Australia tour of India, 2008/09 / Commentary

Border-Gavaskar Trophy - 4th Test

India v Australia

India won by 172 runs

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0.1

Khan to Hayden, 2 leg byes, drifting on the pads, runs down to fine leg

0.2

Khan to Hayden, 1 run, leans forward to push towards short cover region for a quick single

Australia 3/0   ML Hayden 1* (2b)

1.1

Harbhajan Singh to Hayden, no run, around the off stump, Hayden goes back to push it to the off side

1.2

Harbhajan Singh to Hayden, no run, on the middle and off line, on a length and Hayden gets forward to defend

1.3

Harbhajan Singh to Hayden, FOUR, Hayden picks his first boundary with a cut shot. It was short in length and outside off, not much turn and Hayden dealt it with ease

1.4

Harbhajan Singh to Hayden, no run, flat and quick, around off stump and Hayden leans across to dead-bat

1.5

Harbhajan Singh to Hayden, no run, slower, outside off stump, still a flat trajectory and Hayden lets it go

1.6

Harbhajan Singh to Hayden, no run, bit more air, slow through the air and Hayden stretches forward to defend

Australia 15/0   ML Hayden 5* (8b 1x4)

2.5

Khan to Hayden, no run, coming in from just outside off stump and Hayden offers the full broad face of his bat in defence

2.6

Khan to Hayden, no run, full pitched outside off stump, Hayden drives but the bat-face shuts at the point of impact and the ball rolls back to Zaheer

Australia 18/0   ML Hayden 5* (10b 1x4)

3.5

Harbhajan Singh to Hayden, no run, leans forward to defend. No turn so far with the new ball for Harbhajan

3.6

Harbhajan Singh to Hayden, 1 run, comes down the track, takes it on the full and drives past the lunging Harbhajan who takes bit of pace off the ball and Ishant covers up at mid-on

Australia 20/0   ML Hayden 6* (12b 1x4)

4.1

Khan to Hayden, no run

4.2

Khan to Hayden, FOUR, edged to third man boundary. It was full in length and outside off stump, Haydoes goes for the drive and gets a thick edge

4.3

Khan to Hayden, no run, Full pitched outside off and Hayden on drives it to right of mid-on where Mishra makes another fine tumbling stop

4.4

Khan to Hayden, no run, on the middle stump line, Hayden gets his bat in front of his pad and drives to Mishra

4.5

Khan to Hayden, no run, shorter in length, coming in with the angle and Hayden jabs it off the inner edge

4.6

Khan to Hayden, FOUR, Delicious straight drive by Haydos. Good positive forward stride, clean straight swing of the bat and the ball races along the ground past the bowler, past the umpire and well to the right of Mishra.

Australia 28/0   ML Hayden 14* (18b 3x4)

5.2

Sharma to Hayden, no run, in the channel outside off stump, Hayden lets Dhoni collect that

5.3

Sharma to Hayden, 2 runs, straightens after hitting the length on the middle stump line, Hayden adjusts to wrist it past square leg

5.4

Sharma to Hayden, no run, nice teasing delivery just outside off stump and straightening. Hayden lets it go and it went very close to the off stump

5.5

Sharma to Hayden, no run, in the corridor and Dhoni gathers again.

5.6

Sharma to Hayden, no run, back of length, around middle stump line and Hayden pushes it to mid-on

Australia 31/0   ML Hayden 16* (23b 3x4)

6.3

Khan to Hayden, no run, coming in from a length, pushed back to Zaheer who throws it back at the stumps outside off and through to Dhoni

6.4

Khan to Hayden, no run, leans forward to punch the length delivery to mid-off

6.5

Khan to Hayden, OUT, Vijay has run out Hayden. Hayden is walking. What a blow. It was pushed to mid-on and Vijay rushed in, picked the ball, and fired a direct hit at the non-striker's end. Not a wise decision by Haydos to pick a young man

ML Hayden run out 16 (30m 26b 3x4 0x6) SR: 61.53

Australia 32/1   ML Hayden 16 (26b 3x4)
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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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Nov 10, 2008

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

The Australians reflect on what could have been

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