India in England Test Series - 3rd Test

England v India

India won by 4 wickets

England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
BW Luckhurst c Gavaskar b Solkar 1 6 6 0 0 16.66
JA Jameson run out 82 162 152 10 2 53.94
JH Edrich c †Engineer b Bedi 41 124 118 4 0 34.74
KWR Fletcher c Gavaskar b Bedi 1 21 15 0 0 6.66
BL D'Oliveira c Mankad b Chandrasekhar 2 16 19 0 0 10.52
APE Knott c & b Solkar 90 117 116 11 1 77.58
R Illingworth* b Chandrasekhar 11 39 35 1 0 31.42
RA Hutton b Venkataraghavan 81 132 125 13 0 64.80
JA Snow c †Engineer b Solkar 3 15 16 0 0 18.75
DL Underwood c Wadekar b Venkataraghavan 22 54 47 2 0 46.80
JSE Price not out 1 4 3 0 0 33.33
Extras (b 4, lb 15, w 1) 20
Total (all out; 108.4 overs) 355 (3.26 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-5 (Luckhurst), 2-111 (Edrich), 3-135 (Fletcher), 4-139 (Jameson), 5-143 (D'Oliveira), 6-175 (Illingworth), 7-278 (Knott), 8-284 (Snow), 9-352 (Underwood), 10-355 (Hutton)
Bowling O M R W Econ
S Abid Ali 12 2 47 0 3.91
ED Solkar 15 4 28 3 1.86
SM Gavaskar 1 0 1 0 1.00
BS Bedi 36 5 120 2 3.33
BS Chandrasekhar 24 6 76 2 3.16
S Venkataraghavan 20.4 3 63 2 3.04
India 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
SM Gavaskar b Snow 6 49 35 1 0 17.14
AV Mankad b Price 10 38 28 1 0 35.71
AL Wadekar* c Hutton b Illingworth 48 171 133 2 0 36.09
DN Sardesai b Illingworth 54 135 139 7 0 38.84
GR Viswanath b Illingworth 0 6 8 0 0 0.00
ED Solkar c Fletcher b D'Oliveira 44 129 125 3 0 35.20
FM Engineer c Illingworth b Snow 59 124 111 0 0 53.15
S Abid Ali b Illingworth 26 60 40 3 0 65.00
S Venkataraghavan lbw b Underwood 24 62 66 4 0 36.36
BS Bedi c D'Oliveira b Illingworth 2 17 18 0 0 11.11
BS Chandrasekhar not out 0 3 4 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 6, lb 4, nb 1) 11
Total (all out; 117.3 overs) 284 (2.41 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-17 (Mankad), 2-21 (Gavaskar), 3-114 (Sardesai), 4-118 (Viswanath), 5-125 (Wadekar), 6-222 (Solkar), 7-230 (Engineer), 8-278 (Abid Ali), 9-284 (Venkataraghavan), 10-284 (Bedi)
Bowling O M R W Econ
JA Snow 24 5 68 2 2.83
JSE Price 15 2 51 1 3.40
RA Hutton 12 2 30 0 2.50
BL D'Oliveira 7 5 5 1 0.71
R Illingworth 34.3 12 70 5 2.02
DL Underwood 25 6 49 1 1.96
England 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
BW Luckhurst c Venkataraghavan b Chandrasekhar 33 110 111 3 0 29.72
JA Jameson run out (Chandrasekhar) 16 35 25 2 0 64.00
JH Edrich b Chandrasekhar 0 5 5 0 0 0.00
KWR Fletcher c Solkar b Chandrasekhar 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
BL D'Oliveira c sub b Venkataraghavan 17 26 28 2 0 60.71
APE Knott c Solkar b Venkataraghavan 1 9 4 0 0 25.00
R Illingworth* c & b Chandrasekhar 4 15 17 0 0 23.52
RA Hutton not out 13 49 44 1 0 29.54
JA Snow c & b Chandrasekhar 0 1 4 0 0 0.00
DL Underwood c Mankad b Bedi 11 28 27 2 0 40.74
JSE Price lbw b Chandrasekhar 3 5 5 0 0 60.00
Extras (lb 3) 3
Total (all out; 45.1 overs) 101 (2.23 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-23 (Jameson), 2-24 (Edrich), 3-24 (Fletcher), 4-49 (D'Oliveira), 5-54 (Knott), 6-65 (Illingworth), 7-72 (Luckhurst), 8-72 (Snow), 9-96 (Underwood), 10-101 (Price)
Bowling O M R W Econ
S Abid Ali 3 1 5 0 1.66
ED Solkar 3 1 10 0 3.33
BS Bedi 1 0 1 1 1.00
BS Chandrasekhar 18.1 3 38 6 2.09
S Venkataraghavan 20 4 44 2 2.20
India 2nd innings (target: 173 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
SM Gavaskar lbw b Snow 0 10 9 0 0 0.00
AV Mankad c Hutton b Underwood 11 78 74 0 0 14.86
AL Wadekar* run out 45 125 118 4 0 38.13
DN Sardesai c †Knott b Underwood 40 159 156 4 0 25.64
GR Viswanath c †Knott b Luckhurst 33 175 171 0 0 19.29
ED Solkar c & b Underwood 1 22 16 0 0 6.25
FM Engineer not out 28 50 59 3 0 47.45
S Abid Ali not out 4 1 4 1 0 100.00
Extras (b 6, lb 5, nb 1) 12
Total (6 wickets; 101 overs) 174 (1.72 runs per over)
Did not bat S Venkataraghavan, BS Bedi, BS Chandrasekhar
Fall of wickets 1-2 (Gavaskar), 2-37 (Mankad), 3-76 (Wadekar), 4-124 (Sardesai), 5-134 (Solkar), 6-170 (Viswanath)
Bowling O M R W Econ
JA Snow 11 7 14 1 1.27
JSE Price 5 0 10 0 2.00
BL D'Oliveira 9 3 17 0 1.88
R Illingworth 36 15 40 0 1.11
DL Underwood 38 14 72 3 1.89
BW Luckhurst 2 0 9 1 4.50
Match details
Toss England, who chose to bat
Series India won the 3-match series 1-0
Umpires CS Elliott and AEG Rhodes
Close of play
Thu, 19 Aug - day 1 - England 1st innings 355
Fri, 20 Aug - day 2 - no play
Sat, 21 Aug - day 3 - India 1st innings 234/7 (S Abid Ali 2*, S Venkataraghavan 3*)
Sun, 22 Aug - rest day
Mon, 23 Aug - day 4 - India 2nd innings 76/2 (AL Wadekar 45*, DN Sardesai 13*)
Tue, 24 Aug - day 5 - India 2nd innings 174/6 (101 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • General
  • India's first test win in England, first series win in England.
 
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Series Results
England v India at The Oval - Aug 19-24, 1971
India won by 4 wickets
England v India at Manchester - Aug 5-10, 1971
Match drawn
England v India at Lord's - Jul 22-27, 1971
Match drawn
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Aug 27, 1971

Eknath Solkar takes a brilliant catch to dismiss Alan Knott, England v India, The Oval, 1971

Eknath Solkar takes a brilliant catch to dismiss Alan Knott

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Aug 24, 1971

Ajit Wadekar and BS Chandrasekhar celebrate India's win, England v India, 3rd Test, the Oval, 24 August, 1971

Ajit Wadekar and BS Chandrasekhar celebrate India's win

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