Australia tour of India, 2nd Test: India v Australia at Mohali, Oct 17-21, 2008
India won by 320 runs
17,18,19,20,21 October 2008 (5-day match)
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0.4

Khan to Ponting, no run, full on the pads and Ponting lunges forward and works it down to mid-on

0.5

Khan to Ponting, no run, pitches outside off and gets a bit of lateral movement, Ponting lets it go

0.6

Khan to Ponting, no run, Ponting commits to the front foot and pushes a full away swinging delivery towards point

Australia 0/1   RT Ponting 0* (3b)
1.4

Sharma to Ponting, no run, bit of a wasted delivery, sprays that wide outside the off stump and Ponting watchfully lets it go

1.5

Sharma to Ponting, no run, 84.7 mph, full and swinging away from the right hander, he plants his front foot across and drives straight to cover

1.6

Sharma to Ponting, no run, 83.5 mph, pitches on a good length outside off, the ball holds its line before reaching Dhoni

Australia 5/1   RT Ponting 0* (6b)
2.4

Khan to Ponting, no run, gets it to curve in sharply with the angle, he tries to tuck it away but finds midwicket

2.5

Khan to Ponting, no run, offers the full face of the bat and drives a full delivery firmly back to the bowler, eye contact between Zaheer and Ponting follows

2.6

Khan to Ponting, no run, hits a good length outside off, he lunges forward and pushes it to the off side

Australia 8/1   RT Ponting 0* (9b)
4.1

Khan to Ponting, no run, bangs it in short down the leg side, Ponting withdraws from the shot

4.2

Khan to Ponting, no run, makes him play this time by drifting it in on the stumps, he gets forward and defends solidly on the front foot

4.3

Khan to Ponting, 1 run, a direct hit and he would have gone! Ponting clips it towards Tendulkar at midwicket and risks the single, he's struggling and fortunately for him the throw at the bowler's end was wide

Australia 9/1   RT Ponting 1* (12b)
5.1

Harbhajan Singh to Ponting, no run, full outside off, driven to the covers

5.2

Harbhajan Singh to Ponting, FOUR, first blood to Ponting, he feasts on a half volley outside off and drives firmly through the covers, all placement there

5.3

Harbhajan Singh to Ponting, no run, flighted on middle and leg, pushes it to mid-on

5.4

Harbhajan Singh to Ponting, no run, full outside off, he can't beat mid-off

5.5

Harbhajan Singh to Ponting, no run, gives it more air, he gets well forward and smothers the spin

5.6

Harbhajan Singh to Ponting, no run, holds the length back, Ponting stays on the back foot and patiently taps it away

Australia 13/1   RT Ponting 5* (18b 1x4)
7.1

Sharma to Ponting, no run, Ishant works up some good pace, pitches outside off and kicks up, left aolone

7.2

Sharma to Ponting, no run, appeal for a leg before! Ishant gets it to nip back in sharply and catches Ponting high on the pad, Ishant is very confident but Koertzen shakes his head, on first glance it looked like missing leg so fair enough, but it was a very good shout

7.3

Sharma to Ponting, no run, hits a good length outside off, he gets forward and pats it to point

7.4

Sharma to Ponting, no run, full on middle and leg, pushed back down the pitch

7.5

Sharma to Ponting, OUT, this time it looked plumb! Ishant pitches it just a fraction short of a good length outside off and gets it to nip back in sharply, Ponting is caught at the crease and is beaten for pace, that was hitting the top of the stumps, Koertzen gives him the slow death

RT Ponting lbw b Sharma 5 (35m 23b 1x4 0x6) SR: 21.73

Australia 17/2   RT Ponting 5 (23b 1x4)
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Hours of play (local time) 09.30 start, Lunch 11.30-12.10, Tea 14.10-14.30, Close 16.30

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