Result
2nd Test, Perth, Dec 16-21 1977, India tour of Australia
402 & 330/9d
(87.2 ov, target 339)
394 & 342/8
Australia won by 2 wickets
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
SM Gavaskar c †Rixon b Clark433280012.12
CPS Chauhan c Gannon b Simpson8815119513058.27
M Amarnath c Gannon b Thomson901562287057.69
GR Viswanath  b Thomson3855507069.09
DB Vengsarkar c †Rixon b Clark49761057064.47
BP Patel c †Rixon b Thomson3890037.50
SMH Kirmani c †Rixon b Thomson3864765059.37
S Venkataraghavan c Simpson b Gannon3760834061.66
S Madan Lal  b Gannon43354470122.85
BS Bedi (c) b Gannon34-0075.00
BS Chandrasekhar not out01027000.00
Extras(b 1, nb 8)9
TOTAL(79.6 Ov, RR: 3.78)402
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Sunil Gavaskar), 2-163 (Chetan Chauhan), 3-224 (Gundappa Viswanath), 4-229 (Mohinder Amarnath), 5-235 (Brijesh Patel), 6-311 (Syed Kirmani), 7-319 (Dilip Vengsarkar), 8-383 (Madan Lal), 9-391 (Bishan Bedi), 10-402 (Srinivas Venkataraghavan)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JR Thomson24110143.1500
WM Clark1709524.1900
JB Gannon16.618433.7600
AL Mann1106304.2900
RB Simpson1105013.4000
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
J Dyson c Patel b Bedi532202575024.09
CS Serjeant c †Kirmani b Madan Lal1332402040.62
AD Ogilvie  b Bedi2765874041.53
PM Toohey st †Kirmani b Bedi01313000.00
RB Simpson (c)c Vengsarkar b Venkataraghavan17635538817049.57
SJ Rixon c †Kirmani b Amarnath501151205043.47
KJ Hughes c Patel b Bedi2875803037.33
AL Mann c Vengsarkar b Bedi724201029.16
WM Clark c Patel b Chandrasekhar1544581034.09
JR Thomson c Amarnath b Venkataraghavan052000.00
JB Gannon not out012000.00
Extras(lb 25)25
TOTAL(118.6 Ov, RR: 2.48)394
Fall of wickets: 1-19 (Craig Serjeant), 2-61 (David Ogilvie), 3-65 (Peter Toohey), 4-149 (John Dyson), 5-250 (Steve Rixon), 6-321 (Kim Hughes), 7-341 (Tony Mann), 8-388 (Bob Simpson), 9-388 (Jeff Thomson), 10-394 (Wayne Clark)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
S Madan Lal1515412.7000
M Amarnath1625712.6700
BS Chandrasekhar33.6611412.5300
BS Bedi3168952.1500
S Venkataraghavan2345521.7900
India 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
SM Gavaskar  b Clark12724527120051.83
CPS Chauhan c Ogilvie b Thomson3240567080.00
M Amarnath c †Rixon b Simpson1001752644057.14
GR Viswanath c †Rixon b Clark11110009.09
DB Vengsarkar c Hughes b Gannon937461024.32
BP Patel  b Gannon2740634067.50
SMH Kirmani lbw b Gannon22100100.00
S Venkataraghavan c Hughes b Gannon1441461034.14
S Madan Lal  b Thomson3770042.85
BS Bedi (c)not out038000.00
BS Chandrasekhar not out011000.00
Extras(b 1, lb 4, nb 10)15
TOTAL(73.5 Ov, RR: 3.36)330/9d
Fall of wickets: 1-47 (Chetan Chauhan), 2-240 (Sunil Gavaskar), 3-244 (Gundappa Viswanath), 4-283 (Mohinder Amarnath), 5-287 (Dilip Vengsarkar), 6-289 (Syed Kirmani), 7-327 (Srinivas Venkataraghavan), 8-328 (Brijesh Patel), 9-330 (Madan Lal)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JR Thomson21.536522.2500
WM Clark1818323.4500
JB Gannon1827743.2000
AL Mann804904.5900
RB Simpson824113.8400
Australia 2nd Innings (target: 339 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
J Dyson c Vengsarkar b Bedi419240021.05
CS Serjeant c †Kirmani b Madan Lal1238381031.57
AL Mann c †Kirmani b Bedi10516518310063.63
AD Ogilvie  b Bedi471802084026.11
PM Toohey c Amarnath b Bedi831401647059.28
RB Simpson (c)run out3992953042.39
KJ Hughes lbw b Madan Lal012000.00
SJ Rixon lbw b Bedi2334311067.64
WM Clark not out514180035.71
JR Thomson not out615131040.00
Extras(b 8, lb 10)18
TOTAL(87.2 Ov, RR: 2.93)342/8
Did not bat: JB Gannon 
Fall of wickets: 1-13 (John Dyson), 2-33 (Craig Serjeant), 3-172 (Tony Mann), 4-195 (David Ogilvie), 5-295 (Bob Simpson), 6-296 (Kim Hughes), 7-330 (Peter Toohey), 8-330 (Steve Rixon)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
S Madan Lal1104423.0000
M Amarnath302205.5000
BS Chandrasekhar1506703.3500
BS Bedi30.2610552.6000
S Venkataraghavan2898602.3000
MATCH DETAILS
W.A.C.A. Ground, Perth
TossIndia , elected to bat first
SeriesIndia tour of Australia
Series resultAustralia led the 5-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 811
Season1977/78
Match days16,17,18,20,21 December 1977 (5-day match)
Test debut
John Dyson
Sam Gannon
Umpires
Dick French
Robin Bailhache
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 16 Dec - day 1 - India 1st innings 329/7 (S Venkataraghavan 11*, S Madan Lal 0*)
Sat, 17 Dec - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 171/4 (RB Simpson 52*, SJ Rixon 16*)
Sun, 18 Dec - day 3 - India 2nd innings 67/1 (SM Gavaskar 20*, M Amarnath 10*)
Mon, 19 Dec - rest day
Tue, 20 Dec - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 25/1 (CS Serjeant 9*, AL Mann 6*)
Wed, 21 Dec - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 342/8 (87.2 ov) - end of match