India v England
England in India, Sri Lanka and Australia 1984/85 (1st Test)
VenueWankhede Stadium, Bombay on 28th, 29th November, 1st, 2nd, 3rd December 1984 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEngland won the toss and decided to bat
ResultIndia won by 8 wickets
UmpiresB Ganguli, S Kishen
Close of play day 1England (1) 190/8 (Downton 32*, Pocock 8*)
Close of play day 2India (1) 268/6 (Shastri 45*, Kirmani 20*)
Close of play day 3England (2) 57/1 (Fowler 19*, Gatting 14*)
Close of play day 4England (2) 228/7 (Downton 9*)

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Fowlerc and b Sivaramakrishnan2862954- 
RT Robinsonc Kirmani b Sivaramakrishnan22821033- 
MW Gattingc and b Sivaramakrishnan1537473- 
*DI Gowerb Kapil Dev1343411- 
AJ Lambc Shastri b Kapil Dev913202- 
CS Cowdreyc Kirmani b Yadav1341621- 
RM Ellisonb Sivaramakrishnan133-- 
+PR Downtonnot out371661892- 
PH Edmondsc Gaekwad b Shastri48818843 
PI Pocockc Kirmani b Sivaramakrishnan848532- 
NG Cowansc Shastri b Sivaramakrishnan036-- 
Extras(1 b)1
Total(all out, 96.2 overs)195
Fall of wickets:
1-46 (Fowler), 2-51 (Robinson), 3-78 (Gatting), 4-78 (Gower), 5-93 (Lamb), 6-94 (Ellison), 7-114 (Cowdrey), 8-175 (Edmonds), 9-193 (Pocock), 10-195 (Cowans, 96.2 ov)
India bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Kapil Dev22   8442--
Sharma11   4280--
Shastri17   8231--
Amarnath3   210--
Yadav12   2341--

India first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*SM Gavaskarc Downton b Cowans2732486- 
AD Gaekwadrun out2436634- 
DB Vengsarkarc Lamb b Cowans3427567- 
M Amarnathc Cowdrey b Pocock4968849- 
SM Patilc Gower b Edmonds2031524- 
RJ Shastric Lamb b Pocock142323389171 
Kapil Devb Cowdrey4255577- 
+SMH Kirmanic Lamb b Pocock10223031910- 
C Sharmanot out51223-- 
NS Yadavnot out71521-- 
L Sivaramakrishnandid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 2 lb, 7 nb)13
Total(8 wickets, declared, 137 overs)465
Fall of wickets:
1-47 (Gavaskar), 2-59 (Gaekwad), 3-116 (Vengsarkar), 4-156 (Amarnath), 5-156 (Patil), 6-218 (Kapil Dev), 7-453 (Kirmani), 8-453 (Shastri)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ellison18   3850--
Cowans28   61092--
Edmonds33   6821--
Pocock46   101333--
Cowdrey5   0301--
Gatting7   0200--

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Fowlerlbw b Sivaramakrishnan551942155- 
RT Robinsonlbw b Kapil Dev11218-- 
MW Gattingc Patil b Sivaramakrishnan13625531021- 
*DI Gowerc Vengsarkar b Shastri21320-- 
AJ Lambst Kirmani b Sivaramakrishnan136-- 
CS Cowdreyc Vengsarkar b Yadav1453622- 
+PR Downtonlbw b Sivaramakrishnan621551775- 
RM Ellisonc Vengsarkar b Yadav05250-- 
PH Edmondsc Kapil Dev b Sivaramakrishnan827261- 
PI Pococknot out2260792- 
NG Cowansc Vengsarkar b Sivaramakrishnan011-- 
Extras(4 b, 8 lb, 4 nb)16
Total(all out, 135 overs)317
Fall of wickets:
1-3 (Robinson), 2-138 (Fowler), 3-145 (Gower), 4-152 (Lamb), 5-199 (Cowdrey), 6-222 (Gatting), 7-228 (Ellison), 8-255 (Edmonds), 9-317 (Downton), 10-317 (Cowans, 135 ov)
India bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Kapil Dev21   8341--
Sharma9   2390--
Sivaramakrishnan46   101176--
Yadav29   9642--
Shastri29   8501--
Gaekwad1   010--

India second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*SM Gavaskarc Gower b Cowans524271- 
AD Gaekwadst Downton b Edmonds11416-- 
DB Vengsarkarnot out2126441- 
M Amarnathnot out2227335- 
SM Patildid not bat      
RJ Shastridid not bat      
Kapil Devdid not bat      
+SMH Kirmanidid not bat      
C Sharmadid not bat      
NS Yadavdid not bat      
L Sivaramakrishnandid not bat      
Extras(2 b)2
Total(2 wickets, 15.1 overs)51
Fall of wickets:
1-5 (Gaekwad), 2-7 (Gavaskar)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Edmonds8   3211--
Cowans5   2181--

--> RT Robinson made his debut in Test matches
--> CS Cowdrey made his debut in Test matches
--> SM Patil (1) passed 1500 runs in Test matches when he reached 3
--> RJ Shastri (1) passed his previous highest score of 139 in Test matches
--> SMH Kirmani (1) passed his previous highest score of 101 in Test matches
--> SMH Kirmani (1) passed 2500 runs in Test matches when he reached 74
--> MW Gatting (2) passed his previous highest score of 81 in Test matches
--> DI Gower (2) passed 4500 runs in Test matches when he reached 1
--> PR Downton (2) passed his previous highest score of 56 in Test matches
--> L Sivaramakrishnan achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed G Fowler in the England first innings (previous best was 0-95)
--> Kapil Dev reached 250 wickets in Test matches when he dismissed AJ Lamb, his 2nd wicket in the England first innings
--> NG Cowans reached 200 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed SM Gavaskar, his 1st wicket in the India second innings





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