Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Close of Play

  • Fri, 18 Jul - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 121/2 (JL Langer 40*, DS Lehmann 51*, 45 ov)
  • Sat, 19 Jul - day 2 - Bangladesh 2nd innings 70/1 (Hannan Sarkar 29*, Habibul Bashar 26*, 15 ov)
  • Sun, 20 Jul - day 3 - Bangladesh 2nd innings 178 (51.1 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Cotton-wool clouds and the 3 Test series

    The denizens of Darwin were surprised yesterday: the sky, which had been resolutely blue throughout the town's inaugural Test, acquired some clouds

  • Take a leaf out of our book, says Waugh

    Australia, as expected, won their first Test against Bangladesh by an innings

  • Australia complete an innings victory

    Man of the Match Steve Waugh applauds the crowd Australia just upped the pressure and Bangladesh folded 7.1 overs after lunch on the third day of their first Test in Darwin today, the home side completing a comprehensive win by an innings

  • 'Nice to overcome those tough times': Waugh

    The second day of the first Test between Australia and Bangladesh was significant for the centuries by Steve Waugh and Darren Lehmann, and Bangladesh's spirited display in the field and with the bat

  • Hundreds for Waugh and Lehmann as Australia take charge

    Any kernel of hope is an achievement for Bangladesh in their first Test against Australia, and while they are still odds on to lose this game heavily tomorrow, it won't be their worst defeat and it won't be added to the list of two-day losses like so