Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Close of Play

  • Thu, 02 Aug - day 1 - England 1st innings 53/1 (G Boycott 26*, GA Gooch 8*)
  • Fri, 03 Aug - day 2 - England 1st innings 72/3 (DI Gower 9*, DW Randall 0*)
  • Sat, 04 Aug - day 3 - England 1st innings 357/7 (G Miller 52*, RW Taylor 25*)
  • Sun, 05 Aug - rest day
  • Mon, 06 Aug - day 4 - India 2nd innings 196/2 (DB Vengsarkar 66*, GR Viswanath 35*)
  • Tue, 07 Aug - day 5 - India 2nd innings 318/4 (148 ov) - end of match

India tour of England 1979 News

  • When Sunny made 438 look gettable

    Had India pulled off a remarkable victory at The Oval in 1979, Sunil Gavaskar's 221 would be up there as the greatest Test innings

  • Mongia should be back where he belongs

    As if there are not enough problems with the composition of the Indianteam, the selectors by their indecisiveness, have added fuel to thefire by meddling with the one spot with which there seemed to be noproblem - the wicketkeeper's slot