Australia tour of India, 2nd ODI: India v Australia at Nagpur, Oct 28, 2009
India won by 99 runs
28 October 2009 - day/night match (50-over match)
28.1

Watson to Dhoni, 2 runs, walks right down the track and placed it deliberately to the left of mid-off. Neatly done. He just opened the bat-face, found the gap and ran the first run very hard

28.2

Watson to Dhoni, 1 run, jumps out and turns the length delivery past square-leg

28.3

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

28.4

Watson to Dhoni, 1 run, on the pads, turned to long leg for a single

28.5

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

28.6

Watson to Dhoni, FOUR, stretches well forward to drive the full delivery well to the left of mid-off and it races away. He hit it uppishly but found the placement

India 188/3   SR Watson 1-0-10-0
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

30.4

Watson to Dhoni, no run, on the off stump line, pushed to the off side

30.5

Watson to Dhoni, 1 run, length delivery around the off stump, pushed through covers

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   SR Watson 2-0-16-0
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

32.2

Watson to Dhoni, 2 runs, fifty! punched off the back-foot to deep cover, gets it wide of the fielder in the deep and they comfortably come back for the second

32.3

Watson to Dhoni, 1 run, again driven of the back-foot to deep cover, just a single on this occasion

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

32.5

Watson to Dhoni, no run, defended outside the off stump, watchfully played

32.6

Watson to Dhoni, no run, short of a good length delivery, Dhoni stands tall and punches it away on the off side

India 211/3   SR Watson 3-0-20-0
45.1

Watson to Raina, 1 run, really full delivery, punched down to long-on.

45.2

Watson to Dhoni, SIX, 100 up and brought up in his inimitable style. The crowd go mad. That bottom-hand powered strike again. It was full around the off stump and he carves it over long-off.

45.3

Watson to Dhoni, SIX, Oh boy another big hit. Dhoni went for the sliced drive this time and it went high in the air and just managed to clear long-off. The delirious crowd go berserk. The noise is deafening.

45.4

Watson to Dhoni, 2 runs, short in length, cut away hard and the point fielder takes some pace off the ball

45.5

Watson to Dhoni, 1 run, yorker length outside off, Dhoni reaches out to slice it to right of point where Voges makes another tumbling stop

45.6

Watson to Raina, 1 run, almost yorker length on the middle and off, dug out to cover point

India 311/4   SR Watson 4-0-37-0
47.1

Watson to Dhoni, 1 run, short in length, on the off stump, punched away to deep cover

47.2

Watson to Raina, 1 run, yorker length, dipping in front of the lunging Raina who jabs it to the on side for a single

47.3

Watson to Dhoni, FOUR, That could have taken out Watto. It was a low full toss - the disease is back - and Dhoni thrashes it past the startled bowler who manages to get away from the line of fire

47.4

Watson to Dhoni, 1 run, full delivery, edges the big drive towards midwicket for a run

47.5

Watson to Raina, 2 runs, low dipping full toss, swung away wide of deep midwicket for couple of runs

47.6

Watson to Raina, 1 run, goes for the yorker again, dips in front of Raina who reaches out, tries to take it on the full and makes contact with the bottom of that bat; the ball rolls away to long-off

India 339/4   SR Watson 5-0-47-0
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