1978 Test Match: India versus Pakistan in front of 40,000 fans!



This historical footage dates from 1978 and shows a match of a final test series match played between India and Pakistan at Wankhede Stadium Mumbai witnessed by record crowd of 40,000 fans.

This series was of 4 matches out of which Pakistan won 3 and India won 1 and 0 were drawn. Overall Pakistan was the winner of this series. The Pakistan Team Captain was Islahuddin Siddique and the coach was Sayad A. Hussain. For India, the skipper was V. J. Philips
and the coach was R. S. Gentle.

By Pablo Mendoza

Pablo Mendoza is an FIH Hockey Academy Educator and the CEO of A Hockey World. Contact: pablo@ahockeyworld.net

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