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
5.1

Clark to Jaffer, 1 run, well bowled, a hint of swing away carries the ball to the off-stump line, and squashed down on the front foot with an inside edge

5.2

Clark to Sehwag, no run, defended on the front foot, well bowled again

5.3

Clark to Sehwag, no run, nipped back in from just outside off, a touch of bounce, and tucked down off the hips with a jump

5.4

Clark to Sehwag, no run, defended on the back foot

5.5

Clark to Sehwag, no run, driven on the front foot to cover

5.6

Clark to Sehwag, no run, a back-foot drive into the covers, looks to attack and for the single, but pulls out

India 31/0   SR Clark 1-0-1-0
7.1

Clark to Sehwag, no run, 137.1kph, pushed at it with an on-drive, misses it, and the ball raps him on the pad

7.2

Clark to Sehwag, no run, 134kph this time, left alone outside off, the ball skulking down the channel like a chided schoolboy

7.3

Clark to Sehwag, no run, 134kph this time, the ball bouncing up testingly from an off-stump line, defended back down on the back foot

7.4

Clark to Sehwag, FOUR, a leg-stump half-volley and that's a perfect example of how to despatch a droolsome clip off the legs through midwicket. That scorched away

7.5

Clark to Sehwag, no run, ah, a genuine nick doesn't carry to the space between second and third slip, Sehwag pressing away from his body with no footwork

7.6

Clark to Sehwag, no run, beaten him again, 136.9kph, the batsman offering a wan press outside off stump

India 38/0   SR Clark 2-0-5-0
9.1

Clark to Sehwag, no run, 132kph, the ball shortish on off, shaped to pull, but didn't get anywhere near the shot

9.2

Clark to Sehwag, FOUR, a big booming drive results in a big booming edge through an empty fourth slip to bring up the 50

9.3

Clark to Sehwag, no run, the bowler pushes that one through outside off

9.4

Clark to Sehwag, no run, all sorts went on there, Clark nearly finding his way through as the ball crashes down off the back thigh, just millimetres outside the off stump

9.5

Clark to Sehwag, no run, outside off, controlled down to gully

9.6

Clark to Sehwag, no run, well-directed bouncer, straight, and the batsman ducks under, periscopically

India 50/0   SR Clark 3-0-9-0
11.1

Clark to Sehwag, no run, right up there on off, and defended back down

11.2

Clark to Sehwag, no run, outside off and a boom-boom Afridi would have been proud off, a huge whoosh outside off, no footwork again, the ball nibbling away from the outside edge, not connecting with bat at all

11.3

Clark to Sehwag, no run, left alone outside off once more

11.4

Clark to Sehwag, no run, pushed into short cover outside off

11.5

Clark to Sehwag, no run, ducks under a straight bouncer this time

11.6

Clark to Sehwag, FOUR, good swing outside off, and there's a crashing cover drive to savour, the ball is at the rope a split-second after being hit

India 56/0   SR Clark 4-0-13-0
13.1

Clark to Sehwag, no run, oh, drove away from the body, no footwork, and the ball nearly clipped the inside edge on its way through

13.2

Clark to Sehwag, no run, defended down easily off the back foot

13.3

Clark to Sehwag, no run, up there, on off, pushed towards the covers, and the batsmen quickly decide not to run with a bark of "No, no, no"

13.4

Clark to Sehwag, 1 run, tucked off the legs his side of midwicket, the fielder skipping five yards to pick it up

13.5

Clark to Jaffer, no run, left alone through to the keeper

13.6

Clark to Jaffer, no run, crashes into the arm guard and cannons up and over to where leg-slip would be, Gilchrist harries round and takes a great catch on the forward slide, away from his body, but to no avail

India 57/0   SR Clark 5-0-14-0
15.1

Clark to Jaffer, no run, curved away from the right hander, who let it go through

15.2

Clark to Jaffer, no run, huge shout for lbw, and Clark walks back with head bowed after it was turned down, for height reasons after crashing towards leg

15.3

Clark to Jaffer, no run, left alone on its way through

15.4

Clark to Jaffer, no run, cracker, so unlcuky not to take the outside edge after offering a fuller one that moves away from the batsman, Jaffer not moving forward to it

15.5

Clark to Jaffer, no run, banged in outside off, the ball moving away from the right hander on the rise

15.6

Clark to Jaffer, no run, short ball, defended back down off the back foot

India 57/0   SR Clark 6-1-14-0
17.1

Clark to Jaffer, no run, errant ball on leg, driven out to short midwicket, picked up well

17.2

Clark to Jaffer, no run, pushed down off the back foot in a defensive manner

17.3

Clark to Jaffer, no run, defended down on the back foot this time, well watched

17.4

Clark to Jaffer, no run, straight ball, through on off

17.5

Clark to Jaffer, no run, pushed on the front foot, the ball flying down, but safe, towards gully to bring up his 22nd dot ball in a row, went for the front-foot drive and didn't get it right

17.6

Clark to Jaffer, no run, naughty swing away, left alone, though, well judged

India 57/1   SR Clark 7-2-14-0
33.1

Clark to Tendulkar, no run, short delivery outside off stump and he shoulders arms on that occasion

33.2

Clark to Tendulkar, no run, short of a length again, just 126.6ks, again well left alone

33.3

Clark to Tendulkar, 1 run, 130.7ks, too straight on the stumps, Tendulkar turns it just wide of midwicket for a sharp single

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   SR Clark 8-2-15-0
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   SR Clark 9-2-17-0
37.1

Clark to Tendulkar, no run, full and a tad wide outside off stump, Tendulkar opts to leave it be

37.2

Clark to Tendulkar, no run, much fuller on off stump, touch of swing, and its driven to point

37.3

Clark to Tendulkar, FOUR, slides onto the pads, 128ks, and Tendulkar flicks it away into the gap for another boundary ... he makes a living playing that shot

37.4

Clark to Tendulkar, no run, there's a better length, off stumpish, and Tendulkar gets well forward to block

37.5

Clark to Tendulkar, no run, banged in short, Tendulkar arches the back and then decides to leave it be

37.6

Clark to Tendulkar, no run, changes it full now, striving for away movement, but Tendulkar leaves

India 124/2   SR Clark 10-2-21-0
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   SR Clark 11-3-21-0
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

52.3

Clark to Tendulkar, no run, straight and full and he whips that from middle and off to midwicket

52.4

Clark to Tendulkar, 2 runs, errs in length and Tendulkar pushes the short ball into the gap at cover and collects two as sweeper runs around to field at deep cover

52.5

Clark to Tendulkar, no run, overpitched, he drives comfortably to extra cover, where Symonds dives

52.6

Clark to Tendulkar, no run, now he goes chasing a very wide one from the crease and misses

India 188/2   SR Clark 12-3-30-0
54.1

Clark to Tendulkar, no run, back of a good length, off stump, Tendulkar defends off the front foot and the ball runs wide of gully, after which Dravid wants one but wisely gets sent back

54.2

Clark to Tendulkar, FOUR, leans into a fullish delivery and pings the small space at extra cover, shot

54.3

Clark to Tendulkar, no run, short of a length on off stump, he gets tall and keeps it down

54.4

Clark to Tendulkar, 1 run, full on middle and leg, he whips it away to deep backward square leg

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   SR Clark 13-3-35-0
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

56.3

Clark to Tendulkar, no run, and he entices him with a good-length, wide delivery going away, but Tendulkar chooses not to have a go

56.4

Clark to Tendulkar, 1 wide, thats again full and wide, outside off, and he lets it go to Gilchrist

56.4

Clark to Tendulkar, 1 run, good length outside off stump, he gets tall and steers it wide of point

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   SR Clark 14-3-38-0
58.1

Clark to Ganguly, no run, short of a length, angling across him and he just pulls out of the shot

58.2

Clark to Ganguly, 4 leg byes, short and down leg side, he plays it off the pads down to fine leg

58.3

Clark to Ganguly, no run, short into the ribs, Ganguly hops up awkwardly and plays into the ground

58.4

Clark to Ganguly, FOUR, good length delivery, pitches outside off and comes in but he counters the movement with a full face of the bat, pushing past mid-off for four, good shot

58.5

Clark to Ganguly, 1 run, fuller this time, slower ball, 129ks, looking for movement, and Ganguly gets a thick inside-edge past leg stump after he chases the ball

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   SR Clark 15-3-44-0
95.1

Clark to Pathan, no run, start-and-a-half from Clark who licks the ball away from the left hander, movement from both the seam and in the air, too good for the batsman who's saved by the drift away

95.2

Clark to Pathan, no run, lets that one go through down off, more deliberate this time, the ball again nipping off the seam away

95.3

Clark to Pathan, 1 run, overpitches this time, at 131.7kph on off, pushed out through the covers where there's some neat work with a forward dive to take the pace off the ball, if not quite a full stop

95.4

Clark to Dhoni, OUT, pitches in line with off, there's a huge, long appeal and Umpire Rauf takes his time to give that one out. Dhoni gets in a big stride forward on a bouncy pitch, the ball hits him on the knee roll, the batsman not quite bending his knee on the forward defensive

MS Dhoni lbw b Clark 19 (84m 52b 2x4 0x6) SR: 36.53

95.5

Clark to Kumble, no run, got him! Hasn't got him! Kumble comes on to his front foot and squirted out towards Jaques at short midwicket who dives forward but didn't catch it cleanly and immediately signals so

95.6

Clark to Kumble, no run, a much less eventful ball to round off the over, defending forward in line with off

India 328/7   SR Clark 16-3-45-1
97.1

Clark to Kumble, OUT, top catch from Rogers, diving full length to his right in the covers, as Kumble, repeating his lashing efforts for the previous over, drives on the up, his shoulders pointing upwards so he wasn't over the ball, and Rogers snaps it up with a classic catch

A Kumble c Rogers b Clark 1 (10m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 16.66

97.2

Clark to Sharma, no run, he survives a huge appeal first up for a strangle down leg, Gilchrist diving well to his left, but it's turned down, rightly as it turns out, as the ball brushed hip only

97.3

Clark to Sharma, no run, stands tall, defends down on the back foot just outside off

97.4

Clark to Sharma, no run, Ishant takes a few positive steps forward towards point, but quickly turns defensive as Clark gives him a straight bouncer

97.5

Clark to Sharma, no run, on off, shortish, Ishant fends into the covers

97.6

Clark to Sharma, no run, a booming yorker on off, well dug out by Ishant

India 330/9   SR Clark 17-4-45-2
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