Player of the Match
Player of the Match

END OF OVER:
50 | 7 Runs | AUS: 283/7 (9 runs required, RR: 5.66)

  • Brett Lee5 (9b)
  • James Hopes23 (20b)
  • Zaheer Khan9-0-68-0
  • RP Singh9-1-66-2

Mahendra Singh Dhoni will be a relieved man. It's his first win as ODI captain and has taken four games to come by.

The Man of the Match is Mahendra Singh Dhoni for his all-round performance with bat and behind the stumps. That's all we have for you from the live commentary team. See you at the next game. This is Anand Vasu, saying cheers and goodbye, signing off.

49.6
0
Khan to Lee, no run, swing and a miss and it's all over. India have won by 8 runs! It's been a really tight finish and finally India have managed to win a game in this series.
49.5
1
Khan to Hopes, 1 run, another full ball, played back to Zaheer, he dives and fields. He thinks about throwing one end, then the other, lobs it towards the striker's end. Just one run taken
49.4
1
Khan to Lee, 1 run, low full-toss on the stumps, driven at, only the single as the ball is dug out
49.3
0
Khan to Lee, no run, short of a length, on the stumps, Lee has a huge swing and a miss, through to the keeper
49.2
1
Khan to Hopes, 1 run, fullish and on the stumps, driven to the off side, just the single this time
49.1
4
Khan to Hopes, FOUR runs, Bang! That is a quality hit to begin the over from Hopes. The ball is full, straight and right in the slot. Hopes cashes in with a straight drive that races away to the fence

16 needed from 6 now. Zaheer Khan to bowl.

END OF OVER:
49 | 6 Runs | AUS: 276/7 (16 runs required from 6 balls, RR: 5.63, RRR: 16.00)

  • James Hopes17 (17b)
  • Brett Lee4 (6b)
  • RP Singh9-1-66-2
  • Murali Kartik10-0-48-1
48.6
1
Singh to Hopes, 1 run, full and outside the off, squeezed through point and just another single. India won't mind that. Excellent over from RP in the context of the match
48.5
1
Singh to Lee, 1 run, full and straight once more, driven hard back down the ground, past the bowler, Uthappa is at long-on and runs around and fields really well. This has been a really tight over so far from RP
48.4
1
Singh to Hopes, 1 run, full-toss on the pads, could have gone anywhere, Hopes only manages to work the ball through square-leg for a single
48.3
1
Singh to Lee, 1 run, low full-toss once more, RP doing well here, driven down to long-on for yet another single. The pressure is seriously mounting on the batsmen here
48.2
1
Singh to Hopes, 1 run, low full-toss outside the off, eased down towards long-off for a single
48.1
1
Singh to Lee, 1 run, fullish and on the off, Lee drives but can't beat the man at mid-off

22 needed now from 12 balls. Three wickets in hand.

END OF OVER:
48 | 2 Runs | AUS: 270/7 (22 runs required from 12 balls, RR: 5.62, RRR: 11.00)

  • James Hopes14 (14b)
  • Brett Lee1 (3b)
  • Murali Kartik10-0-48-1
  • RP Singh8-1-60-2
47.6
0
Kartik to Hopes, no run, tossed up and on the off, the batsman comes down the pitch but can't get it away, driven back to Kartik who has bowled extremely well in this innings

Australia 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st37ML HaydenAC Gilchrist
2nd85ML HaydenRT Ponting
3rd10ML HaydenMJ Clarke
4th58ML HaydenA Symonds
5th56A SymondsBJ Hodge
6th22A SymondsJR Hopes
7th0GB HoggJR Hopes
8th15B LeeJR Hopes