Result
3rd Test, Chennai, Mar 18-22 2001, Australia tour of India
391 & 264
(41.1 ov, target 155)
501 & 155/8
India won by 2 wickets
Player Of The Match
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MJ Slater c Laxman b Khan43210133.33
ML Hayden c Ganguly b Harbhajan Singh20332047415663.43
JL Langer c Dravid b Harbhajan Singh35355361100.00
ME Waugh c sub (HK Badani) b Bahutule701361537151.47
SR Waugh (c)handled the ball471501764131.33
RT Ponting st †Dighe b Harbhajan Singh012000.00
AC Gilchrist lbw b Harbhajan Singh1680016.66
SK Warne c Das b Harbhajan Singh02336000.00
JN Gillespie c Ganguly b Harbhajan Singh01113000.00
CR Miller c Bahutule b Harbhajan Singh048000.00
GD McGrath not out313150023.07
Extras(b 8, lb 10, nb 10)28
TOTAL(115.2 Ov, RR: 3.39, 474 Mts)391
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Michael Slater, 0.3 ov), 2-67 (Justin Langer, 11.4 ov), 3-217 (Mark Waugh, 51.2 ov), 4-340 (Steve Waugh, 95.4 ov), 5-340 (Ricky Ponting, 95.5 ov), 6-344 (Adam Gilchrist, 97.3 ov), 7-374 (Shane Warne, 105.6 ov), 8-376 (Jason Gillespie, 109.4 ov), 9-385 (Colin Miller, 111.2 ov), 10-391 (Matthew Hayden, 115.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Z Khan1555713.8001
SC Ganguly211105.5001
Harbhajan Singh38.2613373.4600
NM Kulkarni2356702.9100
SV Bahutule2137013.3306
SR Tendulkar1613502.1802
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
SS Das lbw b McGrath8418626110145.16
S Ramesh c Ponting b Warne611331646045.86
VVS Laxman c ME Waugh b McGrath658712511074.71
SR Tendulkar c †Gilchrist b Gillespie12623034615254.78
SC Ganguly (c)c †Gilchrist b McGrath22761143028.94
R Dravid c †Gilchrist b Gillespie8114017812157.85
SS Dighe lbw b Warne424320016.66
SV Bahutule not out2158881136.20
Z Khan c & b Miller420250020.00
Harbhajan Singh c ME Waugh b Miller2320066.66
NM Kulkarni lbw b Miller438500010.52
Extras(b 19, lb 2, nb 5, w 1)27
TOTAL(165 Ov, RR: 3.03, 697 Mts)501
Fall of wickets: 1-123 (Sadagoppan Ramesh, 41.4 ov), 2-211 (Shiv Sunder Das, 64.1 ov), 3-237 (VVS Laxman, 70.2 ov), 4-284 (Sourav Ganguly, 96.3 ov), 5-453 (Rahul Dravid, 138.5 ov), 6-468 (Sachin Tendulkar, 144.1 ov), 7-470 (Sameer Dighe, 145.6 ov), 8-475 (Zaheer Khan, 152.2 ov), 9-477 (Harbhajan Singh, 152.5 ov), 10-501 (Nilesh Kulkarni, 164.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GD McGrath36157532.0802
JN Gillespie35118822.5111
CR Miller46616033.4700
SK Warne42714023.3302
RT Ponting21201.0000
ME Waugh30802.6600
ML Hayden10707.0000
Australia 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
ML Hayden c Khan b Kulkarni3540763187.50
MJ Slater c Laxman b Harbhajan Singh4882984258.53
AC Gilchrist lbw b Harbhajan Singh11111009.09
JL Langer c Laxman b Bahutule2154752138.88
ME Waugh c Dravid b Harbhajan Singh571391427041.00
SR Waugh (c)c Das b Harbhajan Singh471251665037.60
RT Ponting c Dravid b Harbhajan Singh1125290144.00
SK Warne lbw b Harbhajan Singh1128352039.28
JN Gillespie c Dravid b Harbhajan Singh24746004.25
CR Miller lbw b Harbhajan Singh22742007.40
GD McGrath not out1113191084.61
Extras(b 8, lb 6, nb 4)18
TOTAL(97.5 Ov, RR: 2.69, 373 Mts)264
Fall of wickets: 1-82 (Matthew Hayden, 18.2 ov), 2-84 (Adam Gilchrist, 21.2 ov), 3-93 (Michael Slater, 23.4 ov), 4-141 (Justin Langer, 40.6 ov), 5-193 (Mark Waugh, 63.5 ov), 6-211 (Ricky Ponting, 71.4 ov), 7-241 (Shane Warne, 79.6 ov), 8-246 (Steve Waugh, 87.1 ov), 9-251 (Jason Gillespie, 93.6 ov), 10-264 (Colin Miller, 97.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Z Khan401303.2500
SC Ganguly10808.0000
Harbhajan Singh41.5208482.0000
NM Kulkarni30117012.3300
SR Tendulkar1204303.5801
SV Bahutule903213.5503
India 2nd Innings (target: 155 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
SS Das c & b McGrath917352052.94
S Ramesh run out (Ponting/†Gilchrist)2553983047.16
VVS Laxman c ME Waugh b Miller668213612080.48
SR Tendulkar c ME Waugh b Gillespie17172730100.00
SC Ganguly (c)c ME Waugh b Gillespie4591080.00
R Dravid c SR Waugh b Miller4581080.00
SS Dighe not out2248733045.83
SV Bahutule c Warne b Miller033000.00
Z Khan c ME Waugh b McGrath01431000.00
Harbhajan Singh not out35120060.00
Extras(lb 3, nb 2)5
TOTAL(41.1 Ov, RR: 3.76, 219 Mts)155/8
Did not bat: NM Kulkarni 
Fall of wickets: 1-18 (Shiv Sunder Das, 4.6 ov), 2-76 (Sadagoppan Ramesh, 19.3 ov), 3-101 (Sachin Tendulkar, 24.3 ov), 4-117 (Sourav Ganguly, 26.2 ov), 5-122 (Rahul Dravid, 27.6 ov), 6-135 (VVS Laxman, 33.2 ov), 7-135 (Sairaj Bahutule, 33.5 ov), 8-151 (Zaheer Khan, 39.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GD McGrath11.132121.8800
JN Gillespie1524923.2600
CR Miller914134.5500
SK Warne604106.8302
MATCH DETAILS
MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of India
Player Of The Match
Matthew Hayden
Harbhajan Singh
Player Of The Series
Harbhajan Singh
Series resultIndia won the 3-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 1539
Season2000/01
Match days18,19,20,21,22 March 2001 (5-day match)
Test debut
Sameer Dighe
Sairaj Bahutule
Umpires
Rudi Koertzen
Arani Jayaprakash
TV Umpire
Rangachari Vijayaraghavan
Match Referee
Cammie Smith
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sun, 18 Mar - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 326/3 (ML Hayden 147*, SR Waugh 43*, 90 ov)
Mon, 19 Mar - day 2 - India 1st innings 211/1 (SS Das 84*, VVS Laxman 59*, 64 ov)
Tue, 20 Mar - day 3 - India 1st innings 480/9 (SV Bahutule 4*, NM Kulkarni 0*, 154 ov)
Wed, 21 Mar - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 241/7 (SR Waugh 43*, 80 ov)
Thu, 22 Mar - day 5 - India 2nd innings 155/8 (41.1 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • Australia 250 in 93.4 overs
  • Lunch: India 23/1 in 7 overs (Ramesh 14*, Laxman 0*)
  • Lunch: India 23/1 in 7 overs (Ramesh 14*, Laxman 0*)
  • India 50 in 75mins, 14.4 overs
  • India 100 in 125 mins, 24.2 overs
  • VVS Laxman 50 in 96 mins, 63 balls, 10x4
  • Tea: India 132/5 in 32 overs (Laxman 65*, Dighe 5*)
  • India 150 in 201 mins,38.4 overs
Day 4
  • India 500 in 696 mins, 164.4 overs
  • Australia 50 in 49 mins, 11.2 overs
  • Lunch: Australia 69/0 in 16 overs (Hayden 34*, Slater 34*)
  • Australia 100 in 115 mins, 28.2 overs
  • Australia 150 in 179 mins, 44.4 overs
  • Tea: Australia 159/4 in 47 overs (ME Waugh 37*, SR Waugh 10*)
  • ME Waugh 50 in 115 balls, 7x4
  • Australia 200 in 255 mins, 67.5 overs
Day 3
  • India 250 in 332 mins, 79.2 overs
  • Lunch: India 266/3 in 92 overs (Tendulkar 27*, Ganguly 14*)
  • India 300 in 422 mins, 100.1 overs
  • SR Tendulkar 50 of 164m, 109b, 6x4, 1x6
  • India 350 in 465 mins, 110.1 overs
  • Tea: India 378/4 in 120 overs (Tendulkar 77*, Dravid 48*)
  • R Dravid 50 off 100m, 77b, 9x4
  • India 400 in 520 mins, 122.5 overs
  • SR Tendulkar 100 off 287m, 195b, 10x4, 2x6
  • India 450 in 573 mins, 136.1 overs
  • 5th wicket partnership of 150 runs between Tendulkar and Dravid came in 153 mins, 37.1 overs
Day 2
  • ML Hayden 150 in 373m, 252b, 12x4, 5x6
  • Australia 350 in 408 mins, 99.3 overs
  • ML Hayden 200 in 457m, 309b, 15x4, 6x6
  • Lunch: Australia 391 all out
  • India 50 in 71 mins, 16.3 overs
  • SS Das 50 in 110m, 85b, 8x4
  • India 100 in 132 mins, 33.3 overs
  • Tea: India 107/0 in 34 overs (Das 56*, Ramesh 48*)
  • S Ramesh 50 in 137m, 108b, 5x4
  • India 150 in 209 mins, 51.1 overs
  • VVS Laxman 50 in 79m, 52b, 10x4
  • India 200 in 245 mins, 60 overs
Day 1
  • Australia 50 in 40 mins, 7.2 overs
  • Australia 100 in 86 mins, 19.1 overs
  • ML Hayden 50 in 64 balls, 99 mins, 4x4 4x6
  • Lunch: Australia 140/2 (Hayden 55* ME Waugh 25*, 28 overs)
  • Australia 150 in 132 mins, 31 overs
  • ME Waugh 50 103m, 88b, 5x4, 1x6
  • Australia 200 in 190 mins, 45.2 overs
  • ML Hayden 100 in 230m, 153b, 8x4, 5x6
  • Tea: Australia 248/3 (Hayden 106*, SR Waugh 12*, 59 overs)
  • Australia 250 in 241 mins, 59.1 overs
  • Australia 300 in 324 mins, 79.1 overs
General
  • 12th Men: HK Badani (India) and DR Martyn (Australia)