Australia tour of India, 1st Test: India v Australia at Chennai, Sep 11-16, 1979
11,12,14,15,16 September 1979 (5-day match)
  Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
AMJ Hilditch c Venkataraghavan b Kapil Dev 4 12 8 1 0 50.00
GM Wood lbw b Doshi 33 124 83 5 0 39.75
AR Border run out 162 416 360 24 1 45.00
KJ Hughes* c Venkataraghavan b Doshi 100 276 204 10 1 49.01
GN Yallop c Yajurvindra Singh b Doshi 18 55 53 2 0 33.96
DF Whatmore c Venkataraghavan b Doshi 20 36 44 3 0 45.45
KJ Wright b Venkataraghavan 20 32 36 4 0 55.55
G Dymock lbw b Kapil Dev 16 62 58 4 0 27.58
RM Hogg c Kapil Dev b Doshi 3 6 4 0 0 75.00
AG Hurst c †Kirmani b Doshi 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
JD Higgs not out 1 26 21 0 0 4.76
Extras (b 1, lb 7, w 1, nb 4) 13
  Total (all out; 143.4 overs) 390 (2.71 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  N Kapil Dev 25.4 3 95 2 3.70
  KD Ghavri 20 4 49 0 2.45
  Yajurvindra Singh 9 1 29 0 3.22
  S Venkataraghavan 46 16 101 1 2.19
  DR Doshi 43 10 103 6 2.39
  India 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
SM Gavaskar* c Wood b Hogg 50 130 80 7 0 62.50
CPS Chauhan c †Wright b Higgs 26 115 91 3 0 28.57
SMH Kirmani c Border b Hogg 57 235 206 6 0 27.66
GR Viswanath c Hughes b Higgs 17 65 45 3 0 37.77
DB Vengsarkar c Whatmore b Higgs 65 111 77 10 1 84.41
Yashpal Sharma lbw b Higgs 52 204 150 4 0 34.66
Yajurvindra Singh c †Wright b Yallop 15 72 47 3 0 31.91
N Kapil Dev c Hurst b Higgs 83 104 74 14 0 112.16
KD Ghavri not out 23 49 38 4 0 60.52
S Venkataraghavan lbw b Higgs 4 26 19 1 0 21.05
DR Doshi c Hogg b Higgs 3 5 4 0 0 75.00
Extras (b 2, lb 5, nb 23) 30
  Total (all out; 130.3 overs) 425 (3.25 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  RM Hogg 22 1 85 2 3.86
  AG Hurst 23 8 51 0 2.21
  JD Higgs 41.3 12 143 7 3.44
  G Dymock 24 6 65 0 2.70
  AR Border 14 4 30 0 2.14
  GN Yallop 6 1 21 1 3.50
  Australia 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
AMJ Hilditch lbw b Doshi 55 211 188 5 0 29.25
GM Wood c Chauhan b Kapil Dev 2 3 4 0 0 50.00
AR Border b Venkataraghavan 50 174 138 8 0 36.23
KJ Hughes* lbw b Venkataraghavan 36 135 125 0 0 28.80
GN Yallop run out 2 25 23 0 0 8.69
DF Whatmore c Chauhan b Doshi 8 26 28 1 0 28.57
KJ Wright b Venkataraghavan 5 25 24 0 0 20.83
G Dymock not out 28 85 69 3 0 40.57
RM Hogg not out 8 60 58 1 0 13.79
Extras (b 11, lb 4, nb 3) 18
  Total (7 wickets; 113.4 overs) 212 (1.86 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  N Kapil Dev 9 3 30 1 3.33
  KD Ghavri 17.4 8 23 0 1.30
  S Venkataraghavan 45 10 77 3 1.71
  DR Doshi 42 15 64 2 1.52

Match details


Toss - Australia, who chose to bat
Series - 6-match series level 0-0
Test debut - DR Doshi (India)
Umpires - MV Gothoskar and S Kishen
Close of play
  • Tue, 11 Sep - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 244/2 (AR Border 129*, KJ Hughes 77*)
  • Wed, 12 Sep - day 2 - India 1st innings 80/1 (SM Gavaskar 44*, SMH Kirmani 0*)
  • Thu, 13 Sep - rest day
  • Fri, 14 Sep - day 3 - India 1st innings 302/6 (Yashpal Sharma 29*, N Kapil Dev 15*)
  • Sat, 15 Sep - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 98/1 (AMJ Hilditch 44*, AR Border 49*)
  • Sun, 16 Sep - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 212/7 (113.4 ov) - end of match
 
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