Border-Gavaskar Trophy - 2nd Test

India v Australia

India won by an innings and 219 runs

Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
MJ Slater c Dravid b Srinath 0 3 6 0 0 0.00
MA Taylor* c †Mongia b Ganguly 3 49 21 0 0 14.28
GS Blewett b Srinath 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
ME Waugh lbw b Srinath 10 27 19 2 0 52.63
SR Waugh run out (Dravid/Kumble) 80 229 175 13 0 45.71
RT Ponting b Kumble 60 149 127 7 0 47.24
IA Healy c Laxman b Kumble 1 12 6 0 0 16.66
SK Warne c Azharuddin b Kumble 11 23 17 2 0 64.70
GR Robertson lbw b Ganguly 29 127 99 3 0 29.29
MS Kasprowicz c Azharuddin b Ganguly 25 92 83 3 0 30.12
P Wilson not out 0 7 2 0 0 0.00
Extras (lb 2, nb 12) 14
Total (all out; 89.4 overs; 367 mins) 233 (2.59 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-1 (Slater, 0.5 ov), 2-1 (Blewett, 0.6 ov), 3-15 (ME Waugh, 6.4 ov), 4-29 (Taylor, 9.2 ov), 5-141 (Ponting, 46.4 ov), 6-151 (Healy, 50.1 ov), 7-168 (Warne, 56.1 ov), 8-178 (SR Waugh, 62.5 ov), 9-232 (Kasprowicz, 87.5 ov), 10-233 (Robertson, 89.4 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
J Srinath 17 0 80 3 4.70 (10nb)
SC Ganguly 13.4 5 28 3 2.04 (1nb)
A Kumble 28 11 44 3 1.57 (1nb)
SR Tendulkar 2 0 6 0 3.00
SLV Raju 17 2 42 0 2.47
RK Chauhan 11 2 30 0 2.72
VVS Laxman 1 0 1 0 1.00
India 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
VVS Laxman c †Healy b Robertson 95 225 161 16 0 59.00
NS Sidhu lbw b ME Waugh 97 204 152 16 0 63.81
R Dravid c & b Blewett 86 209 150 12 0 57.33
SR Tendulkar c Blewett b Kasprowicz 79 109 86 12 2 91.86
M Azharuddin* not out 163 311 246 18 3 66.26
SC Ganguly c sub (DS Lehmann) b Robertson 65 175 128 6 1 50.78
NR Mongia not out 30 56 44 5 0 68.18
Extras (b 2, lb 7, nb 9) 18
Total (5 wickets dec; 159 overs; 647 mins) 633 (3.98 runs per over)
Did not bat J Srinath, RK Chauhan, SLV Raju, A Kumble
Fall of wickets 1-191 (Sidhu, 49.2 ov), 2-207 (Laxman, 54.1 ov), 3-347 (Tendulkar, 81.3 ov), 4-400 (Dravid, 101.4 ov), 5-558 (Ganguly, 144.3 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
MS Kasprowicz 34 6 122 1 3.58 (3nb)
P Wilson 12 2 50 0 4.16
GS Blewett 20 3 65 1 3.25
SK Warne 42 4 147 0 3.50 (7nb)
GR Robertson 33 2 163 2 4.93
ME Waugh 18 1 77 1 4.27 (3nb)
Australia 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
MA Taylor* run out (Laxman/†Mongia) 45 187 116 5 0 38.79
MJ Slater b Srinath 5 22 14 0 0 35.71
GS Blewett lbw b Srinath 25 94 76 2 0 32.89
ME Waugh c Laxman b Kumble 0 6 5 0 0 0.00
RT Ponting c Srinath b Kumble 9 40 25 1 0 36.00
IA Healy lbw b Srinath 38 118 104 6 0 36.53
SR Waugh lbw b Kumble 33 173 138 5 0 23.91
SK Warne c & b Kumble 9 44 33 1 0 27.27
GR Robertson c Azharuddin b Kumble 0 3 3 0 0 0.00
MS Kasprowicz c Raju b Chauhan 10 30 24 1 0 41.66
P Wilson not out 0 0 2 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 1, lb 3, nb 3) 7
Total (all out; 88.4 overs; 364 mins) 181 (2.04 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-7 (Slater, 4.1 ov), 2-55 (Blewett, 26.3 ov), 3-56 (ME Waugh, 27.5 ov), 4-81 (Ponting, 35.6 ov), 5-91 (Taylor, 41.3 ov), 6-133 (Healy, 68.5 ov), 7-158 (Warne, 79.2 ov), 8-158 (Robertson, 79.5 ov), 9-181 (SR Waugh, 87.6 ov), 10-181 (Kasprowicz, 88.4 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
J Srinath 19 6 44 3 2.31 (2nb)
SC Ganguly 4 0 9 0 2.25 (1nb)
A Kumble 31 10 62 5 2.00
RK Chauhan 18.4 4 42 1 2.25
SLV Raju 16 7 20 0 1.25
Match details
Toss Australia, who chose to bat
Series India led the 3-match series 2-0
Test debut P Wilson (Australia)
Player of the match J Srinath (India)
Umpires BC Cooray (Sri Lanka) and K Parthasarathy
TV umpire S Choudhary
Match referee PL van der Merwe (South Africa)
Close of play
Wed, 18 Mar - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 233
Thu, 19 Mar - day 2 - India 1st innings 369/3 (R Dravid 76*, M Azharuddin 9*, 90 ov)
Fri, 20 Mar - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 38/1 (MA Taylor 11*, GS Blewett 19*, 19 ov)
Sat, 21 Mar - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 181 (88.4 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Lunch: India 95/0 (Laxman 47*, Sidhu 42*; 29 overs)
  • Tea: India 228/2 (Dravid 16*, Tendulkar 12*; 58 overs)
  • Laxman and Sidhu are the second opening pair to be dismissed in the nineties in the same test innings (first, SM Gavaskar and CPS Chauhan, India v Pakistan at Lahore, 1978-79).
 
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