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
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MJ Slater c †Mongia b Khan42991347142.42
ML Hayden c sub (HK Badani) b Harbhajan Singh9715724214361.78
JL Langer c †Mongia b Khan58911319163.73
ME Waugh c †Mongia b Harbhajan Singh2231504070.96
SR Waugh (c)lbw b Harbhajan Singh11020330511154.18
RT Ponting lbw b Harbhajan Singh612221050.00
AC Gilchrist lbw b Harbhajan Singh012000.00
SK Warne c Ramesh b Harbhajan Singh012000.00
MS Kasprowicz lbw b Ganguly728261025.00
JN Gillespie c Ramesh b Harbhajan Singh461471908031.29
GD McGrath not out2128372075.00
Extras(b 19, lb 10, nb 7)36
TOTAL(131.5 Ov, RR: 3.37)445
Fall of wickets: 1-103 (Michael Slater, 28.5 ov), 2-193 (Matthew Hayden, 53.4 ov), 3-214 (Justin Langer, 58.3 ov), 4-236 (Mark Waugh, 65.5 ov), 5-252 (Ricky Ponting, 71.2 ov), 6-252 (Adam Gilchrist, 71.3 ov), 7-252 (Shane Warne, 71.4 ov), 8-269 (Michael Kasprowicz, 78.6 ov), 9-402 (Jason Gillespie, 123.4 ov), 10-445 (Steve Waugh, 131.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Z Khan28.468923.1000
BKV Prasad3059503.1601
SC Ganguly13.234413.3005
SLV Raju2025802.9000
Harbhajan Singh37.5712373.2500
SR Tendulkar20703.5001
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
SS Das c †Gilchrist b McGrath2048533041.66
S Ramesh c Ponting b Gillespie036000.00
R Dravid  b Warne25821154030.48
SR Tendulkar lbw b McGrath1018252055.55
SC Ganguly (c)c SR Waugh b Kasprowicz2351614045.09
VVS Laxman c Hayden b Warne598312212071.08
NR Mongia c †Gilchrist b Kasprowicz2470050.00
Harbhajan Singh c Ponting b Gillespie415171026.66
Z Khan  b McGrath319240015.78
SLV Raju lbw b McGrath415170026.66
BKV Prasad not out723470030.43
Extras(lb 2, nb 12)14
TOTAL(58.1 Ov, RR: 2.93)171
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Sadagoppan Ramesh, 1.3 ov), 2-34 (Shiv Sunder Das, 12.3 ov), 3-48 (Sachin Tendulkar, 18.4 ov), 4-88 (Rahul Dravid, 31.5 ov), 5-88 (Sourav Ganguly, 32.3 ov), 6-92 (Nayan Mongia, 34.1 ov), 7-97 (Harbhajan Singh, 38.4 ov), 8-113 (Zaheer Khan, 43.5 ov), 9-129 (Venkatapathy Raju, 47.4 ov), 10-171 (VVS Laxman, 58.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GD McGrath1481841.2800
JN Gillespie1104724.2700
MS Kasprowicz1323923.0007
SK Warne20.136523.2205
India 2nd Innings (following on)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
SS Das hit wicket b Gillespie39991257039.39
S Ramesh c ME Waugh b Warne3043666069.76
VVS Laxman c Ponting b McGrath28145263144062.16
SR Tendulkar c †Gilchrist b Gillespie1023262043.47
SC Ganguly (c)c †Gilchrist b McGrath48811288059.25
R Dravid run out (SR Waugh/Kasprowicz)18035344620050.99
NR Mongia  b McGrath410180040.00
Z Khan not out23151930153.33
Harbhajan Singh not out861110133.33
Extras(b 6, lb 12, nb 14, w 2)34
TOTAL(178 Ov, RR: 3.69, 737 Mts)657/7d
Fall of wickets: 1-52 (Sadagoppan Ramesh, 16.4 ov), 2-97 (Shiv Sunder Das, 29.4 ov), 3-115 (Sachin Tendulkar, 35.6 ov), 4-232 (Sourav Ganguly, 66.4 ov), 5-608 (VVS Laxman, 170.5 ov), 6-624 (Nayan Mongia, 174.3 ov), 7-629 (Rahul Dravid, 175.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GD McGrath391210332.6400
JN Gillespie31611523.7010
SK Warne34315214.4711
ME Waugh1815803.2200
MS Kasprowicz35613903.97013
RT Ponting1214103.4100
ML Hayden602404.0000
MJ Slater21402.0000
JL Langer10303.0000
Australia 2nd Innings (target: 384 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
ML Hayden lbw b Tendulkar671181986056.77
MJ Slater c Ganguly b Harbhajan Singh4379927054.43
JL Langer c Ramesh b Harbhajan Singh28211632133.33
ME Waugh lbw b Raju01015000.00
SR Waugh (c)c sub (HK Badani) b Harbhajan Singh2458544041.37
RT Ponting c Das b Harbhajan Singh043000.00
AC Gilchrist lbw b Tendulkar012000.00
JN Gillespie c Das b Harbhajan Singh638511015.78
SK Warne lbw b Tendulkar078000.00
MS Kasprowicz not out1356642023.21
GD McGrath lbw b Harbhajan Singh1227322044.44
Extras(b 6, nb 8, pen 5)19
TOTAL(68.3 Ov, RR: 3.09, 272 Mts)212
Fall of wickets: 1-74 (Michael Slater, 23.2 ov), 2-106 (Justin Langer, 27.3 ov), 3-116 (Mark Waugh, 30.2 ov), 4-166 (Steve Waugh, 45.2 ov), 5-166 (Ricky Ponting, 45.6 ov), 6-167 (Adam Gilchrist, 46.3 ov), 7-173 (Matthew Hayden, 48.3 ov), 8-174 (Shane Warne, 50.3 ov), 9-191 (Jason Gillespie, 59.4 ov), 10-212 (Glenn McGrath, 68.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Z Khan843003.7502
BKV Prasad31702.3300
Harbhajan Singh30.387362.3900
SLV Raju1535813.8600
SR Tendulkar1133132.8106
SC Ganguly10202.0000
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
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sun, 11 Mar - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 291/8 (SR Waugh 29*, JN Gillespie 6*, 90 ov)
Mon, 12 Mar - day 2 - India 1st innings 128/8 (VVS Laxman 26*, SLV Raju 3*, 46 ov)
Tue, 13 Mar - day 3 - India 2nd innings 254/4 (VVS Laxman 109*, R Dravid 7*, 75 ov)
Wed, 14 Mar - day 4 - India 2nd innings 589/4 (VVS Laxman 275*, R Dravid 155*, 165 ov)
Thu, 15 Mar - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 212 (68.3 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • India 600 in 167.4 overs
  • New ball taken after 174.3 overs (McGrath's 38th over)
  • India 650 in 177.4 overs
  • Lunch: Australia 24/0 in 12 overs (Hayden 10*, Slater 14*)
  • Australia 50 in 64 mins, 15.2 overs
  • Australia 100 in 107 mins, 27 overs
  • ML Hayden 50 in 91 balls, 4x4
  • Australia 150 in 163 mins, 40.2 overs
  • Tea: Australia 161/3 in 43 overs (Hayden 59*, SR Waugh 23*)
  • Australia 200 in 250 mins, 62.3 overs
Day 4
  • New ball taken after 80.2 overs (McGrath's 19th over)
  • India 300 in 371 mins, 89.1 overs
  • VVS Laxman 150 in 233 balls, 27x4
  • India 350 in 410 mins, 97.3 overs
  • R Dravid 50 in 121 balls, 7x4
  • Lunch: India 376/4 in 104 overs (Laxman 171*, Dravid 50*)
  • India 400 in 460 mins, 110.5 overs
  • VVS Laxman 200 in 304 balls, 35x4
  • India 450 in 517 mins, 124 overs
  • R Dravid 100 in 205 balls, 13x4
  • Tea: India 491/4 in 133 overs (Laxman 227*, Dravid 106*)
  • India 500 in 571 mins, 137.3 overs
  • VVS Laxman on 237 went past SM Gavaskar's 236* for the highest individual score by an Indian batsman in tests
  • VVS Laxman 250 in 392 balls, 41x4
  • India 550 in 645 mins, 154.5 overs
  • R Dravid 150 in 303 balls, 18x4
Day 3
  • India 150 in 53.1 overs
  • VVS Laxman 50 in 67 balls, 11x4
  • Lunch: India 45/0 in 12 overs (Das 14*, Ramesh 30*)
  • India 50 in 14.1 overs
  • India 100 in 31.1 overs
  • Tea: India 122/3 in 40 overs (Laxman 31*, Ganguly 4*)
  • VVS Laxman 50 in 93 balls, 8x4
  • India 150 in 46 overs
  • India 200 in 56.5 overs
  • VVS Laxman 100 in 166 balls, 17x4
  • India 250 in 72.1 overs
Day 2
  • Australia 300 in 94.4 overs
  • New ball taken after 95 overs (Prasad's 23rd over)
  • SR Waugh 50 in 119 balls, 6x4
  • Australia 350 in 106.1 overs
  • Lunch: Australia 383/8 in 117 overs (SR Waugh 82*, Gillespie 38*)
  • Australia 400 in 122.5 overs
  • SR Waugh 100 in 185 balls, 10x4, 1x6
  • Tea: India 32/1 in 11 overs (Das 20*, Dravid 9*)
  • India 50 in 19.4 overs
  • India 100 in 38.5 overs
Day 1
  • Australia 50 in 80 mins, 16.5 overs
  • Lunch: Australia 88/0 in 26 overs (Slater 41*, Hayden 41*)
  • ML Hayden 50 in 127 mins, 77 balls, 10x4
  • Australia 100 in 128 mins, 28 overs
  • Australia 150 in 199 mins, 43.4 overs
  • Tea: Australia 193/1 in 53 overs (Hayden 97*, Langer 45*)
  • JL Langer 50 in 118 mins, 78 balls, 7x4, 1x6
  • Australia 200 in 253 mins, 55.4 overs
  • Australia 250 in 312 mins, 69.3 overs
  • Harbhajan Singh claimed a hattrick, taking the successive wickets Ponting, Gilchrist and Warne (Australia 252, Over No. 72)