India tour of Australia, 1977/78 / Scorecard

India in Australia Test Series - 2nd Test

Australia v India

Australia won by 2 wickets

India 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
SM Gavaskar c †Rixon b Clark 4 28 33 0 0 12.12
CPS Chauhan c Gannon b Simpson 88 195 151 13 0 58.27
M Amarnath c Gannon b Thomson 90 228 156 7 0 57.69
GR Viswanath b Thomson 38 50 55 7 0 69.09
DB Vengsarkar c †Rixon b Clark 49 105 76 7 0 64.47
BP Patel c †Rixon b Thomson 3 9 8 0 0 37.50
SMH Kirmani c †Rixon b Thomson 38 76 64 5 0 59.37
S Venkataraghavan c Simpson b Gannon 37 83 60 4 0 61.66
S Madan Lal b Gannon 43 44 35 7 0 122.85
BS Bedi* b Gannon 3 0 4 0 0 75.00
BS Chandrasekhar not out 0 27 10 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 1, nb 8) 9
Total (all out; 79.6 overs) 402 (3.78 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-14 (Gavaskar), 2-163 (Chauhan), 3-224 (Viswanath), 4-229 (Amarnath), 5-235 (Patel), 6-311 (Kirmani), 7-319 (Vengsarkar), 8-383 (Madan Lal), 9-391 (Bedi), 10-402 (Venkataraghavan)
Bowling O M R W Econ
JR Thomson 24 1 101 4 3.15
WM Clark 17 0 95 2 4.19
JB Gannon 16.6 1 84 3 3.76
AL Mann 11 0 63 0 4.29
RB Simpson 11 0 50 1 3.40
Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
J Dyson c Patel b Bedi 53 257 220 5 0 24.09
CS Serjeant c †Kirmani b Madan Lal 13 40 32 2 0 40.62
AD Ogilvie b Bedi 27 87 65 4 0 41.53
PM Toohey st †Kirmani b Bedi 0 13 13 0 0 0.00
RB Simpson* c Vengsarkar b Venkataraghavan 176 388 355 17 0 49.57
SJ Rixon c †Kirmani b Amarnath 50 120 115 5 0 43.47
KJ Hughes c Patel b Bedi 28 80 75 3 0 37.33
AL Mann c Vengsarkar b Bedi 7 20 24 1 0 29.16
WM Clark c Patel b Chandrasekhar 15 58 44 1 0 34.09
JR Thomson c Amarnath b Venkataraghavan 0 2 5 0 0 0.00
JB Gannon not out 0 2 1 0 0 0.00
Extras (lb 25) 25
Total (all out; 118.6 overs) 394 (2.48 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-19 (Serjeant), 2-61 (Ogilvie), 3-65 (Toohey), 4-149 (Dyson), 5-250 (Rixon), 6-321 (Hughes), 7-341 (Mann), 8-388 (Simpson), 9-388 (Thomson), 10-394 (Clark)
Bowling O M R W Econ
S Madan Lal 15 1 54 1 2.70
M Amarnath 16 2 57 1 2.67
BS Chandrasekhar 33.6 6 114 1 2.53
BS Bedi 31 6 89 5 2.15
S Venkataraghavan 23 4 55 2 1.79
India 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
SM Gavaskar b Clark 127 271 245 20 0 51.83
CPS Chauhan c Ogilvie b Thomson 32 56 40 7 0 80.00
M Amarnath c †Rixon b Simpson 100 264 175 4 0 57.14
GR Viswanath c †Rixon b Clark 1 10 11 0 0 9.09
DB Vengsarkar c Hughes b Gannon 9 46 37 1 0 24.32
BP Patel b Gannon 27 63 40 4 0 67.50
SMH Kirmani lbw b Gannon 2 1 2 0 0 100.00
S Venkataraghavan c Hughes b Gannon 14 46 41 1 0 34.14
S Madan Lal b Thomson 3 7 7 0 0 42.85
BS Bedi* not out 0 8 3 0 0 0.00
BS Chandrasekhar not out 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 1, lb 4, nb 10) 15
Total (9 wickets dec; 73.5 overs) 330 (3.36 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-47 (Chauhan), 2-240 (Gavaskar), 3-244 (Viswanath), 4-283 (Amarnath), 5-287 (Vengsarkar), 6-289 (Kirmani), 7-327 (Venkataraghavan), 8-328 (Patel), 9-330 (Madan Lal)
Bowling O M R W Econ
JR Thomson 21.5 3 65 2 2.25
WM Clark 18 1 83 2 3.45
JB Gannon 18 2 77 4 3.20
AL Mann 8 0 49 0 4.59
RB Simpson 8 2 41 1 3.84
Australia 2nd innings (target: 339 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
J Dyson c Vengsarkar b Bedi 4 24 19 0 0 21.05
CS Serjeant c †Kirmani b Madan Lal 12 38 38 1 0 31.57
AL Mann c †Kirmani b Bedi 105 183 165 10 0 63.63
AD Ogilvie b Bedi 47 208 180 4 0 26.11
PM Toohey c Amarnath b Bedi 83 164 140 7 0 59.28
RB Simpson* run out 39 95 92 3 0 42.39
KJ Hughes lbw b Madan Lal 0 2 1 0 0 0.00
SJ Rixon lbw b Bedi 23 31 34 1 0 67.64
WM Clark not out 5 18 14 0 0 35.71
JR Thomson not out 6 13 15 1 0 40.00
Extras (b 8, lb 10) 18
Total (8 wickets; 87.2 overs) 342 (2.93 runs per 6 balls)
Did not bat JB Gannon
Fall of wickets 1-13 (Dyson), 2-33 (Serjeant), 3-172 (Mann), 4-195 (Ogilvie), 5-295 (Simpson), 6-296 (Hughes), 7-330 (Toohey), 8-330 (Rixon)
Bowling O M R W Econ
S Madan Lal 11 0 44 2 3.00
M Amarnath 3 0 22 0 5.50
BS Chandrasekhar 15 0 67 0 3.35
BS Bedi 30.2 6 105 5 2.60
S Venkataraghavan 28 9 86 0 2.30
Match details
Balls per over 8
Toss India, who chose to bat
Series Australia led the 5-match series 2-0
Test debuts J Dyson and JB Gannon (Australia)
Umpires RC Bailhache and RA French
Close of play
Fri, 16 Dec - day 1 - India 1st innings 329/7 (S Venkataraghavan 11*, S Madan Lal 0*)
Sat, 17 Dec - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 171/4 (RB Simpson 52*, SJ Rixon 16*)
Sun, 18 Dec - day 3 - India 2nd innings 67/1 (SM Gavaskar 20*, M Amarnath 10*)
Mon, 19 Dec - rest day
Tue, 20 Dec - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 25/1 (CS Serjeant 9*, AL Mann 6*)
Wed, 21 Dec - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 342/8 (87.2 ov) - end of match
 
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