Eng vs Ind 1979 Series: Statistics and Records

Two double centuries were hit and Gavaskar crossed 500-runs, but Ian Botham was the best performer.

India Vs England History: Test Series Result
India Vs England 1979 Series: England win a tough series
India Vs England 1979 Series: Test Results

Series Record

    Captains: Brearley (Eng), Venkataraghavan (Ind)
    Wicketkeepers: B Reddy (Ind), R Taylor (Eng)
    Best Batsman: Gavaskar (542), Boycott (379)
    Best Bowler: Botham (20), Kapil (16)
    Highest Team Score: 633/5 (Eng), 429/8 (Ind)
    Lowest Team Score: 96 (Ind), 270 (Eng)
    Centuries: 7 (Eng 4, Ind 3)
    Half-centuries: 20 (Ind 11, Eng 9)
    5wkts in inning: 3 (Eng 2, Ind 1)
    10wkts in inning: 0

Statistics

    India was bowled out for 96 runs

Team Records:

    England Score 633/5d, 419/9d, 270, 305 and 334/8d
    India Score: 297 and 253 (f/o), 96 and 318/4, 223/6, 202 and 429/8

Batting Records
Highest Centuries

    2 by Boycott

Highest Ind. Scores

    221 by Gavaskar

Centuries

    155 (Boycott), 200* (Gower), 137 (Botham), 103 (Vengasarkar), 113 (Viswanath), 221 (Gavaskar), 125 (Boycott)

Biggest (100-plus) Partnerships:
200-plus

    210 3rd Vengasarkar & Viswanath (Ind)
    213 1st Gavaskar & Chetan Chauhan (Ind)

100-plus

    145 3rd Boycott & Gooch (Eng)
    191 4th Boycott & Gower (Eng)
    165* 6th Gower & Miller (Eng)
    124 1st Gavaskar & Chetan Chauhan (Ind)
    114 4th Gower & Randall (Eng)
    103 8th Miller & Taylor (Eng)
    153 2nd Gavaskar & Vengasarkar (Ind)

Bowling Records
Best Bowling in an Inning

    5/146 Kapil Dev
    5/70 Botham
    5/35 Botham
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