Test Match #851 Hide Percentages    Printable Scorecard     
1979 England v India - 1st Test
Edgbaston, Birmingham
12th July, 1979
 
England 633/5 dec
India 297 & 253
England won by an innings and 83 runs

 
England   1st Innings
 
BATTING
 
R
 
BF
 
4s
 
6s
 
SR
 
% Total
Mike Brearley* c †Reddy b Kapil Dev 24  95  2  0 25.26 3.79%
Geoff Boycott lbw b Kapil Dev 155  341  12  0 45.45 24.49%
Derek Randall c †Reddy b Kapil Dev 15  31  3  0 48.39 2.37%
Graham Gooch c †Reddy b Kapil Dev 83  109  13  1 76.15 13.11%
David Gower not out 200  279  24  0 71.68 31.60%
Ian Botham b Kapil Dev 33  39  4  1 84.62 5.21%
Geoff Miller not out 63  116  5  0 54.31 9.95%
Extras (b 4, lb 27, w 11, nb 18) 60  
Total 5 wickets declared   (165.2 overs @ 3.83 rpo) 633
 
Did not Bat
 
Phillippe Edmonds, Robert Taylor†, Bob Willis, Mike Hendrick
Fall of Wickets
 
1-66 Mike Brearley, 2-90 Derek Randall, 3-235 Graham Gooch, 4-426 Geoff Boycott,
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5-468 Ian Botham
 
BOWLING
 
O
 
M
 
R
 
W
 
ER
 
% Wickets
Kapil Dev 48.0 15 146 5 3.04 50.00
Karsan Ghavri 38.0 5 129 0 3.39
Mohinder Amarnath 13.2 2 47 0 3.53
Bhagwat Chandrasekhar 29.0 1 113 0 3.90
Srinivas Venkataraghavan 31.0 4 107 0 3.45
Anshuman Gaekwad 3.0 0 12 0 4.00
Chetandra Chauhan 3.0 0 19 0 6.33
 
 
India   1st Innings
 
BATTING
 
R
 
BF
 
4s
 
6s
 
SR
 
% Total
Sunil Gavaskar run out 61  160  3  0 38.13 20.54%
Chetandra Chauhan c Gooch b Botham 4  8  1  0 50.00 1.35%
Dillip Vengsarkar c Gooch b Edmonds 22  57  4  0 38.60 7.41%
Gundappa Viswanath c Botham b Edmonds 78  181  9  0 43.09 26.26%
Anshuman Gaekwad c Botham b Willis 25  124  3  0 20.16 8.42%
Mohinder Amarnath b Willis 31  47  6  0 65.96 10.44%
Kapil Dev lbw b Botham 1  6  0  0 16.67 0.34%
Karsan Ghavri c Brearley b Willis 6  25  1  0 24.00 2.02%
Bharat Reddy b Hendrick 21  57  3  0 36.84 7.07%
Srinivas Venkataraghavan* c Botham b Hendrick 28  46  3  2 60.87 9.43%
Bhagwat Chandrasekhar not out 0  0  0  0 0.00
Extras (b 1, lb 4, w 3, nb 12) 20  
Total All Out   (116.1 overs @ 2.56 rpo) 297
Fall of Wickets
 
1-15 Chetandra Chauhan, 2-59 Dillip Vengsarkar, 3-129 Sunil Gavaskar,
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4-205 Gundappa Viswanath, 5-209 Anshuman Gaekwad, 6-210 Kapil Dev,
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7-229 Karsan Ghavri, 8-251 Mohinder Amarnath, 9-294 Srinivas Venkataraghavan,
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10-297 Bharat Reddy
 
BOWLING
 
O
 
M
 
R
 
W
 
ER
 
% Wickets
Bob Willis 24.0 9 69 3 2.88 30.00
Ian Botham 26.0 4 86 2 3.31 20.00
Mike Hendrick 24.1 9 36 2 1.49 20.00
Phillippe Edmonds 26.0 11 60 2 2.31 20.00
Geoff Boycott 5.0 1 8 0 1.60
Geoff Miller 11.0 3 18 0 1.64
 
 
India   2nd Innings
 
BATTING
 
R
 
BF
 
4s
 
6s
 
SR
 
% Total
Sunil Gavaskar c Gooch b Hendrick 68  117  10  0 58.12 26.88%
Chetandra Chauhan c Randall b Willis 56  142  8  0 39.44 22.13%
Dillip Vengsarkar c Edmonds b Hendrick 7  24  0  0 29.17 2.77%
Gundappa Viswanath c †Taylor b Botham 51  119  6  0 42.86 20.16%
Anshuman Gaekwad c Gooch b Botham 15  54  3  0 27.78 5.93%
Mohinder Amarnath lbw b Botham 10  69  1  0 14.49 3.95%
Kapil Dev c Hendrick b Botham 21  17  4  0 123.53 8.30%
Karsan Ghavri c Randall b Hendrick 4  25  0  0 16.00 1.58%
Bharat Reddy lbw b Hendrick 0  1  0  0 0.00
Srinivas Venkataraghavan* lbw b Botham 0  6  0  0 0.00
Bhagwat Chandrasekhar not out 0  3  0  0 0.00
Extras (b 7, lb 12, nb 2) 21  
Total All Out   (95.4 overs @ 2.64 rpo) 253
Fall of Wickets
 
1-124 Sunil Gavaskar, 2-136 Chetandra Chauhan, 3-136 Dillip Vengsarkar,
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4-182 Anshuman Gaekwad, 5-227 Gundappa Viswanath, 6-240 Mohinder Amarnath,
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7-249 Kapil Dev, 8-250 Bharat Reddy, 9-251 Srinivas Venkataraghavan,
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10-253 Karsan Ghavri
 
BOWLING
 
O
 
M
 
R
 
W
 
ER
 
% Wickets
Bob Willis 14.0 3 45 1 3.21 10.00
Ian Botham 29.0 8 70 5 2.41 50.00
Mike Hendrick 20.4 8 45 4 2.18 40.00
Phillippe Edmonds 17.0 6 37 0 2.18
Geoff Miller 9.0 1 27 0 3.00
Graham Gooch 6.0 3 8 0 1.33
 
MATCH INFORMATION
Venue Edgbaston, Birmingham
Toss England won the toss and elected to bat
Series 1979 England v India - 1st Test
Match No. Test #851
Match Conditions Day Match
Player of Match David Gower
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END OF DAY STATUS (Rest days excluded)
Day 1 - England 1st innings 318/3 (G Boycott 113*, DI Gower 43*)
Day 2 - India 1st innings 59/2 (SM Gavaskar 25*)
Day 3 - India 2nd innings 7/0 (SM Gavaskar 3*, CPS Chauhan 2*)
Day 4 - India 2nd Innings 253, 95.4 overs - end of match

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