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

4.1

Khan to Amla, 2 runs, on the middle and leg, eased past square-leg

4.2

Khan to Amla, no run, good delivery, around the off stump and angling away, Amla pushes at it and the ball flies past the edge

4.3

Khan to Amla, no run, around the off stump, squeezed out to backward point

4.4

Khan to Amla, 1 run, on the middle and leg line, Amla is on the front foot and works it past square-leg again

South Africa 17/1   HM Amla 3* (4b)

5.1

Sharma to Amla, no run, length delivery that straightens outside off stump, Amla thinks about playing before deciding against it

5.2

Sharma to Amla, no run, kicks up from back of length and straightens again outside off, Amla reaches out, pushing his bat away from the body as he tries to defend and the ball flies past the edge

5.3

Sharma to Amla, no run, in the zone outside off stump, left alone this time

5.4

Sharma to Amla, no run, leans across to steer it to backward point

5.5

Sharma to Amla, no run, short in length outside off, Amla mistimes the cut to the off side

5.6

Sharma to Amla, 1 run, short in length and bouncing outside off stump, Amla stands up tall to punch it through cover point

South Africa 22/1   HM Amla 4* (10b)

6.1

Khan to Amla, 1 leg bye, on the pads, rolls away behind square-leg

6.5

Khan to Amla, no run, lands around off stump line and cuts away, Amla lets Dhoni gather it

6.6

Khan to Amla, FOUR, Gorgeous cover drive. Amla leans forward to caress a full-length delivery through the off-side field.

South Africa 36/1   HM Amla 8* (13b 1x4)

7.2

Sharma to Amla, no run, length delivery around the off stump line, pushed back to the bowler

7.3

Sharma to Amla, no run, cuts in a bit from outside off stump, Amla reckions it would cut in more than it did and pushes inside the line and is beaten. These days, Ishant doesn't have that big off cutter that he troubled Ponting with

7.4

Sharma to Amla, no run, leans forward, bat and pad close together and defends to the off side

7.5

Sharma to Amla, 1 no ball, stays on the back foot to punch the short-of-length delivery to backward point where Badri dives to his left to stop it

7.5

Sharma to Amla, no run, length delivery outside off stump and left alone. Camera pans to Sreesanth sitting in the dressing room.

7.6

Sharma to Amla, 3 runs, short in length and outside off, Amla cuts it away past point and again Badri is in hot pursuit. Good over for SA. Both batsmen have got going with some nice punchy cuts through point

South Africa 43/1   HM Amla 11* (19b 1x4)

8.1

Khan to Amla, 1 run, gets forward to push a length delivery to the off side

8.3

Khan to Amla, no run, From round the stumps now. Full and around off stump, Amla gets forward to push it towards mid-off.

8.4

Khan to Amla, 1 run, on the off and middle stump line, did it straighten? Amla squeezes it out to extra cover

8.6

Khan to Amla, 1 run, full in length, moves in from outside off stump, Amla eases it to the on side of the pitch

South Africa 48/1   HM Amla 14* (23b 1x4)

9.1

Sharma to Amla, FOUR, full and on the legs, flicked away without a fuss past square-leg. Four easy runs. Amla is up and running already.

9.2

Sharma to Amla, 1 leg bye, Another one on the pads, Amla must feel he has missed out there, just collects a leg bye. That could have been his sixth boundary. He practices the leg glance repeatedly at the non-striker's end

9.4

Sharma to Amla, no run, length delivery outside off stump, left alone

9.5

Sharma to Amla, no run, length delivery well outside off, easy decision to let that go

9.6

Sharma to Amla, FOUR, short in length outside off stump and Amla plays a wonderful back-foot punchy drive past point. He has been a treat to watch today. . Can he capitalise?

South Africa 58/1   HM Amla 22* (28b 3x4)

11.1

Sharma to Amla, no run, again on the pads, flicked away but square-leg fielder intercepts. Could have been another boundary there had Amla hit slightly wide of the fielder

11.2

Sharma to Amla, 1 run, around the off stump line, pushed to cover point for a single

South Africa 63/1   HM Amla 23* (30b 3x4)

12.1

Khan to Amla, no run, Three slips and gully watch as Amla shoulders arms to a delivery angling away from him

12.2

Khan to Amla, no run, gets forward and across to defend

12.3

Khan to Amla, no run, this one is slanted away from the off stump and easy decision for Amla to let it go

12.4

Khan to Amla, no run, shout for lbw but there was an inside edge. Full in length on the off and middle line, Amla brings his bat from outside the line of the ball and edges it on to his pad

12.5

Khan to Amla, FOUR, Fabulicious cover drive from Amla. He eased forward to a length delivery and creamed it through covers. Lovely timing and great to watch.

12.6

Khan to Amla, no run, Shout for lbw but it was missing off. It landed on a length around the middle and off stump, Amla leaned forward to defend and was hit on the pad

South Africa 67/1   HM Amla 27* (36b 4x4)

14.1

Sharma to Amla, no run, length delivery on the off stump line and Amla pushes it out to the off side

14.2

Sharma to Amla, no run, on the middle and leg, worked to midwicket

14.3

Sharma to Amla, 1 run, short in length and Amla's bat speed is very good, he lashed out at it very quickly with a back-foot punch out to deep-point fielder

South Africa 74/1   HM Amla 28* (39b 4x4)

15.1

Mishra to Amla, no run, goes right back to work the leg break on the middle stump line to square-leg

15.2

Mishra to Amla, no run, leans forward this time to block a delivery turning in from the leg stump line

15.3

Mishra to Amla, no run, skips down the track and drives to mid-off and Zaheer has a shy at the non-striker's end

15.4

Mishra to Amla, no run, leg break on a length outside off stump line, Amla is caught at the crease, just pushes out at it and edges it to the on side ..

15.5

Mishra to Amla, no run, moves his feet this time and gets forward to defend

15.6

Mishra to Amla, no run, short in length and Amla goes back to punch it to cover

South Africa 76/1   HM Amla 28* (45b 4x4)

16.4

Sharma to Amla, FOUR, length delivery well outside off stump, Amla decides late to chase it and edges the intended on-the-up shot past the leg stump and to the fine-leg boundary

16.5

Sharma to Amla, no run, fuller and again slightly wide from the off stump, Amla decides to let this one fly through to Dhoni

16.6

Sharma to Amla, no run, closer to the off stump but Amla decides not close enough to warrant a shot

South Africa 85/1   HM Amla 32* (48b 5x4)

18.1

Khan to Amla, 1 run, turns this one to the on side for a single

18.3

Khan to Amla, no run, around the off stump line, Amla leans across to defend and is hit on the pad. Shout for lbw but it was missing off stump

18.4

Khan to Amla, 1 run, leans forward to tap the length delivery towards mid-off for a quick single

South Africa 92/1   HM Amla 34* (51b 5x4)

19.1

Mishra to Amla, FOUR, short, wide and Bang! Amla leans back to cut it hard to the point boundary

19.2

Mishra to Amla, no run, leans across to defend to the off side

19.3

Mishra to Amla, no run, from slightly wide of the crease, comes the slider on the middle, Amla picks it up and plays it with the full bat-face back down the track

19.4

Mishra to Amla, 1 run, short in length and turning away from the off stump, Amla moved back and in the end had to reach out to cut it to deep cover

South Africa 97/1   HM Amla 39* (55b 6x4)

20.1

Khan to Amla, 1 run, full in length and outside off stump, Amla square drives it to Gambhir at deep point

South Africa 102/1   HM Amla 40* (56b 6x4)

21.1

Harbhajan Singh to Amla, 1 run, turns in from outside off stump, Amla goes right back to tap it to left of backward point

21.6

Harbhajan Singh to Amla, 1 run, fetches it from outside off and sweeps gently to behind square-leg

South Africa 107/1   HM Amla 42* (58b 6x4)

22.1

Khan to Amla, 2 runs, from over the wiceket, around the leg stump line, pushed towards midwicket where the sub fielder Raina lets the ball slip off his hands while trying to pick up and over runs .. extra run ..

22.2

Khan to Amla, no run, gets forward to drive to mid-off

22.3

Khan to Amla, 1 run, on the middle and leg line, clipped away behind square for a single

South Africa 110/1   HM Amla 45* (61b 6x4)

23.1

Harbhajan Singh to Amla, 1 run, picks it from outside off and sweeps it away for a single

23.3

Harbhajan Singh to Amla, no run, on the off stump line, pushed back towards the non-striker

23.4

Harbhajan Singh to Amla, no run, full and outside off, pushed to cover

23.5

Harbhajan Singh to Amla, 1 run, takes a couple of steps down the track and eases it wide of mid-on for a single

South Africa 113/1   HM Amla 47* (65b 6x4)

24.1

Mishra to Amla, no run, on the middle stump line, Amla leans forward to defend

24.2

Mishra to Amla, 1 run, leans forward to turn this one behind square-leg

South Africa 114/1   HM Amla 48* (67b 6x4)

25.1

Harbhajan Singh to Amla, no run, gets forward to ease it back down the track

25.2

Harbhajan Singh to Amla, 1 run, flighted outside off stump, Amla works it with the turn to mid-on

South Africa 115/1   HM Amla 49* (69b 6x4)

27.1

Harbhajan Singh to Amla, 1 run, on the middle stump line, turns , worked behind square-leg and that's his fifty. He has looked in complete control out there. 17th Test fifty.

South Africa 121/1   HM Amla 50* (70b 6x4)

28.1

Mishra to Amla, FOUR, lovely on drive from Amla. He waited on the front foot for the flighted delivery to land on the middle and leg line and drove it past the non-striker. Pure timing.

28.2

Mishra to Amla, no run, lets this leg break turn away to Dhoni

28.3

Mishra to Amla, no run, after a moment's hesitation, he goes for the cut this time and bottom edges it past the stumps

28.4

Mishra to Amla, 1 run, fuller, on the boots almost, turned behind square-leg

South Africa 126/1   HM Amla 55* (74b 7x4)

29.1

Harbhajan Singh to Amla, no run, lands well outside off, turns in, Amla reaches across to push it to the off-side of the pitch

29.2

Harbhajan Singh to Amla, no run, turns into the off stump line, defended on the off stump line

29.3

Harbhajan Singh to Amla, 1 run, fuller, outside off stump, Amla takes a couple of steps out and on drives towards mid-on for a single

South Africa 127/1   HM Amla 56* (77b 7x4)

30.1

Mishra to Amla, 1 run, leans forward to work it wide of midwicket for a single

South Africa 128/1   HM Amla 57* (78b 7x4)

31.3

Harbhajan Singh to Amla, no run, slip and short mid-on in place and Amla turns this one from off stump line to backward square-leg

31.4

Harbhajan Singh to Amla, 2 runs, moves down the track and on drives the flighted delivery between mid-on and deep midwicket for couple of runs

31.5

Harbhajan Singh to Amla, no run, outside off stump line, dabbed to the on side

31.6

Harbhajan Singh to Amla, no run, turns in towards off stump line, defended to the off side. Definitely a more concerted effort from Harbhajan to bowl an outside-off to off-stump line.

South Africa 138/1   HM Amla 59* (82b 7x4)

32.2

Mishra to Amla, 1 run, from slightly wide of the crease, flighted on the middle and off, driven to Ishant at mid-off for a quick single ..

South Africa 140/1   HM Amla 60* (83b 7x4)

33.1

Harbhajan Singh to Amla, no run, Dropped by Laxman at first slip. It was flighted outside off stump line, Amla tried to force it off the back foot and it went off the edge quickly around chest-high to Laxman who couldn't hold on. The ball popped out and he had a couple of more frantic efforts to try hold on to the rebound but couldn't. Clanger!

33.2

Harbhajan Singh to Amla, 1 run, turned to square-leg for a single

South Africa 141/1   HM Amla 61* (85b 7x4)

34.1

Mishra to Amla, 1 run, on the leg and middle line, tickled around the corner for a single

34.4

Mishra to Amla, FOUR, well outside off stump and Amla waits on the back foot to cut it wide of backward point fielder for yet another boundary

34.5

Mishra to Amla, no run, comes forward to drive to extra cover. Packed off-side field there. short cover, extra cover and mid-off in that region

34.6

Mishra to Amla, no run, on the middle stump line, worked to the on side

South Africa 147/1   HM Amla 66* (89b 8x4)

35.2

Harbhajan Singh to Amla, no run, lands well outside off, Amla walks right across the stumps, ends up outside and off and tries to punch it off the back foot and is beaten

35.3

Harbhajan Singh to Amla, 3 runs, And so he strives to get forward this time and drives through covers

South Africa 153/1   HM Amla 69* (91b 8x4)

36.1

Khan to Amla, FOUR, what a welcome to the crease. A very fine caressed cover drive. He leaned forward , opened the bat-face and drove it through cover point

36.2

Khan to Amla, no run, on the middle stump line, eased to mid-off

36.3

Khan to Amla, 2 runs, around the off stump line, off a length, Amla tries to punch it through the off side but is late in getting forward and doesn't quite get into the right position and the ball runs off the inner edge past square-leg .. 150 runs partnership is up and applause from the SA coach

36.4

Khan to Amla, no run, lovely delivery, shaping away from Amla who follows it and is beaten

36.5

Khan to Amla, no run, length delivery outside off stump, left alone

36.6

Khan to Amla, 1 run, leans forward to on drive the full delivery wide of mid-on

South Africa 160/1   HM Amla 76* (97b 9x4)

37.1

Harbhajan Singh to Amla, no run, goes back to defend to the off side

37.2

Harbhajan Singh to Amla, no run, outside off stump, slides on, squeezed off the outer edge to the off side

37.3

Harbhajan Singh to Amla, FOUR, just over mid-off moves down the track, doesn't quite reach the pitch of the loopy delivery outside off and ends up slicing it over the leaping Mishra at mid-off .. Cry of agony from Harbhajan

37.4

Harbhajan Singh to Amla, no run, leans forward to drive hard and again mistimes it to Mishra

37.5

Harbhajan Singh to Amla, no run, stays back this time to work it behind square-leg

37.6

Harbhajan Singh to Amla, no run, turns in just outside off stump, Amla moves right across to defend

South Africa 164/1   HM Amla 80* (103b 10x4)

38.5

Khan to Amla, 1 run, full in length, just outside off stump, Amla waits on the front foot to drive it to Gambhir at sweeper cover

South Africa 166/1   HM Amla 81* (104b 10x4)

39.1

Harbhajan Singh to Amla, 2 runs, spins into the middle stump line, clipped to fine-leg region for couple of runs

39.2

Harbhajan Singh to Amla, no run, turns towards the off stump, Amla goes back to defend to the on side

39.3

Harbhajan Singh to Amla, no run, quicker, Amla leans forward to defend

39.4

Harbhajan Singh to Amla, no run, flighted outside off stump line, turned to midwicket

39.5

Harbhajan Singh to Amla, 1 run, flighted on the off stump line, whipped away, with the turn, to deep midwicket

South Africa 169/1   HM Amla 84* (109b 10x4)

40.1

Khan to Amla, no run, length delivery in the zone outside off stump, left alone

40.2

Khan to Amla, no run, length delivery around off stump, driven to cover

40.3

Khan to Amla, no run, around the off stump line, dabbed away to the on side

40.4

Khan to Amla, no run, length delivery outside off stump, left alone

40.5

Khan to Amla, 1 run, from round the stumps, from wide of the crease, full length delivery outside off, driven to deep cover

South Africa 170/1   HM Amla 85* (114b 10x4)

41.1

Harbhajan Singh to Amla, no run

41.2

Harbhajan Singh to Amla, no run, leans forward to defend to the on side

41.3

Harbhajan Singh to Amla, 1 run, works this one towards wide midwicket for a single

41.6

Harbhajan Singh to Amla, no run, back over the stumps for Amla. Full and drifting away outside off, defended on the front foot

South Africa 176/1   HM Amla 86* (118b 10x4)

42.4

Khan to Amla, FOUR, short in length, moving away from AMla who shapes to defend and the ball runs off the outer edge past the slip cordon, all along the ground

42.5

Khan to Amla, no run, in the corridor outside off and this time Amla shoulders arms

42.6

Khan to Amla, FOUR, length delivery on the pads, Amla leans forward to play a delicious flick past mid-on

South Africa 189/1   HM Amla 94* (121b 12x4)

44.1

Sharma to Amla, FOUR, length delivery on the middle and leg line, turned to square-leg

44.2

Sharma to Amla, 1 run, works this one wide of midwicket for a single

44.6

Sharma to Amla, FOUR, There it is. It almost looked inevitable from the moment he came in and started playing his shots. He brought up the hundred with a cover drive. The team-mates stand up in the dressing room and he is hugged by his partner. What a charming innings this has been. One mistake when he tried play Harbhajan against the turn but apart from that it has been a treat to watch

South Africa 205/1   HM Amla 103* (124b 14x4)

45.3

Mishra to Amla, no run

45.4

Mishra to Amla, 1 no ball, leans forward to defend

45.4

Mishra to Amla, no run, gets forward to push it away to the onside

45.5

Mishra to Amla, 1 run, whips this full delivery though mid-on

South Africa 209/1   HM Amla 104* (128b 14x4)

46.1

Sharma to Amla, no run, awkward lifter on the middle and leg, a surprise short one at the body, Amla was on the front foot, was looking to defend before he decided to duck

46.2

Sharma to Amla, no run, short and climbing outside off, Amla tries to upper cut it over slips but can't get wood on leather.

46.3

Sharma to Amla, no run, another short delivery and Amla sways away .. nothing till the batsman got a hundred, suddenly he is being bounced at .. hmmm....

46.4

Sharma to Amla, no run, shout for a catch down the leg side but turned down again. It was banged in short again but this one moved down the leg side, past the waist ... and the replays show that it clipped the thigh pad. No bat involved.

46.5

Sharma to Amla, no run, The fifth short delivery in a row. Now a short-leg too is in place. Amla drops the wrists, gets his bat out of harm's way and takes the ball on his arm guard

46.6

Sharma to Amla, 1 no ball, the sixth short one, this one kicked up face-high and Amla calmly sways away from the line.

46.6

Sharma to Amla, no run, bounces chest-high on the middle stump line, Amla hops to get on top of the bounce and defends it right in front of him

South Africa 210/1   HM Amla 104* (135b 14x4)

48.1

Sharma to Amla, no run, another short delivery again, Amla jumps to push it away to point

48.2

Sharma to Amla, no run, on the hop again, gets solidly behind the line and on top of the bounce to defend it back down the pitch

48.3

Sharma to Amla, no run, sharp bouncer at the body, Amla ducks, gets the bat out of the line and the ball bounds off his back and pops up to Dhoni. Hmmm..

48.4

Sharma to Amla, no run, short one again and this one sails harmlessly well outside off stump

48.5

Sharma to Amla, no run, And yet another bouncer, closer to the off stump line and Amla calmly sways away from the line.

48.6

Sharma to Amla, no run, hmmm .. fires it short again and Amla gets away from it away with a gentle swaying movement

South Africa 214/1   HM Amla 104* (141b 14x4)

49.6

Mishra to Amla, no run

South Africa 215/1   HM Amla 104* (142b 14x4)

50.3

Sharma to Amla, no run, Ishant v Amla. The bouncer barrage starts. It doesn't quite climb all that high though, left alone easily

50.4

Sharma to Amla, no run, wayward short delivery, going down the leg side and Dhoni makes a diving stop

50.5

Sharma to Amla, no run, short and rising outside off stump, Amla tries to carve it over gully/slip cordon but can't get wood on leather.

50.6

Sharma to Amla, no run, short in length outside off stump, Amla leans forward to defend

South Africa 216/1   HM Amla 104* (146b 14x4)

51.6

Mishra to Amla, no run, slower, tossed up around off stump, defended on the front foot

South Africa 218/1   HM Amla 104* (147b 14x4)

53.1

Mishra to Amla, SIX, drags it short and the ball is now being picked up from the deep midwicket boundary. Amla with the crashing pull shot. Flamboyant whack!

53.2

Mishra to Amla, no run, outside off stump, jabbed away

53.3

Mishra to Amla, no run, goes well back to defend the delivery that straightens on the middle stump line

53.4

Mishra to Amla, no run, pushed away to the off side of the pitch

53.5

Mishra to Amla, 1 run, gets forward to squeeze it to cover point

South Africa 225/2   HM Amla 111* (152b 14x4 1x6)

54.1

Khan to Amla, no run, goes back to push this one to cover

54.2

Khan to Amla, no run, outside off stump, left alone

54.3

Khan to Amla, no run, lands outside off stump, goes away, left alone

54.4

Khan to Amla, 2 runs, full in length and well outside off stump, lashed away to right of Gambhir at deep point region

54.5

Khan to Amla, no run, on the middle and leg, turned to midwicket

54.6

Khan to Amla, 1 run, leans forward to defend to the off side

South Africa 228/2   HM Amla 114* (158b 14x4 1x6)

55.1

Mishra to Amla, no run, leans forward to turn the flighted delivery to the on side

55.2

Mishra to Amla, no run, lands well outside off, spins away, left alone

55.3

Mishra to Amla, no run, on the middle stump line, defended back down the pitch

55.4

Mishra to Amla, no run, lands well outside off and turns away, easy decision to let that one go

55.5

Mishra to Amla, no run, on the leg stump line, nudged away to the on side

55.6

Mishra to Amla, no run, low full toss, driven to mid-on

South Africa 228/2   HM Amla 114* (164b 14x4 1x6)

56.3

Khan to Amla, no run, leans forward to drive to mid-off where Harbhajan fields and lets out a roar as he charges forward! The crowd love it and Harbhajan has a laugh

56.4

Khan to Amla, OUT, Ishant's bumper barrage didn't result in a wicket but Zaheer gets Amla's wicket a short delivery. The left-hander's angle took it away from Amla who went for the pull shot, trying to fetch it from outside off stump, but could only edge it behind. A fine innings filled with delightful drives comes to an end

HM Amla c †Dhoni b Khan 114 (228m 166b 14x4 1x6) SR: 68.67

South Africa 229/3   HM Amla 114 (166b 14x4 1x6)
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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

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Feb 18, 2010

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