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Tour Match, Canberra, January 10 - 12, 2008, India tour of Australia
325/9d & 281/4d
(T:315) 292/8d & 60/3

Match drawn

Indians 1st Innings
Act Inv XI 1st Innings
Indians 2nd Innings
Act Inv XI 2nd Innings
Match Details
Indians 1st Innings 
Wasim Jaffer c Ritchard b Higgs92191-8248.16
Virender Sehwag c Higgs b Swards2449-1048.97
Dinesh Karthik c Perera b Swards2539-3064.10
Rahul Dravid c †Crosthwaite b Perera6291-9068.13
Yuvraj Singh c Dean b Perera215-0013.33
MS Dhoni (c)c & b Ritchard3837-60102.70
Irfan Pathan c Bulger b Swards3353-5062.26
Harbhajan Singh c †Crosthwaite b Bulger03-000.00
RP Singh c †Crosthwaite b Ritchard1218-2066.66
Pankaj Singh not out 512-0041.66
Vikram Singh not out 42-10200.00
Extras(b 5, lb 9, nb 6, w 8)28
TOTAL84 Ov (RR: 3.86)325/9d
Did not bat: Ishant Sharma 
Fall of wickets: 1-66 (Virender Sehwag, 20.1 ov), 2-117 (Dinesh Karthik, 31.4 ov), 3-210 (Wasim Jaffer, 57.3 ov), 4-220 (Yuvraj Singh, 62.2 ov), 5-233 (Rahul Dravid, 64.3 ov), 6-288 (MS Dhoni, 74.4 ov), 7-291 (Harbhajan Singh, 75.2 ov), 8-304 (RP Singh, 78.6 ov), 9-321 (Irfan Pathan, 83.4 ov)
Richard Sherlock1747204.23779131
Ash Perera1534022.66743102
62.2 to Yuvraj Singh, outside the off stump, Yuvraj moves back and across and wafts it in the air to gully, where Cowan takes an easy catch. 220/4
64.3 to R Dravid, good ball angled across, moves forward and pushes at it away from his body, the ball takes the outside edge and Crosthwaite takes an easy catch. Dravid goes for a well played knock.. 233/5
Luke Swards1724532.64795000
20.1 to V Sehwag, outside off and fuller in length, Sehwag drives and all he gets is an outside edge to second slip, where Higgs pulls off a good catch.. 66/1
31.4 to KD Karthik, short outside off stump, Karthik pulls it straight to mid on where Perera takes an easy catch. Karthik could not quite keep the pull down. 117/2
83.4 to IK Pathan, outside off, fuller in length. Pathan comes down the track and plays a lofted drive to cover where Bulger is waiting. 321/9
Adam Ritchard1817123.94807001
74.4 to MS Dhoni, on the off stump, tries to read the delivery and lobs it back to the bowler who takes an easy catch. 288/6
78.6 to RP Singh, outside off stump and RP chases it, and pays the price as he is caught behind the stumps. 304/8
Ryan Bulger1207015.834110002
75.2 to Harbhajan Singh, outside off, Harbhajan tries to drive and gets an under edge as Crosthwaite fumbles and takes it on the second attempt. 291/7
Mark Higgs501312.60211000
57.3 to W Jaffer, on the middle stump, Jaffer comes down the track and holes out to long on. Good innings this by Jaffer. 210/3
ACT Invitational XI 1st Innings 
Chris Rogers lbw b Harbhajan Singh6092-5065.21
Ed Cowan  b Sharma1456-1025.00
Jono Dean lbw b Sharma03-000.00
Mark Higgs (c)c †Karthik b Sharma110-0010.00
John Rogers c VRV Singh b RP Singh98190-12051.57
Randall Starr lbw b RP Singh2769-2039.13
James Crosthwaite st †Karthik b Sehwag2763-3042.85
Adam Ritchard  b Pathan1553-2028.30
Richard Sherlock not out 1129-0037.93
Luke Swards not out 44-10100.00
Extras(b 10, lb 12, nb 11, w 2)35
TOTAL93 Ov (RR: 3.13)292/8d
Fall of wickets: 1-41 (Ed Cowan, 17.1 ov), 2-45 (Jono Dean, 17.4 ov), 3-83 (Mark Higgs, 23.2 ov), 4-100 (Chris Rogers, 29.3 ov), 5-174 (Randall Starr, 53.4 ov), 6-241 (James Crosthwaite, 73.4 ov), 7-269 (John Rogers, 84.1 ov), 8-285 (Adam Ritchard, 91.4 ov)
Irfan Pathan1835613.11857010
91.4 to AM Ritchard, on the middle stump, off the pads and knocks the leg stump down. 285/8
Ishant Sharma1142632.36553010
17.1 to EJM Cowan, outside the off stump, fuller in length. Cowan reaches for the ball and inside edes and isees back to see his shattered. 41/1
17.4 to JR Dean, on the off stump, and coming in, struck in line and is given out, rightly so. 45/2
23.2 to MA Higgs, short outside the off stump, Hggs tries to pull and is caught by the keeper. 83/3
Pankaj Singh1423602.57643000
Vikram Singh1103903.545430011
Harbhajan Singh1313212.46552000
29.3 to CJL Rogers, on the middle and off,spinning away and on a good length, struck on the pads. Umpire gives it and replays show that the ball might have spun further away. 100/4
Virender Sehwag1113713.36474000
73.4 to JL Crosthwaite, good ball goes straight through, Crosthwaite comes down the track and completely misses the ball, Karthik alert behind the wicket collects the ball and whips off the bails, Crosthwaite is stranded.. 241/6
RP Singh921621.77451000
53.4 to R Starr, on the middle stump, struck on the line of stumps, plumb it is. 174/5
84.1 to JW Rogers, outside off, fuller in length. Rogers goes back and tries to lift over point. Deep point comes running in and takes the catch. 269/7
Yuvraj Singh502104.20192000
MS Dhoni10707.0031000
Indians 2nd Innings 
Dinesh Karthik lbw b Bulger97152-12063.81
Virender Sehwag c †Crosthwaite b Higgs11378-182144.87
Wasim Jaffer c †Crosthwaite b Bulger2154-2038.88
Yuvraj Singh c Dean b Perera312-0025.00
Rahul Dravid not out 1632-2050.00
Irfan Pathan not out 1828-3064.28
Extras(b 3, lb 2, nb 8)13
TOTAL58 Ov (RR: 4.84)281/4d
Fall of wickets: 1-158 (Virender Sehwag, 25.4 ov), 2-238 (Wasim Jaffer, 46.1 ov), 3-241 (Dinesh Karthik, 46.6 ov), 4-248 (Yuvraj Singh, 49.4 ov)
Ash Perera1234613.83538001
49.4 to Yuvraj Singh, outside off, low full toss. Drives to cover, where a diving Dean takes a good catch to send back Yuvraj. 248/4
Luke Swards1333502.69604000
Richard Sherlock2023011.5044000
Ryan Bulger24212025.009414107
46.1 to W Jaffer, draws him forward and gets an outside edge. 238/2
46.6 to KD Karthik, on the middle stump, fuller and straighter, struck on the pads and is out. 241/3
Adam Ritchard504709.40157100
Mark Higgs20512.5070000
25.4 to V Sehwag, outside off, sticked his bat out as the ball kisses the outside edge on the way to the keeper. 158/1
ACT Invitational XI 2nd Innings (T: 315 runs)
Ed Cowan c Sehwag b Pankaj Singh711-1063.63
Chris Rogers c †Karthik b Pathan1710-30170.00
Jono Dean lbw b Pankaj Singh04-000.00
Mark Higgs (c)not out 1436-1038.88
John Rogers not out 942-1021.42
Extras(lb 6, nb 1, w 6)13
TOTAL17 Ov (RR: 3.52)60/3
Fall of wickets: 1-18 (Ed Cowan, 2.3 ov), 2-35 (Chris Rogers, 3.5 ov), 3-35 (Jono Dean, 4.2 ov)
Pankaj Singh512124.20241020
2.3 to EJM Cowan, outside off and short in length, Cowan goes for the cut and gets an edge to second slip, where Sehwag takes the catch. 18/1
4.2 to JR Dean, on the off stump and coming in a touch, struck in line. Dean does not trouble the scorers. 35/3
Irfan Pathan411614.00193000
3.5 to CJL Rogers, outside off and on a good length. Rogers goes back and gets a faint edge back to the keeper. 35/2
Vikram Singh411002.50211001
Ishant Sharma41701.75211000
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Manuka Oval, Canberra
TossIndians, elected to bat first
Players per sideIndians 12 (11 batting, 11 fielding); ACT Invitational XI 12 (11 batting, 11 fielding)
Hours of play (local time)10.30 - 12.30, 13.10 - 15.10, 15.30 - 17.30
Match days10,11,12 January 2008 - day (3-day match)
Darren Goodger
Rod Tucker
Match Referee
Brian Lawrence
Thu, 10 Jan - day 1 - ACT Inv XI 1st innings 10/0 (Chris Rogers 2*, Ed Cowan 8*, 4 ov)
Fri, 11 Jan - day 2 - ACT Inv XI 1st innings 292/8 (Richard Sherlock 11*, Luke Swards 4*, 93 ov)
Sat, 12 Jan - day 3 - ACT Inv XI 2nd innings 60/3 (17 ov) - end of match