3rd Test, Nottingham, Jul 4 - 9 1996, India tour of England
521 & 211
Match drawn
Player Of The Match
136, 3/71 & 48
Player Of The Series
318 runs
India 1st INNINGS
Vikram Rathour c †Russell b Cork47130057.14
Nayan Mongia c †Russell b Lewis924351037.50
Sourav Ganguly c Hussain b Mullally13626836117250.74
Sachin Tendulkar c Patel b Ealham17736046226049.16
Sanjay Manjrekar c Hick b Patel531442175136.80
Mohammad Azharuddin (c)c Patel b Lewis511150045.45
Rahul Dravid c †Russell b Ealham8414917712056.37
Anil Kumble lbw b Mullally064000.00
Javagal Srinath c Cork b Lewis1970011.11
Venkatesh Prasad run out (Stewart)1332780040.62
Venkatapathy Raju not out 1880012.50
Extras(b 6, lb 12, nb 13, w 7)38
TOTAL(167 Ov, RR: 3.11)521
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Vikram Rathour), 2-33 (Nayan Mongia), 3-288 (Sourav Ganguly), 4-377 (Sachin Tendulkar), 5-385 (Mohammad Azharuddin), 6-446 (Sanjay Manjrekar), 7-447 (Anil Kumble), 8-453 (Javagal Srinath), 9-513 (Venkatesh Prasad), 10-521 (Rahul Dravid)
Chris Lewis37108932.40---49
Dominic Cork32612413.87---04
Alan Mullally40128822.20---11
Mark Ealham2999023.10---00
Min Patel24210114.20---02
Graeme Hick41802.00---00
Graham Thorpe10303.00---20
England 1st INNINGS
Mike Atherton (c)c Manjrekar b Prasad16037646820042.55
Alec Stewart c †Mongia b Srinath501151706043.47
Nasser Hussain retired hurt 10718023612059.44
Graham Thorpe lbw b Ganguly45911255049.45
Graeme Hick c Srinath b Raju20831393024.09
Mark Ealham c sub (A Jadeja) b Srinath511201513042.50
Jack Russell c †Mongia b Prasad055000.00
Chris Lewis lbw b Kumble2159662035.59
Dominic Cork not out 32961082033.33
Min Patel c Manjrekar b Ganguly2777882035.06
Alan Mullally c †Mongia b Ganguly19130011.11
Extras(b 18, lb 18, nb 14)50
TOTAL(198.5 Ov, RR: 2.83)564
Fall of wickets: 1-130 (Alec Stewart), 1-322* (Nasser Hussain, retired hurt), 2-360 (Mike Atherton), 3-396 (Graham Thorpe), 4-444 (Graeme Hick), 5-444 (Jack Russell), 6-491 (Chris Lewis), 7-497 (Mark Ealham), 8-558 (Min Patel), 9-564 (Alan Mullally)
Javagal Srinath471213122.78---05
Venkatesh Prasad431212422.88---07
Anil Kumble3969812.51---03
Venkatapathy Raju43127611.76---00
Sourav Ganguly19.527133.57---03
Sachin Tendulkar702804.00---00
India 2nd INNINGS
Nayan Mongia c Lewis b Mullally451531984029.41
Sanjay Manjrekar c Stewart b Lewis1133352033.33
Sourav Ganguly  b Cork48861218055.81
Sachin Tendulkar c Stewart b Lewis749711111176.28
Rahul Dravid c Thorpe b Mullally821241038.09
Mohammad Azharuddin (c)c Cork b Ealham814360057.14
Anil Kumble lbw b Ealham26120033.33
Javagal Srinath c Thorpe b Ealham38130037.50
Venkatesh Prasad not out 0313000.00
Venkatapathy Raju c sub (NA Gie) b Ealham044000.00
Vikram Rathour absent hurt------
Extras(b 1, lb 1, nb 9, w 1)12
TOTAL(69 Ov, RR: 3.05)211
Fall of wickets: 1-17 (Sanjay Manjrekar), 2-103 (Sourav Ganguly), 3-140 (Nayan Mongia), 4-160 (Rahul Dravid), 5-204 (Mohammad Azharuddin), 6-208 (Sachin Tendulkar), 7-208 (Anil Kumble), 8-211 (Javagal Srinath), 9-211 (Venkatapathy Raju)
Chris Lewis1445023.57---11
Dominic Cork703214.57---03
Alan Mullally1333622.76---06
Mark Ealham1452141.50---00
Min Patel1234703.91---01
Graeme Hick942302.55---00
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
TossIndia, elected to bat first
SeriesIndia tour of England
Player Of The Match
Sourav Ganguly
Sourav Ganguly
Player Of The Series
Nasser Hussain
Nasser Hussain
Sourav Ganguly
Sourav Ganguly
Series resultEngland won the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1329
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Mark Ealham
Mark Ealham
England Image
George Sharp
Sri Lanka Image
TV Umpire
England Image
David Constant
Match Referee
West Indies Image
Cammie Smith
Thu, 04 Jul - day 1 - India 1st innings 287/2 (Sourav Ganguly 136*, Sachin Tendulkar 123*)
Fri, 05 Jul - day 2 - England 1st innings 32/0 (Mike Atherton 21*, Alec Stewart 10*)
Sat, 06 Jul - day 3 - England 1st innings 322/1 (Mike Atherton 145*, Nasser Hussain 107*)
Sun, 07 Jul - rest day
Mon, 08 Jul - day 4 - England 1st innings 550/7 (Dominic Cork 24*, Min Patel 22*)
Tue, 09 Jul - day 5 - India 2nd innings 211 (69 ov) - end of match
Day 1
  • Rain stopped play immediately after Rathour's dismissal, before Ganguly even played a single ball. 28 minutes of play lost in the morning session.
  • Mongia was caught by Russell when the ball spilled from Hick at first slip.
  • Tendulkar dropped by Atherton at gully off Cork when on 0, at the Indian total of 39/2.
  • Tendulkar scores his 10th Test century, 4th against England.
  • Ganguly scores his second successive Test century, only the third batsman to score two centuries in his first two innings (after LG Rowe and AI Kallicharran). 6th batsman to score two centuries in his first two tests, second from India after Azharuddin. 5 of the 6 batsmen performed this feat against England.
  • New ball taken at the end of 80 overs.
  • Tendulkar caught by Hick in the first slip off a no ball from Cork, when on 119, and the Indian total at 261/2.
Day 2
  • 3rd wicket partnership of 255 between Ganguly and Tendulkar, highest partnership for India against any country, away, for any wicket.
  • 177, Tendulkar's highest Test score abroad. Two runs short of his highest Test score (179 made against West Indies).
  • Third new ball taken by Mullally at the 162nd over
  • Prasad gets a 5, from a 4 overthrow.
  • England to face 11 overs on day 2.
  • Dravid drops a difficult catch at third slip from Atherton, when on 0, off Srinath. Atherton gets a boundary.
Day 3
  • Azharuddin drops Atherton in the slips when on 34, off Srinath, (team total 61/0). Atherton gets a boundary. Azharuddin injured his ankle in the process and has gone to the hospital for X-rays. Tendulkar is leading the team in his absence.
  • New ball taken at the end of 83 overs.
  • England 1st innings: 1x7 ball over (in Prasad's over, allowed by umpire Sharp)
  • Atherton scores his 10th test century.
  • Hussain scores his 2nd test century, 2nd in this series.
Day 4
  • N Hussain retired hurt at 322/1 (retired before the start of play. X-rays revealed that he had a hairline fracture in his fingers).
  • Rathour dislocated his shoulder while throwing from deep.
Day 5
  • Mongia and Manjrekar open for India. Rathour unlikely to bat.
  • Manjrekar crosses 2000 runs in Test cricket.
  • Gavaskar adjudicated the Man of the match award, team managers Patil and Lloyd adjudicated the Man of the series award for England and India respectively.