result
1st Test, Melbourne, Dec 26 - 29 2011, India tour of Australia
333 & 240
(47.5 ov, target 292)282 & 169
Australia won by 122 runs
player of the match
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Ed Cowan c †Dhoni b Ashwin681772947038.41
David Warner c †Dhoni b Yadav3749594175.51
Shaun Marsh c Kohli b Yadav0611000.00
Ricky Ponting c Laxman b Yadav62941486065.95
Michael Clarke (c) b Khan3168575045.58
Michael Hussey c †Dhoni b Khan012000.00
Brad Haddin c Sehwag b Khan27701191038.57
Peter Siddle c †Dhoni b Khan41991314041.41
James Pattinson not out 1854862033.33
Ben Hilfenhaus c Kohli b Ashwin1932463059.37
Nathan Lyon  b Ashwin611151054.54
Extras(lb 21, nb 1, w 2)24
TOTAL(110 Ov, RR: 3.02, 488 Mts)333
Fall of wickets: 1-46 (David Warner, 13.1 ov), 2-46 (Shaun Marsh, 15.1 ov), 3-159 (Ricky Ponting, 48.3 ov), 4-205 (Michael Clarke, 64.2 ov), 5-205 (Michael Hussey, 64.3 ov), 6-214 (Ed Cowan, 67.1 ov), 7-286 (Brad Haddin, 90.6 ov), 8-291 (Peter Siddle, 96.1 ov), 9-318 (Ben Hilfenhaus, 105.4 ov), 10-333 (Nathan Lyon, 109.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Zaheer Khan3167742.4814910011
Ishant Sharma2474802.001155000
Umesh Yadav26510634.0711314110
Ravichandran Ashwin2938132.791224000
India 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Gautam Gambhir c †Haddin b Hilfenhaus323350013.04
Virender Sehwag  b Pattinson67831277080.72
Rahul Dravid  b Hilfenhaus681872496036.36
Sachin Tendulkar  b Siddle73981518174.48
Ishant Sharma c †Haddin b Hilfenhaus11691060015.94
VVS Laxman c †Haddin b Siddle22230009.09
Virat Kohli c †Haddin b Hilfenhaus1121281052.38
MS Dhoni (c)†c Hussey b Hilfenhaus68130075.00
Ravichandran Ashwin c †Haddin b Siddle3135573188.57
Zaheer Khan  b Pattinson4671066.66
Umesh Yadav not out 216220012.50
Extras(nb 3, w 1)4
TOTAL(94.1 Ov, RR: 2.99, 417 Mts)282
Fall of wickets: 1-22 (Gautam Gambhir, 7.5 ov), 2-97 (Virender Sehwag, 28.2 ov), 3-214 (Sachin Tendulkar, 64.3 ov), 4-214 (Rahul Dravid, 65.2 ov), 5-221 (VVS Laxman, 72.4 ov), 6-238 (Virat Kohli, 79.2 ov), 7-245 (MS Dhoni, 81.4 ov), 8-254 (Ishant Sharma, 87.2 ov), 9-259 (Zaheer Khan, 88.6 ov), 10-282 (Ravichandran Ashwin, 94.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
James Pattinson2365522.391104110
Ben Hilfenhaus2657552.881178001
Peter Siddle21.126332.971017102
Nathan Lyon1726603.88656000
Michael Hussey501503.00191000
David Warner20804.0060000
Australia 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
David Warner  b Yadav527280018.51
Ed Cowan lbw b Yadav817331047.05
Shaun Marsh  b Yadav311250027.27
Ricky Ponting c Sehwag b Khan60971513061.85
Michael Clarke (c) b Sharma1460025.00
Michael Hussey c †Dhoni b Khan891512279058.94
Brad Haddin c Laxman b Khan614110042.85
Peter Siddle c †Dhoni b Yadav422290018.18
Nathan Lyon lbw b Ashwin0119000.00
James Pattinson not out 3781974045.67
Ben Hilfenhaus c Laxman b Sharma1429452048.27
Extras(b 5, lb 2, nb 5, w 1)13
TOTAL(76.3 Ov, RR: 3.13, 335 Mts)240
Fall of wickets: 1-13 (David Warner, 7.1 ov), 2-16 (Ed Cowan, 7.4 ov), 3-24 (Shaun Marsh, 11.3 ov), 4-27 (Michael Clarke, 12.5 ov), 5-142 (Ricky Ponting, 40.2 ov), 6-148 (Brad Haddin, 42.5 ov), 7-163 (Peter Siddle, 50.6 ov), 8-166 (Nathan Lyon, 53.6 ov), 9-197 (Michael Hussey, 66.5 ov), 10-240 (Ben Hilfenhaus, 76.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Zaheer Khan2045332.65954013
Umesh Yadav2047043.50889000
Ishant Sharma12.304323.44533002
Ravichandran Ashwin2246012.72963000
Virender Sehwag20703.5060000
India 2nd INNINGS (target: 292 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Gautam Gambhir c Ponting b Siddle1346521028.26
Virender Sehwag c Hussey b Hilfenhaus712281058.33
Rahul Dravid  b Pattinson1029591034.48
Sachin Tendulkar c Hussey b Siddle3246734069.56
VVS Laxman c Cowan b Pattinson11422007.14
Virat Kohli lbw b Hilfenhaus013000.00
MS Dhoni (c)† b Pattinson2344880152.27
Ravichandran Ashwin c Cowan b Siddle3035385085.71
Zaheer Khan c Cowan b Pattinson1322281159.09
Ishant Sharma not out 614330042.85
Umesh Yadav c Warner b Lyon2125262184.00
Extras(lb 10, nb 1, w 2)13
TOTAL(47.5 Ov, RR: 3.53, 228 Mts)169
Fall of wickets: 1-17 (Virender Sehwag, 5.6 ov), 2-39 (Gautam Gambhir, 12.1 ov), 3-58 (Rahul Dravid, 18.6 ov), 4-68 (VVS Laxman, 22.6 ov), 5-69 (Virat Kohli, 23.3 ov), 6-81 (Sachin Tendulkar, 26.1 ov), 7-117 (Ravichandran Ashwin, 34.6 ov), 8-141 (Zaheer Khan, 40.5 ov), 9-142 (MS Dhoni, 42.2 ov), 10-169 (Umesh Yadav, 47.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
James Pattinson1525343.53644111
Ben Hilfenhaus1843922.16872110
Peter Siddle914234.66387000
Nathan Lyon5.502514.28242100
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesIndia tour of Australia
Season2011/12
Player Of The Match
James Pattinson
James Pattinson
Series resultAustralia led the 4-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 2025
Hours of play (local time)10.30am start, Lunch 12.30-13.10, Tea 15.10-15.30, Close 17.30
Match days26,27,28,29 December 2011 - day (5-day match)
Test debut
Ed Cowan
Ed Cowan
Umpires
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Ian Gould
South Africa Image
Marais Erasmus
TV Umpire
Australia Image
Paul Reiffel
Reserve Umpire
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Ashley Barrow
Match Referee
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Ranjan Madugalle
CLOSE OF PLAY
Mon, 26 Dec - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 277/6 (Brad Haddin 21*, Peter Siddle 34*, 89 ov)
Tue, 27 Dec - day 2 - India 1st innings 214/3 (Rahul Dravid 68*, Ishant Sharma 0*, 65 ov)
Wed, 28 Dec - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 179/8 (Michael Hussey 79*, James Pattinson 3*, 60 ov)
Thu, 29 Dec - day 4 - India 2nd innings 169 (47.5 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
  • Australia 1st innings
  • Rain: Australia - 46/0 in 13.0 overs (EJM Cowan 7, DA Warner 37)
  • Australia: 50 runs in 16.3 overs (99 balls), Extras 2
  • Rain: Australia - 68/2 in 23.5 overs (EJM Cowan 14, RT Ponting 15)
  • Lunch: Australia - 68/2 in 23.5 overs (EJM Cowan 14, RT Ponting 15)
  • Rain: Australia - 68/2 in 23.5 overs (EJM Cowan 14, RT Ponting 15)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 75 balls (EJM Cowan 21, RT Ponting 32, Ex 0)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 28.2 overs (170 balls), Extras 3
  • RT Ponting: 50 off 67 balls (6 x 4)
  • Drinks: Australia - 138/2 in 38.0 overs (EJM Cowan 44, RT Ponting 52)
  • 3rd Wicket: 100 runs in 162 balls (EJM Cowan 42, RT Ponting 55, Ex 3)
  • EJM Cowan: 50 off 120 balls (6 x 4)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 43.1 overs (259 balls), Extras 5
  • Tea: Australia - 170/3 in 53.0 overs (EJM Cowan 58, MJ Clarke 7)
  • Australia: 200 runs in 60.4 overs (364 balls), Extras 9
  • Drinks: Australia - 217/6 in 70.0 overs (BJ Haddin 6, PM Siddle 3)
  • New Ball Taken: Australia 244/6 after 80.1 overs (BJ Haddin 15, PM Siddle 16)
  • Australia: 250 runs in 81.2 overs (489 balls), Extras 16
  • 7th Wicket: 50 runs in 117 balls (BJ Haddin 14, PM Siddle 26, Ex 10)
  • End Of Day: Australia - 277/6 in 89.0 overs (BJ Haddin 21, PM Siddle 34)
  • Crowd: 70,068
Day 2
  • Australia: 300 runs in 98.5 overs (594 balls), Extras 24
  • Drinks: Australia - 311/8 in 102.0 overs (JL Pattinson 7, BW Hilfenhaus 14)
  • Innings Break: Australia - 333/10 in 110.0 overs (JL Pattinson 18)
  • India 1st innings
  • Lunch: India - 6/0 in 3.0 overs (G Gambhir 2, V Sehwag 4)
  • India: 50 runs in 14.4 overs (89 balls), Extras 1
  • Drinks: India - 57/1 in 17.0 overs (V Sehwag 41, R Dravid 12)
  • V Sehwag: 50 off 59 balls (5 x 4)
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 70 balls (V Sehwag 33, R Dravid 20, Ex 0)
  • Tea: India - 99/2 in 30.0 overs (R Dravid 25, SR Tendulkar 2)
  • India: 100 runs in 30.1 overs (182 balls), Extras 2
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 79 balls (R Dravid 15, SR Tendulkar 35, Ex 0)
  • India: 150 runs in 42.2 overs (255 balls), Extras 2
  • Drinks: India - 167/2 in 48.0 overs (R Dravid 48, SR Tendulkar 47)
  • R Dravid: 50 off 137 balls (5 x 4)
  • SR Tendulkar: 50 off 55 balls (6 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • 3rd Wicket: 100 runs in 169 balls (R Dravid 39, SR Tendulkar 61, Ex 0)
  • India: 200 runs in 56.6 overs (343 balls), Extras 2
  • End Of Day: India - 214/3 in 65.0 overs (R Dravid 68, I Sharma 0)
  • Crowd: 52,858
Day 3
  • Drinks: India - 238/6 in 79.2 overs (I Sharma 11)
  • New Ball Taken: India 243/6 after 81.1 overs (I Sharma 11, MS Dhoni 4)
  • India: 250 runs in 86.1 overs (520 balls), Extras 4
  • Lunch: India - 282/10 in 94.1 overs (UT Yadav 2)
  • Australia 2nd innings
  • Drinks: Australia - 27/4 in 12.5 overs (RT Ponting 9)
  • Australia: 50 runs in 16.5 overs (101 balls), Extras 1
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 70 balls (RT Ponting 22, MEK Hussey 28, Ex 1)
  • Tea: Australia - 81/4 in 26.0 overs (RT Ponting 33, MEK Hussey 29)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 31.1 overs (188 balls), Extras 3
  • RT Ponting: 50 off 84 balls (3 x 4)
  • MEK Hussey: 50 off 73 balls (5 x 4)
  • 5th Wicket: 100 runs in 144 balls (RT Ponting 42, MEK Hussey 54, Ex 4)
  • Drinks: Australia - 142/5 in 40.2 overs (MEK Hussey 59)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 44.4 overs (271 balls), Extras 7
  • End Of Day: Australia - 179/8 in 60.0 overs (MEK Hussey 79, JL Pattinson 3)
  • Crowd: 40,556
Day 4
  • Australia: 200 runs in 67.6 overs (412 balls), Extras 12
  • Drinks: Australia - 229/9 in 74.0 overs (JL Pattinson 34, BW Hilfenhaus 6)
  • Innings Break: Australia - 240/10 in 76.3 overs (JL Pattinson 37)
  • India 2nd innings
  • Lunch: India - 24/1 in 9.0 overs (G Gambhir 6, R Dravid 5)
  • India: 50 runs in 14.4 overs (88 balls), Extras 10
  • Drinks: India - 68/3 in 22.0 overs (SR Tendulkar 27, VVS Laxman 1)
  • India: 100 runs in 30.6 overs (186 balls), Extras 10
  • Tea: India - 117/6 in 33.0 overs (MS Dhoni 14, R Ashwin 30)
  • India: 150 runs in 44.1 overs (266 balls), Extras 13
  • Drinks: India - 163/9 in 47.0 overs (I Sharma 6, UT Yadav 15)
  • Crowd: 25,865 (aggregate 189,347)