VB Series, 2003/04 / Commentary

VB Series - 1st match

Australia v India

Australia won by 18 runs

11.1

Balaji to Symonds, no run

11.2

Balaji to Symonds, no run

11.4

Balaji to Symonds, 1 wide

11.4

Balaji to Symonds, no run

11.5

Balaji to Symonds, no run

11.5

Balaji to Symonds, 3 runs

11.6

Balaji to Ponting, no run

Australia 74/3   L Balaji 1-0-4-0

13.1

Balaji to Ponting, no run

13.2

Balaji to Ponting, 3 runs

13.3

Balaji to Symonds, FOUR

13.4

Balaji to Symonds, no run

13.5

Balaji to Symonds, no run

13.6

Balaji to Symonds, no run

Australia 81/3   L Balaji 2-0-11-0

15.1

Balaji to Symonds, 1 run

15.2

Balaji to Ponting, OUT

RT Ponting c & b Balaji 18 (34m 19b 3x4 0x6) SR: 94.73

15.3

Balaji to Clarke, no run

15.4

Balaji to Clarke, FOUR

15.5

Balaji to Clarke, no run

15.6

Balaji to Clarke, no run

Australia 93/4   L Balaji 3-0-16-1

17.1

Balaji to Symonds, no run

17.2

Balaji to Symonds, 1 run

17.3

Balaji to Clarke, 3 runs

17.4

Balaji to Symonds, SIX

17.5

Balaji to Symonds, FOUR

17.6

Balaji to Symonds, no run

Australia 114/4   L Balaji 4-0-30-1

19.1

Balaji to Clarke, 1 leg bye

19.2

Balaji to Symonds, no run

19.3

Balaji to Symonds, FOUR

19.4

Balaji to Symonds, (no ball) 1 run

19.4

Balaji to Clarke, 1 run

19.5

Balaji to Symonds, no run

19.6

Balaji to Symonds, 1 run

Australia 124/4   L Balaji 5-0-38-1

21.1

Balaji to Symonds, no run

21.2

Balaji to Symonds, no run

21.3

Balaji to Symonds, no run

21.4

Balaji to Symonds, no run

21.5

Balaji to Symonds, 1 run

21.6

Balaji to Clarke, 1 run

Australia 127/4   L Balaji 6-0-40-1

23.1

Balaji to Symonds, no run

23.2

Balaji to Symonds, no run

23.3

Balaji to Symonds, no run

23.4

Balaji to Symonds, no run

23.5

Balaji to Symonds, 1 run

23.6

Balaji to Clarke, no run

Australia 137/4   L Balaji 7-0-41-1

45.1

Balaji to Harvey, no run

45.2

Balaji to Harvey, 1 leg bye

45.3

Balaji to Bichel, no run

45.4

Balaji to Bichel, 2 leg byes

45.5

Balaji to Bichel, OUT

AJ Bichel run out 1 (10m 7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 14.28

45.6

Balaji to Gillespie, 1 run

Australia 273/8   L Balaji 8-0-42-1

47.1

Balaji to Gillespie, no run

47.2

Balaji to Gillespie, 1 run

47.3

Balaji to Harvey, 1 run

47.4

Balaji to Gillespie, 3 runs

47.5

Balaji to Harvey, FOUR

47.6

Balaji to Harvey, 1 run

Australia 286/8   L Balaji 9-0-52-1
Tournament Results
Australia v India at Sydney - Feb 8, 2004
Australia won by 208 runs
Australia v India at Melbourne - Feb 6, 2004
Australia won by 7 wickets (with 59 balls remaining)
India v Zimbabwe at Perth - Feb 3, 2004
India won by 4 wickets (with 117 balls remaining)
Australia v India at Perth - Feb 1, 2004
Australia won by 5 wickets (with 108 balls remaining)
Australia v Zimbabwe at Melbourne - Jan 29, 2004
No result
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Jan 10, 2004

Ricky Ponting is lifted up by Andrew Symonds, Australia v India, VB Series, 1st ODI, Melbourne, January 9, 2004

Ricky Ponting is lifted up by Andrew Symonds

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Jan 9, 2004

Sourav Ganguly lofts, Australia v India, VB Series, 1st ODI, Melbourne, January 9, 2004

Sourav Ganguly lofts

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