Australia v India
India in Australia and New Zealand 1967/68 (2nd Test)
VenueMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne on 30th December 1967, 1st, 2nd, 3rd January 1968 (5-day match)
Balls per over8
TossIndia won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralia won by an innings and 4 runs
UmpiresCJ Egar, LP Rowan
Close of play day 1India (1) 156/8 (Pataudi 70*, Desai 3*)
Close of play day 2Australia (1) 329/5 (Chappell 45*, Jarman 0*)
Close of play day 3India (2) 190/3 (Wadekar 97*, Prasanna 0*)

India first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DN Sardesaib McKenzie143-- 
+FM Engineerc Connolly b McKenzie91442-- 
S Abid Alic Jarman b McKenzie41111-- 
AL Wadekarc Connolly b McKenzie614121- 
RF Surtilbw b Simpson301101352- 
CG Bordec Redpath b McKenzie0511-- 
*Nawab of Pataudic Jarman b Renneberg751942288- 
V Subramanyab McKenzie53541-- 
EAS Prasannac Chappell b Renneberg1437383- 
RB Desainot out1335372- 
BS Chandrasekharc Jarman b McKenzie01014-- 
Extras(8 b, 2 lb, 6 nb)16
Total(all out, 57.4 overs)173
Fall of wickets:
1-2 (Sardesai), 2-10 (Abid Ali), 3-18 (Wadekar), 4-25 (Engineer), 5-25 (Borde), 6-47 (Subramanya), 7-72 (Prasanna), 8-146 (Surti), 9-162 (Pataudi), 10-173 (Chandrasekhar, 57.4 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Renneberg15   4372--
Connolly13   3330--
Gleeson5   090--
Chappell1   070--
Simpson2   051--

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*RB Simpsonb Surti1091862208- 
WM Lawryst Engineer b Prasanna1001481788- 
AP Sheahanc Engineer b Surti2480973- 
RM Cowperb Prasanna1233191- 
IM Chappellc Wadekar b Surti15122425221- 
IR Redpathrun out2638424- 
+BN Jarmanb Prasanna65941187- 
GD McKenziec sub (BS Bedi) b Prasanna042-- 
JW Gleesonc Borde b Prasanna1327261- 
AN Connollyc sub (BS Bedi) b Prasanna5771- 
DA Rennebergnot out88151- 
Extras(3 b, 10 lb, 3 nb)16
Total(all out, 105.3 overs)529
Fall of wickets:
1-191 (Lawry), 2-233 (Simpson), 3-246 (Cowper), 4-274 (Sheahan), 5-329 (Redpath), 6-463 (Jarman), 7-463 (McKenzie), 8-500 (Gleeson), 9-508 (Connolly), 10-529 (Chappell, 105.3 ov)
India bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Desai12   0630--
Abid Ali20   01060--
Chandrasekhar7   0350--
Prasanna34   61416--
Subramanya3   0180--

India second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DN Sardesaib McKenzie516131- 
+FM Engineerc Chappell b Renneberg4237523- 
AL Wadekarc Sheahan b Simpson9914616912- 
RF Surtic Jarman b McKenzie431211084- 
EAS Prasannac Chappell b Simpson2145382- 
CG Bordec Redpath b Renneberg62436-- 
*Nawab of Pataudic Redpath b Simpson8515715512- 
S Abid Alilbw b Cowper2145382- 
V Subramanyalbw b McKenzie103126-- 
RB Desaic Simpson b Connolly1443622- 
BS Chandrasekharnot out047-- 
Extras(1 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)6
Total(all out, 84.7 overs)352
Fall of wickets:
1-11 (Sardesai), 2-66 (Engineer), 3-182 (Surti), 4-194 (Wadekar), 5-217 (Prasanna), 6-227 (Borde), 7-276 (Abid Ali), 8-292 (Subramanya), 9-346 (Pataudi), 10-352 (Desai, 84.7 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie19   2853--
Renneberg14   1982--
Gleeson14   5370--
Chappell4   0140--
Simpson14   3443--
Cowper8   2201--

--> The match was scheduled for five days but completed in four.
--> RB Simpson (1) passed 4000 runs in Test matches when he reached 5
--> IM Chappell (1) passed his previous highest score of 49 in Test matches
--> BN Jarman (1) passed 5000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 60
--> S Abid Ali (2) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 18
--> AL Wadekar (2) passed his previous highest score of 91 in Test matches
--> V Subramanya (2) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 7
--> GD McKenzie achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the India first innings (previous best was 7-153)
--> GD McKenzie achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches in the India first innings (previous best was 7-153)
--> EAS Prasanna achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed JW Gleeson in the Australia first innings (previous best was 4-60)
--> RB Simpson reached 50 wickets in Test matches when he dismissed AL Wadekar, his 1st wicket in the India second innings
--> RF Surti retired hurt in the India first innings having scored 4 (team score 25/3) - he returned when the score was 72/7





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