Player of the Match
Player of the Match
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    lbw b Gillespie
    3
    8
    16
    0
    0
    37.50
    b McGrath
    8
    11
    13
    1
    0
    72.72
    not out
    31
    104
    176
    3
    1
    29.80
    c †Gilchrist b Gillespie
    5
    35
    43
    0
    0
    14.28
    c †Gilchrist b Gillespie
    1
    10
    10
    0
    0
    10.00
    lbw b Gillespie
    2
    3
    7
    0
    0
    66.66
    b Kasprowicz
    10
    28
    41
    2
    0
    35.71
    c Ponting b Hauritz
    16
    19
    25
    4
    0
    84.21
    c Katich b Hauritz
    14
    26
    27
    3
    0
    53.84
    c †Gilchrist b Hauritz
    0
    3
    7
    0
    0
    0.00
    b Kasprowicz
    0
    3
    6
    0
    0
    0.00
    Extras
    14 (b 6, lb 7, nb 1)
    TOTAL
    104 all out (41.3 Overs, RR: 2.5, 190 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-11 (V Sehwag, 2.6 ov), 2-11 (G Gambhir, 3.1 ov), 3-29 (SR Tendulkar, 13.3 ov), 4-31 (VVS Laxman, 15.5 ov), 5-33 (M Kaif, 17.2 ov), 6-46 (KD Karthik, 26.4 ov), 7-68 (A Kumble, 32.3 ov), 8-100 (Harbhajan Singh, 38.6 ov), 9-102 (M Kartik, 40.5 ov), 10-104 (Z Khan, 41.3 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    GD McGrath1693512.1800
    JN Gillespie1222942.4100
    MS Kasprowicz8.331121.2901
    NM Hauritz501633.2000
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    c Dravid b Khan
    12
    23
    30
    2
    0
    52.17
    c Kaif b Kartik
    35
    73
    105
    1
    3
    47.94
    lbw b Kumble
    11
    19
    29
    1
    0
    57.89
    b Kartik
    55
    114
    175
    3
    0
    48.24
    c Kaif b Kumble
    7
    15
    28
    0
    0
    46.66
    st †Karthik b Kumble
    17
    28
    22
    0
    2
    60.71
    c Kaif b Kartik
    26
    18
    26
    3
    1
    144.44
    c Kaif b Kumble
    2
    32
    30
    0
    0
    6.25
    c Harbhajan Singh b Kumble
    0
    6
    8
    0
    0
    0.00
    c Kumble b Kartik
    19
    27
    33
    2
    0
    70.37
    not out
    9
    18
    21
    2
    0
    50.00
    Extras
    10 (b 2, lb 4, nb 4)
    TOTAL
    203 all out (61.3 Overs, RR: 3.3, 258 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-17 (JL Langer, 6.2 ov), 2-37 (RT Ponting, 12.3 ov), 3-81 (ML Hayden, 21.4 ov), 4-101 (SM Katich, 29.3 ov), 5-121 (MJ Clarke, 35.5 ov), 6-157 (AC Gilchrist, 41.4 ov), 7-167 (JN Gillespie, 50.4 ov), 8-171 (NM Hauritz, 52.4 ov), 9-184 (DR Martyn, 55.2 ov), 10-203 (MS Kasprowicz, 61.3 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    Z Khan601011.6601
    Harbhajan Singh2145302.5200
    A Kumble1909054.7300
    M Kartik15.314442.8303
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    c Clarke b McGrath
    1
    13
    13
    0
    0
    7.69
    lbw b McGrath
    5
    14
    25
    1
    0
    35.71
    c & b Hauritz
    69
    127
    192
    12
    0
    54.33
    c Clarke b Hauritz
    55
    83
    120
    6
    1
    66.26
    c †Gilchrist b Clarke
    27
    74
    110
    3
    0
    36.48
    lbw b Clarke
    25
    60
    75
    3
    0
    41.66
    c Ponting b Clarke
    4
    7
    8
    1
    0
    57.14
    not out
    13
    21
    33
    1
    0
    61.90
    c Hayden b Clarke
    0
    2
    1
    0
    0
    0.00
    b Clarke
    2
    5
    8
    0
    0
    40.00
    lbw b Clarke
    0
    4
    7
    0
    0
    0.00
    Extras
    4 (b 4)
    TOTAL
    205 all out (68.2 Overs, RR: 3.0, 300 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-5 (G Gambhir, 3.3 ov), 2-14 (V Sehwag, 5.5 ov), 3-105 (SR Tendulkar, 32.1 ov), 4-153 (VVS Laxman, 46.5 ov), 5-182 (R Dravid, 58.4 ov), 6-188 (KD Karthik, 60.3 ov), 7-195 (M Kaif, 64.3 ov), 8-195 (Harbhajan Singh, 64.5 ov), 9-199 (M Kartik, 66.4 ov), 10-205 (Z Khan, 68.2 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    JN Gillespie1514703.1300
    NM Hauritz2248723.9500
    GD McGrath1262922.4100
    MS Kasprowicz1352902.2300
    MJ Clarke6.20961.4200
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    c †Karthik b Khan
    0
    2
    1
    0
    0
    0.00
    b Harbhajan Singh
    24
    30
    57
    4
    0
    80.00
    c Laxman b Kartik
    12
    15
    20
    2
    0
    80.00
    lbw b Kartik
    0
    5
    4
    0
    0
    0.00
    c Dravid b Harbhajan Singh
    1
    12
    17
    0
    0
    8.33
    b Kartik
    7
    11
    17
    1
    0
    63.63
    c Tendulkar b Harbhajan Singh
    5
    11
    17
    0
    0
    45.45
    not out
    9
    51
    72
    1
    0
    17.64
    lbw b Kumble
    15
    18
    22
    2
    0
    83.33
    c Dravid b Harbhajan Singh
    7
    28
    34
    0
    0
    25.00
    c Laxman b Harbhajan Singh
    0
    2
    2
    0
    0
    0.00
    Extras
    13 (b 8, lb 5)
    TOTAL
    93 all out (30.5 Overs, RR: 3.01, 136 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-0 (JL Langer, 0.2 ov), 2-24 (RT Ponting, 4.1 ov), 3-24 (DR Martyn, 4.6 ov), 4-33 (SM Katich, 9.2 ov), 5-48 (ML Hayden, 11.5 ov), 6-48 (MJ Clarke, 12.4 ov), 7-58 (AC Gilchrist, 15.2 ov), 8-78 (NM Hauritz, 21.3 ov), 9-93 (MS Kasprowicz, 30.3 ov), 10-93 (GD McGrath, 30.5 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    Z Khan201417.0000
    Harbhajan Singh10.522952.6700
    M Kartik1233232.6600
    A Kumble63510.8300

Close of Play

  • Wed, 03 Nov - day 1 - India 1st innings 22/2 (R Dravid 9*, SR Tendulkar 2*, 11 ov)
  • Thu, 04 Nov - day 2 - India 2nd innings 5/0 (G Gambhir 1*, V Sehwag 4*, 3 ov)
  • Fri, 05 Nov - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 93 (30.5 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • 'I never saw him get irritated'

    VVS Laxman chats about how much he learnt from Sachin Tendulkar, and about the time he changed his stance, walked in to bat and scored a brilliant Test hundred

  • The side with nothing to lose

    'When you ain't got nothing, you got nothing to lose,' sang Bob Dylan once, no doubt referring to dead-rubber Tests

  • A whale of a debut

    Nathan Hauritz rescued Australia as the game was gradually drifting away

  • Harbhajan helps India clinch a thriller

    Australia's mighty batting line-up capitulated for just 93 in the face of some magnificent bowling from Harbhajan Singh and Murali Kartik, as India pulled off a scarcely credible 13-run victory in the final Test at the Wankhede Stadium

  • A whale of a debut

    Nathan Hauritz rescued Australia as the game was gradually drifting away