RESULT
4th Test, The Oval, August 30 - September 04, 1979, India tour of England
305 & 334/8d
(T:438) 202 & 429/8

Match drawn

Player Of The Match
221
sunil-gavaskar
Player Of The Series
244 runs • 20 wkts
ian-botham
Match centre 
Scorecard summary
England 305/10(124.5 overs)
1st INNINGS
India 202/10(79.3 overs)
1st INNINGS
England 334/8(116.5 overs)
2nd INNINGS
Karsan Ghavri3/76 (34)
Kapil Dev2/89 (28.5)
India 429/8(150.5 overs)
2nd INNINGS
Ian Botham3/97 (29)
Peter Willey2/96 (43.5)
Match details
Kennington Oval, London
TossEngland, elected to bat first
Series
Season1979
Player Of The Match
India
Sunil Gavaskar
Player Of The Series
England
Ian Botham
Series resultEngland won the 4-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 854
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Alan Butcher
Alan Butcher
David Bairstow
David Bairstow
Umpires
England
David Constant
England
Ken Palmer
India Innings
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