Result
3rd Test, Melbourne, Feb 7-11 1981, India tour of Australia
237 & 324
(48.4 ov, target 143)
419 & 83
India won by 59 runs
Player Of The Match
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
SM Gavaskar (c)c Hughes b Pascoe1070930014.28
CPS Chauhan c Yardley b Pascoe035000.00
DB Vengsarkar c Border b Lillee1228391042.85
GR Viswanath c Chappell b Yardley11422227411051.35
SM Patil c Hughes b Lillee2333474069.69
Yashpal Sharma c †Marsh b Lillee49120044.44
N Kapil Dev c Hughes b Pascoe513171038.46
SMH Kirmani c †Marsh b Lillee2544581056.81
KD Ghavri run out02125000.00
NS Yadav not out2055792036.36
DR Doshi c Walters b Yardley01616000.00
Extras(b 1, lb 8, nb 9, w 6)24
TOTAL(84 Ov, RR: 2.82, 337 Mts)237
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Chetan Chauhan), 2-22 (Dilip Vengsarkar), 3-43 (Sunil Gavaskar), 4-91 (Sandeep Patil), 5-99 (Yashpal Sharma), 6-115 (Kapil Dev), 7-164 (Syed Kirmani), 8-190 (Karsan Ghavri), 9-230 (Gundappa Viswanath), 10-237 (Dilip Doshi)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DK Lillee2566542.6000
LS Pascoe22112931.3100
GS Chappell52901.8000
B Yardley1334523.4600
JD Higgs1926503.4200
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
J Dyson c †Kirmani b Kapil Dev1641420039.02
GM Wood c Doshi b Ghavri1025490040.00
GS Chappell (c)c & b Ghavri761752276043.42
KJ Hughes c Chauhan b Yadav2464814037.50
AR Border  b Yadav12426530312046.79
KD Walters st †Kirmani b Doshi781482096052.70
RW Marsh c sub (KBJ Azad) b Doshi451181293038.13
B Yardley lbw b Doshi052000.00
DK Lillee c & b Patil1972772026.38
LS Pascoe lbw b Patil317180017.64
JD Higgs not out11515006.66
Extras(b 12, lb 6, nb 5)23
TOTAL(156.3 Ov, RR: 2.67, 580 Mts)419
Fall of wickets: 1-30 (John Dyson), 2-32 (Graeme Wood), 3-81 (Kim Hughes), 4-189 (Greg Chappell), 5-320 (Allan Border), 6-356 (Doug Walters), 7-356 (Bruce Yardley), 8-413 (Dennis Lillee), 9-413 (Rod Marsh), 10-419 (Len Pascoe)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
N Kapil Dev1974112.1500
DR Doshi521410932.0900
KD Ghavri39411022.8200
NS Yadav32610023.1200
CPS Chauhan20804.0000
SM Patil12.342822.2400
India 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
SM Gavaskar (c)lbw b Lillee701802265038.88
CPS Chauhan c Yardley b Lillee8519824312042.92
DB Vengsarkar c †Marsh b Pascoe41911163045.05
GR Viswanath  b Lillee3072943041.66
SM Patil c Chappell b Yardley36264610138.46
Yashpal Sharma  b Pascoe923181039.13
SMH Kirmani run out917420052.94
N Kapil Dev  b Yardley012000.00
KD Ghavri not out1142391026.19
DR Doshi  b Lillee712171058.33
NS Yadav absent hurt-
Extras(b 11, lb 8, nb 7)26
TOTAL(109.1 Ov, RR: 2.96, 424 Mts)324
Fall of wickets: 1-165 (Sunil Gavaskar), 2-176 (Chetan Chauhan), 3-243 (Gundappa Viswanath), 4-245 (Dilip Vengsarkar), 5-260 (Yashpal Sharma), 6-296 (Sandeep Patil), 7-296 (Kapil Dev), 8-308 (Syed Kirmani), 9-324 (Dilip Doshi)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DK Lillee32.1510443.2300
LS Pascoe2948022.7500
JD Higgs1534102.7300
B Yardley31116522.0900
AR Border20804.0000
Australia 2nd Innings (target: 143 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
J Dyson c †Kirmani b Ghavri324270012.50
GM Wood st †Kirmani b Doshi1041560024.39
GS Chappell (c) b Ghavri011000.00
KJ Hughes  b Doshi1649651032.65
B Yardley  b Kapil Dev758731012.06
AR Border c †Kirmani b Kapil Dev924511037.50
KD Walters not out1860711030.00
RW Marsh  b Kapil Dev38170037.50
DK Lillee  b Kapil Dev4571080.00
LS Pascoe run out615150040.00
JD Higgs lbw b Kapil Dev0913000.00
Extras(lb 5, nb 2)7
TOTAL(48.4 Ov, RR: 1.7, 203 Mts)83
Fall of wickets: 1-11 (John Dyson), 2-11 (Greg Chappell), 3-18 (Graeme Wood), 4-40 (Kim Hughes), 5-50 (Bruce Yardley), 6-55 (Allan Border), 7-61 (Rod Marsh), 8-69 (Dennis Lillee), 9-79 (Len Pascoe), 10-83 (Jim Higgs)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
KD Ghavri841021.2500
SM Patil20502.5000
DR Doshi2293321.5000
N Kapil Dev16.442851.6800
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia , elected to field first
SeriesIndia tour of Australia
Player Of The Match
Gundappa Viswanath
Player Of The Series
Dennis Lillee
Series result3-match series drawn 1-1
Match numberTest no. 895
Season1980/81
Match days7,8,9,10,11 February 1981 (5-day match)
Umpires
Rex Whitehead
Mel Johnson
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 07 Feb - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 12/0 (J Dyson 9*, GM Wood 1*)
Sun, 08 Feb - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 272/4 (AR Border 95*, KD Walters 36*)
Mon, 09 Feb - day 3 - India 2nd innings 108/0 (SM Gavaskar 59*, CPS Chauhan 41*)
Tue, 10 Feb - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 24/3 (KJ Hughes 4*, B Yardley 4*)
Wed, 11 Feb - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 83 (48.4 ov) - end of match