result
5th Test, Kanpur, Jan 31 - Feb 5 1985, England tour of India
553/8d & 97/1d
(target 234)417 & 91/0
Match drawn
India 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sunil Gavaskar (c) b Cowans928381032.14
Kris Srikkanth c †Downton b Foster841381908260.86
Mohammad Azharuddin c sub b Cowdrey12227037516045.18
Mohinder Amarnath  b Cowans1560761025.00
Dilip Vengsarkar c †Downton b Foster13725536017153.72
Ashok Malhotra lbw b Pocock27861092031.39
Ravi Shastri  b Edmonds59881416067.04
Kapil Dev c Gower b Foster42335640127.27
Syed Kirmani not out 1620400080.00
Laxman Sivaramakrishnan not out 16142110114.28
Extras(b 9, lb 12, w 5)26
TOTAL(165 Ov, RR: 3.35)553/8d
Did not bat: Gopal Sharma 
Fall of wickets: 1-19 (Sunil Gavaskar), 2-169 (Kris Srikkanth), 3-209 (Mohinder Amarnath), 4-277 (Mohammad Azharuddin), 5-362 (Ashok Malhotra), 6-457 (Dilip Vengsarkar), 7-511 (Ravi Shastri), 8-533 (Kapil Dev)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Norman Cowans36911523.19---00
Neil Foster36812333.41---00
Pat Pocock2427913.29---00
Phil Edmonds481611212.33---00
Chris Cowdrey21110314.90---00
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graeme Fowler c †Kirmani b Shastri692302585030.00
Tim Robinson lbw b Kapil Dev9627936313034.40
Mike Gatting c & b Sharma621742165035.63
Allan Lamb c Srikkanth b Shastri1339401033.33
David Gower (c)lbw b Shastri782022728038.61
Chris Cowdrey c †Kirmani b Sharma11080010.00
Paul Downton  b Sharma12021005.00
Phil Edmonds lbw b Kapil Dev491201385040.83
Neil Foster c †Kirmani b Kapil Dev827250029.62
Pat Pocock not out 416260025.00
Norman Cowans  b Kapil Dev916201056.25
Extras(b 10, lb 17)27
TOTAL(188.5 Ov, RR: 2.20)417
Fall of wickets: 1-156 (Graeme Fowler), 2-196 (Tim Robinson), 3-222 (Allan Lamb), 4-276 (Mike Gatting), 5-278 (Chris Cowdrey), 6-286 (Paul Downton), 7-386 (Phil Edmonds), 8-402 (Neil Foster), 9-404 (David Gower), 10-417 (Norman Cowans)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Kapil Dev36.578142.19---00
Mohinder Amarnath41601.50---00
Gopal Sharma601611531.91---00
Laxman Sivaramakrishnan541113302.46---00
Ravi Shastri32135231.62---00
Ashok Malhotra20301.50---00
India 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Ravi Shastri run out 2560040.00
Kris Srikkanth not out 41317840132.25
Mohammad Azharuddin not out 54437150125.58
Extras0
TOTAL(13 Ov, RR: 7.46)97/1d
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Ravi Shastri)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Norman Cowans705107.28---00
Chris Cowdrey503907.80---00
Mike Gatting10707.00---00
England 2nd INNINGS (target: 234 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
David Gower (c)not out 32981292032.65
Tim Robinson retired hurt 1659681027.11
Mike Gatting not out 4159606069.49
Extras(lb 2)2
TOTAL(36 Ov, RR: 2.52)91
Fall of wickets: 0-36* (Tim Robinson, retired hurt)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Kapil Dev501903.80---00
Gopal Sharma1141701.54---00
Laxman Sivaramakrishnan1022202.20---00
Ravi Shastri721201.71---00
Kris Srikkanth201105.50---00
Mohammad Azharuddin10808.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
Green Park, Kanpur
TossIndia, elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of India
Season1984/85
Series resultEngland won the 5-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 1011
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Gopal Sharma
Gopal Sharma
Umpires
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Piloo Reporter
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V.K.Ramaswamy
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 31 Jan - day 1 - India 1st innings 228/3 (Mohammad Azharuddin 98*, Dilip Vengsarkar 11*)
Fri, 01 Feb - day 2 - India 1st innings 525/7 (Kapil Dev 41*, Syed Kirmani 5*)
Sat, 02 Feb - rest day
Sun, 03 Feb - day 3 - England 1st innings 163/1 (Tim Robinson 84*, Mike Gatting 3*)
Mon, 04 Feb - day 4 - England 1st innings 373/6 (David Gower 66*, Phil Edmonds 42*)
Tue, 05 Feb - day 5 - England 2nd innings 91/0 (36 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • RT Robinson retired hurt at 36/0