Commonwealth Bank Series, 1st Match: Australia v India at Melbourne, Feb 5, 2012
Australia won by 65 runs (D/L method)
5 February 2012 - day/night match (50-over match)
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

0.2

Kumar to Warner, 1 wide, straight and very wide down leg

0.2

Kumar to Warner, 1 run, ending on leg stump after pitching outside it, tucked easily towards square leg

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   P Kumar 1-0-3-0
2.1

Kumar to Warner, 3 runs, Warner gets some width and flashes at it, sending it scurrying past extra cover, long boundaries here, and it is eventually pulled back after what seems an eternity

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

2.3

Kumar to Warner, no run, good delivery, just outside off stump on a length, Warner hangs his bat inside the line and is beaten

2.4

Kumar to Warner, no run, this one nipped back in sharply from outside off, Warner was pushing forward and takes it high on the thigh pad off an inside edge

2.5

Kumar to Warner, no run, back and across as he looks to work on the leg side but ends up nudging to midwicket

2.6

Kumar to Warner, no run, left alone outside off

Australia 8/0   P Kumar 2-0-7-0
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   P Kumar 3-0-11-0
6.1

Kumar to Ponting, no run, hangs in the air on a good length and comes back in sharply, but starts too far outside off and is left alone comfortably

6.2

Kumar to Ponting, 1 run, sends it full on the pads, and Ponting flicks eagerly down to fine leg

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

6.5

Kumar to Ponting, no run, pushed back to the bowler

6.6

Kumar to Ponting, no run, moving away a tad outside off, pushed towards cover

Australia 18/1   P Kumar 4-0-13-0
8.1

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

8.2

Kumar to Clarke, no run, moves forward and nudges the length ball to short midwicket

8.3

Kumar to Clarke, no run, worked off the pad but there is square leg in place

8.4

Kumar to Clarke, 2 runs, this time Clarke gets it past midwicket with a work off leg stump

8.5

Kumar to Clarke, no run, huge appeal for leg-before, looked like an inside edge, else he was gone, yes, replays show a big inside edge, the ball came in quickly from a good length, and Clarke pushed well in front away from the body

8.6

Kumar to Clarke, 1 run, nudged behind square leg

Australia 23/2   P Kumar 5-0-17-0
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   P Kumar 6-0-27-0
30.1

Kumar to DJ Hussey, FOUR, low full toss way down the leg side and he helps it past short fine

30.2

Kumar to DJ Hussey, 1 leg bye, similar delivery, not as much down leg as the previous one, and he is hit on the boot as he misses

30.3

Kumar to Christian, 1 run, slower length ball now, he adjusts his swing to work it towards square leg

30.4

Kumar to DJ Hussey, 2 runs, dropped, good attempt by Rohit at deep midwicket, it was a leading edge off a low full toss, it looped in the air and Rohit grabbed it with both hands as he put in the dive, but it popped out as he hit the ground

30.5

Kumar to DJ Hussey, 1 leg bye

30.6

Kumar to Christian, 1 run, swung to fine leg, who has gone back to the boundary

Australia 197/5   P Kumar 7-0-35-0
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