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India vs Australia, 2nd ODI at Kochi, , Oct 02 2007 - Full Scorecard

2nd ODI, Kochi, October 02, 2007, Australia tour of India
(47.3/50 ov, T:307) 222

Australia won by 84 runs

Player Of The Match
87* (69)
Australia Innings
India Innings
Match Flow
Australia  (50 ovs maximum)
c Tendulkar b Khan054000.00
b Pathan75891365384.26
c †Dhoni b Sreesanth310100030.00
st †Dhoni b Pathan2738593071.05
c & b Sreesanth878313192104.81
not out 87698983126.08
c Dravid b Sreesanth441100100.00
not out 22400100.00
Extras(b 4, lb 2, w 15)21
TOTAL50 Ov (RR: 6.12, 226 Mins)306/6
Fall of wickets: 1-3 (Adam Gilchrist, 0.6 ov), 2-8 (Brad Hodge, 3.1 ov), 3-66 (Michael Clarke, 15.3 ov), 4-160 (Matthew Hayden, 31.1 ov), 5-268 (Andrew Symonds, 46.5 ov), 6-297 (James Hopes, 49.2 ov)
0.6 to AC Gilchrist, well that extra delivery has worked! short of a length outside off, shapes away just a touch, Gilchrist gets ready to drive on the up but the ball gets the edge and flies to Tendulkar at first slip. 3/1
3.1 to BJ Hodge, superb stuff from Sreesanth, pitched up outside off, the late away swing induces Hodge to go for the front-foot drive, the ball gets the outside edge and Dhoni takes it low to his right. 8/2
46.5 to A Symonds, another slower one and this time he strikes. It's full on leg stump and Symonds tries to smack it over midwicket, only manages to get a leading edge that balloons up high in the air. Sreesanth gets himself under it and completes a smart catch.Sreesanth celebrates with a leer, Symonds has a few words, Dravid intervenes and all, we hope, is well with the world. Fine innings from Symonds. It could end up being a matchwinning effort.. 268/5
49.2 to JR Hopes, slower ball works this time, outside off and Hopes slashes wildly, straight to Dravid at extra cover. High Hopes crash.Local boy Sreesanth has three wickets now. His aim was to get five. He has four balls left to achieve it.. 297/6
15.3 to MJ Clarke, got 'em! Great work by Dhoni behind the stumps. That was a poor ball down leg side but Clarke can't get hold of the flick and over-balances after the stroke. Dhoni, standing up to the stumps, collects it nearly and flicks off the bails in a flash. Easy decision for the umpire that time and Pathan hugs Dhoni as if he's some long lost lover. Was it a poor ball or good judgement? What matters is he's got a wicket. Pup goes the Clarke.Drama! Suresh Shastri, the square leg umpire, lifted his finger but appears to have consulted the third umpire in the last moment. Clarke is waiting in the boundary. It looks out but there's still debating. The giant screen finally shows the verdict: OUT and Clarke is on his way. His back foot was on the line there and as everyone famously proclaims: "The line belongs to the umpire". He even takes it home when stumps are drawn.. 66/3
31.1 to ML Hayden, that was a masterstroke! Pathan fires in a yorker on leg stump, Hayden shuffles and tries to work it to the on side, the ball sneaks under the bat and takes the leg stump. oh and full marks to Dhoni for that bowling change. 160/4
India  (T: 307 runs from 50 ovs)
b Johnson713131053.84
c Symonds b Clark1625431164.00
lbw b Clark41305942136.66
c Hayden b Hopes10101401100.00
c Johnson b Hogg3148573164.58
c Hodge b Hogg58881342265.90
run out (Hogg/Clarke)1790014.28
st †Gilchrist b Clarke410120040.00
b Clarke1718171194.44
c Hodge b Hogg314160021.42
not out 725340028.00
Extras(b 4, lb 6, nb 7, w 10)27
TOTAL47.3 Ov (RR: 4.67, 208 Mins)222
Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Gautam Gambhir, 3.1 ov), 2-58 (Sachin Tendulkar, 8.5 ov), 3-79 (Yuvraj Singh, 11.4 ov), 4-87 (Robin Uthappa, 14.2 ov), 5-136 (Rahul Dravid, 25.1 ov), 6-139 (Irfan Pathan, 26.6 ov), 7-154 (Harbhajan Singh, 30.3 ov), 8-179 (Ramesh Powar, 34.6 ov), 9-190 (Zaheer Khan, 39.2 ov), 10-222 (MS Dhoni, 47.3 ov)
3.1 to G Gambhir, the offcutter sinks him! pitches just outside off , Johnson gets that to jag back in and catch Gambhir unawares, the ball just clips the top of the off stump and just the bails get dislodged. 11/1
8.5 to SR Tendulkar, Clark gets the prized wicket! pitched up outside off, Tendulkar leans into an uppish drive and the ball lobs straight to Symonds at short cover. Symonds shows sharp reflexes to take it to his right. 58/2
14.2 to RV Uthappa, Uthappa gets a big shuffle across his stumps and pays the price, he tries to work a fullish delivery off his pads to the on side but gets struck in front of the stumps, Bucknor takes his time and raises the finger. 87/4
11.4 to Yuvraj Singh, and another bowling change works! Hopes bowls it full and outside off, the ball stops on Yuvraj as he plays a half-hearted drive on the up to Hayden at short cover. 79/3
30.3 to Harbhajan Singh, down leg side, Clarke sets up the trap for Harbhajan by floating it down leg, Harbhajan takes a few paces forward but misses the ball completely, easy stumping for Gilchrist. 154/7
34.6 to RR Powar, through the gate! short of a length on middle, the ball starightens after pitching, Powar swivels to pull, doesnt read the length, swings and misses, the ball clips the top of leg stump. 179/8
25.1 to R Dravid, That's the sort of catch that wins matches. Mitchell Johnson, almost like a ballerina, judges a skier to perfection and produces a YouTube moment. Dravid launches into a slog sweep, it goes high towards midwicket and the crowd is already cheering the six when Johnson gets under it, watches it closely, holds on and maintains his balance brilliantly. He was inches from the ropes but kept his poise. Super catch.. 136/5
39.2 to Z Khan, flighted on leg, zaheer goes for the slog sweep, the ball gets the top edge and goes down Hodge's throat at short third-man. 190/9
47.3 to MS Dhoni, Got 'em! All over. The googly ends it all, Dhoni flashes at one outside off and the top-edge flies to short third man where Brad Hodge dived full length and completed a fine catch. 222/10
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  • Australia innings
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • Australia: 50 runs in 12.1 overs (75 balls), Extras 4
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 61 balls (ML Hayden 27, MJ Clarke 22, Ex 1)
  • Drinks: Australia - 61/2 in 15.0 overs (ML Hayden 30, MJ Clarke 24)
  • Power Play 3: Overs 15.1 - 20.0
  • Australia: 100 runs in 21.6 overs (136 balls), Extras 6
  • ML Hayden: 50 off 67 balls (5 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 53 balls (ML Hayden 22, A Symonds 32, Ex 1)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 29.5 overs (183 balls), Extras 6
  • Drinks: Australia - 160/4 in 31.1 overs (A Symonds 49)
  • A Symonds: 50 off 46 balls (5 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • Australia: 200 runs in 38.2 overs (236 balls), Extras 14
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 50 balls (A Symonds 16, BJ Haddin 28, Ex 8)
  • Australia: 250 runs in 44.2 overs (272 balls), Extras 14
  • BJ Haddin: 50 off 48 balls (3 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • 5th Wicket: 100 runs in 87 balls (A Symonds 36, BJ Haddin 55, Ex 9)
  • Australia: 300 runs in 49.5 overs (306 balls), Extras 16
  • Innings Break: Australia - 306/6 in 50.0 overs (BJ Haddin 87, B Lee 2)
  • India innings
  • India: 50 runs in 6.5 overs (46 balls), Extras 5
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • Drinks: India - 86/3 in 14.0 overs (RV Uthappa 41, R Dravid 5)
  • Power Play 3: Overs 15.1 - 20.0
  • India: 100 runs in 19.4 overs (125 balls), Extras 8
  • India: 150 runs in 29.3 overs (185 balls), Extras 14
  • Drinks: India - 154/7 in 30.3 overs (MS Dhoni 30)
  • India: 200 runs in 44.1 overs (275 balls), Extras 23
  • MS Dhoni: 50 off 80 balls (2 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • One Day International Scorer: Binoy George
Nehru Stadium, Kochi
TossIndia, elected to field first
Player Of The Match
Series resultAustralia led the 7-match series 1-0
Match numberODI no. 2623
Match days2 October 2007 - day (50-over match)
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