India tour of Australia, 4th Test: Australia v India at Adelaide, Jan 24-28, 2012
Australia won by 298 runs
Played at Adelaide Oval
24,25,26,27,28 January 2012 (5-day match)
  • Overs 1-50
  • Overs 51-100

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

India 4/0   G Gambhir 4* (1b 1x4)   RJ Harris 0.1-0-4-0

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

India 12/0   V Sehwag 5* (3b 1x4)   BW Hilfenhaus 0.2-0-4-0

Harris to Sehwag, FOUR, pitches full outside off and Sehwag sends it on its way through extra cover with a typical on-the-up slap

India 17/0   V Sehwag 10* (8b 2x4)   RJ Harris 1.2-0-12-0

Harris to Sehwag, FOUR, another four, punched off the back foot now, through cover, superb timing

India 21/0   V Sehwag 14* (9b 3x4)   RJ Harris 1.3-0-16-0

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)   PM Siddle 1-0-5-1

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)   PM Siddle 2-0-11-1

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

India 45/2   SR Tendulkar 5* (5b 1x4)   BW Hilfenhaus 4.1-1-16-1

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

India 61/2   G Gambhir 30* (52b 4x4)   NM Lyon 4.2-2-9-0

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

India 65/2   SR Tendulkar 16* (44b 2x4)   BW Hilfenhaus 6.1-1-25-1

Siddle to Tendulkar, FOUR, fine shot, Tendulkar sees one that provides him with some angle, even if it just outside off, gets around it and wrists it to the right of mid off, Lyon chases and puts in the slide in vain

India 74/2   SR Tendulkar 23* (65b 3x4)   PM Siddle 3.4-0-17-1

Siddle to Laxman, FOUR, shot! the old Laxman again, leans well forward and across, almost exaggerated considering his reluctance to do so initially, and gracefully drives past extra cover

India 86/3   VVS Laxman 8* (10b 1x4)   PM Siddle 5.1-0-26-2

Harris to Kohli, FOUR, gets bat in front of pad and clips the length ball in front of square leg from middle and off

India 97/4   V Kohli 7* (13b 1x4)   RJ Harris 10.2-4-26-0

Siddle to Kohli, FOUR, Siddle targets the stumps with a full length but Virat is waiting for it, bat well in front of pad as he turns it firmly in front of square leg

India 134/5   V Kohli 32* (72b 2x4)   PM Siddle 9.1-1-36-3

Harris to Saha, FOUR, thick outside edge races to the third man boundary for four along the ground, as he pushes with an open face to one bowled full from wide of the crease

India 138/5   WP Saha 9* (27b 1x4)   RJ Harris 14.1-5-34-0

Siddle to Kohli, FOUR, goes for the pull immediately as he sees it banged in short, swivels on a leg, was hurried just a shade but timed it well past mid on

India 142/5   V Kohli 36* (79b 3x4)   PM Siddle 10.2-1-40-3

Hilfenhaus to Kohli, FOUR, rare poor delivery from Australia, headed full and down leg, Virat puts it away fine with a nudge

India 150/5   V Kohli 44* (88b 4x4)   BW Hilfenhaus 14.4-4-38-1

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

India 159/5   V Kohli 52* (100b 5x4)   BW Hilfenhaus 15.5-4-44-1

Clarke to Kohli, FOUR, short from Clarke, and Virat backs away to thump the pull through midwicket

India 189/5   V Kohli 65* (128b 6x4)   MJ Clarke 2.1-1-6-0

Lyon to Kohli, FOUR, there is the whip-drive and this time he gets it past extra cover, that shot is entirely his own

India 200/5   V Kohli 75* (134b 7x4 1x6)   NM Lyon 19.2-5-47-1

Harris to Kohli, FOUR, Virat takes it upon himself to score a few quick runs, front foot goes out, and he slaps the back of a length ball wide of the man at sweeper cover

India 234/8   V Kohli 95* (189b 8x4 1x6)   RJ Harris 21.1-6-50-1

Harris to Sharma, FOUR, Ishant rarely drives, this time he does, goes through with the shot, and gets four behind point

India 249/8   I Sharma 8* (15b 1x4)   RJ Harris 23.1-7-58-1

Harris to Sharma, FOUR, goes for another drive, rarer from Ishant, thick edge this time flies past gully

India 253/8   I Sharma 12* (16b 2x4)   RJ Harris 23.2-7-62-1

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

India 257/8   V Kohli 106* (203b 9x4 1x6)   BW Hilfenhaus 21.1-5-56-1

Hilfenhaus to Sharma, FOUR, gets some more runs, short and widish ball, he cuts it hard in the air over gully

India 263/8   I Sharma 16* (22b 3x4)   BW Hilfenhaus 21.5-5-62-1

Harris to Kohli, FOUR, smack! he's throwing his bat around now, swings a full delivery from outside off stump to the midwicket boundary

India 267/9   V Kohli 111* (209b 10x4 1x6)   RJ Harris 24.3-7-66-1

Harris to Kohli, FOUR, glorious! down the track, picks up the length delivery and clatters it over extra cover

India 271/9   V Kohli 115* (211b 11x4 1x6)   RJ Harris 24.5-7-70-1
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Hours of play (local time) 10.30am start, Lunch 12.30-13.10, Tea 15.10-15.30, Close 17.30

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