India Vs England 1984-85 Series: Statistics & Record

Azharuddin created a new world record of three consecutive series on debut, while Kapil Dev missed the record of playing 100 consecutive tests.

India Vs England History: Test Series Result
Ind Vs Eng 1984-85 Series: Team England Perform Better in India Than Home Team
India Vs England 1984-85 Series: Test Results

Series Record

    Captains: David Gower (Eng), Gavaskar (Ind)
    Wicketkeepers: Downton (Eng), Kirmani (Ind)
    Best Batsman: Gatting (576), Robinson (444), Azharuddin (439)
    Best Bowler: Sivaramakrishnan (23), Edmonds, Covans and Foster (14-each)
    Highest Team Score: 652/7 (Eng), 553/8 (Ind)
    Lowest Team Score: 195 (Ind), 235 (Eng)
    Centuries: 11 (Ind 7, Eng 4)
    Half-centuries: 21 (Eng 11, Ind 10)
    5wkts in inning: 5 (Ind 3, Eng 2)
    10wkts in Match: 2 (1 each)

Statistics

    Azharuddin became the first batsmen in the World to hit 3 consecutive century in first three tests of his career.
    2 double centuries were posted first time in one series between India and England.
    Kapil Dev lost the opportunity to become the first player in the World to play 100 consecutive tests. He played 99 tests.

Team Records:

    England score: 195 and 317, 418 and 127/2, 276, 652/7d and 35/1, 417 and 91/0,
    India Score: 465/8d and 51/2, 307 and 235, 437/7d and 29/1, 272 and 412, 553/8d and 97/1d

Batting Records
Highest Centuries

    3 by Azharuddin

Highest Ind. Scores

    207 by Gatting

Centuries

    132 by Ravi Shastri, 102 by Kirmani, 136 by Gatting – 1st Test
    160 by Robinson – 2nd Test
    110 by Azharuddin, 111 by Shastri – 3rd Test
    201 by Fowler, 207 by Gatting, 105 by Azharuddin – 4th Test
    122 by Azharuddin, 137 by Vengasarkar – 5th Test

Biggest (100-plus) Partnerships:
200-plus

    240 2nd Fowler & Gatting (Eng)
    214 5th Azharuddin & Shastri (Ind)

100-plus

    235 7th Shastri & Kirmani (Ind)
    110 3rd Robinson & Lamb (Eng)
    106 6th Robinson & Downton (Eng)
    121 3rd Gavaskar & Amarnath (Ind)
    110 4th Amarnath & Azharuddin (Ind)
    178 1st Fowler & Robinson (Eng)
    144 3rd Gatting & Lamb (Eng)
    190 4th Amarnath & Azharuddin (Ind)
    150 2nd Srikkanth & Azharuddin (Ind)
    156 1st Fowler & Robinson (Eng)
    100 7th Gower & Edmonds (Eng)

Bowling Records
Best Bowling in an Inning

    6/64 Sivaraamakrishnan
    6/117 Sivaraamakrishnan
    6/99 Sivaraamakrishnan
    6/104 Foster
    5/59 Foster

Best Bowling in a Test

    10/181 Sivaraamakrishnan
    11/163 Foster
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