ICC Cricket World Cup, 2nd Quarter-Final: India v Australia at Ahmedabad, Mar 24, 2011
ICC Cricket World Cup - 2nd quarter final
India won by 5 wickets (with 14 balls remaining)
24 March 2011 - day/night match (50-over match)
18.2

Tait to Kohli, no run, right forward in defence to the length ball outside off

18.3

Tait to Kohli, no run, this one zooms in for Kohli's throat, he has to hurry out of harm;s way, got in to some tangle but managed to back away in the end

18.4

Tait to Kohli, 1 run, gets off the mark with a flick to fine leg off the pads

18.6

Tait to Kohli, 1 run, another one on the pads at 148.7 kph, Kohli shuffles and whips it away to Mitch at fine leg

India 98/2   V Kohli 2* (4b)
19.1

Krejza to Kohli, 1 run, Krejza is yet to find the proper length on this track, another shortish one is whipped away through midwicket

19.3

Krejza to Kohli, no run, worked away in front of midwicket, cannot get the single

19.4

Krejza to Kohli, 1 run, turning on leg stump, whipped away to fine leg

19.6

Krejza to Kohli, no run, big turn and bounce for Krejza, Kohli wanted to whip it away on the leg side, but got it off the inside edge on to pad, Haddin was late in getting around to try and take it, Krejza was all excited

India 102/2   V Kohli 4* (8b)
20.2

Tait to Kohli, no run, cuts in from some way outside off stump, left alone

20.3

Tait to Kohli, 1 run, targets him with the 148.4 kph bouncer, Kohli gets outside the line and fends it away backward of square leg, tackled it well

20.5

Tait to Kohli, 1 run, whips a back of a length ball wide of mid on and the single is on

India 106/2   V Kohli 6* (11b)
21.1

Krejza to Kohli, 1 run, turns in to Kohli who makes room outside leg and works it backward of square

21.3

Krejza to Kohli, no run, gets well forward and works a fuller one with the turn to midwicket

21.4

Krejza to Kohli, no run, has him go for the whiplash drive to a flighted one outside off stump, off the inner half down the track

21.5

Krejza to Kohli, no run, and again, Kohli is going for his trademark cover drive against the turn, cannot beat the infield though

21.6

Krejza to Kohli, 1 run, a touch short again, turns towards the leg side and he goes back to work it behind square

India 111/2   V Kohli 8* (16b)
22.1

Clarke to Kohli, 1 run, punched off the back foot, Ponting lets it slip through his fingers at extra cover

22.3

Clarke to Kohli, no run, flatter and pushed out in to the off side

22.4

Clarke to Kohli, no run, goes reaching out at one that turns from outside off and gets an edge in the air but no damage done

22.5

Clarke to Kohli, 1 run, fuller one and he eases it down to long on

India 114/2   V Kohli 10* (20b)
23.3

Krejza to Kohli, no run, he is looking to constantly drive the fuller one, mistimes it again

23.4

Krejza to Kohli, 1 run, almost holes out to deep midwicket, launches in to the big pull but it falls short

India 117/2   V Kohli 11* (22b)
24.3

Clarke to Kohli, 1 run, Kohli with that whiplash of a drive, gets it off the middle and it screams away to sweeper cover

24.5

Clarke to Kohli, 1 run, now he works it away through square leg

India 122/2   V Kohli 13* (24b)
25.3

Krejza to Kohli, 1 run, this time Kohli gets the single, no risk at all

India 127/2   V Kohli 14* (25b)
26.1

DJ Hussey to Kohli, 1 run, swats a shortish one down to long on off the back foot

26.3

DJ Hussey to Kohli, no run, goes for a forcing shot, but mistimes it to the bowler

26.4

DJ Hussey to Kohli, 1 run, fuller this time, and he bashes it in the air, Gambhir ducks underneath the missile as it flies at him, goes towards long on

India 132/2   V Kohli 16* (28b)
27.1

Clarke to Kohli, 1 run, loopy full toss, Kohli misses out, slaps it away right to sweeper cover

27.3

Clarke to Kohli, FOUR, finally Kohli gets some reward for those meaty whiplash drives, drives with the turn past extra cover, no chance for sweeper cover

27.4

Clarke to Kohli, 1 run, bowler and keeper interested as they think there might be some pad, this one was guided fine on the off side

27.6

Clarke to Kohli, 2 runs, whipped away off the back foot in front of square leg

India 142/2   V Kohli 24* (32b 1x4)
28.3

DJ Hussey to Kohli, OUT, Kohli has thrown it away totally against the run of play, full toss on the stumps, he threw his bat wildly at it, but only found the man at midwicket, David cannot believe it, he is smiling wildly, Virat is disappointed but he has to go

V Kohli c Clarke b DJ Hussey 24 (38m 33b 1x4 0x6) SR: 72.72

India 143/3   V Kohli 24 (33b 1x4)
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