Australia v Pakistan
Pakistan in Sri Lanka, Australia and New Zealand 1978/79 (1st Test)
VenueMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne on 10th, 11th, 12th, 14th, 15th March 1979 (5-day match)
Balls per over8
TossAustralia won the toss and decided to field
ResultPakistan won by 71 runs
UmpiresRC Bailhache, CE Harvey
Close of play day 1Australia (1) 1/0 (Wood 1*, Hilditch 0*)
Close of play day 2Australia (1) 168 all out
Close of play day 3Pakistan (2) 279/5 (Asif Iqbal 41*, Wasim Raja 2*)
Close of play day 4Australia (2) 117/2 (Border 25*, Yallop 3*)

Pakistan first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
Majid Khanc Wright b Hogg135-- 
Mohsin Khanc Hilditch b Hogg1430392- 
Zaheer Abbasb Hogg1127491- 
Javed Miandadb Hogg19951312- 
Asif Iqbalc Wright b Clark914261- 
*Mushtaq Mohammadc Wright b Hurst361211522- 
Wasim Rajab Hurst1316261- 
Imran Khanc Wright b Hurst33901073- 
Sarfraz Nawazc Wright b Sleep35821053- 
+Wasim Barirun out049-- 
Sikander Bakhtnot out52324-- 
Extras(2 b, 7 lb, 10 nb, 1 w)20
Total(all out, 341 minutes, 61.7 overs)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, 61.7 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hogg17   4494--
Hurst20   4553--
Clark17   4561--

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Woodnot out52339-- 
AMJ Hilditchc Javed Miandad b Imran Khan31742-- 
AR Borderb Imran Khan20851103- 
*GN Yallopb Imran Khan25791142- 
KJ Hughesrun out1954882- 
DF Whatmorelbw b Sarfraz Nawaz431472062- 
PR Sleepc Wasim Bari b Imran Khan103035-- 
+KJ Wrightc Imran Khan b Wasim Raja933431- 
WM Clarkc Mushtaq Mohammad b Wasim Raja921212- 
RM Hoggrun out913191- 
AG Hurstc and b Sarfraz Nawaz012-- 
Extras(1 b, 5 lb, 8 nb, 2 w)16
Total(all out, 364 minutes, 61.6 overs)168
Fall of wickets:
1-11 (Hilditch), 2-53 (Border), 3-63 (Yallop), 4-97 (Hughes), 5-109 (Sleep), 6-140 (Wright), 7-152 (Clark), 8-167 (Hogg), 9-167 (Hurst), 10-168 (Whatmore, 61.6 ov)
Pakistan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Imran Khan18   8264--
Sarfraz Nawaz21.66392--
Sikander Bakht10   1290--
Mushtaq Mohammad7   0350--
Wasim Raja5   0232--

Pakistan second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
Majid Khanb Border10815721916- 
Mohsin Khanc and b Hogg1421282- 
Zaheer Abbasb Hogg591051498- 
Javed Miandadc Wright b Border1657652- 
Asif Iqballbw b Hogg4411915332 
*Mushtaq Mohammadc sub (JD Higgs) b Sleep2875934- 
Wasim Rajac Wright b Hurst2853732- 
Imran Khanc Clark b Hurst2854713- 
Sarfraz Nawazlbw b Hurst138-- 
+Wasim Barinot out82026-- 
Sikander Bakhtdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 6 lb, 9 nb)19
Total(9 wickets, declared, 447 minutes, 81.5 overs)353
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, 81.5 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hogg19   2753--
Clark21   6470--
Sleep8   0621--
Border14   5352--

Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DF Whatmoreb Sarfraz Nawaz1548781- 
AMJ Hilditchb Sarfraz Nawaz621321592- 
AR Borderb Sarfraz Nawaz1052753787- 
*GN Yalloprun out83655-- 
KJ Hughesc Mohsin Khan b Sarfraz Nawaz8420926781 
GM Woodc Wasim Bari b Sarfraz Nawaz012-- 
PR Sleepb Sarfraz Nawaz0510-- 
+KJ Wrightnot out12640-- 
WM Clarkb Sarfraz Nawaz012-- 
RM Hogglbw b Sarfraz Nawaz01422-- 
AG Hurstc Wasim Bari b Sarfraz Nawaz022-- 
Extras(13 b, 13 lb, 9 nb)35
Total(all out, 509 minutes, 92.4 overs)310
Fall of wickets:
1-49 (Whatmore), 2-109 (Hilditch), 3-128 (Yallop), 4-305 (Border), 5-305 (Wood), 6-306 (Sleep), 7-308 (Hughes), 8-309 (Clark), 9-310 (Hogg), 10-310 (Hurst, 92.4 ov)
Pakistan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Imran Khan27   9730--
Sarfraz Nawaz35.47869--
Sikander Bakht7   0290--
Mushtaq Mohammad11   0420--
Majid Khan9   1340--
Wasim Raja3   0110--

--> DF Whatmore made his debut in Test matches
--> PR Sleep made his debut in Test matches
--> Majid Khan (2) 100 in 140 balls, 198 minutes with 16 fours
--> Asif Iqbal (2) passed 20000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 19
--> AR Border (2) passed his previous highest score of 60 in Test matches
--> AR Border (2) made his first century in Test matches
--> AR Border (2) 100 in 260 balls, 348 minutes with 7 fours
--> AR Border (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 36
--> KJ Hughes (2) passed 500 runs in Test matches when he reached 71
--> WM Clark made his last appearance in Test matches
--> PR Sleep made his debut for Australia in first-class matches
--> DF Whatmore made his debut for Australia in first-class matches
--> Wasim Raja made his debut in Australia in Test matches
--> Sikander Bakht made his debut in Australia in Test matches
--> Mohsin Khan made his debut in Australia in Test matches
--> Sarfraz Nawaz achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches when he dismissed AG Hurst in the Australia second innings (previous best was 8-27)
--> Sarfraz Nawaz achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed WM Clark in the Australia second innings (previous best was 6-89)
--> Sarfraz Nawaz reached 750 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed GM Wood, his 4th wicket in the Australia second innings
--> GM Wood retired hurt in the Australia first innings having scored 4 (team score 10/0) - he returned when the score was 167/9





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