South Africa tour of India, 2nd Test: India v South Africa at Ahmedabad, Apr 3-5, 2008
South Africa won by an innings and 90 runs
3,4,5 April 2008 (5-day match)
  • Overs 0-50
13.2

Steyn to Pathan, no run, pitches that quite wide outside off, safely left alone

13.3

Steyn to Pathan, no run, bangs that in short down the legside, he just ducks and lets it go

13.4

Steyn to Pathan, 2 runs, rocks back and punches it just wide of cover, they scamper back for the second run

13.5

Steyn to Pathan, no run, slides in towards the pads, he turns the face of the bat and works it to Amla at forward short-leg

13.6

Steyn to Pathan, no run, gets forward, covers the line and defends that nicely off the meat of the bat

India 55/5   IK Pathan 2* (5b)
16.1

Morkel to Pathan, no run, full outside off and Pathan gets a good stride forward and defends it solidly off the middle of the bat

16.2

Morkel to Pathan, no run, pitches short of a length outside leg and jags away, he's caught on the pads as he tries to nudge it fine

16.3

Morkel to Pathan, FOUR, risky.... pitches just a little wide outside off, Pathan offers the full face of the bat and glides that on the up in the gap between third slip and gully, looked like another wicket though

16.4

Morkel to Pathan, no run, tries to drive and gets a thick inside edge onto his pads

16.5

Morkel to Pathan, no run, pitches outside off and seams away, he shoulders arms but the ball gets the under edge and trickles to Boucher

16.6

Morkel to Pathan, 1 run, gets forward solidly behind it and pushes towards mid-off

India 61/8   IK Pathan 7* (11b 1x4)
17.1

Steyn to Pathan, FOUR, Steyn bangs that really short, Pathan picks the length well, gets on top of the bounce and carves that high and safe over the slip cordon

17.2

Steyn to Pathan, FOUR, back to back boundaries.... Steyn adjusts to a fuller length but feeds the ball on his pads, Pathan gets forward, closes the face of the bat and times that well past mid-on who's fielding wide

17.3

Steyn to Pathan, 3 runs, strays a little wide outside off, Patha gets nicely behind it and a defensive push off the meat of the bat beats extra cover, Harris runs across at the boundary and cuts it off

India 72/8   IK Pathan 18* (14b 3x4)
18.1

Morkel to Pathan, 1 run, full and wide outside off, he lunges forward and spanks that off the front foot, the ball scorches on the tuft to third man

18.5

Morkel to Pathan, 2 runs, banged in short, he goes on the hop and carves it over backward point, India have gone past their lowest score at home

18.6

Morkel to Pathan, no run, gets a thick inside edge onto his boot, he thinks of a quick single but RP sends him back

India 76/8   IK Pathan 21* (17b 3x4)
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