Close of Play

  • Sat, 26 Jun - day 1 - Essex 1st innings 50/1 (B Ward 24*, GJ Saville 10*)
  • Sun, 27 Jun - rest day
  • Mon, 28 Jun - day 2 - India 2nd innings 16/1 (SM Gavaskar 2*, SMH Kirmani 1*)
  • Tue, 29 Jun - day 3 - Essex 2nd innings 68/4 (17.1 ov) - end of match

India tour of England 1971 News

  • Sunny's little gem

    Remembering Gavaskar's battling 57 at Old Trafford in 1971, an innings the man himself rates as his most satisfying

  • First love

    India's series win over an England side that included Geoff Boycott, John Edrich, Dennis Amiss, John Snow, Peter Lever, Ray Illingworth, Derek Underwood and Alan Knott