India tour of England, 1979 / Scorecard

India in England Test Series - 2nd Test

England v India

Match drawn

India 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
SM Gavaskar c †Taylor b Gooch 42 139 114 4 0 36.84
CPS Chauhan c Randall b Botham 2 29 14 0 0 14.28
DB Vengsarkar c Botham b Hendrick 0 20 12 0 0 0.00
GR Viswanath c Brearley b Hendrick 21 38 34 3 0 61.76
AD Gaekwad c †Taylor b Botham 13 93 71 1 0 18.30
Yashpal Sharma c †Taylor b Botham 11 65 53 2 0 20.75
N Kapil Dev c Miller b Botham 4 5 5 0 0 80.00
KD Ghavri not out 3 36 19 0 0 15.78
B Reddy lbw b Botham 0 10 8 0 0 0.00
S Venkataraghavan* run out 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
BS Bedi b Lever 0 2 4 0 0 0.00
Extras 0
Total (all out; 55.5 overs) 96 (1.71 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-12 (Chauhan), 2-23 (Vengsarkar), 3-51 (Viswanath), 4-75 (Gavaskar), 5-79 (Gaekwad), 6-89 (Kapil Dev), 7-96 (Yashpal Sharma), 8-96 (Reddy), 9-96 (Venkataraghavan), 10-96 (Bedi)
Bowling O M R W Econ
JK Lever 9.5 3 29 1 2.94
IT Botham 19 9 35 5 1.84
M Hendrick 15 7 15 2 1.00
PH Edmonds 2 1 1 0 0.50
GA Gooch 10 5 16 1 1.60
England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
JM Brearley* c †Reddy b Kapil Dev 12 35 28 2 0 42.85
G Boycott c Gavaskar b Ghavri 32 93 80 5 0 40.00
GA Gooch b Kapil Dev 10 76 52 1 0 19.23
DI Gower b Ghavri 82 131 94 10 2 87.23
DW Randall run out 57 156 135 8 0 42.22
IT Botham b Venkataraghavan 36 74 63 3 0 57.14
G Miller st †Reddy b Bedi 62 192 160 4 0 38.75
PH Edmonds c †Reddy b Kapil Dev 20 50 53 4 0 37.73
RW Taylor c Vengsarkar b Bedi 64 123 112 9 0 57.14
JK Lever not out 6 12 8 1 0 75.00
Extras (b 11, lb 21, w 2, nb 4) 38
Total (9 wickets dec; 129.5 overs) 419 (3.22 runs per over)
Did not bat M Hendrick
Fall of wickets 1-21 (Brearley), 2-60 (Boycott), 3-71 (Gooch), 4-185 (Gower), 5-226 (Randall), 6-253 (Botham), 7-291 (Edmonds), 8-394 (Miller), 9-419 (Taylor)
Bowling O M R W Econ
N Kapil Dev 38 11 93 3 2.44
KD Ghavri 31 2 122 2 3.93
BS Bedi 38.5 13 87 2 2.24
S Venkataraghavan 22 2 79 1 3.59
India 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
SM Gavaskar c Brearley b Botham 59 142 117 8 0 50.42
CPS Chauhan c Randall b Edmonds 31 114 100 4 0 31.00
DB Vengsarkar c Boycott b Edmonds 103 353 295 13 0 34.91
GR Viswanath c Gower b Lever 113 351 337 14 0 33.53
AD Gaekwad not out 1 37 31 0 0 3.22
Yashpal Sharma not out 5 11 9 0 0 55.55
Extras (b 2, lb 2, w 1, nb 1) 6
Total (4 wickets; 148 overs) 318 (2.14 runs per over)
Did not bat N Kapil Dev, KD Ghavri, B Reddy, S Venkataraghavan*, BS Bedi
Fall of wickets 1-79 (Chauhan), 2-99 (Gavaskar), 3-309 (Vengsarkar), 4-312 (Viswanath)
Bowling O M R W Econ
IT Botham 35 13 80 1 2.28
M Hendrick 25 12 56 0 2.24
JK Lever 24 7 69 1 2.87
PH Edmonds 45 18 62 2 1.37
G Miller 17 6 37 0 2.17
GA Gooch 2 0 8 0 4.00
Match details
Toss India, who chose to bat
Series England led the 4-match series 1-0
Test debut Yashpal Sharma (India)
Player of the match DB Vengsarkar (India)
Umpires HD Bird and KE Palmer
Close of play
Thu, 2 Aug - day 1 - England 1st innings 53/1 (G Boycott 26*, GA Gooch 8*)
Fri, 3 Aug - day 2 - England 1st innings 72/3 (DI Gower 9*, DW Randall 0*)
Sat, 4 Aug - day 3 - England 1st innings 357/7 (G Miller 52*, RW Taylor 25*)
Sun, 5 Aug - rest day
Mon, 6 Aug - day 4 - India 2nd innings 196/2 (DB Vengsarkar 66*, GR Viswanath 35*)
Tue, 7 Aug - day 5 - India 2nd innings 318/4 (148 ov) - end of match
 
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Aug 6, 1979

Ian Botham is delighted at getting his 100th Test wicket, England v India, 2nd Test, Lord's, August 6, 1979

Ian Botham is delighted at getting his 100th Test wicket

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