Close of Play

  • Fri, 26 Dec - day 1 - India 1st innings 329/4 (SC Ganguly 20*, VVS Laxman 6*, 90 ov)
  • Sat, 27 Dec - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 317/3 (RT Ponting 120*, DR Martyn 7*, 75 ov)
  • Sun, 28 Dec - day 3 - India 2nd innings 27/2 (R Dravid 6*, SC Ganguly 6*, 11 ov)
  • Mon, 29 Dec - day 4 - India 2nd innings 286
  • Tue, 30 Dec - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 97/1 (22.2 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

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