South Africa tour of India, 2007/08 / Commentary

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148.1

Harbhajan Singh to Steyn, no run, full and on the pads, Steyn gets forward and works it away on the leg side

148.2

Harbhajan Singh to Steyn, no run, turn and bounce - Steyn plays it down awkwardly

148.3

Harbhajan Singh to Steyn, FOUR, when in doubt - slog. Gets enough bat on it and the ball races away to the square leg fence

148.4

Harbhajan Singh to Steyn, no run, defended back to the bowler

148.5

Harbhajan Singh to Steyn, no run, the one that goes straight on and Steyn is beaten all ends up

148.6

Harbhajan Singh to Steyn, 1 run, driven down to mid-on

South Africa 529/8   DW Steyn 5* (6b 1x4)

149.1

Kumble to Steyn, no run, defended back to the bowler

149.2

Kumble to Steyn, no run, quicker delivery, defended on the back-foot

149.3

Kumble to Steyn, no run, forced away off the back-foot to the cover region

149.4

Kumble to Steyn, no run, tossed up on the pads, Steyn tried to work it away but failed to get bat on ball

149.5

Kumble to Steyn, no run, almost a yorker - drifting down the leg. Steyn fails to make contact

149.6

Kumble to Steyn, no run, full and on the stumps, driven straight back to Kumble

South Africa 529/8   DW Steyn 5* (12b 1x4)

151.1

Kumble to Steyn, FOUR, bowled short outside the off stump by Kumble, Steyn cuts through cover off the back foot, Laxman dives over the ball and lets it go through to the boundary, poor effort

151.2

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

151.3

Kumble to Steyn, no run, defended on the front foot on the leg side

151.4

Kumble to Steyn, no run, Kumble fires in the yorker which Steyn manages to dig out

151.5

Kumble to Steyn, no run, bowled flat and fast on middle stump, defended on the front foot on the leg side

151.6

Kumble to Steyn, no run, Kumble tosses it up on middle stump, Steyn winds up to smack it and smack it he does, straight into Ganguly at forward short leg, ouch!

South Africa 533/9   DW Steyn 9* (18b 2x4)

152.3

Harbhajan Singh to Steyn, FOUR, what a shot that is! Steyn gets into position to play the reverse sweep and pulls it in front of square for four, well struck!

152.4

Harbhajan Singh to Steyn, 2 runs, Steyn charges Harbhajan and lofts him high in the air in the direction of mid-on, Sreesanth didn't run in quickly enough and Harbhajan couldn't get to the ball in time either, the ball falls safely between the two and Harbhajan isn't pleased and has a word with Sreesanth

152.5

Harbhajan Singh to Steyn, OUT, Steyn goes for it again and once again lofts it high in the air over the bowler's head, this time RP runsacross from long-on and takes a high catch to end the South African innings, Harbhajan finishes with a five-for

DW Steyn c Singh b Harbhajan Singh 15 (22m 21b 3x4 0x6) SR: 71.42

South Africa 540/10   DW Steyn 15 (21b 3x4)
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Mar 30, 2008

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