4th Test, Manchester, Jul 26-31 1984, West Indies tour of England
280 & 156 (66.4 ov)
West Indies won by an innings and 64 runs
Player Of The Match
West Indies 1st Innings
CG Greenidge c †Downton b Pocock22342558530052.47
DL Haynes c Cowans b Botham29120022.22
HA Gomes c Botham b Allott3059685050.84
IVA Richards c Cook b Allott1330033.33
CH Lloyd (c)c †Downton b Allott110150010.00
PJL Dujon c †Downton b Botham10122824512044.29
WW Davis  b Pocock7714618010152.73
EAE Baptiste  b Pocock611101054.54
RA Harper not out3953615173.58
MA Holding  b Cook085000.00
J Garner c Terry b Pocock712160158.33
Extras(b 4, lb 6, nb 1, w 2)13
TOTAL(160.3 Ov, RR: 3.11)500
Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Desmond Haynes), 2-60 (Larry Gomes), 3-62 (Sir Viv Richards), 4-70 (Sir Clive Lloyd), 5-267 (Jeff Dujon), 6-437 (Winston Davis), 7-443 (Eldine Baptiste), 8-470 (Sir Gordon Greenidge), 9-471 (Michael Holding), 10-500 (Joel Garner)
IT Botham29510023.4400
NG Cowans1927604.0000
PJW Allott2897632.7100
NGB Cook39611412.9200
PI Pocock45.31412142.6500
England 1st Innings
G Fowler  b Baptiste381121415033.92
BC Broad c Harper b Davis421461983028.76
VP Terry  b Garner733451021.21
DI Gower (c)c †Dujon b Baptiste414200028.57
AJ Lamb not out10018525215054.05
IT Botham c Garner b Baptiste623370026.08
PR Downton c Harper b Garner0920000.00
PJW Allott c Gomes b Davis26861093030.23
NGB Cook  b Holding1329343044.82
PI Pocock  b Garner01427000.00
NG Cowans  b Garner042000.00
Extras(b 5, lb 21, nb 18)44
TOTAL(105.2 Ov, RR: 2.65)280
Fall of wickets: 1-90 (Graeme Fowler), 1-105* (Paul Terry, retired not out ), 2-112 (Chris Broad), 3-117 (David Gower), 4-138 (Sir Ian Botham), 5-147 (Paul Downton), 6-228 (Paul Allott), 7-257 (Nick Cook), 8-278 (Pat Pocock), 9-278 (Norman Cowans), 10-280 (Paul Terry)
J Garner22.275142.2800
WW Davis2027123.5500
RA Harper23103301.4300
MA Holding2125012.3800
EAE Baptiste1983131.6300
England 2nd Innings (following on)
G Fowler  b Holding021000.00
BC Broad lbw b Harper2153702039.62
PR Downton  b Harper241151413020.86
DI Gower (c)not out571531758037.25
AJ Lamb  b Harper927271033.33
IT Botham c Haynes b Harper1880012.50
PJW Allott  b Garner1428283050.00
NGB Cook c †Dujon b Garner016000.00
PI Pocock c Garner b Harper058000.00
NG Cowans  b Harper14121421116.66
VP Terry absent hurt-
Extras(b 9, lb 3, nb 3, w 1)16
TOTAL(66.4 Ov, RR: 2.34)156
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Graeme Fowler), 2-39 (Chris Broad), 3-77 (Paul Downton), 4-99 (Allan Lamb), 5-101 (Sir Ian Botham), 6-125 (Paul Allott), 7-127 (Nick Cook), 8-128 (Pat Pocock), 9-156 (Norman Cowans)
J Garner1242522.0800
WW Davis31602.0000
RA Harper28.4125761.9800
MA Holding1122111.9000
EAE Baptiste1152902.6300
IVA Richards10202.0000
Old Trafford, Manchester
TossWest Indies , elected to bat first
SeriesWest Indies tour of England
Player Of The Match
Sir Gordon Greenidge
Series resultWest Indies led the 5-match series 4-0
Match numberTest no. 992
Match days26,27,28,30,31 July 1984 (5-day match)
Dickie Bird
Don Oslear
Thu, 26 Jul - day 1 - West Indies 1st innings 273/5 (CG Greenidge 128*, WW Davis 2*)
Fri, 27 Jul - day 2 - West Indies 1st innings 500
Sat, 28 Jul - day 3 - England 1st innings 163/5 (AJ Lamb 27*, PJW Allott 10*)
Sun, 29 Jul - rest day
Mon, 30 Jul - day 4 - England 2nd innings 120/5 (DI Gower 43*, PJW Allott 10*)
Tue, 31 Jul - day 5 - England 2nd innings 156 (66.4 ov) - end of match
Day 4
  • In VP Terry's return to the wicket, he batted one-handed with his broken arm in a sling under his sweater, to aid Lamb (98*) reach his century.
  • AJ Lamb scores 3 consecutive hundreds in the same series, the first England batsman to do so since KF Barrington (v Pakistan, 1967)
Day 3
  • VP Terry (1) retired hurt on 7* from 105/1 to 278/9 (fractured left ulna from a Davis delivery).
Day 2
  • CG Greenidge: 223 off 425, 588 mins, 30x4 The second WI batsman to score 2 double-centuries in the same series (the other being IVA Richards)
  • PI Pocock returns after missing 86 Tests, the second longest wait for an Englishman. (HL Jackson missed 96)