'One of the finest hundreds on a turner I've seen'

Rahul Dravid picks ten memorable performances he's witnessed in India v Australia Test matches. First up: Sachin Tendulkar's Chennai 155 and Glenn McGrath's Sydney ten-for (07:01)

Producers: Gokul Chakravarthy and Suketu Mehta

February 26, 2013

Posted by The_other_side on (February 28, 2013, 18:14 GMT)

Sunil G 221 is a great double hundred. But it is probably better to add it to India v England all time best

Posted by SRISESH on (February 28, 2013, 13:57 GMT)

Adding Sunil Gavaskar's 221 to this list. It was a Great Second innings double century I have witnessed along with Laxmans 281.

Posted by The_other_side on (February 28, 2013, 1:35 GMT)

VVS all 3 centuries at Sydney were a treat. Sehwag at Melbourne and Adelaide were equally good. Krish Shrikkanth going beserk at Sydney in 1985 was mind boggling!!! Kapil getting Dean Jones for nought twice in 1992 series tit for tat!! Kapil's 119 at Madras in tied test, Shastri scoring six sixes in Bombay during century both in 1986 series..Sandip Patil 174 in Adelaide in 1981. Every one remembers Sachin 155 at Chennai but Sidhu scored a rapid half century and was the first to hit out at Shane Warne with success.

Posted by   on (February 27, 2013, 4:38 GMT)

sehwag's greatest innings in Australia. It was almost like One day match but for the white clothing. A few batsmen have come close to two hundred in the first day. Sehwag's dismissal were always sudden and abrupt He very rarely carried the bat through out the innings. Anyway, that is the kind of batsmen is Sehwag. Still he has contribued both in Test and ODI substantially.

Posted by cricket-india on (February 26, 2013, 15:51 GMT)

azhar's revolving door nearly getting victory for india chasing 370-odd, SRT's Perth century, Oz finally winning a series in India in 2004, Ganguly's Brisbane century that showed Inda were for real, Bhajji's 32 wkts in 3 tests ...

Posted by cricket-india on (February 26, 2013, 15:29 GMT)

VVS' 281 of course, Sehwag's 195 on day 1 at Melbourne, Dravid/VVS/Aggu at Adelaide when India won, Clarke's debut 151, Aggu's 5 ducks, Kapil's 5-for to bundle Oz out for 80-odd chasing 140-odd in the 4th innings at Melbourne, SRT's Chennai 155, McGrath's Sydney 10-for, Clarke's 6/9 at Sydney (memorable too, though for the wrong reasons)...

Posted by   on (February 26, 2013, 15:17 GMT)

I completely agree with Shaolinfist on Sehwag. That was an incredible innings. Sehwag in full flow was one with the greats of the game.

Posted by shaolinfist on (February 26, 2013, 13:21 GMT)

Hmm, what do you think about Sehwag's 195 on the first day of the boxing day test in Melbourne 2003? That for me was his best innings overseas. If he had stuck around half an hour longer perhaps India would have saved that test and gone on to win that series. Sometimes even the small contributions matter. Samir Dighe's 22 / vigil with the tail had contributed in the close chase in the final test of the 2001 India-Australia series. Winning this series they say was the starting point for the success enjoyed by the Indian team from mid 2001 till mid 2011.

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