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

45.5

Kumble to Symonds, 1 run, looped up generously and a firm on-drive gets him off the mark first ball

Australia 161/4   A Symonds 1* (1b)

46.1

Singh to Symonds, FOUR, power, as Symonds jams bat down an attempted yorker and gets four as the ball speeds away past mid-off, some strength he has!

46.2

Singh to Symonds, no run, short of a length on off stump, Symonds gets tall and defends it down

46.3

Singh to Symonds, 1 run, short outside leg, Symonds tucks off the hips into the gap at short fine leg

Australia 166/4   A Symonds 6* (4b 1x4)

47.1

Kumble to Symonds, no run, quicker and flatter, 93ks, Symonds gets back and plays to Kumble

47.2

Kumble to Symonds, no run, slides down the leg side, Dhoni collects and whips off the bails

47.3

Kumble to Symonds, no run, looped up on leg stump, Symonds comes well forward and smothers it

47.4

Kumble to Symonds, no run, slips down leg stump, spins in and catches him outside the line

47.5

Kumble to Symonds, no run, flighted up on an off-stump length, Symonds gets well forward to defend

47.6

Kumble to Symonds, no run, quick leg break, spinning away, Symonds reads it and presents a full face

Australia 167/4   A Symonds 6* (10b 1x4)

48.6

Singh to Symonds, no run, oh dangerous leave, as the ball jags in and continues moving past off stump after Symonds gets half-forward and shoulders arms, Dhoni has some diving to do

Australia 170/4   A Symonds 6* (11b 1x4)

49.2

Kumble to Symonds, SIX, just drives a powerful shot, with a massive follow-through, over mid-off

49.3

Kumble to Symonds, no run, looped up on middle and off, he gets forward tentatively and defends

49.4

Kumble to Symonds, OUT, gone! Kumble fires one in flat, and quick, at 102ks, pushing a surprised Symonds back in the crease and he's a sitter in front of middle and leg, Billy Bowden has no doubts and up comes the finger in a flash

A Symonds lbw b Kumble 12 (18m 14b 1x4 1x6) SR: 85.71

Australia 177/5   A Symonds 12 (14b 1x4 1x6)
Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100
Series Results
Australia v India at Adelaide - Jan 24-28, 2008
Match drawn
Australia v India at Perth - Jan 16-19, 2008
India won by 72 runs
Australia v India at Sydney - Jan 2-6, 2008
Australia won by 122 runs
Australia v India at Melbourne - Dec 26-29, 2007
Australia won by 337 runs
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Jan 20, 2008

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Jan 19, 2008

India can't contain their delight after sealing the deal, Australia v India, 3rd Test, Perth, 4th day, January 19, 2008

India can't contain their delight after sealing the deal

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