England tour of India, 1976/77 / Scorecard

England in India Test Series - 1st Test

India v England

England won by an innings and 25 runs

England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
DL Amiss c Sharma b Venkataraghavan 179 511 397 22 1 45.08
JM Brearley run out 5 50 31 0 0 16.12
GD Barlow c Amarnath b Bedi 0 4 5 0 0 0.00
RA Woolmer lbw b Chandrasekhar 4 34 20 0 0 20.00
KWR Fletcher b Chandrasekhar 8 16 14 1 0 57.14
AW Greig* lbw b Venkataraghavan 25 59 57 3 0 43.85
APE Knott st †Kirmani b Bedi 75 105 90 13 0 83.33
CM Old c Viswanath b Bedi 15 102 76 1 0 19.73
JK Lever c Bedi b Chandrasekhar 53 169 194 6 0 27.31
RGD Willis c Venkataraghavan b Bedi 1 15 15 0 0 6.66
DL Underwood not out 7 19 14 1 0 50.00
Extras (b 1, lb 5, w 1, nb 2) 9
Total (all out; 151.5 overs) 381 (2.50 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-34 (Brearley), 2-34 (Barlow), 3-51 (Woolmer), 4-65 (Fletcher), 5-125 (Greig), 6-226 (Knott), 7-263 (Old), 8-357 (Amiss), 9-363 (Willis), 10-381 (Lever)
Bowling O M R W Econ
KD Ghavri 14 3 50 0 3.57
M Amarnath 8 2 12 0 1.50
BS Bedi 59 22 92 4 1.55
BS Chandrasekhar 32.5 6 117 3 3.56
S Venkataraghavan 34 6 94 2 2.76
AD Gaekwad 1 0 1 0 1.00
PH Sharma 3 0 6 0 2.00
India 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
SM Gavaskar c Willis b Lever 38 200 140 4 0 27.14
AD Gaekwad lbw b Lever 20 68 37 3 0 54.05
M Amarnath lbw b Lever 0 2 1 0 0 0.00
GR Viswanath lbw b Lever 3 17 12 0 0 25.00
S Venkataraghavan b Lever 0 2 2 0 0 0.00
BP Patel c †Knott b Lever 33 87 52 3 0 63.46
PH Sharma c Willis b Underwood 4 37 29 1 0 13.79
SMH Kirmani b Lever 13 36 23 3 0 56.52
KD Ghavri not out 3 28 17 0 0 17.64
BS Bedi* c Greig b Old 0 5 2 0 0 0.00
BS Chandrasekhar b Old 0 2 1 0 0 0.00
Extras (lb 4, w 1, nb 3) 8
Total (all out; 51.5 overs) 122 (2.35 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-43 (Gaekwad), 2-43 (Amarnath), 3-49 (Viswanath), 4-49 (Venkataraghavan), 5-96 (Patel), 6-99 (Gavaskar), 7-103 (Sharma), 8-121 (Kirmani), 9-122 (Bedi), 10-122 (Chandrasekhar)
Bowling O M R W Econ
CM Old 12.5 0 28 2 2.18
RGD Willis 7 3 21 0 3.00
JK Lever 23 6 46 7 2.00
DL Underwood 9 3 19 1 2.11
India 2nd innings (following on) R M B 4s 6s SR
SM Gavaskar c Woolmer b Underwood 71 240 215 7 1 33.02
AD Gaekwad b Willis 11 25 19 2 0 57.89
PH Sharma c Fletcher b Underwood 29 196 151 3 0 19.20
GR Viswanath c †Knott b Greig 18 81 75 0 0 24.00
BP Patel c & b Underwood 14 56 49 1 0 28.57
M Amarnath c sub b Underwood 24 39 41 3 0 58.53
SMH Kirmani c Lever b Greig 10 15 13 2 0 76.92
KD Ghavri not out 35 78 58 4 1 60.34
S Venkataraghavan c †Knott b Lever 4 48 38 0 0 10.52
BS Bedi* b Lever 0 2 2 0 0 0.00
BS Chandrasekhar b Lever 0 15 10 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 3, lb 8, nb 7) 18
Total (all out; 110.4 overs) 234 (2.11 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-20 (Gaekwad), 2-110 (Sharma), 3-133 (Gavaskar), 4-153 (Viswanath), 5-163 (Patel), 6-182 (Kirmani), 7-190 (Amarnath), 8-226 (Venkataraghavan), 9-226 (Bedi), 10-234 (Chandrasekhar)
Bowling O M R W Econ
CM Old 4 2 6 0 1.50
RGD Willis 9 3 24 1 2.66
JK Lever 13.4 6 24 3 1.75
DL Underwood 44 15 78 4 1.77
AW Greig 40 11 84 2 2.10
Match details
Toss England, who chose to bat
Series England led the 5-match series 1-0
Test debuts GD Barlow and JK Lever (England)
Umpires MV Nagendra and J Reuben
Close of play
Fri, 17 Dec - day 1 - England 1st innings 239/6 (DL Amiss 109*, CM Old 5*)
Sat, 18 Dec - day 2 - India 1st innings 51/4 (SM Gavaskar 22*, BP Patel 2*)
Sun, 19 Dec - day 3 - India 2nd innings 82/1 (SM Gavaskar 40*, PH Sharma 24*)
Mon, 20 Dec - rest day
Tue, 21 Dec - day 4 - India 2nd innings 216/7 (KD Ghavri 23*, S Venkataraghavan 3*)
Wed, 22 Dec - day 5 - India 2nd innings 234 (110.4 ov) - end of match
 
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Series Results
India v England at Mumbai - Feb 11-16, 1977
Match drawn
India v England at Bangalore - Jan 28-Feb 2, 1977
India won by 140 runs
India v England at Chennai - Jan 14-19, 1977
England won by 200 runs
India v England at Kolkata - Jan 1-6, 1977
England won by 10 wickets
India v England at Delhi - Dec 17-22, 1976
England won by an innings and 25 runs
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Dec 18, 1976

Tony Greig appeals for Parthasarthi Sharma's wicket, India v England, 1st Test, Delhi, 2nd day, December 18, 1976

Tony Greig appeals for Parthasarthi Sharma's wicket

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