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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66.2

Harbhajan Singh to Prince, no run, Prince offers no shot to his first delivery and is hit on the pad, Harbhajan roars an appeal but the ball was always going to spin across and miss off stump

66.3

Harbhajan Singh to Prince, no run, defended on the back foot towards the off side

66.4

Harbhajan Singh to Prince, no run, tossed up on middle stump, Prince leans forward and defends towards the leg side

66.5

Harbhajan Singh to Prince, FOUR, that was premeditated, Prince got a long way across his stumps and swept Harbhajan against the angle and turn, the ball hit the top edge and ran down to the fine-leg boundary

66.6

Harbhajan Singh to Prince, no run, bowled quicker through the air on middle and leg, Prince moves back and defends towards the bowler

South Africa 252/3   AG Prince 4* (5b 1x4)
67.3

Singh to Prince, no run, Prince moves across his stumps to play an incoming ball on the leg side but doesn't make proper contact

67.4

Singh to Prince, no run, a full toss swings into the left-hander from over the wicket, Prince pushes it back towards the bowler

67.5

Singh to Prince, no run, short of a length and wide outside off stump, Prince waits on the back foot and pushes the ball towards cover point

67.6

Singh to Prince, no run, short of a length delivery angles into Prince who moves on to the back foot and defends with a straight bat

South Africa 253/3   AG Prince 4* (9b 1x4)
68.2

Harbhajan Singh to Prince, 1 run, Prince comes out of his crease and drives the ball towards wide mid-on

68.6

Harbhajan Singh to Prince, no run, a bit too short from Harbhajan, Prince moves back and pushes the ball to mid-on

South Africa 256/3   AG Prince 5* (11b 1x4)
69.6

Singh to Prince, no run, a full ball swings into the left-hander from over the wicket, Prince moves forward and defends towards midwicket

South Africa 263/3   AG Prince 5* (12b 1x4)
70.4

Harbhajan Singh to Prince, no run, Harbhajan drops a fraction short which allows Prince the time to move back and cut towards point

70.5

Harbhajan Singh to Prince, no run, tossed up on off stump, Prince moves forward and defends

70.6

Harbhajan Singh to Prince, 3 runs, Prince moves back and chips the ball in the air but into the vacant midwicket region, Ganguly runs across from mid-on and the batsmen have enough time to run three

South Africa 267/3   AG Prince 8* (15b 1x4)
71.1

Kumble to Prince, no run, tossed up outside off stump, Prince lets it go to Dhoni

71.2

Kumble to Prince, no run, flatter through the air from Kumble, Prince moves back and defends on the off side

71.3

Kumble to Prince, no run, Prince moves on to the back foot and nudges the ball on the leg side

71.4

Kumble to Prince, no run, Kumble pushes Prince back with his flat trajectory and he defends on the off side

71.5

Kumble to Prince, no run, Prince lunges forward this time and defends a slower ball on the off side

71.6

Kumble to Prince, 1 run, Prince moved a long way across his stumps and paddle-swept Kumble from middle stump towards fine leg

South Africa 268/3   AG Prince 9* (21b 1x4)
72.1

Harbhajan Singh to Prince, no run, bowled slowly through the air on off stump, Prince defends on the back foot

72.2

Harbhajan Singh to Prince, no run, fuller ball angling into of stump, Prince moves back and defends on the off side

72.3

Harbhajan Singh to Prince, no run, defended on the back foot towards the bowler

72.4

Harbhajan Singh to Prince, no run, flatter delivery outside off stump, defended on the back foot towards the off stump

72.5

Harbhajan Singh to Prince, 1 run, Prince moves forward and clips the ball off his pads towards square leg

South Africa 269/3   AG Prince 10* (26b 1x4)
73.1

Kumble to Prince, no run, Kumble tossed it up on Prince who came forward to defend, the ball stopped on him and Prince checked his forward push

73.2

Kumble to Prince, no run, defended on the front foot towards the bowler

73.3

Kumble to Prince, 1 run, Prince once again moves his front foot across the stumps and sweeps Kumble behind square

South Africa 270/3   AG Prince 11* (29b 1x4)
74.1

Sehwag to Prince, no run, tossed up on the left-hander's leg stump, Prince leans forward and nudges the ball to midwicket

74.2

Sehwag to Prince, no run, Sehwag hits Prince on the pad with a quicker one but the ball was slipping down leg

74.3

Sehwag to Prince, no run, played to covers off the back foot

74.4

Sehwag to Prince, no run, Prince moves forward and defends

74.5

Sehwag to Prince, no run, tossed up on middle stump, Prince comes on to the front foot and defends with a straight bat

74.6

Sehwag to Prince, no run, Sehwag pitches outside leg stump, Prince moves forward and glances the ball off his pads towards short fine leg

South Africa 272/3   AG Prince 11* (35b 1x4)
75.3

Kumble to Prince, no run, Prince comes down the track and pushes the ball back towards Kumble

75.4

Kumble to Prince, no run, Prince stays in his crease this time and opens the face to run a quicker delivery towards point

75.5

Kumble to Prince, no run, Prince once again comes down the track to a flighted delivery and plays it back to Kumble

75.6

Kumble to Prince, no run, Prince gets squared up by a flatter delivery as he tries to defend off the back foot

South Africa 273/3   AG Prince 11* (39b 1x4)
77.1

Kumble to Prince, no run, bowled quicker through the air on off stump, Prince defends on the front foot

77.2

Kumble to Prince, no run, slower through the air on off stump this time, Prince moves back and blocks on the off side

77.3

Kumble to Prince, 2 runs, Prince moves back and plays the ball off his pads past the fielder at short leg, it was in the air but Ganguly had got up early and the ball went between his legs

77.4

Kumble to Prince, no run, defended off the front foot towards the off side

77.5

Kumble to Prince, 1 run, Prince moves back once again and nudges the ball behind square for a single

South Africa 280/3   AG Prince 14* (44b 1x4)
78.1

Sehwag to Prince, 1 run, tossed up on middle and leg stump, Prince comes forward and nudges the ball towards square leg

78.4

Sehwag to Prince, no run, Prince drives a ball off the front foot towards mid-on

78.5

Sehwag to Prince, no run, a bit too wide from Sehwag and Prince moves back to drive towards cover

78.6

Sehwag to Prince, 1 run, Prince plays the ball off his pads towards square leg for one

South Africa 283/3   AG Prince 16* (48b 1x4)
79.1

Kumble to Prince, no run, Kumble bowls it flat outside the off stump, Prince lets it go

79.2

Kumble to Prince, no run, Prince once again moves back and plays the ball firmly but uppishly past Ganguly at short leg

79.3

Kumble to Prince, FOUR, Prince gets down on one knee and sweeps powerfully to the square leg boundary

79.4

Kumble to Prince, no run, Prince moves back and defends back towards the bowler

79.5

Kumble to Prince, 1 run, Kumble angles the ball into the left-hander from round the wicket, Prince pushes the ball off his pads for a single

South Africa 288/3   AG Prince 21* (53b 2x4)
80.1

Sehwag to Prince, 1 run, Prince moves back and across to a flatter ball and works it off his pads towards square leg

80.4

Sehwag to Prince, no run, tossed up on middle stump, Prince leans forward and defends

80.5

Sehwag to Prince, no run, leg-stump line from Sehwag, Prince defends on the front foot towards the leg side

80.6

Sehwag to Prince, 1 run, Prince moves across his stumps and nudges the ball behind square

South Africa 291/3   AG Prince 23* (57b 2x4)
81.1

Kumble to Prince, no run, Prince moves back and defends a flat ball on the off side

81.2

Kumble to Prince, no run, Prince moves back and plays a ball that angles into leg stump towards short leg

81.3

Kumble to Prince, OUT, that's some catch! Prince went on the back foot and chipped a googly back in the air towards the non-striker, Kumble was alert, moved quickly to his left and dived in front of Amla to take a sharp catch with one hand

AG Prince c & b Kumble 23 (68m 60b 2x4 0x6) SR: 38.33

South Africa 291/4   AG Prince 23 (60b 2x4)
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