C. Sharma


C. Sharma 5-64 v EnglandBack to boards

Chetan Sharma reached the Lord’s honours boards by taking 5-64 in the first test of India’s Tour of England in 1986.

After Kapil Dev won the toss and put England into bat, they managed a score of 294 on the back of a brilliant 114 off 280 balls from Graham Gooch.

Chetan Sharma helped India restrict England to just below 300 by picking up the crucial wickets of Graham Gooch, David Gower, Mike Gatting, Allan Lamb and Paul Downton to finish his 5-64.

This brilliant bowling performance from Chetan Sharma helped India win the test match by 5 wickets.