result
1st Test, Melbourne, Mar 10 - 15 1979, Pakistan tour of Australia
196 & 353/9d
(92.4 ov, target 382)168 & 310
Pakistan won by 71 runs
Pakistan 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Majid Khan c †Wright b Hogg1350033.33
Mohsin Khan c Hilditch b Hogg1430392046.66
Zaheer Abbas  b Hogg1127491040.74
Javed Miandad  b Hogg19951312020.00
Asif Iqbal c †Wright b Clark914261064.28
Mushtaq Mohammad (c)c †Wright b Hurst361211522029.75
Wasim Raja  b Hurst1316261081.25
Imran Khan c †Wright b Hurst33901073036.66
Sarfraz Nawaz c †Wright b Sleep35821053042.68
Wasim Bari run out 049000.00
Sikander Bakht not out 523240021.73
Extras(b 2, lb 7, nb 10, w 1)20
TOTAL(61.7 Ov, RR: 3.16)196
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Majid Khan), 2-22 (Mohsin Khan), 3-28 (Zaheer Abbas), 4-40 (Asif Iqbal), 5-83 (Javed Miandad), 6-99 (Wasim Raja), 7-122 (Mushtaq Mohammad), 8-173 (Imran Khan), 9-177 (Wasim Bari), 10-196 (Sarfraz Nawaz)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Rodney Hogg1744942.16---00
Alan Hurst2045532.06---00
Wayne Clark1745612.47---00
Peter Sleep7.721611.52---00
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Graeme Wood not out 523390021.73
Andrew Hilditch c Javed Miandad b Imran Khan317420017.64
Allan Border  b Imran Khan20851103023.52
Graham Yallop (c) b Imran Khan25791142031.64
Kim Hughes run out 1954882035.18
Dav Whatmore lbw b Sarfraz Nawaz431472062029.25
Peter Sleep c †Wasim Bari b Imran Khan1030350033.33
Kevin Wright c Imran Khan b Wasim Raja933431027.27
Wayne Clark c Mushtaq Mohammad b Wasim Raja921212042.85
Rodney Hogg run out 913191069.23
Alan Hurst c & b Sarfraz Nawaz012000.00
Extras(b 1, lb 5, nb 8, w 2)16
TOTAL(61.6 Ov, RR: 2.72)168
Fall of wickets: 0-10, 1-11 (Andrew Hilditch), 2-53 (Allan Border), 3-63 (Graham Yallop), 4-97 (Kim Hughes), 5-109 (Peter Sleep), 6-140 (Kevin Wright), 7-152 (Wayne Clark), 8-167 (Rodney Hogg), 9-167 (Alan Hurst), 10-168 (Dav Whatmore)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Imran Khan1882641.08---00
Sarfraz Nawaz21.663921.34---00
Sikander Bakht1012902.17---00
Mushtaq Mohammad703503.75---00
Wasim Raja502323.45---00
Pakistan 2nd INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Majid Khan  b Border10815721916068.78
Mohsin Khan c & b Hogg1421282066.66
Zaheer Abbas  b Hogg591051498056.19
Javed Miandad c †Wright b Border1657652028.07
Asif Iqbal lbw b Hogg441191533236.97
Mushtaq Mohammad (c)c sub (JD Higgs) b Sleep2875934037.33
Wasim Raja c †Wright b Hurst2853732052.83
Imran Khan c Clark b Hurst2854713051.85
Sarfraz Nawaz lbw b Hurst1380033.33
Wasim Bari not out 820260040.00
Extras(b 4, lb 6, nb 9)19
TOTAL(81.5 Ov, RR: 4.32)353/9d
Did not bat: Sikander Bakht 
Fall of wickets: 1-30 (Mohsin Khan), 2-165 (Zaheer Abbas), 3-204 (Majid Khan), 4-209 (Javed Miandad), 5-261 (Mushtaq Mohammad), 6-299 (Asif Iqbal), 7-330 (Wasim Raja), 8-332 (Sarfraz Nawaz), 9-353 (Imran Khan)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Rodney Hogg1927532.96---00
Alan Hurst19.5111534.39---00
Wayne Clark2164701.67---00
Peter Sleep806215.81---00
Allan Border1453521.87---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS (target: 382 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Dav Whatmore  b Sarfraz Nawaz1548781031.25
Andrew Hilditch  b Sarfraz Nawaz621321592046.96
Allan Border  b Sarfraz Nawaz1052753787038.18
Graham Yallop (c)run out 836550022.22
Kim Hughes c Mohsin Khan b Sarfraz Nawaz842092678140.19
Graeme Wood c †Wasim Bari b Sarfraz Nawaz012000.00
Peter Sleep  b Sarfraz Nawaz0510000.00
Kevin Wright not out 12640003.84
Wayne Clark  b Sarfraz Nawaz012000.00
Rodney Hogg lbw b Sarfraz Nawaz01422000.00
Alan Hurst c †Wasim Bari b Sarfraz Nawaz022000.00
Extras(b 13, lb 13, nb 9)35
TOTAL(92.4 Ov, RR: 3.35)310
Fall of wickets: 1-49 (Dav Whatmore), 2-109 (Andrew Hilditch), 3-128 (Graham Yallop), 4-305 (Allan Border), 5-305 (Graeme Wood), 6-306 (Peter Sleep), 7-308 (Kim Hughes), 8-309 (Wayne Clark), 9-310 (Rodney Hogg), 10-310 (Alan Hurst)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Imran Khan2797302.02---00
Sarfraz Nawaz35.478691.81---00
Sikander Bakht702903.10---00
Mushtaq Mohammad1104202.86---00
Wasim Raja301102.75---00
Majid Khan913402.83---00
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to field first
SeriesPakistan tour of Australia
Season1978/79
Series resultPakistan led the 2-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 849
Match daysday(5-day match)
Test debut
Dav Whatmore
Dav Whatmore
Peter Sleep
Peter Sleep
Umpires
Australia Image
Mick Harvey
Australia Image
Robin Bailhache
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 10 Mar - day 1 -Australia 1st innings 1 (Graeme Wood 1*, Andrew Hilditch 0*, null ov)
Sun, 11 Mar - day 2 -Australia 1st innings 168
Mon, 12 Mar - day 3 -Pakistan 2nd innings 279/5 (Asif Iqbal 41*, Wasim Raja 2*, null ov)
Tue, 13 Mar - rest day
Wed, 14 Mar - day 4 -Australia 2nd innings 117/2 (Allan Border 25*, Graham Yallop 3*, null ov)
Thu, 15 Mar - day 5 -Australia 2nd innings 310/10 (92.4 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • GM Wood (1) retired hurt on 4* from 10/0 to 167/9