England v India
India in England 1979 (3rd Test)
VenueHeadingley, Leeds on 16th, 17th, 18th, 20th, 21st August 1979 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEngland won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresHD Bird, BJ Meyer
Close of play day 1England (1) 80/4 (Randall 11*, Botham 9*)
Close of play day 2No play
Close of play day 3No play
Close of play day 4India (1) 10/2 (Gavaskar 10*, Viswanath 0*)
Man of the MatchIT Botham

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Boycottc Viswanath b Kapil Dev3165864- 
*JM Brearleyc Viswanath b Amarnath15701021- 
GA Goochc Vengsarkar b Kapil Dev4109-- 
DI Gowerlbw b Kapil Dev069-- 
DW Randallb Ghavri115768-- 
IT Bothamc Ghavri b Venkataraghavan137152201105 
G Millerc Reddy b Amarnath2753793- 
PH Edmondsrun out1849542- 
+RW Taylorc Chauhan b Bedi11510-- 
RGD Willisnot out41113-- 
M Hendrickc sub (Yajurvindra Singh) b Bedi085-- 
Extras(4 b, 6 lb, 8 nb, 4 w)22
Total(all out, 80.5 overs)270
Fall of wickets:
1-53 (Boycott), 2-57 (Gooch), 3-57 (Brearley), 4-58 (Gower), 5-89 (Randall), 6-176 (Miller), 7-264 (Edmonds), 8-264 (Botham), 9-266 (Taylor), 10-270 (Hendrick, 80.5 ov)
India bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Kapil Dev27   7843--
Ghavri18   4601--
Amarnath20   7532--
Venkataraghavan7   2251--

India first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SM Gavaskarb Edmonds782092409- 
CPS Chauhanc Botham b Willis011-- 
M Amarnathc Taylor b Willis01814-- 
GR Viswanathc Brearley b Hendrick11826-- 
Yashpal Sharmac Botham b Miller401251332- 
DB Vengsarkarnot out651831786- 
Kapil Devc Gooch b Miller31014-- 
KD Ghavrinot out2097991- 
*S Venkataraghavandid not bat      
+B Reddydid not bat      
BS Bedidid not bat      
Extras(11 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)16
Total(6 wickets, 110 overs)223
Fall of wickets:
1-1 (Chauhan), 2-9 (Amarnath), 3-12 (Viswanath), 4-106 (Yashpal Sharma), 5-156 (Gavaskar), 6-160 (Kapil Dev)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Willis18   5422--
Hendrick14   6131--
Botham13   3390--
Edmonds28   8591--
Miller32   13522--
Gooch3   120--
Boycott2   200--

--> Day 4 Lunch: England (1) ?/6 (Botham 108*, Edmonds ?*)
--> G Boycott (1) passed 35500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 24
--> IT Botham (1) passed his previous highest score of 108 in Test matches
--> PH Edmonds (1) passed 4500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 1
--> Yashpal Sharma (1) passed his previous highest score of 11 in Test matches
--> DB Vengsarkar (1) passed 4500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 5





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