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)
  • Overs 1-50
  • Overs 51-100
  • Overs 101-150
  • Overs 151-200
1.1

Clark to Sehwag, 1 run, on the stumps and played with one hand wide of square leg

1.2

Clark to Gambhir, no run, short of a length and Gambhir taps it to the man at gully

1.3

Clark to Gambhir, no run, wider, angling away from Gambhir, who doesn't need to play that

1.4

Clark to Gambhir, no run, fuller in length and he pokes it to Clarke at point, who's sharp

1.5

Clark to Gambhir, no run, back of a length and he gets across to tap it to backward point

1.6

Clark to Gambhir, no run, full and wide, Gambhir onto the front foot and leaves

India 5/0   SR Clark 1-0-1-0
3.1

Clark to Dravid, no run, slides down leg stump, Dravid cannot get bat on ball, strikes him on the pads but clearly going down leg stump so no appeal from anyone

3.2

Clark to Dravid, no run, good length there, hitting the seam and going away, Dravid gets onto the front foot and shoulders arms very well, all round thats good stuff

3.3

Clark to Dravid, no run, short now on the body and he gets tall to drop it to the on side

3.4

Clark to Dravid, no run, on the stumps and he defends it to midwicket this time

3.5

Clark to Dravid, no run, gets him onto the front foot and Dravid defends it to third man

3.6

Clark to Dravid, no run, finishes the over by bouncing Dravid down the leg side, he gets onto his haunches and lets the ball sail down to Haddin

India 6/1   SR Clark 2-1-1-0
5.1

Clark to Dravid, no run, short on the stumps, forcing Dravid onto the toes and he uses soft hands to drop it off his chest and just wide of the man under the helmet at short leg

5.2

Clark to Dravid, 1 run, fuller length and Dravid on-drives wide of Katich for a single

5.3

Clark to Gambhir, no run, oh, there's noise on that shot as Gambhir chases one off a length, not moving his feet, there's a definite under edge but it doesn't carry to Haddin

5.4

Clark to Gambhir, 1 run, straighter delivery this time and he turns that towards midwicket

5.5

Clark to Dravid, no run, on the stumps and he defends off the front foot back to Clark

5.6

Clark to Dravid, no run, now he shoulders arms to one just wide of the stumps

India 18/1   SR Clark 3-1-3-0
7.1

Clark to Gambhir, no run, hits a good length and Gambhir defends positively to point

7.2

Clark to Gambhir, no run, bounces him over the stumps and Gambhir ducks under it

7.3

Clark to Gambhir, 1 run, on middle and leg and Gambhir glances it past short leg

7.4

Clark to Dravid, no run, thats a good length and Dravid gets over it to defend

7.5

Clark to Dravid, no run, comes forward and defends this along the ground to gully

7.6

Clark to Dravid, no run, short ball and he gets out of the way to allow it pass

India 20/1   SR Clark 4-1-4-0
9.1

Clark to Dravid, no run, comes firmly forward and drives, but stops on the shot - more due to the sluggish nature of the track - and the ball dribbles back to Clark

9.2

Clark to Dravid, no run, good length on off stump and Dravid defends to the on side

9.3

Clark to Dravid, no run, good, tidy stuff from Clark, pitches on a length and Dravid defends

9.4

Clark to Dravid, no run, and again, he makes sure to get Dravid onto the front foot, hitting a length on off stump and getting him defending watchfully

9.5

Clark to Dravid, no run, slips in a short one now, Dravid gets onto the toes and lets the ball almost come onto his chest, awkwardly defending it down near his feet

9.6

Clark to Dravid, no run, fuller now and he pushes it down towards mid-on to end the over

India 22/1   SR Clark 5-2-4-0
11.1

Clark to Tendulkar, no run, good seam position, pitching on a length and shaping away from Tendulkar, who gets onto the front foot and shoulders arms

11.2

Clark to Tendulkar, 1 run, a tad too straight with the short of a length delivery and Tendulkar gets back and across, pushing the ball to midwicket for a quick single

11.3

Clark to Gambhir, no run, fuller in length, going away, and Gambhir leaves it be

11.4

Clark to Gambhir, no run, gets back this time and defends to the on side

11.5

Clark to Gambhir, no run, full and wide and Gambhir lets it go through to Haddin

11.6

Clark to Gambhir, no run, finishes the over with a bouncer over middle and leg, Gambhir ducks

India 33/2   SR Clark 6-2-5-0
13.1

Clark to Gambhir, no run, bounces him outside leg stump and he gets under it

13.2

Clark to Gambhir, no run, short of a length, he gets onto the toes, taps it to point

13.3

Clark to Gambhir, no run, hits a length and again Gambhir watchfully defends

13.4

Clark to Gambhir, no run, pushes this one across Gambhir, who leaves it be with ease

13.5

Clark to Gambhir, no run, wide, short of a length, and dabbed to a diving Hussey at gully

13.6

Clark to Gambhir, no run, similar length and Gambhir covers off stump and defends

India 37/2   SR Clark 7-3-5-0
27.1

Clark to Gambhir, 1 run, from around the stumps, slants down the pads, tucked away

27.2

Clark to Tendulkar, no run, back of a length and he gets up to drop it at his feet

27.3

Clark to Tendulkar, FOUR, firmly struck backward of point, getting tall and freeing the arms

27.4

Clark to Tendulkar, no run, straighter one, no room at all, and defended off the back foot

27.5

Clark to Tendulkar, 1 run, drives off the front now, this one swings in and takes the inside edge down to fine leg, also raising the 50th run of his stand, dominated by Tendulkar

27.6

Clark to Gambhir, no run, wide of the sticks and he leaves this one be, as his his wont today

India 77/2   SR Clark 8-3-11-0
29.1

Clark to Gambhir, no run, gets forward, slowness of the track forces him to check the shot

29.2

Clark to Gambhir, no run, angles in from wide of the crease and he shoulders arms

29.3

Clark to Gambhir, no run, takes two steps down and works the ball to mid-on, wants a single but Tendulkar shoos him back as the fielder hurries in to collect the ball

29.4

Clark to Gambhir, no run, goes wafting outside off stump, driving expansively and getting beaten

29.5

Clark to Gambhir, 2 runs, much better when he plays that way, Clark pitches on Gambhir's pads and he works it between midwicket and mid-on for a couple more to his total

29.6

Clark to Gambhir, no run, wide of the stumps, and he gets forward and leaves

India 85/2   SR Clark 9-3-13-0
31.1

Clark to Tendulkar, no run, gets some room, ball stays a touch low, steered to gully

31.2

Clark to Tendulkar, no run, gets back and mistimes the shot, chopping towards point

31.3

Clark to Tendulkar, no run, and again, drives this one but cannot beat cover

31.4

Clark to Tendulkar, no run, straighter line and fuller length, defended down the track

31.5

Clark to Tendulkar, no run, ah, beaten! A tight line and length from Clark, pitching in "the corridor" and the leg cutter beats the outer edge of Tendulkar's bat as he pushes forward

31.6

Clark to Tendulkar, no run, forces him onto the back foot and he defends

India 92/2   SR Clark 10-4-13-0
33.1

Clark to Gambhir, no run, takes two steps forward and defends straight to cover

33.2

Clark to Gambhir, no run, holds back the length and Gambhir leaves outside off stump

33.3

Clark to Gambhir, 2 runs, gets some room and opens the face, twirling the ball between slips and gully for a couple down to third man, runs hard too

33.4

Clark to Gambhir, no run, full and wide, Gambhir comes forward and leaves it be

33.5

Clark to Gambhir, no run, even wider, tempting the square drive, but Gauti says no thanks

33.6

Clark to Gambhir, no run, another stride down the track, followed by dead-bat defence

India 99/2   SR Clark 11-4-15-0
35.1

Clark to Tendulkar, no run, gets back and pushes a short-of-a-length ball to Clark

35.2

Clark to Tendulkar, no run, slower ball, on a length, driven to Lee at mid-on

35.3

Clark to Tendulkar, no run, back of a length outside off and he shoulders arms

35.4

Clark to Tendulkar, no run, fractionally shorter, he opens the face, defending to point

35.5

Clark to Tendulkar, FOUR, aha, a late, late cut to raise his fifty, and a good innings today from him! Waits for the ball to come onto him and twirls it through where third slip would have been, all class from the man

35.6

Clark to Tendulkar, no run, gets forward and drives this one back towards the bowler

India 106/2   SR Clark 12-4-19-0
37.1

Clark to Tendulkar, no run, back of a length, Tendulkar gets up and drives, inside-edges

37.2

Clark to Tendulkar, no run, fuller length brings him onto the front foot, defending to point

37.3

Clark to Tendulkar, no run, with seven men on the off side, and just two on the leg side, Tendulkar shuffles across his stumps and attempts to paddle Clarke to the leg side, cannot connect and the bowler asks the question, clearly not out as he got way forward, but thats some intention shown by Tendulkar

37.4

Clark to Tendulkar, no run, on a length and he defends it patiently this time

37.5

Clark to Tendulkar, no run, wide outside off stump and he leaves it be for Haddin

37.6

Clark to Tendulkar, no run, marginally fuller on middle and off and defended back to Clark

India 106/2   SR Clark 13-5-19-0
39.1

Clark to Gambhir, no run, comes forward and drives the ball to the man at cover

39.2

Clark to Gambhir, no run, aha ha ha, a thin inside-edge onto Haddin's boot as Gambhir tries to play a dab towards third man, a poor shot and Tendulkar comes down and has a chat

39.3

Clark to Gambhir, 1 run, another loose shot away from the body, another edge, but this one doesn't carry to Hayden at a wide first slip, it parries away and Gambhir gets a lucky single

39.4

Clark to Tendulkar, no run, very wide, he leaves it and thats well taken by Haddin

39.5

Clark to Tendulkar, no run, fuller in length and driven straight back to Clark

39.6

Clark to Tendulkar, no run, short and wide and he mistimes the cut to Clarke at point

India 108/2   SR Clark 14-5-20-0
41.1

Clark to Gambhir, no run, good length, the cutter, Gambhir defends solidly off the front foot

41.2

Clark to Gambhir, no run, fuller and very wide, Haddin collects after Gambhir leaves

41.3

Clark to Gambhir, no run, back of a length, he covers off stump and defends to point

41.4

Clark to Gambhir, 1 run, pitches outside leg and he tucks it off the pads for a single

41.5

Clark to Tendulkar, no run, nearly a yorker, good movement through the air, Tendulkar attempts at on-drive an gets a thin inside-edge, but well bowled, Clark

41.6

Clark to Tendulkar, no run, reaches out to cut and ends up chopping to gully

India 120/2   SR Clark 15-5-21-0
43.1

Clark to Gambhir, no run, good length, going away, and he shoulders arms

43.2

Clark to Gambhir, no run, comes forward and plays this straight to the fielder

43.3

Clark to Gambhir, no run, on the stumps, comes back in, tucked to the on side

43.4

Clark to Gambhir, 1 run, short on the body, he turns it off his ribcage, Lee fields at fine leg

43.5

Clark to Tendulkar, FOUR, thats a flowing on drive, leans into it and beats the fielders

43.6

Clark to Tendulkar, 1 no ball, gets back to drive off the back foot and mistimes the shot

43.6

Clark to Tendulkar, no run, comes forward and drives this ball straight to midwicket

India 129/2   SR Clark 16-5-27-0
80.1

Clark to Gambhir, no run, back of a length, on the dime, Gambhir defends it back

80.2

Clark to Gambhir, no run, very full and wide and he reaches out and drives to cover

80.3

Clark to Gambhir, 1 run, shuffles to outside off stump, walks out two paces, and on-drives towards mid-on, he himself is slow to run down the other and had Katich hit, Gambhir was gone

80.4

Clark to Laxman, no run, back of a length, on the seam, Laxman back in line, defending

80.5

Clark to Laxman, no run, slides into the pads and he defends to midwicket

80.6

Clark to Laxman, no run, full, swinging through the air, defended back to Clark

India 285/3   SR Clark 17-5-28-0
82.1

Clark to Laxman, no run, stays low on off stump and Laxman defends it back, in time

82.2

Clark to Laxman, no run, back of a length, defended off the back foot to point

82.3

Clark to Laxman, 1 leg bye, drifts down the pads and he works it out to deep square leg, leg byes

82.4

Clark to Gambhir, no run, pitches full and wide, proposing the drive, Gambhir declines

82.5

Clark to Gambhir, no run, there's that stroll down the track, getting well outside off stump, he's not to the pitch still and checks the attempted drive back to Clark

82.6

Clark to Gambhir, no run, once more, covers off and gets right across before leaving

India 286/3   SR Clark 18-6-28-0
84.1

Clark to Laxman, no run, short of a length and he drives it down to mid-on

84.2

Clark to Laxman, no run, hits a good length and zips back in, Laxman defends just in time

84.3

Clark to Laxman, no run, too straight, well clipped but he cant beat those two fielders

84.4

Clark to Laxman, no run, slides down Laxman's pads, he cannot connect, Haddin collects and breaks the sticks but the batsmen is safely back inside, very well taken though

84.5

Clark to Laxman, no run, comes onto the front foot and drives the ball to point

84.6

Clark to Laxman, no run, down leg, defended watchfully to the men at midwicket

India 289/3   SR Clark 19-7-28-0
86.1

Clark to Gambhir, no run, good length outside off, going on, watchfully left alone

86.2

Clark to Gambhir, no run, on middle and leg, he shuffles and turns it to midwicket

86.3

Clark to Gambhir, no run, dangerously gets across and works it to midwicket again

86.4

Clark to Gambhir, no run, good zip on that one, back of a length, Gambhir leaves

86.5

Clark to Gambhir, no run, onto the front foot this time, watchfully defending to the off

86.6

Clark to Gambhir, no run, fuller angle, still wide, 127ks, Gambhir leaves it be

India 290/3   SR Clark 20-8-28-0
88.1

Clark to Laxman, 1 run, too straight, Laxman turns it out to deep midwicket for one

88.2

Clark to Gambhir, no run, short ball down leg stump, Gambhir shuffles and leaves

88.3

Clark to Gambhir, no run, fuller in length, off stump, he comes forward and defends

88.4

Clark to Gambhir, no run, short ball, he dabs it to a diving Hussey at gully

88.5

Clark to Gambhir, no run, bowled from wide of the stumps, he comes in and leaves it be

88.6

Clark to Gambhir, no run, even wider and he shoulders arms, and that is stumps

India 296/3   SR Clark 21-8-29-0
90.1

Clark to Gambhir, no run, and this one shapes away from him off a teasing ledge, hitting the seam and moving away from Gambhir, who covers his stumps and leaves

90.2

Clark to Gambhir, no run, pitches on leg and goes away and Gambhir defends

90.3

Clark to Gambhir, no run, on leg stump again and turned straight to midwicket

90.4

Clark to Gambhir, 1 run, there's his 150, well played, tucked off the pads for a single

90.5

Clark to Laxman, no run, onto the front foot and defends it down towards gully

90.6

Clark to Laxman, no run, forward again, defending to Lee at point to end the over

India 297/3   SR Clark 22-8-30-0
92.1

Clark to Laxman, no run, a nothing shot, feet not going anywhere, bat flailing out a short and wide delivery, which just manages to beat the outside edge

92.2

Clark to Laxman, FOUR, comes forward and defends, opening the face, and the ball takes the outer edge and runs along the ground past the slips for four

92.3

Clark to Laxman, no run, shoulders arms confidently off the front foot, the ball pitches wide and shapes back in

92.4

Clark to Laxman, no run, short ball and Laxman makes sure to get his head out of the way

92.5

Clark to Laxman, no run, another bouncer and another comfortable leave

92.6

Clark to Laxman, 2 runs, third ball short and this time he pulls along the ground to square

India 305/3   SR Clark 23-8-36-0
94.1

Clark to Laxman, no run, back of a length on off stump and defended to short midwicket

94.2

Clark to Laxman, 2 runs, gets room and cuts well past the man at backward point

94.3

Clark to Laxman, no run, short on off and he taps the ball to cover this time

94.4

Clark to Laxman, FOUR, thats not a half-volley at all but Laxman eases onto the front foot and drives it past extra cover

94.5

Clark to Laxman, no run, drives a tad fuller one but Clarke saves four at cover

94.6

Clark to Laxman, no run, goes back and defends one that pitches on the stumps

India 315/3   SR Clark 24-8-42-0
112.1

Clark to Gambhir, 2 runs, on middle and leg, turned wide of midwicket, shuffling across

112.2

Clark to Gambhir, no run, walks to well outside off stump and leaves a wide delivery

112.3

Clark to Gambhir, 1 wide, gets across again and Clark bowls it pretty wide of the stumps

112.3

Clark to Gambhir, no run, gets back and punches a short-of-a-length ball to cover

112.4

Clark to Gambhir, no run, full and wide, tempting the drive, Haddin collects

112.5

Clark to Gambhir, no run, definitely a plan here, pitched up full and wide, Gambhir leaves

112.6

Clark to Gambhir, 2 runs, more runs to Gambhir, reaching out and twirling it through gully

India 383/3   SR Clark 25-8-47-0
114.1

Clark to Gambhir, no run, full outside off, Gambhir leaves, Haddin collects

114.2

Clark to Gambhir, no run, beaten by one that angles away, thats still the same nagging length and moments away from lunch Gambhir opens the face and misses out

114.3

Clark to Gambhir, no run, well bowled, second ball in a row Clark beats Gambhir with the seam, he pushes at his limply, Haddin collects, appeals, whips off the bails, asking everything

114.4

Clark to Gambhir, FOUR, thats what he wanted to do, and he succeeds now, even though his feet don't move much he cashes in on the extra width and steers it wide of gully

114.5

Clark to Gambhir, no run, pitches on leg, turned to Katich at midwicket No. 1 (there are two)

114.6

Clark to Gambhir, no run, gets forward and pushes the ball to extra cover

India 393/3   SR Clark 26-8-51-0
116.1

Clark to Gambhir, no run, lands on a length and Gambhir pokes it to the off side

116.2

Clark to Gambhir, 1 run, on the pads, flicked in the air through midwicket, up goes the 400

116.3

Clark to Laxman, no run, good length on off stump, Laxman defends to silly mid-on

116.4

Clark to Laxman, no run, on the stumps and he defends it again

116.5

Clark to Laxman, no run, slides into leg stump, Laxman turns it to midwicket

116.6

Clark to Laxman, 1 run, on-drives lazily and Ponting tumbles across from silly mid-on

India 401/3   SR Clark 27-8-53-0
118.1

Clark to Gambhir, 1 run, back of a length just outside off and Gambhir runs it past gully

118.2

Clark to Laxman, no run, better line, a good length on the stumps and defended

118.3

Clark to Laxman, no run, back of a good length and Laxman defends off the back foot

118.4

Clark to Laxman, no run, bouncer, and Laxman ducks to let it sail over his left shoulder

118.5

Clark to Laxman, no run, slides down the pads, ball brushes pad, Haddin dives and takes, there's an appeal for something after Laxman misses his flick but its rather unappealing

118.6

Clark to Laxman, no run, half-volley on leg stump but his drive can't beat mid-on

India 410/3   SR Clark 28-8-54-0
142.1

Clark to Laxman, no run, on a length just wide of off stump and Laxman leaves it alone

142.2

Clark to Laxman, no run, decides to play this one, and steers the ball to backward point

142.3

Clark to Laxman, no run, similar shot, played off the back foot to Ponting at point

142.4

Clark to Laxman, no run, good length outside off, Laxman leaves, it doesn't carry to Haddin

142.5

Clark to Laxman, no run, reaches out and aims to work it away, turning it from off stump

142.6

Clark to Laxman, no run, wide of off stump again and Laxman resists playing a shot

India 515/6   SR Clark 29-9-54-0
144.1

Clark to Laxman, no run, flicks this one from off stump to the midwicket fielder

144.2

Clark to Laxman, 1 run, gets room and drags the ball towards the man at point

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   SR Clark 30-9-59-0
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

146.5

Clark to Laxman, no run, lands on a good length and he drives that to mid-off

146.6

Clark to Laxman, 1 run, eases into the fullish delivery and drives it to deep cover

India 532/6   SR Clark 31-9-61-0
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   SR Clark 32-9-67-0
150.1

Clark to Laxman, no run, some swing there, but Laxman waits and pushes it to cover

150.2

Clark to Laxman, 1 run, drops wide and Laxman opens the face, steering it to third man

150.3

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

150.4

Clark to Laxman, no run, reaches out and drives on the up, Clarke dives at cover

150.5

Clark to Laxman, no run, wide delivery, shaping away, Laxman shoulders arms

150.6

Clark to Laxman, no run, fractionally overpitched and he drives it to mid-off

India 553/6   SR Clark 33-9-69-0
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