India v England
Marylebone Cricket Club in India, Pakistan and Ceylon 1961/62 (1st Test)
VenueBrabourne Stadium, Bombay on 11th, 12th, 14th, 15th, 16th November 1961 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEngland won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresSK Ganguli, AR Joshi
Close of play day 1England (1) 288/3 (Barrington 52*, Dexter 30*)
Close of play day 2India (1) 42/0 (Contractor 9*, Manjrekar 18*)
Close of play day 3India (1) 255/4 (Borde 42*, Durani 41*)
Close of play day 4England (2) 127/3 (Barrington 34*, Dexter 16*)

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PE Richardsonc Kunderam b Borde71 1877- 
G Pullarst Kunderam b Borde83 170101 
KF Barringtonnot out151 420 - 
MJK Smithc Kunderam b Ranjane36     
*ER Dexterb Durani85 18511- 
RW Barberst Kunderam b Borde19     
+JT Murrayc sub (DN Sardesai) b Ranjane8     
DA Allenc Kunderam b Ranjane021-- 
GAR Lockb Ranjane23     
DR Smithdid not bat      
A Browndid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 15 lb, 2 nb)24
Total(8 wickets, declared, 173 overs)500
Fall of wickets:
1-159 (Pullar), 2-164 (Richardson), 3-228 (MJK Smith), 4-389 (Dexter), 5-434 (Barber), 6-458 (Murray), 7-458 (Allen), 8-500 (Lock, 173 ov)
India bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Desai32   4850--
Ranjane21   2764--
Kripal Singh33   9640--
Kumar27   8700--
Durani30   5911--
Borde30   5903--

India first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*NJ Contractorb Allen19 137 - 
ML Jaisimhac Barrington b Dexter56  11- 
VL Manjrekarc Lock b Barber68  6- 
AG Milkha Singhc Brown b Allen2     
CG Bordeb DR Smith69 2619- 
SA Duranic Barber b Allen71 158102 
AG Kripal Singhnot out38  4- 
+BK Kunderamlbw b Lock5     
RB Desaic Richardson b Lock1     
VB Ranjanec Barber b Lock16     
VV Kumarb Lock0     
Extras(33 b, 4 lb, 8 nb)45
Total(all out, 168 overs)390
Fall of wickets:
1-80 (Contractor), 2-121 (Manjrekar), 3-140 (Milkha Singh), 4-173 (Jaisimha), 5-315 (Durani), 6-341 (Borde), 7-356 (Kunderam), 8-358 (Desai), 9-383 (Ranjane), 10-390 (Kumar, 168 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
DR Smith31   12541--
Brown19   2640--
Dexter12   4251--
Barber22   5741--
Lock45   22744--
Allen39   21543--

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PE Richardsonc Kripal Singh b Durani43     
RW Barberrun out31     
KF Barringtonnot out52 130 - 
MJK Smithb Durani0     
*ER Dexterc sub (DN Sardesai) b Ranjane27     
+JT Murrayb Desai2     
GAR Locknot out22     
G Pullardid not bat      
DA Allendid not bat      
DR Smithdid not bat      
A Browndid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 4 lb)7
Total(5 wickets, declared, 58 overs)184
Fall of wickets:
1-74 (Barber), 2-93 (Richardson), 3-93 (MJK Smith), 4-144 (Dexter), 5-147 (Murray)
India bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Desai13   2391--
Ranjane13   1531--
Borde7   1240--
Durani11   1282--
Kripal Singh14   3330--

India second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*NJ Contractorc Allen b DR Smith1  -- 
ML Jaisimhac Barber b MJK Smith51     
VL Manjrekarlbw b Lock84     
AG Milkha Singhc Allen b Richardson12     
CG Bordenot out12     
SA Duranic and b Richardson0  -- 
AG Kripal Singhnot out13     
+BK Kunderamdid not bat      
RB Desaidid not bat      
VB Ranjanedid not bat      
VV Kumardid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)7
Total(5 wickets, 73 overs)180
Fall of wickets:
1-5 (Contractor), 2-136 (Jaisimha), 3-140 (Manjrekar), 4-162 (Milkha Singh), 5-162 (Durani)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
DR Smith7   2181--
Brown5   0150--
Dexter4   0150--
Barber13   2420--
Lock16   9331--
Allen11   5120--
Barrington3   0180--
MJK Smith8   3101--
Richardson6   3102--

--> PE Richardson (1) passed 18000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 7
--> KF Barrington (1) passed his previous highest score of 139 in Test matches
--> ER Dexter (1) passed 11000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 39
--> RW Barber (1) passed 7500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 4
--> DR Smith made his debut in Test matches
--> VL Manjrekar (1) passed 7000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 54
--> SA Durani (1) passed his previous highest score of 18 in Test matches
--> VB Ranjane (1) passed his previous highest score of 12 in Test matches
--> KF Barrington (2) passed 15500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 19
--> VL Manjrekar (2) passed 2000 runs in Test matches when he reached 3
--> VB Ranjane achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed JT Murray in the England first innings (previous best was 1-35)
--> GAR Lock reached 2000 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed BK Kunderam, his 1st wicket in the India first innings
--> SA Durani reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed MJK Smith, his 2nd wicket in the England second innings
--> ML Jaisimha retired hurt in the India first innings having scored 0 (team score 0/0) - he returned when the score was 80/1





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