Result
3rd Test, Delhi, Oct 29 - Nov 2 2008, Australia tour of India
613/7d & 208/5d
(8 ov, target 245)
577 & 31/0
Match drawn
Player Of The Match
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
G Gambhir  b Watson20638055026154.21
V Sehwag lbw b Lee12100050.00
R Dravid c Hayden b Johnson1131361035.48
SR Tendulkar c †Haddin b Johnson6812618811053.96
VVS Laxman not out20030146521066.44
SC Ganguly c Ponting b Katich58101062.50
MS Dhoni c †Haddin b Watson2729304193.10
A Kumble (c)lbw b Johnson4573847061.64
Z Khan not out28212350133.33
Extras(b 6, lb 8, nb 6, w 2)22
TOTAL(161 Ov, RR: 3.8, 703 Mts)613/7d
Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Virender Sehwag, 2.1 ov), 2-27 (Rahul Dravid, 10.4 ov), 3-157 (Sachin Tendulkar, 51.5 ov), 4-435 (Gautam Gambhir, 123.6 ov), 5-444 (Sourav Ganguly, 126.2 ov), 6-481 (MS Dhoni, 133.4 ov), 7-579 (Anil Kumble, 155.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
B Lee30211913.9602
SR Clark3396902.0911
MG Johnson32414234.4310
SR Watson2046623.3003
CL White1517304.8600
MJ Clarke1405904.2100
SM Katich1536014.0000
RT Ponting201105.5000
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
ML Hayden lbw b Sehwag8315424713153.89
SM Katich  b Mishra6411615210055.17
RT Ponting (c) b Sehwag8716522414052.72
MEK Hussey  b Sehwag531461877036.30
MJ Clarke c Khan b Mishra1122533576144.26
SR Watson  b Sehwag3662848058.06
BJ Haddin st †Dhoni b Kumble1735321148.57
CL White  b Sehwag44951205146.31
B Lee lbw b Kumble847470017.02
MG Johnson c & b Kumble15122220125.00
SR Clark not out1280050.00
Extras(b 28, lb 17, nb 10, w 2)57
TOTAL(179.3 Ov, RR: 3.21, 745 Mts)577
Fall of wickets: 1-123 (Simon Katich, 34.1 ov), 2-202 (Matthew Hayden, 57.2 ov), 3-284 (Ricky Ponting, 85.4 ov), 4-326 (Michael Hussey, 101.6 ov), 5-399 (Shane Watson, 122.1 ov), 6-426 (Brad Haddin, 131.5 ov), 7-532 (Cameron White, 162.5 ov), 8-555 (Brett Lee, 175.4 ov), 9-567 (Michael Clarke, 178.1 ov), 10-577 (Mitchell Johnson, 179.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Z Khan2358603.7302
I Sharma2558403.3622
A Kumble43.3911232.5702
A Mishra471214423.0604
V Sehwag40910452.6000
SR Tendulkar10202.0000
India 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
G Gambhir lbw b Johnson361071705033.64
V Sehwag  b Lee1617372094.11
I Sharma c Ponting b Clark1250050.00
R Dravid  b Lee1137522029.72
SR Tendulkar c Hayden b White471201594039.16
VVS Laxman not out591301677045.38
SC Ganguly not out3253813160.37
Extras(lb 4, nb 1, w 1)6
TOTAL(77.3 Ov, RR: 2.68, 338 Mts)208/5d
Fall of wickets: 1-29 (Virender Sehwag, 8.2 ov), 2-34 (Ishant Sharma, 9.1 ov), 3-53 (Rahul Dravid, 20.4 ov), 4-93 (Gautam Gambhir, 36.5 ov), 5-145 (Sachin Tendulkar, 57.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
B Lee1734822.8201
SR Clark1262211.8300
MJ Clarke20.375602.7300
SM Katich10505.0000
MG Johnson1202311.9110
CL White802312.8700
SR Watson702703.8500
Australia 2nd Innings (target: 245 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
ML Hayden not out1629274055.17
SM Katich not out1419272073.68
Extras(lb 1)1
TOTAL(8 Ov, RR: 3.87, 27 Mts)31/0
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
A Kumble401403.5000
V Sehwag201407.0000
A Mishra20201.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi
TossIndia , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of India
Player Of The Match
VVS Laxman
Series resultIndia led the 4-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1891
Season2008/09
Hours of play (local time)09.30 start, Lunch 11.30-12.10, Tea 14.10-14.30, Close 16.30
Match days29,30,31 October, 1,2 November 2008 (5-day match)
Umpires
Billy Bowden
Aleem Dar
TV Umpire
Suresh Shastri
Reserve Umpire
Sameer Bandekar
Match Referee
Chris Broad
CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 29 Oct - day 1 - India 1st innings 296/3 (G Gambhir 149*, VVS Laxman 54*, 89 ov)
Thu, 30 Oct - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 50/0 (ML Hayden 16*, SM Katich 29*, 15 ov)
Fri, 31 Oct - day 3 - Australia 1st innings 338/4 (MJ Clarke 21*, SR Watson 4*, 105 ov)
Sat, 01 Nov - day 4 - India 2nd innings 43/2 (G Gambhir 21*, R Dravid 5*, 13 ov)
Sun, 02 Nov - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 31/0 (8 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • India: 50 runs in 14.5 overs (89 balls), Extras 0
  • Drinks: India - 71/3 in 26.0 overs (G Gambhir 29, SR Tendulkar 10)
  • Lunch: India - 99/4 in 40.0 overs (SR Tendulkar 24, VVS Laxman 6)
  • India: 100 runs in 40.4 overs (245 balls), Extras 5
  • Drinks: India - 140/4 in 55.0 overs (SR Tendulkar 47, VVS Laxman 24)
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 114 balls (SR Tendulkar 23, VVS Laxman 27, Ex 0)
  • India: 150 runs in 58.5 overs (354 balls), Extras 5
  • VVS Laxman: 50 off 93 balls (7 x 4)
  • Tea: India - 193/5 in 69.0 overs (VVS Laxman 55, SC Ganguly 22)
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 74 balls (VVS Laxman 26, SC Ganguly 26, Ex 0)
  • India: 200 runs in 71.2 overs (429 balls), Extras 5
  • Innings Break: India - 208/5 in 77.3 overs (VVS Laxman 59, SC Ganguly 32)
Day 4
  • Australia: 350 runs in 108.2 overs (659 balls), Extras 28
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 73 balls (MJ Clarke 16, SR Watson 27, Ex 7)
  • Drinks: Australia - 395/4 in 119.0 overs (MJ Clarke 43, SR Watson 36)
  • Australia: 400 runs in 123.4 overs (751 balls), Extras 30
  • MJ Clarke: 50 off 102 balls (4 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Lunch: Australia - 436/6 in 136.0 overs (MJ Clarke 57, CL White 4)
  • Australia: 450 runs in 140.4 overs (853 balls), Extras 37
  • 7th Wicket: 50 runs in 79 balls (MJ Clarke 22, CL White 18, Ex 10)
  • Drinks: Australia - 486/6 in 152.0 overs (MJ Clarke 84, CL White 21)
  • Australia: 500 runs in 154.5 overs (938 balls), Extras 45
  • 7th Wicket: 100 runs in 163 balls (MJ Clarke 38, CL White 42, Ex 20)
  • Tea: Australia - 539/7 in 165.0 overs (MJ Clarke 101, B Lee 3)
  • MJ Clarke: 100 off 219 balls (6 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Australia: 550 runs in 171.2 overs (1039 balls), Extras 52
  • Drinks: Australia - 567/9 in 178.1 overs (MG Johnson 6)
  • Innings Break: Australia - 577/10 in 179.3 overs (SR Clark 1)
  • India 2nd innings
  • End Of Day: India - 43/2 in 13.0 overs (G Gambhir 21, R Dravid 5)
Day 3
  • SM Katich: 50 off 91 balls (8 x 4)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 28.6 overs (175 balls), Extras 10
  • Drinks: Australia - 105/0 in 29.0 overs (ML Hayden 40, SM Katich 55)
  • 1st Wicket: 100 runs in 175 balls (ML Hayden 40, SM Katich 55, Ex 10)
  • ML Hayden: 50 off 96 balls (9 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 38.2 overs (235 balls), Extras 14
  • Lunch: Australia - 151/1 in 41.0 overs (ML Hayden 59, RT Ponting 14)
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 81 balls (ML Hayden 18, RT Ponting 29, Ex 3)
  • Drinks: Australia - 198/1 in 57.0 overs (ML Hayden 79, RT Ponting 40)
  • Australia: 200 runs in 57.1 overs (348 balls), Extras 15
  • RT Ponting: 50 off 101 balls (8 x 4)
  • Tea: Australia - 237/2 in 70.0 overs (RT Ponting 61, MEK Hussey 13)
  • Australia: 250 runs in 76.3 overs (465 balls), Extras 18
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 126 balls (RT Ponting 31, MEK Hussey 16, Ex 3)
  • Drinks: Australia - 283/2 in 85.0 overs (RT Ponting 87, MEK Hussey 31)
  • Australia: 300 runs in 93.5 overs (569 balls), Extras 18
  • New Ball Taken: Australia 313/3 after 98.1 overs (MEK Hussey 48, MJ Clarke 10)
  • MEK Hussey: 50 off 134 balls (7 x 4)
  • End Of Day: Australia - 338/4 in 105.0 overs (MJ Clarke 21, SR Watson 4)
Day 2
  • G Gambhir: 150 off 289 balls (20 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • India: 300 runs in 92.2 overs (558 balls), Extras 13
  • 4th Wicket: 150 runs in 250 balls (G Gambhir 88, VVS Laxman 61, Ex 3)
  • Drinks: India - 342/3 in 102.0 overs (G Gambhir 161, VVS Laxman 85)
  • India: 350 runs in 102.4 overs (622 balls), Extras 17
  • 4th Wicket: 200 runs in 323 balls (G Gambhir 99, VVS Laxman 94, Ex 7)
  • VVS Laxman: 100 off 171 balls (10 x 4)
  • Lunch: India - 393/3 in 115.0 overs (G Gambhir 191, VVS Laxman 104)
  • India: 400 runs in 116.2 overs (705 balls), Extras 18
  • 4th Wicket: 250 runs in 401 balls (G Gambhir 126, VVS Laxman 118, Ex 8)
  • G Gambhir: 200 off 375 balls (25 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Drinks: India - 444/5 in 126.2 overs (VVS Laxman 134)
  • India: 450 runs in 127.4 overs (774 balls), Extras 19
  • VVS Laxman: 150 off 241 balls (16 x 4)
  • India: 500 runs in 138.5 overs (841 balls), Extras 20
  • Tea: India - 515/6 in 142.0 overs (VVS Laxman 160, A Kumble 16)
  • 7th Wicket: 50 runs in 78 balls (VVS Laxman 21, A Kumble 27, Ex 2)
  • India: 550 runs in 149.2 overs (904 balls), Extras 21
  • India 1st innings: 1x5 ball over (158th over, MG Johnson, called by Umpire BF Bowden)
  • Drinks: India - 598/7 in 159.0 overs (VVS Laxman 196, Z Khan 17)
  • Drinks: India - 598/7 in 159.0 overs (VVS Laxman 196, Z Khan 17)
  • India: 600 runs in 159.2 overs (963 balls), Extras 22
  • Innings Break: India - 613/7 in 161.0 overs (VVS Laxman 200, Z Khan 28)
  • VVS Laxman: 200 off 301 balls (21 x 4)
  • Australia 1st innings
  • Australia: 50 runs in 14.4 overs (89 balls), Extras 5
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 89 balls (ML Hayden 16, SM Katich 29, Ex 5)
  • End Of Day: Australia - 50/0 in 15.0 overs (ML Hayden 16, SM Katich 29)
Day 1
  • India 1st innings
  • Drinks: India - 37/2 in 13.0 overs (G Gambhir 19, SR Tendulkar 6)
  • India: 50 runs in 18.2 overs (111 balls), Extras 1
  • Lunch: India - 67/2 in 26.0 overs (G Gambhir 25, SR Tendulkar 26)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 105 balls (G Gambhir 11, SR Tendulkar 35, Ex 4)
  • India: 100 runs in 34.2 overs (208 balls), Extras 5
  • SR Tendulkar: 50 off 79 balls (8 x 4)
  • Drinks: India - 108/2 in 40.0 overs (G Gambhir 40, SR Tendulkar 50)
  • G Gambhir: 50 off 121 balls (6 x 4)
  • 3rd Wicket: 100 runs in 201 balls (G Gambhir 39, SR Tendulkar 56, Ex 6)
  • India: 150 runs in 47.4 overs (289 balls), Extras 10
  • Tea: India - 158/3 in 52.0 overs (G Gambhir 67, VVS Laxman 1)
  • India: 200 runs in 59.6 overs (364 balls), Extras 11
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 51 balls (G Gambhir 32, VVS Laxman 17, Ex 1)
  • G Gambhir: 100 off 190 balls (15 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • India: 250 runs in 69.5 overs (423 balls), Extras 11
  • Drinks: India - 250/3 in 70.0 overs (G Gambhir 125, VVS Laxman 34)
  • 4th Wicket: 100 runs in 117 balls (G Gambhir 63, VVS Laxman 36, Ex 1)
  • VVS Laxman: 50 off 70 balls (3 x 4)
  • New Ball Taken: India 289/3 after 85.2 overs (G Gambhir 144, VVS Laxman 53)
  • End Of Day: India - 296/3 in 89.0 overs (G Gambhir 149, VVS Laxman 54)