Border-Gavaskar Trophy - 4th Test

Australia v India

Australia won by 298 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

11.1

Lyon to Tendulkar, 2 runs, short, turning in, he backs away and cuts hard in front of point

11.2

Lyon to Tendulkar, no run, flighted too full and wide outside off, left alone

11.3

Lyon to Tendulkar, no run, drift for Lyon outside off, left alone again

11.4

Lyon to Tendulkar, no run, inside edge, Lyon is getting quite some turn, the ball flies past short leg

11.5

Lyon to Tendulkar, no run, there, more turn again, Sachin wanted to punch off the back foot but had to check his stroke

11.6

Lyon to Tendulkar, no run, smacked off the front foot to Ponting at extra cover

India 50/2   NM Lyon 1-0-2-0

13.1

Lyon to Tendulkar, no run, tossed up slowly outside off, smothered off the front foot

13.2

Lyon to Tendulkar, no run, lots of turn from outside off, hurriedly worked square

13.3

Lyon to Tendulkar, no run, drift again from a fuller length, patted away to covers

13.4

Lyon to Tendulkar, no run, full delivery eased away to extra cover

13.5

Lyon to Tendulkar, no run, well forward and across and blocks a dipping full delivery

13.6

Lyon to Tendulkar, no run, does not seem to be bowling from particularly close to the umpire, turns in from a length, blocked

India 52/2   NM Lyon 2-1-2-0

15.1

Lyon to Gambhir, 1 run

15.2

Lyon to Tendulkar, 1 run, shuffles across, opens up and nudges square on the leg side with all that turn that Lyon is getting

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

15.5

Lyon to Tendulkar, no run, turns in and bounces from a good length, worked to short leg

15.6

Lyon to Tendulkar, no run, turning down the leg side from off, nudged to short fine leg

India 56/2   NM Lyon 3-1-5-0

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   NM Lyon 4-2-5-0

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   NM Lyon 5-2-9-0

34.1

Lyon to Laxman, 3 runs, gets a thick edge first ball as he floats it up outside off stump, Laxman goes for the drive and edges it past slip

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

34.6

Lyon to Laxman, no run, full delivery whipped away wristily to midwicket

India 91/4   NM Lyon 6-2-13-0

36.1

Lyon to Laxman, no run, hit on the pads as he draws him forward, big turn but he was well outside the line of off

36.2

Lyon to Laxman, no run, superb line this, full and outside off, drives towards mid off

36.3

Lyon to Laxman, no run, dips as it is tossed up full, smothers off the front foot

36.4

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

36.5

Lyon to Laxman, no run, hit on the pad again with turn from outside off, but again outside the line

36.6

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

India 93/4   NM Lyon 7-3-13-0

38.1

Lyon to Laxman, no run, defended off the back foot

38.2

Lyon to Laxman, no run, pushes forward and turns the full ball to midwicket

38.3

Lyon to Laxman, no run, lovely bowling, dips as it is tossed up, and turns in to take the inside edge on to pad, could have looped up, did not

38.4

Lyon to Laxman, 1 run, worked off the pad square for a single, this was the norm when Ashwin bowled

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   NM Lyon 8-3-14-0

40.1

Lyon to Laxman, no run, drift outside off, he reaches out and slaps it to extra cover

40.2

Lyon to Laxman, no run, gets bat in front of pad to push down the track

40.3

Lyon to Laxman, 1 run, dips as it is tossed up, he gets forward to push towards mid off

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   NM Lyon 9-3-16-0

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

42.3

Lyon to Laxman, no run, comes forward and drives towards extra cover

42.4

Lyon to Laxman, 1 run, moves across as he sees the line closer to off and works behind square on the leg side

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   NM Lyon 10-3-19-0

44.1

Lyon to Laxman, 2 runs, slightly short and cut away through point

44.2

Lyon to Laxman, no run, pushes forward in defence to a tossed up ball

44.3

Lyon to Laxman, no run, pushed to silly point off the front foot

44.4

Lyon to Laxman, no run, superb bowling, making him reach forward to a tossed up ball outside off, gets the inside edge past short leg as it spins in

44.5

Lyon to Laxman, no run, nudged to short leg

44.6

Lyon to Laxman, no run, digs back a very full delivery

India 109/4   NM Lyon 11-3-21-0

46.1

Lyon to Laxman, OUT, Nathan Lyon has deserved this wicket, Laxman looks to dab one spinning in outside off and edges it through to Haddin, extremely ordinary shot

VVS Laxman c †Haddin b Lyon 18 (61m 43b 1x4 0x6) SR: 41.86

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   NM Lyon 12-4-21-1

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   NM Lyon 13-4-22-1

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   NM Lyon 14-4-24-1

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

62.6

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

India 162/5   NM Lyon 15-4-27-1

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

64.3

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

64.4

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

64.6

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

India 169/5   NM Lyon 16-4-32-1

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   NM Lyon 17-5-32-1

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

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   NM Lyon 18-5-40-1

70.1

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

70.2

Lyon to Kohli, 1 run

70.3

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

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

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   NM Lyon 19-5-42-1

72.1

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

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   NM Lyon 20-5-47-1

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   NM Lyon 21-5-48-1
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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