Test Match #854 Hide Percentages    Printable Scorecard     
1979 England v India - 4th Test
Kennington Oval, London
30th August, 1979
 
England 305 & 334/8 dec
India 202 & 429/8
Match drawn

 
England   1st Innings
 
BATTING
 
R
 
BF
 
4s
 
6s
 
SR
 
% Total
Geoff Boycott lbw b Kapil Dev 35  102  4  0 34.31 11.48%
Alan Butcher c Yajurvindra Singh b Venkataraghavan 14  95  1  0 14.74 4.59%
Graham Gooch c Viswanath b Ghavri 79  205  7  0 38.54 25.90%
David Gower lbw b Kapil Dev 0  2  0  0 0.00
Peter Willey c Yajurvindra Singh b Bedi 52  80  8  0 65.00 17.05%
Ian Botham st †Reddy b Venkataraghavan 38  55  4  1 69.09 12.46%
Mike Brearley* b Ghavri 34  102  3  0 33.33 11.15%
David Bairstow c †Reddy b Kapil Dev 9  34  0  0 26.47 2.95%
Phillippe Edmonds c Kapil Dev b Venkataraghavan 16  41  2  0 39.02 5.25%
Bob Willis not out 10  28  2  0 35.71 3.28%
Mike Hendrick c Gavaskar b Bedi 0  9  0  0 0.00
Extras (lb 9, w 4, nb 5) 18  
Total All Out   (124.5 overs @ 2.44 rpo) 305
Fall of Wickets
 
1-45 Alan Butcher, 2-51 Geoff Boycott, 3-51 David Gower, 4-148 Peter Willey,
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5-203 Ian Botham, 6-245 Graham Gooch, 7-272 Mike Brearley, 8-275 David Bairstow,
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9-304 Phillippe Edmonds, 10-305 Mike Hendrick
 
BOWLING
 
O
 
M
 
R
 
W
 
ER
 
% Wickets
Kapil Dev 32.0 12 83 3 2.59 30.00
Karsan Ghavri 26.0 8 61 2 2.35 20.00
Bishen Bedi 29.5 4 69 2 2.31 20.00
Jaswantsingh Yajurvindra Singh 8.0 2 15 0 1.88
Srinivas Venkataraghavan 29.0 9 59 3 2.03 30.00
 
 
India   1st Innings
 
BATTING
 
R
 
BF
 
4s
 
6s
 
SR
 
% Total
Sunil Gavaskar c †Bairstow b Botham 13  39  0  0 33.33 6.44%
Chetandra Chauhan c Botham b Willis 6  13  1  0 46.15 2.97%
Dillip Vengsarkar c Botham b Willis 0  3  0  0 0.00
Gundappa Viswanath c Brearley b Botham 62  153  5  0 40.52 30.69%
Yashpal Sharma lbw b Willis 27  61  3  0 44.26 13.37%
Jaswantsingh Yajurvindra Singh not out 43  119  1  0 36.13 21.29%
Kapil Dev b Hendrick 16  37  2  0 43.24 7.92%
Karsan Ghavri c †Bairstow b Botham 7  14  0  0 50.00 3.47%
Bharat Reddy c †Bairstow b Botham 12  28  2  0 42.86 5.94%
Srinivas Venkataraghavan* c & b Hendrick 2  6  0  0 33.33 0.99%
Bishen Bedi c Brearley b Hendrick 1  5  0  0 20.00 0.50%
Extras (b 2, lb 3, w 5, nb 3) 13  
Total All Out   (79.3 overs @ 2.54 rpo) 202
Fall of Wickets
 
1-9 Chetandra Chauhan, 2-9 Dillip Vengsarkar, 3-47 Sunil Gavaskar, 4-91 Yashpal Sharma,
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5-130 Gundappa Viswanath, 6-161 Kapil Dev, 7-172 Karsan Ghavri, 8-192 Bharat Reddy,
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9-200 Srinivas Venkataraghavan, 10-202 Bishen Bedi
 
BOWLING
 
O
 
M
 
R
 
W
 
ER
 
% Wickets
Bob Willis 18.0 2 53 3 2.94 30.00
Ian Botham 28.0 7 65 4 2.32 40.00
Mike Hendrick 22.3 7 38 3 1.69 30.00
Peter Willey 4.0 1 10 0 2.50
Graham Gooch 2.0 0 6 0 3.00
Phillippe Edmonds 5.0 1 17 0 3.40
 
 
England   2nd Innings
 
BATTING
 
R
 
BF
 
4s
 
6s
 
SR
 
% Total
Geoff Boycott b Ghavri 125  293  6  0 42.66 37.43%
Alan Butcher c Venkataraghavan b Ghavri 20  61  2  0 32.79 5.99%
Graham Gooch lbw b Kapil Dev 31  66  3  1 46.97 9.28%
David Gower c †Reddy b Bedi 7  26  0  0 26.92 2.10%
Peter Willey c †Reddy b Ghavri 31  95  4  0 32.63 9.28%
Ian Botham run out 0  3  0  0 0.00
Mike Brearley* b Venkataraghavan 11  20  0  0 55.00 3.29%
David Bairstow c Gavaskar b Kapil Dev 59  114  8  0 51.75 17.66%
Phillippe Edmonds not out 27  31  4  1 87.10 8.08%
Extras (lb 14, w 2, nb 7) 23  
Total 8 wickets declared   (116.5 overs @ 2.86 rpo) 334
 
Did not Bat
 
Bob Willis, Mike Hendrick
Fall of Wickets
 
1-43 Alan Butcher, 2-107 Graham Gooch, 3-125 David Gower, 4-192 Peter Willey,
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5-194 Ian Botham, 6-215 Mike Brearley, 7-291 Geoff Boycott, 8-334 David Bairstow
 
BOWLING
 
O
 
M
 
R
 
W
 
ER
 
% Wickets
Kapil Dev 28.5 4 89 2 3.09 20.00
Karsan Ghavri 34.0 11 76 3 2.24 30.00
Srinivas Venkataraghavan 26.0 4 75 1 2.88 10.00
Bishen Bedi 26.0 4 67 1 2.58 10.00
Jaswantsingh Yajurvindra Singh 2.0 0 4 0 2.00
 
 
India   2nd Innings  (target 438)
 
BATTING
 
R
 
BF
 
4s
 
6s
 
SR
 
% Total
Sunil Gavaskar c Gower b Botham 221  443  21  0 49.89 51.52%
Chetandra Chauhan c Botham b Willis 80  263  7  0 30.42 18.65%
Dillip Vengsarkar c Botham b Edmonds 52  139  5  0 37.41 12.12%
Kapil Dev c Gooch b Willey 0  5  0  0 0.00
Yashpal Sharma lbw b Botham 19  29  0  0 65.52 4.43%
Gundappa Viswanath c Brearley b Willey 15  11  2  0 136.36 3.50%
Jaswantsingh Yajurvindra Singh lbw b Botham 1  3  0  0 33.33 0.23%
Srinivas Venkataraghavan* run out 6  4  0  0 150.00 1.40%
Karsan Ghavri not out 3  4  0  0 75.00 0.70%
Bharat Reddy not out 5  6  1  0 83.33 1.17%
Extras (b 11, lb 15, w 1) 27  
Total 8 wickets   (150.5 overs @ 2.84 rpo) 429
 
Did not Bat
 
Bishen Bedi
Fall of Wickets
 
1-213 Chetandra Chauhan, 2-366 Dillip Vengsarkar, 3-367 Kapil Dev, 4-389 Sunil Gavaskar,
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5-410 Gundappa Viswanath, 6-411 Jaswantsingh Yajurvindra Singh,
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7-419 Srinivas Venkataraghavan, 8-423 Yashpal Sharma
 
BOWLING
 
O
 
M
 
R
 
W
 
ER
 
% Wickets
Bob Willis 28.0 4 89 1 3.18 10.00
Ian Botham 29.0 5 97 3 3.34 30.00
Mike Hendrick 8.0 2 15 0 1.88
Phillippe Edmonds 38.0 11 87 1 2.29 10.00
Peter Willey 43.5 15 96 2 2.19 20.00
Graham Gooch 2.0 0 9 0 4.50
Alan Butcher 2.0 0 9 0 4.50
 
MATCH INFORMATION
Venue Kennington Oval, London
Toss England won the toss and elected to bat
Series 1979 England v India - 4th Test
Match No. Test #854
Match Conditions Day Match
Player of Match Sunil Gavaskar
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END OF DAY STATUS (Rest days excluded)
Day 1 - England 1st innings 245/5 (GA Gooch 79*, JM Brearley 16*)
Day 2 - India 1st innings 137/5 (Yajurvindra Singh 19*, N Kapil Dev 0*)
Day 3 - England 2nd innings 177/3 (G Boycott 83*, P Willey 26*)
Day 4 - India 2nd innings 76/0 (SM Gavaskar 42*, CPS Chauhan 32*)
Day 5 - India 2nd Innings 429/8, 150.5 overs - end of match

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