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A Vaseline-coated series

Dec 6, 2001: Except for a couple of players, the England team lacked flamboyance, butthey remained dedicated to the task at hand

Partab Ramchand

The Centenary Test Match

Australia v England 1976-77

1978: An occasion of warmest reunion and nostalgia, the cricket continuously compelling, a result straining credulity

Fifth Test Match

India v England

1978: At Bombay, February 11, 12, 14, 15, 16

Fourth Test Match

India v England

1978: Toss: India

Third Test Match

India v England

1978: The fact that England's 262 in the first innings was by far the highest total of the match and that it led to almost uninterrupted domination by them emphasised the value of the toss.

Second Test Match

India v England

1978: At Calcutta, January 1, 2, 4, 5, 6

First Test Match

India v England

1978: England overwhelmed India in spite of having started disastrously after winning the toss and batting first

India 1 England 3, Australia 1 England 0

England in India and Australia 1976-77

1978: After severe and depressing losses to Australia and the West Indies in successive home summers, the tide turned for English cricket during the 1976-77 tour of India and Sri Lanka

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Tour Results
India v England at Mumbai - Feb 11-16, 1977
Match drawn
India v England at Bangalore - Jan 28-Feb 2, 1977
India won by 140 runs
India v England at Chennai - Jan 14-19, 1977
England won by 200 runs
India v England at Kolkata - Jan 1-6, 1977
England won by 10 wickets
India v England at Delhi - Dec 17-22, 1976
England won by an innings and 25 runs
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