West Indies tour of India, 5th ODI: India v West Indies at Chennai, Dec 11, 2011
India won by 34 runs
11 December 2011 - day/night match (50-over match)
0.1

Roach to Gambhir, 1 run, aha, slowness already. Gambhir is looking to dab it for a single, but the ball arives late and takes the inside edge. It hits the pad, and they still take the single even as the ball doesn't even roll off the pitch

0.6

Roach to Gambhir, no run, short of a length, angling across, pushed to point

India 2/2   G Gambhir 1* (2b)
1.6

Russell to Gambhir, no run, length ball, angling into the pads, flicked away, but can't beat square leg

India 7/2   G Gambhir 1* (3b)
2.2

Roach to Gambhir, 1 run, short of a length, angling away, steered away to third man for one

2.5

Roach to Gambhir, no run, digs this half way, gets it to bounce only rib high. Well down the leg side, beating his attempt at a weakish shot. Not called a wide because Tony Hill thinks it has touched the arm sleeve on the way

2.6

Roach to Gambhir, 1 run, short of a length, into the body, tucked away for a single past square leg

India 11/2   G Gambhir 3* (6b)
3.1

Russell to Gambhir, 1 run, worked away off the pads for a single

3.3

Russell to Gambhir, no run, looks to drive, away from the body, can't do so on such a slow pitch. Ends up pushing this to cover

3.4

Russell to Gambhir, 1 run, slower ball, too full, pushed for an easy single into the covers

India 14/2   G Gambhir 5* (9b)
4.1

Roach to Gambhir, 1 run, short of a length, on the pads, tucked away for an easy single

4.3

Roach to Gambhir, no run, length ball, around off, pushed to cover, no single available

4.4

Roach to Gambhir, no run, appeal for lbw as this length ball hits him in front of stumps. Since there is no swing, this can't have pitched inside the line of the stumps

4.5

Roach to Gambhir, no run, short of a length, on the pads, can't beat the man at square leg

4.6

Roach to Gambhir, (no ball) 2 runs, beats square leg this time, and gets a couple of runs. What's more, this is a no-ball

4.6

Roach to Gambhir, no run, slower ball, and Gambhir doesn't even get a touch on it because this has scooted along the ground. Bounces three times before reaching the keeper

India 19/2   G Gambhir 8* (15b)
5.3

Russell to Gambhir, 1 run, short of a length, outside off, dabs it for a single behind square

5.6

Russell to Gambhir, 1 run, tapped away past backward point for another single

India 23/2   G Gambhir 10* (17b)
6.1

Roach to Gambhir, FOUR, first four for Gambhir, second of the innings. It's a length ball outside off, he stays in the crease, and drives it between cover and extra cover

6.2

Roach to Gambhir, FOUR, speaking of value for shots, this one gets some value because of the pace on it. It's a full toss outside off, takes the outside edge, bounces between the stumps and keeper, and beats Ramdin to his left

6.3

Roach to Gambhir, no run, length ball outside off, driven to cover

6.4

Roach to Gambhir, (no ball) 1 run, full, near yorker, into the pads, Gambhir digs it out for a single. Second no-ball from Roach

India 33/2   G Gambhir 19* (21b 2x4)
8.1

Roach to Gambhir, no run, length ball on off, driven to short cover

8.2

Roach to Gambhir, 1 run, short of a length, angled across him, dabbed to third man for a single

8.5

Roach to Gambhir, no run, walks down to this length ball, and is still early into the drive, and gets an inside edge onto the pad

8.6

Roach to Gambhir, no run, looks to dab this behind square but the ball stays low, and he can't get it off the pitch

India 46/2   G Gambhir 20* (25b 2x4)
10.5

Sammy to Gambhir, 1 run, shimmies down the track and heaves it into the leg side for a single

India 51/2   G Gambhir 21* (26b 2x4)
11.2

Narine to Gambhir, no run, short of a length, offbreak, defended outside off

11.3

Narine to Gambhir, no run, pitched outside leg, turning towards the stumps, worked to midwicket

11.4

Narine to Gambhir, 1 run, picked away off the pads for a single

11.6

Narine to Gambhir, 1 run, outside leg again, turning towards the stumps, played fine for a single

India 56/2   G Gambhir 23* (30b 2x4)
12.1

Sammy to Gambhir, 1 run, tucked away off the pads for a single

12.3

Sammy to Gambhir, no run, length ball, pitched outside leg, Gambhir plants the front foot down and tries the heave, but is beaten

12.4

Sammy to Gambhir, 1 run, short of a length, just outside off, opens the face on this for a single

India 59/2   G Gambhir 25* (33b 2x4)
13.3

Narine to Gambhir, 1 run, shortish, turning away, punched to deep cover for one

India 66/2   G Gambhir 26* (34b 2x4)
14.1

Sammy to Gambhir, 1 run, angling into the pads, worked away for a single

14.6

Sammy to Gambhir, 1 run, slower ball, on a length, outside off, driven to deep point for one

India 73/2   G Gambhir 28* (36b 2x4)
15.1

Narine to Gambhir, no run, short of a good length outside off, turns away sharply, guided towards point

15.2

Narine to Gambhir, 1 run, shortish outside leg, turns in, worked away in front of square for a single

India 74/2   G Gambhir 29* (38b 2x4)
17.2

Samuels to Gambhir, 1 run, angling on middle from round the wicket, drove it inside out towards deep cover for one more

17.5

Samuels to Gambhir, 1 run, stepped out of the crease, took it off a length and drove it hard past extra cover into the deep for a couple of runs

India 80/2   G Gambhir 31* (40b 2x4)
18.6

Martin to Gambhir, OUT, that looked out, bowled it flat and it was quicker through the air and went straight on, landed on middle, kept a touch low as well, Gambhir got across and tried to work it square but missed, trapped right in front, no doubt about that at all

G Gambhir lbw b Martin 31 (73m 41b 2x4 0x6) SR: 75.60

India 84/3   G Gambhir 31 (41b 2x4)
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