India v Australia
Australia in India and Pakistan 1956/57 (3rd Test)
VenueEden Gardens, Calcutta on 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 6th November 1956 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossIndia won the toss and decided to field
ResultAustralia won by 94 runs
UmpiresG Ayling, BJ Mohoni
Close of play day 1India (1) 15/0 (Roy 13*, Contractor 0*)
Close of play day 2India (1) 135/8 (Bhandari 17*, Ghulam Ahmed 10*)
Close of play day 3India (2) 12/0 (Roy 5*, Contractor 5*)

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CC McDonaldb Ghulam Ahmed3  -- 
JW Burkec Manjrekar b Ghulam Ahmed10     
RN Harveyc Tamhane b Ghulam Ahmed7     
ID Craigc Tamhane b Gupte36     
PJP Burgec Ramchand b Ghulam Ahmed58     
KD Mackaylbw b Mankad5     
R Benaudb Ghulam Ahmed24     
RR Lindwallb Ghulam Ahmed8     
*IWG Johnsonc Ghulam Ahmed b Mankad1  -- 
WPA Crawfordc Contractor b Ghulam Ahmed18   1 
+GRA Langleynot out1  -- 
Extras(6 b)6
Total(all out, 86.3 overs)177
Fall of wickets:
1-6 (McDonald), 2-22 (Harvey), 3-25 (Burke), 4-93 (Craig), 5-106 (Mackay), 6-141 (Burge), 7-152 (Benaud), 8-157 (Lindwall), 9-163 (Johnson), 10-177 (Crawford, 86.3 ov)
India bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ramchand2   110--
Umrigar16   3300--
Ghulam Ahmed20.36497--
Gupte23   11351--
Mankad25   4562--

India first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
P Royb Lindwall13     
NJ Contractorlbw b Benaud22     
*PR Umrigarc Burge b Johnson5     
VL Manjrekarc Harvey b Benaud33     
MH Mankadlbw b Benaud4     
GS Ramchandst Langley b Benaud2  -- 
AG Kripal Singhc Mackay b Benaud14     
P Bhandarilbw b Lindwall17     
+NS Tamhaneb Benaud5     
Ghulam Ahmedc Mackay b Lindwall10     
SP Guptenot out1  -- 
Extras(7 b, 1 lb, 2 nb)10
Total(all out, 78.2 overs)136
Fall of wickets:
1-15 (Roy), 2-20 (Umrigar), 3-76 (Contractor), 4-80 (Mankad), 5-82 (Ramchand), 6-98 (Kripal Singh), 7-99 (Manjrekar), 8-115 (Tamhane), 9-135 (Bhandari), 10-136 (Ghulam Ahmed, 78.2 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Crawford3   300--
Johnson12   2271--
Benaud29   10526--
Harvey1   100--
Burke8   3150--

Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CC McDonaldlbw b Ramchand0     
JW Burkec Contractor b Ghulam Ahmed2     
RN Harveyc Umrigar b Mankad69 187 - 
ID Craigb Ghulam Ahmed6     
PJP Burgec Ramchand b Ghulam Ahmed22     
KD Mackay hit wkt b Mankad27     
R Benaudb Gupte21 26 - 
RR Lindwallc Tamhane b Mankad28 14 1 
*IWG Johnsonst Tamhane b Mankad5     
WPA Crawfordnot out1     
+GRA Langleydid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 2 lb)8
Total(9 wickets, declared, 67.4 overs)189
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (McDonald), 2-9 (Burke), 3-27 (Craig), 4-59 (Burge), 5-122 (Mackay), 6-149 (Benaud), 7-159 (Harvey), 8-188 (Lindwall), 9-189 (Johnson, 67.4 ov)
India bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ramchand2   161--
Umrigar20   9210--
Ghulam Ahmed29   5813--
Gupte7   1241--

India second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
P Roylbw b Burke24     
NJ Contractorb Johnson20     
*PR Umrigarc Burke b Benaud28     
VL Manjrekarc Harvey b Benaud22     
MH Mankadc Harvey b Benaud24   1 
GS Ramchandb Burke3  -- 
AG Kripal Singhb Benaud0  -- 
P Bhandaric Harvey b Burke2  -- 
+NS Tamhaneb Benaud0  -- 
Ghulam Ahmedb Burke0  -- 
SP Guptenot out0  -- 
Extras(5 b, 5 lb, 3 nb)13
Total(all out, 69.2 overs)136
Fall of wickets:
1-44 (Contractor), 2-50 (Roy), 3-94 (Manjrekar), 4-99 (Umrigar), 5-102 (Ramchand), 6-121 (Kripal Singh), 7-134 (Mankad), 8-136 (Bhandari), 9-136 (Ghulam Ahmed), 10-136 (Tamhane, 69.2 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lindwall12   790--
Crawford2   110--
Johnson14   5231--
Burke17   4374--

--> The match was scheduled for five days but completed in four.
--> CC McDonald (1) passed 7000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 3
--> RN Harvey (2) passed 14000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 45
--> IWG Johnson (2) passed 1000 runs in Test matches when he reached 5
--> Ghulam Ahmed achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed RR Lindwall in the Australia first innings (previous best was 5-70)
--> Ghulam Ahmed reached 350 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed CC McDonald, his 1st wicket in the Australia first innings
--> JW Burke achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed P Roy in the India second innings (previous best was 0-0)





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