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In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy

February 12, 2013, 7:59 pm
  • In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy
  • A spirited India clinched the 2000-01 Border-Gavaskar Trophy in a nail-biting finish in Chennai. But before that, the series had unfolded in contrasting manner. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy
  • The series began in Mumbai with both teams observe a minute's silence for the death of Sir Donald Bradman. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy
  • Shane Warne took four wickets as Australia bowled India out for 176 in 73.1 overs on the first day at the Wankhede Stadium. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy
  • Sachin Tendulkar waged a lone battle with 76 off 114 balls; the next highest score was Nayan Mongia's unbeaten 26. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy
  • Matthew Hayden led from the front with his second Test century (119) as Australia overtook India's poor total on day two. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy
  • The Man-of-the-Match Adam Gilchrist slammed a brutal century off 84 balls to power Australia to 349, a lead of 173. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy
  • This Test saw the ugly incident between Michael Slater, Rahul Dravid and umpire S Venkatraghavan after the Australian opener claimed he took a catch off Dravid. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy
  • Australia wrapped up the match on day three to take a 1-0 lead in the series heading to Kolkata. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy
  • Hayden continued his good form at Eden Gardens but missed a century by three runs as Australia finished day one at 291 for 8. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy
  • Ganguly's declaration with a lead of 383 set Australia 75 overs to bat out a draw; Harbhajan had other ideas and took six wickets to bowl India to an epic win. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy
  • Resuming day two on 29, Australian captain Steve Waugh played a superb innings of 110 out of his team's first-innings 445. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy
  • Glenn McGrath took 4 for 18 in 11 overs as Australia bowled India out for 171 and promptly enforced the follow on with the hosts 274 runs behind. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy
  • What followed was stirring stuff. VVS Laxman, who batted for 59 not out in the first innings, was promoted to No. 3 and finished day three not out on 109 as India stayed alive. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy
  • Laxman and Dravid batted the entire fourth day, when they added 335 in 90 overs. Their stand of 376 broke a series of records and took India to 589 for 4. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy
  • Laxman batted his way to a marathon 281, the highest Test score by an Indian; his innings changed the tone of the match. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy
  • Harbhajan Singh produced figures of 7 for 123 on day one, which included the first hat-trick by an Indian in Tests; his victims were Ricky Ponting, Gilchrist and Warne. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy
  • Tendulkar too played a big role with the ball on day five, taking three wickets as Australia were bowled out for 212 and India leveled the series in unforgettable manner. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy
  • Hayden continued his impressive form with a sweep-filled maiden double-century during Australia's first-innings total of 391 in the deciding Chennai Test. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy
  • Harbhajan collected 7 for 133 in Australia's first innings to keep the tourists to a manageable total. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy
  • In India's reply, Tendulkar scored a superb 126 and put on 169 with Dravid as India managed a lead of 110. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy
  • Mark Waugh scored 57 while adding 100 with Justin Langer and brother Steve as Australia battled into the fifth day on 241 for 7. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy
  • Harbhajan took the last six Australian wickets for 15 runs in 17.1 overs to finish with a career-best 8 for 84; that set India a target of 155. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy
  • Australia chipped away at India's batting and recued the hosts to 135 for 7, raising hopes of a famous series-clinching victory late on day five. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy
  • India lost their eighth wicket at 151 but Sameer Dighe and Harbhajan kept their nerves to seal a thrilling two-wicket win that gave India the series. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy
  • Sourav Ganguly led his troops exemplarily as India clinched the Border-Gavaskar Trophy after a close finish in Chennai. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy
  • In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy
  • In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy
  • In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy
  • In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy
  • In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy
  • In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy
  • In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy
  • In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy
  • In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy
  • In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy
  • In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy
  • In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy
  • In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy
  • In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy
  • In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy
  • In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy
  • In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy
  • In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy
  • In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy
  • In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy
  • In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy
  • In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy
  • In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy
  • In pics: Rewind to the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy