Australia tour of India, 6th ODI: India v Australia at Nagpur, Oct 30, 2013
India won by 6 wickets (with 3 balls remaining)
30 October 2013 - day/night match (50-over match)
11.1

Ashwin to Finch, OUT, 86 kph, length ball pitching on middle as Ashwin, who is coming round the wicket, breaches Finch's defences as he goes for an improvised flick, but fails to get bat on it. Ball castles into the stumps, and its two down now for the Australians

AJ Finch b Ashwin 20 (47m 28b 3x4 0x6) SR: 71.42

11.2

Ashwin to Bailey, no run, Bailey defends this first ball with ease through the off side

11.3

Ashwin to Bailey, no run, 84 kph, Bailey gets forward in defense to this length ball from Ashwin

11.4

Ashwin to Bailey, no run, 81 kph, Bailey prods at this one as it carries harmlessly to the off side

11.5

Ashwin to Bailey, no run, 83 kph, loopy delivery on middle which Bailey tries to work away to the leg side

11.6

Ashwin to Bailey, 1 run, 86 kph, length ball on middle and off which Bailey works away square of the wicket

Australia 46/2   R Ashwin 1-0-1-1
13.1

Ashwin to Bailey, 1 run, 85 kph, pitched on middle and turning in. Worked away to midwicket

13.2

Ashwin to Watson, no run, 89 kph, length ball again which Watson tries to work away

13.3

Ashwin to Watson, no run, 93 kph, Watson fails to find the gap on the leg side

13.4

Ashwin to Watson, 1 run, 86 kph, Watson gets down the track to clip this through to long on

13.5

Ashwin to Bailey, no run, 81 kph, pitched up in the blockhole and defended back to the bowler

13.6

Ashwin to Bailey, 1 run, 81 kph, back of a length as Watson gets deep in his crease to try and push this through midwicket

Australia 52/2   R Ashwin 2-0-4-1
15.1

Ashwin to Bailey, 1 run, 91 kph, length ball which Bailey gets on the back foot to work away

15.2

Ashwin to Watson, no run, 93 kph, pitching on middle and off as Watson gets forward to defend

15.3

Ashwin to Watson, FOUR, 90 kph, a mistimed slop from Watson, who is trying to direct this through midwicket, ends up getitng an inside edge and carrying through fine leg for a fortuitous boundary

15.4

Ashwin to Watson, 2 runs, more in control this time from Watson, but again the Indians are guilty of being complacent in the field as Jadeja, who is at deep midwicket, takes his time with the throw, affording Australia the extra run

15.5

Ashwin to Watson, no run, 91 kph, darted in on middle and leg and thudding into the upper left thigh of Watson as he goes for the short-arm pull. There is an appeal, but the umpire is having none of it

15.6

Ashwin to Watson, no run, Watson tucks this middle stump delivery to the leg side for none

Australia 66/2   R Ashwin 3-0-11-1
18.1

Ashwin to Bailey, FOUR, pushes it through wide outside off and it was flatter too, the batsman goes back and waits for it, before slapping it through backward point

18.2

Ashwin to Bailey, no run, this one turns in a touch into the batsman, who goes back and defends it to off

18.3

Ashwin to Bailey, 1 run, tossed up delivery on off, the batsman pulls out a slog sweep and whacks it firmly, but there is a fielder at deep midwicket

18.4

Ashwin to Watson, no run, on the pads, Watson flicks it straight to backward square leg

18.5

Ashwin to Watson, 1 run, he drives it firmly to midwicket where the fielder makes a good half-stop

18.6

Ashwin to Bailey, no run, he comes out of the crease but the bowlers pushes it a touch wide outside off, the batsman has to adjust late and defend

Australia 78/2   R Ashwin 4-0-17-1
20.1

Ashwin to Watson, no run, bowls a flatter delivery on the middle stump line, the batsman defends it from the crease

20.2

Ashwin to Watson, 2 runs, he flicks this one to deep midwicket and calls for a second as the fielder has to come around to cover that one

20.3

Ashwin to Watson, 2 runs, tossed up and slower, it's wide outside off, Watson goes for a slog sweep, but gets an inside edge towards deep square leg where a misfield by Yuvraj allows an extra run

20.4

Ashwin to Watson, no run, he takes a forward step and defends the flighted delivery

20.5

Ashwin to Watson, no run, this time he is beaten by a skiddy delivery outside off,Watson was looking to play it late

20.6

Ashwin to Watson, no run, tossed up and fuller outside off, the batsman takes a forward stride and defends it solidly

Australia 87/2   R Ashwin 5-0-21-1
22.1

Ashwin to Watson, 1 run, he comes out of the crease and takes it on the full to drive it down to long on

22.2

Ashwin to Bailey, FOUR, on he comes out of the crease and lofts it sweetly over mid-off with an inside out drive

22.3

Ashwin to Bailey, SIX, more good use of the feet and this one has even better result to it, it lands on the sight screen this time. Australia hit the 100 mark

22.4

Ashwin to Bailey, 1 run, he goes deep into the crease and whips it off his pads to deep square leg for a single

22.5

Ashwin to Watson, no run, he was shaping for that slap over deep midwicket, but the length was not right, so Watson checks his shot at the last moment

22.6

Ashwin to Watson, 1 wide, bowler's response is to bowl the carrom-ball, but this one is down the leg side

22.6

Ashwin to Watson, no run, another carrom-ball, this one turns a touch too, but Watson had taken a huge forward stride to defend that to the leg side

Australia 102/2   R Ashwin 6-0-34-1
27.1

Ashwin to Watson, no run, he flights this one wide down the leg side, the batsman sweeps it, but hits it straight to short fine leg

27.2

Ashwin to Watson, FOUR, here comes the gift. A short delivery - attempted carrom ball - allows the batsman enough time to whack it to deep square leg boundary

27.3

Ashwin to Watson, 1 wide, another attempted carrom ball, but this one is down the leg side and the batsman lets it go to earn his bonus

27.3

Ashwin to Watson, 1 run, quicker delivery on off, the batsman slaps it back to the bowler who makes a half stop

27.4

Ashwin to Bailey, 3 runs, he goes back and punches this towards extra cover, where Yuvraj makes a terrible attempt - allows the ball to go through his legs - and the batsmen pick up three

27.5

Ashwin to Watson, 1 run, tossed up delivery on the pads, the batsman gets down on his knee and sweeps it powerfully to fine leg

27.6

Ashwin to Bailey, 1 run, he goes on the back foot to a flatter delivery and nudges it fine on the leg side for a single

Australia 154/2   R Ashwin 7-0-45-1
35.1

Ashwin to Bailey, 1 run, tosses it up on the stumps, the batsman drives it to long on

35.2

Ashwin to Maxwell, 1 run, slower and on the pads, the batsman has to wait before nudging it to deep backward square leg

35.3

Ashwin to Bailey, 1 run, on the leg stump line again, the batsman clips it to deep backward square leg

35.4

Ashwin to Maxwell, FOUR, he doesn't wait, it's the reverse sweep taking the ball from well outside leg to hit it through backward point

35.5

Ashwin to Maxwell, FOUR, oh this one is even better! Ashwin fires it full on off and the batsman flicks it over the short third man fielder

35.6

Ashwin to Maxwell, OUT, excellent catch in the deep by bhuvneshwar! Ashwin had changed the line to off, but that wasn't going to make much difference for Maxwell. He went deep in the crease spotting the shortness of length and swung his hammer aiming for the deep midwicket stand. But Bhuvneshwar keeps his composure at the boundary pulling off a well-judged one catch. He punches the air. Ashwin takes a gasp..

GJ Maxwell c Kumar b Ashwin 9 (5m 6b 2x4 0x6) SR: 150.00

Australia 224/4   R Ashwin 8-0-56-2
37.1

Ashwin to Bailey, no run, 88 kph, pitched on middle with the ball turning in sharply. Hits the front pad as Ashwin goes up for the appeal. This looks like it may have just missing, if not clipping leg stump

37.2

Ashwin to Bailey, 1 run, flighted in on middle which is defended carefully by the batsman

37.3

Ashwin to Voges, 1 run, flighted just outside off and turned to mid on for a single

37.4

Ashwin to Bailey, 2 runs, length ball on middle as Bailey is able to tuck it away to midwicket and runs hard enough for the pair to complete two

37.5

Ashwin to Bailey, no run, length ball on middle and defended back to the bowler

37.6

Ashwin to Bailey, no run, pitched on middle and leg which Bailey defends resolutely

Australia 234/4   R Ashwin 9-0-60-2
39.1

Ashwin to Voges, no run, 84 kph, Voges gets forward to defend this length ball outside off

39.2

Ashwin to Voges, no run, 83 kph, Voges tries to tuck this away to the leg side for one, but Ashwin dives to stop the extra

39.3

Ashwin to Voges, no run, once again defended to the leg side without too much fuss

39.4

Ashwin to Voges, 1 run, shorter this time as Voges gets back to pull this through midwicket

39.5

Ashwin to Bailey, no run, pitched up just outside off as Bailey hits this back at the bowler

39.6

Ashwin to Bailey, 3 runs, pitched just outside off as Bailey drives this through extra-cover, with the fielders slow after the ball. The pair are able to scamper three runs without too much trouble. Bailey now on 99

Australia 251/4   R Ashwin 10-0-64-2
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