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Scorecard Summary

WEST INDIES 494(153.3 OVERS)
1ST INNINGS

ENGLAND 332(134.4 OVERS)
1ST INNINGS

WEST INDIES 176/5d(36 OVERS)
2ND INNINGS

ENGLAND 156/2(78 OVERS)
2ND INNINGS

West Indies tour of England 1976 News

  • Facing Holding with a little thin towel

    Brian Close and John Edrich won plenty of admirers - and took as many hits - on a brutal evening in Manchester in 1976

  • Close, Chappell and acts of courage

    Some small deeds in the game's vast history endure, when others that dwarf them by numbers fade from view

  • Who's grovelling now?

    When Tony Greig overstepped the line on the eve of England's series against West Indies

  • The fiery summer

    The English summer of 1976 has gone down in folklore as one where water shortages and scorching temperatures left the country parched ... and it had some serious implications for cricket as well