5th Test, The Oval, Aug 9-14 1984, West Indies tour of England
190 & 346
(69.4 ov, target 375)
162 & 202
West Indies won by 172 runs
Player Of The Match
West Indies
West Indies 1st Innings
CG Greenidge lbw b Botham2251773043.13
DL Haynes  b Allott1033221030.30
HA Gomes c Botham b Ellison1857821031.57
IVA Richards c Allott b Botham825421032.00
PJL Dujon c Tavare b Botham310140030.00
CH Lloyd (c)not out601122025053.57
MD Marshall c Gower b Ellison047000.00
EAE Baptiste c Fowler b Allott3258735055.17
RA Harper  b Botham1846613039.13
MA Holding lbw b Botham022000.00
J Garner c †Downton b Allott634430017.64
Extras(b 1, lb 4, nb 1, w 7)13
TOTAL(70 Ov, RR: 2.71)190
Fall of wickets: 1-19 (Desmond Haynes), 2-45 (Sir Gordon Greenidge), 3-64 (Larry Gomes), 4-64 (Sir Viv Richards), 5-67 (Jeff Dujon), 6-70 (Malcolm Marshall), 7-124 (Eldine Baptiste), 8-154 (Roger Harper), 9-154 (Michael Holding), 10-190 (Joel Garner)
JP Agnew1234603.8300
PJW Allott1772531.4700
IT Botham2387253.1300
RM Ellison1833421.8800
England 1st Innings
G Fowler c Richards b Baptiste3151912060.78
BC Broad  b Garner413190030.76
PI Pocock c Greenidge b Marshall02142000.00
CJ Tavare c †Dujon b Holding1655922029.09
DI Gower (c)c †Dujon b Holding1234412035.29
AJ Lamb lbw b Marshall1240670030.00
IT Botham c †Dujon b Marshall1420221070.00
PR Downton c Lloyd b Garner1662750025.80
RM Ellison not out2043772046.51
PJW Allott  b Marshall1624291066.66
JP Agnew  b Marshall51060050.00
Extras(b 2, lb 4, nb 10)16
TOTAL(61.5 Ov, RR: 2.61)162
Fall of wickets: 1-10 (Chris Broad), 1-21* (Graeme Fowler, retired not out ), 2-22 (Pat Pocock), 3-45 (David Gower), 4-64 (Chris Tavaré), 5-83 (Sir Ian Botham), 6-84 (Allan Lamb), 7-116 (Graeme Fowler), 8-133 (Paul Downton), 9-156 (Paul Allott), 10-162 (Jonathan Agnew)
J Garner1863722.0500
MD Marshall17.553551.9600
MA Holding1325524.2300
EAE Baptiste1241911.5800
RA Harper11000.0000
West Indies 2nd Innings
CG Greenidge c Botham b Agnew3439514087.17
DL Haynes  b Botham12532943917037.99
HA Gomes c Tavare b Ellison1650016.66
IVA Richards lbw b Agnew15111320136.36
CH Lloyd (c)c †Downton b Ellison36621083058.06
PJL Dujon c Lamb b Ellison4963778077.77
EAE Baptiste c †Downton b Allott547700010.63
MD Marshall c Lamb b Botham1214272085.71
RA Harper c †Downton b Allott17173021100.00
MA Holding lbw b Botham3036583183.33
J Garner not out1015181066.66
Extras(lb 12)12
TOTAL(96.3 Ov, RR: 3.58)346
Fall of wickets: 1-51 (Sir Gordon Greenidge), 2-52 (Larry Gomes), 3-69 (Sir Viv Richards), 4-132 (Sir Clive Lloyd), 5-214 (Jeff Dujon), 6-237 (Eldine Baptiste), 7-264 (Malcolm Marshall), 8-293 (Roger Harper), 9-329 (Desmond Haynes), 10-346 (Michael Holding)
JP Agnew1415123.6400
PJW Allott2619623.6900
IT Botham22.3210334.5700
RM Ellison2676032.3000
PI Pocock832403.0000
England 2nd Innings (target: 375 runs)
G Fowler c Richards b Marshall730371023.33
BC Broad c Greenidge b Holding391041670037.50
CJ Tavare c Richards b Garner491532014032.02
DI Gower (c)lbw b Holding712201058.33
AJ Lamb c Haynes b Holding1230050.00
IT Botham c Marshall b Garner545110060105.88
PR Downton lbw b Garner1046661021.73
RM Ellison c Holding b Garner1324341054.16
PJW Allott c Lloyd b Holding46131066.66
PI Pocock c & b Holding021000.00
JP Agnew not out22400100.00
Extras(lb 2, nb 13, w 1)16
TOTAL(69.4 Ov, RR: 2.89)202
Fall of wickets: 1-15 (Graeme Fowler), 2-75 (Chris Broad), 3-88 (David Gower), 4-90 (Allan Lamb), 5-135 (Chris Tavaré), 6-181 (Sir Ian Botham), 7-186 (Paul Downton), 8-200 (Paul Allott), 9-200 (Pat Pocock), 10-202 (Richard Ellison)
J Garner18.435142.7300
MD Marshall2257113.2200
MA Holding1324353.3000
EAE Baptiste831101.3700
RA Harper851001.2500
Kennington Oval, London
TossWest Indies , elected to bat first
SeriesWest Indies tour of England
Player Of The Match
Desmond Haynes
Player Of The Series
Sir Gordon Greenidge
Series resultWest Indies won the 5-match series 5-0
Match numberTest no. 993
Match days9,10,11,13,14 August 1984 (5-day match)
Test debut
Richard Ellison
Jonathan Agnew
David Constant
Barrie Meyer
Thu, 09 Aug - day 1 - England 1st innings 10/1 (G Fowler 4*, PI Pocock 0*)
Fri, 10 Aug - day 2 - West Indies 2nd innings 15/0 (CG Greenidge 10*, DL Haynes 4*)
Sat, 11 Aug - day 3 - West Indies 2nd innings 284/7 (DL Haynes 111*, RA Harper 14*)
Sun, 12 Aug - rest day
Mon, 13 Aug - day 4 - England 2nd innings 151/5 (IT Botham 32*, PR Downton 2*)
Tue, 14 Aug - day 5 - England 2nd innings 202 (69.4 ov) - end of match
Day 5
  • PI Pocock becomes the second Englishman after R.Peel (1894-5) to be dismissed for a `pair' twice in consecutive matches.
  • This is the 5th 5-Test blackwash in Test history, and the first to occur in England.
Day 2
  • G Fowler (1) retired hurt on 12* from 21/1 to 83/5 (struck on the arm by a Marshall delivery)
Day 1
  • Botham takes 300 wickets, and becomes the first to complete the 'triple double' of 3000 runs and 300 wkts.