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    INDIA RECOVERED FROM A MORALE SHATTERING STRING OF NINE DRAWS TO WIN THE FOURTH TEST MATCH AGAINST ENGLAND BY 187 RUNS AT CALCUTTA ON JANUARY 4.

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    INDIA RECOVERED FROM A MORALE SHATTERING STRING OF NINE DRAWS TO WIN THE FOURTH TEST MATCH AGAINST ENGLAND BY 187 RUNS AT CALCUTTA ON JANUARY 4.

    AMID SCENES OF FRENZIED EXCITEMENT THE CROWD OF 40,000 SAW INDIA'S BOWLERS SHATTER THE MCC TAILENDERS JUST BEFORE TEA TO TAKE THEIR SECOND CRICKET VICTORY AGAINST ENGLAND IN 29 TESTS.THE LAST INDIAN WIN WAS AT MADRAS TEN YEARS AGO.

    THE END WAS IN SIGHT FOR ENGLAND WHEN TED DEXTER'S WICKET FELL TO DURANI A FEW MINUTES AFTER THE START OF THE DAY'S PLAY.PETER PARFITT AND BARRY KNIGHT TRIED VALIANTLY TO KEEP INDIA'S SPINNERS AT BAY, BUT THEIR STAND ENDED WITH 66 RUNS ON THE BOARD WHEN PARFITT WAS DISMISSED L.B.W.TO UMRIGAR IN THE LAST OVER BEFORE LUNCH.KNIGHT HELD ON FOR ANOTHER THREE HOURS TO KEEP HIS WICKET INTACT TILL THE END OF PLAY, BUT NONE OF HIS PARTNERS COULD MATCH HIS STUBBORNESS.ONLY FOUR ENGLISH BATSMEN REACHED DOUBLE FIGURES.

    INDIA MADE A COMBINED INNINGS TOTAL OF 632 AGAINST ENGLAND'S 445 RUNS, TAKING THE LEAD FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER IN A TEST SERIES AGAINST ENGLAND.THERE ARE THREE TESTS AND THREE FIRST CLASS GAMES YET TO BE PLAYED TO COMPLETE THE TOUR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAQUXG65W9H9FBLWJEXGFOJWNC
    Media URN:
    VLVAQUXG65W9H9FBLWJEXGFOJWNC
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/01/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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