West Indies tour of England 1973

Tracking Sobie and the gang from afar

To a boy growing up in India, West Indies' 1973 tour of England came alive years later through a cricket annual

1973

The start of a love affair

When a one-sided one-day international at The Oval in the late summer of 1973 triggered a passion that lasts to this day

Third Test Match

ENGLAND v. WEST INDIES

Toss: West Indies.

Statistics

The Wisden Trophy, 1973 (West Indies in England Tests)

Prudential Trophy, 1973 (West Indies in England ODIs)

West Indies tour of England, Jun-Sep 1973

Test matches

One-Day Internationals

Garry Sobers takes a catch to dismiss Brian Luckhurst for 12 off Bernard Julien's bowling
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Garry Sobers on his way to 150*, his final Test hundred
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Tour Results
England v West Indies at The Oval - Sep 7, 1973
West Indies won by 8 wickets (with 76 balls remaining)
England v West Indies at Leeds - Sep 5, 1973
England won by 1 wicket (with 3 balls remaining)
Pearce's XI v West Indians at Scarborough - Sep 1-4, 1973
Match drawn
Pearce's XI v West Indians at Scarborough - Sep 2, 1973
West Indians won by 6 wickets (with 25 balls remaining)
Derbyshire v West Indians at Chesterfield - Aug 29-31, 1973
West Indians won by 163 runs
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