India tour of England, 4th Test: England v India at The Oval, Aug 30-Sep 4, 1979
Match drawn
30,31 August, 1,3,4 September 1979 (5-day match)
  England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
G Boycott lbw b Kapil Dev 35 132 102 4 0 34.31
AR Butcher c Yajurvindra Singh b Venkataraghavan 14 117 95 1 0 14.73
GA Gooch c Viswanath b Ghavri 79 246 205 7 0 38.53
DI Gower lbw b Kapil Dev 0 1 2 0 0 0.00
P Willey c Yajurvindra Singh b Bedi 52 96 80 8 0 65.00
IT Botham st †Reddy b Venkataraghavan 38 52 55 4 1 69.09
JM Brearley* b Ghavri 34 121 102 3 0 33.33
DL Bairstow c †Reddy b Kapil Dev 9 59 34 0 0 26.47
PH Edmonds c Kapil Dev b Venkataraghavan 16 47 41 2 0 39.02
RGD Willis not out 10 41 28 2 0 35.71
M Hendrick c Gavaskar b Bedi 0 7 9 0 0 0.00
Extras (lb 9, w 4, nb 5) 18
  Total (all out; 124.5 overs) 305 (2.44 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  N Kapil Dev 32 12 83 3 2.59
  KD Ghavri 26 8 61 2 2.34
  BS Bedi 29.5 4 69 2 2.31
  Yajurvindra Singh 8 2 15 0 1.87
  S Venkataraghavan 29 9 59 3 2.03
  India 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
SM Gavaskar c †Bairstow b Botham 13 75 39 0 0 33.33
CPS Chauhan c Botham b Willis 6 15 13 1 0 46.15
DB Vengsarkar c Botham b Willis 0 1 3 0 0 0.00
GR Viswanath c Brearley b Botham 62 170 153 5 0 40.52
Yashpal Sharma lbw b Willis 27 59 61 3 0 44.26
Yajurvindra Singh not out 43 176 119 1 0 36.13
N Kapil Dev b Hendrick 16 50 37 2 0 43.24
KD Ghavri c †Bairstow b Botham 7 15 14 0 0 50.00
B Reddy c †Bairstow b Botham 12 32 28 2 0 42.85
S Venkataraghavan* c & b Hendrick 2 12 6 0 0 33.33
BS Bedi c Brearley b Hendrick 1 5 5 0 0 20.00
Extras (b 2, lb 3, w 5, nb 3) 13
  Total (all out; 79.3 overs) 202 (2.54 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  RGD Willis 18 2 53 3 2.94
  IT Botham 28 7 65 4 2.32
  M Hendrick 22.3 7 38 3 1.68
  P Willey 4 1 10 0 2.50
  GA Gooch 2 0 6 0 3.00
  PH Edmonds 5 1 17 0 3.40
  England 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
G Boycott b Ghavri 125 418 293 6 0 42.66
AR Butcher c Venkataraghavan b Ghavri 20 75 61 2 0 32.78
GA Gooch lbw b Kapil Dev 31 67 66 3 1 46.96
DI Gower c †Reddy b Bedi 7 20 26 0 0 26.92
P Willey c †Reddy b Ghavri 31 116 95 4 0 32.63
IT Botham run out 0 4 3 0 0 0.00
JM Brearley* b Venkataraghavan 11 26 20 0 0 55.00
DL Bairstow c Gavaskar b Kapil Dev 59 135 114 8 0 51.75
PH Edmonds not out 27 36 31 4 1 87.09
Extras (lb 14, w 2, nb 7) 23
  Total (8 wickets dec; 116.5 overs) 334 (2.85 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  N Kapil Dev 28.5 4 89 2 3.08
  KD Ghavri 34 11 76 3 2.23
  S Venkataraghavan 26 4 75 1 2.88
  BS Bedi 26 4 67 1 2.57
  Yajurvindra Singh 2 0 4 0 2.00
  India 2nd innings (target: 438 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
SM Gavaskar c Gower b Botham 221 490 443 21 0 49.88
CPS Chauhan c Botham b Willis 80 314 263 7 0 30.41
DB Vengsarkar c Botham b Edmonds 52 152 139 5 0 37.41
N Kapil Dev c Gooch b Willey 0 3 5 0 0 0.00
Yashpal Sharma lbw b Botham 19 47 29 0 0 65.51
GR Viswanath c Brearley b Willey 15 13 11 2 0 136.36
Yajurvindra Singh lbw b Botham 1 2 3 0 0 33.33
S Venkataraghavan* run out 6 5 4 0 0 150.00
KD Ghavri not out 3 12 4 0 0 75.00
B Reddy not out 5 7 6 1 0 83.33
Extras (b 11, lb 15, w 1) 27
  Total (8 wickets; 150.5 overs) 429 (2.84 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  RGD Willis 28 4 89 1 3.17
  IT Botham 29 5 97 3 3.34
  M Hendrick 8 2 15 0 1.87
  PH Edmonds 38 11 87 1 2.28
  P Willey 43.5 15 96 2 2.19
  GA Gooch 2 0 9 0 4.50
  AR Butcher 2 0 9 0 4.50

Match details


Toss - England, who chose to bat
Series - England won the 4-match series 1-0
Test debuts - DL Bairstow and AR Butcher (England)
Player of the match - SM Gavaskar (India)
Player of the series - IT Botham (England)
Umpires - DJ Constant and KE Palmer
Close of play
  • Thu, 30 Aug - day 1 - England 1st innings 245/5 (GA Gooch 79*, JM Brearley 16*)
  • Fri, 31 Aug - day 2 - India 1st innings 137/5 (Yajurvindra Singh 19*, N Kapil Dev 0*)
  • Sat, 1 Sep - day 3 - England 2nd innings 177/3 (G Boycott 83*, P Willey 26*)
  • Sun, 2 Sep - rest day
  • Mon, 3 Sep - day 4 - India 2nd innings 76/0 (SM Gavaskar 42*, CPS Chauhan 32*)
  • Tue, 4 Sep - day 5 - India 2nd innings 429/8 (150.5 ov) - end of match
 
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