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Last Updated: Sunday, 6 January 2008, 08:30 GMT
Australia v India photos

RP Singh

Day 1: India start brilliantly, with RP Singh collecting four scalps as Australia suffer a collapse to go to 134-6

Ishant Sharma

Ishant Sharma, in for Zaheer Khan, is cruelly denied the wicket of Andrew Symonds as the wheel of fortune turns

Andrew Symonds

Handed a life by umpire Steve Bucknor on 30, Symonds plays some gorgeous shots and ends the day on 137 not out

Brett Lee & Andrew Symonds

Day 2: Australia resume on 376-7 with Symonds and Brett Lee taking their stand to 114 in easy conditions

Anil Kumble

Three wickets for Anil Kumble finally bring the innings to an end, but not before Australia have amassed 463

VVS Laxman

But a fine century from VVS Laxman, his third in Sydney Tests, is the guiding force as India reach 216-3 at stumps

Australia's Brad Hogg celebrates

Day 3: India lose Sourav Ganguly to the spin of Brad Hogg for 67 with India 293-4 in the morning session

Brett Lee removes Anil Kumble

Brett Lee is in fine form as he removes Yuvraj Singh, Mahendra Dhoni and Anil Kumble as India slip to 345-7

Sachin Tendulkar celebrates his hundred

Sachin Tendulkar scores a superb 154 not out, supported by Harbhajan Singh as India are dismissed for 532, a 69-run lead

Harbajan Singh and Ishant Sharma

Day 4: With Australia edging into the lead, Harbhajan Singh removes Ricky Ponting cheaply and celebrates wildly

Matthew Hayden

But Matthew Hayden's immaculate century gives Australia some breathing space as they try to force a win

Andrew Symonds, Harbhajan Singh

The hearing into alleged racist abuse by Harbhajan Singh on Andrew Symonds is put back until the end of the match

Michael Hussey

Day 5: Michael Hussey hits 145 before Australia declare and set India 333 to win in just over two sessions

Adam Gilchrist

Adam Gilchrist is overjoyed as Sachin Tendulkar is bowled off the inside edge, India seemingly sliding towards defeat

R Ponting

The final day is not without controversy, Ponting assisting the umpires by raising his own finger to give Sourav Ganguly out

Michael Clarke

India fight back, but Michael Clarke's three wickets in the second last over wins a thriller for the Aussies

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