South Africa tour of Australia, 2008/09 / Commentary

32.6

Duminy to DJ Hussey, no run, tossed up, David pushes forward on the drive and misses, and Boucher too fumbles the take

Australia 166/3   DJ Hussey 0* (1b)

33.2

Botha to DJ Hussey, 1 run, too short and David hammers the pull out to deep midwicket for one

33.4

Botha to DJ Hussey, no run, flatter delivery, David wants to flick it away but mistimes the shot

33.5

Botha to DJ Hussey, 1 wide, drifts down wide, Boucher cannot collect it cleanly either

33.5

Botha to DJ Hussey, 1 run, comes out and flicks it off the half-volley just wide of midwicket

Australia 171/3   DJ Hussey 2* (4b)

34.6

Duminy to DJ Hussey, 1 run, too full and that one is clipped down to wide long-on

Australia 176/3   DJ Hussey 3* (5b)

35.1

Botha to DJ Hussey, 1 run, flighted outside off stump and David drives a single to extra cover

35.4

Botha to DJ Hussey, no run, starts to drift down the pads and David paddles it to short fine leg

35.5

Botha to DJ Hussey, no run, tossed up on off stump, this time he drives to extra cover

35.6

Botha to DJ Hussey, 1 wide, pitches down leg stump for a wide, Boucher breaks the sticks

35.6

Botha to DJ Hussey, no run, well tossed up on the stumps and David drives it back to Botha

Australia 179/3   DJ Hussey 4* (9b)

36.2

Duminy to DJ Hussey, no run, slower delivery, well flighted on the pads, driven with an inside edge to leg

36.3

Duminy to DJ Hussey, 1 run, tosses it up and David on-drives a single into the gap at midwicket

36.5

Duminy to DJ Hussey, no run, fuller delivery starts to dip and he drives it back to a diving Duminy

36.6

Duminy to DJ Hussey, no run, tosses it up to draw a dragged attempt at an off-drive, Duminy fields himself

Australia 182/3   DJ Hussey 5* (13b)

37.2

Kallis to DJ Hussey, no run, pitches short of a length and he goes back to push to the off side

37.3

Kallis to DJ Hussey, no run, now a fuller, straighter delivery which David flicks to midwicket

37.4

Kallis to DJ Hussey, 1 run, pitches on the upright seam, driven to cover, who underarms and misses

Australia 184/3   DJ Hussey 6* (16b)

38.2

Duminy to DJ Hussey, no run, fires it flatter and David, advancing down, mistimes the booming drive

38.3

Duminy to DJ Hussey, no run, skips down, Duminy sees him and bowls it flat, clipped to midwicket

38.4

Duminy to DJ Hussey, 1 run, slower delivery from Duminy and David pinches a single into the covers

Australia 189/3   DJ Hussey 7* (19b)

39.3

Kallis to DJ Hussey, FOUR, hit just over mid-off's head for four, David comes forward and then holds on when he spots the slower ball, and then bunts it over the extended fingertips of the fielder

39.4

Kallis to DJ Hussey, 1 run, fuller on the pads and he shuffles to clip this one to midwicket

Australia 196/4   DJ Hussey 12* (21b 1x4)

40.1

Steyn to DJ Hussey, 1 run, pitches on the stumps and he plays it watchfully away for a sharp single

Australia 197/4   DJ Hussey 13* (22b 1x4)

41.1

Kallis to DJ Hussey, 1 run, pitches down the stumps and David Hussey shuffles to clip it away

41.5

Kallis to DJ Hussey, 1 run, slower delivery, 112.3ks, whipped from off stump to midwicket

Australia 204/5   DJ Hussey 15* (24b 1x4)

42.4

Steyn to DJ Hussey, 1 run, backs away to outside leg stump, Steyn follows him with a good delivery and this one is hit down towards mid-on in the end

42.6

Steyn to DJ Hussey, no run, 150.6ks, he backs away to cut but then doesn't play a shot

Australia 208/5   DJ Hussey 16* (26b 1x4)

43.3

Morkel to DJ Hussey, 1 run, another full ball chases David Hussey as he moves outside leg stump, he manages to get bat on ball and drives it straight back past the stumps

43.5

Morkel to DJ Hussey, 1 run, another attempted yorker, change of pace, David Hussey drags to the on side

Australia 212/5   DJ Hussey 18* (28b 1x4)

44.3

Ntini to DJ Hussey, 1 run, attempted yorker ends up a low full toss, which he pats into the covers

44.5

Ntini to DJ Hussey, OUT, and he's gone, looking to get innovative! David Hussey backs away only to scoop a full and wide delivery off the toe end of the bat straight to Morkel at backward point

DJ Hussey c Morkel b Ntini 19 (51m 30b 1x4 0x6) SR: 63.33

Australia 218/6   DJ Hussey 19 (30b 1x4)
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