India tour of Australia 1967/68

A Brisbane classic of the '60s

India may only have a handful of wins in Australia, but the number of close contests are often forgotten, starting with this one in 1967-68

Ramakant Desai - The tiny titan

By 1959, at the end of a sorry decade for Indian cricket, not only were there no bowlers in the country who could bowl anything above military medium, but the batsmen also were getting bombarded by pacemen from other countries

New Zealand 1 India 3

India in New Zealand, 1967-68

If New Zealand had the satisfaction of winning a Test against India for the first time, they were generally outplayed by a team stronger in batting, more reliable in fielding, and far better equipped in spin bowling for the turning pitches on which


India in Australia Test Series, 1967/68

India tour of Australia, Dec 1967 - Jan 1968

Test matches

Ponting is still here to stay

Rusi Surti bats
© PA Photos
Farokh Engineer breaks the stumps as Ian Redpath makes his ground
© PA Photos
Tour Results
Australia v India at Sydney - Jan 26-31, 1968
Australia won by 144 runs
Australia v India at Brisbane - Jan 19-24, 1968
Australia won by 39 runs
Australia v India at Melbourne - Dec 30, 1967 - Jan 3, 1968
Australia won by an innings and 4 runs
Australia v India at Adelaide - Dec 23-28, 1967
Australia won by 146 runs
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