October 9-13, 2008

India v Australia, 1st Test, Bangalore

Australia 430 (Hussey 146, Ponting 123, Zaheer 5-91, Ishant 4-77) and 228 for 6 dec (Watson 41, Ishant 3-40) drew with India 360 (Zaheer 57*, Harbhajan 54, Dravid 51) and 177 for 4 (Tendulkar 49, Laxman 42*)
Scorecard and ball-by-ball details

5th day
Bulletin - Solid India hold on for draw
Analysis - India avoid Sydney repeat
Analysis - Uncharacteristic Tendulkar and Laxman save the day
Quotes - 'Australia can't take 20 wickets' - Zaheer
Quotes - Ponting happy with rookies' performances
Quotes - Happy with the way I bowled' - White
Audio - Ian Chappell: Kumble a worry for India
Plays of the day - Pain and no gain
Gallery - Tendulkar and Laxman ensure draw

4th day
Bulletin - India fight but Australia hold firm
Feature - Once upon a series
Quotes - Watson soaks up Test cricket
Analysis - India's chance to pass fourth-innings test
Audio - Ian Chappell: Watson-Haddin stand crucial
Plays of the day - An 'extra' worry for Australia
Gallery - Watson and Haddin help Australia extend lead to 263

3rd day
Bulletin - Harbhajan sparks India fightback
Analysis - Back-ups step up
Quotes - Footwork tweak helped Johnson
Quotes - 'We expected the semi-defensive fields' - Dravid
Plays of the day - Lee opens up in style
Audio - Chappell: Australia missed a frontline spinner
Gallery - Harbhajan keeps India afloat
Tour Diary - Commercial Modi turns Burgundy

2nd day
Bulletin - Stubborn Hussey sets challenge for India
Feature - Australia's MVP
Analysis - Spin twins redundant?
Analysis - Slips in the field
Quotes - Hussey warns of variable bounce
Quotes - Right rhythm, right time for Zaheer
Plays of the day - Rub of the green for Hussey
Audio - Chappell: 'Kumble's captaincy was pretty ordinary'
Gallery - Hussey and Zaheer share honours

1st day
Bulletin - Ponting century sets up Australia
Analysis - Captain rises to the fore
Analysis - Filling a hole
Feature - Ponting v Ishant Part II
Quotes - Hard work pays off for Ponting
Plays of the day - Ponting 1 Harbhajan 0
Audio - Chappell: 'India have their nose ahead'
Gallery - Ponting ton gives Australia the edge

Preview package
Preview - Balanced bowling gives India the edge
Peter Roebuck - It takes two
Analysis - Focus on the Fab Five
Analysis - Ponting banks on new-age fielding
Quotes - Ponting expects 'good batting surface'
Quotes - Krejza screams his credentials
Quotes - Ponting insulted by 'cheating' claims
Quotes - Ponting hopes Fab Four will feel pressure
Stats - Australia bank on Bangalore factor
Audio - Ian Chappell: 'India's best chance to beat Australia'