England v India
India in England 1971 (1st Test)
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 26th, 27th July 1971 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEngland won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresDJ Constant, CS Elliott
ScorersRV Kapadia (India), E Solomon (England)
Close of play day 1England (1) 252/8 (Snow 51*, Gifford 4*)
Close of play day 2India (1) 179/5 (Viswanath 24*, Solkar 0*)
Close of play day 3India (1) 313 all out
Close of play day 4England (2) 145/5 (Knott 17*)

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Boycottc Engineer b Abid Ali32632-- 
BW Luckhurstc Solkar b Chandrasekhar3072815- 
JH Edrichc Venkataraghavan b Bedi184962-- 
DL Amissc Engineer b Bedi953531- 
BL D'Oliveirac Solkar b Chandrasekhar41181- 
+APE Knottc Wadekar b Venkataraghavan6713512691 
*R Illingworthc Engineer b Bedi331321274- 
RA Huttonb Venkataraghavan2096821- 
JA Snowc Abid Ali b Chandrasekhar731321436- 
N Giffordb Bedi171121092- 
JSE Pricenot out52518-- 
Extras(8 b, 12 lb, 5 nb)25
Total(all out, 139.3 overs)304
Fall of wickets:
1-18 (Boycott), 2-46 (Luckhurst), 3-56 (Edrich), 4-61 (D'Oliveira), 5-71 (Amiss), 6-161 (Knott), 7-183 (Illingworth), 8-223 (Hutton), 9-294 (Snow), 10-304 (Gifford, 139.3 ov)
India bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Abid Ali15   3381--
Solkar8   3170--
Venkataraghavan28   8442--
Chandrasekhar49   101103--

India first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AV Mankadc Gifford b Snow11312-- 
SM Gavaskarc Amiss b Price43748-- 
*AL Wadekarc Illingworth b Gifford8518219211- 
DN Sardesaic Illingworth b Gifford25961172- 
GR Viswanathc Knott b Hutton682632736- 
+FM Engineerc Illingworth b Hutton2854493- 
ED Solkarc Knott b Gifford6725730631 
S Abid Alic Luckhurst b Snow61219-- 
S Venkataraghavanc Hutton b Price1142531- 
BS Bedic Price b Gifford01216-- 
BS Chandrasekharnot out02730-- 
Extras(7 b, 9 lb, 2 nb)18
Total(all out, 165.3 overs)313
Fall of wickets:
1-1 (Mankad), 2-29 (Gavaskar), 3-108 (Sardesai), 4-125 (Wadekar), 5-175 (Engineer), 6-267 (Viswanath), 7-279 (Abid Ali), 8-302 (Venkataraghavan), 9-311 (Bedi), 10-313 (Solkar, 165.3 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Price25   9462--
Snow31   9642--
Hutton24   8382--
D'Oliveira15   7200--
Illingworth25   12430--

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Boycottc Wadekar b Venkataraghavan3383965- 
BW Luckhurstb Solkar1913-- 
JH Edrichc Engineer b Bedi621691905- 
DL Amissrun out01411-- 
BL D'Oliveirab Bedi3060514- 
+APE Knottc Wadekar b Chandrasekhar2462491- 
*R Illingworthc Wadekar b Venkataraghavan2098813- 
RA Huttonb Chandrasekhar085-- 
JA Snowc Chandrasekhar b Venkataraghavan912181- 
N Giffordnot out768511- 
JSE Pricec Abid Ali b Venkataraghavan0106-- 
Extras(5 lb)5
Total(all out, 98.5 overs)191
Fall of wickets:
1-4 (Luckhurst), 2-65 (Boycott), 3-70 (Amiss), 4-117 (D'Oliveira), 5-145 (Edrich), 6-153 (Knott), 7-153 (Hutton), 8-174 (Snow), 9-189 (Illingworth), 10-191 (Price, 98.5 ov)
India bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Abid Ali9   1200--
Solkar6   3131--
Chandrasekhar23   7602--
Bedi30   13412--

India second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AV Mankadc Knott b Snow51310-- 
SM Gavaskarc Edrich b Gifford53961235- 
*AL Wadekarc Boycott b Price5812-- 
+FM Engineerst Knott b Gifford3540494- 
GR Viswanathc Amiss b Gifford919161- 
DN Sardesaib Illingworth11312-- 
ED Solkarnot out654641- 
S Abid Alic Snow b Illingworth1429231- 
S Venkataraghavanc Hutton b Gifford716131- 
BS Bedinot out2139-- 
BS Chandrasekhardid not bat      
Extras(7 lb, 1 nb)8
Total(8 wickets, 50 overs)145
Fall of wickets:
1-8 (Mankad), 2-21 (Wadekar), 3-87 (Engineer), 4-101 (Viswanath), 5-108 (Sardesai), 6-114 (Gavaskar), 7-135 (Abid Ali), 8-142 (Venkataraghavan)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Price4   0261--
Snow8   0231--
Hutton3   0120--
Gifford19   4434--
Illingworth16   2332--

--> JH Edrich (1) passed 3500 runs in Test matches when he reached 15
--> JA Snow (1) passed his previous highest score of 59 in Test matches
--> JA Snow (1) passed his previous highest score of 71 in first-class matches
--> GR Viswanath (1) passed 500 runs in Test matches when he reached 31
--> ED Solkar (1) passed his previous highest score of 65 in Test matches
--> S Abid Ali made his debut in England in Test matches
--> AV Mankad made his debut in England in Test matches
--> ED Solkar made his debut in England in Test matches
--> GR Viswanath made his debut in England in Test matches
--> SM Gavaskar made his debut in England in Test matches
--> N Gifford achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed ED Solkar in the India first innings (previous best was 3-69)
--> N Gifford achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches in the India second innings (previous best was 4-84)
--> N Gifford reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when he dismissed S Venkataraghavan, his 4th wicket in the India second innings





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