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TEST MATCH

AUSTRALIA v INDIA
MELBOURNE CRICKET GROUND
DECEMBER 26, 1985
Result: DRAW
Runs Per Wicket: 33.6 | Scoring Rate: 2.7
Scorecard on ESPNCricinfo
India in Australia Test Series


FORMBOOK EXPECTATION [?]

TEAM WIN.
EXP.
BAT BOWL OVERALL EXPE.
Australia 39% 24 36 32 94
India 58% 34 39 35 310

SCORE SUMMARY

INNS BATTING TEAM R D BF
1 Australia 262 10 623
2 India 445 10 890
3 Australia 308 10 743
4 India 59 2 150

TWENTY MATCH RATINGS HISTORY [?]

This chart shows the twenty match rating history for the two teams upto the start of the current match.

2.0 1.5 1.0 0.5 INDIA AUSTRALIA 1907-12-13 1931-01-16 1951-11-09 1956-10-26 1964-01-21 1969-10-15 1975-01-25 1979-07-12 1982-09-30 1985-11-30

MATCH PROGRESS

AUSTRALIA PTS INDIA PTS 0 228 455 683 910 1138 1366 1593 1821 2048 0 228 455 683 910 1138 1366 1593 1821 2048 1st 2nd 3rd 4th

PROGRESS TABLE

This table shows the progress of the match by each partnership. This progress is illustrated in the chart above.

I WKT RPW T1P T2P T1PT T2PT
4 3 33.6 973 1175 0.45 0.55
4 2 33.5 972 1172 0.45 0.55
4 1 34.0 944 1164 0.45 0.55
3 10 33.8 908 1122 0.45 0.55
3 9 32.3 816 1060 0.44 0.56
3 8 32.6 793 1031 0.43 0.57
3 7 33.7 801 1017 0.44 0.56
3 6 33.4 757 979 0.44 0.56
3 5 33.3 721 945 0.43 0.57
3 4 33.0 676 906 0.43 0.57
3 3 33.1 647 875 0.43 0.57
3 2 34.6 662 860 0.43 0.57
3 1 35.2 646 832 0.44 0.56
2 10 35.4 616 798 0.44 0.56
2 9 36.2 587 787 0.43 0.57
2 8 37.9 565 799 0.41 0.59
2 7 37.3 523 745 0.41 0.59
2 6 39.5 499 765 0.39 0.61
2 5 36.9 446 660 0.4 0.6
2 4 36.3 407 609 0.4 0.6
2 3 33.4 362 506 0.42 0.58
2 2 31.5 325 431 0.43 0.57
2 1 25.2 287 267 0.52 0.48
1 10 26.2 262 262 0.5 0.5
1 9 24.0 216 216 0.5 0.5
1 8 24.4 195 195 0.5 0.5
1 7 27.6 193 193 0.5 0.5
1 6 21.2 127 127 0.5 0.5
1 5 21.8 109 109 0.5 0.5
1 4 22.5 90 90 0.5 0.5
1 3 13.7 41 41 0.5 0.5
1 2 13.0 26 26 0.5 0.5
1 1 22.0 22 22 0.5 0.5

MATCH BOWLING

BOWLER TEAM BB RC W MR
[?]
RJ Shastri India 504 179 8 90.2
NS Yadav India 400 148 6 48.7
BA Reid Australia 278 123 6 67.0
N Kapil Dev (c) India 270 91 3 13.4
L Sivaramakrishnan India 156 94 3 7.5
GRJ Matthews Australia 186 81 2 7.6
DR Gilbert Australia 156 90 2 5.7
SR Waugh Australia 66 36 2 6.0
RJ Bright Australia 228 81 0 0.0
CJ McDermott Australia 126 69 0 0.0
M Amarnath India 18 9 0 0.0
RMH Binny India 18 11 0 0.0

MATCH BATTING

BATSMAN TEAM R D BF RSH(%) MR
[?]
AR Border (c) Australia 174 2 370 31 16.2
K Srikkanth India 124 2 150 25 4.3
GRJ Matthews Australia 116 1 217 20 4.4
DB Vengsarkar India 76 1 251 15 0.5
N Kapil Dev (c) India 55 1 76 11 0.4
GR Marsh Australia 49 2 171 9 0.2
RJ Shastri India 49 1 173 10 0.2
RJ Bright Australia 48 2 154 8 0.1
M Amarnath India 48 1 155 10 0.1
DW Hookes Australia 42 2 68 7 0.5
M Azharuddin India 37 1 111 7 0.1
SMH Kirmani † India 35 1 45 7 0.1
DC Boon Australia 33 2 89 6 0.1
WB Phillips † Australia 20 2 107 4 0.0
SR Waugh Australia 18 2 52 3 0.0
L Sivaramakrishnan India 15 1 28 3 0.0
DR Gilbert Australia 14 1 84 2 0.0
BA Reid Australia 14 2 45 2 0.0
SM Gavaskar India 14 2 59 3 0.0
NS Yadav India 6 0 27 1 0.0
CJ McDermott Australia 3 2 11 1 0.0
RMH Binny India 0 1 8 0 0.0

AUSTRALIA v INDIA
FORMBOOK HISTORY

Australia faced India in 40 test matches before this game. Of these, Australia had the stronger team in 27 matches according to the formbook expectation.

Each circle in the chart below represents a previous Australia v India test. To reach a match page, click on the circle. The red circle represents the current match.

AUSTRALIA INDIA STRONGER WEAKER WEAKER STRONGER 10 15 20 26 31 36 41 46 51 57 10 15 20 26 31 36 41 46 51 57

RECENT MATCHES

MATCH AUSTRALIA
WIN EXP.
INDIA
WIN EXP.
December 13, 1985
Adelaide Oval
37 59
February 07, 1981
Melbourne Cricket Ground
48 48
January 23, 1981
Adelaide Oval
47 49
January 02, 1981
Sydney Cricket Ground
50 45
November 03, 1979
Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
23 74
October 26, 1979
Eden Gardens, Kolkata
33 63
October 13, 1979
Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi
25 70
October 02, 1979
Green Park, Kanpur
18 78
September 19, 1979
M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
43 51