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
  • Reluctant but brave

    Indian fans knew little about the internal issues dogging Australia on their 1979 tour but, although they were to succumb over the course of a long, draining series, the likes of Kim Hughes and Allan Border left their mark