India v Australia
Australia in India and Pakistan 1956/57 (1st Test)
VenueNehru Stadium, Madras on 19th, 20th, 22nd, 23rd October 1956 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossIndia won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralia won by an innings and 5 runs
UmpiresDD Desai, MG Vijayasarathi
Close of play day 1India (1) 117/5 (Manjrekar 33*, Kripal Singh 4*)
Close of play day 2Australia (1) 120/3 (Craig 30*, Burge 12*)
Close of play day 3India (2) 29/2 (Umrigar 0*, Tamhane 3*)

India first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MH Mankadc McDonald b Benaud27     
P Royc Harvey b Benaud13     
*PR Umrigarc Craig b Benaud31     
VL Manjrekarlbw b Benaud41     
GS Ramchandb Crawford0  -- 
HR Adhikaric Burke b Crawford5     
AG Kripal Singhc Harvey b Crawford13     
+NS Tamhanenot out9     
JM Patelc Johnson b Benaud3  -- 
Ghulam Ahmedc Harvey b Benaud11     
SP Guptec McDonald b Benaud4     
Extras(4 lb)4
Total(all out, 99.3 overs)161
Fall of wickets:
1-41 (Mankad), 2-44 (Roy), 3-97 (Umrigar), 4-98 (Ramchand), 5-106 (Adhikari), 6-134 (Manjrekar), 7-134 (Kripal Singh), 8-137 (Patel), 9-151 (Ghulam Ahmed), 10-161 (Gupte, 99.3 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lindwall9   1150--
Crawford26   8323--
Mackay20   9250--
Johnson15   10130--

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CC McDonaldst Tamhane b Mankad29     
JW Burkec Tamhane b Gupte10     
RN Harveyb Mankad37     
ID Craigc Ramchand b Mankad40     
PJP Burgelbw b Patel35     
KD Mackayc Tamhane b Ghulam Ahmed29     
R Benaudb Ghulam Ahmed6     
RR Lindwallc Adhikari b Gupte8     
*IWG Johnsonc Roy b Gupte73     
WPA Crawfordst Tamhane b Mankad34     
+GRA Langleynot out10     
Extras(5 b, 3 lb)8
Total(all out, 134.3 overs)319
Fall of wickets:
1-12 (Burke), 2-58 (Harvey), 3-97 (McDonald), 4-152 (Craig), 5-186 (Mackay), 6-186 (Burge), 7-198 (Benaud), 8-200 (Lindwall), 9-287 (Crawford), 10-319 (Johnson, 134.3 ov)
India bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ramchand5   1120--
Umrigar4   0170--
Ghulam Ahmed38   17672--
Mankad45   15904--
Patel14   3361--

India second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MH Mankadc Langley b Lindwall11     
P Royc Harvey b Lindwall9     
*PR Umrigarc Langley b Lindwall25     
+NS Tamhanec Crawford b Benaud5     
VL Manjrekarb Crawford16     
GS Ramchandlbw b Johnson28     
HR Adhikarilbw b Lindwall0  -- 
AG Kripal Singhnot out20     
JM Patelb Lindwall0  -- 
Ghulam Ahmedc Burge b Lindwall13     
SP Gupteb Lindwall8     
Extras(10 b, 5 lb, 3 nb)18
Total(all out, 63.5 overs)153
Fall of wickets:
1-18 (Roy), 2-22 (Mankad), 3-39 (Tamhane), 4-63 (Manjrekar), 5-99 (Ramchand), 6-100 (Adhikari), 7-113 (Umrigar), 8-119 (Patel), 9-143 (Ghulam Ahmed), 10-153 (Gupte, 63.5 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Crawford12   6181--
Benaud20   5591--
Johnson9   5151--

--> The match was scheduled for five days but completed in four.
--> PR Umrigar (1) passed 8000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 8
--> RN Harvey (1) passed 4000 runs in Test matches when he reached 31
--> PJP Burge (1) equalled his previous highest score of 35 in Test matches
--> VL Manjrekar (2) passed 4500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 5
--> WPA Crawford achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed GS Ramchand in the India first innings (previous best was 0-4)
--> R Benaud achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed JM Patel in the India first innings (previous best was 4-15)
--> MH Mankad reached 150 wickets in Test matches when he dismissed ID Craig, his 3rd wicket in the Australia first innings





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