Pakistan tour of Australia, 1st Test: Australia v Pakistan at Melbourne, Mar 10-15, 1979
Pakistan won by 71 runs
10,11,12,14,15 March 1979 (5-day match)
  Pakistan 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
Majid Khan c †Wright b Hogg 1 5 3 0 0 33.33
Mohsin Khan c Hilditch b Hogg 14 39 30 2 0 46.66
Zaheer Abbas b Hogg 11 49 27 1 0 40.74
Javed Miandad b Hogg 19 131 95 2 0 20.00
Asif Iqbal c †Wright b Clark 9 26 14 1 0 64.28
Mushtaq Mohammad* c †Wright b Hurst 36 152 121 2 0 29.75
Wasim Raja b Hurst 13 26 16 1 0 81.25
Imran Khan c †Wright b Hurst 33 107 90 3 0 36.66
Sarfraz Nawaz c †Wright b Sleep 35 105 82 3 0 42.68
Wasim Bari run out 0 9 4 0 0 0.00
Sikander Bakht not out 5 24 23 0 0 21.73
Extras (b 2, lb 7, w 1, nb 10) 20
  Total (all out; 61.7 overs) 196 (2.37 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  RM Hogg 17 4 49 4 2.16
  AG Hurst 20 4 55 3 2.06
  WM Clark 17 4 56 1 2.47
  PR Sleep 7.7 2 16 1 1.52
  Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
GM Wood not out 5 39 23 0 0 21.73
AMJ Hilditch c Javed Miandad b Imran Khan 3 42 17 0 0 17.64
AR Border b Imran Khan 20 110 85 3 0 23.52
GN Yallop* b Imran Khan 25 114 79 2 0 31.64
KJ Hughes run out 19 88 54 2 0 35.18
DF Whatmore lbw b Sarfraz Nawaz 43 206 147 2 0 29.25
PR Sleep c †Wasim Bari b Imran Khan 10 35 30 0 0 33.33
KJ Wright c Imran Khan b Wasim Raja 9 43 33 1 0 27.27
WM Clark c Mushtaq Mohammad b Wasim Raja 9 21 21 2 0 42.85
RM Hogg run out 9 19 13 1 0 69.23
AG Hurst c & b Sarfraz Nawaz 0 2 1 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 1, lb 5, w 2, nb 8) 16
  Total (all out; 61.6 overs) 168 (2.04 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  Imran Khan 18 8 26 4 1.08
  Sarfraz Nawaz 21.6 6 39 2 1.34
  Sikander Bakht 10 1 29 0 2.17
  Mushtaq Mohammad 7 0 35 0 3.75
  Wasim Raja 5 0 23 2 3.45
  Pakistan 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
Majid Khan b Border 108 219 157 16 0 68.78
Mohsin Khan c & b Hogg 14 28 21 2 0 66.66
Zaheer Abbas b Hogg 59 149 105 8 0 56.19
Javed Miandad c †Wright b Border 16 65 57 2 0 28.07
Asif Iqbal lbw b Hogg 44 153 119 3 2 36.97
Mushtaq Mohammad* c sub (JD Higgs) b Sleep 28 93 75 4 0 37.33
Wasim Raja c †Wright b Hurst 28 73 53 2 0 52.83
Imran Khan c Clark b Hurst 28 71 54 3 0 51.85
Sarfraz Nawaz lbw b Hurst 1 8 3 0 0 33.33
Wasim Bari not out 8 26 20 0 0 40.00
Extras (b 4, lb 6, nb 9) 19
  Total (9 wickets dec; 81.5 overs) 353 (3.24 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  RM Hogg 19 2 75 3 2.96
  AG Hurst 19.5 1 115 3 4.39
  WM Clark 21 6 47 0 1.67
  PR Sleep 8 0 62 1 5.81
  AR Border 14 5 35 2 1.87
  Australia 2nd innings (target: 382 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
DF Whatmore b Sarfraz Nawaz 15 78 48 1 0 31.25
AMJ Hilditch b Sarfraz Nawaz 62 159 132 2 0 46.96
AR Border b Sarfraz Nawaz 105 378 275 7 0 38.18
GN Yallop* run out 8 55 36 0 0 22.22
KJ Hughes c Mohsin Khan b Sarfraz Nawaz 84 267 209 8 1 40.19
GM Wood c †Wasim Bari b Sarfraz Nawaz 0 2 1 0 0 0.00
PR Sleep b Sarfraz Nawaz 0 10 5 0 0 0.00
KJ Wright not out 1 40 26 0 0 3.84
WM Clark b Sarfraz Nawaz 0 2 1 0 0 0.00
RM Hogg lbw b Sarfraz Nawaz 0 22 14 0 0 0.00
AG Hurst c †Wasim Bari b Sarfraz Nawaz 0 2 2 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 13, lb 13, nb 9) 35
  Total (all out; 92.4 overs) 310 (2.51 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  Imran Khan 27 9 73 0 2.02
  Sarfraz Nawaz 35.4 7 86 9 1.81
  Sikander Bakht 7 0 29 0 3.10
  Mushtaq Mohammad 11 0 42 0 2.86
  Wasim Raja 3 0 11 0 2.75
  Majid Khan 9 1 34 0 2.83

Match details


Balls per over 8
Toss - Australia, who chose to field
Series - Pakistan led the 2-match series 1-0
Test debuts - PR Sleep and DF Whatmore (Australia)
Umpires - RC Bailhache and CE Harvey
Close of play
  • Sat, 10 Mar - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 1/0 (GM Wood 1*, AMJ Hilditch 0*)
  • Sun, 11 Mar - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 168
  • Mon, 12 Mar - day 3 - Pakistan 2nd innings 279/5 (Asif Iqbal 41*, Wasim Raja 2*)
  • Tue, 13 Mar - rest day
  • Wed, 14 Mar - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 117/2 (AR Border 25*, GN Yallop 3*)
  • Thu, 15 Mar - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 310 (92.4 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


General
    • GM Wood (1) retired hurt on 4* from 10/0 to 167/9
 
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