West Indies tour of England, 5th Test: England v West Indies at The Oval, Aug 9-14, 1984
West Indies won by 172 runs
9,10,11,13,14 August 1984 (5-day match)
  West Indies 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
CG Greenidge lbw b Botham 22 77 51 3 0 43.13
DL Haynes b Allott 10 22 33 1 0 30.30
HA Gomes c Botham b Ellison 18 82 57 1 0 31.57
IVA Richards c Allott b Botham 8 42 25 1 0 32.00
PJL Dujon c Tavare b Botham 3 14 10 0 0 30.00
CH Lloyd* not out 60 202 112 5 0 53.57
MD Marshall c Gower b Ellison 0 7 4 0 0 0.00
EAE Baptiste c Fowler b Allott 32 73 58 5 0 55.17
RA Harper b Botham 18 61 46 3 0 39.13
MA Holding lbw b Botham 0 2 2 0 0 0.00
J Garner c †Downton b Allott 6 43 34 0 0 17.64
Extras (b 1, lb 4, w 7, nb 1) 13
  Total (all out; 70 overs) 190 (2.71 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  JP Agnew 12 3 46 0 3.83
  PJW Allott 17 7 25 3 1.47
  IT Botham 23 8 72 5 3.13
  RM Ellison 18 3 34 2 1.88
  England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
G Fowler c Richards b Baptiste 31 91 51 2 0 60.78
BC Broad b Garner 4 19 13 0 0 30.76
PI Pocock c Greenidge b Marshall 0 42 21 0 0 0.00
CJ Tavare c †Dujon b Holding 16 92 55 2 0 29.09
DI Gower* c †Dujon b Holding 12 41 34 2 0 35.29
AJ Lamb lbw b Marshall 12 67 40 0 0 30.00
IT Botham c †Dujon b Marshall 14 22 20 1 0 70.00
PR Downton c Lloyd b Garner 16 75 62 0 0 25.80
RM Ellison not out 20 77 43 2 0 46.51
PJW Allott b Marshall 16 29 24 1 0 66.66
JP Agnew b Marshall 5 6 10 0 0 50.00
Extras (b 2, lb 4, nb 10) 16
  Total (all out; 61.5 overs) 162 (2.61 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  J Garner 18 6 37 2 2.05
  MD Marshall 17.5 5 35 5 1.96
  MA Holding 13 2 55 2 4.23
  EAE Baptiste 12 4 19 1 1.58
  RA Harper 1 1 0 0 0.00
  West Indies 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
CG Greenidge c Botham b Agnew 34 51 39 4 0 87.17
DL Haynes b Botham 125 439 329 17 0 37.99
HA Gomes c Tavare b Ellison 1 5 6 0 0 16.66
IVA Richards lbw b Agnew 15 13 11 2 0 136.36
CH Lloyd* c †Downton b Ellison 36 108 62 3 0 58.06
PJL Dujon c Lamb b Ellison 49 77 63 8 0 77.77
EAE Baptiste c †Downton b Allott 5 70 47 0 0 10.63
MD Marshall c Lamb b Botham 12 27 14 2 0 85.71
RA Harper c †Downton b Allott 17 30 17 2 1 100.00
MA Holding lbw b Botham 30 58 36 3 1 83.33
J Garner not out 10 18 15 1 0 66.66
Extras (lb 12) 12
  Total (all out; 96.3 overs) 346 (3.58 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  JP Agnew 14 1 51 2 3.64
  PJW Allott 26 1 96 2 3.69
  IT Botham 22.3 2 103 3 4.57
  RM Ellison 26 7 60 3 2.30
  PI Pocock 8 3 24 0 3.00
  England 2nd innings (target: 375 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
G Fowler c Richards b Marshall 7 37 30 1 0 23.33
BC Broad c Greenidge b Holding 39 167 104 0 0 37.50
CJ Tavare c Richards b Garner 49 201 153 4 0 32.02
DI Gower* lbw b Holding 7 20 12 1 0 58.33
AJ Lamb c Haynes b Holding 1 3 2 0 0 50.00
IT Botham c Marshall b Garner 54 100 51 6 0 105.88
PR Downton lbw b Garner 10 66 46 1 0 21.73
RM Ellison c Holding b Garner 13 34 24 1 0 54.16
PJW Allott c Lloyd b Holding 4 13 6 1 0 66.66
PI Pocock c & b Holding 0 1 2 0 0 0.00
JP Agnew not out 2 4 2 0 0 100.00
Extras (lb 2, w 1, nb 13) 16
  Total (all out; 69.4 overs) 202 (2.89 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  J Garner 18.4 3 51 4 2.73
  MD Marshall 22 5 71 1 3.22
  MA Holding 13 2 43 5 3.30
  EAE Baptiste 8 3 11 0 1.37
  RA Harper 8 5 10 0 1.25

Match details


Toss - West Indies, who chose to bat
Series - West Indies won the 5-match series 5-0
Test debuts - JP Agnew and RM Ellison (England)
Player of the match - DL Haynes (West Indies)
Player of the series - CG Greenidge (West Indies)
Umpires - DJ Constant and BJ Meyer
Close of play
  • Thu, 9 Aug - day 1 - England 1st innings 10/1 (G Fowler 4*, PI Pocock 0*)
  • Fri, 10 Aug - day 2 - West Indies 2nd innings 15/0 (CG Greenidge 10*, DL Haynes 4*)
  • Sat, 11 Aug - day 3 - West Indies 2nd innings 284/7 (DL Haynes 111*, RA Harper 14*)
  • Sun, 12 Aug - rest day
  • Mon, 13 Aug - day 4 - England 2nd innings 151/5 (IT Botham 32*, PR Downton 2*)
  • Tue, 14 Aug - day 5 - England 2nd innings 202 (69.4 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


Day 5
Day 2
Day 1
    • Botham takes 300 wickets, and becomes the first to complete the 'triple double' of 3000 runs and 300 wkts.
    • G Fowler (1) retired hurt on 12* from 21/1 to 83/5 (struck on the arm by a Marshall delivery)
    • PI Pocock becomes the second Englishman after R.Peel (1894-5) to be dismissed for a `pair' twice in consecutive matches.
    • This is the 5th 5-Test blackwash in Test history, and the first to occur in England.
 
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