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

    Sunil Gavaskar pulls one to the leg side during his double-century © Getty Images

  • Sep 3, 1979

    Sunil Gavaskar pulls one to the leg side during his double-century © 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

  • Sep 3, 1979

    Sunil Gavaskar plays the flick during the Oval Test, 1979 © Getty Images