Australian cricket team in India in 2007

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Australian cricket team in India in 2007
Teams
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Australia
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India
Dates 29 September – 20 October 2007
Captains Ricky Ponting Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Number of ODIs 7
ODIs won 4 2
Most runs (ODIs) Andrew Symonds (365) Sachin Tendulkar (278)
Most wickets (ODIs) Mitchell Johnson (14) Shanthakumaran Sreesanth (9)
Number of Twenty20s 1
Twenty20 series 0 1
Most runs (Twenty20s) Ricky Ponting (76 runs) Gautam Gambhir (63 runs)
Most wickets (Twenty20s) Michael Clarke (1 wicket) Irfan Pathan (2 wickets)

The Australian cricket team toured India from 29 September to 20 October 2007. Seven ODIs from 29 September to 17 October were played. The series also included a Twenty20 International match played on 20 October, at Mumbai. Australia won the ODI series 4-2, India won the Twenty20 match.

Squads[edit]

ODI squads Twenty20 squads
 India  Australia  India  Australia
Mahendra Singh Dhoni (c) & (wk) Ricky Ponting (c) Mahendra Singh Dhoni (c) & (wk) Ricky Ponting (c)
Piyush Chawla Adam Gilchrist Ajit Agarkar Adam Gilchrist (wk)
Rahul Dravid Nathan Bracken Gautam Gambhir Nathan Bracken
Gautam Gambhir Stuart Clark Harbhajan Singh Stuart Clark
Sourav Ganguly Michael Clarke Joginder Sharma Michael Clarke
Harbhajan Singh Brad Haddin Dinesh Karthik Brad Haddin
Dinesh Karthik Matthew Hayden Irfan Pathan Matthew Hayden
Murali Kartik Ben Hilfenhaus Yusuf Pathan Ben Hilfenhaus
Zaheer Khan Brad Hodge Virender Sehwag Brad Hodge
Irfan Pathan Brad Hogg Rohit Sharma Brad Hogg
Ramesh Powar James Hopes R. P. Singh James Hopes
R. P. Singh Mitchell Johnson S. Sreesanth Mitchell Johnson
S. Sreesanth Brett Lee Robin Uthappa Brett Lee
Sachin Tendulkar Andrew Symonds Yuvraj Singh Andrew Symonds
Robin Uthappa Adam Voges
Yuvraj Singh
Source: Cricinfo.com.
Published: 18 September 2007.
Source: Cricinfo.com.
Published: 24 September 2007.
Source: Cricinfo.com.
Published: 20 October 2007.
Source: Cricinfo.com.
Published: 19 October 2007.

ODI series[edit]

1st ODI[edit]

29 September
(scorecard)
Australia 
307/7
v
 India
9/1
Michael Clarke 130 (132)
Sreesanth 3/55 (10 overs)
Gautam Gambhir 4* (10)
Mitchell Johnson 1/1 (1 over)
  • Match abandoned due to rain

Australia won the toss and chose to bat.

They were 90/4 at one stage, but Brad Haddin and Michael Clarke built a 144 run partnership to take Australia to 307/7

2nd ODI[edit]

2 October
(scorecard)
Australia 
306/6
v
 India
222/10
Brad Haddin 87* (69)
Sreesanth 3/67 (9 overs)
MS Dhoni 58 (78)
Brad Hogg 3/40 (9.3 overs)
 Australia won by 84 runs
Nehru Stadium, Kochi, India
Umpires: Steve Bucknor (WIN) and Suresh Shastri (IND)
Player of the match: Brad Haddin

3rd ODI[edit]

5 October
(scorecard)
Australia 
290/7
v
 India
243/10
Andrew Symonds 89 (67)
Irfan Pathan 2/57 (10 overs)
Yuvraj Singh 121 (115)
Brett Lee 3/37 (8 overs)

4th ODI[edit]

8 October
(scorecard)
India 
291/4
v
 Australia
283/7
Sachin Tendulkar 79 (119)
James Hopes 2/43 (9 overs)
Matthew Hayden 92 (92)
Harbhajan Singh 2/43 (10 overs)
 India won by 8 runs
Sector 16 Stadium, Chandigarh, India
Umpires: Steve Bucknor (WIN) and Suresh Shastri (IND)
Player of the match: Mahendra Singh Dhoni

5th ODI[edit]

11 October
(Scorecard)
India 
148/10
v
 Australia
149/1
Sachin Tendulkar 47 (74)
Mitchell Johnson 5/26 (10 Overs)
Adam Gilchrist 79* (77)
R. P. Singh 1/15 (2 Overs)
 Australia won by 9 wickets
IPCL Sports Complex Ground, Vadodara, India
Umpires: Aleem Dar (PAK) and Amiesh Saheba (IND)
Player of the match: Mitchell Johnson

6th ODI[edit]

14 October
(Scorecard)
Australia 
317/8
v
 India
299/7
Andrew Symonds 107 * (88)
Zaheer Khan 2/62 (10 overs)
Sourav Ganguly 86 (111)
Brad Hogg 4/49 (10 overs)
 Australia won by 18 runs
Vidharba Cricket Association Ground, Nagpur, India
Umpires: Aleem Dar (PAK) and Amiesh Saheba (IND)
Player of the match: Andrew Symonds

7th ODI[edit]

17 October
(scorecard)
Australia 
193
v
 India
195/8
Ricky Ponting 57 (78)
Murali Kartik 6/27 (10 overs)
Robin Uthappa 47 (59)
Mitchell Johnson 3/30 (10 overs)
 India won by 2 wickets
Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai, India
Umpires: Aleem Dar (PAK) and Amiesh Saheba (IND)
Player of the match: Murali Kartik

Murali Karthik took 6 wickets to blow Australia away for just 193, after they got to a good start. India faltered at the start of their reply and fell to 64/6. Robin Uthappa scored 47 but was dismissed LBW to Michael Clarke. In the end, Zaheer Khan and Murali Karthik held their nerves to guide India to victory.

Twenty20 Match[edit]

20 October
(scorecard)
Australia 
166/5
v
India 
167/3
Ricky Ponting 76 (53)
Irfan Pathan 2/34 (4 overs)
Gautam Gambhir 63 (52)
Michael Clarke 1/14 (2 overs)
 India won by 7 wickets
Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai, India
Umpires: Amiesh Saheba (IND) and Suresh Shastri (IND)
Player of the match: Gautam Gambhir

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