Australia vs India 2nd Test at Brisbane, 17 Dec, 2014

Toss: India, who chose to bat
India 408/10 (109.4)  &  224/10 (64.3)
Australia 505/10 (109.4)  &  130/6 (23.1)
Australia won by 4 wickets
Man of the Match: Steven Smith
  • MG Johnson 2 * (3)
  • Mitchell Marsh 6 * (7)

Over 0.1 I Sharma bowls a pitched up delivery to CJL Rogers, no runs, leaves it outside off to the keeper. Target : 128

Over 0.2 I Sharma bowls it short of length to CJL Rogers, no runs, gets beaten by this unplayable ball which landed on middle and skidded away with bounce

Over 0.3 I Sharma bowls a pitched up delivery to CJL Rogers, no runs, plays a loose drive outside off and gets beaten by the away movement

Over 0.4 I Sharma bowls a pitched up delivery to CJL Rogers, no runs, leaves it outside off to the keeper. 129 kmph

Over 0.5 I Sharma bowls a good length delivery to CJL Rogers, no runs, leaves it outside off to the keeper.

Over 0.6 I Sharma bowls a short and rising delivery to CJL Rogers, no runs, hops up and defends it to the off side. 129 kmph. The pitch may have quickened up today.

Over 2.1 I Sharma bowls a back of length delivery to CJL Rogers, no runs, misses a leg glance off his hips down the legside

Over 2.2 I Sharma bowls it short of length to CJL Rogers, no runs, leaves it outside off to the keeper. 132 kmph

Over 2.3 I Sharma bowls a back of length delivery to CJL Rogers, FOUR, shuffles back and glances it off his pads to fine leg for an easy boundary

Over 2.4 I Sharma bowls a pitched up delivery to CJL Rogers, FOUR, stretches forward and plays a free flowing drive to the wide one through extra covers for a boundary

Over 2.5 I Sharma bowls a back of length delivery to CJL Rogers, no runs, goes back and defends it to point

Over 2.6 I Sharma bowls a back of length delivery to CJL Rogers, no runs, goes back and tucks it to squareleg

Over 4.1 I Sharma bowls a back of length delivery to DA Warner, CAUGHT BEHIND, Ishant strikes from round the sticks, he hits a crack and Warner going back has to play at that because of the angle and edges the bouncy away going ball to Dhoni. We have a needless send off from Ishant to Warner..


Over 4.1 I Sharma bowls a back of length delivery to DA Warner, NB + no runs, gets forward and is hit on the pad around middle by one that nipped back

Over 4.1 I Sharma bowls a back of length delivery to DA Warner, CAUGHT BEHIND, Ishant strikes from round the sticks, he hits a crack and Warner has to play at that because of the angle and edges the away going ball to Dhoni. We have a needless send off from Ishant to Warner..


Over 4.1 I Sharma bowls a back of length delivery to DA Warner, NB + no runs, gets forward and is hit on the pad around middle by one that nipped back

Over 4.2 I Sharma bowls a bouncer to SR Watson, no runs, ducks under it around middle

Over 4.3 I Sharma bowls a good length delivery to SR Watson, no runs, gets forward and defends it to covers

Over 4.4 I Sharma bowls a bouncer to SR Watson, no runs, ducks under it around middle

Over 4.5 I Sharma bowls a good length delivery to SR Watson, no runs, gets forward and defends it to the bowler

Over 4.6 I Sharma bowls a short and rising delivery to SR Watson, no runs, stands tall and defends it to covers

Over 6.1 I Sharma bowls it short of length to SR Watson, no runs, gets beaten outside off by one that seemed to be angling in but held its line

Over 6.2 I Sharma bowls a good length delivery to SR Watson, no runs, gets forward and defends it to the bowler

Over 6.3 I Sharma bowls a bouncer to SR Watson, CAUGHT BEHIND, Watson goes for a hook shot slightly outside off and can only get a top edge which skies up behind the stumps and MSD shouts mine to hold onto the catch safely. They are checking for the noball and Ishant is just fine.

Over 6.4 I Sharma bowls a pitched up delivery to SPD Smith, no runs, misses a flick down the legside. 136 kmph


Over 6.4 I Sharma bowls it short of length to SPD Smith, NB + no runs, leaves it outside off to the keeper. Ishant is bowling from round the sticks.

Over 6.5 I Sharma bowls a pitched up delivery to SPD Smith, no runs, leaves it outside off to the keeper. 132 kmph

Over 6.5 I Sharma bowls a pitched up delivery to SPD Smith, no runs, leaves it outside off to the keeper. 132 kmph

Over 6.6 I Sharma bowls a back of length delivery to SPD Smith, 2 runs, over the sticks now and gets punches in front of point for a couple. That will be Tea on Day 4 with Australia needing 103 more runs to win with 8 wickets in hand.

Over 8.1 I Sharma bowls a back of length delivery to SPD Smith, no runs, leaves it outside leg to the keeper. 130 kmph

Over 8.2 I Sharma bowls a pitched up delivery to SPD Smith, 1 run, flicks the inswinger past the diving mid wicket and gets a single

Over 8.3 I Sharma bowls a good length delivery to CJL Rogers,1 run, goes back and edges it down past gully for a single

Over 8.4 I Sharma bowls it short of length to SPD Smith, no runs, goes back and defends it to mid on


Over 8.4 I Sharma bowls a back of length delivery to SPD Smith, NB + 0, goes back and defends it to the off side

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