Border-Gavaskar Trophy - 4th Test

Australia v India

Australia won by 298 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100  | Overs 101-150  | Overs 151-200

24.1

Sehwag to Ponting, no run, played off the front foot towards midwicket

24.2

Sehwag to Ponting, no run, defended on the off side

24.3

Sehwag to Ponting, 1 run, driven past the bowler, Sehwag gets a hand on it but can't stop it cleanly

24.4

Sehwag to Cowan, 1 run, Cowan moves back and across and plays the ball off his pads towards square

24.5

Sehwag to Ponting, no run, Ponting strides forward and defends on the off side

24.6

Sehwag to Ponting, no run, Ponting plays the ball off the front foot towards cover

Australia 84/2   V Sehwag 1-0-2-0

26.1

Sehwag to Ponting, no run, played off the back foot on the leg side

26.2

Sehwag to Ponting, no run, Ponting moves forward and defends

26.3

Sehwag to Ponting, FOUR, tossed up and Ponting meets it on the front foot after skipping down the pitch. He drives with power through the gap at midwicket. Zaheer gets close to the ball after running to his left on the boundary but decides not to dive

26.4

Sehwag to Ponting, 2 runs, Ponting moves back and cuts the ball from off stump through cover point, Tendulkar gives chase

26.5

Sehwag to Ponting, no run, defended on the leg side

26.6

Sehwag to Ponting, no run, defended on the back foot towards the bowler

Australia 90/3   V Sehwag 2-0-8-0

54.1

Sehwag to Ponting, 1 run, Sehwag comes into the attack and bowls a full toss outside off stump, played towards mid-off on the front foot

54.2

Sehwag to Clarke, no run, tossed up into the blockhole, Clarke defends

54.3

Sehwag to Clarke, no run, played back to the bowler on the front foot

54.4

Sehwag to Clarke, 1 run, driven off the front foot through extra cover

54.5

Sehwag to Ponting, no run, defended on the front foot on the off side

54.6

Sehwag to Ponting, no run, blocked once again, towards the leg side

Australia 195/3   V Sehwag 3-0-10-0

56.1

Sehwag to Ponting, no run, Ponting goes back and defends on the on side

56.2

Sehwag to Ponting, no run, Ponting uses his feet to move out of his crease and drives to mid-on, there's a direct hit at the bowler's end but the batsman is safe

56.3

Sehwag to Ponting, no run, defended on the leg side

56.4

Sehwag to Ponting, 3 runs, shot! Ponting steps out of his crease to get to the pitch of the ball and drive along the ground through the gap at cover. Ishant chases and manages to pull the ball in, just inside the boundary.

56.5

Sehwag to Clarke, no run, defended on the back foot

56.6

Sehwag to Clarke, 1 run, Clarke drives to mid-off, where the fielder is a bit deep

Australia 211/3   V Sehwag 4-0-14-0

58.1

Sehwag to Clarke, no run, played off the front foot back towards the bowler, Sehwag sticks his boot out to stop it

58.2

Sehwag to Clarke, SIX, he's cleared the straight boundary at the Adelaide Oval, which is no easy feat! He charged Sehwag, got to the pitch of the ball and swung hard, beginning the session with ominous intent

58.3

Sehwag to Clarke, no run, defended on the front foot

58.4

Sehwag to Clarke, 1 run, mid-on is now deep so Clarke taps it along the ground for a single

58.5

Sehwag to Ponting, no run, driven off the front foot to cover

58.6

Sehwag to Ponting, no run, defended on the front foot on the leg side

Australia 221/3   V Sehwag 5-0-21-0

60.1

Sehwag to Clarke, 1 run, Clarke steps out of his crease and flicks the ball off his pads through midwicket

60.2

Sehwag to Ponting, 2 runs, that's down leg side and Ponting paddles it around the corner

60.3

Sehwag to Ponting, 1 run, played to mid-off for a single

60.4

Sehwag to Clarke, 1 run, Clarke steps out to drive the ball towards mid-on, Sehwag moves to his right to try and field but bumps into Ponting

60.5

Sehwag to Ponting, 1 run, Sehwag bowls on leg stump from round the wicket, Ponting nudges through midwicket

60.6

Sehwag to Clarke, no run, Clarke goes right back and defends

Australia 232/3   V Sehwag 6-0-27-0

62.1

Sehwag to Ponting, no run, Ponting steps out of his crease and plays the ball towards Sehwag

62.2

Sehwag to Ponting, no run, defended on the front foot

62.3

Sehwag to Ponting, no run, Ponting moves forward and plays the ball to Sehwag once again

62.4

Sehwag to Ponting, 2 runs, short ball and Ponting goes back to paddle the ball towards deep backward square, he moves to 98

62.5

Sehwag to Ponting, no run, Ponting steps out and defends back to the bowler

62.6

Sehwag to Ponting, 1 run, Ponting moves forward and drives towards wide mid-off for a single, he'll keep the strike

Australia 240/3   V Sehwag 7-0-30-0

64.1

Sehwag to Ponting, no run, defended on the front foot back to the bowler

64.2

Sehwag to Ponting, 1 run, played towards square leg for a single

64.3

Sehwag to Clarke, no run, played off the pads towards square leg

64.4

Sehwag to Clarke, no run, tossed up from round the wicket, Clarke moves forward and blocks

64.5

Sehwag to Clarke, no run, Clarke steps out and plays the ball to Sehwag

64.6

Sehwag to Clarke, no run, he stays back this time and works the ball off his pads to square leg

Australia 248/3   V Sehwag 8-0-31-0

66.1

Sehwag to Clarke, no run, Clarke steps out and drives to the fielder at cover

66.2

Sehwag to Clarke, no run, defended on the back foot towards the leg side

66.3

Sehwag to Clarke, 1 run, Clarke stays in his crease and closes the face to play the ball from round the wicket towards square

66.4

Sehwag to Ponting, no run, defended on the on side

66.5

Sehwag to Ponting, no run, Ponting moves forward and blocks towards midwicket

66.6

Sehwag to Ponting, no run, driven on the front foot towards mid-off

Australia 257/3   V Sehwag 9-0-32-0

68.1

Sehwag to Ponting, 2 runs, leg-stump line and Ponting paddles it towards fine leg

68.2

Sehwag to Ponting, no run, Ponting strides forward and defends on the off side

68.3

Sehwag to Ponting, no run, defended back to the bowler from the crease

68.4

Sehwag to Ponting, no run, played off the back foot on the leg side

68.5

Sehwag to Ponting, no run, tossed up outside off stump, Ponting uses the width to drive to cover

68.6

Sehwag to Ponting, 1 run, driven to long-on for a single to end the over

Australia 274/3   V Sehwag 10-0-35-0

76.1

Sehwag to Clarke, 1 run, defended on the front foot on the off side

76.2

Sehwag to Ponting, no run, defended on the leg side from the crease

76.3

Sehwag to Ponting, no run, played back to the bowler off the back foot

76.4

Sehwag to Ponting, 1 run, Ponting steps out and drives to long on to take Australia to 300

76.5

Sehwag to Clarke, 1 run, Clarke and Ponting stroll a single after the ball is pushed to long-on

76.6

Sehwag to Ponting, 1 run, short ball down leg side, Ponting goes back and pulls to deep backward square leg

Australia 302/3   V Sehwag 11-0-39-0

78.1

Sehwag to Clarke, FOUR, this time Clarke goes over mid-off, lofting the ball inside out after stepping out of his crease and making room by moving towards leg

78.2

Sehwag to Clarke, 1 run, played off the pads through midwicket

78.3

Sehwag to Ponting, no run, Ponting defends on the leg side

78.4

Sehwag to Ponting, no run, defended on the back foot towards the off side

78.5

Sehwag to Ponting, no run, played back to the bowler on the front foot

78.6

Sehwag to Ponting, 1 run, played through midwicket for a single to end the over

Australia 312/3   V Sehwag 12-0-45-0

80.1

Sehwag to Ponting, no run, defended on the front foot to the bowler, who's operating from round the wicket

80.2

Sehwag to Ponting, no run, defended on the leg side

80.3

Sehwag to Ponting, 2 runs, Ponting goes back and hits the ball through cover point

80.4

Sehwag to Ponting, 1 run, played to long on for a single

80.5

Sehwag to Clarke, 1 run, short ball and Clarke pulls towards deep backward square leg, where Zaheer fields

80.6

Sehwag to Ponting, no run, defended back to the bowler

Australia 319/3   V Sehwag 13-0-49-0

114.1

Sehwag to Ponting, no run, turned in front of square off the pad

114.2

Sehwag to Ponting, 1 run, down the track and pushes the full delivery to deep mid on

114.3

Sehwag to Clarke, no run, gets across to the pitch of one floated across and drives, but a dive at extra cover saves a few runs

114.4

Sehwag to Clarke, no run, pushed down the track

114.5

Sehwag to Clarke, no run, gets him to come out of the crease with more flight, not in control of the drive as he hits it straight to extra cover

114.6

Sehwag to Clarke, no run, flighted on leg, defended off the front foot

Australia 458/3   V Sehwag 14-0-50-0

116.1

Sehwag to Clarke, no run, withdraws from the big slog sweep and adjusts to slap this one to midwicket

116.2

Sehwag to Clarke, no run, pulled towards square leg

116.3

Sehwag to Clarke, 1 run, down the track to the flighted one for one to long on

116.4

Sehwag to Ponting, no run, misses the work as this one turns down leg from a length

116.5

Sehwag to Ponting, no run, pushed back to the bowler

116.6

Sehwag to Ponting, 1 run, worked off the pads past leg slip who must be wondering what he is there for, hardly anything has come his way

Australia 462/3   V Sehwag 15-0-52-0

118.1

Sehwag to Ponting, no run, smothered off the front foot without fuss, Ponting needs five more, two over for lunch at the most

118.2

Sehwag to Ponting, no run, pushed down the track

118.3

Sehwag to Ponting, 1 run, worked wide of long on, Ponting is satisfied with one

118.4

Sehwag to Clarke, 2 runs, thick edge behind point as he comes down the track and pushes hard at a length ball

118.5

Sehwag to Clarke, no run, tossed up on middle, defended down the pitch

118.6

Sehwag to Clarke, no run, angles it across as he tosses it up, smothered off the front foot

Australia 466/3   V Sehwag 16-0-55-0
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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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