India in Australia, 2007/08
Australia vs India, 1st Test
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, December 26-30, 2007
Match Information
Umpires: Billy Bowden (NZ) & Mark Benson (Eng)
Third Umpire: Stephen Davis (Aus)
Match Referee: Mike Procter (SA)
Toss: Australia (Elected to bat)
Match Status: Australia won by 337 runs
Man of the Match: Matthew Hayden
India 2nd Innings | Australia 2nd Innings | India 1st Innings | Australia 1st Innings
Batting: India 2nd Innings
Batsmen India (161/10 in 74 ovs) Runs Balls 4's 6's SR
Rahul Dravid lbw b A Symonds 16 114 2 0 14.04
Wasim Jaffer c A Gilchrist b B Lee 15 40 2 0 37.50
VVS Laxman c M Clarke b S Clark 42 112 6 0 37.50
Sachin Tendulkar c A Gilchrist b B Lee 15 21 1 0 71.43
Saurav Ganguly lbw b B Hogg 40 78 5 0 51.28
Yuvraj Singh lbw b B Hogg 5 10 1 0 50.00
Mahendra Singh Dhoni (wk) c A Gilchrist b M Johnson 11 32 2 0 34.38
Anil Kumble (c) c A Gilchrist b M Johnson 8 21 1 0 38.10
Harbhajan Singh run out (M Hussey/B Hogg) 0 0 0 0 0.00
Zaheer Khan not out 0 2 0 0 0.00
Rudra Pratap Singh b M Johnson 2 20 0 0 10.00
Extras: b - 1, w - 0, nb - 6, lb - 0 7  
Total:(161 for 10 in 74 overs) 161 Run Rate: 2.18
Fall Of Wickets
1/26 (Wasim Jaffer, 15.3 ov.), 2/54 (Rahul Dravid, 34.3 ov.), 3/77 (Sachin Tendulkar, 41.3 ov.), 4/118 (VVS Laxman, 53.4 ov.), 5/125 (Yuvraj Singh, 56.2 ov.), 6/144 (Mahendra Singh Dhoni, 63.6 ov.), 7/157 (Anil Kumble, 69.6 ov.), 8/157 (Harbhajan Singh, 70.1 ov.), 9/157 (Saurav Ganguly, 70.3 ov.), 10/161 (Rudra Pratap Singh, 73.6 ov.)
Bowling: Australia
Bowler O M R W Nb Wd ER
Brett Lee 14 3 43 2 4 0 3.1
Mitchell Johnson 15 6 21 3 2 0 1.4
Stuart Clark 15 9 20 1 0 0 1.3
Brad Hogg 17 3 51 2 0 0 3.0
Andrew Symonds 13 5 25 1 0 0 1.9
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Batting: Australia 2nd Innings
Batsmen Australia (351/7 in 88 ovs) Runs Balls 4's 6's SR
Phil Jaques c & b A Kumble 51 103 5 0 49.51
Matthew Hayden c S Ganguly b H Singh 47 54 6 0 87.04
Ricky Ponting (c) c R Dravid b H Singh 3 7 0 0 42.86
Mike Hussey c S Tendulkar b RP Singh 36 84 0 0 42.86
Michael Clarke st M Dhoni b A Kumble 73 113 5 0 64.60
Andrew Symonds lbw b Z Khan 44 52 4 2 84.62
Adam Gilchrist (wk) c RP Singh b H Singh 35 59 4 0 59.32
Brad Hogg not out 35 50 1 2 70.00
Brett Lee not out 11 19 1 0 57.89
Mitchell Johnson            
Stuart Clark            
Extras: b - 0, w - 0, nb - 13, lb - 3 16  
Total:(351 for 7 in 88 overs) 351 Run Rate: 3.99
Fall Of Wickets
1/83 (Matthew Hayden, 18.5 ov.), 2/89 (Ricky Ponting, 20.2 ov.), 3/139 (Phil Jaques, 38.2 ov.), 4/161 (Mike Hussey, 45.1 ov.), 5/243 (Andrew Symonds, 61.5 ov.), 6/288 (Michael Clarke, 73.1 ov.), 7/316 (Adam Gilchrist, 80.4 ov.)
Bowling: India
Bowler O M R W Nb Wd ER
Zaheer Khan 20 2 93 1 12 0 4.6
Rudra Pratap Singh 16 1 50 1 0 0 3.1
Anil Kumble 25 2 102 2 0 0 4.1
Harbhajan Singh 26 0 101 3 0 0 3.9
Sachin Tendulkar 1 0 2 0 0 0 2.0
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Batting: India 1st Innings
Batsmen India (196/10 in 71.5 ovs) Runs Balls 4's 6's SR
Wasim Jaffer c A Gilchrist b B Lee 4 27 0 0 14.81
Rahul Dravid lbw b S Clark 5 66 0 0 7.58
VVS Laxman c R Ponting b B Lee 26 56 1 0 46.43
Sachin Tendulkar b S Clark 62 77 7 1 80.52
Saurav Ganguly b B Hogg 43 79 1 1 54.43
Yuvraj Singh c A Gilchrist b S Clark 0 11 0 0 0.00
Mahendra Singh Dhoni (wk) lbw b S Clark 0 2 0 0 0.00
Anil Kumble (c) c A Gilchrist b B Lee 27 76 4 0 35.53
Harbhajan Singh c M Clarke b B Hogg 2 24 0 0 8.33
Zaheer Khan c A Gilchrist b B Lee 11 14 2 0 78.57
Rudra Pratap Singh not out 2 6 0 0 33.33
Extras: b - 4, w - 0, nb - 7, lb - 3 14  
Total:(196 for 10 in 71.5 overs) 196 Run Rate: 2.73
Fall Of Wickets
1/4 (Wasim Jaffer, 8.3 ov.), 2/31 (Rahul Dravid, 21.4 ov.), 3/55 (VVS Laxman, 30.1 ov.), 4/120 (Sachin Tendulkar, 45.1 ov.), 5/122 (Yuvraj Singh, 47.4 ov.), 6/122 (Mahendra Singh Dhoni, 47.6 ov.), 7/166 (Saurav Ganguly, 60.1 ov.), 8/173 (Harbhajan Singh, 66.6 ov.), 9/192 (Anil Kumble, 69.6 ov.), 10/196 (Zaheer Khan, 71.5 ov.)
Bowling: Australia
Bowler O M R W Nb Wd ER
Brett Lee 19.5 6 46 4 6 0 2.3
Mitchell Johnson 13 5 25 0 1 0 1.9
Andrew Symonds 3 1 8 0 0 0 2.7
Stuart Clark 15 4 28 4 0 0 1.9
Brad Hogg 21 3 82 2 0 0 3.9
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Batting: Australia 1st Innings
Batsmen Australia (343/10 in 92.4 ovs) Runs Balls 4's 6's SR
Matthew Hayden c R Dravid b Z Khan 124 183 9 0 67.76
Phil Jaques st M Dhoni b A Kumble 66 108 8 0 61.11
Ricky Ponting (c) b Z Khan 4 13 0 0 30.77
Mike Hussey lbw b A Kumble 2 3 0 0 66.67
Michael Clarke c VVS Laxman b RP Singh 20 60 0 0 33.33
Andrew Symonds c (sub)D Karthik b A Kumble 35 42 5 0 83.33
Adam Gilchrist (wk) c S Tendulkar b A Kumble 23 42 1 0 54.76
Brad Hogg c R Dravid b Z Khan 17 44 0 0 38.64
Brett Lee lbw b A Kumble 0 12 0 0 0.00
Mitchell Johnson not out 15 35 1 1 42.86
Stuart Clark c H Singh b Z Khan 21 23 3 0 91.30
Extras: b - 0, w - 2, nb - 9, lb - 5 16  
Total:(343 for 10 in 92.4 overs) 343 Run Rate: 3.70
Fall Of Wickets
1/135 (Phil Jaques, 33.4 ov.), 2/162 (Ricky Ponting, 38.5 ov.), 3/165 (Mike Hussey, 39.3 ov.), 4/225 (Michael Clarke, 59.1 ov.), 5/241 (Matthew Hayden, 62.2 ov.), 6/281 (Andrew Symonds, 71.4 ov.), 7/288 (Adam Gilchrist, 75.3 ov.), 8/294 (Brett Lee, 79.2 ov.), 9/312 (Brad Hogg, 86.1 ov.), 10/343 (Stuart Clark, 92.4 ov.)
Bowling: India
Bowler O M R W Nb Wd ER
Zaheer Khan 23.4 1 94 4 8 1 4.0
Rudra Pratap Singh 20 3 82 1 0 1 4.1
Harbhajan Singh 20 3 61 0 0 0 3.0
Saurav Ganguly 3 1 15 0 1 0 5.0
Anil Kumble 25 4 84 5 0 0 3.4
Sachin Tendulkar 1 0 2 0 0 0 2.0
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The Teams
Australia: Matthew Hayden , Phil Jaques , Ricky Ponting (c) , Michael Clarke , Mike Hussey , Andrew Symonds , Adam Gilchrist (w) , Brett Lee , Mitchell Johnson , Stuart Clark , Brad Hogg , Shaun Tait (sub)

India: Wasim Jaffer , Rahul Dravid , VVS Laxman , Sachin Tendulkar , Saurav Ganguly , Yuvraj Singh , Mahendra Singh Dhoni (w) , Anil Kumble (c) , Harbhajan Singh , Zaheer Khan , Rudra Pratap Singh , Dinesh Karthik (sub) , Irfan Pathan (sub) , Ishant Sharma (sub) , Pankaj Singh (sub) , Virender Sehwag (sub)

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