result
3rd Test, Melbourne, Dec 25 - 30 2014, Border-Gavaskar Trophy
530 & 318/9d
(66 ov, target 384)465 & 174/6
Match drawn
player of the match
Ryan Harris
Australia
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Chris Rogers c †Dhoni b Mohammed Shami571261575045.23
David Warner c Dhawan b Yadav068000.00
Shane Watson lbw b Ashwin52891534058.42
Steven Smith (c) b Yadav19230543315262.95
Shaun Marsh c †Dhoni b Mohammed Shami3283854038.55
Joe Burns c †Dhoni b Yadav1327342048.14
Brad Haddin c †Dhoni b Mohammed Shami55841337165.47
Mitchell Johnson st †Dhoni b Ashwin2837495075.67
Ryan Harris lbw b Ashwin7488938184.09
Nathan Lyon  b Mohammed Shami1115232073.33
Josh Hazlewood not out 003000.00
Extras(b 1, lb 9, nb 5, w 1)16
TOTAL(142.3 Ov, RR: 3.71, 591 Mts)530
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (David Warner, 1.6 ov), 2-115 (Chris Rogers, 36.2 ov), 3-115 (Shane Watson, 37.2 ov), 4-184 (Shaun Marsh, 60.6 ov), 5-216 (Joe Burns, 70.5 ov), 6-326 (Brad Haddin, 100.6 ov), 7-376 (Mitchell Johnson, 111.4 ov), 8-482 (Ryan Harris, 135.4 ov), 9-530 (Nathan Lyon, 141.6 ov), 10-530 (Steven Smith, 142.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ishant Sharma32710403.251369005
Umesh Yadav32.3313034.0012110000
Mohammed Shami29413844.7512023010
Ravichandran Ashwin44913433.0419810400
Murali Vijay501402.80190000
India 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Murali Vijay c Marsh b Watson681352107050.37
Shikhar Dhawan c Smith b Harris2851643054.90
Cheteshwar Pujara c †Haddin b Harris2571902035.21
Virat Kohli c †Haddin b Johnson16927238018062.13
Ajinkya Rahane lbw b Lyon14717124021085.96
KL Rahul c Hazlewood b Lyon38120037.50
MS Dhoni (c)†c †Haddin b Harris1123281047.82
Ravichandran Ashwin c & b Harris047000.00
Mohammed Shami c Smith b Johnson1230461040.00
Umesh Yadav c †Haddin b Johnson021000.00
Ishant Sharma not out 0610000.00
Extras(lb 1, w 1)2
TOTAL(128.5 Ov, RR: 3.60, 548 Mts)465
Fall of wickets: 1-55 (Shikhar Dhawan, 14.2 ov), 2-108 (Cheteshwar Pujara, 37.2 ov), 3-147 (Murali Vijay, 49.5 ov), 4-409 (Ajinkya Rahane, 107.4 ov), 5-415 (KL Rahul, 109.6 ov), 6-430 (MS Dhoni, 116.4 ov), 7-434 (Ravichandran Ashwin, 118.2 ov), 8-462 (Virat Kohli, 126.2 ov), 9-462 (Umesh Yadav, 126.4 ov), 10-465 (Mohammed Shami, 128.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Mitchell Johnson30.5613534.3713120000
Ryan Harris2677042.691218010
Josh Hazlewood2567503.001136000
Shane Watson1636514.067310000
Nathan Lyon29310823.721098000
Steven Smith201105.5041000
Australia 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
David Warner lbw b Ashwin4042676095.23
Chris Rogers  b Ashwin691231928056.09
Shane Watson c †Dhoni b Sharma1734411050.00
Steven Smith (c)c Rahane b Yadav1427482051.85
Shaun Marsh run out (Kohli)9921527411246.04
Joe Burns c †Dhoni b Sharma917230052.94
Brad Haddin c †Dhoni b Yadav1327410048.14
Mitchell Johnson c Rahane b Mohammed Shami1527482055.55
Ryan Harris c †Dhoni b Mohammed Shami21681080030.88
Nathan Lyon not out 110210010.00
Josh Hazlewood not out 034000.00
Extras(lb 13, nb 5, w 2)20
TOTAL(98 Ov, RR: 3.24, 438 Mts)318/9d
Fall of wickets: 1-57 (David Warner, 14.2 ov), 2-98 (Shane Watson, 24.1 ov), 3-131 (Steven Smith, 33.3 ov), 4-164 (Chris Rogers, 40.3 ov), 5-176 (Joe Burns, 45.3 ov), 6-202 (Brad Haddin, 55.2 ov), 7-234 (Mitchell Johnson, 67.1 ov), 8-303 (Ryan Harris, 93.4 ov), 9-317 (Shaun Marsh, 96.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Umesh Yadav2238924.049312010
Mohammed Shami2849223.2811910010
Ishant Sharma2054922.45965005
Ravichandran Ashwin2847522.671243200
India 2nd INNINGS (target: 384 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Murali Vijay lbw b Hazlewood1128410039.28
Shikhar Dhawan lbw b Harris056000.00
KL Rahul c Watson b Johnson1560020.00
Virat Kohli c Burns b Harris54991347054.54
Ajinkya Rahane c Marsh b Hazlewood481171996041.02
Cheteshwar Pujara  b Johnson2170733030.00
MS Dhoni (c)†not out 2439684061.53
Ravichandran Ashwin not out 834490023.52
Extras(lb 6, nb 1)7
TOTAL(66 Ov, RR: 2.63, 291 Mts)174/6
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Shikhar Dhawan, 1.2 ov), 2-5 (KL Rahul, 2.2 ov), 3-19 (Murali Vijay, 8.1 ov), 4-104 (Virat Kohli, 34.1 ov), 5-141 (Cheteshwar Pujara, 50.6 ov), 6-142 (Ajinkya Rahane, 54.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Mitchell Johnson1533822.53734000
Ryan Harris1683021.87834000
Josh Hazlewood1534022.66746000
Nathan Lyon1203603.00512000
Shane Watson611402.33302001
Steven Smith201005.0082000
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesBorder-Gavaskar Trophy
Season2014/15
Player Of The Match
Ryan Harris
Ryan Harris
Series resultAustralia led the 4-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 2152
Hours of play (local time)10.30am start, Lunch 12.30-1.10pm, Tea 15.10-15.30pm, Close 17.30pm
Match days26,27,28,29,30 December 2014 - day(5-day match)
Test debut
Joe Burns
Joe Burns
KL Rahul
KL Rahul
Umpires
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Kumar Dharmasena
England Image
Richard Kettleborough
TV Umpire
Australia Image
John Ward
Reserve Umpire
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Geoff Joshua
Match Referee
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Roshan Mahanama
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 26 Dec - day 1 -Australia 1st innings 259/5 (Steven Smith 72*, Brad Haddin 23*, 90 ov)
Sat, 27 Dec - day 2 -India 1st innings 108/1 (Murali Vijay 55*, Cheteshwar Pujara 25*, 37 ov)
Sun, 28 Dec - day 3 -India 1st innings 462/8 (Mohammed Shami 9*, 126.2 ov)
Mon, 29 Dec - day 4 -Australia 2nd innings 261/7 (Shaun Marsh 62*, Ryan Harris 8*, 75 ov)
Tue, 30 Dec - day 5 -India 2nd innings 174/6 (66 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
  • Australia 1st innings
  • Drinks: Australia - 44/1 in 13.0 overs (CJL Rogers 27, SR Watson 16)
  • Australia: 50 runs in 14.1 overs (85 balls), Extras 1
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 73 balls (CJL Rogers 34, SR Watson 17, Ex 1)
  • Lunch: Australia - 92/1 in 28.0 overs (CJL Rogers 46, SR Watson 41)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 29.6 overs (180 balls), Extras 5
  • 2nd Wicket: 100 runs in 168 balls (CJL Rogers 49, SR Watson 46, Ex 5)
  • CJL Rogers: 50 off 113 balls, 133 mins (5 x 4)
  • SR Watson: 50 off 74 balls, 135 mins (4 x 4)
  • Drinks: Australia - 120/3 in 42.0 overs (SPD Smith 1, SE Marsh 2)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 51.6 overs (314 balls), Extras 10
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 116 balls (SPD Smith 23, SE Marsh 25, Ex 4)
  • Tea: Australia - 174/3 in 59.0 overs (SPD Smith 23, SE Marsh 32)
  • Australia: 200 runs in 65.4 overs (396 balls), Extras 10
  • SPD Smith: 50 off 96 balls, 114 mins (4 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Drinks: Australia - 224/5 in 75.0 overs (SPD Smith 58, BJ Haddin 2)
  • Australia: 250 runs in 83.5 overs (505 balls), Extras 10
  • New ball taken at 82.1 overs
  • Attendance: 69,993
  • End Of Day: Australia - 259/5 in 90.0 overs (SPD Smith 72, BJ Haddin 23)
Day 2
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 127 balls (SPD Smith 24, BJ Haddin 27, Ex 1)
  • BJ Haddin: 50 off 75 balls, 104 mins (7 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Australia: 300 runs in 96.6 overs (586 balls), Extras 12
  • 6th Wicket: 100 runs in 174 balls (SPD Smith 43, BJ Haddin 55, Ex 2)
  • SPD Smith: 100 off 191 balls, 256 mins (9 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Australia: 350 runs in 105.6 overs (641 balls), Extras 14
  • 7th Wicket: 50 runs in 62 balls (SPD Smith 20, MG Johnson 28, Ex 2)
  • Lunch: Australia - 389/7 in 115.0 overs (SPD Smith 128, RJ Harris 10)
  • Australia: 400 runs in 120.6 overs (731 balls), Extras 14
  • 8th Wicket: 50 runs in 94 balls (SPD Smith 14, RJ Harris 38, Ex 0)
  • RJ Harris: 50 off 75 balls, 71 mins (7 x 4)
  • Australia: 450 runs in 131.5 overs (796 balls), Extras 16
  • Drinks: Australia - 452/7 in 132.0 overs (SPD Smith 147, RJ Harris 52)
  • SPD Smith: 150 off 273 balls, 392 mins (10 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • 8th Wicket: 100 runs in 141 balls (SPD Smith 30, RJ Harris 68, Ex 2)
  • Australia: 500 runs in 138.2 overs (835 balls), Extras 16
  • Tea: Australia - 530/10 in 142.3 overs (JR Hazlewood 0)
  • India 1st innings
  • India: 50 runs in 13.6 overs (84 balls), Extras 0
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 84 balls (M Vijay 24, S Dhawan 28, Ex 0)
  • Drinks: India - 60/1 in 17.0 overs (M Vijay 29, CA Pujara 3)
  • M Vijay: 50 off 93 balls, 141 mins (4 x 4)
  • India: 100 runs in 34.5 overs (209 balls), Extras 0
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 126 balls (M Vijay 27, CA Pujara 25, Ex 0)
  • End Of Day: India - 108/1 in 37.0 overs (M Vijay 55, CA Pujara 25)
Day 3
  • Drinks: India - 147/3 in 49.5 overs (V Kohli 26)
  • India: 150 runs in 51.2 overs (308 balls), Extras 0
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 62 balls (V Kohli 15, AM Rahane 35, Ex 0)
  • India: 200 runs in 61.4 overs (370 balls), Extras 0
  • V Kohli: 50 off 86 balls, 109 mins (6 x 4)
  • Lunch: India - 224/3 in 66.0 overs (V Kohli 60, AM Rahane 43)
  • AM Rahane: 50 off 60 balls, 82 mins (6 x 4)
  • 4th Wicket: 100 runs in 138 balls (V Kohli 43, AM Rahane 57, Ex 0)
  • India: 250 runs in 73.6 overs (444 balls), Extras 0
  • New Ball taken at 80.1 overs
  • Drinks: India - 279/3 in 82.0 overs (V Kohli 84, AM Rahane 74)
  • 4th Wicket: 150 runs in 218 balls (V Kohli 62, AM Rahane 88, Ex 0)
  • India: 300 runs in 86.5 overs (521 balls), Extras 0
  • AM Rahane: 100 off 127 balls, 161 mins (13 x 4)
  • V Kohli: 100 off 166 balls, 232 mins (11 x 4)
  • Tea: India - 336/3 in 95.0 overs (V Kohli 104, AM Rahane 111)
  • 4th Wicket: 200 runs in 290 balls (V Kohli 86, AM Rahane 114, Ex 0)
  • India: 350 runs in 98.2 overs (590 balls), Extras 0
  • 4th Wicket: 250 runs in 333 balls (V Kohli 108, AM Rahane 142, Ex 0)
  • India: 400 runs in 106.2 overs (638 balls), Extras 0
  • Drinks: India - 409/4 in 107.4 overs (V Kohli 140)
  • V Kohli: 150 off 242 balls, 341 mins (15 x 4)
  • India: 450 runs in 121.5 overs (731 balls), Extras 2
  • End Of Day: India - 462/8 in 126.2 overs (Mohammed Shami 9)
Day 4
  • Innings Break: India - 465/10 in 128.5 overs (I Sharma 0)
  • Australia 2nd innings
  • Drinks: Australia - 45/0 in 8.0 overs (DA Warner 37, CJL Rogers 8)
  • Drinks: Australia - 48/0 in 11.0 overs (DA Warner 38, CJL Rogers 9)
  • Australia: 50 runs in 11.3 overs (70 balls), Extras 2
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 70 balls (DA Warner 38, CJL Rogers 10, Ex 2)
  • Lunch: Australia - 90/1 in 22.0 overs (CJL Rogers 33, SR Watson 15)
  • Rain: Australia - 90/1 in 22.0 overs (CJL Rogers 33, SR Watson 15)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 25.4 overs (156 balls), Extras 3
  • CJL Rogers: 50 off 81 balls, 127 mins (6 x 4)
  • Drinks: Australia - 127/2 in 32.0 overs (CJL Rogers 53, SPD Smith 12)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 36.5 overs (225 balls), Extras 10
  • Tea: Australia - 174/4 in 43.0 overs (SE Marsh 15, JA Burns 8)
  • Australia: 200 runs in 54.4 overs (333 balls), Extras 12
  • Drinks: Australia - 208/6 in 58.0 overs (SE Marsh 30, MG Johnson 4)
  • SE Marsh: 50 off 112 balls, 154 mins (6 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Australia: 250 runs in 69.4 overs (423 balls), Extras 13
  • End Of Day: Australia - 261/7 in 75.0 overs (SE Marsh 62, RJ Harris 8)
Day 5
  • Rain: Australia - 261/7 in 75.3 overs (SE Marsh 62, RJ Harris 8)
  • Rain: Australia - 278/7 in 84.0 overs (SE Marsh 72, RJ Harris 12)
  • 8th Wicket: 50 runs in 110 balls (SE Marsh 32, RJ Harris 14, Ex 4)
  • Australia: 300 runs in 91.2 overs (553 balls), Extras 17
  • India 2nd innings
  • Drinks: India - 38/3 in 16.0 overs (V Kohli 21, AM Rahane 4)
  • India: 50 runs in 17.6 overs (108 balls), Extras 1
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 90 balls (V Kohli 29, AM Rahane 21, Ex 3)
  • V Kohli: 50 off 87 balls, 119 mins (7 x 4)
  • India: 100 runs in 32.4 overs (196 balls), Extras 5
  • Tea: India - 104/3 in 34.0 overs (V Kohli 54, AM Rahane 33)
  • Drinks: India - 142/6 in 55.0 overs (MS Dhoni 0)
  • India: 150 runs in 57.4 overs (347 balls), Extras 7
  • Lunch: India - 0/0