Australia tour of India, 3rd Test: India v Australia at Delhi, Oct 29-Nov 2, 2008
Match drawn
29,30,31 October, 1,2 November 2008 (5-day match)
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133.5

Watson to Kumble, 1 leg bye, beaten first ball by one that slides down to hit Kumble's pad as he plays from the crease, Watson lets out a muted appeal as he too thinks it was missing leg, Kumle calls for a single as the ball ricochets towards gully

India 482/6   A Kumble 0* (1b)
134.1

Katich to Kumble, no run, tossed up on off stump, Kumbles drives it to mid-off

134.2

Katich to Kumble, no run, fuller this time and he plods forward to smother the turn

134.3

Katich to Kumble, no run, onto the front foot in anticipation, waits for turn and defends

134.4

Katich to Kumble, no run, spins down his pads and he cannot connect on the nudge

134.5

Katich to Kumble, no run, sees room and reaches out to drive, but cant beat cover

134.6

Katich to Kumble, no run, uses his feet and drives the last ball back to Katich

India 482/6   A Kumble 0* (7b)
136.3

Katich to Kumble, no run, a touch flatter this time, Kumble gets back and drives

136.4

Katich to Kumble, no run, gives it more air, Kumble uses his feet and drives it back

136.5

Katich to Kumble, 2 runs, slides down the pads, Kumble sweeps well, Hussey gives chase and dives on the rope to save the four, a good athletic stop from him

136.6

Katich to Kumble, no run, fuller, flatter, turns off Kumble's pads and he can't connect

India 490/6   A Kumble 2* (11b)
137.5

White to Kumble, no run, flighted onto leg stump, he thuds forward, there's two sounds, bat hitting pad perhaps, the ball balloons up wide of slip

137.6

White to Kumble, no run, tossed up generously, Kumble drives it back to White

India 491/6   A Kumble 2* (13b)
138.2

Katich to Kumble, no run, flat on the stumps, Kumble comes forward and defends

138.3

Katich to Kumble, no run, plants his front foot out and drives along the grass to cover

138.4

Katich to Kumble, FOUR, uses his feet and collects on the full, driving in the air back to Katich's right, he dives full tilt and gets fingertips on it but the ball evades his grasp and mid-on's

138.5

Katich to Kumble, FOUR, there's India's 500 as Kumble paddles it very fine and past square leg

138.6

Katich to Kumble, no run, overpitched and he takes toll, simply leaning into an extra-cover drive

India 500/6   A Kumble 10* (18b 2x4)
139.3

White to Kumble, no run, full again, Kumble thumps it hard to extra cover

139.4

White to Kumble, no run, uses his feet and heaves it ungainly-like to mid-on

139.5

White to Kumble, no run, short and wide and he chops it in front of point

139.6

White to Kumble, no run, unconvincing appeal for a catch, Kumble thrusts forward, the ball balloons up off his pad to Hayden at slip, who doesn't utter a word as White asks the question

India 505/6   A Kumble 10* (22b 2x4)
140.2

Katich to Kumble, no run, slides down leg stump, he tries to flick but cant connect

140.3

Katich to Kumble, 1 run, full outside leg stump, swept out to the sweeper for one

140.5

Katich to Kumble, 1 run, tossed up outside off and Kumble runs it down to third man

India 509/6   A Kumble 12* (25b 2x4)
141.1

White to Kumble, FOUR, wrong line and Kumble paddles it very cutely to fine leg

141.2

White to Kumble, no run, gives this one plenty of flight and Kumble drives to point

141.3

White to Kumble, no run, comes out and flicks effortlessly to mid-on, but not past him

141.4

White to Kumble, no run, again he reaches forward and clips it to the man back there

141.5

White to Kumble, 1 bye, errant delivery, stay low and skids very wide of leg stump, Kumble cannot get to it and the poor bounce undoes Haddin too

India 514/6   A Kumble 16* (30b 3x4)
143.1

White to Kumble, no run, reaches out and drives a flighted delivery to short cover

143.2

White to Kumble, no run, strides forward and mistimes the attempted square drive

143.3

White to Kumble, 1 run, gets more air and room and drives to the deep point sweeper

143.6

White to Kumble, no run, goes on straight, he too waits and guides it to point

India 519/6   A Kumble 17* (34b 3x4)
144.3

Clark to Kumble, no run, overpitched outside off stump and Kumble drives to cover

144.4

Clark to Kumble, no run, pitches on off stump and Kumble thinks about turning it, ala Laxman, but has to adjust and run it back down the track to Clark

144.5

Clark to Kumble, no run, short ball gets Kumble up on the toes, dropping it to point

144.6

Clark to Kumble, FOUR, hammered in the air back down to mid-on, a couple bounces

India 524/6   A Kumble 21* (38b 4x4)
145.2

White to Kumble, FOUR, one bounce and four, Kumble reaching a mile outside off stump and carting White's tossed up delivery down to long-on

145.3

White to Kumble, no run, kneels down and drives another loopy one to Lee at point

145.4

White to Kumble, no run, flatter delivery on off stump and he defends it back

145.5

White to Kumble, 1 run, reaches out again and swings the ball from outside off stump and between mid-on and midwicket, Watson dives in the deep and saves three

India 530/6   A Kumble 26* (42b 5x4)
146.1

Clark to Kumble, no run, nearly a yorker, swinging through the air, hones into Kumble's toes and he nearly falls over as he shapes to jam it out

146.2

Clark to Kumble, no run, full ball again, Kumble makes room and digs it out to cover

146.3

Clark to Kumble, no run, gets low to square cut this one late but cannot connect at all

146.4

Clark to Kumble, 1 run, short on the body, Kumble shuffles and drops it off his ribs for a single into the gap, one that raises the 50-run partnership with Laxman

India 531/6   A Kumble 27* (46b 5x4)
147.2

Johnson to Kumble, 1 run, pitches short and Kumble fends it off the edge past gully

147.5

Johnson to Kumble, no run, very full, very wide, Kumble throws the bat at it and cant connect

147.6

Johnson to Kumble, 1 run, gets room and square-drives, point half-stops it

India 536/6   A Kumble 29* (49b 5x4)
148.1

Clark to Kumble, 2 runs, slower ball, full in length and Kumble scoops it wide of cover

148.2

Clark to Kumble, no run, drifts down the pads, he tries to flick but cannot connect

148.3

Clark to Kumble, no run, full, looking for the yorker, he drives and gets an inside-edge

148.4

Clark to Kumble, FOUR, driven in the air just wide of a leaping Watson at deep mid-off

148.5

Clark to Kumble, no run, clears the front leg and drives this one back to Clark

148.6

Clark to Kumble, no run, full outside off stump, he brings the bat down late and is beaten

India 542/6   A Kumble 35* (55b 6x4)
149.4

Johnson to Kumble, no run, short of a length on the stumps, Kumble hops up and defends

149.5

Johnson to Kumble, no run, bounces him down the leg side, getting Kumble jumping

149.6

Johnson to Kumble, no run, cramped for room, he tries to steer it fine but chops to gully

India 551/6   A Kumble 35* (58b 6x4)
150.3

Clark to Kumble, 1 run, makes room and drives a good-length ball to mid-off

India 553/6   A Kumble 36* (59b 6x4)
151.1

Johnson to Kumble, 1 run, short and angling away, Kumble feels for it and edges past Hayden at slip, who raises one hand to indicate that third man should mop up, which he does

151.3

Johnson to Kumble, 1 run, short on the body and tucked around the corner off the hips

India 556/6   A Kumble 38* (61b 6x4)
152.1

Clarke to Kumble, 1 run, flat on off stump and he squirts a single into the covers

152.3

Clarke to Kumble, no run, flat on middle and leg, he uses his feet and drives back to Pup

152.4

Clarke to Kumble, no run, clears the front leg and goes inside out to Katich at cover

152.5

Clarke to Kumble, 1 leg bye, plays his version of the Ranji shot, agriculturally, to fine leg

India 561/6   A Kumble 39* (65b 6x4)
153.4

Johnson to Kumble, no run, short on the stumps, he backs away and fends at the ball

153.5

Johnson to Kumble, 1 run, gets back and turns a short ball on the body to square leg

India 568/6   A Kumble 40* (67b 6x4)
154.1

Clarke to Kumble, no run, full on off stump and driven back to Clarke

154.2

Clarke to Kumble, no run, comes forward and clips from middle and off to midwicket

154.3

Clarke to Kumble, 1 run, dances down and drives in the air, one bounce to long-on

154.5

Clarke to Kumble, FOUR, makes room, skips out and drives inside out over cover

154.6

Clarke to Kumble, no run, slides outside leg stump, Kumble sweeps and misses

India 574/6   A Kumble 45* (72b 7x4)
155.4

Johnson to Kumble, OUT, Johnson gets Kumble, shuffling across in an attempt to nudge the ball away to the leg side, it pitches on middle and goes away, hits his pads and Billy Bowden has a thought before raising his crooked finger, a marginal call as replays show it would have probably missed off stump

A Kumble lbw b Johnson 45 (84m 73b 7x4 0x6) SR: 61.64

India 579/7   A Kumble 45 (73b 7x4)
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