Close of Play

  • Sat, 03 Nov - day 1 - India 1st innings 231/3 (GR Viswanath 9*, SMH Kirmani 0*, )
  • Sun, 04 Nov - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 15/0 (AMJ Hilditch 8*, GN Yallop 7*, )
  • Mon, 05 Nov - rest day
  • Tue, 06 Nov - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 60/2 (AR Border 22*, KJ Hughes 19*, )
  • Wed, 07 Nov - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 198 (73.1 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • 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