ICC Cricket World Cup, 2010/11 / Commentary

ICC Cricket World Cup - 2nd quarter final

India v Australia

India won by 5 wickets (with 14 balls remaining)

33.4

Khan to White, 1 run, punched off the back foot into covers

Australia 151/4   CL White 1* (1b)

34.2

Harbhajan Singh to White, 1 run, White goes for the cute paddle to a ball tossed up outside off stump, gets it in the air, almost carried to the diving man at short leg

Australia 154/4   CL White 2* (2b)

35.1

Kohli to White, 1 run, wobbles a bit in the air, goes full outside off stump, and is driven off the front foot to long off

35.3

Kohli to White, no run

35.4

Kohli to White, 2 runs, eased in to the gap through covers and wide of sweeper cover. who does well to dive to his right and save some runs

35.5

Kohli to White, 1 run

Australia 163/4   CL White 6* (6b)

36.3

Yuvraj Singh to White, no run, tossed up outside off stump, he gets it off the inner half to Yuvraj

36.4

Yuvraj Singh to White, no run, goes forward and pushes this one to silly point

36.5

Yuvraj Singh to White, 1 run, goes for the paddle again, doesn't come off cleanly, gets it towards square leg

Australia 166/4   CL White 7* (9b)

37.1

Ashwin to White, no run, White is all at sea, tries the sweep from miles outside off, this one does not turn much, and he is beaten

37.2

Ashwin to White, no run, pushed down the track to Ashwin who is some discomfort but fields it cleanly in the end

37.3

Ashwin to White, no run, umpire Erasmus was unmoved even as the entire stadium went up in appeal for the catch, White went for the sweep,seemed to get it off the glove for the ball to loop in the air to Dhoni on the leg side, India went for the review, and it shows that the ball came off the forearm

37.4

Ashwin to White, 1 run, pushed in to the leg side for a single this time

37.6

Ashwin to White, 1 run, driven to long on now, singles available all around

Australia 169/4   CL White 9* (14b)

38.1

Yuvraj Singh to White, no run, stretches forward to push at a widish delivery, silly point does well to stop it

38.2

Yuvraj Singh to White, no run, he continues to struggle with the sweep, gets it off the pads, on the bounce to slip

38.3

Yuvraj Singh to White, 1 run, looks to launch this one out of the ground, comes down the track, but in the form he is in, he is lucky to get it along the ground to long on

Australia 170/4   CL White 10* (17b)

39.1

Patel to White, no run, opens him up a tad with a one that straightens off a length on the stumps, off a thick edge towards point

39.2

Patel to White, 1 run, takes a step towards the ball and shows the full face to pick a single to long on

Australia 181/4   CL White 11* (19b)

40.1

Tendulkar to White, no run, tosses the leg break up around middle and off, it is pushed with the turn to extra cover

40.2

Tendulkar to White, 1 run, touch short, and on leg stump, whipped away easily through square leg

Australia 186/4   CL White 12* (21b)

41.2

Khan to White, OUT, and the man has struck again, 127.6 kph length delivery that seemed to stop on him from round the stumps, he had a feeble push at it for Zaheer to take the dolly as it looped back to him, he throws it in the air and takes off on a run, White's horror run continues

CL White c & b Khan 12 (36m 22b 0x4 0x6) SR: 54.54

Australia 190/5   CL White 12 (22b)

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Mar 24, 2011

Sachin Tendulkar gestures to Ricky Ponting as Virender Sehwag looks on, India v Australia, 2nd quarter-final, World Cup, Ahmedabad, March 24, 2011

Sachin Tendulkar gestures to Ricky Ponting as Virender Sehwag looks on

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Mar 24, 2011

Brett Lee suffers a cut above his eye while fielding, India v Australia, 2nd quarter-final, Ahmedabad, World Cup 2011, March 24, 2011

Brett Lee suffers a cut above his eye while fielding

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