India tour of England, 3rd Test: England v India at Leeds, Aug 16-21, 1979
Match drawn
Played at Headingley, Leeds
16,17,18,20,21 August 1979 (5-day match)
  England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
G Boycott c Viswanath b Kapil Dev 31 86 65 4 0 47.69
JM Brearley* c Viswanath b Amarnath 15 102 70 1 0 21.42
GA Gooch c Vengsarkar b Kapil Dev 4 9 10 0 0 40.00
DI Gower lbw b Kapil Dev 0 9 6 0 0 0.00
DW Randall b Ghavri 11 68 57 0 0 19.29
IT Botham c Ghavri b Venkataraghavan 137 201 152 10 5 90.13
G Miller c †Reddy b Amarnath 27 79 53 3 0 50.94
PH Edmonds run out 18 54 49 2 0 36.73
RW Taylor c Chauhan b Bedi 1 10 15 0 0 6.66
RGD Willis not out 4 13 11 0 0 36.36
M Hendrick c sub b Bedi 0 5 8 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 4, lb 6, w 4, nb 8) 22
  Total (all out; 80.5 overs) 270 (3.34 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  N Kapil Dev 27 7 84 3 3.11
  KD Ghavri 18 4 60 1 3.33
  M Amarnath 20 7 53 2 2.65
  S Venkataraghavan 7 2 25 1 3.57
  BS Bedi 8.5 2 26 2 2.94
  India 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
SM Gavaskar b Edmonds 78 240 209 9 0 37.32
CPS Chauhan c Botham b Willis 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
M Amarnath c †Taylor b Willis 0 14 18 0 0 0.00
GR Viswanath c Brearley b Hendrick 1 26 18 0 0 5.55
Yashpal Sharma c Botham b Miller 40 133 125 2 0 32.00
DB Vengsarkar not out 65 178 183 6 0 35.51
N Kapil Dev c Gooch b Miller 3 14 10 0 0 30.00
KD Ghavri not out 20 99 97 1 0 20.61
Extras (b 11, lb 4, w 1) 16
  Total (6 wickets; 110 overs) 223 (2.02 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  RGD Willis 18 5 42 2 2.33
  M Hendrick 14 6 13 1 0.92
  IT Botham 13 3 39 0 3.00
  PH Edmonds 28 8 59 1 2.10
  G Miller 32 13 52 2 1.62
  GA Gooch 3 1 2 0 0.66
  G Boycott 2 2 0 0 0.00

Match details


Toss - England, who chose to bat
Series - England led the 4-match series 1-0
Player of the match - IT Botham (England)
Umpires - HD Bird and BJ Meyer
Close of play
  • Thu, 16 Aug - day 1 - England 1st innings 80/4 (DW Randall 11*, IT Botham 9*)
  • Fri, 17 Aug - day 2 - no play
  • Sat, 18 Aug - day 3 - no play
  • Sun, 19 Aug - rest day
  • Mon, 20 Aug - day 4 - India 1st innings 10/2 (SM Gavaskar 10*, GR Viswanath 0*)
  • Tue, 21 Aug - day 5 - India 1st innings 223/6 (110 ov) - end of match
 
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