result
4th Test, The Oval, Aug 30 - Sep 4 1979, India tour of England
305 & 334/8d
(150.5 ov, target 438)202 & 429/8
Match drawn
player of the match
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Scorecard summary
England305/10(124.5 overs)1st INNINGS
India202/10(79.3 overs)1st INNINGS
England334/8(116.5 overs)2nd INNINGS
Geoff Boycott125 (293)
Kapil Dev2/89(28.5)
India429/8(150.5 overs)2nd INNINGS
Sunil Gavaskar221 (443)
Ian Botham3/97(29)
Peter Willey2/96(43.5)
Match details
Kennington Oval, London
TossEngland, elected to bat first
SeriesIndia tour of England
Season1979
Player Of The Match
Sunil Gavaskar
Sunil Gavaskar
Player Of The Series
Ian Botham
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
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David Constant
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Ken Palmer