Result
2nd Test, Kolkata, Mar 11-15 2001, Australia tour of India
(68.3 ov, target 384)
445 & 212
(f/o)
171 & 657/7d
India won by 171 runs
Player Of The Match
1y
• Anand Vasu

Laxman carves a place for himself in history at the Eden Gardens

There was once a man who said "cricket's a funny game." If indeed thatis true, and a truer statement you cannot hope to hear, then VVSLaxman was the master comedian at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on thefourth day of the second Test

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Scorecard summary
Australia445(131.5 overs)1st Innings
Steve Waugh110 (203)
Harbhajan Singh7/123(37.5)
Zaheer Khan2/89(28.4)
India171(58.1 overs)1st Innings
India657/7d(178 overs)2nd Innings
VVS Laxman281 (452)
Rahul Dravid180 (353)
Australia212(68.3 overs)2nd Innings
Match details
Eden Gardens, Kolkata
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of India
Player Of The Match
VVS Laxman
Series result3-match series level 1-1
Match numberTest no. 1535
Season2000/01
Match days11,12,13,14,15 March 2001 (5-day match)
Umpires
Peter Willey
Shyam Bansal
TV Umpire
Sameer Bandekar
Match Referee
Cammie Smith