Result
3rd Test, Perth, Jan 16-19 2008, India tour of Australia
330 & 294
(86.5 ov, target 413)
212 & 340
India won by 72 runs
Player Of The Match
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
W Jaffer c †Gilchrist b Lee1653942030.18
V Sehwag c †Gilchrist b Johnson2958806050.00
R Dravid c Ponting b Symonds9318327814050.81
SR Tendulkar lbw b Lee711281759055.46
SC Ganguly c Hussey b Johnson912172075.00
VVS Laxman c Tait b Lee2756893048.21
MS Dhoni lbw b Clark1952842036.53
IK Pathan lbw b Johnson2844734063.63
A Kumble (c)c Rogers b Clark16100016.66
RP Singh c Hussey b Johnson027000.00
I Sharma not out055000.00
Extras(lb 19, nb 9, w 9)37
TOTAL(98.2 Ov, RR: 3.35, 450 Mts)330
Fall of wickets: 1-57 (Virender Sehwag, 16.4 ov), 2-59 (Wasim Jaffer, 19.2 ov), 3-198 (Sachin Tendulkar, 57.4 ov), 4-214 (Sourav Ganguly, 60.5 ov), 5-278 (Rahul Dravid, 77.6 ov), 6-284 (VVS Laxman, 81.4 ov), 7-328 (MS Dhoni, 95.4 ov), 8-330 (Irfan Pathan, 96.6 ov), 9-330 (Anil Kumble, 97.1 ov), 10-330 (RP Singh, 98.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
B Lee2457132.9516
MG Johnson28.278643.0320
SR Clark1744522.6410
SW Tait1315904.5313
A Symonds1013613.6000
MJ Clarke611402.3300
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
PA Jaques c Laxman b Pathan813171061.53
CJL Rogers lbw b Pathan49141044.44
RT Ponting (c)c Dravid b Sharma2035502057.14
MEK Hussey c †Dhoni b Singh0810000.00
MJ Clarke c †Dhoni b Sharma2334583067.64
A Symonds c Dravid b Kumble66701037194.28
AC Gilchrist c †Dhoni b Singh55611169090.16
B Lee c †Dhoni b Singh1143480025.58
MG Johnson not out614311042.85
SR Clark c †Dhoni b Singh032000.00
SW Tait c & b Kumble811102072.72
Extras(b 4, lb 1, nb 2, w 4)11
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 4.24, 240 Mts)212
Fall of wickets: 1-12 (Chris Rogers, 3.3 ov), 2-13 (Phil Jaques, 3.5 ov), 3-14 (Michael Hussey, 6.2 ov), 4-43 (Ricky Ponting, 14.3 ov), 5-61 (Michael Clarke, 18.2 ov), 6-163 (Andrew Symonds, 35.4 ov), 7-192 (Adam Gilchrist, 42.4 ov), 8-195 (Brett Lee, 46.3 ov), 9-195 (Stuart Clark, 46.6 ov), 10-212 (Shaun Tait, 49.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RP Singh1426844.8510
IK Pathan1726323.7020
I Sharma703424.8510
A Kumble1214223.5002
India 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
W Jaffer c Hussey b Clark1127451040.74
V Sehwag  b Clark4361867070.49
IK Pathan c Ponting b Clark46641336071.87
R Dravid c †Gilchrist b Lee3550060.00
SR Tendulkar lbw b Lee1325332052.00
SC Ganguly c Clarke b Johnson037000.00
VVS Laxman c †Gilchrist b Lee791562288050.64
MS Dhoni c †Gilchrist b Symonds38871002243.67
A Kumble (c)c Clarke b Symonds042000.00
RP Singh c †Gilchrist b Clark3059733150.84
I Sharma not out41510400.00
Extras(lb 14, nb 8, w 5)27
TOTAL(80.4 Ov, RR: 3.64, 360 Mts)294
Fall of wickets: 1-45 (Wasim Jaffer, 9.3 ov), 2-79 (Virender Sehwag, 17.3 ov), 3-82 (Rahul Dravid, 18.2 ov), 4-116 (Sachin Tendulkar, 24.4 ov), 5-125 (Sourav Ganguly, 25.5 ov), 6-160 (Irfan Pathan, 34.3 ov), 7-235 (MS Dhoni, 62.1 ov), 8-235 (Anil Kumble, 62.5 ov), 9-286 (RP Singh, 79.5 ov), 10-294 (VVS Laxman, 80.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
B Lee20.445432.6114
MG Johnson1005815.8000
SR Clark1946143.2120
SW Tait803304.1224
MJ Clarke1323802.9200
A Symonds1023623.6000
Australia 2nd Innings (target: 413 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
CJL Rogers c †Dhoni b Pathan1518223083.33
PA Jaques c Jaffer b Pathan1630463053.33
RT Ponting (c)c Dravid b Sharma45711396063.38
MEK Hussey lbw b Singh461131655040.70
MJ Clarke st †Dhoni b Kumble8113416010060.44
A Symonds lbw b Kumble1214181185.71
AC Gilchrist  b Sehwag1522512068.18
B Lee c Laxman b Sehwag068000.00
MG Johnson not out50801015262.50
SR Clark c †Dhoni b Pathan3235553191.42
SW Tait  b Singh48151050.00
Extras(lb 6, nb 10, w 8)24
TOTAL(86.5 Ov, RR: 3.91, 396 Mts)340
Fall of wickets: 1-21 (Chris Rogers, 5.1 ov), 2-43 (Phil Jaques, 9.4 ov), 3-117 (Ricky Ponting, 33.1 ov), 4-159 (Michael Hussey, 44.6 ov), 5-177 (Andrew Symonds, 49.4 ov), 6-227 (Adam Gilchrist, 60.3 ov), 7-229 (Brett Lee, 62.2 ov), 8-253 (Michael Clarke, 71.1 ov), 9-326 (Stuart Clark, 83.6 ov), 10-340 (Shaun Tait, 86.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RP Singh21.549524.3530
IK Pathan1625433.3700
I Sharma1706313.7017
A Kumble2429824.0803
V Sehwag812423.0000
MATCH DETAILS
W.A.C.A. Ground, Perth
TossIndia , elected to bat first
SeriesIndia tour of Australia
Player Of The Match
Irfan Pathan
Series resultAustralia led the 4-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 1862
Season2007/08
Hours of play (local time)11.30am start, Lunch 1.30-2.10pm, Tea 4.10-4.30pm, Close 6.30pm
Match days16,17,18,19 January 2008 (5-day match)
Test debut
Chris Rogers
Umpires
Billy Bowden
Asad Rauf
TV Umpire
Bruce Oxenford
Reserve Umpire
Jeff Brookes
Match Referee
Mike Procter
CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 16 Jan - day 1 - India 1st innings 297/6 (MS Dhoni 8*, IK Pathan 8*, 84 ov)
Thu, 17 Jan - day 2 - India 2nd innings 52/1 (V Sehwag 29*, IK Pathan 2*, 11 ov)
Fri, 18 Jan - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 65/2 (RT Ponting 24*, MEK Hussey 5*, 15 ov)
Sat, 19 Jan - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 340 (86.5 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 4
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 95 balls (RT Ponting 29, MEK Hussey 16, Ex 7)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 26.1 overs (162 balls), Extras 10
  • Drinks: Australia - 103/2 in 28.0 overs (RT Ponting 40, MEK Hussey 22)
  • Lunch: Australia - 142/3 in 40.0 overs (MEK Hussey 39, MJ Clarke 11)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 41.1 overs (254 balls), Extras 16
  • Drinks: Australia - 192/5 in 54.0 overs (MJ Clarke 37, AC Gilchrist 3)
  • Australia: 200 runs in 54.5 overs (338 balls), Extras 18
  • MJ Clarke: 50 off 88 balls (7 x 4)
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 65 balls (MJ Clarke 34, AC Gilchrist 15, Ex 1)
  • Tea: Australia - 243/7 in 67.0 overs (MJ Clarke 73, MG Johnson 1)
  • Australia: 250 runs in 69.2 overs (426 balls), Extras 20
  • Australia: 300 runs in 78.6 overs (486 balls), Extras 22
  • 9th Wicket: 50 runs in 49 balls (MG Johnson 36, SR Clark 12, Ex 2)
  • New Ball Taken: Australia 307/8 after 80.1 overs (MG Johnson 40, SR Clark 14)
  • Drinks: Australia - 326/9 in 84.0 overs (MG Johnson 41)
  • MG Johnson: 50 off 80 balls (5 x 4, 2 x 6)
Day 3
  • India: 100 runs in 22.6 overs (150 balls), Extras 15
  • Drinks: India - 100/3 in 23.0 overs (IK Pathan 17, SR Tendulkar 11)
  • India: 150 runs in 30.4 overs (196 balls), Extras 23
  • Lunch: India - 158/5 in 33.0 overs (IK Pathan 45, VVS Laxman 18)
  • Drinks: India - 194/6 in 49.0 overs (VVS Laxman 40, MS Dhoni 12)
  • India: 200 runs in 50.3 overs (317 balls), Extras 26
  • 7th Wicket: 50 runs in 112 balls (VVS Laxman 24, MS Dhoni 26, Ex 1)
  • India 2nd Innings: 1x5 ball over (57th over, A Symonds, called by Umpire Asad Rauf)
  • VVS Laxman: 50 off 97 balls (4 x 4)
  • Tea: India - 245/8 in 65.0 overs (VVS Laxman 57, RP Singh 7)
  • India: 250 runs in 66.5 overs (414 balls), Extras 27
  • 9th Wicket: 50 runs in 94 balls (VVS Laxman 20, RP Singh 30, Ex 0)
  • Innings Break: India - 294/10 in 80.4 overs (I Sharma 4)
  • Australia 2nd innings
  • Australia: 50 runs in 10.3 overs (64 balls), Extras 3
  • End Of Day: Australia - 65/2 in 15.0 overs (RT Ponting 24, MEK Hussey 5)
Day 2
  • India: 300 runs in 87.5 overs (541 balls), Extras 37
  • Drinks: India - 316/6 in 93.0 overs (MS Dhoni 17, IK Pathan 17)
  • Australia 1st innings
  • Australia 1st Innings: 1x5 ball over (7th over, RP Singh, called by Umpire BF Bowden)
  • Lunch: Australia - 22/3 in 8.0 overs (RT Ponting 6, MJ Clarke 4)
  • Australia: 50 runs in 16.5 overs (101 balls), Extras 1
  • Drinks: Australia - 50/4 in 17.0 overs (MJ Clarke 14, A Symonds 3)
  • Drinks: Australia - 91/5 in 24.0 overs (A Symonds 15, AC Gilchrist 19)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 24.6 overs (151 balls), Extras 2
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 47 balls (A Symonds 26, AC Gilchrist 23, Ex 1)
  • A Symonds: 50 off 44 balls (6 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Tea: Australia - 148/5 in 31.0 overs (A Symonds 56, AC Gilchrist 34)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 32.1 overs (195 balls), Extras 3
  • 6th Wicket: 100 runs in 104 balls (A Symonds 59, AC Gilchrist 39, Ex 2)
  • AC Gilchrist: 50 off 59 balls (8 x 4)
  • Drinks: Australia - 192/7 in 42.4 overs (B Lee 9)
  • Australia: 200 runs in 47.4 overs (291 balls), Extras 7
  • Innings Break: Australia - 212/10 in 50.0 overs (MG Johnson 6)
  • India 2nd innings
  • India 2nd Innings: 1x7 ball over (7th over, B Lee, called by Umpire Asad Rauf)
  • India: 50 runs in 10.2 overs (69 balls), Extras 8
  • End Of Day: India - 52/1 in 11.0 overs (V Sehwag 29, IK Pathan 2)
Day 1
  • India 1st innings
  • India: 50 runs in 9.2 overs (60 balls), Extras 12
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 60 balls (W Jaffer 15, V Sehwag 23, Ex 12)
  • Drinks: India - 56/0 in 12.0 overs (W Jaffer 16, V Sehwag 28)
  • Test debut: CJL Rogers (Australia)
  • Lunch: India - 74/2 in 24.0 overs (R Dravid 2, SR Tendulkar 13)
  • India: 100 runs in 30.6 overs (193 balls), Extras 15
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 80 balls (R Dravid 18, SR Tendulkar 32, Ex 3)
  • Drinks: India - 120/2 in 37.0 overs (R Dravid 26, SR Tendulkar 34)
  • India: 150 runs in 46.2 overs (286 balls), Extras 21
  • SR Tendulkar: 50 off 91 balls (8 x 4)
  • 3rd Wicket: 100 runs in 176 balls (R Dravid 39, SR Tendulkar 53, Ex 9)
  • R Dravid: 50 off 95 balls (8 x 4)
  • Tea: India - 177/2 in 51.0 overs (R Dravid 52, SR Tendulkar 59)
  • India: 200 runs in 58.2 overs (359 balls), Extras 27
  • Drinks: India - 245/4 in 66.0 overs (R Dravid 75, VVS Laxman 16)
  • India: 250 runs in 67.4 overs (417 balls), Extras 29
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 85 balls (R Dravid 21, VVS Laxman 24, Ex 6)
  • New Ball Taken: India 280/5 after 80.0 overs (VVS Laxman 26, MS Dhoni 2)
  • End Of Day: India - 297/6 in 84.0 overs (MS Dhoni 8, IK Pathan 8)