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  • 2012 ICC World Twenty20

    Australia vs India - Super Eight 4

    September 29, 2012, 12:00AM AET R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

    Match Status: Completed
    Australia won by 9 wickets

  • Australia 1/ 141 (14.5)
  • India 7/ 140 (20.0)
  • India won the toss and elected to bat
  • Graph
  • Current Run Rate: 9.51
BatsmenRB4s6sS/R
GJ Maxwell*460066.67
DA Warner634173153.66
This Partnership:8 Runs From 8 Balls (R/R: 6.00)

BowlersOMRWEcon
R Ashwin*3.503208.35
Yuvraj Singh2.001618.00

Last 5 overs:
Latest Commentary (View More)

15th Over
As comprehensive a victory as you are ever likely to see, 9 wickets in hand and 31 balls remaining. Watson and Warner were simply superb and the Indian bowlers were treated with disdain. An important victory for Australia in their first super eight game
Over 14.5: Ashwin to Maxwell, one run, advances, pushes into the offside for the winning run
Over 14.4: Ashwin to Maxwell, no run, forward in defence
Over 14.3: Ashwin to Maxwell, two runs, punches through cover point, scores now level
Over 14.2: Ashwin to Maxwell, no run, defends back to the bowler
Over 14.1: Ashwin to Maxwell, no run, edges, bounces to slip
14th Over
Over 13.6: Yuvraj Singh to Warner, no run, drives straight to cover. AUS 1/138 (Warner 63, Maxwell 1)
Over 13.5: Yuvraj Singh to Warner, FOUR, smashed hard through mid wicket to the fence
Over 13.4: Yuvraj Singh to Maxwell, one run, tossed up, stroked to long on
Over 13.3: Yuvraj Singh to Watson, no run, OUT, punches straight to the fielder at cover, ends a fantastic innings from Watson
Over 13.2: Yuvraj Singh to Warner, three runs, outside edge, through the vacant cordon
Over 13.1: Yuvraj Singh to Warner, SIX, full toss, clubbed over wide long on, deep over the rope
13th Over
Over 12.6: Sharma to Watson, FOUR, whipped off the pads through straightish mid wicket, too well timed for the fielder in the deep. AUS 0/124 (Watson 72, Warner 50)
Over 12.5: Sharma to Warner, one run, punches through mid off to bring up his half century
Over 12.4: Sharma to Watson, one run, full toss, swung to deep mid wicket
Over 12.3: Sharma to Warner, three runs, punches through Chawla at extra cover, bad misfield
Over 12.2: Sharma to Watson, one run, swings flat over mid wicket, one bounce to the fielder
Over 12.1: Sharma to Watson, two runs, pulls to deep mid wicket
12th Over
Over 11.6: Yuvraj Singh to Watson, one run, stroked to long on. AUS 0/112 (Watson 64, Warner 46)
Over 11.5: Yuvraj Singh to Warner, one run, cuts backward of point
Over 11.4: Yuvraj Singh to Warner, no run, pushes to the off side
Over 11.3: Yuvraj Singh to Warner, no run, big swing and a miss, lifted the head trying to go over cow corner
Over 11.2: Yuvraj Singh to Warner, no run, defends to the off side
Over 11.1: Yuvraj Singh to Warner, no run, DROPPED, bottom edge trying to cut, in and out of the keeper's gloves
11th Over
Over 10.6: Kohli to Watson, two runs, worked on the legside, excellent running brings them back for a second. AUS 0/110 (Watson 63, Warner 45)
Over 10.5: Kohli to Watson, SIX, lofts back over the bowler's head, just enough to carry the rope
Over 10.4: Kohli to Watson, no run, defends back to the bowler
Over 10.3: Kohli to Watson, two runs, full toss, drives straight
Over 10.2: Kohli to Watson, no run, defends back to the bowler
Over 10.1: Kohli to Watson, no run, thick inside edge onto pad
10th Over
Over 9.6: Pathan to Watson, one run, chops a late cut, brings up the Australian 100 without loss off just 10 overs. AUS 0/100 (Watson 53, Warner 45)
Over 9.5: Pathan to Watson, two runs, dabs a cut late and fine
Over 9.4: Pathan to Watson, FOUR, whipped off the pads past the fine leg who is inside the circle, races to the fence
Over 9.3: Pathan to Watson, SIX, dropped short again, smashed hard and high into the crowd, his sixth 6 for the innings and the sixth 6 in the last 3 overs
Over 9.2: Pathan to Watson, SIX, pulls off the front foot, rocking back and creaming it over mid wicket
Over 9.1: Pathan to Watson, no run, defends back to the bowler
9th Over
Over 8.6: Harbhajan Singh to Warner, no run, chopped down into the ground back to the bowler. AUS 0/81 (Watson 34, Warner 45)
Over 8.5: Harbhajan Singh to Watson, one run, shorter, quicker ball, pulled through mid wicket
Over 8.4: Harbhajan Singh to Warner, one run, punches into the off side
Over 8.3: Harbhajan Singh to Warner, SIX, massive strike, this is a better looking shot, hoiked hard and high over mid wicket
Over 8.2: Harbhajan Singh to Warner, SIX, slogs high to cow corner, a bit of a top edge but enough wood to carry the rope
Over 8.1: Harbhajan Singh to Warner, no run, tossed up, drifts into the pads
8th Over
Over 7.6: Chawla to Watson, SIX, lofts straight back over the bowler's head, massive strike, all the way!. AUS 0/67 (Watson 33, Warner 32)
Over 7.5: Chawla to Watson, no run, defends playing across the crease
Over 7.4: Chawla to Warner, one run, cuts through point
Over 7.3: Chawla to Warner, no run, defends
Over 7.2: Chawla to Watson, one run, crunched through the off side this time
Over 7.1: Chawla to Watson, SIX, long hop, bad ball, smashed over the fence just forward of square
7th Over
Over 6.6: Harbhajan Singh to Warner, no run, defends back to the bowler. AUS 0/53 (Watson 20, Warner 31)
Over 6.5: Harbhajan Singh to Warner, no run, pushes to backward point
Over 6.4: Harbhajan Singh to Warner, FOUR, pulls hard, finds the gap between the men in the deep on the onside
Over 6.3: Harbhajan Singh to Watson, one run, short, pulls through mid wicket
Over 6.2: Harbhajan Singh to Watson, no run, forward in defence
Over 6.1: Harbhajan Singh to Warner, one run, punches off the back foot through the covers
6th Over
Over 5.6: Khan to Watson, no run, APPEAL, swings across the line, misses, takes the pad, appeal for LBW but doesn't look to be hitting the stumps. AUS 0/47 (Watson 19, Warner 26)
Over 5.5: Khan to Warner, one run, pushes down the onside of the track
Over 5.4: Khan to Warner, FOUR, slices it hard and high over cover point, bounces just inside the rope
Over 5.3: Khan to Warner, no run, drives hard into the ground to mid off
Over 5.2: Khan to Warner, no run, APPEAL, plays across the crease, takes the pad, big appeal, looked very close, possibly heading just down the legside
Over 5.1: Khan to Warner, FOUR, short of a length outside off, clubbed off the back foot through the covers
5th Over
Over 4.6: Ashwin to Watson, SIX, smashes a pull shot off a ball that wasn't that short, creamed over the fence just forward of square. Great over for the Aussies. AUS 0/38 (Watson 19, Warner 17)
Over 4.5: Ashwin to Watson, two runs, dabs a late cut to deep third man
Over 4.4: Ashwin to Watson, no run, pulls hard but straight to wide mid on
Over 4.3: Ashwin to Watson, SIX, down the legside, smashed hard and high over the fence at backward square
Over 4.2: Ashwin to Watson, no run, punches straight to wide mid on
Over 4.1: Ashwin to Warner, one run, pulls to the man in the deep
Over 4.1: Ashwin to Warner, wide, down the legside, swing and a miss
4th Over
Over 3.6: Khan to Watson, no run, APPEAL, pushes forward, takes pad and bat, big appeal for LBW but it looked a bit high. AUS 0/22 (Watson 5, Warner 16)
Over 3.5: Khan to Watson, no run, defends back to the bowler
Over 3.4: Khan to Warner, one run, bounces from short of a length, takes the bat high, flies uppishly but safely to third man
Over 3.3: Khan to Warner, no run, advances, Khan sees him coming and drops it in short, attempted pull, misses
Over 3.2: Khan to Warner, no run, dabbed out on the off side
Over 3.1: Khan to Warner, FOUR, gives himself room and cuts backward of point
3rd Over
Over 2.6: Ashwin to Watson, no run, sweeps but doesn't beat short fine leg. AUS 0/17 (Watson 5, Warner 11)
Over 2.5: Ashwin to Warner, three runs, gives himself room and punches through the covers
Over 2.4: Ashwin to Warner, no run, thick inside edge onto pad
Over 2.3: Ashwin to Warner, no run, punches straight to extra cover
Over 2.2: Ashwin to Warner, no run, turned to square leg
Over 2.1: Ashwin to Watson, one run, worked through mid wicket
2nd Over
Over 1.6: Khan to Warner, no run, chops straight down onto the wicket. AUS 0/13 (Watson 4, Warner 8)
Over 1.5: Khan to Watson, one run, drives into the covers, easy single
Over 1.4: Khan to Watson, no run, beaten trying to run the ball to third man
Over 1.3: Khan to Watson, no run, drives but doesn't beat mid off
Over 1.2: Khan to Watson, no run, defends up the off side of the wicket
Over 1.1: Khan to Watson, wide, swings away very wide of off, called wide
Over 1.1: Khan to Watson, two runs, drives, straight through Sharma at cover point, what should have been a dot ball ends up a two
1st Over
Over 0.6: Ashwin to Warner, no run, defended late back down the track. AUS 0/9 (Watson 1, Warner 8)
Over 0.5: Ashwin to Warner, no run, cuts straight to backward point
Over 0.4: Ashwin to Warner, FOUR, smashes flat back over the bowler's head, one bounce and over the rope
and here come the players, back onto the field
but it's not all bad, covers being removed already .....
bad news I'm afraid, rain is getting a bit heavier so the Umpires call the ground staff on with the covers
Over 0.3: Ashwin to Warner, FOUR, tosses up, smashes the drive through the covers, great shot
Over 0.2: Ashwin to Watson, one run, punches to long on
Over 0.1: Ashwin to Watson, no run, pushes straight to cover

Australia: Shane Watson, David Warner, Michael Hussey, Cameron White, George Bailey (c), Glenn Maxwell, Matthew Wade (wk), Daniel Christian, Brad Hogg, Patrick Cummins, Mitchell Starc

India: Gautam Gambhir, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, Yuvraj Singh, Rohit Sharma, MS Dhoni (c/wk), Irfan Pathan, Ravichandran Ashwin, Harbhajan Singh, Piyush Chawla, Zaheer Khan, Manoj Tiwary (12th)


Umpires: Dharmasena, HDPK (SLA), Kettleborough, RA (ENG)
Third Umpire: Gould, IJ (ENG)
Match Refree: Madugalle, RS (SLA)

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