India tour of Australia, 2007/08 / Wicket commentary

Border-Gavaskar Trophy - 3rd Test

Australia v India

India won by 72 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

16.4

Johnson to Sehwag, OUT, he's gone! Sehwag trying to cut off the back foot, gets the outside edge off a quicker one, at 148.6kph to be exact, and Gilchrist does the rest

V Sehwag c †Gilchrist b Johnson 29 (80m 58b 6x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

India 57/1   W Jaffer 16* (45b 2x4)   MG Johnson 6.4-2-14-1

19.2

Lee to Jaffer, OUT, gets the edge! Australia are right back in this already, and once again Lee has got Jaffer, driving away from his body

W Jaffer c †Gilchrist b Lee 16 (94m 53b 2x4 0x6) SR: 30.18

India 59/2   R Dravid 2* (8b)   B Lee 4.2-0-25-1

57.4

Lee to Tendulkar, OUT, this time Lee gets his man, he pitches short of a length and gets Tendulkar back in the crease, playing down the wrong line, the ball hit him on the top of the pad and at the time of contact Tendulkar was jumping in the air, Lee appeals confidently and umpire Rauf eventually raises the finger ... replays show it was indeed high and going over the top of the stumps ... Tendulkar shakes his head as he walks off

SR Tendulkar lbw b Lee 71 (175m 128b 9x4 0x6) SR: 55.46

India 198/3   R Dravid 60* (113b 9x4)   B Lee 14.4-2-51-2

60.5

Johnson to Ganguly, OUT, oh good catch, Hussey! Ganguly stands his ground and flirts with a wide delivery, and Hussey dives to his right and intercepts a very good catch in the air at backward point to get rid of him, terrific reflexes

SC Ganguly c Hussey b Johnson 9 (17m 12b 2x4 0x6) SR: 75.00

India 214/4   R Dravid 61* (121b 9x4)   MG Johnson 14.5-5-32-2

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   VVS Laxman 26* (42b 3x4)   A Symonds 10-1-36-1

81.4

Lee to Laxman, OUT, and there you go! Laxman, like Dravid not too long ago, plays a poor stroke, a horrific back-foot shot to a short ball from Lee, walking back in his crease and flat-batting to mid-off, where Tait leaps up in the air and takes a simple enough catch

VVS Laxman c Tait b Lee 27 (89m 56b 3x4 0x6) SR: 48.21

India 284/6   MS Dhoni 4* (8b)   B Lee 17.4-3-55-3

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

India 328/7   IK Pathan 27* (41b 4x4)   SR Clark 15.4-3-45-1

96.6

Johnson to Pathan, OUT, another wicket, a full delivery, a dipping low toss rapping him on the front shin in front of leg, and a smiling Johnson roars his appeal, knowing what the answer will be

IK Pathan lbw b Johnson 28 (73m 44b 4x4 0x6) SR: 63.63

India 330/8   A Kumble 1* (5b)   MG Johnson 28-7-86-3

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

India 330/9   RP Singh 0* (0b)   SR Clark 16.1-3-45-2

98.2

Johnson to Singh, OUT, Johnson wraps up the innings by flinging down a climbing delivery which rises and catches the top of RP Singh's blade, the ricochet pouched by Hussey who stands, nearly celebrates before the ball's reached him, and was never in a month of Sundays going to drop that one

RP Singh c Hussey b Johnson 0 (7m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

India 330/10   I Sharma 0* (5b)   MG Johnson 28.2-7-86-4
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Match drawn
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