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

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

24.2

Clarke to Gambhir, no run, uses his feet a little and works a full delivery down to mid-on

24.3

Clarke to Gambhir, FOUR, waltzes down the track on seeing the flight and he safely clears mid-on, one bounce and four

24.4

Clarke to Gambhir, FOUR, and that's a fifty for Gambhir! He repeats the stroke, uses his feet well, Clarke comes over the wicket this time, he lofts over midwicket this time and finds the boundary off the first bounce

24.5

Clarke to Gambhir, no run, left alone to the keeper

24.6

Clarke to Gambhir, 1 run, flighted on middle and off, he walks down the pitch and pushes it down to long-on

India 104/1   MJ Clarke 1-0-10-0

50.1

Clarke to Tendulkar, no run, flighted outside off, he drives to short cover

50.2

Clarke to Tendulkar, no run, flighted outside off, not turn as he lets it go to Haddin

50.3

Clarke to Tendulkar, no run, oh well, attempts a premeditated paddle sweep but doesnt't place it in the gap

50.4

Clarke to Tendulkar, 1 run, well he gets a single this time, drives a full delivery wide of cover

50.5

Clarke to Ganguly, no run, continues over the wicket, he gets a stride across his stumps and shoulders arms

50.6

Clarke to Ganguly, no run, he can't put away a low full toss, Clarke fields off his own bowling and that's tea

India 174/4   MJ Clarke 2-0-11-0

52.1

Clarke to Tendulkar, no run, flighted outside off, he softly defends to the off side

52.2

Clarke to Tendulkar, 1 run, gives it a lot of air outside off, he drives past extra cover

52.3

Clarke to Ganguly, no run, continues round the wicket, flighted on off and middle, he lets it go

52.4

Clarke to Ganguly, FOUR, too much air and more width outside off, he gets behind the line and pushes it firmly past a diving mid-off

52.5

Clarke to Ganguly, no run, flighted on middle and leg, defended on the front foot

52.6

Clarke to Ganguly, 1 run, flighted on middle and leg, he works it softly down to long-on

India 189/4   MJ Clarke 3-0-17-0

54.1

Clarke to Tendulkar, 1 run, flighted outside off, he leans forward and pushes it past point

54.2

Clarke to Ganguly, 1 run, flighted on middle and leg, he works it with the line to long-on

54.3

Clarke to Tendulkar, no run, pushed in flatter and quicker, he tries to pull it to fine leg but is beaten for a bit of pace

54.4

Clarke to Tendulkar, no run, more air this time, he gets forward and defends

54.5

Clarke to Tendulkar, no run, flighted on middle and off, he taps it to the off side

54.6

Clarke to Tendulkar, no run, similar delivery, he gets forwad and defends very softly to the covers

India 195/4   MJ Clarke 4-0-19-0

56.1

Clarke to Ganguly, no run, flighted outside off, he gets forward and defends

56.2

Clarke to Ganguly, no run, tossed up on middle and off, he taps it back to the bowler

56.3

Clarke to Ganguly, no run, quickly transfers his wieght to the back foot and firmly punches it back to Clarke

56.4

Clarke to Ganguly, no run, tossed up further away from the off stump, he shoulders arms

56.5

Clarke to Ganguly, 1 run, flighted outside off, he pushes it to the off side for a single

56.6

Clarke to Tendulkar, no run, the arm ball this time, he defends it away

India 201/4   MJ Clarke 5-0-20-0

58.1

Clarke to Tendulkar, no run, flighted on middle and leg, he stays on the backfoot and taps it to the on side

58.2

Clarke to Tendulkar, 1 run, flighted down the leg side, he works it with the line to fine leg

58.3

Clarke to Ganguly, 1 run, stays on the backfoot, softly taps it away towards cover and sets off quickly

58.4

Clarke to Tendulkar, no run, gets down for a premeditated paddle sweep but doesn't get enough wood to beat short fine leg

58.5

Clarke to Tendulkar, no run, fired in flatter and faster down the leg side, he attempts a pull but misses

58.6

Clarke to Tendulkar, no run, slower through the air, he gets forward and defends to the off side

India 207/4   MJ Clarke 6-0-22-0

60.1

Clarke to Tendulkar, no run, flighted on middle,he defends down the pitch

60.2

Clarke to Tendulkar, 1 run, gives it air on middle and leg, he works it with the turn to fine leg

60.3

Clarke to Ganguly, 2 runs, rocks back to a good length delivery and cuts past backward point, that brings up a very valauble 50-run partnership

60.4

Clarke to Ganguly, 1 run, flighted on middle and leg, he works it with the line to long-on

60.5

Clarke to Tendulkar, 1 run, stays back and firmly punches it down to mid-off who's a bit deep and calls quickly

60.6

Clarke to Ganguly, 1 run, flighted outside off, he drives a full delivery past mid-off

India 217/4   MJ Clarke 7-0-28-0
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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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