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1984

Greenidge's brutal assault

Apr 18, 2015: When Gordon Greenidge smashed a last-day double-hundred to win a Lord's Test

Martin Williamson

The bouncer's impact

Nov 26, 2014: The life-threatening injury suffered by Phillip Hughes is a reminder of the dangers faced by batsmen when handling bouncers. Here, three Test batsmen recall how they were impacted by injuries arising from short balls.

Nagraj Gollapudi

'When I take the fight to you, I make you change your game plan'

Aug 6, 2014: Former West Indies opening batsman Gordon Greenidge on batting at the top, playing India's spin quartet, and that Lord's chase in 1984

Interview by Subash Jayaraman

Big-time brutality

Dec 10, 2009: Virender Sehwag made one of the fastest double-hundreds of all time last week. We look at some of Test cricket's other most savage and decisive innings

Sriram Veera

Go fourth and win

Oct 23, 2008: The top run-chases in Tests

Will Luke and Martin Williamson

England v West Indies, Lord's, 1984

Chris Broad - My First Test

Nov 27, 1998: Chris Broad remembers Lord's in 1984

Philip Spooner

Fifth Cornhill Test

ENGLAND v WEST INDIES 1984

1985: Toss: West Indies

P.G.

Fourth Cornhill Test

ENGLAND v WEST INDIES 1984

1985: Greenidge's second double-century of the series was not as spectacular as his first, at Lord's two Test matches earlier, but it was just as masterful and proved decisive in providing West Indies with a first-innings total that England failed to match

P.S.

Third Cornhill Test

England v West Indies 1984

1985: West Indies won by eight wickets to take an unbeatable 3-0 lead in the series

D.F.

Second Cornhill Test

ENGLAND v WEST INDIES 1984

1985: England were either level or on top until the last four hours of the match

T.C.

First Cornhill Test

ENGLAND v WEST INDIES 1984

1985: Granted the known disparity between the teams, West Indies were always likely winners on a ground where the previous six Tests had all finished well inside four days

J.D.T.
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Series Results
England v West Indies at The Oval - Aug 9-14, 1984
West Indies won by 172 runs
England v West Indies at Manchester - Jul 26-31, 1984
West Indies won by an innings and 64 runs
England v West Indies at Leeds - Jul 12-16, 1984
West Indies won by 8 wickets
England v West Indies at Lord's - Jun 28-Jul 3, 1984
West Indies won by 9 wickets
England v West Indies at Birmingham - Jun 14-18, 1984
West Indies won by an innings and 180 runs
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