Result
1st Test, Melbourne, Mar 10-15 1979, Pakistan tour of Australia
196 & 353/9d
(92.4 ov, target 382)
168 & 310
Pakistan won by 71 runs
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Scorecard summary
Pakistan196(61.7 overs)1st Innings
Australia168(61.6 overs)1st Innings
Dav Whatmore43 (147)
Imran Khan4/26(18)
Wasim Raja2/23(5)
Pakistan353/9d(81.5 overs)2nd Innings
Majid Khan108 (157)
Zaheer Abbas59 (105)
Rodney Hogg3/75(19)
Alan Hurst3/115(19.5)
Australia310(92.4 overs)2nd Innings
Allan Border105 (275)
Kim Hughes84 (209)
Sarfraz Nawaz9/86(35.4)
Imran Khan0/73(27)
Match details
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia , elected to field first
SeriesPakistan tour of Australia
Series resultPakistan led the 2-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 849
Season1978/79
Match days10,11,12,14,15 March 1979 (5-day match)
Test debut
Dav Whatmore
Peter Sleep
Umpires
Mick Harvey
Robin Bailhache
Balls per over8