Result
1st Test, Brisbane, Dec 4-8 2003, India tour of Australia
323 & 284/3d
(16 ov, target 199)
409 & 73/2
Match drawn
Player Of The Match
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JL Langer lbw b Agarkar12119432517062.37
ML Hayden c Laxman b Khan3752816071.15
RT Ponting c †Patel b Khan54881257161.36
DR Martyn run out (Harbhajan Singh/†Patel/Ganguly)42791225053.16
SR Waugh (c)hit wicket b Khan049000.00
SM Katich c †Patel b Khan1625414064.00
AC Gilchrist c Laxman b Khan047000.00
AJ Bichel c Laxman b Agarkar11101620110.00
JN Gillespie run out (Harbhajan Singh/Agarkar)811190072.72
NW Bracken not out613180046.15
SCG MacGill c Chopra b Agarkar13110033.33
Extras(b 4, lb 7, nb 14, w 2)27
TOTAL(78.1 Ov, RR: 4.13, 391 Mts)323
Fall of wickets: 1-73 (Matthew Hayden, 15.2 ov), 2-162 (Ricky Ponting, 41.4 ov), 3-268 (Justin Langer, 66.4 ov), 4-275 (Damien Martyn, 67.2 ov), 5-275 (Steve Waugh, 67.4 ov), 6-276 (Adam Gilchrist, 69.1 ov), 7-302 (Andy Bichel, 72.3 ov), 8-310 (Simon Katich, 75.2 ov), 9-317 (Jason Gillespie, 76.1 ov), 10-323 (Stuart MacGill, 78.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Z Khan2329554.13012
A Nehra1545103.4002
AB Agarkar25.159033.5720
Harbhajan Singh1416804.8500
SC Ganguly10808.0000
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
A Chopra c Hayden b Gillespie361351812026.66
V Sehwag c Hayden b Bracken4551815088.23
R Dravid c Hayden b Gillespie11114009.09
SR Tendulkar lbw b Gillespie033000.00
SC Ganguly (c)c Gillespie b MacGill14419629118073.46
VVS Laxman c Katich b MacGill7511313611066.37
PA Patel c Bichel b Gillespie371051225035.23
AB Agarkar c Hayden b Bichel1226431046.15
Harbhajan Singh not out1939642048.71
Z Khan  b MacGill2746523158.69
A Nehra lbw b MacGill026000.00
Extras(lb 6, nb 6, w 1)13
TOTAL(120.1 Ov, RR: 3.4, 501 Mts)409
Fall of wickets: 1-61 (Virender Sehwag, 19.2 ov), 2-62 (Rahul Dravid, 22.3 ov), 3-62 (Sachin Tendulkar, 22.6 ov), 4-127 (Aakash Chopra, 42.4 ov), 5-273 (VVS Laxman, 76.4 ov), 6-329 (Sourav Ganguly, 94.2 ov), 7-362 (Ajit Agarkar, 105.1 ov), 8-362 (Parthiv Patel, 106.4 ov), 9-403 (Zaheer Khan, 118.5 ov), 10-409 (Ashish Nehra, 120.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JN Gillespie31126542.0902
NW Bracken2659013.4610
AJ Bichel28613014.6403
SCG MacGill26.148643.2801
SR Waugh731602.2800
SM Katich201608.0000
Australia 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
ML Hayden c Sehwag b Harbhajan Singh9998128102101.02
JL Langer c †Patel b Agarkar069000.00
RT Ponting c Sehwag b Nehra50751115066.66
DR Martyn not out661001183266.00
SR Waugh (c)not out561021117054.90
Extras(b 4, nb 9)13
TOTAL(62 Ov, RR: 4.58, 240 Mts)284/3d
Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Justin Langer, 1.6 ov), 2-146 (Ricky Ponting, 28.4 ov), 3-156 (Matthew Hayden, 29.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Z Khan301505.0001
AB Agarkar1234513.7501
A Nehra1918914.6806
Harbhajan Singh21110114.8000
SR Tendulkar20904.5000
V Sehwag512104.2001
India 2nd Innings (target: 199 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
A Chopra c Langer b Bracken4771057.14
V Sehwag c Martyn b Bracken015000.00
R Dravid not out4347666091.48
VVS Laxman not out2443643055.81
Extras(nb 2)2
TOTAL(16 Ov, RR: 4.56, 72 Mts)73/2
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Virender Sehwag, 1.1 ov), 2-4 (Aakash Chopra, 1.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JN Gillespie511703.4002
NW Bracken411223.0000
SCG MacGill403208.0000
AJ Bichel301204.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane
TossIndia , elected to field first
SeriesIndia tour of Australia
Player Of The Match
Sourav Ganguly
Series result4-match series level 0-0
Match numberTest no. 1671
Season2003/04
Match days4,5,6,7,8 December 2003 (5-day match)
Test debut
Nathan Bracken
Umpires
Steve Bucknor
Rudi Koertzen
TV Umpire
Peter Parker
Match Referee
Mike Procter
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 04 Dec - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 262/2 (JL Langer 115*, DR Martyn 36*, 62 ov)
Fri, 05 Dec - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 323/9 (NW Bracken 6*, SCG MacGill 1*, 78 ov)
Sat, 06 Dec - day 3 - India 1st innings 11/0 (A Chopra 5*, V Sehwag 5*, 6.1 ov)
Sun, 07 Dec - day 4 - India 1st innings 362/6 (PA Patel 37*, AB Agarkar 12*, 105 ov)
Mon, 08 Dec - day 5 - India 2nd innings 73/2 (16 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • Play commenced at 9:30am with a scheduled 105 overs to be bowled
  • Indian 400 in 490 minutes off 117.5 overs
  • Australian 50 in 66 minutes off 14.6 overs
  • 50 partnership Hayden/Ponting in 58 minutes off 82 balls
  • ML Hayden becomes the first player to score 1000 Test runs in a calendar year in three successive years
  • ML Hayden 50 in 76 minutes off 61 balls 6x4's
  • Australian 100 in 93 minutes off 21.5 overs
  • 100 partnership Hayden/Ponting in 86 minutes 0ff 127 balls
  • RT Ponting 50 in 110 minutes off 74 balls 5x4's
  • Australian 2nd wicket partnership Hayden/Ponting of 140 runs in 111 minutes off 163 balls
  • Australian 150 in 124 minutes off 28.6 overs
  • Australian 200 in 175 minutes off 42.2 overs
  • 50 partnership Martyn/Waugh in 49 minutes off 83 balls
  • Attendance 3,119
  • Match attendance 52,905
  • Australian 250 in 215 minutes off 55.5 overs
  • DR Martyn 50 in 95 minutes off 81 balls 3x4's
  • 100 partnership Martyn/Waugh in 98 minutes off 177 balls
  • SR Waugh 50 in 102 minutes off 94 balls 6x4's
  • Indian 50 in 49 minutes off 10.2 overs
  • 50 partnership Dravid/Laxman in 45 minutes off 62 balls
  • Play ceased at 5:10pm with the mutual consent of both teams
Day 4
  • Indian 50 in 61 minutes off 14.4 overs
  • 50 partnership Chopra/Sehwag in 61 minutes off 88 balls
  • Indian 100 in 147 minutes off 33.3 overs
  • 50 partnership Chopra/Ganguly in 64 minutes off 92 balls
  • Lunch India 127/3 (Chopra 36*, Ganguly 37*, 42 overs)
  • SC Ganguly 50 in 104 minutes off 74 balls 7x4's
  • Indian 150 in 215 minutes off 50.3 overs
  • 50 partnership Ganguly/Laxman in 55 minutes off 78 balls
  • Indian 200 in 256 minutes off 59.3 overs
  • 100 partnership Ganguly/Laxman in 97 minutes off 137 balls
  • VVS Laxman 50 in 98 minutes off 73 balls 7x4's
  • Indian 250 in 296 minutes off 70.2 overs
  • SC Ganguly 100 in 195 minutes off 135 balls 13x4's
  • Tea India 252/4 (Ganguly 101*, Laxman 60*, 71 overs)
  • Indian 5th wicket partnership Ganguly/Laxman 146 runs in 136 minutes off 206 balls
  • New ball taken after 81 completed overs
  • Indian 300 in 360 minutes off 87.4 overs
  • Attendance 8,785
  • 50 partnership Ganguly/Patel in 70 minutes off 103 balls
  • Indian 350 in 423 minutes off 102.1 overs
  • Play ceased for the day at 5:16pm due to bad light
Day 3
  • Attendance 9,136
  • Play for the day commenced at 3.18 p.m. and was concluded at 3.55 p.m.
Day 2
  • BA Williams has been released and will return to Perth and play for Western Australia, NM Hauritz is to act as 12th man
  • Play commenced at 11:30am due to bad weather
  • Attendance 11,788
  • No play after lunch until 4:20pm
  • Australia 300 in 356 minutes off 71.5 overs
  • Play called off for bad light at 5:14pm
  • Australia 300 in 356 minutes off 71.5 overs
  • Play called off for bad light at 5:14pm
  • Australia third wicket partnership of 106 in 117 minutes from 152 balls
Day 1
  • Players left the field at 10:30 after 5.4 overs due to rain
  • Play resumed at 10:54
  • Players left the field at 11:03 after 7.2 overs due to rain
  • Lunch: Australia 32/0 (Langer 8*, Hayden 16*, 7.2 overs)
  • Play resumed at 12:50
  • Australia 50 in 61 minutes off 11.1 overs
  • 50 partnership Langer/Hayden in 61 minutes off 70 balls
  • Australia 100 in 126 minutes off 23.2 overs
  • 50 partnership Langer/Ponting in 84 minutes off 103 balls
  • RT Ponting 50: 96 minutes 72 balls 7x4 1x6
  • Tea: Australia 143/1 (Langer 43*, Ponting 51*, 36 overs)
  • Australia 150 in 197 minutes off 39.3 overs
  • JL Langer 50: 197 minutes 108 balls 6x4
  • Attendance 20,077
  • Australia 200 in 244 minutes off 49.2 overs
  • 50 partnership Langer/Martyn in 46 minutes off 61 balls
  • JL Langer 100: 273 minutes 155 balls 15x4
  • Australia 250 in 282 minutes off 57.6 overs
  • 100 partnership Langer/Martyn in 94 minutes off 122 balls
  • Players left the ground at 5:38pm due to bad light
General
  • Hours of play: 10.00 - 12.00pm, 12.40pm - 2.40pm, 3.00pm - 5.00pm
  • Scorers: BL FitzGerald and JI Harris
  • 12th Men: BA Williams (Australia) and S Ramesh (India)