International cricket in 1958–59

The 1958–59 international cricket season was from September 1958 to April 1959.[1][2]

Season overviewEdit

International tours
Start date Home team Away team Results [Matches]
Test ODI FC LA
28 November 1958   India   West Indies 0–3 [5]
5 December 1958   Australia   England 4–0 [5]
20 February 1959   Pakistan   West Indies 2–1 [3]
27 February 1959   New Zealand   England 0–1 [2]
7 March 1959   Ceylon   India 0–0 [1]

NovemberEdit

West Indies in IndiaEdit

Test series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
Test 459 28 Nov–3 December Ghulam Ahmed Gerry Alexander Brabourne Stadium, Bombay Match drawn
Test 461 12–17 December Ghulam Ahmed Gerry Alexander Green Park, Kanpur   West Indies by 203 runs
Test 463 31 Dec–4 January Ghulam Ahmed Gerry Alexander Eden Gardens, Calcutta   West Indies by an innings and 336 runs
Test 465 21–26 January Vinoo Mankad Gerry Alexander Corporation Stadium, Madras   West Indies by 295 runs
Test 467 6–11 February Hemu Adhikari Gerry Alexander Feroz Shah Kotla Ground, Delhi Match drawn

DecemberEdit

England in AustraliaEdit

The Ashes Test series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
Test 460 5–10 December Richie Benaud Peter May The Gabba, Brisbane   Australia by 8 wickets
Test 462 31 Dec–5 January Richie Benaud Peter May Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne   Australia by 8 wickets
Test 464 9–15 January Richie Benaud Peter May Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney Match drawn
Test 466 30 Jan–5 February Richie Benaud Peter May Adelaide Oval, Adelaide   Australia by 10 wickets
Test 468 13–18 February Richie Benaud Peter May Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne   Australia by 9 wickets

FebruaryEdit

West Indies in PakistanEdit

Test series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
Test 469 20–25 February Fazal Mahmood Gerry Alexander National Stadium, Karachi   Pakistan by 10 wickets
Test 471 6–8 March Fazal Mahmood Gerry Alexander Bangabandhu National Stadium, Dacca   Pakistan by 41 runs
Test 473 26–31 March Imtiaz Ahmed Gerry Alexander Bagh-e-Jinnah Stadium, Lahore   West Indies by an innings and 156 runs

England in New ZealandEdit

Test series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
Test 470 27 Feb–2 March John Reid Peter May AMI Stadium, Christchurch   England by an innings and 99 runs
Test 472 14–18 March John Reid Peter May Eden Park, Auckland Match drawn

MarchEdit

India in CeylonEdit

MJ Gopalan Trophy
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
FC Match 7–9 March Vernon Prins Coimbatarao Gopinath P Saravanamuttu Stadium, Colombo Match drawn

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Season 1958–59". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 9 April 2020.
  2. ^ "Season 1958–59 archive". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 9 April 2020.