Player of the Match
Player of the Match
  • BATSMEN
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    SR
    63
    162
    101
    11
    0
    62.37
    38.1 bowled'im. Thakur gets the wicket through a wide full ball. Dhawan loses concentration when he could have gone on and scored big runs to present a case for himself. Drives at this without getting close to it, gets the inside edge onto the stumps. Thakur, the last person you would have expected to, provides the breakthrough for Mumbai 144/1
    116
    271
    206
    17
    1
    56.31
    63 lovely bowling. That inswinger again. Nayar has done this superbly. This is the second batsman he has set by bowling wide, wide, wide, and then got him with inswinger. Slightly surprising that a man well set presented him such a big gap to sneak through and disturb the stumps. Back foot stuck on leg, playing across the leg 231/3
    59 this is the longest walk back of all time, and indeed the longest stay at the wicket after being given out. If Rohit Sharma and Inzamam were batting together they would have outpaced Tiwary in walking back. And the umpire was perfectly justified in giving him out here. Tiwary has moved way across the stumps, has missed a length ball, is hit in front of off, and is definitely gone. The umpire takes him time, you can call this a delayed decision, but it the right call. Tiwary, who think he has run a leg-bye, stands and stands for almost a minute before walking off slowly. Meanwhile Nayar has got Tiwary again. He has a history of getting him out 222/2
    83.2 finally Sharma gets the reward, and Rayudu's struggle against spin ends. He has been leaving the crease and has been struggling to get to the pitch of the ball. He has been dropped at slip once, but this time Jaffer makes no mistake. Rayudu goes back to cut, but the ball is not that short, and he gets a sharp edge to slip. Rohit is overjoyed that a catch is finally held 309/4
    134
    286
    169
    14
    5
    79.28
    124.4 eight men on the boundary, and Raina has picked out one of them. Looks to hit another six, gets too close to the ball, no room to swing arms, ends up skying one to long-on. Raises his bat as he walks off 512/9
    88.5 plumb lbw. Too good for Saha. He is caught on the crease as this length ball nips in and hits him right in front. Easy decision, but the umpire takes his time before sending Saha on his way 330/5
    94.4 and Bhajji has played a shot too many. This one doesn't give him any room, and he is caught on the crease and looking to play to leg. The leading edge lobs up, looks like it will die short of short cover, but not on Nayar's watch, who moves forward and dives and gets his fingers under it 352/6
    51
    141
    90
    9
    1
    56.66
    122.4 finally a wicket. Comes through a break in concentration and a poor shot from Mithun. Plays across the line of a straight delivery, misses, and is hit on the back foot and in front 505/7
    124 and Ojha throws his wicket away. Innocuous length ball outside off, he tries to go over mid-on, but mis-hits straight down the fielder's throat. How he was sent in ahead of Ishwar Pandey is a mystery 506/8
    not out
    1
    20
    19
    0
    0
    5.26
    130.1 Pandey is gone. ROI are all out for 526. tries another slog from outside off, gets more height than distance, and Rahane runs in from long-on to complete the catch 526/10
    Extras
    27 (b 8, lb 6, nb 9, w 4)
    TOTAL
    526 all out (130.1 Overs, RR: 4.04, 574 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-144 (S Dhawan, 38.1 ov), 2-222 (MK Tiwary, 58.6 ov), 3-231 (M Vijay, 62.6 ov), 4-309 (AT Rayudu, 83.2 ov), 5-330 (WP Saha, 88.5 ov), 6-352 (Harbhajan Singh, 94.4 ov), 7-505 (A Mithun, 122.4 ov), 8-506 (PP Ojha, 123.6 ov), 9-512 (SK Raina, 124.4 ov), 10-526 (IC Pandey, 130.1 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    JJ Khan1864502.5011
    DS Kulkarni27510723.9602
    SN Thakur1818214.5535
    VV Dabholkar26311914.5700
    AM Nayar25107022.8001
    AA Chavan10.115635.5000
    RG Sharma623315.5000
  • BATSMEN
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    39.2 A superb innings from Jaffer comes to an end with a soft dismissal. He is looking to leave a length ball outside off alone, but makes the decision late, and gets an edge through to Rayudu. Raina seems to have hurt himself while celebrating 146/2
    3.3 Pandey strikes early. Tare is loose for an opener. Length ball, outside off, just about holds its line, take s the thick edge of the irresponsible drive, and Tiwary takes a sharp catch at gully 14/1
    64.5 Rahane has been given out. I thought he had hit it. And I am right. Rahane sawn off in a match crucial for selection. It's a dangerous shot all right, sweeping from around off, but he has hit the leather off it onto his pad. Harbhajan and the umpire don't think so 234/4
    44.1 and Thakur is gone first ball. The small crowd at Wankhede cheers because this can mean only one thin. Full, just outside off, pushed hard, edged to gully. He has done his job, though 161/3
    not out
    140
    343
    197
    18
    2
    71.06
    70.4 rush of blood to Sharma's head. He has not scored a run for 11 balls, and he plays a bad shot: the slog-sweep with a deep midwicket positioned. Poor poor shot. Credit to Harbhajan too for getting extra bounce on that topspinner, and Ojha holds on to the skier 254/5
    73.4 poor shot from Nayar. Walks across the stumps, whips across the line of a length ball on off, and provides catching practice to first slip 257/6
    99.4 Loose shot. Chavan falls one short of fifty. Huge wicket for Rest of India. Just pushes at a widish delivery, the likes he has been leaving alone for a long time. Gets the edge this time. Mumbai still 166 adrift 360/7
    110.4 Kulkarni runs out of patience, tries the big shot, and holes out. That's another rush of the blood to head that Mumbai could have done without. He has been defending so well for so long, but who knows what got into his head here. Down the wicket, looks to clear mid-off, not close to the pitch of the ball, and skies it to Vijay at mid-off 399/8
    113.5 floated outside off, Javed swings again, and this is not a half-volley. Expected, and sooner rather than later, he has holed out to mid-off. Irresponsible batting 409/9
    114.1 he can't survive even a ball. Tendulkar left unbeaten, but could he have shown urgency to pick a single last ball last over? Doesn't matter. It wouldn't have made much of a difference when it comes to taking first-innings points. Dabholkar pushes forward, misses the line, hit in front, and given. Pretty easy decision for the umpire 409/10
    Extras
    28 (b 6, lb 7, nb 13, w 2)
    TOTAL
    409 all out (114.1 Overs, RR: 3.58, 546 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-14 (AP Tare, 3.3 ov), 2-146 (W Jaffer, 39.2 ov), 3-161 (SN Thakur, 44.1 ov), 4-234 (AM Rahane, 64.5 ov), 5-254 (RG Sharma, 70.4 ov), 6-257 (AM Nayar, 73.4 ov), 7-360 (AA Chavan, 99.4 ov), 8-399 (DS Kulkarni, 110.4 ov), 9-409 (JJ Khan, 113.5 ov), 10-409 (VV Dabholkar, 114.1 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    S Sreesanth2138013.8006
    IC Pandey2467623.1613
    A Mithun2117323.4712
    PP Ojha26.1110323.9300
    Harbhajan Singh2146433.0402
    MK Tiwary11000.0000
  • BATSMEN
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    1 Nayar has produced a wicket out of thin air. Spectacular catch at short straight midwicket. Nothing great about this short delivery, which Dhawan pulls in front of square. Nayar dives to his right to take the catch. If there is a team that will believe from this situation, it is Mumbai 0/1
    23.1 and Vijay throws it away. He has not lost all concentration since the Sreesanth run-out, and throws his bat at a wide delivery now. To be fair to Thakur he has been asking questions outside off. Vijay early into the shot and pushes in front of his body, lobbing a simple catch to short cover. His first-class temperament remains in question 67/3
    18 direct hit, and we are going to the third umpire. This has been a strange over. For some over, Vijay has started to protect Sreesanth after more than an hour into the day. After keeping him down to just one earlier in the over, Vijay now takes a risky single off the last ball. Pushed towards short cover, and he sets off. Rohit Sharma swoops in, and hits the stumps at the striker's end. Sreesanth is short of his ground. If I were Sreesanth, I'd be gutted 60/1
    72.2 Tiwary seems to suggest he has got a shocker. Tiwary can't believe it. Given out caught off the forearm, he suggests. He looks to paddle this from leg, the ball bounces a little more than expected, surely came off the forearm, but was there a top edge involved before it hit the forearm? Yes it seems to have hit the top edge on the way. The umpire seems to have got it right, but can't tell for sure 207/4
    not out
    156
    361
    289
    12
    4
    53.97
    106.5 oh what relief. A wicket. Raina's quest for a meaningless century ends. Down the wicket, not to the pitch of it, gets a thick edge to short third man 352/5
    not out
    20
    42
    43
    2
    1
    46.51
    Extras
    20 (b 3, lb 2, nb 7, w 8)
    TOTAL
    389/5d (120 Overs, RR: 3.24)
    Fall of wickets: 1-0 (S Dhawan, 0.6 ov), 2-60 (S Sreesanth, 17.6 ov), 3-67 (M Vijay, 23.1 ov), 4-207 (MK Tiwary, 72.2 ov), 5-352 (SK Raina, 106.5 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    DS Kulkarni1763512.0510
    AM Nayar932803.1102
    JJ Khan1463302.3511
    SN Thakur1214413.6624
    AA Chavan38412603.3100
    VV Dabholkar2519723.8800
    RG Sharma502104.2000
  • BATSMEN
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    not out
    101
    202
    141
    10
    0
    71.63
    13.3 superb catch, and equally well bowled. This one dips on him, pitches shorter than where Tare expects it to, and then breaks in to hit the glove, and Dhawan at short leg goes flying to his right to pluck this one 36/1
    27.3 Rahane hasn't look very assured this innings, and Harbhajan makes him his second victim. Harbhajan gets this ball to dip on him. Rahane is woefully away from the pitch of the ball, and inside-edges it onto the pad and through to short leg 89/2
    30.3 Rohit Sharma plays the second bad shot of the match, and gifts the other spinner a wicket. Not close to the pitch of the ball at all, tries to clear mid-off, mis-hits, finds the man, and goes back with a painful look on his face 104/3
    41.5 Nayar is gone. He is not impressed with the call. Short of a length, outside off, looks to punch it, hasn't edged it, but he has been given 123/4
    not out
    12
    34
    47
    1
    0
    25.53
    Extras
    8 (b 4, lb 2, nb 2)
    TOTAL
    160/4 (54 Overs, RR: 2.96, 202 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-36 (AP Tare, 13.3 ov), 2-89 (AM Rahane, 27.3 ov), 3-104 (RG Sharma, 30.3 ov), 4-123 (AM Nayar, 41.5 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    S Sreesanth62701.1600
    IC Pandey32802.6600
    PP Ojha1204513.7500
    Harbhajan Singh1613822.3700
    A Mithun201407.0001
    SK Raina711412.0000
    MK Tiwary411704.2501
    AT Rayudu301003.3300
    M Vijay10101.0000

Close of Play

  • Wed, 6 Feb - day 1 - Rest of India 1st innings 330/5 (SK Raina 36*, Harbhajan Singh 0*, 90 ov)
  • Thu, 7 Feb - day 2 - Mumbai 1st innings 155/2 (AM Rahane 55*, SN Thakur 4*, 43 ov)
  • Fri, 8 Feb - day 3 - Rest of India 2nd innings 27/1 (M Vijay 18*, S Sreesanth 7*, 5 ov)
  • Sat, 9 Feb - day 4 - Rest of India 2nd innings 296/4 (AT Rayudu 118*, SK Raina 16*, 95 ov)
  • Sun, 10 Feb - day 5 - Mumbai 2nd innings 160/4 (54 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

Mumbai 4th innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st36W JafferAP Tare
2nd53W JafferAM Rahane
3rd15W JafferRG Sharma
4th19W JafferAM Nayar
5th37W JafferAA Chavan
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