result
2nd Test, Melbourne, Dec 26 - 30 1999, India tour of Australia
405 & 208/5d
(89.3 ov, target 376)238 & 195
Australia won by 180 runs
player of the match
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Greg Blewett  b Srinath28100025.00
Michael Slater c Srinath b BKV Prasad9117926910050.83
Justin Langer lbw b Srinath828372028.57
Mark Waugh lbw b Agarkar411101201037.27
Steve Waugh (c)c †MSK Prasad b BKV Prasad32681083047.05
Ricky Ponting lbw b Srinath67851665078.82
Adam Gilchrist c Ganguly b Agarkar7811915012065.54
Shane Warne c †MSK Prasad b Agarkar26120033.33
Damien Fleming not out 3159891052.54
Brett Lee c & b Srinath2755771049.09
Glenn McGrath run out (Kanitkar)1650016.66
Extras(b 1, lb 9, nb 14, w 1)25
TOTAL(118.1 Ov, RR: 3.42, 526 Mts)405
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Greg Blewett, 2.2 ov), 2-28 (Justin Langer, 10.2 ov), 3-123 (Mark Waugh, 38.4 ov), 4-192 (Michael Slater, 62.4 ov), 5-197 (Steve Waugh, 64.4 ov), 6-341 (Adam Gilchrist, 96.4 ov), 7-343 (Ricky Ponting, 97.6 ov), 8-345 (Shane Warne, 98.6 ov), 9-404 (Brett Lee, 116.6 ov), 10-405 (Glenn McGrath, 118.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Javagal Srinath33.1713043.91---09
Ajit Agarkar2877632.71---10
Venkatesh Prasad26610123.88---01
Sourav Ganguly201005.00---04
Anil Kumble2937802.68---00
India 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
VVS Laxman c ME Waugh b McGrath518300027.77
Sadagoppan Ramesh  b Lee421240019.04
Rahul Dravid c †Gilchrist b Lee936551025.00
Sachin Tendulkar (c)c Langer b Fleming1161912839160.73
Sourav Ganguly c ME Waugh b McGrath31831121037.34
Hrishikesh Kanitkar lbw b Warne1121310052.38
Mannava Prasad  b Lee613321046.15
Ajit Agarkar lbw b Lee011000.00
Javagal Srinath c ME Waugh b Lee1340033.33
Anil Kumble not out 2864801043.75
Venkatesh Prasad c ME Waugh b McGrath1015310066.66
Extras(lb 8, nb 9)17
TOTAL(76.1 Ov, RR: 3.12, 346 Mts)238
Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Sadagoppan Ramesh, 5.4 ov), 2-11 (VVS Laxman, 6.4 ov), 3-31 (Rahul Dravid, 18.2 ov), 4-108 (Sourav Ganguly, 44.6 ov), 5-138 (Hrishikesh Kanitkar, 51.6 ov), 6-167 (Mannava Prasad, 58.1 ov), 7-167 (Ajit Agarkar, 58.2 ov), 8-169 (Javagal Srinath, 58.6 ov), 9-212 (Sachin Tendulkar, 69.1 ov), 10-238 (Venkatesh Prasad, 76.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Glenn McGrath18.133932.14---03
Damien Fleming1506214.13---01
Brett Lee1824752.61---02
Shane Warne2457713.20---03
Mark Waugh10505.00---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Michael Slater lbw b Agarkar37150042.85
Greg Blewett c Ganguly b Kumble31971502031.95
Justin Langer c †MSK Prasad b Agarkar926490034.61
Adam Gilchrist c Srinath b Kumble55731034075.34
Mark Waugh not out 51811122062.96
Steve Waugh (c)lbw b Agarkar3241501078.04
Ricky Ponting not out 2132421065.62
Extras(lb 2, nb 3, w 1)6
TOTAL(59 Ov, RR: 3.52, 263 Mts)208/5d
Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Michael Slater, 3.2 ov), 2-32 (Justin Langer, 13.2 ov), 3-91 (Greg Blewett, 31.2 ov), 4-109 (Adam Gilchrist, 35.3 ov), 5-167 (Steve Waugh, 48.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Javagal Srinath1404503.21---03
Ajit Agarkar1735133.00---00
Venkatesh Prasad1003803.80---10
Anil Kumble1837224.00---00
India 2nd INNINGS (target: 376 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
VVS Laxman c McGrath b Fleming11615006.25
Sadagoppan Ramesh retired hurt 2669930037.68
Rahul Dravid c †Gilchrist b Lee141091600012.84
Sachin Tendulkar (c)lbw b Warne521221624042.62
Sourav Ganguly  b Blewett1739572043.58
Hrishikesh Kanitkar lbw b Fleming45781026057.69
Mannava Prasad c Warne b ME Waugh1329451044.82
Ajit Agarkar c Blewett b ME Waugh011000.00
Anil Kumble run out (SR Waugh/Fleming)1355662023.63
Javagal Srinath c Warne b Lee1540020.00
Venkatesh Prasad not out 617290035.29
Extras(lb 4, nb 3)7
TOTAL(89.3 Ov, RR: 2.17, 371 Mts)195
Fall of wickets: 1-5 (VVS Laxman, 3.5 ov), 1-40* (Sadagoppan Ramesh, retired hurt), 2-72 (Rahul Dravid, 42.2 ov), 3-110 (Sourav Ganguly, 55.5 ov), 4-133 (Sachin Tendulkar, 61.6 ov), 5-162 (Mannava Prasad, 72.3 ov), 6-162 (Ajit Agarkar, 72.4 ov), 7-184 (Hrishikesh Kanitkar, 81.1 ov), 8-185 (Javagal Srinath, 82.1 ov), 9-195 (Anil Kumble, 89.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Glenn McGrath1782201.29---01
Damien Fleming21.374622.13---00
Shane Warne2676312.42---00
Brett Lee1963121.63---02
Greg Blewett311715.66---00
Mark Waugh301224.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossIndia, elected to field first
SeriesIndia tour of Australia
Season1999/00
Player Of The Match
Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar
Series resultAustralia led the 3-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 1479
Match daysday(5-day match)
Test debut
Brett Lee
Brett Lee
Hrishikesh Kanitkar
Hrishikesh Kanitkar
Umpires
England Image
David Shepherd
Australia Image
Steve Davis
TV Umpire
Australia Image
Bill Sheahan
Match Referee
Sri Lanka Image
Ranjan Madugalle
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sun, 26 Dec - day 1 -Australia 1st innings 138/3 (Michael Slater 64*, Steve Waugh 5*, 48 ov)
Mon, 27 Dec - day 2 -Australia 1st innings 332/5 (Ricky Ponting 59*, Adam Gilchrist 77*, 93 ov)
Tue, 28 Dec - day 3 -India 1st innings 235/9 (Anil Kumble 26*, Venkatesh Prasad 10*, 75 ov)
Wed, 29 Dec - day 4 -India 2nd innings 40/1 (Sadagoppan Ramesh 26*, Rahul Dravid 10*, 21 ov)
Thu, 30 Dec - day 5 -India 2nd innings 195/9 (89.3 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • 12th Men: MS Kasprowicz (Aus) and R Vijay Bharadwaj (Ind)
Day 1
  • Rain forced the abandonment of the first session, an early lunch was taken
  • Rain 11am-2pm, 2pm start
  • Australia 50 in 78 mins
  • Slater/ME Waugh 3rd wicket partnership 50 in 66 mins
  • Tea: Australia 97/2 (Slater 49*, ME Waugh 23*, 28 ov)
  • Australia 100 in 141 mins
  • Slater 50 in 141 mins
  • Attendance: 49,082
  • Bad Light stopped play at 5:48pm
Day 2
  • Australia 1st innings: 2nd new ball taken after 80 overs
  • Australia 150 in 222 mins
  • Australia 200 in 290 mins
  • Australia 250 in 330 mins
  • Lunch: Australia 5/277 (Ponting 34*, Gilchrist 47*, 81 ov)
  • Tea: Australia 332/5 (Ponting 59*, Gilchrist 77*, 93 ov)
  • Rain started at 1.59pm, restart at 3.30 pm
  • Bad Light stopped play at 4.07 pm
  • Rain forced the abandonment of the third session
  • Attendance: 26,885
Day 3
  • Lunch: India 11/1 (Laxman 5*, Dravid 0*, 6 ov)
  • Tea: India 83/3 (Tendulkar 39*, Ganguly 20*, 35 ov)
  • Bad Light stopped play at 7.11 pm
  • Attendance: 23,127
Day 4
  • Rain at 10.52 am delays start, 11.24 am restart
  • Bad Light 11.43am, 12.29 am restart
  • Lunch: Australia 25/1 (Blewett 9*, Langer 9*, 11 ov)
  • Tea: Australia 147/4 (ME Waugh 27*, SR Waugh 16*, 44 ov)
  • Attendance: 19,133
Day 5
  • Rain at 10.49 am, restart at 10.54 am
  • S Ramesh retired hurt at 40/1 [26 ov] (sore thumb)
  • India 50 in 110 mins
  • India 100 in 228 mins
  • Lunch: India 110/3 (Tendulkar 48*, 55.5 ov)
  • Tendulkar 50 142 mins
  • India 150 in 286 mins
  • Tea: India 186/8 (Kumble 9*, BKV Prasad 1*, 85 ov)
  • Attendance: 16,327