1977-1978 Australia v India - 2nd Test - Perth Standard Scorecard   
Match Date: 16th December, 1977  
Venue: WACA Ground, Perth
Toss: India  
Result: Australia won by 2 wickets
Player of Match: No Award

India 1st Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
S M Gavaskar c †Rixon b Clark 4  33  0  0 12.12  1.00%
C P S Chauhan c Gannon b Simpson 88  151  13  0 58.28  21.89%
M Amarnath c Gannon b Thomson 90  156  7  0 57.69  22.39%
G R Viswanath b Thomson 38  55  7  0 69.09  9.45%
D B Vengsarkar c †Rixon b Clark 49  76  7  0 64.47  12.19%
B P Patel c †Rixon b Thomson 3  8  0  0 37.50  0.75%
S M H Kirmani c †Rixon b Thomson 38  64  5  0 59.38  9.45%
S Venkataraghavan c Simpson b Gannon 37  60  4  0 61.67  9.20%
S Madan Lal b Gannon 43  35  7  0 122.86  10.70%
B S Bedi* b Gannon 3  4  0  0 75.00  0.75%
B S Chandrasekhar not out 0  10  0  0 0.00
Extras (b 1, nb 8) 9  
Total All Out   (79.6 overs @ 5.03 rpo) 402  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-14  Gavaskar   2-163  Chauhan   3-224  Viswanath   4-229  Amarnath   
5-235  Patel   6-311  Kirmani   7-319  Vengsarkar   8-383  Madan Lal   
9-391  Bedi   10-402  Venkataraghavan   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
J R Thomson 24.0 1 101 4 4.21  40.00%
W M Clark 17.0 0 95 2 5.59  20.00%
J B Gannon 16.6 1 84 3 4.94  30.00%
A L Mann 11.0 0 63 0 5.73
R B Simpson 11.0 0 50 1 4.55  10.00%
 
Australia 1st Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
J Dyson c Patel b Bedi 53  220  5  0 24.09  13.45%
C S Serjeant c †Kirmani b Madan Lal 13  32  2  0 40.63  3.30%
A D Ogilvie b Bedi 27  65  4  0 41.54  6.85%
P M Toohey st †Kirmani b Bedi 0  13  0  0 0.00
R B Simpson* c Vengsarkar b Venkataraghavan 176  355  17  0 49.58  44.67%
S J Rixon c †Kirmani b Amarnath 50  115  5  0 43.48  12.69%
K J Hughes c Patel b Bedi 28  75  3  0 37.33  7.11%
A L Mann c Vengsarkar b Bedi 7  24  1  0 29.17  1.78%
W M Clark c Patel b Chandrasekhar 15  44  1  0 34.09  3.81%
J R Thomson c Amarnath b Venkataraghavan 0  5  0  0 0.00
J B Gannon not out 0  1  0  0 0.00
Extras (lb 25) 25  
Total All Out   (118.6 overs @ 3.31 rpo) 394  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-19  Serjeant   2-61  Ogilvie   3-65  Toohey   4-149  Dyson   
5-250  Rixon   6-321  Hughes   7-341  Mann   8-388  Simpson   
9-388  Thomson   10-394  Clark   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
S Madan Lal 15.0 1 54 1 3.60  10.00%
M Amarnath 16.0 2 57 1 3.56  10.00%
B S Chandrasekhar 33.6 6 114 1 3.35  10.00%
B S Bedi 31.0 6 89 5 2.87  50.00%
S Venkataraghavan 23.0 4 55 2 2.39  20.00%
 
India 2nd Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
S M Gavaskar b Clark 127  245  20  0 51.84  38.48%
C P S Chauhan c Ogilvie b Thomson 32  40  7  0 80.00  9.70%
M Amarnath c †Rixon b Simpson 100  175  4  0 57.14  30.30%
G R Viswanath c †Rixon b Clark 1  11  0  0 9.09  0.30%
D B Vengsarkar c Hughes b Gannon 9  37  1  0 24.32  2.73%
B P Patel b Gannon 27  40  4  0 67.50  8.18%
S M H Kirmani lbw b Gannon 2  2  0  0 100.00  0.61%
S Venkataraghavan c Hughes b Gannon 14  41  1  0 34.15  4.24%
S Madan Lal b Thomson 3  7  0  0 42.86  0.91%
B S Bedi* not out 0  3  0  0 0.00
B S Chandrasekhar not out 0  1  0  0 0.00
Extras (b 1, lb 4, nb 10) 15  
Total 9 wickets declared   (73.5 overs @ 4.47 rpo) 330  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-47  Chauhan   2-240  Gavaskar   3-244  Viswanath   4-283  Amarnath   
5-287  Vengsarkar   6-289  Kirmani   7-327  Venkataraghavan   8-328  Patel   
9-330  Madan Lal   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
J R Thomson 21.5 3 65 2 2.98  20.00%
W M Clark 18.0 1 83 2 4.61  20.00%
J B Gannon 18.0 2 77 4 4.28  40.00%
A L Mann 8.0 0 49 0 6.13
R B Simpson 8.0 2 41 1 5.13  10.00%
 
Australia 2nd Innings (target 339) R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
J Dyson c Vengsarkar b Bedi 4  19  0  0 21.05  1.17%
C S Serjeant c †Kirmani b Madan Lal 12  38  1  0 31.58  3.51%
A L Mann c †Kirmani b Bedi 105  165  10  0 63.64  30.70%
A D Ogilvie b Bedi 47  180  4  0 26.11  13.74%
P M Toohey c Amarnath b Bedi 83  140  7  0 59.29  24.27%
R B Simpson* run out 39  92  3  0 42.39  11.40%
K J Hughes lbw b Madan Lal 0  1  0  0 0.00
S J Rixon lbw b Bedi 23  34  1  0 67.65  6.73%
W M Clark not out 5  14  0  0 35.71  1.46%
J R Thomson not out 6  15  1  0 40.00  1.75%
J B Gannon              
Extras (b 8, lb 10) 18  
Total 8 wickets   (87.2 overs @ 3.92 rpo) 342  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-13  Dyson   2-33  Serjeant   3-172  Mann   4-195  Ogilvie   
5-295  Simpson   6-296  Hughes   7-330  Toohey   8-330  Rixon   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
S Madan Lal 11.0 0 44 2 4.00  20.00%
M Amarnath 3.0 0 22 0 7.33
B S Chandrasekhar 15.0 0 67 0 4.47
B S Bedi 30.2 6 105 5 3.46  50.00%
S Venkataraghavan 28.0 9 86 0 3.07
 
End of Day Status (Rest days excluded)
Day 1 - India 1st innings 329/7 (S Venkataraghavan 11*, S Madan Lal 0*)
Day 2 - Australia 1st innings 171/4 (RB Simpson 52*, SJ Rixon 16*)
Day 3 - India 2nd innings 67/1 (SM Gavaskar 20*, M Amarnath 10*)
Day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 25/1 (CS Serjeant 9*, AL Mann 6*)
Day 5 - Australia 2nd Innings 342/8, 87.2 overs - end of match