Border-Gavaskar Trophy 2000/01

Result - India 2-1 (3)

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Recalling India's collective vow of silence

The nation's greatest series win had more than a tinge of controversy, which nobody in India really wanted to talk about

Of great series and sucky DVDs

The India-Australia series in 2001 gave us much joy. Too bad those who put it on disc for posterity weren't up to the task

Statistics

Border-Gavaskar Trophy, 2000/01 (Australia in India Tests)

Australia tour of India, Feb-Apr 2001

Test matches

Harbhajan Singh and VVS Laxman celebrate after India take the Border-Gavaskar trophy
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Sachin Tendulkar plays the ball late
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India celebrate the fall of the final wicket
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VVS Laxman and Rahul Dravid relax after their 376-run partnership
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India celebrate the fall of the final wicket
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VVS Laxman and Rahul Dravid celebrate India's win
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Series Results
India v Australia at Chennai - Mar 18-22, 2001
India won by 2 wickets
India v Australia at Kolkata - Mar 11-15, 2001
India won by 171 runs
India v Australia at Mumbai - Feb 27-Mar 1, 2001
Australia won by 10 wickets
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