result
1st Match (D/N), Melbourne, Jan 9 2004, VB Series
(49/50 ov, target 289)270
Australia won by 18 runs
player of the match
Australia INNINGS (50 overs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Adam Gilchrist c Pathan b Agarkar34344060100.00
Matthew Hayden c Yuvraj Singh b Agarkar2022501090.90
Ricky Ponting (c)c & b Balaji1819343094.73
Damien Martyn c Balaji b Agarkar011000.00
Andrew Symonds c Kumble b Agarkar881021325386.27
Michael Clarke c Laxman b Kumble6366896195.45
Michael Bevan c Ganguly b Sehwag1840012.50
Ian Harvey c Tendulkar b Agarkar28243840116.66
Andy Bichel run out (Balaji)17100014.28
Jason Gillespie not out 810150080.00
Brad Williams c Yuvraj Singh b Agarkar012000.00
Extras(lb 10, nb 3, w 14)27
TOTAL(48.3 Ov, RR: 5.93, 212 Mts)288
Fall of wickets: 1-59 (Adam Gilchrist, 8.6 ov), 2-70 (Matthew Hayden, 10.4 ov), 3-70 (Damien Martyn, 10.5 ov), 4-89 (Ricky Ponting, 15.2 ov), 5-232 (Michael Clarke, 38.4 ov), 6-233 (Michael Bevan, 39.6 ov), 7-258 (Andrew Symonds, 43.3 ov), 8-272 (Andy Bichel, 45.5 ov), 9-287 (Ian Harvey, 48.1 ov), 10-288 (Brad Williams, 48.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ajit Agarkar9.314264.42345010
Irfan Pathan1006106.10378070
Lakshmipathy Balaji905215.77335111
Anil Kumble1005615.60324130
Sanjay Bangar301906.3361010
Sourav Ganguly504008.0091201
Virender Sehwag21814.0091001
India INNINGS (target: 289 runs from 50 overs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Virender Sehwag  b Harvey3559853059.32
Sachin Tendulkar c Ponting b Symonds63691178191.30
Sourav Ganguly (c)run out (Harvey)82831196198.79
VVS Laxman c Clarke b Symonds1622270072.72
Rahul Dravid c Harvey b Clarke1619181084.21
Yuvraj Singh c Clarke b Harvey25243701104.16
Sanjay Bangar c Ponting b Harvey3550060.00
Ajit Agarkar c Clarke b Gillespie1450025.00
Irfan Pathan c Hayden b Williams3690050.00
Anil Kumble c Clarke b Williams54810125.00
Lakshmipathy Balaji not out 002000.00
Extras(b 1, lb 8, nb 1, w 11)21
TOTAL(49 Ov, RR: 5.51, 224 Mts)270
Fall of wickets: 1-103 (Virender Sehwag, 18.2 ov), 2-134 (Sachin Tendulkar, 25.1 ov), 3-168 (VVS Laxman, 31.6 ov), 4-195 (Rahul Dravid, 36.2 ov), 5-257 (Yuvraj Singh, 45.5 ov), 6-257 (Sourav Ganguly, 45.6 ov), 7-260 (Ajit Agarkar, 46.6 ov), 8-263 (Sanjay Bangar, 47.3 ov), 9-266 (Irfan Pathan, 48.3 ov), 10-270 (Anil Kumble, 48.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Jason Gillespie1015015.00374160
Brad Williams905225.77356140
Andy Bichel603806.33164000
Ian Harvey1015235.20294011
Andrew Symonds1004724.70241100
Michael Clarke402215.5060000
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesVB SeriesIndia tour of Australia
Season2003/04
Player Of The Match
Andrew Symonds
Andrew Symonds
Match numberODI no. 2077
Match daysdaynight(50-over match)
ODI debut
Irfan Pathan
Irfan Pathan
Umpires
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Simon Taufel
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Steve Bucknor
TV Umpire
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Bob Parry
Match Referee
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Clive Lloyd
PointsAustralia 5, India 1
MATCH NOTES
  • 12th Men: GB Hogg (Australia) and M Kartik (India)
  • Australia Innings 50 (35 minutes, 47 balls) 100 (83 minutes, 100 balls)
  • Australia Innings Symonds/Clarke 50 partnership (32 minutes, 54 balls)
  • Australia Inning 150 (115 minutes, 157 balls)
  • Australia Innings Symonsd 50 (75 minutes, 65 balls)
  • Australia Innings Symonds/Clarke 100 partnership (67 minutes, 105 balls)
  • Australian Innings Symonds/Clarke 100 partnership (67 minutes, 105 balls)
  • Australia Innins Clarke 50 (74 minues, 51 balls)
  • Australia Innings 200 (152 minutes, 212 balls)
  • Australia Innings 250 (179 minutes, 255 balls)
  • India Innings 50 (54 minutes, 71 balls)
  • India Innings Tendulkar 50 (75 minutes, 45 balls)
  • India Innings 100 (82 minutes, 107 balls)
  • India Innings 150 (133 minutes, 175 balls)
  • India Innings 200 (168 minutes, 224 balls)
  • India innings Ganguly 50 (83 minutes, 52 balls)
  • Crowd: 63271
  • Inida innings Ganguly/Singh 50 partnership (30 minutes, 46 balls)
  • India innings 250 (197 minutes, 268 balls)