South Africa tour of India, 2007/08 / Commentary

South Africa in India Test Series - 2nd Test

India v South Africa

South Africa won by an innings and 90 runs

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0.6

Steyn to Sehwag, no run, Sehwag gets an early wake up call as Steyn bangs one in short and climbs on Sehwag

India 1/0   V Sehwag 0* (1b)

2.1

Steyn to Sehwag, 1 no ball, oversteps, bur he exerts himself hard and fires that at 87.6 mph, Sehwag is forced on the backfoot and he manages to fend it back to the bowler

2.1

Steyn to Sehwag, no run, slides down the leg side, he attempts a leg glance and misses

2.2

Steyn to Sehwag, 2 runs, strays on the pads again, this is off a good length, he rocks back and chips it uppishly past the vacant square leg region

2.3

Steyn to Sehwag, no run, Steyn tempts Sehwag with width outside off and Sehwag falls for the trap as he unfurls an ugly slash

2.4

Steyn to Sehwag, no run, pounds that really hard on the surface and the ball sails over Sehwag, good aggression from Steyn

2.5

Steyn to Sehwag, no run, beats him, pitches just a shade outside off and moves away just a touch, Sehwwag can't resist a poke

2.6

Steyn to Sehwag, 4 leg byes, Steyn fails to control the away movement, slides down the leg side and the ball clips his pads and beats the diving Boucher

India 12/0   V Sehwag 2* (8b)

4.1

Steyn to Sehwag, FOUR, pitches on middle and comes back in, Sehwag feats on that offering close to his pads and closes the face of the bat and whips it off the meat the bat past the vacant square leg region

4.2

Steyn to Sehwag, no run, pitches just outside off, he slashes hard and chops it down towards the keeper

4.3

Steyn to Sehwag, no run, adjusts to a shorter length, he opens the faced of the bat and dabs it towards point

4.4

Steyn to Sehwag, OUT, what an important wicket for South Africa! Steyn pitches it outside off and gets it to come back inwards, Sehwag shapes to cut but is cramped for room and he manages a thick inside edge onto his offstump

V Sehwag b Steyn 6 (23m 12b 1x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

India 24/2   V Sehwag 6 (12b 1x4)
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Series Results
India v South Africa at Kanpur - Apr 11-13, 2008
India won by 8 wickets
India v South Africa at Ahmedabad - Apr 3-5, 2008
South Africa won by an innings and 90 runs
India v South Africa at Chennai - Mar 26-30, 2008
Match drawn
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Apr 5, 2008

Gary Kirsten shakes hands with Mark Boucher, India v South Africa, 2nd Test, Ahmedabad, 3rd day, April 5, 2008

Gary Kirsten shakes hands with Mark Boucher

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Apr 5, 2008

Anil Kumble congratulates Graeme Smith on South Africa's win, India v South Africa, 2nd Test, Ahmedabad, 3rd day, April 5, 2008

Anil Kumble congratulates Graeme Smith

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