Commonwealth Bank Series - 1st match

Australia v India

Australia won by 65 runs (D/L method)

0.1

Kumar to Wade, 1 run, moving across the left-hander first up from a length outside leg, pushed towards extra cover and they are away with a single

0.3

Kumar to Wade, no run, much better line from PK, finishing around middle and off on a good length, tapped towards point

0.4

Kumar to Wade, no run, decent start from PK apart from that wide, around middle again on a tight length, pushed away on the off side

0.5

Kumar to Wade, no run, opens up as he sees the line is on leg, tries to work it away square, but it hits the outer side of the blade and rolls down the track

0.6

Kumar to Wade, no run, angled far across the left-hander who lets it go

Australia 3/0   MS Wade 1* (5b)

1.5

Vinay Kumar to Wade, no run, left alone outside off

1.6

Vinay Kumar to Wade, no run, nippy length delivery that bounces a tad, he cannot work it away square

Australia 4/0   MS Wade 1* (7b)

2.2

Kumar to Wade, 1 run, well done, drops it in front of square leg and sets off, a clean pick-up from the man running in might have made it close

Australia 8/0   MS Wade 2* (8b)

3.1

Vinay Kumar to Wade, 1 run, 136.4 kph from Vinay just outside off, Wade is surprised as it nips and bounces across him, jabs it away to third man

3.4

Vinay Kumar to Wade, no run, tight line this, right on middle, defended back to the bowler

3.5

Vinay Kumar to Wade, 1 run, stays in the crease, and drops the length delivery on the off side from close to the body, they are through with the run by the time point reaches the ball

Australia 11/0   MS Wade 4* (11b)

4.1

Kumar to Wade, no run, too good for Wade, angled in on a good length, he comes forward to drive, it straightens after pitching and beats him totally

4.2

Kumar to Wade, no run, pushed away on the off side

4.3

Kumar to Wade, FOUR, shot! this will reach the boundary even on this huge outfield, pitched up a tad fuller, he gets a bit of width to comes forward and go through with the big drive, and it races to the extra cover rope

4.4

Kumar to Wade, no run, defends an incoming delivery

4.5

Kumar to Wade, no run, smashed off the front foot, he went after that one, but hit it straight to extra cover

4.6

Kumar to Wade, no run, good length on middle, defended down the track

Australia 15/0   MS Wade 8* (17b 1x4)

5.6

Vinay Kumar to Wade, no run, this is probing stuff from Vinay, ending very close to off stump from over the stumps, Wade runs it to point

Australia 16/1   MS Wade 8* (18b 1x4)

6.3

Kumar to Wade, no run, excellent line, shaping across Wade from leg stump, he stays in the crease and pokes at it, beaten

6.4

Kumar to Wade, 1 run, hangs back and opens the face to run this one down to third man as it moves across him from back of a length

Australia 18/1   MS Wade 9* (20b 1x4)

7.1

Vinay Kumar to Wade, 1 run, Vinay is getting good bounce and nip, Wade stays back and runs this one to third man

Australia 19/1   MS Wade 10* (21b 1x4)

8.1

Kumar to Wade, 1 run, runs it to third man for a single

Australia 20/2   MS Wade 11* (22b 1x4)

10.1

Kumar to Wade, no run, fullish, shaping away a bit, ending around middle, pushed from the crease

10.2

Kumar to Wade, no run, no room at all, length ball on middle and leg, pushed down the track

10.3

Kumar to Wade, no run, towards leg this time, but he has no pace to work it past midwicket

10.4

Kumar to Wade, no run, comes forward and opens the face to push a fullish one to covers

10.5

Kumar to Wade, SIX, whoa, that came out of nowhere, that is huge, Wade has had enough of this nagging line from PK, he puts front foot out and clobbers a length ball high over deep midwicket

10.6

Kumar to Wade, FOUR, width, Wade cashes in, goes hard at the cut, and it flies over point for another boundary

Australia 35/2   MS Wade 21* (28b 2x4 1x6)

11.4

Kohli to Wade, 1 wide, way down the leg side to the left-hander, Dhoni does well to get a glove to it

11.4

Kohli to Wade, no run, angled across Wade who pushes to extra cover

11.5

Kohli to Wade, no run, pushed off the back foot to midwicket

11.6

Kohli to Wade, 2 runs, no pace to work with, even though he gets some width, he cannot time the shot as he looks to hammer it, gets it wide of extra cover in the end

Australia 39/2   MS Wade 23* (31b 2x4 1x6)

12.2

Raina to Wade, no run, too short from around the stumps, Wade makes room and bashes it straight to extra cover

12.3

Raina to Wade, 1 run, better delivery, pitched up around off, he comes forward and pushes to covers for one

12.5

Raina to Wade, 1 run, pushed hard off the back foot to long off

Australia 43/2   MS Wade 25* (34b 2x4 1x6)

13.1

Ashwin to Wade, no run, pushes a tossed up ball back to Ashwin, in the air for a while

13.2

Ashwin to Wade, 2 runs, turns across him from leg stump, he backs away and cuts wide of sweeper cover for a well-run two

13.3

Ashwin to Wade, no run, pushes back a length ball to Ashwin

13.4

Ashwin to Wade, no run, cramped for room with the straight delivery on middle and leg, punches it to the left of Ashwin who does well to dive and stop the single

13.5

Ashwin to Wade, 1 run, nudged to fine leg off the pad

Australia 46/2   MS Wade 28* (39b 2x4 1x6)

14.1

RG Sharma to Wade, no run, again Wade drives hard and finds extra cover

14.2

RG Sharma to Wade, 1 run, shortish and spinning across, he makes room and gets it to sweeper cover

Australia 47/2   MS Wade 29* (41b 2x4 1x6)

15.4

Ashwin to Wade, 3 runs, bounce for Ashwin from a length, but Wade plays the cut superbly past cover, stopped just inside the rope

15.6

Ashwin to Wade, 1 run, misfield, cut shot goes through Virat at point as he winces in pain

Australia 58/3   MS Wade 33* (43b 2x4 1x6)

16.1

RG Sharma to Wade, no run, tries to cut this one but it bounces too much and beats him

16.2

RG Sharma to Wade, 2 runs, Wade charges down the track, Rohit drags it short, Wade flails and an inside edge past Dhoni saves him

16.3

RG Sharma to Wade, FOUR, he got hold of this one alright, short again, on middle, he backs away, opens up and thumps it over midwicket

16.4

RG Sharma to Wade, 1 run, much fuller on leg, pushed in front of square leg

Australia 65/3   MS Wade 40* (47b 3x4 1x6)

17.1

Ashwin to Wade, no run, straightish delivery, he pushes it on the leg side with a bit of an inside edge

17.2

Ashwin to Wade, 1 run, sweeper cover is working overtime, Wade chops another cut wide of him

17.4

Ashwin to Wade, 2 runs, fired flat and wide across the left-hander, the cut is mistimed but worth a single still, Rohit's throw is wayward and allows one more

17.5

Ashwin to Wade, FOUR, smack! Wade sees this one pitch on leg and instantly bends the knee to slog-sweep it to the deep midwicket boundary

17.6

Ashwin to Wade, 1 run, that kept low, and Wade under-edged the attempted cut onto Dhoni's pads

Australia 80/3   MS Wade 48* (52b 4x4 1x6)

18.1

R Sharma to Wade, 1 run, sharp, quick one fired in on middle and leg, he gets a lot of bounce and gets a leading edge on the off side

18.6

R Sharma to Wade, no run, cannot get the cut past point

Australia 86/3   MS Wade 49* (54b 4x4 1x6)

19.4

Ashwin to Wade, 1 run, jabs away this one on the leg side, that single takes Wade to 50, I don't see Haddin playing any time soon for Australia in limited-overs at least

Australia 94/3   MS Wade 50* (55b 4x4 1x6)

20.1

R Sharma to Wade, 1 run, full delivery driven neatly off the front foot to long off

20.3

R Sharma to Wade, no run, lets a widish one go outside off

20.4

R Sharma to Wade, no run, beaten as he looks to make room for the cut, but the bounce is too much

20.5

R Sharma to Wade, 1 run, moves across and taps on the leg side for one

Australia 103/3   MS Wade 52* (59b 4x4 1x6)

21.1

Jadeja to Wade, no run, shortish one slapped away to extra cover

21.2

Jadeja to Wade, 2 runs, incredible running, the throw was loopy from deep midwicket, and they make the second comfortably in the end

21.3

Jadeja to Wade, SIX, clatter! Wade fetches a full one from outside off and hammers it over wide long on

21.4

Jadeja to Wade, 2 runs, punches past point and another couple of runs are taken, nowhere to hide in the field

21.5

Jadeja to Wade, 1 run, slapped to sweeper cover for one

Australia 116/3   MS Wade 63* (64b 4x4 2x6)

22.2

R Sharma to Wade, 2 runs, driven to wide long off for one and an overthrow gives them another

22.3

R Sharma to Wade, 2 runs, smashes the cut hard through point, sweeper cover has to get to his right really fast

22.4

R Sharma to Wade, no run, 96.9 kph and angled across outside off, beats him on the cut

22.5

R Sharma to Wade, no run, pushes a full delivery back to the bowler

22.6

R Sharma to Wade, OUT, inside-edged on to the stumps, Wade was getting beaten on the cut by the quick deliveries, he looked to open up and pull this time, the ball was not short enough, and he plays on, fantastic innings on ODI debut though

MS Wade b R Sharma 67 (92m 69b 4x4 2x6) SR: 97.10

Australia 122/4   MS Wade 67 (69b 4x4 2x6)
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Feb 5, 2012

Clint McKay celebrates the wicket of Rohit Sharma, Australia v India, CB Series, 1st ODI, Melbourne, February 5, 2012

Clint McKay celebrates the wicket of Rohit Sharma

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Feb 5, 2012

Virat Kohli works one to the leg side, Australia v India, CB Series, 1st ODI, Melbourne, February 5, 2012

Virat Kohli works one to the leg side

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