Indian cricket team in England in 1967

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The Indian cricket team toured England in the 1967 season and played 18 first-class fixtures, winning only two, losing 7 and drawing 9.

India played three Test matches and lost the series to England 3-0. England won the First Test by 6 wickets at Headingley; the Second Test at Lord's by an innings and 124 runs; and the Third Test at Edgbaston by 132 runs.

The Indian team was captained by Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, son of the 1946 captain. Other notable players included Farokh Engineer, Bishan Singh Bedi, Chandu Borde and Bhagwat Chandrasekhar.

Test Series[edit]

First Test[edit]

8–13 June 1967
Scorecard
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550/4 (d) (183 overs)
Geoff Boycott 246
Chandrasekhar 2/121 (45 overs)
164 (87.2 overs)
Nawab of Pataudi 64
Ray Illingworth 3/31 (22 overs)
126/4 (47.3 overs)
Ken Barrington 46
Chandrasekhar 3/50 (19 overs)
510 (209.2 overs)
Nawab of Pataudi 148
Ray Illingworth 4/100 (58 overs)
England won by 6 wickets
Headingley, Leeds
Umpires: CS Elliott, H Yarnold
  • England won the toss and decided to bat

Second Test[edit]

22–26 June 1967
Scorecard
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152 (55.4 overs)
Ajit Wadekar 57
John Snow 3/49 (20.4 overs)
386 (154.2 overs)
Tom Graveney 151
Chandrasekhar 5/127 (53 overs)
110 (56.3 overs)
Budhi Kunderan 47
Ray Illingworth 6/29 (22.3 overs)
England won by an innings and 124 runs
Lord's Cricket Ground
Umpires: JS Buller, A Jepson
  • India won the toss and decided to bat

Third Test[edit]

13–15 July 1967
Scorecard
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298 (106 overs)
John Murray 77
Erapalli Prasanna 3/51 (20 overs)
92 (36.3 overs)
Farokh Engineer 23
David Brown 3/17 (11 overs)
203 (76.5 overs)
Brian Close 47
Erapalli Prasanna 4/60 (24 overs)
277 (112.4 overs)
Ajit Wadekar 70
Brian Close 4/68 (21.4 overs)
England won by 132 runs
Edgbaston, Birmingham
Umpires: AE Fagg, WFF Price
  • England won the toss and decided to bat

References[edit]

Annual reviews[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Bill Frindall, The Wisden Book of Test Cricket 1877-1978, Wisden, 1979
  • Ramachandra Guha, A Corner of a Foreign Field - An Indian History of a British Sport, Picador, 2001

External links[edit]