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 1-50
  • Overs 51-100
  • Overs 101-150
23.5

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, flights it outside off, he gets back and defends

23.6

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, he gets forward, meets the ball on a fullish length and tucks it to midwicket

South Africa 100/2   JH Kallis 0* (2b)
24.4

Kumble to Kallis, no run, the quicker one, he pushes this towards midwicket

24.5

Kumble to Kallis, no run, flighted outside off, he gets forward and defends to the covers

24.6

Kumble to Kallis, no run, pushed in flatter, he gets forward and smothers the turn

South Africa 101/2   JH Kallis 0* (5b)
26.1

Kumble to Kallis, no run, he works it to the on side

26.2

Kumble to Kallis, 1 run, pushed in on middle and leg, he gets back and tucks it behind square on the on side

26.6

Kumble to Kallis, 1 leg bye, hit on the pads on the forward defensive prod, Kumble appeals but the ball would have missed leg

South Africa 104/3   JH Kallis 1* (8b)
27.1

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, 2 runs, drifting on the pads, he tucks it through the line wide of midwicket

27.2

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, stays back at the crease and defends back to Harbhajan

27.3

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, flighted on off and middle, he gets a few paces forward and pushes to midwicket

27.4

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, pushed to midwicket

27.5

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, fullish on middle and leg, he pushes to mid-on

27.6

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, 2 runs, floated down leg, he sweeps to fine leg

South Africa 108/3   JH Kallis 5* (14b)
28.4

Kumble to Kallis, no run, the quicker ball, Kallis reads it early, gets forward and defends to mid-on

28.5

Kumble to Kallis, no run, gives it more air outside off, he covers the line and pushes to mid-off

28.6

Kumble to Kallis, 1 run, slides towards the pads, he shuffles and tucks it to fine leg

South Africa 110/3   JH Kallis 6* (17b)
29.1

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, pushes it flatter on off and middle, he pushes through the line to mid-on

29.2

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, SIX, gives it a lot of flight on off and middle, Kallis takes a maximum two paces down the track and lofts swiftly through the line over the bowler's head, he deposits the ball over the sight screen

29.3

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, pushed firmly near the region of mid-off and Ganguly does brilliantly to slide and cut it off

29.4

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, 1 run, slides on the pads, he tucks it towards fine leg

South Africa 117/3   JH Kallis 13* (21b 1x6)
30.1

Kumble to Kallis, no run, pitches outside off and straightens, he lets it go

30.2

Kumble to Kallis, 1 run, pushes it fuller and faster, he slides on the pads and he tucks it to midwicket

30.5

Kumble to Kallis, no run, gives it plenty more air and comes on slower, he gets forward and defends

30.6

Kumble to Kallis, no run, pushed in faster, he gets forward and smothers the turn

South Africa 119/4   JH Kallis 14* (25b 1x6)
33.1

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, 1 run, flighted on middle and leg, he turns the face of the bat and flicks towards fine leg

South Africa 123/4   JH Kallis 15* (26b 1x6)
34.1

Sreesanth to Kallis, no run, pitches on a good length outside off, he defends with an angled bat to point

34.2

Sreesanth to Kallis, 3 runs, slides on the pads, he whips it past square leg and Ganguly runs across from fine leg and pulls it before the rope with his boot, the crowd cheer. Sreesanth and Ganguly draw the loudest cheers

South Africa 126/4   JH Kallis 18* (28b 1x6)
35.1

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, flighted on middle and leg, he tucks it towards forward short-leg

35.2

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, FOUR, slides down the pads, he just manages to get a deft touch to it and glides it past leg gully and down to fine leg

35.3

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, flighted on off and middle, he works it with the turn to the on side

35.4

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, he gets forward and defends back to the bowler

35.5

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, 1 run, gets forward and pushes through the line to deepish mid-on

South Africa 135/4   JH Kallis 23* (33b 1x4 1x6)
36.1

Sreesanth to Kallis, no run, Sreesanth manages plenty of reverse swing, he reads it early, shuffles and tucks it out to midwicket, good bowling

36.2

Sreesanth to Kallis, no run, pitches outside off and comes on straight , he shoulders arms

36.3

Sreesanth to Kallis, FOUR, lovely timing, Sreesanth pitches it on a half volley outside off, Kallis gets forward and drives through the line, the placement is good as he just Kumble at mid-off

36.4

Sreesanth to Kallis, no run, searches for that reverse swing but he misdirects it and lands it on the full at the base of the pads, the ball trickles to the on side

36.5

Sreesanth to Kallis, no run, pitches on a fullish length outside off, he pushes it to the offside

36.6

Sreesanth to Kallis, no run, Sreesanth works up the reverse swing again, he gets forward and digs it out to cover

South Africa 139/4   JH Kallis 27* (39b 2x4 1x6)
37.4

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, 1 run, flighted on middle and leg, he tucks it to the on side for a single

South Africa 141/4   JH Kallis 28* (40b 2x4 1x6)
38.1

Kumble to Kallis, no run, drives away from his body, well bowled

38.2

Kumble to Kallis, no run, flighted on off and middle, he defends back to the bowler

38.3

Kumble to Kallis, no run, in the slot to drive outside off, he drives it very firmly to Jaffer at short cover

38.4

Kumble to Kallis, no run, Laxman intercepts a firm drive at silly point with his ankle, he's in pain

38.5

Kumble to Kallis, no run, gets back and steers to the offside

38.6

Kumble to Kallis, 1 run, slides on the pads, he turns the face of the bat and works it behind square on the on side

South Africa 142/4   JH Kallis 29* (46b 2x4 1x6)
39.1

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, flighted on middle and leg, he gets forward and pushes it back to the bowler

39.2

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, 2 runs, dangerous stroke as he stays back to a delivery which keeps low outside off, he opens the face and dabs it wide of gully

39.3

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, flighted on middle and leg, he defends to the bowler

39.4

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, flighted on off and middle, he gets forward and smothers the spin

39.5

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, 1 run, flighted on middle and leg, he pushes it through the line to long-on

South Africa 145/4   JH Kallis 32* (51b 2x4 1x6)
40.1

Kumble to Kallis, no run, flighted on middle and leg, he gets forward and pushes a full delivery to mid-on

40.2

Kumble to Kallis, no run, flighted outside off, he gets forward and pushes to mid-off

40.3

Kumble to Kallis, no run, gets a half stride forward and defends back to the bowler

40.4

Kumble to Kallis, no run, pushes this one faster, he opts to stay back and defend back to the bowler

40.5

Kumble to Kallis, no run, gets forward and gets an inside edge onto the pads which lobs off safely

40.6

Kumble to Kallis, 2 runs, rocks back at the crease and tucks it wide of midwicket, Ganguly is a little late in cutting off the second run

South Africa 147/4   JH Kallis 34* (57b 2x4 1x6)
42.1

Kumble to Kallis, no run, pitched on middle, he gets forward and defends

42.2

Kumble to Kallis, no run, fuller in length, he gets forward and pushes back to the bowler

42.3

Kumble to Kallis, no run, pitches outside off, he defends back to the bowler

42.4

Kumble to Kallis, no run, overpitches on the pads, he whips it off his pads to short midwicket

42.5

Kumble to Kallis, 2 runs, slides on the pads, he turns the face of the bat and glances it to fine leg, Ganguly does the chasing

42.6

Kumble to Kallis, no run, the quicker one, he does well to defend back to the bowler

South Africa 155/4   JH Kallis 36* (63b 2x4 1x6)
43.3

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, flighted outside the offstump, he gets forward and defends

43.4

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, gets well forward outside off and smothers the spin

43.5

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, loops in from outside off, he closes the face of the bat and tucks it towards leg gully

43.6

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, gets a bit of turn this time, Kallis covers the turn and defends on the front foot

South Africa 156/4   JH Kallis 36* (67b 2x4 1x6)
44.3

Kumble to Kallis, no run, flighted on off and middle, he gets forward and defends

44.4

Kumble to Kallis, no run, tries to nudge it to the on side but connects the ball off the pad instead

44.5

Kumble to Kallis, no run, flighted on middle and leg, he tucks it back to the bowler

44.6

Kumble to Kallis, 1 run, floats it down the legside, he works it through the line to the on side for a single

South Africa 158/4   JH Kallis 37* (71b 2x4 1x6)
45.1

Singh to Kallis, no run, starts off with a loosener, slides that one wide outside off and Kallis watches it through to Dhoni

45.2

Singh to Kallis, no run, gets that outswinger working again and Kallis once again chooses to let it go

45.3

Singh to Kallis, 2 runs, sprays that one on the pads and Kallis easily whips it away wide of square leg for a couple

45.4

Singh to Kallis, no run, fullish in length, Kallis it drives straight on the walk and RP tries to deflect it onto the stumps, de Villiers is home

45.5

Singh to Kallis, no run, pitches outside off, he covers the line and pushes back to the bowler

45.6

Singh to Kallis, no run, gets across his stumps and defends to mid-off

South Africa 160/4   JH Kallis 39* (77b 2x4 1x6)
47.1

Singh to Kallis, no run, RP struggles with his line again and slides that one really wide outside the offstump

47.2

Singh to Kallis, no run, pitches outside off and seams away again, Kallis is patient enough to let that go

47.3

Singh to Kallis, no run, adjusts the line closer to the off stump, he gets across his stumps and defends back to the bowler

47.4

Singh to Kallis, no run, pitches outside off and slants away, he shoulders arms again

47.5

Singh to Kallis, no run, superb comeback, that pitches on a good length on offstump and kicks up on Kallis who lunges forward, not far from the edge

47.6

Singh to Kallis, no run, pitches on a fullish length outside off, he gets well forward and taps it towards mid-off

South Africa 164/4   JH Kallis 39* (83b 2x4 1x6)
49.1

Singh to Kallis, no run, pitches outside the offstump, he shoulders arms

49.2

Singh to Kallis, 1 run, slides on the pads, he picks it on a fullish length and whips it wide of midwicket

South Africa 167/4   JH Kallis 40* (85b 2x4 1x6)
50.1

Kumble to Kallis, 1 run, flighted outside off, he tucks it across the line to mid-on and sets off

50.6

Kumble to Kallis, no run, full and in the slot to drive through the covers, he chops it firmly to short cover

South Africa 175/4   JH Kallis 41* (87b 2x4 1x6)
51.2

Singh to Kallis, no run, comes into the right-hander with the angle, he gets forward and taps it towards the covers

51.3

Singh to Kallis, no run, drifts in with the angle, Kallis gauges the movement and lets it go

51.4

Singh to Kallis, no run, gets it to drift in further, he gets nicely behind the line and defends back to the bowler

51.5

Singh to Kallis, no run, adjusts to a fuller length outside off, he gets his pad forward and shoulders arms

51.6

Singh to Kallis, no run, pitches just a shade outside off, the ball holds its line before reaching Dhoni

South Africa 176/4   JH Kallis 41* (92b 2x4 1x6)
52.2

Pathan to Kallis, no run, fullish on the offstump, he pushes through the line to mid-off

52.3

Pathan to Kallis, 1 run, fullish on middle and leg, he easily whips it past the vacant midwicket region, the defensive field makes these singles and twos rather easy

52.6

Pathan to Kallis, no run, gets forward and pushes through the line to mid-on

South Africa 183/4   JH Kallis 42* (95b 2x4 1x6)
53.5

Singh to Kallis, no run, pitches around the offstump, he shoulders arms

53.6

Singh to Kallis, no run, pitches on a fullish length outside off, he pushes through the line to mid-off

South Africa 184/4   JH Kallis 42* (97b 2x4 1x6)
54.3

Pathan to Kallis, no run, bowls an away swinging yorker wide outside off, he gets on his knee and digs it out straight to backward point

54.4

Pathan to Kallis, no run, holds the length back and continues to stray outside the offstump, he shoulders arms this time

54.5

Pathan to Kallis, 1 run, pitches on a good length on middle and leg, he gets across and tucks it behind square on the on side

South Africa 186/4   JH Kallis 43* (100b 2x4 1x6)
55.1

Singh to Kallis, no run, lands on off and middle, he covers the line and taps it back to the bowler

55.2

Singh to Kallis, no run, pitches outside off and slants inwards, he shoulders arms to that one

55.3

Singh to Kallis, no run, fullish in length outside off, he gets well forward and pushes through the line to mid-off

55.4

Singh to Kallis, 1 run, errs by pitching it on the half volley outside off, that allows Kallis to lunge forward and drive through the gap between the covers

South Africa 191/4   JH Kallis 44* (104b 2x4 1x6)
56.1

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, 1 run, floats it slowly down the legside, he gets across his stumps and tucks it wide of square leg

South Africa 192/4   JH Kallis 45* (105b 2x4 1x6)
57.1

Sreesanth to Kallis, no run, pitches on a good length outside the offstump, he shoulders arms

57.2

Sreesanth to Kallis, 1 run, adjusts to a shorter length on offstump, he gets back and across and taps it to the on side

57.6

Sreesanth to Kallis, no run, pitches outside off and straightens, he shoulders arms

South Africa 194/4   JH Kallis 46* (108b 2x4 1x6)
58.6

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, 1 run, flights it on middle and leg, he shuffles and tucks it towards fine leg

South Africa 200/4   JH Kallis 47* (109b 2x4 1x6)
59.1

Sreesanth to Kallis, no run, hits a good length outside off, he offers the full face of the bat and defends back to the bowler

59.2

Sreesanth to Kallis, no run, he shapes to drive straight but turns the face of the bat, the ball travels off the splice of the bat towards the covers

59.3

Sreesanth to Kallis, no run, Appeal....Sreesanth gets this one to jag back in and strike Kallis high on the pad, it would have misses leg as well

59.4

Sreesanth to Kallis, no run, left alone to the keeper

59.5

Sreesanth to Kallis, no run, gets forward and pushes through the line to mid-off

59.6

Sreesanth to Kallis, no run

South Africa 200/4   JH Kallis 47* (115b 2x4 1x6)
61.1

Sreesanth to Kallis, no run, delivers from wide of the crease, it pitches outside off and Kallis lets it go

61.2

Sreesanth to Kallis, FOUR, Sreesanth gets that exaggerated reverse swing again, this time it lands on middle and leg, Kallis gets across and whips it deftly and very fine, there's no protection at fine leg. He brings up his fifty as well

61.3

Sreesanth to Kallis, 1 run, reverse swing again, this is good bowling by Sreesanth, the boundary notwithstanding, Kallis nearly slides as he whips it off the toe of the bat to the on side

South Africa 205/4   JH Kallis 52* (118b 3x4 1x6)
62.1

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, pitches outside off, he gets behind and defends

62.2

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run

62.3

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run

62.4

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, pitches outside the offstump, he sticks his pad out and shoulders arms

62.5

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, FOUR, lovely shot, Harbhajan gives him plenty of flight outside off, he gets a big sgtride across and slogs that from outside off and down to the vacant deep midwicket region

62.6

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, FOUR, backs that up with an exquisite drive through the covers, Harbhajan overpitches and Kallis makes him pay late in the day

South Africa 213/4   JH Kallis 60* (124b 5x4 1x6)
64.1

Pathan to Kallis, no run, starts off with a loosener outside the offstump, pitches outside off and almost goes through on the first bounce to Dhoni

64.2

Pathan to Kallis, no run, another slower delivery, lands outside the offstump, Kallis shoulders arms and the ball goes low to Dhoni

64.3

Pathan to Kallis, no run, gives it a bit more pace and the carry is much better to Dhoni after Kallis lets it go

64.4

Pathan to Kallis, no run, lands a little further away from the offstump, not much sideways movement before reaching the keeper

64.5

Pathan to Kallis, no run, lands a little fuller in length outside off, he gently taps it through the line to Dravid at mid-off

64.6

Pathan to Kallis, no run, holds the length back a little, he goes back and defends through the line

South Africa 223/4   JH Kallis 60* (130b 5x4 1x6)
65.5

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, gives it a lot of air, that's a good sign, Kallis gets well forward and defends

65.6

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, 1 run, tosses it up on middle and leg, he turns the face of the bat and works it behind square on the on side

South Africa 225/4   JH Kallis 61* (132b 5x4 1x6)
66.1

Pathan to Kallis, no run, Pathan strays a little too wide outside the offstump, nothing delivery really, no pace, Kallis doesn't do anything with it

66.2

Pathan to Kallis, no run, adjusts the line closer to the offstump and makes him play as he defends back to the bowler

66.3

Pathan to Kallis, no run, fires in a fuller delivery outside off, he drives through the line and Dravid slides at mid-off to cut it off

66.4

Pathan to Kallis, no run, pitches outside off, Kallis defends again

66.5

Pathan to Kallis, no run, pitches round about the offstump and comes in, kallis gets back and across and defends

66.6

Pathan to Kallis, no run, this one comes back in just a touch, he gets across his stumps and defends

South Africa 225/4   JH Kallis 61* (138b 5x4 1x6)
67.4

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, lands outside off and turns a wee bit, he opens the face of the bat and defends to the off side

67.5

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, flighted on middle this time, he drops his bat with soft hands and taps it towards forward short-leg

67.6

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, flighted on middle and leg, he taps it softly wide of forward short-leg

South Africa 226/4   JH Kallis 61* (141b 5x4 1x6)
68.4

Pathan to Kallis, no run, fullish outside off again and he pushes it through the line to mid-off

68.5

Pathan to Kallis, no run, good delivery, pitches outside off and carries through at a good height to Dhoni, Kallis doesn't know whether to play or leave it and opts for the latter

68.6

Pathan to Kallis, no run, pitches outside off and seams away just a touch, he safely shoulders arms

South Africa 227/4   JH Kallis 61* (144b 5x4 1x6)
69.3

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, stays back at the crease, waits for the turn and nudges it softly towards leg gully

69.4

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, gets forward and pushes to mid-on

69.5

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, Almost! Harbhajan gets one to turn and kick up high from outside off, Kallis stays back and uneasily fends it off his glove, the ball rolls onto the stumps and actually strikes it but the bails remain stuck to the grooves, very unlucky for Harbhajan

69.6

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, gets forward and pushes to mid-off

South Africa 230/4   JH Kallis 61* (148b 5x4 1x6)
70.3

Pathan to Kallis, 1 run, pitches outside leg and comes into the right-hander, he works his wrists and flicks it behind square on the on side

70.5

Pathan to Kallis, no run, full outside off and driven firmly to Jaffer at extra cover

70.6

Pathan to Kallis, no run, pitches outside off, he rocks back to cut square but the ball doesn't bounce much to his comfort as he chops it down in front of point

South Africa 233/4   JH Kallis 62* (151b 5x4 1x6)
71.2

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, flighted on middle, he turns it towards midwicket

71.3

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, gives it plenty of flight again, he gets forward and smothers the turn

71.4

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, rocks back at the crease, waits for it to come on and he drops his bat and taps it softly to Laxman at leg gully

71.5

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, the straighter one, Kallis stays back, picks the variation and drops it softly in the region of silly point

71.6

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, pitches on middle and leg, he defends softly to forward short leg

South Africa 234/4   JH Kallis 62* (156b 5x4 1x6)
73.1

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, pushed in a little flatter on leg, he places it back to the bowler

73.2

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, just turns the face of the bat and turns it safely to forward short-leg

73.3

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, 1 leg bye, floated on leg, he shuffles and nudges it softly off his pads wide of leg slip, that wasn;t very far from the bat

73.6

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, he shuffles across and taps it very firmly along the turf to Laxman at leg gully

South Africa 240/4   JH Kallis 62* (160b 5x4 1x6)
74.5

Kumble to Kallis, no run, flighted outside off, he thrusts forward and defends

74.6

Kumble to Kallis, no run, pitches slightly shorter in length on middle and leg, he shuffles and tucks it to fine leg

South Africa 243/4   JH Kallis 62* (162b 5x4 1x6)
75.4

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, flights it outside off, he goes back and defends with soft hands

75.5

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, 1 run, Kallis toys with Harbhajan by moving across his stumps, exposing all three of them and dragging it from outside off and sweeping to fine leg

South Africa 249/4   JH Kallis 63* (164b 5x4 1x6)
76.1

Kumble to Kallis, no run, the googly, nearly squares up Kallis as he fails to pick it and shoulders arms, that wasn't far from off stump

76.2

Kumble to Kallis, no run, stays back and punches it back to Kumble

76.3

Kumble to Kallis, FOUR, misfield and Ganguly makes a royal mess of it at deep cover, Kallis pushes it very firmly through the covers and Ganguly appears to have it covered, the ball somehow slips through before he can get down to it

76.4

Kumble to Kallis, no run, gets back and pushes to mid-on

76.5

Kumble to Kallis, no run, shoulders arms outside off

76.6

Kumble to Kallis, no run, shoulders arms outside off

South Africa 253/4   JH Kallis 67* (170b 6x4 1x6)
78.1

Kumble to Kallis, no run, gets forward and plays back to the bowler

78.2

Kumble to Kallis, no run, pitches outside off, he lunges forward and defends

78.3

Kumble to Kallis, 2 runs, good delivery, Kumble fires in a yorker length delivery on leg and Kallis nearly slides over as he digs it out off the toe of the bat and just beats Dravid at slip

78.4

Kumble to Kallis, 1 run, pitches on leg, he tucks it against the turn wide of midwicket

South Africa 256/4   JH Kallis 70* (174b 6x4 1x6)
79.2

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, thrusts his pad forward and defends close to the pad

79.3

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, fires that flatter and faster, he gets forward quickly and defends

79.4

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, 1 run, turn and bounce, he sweeps and gets a top edge which clears the region of short fine leg, fine leg picks it up

79.6

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, gets down a little too early for the sweep and the ball lobs off his pads

South Africa 260/4   JH Kallis 71* (178b 6x4 1x6)
80.2

Kumble to Kallis, no run, full outside off, he gets forward and defends

80.3

Kumble to Kallis, no run, gets well forward and pushes through the line to mid-off

80.4

Kumble to Kallis, no run, gets well forward, gets behind the line and defends

80.5

Kumble to Kallis, no run, lands on a full length on off and middle, he gets a wee bit of turn and defends on the front foot

80.6

Kumble to Kallis, no run, slower through the air, this one comes on straight, he picks the line and defends

South Africa 261/4   JH Kallis 71* (183b 6x4 1x6)
82.1

Sreesanth to Kallis, no run, warm-up delivery at best, lands around the off stump and Kallis defends very softly towards point

82.2

Sreesanth to Kallis, no run, hits a good length just outside off and cuts back in, he gets across, covers the line and taps it towards midwicket

82.3

Sreesanth to Kallis, no run, pitches on middle and cuts back in, he tries to tuck it away but misses

82.4

Sreesanth to Kallis, no run, action and aggression there as Sreesanth digs it in short, Kallis withdraws his pull and weaves away from it, the ball comes on much quicker and strikes him flush on the arm

82.5

Sreesanth to Kallis, no run, hits a full length outside off, he gets forward and defends

82.6

Sreesanth to Kallis, no run, pitches on off and straightens, he gets behind the line and defends to the offside

South Africa 261/4   JH Kallis 71* (189b 6x4 1x6)
83.5

Singh to Kallis, no run, pitches outside off, left alone

83.6

Singh to Kallis, no run, pitches on off and comes in just a touch, Kallis completely misses the movement and is luck to play and miss. Ball streaks through bat and bad

South Africa 262/4   JH Kallis 71* (191b 6x4 1x6)
84.2

Sreesanth to Kallis, no run, pitches outside off and moves away, left alone

84.3

Sreesanth to Kallis, FOUR, pitches on off, Kallis turns it away to behind point

84.4

Sreesanth to Kallis, no run, pitches on off and Kallis shoulders arms

84.5

Sreesanth to Kallis, no run

84.6

Sreesanth to Kallis, no run, a big appeal! pitched short of length but it stayed low, Kallis pulled and missed, and was rapped on the thigh. The Indians appealed loudly but were turned down by Billy Doctrove. TV replays showed it would have hit middle stump. Sreesanth is very disappointed

South Africa 267/4   JH Kallis 75* (196b 7x4 1x6)
85.4

Singh to Kallis, no run, defended on to the pitch

85.5

Singh to Kallis, no run, defended on the off side

85.6

Singh to Kallis, no run

South Africa 272/4   JH Kallis 75* (199b 7x4 1x6)
86.2

Sreesanth to Kallis, 1 run, pitched on middle and leg, turned away behind square on the leg side

South Africa 274/4   JH Kallis 76* (200b 7x4 1x6)
87.1

Singh to Kallis, no run, slants inwards and comes in with the angle, he gets forward and defends

87.2

Singh to Kallis, no run, the first signs of low bounce there as the ball shoots through low outside off and rolls to Dhoni

87.3

Singh to Kallis, no run, hits a good length on middle, he tucks it to the on side

87.4

Singh to Kallis, FOUR, crisp stroke, RP drifts towards the pads, works his wrists and whips it wide of midwicket, Sehwag slides in vain at the boundary

87.5

Singh to Kallis, no run, Appeal: RP pitches that short of a good length in line of middle and straightens, Kallis shoulders arms but the ball catches him high on the pads, Tony Hill turns down a confident appeal based on the height, good call

87.6

Singh to Kallis, no run, hits a good length outside off and shapes away, he punches it to cover

South Africa 282/4   JH Kallis 80* (206b 8x4 1x6)
88.2

Sreesanth to Kallis, FOUR, lovely shot, Sreesanth digs it in short, Kallis reads the length early, gets on top of the bounce and pulls with ease over the vacant square leg region

88.3

Sreesanth to Kallis, no run, Kallis goes for a bravado pull off a bouncer from Sreesanth, he's too early on the stroke and the ball strikes him flush on the side of the helmet, Sreesanth runs forward and gives him the silent treatment

88.4

Sreesanth to Kallis, no run, pitches on middle, he gets behind the line and defends

88.5

Sreesanth to Kallis, no run, hits a good length on off stump and holds its line, he offers the full face of the bat and defends

88.6

Sreesanth to Kallis, 1 run, pitches on a good length on middle and curves back in, he tucks it behind square on the on side

South Africa 288/4   JH Kallis 85* (211b 9x4 1x6)
89.1

Singh to Kallis, FOUR, bangs it in short of a length on middle, he swivels, picks the length early and plays it hard along the turf to beat fine leg who runs across

89.2

Singh to Kallis, no run, pitches outside off, he shapes to play through the off side but gets an inside edge to the on side

89.3

Singh to Kallis, no run, pushed to Harbhajan at cover

89.4

Singh to Kallis, no run, pitches outside off and seams away from him as he shoulders arms

89.5

Singh to Kallis, no run, pitches outside off and seams away again, Dhoni collects it close to the waist

89.6

Singh to Kallis, no run, fuller in length outside off, he pushes it towards mid-off

South Africa 292/4   JH Kallis 89* (217b 10x4 1x6)
90.2

Sreesanth to Kallis, no run, pitches on a fuller length and comes on straight, he gets forward and defends

90.3

Sreesanth to Kallis, 1 run, hits a good length on middle and leg, the angles takes it across the right hander and he whips it with ease down to fine leg

South Africa 294/4   JH Kallis 90* (219b 10x4 1x6)
91.1

Pathan to Kallis, no run, lands on a full length on off and middle, he softly taps it back to the bowler

91.2

Pathan to Kallis, 1 run, strays a little too full and wide outside off and that allows Kallis a very easy single as he pushes that to deep cover

91.5

Pathan to Kallis, FOUR, crisp timing there, RP dishes out a rank half volley on middle, all it took for Kallis to caress that past the hapless RP was a gentle defensive push

91.6

Pathan to Kallis, 2 runs, strays a little wide outside off and pushes that to deep cover, the throw is weak and that allows the second run

South Africa 302/4   JH Kallis 97* (223b 11x4 1x6)
93.1

Kumble to Kallis, 1 run, flighted outside off, lands on a fullish length and he drives through the line to deep cover

93.5

Kumble to Kallis, no run, flighted on middle, he gets well forward and places it back to the bowler

93.6

Kumble to Kallis, 1 run, Kallis goes to 99 with a firm push through the line to deep cover, de Villiers turns down the second run

South Africa 309/4   JH Kallis 99* (226b 11x4 1x6)
94.1

Ganguly to Kallis, no run, the cheers go up as Ganguly delivers, Kallis gets forward and softly taps it towards the covers

94.2

Ganguly to Kallis, FOUR, creams it through cover and brings up his 30th Test ton! Ganguly overpitches outside off, Kallis gets forward and gets his timing and placement right as he forces it just wide of extra cover. A very important innings from him in the context of the match

94.3

Ganguly to Kallis, no run, pitches just a shade outside off and straightens before reaching the keeper

94.4

Ganguly to Kallis, no run, bowls that outside off and the ball holds its line, Ganguly's not exerting himself much

94.5

Ganguly to Kallis, no run, gets this one to nip back in off the seam and Kallis gets behind the line and defends

94.6

Ganguly to Kallis, no run, lunges forward to defend but the extra bounce catches him by surprise, he manages to fend it off though

South Africa 313/4   JH Kallis 103* (232b 12x4 1x6)
95.3

Kumble to Kallis, no run, lands on a fullish length outside off, he pushes to Jaffer at short cover

95.4

Kumble to Kallis, no run, forces that a little faster, slips in the legbreak, he defends back to the bowler

95.5

Kumble to Kallis, no run, delivers from wide of the crease, he gets forward and pushes towards short cover

95.6

Kumble to Kallis, no run, gets down on his knee and pushes another full ball towards Jaffer at cover

South Africa 314/4   JH Kallis 103* (236b 12x4 1x6)
96.2

Ganguly to Kallis, no run, pitches on a good length outside off, he rocks back and punches to mid-off

96.3

Ganguly to Kallis, no run, fuller in length and curving in through the air, he gets a half stride forward and defends to mid-off

96.4

Ganguly to Kallis, 3 runs, comes on a little slower, pitches on middle, he gets across and whips it off the meat of the bat past midwicket

South Africa 318/4   JH Kallis 106* (239b 12x4 1x6)
97.1

Kumble to Kallis, no run, floats it outside the offstump, he gets well forward and defends

97.2

Kumble to Kallis, no run, thrusts forward and drives firmly to Jaffer at cover

97.3

Kumble to Kallis, no run, pushes that a little faster, he defends on the frontfoot

97.4

Kumble to Kallis, no run, delivers from wide of the crease, pitches outside off and turns away from him as he shoulders arms

97.5

Kumble to Kallis, no run, lands on a fullish length outside off, he thrusts his pad out and leaves it

97.6

Kumble to Kallis, no run, lands full outside off again, no trouble for Kallis as he shoulders arms

South Africa 318/4   JH Kallis 106* (245b 12x4 1x6)
98.6

Pathan to Kallis, 1 run, gets across and tucks it past square leg for a single

South Africa 324/4   JH Kallis 107* (246b 12x4 1x6)
99.1

Kumble to Kallis, 2 runs, gets back and across close to his stumps and tucks it to deep square leg to bring up the 250 lead

99.2

Kumble to Kallis, 1 run, floats it outside off, he gets forward and defends to the bowler

South Africa 327/4   JH Kallis 110* (248b 12x4 1x6)
100.1

Pathan to Kallis, no run, Pathan doesn't exert himself well enough as the ball pitches outside off and goes through at a gentle pace to Dhoni, nothing to trouble Kallis at all

100.2

Pathan to Kallis, 2 runs, now he overpitches outside off and Kallis eases it wide of Ganguly at deep point to pick up a couple

100.3

Pathan to Kallis, no run, pitches on a full length outside off, he drives straight to cover

100.4

Pathan to Kallis, no run, Pathan gets some agression into this delivery by banging it in short down the legside, Kallis thinks of a hook but withdraws

100.5

Pathan to Kallis, no run, pitches on a fullish length outside off, he pushes it to the covers

100.6

Pathan to Kallis, 1 run, short of a length, it sits up comfortably for Kallis and he pulls with intent straight to RP at deep midwicket

South Africa 332/4   JH Kallis 113* (254b 12x4 1x6)
101.1

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, 1 run, tossed on middle, he goes for the drive on the up but checks his stroke and chips it uppishly towards mid-on

101.3

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, 1 run, pushes that on middle and leg, he turns the face of the bat and works it past square leg

South Africa 335/4   JH Kallis 115* (256b 12x4 1x6)
102.3

Pathan to Kallis, 1 run, all too easy for Kallis as he whips one through the on side with the angle for another easy single

102.6

Pathan to Kallis, no run, drags the line further away from the offstump, he leaves it to Dhoni

South Africa 339/4   JH Kallis 116* (258b 12x4 1x6)
103.2

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, 1 run, tossed up outside off, he gets well forward and defends to the offside

103.6

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, well done, beats him in flight outside the offstump, Dhoni whips off the bails but Kallis drags his foot back though he was safe anyway

South Africa 346/4   JH Kallis 117* (260b 12x4 1x6)
105.1

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, floated on middle and leg from round the wicket, he lunges forward and places it back to the bowler

105.2

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, 1 run, tosses it up outside leg and comes on a lot slower, he gets back and tucks it to fine leg

South Africa 352/4   JH Kallis 118* (262b 12x4 1x6)
106.1

Pathan to Kallis, no run, Pathan continues from round the wicket, lands outside off and comes in with the angle as he shoulders arms

106.2

Pathan to Kallis, 1 run, walks across his stumps and tucks it across the line to deep square leg, it's just too easy for the South Africans here

South Africa 353/4   JH Kallis 119* (264b 12x4 1x6)
107.1

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, comes round the wicket again, it lands on middle, he defends

107.2

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, 2 runs, taps it softly in front of short cover and sets off fast, RP takes aim at the stumps at the non-striker's end and they pick up a run off the overthrow as Kumble couldn;t back the throw on time

107.3

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, 1 run, gets forward and drives off the bottom edge of the bat wide of cover

107.5

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, no run, gets forward and defends

107.6

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, 1 run, slides towards the pads, he rocks back and tucks it towards square leg

South Africa 358/4   JH Kallis 123* (269b 12x4 1x6)
108.1

Pathan to Kallis, no run, pitches that wide outside off and seams back in, he's not making Kallis play here

108.2

Pathan to Kallis, 1 run, gets across his stumps and whips it in front of midwicket, RP takes aim at the non-striker's end and a direct hit would have been close

South Africa 359/4   JH Kallis 124* (271b 12x4 1x6)
109.1

Sreesanth to Kallis, FOUR, Sreesanth starts off with a half tracker on middle, Kallis rocks back and bludgeons that past a diving Harbhajan at square leg and the ball just rockets to the fence

109.2

Sreesanth to Kallis, FOUR, well pitched up outside off, Kallis goes for the cover drive but gets a thick edge off the toe of the bat and just beats the diving Dravid at first slip and rolls to third man

109.3

Sreesanth to Kallis, no run, pitches outside off and holds its line before reaching Dhoni

109.4

Sreesanth to Kallis, OUT, Sreesanth gets the first breakthrough of the day.... He pitches that just outside the off stump and Kallis is in two minds whether to play it or leave it, he opts to shoulder arms but it's too late as he gets a thick inside edge which pegs the middle stump back

JH Kallis b Sreesanth 132 (359m 275b 14x4 1x6) SR: 48.00

South Africa 373/5   JH Kallis 132 (275b 14x4 1x6)
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