result
1st Test, Chennai, Mar 6 - Mar 10, Australia tour of India
257 & 418/4d
(67.5 ov, target 348)328 & 168
India won by 179 runs
player of the match
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Scorecard summary
India257/10(104.2 overs)1st INNINGS
Navjot Sidhu62 (133)
Nayan Mongia58 (132)
Shane Warne4/85(35)
Gavin Robertson4/72(28.2)
Australia328/10(130.3 overs)1st INNINGS
Ian Healy90 (194)
Mark Waugh66 (130)
India418/4(107 overs)2nd INNINGS
Australia168/10(67.5 overs)2nd INNINGS
Shane Warne35 (52)
Ian Healy*32 (72)
Match details
MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai
TossIndia, elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of India
Season1997/98
Player Of The Match
Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar
Series resultIndia led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTEST No. 1405
Match days - day match (5-day match)
Test debut
Gavin Robertson
Gavin Robertson
Harvinder Singh
Harvinder Singh
Umpires
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George Sharp
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Srinivas Venkataraghavan
TV Umpire
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Bala Murali
Match Referee
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Peter van der Merwe