Australia tour of India, 3rd Test: India v Australia at Bangalore, Mar 25-28, 1998
Australia won by 8 wickets
25,26,27,28 March 1998 (5-day match)
  India 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
VVS Laxman c Taylor b Kasprowicz 6 44 24 1 0 25.00
NS Sidhu b Warne 74 162 135 8 3 54.81
R Dravid b Warne 23 131 94 4 0 24.46
SR Tendulkar b Dale 177 298 207 29 3 85.50
M Azharuddin* c †Healy b Lehmann 40 144 114 2 0 35.08
SC Ganguly lbw b Dale 17 61 39 3 0 43.58
NR Mongia c Ponting b Warne 18 48 34 2 0 52.94
A Kumble c Waugh b Robertson 39 86 59 4 1 66.10
Harvinder Singh lbw b Dale 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
SLV Raju c Lehmann b Robertson 5 26 24 1 0 20.83
Harbhajan Singh not out 4 21 19 0 0 21.05
Extras (b 6, lb 6, nb 9) 21
  Total (all out; 123.2 overs; 510 mins) 424 (3.43 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  MS Kasprowicz 29 4 76 1 2.62 (5nb)
  AC Dale 23 6 71 3 3.08 (2nb)
  SK Warne 35 9 106 3 3.02 (2nb)
  GS Blewett 14 3 50 0 3.57 (1nb)
  GR Robertson 11.2 1 58 2 5.11
  ME Waugh 4 0 24 0 6.00
  DS Lehmann 7 1 27 1 3.85
  Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
MJ Slater c †Mongia b Harvinder Singh 91 140 117 14 2 77.77
MA Taylor* c †Mongia b Kumble 14 63 43 1 0 32.55
GS Blewett b Harbhajan Singh 4 21 25 0 0 16.00
ME Waugh not out 153 375 267 13 4 57.30
DS Lehmann c Laxman b Harbhajan Singh 52 99 67 8 0 77.61
RT Ponting c Tendulkar b Kumble 16 27 30 0 0 53.33
IA Healy c †Mongia b Kumble 4 10 5 1 0 80.00
SK Warne c Harbhajan Singh b Raju 33 63 52 3 1 63.46
GR Robertson c Azharuddin b Kumble 4 42 33 0 0 12.12
MS Kasprowicz lbw b Kumble 4 26 26 0 0 15.38
AC Dale c Laxman b Kumble 5 8 9 0 0 55.55
Extras (b 12, lb 5, nb 3) 20
  Total (all out; 111.3 overs; 423 mins) 400 (3.58 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  Harvinder Singh 7 0 44 1 6.28 (2nb)
  SC Ganguly 2 0 10 0 5.00 (2nb)
  A Kumble 41.3 8 98 6 2.36
  SLV Raju 37 7 118 1 3.18
  Harbhajan Singh 23 1 112 2 4.86 (1nb)
  VVS Laxman 1 0 1 0 1.00
  India 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
VVS Laxman c Ponting b Warne 15 59 41 2 0 36.58
NS Sidhu c Lehmann b Warne 44 90 62 6 1 70.96
R Dravid c †Healy b Robertson 6 63 31 0 0 19.35
SR Tendulkar c & b Kasprowicz 31 75 64 4 0 48.43
M Azharuddin* b Kasprowicz 18 69 53 2 0 33.96
SC Ganguly b Robertson 16 72 55 0 0 29.09
NR Mongia not out 12 77 37 0 0 32.43
A Kumble lbw b Robertson 9 15 14 2 0 64.28
Harvinder Singh lbw b Kasprowicz 0 7 8 0 0 0.00
SLV Raju b Kasprowicz 2 6 5 0 0 40.00
Harbhajan Singh lbw b Kasprowicz 0 3 2 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 5, lb 5, nb 6) 16
  Total (all out; 61 overs; 273 mins) 169 (2.77 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  MS Kasprowicz 18 5 28 5 1.55 (1nb)
  AC Dale 5 1 21 0 4.20
  SK Warne 25 6 80 2 3.20 (5nb)
  GR Robertson 12 2 28 3 2.33
  GS Blewett 1 0 2 0 2.00
  Australia 2nd innings (target: 194 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
MA Taylor* not out 102 210 193 17 0 52.84
MJ Slater c Azharuddin b Tendulkar 42 108 73 3 1 57.53
GS Blewett lbw b Kumble 5 27 23 0 0 21.73
ME Waugh not out 33 74 59 4 0 55.93
Extras (b 8, lb 5) 13
  Total (2 wickets; 58 overs; 210 mins) 195 (3.36 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  Harvinder Singh 3 0 17 0 5.66
  A Kumble 22.4 5 63 1 2.77
  SLV Raju 15 4 37 0 2.46
  Harbhajan Singh 6 1 24 0 4.00
  SR Tendulkar 11.2 1 41 1 3.61

Match details


Toss - India, who chose to bat
Series - India won the 3-match series 2-1
Test debuts - AC Dale and DS Lehmann (Australia); Harbhajan Singh (India)
Player of the match - MS Kasprowicz (Australia)
Player of the series - SR Tendulkar (India)
Umpires - VK Ramaswamy and DR Shepherd (England)
TV umpire - BK Sadashiva
Match referee - PL van der Merwe (South Africa)
Close of play
  • Wed, 25 Mar - day 1 - India 1st innings 290/4 (SR Tendulkar 117*, SC Ganguly 17*, 90 ov)
  • Thu, 26 Mar - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 209/3 (ME Waugh 58*, DS Lehmann 35*, 54 ov)
  • Fri, 27 Mar - day 3 - India 2nd innings 99/3 (SR Tendulkar 27*, M Azharuddin 4*, 34 ov)
  • Sat, 28 Mar - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 195/2 (58 ov) - end of match
 
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