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India vs Australia, 1st Test at Chennai, Mar 06 1998, Australia tour of India

RESULT
1st Test, Chennai, March 06 - 10, 1998, Australia tour of India
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257 & 418/4d
(T:348) 328 & 168

India won by 179 runs

Player Of The Match
155*
sachin-tendulkar
India 1st Innings
Australia 1st Innings
India 2nd Innings
Australia 2nd Innings
Match Flow
Info
India 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
c †Healy b Kasprowicz581321809043.93
run out (ME Waugh)621331897246.61
c Robertson b Warne521692415030.76
c Taylor b Warne4571080.00
c Reiffel b Warne2663804041.26
lbw b Robertson320210015.00
c SR Waugh b Robertson3077923038.96
c Taylor b Warne1330033.33
c †Healy b Robertson316120018.75
not out 01217000.00
b Robertson025000.00
Extras(b 8, lb 6, nb 4)18
TOTAL104.2 Ov (RR: 2.46, 428 Mins)257
Fall of wickets: 1-122 (Nayan Mongia, 42.3 ov), 2-126 (Navjot Sidhu, 43.6 ov), 3-130 (Sachin Tendulkar, 45.5 ov), 4-186 (Mohammad Azharuddin, 65.4 ov), 5-195 (Sourav Ganguly, 70.5 ov), 6-247 (Anil Kumble, 96.4 ov), 7-248 (Javagal Srinath, 97.2 ov), 8-253 (Rajesh Chauhan, 100.4 ov), 9-257 (Rahul Dravid, 103.4 ov), 10-257 (Venkatapathy Raju, 104.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
2184412.09---03
1542701.80---02
35118542.42---01
28.247242.54---00
10404.00---00
411102.75---00
Australia 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
c †Mongia b Harvinder Singh12731030016.43
c Dravid b Kumble1134432032.35
c Ganguly b Raju661301808150.76
b Kumble1217181070.58
c †Mongia b Raju1834501052.94
lbw b Chauhan932310028.12
c Ganguly b Raju901942576046.39
c Dravid b Kumble1551511029.41
c Tendulkar b Kumble1739122043.58
c †Mongia b Srinath571521987037.50
not out 1133542033.33
Extras(b 1, lb 6, nb 3)10
TOTAL130.3 Ov (RR: 2.51, 517 Mins)328
Fall of wickets: 1-16 (Michael Slater, 9.4 ov), 2-44 (Mark Taylor, 24.2 ov), 3-57 (Steve Waugh, 27.4 ov), 4-95 (Ricky Ponting, 41.1 ov), 5-119 (Greg Blewett, 50.1 ov), 6-137 (Mark Waugh, 55.1 ov), 7-173 (Paul Reiffel, 69.2 ov), 8-201 (Shane Warne, 79.5 ov), 9-297 (Ian Healy, 116.6 ov), 10-328 (Gavin Robertson, 130.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
17.334612.62---03
1142812.54---01
451010342.28---01
2539013.60---01
3285431.68---00
India 2nd Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
lbw b Blewett1857692031.57
c Ponting b Robertson6412717110150.39
c †Healy b Warne561492147037.58
not out 15519128614481.15
c SR Waugh b ME Waugh64891238171.91
not out 3036494083.33
Extras(b 18, lb 6, nb 7)31
TOTAL107 Ov (RR: 3.90, 458 Mins)418/4d
Fall of wickets: 1-43 (Nayan Mongia, 16.3 ov), 2-115 (Navjot Sidhu, 42.4 ov), 3-228 (Rahul Dravid, 68.3 ov), 4-355 (Mohammad Azharuddin, 95.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
1464203.00---01
913203.55---02
2749213.40---01
30712214.06---02
1023513.50---00
904414.88---00
802703.37---01
Australia 2nd Innings (T: 348 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
b Srinath1323372056.52
c Srinath b Kumble1342662030.95
c Dravid b Kumble512181041.66
c Azharuddin b Raju884100109.52
c Dravid b Kumble1838413047.36
c Dravid b Raju2771774038.02
lbw b Raju2790028.57
not out 3272923044.44
c Kumble b Chauhan3552584167.30
b Chauhan011000.00
c Srinath b Kumble48121050.00
Extras(b 4, lb 3, nb 4)11
TOTAL67.5 Ov (RR: 2.47, 260 Mins)168
Fall of wickets: 1-18 (Michael Slater, 8.2 ov), 2-30 (Greg Blewett, 12.1 ov), 3-31 (Mark Taylor, 14.4 ov), 4-54 (Mark Waugh, 26.4 ov), 5-79 (Paul Reiffel, 39.1 ov), 6-91 (Ricky Ponting, 41.6 ov), 7-96 (Steve Waugh, 47.4 ov), 8-153 (Shane Warne, 64.3 ov), 9-153 (Gavin Robertson, 64.4 ov), 10-168 (Michael Kasprowicz, 67.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
64911.50---00
20904.50---00
2276623.00---04
22.574642.01---00
1543132.06---00
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CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 06 Mar - day 1 - India 1st innings 232/5 (Rahul Dravid 42*, Anil Kumble 19*, 90 ov)
Sat, 07 Mar - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 193/7 (Ian Healy 31*, Shane Warne 13*, 74 ov)
Sun, 08 Mar - day 3 - India 2nd innings 100/1 (Navjot Sidhu 55*, Rahul Dravid 18*, 34 ov)
Mon, 09 Mar - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 31/3 (Paul Reiffel 0*, 14.4 ov)
Tue, 10 Mar - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 168 (67.5 ov) - end of match
MATCH FLOW
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
  • Lunch: India 200/2 (Tendulkar 50*, Dravid 44*, 62 overs)
  • Tea: India 312/3 (Tendulkar 116*, Azharuddin 29*, 88 overs)
  • Australia set a target of 348 to win from approximately 107 overs. This was the same target required by India in the Tied Test at the same ground in 1986.
MATCH DETAILS
MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai
TossIndia, elected to bat first
Series
Season1997/98
Player Of The Match
Series resultIndia led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1405
Match daysday (5-day match)
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