Gloucestershire v Indians
India in British Isles 1959
VenueCollege Ground, Cheltenham on 15th, 17th, 18th August 1959 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossIndians won the toss and decided to field
ResultGloucestershire won by 192 runs
UmpiresJS Buller, DJ Wood
Close of play day 1Indians (1) 23/1 (Roy 9*, Ghorpade 0*)
Close of play day 2Gloucestershire (2) 153/3 (Hawkins 21*, Mortimore 11*)

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CA Miltonc Borde b Nadkarni77     
+BJ Meyerrun out63     
RB Nichollsb Gupte19     
DG Hawkinsc Nadkarni b Umrigar0     
JB Mortimoreb Gupte4     
AS Brownst Joshi b Gupte14     
JR Bernardb Gupte16     
*GM Emmettc Gupte b Umrigar85     
DA Allennot out30     
DR Smithc Ghorpade b Borde1     
C Cookdid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 2 lb)9
Total(9 wickets, declared, 116.4 overs)318
Fall of wickets:
1-124, 2-145, 3-155, 4-162, 5-173, 6-192, 7-225, 8-317, 9-318 (116.4 ov)
Indians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Umrigar20   2462--
Jaisimha3   0140--
Gupte28   3934--
Muddiah20   8370--
Nadkarni33   13791--

Indians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*P Royb Mortimore26     
NJ Contractorc Smith b Mortimore9     
JM Ghorpadeb Brown4     
AA Baiglbw b Smith7     
PR Umrigarb Cook80     
CG Bordec Cook b Hawkins32     
RG Nadkarnic Smith b Cook0     
ML Jaisimhac Bernard b Cook2     
+PG Joshib Cook0     
SP Guptec Nicholls b Cook5     
VM Muddiahnot out4     
Extras(4 b, 6 lb)10
Total(all out, 89.2 overs)179
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-35, 3-46, 4-83, 5-156, 6-156, 7-168, 8-169, 9-170, 10-179 (89.2 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith17   4451--
Brown19   2481--
Allen5   320--
Mortimore17   10232--
Hawkins10   3241--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CA Miltonb Borde57     
+BJ Meyerb Jaisimha8     
RB Nichollsc Ghorpade b Muddiah37     
DG Hawkinsnot out35     
JB Mortimoreb Nadkarni30     
AS Browndid not bat      
JR Bernarddid not bat      
*GM Emmettdid not bat      
DA Allendid not bat      
DR Smithdid not bat      
C Cookdid not bat      
Extras(9 b, 10 lb)19
Total(4 wickets, declared, 67.5 overs)186
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-110, 3-118, 4-186 (67.5 ov)
Indians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Umrigar5   170--
Jaisimha11   1401--
Gupte24   3630--
Muddiah8   1231--
Borde5   0111--

Indians second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*P Royb Smith7     
NJ Contractorc Meyer b Smith48     
CG Bordeb Mortimore12     
AA Baigc Brown b Cook15     
RG Nadkarnilbw b Smith16     
JM Ghorpadenot out13     
ML Jaisimhac Milton b Smith6     
+PG Joshib Smith4     
SP Gupteb Mortimore1     
VM Muddiahb Mortimore0     
PR Umrigarabsent hurt
Extras(8 b, 3 lb)11
Total(all out, 60 overs)133
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-41, 3-87, 4-109, 5-110, 6-124, 7-132, 8-133, 9-133 (60 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith17   4325--
Brown5   360--
Mortimore14   8193--
Cook12   3361--
Bernard5   190--
Hawkins5   350--
Nicholls2   0150--

--> BJ Meyer (1) passed his previous highest score of 60 in First-Class matches
--> NJ Contractor (2) passed 3500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 13
--> C Cook reached 1500 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Indians first innings