Commonwealth Bank Series - 1st match

Australia v India

Australia won by 65 runs (D/L method)

14.5

RG Sharma to MEK Hussey, no run, pushes a flighted ball to extra cover

14.6

RG Sharma to MEK Hussey, 1 run, guides a flat delivery to sweeper cover

Australia 50/3   MEK Hussey 1* (2b)

15.1

Ashwin to MEK Hussey, no run, tight line on the stumps, pushed back to the bowler

15.2

Ashwin to MEK Hussey, 2 runs, flighted offbreak spins away outside off, he stays in the crease and cuts behind point

15.3

Ashwin to MEK Hussey, 1 run, worked towards midwicket and Hussey charges across for the run

15.5

Ashwin to MEK Hussey, 1 run, ending on middle from a good length, he moves well across and nudges behind square leg

Australia 57/3   MEK Hussey 5* (6b)

16.5

RG Sharma to MEK Hussey, 2 runs, not short enough but Hussey has time to pull it through midwicket

16.6

RG Sharma to MEK Hussey, FOUR, Hussey gets another one away, the line is on leg and he is down on a knee in a flash to sweep it to the deep square leg boundary

Australia 71/3   MEK Hussey 11* (8b 1x4)

17.3

Ashwin to MEK Hussey, 1 run, moves across to a flighted ball and works it to fine leg

Australia 73/3   MEK Hussey 12* (9b 1x4)

18.2

R Sharma to MEK Hussey, 2 runs, and this full delivery grazes the outside edge and goes between Dhoni and the wide slip

18.3

R Sharma to MEK Hussey, 2 runs, flat delivery cut through point for a couple

18.4

R Sharma to MEK Hussey, no run, beats him outside off with a quick one that goes across with the angle

18.5

R Sharma to MEK Hussey, 1 run, worked towards vacant midwicket, Dhoni immediately goes 'bhaag jaa (run), Rahul' as the bowler bounds after it awkwardly, the fielder comes in from the deep to keep them to one, Wade has to dive back

Australia 86/3   MEK Hussey 17* (13b 1x4)

19.1

Ashwin to MEK Hussey, FOUR, swept fine on the leg side

19.2

Ashwin to MEK Hussey, 2 runs, too wide and too short, he reaches out to slap it away, and they scamper back for the second

19.3

Ashwin to MEK Hussey, 1 run, short-arm jabs a length ball through midwicket

19.5

Ashwin to MEK Hussey, FOUR, Hussey latches onto the sweep, from outside off stump, and times it superbly behind square leg, no chance for fine leg

19.6

Ashwin to MEK Hussey, 2 runs, shot! this is smart hitting from Hussey, he is picking the gaps all the time, short-arm pulls a quickish length ball through midwicket now

Australia 100/3   MEK Hussey 30* (18b 3x4)

20.2

R Sharma to MEK Hussey, 1 run, busy again from Hussey, pushes softly in front of extra cover and another run is taken easily

20.6

R Sharma to MEK Hussey, 2 runs, lots of width, the cut is on, and hard running gives them two more, this is a fantastic partnership, just what Australia needed on resumption

Australia 105/3   MEK Hussey 33* (20b 3x4)

21.6

Jadeja to MEK Hussey, 1 run, whipped from outside off to deep midwicket

Australia 117/3   MEK Hussey 34* (21b 3x4)

22.1

R Sharma to MEK Hussey, 1 run, worked off the front foot through midwicket

Australia 118/3   MEK Hussey 35* (22b 3x4)

23.1

Jadeja to MEK Hussey, 1 run, worked behind square leg

23.3

Jadeja to MEK Hussey, 1 run, worked with the spin through square leg

23.5

Jadeja to MEK Hussey, FOUR, low full toss, Michael Hussey is not going to miss out, bends the knee and lifts it over midwicket

23.6

Jadeja to MEK Hussey, 1 run, worked to deep midwicket

Australia 134/4   MEK Hussey 42* (26b 4x4)

24.1

R Sharma to MEK Hussey, 1 run, remains in the crease and cuts a length ball to point

24.3

R Sharma to MEK Hussey, no run, pushed back to the bowler

24.4

R Sharma to MEK Hussey, 1 run, drives an angled delivery to long off

Australia 137/4   MEK Hussey 44* (29b 4x4)

25.4

Ashwin to MEK Hussey, no run, appeal for lbw as he is struck in front of leg stump, but that pitched outside leg

25.5

Ashwin to MEK Hussey, 1 run, guided behind point from the crease

Australia 152/4   MEK Hussey 45* (31b 4x4)

26.1

Vinay Kumar to MEK Hussey, OUT, not the best delivery he has bowled today, way too short outside off, but Michael Hussey has shovelled the pull straight to deep square leg, he's given the run-rate a serious boost though

MEK Hussey c Kohli b Vinay Kumar 45 (45m 32b 4x4 0x6) SR: 140.62

Australia 154/5   MEK Hussey 45 (32b 4x4)
Tournament Results
Australia v Sri Lanka at Adelaide - Mar 8, 2012
Australia won by 16 runs
Australia v Sri Lanka at Adelaide - Mar 6, 2012
Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets (with 34 balls remaining)
Australia v Sri Lanka at Brisbane - Mar 4, 2012
Australia won by 15 runs
Australia v Sri Lanka at Melbourne - Mar 2, 2012
Sri Lanka won by 9 runs
India v Sri Lanka at Hobart - Feb 28, 2012
India won by 7 wickets (with 80 balls remaining)
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Photos

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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