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Giridhar S and VJ Raghunath

Syed Abid Ali is carried off the field by fans after securing India's series win

High Fives

When India rocked England

Four wins and a draw feature in this pick of India's five best performances in Tests in England

James Mettyear

The crowd surrounds the players and officials at the presentation

Feature

The joy of '71

What was it like to be at The Oval the day India won their first series in England? For a 13-year-old English fan, it was bliss to be alive

Syed Abid Ali is carried off the field by fans after securing India's series win

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

Mudar Patherya

Eknath Solkar takes a brilliant catch to dismiss Alan Knott

No. 5

Solkar takes a blinder

Knott was looking to send it around the corner; around the corner was Ekki