Close of Play

  • Wed, 19 Sep - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 182/4 (KJ Hughes 31*, B Yardley 12*, )
  • Thu, 20 Sep - day 2 - India 1st innings 69/2 (DB Vengsarkar 8*, SMH Kirmani 4*, )
  • Fri, 21 Sep - rest day
  • Sat, 22 Sep - day 3 - India 1st innings 124/3 (DB Vengsarkar 33*, GR Viswanath 3*, )
  • Sun, 23 Sep - day 4 - India 1st innings 376/5 (GR Viswanath 124*, N Kapil Dev 0*, )
  • Mon, 24 Sep - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 77/3 (37.4 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