India Vs England 1979-80 Series: England Celebrate Jubilee Test

1979-80 Series saw England visiting India for Jubilee celebrations and winning the only test by 10 wickets.

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England was the number one team and India did well to lose only by 10 wickets. Ian Botham continued his allround success against India grabbing 13 wickets and scoring a century and winning the match almost single-handedly.

India was bowled out in both innings at low score. Although England could not cross 300-run mark in their first innings, they won by 10-wickets.

None of the batsmen from both team crossed 50-run, except Botham who hit a century. Gooch (49), Boycott and Taylor (43 each) were other good scorers. For India Gavaskar (49), Kapil (45*) and Kirmani (40*) were best scorers.

Botham grabbed 13 wickets in the match with 6/58 & 7/48 performances. For India, Ghavri grabbed 5 wickets. Kapil took 3 wickets. Binny and Doshi got a wicket each. For England J Lever grabbed 4 wickets and Stevenson took remaining 2 wickets.

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