Commonwealth Bank Series, 2007/08 / Commentary

Commonwealth Bank Series - 1st final

Australia v India

India won by 6 wickets (with 25 balls remaining)

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

36.3

Yuvraj Singh to Hopes, no run, defended on the front foot this time

36.4

Yuvraj Singh to Hopes, 1 run, driven out to long-off for an easy single

36.5

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

36.6

Yuvraj Singh to Hopes, 1 run, extra loop to that one which comes in outside off, and is driven out wide of long-off

Australia 167/5   Yuvraj Singh 1-0-8-0

38.1

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

38.2

Yuvraj Singh to Hopes, no run, turned back in on off, pushed forward on the front foot, defensively

38.3

Yuvraj Singh to Hopes, no run, waits outside off and pushes into the covers

38.4

Yuvraj Singh to Hopes, no run, outside off, cut off the back foot to the gully

38.5

Yuvraj Singh to Hopes, OUT, offers some width outside off, Hopes shapes to cut to point, and nicks a fine edge on the top of the blade, Dhoni begins to roar before he's even taken the ball

JR Hopes c †Dhoni b Yuvraj Singh 15 (40m 37b 1x4 0x6) SR: 40.54

38.6

Yuvraj Singh to Hogg, 1 run, curls it outside off and the batsman pushes tamely into the covers

Australia 174/6   Yuvraj Singh 2-0-10-1

40.1

Yuvraj Singh to Hogg, no run, extra bounce on the legs, dealt with by a tuck down

40.2

Yuvraj Singh to Hogg, no run, worked out to the off-side this time

40.3

Yuvraj Singh to Hogg, 1 run, outside off, waits on the back foot to drive out to the covers

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

40.6

Yuvraj Singh to Hogg, no run, waits on the back foot outside off, and drives out straight

Australia 181/6   Yuvraj Singh 3-0-12-1

42.1

Yuvraj Singh to Hogg, 2 runs, driven out to the covers

42.2

Yuvraj Singh to Hogg, no run, driven back out to the bowler

42.3

Yuvraj Singh to Hogg, 1 run, outside off, enough room to cut in front of point this time

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

42.5

Yuvraj Singh to Hogg, 1 run, pressed down off the back foot to short third man

42.6

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

Australia 191/6   Yuvraj Singh 4-0-18-1
Tournament Results
Australia v India at Brisbane - Mar 4, 2008
India won by 9 runs
Australia v India at Sydney - Mar 2, 2008
India won by 6 wickets (with 25 balls remaining)
Australia v Sri Lanka at Melbourne - Feb 29, 2008
Sri Lanka won by 13 runs
India v Sri Lanka at Hobart - Feb 26, 2008
India won by 7 wickets (with 106 balls remaining)
Australia v India at Sydney - Feb 24, 2008
Australia won by 18 runs
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Mar 2, 2008

Adam Gilchrist walks off the field after being dismissed. Australia v India, CB Series, Sydney, March 2, 2008

Adam Gilchrist walks off the field after being dismissed.

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Mar 2, 2008

Harbhajan Singh hugs Sachin Tendulkar, Australia v India, CB series final, March 2, 2008

Harbhajan Singh hugs Sachin Tendulkar

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