Result
3rd Test, India tour of England at The Oval, Aug 19-24 1971
355 & 101
101 ov, target 173
284 & 174/6
India won by 4 wickets
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
BW Luckhurst c Gavaskar b Solkar1660016.66
JA Jameson run out8215216210253.94
JH Edrich c †Engineer b Bedi411181244034.74
KWR Fletcher c Gavaskar b Bedi11521006.66
BL D'Oliveira c Mankad b Chandrasekhar219160010.52
APE Knott c & b Solkar9011611711177.58
R Illingworth (c) b Chandrasekhar1135391031.42
RA Hutton  b Venkataraghavan8112513213064.80
JA Snow c †Engineer b Solkar316150018.75
DL Underwood c Wadekar b Venkataraghavan2247542046.80
JSE Price not out1340033.33
Extras(b 4, lb 15, w 1)20
TOTAL(108.4 Ov, RR: 3.26)355
Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Brian Luckhurst), 2-111 (John Edrich), 3-135 (Keith Fletcher), 4-139 (John Jameson), 5-143 (Basil D'Oliveira), 6-175 (Ray Illingworth), 7-278 (Alan Knott), 8-284 (John Snow), 9-352 (Derek Underwood), 10-355 (Richard Hutton)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
S Abid Ali1224703.9100
ED Solkar1542831.8600
SM Gavaskar10101.0000
BS Bedi36512023.3300
BS Chandrasekhar2467623.1600
S Venkataraghavan20.436323.0400
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
SM Gavaskar  b Snow635491017.14
AV Mankad  b Price1028381035.71
AL Wadekar (c)c Hutton b Illingworth481331712036.09
DN Sardesai  b Illingworth541391357038.84
GR Viswanath  b Illingworth086000.00
ED Solkar c Fletcher b D'Oliveira441251293035.20
FM Engineer c Illingworth b Snow591111240053.15
S Abid Ali  b Illingworth2640603065.00
S Venkataraghavan lbw b Underwood2466624036.36
BS Bedi c D'Oliveira b Illingworth218170011.11
BS Chandrasekhar not out043000.00
Extras(b 6, lb 4, nb 1)11
TOTAL(117.3 Ov, RR: 2.41)284
Fall of wickets: 1-17 (Ashok Mankad), 2-21 (Sunil Gavaskar), 3-114 (Dilip Sardesai), 4-118 (Gundappa Viswanath), 5-125 (Ajit Wadekar), 6-222 (Eknath Solkar), 7-230 (Farokh Engineer), 8-278 (Syed Abid Ali), 9-284 (Srinivas Venkataraghavan), 10-284 (Bishan Bedi)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JA Snow2456822.8300
JSE Price1525113.4000
RA Hutton1223002.5000
BL D'Oliveira75510.7100
R Illingworth34.3127052.0200
DL Underwood2564911.9600
England 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
BW Luckhurst c Venkataraghavan b Chandrasekhar331111103029.72
JA Jameson run out (Chandrasekhar)1625352064.00
JH Edrich  b Chandrasekhar055000.00
KWR Fletcher c Solkar b Chandrasekhar011000.00
BL D'Oliveira c sub b Venkataraghavan1728262060.71
APE Knott c Solkar b Venkataraghavan1490025.00
R Illingworth (c)c & b Chandrasekhar417150023.52
RA Hutton not out1344491029.54
JA Snow c & b Chandrasekhar041000.00
DL Underwood c Mankad b Bedi1127282040.74
JSE Price lbw b Chandrasekhar3550060.00
Extras(lb 3)3
TOTAL(45.1 Ov, RR: 2.23)101
Fall of wickets: 1-23 (John Jameson), 2-24 (John Edrich), 3-24 (Keith Fletcher), 4-49 (Basil D'Oliveira), 5-54 (Alan Knott), 6-65 (Ray Illingworth), 7-72 (Brian Luckhurst), 8-72 (John Snow), 9-96 (Derek Underwood), 10-101 (John Price)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
S Abid Ali31501.6600
ED Solkar311003.3300
BS Bedi10111.0000
BS Chandrasekhar18.133862.0900
S Venkataraghavan2044422.2000
India 2nd Innings (target: 173 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
SM Gavaskar lbw b Snow0910000.00
AV Mankad c Hutton b Underwood1174780014.86
AL Wadekar (c)run out451181254038.13
DN Sardesai c †Knott b Underwood401561594025.64
GR Viswanath c †Knott b Luckhurst331711750019.29
ED Solkar c & b Underwood11622006.25
FM Engineer not out2859503047.45
S Abid Ali not out44110100.00
Extras(b 6, lb 5, nb 1)12
TOTAL(101 Ov, RR: 1.72)174/6
Did not bat: S Venkataraghavan, BS Bedi, BS Chandrasekhar 
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Sunil Gavaskar), 2-37 (Ashok Mankad), 3-76 (Ajit Wadekar), 4-124 (Dilip Sardesai), 5-134 (Eknath Solkar), 6-170 (Gundappa Viswanath)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JA Snow1171411.2700
JSE Price501002.0000
BL D'Oliveira931701.8800
R Illingworth36154001.1100
DL Underwood38147231.8900
BW Luckhurst20914.5000
MATCH DETAILS
Kennington Oval, London
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesIndia tour of England 1971
Series resultIndia won the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 692
Season1971
Match days19,20,21,23,24 August 1971 (5-day match)
Umpires
Charlie Elliott
Dusty Rhodes
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 19 Aug - day 1 - England 1st innings 355
Fri, 20 Aug - day 2 - no play
Sat, 21 Aug - day 3 - India 1st innings 234/7 (S Abid Ali 2*, S Venkataraghavan 3*)
Sun, 22 Aug - rest day
Mon, 23 Aug - day 4 - India 2nd innings 76/2 (AL Wadekar 45*, DN Sardesai 13*)
Tue, 24 Aug - day 5 - India 2nd innings 174/6 (101 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • day 5 - India 2nd innings 174/6 (101 ov) - end of match
Day 4
  • day 4 - India 2nd innings 76/2 (AL Wadekar 45*, DN Sardesai 13*)
Day 3
  • day 3 - India 1st innings 234/7 (S Abid Ali 2*, S Venkataraghavan 3*)
Day 2
  • day 2 - no play
Day 1
  • day 1 - England 1st innings 355
Day 0
  • India's first test win in England, first series win in England.
  • rest day