result
1st Test, Manchester, Jun 6 - 11 1974, India tour of England
328/9d & 213/3d
(85.1 ov, target 296)246 & 182
England won by 113 runs
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Geoff Boycott lbw b Abid Ali1028371035.71
Dennis Amiss c Madan Lal b Chandrasekhar562022154027.72
John Edrich  b Abid Ali727290025.92
Mike Denness (c) b Bedi26851011030.58
Keith Fletcher not out 1232893358042.56
Derek Underwood c Solkar b Bedi740481017.50
Tony Greig c †Engineer b Madan Lal531081342049.07
Alan Knott lbw b Madan Lal098000.00
Chris Old c †Engineer b Chandrasekhar1217261070.58
Bob Willis lbw b Abid Ali2459692040.67
Extras(b 1, lb 7, nb 1, w 1)10
TOTAL(143.3 Ov, RR: 2.28)328/9d
Did not bat: Mike Hendrick 
Fall of wickets: 1-18 (Geoff Boycott), 2-28 (John Edrich), 3-90 (Mike Denness), 4-104 (Dennis Amiss), 5-127 (Derek Underwood), 6-231 (Tony Greig), 7-231 (Alan Knott), 8-265 (Chris Old), 9-328 (Bob Willis)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Syed Abid Ali30.367932.59---00
Eknath Solkar1343302.53---00
Madan Lal31115621.80---00
Srinivas Venkataraghavan51801.60---00
Bishan Bedi43148722.02---00
Bhagwath Chandrasekhar2145522.61---00
India 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sunil Gavaskar run out 1012513088040.23
Eknath Solkar c Willis b Hendrick722290031.81
Srinivas Venkataraghavan  b Willis3530060.00
Ajit Wadekar (c)c Hendrick b Old610120060.00
Gundappa Viswanath  b Underwood40761084052.63
Brijesh Patel c †Knott b Willis528321017.85
Farokh Engineer  b Willis0511000.00
Madan Lal  b Hendrick213120015.38
Syed Abid Ali c †Knott b Hendrick71931137076.34
Bishan Bedi  b Willis011000.00
Bhagwath Chandrasekhar not out 0222000.00
Extras(b 3, lb 3, nb 5)11
TOTAL(84 Ov, RR: 2.92)246
Fall of wickets: 1-22 (Eknath Solkar), 2-25 (Srinivas Venkataraghavan), 3-32 (Ajit Wadekar), 4-105 (Gundappa Viswanath), 5-129 (Brijesh Patel), 6-135 (Farokh Engineer), 7-143 (Madan Lal), 8-228 (Sunil Gavaskar), 9-228 (Bishan Bedi), 10-246 (Syed Abid Ali)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Bob Willis2436442.66---00
Chris Old1604612.87---00
Mike Hendrick2045732.85---00
Derek Underwood1975012.63---00
Tony Greig511803.60---00
England 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Geoff Boycott c †Engineer b Solkar610130060.00
Dennis Amiss c Gavaskar b Bedi47891245052.80
Derek Underwood c †Engineer b Abid Ali928261032.14
John Edrich not out 1001882019153.19
Mike Denness (c)not out 451051184042.85
Extras(b 4, lb 2)6
TOTAL(70 Ov, RR: 3.04)213/3d
Fall of wickets: 1-13 (Geoff Boycott), 2-30 (Derek Underwood), 3-104 (Dennis Amiss)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Syed Abid Ali1123112.81---00
Eknath Solkar702413.42---00
Bhagwath Chandrasekhar1123803.45---00
Bishan Bedi2025812.90---00
Srinivas Venkataraghavan911701.88---00
Madan Lal1223903.25---00
India 2nd INNINGS (target: 296 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sunil Gavaskar c Hendrick b Old581401635041.42
Eknath Solkar c Hendrick b Underwood1941481146.34
Ajit Wadekar (c)c †Knott b Greig1445521031.11
Gundappa Viswanath c †Knott b Old501492043033.55
Brijesh Patel c †Knott b Old312120025.00
Farokh Engineer c †Knott b Hendrick1246531026.08
Madan Lal hit wicket b Willis729271024.13
Syed Abid Ali c Boycott b Greig414161028.57
Srinivas Venkataraghavan not out 538411013.15
Bishan Bedi  b Old042000.00
Bhagwath Chandrasekhar st †Knott b Greig027000.00
Extras(b 1, lb 2, nb 7)10
TOTAL(85.1 Ov, RR: 2.13)182
Fall of wickets: 1-32 (Eknath Solkar), 2-68 (Ajit Wadekar), 3-103 (Sunil Gavaskar), 4-111 (Brijesh Patel), 5-139 (Farokh Engineer), 6-157 (Madan Lal), 7-165 (Syed Abid Ali), 8-180 (Gundappa Viswanath), 9-180 (Bishan Bedi), 10-182 (Bhagwath Chandrasekhar)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Bob Willis1253312.75---00
Mike Hendrick1713912.29---00
Derek Underwood1544513.00---00
Chris Old1672041.25---00
Tony Greig25.183531.39---00
MATCH DETAILS
Old Trafford, Manchester
TossEngland, elected to bat first
SeriesIndia tour of England
Season1974
Series resultEngland led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 739
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Brijesh Patel
Brijesh Patel
Madan Lal
Madan Lal
Mike Hendrick
Mike Hendrick
Umpires
England Image
David Constant
England Image
Dickie Bird
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 06 Jun - day 1 - England 1st innings 116/4 (Keith Fletcher 11*, Derek Underwood 4*)
Fri, 07 Jun - day 2 - India 1st innings 25/2 (Sunil Gavaskar 13*)
Sat, 08 Jun - day 3 - England 2nd innings 18/1 (Dennis Amiss 7*, Derek Underwood 5*)
Sun, 09 Jun - rest day
Mon, 10 Jun - day 4 - England 2nd innings 213/3 (John Edrich 100*, Mike Denness 45*)
Tue, 11 Jun - day 5 - India 2nd innings 182 (85.1 ov) - end of match