A 21-year-old Sunil Gavaskar on his first tour to England, June 21, 1971 © Getty Images

  • Aug 27, 1971

    Eknath Solkar takes a brilliant catch to dismiss Alan Knott © Getty Images

  • Aug 24, 1971

    Ajit Wadekar and BS Chandrasekhar celebrate India's win © Getty Images

  • Aug 24, 1971

    Dilip Sardesai is caught by Alan Knott © Getty Images

  • Aug 21, 1971

    Ajit Wadekar made 48 © Getty Images

  • Aug 14, 1971

    Bella, an elephant from Chessington Zoo, in the outfield at The Oval © Getty Images

  • Aug 7, 1971

    Sunil Gavaskar cuts on his way to a half-century © Getty Images

  • Aug 1971

    Farokh Engineer bats © Getty Images

  • Jul 22, 1971

    Bishan Bedi took 4 for 70 © PA Photos

  • Jul 1, 1971

    Syed Kirmani on the tour of England © Getty Images

  • Jun 23, 1971

    Sunil Gavaskar on his first tour to England © PA Photos

  • Jun 19, 1971

    Sunil Gavaskar bats in indoor nets as Alf Gover watches © Getty Images