England in India Test Series - 1st Test

India v England

India won by 8 wickets

England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
G Fowler c & b Sivaramakrishnan 28 95 62 4 0 45.16
RT Robinson c †Kirmani b Sivaramakrishnan 22 103 82 3 0 26.82
MW Gatting c & b Sivaramakrishnan 15 47 37 3 0 40.54
DI Gower* b Kapil Dev 13 41 43 1 0 30.23
AJ Lamb c Shastri b Kapil Dev 9 20 13 2 0 69.23
CS Cowdrey c †Kirmani b Yadav 13 62 41 1 0 31.70
RM Ellison b Sivaramakrishnan 1 3 3 0 0 33.33
PR Downton not out 37 189 166 2 0 22.28
PH Edmonds c Gaekwad b Shastri 48 88 81 4 3 59.25
PI Pocock c †Kirmani b Sivaramakrishnan 8 53 48 2 0 16.66
NG Cowans c Shastri b Sivaramakrishnan 0 6 3 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 1) 1
Total (all out; 96.2 overs) 195 (2.02 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-46 (Fowler), 2-51 (Robinson), 3-78 (Gatting), 4-78 (Gower), 5-93 (Lamb), 6-94 (Ellison), 7-114 (Cowdrey), 8-175 (Edmonds), 9-193 (Pocock), 10-195 (Cowans)
Bowling O M R W Econ
N Kapil Dev 22 8 44 2 2.00
C Sharma 11 4 28 0 2.54
RJ Shastri 17 8 23 1 1.35
M Amarnath 3 2 1 0 0.33
L Sivaramakrishnan 31.2 10 64 6 2.04
NS Yadav 12 2 34 1 2.83
India 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
SM Gavaskar* c †Downton b Cowans 27 48 32 6 0 84.37
AD Gaekwad run out 24 63 36 4 0 66.66
DB Vengsarkar c Lamb b Cowans 34 56 27 7 0 125.92
M Amarnath c Cowdrey b Pocock 49 84 68 9 0 72.05
SM Patil c Gower b Edmonds 20 52 31 4 0 64.51
RJ Shastri c Lamb b Pocock 142 389 323 17 1 43.96
N Kapil Dev b Cowdrey 42 57 55 7 0 76.36
SMH Kirmani c Lamb b Pocock 102 319 230 10 0 44.34
C Sharma not out 5 23 12 0 0 41.66
NS Yadav not out 7 21 15 0 0 46.66
Extras (b 4, lb 2, nb 7) 13
Total (8 wickets dec; 137 overs) 465 (3.39 runs per over)
Did not bat L Sivaramakrishnan
Fall of wickets 1-47 (Gavaskar), 2-59 (Gaekwad), 3-116 (Vengsarkar), 4-156 (Amarnath), 5-156 (Patil), 6-218 (Kapil Dev), 7-453 (Kirmani), 8-453 (Shastri)
Bowling O M R W Econ
RM Ellison 18 3 85 0 4.72
NG Cowans 28 6 109 2 3.89
PH Edmonds 33 6 82 1 2.48
PI Pocock 46 10 133 3 2.89
CS Cowdrey 5 0 30 1 6.00
MW Gatting 7 0 20 0 2.85
England 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
G Fowler lbw b Sivaramakrishnan 55 215 194 5 0 28.35
RT Robinson lbw b Kapil Dev 1 18 12 0 0 8.33
MW Gatting c Patil b Sivaramakrishnan 136 310 255 21 0 53.33
DI Gower* c Vengsarkar b Shastri 2 20 13 0 0 15.38
AJ Lamb st †Kirmani b Sivaramakrishnan 1 6 3 0 0 33.33
CS Cowdrey c Vengsarkar b Yadav 14 62 53 2 0 26.41
PR Downton lbw b Sivaramakrishnan 62 177 155 5 0 40.00
RM Ellison c Vengsarkar b Yadav 0 50 52 0 0 0.00
PH Edmonds c Kapil Dev b Sivaramakrishnan 8 26 27 1 0 29.62
PI Pocock not out 22 79 60 2 0 36.66
NG Cowans c Vengsarkar b Sivaramakrishnan 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 4, lb 8, nb 4) 16
Total (all out; 135 overs) 317 (2.34 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-3 (Robinson), 2-138 (Fowler), 3-145 (Gower), 4-152 (Lamb), 5-199 (Cowdrey), 6-222 (Gatting), 7-228 (Ellison), 8-255 (Edmonds), 9-317 (Downton), 10-317 (Cowans)
Bowling O M R W Econ
N Kapil Dev 21 8 34 1 1.61
C Sharma 9 2 39 0 4.33
RJ Shastri 29 8 50 1 1.72
L Sivaramakrishnan 46 10 117 6 2.54
NS Yadav 29 9 64 2 2.20
AD Gaekwad 1 0 1 0 1.00
India 2nd innings (target: 48 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
SM Gavaskar* c Gower b Cowans 5 27 24 1 0 20.83
AD Gaekwad st †Downton b Edmonds 1 16 14 0 0 7.14
DB Vengsarkar not out 21 44 26 1 0 80.76
M Amarnath not out 22 33 27 5 0 81.48
Extras (b 2) 2
Total (2 wickets; 15.1 overs) 51 (3.36 runs per over)
Did not bat SM Patil, RJ Shastri, N Kapil Dev, SMH Kirmani, C Sharma, NS Yadav, L Sivaramakrishnan
Fall of wickets 1-5 (Gaekwad), 2-7 (Gavaskar)
Bowling O M R W Econ
PH Edmonds 8 3 21 1 2.62
NG Cowans 5 2 18 1 3.60
PI Pocock 2.1 0 10 0 4.61
Match details
Toss England, who chose to bat
Series India led the 5-match series 1-0
Test debuts CS Cowdrey and RT Robinson (England)
Umpires B Ganguli and S Kishen
Close of play
Wed, 28 Nov - day 1 - England 1st innings 190/8 (PR Downton 32*, PI Pocock 8*)
Thu, 29 Nov - day 2 - India 1st innings 268/6 (RJ Shastri 45*, SMH Kirmani 20*)
Fri, 30 Nov - rest day
Sat, 1 Dec - day 3 - England 2nd innings 57/1 (G Fowler 19*, MW Gatting 14*)
Sun, 2 Dec - day 4 - England 2nd innings 228/7 (PR Downton 9*)
Mon, 3 Dec - day 5 - India 2nd innings 51/2 (15.1 ov) - end of match
 
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Dec 1, 1984

Syed Kirmani waits to collect the ball, India v England, 1st Test, Bombay, 3rd day, December 1, 1984

Syed Kirmani waits to collect the ball

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Dec 1, 1984

The cover of <I>Wisden Cricket Monthly</B> in December 1984

The cover of Wisden Cricket Monthly in December 1984

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