India Vs England 1959 Series: Statistics and Records

English players ruled the series. Trueman was again the main tormentor, while in batting Barrington in the company of Captain Cowdrey, M Smith and Pullar tortured Indian bowlers.

India Vs England History: Test Series Result
India Vs England 1959 Series: First Whitewash
India Vs England 1959 Series: Test Results

Series Record

    Captains: Cowdrey (Eng), D Phadkar (Ind)
    Wicketkeepers: Evans and Swetman (Eng), P Joshi and Tamhane (Ind)
    Best Batsmen: Barrington (357), Umrigar (223)
    Best Bowler: Trueman (24), Gupte and Surendranath (11-each)
    Highest Team Score: 490 (Eng), 376 (Ind)
    Lowest Team Score: 140 (Ind), 226 (Eng)
    Centuries: 6 (Eng 4, Ind 2)
    Half-centuries: 16 (Eng 14, Ind 2)
    5wkts in inning: 4 ( 2 each)
    10wkts in inning: 0

Statistics

    First whitewash in India-England Series in 5-test series.

Team Records:

    England scores: 422, 226 and 108/2, 483/8d, 490 and 265/8d, 361
    India Scores: 206 and 157 (f/o), 168 and 165, 161 and 149, 208 and 376, 140 and 194
    Follow on: 1 (Ind)

Batting Records

    Highest Centuries: 1 each by 6 batsmen
    Highest Ind. Scores: 160 by Cowdrey
    Centuries: 106 (Peter May), 160 (Cowdrey), 131 (Pullar), 100 (Smith), 118 (Umrigar), 112 (Baig)

Biggest (100-plus) Partnerships

    125 4th May & Barrington (Eng)
    106 6th Horton & Evans (Eng)
    146 1st wkt Parkhouse & Pullar (Eng)
    193 4th Cowdrey & Barrington (Eng)
    131 1st PUllar and Cowdrey (Eng)
    109 4th Smith & Barrington (Eng)
    109 2nd Contractor & Baig (Ind)
    169 3rd Subba Row & M Smith (Eng)
    102 7th Illingworth & Swetman (Eng)

Bowling Records

    Best Bowling in an Inning:
    5/31 Statham (Eng)
    5/35 Greenhough (Eng)
    5/89 R Desai (Ind)
    5/75 Surendranath
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