Result
3rd Test, Kolkata, Dec 29 1978 - Jan 3 1979, West Indies tour of India
300 & 361/1d
(105.1 ov, target 335)
327 & 197/9
Match drawn
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
SM Gavaskar (c)c Bacchus b Phillip107---0-
CPS Chauhan  b Clarke11---0-
AD Gaekwad c †Murray b Marshall7---0-
GR Viswanath  b Phillip32---0-
DB Vengsarkar c Williams b Parry42---0-
MV Narasimha Rao c Gomes b Parry1--00-
KD Ghavri c Marshall b Phillip5---0-
SMH Kirmani lbw b Phillip0--00-
N Kapil Dev  b Parry6162-9198.38
S Venkataraghavan lbw b Holder7---0-
BS Bedi not out4---0-
Extras(b 3, lb 2, nb 18)23
TOTAL(104.3 Ov, RR: 2.87)300
Fall of wickets: 1-20 (Chetan Chauhan), 2-48 (Anshuman Gaekwad), 3-110 (Gundappa Viswanath), 4-199 (Dilip Vengsarkar), 5-209 (Bobjee Narasimha Rao), 6-220 (Sunil Gavaskar), 7-220 (Syed Kirmani), 8-225 (Karsan Ghavri), 9-283 (Srinivas Venkataraghavan), 10-300 (Kapil Dev)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
ST Clarke2787012.5900
N Phillip2266442.9000
MD Marshall1234413.6600
VA Holder2154812.2800
HA Gomes11000.0000
DR Parry20.375132.4800
S Shivnarine11000.0000
West Indies 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AB Williams c & b Ghavri111-214-0-
SFAF Bacchus  b Ghavri26---0-
HA Gomes  b Venkataraghavan8---0-
AI Kallicharran (c)c Narasimha Rao b Venkataraghavan55---0-
VA Holder c Narasimha Rao b Venkataraghavan3--00-
DA Murray c Kapil Dev b Venkataraghavan2--00-
S Shivnarine c sub b Ghavri48---0-
DR Parry  b Bedi4---0-
N Phillip lbw b Kapil Dev47---1-
MD Marshall c †Kirmani b Kapil Dev1--00-
ST Clarke not out4---0-
Extras(b 5, lb 9, nb 4)18
TOTAL(117.4 Ov, RR: 2.77)327
Fall of wickets: 1-58 (Faoud Bacchus), 2-95 (Larry Gomes), 3-197 (Basil Williams), 4-210 (Alvin Kallicharran), 5-213 (Vanburn Holder), 6-218 (David Murray), 7-230 (Derick Parry), 8-313 (Sew Shivnarine), 9-318 (Malcolm Marshall), 10-327 (Norbert Phillip)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
N Kapil Dev20.438824.2500
KD Ghavri2957432.5500
BS Bedi2445912.4500
S Venkataraghavan33155541.6600
MV Narasimha Rao1103303.0000
India 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
SM Gavaskar (c)not out182---0-
AD Gaekwad  b Clarke5---0-
DB Vengsarkar not out157-379-1-
Extras(b 1, lb 4, nb 12)17
TOTAL(93 Ov, RR: 3.88)361/1d
Fall of wickets: 1-17 (Anshuman Gaekwad)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
ST Clarke28410413.7100
N Phillip1608105.0600
MD Marshall1434503.2100
VA Holder2035902.9500
HA Gomes10303.0000
DR Parry1335003.8400
S Shivnarine10202.0000
West Indies 2nd Innings (target: 335 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
SFAF Bacchus c & b Ghavri20---0-
DA Murray st †Kirmani b Venkataraghavan66---0-
HA Gomes  b Venkataraghavan5---0-
AI Kallicharran (c)c Viswanath b Narasimha Rao46---0-
S Shivnarine not out36-126-0-
DR Parry c Gavaskar b Venkataraghavan0--00-
AB Williams  b Ghavri11---0-
N Phillip lbw b Ghavri011000.00
VA Holder  b Ghavri4---0-
MD Marshall lbw b Bedi1--00-
ST Clarke not out08-000.00
Extras(b 2, lb 4, nb 2)8
TOTAL(105.1 Ov, RR: 1.87)197/9
Fall of wickets: 1-35 (Faoud Bacchus), 2-45 (Larry Gomes), 3-133 (Alvin Kallicharran), 4-143 (David Murray), 5-145 (Derick Parry), 6-164 (Basil Williams), 7-164 (Norbert Phillip), 8-183 (Vanburn Holder), 9-197 (Malcolm Marshall)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
N Kapil Dev1362101.6100
KD Ghavri2384642.0000
BS Bedi22143211.4500
S Venkataraghavan30134731.5600
MV Narasimha Rao17.164312.5000
MATCH DETAILS
Eden Gardens, Kolkata
TossIndia , elected to bat first
SeriesWest Indies tour of India
Series result6-match series level 0-0
Match numberTest no. 839
Season1978/79
Match days29,30,31 December 1978, 2,3 January 1979 (5-day match)
Test debut
Bobjee Narasimha Rao
Umpires
Ram Punjabi
SN Hanumantha Rao
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 29 Dec - day 1 - India 1st innings 225/8 (N Kapil Dev 0*, S Venkataraghavan 0*)
Sat, 30 Dec - day 2 - West Indies 1st innings 209/3 (AI Kallicharran 54*, VA Holder 1*)
Sun, 31 Dec - day 3 - India 2nd innings 70/1 (SM Gavaskar 34*, DB Vengsarkar 27*)
Mon, 01 Jan - rest day
Tue, 02 Jan - day 4 - West Indies 2nd innings 15/0 (SFAF Bacchus 7*, DA Murray 7*)
Wed, 03 Jan - day 5 - West Indies 2nd innings 197/9 (105.1 ov) - end of match