result
2nd Test, Melbourne, Dec 26 - 30 1985, India tour of Australia
262 & 308
(target 126)445 & 59/2
Match drawn
Player Of The Match
163
allan-border
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Wayne Phillips  b Yadav765770010.76
David Boon lbw b Shastri1446571030.43
Geoff Marsh c Sivaramakrishnan b Yadav301311633022.90
Allan Border (c)c & b Sivaramakrishnan1112171191.66
David Hookes  b Shastri4267666062.68
Steve Waugh c Kapil Dev b Sivaramakrishnan1332322040.62
Greg Matthews not out 1001521959265.78
Ray Bright  b Shastri2876862036.84
Craig McDermott c Kapil Dev b Shastri1240050.00
Bruce Reid c Srikkanth b Kapil Dev12129004.76
Dave Gilbert c †Kirmani b Yadav419490021.05
Extras(b 5, lb 6)11
TOTAL(103.5 Ov, RR: 2.52)262
Fall of wickets: 1-22 (David Boon), 2-26 (Wayne Phillips), 3-41 (Allan Border), 4-90 (David Hookes), 5-109 (Steve Waugh), 6-127 (Geoff Marsh), 7-193 (Ray Bright), 8-195 (Craig McDermott), 9-216 (Bruce Reid), 10-262 (Dave Gilbert)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Kapil Dev2363811.65---00
Roger Binny301103.66---00
Ravi Shastri37138742.35---00
Shivlal Yadav27.5106432.29---00
Laxman Sivaramakrishnan1325123.92---00
India 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sunil Gavaskar  b Gilbert651700120.00
Kris Srikkanth lbw b Gilbert868910516096.62
Mohinder Amarnath c †Phillips b Reid451281635035.15
Dilip Vengsarkar c & b Matthews752393206031.38
Mohammad Azharuddin  b Matthews371111452033.33
Ravi Shastri c †Phillips b Waugh491732301028.32
Kapil Dev (c)c Hookes b Reid5576786072.36
Roger Binny c Matthews b Reid089000.00
Syed Kirmani c †Phillips b Waugh3545594077.77
Laxman Sivaramakrishnan c †Phillips b Reid1528382053.57
Shivlal Yadav not out 627301022.22
Extras(b 4, lb 15, nb 17)36
TOTAL(148.2 Ov, RR: 3.00)445
Fall of wickets: 1-15 (Sunil Gavaskar), 2-116 (Kris Srikkanth), 3-172 (Mohinder Amarnath), 4-246 (Mohammad Azharuddin), 5-291 (Dilip Vengsarkar), 6-370 (Kapil Dev), 7-372 (Roger Binny), 8-420 (Ravi Shastri), 9-425 (Syed Kirmani), 10-445 (Laxman Sivaramakrishnan)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Craig McDermott1555203.46---00
Dave Gilbert2218123.68---00
Bruce Reid38.21110042.60---00
Ray Bright3187602.45---00
Greg Matthews3178122.61---00
Steve Waugh1153623.27---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Geoff Marsh c Sivaramakrishnan b Shastri1940663047.50
David Boon c & b Kapil Dev1943432044.18
Allan Border (c)st †Kirmani b Yadav16335841016045.53
David Hookes c Srikkanth b Shastri011000.00
Steve Waugh  b Shastri520311025.00
Greg Matthews c Azharuddin b Sivaramakrishnan1665711024.61
Wayne Phillips c Srikkanth b Yadav1342482030.95
Ray Bright lbw b Kapil Dev2078713025.64
Craig McDermott c & b Shastri2970022.22
Bruce Reid c Sivaramakrishnan b Yadav1324360054.16
Dave Gilbert not out 10651131015.38
Extras(b 11, lb 16, nb 1)28
TOTAL(123.5 Ov, RR: 2.48)308
Fall of wickets: 1-32 (David Boon), 2-54 (Geoff Marsh), 3-54 (David Hookes), 4-84 (Steve Waugh), 5-126 (Greg Matthews), 6-161 (Wayne Phillips), 7-202 (Ray Bright), 8-205 (Craig McDermott), 9-231 (Bruce Reid), 10-308 (Allan Border)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Kapil Dev2275322.40---00
Mohinder Amarnath30903.00---00
Ravi Shastri47139241.95---00
Shivlal Yadav38.5158432.16---00
Laxman Sivaramakrishnan1314313.30---00
India 2nd INNINGS (target: 126 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sunil Gavaskar  b Reid854680014.81
Kris Srikkanth c Bright b Reid3861943062.29
Mohinder Amarnath not out 327400011.11
Dilip Vengsarkar not out 11214008.33
Extras(b 4, lb 1, nb 4)9
TOTAL(25 Ov, RR: 2.36)59/2
Fall of wickets: 1-39 (Sunil Gavaskar), 2-57 (Kris Srikkanth)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Craig McDermott611702.83---00
Dave Gilbert40902.25---00
Bruce Reid812322.87---00
Ray Bright74500.71---00
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossIndia, elected to field first
SeriesIndia tour of Australia
Season1985/86
Player Of The Match
Allan Border
Allan Border
Series result3-match series level 0-0
Match numberTest no. 1033
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Steve Waugh
Steve Waugh
Umpires
Australia Image
Dick French
Australia Image
Raymond Isherwood
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 26 Dec - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 210/8 (Greg Matthews 54*, Bruce Reid 0*)
Fri, 27 Dec - day 2 - India 1st innings 187/3 (Dilip Vengsarkar 38*, Mohammad Azharuddin 5*)
Sat, 28 Dec - day 3 - India 1st innings 431/9 (Laxman Sivaramakrishnan 6*, Shivlal Yadav 2*)
Sun, 29 Dec - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 228/8 (Allan Border 98*, Bruce Reid 11*)
Mon, 30 Dec - day 5 - India 2nd innings 59/2 (25 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • 12th Men: MG Hughes (Australia).