Close of Play

  • Wed, 24 Dec - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 243/8 (LC Mayne 8*, AA Mallett 0*)
  • Thu, 25 Dec - day 2 - Australia 2nd innings 14/2 (WM Lawry 1*, KD Walters 0*)
  • Fri, 26 Dec - rest day
  • Sat, 27 Dec - day 3 - India 2nd innings 82/2 (AL Wadekar 36*, GR Viswanath 31*)
  • Sun, 28 Dec - day 4 - India 2nd innings 171 (85.2 ov) - end of match
  • Australia's greatest challenge

    In 1969-70 Australia won their series in India in what was a battle between spinners and batsmen ... but it was played against a background of widespread violence