April 6, 2001
V. Laxman stood like a pillar for the second time between an Australian victory and defeat, but this time gritty performance from Michael Bevan ensured them victory to clinch the ODI series.
For dreamteam captains who owned Laxman it was a rewarding day, he was up by $201 today and whopping 49% for the series. Bevan's match winning performance of 87 runs earned him $112 dreamcricket fantasy dollars. Adam Gilchrist was the highest gainer for the day adding $221 to his total.
Saurav Ganguly ended the season on a high note with a gain of $119 and the little master again displayed his talent with the ball today, taking three wickets to gain $97.
Hero of the test series Harbhajan Singh, could not spell his magic spin in the last match, going wicket less and losing $10. Other notable spinner Shane Warne's ODI series ended with the same fate.
With the curtain falling on the Australian tour to India, this was a
fitting farewell to one of the most exciting series in a long time.
April 3, 2001
Aussies came back with vengeance to square the series and give themselves a
chance to avenge the test series loss.
Helping their cause was Mathew Hayden and Ricky Pointing scoring centuries each, which laid foundation
for a huge total. Hayden moved up by $231 and Pointing added $201 to hisvalue.
Marchy 30, 2001
Sachin Tendulkar came out firing to set a formidable task for Australia
to achieve and the visitors crumpled to hand an easy to victory to the
Indians. Finally, in this series Tendulkar lived up to his marquee prize tag
adding $259 to his value and giving his dreamteam captains a reason to hold on
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