England tour of India, 5th Test: India v England at Kanpur, Jan 31-Feb 5, 1985
Match drawn
Played at Green Park, Kanpur
31 January, 1,3,4,5 February 1985 (5-day match)
  India 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
SM Gavaskar* b Cowans 9 38 28 1 0 32.14
K Srikkanth c †Downton b Foster 84 190 138 8 2 60.86
M Azharuddin c sub b Cowdrey 122 375 270 16 0 45.18
M Amarnath b Cowans 15 76 60 1 0 25.00
DB Vengsarkar c †Downton b Foster 137 360 255 17 1 53.72
AO Malhotra lbw b Pocock 27 109 86 2 0 31.39
RJ Shastri b Edmonds 59 141 88 6 0 67.04
N Kapil Dev c Gower b Foster 42 56 33 4 0 127.27
SMH Kirmani not out 16 40 20 0 0 80.00
L Sivaramakrishnan not out 16 21 14 1 0 114.28
Extras (b 9, lb 12, w 5) 26
  Total (8 wickets dec; 165 overs) 553 (3.35 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  NG Cowans 36 9 115 2 3.19
  NA Foster 36 8 123 3 3.41
  PI Pocock 24 2 79 1 3.29
  PH Edmonds 48 16 112 1 2.33
  CS Cowdrey 21 1 103 1 4.90
  England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
G Fowler c †Kirmani b Shastri 69 258 230 5 0 30.00
RT Robinson lbw b Kapil Dev 96 363 279 13 0 34.40
MW Gatting c & b Sharma 62 216 174 5 0 35.63
AJ Lamb c Srikkanth b Shastri 13 40 39 1 0 33.33
DI Gower* lbw b Shastri 78 272 202 8 0 38.61
CS Cowdrey c †Kirmani b Sharma 1 8 10 0 0 10.00
PR Downton b Sharma 1 21 20 0 0 5.00
PH Edmonds lbw b Kapil Dev 49 138 120 5 0 40.83
NA Foster c †Kirmani b Kapil Dev 8 25 27 0 0 29.62
PI Pocock not out 4 26 16 0 0 25.00
NG Cowans b Kapil Dev 9 20 16 1 0 56.25
Extras (b 10, lb 17) 27
  Total (all out; 188.5 overs) 417 (2.20 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  N Kapil Dev 36.5 7 81 4 2.19
  M Amarnath 4 1 6 0 1.50
  G Sharma 60 16 115 3 1.91
  L Sivaramakrishnan 54 11 133 0 2.46
  RJ Shastri 32 13 52 3 1.62
  AO Malhotra 2 0 3 0 1.50
  India 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
RJ Shastri run out 2 6 5 0 0 40.00
K Srikkanth not out 41 78 31 4 0 132.25
M Azharuddin not out 54 71 43 5 0 125.58
Extras 0
  Total (1 wicket dec; 13 overs) 97 (7.46 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  NG Cowans 7 0 51 0 7.28
  CS Cowdrey 5 0 39 0 7.80
  MW Gatting 1 0 7 0 7.00
  England 2nd innings (target: 234 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
DI Gower* not out 32 129 98 2 0 32.65
RT Robinson retired hurt 16 68 59 1 0 27.11
MW Gatting not out 41 60 59 6 0 69.49
Extras (lb 2) 2
  Total (0 wickets; 36 overs) 91 (2.52 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  N Kapil Dev 5 0 19 0 3.80
  G Sharma 11 4 17 0 1.54
  L Sivaramakrishnan 10 2 22 0 2.20
  RJ Shastri 7 2 12 0 1.71
  K Srikkanth 2 0 11 0 5.50
  M Azharuddin 1 0 8 0 8.00

Match details


Toss - India, who chose to bat
Series - England won the 5-match series 2-1
Test debut - G Sharma (India)
Umpires - VK Ramaswamy and PD Reporter
Close of play
  • Thu, 31 Jan - day 1 - India 1st innings 228/3 (M Azharuddin 98*, DB Vengsarkar 11*)
  • Fri, 1 Feb - day 2 - India 1st innings 525/7 (N Kapil Dev 41*, SMH Kirmani 5*)
  • Sat, 2 Feb - rest day
  • Sun, 3 Feb - day 3 - England 1st innings 163/1 (RT Robinson 84*, MW Gatting 3*)
  • Mon, 4 Feb - day 4 - England 1st innings 373/6 (DI Gower 66*, PH Edmonds 42*)
  • Tue, 5 Feb - day 5 - England 2nd innings 91/0 (36 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


General
    • RT Robinson retired hurt at 36/0
 
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