Australia tour of India, 4th Test: India v Australia at Nagpur, Nov 6-10, 2008
India won by 172 runs
6,7,8,9,10 November 2008 (5-day match)
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7.2

Harbhajan Singh to Ponting, no run, goes on the back foot to defend down the track

7.3

Harbhajan Singh to Ponting, no run, flighted on the off stump line, from over the wickets, gets forward to defend

7.4

Harbhajan Singh to Ponting, no run, on the middle stump line, gets his bat in front of the pad to defend

7.5

Harbhajan Singh to Ponting, 2 runs, turning in from short of length, punched through covers.

7.6

Harbhajan Singh to Ponting, no run, turns in from outside off stump, goes right back to defend

Australia 36/1   RT Ponting 2* (5b)
8.2

Sharma to Ponting, no run, on the middle and leg, worked to the on side

8.3

Sharma to Ponting, no run, short in length outside off, defended to the off side

8.4

Sharma to Ponting, no run, cutting in a touch from short of length, Ponting jabs it to the off side

8.5

Sharma to Ponting, no run, testing delivery, full in length and coming in, Ponting gets a big stride out and defends off the inner edge to the on side

8.6

Sharma to Ponting, no run, spears it in towards the middle and leg, misses the forward prod and bounds off the pad to right of short leg

Australia 37/1   RT Ponting 2* (10b)
9.3

Harbhajan Singh to Ponting, no run, slightly short, Ponting goes on the back foot to hit it and it richochets off the silly point fielder towards mid-off

9.4

Harbhajan Singh to Ponting, no run, flighted outside off, slower in the air and Ponting gets forward to defend , bat away from the body

9.5

Harbhajan Singh to Ponting, no run, stretches well across to push to covers

9.6

Harbhajan Singh to Ponting, 1 run, goes back to push to extra cover for a single

Australia 39/1   RT Ponting 3* (14b)
10.1

Sharma to Ponting, no run, on a length, around the off stump, shapes away a bit, guided to backward point. All the Indians shining the ball vigourously...

10.2

Sharma to Ponting, no run, full and just outside off stump, Ponting is on the front foot, pushing to mid-off

10.3

Sharma to Ponting, no run, bounces from short in length on the off stump line, pushed to covers

10.4

Sharma to Ponting, 2 runs, spearing into the middle, worked through wide mid-on for couple of runs.

10.5

Sharma to Ponting, no run, short in length, coming in a touch and Ponting nudges it to the off side.

10.6

Sharma to Ponting, 2 runs, short in length and Ponting stands tall to punch it sweetly through cover point for couple more.

Australia 43/1   RT Ponting 7* (20b)
11.4

Harbhajan Singh to Ponting, no run, from over the wickets, on the middle and leg, nudged to short leg

11.5

Harbhajan Singh to Ponting, no run, flighted nicely, dips in front of Ponting who drives to Ganguly at mid-on

11.6

Harbhajan Singh to Ponting, FOUR, Ponting opts for the slog sweep. He went forward and hit it with the turn up and over midwicket.

Australia 48/1   RT Ponting 11* (23b 1x4)
13.1

Harbhajan Singh to Ponting, no run, goes right back to nudge the off break between short leg and backward short leg

13.2

Harbhajan Singh to Ponting, no run, leans forward to drive to mid-on

13.3

Harbhajan Singh to Ponting, no run, slower through the air, flighted around the off stump, defended on the front foot

13.4

Harbhajan Singh to Ponting, 1 run, flighted on the middle, worked to right of Ganguly at mid-on for a single

Australia 53/1   RT Ponting 12* (27b 1x4)
14.1

Sharma to Ponting, no run, back of length and outside off stump, cut down to backward point

14.2

Sharma to Ponting, no run, testing delivery, fuller, comes in towards middle stump and Ponting defends front of the pad

14.3

Sharma to Ponting, no run, spears it in towards middle and leg, worked past short leg.

14.4

Sharma to Ponting, no run, fuller, right up there on the middle and leg line, Ponting pushes it to mid-on. Very cautious against Ishant. On a better day, he would have wristed it through square leg

14.5

Sharma to Ponting, no run, 140.6 kmph fullish delivery on the middle and Ponting taps it gently towards mid-on

14.6

Sharma to Ponting, no run, another testing delivery, straightens after landing on a length around middle and off and Ponting jabs it off the outer half of the bat to the off side

Australia 53/1   RT Ponting 12* (33b 1x4)
15.3

Harbhajan Singh to Ponting, 1 run, flighted around the middle stump line, worked to wide midwicket region

Australia 55/1   RT Ponting 13* (34b 1x4)
16.1

Sharma to Ponting, no run, in the zone outside off stump, Ponting has his stumps covered before shouldering arms

16.2

Sharma to Ponting, no run, shapes away after landing on a length around the off stump, Ponting opens up his stance, rather is forced to and steers to point

16.3

Sharma to Ponting, no run, cutting in from short of length outside off and Ponting defends back down the track.

16.4

Sharma to Ponting, FOUR, short in length and not coming in enough and Ponting arched back to get on top of the bounce and guided it perfectly past backward point

16.5

Sharma to Ponting, FOUR, fuller, but drifting towards middle and leg and Ponting is quick to get on to it and on drives it through wide mid-on. Very nicely played.

16.6

Sharma to Ponting, 3 runs, overpitched on the legs and Ponting flicks it to deep square leg region and by the time Amit Mishra comes around from long leg they run three

Australia 74/1   RT Ponting 24* (40b 3x4)
17.1

Harbhajan Singh to Ponting, OUT, Harbhajan has taken out Ponting. Wicket no 300 for Bhaji. It landed outside off stump on a length. Ponting shaped to cut it but was stunned as the ball turned in, cramped him and hit the top of the off stump. This is the tenth time he has dismissed Ricky. This is the first time he has bowled Ponting and It was Harbhajan 200th wicket in India.

RT Ponting b Harbhajan Singh 24 (45m 41b 3x4 0x6) SR: 58.53

Australia 74/2   RT Ponting 24 (41b 3x4)
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