India attain the ending level of their practically two-month lengthy tour of Australia with the fourth and last Take a look at at Brisbane and there is nonetheless loads to play for. The sequence is degree 1-1, a spot within the World Take a look at Championship last is at stake and so is Australia’s document on the venue – they have not misplaced a Take a look at at The Gabba since 1988. India and Australia have performed solely six Exams at The Gabba for the reason that Indians first toured the nation in 1947-48 and barring the 2003 drawn Take a look at all of them have been gained by Australia.
Right here is how the 2 groups have fared in opposition to each other on the ‘fortress’ Brisbane
November 28-December 4, 1947 – Australia gained by an innings and 226 runs
India’s first-ever Take a look at in Australia was performed in Brisbane and the hosts clinched that contest by an innings and 226 runs. Sir Donald Bradman scored 185 as Australia declared on 382 for 8 earlier than bowling India out for 58 and 98.
January 19-24, 1968 – Australia gained by 39 runs
Doug Walters made 93 and captain Invoice Lawry made 64 as Australia scored 379 within the first innings. Twin knocks of 74 from MAK Pataudi and ML Jaisimha helped Inda end with 279. Australia replied with 294 as Walters scored one other half-century earlier than the Indians had been bowled out for 355, regardless of Jaisimha’s 101, chasing 395.
December 2-6, 1977 – Australia gained by 16 runs
Australia had been bundled for 166 within the first innings however they got here again to bowl India out for 153. Then, Bob Simpson’s 89 helped Australia to 327 within the second innings and regardless of Sunil Gavaskar’s 113, India had been dismissed for 324 whereas chasing 341 runs. Bishan Singh Bedi acquired 5 wickets within the first innings whereas Madan Lal acquired a five-for within the second. For Australia, Jeff Thomson took seven within the match.
November 29-December 2, 1991 – Australia gained by 10 wickets
After dismissing India for 239 within the first innings, courtesy Craig McDermott’s five-wicket haul, Australia made 340, helped by Mark Taylor’s 94. The Indians may solely rating 156 within the second try and Australia knocked off the 58-run goal with 10 wickets in hand.
December 4-8, 2003 – Match drawn
In a rain-affected contest, Sourav Ganguly’s 144 overshadowed Justin Langer’s 121 as India replied to Australia’s 323 with 409. Matthew Hayden, Ricky Ponting, Damien Martyn and Steve Waugh all hit fifties within the second innings as Australia declared on 284 for 3. Chasing 199, India completed 73 for two at Stumps on the ultimate day.
December 17-20, 2014 – Australia gained by 4 wickets
Murali Vijay’s 144 and Ajinkya Rahane’s 81 helped India to 408 within the first innings. Steve Smith riposted with 133 whereas Mitchell Johnson and Mitchell Starc hit fifties within the decrease order to assist Australia to 505. India collapsed for 224 within the second essay and Australia chased down the 128-run goal with 4 wickets in hand.
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