South Africa tour of India, 2007/08 / Commentary

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102.1

Ganguly to Amla, 2 runs, good length ball on off stump, Amla leans forward and drives towards Kumble's left at mid-off, Kumble dives but can't make a clean stop

102.2

Ganguly to Amla, no run, good length once again on middle stump, Amla stays in his crease and pushes towards mid-on off the back foot

102.3

Ganguly to Amla, no run, at Ganguly's pace - 112 kmh - the ball is not coming on to the bat at all, Amla waits on the back foot for a good length ball and plays it to mid-off, the batsmen have no pace at all to work with, they have to create all the power

102.4

Ganguly to Amla, no run, fuller length outside off stump, Amla moves forward and drives towards mid-off

102.5

Ganguly to Amla, no run, that was short and wide outside off stump at 108 kmh, Amla tries to force it through the off side but mis-times it

102.6

Ganguly to Amla, no run, good length ball on off stump, Amla moves on to the front foot and defends

South Africa 371/5   SC Ganguly 1-0-2-0

104.1

Ganguly to Amla, no run, good length ball at 109 kmh outside off stump, Amla waits in his crease and cuts the ball towards point

104.2

Ganguly to Amla, 1 run, a floated delivery at 109 kmh, Amla moves forward and tries to drive hard through cover, Sehwag moves to his right at short cover and fields, he parries the ball towards mid-off for a single

104.3

Ganguly to Boucher, no run, good length once again outside off stump, Boucher moves forward and pushes the ball to short cover

104.4

Ganguly to Boucher, no run, tight line and length on off stump, defended on the front foot by Boucher

104.5

Ganguly to Boucher, 1 run, Boucher moves forward to defends the ball a bit too early and gets an inside edge on the leg side

104.6

Ganguly to Amla, FOUR, driven uppisly past the bowler for four, it was a fuller ball from Ganguly and Amla leant into the front-foot drive, he seemed to check his stop because of the slow pace of the ball and played it in the air past Ganguly's left hand for four

South Africa 381/5   SC Ganguly 2-0-8-0

106.1

Ganguly to Boucher, no run, good length ball outside off stump, left alone by Boucher

106.2

Ganguly to Boucher, no run, fuller delivery angling into off and middle stump, Boucher leans across and works the ball towards midwicket

106.3

Ganguly to Boucher, no run, good length delivery outside off stump, played off the back foot towards the off side

106.4

Ganguly to Boucher, no run, fuller ball outside off stump, Boucher leans forward and drives towards cover

106.5

Ganguly to Boucher, no run, good length and straight, it's hard to drive the ball at Ganguly's pace, Boucher plays the ball back to the bowler

106.6

Ganguly to Boucher, FOUR, this time it;s a bit full on leg stump and Boucher drives the ball into the gap between mid-on and midwicket, once the ball beats the infield it races to the boundary

South Africa 386/5   SC Ganguly 3-0-12-0
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India won by 8 wickets
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South Africa won by an innings and 90 runs
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Mar 30, 2008

Makhaya Ntini has a hearty laugh with Gary Kirsten, India v South Africa, 1st Test, Chennai, 5th day, March 30, 2008

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Asad Rauf gets a pat on the back from Mahendra Singh Dhoni, India v South Africa, 1st Test, Chennai, 5th day, March 30, 2008

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