Australia tour of India, 4th Test: India v Australia at Delhi, Oct 13-18, 1979
13,14,16,17,18 October 1979 (5-day match)
  India 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
SM Gavaskar* lbw b Higgs 115 329 238 17 1 48.31
CPS Chauhan c Whatmore b Dymock 19 45 40 4 0 47.50
DB Vengsarkar st †Wright b Higgs 26 103 73 3 0 35.61
GR Viswanath st †Wright b Higgs 131 274 207 18 0 63.28
Yashpal Sharma not out 100 280 239 10 3 41.84
N Kapil Dev c Whatmore b Dymock 29 72 47 4 0 61.70
MV Narasimha Rao c †Wright b Dymock 5 32 26 1 0 19.23
SMH Kirmani b Dymock 35 46 39 5 1 89.74
KD Ghavri not out 8 29 23 1 0 34.78
Extras (b 6, lb 12, nb 24) 42
  Total (7 wickets dec; 144.2 overs) 510 (3.53 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  G Dymock 42.2 8 135 4 3.18
  RM Hogg 33 8 91 0 2.75
  GN Yallop 5 0 21 0 4.20
  AR Border 4 2 5 0 1.25
  JD Higgs 47 11 150 3 3.19
  PR Sleep 13 1 66 0 5.07
  Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
AMJ Hilditch c †Kirmani b Yadav 29 134 101 2 0 28.71
WM Darling c †Kirmani b Kapil Dev 19 62 46 1 0 41.30
AR Border c Narasimha Rao b Kapil Dev 24 131 119 2 0 20.16
KJ Hughes* c †Kirmani b Kapil Dev 18 29 32 4 0 56.25
DF Whatmore lbw b Yadav 77 119 91 14 0 84.61
PR Sleep c Chauhan b Narasimha Rao 17 51 37 2 0 45.94
GN Yallop c Chauhan b Narasimha Rao 21 61 36 2 0 58.33
KJ Wright not out 55 139 92 6 0 59.78
G Dymock c †Kirmani b Kapil Dev 0 24 16 0 0 0.00
RM Hogg b Kapil Dev 0 15 10 0 0 0.00
JD Higgs lbw b Doshi 11 89 48 1 0 22.91
Extras (b 4, lb 4, nb 19) 27
  Total (all out; 106.3 overs) 298 (2.79 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  KD Ghavri 22 8 58 0 2.63
  N Kapil Dev 32 7 82 5 2.56
  DR Doshi 13.3 5 29 1 2.14
  NS Yadav 27 10 56 2 2.07
  MV Narasimha Rao 12 1 46 2 3.83
  Australia 2nd innings (following on) R M B 4s 6s SR
AMJ Hilditch c †Kirmani b Ghavri 85 182 162 9 0 52.46
WM Darling c †Kirmani b Kapil Dev 7 20 12 1 0 58.33
AR Border c Narasimha Rao b Ghavri 46 168 120 5 0 38.33
KJ Hughes* c & b Ghavri 40 145 125 4 0 32.00
GN Yallop b Doshi 25 89 77 2 0 32.46
DF Whatmore lbw b Kapil Dev 54 146 110 7 0 49.09
PR Sleep c sub (J Arun Lal) b Chauhan 64 224 195 6 0 32.82
KJ Wright b Yadav 15 46 35 1 0 42.85
G Dymock not out 31 89 66 4 0 46.96
RM Hogg run out 0 4 1 0 0 0.00
JD Higgs c Vengsarkar b Viswanath 7 20 17 0 0 41.17
Extras (b 13, lb 9, w 1, nb 16) 39
  Total (all out; 151.3 overs) 413 (2.72 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  KD Ghavri 30 8 74 3 2.46
  N Kapil Dev 20 7 48 2 2.40
  DR Doshi 34 11 69 1 2.02
  NS Yadav 36 10 101 1 2.80
  MV Narasimha Rao 19 3 50 0 2.63
  SM Gavaskar 4 1 10 0 2.50
  CPS Chauhan 5 1 11 1 2.20
  GR Viswanath 3.3 0 11 1 3.14

Match details


Toss - India, who chose to bat
Series - India led the 6-match series 1-0
Umpires - PR Punjabi and KB Ramaswami
Close of play
  • Sat, 13 Oct - day 1 - India 1st innings 267/3 (GR Viswanath 83*)
  • Sun, 14 Oct - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 20/0 (AMJ Hilditch 8*, WM Darling 9*)
  • Mon, 15 Oct - rest day
  • Tue, 16 Oct - day 3 - Australia 1st innings 258/9 (KJ Wright 22*, JD Higgs 5*)
  • Wed, 17 Oct - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 189/3 (KJ Hughes 19*, GN Yallop 20*)
  • Thu, 18 Oct - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 413 (151.3 ov) - end of match
 
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