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Australian cricket team in India in 2010–11

Australian cricket team in India in 2010
India
Australia
Dates 1 October 2010 – 24 October 2010
Captains Mahendra Singh Dhoni Ricky Ponting (Tests)
Michael Clarke (ODIs)
Test series
Result India won the 2-match series 2–0
Most runs Sachin Tendulkar (403) Shane Watson (271)
Most wickets Zaheer Khan (12) Mitchell Johnson (8)
Player of the series Sachin Tendulkar (Ind)
One Day International series
Result India won the 3-match series 1–0
Most runs Virat Kohli (118) Michael Clarke (111)
Most wickets Clint McKay (3) Ashish Nehra (2)
Player of the series Virat Kohli (Ind)

The Australian cricket team toured India, played three One Day Internationals and two Test matches between 1 and 24 October 2010.[1]

Contents

  • Squads 1
  • Tour Match 2
  • Test Series 3
    • 1st Test 3.1
    • 2nd Test 3.2
  • ODI series 4
    • 1st ODI 4.1
    • 2nd ODI 4.2
    • 3rd ODI 4.3
  • Media coverage 5
    • Television 5.1
  • References 6

Squads

Test squads ODI squads
India [2]  Australia[3] India  Australia [4]

Tour Match

25–27 September
Scorecard
v
505/8d (144.3 overs)
Marcus North 124 (128)
Pragyan Ojha 3/67 [33.3]
177 (45.5 overs)
Piyush Chawla 82 (102)
Ben Hilfenhaus 5/47 [12]
187/6d (41 overs)
Shane Watson 104* (121)
Piyush Chawla 3/64 [15]
174/0 (36 overs)
Ajinkya Rahane 113* (111)
Ben Hilfenhaus 0/24 [6]
Match drawn
Sector 16 Stadium, Chandigarh
Umpires: Sudhir Asnani (Ind) and Sanjay Hazare (Ind)
  • Australians won the toss and elected to bat.

Test Series

1st Test

1–5 October
Scorecard
v
 India
428 (151.4 overs)
Shane Watson 126 (338)
Zaheer Khan 5/94 (30 overs)
405 (108.1 overs)
Sachin Tendulkar 98 (189)
Mitchell Johnson 5/64 (20 overs)
192 (60.5 overs)
Shane Watson 56 (59)
Ishant Sharma 3/34 (9 overs)
216/9 (58.4 overs)
VVS Laxman 73* (79)
Ben Hilfenhaus 4/57 (19 overs)
India won by 1 wicket
PCA Stadium, Mohali, Chandigarh
Umpires: Billy Bowden (NZ) and Ian Gould (Eng)
Player of the match: Zaheer Khan (Ind)
  • Australia won the toss and elected to bat.
  • This was the first occasion ever where India won a Test match by 1 wicket

2nd Test

9–13 October
Scorecard
v
 India
478 (141 overs)
Marcus North 128 (240)
Harbhajan Singh 4/148 (43 overs)
495 (144.5 overs)
Sachin Tendulkar 214 (363)
Mitchell Johnson 3/105 (28 overs)
223 (75.2 overs)
Ricky Ponting 72 (117)
Zaheer Khan 3/41 (11.2 overs)
207/3 (45 overs)
Cheteshwar Pujara 72 (89)
Shane Watson 1/20 (5 overs)
India won by 7 wickets
M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
Umpires: Billy Bowden (NZ) and Ian Gould (Eng)
Player of the match: Sachin Tendulkar (Ind)
  • Australia won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Bad light ended play early on day 1
  • The tenth time in a row India lost the toss (the most by any team)
  • During the first innings, Ricky Ponting became the highest Australian run scorer in Test matches against India
  • Sachin Tendulkar went past 14,000 runs in this Test match
  • Test debuts: Peter George (Aus)

ODI series

1st ODI

17 October 2010
Scorecard
v
 India
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
Nehru Stadium, Kochi
Umpires: Billy Bowden (NZ) and Amiesh Saheba (Ind)

2nd ODI

20 October 2010
Scorecard
Australia 
289/3 (50 overs)
v
 India
292/5 (48.5 overs)
Michael Clarke 111* (139)
Ashish Nehra 2/57 (10 overs)
Virat Kohli 118 (121)
Clint McKay 3/55 (10 overs)
India won by 5 wickets
Dr. Y.S. Rajashekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam
Umpires: Billy Bowden (NZ) and Shavir Tarapore (Ind)
Player of the match: Virat Kohli (Ind)

3rd ODI

24 October 2010
Scorecard
v
 India
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
Nehru Stadium, Fatorda, Margao
Umpires: Billy Bowden (NZ) and Amiesh Saheba (Ind)

Media coverage

Television

References

  1. ^ "Australia agree to India Test proposal". cricinfo.com. 24 June 2010. Archived from the original on 29 July 2010. Retrieved 16 July 2010. 
  2. ^ "Yuvraj Singh dropped, Cheteshwar Pujara gets maiden call-up". ESPNcricinfo staff. 20 September 2010. Archived from the original on 23 September 2010. Retrieved 21 September 2010. 
  3. ^ "Opener Phil Hughes joins young quicks in Ricky Ponting's Australia squad". Fox Sports Staff Writers. 2 September 2010. Retrieved 2 September 2010. 
  4. ^ "Australia in India ODI series, 2010/11". cricinfo staff. 5 October 2010. Archived from the original on 10 October 2010. Retrieved 10 October 2010. 
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