Player of the Match
Player of the Match
    3.4 inside edge onto the stumps and this game will be short 12/3
    1 outside edge and it is all over for Tendulkar and almost all over for India 1/1
    2.5 edged, and taken by Gilchrist again. this time, the nail hammered a further few inches! 10/2
    not out
    6.2 short, rising ball. Azharuddin goes half-forward, squares up and edges to point 17/4
    37.3 moves to the off and plays it, uppishly into the waiting hands of Reiffel at fineleg 158/5
    42.2 played to deep square leg, great throw from Bevan there straight on the non-strikers stumps running Mongia out 181/6
    43 down the legside, faint edge to Gilchrist 186/7
    44.4 edged and well caught by Gilchrist 192/8
    47.4 on the stumps, this time Bucknor gives him the marching orders 204/9
    48.2 rapped on the pads. Mohanty came running down, Jadeja backed up. throw came to Warne, then both batsmen eventually found themselves running to the same end. Warne threw the ball to Gilchrist who made an easy run out 205/10
    10 (lb 3, nb 3, w 4)
    205 all out (48.2 Overs, RR: 4.24)
    Fall of wickets: 1-1 (SR Tendulkar, 0.6 ov), 2-10 (R Dravid, 2.5 ov), 3-12 (SC Ganguly, 3.4 ov), 4-17 (M Azharuddin, 6.2 ov), 5-158 (RR Singh, 37.3 ov), 6-181 (NR Mongia, 42.2 ov), 7-186 (J Srinath, 42.6 ov), 8-192 (A Kumble, 44.4 ov), 9-204 (BKV Prasad, 47.4 ov), 10-205 (DS Mohanty, 48.2 ov)
    GD McGrath1013433.4012
    DW Fleming913323.6610
    PR Reiffel1013003.0000
    TM Moody1004114.1010
    ME Waugh10707.0000
    SK Warne6.204907.7310
    SR Waugh20824.0000

Match Notes

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