He Shakib has been outstanding for us in the tournament, he keeps scoring runs in every game and also comes on to bowl whenever needed. That partnership between Mushy and Shakib was important, as the track wasn't easy to bat on.
In addition to the Lord's Test, India played in 25 first-class matches. They visited all 17 County Championship teams for 19 matches Glamorgan and Lancashire twice. They represented their counties, Sussex and Worcestershire respectively. Yorkshire didn't field their strongest team for example, Herbert Sutcliffe didn't play and they were reduced to ten batsmen by a first day injury to Maurice Leyland.
Yorkshire won the toss and decided to field.
India, with a top score of 48 by Naoomal Jaoomal, were all out for on the Saturday, Hedley Verity taking five for Yorkshire were 14 for two at the close and declared at for eight on Monday. India were then taken apart by George Macaulay and Verity.
Macaulay achieved a career-best eight for India's second innings lasted only 25 overs and they were all out for Remarkably, that total included a half-century as Nazir Ali scored 52; the next best score was 5 — the number of extras.
Yorkshire with 68 for four rounded things off on the Tuesday morning. It ended in a draw but the Indians opened with for seven declared and forced Middlesex to follow on.
Jaoomal and Nayudu both scored centuries.
At Folkestone in September, they lost to the England XI, which was by no means a Test-standard team, by an innings and 40 runs. Their last match in England was the Scarborough Festival game against Leveson Gower's XI and they were again struggling but this time saved by the weather, the match ending as a draw after the whole of the second day's play was lost.
Fifteen minor matches were scheduled but two, in Aldershot and Sunderland , were completely lost to bad weather. The latter of those was a match against Durham , then a member of the Minor Counties Cricket Championship.
India played against four other minor counties.
Apart from Cahn himself, his team was near enough county strength. Nayudu and Jardine were again the team captains.