Result
4th Test, Chennai, Jan 12-16 1979, West Indies tour of India
228 & 151
(46.2 ov, target 125)
255 & 125/7
India won by 3 wickets
West Indies 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
SFAF Bacchus c Vengsarkar b Kapil Dev042000.00
AE Greenidge  b Venkataraghavan13---0-
HA Gomes c Narasimha Rao b Kapil Dev14---0-
AI Kallicharran (c) b Venkataraghavan9815520916063.22
HS Chang c Chauhan b Kapil Dev6---0-
DA Murray hit wicket b Kapil Dev0--00-
S Shivnarine c sub (Yajurvindra Singh) b Ghavri5---0-
DR Parry run out12---0-
N Phillip not out22---0-
VA Holder c Kapil Dev b Parsana20---1-
ST Clarke lbw b Venkataraghavan12---1-
Extras(lb 9, nb 16, w 1)26
TOTAL(72.5 Ov, RR: 3.13)228
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Faoud Bacchus), 2-25 (Larry Gomes), 3-45 (Alvin Greenidge), 4-55 (Herbert Chang), 5-61 (David Murray), 6-68 (Sew Shivnarine), 7-168 (Derick Parry), 8-168 (Alvin Kallicharran), 9-209 (Vanburn Holder), 10-228 (Sylvester Clarke)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
N Kapil Dev1403842.7100
KD Ghavri1654112.5600
DD Parsana1233212.6600
S Venkataraghavan20.556032.8800
MV Narasimha Rao1013103.1000
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
SM Gavaskar (c)c Bacchus b Phillip4---0-
CPS Chauhan c †Murray b Holder20---0-
DB Vengsarkar c Bacchus b Clarke0--00-
GR Viswanath c Shivnarine b Clarke124-346170-
AD Gaekwad  b Phillip24-120-0-
MV Narasimha Rao c Greenidge b Parry6---0-
N Kapil Dev c Bacchus b Clarke0--00-
KD Ghavri c †Murray b Clarke1--00-
SMH Kirmani c Shivnarine b Phillip33---0-
DD Parsana c sub (MD Marshall) b Phillip0--00-
S Venkataraghavan not out0--00-
Extras(b 15, lb 11, nb 17)43
TOTAL(83.1 Ov, RR: 3.06)255
Fall of wickets: 1-10 (Sunil Gavaskar), 2-11 (Dilip Vengsarkar), 3-80 (Chetan Chauhan), 4-150 (Anshuman Gaekwad), 5-173 (Bobjee Narasimha Rao), 6-174 (Kapil Dev), 7-180 (Karsan Ghavri), 8-250 (Syed Kirmani), 9-255 (Dhiraj Parsana), 10-255 (Gundappa Viswanath)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
ST Clarke29.137542.5700
N Phillip2284842.1800
VA Holder1122812.5400
HA Gomes10202.0000
DR Parry1524312.8600
S Shivnarine511603.2000
West Indies 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
SFAF Bacchus c Vengsarkar b Ghavri4---0-
AE Greenidge c †Kirmani b Kapil Dev15---0-
HA Gomes c Gavaskar b Venkataraghavan91-265130-
AI Kallicharran (c)c sub (Yajurvindra Singh) b Venkataraghavan4---0-
HS Chang hit wicket b Ghavri2--00-
DA Murray c Narasimha Rao b Kapil Dev15---0-
S Shivnarine c Vengsarkar b Ghavri9---0-
DR Parry c sub (Yajurvindra Singh) b Kapil Dev1--00-
N Phillip not out7---0-
VA Holder c Narasimha Rao b Venkataraghavan0--00-
ST Clarke st †Kirmani b Venkataraghavan0--00-
Extras(nb 3)3
TOTAL(45.5 Ov, RR: 3.29)151
Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Faoud Bacchus), 2-34 (Alvin Greenidge), 3-87 (Alvin Kallicharran), 4-100 (Herbert Chang), 5-133 (David Murray), 6-141 (Larry Gomes), 7-143 (Derick Parry), 8-148 (Sew Shivnarine), 9-151 (Vanburn Holder), 10-151 (Sylvester Clarke)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
N Kapil Dev1434633.2800
KD Ghavri1335234.0000
S Venkataraghavan16.554342.5500
DD Parsana20703.5000
India 2nd Innings (target: 125 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
SM Gavaskar (c)c †Murray b Clarke1--00-
CPS Chauhan c Bacchus b Phillip10---0-
DB Vengsarkar c Shivnarine b Clarke0--00-
GR Viswanath c Kallicharran b Holder31---0-
AD Gaekwad c †Murray b Holder21---0-
MV Narasimha Rao c †Murray b Phillip4---0-
KD Ghavri c Clarke b Phillip8---0-
N Kapil Dev not out26---0-
SMH Kirmani not out4---0-
Extras(b 5, lb 1, nb 14)20
TOTAL(46.2 Ov, RR: 2.69)125/7
Fall of wickets: 1-16 (Sunil Gavaskar), 2-17 (Dilip Vengsarkar), 3-17 (Chetan Chauhan), 4-74 (Gundappa Viswanath), 5-82 (Anshuman Gaekwad), 6-84 (Bobjee Narasimha Rao), 7-115 (Karsan Ghavri)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
ST Clarke21.234622.1500
N Phillip1553732.4600
VA Holder1032222.2000
MATCH DETAILS
MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai
TossWest Indies , elected to bat first
SeriesWest Indies tour of India
Series resultIndia led the 6-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 841
Season1978/79
Match days12,13,14,16 January 1979 (5-day match)
Test debut
Dhiraj Parsana
Herbert Chang
Umpires
Swaroop Kishen
Jiban Ghosh
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 12 Jan - day 1 - India 1st innings 10/1 (CPS Chauhan 3*)
Sat, 13 Jan - day 2 - India 1st innings 250/8 (GR Viswanath 120*)
Sun, 14 Jan - day 3 - India 2nd innings 31/3 (GR Viswanath 10*, AD Gaekwad 4*)
Mon, 15 Jan - rest day
Tue, 16 Jan - day 4 - India 2nd innings 125/7 (46.2 ov) - end of match