India in England Test Series 1971

Result - India 1-0 (3)

England v India, third Test, The Oval, 1971

Six for glory

India are struggling against England on this tour because their fast bowlers have been ineffective, but back in 1971, on a slow Oval pitch, a legspinner took them to their maiden series win in the country

England v India, third Test, The Oval, 1971

A divine visitation

Ajit Wadekar on the lucky mascot that helped India to their first Test win in England

Statistics

India in England Test Series, 1971

India tour of England, Jun-Sep 1971

Test matches

A 21-year-old Sunil Gavaskar on his first tour to England
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Eknath Solkar takes a brilliant catch to dismiss Alan Knott
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Ajit Wadekar and BS Chandrasekhar celebrate India's win
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Dilip Sardesai is caught by Alan Knott
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Bella, an elephant from Chessington Zoo, in the outfield at The Oval
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Sunil Gavaskar cuts on his way to a half-century
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Series Results
England v India at The Oval - Aug 19-24, 1971
India won by 4 wickets
England v India at Manchester - Aug 5-10, 1971
Match drawn
England v India at Lord's - Jul 22-27, 1971
Match drawn
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