Ceylon v India
India in Ceylon 1956/57
VenueColombo Oval, Colombo on 17th, 18th, 19th November 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
Umpires[unknown], JK Murray
Close of play day 1India (1) 263/6 (Manjrekar 67*, Khanna 16*)
Close of play day 2Ceylon (1) 69/7 (Goonesena 17*, Arenhold 6*)

India first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
P Royc Lafir b Goonesena24      
NJ Contractorc Schoorman b CI Gunasekara78 2108-  
*PR Umrigarc Schoorman b Wijesinha61 14041  
VL Manjrekarc and b Goonesena77      
AG Kripal Singhst Fernando b Goonesena5      
GS Ramchandc Arenhold b Goonesena9      
P Bhandarist Fernando b Goonesena0      
+SK Khannast Fernando b Goonesena19      
Ghulam Ahmedc Inman b Goonesena3      
SP Gupteb Arenhold4      
BR Mohan Rainot out0      
Total(all out, 109.1 overs)283
Fall of wickets:
1-45, 2-161, 3-165, 4-183, 5-203, 6-207, 7-271, 8-278, 9-283, 10-283 (109.1 ov)
Ceylon bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Arenhold16   4411--
Coomaraswamy13   4340--
Schoorman20   11360--
Wijesinha22   5501--
CI Gunasekara14   3501--

Ceylon first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
ACM Lafirb Gupte5      
CH Gunasekarab Gupte11      
CC Inmanb Ghulam Ahmed0      
CI Gunasekarab Gupte9      
*G Goonesenac Bhandari b Gupte48      
A Sethupathyc Ramchand b Ghulam Ahmed4      
B Wijesinhab Gupte5      
S Coomaraswamyb Ghulam Ahmed5      
JA Arenholdc Contractor b Gupte27      
+HIK Fernandonot out22      
GP Schoormanb Ramchand3      
Total(all out, 78.5 overs)150
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-20, 3-24, 4-33, 5-50, 6-55, 7-62, 8-111, 9-133, 10-150 (78.5 ov)
India bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Mohan Rai7   380--
Umrigar2   040--
Gupte34   16646--
Ghulam Ahmed28   14453--

India second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
P Royc CI Gunasekara b Lafir42      
NJ Contractorc Coomaraswamy b Inman42      
AG Kripal Singhnot out33      
P Bhandarinot out7      
*PR Umrigardid not bat      
VL Manjrekardid not bat      
GS Ramchanddid not bat      
+SK Khannadid not bat      
Ghulam Ahmeddid not bat      
SP Guptedid not bat      
BR Mohan Raidid not bat      
Total(2 wickets, declared, 38 overs)125
Fall of wickets:
1-77, 2-99
Ceylon bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Arenhold4   1110--
Coomaraswamy3   180--
Wijesinha8   3160--
Goonesena7   1150--
CI Gunasekara3   0120--
Lafir5   0181--
Inman6   0301--
Sethupathy2   0140--

Ceylon second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
ACM Lafirc and b Contractor16      
A Sethupathyb Contractor12      
+HIK Fernandoc Mohan Rai b Contractor0      
CC Inmanc Ramchand b Manjrekar26      
S Coomaraswamyb Manjrekar11      
CI Gunasekaranot out22      
B Wijesinhanot out4      
CH Gunasekaradid not bat      
*G Goonesenadid not bat      
JA Arenholddid not bat      
GP Schoormandid not bat      
Total(5 wickets, 27 overs)93
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-19, 3-49, 4-67, 5-67
India bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Mohan Rai2   0100--
Roy4   0110--
Contractor9   5123--
Manjrekar9   2402--
Bhandari3   0180--

--> CC Inman made his debut in first-class matches
--> HIK Fernando (1) passed his previous highest score of 16 in first-class matches
--> B Wijesinha made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> S Coomaraswamy made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> GP Schoorman made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> SK Khanna made his debut for India in first-class matches
--> P Bhandari made his debut in Sri Lanka in first-class matches
--> SK Khanna made his debut in Sri Lanka in first-class matches
--> NJ Contractor achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Ceylon second innings (previous best was 3-42)





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