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Matches in India are often thwarted by inclement weather

When it rains, it pours

May 15, 2007: India's science and technology minister, Kapil Sibal, has come up with a constructive suggestion: urging the BCCI to prepare the team's itinerary based on the weather forecasts provided by the IMD

Siddhartha Vaidyanathan

Anatomy of a classic

Jan 1, 2006: Virender Sehwag looks back at his century and a half against Australia in Chennai, 2004

Chandrahas Choudhury and Nishant Arora

Second Test

India v Australia

2005:

Paul Weaver

India v Australia, 2nd Test, Chennai, 5th day

The beautiful Test

Oct 18, 2004: Amit Varma evaluates both teams after the second test at Chennai

The Wisden Verdict by Amit Varma

India v Australia, 2nd Test, Chennai, 5th day

The beautiful Test

Oct 18, 2004: This Chennai Test was not one for the mind - it was marred by dropped catches, missed stumpings, nervous errors, and a rained-out day - but it was one that will be remembered fondly for years

The Wisden Verdict by Amit Varma

India v Australia, 2nd Test, Chennai, 5th day

Match drawn after rain plays spoilsport

Oct 18, 2004: Play called off due to rain shortly before 1 pm

The Bulletin by Wisden Cricinfo staff

India v Australia, 2nd Test, Chennai, 5th day

Match drawn after rain plays spoilsport

Oct 18, 2004: Shortly before 1pm on the final day of the Chennai Test, the match was called off after heavy overnight rain and a steady drizzle on Monday morning ruined any chances of play

The Bulletin by Anand Vasu

India v Australia, 2nd Test, Chennai, 4th day

Elegant defiance

Oct 17, 2004: Dileep Premachandran looks back at Damien Martyn's priceless rescue efforts for Australia

Wisden Verdict by Dileep Premachandran at Chennai

India v Australia, 2nd Test, Chennai, 4th day

Elegant defiance

Oct 17, 2004: You don't usually equate languid elegance with rearguard actions, but Damien Martyn - Amazing Grace in flannels when on his game - has made raising the Titanic something of a habit in recent times

Wisden Verdict by Dileep Premachandran at Chennai

India v Australia, 2nd Test, Chennai, 4th day

'Hoo ha, hoo ha'

Oct 17, 2004: Amit Varma soaks up the atmosphere in Chepauk

Roving Reporter by Amit Varma at Chennai

India v Australia, 2nd Test, Chennai, 4th day

'Hoo ha, hoo ha'

Oct 17, 2004: It has got hotter and hotter in Chennai as this Test has progressed, but the crowd does not seem to be feeling it

Roving Reporter by Amit Varma at Chennai

India v Australia, 2nd Test, Chennai, 4th day

Sizzling Martyn sets up a thriller

Oct 17, 2004: Damien Martyn's century sets up victory target of 229 for India

Wisden Cricinfo staff

India v Australia, 2nd Test, Chennai, 4th day

Sizzling Martyn sets up a thriller

Oct 17, 2004: Damien Martyn hung on and stroked a dazzling 104 to rescue his side from a difficult position with a resolute Jason Gillespie (26) for company

Bulletin by Anand Vasu

India v Australia, 2nd Test, Chennai, 3rd day

'We compounded the errors of the first day'

Oct 16, 2004: John Buchanan was subdued when he addressed the media at the end of the third day

Dileep Premachandran at Chennai

India v Australia, 2nd Test, Chennai, 3rd day

'We'll be looking to chase less than 100'

Oct 16, 2004: Mohammad Kaif speaks to the media

Wisden Cricinfo staff

India v Australia, 2nd Test, Chennai, 3rd day

'We compounded the errors of the first day'

Oct 16, 2004: John Buchanan was subdued when he addressed the media at the end of the third day

Wisden Cricinfo staff

India v Australia, 2nd Test, Chennai, 3rd day

'We'll be looking to chase less than 100'

Oct 16, 2004: Mohammad Kaif announced his return to the Indian side with a composed and gritty 64, suffering in the final stages with cramp that forced him off just after lunch

Dileep Premachandran at Chennai

India v Australia, 2nd Test, Chennai, 3rd day

A healthy fear

Oct 16, 2004: The 103-run partnership between Kaif and Parthiv Patel, may well prove to be the decisive phase of this Test

Indian View by Amit Varma

India v Australia, 2nd Test, Chennai, 3rd day

A healthy fear

Oct 16, 2004: The 103-run partnership between two young men, Mohammad Kaif andParthiv Patel, neither of whom is a certainty in the side, may wellprove to be the decisive phase of this Test

The Wisden Verdict by Amit Varma

India v Australia, 2nd Test, Chennai, 3rd day

Captain Courageous

Oct 16, 2004: Gilchrist fights fatigue and walks in at No.3 to avoid the deficit

Peter English
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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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