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)
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87.3

Siddle to Sharma, no run, Ishant pats back a full delivery back to the charged-up siddle

87.4

Siddle to Sharma, no run, gets out of the way of the bouncer, searing stuff from Siddle, pounding India with relentless effort

87.5

Siddle to Sharma, no run, Ishant was backing away expecting the bouncer, but did well to shuffle across and defend the pitched up ball back down the track

87.6

Siddle to Sharma, no run, pinned to the crease, holds the bat out close to the body to thick-edge a full delivery towards slips

India 230/8   I Sharma 0* (4b)
89.1

Siddle to Sharma, no run, keeps out the pitched up delivery from the crease, just about

89.2

Siddle to Sharma, 1 run, Ishant has no pretensions to being a stroke-maker, but he values his own wicket, an inside edge dribbles to fine leg

India 239/8   I Sharma 1* (6b)
90.1

Harris to Sharma, no run, played out from the crease watchfully to covers

90.2

Harris to Sharma, no run, and now Ishant escapes a run out, he wants to give Virat the strike, but has to double back as the throw comes from covers

90.3

Harris to Sharma, no run, searing bouncer, Ishant did not have enough time to get out of the way, could have been hit, lucky that the ball missed

90.4

Harris to Sharma, no run, pushes the pitched up ball on the off side

90.5

Harris to Sharma, no run, almost gets him with the slower full delivery, Ishant bends the knee for the cover drive, and is beaten

90.6

Harris to Sharma, no run, withdraws from the way of a widish bouncer

India 239/8   I Sharma 1* (12b)
91.3

Siddle to Sharma, no run, pushed towards point

91.4

Siddle to Sharma, 3 runs, Ishant tries to get behind the line of the short ball, and it loops up over the slip cordon

India 245/8   I Sharma 4* (14b)
92.1

Harris to Sharma, FOUR, Ishant rarely drives, this time he does, goes through with the shot, and gets four behind point

92.2

Harris to Sharma, FOUR, goes for another drive, rarer from Ishant, thick edge this time flies past gully

92.3

Harris to Sharma, no run, well done, behind the line of the short ball, and keeps it down on the off side

92.4

Harris to Sharma, no run, bouncer angling across Ishant who hangs his bat out to defend as he hops, beaten

92.5

Harris to Sharma, no run, another short ball, down the leg side this time

92.6

Harris to Sharma, no run, sharp thick edge flies to Ponting on the bounce at second slip, and the former captain's palms are hurt with the take

India 253/8   I Sharma 12* (20b 2x4)
93.5

Hilfenhaus to Sharma, 1 no ball, Ishant fends at another short ball, dies on its way to point off the bat handle

93.5

Hilfenhaus to Sharma, FOUR, gets some more runs, short and widish ball, he cuts it hard in the air over gully

93.6

Hilfenhaus to Sharma, OUT, the slower one gets Ishant, superb delivery, pitches on a length around off and foxes Ishant as he looks to defend, off stump is rattled

I Sharma b Hilfenhaus 16 (30m 23b 3x4 0x6) SR: 69.56

India 263/9   I Sharma 16 (23b 3x4)
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Hours of play (local time) 10.30am start, Lunch 12.30-13.10, Tea 15.10-15.30, Close 17.30

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