VICTORY. India wins by eight wickets. The winning run came from Pujara's bat but not without some late drama! A dropped catch! Lyon found the edge of the bat and Wade couldn't complete the dismissal behind the stumps. The ball ended up soaring over Clarke's head at first slip. India 2-50, 11.3 overs
Tendulkar was tempted but he resisted the chance to swing wildly again ..... A dot ball. This time from the third delivery he faced. Victory will happen any moment now.
SIX AGAIN! Two balls, two massive hits over the boundary. The Little Master makes a huge immediate impact. Lyon hit for two sixes from consecutive balls. Sachin 12 runs from two balls. Magnificent. And only two more runs to win ....
SIX! Tendular clobbers Lyon with the first delivery he faces. Straight over the long-on boundary. Simply, he cracked that ball with the middle of the bat. The crowd goes nuts!
WICKET!! Sehwag edges Lyon to first slip. And it bigs a big smile to the spinner's face. Again, another important shot of confidence ahead of the second Test. It's rare to see Sehwag going out in that manner. India 2-36, 9.2 overs
Tendulkar's image is constantly being shown on the big screen and each time the crowd responds with a huge cheer. It will interesting to see what happens should the Indians lose another wicket. However that outcome doesn't seem likely. Sehwag and Pujara look very comfortable. India 1-36 (nine overs). Sehwag *19, Pujara 7*
Sehwag swings hard at a Pattinson delivery and the ball flies over the slips cordon for four. The countdown is on until the end now ... just 25 more runs needed. Aggressive batting from the Indian No.3. India 1-25, 4.4 overs
Match will be wrapped by the time you leave work. Don't worry. India has raced to within 17 runs of the victory mark after seven overs of their second innings. Plenty to ponder for the Australians ... none the least is the question of whether they can still fit in a round of golf today in Chennai. Just sayin'.
WICKET! Pattinson grabs a wicket. Vijay drives uppishly and Henriques takes a smart catch on the off-side. Nice to get at least one wicket as India chases a paltry figure. India 1-16 (three overs)
SIX! This may not take very long at all. Murali Vijay clobbers Lyon over the fence for six in just the second over of India's innings. The Australian spinner is working in tandem with James Pattinson, who conceded a boundary with his first ball. India 0-11
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ANALYSIS: Australia managed 241 from 93 overs in the second innings. It could have been a lot worse. Losing the opening Test by an innings would have disastrous. But the visitors can now aim to take a couple of wickets as India chases 50 for victory. It could make a world of difference for morale. After all - it's a four-Test series. They have another dilemma about selection, however.
WICKET!! It's only a matter of time now for India. They wrap up the Australian innings with Lyon's desperate quest to keep them at bay coming to an end. The No.11 prods forward as a delivery from Jadeja darts forward and he edges on to his pads before being caught by Vijay at short leg. India's will chase down a target of 50 runs for victory.
Runs are coming at a trickle. Henriques is showing plenty of faith in his partner, however, not knocking back a single when it should be taken. Australia's lead is edging, ever so slowly, towards the 50-run mark. Australia 9-237 (91 overs)
Ashwin starts the day with a maiden over. Lyon faces six deliveries and solidly defends each one. How long can the No.11 hold out? He's done so well so far. Australia 9-232, lead by 40 runs
Do we bother to ponder the unthinkable? No, not saving the Test. That won't happen. But a century on debut to Henriques? The debutant is 75 not out overnight, backing up from his knock of 68 in the first innings. Very impressive.
Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the fifth and final day of the first Test. In many ways it's a surprise to be in the chair today. Australia, unexpectedly, pushed the game into a fifth day after unbeaten stand of 57 between Moises Henriques and No.11 Nathan Lyon. The Aussie spinner contributed just eight runs to that partnership but, importantly, he hung around.