South Africa tour of India, 1st Test: India v South Africa at Chennai, Mar 26-30, 2008
26,27,28,29,30 March 2008 (5-day match)
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50.6

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, Kallis gets behind the line of a flighted delivery and defends on the leg side

South Africa 196/2   JH Kallis 0* (1b)
51.4

Kumble to Kallis, no run, Kallis lunges forward to defend a flighted delivery on off stump and gets an inside edge that flies wide of the man at short leg

51.5

Kumble to Kallis, 2 runs, too short and too straight again from Kumble, Kallis moves back and flicks off his pads for two more

51.6

Kumble to Kallis, no run, flighted delivery outside off stump, Kallis strides forward and drives to mid-off

South Africa 199/2   JH Kallis 2* (4b)
52.5

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, Kallis moves forward and defends with a straight bat

52.6

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, 1 run, Kallis moves across his stumps and paddles Harbhajan towards long leg for a single

South Africa 205/2   JH Kallis 3* (6b)
53.1

Kumble to Kallis, no run, flighted delivery on middle stump, Kallis leans forward and defends on the leg side

53.2

Kumble to Kallis, no run, tossed up on leg stump, Kallis leans across and pushes the ball towards midwicket

53.3

Kumble to Kallis, no run, bowled quicker through the air on middle stump, Kallis digs it out towards Laxman at very short midwicket

53.4

Kumble to Kallis, no run, Kumble appeals for leg before but Tony Hill says not out, Kallis thrust forward in defence but the ball hit the inside edge and hit the pad

53.5

Kumble to Kallis, 1 leg bye, Kumble slants on to leg stump, the ball hits the pad for a leg bye

South Africa 206/2   JH Kallis 3* (11b)
54.1

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, 1 run, drifts on to middle and leg, Kallis moves across his stumps and pushes the ball behind square leg

54.3

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, bowled slowly through the air, Kallis moves back and across and defends

54.4

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, 1 run, Kallis once again moves across his stumps to work the ball angling into him down towards long leg

South Africa 209/2   JH Kallis 5* (14b)
55.1

Sreesanth to Kallis, no run, starts off with a good length ball outside off stump, Kallis lets it go through to Dhoni

55.2

Sreesanth to Kallis, no run, once again Sreesanth keeps it on a tight line and length just outside off, Kallis watchfully lets it go again

55.3

Sreesanth to Kallis, no run, Sreesanth bowls a full and slower ball outside off stump, Kallis moves forward to drive but mis-times it

55.4

Sreesanth to Kallis, no run, Sreesanth gets a full toss to swing back into Kallis who once again mis-times the drive to mid-off

55.5

Sreesanth to Kallis, no run, short of a length delivery outside off stump, Kallis offers no shot and Dhoni takes the ball at waist height

55.6

Sreesanth to Kallis, no run, Sreesanth goes wide of the crease and angles a full ball into off stump, Kallis moves forward and drives towards point

South Africa 211/2   JH Kallis 5* (20b)
56.4

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, tossed up on off and middle stump, Kallis moves forward and defends to the leg side

56.5

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, Kallis gets squared up by a straighter one, he moved across his crease to play on the leg side but had to adjust and defend because the ball didn't turn into him

56.6

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, defended on the back foot

South Africa 212/2   JH Kallis 5* (23b)
57.4

Sreesanth to Kallis, no run, good length and closer to off stump this time, Kallis gets behind the line and defends

57.5

Sreesanth to Kallis, no run, good length once again, angling into off stump, Kallis drives the ball into the ground and towards the bowler

57.6

Sreesanth to Kallis, no run, tight line and length outside off stump, Kallis lets the ball pass through to Dhoni

South Africa 217/2   JH Kallis 5* (26b)
58.2

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, bowled quicker through the air on middle stump, Kallis defends on the leg side off the front foot

58.3

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, Kallis moves on to the front foot and defends on the leg side

58.4

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, 1 run, Kallis moves back in his crease and pushes towards point for one more

South Africa 219/2   JH Kallis 6* (29b)
59.6

Sreesanth to Kallis, 2 runs, full pitched, around the off stump and Kallis drives pleasingly to deep cover region

South Africa 223/2   JH Kallis 8* (30b)
60.6

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, turns in from outside off and Kallis is solid, as ever, in defense

South Africa 226/2   JH Kallis 8* (31b)
62.3

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, 1 run, driven to mid-off for a easy single.. That packed leg side field means lots of gaps i in the off

62.5

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, on the middle and leg, turns ever so slowly on this track, nudged to leg slip region

62.6

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, suddenly, against the run of play, Kallis goes for a slog sweep, misses and is struck outside the off stump. Harbhajan appeals, the umpire hands him his cap. End of the over.

South Africa 234/2   JH Kallis 9* (34b)
63.2

Singh to Kallis, FOUR, he thrust his left foot out before the release, prompting RP to pitch it short and Kallis eased back to pull it over midwicket. Very well played.

63.3

Singh to Kallis, no run, follows that adventurous streak with a dour defensive stroke.

63.4

Singh to Kallis, no run, slanted across Kallis who lets Dhoni gather it

63.5

Singh to Kallis, no run, better delivery, full and moving away from Kallis who shows excellent judgement of his off stump.

63.6

Singh to Kallis, no run, length delivery on the off stump and defended back to the bowler who hurls the delivery to the 'keeper.

South Africa 239/2   JH Kallis 13* (39b 1x4)
64.4

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run

64.5

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, loopy delivery, around the off stump and Kallis, who shuffles a touch, defends solidly

64.6

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, OUT, Kallis is gone. Harbhajan strikes. Loopy flighted delivery, spinning in from off stump and Kallis leaned forward to defend. The ball turns in with bounce, collides with the inside edge and bounds off the pad. Wasim Jaffer, from the squarish short leg position, takes the catch. Harbhajan appeals, Kallis walks, the umpire doesn't move his finger, Harbhajan looks bemused and anguished before his team-mates shout from behind. Gone.

JH Kallis c Jaffer b Harbhajan Singh 13 (57m 42b 1x4 0x6) SR: 30.95

South Africa 244/3   JH Kallis 13 (42b 1x4)
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