Commonwealth Bank Series, 1st Final: Australia v India at Sydney, Mar 2, 2008
India won by 6 wickets (with 25 balls remaining)
2 March 2008 - day/night match (50-over match)
23.6

Harbhajan Singh to Hussey, no run, cut gently down off the back foot to gully

Australia 125/4   MEK Hussey 0* (1b)
24.3

Chawla to Hussey, no run, pushed across him, left alone

24.4

Chawla to Hussey, no run, an inside edge on to the shoe, Hussey looking to work to short midwicket, the ball popped up short of the bowler

24.5

Chawla to Hussey, no run, turned back in to him from outside off, defended on the front foot

24.6

Chawla to Hussey, 2 runs, turned off the front foot in line with middle to midwicket

Australia 128/4   MEK Hussey 2* (5b)
25.2

Harbhajan Singh to Hussey, no run, across the left hander and finds the edge but doesn't carry to first slip as he stabbbed forward in defence

25.3

Harbhajan Singh to Hussey, no run, pushed on to the back foot to defend

25.4

Harbhajan Singh to Hussey, no run, pushed right across the left hander who doesn't pick the bounce and is surprised by it, great rip past him

25.5

Harbhajan Singh to Hussey, no run, some testing loop this time, forced past him again

25.6

Harbhajan Singh to Hussey, 1 run, just a touch straight now, on middle, Hussey rocks back and creates room to force to midwicket on the front foot

Australia 130/4   MEK Hussey 3* (10b)
26.1

Chawla to Hussey, no run, pushed across the left hander who leaves it on its way past him, pitching outside and turning wider, on a full length

26.2

Chawla to Hussey, 1 run, average fielding from Irfan who gets in position for the long barrier method, but leaves a yawning gap through which the ball hops like an inquisitive rabbit

Australia 131/4   MEK Hussey 4* (12b)
27.1

Harbhajan Singh to Hussey, 1 run, driven out towards mid-off

27.4

Harbhajan Singh to Hussey, no run, pushed forward this time

27.5

Harbhajan Singh to Hussey, 1 run, driven out wide of the covers

Australia 136/5   MEK Hussey 6* (15b)
28.1

Chawla to Hussey, no run, comes right forward to defend on the front foot

28.2

Chawla to Hussey, 1 run, comes in from outside off, pushed forward to the covers

Australia 137/5   MEK Hussey 7* (17b)
29.1

Harbhajan Singh to Hussey, 1 run, a sweep shot goes in the air but just safe

29.4

Harbhajan Singh to Hussey, 1 run, tossed in outside leg turned back in to the batsman who in turn turns it back out to midwicket

Australia 140/5   MEK Hussey 9* (19b)
30.3

Chawla to Hussey, 1 run, turned in outside off, pushed over to midwicket this time for some gentle running

Australia 143/5   MEK Hussey 10* (20b)
31.2

Harbhajan Singh to Hussey, no run, defended into the covers this time

31.3

Harbhajan Singh to Hussey, no run, defends on the front foot

31.4

Harbhajan Singh to Hussey, no run, more defence

31.5

Harbhajan Singh to Hussey, 1 run, driven out to mid-off on the front foot

Australia 147/5   MEK Hussey 11* (24b)
32.1

Chawla to Hussey, no run, outside off, a full delivery, driven out on to the legs, and it's picked up at mid-on

32.2

Chawla to Hussey, no run, outside off, the batsman squeezes out to short midwicket

32.3

Chawla to Hussey, no run, stands forward and defends on the front foot in line with middle

32.4

Chawla to Hussey, 1 run, outside off, driven out on the full to short midwicket

Australia 148/5   MEK Hussey 12* (28b)
33.1

Harbhajan Singh to Hussey, 2 runs, a touch too short , straight, and pulled over in front of deep midwicket, kicked in inside the rope

33.2

Harbhajan Singh to Hussey, no run, pitched outside leg, comes back in and for some reason they appeal

33.3

Harbhajan Singh to Hussey, 1 run, on middle and off, turned out to midwicket

33.6

Harbhajan Singh to Hussey, 1 run, worked out in front of midwicket this time

Australia 153/5   MEK Hussey 16* (32b)
34.1

Chawla to Hussey, 2 runs, a cute reverse sweep goes down to third man and the throw comes back in

34.2

Chawla to Hussey, no run, pushed up there on the legs, defended tidily this time

34.3

Chawla to Hussey, no run, outside off, turned to short midwicket

34.4

Chawla to Hussey, no run, driven out to mid-on

34.5

Chawla to Hussey, no run, driven out on the leg side once again, only a push really

34.6

Chawla to Hussey, no run, defended this time, the bowler has done well this over

Australia 155/5   MEK Hussey 18* (38b)
36.1

Yuvraj Singh to Hussey, FOUR, turned back into him from outside off and the batsman pulls hard in front of midwicket, just eluding the fielder

36.2

Yuvraj Singh to Hussey, 1 run, a touch short and on the legs, turned off the pads to short midwicket

36.5

Yuvraj Singh to Hussey, 1 run, pushes him on to the back foot in line with leg, turned out to square

Australia 166/5   MEK Hussey 24* (41b 1x4)
37.4

Pathan to Hussey, 1 wide, pushed across him, but a touch too wide

37.4

Pathan to Hussey, no run, pushed past the outside edge, the batsman plays defensively inside the line

37.5

Pathan to Hussey, 1 run, cut out to point this time

Australia 172/5   MEK Hussey 25* (43b 1x4)
38.1

Yuvraj Singh to Hussey, 1 run, overpitched on off, driven out to long-off

Australia 173/5   MEK Hussey 26* (44b 1x4)
39.3

RG Sharma to Hussey, 1 run, drags it a touch wide and short, and guided out off the back foot to point

39.5

RG Sharma to Hussey, 1 run, picks it up on the toes in line with off and dig-drives it out to mid-off

Australia 178/6   MEK Hussey 28* (46b 1x4)
40.4

Yuvraj Singh to Hussey, no run, pushed into the legs, the batsman pushes back out to the leg-side

40.5

Yuvraj Singh to Hussey, 1 run, outside off this time, pitched up, and the batsman drives back out to mid-off

Australia 181/6   MEK Hussey 29* (48b 1x4)
41.1

Chawla to Hussey, no run, outside off, the ball keeps very low indeed, and the batsman plays nowhere near it, looking to hoick the ball from outside off through midwicket

41.2

Chawla to Hussey, 1 run, turned off the legs behind square this time

41.4

Chawla to Hussey, no run, some spin from outside off back into the batsman who drives out off the back foot to the covers

41.5

Chawla to Hussey, 1 run, spin from off back in to the batsman who helps it behind square

Australia 184/6   MEK Hussey 31* (52b 1x4)
42.4

Yuvraj Singh to Hussey, 1 run, pushed from outside off to the legs in front of midwicket for a half-stop of a dive which allows the single

42.6

Yuvraj Singh to Hussey, 1 run, reaches out and sweeps down behind him

Australia 191/6   MEK Hussey 33* (54b 1x4)
43.1

Chawla to Hussey, 1 run, pushed back out to square for a quick single

43.3

Chawla to Hussey, no run, comes out and defends on the front foot

43.4

Chawla to Hussey, no run, width outside off, driven to the covers on the front foot and it's cut off

43.5

Chawla to Hussey, 1 run, turned behind square for another easy single

Australia 194/6   MEK Hussey 35* (58b 1x4)
44.2

Pathan to Hussey, 1 run, outside off, pulled down just in front of square and again they run through

44.5

Pathan to Hussey, no run, short ball outside off, pulled to the fielder at midwicket

44.6

Pathan to Hussey, 1 run, tries to york him, just a touch short for that, driven back out to long-on

Australia 199/6   MEK Hussey 37* (61b 1x4)
45.1

Kumar to Hussey, 1 bye, oh, a bye down off, the ball keeping very low and crashes into Dhoni's pads who then chases, shies, and was so close to having Hogg miles out

45.5

Kumar to Hussey, 1 run, overpitches on off and Hussey swipes out towards Tendulkar at long-on

Australia 202/6   MEK Hussey 38* (63b 1x4)
46.2

Pathan to Hussey, 1 run, outside off, driven out through the covers to the man in deep

46.4

Pathan to Hussey, 2 runs, full toss goes straight and the batsman pulls round to deep square where Harbhajan slides into it, takes it on the bounce and rifles in the throw to Dhoni who takes the stumps but the batsman is already back in

46.5

Pathan to Hussey, FOUR, full toss on off and Hussey comes out to meet it and sweeps it round through fine leg

46.6

Pathan to Hussey, OUT, outside off, Hussey goes to pull it to midwicket, misses, the ball goes behind and they race through but Dhoni throws back to the bowler who throws on to the sticks

MEK Hussey run out 45 (87m 67b 2x4 0x6) SR: 67.16

Australia 212/7   MEK Hussey 45 (67b 2x4)
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