RESULT
3rd Test, Chennai, March 18 - 22, 2001, Australia tour of India
391 & 264
(T:155) 501 & 155/8

India won by 2 wickets

Player Of The Match
203 & 35
matthew-hayden
Player Of The Series
34 runs • 32 wkts
harbhajan-singh
Australia 1st Innings
India 1st Innings
Australia 2nd Innings
India 2nd Innings
Match Details
Australia 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Michael Slater c Laxman b Khan43210133.33
Matthew Hayden c Ganguly b Harbhajan Singh20332047415663.43
Justin Langer c Dravid b Harbhajan Singh35355361100.00
Mark Waugh c sub (HK Badani) b Bahutule701361537151.47
Steve Waugh (c)handled the ball 471501764131.33
Ricky Ponting st †Dighe b Harbhajan Singh012000.00
Adam Gilchrist lbw b Harbhajan Singh1680016.66
Shane Warne c Das b Harbhajan Singh02336000.00
Jason Gillespie c Ganguly b Harbhajan Singh01113000.00
Colin Miller c Bahutule b Harbhajan Singh048000.00
Glenn McGrath not out 313150023.07
Extras(b 8, lb 10, nb 10)28
TOTAL115.2 Ov (RR: 3.39, 474 Mts)391
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Michael Slater, 0.3 ov), 2-67 (Justin Langer, 11.4 ov), 3-217 (Mark Waugh, 51.2 ov), 4-340 (Steve Waugh, 95.4 ov), 5-340 (Ricky Ponting, 95.5 ov), 6-344 (Adam Gilchrist, 97.3 ov), 7-374 (Shane Warne, 105.6 ov), 8-376 (Jason Gillespie, 109.4 ov), 9-385 (Colin Miller, 111.2 ov), 10-391 (Matthew Hayden, 115.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Zaheer Khan1555713.807010001
0.3 to MJ Slater, . 4/1
Sourav Ganguly211105.50102001
Harbhajan Singh38.2613373.4616310500
11.4 to JL Langer, . 67/2
95.4 to SR Waugh, . 340/4
95.4 to SR Waugh, . 340/4
95.5 to RT Ponting, . 340/5
97.3 to AC Gilchrist, . 344/6
105.6 to SK Warne, . 374/7
109.4 to JN Gillespie, . 376/8
111.2 to CR Miller, . 385/9
115.2 to ML Hayden, . 391/10
Nilesh Kulkarni2356702.911054400
Sairaj Bahutule2137013.33906006
51.2 to ME Waugh, . 217/3
Sachin Tendulkar1613502.18701002
India 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Shiv Sunder Das lbw b McGrath8418626110145.16
Sadagoppan Ramesh c Ponting b Warne611331646045.86
VVS Laxman c ME Waugh b McGrath658712511074.71
Sachin Tendulkar c †Gilchrist b Gillespie12623034615254.78
Sourav Ganguly (c)c †Gilchrist b McGrath22761143028.94
Rahul Dravid c †Gilchrist b Gillespie8114017812157.85
Sameer Dighe lbw b Warne424320016.66
Sairaj Bahutule not out 2158881136.20
Zaheer Khan c & b Miller420250020.00
Harbhajan Singh c ME Waugh b Miller2320066.66
Nilesh Kulkarni lbw b Miller438500010.52
Extras(b 19, lb 2, nb 5, w 1)27
TOTAL165 Ov (RR: 3.03, 697 Mts)501
Fall of wickets: 1-123 (Sadagoppan Ramesh, 41.4 ov), 2-211 (Shiv Sunder Das, 64.1 ov), 3-237 (VVS Laxman, 70.2 ov), 4-284 (Sourav Ganguly, 96.3 ov), 5-453 (Rahul Dravid, 138.5 ov), 6-468 (Sachin Tendulkar, 144.1 ov), 7-470 (Sameer Dighe, 145.6 ov), 8-475 (Zaheer Khan, 152.2 ov), 9-477 (Harbhajan Singh, 152.5 ov), 10-501 (Nilesh Kulkarni, 164.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Glenn McGrath36157532.081859002
64.1 to SS Das, . 211/2
70.2 to VVS Laxman, . 237/3
96.3 to SC Ganguly, . 284/4
Jason Gillespie35118822.5117310111
138.5 to R Dravid, . 453/5
144.1 to SR Tendulkar, . 468/6
Colin Miller46616033.4720017300
152.2 to Z Khan, . 475/8
152.5 to Harbhajan Singh, . 477/9
164.6 to NM Kulkarni, . 501/10
Shane Warne42714023.3319221102
145.6 to SS Dighe, . 470/7
Ricky Ponting21201.00100000
Mark Waugh30802.66100000
Matthew Hayden10707.0021000
Australia 2nd Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Matthew Hayden c Khan b Kulkarni3540763187.50
Michael Slater c Laxman b Harbhajan Singh4882984258.53
Adam Gilchrist lbw b Harbhajan Singh11111009.09
Justin Langer c Laxman b Bahutule2154752138.88
Mark Waugh c Dravid b Harbhajan Singh571391427041.00
Steve Waugh (c)c Das b Harbhajan Singh471251665037.60
Ricky Ponting c Dravid b Harbhajan Singh1125290144.00
Shane Warne lbw b Harbhajan Singh1128352039.28
Jason Gillespie c Dravid b Harbhajan Singh24746004.25
Colin Miller lbw b Harbhajan Singh22742007.40
Glenn McGrath not out 1113191084.61
Extras(b 8, lb 6, nb 4)18
TOTAL97.5 Ov (RR: 2.69, 373 Mts)264
Fall of wickets: 1-82 (Matthew Hayden, 18.2 ov), 2-84 (Adam Gilchrist, 21.2 ov), 3-93 (Michael Slater, 23.4 ov), 4-141 (Justin Langer, 40.6 ov), 5-193 (Mark Waugh, 63.5 ov), 6-211 (Ricky Ponting, 71.4 ov), 7-241 (Shane Warne, 79.6 ov), 8-246 (Steve Waugh, 87.1 ov), 9-251 (Jason Gillespie, 93.6 ov), 10-264 (Colin Miller, 97.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Zaheer Khan401303.25160000
Sourav Ganguly10808.0042000
Harbhajan Singh41.5208482.002119200
21.2 to AC Gilchrist, . 84/2
23.4 to MJ Slater, . 93/3
63.5 to ME Waugh, . 193/5
71.4 to RT Ponting, . 211/6
79.6 to SK Warne, . 241/7
87.1 to SR Waugh, . 246/8
93.6 to JN Gillespie, . 251/9
97.5 to CR Miller, . 264/10
Nilesh Kulkarni30117012.331456300
18.2 to ML Hayden, . 82/1
Sachin Tendulkar1204303.58515001
Sairaj Bahutule903213.55352003
40.6 to JL Langer, . 141/4
India 2nd Innings (T: 155 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Shiv Sunder Das c & b McGrath917352052.94
Sadagoppan Ramesh run out (Ponting/†Gilchrist)2553983047.16
VVS Laxman c ME Waugh b Miller668213612080.48
Sachin Tendulkar c ME Waugh b Gillespie17172730100.00
Sourav Ganguly (c)c ME Waugh b Gillespie4591080.00
Rahul Dravid c SR Waugh b Miller4581080.00
Sameer Dighe not out 2248733045.83
Sairaj Bahutule c Warne b Miller033000.00
Zaheer Khan c ME Waugh b McGrath01431000.00
Harbhajan Singh not out 35120060.00
Extras(lb 3, nb 2)5
TOTAL41.1 Ov (RR: 3.76, 219 Mts)155/8
Did not bat: Nilesh Kulkarni 
Fall of wickets: 1-18 (Shiv Sunder Das, 4.6 ov), 2-76 (Sadagoppan Ramesh, 19.3 ov), 3-101 (Sachin Tendulkar, 24.3 ov), 4-117 (Sourav Ganguly, 26.2 ov), 5-122 (Rahul Dravid, 27.6 ov), 6-135 (VVS Laxman, 33.2 ov), 7-135 (Sairaj Bahutule, 33.5 ov), 8-151 (Zaheer Khan, 39.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Glenn McGrath11.132121.88562000
4.6 to SS Das, . 18/1
39.3 to Z Khan, . 151/8
Jason Gillespie1524923.26689000
24.3 to SR Tendulkar, . 101/3
26.2 to SC Ganguly, . 117/4
Colin Miller914134.55387000
27.6 to R Dravid, . 122/5
33.2 to VVS Laxman, . 135/6
33.5 to SV Bahutule, . 135/7
Shane Warne604106.83227002
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MATCH DETAILS
MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
Series
Season2000/01
Player Of The Match
Australia
Matthew Hayden
India
Harbhajan Singh
Player Of The Series
India
Harbhajan Singh
Series resultIndia won the 3-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 1539
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Sameer Dighe
Sameer Dighe
Sairaj Bahutule
Sairaj Bahutule
Umpires
India
Arani Jayaprakash
South Africa
Rudi Koertzen
TV Umpire
India
Rangachari Vijayaraghavan
Match Referee
West Indies
Cammie Smith
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sun, 18 Mar - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 326/3 (Matthew Hayden 147*, Steve Waugh 43*, 90 ov)
Mon, 19 Mar - day 2 - India 1st innings 211/1 (Shiv Sunder Das 84*, VVS Laxman 59*, 64 ov)
Tue, 20 Mar - day 3 - India 1st innings 480/9 (Sairaj Bahutule 4*, Nilesh Kulkarni 0*, 154 ov)
Wed, 21 Mar - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 241/7 (Steve Waugh 43*, 80 ov)
Thu, 22 Mar - day 5 - India 2nd innings 155/8 (41.1 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
Day 5
  • Australia 250 in 93.4 overs
  • Lunch: India 23/1 in 7 overs (Ramesh 14*, Laxman 0*)
  • Lunch: India 23/1 in 7 overs (Ramesh 14*, Laxman 0*)
  • India 50 in 75mins, 14.4 overs
  • India 100 in 125 mins, 24.2 overs
  • VVS Laxman 50 in 96 mins, 63 balls, 10x4
  • Tea: India 132/5 in 32 overs (Laxman 65*, Dighe 5*)
  • India 150 in 201 mins,38.4 overs
India Innings
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