Result
3rd Test, England tour of India at Chennai, Jan 12-17 1973
242 & 159
33.5 ov, target 86
316 & 86/6
India won by 4 wickets
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
B Wood c †Engineer b Bedi2056733035.71
DL Amiss c Solkar b Chandrasekhar1538451039.47
APE Knott c Pataudi b Bedi1028361035.71
MH Denness  b Prasanna1736333047.22
KWR Fletcher not out9718023010453.88
AW Greig lbw b Chandrasekhar1728323060.71
AR Lewis (c)c Solkar b Chandrasekhar4551080.00
CM Old c Durani b Chandrasekhar415201026.66
GG Arnold c Solkar b Prasanna1745483037.77
N Gifford lbw b Chandrasekhar1986821022.09
PI Pocock lbw b Chandrasekhar2680033.33
Extras(b 8, lb 11, nb 1)20
TOTAL(86.5 Ov, RR: 2.78)242
Fall of wickets: 1-33 (Dennis Amiss), 2-47 (Barry Wood), 3-52 (Alan Knott), 4-69 (Mike Denness), 5-98 (Tony Greig), 6-106 (Tony Lewis), 7-110 (Chris Old), 8-151 (Geoff Arnold), 9-234 (Norman Gifford), 10-242 (Pat Pocock)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
ED Solkar201306.5000
SM Gavaskar10606.0000
BS Bedi3096622.2000
BS Chandrasekhar38.599062.3100
EAS Prasanna1534723.1300
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
CPS Chauhan c †Knott b Arnold01615000.00
SM Gavaskar c Greig b Gifford2067753029.85
AL Wadekar (c)c Wood b Pocock441031615042.71
SA Durani c & b Gifford381612034123.60
MAK Pataudi c sub b Pocock7318323010239.89
GR Viswanath c Old b Pocock371101336033.63
FM Engineer c Wood b Gifford3155952056.36
ED Solkar  b Pocock1036382027.77
EAS Prasanna lbw b Arnold3768865054.41
BS Bedi  b Arnold53510166.66
BS Chandrasekhar not out321250014.28
Extras(b 6, lb 3, nb 9)18
TOTAL(135.1 Ov, RR: 2.33)316
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Chetan Chauhan), 2-28 (Sunil Gavaskar), 3-89 (Ajit Wadekar), 4-155 (Salim Durani), 5-220 (Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi), 6-224 (Gundappa Viswanath), 7-247 (Eknath Solkar), 8-288 (Farokh Engineer), 9-303 (Bishan Bedi), 10-316 (Erapalli Prasanna)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GG Arnold23.1123431.4600
CM Old2045102.5500
N Gifford34156431.8800
AW Greig1213502.9100
PI Pocock461511442.4700
England 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
B Wood c sub b Bedi535370014.28
DL Amiss c †Engineer b Chandrasekhar827401029.62
APE Knott c Chandrasekhar b Bedi1319381068.42
MH Denness c Solkar b Prasanna7620033510038.00
KWR Fletcher c Chauhan b Bedi2159754035.59
AW Greig c Solkar b Durani522300022.72
AR Lewis (c)c Chauhan b Bedi1166711016.66
CM Old c Bedi b Prasanna960831015.00
GG Arnold c Wadekar b Prasanna011000.00
N Gifford not out328320010.71
PI Pocock c Wadekar b Prasanna052000.00
Extras(b 2, lb 3, nb 3)8
TOTAL(106 Ov, RR: 1.5)159
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Barry Wood), 2-14 (Dennis Amiss), 3-30 (Alan Knott), 4-77 (Keith Fletcher), 5-97 (Tony Greig), 6-126 (Tony Lewis), 7-152 (Chris Old), 8-152 (Geoff Arnold), 9-159 (Mike Denness), 10-159 (Pat Pocock)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
ED Solkar22000.0000
BS Bedi43243840.8800
BS Chandrasekhar3596911.9700
EAS Prasanna1051641.6000
MAK Pataudi10404.0000
SA Durani1552411.6000
India 2nd Innings (target: 86 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
CPS Chauhan c †Knott b Pocock1152830021.15
FM Engineer lbw b Old107620142.85
AL Wadekar (c)c Greig b Old032000.00
SA Durani lbw b Pocock3877993249.35
GR Viswanath  b Pocock015000.00
MAK Pataudi not out1441511034.14
ED Solkar c Denness b Pocock716171043.75
SM Gavaskar not out01111000.00
Extras(lb 1, nb 5)6
TOTAL(33.5 Ov, RR: 2.54)86/6
Did not bat: EAS Prasanna, BS Bedi, BS Chandrasekhar 
Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Farokh Engineer), 2-11 (Ajit Wadekar), 3-44 (Chetan Chauhan), 4-51 (Gundappa Viswanath), 5-67 (Salim Durani), 6-78 (Eknath Solkar)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GG Arnold411102.7500
CM Old931922.1100
N Gifford7.522202.8000
PI Pocock1332842.1500
MATCH DETAILS
MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of India 1972/73
Series resultIndia led the 5-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 708
Season1972/73
Match days12,13,14,16,17 January 1973 (5-day match)
Umpires
Ahmed Mamsa
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 12 Jan - day 1 - India 1st innings 4/0 (CPS Chauhan 0*, SM Gavaskar 4*)
Sat, 13 Jan - day 2 - India 1st innings 175/4 (MAK Pataudi 53*, GR Viswanath 9*)
Sun, 14 Jan - day 3 - England 2nd innings 52/3 (MH Denness 10*, KWR Fletcher 15*)
Mon, 15 Jan - rest day
Tue, 16 Jan - day 4 - India 2nd innings 32/2 (CPS Chauhan 7*, SA Durani 13*)
Wed, 17 Jan - day 5 - India 2nd innings 86/6 (33.5 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • day 5 - India 2nd innings 86/6 (33.5 ov) - end of match
Day 4
  • day 4 - India 2nd innings 32/2 (CPS Chauhan 7*, SA Durani 13*)
Day 3
  • day 3 - England 2nd innings 52/3 (MH Denness 10*, KWR Fletcher 15*)
Day 2
  • day 2 - India 1st innings 175/4 (MAK Pataudi 53*, GR Viswanath 9*)
Day 1
  • day 1 - India 1st innings 4/0 (CPS Chauhan 0*, SM Gavaskar 4*)
Day 0
  • rest day