result
3rd Test, Melbourne, Feb 7 - 11 1981, India tour of Australia
237 & 324
(target 143)419 & 83
India won by 59 runs
Player Of The Match
114 & 30
gundappa-viswanath
Player Of The Series
40 runs • 21 wkts
dennis-lillee
India 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sunil Gavaskar (c)c Hughes b Pascoe1070930014.28
Chetan Chauhan c Yardley b Pascoe035000.00
Dilip Vengsarkar c Border b Lillee1228391042.85
Gundappa Viswanath c Chappell b Yardley11422227411051.35
Sandeep Patil c Hughes b Lillee2333474069.69
Yashpal Sharma c †Marsh b Lillee49120044.44
Kapil Dev c Hughes b Pascoe513171038.46
Syed Kirmani c †Marsh b Lillee2544581056.81
Karsan Ghavri run out 02125000.00
Shivlal Yadav not out 2055792036.36
Dilip Doshi c Walters b Yardley01616000.00
Extras(b 1, lb 8, nb 9, w 6)24
TOTAL(84 Ov, RR: 2.82, 337 Mts)237
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Chetan Chauhan), 2-22 (Dilip Vengsarkar), 3-43 (Sunil Gavaskar), 4-91 (Sandeep Patil), 5-99 (Yashpal Sharma), 6-115 (Kapil Dev), 7-164 (Syed Kirmani), 8-190 (Karsan Ghavri), 9-230 (Gundappa Viswanath), 10-237 (Dilip Doshi)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dennis Lillee2566542.60---00
Len Pascoe22112931.31---00
Greg Chappell52901.80---00
Bruce Yardley1334523.46---00
Jim Higgs1926503.42---00
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
John Dyson c †Kirmani b Kapil Dev1641420039.02
Graeme Wood c Doshi b Ghavri1025490040.00
Greg Chappell (c)c & b Ghavri761752276043.42
Kim Hughes c Chauhan b Yadav2464814037.50
Allan Border  b Yadav12426530312046.79
Doug Walters st †Kirmani b Doshi781482096052.70
Rod Marsh c sub (KBJ Azad) b Doshi451181293038.13
Bruce Yardley lbw b Doshi052000.00
Dennis Lillee c & b Patil1972772026.38
Len Pascoe lbw b Patil317180017.64
Jim Higgs not out 11515006.66
Extras(b 12, lb 6, nb 5)23
TOTAL(156.3 Ov, RR: 2.67, 580 Mts)419
Fall of wickets: 1-30 (John Dyson), 2-32 (Graeme Wood), 3-81 (Kim Hughes), 4-189 (Greg Chappell), 5-320 (Allan Border), 6-356 (Doug Walters), 7-356 (Bruce Yardley), 8-413 (Dennis Lillee), 9-413 (Rod Marsh), 10-419 (Len Pascoe)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Kapil Dev1974112.15---00
Dilip Doshi521410932.09---00
Karsan Ghavri39411022.82---00
Shivlal Yadav32610023.12---00
Chetan Chauhan20804.00---00
Sandeep Patil12.342822.24---00
India 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sunil Gavaskar (c)lbw b Lillee701802265038.88
Chetan Chauhan c Yardley b Lillee8519824312042.92
Dilip Vengsarkar c †Marsh b Pascoe41911163045.05
Gundappa Viswanath  b Lillee3072943041.66
Sandeep Patil c Chappell b Yardley36264610138.46
Yashpal Sharma  b Pascoe923181039.13
Syed Kirmani run out 917420052.94
Kapil Dev  b Yardley012000.00
Karsan Ghavri not out 1142391026.19
Dilip Doshi  b Lillee712171058.33
Shivlal Yadav absent hurt------
Extras(b 11, lb 8, nb 7)26
TOTAL(109.1 Ov, RR: 2.96, 424 Mts)324
Fall of wickets: 1-165 (Sunil Gavaskar), 2-176 (Chetan Chauhan), 3-243 (Gundappa Viswanath), 4-245 (Dilip Vengsarkar), 5-260 (Yashpal Sharma), 6-296 (Sandeep Patil), 7-296 (Kapil Dev), 8-308 (Syed Kirmani), 9-324 (Dilip Doshi)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dennis Lillee32.1510443.23---00
Len Pascoe2948022.75---00
Jim Higgs1534102.73---00
Bruce Yardley31116522.09---00
Allan Border20804.00---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS (target: 143 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
John Dyson c †Kirmani b Ghavri324270012.50
Graeme Wood st †Kirmani b Doshi1041560024.39
Greg Chappell (c) b Ghavri011000.00
Kim Hughes  b Doshi1649651032.65
Bruce Yardley  b Kapil Dev758731012.06
Allan Border c †Kirmani b Kapil Dev924511037.50
Doug Walters not out 1860711030.00
Rod Marsh  b Kapil Dev38170037.50
Dennis Lillee  b Kapil Dev4571080.00
Len Pascoe run out 615150040.00
Jim Higgs lbw b Kapil Dev0913000.00
Extras(lb 5, nb 2)7
TOTAL(48.4 Ov, RR: 1.70, 203 Mts)83
Fall of wickets: 1-11 (John Dyson), 2-11 (Greg Chappell), 3-18 (Graeme Wood), 4-40 (Kim Hughes), 5-50 (Bruce Yardley), 6-55 (Allan Border), 7-61 (Rod Marsh), 8-69 (Dennis Lillee), 9-79 (Len Pascoe), 10-83 (Jim Higgs)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Karsan Ghavri841021.25---00
Sandeep Patil20502.50---00
Dilip Doshi2293321.50---00
Kapil Dev16.442851.68---00
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to field first
SeriesIndia tour of Australia
Season1980/81
Player Of The Match
Gundappa Viswanath
Gundappa Viswanath
Player Of The Series
Dennis Lillee
Dennis Lillee
Series result3-match series drawn 1-1
Match numberTest no. 895
Match daysday (5-day match)
Umpires
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Mel Johnson
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Rex Whitehead
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 07 Feb - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 12/0 (John Dyson 9*, Graeme Wood 1*)
Sun, 08 Feb - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 272/4 (Allan Border 95*, Doug Walters 36*)
Mon, 09 Feb - day 3 - India 2nd innings 108/0 (Sunil Gavaskar 59*, Chetan Chauhan 41*)
Tue, 10 Feb - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 24/3 (Kim Hughes 4*, Bruce Yardley 4*)
Wed, 11 Feb - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 83 (48.4 ov) - end of match