April 9-13, 2006

Bangladesh v Australia, 1st Test, Fatullah

Australia 269 and 307 for 7 (Ponting 118*, Rafique 4-98 ) beat Bangladesh 427 and 148 by three wickets
Scorecard and ball-by-ball details

5th day
Bulletin - Brilliant Ponting seals the deal
Verdict - Snatching away a slice of history
Dileep Premachandran - Peerless Ponting too good for Bangladesh
Gallery - Ponting denies Bangladesh glory

4th day
Bulletin - Australia close in on victory despite Rafique
Verdict - When greatness scrapped
Quotes - Bashar says his run-out was 'pathetic'
Gallery - Rafique unable to check Australia

3rd day
Bulletin - Australia fight back in the field
Verdict - Vulnerable Aussies left with much to do
News -Bracken and Cullen added to Test squad
Gallery - Gilchrist and Rafique join the party

2nd day
Bulletin - Australia on the ropes
Verdict - The zest of youth
Gallery - Australia collapse

1st day
Bulletin - Nafees leads Bangladesh's magnificent charge
Stats - A day to savour for Bangladesh
Quotes - Scoring 350 runs in a day is no joke - Nafees
Gallery - All smiles for Bangladesh

Preview package
Preview - Gillespie and Clarke earn recalls
News - Bangladesh deserve their Test status - Ponting