VB Series, 2003/04 / Commentary

VB Series - 12th match

India v Zimbabwe

India won by 4 wickets (with 117 balls remaining)

0.1

Pathan to Sibanda, no run

0.2

Pathan to Sibanda, no run

0.3

Pathan to Sibanda, no run

0.4

Pathan to Sibanda, OUT

V Sibanda c Laxman b Pathan 0 (2m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

0.5

Pathan to Ebrahim, 1 run

0.6

Pathan to Taibu, OUT

T Taibu lbw b Pathan 0 (5m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

End of over 1 (1 run) Zimbabwe 1/2 (RR: 1.00)
     IK Pathan    1-0-1-2
DD Ebrahim    1* (1b)     

1.1

Balaji to Ebrahim, no run

1.2

Balaji to Ebrahim, no run

1.3

Balaji to Ebrahim, no run

1.4

Balaji to Ebrahim, no run

1.5

Balaji to Ebrahim, no run

1.6

Balaji to Ebrahim, 3 runs

End of over 2 (3 runs) Zimbabwe 4/2 (RR: 2.00)
DD Ebrahim    4* (7b)      L Balaji    1-0-3-0
SV Carlisle    0* (0b)      IK Pathan    1-0-1-2

2.1

Pathan to Ebrahim, no run

2.2

Pathan to Ebrahim, no run

2.3

Pathan to Ebrahim, 2 runs

2.4

Pathan to Ebrahim, no run

2.5

Pathan to Ebrahim, no run

2.6

Pathan to Ebrahim, no run

End of over 3 (2 runs) Zimbabwe 6/2 (RR: 2.00)
DD Ebrahim    6* (13b)      IK Pathan    2-0-3-2
SV Carlisle    0* (0b)      L Balaji    1-0-3-0

3.1

Balaji to Carlisle, no run

3.2

Balaji to Carlisle, no run

3.3

Balaji to Carlisle, 1 run

3.4

Balaji to Ebrahim, 1 wide

3.4

Balaji to Ebrahim, no run

3.5

Balaji to Ebrahim, no run

3.6

Balaji to Ebrahim, no run

End of over 4 (2 runs) Zimbabwe 8/2 (RR: 2.00)
DD Ebrahim    6* (16b)      L Balaji    2.1-0-5-0
SV Carlisle    1* (3b)      IK Pathan    2-0-3-2

4.1

Pathan to Carlisle, no run

4.2

Pathan to Carlisle, no run

4.3

Pathan to Carlisle, no run

4.4

Pathan to Carlisle, no run

4.5

Pathan to Carlisle, no run

4.6

Pathan to Carlisle, no run

End of over 5 (maiden) Zimbabwe 8/2 (RR: 1.60)
SV Carlisle    1* (9b)      IK Pathan    3-1-3-2
DD Ebrahim    6* (16b)      L Balaji    2.1-0-5-0

5.1

Balaji to Ebrahim, no run

5.2

Balaji to Ebrahim, 1 run

5.3

Balaji to Carlisle, 1 run

5.4

Balaji to Ebrahim, no run

5.5

Balaji to Ebrahim, no run

5.6

Balaji to Ebrahim, no run

End of over 6 (2 runs) Zimbabwe 10/2 (RR: 1.66)
DD Ebrahim    7* (21b)      L Balaji    3-0-7-0
SV Carlisle    2* (10b)      IK Pathan    3-1-3-2

6.1

Pathan to Carlisle, no run

6.2

Pathan to Carlisle, no run

6.3

Pathan to Carlisle, 1 leg bye

6.4

Pathan to Ebrahim, OUT

DD Ebrahim c Laxman b Pathan 7 (26m 22b 0x4 0x6) SR: 31.81

6.5

Pathan to Ervine, no run

6.6

Pathan to Ervine, 1 wide

6.6

Pathan to Ervine, no run

End of over 7 (2 runs) Zimbabwe 12/3 (RR: 1.71)
SM Ervine    0* (2b)      IK Pathan    4.1-1-4-3
SV Carlisle    2* (13b)      L Balaji    3-0-7-0

7.1

Balaji to Carlisle, no run

7.2

Balaji to Carlisle, no run

7.3

Balaji to Carlisle, 1 run

7.4

Balaji to Ervine, 1 run

7.5

Balaji to Carlisle, no run

7.6

Balaji to Carlisle, no run

End of over 8 (2 runs) Zimbabwe 14/3 (RR: 1.75)
SV Carlisle    3* (18b)      L Balaji    4-0-9-0
SM Ervine    1* (3b)      IK Pathan    4.1-1-4-3

8.1

Pathan to Ervine, no run

8.2

Pathan to Ervine, no run

8.3

Pathan to Ervine, 2 runs

8.4

Pathan to Ervine, 1 run

8.5

Pathan to Carlisle, 1 wide

8.5

Pathan to Carlisle, 1 leg bye

8.6

Pathan to Ervine, 1 wide

8.6

Pathan to Ervine, no run

End of over 9 (6 runs) Zimbabwe 20/3 (RR: 2.22)
SM Ervine    4* (8b)      IK Pathan    5.1-1-9-3
SV Carlisle    3* (19b)      L Balaji    4-0-9-0

9.1

Balaji to Carlisle, no run

9.2

Balaji to Carlisle, no run

9.3

Balaji to Carlisle, 1 run

9.4

Balaji to Ervine, no run

9.5

Balaji to Ervine, 1 wide

9.5

Balaji to Ervine, no run

9.6

Balaji to Ervine, no run

End of over 10 (2 runs) Zimbabwe 22/3 (RR: 2.20)
SM Ervine    4* (11b)      L Balaji    5.1-0-11-0
SV Carlisle    4* (22b)      IK Pathan    5.1-1-9-3

10.1

Pathan to Carlisle, no run

10.2

Pathan to Carlisle, 1 leg bye

10.3

Pathan to Ervine, no run

10.4

Pathan to Ervine, 1 run

10.5

Pathan to Carlisle, FOUR

10.6

Pathan to Carlisle, 1 run

End of over 11 (7 runs) Zimbabwe 29/3 (RR: 2.63)
SV Carlisle    9* (26b 1x4)      IK Pathan    6-1-15-3
SM Ervine    5* (13b)      L Balaji    5.1-0-11-0

11.1

Balaji to Carlisle, FOUR

11.2

Balaji to Carlisle, no run

11.3

Balaji to Carlisle, no run

11.4

Balaji to Carlisle, no run

11.5

Balaji to Carlisle, 2 runs

11.6

Balaji to Carlisle, no run

End of over 12 (6 runs) Zimbabwe 35/3 (RR: 2.91)
SV Carlisle    15* (32b 2x4)      L Balaji    6-0-17-0
SM Ervine    5* (13b)      IK Pathan    6-1-15-3

12.2

Nehra to Ervine, 1 wide

12.1

Nehra to Ervine, FOUR

12.2

Nehra to Ervine, FOUR

12.3

Nehra to Ervine, no run

12.4

Nehra to Ervine, FOUR

12.5

Nehra to Ervine, FOUR

12.6

Nehra to Ervine, no run

End of over 13 (17 runs) Zimbabwe 52/3 (RR: 4.00)
SM Ervine    21* (19b 4x4)      A Nehra    1.1-0-17-0
SV Carlisle    15* (32b 2x4)      L Balaji    6-0-17-0

13.1

Bhandari to Carlisle, no run

13.2

Bhandari to Carlisle, 1 wide

13.2

Bhandari to Carlisle, no run

13.3

Bhandari to Carlisle, 1 run

13.4

Bhandari to Ervine, 1 run

13.5

Bhandari to Carlisle, no run

13.6

Bhandari to Carlisle, no run

End of over 14 (3 runs) Zimbabwe 55/3 (RR: 3.92)
SV Carlisle    16* (37b 2x4)      A Bhandari    1.1-0-3-0
SM Ervine    22* (20b 4x4)      A Nehra    1.1-0-17-0

14.1

Nehra to Ervine, no run

14.2

Nehra to Ervine, 1 run

14.3

Nehra to Carlisle, no run

14.4

Nehra to Carlisle, FOUR

14.5

Nehra to Carlisle, 1 wide

14.5

Nehra to Carlisle, 1 run

14.6

Nehra to Ervine, no run

End of over 15 (7 runs) Zimbabwe 62/3 (RR: 4.13)
SM Ervine    23* (23b 4x4)      A Nehra    2.1-0-24-0
SV Carlisle    21* (40b 3x4)      A Bhandari    1.1-0-3-0

15.1

Bhandari to Carlisle, no run

15.2

Bhandari to Carlisle, 1 run

15.3

Bhandari to Ervine, no run

15.4

Bhandari to Ervine, 1 leg bye

15.5

Bhandari to Carlisle, no run

15.6

Bhandari to Carlisle, 1 run

End of over 16 (3 runs) Zimbabwe 65/3 (RR: 4.06)
SV Carlisle    23* (44b 3x4)      A Bhandari    2-0-5-0
SM Ervine    23* (25b 4x4)      A Nehra    2.1-0-24-0

16.1

Nehra to Carlisle, no run

16.2

Nehra to Carlisle, FOUR

16.3

Nehra to Carlisle, 1 run

16.4

Nehra to Ervine, no run

16.5

Nehra to Ervine, 4 leg byes

16.6

Nehra to Ervine, OUT

SV Carlisle run out 28 (76m 46b 4x4 0x6) SR: 60.86

End of over 17 (9 runs) Zimbabwe 74/4 (RR: 4.35)
SM Ervine    23* (28b 4x4)      A Nehra    3-0-29-0
     A Bhandari    2-0-5-0

17.1

Bhandari to Streak, no run

17.2

Bhandari to Streak, FOUR

17.3

Bhandari to Streak, 1 leg bye

17.4

Bhandari to Ervine, no run

17.5

Bhandari to Ervine, no run

17.6

Bhandari to Ervine, OUT

SM Ervine c sub (M Kartik) b Bhandari 23 (58m 32b 4x4 0x6) SR: 71.87

End of over 18 (5 runs) Zimbabwe 79/5 (RR: 4.38)
     A Bhandari    3-0-9-1
HH Streak    4* (3b 1x4)      A Nehra    3-0-29-0

18.1

Balaji to Streak, no run

18.2

Balaji to Streak, no run

18.3

Balaji to Streak, no run

18.4

Balaji to Streak, no run

18.5

Balaji to Streak, no run

18.6

Balaji to Streak, no run

End of over 19 (maiden) Zimbabwe 79/5 (RR: 4.15)
HH Streak    4* (9b 1x4)      L Balaji    7-1-17-0
S Matsikenyeri    0* (0b)      A Bhandari    3-0-9-1

19.1

Bhandari to Matsikenyeri, no run

19.2

Bhandari to Matsikenyeri, no run

19.3

Bhandari to Matsikenyeri, no run

19.4

Bhandari to Matsikenyeri, no run

19.5

Bhandari to Matsikenyeri, no run

19.6

Bhandari to Matsikenyeri, 1 wide

19.6

Bhandari to Matsikenyeri, 2 runs

End of over 20 (3 runs) Zimbabwe 82/5 (RR: 4.10)
S Matsikenyeri    2* (6b)      A Bhandari    4.1-0-12-1
HH Streak    4* (9b 1x4)      L Balaji    7-1-17-0

20.2

Balaji to Streak, 1 wide

20.1

Balaji to Streak, no run

20.2

Balaji to Streak, 2 runs

20.3

Balaji to Streak, OUT

HH Streak c Laxman b Balaji 6 (17m 12b 1x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

20.4

Balaji to Friend, no run

20.5

Balaji to Friend, no run

20.6

Balaji to Friend, 5 wides

20.6

Balaji to Friend, no run

End of over 21 (8 runs) Zimbabwe 90/6 (RR: 4.28)
TJ Friend    0* (3b)      L Balaji    8.1-1-25-1
S Matsikenyeri    2* (6b)      A Bhandari    4.1-0-12-1

21.1

Bhandari to Matsikenyeri, no run

21.2

Bhandari to Matsikenyeri, FOUR

21.3

Bhandari to Matsikenyeri, 1 run

21.4

Bhandari to Friend, no run

21.5

Bhandari to Friend, no run

21.6

Bhandari to Friend, no run

End of over 22 (5 runs) Zimbabwe 95/6 (RR: 4.31)
TJ Friend    0* (6b)      A Bhandari    5-0-17-1
S Matsikenyeri    7* (9b 1x4)      L Balaji    8.1-1-25-1

22.1

Balaji to Matsikenyeri, 2 runs

22.2

Balaji to Matsikenyeri, no run

22.3

Balaji to Matsikenyeri, no run

22.4

Balaji to Matsikenyeri, no run

22.5

Balaji to Matsikenyeri, FOUR

22.6

Balaji to Matsikenyeri, no run

End of over 23 (6 runs) Zimbabwe 101/6 (RR: 4.39)
S Matsikenyeri    13* (15b 2x4)      L Balaji    9-1-31-1
TJ Friend    0* (6b)      A Bhandari    5-0-17-1

23.1

Bhandari to Friend, 1 run

23.2

Bhandari to Matsikenyeri, 1 run

23.3

Bhandari to Friend, no run

23.4

Bhandari to Friend, OUT

TJ Friend c Gavaskar b Bhandari 1 (15m 9b 0x4 0x6) SR: 11.11

23.5

Bhandari to Blignaut, no run

23.6

Bhandari to Blignaut, no run

End of over 24 (2 runs) Zimbabwe 103/7 (RR: 4.29)
AM Blignaut    0* (2b)      A Bhandari    6-0-19-2
S Matsikenyeri    14* (16b 2x4)      L Balaji    9-1-31-1

24.1

Balaji to Matsikenyeri, no run

24.2

Balaji to Matsikenyeri, no run

24.3

Balaji to Matsikenyeri, no run

24.4

Balaji to Matsikenyeri, no run

24.5

Balaji to Matsikenyeri, no run

24.6

Balaji to Matsikenyeri, 1 run

End of over 25 (1 run) Zimbabwe 104/7 (RR: 4.16)
S Matsikenyeri    15* (22b 2x4)      L Balaji    10-1-32-1
AM Blignaut    0* (2b)      A Bhandari    6-0-19-2

25.1

Bhandari to Matsikenyeri, no run

25.2

Bhandari to Matsikenyeri, no run

25.3

Bhandari to Matsikenyeri, 2 runs

25.4

Bhandari to Matsikenyeri, 2 runs

25.5

Bhandari to Matsikenyeri, no run

25.6

Bhandari to Matsikenyeri, FOUR

End of over 26 (8 runs) Zimbabwe 112/7 (RR: 4.30)
S Matsikenyeri    23* (28b 3x4)      A Bhandari    7-0-27-2
AM Blignaut    0* (2b)      L Balaji    10-1-32-1

26.1

Nehra to Blignaut, 2 runs

26.2

Nehra to Blignaut, no run

26.3

Nehra to Blignaut, OUT

AM Blignaut c Sehwag b Nehra 2 (14m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 40.00

26.4

Nehra to Price, no run

26.5

Nehra to Price, no run

26.6

Nehra to Price, no run

End of over 27 (2 runs) Zimbabwe 114/8 (RR: 4.22)
RW Price    0* (3b)      A Nehra    4-0-31-1
S Matsikenyeri    23* (28b 3x4)      A Bhandari    7-0-27-2

27.1

Pathan to Matsikenyeri, 1 run

27.2

Pathan to Price, OUT

RW Price c Laxman b Pathan 0 (5m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

27.3

Pathan to Mahwire, no run

27.4

Pathan to Mahwire, no run

27.5

Pathan to Mahwire, no run

27.6

Pathan to Mahwire, no run

End of over 28 (1 run) Zimbabwe 115/9 (RR: 4.10)
NB Mahwire    0* (4b)      IK Pathan    7-1-16-4
S Matsikenyeri    24* (29b 3x4)      A Nehra    4-0-31-1

28.1

Nehra to Matsikenyeri, 1 run

28.2

Nehra to Mahwire, 1 run

28.3

Nehra to Matsikenyeri, no run

28.4

Nehra to Matsikenyeri, no run

28.5

Nehra to Matsikenyeri, no run

28.6

Nehra to Matsikenyeri, no run

End of over 29 (2 runs) Zimbabwe 117/9 (RR: 4.03)
S Matsikenyeri    25* (34b 3x4)      A Nehra    5-0-33-1
NB Mahwire    1* (5b)      IK Pathan    7-1-16-4

29.1

Pathan to Mahwire, no run

29.2

Pathan to Mahwire, no run

29.3

Pathan to Mahwire, no run

29.4

Pathan to Mahwire, 4 runs

29.5

Pathan to Mahwire, no run

29.6

Pathan to Mahwire, no run

End of over 30 (4 runs) Zimbabwe 121/9 (RR: 4.03)
NB Mahwire    5* (11b)      IK Pathan    8-1-20-4
S Matsikenyeri    25* (34b 3x4)      A Nehra    5-0-33-1

30.1

Nehra to Matsikenyeri, no run

30.2

Nehra to Matsikenyeri, 1 run

30.3

Nehra to Mahwire, no run

30.4

Nehra to Mahwire, no run

30.5

Nehra to Mahwire, 1 run

30.6

Nehra to Matsikenyeri, FOUR

End of over 31 (6 runs) Zimbabwe 127/9 (RR: 4.09)
S Matsikenyeri    30* (37b 4x4)      A Nehra    6-0-39-1
NB Mahwire    6* (14b)      IK Pathan    8-1-20-4

31.1

Pathan to Mahwire, no run

31.2

Pathan to Mahwire, no run

31.3

Pathan to Mahwire, 1 run

31.4

Pathan to Matsikenyeri, 2 runs

31.5

Pathan to Matsikenyeri, no run

31.6

Pathan to Matsikenyeri, no run

End of over 32 (3 runs) Zimbabwe 130/9 (RR: 4.06)
S Matsikenyeri    32* (40b 4x4)      IK Pathan    9-1-23-4
NB Mahwire    7* (17b)      A Nehra    6-0-39-1

32.1

Nehra to Mahwire, no run

32.2

Nehra to Mahwire, no run

32.3

Nehra to Mahwire, no run

32.4

Nehra to Mahwire, no run

32.5

Nehra to Mahwire, no run

32.6

Nehra to Mahwire, no run

End of over 33 (maiden) Zimbabwe 130/9 (RR: 3.93)
NB Mahwire    7* (23b)      A Nehra    7-1-39-1
S Matsikenyeri    32* (40b 4x4)      IK Pathan    9-1-23-4

33.1

Pathan to Matsikenyeri, no run

33.2

Pathan to Matsikenyeri, no run

33.3

Pathan to Matsikenyeri, 1 run

33.4

Pathan to Mahwire, no run

33.5

Pathan to Mahwire, no run

33.6

Pathan to Mahwire, no run

End of over 34 (1 run) Zimbabwe 131/9 (RR: 3.85)
NB Mahwire    7* (26b)      IK Pathan    10-1-24-4
S Matsikenyeri    33* (43b 4x4)      A Nehra    7-1-39-1

34.1

Bhandari to Matsikenyeri, 1 run

34.2

Bhandari to Mahwire, 1 run

34.3

Bhandari to Matsikenyeri, 2 runs

34.4

Bhandari to Mahwire, OUT

S Matsikenyeri c †Dravid b Bhandari 36 (81m 46b 4x4 0x6) SR: 78.26

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
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Photos

Feb 5, 2004

Rahul Dravid tackles a short ball in ungainly fashion, India v Zimbabwe, 12th ODI, VB Series, Perth, February 3rd, 2004

Rahul Dravid tackles a short ball in ungainly fashion

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Feb 3, 2004

Zimbabwe had run India close, but the Indian fans could heave a sigh of relief in the end, 12th ODI, VB Series, Perth, February 3rd, 2004

Zimbabwe had run India close, but the Indian fans could heave a sigh of relief in the end

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