result
2nd Test, Melbourne, Dec 25 - 29 2020, India tour of Australia
195 & 200
(15.5 ov, target 70)326 & 70/2
India won by 8 wickets
player of the match
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Joe Burns c †Pant b Bumrah01019000.00
Matthew Wade c Jadeja b Ashwin3039593076.92
Marnus Labuschagne c Shubman Gill b Mohammed Siraj481322064036.36
Steven Smith c Pujara b Ashwin0810000.00
Travis Head c Rahane b Bumrah38921214041.30
Cameron Green lbw b Mohammed Siraj1260830020.00
Tim Paine (c)†c Vihari b Ashwin1338552034.21
Pat Cummins c Mohammed Siraj b Jadeja933491027.27
Mitchell Starc c Mohammed Siraj b Bumrah78171087.50
Nathan Lyon lbw b Bumrah20172221117.65
Josh Hazlewood not out 41210400.00
Extras(b 10, nb 3, w 1)14
TOTAL(72.3 Ov, RR: 2.68, 326 Mts)195
Fall of wickets: 1-10 (Joe Burns, 4.2 ov), 2-35 (Matthew Wade, 12.5 ov), 3-38 (Steven Smith, 14.3 ov), 4-124 (Travis Head, 41.5 ov), 5-134 (Marnus Labuschagne, 49.3 ov), 6-155 (Cameron Green, 61.4 ov), 7-155 (Tim Paine, 62.6 ov), 8-164 (Mitchell Starc, 67.1 ov), 9-191 (Nathan Lyon, 71.5 ov), 10-195 (Pat Cummins, 72.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Jasprit Bumrah1645643.50756112
Umesh Yadav1223903.25544001
Ravichandran Ashwin2473531.461203000
Ravindra Jadeja5.311512.73252000
Mohammed Siraj1544022.67693000
India 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR 
Mayank Agarwal lbw b Starc066000.00
Shubman Gill c †Paine b Cummins45651038069.23
Cheteshwar Pujara c †Paine b Cummins17701051024.29
Ajinkya Rahane (c)run out (Labuschagne/†Paine)11222335912050.22
Hanuma Vihari c Smith b Lyon2166922031.82
Rishabh Pant c †Paine b Starc2940653072.50
Ravindra Jadeja c Cummins b Starc571592283035.85
Ravichandran Ashwin c Lyon b Hazlewood1442720033.33
Umesh Yadav c Smith b Lyon919311047.37
Jasprit Bumrah c Head b Lyon017000.00
Mohammed Siraj not out 023000.00
Extras(b 12, lb 6, nb 2, w 2)22
TOTAL(115.1 Ov, RR: 2.83, 540 Mts)326
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Mayank Agarwal, 0.6 ov), 2-61 (Shubman Gill, 21.6 ov), 3-64 (Cheteshwar Pujara, 23.4 ov), 4-116 (Hanuma Vihari, 44.4 ov), 5-173 (Rishabh Pant, 59.1 ov), 6-294 (Ajinkya Rahane, 99.5 ov), 7-306 (Ravindra Jadeja, 106.5 ov), 8-325 (Umesh Yadav, 113.6 ov), 9-325 (Ravichandran Ashwin, 114.4 ov), 10-326 (Jasprit Bumrah, 115.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB 
Mitchell Starc2657833.001188000
Pat Cummins2798022.961249000
Josh Hazlewood2364712.041154012
Nathan Lyon27.147232.651186000
Cameron Green1213102.58573010
Australia 2nd INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Matthew Wade lbw b Jadeja401371883029.20
Joe Burns c †Pant b Yadav410160040.00
Marnus Labuschagne c Rahane b Ashwin2849711057.14
Steven Smith  b Bumrah830530026.67
Travis Head c Agarwal b Mohammed Siraj1746530036.96
Cameron Green c Jadeja b Mohammed Siraj451461755030.82
Tim Paine (c)†c †Pant b Jadeja1990011.11
Pat Cummins c Agarwal b Bumrah221031221021.36
Mitchell Starc not out 1456930025.00
Nathan Lyon c †Pant b Mohammed Siraj315240020.00
Josh Hazlewood  b Ashwin1021330047.62
Extras(lb 5, nb 3)8
TOTAL(103.1 Ov, RR: 1.93, 423 Mts)200
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Joe Burns, 3.1 ov), 2-42 (Marnus Labuschagne, 17.5 ov), 3-71 (Steven Smith, 32.2 ov), 4-98 (Matthew Wade, 43.6 ov), 5-98 (Travis Head, 46.1 ov), 6-99 (Tim Paine, 47.4 ov), 7-156 (Pat Cummins, 82.5 ov), 8-177 (Cameron Green, 90.6 ov), 9-185 (Nathan Lyon, 96.4 ov), 10-200 (Josh Hazlewood, 103.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Jasprit Bumrah2765422.001313002
Umesh Yadav3.30511.43160000
Mohammed Siraj21.343731.721102000
Ravichandran Ashwin37.167121.911773000
Ravindra Jadeja1452822.00692001
India 2nd INNINGS (target: 70 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Mayank Agarwal c †Paine b Starc515190033.33
Shubman Gill not out 3536687097.22
Cheteshwar Pujara c Green b Cummins3450075.00
Ajinkya Rahane (c)not out 2740423067.50
Extras0
TOTAL(15.5 Ov, RR: 4.42, 68 Mts)70/2
Fall of wickets: 1-16 (Mayank Agarwal, 4.2 ov), 2-19 (Cheteshwar Pujara, 5.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Mitchell Starc402015.00143000
Pat Cummins502214.40213000
Josh Hazlewood311404.67143000
Nathan Lyon2.50501.76130000
Marnus Labuschagne10909.0021000
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesIndia tour of AustraliaICC World Test Championship
Season2020/21
Player Of The Match
Ajinkya Rahane
Ajinkya Rahane
Series result4-match series level 1-1
Match numberTest no. 2398
Hours of play (local time)10.30 start, Lunch 12.30-13.10, Tea 15.10-15.30, Close 17.30
Match days26,27,28,29 December 2020 - day match (5-day match)
Test debut
Mohammed Siraj
Mohammed Siraj
Shubman Gill
Shubman Gill
Umpires
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Bruce Oxenford
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Paul Reiffel
TV Umpire
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Paul Wilson
Reserve Umpire
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Gerard Abood
Match Referee
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David Boon
PointsIndia 30, Australia -4
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 26 Dec - day 1 -India 1st innings 36/1 (Shubman Gill 28*, Cheteshwar Pujara 7*, 11 ov)
Sun, 27 Dec - day 2 -India 1st innings 277/5 (Ajinkya Rahane 104*, Ravindra Jadeja 40*, 91.3 ov)
Mon, 28 Dec - day 3 -Australia 2nd innings 133/6 (Cameron Green 17*, Pat Cummins 15*, 66 ov)
Tue, 29 Dec - day 4 -India 2nd innings 70/2 (15.5 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • Australia have been fined four points for slower over-rate.
Day 1
  • Australia 1st innings
  • Drinks: Australia - 35/2 in 12.5 overs (M Labuschagne 5)
  • Over 15.2: Review by India (Bowling), Umpire - PR Reiffel, Batsman - M Labuschagne (Struck down)
  • Australia: 50 runs in 22.4 overs (136 balls), Extras 2
  • Over 26.4: Review by Australia (Batting), Umpire - BNJ Oxenford, Batsman - M Labuschagne (Upheld)
  • Lunch: Australia - 65/3 in 27.0 overs (M Labuschagne 26, TM Head 4)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 117 balls (M Labuschagne 30, TM Head 12, Ex 8)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 37.2 overs (224 balls), Extras 10
  • Drinks: Australia - 117/3 in 40.0 overs (M Labuschagne 39, TM Head 38)
  • Over 49.6: Review by India (Bowling), Umpire - PR Reiffel, Batsman - TD Paine (Struck down - Umpires Call)
  • Tea: Australia - 136/5 in 52.0 overs (C Green 6, TD Paine 0)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 59.5 overs (362 balls), Extras 14
  • Over 61.4: Review by Australia (Batting), Umpire - PR Reiffel, Batsman - C Green (Struck down)
  • Drinks: Australia - 177/8 in 70.0 overs (PJ Cummins 8, NM Lyon 7)
  • Over 71.5: Review by Australia (Batting), Umpire - PR Reiffel, Batsman - NM Lyon (Struck down - Umpires Call)
  • Innings Break: Australia - 195/10 in 72.3 overs (JR Hazlewood 4)
  • India 1st innings
  • Over 0.6: Review by India (Batting), Umpire - PR Reiffel, Batsman - MA Agarwal (Struck down - Umpires Call)
  • End Of Day: India - 36/1 in 11.0 overs (Shubman Gill 28, CA Pujara 7)
Day 2
  • Over 11.1: Review by Australia (Bowling), Umpire - BNJ Oxenford, Batsman - CA Pujara (Struck down)
  • India: 50 runs in 14.4 overs (89 balls), Extras 1
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 83 balls (Shubman Gill 39, CA Pujara 10, Ex 1)
  • Drinks: India - 64/3 in 23.4 overs (AM Rahane 0)
  • Lunch: India - 90/3 in 37.0 overs (AM Rahane 10, GH Vihari 13)
  • India: 100 runs in 40.4 overs (245 balls), Extras 9
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 126 balls (AM Rahane 21, GH Vihari 21, Ex 10)
  • Drinks: India - 135/4 in 51.0 overs (AM Rahane 33, RR Pant 7)
  • India: 150 runs in 52.3 overs (317 balls), Extras 12
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 73 balls (AM Rahane 22, RR Pant 28, Ex 0)
  • AM Rahane: 50 off 111 balls (5 x 4)
  • Tea: India - 189/5 in 63.3 overs (AM Rahane 53, RA Jadeja 4)
  • Wet Ground: India - 189/5 in 63.3 overs (AM Rahane 53, RA Jadeja 4)
  • India: 200 runs in 67.5 overs (409 balls), Extras 20
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 91 balls (AM Rahane 22, RA Jadeja 20, Ex 8)
  • New ball taken at 80.1 overs
  • Drinks: India - 236/5 in 81.0 overs (AM Rahane 74, RA Jadeja 30)
  • India: 250 runs in 82.6 overs (500 balls), Extras 20
  • AM Rahane: 100 off 195 balls (11 x 4)
  • 6th Wicket: 100 runs in 179 balls (AM Rahane 55, RA Jadeja 37, Ex 8)
  • End Of Day: India - 277/5 in 91.3 overs (AM Rahane 104, RA Jadeja 40)
Day 3
  • RA Jadeja: 50 off 132 balls (2 x 4)
  • India: 300 runs in 103.5 overs (625 balls), Extras 21
  • Drinks: India - 306/6 in 105.0 overs (RA Jadeja 57, R Ashwin 4)
  • Lunch: India - 326/10 in 115.1 overs (Mohammed Siraj 0)
  • Australia 2nd innings
  • Over 2.1: Review by India (Bowling), Umpire - BNJ Oxenford, Batsman - JA Burns (Struck down - Umpires Call)
  • Over 3.1: Review by Australia (Batting), Umpire - PR Reiffel, Batsman - JA Burns (Struck down)
  • Drinks: Australia - 28/1 in 13.0 overs (MS Wade 5, M Labuschagne 19)
  • Over 14.3: Review by India (Bowling), Umpire - BNJ Oxenford, Batsman - M Labuschagne (Struck down - Umpires Call)
  • Over 18.1: Review by India (Bowling), Umpire - BNJ Oxenford, Batsman - MS Wade (Struck down)
  • Australia: 50 runs in 20.1 overs (121 balls), Extras 0
  • Tea: Australia - 65/2 in 28.0 overs (MS Wade 27, SPD Smith 6)
  • Over 43.6: Review by Australia (Batting), Umpire - PR Reiffel, Batsman - MS Wade (Struck down)
  • Drinks: Australia - 98/5 in 46.1 overs (C Green 0)
  • Over 47.4: Review by India (Bowling), Umpire - PR Reiffel, Batsman - TD Paine (Upheld)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 47.5 overs (288 balls), Extras 1
  • End Of Day: Australia - 133/6 in 66.0 overs (C Green 17, PJ Cummins 15)
Day 4
  • Over 75.3: Review by India (Bowling), Umpire - PR Reiffel, Batsman - PJ Cummins (Struck down)
  • 7th Wicket: 50 runs in 191 balls (C Green 27, PJ Cummins 21, Ex 2)
  • New ball taken at 80.1 overs
  • Australia: 150 runs in 81.2 overs (491 balls), Extras 3
  • Drinks: Australia - 156/7 in 82.5 overs (C Green 33)
  • Over 95.6: Review by Australia (Batting), Umpire - PR Reiffel, Batsman - MA Starc (Upheld)
  • Over 101.6: Review by India (Bowling), Umpire - PR Reiffel, Batsman - MA Starc (Struck down - Umpires Call)
  • Australia: 200 runs in 102.2 overs (617 balls), Extras 8
  • Lunch: Australia - 200/10 in 103.1 overs (MA Starc 14)
  • India 2nd innings
  • India: 50 runs in 10.6 overs (66 balls), Extras 0
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 59 balls (Shubman Gill 24, AM Rahane 26, Ex 0)