Australia's cricket team has scored 337-9 at stumps on the first day of its first test against India in Melbourne.

Matthew Hayden scored his 28th test century in the match, making 124 before being caught out by Sourav Ganguly.

The century was Hayden's 19th in Australia, surpassing countrymen Donald Bradman and Ricky Ponting, who have 18 each.

But India's bowlers put a damper on Australia's lineup with Anil Kumble 5-84. Zaheer Khan was 3-93 for India.

The test is being played on the Melbourne Cricket Ground in front of more than 65,000 fans. Police say that 110 persons were ejected from the grounds Wednesday, most for throwing objects in the air. Twelve people were arrested.

Some information for this report was provided by AFP, AP and Reuters.