India Played their first ODI match against England under Ajit Wadekar on 13 July 1974 at Headingley, three years after first ever ODI played between Australia and England in 1971.
It was a two match ODI series and India lost both their matches.
Some of the notable players played in that match were:
- Sunil Gavaskar
- Gundappa Viswanath
- Farokh Engineer
- Bishen Bedi
- E.A.S. Prasanna
- Bhagwat Chandrasekhar
- Srinivasaraghavan Venkataraghavan