Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Best performances - Batsmen

SR Tendulkar
117(120) 10x4 - 0x6
Control %87%
  • Productive Shot
  • off side drive on front foot
  • 41 runs
  • 4x4 - 0x6
21 9 15 15 39 5 4 9
ML Hayden
82(88) 10x4 - 0x6
Control %92%
  • Productive Shot
  • leg glance
  • 25 runs
  • 1x4 - 0x6
12 3 16 4 18 2 15 12

Best performances - Bowlers

Harbhajan Singh
O10
M0
R38
W2
Eco3.80
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
JR Hopes
O8.5
M0
R42
W2
Eco4.75
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF

Partnerships

Australia - Innings

16
ML Hayden7 (9)
AC Gilchrist7 (7)
3
ML Hayden2 (5)
RT Ponting1 (5)
5
ML Hayden1 (1)
MJ Clarke4 (8)
100
ML Hayden67 (60)
A Symonds31 (44)
11
ML Hayden5 (13)
MEK Hussey5 (13)
38
MEK Hussey21 (31)
JR Hopes15 (37)
39
GB Hogg19 (26)
MEK Hussey19 (23)
19
GB Hogg2 (2)
B Lee17 (10)
8*
GB Hogg2 (3)
MG Johnson6 (3)

India - Innings

50
SR Tendulkar28 (34)
RV Uthappa17 (33)
6
SR Tendulkar3 (6)
G Gambhir3 (4)
31
SR Tendulkar19 (16)
Yuvraj Singh10 (21)
123
SR Tendulkar50 (50)
RG Sharma66 (87)
32*
SR Tendulkar17 (14)
MS Dhoni15 (12)

Manhattan

Run rate graph

Worm

  • 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

  • A classic catch on 'Boxing Day'

    Nagraj Gollapudi presents the plays of the days from the first final of the CB Series

  • Perfect innings in the perfect chase

    On Sunday, Sachin Tendulkar played the perfect innings in the perfect chase, when it mattered most

  • Fatally flabby in the middle

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

  • 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

India 2nd innings Partnerships

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