India tour of Bangladesh, 1st Test: Bangladesh v India at Chittagong, Jan 17-21, 2010
India won by 113 runs
17,18,19,20,21 January 2010 (5-day match)
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0.1

Shafiul Islam to Gambhir, no run, gets very decent away movement straight up, just leaves the batsman

0.2

Shafiul Islam to Gambhir, no run, closer to the off stump line and left alone

0.3

Shafiul Islam to Gambhir, no run, lands it on the same length just outside the off stump and he doesn't offer a shot

0.4

Shafiul Islam to Gambhir, no run, persists with the same length again and once again well left

0.5

Shafiul Islam to Gambhir, no run, bat on ball for the first time, bounces a little more and he drops it down with soft hands

0.6

Shafiul Islam to Gambhir, no run, lands a touch too wide outside off and he's happy to let that go to the keeper

India 0/0   G Gambhir 0* (6b)
1.6

Shahadat Hossain to Gambhir, no run, sprays it a touch too wide outside off, gets it to angle across him and he lets it go

India 5/0   G Gambhir 0* (7b)
3.2

Rubel Hossain to Gambhir, no run, 137.2 kph, lands it outside off and the ball holds its line before reaching the keeper

3.3

Rubel Hossain to Gambhir, no run, continues over the wicket, lands it on the same length outside off, same result

3.4

Rubel Hossain to Gambhir, 2 runs, full in length and he spoons it in the air wide of cover, not timed properly

3.5

Rubel Hossain to Gambhir, no run, keeps it on a good length outside off, straighter this time and left alone

3.6

Rubel Hossain to Gambhir, FOUR, he sprays it on the pads, gifted really, rolls his wrists and easily whips it past square leg, fine leg jogs but can't get to it

India 17/0   G Gambhir 6* (12b 1x4)
5.1

Rubel Hossain to Gambhir, 2 runs, gives him width and he deftly angles it past the gap between third slip and gully, Ashraful pulls it back before the rope and Raqibul throws it to the keeper

5.2

Rubel Hossain to Gambhir, no run, on middle and leg and tucked to the on side

5.3

Rubel Hossain to Gambhir, 1 no ball, he oversteps, full in length and mistimed back down the pitch

5.3

Rubel Hossain to Gambhir, 2 runs, fullish in length outside off, he pushes it softly in the gap at the covers, Ashraful chases

5.4

Rubel Hossain to Gambhir, no run, lands it just outside off, very close to the stumps and well left

5.5

Rubel Hossain to Gambhir, no run, nice punchy drive off the front foot but short cover is there to stop that drive, good shot though

5.6

Rubel Hossain to Gambhir, no run, directs it at the rib cage and he hops to fend that off to the on side

India 28/0   G Gambhir 10* (19b 1x4)
6.3

Shafiul Islam to Gambhir, no run

6.4

Shafiul Islam to Gambhir, FOUR, leading edge, lucky one for Gambhir, tried to clip it to the on side but the edge just beats gully and runs away, quite a quick outfield

6.5

Shafiul Islam to Gambhir, no run

6.6

Shafiul Islam to Gambhir, 1 run, clip it towards fine leg for a single

India 40/0   G Gambhir 15* (23b 2x4)
7.1

Rubel Hossain to Gambhir, 1 run, risky run, tapped towards gully and sets off, Raqibul's throw is just wide, a direct hit was needed

India 41/0   G Gambhir 16* (24b 2x4)
8.1

Shafiul Islam to Gambhir, no run, good delivery, steep one outside off from over the wicket and has Gambhir swaying back to evade it

8.2

Shafiul Islam to Gambhir, no run, stays at the crease and softly taps it to the off side

8.3

Shafiul Islam to Gambhir, no run, comes round the wicket this time and nearly has Gambhir edging it to the keeper, loose shot, tried to run it down to third man

8.4

Shafiul Islam to Gambhir, no run, well bowled Shafiul, gets a nice angle just around the off stump and invites Gambhir to get forward, almost gets an edge

8.5

Shafiul Islam to Gambhir, no run, tries to work it away but gets an inside edge onto his pads

8.6

Shafiul Islam to Gambhir, 1 run, taps it softly towards mid-on and sets off quickly for the single

India 49/0   G Gambhir 17* (30b 2x4)
9.1

Rubel Hossain to Gambhir, FOUR, nice shot, half volley outside the off stump and he leans forward and drives effortlessly past mid-off, the ball races away

9.2

Rubel Hossain to Gambhir, 1 no ball, another overstep, Rubel's got a problem here, Gambhir taps it to the off side and Sehwag charges off his crease and heads back

9.2

Rubel Hossain to Gambhir, no run, taps it towards gully and Gambhir this time tries to pinch a single but heads back to his crease

9.3

Rubel Hossain to Gambhir, no run, stays behind the line and defends back to the bowler

9.4

Rubel Hossain to Gambhir, no run, gets a half stride forward and defends to the off side

9.5

Rubel Hossain to Gambhir, no run, defends with a straight bat down the pitch

9.6

Rubel Hossain to Gambhir, no run, shapes to drive but gets a thick inside edge onto his pads

India 54/0   G Gambhir 21* (37b 3x4)
10.6

Shafiul Islam to Gambhir, no run, comes round the wicket, well left by Gambhir just outside off

India 57/0   G Gambhir 21* (38b 3x4)
12.1

Mahmudullah to Gambhir, 1 run, comes round the wicket, keeps low, very slow through the air, easily tucked to the on side

12.6

Mahmudullah to Gambhir, no run, tossed up outside off and defended with a dead bat

India 63/0   G Gambhir 22* (40b 3x4)
14.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Gambhir, no run, some turn as he bowls from around the stumps, but down the leg side

14.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Gambhir, 1 run, on the pads and worked past two fielders without fuss

India 79/0   G Gambhir 23* (42b 3x4)
15.1

Shahadat Hossain to Gambhir, no run, hits a good length outside off and Gambhir lets it go

15.2

Shahadat Hossain to Gambhir, OUT, edged and taken! Gambhir gets sucked in by one that pitches short of a length and sits up more than anticipated, but truth be told he had no business chasing it and ends up snicking a rising catch to the wicketkeeper, cuing wild celebrations from Bangladesh

G Gambhir c †Mushfiqur Rahim b Shahadat Hossain 23 (74m 44b 3x4 0x6) SR: 52.27

India 79/2   G Gambhir 23 (44b 3x4)
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