Result
4th Test, Kanpur, Jan 25-30 1973, England tour of India
(84 ov)
357 & 186/6
397
Match drawn
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
CPS Chauhan c Old b Underwood221161731018.96
SM Gavaskar c Greig b Birkenshaw6918323110037.70
AL Wadekar (c)c Fletcher b Greig902223229140.54
GR Viswanath c Denness b Old25911093027.47
MAK Pataudi lbw b Arnold541852307129.18
ED Solkar  b Underwood1062960016.12
FM Engineer  b Underwood1545721033.33
S Abid Ali  b Old41761004053.94
EAS Prasanna c †Knott b Old01821000.00
BS Bedi not out420280020.00
BS Chandrasekhar  b Old032000.00
Extras(b 1, lb 9, nb 17)27
TOTAL(167 Ov, RR: 2.13)357
Fall of wickets: 1-85 (Chetan Chauhan), 2-109 (Sunil Gavaskar), 3-179 (Gundappa Viswanath), 4-265 (Ajit Wadekar), 5-292 (Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi), 6-296 (Eknath Solkar), 7-326 (Farokh Engineer), 8-345 (Erapalli Prasanna), 9-357 (Syed Abid Ali), 10-357 (Bhagwath Chandrasekhar)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GG Arnold35107212.0500
CM Old2456942.8700
DL Underwood51209031.7600
AW Greig29114011.3700
N Gifford821702.1200
J Birkenshaw2064212.1000
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MH Denness c Abid Ali b Chandrasekhar3181924038.27
GRJ Roope c Abid Ali b Chandrasekhar1163710017.46
APE Knott c Gavaskar b Prasanna4095985042.10
AR Lewis (c) b Abid Ali12522826716154.82
KWR Fletcher c Chandrasekhar b Bedi581792109032.40
AW Greig c Chauhan b Bedi850641016.00
J Birkenshaw c Abid Ali b Chandrasekhar641792293035.75
CM Old lbw b Chandrasekhar434280011.76
GG Arnold  b Bedi451301606034.61
DL Underwood not out023000.00
N Gifford absent hurt-
Extras(b 1, lb 8, nb 1, w 1)11
TOTAL(172.5 Ov, RR: 2.29)397
Fall of wickets: 1-37 (Graham Roope), 2-48 (Mike Denness), 3-118 (Alan Knott), 4-262 (Tony Lewis), 5-274 (Keith Fletcher), 6-288 (Tony Greig), 7-301 (Chris Old), 8-397 (Jack Birkenshaw), 9-397 (Geoff Arnold)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
S Abid Ali2235512.5000
ED Solkar501402.8000
BS Bedi68.51513431.9400
BS Chandrasekhar41128642.0900
EAS Prasanna3448712.5500
GR Viswanath201005.0000
India 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
CPS Chauhan c Roope b Arnold12432004.16
SM Gavaskar c sub b Underwood2446804052.17
AL Wadekar (c)c & b Underwood948640018.75
GR Viswanath not out7520624010036.40
FM Engineer c Old b Birkenshaw214100014.28
ED Solkar c Greig b Birkenshaw2670825037.14
S Abid Ali  b Greig36831066043.37
EAS Prasanna not out216200012.50
Extras(b 5, lb 4, nb 2)11
TOTAL(84 Ov, RR: 2.21)186/6
Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Chetan Chauhan), 2-33 (Sunil Gavaskar), 3-36 (Ajit Wadekar), 4-39 (Farokh Engineer), 5-103 (Eknath Solkar), 6-181 (Syed Abid Ali)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GG Arnold731512.1400
CM Old1132802.5400
DL Underwood26114621.7600
AW Greig107610.6000
J Birkenshaw2556622.6400
GRJ Roope511402.8000
MATCH DETAILS
Green Park, Kanpur
TossIndia , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of India
Series resultIndia led the 5-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 709
Season1972/73
Match days25,27,28,29,30 January 1973 (5-day match)
Test debut
Graham Roope
Jack Birkenshaw
Umpires
Madhav Gothoskar
Judah Reuben
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 25 Jan - day 1 - India 1st innings 168/2 (AL Wadekar 41*, GR Viswanath 24*)
Fri, 26 Jan - rest day
Sat, 27 Jan - day 2 - India 1st innings 332/7 (S Abid Ali 20*, EAS Prasanna 0*)
Sun, 28 Jan - day 3 - England 1st innings 198/3 (AR Lewis 86*, KWR Fletcher 28*)
Mon, 29 Jan - day 4 - England 1st innings 390/7 (J Birkenshaw 59*, GG Arnold 45*)
Tue, 30 Jan - day 5 - India 2nd innings 186/6 (84 ov) - end of match