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

0.3

Steyn to Sehwag, no run, Hello! The first ball to Sehwag is a bouncer just outside off. Sehwag ducks.

0.4

Steyn to Sehwag, 1 run, short of length, around off stump line, pushed to extra cover for a single

India 2/0   V Sehwag 1* (2b)

1.1

Morkel to Sehwag, 1 run, full and well outside off stump, Sehwag reaches out to push it to point and they rush across for the single

1.6

Morkel to Sehwag, 1 run, drifts to the pads, flicked away for a single

India 15/0   V Sehwag 3* (4b)

2.1

Steyn to Sehwag, no run, lifting delivery outside off stump, left alone by Sehwag

2.2

Steyn to Sehwag, 2 runs, full in length, curving around off stump, Sehwag pushes at it, checks his drive, and gets it through extra cover for couple of runs

2.3

Steyn to Sehwag, no run, bouncer on the middle stump line and Sehwag gets under

2.4

Steyn to Sehwag, FOUR, full in length and slipping to the pads, Sehwag whips it through midwicket to pick up a boundary.

2.5

Steyn to Sehwag, no run, length delivery on the middle stump line, pushed back to Steyn who throws it back at the stumps and it hits Sehwag's pad. Steyn puts his hand up in apology

2.6

Steyn to Sehwag, no run, length delivery, pushed out to the off side

India 21/0   V Sehwag 9* (10b 1x4)

4.1

Steyn to Sehwag, 2 runs, Sehwag starts with a forward defensive, past cover, gets a couple of runs

4.2

Steyn to Sehwag, no run, length ball, wide off, shaping away, left alone

4.3

Steyn to Sehwag, no run, goes for the bouncer, Sehwag sees it early, and gets under it

4.4

Steyn to Sehwag, no run, just back of a length, around off, Sehwag goes back and across, and defends solidly

4.5

Steyn to Sehwag, FOUR, crashed away through point, the width, the width, and he is all over it

4.6

Steyn to Sehwag, no run, fuller and straighter this time, shaping away, crisply driven one bounce to short cover

India 31/0   V Sehwag 15* (16b 2x4)

6.1

Steyn to Sehwag, no run, full and curving around off stump, driven to right of short cover

6.2

Steyn to Sehwag, no run, in the channel around the off stump, shaping away from short of length, Sehwag pushes inside the line and the ball curves past the bat..

6.3

Steyn to Sehwag, no run, fuller, around off stump, Sehwag reaches out to drive to mid-off.

6.4

Steyn to Sehwag, no run, this one kicks up from short of length around the off stump, Sehwag pushes it out to the off side

6.5

Steyn to Sehwag, no run, in the zone outside off, full and shaping away, Sehwag lets it fly past him

6.6

Steyn to Sehwag, no run, not all that far away from the off stump, Sehwag tries to create room as he attempts to slash it away but is unable to quite free his arms as he would have liked and the ball rolls away to point

India 31/1   V Sehwag 15* (22b 2x4)

8.1

Steyn to Sehwag, no run, well outside off stump, short in length, Sehwag chases it, tries to go for a cut but its wide and he only gets an bottom edge and the ball rolls away to the off side

8.2

Steyn to Sehwag, FOUR, Steyn tries to catch Sehwag by surprise with a full delivery, Sehwag didn't lean forward as he would have done on another occasion but holds his balance to whip-drive it past the bowler

8.3

Steyn to Sehwag, no run, in the corridor outside off stump, left alone

8.4

Steyn to Sehwag, 1 run, short in length on the middle, Sehwag hops to push it past mid-on for a single, they think about the second but decide against it

India 40/1   V Sehwag 20* (26b 3x4)

9.1

Morkel to Sehwag, no run, in the zone outside off stump, left alone

9.2

Morkel to Sehwag, no run, full in length outside off stump, left alone

9.3

Morkel to Sehwag, 1 no ball, banged in short, kicks up outside off, Sehwag drops his wrists, gets his bat down, as he sways away

9.3

Morkel to Sehwag, FOUR, One-handed square-drive. It was full and curving away, Sehwag shapes to square drive, takes the bottom-hand off the handle to adjust at the last minute and the ball flies away to backward point boundary. Parnell makes a valiant attempt, coming around from third man, but is unable to stop it

9.4

Morkel to Sehwag, no run, outside off stump, left alone

9.5

Morkel to Sehwag, no run, back of length, on the middle stump line, pushed out to gully

9.6

Morkel to Sehwag, 2 runs, short in length, on the middle, and that length allows Sehwag to work it through midwicket.

India 47/2   V Sehwag 26* (33b 4x4)

11.1

Morkel to Sehwag, no run, full delivery, going for the yorker but not quite there, driven away to cover

11.2

Morkel to Sehwag, no run, cuts in from the middle and leg, bounces past the prod, hits the thigh pad and rolls to short-leg

11.3

Morkel to Sehwag, no run, hops to defend a short-of-length delivery around the off stump line

11.4

Morkel to Sehwag, no run, short in length, around the off stump line, pushed away to the off side

11.5

Morkel to Sehwag, no run, kicks up, a lifting delivery on the middle, at the body, Sehwag hops back, takes the bottom hand off the handle and the ball crashes into the handle and pops up to the off side ...

11.6

Morkel to Sehwag, no run, full in length, moving in with the angle and Sehwag leans forward, gets the head over the ball as he defends very solidly and SMG coos on air

India 47/2   V Sehwag 26* (39b 4x4)

13.1

Morkel to Sehwag, 1 no ball, outside the off stump, left alone

13.1

Morkel to Sehwag, 1 run, almost yorker length, on the middle stump line, dug out past the non-striker and to left of mid-on. Sehwag calls Tendulkar for a single and they rush across .. the throw was at the wrong end (bowler's end) ... and Tendulkar manages to get across in time

13.5

Morkel to Sehwag, no run, full in length, around off stump, defended to the off side

13.6

Morkel to Sehwag, no run, length delivery outside off stump, Sehwag shoulders arms

India 56/2   V Sehwag 27* (43b 4x4)

15.1

Morkel to Sehwag, no run, banged in short outside off, left alone

15.2

Morkel to Sehwag, no run, ooh almost got him... full in length outside off stump, Sehwag goes for the on-the-up drive but the ball holds its line and goes past the edge

15.3

Morkel to Sehwag, no run, kicks up from short of length outside off stump, left alone

15.4

Morkel to Sehwag, 4 runs, moves in to the hips, Sehwag whips it through midwicket and they run all four by the time Prince pulls the ball back in

15.5

Morkel to Sehwag, no run, banged in short around the leg stump line, Sehwag ducks

15.6

Morkel to Sehwag, no run, another lifting delivery just outside off stump, Sehwag withdraws his bat away from the line

India 64/3   V Sehwag 31* (49b 4x4)

16.4

Steyn to Sehwag, no run, outside off stump, from a length, Sehwag tries to cut it away and edges it to his pad. Steyn smiles.

16.5

Steyn to Sehwag, no run, fuller, around off stump, drives away to mid-off

16.6

Steyn to Sehwag, no run, in the channel outside off stump, left alone

India 67/3   V Sehwag 31* (52b 4x4)

18.1

Parnell to Sehwag, no run, lands outside leg stump, moves towards leg stump, pushed away to the on side

18.2

Parnell to Sehwag, no run, short in length, angling away, Sehwag goes for the cut and bottom-edges it behind the wicket

18.3

Parnell to Sehwag, 3 runs, on the middle and leg line, Sehwag whips it away easily through midwicket

India 72/3   V Sehwag 34* (55b 4x4)

19.1

Harris to Sehwag, 1 run, leans forward to drive it down to long-off. Harris says something to Sehwag who laughs.

India 73/3   V Sehwag 35* (56b 4x4)

20.1

Parnell to Sehwag, no run, angling away from the off stump line, left alone

20.2

Parnell to Sehwag, FOUR, full pitched on the stumps and Sehwag leans forward to drive it past the bowler . Fluent swing of the bat.

20.3

Parnell to Sehwag, no run, length delivery outside off stump, Sehwag late cuts it to left of gully

20.4

Parnell to Sehwag, 1 leg bye, hurls across a short one at the leg stump line, Sehwag ducks and the ball bounds off his back to leg gully. Ouch.

India 78/3   V Sehwag 39* (60b 5x4)

21.1

Harris to Sehwag, no run, on the leg stump line, going down leg, Sehwag leans forward to defend and is hit on the pad

21.2

Harris to Sehwag, FOUR, on a length on the middle and leg stump line, Sehwag leans forward and rolls his wrists overtime to glance it deftly to fine-leg

21.3

Harris to Sehwag, no run, comes in with the arm, lands on middle and leg and moves down to hit the pad. Sehwag is clearly making effort not to press his front leg across at all.

21.4

Harris to Sehwag, no run, again presses his front leg straight down the leg stump line and leans forward to defend

21.5

Harris to Sehwag, 1 run, on the off stump line this time, driven through point

India 83/3   V Sehwag 44* (65b 6x4)

22.1

Parnell to Sehwag, no run, fullish, on the middle stump line, driven back to the bowler

22.2

Parnell to Sehwag, FOUR, full in length, on the middle stump line, driven away superbly past the bowler

22.3

Parnell to Sehwag, no run

22.4

Parnell to Sehwag, 1 run, run out chance full in length ,driven away to the cover for a quick single ... had Duminy's throw hit the stumps, Sehwag would have been out!

India 88/3   V Sehwag 49* (69b 7x4)

23.1

Harris to Sehwag, 1 run, loopy delivery on the middle and leg line, Sehwag reaches out, the ball dips on him and he strretches forward to ease it to long-off. 22nd Test fifty. He knows the responsibility is on him and he is playing like a man who knows his role

India 89/3   V Sehwag 50* (70b 7x4)

24.1

Parnell to Sehwag, 3 runs, short in length on the middle and leg line, Sehwag goes back to wrist it through midwicket.

24.5

Parnell to Sehwag, 1 run, short and climbing outside off , upper cut to deep backward point region

India 94/3   V Sehwag 54* (72b 7x4)

25.1

Harris to Sehwag, no run, backs away to drive the full delivery, with the turn, to short extra cover

25.2

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

25.3

Harris to Sehwag, no run, on the off stump, on a length, Sehwag checks his push-drive and the ball rolls to short cover

25.4

Harris to Sehwag, 1 run, on the leg and middle line, full in length, wristed behind square-leg

India 95/3   V Sehwag 55* (76b 7x4)

26.5

Kallis to Sehwag, 4 byes, digs it in short, Sehwag allows him to pass him and Boucher dives to his left but can't stop it

26.6

Kallis to Sehwag, no run, lifting delivery on the off stump line, Sehwag hops back to get on top of the bounce and gets the ball down to the on side

India 105/3   V Sehwag 55* (78b 7x4)

27.3

Harris to Sehwag, no run, moves down the track and flicks to short midwicket

27.4

Harris to Sehwag, no run, short in length outside off, mistimes the cut to cover

27.5

Harris to Sehwag, no run, on the leg stump line, drifting down to hit the pad.

27.6

Harris to Sehwag, 2 runs, leans forward to play the paddle-sweep to fine-leg region

India 110/3   V Sehwag 57* (82b 7x4)

28.5

Kallis to Sehwag, no run, around the off stump line, pushed away to the off side

28.6

Kallis to Sehwag, no run, full in length around off stump line, guided to point

India 111/3   V Sehwag 57* (84b 7x4)

29.5

Harris to Sehwag, no run, drifts in, goes on with the angle to the leg stump line and hits the pad

29.6

Harris to Sehwag, FOUR, Whiplash. It was full on the middle and leg and Sehwag cleared the front foot to whip it through wide mid-on region

India 116/3   V Sehwag 61* (86b 8x4)

30.3

Kallis to Sehwag, no run, on the off stump line, Sehwag waits for the ball to come to hi, opens the bat-face to tap it gently to point

30.4

Kallis to Sehwag, 2 runs, dug in short at the body, swatted away to deep square-leg region

30.5

Kallis to Sehwag, no run, short one, at the body, defended to the on side

30.6

Kallis to Sehwag, no run, kicks up almost chest-high on the middle stump, Sehwag gets solidly on top of the bounce to defend with the full bat-face.

India 119/3   V Sehwag 63* (90b 8x4)

32.1

Steyn to Sehwag, FOUR, short and slightly wide, cut away to the point boundary. Lashed away in style. he moved back and across to crack it through cover point

32.2

Steyn to Sehwag, 2 runs, again some width, not quite as wide as the previous one, short in length and Sehwag flashes it off the back foot to right of deep point fielder

32.3

Steyn to Sehwag, no run, on the middle, fuller and straighter, turned to short midwicket

32.4

Steyn to Sehwag, no run, fires across a bouncer on the middle stump line, Sehwag ducks, Boucher leaps

32.5

Steyn to Sehwag, no run, full in length, homing in on the off stump line, Sehwag stays still, adjacent to the line, to push-drive it to cover

32.6

Steyn to Sehwag, 1 run, short in length and very close to the off stump, Sehwag stays beside the line, creates room where none exists and punches it to deep point

India 131/3   V Sehwag 70* (96b 9x4)

33.1

Morkel to Sehwag, no run, full in length outside off stump, Sehwag stays back to mistime a drive to the off side

33.2

Morkel to Sehwag, no run, kicks up on the middle stump line from short of length, Sehwag hops, gets on top of the bounce and keeps it down in front of him

33.3

Morkel to Sehwag, 4 byes, banged in short but loses direction; the ball flies down the leg side well clear of Sehwag and Boucher

33.4

Morkel to Sehwag, no run, loud shout for a catch behind from the bowler and Smith but Boucher didn't appeal. It was a full delivery outside off stump, Sehwag went for the drive and it went past the blade. Not sure whether he got an edge there though there seems to be a noise ...Morkel and Smith, at first slip, appealed, Boucher didn't. Boucher reckons that it bounced before it reached him ( i think that's what he seems to suggesting, though I can't be sure about it).

33.5

Morkel to Sehwag, no run, lifting delivery outside off stump, Sehwag gets his bat away from the line

33.6

Morkel to Sehwag, no run, flowing drive but can't pierce the cover field

India 135/3   V Sehwag 70* (102b 9x4)

35.1

Morkel to Sehwag, no run, the bouncer flies over middle and leg, Sehwag ducks, Boucher lunges to his left to grab it

35.2

Morkel to Sehwag, no run, fuller and in the channel outside off stump, left alone

35.3

Morkel to Sehwag, 1 no ball, short in length, bouncing through the off-stump corridor, Sehwag shoulders arms.

35.3

Morkel to Sehwag, FOUR, full pitched delivery, trying to see whether Sehwag makes a mistake in driving late, he doesn't. He goes through covers. He made contact with the bottom of the bat but still gets enough power behind that shot

35.4

Morkel to Sehwag, no run, kicks up from short of length around the off stump line, Sehwag jumps to defend it cautiously to the off side.

35.5

Morkel to Sehwag, FOUR, Full, very full this time, and well outside off stump, perhaps trying to see if any error creeps in when driving well away from the body or perhaps it was just a wrong release, but Sehwag manages to get it through the off-side field. Cry of agony from the bowler. Sehwag reached out, head pretty still but, and square-drives to the boundary.

35.6

Morkel to Sehwag, no run, in the corridor outside off stump, left alone

India 144/3   V Sehwag 78* (109b 11x4)

37.1

Duminy to Sehwag, FOUR, low full toss outside off stump and Sehwag crashes it to the cover boundary

37.2

Duminy to Sehwag, no run, on the off stump line, on a length, pushed back to the bowler

37.3

Duminy to Sehwag, no run, outside off stump, doesn't turn in enough and Sehwag pads it away . hmm...

37.4

Duminy to Sehwag, 1 run, on the off stump line, Sehwag leans forward to flick uppishly past Amla at short-leg. Amla moved his hands to the left but couldn't get hands to the ball

India 149/3   V Sehwag 83* (113b 12x4)

38.1

Steyn to Sehwag, 2 runs, slips to the pads, tucked to fine-leg region

38.2

Steyn to Sehwag, 2 runs, flowing straight drive. Full in length around the off and middle stump line, Sehwag drives past Styen who tries to stop it with his right boot

38.3

Steyn to Sehwag, no run, the short-pitched delivery that doesn't climb all that high, Sehwag lets it go past him and it bounces before it reaches Bouch

38.4

Steyn to Sehwag, FOUR, short in length, on the pads, easy picking for Sehwag who plays the leg glance to the fine-leg boundary

38.5

Steyn to Sehwag, 1 run, short in length outside off stump, steered past point.

India 158/3   V Sehwag 92* (118b 13x4)

39.1

Duminy to Sehwag, 2 runs, turns from outside off stump, whipped away to deep square-leg region. He is on 94 now. Here we go.

39.2

Duminy to Sehwag, no run, turns in from outside off, jabbed off bat and pad to the on side

39.3

Duminy to Sehwag, no run, fetches it from well outside off and sweeps and it crashes into the left leg of Amla standing at short-leg. It bounced before it reached the fielder

39.4

Duminy to Sehwag, 2 runs, presses his back foot back and across and plays a deft paddle-scoop to fine-leg region

39.5

Duminy to Sehwag, 1 run, pushes this one to long-on for a single

India 163/3   V Sehwag 97* (123b 13x4)

40.2

Kallis to Sehwag, 1 run, on the pads again, outside leg in fact, helped along to fine-leg region

India 166/3   V Sehwag 98* (124b 13x4)

41.1

Harris to Sehwag, no run, lands outside leg stump, turns in, dabbed to short-leg

41.2

Harris to Sehwag, 1 leg bye, Aaha! Sehwag tries the big reverse sweep! It landed outside leg and he went for the reverse sweep but misses; the ball rolls away of the pad

41.4

Harris to Sehwag, no run, turns in from outside leg and this time Sehwag allows the ball to hit his pad

41.5

Harris to Sehwag, no run, he threatens to jump out for the big lofted hit but realises that he would never reach the ball and adjusts to pad it away

41.6

Harris to Sehwag, no run, short delivery, turning from outside leg stump, Sehwag goes back, opens his stance and shapes for the pull but doesn't connect. The ball goes off the pad (and was there bat involved ) and drops well wide of short-leg

India 168/3   V Sehwag 98* (129b 13x4)

43.1

Harris to Sehwag, no run, from over the stumps, just outside leg stump, Sehwag clears the front foot and eventually defends

43.2

Harris to Sehwag, no run, bounces from outside leg stump, Sehwag takes it on his body

43.3

Harris to Sehwag, no run, leans forward, presses his front foot well outside leg and takes the ball on his pad

43.4

Harris to Sehwag, 1 run, charges down the track to the delivery that pitched outside leg stump and drove it to right of mid-on where Parnel makes a fine diving stop

India 173/3   V Sehwag 99* (133b 13x4)

44.1

Kallis to Sehwag, 1 run, That's his 18th Test ton. It was a back-of-length delivery outside off stump, guided past point for a single. He pumps his fist in the air, takes his helmet off and accepts the congratulations from his partner. A bunch of schoolboys give him the salute as they bow down as a mark of tribute. The players in the dressing room are obviously thrilled.

India 178/3   V Sehwag 100* (134b 13x4)

45.1

Harris to Sehwag, 1 run, flighted around the leg stump line, swept away for a single

India 179/3   V Sehwag 101* (135b 13x4)

46.1

Parnell to Sehwag, no run, full pitched well outside off stump, Sehwag chases it , it was so wide that he had to take the bottom-hand of the handle to reach the ball and the ball rolls to point

46.2

Parnell to Sehwag, FOUR, full in length and outside off stump, Sehwag slashes out at the width offered and it flies to the thrid man boundary

46.3

Parnell to Sehwag, FOUR, Wallop. Full pitched delivery from round the stumps and Sehwag crashes it through covers

46.4

Parnell to Sehwag, 5 wides, way way outside off stump and Boucher can't reach it

46.4

Parnell to Sehwag, OUT, A wide delivery gets him a wicket though! Sehwag can't believe what he has done. He throws his head back and shuts his eyes as he almost winces in pain as he walks off. It was full and well outside off stump, Sehwag reached out and ended up slicing it to deepish cover. Fifth wide ball in a row. Sehwag falls after a fine knock.

V Sehwag c Duminy b Parnell 109 (212m 139b 15x4 0x6) SR: 78.41

India 192/4   V Sehwag 109 (139b 15x4)
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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

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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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