India tour of Australia, 3rd Test: Australia v India at Perth, Jan 16-19, 2008
India won by 72 runs
16,17,18,19 January 2008 (5-day match)
  • Overs 1-50
  • Overs 51-100
16.5

Johnson to Dravid, no run, down leg, Dravid makes a half-motion of chasing it round, then stops on the shot

16.6

Johnson to Dravid, no run, strides forward but leaves the ball through

India 57/1   R Dravid 0* (2b)
18.1

Johnson to Dravid, no run, outside off, defended on the front foot

18.2

Johnson to Dravid, 2 runs, pushed across the right hander, pressed down through the gully

18.3

Johnson to Dravid, no run, on off, pushed down off the back foot, into the on-side

18.4

Johnson to Dravid, no run, well bowled, and well played, the ball going through outside off, around hip height, the batsman swaying himself and his hands out of the way well

18.5

Johnson to Dravid, no run, left alone

18.6

Johnson to Dravid, no run, and again

India 59/1   R Dravid 2* (8b)
20.1

Tait to Dravid, no run, and after all that anticipation, he strays down leg, encouraging pace though at 150.8kph

20.2

Tait to Dravid, no run, up there outside off, pushed into the covers where Rogers tidies up well

20.3

Tait to Dravid, no run, outside off, ripped wide down the channel, left alone

20.4

Tait to Dravid, no run, defended down well off the back foot in line with off

20.5

Tait to Dravid, no run, outside off, 149.2kph, defended back down on the back foot into the covers

20.6

Tait to Dravid, no run, ripped down leg this time, Tait just struggling with his radar to begin with

India 59/2   R Dravid 2* (14b)
21.5

Lee to Dravid, no run, lets out a tennis player-style grunt with the force of pushing down the channel

21.6

Lee to Dravid, no run, well bowled, encourages Dravid to push forward away from his body and nearly catches the edge again

India 60/2   R Dravid 2* (16b)
23.6

Lee to Dravid, no run, outside off, on one knee, and swipes the ball to gully

India 74/2   R Dravid 2* (17b)
24.2

Tait to Dravid, no run, good length on off stump, Dravid gets in line and defends to the fielder

24.3

Tait to Dravid, 1 run, thats a much straighter delivery, allowing Dravid time to shuffle and clip it just wide of the man doing duty at midwicket

India 76/2   R Dravid 3* (19b)
25.1

Lee to Dravid, no run, sharp one, lifting quickly off a shortish length to get Dravid hopping on the back foot and the ball raps his knuckles, though he did well to take the bottom hand off the handle and keep the ball down to the slips

25.2

Lee to Dravid, no run, short of a length and lifting away outside off stump, Dravid sways away

25.3

Lee to Dravid, no run, another one simply kicks up from outside off and has Dravid arching the back out of harm's way .. Asad Rauf says Lee bhai, thats two for the over

25.4

Lee to Dravid, no run, now its a full delivery outside off, getting Dravid firmly forward in a drive to cover

25.5

Lee to Dravid, no run, just holds back the length a touch, gets it to seam away and Dravid comes well forward before shouldering arms to that one

25.6

Lee to Dravid, FOUR, good delivery, hitting an awkward length and moving away a fraction, but Dravid's up to the task and drops the soft hands on it, turning the face of the bat to edge it away all along the ground safely between gully and the slips for his first boundary today

India 80/2   R Dravid 7* (25b 1x4)
27.1

Lee to Dravid, 4 runs, too full and straight, Dravid clips that nicely off the pads into the onside, Jacques from square leg runs hard and dives on the ropes, just hauling it back in, but Tendulkar and Dravid have run four anyways

27.2

Lee to Dravid, no run, oh Clarke's dropped it! Dravid goes fishing way outside off stump, gets a thick outside edge, very late into the shot as the ball comes onto him quickly, but Pup drops it at first slip, squeezing at it as he moves to his left and spills a sitter!

27.3

Lee to Dravid, no run, good length ball on off stump, played back to Lee

27.4

Lee to Dravid, no run, good length and seaming away outside off, Dravid lets it go

27.5

Lee to Dravid, no run, short of a length on middle and off, Dravid hops up and keeps it down to leg

27.6

Lee to Dravid, no run, beaten! Lee pitches on a sweet length and gets Dravid feeling for it, simply lured out of his zone, and the ball skims past the outside edge of his bat

India 85/2   R Dravid 11* (31b 1x4)
28.6

Tait to Dravid, no run, short of a length on off, Dravid hustles into his shot and taps it to cover

India 92/2   R Dravid 11* (32b 1x4)
29.2

Lee to Dravid, no run, full on off stump, 145ks, he gets well forward and drives it back

29.3

Lee to Dravid, no run, short of a length this time, and he gets back to check the shot to point

29.4

Lee to Dravid, no run, fuller delivery, 141ks, he gets to the pitch and drives to extra cover

29.5

Lee to Dravid, no run, full and wide outside off stump, wide enough for Dravid to let that one go by

29.6

Lee to Dravid, no run, shorter one outside off, gets Dravid jumping and playing it with an angled bat, safely into the ground in front of the man doing duty at point

India 93/2   R Dravid 11* (37b 1x4)
30.5

Tait to Dravid, no run, 142.2ks, full and very, very wide outside off, Dravid wants nothing to do

30.6

Tait to Dravid, FOUR, 140ks, a rank half-volley, Dravid eases onto the front foot and caresses that through extra cover to raise the 100 for India

India 102/2   R Dravid 15* (39b 2x4)
31.2

Lee to Dravid, 1 run, short of length on off stump, 143ks, Dravid gets up and taps to cover, calling well for the run and Tendulkar responds

India 104/2   R Dravid 16* (40b 2x4)
32.1

Johnson to Dravid, FOUR, good stoke! Slower ball, 137ks and very full and Dravid presents a full face of the bat and times it perfectly back past the stumps for four

32.2

Johnson to Dravid, no run, short of a length outside leg stump, Dravid turns it to square leg

32.3

Johnson to Dravid, no run, good length delivery, angled across Dravid at a decent pace and he leaves

32.4

Johnson to Dravid, no run, short and a wee bit wide, he cuts it late and Symonds dives at gully very well

32.5

Johnson to Dravid, FOUR, another positive stroke, as Dravid leans into a full delivery and threads the gap at cover, he's middling some of these shots well is Dravid

32.6

Johnson to Dravid, no run, full outside leg stump, Dravid shapes to flick but the ball clips his back leg

India 116/2   R Dravid 24* (46b 4x4)
33.4

Clark to Dravid, no run, short of a length on off stump, 130.3ks, Dravid gets up and defends

33.5

Clark to Dravid, no run, thats a probing length outside off stump, getting Dravid well forward and then he holds back the bat out of line to let the ball swing away to Gilchrist

33.6

Clark to Dravid, no run, full on middle and off, he comes well onto the front foot and defends

India 117/2   R Dravid 24* (49b 4x4)
35.1

Clark to Dravid, no run, 131.9ks, full on middle and off, Dravid plants the front leg forward and plays all across it, turning it towards Jaques at square leg

35.2

Clark to Dravid, 2 runs, this one's a tad straighter and angling into the pads and he clips it wide of Jaques, calling for two immediately

35.3

Clark to Dravid, no run, 129.7ks, good length on middle and off, he defends down the track

35.4

Clark to Dravid, no run, good length but pretty wide, so he comes onto the front foot and leaves

35.5

Clark to Dravid, no run, good length outside off stump, Dravid comes forward and has to keep the shot back as the ball comes onto him, and does so well to point

35.6

Clark to Dravid, no run, full and wide, seaming away and Dravid shoulders arms to it

India 119/2   R Dravid 26* (55b 4x4)
36.2

Johnson to Dravid, no run, short of a length and angling across Dravid, who gets tall and watches it go

36.3

Johnson to Dravid, no run, good length and going across him, he again is calm just leaving it be

36.4

Johnson to Dravid, no run, this one kicks up off the surface and Dravid gets tall as well, dropping it safely in front of point

36.5

Johnson to Dravid, no run, good change-up delivery from Johnson, pitching very full and sucking Dravid into a loose drive off the front foot, the ball beating his bat

36.6

Johnson to Dravid, no run, now its short of a length and Dravid prefers to shoulder arms, as drinks are called for. Just enough time to get a cup of coffee.

India 120/2   R Dravid 26* (60b 4x4)
38.1

Johnson to Dravid, no run, good length, a touch wide though, and he leaves it be for Gilchrist

38.2

Johnson to Dravid, 1 leg bye, strays down leg stump and Dravid clips down to fine leg for a single ... nope, its off the pads apparently

India 125/2   R Dravid 26* (62b 4x4)
39.1

Clark to Dravid, no run, good length, moving away outside off stump and bringing Dravid onto the front foot ... though he again prefers to judge it and shoulder arms

39.2

Clark to Dravid, no run, good length but closer to the stumps, Dravid defends with an inside-edge

39.3

Clark to Dravid, no run, short of a length just outside off, sits up and he rides the bounce to defend

39.4

Clark to Dravid, no run, good length, 128ks, no room to work with and he taps back to Clark

39.5

Clark to Dravid, no run, very full, with movement through the air, getting Dravid forward on the drive but he can only poke it to cover-point

39.6

Clark to Dravid, no run, top line, just back of drivable length, Dravid comes well forward to defend

India 125/2   R Dravid 26* (68b 4x4)
40.5

Johnson to Dravid, no run, good delivery, pacy and bouncing away outside off stump, luring Dravid into a leaden-footed poke at it and he narrowly misses getting a nick on that one

40.6

Johnson to Dravid, no run, sharp again, a good length and seaming away from Dravid, who's hurried into his defensive but plays it with soft hands along the ground to Hussey at gully

India 126/2   R Dravid 26* (70b 4x4)
41.5

Symonds to Dravid, no run, good length, up there on middle and off, and Dravid defends it back

41.6

Symonds to Dravid, no run, good length outside off, gets him forward and he pushes to point

India 131/2   R Dravid 26* (72b 4x4)
43.1

Symonds to Dravid, 1 run, short ball angled in from middle and off, Dravid gets across and whips that through backward square off the hips

43.3

Symonds to Dravid, 1 run, thats fuller on middle and leg and he expertly nudges it around the corner

India 140/2   R Dravid 28* (74b 4x4)
44.1

Tait to Dravid, no run, back of a length, on the stumps, Dravid gets back and defends

44.2

Tait to Dravid, no run, 144.6ks, short and rising just outside off, Dravid gets tall and taps it down

44.3

Tait to Dravid, 1 no ball, much fuller outside off, Dravid gets forward and pushes into the covers

44.3

Tait to Dravid, FOUR, another full delivery and this time Dravid gets to the pitch and times it well through extra cover for a boundary after a while

44.4

Tait to Dravid, 1 run, short of a length down leg stump, he tucks it around the corner

44.6

Tait to Dravid, no run, short of a length but Dravid doesn't bother playing the last ball of the over

India 147/2   R Dravid 33* (80b 5x4)
45.4

Symonds to Dravid, 1 run, short of a length on middle and off, he turns it into the gap at short fine leg

India 149/2   R Dravid 34* (81b 5x4)
46.1

Tait to Dravid, no run, back of a length outside off stump, he gets in line and drives to cover

46.2

Tait to Dravid, 1 run, short of a length outside off, sits up nicely and he gets over it well, simply dropping it in front of point and sprinting through, to raise the 150

India 150/2   R Dravid 35* (83b 5x4)
47.1

Symonds to Dravid, FOUR, drifts onto middle leg stump and Dravid helps it along the way with a deft nudge, which Symonds doesn't like one bit, but thats a touch shot

47.2

Symonds to Dravid, no run, good length outside off, he comes well forward and defends to cover

47.3

Symonds to Dravid, no run, straighter one on middle and off, he again reaches out and taps it back

47.4

Symonds to Dravid, no run, short of a length outside off, hint of away swing, Dravid shoulders arms

47.5

Symonds to Dravid, no run, short of a length again, he prefers to just let it go again, cool as ever

47.6

Symonds to Dravid, 2 runs, thats full and wide, and Dravid square-drives through the gap and out to the sweeper to raise the 100-run partnership, to generous applause from the crowd

India 160/2   R Dravid 41* (89b 6x4)
48.2

Tait to Dravid, no run, short outside off again, Dravid rides the bounce and plays it to point

48.3

Tait to Dravid, 1 run, short but straying down leg stump, Dravid turns it off the hips for an easy one

India 162/2   R Dravid 42* (91b 6x4)
49.1

Symonds to Dravid, no run, full on middle and off, Dravid shuffles and drives to Ponting at silly mid-on

49.2

Symonds to Dravid, FOUR, thats a loose one, just sliding too far down leg stump and Dravid makes sure to cash in, deftly tucking into the gap at short fine leg

49.3

Symonds to Dravid, no run, good length outside off stump, bringing him well forward to defend to cover

49.4

Symonds to Dravid, FOUR, nice drive, Dravid coming well forward to a juicy half-volley and beating a diving mid-off for four, and thats his half-century, well played too

49.5

Symonds to Dravid, 1 run, this is short and he swivels to pull out to Tait at deep backward square leg

India 173/2   R Dravid 51* (96b 8x4)
50.1

Clarke to Dravid, no run, tossed up on off stump, Dravid comes well forward and defends

50.2

Clarke to Dravid, 1 run, flatter one, spinning down leg stump, turned to short fine leg

50.6

Clarke to Dravid, no run, tossed up on a length and Dravid defends off the front foot to end the session

India 177/2   R Dravid 52* (99b 8x4)
52.1

Clark to Dravid, FOUR, thats a boundary, as Dravid pokes at it and edges along the ground smack in the gap at gully and slip

52.2

Clark to Dravid, 3 runs, thats better, as he times his front-foot drive into the gap at cover for a triple

India 186/2   R Dravid 59* (101b 9x4)
53.1

Lee to Dravid, no run, short of a length outside off, Dravid goes after it and defends to point

53.2

Lee to Dravid, no run, and thats a jaffa, hitting a length and swinging very late, beating a committed Dravid as he pushes off the front foot

53.3

Lee to Dravid, no run, hits a good length and swings away as Dravid shoulders arms

53.4

Lee to Dravid, no run, thats a crafty slower ball, 111.3ks, full outside off and stopping on Dravid, who leans forward and pushes to cover

53.5

Lee to Dravid, no run, good short ball to follow up, 144ks, and Dravid quickly sways back

53.6

Lee to Dravid, no run, good forward push to a good-length delivery, Dravid firm on that occasion

India 188/2   R Dravid 59* (107b 9x4)
54.5

Clark to Dravid, no run, slower ball, 125.8ks, good length, Dravid leans forward and defends

54.6

Clark to Dravid, no run, back of a length outside off stump and Dravid shoulders arms

India 193/2   R Dravid 59* (109b 9x4)
56.1

Clark to Dravid, no run, short of a length outside off stump, he gets up and leaves it alone

56.2

Clark to Dravid, 1 run, short of a length on leg stump, Dravid turns it wide of short fine leg

56.5

Clark to Dravid, no run, good full ball, moving in late through the air, almost up there in the block hole and Dravid digs it back out to the bowler

56.6

Clark to Dravid, no run, good length on off stump, he kneels down but mistimes his drive back to Clark

India 198/2   R Dravid 60* (113b 9x4)
58.6

Clark to Dravid, 1 run, short on middle and leg, Dravid rides the lift and drops it nicely in front of square leg, getting tall and using the wrists

India 209/3   R Dravid 61* (114b 9x4)
59.1

Lee to Dravid, no run, lifting outside off stump, Dravid gets onto the toes and drops it in front of gully

59.2

Lee to Dravid, no run, again he's offered with but cant beat Clarke at point, cutting into the ground

59.3

Lee to Dravid, 1 no ball, early into the shot, coming onto the front foot and defending towards gully

59.3

Lee to Dravid, no run, back of a good length outside off, he shuffles forward and pushes to point

59.4

Lee to Dravid, no run, 135.8ks, good, tight delivery gets Dravid coming forward in defence

59.5

Lee to Dravid, no run, short and rising, but he gets very tall and drops it down at his feet

59.6

Lee to Dravid, no run, good length, forcing Dravid to really reach forward and defend to point

India 210/3   R Dravid 61* (121b 9x4)
62.1

Johnson to Dravid, no run, good length outside off stump, Dravid comes forward and defends to cover

62.2

Johnson to Dravid, no run, full and very wide, Dravid chases it and makes a mess, chopping into the ground in front of Clarke at point

62.3

Johnson to Dravid, 1 run, short outside leg stump, gets Dravid hopping and turning it wide of square leg

India 222/4   R Dravid 62* (124b 9x4)
63.1

Tait to Dravid, no run, hits a good length well outside off, Dravid pushes to Symonds at cover

63.2

Tait to Dravid, 1 run, straighter one and he dangerously shuffles across, flicking to midwicket

India 229/4   R Dravid 63* (126b 9x4)
64.1

Johnson to Dravid, no run, good length on the stumps, Dravid walks into a forward defensive

64.2

Johnson to Dravid, FOUR, freebie, down the pads and he gets a touch on it to help the ball to fine leg

64.3

Johnson to Dravid, no run, good length outside off stump, he walks forward and defends to cover

64.4

Johnson to Dravid, no run, thats a good shout! Johnson nails a good yorker on off stump and Dravid fails to bring the toe end of the bat down in time, the ball hits boot first and its very tough to judge that one, the ball may have carried on past off stump ... replays are inconclusive as well ... a very good ball from Johnson

64.5

Johnson to Dravid, FOUR, a touch wide of off stump, Dravid gets back and cuts wide of gully

64.6

Johnson to Dravid, no run, good length on off stump, he gets in line and defends watchfully

India 237/4   R Dravid 71* (132b 11x4)
65.3

Tait to Dravid, FOUR, a gift, full and very wide and its slashed through gully and point for four

65.4

Tait to Dravid, 1 no ball, oversteps, pitches full on middle and off and Dravid drives to mid-on

65.4

Tait to Dravid, no run, short of a length on off stump, he gets back and defends

65.5

Tait to Dravid, no run, this one's fuller and he stretches well forward to defend

65.6

Tait to Dravid, no run, good length outside off and he defends to cover

India 245/4   R Dravid 75* (137b 12x4)
67.1

Tait to Dravid, no run, slides down the leg side, Dravid tries to glance it fine but doesn't make contact

67.2

Tait to Dravid, no run, poor ball and not such a good shot, full and wide outside off, swinging away, Dravid stretches out and nearly gets an edge

67.3

Tait to Dravid, no run, holds the length back, he manages exagerrated away movement again and Dravid opts the play safe by shouldering arms

67.4

Tait to Dravid, 1 run, short and wide outside off, Dravid frees his arms and cuts, deep point cuts it off

India 250/4   R Dravid 76* (141b 12x4)
68.1

Johnson to Dravid, no run, tempts him with width outside off, Dravid opens the face and glides it to gully on the first bounce

68.2

Johnson to Dravid, no run, good length outside the off stump, pushed to the off side

68.3

Johnson to Dravid, no run, full outside the off stump, in the slot to drive, Dravid pushes it firmly to the covers, that was a good stroke but the placement wasn't right

68.4

Johnson to Dravid, 1 wide, bangs it in short outside leg, goes through quite quickly to Gilchrist as Dravid sways away

68.4

Johnson to Dravid, no run, poor calling.... Dravid tucks it with soft hands to the on side, laxman sets off, Dravid sends him back, Johnson collects the ball isn't quick enough with the throw as Laxman makes his ground

68.5

Johnson to Dravid, 2 runs, fuller and swinging in, Dravid tucks it down to fine leg and sets off

68.6

Johnson to Dravid, no run

India 253/4   R Dravid 78* (147b 12x4)
70.1

Clarke to Dravid, 2 runs, flat on middle and leg, he gets back and pushes to Jaques at mid-on

70.2

Clarke to Dravid, no run, speared down leg stump, he tucks it around the corner past short fine leg

70.3

Clarke to Dravid, no run, thats a loose one, full toss way outside off but he drives straight to cover

70.4

Clarke to Dravid, no run, tossed up wide, he shapes to play but takes it on the pad, just outside the line of impact

70.5

Clarke to Dravid, no run, tossed up flat on middle and off, Dravid pushes to cover

70.6

Clarke to Dravid, 1 run, short and wide and he rocks back to cut past point

India 256/4   R Dravid 81* (153b 12x4)
71.1

Symonds to Dravid, no run, flat, spinning back into him and he mistimes the back-foot cut to Symonds

71.2

Symonds to Dravid, 1 run, flat down leg stump, he plays in front of the front pad to square leg

71.6

Symonds to Dravid, no run, tossed up on leg stump, Dravid patiently defends to leg

India 258/4   R Dravid 82* (156b 12x4)
72.2

Clarke to Dravid, no run, tossed up on off stump, good loop, Dravid greets it with a drive to extra cover

72.3

Clarke to Dravid, no run, lands on off and spins away, he backs away too and cuts to point

72.4

Clarke to Dravid, no run, again its just too short and Dravid cuts to backward point

72.5

Clarke to Dravid, no run, tossed up on a length, now he gets forward and pats it back to Clarke

72.6

Clarke to Dravid, no run, drifts into middle and off and Dravid smothers the spin, getting forward

India 259/4   R Dravid 82* (161b 12x4)
73.4

Symonds to Dravid, no run, tossed up on middle and off, he gets well forward and defends

73.5

Symonds to Dravid, no run, flighted on leg stump, defended to the close-in fielder

73.6

Symonds to Dravid, no run, short outside off, Dravid rocks back and cuts, Clark dives at point and saves runs

India 260/4   R Dravid 82* (164b 12x4)
74.2

Clarke to Dravid, no run, tossed up on off stump, getting him forward to defend

74.3

Clarke to Dravid, no run, tossed up on middle and leg, he patiently defends to bat-pad

74.4

Clarke to Dravid, 4 leg byes, this one slides down leg stump and a deft little glance, and the lighting fast outfield, carries the ball down to fine leg ... thats the 50-run stand

74.5

Clarke to Dravid, FOUR, poor ball, short and wide and he carves it away for four past point

74.6

Clarke to Dravid, no run, flighted up on middle and off, getting Dravid forward to defend watchfully

India 269/4   R Dravid 86* (169b 13x4)
75.2

Symonds to Dravid, no run, tossed up on middle and off, Dravid comes forward and on-drives to mid-on

75.3

Symonds to Dravid, FOUR, bang, thats four, as Dravid gets across and slogs it away, there's no cover for that in the deep, well slapped

75.4

Symonds to Dravid, no run, short again, he gets back and cuts into the ground in front of gully

75.5

Symonds to Dravid, 1 run, tossed up, he gets forward and back to push wide of the fielder

India 275/4   R Dravid 91* (173b 14x4)
76.1

Clarke to Dravid, no run, tossed up on a length, Dravid comes forward and defends

76.2

Clarke to Dravid, no run, tossed up wide, he uses the feet and drives back to Clarke, very hard

76.3

Clarke to Dravid, no run, again, Dravid reaches out and hits hard into the covers

76.4

Clarke to Dravid, no run, thats flatter, on off stump, and Dravid gets back to defend

76.5

Clarke to Dravid, 1 run, quick, spinning down leg stump, he tucks it wide of Hussey at short fine leg

India 276/4   R Dravid 92* (178b 14x4)
77.1

Symonds to Dravid, 1 run, tossed up on middle and leg, he shuffles and turns into the gap behind square

77.3

Symonds to Dravid, no run, short and flat, a hint of turn, Dravid gets tall and drives it back to Symonds

77.4

Symonds to Dravid, no run, spins down leg stump, Dravid misses and Gilchrist fumbles the take

77.5

Symonds to Dravid, no run, tossed up on a length, he comes well forward and defends

77.6

Symonds to Dravid, OUT, now where did that atrocious shot come from? Symonds tosses it up well outside off and in an extraordinary mental block, with a hundred there for the taking, Dravid plays an ugly cross-batted swipe and top-edges to the man at cover, who just side-steps a touch and holds a dolly

R Dravid c Ponting b Symonds 93 (278m 183b 14x4 0x6) SR: 50.81

India 278/5   R Dravid 93 (183b 14x4)
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