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

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   PL Harris 1-0-2-0

19.1

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

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   PL Harris 2-0-3-0

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

21.6

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

India 83/3   PL Harris 3-0-8-0

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

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   PL Harris 4-0-9-0

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

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   PL Harris 5-0-11-0

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

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   PL Harris 6-0-16-0

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

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   PL Harris 7-0-21-0

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

41.3

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

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   PL Harris 8-0-22-0

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

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   PL Harris 9-0-27-0

45.1

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

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   PL Harris 10-0-28-0

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

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   PL Harris 11-0-31-0

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

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   PL Harris 12-0-32-0

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   PL Harris 13-1-32-0

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

57.5

Harris to Saha, no run, turns in from outside leg stump line, defended to short-leg

57.6

Harris to Saha, no run, turns in from outside off, Saha takes it on his body

India 221/5   PL Harris 14-2-32-1

59.1

Harris to Harbhajan Singh, 1 run, sweeps it away for a single

59.2

Harris to Khan, no run, from over the wicket, lands outside leg stump, taken on the pad

59.3

Harris to Khan, no run, goes for the sweep this time, misses and the ball rolls of the pad

59.4

Harris to Khan, no run, on the off stump line, defended on the front foot

59.5

Harris to Khan, no run, floated well outside leg stump, hits the back leg

59.6

Harris to Khan, no run, leans forward and allows the ball to spin to his body

India 225/7   PL Harris 15-2-33-1

61.1

Harris to Harbhajan Singh, 1 run, floated full outside leg stump, swept away for a single

61.2

Harris to Mishra, no run, on the middle and leg stump line, pushed back to the bowler

61.3

Harris to Mishra, no run, on the leg stump line, turned to midwicket

61.4

Harris to Mishra, no run, lands outside leg stump, turns in to hit the pad that Mishra had propped up as defense

61.5

Harris to Mishra, no run, goes well back to jab it to the on side

61.6

Harris to Mishra, no run, lands outside leg, turns in to hit the pad

India 227/8   PL Harris 16-2-34-1

63.1

Harris to Harbhajan Singh, FOUR, opens his stance up and slams the full toss to the midwicket boundary

63.2

Harris to Harbhajan Singh, no run, turns from outside leg to hit the pad

63.3

Harris to Harbhajan Singh, no run, stays back to punch it to the off side

63.4

Harris to Harbhajan Singh, no run, pitches well outside leg, Harbhajan fails to connect with the sweep and the ball spins past him to AB who gets his body behind it

63.5

Harris to Harbhajan Singh, 1 run, connects with the sweep this time and will get a single

63.6

Harris to Sharma, no run, turns from outside leg, Ishant leans forward to defend

India 233/9   PL Harris 17-2-39-1
Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100
Series Results
India v South Africa at Kolkata - Feb 14-18, 2010
India won by an innings and 57 runs
India v South Africa at Nagpur - Feb 6-9, 2010
South Africa won by an innings and 6 runs
More results »

Match Coverage

Photos

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

© Getty Images

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

© AFP

All photos for this match | Galleries