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)
  • Overs 1-50
  • Overs 51-100
  • Overs 101-150
1.1

Sharma to Katich, FOUR, A bit of a gift from Ishant, he slides towards the pads and Katich shuffles across his stumps and whips it wide of midwicket, more than the placement that shot had the power

1.2

Sharma to Katich, no run, pitches it shorter and forces Katich on the back foot, he defends

1.3

Sharma to Katich, 1 run, a little fuller in length, he shuffles and tucks it wide of midwicket

Australia 5/1   SM Katich 5* (3b 1x4)
2.1

Khan to Katich, 2 runs, confidently gets forward to a fullish delivery outside off and drives through the line past cover, they take the first run quickly and complete the second easily

2.2

Khan to Katich, no run, just slides down the leg side and he misses a flick down to fine leg

2.3

Khan to Katich, 1 run, pitches on middle and off and curves back in, he turns his wrists and tucks it behind square on the on side

Australia 8/1   SM Katich 8* (6b 1x4)
3.1

Sharma to Katich, no run, 86.6 mph, lands it on a full length on off and middle, he mistimes the drive to mid-off

3.2

Sharma to Katich, no run, 84.7 mph, holds the length back a little and he pushes it firmly to mid-off

3.3

Sharma to Katich, no run, sticks to a good length around the off stump, Katich gets a half stride forward and taps it to mid-off

3.4

Sharma to Katich, no run, fuller in length around the off stum, he plays the same shot and finds the same fielder (Ganguly)

3.5

Sharma to Katich, no run, holds the length back outside off, he gets a little across his stumps and angles it down to point

3.6

Sharma to Katich, no run, the angle is closer to the pads, Katich shuffles just a touch, closes the face of the bat and knocks it to square leg

Australia 8/1   SM Katich 8* (12b 1x4)
4.4

Khan to Katich, no run, gets forward to a full delivery and drives straight to extra cover

4.5

Khan to Katich, no run, fullish in length outside off, he pushes this one to mid-off

4.6

Khan to Katich, no run, slower delivery, he pushes this one to mid-on

Australia 9/1   SM Katich 8* (15b 1x4)
6.1

Khan to Katich, no run, outside off stump and he drives it straight to point

6.2

Khan to Katich, no run, fuller on middle and leg and clipped right to midwicket

6.3

Khan to Katich, no run, goes back and turns a shorter one to midwicket

6.4

Khan to Katich, FOUR, too straight and a shuffling Katich helps it down to fine leg

6.5

Khan to Katich, no run, slides down the pads again but Katich cannot get bat on it this time, ball stays low behind the stumps and Dhoni pulls off a neat take

6.6

Khan to Katich, no run, skims his thigh pad en route to a tumbling Dhoni again

Australia 17/1   SM Katich 12* (21b 2x4)
8.1

Khan to Katich, no run, gets it to swerve back in through the air, he gets his weight behind the ball and pushes it to the bowler

8.2

Khan to Katich, 1 run, swings it towards the pads and he works it past a diving leg gully, fine leg picks it up

Australia 18/2   SM Katich 13* (23b 2x4)
9.1

Sharma to Katich, no run, 91.4 mph (147 kph) , that's real pace, lands on a fullish length and he mistimes the drive to mid-off

9.2

Sharma to Katich, no run, lands on a fullish length outside off and holds its line before reaching the keeper

9.3

Sharma to Katich, no run, 88.6 mph, he pitches it way outside the line of off stump, too wide for him to chase it

9.4

Sharma to Katich, no run, 89.1 mph, pitches it wide outside off but this is not as wide as the previous delivery, Katich lets it go

9.5

Sharma to Katich, no run, 90.1 mph, Ishant is really steaming in, he lands this a shade closer to the off stump and Katich sees it through

9.6

Sharma to Katich, FOUR, more closer to the off stump line, Katich decides to shuffle across and get some wood on it and he opens the facde of the bat and angles it safely past the slip cordon and down to third man

Australia 22/2   SM Katich 17* (29b 3x4)
11.1

Sharma to Katich, no run, a little slower from Ishant, the ball keeps a little low before reaching Dhoni,sign of a two-paced pitch?

11.2

Sharma to Katich, no run, 87 mph, this one deviates very late after picthing and Dhoni fails to gather it, he was taken by surprise

11.3

Sharma to Katich, no run, the line is closer to the off stump, he gets across and taps it to the covers

11.4

Sharma to Katich, no run, pitches on a good length just around the off stump and carries through to Dhoni at a good height, ishant has a spring in his step

11.5

Sharma to Katich, no run, 88 mph, he delivers it full and wide outside off and he creams this straight to mid-off

11.6

Sharma to Katich, no run, loses his line there and sprays that really wide outside the off stump, safely left alone, Katich wasn't going to chase that

Australia 22/2   SM Katich 17* (35b 3x4)
13.1

Sharma to Katich, no run, continues round the wicket, brings the angle onto middle stump, he tucks it to midwicket

13.2

Sharma to Katich, no run, pitches around middle and off, he gets behind the line and defends

13.3

Sharma to Katich, 1 leg bye, slides towards the pads and he nudges close to the pads past leg slip

13.5

Sharma to Katich, no run, angled in from outside the leg stump, he defends

13.6

Sharma to Katich, no run, hits a good length outside off, he shoulders arms

Australia 25/2   SM Katich 17* (40b 3x4)
14.4

Khan to Katich, no run, pitches around the off stump, he covers the line and defends it back

14.5

Khan to Katich, no run, pitches outside off and holds its line before reaching the keeper

14.6

Khan to Katich, no run, pitches on a fullish length outside off and moves away just a little, left alone

Australia 30/2   SM Katich 17* (43b 3x4)
15.5

Sharma to Katich, FOUR, there's no gully and another boundary, the ball comes on to him on a fullish length and he opens the face of the bat and safely steers it past the vacant gully region

15.6

Sharma to Katich, no run, pitches outside off and holds its line, he doesn't offer a stroke this time, Ishant gives him a stare

Australia 45/2   SM Katich 21* (45b 4x4)
17.1

Mishra to Katich, no run, pushes his first delivery full and quick, he gets forward and defends

17.2

Mishra to Katich, no run, Appeal Pitches around the leg stump and straightens, he gets a big stride forward and plays it away, Mishra was confident

17.3

Mishra to Katich, no run, flighted on middle and leg, he pushes it back to the bowler

17.4

Mishra to Katich, no run, gets well forward and defends very close to the pads

17.5

Mishra to Katich, no run, flighted outside the off stump, it straightens before reaching the keeper

17.6

Mishra to Katich, 1 run, rocks on the back foot and punches a good length delivery to the right of Ganguly at mid-off, he has a shy at the stumps

Australia 47/2   SM Katich 22* (51b 4x4)
18.1

Harbhajan Singh to Katich, FOUR, pitches on a good length outside off and turns a little, he rocks back, plays late and carves it wide of point, the ball runs to third man

18.2

Harbhajan Singh to Katich, 1 run, gets forward to a full delivery and pushes it towards cover

Australia 52/2   SM Katich 27* (53b 5x4)
19.1

Mishra to Katich, no run, takes a pace down the pitch but decides to defend

19.2

Mishra to Katich, no run, flighted on middle and leg, he stays back and tucks it to the on side

19.3

Mishra to Katich, no run, flighted outside off, he defends

19.4

Mishra to Katich, no run, flighted outside off, he defends

19.5

Mishra to Katich, no run, tries to intimidate him by coming down the track but checks his stroke and pushes it back down the pitch

19.6

Mishra to Katich, 2 runs, curves towards the pads, he shuffles and nudges it down to fine leg

Australia 54/2   SM Katich 29* (59b 5x4)
21.1

Mishra to Katich, FOUR, Mishra errs by giving too much width outside off, it pitches on a good length as well, he rocks back and cuts it hard past point and cover

21.2

Mishra to Katich, no run, pushed back to the bowler

21.3

Mishra to Katich, no run, steps down the track but fails to put away a low full toss, Gambhir at bat-pad intercepts it with his body, he's saved a few runs already in the last two overs

21.4

Mishra to Katich, no run, flighted on middle and off, he defends

21.5

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

21.6

Mishra to Katich, OUT, he strikes with his 18th ball in Test cricket, it pitches outside off and comes in just a trifle, Katich gets forward to defend, he doesn't cover the line and gets a thin inside edge which hits the crease and then brushes the legstump

SM Katich b Mishra 33 (102m 65b 6x4 0x6) SR: 50.76

Australia 62/3   SM Katich 33 (65b 6x4)
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