Result
3rd Test, Sydney, Jan 2-4 2000, India tour of Australia
(58 ov)
150 & 261
552/5d
Australia won by an innings and 141 runs
Player Of The Match
Australia
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MSK Prasad c ME Waugh b McGrath537431013.51
VVS Laxman c Slater b Lee760930011.66
R Dravid c Ponting b McGrath29741021039.18
SR Tendulkar (c)lbw b McGrath4553828084.90
SC Ganguly c SR Waugh b Blewett1550020.00
HH Kanitkar c †Gilchrist b Lee1067831014.92
R Vijay Bharadwaj c †Gilchrist b Lee635671017.14
A Kumble c Langer b McGrath2656594046.42
AB Agarkar c ME Waugh b Lee011000.00
J Srinath c Ponting b McGrath316220018.75
BKV Prasad not out17250014.28
Extras(lb 12, nb 4, w 1)17
TOTAL(67.5 Ov, RR: 2.21, 295 Mts)150
Fall of wickets: 1-10 (Mannava Prasad, 10.5 ov), 2-27 (VVS Laxman, 22.2 ov), 3-68 (Rahul Dravid, 34.1 ov), 4-69 (Sourav Ganguly, 35.1 ov), 5-95 (Sachin Tendulkar, 40.6 ov), 6-118 (Hrishikesh Kanitkar, 54.1 ov), 7-119 (Vijay Bharadwaj, 56.1 ov), 8-119 (Ajit Agarkar, 56.2 ov), 9-126 (Javagal Srinath, 61.5 ov), 10-150 (Anil Kumble, 67.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GD McGrath18.574852.5401
DW Fleming1372401.8412
B Lee2193941.8501
SK Warne1242201.8300
GS Blewett32511.6600
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GS Blewett  b BKV Prasad1954900035.18
MJ Slater c †MSK Prasad b Srinath11118009.09
JL Langer c BKV Prasad b Tendulkar22335552330062.81
ME Waugh  b Ganguly32701025145.71
SR Waugh (c)lbw b Srinath571241519045.96
RT Ponting not out14118326217177.04
AC Gilchrist not out4556655080.35
Extras(b 2, lb 21, nb 11)34
TOTAL(140.2 Ov, RR: 3.93, 608 Mts)552/5d
Fall of wickets: 1-9 (Michael Slater, 4.3 ov), 2-49 (Greg Blewett, 19.5 ov), 3-146 (Mark Waugh, 42.1 ov), 4-267 (Steve Waugh, 80.1 ov), 5-457 (Justin Langer, 122.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
J Srinath28410523.7507
AB Agarkar1939505.0000
BKV Prasad28108613.0700
A Kumble33.2612603.7802
SC Ganguly1214613.8301
R Vijay Bharadwaj1213502.9101
SR Tendulkar703414.8500
HH Kanitkar10202.0000
India 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
VVS Laxman c †Gilchrist b Lee16719825527084.34
MSK Prasad c ME Waugh b McGrath37190042.85
R Dravid c Warne b McGrath079000.00
SR Tendulkar (c)c Langer b Fleming44610100.00
SC Ganguly c ME Waugh b McGrath2551713049.01
HH Kanitkar c Slater b Lee819321042.10
A Kumble c Ponting b McGrath1545753033.33
AB Agarkar c †Gilchrist b McGrath023000.00
J Srinath not out1527381055.55
BKV Prasad run out (†Gilchrist)32400150.00
R Vijay Bharadwaj absent hurt-
Extras(b 4, lb 2, nb 14, w 1)21
TOTAL(58 Ov, RR: 4.5, 260 Mts)261
Fall of wickets: 1-22 (Mannava Prasad, 4.3 ov), 2-26 (Rahul Dravid, 6.4 ov), 3-33 (Sachin Tendulkar, 7.4 ov), 4-101 (Sourav Ganguly, 24.5 ov), 5-145 (Hrishikesh Kanitkar, 30.6 ov), 6-234 (Anil Kumble, 50.1 ov), 7-234 (Ajit Agarkar, 50.3 ov), 8-258 (VVS Laxman, 57.1 ov), 9-261 (Venkatesh Prasad, 57.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GD McGrath1715553.2306
DW Fleming1324713.6111
B Lee1126726.0905
GS Blewett201608.0000
SK Warne1316004.6102
RT Ponting10808.0000
MJ Slater10202.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Sydney Cricket Ground
TossIndia , elected to bat first
SeriesIndia tour of Australia
Player Of The Match
Glenn McGrath
Player Of The Series
Sachin Tendulkar
Series resultAustralia won the 3-match series 3-0
Match numberTest no. 1481
Season1999/00
Match days2,3,4 January 2000 (5-day match)
Umpires
Darrell Hair
Ian Robinson
TV Umpire
Simon Taufel
Match Referee
Ranjan Madugalle
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sun, 02 Jan - day 1 - India 1st innings 121/8 (A Kumble 1*, J Srinath 2*, 60 ov)
Mon, 03 Jan - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 331/4 (JL Langer 167*, RT Ponting 34*, 95 ov)
Tue, 04 Jan - day 3 - India 2nd innings 261 (58 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 3
  • RT Ponting 50 in 97 mins, 76 balls, 8x4 1x6
  • Australia 400 off 475 mins, 108.2 overs
  • Langer/Ponting partnership 150 off 151 mins, 193 balls
  • RT Ponting 100 off 141 balls, 204 mins, 12x4 1x6
  • Lunch: Australia 477/5 (Ponting 102*, Gilchrist 10*, 128 overs)
  • Australia 500 in 573 mins, 131.3 overs
  • Ponting/Gilchrist partnership 50 off 38 mins, 67 balls
  • India 50 in 53 mins, 11.1 overs
  • Tea: India 69/3 (Laxman 46*, Ganguly 10*, 14 overs)
  • VVS Laxman 50 in 71 mins, 55 balls, 8x4 0x6
  • India 100 in 108 mins, 24.3 overs
  • India 150 in 146 mins, 31.6 overs
  • VVS Laxman 100 in 149 mins, 114 balls, 16x4 1x5 0x6
  • Laxman/Kumble partnership 50 off 37 mins, 57 balls
  • India 200 in 181 mins, 40.4 overs
  • VVS Laxman 150 in 207 mins, 172 balls, 25x4 1x5 0x6
  • India 250 in 249 mins, 55.4 overs
Day 2
  • India 150 off 294 mins, 67.3 overs
  • Australia 50 off 95 mins, 20.3 overs
  • Lunch: Australia 57/2 (Langer 29*, ME Waugh 1*, 24 overs)
  • JL Langer 50 in 122 mins, 96 balls, 7x4 0x6
  • Langer/ME Waugh partnership 50 off 55 mins, 77 balls
  • Australia 100 in 153 mins, 32.6 overs
  • Australia 150 off 196 mins, 42.3 overs
  • Tea: Australia 177/3 (Langer 98*, SR Waugh 14*, 51 overs)
  • JL Langer 100 off 241 mins, 172 balls, 14x4 0x6
  • Langer/SR Waugh partnership 50 off 66 mins, 104 balls
  • Australia 200 off 261 mins, 59.3 overs
  • Langer/SR Waugh partnership 100 off 185 balls, 124 mins
  • SR Waugh 50 off 113 balls, 137 mins, 8x4 0x6
  • JL Langer 150 off 335 mins, 235 balls, 22x4 0x6
  • Australia 300 off 374 mins, 86.1 overs
  • Attendance: 38,705
Day 1
  • Rain stopped play from 12:32pm to 3:08pm. Lunch was taken from 12:50pm to 1:30pm and tea taken at 4:10pm. Stumps was rescheduled to 7:00pm with a minimum of 76 overs to be bowled in the day.
  • Lunch: India 27/1 (Laxman 7*, Dravid 9*, 21.5 overs)
  • India 50 off 114 mins, 26.4 overs
  • Tea: India 69/4 (Tendulkar 19*, 35.1 overs)
  • India 100 off 197 mins, 45.1 overs
  • Bad light stopped play at 6:19pm with the day being abandoned at 6:36pm
  • Attendance: 42,193
General
  • 12th Men: MS Kasprowicz (Aus) and DJ Gandhi (Ind)