Pakistan v India
India in Pakistan 1978/79 (1st Test)
VenueIqbal Stadium, Faisalabad on 16th, 17th, 18th, 20th, 21st October 1978 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossPakistan won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresKhalid Aziz, Shakoor Rana
Close of play day 1Pakistan (1) 283/3 (Zaheer Abbas 128*, Javed Miandad 53*)
Close of play day 2India (1) 64/0 (Gavaskar 23*, Chauhan 30*)
Close of play day 3India (1) 291/3 (Viswanath 77*, Vengsarkar 18*)
Close of play day 4Pakistan (2) 34/0 (Majid Khan 18*, Sadiq Mohammad 13*)

Pakistan first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
Majid Khanb Bedi47     
Sadiq Mohammadc and b Bedi41     
Zaheer Abbasc Viswanath b Prasanna176 315242 
*Mushtaq Mohammadc Gavaskar b Chandrasekhar5     
Javed Miandadnot out154 420133 
Asif Iqbalc Chauhan b Bedi0     
Imran Khanc Vengsarkar b Chandrasekhar32     
+Wasim Barib Chandrasekhar3     
Sarfraz Nawazlbw b Chandrasekhar18     
Sikander Bakhtnot out16     
Iqbal Qasimdid not bat      
Extras(5 lb, 6 nb)11
Total(8 wickets, declared, 152 overs)503
Fall of wickets:
1-84 (Majid Khan), 2-99 (Sadiq Mohammad), 3-110 (Mushtaq Mohammad), 4-365 (Zaheer Abbas), 5-378 (Asif Iqbal), 6-445 (Imran Khan), 7-452 (Wasim Bari), 8-476 (Sarfraz Nawaz)
India bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Kapil Dev16   2710--
M Amarnath7   0440--
Prasanna42   111231--
Bedi49   91243--
Chandrasekhar38   61304--

India first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SM Gavaskarb Iqbal Qasim89     
CPS Chauhanc Wasim Bari b Sarfraz Nawaz46     
S Amarnathc Javed Miandad b Mushtaq Mohammad35     
GR Viswanathb Mushtaq Mohammad145  16- 
DB Vengsarkarc Wasim Bari b Imran Khan83     
M Amarnathc Wasim Bari b Sarfraz Nawaz4     
+SMH Kirmanic Iqbal Qasim b Mushtaq Mohammad1  -- 
Kapil Devc sub (Haroon Rasheed) b Mushtaq Mohammad8     
EAS Prasannanot out10     
*BS Bedirun out1  -- 
BS Chandrasekhardid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 3 lb, 34 nb)40
Total(9 wickets, declared, 142.5 overs)462
Fall of wickets:
1-97 (Chauhan), 2-147 (S Amarnath), 3-248 (Gavaskar), 4-414 (Viswanath), 5-421 (M Amarnath), 6-425 (Kirmani), 7-445 (Kapil Dev), 8-447 (Vengsarkar), 9-462 (Bedi, 142.5 ov)
Pakistan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Imran Khan34.571111--
Sarfraz Nawaz37   61052--
Sikander Bakht24   1860--
Mushtaq Mohammad27   10554--
Iqbal Qasim20   3651--

Pakistan second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
Majid Khanc Chauhan b Prasanna34     
Sadiq Mohammadc Gavaskar b Kapil Dev16     
Zaheer Abbasc Chauhan b Gavaskar96     
Asif Iqbalb S Amarnath104  15- 
Javed Miandadnot out6     
*Mushtaq Mohammaddid not bat      
Imran Khandid not bat      
+Wasim Baridid not bat      
Sarfraz Nawazdid not bat      
Sikander Bakhtdid not bat      
Iqbal Qasimdid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 3 lb, 3 nb)8
Total(4 wickets, declared, 71.5 overs)264
Fall of wickets:
1-54 (Sadiq Mohammad), 2-60 (Majid Khan), 3-226 (Zaheer Abbas), 4-264 (Asif Iqbal, 71.5 ov)
India bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Kapil Dev12   3251--
M Amarnath10   1430--
Bedi12   4400--
Chandrasekhar12   1490--
Prasanna14   4341--
Chauhan5   0260--
Gavaskar5   0341--
S Amarnath1.5051--

India second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SM Gavaskarnot out8     
CPS Chauhannot out30     
S Amarnathdid not bat      
GR Viswanathdid not bat      
DB Vengsarkardid not bat      
M Amarnathdid not bat      
+SMH Kirmanidid not bat      
Kapil Devdid not bat      
EAS Prasannadid not bat      
*BS Bedidid not bat      
BS Chandrasekhardid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 1 lb, 3 nb)5
Total(no wicket, 19 overs)43
Pakistan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Imran Khan6   2150--
Sarfraz Nawaz2   130--
Javed Miandad3   140--
Sadiq Mohammad4   0160--
Iqbal Qasim4   400--

--> Zaheer Abbas (1) passed 20000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 67
--> Javed Miandad (1) passed 1000 runs in Test matches when he reached 6
--> S Amarnath (1) passed 5500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 4
--> GR Viswanath (1) passed his previous highest score of 139 in Test matches
--> GR Viswanath (1) passed 11500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 109
--> DB Vengsarkar (1) passed his previous highest score of 78 in Test matches
--> DB Vengsarkar (1) passed 500 runs in Test matches when he reached 28
--> Kapil Dev made his debut in Test matches
--> Asif Iqbal (2) passed 19500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 5





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