Result
5th Test, India tour of Australia at Adelaide, Jan 28 - Feb 3 1978
505 & 256
(141.4 ov, target 493)
269 & 445
Australia won by 47 runs
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GM Wood st †Kirmani b Chandrasekhar39-10450-
WM Darling c Vengsarkar b Chandrasekhar65-12530-
GN Yallop c Gavaskar b Amarnath121-227130-
PM Toohey c Gavaskar b Chandrasekhar60-8971-
RB Simpson (c)c Viswanath b Ghavri1002002646050.00
GJ Cosier  b Ghavri1-700-
SJ Rixon  b Bedi32-7900-
B Yardley c & b Ghavri22-4610-
JR Thomson c Ghavri b Chandrasekhar24-5510-
WM Clark  b Chandrasekhar0-400-
IW Callen not out22-4021-
Extras(b 4, lb 14, nb 1)19
TOTAL(112.4 Ov, RR: 3.36)505
Fall of wickets: 1-89 (Graeme Wood), 2-110 (Rick Darling), 3-230 (Peter Toohey), 4-334 (Graham Yallop), 5-337 (Gary Cosier), 6-406 (Steve Rixon), 7-450 (Bruce Yardley), 8-457 (Bob Simpson), 9-458 (Wayne Clark), 10-505 (Jeff Thomson)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
KD Ghavri2229333.1700
M Amarnath1204512.8100
BS Bedi34112712.8000
EAS Prasanna1014803.6000
BS Chandrasekhar29.4013653.4500
AD Gaekwad503705.5500
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
SM Gavaskar c Toohey b Thomson718241038.88
CPS Chauhan c Cosier b Clark1520312075.00
M Amarnath c Cosier b Thomson053000.00
GR Viswanath c †Rixon b Callen891751956050.85
DB Vengsarkar c †Rixon b Callen442032142021.67
AD Gaekwad c †Rixon b Callen2787951031.03
SMH Kirmani run out48951176050.52
KD Ghavri c Simpson b Clark315150020.00
EAS Prasanna not out1540501037.50
BS Bedi (c)c sub (KJ Hughes) b Clark68161075.00
BS Chandrasekhar c & b Clark2320066.66
Extras(b 4, lb 1, nb 8)13
TOTAL(82.2 Ov, RR: 2.45)269
Fall of wickets: 1-23 (Sunil Gavaskar), 2-23 (Mohinder Amarnath), 3-23 (Chetan Chauhan), 4-159 (Gundappa Viswanath), 5-166 (Dilip Vengsarkar), 6-216 (Anshuman Gaekwad), 7-226 (Karsan Ghavri), 8-249 (Syed Kirmani), 9-263 (Bishan Bedi), 10-269 (Bhagwath Chandrasekhar)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JR Thomson3.311222.6600
WM Clark20.766242.2200
IW Callen2208332.8200
GJ Cosier43400.7500
B Yardley2366202.0200
RB Simpson903302.7500
Australia 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GM Wood c Vengsarkar b Bedi824350033.33
WM Darling  b Bedi561221167045.90
GN Yallop  b Bedi2451701047.05
PM Toohey c †Kirmani b Prasanna1039441025.64
RB Simpson (c)lbw b Ghavri51-17710-
GJ Cosier st †Kirmani b Bedi34105904032.38
SJ Rixon run out13-5010-
B Yardley c Vengsarkar b Ghavri26-4840-
WM Clark lbw b Ghavri1-2300-
IW Callen not out4-2600-
JR Thomson c Amarnath b Ghavri3-1000-
Extras(b 5, lb 15, nb 3, w 3)26
TOTAL(82.5 Ov, RR: 2.32)256
Fall of wickets: 1-17 (Graeme Wood), 2-84 (Graham Yallop), 3-95 (Rick Darling), 4-107 (Peter Toohey), 5-172 (Gary Cosier), 6-210 (Steve Rixon), 7-214 (Bob Simpson), 8-240 (Wayne Clark), 9-248 (Bruce Yardley), 10-256 (Jeff Thomson)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
KD Ghavri10.524543.1700
M Amarnath401202.2500
BS Bedi2035341.9800
EAS Prasanna3476811.5000
BS Chandrasekhar1405202.7800
India 2nd Innings (target: 493 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
SM Gavaskar c †Rixon b Callen2954293053.70
CPS Chauhan c Wood b Yardley3261993052.45
M Amarnath c Callen b Yardley86-31770-
GR Viswanath c Simpson b Clark73-18870-
DB Vengsarkar c Toohey b Yardley78-18860-
AD Gaekwad c & b Yardley12-9910-
SMH Kirmani  b Clark511241467041.12
KD Ghavri c sub (KJ Hughes) b Callen23901093025.55
EAS Prasanna not out1033480030.30
BS Bedi (c)c Cosier b Callen1621260076.19
BS Chandrasekhar c †Rixon b Simpson2740028.57
Extras(b 6, lb 11, nb 16)33
TOTAL(141.4 Ov, RR: 2.35)445
Fall of wickets: 1-40 (Sunil Gavaskar), 2-79 (Chetan Chauhan), 3-210 (Gundappa Viswanath), 4-256 (Mohinder Amarnath), 5-323 (Anshuman Gaekwad), 6-348 (Dilip Vengsarkar), 7-415 (Karsan Ghavri), 8-417 (Syed Kirmani), 9-442 (Bishan Bedi), 10-445 (Bhagwath Chandrasekhar)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WM Clark2967922.0400
IW Callen33510832.4500
GJ Cosier1362101.2100
B Yardley43613442.3300
RB Simpson23.467012.2300
MATCH DETAILS
Adelaide Oval
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesIndia tour of Australia
Series resultAustralia won the 5-match series 3-2
Match numberTest no. 816
Season1977/78
Match days28,29,30 January, 1,2,3 February 1978 (6-day match)
Test debut
Graeme Wood
Rick Darling
Bruce Yardley
Ian Callen
Umpires
Dick French
Max O'Connell
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 28 Jan - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 353/5 (RB Simpson 54*, SJ Rixon 8*)
Sun, 29 Jan - day 2 - India 1st innings 131/3 (GR Viswanath 79*, DB Vengsarkar 26*)
Mon, 30 Jan - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 103/3 (PM Toohey 9*, RB Simpson 2*)
Tue, 31 Jan - rest day
Wed, 01 Feb - day 4 - India 2nd innings 101/2 (M Amarnath 21*, GR Viswanath 9*)
Thu, 02 Feb - day 5 - India 2nd innings 362/6 (SMH Kirmani 14*, KD Ghavri 6*)
Fri, 03 Feb - day 6 - India 2nd innings 445 (141.4 ov) - end of match