England tour of India, 1972/73 / Scorecard

England in India Test Series - 1st Test

India v England

England won by 6 wickets

India 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
SM Gavaskar c Greig b Arnold 12 53 35 1 0 34.28
RD Parkar c Pocock b Arnold 4 20 19 0 0 21.05
AL Wadekar* b Arnold 3 17 11 0 0 27.27
DN Sardesai b Arnold 12 93 66 1 0 18.18
GR Viswanath c †Knott b Greig 27 117 83 4 0 32.53
ED Solkar c †Knott b Greig 20 124 79 4 0 25.31
FM Engineer b Cottam 15 28 17 3 0 88.23
S Abid Ali c Greig b Cottam 58 154 103 9 0 56.31
S Venkataraghavan c Greig b Arnold 17 102 35 2 0 48.57
BS Bedi not out 4 12 9 0 0 44.44
BS Chandrasekhar b Arnold 0 7 1 0 0 0.00
Extras (lb 1) 1
Total (all out; 84.4 overs) 173 (2.04 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-7 (Parkar), 2-15 (Wadekar), 3-20 (Gavaskar), 4-43 (Sardesai), 5-59 (Viswanath), 6-80 (Engineer), 7-123 (Solkar), 8-169 (Abid Ali), 9-169 (Venkataraghavan), 10-173 (Chandrasekhar)
Bowling O M R W Econ
GG Arnold 23.4 7 45 6 1.90
RMH Cottam 23 5 66 2 2.86
AW Greig 23 8 32 2 1.39
PI Pocock 6 1 13 0 2.16
DL Underwood 9 1 16 0 1.77
England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
B Wood c Venkataraghavan b Chandrasekhar 19 92 84 3 0 22.61
DL Amiss st †Engineer b Bedi 46 98 73 7 0 63.01
KWR Fletcher b Chandrasekhar 2 10 6 0 0 33.33
MH Denness c †Engineer b Bedi 16 81 73 3 0 21.91
AR Lewis* lbw b Chandrasekhar 0 4 2 0 0 0.00
AW Greig not out 68 273 242 8 1 28.09
APE Knott c Solkar b Chandrasekhar 4 13 12 1 0 33.33
GG Arnold c Abid Ali b Chandrasekhar 12 96 80 1 0 15.00
PI Pocock lbw b Chandrasekhar 0 34 29 0 0 0.00
DL Underwood c Solkar b Chandrasekhar 6 33 34 1 0 17.64
RMH Cottam c Abid Ali b Chandrasekhar 3 21 21 0 0 14.28
Extras (b 4, lb 17, nb 3) 24
Total (all out; 108.5 overs) 200 (1.83 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-61 (Wood), 2-69 (Amiss), 3-71 (Fletcher), 4-71 (Lewis), 5-119 (Denness), 6-123 (Knott), 7-152 (Arnold), 8-160 (Pocock), 9-180 (Underwood), 10-200 (Cottam)
Bowling O M R W Econ
S Abid Ali 9 5 13 0 1.44
ED Solkar 3 0 8 0 2.66
BS Bedi 47 23 59 2 1.25
BS Chandrasekhar 41.5 18 79 8 1.88
S Venkataraghavan 8 2 17 0 2.12
India 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
SM Gavaskar c Greig b Underwood 8 60 46 1 0 17.39
RD Parkar lbw b Arnold 35 99 72 5 0 48.61
AL Wadekar* st †Knott b Pocock 24 76 60 3 0 40.00
DN Sardesai c Greig b Underwood 10 42 36 2 0 27.77
GR Viswanath b Underwood 3 31 21 0 0 14.28
ED Solkar c sub b Arnold 75 246 197 11 0 38.07
FM Engineer c †Knott b Underwood 63 170 132 9 0 47.72
S Abid Ali c Fletcher b Pocock 0 6 9 0 0 0.00
S Venkataraghavan b Pocock 0 8 4 0 0 0.00
BS Bedi b Arnold 2 8 6 0 0 33.33
BS Chandrasekhar not out 1 23 13 0 0 7.69
Extras (b 8, lb 2, nb 2) 12
Total (all out; 98.4 overs) 233 (2.36 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-26 (Gavaskar), 2-59 (Parkar), 3-82 (Wadekar), 4-86 (Sardesai), 5-103 (Viswanath), 6-206 (Engineer), 7-207 (Abid Ali), 8-211 (Venkataraghavan), 9-215 (Bedi), 10-233 (Solkar)
Bowling O M R W Econ
GG Arnold 20.4 6 46 3 2.22
RMH Cottam 7 1 18 0 2.57
AW Greig 6 1 16 0 2.66
PI Pocock 33 7 72 3 2.18
DL Underwood 30 13 56 4 1.86
B Wood 2 0 13 0 6.50
England 2nd innings (target: 207 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
B Wood c Solkar b Bedi 45 152 149 5 0 30.20
DL Amiss c Chandrasekhar b Bedi 9 40 25 2 0 36.00
KWR Fletcher c Wadekar b Bedi 0 8 8 0 0 0.00
MH Denness c Viswanath b Chandrasekhar 35 61 63 6 0 55.55
AR Lewis* not out 70 165 158 7 0 44.30
AW Greig not out 40 124 120 4 0 33.33
Extras (lb 9) 9
Total (4 wickets; 88.5 overs) 208 (2.34 runs per over)
Did not bat APE Knott, GG Arnold, PI Pocock, DL Underwood, RMH Cottam
Fall of wickets 1-18 (Amiss), 2-20 (Fletcher), 3-76 (Denness), 4-107 (Wood)
Bowling O M R W Econ
S Abid Ali 4 2 6 0 1.50
ED Solkar 3 0 13 0 4.33
BS Bedi 39 20 50 3 1.28
BS Chandrasekhar 24 7 70 1 2.91
S Venkataraghavan 16 0 47 0 2.93
DN Sardesai 1.5 0 12 0 6.54
SM Gavaskar 1 0 1 0 1.00
Match details
Toss India, who chose to bat
Series England led the 5-match series 1-0
Test debuts AR Lewis (England); RD Parkar (India)
Umpires MV Nagendra and B Satyaji Rao
Close of play
Wed, 20 Dec - day 1 - India 1st innings 156/7 (S Abid Ali 47*, S Venkataraghavan 15*)
Thu, 21 Dec - day 2 - England 1st innings 151/6 (AW Greig 43*, GG Arnold 12*)
Fri, 22 Dec - rest day
Sat, 23 Dec - day 3 - India 2nd innings 123/5 (ED Solkar 30*, FM Engineer 3*)
Sun, 24 Dec - day 4 - England 2nd innings 106/3 (B Wood 45*, AR Lewis 17*)
Mon, 25 Dec - day 5 - England 2nd innings 208/4 (88.5 ov) - end of match
 
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