England v India
India in British Isles 1974 (1st Test)
VenueOld Trafford, Manchester on 6th, 7th, 8th, 10th, 11th June 1974 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEngland won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEngland won by 113 runs
UmpiresHD Bird, DJ Constant
Close of play day 1England (1) 116/4 (Fletcher 11*, Underwood 4*)
Close of play day 2India (1) 25/2 (Gavaskar 13*)
Close of play day 3England (2) 18/1 (Amiss 7*, Underwood 5*)
Close of play day 4England (2) 213/3 (Edrich 100*, Denness 45*)

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Boycottlbw b Abid Ali1028371- 
DL Amissc Madan Lal b Chandrasekhar562022154- 
JH Edrichb Abid Ali72729-- 
*MH Dennessb Bedi26851011- 
KWR Fletchernot out1232893358- 
DL Underwoodc Solkar b Bedi740481- 
AW Greigc Engineer b Madan Lal531081342- 
+APE Knottlbw b Madan Lal098-- 
CM Oldc Engineer b Chandrasekhar1217261- 
RGD Willislbw b Abid Ali2459692- 
M Hendrickdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 7 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)10
Total(9 wickets, declared, 143.3 overs)328
Fall of wickets:
1-18 (Boycott), 2-28 (Edrich), 3-90 (Denness), 4-104 (Amiss), 5-127 (Underwood), 6-231 (Greig), 7-231 (Knott), 8-265 (Old), 9-328 (Willis, 143.3 ov)
India bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Abid Ali30.36793--
Solkar13   4330--
Madan Lal31   11562--
Venkataraghavan5   180--
Bedi43   14872--
Chandrasekhar21   4552--

India first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SM Gavaskarrun out1012513088- 
ED Solkarc Willis b Hendrick72229-- 
S Venkataraghavanb Willis353-- 
*AL Wadekarc Hendrick b Old61012-- 
GR Viswanathb Underwood40761084- 
BP Patelc Knott b Willis528321- 
+FM Engineerb Willis0511-- 
Madan Lalb Hendrick21312-- 
S Abid Alic Knott b Hendrick71931137- 
BS Bedib Willis011-- 
BS Chandrasekharnot out0222-- 
Extras(3 b, 3 lb, 5 nb)11
Total(all out, 84 overs)246
Fall of wickets:
1-22 (Solkar), 2-25 (Venkataraghavan), 3-32 (Wadekar), 4-105 (Viswanath), 5-129 (Patel), 6-135 (Engineer), 7-143 (Madan Lal), 8-228 (Gavaskar), 9-228 (Bedi), 10-246 (Abid Ali, 84 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Willis24   3644--
Old16   0461--
Hendrick20   4573--
Underwood19   7501--
Greig5   1180--

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Boycottc Engineer b Solkar61013-- 
DL Amissc Gavaskar b Bedi47891245- 
DL Underwoodc Engineer b Abid Ali928261- 
JH Edrichnot out10018820191 
*MH Dennessnot out451051184- 
KWR Fletcherdid not bat      
AW Greigdid not bat      
+APE Knottdid not bat      
CM Olddid not bat      
RGD Willisdid not bat      
M Hendrickdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 2 lb)6
Total(3 wickets, declared, 70 overs)213
Fall of wickets:
1-13 (Boycott), 2-30 (Underwood), 3-104 (Amiss)
India bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Abid Ali11   2311--
Solkar7   0241--
Bedi20   2581--
Madan Lal12   2390--
Chandrasekhar11   2380--
Venkataraghavan9   1170--

India second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SM Gavaskarc Hendrick b Old581401635- 
ED Solkarc Hendrick b Underwood19414811 
*AL Wadekarc Knott b Greig1445521- 
GR Viswanathc Knott b Old501492043- 
BP Patelc Knott b Old31212-- 
+FM Engineerc Knott b Hendrick1246531- 
Madan Lal hit wkt b Willis729271- 
S Abid Alic Boycott b Greig414161- 
S Venkataraghavannot out538411- 
BS Bedib Old042-- 
BS Chandrasekharst Knott b Greig027-- 
Extras(1 b, 2 lb, 7 nb)10
Total(all out, 85.1 overs)182
Fall of wickets:
1-32 (Solkar), 2-68 (Wadekar), 3-103 (Gavaskar), 4-111 (Patel), 5-139 (Engineer), 6-157 (Madan Lal), 7-165 (Abid Ali), 8-180 (Viswanath), 9-180 (Bedi), 10-182 (Chandrasekhar, 85.1 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Willis12   5331--
Old16   7204--
Hendrick17   1391--
Underwood15   4451--

--> RGD Willis (1) passed his previous highest score of 15 in Test matches
--> M Hendrick made his debut in Test matches
--> GR Viswanath (1) passed 1000 runs in Test matches when he reached 38
--> GR Viswanath (1) passed 6000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 7
--> BP Patel made his debut in Test matches
--> Madan Lal made his debut in Test matches
--> S Abid Ali (1) passed 7000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 14
--> DL Amiss (2) passed 2000 runs in Test matches when he reached 46
--> RGD Willis achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches in the India first innings (previous best was 4-118)





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