Border-Gavaskar Trophy - 4th Test

Australia v India

Australia won by 298 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

33.6

Siddle to Kohli, no run, Virat had absolutely no clue as he came across to a pacy short of a length delivery that whizzed past as he looked to defend

India 87/4   V Kohli 0* (1b)

34.2

Lyon to Kohli, no run, good ball, turning in from a fuller length, Virat uncertain in forward defence

34.3

Lyon to Kohli, no run, played out off the back foot towards point

34.4

Lyon to Kohli, no run, short, but in the mindset that they are, it must be seeming like a square turner, carefully patted away

34.5

Lyon to Kohli, 1 run, pushes with the turn, and works it away past midwicket

India 91/4   V Kohli 1* (5b)

35.1

Siddle to Kohli, no run, motions forward and watchfully defends a pitched up delivery

35.2

Siddle to Kohli, no run, hurls it in fullish and straight close to off, left alone

35.3

Siddle to Kohli, no run, moves away after pitching then comes back in making it a tough one for Haddin but wide enough to be left alone

35.4

Siddle to Kohli, 2 runs, leans in to the drive and eases the full delivery past extra cover

35.5

Siddle to Kohli, no run, some away movement, left alone outside off

35.6

Siddle to Kohli, no run, fine shot, whipped away from off stump, but straight to midwicket

India 93/4   V Kohli 3* (11b)

37.1

Harris to Kohli, no run, pushed away on the off side

37.2

Harris to Kohli, FOUR, gets bat in front of pad and clips the length ball in front of square leg from middle and off

37.3

Harris to Kohli, no run, widish length ball left alone

37.4

Harris to Kohli, no run, fullish this time but still not close enough to make him play

37.5

Harris to Kohli, no run, comes in slightly but from far outside off, another leave

37.6

Harris to Kohli, no run, moving away this time from back of a length, he looks to leave it belatedly and the ball hits the bat to roll towards point

India 97/4   V Kohli 7* (17b 1x4)

38.5

Lyon to Kohli, no run, played out to short leg

38.6

Lyon to Kohli, no run, some bounce outside off, played out to point

India 98/4   V Kohli 7* (19b 1x4)

39.4

Harris to Kohli, no run, defended off the back foot

39.5

Harris to Kohli, no run, too wide outside off this time

39.6

Harris to Kohli, no run, goes wide of the crease and angles it in, he has a look and shoulders arms

India 99/4   V Kohli 7* (22b 1x4)

40.4

Lyon to Kohli, no run, drifts away on a good length and turns in outside off, left alone

40.5

Lyon to Kohli, no run, comes across and pushes to short leg

40.6

Lyon to Kohli, 1 run, reaches out to drive to the right of extra cover where Hussey runs across and dives to save some runs

India 101/4   V Kohli 8* (25b 1x4)

41.1

Harris to Kohli, 2 runs, pulls a well-directed short ball through midwicket, swivelling slowly and keeping it along the ground

41.2

Harris to Kohli, no run, left alone outside off

41.3

Harris to Kohli, 1 run, uses the angle on the length delivery to work for a single towards midwicket

India 104/4   V Kohli 11* (28b 1x4)

42.1

Lyon to Kohli, no run, presses well forward in defence

42.2

Lyon to Kohli, 1 run, turns in from outside off and is worked away through square leg

42.5

Lyon to Kohli, no run, turns in from just outside off, defended to short leg

42.6

Lyon to Kohli, 1 run, worked towards square leg from the crease

India 107/4   V Kohli 13* (32b 1x4)

43.1

Harris to Kohli, no run, bounces from short of a length but too far outside off

43.2

Harris to Kohli, no run, reaches out to a low full toss and pats it away to short extra cover

43.3

Harris to Kohli, no run, beaten on the drive as Harris pitches it up full

43.4

Harris to Kohli, no run, gets across and pats away a near-yorker outside off

43.5

Harris to Kohli, no run, leans forward and pushes to extra cover

43.6

Harris to Kohli, no run, left alone outside off

India 107/4   V Kohli 13* (38b 1x4)

45.1

Hussey to Kohli, 2 runs, starts off with a wide and full one that is driven wide of sweeper cover

45.2

Hussey to Kohli, no run, gets the line closer to off, pushed back to the bowler

45.3

Hussey to Kohli, no run, pushes off the front foot to short extra cover

45.4

Hussey to Kohli, no run, fine stop by Ponting at short extra cover, Virat had slapped the full delivery very hard but Ponting got his left hand out immediately to stop it

45.5

Hussey to Kohli, no run, bit of a leading edge as he looks to push on the leg side

45.6

Hussey to Kohli, no run, pushed towards midwicket

India 111/4   V Kohli 15* (44b 1x4)

47.1

Hussey to Kohli, 1 run, squeezes a full delivery on the off side for one

India 112/5   V Kohli 16* (45b 1x4)

48.1

Lyon to Kohli, no run, some bounce from outside off stump, pushed on the leg side

48.2

Lyon to Kohli, no run, slapped off the back foot to extra cover

48.3

Lyon to Kohli, no run, back and across and defends to silly point

48.4

Lyon to Kohli, no run, whip-driven right into Ponting at silly point

48.5

Lyon to Kohli, no run, goes on the back foot and plays with the turn to mid on

48.6

Lyon to Kohli, 1 run, quicker one pushed past extra cover

India 113/5   V Kohli 17* (51b 1x4)

49.1

Hussey to Kohli, 1 run, whipped to deep square from the crease

49.3

Hussey to Kohli, no run, comes in slightly from a length, left alone

49.4

Hussey to Kohli, no run, drives off the front foot to one of those two men

49.5

Hussey to Kohli, 1 run, pushed to the right of mid off

India 118/5   V Kohli 19* (55b 1x4)

50.1

Lyon to Kohli, no run, bounce from a length for Lyon, he gets across and keeps it down

50.2

Lyon to Kohli, 2 runs, shortish ball, and he has time to punch past covers for two

50.3

Lyon to Kohli, no run, worked to short leg from outside off

50.4

Lyon to Kohli, no run, whipped down to mid on from outside off

50.5

Lyon to Kohli, no run, pushed down the track off the front foot

50.6

Lyon to Kohli, no run, worked to short leg on the bounce

India 122/5   V Kohli 21* (61b 1x4)

52.1

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, 3 runs, gets the length to which he can get back and across and thump it past extra cover, lunging slide on the boundary saves a run, tremendous effort

India 125/5   V Kohli 24* (62b 1x4)

53.1

Siddle to Kohli, no run, moves forward and blocks a pitched up delivery close to off

53.2

Siddle to Kohli, no run, fine leave, he hits 143.9 kph as he pitches it up, Virat takes a step across, covers the off stump and shoulders arms

53.3

Siddle to Kohli, no run, similar to the ones that have got him earlier, his trigger movement is to come forward, this one angles in and moves away a tad from a tight length, he leaves it

53.4

Siddle to Kohli, 2 runs, angled in towards middle, and Virat works it through midwicket

53.5

Siddle to Kohli, no run, lets another one go past outside off

53.6

Siddle to Kohli, 1 run, well bowled, coming in at 146 kph, Virat just about got the bat in front of pad to work it square

India 128/5   V Kohli 27* (68b 1x4)

54.1

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, continues to show good judgment with one more leave outside off

54.2

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, fuller length makes him come forward in tight defence

54.3

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, 1 run, hangs in the air as it is hurled in towards off very full, Virat waits and turns it to midwicket

India 129/5   V Kohli 28* (71b 1x4)

55.1

Siddle to Kohli, FOUR, Siddle targets the stumps with a full length but Virat is waiting for it, bat well in front of pad as he turns it firmly in front of square leg

55.2

Siddle to Kohli, no run, poor shot this time, very wide and moving further away, takes a huge effort from him to reach out and have a waft, is cross with himself

55.3

Siddle to Kohli, no run, back of a length ball calmly eased out to midwicket

55.4

Siddle to Kohli, no run, good length now a foot outside off, he shoulders arms

55.5

Siddle to Kohli, no run, similar delivery, fine leave again, not even a hint of tentativeness unlike the me who followed him in the line-up

55.6

Siddle to Kohli, no run, continues to shoulder arms as Australia persist with the tight line outside off

India 134/5   V Kohli 32* (77b 2x4)

57.1

Siddle to Kohli, no run, mid on lunges to his left to cut off the single after Virat was eager to take on, having pushed the full delivery past Saha

57.2

Siddle to Kohli, FOUR, goes for the pull immediately as he sees it banged in short, swivels on a leg, was hurried just a shade but timed it well past mid on

57.3

Siddle to Kohli, no run, moving away from a good length and he is back to leaving

57.4

Siddle to Kohli, no run, shoulders arms once again

57.5

Siddle to Kohli, no run, this one moved in a shade in the air as it headed full for the stumps, Virat whips it to midwicket

57.6

Siddle to Kohli, 1 run, further towards leg with that fuller length and Virat flicks elegantly down to deep square

India 143/5   V Kohli 37* (83b 3x4)

58.1

Harris to Kohli, 3 runs, thumps the drive off the front foot, and mid off cannot stop it cleanly with a dive to his left

India 146/5   V Kohli 40* (84b 3x4)

59.1

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, moves across and works wirstily to midwicket

59.2

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, back of a length, pushed towards mid on

59.3

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, straightish on middle and leg, worked away off the pad, Ponting is in front of square leg, shortish, and stops it well, getting down quickly to his right

59.4

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, FOUR, rare poor delivery from Australia, headed full and down leg, Virat puts it away fine with a nudge

59.5

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, better line, just outside off, full length again, he comes forward and pushes to mid on

59.6

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, 1 run, slower one at 118 kph, but towards leg, allowing him time to shuffle and work it behind square

India 151/5   V Kohli 45* (90b 4x4)

60.1

Harris to Kohli, no run, back of a length has not worked unless it is banged in hard like Siddle does, easily defended

60.2

Harris to Kohli, 2 runs, eagerly gets forward and drives the pitched up delivery through cover, pulled back just inside the rope

60.3

Harris to Kohli, no run, allows it to come in with the angle and pushes to mid on

60.4

Harris to Kohli, 1 run, worked behind square leg off the pad

India 154/5   V Kohli 48* (94b 4x4)

61.1

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, pushed firmly off the front foot but not timed well enough to beat mid off to his right

61.2

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, pushed from the crease to mid on

61.3

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, pushed to mid on again

61.4

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, half-forward to a good length ball and tucks it towards midwicket

61.5

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, 1 no ball, comes forward and nudges the slower one towards midwicket

61.5

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, FOUR, shot! there are two short midwickets, but Virat sends the ball purring between them and also beats the man running to his left in the deep, very well made 50

61.6

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, smothered off the front foot

India 159/5   V Kohli 52* (101b 5x4)

62.6

Lyon to Kohli, no run, turned with the spin to short leg

India 162/5   V Kohli 52* (102b 5x4)

64.1

Lyon to Kohli, no run, flighted ball whip-driven off the front foot to mid off

64.2

Lyon to Kohli, 1 run, worked in front of square leg off the pad

64.4

Lyon to Kohli, no run, turns down the leg side

64.5

Lyon to Kohli, 1 run, lunges forward and turns the full delivery to the right of mid on

India 169/5   V Kohli 54* (106b 5x4)

65.1

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, slanted too wide across the right-hander

65.2

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, 2 runs, good driving again, right to the pitch of the full delivery and sends it along the ground through extra cover with an emphatic swing of the bat

65.3

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, another one slanted too wide outside off

65.4

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, the line is again way too much outside off to interest the batsman

65.5

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, persisting with that widish line outside off, left alone

65.6

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, sticks to that wide line and the over ends with one more leave

India 171/5   V Kohli 56* (112b 5x4)

67.1

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, Hilfenhaus persists with that wide line angled across the right-hander outside off

67.2

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, two feet outside off on a length, left alone

67.3

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, has him reaching out to a pitched up delivery, he drives it to one of the two short covers

67.4

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, moving away with the angle from some way outside off, left alone

67.5

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, bit of bounce now but with that line outside off, no need to play

67.6

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, 1 run, back of a length now and that allows him to slap the widish one to the left of mid off

India 172/5   V Kohli 57* (118b 5x4)

68.1

Lyon to Kohli, no run, goes back and across and turns it to short leg

68.2

Lyon to Kohli, no run, backs away and punches the length ball hard to extra cover

68.3

Lyon to Kohli, no run, tossed up ball smothered down the track

68.4

Lyon to Kohli, 1 run, gets forward and plays with the turn to midwicket

India 173/5   V Kohli 58* (122b 5x4)

69.6

Clarke to Kohli, 1 run, worked square on the leg side

India 182/5   V Kohli 59* (123b 5x4)

70.1

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

70.2

Lyon to Kohli, 1 run

70.4

Lyon to Kohli, no run, angled in full and goes down the leg side, neither batsman nor keeper managing anything on it

70.5

Lyon to Kohli, 1 run, goes forward and pushes a flighted ball to extra cover

India 185/5   V Kohli 61* (127b 5x4)

71.1

Clarke to Kohli, FOUR, short from Clarke, and Virat backs away to thump the pull through midwicket

71.2

Clarke to Kohli, no run

71.3

Clarke to Kohli, no run, whip-driven to extra cover

71.4

Clarke to Kohli, SIX, another short ball, another pull, this one goes all the way over the deep midwicket boundary

71.5

Clarke to Kohli, no run, defended off the front foot to mid on

71.6

Clarke to Kohli, no run, shortish outside off, slapped to extra cover

India 195/5   V Kohli 71* (133b 6x4 1x6)

72.2

Lyon to Kohli, FOUR, there is the whip-drive and this time he gets it past extra cover, that shot is entirely his own

72.3

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

72.4

Lyon to Kohli, no run, worked off the front foot down to mid on

72.5

Lyon to Kohli, no run, worked to midwicket

72.6

Lyon to Kohli, no run, goes for a forcing drive to a full delivery but straight to extra cover

India 200/5   V Kohli 75* (138b 7x4 1x6)

73.2

Clarke to Kohli, no run, getting a touch impatient, whip-drives forcefully, cannot find the gap

73.3

Clarke to Kohli, no run, again he tries to force it away, pushed to the bowler

73.4

Clarke to Kohli, no run, pushed away quietly this time

73.5

Clarke to Kohli, 1 run, driven off the front foot to sweeper cover

India 202/5   V Kohli 76* (142b 7x4 1x6)

74.1

Lyon to Kohli, no run, tossed up ball defended off the front foot

74.2

Lyon to Kohli, no run, turned to short leg

74.3

Lyon to Kohli, no run, gets forward in defence again

74.4

Lyon to Kohli, no run, whipped off the pad to midwicket

74.5

Lyon to Kohli, no run, backs away and cuts hard, but backward point does well to stop it

74.6

Lyon to Kohli, 1 run, hit to deep square leg

India 205/5   V Kohli 77* (148b 7x4 1x6)

75.1

Hussey to Kohli, no run, left alone outside off

75.2

Hussey to Kohli, no run, length ball keeping low wide outside off, slapped away to short cover

75.3

Hussey to Kohli, 1 run, similar delivery, he waits a touch and guides it out to sweeper cover

75.6

Hussey to Kohli, 1 run, driven nicely off the front foot to mid off

India 210/5   V Kohli 79* (152b 7x4 1x6)

76.1

Clarke to Kohli, no run, turning away from middle and leg, defended off the front foot

76.2

Clarke to Kohli, 1 run, cut behind point to bring up a rare 100 stand in the series for India, shows how good this pitch really is, the way these two have carried on in this session

76.4

Clarke to Kohli, 1 run, pitching outside leg and turning in, worked square for a single

India 213/5   V Kohli 81* (155b 7x4 1x6)

77.1

Hussey to Kohli, no run, whipped from off stump but straight to mid on

77.2

Hussey to Kohli, 1 run, bit of width and cut away to sweeper cover

India 214/5   V Kohli 82* (157b 7x4 1x6)

78.1

Clarke to Kohli, 2 runs, whipped through midwicket for two more

78.2

Clarke to Kohli, no run, makes some room and whip-drives but cannot beat extra cover

78.3

Clarke to Kohli, no run, hit on the pad as he pushes forward, pitching outside leg

78.4

Clarke to Kohli, 2 runs, slightly short and he pulls through midwicket for a couple

78.5

Clarke to Kohli, no run

78.6

Clarke to Kohli, no run, he has played this shot so many times today, but has almost always found extra cover, as he does again with the whip-drive

India 218/5   V Kohli 86* (163b 7x4 1x6)

79.4

Hussey to Kohli, no run, pushed to short cover

79.5

Hussey to Kohli, no run, defended on the off side

79.6

Hussey to Kohli, 1 run, shuffles and works to deep square leg

India 220/5   V Kohli 87* (166b 7x4 1x6)

80.1

Harris to Kohli, no run, coming in a shade from a good length, defended off the front foot

80.2

Harris to Kohli, no run, bounce from a good length, he moves across and carefully plays it down

80.3

Harris to Kohli, no run, whips the full delivery angled in towards the pads, but straight to square leg

80.4

Harris to Kohli, no run, pitched up delivery driven off the front foot to mid off

80.5

Harris to Kohli, 2 runs, shortish length allows him to go back and work in front of square leg

80.6

Harris to Kohli, no run, takes a step out, sees the length ball dart away, and withdraws the bat late

India 222/5   V Kohli 89* (172b 7x4 1x6)

82.1

Harris to Kohli, no run, good length ball defended towards mid on

82.2

Harris to Kohli, no run, moving a long way down the leg side

82.3

Harris to Kohli, no run, misses out, hard the width outside off, but found point with the cut

82.4

Harris to Kohli, no run, takes a step out and allows this length ball to go past

82.5

Harris to Kohli, no run, almost gets into trouble, reaches out and pushes a pitched up delivery, the ball goes on the bounce to the diving short cover

82.6

Harris to Kohli, no run, lovely ball, holding its line from back of a length outside off, Virat pokes and is beaten

India 222/5   V Kohli 89* (178b 7x4 1x6)

83.3

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, allows an away-going delivery to carry on outside off

83.4

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, right out of the middle of the bat as he comes forward and pushes to extra cover

83.5

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, 2 runs, does not get hold of the drive but still gets it past the man at extra cover, moves into the 90s now

83.6

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, beaten outside off stump as he has a waft at a widish delivery

India 225/5   V Kohli 91* (182b 7x4 1x6)

85.3

Siddle to Kohli, no run, straightish length ball left alone outside off

85.4

Siddle to Kohli, no run, another one straightish some way outside off and he flags it through

85.5

Siddle to Kohli, no run, defended towards mid on, they think about the single briefly, no run there

85.6

Siddle to Kohli, no run, whew, how close was that, not very close, given the assured manner in which he let it go, inches from off stump, in reality

India 229/6   V Kohli 91* (186b 7x4 1x6)

86.5

Harris to Kohli, no run, Australia appeal as one, loudly, for a long time, Kohli struck on the pad in front of leg stump, umpire Dharmasena unmoved, replays show the ball would have missed leg with the angle

86.6

Harris to Kohli, no run, defended off the front foot

India 230/6   V Kohli 91* (188b 7x4 1x6)

88.1

Harris to Kohli, FOUR, Virat takes it upon himself to score a few quick runs, front foot goes out, and he slaps the back of a length ball wide of the man at sweeper cover

88.2

Harris to Kohli, no run, pitched up and smashed away to sweeper cover, refuses the single

88.3

Harris to Kohli, 2 runs, gets two, pushes towards covers for a single, there is an overthrow that brings him back on strike

88.4

Harris to Kohli, no run, phew, beauty, too good for the batsman on 97, holds its line, bounces too, Virat is surprised as he pokes inside the line

88.5

Harris to Kohli, no run, pitched up delivery, offering no room, supreme control from the Australian attack, Virat can only pat it back to Harris

88.6

Harris to Kohli, 2 runs, moves to 99 with a whip down the track that Harris cannot stop, mid on gives chase

India 238/8   V Kohli 99* (194b 8x4 1x6)

89.3

Siddle to Kohli, no run, solidly forward in defence to a good length delivery

89.4

Siddle to Kohli, no run, play and miss outside off, this one nipped back in after pitching outside off, Virat was swinging hard at the original line

89.5

Siddle to Kohli, no run, and now one that moves away, testing out the young batsman who is desperate to get that one run, Virat reaches out, and misses again

89.6

Siddle to Kohli, no run, oh dear, almost a run-out, Virat wants that single, he drops the ball in front of point and sets off, has to turn back quickly, a dive is required, direct hit would have tested him

India 239/8   V Kohli 99* (198b 8x4 1x6)

91.1

Siddle to Kohli, 2 runs, Virat Kohli gets his maiden Test hundred with a confident push through the covers, not too many profanities as expected, a couple of them of course, a leap in the air, lots of emotion, lots of hunger in those eyes as he soaks in the applause, kisses the India helmet

91.2

Siddle to Kohli, 1 run, turned towards mid on from a length

91.5

Siddle to Kohli, no run, played out towards point

91.6

Siddle to Kohli, no run, worked from outside off to square leg

India 245/8   V Kohli 102* (202b 8x4 1x6)

93.1

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, FOUR, he's pulled well, and does so again, lines up the short delivery, he is half-forward when he plays that shot, the ball disappears through midwicket

93.2

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, defends a slower one down the track

93.3

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, no run, checks the push to covers

93.4

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, 1 run, takes the single to widish mid on

India 258/8   V Kohli 107* (206b 9x4 1x6)

94.1

Harris to Kohli, no run, slams a pitched up delivery and it almost carries to deep mid off

94.2

Harris to Kohli, no run, carries down leg with the angle

94.3

Harris to Kohli, FOUR, smack! he's throwing his bat around now, swings a full delivery from outside off stump to the midwicket boundary

94.4

Harris to Kohli, no run

94.5

Harris to Kohli, FOUR, glorious! down the track, picks up the length delivery and clatters it over extra cover

94.6

Harris to Kohli, 1 run, shuffles across, and deftly picks the gap between the two short midwickets

India 272/9   V Kohli 116* (212b 11x4 1x6)

95.1

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, OUT, gone this time, looks to swing an in-swinging full toss on the leg side, the ball dips on him and strikes him in front of leg, Aleem Dar raises his finger even as Virat starts walking, replays show the ball would have swung down leg, Adelaide Oval gives him a standing ovation, he's come good on this tour, it's time to give the other youngsters their chance

V Kohli lbw b Hilfenhaus 116 (237m 213b 11x4 1x6) SR: 54.46

India 272/10   V Kohli 116 (213b 11x4 1x6)
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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
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Jan 28, 2012

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

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

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