England in India flashback: 1984-85

England celebrate Pongal

Neil Foster and Graeme Fowler remember England's Test victory in 1985 at Chepauk, which sealed their last series win in India to date


The show must go on

Two assassinations left England's tour of India in 1984-85 in serious doubt

Neil Foster on the tour of India in 1984-85

'As a tour it was both fascinating and problematical'

Neil Foster was one of the unlikely heroes when England last won a Test series in India in 1984-85


England in India Test Series, 1984/85

England in India ODI Series, 1984/85

England tour of India, Nov 1984 - Feb 1985

Test matches

One-Day Internationals

David Gower holds the trophy aloft after England's 2-1 series win in India
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Graeme Fowler celebrates his double-century against India
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Mike Gatting plays one through the off side during his double-century
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Neil Foster takes the wicket of Mohinder Amarnath
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David Gower enjoys a session in the pool with his team-mates
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Mohammad Azharuddin during England's tour of India in 1984-95
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Tour Results
India v England at Kanpur - Jan 31-Feb 5, 1985
Match drawn
India v England at Chandigarh - Jan 27, 1985
England won by 7 runs
India v England at Nagpur - Jan 23, 1985
India won by 3 wickets (with 14 balls remaining)
India v England at Bangalore - Jan 20, 1985
England won by 3 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)
India v England at Chennai - Jan 13-18, 1985
England won by 9 wickets
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