BHAGWATH SUBRAMANYA CHANDRASEKHAR PUT HIS NAME UP ON THE LORD’S HONOURS BOARDS BY PICKING UP FIGURES OF 5-127 VERSUS ENGLAND IN THE SECOND TEST DURING INDIA’S TOUR IN 1967.
In this encounter India won the toss and elected to bat but were bowled out for a mere 152 in 55.2 overs.
Leg spinner Chandrasekhar then bowled a marathon spell of 53 overs to pick up figures of 5-127, playing a major role in bowling England out for 386. England’s competitive total was boosted by a 151 of 308 balls from Tom Graveney.
A hardworking spell by Chandrasekhar was then not backed by the Indian batsman in their second innings and they were bowled out for 110. England won by an innings and 124 runs with Ray Illingworth ending up with figures of 6-29.