result
2nd Test, Kolkata, Mar 11 - 15 2001, Australia tour of India
(target 384)445 & 212
(f/o) 171 & 657/7d
India won by 171 runs
Player Of The Match
59 & 281
vvs-laxman
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Michael Slater c †Mongia b Khan42991347142.42
Matthew Hayden c sub (HK Badani) b Harbhajan Singh9715724214361.78
Justin Langer c †Mongia b Khan58911319163.73
Mark Waugh c †Mongia b Harbhajan Singh2231504070.96
Steve Waugh (c)lbw b Harbhajan Singh11020330511154.18
Ricky Ponting lbw b Harbhajan Singh612221050.00
Adam Gilchrist lbw b Harbhajan Singh012000.00
Shane Warne c Ramesh b Harbhajan Singh012000.00
Michael Kasprowicz lbw b Ganguly728261025.00
Jason Gillespie c Ramesh b Harbhajan Singh461471908031.29
Glenn McGrath not out 2128372075.00
Extras(b 19, lb 10, nb 7)36
TOTAL(131.5 Ov, RR: 3.37)445
Fall of wickets: 1-103 (Michael Slater, 28.5 ov), 2-193 (Matthew Hayden, 53.4 ov), 3-214 (Justin Langer, 58.3 ov), 4-236 (Mark Waugh, 65.5 ov), 5-252 (Ricky Ponting, 71.2 ov), 6-252 (Adam Gilchrist, 71.3 ov), 7-252 (Shane Warne, 71.4 ov), 8-269 (Michael Kasprowicz, 78.6 ov), 9-402 (Jason Gillespie, 123.4 ov), 10-445 (Steve Waugh, 131.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Zaheer Khan28.468923.1013914000
Venkatesh Prasad3059503.1614117001
Sourav Ganguly13.234413.30638005
Venkatapathy Raju2025802.90905200
Harbhajan Singh37.5712373.2517113400
Sachin Tendulkar20703.5070001
India 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Shiv Sunder Das c †Gilchrist b McGrath2048533041.66
Sadagoppan Ramesh c Ponting b Gillespie036000.00
Rahul Dravid  b Warne25821154030.48
Sachin Tendulkar lbw b McGrath1018252055.55
Sourav Ganguly (c)c SR Waugh b Kasprowicz2351614045.09
VVS Laxman c Hayden b Warne598312212071.08
Nayan Mongia c †Gilchrist b Kasprowicz2470050.00
Harbhajan Singh c Ponting b Gillespie415171026.66
Zaheer Khan  b McGrath319240015.78
Venkatapathy Raju lbw b McGrath415170026.66
Venkatesh Prasad not out 723470030.43
Extras(lb 2, nb 12)14
TOTAL(58.1 Ov, RR: 2.93)171
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Sadagoppan Ramesh, 1.3 ov), 2-34 (Shiv Sunder Das, 12.3 ov), 3-48 (Sachin Tendulkar, 18.4 ov), 4-88 (Rahul Dravid, 31.5 ov), 5-88 (Sourav Ganguly, 32.3 ov), 6-92 (Nayan Mongia, 34.1 ov), 7-97 (Harbhajan Singh, 38.4 ov), 8-113 (Zaheer Khan, 43.5 ov), 9-129 (Venkatapathy Raju, 47.4 ov), 10-171 (VVS Laxman, 58.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Glenn McGrath1481841.28772000
Jason Gillespie1104724.27478000
Michael Kasprowicz1323923.00665007
Shane Warne20.136523.229911005
India 2nd INNINGS (FOLLOWING ON)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Shiv Sunder Das hit wicket b Gillespie39991257039.39
Sadagoppan Ramesh c ME Waugh b Warne3043666069.76
VVS Laxman c Ponting b McGrath28145263144062.16
Sachin Tendulkar c †Gilchrist b Gillespie1023262043.47
Sourav Ganguly (c)c †Gilchrist b McGrath48811288059.25
Rahul Dravid run out (SR Waugh/Kasprowicz)18035344620050.99
Nayan Mongia  b McGrath410180040.00
Zaheer Khan not out 23151930153.33
Harbhajan Singh not out 861110133.33
Extras(b 6, lb 12, nb 14, w 2)34
TOTAL(178 Ov, RR: 3.69, 737 Mts)657/7d
Fall of wickets: 1-52 (Sadagoppan Ramesh, 16.4 ov), 2-97 (Shiv Sunder Das, 29.4 ov), 3-115 (Sachin Tendulkar, 35.6 ov), 4-232 (Sourav Ganguly, 66.4 ov), 5-608 (VVS Laxman, 170.5 ov), 6-624 (Nayan Mongia, 174.3 ov), 7-629 (Rahul Dravid, 175.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Glenn McGrath391210332.6418613000
Jason Gillespie31611523.7014322010
Shane Warne34315214.4713524011
Mark Waugh1815803.22788000
Michael Kasprowicz35613903.97149160013
Ricky Ponting1214103.41494000
Matthew Hayden602404.00213000
Michael Slater21402.00111000
Justin Langer10303.0030000
Australia 2nd INNINGS (target: 384 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Matthew Hayden lbw b Tendulkar671181986056.77
Michael Slater c Ganguly b Harbhajan Singh4379927054.43
Justin Langer c Ramesh b Harbhajan Singh28211632133.33
Mark Waugh lbw b Raju01015000.00
Steve Waugh (c)c sub (HK Badani) b Harbhajan Singh2458544041.37
Ricky Ponting c Das b Harbhajan Singh043000.00
Adam Gilchrist lbw b Tendulkar012000.00
Jason Gillespie c Das b Harbhajan Singh638511015.78
Shane Warne lbw b Tendulkar078000.00
Michael Kasprowicz not out 1356642023.21
Glenn McGrath lbw b Harbhajan Singh1227322044.44
Extras(b 6, nb 8, pen 5)19
TOTAL(68.3 Ov, RR: 3.09, 272 Mts)212
Fall of wickets: 1-74 (Michael Slater, 23.2 ov), 2-106 (Justin Langer, 27.3 ov), 3-116 (Mark Waugh, 30.2 ov), 4-166 (Steve Waugh, 45.2 ov), 5-166 (Ricky Ponting, 45.6 ov), 6-167 (Adam Gilchrist, 46.3 ov), 7-173 (Matthew Hayden, 48.3 ov), 8-174 (Shane Warne, 50.3 ov), 9-191 (Jason Gillespie, 59.4 ov), 10-212 (Glenn McGrath, 68.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Zaheer Khan843003.75375002
Venkatesh Prasad31702.33151000
Harbhajan Singh30.387362.391439000
Venkatapathy Raju1535813.86616200
Sachin Tendulkar1133132.81544006
Sourav Ganguly10202.0050000
MATCH DETAILS
Eden Gardens, Kolkata
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of India
Season2000/01
Player Of The Match
VVS Laxman
VVS Laxman
Series result3-match series level 1-1
Match numberTest no. 1535
Match daysday (5-day match)
Umpires
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Peter Willey
India Image
Shyam Bansal
TV Umpire
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Sameer Bandekar
Match Referee
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Cammie Smith
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sun, 11 Mar - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 291/8 (Steve Waugh 29*, Jason Gillespie 6*, 90 ov)
Mon, 12 Mar - day 2 - India 1st innings 128/8 (VVS Laxman 26*, Venkatapathy Raju 3*, 46 ov)
Tue, 13 Mar - day 3 - India 2nd innings 254/4 (VVS Laxman 109*, Rahul Dravid 7*, 75 ov)
Wed, 14 Mar - day 4 - India 2nd innings 589/4 (VVS Laxman 275*, Rahul Dravid 155*, 165 ov)
Thu, 15 Mar - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 212 (68.3 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
  • Australia 50 in 80 mins, 16.5 overs
  • Lunch: Australia 88/0 in 26 overs (Slater 41*, Hayden 41*)
  • ML Hayden 50 in 127 mins, 77 balls, 10x4
  • Australia 100 in 128 mins, 28 overs
  • Australia 150 in 199 mins, 43.4 overs
  • Tea: Australia 193/1 in 53 overs (Hayden 97*, Langer 45*)
  • JL Langer 50 in 118 mins, 78 balls, 7x4, 1x6
  • Australia 200 in 253 mins, 55.4 overs
  • Australia 250 in 312 mins, 69.3 overs
  • Harbhajan Singh claimed a hattrick, taking the successive wickets Ponting, Gilchrist and Warne (Australia 252, Over No. 72)
Day 2
  • Australia 300 in 94.4 overs
  • New ball taken after 95 overs (Prasad's 23rd over)
  • SR Waugh 50 in 119 balls, 6x4
  • Australia 350 in 106.1 overs
  • Lunch: Australia 383/8 in 117 overs (SR Waugh 82*, Gillespie 38*)
  • Australia 400 in 122.5 overs
  • SR Waugh 100 in 185 balls, 10x4, 1x6
  • Tea: India 32/1 in 11 overs (Das 20*, Dravid 9*)
  • India 50 in 19.4 overs
  • India 100 in 38.5 overs
Day 3
  • India 150 in 53.1 overs
  • VVS Laxman 50 in 67 balls, 11x4
  • Lunch: India 45/0 in 12 overs (Das 14*, Ramesh 30*)
  • India 50 in 14.1 overs
  • India 100 in 31.1 overs
  • Tea: India 122/3 in 40 overs (Laxman 31*, Ganguly 4*)
  • VVS Laxman 50 in 93 balls, 8x4
  • India 150 in 46 overs
  • India 200 in 56.5 overs
  • VVS Laxman 100 in 166 balls, 17x4
  • India 250 in 72.1 overs
Day 4
  • New ball taken after 80.2 overs (McGrath's 19th over)
  • India 300 in 371 mins, 89.1 overs
  • VVS Laxman 150 in 233 balls, 27x4
  • India 350 in 410 mins, 97.3 overs
  • R Dravid 50 in 121 balls, 7x4
  • Lunch: India 376/4 in 104 overs (Laxman 171*, Dravid 50*)
  • India 400 in 460 mins, 110.5 overs
  • VVS Laxman 200 in 304 balls, 35x4
  • India 450 in 517 mins, 124 overs
  • R Dravid 100 in 205 balls, 13x4
  • Tea: India 491/4 in 133 overs (Laxman 227*, Dravid 106*)
  • India 500 in 571 mins, 137.3 overs
  • VVS Laxman on 237 went past SM Gavaskar's 236* for the highest individual score by an Indian batsman in tests
  • VVS Laxman 250 in 392 balls, 41x4
  • India 550 in 645 mins, 154.5 overs
  • R Dravid 150 in 303 balls, 18x4
Day 5
  • India 600 in 167.4 overs
  • New ball taken after 174.3 overs (McGrath's 38th over)
  • India 650 in 177.4 overs
  • Lunch: Australia 24/0 in 12 overs (Hayden 10*, Slater 14*)
  • Australia 50 in 64 mins, 15.2 overs
  • Australia 100 in 107 mins, 27 overs
  • ML Hayden 50 in 91 balls, 4x4
  • Australia 150 in 163 mins, 40.2 overs
  • Tea: Australia 161/3 in 43 overs (Hayden 59*, SR Waugh 23*)
  • Australia 200 in 250 mins, 62.3 overs
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