India in Australia T20I Series - 2nd T20I

Australia v India

India won by 8 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)

10.1

Ashwin to Wade, 1 run, punched off the back foot towards cover, there's a throw at the non-striker's end and Ashwin doesn't collect, the backing up is poor too

10.2

Ashwin to Hussey, 1 run, played to long-on for a single

10.3

Ashwin to Wade, no run, nudged off the front foot towards backward point

10.4

Ashwin to Wade, 1 wide, that's a quicker ball down leg side

10.4

Ashwin to Wade, 1 run, driven to long on for another single

10.5

Ashwin to Hussey, 1 run, played to long on for another single

10.6

Ashwin to Wade, 2 runs, Wade heaves at the ball, sending it high towards deep midwicket where Gambhir fields

Australia 76/4   R Ashwin 1-0-7-0

12.1

Ashwin to Hussey, no run, quicker and straighter ball, defended by the batsman

12.2

Ashwin to Hussey, 1 run, played towards midwicket for one

12.3

Ashwin to Wade, no run, another quicker ball that angles into the left-hander from round the wicket, punched off the back foot to point

12.4

Ashwin to Wade, 1 run, driven past the diving fielder at cover

12.5

Ashwin to Hussey, 1 run, that's one of his soduku balls but the line is on the pads, worked behind square

12.6

Ashwin to Wade, 1 run, driven towards the fielder on the sweeper boundary

Australia 91/4   R Ashwin 2-0-11-0

14.1

Ashwin to MR Marsh, no run, driven firmly but to the fielder at cover

14.2

Ashwin to MR Marsh, 1 run, Marsh goes back and plays the ball to long-on

14.3

Ashwin to Wade, 2 runs, Wade waits in his crease and opens the face to drive the ball between backward point and short third man

14.4

Ashwin to Wade, no run, defended towards point

14.5

Ashwin to Wade, no run, short ball outside off, Wade backs away to hit it hard but places it to the man at cover

14.6

Ashwin to Wade, 1 run, played through cover this time to bring up the 100 for Australia

Australia 100/5   R Ashwin 3-0-15-0

16.1

Ashwin to MR Marsh, FOUR, a full toss outside off stump and Marsh smashes it to the cover boundary with a flowing drive, poor ball with lots of width

16.2

Ashwin to MR Marsh, no run, driven towards mid-on

16.3

Ashwin to MR Marsh, 1 run, strays on to the pads this time and Marsh sweeps to fine leg

16.4

Ashwin to Wade, 2 runs, Wade makes room, gets down on one knee and sweeps in the air towards deep square leg, the boundary is so large they can take two even though the ball didn't go too far away from Gambhir

16.5

Ashwin to Wade, 1 run, makes room and drives through cover for a single

16.6

Ashwin to MR Marsh, no run, defended back to the bowler

Australia 114/5   R Ashwin 4-0-23-0
Series Results
Australia v India at Melbourne - Feb 3, 2012
India won by 8 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)
Australia v India at Sydney - Feb 1, 2012
Australia won by 31 runs
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Feb 3, 2012

MS Dhoni pulls on one leg, Australia v India, 2nd T20I, Melbourne, February 3, 2012

MS Dhoni pulls on one leg

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Feb 3, 2012

Gautam Gambhir lofts over extra cover, Australia v India, 2nd T20I, Melbourne, February 3, 2012

Gautam Gambhir lofts over extra cover

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