Result
3rd Test, Bengaluru, Mar 25-28 1998, Australia tour of India
424 & 169
(58 ov, target 194)
400 & 195/2
Australia won by 8 wickets
Player Of The Match
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
VVS Laxman c Taylor b Kasprowicz624441025.00
NS Sidhu  b Warne741351628354.81
R Dravid  b Warne23941314024.46
SR Tendulkar  b Dale17720729829385.50
M Azharuddin (c)c †Healy b Lehmann401141442035.08
SC Ganguly lbw b Dale1739613043.58
NR Mongia c Ponting b Warne1834482052.94
A Kumble c Waugh b Robertson3959864166.10
Harvinder Singh lbw b Dale011000.00
SLV Raju c Lehmann b Robertson524261020.83
Harbhajan Singh not out419210021.05
Extras(b 6, lb 6, nb 9)21
TOTAL(123.2 Ov, RR: 3.43, 510 Mts)424
Fall of wickets: 1-24 (VVS Laxman, 8.1 ov), 2-109 (Navjot Sidhu, 39.6 ov), 3-110 (Rahul Dravid, 41.4 ov), 4-249 (Mohammad Azharuddin, 76.5 ov), 5-294 (Sourav Ganguly, 91.3 ov), 6-353 (Nayan Mongia, 101.5 ov), 7-390 (Sachin Tendulkar, 110.2 ov), 8-390 (Harvinder Singh, 110.3 ov), 9-415 (Venkatapathy Raju, 117.5 ov), 10-424 (Anil Kumble, 123.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
MS Kasprowicz2947612.6205
AC Dale2367133.0802
SK Warne35910633.0202
GS Blewett1435003.5701
GR Robertson11.215825.1100
ME Waugh402406.0000
DS Lehmann712713.8500
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MJ Slater c †Mongia b Harvinder Singh9111714014277.77
MA Taylor (c)c †Mongia b Kumble1443631032.55
GS Blewett  b Harbhajan Singh425210016.00
ME Waugh not out15326737513457.30
DS Lehmann c Laxman b Harbhajan Singh5267998077.61
RT Ponting c Tendulkar b Kumble1630270053.33
IA Healy c †Mongia b Kumble45101080.00
SK Warne c Harbhajan Singh b Raju3352633163.46
GR Robertson c Azharuddin b Kumble433420012.12
MS Kasprowicz lbw b Kumble426260015.38
AC Dale c Laxman b Kumble5980055.55
Extras(b 12, lb 5, nb 3)20
TOTAL(111.3 Ov, RR: 3.58, 423 Mts)400
Fall of wickets: 1-68 (Mark Taylor, 15.6 ov), 2-77 (Greg Blewett, 22.4 ov), 3-143 (Michael Slater, 36.6 ov), 4-249 (Darren Lehmann, 62.2 ov), 5-274 (Ricky Ponting, 69.5 ov), 6-286 (Ian Healy, 71.6 ov), 7-350 (Shane Warne, 89.4 ov), 8-378 (Gavin Robertson, 101.6 ov), 9-394 (Michael Kasprowicz, 109.2 ov), 10-400 (Adam Dale, 111.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Harvinder Singh704416.2802
SC Ganguly201005.0002
A Kumble41.389862.3600
SLV Raju37711813.1800
Harbhajan Singh23111224.8601
VVS Laxman10101.0000
India 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
VVS Laxman c Ponting b Warne1541592036.58
NS Sidhu c Lehmann b Warne4462906170.96
R Dravid c †Healy b Robertson631630019.35
SR Tendulkar c & b Kasprowicz3164754048.43
M Azharuddin (c) b Kasprowicz1853692033.96
SC Ganguly  b Robertson1655720029.09
NR Mongia not out1237770032.43
A Kumble lbw b Robertson914152064.28
Harvinder Singh lbw b Kasprowicz087000.00
SLV Raju  b Kasprowicz2560040.00
Harbhajan Singh lbw b Kasprowicz023000.00
Extras(b 5, lb 5, nb 6)16
TOTAL(61 Ov, RR: 2.77, 273 Mts)169
Fall of wickets: 1-50 (VVS Laxman, 12.6 ov), 2-61 (Navjot Sidhu, 20.2 ov), 3-92 (Rahul Dravid, 27.4 ov), 4-111 (Sachin Tendulkar, 37.5 ov), 5-127 (Mohammad Azharuddin, 43.5 ov), 6-144 (Sourav Ganguly, 53.4 ov), 7-158 (Anil Kumble, 57.3 ov), 8-159 (Harvinder Singh, 58.6 ov), 9-163 (Venkatapathy Raju, 60.1 ov), 10-169 (Harbhajan Singh, 60.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
MS Kasprowicz1852851.5501
AC Dale512104.2000
SK Warne2568023.2005
GR Robertson1222832.3300
GS Blewett10202.0000
Australia 2nd Innings (target: 194 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MA Taylor (c)not out10219321017052.84
MJ Slater c Azharuddin b Tendulkar42731083157.53
GS Blewett lbw b Kumble523270021.73
ME Waugh not out3359744055.93
Extras(b 8, lb 5)13
TOTAL(58 Ov, RR: 3.36, 210 Mts)195/2
Fall of wickets: 1-91 (Michael Slater, 28.6 ov), 2-114 (Greg Blewett, 37.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Harvinder Singh301705.6600
A Kumble22.456312.7700
SLV Raju1543702.4600
Harbhajan Singh612404.0000
SR Tendulkar11.214113.6100
MATCH DETAILS
M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
TossIndia , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of India
Player Of The Match
Michael Kasprowicz
Player Of The Series
Sachin Tendulkar
Series resultIndia won the 3-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 1413
Season1997/98
Match days25,26,27,28 March 1998 (5-day match)
Test debut
Harbhajan Singh
Darren Lehmann
Adam Dale
Umpires
V.K.Ramaswamy
David Shepherd
TV Umpire
Match Referee
Peter van der Merwe
CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 25 Mar - day 1 - India 1st innings 290/4 (SR Tendulkar 117*, SC Ganguly 17*, 90 ov)
Thu, 26 Mar - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 209/3 (ME Waugh 58*, DS Lehmann 35*, 54 ov)
Fri, 27 Mar - day 3 - India 2nd innings 99/3 (SR Tendulkar 27*, M Azharuddin 4*, 34 ov)
Sat, 28 Mar - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 195/2 (58 ov) - end of match