Result
1st Test, Melbourne, Dec 26-30 2009, Pakistan tour of Australia
454/5d & 225/8d
(72 ov, target 422)
258 & 251
Australia won by 170 runs
Player Of The Match
Australia
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
SR Watson run out (Salman Butt/Imran Farhat)9319124311048.69
SM Katich c Salman Butt b Mohammad Asif982263035043.36
RT Ponting (c)c Misbah-ul-Haq b Mohammad Asif57601007095.00
MEK Hussey lbw b Saeed Ajmal8211317610072.56
NM Hauritz lbw b Abdur Rauf751521938149.34
MJ Clarke not out2834641082.35
Extras(b 2, lb 12, nb 7)21
TOTAL(128 Ov, RR: 3.54, 536 Mts)454/5d
Fall of wickets: 1-182 (Shane Watson, 60.1 ov), 2-233 (Simon Katich, 74.3 ov), 3-291 (Ricky Ponting, 83.2 ov), 4-382 (Michael Hussey, 112.5 ov), 5-454 (Nathan Hauritz, 127.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Mohammad Asif2758623.1800
Mohammad Amir27710103.7407
Abdur Rauf2348613.7300
Saeed Ajmal46315013.2600
Imran Farhat501703.4000
Pakistan 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Imran Farhat lbw b Johnson939530023.07
Salman Butt lbw b Watson451131721039.82
Faisal Iqbal c Clarke b Hauritz1562810024.19
Mohammad Yousuf (c)c †Haddin b Siddle2259842137.28
Umar Akmal c Ponting b Johnson51801039163.75
Mohammad Amir c North b Bollinger15891392016.85
Misbah-ul-Haq not out651201728154.16
Kamran Akmal c †Haddin b Bollinger1281230150.00
Abdur Rauf c North b Bollinger315190020.00
Mohammad Asif c Watson b Siddle034000.00
Saeed Ajmal  b Johnson415521026.66
Extras(b 4, lb 3, nb 9, w 1)17
TOTAL(99 Ov, RR: 2.6, 443 Mts)258
Fall of wickets: 1-26 (Imran Farhat, 12.2 ov), 2-59 (Faisal Iqbal, 31.2 ov), 3-84 (Salman Butt, 39.3 ov), 4-109 (Mohammad Yousuf, 48.5 ov), 5-159 (Umar Akmal, 60.6 ov), 6-203 (Mohammad Amir, 80.3 ov), 7-215 (Kamran Akmal, 82.5 ov), 8-219 (Abdur Rauf, 86.6 ov), 9-220 (Mohammad Asif, 87.6 ov), 10-258 (Saeed Ajmal, 98.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DE Bollinger2065032.5004
PM Siddle2477723.2001
NM Hauritz2035812.9004
MG Johnson22103631.6310
SR Watson1333012.3000
Australia 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
SR Watson not out12022033510154.54
SM Katich c †Kamran Akmal b Mohammad Asif215290013.33
RT Ponting (c)c Salman Butt b Mohammad Amir1214182085.71
MEK Hussey lbw b Mohammad Amir43910133.33
MJ Clarke c †Kamran Akmal b Mohammad Amir37901323041.11
MJ North  b Mohammad Amir817211047.05
BJ Haddin c †Kamran Akmal b Mohammad Amir022000.00
MG Johnson run out (Mohammad Asif/Saeed Ajmal)2258814037.93
NM Hauritz st †Kamran Akmal b Saeed Ajmal827380029.62
Extras(lb 2, nb 7, w 3)12
TOTAL(73.1 Ov, RR: 3.07, 335 Mts)225/8d
Fall of wickets: 1-15 (Simon Katich, 6.3 ov), 2-32 (Ricky Ponting, 9.4 ov), 3-40 (Michael Hussey, 11.1 ov), 4-143 (Michael Clarke, 40.6 ov), 5-161 (Marcus North, 46.1 ov), 6-161 (Brad Haddin, 46.3 ov), 7-198 (Mitchell Johnson, 63.2 ov), 8-225 (Nathan Hauritz, 73.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Mohammad Asif1633812.3720
Mohammad Amir2467953.2916
Saeed Ajmal23.117313.1500
Abdur Rauf1033303.3001
Pakistan 2nd Innings (target: 422 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Imran Farhat lbw b Bollinger1222282054.54
Salman Butt lbw b Johnson33711014046.47
Faisal Iqbal  b Hauritz48751093164.00
Mohammad Yousuf (c)c Katich b Hauritz611402227043.57
Umar Akmal c †Haddin b Johnson2737645072.97
Misbah-ul-Haq c †Haddin b Johnson011000.00
Kamran Akmal st †Haddin b Hauritz3048734162.50
Mohammad Amir c Katich b Hauritz011000.00
Abdur Rauf  b Bollinger5960055.55
Saeed Ajmal c Watson b Hauritz1030351033.33
Mohammad Asif not out1330033.33
Extras(b 13, lb 4, nb 5, w 2)24
TOTAL(72 Ov, RR: 3.48, 329 Mts)251
Fall of wickets: 1-18 (Imran Farhat, 6.3 ov), 2-80 (Salman Butt, 22.2 ov), 3-116 (Faisal Iqbal, 31.3 ov), 4-171 (Umar Akmal, 45.4 ov), 5-171 (Misbah-ul-Haq, 45.5 ov), 6-214 (Kamran Akmal, 61.2 ov), 7-214 (Mohammad Amir, 61.3 ov), 8-221 (Abdur Rauf, 62.6 ov), 9-250 (Mohammad Yousuf, 71.1 ov), 10-251 (Saeed Ajmal, 71.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DE Bollinger1554222.8001
PM Siddle1353202.4600
NM Hauritz24410154.2004
MG Johnson1864632.5520
SM Katich201306.5000
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesPakistan tour of Australia
Player Of The Match
Shane Watson
Series resultAustralia led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1943
Season2009/10
Hours of play (local time)10.30am start, Lunch 12.30-13.10, Tea 15.10-15.30, Close 17.30
Match days26,27,28,29,30 December 2009 (5-day match)
Umpires
Rudi Koertzen
Billy Doctrove
TV Umpire
Asoka de Silva
Reserve Umpire
Paul Reiffel
Match Referee
Ranjan Madugalle
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 26 Dec - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 305/3 (MEK Hussey 37*, NM Hauritz 5*, 90 ov)
Sun, 27 Dec - day 2 - Pakistan 1st innings 109/4 (Umar Akmal 10*, Mohammad Amir 0*, 49 ov)
Mon, 28 Dec - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 111/3 (SR Watson 64*, MJ Clarke 21*, 34 ov)
Tue, 29 Dec - day 4 - Pakistan 2nd innings 170/3 (Mohammad Yousuf 45*, Umar Akmal 27*, 45 ov)
Wed, 30 Dec - day 5 - Pakistan 2nd innings 251 (72 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • Mohammad Yousuf: 50 off 87 balls (6 x 4)
  • Pakistan: 200 runs in 57.6 overs (352 balls), Extras 10
  • Drinks: Pakistan - 202/5 in 58.0 overs (Mohammad Yousuf 51, Kamran Akmal 21)
  • Over 60.1; Referral by Australia, Umpire - RE Koertzen, Batsman - Mohammad Yousuf (Struck down)
  • Lunch: Pakistan - 249/8 in 70.0 overs (Mohammad Yousuf 60, Saeed Ajmal 10)
  • Pakistan: 250 runs in 70.3 overs (430 balls), Extras 24
  • Attendance: 5,054
Day 4
  • 4th Wicket: 100 runs in 175 balls (SR Watson 59, MJ Clarke 34, Ex 7)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 43.4 overs (270 balls), Extras 10
  • Drinks: Australia - 162/6 in 48.0 overs (SR Watson 89, MG Johnson 0)
  • Lunch: Australia - 192/6 in 60.0 overs (SR Watson 98, MG Johnson 20)
  • SR Watson: 100 off 186 balls (9 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Australia: 200 runs in 65.2 overs (402 balls), Extras 12
  • Innings Break: Australia - 225/8 in 73.1 overs (SR Watson 120)
  • Pakistan 2nd innings
  • Over 6.3; Referral by Australia, Umpire - RE Koertzen, Batsman - Imran Farhat (Upheld)
  • Tea: Pakistan - 37/1 in 12.0 overs (Salman Butt 16, Faisal Iqbal 6)
  • Pakistan: 50 runs in 13.4 overs (83 balls), Extras 3
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 79 balls (Salman Butt 26, Faisal Iqbal 20, Ex 4)
  • Drinks: Pakistan - 80/2 in 22.2 overs (Faisal Iqbal 31)
  • Pakistan: 100 runs in 27.2 overs (166 balls), Extras 4
  • Drinks: Pakistan - 126/3 in 36.0 overs (Mohammad Yousuf 25, Umar Akmal 4)
  • Pakistan: 150 runs in 42.6 overs (260 balls), Extras 4
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 79 balls (Mohammad Yousuf 26, Umar Akmal 23, Ex 1)
  • End Of Day: Pakistan - 170/3 in 45.0 overs (Mohammad Yousuf 45, Umar Akmal 27)
  • Attendance: 15,587
Day 3
  • Pakistan: 150 runs in 58.6 overs (362 balls), Extras 15
  • Umar Akmal: 50 off 79 balls (9 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 73 balls (Umar Akmal 41, Mohammad Amir 2, Ex 7)
  • Drinks: Pakistan - 159/5 in 61.0 overs (Mohammad Amir 2)
  • Lunch: Pakistan - 190/5 in 76.0 overs (Mohammad Amir 10, Misbah-ul-Haq 22)
  • Pakistan: 200 runs in 79.3 overs (486 balls), Extras 16
  • New Ball Taken: Pakistan 203/5 after 80.1 overs (Mohammad Amir 15, Misbah-ul-Haq 30)
  • Drinks: Pakistan - 228/9 in 89.0 overs (Misbah-ul-Haq 40, Saeed Ajmal 0)
  • Misbah-ul-Haq: 50 off 85 balls (7 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Pakistan: 250 runs in 93.5 overs (572 balls), Extras 16
  • Innings Break: Pakistan - 258/10 in 99.0 overs (Misbah-ul-Haq 65)
  • Tea: Pakistan - 258/10 in 99.0 overs (Misbah-ul-Haq 65)
  • Australia 2nd innings
  • Over 7.1: Referral by Pakistan, Umpire - BR Doctrove, Batsman - RT Ponting (Struck down)
  • Over 11.1: Referral by Australia, Umpire - BR Doctrove, Batsman - MEK Hussey (Struck down)
  • Drinks: Australia - 40/3 in 11.1 overs (SR Watson 20)
  • Australia: 50 runs in 16.2 overs (101 balls), Extras 3
  • Over 22.2; Referral by Pakistan, Umpire - RE Koertzen, Batsman - SR Watson (Struck down)
  • Drinks: Australia - 75/3 in 23.0 overs (SR Watson 43, MJ Clarke 11)
  • Attendance: 36,297
  • SR Watson: 50 off 86 balls (7 x 4)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 93 balls (SR Watson 33, MJ Clarke 15, Ex 2)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 29.5 overs (183 balls), Extras 5
  • End Of Day: Australia - 111/3 in 34.0 overs (SR Watson 64, MJ Clarke 21)
Day 2
  • MEK Hussey: 50 off 61 balls (7 x 4)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 99 balls (MEK Hussey 27, NM Hauritz 21, Ex 3)
  • Australia: 350 runs in 103.1 overs (625 balls), Extras 16
  • Drinks: Australia - 350/3 in 104.0 overs (MEK Hussey 64, NM Hauritz 22)
  • Over 112.5; Referral by Australia, Umpire- BR Doctrove, Batsman-MEK Hussey (Struk down)
  • Lunch: Australia - 394/4 in 118.0 overs (NM Hauritz 42, MJ Clarke 4)
  • Australia: 400 runs in 118.6 overs (720 balls), Extras 18
  • NM Hauritz: 50 off 124 balls (6 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 64 balls (NM Hauritz 29, MJ Clarke 18, Ex 4)
  • Australia: 450 runs in 127.3 overs (773 balls), Extras 21
  • Innings Break: Australia - 454/5 in 128.0 overs (MJ Clarke 28)
  • Over 127.6; Referral by Pakistan, Umpire RE Koertzen, Batsman NM Hauritz (Upheld)
  • Pakistan 1st innings
  • Tea: Pakistan - 33/1 in 16.0 overs (Salman Butt 18, Faisal Iqbal 5)
  • Pakistan: 50 runs in 27.1 overs (165 balls), Extras 3
  • Drinks: Pakistan - 57/1 in 29.5 overs (Salman Butt 29, Faisal Iqbal 15)
  • Attendance: 39622
  • Over 39.3; Referral by Pakistan; Umpire - RE Koertzen, Batsman - Salman Butt (Struck down)
  • Pakistan: 100 runs in 44.2 overs (273 balls), Extras 8
  • End Of Day: Pakistan - 109/4 in 49.0 overs (Umar Akmal 10, Mohammad Aamer 0)
  • Over 48.5; Referral by Australia, Umpire- BR Doctrove, Batsman- Mohammad Yousuf (Upheld)
Day 1
  • Australia 1st innings
  • Drinks: Australia - 38/0 in 14.0 overs (SR Watson 23, SM Katich 11)
  • Australia 1st innings: 1x7 ball over (15th over - Abdur Rauf, called by Umpire RE Koertzen)
  • Australia: 50 runs in 18.6 overs (116 balls), Extras 4
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 116 balls (SR Watson 30, SM Katich 17, Ex 4)
  • Lunch: Australia - 73/0 in 29.0 overs (SR Watson 45, SM Katich 24)
  • SR Watson: 50 off 106 balls (6 x 4)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 35.6 overs (220 balls), Extras 6
  • 1st Wicket: 100 runs in 220 balls (SR Watson 61, SM Katich 35, Ex 6)
  • Over 38.4: Referral by Pakistan, Umpire- BR Doctrove, Batsman- SR Watson (Struck down)
  • SM Katich: 50 off 124 balls (4 x 4)
  • Drinks: Australia - 135/0 in 45.0 overs (SR Watson 78, SM Katich 51)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 48.5 overs (297 balls), Extras 6
  • 1st Wicket: 150 runs in 297 balls (SR Watson 85, SM Katich 59, Ex 6)
  • Tea: Australia - 177/0 in 59.0 overs (SR Watson 90, SM Katich 77)
  • Australia: 200 runs in 65.5 overs (400 balls), Extras 12
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 80 balls (SM Katich 20, RT Ponting 29, Ex 1)
  • Drinks: Australia - 232/1 in 74.0 overs (SM Katich 98, RT Ponting 29)
  • Australia: 250 runs in 78.3 overs (476 balls), Extras 12
  • RT Ponting: 50 off 55 balls (7 x 4)
  • Attendance: 59,206
  • New Ball Taken: Australia 281/2 after 82.1 overs (RT Ponting 57, MEK Hussey 20)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 47 balls (RT Ponting 27, MEK Hussey 24, Ex 1)
  • Australia: 300 runs in 88.2 overs (536 balls), Extras 15
  • End Of Day: Australia - 305/3 in 90.0 overs (MEK Hussey 37, NM Hauritz 5)
General
  • 12th Men: CJ McKay (Australia) and Shoaib Malik (Pakistan)