Australia tour of India, 2008/09 / Commentary

Border-Gavaskar Trophy - 2nd Test

India v Australia

India won by 320 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100  | Overs 101-150

90.2

Harbhajan Singh to Johnson, no run, fires in a flat delivery, 108 kmph, Johnson gets on the front foot and defends

90.3

Harbhajan Singh to Johnson, no run, tossed up this time, pitching on middle and Johnson blocks it off the front foot

90.4

Harbhajan Singh to Johnson, no run, slightly overpitched, not much turn on that one, Johnson taps it back to the bowler

90.5

Harbhajan Singh to Johnson, no run, flighted delivery, Johnson is beaten as that one held it line after pitching on middle

90.6

Harbhajan Singh to Johnson, no run, Johnson shows the full face of the bat as he blocks it

Australia 240/8   MG Johnson 0* (5b)

91.3

Mishra to Johnson, 2 runs, down the leg side to the left hander, who glances it for a couple

91.4

Mishra to Johnson, no run, flighted delivery, pitching outside off, well left by Johnson

91.5

Mishra to Johnson, no run, defended solidly by Johnson

91.6

Mishra to Johnson, no run, more defence, this time to the leg side

Australia 243/8   MG Johnson 2* (9b)

93.1

Mishra to Johnson, no run, round the wicket to the left hander, spins inwards as he shoulders arms

93.2

Mishra to Johnson, no run, flighted outside off, he gets well forward and defends

93.3

Mishra to Johnson, no run, flighted on off and middle, he gets forward and defends

93.4

Mishra to Johnson, no run, tossed on middle, he gets forward on the walk and pushes it to midwicket

93.5

Mishra to Johnson, no run, comes over the wicket, gives it more air, he pushes it to mid-on

93.6

Mishra to Johnson, no run, slower through the air, he gets well forward and smothers the spin

Australia 249/8   MG Johnson 2* (15b)

94.3

Harbhajan Singh to Johnson, 1 run, flatter through the air, he opens the face of the bat and glides it to short third man and takes a quick single

94.6

Harbhajan Singh to Johnson, no run, comes round the wicket, the ball just goes through straight to Dhoni, Watson has the strike

Australia 252/8   MG Johnson 3* (17b)

95.4

Mishra to Johnson, no run, flighted on middle and off, he gets wel forward and defends

95.5

Mishra to Johnson, no run, stays a bit on the backfoot, waits for the turn and tucks it to the on side

95.6

Mishra to Johnson, no run, this one beats him, the wrong 'un, pokes his bat out to defend

Australia 253/8   MG Johnson 3* (20b)

97.1

Mishra to Johnson, no run, flighted outside off, driven to the off side

97.2

Mishra to Johnson, no run, flighted outside off, he drives firmly to the covers

97.3

Mishra to Johnson, no run, comes round the wicket, lands on a full length on middle and off, he defends

97.4

Mishra to Johnson, no run, not much turn, he closes the face of the bat as he defends

97.5

Mishra to Johnson, no run, flighted outside off, defended uppishly to the silly point region

97.6

Mishra to Johnson, no run, short and wide outside off, he waits on it, rocks back and cuts hard and strikes Laxman flush on the shin

Australia 257/8   MG Johnson 3* (26b)

100.1

Harbhajan Singh to Johnson, no run, flighted outside off, he gets forward and defends to the off side

100.2

Harbhajan Singh to Johnson, no run, slower through the air, goes through straight and beats the bat

100.3

Harbhajan Singh to Johnson, no run, flighted outside off, gets forward and smothers the turn

100.4

Harbhajan Singh to Johnson, no run, Johnson shoulders arms outside off, the ball goes through straight

100.5

Harbhajan Singh to Johnson, SIX, into the crowd! Harbhajan tempts him with flight and he obliges by waltzing down the track and banging it over the region of long-on

100.6

Harbhajan Singh to Johnson, no run, shuffles across his stumps and turns it to the on side

Australia 268/9   MG Johnson 9* (32b 1x6)
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Oct 21, 2008

Sachin Tendulkar takes photos after the victory, India v Australia, 2nd Test, Mohali, 5th day, October 21, 2008

Sachin Tendulkar takes photos after the victory

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Oct 21, 2008

Ricky Ponting and Sourav Ganguly watch the post-match presentations, India v Australia, 2nd Test, Mohali, 5th day, October 21, 2008

Ricky Ponting and Sourav Ganguly watch the post-match presentations

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