Australia tour of India, 6th ODI: India v Australia at Guwahati, Nov 8, 2009
Australia won by 6 wickets (with 49 balls remaining)
8 November 2009 (50-over match)
  India innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal V Sehwag b Johnson 6 1 4 0 1 150.00
0.4 bowled him, first real full delivery, it swings, Sehwag is caught at the crease and beaten by the inswing, and off and middle are hit. This is a similar dismissal to that in Delhi, same combination: Sehwag b Johnson. Full, swinging in, gate created, stumps pegged back 7/1
View dismissal SR Tendulkar c & b Bollinger 10 23 17 2 0 58.82
5.1 superb reflex, the little big man is gone, caught and bowled. This is not even a slower ball, 131ks, Tendulkar is early into the front-foot shot, it stops a touch on it, takes the inside half of the bat and Bollinger reacts fast to take it with both hands. This was not even bowled cross-seam, and was dragged from outside off to Bollinger 23/3
View dismissal G Gambhir b Johnson 0 1 2 0 0 0.00
0.6 oh Mitch you beauty, another off stump knocked out, full, swinging, pitching off, holding its line, Gambhir closes the bat face, looking to play it to on, and the off stump goes for a walk 7/2
View dismissal Yuvraj Singh b Bollinger 6 29 16 1 0 37.50
7.6 bowled him, freak dismissal, Yuvraj is bemused when he crosses Dhoni. Back-of-a-length delivery, hits the pad, bounces over his right shoulder, topspins, Yuvraj while trying to get his bat back in the crease gets a faint touch from the back of bat onto the stumps, the bail trickles over. Australia all over India 24/4
View dismissal MS Dhoni*† lbw b Bollinger 24 97 77 1 0 31.16
30.1 and he strikes first ball! Dhoni is not happy! This is pitched within stumps, and there is no swing, hence missing the off stump, if not by much. Dhoni is not pleased with the call, but he was gone earlier, caught behind to the same bowler, but was not given 75/6
View dismissal SK Raina c Hauritz b Johnson 0 6 5 0 0 0.00
8.6 tame dismissal, but what field placement, length ball, around middle, and Raina plays in front of his body. it stopped a touch on him, and he lobs the flick to the superbly placed short mid-on 27/5
View dismissal RA Jadeja c White b Bollinger 57 148 103 6 0 55.33
44.1 and he strikes first ball again. That's his five-for. premeditated pull, clears his front leg but it's too full and ends up lobbing a simple catch to midwicket. End of a fighting knock 149/8
View dismissal Harbhajan Singh b Bollinger 0 1 2 0 0 0.00
30.3 consecutive duck for Harbhajan, played on, India are crumbling now, back of a length, got slightly big on him, Harbhajan gets an inside edge into the middle stump 75/7
P Kumar not out 54 80 51 7 1 105.88
View dismissal A Nehra b Watson 4 16 12 0 0 33.33
47.4 Nehra, after playing sensibly for a considerable period of time, plays an ugly across-the-line-swipe as opposed to giving PK the strike. Misses, and the middle stump is hit 170/9
View dismissal MM Patel b Watson 0 1 2 0 0 0.00
47.6 Munaf plays the dab again, Watson is bang on off stump this time, and Munaf misses. India are bowled out, with PK playing well, but with two overs still to go 170/10
Extras (b 1, lb 1, w 4, nb 3) 9
  Total (all out; 48 overs) 170 (3.54 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
View wickets MG Johnson 9 1 39 3 4.33 38 4 1 (4w)
0.4 to Sehwag, bowled him, first real full delivery, it swings, Sehwag is caught at the crease and beaten by the inswing, and off and middle are hit. This is a similar dismissal to that in Delhi, same combination: Sehwag b Johnson. Full, swinging in, gate created, stumps pegged back 7/1
0.6 to Gambhir, oh Mitch you beauty, another off stump knocked out, full, swinging, pitching off, holding its line, Gambhir closes the bat face, looking to play it to on, and the off stump goes for a walk 7/2
8.6 to Raina, tame dismissal, but what field placement, length ball, around middle, and Raina plays in front of his body. it stopped a touch on him, and he lobs the flick to the superbly placed short mid-on 27/5
View wickets DE Bollinger 10 4 35 5 3.50 47 6 0 (3nb)
5.1 to Tendulkar, superb reflex, the little big man is gone, caught and bowled. This is not even a slower ball, 131ks, Tendulkar is early into the front-foot shot, it stops a touch on it, takes the inside half of the bat and Bollinger reacts fast to take it with both hands. This was not even bowled cross-seam, and was dragged from outside off to Bollinger 23/3
7.6 to Yuvraj Singh, bowled him, freak dismissal, Yuvraj is bemused when he crosses Dhoni. Back-of-a-length delivery, hits the pad, bounces over his right shoulder, topspins, Yuvraj while trying to get his bat back in the crease gets a faint touch from the back of bat onto the stumps, the bail trickles over. Australia all over India 24/4
30.1 to Dhoni, and he strikes first ball! Dhoni is not happy! This is pitched within stumps, and there is no swing, hence missing the off stump, if not by much. Dhoni is not pleased with the call, but he was gone earlier, caught behind to the same bowler, but was not given 75/6
30.3 to Harbhajan Singh, consecutive duck for Harbhajan, played on, India are crumbling now, back of a length, got slightly big on him, Harbhajan gets an inside edge into the middle stump 75/7
44.1 to Jadeja, and he strikes first ball again. That's his five-for. premeditated pull, clears his front leg but it's too full and ends up lobbing a simple catch to midwicket. End of a fighting knock 149/8
  CJ McKay 10 1 44 0 4.40 38 5 1
  NM Hauritz 9 2 19 0 2.11 40 1 0
View wickets SR Watson 8 0 27 2 3.37 26 1 0
47.4 to Nehra, Nehra, after playing sensibly for a considerable period of time, plays an ugly across-the-line-swipe as opposed to giving PK the strike. Misses, and the middle stump is hit 170/9
47.6 to Patel, Munaf plays the dab again, Watson is bang on off stump this time, and Munaf misses. India are bowled out, with PK playing well, but with two overs still to go 170/10
  AC Voges 2 0 4 0 2.00 8 0 0
  Australia innings (target: 171 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal SR Watson c Sehwag b Harbhajan Singh 49 69 49 10 0 100.00
18.6 Harbhajan gets Watto again, with the overspinner, on the slog sweep again. There has been some needling going on through the series between these two. That perhaps brought out the big shot, the bowl does;t turn in as much as he expects, and the top edge goes straight to first slip 85/2
View dismissal SE Marsh lbw b Patel 6 16 14 1 0 42.85
4.3 Munaf has got this wicket because he gets close to the stumps while bowling... pitched leg, going straight and the umpire Asoka de Silva thinks it didn't have enough angle to miss off. Marsh didn't help his case by playing across the line. Hawkeye says it would have taken the top of outside of off stump 24/1
View dismissal RT Ponting* c Raina b Harbhajan Singh 25 58 57 3 0 43.85
20.4 India are back in business with Ponting's wicket. He has been pushing forward and poking all innings long, this time it turns sharply, takes the inside edge, onto the pad, and through to leg slip. The crowd can feel it now 90/3
View dismissal CL White lbw b Raina 25 58 48 0 0 52.08
36.3 he's gone, walks across, and plays across the line, the ball turns and skids along, hitting him below the knee roll, in front of middle stump 143/4
MEK Hussey not out 35 72 62 2 0 56.45
AC Voges not out 23 19 21 4 0 109.52
Extras (b 6, lb 2, w 1) 9
  Total (4 wickets; 41.5 overs) 172 (4.11 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
  P Kumar 2 0 10 0 5.00 8 2 0
  A Nehra 3 0 21 0 7.00 10 4 0 (1w)
View wicket MM Patel 4 1 13 1 3.25 20 3 0
4.3 to Marsh, Munaf has got this wicket because he gets close to the stumps while bowling... pitched leg, going straight and the umpire Asoka de Silva thinks it didn't have enough angle to miss off. Marsh didn't help his case by playing across the line. Hawkeye says it would have taken the top of outside of off stump 24/1
  RA Jadeja 10 1 36 0 3.60 37 4 0
View wickets Harbhajan Singh 10 1 23 2 2.30 40 0 0
18.6 to Watson, Harbhajan gets Watto again, with the overspinner, on the slog sweep again. There has been some needling going on through the series between these two. That perhaps brought out the big shot, the bowl does;t turn in as much as he expects, and the top edge goes straight to first slip 85/2
20.4 to Ponting, India are back in business with Ponting's wicket. He has been pushing forward and poking all innings long, this time it turns sharply, takes the inside edge, onto the pad, and through to leg slip. The crowd can feel it now 90/3
  Yuvraj Singh 7 1 29 0 4.14 25 4 0
View wicket SK Raina 3 0 13 1 4.33 10 1 0
36.3 to White, he's gone, walks across, and plays across the line, the ball turns and skids along, hitting him below the knee roll, in front of middle stump 143/4
  V Sehwag 2 0 8 0 4.00 4 0 0
  SR Tendulkar 0.5 0 11 0 13.20 1 2 0

Match details


Toss - India, who chose to bat
Series - Australia led the 7-match series 4-2
Player of the match - DE Bollinger (Australia)
Umpires - EAR de Silva (Sri Lanka) and SK Tarapore
TV umpire - SS Hazare
Match referee - BC Broad (England)
Reserve umpire - S Ravi

Match Notes


    • India innings
    • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
    • Drinks: India - 36/5 in 15.0 overs (MS Dhoni 2, RA Jadeja 7)
    • India: 50 runs in 19.3 overs (121 balls), Extras 5
    • Drinks: India - 81/7 in 32.0 overs (RA Jadeja 25, P Kumar 4)
    • India: 100 runs in 36.5 overs (226 balls), Extras 6
    • Power Play 3: Overs 40.1 - 45.0
    • RA Jadeja: 50 off 96 balls (5 x 4)
    • 8th Wicket: 50 runs in 67 balls (RA Jadeja 27, P Kumar 24, Ex 1)
    • India: 150 runs in 44.3 overs (273 balls), Extras 7
    • P Kumar: 50 off 48 balls (7 x 4, 1 x 6)
    • Innings Break: India - 170/10 in 48.0 overs (P Kumar 54)
    • Australia innings
    • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
    • Australia: 50 runs in 11.3 overs (70 balls), Extras 1
    • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 74 balls (SR Watson 26, RT Ponting 19, Ex 6)
    • Drinks: Australia - 85/2 in 19.0 overs (RT Ponting 23)
    • Australia: 100 runs in 23.2 overs (141 balls), Extras 9
    • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 91 balls (CL White 22, MEK Hussey 27, Ex 2)
    • Australia: 150 runs in 38.3 overs (232 balls), Extras 9
    • Drinks: Australia - 158/4 in 40.0 overs (MEK Hussey 32, AC Voges 12)
 
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