Australia tour of India 1969/70

Gleeson the enforcer

When the former offspinner adopted unconventional tactics to help the Australians save a tour game in Bangalore

1969

Australia's greatest challenge

In 1969-70 Australia won their series in India: a battle between spinners and batsmen, played against a background of widespread violence

Gallant bowling not enough to cover up for brittle batting

The fourth Australian team to visit India in 1969-70 came riding a wave of success

Statistics

Australia in India Test Series, 1969/70

Australia tour of India, Oct-Dec 1969

Test matches

Tour Results
India v Australia at Chennai - Dec 24-28, 1969
Australia won by 77 runs
South Zone v Australians at Bangalore - Dec 20-22, 1969
Match drawn
India v Australia at Kolkata - Dec 12-16, 1969
Australia won by 10 wickets
East Zone v Australians at Guwahati - Dec 6-8, 1969
Australians won by 96 runs
India v Australia at Delhi - Nov 28-Dec 2, 1969
India won by 7 wickets
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