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In this series, we hope to satisfy your curiosity with interesting nuggets of information about India:
For all you cricket enthusiasts, here's some info on the official origin of the game in India.
Incidentally, Bombay-born Douglas ('Bodyline') Jardine was part of the English team. In the first innings, he is the highest scorer with 79 runs, before he fell to Nayadu. In the second innings, he is again the highest scorer with 85 runs, not out.
Check out the scorecard of the game
Later that year, India also wins its first Test series against Pakistan. Incidentally, this was the year Pakistan began playing Test cricket.
In the five match series, India won two matches, Pakistan one and last two were drawn.
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Brijesh Patel scores a brave 82, Wadekar scores 67, but their effort is not enough to bring victory to India's door.
The scorecard for the match
One last nugget:
Information courtesy Cricinfo.org, Wikipedia
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