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

47.6

Sharma to Haddin, no run, length ball on off, kept a touch low, Haddin defends it towards cover

Australia 130/5   BJ Haddin 0* (1b)

49.1

Sharma to Haddin, no run, back of a length, stayed low on Haddin, just about managed to defend that one

49.2

Sharma to Haddin, no run, Haddin jumps and defends another length ball on off stump

49.3

Sharma to Haddin, no run, Good line and length again from Ishant, Haddin punches it to mid-on

49.4

Sharma to Haddin, 2 leg byes, full delivery, strays onto leg stump, raps his pads and trickles away behind square

49.5

Sharma to Haddin, no run, back of a length, in the channel outside off, Haddin tries to force it down the ground but doesn't time it very well

49.6

Sharma to Haddin, no run, some movement into Haddin, stayed a bit low again, Haddin defends

Australia 132/5   BJ Haddin 0* (7b)

50.3

Khan to Haddin, no run, defended solidly by Haddin

50.4

Khan to Haddin, FOUR, that was close, Haddin gets an inside edge and it races away just inches past his leg stump

50.5

Khan to Haddin, no run, driven firmly to mid-off but doesn't beat the fielder

50.6

Khan to Haddin, 1 run, played with soft hands towards point, Haddin sets off straightaway for the single

Australia 138/5   BJ Haddin 5* (11b 1x4)

51.1

Sharma to Haddin, no run, Ishant keeps nagging away just outside the off stump, Haddin defends it back to the bowler

51.2

Sharma to Haddin, no run, similar delivery, just a hint of away movement, Haddin gets on the front foot and plays it to cover

51.3

Sharma to Haddin, no run, Ishant maintains a tight line, Haddin gets behind the line of the delivery and defends

51.4

Sharma to Haddin, no run, Ishant brings out the slower delivery, ends up as a full toss, Haddin was a touch surprised by it and can't capitalise on that one

51.5

Sharma to Haddin, 1 run, Ishant reverts to a good length on off, Haddin inside-edges it to square leg for a single

Australia 139/5   BJ Haddin 6* (16b 1x4)

52.1

Khan to Haddin, no run, good line and length, defended to mid-off

52.2

Khan to Haddin, no run, slightly wider this time, Haddin wanted to power it down the ground, timing was awry and it trickles to mid-off

52.3

Khan to Haddin, no run, length delivery on off stump, defended solidly by Haddin

52.4

Khan to Haddin, no run, A rare loose ball, short and wide, Haddin chases it and slaps it hard but can't beat the cover point fielder

52.5

Khan to Haddin, 1 run, short ball and Haddin pulls it, Ishant does the fielding at backward square leg

Australia 140/5   BJ Haddin 7* (21b 1x4)

53.1

Harbhajan Singh to Haddin, no run, starts off with a length delivery on off, Haddin defends towards the leg side

53.2

Harbhajan Singh to Haddin, no run, shorter, bit more flight, gets some turn, Haddin plays it to short leg

53.3

Harbhajan Singh to Haddin, no run, similar ball, Haddin defends again to the leg side

53.4

Harbhajan Singh to Haddin, 1 run, flighted delivery on the off, turning in, Haddin pushes it to leg

Australia 141/5   BJ Haddin 8* (25b 1x4)

54.1

Khan to Haddin, 1 run, full ball, down the leg side, Haddin manages to work it to the right of mid-on, quick single is taken

Australia 142/5   BJ Haddin 9* (26b 1x4)

55.1

Harbhajan Singh to Haddin, no run, tossed up, on a length outside off, inside edged towards midwicket

55.2

Harbhajan Singh to Haddin, no run, Haddin uses his feet to try unsettle the bowler, but the length was too short and he plays it back to the bowler

55.3

Harbhajan Singh to Haddin, OUT, Haddin's gone. Clean bowled. Flighted delivery from Harbhajan, gets good dip and turn and Haddin's is beaten as he attempts a drive off the front foot and it crashes into off stump

BJ Haddin b Harbhajan Singh 9 (39m 29b 1x4 0x6) SR: 31.03

Australia 146/6   BJ Haddin 9 (29b 1x4)
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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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