South Africa tour of India, 1st Test: India v South Africa at Nagpur, Feb 6-9, 2010
South Africa won by an innings and 6 runs
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  • Overs 51-100
14.2

Steyn to Badrinath, no run, goes for the yorker but not quite at the block hole and going down leg, rolls off the pad

14.3

Steyn to Badrinath, FOUR, around the off stump line, moving away, Badri tries to defend and the ball rushes off the outer edge and runs away past gully

14.4

Steyn to Badrinath, no run, in the zone outside off stump, left alone

14.5

Steyn to Badrinath, no run, kicks up from short of length, Badri tries to duck and is hit on the arm guard. Steyn stares, Badri looks back. Tingling Test cricket

14.6

Steyn to Badrinath, no run, in the zone outside off stump, curving away, Badri stretches forward to defend

India 60/3   S Badrinath 4* (5b 1x4)
16.1

Steyn to Badrinath, 2 runs, leans well forward to square-drive the full delivery through cover point. It was a good shot. There was some swing out there. Will steyn bowl a few bouncers to force him back a bit

16.2

Steyn to Badrinath, no run, length delivery, shaping away outside off stump, Badri leans forward to defend

16.3

Steyn to Badrinath, 1 run, short delivery, into the ribcage, Badri takes his bottom-hand off the handle and stabs it away past short-leg.

India 67/3   S Badrinath 7* (8b 1x4)
17.1

Harris to Badrinath, no run, on the leg stump line, Badri shapes to play it to the leg side and gets a leading edge on to the off side

17.2

Harris to Badrinath, 2 runs, dipping full toss, Badri gets forward to flick it towards deep midwicket

17.3

Harris to Badrinath, no run, on the leg stump line, Badrinath gets forward to defend

17.4

Harris to Badrinath, no run, slip. silly point and short-leg watch as Badrinath leans forward to defend

17.5

Harris to Badrinath, no run, rushes back at the last minute to defend to short-leg. It wasn't quite short in length but Badri decides, at the last minute, to press back

17.6

Harris to Badrinath, no run, on the middle and leg, flicks it away to short midwicket

India 69/3   S Badrinath 9* (14b 1x4)
18.4

Parnell to Badrinath, no run, full in length, moving away, leans across to push it away

18.5

Parnell to Badrinath, no run, in the zone outside off stump, left alone

18.6

Parnell to Badrinath, no run, full in length, on the middle and off stump line, driven to mid-on

India 72/3   S Badrinath 9* (17b 1x4)
19.2

Harris to Badrinath, no run, stretches well forward to defend

19.3

Harris to Badrinath, no run, moves back to nudge the ball on the middle and off line to short-leg

19.4

Harris to Badrinath, no run, leans forward to flick it to short midwicket

19.5

Harris to Badrinath, no run, on the middle and leg, on driven to Morkel at mid-on and there is some confusion between the two batsmen but Sehwag shouts out NO

19.6

Harris to Badrinath, no run, leans forward to defend

India 73/3   S Badrinath 9* (22b 1x4)
20.5

Parnell to Badrinath, no run, fullish, on the middle and leg line, defended to the on side

20.6

Parnell to Badrinath, no run, outside off stump, left alone

India 78/3   S Badrinath 9* (24b 1x4)
21.6

Harris to Badrinath, no run, on the off stump line, pushed out to the off side

India 83/3   S Badrinath 9* (25b 1x4)
22.5

Parnell to Badrinath, no run

22.6

Parnell to Badrinath, no run, leans forward to drive to cover.

India 88/3   S Badrinath 9* (27b 1x4)
23.2

Harris to Badrinath, no run, skips down the track to defend and the ball bobs off the pad to right of silly point

23.3

Harris to Badrinath, no run, on the middle stump line, leans forward to nudge it to the on side

23.4

Harris to Badrinath, no run, flighted full, on driven to mid-on

23.5

Harris to Badrinath, no run, drifts to the leg stump line, moves past the defensive prod and goes of the pad to the off side

23.6

Harris to Badrinath, no run, quicker one, on the off stump line, punched away to cover

India 89/3   S Badrinath 9* (32b 1x4)
24.2

Parnell to Badrinath, no run, fullish, around off stump line, driven away to mid-off

24.3

Parnell to Badrinath, no run, on the middle stump line, worked away to midwicket

24.4

Parnell to Badrinath, 1 run, full in length, around off, Badrinath gets forward to guide it to cover point for a single. .

24.6

Parnell to Badrinath, no run, bouncer on the middle stump line, Badrinath gets under it

India 94/3   S Badrinath 10* (36b 1x4)
25.5

Harris to Badrinath, no run, around the off stump, Badrinath moves forward to smother it completely

25.6

Harris to Badrinath, 1 run, on the middle and leg line, eased wide of mid-on for a single

India 96/3   S Badrinath 11* (38b 1x4)
26.1

Kallis to Badrinath, 2 runs, on the middle and leg, tucked behind square-leg

26.2

Kallis to Badrinath, 2 runs, leans forward to wrist a full delivery on the middle and leg line past square-leg

26.3

Kallis to Badrinath, no run, bouncing delivery on the leg stump line, at the body, Badrinath tries to get a single with a little dab shot but doesn't connect well and he shakes his head as he walks towards sqaure-leg

26.4

Kallis to Badrinath, 1 run, leans forward and across to push-drive to cover point for a single

India 101/3   S Badrinath 16* (42b 1x4)
27.1

Harris to Badrinath, no run, gets forward to on drive to mid-on

27.2

Harris to Badrinath, 3 runs, backs away to create room and forces the slightly short-of-length delivery through cover point

India 108/3   S Badrinath 19* (44b 1x4)
28.1

Kallis to Badrinath, no run, in the zone outside off stump, left alone

28.2

Kallis to Badrinath, no run, leans forward to defend the length delivery to the off side

28.3

Kallis to Badrinath, no run, on the middle stump line, eased away to mid-on

28.4

Kallis to Badrinath, 1 run, The surprise bouncer catches Badri unawares. Badrinath hopped to try to keep it down but it climbed higher than he thought it would and it went off the handle to unmanned leg gully region

India 111/3   S Badrinath 20* (48b 1x4)
29.1

Harris to Badrinath, no run, gets well forward to defend down the track

29.2

Harris to Badrinath, no run, flighted full around off, pushed back to the bowler

29.3

Harris to Badrinath, no run, slip, leg slip, silly point and forward short-leg crowd Badri who defends on the front foot

29.4

Harris to Badrinath, 1 run, turns away from the off stump, squeezed out to backward point

India 112/3   S Badrinath 21* (52b 1x4)
30.1

Kallis to Badrinath, no run, length delivery on the middle stump line, defended to the off side

30.2

Kallis to Badrinath, 1 leg bye, cuts in with bounce, Badrinath tries to work it to the on side and it rolls of the pad to the off side

India 117/3   S Badrinath 21* (54b 1x4)
31.1

Morkel to Badrinath, no run, around the off stump, Badri stays back to steer it to point region.

31.2

Morkel to Badrinath, no run, on the middle and leg, coming in, turned to squarish short-leg

31.3

Morkel to Badrinath, no run, bouncer at the body, on the middle and leg, Badrinath allows it to sail over him

31.4

Morkel to Badrinath, 1 no ball, around the off stump, kicking up from back of length, Badrinath steers it to point region.

31.4

Morkel to Badrinath, FOUR, short of length, straightening outside off stump, Badri is slightly late in getting foward to defend and pushes it with an open bat-face and the ball runs off the edge through the vacant third slip region

31.5

Morkel to Badrinath, no run, fuller, outside-off again, Badri stretches across, covers his off stump before shouldering arms

31.6

Morkel to Badrinath, no run, outside off stump, defended to cover

India 124/3   S Badrinath 25* (61b 2x4)
34.1

Steyn to Badrinath, no run, on the middle stump line, turned to the on side

34.2

Steyn to Badrinath, no run, on the middle stump line, worked to leg gully

34.3

Steyn to Badrinath, no run, leans forward to drive the length delivery to mid-off

34.4

Steyn to Badrinath, no run, hurls across a bouncer just outside off stump, Badrinath drops his wrists, gets his bat out of the way as he sways away

34.5

Steyn to Badrinath, no run, jumps from short of length at pace, around the off stump, Badrinath hops to get on top of the bounce and defends with soft hands. The ball lands beneath the popping crease and back spins behind the wicket

34.6

Steyn to Badrinath, no run, lovely delivery, fuller and trying for that lbw, Badri reacts late but pushes forward eventually to stab it bat and pad close together. Oohs and aahs from the bowler and the close-in fielders. High quality bowling this. Great fun to watch.

India 135/3   S Badrinath 25* (67b 2x4)
36.1

Steyn to Badrinath, no run, on the middle stump line, moving in, worked to the on side

36.2

Steyn to Badrinath, no run, the sharp bouncer on the off stump line, Badri gets down as he sways away as the ball flies past his face

36.3

Steyn to Badrinath, no run, fuller, outside off stump, Badrinath stays back to guide it to backward point

36.4

Steyn to Badrinath, no run, moves forward and across confidently to punch the length delivery to the off side.

36.5

Steyn to Badrinath, no run, another short-pitched delivery around the off stump, Badri does his routine- drops his wrists, gets the bat down out of harm's way and sways away. Styen has a few words to say at Badri who simply looks back

36.6

Steyn to Badrinath, no run, short in length and width outside off stump, Badrinath reaches out to punch it off the back foot but edges it behind the wicket ... Cry of agony from Badri, Steyn has a smile and a few words to say. Drama. Test match cricket.

India 144/3   S Badrinath 25* (73b 2x4)
37.5

Duminy to Badrinath, no run, stays back to punch it to cover

37.6

Duminy to Badrinath, no run, floated full outside off stump, defended on the front foot

India 149/3   S Badrinath 25* (75b 2x4)
38.6

Steyn to Badrinath, no run, leans forward to drive to cover

India 158/3   S Badrinath 25* (76b 2x4)
39.6

Duminy to Badrinath, 1 run, on the middle and leg line, turned to square-leg region

India 164/3   S Badrinath 26* (77b 2x4)
40.1

Kallis to Badrinath, 1 leg bye, short in length on the hips, turned away to fine-leg

40.3

Kallis to Badrinath, no run, short delivery, Badrinath jumps to get on top of the bounce and defends to the on side

40.4

Kallis to Badrinath, no run, leans forward to defend to the off side

40.5

Kallis to Badrinath, no run, bouncer on the middle and Badrinath quickly gets under

40.6

Kallis to Badrinath, no run, slower one, Badrinath picks it up to defend to the off side

India 166/3   S Badrinath 26* (82b 2x4)
41.3

Harris to Badrinath, 1 run, on the leg stump line, worked behind square-leg

India 168/3   S Badrinath 27* (83b 2x4)
42.1

Kallis to Badrinath, no run, length delivery on the off stump line, pushed away to the off side

42.2

Kallis to Badrinath, no run, full in length, moves to the leg stump line, runs off the pad to short-leg

42.3

Kallis to Badrinath, no run, full delivery around off stump line, eased to mid-off

42.4

Kallis to Badrinath, no run, sharp bouncer on the middle and leg, at the body, Badrinath ducks to evade it

42.5

Kallis to Badrinath, FOUR, short in length outside off stump and Badri plays a lovely punchy drive on the up to point boundary.

42.6

Kallis to Badrinath, no run, on the middle stump line, pushed away to mid-off

India 172/3   S Badrinath 31* (89b 3x4)
43.5

Harris to Badrinath, 2 runs, short in length, just outside off stump, skidding on, Badrinath goes back, creates room and plays it late and cuts it past backward point

43.6

Harris to Badrinath, 2 runs, on the off stump line, turning away, squeezed to third man region . harris has been bowling round the stumps to Badri and over the wicket to Sehwag

India 177/3   S Badrinath 35* (91b 3x4)
44.2

Kallis to Badrinath, no run

44.3

Kallis to Badrinath, no run, from round the stumps now, full and on the middle, driven fluently to mid-on

44.4

Kallis to Badrinath, no run, bouncer from round the stumps, Badri ducks to get away from it.

44.5

Kallis to Badrinath, no run, short in length, pushed across Badri who defends softly to the off side

44.6

Kallis to Badrinath, no run, slower one, full and on the middle and off stump line, Badrinath waits before he gets on to the front foot to push it towards mid-off

India 178/3   S Badrinath 35* (96b 3x4)
45.2

Harris to Badrinath, no run, leans forward to defend to the off side

45.3

Harris to Badrinath, no run, leans well forward to defend

45.4

Harris to Badrinath, no run, leans forward to on drive to midwicket

45.5

Harris to Badrinath, no run

45.6

Harris to Badrinath, no run, on the middle and off stump line, Badrinath moves forward to push it back down the track

India 179/3   S Badrinath 35* (101b 3x4)
47.1

Morkel to Badrinath, FOUR, edged through the slip cordon. It was full in length and well outside off stump, Badri reached out to drive through covers and it went between the slips and gully. The ball moved away with the shiny side

47.2

Morkel to Badrinath, no run, around the off stump line, defended away on the front foot

47.3

Morkel to Badrinath, no run, lands outside off stump and veers further away, left alone

47.4

Morkel to Badrinath, no run, moves into the middle and leg line, rolls off the pad to the on side. This one tailed in with the shiny side ... missing leg stump

47.5

Morkel to Badrinath, no run, full and around the off stump line, pushed out to mid-off

47.6

Morkel to Badrinath, no run, bit of reverse happening .. this one sort holds its line outside off, Badrinath is perhaps worried whether it would come in, pushes out at it and gets an inside edge.

India 196/4   S Badrinath 39* (107b 4x4)
48.4

Parnell to Badrinath, no run, on the off stump line, full, played out to the off side

48.5

Parnell to Badrinath, 1 run, just outside off stump, eased through point for a single

India 198/4   S Badrinath 40* (109b 4x4)
49.1

Morkel to Badrinath, no run, short in length, bouncing outside off stump, Badrinath punches it to mid-off

49.2

Morkel to Badrinath, FOUR, full in length outside off stump, Badrinath leans across, opens the bat-face and guides it past gully

49.3

Morkel to Badrinath, no run, short rising delivery on the leg stump line, left alone

49.4

Morkel to Badrinath, 1 run, fullish, on the middle stump, tailing in, on driven wide of mid-on for a single

India 203/4   S Badrinath 45* (113b 5x4)
50.1

Parnell to Badrinath, no run, still from round the stumps, sprays this one down the leg side and Boucher flies to his left to grab it

50.2

Parnell to Badrinath, no run, full in length, just outside off stump, driven to short cover

50.3

Parnell to Badrinath, no run, another one that goes down the leg side, another time that Boucher has to dive.

50.4

Parnell to Badrinath, no run, length delivery just outside off stump, Badrinath takes a big stride out to drive to short cover

50.5

Parnell to Badrinath, 1 leg bye, bangs it in short on the middle stump line, Badrinath gets his bat out of the way and takes the ball on his back .. Ouch..

India 204/4   S Badrinath 45* (118b 5x4)
51.1

Harris to Badrinath, 2 runs, on the middle and leg line, on driven to right of mid-on where Morkel fumbles to give away an extra run

51.2

Harris to Badrinath, 1 run, goes back to tap it to square-leg for a single

India 207/4   S Badrinath 48* (120b 5x4)
52.1

Morkel to Badrinath, no run, fullish, on the middle stump line, hint of late away movement, Badri was about to get squared-up but manages to hold the balance and pushes the ball towards mid-off

52.2

Morkel to Badrinath, no run, full and outside off stump, curving away late, squeezed to point

52.3

Morkel to Badrinath, FOUR, Good-looking punchy cover drive to bring up his fifty on debut. He leaned forward to drive it on the up through the off-side ring. Dhoni congratulates him. Badrinath points his bat to the dressing room in acknowledgement

52.4

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

52.5

Morkel to Badrinath, no run, bounced short, on the middle and leg line, Badrinath ducks and Boucher lunges to his left

52.6

Morkel to Badrinath, no run, full in length, on the middle and leg line, turned to square-leg

India 211/4   S Badrinath 52* (126b 6x4)
53.3

Harris to Badrinath, no run, floated full on the middle, whipped away to midwicket

53.4

Harris to Badrinath, no run, slightly short in length outside off, Badri was looking to get forward, presses back eventually to tap it to the point region

53.5

Harris to Badrinath, no run, on the off stump line, this time Badri moves forward quickly to defend

53.6

Harris to Badrinath, no run, leans well forward to defend down the track

India 212/4   S Badrinath 52* (130b 6x4)
55.1

Harris to Badrinath, no run, leans forward to defend to short cover

55.2

Harris to Badrinath, no run, on the leg stump line, Badri goes back to try push it away, it rolls off the pad to short-leg, missing leg stump

55.3

Harris to Badrinath, no run, leans forward to push the flighted delivery to short cover

55.4

Harris to Badrinath, no run, stretches well forward to defend

55.5

Harris to Badrinath, no run, strides forward to drive to mid-off

55.6

Harris to Badrinath, no run, on the middle and leg, Badri tries to defend to the on side, the ball turns and rolls off the edge back down the track

India 212/4   S Badrinath 52* (136b 6x4)
56.5

Duminy to Badrinath, no run, leans forward to deflect it to midwicket

56.6

Duminy to Badrinath, FOUR, jumps out at the last ball before the tea, doesn't quite reach the pitch of the ball, but slams it to wide long-on boundary.

India 221/4   S Badrinath 56* (138b 7x4)
58.1

Steyn to Badrinath, OUT, Steyn takes out Badrinath. South Africa climb all over India. It was a length delivery on the middle and leg,tailing in with the shiny side, flicked straight to short midwicket. Soft dismissal but that's that. SA take great control over the game.

S Badrinath c Prince b Steyn 56 (195m 139b 7x4 0x6) SR: 40.28

India 221/6   S Badrinath 56 (139b 7x4)
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