Somerset v Indians
India in England 1979
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 28th, 29th, 30th July 1979 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresC Cook, R Julian
Close of play day 1Indians (1) 10/0 (Gavaskar 5*, Chauhan 0*)
Close of play day 2Indians (1) 128/5 (Yashpal Sharma 16*, Ghavri 12*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*BC Rosec Vengsarkar b Yajurvindra Singh40     
PA Slocombelbw b Ghavri11     
VJ Marksc Vengsarkar b Kapil Dev45     
PM Roebuckc Vengsarkar b Kapil Dev14     
PW Denningb Ghavri4     
IVA Richardsc Vengsarkar b Chandrasekhar39     
D Breakwellc Gavaskar b Chandrasekhar28     
NFM Popplewellc Gavaskar b Chandrasekhar37     
+T Gardnot out51     
KF Jenningsc Yashpal Sharma b Chandrasekhar0     
DR Gurrnot out20     
Extras(1 b, 2 lb, 6 nb)9
Total(9 wickets, declared, 92.5 overs)298
Fall of wickets:
1-34, 2-81, 3-106, 4-115, 5-139, 6-177, 7-196, 8-235, 9-236
Indians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Kapil Dev15   1822--
Yajurvindra Singh6   2161--
Chandrasekhar24   5544--
Bedi17   6390--
Chauhan1   010--
Yashpal Sharma3   070--

Indians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SM Gavaskarc Roebuck b Jennings5     
CPS Chauhanrun out22     
DB Vengsarkarc sub b Richards14     
*GR Viswanathc Breakwell b Marks35     
Yashpal Sharmac Denning b Breakwell111 162183 
Kapil Devc Gard b Breakwell16     
KD Ghavric Roebuck b Marks24     
+SC Khannac and b Richards20     
Yajurvindra Singhlbw b Popplewell4     
BS Bedic Roebuck b Marks20     
BS Chandrasekharnot out1     
Extras(11 b, 3 lb, 1 nb, 2 w)17
Total(all out, 94.2 overs)289
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-37, 3-81, 4-84, 5-106, 6-159, 7-232, 8-249, 9-281, 10-289 (94.2 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Popplewell18   5561--
Jennings12   5261--
Breakwell14   8302--
Rose5   0140--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PA Slocombec Kapil Dev b Bedi21     
D Breakwelllbw b Kapil Dev10     
VJ Marksb Ghavri8     
PM Roebucknot out85     
PW Denninglbw b Bedi4     
IVA Richardsb Bedi8     
*BC Rosec sub b Chandrasekhar7     
NFM Popplewellc Chauhan b Ghavri32     
+T Gardnot out0     
KF Jenningsdid not bat      
DR Gurrdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 4 lb, 2 nb)10
Total(7 wickets, 63.2 overs)185
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-20, 3-76, 4-83, 5-91, 6-106, 7-185
Indians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Kapil Dev7   1171--
Chandrasekhar16   4431--
Bedi20   0633--
Chauhan7   0130--

--> DR Gurr made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> NFM Popplewell (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 24
--> GR Viswanath (1) passed 13000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 31
--> NFM Popplewell made his debut for Somerset in first-class matches
--> KD Ghavri reached 350 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Somerset second innings





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