India in Australia T20I Series - 2nd T20I

Australia v India

India won by 8 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)

0.6

Kumar to Finch, FOUR, width outside off stump and Finch tries to blaze the ball through the off side, he gets a thick outside edge which carries the ball high over the head of the only slip catcher

Australia 7/0   AJ Finch 4* (2b 1x4)   P Kumar 1-0-7-0

1.2

Vinay Kumar to Finch, FOUR, too full and straight, Finch stays on his crease and tees off, lifting the ball over midwicket and to the boundary

Australia 12/0   AJ Finch 8* (3b 2x4)   R Vinay Kumar 0.2-0-5-0

1.6

Vinay Kumar to Warner, FOUR, not so lucky this time is Vinay, Warner attempts to whip the ball off his pads through midwicket but eventually places it wide of the fielder at short fine leg, poor line from the bowler

Australia 18/0   DA Warner 8* (7b 1x4)   R Vinay Kumar 1-0-11-0

3.3

Vinay Kumar to Finch, FOUR, short and wide outside off, Finch pounces, cutting the ball with power through point, poor ball

Australia 24/2   AJ Finch 15* (10b 3x4)   R Vinay Kumar 1.3-0-15-0

4.4

Kumar to Finch, FOUR, short and wide outside off and Finch smashes it, smashes it off the front foot, with his back leg bent, and a full swing of his bat, lovely square cut

Australia 34/2   AJ Finch 24* (16b 4x4)   P Kumar 2.4-0-16-2

4.5

Kumar to Finch, FOUR, so the length is fuller outside off now and Finch moves forward and drives with power into the gap between cover and mid-off, the boundary is huge but the timing is good

Australia 38/2   AJ Finch 28* (17b 5x4)   P Kumar 2.5-0-20-2

6.4

Kohli to Finch, FOUR, Kohli bowls a friendly full toss on the stumps, Finch made room by moving towards leg and smashed the ball through extra cover

Australia 48/2   AJ Finch 35* (22b 6x4)   V Kohli 0.4-0-6-0

8.4

R Sharma to Hussey, FOUR, a long hop, Hussey goes back and pulls the ball into the gap on the deep midwicket boundary, a poor ball to release the pressure

Australia 58/4   DJ Hussey 9* (15b 1x4)   R Sharma 0.4-0-4-0

15.1

Jadeja to Wade, FOUR, Wade moves back to cut the ball hard but gets a thick outside edge that goes between the keeper and short third man

Australia 104/5   MS Wade 26* (21b 1x4 1x6)   RA Jadeja 2.1-0-14-1

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

Australia 110/5   MR Marsh 8* (8b 1x4)   R Ashwin 3.1-0-19-0

17.2

R Sharma to MR Marsh, FOUR, edged and four! Marsh was coming forward and then stopped, he was moving towards leg and then stopped. He finally cut at a quicker ball and edged it past Dhoni to the third-man boundary

Australia 119/5   MR Marsh 13* (12b 2x4)   R Sharma 2.2-0-21-0

18.6

Vinay Kumar to Hogg, FOUR, it ends with Hogg making room to a length ball and cutting hard, beating the fielder at backward point diving to his right, and the fielder at third man running to his left

Australia 125/8   GB Hogg 4* (3b 1x4)   R Vinay Kumar 4-0-25-1

19.1

R Sharma to Lee, FOUR, Lee goes back to cut the ball from his stumps but gets an outside edge that goes between Dhoni at short third man, the length was a bit short

Australia 129/8   B Lee 5* (3b 1x4)   R Sharma 3.1-0-27-1
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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