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Match Day

395dThe Bulletin by S Rajesh

Magnificent Tendulkar seals victory

An outstanding unbeaten 117 by Sachin Tendulkar - his first in Australia, and his 42nd in all - sealed a six-wicket win for India in the first final of the CB Series in Sydney

395dCricinfo staff

No action against Harbhajan over crowd complaints

Harbhajan Singh, who was alleged to have gestured and spat at a section of the Sydney crowd yesterday, will not be in the dock after match referee Jeff Crowe viewed all the evidence on the incident, and subsequently felt there was no need for action again

395dPeter English at the SCG

Fatally flabby in the middle

The below-par batting returns for Australia can no longer be explained away as a one-off

395dPeter English at the SCG

Ponting demands better performance

Ricky Ponting gave his team a "kick in the backside" during a team meeting after the six-wicket loss in the first final and asked the players to pinpoint areas to improve for Tuesday's sudden death encounter at the Gabba

395dNagraj Gollapudi at the SCG

Ishant injures middle finger

India suffered a setback when Ishant Sharma had a swollen middle finger during the Australian innings at the SCG

India 2nd innings Partnerships

1st50SR TendulkarRV Uthappa
2nd6SR TendulkarG Gambhir
3rd31SR TendulkarYuvraj Singh
4th123SR TendulkarRG Sharma
5th32SR TendulkarMS Dhoni