result
1st Test, Sydney, Jan 2 - 4 1981, India tour of Australia
(62 ov)201 & 201
Australia won by an innings and 4 runs
player of the match
Greg Chappell
Australia
India 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sunil Gavaskar (c)c †Marsh b Lillee053000.00
Chetan Chauhan c Border b Pascoe20601011033.33
Dilip Vengsarkar c †Marsh b Lillee2231243070.96
Gundappa Viswanath  b Hogg2641694063.41
Yashpal Sharma c †Marsh b Pascoe6881075.00
Sandeep Patil retired hurt 65781429083.33
Kapil Dev c †Marsh b Pascoe2226494084.61
Syed Kirmani c Walters b Lillee2748553056.25
Roger Binny c †Marsh b Pascoe3540060.00
Karsan Ghavri c Wood b Lillee718241038.88
Dilip Doshi not out 012000.00
Extras(lb 1, nb 2)3
TOTAL(53.2 Ov, RR: 3.76)201
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Sunil Gavaskar), 2-36 (Dilip Vengsarkar), 3-62 (Gundappa Viswanath), 4-70 (Chetan Chauhan), 5-78 (Yashpal Sharma), 6-145 (Kapil Dev), 7-183 (Syed Kirmani), 8-186 (Roger Binny), 8-201* (Sandeep Patil, retired hurt), 9-201 (Karsan Ghavri)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dennis Lillee20.238644.22---00
Rodney Hogg1415113.64---00
Len Pascoe1966143.21---00
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graeme Wood c †Kirmani b Kapil Dev911141081.81
John Dyson c Gavaskar b Kapil Dev022000.00
Greg Chappell (c)c Kapil Dev b Ghavri20429640827068.91
Kim Hughes c †Kirmani b Kapil Dev24681100035.29
Allan Border c †Kirmani b Kapil Dev3165975047.69
Doug Walters c Viswanath b Ghavri671071516062.61
Rod Marsh c Binny b Ghavri1218210066.66
Dennis Lillee c Doshi b Ghavri59150055.55
Rodney Hogg not out 2656743046.42
Len Pascoe c Doshi b Ghavri710161070.00
Jim Higgs  b Kapil Dev23052006.66
Extras(b 4, lb 3, nb 9, w 3)19
TOTAL(109.1 Ov, RR: 3.71)406
Fall of wickets: 1-3 (John Dyson), 2-14 (Graeme Wood), 3-95 (Kim Hughes), 4-169 (Allan Border), 5-341 (Doug Walters), 6-355 (Rod Marsh), 7-363 (Greg Chappell), 8-366 (Dennis Lillee), 9-376 (Len Pascoe), 10-406 (Jim Higgs)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Kapil Dev36.179752.68---00
Karsan Ghavri30710753.56---00
Roger Binny1517004.66---00
Dilip Doshi27010303.81---00
Chetan Chauhan1010010.00---00
India 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sunil Gavaskar (c)c †Marsh b Hogg1020262050.00
Chetan Chauhan c Walters b Pascoe36781224046.15
Dilip Vengsarkar c †Marsh b Pascoe34941203036.17
Gundappa Viswanath st †Marsh b Higgs2443634055.81
Yashpal Sharma c Walters b Lillee440530010.00
Kapil Dev c sub (SF Graf) b Higgs19162540118.75
Syed Kirmani not out 43397140110.25
Sandeep Patil c Wood b Lillee42510200.00
Roger Binny lbw b Lillee011000.00
Karsan Ghavri c Hogg b Higgs2137481056.75
Dilip Doshi c Lillee b Higgs053000.00
Extras(b 2, lb 3, w 1)6
TOTAL(62 Ov, RR: 3.24)201
Fall of wickets: 1-21 (Sunil Gavaskar), 2-74 (Chetan Chauhan), 3-92 (Dilip Vengsarkar), 4-110 (Gundappa Viswanath), 5-120 (Yashpal Sharma), 6-140 (Kapil Dev), 7-144 (Sandeep Patil), 8-144 (Roger Binny), 9-201 (Karsan Ghavri), 10-201 (Dilip Doshi)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dennis Lillee1827934.38---00
Rodney Hogg912412.66---00
Len Pascoe1123523.18---00
Jim Higgs1884542.50---00
Doug Walters631202.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
Sydney Cricket Ground
TossIndia, elected to bat first
SeriesIndia tour of Australia
Season1980/81
Player Of The Match
Greg Chappell
Greg Chappell
Series resultAustralia led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 893
Match daysday (5-day match)
Umpires
Australia Image
Mel Johnson
Australia Image
Rex Whitehead
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 02 Jan - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 72/2 (Greg Chappell 41*, Kim Hughes 18*)
Sat, 03 Jan - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 388/9 (Rodney Hogg 13*, Jim Higgs 1*)
Sun, 04 Jan - day 3 - India 2nd innings 201 (62 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • SM Patil retired hurt at 201/8