Border-Gavaskar Trophy - 3rd Test

Australia v India

Australia won by an innings and 37 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

25.2

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, Kohli defends his first ball towards the off side

25.3

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, outside off, shapes away, Kohli leaves

25.4

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, closer to off, Kohli thinks of playing that one but decides to shoulders arms

25.5

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, down the leg side this time, Kohli moves across and lets it through

25.6

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, nice line from Hilfenhaus, just outside off, Kohli shoulders arms to end a probing over from Hild

India 63/4   V Kohli 0* (5b)

27.1

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, length ball heading down the leg side, Kohli looked to clip that towards square leg but is hit on the pads

27.2

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, FOUR, Kohli gets a boundary, but not the most convincing runs, a length ball that takes the outside edge, past the slips and to third man for four

27.3

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, length ball around off, strides nicely forward to defend

27.4

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, 2 runs, on the pads, Kohli helps himself, whips it towards deep backward square leg, Starc races across to cut that off and fires in a throw to the keeper, shows off a terrific arm

27.5

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, FOUR, a much more convincing boundary from Kohli, a punch to long-on, wonderfully timed to pick up four

27.6

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, just outside off, short of length ball, Kohli defends solidly off the back foot, and that ends a session of dominance for Australia

India 73/4   V Kohli 10* (11b 2x4)

28.2

Starc to Kohli, no run, Kohli beaten all ends up, Starc gets the ball to swing in and then jag away, that was a beauty from Starc, Kohli should be happy to have survived that, his bat was nowhere near the ball as he looked to play that

28.3

Starc to Kohli, 1 run, no dramatic movement this time, a length ball on the stumps, Kohli gets forward and works the ball to midwicket

India 75/4   V Kohli 11* (13b 2x4)

29.1

Siddle to Kohli, no run, zips away after pitching full and well outside off, Kohli should have left that alone instead of looking to play, he's beaten

29.2

Siddle to Kohli, no run, jagging away again, starting from too wide outside off to worry Kohli

29.3

Siddle to Kohli, no run, closer to the off stump this time, no movement away this time, Kohli shoulders arms

29.4

Siddle to Kohli, no run, gets it to shape away this time, short of length ball pitching on off, blocked to the off side

29.5

Siddle to Kohli, no run, on middle and leg, defended towards short mid-on by Kohli

29.6

Siddle to Kohli, 1 run, shortish ball on the leg stump, whips it off the thigh pad behind square leg

India 76/4   V Kohli 12* (19b 2x4)

30.1

Starc to Kohli, no run, Kohli drives and misses, a fuller wide delivery, Kohli is beaten as he chases that one, looking to punch on the up

30.2

Starc to Kohli, no run, leaves that on the height, it was pretty close to off stump but the bounce is predictable here, Kohli knew it would go over the stumps

30.3

Starc to Kohli, no run, on off stump, Kohli defends solidly, keeping bat and pad close together as he keeps that out

30.4

Starc to Kohli, no run, slides this down the leg side, Starc getting the ball to nip in to the right-hander this time, just a little bit, Kohli is struck on the pads as he looks to work it to the leg side

30.5

Starc to Kohli, 1 run, short of length ball, Kohli gets on the back foot and drops the ball to the off side, takes a quick single, not sure Laxman is too fond of those

India 77/4   V Kohli 13* (24b 2x4)

31.1

Siddle to Kohli, no run, well outside off, easy leave for Kohli

31.2

Siddle to Kohli, no run, makes Kohli play this time, on middle and off, solid defence to the off side

31.3

Siddle to Kohli, no run, short of length and too far outside off to worry Kohli

31.4

Siddle to Kohli, no run, well outside off, Kohli lets it go once more

31.5

Siddle to Kohli, no run, too far from the stumps once more, 138.3kph, Siddle not testing the batsmen enough here

31.6

Siddle to Kohli, no run, closer to off, but not close enough to tempt Kohli into playing at it

India 77/4   V Kohli 13* (30b 2x4)

33.1

Siddle to Kohli, no run, seams away after pitching outside off, Siddle needs to get it closer to the stumps

33.2

Siddle to Kohli, 2 runs, short of length ball on legstump, worked off the hip towards square leg for a couple

33.3

Siddle to Kohli, no run, Siddle reverts to his well-outside-off line, Kohli shoulders arms

33.4

Siddle to Kohli, FOUR, top edge, Siddle slips in the bouncer, Kohli decides to go for the hook, a bit too quick for Kohli, who had to play that from outside off, top edge high over the keeper and towards fine leg

33.5

Siddle to Kohli, 1 run, follows it up with a much fuller delivery, a thick inside-edge sends the ball towards midwicket

India 84/4   V Kohli 20* (35b 3x4)

34.1

Starc to Kohli, no run, Starc has been impressive in this spell, shapes it in towards the pads once more, Kohli beaten by the movement, off the pads to the leg side

34.2

Starc to Kohli, 1 run, moves across towards off stump, and clips the ball down towards fine leg

34.6

Starc to Kohli, no run, swings down the leg side, Kohli again shifts towards the off stump and tries to guide the ball behind square leg, misses

India 88/4   V Kohli 21* (38b 3x4)

35.4

Siddle to Kohli, no run, ooh, close call for Kohli, a length ball that Kohli plays at too early, the ball pops up towards mid-off, lands well short of the fielder though

35.5

Siddle to Kohli, 1 run, an inside-edge this time as Kohli looks to drive

India 90/4   V Kohli 22* (40b 3x4)

36.1

Harris to Kohli, no run, a crisp shot by Kohli, gets nicely forward and greets Harris with a straight drive, can't beat the bowler

36.2

Harris to Kohli, no run, Kohli gets well back as he defends a short of length bowler

36.3

Harris to Kohli, no run, more solid defence from Kohli, this time off the front foot

36.4

Harris to Kohli, no run, well outside off, easy to leave that one

36.5

Harris to Kohli, no run, jumps on to the back foot as he slaps that to midwicket

36.6

Harris to Kohli, no run, that one jags in after pitching outside off, Kohli leaves though it was close to the off stump line, would have most likely bounced over

India 90/4   V Kohli 22* (46b 3x4)

38.1

Harris to Kohli, 2 runs, shortish ball just outside off, Kohli carves that through cover, not the most well-timed of shots, gets on his toes to deal with the bounce

38.2

Harris to Kohli, no run, ooh, outside edge there, Kohli looking to drive a ball through the off, a thick edge sends the ball towards point

38.3

Harris to Kohli, no run, full ball on middle and leg, whipped towards mid-on

38.4

Harris to Kohli, no run, beauty from Harris, Kohli commits himself to the forward defence and is beaten outside off

38.5

Harris to Kohli, no run, too far outside off to bother Kohli, not much movement for Harris this time

38.6

Harris to Kohli, FOUR, a nice stroke from Kohli fetches him a boundary, a length ball on the pads, Kohli times that superbly to send it racing for four to square leg

India 96/4   V Kohli 28* (52b 4x4)

40.1

Harris to Kohli, no run, shortish ball outside off, Kohli shoulders arms

40.2

Harris to Kohli, no run, full ball on the stumps, Kohli works it towards midwicket

40.3

Harris to Kohli, 3 runs, length ball on middle and leg, clipped off the front foot towards the midwicket boundary, Kohli sprints three

India 99/4   V Kohli 31* (55b 4x4)

41.1

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, Kohli lured into playing that one, lucky he doesn't edge it, a short of length ball tailing away from him just outside off, Kohli looks to defend but is beaten, walks away towards square leg to compose himself

41.2

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, well outside off, an easy leave

41.3

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, full ball speared in towards middle and leg stump, worked to midwicket by Kohli

41.4

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, short of length and outside off, Kohli strides confidently forward, lifts the bat over his head as he leaves the ball to the keeper

41.5

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, too wide off off stump to bother Kohli

41.6

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, seams away after pitching outside off, another leave

India 99/4   V Kohli 31* (61b 4x4)

42.6

Starc to Kohli, FOUR, overpitched and on the pads, that half-volley is punished by Kohli, nicely struck to the square leg boundary

India 104/4   V Kohli 35* (62b 5x4)

44.1

Starc to Kohli, FOUR, length ball swinging in towards the pads, nicely played by Kohli, gets well forward and uses his wrists to steer that towards the square leg boundary

44.2

Starc to Kohli, no run, sprays this well outside off, left alone

44.3

Starc to Kohli, no run, short of length ball curling in towards middle, defended down the track

44.4

Starc to Kohli, no run, this one doesn't come back, goes straight on, Kohli leaves it to the keeper

44.5

Starc to Kohli, 1 wide, short ball that sails high over the batsman's head, rightly called a wide, some boos from the crowd at that decision

44.5

Starc to Kohli, 2 runs, length ball on the pads, flicked towards deep midwicket, batsmen push themselves to take two

44.6

Starc to Kohli, no run, Kohli is beaten as he looks to drive, every so often just as the Indian batsmen seem to be looking solid, there's a delivery like this, swings in and goes through bat and pad as Kohli tried to punch through the off side, sails past the off stump

India 111/4   V Kohli 41* (68b 6x4)

46.1

Starc to Kohli, no run, another nervy moment for Kohli, he was looking to leave that ball which was angling across, hits low on the blade as he is late to lift the bat, the ball dribbles towards gully

46.2

Starc to Kohli, 1 run, shortish ball on off stump, stands tall and pushes to the off side for a quick single

India 116/4   V Kohli 42* (70b 6x4)

47.1

Harris to Kohli, no run, short of length ball outside off, Kohli lets it through to the keeper

47.2

Harris to Kohli, no run, that was a well-judged leave from Kohli, not too far from off stump

47.3

Harris to Kohli, no run, shortish ball on off stump, defended from the crease towards point

47.4

Harris to Kohli, no run, just outside off, Kohli is happy to leave that as well

47.5

Harris to Kohli, no run, a length ball around off, Kohli punches off the front foot towards mid-on

47.6

Harris to Kohli, no run, more patience from Kohli, shoulders arms to another ball outside off

India 124/4   V Kohli 42* (76b 6x4)

49.1

Harris to Kohli, no run, an overpitched ball from Harris, defended towards the leg side

49.2

Harris to Kohli, 1 run, the bat turns in Kohli's hand as he plays that towards mid-on

India 125/4   V Kohli 43* (78b 6x4)

50.1

Siddle to Kohli, 1 run, short of length ball on off stump, Kohli drops it to the off side and pushes Laxman for another quick single

50.5

Siddle to Kohli, no run, pitched up and outside off, left alone by Kohli

50.6

Siddle to Kohli, OUT, the end of Kohli, he was looking so good this session, can't blame any demons in the pitch for that dismissal, a length ball that Kohli drives uppishly, Warner was waiting at point for that, some exuberant celebrations from Siddle, Kohli should be kicking himself to be dismissed in this manner after taking his time to settle in, and surviving a testing early phase

V Kohli c Warner b Siddle 44 (107m 81b 6x4 0x6) SR: 54.32

India 131/5   V Kohli 44 (81b 6x4)
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Australia won by 298 runs
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Australia won by an innings and 68 runs
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Jan 15, 2012

David Warner relaxes in the dressing-room after the Perth Test, Australia v India, 3rd Test, Perth, 3rd day, January 15, 2012

David Warner relaxes in the dressing-room after the Perth Test

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Jan 15, 2012

It pours for David Warner in a jubilant Australia dressing room, Australia v India, 3rd Test, Perth, 3rd day, January 15, 2012

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