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Pakistani cricket team in Australia in 1983–84

The Pakistan national cricket team toured Australia in the 1983–84 season and played 5 Test matches against Australia. Australia won the series 2–0.

Test series summary

First Test

11–14 November 1983
(5-day match)
Scorecard
v
436/9d (125.3 overs)
WB Phillips 159 (246)
Azeem Hafeez 5/100 (27.3 overs)
129 (40.2 overs)
Qasim Umar 48 (100)
CG Rackemann 5/32 (8 overs)
298 (98.1 overs)
Qasim Umar 65 (149)
CG Rackemann 6/86 (26 overs)
Australia won by an innings and 9 runs
Western Australia Cricket Association Ground, Perth
Umpires: MW Johnson and PJ McConnell
Player of the match: CG Rackemann (AUS)
  • Pakistan won the toss and elected to field.
  • The match was scheduled for five days but completed in four.
  • WB Phillips (AUS) made his Test debut.

Second Test

25–29 November 1983
(5-day match)
Scorecard
v
156 (50.1 overs)
Zaheer Abbas 56 (76)
GF Lawson 5/49 (17.1 overs)
509/7d (155 overs)
GS Chappell 150* (250)
Rashid Khan 3/129 (43 overs)
82/3 (23 overs)
Mohsin Khan 37 (44)
CG Rackemann 2/31 (8 overs)
Match drawn
Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane
Umpires: RA French and MW Johnson
Player of the match: GF Lawson (AUS)
  • Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat.
  • There was no play on the final day.

Third Test

9–13 December 1983
(5-day match)
Scorecard
v
465 (122.2 overs)
KC Wessels 179 (233)
Azeem Hafeez 5/167 (38.2 overs)
624 (191.2 overs)
Mohsin Khan 149 (296)
DK Lillee 6/171 (50.2 overs)
310/7 (129 overs)
KJ Hughes 106 (245)
Azeem Hafeez 2/50 (19 overs)
Match drawn
Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
Umpires: AR Crafter and RA French
Player of the match: KJ Hughes (AUS)
  • Australia won the toss and elected to bat.

Fourth Test

26–30 December 1983
(5-day match)
Scorecard
v
470 (140.4 overs)
Mohsin Khan 152 (239)
JN Maguire 3/111 (29 overs)
555 (189.3 overs)
GN Yallop 268 (517)
Abdul Qadir 5/166 (54.3 overs)
238/7 (100 overs)
Imran Khan 72* (153)
DK Lillee 3/71 (29 overs)
Match drawn
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
Umpires: AR Crafter and PJ McConnell
Player of the match: GN Yallop (AUS)

Fifth Test

2–6 January 1984
(5-day match)
Scorecard
v
278 (100.2 overs)
Mudassar Nazar 84 (169)
GF Lawson 5/59 (25 overs)
454/6d (154 overs)
GS Chappell 182 (400)
Mudassar Nazar 3/81 (31 overs)
210 (70.5 overs)
Javed Miandad 60 (129)
GF Lawson 4/48 (20 overs)
35/0 (5.4 overs)
WB Phillips 19* (23)
Australia won by 10 wickets
Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
Umpires: RA French and MW Johnson
Player of the match: GS Chappell (AUS)
  • Australia won the toss and elected to field.

External sources

Annual reviews

Further reading

  • Chris Harte, A History of Australian Cricket, André Deutsch, 1993


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