result
1st Final (D/N), Melbourne, Feb 6 2004, VB Series
(40.1/50 ov, target 223)224/3
Australia won by 7 wickets (with 59 balls remaining)
player of the match
Ricky Ponting
Australia
Match centre 
Scorecard summary
India222/10(49 overs)
Australia224/3(40.1 overs)
40.1
5
Agarkar to Symonds, 5 runs
end of over 403 runs
AUS: 219/3CRR: 5.47 • RRR: 0.40 • Need 4 from 60b
Damien Martyn20 (37)
Andrew Symonds5 (14)
Irfan Pathan8-0-36-0
Ajit Agarkar9-0-53-0
39.6
Pathan to Martyn, no run
39.5
Pathan to Martyn, no run
39.4
Pathan to Martyn, no run
39.3
2
Pathan to Martyn, 2 runs
39.2
1lb
Pathan to Symonds, 1 leg bye
39.1
Pathan to Symonds, no run
end of over 394 runs
AUS: 216/3CRR: 5.53 • RRR: 0.64 • Need 7 from 11 overs
Andrew Symonds5 (12)
Damien Martyn18 (33)
Ajit Agarkar9-0-53-0
Irfan Pathan7-0-34-0
38.6
1
Agarkar to Symonds, 1 run
38.5
Agarkar to Symonds, no run
38.5
1w
Agarkar to Symonds, 1 wide
38.4
1
Agarkar to Martyn, 1 run
38.3
1
Agarkar to Symonds, 1 run
38.2
Agarkar to Symonds, no run
38.1
Agarkar to Symonds, no run
end of over 383 runs
AUS: 212/3CRR: 5.57 • RRR: 0.92 • Need 11 from 12 overs
Andrew Symonds3 (7)
Damien Martyn17 (32)
Irfan Pathan7-0-34-0
Ajit Agarkar8-0-49-0
37.6
1
Pathan to Symonds, 1 run
37.5
Pathan to Symonds, no run
37.4
Pathan to Symonds, no run
37.3
1
Pathan to Martyn, 1 run
37.2
Pathan to Martyn, no run
37.2
1w
Pathan to Martyn, 1 wide
Match details
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossIndia, elected to bat first
SeriesVB SeriesIndia tour of Australia
Season2003/04
Player Of The Match
Ricky Ponting
Ricky Ponting
Series resultAustralia led the best-of-3-finals 1-0
Match numberODI No. 2097
Match days - daynight match (50-over match)
Umpires
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Simon Taufel
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Steve Bucknor
TV Umpire
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Daryl Harper
Match Referee
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Clive Lloyd