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 - India 1st innings 320/6 (83.1 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Ed Cowan stakes claim with century

    Opening batsman Ed Cowan then strengthened his case for a call-up to Australia's Test squad by scoring his fourth consecutive long-format hundred

  • Ishant bowls on shortened final day

    With the game between Indians and Cricket Australia Chairman's XI heading for a draw, the two sides agreed to bat for 30 overs each on the final day

  • Tendulkar leads solid batting performance

    The Indian batsmen, led by Sachin Tendulkar, began their tour of Australia with a strong performance on the second day of the tour match against Cricket Australia Chairman's XI

  • Zaheer targets Australia's swing weakness

    Australia's difficulties against the swinging ball, to be addressed by a remedial batting clinic in Melbourne next week, have offered a tonic to Zaheer Khan and the India bowling attack

  • Ishant the focus on tough first day for bowlers

    Ishant Sharma bowled only 5.3 overs on the first day of India's tour match in Canberra, the most notable episode in a forgettable start for the tourists

Indians 2nd innings Partnerships

1st3G GambhirAM Rahane
2nd71R DravidG Gambhir
3rd33SR TendulkarR Dravid
4th133SR TendulkarVVS Laxman
5th0VVS LaxmanRG Sharma
6th6RG SharmaV Kohli
7th74RG SharmaWP Saha