Somerset v Indians
India in British Isles 1959
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 30th May, 1st, 2nd June 1959 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossIndians won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresHG Baldwin, JF Crapp
Close of play day 1Indians (1) 310/4 (Umrigar 184*, Gaekwad 26*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (1) 234/4 (McCool 92*, Palmer 27*)

Indians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
P Royc McCool b Biddulph5     
NJ Contractorb Palmer24     
PR Umrigarc Tremlett b Langford203  201 
VL Manjrekar hit wkt b Lobb53     
CG Bordec McCool b Biddulph10     
*DK Gaekwadc Tripp b Langford69     
RG Nadkarnic Stephenson b McCool31     
+PG Joshic Tripp b Langford7     
SP Guptec Lomax b Langford14     
Surendranathnot out4     
RB Desainot out2     
Extras(2 b, 3 nb, 5 w)10
Total(9 wickets, declared, 152 overs)432
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-63, 3-202, 4-225, 5-347, 6-389, 7-411, 8-417, 9-426
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lobb23   5661--
Biddulph28   5652--
Lomax20   1540--
Palmer18   4341--
Langford45   111424--
McCool18   2611--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Lomaxc Nadkarni b Gupte30     
G Atkinsonc Joshi b Gupte60     
GM Trippc Joshi b Umrigar8     
CL McCoolc Umrigar b Surendranath92     
GL Keithc Borde b Gupte3     
KE Palmerc Nadkarni b Borde37     
*MF Tremlettc Joshi b Borde32     
+HW Stephensonst Joshi b Borde19     
BA Langfordb Borde1     
KD Biddulphnot out0     
B Lobbb Borde0     
Extras(12 b, 6 lb)18
Total(all out, 119.3 overs)300
Fall of wickets:
1-59, 2-78, 3-155, 4-179, 5-234, 6-261, 7-289, 8-295, 9-300, 10-300 (119.3 ov)
Indians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Desai24   6610--
Surendranath20   10471--
Gupte40   17773--
Umrigar8   1251--
Nadkarni14   4300--

Indians second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
P Roylbw b Palmer10     
NJ Contractorlbw b Palmer0     
RG Nadkarnilbw b Langford41     
VL Manjrekarc Stephenson b Langford13     
CG Bordec McCool b Langford4     
PR Umrigarb Langford12     
*DK Gaekwadc Biddulph b Langford28     
+PG Joshic Lomax b McCool6     
SP Guptenot out0     
Surendranathdid not bat      
RB Desaidid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 2 lb, 1 w)5
Total(8 wickets, declared, 41.1 overs)119
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-12, 3-49, 4-61, 5-72, 6-88, 7-119, 8-119 (41.1 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Biddulph5   080--
Palmer6   1152--
Lobb2   020--
Lomax1   030--
Langford14   3565--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Lomaxlbw b Borde14     
G Atkinsonc and b Borde15     
GM Trippc Borde b Umrigar0     
GL Keithc Contractor b Umrigar4     
KE Palmernot out9     
CL McCoolnot out5     
*MF Tremlettdid not bat      
+HW Stephensondid not bat      
BA Langforddid not bat      
KD Biddulphdid not bat      
B Lobbdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb)5
Total(4 wickets, 37 overs)52
Fall of wickets:
1-29, 2-30, 3-34, 4-38
Indians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Desai5   0170--
Surendranath3   210--
Umrigar15   7152--
Borde11   792--
Nadkarni3   150--

--> VL Manjrekar (1) passed 6000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 15
--> SP Gupte (1) passed 500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 7
--> DK Gaekwad (2) passed 3500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 6
--> CG Borde reached 100 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Somerset first innings