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)

22.1

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

22.2

Clarke to Gambhir, 1 run, slowly bowled, turning in on leg stump, calmly nudged to short fine leg

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

22.6

Clarke to Gambhir, 1 run, Gautam gets the single this time, working it away to deep square leg

India 115/2   MJ Clarke 1-0-4-0

24.1

Clarke to Gambhir, no run, turned in to the leg side off the front foot

24.2

Clarke to Gambhir, 1 run, down the track, to the pitch, and pushes for the single to long on

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

24.4

Clarke to Gambhir, 1 run, worked in to the leg side for another run

24.5

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

24.6

Clarke to Gambhir, 1 run, that's the way to go about it, yet another single, down the ground to long on, calmly done

India 123/2   MJ Clarke 2-0-9-0

27.1

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

27.2

Clarke to Gambhir, 1 run, angles across the left-hander, tapped away late towards point, deft

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

27.5

Clarke to Gambhir, 1 run, worked in front of square leg

27.6

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

India 142/2   MJ Clarke 3-0-19-0

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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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