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)
  • Overs 1-50
  • Overs 51-100
  • Overs 101-150
0.1

Lee to Sehwag, 1 wide, Starts off with a wide delivery outside off stump. Sehwag takes the first strike in a long time.

0.1

Lee to Sehwag, no run, Again pretty wide outside off stump and Sehwag lets that one whizz past him

0.2

Lee to Sehwag, FOUR, again full and well outside off stump, Sehwag leans across, reaches out, opens the bat face and square drives it to left of backward point. Two slips, gully, backward point in.

0.3

Lee to Sehwag, 1 run, almost dragged on to the stumps. Much closer to the off stump and Sehwag has a dab off the back foot, bat comes down in an angle and the ball rushes off the edge past the off stump and past Haddin. That brings the debutant Vijay on strike

0.4

Lee to Vijay, no run, some swing there but too much outside off to trouble the batsman. Vijay didn't have to play a shot in his first ball in Test cricket. Can we have a yorker please?

0.5

Lee to Vijay, 2 runs, And a pleasant shot to get off the mark. It was a length delivery leaving him and he leaned into the forward punch and the ball went through cover point

0.6

Lee to Vijay, no run, again gets on the front foot and defends to point

India 8/0   B Lee 1-0-8-0
2.1

Lee to Vijay, no run, 139.1 short-pitched delivery outside off stump, Vijay has nothing to do with it.

2.2

Lee to Vijay, 3 runs, 143.3 kmph full delivery around the off stump, Vijay lunges forward and gets a thickish edge, along the ground and it went through gully. Lee thought it hit the pad and appealed. And it went straight off the bat.

2.3

Lee to Sehwag, 1 run, Action coming in in thick and fast. Sehwag goes back and across and chops a short-of-length delivery down to third man

2.4

Lee to Vijay, no run, 144.2 kmph length delivery in the zone outside off stump and Vijay watches it sail into Haddin's gloves.

2.5

Lee to Vijay, no run, another one in the channel and Vijay lets it go past him

2.6

Lee to Vijay, 1 no ball, around 140 kmph lifting delivery around the off stump and Vijay does well to drop his wrists and sway away.

2.6

Lee to Vijay, FOUR, Lovely shot to bring up your first boundary in Test cricket. He got forward crisply and punched a length delivery on the up and through extra cover.

India 25/0   B Lee 2-0-17-0
4.1

Lee to Vijay, no run, 141.0 kmph full length delivery outside off stump, Vijay seems to know where his off stump is and shoulders arms

4.2

Lee to Vijay, no run, homing in on the off stump and Vijay gets forward to ease it to mid-off.

4.3

Lee to Vijay, no run, 137.6 lifting delivery around off and middle line, Vijay drops his wrists, gets his bat down and arches back to evade the ball. Lee stares. The crowd roar. Welcome to India v Australia.

4.4

Lee to Vijay, no run, gets behind the line of a length delivery and pushes it to the off side

4.5

Lee to Vijay, no run, fuller, outside off stump and square driven to backward point

4.6

Lee to Vijay, 1 run, on the hips, tucked away behind square leg for a single

India 32/0   B Lee 3-0-18-0
6.1

Lee to Sehwag, no run, 137.5 kmph - Lee has been slower than Mitch - short of length and around off stump, Sehwag gets on top of the bounce to defend to the off side

6.2

Lee to Sehwag, no run, 134.3 kmph back of length delivery, just outside off, Sehwag hops to cut to backward point

6.3

Lee to Sehwag, 2 runs, 144.2 kmph fuller delivery and Sehwag goes hard at his cover drive and doesn't get the right timing but will pick up two runs

6.4

Lee to Sehwag, no run, 133.9 kmph short of length delivery coming in to Sehwag's body and that cramps him. It strikes him on the arm guard.

6.5

Lee to Sehwag, no run, 145.4 kmph full length delivery, coming in a touch and Sehwag goes for his off drive but edges the ball to the on side. The bat face shutting at the point of impact

6.6

Lee to Sehwag, no run, lands on a length around off and straightens, Sehwag gets behind the line and defends to the leg side

India 34/0   B Lee 4-0-20-0
33.1

Lee to Laxman, no run, Lee starts off with a 135.1 - he has been pretty slow today on the radar - around mid 130s- length delivery outside off, Laxman shapes to play it on the up but doesn't connect well

33.2

Lee to Laxman, no run, fuller, 136.7 kmph delivery just outside off stump and Laxman shoulders arms

33.3

Lee to Laxman, no run, fullish, outside off stump, driven to covers. It went away a touch in the air with the shiny side outside

33.4

Lee to Laxman, no run, lands on a length, moves away a bit and Laxman goes back to defend, bat away from the body

33.5

Lee to Laxman, no run, a tad fuller and outside off and Laxman lets it go through to the 'keeper

33.6

Lee to Laxman, no run, lifting delivery, on the off stump line, Laxman gets his bat down and tries to sway away but the ball pings him on the right shoulder

India 149/3   B Lee 5-1-20-0
35.1

Lee to Laxman, 2 runs, Lee bangs in a bouncer and Laxman goes for the pull, gets it down to the ground and hits through wide midwicket region.

35.2

Lee to Laxman, no run, fuller, around 138 kmph delivery and Laxman eases it to covers

35.3

Lee to Laxman, no run, 141.4 fullish delivery, hint of away movement and Laxman drives to covers

35.4

Lee to Laxman, no run, ah! the inswinging yorker, around 143 kmph, reversing in late with the shiny side in, and Laxman digs it out to the on side

35.5

Lee to Laxman, no run, goes for the variation with the shiny side out this time but pushes it too far wide to force a shot

35.6

Lee to Laxman, no run, closer to that off stump and Laxman steers to gully

India 159/3   B Lee 6-1-22-0
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

37.5

Lee to Laxman, no run, change of pace and a surprised Laxman manages to keep it down by taking the bottom-hand off the handle. Actually he was helped by the fact that it hit the bottom of the bat.

37.6

Lee to Laxman, no run, whistling through the off stump channel, left alone

India 173/3   B Lee 7-1-29-0
39.1

Lee to Laxman, no run, wide outside off stump, Laxman watches it sail past him

39.2

Lee to Laxman, no run, bangs it in short, Laxman sways away from the line

39.3

Lee to Laxman, no run, from wide of the crease, full and just outside off stump, flicked to mid-off

39.4

Lee to Laxman, no run, closer to the stumps, full and just outside off stump, driven crisply but straight to extra cover

39.5

Lee to Laxman, FOUR, fullish and outside off stump and Laxman times his off drive well and Watson misfields at midoff, running to his left.

39.6

Lee to Laxman, no run, on a length, punched to covers

India 179/3   B Lee 8-1-33-0
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   B Lee 9-1-35-0
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

81.2

Lee to Ganguly, no run, 137.2 kmph delivery on middle and leg, defended to the on side

81.3

Lee to Ganguly, no run, 140.6 kmph delivery full in length around off and middle line, Ganguly eases it to the off side

81.4

Lee to Ganguly, no run, pushes it outside off stump and Ganguly leaves it alone

81.5

Lee to Ganguly, FOUR, The 31st four of the day brings up the 300. Full and on the legs, Ganguly flicks it through midwicket

81.6

Lee to Ganguly, no run, around the off and middle line, Ganguly plays a solid forward defensive stroke

India 303/4   B Lee 10-1-40-0
83.1

Lee to Ganguly, no run, short of length, coming in, defended to the on side

83.2

Lee to Ganguly, 2 runs, full pitched outside off stump, Ganguly eases it through covers

83.3

Lee to Ganguly, no run, gets forward to defend to mid-on

83.4

Lee to Ganguly, no run, banged in short from round the stumps and Ganguly does well to get on top of the bounce and defend it down to the ground. A leg gully is waiting for a mistake.

83.5

Lee to Ganguly, no run, fuller, further away from the off stump and Ganguly doesn't take the bait

83.6

Lee to Ganguly, no run, and again. Teasing line outside off and Ganguly resists.

India 305/5   B Lee 11-1-42-0
85.1

Lee to Dhoni, 2 runs, delightful off drive through wide mid-off for couple of runs. He moved forward well and got his placement right.

85.2

Lee to Dhoni, 1 run, short delivery at the body, Dhoni shuffles across to work it off his chest behind square leg for a single

85.3

Lee to Ganguly, no run, Lee goes round the stumps and spears it on the middle and leg line, worked to mid-on. Ganguly wanted to wrist it to left of that fielder but didn't quite get it right

85.4

Lee to Ganguly, no run, here comes the bouncer and the leg gully watches Ganguly duck

85.5

Lee to Ganguly, no run, well outside the off stump and left alone

85.6

Lee to Ganguly, 1 run, coming in with round-the-stumps angle and Ganguly picks up a single with a nudge to square leg

India 310/5   B Lee 12-1-46-0
88.1

Lee to Dhoni, no run, 134.6 kmph length delivery outside off stump, left alone. Lee has been pretty slow in terms of pace in this match.

88.2

Lee to Dhoni, 3 runs, 135.6 kmph back of length delivery and a bit of width outside off and Dhoni moves across to steer it through cover point.

88.3

Lee to Ganguly, no run, length delivery outside off stump and Ganguly lets it go through to Brad Haddin

88.4

Lee to Ganguly, 1 no ball, outside off stump and left alone again. And Lee has overstepped the front line. Lee has a word with Bowden.

88.4

Lee to Ganguly, 1 run, still from round the stumps for Ganguly - I didn't mention that earlier, sorry folks - and flicked to fine leg for a single

88.5

Lee to Dhoni, 3 runs, And Dhoni brings his bottom-hand into action again. Just a tiny back and across movement before lunging across to punch a short-of-length delivery through the off side. Krejza with the chase and a tumbling dive. Did his hand brush the ropes? Any way it has not been referred.

88.6

Lee to Ganguly, no run, gets solidly behind the line to defend. Then turns and walks briskly towards square leg.

India 323/5   B Lee 13-1-54-0
90.1

Lee to Ganguly, no run, Lee from round the stumps and Ganguly stands pretty still at the crease. The ball lands on a length and Ganguly moves, gets into position as the ball arrives towards off and middle line and defends to the off side. Ponting goes to have a chat with Lee. Ganguly waits.

90.2

Lee to Ganguly, no run, outside the off stump this time and Ganguly pushes at it and edges to the on side. Ganguly is not happy with himself, takes his gloves off and walks towards square leg.

90.3

Lee to Ganguly, no run, quite similar delivery and this time Ganguly lets it go past him.

90.4

Lee to Ganguly, no run, And again. At the end of the previous delivery, Ganguly signalled for new gloves I think. One slipm a short cover point, backward point, cover and mid-off in place

90.5

Lee to Ganguly, no run, 137.6 kmph lifting delivery on the leg stump line and Ganguly moves towards the off stump and lets it go behind him

90.6

Lee to Ganguly, no run, 136.3 kmph length delivery on the middle and Ganguly gets behind the line to defend to the on side

India 327/5   B Lee 14-2-54-0
92.1

Lee to Ganguly, no run, slower one to start off the over and Ganguly waits before pushing it cautiously to the off side

92.2

Lee to Ganguly, 1 run, gets off strike with a gentle push towards mid-on. On to 35 now.

92.3

Lee to Dhoni, no run, covers his off stump and doesn't flirt with a delivery in the channel. Flirting is out of fashion these days.

92.4

Lee to Dhoni, no run, fuller, around off stump, Dhoni uses his bottom-hand to punch it to covers.

92.5

Lee to Dhoni, no run, fullish delivery outside off, driven to the off side.

92.6

Lee to Dhoni, 1 run, outside off and pushed to extra cover for a quick single

India 331/5   B Lee 15-2-56-0
94.1

Lee to Dhoni, no run, well outside off stump, around 139 kmph delivery and DHoni covers his off stump with the back-foot movement and lets the ball rush past him

94.2

Lee to Dhoni, 2 runs, fullish and outside off, pushed through covers

94.3

Lee to Dhoni, FOUR, 140.4 kmph delivery drifting full on to the legs and Dhoni flicks in the air and to the right of the square-leg umpire and to the boundary. Lee wipes the sweat off his brow as he walks back to his run up.

94.4

Lee to Dhoni, no run, leans forward to defend a length delivery to the off side

94.5

Lee to Dhoni, no run, on a length, around the off stump and Dhoni leans forward to push it to Katich at covers.

94.6

Lee to Dhoni, no run, fuller, around 136 kmph, homing in on the off stump, dug out to the off side.

India 338/5   B Lee 16-2-62-0
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