Australia tour of India, 2008/09 / Commentary

Border-Gavaskar Trophy - 4th Test

India v Australia

India won by 172 runs

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

18.5

Krejza to Tendulkar, no run, goes back to defend to the on side

18.6

Krejza to Tendulkar, no run, flighted full and Tendulkar stretches forward in defense

India 99/2   SR Tendulkar 0* (2b)

19.4

Watson to Tendulkar, FOUR, off the mark with a boundary. It was on the legs and Tendulkar flicks it to the deep square leg boundary

19.5

Watson to Tendulkar, no run, stops on Tendulkar a touch, pushed to covers.

19.6

Watson to Tendulkar, no run, short and well outside the off stump, left alone

India 104/2   SR Tendulkar 4* (5b 1x4)

20.2

Krejza to Tendulkar, FOUR, And Tendulkar blasts down the ground. It was flighted outside off and Tendulkar drives hard, couldn't keep it down, rather didn't get the elevation he wanted and the ball was in the air briefly but fell just short of the bowler and went between his legs

20.3

Krejza to Tendulkar, FOUR, And they continue to hit out against Krejza. Tendulkar pulls out the slog sweep, gets a bit of top edge but no one in the deep. Now a man moves in there.

20.4

Krejza to Tendulkar, no run, leans forward to defend

20.5

Krejza to Tendulkar, no run, comes down the track, Krejza drags it short and Tendulkar adjusts to defend to the on side

20.6

Krejza to Tendulkar, no run, tries to jump out, Krejza bowls it well outside off and Tendulkar reaches out to push it to the off side.

India 113/2   SR Tendulkar 12* (10b 3x4)

21.6

Johnson to Tendulkar, 1 run, retains the strike with a dab to midwicket. Will Sachin again try to hit out against Jason Krejza? It should be interesting. Will they over do the attack?

India 115/2   SR Tendulkar 13* (11b 3x4)

22.1

Krejza to Tendulkar, 1 run, hands the strike back to Sehwag with a flick through the on side

22.5

Krejza to Tendulkar, no run, stretches well forward to play a compact defensive stroke

22.6

Krejza to Tendulkar, 2 runs, a touch short in length and turning in from outside off, Tendulkar goes back to guide it past Hayden at first slip

India 121/3   SR Tendulkar 16* (14b 3x4)

23.5

Johnson to Tendulkar, no run, on the middle stump line, defended to the on side

23.6

Johnson to Tendulkar, no run, 144.5 kmph sharp bouncer around the off stump, swayed away.

India 122/3   SR Tendulkar 16* (16b 3x4)

24.4

Krejza to Tendulkar, no run, well outside off stump, back of length, Tendulkar shaped to cut but pulled out at the last minute. Slip, short leg and leg slip in

24.5

Krejza to Tendulkar, no run, nice delivery, a tad slower, bit more air, on the middle, Tendulkar comes forward, takes the bottom-hand off the handle and taps it to the leg side. Good bounce.

24.6

Krejza to Tendulkar, 1 run, turns in from around off stump, pushed to wide mid-on for a single

India 124/3   SR Tendulkar 17* (19b 3x4)

25.1

Johnson to Tendulkar, no run, Full length delivery angling away from Tendulkar who watches it carefully all the way itno the 'keeper's gloves

25.2

Johnson to Tendulkar, no run, even more fuller, outside off stump, Tendulkar crouches and decides not to offer a shot. The bait is on.

25.3

Johnson to Tendulkar, no run, nice teasing delivery, just outside off stump, going with the angle and Tendulkar shoulders arms

25.4

Johnson to Tendulkar, no run, 143 kmph another really full delivery in the zone outside off and Tendulkar is willing to play the patience game.

25.5

Johnson to Tendulkar, no run, two slips, gully and a short cover point in. Yet another delivery angled across and again Sachin lets it go by.

25.6

Johnson to Tendulkar, no run, opts for the bouncer but slips just down leg and Haddin collects.

India 124/3   SR Tendulkar 17* (25b 3x4)

27.1

Johnson to Tendulkar, no run, angling away from a length and Tendulkar moves across and defends with the full face of the bat. The ball was heading outside off and he managed to bring his bat down in an angle to cover for the away movement.

27.2

Johnson to Tendulkar, no run, And he opens the bat-face this time and guides a short-of-length delivery to backward point

27.3

Johnson to Tendulkar, no run, straighter, fuller, on the middle, Tendulkar pats it carefully to the on side and Mitch runs on from his follow through to pick up the ball

27.4

Johnson to Tendulkar, 4 byes, Haddin has another clanger. Tendulkar left a full delivery alone and Haddin was up early and the ball rolled under his gloves

27.5

Johnson to Tendulkar, no run, the same temptation and Tendulkar remains patient.

27.6

Johnson to Tendulkar, no run, And again. Haddin gathers neatly and that's the end of the over.

India 128/3   SR Tendulkar 17* (31b 3x4)

28.2

Krejza to Tendulkar, 1 run, Tendulkar takes a quick single, pushing gently towards mid-on

India 132/3   SR Tendulkar 18* (32b 3x4)

29.1

Johnson to Tendulkar, FOUR, 144.9 kmph but full and on the legs and Tendulkar flicks it away without any fuss. Long leg can't get across in time

29.2

Johnson to Tendulkar, no run, short in length and slanted across, dabbed to left of short cover point. Staggered slip cordon, first and third slip; just a mid-on and a long leg in. Wide open spaces on the leg side and the plan is simple, angle it full and across Tendulkar.

29.3

Johnson to Tendulkar, 1 run, straighter, delivered with the low round arm action , Tendulkar defends close on the leg side, towards mid-on and runs with the stroke.

India 141/3   SR Tendulkar 23* (35b 4x4)

30.1

Krejza to Tendulkar, no run, gets forward to defend to the off side

30.2

Krejza to Tendulkar, FOUR, drags it short and Tendulkar rocks back to cut it to the point boundary.

30.3

Krejza to Tendulkar, no run, fuller, turning in and Tendulkar goes back to nudge it to short leg.

30.4

Krejza to Tendulkar, no run, lands on a length outside off, turns in slightly and Tendulkar punches it to left of covers where the left-handed Clarke makes a tumbling stop

30.5

Krejza to Tendulkar, 2 runs, flighted full but on the off and middle line and Tendulkar wrists it with the turn through wide mid-on region

30.6

Krejza to Tendulkar, no run, nice delivery, tossed up outside off and inviting the drive and Tendulkar obliges, drives but along the ground to Clarke at covers

India 147/3   SR Tendulkar 29* (41b 5x4)

32.1

Krejza to Tendulkar, no run, lands on the off stump line, defended on the front foot.

32.2

Krejza to Tendulkar, no run, goes back to turn the off break to short leg

32.3

Krejza to Tendulkar, no run, lands it on the foot marks well outside off stump and Tendulkar pads it away

32.4

Krejza to Tendulkar, no run, again aiming for those rough but just falls short of the footmark and hurries on straight, left alone.

32.5

Krejza to Tendulkar, no run, slightly short, turning in with bounce and Tendulkar goes for the pull, misses and is struck high

32.6

Krejza to Tendulkar, 2 runs, well outside the off stump, Tendulkar went back and across and was surprised as the ball turned in more than he thought and with bounce but he adjusted to tap it down to the ground and past first slip. Krejza has good bounce on this wicket. Lot's of over spin.

India 149/3   SR Tendulkar 31* (47b 5x4)

34.1

Krejza to Tendulkar, no run, flighted full around the off stump, driven to Hussey at mid-on and Laxman was down the track, looking for a single but manages to get back in time to beat Hussey's throw

34.2

Krejza to Tendulkar, no run, flighted outside off, on a length and Tendulkar pads it away. They go up in appeal

34.3

Krejza to Tendulkar, FOUR, And Tendulkar responds by employing the slog sweep. He fetched it from outside off and hit it well to the left of deep square leg fielder

34.4

Krejza to Tendulkar, no run, similar delivery, Krejza asking Tendulkar to repeat the shot but gets a solid forward defensive stroke in return

34.5

Krejza to Tendulkar, FOUR, he takes up the challenge this time and lifts another flighted delivery over mid-on .. .few bounces and over the ropes.

34.6

Krejza to Tendulkar, no run, flatter, touch shorter and Tendulkar goes back to work it to short leg

India 157/3   SR Tendulkar 39* (53b 7x4)

36.1

Krejza to Tendulkar, 1 run, goes back and across, gets outside the line and tucks the off break to fine leg

36.4

Krejza to Tendulkar, 1 run, again Tendulkar goes across a touch to work it with the turn behind square leg for a single

India 162/3   SR Tendulkar 41* (55b 7x4)

37.1

Lee to Tendulkar, no run, 137.6 kmph delivery outside off stump, left alone

37.2

Lee to Tendulkar, 2 runs, drifting on to the pads, tucked past square leg

37.3

Lee to Tendulkar, FOUR, Gorgeous straight drive. Full face of the bat, a firm push at the point of impact and the ball raced between Lee and mid-on. Shuper shot that.

37.4

Lee to Tendulkar, 1 run, again pretty full but the line is outside off and Tendulkar crouches to hold balance and square drives to deep point

India 173/3   SR Tendulkar 48* (59b 8x4)

38.1

Krejza to Tendulkar, 1 run

38.3

Krejza to Tendulkar, no run, from round the stumps, flatter and quicker, tickled to short fine leg

38.4

Krejza to Tendulkar, no run, turns in from outside off, jabbed to the leg side.

38.5

Krejza to Tendulkar, no run, goes well back to defend the ball around the off stump, Krejza is operating from round the stumps

38.6

Krejza to Tendulkar, no run, nice .. slower , bit more air and on the leg stump line, Tendulkar shapes to flick it to the on side but is too early into the shot and gets a leading edge to the off side

India 175/3   SR Tendulkar 49* (64b 8x4)

40.1

Krejza to Tendulkar, 2 runs, tossed up full outside off stump and Tendulkar brings up his fifty with a cover drive. 52nd Test fifty.

40.2

Krejza to Tendulkar, 1 run, comes down the track and pushes to right of mid-off for a single

40.5

Krejza to Tendulkar, no run, from round the stumps to Tendulkar and slips down leg side. Tendulkar tries to help it around the corner but can't connect

40.6

Krejza to Tendulkar, 1 run, switches back to over the stumps and gets it to turn from outside off stump, dabbed to cover point for a single

India 184/3   SR Tendulkar 53* (68b 8x4)

41.1

Lee to Tendulkar, no run

41.2

Lee to Tendulkar, no run, leans forward to defend a full delivery

41.3

Lee to Tendulkar, 2 runs, gets behind the line of a back-of-length delivery and works it past square leg

41.4

Lee to Tendulkar, no run, pretty full in length, not much movement and Tendulkar stretches forward to defend

41.5

Lee to Tendulkar, no run, 126.9 slow yorker and Tendulkar jams it down

41.6

Lee to Tendulkar, no run, harmless short-pitched delivery outside off, left alone

India 186/3   SR Tendulkar 55* (74b 8x4)

43.1

Watson to Tendulkar, no run, hint of inswing, full and just outside off stump, driven well but Clarke intercepts with a dive at extra cover

43.2

Watson to Tendulkar, 2 runs, edges but short of Hayden at lone slip. Tendulkar went for the drive, got the nick but it doesn't carry; fell short of Hayden and ran through his fingers

43.3

Watson to Tendulkar, 1 run, driven to cover point

India 191/3   SR Tendulkar 58* (77b 8x4)

45.1

Watson to Tendulkar, no run, swings in towards middle and leg and Tendulkar works it to midwicket. there is a bit of swing going on with the old ball. It would be interesting to see Zaheer and Ishant bowl later in the Test match with the old ball.

45.2

Watson to Tendulkar, no run, Very nice. The surprise bouncer and Tendulkar hops to keep it down.

45.3

Watson to Tendulkar, no run, fuller in length and again gets bit of inswing and defended on the front foot

45.4

Watson to Tendulkar, no run, more swing. Tendulkar pushes with the full face of the bat back to the bowler

45.5

Watson to Tendulkar, no run, 137.1 kmph bouncer and Tendulkar sways away in time.

45.6

Watson to Tendulkar, no run, again hint of inswing and Tendulkar defends down the track. Solid.

India 194/3   SR Tendulkar 58* (83b 8x4)

48.1

White to Tendulkar, 1 run, leans forward to drive to sweeper cover

48.5

White to Tendulkar, 2 runs, turning away from a full length, Tendulkar was not sure whether to come forward or go back but adjusted well by opening the bat face and guided it well to third man region

48.6

White to Tendulkar, no run, really full, almost dropping in at the blockhole, pushed to the off side

India 199/3   SR Tendulkar 61* (86b 8x4)

49.6

Watson to Tendulkar, no run

India 200/3   SR Tendulkar 61* (87b 8x4)

50.4

White to Tendulkar, 1 run, lands on the middle and leg, Tendulkar goes back to tickle it behind square leg for a single

India 202/3   SR Tendulkar 62* (88b 8x4)

51.1

Watson to Tendulkar, 1 run, drifts to the pads, turned to deep square leg for a single

51.4

Watson to Tendulkar, 2 runs, cutting in slightly and Tendulkar waits for the ball to arrive, opens the bat face and steers it past gully

51.5

Watson to Tendulkar, no run, on a length and on the middle and off line and Tendulkar pushes it back to Watson

51.6

Watson to Tendulkar, no run, fuller, on the middle, pushed to left of mid-on

India 206/3   SR Tendulkar 65* (92b 8x4)

52.2

White to Tendulkar, 1 run, slower, outside off and Tendulkar guides to right of point for yet another single

52.5

White to Tendulkar, 1 run, goes right back to work it to long leg

India 210/3   SR Tendulkar 67* (94b 8x4)

53.1

Watson to Tendulkar, no run, that full broad face of the bat is on show again and Watson picks the ball on his follow through

53.2

Watson to Tendulkar, FOUR, Shot! short in length and just outside off stump, the short man stands tall to punch it off the back foot through covers.

53.3

Watson to Tendulkar, no run, drifts down the leg side, Tendulkar fails to put it away and it brushes the pad en route to the 'keeper

53.4

Watson to Tendulkar, no run, ah! some drama. It was banged in short and Tendulkar lost sight of the ball. He shaped to duck and to his surprise saw the ball coming through at thighpad height and he got his bat down awkwardly and it hit the handle ...

53.5

Watson to Tendulkar, no run, coming in a touch, worked to midwicket

53.6

Watson to Tendulkar, no run, short-pitched delivery down the leg side, left alone

India 214/3   SR Tendulkar 71* (100b 9x4)

54.2

White to Tendulkar, no run, turning past the off stump and Tendulkar shoulders arms

54.3

White to Tendulkar, no run, well outside off stump, full and Sachin won't have anything to do with that

54.4

White to Tendulkar, 2 runs, straighter and Tendulkar glides it behind square leg and they run hard to come back for the second run. Their sixth hundred-run partnership is up.

54.5

White to Tendulkar, no run, back to wide-outside-off line, Tendulkar just watches it go by

54.6

White to Tendulkar, 1 run, on the off stump line, nudged to square leg for a single

India 218/3   SR Tendulkar 74* (105b 9x4)

55.1

Watson to Tendulkar, no run, on the off stump line, Tendulkar eases forward, head over the ball and defends

55.2

Watson to Tendulkar, no run, and that short ball aimed at the rib cage arrives and Tendulkar moves towards middle stump and lets the ball sail down leg to Haddin

55.3

Watson to Tendulkar, no run, And again. Quite similar to the previous delivery. Same result.

55.4

Watson to Tendulkar, 1 run, run out chance missed> Tendulkar survives. It was punched to right of Krejza at covers, and they go for the suicidal run. Tendulkar was in the middle of the pitch but the throw misses the stumps at the non-strikers' end. Big chance gone. The batsmen converge for a chat.

India 219/3   SR Tendulkar 75* (109b 9x4)

56.1

Krejza to Tendulkar, 1 run, flighted delivery, slow through the air, just outside off, Tendulkar is made to wait and he flicks it past midwicket

India 220/3   SR Tendulkar 76* (110b 9x4)

57.1

White to Tendulkar, no run, goes back to defend

57.2

White to Tendulkar, 1 run, rotates the strike with a wristy dab

57.6

White to Tendulkar, 1 run, slightly short and punched to sweeper cover for yet another run.

India 227/3   SR Tendulkar 78* (113b 9x4)

58.1

Krejza to Tendulkar, 1 run, turning in towards off and middle, another wristy dab to leg single, another single.

58.3

Krejza to Tendulkar, no run, Tendulkar goes for the slog sweep but it was well outside off and he couldn't connect.

58.4

Krejza to Tendulkar, no run, stretches well forward to defend a flighted delivery outside off stump

58.5

Krejza to Tendulkar, FOUR, Tendulkar gets into the eighties with a fierce sweep from outside off up and over wide mid-on region

58.6

Krejza to Tendulkar, no run, gets forward to defend

India 233/3   SR Tendulkar 83* (118b 10x4)

59.5

White to Tendulkar, no run, not much turn for White and Tendulkar defends easily

59.6

White to Tendulkar, no run, stretches well forward to offer the dead bat

India 234/3   SR Tendulkar 83* (120b 10x4)

60.5

Krejza to Tendulkar, 1 leg bye, spins down legs and bounds off the pad to fine leg

India 236/3   SR Tendulkar 83* (121b 10x4)

61.3

White to Tendulkar, no run, beaten by the quicker one. It hastened off the track and Tendulkar was looking for the cut shot. They appeal for a catch but there was no edge.

61.4

White to Tendulkar, no run, again quick through the air and off the pitch and Tendulkar plays with the straight vertical bat this time

61.5

White to Tendulkar, 2 runs, drops short and drifting down leg, Tendulkar pulls it to fine leg

61.6

White to Tendulkar, no run, outside off line, inviting Tendulkar to make the same mistake and he resists

India 240/3   SR Tendulkar 85* (125b 10x4)

62.2

Krejza to Tendulkar, 1 run, Dropped Oh ho! what is happening out there. Mitchell Johnson has put down Sachin Tendulkar. What a blow. Tendulkar came down the track and skied the lofted shot. Up she went and Mitch back pedaled from mid-off, got his palms facing sky and spilled it. What a clanger. Poor Krejza could have got his third wicket. Ravi Shaz screams on air, "Is that the Test?"

62.5

Krejza to Tendulkar, 1 run, slightly short and down leg, helped along to fine leg

India 246/3   SR Tendulkar 87* (127b 10x4)

63.1

Johnson to Tendulkar, no run, full pitched outside off, driven to mid-off

63.2

Johnson to Tendulkar, no run, length delivery angling towards the off stump and Tendulkar moves forward to defend

63.3

Johnson to Tendulkar, no run, outside the off stump, left alone

63.4

Johnson to Tendulkar, no run, back-of-length delivery on the stumps, worked to square leg

63.5

Johnson to Tendulkar, no run, That same Johsnon attack. Full and angling away. Tendulkar lets it go through to Haddin. If only Johnson can bring the ball back in.

63.6

Johnson to Tendulkar, no run, leans forward to drive to covers

India 246/3   SR Tendulkar 87* (133b 10x4)

64.2

Krejza to Tendulkar, no run, flighted outside off, driven towards mid-off but Clarke intercepts from his short cover position. Will Tendulkar again go for the attack against Jason?

64.3

Krejza to Tendulkar, no run, well-flighted outside off, trying to tempt Sachin who drives along the ground to covers

64.4

Krejza to Tendulkar, no run, And now a perfect forward defensive stroke.

64.5

Krejza to Tendulkar, no run, into the footmarks outside off and Tendulkar pads it away

64.6

Krejza to Tendulkar, no run, now reaches out and drives to left of covers where Clarke makes the stop

India 247/3   SR Tendulkar 87* (138b 10x4)

65.4

Johnson to Tendulkar, no run, the release goes awry and the ball spears down leg side

65.5

Johnson to Tendulkar, no run, And a wayward wide delivery outside off.

65.6

Johnson to Tendulkar, no run, full but still a touch wide to interest Sachin

India 248/3   SR Tendulkar 87* (141b 10x4)

66.4

Krejza to Tendulkar, no run, turns in from outside off and Tendulkar goes back to keep it out

66.5

Krejza to Tendulkar, no run, bit more air, slower through the air and defended on the front foot. "Well bowled Jason, well bowled buddy." that man Haddin again.

66.6

Krejza to Tendulkar, 1 run, gets forward to drive to mid-on for a single

India 254/3   SR Tendulkar 88* (144b 10x4)

67.1

Johnson to Tendulkar, 1 run, still from round the stumps, full delivery on middle and off, worked towards mid-on for a quick single

67.4

Johnson to Tendulkar, no run, Tendulkar tries to guide it past Hussey at point but can't beat Mr Cricket.

67.5

Johnson to Tendulkar, no run, coming in towards the middle stump, defended on the front foot

67.6

Johnson to Tendulkar, 2 runs, brings his wrists into play and works it through the field for couple of runs. Into the nineties now.

India 260/3   SR Tendulkar 91* (148b 10x4)

69.1

Johnson to Tendulkar, 1 run, from round the stumps, short of length and outside off, run down to third man for a single.

69.5

Johnson to Tendulkar, no run, slower and Tendulkar is on the front foot, waits and defends to covers

69.6

Johnson to Tendulkar, FOUR, gifts a boundary with a short-of-length delivery down leg side. All Tendulkar needed to was get bat to ball. And he did.

India 268/4   SR Tendulkar 96* (151b 11x4)

70.4

Krejza to Tendulkar, no run, gets well forward to dead-bat a flighted offbreak

70.5

Krejza to Tendulkar, 2 runs, Oh another drop Lee drops a difficult chance. Tendulkar was going for the six. He got under the ball again and skied it towards long-off. Lee turned back from mid-off, ran hard and the ball dropped in over his shoulder and he couldn't hold on. Tendulkar is back for the second. It's almost as if the Aussies want him to score that hundred. Difficult chance but.

70.6

Krejza to Tendulkar, 1 run, goes back to work it past midwicket for a single. on 99 and on strike for the next over.

India 272/4   SR Tendulkar 99* (154b 11x4)

71.1

Johnson to Tendulkar, no run, flings a full one across and Tendulkar defends to covers.

71.2

Johnson to Tendulkar, no run, stretches forward to defend solidly.

71.3

Johnson to Tendulkar, no run, banged in short and Tendulkar sways away

71.4

Johnson to Tendulkar, no run, angled across Tendulkar who lets it go through to Haddin.

71.5

Johnson to Tendulkar, no run, again pushed across Tendulkar who lets it go past him.

71.6

Johnson to Tendulkar, no run, fullish, on the middle, Tendulkar tries to wrist it to the on side but it rolls down the track.

India 272/4   SR Tendulkar 99* (160b 11x4)

72.5

Krejza to Tendulkar, no run, goes back to work it to Katich at short leg

72.6

Krejza to Tendulkar, no run, turns in, worked to the on side and Katich stops it again. Tendulkar gets back inside the crease in a hurry.

India 273/4   SR Tendulkar 99* (162b 11x4)

74.1

Krejza to Tendulkar, no run, goes well back to push to short midwicket region

74.2

Krejza to Tendulkar, no run, on the off stump line, turning in, goes back to defend to short leg

74.3

Krejza to Tendulkar, no run, flighted outside off stump and Tendulkar stretches across to defend

74.4

Krejza to Tendulkar, FOUR, And he gets it. Hundred no 40. And has a big smile as Ganguly comes across to congratulate. It was a short delivery and Tendulkar cut it through backward point. The helmet is off, the bat is held high, he looks up to the skies and the dressing room celebrates.

74.5

Krejza to Tendulkar, 1 run, leans forward to drive to mid-off for a single

India 278/4   SR Tendulkar 104* (167b 12x4)

75.1

Katich to Tendulkar, 1 run, moves forward to drive to sweeper cover for a single

75.3

Katich to Tendulkar, 1 run, slightly short and pulled to deep midwicket

India 281/4   SR Tendulkar 106* (169b 12x4)

76.6

Krejza to Tendulkar, no run, stays where he is to punch the off break to covers

India 287/4   SR Tendulkar 106* (170b 12x4)

77.4

Katich to Tendulkar, no run, the googly, Tendulkar goes back and adjusts to the away movement and defends

77.5

Katich to Tendulkar, 1 run, turns in and Tendulkar goes back to work it past square leg

India 289/4   SR Tendulkar 107* (172b 12x4)

78.5

Krejza to Tendulkar, no run, turned in from outside off and Tendulkar defends down the track

78.6

Krejza to Tendulkar, no run, fuller, just outside off stump, gets forward to defend

India 295/4   SR Tendulkar 107* (174b 12x4)

79.2

Katich to Tendulkar, no run, full toss outside off, pushed to extra cover

79.3

Katich to Tendulkar, no run, stretches across to defend. "Very good Simon, Very good," says Haddin.

79.4

Katich to Tendulkar, no run, lands it outside off stump and Tendulkar leans across to push it to the off side

79.5

Katich to Tendulkar, no run, just outside off stump and that big heavy bat comes down to defend

79.6

Katich to Tendulkar, no run, turning in from the off stump, nudged to the on side

India 296/4   SR Tendulkar 107* (179b 12x4)

80.2

Krejza to Tendulkar, no run, well outside the off stump, tendulkar covers the off stump and shoulders arms

80.3

Krejza to Tendulkar, no run, goes right back to tap it to on side and Katich moves from his short-leg position to pick the ball

80.4

Krejza to Tendulkar, 1 run, shifts to round the stumps and Tendulkar gets across to run it to short third man region

India 298/4   SR Tendulkar 108* (182b 12x4)

81.1

Lee to Tendulkar, 1 run, 136.9 kmph full delivery on the off stump line, tapped close on the leg side for a quick single

India 299/4   SR Tendulkar 109* (183b 12x4)

82.1

Johnson to Tendulkar, no run, two slips watch as Tendulkar gets across to defend to covers

82.2

Johnson to Tendulkar, no run, 143.7 kmph length delivery angling across Sachin who steers to point

82.3

Johnson to Tendulkar, no run, short in length and a touch wide outside off, Tendulkar thinks about chasing it and has a lame poke

82.4

Johnson to Tendulkar, no run, 139.8 kmph lifting delivery and Tendulkar takes the bottom-hand off the handle and gets the ball down from front of his neck

82.5

Johnson to Tendulkar, OUT, Tendulkar is on his bike. Trapped in front by Johnson. Out for 109. It landed on the leg and middle line on a length and moved towards middle, Tendulkar was caught on the shuffle and pushed outside the line. It would have taken out the middle stump. Fine innings, with a touch of luck at the end, comes to an end. The new ball has worked. he had slowed down after his ton; perhaps, he was playing for the stumps, or for the new ball or just tired.

SR Tendulkar lbw b Johnson 109 (274m 188b 12x4 0x6) SR: 57.97

India 303/5   SR Tendulkar 109 (188b 12x4)
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Nov 10, 2008

Simon Katich and Michael Clarke after Australia's loss, India v Australia, 4th Test, Nagpur, 5th day, November 10, 2008

Simon Katich and Michael Clarke after Australia's loss

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The Australians reflect on what could have been, India v Australia, 4th Test, Nagpur, 5th day, November 10, 2008

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