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December 26-30, 2003

Australia v India, 3rd Test, Melbourne

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Day 5

Bulletin - Hayden and Ponting seal victory
Verdict - Not rolled over
Quotes - Setting the stage
Quotes - 'Sachin didn't suggest it'
News - Pitching for trouble
News - Gillespie in Australian squad for Sydney Test

Day 4

Bulletin - Australia need 95 after India falter
Verdict - Wag the tail
Stats - A study in contrasts
Quotes and more - Williams - `A dream come true'

Day 3

Bulletin - Ponting leads Australian charge
Verdict - End of the Indian summer
Stats - Ponting's mastery
Quotes and more - 'I'm surprised Tendulkar didn't come out to bat'
Roving Reporter - 'It can't end this way'
Comment - Should Zaheer have played?

Day 2

Bulletin - Hayden and Ponting take charge
Verdict - Out of Jail
Stats - The perils of spongy bounce
Quotes and more - 'It's a rewarding place to play'

Day 1

Bulletin - Sehwag century puts India in command
Verdict - The sublime savage
Stats - The length bowlers go to
Quotes and more - Sehwag - 'I was too busy enjoying myself
Roving Reporter - The gladiator's stage
Roving Reporter - Victoria Bitter at the MCG

Pre-match package

Preview - Unfamiliar territory for both sides
Facts and figures - Faster the better
Roving Reporter - Ferocity of desire
Comment - Missing McGrath
Feature - Brett Lee's date with destiny
Feature - The fastest pitch in Australia
News - Lee replaces Gillespie for third Test
Comment - No signs of panic

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