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Amazing Tests at the WACA

It all ended controversially



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Occasion: Pakistan in Australia Test Series - 2nd Test, 1979
Brief Scores: Pakistan 277, 285; Australia 327, 236-3
Result: Australia won by 7 wickets
Star(s) of the match: Alan Hurst

Javed Miandad revived Pakistan's first innings with a defiant unbeaten 129 after Alan Hurst had reduced the visitors to 909-5 early on Day 1. Pakistan managed 277 and the hosts took a comfortable 50 runs' lead. Hurst, once again, rattled the Pakistani line-up with 5-94 as the visitors folded for mere 285 in their second innings. Chasing a comfortable 236 for a win, the openers gave Australia a good start before Hilditch was given out to the controversial handled ball decision. However, Rick Darling (79) and Alan Border (66*) lead the home team to a comfortable 7 wicket victory in the final hour of the final day.

India needs a bit of 'Kolaveri'
That day at the WACA

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