India in South Africa Test Series - 2nd Test

South Africa v India

India won by 87 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

7.1

Tsotsobe to Sehwag, no run, looks so gentle after the intense stuff from Dale and Morne, angles away across Sehwag who lets it go

7.2

Tsotsobe to Sehwag, FOUR, looks to angle another one across Viru, who stands tall and punches it off the back foot through covers, head still, good contact, gets a boundary

7.3

Tsotsobe to Sehwag, no run, left alone outside off stump as it goes on with the angle

7.4

Tsotsobe to Sehwag, FOUR, Lonwabo gets some inward movement off the seam, it was pitched back of a length, Sehwag didn't expect it would do that, and had shaped for the cut shot, but had to adjust hurriedly in the end, and the edge rolled away through the slip cordon

7.5

Tsotsobe to Sehwag, no run, goes for the big flashy drive to one that is angled miles outside off, and is predictably beaten

7.6

Tsotsobe to Sehwag, no run, leaves this one outside off stump alone, no flashiness this time

India 31/0   LL Tsotsobe 1-0-8-0

9.1

Tsotsobe to Sehwag, no run, Lonwabo is getting some movement in to the batsman, it was ending up outside leg stump, Sehwag had thoughts of cutting it away, only if it hadnt seamed in, and got into a tangle as it hurried back on to him

9.2

Tsotsobe to Sehwag, 1 run, this time he stays motionless in the crease, and works this one on leg stump behind square

9.3

Tsotsobe to Vijay, 1 run, gets right forward to defend and gets an inside edge that goes along the ground towards midwicket

9.4

Tsotsobe to Sehwag, no run, bounces Sehwag, who gets out calmly out of the way of this gentle steepler as it sails over him

9.5

Tsotsobe to Sehwag, 2 runs, almost got his man there, it was that in-between length on leg stump, Sehwag went neither forward nor back, remained on the crease and went for the straight drive, it went in the air and fell just short and wide of the diving man at mid on, and went past him

9.6

Tsotsobe to Sehwag, 3 wides, left alone, back of a length ball that bounced high, way high outside off stump

9.6

Tsotsobe to Sehwag, no run, better length and line, back of a length into the body, and defended into the off side

India 38/0   LL Tsotsobe 2-0-15-0

19.1

Tsotsobe to Dravid, FOUR, pitched up and it's driven past mid-off, elegantly done, off the meat and it's four, a half-volley and Dravid didn't waste the chance

19.2

Tsotsobe to Dravid, 1 leg bye, down the leg side this time, shortish, tries to clip it fine, brushes the pads on the way to fine leg

19.3

Tsotsobe to Tendulkar, no run, short of a good length on the off, Tendulkar stays in his crease and taps it solidly in front of the bowler

19.4

Tsotsobe to Tendulkar, no run, beaten, nipped away, angling away from the right hander, landed just outside off and beat Tendulkar with the movement and a bit of extra bounce

19.5

Tsotsobe to Tendulkar, OUT, edged and gone! Lured him into the drive, widish delivery which was moving away further, Tendulkar sensed a chance, chased it, got a thick edge and it went straight to second slip. What a blow

SR Tendulkar c Kallis b Tsotsobe 13 (42m 22b 3x4 0x6) SR: 59.09

19.6

Tsotsobe to Laxman, no run, widish delivery again and Laxman lets it go, superb start to the session for the hosts

India 79/3   LL Tsotsobe 3-0-19-1

21.1

Tsotsobe to Laxman, no run, angling away from Laxman, lands on a good length, Laxman leaves it be

21.2

Tsotsobe to Laxman, no run, short ball outside off, Laxman decides to sway out of the way

21.3

Tsotsobe to Laxman, no run, pitches it further up the pitch this time, around a good length, Laxman drives at it loosely towards mid-off

21.4

Tsotsobe to Laxman, no run, gentle delivery outside off, around a good length, holds its line, Laxman lets it go

21.5

Tsotsobe to Laxman, no run, fuller, trying to induce him into playing a drive, Laxman lets it go, he';s not tempted, not yet

21.6

Tsotsobe to Laxman, no run, holds it back this time, short of a good length, Laxman shoulders arms

India 80/3   LL Tsotsobe 4-1-19-1

23.1

Tsotsobe to Laxman, FOUR, words exchanged between Tsotsobe and Laxman, Laxman just nods, short ball and it's punished, pulled away through midwicket, Australia will remember that shot well from Mohali

23.2

Tsotsobe to Laxman, no run, around a good length outside off, holds its line, Laxman leaves it alone

23.3

Tsotsobe to Laxman, no run, shortish outside off, holding its line again, Laxman lets it be

23.4

Tsotsobe to Laxman, FOUR, Laxman's winning this battle, at least for now, Tsotsobe provides him with some width, it's short as well, Laxman rocks back and punches it between point and cover

23.5

Tsotsobe to Laxman, no run, much better, fuller and in the channel outside off, Laxman lets it go

23.6

Tsotsobe to Laxman, no run, full and Laxman meets it with a full face, but is a little cautious as he just pushes it towards extra cover

India 92/3   LL Tsotsobe 5-1-27-1

25.1

Tsotsobe to Dravid, no run, angling in towards middle, nips in further to catch him on the pads, would have gone down

25.2

Tsotsobe to Dravid, no run, targeting the pads again, getting it to dart in from a length

25.3

Tsotsobe to Dravid, no run, a fraction outside off this time, Dravid gets forward and outside the line to tap it in front of the bowler

25.4

Tsotsobe to Dravid, no run, fullish outside off, holds its line, left alone to the keeper

25.5

Tsotsobe to Dravid, no run, short of a good length, it cut away this time to take the outside edge, Dravid was surprised by the movement and the bounce but took his bottom hand off wisely

25.6

Tsotsobe to Dravid, no run, gets a stride forward and defends it back towards the bowler

India 93/3   LL Tsotsobe 6-2-27-1

27.1

Tsotsobe to Laxman, no run, goodish length on the off from round the wicket, defended solidly towards cover

27.2

Tsotsobe to Laxman, no run, short of a good length outside off, there to cut but Laxman opts out of it

27.3

Tsotsobe to Laxman, no run, lands on a good lenght, holds its line and Laxman doesn't play at it

27.4

Tsotsobe to Laxman, no run, on the stumps this time and catches Laxman on the pads, strikes him on the top of the back pad but would have gone down and was probably a touch too high

27.5

Tsotsobe to Laxman, no run, swinging in towards Laxman, full and he drives it straight to mid-off

27.6

Tsotsobe to Laxman, 1 run, short ball outside off, gets on the back foot and punches it towards sweeper cover for a single

India 95/3   LL Tsotsobe 7-2-28-1

49.1

Tsotsobe to Pujara, no run, over the wicket to begin with, short of a good length outside off, chops it towards point

49.2

Tsotsobe to Pujara, no run, bowls it on a good length on the off, pushed gently in the direction of point

49.3

Tsotsobe to Pujara, no run, back of a length on the off, rocks back to punch it back to the bowler

49.4

Tsotsobe to Pujara, OUT, Pujara's thrown it away! Tsotso gets another one, short on the off and he gears up for the pull, tried to dispatch him over square leg, got the top edge and Boucher waited patiently for it come down and snapped it comfortably, almost tripped over the helmet behind him but no damage done in the end

CA Pujara c †Boucher b Tsotsobe 19 (54m 45b 3x4 0x6) SR: 42.22

49.5

Tsotsobe to Harbhajan Singh, no run, banged in short and Harbhajan leaves it be

49.6

Tsotsobe to Harbhajan Singh, no run

India 156/6   LL Tsotsobe 8-3-28-2

51.1

Tsotsobe to Harbhajan Singh, no run, good length, a bit of width, Harbhajan lets it go

51.2

Tsotsobe to Harbhajan Singh, no run, down the leg side, tries to tickle it fine does Harbhajan but doesn't get a touch

51.3

Tsotsobe to Harbhajan Singh, no run, short of a good length on middle, gets on the back foot and knocks it down into the leg side

51.4

Tsotsobe to Harbhajan Singh, no run, short ball outside off, gets on the back foot and closes the face to drop it into the leg side

51.5

Tsotsobe to Harbhajan Singh, no run, fullish on the off, stabs it off the front foot towards mid-off

51.6

Tsotsobe to Harbhajan Singh, 2 runs, another pull and another top edge, tries to go over square leg, it flies over the keeper, AB from slip gives chase and hauls it back in, just a couple

India 162/6   LL Tsotsobe 9-3-30-2

53.1

Tsotsobe to Dhoni, 1 run, back of a length and well outside off, Dhoni jumps across and works the ball towards square leg, not a shot for the aesthetes

53.2

Tsotsobe to Harbhajan Singh, no run, outside off, Harbhajan is happy to leave it to the keeper

53.3

Tsotsobe to Harbhajan Singh, no run, full and wide, Harbhajan looks to scythe that through the off but he can't reach it

53.4

Tsotsobe to Harbhajan Singh, no run, defended off the back foot towards the off side

53.5

Tsotsobe to Harbhajan Singh, FOUR, is the light a problem? not for Harbhajan, he gets a wide delivery and he crashes that powerfully through cover for four

53.6

Tsotsobe to Harbhajan Singh, 1 run, well outside off again, tapped towards point

India 174/6   LL Tsotsobe 10-3-36-2

55.1

Tsotsobe to Harbhajan Singh, 2 runs, short ball on the legstump, worked towards midwicket for a couple

55.2

Tsotsobe to Harbhajan Singh, no run, shorter still this time, Harbhajan ducks under

55.3

Tsotsobe to Harbhajan Singh, 1 run, slightly short and on the body, Harbhajan helps it to fine leg

55.4

Tsotsobe to Dhoni, no run, angling across Dhoni who is happy to watch it through to the keeper

55.5

Tsotsobe to Dhoni, 1 run, length ball heading for off, Dhoni moves across and tucks the ball towards midwicket for a sharp single

55.6

Tsotsobe to Harbhajan Singh, no run, short ball outside leg, Harbhajan moves towards off and leaves the ball for the keeper

India 183/6   LL Tsotsobe 11-3-40-2
Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100
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Dec 29, 2010

VVS Laxman poses with the Man-of-the-Match trophy, South Africa v India, 2nd Test, Durban, 4th day, December 29, 2010

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