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

1.3

Morkel to Gambhir, FOUR, full delivery around the off stump line and Gambhir eases the full toss past the non-striker

India 7/0   G Gambhir 5* (6b 1x4)   M Morkel 0.3-0-5-0

2.4

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

India 21/0   V Sehwag 9* (8b 1x4)   DW Steyn 1.4-0-8-0

3.2

Morkel to Gambhir, FOUR, from round the stumps, moving into the middle and leg and Gambhir has no problem in flicking it away to the boundary

India 25/0   G Gambhir 12* (10b 2x4)   M Morkel 1.2-0-13-0

4.5

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

India 31/0   V Sehwag 15* (15b 2x4)   DW Steyn 2.5-0-14-0

7.4

Morkel to Vijay, FOUR, short in length outside off stump line, partly steered, partly edged past fifth slip/gully

India 35/1   M Vijay 4* (9b 1x4)   M Morkel 3.4-1-17-1

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

India 39/1   V Sehwag 19* (24b 3x4)   DW Steyn 4.2-1-18-0

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

India 45/2   V Sehwag 24* (30b 4x4)   M Morkel 4.3-1-22-1

12.6

Steyn to Tendulkar, FOUR, fab off drive. The ball curved away from the off stump line, Tendulkar was quick to get on to the front foot, gets his bat slightly outside to cover for the swing and drives fluently past mid-off.

India 53/2   SR Tendulkar 6* (12b 1x4)   DW Steyn 7-2-25-1

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

India 60/3   S Badrinath 4* (2b 1x4)   DW Steyn 7.3-2-29-2

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.

India 77/3   V Sehwag 39* (58b 5x4)   WD Parnell 1.2-0-7-0

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

India 82/3   V Sehwag 43* (62b 6x4)   PL Harris 2.2-0-7-0

22.2

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

India 87/3   V Sehwag 48* (67b 7x4)   WD Parnell 2.2-0-11-0

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)   PL Harris 7-0-21-0

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

India 124/3   S Badrinath 25* (59b 2x4)   M Morkel 8.4-2-36-1

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

India 128/3   V Sehwag 67* (91b 9x4)   DW Steyn 9.1-2-36-2

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

India 140/3   V Sehwag 74* (106b 10x4)   M Morkel 10.3-3-41-1

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.

India 144/3   V Sehwag 78* (108b 11x4)   M Morkel 10.5-3-45-1

37.1

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

India 148/3   V Sehwag 82* (110b 12x4)   JP Duminy 0.1-0-4-0

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

India 157/3   V Sehwag 91* (117b 13x4)   DW Steyn 12.4-4-47-2

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.

India 172/3   S Badrinath 31* (88b 3x4)   JH Kallis 4.5-0-13-0

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

India 183/3   V Sehwag 105* (137b 14x4)   WD Parnell 4.2-0-21-0

46.3

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

India 187/3   V Sehwag 109* (138b 15x4)   WD Parnell 4.3-0-25-0

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

India 196/4   S Badrinath 39* (102b 4x4)   M Morkel 11.1-3-49-1

49.2

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

India 202/4   S Badrinath 44* (111b 5x4)   M Morkel 12.2-3-53-1

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

India 211/4   S Badrinath 52* (123b 6x4)   M Morkel 13.3-3-58-1

56.3

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

India 216/4   MS Dhoni 5* (24b 1x4)   JP Duminy 2.3-0-15-0

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)   JP Duminy 3-0-20-0

63.1

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

India 232/9   Harbhajan Singh 7* (8b 1x4)   PL Harris 16.1-2-38-1
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India won by an innings and 57 runs
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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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