Tuesday, October 5, 2010

India vs Australia First Test Match: India Defeats Australia

India won the first test match against Australia in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy at Mohali by one wicket. Zaheer Khan received Man of the match award for his eight wickets haul.

In this match, Sachin Tendulkar passed 1000 Test runs in a calendar year for the sixth time in his entire career.

VVS Laxman (73) give the historic victory to India with the help of tail enders, Ishant Sharma(31) and Pragyan Ojha and stayed as a not out batsman.

After the match Dhoni said, "This is one of the best matches I've played, this game was full of emotions."

He added, "We lost Ishant in the first innings, which meant we had to field just 3 bowlers. The bowlers did superbly to peg them back in the 2nd innings, we could have got the lead but we couldn't. Ishant showed a lot of character and VVS was very special always"

Pointing said, "This was one of the most exciting Test matches I've been a part of, full credit for India for the way they played."

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