result
3rd Test, Bengaluru, Mar 25 - 29 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
Navjot Sidhu  b Warne741351628354.81
Rahul Dravid  b Warne23941314024.47
Sachin Tendulkar  b Dale17720729829385.51
Mohammad Azharuddin (c)c †Healy b Lehmann401141442035.09
Sourav Ganguly lbw b Dale1739613043.59
Nayan Mongia c Ponting b Warne1834482052.94
Anil Kumble c Waugh b Robertson3959864166.10
Harvinder Singh lbw b Dale011000.00
Venkatapathy Raju c Lehmann b Robertson524261020.83
Harbhajan Singh not out 419210021.05
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
Michael Kasprowicz2947612.62---05
Adam Dale2367133.09---02
Shane Warne35910633.03---02
Greg Blewett1435003.57---01
Gavin Robertson11.215825.12---00
Mark Waugh402406.00---00
Darren Lehmann712713.86---00
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Michael Slater c †Mongia b Harvinder Singh9111714014277.78
Mark Taylor (c)c †Mongia b Kumble1443631032.56
Greg Blewett  b Harbhajan Singh425210016.00
Mark Waugh not out 15326737513457.30
Darren Lehmann c Laxman b Harbhajan Singh5267998077.61
Ricky Ponting c Tendulkar b Kumble1630270053.33
Ian Healy c †Mongia b Kumble45101080.00
Shane Warne c Harbhajan Singh b Raju3352633163.46
Gavin Robertson c Azharuddin b Kumble433420012.12
Michael Kasprowicz lbw b Kumble426260015.38
Adam Dale c Laxman b Kumble5980055.56
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 Singh704416.29---02
Sourav Ganguly201005.00---02
Anil Kumble41.389862.36---00
Venkatapathy Raju37711813.19---00
Harbhajan Singh23111224.87---01
VVS Laxman10101.00---00
India 2nd INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
VVS Laxman c Ponting b Warne1541592036.59
Navjot Sidhu c Lehmann b Warne4462906170.97
Rahul Dravid c †Healy b Robertson631630019.35
Sachin Tendulkar c & b Kasprowicz3164754048.44
Mohammad Azharuddin (c) b Kasprowicz1853692033.96
Sourav Ganguly  b Robertson1655720029.09
Nayan Mongia not out 1237770032.43
Anil Kumble lbw b Robertson914152064.29
Harvinder Singh lbw b Kasprowicz087000.00
Venkatapathy 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
Michael Kasprowicz1852851.56---01
Adam Dale512104.20---00
Shane Warne2568023.20---05
Gavin Robertson1222832.33---00
Greg Blewett10202.00---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS (target: 194 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Mark Taylor (c)not out 10219321017052.85
Michael Slater c Azharuddin b Tendulkar42731083157.53
Greg Blewett lbw b Kumble523270021.74
Mark Waugh not out 3359744055.93
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 Singh301705.67---00
Anil Kumble22.456312.78---00
Venkatapathy Raju1543702.47---00
Harbhajan Singh612404.00---00
Sachin Tendulkar11.214113.62---00
MATCH DETAILS
M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
TossIndia, elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of India
Season1997/98
Player Of The Match
Michael Kasprowicz
Michael Kasprowicz
Player Of The Series
Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar
Series resultIndia won the 3-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 1413
Match daysday match (5-day match)
Test debut
Adam Dale
Adam Dale
Darren Lehmann
Darren Lehmann
Harbhajan Singh
Harbhajan Singh
Umpires
England Image
David Shepherd
India Image
V.K.Ramaswamy
TV Umpire
India Image
Match Referee
South Africa Image
Peter van der Merwe
CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 25 Mar - day 1 -India 1st innings 290/4 (Sachin Tendulkar 117*, Sourav Ganguly 17*, 90 ov)
Thu, 26 Mar - day 2 -Australia 1st innings 209/3 (Mark Waugh 58*, Darren Lehmann 35*, 54 ov)
Fri, 27 Mar - day 3 -India 2nd innings 99/3 (Sachin Tendulkar 27*, Mohammad Azharuddin 4*, 34 ov)
Sat, 28 Mar - day 4 -Australia 2nd innings 195/2 (58 ov) - end of match