India v Australia
Australia in India and Pakistan 1959/60 (5th Test)
VenueEden Gardens, Calcutta on 23rd, 24th, 25th, 27th, 28th January 1960 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossIndia won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresSK Ganguli, ND Sane
Close of play day 1India (1) 158/7 (Ramchand 12*, Jaisimha 2*)
Close of play day 2Australia (1) 229/3 (O'Neill 93*, Burge 43*)
Close of play day 3India (2) 67/2 (Roy 31*, Jaisimha 0*)
Close of play day 4India (2) 243/6 (Jaisimha 59*, Kenny 26*)

India first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+BK Kunderamb Mackay12     
NJ Contractorb Benaud36     
P Royc Grout b Davidson33     
RG Nadkarnic Burge b Lindwall2  -- 
RB Kennyc Grout b Lindwall7     
CD Gopinathb Benaud39     
CG Bordeb Benaud6     
*GS Ramchandb Davidson12     
ML Jaisimhanot out20     
RB Desaic Grout b Davidson17     
JM Patelrun out0  -- 
Extras(5 b, 1 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)10
Total(all out, 89.3 overs)194
Fall of wickets:
1-30 (Kunderam), 2-59 (Contractor), 3-71 (Nadkarni), 4-83 (Kenny), 5-112 (Roy), 6-131 (Borde), 7-142 (Gopinath), 8-158 (Ramchand), 9-194 (Desai), 10-194 (Patel, 89.3 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Davidson16   2373--
Meckiff17   5280--
Mackay11   5161--
Lindwall16   6442--

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LE Favellb Desai26     
+ATW Groutb Patel50     
RN Harveyc Jaisimha b Patel17     
NCL O'Neillc Kunderam b Desai113  15- 
PJP Burgeb Desai60     
CC McDonaldlbw b Borde27     
KD Mackayb Patel18     
RR Lindwallc Kunderam b Desai10     
AK Davidsonb Borde4     
*R Benaudc and b Borde3  -- 
I Meckiffnot out0  -- 
Extras(3 lb)3
Total(all out, 111.1 overs)331
Fall of wickets:
1-76 (Grout), 2-76 (Favell), 3-116 (Harvey), 4-266 (O'Neill), 5-273 (Burge), 6-299 (Mackay), 7-323 (McDonald), 8-325 (Lindwall), 9-328 (Benaud), 10-331 (Davidson, 111.1 ov)
India bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Desai36   41114--
Ramchand10   1370--
Patel26   21043--
Nadkarni22   10360--
Jaisimha4   0170--

India second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+BK Kunderamb Davidson0  -- 
NJ Contractorc Davidson b Benaud30     
P Roylbw b Benaud39     
ML Jaisimhab Mackay74     
CD Gopinathc Grout b Benaud0  -- 
RG Nadkarnic Grout b Lindwall29     
CG Bordeb Meckiff50     
RB Kennyc Grout b Mackay62     
*GS Ramchandb Benaud9     
RB Desainot out17     
JM Patelc Benaud b Davidson12     
Extras(11 b, 4 lb, 2 nb)17
Total(all out, 146.2 overs)339
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (Kunderam), 2-67 (Contractor), 3-78 (Roy), 4-78 (Gopinath), 5-123 (Nadkarni), 6-206 (Borde), 7-289 (Jaisimha), 8-294 (Kenny), 9-316 (Ramchand), 10-339 (Patel, 146.2 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lindwall20   3661--
Meckiff21   2411--
Benaud48   231034--
Mackay21   7362--

Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LE Favellnot out62     
CC McDonaldrun out6     
RN Harveyc and b Contractor36     
*R Benaudnot out10     
+ATW Groutdid not bat      
NCL O'Neilldid not bat      
PJP Burgedid not bat      
KD Mackaydid not bat      
RR Lindwalldid not bat      
AK Davidsondid not bat      
I Meckiffdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 5 lb, 1 nb)7
Total(2 wickets, 52 overs)121
Fall of wickets:
1-20 (McDonald), 2-104 (Harvey)
India bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Desai11   4180--
Ramchand3   240--
Patel7   1150--
Borde13   1450--
Nadkarni7   4100--
Jaisimha6   2130--
Contractor5   191--

--> P Roy (1) passed 8500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 7
--> CC McDonald (1) passed 9500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 25
--> RR Lindwall (1) passed 1500 runs in Test matches when he reached 8
--> RB Kenny (2) passed his previous highest score of 55 in Test matches
--> ML Jaisimha (2) passed his previous highest score of 20 in Test matches
--> ML Jaisimha (2) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 30
--> RB Desai (2) equalled his previous highest score of 17 in Test matches
--> R Benaud (2) passed 1500 runs in Test matches when he reached 6
--> CG Borde achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed AK Davidson in the Australia first innings (previous best was 2-53)





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