India v England
Marylebone Cricket Club in India, Pakistan and Ceylon 1951/52 (3rd Test)
VenueEden Gardens, Calcutta on 30th, 31st December 1951, 1st, 3rd, 4th January 1952 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEngland won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresAR Joshi, BJ Mohoni
Close of play day 1England (1) 214/4 (Watkins 53*, Poole 43*)
Close of play day 2India (1) 65/0 (Roy 40*, Mankad 20*)
Close of play day 3India (1) 257/6 (Phadkar 72*, Gopinath 11*)
Close of play day 4England (2) 98/2 (Spooner 39*, Watkins 1*)

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonc Phadkar b Divecha13     
+RT Spoonerc Sen b Mankad71 195 - 
TW Graveneyc Amarnath b Divecha24     
AJ Watkinsc Sen b Phadkar68 260 - 
D Kenyonc Manjrekar b Mankad3     
CJ Poolec Divecha b Phadkar55     
*ND Howardc Amarnath b Mankad23     
JB Stathamb Phadkar1     
E Leadbeaterrun out38     
F Ridgwayst Sen b Mankad24     
R Tattersallnot out5     
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 11 nb, 1 w)17
Total(all out, 159.5 overs)342
Fall of wickets:
1-22 (Robertson), 2-76 (Graveney), 3-133 (Spooner), 4-139 (Kenyon), 5-246 (Watkins), 6-247 (Poole), 7-259 (Statham), 8-290 (Howard), 9-332 (Leadbeater), 10-342 (Ridgway, 159.5 ov)
India bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Phadkar38   11893--
Divecha33   9602--
Amarnath20   5350--
Gupte13   0430--
Hazare3   090--

India first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
P Royc Spooner b Ridgway42     
MH Mankadc Tattersall b Leadbeater59 245 - 
PR Umrigarc Howard b Ridgway10     
*VS Hazareb Tattersall2     
L Amarnathb Tattersall0     
DG Phadkarc Leadbeater b Ridgway115 385 1 
VL Manjrekarb Tattersall48     
CD Gopinathc Robertson b Ridgway19     
RV Divechac Watkins b Tattersall26     
SP Guptec Leadbeater b Statham0     
+PK Sennot out7     
Extras(3 b, 10 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)16
Total(all out, 149.1 overs)344
Fall of wickets:
1-72 (Roy), 2-90 (Umrigar), 3-93 (Hazare), 4-93 (Amarnath), 5-144 (Mankad), 6-220 (Manjrekar), 7-272 (Gopinath), 8-320 (Divecha), 9-327 (Gupte), 10-344 (Phadkar, 149.1 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Statham27   10461--
Tattersall48   131044--
Leadbeater15   2641--
Watkins21   9310--

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonst Sen b Mankad22     
+RT Spoonerb Mankad92 315 - 
TW Graveneyc Sen b Divecha21     
AJ Watkinsb Divecha2     
D Kenyonb Phadkar0     
CJ Poolenot out69     
*ND Howardnot out20     
JB Stathamdid not bat      
E Leadbeaterdid not bat      
F Ridgwaydid not bat      
R Tattersalldid not bat      
Extras(13 b, 6 lb, 5 nb, 2 w)26
Total(5 wickets, declared, 120 overs)252
Fall of wickets:
1-52 (Robertson), 2-93 (Graveney), 3-99 (Watkins), 4-102 (Kenyon), 5-184 (Spooner)
India bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Divecha25   7552--
Amarnath22   5430--
Hazare9   4110--
Mankad35   13642--
Phadkar20   7271--
Gupte5   0140--
Umrigar4   1120--

India second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
P Roynot out31 90 - 
MH Mankadnot out71 9012- 
PR Umrigardid not bat      
*VS Hazaredid not bat      
L Amarnathdid not bat      
DG Phadkardid not bat      
VL Manjrekardid not bat      
CD Gopinathdid not bat      
RV Divechadid not bat      
SP Guptedid not bat      
+PK Sendid not bat      
Extras(1 b)1
Total(no wicket, 29 overs)103
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ridgway2   180--
Statham4   080--
Poole5   190--
Tattersall4   240--
Leadbeater8   0540--
Robertson5   1100--
Graveney1   090--

--> RT Spooner (1) passed his previous highest score of 46 in Test matches
--> CJ Poole made his debut in Test matches
--> ND Howard (1) passed his previous highest score of 20 in Test matches
--> F Ridgway (1) passed his previous highest score of 15 in Test matches
--> VL Manjrekar made his debut in Test matches
--> RV Divecha made his debut in Test matches
--> SP Gupte made his debut in Test matches
--> RT Spooner (2) passed his previous highest score of 71 in Test matches
--> F Ridgway achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed CD Gopinath in the India first innings (previous best was 2-33)





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