Sunil Gavaskar raises a stump after India's unsuccessful run chase, England v India, The Oval, 5th day, September 4, 1979 © Getty Images

  • Sep 3, 1979

    Geoffrey Boycott takes in the applause for his century © Getty Images

  • Sep 3, 1979

    Wicketkeeper Bharath Reddy watches Geoffrey Boycott manoeuvre the ball to the on side © Getty Images

  • Aug 6, 1979

    Ian Botham is delighted at getting his 100th Test wicket © Getty Images

  • Aug 4, 1979

    David Gower sweeps © PA Photos

  • Aug 4, 1979

    David Gower pulls Bishen Bedi © Getty Images

  • Jul 16, 1979

    Sunil Gavaskar and Gundappa Viswanath walk the tightrope © PA Photos

  • Jul 14, 1979

    Sunil Gavaskar is run out by Bob Taylor © PA Photos