South Africa tour of India, 2007/08 / Commentary

South Africa in India Test Series - 3rd Test

India v South Africa

India won by 8 wickets

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77.6

Harbhajan Singh to Harris, no run, bowled flat through the air on off and middle, Harris defends on the front foot and hands the strike back to Boucher

South Africa 241/7   PL Harris 0* (1b)

78.2

Yuvraj Singh to Harris, 1 run, Harris moves on to the front foot and plays the paddle sweep towards fine leg to get off the mark

78.4

Yuvraj Singh to Harris, no run, bowled flat through the air on off stump, defended on the off side

78.5

Yuvraj Singh to Harris, no run, bowled flat and straight on off and middle stump, defended on the front foot

78.6

Yuvraj Singh to Harris, no run, Harris moves on to the front foot and lets the ball go through to Dhoni outside off stump

South Africa 244/7   PL Harris 1* (5b)

79.5

Harbhajan Singh to Harris, no run, flighted delivery outside off stump, Harris tries to defend on the front foot but gets an inside edge on the leg side

79.6

Harbhajan Singh to Harris, no run, Harris tries to defend on the back foot but gets beaten by the straighter one

South Africa 245/7   PL Harris 1* (7b)

80.4

Yuvraj Singh to Harris, no run, Harris gets on to the front foot and defends

80.5

Yuvraj Singh to Harris, no run, Harris moves on to the front foot and defends on the off side

80.6

Yuvraj Singh to Harris, no run, bowled quick down leg side, Harris misses the leg glance and Dhoni collects

South Africa 246/7   PL Harris 1* (10b)

81.4

Harbhajan Singh to Harris, 1 run, Harris gets his front foot across and sweeps Harbhajan in the air but the ball falls well short of the fielder at long leg

81.6

Harbhajan Singh to Harris, no run, full ball on off stump, Harris defends back towards the bowler

South Africa 249/7   PL Harris 2* (12b)

82.2

Yuvraj Singh to Harris, no run, defended on the front foot on the off side

82.3

Yuvraj Singh to Harris, 1 run, full toss and Harris hammers it past the bowler, Sreesanth dives to his right from mid-off and saves the boundary

South Africa 251/7   PL Harris 3* (14b)

83.1

Sharma to Harris, no run, short of a length ball angles into Harris who tries to play the ball on the leg side and gets a leading edge towards the bowler

83.2

Sharma to Harris, FOUR, Harris waits in his crease and tries to drive a good length ball through the off side, the ball hits the outside edge which falls short of first slip but Laxman lets the ball go through for four runs to third man, he should have really stopped that

83.3

Sharma to Harris, FOUR, this time Ishant strays down leg side and Harris glances the ball off his pads to the fine leg boundary

83.4

Sharma to Harris, no run, good length delivery just outside off stump, that was 124 kmh, Harris lets it go through to Dhoni

83.5

Sharma to Harris, no run, the good length pins Harris is his crease as he defends on the off side

83.6

Sharma to Harris, no run, Ishant gets the ball to reverse into Harris from a good length, he defends on the back foot towards the bowler

South Africa 263/7   PL Harris 11* (20b 2x4)

84.2

Harbhajan Singh to Harris, no run, Harris gets drawn into the front foot push and Harbhajan goes past his outside edge with one that goes straight on

84.3

Harbhajan Singh to Harris, no run, Harris comes forward to defend but misses the ball completely, that ball has climbed off the pitch and hit him on the box, it may only be a spinner bowling but it still hurts

84.4

Harbhajan Singh to Harris, no run, defended on the front foot towards silly point

84.5

Harbhajan Singh to Harris, no run, Harris came forward to drive but once again got beaten by the ball that goes straight through

84.6

Harbhajan Singh to Harris, no run, defended on the back foot, Harris survives the over

South Africa 264/7   PL Harris 11* (25b 2x4)

86.1

Harbhajan Singh to Harris, no run, Harris moves back to defend a flatter ball towards the leg side

86.2

Harbhajan Singh to Harris, no run, bowled flat on middle stump once again, Harris moves back and across and defends

86.3

Harbhajan Singh to Harris, 1 run, Harris moves forward and across and lofts the ball towards long-on where it falls short of Chawla

South Africa 265/8   PL Harris 12* (28b 2x4)

87.1

Sharma to Harris, no run, Ishant strays down leg side, Harris tries to play the leg glance and dhoni collects superbly, almost nonchalantly with one hand, he appeals for a catch but it hit nothing

87.2

Sharma to Harris, no run, good length ball swings into off stump, Harris gets behind the line and defends on the back foot

87.3

Sharma to Harris, OUT, Ishant batters leg stump! It was a full ball which swung into the right-hander, Harris tried to slog it over long on and missed, the ball cannoned into the middle of leg stump and uprooted it, that is the end of the South African innings and that is also stumps on day one

PL Harris b Sharma 12 (44m 31b 2x4 0x6) SR: 38.70

South Africa 265/10   PL Harris 12 (31b 2x4)
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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 13, 2008

Sourav Ganguly was the Man of the Match for his 87 in the first innings, India v South Africa, 3rd Test, Kanpur, 3rd day, April 13, 2008

Sourav Ganguly was the Man of the Match for his 87 in the first innings

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Apr 13, 2008

Team-mates congratulate Harbhajan Singh on winning the Man-of-the-Series award, India v South Africa, 3rd Test, Kanpur, 3rd day, April 13, 2008

Team-mates congratulate Harbhajan Singh on winning the Man-of-the-Series award

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