Result
1st ODI, Ahmedabad, Nov 25 1981, England tour of India
(46/46 ov)
156/7
(43.5/46 ov, target 157)
160/5
England won by 5 wickets (with 13 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
India Innings (46 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
SM Gavaskar (c)c Gooch b Willis013-000.00
K Srikkanth  b Botham010-000.00
DB Vengsarkar c & b Underwood4685-4054.11
GR Viswanath c Cook b Gooch829-1027.58
KBJ Azad  b Botham3058-2151.72
S Madan Lal c Lever b Underwood617-1035.29
SMH Kirmani not out1837-1048.64
RJ Shastri run out1928-2067.85
RMH Binny not out23-0066.66
Extras(b 4, lb 13, nb 3, w 7)27
TOTAL(46 Ov, RR: 3.39)156/7
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Kris Srikkanth), 2-8 (Sunil Gavaskar), 3-39 (Gundappa Viswanath), 4-91 (Dilip Vengsarkar), 5-113 (Kirti Azad), 6-119 (Madan Lal), 7-154 (Ravi Shastri)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RGD Willis931711.88---00
IT Botham1042022.00---00
JK Lever1004604.60---00
GA Gooch702814.00---00
DL Underwood1031821.80---00
England Innings (target: 157 runs from 46 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GA Gooch c †Kirmani b Binny2344-4052.27
G Boycott lbw b Madan Lal510-0050.00
G Cook c Viswanath b Binny1341-1031.70
DI Gower c & b Binny818-1044.44
KWR Fletcher (c) b Doshi2669-2037.68
MW Gatting not out4768-5069.11
IT Botham not out2513-12192.30
Extras(lb 7, nb 4, w 2)13
TOTAL(43.5 Ov, RR: 3.65)160/5
Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Sir Geoff Boycott), 2-43 (Graham Gooch), 3-46 (Geoff Cook), 4-61 (David Gower), 5-126 (Keith Fletcher)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
S Madan Lal1023013.00---00
Randhir Singh601803.00---00
RMH Binny7.533534.46---00
RJ Shastri1012402.40---00
DR Doshi1014014.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
Sardar Vallabhai Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad
TossEngland , elected to field first
SeriesEngland tour of India
Player Of The Match
Mike Gatting
Series resultEngland led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberODI no. 125
Season1981/82
Match days25 November 1981 (50-over match)
ODI debut
Kris Srikkanth
Ravi Shastri
Randhir Singh
Geoff Cook
Jack Richards
Umpires
Madhav Gothoskar
SN Hanumantha Rao