result
5th Test, Adelaide, Jan 28 - Feb 3 1978, India tour of Australia
505 & 256
(141.4 ov, target 493)269 & 445
Australia won by 47 runs
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graeme Wood st †Kirmani b Chandrasekhar39-104500.00
Rick Darling c Vengsarkar b Chandrasekhar65-125300.00
Graham Yallop c Gavaskar b Amarnath121-2271300.00
Peter Toohey c Gavaskar b Chandrasekhar60-89710.00
Bob Simpson (c)c Viswanath b Ghavri1002002646050.00
Gary Cosier  b Ghavri1-7000.00
Steve Rixon  b Bedi32-79000.00
Bruce Yardley c & b Ghavri22-46100.00
Jeff Thomson c Ghavri b Chandrasekhar24-55100.00
Wayne Clark  b Chandrasekhar0-4000.00
Ian Callen not out 22-40210.00
Extras(b 4, lb 14, nb 1)19
TOTAL(112.4 Ov, RR: 4.48)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
Karsan Ghavri2229333.17---00
Mohinder Amarnath1204512.81---00
Bishan Bedi34112712.80---00
Erapalli Prasanna1014803.60---00
Bhagwath Chandrasekhar29.4013653.45---00
Anshuman Gaekwad503705.55---00
India 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sunil Gavaskar c Toohey b Thomson718241038.88
Chetan Chauhan c Cosier b Clark1520312075.00
Mohinder Amarnath c Cosier b Thomson053000.00
Gundappa Viswanath c †Rixon b Callen891751956050.85
Dilip Vengsarkar c †Rixon b Callen442032142021.67
Anshuman Gaekwad c †Rixon b Callen2787951031.03
Syed Kirmani run out 48951176050.52
Karsan Ghavri c Simpson b Clark315150020.00
Erapalli Prasanna not out 1540501037.50
Bishan Bedi (c)c sub (KJ Hughes) b Clark68161075.00
Bhagwath Chandrasekhar c & b Clark2320066.66
Extras(b 4, lb 1, nb 8)13
TOTAL(82.2 Ov, RR: 3.27)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
Jeff Thomson3.311222.66---00
Wayne Clark20.766242.22---00
Ian Callen2208332.82---00
Gary Cosier43400.75---00
Bruce Yardley2366202.02---00
Bob Simpson903302.75---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graeme Wood c Vengsarkar b Bedi824350033.33
Rick Darling  b Bedi561221167045.90
Graham Yallop  b Bedi2451701047.05
Peter Toohey c †Kirmani b Prasanna1039441025.64
Bob Simpson (c)lbw b Ghavri51-177100.00
Gary Cosier st †Kirmani b Bedi34105904032.38
Steve Rixon run out 13-50100.00
Bruce Yardley c Vengsarkar b Ghavri26-48400.00
Wayne Clark lbw b Ghavri1-23000.00
Ian Callen not out 4-26000.00
Jeff Thomson c Amarnath b Ghavri3-10000.00
Extras(b 5, lb 15, nb 3, w 3)26
TOTAL(82.5 Ov, RR: 3.09)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
Karsan Ghavri10.524543.17---00
Mohinder Amarnath401202.25---00
Bishan Bedi2035341.98---00
Erapalli Prasanna3476811.50---00
Bhagwath Chandrasekhar1405202.78---00
India 2nd INNINGS (target: 493 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sunil Gavaskar c †Rixon b Callen2954293053.70
Chetan Chauhan c Wood b Yardley3261993052.45
Mohinder Amarnath c Callen b Yardley86-317700.00
Gundappa Viswanath c Simpson b Clark73-188700.00
Dilip Vengsarkar c Toohey b Yardley78-188600.00
Anshuman Gaekwad c & b Yardley12-99100.00
Syed Kirmani  b Clark511241467041.12
Karsan Ghavri c sub (KJ Hughes) b Callen23901093025.55
Erapalli Prasanna not out 1033480030.30
Bishan Bedi (c)c Cosier b Callen1621260076.19
Bhagwath Chandrasekhar c †Rixon b Simpson2740028.57
Extras(b 6, lb 11, nb 16)33
TOTAL(141.4 Ov, RR: 3.14)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
Wayne Clark2967922.04---00
Ian Callen33510832.45---00
Gary Cosier1362101.21---00
Bruce Yardley43613442.33---00
Bob Simpson23.467012.23---00
MATCH DETAILS
Adelaide Oval
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesIndia tour of Australia
Season1977/78
Series resultAustralia won the 5-match series 3-2
Match numberTest no. 816
Match daysday(6-day match)
Test debut
Bruce Yardley
Bruce Yardley
Graeme Wood
Graeme Wood
Ian Callen
Ian Callen
Rick Darling
Rick Darling
Umpires
Australia Image
Dick French
Australia Image
Max O'Connell
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 28 Jan - day 1 -Australia 1st innings 353/5 (Bob Simpson 54*, Steve Rixon 8*, null ov)
Sun, 29 Jan - day 2 -India 1st innings 131/3 (Gundappa Viswanath 79*, Dilip Vengsarkar 26*, null ov)
Mon, 30 Jan - day 3 -Australia 2nd innings 103/3 (Peter Toohey 9*, Bob Simpson 2*, null ov)
Tue, 31 Jan - rest day
Wed, 01 Feb - day 4 -India 2nd innings 101/2 (Mohinder Amarnath 21*, Gundappa Viswanath 9*, null ov)
Thu, 02 Feb - day 5 -India 2nd innings 362/6 (Syed Kirmani 14*, Karsan Ghavri 6*, null ov)
Fri, 03 Feb - day 6 -India 2nd innings 445/10 (141.4 ov) - end of match