Indian cricket team in England in 1979


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Indian in England in 1979

England vs India 1979

The Indian cricket team toured England in the 1979 season and played 16 first-class fixtures, winning only one, losing 3 and drawing 12. India played four Test matches and lost the series to England 1-0 with three Tests drawn. England won the First Test at Edgbaston by an innings and 83 runs. The Second Test at Lord's, the Third Test at Headingley and the the Fourth Test at The Oval were all drawn. The Indian team was captained by Srinivasaraghavan Venkataraghavan and included notable players such as Sunil Gavaskar, Gundappa Viswanath, Dilip Vengsarkar, Bhagwat Chandrasekhar and Kapil Dev.

Editor: Nishanth Gopinathan.