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December 08, 2003

India managed to do what many felt was beyond them and drew the first Test against Australia at Brisbane. Not just that, the Indians held the upper hand for the most part.

Australian captain Steve Waugh said the match was 50-50. Does that mean India has gained the psychological advantage, considering that many expected the Aussies to just sweep India aside?

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Number of User Comments: 64




Sub: Moral Victory

Playing the first test of a series against the world champions at their home ground, and scoring more in the first innings (which has happened ...


Posted by indrajit





Sub: encouraging!

Hi! I think it was an encouraging performance by India, especially with the bat. I have not seen Indian batsmen playing so positively down under ...


Posted by ramesh





Sub: It was victory for indians

Yweah obviously........ what a play....whole team huddling after everry dismissal signals memoreis of world cup... this team s different... and it has shown...how many visiting ...


Posted by sam





Sub: Moral Victory for India??

There can never be any thing called 'moral victory' in australia. Its true that the Indians played good cricket. But it should also be noted ...


Posted by Sai Sudhir A





Sub: Moral Victory for India

I strongly feel that India have done a too good Job abroad. After so many critics they have managed to seal the horses mouth. Just ...


Posted by Mahesh




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