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)
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

18.2

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

18.6

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

Australia 86/3   R Sharma 1-0-6-0
20.1

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

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

20.3

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

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   R Sharma 2-0-11-0
22.1

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

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   R Sharma 3-0-16-1
24.1

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

24.2

R Sharma to DJ Hussey, 1 run, runs the full delivery with an open face behind point, and the brothers are through immediately for the run

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

24.5

R Sharma to DJ Hussey, no run, just past the off stump, oh, was that close, flat and quick delivery, slightly short, and he shaped up to pull, but was beaten as it straightened with pace

24.6

R Sharma to DJ Hussey, 3 runs, worked square on the leg side, the throw would have tested them on the second, but instead a ricochet gets them the third

Australia 140/4   R Sharma 4-0-22-1
27.1

R Sharma to DJ Hussey, 1 run, makes room and punches through point from off stump

27.2

R Sharma to Christian, 1 run, pushes a full delivery down to long on

27.3

R Sharma to DJ Hussey, 1 run, quick and not that short, he opens up to pull it down to long on

27.4

R Sharma to Christian, 1 run, guided towards point for a single

27.5

R Sharma to DJ Hussey, 1 wide, fired down the leg side, he misses the sweep, Dhoni misses the take

27.5

R Sharma to DJ Hussey, 2 runs, worked for a couple to deep midwicket

27.6

R Sharma to DJ Hussey, 2 runs, smartly done, worked softly through vacant midwicket for two more

Australia 170/5   R Sharma 5-0-31-1
29.1

R Sharma to DJ Hussey, 1 run, sweeps from leg stump to fine leg

29.2

R Sharma to Christian, 3 runs, looks to slog-sweep over midwicket, but the inside edge races away towards the fine leg boundary, only to be stopped by Vinay with a big slide as he parries the ball to the chasing fielder

29.3

R Sharma to DJ Hussey, FOUR, down the track and blasts it straight at the umpire, who gets out of the way just in time

29.4

R Sharma to DJ Hussey, 1 run, dabbed away on the off side for a single

29.5

R Sharma to Christian, 1 run, makes room even as he keeps it full on middle and leg, inside edge behind square leg results from a big swing

29.6

R Sharma to DJ Hussey, 1 run, guided through point for one

Australia 187/5   R Sharma 6-0-42-1
31.1

R Sharma to Christian, no run, steps out but hits the full delivery back to Rahul

31.2

R Sharma to Christian, 2 runs, down the track again and works to deep midwicket for a couple

Australia 199/5   R Sharma 6.2-0-44-1
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