England tour of India, 4th Test: India v England at Kanpur, Jan 25-30, 1973
Match drawn
Played at Green Park, Kanpur
25,27,28,29,30 January 1973 (5-day match)
  India 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
CPS Chauhan c Old b Underwood 22 173 116 1 0 18.96
SM Gavaskar c Greig b Birkenshaw 69 231 183 10 0 37.70
AL Wadekar* c Fletcher b Greig 90 322 222 9 1 40.54
GR Viswanath c Denness b Old 25 109 91 3 0 27.47
Mansur Ali Khan lbw b Arnold 54 230 185 7 1 29.18
ED Solkar b Underwood 10 96 62 0 0 16.12
FM Engineer b Underwood 15 72 45 1 0 33.33
S Abid Ali b Old 41 100 76 4 0 53.94
EAS Prasanna c †Knott b Old 0 21 18 0 0 0.00
BS Bedi not out 4 28 20 0 0 20.00
BS Chandrasekhar b Old 0 2 3 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 1, lb 9, nb 17) 27
  Total (all out; 167 overs) 357 (2.13 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  GG Arnold 35 10 72 1 2.05
  CM Old 24 5 69 4 2.87
  DL Underwood 51 20 90 3 1.76
  AW Greig 29 11 40 1 1.37
  N Gifford 8 2 17 0 2.12
  J Birkenshaw 20 6 42 1 2.10
  England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
MH Denness c Abid Ali b Chandrasekhar 31 92 81 4 0 38.27
GRJ Roope c Abid Ali b Chandrasekhar 11 71 63 0 0 17.46
APE Knott c Gavaskar b Prasanna 40 98 95 5 0 42.10
AR Lewis* b Abid Ali 125 267 228 16 1 54.82
KWR Fletcher c Chandrasekhar b Bedi 58 210 179 9 0 32.40
AW Greig c Chauhan b Bedi 8 64 50 1 0 16.00
J Birkenshaw c Abid Ali b Chandrasekhar 64 229 179 3 0 35.75
CM Old lbw b Chandrasekhar 4 28 34 0 0 11.76
GG Arnold b Bedi 45 160 130 6 0 34.61
DL Underwood not out 0 3 2 0 0 0.00
N Gifford absent hurt -
Extras (b 1, lb 8, w 1, nb 1) 11
  Total (all out; 172.5 overs) 397 (2.29 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  S Abid Ali 22 3 55 1 2.50
  ED Solkar 5 0 14 0 2.80
  BS Bedi 68.5 15 134 3 1.94
  BS Chandrasekhar 41 12 86 4 2.09
  EAS Prasanna 34 4 87 1 2.55
  GR Viswanath 2 0 10 0 5.00
  India 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
CPS Chauhan c Roope b Arnold 1 32 24 0 0 4.16
SM Gavaskar c sub b Underwood 24 80 46 4 0 52.17
AL Wadekar* c & b Underwood 9 64 48 0 0 18.75
GR Viswanath not out 75 240 206 10 0 36.40
FM Engineer c Old b Birkenshaw 2 10 14 0 0 14.28
ED Solkar c Greig b Birkenshaw 26 82 70 5 0 37.14
S Abid Ali b Greig 36 106 83 6 0 43.37
EAS Prasanna not out 2 20 16 0 0 12.50
Extras (b 5, lb 4, nb 2) 11
  Total (6 wickets; 84 overs) 186 (2.21 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  GG Arnold 7 3 15 1 2.14
  CM Old 11 3 28 0 2.54
  DL Underwood 26 11 46 2 1.76
  AW Greig 10 7 6 1 0.60
  J Birkenshaw 25 5 66 2 2.64
  GRJ Roope 5 1 14 0 2.80

Match details


Toss - India, who chose to bat
Series - India led the 5-match series 2-1
Test debuts - J Birkenshaw and GRJ Roope (England)
Umpires - MV Gothoskar and J Reuben
Close of play
  • Thu, 25 Jan - day 1 - India 1st innings 168/2 (AL Wadekar 41*, GR Viswanath 24*)
  • Fri, 26 Jan - rest day
  • Sat, 27 Jan - day 2 - India 1st innings 332/7 (S Abid Ali 20*, EAS Prasanna 0*)
  • Sun, 28 Jan - day 3 - England 1st innings 198/3 (AR Lewis 86*, KWR Fletcher 28*)
  • Mon, 29 Jan - day 4 - England 1st innings 390/7 (J Birkenshaw 59*, GG Arnold 45*)
  • Tue, 30 Jan - day 5 - India 2nd innings 186/6 (84 ov) - end of match
 
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