result
1st Test, Birmingham, Jul 12 - 16 1979, India tour of England
633/5d
(95.4 ov)(f/o) 297 & 253
England won by an innings and 83 runs
player of the match
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Mike Brearley (c)c †Reddy b Kapil Dev24951162025.26
Geoff Boycott lbw b Kapil Dev15534145812045.45
Derek Randall c †Reddy b Kapil Dev1531313048.38
Graham Gooch c †Reddy b Kapil Dev8310912213176.14
David Gower not out 20027936524071.68
Ian Botham  b Kapil Dev3339334184.61
Geoff Miller not out 631161445054.31
Extras(b 4, lb 27, nb 18, w 11)60
TOTAL(165.2 Ov, RR: 3.82)633/5d
Fall of wickets: 1-66 (Mike Brearley), 2-90 (Derek Randall), 3-235 (Graham Gooch), 4-426 (Geoff Boycott), 5-468 (Ian Botham)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Kapil Dev481514653.04---00
Karsan Ghavri38512903.39---00
Mohinder Amarnath13.224703.52---00
Bhagwath Chandrasekhar29111303.89---00
Srinivas Venkataraghavan31410703.45---00
Anshuman Gaekwad301204.00---00
Chetan Chauhan301906.33---00
India 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sunil Gavaskar run out 611601783038.12
Chetan Chauhan c Gooch b Botham48161050.00
Dilip Vengsarkar c Gooch b Edmonds2257584038.59
Gundappa Viswanath c Botham b Edmonds781812139043.09
Anshuman Gaekwad c Botham b Willis251241263020.16
Mohinder Amarnath  b Willis3147676065.95
Kapil Dev lbw b Botham1640016.66
Karsan Ghavri c Brearley b Willis625291024.00
Bharath Reddy  b Hendrick2157753036.84
Srinivas Venkataraghavan (c)c Botham b Hendrick2846523260.86
Bhagwath Chandrasekhar not out 004000.00
Extras(b 1, lb 4, nb 12, w 3)20
TOTAL(116.1 Ov, RR: 2.55)297
Fall of wickets: 1-15 (Chetan Chauhan), 2-59 (Dilip Vengsarkar), 3-129 (Sunil Gavaskar), 4-205 (Gundappa Viswanath), 5-209 (Anshuman Gaekwad), 6-210 (Kapil Dev), 7-229 (Karsan Ghavri), 8-251 (Mohinder Amarnath), 9-294 (Srinivas Venkataraghavan), 10-297 (Bharath Reddy)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Bob Willis2496932.87---00
Ian Botham2648623.30---00
Mike Hendrick24.193621.48---00
Phil Edmonds26116022.30---00
Geoff Boycott51801.60---00
Geoff Miller1131801.63---00
India 2nd INNINGS (FOLLOWING ON)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sunil Gavaskar c Gooch b Hendrick6811713710058.11
Chetan Chauhan c Randall b Willis561421678039.43
Dilip Vengsarkar c Edmonds b Hendrick724320029.16
Gundappa Viswanath c †Taylor b Botham511191336042.85
Anshuman Gaekwad c Gooch b Botham1554603027.77
Mohinder Amarnath lbw b Botham1069771014.49
Kapil Dev c Hendrick b Botham21171840123.52
Karsan Ghavri c Randall b Hendrick425300016.00
Bharath Reddy lbw b Hendrick017000.00
Srinivas Venkataraghavan (c)lbw b Botham064000.00
Bhagwath Chandrasekhar not out 034000.00
Extras(b 7, lb 12, nb 2)21
TOTAL(95.4 Ov, RR: 2.64)253
Fall of wickets: 1-124 (Sunil Gavaskar), 2-136 (Chetan Chauhan), 3-136 (Dilip Vengsarkar), 4-182 (Anshuman Gaekwad), 5-227 (Gundappa Viswanath), 6-240 (Mohinder Amarnath), 7-249 (Kapil Dev), 8-250 (Bharath Reddy), 9-251 (Srinivas Venkataraghavan), 10-253 (Karsan Ghavri)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Bob Willis1434513.21---00
Ian Botham2987052.41---00
Mike Hendrick20.484542.17---00
Phil Edmonds1763702.17---00
Geoff Miller912703.00---00
Graham Gooch63801.33---00
MATCH DETAILS
Edgbaston, Birmingham
TossEngland, elected to bat first
SeriesIndia tour of England
Season1979
Player Of The Match
David Gower
David Gower
Series resultEngland led the 4-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 851
Match daysday(5-day match)
Test debut
Bharath Reddy
Bharath Reddy
Umpires
England Image
Barrie Meyer
England Image
David Constant
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 12 Jul - day 1 -England 1st innings 318/3 (Geoff Boycott 113*, David Gower 43*, null ov)
Fri, 13 Jul - day 2 -India 1st innings 59/2 (Sunil Gavaskar 25*, null ov)
Sat, 14 Jul - day 3 -India 2nd innings 7 (Sunil Gavaskar 3*, Chetan Chauhan 2*, null ov)
Sun, 15 Jul - rest day
Mon, 16 Jul - day 4 -India 2nd innings 253/10 (95.4 ov) - end of match