India tour of Australia, 4th Test: Australia v India at Adelaide, Jan 24-28, 2012
Australia won by 298 runs
Played at Adelaide Oval
24,25,26,27,28 January 2012 (5-day match)
  • Overs 1-50
  • Overs 51-100
28.2

Harris to Laxman, no run, length ball played out to mid on

28.3

Harris to Laxman, no run, worked towards square leg

28.4

Harris to Laxman, 1 run, pushes a pitched up delivery past mid on to get off the mark

India 101/3   VVS Laxman 1* (3b)
29.1

Lyon to Laxman, no run, pushes a tossed up ball to extra cover

29.2

Lyon to Laxman, no run, moves across and defends a length ball

29.3

Lyon to Laxman, no run, scoops the push in the air, just past the non-striker, falls short of mid off

29.4

Lyon to Laxman, no run, pushed off the front foot, along the ground, to mid off

29.5

Lyon to Laxman, 1 run, defends with a thick edge past slip

India 102/3   VVS Laxman 2* (8b)
30.1

Siddle to Laxman, no run, plays out a full delivery half-forward on the off side

30.2

Siddle to Laxman, no run, opens the face a tad as he defends towards point

30.3

Siddle to Laxman, no run, defended on the off side

30.4

Siddle to Laxman, no run, leading edge as he looks to whip a pitched up delivery down the ground, races along the ground to extra cover

30.5

Siddle to Laxman, FOUR, outside edge to the pitched up delivery, but Laxman survives, there is a big gap between slip and keeper, Haddin dives but cannot get to it, Siddle is disgusted

30.6

Siddle to Laxman, no run, can get back and across to the good length ball and block from the crease

India 106/3   VVS Laxman 6* (14b 1x4)
32.1

Siddle to Laxman, no run, thick outside edge runs to gully as he pushes with an open face

32.2

Siddle to Laxman, no run, defended solidly off the front foot

32.3

Siddle to Laxman, no run, defends a back of a length ball on the off side

32.4

Siddle to Laxman, no run, pushes half-forward and runs this length ball to point

32.5

Siddle to Laxman, no run, loud imploring appeal from Australia, Laxman rapped on the pads with one that comes in sharply from a length, caught him pretty high on the pad, would have gone over middle and leg

32.6

Siddle to Laxman, no run, rides the bounce on this back of a length ball and pushes on the off side

India 110/4   VVS Laxman 6* (20b 1x4)
33.4

Lyon to Laxman, no run, angled across Laxman, who pushes it to silly point

33.5

Lyon to Laxman, no run, pushes off the front foot to mid off

33.6

Lyon to Laxman, no run, defended to Ponting at silly point

India 117/4   VVS Laxman 6* (23b 1x4)
35.1

Lyon to Laxman, 1 run, tossed up across the batsman, pushed wide of mid off

India 118/4   VVS Laxman 7* (24b 1x4)
36.1

Siddle to Laxman, no run, pitched up for the loose poke or the drive, left alone

36.2

Siddle to Laxman, no run, another big appeal for lbw, Siddle is convinced again, but umpire Dharmasena is not, that looked very very close, that would have taken out off, struck him just outside the line of off

36.3

Siddle to Laxman, 2 runs, pitched up, driven off the front foot through extra cover

36.4

Siddle to Laxman, no run, drops a back of a length ball down the track

36.5

Siddle to Laxman, no run, beats him outside off stump, and stares at him coldly, Laxman sucked forward into having a poke well outside off stump, that was quick as it jagged away from a good length

36.6

Siddle to Laxman, no run, swinging in a tad as it is hurled in full, tentatively patted back

India 120/4   VVS Laxman 9* (30b 1x4)
37.5

Hussey to Laxman, no run, beaten outside off stump again, as he pokes at a widish straightening delivery

37.6

Hussey to Laxman, no run, left alone safely this time

India 121/4   VVS Laxman 9* (32b 1x4)
39.1

Hussey to Laxman, no run, left alone outside off as Hussey continues, a shade surprisingly

39.2

Hussey to Laxman, no run, pushed hard to mid off

39.3

Hussey to Laxman, no run, comes in a bit wide outside off, he lets it be

39.4

Hussey to Laxman, no run, pushed to mid on

39.5

Hussey to Laxman, no run, opens the face and runs it towards gully

39.6

Hussey to Laxman, 2 runs, works it wristily from off past a diving midwicket

India 123/4   VVS Laxman 11* (38b 1x4)
41.1

Lyon to Laxman, 2 runs, drives a tossed up ball off the front foot past mid off

41.2

Lyon to Laxman, 1 run, goes deep in the crease to nudge behind square leg

41.4

Lyon to Laxman, no run, moves forward to smother a tossed up ball

41.5

Lyon to Laxman, 1 run, goes back and across and works with the spin behind square leg

India 128/4   VVS Laxman 15* (42b 1x4)
42.1

Hilfenhaus to Laxman, no run, holds its line after being angled across fullish outside off, left alone

42.2

Hilfenhaus to Laxman, no run, bounce this time but two feet outside off and he flags it through

42.3

Hilfenhaus to Laxman, no run, crouches low and defends on the off side

42.4

Hilfenhaus to Laxman, no run, sends it on a good length around off, he lets it go once again

42.5

Hilfenhaus to Laxman, 1 run, whipped from middle behind square leg

India 129/4   VVS Laxman 16* (47b 1x4)
43.1

Lyon to Laxman, no run, moves forward and turns with the spin to the man at short midwicket

43.2

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

43.3

Lyon to Laxman, 2 leg byes, nudged fine down the leg side as it turns in

43.4

Lyon to Laxman, no run, motions well forward to push a tossed up ball down the track

43.5

Lyon to Laxman, 1 run, swivels to a shortish one on leg and pulls it to deep square

India 132/4   VVS Laxman 17* (52b 1x4)
44.1

Hilfenhaus to Laxman, no run, drives off the front foot to cover

44.2

Hilfenhaus to Laxman, no run, length ball outside off stump, there have been so few loose deliveries from Australia, left alone

44.3

Hilfenhaus to Laxman, no run, comes forward and blocks a good length ball

44.4

Hilfenhaus to Laxman, no run, pushes forward and defends to cover

44.5

Hilfenhaus to Laxman, 1 run, direct hit, Laxman had pulled in the air to deep square, Lyon ripped in the throw, Laxman was just in, he had plonked his bat in

India 133/4   VVS Laxman 18* (57b 1x4)
45.1

Lyon to Laxman, FOUR, well played, waits for the length ball to come on outside off and cuts late through vacant point

45.2

Lyon to Laxman, no run, worked behind square on the leg side

45.3

Lyon to Laxman, no run, whip-drives a tossed up ball to mid off

45.4

Lyon to Laxman, no run, tossed up ball is defended to short leg

45.5

Lyon to Laxman, no run, angled across widish outside off, and left alone

45.6

Lyon to Laxman, 1 run, pushed to point from the crease

India 142/4   VVS Laxman 23* (63b 2x4)
46.1

Harris to Laxman, no run, drives a fullish one to cover

46.2

Harris to Laxman, no run, holds its line on a good length outside off stump, left alone

46.3

Harris to Laxman, no run, tails in a shade after pitching on a length outside off, he lets it go

46.4

Harris to Laxman, no run, another leave outside the off stump

46.5

Harris to Laxman, no run, hurls it in very full on off, he pats it back on the off side

46.6

Harris to Laxman, 2 runs, uses the angle to flick to fine leg

India 144/4   VVS Laxman 25* (69b 2x4)
48.1

Harris to Laxman, no run, dropped by Ponting at a wide second slip, good length ball moves away slightly, Laxman drives loosely, but Ponting fumbles the take

48.2

Harris to Laxman, no run, leaves a similar delivery alone now

48.3

Harris to Laxman, no run, length ball pushed to cover quietly

48.4

Harris to Laxman, no run, uff, that is a snorter, that takes off from back of a length, Laxman tries to ride it, it nearly takes the outside edge as he hops in the air

48.5

Harris to Laxman, no run, pushed off the back foot towards point

48.6

Harris to Laxman, no run, bends forward low and defends to covers

India 146/4   VVS Laxman 25* (75b 2x4)
49.4

Clarke to Laxman, 1 run, thick outside edge runs behind point as he presses forward

India 148/4   VVS Laxman 26* (76b 2x4)
50.1

Harris to Laxman, no run, shapes a pitched up delivery away from a good length, left alone

50.2

Harris to Laxman, no run, comes in a tad from a good length, pushed on the off side

50.3

Harris to Laxman, no run, defends the full delivery down the track

50.4

Harris to Laxman, FOUR, full one whipped off the pads behind square leg and it rolls into the boundary

50.5

Harris to Laxman, no run, shaping away from a good length, Laxman lets it go

50.6

Harris to Laxman, 1 wide, searing high bouncer, Laxman ducks under it

50.6

Harris to Laxman, no run, shortish delivery that he defends

India 153/4   VVS Laxman 30* (82b 3x4)
51.2

Clarke to Laxman, no run, turning in from outside leg, defended off the front foot

51.3

Clarke to Laxman, 1 run, driven off the front foot wide of mid off for one

51.5

Clarke to Laxman, FOUR, well played, leans in to the drive and sends the tossed up ball racing between extra cover and mid off

51.6

Clarke to Laxman, no run, defended off the front foot, inside edge dribbles fine on the leg side

India 160/4   VVS Laxman 35* (86b 4x4)
53.1

Lyon to Laxman, no run, left alone outside off

53.2

Lyon to Laxman, OUT, and he's fallen to his strength, whipped from off stump straight into short midwicket, not a great delivery at all, shortish, he went back and across, and went through the shot with a wristy flourish, hit it straight to that man, is that his last innings for India?

VVS Laxman c Marsh b Lyon 35 (101m 88b 4x4 0x6) SR: 39.77

India 162/5   VVS Laxman 35 (88b 4x4)
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