Result
5th Test, Delhi, Jan 24-29 1979, West Indies tour of India
566/8d
(f/o)
172 & 179/3 (58 ov)
Match drawn
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
SM Gavaskar (c)c †Murray b Clarke120-344180-
CPS Chauhan c Parry b Phillip60-14290-
DB Vengsarkar c †Murray b Clarke109-330110-
GR Viswanath c †Murray b Phillip9---0-
AD Gaekwad c †Murray b Gomes47---0-
N Kapil Dev not out126124-111101.61
SMH Kirmani run out30---0-
KD Ghavri c †Murray b Phillip2--00-
DD Parsana  b Clarke1--00-
S Venkataraghavan not out8---0-
Extras(b 7, lb 13, nb 34)54
TOTAL(142.2 Ov, RR: 3.97)566/8d
Did not bat: BS Chandrasekhar 
Fall of wickets: 1-119 (Chetan Chauhan), 2-270 (Sunil Gavaskar), 3-305 (Gundappa Viswanath), 4-353 (Dilip Vengsarkar), 5-432 (Anshuman Gaekwad), 6-518 (Syed Kirmani), 7-536 (Karsan Ghavri), 8-542 (Dhiraj Parsana)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
ST Clarke36713933.8600
N Phillip38.2315934.1400
VA Holder40710902.7200
DR Parry1744302.5200
S Shivnarine20804.0000
HA Gomes905416.0000
West Indies 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AB Williams  b Venkataraghavan26---0-
AE Greenidge c Chauhan b Ghavri03-000.00
HA Gomes c †Kirmani b Kapil Dev40---0-
AI Kallicharran (c)c Chandrasekhar b Ghavri7---0-
SFAF Bacchus c Kapil Dev b Ghavri0--00-
DA Murray  b Chandrasekhar20---0-
S Shivnarine  b Kapil Dev0--00-
DR Parry lbw b Chandrasekhar15---0-
N Phillip  b Kapil Dev26---1-
VA Holder not out11---0-
ST Clarke c & b Venkataraghavan15---0-
Extras(b 1, lb 5, nb 6)12
TOTAL(56.4 Ov, RR: 3.03)172
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Alvin Greenidge), 2-48 (Basil Williams), 3-56 (Alvin Kallicharran), 4-57 (Faoud Bacchus), 5-89 (Larry Gomes), 6-89 (Sew Shivnarine), 7-106 (David Murray), 8-133 (Derick Parry), 9-144 (Norbert Phillip), 10-172 (Sylvester Clarke)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
N Kapil Dev1525933.9300
KD Ghavri1535433.6000
S Venkataraghavan10.451421.3100
BS Chandrasekhar1663322.0600
West Indies 2nd Innings (following on)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AE Greenidge  b Chandrasekhar32---0-
SFAF Bacchus c Gavaskar b Chandrasekhar61--73-
HA Gomes  b Venkataraghavan14---0-
AI Kallicharran (c)not out45---0-
DA Murray not out7---0-
Extras(b 15, lb 5)20
TOTAL(58 Ov, RR: 3.08)179/3
Fall of wickets: 1-89 (Alvin Greenidge), 2-106 (Faoud Bacchus), 3-140 (Larry Gomes)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
N Kapil Dev943203.5500
KD Ghavri1225004.1600
S Venkataraghavan1482611.8500
BS Chandrasekhar1543222.1300
DD Parsana631101.8300
AD Gaekwad10505.0000
DB Vengsarkar10303.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi
TossIndia , elected to bat first
SeriesWest Indies tour of India
Series resultIndia led the 6-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 842
Season1978/79
Match days24,25,27,28,29 January 1979 (5-day match)
Umpires
Mohammad Ghouse
Kasturi Ramaswami
CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 24 Jan - day 1 - India 1st innings 264/1 (SM Gavaskar 119*, DB Vengsarkar 55*)
Thu, 25 Jan - day 2 - India 1st innings 523/6 (N Kapil Dev 94*, KD Ghavri 2*)
Fri, 26 Jan - rest day
Sat, 27 Jan - day 3 - West Indies 2nd innings 7/0 (AE Greenidge 2*, SFAF Bacchus 0*)
Sun, 28 Jan - day 4 - West Indies 2nd innings 67/0 (AE Greenidge 21*, SFAF Bacchus 41*)
Mon, 29 Jan - day 5 - West Indies 2nd innings 179/3 (58 ov) - end of match