Minor Counties v Indians
India in British Isles 1959
VenueTrentham Road, Stoke-on-Trent on 10th, 11th, 12th June 1959 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossIndians won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMinor Counties won by 6 wickets
UmpiresSH Moore, HC Turner
Close of play day 1Minor Counties (1) 66/3 (Cole 34*, Ikin 12*)
Close of play day 2Indians (2) 180/5 (Kripal Singh 18*, Tamhane 2*)

Indians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
NJ Contractorb Young7     
AL Apteb Craig1     
P Royb Craig4     
AG Kripal Singhc Ikin b Young8     
JM Ghorpadeb Laitt67     
ML Jaisimhac Laitt b Birkenshaw51     
*DK Gaekwadc Birkenshaw b Laitt100     
+NS Tamhanec Simons b Laitt22     
Surendranathc Ikin b Laitt4     
RB Desaic Laitt b Young15     
VM Muddiahnot out0     
Extras(5 b, 3 lb)8
Total(all out, 77.1 overs)287
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-12, 3-12, 4-45, 5-117, 6-181, 7-242, 8-246, 9-287, 10-287 (77.1 ov)
Minor Counties bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Young25   1943--
Craig17   0462--
Cole4   0200--
Birkenshaw10   2231--
Atkinson6   0380--

Minor Counties first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PJ Sharpec Desai b Surendranath6     
DH Colec Jaisimha b Muddiah36     
FR Baileyc Contractor b Surendranath5     
RM Jamesb Jaisimha5     
*JT Ikinb Muddiah118     
CRM Atkinsonb Ghorpade23     
J Birkenshawc Tamhane b Kripal Singh18     
+RG Simonsrun out0     
IT Craigc and b Kripal Singh1     
DJ Laittnot out7     
SH Youngc Ghorpade b Kripal Singh0     
Extras(5 b, 4 lb)9
Total(all out, 88 overs)228
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-41, 3-50, 4-86, 5-135, 6-192, 7-200, 8-209, 9-225, 10-228 (88 ov)
Indians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Desai17   4460--
Surendranath20   9422--
Jaisimha3   171--
Muddiah25   8562--
Kripal Singh17   3543--
Ghorpade6   0141--

Indians second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
NJ Contractorb Birkenshaw26     
AL Apterun out44     
ML Jaisimhac Birkenshaw b Laitt12     
JM Ghorpadec Sharpe b Atkinson52     
P Royst Simons b Atkinson22     
AG Kripal Singhnot out66     
+NS Tamhanerun out29     
RB Desaib Laitt13     
*DK Gaekwaddid not bat      
Surendranathdid not bat      
VM Muddiahdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 6 lb)10
Total(7 wickets, declared, 66.3 overs)274
Fall of wickets:
1-43, 2-65, 3-98, 4-145, 5-178, 6-254, 7-274 (66.3 ov)
Minor Counties bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Young15   3540--
Craig15   2390--
Birkenshaw16   3671--
Atkinson7   0512--

Minor Counties second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DH Colec Muddiah b Surendranath22     
PJ Sharpec Contractor b Muddiah202     
FR Baileyc Kripal Singh b Muddiah79     
*JT Ikinc Tamhane b Jaisimha0     
RM Jamesnot out4     
CRM Atkinsonnot out1     
J Birkenshawdid not bat      
+RG Simonsdid not bat      
IT Craigdid not bat      
DJ Laittdid not bat      
SH Youngdid not bat      
Extras(19 b, 7 lb)26
Total(4 wickets, 71 overs)334
Fall of wickets:
1-44, 2-328, 3-329, 4-330
Indians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Desai15   2640--
Surendranath11   0621--
Muddiah17   2742--
Kripal Singh14   1530--
Ghorpade4   0330--
Jaisimha10   0221--

--> CRM Atkinson made his debut in First-Class matches
--> RG Simons made his debut in First-Class matches
--> IT Craig made his debut in First-Class matches
--> DJ Laitt made his debut in First-Class matches
--> SH Young made his debut in First-Class matches
--> RG Simons made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> IT Craig made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> JM Ghorpade (1) passed 1500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 51
--> PJ Sharpe (2) passed his previous highest score of 141 in First-Class matches
--> PJ Sharpe (2) passed 1000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 118
--> FR Bailey (2) passed his previous highest score of 23 in First-Class matches
--> ML Jaisimha reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Minor Counties second innings