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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14.3

Johnson to Dravid, no run, solid in defence this time, he gets behind the line to a good length delivery

14.4

Johnson to Dravid, no run, angles this closer to the pads, he pushes it firmly back to the bowler

14.5

Johnson to Dravid, no run, defended back to the bowler

14.6

Johnson to Dravid, no run, pitches around the leg stump, Dravid closes the face of the bat a little to work it to the on side but only suceeds in playing it back to the bowler

India 70/1   R Dravid 0* (4b)
16.1

Johnson to Dravid, no run, hits a good length outside off, cramps him for room as he settles for a defensive shot back to the bowler

16.2

Johnson to Dravid, no run, same ball same result, Dravid covers the line well

16.3

Johnson to Dravid, no run, gets a little across his stumps and opens the face of the bat a touch to find the gap on the off side, he turns down any thoughts of a run

16.4

Johnson to Dravid, no run, delivers from wide of the crease to get the angle across the right hander, doesn't get much movement before the ball reaches Haddin

16.5

Johnson to Dravid, no run, pitches outside off, he taps it to the off side

16.6

Johnson to Dravid, no run, gets a big stride across his stumps to a good length ball which shapes away after pitching, he chooses to let it go

India 78/1   R Dravid 0* (10b)
17.3

Lee to Dravid, FOUR, Lee loses his line and strays down the leg side, Dravid shuffles and uses the pace of the ball to work it away to fine leg who's very square

17.4

Lee to Dravid, no run, fullish in length outside the off stump, he leans forward and pushes it to mid-off

17.5

Lee to Dravid, no run, fullish towards the pads, he pushes it down towards mid-on

17.6

Lee to Dravid, no run, Dravid leans forward to play a booming cover drive off a full delivery but he places it straight to extra cover

India 83/1   R Dravid 4* (14b 1x4)
18.4

Johnson to Dravid, no run, good length on middle and leg, he works it to the on side

18.5

Johnson to Dravid, FOUR, Dravid leans forward to a well pitched up delivery outside the off stump, he checks his stroke and the ball lobs in the air for a few anxious moments before beating mid-off, the timing was good enough to carry it through to the boundary, Siddle gives the chase and dives in vain at the long-off boundary

18.6

Johnson to Dravid, no run, shuffles and tucks it away straight to fine leg

India 88/1   R Dravid 8* (17b 2x4)
20.1

Johnson to Dravid, 1 run, pitches on middle and leg, he shuffles and tucks it away to fine leg

20.6

Johnson to Dravid, no run, delivers it from wide of the crease and bangs it in short down the leg side, Dravid shoulders arms and watches it go through safely to the keeper

India 90/1   R Dravid 9* (19b 2x4)
21.4

Watson to Dravid, no run, slower ball, full in length on middle and leg and Dravid pushes it to mid-on off the front foot

21.5

Watson to Dravid, no run, big change of pace there as watson bangs it in short down the leg side, Dravid safely evades it

21.6

Watson to Dravid, no run, this time Watson mixes it up by bowling a yorker, Dravid is alert to the task as he gets his bat down on time and digs it away

India 91/1   R Dravid 9* (22b 2x4)
22.4

Johnson to Dravid, 1 run, drifts a bit on the pads and Dravid nudges a single to fine leg with a gentle shuffle across the stumps

India 93/1   R Dravid 10* (23b 2x4)
24.1

Clarke to Dravid, 1 run, just the on slip in place, delivers from over the wicket, Dravid drives a full delivery down to deep cover

India 95/1   R Dravid 11* (24b 2x4)
26.1

Siddle to Dravid, no run, pitches it on a fullish length outside off, he lunges forward and pushes it to the covers

26.2

Siddle to Dravid, no run, hits the deck a little harder, 88.2 mph, lands outside off and curves to haddin's left before he collects it

26.3

Siddle to Dravid, no run, slightly short of a length and the line is further away from the off stump, it straightens a bit before reaching Haddin

26.4

Siddle to Dravid, no run, gets this one to curve back in after pitching and Dravid gets behind the line and defends

26.5

Siddle to Dravid, no run, slightly fuller in the length and the angles is towards the right hander, Dravid gets a half stride forward and defends

26.6

Siddle to Dravid, FOUR, Siddle attempts a yorker length but it doesn't come off right as he overpitches on middle and leg, Dravid shows the full face of the bat and drives through the line to beat mid-on who's fielding up close

India 108/1   R Dravid 15* (30b 3x4)
27.6

Watson to Dravid, no run, pitches on middle and leg, he taps it away to the on side

India 111/1   R Dravid 15* (31b 3x4)
29.1

Watson to Dravid, 1 run, solid defensive push by Dravid, it had a boundary written all over it but Lee was very alert at mid-off to slide and intercept it

29.4

Watson to Dravid, no run, rolls his fingers across the seam and bowls the off cutter, Dravid picks it early and he lunges forward and defends

29.5

Watson to Dravid, no run, digs it in really short but strays down the leg side

29.6

Watson to Dravid, no run, wasted delivery from Watson as he strays down the leg side, even Dravid couldn't chase it

India 113/1   R Dravid 16* (35b 3x4)
31.1

Watson to Dravid, no run, pitches on middle and leg and pushes it to the packed on side field, Ponting's attacking the pair and it seems to be working

31.2

Watson to Dravid, no run, holds the length back, he stays forward and taps it down to Ponting at silly mid-on

31.3

Watson to Dravid, FOUR, not quite the line Watson was expected to bowl, he slides way down the leg side and Dravid just eases it off the open face of the bat to fine leg, the fielder had no chance of cutting it off

31.4

Watson to Dravid, no run, hits the seam hard on the pitch, he gets forward and defends straight back to the bowler

31.5

Watson to Dravid, FOUR, Dravid gains more in confidence, Watson strays on the pads, Dravid turns the face of the bat, plays it late and whips it away past short square leg, that's the fifty partnership between Dravid and Gambhir

31.6

Watson to Dravid, 1 run, adjusts to an off stmp line this time, he punches it firmly to the off side with a half stride forward and keeps the strike

India 122/1   R Dravid 25* (41b 5x4)
32.1

Siddle to Dravid, no run, angles it from outside off, he gets well forward and defends to the off side

32.2

Siddle to Dravid, FOUR, gets it to angle inwards again but he lands it close to the pads and that's Dravid's strength, he clips it past the vacant square leg region and fetches his third quick boundary

32.3

Siddle to Dravid, no run, hits a good length outside off, he lets it go

32.4

Siddle to Dravid, FOUR, Siddle strays off line again, this time he angles it towards the pads and lands it on a fullish length, he picks the length early, works his wrists and finds the arc between mid-on and midwicket

32.5

Siddle to Dravid, no run, pitches on a good length outside off, he gets forward and defends to the off side

32.6

Siddle to Dravid, no run, gets nicely behind the line and defends off the full face of the bat

India 130/1   R Dravid 33* (47b 7x4)
33.4

Watson to Dravid, 1 run, angled towards the pads and Dravid milks it away to fine leg

India 132/1   R Dravid 34* (48b 7x4)
34.1

Siddle to Dravid, no run, slightly wide outside the off stump, Dravid gets a big stride across and taps it to point

34.2

Siddle to Dravid, 1 run, angles it towards middle and leg and Dravis in turn shuffles across and clips it with soft hands to the on side and sets off quickly, they make it without a fuss

34.4

Siddle to Dravid, no run, gets a big stride across to a fullish delivery and punches it firmly down to the covers

34.5

Siddle to Dravid, no run, delivers from wide of the crease, Dravid has to reach out a bit to punch it to the covers

34.6

Siddle to Dravid, no run, the angle is closer to the off stump, Dravid once again covers the line well and defends

India 138/1   R Dravid 35* (53b 7x4)
35.6

Johnson to Dravid, 2 runs, slides towards the pads and Dravid whips it away firmly behind square, White runs across from fine leg and mops up

India 141/1   R Dravid 37* (54b 7x4)
37.1

Johnson to Dravid, 1 run, clipped wide of short midwicket for a single

37.3

Johnson to Dravid, no run, poor shot by Dravid, Johnson tempts him with width outside the off stump and Dravid attempts a boming cover drive while staying rooted to the crease

37.4

Johnson to Dravid, no run

37.5

Johnson to Dravid, no run, fires it on a yorker length outside off, he stretches out and digs it out to point

37.6

Johnson to Dravid, no run, safelty left alone out wide off

India 143/1   R Dravid 38* (59b 7x4)
38.4

Lee to Dravid, no run, swings in a little late, Dravid gets forward and defends a fullish delivery to the off side

38.5

Lee to Dravid, no run, full and slightly wider of off stump, Dravid drives firmly but can't beat cover

38.6

Lee to Dravid, no run, Dravid walks across his stumps and in the last second decides to let it go the wicketkeeper

India 144/1   R Dravid 38* (62b 7x4)
39.3

Johnson to Dravid, no run, lands on a good length outside off and angles away just a touch, Dravid has a good look at it

39.4

Johnson to Dravid, no run, this one angles away just a touch and Dravid plays it safe again by letting it go

39.5

Johnson to Dravid, 1 run, strays too full and wide outside off and Dravid drives past the infield and sweeper cover picks it up

India 146/1   R Dravid 39* (65b 7x4)
40.1

Lee to Dravid, no run, hits a good length outside off, the ball really thuds off Dravid's bat as he defends to the off side

40.2

Lee to Dravid, no run, good comeback by Lee, he dishes out a snorter and Dravid uses all his experience by bending down and swaying away from it just in time

40.3

Lee to Dravid, no run, false shot by Dravid as he chases a wide delivery which shapes away sharply before pitching

40.4

Lee to Dravid, no run, tries to work a full delivery past midwicket but checks his stroke

40.5

Lee to Dravid, OUT, the legstump is disturbed! After chasing a wide delivery outside off the previous ball, he tries to cream this one as well through the offside, he drives but fails to cover the line properly and suceeds in getting an inside edge which pushes back his leg stump

R Dravid b Lee 39 (118m 70b 7x4 0x6) SR: 55.71

India 146/2   R Dravid 39 (70b 7x4)
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