Australia in India ODI Series - 2nd ODI

India v Australia

India won by 99 runs

3.4

Siddle to Gambhir, no run, lifting delivery onto the ribcage, Gambhir hops to fend it away ungainly to the off side

3.5

Siddle to Gambhir, no run, another bouncer, climbs shoulder high, Gambhir takes his eyes off the ball and ducks; the ball bounds off the right shoulder to the off side. Ouch

3.6

Siddle to Gambhir, no run, and in comes the full length delivery outside off. Gambhir doesn't chase it. Good pace, carry and bounce on this track so far. Lovely stadium this, one of the best, if not the best, in the country. Nice bucket seats all around.

India 21/1   G Gambhir 0* (3b)

4.3

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, no run, from very close to the stumps, on the middle and off line, shaping away, defended to short cover

4.4

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, 1 run, on the middle, tilting in towards middle and leg, pushed out wide of midwicket for a single

India 27/1   G Gambhir 1* (5b)

5.1

Siddle to Gambhir, no run, it angles away from Gambhir who shoulders arms

5.2

Siddle to Gambhir, no run, fuller, draws Gambhir forward and it has been mistimed to short cover. Good ball that. Gambhir was late in getting forward and across and played away from the body.

5.3

Siddle to Gambhir, FOUR, But this time he is ready and springs to the front foot very quickly. He glided forward and drove it superbly between the umpire and the non-striker.

5.4

Siddle to Gambhir, 1 run, full again, driven to right of mid-off

India 37/1   G Gambhir 6* (9b 1x4)

6.1

Johnson to Gambhir, 1 run, lands on a length, comes in, Gambhir taps it to the on side for a single

6.3

Johnson to Gambhir, no run, on the middle and leg, bouncing delivery, worked to midwicket

6.4

Johnson to Gambhir, FOUR, drifts to the pads and all Gambhir had to do was get bat on ball; he does and the ball races to fine-leg boundary

6.5

Johnson to Gambhir, no run, leans forward to defend to midwicket

6.6

Johnson to Gambhir, no run, banged in short on the middle, Gambhir goes down under

India 43/1   G Gambhir 11* (14b 2x4)

7.3

Siddle to Gambhir, 1 bye, lovely lifting delivery around off stump, Gambhir sways away from the line and Paine fumbles while trying to collect it from front of his face

7.5

Siddle to Gambhir, no run, on the middle and leg, defended to the on side

7.6

Siddle to Gambhir, no run, full in length, on the off stump line, punched away to mid-off

India 49/1   G Gambhir 11* (17b 2x4)

8.2

Johnson to Gambhir, 1 run, full delivery, on the middle, tilting in, flicked to fine-leg region for a single

India 51/1   G Gambhir 12* (18b 2x4)

9.1

Siddle to Gambhir, 1 run, short in length, angling away from Gambhir who runs it down to third man

9.4

Siddle to Gambhir, no run, the bouncer on the leg and middle line, Gambhir ducks. Sehwag comes out for bit of gardening, he says something to Gambhir who nods

9.5

Siddle to Gambhir, FOUR, fuller, on the leg and middle line, Gambhir made sure his balance was good as he leaned forward and flicked it to the left of square-leg fielder.

9.6

Siddle to Gambhir, no run, lands on a length just outside leg, moves in to leg and middle, Gambhir tries to wrist it to square-leg but edges it down the track to the bowler

India 67/1   G Gambhir 17* (22b 3x4)

11.6

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, no run, slower one, off cutter, on the middle, tapped to point

India 75/2   G Gambhir 17* (23b 3x4)

12.3

Johnson to Gambhir, 1 run, short in length, around the off stump this time, tapped down to third man

India 81/2   G Gambhir 18* (24b 3x4)

13.1

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, 2 runs, on the pads, clipped away to deep backward square-leg for couple of runs. Hilfy is still struggling with his line.

13.2

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, 2 runs, Dropped by Paine. Hilfy pushes this well outside off stump, Gambhir reaches out, bat well away from the body, and gets a thick edge. Paine is late to dive to his left and clangs it. It was definitely catchable

13.3

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, 1 run, run down to third man for a single

13.6

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, no run, pushes it well outside off, Gambhir doesn't chase it this time

India 88/2   G Gambhir 23* (28b 3x4)

15.3

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, 1 no ball, leans forward to defend to the off side. There were four fielders outside the circle and hence the no ball call

15.3

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, 1 run, just outside off stump, guided down to third man

15.5

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, 1 run, slower one, off cutter, short in length , turned to square-leg for a single

India 102/3   G Gambhir 25* (31b 3x4)

17.1

Voges to Gambhir, 1 wide, spins down the leg side .. wide

17.1

Voges to Gambhir, 1 run, flighted up outside off, Gambhir eases it down to long-off

17.4

Voges to Gambhir, 1 run, comes forward to on drive it to long-on

17.6

Voges to Gambhir, 1 run, skips down the track and on drives it to long-on for a easy single

India 117/3   G Gambhir 28* (34b 3x4)

18.1

Hauritz to Gambhir, 1 run, flighted full outside off stump, driven down to deep cover

18.4

Hauritz to Gambhir, 1 run, on the off stump line, steered to point for another easy run

18.6

Hauritz to Gambhir, no run, on the middle, Gambhir tries to push it to the on side and gets a leading edge

India 121/3   G Gambhir 30* (37b 3x4)

19.2

Voges to Gambhir, 1 run, goes right back to clip it past square-leg and they cross over.

India 123/3   G Gambhir 31* (38b 3x4)

20.1

Hauritz to Gambhir, 1 run, leans forward to work it through covers

20.4

Hauritz to Gambhir, 1 run, goes right back to cut it to cover point for a single

20.6

Hauritz to Gambhir, no run, on the off stump line, pushed to point fielder

India 129/3   G Gambhir 33* (41b 3x4)

21.2

Voges to Gambhir, 2 runs, turns in from outside off, from short of length, Gambhir goes back to cut it well to the left of sweeper cover

21.3

Voges to Gambhir, no run, moves down the track but Vogues shortens the length and Gambhir adjusts to stab it away to the off side

21.4

Voges to Gambhir, 1 run, And again. Vogues pushes it shorter and Gambhir manages to push it away past White who dives from his position at short extra cover

21.6

Voges to Gambhir, no run, slows up the pace, flighted on the off stump line, Gambhir leans forward to work it to long-on

India 134/3   G Gambhir 36* (45b 3x4)

22.2

Hauritz to Gambhir, 1 run, comes in with the arm, from round the stumps, on the off stump line, steered to backward point

India 136/3   G Gambhir 37* (46b 3x4)

23.2

Voges to Gambhir, FOUR, moves down the track, takes it on the full and slams it to extra-cover boundary

23.3

Voges to Gambhir, 1 run, again skips down the track, the ball is straighter this time and Gambhir pushes it down to long-on

23.5

Voges to Gambhir, 1 run, short in length, perhaps expecting Gambhir to step out again but he stays back this time and cuts it away

India 149/3   G Gambhir 43* (49b 4x4)

24.2

Hauritz to Gambhir, no run, lands outside off and it keeps a touch low and that throws Gambhir off rhythm and he jabs it out to cover

24.3

Hauritz to Gambhir, FOUR, charges down the track and plays a quality inside-out shot over extra cover. He plays that shot really well. we even saw him take on Muralitharan repeatedly in that fashion.

24.4

Hauritz to Gambhir, 1 run, drags it shorter and its cut past point

India 156/3   G Gambhir 48* (52b 5x4)

25.2

Johnson to Gambhir, 2 leg byes, goes for the yorker, ends up as a low dipping full toss on the legs, rolls away to fine-leg. He was out to a similar ball in the first game; the line then was of course on middle

25.3

Johnson to Gambhir, 1 run

25.5

Johnson to Gambhir, 1 wide, again pushed down the leg side and Paine collects

25.5

Johnson to Gambhir, 1 run, on the off stump line, guided down to third man and reaches his fifty. The team-mates in the dressing room give him a generous applause

India 165/3   G Gambhir 50* (55b 5x4)

26.2

Hauritz to Gambhir, 1 run, leans across to push it to point and Johnson throws wide of Paine! Oh dear.. overthrows.

26.4

Hauritz to Gambhir, 2 runs, slightly short, cut away past point

26.5

Hauritz to Gambhir, no run, lovely delivery, it drifted in from round the stumps, landed on a length around off and spun away past the defensive poke

26.6

Hauritz to Gambhir, 1 run, goes right back to work the ball off his pads

India 172/3   G Gambhir 54* (59b 5x4)

27.1

Johnson to Gambhir, 1 run, full in length, around the off stump line, tapped close on the off side, towards backward point and they scamper across

27.3

Johnson to Gambhir, 1 run, outside off stump, cut down to third man

27.5

Johnson to Gambhir, 1 run, another tip and run from the Indian duo

India 177/3   G Gambhir 57* (62b 5x4)

28.3

Watson to Gambhir, 1 run, short in length, just outside off stump, chopped down to third man

28.5

Watson to Gambhir, 1 run, just outside off stump, Gambhir dabs it to third man

India 184/3   G Gambhir 59* (64b 5x4)

29.1

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, FOUR, short in length, on the hips, poor delivery, tucked away to fine-leg boundary.

29.2

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, 2 runs, on the middle and leg , worked to deep square-leg region for couple of runs

29.3

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, no run, fullish, angling away from Gambhir who tries to run it down to third man and is beaten. He is not happy with himself, suggests he should have driven it straight in the V

29.4

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, no run, bouncer around the leg stump, Gambhir ducks.

29.5

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, 1 run, short delivery, climbs around the off stump, tapped down to third man

India 195/3   G Gambhir 66* (69b 6x4)

30.1

Watson to Gambhir, 2 runs, outside off stump line, cut away through the off side. 100 of the partnership comes up.

30.2

Watson to Gambhir, 2 runs, leans forward to tap it towards backward point. There is a direct hit at the non striker's end and it runs away from an extra run

30.3

Watson to Gambhir, 1 run, slower, off cutter, allows to come to him before working it down to third man. 200 up now

30.6

Watson to Gambhir, no run, angling away from Gambhir who tries to pick up another run to third man but doesn't get bat on ball

India 201/3   G Gambhir 71* (73b 6x4)

31.2

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, 1 run, leans forward to work into gaps on the leg side for yet another single

31.4

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, no run, again hurls it short and this one climbs higher, around chest-high, Gambhir takes his eyes off the ball as he fends it to the on side

31.5

Hilfenhaus to Gambhir, 1 run, goes for the yorker but drifts outside leg, stabbed past square-leg

India 205/3   G Gambhir 73* (76b 6x4)

32.1

Watson to Gambhir, 1 run, short of a good length delivery outside the off stump, Gambhir stays back and taps it away on the off side and they scamper through for a single. Excellent running between the wickets

32.4

Watson to Gambhir, 1 leg bye, short of a good length delivery, on the middle and off stump line - Gambhir tries to work it away on the leg side but fails to make contact and the ball rolls away off the pad. Dhoni calls early and once again they scamper through for a well judged single

India 211/3   G Gambhir 74* (78b 6x4)

33.1

Siddle to Gambhir, 1 run, from round the stumps, full in length, outside off, sliced away to wide third man

33.4

Siddle to Gambhir, 1 run, on the middle and leg, edges it to his pad and the ball rolls behind square-leg

India 216/3   G Gambhir 76* (80b 6x4)
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Match abandoned without a ball bowled
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Oct 28, 2009

Tim Paine appears to be in discomfort, India v Australia, 2nd ODI, Nagpur, October 28, 2009

Tim Paine appears to be in discomfort

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Oct 28, 2009

Ravindra Jadeja finished with 3 for 35, India v Australia, 2nd ODI, Nagpur, October 28, 2009

Ravindra Jadeja finished with 3 for 35

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