India tour of Australia, 2007/08 / Commentary

Border-Gavaskar Trophy - 3rd Test

Australia v India

India won by 72 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

49.5

Kumble to Gilchrist, no run, spins in from outside off stump, he gets across and defends

49.6

Kumble to Gilchrist, no run, tossed up on off stump, again Gilchrist defends

Australia 177/5   AC Gilchrist 0* (2b)

51.4

Kumble to Gilchrist, 1 run, quicker one, 91ks, slides down leg and he tucks to short fine leg

Australia 190/5   AC Gilchrist 1* (3b)

52.1

Sharma to Gilchrist, no run, short ball well down leg stump, Dhoni takes as Gilchrist ignores it

52.2

Sharma to Gilchrist, 1 run, back of a length, angling in from outside leg, tucked out to Ganguly in the deep

Australia 191/5   AC Gilchrist 2* (5b)

53.1

Kumble to Gilchrist, no run, flighted on middle and off, defended watchfully

53.2

Kumble to Gilchrist, 1 run, pitches outside leg, Gilchrist shuffles and nudges off the pads

Australia 192/5   AC Gilchrist 3* (7b)

54.1

Sharma to Gilchrist, 1 run, drifts outside leg stump, Gilchrist again works it out to Ganguly on the ropes

54.6

Sharma to Gilchrist, 1 no ball, oversteps, pitches on a length and Gilchrist tucks to midwicket

54.6

Sharma to Gilchrist, no run, back of a length on off stump, he gets forward and pushes to point

Australia 201/5   AC Gilchrist 4* (10b)

55.6

Kumble to Gilchrist, FOUR, loose delivery, spins down leg and Gilchrist duly sweeps down to fine leg

Australia 208/5   AC Gilchrist 8* (11b 1x4)

57.1

Kumble to Gilchrist, no run, tossed up full on middle and leg, Gilchrist gets forward and suffocates it

57.2

Kumble to Gilchrist, no run, looped up on leg stump, spins in and Gilchrist mistimes the flick

57.3

Kumble to Gilchrist, no run, flatter and shorter, 86ks, a mistimed short-arm jab chips back to Kumble

57.4

Kumble to Gilchrist, no run, gives it some air this time, Gilchrist drives to the man at mid-off

57.5

Kumble to Gilchrist, no run, close! Tossed up down leg stump, Gilchrist tries to sweep, ball clips pad, then gloves, and spins perilously close to the stumps before rolling to Dravid at slip

57.6

Kumble to Gilchrist, 2 runs, tucks one off the pads, out to the deep, coming back for the second Clarke is just home as a good, flat throw comes back to Kumble from Pathan, its referred but thats not out

Australia 218/5   AC Gilchrist 10* (17b 1x4)

58.4

Pathan to Gilchrist, no run, back of a length on the stumps, 134ks, he gets behind the line to block

58.5

Pathan to Gilchrist, FOUR, fine shot, a pull from outside off stump to a short one, a hopeless dive in the deep from Ganguly cannot prevent four

58.6

Pathan to Gilchrist, no run, fuller outside off and thats a flowing drive to the man at mid-off

Australia 223/5   AC Gilchrist 14* (20b 2x4)

59.2

Kumble to Gilchrist, 1 run, tossed up outside leg stump, easy pickings for a single to fine leg

Australia 225/5   AC Gilchrist 15* (21b 2x4)

60.3

Sehwag to Gilchrist, OUT, and the change works brilliantly! Sehwag tosses it up outside leg stump, Gilchrist plays a most ugly sweep, the ball turns sharply and knocks back leg stump!

AC Gilchrist b Sehwag 15 (51m 22b 2x4 0x6) SR: 68.18

Australia 227/6   AC Gilchrist 15 (22b 2x4)
Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100
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