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IND vs AUS, 2023 - Test Live Commentary

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Match Ended   
571
480&175/2 (78.1)
India drew with Australia
Right then, that is it from this series as India win 2-1 and Sunil Gavaskar hands over the Border-Gavaskar Trophy to Rohit Sharma and he along with the Indian team pose for some pictures now. This is also the fourth consecutive time that India has defeated Australia in a Test series and becomes the first team to do so in more than 30 years. However, the story between these two rivals does not end here as after a pretty short break they will be back for a three-match ODI series. The first game will be played on 17th March, Friday at 1.30 pm IST (8 am GMT), but as you know you can join us early for the build-up. Until then, Cheers and Goodbye!
Rohit Sharma, the skipper of India says that it was a fantastic series. Adds that every game had something in it to watch and it was a good experience for some young players who played in this for the first time. Tells that he is really happy with the result and says that he was proud of the team for their performance in the Delhi Test after being behind in the game. Mentions that they failed to put up a better show in the third Test, but were brilliant in this game after trailing by a lot of runs. Credits the whole team and says the good thing for them was that at every point someone or the other stepped up when they were under pressure. Ends by saying that he is happy with his performance as well and is delighted to win the series.
Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja are the joint PLAYERS OF THE SERIES. Ashwin says it has been a great journey and it would not be the same without the other so they need to recognize that as they help each other. Says that Jadeja keeps it really simple. Conversations have been basic and we know each other really well which makes communication easy. Adds that sometimes their conversation results in wickets and at other times it is just funny. Ravindra Jadeja says that it feels good bowling with Ashwin as they always try to pass information about the wicket to each other which helps them. Adds that he was not happy with his batting in this series and missed out on a few occasions even though scoring a crucial 70-odd in the earlier Test. Mentions that Ashwin has a really good cricketing brain and always talks about cricket and jokingly says he knows everything about it all around the world.
Virat Kohli is the PLAYER OF THE MATCH for his brilliant century. He says that the expectations that he has for himself are more important to him. Adds that he was feeling good when he batted in the first innings, but could not score runs as per his capabilities. Says that he felt nice to bat the way he wanted in this game. Tells that he is not in a space now to prove anyone wrong and he is happy with his performance. Says that when he was 60 not out overnight, they thought about playing positively, but as Shreyas Iyer got injured they decided to play for time. Credits Australia for the way they bowled and set up some tight fields, but they got the lead and gave themselves a bit of a chance for a win.
Steven Smith, the captain of Australia says that the series did end slowly and it was a really flat wicket. Mentions that the team has had a great time in India as the hospitality has been wonderful and the crowd has been outstanding so it is nice to be a part of this series. Admits that they had a moment of madness in Delhi but they came back well in Indore and the wicket is too flat for a result here. Credits Matthew Kuhnemann and Todd Murphy for bowling really well in their first test series and they will learn more. Adds that Nathan Lyon bowled the best he has bowled all series here and he keeps getting better and better. When asked to stay fit and come back in 2027, he smiles and says that he will see what happens.
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Shubman Gill joins Nathan Lyon to have a quick chat. He says that it is always hard to play Nathan Lyon and he tests your patience. Adds that he and Rohit Sharma tried to put him under pressure, but it did not look like Lyon was under any pressure. Tells that he always bowls in the right areas and keeps things tight and you just have to put the bad balls away if he gives any. Mentions that it is quite easy to bat with Virat Kohli as the focus is always on him which takes off the pressure from the other batter. Says that this wicket was a bit easy and he backed himself to hit Lyon coming down the track.
Nathan Lyon comes up for a flash interview. He says that it has been a tough challenge but there is a lot to learn and loves coming to play in India. Mentions that it can be quite challenging, especially on wickets like these but say that it is their job to get the batters stuck in the crease or playing a false shot. Claims that they were watching the game in New Zealand and they knew that they would be facing India in the finals. Adds that they have time to prepare for it and are looking forward to it. Hopes that Matthew Kuhnemann and Todd Murphy would have learnt something but he is grateful to be there when they start their Test journey. Ends by saying that Matthew Kuhnemann is hoping to have a word with Ravindra Jadeja later and this has been a great learning experience for them.
Australia would have thought that they had a genuine chance of putting pressure on the hosts and getting close to a win, but that thought soon went on the back foot as India batted even better than the vistiors. The openers saw 10 overs out on Day 2, and it was the in-form Shubman Gill who set up the platform with a stunning hundred. However, the star of the show was Virat Kohli, who ended his long wait and registered his 28th Test hundred, the last one coming at the end of 2019. They build up six 50-run partnerships or more, with the highest being 162 between Kohli and Axar Patel, with the latter missing out on a hundred. Kohli too fell on 186, but India took a lead of 91 runs after batting almost two Days and would have thought they had a real chance of a favourable result given the recent collapses of the Aussies. However, the wicket did not deteriorate that much, and Australia were able to see the last Day out easily to confirm the draw.
After electing to bat first, Australia put on their best batting performance in this series on a pitch that looked really good for batting. Usman Khawaja continued his sublime form and scored a massive hundred, but missed out on a double as he ended on 180 runs off 422 balls. While the limelight was on him, Cameron Green did his job on the other end and notched up his maiden Test hundred, with surely many more to come. They posted a huge total of 480 runs but would have been a bit disappointed as at one point they were looking to go well past 500. Indian bowlers found it really hard on Day 1 to pick up wickets, but on Day 2, Ravichandran Ashwin showed his class and picked up a six-wicket haul to restrict the visitors, while Mohammad Shami was on point as well with two crucial wickets early in the innings.
Australia knew that they would have had to bat at least two sessions on Day 5 to save this Test and they did exactly that. With Usman Khawaja being injured, it was Matthew Kuhnemann and Travis Head who saw the last few overs of Day 4 out. On Day 5, the night watchman was dismissed quite early, but Head and Marnus Labuschagne absolutely nullified the Indian bowlers and also scored runs when the opportunity arrived. Head looked set to score a hundred but was dismissed by a dream delivery by Axar Patel who completed his 50th Test wicket and became the fastest Indian left-arm spinner to reach that milestone. In the end, Steven Smith and Marnus Labuschagne stood strong at the crease and denied any chances of an Indian win as the two captains shook hands.
The umpires have agreed to allow the players to shake hands and the match has been drawn! India have claimed this series 2-1 and have managed to retain the Border Gavaskar Trophy! More importantly, both these teams will face each other in the World Test Championship later this year. Australia booked their spot by winning the third Test match of the series while India received aid from New Zealand earlier today when they beat Sri Lanka. After the first three matches ended within three days, no one would have expected to watch five full days of cricket and a draw in this series but it has been quite an anti-climax. That said, we have witnessed some remarkable Test cricket and the two powerhouses of cricket have managed to put up quite a show.
End Of The Over 78.1 : 175/2
0 Runs
  • 078.1
M. Labuschagne
63 (213)
S. Smith
10 (59)
S. Gill
1.1-0-1-0
78.1
0
Shubman Gill To Marnus Labuschagne
Shubman Gill floats this one full and just outside off. Marnus Labuschagne blocks this towards mid on.
End Of The Over 78 : 175/2
1 Runs
  • 177.1
  • 077.2
  • 077.3
  • 077.4
  • 077.5
  • 077.6
S. Smith
10 (59)
M. Labuschagne
63 (212)
C. Pujara
1-0-1-0
77.6
0
Cheteshwar Pujara To Steven Smith
Bowls this short and angles this into the stumps. It stays slightly low but Steven Smith manages to keep this one out.
77.5
0
Cheteshwar Pujara To Steven Smith
Another flighted delivery bowled full and in line with the stumps. Steven Smith works this towards cover.
77.4
0
Cheteshwar Pujara To Steven Smith
A loopy delivery bowled full and at the stumps. Steven Smith drives this towards mid off.
77.3
0
Cheteshwar Pujara To Steven Smith
Bowls this on a shortish length and just outside off. Steven Smith pushes this towards cover on the back foot.
77.2
0
Cheteshwar Pujara To Steven Smith
Floats this one full and just outside off. Steven Smith knocks this back to the bowler.
77.1
1
Cheteshwar Pujara To Marnus Labuschagne
Cheteshwar Pujara tosses this one on a shortish length and outside off. Marnus Labuschagne punches this to deep cover for a single.
Halt! Marnus Labuschagne is not happy with his gloves and decides it to change it. Also, Cheteshwar Pujara is ready to roll his hands now.
End Of The Over 77 : 174/2
1 Runs
  • 076.1
  • 076.2
  • 076.3
  • 176.4
  • 076.5
  • 076.6
S. Smith
10 (54)
M. Labuschagne
62 (211)
S. Gill
1-0-1-0
76.6
0
Shubman Gill To Steven Smith
Goes back to bowling short and just outside off. Steven Smith rocks back and defends this back down the pitch.
76.5
0
Shubman Gill To Steven Smith
Loops this one full and just outside off. Steven Smith knocks this back to the bowler.
76.4
1
Shubman Gill To Marnus Labuschagne
Short once again and at the stumps. Marnus Labuschagne clips this to deep backward square leg and takes a single.
76.3
0
Shubman Gill To Marnus Labuschagne
Tosses this one full and in line with the stumps. Marnus Labuschagne smothers this into the pitch.
76.2
0
Shubman Gill To Marnus Labuschagne
Bowls this slightly short and spinning in from outside off. Marnus Labuschagne dabs this into the leg side.
76.1
0
Shubman Gill To Marnus Labuschagne
Shubman Gill floats this one full and outside the off stump. Marnus Labuschagne defends this back down pitch.
Well, well a surprise here as Shubman Gill comes out to bowl for the first time in Test cricket.
End Of The Over 76 : 173/2
0 Runs
  • 075.1
  • 075.2
  • 075.3
  • 075.4
  • 075.5
  • 075.6
S. Smith
10 (52)
M. Labuschagne
61 (207)
A. Patel
19-8-36-1
75.6
0
Axar Patel To Steven Smith
Flatter, full and on middle, Steven Smith knocks it down the pitch.
75.5
0
Axar Patel To Steven Smith
Looped up, full and on middle, Steven Smith is solid in his defense again.
75.4
0
Axar Patel To Steven Smith
Flighted, full and on middle, Steven Smith turns it to the leg side.
75.3
0
Axar Patel To Steven Smith
Slower through the air, on off with extra bounce, Steven Smith proids forward and defends it out wiht the top half of the bat.
75.2
0
Axar Patel To Steven Smith
Floated, full and on off, Steven Smith stays back and keeps it out to the off side.
75.1
0
Axar Patel To Steven Smith
Tossed up, full and on middle, Steven Smith leans on and blocks it out.
Drinks! The outcome of this Test is almost confirmed now as it will be really difficult for India to force a favourable result now. Australia have done what they needed to do with Marnus Labuschagne and Steven Smith keeping everything out. The two captains can shake hands to signal a draw after six more overs.
End Of The Over 75 : 173/2
0 Runs
  • 074.1
  • 074.2
  • 074.3
  • 074.4
  • 074.5
  • 074.6
M. Labuschagne
61 (207)
S. Smith
10 (46)
R. Jadeja
20-7-34-0
74.6
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Marnus Labuschagne
Goes straight once again and really full. Marnus Labuschagne defends this one solidly.
74.5
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Marnus Labuschagne
Loops this one full and outside the off stump. Marnus Labuschagne knocks this towards short cover.
74.4
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Marnus Labuschagne
Wider outside off on a fuller length. Marnus Labuschagne keeps this out on the off side.
74.3
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Marnus Labuschagne
Tosses this full and straight. Marnus Labuschagne blocks this back down the pitch.
74.2
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Marnus Labuschagne
Really full this time and at the stumps. Marnus Labuschagne keeps this out into the off side.
74.1
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Marnus Labuschagne
Ravindra Jadeja floats this one full and into the stumps. Marnus Labuschagne dabs this towards square leg.
End Of The Over 74 : 173/2
0 Runs
  • 073.1
  • 073.2
  • 073.3
  • 073.4
  • 073.5
  • 073.6
S. Smith
10 (46)
M. Labuschagne
61 (201)
A. Patel
18-7-36-1
73.6
0
Axar Patel To Steven Smith
Looped up, full and on middle, Steven Smith knocks it down the pitch.
73.5
0
Axar Patel To Steven Smith
Flatter, full and on middle, Steven Smith turns it to the leg side.
73.4
0
Axar Patel To Steven Smith
BEATEN! Axar Patel bowls this quicker with angle, on middle, turns away sharply, Steven Smith leans on a defend, but gets beaten on the outside edge.
73.3
0
Axar Patel To Steven Smith
Flighted, full and on middle, Steven Smith defends it on the front foot.
73.2
0
Axar Patel To Steven Smith
Full and outside the off stump. Steven Smith leaves this one alone.
73.1
0
Axar Patel To Steven Smith
Axar Patel floats this one full and into the stumps. Steven Smith defends this back to the bowler.
End Of The Over 73 : 173/2
0 Runs
  • 072.1
  • 072.2
  • 072.3
  • 072.4
  • 072.5
  • 072.6
M. Labuschagne
61 (201)
S. Smith
10 (40)
R. Jadeja
19-6-34-0
72.6
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Marnus Labuschagne
Floats this one into the stumps on a fuller length. Marnus Labuschagne knocks this back to the bowler.
72.5
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Marnus Labuschagne
Continues to bowl just outside off on a fuller length. Marnus Labuschagne happy to block this one out.
72.4
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Marnus Labuschagne
Loopy delivery bowled full and outside the off stump. Marnus Labuschagne leaves this one alone.
72.3
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Marnus Labuschagne
Tosses this one full and just outside off. Marnus Labuschagne dabs this back towards the bowler.
72.2
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Marnus Labuschagne
Full delivery on middle. Marnus Labuschagne blocks this one out.
72.1
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Marnus Labuschagne
Ravindra Jadeja floats this one full and in line with the stumps. Marnus Labuschagne defends this back down the pitch.
End Of The Over 72 : 173/2
2 Runs
  • 071.1
  • 071.2
  • 071.3
  • 071.4
  • 071.5
  • 271.6
S. Smith
10 (40)
M. Labuschagne
61 (195)
A. Patel
17-6-36-1
71.6
2
Axar Patel To Steven Smith
Bowls this one short and into the legs. Steven Smith tucks this towards deep square leg and picks up a couple of runs.
71.5
0
Axar Patel To Steven Smith
Continues to attack the pads on a fuller length. Steven Smith blocks this towards mid on.
71.4
0
Axar Patel To Steven Smith
Angles this into the pads on a fuller length. Steven Smith dabs this towards mid-wicket.
71.3
0
Axar Patel To Steven Smith
Tosses this one full and in line with the stumps. Steven Smith defends this back to the bowler.
71.2
0
Axar Patel To Steven Smith
Floats this one full and at the stumps. Steven Smith clips this towards mid-wicket.
71.1
0
Axar Patel To Steven Smith
Axar Patel fires this one full and into the stumps. The ball stays a fraction low but Steven Smith gets his bat down in time and keeps the ball out.
End Of The Over 71 : 171/2
2 Runs
  • 270.1
  • 070.2
  • 070.3
  • 070.4
  • 070.5
  • 070.6
M. Labuschagne
61 (195)
S. Smith
8 (34)
R. Jadeja
18-5-34-0
70.6
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Marnus Labuschagne
Loopy delivery this time bowled full and just outside the off stump. Marnus Labuschagne gets forward and blocks this to the left of the bowler.
70.5
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Marnus Labuschagne
Fires this one full and wide outside off. Marnus Labuschagne is not tempted to play at it.
70.4
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Marnus Labuschagne
Slightly short this time and outside the off pole. Marnus Labuschagne knocks this towards point.
70.3
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Marnus Labuschagne
Flights this full and wide outside off, gets some turn. Marnus Labuschagne raises his arms and leaves it alone.
70.2
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Marnus Labuschagne
Floats this one full and outside off. Marnus Labuschagne pushes this towards point.
70.1
2
Ravindra Jadeja To Marnus Labuschagne
Ravindra Jadeja tosses this one a tad bit short and outside off. Marnus Labuschagne slaps this towards deep cover-point and picks up a brace.
End Of The Over 70 : 169/2
1 Runs
  • 069.1
  • 069.2
  • 169.3
  • 069.4
  • 069.5
  • 069.6
S. Smith
8 (34)
M. Labuschagne
59 (189)
A. Patel
16-6-34-1
69.6
0
Axar Patel To Steven Smith
Bowls this one a touch fuller and outside the off stump. Steven Smith punches this to the fielder at short cover.
69.5
0
Axar Patel To Steven Smith
Gets this one to go with the arm into the stumps on a shorter length. Steven Smith pushes this towards mid-wicket.
69.4
0
Axar Patel To Steven Smith
Loops this one full and outside off. Steven Smith drives this hard to short cover.
69.3
1
Axar Patel To Marnus Labuschagne
This is slightly short and outside off. Marnus Labuschagne goes back in the crease and cuts this to deep cover-point for a run.
69.2
0
Axar Patel To Marnus Labuschagne
Floats this one full and outside the off stump. Marnus Labuschagne continues to shoulder arms to it.
69.1
0
Axar Patel To Marnus Labuschagne
Axar Patel tosses this one full and way outside the off pole. Marnus Labuschagne does not offer a shot.
End Of The Over 69 : 168/2
0 Runs
  • 068.1
  • 068.2
  • 068.3
  • 068.4
  • 068.5
  • 068.6
S. Smith
8 (31)
M. Labuschagne
58 (186)
R. Jadeja
17-5-32-0
68.6
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Steven Smith
Flights this one full and outside the off pole. Steven Smith opts to leave this one alone.
68.5
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Steven Smith
Short this time and outside the off stump. Steven Smith cuts this straight to point.
68.4
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Steven Smith
Continues to bowl full and at the stumps. Steven Smith blocks this back to the bowler.
68.3
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Steven Smith
Loops this one full and outside off. Steven Smith knocks this to short cover.
68.2
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Steven Smith
Skids through with the arm into the stumps. Steven Smith goes back and keeps this one out.
68.1
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Steven Smith
Ravindra Jadeja floats this one full and just outside off. Steven Smith defends this towards short cover.
End Of The Over 68 : 168/2
2 Runs
  • 067.1
  • 067.2
  • 067.3
  • 067.4
  • 267.5
  • 067.6
M. Labuschagne
58 (186)
S. Smith
8 (25)
A. Patel
15-6-33-1
67.6
0
Axar Patel To Marnus Labuschagne
Bowls this at the stumps on a fuller length. Marnus Labuschagne flicks this towards mid-wicket.
67.5
2
Axar Patel To Marnus Labuschagne
Flighted delivery bowled full and outside the off stump. Marnus Labuschagne pushes at this and gets an outside edge towards third man for a couple of runs.
67.4
0
Axar Patel To Marnus Labuschagne
Goes full again and into the stumps. Marnus Labuschagne smothers this into the pitch.
67.3
0
Axar Patel To Marnus Labuschagne
Tosses-up delivery bowled full and outside off. Marnus Labuschagne taps this towards point.
67.2
0
Axar Patel To Marnus Labuschagne
Strays onto the pads on a shorter length. Marnus Labuschagne dabs this towards square leg.
67.1
0
Axar Patel To Marnus Labuschagne
Axar Patel floats this full and in line with the stumps. Marnus Labuschagne blocks it back down the pitch.
End Of The Over 67 : 166/2
4 Runs
  • 066.1
  • 066.2
  • 466.3
  • 066.4
  • 066.5
  • 066.6
S. Smith
8 (25)
M. Labuschagne
56 (180)
R. Jadeja
16-4-32-0
66.6
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Steven Smith
Flatter, full and on middle, Steven Smith pushes it to the right of the bowler.
66.5
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Steven Smith
Gives this one some air as well, on off, Steven Smith keeps it out to the off side.
66.4
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Steven Smith
Flighted, full and on middle, Steven Smith knocks it down the pitch.
66.3
4
Ravindra Jadeja To Steven Smith
FOUR! Cut away! Ravindra Jadeja lands this short and outside off, Steven Smith waits for it and cuts it away through point for a boundary.
66.2
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Steven Smith
Floated, full and on off, Steven Smith defends it on the front foot.
66.1
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Steven Smith
Tossed up, full and on off, Steven Smith blocks it out.
Ravindra Jadeja (15-4-28-0) replaces Ravichandran Ashwin.
End Of The Over 66 : 162/2
0 Runs
  • 065.1
  • 065.2
  • 065.3
  • 065.4
  • 065.5
  • 065.6
M. Labuschagne
56 (180)
S. Smith
4 (19)
A. Patel
14-6-31-1
65.6
0
Axar Patel To Marnus Labuschagne
Strays onto the pads on a shortish length. Marnus Labuschagne dabs this into the leg side.
65.5
0
Axar Patel To Marnus Labuschagne
Fires this one full and at the stumps. Marnus Labuschagne continues to defend solidly.
65.4
0
Axar Patel To Marnus Labuschagne
Goes full once again and into the stumps. Marnus Labuschagne blocks this back to the bowler.
65.3
0
Axar Patel To Marnus Labuschagne
Bowls this closer to the off pole on a fuller length. Marnus Labuschagne taps this towards cover.
65.2
0
Axar Patel To Marnus Labuschagne
Tosses this one full and outside off. Marnus Labuschagne defends this one solidly.
65.1
0
Axar Patel To Marnus Labuschagne
Axar Patel floats this full and on a leg stump line. Marnus Labuschagne defends this to the right of the bowler.
Axar Patel to bowl from the other end.
End Of The Over 65 : 162/2
4 Runs
  • 064.1
  • 464.2
  • 064.3
  • 064.4
  • 064.5
  • 064.6
S. Smith
4 (19)
M. Labuschagne
56 (174)
R. Ashwin
24-9-58-1
64.6
0
Ravichandran Ashwin To Steven Smith
Tosses this one full and in line with the stumps. Steven Smith dabs this back down the pitch.
64.5
0
Ravichandran Ashwin To Steven Smith
Short once again and into the pads. Steven Smith goes deep in the crease and keeps it out.
64.4
0
Ravichandran Ashwin To Steven Smith
Floats this one full and outside off. Steven Smith blocks this back to the bowler.
64.3
0
Ravichandran Ashwin To Steven Smith
Bowls this a fraction short and outside off. Steven Smith blocks this into the off side.
64.2
4
Ravichandran Ashwin To Steven Smith
FOUR! Nice shot! This is floated and around middle, Steven Smith skips down the track and lofts it over mid on for a boundary.
64.1
0
Ravichandran Ashwin To Steven Smith
Tossed up, full and on middle, Steven Smith blocks it out.
We are back for the final session of this series! The palyers are already out in the middle now. Marnus Labuschagne and Steven Smith are at the crease to see this session out for Australia. Ravichandran Ashwin has the ball in his hand.
... DAY 5, SESSION 3 ...
India have been happy to just keep bowling their overs out and not bowl them in a hurry either. They have accepted the fact that a favorable result is out of the question but the spinners did create a few close calls. There were many half shouts for lbw and with the odd ball doing tricks, a wicket was always on the horizon. It did come via a classical left-arm orthodox spinner's delivery by Axar Patel and he became the fastest Indian left-arm spinner to reach 50 Test wickets. Right then, the question here is that how long will Australia bat and can Marnus Labuschagne finish the series with a century? Or will the two sides shake hands with overs to spare? Join us at 2.30 pm IST (9 am GMT) to find out.
Australia came into the post-Lunch session having lost just the one wicket and scoring became even more easy after the break. Travis Head and Marnus Labuschagne were largely unbothered and even though the odd ball turned or bounced unevenly, the pair was able to muster up runs with ease. They put on 139 runs as Labuschagne brought up a fifty but Head got out playing an expansive drive on 90 and couldn't get the hundred.
With just one session remaining in the Test match and the game nowhere near a favorable result for either side, we might not even get the whole of the final session. A draw is the only outcome on the horizon at the moment and with both sides sealing a spot in the World Test Championship final, neither would be too displeased with it.
End Of The Over 64 : 158/2
0 Runs
  • 063.1
  • 063.2
  • 063.3
  • 063.4
  • 063.5
  • 063.6
M. Labuschagne
56 (174)
S. Smith
0 (13)
A. Patel
13-5-31-1
63.6
0
Axar Patel To Marnus Labuschagne
Flatter, full and on off, turns away a bit, Marnus Labuschagne prods forward to defend, but gets beaten on the outside edge. THAT WILL BE TEA ON DAY 5!
63.5
0
Axar Patel To Marnus Labuschagne
Slower through the air, on middle, Marnus Labuschagne watches it through and negotiates it well.
63.4
0
Axar Patel To Marnus Labuschagne
Angles this one into the batter, on middle, Marnus Labuschagne keeps it out to the leg side.
63.3
0
Axar Patel To Marnus Labuschagne
Quicker, short and on middle, Marnus Labuschagne pushes it towards short covers.
63.2
0
Axar Patel To Marnus Labuschagne
Tossed up, full and on middle, Marnus Labuschagne leans on and blocks it down the pitch.
63.1
0
Axar Patel To Marnus Labuschagne
Flatter, full and on leg, Marnus Labuschagne turns it towards short mid-wicket.
End Of The Over 63 : 158/2
5 Runs
  • 062.1
  • 062.2
  • 462.3
  • 162.4
  • 062.5
  • 062.6
S. Smith
0 (13)
M. Labuschagne
56 (168)
R. Ashwin
23-9-54-1
62.6
0
Ravichandran Ashwin To Steven Smith
Short and on middle, Steven Smith tucks it towards short mid-wicket.
62.5
0
Ravichandran Ashwin To Steven Smith
Floated and on off, Steven Smith uses his feet and knocks it down the pitch.
62.4
1
Ravichandran Ashwin To Marnus Labuschagne
Flighted, full and on off, Marnus Labuschagne squeezes it towards point for a single.
62.3
4
Ravichandran Ashwin To Marnus Labuschagne
FOUR! Lovely shot! Ravichandran Ashwin lands this short and outside off, Marnus Labuschagne rocks back and punches it through covers for a boundary.
62.2
0
Ravichandran Ashwin To Marnus Labuschagne
Tossed up, full and on off, Marnus Labuschagne defends it on the front foot.
62.1
0
Ravichandran Ashwin To Marnus Labuschagne
Floated, full and on middle, Marnus Labuschagne blocks it out.
End Of The Over 62 : 153/2
0 Runs
  • 061.1
  • 061.2
  • 061.3
  • 061.4
  • 061.5
  • 061.6
S. Smith
0 (11)
M. Labuschagne
51 (164)
A. Patel
12-4-31-1
61.6
0
Axar Patel To Steven Smith
DROPPED! Steven Smith gets a life here! Axar Patel slows it up, on off, turning away sharply, Steven Smith prods forward to defend, but gets an outside edge towards the keeper where Srikar Bharat fails to cover the line and the ball hits him on the pads.
61.5
0
Axar Patel To Steven Smith
Quicker, full and on off, Steven Smith keeps it out to the off side.
61.4
0
Axar Patel To Steven Smith
Flatter, short and on off, turning away, Steven Smith steers it towards point.
61.3
0
Axar Patel To Steven Smith
Flighted and around middle, Steven Smith uses is feet and tries to defend, but it hits his pad first. There is a stiffled appeal for LBW, but turned down.
61.2
0
Axar Patel To Steven Smith
Floated, short and on middle, Steven Smith knocks it to the right of the bowler.
61.1
0
Axar Patel To Steven Smith
Tossed up, full and on middle, Steven Smith blocks it back to the bowler.
End Of The Over 61 : 153/2
0 Runs
  • 060.1
  • 060.2
  • 060.3
  • 060.4
  • 060.5
  • 060.6
M. Labuschagne
51 (164)
S. Smith
0 (5)
R. Ashwin
22-9-49-1
60.6
0
Ravichandran Ashwin To Marnus Labuschagne
Looped up, full and on off, Marnus Labuschagne defends it on the front foor. Two maidens in a row!
60.5
0
Ravichandran Ashwin To Marnus Labuschagne
Flighted, full and on off, Marnus Labuschagne keeps it out to the off side.
60.4
0
Ravichandran Ashwin To Marnus Labuschagne
Flatter, full and on off, Marnus Labuschagne squeezes it towards point.
60.3
0
Ravichandran Ashwin To Marnus Labuschagne
Short and on middle, Marnus Labuschagne nudges it towards square leg.
60.2
0
Ravichandran Ashwin To Marnus Labuschagne
Tossed up, full and on off, Marnus Labuschagne leans on and blocks it out.
60.1
0
Ravichandran Ashwin To Marnus Labuschagne
Floated, short and on off, turning in, Marnus Labuschagne moves back and turns it past short leg.
End Of The Over 60 : 153/2
0 Runs
  • W 59.1
  • 059.2
  • 059.3
  • 059.4
  • 059.5
  • 059.6
S. Smith
0 (5)
M. Labuschagne
51 (158)
A. Patel
11-3-31-1
59.6
0
Axar Patel To Steven Smith
A wicket-maiden! Floated up around off and middle, Steven Smith pushes it off the front foot in front of silly point.
59.5
0
Axar Patel To Steven Smith
Angling into middle, Smith keeps it out.
59.4
0
Axar Patel To Steven Smith
Quicker and flatter, attacking the off stump, Smith rocks back to defend.
59.3
0
Axar Patel To Steven Smith
Quicker one around off, Steven Smith gets forward to block.
59.2
0
Axar Patel To Steven Smith
Comes from around the wicket and angles in a flatter delivery into leg stump. Steven Smith goes on the back foot to keep it out.
Steven Smith comes out to the middle now.
59.1
W
Axar Patel To Travis Head OUT!
OUT! TIMBER! A ripper of a delivery from Axar Patel and what a way to get to his 50th Test wicket. Axar comes from over the wicket and starts off with a floater outside off stump. Travis Head gets drawn into the drive and ends up playing away from the body. Head doesn't reach the pitch of the delivery and the ball turns in sharply to beat the inside edge and knock over the top of off stump. Head cannot believe it and he has to depart for a well-made 90.
Axar Patel (10-2-31-0) comes back into the attack now.
End Of The Over 59 : 153/1
3 Runs
  • 258.1
  • 158.2
  • 058.3
  • 058.4
  • 058.5
  • 058.6
M. Labuschagne
51 (158)
T. Head
90 (162)
R. Ashwin
21-8-49-1
58.6
0
Ravichandran Ashwin To Marnus Labuschagne
Nicely bowled! Ravichandran Ashwin sees Marnus Labuschagne coming down the track and shortens the length, giving it more air as well. Labuschagne adjusts and pushes it back to the bowler.
58.5
0
Ravichandran Ashwin To Marnus Labuschagne
Slower and shorter on middle, Labuschagne blocks it from inside his crease.
58.4
0
Ravichandran Ashwin To Marnus Labuschagne
NTossed up on off and middle, Labuschagne defends it off the front foot.
58.3
0
Ravichandran Ashwin To Marnus Labuschagne
Around middle, blocked out.
58.2
1
Ravichandran Ashwin To Travis Head
Shorter again down leg, keeping a bit low, this is flicked away past square leg for a single.
58.1
2
Ravichandran Ashwin To Travis Head
Positive running from the batters and Ashwin is not happy with a bit of sluggish fielding from Ravindra Jadeja in the deep. Shorter and on the pads, Travis Head tucks it away in front of mid-wicket and Jadeja just waits for the ball to come to him. The batters sense the opportunity and push for the second, Jadeja picks up the pace but they make it with ease.
End Of The Over 58 : 150/1
6 Runs
  • 457.1
  • 257.2
  • 057.3
  • 057.4
  • 057.5
  • 057.6
M. Labuschagne
51 (154)
T. Head
87 (160)
U. Yadav
5-0-21-0
57.6
0
Umesh Yadav To Marnus Labuschagne
Hard length around off, kept down on the off side.
57.5
0
Umesh Yadav To Marnus Labuschagne
Good length on off stump, Labuschagne stays solid in defense.
57.4
0
Umesh Yadav To Marnus Labuschagne
Back of a length around off, Labuschagne gets behind the line of the ball and keeps it out.
57.3
0
Umesh Yadav To Marnus Labuschagne
This is pitched up on off and middle, Labuschagne blocks it to mid on.
The batters are feeling the heat and are having some drinks. Also, the umpires check the condition of the ball and decides to change it.
57.2
2
Umesh Yadav To Marnus Labuschagne
Shorter one on the hips, Marnus Labuschagne works it away 'round the corner for a couple of runs. That will be FIFTY for Labuschagne, his first of the tour and it has come on the final day of the Test series as well, solid knock from him.
57.1
4
Umesh Yadav To Marnus Labuschagne
FOUR! A bit too full and on the legs, Marnus Labuschagne nicely tucks it away through square leg for an easy boundary. Labuschagne moves to 49 now.
End Of The Over 57 : 144/1
4 Runs
  • 056.1
  • 056.2
  • 156.3
  • 156.4
  • 056.5
  • 2 B 56.6
T. Head
87 (160)
M. Labuschagne
45 (148)
R. Ashwin
20-8-46-1
56.6
b
Ravichandran Ashwin To Travis Head
TWO BYES! Floated up down the leg side, Travis Head looks to flick but misses and the ball eludes the keeper as well. The batters pick up a couple of byes.
56.5
0
Ravichandran Ashwin To Travis Head
Holds it back a touch and bowls it shorter around leg. Travis Head looks to come forward but the ball hits a rough and takes off, Head adjusts well to go on the back foot and keep it out.
56.4
1
Ravichandran Ashwin To Marnus Labuschagne
This is tossed up on the pads, Labuschagne clips it away toward mid-wicket and rotates the strike.
56.3
1
Ravichandran Ashwin To Travis Head
Floated down leg, Head comes forward and flicks it toward backward square leg for a single.
56.2
0
Ravichandran Ashwin To Travis Head
A tad shorter on middle, Travis Head blocks it out.
56.1
0
Ravichandran Ashwin To Travis Head
Gives it some flight and bowls it around the legs, Head nudges it out on the leg side.
Ravichandran Ashwin (19-8-44-1) is back on.
End Of The Over 56 : 140/1
6 Runs
  • 155.1
  • 155.2
  • 055.3
  • 455.4
  • 055.5
  • 055.6
M. Labuschagne
44 (147)
T. Head
86 (155)
U. Yadav
4-0-15-0
55.6
0
Umesh Yadav To Marnus Labuschagne
Fullish length, reversing in from around off, Labuschagne presents a dead bat at it.
55.5
0
Umesh Yadav To Marnus Labuschagne
Back of a length outside off, this is eased away to the right of the man at cover-point.
55.4
4
Umesh Yadav To Marnus Labuschagne
FOUR! Lovely timing on that one. Full again on the pads, Marnus Labuschagne flicks it gently but the ball races away through mid-wicket for a boundary.
55.3
0
Umesh Yadav To Marnus Labuschagne
On a good length around off, Labuschagne looks to drop and run but is sent back by Travis Head.
55.2
1
Umesh Yadav To Travis Head
Length ball angling across the off stump, Travis Head eases it through the point region for a run.
55.1
1
Umesh Yadav To Marnus Labuschagne
Full on middle and leg, clipped away in front of square leg for a single.
End Of The Over 55 : 134/1
4 Runs
  • 054.1
  • 054.2
  • 154.3
  • 154.4
  • 254.5
  • 054.6
T. Head
85 (154)
M. Labuschagne
39 (142)
R. Jadeja
15-4-28-0
54.6
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Travis Head
Floated up on a nagging length outside off, Travis Head strides out and looks to block but gets it off the pads toward cover. There is a stifled appeal for lbw once again and nothing more.
54.5
2
Ravindra Jadeja To Travis Head
Short and outside off, eased off the back foot in front of square on the off side for a couple of runs.
54.4
1
Ravindra Jadeja To Marnus Labuschagne
Quicker and fuller around off, Marnus Labuschagne edges it down with soft hands past the slip cordon for a single.
54.3
1
Ravindra Jadeja To Travis Head
Holds it back a touch and bowls it outside off, turning it in. Travis Head gets a big stride across and pushes it off the inside edge toward cover for a single.
54.2
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Travis Head
Floated up around off, pushed away to extra cover.
54.1
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Travis Head
Flighted one around off, Head pushes it off the front back to the bowler.
End Of The Over 54 : 130/1
6 Runs
  • 053.1
  • 053.2
  • 153.3
  • 453.4
  • 153.5
  • 053.6
M. Labuschagne
38 (141)
T. Head
82 (149)
U. Yadav
3-0-9-0
53.6
0
Umesh Yadav To Marnus Labuschagne
Full and around middle, reversing in a bit, Labuschagne punches it toward mid on.
53.5
1
Umesh Yadav To Travis Head
Fullish length outside off, caressed away through cover-point for a single.
53.4
4
Umesh Yadav To Travis Head
FOUR! Hammered away! A half-volley outside off, Travis Head stands tall and slaps it through the cover region for a boundary.
53.3
1
Umesh Yadav To Marnus Labuschagne
Good length outside off, tapped away wide of the point fielder for a single.
53.2
0
Umesh Yadav To Marnus Labuschagne
Pitches it a bit further up around off, Labuschagne blocks it out.
53.1
0
Umesh Yadav To Marnus Labuschagne
A length ball on the fifth stump line, Labuschagne leaves it alone and the ball dies on its way to the keeper.
Umesh Yadav (2-0-3-0) is back into the attack.
End Of The Over 53 : 124/1
0 Runs
  • 052.1
  • 052.2
  • 052.3
  • 052.4
  • 052.5
  • 052.6
T. Head
77 (147)
M. Labuschagne
37 (137)
R. Jadeja
14-4-24-0
52.6
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Travis Head
Maiden! Fuller this time around off, pushed away to silly mid on.
52.5
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Travis Head
Shorter and on off, flicked away off the back foot to mid-wicket.
52.4
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Travis Head
Flighted again around off, Travis Head strides out and looks to flick but misses and the ball goes off the pads. Just a stifled appeal for lbw but it is turned down.
52.3
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Travis Head
Floated up full around off, Head drives it straight to mid off.
52.2
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Travis Head
Nicely bowled! Flighted delivery outside off, Travis Head looks for the expansive drive and gets an inside edge onto the pads.
52.1
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Travis Head
Bowls it shorter, turning it in from around off, Head pushes it off the back foot in front of short leg.
End Of The Over 52 : 124/1
1 Runs
  • 051.1
  • 051.2
  • 051.3
  • 051.4
  • 151.5
  • 051.6
M. Labuschagne
37 (137)
T. Head
77 (141)
M. Shami
8-1-19-0
51.6
0
Mohammad Shami To Marnus Labuschagne
A touch fuller on the pads, Labuschagne leans on and nudges it leg side.
51.5
1
Mohammad Shami To Travis Head
Comes from over the wicket now and serves it on the pads, Travis Head flicks it through mid-wicket for a single.
51.4
0
Mohammad Shami To Travis Head
Ouch, that must have stung! Full and straight, Travis Head nails the straight drive right back at the bowler and Mohammad Shami gets a blow to the right boot.
51.3
0
Mohammad Shami To Travis Head
Bowls it back of a length around off and angling it in. Travis Head looks to hang back and pull but misses.
51.2
0
Mohammad Shami To Travis Head
Full and straight now, Head drives it right back at the bowler who makes a good half-stop on the followthrough.
51.1
0
Mohammad Shami To Travis Head
Good length, angled into middle, Travis Head solidly keeps it out.
Drinks break! The Test match has now gone into a sedate mode with neither side attacking much. India are just happy to bowl out the overs and Australia are content with the runs that are available here and there. Travis Head though will be eyeing a century and end the series on a positive note. It seems like a matter of time before the inevitable result of a draw is declared.
End Of The Over 51 : 123/1
1 Runs
  • 050.1
  • 050.2
  • 050.3
  • 150.4
  • 050.5
  • 050.6
M. Labuschagne
37 (136)
T. Head
76 (136)
R. Jadeja
13-3-24-0
50.6
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Marnus Labuschagne
Full again on leg stump, Labuschagne blocks it out.
50.5
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Marnus Labuschagne
Floated a bit fuller and around leg, Labuschagne puts out a big stride and pads it out.
50.4
1
Ravindra Jadeja To Travis Head
Tossed up around middle, this is driven down to long on for a single.
50.3
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Travis Head
Floated up outside off, inviting the drive and Head does drive but straight to extra cover.
50.2
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Travis Head
Flatter and around off, staying a shade low, Travis Head leaves it alone.
50.1
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Travis Head
Shorter one around off, played off the back foot toward cover.
End Of The Over 50 : 122/1
1 Runs
  • 1 LB 49.1
  • 049.2
  • 049.3
  • 049.4
  • 049.5
  • 049.6
M. Labuschagne
37 (134)
T. Head
75 (132)
M. Shami
7-1-18-0
49.6
0
Mohammad Shami To Marnus Labuschagne
On a good length over middle and leg, Labuschagne blocks it back on the deck.
49.5
0
Mohammad Shami To Marnus Labuschagne
Very full on middle, ends up being a low full toss, Labuschagne pushes it back to the bowler.
49.4
0
Mohammad Shami To Marnus Labuschagne
Length again, reversing back into middle and off, Marnus Labuschagne blocks it off the front foot.
49.3
0
Mohammad Shami To Marnus Labuschagne
Length ball on the fourth stump line, Labuschagne defends from his crease.
49.2
0
Mohammad Shami To Marnus Labuschagne
Full and on off stump, reversing in sharply, Labuschagne keeps it out.
49.1
lb
Mohammad Shami To Travis Head
Half an appeal for lbw but turned down. Fullish length, angling in a long way from middle and leg. Travis Head looks to flick but misses and the ball goes off the pads behind point. They pick up a leg bye.
End Of The Over 49 : 121/1
1 Runs
  • 048.1
  • 048.2
  • 048.3
  • 048.4
  • 048.5
  • 1 NB 48.6
  • 048.6
M. Labuschagne
37 (129)
T. Head
75 (131)
R. Jadeja
12-3-23-0
48.6
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Marnus Labuschagne
Flatter delivery on off stump, Labuschagne blocks it out.
48.6
nb
Ravindra Jadeja To Marnus Labuschagne
No ball! Flatter delivery on off stump, Labuschagne blocks it out. Ravindra Jadeja has overstepped and a no ball is called.
48.5
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Marnus Labuschagne
And again! Around leg stump, padded away wide of the man at short leg.
48.4
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Marnus Labuschagne
Comes from over the wicket now and floats it around leg stump, Labuschagne pads it away.
48.3
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Marnus Labuschagne
A bit more round-arm and angling onto middle and leg, Labuschagne defends it with soft hands.
48.2
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Marnus Labuschagne
A tad shorter around middle, blocked out.
48.1
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Marnus Labuschagne
Floated up on off stump, Labuschagne keeps it down toward silly point.
End Of The Over 48 : 120/1
8 Runs
  • 2 B 47.1
  • 147.2
  • 047.3
  • 147.4
  • 447.5
  • 047.6
T. Head
75 (131)
M. Labuschagne
37 (122)
M. Shami
6-0-18-0
47.6
0
Mohammad Shami To Travis Head
Goes full and straight now, Head jams it out to mid on.
47.5
4
Mohammad Shami To Travis Head
FOUR! A bit too wide! Shorter and outside off, staying low, Travis Head reaches out and taps it wide of the fielder at deep backward point for a boundary.
47.4
1
Mohammad Shami To Marnus Labuschagne
Full and reversing a bit onto the pads, Marnus Labuschagne flicks it down to fine leg for one.
47.3
0
Mohammad Shami To Marnus Labuschagne
Pitched up on middle and leg, nudged away to short mid-wicket.
47.2
1
Mohammad Shami To Travis Head
Back of a length around middle, pushed away in front of mid-wicket for a couple of runs.
47.1
b
Mohammad Shami To Travis Head
TWO BYES! Mohammad Shami starts a new spell from around the wicket and angles it well down the leg side, past the diving keeper as well. The ball rolls toward fine leg as the batters pick up a couple of byes.
End Of The Over 47 : 112/1
1 Runs
  • 046.1
  • 046.2
  • 146.3
  • 046.4
  • 046.5
  • 046.6
M. Labuschagne
36 (120)
T. Head
70 (127)
R. Jadeja
11-3-22-0
46.6
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Marnus Labuschagne
Flighted, full and on middle, Marnus Labuschagne is solid in his defense again.
46.5
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Marnus Labuschagne
Floated, full and on middle, Marnus Labuschagne keeps it out to the leg side.
46.4
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Marnus Labuschagne
Short and on off, Marnus Labuschagne guides it towards point.
46.3
1
Ravindra Jadeja To Travis Head
Tossed up, full and on off, Travis Head eases it towards long on for a single.
46.2
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Travis Head
Flatter, short and on middle, Travis Head pushes it back to the bowler.
46.1
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Travis Head
Short and on off, Travis Head moves back and blocks it out.
End Of The Over 46 : 111/1
6 Runs
  • 045.1
  • 145.2
  • 045.3
  • 445.4
  • 145.5
  • 045.6
M. Labuschagne
36 (117)
T. Head
69 (124)
A. Patel
10-2-31-0
45.6
0
Axar Patel To Marnus Labuschagne
Tossed up, full and on middle, Marnus Labuschagne knocks it down the pitch.
45.5
1
Axar Patel To Travis Head
Short and outside off, Travis Head cuts it towards deep point for a single.
45.4
4
Axar Patel To Travis Head
FOUR! Travis Head is making his intent clear! This is flighted, full and on off, Travis Head uses his feet and smashes it wide of mid on for a boundary.
45.3
0
Axar Patel To Travis Head
Flatter, short and outside off, Travis Head leaves it alone.
45.2
1
Axar Patel To Marnus Labuschagne
Tossed up, full and on off, Marnus Labuschagne drives it through covers for a single.
45.1
0
Axar Patel To Marnus Labuschagne
Floated, full and on middle, Marnus Labuschagne defends it on the front foot.
End Of The Over 45 : 105/1
12 Runs
  • 044.1
  • 444.2
  • 144.3
  • 144.4
  • 644.5
  • 044.6
T. Head
64 (121)
M. Labuschagne
35 (114)
R. Ashwin
19-8-44-1
44.6
0
Ravichandran Ashwin To Travis Head
Short and outside off, Travis Head cuts it towards covers where the fielder dives to his left to stop it.
44.5
6
Ravichandran Ashwin To Travis Head
SIX! BANG! This is flighted, full and on middle, Travis Head stays there and dispatches it over the long on fence for a biggie.
44.4
1
Ravichandran Ashwin To Marnus Labuschagne
Short and on middle, Marnus Labuschagne moves back and nudges it through square leg for a run.
44.3
1
Ravichandran Ashwin To Travis Head
Short and outside off, Travis Head moves back and punches it towards sweeper covers for a single.
44.2
4
Ravichandran Ashwin To Travis Head
FOUR! Good shot! This is floated, full and on leg, Travis Head skips down the track and heaves it towards the deep mid-wicket fence for a boundary.
44.1
0
Ravichandran Ashwin To Travis Head
Quicker, full and on off, angling in, Travis Head stays back and keeps it out to the off side.
End Of The Over 44 : 93/1
4 Runs
  • 443.1
  • 043.2
  • 043.3
  • 043.4
  • 043.5
  • 043.6
M. Labuschagne
34 (113)
T. Head
53 (116)
A. Patel
9-2-25-0
43.6
0
Axar Patel To Marnus Labuschagne
Slower through the air, on off, turning away, Marnus Labuschagne prods forward to defend, but gets beaten by spin.
43.5
0
Axar Patel To Marnus Labuschagne
Flatter, full and on off, Marnus Labuschagne steers it towards point.
43.4
0
Axar Patel To Marnus Labuschagne
Quicker, short and on middle, Marnus Labuschagne keeps it out down the pitch.
43.3
0
Axar Patel To Marnus Labuschagne
Tossed up, full and on off, Marnus Labuschagne leans on and blocks it out.
43.2
0
Axar Patel To Marnus Labuschagne
Floated, full and on middle, Marnus Labuschagne turns it to the leg side.
43.1
4
Axar Patel To Marnus Labuschagne
FOUR! Easy pickings! This is flatter, full and on the pads, Marnus Labuschagne tickles it towards the fine leg fence for a boundary. Australia lead by 2 runs now!
End Of The Over 43 : 89/1
1 Runs
  • 042.1
  • 142.2
  • 042.3
  • 042.4
  • 042.5
  • 042.6
T. Head
53 (116)
M. Labuschagne
30 (107)
R. Ashwin
18-8-32-1
42.6
0
Ravichandran Ashwin To Travis Head
Short and outside offf, Travis Head cuts it straight to point.
42.5
0
Ravichandran Ashwin To Travis Head
Looped up, full and on off, Travis Head drives it towards shrot covers.
42.4
0
Ravichandran Ashwin To Travis Head
Short and on off, Travis Head moves back and pushes it towards short covers.
42.3
0
Ravichandran Ashwin To Travis Head
Flighted, full and on off, Travis Head tries to drive it away, but gets an inside edge onot his pads as the ball goes nowhere.
42.2
1
Ravichandran Ashwin To Marnus Labuschagne
Flatter, full and on off, Marnus Labuschagne opens the face of his bat and steers it wide of point for a single.
42.1
0
Ravichandran Ashwin To Marnus Labuschagne
Tossed up, full and on off, Marnus Labuschagne keeps it out to the off side.
End Of The Over 42 : 88/1
6 Runs
  • 041.1
  • 041.2
  • 241.3
  • 041.4
  • 041.5
  • 441.6
T. Head
53 (112)
M. Labuschagne
29 (105)
A. Patel
8-2-21-0
41.6
4
Axar Patel To Travis Head
FOUR! FIFTY FOR HEAD! This has come at a good time for Australia when they needed it. Axar Patel lands this short and outside off, Travis Head waits for it and late cuts it towards the vacant third man fence for a boundary.
41.5
0
Axar Patel To Travis Head
Slightly shorter and around off, turning in, Travis Head dabs it towads cover-point.
41.4
0
Axar Patel To Travis Head
Quicker, full and on middle, Travis Head drills it towards mid on.
41.3
2
Axar Patel To Travis Head
Short again and outside off, Travis Head moves back and punches it through cover-point for a couple of runs.
41.2
0
Axar Patel To Travis Head
Floated, short and on middle, Travis Head nudges it towards short mid-wicket.
41.1
0
Axar Patel To Travis Head
Tossed up, full and on middle, Travis Head blocks it down the pitch.
End Of The Over 41 : 82/1
5 Runs
  • 140.1
  • 040.2
  • 040.3
  • 040.4
  • 040.5
  • 440.6
M. Labuschagne
29 (105)
T. Head
47 (106)
R. Ashwin
17-8-31-1
40.6
4
Ravichandran Ashwin To Marnus Labuschagne
FOUR! Easy runs! This is way short and outside off, Marnus Labuschagne moves back and punches it nicely through extra covers for a boundary.
40.5
0
Ravichandran Ashwin To Marnus Labuschagne
Short and on off, Marnus Labuschagne keeps it out onto the pitch.
40.4
0
Ravichandran Ashwin To Marnus Labuschagne
Slower through the air, on middle, Marnus Labuschagne stays there and blocks it out.
40.3
0
Ravichandran Ashwin To Marnus Labuschagne
Floated, shortish and outside off, Marnus Labuschagne reaches for it block, but misses and it goes past the outside edge towards the keeper where Srikar Bharat collects it and disturb the stumps. There is an appeal for the stumping and the umpire goes upstairs. UltraEdge shows no bat involved and the replays shows that the back foot of Marnus Labuschagne is gorunded.