Result
2nd Test, Melbourne, Dec 26-30 1999, India tour of Australia
405 & 208/5d
(89.3 ov, target 376)
238 & 195
Australia won by 180 runs
Player Of The Match
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GS Blewett  b Srinath28100025.00
MJ Slater c Srinath b BKV Prasad9117926910050.83
JL Langer lbw b Srinath828372028.57
ME Waugh lbw b Agarkar411101201037.27
SR Waugh (c)c †MSK Prasad b BKV Prasad32681083047.05
RT Ponting lbw b Srinath67851665078.82
AC Gilchrist c Ganguly b Agarkar7811915012065.54
SK Warne c †MSK Prasad b Agarkar26120033.33
DW Fleming not out3159891052.54
B Lee c & b Srinath2755771049.09
GD McGrath run out (Kanitkar)1650016.66
Extras(b 1, lb 9, nb 14, w 1)25
TOTAL(118.1 Ov, RR: 3.42, 526 Mts)405
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Greg Blewett, 2.2 ov), 2-28 (Justin Langer, 10.2 ov), 3-123 (Mark Waugh, 38.4 ov), 4-192 (Michael Slater, 62.4 ov), 5-197 (Steve Waugh, 64.4 ov), 6-341 (Adam Gilchrist, 96.4 ov), 7-343 (Ricky Ponting, 97.6 ov), 8-345 (Shane Warne, 98.6 ov), 9-404 (Brett Lee, 116.6 ov), 10-405 (Glenn McGrath, 118.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
J Srinath33.1713043.9109
AB Agarkar2877632.7110
BKV Prasad26610123.8801
SC Ganguly201005.0004
A Kumble2937802.6800
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
VVS Laxman c ME Waugh b McGrath518300027.77
S Ramesh  b Lee421240019.04
R Dravid c †Gilchrist b Lee936551025.00
SR Tendulkar (c)c Langer b Fleming1161912839160.73
SC Ganguly c ME Waugh b McGrath31831121037.34
HH Kanitkar lbw b Warne1121310052.38
MSK Prasad  b Lee613321046.15
AB Agarkar lbw b Lee011000.00
J Srinath c ME Waugh b Lee1340033.33
A Kumble not out2864801043.75
BKV Prasad c ME Waugh b McGrath1015310066.66
Extras(lb 8, nb 9)17
TOTAL(76.1 Ov, RR: 3.12, 346 Mts)238
Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Sadagoppan Ramesh, 5.4 ov), 2-11 (VVS Laxman, 6.4 ov), 3-31 (Rahul Dravid, 18.2 ov), 4-108 (Sourav Ganguly, 44.6 ov), 5-138 (Hrishikesh Kanitkar, 51.6 ov), 6-167 (Mannava Prasad, 58.1 ov), 7-167 (Ajit Agarkar, 58.2 ov), 8-169 (Javagal Srinath, 58.6 ov), 9-212 (Sachin Tendulkar, 69.1 ov), 10-238 (Venkatesh Prasad, 76.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GD McGrath18.133932.1403
DW Fleming1506214.1301
B Lee1824752.6102
SK Warne2457713.2003
ME Waugh10505.0000
Australia 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MJ Slater lbw b Agarkar37150042.85
GS Blewett c Ganguly b Kumble31971502031.95
JL Langer c †MSK Prasad b Agarkar926490034.61
AC Gilchrist c Srinath b Kumble55731034075.34
ME Waugh not out51811122062.96
SR Waugh (c)lbw b Agarkar3241501078.04
RT Ponting not out2132421065.62
Extras(lb 2, nb 3, w 1)6
TOTAL(59 Ov, RR: 3.52, 263 Mts)208/5d
Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Michael Slater, 3.2 ov), 2-32 (Justin Langer, 13.2 ov), 3-91 (Greg Blewett, 31.2 ov), 4-109 (Adam Gilchrist, 35.3 ov), 5-167 (Steve Waugh, 48.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
J Srinath1404503.2103
AB Agarkar1735133.0000
BKV Prasad1003803.8010
A Kumble1837224.0000
India 2nd Innings (target: 376 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
VVS Laxman c McGrath b Fleming11615006.25
S Ramesh retired hurt2669930037.68
R Dravid c †Gilchrist b Lee141091600012.84
SR Tendulkar (c)lbw b Warne521221624042.62
SC Ganguly  b Blewett1739572043.58
HH Kanitkar lbw b Fleming45781026057.69
MSK Prasad c Warne b ME Waugh1329451044.82
AB Agarkar c Blewett b ME Waugh011000.00
A Kumble run out (SR Waugh/Fleming)1355662023.63
J Srinath c Warne b Lee1540020.00
BKV Prasad not out617290035.29
Extras(lb 4, nb 3)7
TOTAL(89.3 Ov, RR: 2.17, 371 Mts)195
Fall of wickets: 1-5 (VVS Laxman, 3.5 ov), 1-40* (Sadagoppan Ramesh, retired not out ), 2-72 (Rahul Dravid, 42.2 ov), 3-110 (Sourav Ganguly, 55.5 ov), 4-133 (Sachin Tendulkar, 61.6 ov), 5-162 (Mannava Prasad, 72.3 ov), 6-162 (Ajit Agarkar, 72.4 ov), 7-184 (Hrishikesh Kanitkar, 81.1 ov), 8-185 (Javagal Srinath, 82.1 ov), 9-195 (Anil Kumble, 89.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GD McGrath1782201.2901
DW Fleming21.374622.1300
SK Warne2676312.4200
B Lee1963121.6302
GS Blewett311715.6600
ME Waugh301224.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossIndia , elected to field first
SeriesIndia tour of Australia
Player Of The Match
Sachin Tendulkar
Series resultAustralia led the 3-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 1479
Season1999/00
Match days26,27,28,29,30 December 1999 (5-day match)
Test debut
Brett Lee
Hrishikesh Kanitkar
Umpires
Steve Davis
David Shepherd
TV Umpire
Bill Sheahan
Match Referee
Ranjan Madugalle
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sun, 26 Dec - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 138/3 (MJ Slater 64*, SR Waugh 5*, 48 ov)
Mon, 27 Dec - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 332/5 (RT Ponting 59*, AC Gilchrist 77*, 93 ov)
Tue, 28 Dec - day 3 - India 1st innings 235/9 (A Kumble 26*, BKV Prasad 10*, 75 ov)
Wed, 29 Dec - day 4 - India 2nd innings 40/1 (S Ramesh 26*, R Dravid 10*, 21 ov)
Thu, 30 Dec - day 5 - India 2nd innings 195 (89.3 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • Rain at 10.49 am, restart at 10.54 am
  • S Ramesh retired hurt at 40/1 [26 ov] (sore thumb)
  • India 50 in 110 mins
  • India 100 in 228 mins
  • Lunch: India 110/3 (Tendulkar 48*, 55.5 ov)
  • Tendulkar 50 142 mins
  • India 150 in 286 mins
  • Tea: India 186/8 (Kumble 9*, BKV Prasad 1*, 85 ov)
  • Attendance: 16,327
Day 4
  • Rain at 10.52 am delays start, 11.24 am restart
  • Bad Light 11.43am, 12.29 am restart
  • Lunch: Australia 25/1 (Blewett 9*, Langer 9*, 11 ov)
  • Tea: Australia 147/4 (ME Waugh 27*, SR Waugh 16*, 44 ov)
  • Attendance: 19,133
Day 3
  • Lunch: India 11/1 (Laxman 5*, Dravid 0*, 6 ov)
  • Tea: India 83/3 (Tendulkar 39*, Ganguly 20*, 35 ov)
  • Bad Light stopped play at 7.11 pm
  • Attendance: 23,127
Day 2
  • Australia 1st innings: 2nd new ball taken after 80 overs
  • Australia 150 in 222 mins
  • Australia 200 in 290 mins
  • Australia 250 in 330 mins
  • Lunch: Australia 5/277 (Ponting 34*, Gilchrist 47*, 81 ov)
  • Tea: Australia 332/5 (Ponting 59*, Gilchrist 77*, 93 ov)
  • Rain started at 1.59pm, restart at 3.30 pm
  • Bad Light stopped play at 4.07 pm
  • Rain forced the abandonment of the third session
  • Attendance: 26,885
Day 1
  • Rain forced the abandonment of the first session, an early lunch was taken
  • Rain 11am-2pm, 2pm start
  • Australia 50 in 78 mins
  • Slater/ME Waugh 3rd wicket partnership 50 in 66 mins
  • Tea: Australia 97/2 (Slater 49*, ME Waugh 23*, 28 ov)
  • Australia 100 in 141 mins
  • Slater 50 in 141 mins
  • Attendance: 49,082
  • Bad Light stopped play at 5:48pm
General
  • 12th Men: MS Kasprowicz (Aus) and R Vijay Bharadwaj (Ind)