Result
3rd Test, Leeds, Aug 16-21 1979, India tour of England
270
(110 ov)
223/6
Match drawn
Player Of The Match
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
G Boycott c Viswanath b Kapil Dev3165864047.69
JM Brearley (c)c Viswanath b Amarnath15701021021.42
GA Gooch c Vengsarkar b Kapil Dev41090040.00
DI Gower lbw b Kapil Dev069000.00
DW Randall  b Ghavri1157680019.29
IT Botham c Ghavri b Venkataraghavan13715220110590.13
G Miller c †Reddy b Amarnath2753793050.94
PH Edmonds run out1849542036.73
RW Taylor c Chauhan b Bedi11510006.66
RGD Willis not out411130036.36
M Hendrick c sub b Bedi085000.00
Extras(b 4, lb 6, nb 8, w 4)22
TOTAL(80.5 Ov, RR: 3.34)270
Fall of wickets: 1-53 (Sir Geoff Boycott), 2-57 (Graham Gooch), 3-57 (Mike Brearley), 4-58 (David Gower), 5-89 (Derek Randall), 6-176 (Geoff Miller), 7-264 (Phil Edmonds), 8-264 (Sir Ian Botham), 9-266 (Bob Taylor), 10-270 (Mike Hendrick)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
N Kapil Dev2778433.1100
KD Ghavri1846013.3300
M Amarnath2075322.6500
S Venkataraghavan722513.5700
BS Bedi8.522622.9400
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
SM Gavaskar  b Edmonds782092409037.32
CPS Chauhan c Botham b Willis011000.00
M Amarnath c †Taylor b Willis01814000.00
GR Viswanath c Brearley b Hendrick11826005.55
Yashpal Sharma c Botham b Miller401251332032.00
DB Vengsarkar not out651831786035.51
N Kapil Dev c Gooch b Miller310140030.00
KD Ghavri not out2097991020.61
Extras(b 11, lb 4, w 1)16
TOTAL(110 Ov, RR: 2.02)223/6
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Chetan Chauhan), 2-9 (Mohinder Amarnath), 3-12 (Gundappa Viswanath), 4-106 (Yashpal Sharma), 5-156 (Sunil Gavaskar), 6-160 (Kapil Dev)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RGD Willis1854222.3300
M Hendrick1461310.9200
IT Botham1333903.0000
PH Edmonds2885912.1000
G Miller32135221.6200
GA Gooch31200.6600
G Boycott22000.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Headingley, Leeds
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesIndia tour of England
Player Of The Match
Sir Ian Botham
Series resultEngland led the 4-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 853
Season1979
Match days16,17,18,20,21 August 1979 (5-day match)
Umpires
Barrie Meyer
Dickie Bird
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 16 Aug - day 1 - England 1st innings 80/4 (DW Randall 11*, IT Botham 9*)
Fri, 17 Aug - day 2 - no play
Sat, 18 Aug - day 3 - no play
Sun, 19 Aug - rest day
Mon, 20 Aug - day 4 - India 1st innings 10/2 (SM Gavaskar 10*, GR Viswanath 0*)
Tue, 21 Aug - day 5 - India 1st innings 223/6 (110 ov) - end of match