13.1

Faulkner to Karthik, no run, full outside off, Karthik drives it off the front foot to mid-off

13.2

Faulkner to Karthik, no run, Karthik walks down to a good length ball outside off and flicks it to the left of mid-on

13.3

Faulkner to Karthik, no run, full outside off, Karthik drives it straight to cover

13.4

Faulkner to Karthik, 1 run, short of good length on the middle stump, Karthik works it to fine-leg for a single

13.5

Faulkner to Dhawan, no run, good length ball outside off, Dhawan defends it off the back foot

13.6

Faulkner to Dhawan, 2 runs, full and drifting towards Dhawan's pads, he flicks it on the on side for a couple of runs

India 48/4   JP Faulkner 1-0-3-0

15.1

Faulkner to Karthik, no run, back of a length just outside off and he guides it to point.

15.2

Faulkner to Karthik, no run, Good line, angling across the right-hander and swinging away. Karthik leaves it alone

15.3

Faulkner to Karthik, no run, goes down the track to this one. Its full on off stump and driven to cover

15.4

Faulkner to Karthik, FOUR, Good use of the feet. Makes it into a half volley and easily flicks it through midwicket and times it well enough to take it to the boundary

15.5

Faulkner to Karthik, no run, Faulkner answers with a slower ball. Karthik is down the track and he misses it, beaten by absence of pace

15.6

Faulkner to Karthik, no run, full and around the off stump. Defended confidently into the covers

India 55/4   JP Faulkner 2-0-7-0

17.1

Faulkner to Karthik, no run, Full and outside off. Karthik chooses to play at that and it goes off to mid-off

17.2

Faulkner to Karthik, no run, Back of a length, just outside off stump. Karthik guides it to point off the back foot and David Warner dives spectacularly to save that one

17.3

Faulkner to Karthik, 1 run, full outside off, Karthik chooses to play it and hits it out to mid-off

17.4

Faulkner to Dhoni, no run, Bangs it in, but its outside off and Dhoni drops his hands and lets it go

17.5

Faulkner to Dhoni, no run, outside off just back of a length and its left alone

17.6

Faulkner to Dhoni, no run, Fuller and he moves forward to defend it softly

India 62/5   JP Faulkner 3-0-8-0

19.1

Faulkner to Karthik, 1 run, On the front foot to that one full and around off stump. Driven to mid-off, not well timed

19.2

Faulkner to Dhoni, 1 run, Dug in, but Dhoni is quick on the back foot and hooks it down so the ball safely goes along the ground to fine leg

19.3

Faulkner to Karthik, no run, tries to steer the ball to third man but there's not enough pace and the keeper moves to his left to collect it without much trouble

19.4

Faulkner to Karthik, no run, fullish and on the stumps. he moves across and defends it to the on side

19.5

Faulkner to Karthik, 2 runs, Back of a length and bouncing up to his hips. Soft hands turns it down to fine leg and the two Indian wicketkeepers sprint across to complete a double

19.6

Faulkner to Karthik, no run, back of a length on the off stump and is confidently defended into the off side

India 74/5   JP Faulkner 4-0-12-0

34.1

Faulkner to Dhoni, 2 runs, pitching short of a length angling away from off stump. Dhoni pushes square to backward point for a couple

34.2

Faulkner to Dhoni, 2 wides, wide ball going down legside. Dhoni lets it go but Wade fumbles behind for an overthrow

34.2

Faulkner to Karthik, FOUR, short and on leg stump. Karthik waits on it before pulling to the square boundary for a well played fifty. Karthik is certainly making a case for selection here. Question to you readers is who would he replace in the current squad?

34.3

Faulkner to Karthik, no run, ball on leg stump at a good length. Karthik comes down the track, tries to flick to midwicket to no avail

34.4

Faulkner to Karthik, no run

34.5

Faulkner to Karthik, no run, short of a length on middle , Karthik gets back to cut but finds backward point

34.6

Faulkner to Karthik, 1 run, yorker length on middle, Karthik able to dig it out

India 148/5   JP Faulkner 5-0-21-0

36.1

Faulkner to Dhoni, 1 run, short of a length on middle. Dhoni waits on it before playing a lofted shot over mid-on. Not strong enough as it carries to the long-on fielder

36.2

Faulkner to Karthik, SIX, fuller on middle stump and Karthik gets forward to flick to square leg for a six

36.3

Faulkner to Karthik, no run, short of a length on middle angling away from the batsman. Karthik on the back foot to cut it but is unable to get any bat on it

36.4

Faulkner to Karthik, no run, wide and full from Faulkner. Karthik gets on his knees to try and steer square on the off side but misses

36.5

Faulkner to Karthik, FOUR, full and going down legside. Faulkner trying to get it straight here and Karthik helps it on its way to the fine leg boundary

36.6

Faulkner to Karthik, 1 no ball, slower ball on a length going past the off stump. But called a no ball straight away by the umpire as it appears that Faulkner's knee has clipped the non-striker stumps. Not a free hit though

36.6

Faulkner to Karthik, 1 run, slower ball just outside off and defended to point

India 167/5   JP Faulkner 6-0-34-0

38.1

Faulkner to Dhoni, 1 run, on a length going down middle and off. Dhoni pushes to cover for a single

38.2

Faulkner to Karthik, 1 run, full and outside off stump. Karthik forward to drive it square and is able to complete a single

38.3

Faulkner to Dhoni, 1 run, short and angling away from off stump. Dhoni nudges it to the fielder at mid-off

38.4

Faulkner to Karthik, 2 runs, on a length angling away outside off. Karthk plays with soft hands but almost inside-edges. Able to sneak two runs as it goes to fine leg

38.5

Faulkner to Karthik, FOUR, shot from Karthik! full and on middle and leg. Karthik lofts the ball over midwicket for a boundary

38.6

Faulkner to Karthik, no run, on a length going on off stump and middle. Karthik blocks it to point for none

India 180/5   JP Faulkner 7-0-43-0

44.1

Faulkner to Karthik, no run, short and wide of off stump. Karthik forward to drive it to extra-cover

44.2

Faulkner to Karthik, no run, full and outside off stump. Karthik gets on one knee to try and hit across the line to midwicket

44.3

Faulkner to Karthik, 1 run, full and outside off, Karthik squeezes it square to the off side

44.4

Faulkner to Dhoni, 1 run, full and outside off and Dhoni gets back to try and flay to the offside, but doesn't get under it well as it goes to deep extra-cover

44.5

Faulkner to Karthik, 1 run, full and outside off, Karthik hits to extra-cover for a single

44.6

Faulkner to Dhoni, 2 runs, full and outside off. Dhoni drives down the ground to long-off. Long-off misses on first instance but able to recover, preventing any additional runs

India 251/5   JP Faulkner 8-0-48-0

46.1

Faulkner to Karthik, 1 run, full and outside off. Karthik forward to push it to extra-cover

46.2

Faulkner to Dhoni, FOUR, yorker on middle and Dhoni plays his trademark helicopter shot as he powers it with a flick to the square boundary. He's a dangerous man in the closing overs.

46.3

Faulkner to Dhoni, 1 wide, Faulkner delivers this way wide down the off side. Umpire calls it wide.

46.3

Faulkner to Dhoni, OUT, full and outside off. With minimal footwork Dhoni lofts to the long-off boundary with another hopeful six but ends up finding Mitchell Johnson near the boundary. Superb rescue innings from Dhoni as India were in all sorts of trouble when he arrived to the crease.

MS Dhoni c Johnson b Faulkner 91 (77b 6x4 4x6) SR: 118.18

46.4

Faulkner to Karthik, 1 run, full ball outside off. Karthik lofts it to sweeper cover

46.5

Faulkner to Jadeja, 1 run, short on middle, seaming to the off side. Jadeja tucks it away to the leg side for a single to get off the mark. Always a good feeling for the batsman

46.6

Faulkner to Karthik, 1 run, yorker length outside off. Karthik digs it out and is able to sneak a single

India 269/6   JP Faulkner 9-0-57-1

48.1

Faulkner to Karthik, FOUR, full and outside off. Karthik gets back before hitting over extra-cover for a boundary

48.2

Faulkner to Karthik, 1 run, full and outside off. Karthik steers to third man for a single

48.3

Faulkner to Jadeja, 1 run, on a length outside off. Jadeja drives on the up to long-off

48.4

Faulkner to Karthik, FOUR, full and outside off. Karthik threads it through the gap on the offside for a boundary.

48.5

Faulkner to Karthik, no run, full and wide once again. Karthik unable to get bat on it and it carries to the keeper

48.6

Faulkner to Karthik, 1 run, full and outside off. Karthik squeezes to extra-cover for a single.

India 297/6   JP Faulkner 10-0-68-1
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Adam Voges misreads the line and is bowled, India v Australia, Champions Trophy warm-up, Cardiff, June 4, 2013

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