Result
1st Test, Brisbane, Dec 2-6 1977, India tour of Australia
166 & 327
(84.7 ov, target 341)
153 & 324
Australia won by 16 runs
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
PA Hibbert c †Kirmani b Amarnath1377891016.88
GJ Cosier c Madan Lal b Amarnath1932512059.37
AD Ogilvie c Viswanath b Bedi58151062.50
CS Serjeant c Gavaskar b Bedi042000.00
RB Simpson (c)c Gavaskar b Bedi76510116.66
PM Toohey st †Kirmani b Bedi8214214211157.74
AL Mann lbw b Madan Lal1954432035.18
SJ Rixon c Amarnath b Bedi914211064.28
WM Clark c Gavaskar b Chandrasekhar411130036.36
JR Thomson  b Chandrasekhar318190016.66
AG Hurst not out0924000.00
Extras(b 3, lb 1, w 1)5
TOTAL(46.7 Ov, RR: 2.65)166
Fall of wickets: 1-24 (Gary Cosier), 2-33 (David Ogilvie), 3-33 (Craig Serjeant), 4-43 (Bob Simpson), 5-49 (Paul Hibbert), 6-90 (Tony Mann), 7-107 (Steve Rixon), 8-112 (Wayne Clark), 9-132 (Jeff Thomson), 10-166 (Peter Toohey)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
S Madan Lal1032712.0200
M Amarnath1344322.4800
BS Bedi13.735552.9700
EAS Prasanna42200.3700
BS Chandrasekhar613424.2500
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
SM Gavaskar c Cosier b Clark314180021.42
DB Vengsarkar hit wicket b Thomson481151653041.73
M Amarnath lbw b Clark01720000.00
GR Viswanath c Hurst b Mann45901115050.00
BP Patel c Serjeant b Clark1327311048.14
AV Mankad c †Rixon b Thomson0914000.00
S Madan Lal  b Clark45141080.00
SMH Kirmani c Ogilvie b Thomson1153720020.75
EAS Prasanna c Thomson b Mann2361623037.70
BS Bedi (c)not out26110033.33
BS Chandrasekhar lbw b Mann087000.00
Extras(nb 4)4
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 2.29)153
Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Sunil Gavaskar), 2-15 (Mohinder Amarnath), 3-90 (Gundappa Viswanath), 4-108 (Dilip Vengsarkar), 5-110 (Brijesh Patel), 6-112 (Ashok Mankad), 7-119 (Madan Lal), 8-149 (Erapalli Prasanna), 9-151 (Syed Kirmani), 10-153 (Bhagwath Chandrasekhar)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JR Thomson1615432.5300
WM Clark1854641.9100
AG Hurst703103.3200
GJ Cosier31601.5000
AL Mann601231.5000
Australia 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
PA Hibbert lbw b Madan Lal212120016.66
GJ Cosier c Prasanna b Madan Lal022000.00
AD Ogilvie  b Chandrasekhar461581702029.11
CS Serjeant  b Amarnath022000.00
RB Simpson (c)c Viswanath b Amarnath892693117033.08
PM Toohey c Bedi b Chandrasekhar57105947054.28
AL Mann c Amarnath b Madan Lal2956661051.78
SJ Rixon c †Kirmani b Madan Lal619291031.57
WM Clark  b Madan Lal1236451033.33
JR Thomson not out4153614277.35
AG Hurst run out26233021113.04
Extras(b 6, lb 11, nb 2)19
TOTAL(91.5 Ov, RR: 2.67)327
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Gary Cosier), 2-6 (Paul Hibbert), 3-7 (Craig Serjeant), 4-100 (David Ogilvie), 5-184 (Peter Toohey), 6-233 (Bob Simpson), 7-237 (Tony Mann), 8-246 (Steve Rixon), 9-277 (Wayne Clark), 10-327 (Alan Hurst)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
S Madan Lal1927252.8400
M Amarnath812422.2500
BS Bedi18.527102.8500
EAS Prasanna2045902.2100
BS Chandrasekhar2668222.3600
India 2nd Innings (target: 341 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
SM Gavaskar c †Rixon b Clark11326432012042.80
DB Vengsarkar  b Clark12100050.00
M Amarnath c †Rixon b Thomson47791005059.49
GR Viswanath c Ogilvie b Thomson3585844041.17
BP Patel lbw b Thomson3680050.00
AV Mankad  b Hurst2160562035.00
SMH Kirmani c Serjeant b Hurst551331374041.35
S Madan Lal c †Rixon b Clark29120022.22
EAS Prasanna c Hibbert b Clark811291072.72
BS Bedi (c)not out2630504086.66
BS Chandrasekhar c †Rixon b Thomson0710000.00
Extras(lb 6, nb 7)13
TOTAL(84.7 Ov, RR: 2.86)324
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Dilip Vengsarkar), 2-88 (Mohinder Amarnath), 3-147 (Gundappa Viswanath), 4-151 (Brijesh Patel), 5-196 (Ashok Mankad), 6-243 (Sunil Gavaskar), 7-251 (Madan Lal), 8-275 (Erapalli Prasanna), 9-318 (Syed Kirmani), 10-324 (Bhagwath Chandrasekhar)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JR Thomson19.717642.8600
WM Clark26110142.9100
AG Hurst1535022.5000
GJ Cosier511001.5000
AL Mann1535202.6000
RB Simpson402204.1200
MATCH DETAILS
Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesIndia tour of Australia
Series resultAustralia led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 809
Season1977/78
Match days2,3,4,6 December 1977 (5-day match)
Test debut
Paul Hibbert
David Ogilvie
Peter Toohey
Tony Mann
Steve Rixon
Wayne Clark
Umpires
Tom Brooks
Max O'Connell
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 02 Dec - day 1 - India 1st innings 13/1 (DB Vengsarkar 10*, M Amarnath 0*)
Sat, 03 Dec - day 2 - Australia 2nd innings 62/3 (AD Ogilvie 29*, RB Simpson 27*)
Sun, 04 Dec - day 3 - India 2nd innings 51/1 (SM Gavaskar 15*, M Amarnath 32*)
Mon, 05 Dec - rest day
Tue, 06 Dec - day 4 - India 2nd innings 324 (84.7 ov) - end of match