RESULT
1st Test, Brisbane, December 04 - 08, 2003, India tour of Australia
323 & 284/3d
(T:199) 409 & 73/2

Match drawn

Player Of The Match
144
sourav-ganguly
Australia 1st Innings
India 1st Innings
Australia 2nd Innings
India 2nd Innings
Match Details
Australia 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Justin Langer lbw b Agarkar12119432517062.37
Matthew Hayden c Laxman b Khan3752816071.15
Ricky Ponting c †Patel b Khan54881257161.36
Damien Martyn run out (Harbhajan Singh/†Patel/Ganguly)42791225053.16
Steve Waugh (c)hit wicket b Khan049000.00
Simon Katich c †Patel b Khan1625414064.00
Adam Gilchrist c Laxman b Khan047000.00
Andy Bichel c Laxman b Agarkar11101620110.00
Jason Gillespie run out (Harbhajan Singh/Agarkar)811190072.72
Nathan Bracken not out 613180046.15
Stuart MacGill c Chopra b Agarkar13110033.33
Extras(b 4, lb 7, nb 14, w 2)27
TOTAL78.1 Ov (RR: 4.13, 391 Mts)323
Fall of wickets: 1-73 (Matthew Hayden, 15.2 ov), 2-162 (Ricky Ponting, 41.4 ov), 3-268 (Justin Langer, 66.4 ov), 4-275 (Damien Martyn, 67.2 ov), 5-275 (Steve Waugh, 67.4 ov), 6-276 (Adam Gilchrist, 69.1 ov), 7-302 (Andy Bichel, 72.3 ov), 8-310 (Simon Katich, 75.2 ov), 9-317 (Jason Gillespie, 76.1 ov), 10-323 (Stuart MacGill, 78.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Zaheer Khan2329554.13104120012
15.2 to ML Hayden, . 73/1
41.4 to RT Ponting, . 162/2
67.4 to SR Waugh, . 275/5
69.1 to AC Gilchrist, . 276/6
75.2 to SM Katich, . 310/8
Ashish Nehra1545103.40686002
Ajit Agarkar25.159033.5711915020
66.4 to JL Langer, . 268/3
72.3 to AJ Bichel, . 302/7
78.1 to SCG MacGill, . 323/10
Harbhajan Singh1416804.85537100
Sourav Ganguly10808.0021000
India 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Aakash Chopra c Hayden b Gillespie361351812026.66
Virender Sehwag c Hayden b Bracken4551815088.23
Rahul Dravid c Hayden b Gillespie11114009.09
Sachin Tendulkar lbw b Gillespie033000.00
Sourav Ganguly (c)c Gillespie b MacGill14419629118073.46
VVS Laxman c Katich b MacGill7511313611066.37
Parthiv Patel c Bichel b Gillespie371051225035.23
Ajit Agarkar c Hayden b Bichel1226431046.15
Harbhajan Singh not out 1939642048.71
Zaheer Khan  b MacGill2746523158.69
Ashish Nehra lbw b MacGill026000.00
Extras(lb 6, nb 6, w 1)13
TOTAL120.1 Ov (RR: 3.40, 501 Mts)409
Fall of wickets: 1-61 (Virender Sehwag, 19.2 ov), 2-62 (Rahul Dravid, 22.3 ov), 3-62 (Sachin Tendulkar, 22.6 ov), 4-127 (Aakash Chopra, 42.4 ov), 5-273 (VVS Laxman, 76.4 ov), 6-329 (Sourav Ganguly, 94.2 ov), 7-362 (Ajit Agarkar, 105.1 ov), 8-362 (Parthiv Patel, 106.4 ov), 9-403 (Zaheer Khan, 118.5 ov), 10-409 (Ashish Nehra, 120.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Jason Gillespie31126542.091579002
22.3 to R Dravid, . 62/2
22.6 to SR Tendulkar, . 62/3
42.4 to A Chopra, . 127/4
106.4 to PA Patel, . 362/8
Nathan Bracken2659013.461198110
19.2 to V Sehwag, . 61/1
Andy Bichel28613014.6412019003
105.1 to AB Agarkar, . 362/7
Stuart MacGill26.148643.281158001
76.4 to VVS Laxman, . 273/5
94.2 to SC Ganguly, . 329/6
118.5 to Z Khan, . 403/9
120.1 to A Nehra, . 409/10
Steve Waugh731602.28301000
Simon Katich201608.0072000
Australia 2nd Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Matthew Hayden c Sehwag b Harbhajan Singh9998128102101.02
Justin Langer c †Patel b Agarkar069000.00
Ricky Ponting c Sehwag b Nehra50751115066.66
Damien Martyn not out 661001183266.00
Steve Waugh (c)not out 561021117054.90
Extras(b 4, nb 9)13
TOTAL62 Ov (RR: 4.58, 240 Mts)284/3d
Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Justin Langer, 1.6 ov), 2-146 (Ricky Ponting, 28.4 ov), 3-156 (Matthew Hayden, 29.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Zaheer Khan301505.00131001
Ajit Agarkar1234513.75547001
1.6 to JL Langer, . 6/1
Ashish Nehra1918914.68746106
28.4 to RT Ponting, . 146/2
Harbhajan Singh21110114.807110000
29.5 to ML Hayden, . 156/3
Sachin Tendulkar20904.5090100
Virender Sehwag512104.20231201
India 2nd Innings (T: 199 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Aakash Chopra c Langer b Bracken4771057.14
Virender Sehwag c Martyn b Bracken015000.00
Rahul Dravid not out 4347666091.48
VVS Laxman not out 2443643055.81
Extras(nb 2)2
TOTAL16 Ov (RR: 4.56, 72 Mts)73/2
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Virender Sehwag, 1.1 ov), 2-4 (Aakash Chopra, 1.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Jason Gillespie511703.40231002
Nathan Bracken411223.00202000
1.1 to V Sehwag, . 4/1
1.2 to A Chopra, . 4/2
Stuart MacGill403208.00135000
Andy Bichel301204.00142000
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MATCH DETAILS
Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane
TossIndia, elected to field first
Series
Season2003/04
Player Of The Match
India
Sourav Ganguly
Series result4-match series level 0-0
Match numberTest no. 1671
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Nathan Bracken
Nathan Bracken
Umpires
South Africa
Rudi Koertzen
West Indies
Steve Bucknor
TV Umpire
Australia
Peter Parker
Match Referee
South Africa
Mike Procter
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 04 Dec - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 262/2 (Justin Langer 115*, Damien Martyn 36*, 62 ov)
Fri, 05 Dec - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 323/9 (Nathan Bracken 6*, Stuart MacGill 1*, 78 ov)
Sat, 06 Dec - day 3 - India 1st innings 11/0 (Aakash Chopra 5*, Virender Sehwag 5*, 6.1 ov)
Sun, 07 Dec - day 4 - India 1st innings 362/6 (Parthiv Patel 37*, Ajit Agarkar 12*, 105 ov)
Mon, 08 Dec - day 5 - India 2nd innings 73/2 (16 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
Day 5
  • Play commenced at 9:30am with a scheduled 105 overs to be bowled
  • Indian 400 in 490 minutes off 117.5 overs
  • Australian 50 in 66 minutes off 14.6 overs
  • 50 partnership Hayden/Ponting in 58 minutes off 82 balls
  • ML Hayden becomes the first player to score 1000 Test runs in a calendar year in three successive years
  • ML Hayden 50 in 76 minutes off 61 balls 6x4's
  • Australian 100 in 93 minutes off 21.5 overs
  • 100 partnership Hayden/Ponting in 86 minutes 0ff 127 balls
  • RT Ponting 50 in 110 minutes off 74 balls 5x4's
  • Australian 2nd wicket partnership Hayden/Ponting of 140 runs in 111 minutes off 163 balls
  • Australian 150 in 124 minutes off 28.6 overs
  • Australian 200 in 175 minutes off 42.2 overs
  • 50 partnership Martyn/Waugh in 49 minutes off 83 balls
  • Attendance 3,119
  • Match attendance 52,905
  • Australian 250 in 215 minutes off 55.5 overs
  • DR Martyn 50 in 95 minutes off 81 balls 3x4's
  • 100 partnership Martyn/Waugh in 98 minutes off 177 balls
  • SR Waugh 50 in 102 minutes off 94 balls 6x4's
  • Indian 50 in 49 minutes off 10.2 overs
  • 50 partnership Dravid/Laxman in 45 minutes off 62 balls
  • Play ceased at 5:10pm with the mutual consent of both teams