England tour of India, 1976/77 / Scorecard

England in India Test Series - 3rd Test

India v England

England won by 200 runs

England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
DL Amiss lbw b Madan Lal 4 29 19 0 0 21.05
RA Woolmer c Gavaskar b Madan Lal 22 47 22 1 0 100.00
JM Brearley c & b Prasanna 59 280 205 6 0 28.78
DW Randall run out 2 5 5 0 0 40.00
RW Tolchard not out 8 101 85 0 0 9.41
AW Greig* c Viswanath b Bedi 54 199 148 8 0 36.48
APE Knott c Viswanath b Bedi 45 134 81 7 0 55.55
JK Lever c †Kirmani b Bedi 23 159 120 3 0 19.16
CM Old c Amarnath b Bedi 2 17 20 0 0 10.00
DL Underwood b Prasanna 23 28 31 4 0 74.19
RGD Willis run out 7 10 8 1 0 87.50
Extras (b 5, lb 8) 13
Total (all out; 125.5 overs) 262 (2.08 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-14 (Amiss), 2-29 (Woolmer), 3-31 (Randall), 3-33* (Tolchard, retired not out), 4-142 (Greig), 5-162 (Brearley), 6-201 (Knott), 7-209 (Old), 8-228 (Lever), 9-253 (Underwood), 10-262 (Willis)
Bowling O M R W Econ
S Madan Lal 21 5 43 2 2.04
M Amarnath 14 3 26 0 1.85
BS Chandrasekhar 25 4 63 0 2.52
BS Bedi 38.5 16 72 4 1.85
EAS Prasanna 27 11 45 2 1.66
India 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
SM Gavaskar c Brearley b Old 39 239 135 5 0 28.88
M Amarnath b Old 0 10 8 0 0 0.00
GR Viswanath c †Knott b Lever 9 35 27 1 0 33.33
AV Mankad b Lever 0 2 5 0 0 0.00
BP Patel b Underwood 32 102 84 5 0 38.09
DB Vengsarkar c Randall b Lever 8 27 17 1 0 47.05
S Madan Lal c Underwood b Willis 12 51 38 2 0 31.57
SMH Kirmani c Brearley b Lever 27 108 75 2 0 36.00
EAS Prasanna c & b Underwood 13 62 32 2 0 40.62
BS Bedi* c sub b Lever 5 48 22 0 0 22.72
BS Chandrasekhar not out 1 10 8 0 0 12.50
Extras (lb 1, nb 17) 18
Total (all out; 73.5 overs) 164 (2.22 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-5 (Amarnath), 2-17 (Viswanath), 3-17 (Mankad), 4-69 (Patel), 5-86 (Vengsarkar), 6-114 (Madan Lal), 7-115 (Gavaskar), 8-151 (Prasanna), 9-161 (Kirmani), 10-164 (Bedi)
Bowling O M R W Econ
RGD Willis 19 5 46 1 2.42
CM Old 13 4 19 2 1.46
JK Lever 19.5 2 59 5 2.97
RA Woolmer 1 0 2 0 2.00
AW Greig 4 1 4 0 1.00
DL Underwood 17 9 16 2 0.94
England 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
DL Amiss c Amarnath b Chandrasekhar 46 162 109 4 0 42.20
RA Woolmer lbw b Prasanna 16 106 47 2 0 34.04
JK Lever c Amarnath b Chandrasekhar 2 19 15 0 0 13.33
JM Brearley b Chandrasekhar 29 94 78 4 0 37.17
DW Randall c †Kirmani b Chandrasekhar 0 9 7 0 0 0.00
AW Greig* lbw b Prasanna 41 113 78 4 1 52.56
APE Knott c Patel b Prasanna 11 10 7 1 0 157.14
CM Old c Chandrasekhar b Prasanna 4 8 8 1 0 50.00
RW Tolchard not out 10 79 57 1 0 17.54
DL Underwood st †Kirmani b Chandrasekhar 8 23 20 0 0 40.00
RGD Willis not out 4 9 5 0 0 80.00
Extras (b 14) 14
Total (9 wickets dec; 71.5 overs) 185 (2.57 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-39 (Woolmer), 2-54 (Lever), 3-83 (Amiss), 4-83 (Randall), 5-124 (Brearley), 6-135 (Knott), 7-141 (Old), 8-169 (Greig), 9-180 (Underwood)
Bowling O M R W Econ
S Madan Lal 9 2 15 0 1.66
M Amarnath 7 2 18 0 2.57
BS Chandrasekhar 20.5 4 50 5 2.40
BS Bedi 13 3 33 0 2.53
EAS Prasanna 22 5 55 4 2.50
India 2nd innings (target: 284 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
SM Gavaskar c Woolmer b Underwood 24 89 66 1 0 36.36
DB Vengsarkar retired hurt 1 22 14 0 0 7.14
M Amarnath c Woolmer b Underwood 12 87 38 1 0 31.57
GR Viswanath c Brearley b Underwood 6 40 22 0 0 27.27
EAS Prasanna c Brearley b Underwood 0 2 1 0 0 0.00
BP Patel c Old b Willis 4 15 12 0 0 33.33
AV Mankad c Old b Lever 4 57 32 0 0 12.50
SMH Kirmani c Brearley b Willis 1 11 8 0 0 12.50
S Madan Lal c †Knott b Willis 6 10 11 1 0 54.54
BS Bedi* not out 11 41 26 2 0 42.30
BS Chandrasekhar b Lever 6 9 7 1 0 85.71
Extras (b 5, lb 1, nb 2) 8
Total (all out; 38.5 overs) 83 (2.13 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 0-10* (Vengsarkar, retired not out), 1-40 (Gavaskar), 2-45 (Amarnath), 3-45 (Prasanna), 4-54 (Patel), 5-54 (Viswanath), 6-57 (Kirmani), 7-66 (Madan Lal), 8-71 (Mankad), 9-83 (Chandrasekhar)
Bowling O M R W Econ
RGD Willis 13 4 18 3 1.38
CM Old 5 1 11 0 2.20
JK Lever 6.5 0 18 2 2.63
DL Underwood 14 7 28 4 2.00
Match details
Toss England, who chose to bat
Series England led the 5-match series 3-0
Umpires J Reuben and MS Sivasankariah
Close of play
Fri, 14 Jan - day 1 - England 1st innings 171/5 (APE Knott 21*, JK Lever 0*)
Sat, 15 Jan - day 2 - India 1st innings 58/3 (SM Gavaskar 13*, BP Patel 27*)
Sun, 16 Jan - day 3 - England 2nd innings 44/1 (DL Amiss 24*, JK Lever 0*)
Mon, 17 Jan - rest day
Tue, 18 Jan - day 4 - India 2nd innings 45/3 (GR Viswanath 2*)
Wed, 19 Jan - day 5 - India 2nd innings 83 (38.5 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • General
  • DB Vengsarkar retired hurt at 10/0
  • RW Tolchard (1) retired hurt on 1* from 33/3 to 209/7
 
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Series Results
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Match drawn
India v England at Bangalore - Jan 28-Feb 2, 1977
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India v England at Chennai - Jan 14-19, 1977
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India v England at Kolkata - Jan 1-6, 1977
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India v England at Delhi - Dec 17-22, 1976
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1977

John Lever and the gauze strip which cased so much controversy, India 1976-77

John Lever and the gauze strip which cased so much controversy

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