Border-Gavaskar Trophy - 4th Test

Australia v India

Australia won by 298 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

0.1

Harris to Gambhir, FOUR, starts with a wide full toss that is put away easily through point

0.2

Harris to Gambhir, no run, pushes a pitched up delivery back to the bowler

0.3

Harris to Gambhir, no run, digs out a full delivery towards point

0.4

Harris to Gambhir, 3 runs, gets another low full toss that he leans into and eases through extra cover

0.6

Harris to Gambhir, no run, lets a bouncing delivery angle past him outside off, no swing so far

India 8/0   G Gambhir 7* (5b 1x4)

1.6

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, no run, looks to work it square from middle and leg, but plays it too fine and it rolls behind the wicket

India 13/0   G Gambhir 7* (6b 1x4)

3.1

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, 1 run, straight on middle and leg, worked to fine leg

India 22/0   G Gambhir 8* (7b 1x4)

4.1

Harris to Gambhir, no run, leaves alone an angled ball sailing harmlessly outside off stump, if India cannot make it count on this surface, they will have run out of all excuses, if they havent already

4.2

Harris to Gambhir, no run, beaten as he goes for the drive to a pitched up ball leaving him with the angle

4.3

Harris to Gambhir, no run, better from Gautam, lets a length ball outside off go

4.4

Harris to Gambhir, no run, nudged off the pad towards square leg

4.5

Harris to Gambhir, no run, nudges towards square leg, wants the run, but is rightly sent back

4.6

Harris to Gambhir, no run, ends the over with another leave outside off, decent carry this time

India 26/0   G Gambhir 8* (13b 1x4)

5.5

Siddle to Gambhir, no run, he has been very full all through this over, Gautam gets an inside edge on to boot now as he looks to work it square

5.6

Siddle to Gambhir, FOUR, shot! Gautam leans out towards the line of the angled ball and eases it through extra cover

India 31/1   G Gambhir 12* (15b 2x4)

7.1

Siddle to Gambhir, no run, length ball angled across, left alone

7.2

Siddle to Gambhir, no run, driven off the front foot to mid off

7.3

Siddle to Gambhir, no run, hops in the air and works a back of a length ball on the leg side

7.4

Siddle to Gambhir, no run, pushed softly down the track

7.5

Siddle to Gambhir, 2 runs, length ball worked off the pad and past square leg

7.6

Siddle to Gambhir, FOUR, thumps the pitched up delivery hard into the turf, it bounces over extra cover and runs away for four

India 37/2   G Gambhir 18* (21b 3x4)

8.2

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, no run, gets across and forward and blocks solidly

8.3

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, 1 run, flicked off the pads to deep square leg

India 39/2   G Gambhir 19* (23b 3x4)

9.1

Siddle to Gambhir, no run, pushed back to the bowler off the front foot, another full delivery from Siddle

9.2

Siddle to Gambhir, no run, thick outside edge runs towards cover as Gautam motions forward

9.3

Siddle to Gambhir, 2 runs, very good line to Gautam, short of a length just around off, he runs it past gully in the end

9.4

Siddle to Gambhir, no run, pushed back to the bowler

9.5

Siddle to Gambhir, no run, hops in the air and brings down a climbing back of a length ball

9.6

Siddle to Gambhir, no run, good delivery, and fine leave, bangs it in short, it rises sharply outside off, Gautam drops the wrists and pulls his head out of the way

India 41/2   G Gambhir 21* (29b 3x4)

10.4

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, no run, hits a good length outside off and finds bounce, Gautam leaves

10.5

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, no run, looks to drive as he motions forward and across, but the ball takes the inner half of the bat and the ball rolls towards mid on

10.6

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, no run, more bounce from just short of a length, but a touch far outside off to interest Gautam

India 48/2   G Gambhir 21* (32b 3x4)

12.1

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, no run, hops and works a short of a length ball to square leg

12.2

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, no run, bangs it in just outside leg, Gautam gets outside the line and lets it go

12.3

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, no run, goes for the drive to the pitched up delivery, but a diving stop at extra cover saves runs

12.4

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, 1 run, full delivery turned towards midwicket

India 51/2   G Gambhir 22* (36b 3x4)

14.1

Harris to Gambhir, 1 run, worked towards midwicket

14.1

Harris to Gambhir, 1 run

India 53/2   G Gambhir 23* (37b 3x4)

15.1

Lyon to Gambhir, 1 run

15.3

Lyon to Gambhir, no run, floated up from around the stumps into middle and leg, blocked

15.4

Lyon to Gambhir, 1 run, drifts full around middle and off, driven through extra cover

India 56/2   G Gambhir 25* (40b 3x4)

16.1

Harris to Gambhir, no run, nice drive off the front foot, straight to covers

16.2

Harris to Gambhir, no run, angled in on a good length, ending on off, he comes forward and smothers it

16.3

Harris to Gambhir, no run, rolls away on the off side off an inside edge on to pad

16.4

Harris to Gambhir, 1 run, comes walking down the pitch, gets around this one angled in, and tucks it to fine leg

India 57/2   G Gambhir 26* (44b 3x4)

17.1

Lyon to Gambhir, no run, turning away after being floated in on middle and leg, smothered off the front foot

17.2

Lyon to Gambhir, no run, well bowled, tossed up slowly outside off, he decides to leave in the end as it turns away

17.3

Lyon to Gambhir, no run, ending on middle and off, excellent control from Lyon so far, defended off the front foot

17.4

Lyon to Gambhir, no run, another one tossed up, on middle and leg, blocked

17.5

Lyon to Gambhir, no run, gets him to push with one tossed up just outside off, eases it to cover

17.6

Lyon to Gambhir, no run, cannot put the short ball away, even as it bounces a tad, he cuts it straight to point

India 57/2   G Gambhir 26* (50b 3x4)

19.1

Lyon to Gambhir, no run, cuts a shortish turning ball straight to point

19.2

Lyon to Gambhir, FOUR, shot! he's driven well today, takes on the flighted delivery and eases it past extra cover with an open face

19.3

Lyon to Gambhir, no run, quicker and around leg, he gets bat in front of pad to defend

19.4

Lyon to Gambhir, no run, too short, but he slaps it straight to cover

19.5

Lyon to Gambhir, no run, misses out again, low full toss now, worked to midwicket

19.6

Lyon to Gambhir, no run, just outside off stump, punched towards covers

India 61/2   G Gambhir 30* (56b 4x4)

21.1

Harris to Gambhir, no run, hurls it full and wide, pushed towards covers

21.2

Harris to Gambhir, no run, beaten on the drive, it went away slightly as it was pitched up for the drive, and Gautam ended up swishing inside the line

21.3

Harris to Gambhir, no run, angled in towards off this time, pushed back to the bowler

21.4

Harris to Gambhir, no run, pushed hard off the front foot now, straight to cover

21.5

Harris to Gambhir, no run, he is bowling wide outside off stump, and Gautam has gone after every one of them this over, this time he reaches out and slaps it to cover

21.6

Harris to Gambhir, no run, just outside off to end the first over of the morning, defended solidly

India 61/2   G Gambhir 30* (62b 4x4)

22.3

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, no run, leaves for the first time today, as the angle takes the length ball away from him

22.4

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, no run, pushes firmly down the track, Hilfenhaus gets a hand down and stops it

22.5

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, no run, left alone outside the off stump from a good length

22.6

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, no run, plays out a fullish one towards mid on

India 66/2   G Gambhir 30* (66b 4x4)

24.1

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, no run, pushes a fullish delivery with a very straight bat, mid off gets around to it

24.2

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, no run, tries the bouncer, too short to trouble Gautam though

24.3

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, no run, finds bounce from just short of a length and troubles Gautam, who hops in the air, and fends it away awkwardly, no short leg though, would have carried to him

24.4

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, no run, left alone on the angle outside off

24.5

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, no run, slightly wider outside off and he lets it go, not full enough to get him driving

24.6

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, no run, fuller this time, so he gets forward and smothers it neatly

India 66/2   G Gambhir 30* (72b 4x4)

25.3

Harris to Gambhir, 1 run, well done, hops and works a shortish one on the leg side for a single

India 68/2   G Gambhir 31* (73b 4x4)

26.1

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, no run, nothing happening off the pitch or in the air, some bounce just outside off, defended safely

26.2

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, no run, pushes at one leaving him with the angle with a bit of an open face, and the inside edge rolls towards square leg

26.3

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, no run, left alone with the angle outside off

26.4

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, no run, ducks comfortably under a bouncer

26.5

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, no run, gets across and pushes a length ball on the off side

26.6

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, no run, he has not been able to pierce that off side cordon despite several meaty pushes today, another one goes to cover

India 68/2   G Gambhir 31* (79b 4x4)

27.2

Harris to Gambhir, 1 run, allows the ball to come in from around the stumps and nudges towards midwicket for one

India 70/2   G Gambhir 32* (80b 4x4)

28.1

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, no run, has him hopping to a shortish delivery, but there is no short leg around, and he gets away with a fend towards square leg

28.2

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, no run, shorter, and he just about manages to get outside the line as he shuffles across, and lets it go

28.3

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, no run, angling away outside off and left alone

28.4

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, no run, pushed down the track

28.5

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, no run, smothers a pitched up delivery

28.6

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, no run, gets behind the line of a slightly shorter one and blocks

India 70/2   G Gambhir 32* (86b 4x4)

30.1

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, no run, not much pace on this one from back of a length, he is easily able to defend

30.2

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, 2 runs, worked off the pads behind square for two

30.3

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, no run, leaves alone one not very far from off stump

30.4

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, no run, shoulders arms again

30.5

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, no run, ducks under a sharp bouncer

30.6

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, no run, slower one pitched up for the drive outside off, Gautam lets it go

India 76/2   G Gambhir 34* (92b 4x4)

31.6

Siddle to Gambhir, no run, full length, pushed back to Siddle

India 81/3   G Gambhir 34* (93b 4x4)

33.5

Siddle to Gambhir, OUT, Siddle all over India, Gautam falls to the bouncer, incredible delivery on this flat wicket, must have taken so much effort, Siddle bangs it in short, it gets way too big on Gautam, close to head high, he hops in the air as he has been doing all morning, wanting to bring it down, but ends up fending it away well in front of gully, Michael Hussey races forward and dives full length forward to hold on to it, what a delivery, what a catch, top stuff

G Gambhir c Hussey b Siddle 34 (140m 94b 4x4 0x6) SR: 36.17

India 87/4   G Gambhir 34 (94b 4x4)
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

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