India tour of Bangladesh, 2nd Test: Bangladesh v India at Dhaka, May 25-27, 2007
India won by an innings and 239 runs
25,26,27 May 2007 (5-day match)
  • Overs 1-50
  • Overs 51-100
  • Overs 101-150
  • Overs 151-200
0.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, Mortaza hits a good length outside off stump right away, Karthik leans forward and defends confidently with a straight bat towards cover

0.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, fullr length from Mortaza, angling into off and mddle stump, Karthik waits on the back foot and defends to midwicket

0.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, 1 wide, big movement for Mortaza, that pitched wide outside off stump and moved sharply further away from the batsman, Karthik lets it go and the umpire calls it wide, India are away

0.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, far better line, that pitches much closer to off stump and leaves the right hander, Karthik moves on to the front foot and shoulders arms

0.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, fuller length on middle stump, Karthik covers the line and defends on the back foot

0.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, pitches on off and cuts sharply into Karthik who plays back and gets hit high on the thigh

0.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, Mortaza finishes an impressive first over by pitching one on a good length outside off stump and seaming it away from Karthik who watchfully lets it go

India 1/0   KD Karthik 0* (6b)
1.4

Syed Rasel to Karthik, no run, fuller ball to Karthik and that kept low as well, defended on the front foot to mid off

1.5

Syed Rasel to Karthik, no run, this one seams away from the right hander instead of srtaightening and Karthik has a poke outside the off stump and gets beaten

1.6

Syed Rasel to Karthik, no run, good length ball on off and middle stump, Karthik covers the line and defends on the back foot

India 2/0   KD Karthik 0* (9b)
2.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, fuller length pitching wide outside off stump, Karthik lets it go once again, he's faced ten balls so far and isn't off the mark yet

India 3/0   KD Karthik 0* (10b)
3.4

Syed Rasel to Karthik, no run, good length ball outside the off stump, Karthik pushes towards cover on the front foot, he thinks of the single after a mis field but decides against it

3.5

Syed Rasel to Karthik, 2 runs, middle and leg stump line once more, Karthik flicks and then falls over because that kept low once again, he's placed that nicely between mid on and midwicket and will get two

3.6

Syed Rasel to Karthik, no run, excellent delivery to finish, Rasel pitches that on off stump and angles it away from Karthik who drives away from his body and gets beaten

India 8/0   KD Karthik 2* (13b)
5.1

Syed Rasel to Karthik, no run, fullish delivery on middle and off stump, Karthik moves forward and defends back to Rasel

5.2

Syed Rasel to Karthik, no run, full and a touch wider from Rasel, angling across the right hander from over the wicket, Karthik pushes forward and defends towards cover point

5.3

Syed Rasel to Karthik, FOUR, Karthik pushes hard at one that is pitched on a good length and shapes away from him, the ball takes the outside edge and flies between second slip and gully, there's no third man and Karthik scores India's first boundary in streaky fashion

5.4

Syed Rasel to Karthik, no run, good length ball on off stump, defended on the front foot to mid on

5.5

Syed Rasel to Karthik, no run, punched off the front foot to mid off this time

5.6

Syed Rasel to Karthik, FOUR, lovely shot, Rasel bowls it too full on off stump, Karthik grabs his chance and with a quick back lift he punches it straight back past the bowler to the long-off boundary

India 16/0   KD Karthik 10* (19b 2x4)
6.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, fuller ball on off and middle stuff, Karthik defends on the front foot towards the leg side

6.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, fuller length outside the off stump, Karthik moves forward and drives towards cover

6.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, good length ball swinging back into Karthik from off stump, defended on the front foot back to the bowler

6.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, short of a length on off and middle stump, Karthik moves on to the back foot and drives to mid on

6.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, 1 leg bye, pitches on off stump and cuts back into Karthik who tries to whip it off his hips but gets hit on the thigh for a leg bye

India 18/0   KD Karthik 10* (24b 2x4)
7.1

Syed Rasel to Karthik, no run, dropped! Shakid Al Hasan grasses a simple chance at second slip, Karthik drove away from his body at one that moved away from him and got a thick edge through to second slip, it was at a perfect height for Hasan but he went too hard at it and fluffed it

7.2

Syed Rasel to Karthik, no run, once more Rasel induces an edge with one that moves away from Karthik but this time it falls short of first slip

7.3

Syed Rasel to Karthik, no run, defended on the leg side on the back foot

7.4

Syed Rasel to Karthik, 1 no ball, Rasel over steps on this occasion, that carried through nicely to Mashud

7.4

Syed Rasel to Karthik, no run, on a good length angling across Karthik who moves his front foot towards the ball and defends to cover

7.5

Syed Rasel to Karthik, no run, short of a length ball that moves away from Karthik after pitching on off stump, left alone by the batsman

7.6

Syed Rasel to Karthik, no run, this time Rasel bowls it fuller and closer to Karthik who gets behind the line and defends on the off side

India 19/0   KD Karthik 10* (31b 2x4)
8.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, tight line and length this time, around off and middle stump, Karthik moves back and across and defends

8.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, Mortaza bangs in another short ball on off stump, Karthik drops to his knees and gets out of the way

India 22/0   KD Karthik 10* (33b 2x4)
9.2

Syed Rasel to Karthik, no run, short of a length outside the off stump, Karthik moves his front foot across and defends towards cover

9.3

Syed Rasel to Karthik, no run, Rasel pitches it close to off stump and swings it away from Karthik who lets it go

9.4

Syed Rasel to Karthik, no run, Rasel bowls the bouncer this time, Karthik gets under it quickly

9.5

Syed Rasel to Karthik, 1 run, pitches outside leg stump and Karthik leans forward and flicks in front of mdwicket for one

India 24/0   KD Karthik 11* (37b 2x4)
10.1

Mohammad Sharif to Karthik, no run, good length ball outside the off stump, the seam was nice and upright for that ball, Karthik lets it go

10.2

Mohammad Sharif to Karthik, no run, wide outside the off stump this time, Karthik leaves it once again and that ball really died on its way through to Mashud behind the stumps

10.3

Mohammad Sharif to Karthik, 1 no ball, fuller ball on off stump, a no ball, Karthik tries to drive hard through the off side and gets an inside edge towards leg

10.3

Mohammad Sharif to Karthik, no run, 125 kmh from Sharif, that ball pitched wide outside the off stump and though it cut in towards the batsman it was wide enough for Karthik to let it go

10.4

Mohammad Sharif to Karthik, no run, Karthik leans forward to drive on the front foot but mis-times it towards cover

10.5

Mohammad Sharif to Karthik, no run, full ball slipping down leg side, Karthik moves across and tries to flick but misses it, Mashud moves quickly to his left and makes a tumbling save

10.6

Mohammad Sharif to Karthik, no run, full and wide outside the off stump, Karthik moves forward and drives hard and away from his body, the ball keeps low once again and Mashud takes it on the second bounce

India 29/0   KD Karthik 11* (44b 2x4)
11.3

Syed Rasel to Karthik, no run, defended on the front foot towards the off side

11.4

Syed Rasel to Karthik, no run, fuller ball on off stump, Karthik moves on to the front foot and blocks

11.5

Syed Rasel to Karthik, no run, full once again outside off stump, Karthik drives towards point on the front foot

11.6

Syed Rasel to Karthik, FOUR, outstanding shot, Rasel bowls it a fraction short and and his pace, around the early 120, allows Karthik the time to jump on to the back foot and drive with a straight bat, that raced past the bowler and mid off had no chance

India 34/0   KD Karthik 15* (48b 3x4)
13.1

Syed Rasel to Karthik, no run, lack of pace from Rasel as he sprays it wide outside the off stump, Karthik chases it but hardly times it as the ball rolls to the off side

13.2

Syed Rasel to Karthik, no run, fuller in length closer to off stump, Karthik pushes it to the off side

13.3

Syed Rasel to Karthik, 2 runs, outswing from Rasel as the ball angles away from Karthik, he leans forward and drives through the line and places it wide of mid-off

13.4

Syed Rasel to Karthik, no run, bouncer, Rasel thuds it in wth full force and Karthik takes evasive action

13.5

Syed Rasel to Karthik, no run, pushed back to th off side off the backfoot

13.6

Syed Rasel to Karthik, no run, shorter in length and shaping away, Karthik goes back and places it towards point

India 40/0   KD Karthik 17* (54b 3x4)
15.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, he has Karthik in tourble right away, Mortaza angles the ball into Karthik's pads, he moves back and tries to flick but the ball beats the bat and crashes into the leg just between the pad and the thigh pad, Karthik hobbles away and calls for the physio, John Gloster

15.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, Mortaza fires it in at 135 kmh outside the off stump and even at that pace, Mashud ends up collecting it below his knee

15.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, short of a length outside the off stump, Karthik moves back in his crease and drives to point

15.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, on a good length outside the off stump, Karthik gets on to the back foot and punches to cover

15.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, defended on the back foot back to Mortaza

15.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, fuller ball on off stump, Karthik is late in getting forward and drives it on the move towards cover

India 44/0   KD Karthik 17* (60b 3x4)
17.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, good length on off stump, Karthik gets his front foot across towards off stump and defends to cover

17.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, short of a length outside the off stump, Karthik lets it go

17.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, defended on the back foot towards cover

17.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, Mortaza bends his back and grunts as he lets a bouncer rip, Mashud collects that over his head but to get it to bounce that high Mortaza had to pitch it really short and Karthik ducks under it easily

17.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, fuller length cutting back into Karthik who defends back to the bowler

17.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, good length ball on off stump, Karthik moves forward and defends on the off side

India 50/0   KD Karthik 17* (66b 3x4)
19.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, 1 no ball, Mortaza over-steps, Karthik gets on to the front foot and drives to cover

19.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, good length ball angling into off stump from just outside, Karthik gets half forward and defends to cover, he's not found his timing yet today

19.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, fuller ball on middle and leg, Karthik tries to flick but gets beaten for pace and falls over after the ball hits his pad

19.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, solid defence this time, Karthik moves forward quickly and meets a good length ball from Mortaza with a straight bat and plays it to mid off

19.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, short ball outside the off stump, too short to worry the batsman and Karthik sways out of the way

19.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, short of a length on off and middle stump, Karthik moves back and across and defends to mid on with a straight bat

19.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, wayward ball, Mortaza looks to dig it short and fires it well down leg side, Harper doesn't call it wide

India 51/0   KD Karthik 17* (73b 3x4)
22.1

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, no run, bowled flat and fast on leg stump, Karthik tries to turn it through square leg but gets hit on the pad

22.2

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, no run, defended on the front foot towards the leg side

22.3

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, 1 run, flicked off the pads through midwicket for one

India 61/0   KD Karthik 18* (76b 3x4)
23.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Karthik, 1 run, fuller ball outside the off stump, Karthik leans forward and drives to cover for a single

India 62/0   KD Karthik 19* (77b 3x4)
24.1

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, 1 run, tossed up on leg and mddle stump, Karthik leans forward and turns it behind square for one

India 63/0   KD Karthik 20* (78b 3x4)
25.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Karthik, no run, Karthik moves foward and defends but plays down the wrong line and gets hit on the pad, Shakib appeals but that was missing leg

25.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Karthik, no run, defended on the front foot on the off side

25.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Karthik, 2 runs, Karthik pushes forward in defence again but gets an inside edge that runs down towards fine leg

25.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Karthik, no run, pushed gently off the front foot towards cover

25.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Karthik, no run, defended on the front foot once again to the off side

25.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Karthik, no run, Karthik sweeps but gets hit on the pad off the last ball before lunch, the impact was just outside off stump but that sweep shot from Karthik on the stroke of lunch was unnecessary from India's point of view

India 67/0   KD Karthik 22* (84b 3x4)
27.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, fullsh delivery outside the off stump, Karthil gets forward, reaches for it and hits the cover drive straight to the fielder

27.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, short of a length ball on off stump, Karthik defends on the front foot to cover

27.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, 2 runs, excellent cover drive, Karthik leans forward, transferring his weight on the front foot and meets the ball on the pitch and eases it through cover, it would have been four but mid-off ran across and got a hand to it

27.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, FOUR, outstanding shot, Karthik latches on to a full and straight ball from Mortaza and plays the on drive to perfection, he timed that better than anything else today

27.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, FOUR, this was timed just as well, another full ball from Mortaza and Karthik leans forward and this time plays the off drive past the bowler for four

27.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, FOUR, this time Mortaza strays on to the pads and Karthik whips it down to the fine leg fence, three superb boundaries in that over and Karthik has come out a different batsman after the lunch break

India 83/0   KD Karthik 36* (90b 6x4)
29.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, short of a length outside the off stump, Karthik leans on to the front foot and drives to cover

29.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, fuller length outside the off stump, Karthik drives on the up but straight to the man at cover

29.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, 2 runs, superb placement, Karthik jumps on to the back foot because the length is just a bit short and drives the ball between cover and point, he's looked to play with urgency after the break

29.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, Karthik drives another full ball superbly to mid-on, the placement wasn't good but the timing was impeccable

29.5

Syed Rasel to Karthik, FOUR, pitches on off stump and angles away from Karthik from over the wicket, Karthik reaches out for it, opens the face and runs it fine down to the third-man fence

29.6

Syed Rasel to Karthik, 2 runs, short of a length outside the off stump, Karthik stands tall on the back foot and steers it behind point

India 91/0   KD Karthik 44* (96b 7x4)
30.3

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, no run, tossed up on off and middle, Karthik comes forward and drives inside out to cover

30.4

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, 2 runs, bowled flat on leg side, Karthik goes down on one knee and sweeps to fine leg

30.5

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, no run, flat ball on a good length around off and middle stump, Karthik defends to mid on

30.6

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, no run, defended on the front foot to silly point

India 94/0   KD Karthik 46* (100b 7x4)
31.3

Syed Rasel to Karthik, 1 run, short of a length outside the off stump, Karthik cuts down to third man

31.5

Syed Rasel to Karthik, no run, short ball that angles away from Karthik, he moves back and tries to pull it, he was in no position to play the shot and ends up swatting it awkwardly to midwicket

31.6

Syed Rasel to Karthik, no run, defended on the back foot to cover

India 97/0   KD Karthik 47* (103b 7x4)
32.5

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, no run, defended on the front foot towards cover

32.6

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, no run, full ball and Karthik should have played forward to that, instead he went back and defended it to cover

India 98/0   KD Karthik 47* (105b 7x4)
33.2

Syed Rasel to Karthik, no run, good length just outside off stump once again, he comes forward and drives to cover

33.3

Syed Rasel to Karthik, 1 run, angled fuller and wider, he opens the face and runs it down to third man to raise the 100 for India

India 100/0   KD Karthik 48* (107b 7x4)
34.1

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, no run, and how close is that? Rafique tosses it full on leg stump, Karthik gets down to sweep, misses, and they all go up in appeal...the ball was going down leg stump and he was pretty forward, but thats a very hard call

34.2

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, FOUR, tossed up, he comes out and drives well through the covers

34.3

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, FOUR, and again, he uses the feet well and times this one superbly past mid-off for another four

34.4

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, no run, tossed up again, he drives to the off side

34.5

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, 1 run, holds it back a fraction, he comes forward and drives to mid-off

India 113/0   KD Karthik 57* (112b 9x4)
35.1

Mohammad Sharif to Karthik, FOUR, short and wide outside off stump, Karthik hardly moves his feet as he reaches out and cuts hard through point for four

35.2

Mohammad Sharif to Karthik, no run, full ball on of and mddle, Karthik walks into it and punches to mid on, he's keen on the single initially but decides against it

35.3

Mohammad Sharif to Karthik, no run, Karthik leans forward and drives a full ball on the up into the covers

35.4

Mohammad Sharif to Karthik, 2 runs, short of a length outside the off stump, Karthik moves back and across, waits for the ball and chops down on it really late to play it down to third man

35.5

Mohammad Sharif to Karthik, FOUR, Sharif serves up a half volley on the pads, Karthik leans across and flicks uppishly but in the gap at midwicket, the ball slows up in the outfield but has enough on it to reach the fence

35.6

Mohammad Sharif to Karthik, 1 run, driven hard into the ground straight back at the bowler and the ball bounces over Sharif's head for a single

India 124/0   KD Karthik 68* (118b 11x4)
36.1

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, no run, full ball angled into the pads, Karthik flicks on the front foot to midwicket

36.2

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, 1 run, turned off the pads through square leg for one

36.4

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, no run, Rafique bowls it flat and fast down leg side, Karthik tries to flick but doesn't make any contact

36.5

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, no run, driven elegantly to cover on the front foot

36.6

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, no run, defended to midwicket on the back foot this time

India 126/0   KD Karthik 69* (123b 11x4)
37.2

Mohammad Sharif to Karthik, no run, defended on the front foot to the off side

37.3

Mohammad Sharif to Karthik, no run, good length on off stump, Karthik plays it to Mortaza at extra cover

37.4

Mohammad Sharif to Karthik, 1 run, Sharif errs on the fuller side, Karthik comes forward and drives to mid off, he calls for the single as soon as he hits the ball and completes it easily

India 128/0   KD Karthik 70* (126b 11x4)
38.5

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, no run, tossed up on middle and off stump, Karthik covers the line and blocks on the front foot

38.6

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, no run, Rafique pushes it quickly through the air and Karthik gets on to the front foot and defends

India 134/0   KD Karthik 70* (128b 11x4)
39.5

Mohammad Sharif to Karthik, no run, full ball once again, Karthik drives it straight back at Sharif who reaches to his right and fields it

39.6

Mohammad Sharif to Karthik, no run, driven on the up to mid-off

India 135/0   KD Karthik 70* (130b 11x4)
40.6

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, FOUR, Karthik steps down the track to Rafique and lofts a full toss effortlessly down to wide long on, that's four and drinks

India 140/0   KD Karthik 74* (131b 12x4)
41.5

Mohammad Sharif to Karthik, no run, huge appeal for caught behind is turned down, Sharif bowled it short and wide outside the off stump, Karthik reached out for it and tried to upper cut it to third man, it looked like there was a deviation but the umpire said not out, Sharif cannot believe it

41.6

Mohammad Sharif to Karthik, no run, defended to cover on the front foot

India 141/0   KD Karthik 74* (133b 12x4)
42.6

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, 1 run, driven down to long off for a single

India 147/0   KD Karthik 75* (134b 12x4)
43.1

Mohammad Sharif to Karthik, no run, good length ball on off stump, driven on the front foot towards cover

43.2

Mohammad Sharif to Karthik, no run, good length ball angling into middle stump, Karthik leans across and plays it to midwicket

43.3

Mohammad Sharif to Karthik, no run, short of a length outside the off stump, Karthik waits for it and plays it to point

43.4

Mohammad Sharif to Karthik, 1 run, full length once again on leg stump, Karthik moves across and flicks to midwicket where a misfield allows the single

India 148/0   KD Karthik 76* (138b 12x4)
44.1

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, no run, fired in on off stump, Karthik cuts it to point

44.2

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, 1 run, Rafique bowls it a fraction too straight and Karthik works it off his pads to midwicket

44.4

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, no run, too short outside the off stump, Karthik plays the cut but straight to the fielder at point

44.5

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, no run, Karthik steps down the track and pushes it to midwicket

44.6

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, no run, defended on the front foot towards the off side

India 150/0   KD Karthik 77* (143b 12x4)
47.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, 1 run, full outside the off stump at 125kmh, Karthik gets on to the front foot and drives through cover

47.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, Mortaza bowls the slower bouncer at 120kmh, Karthik tries to get on top of it and cut but gets beaten

47.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, short ball outside the off stump, Karthik lets it go

47.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, full toss outside the off stump, Karthik tries to drive it past Shakib at point but doesn't time it well enough

47.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, 1 run, another full toss but this time it's low and on middle stump, Karthik gets forward and clips it between midwicket and mid on

India 163/0   KD Karthik 79* (148b 12x4)
48.1

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, 1 run, worked off the pads through midwicket for a single

48.3

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, 1 run, driven down to long off for one more

India 166/0   KD Karthik 81* (150b 12x4)
49.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, 1 run, short ball outside the off stump, Karthik opens the face and steers it down to third man

India 167/0   KD Karthik 82* (151b 12x4)
50.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Karthik, no run, bowled flat on off stump, Karthik drives it towards cover

India 169/0   KD Karthik 82* (152b 12x4)
51.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, fuller length on off stump, Karthik leans forward and drives to cover

India 174/0   KD Karthik 82* (153b 12x4)
108.3

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, no run

108.4

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, no run

108.5

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, no run

108.6

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, no run

India 408/1   KD Karthik 82* (157b 12x4)
109.3

Mohammad Sharif to Karthik, no run

109.4

Mohammad Sharif to Karthik, no run

109.5

Mohammad Sharif to Karthik, 1 run

India 410/1   KD Karthik 83* (160b 12x4)
110.1

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, 1 run, defended to the bowler

110.3

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, no run

110.4

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, no run

110.5

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, no run, tossed up on off stump, inside edge on to the pads

110.6

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, 1 run, steps down the track, plays it along the ground to long-on

India 413/1   KD Karthik 85* (165b 12x4)
111.1

Mohammad Sharif to Karthik, no run, pacy delivery on of stump, Karthik tried to work it across to the on side but mistimes it, played back to the bowler

111.2

Mohammad Sharif to Karthik, 2 runs, dabbed with soft hands to the off side, sets off for a quick single, makes his ground after a direct hit on the stumps, overthrow results in another run

111.3

Mohammad Sharif to Karthik, no run, pushed firmly back to the bowler

111.4

Mohammad Sharif to Karthik, 1 run, angling in to the pads, turned towards midwicket

111.6

Mohammad Sharif to Karthik, no run, left alone to the keeper

India 417/1   KD Karthik 88* (170b 12x4)
113.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Karthik, 1 run, tossed up on off stump, pushed to long-off

113.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Karthik, 1 run

India 427/1   KD Karthik 90* (172b 12x4)
114.1

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, 1 run, turned off the pads to the on side

India 428/1   KD Karthik 91* (173b 12x4)
115.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Karthik, no run, tossed up on middle and leg, turned to midwicket

115.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Karthik, FOUR, flighted on middle, Karthik steps down a few paces and lofts over deep midwicket, effortless stroke in the end

115.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Karthik, 1 run, cut away to the gap past cover

115.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Karthik, 1 run

India 435/1   KD Karthik 97* (177b 13x4)
116.2

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, 1 run, pitched on middle, turned off the wrists to the on-side

116.4

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, 1 run, drifting on the pads, turned to fine leg

116.6

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, 1 run, that's the ton! width outside off stump, Karthik shapes to cut, which he does perfectly and the ball beats point. After four half centuries, including a 93 against Pakistan at Eden Gardens, Karthik finally registers his maiden ton. He really is a find for India, that too as an opener. Well done!

India 442/1   KD Karthik 100* (180b 13x4)
117.1

Syed Rasel to Karthik, no run, slightly short in length, outside the off stump and it slanted further away, Karthik went for a cut but the ball stopped on him and he ended up pushing it away to cover

117.2

Syed Rasel to Karthik, no run, fuller, on the stumps, driven to mid-on

117.3

Syed Rasel to Karthik, 1 run, full and outside off, angling away, Karthik leans towards the ball, opening the face of the bat and ran it down to third man

India 443/1   KD Karthik 101* (183b 13x4)
118.1

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, 1 run, floated on the off and middle, swept to long leg

118.4

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, no run, comes down the track, Rafique drags back the length and Karthik has to be contend pushing it to the on side

118.5

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, 1 run, shout for lbw but it burshed the gloves enroute to the pad. It was floated just outside off and he wanted to paddle it away

India 446/1   KD Karthik 103* (186b 13x4)
119.1

Syed Rasel to Karthik, no run, full in length, around off stump and Karthik chooses to pull across the line and misses it completely

119.2

Syed Rasel to Karthik, 1 run, pushes it further away from KArthik who moves towards the line, punches it to right of mid-off fielder

119.5

Syed Rasel to Karthik, 1 run, outside off, angling away, dabs it down to the third man

India 449/1   KD Karthik 105* (189b 13x4)
120.1

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, 1 run, steps down track, pushed to long-off

120.4

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, no run, Appeal: tries to sweep, batsman was well forward

120.5

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, no run, another appeal, Karthik steps forward a few paces, that was missing everyhting

120.6

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, FOUR, width outside off stump and slashed past point, a more assured stroke from Karthik

India 455/1   KD Karthik 110* (193b 14x4)
121.4

Syed Rasel to Karthik, 1 run, good length on off stump, pushed to long off

121.6

Syed Rasel to Karthik, no run

India 462/1   KD Karthik 111* (195b 14x4)
122.3

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, 1 run, Karthik steps down, lofts and the ball falls short of long-off

India 466/1   KD Karthik 112* (196b 14x4)
123.1

Syed Rasel to Karthik, 1 run, good length on off stump, pushed off the backfoot to long off

123.3

Syed Rasel to Karthik, FOUR, short, on the leg side, Karthik turns his wrists, his on theup and picks the gap square of fine leg

123.4

Syed Rasel to Karthik, 1 run

123.6

Syed Rasel to Karthik, 1 run

India 475/1   KD Karthik 119* (200b 15x4)
124.1

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, no run, short and wide, cut hard but straight to point

124.2

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, no run, speared down leg stump, he sweeps but misses out

124.3

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, no run, down leg again, worked to the onside

124.4

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, 1 run, tossed up on a length outside off, uses his feet and drives to mid-off

India 476/1   KD Karthik 120* (204b 15x4)
125.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, FOUR, full and outside off and Karthik stands and delivers, lofts it crisply over mid-off for a four. Ball reaches the fence after one bounce

125.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, 1 run, good length ball on off, driven without much foot movement but the timing is there, finds the gap in the cover region and manages a single

India 483/1   KD Karthik 125* (206b 16x4)
126.1

Mohammad Rafique to Karthik, 1 run, fastish one on off, driven confidently to mid-off for a single

India 484/1   KD Karthik 126* (207b 16x4)
127.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, 1 wide, short again from Mortaza, he's bowling a few of those since coming back into the attack, slightly outside off and Karthik has enough time to move out of the way

127.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, short of a length, on middle and off and driven off the back foot. No run, though, as it's straight to the cover fielder

127.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, 1 run, dropped tough chance for the wicketkeeper as Karthik is rooted to the crease and edges to his right. Mashud dives to his right but can't get to it in time and deflects it like a goalkeeper. Mashud was slow on that one, not much anticipation there and he muffs the catch. Yet another chance goes abegging

127.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, 1 run, punched off the back foot and tries to thread the gap between cover and mid-off but mid-off keeps it down to a single

India 488/1   KD Karthik 128* (210b 16x4)
129.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, 1 run, angling in into the pads and Karthik whips it away behind square for the simplest of singles

129.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, OUT, another short ball and Karthik falls for the pull shot yet again, tries to pull it over midwicket but the ball takes the top edge and soars high to midwicket for a simple catch. He was out playing the pull in the first Test as well and this is a repeat

KD Karthik c Habibul Bashar b Mashrafe Mortaza 129 (325m 212b 16x4 0x6) SR: 60.84

India 493/2   KD Karthik 129 (212b 16x4)
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