Border-Gavaskar Trophy - 4th Test

Australia v India

Australia won by 298 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

31.3

Siddle to Laxman, no run, half-forward and plays it out towards point

31.4

Siddle to Laxman, no run, around off stump, defended

31.5

Siddle to Laxman, 3 runs, shot! this was the Laxman of old, gets forward to the full delivery and wills it past extra cover firmly

India 81/3   VVS Laxman 3* (3b)

32.1

Hilfenhaus to Laxman, no run, outside edge as Laxman hangs his bat half-forward, falls well short to Ponting's right, but he stretches out to save some runs

32.2

Hilfenhaus to Laxman, no run, left alone outside off

32.3

Hilfenhaus to Laxman, no run, shuffles across and plays out a length ball towards midwicket

32.4

Hilfenhaus to Laxman, no run, pushed towards covers

32.5

Hilfenhaus to Laxman, no run, pitched up two feet outside off, Laxman shoulders arms

32.6

Hilfenhaus to Laxman, 1 run, worked to the right of mid on for a single

India 82/3   VVS Laxman 4* (9b)

33.1

Siddle to Laxman, FOUR, shot! the old Laxman again, leans well forward and across, almost exaggerated considering his reluctance to do so initially, and gracefully drives past extra cover

33.2

Siddle to Laxman, no run, lets a shortish one go outside off

33.3

Siddle to Laxman, no run, and then he is beaten outside the off stump in his bid to come forward, the ball just holding its line as Laxman lunges to defend at it

33.4

Siddle to Laxman, 1 run, allows the length ball to come on and taps it with an open face towards point as he gets forward

India 87/3   VVS Laxman 9* (13b 1x4)

34.1

Lyon to Laxman, 3 runs, gets a thick edge first ball as he floats it up outside off stump, Laxman goes for the drive and edges it past slip

34.6

Lyon to Laxman, no run, full delivery whipped away wristily to midwicket

India 91/4   VVS Laxman 12* (15b 1x4)

36.1

Lyon to Laxman, no run, hit on the pads as he draws him forward, big turn but he was well outside the line of off

36.2

Lyon to Laxman, no run, superb line this, full and outside off, drives towards mid off

36.3

Lyon to Laxman, no run, dips as it is tossed up full, smothers off the front foot

36.4

Lyon to Laxman, no run, smothered off the front foot

36.5

Lyon to Laxman, no run, hit on the pad again with turn from outside off, but again outside the line

36.6

Lyon to Laxman, no run, defended off the front foot

India 93/4   VVS Laxman 12* (21b 1x4)

38.1

Lyon to Laxman, no run, defended off the back foot

38.2

Lyon to Laxman, no run, pushes forward and turns the full ball to midwicket

38.3

Lyon to Laxman, no run, lovely bowling, dips as it is tossed up, and turns in to take the inside edge on to pad, could have looped up, did not

38.4

Lyon to Laxman, 1 run, worked off the pad square for a single, this was the norm when Ashwin bowled

India 98/4   VVS Laxman 13* (25b 1x4)

39.1

Harris to Laxman, no run, pushes forward but short cover is in the way

39.2

Harris to Laxman, no run, left alone as it moves away a shade outside off

39.3

Harris to Laxman, 1 run, tentatively forward to one angled in now, outstanding bowling on a flat deck, inside edge is produced, dribbles away on the leg side

India 99/4   VVS Laxman 14* (28b 1x4)

40.1

Lyon to Laxman, no run, drift outside off, he reaches out and slaps it to extra cover

40.2

Lyon to Laxman, no run, gets bat in front of pad to push down the track

40.3

Lyon to Laxman, 1 run, dips as it is tossed up, he gets forward to push towards mid off

India 100/4   VVS Laxman 15* (31b 1x4)

41.4

Harris to Laxman, no run, pushes forward and smothers a pitched up delivery

41.5

Harris to Laxman, no run, pushes a length delivery on the off side

41.6

Harris to Laxman, no run, too good, holding its line after being angled in appreciably towards off, Laxman ends up feebly pushing inside the line

India 104/4   VVS Laxman 15* (34b 1x4)

42.3

Lyon to Laxman, no run, comes forward and drives towards extra cover

42.4

Lyon to Laxman, 1 run, moves across as he sees the line closer to off and works behind square on the leg side

India 106/4   VVS Laxman 16* (36b 1x4)

44.1

Lyon to Laxman, 2 runs, slightly short and cut away through point

44.2

Lyon to Laxman, no run, pushes forward in defence to a tossed up ball

44.3

Lyon to Laxman, no run, pushed to silly point off the front foot

44.4

Lyon to Laxman, no run, superb bowling, making him reach forward to a tossed up ball outside off, gets the inside edge past short leg as it spins in

44.5

Lyon to Laxman, no run, nudged to short leg

44.6

Lyon to Laxman, no run, digs back a very full delivery

India 109/4   VVS Laxman 18* (42b 1x4)

46.1

Lyon to Laxman, OUT, Nathan Lyon has deserved this wicket, Laxman looks to dab one spinning in outside off and edges it through to Haddin, extremely ordinary shot

VVS Laxman c †Haddin b Lyon 18 (61m 43b 1x4 0x6) SR: 41.86

India 111/5   VVS Laxman 18 (43b 1x4)
Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100
Series Results
Australia v India at Adelaide - Jan 24-28, 2012
Australia won by 298 runs
Australia v India at Perth - Jan 13-15, 2012
Australia won by an innings and 37 runs
Australia v India at Sydney - Jan 3-6, 2012
Australia won by an innings and 68 runs
Australia v India at Melbourne - Dec 26-29, 2011
Australia won by 122 runs
More results »

Match Coverage

Photos

Jan 28, 2012

Rahul Dravid with MS Dhoni and Virender Sehwag, 4th Test, Adelaide, 5th day, January 28, 2012

Rahul Dravid with MS Dhoni and Virender Sehwag

© Getty Images

Jan 28, 2012

MS Dhoni and his team-mates after the loss, 4th Test, Adelaide, 5th day, January 28, 2012

MS Dhoni and his team-mates after the loss

© Getty Images

All photos for this match | Galleries