Border-Gavaskar Trophy - 4th Test

Australia v India

Australia won by 298 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

46.2

Lyon to Saha, no run, appeal for lbw but he was struck outside the line of off as he pushed forward

46.3

Lyon to Saha, no run, nudged off the front foot to short leg

46.4

Lyon to Saha, no run

46.5

Lyon to Saha, no run, low full toss smacked in to Ponting at silly point

46.6

Lyon to Saha, no run, consistently outside off stump, defended off the front foot

India 111/5   WP Saha 0* (5b)

47.2

Hussey to Saha, no run, some away movement but far outside off

47.3

Hussey to Saha, no run, pushed towards backward point off the front foot

47.4

Hussey to Saha, no run, full ball driven hard to cover

47.5

Hussey to Saha, no run, wide outside off and left alone

47.6

Hussey to Saha, no run, driven to cover again

India 112/5   WP Saha 0* (10b)

49.2

Hussey to Saha, 3 runs, pitched up ball driven neatly past mid off with a lovely followthrough

49.6

Hussey to Saha, 2 runs, worked off the pad through midwicket

India 120/5   WP Saha 5* (12b)

51.1

Siddle to Saha, no run, moving in towards the right-hander in the air, he comes forward and blocks

51.2

Siddle to Saha, no run, this one goes away after pitching outside off, Saha withdraws the bat

51.3

Siddle to Saha, no run, bowls it fuller and draws him out, pushed towards short cover

51.4

Siddle to Saha, no run, holding its line from back of a length on off now, blocked

51.5

Siddle to Saha, no run, reaches out to a full and widish delivery and pushes towards point

51.6

Siddle to Saha, no run, excellent short ball, and excellent leave from Saha, it was a scorcher aimed at the body but he coiled himself away as if he was on a spring, maintaining his balance all the time

India 122/5   WP Saha 5* (18b)

52.2

Hilfenhaus to Saha, no run, defended off the front foot

52.3

Hilfenhaus to Saha, no run, left alone as it bounces outside off

52.4

Hilfenhaus to Saha, no run, straightish around middle and leg, worked towards midwicket

52.5

Hilfenhaus to Saha, no run, gets it to cut away after pitching on a good length outside off, he takes a step out and shoulders arms

52.6

Hilfenhaus to Saha, no run, ends with another leave outside off

India 125/5   WP Saha 5* (23b)

54.4

Hilfenhaus to Saha, no run

54.5

Hilfenhaus to Saha, 1 wide, lets a short delivery sail over him outside off

54.5

Hilfenhaus to Saha, no run, shortish again but outside off and left alone

54.6

Hilfenhaus to Saha, no run, much fuller now, he is right forward and pushes on the off side

India 130/5   WP Saha 5* (26b)

56.1

Harris to Saha, FOUR, thick outside edge races to the third man boundary for four along the ground, as he pushes with an open face to one bowled full from wide of the crease

56.2

Harris to Saha, no run, too far outside off this time

56.3

Harris to Saha, no run, driven firmly off the front foot, but straight to cover

56.4

Harris to Saha, no run, moves forward and dead-bats a pitched up delivery

56.5

Harris to Saha, no run, opens the face to a fullish one on off and runs it to gully

56.6

Harris to Saha, no run, solidly forward to defend a good length delivery to covers

India 138/5   WP Saha 9* (32b 1x4)

58.2

Harris to Saha, no run, opens the face as he comes forward and defends towards covers

58.3

Harris to Saha, no run, shuffles across, sees it moving away far outside off, and lets it go

58.4

Harris to Saha, no run, angles it in from wide of the crease, he takes a big stride forward, keeps bat close to pad and blocks

58.5

Harris to Saha, no run, another one headed for off with the angle, he is moving forward neatly, a touch exaggerated, and blocks

58.6

Harris to Saha, no run, second time that he has left a brute of a bouncer, goes down on his knees in a flash and withdraws his head out of the line

India 146/5   WP Saha 9* (37b 1x4)

60.5

Harris to Saha, no run, full toss but the bat face closes as he comes forward and the ball dribbles to mid on

60.6

Harris to Saha, no run, both have driven well off the front foot, Saha this time pings cover

India 154/5   WP Saha 9* (39b 1x4)

62.1

Lyon to Saha, no run, lets a length ball go outside off

62.2

Lyon to Saha, no run, well forward to defend a flighted ball

62.3

Lyon to Saha, no run, backs away to cut, but extra bounce makes him check his shot

62.4

Lyon to Saha, no run, reaches out to another tossed up ball and pushes to mid off

62.5

Lyon to Saha, 3 runs, not short enough to cut, so Saha backs away and dabs it past slip

India 162/5   WP Saha 12* (44b 1x4)

63.1

Hilfenhaus to Saha, no run, appeal for leg-before but that was sliding down leg, inside edge too

63.2

Hilfenhaus to Saha, no run, swinging in full around off and middle, patted back down the track

63.3

Hilfenhaus to Saha, no run, moves in towards leg from a length, turned to one of the two short midwickets

63.4

Hilfenhaus to Saha, no run, dead-straight on middle, he defends solidly towards covers

63.5

Hilfenhaus to Saha, no run, digs in the bouncer just outside off, Saha goes down on his knees instantly

63.6

Hilfenhaus to Saha, 2 runs, well played, reaches out and pushes through extra cover, Marsh gives chase and tumbles awkwardly while stopping the ball

India 164/5   WP Saha 14* (50b 1x4)

64.3

Lyon to Saha, 3 runs, Saha hits out, goes down on a knee and clobbers it straight down the ground, did not get it off the middle, and it is stopped just inside the rope

64.6

Lyon to Saha, no run, moves forward and pats a tossed up ball to short leg

India 169/5   WP Saha 17* (52b 1x4)

66.1

Lyon to Saha, no run, tucked off the pads to backward square leg

66.2

Lyon to Saha, no run, makes him drive off the front foot, but the ball turns and takes the inner part of the bat, back to the bowler

66.3

Lyon to Saha, no run, comes across and defends the length ball bouncing around off

66.4

Lyon to Saha, no run, drives the full delivery to mid off

66.5

Lyon to Saha, no run, reaches out and smothers a flighted ball towards point

66.6

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

India 171/5   WP Saha 17* (58b 1x4)

68.5

Lyon to Saha, SIX, Saha takes on Lyon again, slog-sweeps with the turn over midwicket from just outside off, and over the boundary

68.6

Lyon to Saha, 1 run, looks to play the cut but with the bounce Lyon is getting, he has to check the shot

India 180/5   WP Saha 24* (60b 1x4 1x6)

69.1

Clarke to Saha, no run, fired in on middle and leg, pushed to short leg

69.2

Clarke to Saha, no run, defended off the front foot towards point

69.3

Clarke to Saha, no run, low full toss pushed to mid on

69.4

Clarke to Saha, no run, smothered off the front foot

69.5

Clarke to Saha, 1 run, drives hard down to sweeper cover

India 181/5   WP Saha 25* (65b 1x4 1x6)

70.3

Lyon to Saha, 1 bye, length ball turning towards leg, worked away square

70.6

Lyon to Saha, no run, quick single as he whips one down to mid on, the throw was the the keeper's but Saha was in

India 185/5   WP Saha 25* (67b 1x4 1x6)

72.1

Lyon to Saha, 1 run, pushed towards point off the front foot and they go through with the single

India 196/5   WP Saha 26* (68b 1x4 1x6)

73.1

Clarke to Saha, 1 run, goes back and works to deep square leg off the pad

73.6

Clarke to Saha, 2 runs, paddles from middle stump fine down leg

India 204/5   WP Saha 29* (70b 1x4 1x6)

75.4

Hussey to Saha, no run, defended off the front foot

75.5

Hussey to Saha, 3 runs, reaches out late to a very full delivery and runs it towards the third man boundary

India 209/5   WP Saha 32* (72b 1x4 1x6)

76.3

Clarke to Saha, 1 run, nudged behind square on the leg side

76.5

Clarke to Saha, no run, floated across the right hander who pushes to extra cover

76.6

Clarke to Saha, no run, misses the work off the pad

India 213/5   WP Saha 33* (75b 1x4 1x6)

77.3

Hussey to Saha, no run, was that a chance? nope it missed the bat as Saha looked to dab it towards point, stayed low

77.4

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

77.5

Hussey to Saha, no run, gets forward and smothers a pitched up delivery, Hussey not doing a bad job at all

77.6

Hussey to Saha, no run, played out quietly to mid on

India 214/5   WP Saha 33* (79b 1x4 1x6)

79.1

Hussey to Saha, no run, angled in fullish towards middle and leg, pushed to mid on

79.2

Hussey to Saha, no run, shuffles across and works to midwicket

79.3

Hussey to Saha, 1 run, comes forward to drive for a run to sweeper cover

India 219/5   WP Saha 34* (82b 1x4 1x6)

81.1

Hilfenhaus to Saha, no run, moving away first up for Hilfenhaus from a good length, left alone

81.2

Hilfenhaus to Saha, no run, opens the face to a pitched up ball and runs it to point

81.3

Hilfenhaus to Saha, no run, left alone outside off

81.4

Hilfenhaus to Saha, no run, getting it to shape away a shade, Saha lets it go again

81.5

Hilfenhaus to Saha, no run, shifts the line closer towards off stump, slight away movement, solidly blocked

81.6

Hilfenhaus to Saha, no run, pushes neatly off the front foot to extra cover

India 222/5   WP Saha 34* (88b 1x4 1x6)

83.1

Hilfenhaus to Saha, no run, that wasn't far from off stump at all, brave leave from Saha, it kept pretty low too, hmm

83.2

Hilfenhaus to Saha, 1 run, tucked off the pad to fine leg

India 223/5   WP Saha 35* (90b 1x4 1x6)

84.1

Harris to Saha, no run, driven off the front foot to covers

84.2

Harris to Saha, no run, solid push to extra cover off a full ball

84.3

Harris to Saha, no run, hits the pads as Saha misses with the flick, going down leg easily

84.4

Harris to Saha, OUT, India won't go through a session without losing a wicket, Saha shoulders arms and Harris hits off, it was angled in on a length and it was very brave of Saha to make the decision to leave, turns out, it was the wrong one, he's battled briefly

WP Saha b Harris 35 (137m 94b 1x4 1x6) SR: 37.23

India 225/6   WP Saha 35 (94b 1x4 1x6)
Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100
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Australia won by 298 runs
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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

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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

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