South Africa in India Test Series - 1st Test

India v South Africa

South Africa won by an innings and 6 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

46.5

Parnell to Dhoni, no run, full and outside off stump, left alone

46.6

Parnell to Dhoni, no run, outside off stump line, pushed away to the off side

India 192/4   MS Dhoni 0* (2b)

48.1

Parnell to Dhoni, no run, from round the stumps, full and well outside off, Dhoni reaches out to push it to cover

48.2

Parnell to Dhoni, no run, bouncer on the leg stump line, Dhoni allows it to pass him and Boucher dives to his left to take it

48.3

Parnell to Dhoni, 1 bye, kicks up outside off, Dhoni doesn't offer a shot and it bounces awkwardly before a lunging Boucher

48.6

Parnell to Dhoni, no run, goes well back to push out the length delivery on the middle stump, coming in from round the stumps, to mid-on

India 198/4   MS Dhoni 0* (6b)

49.5

Morkel to Dhoni, no run, sharp lifting bouncer around the off stump, Dhoni manages to drop his wrists and the bat out of the way,, the ball flies past his chest

49.6

Morkel to Dhoni, no run, fuller this time, the lengths are being constantly changed, on the off and middle line, Dhoni drives to mid-on

India 203/4   MS Dhoni 0* (8b)

50.6

Parnell to Dhoni, no run, on the middle and leg, pushed down to mid-on

India 204/4   MS Dhoni 0* (9b)

51.3

Harris to Dhoni, no run, on the off stump line, Dhoni defends on the front foot

51.4

Harris to Dhoni, no run, lunges out to play a typical push-drive to short cover

51.5

Harris to Dhoni, no run, stretches well forward to defend down the track

51.6

Harris to Dhoni, no run, on the off stump line, leans forward to push the ball to the off side of the pitch and Harris moves to his left to get the ball

India 207/4   MS Dhoni 0* (13b)

53.1

Harris to Dhoni, no run, on the leg stump line, drifting with the angle, runs off the pad to the off side

53.2

Harris to Dhoni, 1 run, flighted full,driven to mid-off , a late decision from Dhoni to go for the single but Badri responds immediately and they get across in time

India 212/4   MS Dhoni 1* (15b)

54.1

Morkel to Dhoni, no run, short in length, on the middle and leg, tapped to square-leg

54.2

Morkel to Dhoni, no run, short and bouncing delivery outside off, Dhoni has no problem in letting that one go past him

54.3

Morkel to Dhoni, no run, another lifting delivery outside off, Dhoni watches it go past him

54.4

Morkel to Dhoni, no run, short in length, Dhoni goes back and across to defend

54.5

Morkel to Dhoni, no run, gets forward to push it to right of mid-on, they think about the single before Dhoni sends Badri back

54.6

Morkel to Dhoni, no run, around the off stump line, pushed out

India 212/4   MS Dhoni 1* (21b)

56.1

Duminy to Dhoni, no run, around the off stump line, pushed back to the bowler

56.2

Duminy to Dhoni, no run, on the middle stump line, on driven to mid-on

56.3

Duminy to Dhoni, FOUR, rushes down the track and lifts it to the long-on boundary. One bounce and over the boundary

56.4

Duminy to Dhoni, 1 run, outside off stump, steered to backward point

India 217/4   MS Dhoni 6* (25b 1x4)

57.1

Harris to Dhoni, no run, from over the wicket, lands well outside leg stump, Dhoni takes it on the body

57.2

Harris to Dhoni, no run, goes back to work it to midwicket

57.3

Harris to Dhoni, no run, lands outside leg, turns in and again Dhoni takes it o nthe pad

57.4

Harris to Dhoni, OUT, Gone! What a way to go. It kicked in from the rough well outside the leg stump, Dhoni just thought it would turn in to hit his body and sort of lazily held his bat up .. but to his horror the ball bounded off his body on to the gloves/bat and popped up at slip! South Africa tighten the noose. Enter Saha on his debut.

MS Dhoni c Kallis b Harris 6 (46m 29b 1x4 0x6) SR: 20.68

India 221/5   MS Dhoni 6 (29b 1x4)
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Feb 9, 2010

Sachin Tendulkar places the ball past the wicketkeeper, India v South Africa, 1st Test, Nagpur, 4th day, February 9, 2010

Sachin Tendulkar places the ball past the wicketkeeper

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Feb 9, 2010

Graeme Smith, Hashim Amla, Dale Steyn and Jacques Kallis share a light moment, India v South Africa, 1st Test, Nagpur, 4th day, February 9, 2010

Graeme Smith, Hashim Amla, Dale Steyn and Jacques Kallis share a light moment

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