Result
2nd Test, Kolkata, Dec 30 1972 - Jan 4 1973, England tour of India
210 & 155
(91 ov, target 192)
174 & 163
India won by 28 runs
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
SM Gavaskar c Old b Underwood1871893025.35
RD Parkar c †Knott b Old261091383023.85
AL Wadekar (c)run out44841188052.38
GR Viswanath c Wood b Cottam33138009.67
SA Durani  b Greig425361016.00
ED Solkar  b Old19901391021.11
FM Engineer  b Underwood7514421510052.08
S Abid Ali  b Cottam310120030.00
EAS Prasanna lbw b Cottam69141066.66
BS Bedi run out00500-
BS Chandrasekhar not out12447004.16
Extras(lb 3, nb 8)11
TOTAL(97.4 Ov, RR: 2.15)210
Fall of wickets: 1-29 (Sunil Gavaskar), 2-68 (Ramnath Parkar), 3-78 (Gundappa Viswanath), 4-99 (Ajit Wadekar), 5-100 (Salim Durani), 6-163 (Eknath Solkar), 7-176 (Syed Abid Ali), 8-192 (Erapalli Prasanna), 9-192 (Bishan Bedi), 10-210 (Farokh Engineer)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
CM Old2677222.7600
RMH Cottam2364531.9500
DL Underwood20.4114322.0800
PI Pocock19102601.3600
AW Greig911311.4400
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
B Wood  b Bedi1144501025.00
DL Amiss c Solkar b Chandrasekhar1154851020.37
KWR Fletcher c Gavaskar b Prasanna1633462048.48
MH Denness c Solkar b Chandrasekhar2154693038.88
AR Lewis (c)lbw b Bedi41191036.36
AW Greig c sub b Prasanna2978854037.17
APE Knott st †Engineer b Chandrasekhar3550763070.00
CM Old not out33901063136.66
PI Pocock  b Prasanna313150023.07
DL Underwood c Solkar b Chandrasekhar054000.00
RMH Cottam lbw b Chandrasekhar325460012.00
Extras(lb 4, nb 4)8
TOTAL(75.2 Ov, RR: 2.3)174
Fall of wickets: 1-18 (Barry Wood), 2-37 (Dennis Amiss), 3-47 (Keith Fletcher), 4-56 (Tony Lewis), 5-84 (Mike Denness), 6-117 (Tony Greig), 7-144 (Alan Knott), 8-153 (Pat Pocock), 9-154 (Derek Underwood), 10-174 (Bob Cottam)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
S Abid Ali41401.0000
ED Solkar31501.6600
BS Bedi2675922.2600
BS Chandrasekhar26.256552.4600
EAS Prasanna1643332.0600
India 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
SM Gavaskar lbw b Old2430050.00
RD Parkar c Fletcher b Old1532472046.87
SA Durani c Fletcher b Greig531391997138.12
GR Viswanath c Fletcher b Old34821265041.46
FM Engineer c †Knott b Underwood1739862043.58
ED Solkar c †Knott b Greig648640012.50
AL Wadekar (c)lbw b Greig01317000.00
S Abid Ali c Amiss b Old317380017.64
EAS Prasanna  b Greig011000.00
BS Bedi not out930440030.00
BS Chandrasekhar  b Greig19150011.11
Extras(b 8, lb 2, nb 5)15
TOTAL(67.5 Ov, RR: 2.28)155
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Sunil Gavaskar), 2-33 (Ramnath Parkar), 3-104 (Gundappa Viswanath), 4-112 (Salim Durani), 5-133 (Farokh Engineer), 6-133 (Eknath Solkar), 7-135 (Ajit Wadekar), 8-135 (Erapalli Prasanna), 9-147 (Syed Abid Ali), 10-155 (Bhagwath Chandrasekhar)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
CM Old2164342.0400
RMH Cottam501803.6000
DL Underwood1443612.5700
PI Pocock811902.3700
AW Greig19.592451.2100
England 2nd Innings (target: 192 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
B Wood  b Abid Ali110120010.00
DL Amiss c †Engineer b Bedi12942003.44
KWR Fletcher lbw b Bedi514181035.71
MH Denness lbw b Chandrasekhar321862342017.20
AR Lewis (c)c Solkar b Bedi323290013.04
AW Greig lbw b Chandrasekhar671351647049.62
APE Knott c Durani b Chandrasekhar211160018.18
CM Old not out1778921021.79
PI Pocock c & b Bedi515271033.33
DL Underwood c Wadekar b Bedi4571080.00
RMH Cottam lbw b Chandrasekhar1342471030.95
Extras(b 6, lb 5, nb 2)13
TOTAL(91 Ov, RR: 1.79)163
Fall of wickets: 1-3 (Barry Wood), 2-8 (Keith Fletcher), 3-11 (Dennis Amiss), 4-17 (Tony Lewis), 5-114 (Tony Greig), 6-119 (Alan Knott), 7-123 (Mike Denness), 8-130 (Pat Pocock), 9-138 (Derek Underwood), 10-163 (Bob Cottam)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
S Abid Ali821211.5000
ED Solkar11000.0000
BS Bedi40126351.5700
BS Chandrasekhar29144241.4400
EAS Prasanna901902.1100
SA Durani411403.5000
MATCH DETAILS
Eden Gardens, Kolkata
TossIndia , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of India
Series result5-match series level 1-1
Match numberTest no. 706
Season1972/73
Match days30,31 December 1972, 1,3,4 January 1973 (5-day match)
Test debut
Chris Old
Umpires
Ahmed Mamsa
Judah Reuben
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 30 Dec - day 1 - India 1st innings 148/5 (ED Solkar 19*, FM Engineer 26*)
Sun, 31 Dec - day 2 - England 1st innings 126/6 (APE Knott 23*, CM Old 4*)
Mon, 01 Jan - day 3 - India 2nd innings 121/4 (FM Engineer 10*, ED Solkar 2*)
Tue, 02 Jan - rest day
Wed, 03 Jan - day 4 - England 2nd innings 105/4 (MH Denness 28*, AW Greig 60*)
Thu, 04 Jan - day 5 - England 2nd innings 163 (91 ov) - end of match