India v England
England in India, Sri Lanka and Australia 1984/85 (5th Test)
VenueModi Stadium, Kanpur on 31st January, 1st, 3rd, 4th, 5th February 1985 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossIndia won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresVK Ramaswamy, PD Reporter
Close of play day 1India (1) 228/3 (Azharuddin 98*, Vengsarkar 11*)
Close of play day 2India (1) 525/7 (Kapil Dev 41*, Kirmani 5*)
Close of play day 3England (1) 163/1 (Robinson 84*, Gatting 3*)
Close of play day 4England (1) 373/6 (Gower 66*, Edmonds 42*)

India first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*SM Gavaskarb Cowans928381- 
K Srikkanthc Downton b Foster8413819082 
M Azharuddinc sub (RM Ellison) b Cowdrey12227037516- 
M Amarnathb Cowans1560761- 
DB Vengsarkarc Downton b Foster137255360171 
AO Malhotralbw b Pocock27861092- 
RJ Shastrib Edmonds59881416- 
Kapil Devc Gower b Foster4233564- 
+SMH Kirmaninot out162040-- 
L Sivaramakrishnannot out1614211- 
G Sharmadid not bat      
Extras(9 b, 12 lb, 5 w)26
Total(8 wickets, declared, 165 overs)553
Fall of wickets:
1-19 (Gavaskar), 2-169 (Srikkanth), 3-209 (Amarnath), 4-277 (Azharuddin), 5-362 (Malhotra), 6-457 (Vengsarkar), 7-511 (Shastri), 8-533 (Kapil Dev)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cowans36   91152--
Foster36   81233--
Pocock24   2791--
Edmonds48   161121--
Cowdrey21   11031--

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Fowlerc Kirmani b Shastri692302585- 
RT Robinsonlbw b Kapil Dev9627936313- 
MW Gattingc and b Sharma621742165- 
AJ Lambc Srikkanth b Shastri1339401- 
*DI Gowerlbw b Shastri782022728- 
CS Cowdreyc Kirmani b Sharma1108-- 
+PR Downtonb Sharma12021-- 
PH Edmondslbw b Kapil Dev491201385- 
NA Fosterc Kirmani b Kapil Dev82725-- 
PI Pococknot out41626-- 
NG Cowansb Kapil Dev916201- 
Extras(10 b, 17 lb)27
Total(all out, 188.5 overs)417
Fall of wickets:
1-156 (Fowler), 2-196 (Robinson), 3-222 (Lamb), 4-276 (Gatting), 5-278 (Cowdrey), 6-286 (Downton), 7-386 (Edmonds), 8-402 (Foster), 9-404 (Gower), 10-417 (Cowans, 188.5 ov)
India bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Kapil Dev36.57814--
Amarnath4   160--
Sharma60   161153--
Sivaramakrishnan54   111330--
Shastri32   13523--
Malhotra2   030--

India second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RJ Shastrirun out256-- 
K Srikkanthnot out4131784- 
M Azharuddinnot out5443715- 
*SM Gavaskardid not bat      
M Amarnathdid not bat      
DB Vengsarkardid not bat      
AO Malhotradid not bat      
Kapil Devdid not bat      
+SMH Kirmanidid not bat      
L Sivaramakrishnandid not bat      
G Sharmadid not bat      
Total(1 wicket, declared, 13 overs)97
Fall of wickets:
1-2 (Shastri)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cowans7   0510--
Cowdrey5   0390--
Gatting1   070--

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*DI Gowernot out32981292- 
RT Robinsonretired hurt1659681- 
MW Gattingnot out4159606- 
G Fowlerdid not bat      
AJ Lambdid not bat      
CS Cowdreydid not bat      
+PR Downtondid not bat      
PH Edmondsdid not bat      
NA Fosterdid not bat      
PI Pocockdid not bat      
NG Cowansdid not bat      
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(no wicket, 36 overs)91
India bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Kapil Dev5   0190--
Shastri7   2120--
Sharma11   4170--
Sivaramakrishnan10   2220--
Srikkanth2   0110--
Azharuddin1   080--

--> K Srikkanth (1) passed his previous highest score of 65 in Test matches
--> M Azharuddin (1) passed his previous highest score of 110 in Test matches
--> G Sharma made his debut in Test matches
--> RT Robinson retired hurt in the England second innings having scored 16 (team score 36/0)





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