England v India
India in England 1996 (1st Test)
VenueEdgbaston, Birmingham on 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th June 1996 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossIndia won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEngland won by 8 wickets
UmpiresDB Hair, DR Shepherd
TV umpireAA Jones
RefereeCW Smith
Close of play day 1England (1) 60/0 (Knight 27*, Atherton 31*)
Close of play day 2India (2) 5/0 (Rathour 5*, Jadeja 0*)
Close of play day 3England (2) 73/1 (Atherton 29*, Hussain 18*)
Man of the MatchN Hussain

India first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
V Rathourc Knight b Cork2052661- 
AD Jadejac Atherton b Lewis0916-- 
SV Manjrekarc Atherton b Lewis2347684- 
SR Tendulkarb Cork2441714- 
*M Azharuddinc Knight b Irani1327303- 
+NR Mongiab Mullally2039484- 
SB Joshic Thorpe b Mullally1264931- 
A Kumblec Knight b Cork58131- 
J Srinathc Russell b Mullally5265949- 
PL Mhambreyc Thorpe b Cork2849764- 
BKV Prasadnot out01824-- 
Extras(3 b, 10 lb, 4 nb)17
Total(all out, 303 minutes, 69.1 overs)214
Fall of wickets:
1-8 (Jadeja), 2-41 (Rathour), 3-64 (Azharuddin), 4-93 (Tendulkar), 5-103 (Mongia), 6-118 (Manjrekar), 7-127 (Kumble), 8-150 (Joshi), 9-203 (Srinath), 10-214 (Mhambrey)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lewis18   2442--
Mullally22   7603-1
Irani7   4221--
Patel2   0140--

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
NV Knightc Mongia b Srinath2748784- 
*MA Athertonc Rathour b Mhambrey33981225- 
N Hussainc sub (RS Dravid) b Srinath128227313181 
GP Thorpeb Srinath21304521 
GA Hickc Mhambrey b Prasad829402- 
RC Iranic Mongia b Srinath3434417- 
+RC Russellb Prasad01422-- 
CC Lewisc Rathour b Prasad011-- 
DG Corkc Jadeja b Prasad498-- 
MM Patellbw b Kumble1835522- 
AD Mullallynot out1425473- 
Extras(16 b, 3 lb, 7 nb)26
Total(all out, 389 minutes, 90.2 overs)313
Fall of wickets:
1-60 (Knight), 2-72 (Atherton), 3-109 (Thorpe), 4-149 (Hick), 5-195 (Irani), 6-205 (Russell), 7-205 (Lewis), 8-215 (Cork), 9-264 (Patel), 10-313 (Hussain)
India bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Prasad28   9714--
Kumble24   4771--
Mhambrey10   0431-3

India second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
V Rathourc Hick b Cork711211- 
AD Jadejac Russell b Lewis627371- 
+NR Mongiac Hussain b Cork936201- 
SR Tendulkarc Thorpe b Lewis122177263191 
*M Azharuddinb Mullally035-- 
SB Joshic Russell b Mullally1215991- 
SV Manjrekarc Knight b Lewis1864482- 
A Kumblerun out (Knight->Hick)1554702- 
J Srinathlbw b Lewis11418-- 
PL Mhambreyb Lewis1520282- 
BKV Prasadnot out0616-- 
Extras(4 b, 9 lb, 1 nb)14
Total(all out, 318 minutes, 70.4 overs)219
Fall of wickets:
1-15 (Rathour), 2-17 (Jadeja), 3-35 (Mongia), 4-36 (Azharuddin), 5-68 (Joshi), 6-127 (Manjrekar), 7-185 (Kumble), 8-193 (Srinath), 9-208 (Tendulkar), 10-219 (Mhambrey)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cork19   5402--
Mullally15   4432-1
Irani2   0210--
Patel8   3180--
Hick4   1120--

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
NV Knightlbw b Prasad1429401- 
*MA Athertonnot out531001533- 
N Hussainc Srinath b Prasad1943542- 
GP Thorpenot out1736592- 
GA Hickdid not bat      
RC Iranidid not bat      
+RC Russelldid not bat      
CC Lewisdid not bat      
DG Corkdid not bat      
MM Pateldid not bat      
AD Mullallydid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 7 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)18
Total(2 wickets, 154 minutes, 33.5 overs)121
Fall of wickets:
1-37 (Knight), 2-77 (Hussain)
India bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Prasad14   0502--
Kumble5   390--

--> The match was scheduled for five days but completed in four.
--> V Rathour made his debut in Test matches
--> SR Tendulkar (1) passed 2500 runs in Test matches when he reached 17
--> SB Joshi made his debut in Test matches
--> PL Mhambrey made his debut in Test matches
--> BKV Prasad made his debut in Test matches
--> N Hussain (1) passed his previous highest score of 71 in Test matches
--> N Hussain (1) passed 10500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 92
--> RC Irani made his debut in Test matches
--> MM Patel made his debut in Test matches
--> AD Mullally made his debut in Test matches
--> SR Tendulkar (2) passed 8500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 80
--> J Srinath reached 50 wickets in Test matches when he dismissed N Hussain, his 4th wicket in the England first innings
--> AD Mullally reached 300 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed M Azharuddin, his 1st wicket in the India second innings
--> DG Cork reached 50 wickets in Test matches when he dismissed V Rathour, his 1st wicket in the India second innings
--> SV Manjrekar retired hurt in the India first innings having scored 10 (team score 40/1) - he returned when the score was 103/5

Manjrekar used a runner upon the resumption of his innings
Irani took the wicket of Azharuddin off the 5th delivery he bowled in Test cricket.
India 2nd innings: 2x7 ball overs (DB Hair miscounted, once each for Mullally and Patel).





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