Tour Match, Melbourne, Dec 20-22 2007, India tour of Australia
(48 ov)
Match drawn
Indians 1st Innings
W Jaffer c Finch b Wise0128000.00
R Dravid not out381472032025.85
VVS Laxman c †Wade b Wise1590020.00
SR Tendulkar  b Wise19182511105.55
SC Ganguly c Blizzard b Wise59991319059.59
Yuvraj Singh not out616260037.50
Extras(lb 1, nb 9)10
TOTAL(48 Ov, RR: 2.77, 203 Mts)133/4
Fall of wickets: 1-3 (Wasim Jaffer, 1.5 ov), 2-10 (VVS Laxman, 3.3 ov), 3-38 (Sachin Tendulkar, 9.3 ov), 4-121 (Sourav Ganguly, 41.5 ov)
PM Siddle1514302.8606
AB Wise1543742.4603
AB McDonald611101.8300
JW Hastings621702.8300
BE McGain622404.0000
Victoria Team
David Hussey (c) Allrounder
Aiden Blizzard  Batsman
Aaron Finch  Batsman
John Hastings  Allrounder
Nick Jewell  
Andrew McDonald  Allrounder
Bryce McGain  Bowler
Rob Quiney  Batsman
Peter Siddle  Bowler
Matthew Wade  Wicketkeeper
Allan Wise  
Junction Oval, Melbourne
TossIndians , elected to bat first
SeriesIndia tour of Australia
Hours of play (local time)11am start, Lunch 1.00-1.40pm, Tea 3.40-4.00pm, Close 6.00pm
Match days20,21,22 December 2007 (3-day match)
First-class debut
Aaron Finch
John Hastings
John Ward
Paul Reiffel
Thu, 20 Dec - day 1 - India 1st innings 110/3 (R Dravid 33*, SC Ganguly 51*, 38 ov)
Fri, 21 Dec - day 2 - India 1st innings 133/4 (R Dravid 38*, Yuvraj Singh 6*, 48 ov)
Sat, 22 Dec - day 3 - no play
Day 3
  • Match abandoned at 9.30am due to rain and water under the covers
Day 2
  • Rain and wet conditions delayed the start of play until 12.17pm
  • Play abandoned at 3.15pm due to rain
Day 1
  • Rain delayed the start of play until 1.32pm
  • Indians 50 in 74 minutes from 16.5 overs
  • R Dravid/SC Ganguly 4th wicket partnership 50 runs in 96 minutes from 145 balls
  • Indians 100 in 149 minutes from 35.4 overs
  • SC Ganguly 50 in 113 minutes from 86 balls, 8x4
  • Tea: Indians 110/3 (Dravid 33*, Ganguly 51*, 38 ov)
  • Rain stopped play at 4.30pm. No further play was possible
  • Scorers: JA Howard and CJ Reece
  • 12th Men: M Klinger (Victoria) and KD Karthik (Indians)