India tour of England 1979

Mongia should be back where he belongs

As if there are not enough problems with the composition of the Indian team, the selectors by their indecisiveness, have added fuel to the fire by meddling with the one spot with which there seemed to be no problem - the wicketkeeper's slot

England 1 India 0

India in England, 1979

On their ninth tour of England, the first official one was in 1932, the Indian cricketers did not do themselves justice

Fourth Cornhill Test, The Oval

England v India 1979

Toss: England

Statistics

Prudential World Cup, 1979 (in England ODIs)

India in England Test Series, 1979

India tour of England, Jun-Sep 1979

Test matches

One-Day Internationals

Sunil Gavaskar pulls one to the leg side during his double-century
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Sunil Gavaskar pulls one to the leg side during his double-century
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Sunil Gavaskar plays the flick during the Oval Test, 1979
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David Gower pulls Bishen Bedi
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Sunil Gavaskar is run out by Bob Taylor
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Tour Results
England v India at The Oval - Aug 30-Sep 4, 1979
Match drawn
England v India at Leeds - Aug 16-21, 1979
Match drawn
England v India at Lord's - Aug 2-7, 1979
Match drawn
England v India at Birmingham - Jul 12-16, 1979
England won by an innings and 83 runs
India v Sri Lanka at Manchester - Jun 16-18, 1979
Sri Lanka won by 47 runs
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