South Africa in India Test Series - 2nd Test

India v South Africa

India won by an innings and 57 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

67.3

Harbhajan Singh to Steyn, no run, lovely topspinner from round the stumps, again the batsman pushes for the turn , there isn't any and the ball goes past the edge .. oohs and aahs from the crowd

67.4

Harbhajan Singh to Steyn, 1 run, quicker but shorter in length, turned to long-leg for a single

South Africa 254/6   DW Steyn 1* (2b)

68.1

Sharma to Steyn, no run, banged in short around off stump line, defended to the off side

68.2

Sharma to Steyn, no run, a sharp bouncer flies past Steyn who drops his wrists and gets his bat away from the line

68.3

Sharma to Steyn, OUT, AB is run out! What a dramatic final session of play. What a turn around. Thrilling spine-tingling stuff. You can guess the crowd's reaction. R O A R. Indians are in a huddle of joy. The shortish delivery was pushed towards short mid-off region .. confusion between the two batsmen .. .AB is out almost middle of the track .. Zaheer runs after the ball, picks it up,. turns and let the ball rip .. whirrrr .... the ball crashes into the non-striker's end and AB dives but falls just short of the crease. ..Gone!

AB de Villiers run out 12 (59m 37b 2x4 0x6) SR: 32.43

68.4

Sharma to Steyn, no run, kicks up from short of length, defended to the on side

68.5

Sharma to Steyn, no run, another lifter ... Steyn gets away from the line

68.6

Sharma to Steyn, no run, short in length, kicks up even as it holds its line, Steyn is beaten, pushing inside the line

South Africa 254/7   DW Steyn 1* (8b)

69.2

Harbhajan Singh to Steyn, no run, turns forward to work it to midwicket

69.3

Harbhajan Singh to Steyn, no run, turns in from outside off stump, almost goes on straight and goes just past the outside edge as Steyn pushes inside the line

69.4

Harbhajan Singh to Steyn, no run, goes back and just about manages to keep it out at the last minute ..VIjay at short-leg throws the ball to the bowler .. looking for run-out

69.5

Harbhajan Singh to Steyn, no run, and again to Vijay who threatens to throw at non-striker's end but holds on the ball this time

69.6

Harbhajan Singh to Steyn, no run, turned to right of short-leg where Vijay makes a tumbling stop

South Africa 255/7   DW Steyn 1* (13b)

71.1

Harbhajan Singh to Steyn, no run, topspinner from round the stumps, Steyn goes back to defend

71.2

Harbhajan Singh to Steyn, no run, another toppie from round the stumps, on the middle, turned to backward square-leg

71.3

Harbhajan Singh to Steyn, no run, full delivery on the off, drifting away nicely, driven back to the bowler

71.4

Harbhajan Singh to Steyn, no run, He switches to over the wicket now. Flighted delivery outside off stump, squeezed out to backward point

71.5

Harbhajan Singh to Steyn, 1 run, on the middle stump line, driven to long-on for a single ...

South Africa 257/8   DW Steyn 2* (18b)

72.1

Sharma to Steyn, no run, harmless delivery pushed down the leg side ...

72.2

Sharma to Steyn, no run, length delivery on the off and middle line, defended to the off side

72.3

Sharma to Steyn, no run, on the middle stump line, pushed to the on side

72.4

Sharma to Steyn, no run, length delivery around off stump, defended to cover

72.5

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

72.6

Sharma to Steyn, 1 run, gets behind the line of a length delivery straightening just outside off and pushes it to extra cover for a single

South Africa 258/8   DW Steyn 3* (24b)

73.1

Harbhajan Singh to Steyn, no run, leans forward to drive to the off side

73.2

Harbhajan Singh to Steyn, no run, turns in from outside off, dabbed to short-leg

73.3

Harbhajan Singh to Steyn, 1 run, flighted around leg stump line, turned behind square-leg

South Africa 259/8   DW Steyn 4* (27b)

74.1

Khan to Steyn, no run, lands on a length around off and moves away, left alone

74.2

Khan to Steyn, no run, from round the stumps now. Full and on the off stump line, pushed towards non-striker and Zaheer intercepts

74.3

Khan to Steyn, 1 leg bye, back over the wicket now. And hits Steyn with a bouncer at the body. Steyn was trying to get away from the lifter but it crashes, luckily for Steyn, on to the arm-guard ...

South Africa 260/8   DW Steyn 4* (30b)

75.1

Harbhajan Singh to Steyn, no run, from round the stumps, flighted slowly outside off, defended on the front foot

75.2

Harbhajan Singh to Steyn, no run, around the off stump line, squeezed to point

75.3

Harbhajan Singh to Steyn, no run, from over the wicket now, Steyn goes back to defend

75.4

Harbhajan Singh to Steyn, no run, leans forward to defend to the off side

75.5

Harbhajan Singh to Steyn, no run, goes back and across to punch it back to the bowler

75.6

Harbhajan Singh to Steyn, 1 run, full, really full, on the middle, turned towards deep midwicket

South Africa 261/8   DW Steyn 5* (36b)

76.1

Mishra to Steyn, OUT, Given out lbw though there was an inside-edge. Mishra gets his first wicket of the series. It was the slider; it landed around middle and off and moved in. Steyn pushed forward to defend and got an edge. He has to go, though. It did look pretty adjacent Live but replays show that there was an edge. Steyn shook his head in disappointment as he walked away ..

DW Steyn lbw b Mishra 5 (47m 37b 0x4 0x6) SR: 13.51

South Africa 261/9   DW Steyn 5 (37b)
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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
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Feb 18, 2010

Graeme Smith with South African players and management, India v South Africa, 2nd Test, Kolkata, 5th day, February 18, 2010

Graeme Smith with South African players and management

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Feb 18, 2010

The scoreboard at the Eden Gardens confirms the result, India v South Africa, 2nd Test, Kolkata, 5th day, February 18, 2010

The scoreboard at the Eden Gardens confirms the result

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