Hayden in punishing mood, Australia v India, VB Series, 1st final, Melbourne, February 6, 2004 © Getty Images

  • Feb 7, 2004

    Gillespie and Australia gear up for one final push © Getty Images

  • Feb 6, 2004

    The crowd at the MCG perform a Mexican wave as Australia take a 1-0 lead © Getty Images

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    Damien Martyn applies the finishing touches as Australia romp home © Getty Images

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    Ricky Ponting is given a rousing applause as he leaves the field after a breezy 88 © AFP

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    Lakshmipathy Balaji takes a splendid return catch to dismiss Matthew Hayden © Getty Images

  • Feb 6, 2004

    Ricky Ponting shows no respite as he toys with the bowlers © Getty Images

  • Feb 6, 2004

    Anil Kumble expresses his anguish as Australia cruise towards victory © AFP

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    Ricky Ponting then launches an attack by carting the bowlers © Getty Images

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    Ricky Ponting gets into the groove with a few well-timed strokes © Getty Images

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    Lakshmipathy Balaji is hit around the park before he comes back well to dismiss Adam Gilchrist © Getty Images

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    Matthew Hayden plays a few aggressive shots as the run-rate soars © Getty Images

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    Adam Gilchrist executes a ferocious cut as Australia gallop © Getty Images

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    Hemang Badani acknowledges the cheers after reaching his half-century © AFP

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    Ian Harvey misses a simple run-out as Hemang Badani makes his ground © Getty Images

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    Ajit Agarkar raises his bat after making a quickfire half-century © Getty Images

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    Hemang Badani joins Ajit Agarkar as they script a rescue act © Getty Images

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    Ajit Agarkar leads the Indian fightback with a few glorious shots © Getty Images

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    Brett Lee leaps high in the air after dismissing Yuvraj Singh © Getty Images