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

55.4

Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, White gets on the front foot defends his first ball

55.5

Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, A repeat of the previous ball, Harbhajan is flighting his deliveries now and getting it to land on a great length just outside off

55.6

Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, plays it to silly point

Australia 146/6   CL White 0* (3b)

57.1

Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, more flight from Harbhajan, White defends off the front foot

57.2

Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, similar delivery and the man at short leg is having to do some work as the batsmen keep defending

57.3

Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, defence, to the slip this time

57.4

Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, fuller ball, on off and middle, White tries to work it away toward square leg, but doesn't quite get hold of it

57.5

Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, patted to the leg side this time

57.6

Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, Watson punches it to cover, can't the pierce the field

Australia 154/6   CL White 0* (9b)

58.5

Mishra to White, no run, full delivery, getting good dip, White works it away to backward point

58.6

Mishra to White, 1 run, gets the outside edge as White looks to defend on the front foot, ball runs away to short third man

Australia 156/6   CL White 1* (11b)

59.1

Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, White smothers the ball with his front-foot defence

59.2

Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, tapped to the short leg fielder this time

59.3

Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, Batsmen are being kept quiet here. Watson pushes it to the leg side. You can feel the pressure building

59.4

Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, this time he pats it to silly point

59.5

Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, blocked back to the bowler

59.6

Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, Leg-stump line but White doesn't go for a big shot. He pushes it towards mid-on

Australia 156/6   CL White 1* (17b)

61.1

Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, on middle and leg, White defends it back to the bowler

61.2

Harbhajan Singh to White, 1 run, more flight this time, White drives and it was a bit uppish but wide to the bowler's right

61.5

Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, More flighted stuff from Harbhajan, and more front-foot defence from White

61.6

Harbhajan Singh to White, 1 run, on middle and leg, White nurdles it past midwicket for a single to retain the strike

Australia 165/6   CL White 3* (21b)

62.1

Mishra to White, 2 runs, on a length, pitched just outside off, White plays it with soft hands to cover, batsmen go for a quick single, Sehwag attempts to throw stumps down at the batsman's end but misses and concedes an overthrow

62.2

Mishra to White, OUT, Got him! The googly does the trick for Mishra again. Australia are crumbling here. Flighted delivery, pitching on off, White is totally deceived and the ball goes through the gap between bat and pad and knocks back the leg stump

CL White b Mishra 5 (26m 23b 0x4 0x6) SR: 21.73

Australia 167/7   CL White 5 (23b)
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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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