Australia vs India Test Match – 2001 – Kolkata Test- A Match to remember

The second Test at Eden Gardens, Kolkata, in 2001 is regarded as the most exciting matches of all time.

Australia posted a big total of 445, with Matthew Hayden making 97 and Steve Waugh 110

Then Australia’s bowling attack lead by Glenn McGrath and jason Gillespie restricted the home side for 171.

The follow-on was enforced on India and team in real danger of going 2-0 down in the series and losing the series

But then VVS Laxman and Rahul Dravid has other ideas and together they put 376-run stand for the fifth wicket as India made 657 for 7 before declaring.

Australia were left with a victory target of 384, but six wickets from Harbhajan Singh steered India to an unlikely 171-run win.