Australia had won the toss and chosen to bat first. They put up a commanding total of 574/7.
Opener David Boon slammed 122 off 258 balls with 21 fours. Dean Jones cracked 210 off 330 balls with 27 fours and 2 sixes. Skipper Allan Border made 106 off 172 balls with 14 fours and 1 six.
From India, Kapil Dev, batting at No 7, scored 119 off 138 balls with 21 fours to help India avoid the follow on.
In the fourth innings, chasing 348, India were all out for 347 as the match ended in a tie.