Dekh Pakistan
Pakistan vs Australia - Pakistan in Sri Lanka, Australia and New Zealand 1978/79 (1st Test)
Pakistan first innings:196 (all out, 341 minutes, 61.7 overs)
Australia first innings:168 (all out, 364 minutes, 61.6 overs)
Pakistan second innings:353 (9 wickets, declared, 447 minutes, 81.5 overs)
Australia second innings:310 (all out, 509 minutes, 92.4 overs)
Pakistan won by 71 runs

Match Information

Title
Pakistan in Sri Lanka, Australia and New Zealand 1978/79 (1st Test)
Venue
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne on 10th, 11th, 12th, 14th, 15th March 1979 5 -day match)
Balls Per Over
8
Toss
Australia won the toss and decided to field
Result
Pakistan won by 71 runs
Umpires
RC Bailhache, CE Harvey
Scorer
MP Ringham (Australia)
Close Of Play Day 1
Australia (1) 1/0 (Wood 1*, Hilditch 0*)
Close Of Play Day 2
Australia (1) 168 all out
Close Of Play Day 3
Pakistan (2) 279/5 (Asif Iqbal 41*, Wasim Raja 2*)
Close Of Play Day 4
Australia (2) 117/2 (Border 25*, Yallop 3*)

Batting

Name RunsBallsMins4s6sDotsS-Rate
Majid Khan c Wright b Hogg 135 - -
Mohsin Khan c Hilditch b Hogg 1430392 -
Zaheer Abbas b Hogg 1127491 -
Javed Miandad b Hogg 19951312 -
Asif Iqbal c Wright b Clark 914261 -
*Mushtaq Mohammad c Wright b Hurst 361211522 -
Wasim Raja b Hurst 1316261 -
Imran Khan c Wright b Hurst 33901073 -
Sarfraz Nawaz c Wright b Sleep 35821053 -
+Wasim Bari run out 049 - -
Sikander Bakht not out 52324 - -
Extra(s) 20 (2 b, 7 lb, 10 nb, 1 w)
Total 196 (all out, 341 minutes, 61.7 overs)
Fall of Wickets

Bowling

NameOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Hogg174494 -
Hurst204553 -
Clark174561 -
Sleep7.72161 -

Batting

Name RunsBallsMins4s6sDotsS-Rate
GM Wood not out 52339 - -
AMJ Hilditch c Javed Miandad b Imran Khan 31742 - -
AR Border b Imran Khan 20851103 -
*GN Yallop b Imran Khan 25791142 -
KJ Hughes run out 1954882 -
DF Whatmore lbw b Sarfraz Nawaz 431472062 -
PR Sleep c Wasim Bari b Imran Khan 103035 - -
+KJ Wright c Imran Khan b Wasim Raja 933431 -
WM Clark c Mushtaq Mohammad b Wasim Raja 921212 -
RM Hogg run out 913191 -
AG Hurst c and b Sarfraz Nawaz 012 - -
Extra(s) 16 (1 b, 5 lb, 8 nb, 2 w)
Total 168 (all out, 364 minutes, 61.6 overs)
Fall of Wickets

Bowling

NameOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Imran Khan188264 -
Sarfraz Nawaz21.66392 -
Sikander Bakht10129 -
Mushtaq Mohammad735 -
Wasim Raja5232 -

Batting

Name RunsBallsMins4s6sDotsS-Rate
Majid Khan b Border 10815721916 -
Mohsin Khan c and b Hogg 1421282 -
Zaheer Abbas b Hogg 591051498 -
Javed Miandad c Wright b Border 1657652 -
Asif Iqbal lbw b Hogg 4411915332
*Mushtaq Mohammad c sub (JD Higgs) b Sleep 2875934 -
Wasim Raja c Wright b Hurst 2853732 -
Imran Khan c Clark b Hurst 2854713 -
Sarfraz Nawaz lbw b Hurst 138 - -
+Wasim Bari not out 82026 - -
Sikander Bakht did not bat
Extra(s) 19 (4 b, 6 lb, 9 nb)
Total 353 (9 wickets, declared, 447 minutes, 81.5 overs)
Fall of Wickets

Bowling

NameOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Hogg192753 -
Clark21647 -
Hurst19.511153 -
Sleep8621 -
Border145352 -

Batting

Name RunsBallsMins4s6sDotsS-Rate
DF Whatmore b Sarfraz Nawaz 1548781 -
AMJ Hilditch b Sarfraz Nawaz 621321592 -
AR Border b Sarfraz Nawaz 1052753787 -
*GN Yallop run out 83655 - -
KJ Hughes c Mohsin Khan b Sarfraz Nawaz 8420926781
GM Wood c Wasim Bari b Sarfraz Nawaz 012 - -
PR Sleep b Sarfraz Nawaz 0510 - -
+KJ Wright not out 12640 - -
WM Clark b Sarfraz Nawaz 012 - -
RM Hogg lbw b Sarfraz Nawaz 01422 - -
AG Hurst c Wasim Bari b Sarfraz Nawaz 022 - -
Extra(s) 35 (13 b, 13 lb, 9 nb)
Total 310 (all out, 509 minutes, 92.4 overs)
Fall of Wickets

Bowling

NameOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Imran Khan27973 -
Sarfraz Nawaz35.47869 -
Sikander Bakht729 -
Mushtaq Mohammad1142 -
Majid Khan9134 -
Wasim Raja311 -
DF Whatmore made his debut in Test matches
PR Sleep made his debut in Test matches
WM Clark made his last appearance in Test matches
Majid Khan (2) 50 in 96 balls
Majid Khan (2) 100 in 140 balls, 198 minutes with 16 fours
Zaheer Abbas (2) 50 in 93 balls
Asif Iqbal (2) passed 20000 runs in First -Class matches when he reached 19
AMJ Hilditch (2) 50 in 94 balls
AR Border (2) 50 in 135 balls
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) 50 in 102 balls
KJ Hughes (2) passed 500 runs in Test matches when he reached 71
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