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India v England
Marylebone Cricket Club in India, Sri Lanka and Australia 1976/77 (1st Test)
VenueFeroz Shah Kotla, Delhi on 17th, 18th, 19th, 21st, 22nd December 1976 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEngland won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEngland won by an innings and 25 runs
UmpiresMV Nagendra, J Reuben
Close of play day 1England (1) 239/6 (Amiss 109*, Old 5*)
Close of play day 2India (1) 51/4 (Gavaskar 22*, Patel 2*)
Close of play day 3India (2) 82/1 (Gavaskar 40*, Sharma 24*)
Close of play day 4India (2) 216/7 (Ghavri 23*, Venkataraghavan 3*)

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DL Amissc Sharma b Venkataraghavan179397511221 
JM Brearleyrun out53150-- 
GD Barlowc Amarnath b Bedi054-- 
RA Woolmerlbw b Chandrasekhar42034-- 
KWR Fletcherb Chandrasekhar814161- 
*AW Greiglbw b Venkataraghavan2557593- 
+APE Knottst Kirmani b Bedi759010513- 
CM Oldc Viswanath b Bedi15761021- 
JK Leverc Bedi b Chandrasekhar531941696- 
RGD Willisc Venkataraghavan b Bedi11515-- 
DL Underwoodnot out714191- 
Extras(1 b, 5 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)9
Total(all out, 151.5 overs)381
Fall of wickets:
1-34 (Brearley, 9.5 ov), 2-34 (Barlow, 10.5 ov), 3-51 (Woolmer, 19.2 ov), 4-65 (Fletcher, 23.6 ov), 5-125 (Greig, 43.2 ov), 6-226 (Knott, 74.2 ov), 7-263 (Old, 98.3 ov), 8-357 (Amiss, 139.3 ov), 9-363 (Willis, 144.6 ov), 10-381 (Lever, 151.5 ov)
India bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ghavri14   3500-2
Amarnath8   21201-
Bedi59   22924--
Chandrasekhar32.561173--
Venkataraghavan34   6942--
Gaekwad1   010--
Sharma3   060--

India first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SM Gavaskarc Willis b Lever381402004- 
AD Gaekwadlbw b Lever2037683- 
M Amarnathlbw b Lever012-- 
GR Viswanathlbw b Lever31217-- 
S Venkataraghavanb Lever022-- 
BP Patelc Knott b Lever3352873- 
PH Sharmac Willis b Underwood429371- 
+SMH Kirmanib Lever1323363- 
KD Ghavrinot out31728-- 
*BS Bedic Greig b Old025-- 
BS Chandrasekharb Old012-- 
Extras(4 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)8
Total(all out, 51.5 overs)122
Fall of wickets:
1-43 (Gaekwad, 14.1 ov), 2-43 (Amarnath, 14.2 ov), 3-49 (Viswanath, 18.2 ov), 4-49 (Venkataraghavan, 18.4 ov), 5-96 (Patel, 38.2 ov), 6-99 (Gavaskar, 42.3 ov), 7-103 (Sharma, 46.6 ov), 8-121 (Kirmani, 50.5 ov), 9-122 (Bedi, 51.4 ov), 10-122 (Chandrasekhar, 51.5 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Old12.50282-3
Willis7   3210-1
Lever23   646711
Underwood9   3191--

India second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
SM Gavaskarc Woolmer b Underwood7121524071 
AD Gaekwadb Willis1119252- 
PH Sharmac Fletcher b Underwood291511963- 
GR Viswanathc Knott b Greig187581-- 
BP Patelc and b Underwood1449561- 
M Amarnathc sub (DW Randall) b Underwood2441393- 
+SMH Kirmanic Lever b Greig1013152- 
KD Ghavrinot out35587841 
S Venkataraghavanc Knott b Lever43848-- 
*BS Bedib Lever022-- 
BS Chandrasekharb Lever01015-- 
Extras(3 b, 8 lb, 7 nb)18
Total(all out, 110.4 overs)234
Fall of wickets:
1-20 (Gaekwad, 5.2 ov), 2-110 (Sharma, 57.3 ov), 3-133 (Gavaskar, 67.5 ov), 4-153 (Viswanath, 82.3 ov), 5-163 (Patel, 85.6 ov), 6-182 (Kirmani, 90.5 ov), 7-190 (Amarnath, 93.3 ov), 8-226 (Venkataraghavan, 106.4 ov), 9-226 (Bedi, 106.6 ov), 10-234 (Chandrasekhar, 110.4 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lever13.46243--
Willis9   3241-3
Old4   260-4
Underwood44   15784--
Greig40   11842--

Notes
--> DL Amiss (1) 50 in 82 balls, 113 minutes with 5 fours and 1 six
--> DL Amiss (1) 100 in 203 balls, 247 minutes with 11 fours and 1 six
--> DL Amiss (1) 150 in 360 balls, 449 minutes with 19 fours and 1 six
--> GD Barlow made his debut in Test matches
--> APE Knott (1) 50 in 56 balls, 62 minutes with 10 fours
--> JK Lever made his debut in Test matches
--> JK Lever (1) 50 in 189 balls, 165 minutes with 6 fours
--> JK Lever (1) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 29
--> SM Gavaskar (2) 50 in 144 balls, 191 minutes with 4 fours and 1 six
--> GD Barlow made his debut for England in first-class matches
--> RGD Willis made his debut in India in Test matches
--> RA Woolmer made his debut in India in Test matches
--> JM Brearley made his debut in India in Test matches
--> BS Bedi reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when he dismissed CM Old, his 3rd wicket in the England first innings
--> JK Lever achieved his first five wickets in an innings in Test matches in the India first innings
--> JK Lever reached 600 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed GR Viswanath, his 3rd wicket in the India first innings

 

 

 

 

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