Marylebone Cricket Club in India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka 1972/73

India vs England - 1st Test  |  England won by 6 wickets

Match Details
Toss India, who chose to bat Series Marylebone Cricket Club In India, Pakistan And Sri Lanka 1972/73
Umpires
MV Nagendra and B Satyaji Match Date 20, 21, 22, 23, 24 Dec 1972
Match Referee Ground Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi , Delhi
Player of Match    

India 1st Innings

R M B 4s 6s
1 Sunil Gavaskar c Tony Greig b Geoff Arnold 12 53 35 1 0
2 Ramnath Parkar c Pat Pocock b Geoff Arnold 4 20 19 0 0
3 Ajit Wadekar * b Geoff Arnold 3 17 11 0 0
4 Dilip Sardesai b Geoff Arnold 12 93 66 1 0
5 Gundappa Viswanath c Alan Knott b Tony Greig 27 117 83 4 0
6 Eknath Solkar c Alan Knott b Tony Greig 20 124 79 4 0
7 Farokh Engineer † b Bob Cottam 15 28 17 3 0
8 Syed Abid Ali c Tony Greig b Bob Cottam 58 154 103 9 0
9 Venkat c Tony Greig b Geoff Arnold 17 102 35 2 0
10 Bishan Bedi not out 4 12 9 0 0
11 Bhagwat Chandrasekhar b Geoff Arnold 0 7 1 0 0
Extra lb 1 1
Total 10 wickets; 84.4 overs; 173 2.04 runs per over

Fall of wickets 1-7 ( Ramnath Parkar, 4.5 ) ;   2-15 ( Ajit Wadekar, 8.5 ) ;   3-20 ( Sunil Gavaskar, 12.1 ) ;   4-43 ( Dilip Sardesai, 30.2 ) ;   5-59 ( Gundappa Viswanath, 39.1 ) ;   6-80 ( Farokh Engineer, 44.3 ) ;   7-123 ( Eknath Solkar, 58.1 ) ;   8-169 ( Syed Abid Ali, 82.0 ) ;   9-169 ( Venkat , 83.0 ) ;   10-173 ( Bhagwat Chandrasekhar, 84.4 )

Bowling

Overs Maidens Runs Wickets Wides No balls
Geoff Arnold 23.4 7 45 6 0 0
Bob Cottam 23.0 5 66 2 0 0
Tony Greig 23.0 8 32 2 0 0
Pat Pocock 6.0 1 13 0 0 0
Derek Underwood 9.0 1 16 0 0 0

England 1st Innings

R M B 4s 6s
1 Barry Wood c Venkat b Bhagwat Chandrasekhar 19 92 84 3 0
2 Dennis Amiss st Farokh Engineer b Bishan Bedi 46 98 73 7 0
3 Keith Fletcher b Bhagwat Chandrasekhar 2 10 6 0 0
4 Mike Denness c Farokh Engineer b Bishan Bedi 16 81 73 3 0
5 Tony Lewis * lbw Bhagwat Chandrasekhar 0 4 2 0 0
6 Tony Greig not out 68 273 242 8 1
7 Alan Knott † c Eknath Solkar b Bhagwat Chandrasekhar 4 13 12 1 0
8 Geoff Arnold c Syed Abid Ali b Bhagwat Chandrasekhar 12 96 80 1 0
9 Pat Pocock lbw Bhagwat Chandrasekhar 0 34 29 0 0
10 Derek Underwood c Eknath Solkar b Bhagwat Chandrasekhar 6 33 34 1 0
11 Bob Cottam c Syed Abid Ali b Bhagwat Chandrasekhar 3 21 21 0 0
Extra b 4, lb 17, nb 3 24
Total 10 wickets; 108.5 overs; 200 1.84 runs per over

Fall of wickets 1-61 ( Barry Wood, 24.5 ) ;   2-69 ( Dennis Amiss, 25.5 ) ;   3-71 ( Keith Fletcher, 26.5 ) ;   4-71 ( Tony Lewis, 28.1 ) ;   5-119 ( Mike Denness, 49.4 ) ;   6-123 ( Alan Knott, 53.4 ) ;   7-152 ( Geoff Arnold, 82.5 ) ;   8-160 ( Pat Pocock, 93.0 ) ;   9-180 ( Derek Underwood, 103.0 ) ;   10-200 ( Bob Cottam, 108.5 )

Bowling

Overs Maidens Runs Wickets Wides No balls
Syed Abid Ali 9.0 5 13 0 0 3
Eknath Solkar 3.0 0 8 0 0 0
Bishan Bedi 47.0 23 59 2 0 0
Bhagwat Chandrasekhar 41.5 18 79 8 0 0
Venkat 8.0 2 17 0 0 0

India 2nd Innings

R M B 4s 6s
1 Sunil Gavaskar c Tony Greig b Derek Underwood 8 60 46 1 0
2 Ramnath Parkar lbw Geoff Arnold 35 99 72 5 0
3 Ajit Wadekar * st Alan Knott b Pat Pocock 24 76 60 3 0
4 Dilip Sardesai c Tony Greig b Derek Underwood 10 42 36 2 0
5 Gundappa Viswanath b Derek Underwood 3 31 21 0 0
6 Eknath Solkar c Graham Roope b Geoff Arnold 75 246 197 11 0
7 Farokh Engineer † c Alan Knott b Derek Underwood 63 170 132 9 0
8 Syed Abid Ali c Keith Fletcher b Pat Pocock 0 6 9 0 0
9 Venkat b Pat Pocock 0 8 4 0 0
10 Bishan Bedi b Geoff Arnold 2 8 6 0 0
11 Bhagwat Chandrasekhar not out 1 23 13 0 0
Extra b 8, lb 2, nb 2 12
Total 10 wickets; 98.4 overs; 233 2.36 runs per over

Fall of wickets 1-26 ( Sunil Gavaskar, 14.2 ) ;   2-59 ( Ramnath Parkar, 24.3 ) ;   3-82 ( Ajit Wadekar, 34.5 ) ;   4-86 ( Dilip Sardesai, 35.5 ) ;   5-103 ( Gundappa Viswanath, 43.2 ) ;   6-206 ( Farokh Engineer, 89.1 ) ;   7-207 ( Syed Abid Ali, 91.0 ) ;   8-211 ( Venkat , 92.4 ) ;   9-215 ( Bishan Bedi, 94.1 ) ;   10-233 ( Eknath Solkar, 98.4 )

Bowling

Overs Maidens Runs Wickets Wides No balls
Geoff Arnold 20.4 6 46 3 0 0
Bob Cottam 7.0 1 18 0 0 0
Derek Underwood 30.0 13 56 4 0 2
Pat Pocock 33.0 7 72 3 0 0
Tony Greig 6.0 1 16 0 0 2
Barry Wood 2.0 0 13 0 0 0

England 2nd Innings

R M B 4s 6s
1 Barry Wood c Eknath Solkar b Bishan Bedi 45 152 149 5 0
2 Dennis Amiss c Bhagwat Chandrasekhar b Bishan Bedi 9 40 25 2 0
3 Keith Fletcher c Ajit Wadekar b Bishan Bedi 0 8 8 0 0
4 Mike Denness c Gundappa Viswanath b Bhagwat Chandrasekhar 35 61 63 6 0
5 Tony Lewis * not out 70 165 158 7 0
6 Tony Greig not out 40 124 120 4 0
7 Alan Knott † Did not bat 0 0 0 0 0
8 Geoff Arnold Did not bat 0 0 0 0 0
9 Pat Pocock Did not bat 0 0 0 0 0
10 Derek Underwood Did not bat 0 0 0 0 0
11 Bob Cottam Did not bat 0 0 0 0 0
Extra lb 9 9
Total 4 wickets; 88.5 overs; 208 2.34 runs per over

Fall of wickets 1-18 ( Dennis Amiss, 11.4 ) ;   2-20 ( Keith Fletcher, 14.0 ) ;   3-76 ( Mike Denness, 33.1 ) ;   4-107 ( Barry Wood, 45.4 )

Bowling

Overs Maidens Runs Wickets Wides No balls
Syed Abid Ali 4.0 2 6 0 0 0
Eknath Solkar 3.0 0 13 0 0 0
Bishan Bedi 39.0 20 50 3 0 0
Bhagwat Chandrasekhar 24.0 7 70 1 0 0
Venkat 16.0 0 47 0 0 0
Dilip Sardesai 1.5 0 12 0 0 0
Sunil Gavaskar 1.0 0 1 0 0 0