India Test Record at Sydney

During their first series against Australia, India played the second test of the series and earned a draw in the rain-curtailed low scoring game. Overall India has played 10 test matches at the Sydney Cricket Ground (before 2014) and can consider it as their luckiest ground in Australia losing only 5, drawing 4 and winning one. Check the records of India’s 10 tests at SCG.

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Test Results
First Test, 1947, Draw

    Captains: Bradman (Aus), Lala Amarnath (Ind)
    Scorecard Ind 188 & 61/7, Aus 107
    High Score: Phadkar 51 (on debut)
    Best Bowling: 4/29 Vijay Hazare
    Records:
    Australia were bowled out for their lowest score at SCG.

Second Test, 1968, Aus won by 144 runs

    Captains: Lawry (Aus), Nawab of Pataudi jr. (Ind)
    Scorecard: Ind 268 & 197, Aus 317 & 292
    High Scores:
    Cowper 165, Lawry 66 & 52, Sheahan 72, Walters 94, Abid Ali 78 & 81, Nawab of Pataudi jr. 51,
    Best Bowling:
    5/59 Simpson (8/97)
    100+ Partnerships:
    111 1st Lawry & Cowper

Third Test, 1978, Ind won by an innings & 2 runs

    Captains: Simpson (Aus), Bedi (Ind)
    Scorecard: Ind 396 , Aus 131 & 263
    High Scores: Viswanath 79, Ghavri 64, Cosier 68, Toohey 85
    100+ Partnerships:
    125 4th Viswanath & Vengasarkar
    Records:
    First time India won 2 tests in a series abroad

4th Test, 1981, Aus won by an innings & 4 runs

    Captains: Greg Chappell (Aus), Gavaskar (Ind)
    MOM: Greg Chappell (Aus)
    Scorecard: Ind 201 & 201, Aus 406
    High Scores: Greg Chappell 204, Sandeep Patil 65, Walters 67
    Best Bowling:
    5/97 Kapil
    5/107 Ghavri
    100+ Partnerships:
    172 5th Greg Chappell & Walters
    125 4th Viswanath & Vengasarkar
    Records:
    Chappell became first batsman to score double century at SCG in Ind-Aus series.

Fifth Test, 1986, Draw

    Captains: Border (Aus), Kapil Dev (Ind)
    MOM: Srikkanth (Ind)
    Scorecard: Ind 600/4d , Aus 396 & 119/6
    High Scores: Gavaskar 172, Srikkanth 116, Mohinder Amarnath 138, Boon 131, Azharuddin 59*, Geoff Marsh 92, Border 71
    Best Bowling:
    5/99 NS Yadav (8/118)
    100+ Partnerships:
    191 1st Gavaskar & Srikkanth
    224 2nd Gavaskar & Amarnath
    217 1st Boon & Marsh
    Records:
    India amassed its highest total against Australia.
    Three Indians hit centuries in same innings.
    NS Yadav became first Indian bowler to grab 5-wkt at SCG.

Sixth Test, 1992, Draw

    Captains: Border (Aus), Azharuddin (Ind)
    MOM: Shastri (Ind)
    Scorecard: Aus 313 & 173/8, Ind 483
    High Scores: Boon 129*, Shastri 206, Tendulkar 148*, Mark Taylor 56, Vengasarkar 54, Border 53*
    Best Bowling:
    4/45 Shastri
    100+ Partnerships:
    111 3rd Shastri & Vengasarkar
    196 4th Shastri & Tendulkar
    Records:
    Shastri became first Indian player to score double century at SCG.

7th Test, 2000, Aus won by an innings & 141 runs

    Captains: Steve Waugh (Aus), Tendulkar (Ind)
    MOM: McGrath
    Scorecard: Ind 150 & 261, Aus 552/5d
    High Scores: Langer 223, Ponting 141*, Laxman 167, Steve Waugh 57
    Best Bowling:
    5/48 & 5/55 McGrath
    100+ Partnerships:
    121 4th Langer & Steve Waugh
    190 5th Langer & Ponting
    105* 6th Ponting & Gilchrist
    Records:
    McGrath with 10/103 became the first bowler to grab 10-wkts in Ind-Aus test at SCG.

8th Test, 2004, Draw

    Captains: Steve Waugh (Aus), Ganguly (Ind)
    MOM: Tendulkar (Ind)
    Scorecard: Ind 705/7d & 211/2d, Aus 474 & 357/6
    High Scores: Tendulkar 241* & 60*, Laxman 178, Langer 117, Katich 125 & 77*, Sehwag 72, Parthiv Patel 62, Hayden 67, Dravid 91
    Best Bowling:
    8/141 Kumble (12/179)
    100+ Partnerships:
    123 1st Aakash Chopra & Sehwag
    353 4th Sachin & LAxman
    101 6th Sachin & Parthiv
    147 1st Langer & Hayden
    117 8th Katich & Gillespie
    138* 2nd Dravid & Sachin
    142 5th Steve Waugh & Gilchrist
    Records:
    India registered their highest total against Australia.
    Sachin registered his highest test score, and 2nd century at SCG.
    Laxman scored 2nd century at SCG.
    Kumble produced the best wicket taking spell at SCG by an Indian taking 12 wickets.

9th Test, 2008, Aus won by 122 runs

    Captains: Ponting (Aus), Kumble (Ind)
    MOM: Symonds
    Scorecard: Aus 463 & 401/7d, Ind 532 & 210
    Centuries: Symonds 162 & 61, Laxman 109, Tendulkar 154*, Hayden 123, Hussey 145*, Ponting 55, Hogg 79, Brett Lee 59, Dravid 53, Ganguly 67 & 51, Harbhajan 63
    Best Bowling:
    8/254 Kumble (In test)
    5/119 Lee
    100+ Partnerships:
    173 7th Symonds & Hogg
    114 8th Symonds & Lee
    175 3rd Dravid & Laxman
    108 4th Tendulkar & Ganguly
    129 8th Tendulkar & Harbhajan
    160 3rd Hayden & Hussey
    128 5th Hussey & Symonds
    Records:

10th Test, 2012
Result

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