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Australia v India
India in Australia 2007/08 (1st Test)
VenueMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne on 26th, 27th, 28th, 29th December 2007 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAustralia won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralia won by 337 runs
UmpiresMR Benson (England), BF Bowden (New Zealand)
TV umpireSJ Davis
RefereeMJ Procter (South Africa)
ScorersKV O'Neill, CJ Reece
Reserve UmpireJD Ward
Close of play day 1Australia (1) 337/9 (Johnson 10*, Clark 21*; 90 overs)
Close of play day 2Australia (2) 32/0 (Jaques 10*, Hayden 22*; 8 overs)
Close of play day 3India (2) 6/0 (Dravid 3*, Jaffer 2*; 8 overs)
Man of the MatchML Hayden
ArticlesAussies thrash India by 337 runs in first Test
 Yuvraj Singh not guilty of Code of Conduct breach
 Clark, Lee put skids under India in first Test
 Skipper Kumble spins India into Test contention

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PA Jaquesst Dhoni b Kumble661081428- 
ML Haydenc Dravid b Khan1241832689- 
*RT Pontingb Khan41321-- 
MEK Husseylbw b Kumble234-- 
MJ Clarkec Laxman b RP Singh206082-- 
A Symondsc sub (KD Karthik) b Kumble3542595- 
+AC Gilchristc Tendulkar b Kumble2342581- 
GB Hoggc Dravid b Khan174454-- 
B Leelbw b Kumble01212-- 
MG Johnsonnot out15355611 
SR Clarkc Harbhajan Singh b Khan2123294- 
Extras(5 lb, 9 nb, 2 w)16
Total(all out, 395 minutes, 92.4 overs)343
Fall of wickets:
1-135 (Jaques, 33.4 ov), 2-162 (Ponting, 38.5 ov), 3-165 (Hussey, 39.3 ov), 4-225 (Clarke, 59.1 ov), 5-241 (Hayden, 62.3 ov), 6-281 (Symonds, 71.4 ov), 7-288 (Gilchrist, 75.3 ov), 8-294 (Lee, 79.2 ov), 9-312 (Hogg, 86.1 ov), 10-343 (Clark, 92.4 ov)
India bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Khan23.4194418
RP Singh20   38211-
Harbhajan Singh20   3610--
Ganguly3   1150-1
Kumble25   4845--
Tendulkar1   020--

India first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
W Jafferc Gilchrist b Lee42738-- 
RS Dravidlbw b Clark56698-- 
VVS Laxmanc Ponting b Lee2656981- 
SR Tendulkarb Clark627711381 
SC Gangulyb Hogg437913411 
Yuvraj Singhc Gilchrist b Clark01110-- 
+MS Dhonilbw b Clark022-- 
*A Kumblec Gilchrist b Lee2776934- 
Harbhajan Singhc Clarke b Hogg22429-- 
Z Khanc Gilchrist b Lee1114242- 
RP Singhnot out268-- 
Extras(4 b, 3 lb, 7 nb)14
Total(all out, 315 minutes, 71.5 overs)196
Fall of wickets:
1-4 (Jaffer, 8.3 ov), 2-31 (Dravid, 21.4 ov), 3-55 (Laxman, 30.1 ov), 4-120 (Tendulkar, 45.1 ov), 5-122 (Yuvraj Singh, 47.4 ov), 6-122 (Dhoni, 47.6 ov), 7-166 (Ganguly, 60.1 ov), 8-173 (Harbhajan Singh, 66.6 ov), 9-193 (Kumble, 69.6 ov), 10-196 (Khan, 71.5 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lee19.56464-6
Johnson13   5250-1
Symonds3   180--
Clark15   4284--
Hogg21   3822--

Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PA Jaquesc and b Kumble511031625- 
ML Haydenc Ganguly b Harbhajan Singh4754846- 
*RT Pontingc Dravid b Harbhajan Singh379-- 
MEK Husseyc Tendulkar b RP Singh368495-- 
MJ Clarkest Dhoni b Kumble731131545- 
A Symondslbw b Khan44527542 
+AC Gilchristc RP Singh b Harbhajan Singh3559834- 
GB Hoggnot out35495912 
B Leenot out1119261- 
MG Johnsondid not bat      
SR Clarkdid not bat      
Extras(3 lb, 13 nb)16
Total(7 wickets, declared, 380 minutes, 88 overs)351
Fall of wickets:
1-83 (Hayden, 18.5 ov), 2-89 (Ponting, 20.2 ov), 3-139 (Jaques, 38.2 ov), 4-161 (Hussey, 45.1 ov), 5-243 (Symonds, 61.5 ov), 6-288 (Clarke, 73.1 ov), 7-316 (Gilchrist, 80.5 ov)
India bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Khan20   2931-12
RP Singh16   1501--
Kumble25   21022--
Harbhajan Singh26   01013--
Tendulkar1   020--

India second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RS Dravidlbw b Symonds161141502- 
W Jafferc Gilchrist b Lee1540672- 
VVS Laxmanc Clarke b Clark421121716- 
SR Tendulkarc Gilchrist b Lee1521311- 
SC Gangulyc Ponting b Hogg40781375- 
Yuvraj Singhlbw b Hogg510161- 
+MS Dhonic Gilchrist b Johnson1132322- 
*A Kumblec Gilchrist b Johnson821231- 
Harbhajan Singhrun out (Hussey->Hogg)003-- 
Z Khannot out0217-- 
RP Singhb Johnson22014-- 
Extras(1 b, 6 nb)7
Total(all out, 342 minutes, 74 overs)161
Fall of wickets:
1-26 (Jaffer, 15.3 ov), 2-54 (Dravid, 34.3 ov), 3-77 (Tendulkar, 41.3 ov), 4-118 (Laxman, 53.4 ov), 5-125 (Yuvraj Singh, 56.2 ov), 6-144 (Dhoni, 63.6 ov), 7-157 (Kumble, 69.6 ov), 8-157 (Harbhajan Singh, 70.1 ov), 9-157 (Ganguly, 70.3 ov), 10-161 (RP Singh, 74 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lee14   3432-4
Johnson15   6213-2
Clark15   9201--
Hogg17   3512--
Symonds13   5251--

Notes
--> The match was scheduled for five days but completed in four.
--> Day 1 Lunch: Australia (1) 111/0 (PA Jaques 57*, ML Hayden 49*; 27 overs)
--> Day 1 Tea: Australia (1) 213/3 (ML Hayden 121*, MJ Clarke 14*; 56 overs)
--> Day 2 Lunch: India (1) 31/2 (VVS Laxman 21*; 21.4 overs)
--> Day 2 Tea: India (1) 122/5 (SC Ganguly 21*; 47.4 overs)
--> Day 3 Lunch: Australia (2) 135/2 (PA Jaques 49*, MEK Hussey 29*; 37 overs)
--> Day 3 Tea: Australia (2) 248/5 (MJ Clarke 52*, AC Gilchrist 1*; 63 overs)
--> Day 4 Lunch: India (2) 56/2 (VVS Laxman 21*, SR Tendulkar 2*; 35 overs)
--> Day 4 Tea: India (2) 134/5 (SC Ganguly 36*, MS Dhoni 1*; 61 overs)
--> Australia first innings: 50 in 12.3 overs
--> Australia first innings: 100 in 22.6 overs
--> Australia first innings: 150 in 36.1 overs
--> Australia first innings: 200 in 50.6 overs
--> Australia first innings: 250 in 64.6 overs
--> Australia first innings: 300 in 81.5 overs
--> India first innings: 50 in 29.3 overs
--> India first innings: 100 in 38.4 overs
--> India first innings: 150 in 55.5 overs
--> Australia second innings: 50 in 12.4 overs
--> Australia second innings: 100 in 24.4 overs
--> Australia second innings: 150 in 42.1 overs
--> Australia second innings: 200 in 54.5 overs
--> Australia second innings: 250 in 64.1 overs
--> Australia second innings: 300 in 76.6 overs
--> Australia second innings: 350 in 87.6 overs
--> India second innings: 50 in 31.3 overs
--> India second innings: 100 in 48.5 overs
--> India second innings: 150 in 66.4 overs
--> PA Jaques (1) 50 in 80 balls, 108 minutes with 7 fours
--> ML Hayden (1) 50 in 80 balls, 120 minutes with 4 fours
--> ML Hayden (1) 100 in 126 balls, 187 minutes with 9 fours
--> GB Hogg (1) equalled his previous highest score of 17 in Test matches
--> SR Tendulkar (1) 50 in 57 balls, 86 minutes with 7 fours and 1 six
--> SC Ganguly (1) passed 14000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 22
--> PA Jaques (2) 50 in 102 balls, 161 minutes with 5 fours
--> PA Jaques (2) passed 500 runs in Test matches when he reached 20
--> PA Jaques (2) passed 11000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 24
--> ML Hayden (2) passed 8000 runs in Test matches when he reached 44
--> MJ Clarke (2) 50 in 82 balls, 108 minutes with 4 fours
--> GB Hogg (2) passed his previous highest score of 17 in Test matches
--> RP Singh made his debut in Australia in Test matches
--> W Jaffer made his debut in Australia in Test matches
--> MS Dhoni made his debut in Australia in Test matches
--> Yuvraj Singh made his debut in Australia in Test matches
--> A Kumble reached 1100 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed AC Gilchrist, his 4th wicket in the Australia first innings
--> B Lee reached 250 wickets in Test matches when he dismissed A Kumble, his 3rd wicket in the India first innings
--> Harbhajan Singh reached 250 wickets in Test matches when he dismissed RT Ponting, his 2nd wicket in the Australia second innings
--> MG Johnson achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches in the India second innings (previous best was 3-101)

New Ball Taken: Australia 312/8 after 86.1 overs (GB Hogg 17, MG Johnson 7)
Australia 2nd Innings: 1x7 ball over (86th over, A Kumble, called by Umpire BF Bowden)
PA Jaques (24) and ML Hayden (27) added 50 in 76 balls for the Australia 1st wicket in the first innings
PA Jaques (49) and ML Hayden (46) added 100 in 141 balls for the Australia 1st wicket in the first innings
ML Hayden (33) and MJ Clarke (15) added 50 in 103 balls for the Australia 4th wicket in the first innings
SR Tendulkar (36) and SC Ganguly (12) added 50 in 65 balls for the India 4th wicket in the first innings
PA Jaques (21) and ML Hayden (29) added 50 in 77 balls for the Australia 1st wicket in the second innings
PA Jaques (18) and MEK Hussey (31) added 50 in 108 balls for the Australia 3rd wicket in the second innings
MJ Clarke (24) and A Symonds (26) added 50 in 69 balls for the Australia 5th wicket in the second innings

 

 

 

 

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