Border-Gavaskar Trophy - 4th Test

Australia v India

Australia won by 298 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

0.1

Harris to Gambhir, no run, starts off with a straightish length ball down the leg side

0.2

Harris to Gambhir, no run, and now he goes very wide outside off stump with the angle

0.3

Harris to Gambhir, no run, pushes a pitched up ball to mid off and sets off, Sehwag was in no mood to run

0.4

Harris to Gambhir, no run, lets a widish back of a length ball go

0.5

Harris to Gambhir, no run, hops to bring down the back of a length ball

0.6

Harris to Gambhir, 2 runs, gets a length ball on leg and middle, and turns it in front of square

India 2/0   RJ Harris 1-0-2-0

2.1

Harris to Sehwag, no run, pitched up ball tightly defended on the off stump line

2.2

Harris to Sehwag, 1 run, another poor shot away from the body as he sees some width, falls short of a diving Warner at one of the gullys

2.3

Harris to Gambhir, no run, nudged off the pads towards deepish leg gully, interesting position

2.4

Harris to Gambhir, no run, opens the face and runs this one towards point

2.5

Harris to Gambhir, no run, thick edge as he shuffles across and opens up to one that goes away from him, away to gully

2.6

Harris to Gambhir, no run, fine leave, close to off on a length, he left it right away on the angle

India 8/0   RJ Harris 2-0-3-0

4.1

Harris to Gambhir, no run, pushes forward and defends this pitched up delivery towards mid off

4.2

Harris to Gambhir, no run, forward and driven solidly to mid off

4.3

Harris to Gambhir, OUT, there's the outside edge, and Haddin takes a neat catch tumbling to his left, excellent line, made him play the pitched up delivery just around the off stump, and Haddin did the rest, it moved just enough away after pitching to take the edge

G Gambhir c †Haddin b Harris 3 (18m 18b 0x4 0x6) SR: 16.66

4.4

Harris to Dravid, no run, another top delivery, shaping in from a good length, not far from off, left alone

4.5

Harris to Dravid, no run, defended down the track

4.6

Harris to Dravid, no run, defended on the off side tightly

India 14/1   RJ Harris 3-1-3-1

6.1

Harris to Dravid, no run, huge gap between bat and pad he pushes forward, rolls away towards gully after an inside edge on to pad

6.2

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

6.3

Harris to Dravid, 1 run, squeezes the pitched up delivery past extra cover for one

6.4

Harris to Sehwag, 1 run, fine stroke, firmly pushes a fullish delivery wide of mid off

6.5

Harris to Dravid, no run, solidly forward to a pitched up delivery and squeezes it towards point

6.6

Harris to Dravid, no run, nasty bouncer, Rahul was late in spotting it and ducked hurriedly

India 24/1   RJ Harris 4-1-5-1

8.1

Harris to Dravid, no run, pushes well forward with an open face and runs the fullish one to point

8.2

Harris to Dravid, no run, squeezes out a pitched up delivery towards gully off the front foot

8.3

Harris to Dravid, no run, hit high on the pad as this one nips back in sharply from a length, so much that it was going down leg

8.4

Harris to Dravid, no run, in the crease to a length delivery and plays it out on the off side

8.5

Harris to Dravid, no run, another full delivery just outside off squeezed out to gully

8.6

Harris to Dravid, no run, holding its line a foot outside off stump, left alone

India 36/1   RJ Harris 5-2-5-1

18.1

Harris to Dravid, no run, goes for the yorker, not as full, defended solidly off the front foot

18.2

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

18.3

Harris to Dravid, no run, pushed away off the front foot towards covers

18.4

Harris to Dravid, no run, comes in with the angle from back of a length, he adjusts to push towards mid on

18.5

Harris to Dravid, no run, keeps low and not far from off stump, left well alone

18.6

Harris to Dravid, no run, survives as he drives away from the body, the ball moves away from a fuller length to beat the edge

India 80/1   RJ Harris 6-3-5-1

20.1

Harris to Dravid, 2 runs, reaches out to a very wide delivery and squeezes it past gully

20.2

Harris to Dravid, no run, well forward and smothers the pitched up delivery

20.3

Harris to Dravid, no run, lovely delivery, making him push inside the line just outside the off stump, beaten

20.4

Harris to Dravid, no run, and again, slightly wider, good line still, he comes forward to have another poke, further away from the body this time, beaten once more

20.5

Harris to Dravid, 1 run, tentatively jabbed away towards square leg as this once comes in with the angle

20.6

Harris to Tendulkar, no run, pushes well forward and defends a length ball to covers

India 87/2   RJ Harris 7-3-8-1

22.1

Harris to Tendulkar, no run, driven solidly down to mid off as he strides out forward

22.2

Harris to Tendulkar, no run, well bowled, moves away after being angled in full outside off, left alone

22.3

Harris to Tendulkar, 3 runs, pings the length delivery past extra cover as he again moves forward smoothly

22.4

Harris to Dravid, no run, solidly crouches forward to keep out one headed for off with the angle

22.5

Harris to Dravid, no run, pitched up, neatly defended off the front foot again

22.6

Harris to Dravid, no run, digs in the sharp bouncer, Dravid goes down wholeheartedly on his haunches

India 92/2   RJ Harris 8-3-11-1

24.1

Harris to Dravid, no run, starts off with a wide one moving further away outside off, left alone

24.2

Harris to Dravid, no run, defends a length delivery angled in on off stump

24.3

Harris to Dravid, 2 runs, excellent shot, reaches well forward and drives the pitched up ball between extra cover and mid off

24.4

Harris to Dravid, no run, bit of away shape but too far outside off

24.5

Harris to Dravid, no run, goes for the yorker on the stumps from wide of the crease, ends up as a low full toss, squeezed out to mid on

24.6

Harris to Dravid, no run, crouches forward and smothers the full delivery to covers

India 94/2   RJ Harris 9-3-13-1

26.1

Harris to Dravid, 4 runs, lovely flick off the pads that purrs between midwicket and mid on, Hilfenhaus slides to haul it back in, but it had touched the rope by then

26.2

Harris to Dravid, no run, left alone outside off

26.3

Harris to Dravid, no run, ducks underneath a well-directed bouncer

26.4

Harris to Dravid, no run, allows it come in from a length and defends from close to the body

26.5

Harris to Dravid, no run, loud appeal for lbw, but umpire Dharmasena shakes his head, came in and hit him just above the flap of the pad, looked to be headed down leg as well

26.6

Harris to Dravid, no run, defended awkwardly on the leg side as it comes in sharply with the angle

India 98/2   RJ Harris 10-3-17-1

28.1

Harris to Dravid, OUT, Dravid is gone, taken at gully, poor stroke, reached out to a wide and full delivery, and went for the drive, Hussey takes the thick edge

R Dravid c Hussey b Harris 25 (95m 71b 2x4 0x6) SR: 35.21

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

28.5

Harris to Tendulkar, no run, moves away from a good length outside off, left alone

28.6

Harris to Tendulkar, no run, shuffles across and blocks a length ball tightly

India 101/3   RJ Harris 11-3-18-2

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   RJ Harris 12-3-20-2

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   RJ Harris 13-4-20-2

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   RJ Harris 14-4-25-2

56.1

Harris to Sharma, no run, gets across and jabs away one nipping in with the angle

56.2

Harris to Sharma, no run, has a go at the drive to a pitched up ball that moves away slightly to beat him

56.3

Harris to Sharma, no run, opens the face to a length ball ending on off and running it to gully

56.4

Harris to Sharma, no run, there comes the short ball into Ishant, who handles it well, bends his knees and gets his tall frame out of the way

56.5

Harris to Sharma, no run, runs it away to gully with an open face

56.6

Harris to Sharma, no run, comes forward and drives to the man at short extra cover

India 166/6   RJ Harris 15-5-25-2

58.1

Harris to Sharma, no run, another good leave, testing bouncer, keeps coming in and in, Ishant drops the wrists and sways away

58.2

Harris to Sharma, OUT, there is the first of the final four, Harris gets the edge through to Haddin, good length delivery straightening on off, Ishant pokes from the crease after that bouncer previous ball and that's it

I Sharma c †Haddin b Harris 2 (22m 12b 0x4 0x6) SR: 16.66

58.3

Harris to Ashwin, 1 run, shuffles across and nudges with the angle from off to fine leg

58.4

Harris to Saha, no run, down the leg side from a good length

58.5

Harris to Saha, no run, pushed off the front foot to short extra cover

58.6

Harris to Saha, 3 runs, goes for the drive to a wide pitched up delivery, it flies past gully who gets a hand to it

India 170/7   RJ Harris 16-5-29-3

60.1

Harris to Ashwin, no run, length ball pushed from the crease to mid off

60.2

Harris to Ashwin, no run, pushes a pitched up ball down the track

60.3

Harris to Ashwin, 1 run, eases a full delivery off the pad to deep midwicket

60.4

Harris to Khan, no run, uncertain on the crease, gets an inside edge on to pad as the length ball comes in on middle

60.5

Harris to Khan, no run, slower one coming in a shade from outside off, pushed away

60.6

Harris to Khan, no run, here comes the short ball, Zaheer gets across and defends, thick edge runs to gully

India 171/8   RJ Harris 17-5-30-3

62.1

Harris to Ashwin, no run, almost edged it, came forward to push at one some way outside off stump, it moved away a shade to beat him

62.2

Harris to Ashwin, no run, pushed down the track

62.3

Harris to Ashwin, no run, beaten as he tries to pull a bouncer

62.4

Harris to Ashwin, 1 run, back of a length ball pushed wide of mid on for one

62.5

Harris to Khan, no run, bouncing from just short of a length, touch outside off, and he lets it go

62.6

Harris to Khan, 3 runs, he is better off doing this than trying to defend, makes some room and bashes the pitched up delivery past mid off

India 178/8   RJ Harris 18-5-34-3

64.1

Harris to Ashwin, no run, pushed on the off side

64.2

Harris to Ashwin, 2 runs, inside edge dribbles past the stumps fine on the leg side

64.3

Harris to Ashwin, no run, pushes with an open face towards point

64.4

Harris to Ashwin, 1 run, short ball pulled quite competently to deep square leg

64.5

Harris to Khan, FOUR, played quite well in the end, he clears the front leg and hammers the pitched up ball over extra cover

64.6

Harris to Khan, no run, on a good length this time, and he is beaten as he tries to repeat the stroke

India 193/8   RJ Harris 19-5-41-3
Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100
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

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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