Kent v Indians
India in British Isles 1959
VenueSt Lawrence Ground, Canterbury on 29th, 31st August, 1st September 1959 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossKent won the toss and decided to bat
ResultIndians won by 8 wickets
UmpiresJH Parks, WE Phillipson
Close of play day 1Indians (1) 91/3 (Contractor 30*, Borde 26*)
Close of play day 2Kent (2) 18/0 (Wilson 5*, Richardson 11*)

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PE Richardsonb Surendranath6     
RC Wilsonc Tamhane b Surendranath24     
J Pettifordrun out38     
*MC Cowdreyb Surendranath36     
AH Phebeyc Muddiah b Borde36     
AL Dixonlbw b Borde76     
+TG Evansst Tamhane b Borde6     
DJ Halfyardlbw b Borde0     
F Ridgwayrun out0     
A Brownb Borde17     
JCT Pagenot out0     
Extras(8 b, 9 lb, 2 w)19
Total(all out, 75.3 overs)258
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-43, 3-94, 4-126, 5-227, 6-236, 7-236, 8-239, 9-249, 10-258 (75.3 ov)
Indians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Surendranath27   6903--
Jaisimha14   2510--
Nadkarni10   4250--
Muddiah7   0290--

Indians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
NJ Contractorlbw b Halfyard32     
AL Aptelbw b Halfyard5     
AA Baigb Brown30     
RG Nadkarnic Richardson b Brown0     
CG Bordec Evans b Halfyard35     
*DK Gaekwadb Pettiford116     
AG Kripal Singhb Halfyard0     
ML Jaisimhac Evans b Brown33     
+NS Tamhanec Evans b Ridgway0     
Surendranathc and b Ridgway6     
VM Muddiahnot out46     
Total(all out, 121.4 overs)303
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-48, 3-48, 4-93, 5-108, 6-108, 7-180, 8-181, 9-209, 10-303 (121.4 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ridgway21   7442--
Halfyard28   8714--
Brown30   5653--
Page26   11520--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RC Wilsonlbw b Surendranath15     
PE Richardsonlbw b Surendranath18     
AH Phebeylbw b Borde26     
*MC Cowdreyb Muddiah25     
J Pettifordb Nadkarni20     
AL Dixonc Tamhane b Borde32     
+TG Evansc Nadkarni b Borde2     
F Ridgwayb Muddiah1     
A Brownc Contractor b Borde0     
JCT Pagenot out0     
DJ Halfyardc Baig b Borde4     
Extras(1 lb, 3 w)4
Total(all out, 72 overs)147
Fall of wickets:
1-31, 2-39, 3-87, 4-87, 5-123, 6-135, 7-143, 8-143, 9-143, 10-147 (72 ov)
Indians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Surendranath19   4312--
Jaisimha12   3310--
Muddiah18   5362--
Borde19   4425--
Nadkarni4   131--

Indians second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
NJ Contractornot out51     
AL Aptec Wilson b Pettiford28     
AA Baigb Pettiford12     
RG Nadkarninot out14     
CG Bordedid not bat      
*DK Gaekwaddid not bat      
AG Kripal Singhdid not bat      
ML Jaisimhadid not bat      
+NS Tamhanedid not bat      
Surendranathdid not bat      
VM Muddiahdid not bat      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(2 wickets, 24.4 overs)106
Fall of wickets:
1-62, 2-88
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ridgway5   0190--
Brown6   1340--
Page7   2210--

--> J Pettiford (1) passed 7000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 9
--> AA Baig (1) passed 2000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 5
--> DK Gaekwad (1) passed 1000 runs in First-Class matches for the season when he reached 23
--> MC Cowdrey (2) passed 2000 runs in First-Class matches for the season when he reached 24
--> A Brown reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Indians first innings
--> CG Borde reached 150 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Kent second innings