England v India
India in England 1979 (2nd Test)
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 6th, 7th August 1979 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossIndia won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresHD Bird, KE Palmer
ScorersY Chad (India), E Solomon (England)
Close of play day 1England (1) 53/1 (Boycott 26*, Gooch 8*)
Close of play day 2England (1) 72/3 (Gower 9*, Randall 0*)
Close of play day 3England (1) 357/7 (Miller 52*, Taylor 25*)
Close of play day 4India (2) 196/2 (Vengsarkar 66*, Viswanath 35*)
Man of the MatchDB Vengsarkar

India first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SM Gavaskarc Taylor b Gooch421141394- 
CPS Chauhanc Randall b Botham21429-- 
DB Vengsarkarc Botham b Hendrick01220-- 
GR Viswanathc Brearley b Hendrick2134383- 
AD Gaekwadc Taylor b Botham1371931- 
Yashpal Sharmac Taylor b Botham1153652- 
Kapil Devc Miller b Botham455-- 
KD Ghavrinot out31936-- 
+B Reddylbw b Botham0810-- 
*S Venkataraghavanrun out011-- 
BS Bedib Lever042-- 
Total(all out, 55.5 overs)96
Fall of wickets:
1-12 (Chauhan), 2-23 (Vengsarkar), 3-51 (Viswanath), 4-75 (Gavaskar), 5-79 (Gaekwad), 6-89 (Kapil Dev), 7-96 (Yashpal Sharma), 8-96 (Reddy), 9-96 (Venkataraghavan), 10-96 (Bedi, 55.5 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Botham19   9355--
Hendrick15   7152--
Edmonds2   110--
Gooch10   5161--

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*JM Brearleyc Reddy b Kapil Dev1228352- 
G Boycottc Gavaskar b Ghavri3280935- 
GA Goochb Kapil Dev1052761- 
DI Gowerb Ghavri8294131102 
DW Randallrun out571351568- 
IT Bothamb Venkataraghavan3663743- 
G Millerst Reddy b Bedi621601924- 
PH Edmondsc Reddy b Kapil Dev2053504- 
+RW Taylorc Vengsarkar b Bedi641121239- 
JK Levernot out68121- 
M Hendrickdid not bat      
Extras(11 b, 21 lb, 4 nb, 2 w)38
Total(9 wickets, declared, 129.5 overs)419
Fall of wickets:
1-21 (Brearley), 2-60 (Boycott), 3-71 (Gooch), 4-185 (Gower), 5-226 (Randall), 6-253 (Botham), 7-291 (Edmonds), 8-394 (Miller), 9-419 (Taylor, 129.5 ov)
India bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Kapil Dev38   119332-
Ghavri31   21222-4
Venkataraghavan22   2791--

India second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SM Gavaskarc Brearley b Botham591171428- 
CPS Chauhanc Randall b Edmonds311001144- 
DB Vengsarkarc Boycott b Edmonds10329535313- 
GR Viswanathc Gower b Lever11333735114- 
AD Gaekwadnot out13137-- 
Yashpal Sharmanot out5911-- 
Kapil Devdid not bat      
KD Ghavridid not bat      
+B Reddydid not bat      
*S Venkataraghavandid not bat      
BS Bedidid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 2 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)6
Total(4 wickets, 148 overs)318
Fall of wickets:
1-79 (Chauhan), 2-99 (Gavaskar), 3-309 (Vengsarkar), 4-312 (Viswanath)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Botham35   13801--
Hendrick25   12560-1
Lever24   76911-
Edmonds45   18622--
Miller17   6370--
Gooch2   080--

--> Yashpal Sharma made his debut in Test matches
--> IT Botham (1) passed 4500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 5
--> CPS Chauhan (2) passed 1000 runs in Test matches when he reached 27
--> CPS Chauhan (2) passed 8000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 6
--> Yashpal Sharma made his debut for India in first-class matches
--> JK Lever reached 50 wickets in Test matches when he dismissed BS Bedi, his 1st wicket in the India first innings
--> IT Botham reached 100 wickets in Test matches when he dismissed SM Gavaskar, his 1st wicket in the India second innings





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