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TEST MATCH

ENGLAND v INDIA
KENNINGTON OVAL, LONDON
AUGUST 30, 1979
Result: DRAW
Runs Per Wicket: 35.3 | Scoring Rate: 2.7
Scorecard on ESPNCricinfo
India in England Test Series


FORMBOOK EXPECTATION [?]

TEAM WIN.
EXP.
BAT BOWL OVERALL EXPE.
England 73% 30 25 33 228
India 24% 26 34 26 204

SCORE SUMMARY

INNS BATTING TEAM R D BF
1 England 305 10 749
2 India 202 10 477
3 England 334 8 701
4 India 429 8 905

TWENTY MATCH RATINGS HISTORY [?]

This chart shows the twenty match rating history for the two teams upto the start of the current match.

2.0 1.5 1.0 0.5 INDIA ENGLAND 1905-07-03 1925-01-16 1934-07-20 1949-06-11 1955-03-11 1960-07-07 1965-03-05 1969-12-24 1975-07-10

MATCH PROGRESS

ENGLAND PTS INDIA PTS 0 228 455 683 910 1138 1366 1593 1821 2048 0 228 455 683 910 1138 1366 1593 1821 2048 1st 2nd 3rd 4th

PROGRESS TABLE

This table shows the progress of the match by each partnership. This progress is illustrated in the chart above.

I WKT RPW T1P T2P T1PT T2PT
4 9 35.3 1274 1266 0.5 0.5
4 8 35.1 1271 1257 0.5 0.5
4 7 36.0 1251 1269 0.5 0.5
4 6 36.8 1228 1276 0.49 0.51
4 5 37.9 1208 1294 0.48 0.52
4 4 38.4 1177 1283 0.48 0.52
4 3 39.0 1146 1270 0.47 0.53
4 2 40.2 1122 1292 0.46 0.54
4 1 36.3 1039 1069 0.49 0.51
3 8 30.0 939 743 0.56 0.44
3 7 29.6 892 704 0.56 0.44
3 6 27.8 798 646 0.55 0.45
3 5 28.0 779 623 0.56 0.44
3 4 29.1 788 610 0.56 0.44
3 3 27.5 705 559 0.56 0.44
3 2 27.9 691 537 0.56 0.44
3 1 26.2 610 490 0.55 0.45
2 10 25.4 558 456 0.55 0.45
2 9 26.6 544 466 0.54 0.46
2 8 27.6 526 468 0.53 0.47
2 7 28.1 501 453 0.53 0.47
2 6 29.1 480 452 0.51 0.49
2 5 29.0 450 420 0.52 0.48
2 4 28.3 418 374 0.53 0.47
2 3 27.1 386 318 0.55 0.45
2 2 26.2 357 271 0.57 0.43
2 1 28.5 334 294 0.53 0.47
1 10 30.5 305 305 0.5 0.5
1 9 33.8 304 304 0.5 0.5
1 8 34.4 275 275 0.5 0.5
1 7 38.9 272 272 0.5 0.5
1 6 40.8 245 245 0.5 0.5
1 5 40.6 203 203 0.5 0.5
1 4 37.0 148 148 0.5 0.5
1 3 17.0 51 51 0.5 0.5
1 2 25.5 51 51 0.5 0.5
1 1 45.0 45 45 0.5 0.5

MATCH BOWLING

BOWLER TEAM BB RC W MR
[?]
IT Botham England 342 162 7 61.4
N Kapil Dev India 365 172 5 35.1
KD Ghavri India 360 137 5 43.4
S Venkataraghavan (c) India 330 134 4 26.0
RGD Willis England 276 142 4 18.5
BS Bedi India 335 136 3 14.7
M Hendrick England 183 53 3 18.4
P Willey England 287 106 2 6.4
PH Edmonds England 258 104 1 1.5
Yajurvindra Singh India 60 19 0 0.0
GA Gooch England 24 15 0 0.0
AR Butcher England 12 9 0 0.0

MATCH BATTING

BATSMAN TEAM R D BF RSH(%) MR
[?]
SM Gavaskar India 234 2 482 37 20.1
G Boycott England 160 2 395 25 7.3
GA Gooch England 110 2 271 17 1.6
CPS Chauhan India 86 2 276 14 0.3
P Willey England 83 2 175 13 0.3
GR Viswanath India 77 2 164 12 0.9
DL Bairstow † England 68 2 148 11 0.4
DB Vengsarkar India 52 2 142 8 0.1
Yashpal Sharma India 46 2 90 7 0.5
JM Brearley (c) England 45 2 122 7 0.1
Yajurvindra Singh India 44 1 122 7 0.5
PH Edmonds England 43 1 72 7 0.2
IT Botham England 38 2 58 6 0.1
AR Butcher England 34 2 156 5 0.0
B Reddy † India 17 1 34 3 0.0
N Kapil Dev India 16 2 42 3 0.0
RGD Willis England 10 0 28 2 0.0
KD Ghavri India 10 1 18 2 0.0
S Venkataraghavan (c) India 8 2 10 1 0.0
DI Gower England 7 2 28 1 0.0
BS Bedi India 1 1 5 0 0.0
M Hendrick England 0 1 9 0 0.0

ENGLAND v INDIA
FORMBOOK HISTORY

England faced India in 56 test matches before this game. Of these, England had the stronger team in 53 matches according to the formbook expectation.

Each circle in the chart below represents a previous England v India test. To reach a match page, click on the circle. The red circle represents the current match.

ENGLAND INDIA STRONGER WEAKER WEAKER STRONGER 10 15 20 26 31 36 41 46 51 57 10 15 20 26 31 36 41 46 51 57

RECENT MATCHES

MATCH ENGLAND
WIN EXP.
INDIA
WIN EXP.
August 16, 1979
Headingley, Leeds
79 18
August 02, 1979
Lord's, London
77 20
July 12, 1979
Edgbaston, Birmingham
67 30
February 11, 1977
Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
60 36
January 28, 1977
M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
74 23
January 14, 1977
MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai
77 20
January 01, 1977
Eden Gardens, Kolkata
77 19
December 17, 1976
Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi
47 49
July 04, 1974
Edgbaston, Birmingham
79 18