Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Close of Play

  • Thu, 26 Jul - day 1 - England 1st innings 359/2 (GA Gooch 194*, AJ Lamb 104*, )
  • Fri, 27 Jul - day 2 - India 1st innings 48/0 (RJ Shastri 27*, NS Sidhu 20*, )
  • Sat, 28 Jul - day 3 - India 1st innings 376/6 (M Azharuddin 117*, N Kapil Dev 14*, )
  • Sun, 29 Jul - rest day
  • Mon, 30 Jul - day 4 - India 2nd innings 57/2 (SV Manjrekar 29*, DB Vengsarkar 14*, )
  • Tue, 31 Jul - day 5 - India 2nd innings 224 (62 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • The first of a hundred

    When Tendulkar scored his maiden Test hundred, he was not only dealing with the pressure of saving the match, but also of the tremendous interest surrounding his arrival at the milestone

  • The genius and the great

    Vishy or Azhar? For cricketers, unlike for artists, beauty must be with a purpose, argues H Natrajan