Result
1st Test, Chennai, Sep 11-16 1979, Australia tour of India
(113.4 ov)
390 & 212/7
Match drawn
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AMJ Hilditch c Venkataraghavan b Kapil Dev48121050.00
GM Wood lbw b Doshi33831245039.75
AR Border run out16236041624145.00
KJ Hughes (c)c Venkataraghavan b Doshi10020427610149.01
GN Yallop c Yajurvindra Singh b Doshi1853552033.96
DF Whatmore c Venkataraghavan b Doshi2044363045.45
KJ Wright  b Venkataraghavan2036324055.55
G Dymock lbw b Kapil Dev1658624027.58
RM Hogg c Kapil Dev b Doshi3460075.00
AG Hurst c †Kirmani b Doshi011000.00
JD Higgs not out12126004.76
Extras(b 1, lb 7, nb 4, w 1)13
TOTAL(143.4 Ov, RR: 2.71)390
Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Andrew Hilditch), 2-75 (Graeme Wood), 3-297 (Kim Hughes), 4-318 (Allan Border), 5-339 (Graham Yallop), 6-352 (Dav Whatmore), 7-369 (Kevin Wright), 8-375 (Rodney Hogg), 9-376 (Alan Hurst), 10-390 (Geoff Dymock)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
N Kapil Dev25.439523.7000
KD Ghavri2044902.4500
Yajurvindra Singh912903.2200
S Venkataraghavan461610112.1900
DR Doshi431010362.3900
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
SM Gavaskar (c)c Wood b Hogg50801307062.50
CPS Chauhan c †Wright b Higgs26911153028.57
SMH Kirmani c Border b Hogg572062356027.66
GR Viswanath c Hughes b Higgs1745653037.77
DB Vengsarkar c Whatmore b Higgs657711110184.41
Yashpal Sharma lbw b Higgs521502044034.66
Yajurvindra Singh c †Wright b Yallop1547723031.91
N Kapil Dev c Hurst b Higgs8374104140112.16
KD Ghavri not out2338494060.52
S Venkataraghavan lbw b Higgs419261021.05
DR Doshi c Hogg b Higgs3450075.00
Extras(b 2, lb 5, nb 23)30
TOTAL(130.3 Ov, RR: 3.25)425
Fall of wickets: 1-80 (Chetan Chauhan), 2-89 (Sunil Gavaskar), 3-122 (Gundappa Viswanath), 4-221 (Dilip Vengsarkar), 5-240 (Syed Kirmani), 6-281 (Yajurvindra Singh), 7-371 (Yashpal Sharma), 8-394 (Kapil Dev), 9-417 (Srinivas Venkataraghavan), 10-425 (Dilip Doshi)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RM Hogg2218523.8600
AG Hurst2385102.2100
JD Higgs41.31214373.4400
G Dymock2466502.7000
AR Border1443002.1400
GN Yallop612113.5000
Australia 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AMJ Hilditch lbw b Doshi551882115029.25
GM Wood c Chauhan b Kapil Dev2430050.00
AR Border  b Venkataraghavan501381748036.23
KJ Hughes (c)lbw b Venkataraghavan361251350028.80
GN Yallop run out22325008.69
DF Whatmore c Chauhan b Doshi828261028.57
KJ Wright  b Venkataraghavan524250020.83
G Dymock not out2869853040.57
RM Hogg not out858601013.79
Extras(b 11, lb 4, nb 3)18
TOTAL(113.4 Ov, RR: 1.86)212/7
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Graeme Wood), 2-103 (Allan Border), 3-123 (Andrew Hilditch), 4-127 (Graham Yallop), 5-146 (Dav Whatmore), 6-156 (Kevin Wright), 7-175 (Kim Hughes)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
N Kapil Dev933013.3300
KD Ghavri17.482301.3000
S Venkataraghavan45107731.7100
DR Doshi42156421.5200
MATCH DETAILS
MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of India
Series result6-match series level 0-0
Match numberTest no. 855
Season1979/80
Match days11,12,14,15,16 September 1979 (5-day match)
Test debut
Dilip Doshi
Umpires
Madhav Gothoskar
Swaroop Kishen
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