South Africa tour of India, 2007/08 / Commentary

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47.1

Sehwag to Amla, no run, tossed up outside off stump, defended on the front foot towards the off side

47.2

Sehwag to Amla, no run, flighted delivery outside off stump, Amla strides forward and defends on the leg side

47.3

Sehwag to Amla, no run, flatter ball this time, Amla moves back and defends

47.4

Sehwag to Amla, no run, nice loop from Sehwag outside off stump, Amla moves forward and droves to cover

47.5

Sehwag to Amla, FOUR, Amla gets on to the front foot and drives a flighted delivery uppishly in the gap at cover, that will run to the boundary, Sehwag gave the batsman too much width

47.6

Sehwag to Amla, no run, defended on the front foot towards the leg side

South Africa 180/1   V Sehwag 1-0-4-0

49.1

Sehwag to Amla, no run, Amla moves forward to a flighted delivery outside off and defends

49.2

Sehwag to Amla, no run, flatter and shorter from Sehwag, Amla goes back and pushes towards midwicket

49.3

Sehwag to Amla, no run, Amla moves back to a flat ball outside off and plays it to cover

49.4

Sehwag to Amla, no run, floated through on off stump, Amla defends on the front foot

49.5

Sehwag to Amla, FOUR, full toss outside off stump, Amla leans forward and drives towards Wasim Jaffer at mid-off who cannot move quickly enough to his left, he dives over the ball and Amla gets four to long-off, these are the boundaries that India won't get when South Africa are fielding

49.6

Sehwag to Amla, no run, defended on the leg side

South Africa 192/1   V Sehwag 2-0-8-0

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   V Sehwag 3-1-8-0

76.1

Sehwag to Amla, no run, Sehwag floats the ball through the air on middle stump, Amla moves back and defends to short leg

76.2

Sehwag to Amla, no run, defended off the back foot towards the bowler

76.3

Sehwag to Amla, FOUR, too short and too wide outside off stump, Amla rocks back and cuts in front of cover point for four, Jaffer's on the sweeper boundary but he can't cut it off

76.4

Sehwag to Amla, no run, fuller ball and straighter, Amla defends off the front foot

76.5

Sehwag to Amla, no run, Amla moves back this time and defends on the leg side

76.6

Sehwag to Amla, no run, bowled slightly quicker through the air on off stump, Amla leans forward and blocks once again

South Africa 277/3   V Sehwag 4-1-12-0

78.1

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

78.2

Sehwag to Amla, no run, bowled flatter through the air outside off stump, Amla lunges forward to defend on the off side

78.3

Sehwag to Amla, 1 run, Amla comes on to the front foot and uses the angle into the right-hander to work the ball off his pads behind square

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   V Sehwag 5-1-15-0

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

80.2

Sehwag to Amla, no run, defended on the back foot towards the off side

80.3

Sehwag to Amla, 1 run, Amla moves on to the back foot and glances the ball off his pads for another single

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   V Sehwag 6-1-18-0

130.1

Sehwag to Boucher, no run, defended on the front foot to the off side

130.2

Sehwag to Boucher, 2 runs, tossed up on off stump, Boucher moves forward and works the ball from outside off towards deep square leg, he moves on to 49

130.3

Sehwag to Boucher, no run, Boucher moves forward to a full toss and drives it towards mid-on

130.4

Sehwag to Boucher, no run, bowled flatter through the air on middle stump, played off the pads towards square leg

130.5

Sehwag to Boucher, no run, played from outside off stump with the spin to midwicket

130.6

Sehwag to Boucher, 1 run, too short and Boucher reaches his 28th Test fifty by pulling to deep midwicket, well played!

South Africa 468/6   V Sehwag 7-1-21-0

137.1

Sehwag to Morkel, no run, driven back to the bowler on the front foot

137.2

Sehwag to Morkel, no run, played of the back foot towards the leg side

137.3

Sehwag to Morkel, no run, Morkel comes forward and defends on the off side

137.4

Sehwag to Morkel, FOUR, a bit of width outside off and Morkel waits on the back foot and cuts past point for another four, that's the 75th boundary of the innings

137.5

Sehwag to Morkel, no run, defended on the front foot on the leg side

137.6

Sehwag to Morkel, no run, cut off the back foot towards the fielder at point

South Africa 489/6   V Sehwag 8-1-25-0

139.1

Sehwag to Boucher, no run, Sehwag gets one to turn and bounce from outside off stump, Boucher covers the line of off stump an lets it go

139.2

Sehwag to Boucher, 1 run, Boucher gets down on one knee and sweeps behind square for a single

139.3

Sehwag to Morkel, 1 run, Morkel nudges the ball off his pads towards midwicket for a single

139.4

Sehwag to Boucher, 1 run, Boucher waits on the back foot and cuts past point for one

139.5

Sehwag to Morkel, no run, Morkel moves back in his crease and forces a ball from off stump towards point

139.6

Sehwag to Morkel, FOUR, Morkel brings up South Africa's 500 in style, he gets down on one knee and slog sweeps Sehwag to the deep midwicket boundary

South Africa 501/6   V Sehwag 9-1-32-0

141.1

Sehwag to Boucher, no run, tossed up on off stump, defended on the back foot by Boucher

141.2

Sehwag to Boucher, 1 run, Boucher moves across his stumps and sweeps to deep backward square leg for a single

141.3

Sehwag to Morkel, 1 run, Morkel waits on the back foot for the ball to angle across him and cuts hard to the fielder on the sweeper boundary

141.4

Sehwag to Boucher, no run, Boucher steps out of his crease, realises that he isn't to the pitch of the ball and defends

141.5

Sehwag to Boucher, 1 run, Boucher plays the slog sweep from outside off stump to deep midwicket

141.6

Sehwag to Morkel, no run, Morkel stays on the back foot and tries to run the ball fine but gets beaten, it was a quicker ball from Sehwag

South Africa 505/6   V Sehwag 10-1-35-0

143.1

Sehwag to Boucher, no run, Boucher moves back and forces the ball from off stump towards midwicket

143.2

Sehwag to Boucher, no run, Sehwag keeps it straight and Boucher nudges towards square leg of the back foot

143.3

Sehwag to Boucher, 2 runs, Boucher plays the paddle sweep to long leg and moves on to 70, his highest score against India

143.4

Sehwag to Boucher, no run, Boucher steps out of his crease and defends the ball to the leg side

143.5

Sehwag to Boucher, OUT, caught! Boucher tries to slog sweep over midwicket but gets a big top edge, the ball goes straight up in the air and Dravid runs behind the wicketkeeper to take a simple catch, the ball hit the toe end of the bat, Boucher was early on the shot

MV Boucher c Dravid b Sehwag 70 (216m 146b 9x4 0x6) SR: 47.94

143.6

Sehwag to Harris, no run, Harris pushes forward in defence but gets beaten by one that doesn't turn but goes straight through outside off stump

South Africa 510/7   V Sehwag 11-1-37-1
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