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Format: CricInfo Version 1t

Test # 852 (852/55)
England v India, 1979, 2nd Test
Lord's, London
2,3,4,6,7 August 1979 (5-day match)

Result: Match drawn
England leads the 4-Test series 1-0

Toss: India
Umpires: HD Bird and KE Palmer
Test Debuts: Yashpal Sharma (Ind).
Man of the Match: DB Vengsarkar

Close of Play:

  • Day 1: India 96, England 53/1 (Boycott 26*, Gooch 8*)
  • Day 2: England 72/3 (Gower 9*, Randall 0*)
  • Day 3: England 357/7 (Miller 52*, Taylor 25*)
  • Day 4: England 419/9d, India 196/2 (Vengsarkar 66*, Viswanath 35*)
    India 1st innings                                               R   M   B  4 6
    SM Gavaskar           c Taylor           b Gooch               42 139 114  4 0
    CPS Chauhan           c Randall          b Botham               2  29  14  0 0
    DB Vengsarkar         c Botham           b Hendrick             0  20  12  0 0
    GR Viswanath          c Brearley         b Hendrick            21  38  34  3 0
    AD Gaekwad            c Taylor           b Botham              13  93  71  1 0
    Yashpal Sharma        c Taylor           b Botham              11  65  53  2 0
    N Kapil Dev           c Miller           b Botham               4   5   5  0 0
    KD Ghavri             not out                                   3  36  19  0 0
    +B Reddy              lbw                b Botham               0  10   8  0 0
    *S Venkataraghavan    run out                                   0   1   1  0 0
    BS Bedi                                  b Lever                0   2   4  0 0
    Extras                                                          0
    Total                 (all out, 55.5 overs)                    96
    
    FoW: 1-12 (Chauhan), 2-23 (Vengsarkar), 3-51 (Viswanath),
         4-75 (Gavaskar), 5-79 (Gaekwad), 6-89 (Kapil Dev),
         7-96 (Yashpal Sharma), 8-96 (Reddy), 9-96 (Venkataraghavan),
         10-96 (Bedi).
    
    Bowling                      O      M      R      W
    Lever                        9.5    3     29      1
    Botham                      19      9     35      5
    Hendrick                    15      7     15      2
    Edmonds                      2      1      1      0
    Gooch                       10      5     16      1
    
    England 1st innings                                             R   M   B  4 6
    *JM Brearley          c Reddy            b Kapil Dev           12  35  28  2 0
    G Boycott             c Gavaskar         b Ghavri              32  93  80  5 0
    GA Gooch                                 b Kapil Dev           10  76  52  1 0
    DI Gower                                 b Ghavri              82 131  94 10 2
    DW Randall            run out                                  57 156 135  8 0
    IT Botham                                b Venkataraghavan     36  74  63  3 0
    G Miller              st Reddy           b Bedi                62 192 160  4 0
    PH Edmonds            c Reddy            b Kapil Dev           20  50  53  4 0
    +RW Taylor            c Vengsarkar       b Bedi                64 123 112  9 0
    JK Lever              not out                                   6  12   8  1 0
    Extras                (b 11, lb 21, w 2, nb 4)                 38
    Total                 (9 wickets declared, 129.5 overs)       419
    
    DNB: M Hendrick.
    
    FoW: 1-21 (Brearley), 2-60 (Boycott), 3-71 (Gooch),
         4-185 (Gower), 5-226 (Randall), 6-253 (Botham),
         7-291 (Edmonds), 8-394 (Miller), 9-419 (Taylor).
    
    Bowling                      O      M      R      W
    Kapil Dev                   38     11     93      3
    Ghavri                      31      2    122      2
    Bedi                        38.5   13     87      2
    Venkataraghavan             22      2     79      1
    
    India 2nd innings                                               R   M   B  4 6
    SM Gavaskar           c Brearley         b Botham              59 142 117  8 0
    CPS Chauhan           c Randall          b Edmonds             31 114 100  4 0
    DB Vengsarkar         c Boycott          b Edmonds            103 353 295 13 0
    GR Viswanath          c Gower            b Lever              113 351 337 14 0
    AD Gaekwad            not out                                   1  37  31  0 0
    Yashpal Sharma        not out                                   5  11   9  0 0
    Extras                (b 2, lb 2, w 1, nb 1)                    6
    Total                 (4 wickets, 148 overs)                  318
    
    DNB: N Kapil Dev, KD Ghavri, +B Reddy, *S Venkataraghavan,
         BS Bedi.
    
    FoW: 1-79 (Chauhan), 2-99 (Gavaskar), 3-309 (Vengsarkar),
         4-312 (Viswanath).
    
    Bowling                      O      M      R      W
    Botham                      35     13     80      1
    Hendrick                    25     12     56      0
    Lever                       24      7     69      1
    Edmonds                     45     18     62      2
    Miller                      17      6     37      0
    Gooch                        2      0      8      0
    


  • Report

    Tour Index

    Team Pages: England, India.

    Ground Page: Lord's, London

    India Player Pages: SM Gavaskar, CPS Chauhan, DB Vengsarkar, GR Viswanath, AD Gaekwad, Yashpal Sharma, N Kapil Dev, KD Ghavri, B Reddy, S Venkataraghavan, BS Bedi.

    England Player Pages: JM Brearley, G Boycott, GA Gooch, DI Gower, DW Randall, IT Botham, G Miller, PH Edmonds, RW Taylor, JK Lever, M Hendrick.

    Match Officials' Pages: HD Bird, KE Palmer.

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