VB Series, 2003/04 / Commentary

VB Series - 3rd match

India v Zimbabwe

India won by 7 wickets (with 74 balls remaining)

0.1

Streak to Sehwag, no run

0.2

Streak to Sehwag, no run

0.3

Streak to Sehwag, no run

0.4

Streak to Sehwag, no run

0.5

Streak to Sehwag, no run

0.6

Streak to Sehwag, no run

End of over 1 (maiden) India 0/0 (209 runs required from 49 overs, RR: 0.00, RRR: 4.26)
V Sehwag    0* (6b)      HH Streak    1-1-0-0
Yuvraj Singh    0* (0b)     

1.1

Hondo to Tendulkar, no run

1.2

Hondo to Tendulkar, 1 wide

1.2

Hondo to Tendulkar, 1 wide

1.2

Hondo to Tendulkar, no run

1.3

Hondo to Tendulkar, no run

1.4

Hondo to Tendulkar, 1 wide

1.4

Hondo to Tendulkar, no run

1.5

Hondo to Tendulkar, no run

1.6

Hondo to Tendulkar, no run

End of over 2 (3 runs) India 3/0 (206 runs required from 48 overs, RR: 1.50, RRR: 4.29)
SR Tendulkar    0* (6b)      DT Hondo    1-0-3-0
V Sehwag    0* (6b)      HH Streak    1-1-0-0

2.1

Streak to Sehwag, no run

2.2

Streak to Sehwag, no run

2.3

Streak to Sehwag, no run

2.4

Streak to Sehwag, no run

2.5

Streak to Sehwag, no run

2.6

Streak to Sehwag, no run

End of over 3 (maiden) India 3/0 (206 runs required from 47 overs, RR: 1.00, RRR: 4.38)
V Sehwag    0* (12b)      HH Streak    2-2-0-0
SR Tendulkar    0* (6b)      DT Hondo    1-0-3-0

3.1

Hondo to Tendulkar, no run

3.2

Hondo to Tendulkar, 1 wide

3.2

Hondo to Tendulkar, FOUR

3.3

Hondo to Tendulkar, 1 run

3.4

Hondo to Sehwag, no run

3.5

Hondo to Sehwag, no run

3.6

Hondo to Sehwag, no run

End of over 4 (6 runs) India 9/0 (200 runs required from 46 overs, RR: 2.25, RRR: 4.34)
V Sehwag    0* (15b)      DT Hondo    2-0-9-0
SR Tendulkar    5* (9b 1x4)      HH Streak    2-2-0-0

4.1

Streak to Tendulkar, no run

4.2

Streak to Tendulkar, no run

4.3

Streak to Tendulkar, 1 run

4.4

Streak to Sehwag, 1 run

4.5

Streak to Tendulkar, no run

4.6

Streak to Tendulkar, FOUR

End of over 5 (6 runs) India 15/0 (194 runs required from 45 overs, RR: 3.00, RRR: 4.31)
SR Tendulkar    10* (14b 2x4)      HH Streak    3-2-6-0
V Sehwag    1* (16b)      DT Hondo    2-0-9-0

5.1

Hondo to Sehwag, no run

5.2

Hondo to Sehwag, 1 run

5.3

Hondo to Tendulkar, 1 run

5.4

Hondo to Sehwag, 1 run

5.5

Hondo to Tendulkar, no run

5.6

Hondo to Tendulkar, FOUR

End of over 6 (7 runs) India 22/0 (187 runs required from 44 overs, RR: 3.66, RRR: 4.25)
SR Tendulkar    15* (17b 3x4)      DT Hondo    3-0-16-0
V Sehwag    3* (19b)      HH Streak    3-2-6-0

6.2

Streak to Sehwag, 1 wide

6.1

Streak to Sehwag, no run

6.2

Streak to Sehwag, no run

6.3

Streak to Sehwag, 1 run

6.4

Streak to Tendulkar, FOUR

6.5

Streak to Tendulkar, no run

End of over 7 (6 runs) India 28/0 (181 runs required from 43.1 overs, RR: 4.09, RRR: 4.19)
SR Tendulkar    19* (19b 4x4)      HH Streak    3.5-2-12-0
V Sehwag    4* (22b)      DT Hondo    3-0-16-0

7.1

Ervine to Sehwag, no run

7.2

Ervine to Sehwag, no run

7.3

Ervine to Sehwag, FOUR

7.4

Ervine to Sehwag, no run

7.5

Ervine to Sehwag, no run

7.6

Ervine to Sehwag, 2 runs

End of over 8 (6 runs) India 34/0 (175 runs required from 42 overs, RR: 4.25, RRR: 4.16)
V Sehwag    10* (28b 1x4)      SM Ervine    1-0-6-0
SR Tendulkar    19* (19b 4x4)      HH Streak    3.5-2-12-0

8.1

Streak to Tendulkar, 1 run

8.2

Streak to Sehwag, FOUR

8.3

Streak to Sehwag, no run

8.4

Streak to Sehwag, 2 runs

8.5

Streak to Sehwag, 2 leg byes

8.6

Streak to Sehwag, FOUR

End of over 9 (13 runs) India 47/0 (162 runs required from 41 overs, RR: 5.22, RRR: 3.95)
V Sehwag    20* (33b 3x4)      HH Streak    5-2-23-0
SR Tendulkar    20* (20b 4x4)      SM Ervine    1-0-6-0

9.1

Ervine to Tendulkar, 1 run

9.2

Ervine to Sehwag, no run

9.3

Ervine to Sehwag, no run

9.4

Ervine to Sehwag, SIX

9.5

Ervine to Sehwag, no run

9.6

Ervine to Sehwag, no run

End of over 10 (7 runs) India 54/0 (155 runs required from 40 overs, RR: 5.40, RRR: 3.87)
V Sehwag    26* (38b 3x4 1x6)      SM Ervine    2-0-13-0
SR Tendulkar    21* (21b 4x4)      HH Streak    5-2-23-0

10.1

Blignaut to Tendulkar, 1 run

10.2

Blignaut to Sehwag, no run

10.3

Blignaut to Sehwag, 1 run

10.4

Blignaut to Tendulkar, no run

10.5

Blignaut to Tendulkar, no run

10.6

Blignaut to Tendulkar, no run

End of over 11 (2 runs) India 56/0 (153 runs required from 39 overs, RR: 5.09, RRR: 3.92)
SR Tendulkar    22* (25b 4x4)      AM Blignaut    1-0-2-0
V Sehwag    27* (40b 3x4 1x6)      SM Ervine    2-0-13-0

11.1

Ervine to Sehwag, no run

11.2

Ervine to Sehwag, no run

11.3

Ervine to Sehwag, SIX

11.4

Ervine to Sehwag, no run

11.5

Ervine to Sehwag, 1 run

11.6

Ervine to Tendulkar, no run

End of over 12 (7 runs) India 63/0 (146 runs required from 38 overs, RR: 5.25, RRR: 3.84)
SR Tendulkar    22* (26b 4x4)      SM Ervine    3-0-20-0
V Sehwag    34* (45b 3x4 2x6)      AM Blignaut    1-0-2-0

12.1

Blignaut to Sehwag, no run

12.2

Blignaut to Sehwag, 2 runs

12.3

Blignaut to Sehwag, no run

12.4

Blignaut to Sehwag, no run

12.5

Blignaut to Sehwag, 1 run

12.6

Blignaut to Tendulkar, FOUR

End of over 13 (7 runs) India 70/0 (139 runs required from 37 overs, RR: 5.38, RRR: 3.75)
SR Tendulkar    26* (27b 5x4)      AM Blignaut    2-0-9-0
V Sehwag    37* (50b 3x4 2x6)      SM Ervine    3-0-20-0

13.1

Ervine to Sehwag, 2 runs

13.2

Ervine to Sehwag, no run

13.3

Ervine to Sehwag, no run

13.4

Ervine to Sehwag, no run

13.5

Ervine to Sehwag, 2 runs

13.6

Ervine to Sehwag, no run

End of over 14 (4 runs) India 74/0 (135 runs required from 36 overs, RR: 5.28, RRR: 3.75)
V Sehwag    41* (56b 3x4 2x6)      SM Ervine    4-0-24-0
SR Tendulkar    26* (27b 5x4)      AM Blignaut    2-0-9-0

14.2

Blignaut to Tendulkar, 1 no ball

14.1

Blignaut to Tendulkar, no run

14.2

Blignaut to Tendulkar, 2 leg byes

14.3

Blignaut to Tendulkar, 1 run

14.4

Blignaut to Sehwag, 1 no ball

14.4

Blignaut to Sehwag, 1 run

14.5

Blignaut to Tendulkar, FOUR

14.6

Blignaut to Tendulkar, no run

End of over 15 (10 runs) India 84/0 (125 runs required from 35 overs, RR: 5.60, RRR: 3.57)
SR Tendulkar    31* (33b 6x4)      AM Blignaut    3-0-17-0
V Sehwag    42* (58b 3x4 2x6)      SM Ervine    4-0-24-0

15.1

Price to Sehwag, 1 run

15.2

Price to Tendulkar, no run

15.3

Price to Tendulkar, 1 run

15.4

Price to Sehwag, no run

15.5

Price to Sehwag, 1 run

15.6

Price to Tendulkar, 1 run

End of over 16 (4 runs) India 88/0 (121 runs required from 34 overs, RR: 5.50, RRR: 3.55)
SR Tendulkar    33* (36b 6x4)      RW Price    1-0-4-0
V Sehwag    44* (61b 3x4 2x6)      AM Blignaut    3-0-17-0

16.1

Blignaut to Tendulkar, no run

16.2

Blignaut to Tendulkar, 1 run

16.3

Blignaut to Sehwag, no run

16.4

Blignaut to Sehwag, 1 run

16.5

Blignaut to Tendulkar, no run

16.6

Blignaut to Tendulkar, (no ball) 1 run

16.6

Blignaut to Sehwag, 1 run

End of over 17 (5 runs) India 93/0 (116 runs required from 33 overs, RR: 5.47, RRR: 3.51)
V Sehwag    46* (64b 3x4 2x6)      AM Blignaut    4-0-22-0
SR Tendulkar    35* (40b 6x4)      RW Price    1-0-4-0

17.1

Price to Sehwag, no run

17.2

Price to Sehwag, no run

17.3

Price to Sehwag, FOUR

17.4

Price to Sehwag, no run

17.5

Price to Sehwag, no run

17.6

Price to Sehwag, 1 run

End of over 18 (5 runs) India 98/0 (111 runs required from 32 overs, RR: 5.44, RRR: 3.46)
V Sehwag    51* (70b 4x4 2x6)      RW Price    2-0-9-0
SR Tendulkar    35* (40b 6x4)      AM Blignaut    4-0-22-0

18.1

Blignaut to Sehwag, 1 run

18.2

Blignaut to Tendulkar, 1 run

18.3

Blignaut to Sehwag, 1 run

18.4

Blignaut to Tendulkar, 1 run

18.5

Blignaut to Sehwag, 1 run

18.6

Blignaut to Tendulkar, 1 run

End of over 19 (6 runs) India 104/0 (105 runs required from 31 overs, RR: 5.47, RRR: 3.38)
SR Tendulkar    38* (43b 6x4)      AM Blignaut    5-0-28-0
V Sehwag    54* (73b 4x4 2x6)      RW Price    2-0-9-0

19.2

Price to Tendulkar, 1 wide

19.1

Price to Tendulkar, no run

19.2

Price to Tendulkar, 1 run

19.3

Price to Sehwag, no run

19.4

Price to Sehwag, no run

19.5

Price to Sehwag, FOUR

19.6

Price to Sehwag, SIX

End of over 20 (12 runs) India 116/0 (93 runs required from 30 overs, RR: 5.80, RRR: 3.10)
V Sehwag    64* (77b 5x4 3x6)      RW Price    3-0-21-0
SR Tendulkar    39* (45b 6x4)      AM Blignaut    5-0-28-0

20.1

Ervine to Tendulkar, no run

20.2

Ervine to Tendulkar, no run

20.3

Ervine to Tendulkar, no run

20.4

Ervine to Tendulkar, 1 run

20.5

Ervine to Sehwag, 1 run

20.6

Ervine to Tendulkar, no run

End of over 21 (2 runs) India 118/0 (91 runs required from 29 overs, RR: 5.61, RRR: 3.13)
SR Tendulkar    40* (50b 6x4)      SM Ervine    5-0-26-0
V Sehwag    65* (78b 5x4 3x6)      RW Price    3-0-21-0

21.1

Price to Sehwag, 1 run

21.2

Price to Tendulkar, no run

21.3

Price to Tendulkar, 1 run

21.4

Price to Sehwag, no run

21.5

Price to Sehwag, no run

21.6

Price to Sehwag, 1 run

End of over 22 (3 runs) India 121/0 (88 runs required from 28 overs, RR: 5.50, RRR: 3.14)
V Sehwag    67* (82b 5x4 3x6)      RW Price    4-0-24-0
SR Tendulkar    41* (52b 6x4)      SM Ervine    5-0-26-0

22.1

Ervine to Sehwag, 2 runs

22.2

Ervine to Sehwag, no run

22.3

Ervine to Sehwag, 1 run

22.4

Ervine to Tendulkar, 1 run

22.5

Ervine to Sehwag, no run

22.6

Ervine to Sehwag, 1 no ball

22.6

Ervine to Sehwag, no run

End of over 23 (5 runs) India 126/0 (83 runs required from 27 overs, RR: 5.47, RRR: 3.07)
V Sehwag    70* (88b 5x4 3x6)      SM Ervine    6-0-31-0
SR Tendulkar    42* (53b 6x4)      RW Price    4-0-24-0

23.1

Price to Tendulkar, no run

23.2

Price to Tendulkar, no run

23.3

Price to Tendulkar, 1 run

23.4

Price to Sehwag, 1 run

23.5

Price to Tendulkar, 1 wide

23.5

Price to Tendulkar, no run

23.6

Price to Tendulkar, 1 run

End of over 24 (4 runs) India 130/0 (79 runs required from 26 overs, RR: 5.41, RRR: 3.03)
SR Tendulkar    44* (58b 6x4)      RW Price    5-0-28-0
V Sehwag    71* (89b 5x4 3x6)      SM Ervine    6-0-31-0

24.1

Ervine to Tendulkar, OUT

SR Tendulkar b Ervine 44 (107m 59b 6x4 0x6) SR: 74.57

24.2

Ervine to Badani, no run

24.3

Ervine to Badani, 1 run

24.4

Ervine to Sehwag, (no ball) 1 run

24.4

Ervine to Badani, no run

24.5

Ervine to Badani, 1 run

24.6

Ervine to Sehwag, 1 no ball

24.6

Ervine to Sehwag, 2 runs

End of over 25 (7 runs) India 137/1 (72 runs required from 25 overs, RR: 5.48, RRR: 2.88)
V Sehwag    74* (92b 5x4 3x6)      SM Ervine    7-0-38-1
HK Badani    2* (4b)      RW Price    5-0-28-0

25.1

Price to Badani, 2 runs

25.2

Price to Badani, 1 run

25.3

Price to Sehwag, 1 run

25.4

Price to Badani, no run

25.5

Price to Badani, no run

25.6

Price to Badani, no run

End of over 26 (4 runs) India 141/1 (68 runs required from 24 overs, RR: 5.42, RRR: 2.83)
HK Badani    5* (9b)      RW Price    6-0-32-0
V Sehwag    75* (93b 5x4 3x6)      SM Ervine    7-0-38-1

26.1

Ervine to Sehwag, 1 run

26.2

Ervine to Badani, 1 run

26.3

Ervine to Sehwag, no run

26.4

Ervine to Sehwag, 2 runs

26.5

Ervine to Sehwag, no run

26.6

Ervine to Sehwag, no run

End of over 27 (4 runs) India 145/1 (64 runs required from 23 overs, RR: 5.37, RRR: 2.78)
V Sehwag    78* (98b 5x4 3x6)      SM Ervine    8-0-42-1
HK Badani    6* (10b)      RW Price    6-0-32-0

27.1

Price to Badani, 1 run

27.2

Price to Sehwag, SIX

27.3

Price to Sehwag, no run

27.4

Price to Sehwag, SIX

27.5

Price to Sehwag, OUT

V Sehwag c Flower b Price 90 (124m 102b 5x4 5x6) SR: 88.23

27.6

Price to Laxman, no run

End of over 28 (13 runs) India 158/2 (51 runs required from 22 overs, RR: 5.64, RRR: 2.31)
VVS Laxman    0* (1b)      RW Price    7-0-45-1
HK Badani    7* (11b)      SM Ervine    8-0-42-1

28.1

Hondo to Badani, 3 runs

28.2

Hondo to Laxman, 2 runs

28.3

Hondo to Laxman, no run

28.4

Hondo to Laxman, no run

28.5

Hondo to Laxman, no run

28.6

Hondo to Laxman, 2 runs

End of over 29 (7 runs) India 165/2 (44 runs required from 21 overs, RR: 5.68, RRR: 2.09)
VVS Laxman    4* (6b)      DT Hondo    4-0-23-0
HK Badani    10* (12b)      RW Price    7-0-45-1

29.1

Price to Badani, 1 run

29.2

Price to Laxman, 1 run

29.3

Price to Badani, no run

29.4

Price to Badani, no run

29.5

Price to Badani, FOUR

29.6

Price to Badani, no run

End of over 30 (6 runs) India 171/2 (38 runs required from 20 overs, RR: 5.70, RRR: 1.90)
HK Badani    15* (17b 1x4)      RW Price    8-0-51-1
VVS Laxman    5* (7b)      DT Hondo    4-0-23-0

30.1

Hondo to Laxman, 1 run

30.2

Hondo to Badani, no run

30.3

Hondo to Badani, no run

30.4

Hondo to Badani, OUT

HK Badani c †Taibu b Hondo 15 (30m 20b 1x4 0x6) SR: 75.00

30.5

Hondo to Ganguly, no run

30.6

Hondo to Ganguly, no run

End of over 31 (1 run) India 172/3 (37 runs required from 19 overs, RR: 5.54, RRR: 1.94)
SC Ganguly    0* (2b)      DT Hondo    5-0-24-1
VVS Laxman    6* (8b)      RW Price    8-0-51-1

31.1

Price to Laxman, 1 run

31.2

Price to Ganguly, no run

31.3

Price to Ganguly, 1 run

31.4

Price to Laxman, no run

31.5

Price to Laxman, 1 run

31.6

Price to Ganguly, no run

End of over 32 (3 runs) India 175/3 (34 runs required from 18 overs, RR: 5.46, RRR: 1.88)
SC Ganguly    1* (5b)      RW Price    9-0-54-1
VVS Laxman    8* (11b)      DT Hondo    5-0-24-1

32.1

Hondo to Laxman, no run

32.2

Hondo to Laxman, no run

32.3

Hondo to Laxman, 1 run

32.4

Hondo to Ganguly, FOUR

32.5

Hondo to Ganguly, 1 run

32.6

Hondo to Laxman, no run

End of over 33 (6 runs) India 181/3 (28 runs required from 17 overs, RR: 5.48, RRR: 1.64)
VVS Laxman    9* (15b)      DT Hondo    6-0-30-1
SC Ganguly    6* (7b 1x4)      RW Price    9-0-54-1

33.1

Price to Ganguly, FOUR

33.2

Price to Ganguly, SIX

33.3

Price to Ganguly, 2 runs

33.4

Price to Ganguly, no run

33.5

Price to Ganguly, no run

33.6

Price to Ganguly, 1 run

End of over 34 (13 runs) India 194/3 (15 runs required from 16 overs, RR: 5.70, RRR: 0.93)
SC Ganguly    19* (13b 2x4 1x6)      RW Price    10-0-67-1
VVS Laxman    9* (15b)      DT Hondo    6-0-30-1

34.1

Hondo to Ganguly, FOUR

34.2

Hondo to Ganguly, 1 run

34.3

Hondo to Laxman, no run

34.4

Hondo to Laxman, 1 run

34.5

Hondo to Ganguly, no run

34.6

Hondo to Ganguly, 1 run

End of over 35 (7 runs) India 201/3 (8 runs required from 15 overs, RR: 5.74, RRR: 0.53)
SC Ganguly    25* (17b 3x4 1x6)      DT Hondo    7-0-37-1
VVS Laxman    10* (17b)      RW Price    10-0-67-1

35.1

Flower to Ganguly, no run

35.2

Flower to Ganguly, no run

35.3

Flower to Ganguly, no run

35.4

Flower to Ganguly, no run

35.5

Flower to Ganguly, 1 run

35.6

Flower to Laxman, no run

End of over 36 (1 run) India 202/3 (7 runs required from 14 overs, RR: 5.61, RRR: 0.50)
VVS Laxman    10* (18b)      GW Flower    1-0-1-0
SC Ganguly    26* (22b 3x4 1x6)      DT Hondo    7-0-37-1

36.1

Hondo to Ganguly, 1 run

36.2

Hondo to Laxman, no run

36.3

Hondo to Laxman, no run

36.4

Hondo to Laxman, no run

36.5

Hondo to Laxman, 1 run

36.6

Hondo to Ganguly, no run

End of over 37 (2 runs) India 204/3 (5 runs required from 13 overs, RR: 5.51, RRR: 0.38)
SC Ganguly    27* (24b 3x4 1x6)      DT Hondo    8-0-39-1
VVS Laxman    11* (22b)      GW Flower    1-0-1-0

37.1

Flower to Laxman, 1 run

37.2

Flower to Ganguly, 1 run

37.3

Flower to Laxman, 1 run

37.4

Flower to Ganguly, FOUR

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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Photos

Jan 15, 2004

Virender Sehwag hits the ball out of the ground, India v Zimbabwe, VB Series, 3rd ODI, Hobart, January 14, 2003

Virender Sehwag hits the ball out of the ground

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Jan 14, 2004

VVS Laxman helped himself to easy runs as India coasted to victory, India v Zimbabwe, VB Series, 3rd ODI, Hobart, January 14, 2003

VVS Laxman helped himself to easy runs as India coasted to victory

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