Border-Gavaskar Trophy - 4th Test

Australia v India

Australia won by 298 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

1.1

Hilfenhaus to Sehwag, no run, starts on a length down the leg side

1.2

Hilfenhaus to Sehwag, FOUR, full and straight on the pads, put away wristily behind square leg

1.3

Hilfenhaus to Sehwag, no run, gets across and tries to nudge it fine but it rolls to the keeper off the pad

1.4

Hilfenhaus to Sehwag, no run, drives at an overpitched delivery, goes straight to midwicket

1.5

Hilfenhaus to Sehwag, 1 run, dropped at midwicket by Cowan, was clipped in the air off the pads to his left, he went down towards it, got both hands to it, but could not hold on

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   BW Hilfenhaus 1-0-5-0

3.1

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

3.2

Hilfenhaus to Sehwag, 2 runs, back of a length, worked off the pad through square leg, there has been no movement in the air at all

3.3

Hilfenhaus to Sehwag, no run, another work off the pad, this time straight to the man at square leg

3.4

Hilfenhaus to Sehwag, no run, slightly moving away after pitching on a good length, he pushes uncertainly towards point

3.5

Hilfenhaus to Sehwag, no run, goes across and gets solidly behind a good length ball around off

3.6

Hilfenhaus to Sehwag, 2 runs, hint of away movement off the pitch, but short of a length and he punches past cover

India 26/0   BW Hilfenhaus 2-0-10-0

6.1

Hilfenhaus to Dravid, no run, goes full for the stumps, stabbed away on the leg side

6.2

Hilfenhaus to Dravid, no run, straightish length delivery not far from off stump, left alone

6.3

Hilfenhaus to Dravid, no run, pitched up on middle, they have realised there is no swing and are attacking the stumps, pushed away to mid on

6.4

Hilfenhaus to Dravid, no run, length ball on middle and leg now, he opens up and blocks

6.5

Hilfenhaus to Dravid, no run, gets one just outside off and goes hard at it, mistimes it to extra cover

6.6

Hilfenhaus to Dravid, OUT, would you believe it, he's been bowled again, tad unfortunate, but full marks to Australia for sticking to a tight line and length, he was just a touch late in motioning forward, the ball bounced from a length, hit him near the elbow, and ricocheted on to the stumps

R Dravid b Hilfenhaus 1 (8m 9b 0x4 0x6) SR: 11.11

India 31/2   BW Hilfenhaus 3-1-10-1

8.1

Hilfenhaus to Tendulkar, 1 run, off the mark with a nudge to fine leg off a short of a length rising ball

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

8.4

Hilfenhaus to Tendulkar, no run, tight line around off, defended off the front foot

8.5

Hilfenhaus to Tendulkar, no run, bounces from back of a length, kept down towards covers

8.6

Hilfenhaus to Tendulkar, no run, good delivery, right on off stump from a good length, he gets low to defend

India 39/2   BW Hilfenhaus 4-1-12-1

10.1

Hilfenhaus to Tendulkar, FOUR, excellent stroke from Sachin, there are two men around short midwicket, and he splits the tiny gap between them with a whippy movement of the wrists

10.2

Hilfenhaus to Tendulkar, 2 runs, pushed past point for two more

10.3

Hilfenhaus to Tendulkar, 1 run, flicks a full delivery going down the side, to fine leg

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   BW Hilfenhaus 5-1-19-1

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

12.5

Hilfenhaus to Tendulkar, no run, bounce for Hilfenhaus outside off stump, bit of away shape, left alone

12.6

Hilfenhaus to Tendulkar, 1 run, worked off middle and leg to the man in the deep in front of square leg

India 52/2   BW Hilfenhaus 6-1-21-1

22.1

Hilfenhaus to Tendulkar, FOUR, gets going with a boundary first ball, Hilfenhaus serves one on to the pads, and Tendulkar puts it away wristily in front of square leg

22.2

Hilfenhaus to Tendulkar, 1 run, further and fuller down leg this time, he shuffles and turns it to fine leg

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   BW Hilfenhaus 7-1-26-1

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   BW Hilfenhaus 8-2-26-1

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   BW Hilfenhaus 9-3-26-1

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   BW Hilfenhaus 10-4-26-1

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   BW Hilfenhaus 11-4-28-1

32.1

Hilfenhaus to Laxman, no run, outside edge as Laxman hangs his bat half-forward, falls well short to Ponting's right, but he stretches out to save some runs

32.2

Hilfenhaus to Laxman, no run, left alone outside off

32.3

Hilfenhaus to Laxman, no run, shuffles across and plays out a length ball towards midwicket

32.4

Hilfenhaus to Laxman, no run, pushed towards covers

32.5

Hilfenhaus to Laxman, no run, pitched up two feet outside off, Laxman shoulders arms

32.6

Hilfenhaus to Laxman, 1 run, worked to the right of mid on for a single

India 82/3   BW Hilfenhaus 12-4-29-1

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

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   BW Hilfenhaus 13-4-32-1

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

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   BW Hilfenhaus 14-4-34-1

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   BW Hilfenhaus 15-4-39-1

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   BW Hilfenhaus 16-4-44-1

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   BW Hilfenhaus 17-4-46-1

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   BW Hilfenhaus 18-4-48-1

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   BW Hilfenhaus 19-4-49-1

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   BW Hilfenhaus 20-5-49-1

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

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   BW Hilfenhaus 21-5-52-1

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

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   BW Hilfenhaus 22-5-62-2

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   BW Hilfenhaus 22.1-5-62-3
Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100
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Australia v India at Adelaide - Jan 24-28, 2012
Australia won by 298 runs
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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
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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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