Result
3rd Test, Chennai, Jan 14-19 1977, England tour of India
262 & 185/9d
(38.5 ov, target 284)
164 & 83
England won by 200 runs
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
DL Amiss lbw b Madan Lal419290021.05
RA Woolmer c Gavaskar b Madan Lal22224710100.00
JM Brearley c & b Prasanna592052806028.78
DW Randall run out2550040.00
RW Tolchard not out885101009.41
AW Greig (c)c Viswanath b Bedi541481998036.48
APE Knott c Viswanath b Bedi45811347055.55
JK Lever c †Kirmani b Bedi231201593019.16
CM Old c Amarnath b Bedi220170010.00
DL Underwood  b Prasanna2331284074.19
RGD Willis run out78101087.50
Extras(b 5, lb 8)13
TOTAL(125.5 Ov, RR: 2.08)262
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Dennis Amiss), 2-29 (Bob Woolmer), 3-31 (Derek Randall), 3-33* (Roger Tolchard, retired not out ), 4-142 (Tony Greig), 5-162 (Mike Brearley), 6-201 (Alan Knott), 7-209 (Chris Old), 8-228 (John Lever), 9-253 (Derek Underwood), 10-262 (Bob Willis)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
S Madan Lal2154322.0400
M Amarnath1432601.8500
BS Chandrasekhar2546302.5200
BS Bedi38.5167241.8500
EAS Prasanna27114521.6600
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
SM Gavaskar c Brearley b Old391352395028.88
M Amarnath  b Old0810000.00
GR Viswanath c †Knott b Lever927351033.33
AV Mankad  b Lever052000.00
BP Patel  b Underwood32841025038.09
DB Vengsarkar c Randall b Lever817271047.05
S Madan Lal c Underwood b Willis1238512031.57
SMH Kirmani c Brearley b Lever27751082036.00
EAS Prasanna c & b Underwood1332622040.62
BS Bedi (c)c sub b Lever522480022.72
BS Chandrasekhar not out18100012.50
Extras(lb 1, nb 17)18
TOTAL(73.5 Ov, RR: 2.22)164
Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Mohinder Amarnath), 2-17 (Gundappa Viswanath), 3-17 (Ashok Mankad), 4-69 (Brijesh Patel), 5-86 (Dilip Vengsarkar), 6-114 (Madan Lal), 7-115 (Sunil Gavaskar), 8-151 (Erapalli Prasanna), 9-161 (Syed Kirmani), 10-164 (Bishan Bedi)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RGD Willis1954612.4200
CM Old1341921.4600
JK Lever19.525952.9700
RA Woolmer10202.0000
AW Greig41401.0000
DL Underwood1791620.9400
England 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
DL Amiss c Amarnath b Chandrasekhar461091624042.20
RA Woolmer lbw b Prasanna16471062034.04
JK Lever c Amarnath b Chandrasekhar215190013.33
JM Brearley  b Chandrasekhar2978944037.17
DW Randall c †Kirmani b Chandrasekhar079000.00
AW Greig (c)lbw b Prasanna41781134152.56
APE Knott c Patel b Prasanna1171010157.14
CM Old c Chandrasekhar b Prasanna4881050.00
RW Tolchard not out1057791017.54
DL Underwood st †Kirmani b Chandrasekhar820230040.00
RGD Willis not out4590080.00
Extras(b 14)14
TOTAL(71.5 Ov, RR: 2.57)185/9d
Fall of wickets: 1-39 (Bob Woolmer), 2-54 (John Lever), 3-83 (Dennis Amiss), 4-83 (Derek Randall), 5-124 (Mike Brearley), 6-135 (Alan Knott), 7-141 (Chris Old), 8-169 (Tony Greig), 9-180 (Derek Underwood)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
S Madan Lal921501.6600
M Amarnath721802.5700
BS Chandrasekhar20.545052.4000
BS Bedi1333302.5300
EAS Prasanna2255542.5000
India 2nd Innings (target: 284 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
SM Gavaskar c Woolmer b Underwood2466891036.36
DB Vengsarkar retired hurt11422007.14
M Amarnath c Woolmer b Underwood1238871031.57
GR Viswanath c Brearley b Underwood622400027.27
EAS Prasanna c Brearley b Underwood012000.00
BP Patel c Old b Willis412150033.33
AV Mankad c Old b Lever432570012.50
SMH Kirmani c Brearley b Willis18110012.50
S Madan Lal c †Knott b Willis611101054.54
BS Bedi (c)not out1126412042.30
BS Chandrasekhar  b Lever6791085.71
Extras(b 5, lb 1, nb 2)8
TOTAL(38.5 Ov, RR: 2.13)83
Fall of wickets: 1-40 (Sunil Gavaskar), 2-45 (Mohinder Amarnath), 3-45 (Erapalli Prasanna), 4-54 (Brijesh Patel), 5-54 (Gundappa Viswanath), 6-57 (Syed Kirmani), 7-66 (Madan Lal), 8-71 (Ashok Mankad), 9-83 (Bhagwath Chandrasekhar)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RGD Willis1341831.3800
CM Old511102.2000
JK Lever6.501822.6300
DL Underwood1472842.0000
MATCH DETAILS
MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of India
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 3-0
Match numberTest no. 793
Season1976/77
Match days14,15,16,18,19 January 1977 (5-day match)
Umpires
MS Sivasankariah
Judah Reuben
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 14 Jan - day 1 - England 1st innings 171/5 (APE Knott 21*, JK Lever 0*)
Sat, 15 Jan - day 2 - India 1st innings 58/3 (SM Gavaskar 13*, BP Patel 27*)
Sun, 16 Jan - day 3 - England 2nd innings 44/1 (DL Amiss 24*, JK Lever 0*)
Mon, 17 Jan - rest day
Tue, 18 Jan - day 4 - India 2nd innings 45/3 (GR Viswanath 2*)
Wed, 19 Jan - day 5 - India 2nd innings 83 (38.5 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • DB Vengsarkar retired hurt at 10/0
  • RW Tolchard (1) retired hurt on 1* from 33/3 to 209/7