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England vs India 2nd ODI 1974 Article

Cricket Article - England vs India 2nd ODI 1974


Read the articles of England vs India 2nd ODI 1974 - India tour of England (Prudential Trophy) 2-match one-day international series of the 2nd ODI match played between India and England at Kenninston Oval, London in 15th & 16th July 1974.

Three-wicket hauls from Chris Old, Robin Jackman, An unbeaten half-century from Keith Fletcher and Tony Greig's all-round display helped to England an easy six-wicket victory over India and clinch the Prudential Trophy by 2-0 whitewash in a weather interfered game of the second ODI.

Match Stats :
  • England chased 172 was their second lowest successful run-chase in One-day internationals.
  • India's 171 was the third lowest score in the completed innings in One-day internationals.
  • This is the first-ever reserved day used match in One-day international cricket history.
  • England became the second team to whitewashed their opponents in the bilateral two-match ODI series after Australia.
  • This is the first time England have whitewashed their oppositions in a bilateral two-match series in One-day internationals.
  • This is the first time India have suffered a clean sweep in a bilateral two-match series in One-day internationals.

India scored 171 for all-out in 47.3 overs with top scorer by Ashok Mankad struck 44 off 61-balls including 3-fours.

Gundapp Viswanath scored 32 off 59-balls including a boundary, Sunil Gavaskar 20 and Sudhir Naik 20.

England best bowler by Chris Old picked up 3-wickets for 36-runs in 9.3-overs, Robin Jackman takes 3-wickets, Tony Greig took 2-wickets and one for Derek Underwood.

England chased 172-4 in 48.5 overs with top scorer by Keith Fletcher 55 not out, David Lloyd struck 39 off consuming 81-balls including 4-fours, Tony Greig 24 not out, Mike Denness 24 and John Edrich 19.

India best bowler by Syed Abid Ali, Madan Lal, Gopal Bose and Ashok Mankad each took one-wickets.

Keith Fletcher named Player of the match for his match-winning superb unbeaten 55 off 79-balls including 7-fours.