Australia tour of India, 2008/09 / Commentary

Border-Gavaskar Trophy - 3rd Test

India v Australia

Match drawn

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100  | Overs 101-150  | Overs 151-200

8.1

Kumble to Hayden, no run, flat on middle and leg, he goes back and defends to Kumble

8.2

Kumble to Hayden, 1 run, drifts onto the pads, he goes back to turn it past short leg

8.3

Kumble to Katich, no run, comes down, Kumble sees him and bowls it shorter outside leg stump, Katich pads it away off the thigh pad, it balloons up to leg gully

8.4

Kumble to Katich, no run, flighted up on leg stump, turned straight to leg gully

8.5

Kumble to Katich, no run, shorter and flatter, he gets across and pushes to cover

8.6

Kumble to Katich, (no ball) 2 runs, oversteps, its a good ball, which Katich feels for and edges wide of Dravid at slip, he dives and cannot get his left hand to stop it from escaping

8.6

Kumble to Katich, no run, skips down and collects on the full, clipping to midwicket

Australia 22/0   A Kumble 1-0-4-0

10.1

Kumble to Hayden, no run, there's the googly, landing on leg and turning, Hayden defends it

10.2

Kumble to Hayden, no run, pitches outside off stump and Hayden shoulders arms

10.3

Kumble to Hayden, no run, quicker one, lands on the seam outside off and he leaves again

10.4

Kumble to Hayden, no run, still too wide, though its on the seam, and he shoulders arms

10.5

Kumble to Hayden, no run, shorter, wider, he thinks about cutting but resists

10.6

Kumble to Hayden, no run, quicker one, a tad fuller, and he strides forward to defend

Australia 27/0   A Kumble 2-1-4-0

12.1

Kumble to Katich, no run, flighted outside off stump, uppishly driven to Mishra at cover

12.2

Kumble to Katich, 4 byes, sharp turn and bounce, rips across Katich and beats Dhoni too

12.3

Kumble to Katich, FOUR, top shot, reaching out and driving the flighted ball through point

12.4

Kumble to Katich, FOUR, flatter, quicker, shorter, slides on and he opens the face to steer it past the vacant spot at gully and Dravid can only run after it and retrieve it

12.5

Kumble to Katich, 1 run, fizzed up on middle and leg, defended to Gambhir at short leg

12.6

Kumble to Hayden, no run, fired into the rough outside off and he defends it back

Australia 41/0   A Kumble 3-1-13-0

14.1

Kumble to Katich, no run, pitches in the rough outside off, turns in sharply, hits his thigh

14.2

Kumble to Katich, no run, floated up, looking for drift, Katich gets well forward and defends

14.3

Kumble to Katich, no run, marries bat and pad and thrusts forward, struck outside the line

14.4

Kumble to Katich, FOUR, too much air and room on offer and he slashes it upwards of point

14.5

Kumble to Katich, no run, slides in and hits the pads but Katich has come well forward

14.6

Kumble to Katich, no run, nearly rolls onto the stumps but Katich bats it away, Kumble fizzes it up, Katich strides forward to smother it and the inside-edge rolls near the base of off stump

Australia 50/0   A Kumble 4-1-17-0

16.1

Kumble to Katich, no run, from around the stumps, on the pads, nudged to Laxman

16.2

Kumble to Katich, 2 runs, fuller, faster, flatter, flicked from the off stump via an inside edge

16.3

Kumble to Katich, no run, lands on a good length outside off and slides in, defended off the pad

16.4

Kumble to Katich, no run, catch it, is the call! Thrusts forward a long way, the ball balloons up off glove and pad but the inside edge falls short of a diving Gambhir at forward short leg

16.5

Kumble to Katich, no run, gets well outside the crease, coming down, and pads it to Dravid at slip

16.6

Kumble to Katich, 1 run, keeps strike with a tuck off the pads between short leg and leg slip

Australia 53/0   A Kumble 5-1-20-0

18.1

Kumble to Katich, no run, flat outside off stump and he gets back and across to defend

18.2

Kumble to Katich, 2 runs, slides down and he turns it away for a couple

18.3

Kumble to Katich, no run, flatter delivery, he shuffles and works it to short leg

18.4

Kumble to Katich, no run, pitches outside leg and slides down, Katich pads away

18.5

Kumble to Katich, no run, fuller delivery, no turn, and he defends

18.6

Kumble to Katich, no run, teasing length, bit of flight, Katich defends from off stump

Australia 60/0   A Kumble 6-1-22-0

20.1

Kumble to Katich, 1 run, flat well outside off, Katich walks across and flicks to the on side

20.2

Kumble to Hayden, 1 leg bye, goes sweeping the first ball he faces from Kumble, thrusting the front pad out and playing across the line, cannot get bat on it and struck well outside off stump

20.3

Kumble to Katich, no run, flatter, on a better length, Katich gets back and across and flicks

20.4

Kumble to Katich, FOUR, reaches out to a wide one and drives superbly through cover

20.5

Kumble to Katich, no run, dances down again and drives well, but Sehwag fields at cover

20.6

Kumble to Katich, no run, walks down, Kumble sees it, and Katich ends up padding it

Australia 74/0   A Kumble 7-1-27-0

22.1

Kumble to Katich, no run, tossed up outside off stump and Katich comes well in to block

22.2

Kumble to Katich, 4 byes, beaten on the attempted square drive, the ball pitches in the rough outside off stump and spits up like a rattlesnake, beating bat and Dhoni and flying away, thats going to keep Kumble and Amit Mishra very, very interested

22.3

Kumble to Katich, no run, tossed up wider outside off and Katich shoulders arms

22.4

Kumble to Katich, no run, pitches outside off, Katich walks across and defends to short leg

22.5

Kumble to Katich, 1 run, walks across his stumps and flicks one past short leg

22.6

Kumble to Hayden, no run, gets onto the back foot and defends a short one back

Australia 79/0   A Kumble 8-1-28-0

24.1

Kumble to Hayden, FOUR, no stopping that! Hayden plants his foot forward and drives the looped up delivery, too full, through the covers with power and placement

24.2

Kumble to Hayden, 1 run, a tip-and-run now, coming well forward and pushing it gently to the off side, calling early for the sharp single and getting it with ease

24.3

Kumble to Katich, no run, good delivery, pitching in the rough and sitting up, Katich plays it off the midriff just time

24.4

Kumble to Katich, 1 run, there's his half-century, courtesy a manic single, again he shuffles and clips the ball from off stump to Ishant at mid-on, he frantically sets off, the fielder collects and breaks the stumps but he's safe, and a very positive innings from Katich

24.5

Kumble to Hayden, no run, good bounce, spitting up from outside off after Hayden leaves

24.6

Kumble to Hayden, no run, fuller and more bounce, Hayden defends uneasily to point

Australia 89/0   A Kumble 9-1-34-0

26.1

Kumble to Hayden, 1 run, slides down off a shortish length and Hayden sweeps between Gambhir at forward short leg and Laxman at leg slip

26.2

Kumble to Katich, no run, beaten by the googly, tossed up slower into the rough just outside off stump, Katich doesn't read it and pushes at it, only to be beaten, stayed low too

26.3

Kumble to Katich, no run, slides down the pads, turned away to Laxman at leg slip

26.4

Kumble to Katich, no run, flatter trajectory, on the pads, tucked away to midwicket

26.5

Kumble to Katich, no run, flights it up, bringing Katich onto the front foot, driving to cover

26.6

Kumble to Katich, FOUR, too short, sliding down the pads, tucked past leg slip for four

Australia 94/0   A Kumble 10-1-39-0

39.1

Kumble to Hayden, no run, from over the stumps, on a length, watchfully defended

39.2

Kumble to Hayden, no run, lands on a length, bounces, he gets tall and defends it down

39.3

Kumble to Hayden, no run, short and wide, cut straight to Ishant at point

39.4

Kumble to Hayden, 1 run, there's the wrong 'un and Hayden defends from off stump, running it wide of slip and point

39.5

Kumble to Ponting, no run, slides down again, with bounce, the googly, Ponting thrusts forward, takes the pad and balloons up to the on side

39.6

Kumble to Ponting, no run, on a length, he reaches forward and defends again

Australia 151/1   A Kumble 11-1-40-0

41.1

Kumble to Ponting, no run, flights it up on the stumps and Ponting drives to midwicket

41.2

Kumble to Ponting, no run, flatter ball and he goes back, defending to short leg

41.3

Kumble to Ponting, no run, tossed up on off stump and Ponting defends

41.4

Kumble to Ponting, no run, makes room and drives inside out to a diving Tendulkar at cover

41.5

Kumble to Ponting, FOUR, too short and duly thrashed away between cover and point

41.6

Kumble to Ponting, no run, flatter on middle and leg, pushed to short leg

Australia 155/1   A Kumble 12-1-44-0

43.1

Kumble to Hayden, no run, shortish length outside off stump, pushed off the back foot to cover

43.2

Kumble to Hayden, no run, flighted this time, middle and off, driven back to the bowler

43.3

Kumble to Hayden, no run, some turn, pitches on leg and goes on, rapped high on the flap

43.4

Kumble to Hayden, no run, faster one, 97ks, cut away and Ishant dives at backward point

43.5

Kumble to Hayden, 1 run, rank short ball but Hayden chops it to the left of Ishant this time

43.6

Kumble to Ponting, no run, pitches and goes on straight, Ponting goes back and defends

Australia 161/1   A Kumble 13-1-45-0

45.1

Kumble to Hayden, no run, pitches on leg and Hayden turns it to Gambhir at short leg

45.2

Kumble to Hayden, no run, the googly, spins away slowly and draws the edge from Hayden, stuck on the crease, but it drops short of Dravid at slip

45.3

Kumble to Hayden, no run, quicker one, 99ks, pitches and rears up towards Hayden's arm pit as he shoulders arms, surprises him as well as Dhoni, who fumbles

45.4

Kumble to Hayden, no run, tossed in fuller and he defends off the front foot

45.5

Kumble to Hayden, no run, too full on the pads but Hayden cannot beat midwicket

45.6

Kumble to Hayden, no run, flighted outside leg, spins in but misses everything

Australia 166/1   A Kumble 14-2-45-0

47.1

Kumble to Ponting, 2 runs, flat outside leg stump, Kumble paddles it past square leg and runs hard for the second, which raises the 50-run stand between these two

47.2

Kumble to Ponting, no run, flat on the stumps, he gets forward and defends

47.3

Kumble to Ponting, no run, strides forward and pushes the ball to the off side

47.4

Kumble to Ponting, 1 run, flat, leg stump, turned away to Sehwag at midwicket

47.5

Kumble to Hayden, no run, appeal for a catch, as Hayden thrusts forward at one turning away from off stump, he drives and there's a noise before the ball lobs up to Dravid at slip, they all ask the question but Bowden is not convinced, replays don't indicate any bat on it .. and he was hit outside the line of off anyways

47.6

Kumble to Hayden, 1 run, drills one back between Kumble's legs, mid-on dives and stops

Australia 175/1   A Kumble 15-2-49-0

49.1

Kumble to Ponting, FOUR, rubbish, flat down the pads and paddled away for four

49.2

Kumble to Ponting, no run, leg break pitches and turns and Ponting gets back to defend

49.3

Kumble to Ponting, no run, tosses it up outside off and Ponting defends to cover

49.4

Kumble to Ponting, no run, and again, uses his feet and pushes the ball to the off side

49.5

Kumble to Ponting, no run, reaches out and defends it again, very watchfully

49.6

Kumble to Ponting, no run, flatter trajectory, middle and leg, defended to short leg

Australia 181/1   A Kumble 16-2-53-0

51.1

Kumble to Ponting, no run, flighted on leg stump, defended to short leg

51.2

Kumble to Ponting, no run, full, searching for drift, there's none and Ponting defends

51.3

Kumble to Ponting, no run, defends another delivery from leg stump to Gambhir

51.4

Kumble to Ponting, no run, flighted on middle and leg, defended to the off side

51.5

Kumble to Ponting, no run, pitches and turns away, at good height, Ponting opts to leave

51.6

Kumble to Ponting, no run, the wrong 'un slides back in and he defends off the back foot

Australia 187/1   A Kumble 17-3-53-0

119.1

Kumble to Clarke, no run, tossed up on middle and leg and defended to forward short leg

119.2

Kumble to Clarke, 2 runs, short, cut out to deep point, where Zaheer runs across and boots it away

119.3

Kumble to Clarke, no run, tossed up on the stumps, defended just wide of short leg

119.4

Kumble to Clarke, no run, turn there, pitching on middle and leg and taking the shoulder of the bat

119.5

Kumble to Clarke, 1 run, tossed up, it drifts into leg stump and he defends with an inside edge to the right of Gambhir under the helmet at forward short leg

119.6

Kumble to Watson, no run, pitches on leg stump, Watson goes back and turns it to short leg

Australia 398/4   A Kumble 18-3-56-0

121.1

Kumble to Clarke, no run, tossed up on middle and leg and he comes forward to defend

121.2

Kumble to Clarke, no run, floats this one into leg stump, on-driven to the fielder at midwicket

121.3

Kumble to Clarke, no run, tossed up on leg stump, Clarke defends very solidly

121.4

Kumble to Clarke, no run, tossed up on middle and off, good dip, Clarke defends to the off

121.5

Kumble to Clarke, no run, quicker ball, the googly, skids on and Clarke defends to short leg

121.6

Kumble to Clarke, no run, flighted up outside off stump, Clarke pads it to Dravid at second slip

Australia 399/4   A Kumble 19-4-56-0

123.1

Kumble to Clarke, no run, tossed up on middle and leg, he gets well forward and defends

123.2

Kumble to Clarke, no run, a touch fuller, more air, Clarke shuffles and defends to the on side

123.3

Kumble to Clarke, no run, pitches on the stumps, no turn, Clarke gets well forward and blocks

123.4

Kumble to Clarke, FOUR, smooth shot to raise the 400, and Clarke's fifty! A twinkle-toed Clarke comes down the track, collects on the full, and drives it superbly over mid-on, a lovely little innings this

123.5

Kumble to Clarke, no run, flatter on middle and leg, he comes forward to defend

123.6

Kumble to Clarke, 2 runs, uses his feet to turn this one wide of midwicket, runs hard and just manages to beat the throw from the fielder in the deep

Australia 405/5   A Kumble 20-4-62-0

125.1

Kumble to Haddin, no run, tossed up on middle and leg, he gets forward and defends

125.2

Kumble to Haddin, no run, tossed up, Haddin comes out two steps, ball hits him flush on the pads, they appeal, Bowden shakes his head

125.3

Kumble to Haddin, no run, tossed up again and he pats it back to Kumble

125.4

Kumble to Haddin, no run, sees him coming and fires in a shorter, faster one, which he dabs to point

125.5

Kumble to Haddin, no run, fired in down the pads and Dhoni collects

125.6

Kumble to Haddin, no run, flat ball on middle and leg and Haddin presents a full face of the bat

Australia 412/5   A Kumble 21-5-62-0

127.1

Kumble to Haddin, 1 run, fullish delivery on the stumps, pushed wide of the fielder

127.2

Kumble to Clarke, no run, tossed up on a length and he gets forward to defend

127.3

Kumble to Clarke, no run, tossed up on a length and he defends it again

127.4

Kumble to Clarke, no run, beaten by a gem, pitches on off stump, straightens and bounces, goes past the outside edge of Clarke's bat as he pushes forward, very well bowled

127.5

Kumble to Clarke, no run, gets a long stride forward and defends compactly

127.6

Kumble to Clarke, no run, tossed up on middle and off and Clarke defends back down the track

Australia 415/5   A Kumble 22-5-63-0

129.1

Kumble to Clarke, no run, pitches on leg stump and turns in, Clarke defends off the front foot

129.2

Kumble to Clarke, 1 run, slower through the air, floated up, Clarke pushes it to point

129.3

Kumble to Haddin, no run, tossed up on leg stump and it drifts in, defended and it runs to slip

129.4

Kumble to Haddin, no run, tossed up and it slides into leg stump, Haddin gets right over it

129.5

Kumble to Haddin, 1 run, too full on leg stump and on-driven for a single to midwicket

129.6

Kumble to Clarke, no run, tossed up well outside off stump, no turn and Clarke leaves it be

Australia 423/5   A Kumble 23-5-65-0

131.1

Kumble to Haddin, 1 leg bye, googly, spits up into Haddin's midriff, drops down past Dravid at slip

131.2

Kumble to Clarke, 1 run, lovely length, slow through the air, pitches on middle and off and straightens, defended with soft hands and he calls for the sharp single, very well run

131.3

Kumble to Haddin, no run, fuller and Haddin drives it back to Kumble's left, very hard, who gets his injured hand down to try and stop it thats going to sting ... ouch

131.4

Kumble to Haddin, no run, tossed up on a length, he gets forward and defends

131.5

Kumble to Haddin, OUT, a wicket for Kumble, some 85 overs since his last one! Tosses it up on a length, Haddin comes dancing out and drives with a sizable gap, the ball sneaks on through and Dhoni completes an easy stumping, a real silly shot and Australia are six down

BJ Haddin st †Dhoni b Kumble 17 (32m 35b 1x4 1x6) SR: 48.57

131.6

Kumble to White, no run, tossed up on off stump and White defends it to silly point

Australia 426/6   A Kumble 24-5-66-1

133.1

Kumble to White, no run, comes forward and blocks

133.2

Kumble to White, no run, tossed up, defended

133.3

Kumble to White, no run, the top spinner, bounces on White, who does well to play it softly

133.4

Kumble to White, no run, flighted on middle and leg, defended

133.5

Kumble to White, no run, flighted generously, dips on off stump, pushed to silly point

133.6

Kumble to White, no run, tossed up invitingly on leg stump, driven to Sehwag at midwicket

Australia 426/6   A Kumble 25-6-66-1

135.1

Kumble to Clarke, no run, tossed up on middle and leg and Clarke defends it to the on side

135.2

Kumble to Clarke, no run, ooh, googly, turning and bouncing as Clarke tries to smother the spin

135.3

Kumble to Clarke, 1 run, flatter one, sliding into Clarke, who tucks it fine for a single

135.4

Kumble to White, no run, another one slides in and White defends to forward short leg

135.5

Kumble to White, 4 leg byes, quicker one, looks like the flipper at 105ks, pitches on leg and beats pad, bat, Dhoni, and leg slip to run away to the ropes for leg-byes

135.6

Kumble to White, FOUR, firm stroke to end the session! White gets over a fullish delivery and just pushes that wide of Kumble and mid-on dives in vain, the ball runs away and thats lunch

Australia 436/6   A Kumble 26-6-71-1

142.1

Kumble to Clarke, 1 run, flighted up on the stumps, gently, and Clarke defends with bat and pad

142.2

Kumble to White, FOUR, hint of turn, White gets across and pushes at it and gets a thick edge wide of Dravid at slip as the ball hurries onto him, the soft hands ensure he gets a boundary

142.3

Kumble to White, no run, floated up on leg stump and White pats it back the track to Kumble

142.4

Kumble to White, no run, flights up the googly and White picks it, getting over it to defend

142.5

Kumble to White, no run, comes onto the front foot and turns this one from leg stump to short leg

142.6

Kumble to White, no run, bit of air, off stump or thereabouts, White drives well to the man at cover

Australia 465/6   A Kumble 27-6-76-1

144.1

Kumble to Clarke, 2 runs, googly spins back in off a length and he wrists it away off the hips

144.2

Kumble to Clarke, 1 run, tossed up, gets forward and nudges this one away for a single

144.3

Kumble to White, no run, flights up the slider on middle and off, White gets over it and defends

144.4

Kumble to White, 2 runs, ah, pitches on middle and off and straightens, White defends and looks on as the ball takes the edge high on the bat and runs wide of Dravid at slip

144.5

Kumble to White, no run, tossed up on middle and off again and now he defends better

144.6

Kumble to White, 1 run, gets forward and turns this watchfully off the pads past leg slip for one

Australia 476/6   A Kumble 28-6-82-1

146.1

Kumble to White, 1 run, on the stumps and turned out to .. Ganguly at deep midwicket

146.2

Kumble to Clarke, no run, pitches outside leg stump, slides on, he gets back and defends

146.3

Kumble to Clarke, no run, tossed up, spins down and he goes back and across

146.4

Kumble to Clarke, no run, very full outside leg stump and Clarke pads it away over short leg

146.5

Kumble to Clarke, no run, tossed up full, he now comes right over it and smothers the turn

146.6

Kumble to Clarke, no run, once again well outside leg stump and he pads it away to the on side

Australia 480/6   A Kumble 29-6-83-1

148.1

Kumble to Clarke, no run, lands on a length and he defends it back to Kumble

148.2

Kumble to Clarke, no run, tossed up, defended

148.3

Kumble to Clarke, no run, flatter ball, outside leg, goes back and defends

148.4

Kumble to Clarke, no run, tossed up, defended with a long stride forward

148.5

Kumble to Clarke, no run, tossed up, its the googly, inside edged on the front pad

148.6

Kumble to Clarke, 1 run, gets room and frees the arms, driving out to the sweeper

Australia 481/6   A Kumble 30-6-84-1

150.1

Kumble to White, no run, tossed up on the stumps, gets forward and defends to the off side

150.2

Kumble to White, no run, nearly a return catch, tossed up and White pushes it back, ball stops on him and Kumble gets down but the ball drops in front

150.3

Kumble to White, no run, tossed up on middle and off, turns and he edges it the off side

150.4

Kumble to White, no run, works it from middle and leg, Gambhir reacts at short leg and fields

150.5

Kumble to White, no run, again, thuds forward and gets an inside edge to Gambhir at short leg

150.6

Kumble to White, no run, the wrong 'un pitches short and turns in, he gets back and chops it away

Australia 481/6   A Kumble 31-7-84-1

152.1

Kumble to Clarke, no run, floats up the googly on middle and leg, defended off the front pad

152.2

Kumble to Clarke, 4 leg byes, pitches on leg and spins down, Clarke just gets a bit of pad on that and beats Dhoni, Ganguly runs after it but the ball reaches the ropes first

152.3

Kumble to Clarke, 1 run, short ball slides down the pads, Clarke shuffles and tickles it off the hips

152.4

Kumble to White, no run, tossed up on middle and leg, he comes forward and pats it back

152.5

Kumble to White, no run, quicker delivery on off stump, driven uppishly towards Kumble's left

152.6

Kumble to White, no run, wide of off stump, no turn and the batsman leaves it alone easily

Australia 491/6   A Kumble 32-7-85-1

154.1

Kumble to Clarke, 1 run, short ball down leg, gets down and paddle-pulls to Ganguly at fine leg

154.2

Kumble to White, no run, fuller ball, floated up on middle and leg, turned to short leg

154.3

Kumble to White, no run, flighted up on leg stump, real slow, turned wide of short leg

154.4

Kumble to White, no run, full ball, defended back to Kumble

154.5

Kumble to White, SIX, the 500 is up! White comes down the track, feet moving, isn't to the pitch but he uses that strong back lift and strong forearms to swing it up in the air and over Ishant at mid-on, excellent shot

154.6

Kumble to White, no run, tossed up and defended

Australia 505/6   A Kumble 33-7-92-1

159.1

Kumble to Clarke, 1 run, full on the pads and worked out to deep midwicket

159.2

Kumble to White, no run, tossed up and he plays it back to Kumble

159.3

Kumble to White, no run, comes well forward and defends to the off side

159.4

Kumble to White, no run, comes forward and defends

159.5

Kumble to White, no run, tossed up, defended

159.6

Kumble to White, no run, tossed up, defended to Kumble's right side

Australia 527/6   A Kumble 34-7-93-1

161.1

Kumble to White, no run, tossed up on the stumps and defended

161.2

Kumble to White, no run, tossed up on the stumps and defended again

161.3

Kumble to White, no run, floated up on the stumps, patted back

161.4

Kumble to White, no run, googly, pitches down leg, White gets a firm stride forward

161.5

Kumble to White, no run, driven hard back to Kumble, who fields with his injured left hand, ouch

161.6

Kumble to White, no run, comes forward and defends it back down the track

Australia 529/6   A Kumble 35-8-93-1

163.1

Kumble to Clarke, no run, tossed up on the stumps and he defends

163.2

Kumble to Clarke, 1 run, tossed up on a length, he comes forward and runs it wide of slip

163.3

Kumble to Lee, no run, floated up on the stumps, he gets forward and defends

163.4

Kumble to Lee, no run, pitches on leg and bounces, Lee gets back and takes a hand off the bat

163.5

Kumble to Lee, no run, comes well forward and defends this one to silly point

163.6

Kumble to Lee, no run, tossed up, drives hard past Kumble's left and Ishant fields at mid-off

Australia 535/7   A Kumble 36-8-94-1

165.1

Kumble to Lee, no run, tossed up on middle and off and Lee defends off the front foot

165.2

Kumble to Lee, no run, short of a length, no turn, Lee goes back and dabs it to cover

165.3

Kumble to Lee, no run, floated up on the stumps, the topspinner, Lee thrusts forward to block

165.4

Kumble to Lee, no run, gets a firm stride in and defends a googly to Gambhir at short leg

165.5

Kumble to Lee, 1 run, fuller with some drift, Lee uses his feet and pushes one to cover

165.6

Kumble to Clarke, no run, looped up on a length and now its Clarke's turn to defend off the front foot

Australia 540/7   A Kumble 37-8-95-1

167.1

Kumble to Clarke, no run, pitches on a length, bounces, and Clarke goes back and defends solidly

167.2

Kumble to Clarke, 1 run, gets a firm stride forward, pushes the ball towards cover and sets off, Mishra collects, turns, and fires in a direct hit but Clarke is just home in time

167.3

Kumble to Lee, no run, tossed up the legspinner, Lee comes forward and defends to point

167.4

Kumble to Lee, 1 run, flights it on leg stump, now Lee goes down and paddles a single

167.5

Kumble to Clarke, 1 run, pounces on a short one and cuts out to Tendulkar in the deep. Ai la.

167.6

Kumble to Lee, no run, tossed up generously on the stumps and he defends it back down

Australia 545/7   A Kumble 38-8-98-1

169.1

Kumble to Clarke, no run, gets forward and defends

169.2

Kumble to Clarke, no run, lovely delivery, pitching on a length and turning past the outer edge of the bat

169.3

Kumble to Clarke, no run, tossed up on the stumps and he defends better this time

169.4

Kumble to Clarke, no run, tossed up, comes a ways forward and defends

169.5

Kumble to Clarke, 1 run, tossed up, Clarke drives straight and Kumble misfields

169.6

Kumble to Lee, 1 run, shouts of 'CATCH IT!' as Lee uses his feet and stabs at a googly, getting an inside edge that goes to the right of Gambhir at short leg

Australia 548/7   A Kumble 39-8-100-1

171.1

Kumble to Lee, no run, presses Lee back in the crease, covering off stump and defending

171.2

Kumble to Lee, no run, tossed up, he uses his feet and then defends

171.3

Kumble to Lee, 1 no ball, oversteps, the ball spins away and he mistimes the cut

171.3

Kumble to Lee, no run, uses his feet and checks the drive back to Kumble

171.4

Kumble to Lee, no run, tossed up, he uses his feet and defends the googly

171.5

Kumble to Lee, no run, tossed up on the stumps and watchfully defended

171.6

Kumble to Lee, no run, tossed up and he blocks it back once more

Australia 550/7   A Kumble 40-8-101-1

173.1

Kumble to Clarke, no run, tossed up on leg stump, Clarke drives out in front of the pad to midwicket

173.2

Kumble to Clarke, no run, tossed up on a length, no turn, he comes in and defends

173.3

Kumble to Clarke, 3 runs, bowls it wider, Clarke pushes and edges wide of second slip

173.4

Kumble to Lee, no run, tossed up on the stumps, he comes forward and defends

173.5

Kumble to Lee, no run, tossed up on the stumps, Lee pads forward and gets rapped, there are two sounds and so the umpire shakes his head, a tough call as it landed on middle and hit the pad in front of middle, replays show it was indeed pad first, hmmm ....

173.6

Kumble to Lee, no run, comes forward and keeps this one out safely to end the over

Australia 555/7   A Kumble 41-8-104-1

175.1

Kumble to Lee, no run, tossed up on middle and leg, Lee stabs it to short leg

175.2

Kumble to Lee, no run, tossed up slower, outside off, turns and beats his forward prod

175.3

Kumble to Lee, no run, fuller on middle and off, Lee uses his feet and drives it back

175.4

Kumble to Lee, OUT, Kumble gets a second, Lee goes lbw! Tossed up on the stumps, drifting and pitching on middle and leg, Lee goes to sweep and misses, struck on the knee roll, they all go up and Bowden agrees, but replays show the ball going over the top of leg stump

B Lee lbw b Kumble 8 (47m 47b 0x4 0x6) SR: 17.02

175.5

Kumble to Johnson, no run, tossed up from around the stumps, hits the rough and turns away, and bounces, but Johnson gets forward and shoulders arms

175.6

Kumble to Johnson, 4 byes, ripper! Pitches, fizzes out of the rough and shoots up past the outer edge of the bat and then Dhoni's nose, he had no chance of stopping that snorter

Australia 559/8   A Kumble 42-9-104-2

177.1

Kumble to Johnson, no run, tossed up and he pads forward, struck outside the line of off

177.2

Kumble to Johnson, no run, flatter delivery and Mitchell gets back and across to defend

177.3

Kumble to Johnson, 3 runs, flights it up, gets it to drift, Johnson drives over Kumble's head with a leading edge and the ball flies away, Ishant gives chase from mid-off and dives to save runs

177.4

Kumble to Clarke, no run, tosses up the googly on leg stump, which Clarke defends

177.5

Kumble to Clarke, no run, turn and bounce, sits up to surprise Clarke, pushing forward, and so he does well to remove the bottom hand off the bat as he fends at it

177.6

Kumble to Clarke, 1 run, tossed up on leg stump, too full, and Clarke flicks away a single

Australia 567/8   A Kumble 43-9-108-2

179.1

Kumble to Johnson, no run, eyes up midwicket and swings against the turn, misses by a mile as the top spinner turns the other way, bouncing, and Dhoni does well to take it

179.2

Kumble to Johnson, FOUR, uses his feet and clips it on the full over midwicket, where Mishra cant get to it and nearly over runs it, perhaps losing it in the sun's glare the ball goes for four and Kumble is furious

179.3

Kumble to Johnson, OUT, chuck that, says Kumble, I'll take it! Kumble finishes the innings with a good return catch, running across towards the off side and taking it with both hands, despite the left one in pain, after Johnson swings a top-edged slog sweep miles up in the air

MG Johnson c & b Kumble 15 (22m 12b 2x4 0x6) SR: 125.00

Australia 577/10   A Kumble 43.3-9-112-3
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Nov 2, 2008

Ricky Ponting examines Sachin Tendulkar's eye, India v Australia, 3rd Test, Delhi, 5th day, November 2, 2008

Ricky Ponting examines Sachin Tendulkar's eye

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Nov 2, 2008

Team-mates give a fitting farewell to Anil Kumble, India v Australia, 3rd Test, Delhi, 5th day, November 2, 2008

Team-mates give a fitting farewell to Anil Kumble

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