Australia tour of India 2004/05

Once upon a twinkle-toed debut

A little over eight years ago, a young Australian made a dream debut in Bangalore. Now he returns as captain

India v Australia, 1st Test, Bangalore, 4th day

Once upon a series

The Australian approach on the fourth day may have been negative or pointless to some but it was clear that lessons had been learnt from the debacles at Kolkata [2001] and Adelaide [2003]

Tour Summary

The Australians in India, 2004-05

Australia, India, 2004-05

Statistics

Border-Gavaskar Trophy, 2004/05 (Australia in India Tests)

Australia tour of India, Sep-Nov 2004

Test matches

Rahul Dravid and Ricky Ponting wonder when play will start
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Sachin Tendulkar and Matthew Hayden examine the Nagpur pitch
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Michael Clarke kisses the baggy green after scoring a century on Test debut
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Tour Results
India v Australia at Mumbai - Nov 3-5, 2004
India won by 13 runs
India v Australia at Nagpur - Oct 26-29, 2004
Australia won by 342 runs
India v Australia at Chennai - Oct 14-18, 2004
Match drawn
India v Australia at Bangalore - Oct 6-10, 2004
Australia won by 217 runs
Mumbai v Australians at Mumbai (BS) - Sep 30-Oct 2, 2004
Match drawn
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