December 4, 1977 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • 66th Davis Cup: Australia beats Italy in Sydney (3-1)
  • Davis Cup Tennis, Sydney: John Alexander beats Adriano Panatta of Italy 6-4, 4-6, 2-6, 8-6, 11-9 in a 3 hour, 54 minute classic to give Australia a 3-1 victory
  • NFL's 5,000th game, Cincinnati beats KC 27-7
  • West Indies win 1st World Series Cricket 'Test' against Australia at VFL Park in Melbourne by 3 wickets; chasing 235 for victory, Viv Richards with 56 and Clive Lloyd 44 guide WI to 237/7 with 2 days to spare

Birthdays in Sport

  • Shahid Nazir, Pakistani cricketer (Pakistan Test fast bowler v Zimbabwe 1996), born in Faisalabad, Punjab