West Indies tour of England 1976

Close, Chappell and acts of courage

Some small deeds in the game's vast history endure, when others that dwarf them by numbers fade from view

1976

Who's grovelling now?

When Tony Greig overstepped the line on the eve of England's series against West Indies

1976

The fiery summer

The English summer of 1976 has gone down in folklore as one where water shortages and scorching temperatures left the country parched ... and it had some serious implications for cricket as well

Statistics

The Wisden Trophy, 1976 (West Indies in England Tests)

Prudential Trophy, 1976 (West Indies in England ODIs)

West Indies tour of England, Jun-Aug 1976

Test matches

One-Day Internationals

Lawrence Rowe bats
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Andy Roberts bowls
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Brian Close dives for a catch
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Tour Results
England v West Indies at Birmingham - Aug 30-31, 1976
West Indies won by 50 runs
England v West Indies at Lord's - Aug 28-29, 1976
West Indies won by 36 runs
England v West Indies at Scarborough - Aug 26, 1976
West Indies won by 6 wickets (with 84 balls remaining)
England v West Indies at The Oval - Aug 12-17, 1976
West Indies won by 231 runs
England v West Indies at Leeds - Jul 22-27, 1976
West Indies won by 55 runs
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