VB Series, 2003/04 / Commentary

VB Series - 7th match

Australia v India

Australia won by 2 wickets (with 1 ball remaining) (D/L method)

0.1

Agarkar to Gilchrist, no run

0.2

Agarkar to Gilchrist, FOUR

0.3

Agarkar to Gilchrist, 1 run

0.4

Agarkar to Katich, no run

0.5

Agarkar to Katich, 1 run

0.6

Agarkar to Gilchrist, no run

End of over 1 (6 runs) Australia 6/0 (291 runs required from 49 overs, RR: 6.00, RRR: 5.93)
AC Gilchrist    5* (4b 1x4)      AB Agarkar    1-0-6-0
SM Katich    1* (2b)     

1.1

Pathan to Katich, no run

1.2

Pathan to Katich, no run

1.3

Pathan to Katich, no run

1.4

Pathan to Katich, 1 run

1.5

Pathan to Gilchrist, FOUR

1.6

Pathan to Gilchrist, 1 run

End of over 2 (6 runs) Australia 12/0 (285 runs required from 48 overs, RR: 6.00, RRR: 5.93)
AC Gilchrist    10* (6b 2x4)      IK Pathan    1-0-6-0
SM Katich    2* (6b)      AB Agarkar    1-0-6-0

2.1

Agarkar to Gilchrist, FOUR

2.2

Agarkar to Gilchrist, no run

2.3

Agarkar to Gilchrist, no run

2.4

Agarkar to Gilchrist, FOUR

2.5

Agarkar to Gilchrist, no run

2.6

Agarkar to Gilchrist, FOUR

End of over 3 (12 runs) Australia 24/0 (273 runs required from 47 overs, RR: 8.00, RRR: 5.80)
AC Gilchrist    22* (12b 5x4)      AB Agarkar    2-0-18-0
SM Katich    2* (6b)      IK Pathan    1-0-6-0

3.1

Pathan to Katich, OUT

SM Katich c Ganguly b Pathan 2 (13m 7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 28.57

3.2

Pathan to Ponting, 2 runs

3.3

Pathan to Ponting, 5 wides

3.3

Pathan to Ponting, no run

3.4

Pathan to Ponting, 1 wide

3.4

Pathan to Ponting, FOUR

3.5

Pathan to Ponting, 1 wide

3.5

Pathan to Ponting, no run

3.6

Pathan to Ponting, no run

End of over 4 (13 runs) Australia 37/1 (260 runs required from 46 overs, RR: 9.25, RRR: 5.65)
RT Ponting    6* (5b 1x4)      IK Pathan    2-0-19-1
AC Gilchrist    22* (12b 5x4)      AB Agarkar    2-0-18-0

4.1

Agarkar to Gilchrist, no run

4.2

Agarkar to Gilchrist, no run

4.3

Agarkar to Gilchrist, no run

4.4

Agarkar to Gilchrist, 1 leg bye

4.5

Agarkar to Ponting, no run

4.6

Agarkar to Ponting, no run

End of over 5 (1 run, maiden) Australia 38/1 (259 runs required from 45 overs, RR: 7.60, RRR: 5.75)
RT Ponting    6* (7b 1x4)      AB Agarkar    3-1-18-0
AC Gilchrist    22* (16b 5x4)      IK Pathan    2-0-19-1

5.1

Pathan to Gilchrist, FOUR

5.2

Pathan to Gilchrist, no run

5.3

Pathan to Gilchrist, FOUR

5.4

Pathan to Gilchrist, no run

5.5

Pathan to Gilchrist, 1 run

5.6

Pathan to Ponting, no run

End of over 6 (9 runs) Australia 47/1 (250 runs required from 44 overs, RR: 7.83, RRR: 5.68)
RT Ponting    6* (8b 1x4)      IK Pathan    3-0-28-1
AC Gilchrist    31* (21b 7x4)      AB Agarkar    3-1-18-0

6.1

Agarkar to Gilchrist, 1 run

6.2

Agarkar to Ponting, no run

6.3

Agarkar to Ponting, 1 wide

6.3

Agarkar to Ponting, 1 run

6.4

Agarkar to Gilchrist, FOUR

6.5

Agarkar to Gilchrist, no run

6.6

Agarkar to Gilchrist, SIX

End of over 7 (13 runs) Australia 60/1 (237 runs required from 43 overs, RR: 8.57, RRR: 5.51)
AC Gilchrist    42* (25b 8x4 1x6)      AB Agarkar    4-1-31-0
RT Ponting    7* (10b 1x4)      IK Pathan    3-0-28-1

7.1

Balaji to Ponting, no run

7.2

Balaji to Ponting, no run

7.3

Balaji to Ponting, 1 run

7.4

Balaji to Gilchrist, no run

7.5

Balaji to Gilchrist, FOUR

7.6

Balaji to Gilchrist, 1 run

End of over 8 (6 runs) Australia 66/1 (231 runs required from 42 overs, RR: 8.25, RRR: 5.50)
AC Gilchrist    47* (28b 9x4 1x6)      L Balaji    1-0-6-0
RT Ponting    8* (13b 1x4)      AB Agarkar    4-1-31-0

8.1

Agarkar to Gilchrist, 1 run

8.2

Agarkar to Ponting, FOUR

8.3

Agarkar to Ponting, no run

8.4

Agarkar to Ponting, no run

8.5

Agarkar to Ponting, 1 wide

8.5

Agarkar to Ponting, no run

8.6

Agarkar to Ponting, 1 run

End of over 9 (7 runs) Australia 73/1 (224 runs required from 41 overs, RR: 8.11, RRR: 5.46)
RT Ponting    13* (18b 2x4)      AB Agarkar    5-1-38-0
AC Gilchrist    48* (29b 9x4 1x6)      L Balaji    1-0-6-0

9.1

Balaji to Ponting, no run

9.2

Balaji to Ponting, no run

9.3

Balaji to Ponting, no run

9.4

Balaji to Ponting, no run

9.5

Balaji to Ponting, 1 run

9.6

Balaji to Gilchrist, no run

End of over 10 (1 run) Australia 74/1 (223 runs required from 40 overs, RR: 7.40, RRR: 5.57)
AC Gilchrist    48* (30b 9x4 1x6)      L Balaji    2-0-7-0
RT Ponting    14* (23b 2x4)      AB Agarkar    5-1-38-0

10.1

Pathan to Ponting, 1 run

10.2

Pathan to Gilchrist, 1 wide

10.2

Pathan to Gilchrist, 2 runs

10.3

Pathan to Gilchrist, 1 wide

10.3

Pathan to Gilchrist, 2 runs

10.4

Pathan to Gilchrist, no run

10.5

Pathan to Gilchrist, FOUR

10.6

Pathan to Gilchrist, no run

End of over 11 (11 runs) Australia 85/1 (212 runs required from 39 overs, RR: 7.72, RRR: 5.43)
AC Gilchrist    56* (35b 10x4 1x6)      IK Pathan    4-0-39-1
RT Ponting    15* (24b 2x4)      L Balaji    2-0-7-0

11.1

Balaji to Ponting, 1 run

11.2

Balaji to Gilchrist, 2 runs

11.3

Balaji to Gilchrist, 1 leg bye

11.4

Balaji to Ponting, FOUR

11.5

Balaji to Ponting, 2 runs

11.6

Balaji to Ponting, no run

End of over 12 (10 runs) Australia 95/1 (202 runs required from 38 overs, RR: 7.91, RRR: 5.31)
RT Ponting    22* (28b 3x4)      L Balaji    3-0-16-0
AC Gilchrist    58* (37b 10x4 1x6)      IK Pathan    4-0-39-1

12.1

Ganguly to Gilchrist, 1 run

12.2

Ganguly to Ponting, SIX

12.3

Ganguly to Ponting, no run

12.4

Ganguly to Ponting, 1 leg bye

12.5

Ganguly to Gilchrist, 1 run

12.6

Ganguly to Ponting, no run

End of over 13 (9 runs) Australia 104/1 (193 runs required from 37 overs, RR: 8.00, RRR: 5.21)
RT Ponting    28* (32b 3x4 1x6)      SC Ganguly    1-0-8-0
AC Gilchrist    60* (39b 10x4 1x6)      L Balaji    3-0-16-0

13.1

Balaji to Gilchrist, no run

13.2

Balaji to Gilchrist, no run

13.3

Balaji to Gilchrist, FOUR

13.4

Balaji to Gilchrist, no run

13.5

Balaji to Gilchrist, no run

13.6

Balaji to Gilchrist, FOUR

End of over 14 (8 runs) Australia 112/1 (185 runs required from 36 overs, RR: 8.00, RRR: 5.13)
AC Gilchrist    68* (45b 12x4 1x6)      L Balaji    4-0-24-0
RT Ponting    28* (32b 3x4 1x6)      SC Ganguly    1-0-8-0

14.1

Ganguly to Ponting, no run

14.2

Ganguly to Ponting, 1 run

14.3

Ganguly to Gilchrist, no run

14.4

Ganguly to Gilchrist, 1 run

14.5

Ganguly to Ponting, 1 run

14.6

Ganguly to Gilchrist, 1 run

End of over 15 (4 runs) Australia 116/1 (181 runs required from 35 overs, RR: 7.73, RRR: 5.17)
AC Gilchrist    70* (48b 12x4 1x6)      SC Ganguly    2-0-12-0
RT Ponting    30* (35b 3x4 1x6)      L Balaji    4-0-24-0

15.1

Balaji to Gilchrist, no run

15.2

Balaji to Gilchrist, 1 run

15.3

Balaji to Ponting, 2 runs

15.4

Balaji to Ponting, 2 runs

15.5

Balaji to Ponting, no run

15.6

Balaji to Ponting, no run

End of over 16 (5 runs) Australia 121/1 (176 runs required from 34 overs, RR: 7.56, RRR: 5.17)
RT Ponting    34* (39b 3x4 1x6)      L Balaji    5-0-29-0
AC Gilchrist    71* (50b 12x4 1x6)      SC Ganguly    2-0-12-0

16.1

Kartik to Gilchrist, 1 run

16.2

Kartik to Ponting, no run

16.3

Kartik to Ponting, no run

16.4

Kartik to Ponting, 1 run

16.5

Kartik to Gilchrist, 3 runs

16.6

Kartik to Ponting, 1 run

End of over 17 (6 runs) Australia 127/1 (170 runs required from 33 overs, RR: 7.47, RRR: 5.15)
RT Ponting    36* (43b 3x4 1x6)      M Kartik    1-0-6-0
AC Gilchrist    75* (52b 12x4 1x6)      L Balaji    5-0-29-0

17.1

Pathan to Ponting, 1 run

17.2

Pathan to Gilchrist, 1 wide

17.2

Pathan to Gilchrist, 1 run

17.3

Pathan to Ponting, no run

17.4

Pathan to Ponting, 1 run

17.5

Pathan to Gilchrist, 1 run

17.6

Pathan to Ponting, no run

End of over 18 (5 runs) Australia 132/1 (165 runs required from 32 overs, RR: 7.33, RRR: 5.15)
RT Ponting    38* (47b 3x4 1x6)      IK Pathan    5-0-44-1
AC Gilchrist    77* (54b 12x4 1x6)      M Kartik    1-0-6-0

18.1

Kartik to Gilchrist, FOUR

18.2

Kartik to Gilchrist, no run

18.3

Kartik to Gilchrist, no run

18.4

Kartik to Gilchrist, no run

18.5

Kartik to Gilchrist, 2 runs

18.6

Kartik to Gilchrist, 1 run

End of over 19 (7 runs) Australia 139/1 (158 runs required from 31 overs, RR: 7.31, RRR: 5.09)
AC Gilchrist    84* (60b 13x4 1x6)      M Kartik    2-0-13-0
RT Ponting    38* (47b 3x4 1x6)      IK Pathan    5-0-44-1

19.1

Pathan to Gilchrist, FOUR

19.2

Pathan to Gilchrist, no run

19.3

Pathan to Gilchrist, no run

19.4

Pathan to Gilchrist, 1 run

19.5

Pathan to Ponting, 1 run

19.6

Pathan to Gilchrist, 1 run

End of over 20 (7 runs) Australia 146/1 (151 runs required from 30 overs, RR: 7.30, RRR: 5.03)
AC Gilchrist    90* (65b 14x4 1x6)      IK Pathan    6-0-51-1
RT Ponting    39* (48b 3x4 1x6)      M Kartik    2-0-13-0

20.1

Kartik to Gilchrist, 1 run

20.2

Kartik to Ponting, no run

20.3

Kartik to Ponting, no run

20.4

Kartik to Ponting, no run

20.5

Kartik to Ponting, 2 runs

20.6

Kartik to Ponting, 1 run

End of over 21 (4 runs) Australia 150/1 (147 runs required from 29 overs, RR: 7.14, RRR: 5.06)
RT Ponting    42* (53b 3x4 1x6)      M Kartik    3-0-17-0
AC Gilchrist    91* (66b 14x4 1x6)      IK Pathan    6-0-51-1

21.1

Pathan to Ponting, OUT

RT Ponting c †Patel b Pathan 42 (87m 54b 3x4 1x6) SR: 77.77

21.2

Pathan to Martyn, OUT

DR Martyn c †Patel b Pathan 0 (1m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

21.3

Pathan to Symonds, no run

21.4

Pathan to Symonds, no run

21.5

Pathan to Symonds, no run

21.6

Pathan to Symonds, no run

End of over 22 (wicket maiden) Australia 150/3 (147 runs required from 28 overs, RR: 6.81, RRR: 5.25)
A Symonds    0* (4b)      IK Pathan    7-1-51-3
AC Gilchrist    91* (66b 14x4 1x6)      M Kartik    3-0-17-0

22.1

Kartik to Gilchrist, no run

22.2

Kartik to Gilchrist, 2 runs

22.3

Kartik to Gilchrist, no run

22.4

Kartik to Gilchrist, 2 runs

22.5

Kartik to Gilchrist, no run

22.6

Kartik to Gilchrist, OUT

AC Gilchrist c & b Kartik 95 (111m 72b 14x4 1x6) SR: 131.94

End of over 23 (4 runs) Australia 154/4 (143 runs required from 27 overs, RR: 6.69, RRR: 5.29)
     M Kartik    4-0-21-1
A Symonds    0* (4b)      IK Pathan    7-1-51-3

23.1

Ganguly to Symonds, no run

23.2

Ganguly to Symonds, 1 run

23.3

Ganguly to Bevan, 1 run

23.4

Ganguly to Symonds, 1 run

23.5

Ganguly to Bevan, no run

23.6

Ganguly to Bevan, 1 run

End of over 24 (4 runs) Australia 158/4 (139 runs required from 26 overs, RR: 6.58, RRR: 5.34)
MG Bevan    2* (3b)      SC Ganguly    3-0-16-0
A Symonds    2* (7b)      M Kartik    4-0-21-1

24.1

Kartik to Bevan, 2 leg byes

24.2

Kartik to Bevan, 1 run

24.3

Kartik to Symonds, no run

24.4

Kartik to Symonds, no run

24.5

Kartik to Symonds, FOUR

24.6

Kartik to Symonds, 3 runs

End of over 25 (10 runs) Australia 168/4 (129 runs required from 25 overs, RR: 6.72, RRR: 5.16)
A Symonds    9* (11b 1x4)      M Kartik    5-0-29-1
MG Bevan    3* (5b)      SC Ganguly    3-0-16-0

25.1

Ganguly to Symonds, no run

25.2

Ganguly to Symonds, 1 run

25.3

Ganguly to Bevan, 1 run

25.4

Ganguly to Symonds, no run

25.5

Ganguly to Symonds, SIX

25.6

Ganguly to Symonds, OUT

A Symonds c Agarkar b Ganguly 16 (23m 16b 1x4 1x6) SR: 100.00

End of over 26 (8 runs) Australia 176/5 (121 runs required from 24 overs, RR: 6.76, RRR: 5.04)
     SC Ganguly    4-0-24-1
MG Bevan    4* (6b)      M Kartik    5-0-29-1

26.1

Kartik to Clarke, no run

26.2

Kartik to Clarke, no run

26.3

Kartik to Clarke, 2 runs

26.4

Kartik to Clarke, 1 run

26.5

Kartik to Bevan, no run

26.6

Kartik to Bevan, 2 runs

End of over 27 (5 runs) Australia 181/5 (116 runs required from 23 overs, RR: 6.70, RRR: 5.04)
MG Bevan    6* (8b)      M Kartik    6-0-34-1
MJ Clarke    3* (4b)      SC Ganguly    4-0-24-1

27.1

Ganguly to Clarke, 1 run

27.2

Ganguly to Bevan, no run

27.3

Ganguly to Bevan, 1 run

27.4

Ganguly to Clarke, 1 run

27.5

Ganguly to Bevan, 1 wide

27.5

Ganguly to Bevan, no run

27.6

Ganguly to Bevan, 1 run

End of over 28 (5 runs) Australia 186/5 (111 runs required from 22 overs, RR: 6.64, RRR: 5.04)
MG Bevan    8* (12b)      SC Ganguly    5-0-29-1
MJ Clarke    5* (6b)      M Kartik    6-0-34-1

28.1

Kartik to Bevan, 1 leg bye

28.2

Kartik to Clarke, 1 run

28.3

Kartik to Bevan, no run

28.4

Kartik to Bevan, 1 run

28.5

Kartik to Clarke, 1 run

28.6

Kartik to Bevan, 2 runs

End of over 29 (6 runs) Australia 192/5 (105 runs required from 21 overs, RR: 6.62, RRR: 5.00)
MG Bevan    11* (16b)      M Kartik    7-0-39-1
MJ Clarke    7* (8b)      SC Ganguly    5-0-29-1

29.1

Ganguly to Clarke, 1 run

29.2

Ganguly to Bevan, no run

29.3

Ganguly to Bevan, 1 run

29.4

Ganguly to Clarke, 1 run

29.5

Ganguly to Bevan, no run

29.6

Ganguly to Bevan, OUT

MG Bevan b Ganguly 12 (34m 20b 0x4 0x6) SR: 60.00

End of over 30 (3 runs) Australia 195/6 (102 runs required from 20 overs, RR: 6.50, RRR: 5.10)
     SC Ganguly    6-0-32-2
MJ Clarke    9* (10b)      M Kartik    7-0-39-1

30.2

Agarkar to Clarke, 1 wide

30.1

Agarkar to Clarke, no run

30.2

Agarkar to Clarke, 1 leg bye

30.3

Agarkar to Harvey, 1 run

30.4

Agarkar to Clarke, 2 runs

30.5

Agarkar to Clarke, 1 run

30.6

Agarkar to Harvey, no run

End of over 31 (6 runs) Australia 201/6 (96 runs required from 19 overs, RR: 6.48, RRR: 5.05)
IJ Harvey    1* (2b)      AB Agarkar    6-1-43-0
MJ Clarke    12* (14b)      SC Ganguly    6-0-32-2

31.1

Ganguly to Clarke, 1 run, OUT

IJ Harvey run out 1 (9m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

31.2

Ganguly to Clarke, no run

31.3

Ganguly to Clarke, 2 runs

31.4

Ganguly to Clarke, FOUR

31.5

Ganguly to Clarke, 2 runs

31.6

Ganguly to Clarke, OUT

MJ Clarke c Badani b Ganguly 21 (33m 20b 1x4 0x6) SR: 105.00

End of over 32 (9 runs) Australia 210/8 (87 runs required from 18 overs, RR: 6.56, RRR: 4.83)
     SC Ganguly    7-0-41-3
AJ Bichel    0* (0b)      AB Agarkar    6-1-43-0

32.2

Agarkar to Lee, 1 wide

32.1

Agarkar to Lee, no run

32.2

Agarkar to Lee, no run

32.3

Agarkar to Lee, no run

32.4

Agarkar to Lee, 1 run

32.5

Agarkar to Bichel, 1 run

32.6

Agarkar to Lee, 1 run

End of over 33 (4 runs) Australia 214/8 (83 runs required from 17 overs, RR: 6.48, RRR: 4.88)
B Lee    2* (5b)      AB Agarkar    7-1-47-0
AJ Bichel    1* (1b)      SC Ganguly    7-0-41-3

33.1

Balaji to Lee, 1 run

33.2

Balaji to Bichel, 1 run

33.3

Balaji to Lee, 2 runs

33.4

Balaji to Lee, SIX

33.5

Balaji to Lee, 1 run

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 23, 2004

Murali Kartik spins in the air, Australia v India, VB Series, 7th ODI, Sydney, January 22, 2004

Murali Kartik spins in the air

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Jan 22, 2004

Brett Lee ends the game on the same successful note with which he started it, Australia v India, VB Series, 7th ODI, Sydney, January 22, 2004

Brett Lee ends the game on the same successful note with which he started it

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