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

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100  | Overs 101-150

92.1

Ganguly to de Villiers, no run, de Villiers takes a big stride across his stumps, walks forward and then decides to shoulder arms, interesting

92.2

Ganguly to de Villiers, no run, pitches a little too wide outside off and seams away, he shoulders arms again

92.3

Ganguly to de Villiers, FOUR, very cheeky, yet innovative! de Villiers toys with Ganguly as he gets across his stumps, gets down for a premeditated paddle and actually scoops that from outside off, exposes all stumps and places it to the fine leg boundary. That's de Villiers' fifth Test ton

92.4

Ganguly to de Villiers, no run, pitches outside off, he gives respect to the bowler y shouldering arms

92.5

Ganguly to de Villiers, no run, pitches outside off and seams away, he again opts to let it go

92.6

Ganguly to de Villiers, no run, lands on a good length on off and holds its line, he covers the line and defends the last ball before lunch

South Africa 306/4   SC Ganguly 1-0-4-0

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   SC Ganguly 2-0-8-0

96.1

Ganguly to de Villiers, 1 run, gets across his stumps and tucks it wide of midwicket, they set off for a quick run

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

96.5

Ganguly to de Villiers, no run, drifts in very slowly through the air, he gets a half stride forward and defends

96.6

Ganguly to de Villiers, no run, shapes in through the air and lands on a fullish length, he gets well forward and defends back to Ganguly

South Africa 318/4   SC Ganguly 3-0-12-0
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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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Photos

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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