Player of the Match
Player of the Match
  • BATSMEN
    R
    M
    B
    4s
    6s
    SR
    c †Mongia b Khan
    42
    134
    99
    7
    1
    42.42
    c sub (HK Badani) b Harbhajan Singh
    97
    242
    157
    14
    3
    61.78
    c †Mongia b Khan
    58
    131
    91
    9
    1
    63.73
    c †Mongia b Harbhajan Singh
    22
    50
    31
    4
    0
    70.96
    lbw b Harbhajan Singh
    110
    305
    203
    11
    1
    54.18
    lbw b Harbhajan Singh
    6
    22
    12
    1
    0
    50.00
    lbw b Harbhajan Singh
    0
    2
    1
    0
    0
    0.00
    c Ramesh b Harbhajan Singh
    0
    2
    1
    0
    0
    0.00
    lbw b Ganguly
    7
    26
    28
    1
    0
    25.00
    c Ramesh b Harbhajan Singh
    46
    190
    147
    8
    0
    31.29
    not out
    21
    37
    28
    2
    0
    75.00
    Extras
    36 (b 19, lb 10, nb 7)
    TOTAL
    445 all out (131.5 Overs, RR: 3.37)
    Fall of wickets: 1-103 (MJ Slater, 28.5 ov), 2-193 (ML Hayden, 53.4 ov), 3-214 (JL Langer, 58.3 ov), 4-236 (ME Waugh, 65.5 ov), 5-252 (RT Ponting, 71.2 ov), 6-252 (AC Gilchrist, 71.3 ov), 7-252 (SK Warne, 71.4 ov), 8-269 (MS Kasprowicz, 78.6 ov), 9-402 (JN Gillespie, 123.4 ov), 10-445 (SR Waugh, 131.5 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    Z Khan28.468923.1000
    BKV Prasad3059503.1601
    SC Ganguly13.234413.3005
    SLV Raju2025802.9000
    Harbhajan Singh37.5712373.2500
    SR Tendulkar20703.5001
  • BATSMEN
    R
    M
    B
    4s
    6s
    SR
    c †Gilchrist b McGrath
    20
    53
    48
    3
    0
    41.66
    c Ponting b Gillespie
    0
    6
    3
    0
    0
    0.00
    b Warne
    25
    115
    82
    4
    0
    30.48
    lbw b McGrath
    10
    25
    18
    2
    0
    55.55
    c SR Waugh b Kasprowicz
    23
    61
    51
    4
    0
    45.09
    c Hayden b Warne
    59
    122
    83
    12
    0
    71.08
    c †Gilchrist b Kasprowicz
    2
    7
    4
    0
    0
    50.00
    c Ponting b Gillespie
    4
    17
    15
    1
    0
    26.66
    b McGrath
    3
    24
    19
    0
    0
    15.78
    lbw b McGrath
    4
    17
    15
    0
    0
    26.66
    not out
    7
    47
    23
    0
    0
    30.43
    Extras
    14 (lb 2, nb 12)
    TOTAL
    171 all out (58.1 Overs, RR: 2.93)
    Fall of wickets: 1-0 (S Ramesh, 1.3 ov), 2-34 (SS Das, 12.3 ov), 3-48 (SR Tendulkar, 18.4 ov), 4-88 (R Dravid, 31.5 ov), 5-88 (SC Ganguly, 32.3 ov), 6-92 (NR Mongia, 34.1 ov), 7-97 (Harbhajan Singh, 38.4 ov), 8-113 (Z Khan, 43.5 ov), 9-129 (SLV Raju, 47.4 ov), 10-171 (VVS Laxman, 58.1 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    GD McGrath1481841.2800
    JN Gillespie1104724.2700
    MS Kasprowicz1323923.0007
    SK Warne20.136523.2205
  • BATSMEN
    R
    M
    B
    4s
    6s
    SR
    lbw b Tendulkar
    67
    198
    118
    6
    0
    56.77
    c Ganguly b Harbhajan Singh
    43
    92
    79
    7
    0
    54.43
    c Ramesh b Harbhajan Singh
    28
    16
    21
    3
    2
    133.33
    lbw b Raju
    0
    15
    10
    0
    0
    0.00
    c sub (HK Badani) b Harbhajan Singh
    24
    54
    58
    4
    0
    41.37
    c Das b Harbhajan Singh
    0
    3
    4
    0
    0
    0.00
    lbw b Tendulkar
    0
    2
    1
    0
    0
    0.00
    c Das b Harbhajan Singh
    6
    51
    38
    1
    0
    15.78
    lbw b Tendulkar
    0
    8
    7
    0
    0
    0.00
    not out
    13
    64
    56
    2
    0
    23.21
    lbw b Harbhajan Singh
    12
    32
    27
    2
    0
    44.44
    Extras
    19 (b 6, nb 8, pen 5)
    TOTAL
    212 all out (68.3 Overs, RR: 3.09, 272 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-74 (MJ Slater, 23.2 ov), 2-106 (JL Langer, 27.3 ov), 3-116 (ME Waugh, 30.2 ov), 4-166 (SR Waugh, 45.2 ov), 5-166 (RT Ponting, 45.6 ov), 6-167 (AC Gilchrist, 46.3 ov), 7-173 (ML Hayden, 48.3 ov), 8-174 (SK Warne, 50.3 ov), 9-191 (JN Gillespie, 59.4 ov), 10-212 (GD McGrath, 68.3 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    Z Khan843003.7502
    BKV Prasad31702.3300
    Harbhajan Singh30.387362.3900
    SLV Raju1535813.8600
    SR Tendulkar1133132.8106
    SC Ganguly10202.0000

Close of Play

  • Sun, 11 Mar - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 291/8 (SR Waugh 29*, JN Gillespie 6*, 90 ov)
  • Mon, 12 Mar - day 2 - India 1st innings 128/8 (VVS Laxman 26*, SLV Raju 3*, 46 ov)
  • Tue, 13 Mar - day 3 - India 2nd innings 254/4 (VVS Laxman 109*, R Dravid 7*, 75 ov)
  • Wed, 14 Mar - day 4 - India 2nd innings 589/4 (VVS Laxman 275*, R Dravid 155*, 165 ov)
  • Thu, 15 Mar - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 212 (68.3 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

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    Former India opener S Ramesh on facing the best attacks in the world, the disappointment of being overlooked, and Kolkata 2001

  • What's common to Headingley '81 and Kolkata '01?

    Peter Willey, who was involved in two of the greatest Tests of modern times, as player in one, umpire in the other, looks back at them

  • A forgotten anniversary

    While the senses are riveted on the World Cup, the 10th anniversary of a landmark day in Indian cricket - the famous Kolkata stand between Laxman and Dravid - has gone unheralded, unacknowledged even

  • Classical Kolkata

    As befits a city of thinkers and artists, the finest Test played there was a long, slow, examination of skill and character