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
Pakistan 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Majid Khan c †Wright b Hogg1350033.33
Mohsin Khan c Hilditch b Hogg1430392046.66
Zaheer Abbas  b Hogg1127491040.74
Javed Miandad  b Hogg19951312020.00
Asif Iqbal c †Wright b Clark914261064.28
Mushtaq Mohammad (c)c †Wright b Hurst361211522029.75
Wasim Raja  b Hurst1316261081.25
Imran Khan c †Wright b Hurst33901073036.66
Sarfraz Nawaz c †Wright b Sleep35821053042.68
Wasim Bari run out049000.00
Sikander Bakht not out523240021.73
Extras(b 2, lb 7, nb 10, w 1)20
TOTAL(61.7 Ov, RR: 2.37)196
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Majid Khan), 2-22 (Mohsin Khan), 3-28 (Zaheer Abbas), 4-40 (Asif Iqbal), 5-83 (Javed Miandad), 6-99 (Wasim Raja), 7-122 (Mushtaq Mohammad), 8-173 (Imran Khan), 9-177 (Wasim Bari), 10-196 (Sarfraz Nawaz)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RM Hogg1744942.1600
AG Hurst2045532.0600
WM Clark1745612.4700
PR Sleep7.721611.5200
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GM Wood not out523390021.73
AMJ Hilditch c Javed Miandad b Imran Khan317420017.64
AR Border  b Imran Khan20851103023.52
GN Yallop (c) b Imran Khan25791142031.64
KJ Hughes run out1954882035.18
DF Whatmore lbw b Sarfraz Nawaz431472062029.25
PR Sleep c †Wasim Bari b Imran Khan1030350033.33
KJ Wright c Imran Khan b Wasim Raja933431027.27
WM Clark c Mushtaq Mohammad b Wasim Raja921212042.85
RM Hogg run out913191069.23
AG Hurst c & b Sarfraz Nawaz012000.00
Extras(b 1, lb 5, nb 8, w 2)16
TOTAL(61.6 Ov, RR: 2.04)168
Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Andrew Hilditch), 2-53 (Allan Border), 3-63 (Graham Yallop), 4-97 (Kim Hughes), 5-109 (Peter Sleep), 6-140 (Kevin Wright), 7-152 (Wayne Clark), 8-167 (Rodney Hogg), 9-167 (Alan Hurst), 10-168 (Dav Whatmore)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Imran Khan1882641.0800
Sarfraz Nawaz21.663921.3400
Sikander Bakht1012902.1700
Mushtaq Mohammad703503.7500
Wasim Raja502323.4500
Pakistan 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Majid Khan  b Border10815721916068.78
Mohsin Khan c & b Hogg1421282066.66
Zaheer Abbas  b Hogg591051498056.19
Javed Miandad c †Wright b Border1657652028.07
Asif Iqbal lbw b Hogg441191533236.97
Mushtaq Mohammad (c)c sub (JD Higgs) b Sleep2875934037.33
Wasim Raja c †Wright b Hurst2853732052.83
Imran Khan c Clark b Hurst2854713051.85
Sarfraz Nawaz lbw b Hurst1380033.33
Wasim Bari not out820260040.00
Extras(b 4, lb 6, nb 9)19
TOTAL(81.5 Ov, RR: 3.24)353/9d
Did not bat: Sikander Bakht 
Fall of wickets: 1-30 (Mohsin Khan), 2-165 (Zaheer Abbas), 3-204 (Majid Khan), 4-209 (Javed Miandad), 5-261 (Mushtaq Mohammad), 6-299 (Asif Iqbal), 7-330 (Wasim Raja), 8-332 (Sarfraz Nawaz), 9-353 (Imran Khan)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RM Hogg1927532.9600
AG Hurst19.5111534.3900
WM Clark2164701.6700
PR Sleep806215.8100
AR Border1453521.8700
Australia 2nd Innings (target: 382 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
DF Whatmore  b Sarfraz Nawaz1548781031.25
AMJ Hilditch  b Sarfraz Nawaz621321592046.96
AR Border  b Sarfraz Nawaz1052753787038.18
GN Yallop (c)run out836550022.22
KJ Hughes c Mohsin Khan b Sarfraz Nawaz842092678140.19
GM Wood c †Wasim Bari b Sarfraz Nawaz012000.00
PR Sleep  b Sarfraz Nawaz0510000.00
KJ Wright not out12640003.84
WM Clark  b Sarfraz Nawaz012000.00
RM Hogg lbw b Sarfraz Nawaz01422000.00
AG Hurst c †Wasim Bari b Sarfraz Nawaz022000.00
Extras(b 13, lb 13, nb 9)35
TOTAL(92.4 Ov, RR: 2.51)310
Fall of wickets: 1-49 (Dav Whatmore), 2-109 (Andrew Hilditch), 3-128 (Graham Yallop), 4-305 (Allan Border), 5-305 (Graeme Wood), 6-306 (Peter Sleep), 7-308 (Kim Hughes), 8-309 (Wayne Clark), 9-310 (Rodney Hogg), 10-310 (Alan Hurst)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Imran Khan2797302.0200
Sarfraz Nawaz35.478691.8100
Sikander Bakht702903.1000
Mushtaq Mohammad1104202.8600
Wasim Raja301102.7500
Majid Khan913402.8300
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
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 10 Mar - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 1/0 (GM Wood 1*, AMJ Hilditch 0*)
Sun, 11 Mar - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 168
Mon, 12 Mar - day 3 - Pakistan 2nd innings 279/5 (Asif Iqbal 41*, Wasim Raja 2*)
Tue, 13 Mar - rest day
Wed, 14 Mar - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 117/2 (AR Border 25*, GN Yallop 3*)
Thu, 15 Mar - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 310 (92.4 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • GM Wood (1) retired hurt on 4* from 10/0 to 167/9