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1978

The end of the innocence

May 18, 2013: The felling of a tailender by Bob Willis triggered the acceptance that helmets were needed in the game

Martin Williamson

England v Pakistan, First Cornhill Test

England win overshadowed by bouncer debate

1979: This convincing victory was accomplished in only twenty hours, four minutes playing time, and contained notable displays from Old, Radley, Gower, and Botham

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Tour Results
England v Pakistan at Leeds - Jun 29-Jul 4, 1978
Match drawn
England v Pakistan at Lord's - Jun 15-19, 1978
England won by an innings and 120 runs
England v Pakistan at Birmingham - Jun 1-5, 1978
England won by an innings and 57 runs
England v Pakistan at The Oval - May 26, 1978
England won by 94 runs
England v Pakistan at Manchester - May 24-25, 1978
England won by 132 runs
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