India tour of England, 1974 / Scorecard

India in England Test Series - 1st Test

England v India

England won by 113 runs

England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
G Boycott lbw b Abid Ali 10 37 28 1 0 35.71
DL Amiss c Madan Lal b Chandrasekhar 56 215 202 4 0 27.72
JH Edrich b Abid Ali 7 29 27 0 0 25.92
MH Denness* b Bedi 26 101 85 1 0 30.58
KWR Fletcher not out 123 335 289 8 0 42.56
DL Underwood c Solkar b Bedi 7 48 40 1 0 17.50
AW Greig c †Engineer b Madan Lal 53 134 108 2 0 49.07
APE Knott lbw b Madan Lal 0 8 9 0 0 0.00
CM Old c †Engineer b Chandrasekhar 12 26 17 1 0 70.58
RGD Willis lbw b Abid Ali 24 69 59 2 0 40.67
Extras (b 1, lb 7, w 1, nb 1) 10
Total (9 wickets dec; 143.3 overs) 328 (2.28 runs per over)
Did not bat M Hendrick
Fall of wickets 1-18 (Boycott), 2-28 (Edrich), 3-90 (Denness), 4-104 (Amiss), 5-127 (Underwood), 6-231 (Greig), 7-231 (Knott), 8-265 (Old), 9-328 (Willis)
Bowling O M R W Econ
S Abid Ali 30.3 6 79 3 2.59
ED Solkar 13 4 33 0 2.53
S Madan Lal 31 11 56 2 1.80
S Venkataraghavan 5 1 8 0 1.60
BS Bedi 43 14 87 2 2.02
BS Chandrasekhar 21 4 55 2 2.61
India 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
SM Gavaskar run out 101 308 251 8 0 40.23
ED Solkar c Willis b Hendrick 7 29 22 0 0 31.81
S Venkataraghavan b Willis 3 3 5 0 0 60.00
AL Wadekar* c Hendrick b Old 6 12 10 0 0 60.00
GR Viswanath b Underwood 40 108 76 4 0 52.63
BP Patel c †Knott b Willis 5 32 28 1 0 17.85
FM Engineer b Willis 0 11 5 0 0 0.00
S Madan Lal b Hendrick 2 12 13 0 0 15.38
S Abid Ali c †Knott b Hendrick 71 113 93 7 0 76.34
BS Bedi b Willis 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
BS Chandrasekhar not out 0 22 2 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 3, lb 3, nb 5) 11
Total (all out; 84 overs) 246 (2.92 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-22 (Solkar), 2-25 (Venkataraghavan), 3-32 (Wadekar), 4-105 (Viswanath), 5-129 (Patel), 6-135 (Engineer), 7-143 (Madan Lal), 8-228 (Gavaskar), 9-228 (Bedi), 10-246 (Abid Ali)
Bowling O M R W Econ
RGD Willis 24 3 64 4 2.66
CM Old 16 0 46 1 2.87
M Hendrick 20 4 57 3 2.85
DL Underwood 19 7 50 1 2.63
AW Greig 5 1 18 0 3.60
England 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
G Boycott c †Engineer b Solkar 6 13 10 0 0 60.00
DL Amiss c Gavaskar b Bedi 47 124 89 5 0 52.80
DL Underwood c †Engineer b Abid Ali 9 26 28 1 0 32.14
JH Edrich not out 100 201 188 9 1 53.19
MH Denness* not out 45 118 105 4 0 42.85
Extras (b 4, lb 2) 6
Total (3 wickets dec; 70 overs) 213 (3.04 runs per over)
Did not bat KWR Fletcher, AW Greig, APE Knott, CM Old, RGD Willis, M Hendrick
Fall of wickets 1-13 (Boycott), 2-30 (Underwood), 3-104 (Amiss)
Bowling O M R W Econ
S Abid Ali 11 2 31 1 2.81
ED Solkar 7 0 24 1 3.42
BS Chandrasekhar 11 2 38 0 3.45
BS Bedi 20 2 58 1 2.90
S Venkataraghavan 9 1 17 0 1.88
S Madan Lal 12 2 39 0 3.25
India 2nd innings (target: 296 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
SM Gavaskar c Hendrick b Old 58 163 140 5 0 41.42
ED Solkar c Hendrick b Underwood 19 48 41 1 1 46.34
AL Wadekar* c †Knott b Greig 14 52 45 1 0 31.11
GR Viswanath c †Knott b Old 50 204 149 3 0 33.55
BP Patel c †Knott b Old 3 12 12 0 0 25.00
FM Engineer c †Knott b Hendrick 12 53 46 1 0 26.08
S Madan Lal hit wicket b Willis 7 27 29 1 0 24.13
S Abid Ali c Boycott b Greig 4 16 14 1 0 28.57
S Venkataraghavan not out 5 41 38 1 0 13.15
BS Bedi b Old 0 2 4 0 0 0.00
BS Chandrasekhar st †Knott b Greig 0 7 2 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 1, lb 2, nb 7) 10
Total (all out; 85.1 overs) 182 (2.13 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-32 (Solkar), 2-68 (Wadekar), 3-103 (Gavaskar), 4-111 (Patel), 5-139 (Engineer), 6-157 (Madan Lal), 7-165 (Abid Ali), 8-180 (Viswanath), 9-180 (Bedi), 10-182 (Chandrasekhar)
Bowling O M R W Econ
RGD Willis 12 5 33 1 2.75
M Hendrick 17 1 39 1 2.29
DL Underwood 15 4 45 1 3.00
CM Old 16 7 20 4 1.25
AW Greig 25.1 8 35 3 1.39
Match details
Toss England, who chose to bat
Series England led the 3-match series 1-0
Test debuts M Hendrick (England); S Madan Lal and BP Patel (India)
Umpires HD Bird and DJ Constant
Close of play
Thu, 6 Jun - day 1 - England 1st innings 116/4 (KWR Fletcher 11*, DL Underwood 4*)
Fri, 7 Jun - day 2 - India 1st innings 25/2 (SM Gavaskar 13*)
Sat, 8 Jun - day 3 - England 2nd innings 18/1 (DL Amiss 7*, DL Underwood 5*)
Sun, 9 Jun - rest day
Mon, 10 Jun - day 4 - England 2nd innings 213/3 (JH Edrich 100*, MH Denness 45*)
Tue, 11 Jun - day 5 - India 2nd innings 182 (85.1 ov) - end of match
 
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Jun 8, 1974

Brijesh Patel is caught behind for 5 off Bob Willis in his debut innings, England v India, 1st Test, Old Trafford, 3rd day, June 8, 1974

Brijesh Patel is caught behind for 5 off Bob Willis in his debut innings

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Jun 8, 1974

Sunil Gavaskar hits a cracking shot on his way to a century, England v India, 1st Test, Old Trafford, 3rd day, June 8, 1974

Sunil Gavaskar hits a cracking shot on his way to a century

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