result
2nd Test, Perth, Dec 16 - 21 1977, India tour of Australia
402 & 330/9d
(target 339)394 & 342/8
Australia won by 2 wickets
India 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sunil Gavaskar c †Rixon b Clark433280012.12
Chetan Chauhan c Gannon b Simpson8815119513058.27
Mohinder Amarnath c Gannon b Thomson901562287057.69
Gundappa Viswanath  b Thomson3855507069.09
Dilip Vengsarkar c †Rixon b Clark49761057064.47
Brijesh Patel c †Rixon b Thomson3890037.50
Syed Kirmani c †Rixon b Thomson3864765059.37
Srinivas Venkataraghavan c Simpson b Gannon3760834061.66
Madan Lal  b Gannon43354470122.85
Bishan Bedi (c) b Gannon34-0075.00
Bhagwath Chandrasekhar not out 01027000.00
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
Jeff Thomson24110143.15---00
Wayne Clark1709524.19---00
Sam Gannon16.618433.76---00
Tony Mann1106304.29---00
Bob Simpson1105013.40---00
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
John Dyson c Patel b Bedi532202575024.09
Craig Serjeant c †Kirmani b Madan Lal1332402040.62
David Ogilvie  b Bedi2765874041.53
Peter Toohey st †Kirmani b Bedi01313000.00
Bob Simpson (c)c Vengsarkar b Venkataraghavan17635538817049.57
Steve Rixon c †Kirmani b Amarnath501151205043.47
Kim Hughes c Patel b Bedi2875803037.33
Tony Mann c Vengsarkar b Bedi724201029.16
Wayne Clark c Patel b Chandrasekhar1544581034.09
Jeff Thomson c Amarnath b Venkataraghavan052000.00
Sam Gannon not out 012000.00
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
Madan Lal1515412.70---00
Mohinder Amarnath1625712.67---00
Bhagwath Chandrasekhar33.6611412.53---00
Bishan Bedi3168952.15---00
Srinivas Venkataraghavan2345521.79---00
India 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sunil Gavaskar  b Clark12724527120051.83
Chetan Chauhan c Ogilvie b Thomson3240567080.00
Mohinder Amarnath c †Rixon b Simpson1001752644057.14
Gundappa Viswanath c †Rixon b Clark11110009.09
Dilip Vengsarkar c Hughes b Gannon937461024.32
Brijesh Patel  b Gannon2740634067.50
Syed Kirmani lbw b Gannon22100100.00
Srinivas Venkataraghavan c Hughes b Gannon1441461034.14
Madan Lal  b Thomson3770042.85
Bishan Bedi (c)not out 038000.00
Bhagwath Chandrasekhar not out 011000.00
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
Jeff Thomson21.536522.25---00
Wayne Clark1818323.45---00
Sam Gannon1827743.20---00
Tony Mann804904.59---00
Bob Simpson824113.84---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS (target: 339 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
John Dyson c Vengsarkar b Bedi419240021.05
Craig Serjeant c †Kirmani b Madan Lal1238381031.57
Tony Mann c †Kirmani b Bedi10516518310063.63
David Ogilvie  b Bedi471802084026.11
Peter Toohey c Amarnath b Bedi831401647059.28
Bob Simpson (c)run out 3992953042.39
Kim Hughes lbw b Madan Lal012000.00
Steve Rixon lbw b Bedi2334311067.64
Wayne Clark not out 514180035.71
Jeff Thomson not out 615131040.00
Extras(b 8, lb 10)18
TOTAL(87.2 Ov, RR: 2.93)342/8
Did not bat: Sam 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
Madan Lal1104423.00---00
Mohinder Amarnath302205.50---00
Bhagwath Chandrasekhar1506703.35---00
Bishan Bedi30.2610552.60---00
Srinivas Venkataraghavan2898602.30---00
MATCH DETAILS
Western Australia Cricket Association Ground, Perth
TossIndia, elected to bat first
SeriesIndia tour of Australia
Season1977/78
Series resultAustralia led the 5-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 811
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
John Dyson
John Dyson
Sam Gannon
Sam Gannon
Umpires
Australia Image
Dick French
Australia Image
Robin Bailhache
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 16 Dec - day 1 - India 1st innings 329/7 (Srinivas Venkataraghavan 11*, Madan Lal 0*)
Sat, 17 Dec - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 171/4 (Bob Simpson 52*, Steve Rixon 16*)
Sun, 18 Dec - day 3 - India 2nd innings 67/1 (Sunil Gavaskar 20*, Mohinder Amarnath 10*)
Mon, 19 Dec - rest day
Tue, 20 Dec - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 25/1 (Craig Serjeant 9*, Tony Mann 6*)
Wed, 21 Dec - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 342/8 (87.2 ov) - end of match