result
4th Test, Sydney, Jan 26 - 31 1968, India tour of Australia
317 & 292
(73.6 ov, target 342)268 & 197
Australia won by 144 runs
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Bill Lawry (c)c †Engineer b Prasanna661131525058.40
Bob Cowper  b Abid Ali3255603058.18
Paul Sheahan c & b Bedi721471674048.97
Doug Walters not out 941912485049.21
Les Joslin c Wadekar b Prasanna724200029.16
Bob Simpson  b Bedi729141024.13
Ian Chappell run out 02217000.00
Barry Jarman c †Engineer b Surti429340013.79
Eric Freeman lbw b Kulkarni1124180045.83
Neil Hawke c †Engineer b Kulkarni11060010.00
John Gleeson lbw b Prasanna1454511025.92
Extras(b 2, lb 4, nb 3)9
TOTAL(86.6 Ov, RR: 3.65)317
Fall of wickets: 1-61 (Bob Cowper), 2-136 (Bill Lawry), 3-219 (Paul Sheahan), 4-228 (Les Joslin), 5-239 (Bob Simpson), 6-242 (Ian Chappell), 7-256 (Barry Jarman), 8-275 (Eric Freeman), 9-277 (Neil Hawke), 10-317 (John Gleeson)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Umesh Kulkarni1707323.22---00
Rusi Surti1116414.36---00
Syed Abid Ali1515812.90---00
Motganhalli Jaisimha20903.37---00
Bishan Bedi2144221.50---00
Erapalli Prasanna20.656232.24---00
India 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Farokh Engineer c Chappell b Walters1744491038.63
Syed Abid Ali hit wicket b Gleeson781231245063.41
Ajit Wadekar c & b Cowper491411516034.75
Rusi Surti  b Simpson2986823033.72
Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi (c)c Simpson b Freeman511391408036.69
Motganhalli Jaisimha c †Jarman b Simpson01611000.00
Bapu Nadkarni c Sheahan b Simpson011000.00
Erapalli Prasanna c Cowper b Freeman2688782029.54
Chandu Borde lbw b Freeman021000.00
Bishan Bedi c Simpson b Freeman832431025.00
Umesh Kulkarni not out 1126008.33
Extras(b 4, lb 2, nb 3)9
TOTAL(85.1 Ov, RR: 3.14)268
Fall of wickets: 1-56 (Farokh Engineer), 2-111 (Syed Abid Ali), 3-178 (Ajit Wadekar), 4-178 (Rusi Surti), 5-184 (Motganhalli Jaisimha), 6-184 (Bapu Nadkarni), 7-236 (Erapalli Prasanna), 8-236 (Chandu Borde), 9-267 (Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi), 10-268 (Bishan Bedi)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Neil Hawke1825102.12---00
Eric Freeman18.128643.55---00
Doug Walters402013.75---00
John Gleeson1234012.50---00
Bob Cowper1252111.31---00
Bob Simpson20103831.42---00
Ian Chappell10302.25---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Bill Lawry (c)c sub b Nadkarni52921115056.52
Bob Cowper st †Engineer b Prasanna16534532113047.82
Bob Simpson run out 2079750025.31
Paul Sheahan c Wadekar b Jaisimha2248623045.83
Doug Walters run out 521180023.80
Les Joslin c Abid Ali b Bedi2440050.00
Ian Chappell lbw b Prasanna22119009.52
Barry Jarman run out 528351017.85
Eric Freeman c sub b Prasanna811111072.72
Neil Hawke c Abid Ali b Prasanna419161021.05
John Gleeson not out 416121025.00
Extras(b 1, lb 1, nb 1)3
TOTAL(85.3 Ov, RR: 3.42)292
Fall of wickets: 1-111 (Bill Lawry), 2-166 (Bob Simpson), 3-222 (Paul Sheahan), 4-240 (Doug Walters), 5-243 (Les Joslin), 6-260 (Ian Chappell), 7-271 (Bob Cowper), 8-278 (Barry Jarman), 9-286 (Eric Freeman), 10-292 (Neil Hawke)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Umesh Kulkarni803102.90---00
Rusi Surti814904.59---00
Syed Abid Ali20702.62---00
Motganhalli Jaisimha10211.50---00
Bishan Bedi2156612.35---00
Erapalli Prasanna29.349642.45---00
Bapu Nadkarni1633811.78---00
India 2nd INNINGS (target: 342 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Farokh Engineer c Simpson b Gleeson3772816051.38
Syed Abid Ali c Simpson b Cowper811651643049.09
Ajit Wadekar lbw b Cowper1844382040.90
Rusi Surti c Chappell b Simpson261071001024.29
Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi (c)c Chappell b Simpson648300012.50
Motganhalli Jaisimha c Gleeson b Cowper13102841012.74
Chandu Borde c Simpson b Cowper41040040.00
Bapu Nadkarni c Sheahan b Simpson648300012.50
Erapalli Prasanna  b Simpson031000.00
Bishan Bedi  b Simpson2340066.66
Umesh Kulkarni not out 11610006.25
Extras(lb 3)3
TOTAL(73.6 Ov, RR: 2.67)197
Fall of wickets: 1-83 (Farokh Engineer), 2-120 (Ajit Wadekar), 3-145 (Syed Abid Ali), 4-164 (Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi), 5-175 (Rusi Surti), 6-180 (Chandu Borde), 7-193 (Bapu Nadkarni), 8-193 (Erapalli Prasanna), 9-195 (Bishan Bedi), 10-197 (Motganhalli Jaisimha)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Neil Hawke622202.75---00
Eric Freeman402604.87---00
Doug Walters311102.75---00
John Gleeson1242711.68---00
Bob Cowper25.6124941.42---00
Bob Simpson2355951.92---00
MATCH DETAILS
Sydney Cricket Ground
TossIndia, elected to field first
SeriesIndia tour of Australia
Season1967/68
Series resultAustralia won the 4-match series 4-0
Match numberTest no. 628
Match daysday(5-day match)
Test debut
Les Joslin
Les Joslin
Umpires
Australia Image
Col Egar
Australia Image
Lou Rowan
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 26 Jan - day 1 -Australia 1st innings 245/6 (Doug Walters 50*, Barry Jarman 2*, null ov)
Sat, 27 Jan - day 2 -India 1st innings 196/6 (Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi 14*, Erapalli Prasanna 4*, null ov)
Sun, 28 Jan - rest day
Mon, 29 Jan - day 3 -Australia 2nd innings 222/3 (Bob Cowper 126*, null ov)
Tue, 30 Jan - day 4 -India 2nd innings 193/6 (Motganhalli Jaisimha 12*, Bapu Nadkarni 6*, null ov)
Wed, 31 Jan - day 5 -India 2nd innings 197/10 (73.6 ov) - end of match