result
1st Test, Brisbane, Dec 2 - 6 1977, India tour of Australia
166 & 327
(target 341)153 & 324
Australia won by 16 runs
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Paul Hibbert c †Kirmani b Amarnath1377891016.88
Gary Cosier c Madan Lal b Amarnath1932512059.37
David Ogilvie c Viswanath b Bedi58151062.50
Craig Serjeant c Gavaskar b Bedi042000.00
Bob Simpson (c)c Gavaskar b Bedi76510116.66
Peter Toohey st †Kirmani b Bedi8214214211157.74
Tony Mann lbw b Madan Lal1954432035.18
Steve Rixon c Amarnath b Bedi914211064.28
Wayne Clark c Gavaskar b Chandrasekhar411130036.36
Jeff Thomson  b Chandrasekhar318190016.66
Alan Hurst not out 0924000.00
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
Madan Lal1032712.02---00
Mohinder Amarnath1344322.48---00
Bishan Bedi13.735552.97---00
Erapalli Prasanna42200.37---00
Bhagwath Chandrasekhar613424.25---00
India 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sunil Gavaskar c Cosier b Clark314180021.42
Dilip Vengsarkar hit wicket b Thomson481151653041.73
Mohinder Amarnath lbw b Clark01720000.00
Gundappa Viswanath c Hurst b Mann45901115050.00
Brijesh Patel c Serjeant b Clark1327311048.14
Ashok Mankad c †Rixon b Thomson0914000.00
Madan Lal  b Clark45141080.00
Syed Kirmani c Ogilvie b Thomson1153720020.75
Erapalli Prasanna c Thomson b Mann2361623037.70
Bishan Bedi (c)not out 26110033.33
Bhagwath 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
Jeff Thomson1615432.53---00
Wayne Clark1854641.91---00
Alan Hurst703103.32---00
Gary Cosier31601.50---00
Tony Mann601231.50---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Paul Hibbert lbw b Madan Lal212120016.66
Gary Cosier c Prasanna b Madan Lal022000.00
David Ogilvie  b Chandrasekhar461581702029.11
Craig Serjeant  b Amarnath022000.00
Bob Simpson (c)c Viswanath b Amarnath892693117033.08
Peter Toohey c Bedi b Chandrasekhar57105947054.28
Tony Mann c Amarnath b Madan Lal2956661051.78
Steve Rixon c †Kirmani b Madan Lal619291031.57
Wayne Clark  b Madan Lal1236451033.33
Jeff Thomson not out 4153614277.35
Alan Hurst run out 26233021113.04
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
Madan Lal1927252.84---00
Mohinder Amarnath812422.25---00
Bishan Bedi18.527102.85---00
Erapalli Prasanna2045902.21---00
Bhagwath Chandrasekhar2668222.36---00
India 2nd INNINGS (target: 341 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sunil Gavaskar c †Rixon b Clark11326432012042.80
Dilip Vengsarkar  b Clark12100050.00
Mohinder Amarnath c †Rixon b Thomson47791005059.49
Gundappa Viswanath c Ogilvie b Thomson3585844041.17
Brijesh Patel lbw b Thomson3680050.00
Ashok Mankad  b Hurst2160562035.00
Syed Kirmani c Serjeant b Hurst551331374041.35
Madan Lal c †Rixon b Clark29120022.22
Erapalli Prasanna c Hibbert b Clark811291072.72
Bishan Bedi (c)not out 2630504086.66
Bhagwath 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
Jeff Thomson19.717642.86---00
Wayne Clark26110142.91---00
Alan Hurst1535022.50---00
Gary Cosier511001.50---00
Tony Mann1535202.60---00
Bob Simpson402204.12---00
MATCH DETAILS
Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesIndia tour of Australia
Season1977/78
Series resultAustralia led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 809
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
David Ogilvie
David Ogilvie
Paul Hibbert
Paul Hibbert
Peter Toohey
Peter Toohey
Steve Rixon
Steve Rixon
Tony Mann
Tony Mann
Wayne Clark
Wayne Clark
Umpires
Australia Image
Max O'Connell
Australia Image
Tom Brooks
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 02 Dec - day 1 - India 1st innings 13/1 (Dilip Vengsarkar 10*, Mohinder Amarnath 0*)
Sat, 03 Dec - day 2 - Australia 2nd innings 62/3 (David Ogilvie 29*, Bob Simpson 27*)
Sun, 04 Dec - day 3 - India 2nd innings 51/1 (Sunil Gavaskar 15*, Mohinder Amarnath 32*)
Mon, 05 Dec - rest day
Tue, 06 Dec - day 4 - India 2nd innings 324 (84.7 ov) - end of match