Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Close of Play

  • Wed, 23 Dec - day 1 - England 1st innings 190/1 (G Boycott 86*, CJ Tavare 25*)
  • Thu, 24 Dec - day 2 - England 1st innings 428/4 (CJ Tavare 133*, IT Botham 47*)
  • Fri, 25 Dec - rest day
  • Sat, 26 Dec - day 3 - India 1st innings 172/3 (GR Viswanath 67*, SM Patil 30*)
  • Sun, 27 Dec - day 4 - India 1st innings 376/7 (RJ Shastri 48*, SMH Kirmani 67*)
  • Mon, 28 Dec - day 5 - England 2nd innings 68/0d (19 ov) - end of match

England tour of India 1981-82 News

  • 'Nobody in their right mind can back England'

    Geoff Boycott on England's upcoming trial by spin, why South Africa can beat Australia, and his memories of playing in India

  • Gandhi's Gleneagles stand-off

    When England's tour of India was in danger of being cancelled, and a massive rift between white and black countries seemed on the cards

  • The mirage of a promising series

    Kapil Dev and Dilip Vengsarkar provided some entertaining batting along the way, and Ravi Shastri, with 'a 30-year-old head on 20-year-old shoulders,' came of age as a utility man during the series