Close of Play

  • Thu, 15 Dec - day 1 - Cricket Australia Chairman's XI 1st innings 398/6 (TLW Cooper 182*, TP Ludeman 0*, 86 ov)
  • Fri, 16 Dec - day 2 - Indians 1st innings 320/6 (83.1 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

Indians 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st3G GambhirAM Rahane
2nd71R DravidG Gambhir
3rd33SR TendulkarR Dravid
4th133SR TendulkarVVS Laxman
5th0VVS LaxmanRG Sharma
6th6RG SharmaV Kohli
7th74RG SharmaWP Saha
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  • Ishant bowls on shortened final day

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  • Tendulkar leads solid batting performance

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  • Zaheer targets Australia's swing weakness

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  • Ishant the focus on tough first day for bowlers

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