Australia v India
India in Australia 1947/48 (3rd Test)
VenueMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne on 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 5th January 1948 (6-day match)
Balls per over8
TossAustralia won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralia won by 233 runs
UmpiresAN Barlow, HAR Elphinstone
Close of play day 1Australia (1) 355/8 (Dooland 2*, Johnson 2*)
Close of play day 2India (1) 262/6 (Phadkar 43*, Rai Singh 2*)
Close of play day 3Australia (2) 255/4 (Morris 100*, Bradman 127*)

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SG Barnesb Mankad123734-- 
AR Morrisb Amarnath451231003- 
*DG Bradmanlbw b Phadkar1322041978- 
AL Hassettlbw b Mankad801481239- 
KR Millerlbw b Mankad292922-3 
RA Hamencest Sen b Amarnath2549551- 
RR Lindwallb Amarnath2634213- 
+D Tallonc Mankad b Amarnath275-- 
B Doolandnot out2168631- 
IWG Johnsonlbw b Mankad165145-- 
WA Johnstonrun out5431- 
Extras(1 b)1
Total(all out, 94.1 overs)394
Fall of wickets:
1-29 (Barnes), 2-99 (Morris), 3-268 (Hassett), 4-280 (Bradman), 5-302 (Miller), 6-339 (Lindwall), 7-341 (Tallon), 8-352 (Hamence), 9-387 (Johnson), 10-394 (Johnston, 94.1 ov)
India bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Phadkar15   1801--
Amarnath21   3784--
Mankad37   41354--
Sarwate3   0160--
Nayudu2   0220--

India first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MH Mankadc Tallon b Johnston11618718213- 
CT Sarwatec Tallon b Johnston3684913- 
Gul Mohammadc and b Dooland1219212- 
VS Hazarec Tallon b Barnes1739412- 
*L Amarnathlbw b Barnes011-- 
DG Phadkarnot out551241207- 
HR Adhikarist Tallon b Johnson2657543- 
K Rai Singhc Barnes b Johnson277-- 
KM Rangnekarc and b Johnson62823-- 
+PK Senb Johnson4321- 
CS Nayudunot out444-- 
Extras(9 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)13
Total(9 wickets, declared, 69 overs)291
Fall of wickets:
1-124 (Sarwate), 2-145 (Gul Mohammad), 3-188 (Hazare), 4-188 (Amarnath), 5-198 (Mankad), 6-260 (Adhikari), 7-264 (Rai Singh), 8-280 (Rangnekar), 9-284 (Sen)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lindwall12   0470--
Miller13   2460--
Johnston12   0332--
Johnson14   1594--
Dooland12   0681--
Barnes6   1252--

Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
IWG Johnsonc Hazare b Amarnath096-- 
B Doolandlbw b Phadkar65439-- 
WA Johnstonlbw b Amarnath33938-- 
SG Barnesc Sen b Amarnath1541252- 
AR Morrisnot out1002101987- 
*DG Bradmannot out12716917813- 
AL Hassettdid not bat      
KR Millerdid not bat      
RA Hamencedid not bat      
RR Lindwalldid not bat      
+D Tallondid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 1 nb)4
Total(4 wickets, declared, 65 overs)255
Fall of wickets:
1-1 (Johnson), 2-11 (Dooland), 3-13 (Johnston), 4-32 (Barnes)
India bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Phadkar10   1281--
Amarnath20   3523--
Mankad18   4740--
Hazare11   1550--
Gul Mohammad1   010--
Sarwate5   0410--

India second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MH Mankadb Johnston1343372- 
CT Sarwateb Johnston1712-- 
Gul Mohammadc Morris b Johnson2850534- 
VS Hazarec Barnes b Miller1017122- 
*L Amarnathb Lindwall813171- 
DG Phadkarc Barnes b Johnston1328381- 
HR Adhikaric Lindwall b Johnson156-- 
K Rai Singhc Tallon b Johnston24251811 
KM Rangnekarc Hamence b Johnson1814143- 
+PK Senc Hassett b Johnson267-- 
CS Nayudunot out001-- 
Extras(6 b, 1 lb)7
Total(all out, 25.7 overs)125
Fall of wickets:
1-10 (Sarwate), 2-27 (Mankad), 3-44 (Hazare), 4-60 (Gul Mohammad), 5-60 (Amarnath), 6-69 (Adhikari), 7-100 (Rai Singh), 8-107 (Phadkar), 9-125 (Rangnekar), 10-125 (Sen, 25.7 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Miller7   0291--
Johnston10   1444--
Lindwall3   0101--

--> The match was scheduled for six days but completed in four.
--> DG Bradman (1) passed 6000 runs in Test matches when he reached 29
--> KR Miller (1) passed 500 runs in Test matches when he reached 11
--> MH Mankad (1) passed his previous highest score of 63 in Test matches
--> CT Sarwate (1) passed his previous highest score of 26 in Test matches
--> DG Phadkar (1) passed his previous highest score of 51 in Test matches
--> HR Adhikari (1) passed his previous highest score of 13 in Test matches
--> K Rai Singh made his debut in Test matches
--> PK Sen made his debut in Test matches
--> DG Bradman (2) passed 25000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 77
--> CT Sarwate (2) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 1
--> WA Johnston achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed DG Phadkar in the India second innings (previous best was 3-15)





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