Pakistan  first test victory in Australia- Sydney- 1976-77-Imran Khan 12 wickets

Pakistan  first test victory in Australia- Sydney- 1976-77-Imran Khan 12 wickets

Pakistan got first victory vs Australia in Australia in 1977.In PAK vs AUS test series 1976-77.Pakistan played three test matches vs Australia in Australia. Pakistan team Captain was  Mushtaq Mohammad and Australia skipper was  GS Chappell


First test match of series at  Adelaide was drawn.In 2nd innings Zaheer Abbas and Asif Iqbal scored centuries .

In 2nd test match Australia beat Pakistan by 348 runs. Sadiq Mohammad scored hundred in 1st innings.

Third test match of series was played at Sydney.This was also test match of the series. Pakistan won this test match by 8 wickets. It was  first time that Pakistan beat Australia in test match in Australia. Hero  of this match was Imran Khan(Now Prime Minister Of Pakistan).

Imran took 12 wickets in this match. It was first time that Imran Khan emerged as  fast bowler .

In first innings Australia  scored  211 runs.GJ Cosier was highest scorer from Australia who scored 50 runs in 73 balls.Imran Khan took 6 wickets for  102 runs  in 26 overs .Imran bowled 6 overs maiden.Pakistan scored 360 runs in first innings , Asif Iqbal scored 120 runs .Javed Miandad 64 and Haroon Rashid 57 and Majid khan 48.

In 2nd innings Australia scored only 180 runs. Rodney Marsh highest scorer who scored 41 runs for Australia.Imran Khan again took 6 wickets  .Imran bowled  19.7 overs, 3 maiden and gave only 63 runs and took 6 wickets. Pakistan got target of victory 32 runs for loss of 2 wickets. Majid Khan scored  26 off 27 balls. Imran Khan  12 wickets in this test match.


Australia  211 & 180

Pakistan 360 & 32/2

Result: Pakistan Won by 8 wickets.

Venue. Sydney  Cricket Ground Sydney

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