2nd Test, Hyderabad (Deccan), Mar 2-5 2013, Australia tour of India
(67 ov)
237/9d & 131
India won by an innings and 135 runs
Player Of The Match
• The Report by Siddarth Ravindran

India go 2-0 up after Australia capitulate

India's confidence at home has come surging back with two thumping victories over Australia

Match centre 
Scorer: Binoy George
Commentator: Sidharth Monga
Scorecard summary
Australia237/9d(85 overs)1st Innings
India503(154.1 overs)1st Innings
Murali Vijay167 (361)
Glenn Maxwell4/127(26)
Xavier Doherty3/131(46.1)
Australia131(67 overs)2nd Innings
end of over 67Wicket maiden
AUS: 131/10CRR: 1.95 
Xavier Doherty1 (26)
Ravichandran Ashwin28-12-63-5
Harbhajan Singh10-7-10-0

Stern words from Michael Clarke. This is unacceptable. There will be no rest. They won't get better sitting on couches. With that promise from Clarke, I fare thee well. Cheers.

Quotes from presentation

"Really happy about it," says Cheteshwar Pujara, the Man of the Match. "There was a bit of pressure on me. I just got married, and my wife was worried I should perform. We knew that the new ball would do a bit. The plan was to not lose any wickets in that first session. My natural game to play that fast. Scoring those many runs in domestic runs has given me the experience to help me keep the tempo. It was a very important partnership with Vijay, our communication was good and it set the platform."

"It was important to get off to a good start," says MS Dhoni. "Bhuvneshwar provided that. You don'tsee fast bowlers getting too many in these conditions. We often talk about long partnerships. If you get 40-50, you have to score big. That's what Pujara and Vijay did. That resulted in a massive partnership, which gave us the freedom to accelerate yesterday. It was very important to not give their seamers wickets, and I think they saw that period off really well. After that they could dictate terms. Very good bowling performance. It was important to start today's play really well, and Ishant gave us the important breakthrough. I think I have got a very good side. Yes we have gone through a period we haven't won many games. Credit goes to the team and the support staff. And winning most matches as captain is a collective effort, and credit goes to each and everyone."

"India deserve a lot of credit," says Michael Clarke. "They outplayed us in every facet of the game. There is no doubt we have a lot of work to do. In all facets of the game. There will certainly be no stone left unturned. The batsmen haven't put enough runs on, and there is no excuse for that. There will be no break between the Test matches. There will be a lot of hard work, I can assure you. You don't get better sitting on the couch. We have had guys get in and out without making big scores. That's unacceptable."

Jubilant scenes for India. Ishant Sharma has an arm around Jadeja. He could carry Jadeja with one arm. The support staff all celebrate inside the dressing room. Kohli has plucked out one stump for Pujara, who hasn't taken the field. Dhoni doesn't merely shakes hands with Vijay, he is absolutely slapping them. Such relief on their faces after the last two years. Hang around for the presentation

MS Dhoni now has most wins for an Indian captain. Australia become the first team to lose by an innings after declaring their first innings closed. They have failed to put together as many runs as Pujara and Vijay did. This is as comprehensive as they come

Mark: "India is doing a service to us, they are waking up Cricket Australia!! Wake up guys, we cant play poor than this!!!!"

India now have a hand on the Border-Gavaskar Trophy.

Lots of analysis to come from Sharda and Brydon. Before that, here's your final chance to win in our Caption Contest on Facebook. Have a go, and a copy of Timeless Steel could be yours.

Ashwin to Pattinson, OUT
it's all over at the HCA Stadium. Ashwin gets five. Full, straight and flat. Beats the inside edge, it is deemed to be going straight on to hit the stumps. Pitches in front of leg, does it straighten enough? Dharmasena thinks so
JL Pattinson lbw b Ashwin 0 (24m 27b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00
Ashwin to Pattinson, no run
shout for lbw. Hitting the stumps all right, but it is pitched outside leg
Ashwin to Pattinson, no run
tossed up outside leg, left alone
Ashwin to Pattinson, no run
tossed up, middle and leg, defended back to him
Ashwin to Pattinson, no run
flat, full, defended in front of off
Ashwin to Pattinson, no run
sharp offbreak, turns from middle and leg, bats the bat. Too good to take the edge
end of over 66Maiden
AUS: 131/9CRR: 1.98 
Xavier Doherty1 (26)
James Pattinson0 (21)
Harbhajan Singh10-7-10-0
Ravichandran Ashwin27-11-63-4
Harbhajan Singh to Doherty, no run
flat outside leg, padded away

Over the stumps

Harbhajan Singh to Doherty, no run
full, on off, defended back to him
Harbhajan Singh to Doherty, no run
length ball, on middle and off, defended off the back foot
Harbhajan Singh to Doherty, no run
full, middle and leg, defended back to him
Harbhajan Singh to Doherty, no run
slower, but a little shorter. it turns and bounces, but is well negotiated off the back foot

Nithi: "I'm remembering India's last Australia tour. So excited. Thank you Jadeja."

Harbhajan Singh to Doherty, no run
length ball, on off, holds its line, defended off the front foot

Two minutes to go to the scheduled lunch break, but we will keep on playing until noon if a wicket doesn't fall

end of over 651 runs
AUS: 131/9CRR: 2.01 
James Pattinson0 (21)
Xavier Doherty1 (20)
Ravichandran Ashwin27-11-63-4
Harbhajan Singh9-6-10-0
Ashwin to Pattinson, no run
carrom ball, but too full, and hasn't had the time to turn. Kept out well
Ashwin to Pattinson, no run
slower, higher, fuller, outside leg, defended well again
Ashwin to Pattinson, no run
short of a length, pitched outside leg, defended off the back foot

Over the wicket now

Ashwin to Doherty, 1 run
the first run for this stand, off the 37th ball, as he clips it away off the toes
Ashwin to Doherty, no run
flat, full, defended

Realist: "In hindsight Clarke should've declared overnight at 2-75...."

Ashwin to Doherty, no run
short of a length, middle and off, defended off the back foot

Ashwin has got a change of ends

Best performances - batsmen
CA Pujara
204 runs (341)
30 fours
1 sixes
Productive shot
leg glance
75 runs
7 fours
0 sixes
M Vijay
167 runs (361)
23 fours
2 sixes
Productive shot
off side drive on front foot
62 runs
9 fours
1 sixes
Best performances - bowlers
R Ashwin
GJ Maxwell
Match details
Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of India
Player Of The Match
Cheteshwar Pujara
Series resultIndia led the 4-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 2076
Hours of play (local time)09.30 start, Lunch 11.30-12.10, Tea 14.10-14.30, Close 16.30
Match days2,3,4,5 March 2013 (5-day match)
Test debut
Glenn Maxwell
Kumar Dharmasena
Marais Erasmus
TV Umpire
Sundaram Ravi
Reserve Umpire
Subrat Das
Match Referee
Chris Broad