On this day in 1971, team India tasted their first test victory in England. India won the test against England at The Oval ground. India’s first Test win in England. After conceding a first-innings lead of 71, India regrouped to bowl England out for 101, which was their lowest score against the visitors. Bhagwat Chandrasekar was going berserk on English batsmen and took 6 wickets in the 2nd Innings. The win gave them the series 1-0 and brought to an end England’s record run of 26 official Tests without a defeat.
Full scorecard of the match: