India v England
England in India, Sri Lanka and Australia 1984/85 (3rd Test)
VenueEden Gardens, Calcutta on 31st December 1984, 1st, 3rd, 4th, 5th January 1985 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossIndia won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresB Ganguli, V Vikramraju
Close of play day 1India (1) 168/4 (Azharuddin 13*, Shastri 26*)
Close of play day 2India (1) 176/4 (Azharuddin 21*, Shastri 26*)
Close of play day 3India (1) 348/5 (Shastri 108*, Kirmani 0*)
Close of play day 4England (1) 99/2 (Robinson 25*, Pocock 0*)

India first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*SM Gavaskarc Gatting b Edmonds1356891- 
AD Gaekwadc Downton b Cowans1838681- 
DB Vengsarkarb Edmonds481571766- 
M Amarnathc Cowdrey b Edmonds421071407- 
M Azharuddinc Gower b Cowans11032244310- 
RJ Shastrib Cowans11135745513- 
+SMH Kirmanic Fowler b Pocock355911411 
M Prabhakarnot out35861222- 
C Sharmanot out132334-- 
NS Yadavdid not bat      
L Sivaramakrishnandid not bat      
Extras(8 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)12
Total(7 wickets, declared, 200 overs)437
Fall of wickets:
1-28 (Gaekwad), 2-35 (Gavaskar), 3-126 (Amarnath), 4-127 (Vengsarkar), 5-341 (Azharuddin), 6-356 (Shastri), 7-407 (Kirmani)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cowans41   121033--
Ellison53   141170--
Edmonds47   22723--
Pocock52   141081--
Gatting2   110--
Cowdrey2   0150--
Gower3   0130--

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Fowlerc Vengsarkar b Sivaramakrishnan491331655- 
RT Robinsonb Yadav361081683- 
*DI Gowerc Shastri b Yadav1944542- 
PI Pocockc Azharuddin b Sivaramakrishnan530241- 
MW Gattingb Yadav48484661 
AJ Lambc Kirmani b Sharma6710213672 
CS Cowdreylbw b Yadav2761773- 
+PR Downtonnot out65189-- 
PH Edmondsc Gavaskar b Sharma814151- 
RM Ellisonc and b Sharma11518-- 
NG Cowansb Sharma168-- 
Extras(2 lb, 7 nb)9
Total(all out, 100.3 overs)276
Fall of wickets:
1-71 (Gower), 2-98 (Fowler), 3-110 (Pocock), 4-152 (Robinson), 5-163 (Gatting), 6-229 (Cowdrey), 7-261 (Lamb), 8-270 (Edmonds), 9-273 (Ellison), 10-276 (Cowans, 100.3 ov)
India bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Prabhakar5   1160--
Sivaramakrishnan28   7902--
Yadav32   10864--
Shastri23   6440--

India second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RJ Shastrinot out750681- 
M Prabhakarlbw b Lamb2156633- 
NS Yadavnot out044-- 
*SM Gavaskardid not bat      
AD Gaekwaddid not bat      
DB Vengsarkardid not bat      
M Amarnathdid not bat      
M Azharuddindid not bat      
+SMH Kirmanidid not bat      
C Sharmadid not bat      
L Sivaramakrishnandid not bat      
Extras(1 nb)1
Total(1 wicket, 18 overs)29
Fall of wickets:
1-29 (Prabhakar)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cowans4   160--
Cowdrey4   0100--
Edmonds4   320--
Ellison1   010--
Pocock2   140--
Lamb1   061--
Robinson1   100--
Fowler1   100--

--> DB Vengsarkar (1) passed 11000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 12
--> M Azharuddin made his debut in Test matches
--> RJ Shastri (1) passed 1500 runs in Test matches when he reached 38
--> M Prabhakar (1) passed his previous highest score of 25 in Test matches
--> G Fowler (1) passed 1000 runs in Test matches when he reached 14
--> G Fowler (1) passed 7000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 46
--> C Sharma achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed NG Cowans in the England first innings (previous best was 3-94)
--> RT Robinson retired hurt in the England first innings having scored 17 (team score 31/0) - he returned when the score was 71/1





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