result
7th Match (D/N), Sydney, Jan 22 2004, VB Series
296/4
(33.5/34 ov)225/8
Australia won by 2 wickets (with 1 ball remaining) (D/L method)
player of the match
India INNINGS (50 overs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sourav Ganguly (c)c †Gilchrist b Lee1870012.50
Parthiv Patel c †Gilchrist b Gillespie2833644084.84
VVS Laxman not out 1061302195081.53
Rahul Dravid c †Gilchrist b Bichel1271430171.42
Yuvraj Singh  b Lee139122143162113.93
Rohan Gavaskar not out 22300100.00
Extras(lb 1, nb 2, w 5)8
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 5.92, 227 Mts)296/4
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Sourav Ganguly, 1.3 ov), 2-63 (Parthiv Patel, 12.6 ov), 3-80 (Rahul Dravid, 15.2 ov), 4-293 (Yuvraj Singh, 49.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Jason Gillespie1005015.00367001
Brett Lee904625.11272031
Andy Bichel906016.66227000
Ian Harvey1006806.80266200
Andrew Symonds704206.00184010
Michael Clarke502905.80102010
Australia INNINGS (target: 225 runs from 34 overs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Adam Gilchrist c & b Kartik9572111141131.94
Simon Katich c Ganguly b Pathan27130028.57
Ricky Ponting (c)c †Patel b Pathan4254873177.77
Damien Martyn c †Patel b Pathan011000.00
Andrew Symonds c Agarkar b Ganguly16162311100.00
Michael Bevan  b Ganguly1220340060.00
Michael Clarke c Badani b Ganguly21203310105.00
Ian Harvey run out (Agarkar/Ganguly)1290050.00
Andy Bichel not out 221500100.00
Brett Lee not out 1291001133.33
Extras(lb 7, w 15)22
TOTAL(33.5 Ov, RR: 6.65, 172 Mts)225/8
Did not bat: Jason Gillespie 
Fall of wickets: 1-24 (Simon Katich, 3.1 ov), 2-150 (Ricky Ponting, 21.1 ov), 3-150 (Damien Martyn, 21.2 ov), 4-154 (Adam Gilchrist, 22.6 ov), 5-176 (Andrew Symonds, 25.6 ov), 6-195 (Michael Bevan, 29.6 ov), 7-202 (Ian Harvey, 31.1 ov), 8-210 (Michael Clarke, 31.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ajit Agarkar714706.71236140
Irfan Pathan715137.28226060
Lakshmipathy Balaji5.504006.85174100
Sourav Ganguly704135.85171210
Murali Kartik703915.57202000
MATCH DETAILS
Sydney Cricket Ground
TossIndia, elected to bat first
SeriesVB SeriesIndia tour of Australia
Season2003/04
Player Of The Match
Yuvraj Singh
Yuvraj Singh
Match numberODI no. 2086
Match daysdaynight (50-over match)
Umpires
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Daryl Harper
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Steve Bucknor
TV Umpire
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Simon Taufel
Match Referee
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Clive Lloyd
PointsAustralia 5, India 1
MATCH NOTES
  • Hours of Play: 2.15pm - 5.45pm, 6.30pm - 10.00pm
  • 12th Men: GB Hogg (Australia) and SB Bangar (India)
  • Scorers: MA Fowler and ND Johnston
  • India 50 in 56 mins, off 11.1 overs
  • Patel/Laxman 50 partnership in 48 mins, off 59 balls
  • India 100 in 99 mins, off 19.4 overs
  • Laxman 50 in 108 mins, off 63 balls, 2x4
  • Laxman/Yuvraj Singh 50 partnership in 39 mins, off 63 balls
  • Rain interrupted play from 4.19pm to 4.38pm with India 136/3 after 26.5 overs; no overs lost
  • India 150 in 133 mins, off 29.5 overs
  • Yuvraj Singh 50 in 60 mins, off 61 balls, 5x4
  • Laxman/Yuvraj Singh 100 partnership in 70 mins, off 115 balls
  • India 200 in 166 mins, off 38.4 overs
  • Laxman/Yuvraj Singh 150 partnership in 114 mins, off 168 balls
  • Yuvraj Singh 100 in 121 mins, off 104 balls, 12x4
  • India 250 in 206 mins, off 45.5 overs
  • Laxman 100 in 209 mins, 127 balls, 4x4
  • Laxman/Yuvraj Singh 200 partnership in 139 mins, off 202 balls
  • 22 runs from the 49th over: Harvey to Yuvraj Singh/Laxman 1 1 6 4 4 6
  • Laxman/Yuvraj Singh partnership 213 runs, 143 mins, 206 balls
  • 213 run partnership between Laxman and Yuvraj off 206 balls is India's best against Australia for the fourth wicket
  • Rain suspended play from 7.34pm to 9.10pm with Australia 73/1 after 9.2 overs; the target was adjusted to 225 from 34 overs
  • Gilchrist/Ponting 50 partnership in 31 mins, off 40 balls
  • Gilchrist 50 in 49 mins, off 31 balls, 9x4, 1x6
  • Australia 100 in 60 mins, off 12.2 overs
  • Gilchrist/Ponting 100 partnership in 65 mins, off 82 balls
  • Australia 150 in 98 mins, off 21 overs
  • Australia 200 in 152 mins, off 30.4 overs
  • Attendance: 39,088