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RESULT
3rd Test, The Oval, August 19 - 24, 1971, India tour of England
355 & 101
(T:173) 284 & 174/6

India won by 4 wickets

England 1st Innings
India 1st Innings
England 2nd Innings
India 2nd Innings
Match Flow
Info
England 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
c Gavaskar b Solkar1660016.66
run out 8215216210253.94
c †Engineer b Bedi411181244034.74
c Gavaskar b Bedi11521006.66
c Mankad b Chandrasekhar219160010.52
c & b Solkar9011611711177.58
b Chandrasekhar1135391031.42
b Venkataraghavan8112513213064.80
c †Engineer b Solkar316150018.75
c Wadekar b Venkataraghavan2247542046.80
not out 1340033.33
Extras(b 4, lb 15, w 1)20
TOTAL108.4 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
1224703.91---00
1542831.86---00
10101.00---00
36512023.33---00
2467623.16---00
20.436323.04---00
India 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
b Snow635491017.14
b Price1028381035.71
c Hutton b Illingworth481331712036.09
b Illingworth541391357038.84
b Illingworth086000.00
c Fletcher b D'Oliveira441251293035.20
c Illingworth b Snow591111240053.15
b Illingworth2640603065.00
lbw b Underwood2466624036.36
c D'Oliveira b Illingworth218170011.11
not out 043000.00
Extras(b 6, lb 4, nb 1)11
TOTAL117.3 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
2456822.83---00
1525113.40---00
1223002.50---00
75510.71---00
34.3127052.02---00
2564911.96---00
England 2nd Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
c Venkataraghavan b Chandrasekhar331111103029.72
run out (Chandrasekhar)1625352064.00
b Chandrasekhar055000.00
c Solkar b Chandrasekhar011000.00
c sub b Venkataraghavan1728262060.71
c Solkar b Venkataraghavan1490025.00
c & b Chandrasekhar417150023.52
not out 1344491029.54
c & b Chandrasekhar041000.00
c Mankad b Bedi1127282040.74
lbw b Chandrasekhar3550060.00
Extras(lb 3)3
TOTAL45.1 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
31501.66---00
311003.33---00
2044422.20---00
18.133862.09---00
10111.00---00
India 2nd Innings (T: 173 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
lbw b Snow0910000.00
c Hutton b Underwood1174780014.86
run out 451181254038.13
c †Knott b Underwood401561594025.64
c †Knott b Luckhurst331711750019.29
c & b Underwood11622006.25
not out 2859503047.45
not out 44110100.00
Extras(b 6, lb 5, nb 1)12
TOTAL101 Ov (RR: 1.72)174/6
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
1171411.27---00
501002.00---00
38147231.89---00
36154001.11---00
931701.88---00
20914.50---00
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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 (Syed Abid Ali 2*, Srinivas Venkataraghavan 3*)
Sun, 22 Aug - rest day
Mon, 23 Aug - day 4 - India 2nd innings 76/2 (Ajit Wadekar 45*, Dilip Sardesai 13*)
Tue, 24 Aug - day 5 - India 2nd innings 174/6 (101 ov) - end of match
MATCH FLOW
General
  • India's first test win in England, first series win in England.
MATCH DETAILS
Kennington Oval, London
TossEngland, elected to bat first
Series
Season1971
Series resultIndia won the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 692
Match daysday (5-day match)
Umpires