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  • 2011/12 Vodafone Test Series

    Australia vs India - 4th Test

    January 24, 2012, 11:00AM AET Adelaide Oval, Adelaide

    Match Status: Day 5 - Completed
    Australia won by 298 runs

  • India All Out 201 (69.4) & 272 (95.1)
  • Australia 5/ 167 (46.0) (dec) & 604 (157.0) (dec)
  • Australia won the toss and elected to bat
  • Graph
  • Current Run Rate: 2.89
BatsmenRB4s6sS/R
UT Yadav*111009.09
R Ashwin15311048.39
This Partnership:8 Runs From 20 Balls (R/R: 2.40)

BowlersOMRWEcon
NM Lyon*21.446342.91
BW Hilfenhaus11.023513.18

Last 5 overs:
Latest Commentary (View More)

70th Over
Thanks for your company over the last 5 days, bye for now
Michael Clarke takes the Man of the Series for his triple hundred in Sydney and double hundred here in Adelaide. He captained well and lead from the front, a truly deserved award
Official crowd numbers are in with another 9933 turning up today to push the total crowd to an Adelaide Oval record of 103,573
Man of the Match goes to Peter Siddle for his 5 wickets in the first innings on a very friendly batting wicket
A number of good performances from the Aussies this match with double hundreds for Ponting and Clarke and, 5 wickets in the first innings for Peter Siddle and Nathan Lyon taking 4 big wickets here in the second dig
Australia have dominated this match and the series. A sensational effort from just about everyone in the team.
Over 69.4: Lyon to Yadav, no run, OUT, there it is 4-0 to Australia. forward defence finds the edge through to Haddin and Lyon is estatic
Over 69.3: Lyon to Yadav, no run, driven back to the bowler
Over 69.2: Lyon to Yadav, no run, attempts to flick to mid wicket but it takes the outside edge to cover on the bounce
Over 69.1: Lyon to Yadav, no run, pushed away onto the off side
69th Over
Over 68.6: Hilfenhaus to Ashwin, no run, defended from the crease out to gully, end of the over with India 9/201
Over 68.5: Hilfenhaus to Ashwin, no run, guided out to gully
Over 68.4: Hilfenhaus to Ashwin, no run, cuts hard off a bottom edge and well stoppped by Haddin diving away to his right
Over 68.3: Hilfenhaus to Yadav, one run, turned off the hips down to fine leg
Over 68.2: Hilfenhaus to Yadav, no run, good full ball takes the inside edge onto the pad and out to gully
Over 68.1: Hilfenhaus to Yadav, no run, defended from the crease out to mid on
68th Over
Over 67.6: Lyon to Ashwin, no run, defended back down the pitch
Over 67.5: Lyon to Ashwin, FOUR, advances down the pitch and pops a 9 iron over mid on to bring up the 200 for the Indians
Over 67.4: Lyon to Ashwin, no run, defended out to the vacant point region but no run taken
Over 67.3: Lyon to Ashwin, no run, pushed back to the bowler
Over 67.2: Lyon to Ashwin, two runs, runs off the face of the bat to third man
Over 67.1: Lyon to Ashwin, no run, defended back down the pitch
67th Over
Over 66.6: Hilfenhaus to Yadav, no run
Over 66.5: Hilfenhaus to Yadav, no run, defended out to short cover
Over 66.4: Hilfenhaus to Yadav, wide, short ball is well over the head of Yadav and called a wide
Over 66.4: Hilfenhaus to Yadav, no run, gets out the way of a well directed short ball
Over 66.3: Hilfenhaus to Yadav, no run, left alone outside the off stump
One more wicket needed now to end the series with a 4-0 win to Australia
Over 66.2: Hilfenhaus to Khan, no run, OUT, short ball at the body, an attempted pulled over mid wicket ends up popping up to short cover where Warner takes a simple catch
Over 66.1: Hilfenhaus to Khan, no run, defended out to point
66th Over
Ben Hilfenhaus on to have a crack at the tail now. Bowling to Khan from the Cathedral end
Over 65.6: Lyon to Ashwin, no run, another ball in the same spot, defended out to short cover and thats a maiden
Over 65.5: Lyon to Ashwin, no run, defended back down the pitch
Over 65.4: Lyon to Ashwin, no run, dropped at his feet
Over 65.3: Lyon to Ashwin, no run, advances and defends to Lyon
Over 65.2: Lyon to Ashwin, no run, driven out to mid on with a big stride forward
Over 65.1: Lyon to Ashwin, no run, defended back down the pitch
65th Over
Nathan Lyon on for the first time today from the River end
Over 64.6: Harris to Khan, no run, play and miss this time to a similar shot, the bat was hanging out there
Over 64.5: Harris to Khan, FOUR, another pitched up delivery is lofted out through mid off this time, great shot
Over 64.4: Harris to Ashwin, one run, short ball at the body and pulled hard out to deep mid wicket
Over 64.3: Harris to Ashwin, no run, pushed out to point
Over 64.2: Harris to Ashwin, two runs, driven off an inside edge down to fine leg where Lyon collects
Over 64.1: Harris to Ashwin, no run, driven hard out to short cover. Ashwin can certainly hold a bat
64th Over
Over 63.6: Siddle to Khan, FOUR, driven in the air this time out through the covers and thats another boundary
Over 63.5: Siddle to Khan, no run, defends solidly on the front foot
Over 63.4: Siddle to Khan, FOUR, slashed hard out to point in the air, Marsh dives to his left and just gets a finger to it. Super effort there
Over 63.3: Siddle to Khan, no run, defended back down the pitch
Over 63.2: Siddle to Khan, no run, solid defence from the crease
Over 63.1: Siddle to Khan, no run, misses a defensive prod outside off
63rd Over
Over 62.6: Harris to Khan, three runs, full ball on off and smashed out through wide mid off
Over 62.5: Harris to Khan, no run, short ball outside off left alone
Over 62.4: Harris to Ashwin, one run, punched off the back foot to a vacant mid off region
Over 62.3: Harris to Ashwin, no run, gets out the way of a good bouncer
Over 62.2: Harris to Ashwin, no run, on the stumps and driven back down the pitch
Over 62.1: Harris to Ashwin, no run, play and a miss through to the keeper, did his best to nick it
62nd Over
Over 61.6: Siddle to Khan, no run, sneaks through the gate and that ball somehow just misses the stumps
Over 61.5: Siddle to Khan, no run, good short ball flies passed the outside edge
Over 61.4: Siddle to Ashwin, one run, dug in short and pulled in the air on the bouce to deep mid wicket
Over 61.3: Siddle to Ashwin, no run, driven back to mid off from the crease, his back foot is getting mighty close to those stumps
Over 61.2: Siddle to Ashwin, no run, short of a length and popped up just short of the short cover fieldsman
Over 61.1: Siddle to Ashwin, two runs, driven hard off the outside edge out through backward point for a couple
61st Over
Over 60.6: Harris to Khan, no run, defended on the back foot to Hussey in the gully. 8/171
Over 60.5: Harris to Khan, no run, defended away to Warner at short cover
Over 60.4: Harris to Khan, no run, full ball on off, takes the inside edge onto the pad and rolls out to gully
Over 60.3: Harris to Ashwin, one run, clipped off the pads out to deep mid wicket for an easy single
Over 60.2: Harris to Ashwin, no run, defended back down the pitch
Over 60.1: Harris to Ashwin, no run, defended back to mid off
60th Over
Just 2 wickets needed now for victory to the Austraians and I dont think this will take long at all
Just 2 wickets needed now for victory to the Austraians and I dont think this will take long at all
Over 59.6: Siddle to Khan, no run, rocks back and takes the inside edge into his pads as the ball rolls slowly back down the pitch
Over 59.5: Siddle to Saha, no run, OUT, full ball outside off and Saha hangs the bat out to defend, another simple nick through to Haddin and the end is just around the corner
Over 59.4: Siddle to Saha, no run, boucer, easily avoided
Over 59.3: Siddle to Saha, no run, Saha brings the bat back passed his body to avoid a good rising ball just outside off
Over 59.2: Siddle to Saha, no run, driven to Warner in the covers who pelts it back to Haddin
Over 59.1: Siddle to Saha, no run, pitched up and defended to short cover
59th Over
Over 58.6: Harris to Saha, three runs, driven hard behind point and Hussey takes some pace of it to prevent the boundary
Over 58.5: Harris to Saha, no run, solid forward defence back to mid off
Over 58.4: Harris to Saha, no run, plays and misses a ball that slides down the leg side
Over 58.3: Harris to Ashwin, one run, turned off the hips down to fine leg for the first runs of the day
Over 58.2: Harris to I Sharma, no run, OUT, good length ball just outside off and Sharma hangs the bat out just enough to find the edge. Haddin takes a simple catch and India now 7/166
Over 58.1: Harris to I Sharma, no run, good bouncer aimed at the body is well avoided
58th Over
Over 57.6: Siddle to Saha, no run, another short ball outside the off stump and Saha leaves it alone. 6/166 after 2 maidens this morning
Over 57.5: Siddle to Saha, no run, gets out the way of a good bouncer
Over 57.4: Siddle to Saha, no run, solid forward defence back to the bowler
Over 57.3: Siddle to Saha, no run, pitches just outside off and left alone
Over 57.2: Siddle to Saha, no run, defended back down the pitch
Over 57.1: Siddle to Saha, no run, through to the keeper
57th Over
Peter Siddle will bowl from the River end to Saha
Over 56.6: Harris to I Sharma, no run, good firm drive to short mid off to end the over, a maiden first up
Over 56.5: Harris to I Sharma, no run, defended out to point from the crease
Over 56.4: Harris to I Sharma, no run, gets out the way of a good bouncer
Over 56.3: Harris to I Sharma, no run, defended off an outside edge down to Hussey in the gully
Over 56.2: Harris to I Sharma, no run, left alone outside the off stump
Over 56.1: Harris to I Sharma, no run, full ball and middle first up and Sharma squeezes it out
56th Over
It will be Ryan Harris to open up from the Cathedral end bowling to Sharma
Here come the umpires and players onto the field to the applause of a crowd of around 10000 which is great for what could be an hours action
A super Test so far with plenty of action and great to see the fire back in the belly of the Aussies
It surely is just a matter of time before the Australians wrap up this series 4-0 and move to equal third with the Indians in the World Test Rankings.
Beautiful conditions here again at Adelaide Oval with a top of 34 expected. There is a chance of some thunderstorms from later this morning but I doubt will have too much impact on the outcome of this match
Welcome to the 5th and final day of this Vodafone Test Match between Australia and India.
Thanks for being with us today, remember it's free admission tomorrow for the final day of the series. Nighty night from the Adelaide Oval
Over 55.6: Lyon to Saha, no run, defends off the back foot and that is it for the day. No extra half hour claimed so we will be back tomorrow. India 6/166 - another disappointing day for the visitors.
Over 55.5: Lyon to Saha, no run, edges on the bounce to slip
Over 55.4: Lyon to Saha, no run, drives to cover
Over 55.3: Lyon to Saha, no run, defends up the on side
Over 55.2: Lyon to Saha, no run, around the wicket, drives to mid off
Over 55.1: Lyon to Saha, no run, defends up the pitch
55th Over
Over 54.6: Siddle to Kohli, no run, OUT, worked away wide of mid on, Hilfenhaus moves like a gazelle, picking up and throwing quickly - the throw finds Kohli short by inches - India 6/166!!
Over 54.5: Siddle to Kohli, no run, comes forward and defends to short cover
Over 54.4: Siddle to Kohli, no run, leaves outside off
Over 54.3: Siddle to Kohli, no run, defends off the back foot to short square leg
Over 54.2: Siddle to Kohli, two runs, worked off the pads through mid wicket
Over 54.1: Siddle to Kohli, no run, leaves outside off
54th Over
Over 53.6: Lyon to I Sharma, no run, a big shout for LBW and caught, or a combination of both - 2 overs left
Over 53.5: Lyon to I Sharma, no run, pushes a full ball to cover point
Over 53.4: Lyon to I Sharma, two runs, full and drives away past point
Over 53.3: Lyon to I Sharma, no run, drivs hard into the leg of silly point
Everyone is around the bat now for the night watchman, Sharma
Over 53.2: Lyon to Laxman, no run, OUT, whips off the hip and is well taken by Shaun Marsh at short mid wicket a very sharp catch - India 5/162, thanks for the memories VVS Laxman!
Over 53.1: Lyon to Laxman, no run, leaves outside off
53rd Over
Over 52.6: Siddle to Kohli, no run, leaves outside off - 4/162, 3 overs to go
Over 52.5: Siddle to Kohli, two runs, plays away past gully - easy two there for Virat
Over 52.4: Siddle to Kohli, no run, comes forward and defends to mid off
Over 52.3: Siddle to Kohli, no run, defends off the back foot
Over 52.2: Siddle to Kohli, no run, drives to cover
Crowd for today is 17,408 - total so far 93,640. By the way, it has just been announced there is free entry for Day 5 - hope you can make it here
Over 52.1: Siddle to Kohli, no run, plays and misses outside off
52nd Over
Over 51.6: Clarke to Laxman, no run, comes forward and gets a thick edge to short fine leg - 4 overs left today, 4/160 Laxman 35 Kohli 18
Over 51.5: Clarke to Laxman, FOUR, drives away wide of mid off, lovely effortless shot to bring up the 50 partnership
Over 51.4: Clarke to Kohli, one run, plays back past the bowler - Clarke can't stop it in his follow through
Over 51.3: Clarke to Laxman, one run, drives to mid off and takes on the fielder
Over 51.2: Clarke to Laxman, no run, comes forward in defence
Over 51.1: Clarke to Kohli, one run, plays off the back foot to deep mid wicket
51st Over
Over 50.6: Harris to Laxman, no run, defends off the back foot to cover - 4/153 Laxman 30 Kohli 16
Over 50.5: Harris to Laxman, wide, short, ducks underneath it - wide called
Over 50.5: Harris to Laxman, no run, leaves outside off
Over 50.4: Harris to Laxman, FOUR, whips it away behind square leg - great timing
Over 50.3: Harris to Laxman, no run, leaves outside off
Over 50.2: Harris to Laxman, no run, comes forward and defends to gully
Over 50.1: Harris to Laxman, no run, leaves outside off
50th Over
Over 49.6: Clarke to Kohli, no run, drives to mid off - 4/148
Over 49.5: Clarke to Kohli, no run, pushes to cover
Over 49.4: Clarke to Laxman, one run, comes forward and gets a thick edge away behind point
Over 49.3: Clarke to Kohli, one run, drives to long off
Over 49.2: Clarke to Kohli, no run, defends off the back foot
Over 49.1: Clarke to Kohli, no run, drives to mid on
49th Over
Over 48.6: Harris to Laxman, no run, comes well forward and defends to cover - excellent over there, 4/146 Laxman 25 Kohli 15
Over 48.5: Harris to Laxman, no run, defends off the back foot to point
Over 48.4: Harris to Laxman, no run, gets a lifter, just manages to get his gloves out of the way
Over 48.3: Harris to Laxman, no run, comes forward and defends to cover
Over 48.2: Harris to Laxman, no run, leaves outside off
Over 48.1: Harris to Laxman, no run, DROPPED, drives and edges high to 2nd slip, Ponting drops the chance - he went fingers pointing up and it hit the heel of his hands
48th Over
Over 47.6: Lyon to Kohli, no run, defends to the bowler
Over 47.5: Lyon to Kohli, two runs, leans forward and drives it wide of mid off
Over 47.4: Lyon to Kohli, no run, comes forward and defends
Over 47.3: Lyon to Kohli, no run, defends off the back foot
Over 47.2: Lyon to Kohli, no run, defends off the back foot
Over 47.1: Lyon to Kohli, no run, defends off the back foot to short mid wicket
47th Over
Over 46.6: Harris to Laxman, two runs, leg side, works off the pad fine - 4/144
Over 46.5: Harris to Laxman, no run, full and drives to mid off
Over 46.4: Harris to Laxman, no run, leaves outside off
Over 46.3: Harris to Laxman, no run, leaves outside off
Over 46.2: Harris to Laxman, no run, leaves outside off
Over 46.1: Harris to Laxman, no run, full, drives to cover
46th Over
Over 45.6: Lyon to Laxman, one run, plays away behind point to keep the strike, 4/142
Over 45.5: Lyon to Laxman, no run, leaves outside off
Over 45.4: Lyon to Laxman, no run, defends to the on side
Over 45.3: Lyon to Laxman, no run, pushes back in defence to the bowler
Over 45.2: Lyon to Laxman, no run, plays off his pads to square leg
Over 45.1: Lyon to Laxman, FOUR, shortish, cracks it away behind point to the Members Stand ropes
45th Over
Over 44.6: Hilfenhaus to Kohli, FOUR, flashes and edges away through the slips to the fence - 4/137
Over 44.5: Hilfenhaus to Laxman, one run, short, pulls to deep square leg, Laxman ambles down - the throw hit, luckily for him the replay shows he is just in
Over 44.4: Hilfenhaus to Laxman, no run, leans on a drive to cover point
Over 44.3: Hilfenhaus to Laxman, no run, comes forward and defends
Over 44.2: Hilfenhaus to Laxman, no run, short outside off, left alone
Over 44.1: Hilfenhaus to Laxman, no run, leans forward and drives to cover point
44th Over
Over 43.6: Lyon to Kohli, no run, drives to mid off - 4/132
Over 43.5: Lyon to Laxman, one run, leg side, pulls it away to deep square leg
Over 43.4: Lyon to Laxman, no run, comes forward and defends up the pitch
Over 43.3: Lyon to Laxman, two leg byes, aims to work off his pads, leg byes the result
Over 43.2: Lyon to Laxman, no run, defends to short leg
Over 43.1: Lyon to Laxman, no run, comes forward and pushes to short mid wicket
43rd Over
Over 42.6: Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, leaves outside off, 4/129 Laxman 16, Kohli 9
Over 42.5: Hilfenhaus to Laxman, one run, works off the pads to deep square leg
Over 42.4: Hilfenhaus to Laxman, no run, leaves outside off, no real movement there at all away from the bat
Over 42.3: Hilfenhaus to Laxman, no run, defends into the covers
Over 42.2: Hilfenhaus to Laxman, no run, leaves outside off
Over 42.1: Hilfenhaus to Laxman, no run, leaves outside off
42nd Over
Over 41.6: Lyon to Kohli, no run, defends to short leg - 4/128 with 14 overs left for play on the 4th day
Over 41.5: Lyon to Laxman, one run, plays off the pads behind square leg
Over 41.4: Lyon to Laxman, no run, defends to the off side
Over 41.3: Lyon to Kohli, one run, pushes it away past Marsh, easy single
Over 41.2: Lyon to Laxman, one run, turns around the corner
Over 41.1: Lyon to Laxman, two runs, drives away wide of mid off, nicely played by VVS
41st Over
Over 40.6: Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, comes forward and defends to cover point - 4/123, steady maiden there
Over 40.5: Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, defends to cover
Over 40.4: Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, leaves outside off again
Over 40.3: Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, full, drives hard to cover
Over 40.2: Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, leaves outside off
Over 40.1: Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, leaves one go outside off
40th Over
Over 39.6: Hussey to Laxman, two runs, plays nicely off the back foot past mid on - 4/123
Over 39.5: Hussey to Laxman, no run, defends into the gully
Over 39.4: Hussey to Laxman, no run
Over 39.3: Hussey to Laxman, no run, leaves it pass outside off
Over 39.2: Hussey to Laxman, no run, punches a full ball to mid off
Over 39.1: Hussey to Laxman, no run, leaves outside off
39th Over
Over 38.6: Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, defends to cover, India 4/121 - That will be Drinks with 17 overs left on Day 4
Over 38.5: Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, leaves outside off
Over 38.4: Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, full, drives very nicely to mid on
Over 38.3: Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, leaves outside off
Over 38.2: Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, plays off the back foot to short cover
Over 38.1: Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, comes forward and drives back to the bowler
38th Over
Over 37.6: Hussey to Laxman, no run, leaves outside off steady - start by Hussey
Over 37.5: Hussey to Laxman, no run, pokes at one outside off and misses
Over 37.4: Hussey to Kohli, one run, worked off the pads away to deep square leg
Over 37.3: Hussey to Kohli, no run, defends back to the bowler
Over 37.2: Hussey to Kohli, no run, defends to the bowler
Over 37.1: Hussey to Kohli, no run, leaves outside off
37th Over
Over 36.6: Siddle to Laxman, no run, defends to the bowler - well fielded in his follow through
Over 36.5: Siddle to Laxman, no run, plays and misses outside off
Over 36.4: Siddle to Laxman, no run, defends off the back foot, taking the bottom hand off the bat
Over 36.3: Siddle to Laxman, two runs, comes forward and drives away through the covers
Over 36.2: Siddle to Laxman, no run, comes forward, some pad then bat? A big shout for LBW but outside the line of the off stump
Over 36.1: Siddle to Laxman, no run, leaves outside off, no need to play at that one
36th Over
Over 35.6: Lyon to Kohli, no run, defends off the back foot to silly point - 4/118 Laxman 7 Kohli 7
Over 35.5: Lyon to Kohli, no run, comes well forward in defence
Over 35.4: Lyon to Kohli, no run, defends off the back foot to short leg
Over 35.3: Lyon to Kohli, no run, defends off the back foot
Over 35.2: Lyon to Kohli, no run, leaves outside off
Over 35.1: Lyon to Laxman, one run, drives away wide of mid off
35th Over
Over 34.6: Siddle to Kohli, no run, leaves outside off, maiden over from Siddle
Over 34.5: Siddle to Kohli, no run, leaves outside off
Over 34.4: Siddle to Kohli, no run, follows one outside off, some late swing and he is beaten
Over 34.3: Siddle to Kohli, no run, leaves outside off
Over 34.2: Siddle to Kohli, no run, worked off the pads to square leg
Over 34.1: Siddle to Kohli, no run, leaves a short one go outside off
34th Over
Over 33.6: Lyon to Laxman, no run, defends to silly point
Over 33.5: Lyon to Laxman, no run, pushes to mid off
Over 33.4: Lyon to Laxman, no run, defends off the back foot to silly point
Over 33.3: Lyon to Kohli, three runs, drives between the bowler and mid off - excellent shot with little effort
Over 33.2: Lyon to Kohli, no run, defends to short leg
Over 33.1: Lyon to Kohli, FOUR, short, pulls it away with power to the deep square leg fence
33rd Over
Over 32.6: Siddle to Laxman, no run, defends off the back foot to the off side
Over 32.5: Siddle to Laxman, no run, massive shout for LBW, well above the knee role - didn't really warrant the slightly excessive appeal
Over 32.4: Siddle to Laxman, no run, defends into the off side
Over 32.3: Siddle to Laxman, no run, defends off the back foot to the off side
Over 32.2: Siddle to Laxman, no run, comes forward and defends to cover point
Over 32.1: Siddle to Laxman, no run, defends into the gully
32nd Over
Over 31.6: Lyon to Kohli, no run, defends again, the local crowd are pumped for Lyon who have 2/34
Over 31.5: Lyon to Kohli, no run, defends, Kohli has a big job to do here
Sachin finishes with 287 @ 35 and no centuries in this series
Over 31.4: Lyon to Tendulkar, no run, OUT, comes forward and gets a touch onto his pad, the ball pops up to short leg and he is gone - India 4/110 now, this match might still end today.
Over 31.3: Lyon to Tendulkar, no run, defends to short leg
Over 31.2: Lyon to Tendulkar, FOUR, short, smashes a pull shot away through forward square leg
Over 31.1: Lyon to Tendulkar, no run, defends off the back foot towards mid wicket
31st Over
Over 30.6: Siddle to Laxman, no run, defends off the back foot to the bowler - superb over that, 3/106
Over 30.5: Siddle to Laxman, FOUR, edges and Haddin dives but can't reach it, Clarke too wide at first? Maybe
Over 30.4: Siddle to Laxman, no run, digs anohter full ball to short cover
Over 30.3: Siddle to Laxman, no run, comes forward and defends to the off side
Over 30.2: Siddle to Laxman, no run, comes forward and defends to cover
Over 30.1: Siddle to Laxman, no run, digs out a yorker to point
30th Over
Over 29.6: Lyon to Tendulkar, no run, defends to the on-side
Over 29.5: Lyon to Laxman, one run, guides away behind point
Over 29.4: Lyon to Laxman, no run, drives to mid off
Over 29.3: Lyon to Laxman, no run, drives uppishly short of mid off
Over 29.2: Lyon to Laxman, no run, defends off the back foot
Over 29.1: Lyon to Laxman, no run, comes forward and drives to mid off
29th Over
Over 28.6: Harris to Tendulkar, no run, pushes to cover
Over 28.5: Harris to Tendulkar, no run, leaves outside off
Over 28.4: Harris to Laxman, one run, worked away wide of mid on, to get off the mark
Over 28.3: Harris to Laxman, no run, plays neatly off his pads to square leg
Over 28.2: Harris to Laxman, no run, defends his first ball into the off side
Over 28.1: Harris to Dravid, no run, OUT, edges one to Hussey who takes a sharp catch in the gully - again they check for a No-Ball, he is well behind the line. Seriously this is becoming embarrasing for Umpire Dharmasena! India 3/100 - Dravid walks off fo
28th Over
Over 27.6: Lyon to Tendulkar, no run, pads up to one down leg side, Lyon yelps an appeal
Over 27.5: Lyon to Tendulkar, no run, defends to the bowler
Over 27.4: Lyon to Tendulkar, no run, gets well forward in defence once again
Over 27.3: Lyon to Tendulkar, no run, comes well forward in defence
Over 27.2: Lyon to Tendulkar, two runs, plays away behind point - 100 up
Over 27.1: Lyon to Tendulkar, no run, drives to mid off
27th Over
Over 26.6: Harris to Dravid, no run, plays to mid wicket - Harris 1/17 from 10 tight overs
Over 26.5: Harris to Dravid, no run, big shout for LBW, a fraction high despite the decent shout
Over 26.4: Harris to Dravid, no run, defends off the back foot to the off-side
Over 26.3: Harris to Dravid, no run, short, ducks out of the way
Over 26.2: Harris to Dravid, no run, leaves outside off
Over 26.1: Harris to Dravid, FOUR, plays away in the air wide of mid on, Hilfenhaus dives but it doesnt matter as they ran four anyways
26th Over
Over 25.6: Lyon to Tendulkar, no run
Over 25.5: Lyon to Tendulkar, no run
Over 25.4: Lyon to Tendulkar, no run, defends past short leg
Over 25.3: Lyon to Tendulkar, no run, pads up to one that isn't turning in enough to threaten his stumps
Over 25.2: Lyon to Tendulkar, no run, plays to backward square leg
Over 25.1: Lyon to Tendulkar, no run, defends a good off break
25th Over
Over 24.6: Harris to Dravid, no run, defends to the covers
Over 24.5: Harris to Dravid, no run, drives to mid on
Over 24.4: Harris to Dravid, no run, leaves outside off
Over 24.3: Harris to Dravid, two runs, drives away wide of cover, not quite to the ropes
Over 24.2: Harris to Dravid, no run, defends a straight one back up the pitch
Over 24.1: Harris to Dravid, no run, leaves one go outside off
24th Over
Over 23.6: Lyon to Tendulkar, no run, defends to short leg - and the clock ticks over for Tea, India 2/92 (408 more to win) Dravid 19 Tendulkar 7, with 32 overs to go on Day 4
Over 23.5: Lyon to Tendulkar, no run, pushes to short mid wicket
Over 23.4: Lyon to Tendulkar, no run, comes well forward in defence
Over 23.3: Lyon to Tendulkar, no run, goes back in defence to the off side
Over 23.2: Lyon to Tendulkar, no run, plays back in defence
Over 23.1: Lyon to Tendulkar, no run, defends off the back foot to short leg
23rd Over
Over 22.6: Harris to Dravid, no run, ducks a short one - 2/92 with an over until Tea
Over 22.5: Harris to Dravid, no run, comes well forward in defence
Over 22.4: Harris to Dravid, no run, defends up the off side
Over 22.3: Harris to Tendulkar, three runs, drives away through wide mid off, nice shot to move to 7*
Over 22.2: Harris to Tendulkar, no run, leaves outside off
Over 22.1: Harris to Tendulkar, no run, drives hard to mid off
22nd Over
Over 21.6: Lyon to Dravid, two runs, drives a low full toss away wide of mid on - 2/89
Over 21.5: Lyon to Dravid, no run, defends, well stopped at short leg
Over 21.4: Lyon to Dravid, no run, comes forward, defending to short leg
Over 21.3: Lyon to Dravid, no run, goes forward and plays to mid wicket this time
Over 21.2: Lyon to Dravid, no run, plays off the back foot to mid wicket
Over 21.1: Lyon to Dravid, no run, comes forward in defence
21st Over
Over 20.6: Harris to Tendulkar, no run, comes well forward in defence to cover
Over 20.5: Harris to Dravid, one run, pushes away to the leg side
Over 20.4: Harris to Dravid, no run, comes forward and he beats him again - terrific bowling
Over 20.3: Harris to Dravid, no run, comes forward and is beaten by a good ball
Over 20.2: Harris to Dravid, no run, drives into the off side
Over 20.1: Harris to Dravid, two runs, drives past the diving Hussey in the gully
20th Over
Over 19.6: Lyon to Tendulkar, no run, plays off the back foot to square leg - 2/84
Over 19.5: Lyon to Tendulkar, FOUR, puts one foot down the wicket and lofts over wide mid on
Over 19.4: Lyon to Tendulkar, no run, defends to silly point
Over 19.3: Lyon to Tendulkar, no run, comes forward, is beaten and hit on the pad
Over 19.2: Lyon to Tendulkar, no run, defends to short leg
Over 19.1: Lyon to Sehwag, no run, OUT, comes down the pitch to smash a full toss over mid wicket, miscues it high to cover and that's the end of his series - India 2/80
19th Over
Over 18.6: Harris to Dravid, no run, drives outside off and misses, some movement there!
Over 18.5: Harris to Dravid, no run, leaves outside off, good judgement there
Over 18.4: Harris to Dravid, no run, pushes to the on-side
Over 18.3: Harris to Dravid, no run, comes forward and defends to cover point
Over 18.2: Harris to Dravid, no run, leaves outside off
Over 18.1: Harris to Dravid, no run, comes well forward, defends out to cover
18th Over
Over 17.6: Lyon to Sehwag, two runs, short, leans back and forces away through the covers - 1/80 Sehwag 62 of them Dravid 14
Over 17.5: Lyon to Sehwag, two runs, smashes a shot over mid wicket - fielded inside the rope
Over 17.4: Lyon to Dravid, one run, worked off the pads to deep square leg
Over 17.3: Lyon to Dravid, no run, comes forward and defends up the pitch
Over 17.2: Lyon to Dravid, no run, plays off the back foot to mid off
Over 17.1: Lyon to Dravid, no run, comes forward and defends to the bowler
17th Over
Over 16.6: Siddle to Sehwag, no run, bouncer, Haddin fumbles a little - 1/75 Sehwag 58 Dravid 13
Over 16.5: Siddle to Sehwag, no run, full, he lets rip with a drive to the bowler who knocks it down
Over 16.4: Siddle to Sehwag, no run, plays back and defends to cover point
Over 16.3: Siddle to Sehwag, two runs, leg side, clipped away through square leg - Lyon makes a brilliant save
Over 16.2: Siddle to Sehwag, FOUR, full and he pummels one away through extra cover
Over 16.1: Siddle to Sehwag, no run, comes forward and defends to gully
16th Over
Over 15.6: Lyon to Dravid, no run, defends - 1/69
Over 15.5: Lyon to Sehwag, one run, pushes slowly to point
Over 15.4: Lyon to Dravid, one run, drives wide of mid off
Over 15.3: Lyon to Dravid, no run, pads up to one outside off, a shout but not even close to doing enough
Over 15.2: Lyon to Dravid, no run, defends back up the pitch
Over 15.1: Lyon to Dravid, FOUR, slogs sweep away through mid wicket, good shot - 50 partnership
15th Over
Over 14.6: Siddle to Sehwag, no run, plays back and gets a leading edge which just falls short of mid off - rare maiden to Siddle
Over 14.5: Siddle to Sehwag, no run, drives and gets a thick edge, Hussey dives to his left and saves again - superb today in the field the Aussies
Over 14.4: Siddle to Sehwag, no run, defends off the back foot to point
Over 14.3: Siddle to Sehwag, no run, comes forward and defends to gully
Over 14.2: Siddle to Sehwag, no run, leans back and cuts to point
Over 14.1: Siddle to Sehwag, no run, leans back and defends to point
14th Over
Over 13.6: Lyon to Dravid, no run, defends to the bowler - 1/63 Sehwag 51 Dravid 8
Over 13.5: Lyon to Dravid, no run, drives hard to mid off
Over 13.4: Lyon to Dravid, no run, comes forward and defends, but the over spin nearly sees it roll back onto the stumps
Over 13.3: Lyon to Sehwag, one run, plays away through extra cover
Over 13.2: Lyon to Sehwag, FOUR, advances and lofts over long off to bring up a rapidfire 50 from just 36 balls, 11 fours in 59 mins
Over 13.1: Lyon to Sehwag, FOUR, leans and cracks it away through the covers, wonderful shot to move to 46
13th Over
Over 12.6: Hilfenhaus to Sehwag, one run, clipped off the pads to long leg - 1/54 Sehwag 42 and keeps the strike
Over 12.5: Hilfenhaus to Sehwag, FOUR, goes back and hits his 9th four in 41, cracking shot away behind point
Over 12.4: Hilfenhaus to Sehwag, no run, worked off the pads to square leg
Over 12.3: Hilfenhaus to Sehwag, no run, big shout for LBW, missing leg by a foot - terrible appeal, bit embarrasing that lads!
Over 12.2: Hilfenhaus to Sehwag, no run, plays off the back foot to point
Over 12.1: Hilfenhaus to Sehwag, no run, plays off the back foot to cover
12th Over
Over 11.6: Lyon to Dravid, no run, defends to short leg - tidy start, 1/49 - Drinks now with Sehwag 37 Dravid 8
Over 11.5: Lyon to Dravid, no run, defends to the bowler
Over 11.4: Lyon to Dravid, no run, gets well forward and shoves the pads out at the ball
Over 11.3: Lyon to Dravid, no run, gets well forward in defence
Over 11.2: Lyon to Sehwag, one run, leans onto his back foot and drives to deep mid on
Over 11.1: Lyon to Sehwag, no run, aims a cut at the first ball and misses
11th Over
Over 10.6: Hilfenhaus to Dravid, no run, full, drives to cover - 1/48
Over 10.5: Hilfenhaus to Dravid, no run, defends to cover point
Over 10.4: Hilfenhaus to Dravid, no run, defends to the bowler
Over 10.3: Hilfenhaus to Dravid, FOUR, wide ball, cracked away to the cover fence
Over 10.2: Hilfenhaus to Dravid, no run, comes forward and defends to mid off
Over 10.1: Hilfenhaus to Dravid, no run, plays back and defends to point
10th Over
Over 9.6: Siddle to Sehwag, FOUR, wide, crashes it away over gully - 1/44 Sehwag 36 Dravid 4
Over 9.5: Siddle to Sehwag, no run, good bouncer, he gets out of the way of it
Over 9.4: Siddle to Dravid, three runs, edges, falling just short of Haddin
Over 9.3: Siddle to Dravid, no run, leaves outside off
Over 9.2: Siddle to Sehwag, one run, drives past the bowler and Harris at mid on fields very sharply moving to his left
Over 9.1: Siddle to Sehwag, no run, comes well forward in defence
9th Over
Over 8.6: Harris to Dravid, no run, leaves outside off - 2/36
Over 8.5: Harris to Dravid, no run, drives and gets a thick edge to gully, Hussey dives to his left and makes an excellent stop
Over 8.4: Harris to Dravid, no run, defends off the back foot towards mid off
Over 8.3: Harris to Dravid, no run, defends, struck mainly on the pad
Over 8.2: Harris to Dravid, no run, defends to gully, well fielded there by Hussey
Over 8.1: Harris to Dravid, no run, comes forward and defends to gully
8th Over
Over 7.6: Siddle to Sehwag, no run, defends off the back foot - 1/36, with 12 from that over
Over 7.5: Siddle to Sehwag, FOUR, short, crashes it away again through the covers
Over 7.4: Siddle to Sehwag, no run, comes forward and defends to cover point
Over 7.3: Siddle to Sehwag, FOUR, full, he smashes it away wide of mid off - back to back boundaries
Over 7.2: Siddle to Sehwag, FOUR, shortish, punches away through cover - much better shot
Over 7.1: Siddle to Sehwag, no run, plays back in defence to the bowler
7th Over
Over 6.6: Harris to Dravid, no run, short down leg side, manages to get out of the way of it, India 1/24
Over 6.5: Harris to Dravid, no run, comes forward and defends to point
Over 6.4: Harris to Sehwag, one run, drives one away wide of mid off
Over 6.3: Harris to Dravid, one run, comes forward and pushes wide of mid off
Over 6.2: Harris to Dravid, no run, gets well forward in defence to the bowler
Over 6.1: Harris to Dravid, no run, comes forward to one that he nearly plays back onto the stumps
6th Over
Over 5.6: Hilfenhaus to Sehwag, FOUR, tries to turn to leg, gets a leading edge over point to the fence - the ball starting to swing here
Over 5.5: Hilfenhaus to Sehwag, no run, drives to point
Over 5.4: Hilfenhaus to Sehwag, FOUR, slashes and edges through about 3rd slip - flies away to 3rd man
Over 5.3: Hilfenhaus to Sehwag, no run, comes forward and defends to point
Over 5.2: Hilfenhaus to Sehwag, no run, short, ducks under the way
Over 5.1: Hilfenhaus to Sehwag, no run, drives out to cover point
5th Over
Over 4.6: Harris to Dravid, no run, comes forward and defends - good over from Harris who has 1/3
Over 4.5: Harris to Dravid, no run, comes well forward in defence
Over 4.4: Harris to Dravid, no run, leaves outside off
WICKET - 1/14: Gambhir c Haddin b Harris 3 (18 mins, 18 balls) Sehwag 10. Gambhir just 181 runs in the series at 22.6
Over 4.3: Harris to Gambhir, no run, OUT, prods at one outside off, takes the edge and Haddin takes a straight forward catch - the no ball is checked and he is well behind it - Clarke quite rightly has a word to the Umpires. India 1/14
Over 4.2: Harris to Gambhir, no run, drives to mid off
Over 4.1: Harris to Gambhir, no run, pushes in defence to mid off
4th Over
Over 3.6: Hilfenhaus to Sehwag, no run, defends off the back foot - 0/14
Over 3.5: Hilfenhaus to Sehwag, FOUR, short, uppercuts him over gully - better shot this time
Over 3.4: Hilfenhaus to Sehwag, no run, defends off the back foot up to mid on
Over 3.3: Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, one run, pushes into a gap at mid wicket
Over 3.2: Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, no run, gets a short one, jumps in defence
Over 3.1: Hilfenhaus to Sehwag, one run, tries to work to leg, gettibg a nick onto his pad
3rd Over
Over 2.6: Harris to Gambhir, no run, leaves outside off
Over 2.5: Harris to Gambhir, no run, edges on the bounce into the gully
Over 2.4: Harris to Gambhir, no run, defends to gully
Over 2.3: Harris to Gambhir, no run, leg side, worked off the hip
Over 2.2: Harris to Sehwag, one run, slashes hard at one outside off, landing one bounce short of the gully
Over 2.1: Harris to Sehwag, no run, comes forward and defends to the bowler
2nd Over
Over 1.6: Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, no run, leaves outside off - 0/7
Over 1.5: Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, no run, ducks a short one
Over 1.4: Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, no run, pushes to cover
Over 1.3: Hilfenhaus to Sehwag, leg bye, tries to work to leg, clipping the pad
Over 1.2: Hilfenhaus to Sehwag, no run, defends off the back foot to the bowler
Over 1.1: Hilfenhaus to Sehwag, FOUR, slashes over gully, just over the head of a leaping Hussey in the gully, so near!!
1st Over
Hilfenhaus on a hat-trick, here we go
Over 0.6: Harris to Gambhir, two runs, on the pads, worked away in front of square leg
Over 0.5: Harris to Gambhir, no run, short, defends into the off side
Over 0.4: Harris to Gambhir, no run, outside off, another fairly harmless ball
Over 0.3: Harris to Gambhir, no run, gets forward and drives to mid off - by the way 56 overs left today
Over 0.2: Harris to Gambhir, no run, wide of the off stump
Over 0.1: Harris to Gambhir, no run, short down leg side, left alone

Australia: Edward Cowan, David Warner, Shaun Marsh, Ricky Ponting, Michael Clarke (c), Michael Hussey, Brad Haddin (wk), Peter Siddle, Ryan Harris, Ben Hilfenhaus, Nathan Lyon, Mitchell Starc (12th)

India: Virender Sehwag (c), Gautam Gambhir, Rahul Dravid, Sachin Tendulkar, VVS Laxman, Virat Kohli, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Zaheer Khan, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Rohit Sharma (12th)


Umpires: Aleem Dar (PAK), Dharmasena, HDPK (SLA)
Third Umpire: Fry, SD (AUS)
Match Refree: Madugalle, RS (SLA)

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