Aus Vs India First Day of First Test: Scorecard and Match Facts

Mohali, India: Playing in one of the favorite ground for India, Australia won the toss and stayed alive till stumps to score 224 for 5, with Watson scoring another century.

Match Facts
Toss: Australia
Captains: Ponting (Aus) and Dhoni (Ind)
Indian Team: V Sehwag, G Gambhir, R Dravid, SR Tendulkar, VVS Laxman, SK Raina, MS Dhoni*†, Harbhajan Singh, I Sharma, Z Khan, PP Ojha
Aus Team: Ponting, Watson, Katich, Clark, Hussey, North, Paine, Hauritz, MG Johnson, BW Hilfenhaus, DE Bollinger
Result: TBD
100: 101* Watson
50s: Ponting 71
100 plus partnership: 141 run for 2nd wkt Watson and Ponting
3 wkts or more: Zaheer Khan

Australia 1st innings

    Watson not out 101 runs (279 balls, 8 fours)
    Katich lbw b Khan 6 runs
    Ponting* run out (Raina) 71 runs (124 balls, 10 fours)
    Clarke c Dravid b Harbhajan Singh 14 runs
    Michael Hussey lbw b Khan 17 runs (76 balls)
    North b Khan 0 (6 balls)
    Paine† not out 1 run
    Extras (lb 4, nb 10) 14
    Total (5 wickets; 90 overs) 224 (2.48 runs per over)

Fall of Wickets
1-13 (Katich, 4.2 ov), 2-154 (Ponting, 41.4 ov), 3-172 (Clarke, 53.6 ov), 4-218 (Hussey, 82.3 ov), 5-222 (North, 84.3 ov)


    Zaheer Khan 16 ovrs 4 maiden 45/3
    Ishant 7.4 overs 1 maiden 49/0
    Harbhajan 29 overs 6 maiden 69/1
    Ojha 31 overs 12 maiden 39/0
    Sehwag 6.2 overs 18/0

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