India v West Indies
West Indies in India and Sri Lanka 1978/79 (5th Test)
VenueFeroz Shah Kotla, Delhi on 24th, 25th, 27th, 28th, 29th January 1979 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossIndia won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresMI Ghouse, KB Ramaswami
Close of play day 1India (1) 264/1 (Gavaskar 119*, Vengsarkar 55*)
Close of play day 2India (1) 523/6 (Kapil Dev 94*, Ghavri 2*)
Close of play day 3West Indies (2) 7/0 (Greenidge 2*, Bacchus 0*)
Close of play day 4West Indies (2) 67/0 (Greenidge 21*, Bacchus 41*)

India first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*SM Gavaskarc Murray b Clarke12021934418- 
CPS Chauhanc Parry b Phillip60 1429- 
DB Vengsarkarc Murray b Clarke109 33011- 
GR Viswanathc Murray b Phillip9     
AD Gaekwadc Murray b Gomes47     
Kapil Devnot out126124224111 
+SMH Kirmanirun out30     
KD Ghavric Murray b Phillip2     
DD Parsanab Clarke1     
S Venkataraghavannot out8     
BS Chandrasekhardid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 13 lb, 34 nb)54
Total(8 wickets, declared, 142.2 overs)566
Fall of wickets:
1-119 (Chauhan), 2-270 (Gavaskar), 3-305 (Viswanath), 4-353 (Vengsarkar), 5-432 (Gaekwad), 6-518 (Kirmani), 7-536 (Ghavri), 8-542 (Parsana)
West Indies bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Clarke36   71393--
Holder40   71090--
Parry17   4430--
Shivnarine2   080--
Gomes9   0541--

West Indies first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AB Williamsb Venkataraghavan26     
AE Greenidgec Chauhan b Ghavri03 -- 
HA Gomesc Kirmani b Kapil Dev40     
*AI Kallicharranc Chandrasekhar b Ghavri7     
SFAF Bacchusc Kapil Dev b Ghavri0     
+DA Murrayb Chandrasekhar20     
S Shivnarineb Kapil Dev0     
DR Parrylbw b Chandrasekhar15     
N Phillipb Kapil Dev26   1 
VA Holdernot out11     
ST Clarkec and b Venkataraghavan15     
Extras(1 b, 5 lb, 6 nb)12
Total(all out, 56.4 overs)172
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (Greenidge), 2-48 (Williams), 3-56 (Kallicharran), 4-57 (Bacchus), 5-89 (Gomes), 6-89 (Shivnarine), 7-106 (Murray), 8-133 (Parry), 9-144 (Phillip), 10-172 (Clarke, 56.4 ov)
India bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Kapil Dev15   2593--
Ghavri15   3543--
Chandrasekhar16   6332--

West Indies second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Greenidgeb Chandrasekhar32     
SFAF Bacchusc Gavaskar b Chandrasekhar61  73 
HA Gomesb Venkataraghavan14     
*AI Kallicharrannot out45     
+DA Murraynot out7     
AB Williamsdid not bat      
S Shivnarinedid not bat      
DR Parrydid not bat      
N Phillipdid not bat      
VA Holderdid not bat      
ST Clarkedid not bat      
Extras(15 b, 5 lb)20
Total(3 wickets, 58 overs)179
Fall of wickets:
1-89 (Greenidge), 2-106 (Bacchus), 3-140 (Gomes)
India bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Kapil Dev9   4320--
Ghavri12   2500--
Venkataraghavan14   8261--
Chandrasekhar15   4322--
Parsana6   3110--
Gaekwad1   050--
Vengsarkar1   030--

--> DD Parsana made his last appearance in Test matches
--> AB Williams made his last appearance in Test matches
--> SM Gavaskar (1) passed 14000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 50
--> DB Vengsarkar (1) passed 1000 runs in Test matches when he reached 47
--> Kapil Dev (1) passed his previous highest score of 61 in Test matches
--> Kapil Dev (1) made his first century in Test matches
--> Kapil Dev (1) passed his previous highest score of 88 in first-class matches
--> Kapil Dev (1) made his first century in first-class matches
--> Kapil Dev (1) 100 in 101 balls
--> DA Murray (1) passed 3000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 16
--> ST Clarke (1) passed his previous highest score of 12 in Test matches
--> BS Chandrasekhar reached 1000 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed AE Greenidge, his 1st wicket in the West Indies second innings





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