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Test # 1479
Border-Gavaskar Trophy, 1999/00, 2nd Test
Australia v India
Melbourne Cricket Ground
26,27,28,29,30 December 1999 (5-day match)

Result: Australia won by 180 runs
Series: Australia leads the 3-Test series 2-0

Toss: India
Umpires: SJ Davis and DR Shepherd (Eng)
TV Umpire: WP Sheahan
Match Referee: RS Madugalle (SL)
Test Debuts: B Lee (Aus); HH Kanitkar (Ind).
Man of the Match: SR Tendulkar

Close of Play:

  • Day 1: Australia 138/3 (Slater 64*, SR Waugh 5*, 48 ov)
  • Day 2: Australia 332/5 (Ponting 59*, Gilchrist 77*, 93 ov)
  • Day 3: Australia 405, India 235/9 (Kumble 26*, BKV Prasad 10*, 75 ov)
  • Day 4: India 238, Australia 208/5d, India 40/1 (Ramesh 26*, Dravid 10*, 21 ov)
    Australia 1st innings                                           R   M   B  4 6
    GS Blewett                               b Srinath              2  10   8  0 0
    MJ Slater             c Srinath          b BKV Prasad          91 269 179 10 0
    JL Langer             lbw                b Srinath              8  37  28  2 0
    ME Waugh              lbw                b Agarkar             41 120 110  1 0
    *SR Waugh             c MSK Prasad       b BKV Prasad          32 108  68  3 0
    RT Ponting            lbw                b Srinath             67 166  85  5 0
    +AC Gilchrist         c Ganguly          b Agarkar             78 150 119 12 0
    SK Warne              c MSK Prasad       b Agarkar              2  12   6  0 0
    DW Fleming            not out                                  31  89  59  1 0
    B Lee                                c & b Srinath             27  77  55  1 0
    GD McGrath            run out (Kanitkar)                        1   5   6  0 0
    Extras                (b 1, lb 9, w 1, nb 14)                  25
    Total                 (all out, 118.1 overs, 526 mins)        405
    
    FoW: 1-4 (Blewett, 2.2 ov), 2-28 (Langer, 10.2 ov),
         3-123 (ME Waugh, 38.4 ov), 4-192 (Slater, 62.4 ov),
         5-197 (SR Waugh, 64.4 ov), 6-341 (Gilchrist, 96.4 ov),
         7-343 (Ponting, 97.6 ov), 8-345 (Warne, 98.6 ov),
         9-404 (Lee, 116.6 ov), 10-405 (McGrath, 118.1 ov).
    
    Bowling                      O      M      R      W
    Srinath                     33.1    7    130      4 (9nb)
    Agarkar                     28      7     76      3 (1w)
    BKV Prasad                  26      6    101      2 (1nb)
    Ganguly                      2      0     10      0 (4nb)
    Kumble                      29      3     78      0
    
    India 1st innings                                               R   M   B  4 6
    VVS Laxman            c ME Waugh         b McGrath              5  30  18  0 0
    S Ramesh                                 b Lee                  4  24  21  0 0
    R Dravid              c Gilchrist        b Lee                  9  55  36  1 0
    *SR Tendulkar         c Langer           b Fleming            116 283 191  9 1
    SC Ganguly            c ME Waugh         b McGrath             31 112  83  1 0
    HH Kanitkar           lbw                b Warne               11  31  21  0 0
    +MSK Prasad                              b Lee                  6  32  13  1 0
    AB Agarkar            lbw                b Lee                  0   1   1  0 0
    J Srinath             c ME Waugh         b Lee                  1   4   3  0 0
    A Kumble              not out                                  28  80  64  1 0
    BKV Prasad            c ME Waugh         b McGrath             10  31  15  0 0
    Extras                (lb 8, nb 9)                             17
    Total                 (all out, 76.1 overs, 346 mins)         238
    
    FoW: 1-11 (Ramesh, 5.4 ov), 2-11 (Laxman, 6.4 ov),
         3-31 (Dravid, 18.2 ov), 4-108 (Ganguly, 44.6 ov),
         5-138 (Kanitkar, 51.6 ov), 6-167 (MSK Prasad, 58.1 ov),
         7-167 (Agarkar, 58.2 ov), 8-169 (Srinath, 58.6 ov),
         9-212 (Tendulkar, 69.1 ov), 10-238 (BKV Prasad, 76.1 ov).
    
    Bowling                      O      M      R      W
    McGrath                     18.1    3     39      3 (3nb)
    Fleming                     15      0     62      1 (1nb)
    Lee                         18      2     47      5 (2nb)
    Warne                       24      5     77      1 (3nb)
    ME Waugh                     1      0      5      0
    
    Australia 2nd innings                                           R   M   B  4 6
    MJ Slater             lbw                b Agarkar              3  15   7  0 0
    GS Blewett            c Ganguly          b Kumble              31 150  97  2 0
    JL Langer             c MSK Prasad       b Agarkar              9  49  26  0 0
    +AC Gilchrist         c Srinath          b Kumble              55 103  73  4 0
    ME Waugh              not out                                  51 112  81  2 0
    *SR Waugh             lbw                b Agarkar             32  50  41  1 0
    RT Ponting            not out                                  21  42  32  1 0
    Extras                (lb 2, w 1, nb 3)                         6
    Total                 (5 wickets dec, 59 overs, 263 mins)     208
    
    DNB: SK Warne, B Lee, DW Fleming, GD McGrath.
    
    FoW: 1-5 (Slater, 3.2 ov), 2-32 (Langer, 13.2 ov),
         3-91 (Blewett, 31.2 ov), 4-109 (Gilchrist, 35.3 ov),
         5-167 (SR Waugh, 48.2 ov).
    
    Bowling                      O      M      R      W
    Srinath                     14      0     45      0 (3nb)
    Agarkar                     17      3     51      3
    BKV Prasad                  10      0     38      0 (1w)
    Kumble                      18      3     72      2
    
    India 2nd innings (target: 376 runs)                            R   M   B  4 6
    VVS Laxman            c McGrath          b Fleming              1  15  16  0 0
    S Ramesh              retired hurt                             26  93  69  0 0
    R Dravid              c Gilchrist        b Lee                 14 160 109  0 0
    *SR Tendulkar         lbw                b Warne               52 162 122  4 0
    SC Ganguly                               b Blewett             17  57  39  2 0
    HH Kanitkar           lbw                b Fleming             45 102  78  6 0
    +MSK Prasad           c Warne            b ME Waugh            13  45  29  1 0
    AB Agarkar            c Blewett          b ME Waugh             0   1   1  0 0
    A Kumble              run out (SR Waugh/Fleming)               13  66  55  2 0
    J Srinath             c Warne            b Lee                  1   4   5  0 0
    BKV Prasad            not out                                   6  29  17  0 0
    Extras                (lb 4, nb 3)                              7
    Total                 (all out, 89.3 overs, 371 mins)         195
    
    FoW: 1-5 (Laxman, 3.5 ov), 2-72 (Dravid, 42.2 ov),
         3-110 (Ganguly, 55.5 ov), 4-133 (Tendulkar, 61.6 ov),
         5-162 (MSK Prasad, 72.3 ov), 6-162 (Agarkar, 72.4 ov),
         7-184 (Kanitkar, 81.1 ov), 8-185 (Srinath, 82.1 ov),
         9-195 (Kumble, 89.3 ov).
    
    Bowling                      O      M      R      W
    McGrath                     17      8     22      0 (1nb)
    Fleming                     21.3    7     46      2
    Warne                       26      7     63      1
    Lee                         19      6     31      2 (2nb)
    Blewett                      3      1     17      1
    ME Waugh                     3      0     12      2
    

    • 12th Men: MS Kasprowicz (Aus) and R Vijay Bharadwaj (Ind)

      Day 1

    • Rain forced the abandonment of the first session, an early lunch was taken
    • Rain 11am-2pm, 2pm start
    • Australia 50 in 78 mins
    • Slater/ME Waugh 3rd wicket partnership 50 in 66 mins
    • Tea: Australia 97/2 (Slater 49*, ME Waugh 23*, 28 ov)
    • Australia 100 in 141 mins
    • Slater 50 in 141 mins
    • Attendance: 49,082
    • Bad Light stopped play at 5:48pm

      Day 2

    • Australia 1st innings: 2nd new ball taken after 80 overs
    • Australia 150 in 222 mins
    • Australia 200 in 290 mins
    • Australia 250 in 330 mins
    • Lunch: Australia 5/277 (Ponting 34*, Gilchrist 47*, 81 ov)
    • Tea: Australia 332/5 (Ponting 59*, Gilchrist 77*, 93 ov)
    • Rain started at 1.59pm, restart at 3.30 pm
    • Bad Light stopped play at 4.07 pm
    • Rain forced the abandonment of the third session
    • Attendance: 26,885

      Day 3

    • Lunch: India 11/1 (Laxman 5*, Dravid 0*, 6 ov)
    • Tea: India 83/3 (Tendulkar 39*, Ganguly 20*, 35 ov)
    • Bad Light stopped play at 7.11 pm
    • Attendance: 23,127

      Day 4

    • Rain at 10.52 am delays start, 11.24 am restart
    • Bad Light 11.43am, 12.29 am restart
    • Lunch: Australia 25/1 (Blewett 9*, Langer 9*, 11 ov)
    • Tea: Australia 147/4 (ME Waugh 27*, SR Waugh 16*, 44 ov)
    • Attendance: 19,133

      Day 5

    • Rain at 10.49 am, restart at 10.54 am
    • S Ramesh retired hurt at 40/1 [26 ov] (sore thumb)
    • India 50 in 110 mins
    • India 100 in 228 mins
    • Lunch: India 110/3 (Tendulkar 48*, 55.5 ov)
    • Tendulkar 50 142 mins
    • India 150 in 286 mins
    • Tea: India 186/8 (Kumble 9*, BKV Prasad 1*, 85 ov)
    • Attendance: 16,327




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