Result
5th Test, Kanpur, Jan 31 - Feb 5 1985, England tour of India
553/8d & 97/1d
(36 ov, target 234)
417 & 91/0
Match drawn
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
SM Gavaskar (c) b Cowans928381032.14
K Srikkanth c †Downton b Foster841381908260.86
M Azharuddin c sub b Cowdrey12227037516045.18
M Amarnath  b Cowans1560761025.00
DB Vengsarkar c †Downton b Foster13725536017153.72
AO Malhotra lbw b Pocock27861092031.39
RJ Shastri  b Edmonds59881416067.04
N Kapil Dev c Gower b Foster42335640127.27
SMH Kirmani not out1620400080.00
L Sivaramakrishnan not out16142110114.28
Extras(b 9, lb 12, w 5)26
TOTAL(165 Ov, RR: 3.35)553/8d
Did not bat: G Sharma 
Fall of wickets: 1-19 (Sunil Gavaskar), 2-169 (Kris Srikkanth), 3-209 (Mohinder Amarnath), 4-277 (Mohammad Azharuddin), 5-362 (Ashok Malhotra), 6-457 (Dilip Vengsarkar), 7-511 (Ravi Shastri), 8-533 (Kapil Dev)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
NG Cowans36911523.1900
NA Foster36812333.4100
PI Pocock2427913.2900
PH Edmonds481611212.3300
CS Cowdrey21110314.9000
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
G Fowler c †Kirmani b Shastri692302585030.00
RT Robinson lbw b Kapil Dev9627936313034.40
MW Gatting c & b Sharma621742165035.63
AJ Lamb c Srikkanth b Shastri1339401033.33
DI Gower (c)lbw b Shastri782022728038.61
CS Cowdrey c †Kirmani b Sharma11080010.00
PR Downton  b Sharma12021005.00
PH Edmonds lbw b Kapil Dev491201385040.83
NA Foster c †Kirmani b Kapil Dev827250029.62
PI Pocock not out416260025.00
NG Cowans  b Kapil Dev916201056.25
Extras(b 10, lb 17)27
TOTAL(188.5 Ov, RR: 2.2)417
Fall of wickets: 1-156 (Graeme Fowler), 2-196 (Tim Robinson), 3-222 (Allan Lamb), 4-276 (Mike Gatting), 5-278 (Chris Cowdrey), 6-286 (Paul Downton), 7-386 (Phil Edmonds), 8-402 (Neil Foster), 9-404 (David Gower), 10-417 (Norman Cowans)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
N Kapil Dev36.578142.1900
M Amarnath41601.5000
G Sharma601611531.9100
L Sivaramakrishnan541113302.4600
RJ Shastri32135231.6200
AO Malhotra20301.5000
India 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
RJ Shastri run out2560040.00
K Srikkanth not out41317840132.25
M Azharuddin not out54437150125.58
Extras0
TOTAL(13 Ov, RR: 7.46)97/1d
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Ravi Shastri)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
NG Cowans705107.2800
CS Cowdrey503907.8000
MW Gatting10707.0000
England 2nd Innings (target: 234 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
DI Gower (c)not out32981292032.65
RT Robinson retired hurt1659681027.11
MW Gatting not out4159606069.49
Extras(lb 2)2
TOTAL(36 Ov, RR: 2.52)91/0
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
N Kapil Dev501903.8000
G Sharma1141701.5400
L Sivaramakrishnan1022202.2000
RJ Shastri721201.7100
K Srikkanth201105.5000
M Azharuddin10808.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Green Park, Kanpur
TossIndia , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of India
Series resultEngland won the 5-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 1011
Season1984/85
Match days31 January, 1,3,4,5 February 1985 (5-day match)
Test debut
Gopal Sharma
Umpires
V.K.Ramaswamy
Piloo Reporter
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 31 Jan - day 1 - India 1st innings 228/3 (M Azharuddin 98*, DB Vengsarkar 11*)
Fri, 01 Feb - day 2 - India 1st innings 525/7 (N Kapil Dev 41*, SMH Kirmani 5*)
Sat, 02 Feb - rest day
Sun, 03 Feb - day 3 - England 1st innings 163/1 (RT Robinson 84*, MW Gatting 3*)
Mon, 04 Feb - day 4 - England 1st innings 373/6 (DI Gower 66*, PH Edmonds 42*)
Tue, 05 Feb - day 5 - England 2nd innings 91/0 (36 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • RT Robinson retired hurt at 36/0