West Indies tour of India, 6th Test: India v West Indies at Kanpur, Feb 2-8, 1979
Played at Green Park, Kanpur
2,3,4,6,7,8 February 1979 (6-day match)
  India 1st innings R M 4s 6s
SM Gavaskar* c †Murray b Marshall 40 5 2
CPS Chauhan st †Murray b Parry 79 300 0
DB Vengsarkar lbw b Phillip 15 0
GR Viswanath c Phillip b Parry 179 420 14 0
AD Gaekwad b Jumadeen 102 340 10 0
M Amarnath not out 101 265 10 0
N Kapil Dev c Greenidge b Jumadeen 62 7 2
SMH Kirmani c Phillip b Jumadeen 2 0 0
KD Ghavri not out 18 0
Extras (b 9, lb 12, nb 25) 46
  Total (7 wickets dec; 189.4 overs) 644 (3.39 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  N Phillip 27 4 89 1 3.29
  MD Marshall 34 3 123 1 3.61
  VA Holder 43 6 118 0 2.74
  HA Gomes 1 0 4 0 4.00
  RR Jumadeen 45.4 4 137 3 3.00
  DR Parry 39 6 127 2 3.25
  West Indies 1st innings R M 4s 6s
AE Greenidge lbw b Ghavri 20 0
SFAF Bacchus hit wicket b Venkataraghavan 250 510 33 0
HA Gomes c Vengsarkar b Chandrasekhar 37 0
RR Jumadeen b Kapil Dev 56 144 0
AI Kallicharran* c †Kirmani b Ghavri 4 0
DA Murray c sub b Ghavri 44 215 0
S Shivnarine c Vengsarkar b Amarnath 2 0 0
DR Parry c Vengsarkar b Ghavri 4 0
N Phillip not out 10 0
MD Marshall not out 1 0 0
Extras (b 9, lb 9, nb 6) 24
  Total (8 wickets; 148.1 overs) 452 (3.05 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  N Kapil Dev 20 0 98 1 4.90
  KD Ghavri 31 4 118 4 3.80
  BS Chandrasekhar 41 10 117 1 2.85
  S Venkataraghavan 46.1 16 60 1 1.29
  M Amarnath 10 1 35 1 3.50

Match details


Toss - India, who chose to bat
Series - India won the 6-match series 1-0
Umpires - PR Punjabi and B Satyaji Rao
Close of play
  • Fri, 2 Feb - day 1 - India 1st innings 249/3 (GR Viswanath 94*, AD Gaekwad 0*)
  • Sat, 3 Feb - day 2 - India 1st innings 498/4 (AD Gaekwad 101*, M Amarnath 48*)
  • Sun, 4 Feb - day 3 - West Indies 1st innings 137/2 (SFAF Bacchus 72*, RR Jumadeen 2*)
  • Mon, 5 Feb - rest day
  • Tue, 6 Feb - day 4 - West Indies 1st innings 373/4 (SFAF Bacchus 204*, DA Murray 35*)
  • Wed, 7 Feb - day 5 - no play
  • Thu, 8 Feb - day 6 - West Indies 1st innings 452/8 (148.1 ov) - end of match
 
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