VB Series, 2003/04 / Commentary

VB Series - 2nd final

Australia v India

Australia won by 208 runs

0.1

Gillespie to Sehwag, SIX

0.2

Gillespie to Sehwag, 1 run

0.3

Gillespie to Tendulkar, 1 run

0.4

Gillespie to Sehwag, 1 leg bye

0.5

Gillespie to Tendulkar, no run

0.6

Gillespie to Tendulkar, 3 runs

End of over 1 (12 runs) India 12/0 (348 runs required from 49 overs, RR: 12.00, RRR: 7.10)
SR Tendulkar    4* (3b)      JN Gillespie    1-0-11-0
V Sehwag    7* (3b 1x6)     

1.1

Lee to Tendulkar, no run

1.2

Lee to Tendulkar, no run

1.3

Lee to Tendulkar, FOUR

1.4

Lee to Tendulkar, no run

1.5

Lee to Tendulkar, no run

1.6

Lee to Tendulkar, no run

End of over 2 (4 runs) India 16/0 (344 runs required from 48 overs, RR: 8.00, RRR: 7.16)
SR Tendulkar    8* (9b 1x4)      B Lee    1-0-4-0
V Sehwag    7* (3b 1x6)      JN Gillespie    1-0-11-0

2.1

Gillespie to Sehwag, no run

2.2

Gillespie to Sehwag, 1 run

2.3

Gillespie to Tendulkar, no run

2.4

Gillespie to Tendulkar, 1 run

2.5

Gillespie to Sehwag, FOUR

2.6

Gillespie to Sehwag, OUT

V Sehwag c Lee b Gillespie 12 (13m 7b 1x4 1x6) SR: 171.42

End of over 3 (6 runs) India 22/1 (338 runs required from 47 overs, RR: 7.33, RRR: 7.19)
     JN Gillespie    2-0-17-1
SR Tendulkar    9* (11b 1x4)      B Lee    1-0-4-0

3.1

Lee to Tendulkar, no run

3.2

Lee to Tendulkar, no run

3.3

Lee to Tendulkar, no run

3.4

Lee to Tendulkar, no run

3.5

Lee to Tendulkar, 1 run

3.6

Lee to Laxman, no run

End of over 4 (1 run) India 23/1 (337 runs required from 46 overs, RR: 5.75, RRR: 7.32)
VVS Laxman    0* (1b)      B Lee    2-0-5-0
SR Tendulkar    10* (16b 1x4)      JN Gillespie    2-0-17-1

4.1

Gillespie to Tendulkar, no run

4.2

Gillespie to Tendulkar, 4 leg byes

4.3

Gillespie to Tendulkar, no run

4.4

Gillespie to Tendulkar, 1 run

4.5

Gillespie to Laxman, no run

4.6

Gillespie to Laxman, no run

End of over 5 (5 runs) India 28/1 (332 runs required from 45 overs, RR: 5.60, RRR: 7.37)
VVS Laxman    0* (3b)      JN Gillespie    3-0-18-1
SR Tendulkar    11* (20b 1x4)      B Lee    2-0-5-0

5.1

Lee to Tendulkar, no run

5.2

Lee to Tendulkar, FOUR

5.3

Lee to Tendulkar, no run

5.4

Lee to Tendulkar, no run

5.5

Lee to Tendulkar, no run

5.6

Lee to Tendulkar, FOUR

End of over 6 (8 runs) India 36/1 (324 runs required from 44 overs, RR: 6.00, RRR: 7.36)
SR Tendulkar    19* (26b 3x4)      B Lee    3-0-13-0
VVS Laxman    0* (3b)      JN Gillespie    3-0-18-1

6.1

Gillespie to Laxman, no run

6.2

Gillespie to Laxman, FOUR

6.3

Gillespie to Laxman, 1 run

6.4

Gillespie to Tendulkar, no run

6.5

Gillespie to Tendulkar, no run

6.6

Gillespie to Tendulkar, 1 run

End of over 7 (6 runs) India 42/1 (318 runs required from 43 overs, RR: 6.00, RRR: 7.39)
SR Tendulkar    20* (29b 3x4)      JN Gillespie    4-0-24-1
VVS Laxman    5* (6b 1x4)      B Lee    3-0-13-0

7.1

Lee to Tendulkar, FOUR

7.2

Lee to Tendulkar, no run

7.3

Lee to Tendulkar, no run

7.4

Lee to Tendulkar, no run

7.5

Lee to Tendulkar, 2 runs

7.6

Lee to Tendulkar, 1 run

End of over 8 (7 runs) India 49/1 (311 runs required from 42 overs, RR: 6.12, RRR: 7.40)
SR Tendulkar    27* (35b 4x4)      B Lee    4-0-20-0
VVS Laxman    5* (6b 1x4)      JN Gillespie    4-0-24-1

8.1

Gillespie to Tendulkar, no run

8.2

Gillespie to Tendulkar, no run

8.3

Gillespie to Tendulkar, no run

8.4

Gillespie to Tendulkar, no run

8.5

Gillespie to Tendulkar, OUT

SR Tendulkar c Lee b Gillespie 27 (38m 40b 4x4 0x6) SR: 67.50

8.6

Gillespie to Ganguly, no run

End of over 9 (wicket maiden) India 49/2 (311 runs required from 41 overs, RR: 5.44, RRR: 7.58)
SC Ganguly    0* (1b)      JN Gillespie    5-1-24-2
VVS Laxman    5* (6b 1x4)      B Lee    4-0-20-0

9.1

Lee to Laxman, OUT

VVS Laxman c & b Lee 5 (30m 7b 1x4 0x6) SR: 71.42

9.2

Lee to Dravid, no run

9.3

Lee to Dravid, no run

9.4

Lee to Dravid, no run

9.5

Lee to Dravid, no run

9.6

Lee to Dravid, no run

End of over 10 (wicket maiden) India 49/3 (311 runs required from 40 overs, RR: 4.90, RRR: 7.77)
R Dravid    0* (5b)      B Lee    5-1-20-1
SC Ganguly    0* (1b)      JN Gillespie    5-1-24-2

10.1

Gillespie to Ganguly, no run

10.2

Gillespie to Ganguly, no run

10.3

Gillespie to Ganguly, no run

10.4

Gillespie to Ganguly, no run

10.5

Gillespie to Ganguly, 1 run

10.6

Gillespie to Dravid, no run

End of over 11 (1 run) India 50/3 (310 runs required from 39 overs, RR: 4.54, RRR: 7.94)
R Dravid    0* (6b)      JN Gillespie    6-1-25-2
SC Ganguly    1* (6b)      B Lee    5-1-20-1

11.1

Lee to Ganguly, no run

11.2

Lee to Ganguly, 1 run

11.3

Lee to Dravid, no run

11.4

Lee to Dravid, no run

11.5

Lee to Dravid, no run

11.6

Lee to Dravid, no run

End of over 12 (1 run) India 51/3 (309 runs required from 38 overs, RR: 4.25, RRR: 8.13)
R Dravid    0* (10b)      B Lee    6-1-21-1
SC Ganguly    2* (8b)      JN Gillespie    6-1-25-2

12.1

Gillespie to Ganguly, no run

12.2

Gillespie to Ganguly, no run

12.3

Gillespie to Ganguly, no run

12.4

Gillespie to Ganguly, 1 run

12.5

Gillespie to Dravid, OUT

R Dravid run out 0 (17m 11b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

12.6

Gillespie to Ganguly, no run

End of over 13 (1 run) India 52/4 (308 runs required from 37 overs, RR: 4.00, RRR: 8.32)
SC Ganguly    3* (13b)      JN Gillespie    7-1-26-2
Yuvraj Singh    0* (0b)      B Lee    6-1-21-1

13.1

Williams to Yuvraj Singh, no run

13.2

Williams to Yuvraj Singh, no run

13.3

Williams to Yuvraj Singh, no run

13.4

Williams to Yuvraj Singh, no run

13.5

Williams to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR

13.6

Williams to Yuvraj Singh, no run

End of over 14 (4 runs) India 56/4 (304 runs required from 36 overs, RR: 4.00, RRR: 8.44)
Yuvraj Singh    4* (6b 1x4)      BA Williams    1-0-4-0
SC Ganguly    3* (13b)      JN Gillespie    7-1-26-2

14.1

Harvey to Ganguly, no run

14.2

Harvey to Ganguly, OUT

SC Ganguly c Symonds b Harvey 3 (31m 15b 0x4 0x6) SR: 20.00

14.3

Harvey to Badani, no run

14.4

Harvey to Badani, no run

14.5

Harvey to Badani, no run

14.6

Harvey to Badani, no run

End of over 15 (wicket maiden) India 56/5 (304 runs required from 35 overs, RR: 3.73, RRR: 8.68)
HK Badani    0* (4b)      IJ Harvey    1-1-0-1
Yuvraj Singh    4* (6b 1x4)      BA Williams    1-0-4-0

15.1

Williams to Yuvraj Singh, no run

15.2

Williams to Yuvraj Singh, no run

15.3

Williams to Yuvraj Singh, 1 leg bye

15.4

Williams to Badani, no run

15.5

Williams to Badani, 1 run

15.6

Williams to Yuvraj Singh, 1 leg bye

End of over 16 (3 runs) India 59/5 (301 runs required from 34 overs, RR: 3.68, RRR: 8.85)
Yuvraj Singh    4* (10b 1x4)      BA Williams    2-0-5-0
HK Badani    1* (6b)      IJ Harvey    1-1-0-1

16.1

Harvey to Yuvraj Singh, no run

16.2

Harvey to Yuvraj Singh, no run

16.3

Harvey to Yuvraj Singh, no run

16.4

Harvey to Yuvraj Singh, no run

16.5

Harvey to Yuvraj Singh, OUT

Yuvraj Singh c †Gilchrist b Harvey 4 (19m 15b 1x4 0x6) SR: 26.66

16.6

Harvey to Pathan, no run

End of over 17 (wicket maiden) India 59/6 (301 runs required from 33 overs, RR: 3.47, RRR: 9.12)
IK Pathan    0* (1b)      IJ Harvey    2-2-0-2
HK Badani    1* (6b)      BA Williams    2-0-5-0

17.1

Williams to Badani, no run

17.2

Williams to Badani, no run

17.3

Williams to Badani, no run

17.4

Williams to Badani, no run

17.5

Williams to Badani, no run

17.6

Williams to Badani, no run

End of over 18 (maiden) India 59/6 (301 runs required from 32 overs, RR: 3.27, RRR: 9.40)
HK Badani    1* (12b)      BA Williams    3-1-5-0
IK Pathan    0* (1b)      IJ Harvey    2-2-0-2

18.1

Harvey to Pathan, no run

18.2

Harvey to Pathan, no run

18.3

Harvey to Pathan, 1 run

18.4

Harvey to Badani, 2 runs

18.5

Harvey to Badani, SIX

18.6

Harvey to Badani, no run

End of over 19 (9 runs) India 68/6 (292 runs required from 31 overs, RR: 3.57, RRR: 9.41)
HK Badani    9* (15b 1x6)      IJ Harvey    3-2-9-2
IK Pathan    1* (4b)      BA Williams    3-1-5-0

19.1

Williams to Pathan, no run

19.2

Williams to Pathan, no run

19.3

Williams to Pathan, no run

19.4

Williams to Pathan, no run

19.5

Williams to Pathan, 1 run

19.6

Williams to Badani, 1 run

End of over 20 (2 runs) India 70/6 (290 runs required from 30 overs, RR: 3.50, RRR: 9.66)
HK Badani    10* (16b 1x6)      BA Williams    4-1-7-0
IK Pathan    2* (9b)      IJ Harvey    3-2-9-2

20.1

Harvey to Badani, 1 run

20.2

Harvey to Pathan, no run

20.3

Harvey to Pathan, FOUR

20.4

Harvey to Pathan, no run

20.5

Harvey to Pathan, no run

20.6

Harvey to Pathan, 1 no ball

20.6

Harvey to Pathan, no run

End of over 21 (6 runs) India 76/6 (284 runs required from 29 overs, RR: 3.61, RRR: 9.79)
IK Pathan    6* (15b 1x4)      IJ Harvey    4-2-15-2
HK Badani    11* (17b 1x6)      BA Williams    4-1-7-0

21.1

Williams to Badani, no run

21.2

Williams to Badani, 2 runs

21.3

Williams to Badani, no run

21.4

Williams to Badani, no run

21.5

Williams to Badani, 1 run

21.6

Williams to Pathan, no run

End of over 22 (3 runs) India 79/6 (281 runs required from 28 overs, RR: 3.59, RRR: 10.03)
IK Pathan    6* (16b 1x4)      BA Williams    5-1-10-0
HK Badani    14* (22b 1x6)      IJ Harvey    4-2-15-2

22.1

Harvey to Badani, 1 run

22.2

Harvey to Pathan, 2 runs

22.3

Harvey to Pathan, FOUR

22.4

Harvey to Pathan, FOUR

22.5

Harvey to Pathan, FOUR

22.6

Harvey to Pathan, no run

End of over 23 (15 runs) India 94/6 (266 runs required from 27 overs, RR: 4.08, RRR: 9.85)
IK Pathan    20* (21b 4x4)      IJ Harvey    5-2-30-2
HK Badani    15* (23b 1x6)      BA Williams    5-1-10-0

23.1

Lee to Badani, no run

23.2

Lee to Badani, no run

23.3

Lee to Badani, 1 wide

23.3

Lee to Badani, 2 runs

23.4

Lee to Badani, 1 run

23.5

Lee to Pathan, no run

23.6

Lee to Pathan, 1 run

End of over 24 (5 runs) India 99/6 (261 runs required from 26 overs, RR: 4.12, RRR: 10.03)
IK Pathan    21* (23b 4x4)      B Lee    7-1-26-1
HK Badani    18* (27b 1x6)      IJ Harvey    5-2-30-2

24.1

Symonds to Pathan, no run

24.2

Symonds to Pathan, OUT

HK Badani run out 18 (43m 27b 0x4 1x6) SR: 66.66

24.3

Symonds to Pathan, no run

24.4

Symonds to Pathan, 2 wides

24.4

Symonds to Kartik, no run

24.5

Symonds to Kartik, no run

24.6

Symonds to Kartik, no run

End of over 25 (2 runs) India 101/7 (259 runs required from 25 overs, RR: 4.04, RRR: 10.36)
M Kartik    0* (3b)      A Symonds    1-0-2-0
IK Pathan    21* (26b 4x4)      B Lee    7-1-26-1

25.1

Lee to Pathan, no run

25.2

Lee to Pathan, no run

25.3

Lee to Pathan, 1 wide

25.3

Lee to Pathan, no run

25.4

Lee to Pathan, FOUR

25.5

Lee to Pathan, 1 run

25.6

Lee to Kartik, 1 run

End of over 26 (7 runs) India 108/7 (252 runs required from 24 overs, RR: 4.15, RRR: 10.50)
M Kartik    1* (4b)      B Lee    8-1-33-1
IK Pathan    26* (31b 5x4)      A Symonds    1-0-2-0

26.1

Symonds to Kartik, no run

26.2

Symonds to Kartik, no run

26.3

Symonds to Kartik, no run

26.4

Symonds to Kartik, no run

26.5

Symonds to Kartik, no run

26.6

Symonds to Kartik, no run

End of over 27 (maiden) India 108/7 (252 runs required from 23 overs, RR: 4.00, RRR: 10.95)
M Kartik    1* (10b)      A Symonds    2-1-2-0
IK Pathan    26* (31b 5x4)      B Lee    8-1-33-1

27.1

Lee to Pathan, no run

27.2

Lee to Pathan, no run

27.3

Lee to Pathan, no run

27.4

Lee to Pathan, no run

27.5

Lee to Pathan, no run

27.6

Lee to Pathan, FOUR

End of over 28 (4 runs) India 112/7 (248 runs required from 22 overs, RR: 4.00, RRR: 11.27)
IK Pathan    30* (37b 6x4)      B Lee    9-1-37-1
M Kartik    1* (10b)      A Symonds    2-1-2-0

28.1

Symonds to Kartik, no run

28.2

Symonds to Kartik, 2 runs

28.3

Symonds to Kartik, no run

28.4

Symonds to Kartik, FOUR

28.5

Symonds to Kartik, 3 runs

28.6

Symonds to Pathan, no run

End of over 29 (9 runs) India 121/7 (239 runs required from 21 overs, RR: 4.17, RRR: 11.38)
IK Pathan    30* (38b 6x4)      A Symonds    3-1-11-0
M Kartik    10* (15b 1x4)      B Lee    9-1-37-1

29.1

Lee to Kartik, no run

29.2

Lee to Kartik, 1 run

29.3

Lee to Pathan, 1 no ball

29.3

Lee to Pathan, no run

29.4

Lee to Pathan, OUT

IK Pathan b Lee 30 (53m 41b 6x4 0x6) SR: 73.17

29.5

Lee to Balaji, no run

29.6

Lee to Balaji, no run

End of over 30 (2 runs) India 123/8 (237 runs required from 20 overs, RR: 4.10, RRR: 11.85)
L Balaji    0* (2b)      B Lee    10-1-39-2
M Kartik    11* (17b 1x4)      A Symonds    3-1-11-0

30.1

Gillespie to Kartik, FOUR

30.2

Gillespie to Kartik, FOUR

30.3

Gillespie to Kartik, no run

30.4

Gillespie to Kartik, 2 runs

30.5

Gillespie to Kartik, 1 run

30.6

Gillespie to Balaji, no run

End of over 31 (11 runs) India 134/8 (226 runs required from 19 overs, RR: 4.32, RRR: 11.89)
L Balaji    0* (3b)      JN Gillespie    8-1-37-2
M Kartik    22* (22b 3x4)      B Lee    10-1-39-2

31.1

Williams to Kartik, no run

31.2

Williams to Kartik, 1 run

31.3

Williams to Balaji, no run

31.4

Williams to Balaji, no run

31.5

Williams to Balaji, 1 run

31.6

Williams to Kartik, OUT

M Kartik c †Gilchrist b Williams 23 (32m 25b 3x4 0x6) SR: 92.00

End of over 32 (2 runs) India 136/9 (224 runs required from 18 overs, RR: 4.25, RRR: 12.44)
     BA Williams    6-1-12-1
L Balaji    1* (6b)      JN Gillespie    8-1-37-2

32.1

Gillespie to Balaji, no run

32.2

Gillespie to Balaji, 1 run

32.3

Gillespie to Nehra, FOUR

32.4

Gillespie to Nehra, no run

32.5

Gillespie to Nehra, FOUR

32.6

Gillespie to Nehra, SIX

End of over 33 (15 runs) India 151/9 (209 runs required from 17 overs, RR: 4.57, RRR: 12.29)
A Nehra    14* (4b 2x4 1x6)      JN Gillespie    9-1-52-2
L Balaji    2* (8b)      BA Williams    6-1-12-1

33.1

Williams to Balaji, no run

33.2

Williams to Balaji, OUT

L Balaji b Williams 2 (16m 10b 0x4 0x6) SR: 20.00

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Australia won by 208 runs
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Feb 9, 2004

Sourav Ganguly swings his bat, Australia v India, VB Series, 2nd final, Sydney, February 8, 2004

Sourav Ganguly swings his bat

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Feb 9, 2004

Irfan Pathan lets off steam, Australia v India, VB Series, 2nd final, Sydney, February 8, 2004

Irfan Pathan lets off steam

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