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Australia v India
India in Australia 1977/78 (5th Test)
VenueAdelaide Oval, Adelaide on 28th, 29th, 30th January, 1st, 2nd, 3rd February 1978 (6-day match)
Balls per over8
TossAustralia won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralia won by 47 runs
UmpiresRA French, MG O'Connell
Close of play day 1Australia (1) 353/5 (Simpson 54*, Rixon 8*)
Close of play day 2India (1) 131/3 (Viswanath 79*, Vengsarkar 26*)
Close of play day 3Australia (2) 103/3 (Toohey 9*, Simpson 2*)
Close of play day 4India (2) 101/2 (Amarnath 21*, Viswanath 9*)
Close of play day 5India (2) 362/6 (Kirmani 14*, Ghavri 6*)

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Woodst Kirmani b Chandrasekhar39 1045- 
WM Darlingc Vengsarkar b Chandrasekhar65 1253- 
GN Yallopc Gavaskar b Amarnath121 22713- 
PM Tooheyc Gavaskar b Chandrasekhar60 8971 
*RB Simpsonc Viswanath b Ghavri1002002646- 
GJ Cosierb Ghavri1 7-- 
+SJ Rixonb Bedi32 79-- 
B Yardleyc and b Ghavri22 461- 
JR Thomsonc Ghavri b Chandrasekhar24 551- 
WM Clarkb Chandrasekhar0 4-- 
IW Callennot out22 4021 
Extras(4 b, 14 lb, 1 nb)19
Total(all out, 527 minutes, 112.4 overs)505
Fall of wickets:
1-89 (Wood), 2-110 (Darling), 3-230 (Toohey), 4-334 (Yallop), 5-337 (Cosier), 6-406 (Rixon), 7-450 (Yardley), 8-457 (Simpson), 9-458 (Clark), 10-505 (Thomson, 112.4 ov)
India bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ghavri22   2933--
Amarnath12   0451--
Bedi34   11271--
Prasanna10   1480--
Chandrasekhar29.401365--
Gaekwad5   0370--

India first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SM Gavaskarc Toohey b Thomson718241- 
CPS Chauhanc Cosier b Clark1520312- 
M Amarnathc Cosier b Thomson053-- 
GR Viswanathc Rixon b Callen891751956- 
DB Vengsarkarc Rixon b Callen442032142- 
AD Gaekwadc Rixon b Callen2787951- 
+SMH Kirmanirun out48951176- 
KD Ghavric Simpson b Clark31515-- 
EAS Prasannanot out1540501- 
*BS Bedic sub (KJ Hughes) b Clark68161- 
BS Chandrasekharc and b Clark232-- 
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 8 nb)13
Total(all out, 389 minutes, 82.2 overs)269
Fall of wickets:
1-23 (Gavaskar), 2-23 (Amarnath), 3-23 (Chauhan), 4-159 (Viswanath), 5-166 (Vengsarkar), 6-216 (Gaekwad), 7-226 (Ghavri), 8-249 (Kirmani), 9-263 (Bedi), 10-269 (Chandrasekhar, 82.2 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson3.31122--
Clark20.76624--
Callen22   0833--
Cosier4   340--
Yardley23   6620--
Simpson9   0330--

Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Woodc Vengsarkar b Bedi82435-- 
WM Darlingb Bedi561221167- 
GN Yallopb Bedi2451701- 
PM Tooheyc Kirmani b Prasanna1039441- 
*RB Simpsonlbw b Ghavri51 1771- 
GJ Cosierst Kirmani b Bedi34105904- 
+SJ Rixonrun out13 501- 
B Yardleyc Vengsarkar b Ghavri26 484- 
WM Clarklbw b Ghavri1 23-- 
IW Callennot out4 26-- 
JR Thomsonc Amarnath b Ghavri3 10-- 
Extras(5 b, 15 lb, 3 nb, 3 w)26
Total(all out, 355 minutes, 82.5 overs)256
Fall of wickets:
1-17 (Wood), 2-84 (Yallop), 3-95 (Darling), 4-107 (Toohey), 5-172 (Cosier), 6-210 (Rixon), 7-214 (Simpson), 8-240 (Clark), 9-248 (Yardley), 10-256 (Thomson, 82.5 ov)
India bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ghavri10.52454--
Amarnath4   0120--
Prasanna34   7681--
Bedi20   3534--
Chandrasekhar14   0520--

India second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SM Gavaskarc Rixon b Callen2954293- 
CPS Chauhanc Wood b Yardley3261993- 
M Amarnathc Callen b Yardley86 3177- 
GR Viswanathc Simpson b Clark73 1887- 
DB Vengsarkarc Toohey b Yardley78 1886- 
AD Gaekwadc and b Yardley12 991- 
+SMH Kirmanib Clark511241467- 
KD Ghavric sub (KJ Hughes) b Callen23901093- 
EAS Prasannanot out103348-- 
*BS Bedic Cosier b Callen162126-- 
BS Chandrasekharc Rixon b Simpson274-- 
Extras(6 b, 11 lb, 16 nb)33
Total(all out, 638 minutes, 141.4 overs)445
Fall of wickets:
1-40 (Gavaskar), 2-79 (Chauhan), 3-210 (Viswanath), 4-256 (Amarnath), 5-323 (Gaekwad), 6-348 (Vengsarkar), 7-415 (Ghavri), 8-417 (Kirmani), 9-442 (Bedi), 10-445 (Chandrasekhar, 141.4 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Callen33   51083--
Clark29   6792--
Yardley43   61344--
Simpson23.46701--
Cosier13   6210--

Notes
--> GM Wood made his debut in Test matches
--> WM Darling made his debut in Test matches
--> GN Yallop (1) passed his previous highest score of 57 in Test matches
--> GN Yallop (1) made his first century in Test matches
--> GN Yallop (1) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 4
--> RB Simpson (1) passed 20500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 93
--> B Yardley made his debut in Test matches
--> IW Callen made his debut in Test matches
--> GR Viswanath (1) passed 3000 runs in Test matches when he reached 8
--> GJ Cosier (2) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 27
--> SJ Rixon (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 2
--> IW Callen made his last appearance in Test matches
--> DB Vengsarkar (2) passed his previous highest score of 49 in Test matches
--> DB Vengsarkar (2) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 49
--> SMH Kirmani (2) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 47
--> KD Ghavri (2) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 15
--> IW Callen made his debut for Australia in first-class matches
--> WM Darling made his debut for Australia in first-class matches
--> GM Wood made his debut for Australia in first-class matches
--> B Yardley made his debut for Australia in first-class matches
--> AD Gaekwad made his debut in Australia in first-class matches
--> AD Gaekwad made his debut in Australia in Test matches
--> BS Bedi reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when he dismissed SJ Rixon, his 1st wicket in the Australia first innings
--> BS Chandrasekhar reached 950 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed GM Wood, his 1st wicket in the Australia first innings

12th Men: KJ Hughes (Australia), Madan Lal (India)

 

 

 

 

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