1st Test: Australia v India at Brisbane, 4-8 Dec 2003

Ball-by-Ball Commentary


Match State: Day 1 start scheduled for 10.00 AEST (00.00 GMT)

       Good morning from the Brisbane Cricket Ground where the news is
        that it has been raining all night, it has stopped now and play
        should start on time, although rain is forcast again today
       The conditions are very humid and the news is that India have won
        the toss and asked Australia to bat
       12th man for Australia is Brad Williams so Nathan Bracken will get
        his test debut
       12th man for India is Ramesh, Chopra will open
       Naional Anthems are now being played
        Umpires Bucknor and Koertzen are now out on the field
       Zaheer Khan to open the bowling to Justin Langer
   0.1 Khan to Langer, bye: FOUR, down leg side and all the way to the
        fine leg boundary
   0.2 Khan to Langer, no run, down leg side again and well taken by the
        keeper
   0.3 Khan to Langer, no run, played defensively down in front
   0.4 Khan to Langer, (noball) no run, pushed out to short mid wicket
   0.4 Khan to Langer, no run, left alone outside off and through to Patel
   0.5 Khan to Langer, one run, squirted off the edge and misfielded by
        the gully fielder
   0.6 Khan to Hayden, no run, plays forward, struck on the pad, big
        appeal by the bowler however umpire Koertzer says not out

End of over 1 (6 runs) Australia 6/0
Z Khan 1-0-2-0 (1nb)
JL Langer 1* (6b) ML Hayden 0* (1b)

   1.1 Nehra to Langer, no run, leaves a rising ball alone outside off and
        through to Patel
   1.2 Nehra to Langer, FOUR, overpitched outside off and driven firmly to
        the mid off boundary
   1.3 Nehra to Langer, two runs, over pitched again this time a little
        wider and driven through extra cover
   1.4 Nehra to Langer, no run, leaves a rising ball alone outside off and
        through to Patel
   1.5 Nehra to Langer, no run, has a wild swipe at a wide ball and Patel
        takes it in front of 1st slip, no contact made
   1.6 Nehra to Langer, no run, forward defensive

End of over 2 (6 runs) Australia 12/0
A Nehra 1-0-6-0
ML Hayden 0* (1b) JL Langer 7* (12b 1x4)

   2.1 Khan to Hayden, no run, tries to drive but struck on the pads
        outside the line
   2.2 Khan to Hayden, no run, leaves a rising ball alone outside off and
        through to Patel
   2.3 Khan to Hayden, (noball) no run, left alone outside off
   2.3 Khan to Hayden, FOUR, short, noto the back foot and hammered
        through the covers, the ball slows up on the wet outfield
   2.4 Khan to Hayden, FOUR, this time overpitched and hammered out to the
        cover boundary, no need to run for that
   2.5 Khan to Hayden, no run, left alone outside off
   2.6 Khan to Hayden, legbye: one run, down leg side, tries to flick it
        fine but only gets a pad on it, ball trickles down to fine leg

End of over 3 (10 runs) Australia 22/0
Z Khan 2-0-11-0 (2nb)
ML Hayden 8* (8b 2x4) JL Langer 7* (12b 1x4)

   3.1 Nehra to Hayden, no run, leaves a rising ball alone and through to
        Patel
   3.2 Nehra to Hayden, no run, defensive shot off the front foot and back
        to the bowler
   3.3 Nehra to Hayden, no run, short rising ball, has a swipe at it off
        the back fooot but plays underneath it and it sails through to
        Patel
   3.4 Nehra to Hayden, no run, pushed to mid wicket
   3.5 Nehra to Hayden, no run, left alone outside off, the ball jags back
        and passes over the top of off stump
   3.6 Nehra to Hayden, no run, pushed to mid on

End of over 4 (maiden) Australia 22/0
A Nehra 2-1-6-0
JL Langer 7* (12b 1x4) ML Hayden 8* (14b 2x4)

   4.1 Khan to Langer, no run, good ball outside off, withdraws the bat at
        the last minute and the ball passes through to Patel
   4.2 Khan to Langer, one run, good ball on leg, pushes it away high off
        the bat
   4.3 Khan to Hayden, no run, left alone outside off
   4.4 Khan to Hayden, one run, pushed to mid on, a quick single taken,
        Agarkar's through goes over the top of the stumps as Hayden dives
        and goes under the ball
   4.5 Khan to Langer, no run, forward defensive
   4.6 Khan to Langer, no run, good rising ball, tries to play defensively
        and is taken on the body

End of over 5 (2 runs) Australia 24/0
Z Khan 3-0-13-0 (2nb)
ML Hayden 9* (16b 2x4) JL Langer 8* (16b 1x4)

   5.1 Nehra to Hayden, no run, driven to mid off, not well timed
   5.2 Nehra to Hayden, no run, once again driven to mid off
   5.3 Nehra to Hayden, two runs, pitched up on leg stump and flicked out
        to mid wicket
   5.4 Nehra to Hayden, no run, short and passes well over the batsman's
        head as the rain comes down
       Umpire Bucknor calls the groundsmen on and off we go
       0030 GMT rain stops play

Match State: Delay - Day 1 - Rain has stopped play

       0040 GMT The rain has easy slightly however it is still a constant
        drizzle, the large covers now cover the wicket block.
       0050 GMT it has stopped raining and covers have been removed
   5.5 Nehra to Hayden, one run, pushed out to extra cover for an easy
        single
   5.6 Nehra to Langer, (noball) no run, batsman attempts to hook, gets an
        edge and it pops up for Chopra to take in close only to see the
        umpire's arm out stretched, TV replay show the no ball call was a
        little harsh
   5.6 Nehra to Langer, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Patel

End of over 6 (4 runs) Australia 28/0
A Nehra 3-1-10-0 (1nb)
ML Hayden 12* (21b 2x4) JL Langer 8* (18b 1x4)

   6.1 Khan to Hayden, no run, left alone outside off and through to Patel
   6.2 Khan to Hayden, no run, driven to Agarkar at mid on
   6.3 Khan to Hayden, no run, left alone outside off and through to Patel
        as the rain begins to fall again
   6.4 Khan to Hayden, three runs, nicley pitched up in the slot and
        driven out into the covers
   6.5 Khan to Langer, no run, forward defensive
   6.6 Khan to Langer, no run, plays back and defends to a ball that keeps
        low

End of over 7 (3 runs) Australia 31/0
Z Khan 4-0-16-0 (2nb)
ML Hayden 15* (25b 2x4) JL Langer 8* (20b 1x4)

   7.1 Nehra to Hayden, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Patel
   7.2 Nehra to Hayden, one run, pushed out into the covers
       0103 GMT the rain is getting heavier and the ground staff are
        called on as players leave the arena
       0235 GMT - Light drizzel is still falling
       Lunch is to be taken at the normal time and tea is to be pushed
        back 30 minutes.

Match State: Lunch - Day 1

       Play to resume at 0250 GMT
       :players
   7.3 Nehra to Langer, no run, left alone down leg side and through to
        Patel
   7.4 Nehra to Langer, no run, defensively played out on the off side
   7.5 Nehra to Langer, one run, pushed just out of reach of Chopra at
        short square leg
   7.6 Nehra to Hayden, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Patel

End of over 8 (2 runs) Australia 33/0
A Nehra 4-1-12-0 (1nb)
JL Langer 9* (23b 1x4) ML Hayden 16* (28b 2x4)

       Agarkar to bowl from the Vulture Street end
   8.1 Agarkar to Langer, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Patel
   8.2 Agarkar to Langer, no run, big swing and a miss outside off and
        through to Patel
   8.3 Agarkar to Langer, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Patel
   8.4 Agarkar to Langer, no run, cut out to point
   8.5 Agarkar to Langer, no run, played off the edge, 1st bounce to 3rd
        slip
   8.6 Agarkar to Langer, no run, withdraws his bat at the last minute and
        through to Patel

End of over 9 (maiden) Australia 33/0
AB Agarkar 1-1-0-0 - Vulture Street End
ML Hayden 16* (28b 2x4) JL Langer 9* (29b 1x4)

   9.1 Nehra to Hayden, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Patel
   9.2 Nehra to Hayden, no run, pushed to Tendulkar at mid off
   9.3 Nehra to Hayden, no run, leaves a rising ball alone and through to
        Patel
   9.4 Nehra to Hayden, no run, drives at a ball outside off, struck on
        the pads, big appeal, not out
   9.5 Nehra to Hayden, FOUR, not to short but onto the back foot and
        pulled backward of square
   9.6 Nehra to Hayden, no run, defensively played off the back foot back
        to the bowler

End of over 10 (4 runs) Australia 37/0
A Nehra 5-1-16-0 (1nb) - Stanley Street End
JL Langer 9* (29b 1x4) ML Hayden 20* (34b 3x4)

  10.1 Agarkar to Langer, two runs, short and pulled down to Nehra at fine
        leg who makes a meal of it and they come back for an easy second
  10.2 Agarkar to Langer, FOUR, pitched up in the slot and driven theough
        extra cover
  10.3 Agarkar to Langer, FOUR, guides this one off the edge between 3rd
        slip and gully
  10.4 Agarkar to Langer, two runs, short and down leg, gets a nice fine
        tough on it and down to Nehra at fine leg
  10.5 Agarkar to Langer, no run, left alone down leg side
  10.6 Agarkar to Langer, no run, pushed out to point

End of over 11 (12 runs) Australia 49/0
AB Agarkar 2-1-12-0 - Vulture Street End
ML Hayden 20* (34b 3x4) JL Langer 21* (35b 3x4)

  11.1 Nehra to Hayden, FOUR, pitched up outside off and swatted out to
        the point boundary to bring up the 50 stand
  11.2 Nehra to Hayden, no run, left alone well wide of off stump
  11.3 Nehra to Hayden, no run, left alone well wide of off stump
  11.4 Nehra to Hayden, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Patel
  11.5 Nehra to Hayden, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Patel
  11.6 Nehra to Hayden, three runs, driven straight back passed the bowler
        on the on side, a long chase to the boundary for the fielder

End of over 12 (7 runs) Australia 56/0
A Nehra 6-1-23-0 (1nb) - Stanley Street End
ML Hayden 27* (40b 4x4) JL Langer 21* (35b 3x4)

  12.1 Agarkar to Hayden, FOUR, another straight on drive, this time all
        the way to the boundary
  12.2 Agarkar to Hayden, no run, driven back to t1;driven to mid on for
        an easy single
  12.3 Agarkar to Hayden, one run
  12.4 Agarkar to Langer, FOUR, short and pulled out to square leg, nearly
        collecting umpire Bucknor on its way through
  12.5 Agarkar to Langer, one run
  12.6 Agarkar to Hayden, FOUR, drives and a genuine edge padt the
        outstretched arm of third slip

End of over 13 (14 runs) Australia 70/0
AB Agarkar 3-1-26-0 - Vulture Street End
JL Langer 26* (37b 4x4) ML Hayden 36* (44b 6x4)

       Zaheer Khan back on
  13.1 Khan to Langer, no run, drives to a ball that keeps low, hit on the
        pads, big appeal, not out
  13.2 Khan to Langer, no run, driven back to the bowler
  13.3 Khan to Langer, no run, plays defensively to mid on
  13.4 Khan to Langer, one run, short and down leg, turned down to fine
        leg
  13.5 Khan to Hayden, no run, pushed back to the bowler who lets it go as
        Tendulkar comes in from mid off to collect
  13.6 Khan to Hayden, no run, driven back to the bowler on the bounce

End of over 14 (1 run) Australia 71/0
Z Khan 5-0-17-0 (2nb) - Stanley Street End
JL Langer 27* (41b 4x4) ML Hayden 36* (46b 6x4)

  14.1 Agarkar to Langer, one run, turned down to fine leg
  14.2 Agarkar to Hayden, no run, plays and misses outside off and through
        to Patel, Hayden is disgusted with himself for that shot
  14.3 Agarkar to Hayden, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Patel
  14.4 Agarkar to Hayden, no run, driven to mid off, no chance of a run
  14.5 Agarkar to Hayden, one run, down leg again and turned down to fine
        leg
  14.6 Agarkar to Langer, no run, driven on the bounce to Harbhajan at
        point, well fielded

End of over 15 (2 runs) Australia 73/0
AB Agarkar 4-1-28-0 - Vulture Street End
ML Hayden 37* (50b 6x4) JL Langer 28* (43b 4x4)

  15.1 Khan to Hayden, no run, left alone and allowed to pass over off
        stump
  15.2 Khan to Hayden, OUT: drives and gets a healthy outside edge to the
        midriff of Laxman at 2nd slip where it is comfortably taken

       Australia 73/1, Partnership of 73
       ML Hayden  c Laxman b Khan  37 (52b 6x4 0x6)
       JL Langer 28* (43b 4x4) Z Khan 5.2-0-17-1 (2nb)

  15.3 Khan to Ponting, no run, plays and misses outside off
       that was Zaheer's 200th first class wicket
  15.4 Khan to Ponting, no run, left alone outside off
  15.5 Khan to Ponting, no run, left alone outside off
  15.6 Khan to Ponting, one run, pushes to backward point

End of over 16 (1 run) Australia 74/1
Z Khan 6-0-18-1 (2nb) - Stanley Street End
RT Ponting 1* (4b) JL Langer 28* (43b 4x4)

  16.1 Agarkar to Ponting, FOUR, overpitched and driven back past the
        bowler
  16.2 Agarkar to Ponting, no run, left alone outside off
  16.3 Agarkar to Ponting, no run, left alone outside off
  16.4 Agarkar to Ponting, FOUR, pitched up and effortlessly driven back
        on the on side
  16.5 Agarkar to Ponting, FOUR, pitched up and effortlessly driven back
        on the on side, carbon copy of the last shot
  16.6 Agarkar to Ponting, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Patel

End of over 17 (12 runs) Australia 86/1
AB Agarkar 5-1-40-0 - Vulture Street End
JL Langer 28* (43b 4x4) RT Ponting 13* (10b 3x4)

  17.1 Khan to Langer, no run, left alone outside off and through to Patel
  17.2 Khan to Langer, no run, left alone outside off and through to Patel
  17.3 Khan to Langer, no run, good ball keeps low, pushed back to the
        bowler
  17.4 Khan to Langer, (noball) no run, left alone outside off and through
        to Patel
  17.4 Khan to Langer, no run, left alone outside off and through to Patel
  17.5 Khan to Langer, no run, left alone outside off and through to Patel
  17.6 Khan to Langer, no run, forward defensive

End of over 18 (1 run) Australia 87/1
Z Khan 7-0-19-1 (3nb) - Stanley Street End
RT Ponting 13* (10b 3x4) JL Langer 28* (50b 4x4)

       Nehra to bowl from the Vulture Street end
  18.1 Nehra to Ponting, no run, left alone outside off
  18.2 Nehra to Ponting, no run, pushed out to square leg
  18.3 Nehra to Ponting, no run, leaves a good ball alone outside off
  18.4 Nehra to Ponting, no run, tries to turn it out to leg and is taken
        high on the body
  18.5 Nehra to Ponting, no run, drives and gets a bottom edge out to
        square leg
  18.6 Nehra to Ponting, no run

End of over 19 (maiden) Australia 87/1
A Nehra 7-2-23-0 (1nb) - Vulture Street End
JL Langer 28* (50b 4x4) RT Ponting 13* (16b 3x4)

  19.1 Khan to Langer, one run, turned down to fine leg
  19.2 Khan to Ponting, one run, plays defensively, the ball comes to rest
        on the crease line and Langer calls him through
  19.3 Khan to Langer, one run, pushed out to mid wicket
  19.4 Khan to Ponting, no run, big play and a miss outside off and
        through to Patel
  19.5 Khan to Ponting, FOUR, on to the back foot and guided backward of
        point
  19.6 Khan to Ponting, no run, drives at a good ball and is struck on the
        pads, not out says umpire Bucknor

End of over 20 (7 runs) Australia 94/1
Z Khan 8-0-26-1 (3nb) - Stanley Street End
JL Langer 30* (52b 4x4) RT Ponting 18* (20b 4x4)

  20.1 Nehra to Langer, no run, left alone well wide of off stump
  20.2 Nehra to Langer, no run, shoulders arms to a ball outside off and
        it sails through to Patel
  20.3 Nehra to Langer, no run, forward defensive
  20.4 Nehra to Langer, no run, leaves a rising ball alone outside off
  20.5 Nehra to Langer, no run, down leg side and no contact made
  20.6 Nehra to Langer, no run, forward defensive

End of over 21 (maiden) Australia 94/1
A Nehra 8-3-23-0 (1nb) - Vulture Street End
RT Ponting 18* (20b 4x4) JL Langer 30* (58b 4x4)

Match State: Drinks

  21.1 Khan to Ponting, one run, pushed out into the covers and an easy
        single taken
  21.2 Khan to Langer, one run, pushed to short mid wicket for an easy
        single
  21.3 Khan to Ponting, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Patel
  21.4 Khan to Ponting, one run, ball comes to rest onnly a couple of
        metres from the stumps as they stoll through for another single
  21.5 Khan to Langer, no run, left alone outside off
  21.6 Khan to Langer, no run, tries to turn it out to leg, is struck on
        the pads, once again umpire Bucknor says not out to the enquiry

End of over 22 (3 runs) Australia 97/1
Z Khan 9-0-29-1 (3nb) - Stanley Street End
RT Ponting 20* (23b 4x4) JL Langer 31* (61b 4x4)

  22.1 Nehra to Ponting, no run, inside edge to a drive and out to square
        leg
  22.2 Nehra to Ponting, one run, drives out to the covers, batsmen have
        to deviate as they were on a collision course
  22.3 Nehra to Langer, no run, left alone outside off
  22.4 Nehra to Langer, legbye: one run, off the pads down leg side
  22.5 Nehra to Ponting, no run, driven to Agarkar at mid on
  22.6 Nehra to Ponting, no run, left alone well wide of off and through
        to Patel

End of over 23 (2 runs) Australia 99/1
A Nehra 9-3-24-0 (1nb) - Vulture Street End
JL Langer 31* (63b 4x4) RT Ponting 21* (27b 4x4)

  23.1 Agarkar to Langer, no run, down leg side, no contact made
  23.2 Agarkar to Langer, one run, inside edge onto the pads and then down
        leg side to bring up the 100
  23.3 Agarkar to Ponting, no run, left alone outside off
  23.4 Agarkar to Ponting, no run, plays and misses outside off
  23.5 Agarkar to Ponting, no run, left alone outside off
  23.6 Agarkar to Ponting, no run, left alone outside off

End of over 24 (1 run) Australia 100/1
AB Agarkar 6-1-41-0 - Stanley Street End
JL Langer 32* (65b 4x4) RT Ponting 21* (31b 4x4)

  24.1 Nehra to Langer, no run, left alone outside off
  24.2 Nehra to Langer, no run, left alone well wide of off stump, Patel
        takes it in front of 1st slip, lucky not to be called wide
  24.3 Nehra to Langer, no run, left alone outside off
  24.4 Nehra to Langer, no run, left alone outside off
  24.5 Nehra to Langer, one run, pushed defensively out on the off side,
        no fielders about so an easy single is picked off
  24.6 Nehra to Ponting, (noball) no run, left alone outside off
  24.6 Nehra to Ponting, three runs, short and pulled out to mid wicket, a
        long chase for the fielder as the ball pulls up inside the
        boundary

End of over 25 (5 runs) Australia 105/1
A Nehra 10-3-29-0 (2nb) - Vulture Street End
RT Ponting 24* (33b 4x4) JL Langer 33* (70b 4x4)

  25.1 Agarkar to Ponting, two runs, over pitched outside off and driven
        through the covers
  25.2 Agarkar to Ponting, no run, left alone outside off
  25.3 Agarkar to Ponting, no run, driven to mid off
  25.4 Agarkar to Ponting, no run, left alone well wide of off stump
  25.5 Agarkar to Ponting, no run, left alone well wide of off stump
  25.6 Agarkar to Ponting, no run, left alone well wide of off stump yet
        again

End of over 26 (2 runs) Australia 107/1
AB Agarkar 7-1-43-0 - Stanley Street End
JL Langer 33* (70b 4x4) RT Ponting 26* (39b 4x4)

  26.1 Nehra to Langer, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Patel
  26.2 Nehra to Langer, no run, good quick ball taken by Patel above his
        head, 137.6kph that one
  26.3 Nehra to Langer, no run, left alone outside off
  26.4 Nehra to Langer, no run, wide and driven to Harbhajan at point
  26.5 Nehra to Langer, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Patel
  26.6 Nehra to Langer, no run

End of over 27 (maiden) Australia 107/1
A Nehra 11-4-29-0 (2nb) - Vulture Street End
RT Ponting 26* (39b 4x4) JL Langer 33* (76b 4x4)

  27.1 Agarkar to Ponting, two runs, driven over the head of the mid
        wicket fielder
  27.2 Agarkar to Ponting, no run, driven to mid on
  27.3 Agarkar to Ponting, no run, goes for the drive on the front foot,
        so close to an edge but no contact and through to Patel
  27.4 Agarkar to Ponting, no run, this time no foot movement as he fishes
        for another one outside off
  27.5 Agarkar to Ponting, no run, this time no foot movement as he fishes
        for another one outside off, again he fails to edge it
  27.6 Agarkar to Ponting, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Patel

End of over 28 (2 runs) Australia 109/1
AB Agarkar 8-1-45-0 - Stanley Street End
JL Langer 33* (76b 4x4) RT Ponting 28* (45b 4x4)

  28.1 Nehra to Langer, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Patel
  28.2 Nehra to Langer, no run, pushed out to point
  28.3 Nehra to Langer, legbye: one run, off the pads down leg side
  28.4 Nehra to Ponting, no run, pushed to mid wicket
  28.5 Nehra to Ponting, no run, pushed out to point
  28.6 Nehra to Ponting, one run, short and an attempted pull shot gets a
        bottom edge, still enough bat on it to get a comfortable single

End of over 29 (2 runs) Australia 111/1
A Nehra 12-4-30-0 (2nb) - Vulture Street End
RT Ponting 29* (48b 4x4) JL Langer 33* (79b 4x4)

  29.1 Agarkar to Ponting, no run, drives at a ball away from his body,
        huge appeal for caught behind, not out
  29.2 Agarkar to Ponting, no run, left alone outside off stump
  29.3 Agarkar to Ponting, no run, left alone outside off stump
  29.4 Agarkar to Ponting, no run, driven into the covers
  29.5 Agarkar to Ponting, no run, cut on the back foot to Harbhajan at
        point
  29.6 Agarkar to Ponting, no run, pushed to mid on, Langer comes down and
        is sent back, bowler and batsman collide, fielder coming in with
        Langer out of his crease also falls over

End of over 30 (maiden) Australia 111/1
AB Agarkar 9-2-45-0 - Stanley Street End
JL Langer 33* (79b 4x4) RT Ponting 29* (54b 4x4)

       Harbhajan to bowl from the Vulture Street end
  30.1 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, FOUR, short and cut to the point
        boundary
  30.2 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, no run, forward defensive
  30.3 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, no run, forward defensive
  30.4 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, no run, swept, one bounce into the
        ground and then off the short leg fielder back to Patel
  30.5 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, one run, turned off the pads to backward
        square
  30.6 Harbhajan Singh to Ponting, one run, turned off the pads to
        backward square

End of over 31 (6 runs) Australia 117/1
Harbhajan Singh 1-0-6-0 - Vulture Street End
RT Ponting 30* (55b 4x4) JL Langer 38* (84b 5x4)

  31.1 Agarkar to Ponting, no run, left alone outside off
  31.2 Agarkar to Ponting, no run, driven to mid off
  31.3 Agarkar to Ponting, FOUR, full toss played through mid on
  31.4 Agarkar to Ponting, no run, left alone outside off
  31.5 Agarkar to Ponting, no run, plays and misses outside off
  31.6 Agarkar to Ponting, no run, plays defensively to point

End of over 32 (4 runs) Australia 121/1
AB Agarkar 10-2-49-0 - Stanley Street End
JL Langer 38* (84b 5x4) RT Ponting 34* (61b 5x4)

  32.1 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, three runs, on to the back foot and cut
        out forward of point, well fielded
  32.2 Harbhajan Singh to Ponting, SIX, pitched up and lofted into the 3rd
        tier at long on
  32.3 Harbhajan Singh to Ponting, one run, pushed out to mid wicket
  32.4 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, no run, fails to get bat on an attempted
        sweep, taken on the pads, not out
  32.5 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, no run
  32.6 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, no run, fails to get bat on an attempted
        sweep, taken on the pads, not out

End of over 33 (10 runs) Australia 131/1
Harbhajan Singh 2-0-16-0 - Vulture Street End
RT Ponting 41* (63b 5x4 1x6) JL Langer 41* (88b 5x4)

  33.1 Agarkar to Ponting, FOUR, nicely guided between slip and gully and
        with no third man that is an easy boundary
  33.2 Agarkar to Ponting, no run, driven out into the covers
  33.3 Agarkar to Ponting, two runs, played out into the covers, the throw
        is not taken at the stumps and an over throw is there for the
        taking
  33.4 Agarkar to Ponting, no run, played to gully
  33.5 Agarkar to Ponting, no run, left alone outside off
  33.6 Agarkar to Ponting, no run, pushed to cover point

End of over 34 (6 runs) Australia 137/1
AB Agarkar 11-2-55-0 - Stanley Street End
JL Langer 41* (88b 5x4) RT Ponting 47* (69b 6x4 1x6)

  34.1 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, no run
  34.2 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, no run, left alone outside off
  34.3 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, no run, forward defensive
  34.4 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, no run, forward defensive
  34.5 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, no run, forward defensive
  34.6 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, two runs, swept backward of square and
        back for a quick second

End of over 35 (2 runs) Australia 139/1
Harbhajan Singh 3-0-18-0 - Vulture Street End
RT Ponting 47* (69b 6x4 1x6) JL Langer 43* (94b 5x4)

  35.1 Agarkar to Ponting, no run, left alone well wide of off stump
  35.2 Agarkar to Ponting, no run, driven to mid off, well fielded
       this may well be the last over before tea
  35.3 Agarkar to Ponting, FOUR, off the back foot and out backward of
        point to bring up the half century
  35.4 Agarkar to Ponting, no run, left alone well wide of off stump
  35.5 Agarkar to Ponting, no run, defensive shot
  35.6 Agarkar to Ponting, no run, left alone outside off and that is tea
        here on day one, still another long session of 150 minutes
        scheduled after the tea interval

End of over 36 (4 runs) Australia 143/1
AB Agarkar 12-2-59-0 - Stanley Street End
JL Langer 43* (94b 5x4) RT Ponting 51* (75b 7x4 1x6)

Match State: Tea - Day 1

       Play about to resume
  36.1 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, no run, forward defensive
  36.2 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, two runs, played off the pads down to
        fine leg
  36.3 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, no run, an attempted sweep hits him on
        the body
  36.4 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, no run, forward defensive
  36.5 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, no run, forward defensive
  36.6 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, no run, swept to short fine leg

End of over 37 (2 runs) Australia 145/1
Harbhajan Singh 4-0-20-0 - Vulture Street End
RT Ponting 51* (75b 7x4 1x6) JL Langer 45* (100b 5x4)

  37.1 Khan to Ponting, no run, left alone outside off
  37.2 Khan to Ponting, no run, big driven, misses and taken on the pads,
        huge appeal, umpire Bucknor takes his time before decining
  37.3 Khan to Ponting, no run, leaves a good ball alone, it jags back and
        takes him on the body
  37.4 Khan to Ponting, no run, drives to mid on
  37.5 Khan to Ponting, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Patel
  37.6 Khan to Ponting, no run, played on the bounce to Harbhajan at point

End of over 38 (maiden) Australia 145/1
Z Khan 10-1-29-1 (3nb) - Stanley Street End
JL Langer 45* (100b 5x4) RT Ponting 51* (81b 7x4 1x6)

  38.1 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, no run
  38.2 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, no run
  38.3 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, no run
  38.4 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, no run, fails to connect with an
        attempted sweep
  38.5 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, one run, swept down to fine leg
  38.6 Harbhajan Singh to Ponting, no run, defensively out to mid on

End of over 39 (1 run) Australia 146/1
Harbhajan Singh 5-0-21-0 - Vulture Street End
JL Langer 46* (105b 5x4) RT Ponting 51* (82b 7x4 1x6)

  39.1 Khan to Langer, legbye: one run, comes down late on a good ball he
        was leaving alone, misses, is taken high on the pads, huge appeal,
        not out
  39.2 Khan to Ponting, no run, played defensively back to the bowler
  39.3 Khan to Ponting, one run, cut on the bounce to Tendulkar at deep
        backward point
  39.4 Khan to Langer, no run, forward defensive
  39.5 Khan to Langer, (noball) FOUR, on to the back foot and guides it
        between 2nd slip and gully to bring up his half century
  39.5 Khan to Langer, (noball) no run, short and very high, the short
        Langer watches it sail over his head
  39.5 Khan to Langer, no run, forward defensive
  39.6 Khan to Langer, no run, plays and misses outside off and through to
        Patel

End of over 40 (8 runs) Australia 154/1
Z Khan 11-1-36-1 (5nb) - Stanley Street End
RT Ponting 52* (84b 7x4 1x6) JL Langer 50* (111b 6x4)

  40.1 Harbhajan Singh to Ponting, one run, pushed out to mid wicket
  40.2 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, no run, forward defensive
  40.3 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, no run, forward defensive
  40.4 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, FOUR, lofted high over mid on, ball
        pitches and creeps over the boundery line
  40.5 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, no run, forward defensive
  40.6 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, no run, driven to mid off

End of over 41 (5 runs) Australia 159/1
Harbhajan Singh 6-0-26-0 - Vulture Street End
RT Ponting 53* (85b 7x4 1x6) JL Langer 54* (116b 7x4)

  41.1 Khan to Ponting, one run, defends off the back foot and rolls out
        to unmanned area on the on side
  41.2 Khan to Langer, (noball) no run, defensive shot to yet another no
        ball
  41.2 Khan to Langer, one run, pushes it out t mid off for an easy single
  41.3 Khan to Ponting, no run, drives, inside edge onto the pads and the
        ball balloons out to cover
  41.4 Khan to Ponting, OUT: short and tries to pull the ball and only
        succeeds in getting a top edge, the ball flies very high into the
        air and Patel has to move forward a couple of metres before taking
        a comfortable catch

       Australia 162/2, Partnership of 89
       RT Ponting  c Patel b Khan  54 (88b 7x4 1x6)
       JL Langer 55* (118b 7x4) Z Khan 11.4-1-39-2 (6nb)

  41.5 Khan to Martyn, FOUR, nice ball to get first up, down the leg side
        and helped on its way to fine leg
  41.6 Khan to Martyn, no run, full toss well wide of off stump, batsman
        has nothing to do with it

End of over 42 (7 runs) Australia 166/2
Z Khan 12-1-43-2 (6nb) - Stanley Street End
JL Langer 55* (118b 7x4) DR Martyn 4* (2b 1x4)

  42.1 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, two runs, pushed out on the off side, a
        through at the stumps hits and goes away for an easy over throw
  42.2 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, one run, swept backward of square
  42.3 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run, prods forward, plays with the
        pad
  42.4 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run, plays and misses outside off
  42.5 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run, prods forward, plays with the
        pad
  42.6 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, one run, drives to mid off where it is
        well fielded by Agarkar, cuts off a certain boundary

End of over 43 (4 runs) Australia 170/2
Harbhajan Singh 7-0-30-0 - Vulture Street End
DR Martyn 5* (6b 1x4) JL Langer 58* (120b 7x4)

  43.1 Khan to Martyn, no run, left alone outside off and through to Patel
  43.2 Khan to Martyn, no run, left alone outside off and through to Patel
  43.3 Khan to Martyn, two runs, driven to mid off where it is misfielded
  43.4 Khan to Martyn, no run, defensive shot
  43.5 Khan to Martyn, no run, left alone well wide of off stump
  43.6 Khan to Martyn, no run, pushed out into the covers

End of over 44 (2 runs) Australia 172/2
Z Khan 13-1-45-2 (6nb) - Stanley Street End
JL Langer 58* (120b 7x4) DR Martyn 7* (12b 1x4)

  44.1 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, one run, swept to Nehra at backward
        point
  44.2 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, FOUR, advances down the track and lofts
        it high over mid on
  44.3 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run, forward defensive
  44.4 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run, pushed to Chpra under the helmet
        at short leg
  44.5 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, two runs, french cut over the top of the
        stumps
  44.6 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run, forward defensive

End of over 45 (7 runs) Australia 179/2
Harbhajan Singh 8-0-37-0 - Vulture Street End
JL Langer 59* (121b 7x4) DR Martyn 13* (17b 2x4)

       Change of bowling with Nehra to take up the attack from the Stanley
        Street End
  45.1 Nehra to Langer, no run, guides it to gully
  45.2 Nehra to Langer, FOUR, cut wide of gully and down to the boundary
  45.3 Nehra to Langer, FOUR, cut out to the backward point boundary
  45.4 Nehra to Langer, no run, played to gully
  45.5 Nehra to Langer, no run, driven out to Harbhajan at point
  45.6 Nehra to Langer, one run, played to the left of gully

End of over 46 (9 runs) Australia 188/2
A Nehra 13-4-39-0 (2nb) - Stanley Street End
JL Langer 68* (127b 9x4) DR Martyn 13* (17b 2x4)

  46.1 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, no run
  46.2 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, FOUR, swept forward of square
  46.3 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, two runs, turned off the pads down to
        third man
  46.4 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, one run, cross batted shot to long off
  46.5 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run, defensive shot
  46.6 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run, defensive shot

End of over 47 (7 runs) Australia 195/2
Harbhajan Singh 9-0-44-0 - Vulture Street End
JL Langer 75* (131b 10x4) DR Martyn 13* (19b 2x4)

  47.1 Nehra to Langer, one run, driven off the edge to wide third man
  47.2 Nehra to Martyn, no run, forward defensive
  47.3 Nehra to Martyn, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Patel
  47.4 Nehra to Martyn, two runs, flicked out on the leg side forward of
        square
  47.5 Nehra to Martyn, no run, left alone outside off
  47.6 Nehra to Martyn, no run, left alone outside off

End of over 48 (3 runs) Australia 198/2
A Nehra 14-4-42-0 (2nb) - Stanley Street End
JL Langer 76* (132b 10x4) DR Martyn 15* (24b 2x4)

  48.1 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, no run, forward defensive, has to have a
        second prod at it to stop it rolling on the stump
  48.2 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, one run, ;swept down to fine leg
  48.3 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run, defensive shot
  48.4 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run, defensive shot
  48.5 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run, driven to exytra cover
  48.6 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run, driven to mid wicket

End of over 49 (1 run) Australia 199/2
Harbhajan Singh 10-0-45-0 - Vulture Street End
JL Langer 77* (134b 10x4) DR Martyn 15* (28b 2x4)

       that signals time for the drink machine to roll out

Match State: Drinks

  49.1 Nehra to Langer, no run, cut on the bounce to point
  49.2 Nehra to Langer, FOUR, driven and a pathetic dive at mid off sees
        the ball go all the way to the boundary
  49.3 Nehra to Langer, one run, cut out forward of point
  49.4 Nehra to Martyn, three runs, driven through mid on, a long chase
        for the fielder
  49.5 Nehra to Langer, one run, cut out forward of point
  49.6 Nehra to Martyn, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Patel

End of over 50 (9 runs) Australia 208/2
A Nehra 15-4-51-0 (2nb) - Stanley Street End
JL Langer 83* (138b 11x4) DR Martyn 18* (30b 2x4)

  50.1 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, no run, played to fine leg who is up
  50.2 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, no run, pushed to short cover
  50.3 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, no run, pushed to mid on, the bowler
        goes across to field
  50.4 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, no run, forward defensive
  50.5 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, no run, ;pushed firmely towards mid on
        but Chopra sticks out a hand form short square and takes it neatly
  50.6 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, no run, forward defensive

End of over 51 (maiden) Australia 208/2
Harbhajan Singh 11-1-45-0 - Vulture Street End
DR Martyn 18* (30b 2x4) JL Langer 83* (144b 11x4)

  51.1 Agarkar to Martyn, no run, pushed out into the covers
  51.2 Agarkar to Martyn, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Patel
  51.3 Agarkar to Martyn, no run, driven into the covers
  51.4 Agarkar to Martyn, no run, pushed out into the covers
  51.5 Agarkar to Martyn, FOUR, played neatly off the back foot and guided
        between gully and point
  51.6 Agarkar to Martyn, wide: no run, well wide of off stump and taken
        in front of 1st slip
  51.6 Agarkar to Martyn, no run, left alone outside off stump

End of over 52 (5 runs) Australia 213/2
AB Agarkar 13-2-64-0 (1w) - Stanley Street End
JL Langer 83* (144b 11x4) DR Martyn 22* (36b 3x4)

  52.1 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, FOUR, swept and a very ordinary piece of
        fielding by Nehra at fine leg
  52.2 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, FOUR, swpt out to the mid wicket
        boundary
  52.3 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, no run, left alone outside off
  52.4 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, one run, swept to backward square leg
  52.5 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run, driven back to the bowler
  52.6 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, one run, swept to backward square elg

End of over 53 (10 runs) Australia 223/2
Harbhajan Singh 12-1-55-0 - Vulture Street End
DR Martyn 23* (38b 3x4) JL Langer 92* (148b 13x4)

  53.1 Agarkar to Martyn, no run, driven out to Harbhajan at point
  53.2 Agarkar to Martyn, no run, left alone outside off
  53.3 Agarkar to Martyn, no run, forward defensive
  53.4 Agarkar to Martyn, no run, played of the back foot to Harbhajan at
        point
  53.5 Agarkar to Martyn, wide: no run, well well wide of off stump
  53.5 Agarkar to Martyn, no run, played off the edge to the second of the
        two gullies
  53.6 Agarkar to Martyn, no run, left alone outside off

End of over 54 (1 run) Australia 224/2
AB Agarkar 14-2-65-0 (2w) - Stanley Street End
JL Langer 92* (148b 13x4) DR Martyn 23* (44b 3x4)

  54.1 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, no run, left alone outside off
  54.2 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, one run, swept to backward square
  54.3 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run, prods forward defensively
  54.4 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run, prods forward defensively
  54.5 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run, an attempted sweep misses but
        the ball runs down the back of the bat of the follow through,
        falls just short of Patel
  54.6 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run, forward defensive

End of over 55 (1 run) Australia 225/2
Harbhajan Singh 13-1-56-0 - Vulture Street End
JL Langer 93* (150b 13x4) DR Martyn 23* (48b 3x4)

  55.1 Agarkar to Langer, no run, driven back to the bowler
  55.2 Agarkar to Langer, no run, comes a little forward, taken on the
        pads, huge appeal not out
  55.3 Agarkar to Langer, FOUR, down leg side and helped on its way to the
        fine leg boundary
  55.4 Agarkar to Langer, one run, pushes to mid on
  55.5 Agarkar to Martyn, no run, forward defensive
  55.6 Agarkar to Martyn, no run, forward defensive

End of over 56 (5 runs) Australia 230/2
AB Agarkar 15-2-70-0 (2w) - Stanley Street End
JL Langer 98* (154b 14x4) DR Martyn 23* (50b 3x4)

  56.1 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, FOUR, swept out forward of square to
        bring up his century
  56.2 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, no run, forward defensive
  56.3 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, one run, driven to mid on
  56.4 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, three runs, played off the edge to third
        man
  56.5 Harbhajan Singh to Langer, three runs, cut out forward of point
  56.6 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, one run, flicked out backward of square

End of over 57 (12 runs) Australia 242/2
Harbhajan Singh 14-1-68-0 - Vulture Street End
DR Martyn 27* (52b 3x4) JL Langer 106* (158b 15x4)

  57.1 Ganguly to Martyn, FOUR, cut out forward of point
  57.2 Ganguly to Martyn, two runs, cut out to point
  57.3 Ganguly to Martyn, one run, pushed into the covers
  57.4 Ganguly to Langer, no run
  57.5 Ganguly to Langer, no run, forward defensive
  57.6 Ganguly to Langer, one run, played out to mid wicket

End of over 58 (8 runs) Australia 250/2
SC Ganguly 1-0-8-0 - Stanley Street End
JL Langer 107* (161b 15x4) DR Martyn 34* (55b 4x4)

  58.1 Agarkar to Langer, two runs, nicely timed on drive through mid
        wicket
  58.2 Agarkar to Langer, one run, played off the edge to third man
  58.3 Agarkar to Martyn, no run, pushed out into the covers, no chance of
        a run
  58.4 Agarkar to Martyn, no run, plays and misses outside off stump
  58.5 Agarkar to Martyn, no run, left alone outside off stump
  58.6 Agarkar to Martyn, no run, left alone outside off stump

End of over 59 (3 runs) Australia 253/2
AB Agarkar 16-2-73-0 (2w) - Vulture Street End
JL Langer 110* (163b 15x4) DR Martyn 34* (59b 4x4)

  59.1 Khan to Langer, FOUR, over pitched and smashed out to the extra
        cover boundary
  59.2 Khan to Langer, no run, driven out into the covers
  59.3 Khan to Langer, no run, forward defensive
  59.4 Khan to Langer, no run, pushed out to Harbhajan at point
  59.5 Khan to Langer, no run, played defensively to gully
  59.6 Khan to Langer, (noball) no run, driven back to the bowler
  59.6 Khan to Langer, no run, short rising delivery well taken by Patel
        leaping off the ground

End of over 60 (5 runs) Australia 258/2
Z Khan 14-1-50-2 (7nb) - Stanley Street End
DR Martyn 34* (59b 4x4) JL Langer 114* (170b 16x4)

  60.1 Agarkar to Martyn, no run, pushed to short mid wicket and the
        bowler has to do his own fielding
  60.2 Agarkar to Martyn, no run, pushed back to the bowler
  60.3 Agarkar to Martyn, no run, defensive shot
  60.4 Agarkar to Martyn, no run, driven to mid off
  60.5 Agarkar to Martyn, one run, flicked off the pads to fine leg
  60.6 Agarkar to Langer, no run, pushed to mid on

End of over 61 (1 run) Australia 259/2
AB Agarkar 17-2-74-0 (2w) - Vulture Street End
DR Martyn 35* (64b 4x4) JL Langer 114* (171b 16x4)

  61.1 Khan to Martyn, one run, fends off a short ball well to short fine
        leg
  61.2 Khan to Langer, no run, played on the bounce to gully
  61.3 Khan to Langer, no run, cut on the bounce to backward point
  61.4 Khan to Langer, (noball) no run, played defensively
  61.4 Khan to Langer, one run, pulled down to fine leg
  61.5 Khan to Martyn, no run, down leg side and through to Patel
  61.6 Khan to Martyn, no run, pushed out to mid wicket

End of over 62 (3 runs) Australia 262/2
Z Khan 15-1-53-2 (8nb) - Stanley Street End
JL Langer 115* (175b 16x4) DR Martyn 36* (67b 4x4)

       drinks over and the umpires offer the light to the batsmen who
        happily accept it
       Stumps have been called here for the day, we will be starting early
        tomorrow at 9:30am local which is 2330 GMT, please join us again
        then. Please feel free to pass any comments to comms@cricinfo.com

Match State: Delay - Day 2 - Rain delays start of play

       Good morning from the Brisbane Cricket Ground, news on the weather
        front is not good with light rain falling, however heavier rain is
        forecast for this afternoon. We will provide regular updates.
       11:10am AEST 0110 GMT Rain has ceased and covers are being removed
       Play is to start at 11:30am local time
       Umpires and fielders now ready and we await the Australian batsmen
  62.1 Agarkar to Langer, no run, pushed to mid off
  62.2 Agarkar to Langer, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Patel
  62.3 Agarkar to Langer, no run, down leg side and fails to connect, well
        saved by Patel diving to his right
  62.4 Agarkar to Langer, one run, flicked off the pads to fine leg
  62.5 Agarkar to Martyn, no run, left alone outside off
  62.6 Agarkar to Martyn, no run, defends off the back foot to mid off

End of over 63 (1 run) Australia 263/2
AB Agarkar 18-2-75-0 (2w) - Vulture Street End
JL Langer 116* (179b 16x4) DR Martyn 36* (69b 4x4)

  63.1 Khan to Langer, no run, good short ball, shapes to pull but it is
        too close to hime and finally gets out of the way and through to
        Patel
  63.2 Khan to Langer, no run, plays and misses outside off
  63.3 Khan to Langer, no run, left alone outside off and through to Patel
  63.4 Khan to Langer, no run, plays defensively back to the bowler
  63.5 Khan to Langer, no run, comes forward, hit on the pad and umpire
        Bucknor says not out
  63.6 Khan to Langer, no run, guided on the bounce to gully, Indian
        fielders running between overs today

End of over 64 (maiden) Australia 263/2
Z Khan 16-2-53-2 (8nb) - Stanley Street End
DR Martyn 36* (69b 4x4) JL Langer 116* (185b 16x4)

  64.1 Agarkar to Martyn, no run, left alone well wide of off stump
  64.2 Agarkar to Martyn, no run, played defensively off the back foot
  64.3 Agarkar to Martyn, no run, left alone well wide of off stump and
        taken by Patel
  64.4 Agarkar to Martyn, no run, driven to mid off
  64.5 Agarkar to Martyn, no run, driven to mid off
  64.6 Agarkar to Martyn, no run, pushed out to cover point where
        Harbhajan fields

End of over 65 (maiden) Australia 263/2
AB Agarkar 19-3-75-0 (2w) - Vulture Street End
JL Langer 116* (185b 16x4) DR Martyn 36* (75b 4x4)

  65.1 Khan to Langer, no run, guidedbetween 2nd slip and gully, well
        stopped by the gully fielder
  65.2 Khan to Langer, no run, tries to pull and gets a soft top edge,
        falls half way to the fielder at mid wicket
  65.3 Khan to Langer, no run, defensively off the back foot
  65.4 Khan to Langer, no run, forward defensive
  65.5 Khan to Langer, one run, turned off his hips, Tendulkar runs arund
        from mid wicket to field
  65.6 Khan to Martyn, no run

End of over 66 (1 run) Australia 264/2
Z Khan 17-2-54-2 (8nb) - Stanley Street End
JL Langer 117* (190b 16x4) DR Martyn 36* (76b 4x4)

  66.1 Agarkar to Langer, FOUR, drives all away along the ground through
        extra cover
  66.2 Agarkar to Langer, no run, defensively back to the bowler
  66.3 Agarkar to Langer, no run, tries the cover drive again but gets an
        inside edge out to mid wicket
  66.4 Agarkar to Langer, OUT: tries to drive at a good ball and is struck
        on the pads, may have clipped leg stump and the umpire slowly
        raises the finger

       Australia 268/3, Partnership of 106
       JL Langer  lbw b Agarkar  121 (194b 17x4 0x6)
       DR Martyn 36* (76b 4x4) AB Agarkar 19.4-3-79-1 (2w)

       Steve Waugh comes out to a standing ovation for what may well be
        his last bat for Australia at the Brisbane Cricket Ground
  66.5 Agarkar to Waugh, no run, ducks under a short one
  66.6 Agarkar to Waugh, no run, drives to mid on

End of over 67 (4 runs) Australia 268/3
AB Agarkar 20-3-79-1 (2w) - Vulture Street End
DR Martyn 36* (76b 4x4) SR Waugh 0* (2b)

  67.1 Khan to Martyn, no run, drives back to the bowler
  67.2 Khan to Martyn, FOUR, short ball and on to the back foot and cut
        out to point
  67.3 Khan to Martyn, (noball) two runs, RUN OUT, hammered out throught
        he covers, Martyn happy with two runs but Waugh is sure there is
        three and comes back, the return fom Harbhajan to Patel is then
        relayed to Ganguly at the bowlers end and Martyn is no where

       Australia 275/4, Partnership of 7
       DR Martyn  run out (Patel)  42 (79b 5x4 0x6)

  67.3 Khan to Waugh, no run, fends off a good ball to the leg side
  67.4 Khan to Waugh, OUT: good ball and batsman goes back and gloves it
        down leg side just out of reach of the diving Patel, fielding side
        suddenly in jubilation as they realise Waugh has clipped the off
        stump with his back foot

       Australia 275/5, Partnership of 0
       SR Waugh  hit wicket b Khan  0 (4b 0x4 0x6)
       SM Katich 0* (0b) Z Khan 17.4-2-61-3 (9nb)

       lunch is now to be taken

Match State: Delay - Day 2 - Rain delays play

       4:00pm AEST 0600 GMT umpires have announced a start at 4:20pm local
        time with 27 overs to be bowled
       Umpires Bucknor and Koertzen now leading the players out
  67.5 Khan to Gilchrist, no run, taken on the pads outside the line of
        leg stump
  67.6 Khan to Gilchrist, (noball) no run, taken on the body
  67.6 Khan to Gilchrist, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Patel

End of over 68 (8 runs) Australia 276/5
Z Khan 18-2-62-3 (10nb) - Stanley Street End
SM Katich 0* (0b) AC Gilchrist 0* (3b)

  68.1 Agarkar to Katich, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Patel
  68.2 Agarkar to Katich, no run, pushed to mid wicket
  68.3 Agarkar to Katich, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Patel
  68.4 Agarkar to Katich, no run, pitched up outside off and driven to mid
        off
  68.5 Agarkar to Katich, no run, pushed to mid wicket
  68.6 Agarkar to Katich, no run, ooh, plays and misses at a good quicker
        ball as it thuds into Patel's gloves

End of over 69 (maiden) Australia 276/5
AB Agarkar 21-4-79-1 (2w) - Vulture Street End
AC Gilchrist 0* (3b) SM Katich 0* (6b)

  69.1 Khan to Gilchrist, OUT: plays at a good ball and gets a thick edge,
        well taken by Laxman moving to his right at second slip. An
        inspired spell of bowling by Zaheer

       Australia 276/6, Partnership of 1
       AC Gilchrist  c Laxman b Khan  0 (4b 0x4 0x6)
       SM Katich 0* (6b) Z Khan 18.1-2-62-4 (10nb)

  69.2 Khan to Bichel, FOUR, off the edge between 4th slip and gully
  69.3 Khan to Bichel, three runs, over pitched and smashed through the
        covers
  69.4 Khan to Katich, FOUR, goodball, edges along the ground between the
        slips
  69.5 Khan to Katich, legbye: one run, down leg side and off the pads
  69.6 Khan to Bichel, FOUR, short and on to the back foot, cut savagely
        to the backward point boundary

End of over 70 (16 runs) Australia 292/6
Z Khan 19-2-77-4 (10nb) - Stanley Street End
SM Katich 4* (8b 1x4) AJ Bichel 11* (3b 2x4)

  70.1 Agarkar to Katich, no run, good ball, defends and is taken on the
        gloves
  70.2 Agarkar to Katich, FOUR, short and guided over the slip cordon
  70.3 Agarkar to Katich, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Patel
  70.4 Agarkar to Katich, no run, flicked to short square leg on the
        bounce
  70.5 Agarkar to Katich, no run, leaves a ball alone outside off that
        goes very very close to off stump
  70.6 Agarkar to Katich, no run, driven to mid off

End of over 71 (4 runs) Australia 296/6
AB Agarkar 22-4-83-1 (2w) - Vulture Street End
AJ Bichel 11* (3b 2x4) SM Katich 8* (14b 2x4)

  71.1 Khan to Bichel, no run, comes forward defensively
  71.2 Khan to Bichel, no run, guides it to gully
  71.3 Khan to Bichel, no run, good rising ball, plays it off the back
        foot and into his foot
  71.4 Khan to Bichel, legbye: one run, pushed out square, Katich says yes
        and starts running, Bichel is late to respond and a direct hit
        would have seen him short, the throw however is woefull
  71.5 Khan to Katich, no run, cut to gully
  71.6 Khan to Katich, (noball) FOUR, genuine edge between keeper and 1st
        slip
  71.6 Khan to Katich, no run

End of over 72 (10 runs) Australia 302/6
Z Khan 20-2-82-4 (11nb) - Stanley Street End
AJ Bichel 11* (7b 2x4) SM Katich 12* (17b 3x4)

  72.1 Agarkar to Bichel, no run, plays and misses outside off
  72.2 Agarkar to Bichel, no run, defensive shot off the back foot
  72.3 Agarkar to Bichel, OUT: plays at a slightly wider one, no footwork
        and only manages to get a healthy edge into the safe midriff of
        Laxman at second slip

       Australia 302/7, Partnership of 26
       AJ Bichel  c Laxman b Agarkar  11 (10b 2x4 0x6)
       SM Katich 12* (17b 3x4) AB Agarkar 22.3-4-83-2 (2w)

  72.4 Agarkar to Gillespie, no run
  72.5 Agarkar to Gillespie, no run, plays and misses outside off
  72.6 Agarkar to Gillespie, no run, plays and misses outside off and
        through to Patel

End of over 73 (maiden) Australia 302/7
AB Agarkar 23-5-83-2 (2w) - Vulture Street End
SM Katich 12* (17b 3x4) JN Gillespie 0* (3b)

  73.1 Khan to Katich, no run, leaves a very quick ball alone outside off
  73.2 Khan to Katich, no run, down leg side and well taken by Patel
        diving to his right
  73.3 Khan to Katich, no run, leaves a very quick ball alone outside off
  73.4 Khan to Katich, no run, good ball takes him on the body
  73.5 Khan to Katich, FOUR, drives, thick edge between third slip and
        gully and down to the boundary
  73.6 Khan to Katich, no run, leaves a ball alone that comes back over
        off stump, Patel fumbles but no bye there

End of over 74 (4 runs) Australia 306/7
Z Khan 21-2-86-4 (11nb) - Stanley Street End
JN Gillespie 0* (3b) SM Katich 16* (23b 4x4)

  74.1 Agarkar to Gillespie, no run, plays a fairy shot outside off and
        does not make contact
  74.2 Agarkar to Gillespie, no run, defends out to point
  74.3 Agarkar to Gillespie, no run, defensive shot
  74.4 Agarkar to Gillespie, four runs, short ball and with no foot
        movement it is cet out forward of point, long chase and they run 4
  74.5 Agarkar to Gillespie, no run, left alone outside off
  74.6 Agarkar to Gillespie, no run

End of over 75 (4 runs) Australia 310/7
AB Agarkar 24-5-87-2 (2w) - Vulture Street End
SM Katich 16* (23b 4x4) JN Gillespie 4* (9b)

  75.1 Khan to Katich, no run, left alone outside off
  75.2 Khan to Katich, OUT: plays at another good short ball and gets a
        tiny edge through to Patel who makes no mistake, that is five
        wickets for Zaheer Khan

       Australia 310/8, Partnership of 8
       SM Katich  c Patel b Khan  16 (25b 4x4 0x6)
       JN Gillespie 4* (9b) Z Khan 21.2-2-86-5 (11nb)

  75.3 Khan to Bracken, three runs, flicked out mid wicket
  75.4 Khan to Gillespie, one run, down leg side and helped on its way
  75.5 Khan to Bracken, no run, driven back to the bowler
  75.6 Khan to Bracken, no run, left alone outside off

End of over 76 (4 runs) Australia 314/8
Z Khan 22-2-90-5 (11nb) - Stanley Street End
JN Gillespie 5* (10b) NW Bracken 3* (3b)

  76.1 Agarkar to Gillespie, three runs, RUN OUT cut out forward of point,
        a long chase for Harbhajan, Gillespie wants a fourth but Bracken
        is not interested and sends him back, perfect throw by Harbhajan
        back to Agarkar who removes the bails

       Australia 317/9, Partnership of 7
       JN Gillespie  run out (Harbhajan Singh)  8 (11b 0x4 0x6)

  76.2 Agarkar to Bracken, no run
  76.3 Agarkar to Bracken, no run
  76.4 Agarkar to Bracken, no run, plays and misses outside off
  76.5 Agarkar to Bracken, legbye: one run
  76.6 Agarkar to MacGill, no run, big swing and a miss outside off

End of over 77 (4 runs) Australia 318/9
AB Agarkar 25-5-90-2 (2w) - Vulture Street End
NW Bracken 3* (7b) SCG MacGill 0* (1b)

  77.1 Khan to Bracken, three runs, short and pulled over mid wicket
  77.2 Khan to MacGill, one run
  77.3 Khan to Bracken, (noball) no run, pushed out to point
  77.3 Khan to Bracken, no run, left alone outside off
  77.4 Khan to Bracken, no run
  77.5 Khan to Bracken, no run
  77.6 Khan to Bracken, no run, big appeal for leg before, not out

End of over 78 (5 runs) Australia 323/9
Z Khan 23-2-95-5 (12nb) - Stanley Street End
SCG MacGill 1* (2b) NW Bracken 6* (13b)

       Umpires have called play off for bad light
       That ladies and gentlemen is stumps here at the Brisbane Cricket
        Ground, a short but very profitable day for the Indian cricketers.
        Please join us at 9:30am local time tomorrow (2330 GMT) for day 3.
        Please forward any comments to comms@cricinfo.com

Match State: Delay - Day 3 - rain

       with the time for restart after the lunch break rain continues to
        fall and the surrounding landscape, usually visible, remains
        hidden by the low cloud cover
       rain clouds starting to lift and a little brightness starting to
        appear but no sign of ground staff as yet
       no visible surface water on the ground
       An inspection of the ground is currently being made by umpires and
        ground staff
       some covers have been removed but there could be further rain
        coming in
  78.1 Agarkar to MacGill, OUT: rising ball on off and cross bat swipe
        goes to short third man

       Australia 323/10, Partnership of 6
       SCG MacGill  c Chopra b Agarkar  1 (3b 0x4 0x6)
       NW Bracken 6* (13b) AB Agarkar 25.1-5-90-3 (2w)

   0.1 Gillespie to Chopra, no run, through to keeper outside off
   0.2 Gillespie to Chopra, no run, allowed to pass outside off
   0.3 Gillespie to Chopra, one run
   0.4 Gillespie to Sehwag, no run
   0.5 Gillespie to Sehwag, no run
   0.6 Gillespie to Sehwag, no run

End of over 1 (1 run) India 1/0 (trail by 322 runs)
JN Gillespie 1-0-1-0 - Stanley Street End
A Chopra 1* (3b) V Sehwag 0* (3b)

   1.1 Bracken to Chopra, no run, played forward and off edge towards
        square lehg
   1.2 Bracken to Chopra, no run, outside off and hit on top of leg
   1.3 Bracken to Chopra, no run, pushed away towards mid off
   1.4 Bracken to Chopra, no run, through to keeper down off
   1.5 Bracken to Chopra, three runs, on front foot and driven just
        forward of point
   1.6 Bracken to Sehwag, no run, played defensively

End of over 2 (3 runs) India 4/0 (trail by 319 runs)
NW Bracken 1-0-3-0 - Vulture Street End
A Chopra 4* (8b) V Sehwag 0* (4b)

   2.1 Gillespie to Chopra, no run, through to keeper
   2.2 Gillespie to Chopra, no run, played defensively and ball rolls
        backward of point
   2.3 Gillespie to Chopra, no run, allowed through to keeper
   2.4 Gillespie to Chopra, no run, outside oof and just past probing bat
   2.5 Gillespie to Chopra, no run, played defensively
   2.6 Gillespie to Chopra, no run, rising ball and pushed away to
        fieldsman just backward of point

End of over 3 (maiden) India 4/0 (trail by 319 runs)
JN Gillespie 2-1-1-0 - Stanley Street End
V Sehwag 0* (4b) A Chopra 4* (14b)

   3.1 Bracken to Sehwag, no run, pushed down towards short square leg
        fielder
   3.2 Bracken to Sehwag, no run, rising ball through to keeper outside
        off
   3.3 Bracken to Sehwag, no run, through to keeper down leg
   3.4 Bracken to Sehwag, no run
   3.5 Bracken to Sehwag, two runs, turned away to leg
   3.6 Bracken to Sehwag, no run

End of over 4 (2 runs) India 6/0 (trail by 317 runs)
NW Bracken 2-0-5-0 - Vulture Street End
A Chopra 4* (14b) V Sehwag 2* (10b)

   4.1 Gillespie to Chopra, no run, through to keeper down off
   4.2 Gillespie to Chopra, legbye: one run
   4.3 Gillespie to Sehwag, no run, through to keeper
   4.4 Gillespie to Sehwag, no run, through to keeper down off
   4.5 Gillespie to Sehwag, no run, played defensively toweards mid on
   4.6 Gillespie to Sehwag, no run, pushed out to mid on

End of over 5 (1 run, maiden) India 7/0 (trail by 316 runs)
JN Gillespie 3-2-1-0 - Stanley Street End
A Chopra 4* (16b) V Sehwag 2* (14b)

   5.1 Bracken to Chopra, no run, through to keeper
   5.2 Bracken to Chopra, one run, turned down to deep leg fielder
   5.3 Bracken to Sehwag, no run, through to keeper
   5.4 Bracken to Sehwag, three runs, flicked away wide of mid on
   5.5 Bracken to Chopra, no run
   5.6 Bracken to Chopra, no run

End of over 6 (4 runs) India 11/0 (trail by 312 runs)
NW Bracken 3-0-9-0 - Vulture Street End
V Sehwag 5* (16b) A Chopra 5* (20b)

   6.1 Gillespie to Sehwag, no run, turned away to short mid wicket
        fielder

Match State: Stumps - Day 3

       7:30am (2130 GMT) the day has dawned with far better prospects of
        play in Brisbane today, high broken cloud and the temperature a
        little on the cool side. Play is due to commence at 9.30am local
        (2330 GMT) and we will update you closer to that time
       9:15am local (2315 GMT) Good morning from the Brisbane Cricket
        Ground, weather conditions are looking good, wicket is marked and
        stumps are in and we are in for a start in 15 minutes
   6.2 Gillespie to Sehwag, no run, left alone and through to the keeper
   6.3 Gillespie to Sehwag, one run, pushed into the covers
   6.4 Gillespie to Chopra, no run, defensive shot
   6.5 Gillespie to Chopra, two runs, flicked out square of the wicket
   6.6 Gillespie to Chopra, no run, defensive shot

End of over 7 (3 runs) India 14/0 (trail by 309 runs)
JN Gillespie 4-2-4-0 - Stanley Street End
V Sehwag 6* (19b) A Chopra 7* (23b)

   7.1 Bracken to Sehwag, two runs, flicked out square of the wicket
   7.2 Bracken to Sehwag, two runs, chipped just over the head of mid on
   7.3 Bracken to Sehwag, one run, pushed into the covers for a quick
        single
   7.4 Bracken to Chopra, no run, defensive shot
   7.5 Bracken to Chopra, no run, defensive shot
   7.6 Bracken to Chopra, no run, left alone outside off

End of over 8 (5 runs) India 19/0 (trail by 304 runs)
NW Bracken 4-0-14-0 - Vulture Street End
V Sehwag 11* (22b) A Chopra 7* (26b)

       Bichel to bowl from the Stanley Street end
   8.1 Bichel to Sehwag, no run, pushed to mid off
   8.2 Bichel to Sehwag, three runs, driven through mid wicket in the air,
        a long chase for the fielder
   8.3 Bichel to Chopra, two runs, flicked out square of the wicket
   8.4 Bichel to Chopra, no run, driven to point where Katich fields
   8.5 Bichel to Chopra, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Gilchrist
   8.6 Bichel to Chopra, no run, forward defensive

End of over 9 (5 runs) India 24/0 (trail by 299 runs)
AJ Bichel 1-0-5-0 - Stanley Street End
V Sehwag 14* (24b) A Chopra 9* (30b)

   9.1 Bracken to Sehwag, two runs, driven to mid on, that ball swung a
        mile
   9.2 Bracken to Sehwag, no run, big drive, health edge and into the
        hands of Martyn at third slip just above his head, and then
        straight out again
   9.3 Bracken to Sehwag, no run, forward defensive
   9.4 Bracken to Sehwag, three runs, driven out forward of point, a long
        chase for the fielders
   9.5 Bracken to Chopra, wide: no run, well wide of off stump, Gilchrist
        takes it in front of 1st slip
   9.5 Bracken to Chopra, no run, defensive push out to point
   9.6 Bracken to Chopra, no run, defensive shot to a good ball

End of over 10 (6 runs) India 30/0 (trail by 293 runs)
NW Bracken 5-0-20-0 (1w) - Vulture Street End
V Sehwag 19* (28b) A Chopra 9* (32b)

  10.1 Bichel to Sehwag, no run, left alone outside off
  10.2 Bichel to Sehwag, FOUR, driven back past the bowler on the off
        side, excellent off drive
  10.3 Bichel to Sehwag, FOUR, down leg side and helped on its way to the
        backward square leg boundary, no fielders out covering that area
  10.4 Bichel to Sehwag, FOUR, over pitched on middle and leg and
        dispatched out to the long on boundary all along the ground
  10.5 Bichel to Sehwag, no run, driven to mid off
  10.6 Bichel to Sehwag, no run, very short ball, sways out of the way

End of over 11 (12 runs) India 42/0 (trail by 281 runs)
AJ Bichel 2-0-17-0 - Stanley Street End
A Chopra 9* (32b) V Sehwag 31* (34b 3x4)

  11.1 Bracken to Chopra, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Gilchrist
  11.2 Bracken to Chopra, no run, defensively played to gully
  11.3 Bracken to Chopra, no run, defensively played to gully
  11.4 Bracken to Chopra, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Gilchrist
  11.5 Bracken to Chopra, no run, inside edge to a defensive shot, ball
        goes to short third man
  11.6 Bracken to Chopra, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Gilchrist

End of over 12 (maiden) India 42/0 (trail by 281 runs)
NW Bracken 6-1-20-0 (1w) - Vulture Street End
V Sehwag 31* (34b 3x4) A Chopra 9* (38b)

  12.1 Bichel to Sehwag, legbye: one run, on leg stump, tries to flick it
        out square but is taken on the pads and the ball goes out square
  12.2 Bichel to Chopra, no run, pushed to Gillespie at mid off
  12.3 Bichel to Chopra, no run, down leg side and well taken by Gilchrist
        moving to his left
  12.4 Bichel to Chopra, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Gilchrist
  12.5 Bichel to Chopra, no run, forward defensive
  12.6 Bichel to Chopra, no run, defensive shot off the back foot to point

End of over 13 (1 run, maiden) India 43/0 (trail by 280 runs)
AJ Bichel 3-1-17-0 - Stanley Street End
V Sehwag 31* (35b 3x4) A Chopra 9* (43b)

  13.1 Bracken to Sehwag, no run, driven bak to the bowler
  13.2 Bracken to Sehwag, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Gilchrist
  13.3 Bracken to Sehwag, no run, wider ball, has a think about it and
        then decides to let it go through to Gilchrist
  13.4 Bracken to Sehwag, one run, pushed out square, Gillespie runs
        across and throws in the same action and hits the stumps, Chopra
        well home
  13.5 Bracken to Chopra, no run, forward defensive
  13.6 Bracken to Chopra, no run, pushed just forward of the wicket on the
        on side, Gillespie comes in to field and there is no run

End of over 14 (1 run) India 44/0 (trail by 279 runs)
NW Bracken 7-1-21-0 (1w) - Vulture Street End
V Sehwag 32* (39b 3x4) A Chopra 9* (45b)

  14.1 Bichel to Sehwag, no run, driven to mid on, Waugh fields
  14.2 Bichel to Sehwag, three runs, driven off the back foot past the
        bowler on the on side, a long chase for Waugh
  14.3 Bichel to Chopra, one run, defensive shot off the back foot, the
        ball rolls out ackward of point, fielders a bit slow and Sehwag
        scampers through
  14.4 Bichel to Sehwag, FOUR, wide and slashed backward of point
  14.5 Bichel to Sehwag, no run, driven back to the fielder
  14.6 Bichel to Sehwag, FOUR, short and wide, edged intentionally over
        gully

End of over 15 (12 runs) India 56/0 (trail by 267 runs)
AJ Bichel 4-1-29-0 - Stanley Street End
A Chopra 10* (46b) V Sehwag 43* (44b 5x4)

  15.1 Bracken to Chopra, no run, left alone outside off
  15.2 Bracken to Chopra, no run, left alone outside off
  15.3 Bracken to Chopra, no run, left alone down leg side
  15.4 Bracken to Chopra, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Gilchrist
  15.5 Bracken to Chopra, one run, pushed to mid off for a ver quick
        single, very good running by these two
  15.6 Bracken to Sehwag, no run, forward defensive

End of over 16 (1 run) India 57/0 (trail by 266 runs)
NW Bracken 8-1-22-0 (1w) - Vulture Street End
A Chopra 11* (51b) V Sehwag 43* (45b 5x4)

       Gillespie to resume now from the Stanley Street end
  16.1 Gillespie to Chopra, no run, defensive shot off the back foot, the
        ball rolls back close to leg stump
  16.2 Gillespie to Chopra, no run, ducks under a short one and through to
        Gilchrist
  16.3 Gillespie to Chopra, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Gilchrist
  16.4 Gillespie to Chopra, no run, driven back to the bowler
  16.5 Gillespie to Chopra, no run, ducks under a short one and through to
        Gilchrist
  16.6 Gillespie to Chopra, no run, plays defensively to Waugh in the
        gully

End of over 17 (maiden) India 57/0 (trail by 266 runs)
JN Gillespie 5-3-4-0 - Stanley Street End
V Sehwag 43* (45b 5x4) A Chopra 11* (57b)

  17.1 Bracken to Sehwag, legbye: one run, off the pads down leg
  17.2 Bracken to Chopra, no run, very quich ball and rising, just down
        leg and batsman has no problem
  17.3 Bracken to Chopra, one run, pushed out into the covers for another
        well run quick single
  17.4 Bracken to Sehwag, no run, down leg side and no contact made, well
        stopped by Gilchrist diving to his left
  17.5 Bracken to Sehwag, one run, pushed out to point, no run in it,
        Waugh throws a stupid back flick pass to the gully fielder running
        across who has by now ducked, ball is lying there and the batsmen
        scamper through
  17.6 Bracken to Chopra, no run, forward defensive

End of over 18 (3 runs) India 60/0 (trail by 263 runs)
NW Bracken 9-1-24-0 (1w) - Vulture Street End
V Sehwag 44* (48b 5x4) A Chopra 12* (60b)

  18.1 Gillespie to Sehwag, one run, short ball and cut out to point off
        the back foot
  18.2 Gillespie to Chopra, no run, pushed to mid on
  18.3 Gillespie to Chopra, no run, left alone outside off
  18.4 Gillespie to Chopra, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Gilchrist
  18.5 Gillespie to Chopra, no run, defensive shot off the back foot
  18.6 Gillespie to Chopra, no run, drives at a ball outsside off, struck
        on the pads, big appeal, Bucknor thinks about it and says not out

End of over 19 (1 run) India 61/0 (trail by 262 runs)
JN Gillespie 6-3-5-0 - Stanley Street End
V Sehwag 45* (49b 5x4) A Chopra 12* (65b)

  19.1 Bracken to Sehwag, no run, struck on the pads down leg
  19.2 Bracken to Sehwag, OUT: prods forward tentatively and gets a
        healthy edge to Hayden at first slip who comfortabley holds on to
        his 50th catch in test matches

       India 61/1, Partnership of 61
       V Sehwag  c Hayden b Bracken  45 (51b 5x4 0x6)
       A Chopra 12* (65b) NW Bracken 9.2-1-24-1 (1w)

  19.3 Bracken to Dravid, no run, plays at a ball outside off and is
        struck on the pads, big appeal, not out
  19.4 Bracken to Dravid, one run, pushed out square of the wicket on the
        leg side
  19.5 Bracken to Chopra, no run, forward defensive
  19.6 Bracken to Chopra, no run, forward defensive

End of over 20 (1 run) India 62/1 (trail by 261 runs)
NW Bracken 10-1-25-1 (1w) - Vulture Street End
R Dravid 1* (2b) A Chopra 12* (67b)

  20.1 Gillespie to Dravid, no run, leaves a rising delivery alone outside
        off
  20.2 Gillespie to Dravid, no run, this one a little fuller outside off,
        but choses to leave it alone
  20.3 Gillespie to Dravid, no run, driven to mid off
  20.4 Gillespie to Dravid, no run, left alone outside off
  20.5 Gillespie to Dravid, no run, drives along the ground to Waugh at
        the wider of the two gullies
  20.6 Gillespie to Dravid, no run, withdraws inside the line of a good
        short ball and through to Gilchrist

End of over 21 (maiden) India 62/1 (trail by 261 runs)
JN Gillespie 7-4-5-0 - Stanley Street End
A Chopra 12* (67b) R Dravid 1* (8b)

  21.1 Bracken to Chopra, no run, defensive shot to short square
  21.2 Bracken to Chopra, no run, pushed to short cover, thinks about a
        run but decides against
  21.3 Bracken to Chopra, no run, flicked straight into the legs of Katich
        under the helmet on the full, did not get his hands on it
  21.4 Bracken to Chopra, no run, left alone outside off
  21.5 Bracken to Chopra, no run, forward defensive
  21.6 Bracken to Chopra, no run, forward defensive

End of over 22 (maiden) India 62/1 (trail by 261 runs)
NW Bracken 11-2-25-1 (1w) - Vulture Street End
R Dravid 1* (8b) A Chopra 12* (73b)

  22.1 Gillespie to Dravid, no run, leaves a rising ball alone well wide
        off off
  22.2 Gillespie to Dravid, no run, leaves a rising ball alone, again well
        wide of off
  22.3 Gillespie to Dravid, OUT: comes forward, no foot movement and edges
        low to Hayden at first slip who takes it just inches off the
        ground

       India 62/2, Partnership of 1
       R Dravid  c Hayden b Gillespie  1 (11b 0x4 0x6)
       A Chopra 12* (73b) JN Gillespie 7.3-4-5-1

Match State: Drinks

  22.4 Gillespie to Tendulkar, no run, leaves a ball well wide of off
        stump
  22.5 Gillespie to Tendulkar, no run, plays and misses outside off and
        the ball goes through to Gilchrist
  22.6 Gillespie to Tendulkar, OUT: leaves a ball alone going well over
        the stumps, bowler is the only one to appeal and surprisingly to
        all the umpire raises his finger, not a good decision

       India 62/3, Partnership of 0
       SR Tendulkar  lbw b Gillespie  0 (3b 0x4 0x6)

End of over 23 (maiden) India 62/3 (trail by 261 runs)
JN Gillespie 8-5-5-2 - Stanley Street End
A Chopra 12* (73b) 

  23.1 Bracken to Chopra, no run, forward defensive
  23.2 Bracken to Chopra, no run, leaves a good short rising delivery down
        leg
  23.3 Bracken to Chopra, one run, pushed out backward of square
  23.4 Bracken to Ganguly, no run, plays and misses outside off, no
        footwork there
  23.5 Bracken to Ganguly, no run, played to gully
  23.6 Bracken to Ganguly, three runs, genuine edge between thrid slip and
        gully and down to third man

End of over 24 (4 runs) India 66/3 (trail by 257 runs)
NW Bracken 12-2-29-1 (1w) - Vulture Street End
SC Ganguly 3* (3b) A Chopra 13* (76b)

  24.1 Gillespie to Ganguly, no run, plays and misses outside off
  24.2 Gillespie to Ganguly, no run, driven to mid off
  24.3 Gillespie to Ganguly, no run, ducks under a short one
  24.4 Gillespie to Ganguly, one run, pushed out forward of the wicket on
        the on side, Katich runs from short square to field as he is the
        only leg side fielder
  24.5 Gillespie to Chopra, no run, left alone outside off
  24.6 Gillespie to Chopra, no run, plays defensively

End of over 25 (1 run) India 67/3 (trail by 256 runs)
JN Gillespie 9-5-6-2 - Stanley Street End
SC Ganguly 4* (7b) A Chopra 13* (78b)

  25.1 Bracken to Ganguly, no run, leaves alone outside off
  25.2 Bracken to Ganguly, two runs, no foot movement again, pushes the
        ball wide of his body out forward of point
  25.3 Bracken to Ganguly, no run, left alone outside off
  25.4 Bracken to Ganguly, two runs, driven past mid off, a long chase for
        MacGill
  25.5 Bracken to Ganguly, no run, ducks under a short one and through to
        Gilchrist
  25.6 Bracken to Ganguly, no run, left alone outside off

End of over 26 (4 runs) India 71/3 (trail by 252 runs)
NW Bracken 13-2-33-1 (1w) - Vulture Street End
A Chopra 13* (78b) SC Ganguly 8* (13b)

  26.1 Gillespie to Chopra, one run, flicked off the pads to fine leg
  26.2 Gillespie to Ganguly, FOUR, overpitched outside off and driven
        handsomely through mid off
  26.3 Gillespie to Ganguly, no run, leave a ball alone going across him
        to the off side
  26.4 Gillespie to Ganguly, no run, leave a ball alone going across him
        to the off side again
  26.5 Gillespie to Ganguly, no run, leave a ball alone going across him
        to the off side again
  26.6 Gillespie to Ganguly, no run, leave a ball alone going across him
        to the off side again, all those balls pitched on the same spot
        and with the same result

End of over 27 (5 runs) India 76/3 (trail by 247 runs)
JN Gillespie 10-5-11-2 - Stanley Street End
A Chopra 14* (79b) SC Ganguly 12* (18b 1x4)

       Bichel now to bowl from the Vulture Street end
  27.1 Bichel to Chopra, no run, pushed to Katich at short leg on the
        bounce
  27.2 Bichel to Chopra, no run, pushed to MacGill at mid on
  27.3 Bichel to Chopra, no run, digs out a yorker length ball
  27.4 Bichel to Chopra, no run, forward defensive
  27.5 Bichel to Chopra, no run, forward defensive
  27.6 Bichel to Chopra, no run, left alone outside off

End of over 28 (maiden) India 76/3 (trail by 247 runs)
AJ Bichel 5-2-29-0 - Vulture Street End
SC Ganguly 12* (18b 1x4) A Chopra 14* (85b)

  28.1 Gillespie to Ganguly, FOUR, driven out through the covers
  28.2 Gillespie to Ganguly, no run, forward defensive
  28.3 Gillespie to Ganguly, no run, short and well over the batsman's
        head as it sails through to Gilchrist
  28.4 Gillespie to Ganguly, no run, big swing and a miss to a wide ball
        outside off
  28.5 Gillespie to Ganguly, no run, leaves a very wide ball alone outside
        off
  28.6 Gillespie to Ganguly, no run, forward defensive

End of over 29 (4 runs) India 80/3 (trail by 243 runs)
JN Gillespie 11-5-15-2 - Stanley Street End
A Chopra 14* (85b) SC Ganguly 16* (24b 2x4)

  29.1 Bichel to Chopra, no run, forward defensive
  29.2 Bichel to Chopra, FOUR, good ball that climbs on him and gets the
        shoulder of the bat over third slip
  29.3 Bichel to Chopra, no run, defensively to mid wicket
  29.4 Bichel to Chopra, two runs, flicked out square just forward of the
        wicket
  29.5 Bichel to Chopra, no run, leaves a ball alone outside off
  29.6 Bichel to Chopra, no run, forward defensive

End of over 30 (6 runs) India 86/3 (trail by 237 runs)
AJ Bichel 6-2-35-0 - Vulture Street End
SC Ganguly 16* (24b 2x4) A Chopra 20* (91b 1x4)

  30.1 Gillespie to Ganguly, FOUR, cut over the head of point and out to
        the boundary
  30.2 Gillespie to Ganguly, one run, flicked down to Bracken at third man
  30.3 Gillespie to Chopra, no run, forward defensive
  30.4 Gillespie to Chopra, legbye: one run, down leg side and off the
        pads to fine leg
  30.5 Gillespie to Ganguly, no run, leaves it alone outside off
  30.6 Gillespie to Ganguly, no run, leaves it alone outside off and
        through to Gilchrist

End of over 31 (6 runs) India 92/3 (trail by 231 runs)
JN Gillespie 12-5-20-2 - Stanley Street End
A Chopra 20* (93b 1x4) SC Ganguly 21* (28b 3x4)

  31.1 Bichel to Chopra, no run, pushed defensively out to point
  31.2 Bichel to Chopra, no run, off the back foot and pushes it to
        Bracken at mid off
  31.3 Bichel to Chopra, one run, driven back past the bowler on the on
        side, MacGill runs around from mid on to field
  31.4 Bichel to Ganguly, no run, pushed out to point
  31.5 Bichel to Ganguly, no run, pushed out to point
  31.6 Bichel to Ganguly, no run, left alone outside off

End of over 32 (1 run) India 93/3 (trail by 230 runs)
AJ Bichel 7-2-36-0 - Vulture Street End
A Chopra 21* (96b 1x4) SC Ganguly 21* (31b 3x4)

       MacGill to take up the attack from the Stanley Street end
  32.1 MacGill to Chopra, no run, pushed down leg to short fine leg
  32.2 MacGill to Chopra, no run, driven back to the bowler on the bounce
  32.3 MacGill to Chopra, no run, forward defensive
  32.4 MacGill to Chopra, no run, forward defensive
  32.5 MacGill to Chopra, no run, forward defensive pushes to mid wicket,
        thinks about a run
  32.6 MacGill to Chopra, two runs, sweeps to fine leg, Bracken is not the
        quickest of the fielders and they take on his arm and get back
        comfortabley

End of over 33 (2 runs) India 95/3 (trail by 228 runs)
SCG MacGill 1-0-2-0 - Stanley Street End
SC Ganguly 21* (31b 3x4) A Chopra 23* (102b 1x4)

  33.1 Bichel to Ganguly, no run, driven to extra cover wher MacGill dives
        and saves four certain runs
  33.2 Bichel to Ganguly, (noball) no run, pushed to mid wicket
  33.2 Bichel to Ganguly, no run, leaves it alone outside off and through
        to Gilchrist
  33.3 Bichel to Ganguly, FOUR, short and outside off, slashed ever so
        close to the hands of Martyn at third slip and down to the third
        man boundary
  33.4 Bichel to Ganguly, no run, drives and gets a bottom edge out to
        cover
  33.5 Bichel to Ganguly, no run, defensive shot off the back foot
  33.6 Bichel to Ganguly, (noball) FOUR, driven handsomely through mid off
        all the way along the ground
  33.6 Bichel to Ganguly, no run, left alone ouside off

End of over 34 (10 runs) India 105/3 (trail by 218 runs)
AJ Bichel 8-2-46-0 (2nb) - Vulture Street End
A Chopra 23* (102b 1x4) SC Ganguly 29* (39b 5x4)

  34.1 MacGill to Chopra, no run, forward defensive
  34.2 MacGill to Chopra, FOUR, comes down and meets it on the full and
        drives it back on the on side
  34.3 MacGill to Chopra, no run, forward defensive
  34.4 MacGill to Chopra, no run, forward defensive, has to have a second
        go at it to protect the stumps
  34.5 MacGill to Chopra, no run, forward defensive
  34.6 MacGill to Chopra, no run, plays forward and hit off the middle of
        the bat to the hands of Katich at short square, surprisingly not
        out says the umpire

End of over 35 (4 runs) India 109/3 (trail by 214 runs)
SCG MacGill 2-0-6-0 - Stanley Street End
SC Ganguly 29* (39b 5x4) A Chopra 27* (108b 2x4)

  35.1 Bichel to Ganguly, no run, left alone outside off
  35.2 Bichel to Ganguly, no run, left alone outside off
  35.3 Bichel to Ganguly, no run, played on the bounce to gully
  35.4 Bichel to Ganguly, no run, on drives, MacGill quickly across from
        mid on stops any thought of a run
  35.5 Bichel to Ganguly, no run, ducks into a not so short one and is
        taken on the right buttock
  35.6 Bichel to Ganguly, no run, forward defensive

End of over 36 (maiden) India 109/3 (trail by 214 runs)
AJ Bichel 9-3-46-0 (2nb) - Vulture Street End
A Chopra 27* (108b 2x4) SC Ganguly 29* (45b 5x4)

  36.1 MacGill to Chopra, no run, left alone, well wide of off stump and
        spinning away
  36.2 MacGill to Chopra, one run, sweeps and does not time it well aand
        it rolls out on the leg side
  36.3 MacGill to Ganguly, no run, cuts at a wide one and does not connect
  36.4 MacGill to Ganguly, one run, flicks a leg side ball down to fine
        leg
  36.5 MacGill to Chopra, no run, pads a leg side ball out to mid wicket
  36.6 MacGill to Chopra, no run, forward defensive

End of over 37 (2 runs) India 111/3 (trail by 212 runs)
SCG MacGill 3-0-8-0 - Stanley Street End
SC Ganguly 30* (47b 5x4) A Chopra 28* (112b 2x4)

  37.1 Bichel to Ganguly, no run, driven first bounce to Waugh at short
        cover
  37.2 Bichel to Ganguly, no run, inside edge, just over the top of leg
        stump
  37.3 Bichel to Ganguly, no run, plays out to point
  37.4 Bichel to Ganguly, no run, left alone well wide of off stump and
        through to Gilchrist
  37.5 Bichel to Ganguly, no run, left alone well wide of off stump and
        through to Gilchrist
  37.6 Bichel to Ganguly, three runs, short and a cross batted pull out
        over mid wicket, that brings up the 50 partnership

End of over 38 (3 runs) India 114/3 (trail by 209 runs)
AJ Bichel 10-3-49-0 (2nb) - Vulture Street End
SC Ganguly 33* (53b 5x4) A Chopra 28* (112b 2x4)

  38.1 MacGill to Ganguly, one run, turned off the hips backward of square
  38.2 MacGill to Chopra, two runs, driven through extra cover
  38.3 MacGill to Chopra, no run, forward defensive
  38.4 MacGill to Chopra, no run, driven out to cover point
  38.5 MacGill to Chopra, no run, forward defensive
  38.6 MacGill to Chopra, legbye: one run, pushed out square of the wicket
        on the leg side

End of over 39 (4 runs) India 118/3 (trail by 205 runs)
SCG MacGill 4-0-11-0 - Stanley Street End
A Chopra 30* (117b 2x4) SC Ganguly 34* (54b 5x4)

       Steve Waugh to bowl
  39.1 Waugh to Chopra, no run, pushed out into the covers
  39.2 Waugh to Chopra, no run, played out to mid wicket
  39.3 Waugh to Chopra, no run, pushed out into the covers
  39.4 Waugh to Chopra, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Gilchrist
  39.5 Waugh to Chopra, no run, ducks under a chort one as it sails
        through to Gilchrist
  39.6 Waugh to Chopra, no run, played to gully

End of over 40 (maiden) India 118/3 (trail by 205 runs)
SR Waugh 1-1-0-0 - Vulture Street End
SC Ganguly 34* (54b 5x4) A Chopra 30* (123b 2x4)

  40.1 MacGill to Ganguly, no run, driven to mid wicket
  40.2 MacGill to Ganguly, one run, pushed out just forward of point
  40.3 MacGill to Chopra, no run, driven to Gillespie at mid on
  40.4 MacGill to Chopra, three runs, overpitched and hammered out through
        the covers
  40.5 MacGill to Ganguly, one run, guided wide of slip to third man
  40.6 MacGill to Chopra, no run, forward defensive and there is time for
        one more over before lunch

End of over 41 (5 runs) India 123/3 (trail by 200 runs)
SCG MacGill 5-0-16-0 - Stanley Street End
SC Ganguly 36* (57b 5x4) A Chopra 33* (126b 2x4)

  41.1 Waugh to Ganguly, one run, short and swatted to Gillespie at wide
        fine leg
  41.2 Waugh to Chopra, no run, very short and miles over the batsman's
        head
  41.3 Waugh to Chopra, no run, short and wide down the off side, batsman
        has nothing to do with it
  41.4 Waugh to Chopra, no run, short again, this time down the leg side
  41.5 Waugh to Chopra, two runs, pitched up on leg and flicked out square
  41.6 Waugh to Chopra, one run, pitched up down leg side and flicked down
        to fine leg and that is lunch on day 4. We hope you are enjoying
        the commentary and please join us again at 12:40pm (0240 GMT) for
        the post lunch session.

End of over 42 (4 runs) India 127/3 (trail by 196 runs)
SR Waugh 2-1-4-0 - Vulture Street End
A Chopra 36* (131b 2x4) SC Ganguly 37* (58b 5x4)

Match State: Lunch - Day 4

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       Welcome back to the post lunch session, Gillespie to bowl from the
        Stanley Street End
  42.1 Gillespie to Chopra, no run, forward defensive
  42.2 Gillespie to Chopra, no run, driven to mid off
  42.3 Gillespie to Chopra, no run, pushed out to mid on, a thought of a
        single but wisely vote against it
  42.4 Gillespie to Chopra, OUT: drives at a wide one to the safe hands of
        Hayden at first slip

       India 127/4, Partnership of 65
       A Chopra  c Hayden b Gillespie  36 (135b 2x4 0x6)
       SC Ganguly 37* (58b 5x4) JN Gillespie 12.4-5-20-3

  42.5 Gillespie to Laxman, no run, forward defensive
  42.6 Gillespie to Laxman, no run, goes back to a short ball and plays
        defensively

End of over 43 (maiden) India 127/4 (trail by 196 runs)
JN Gillespie 13-6-20-3 - Stanley Street End
SC Ganguly 37* (58b 5x4) VVS Laxman 0* (2b)

       Bracken to bowl from the Vulture Street end
  43.1 Bracken to Ganguly, no run, pushed out into the covers
  43.2 Bracken to Ganguly, no run, pushed out to point
  43.3 Bracken to Ganguly, three runs, flicked out forward of the wicket
        and a long chase for mid on
  43.4 Bracken to Laxman, no run, pushed out to square leg
  43.5 Bracken to Laxman, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Gilchrist
  43.6 Bracken to Laxman, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Gilchrist

End of over 44 (3 runs) India 130/4 (trail by 193 runs)
NW Bracken 14-2-36-1 (1w) - Vulture Street End
SC Ganguly 40* (61b 5x4) VVS Laxman 0* (5b)

  44.1 Gillespie to Ganguly, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Gilchrist
  44.2 Gillespie to Ganguly, three runs, overpitched outide off and
        hammered to the longest boundary on the ground through covers,
        ball pulls up just inside the rope
  44.3 Gillespie to Laxman, no run, forward defensive
  44.4 Gillespie to Laxman, one run, flicked off the pads to Bracken at
        fine leg
  44.5 Gillespie to Ganguly, no run, forward defensive
  44.6 Gillespie to Ganguly, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Gilchrist

End of over 45 (4 runs) India 134/4 (trail by 189 runs)
JN Gillespie 14-6-24-3 - Stanley Street End
VVS Laxman 1* (7b) SC Ganguly 43* (65b 5x4)

  45.1 Bracken to Laxman, no run, defensive shot, stands very tall
  45.2 Bracken to Laxman, no run, left alone outside off
  45.3 Bracken to Laxman, one run, flicked off the pads down to Gillespie
        at fine leg
  45.4 Bracken to Ganguly, no run, forward defensive, pushed to mid off
  45.5 Bracken to Ganguly, no run, down leg side, no contact made and
        through to Gilchrist
  45.6 Bracken to Ganguly, no run, defensively played back to the bowler

End of over 46 (1 run) India 135/4 (trail by 188 runs)
NW Bracken 15-2-37-1 (1w) - Vulture Street End
VVS Laxman 2* (10b) SC Ganguly 43* (68b 5x4)

  46.1 Gillespie to Laxman, no run, left alone well wide of off stump
  46.2 Gillespie to Laxman, no run, short and angling down leg, batsman
        ducks under it
  46.3 Gillespie to Laxman, no run, played defensively off the back foot
        pushing it out to cover
  46.4 Gillespie to Laxman, FOUR, down leg side and helped on its way to
        the fine leg boundary for the first boundary in 12 overs
  46.5 Gillespie to Laxman, no run, left alone outside off
  46.6 Gillespie to Laxman, no run, played defensively to point

End of over 47 (4 runs) India 139/4 (trail by 184 runs)
JN Gillespie 15-6-28-3 - Stanley Street End
SC Ganguly 43* (68b 5x4) VVS Laxman 6* (16b 1x4)

  47.1 Bracken to Ganguly, no run, forward defensive
  47.2 Bracken to Ganguly, two runs, short and down leg side, flat batted
        out to mid wicket
  47.3 Bracken to Ganguly, no run, left alone outside off
  47.4 Bracken to Ganguly, no run
  47.5 Bracken to Ganguly, FOUR, short again and almostan identical shot
        as two balls earlier, this time hit a little harder
  47.6 Bracken to Ganguly, FOUR, overpitched outside off and hammered to
        the mid off boundary to bring up the half century

End of over 48 (10 runs) India 149/4 (trail by 174 runs)
NW Bracken 16-2-47-1 (1w) - Vulture Street End
VVS Laxman 6* (16b 1x4) SC Ganguly 53* (74b 7x4)

  48.1 Gillespie to Laxman, no run, left alone outside off
  48.2 Gillespie to Laxman, no run, forward defensive
  48.3 Gillespie to Laxman, no run, forward defensive
  48.4 Gillespie to Laxman, no run, played defensively to point
  48.5 Gillespie to Laxman, no run, short und ducks well under it
  48.6 Gillespie to Laxman, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Gilchrist

End of over 49 (maiden) India 149/4 (trail by 174 runs)
JN Gillespie 16-7-28-3 - Stanley Street End
SC Ganguly 53* (74b 7x4) VVS Laxman 6* (22b 1x4)

  49.1 Bracken to Ganguly, no run, left alone outside off
  49.2 Bracken to Ganguly, no run, left alone outside off
  49.3 Bracken to Ganguly, no run, left alone outside off
  49.4 Bracken to Ganguly, no run, left alone outside off
  49.5 Bracken to Ganguly, no run, cut to Katich at point on the first
        bounce
  49.6 Bracken to Ganguly, no run, left alone outside off

End of over 50 (maiden) India 149/4 (trail by 174 runs)
NW Bracken 17-3-47-1 (1w) - Vulture Street End
VVS Laxman 6* (22b 1x4) SC Ganguly 53* (80b 7x4)

  50.1 Gillespie to Laxman, no run, forward defensive
  50.2 Gillespie to Laxman, no run, left alone outside off
  50.3 Gillespie to Laxman, one run, pushed out to mid wicket
  50.4 Gillespie to Ganguly, no run, forward, inside edge onto back leg
        and the ball rolls oh so close to the stumps, keeps it out with
        his foot
  50.5 Gillespie to Ganguly, no run, flicked out to mid wicket
  50.6 Gillespie to Ganguly, no run, left alone outside off

End of over 51 (1 run) India 150/4 (trail by 173 runs)
JN Gillespie 17-7-29-3 - Stanley Street End
VVS Laxman 7* (25b 1x4) SC Ganguly 53* (83b 7x4)

  51.1 Bracken to Laxman, no run
  51.2 Bracken to Laxman, two runs, flicked out to mid wicket
  51.3 Bracken to Laxman, two runs, ;turned backward of square and a long
        chase for fine leg
  51.4 Bracken to Laxman, no run, driven back to the bowler
  51.5 Bracken to Laxman, no run, forward defensive
  51.6 Bracken to Laxman, no run, forward defensive

End of over 52 (4 runs) India 154/4 (trail by 169 runs)
NW Bracken 18-3-51-1 (1w) - Vulture Street End
SC Ganguly 53* (83b 7x4) VVS Laxman 11* (31b 1x4)

  52.1 Gillespie to Ganguly, one run, off drives just past the bowler
  52.2 Gillespie to Laxman, no run, drives to mid off
  52.3 Gillespie to Laxman, no run, driven back to the bowler
  52.4 Gillespie to Laxman, no run, left alone well wide of off stump and
        through to Gilchrist
  52.5 Gillespie to Laxman, no run, ducks under a short one and through to
        Gilchrist
  52.6 Gillespie to Laxman, one run, turned neatly off the pads to Bracken
        at fine leg

End of over 53 (2 runs) India 156/4 (trail by 167 runs)
JN Gillespie 18-7-31-3 - Stanley Street End
VVS Laxman 12* (36b 1x4) SC Ganguly 54* (84b 7x4)

       Bichel to bowl from the Vulture Street end
  53.1 Bichel to Laxman, no run, forward defensive
  53.2 Bichel to Laxman, two runs, good off drive back past the bowler,
        some shoddy running by Ganguly, Laxman was half way back for an
        easy third to find Ganguly resting on his bat
  53.3 Bichel to Laxman, FOUR, short and pulled out to the square leg
        boundary
  53.4 Bichel to Laxman, no run, driven back to the bowler
  53.5 Bichel to Laxman, FOUR, overpitched and driven through mid off
  53.6 Bichel to Laxman, no run, cut on the bounce out to point

End of over 54 (10 runs) India 166/4 (trail by 157 runs)
AJ Bichel 11-3-59-0 (2nb) - Vulture Street End
SC Ganguly 54* (84b 7x4) VVS Laxman 22* (42b 3x4)

       MacGill now to bowl from the Stanley Street end
  54.1 MacGill to Ganguly, no run, driven to mid off
  54.2 MacGill to Ganguly, no run, forward defensive
  54.3 MacGill to Ganguly, no run, back and cut straight to point
  54.4 MacGill to Ganguly, no run, forward defensive
  54.5 MacGill to Ganguly, one run, pitched up on leg and driven to long
        on
  54.6 MacGill to Laxman, no run, forward defensive

End of over 55 (1 run) India 167/4 (trail by 156 runs)
SCG MacGill 6-0-17-0 - Stanley Street End
SC Ganguly 55* (89b 7x4) VVS Laxman 22* (43b 3x4)

  55.1 Bichel to Ganguly, two runs, driven to long on
  55.2 Bichel to Ganguly, FOUR, short and guided between slip and gullyand
        down to the third man fence
  55.3 Bichel to Ganguly, no run, pushes forward defensively
  55.4 Bichel to Ganguly, FOUR, short outside off, real garbage ball gets
        what it deserves, straight out to the cover point boundary to
        bring up the 50 partnership
  55.5 Bichel to Ganguly, FOUR, pitched up on middle and leg and on
        driven, that is Ganguly's highest score v Australia
  55.6 Bichel to Ganguly, no run, driven to mid off and that is drinks

End of over 56 (14 runs) India 181/4 (trail by 142 runs)
AJ Bichel 12-3-73-0 (2nb) - Vulture Street End
VVS Laxman 22* (43b 3x4) SC Ganguly 69* (95b 10x4)

Match State: Drinks

  56.1 MacGill to Laxman, one run, fulltoss hit out to mid on
  56.2 MacGill to Ganguly, no run, driven to mid on
  56.3 MacGill to Ganguly, no run, pushed to short mid off
  56.4 MacGill to Ganguly, one run, down leg and swept to fine leg where
        Bracken fields
  56.5 MacGill to Laxman, no run, driven to mid off
  56.6 MacGill to Laxman, no run, forward defensive

End of over 57 (2 runs) India 183/4 (trail by 140 runs)
SCG MacGill 7-0-19-0 - Stanley Street End
SC Ganguly 70* (98b 10x4) VVS Laxman 23* (46b 3x4)

  57.1 Bichel to Ganguly, one run, driven to mid off where Bracken
        misfields
  57.2 Bichel to Laxman, no run, driven back to the bowler
  57.3 Bichel to Laxman, no run, yorker length on leg stump and dug out
  57.4 Bichel to Laxman, no run, driven to mid on
  57.5 Bichel to Laxman, two runs, overpitched on leg and flicked out
        forward of the wicket
  57.6 Bichel to Laxman, FOUR, this time short and down leg and pulled out
        to the square leg boundary

End of over 58 (7 runs) India 190/4 (trail by 133 runs)
AJ Bichel 13-3-80-0 (2nb) - Vulture Street End
SC Ganguly 71* (99b 10x4) VVS Laxman 29* (51b 4x4)

  58.1 MacGill to Ganguly, no run, driven to mid off
  58.2 MacGill to Ganguly, two runs, swept down to Bracken at fine leg
  58.3 MacGill to Ganguly, no run, forward defensive
  58.4 MacGill to Ganguly, two runs, pitched up and nicely driven out to
        the extra cover boundary
  58.5 MacGill to Ganguly, two runs
  58.6 MacGill to Ganguly, one run, cut out to point

End of over 59 (7 runs) India 197/4 (trail by 126 runs)
SCG MacGill 8-0-26-0 - Stanley Street End
SC Ganguly 78* (105b 10x4) VVS Laxman 29* (51b 4x4)

  59.1 Bichel to Ganguly, no run
  59.2 Bichel to Ganguly, one run
  59.3 Bichel to Laxman, FOUR
  59.4 Bichel to Laxman, no run
  59.5 Bichel to Laxman, two runs, short ball stands tall and drives it
        back passed the bowler to bring up 3000 Test match runs for Laxman
  59.6 Bichel to Laxman, no run

End of over 60 (7 runs) India 204/4 (trail by 119 runs)
AJ Bichel 14-3-87-0 (2nb) - Vulture Street End
SC Ganguly 79* (107b 10x4) VVS Laxman 35* (55b 5x4)

  60.1 MacGill to Ganguly, no run
  60.2 MacGill to Ganguly, one run
  60.3 MacGill to Laxman, no run
  60.4 MacGill to Laxman, no run
  60.5 MacGill to Laxman, no run
  60.6 MacGill to Laxman, no run

End of over 61 (1 run) India 205/4 (trail by 118 runs)
SCG MacGill 9-0-27-0 - Stanley Street End
SC Ganguly 80* (109b 10x4) VVS Laxman 35* (59b 5x4)

  61.1 Bichel to Ganguly, no run
  61.2 Bichel to Ganguly, (noball) no run
  61.2 Bichel to Ganguly, no run, forward defensive
  61.3 Bichel to Ganguly, no run, driven to mid off
  61.4 Bichel to Ganguly, no run, driven out to point
  61.5 Bichel to Ganguly, no run
  61.6 Bichel to Ganguly, no run, short and cut out to point

End of over 62 (1 run) India 206/4 (trail by 117 runs)
AJ Bichel 15-3-88-0 (3nb) - Vulture Street End
VVS Laxman 35* (59b 5x4) SC Ganguly 80* (116b 11x4)

  62.1 MacGill to Laxman, no run, forward defensive
  62.2 MacGill to Laxman, no run, forward defensive, does not make contact
        and Gilchrist whips off the bails
  62.3 MacGill to Laxman, no run, played to gully
  62.4 MacGill to Laxman, no run, forward defensive
  62.5 MacGill to Laxman, FOUR, overpitched and driven out to the long on
        boundary
  62.6 MacGill to Laxman, no run, forward defensive

End of over 63 (4 runs) India 210/4 (trail by 113 runs)
SCG MacGill 10-0-31-0 - Stanley Street End
SC Ganguly 80* (116b 11x4) VVS Laxman 39* (65b 6x4)

  63.1 Bichel to Ganguly, one run, turned off his pads down to Gillespie
        at fine leg
  63.2 Bichel to Laxman, no run, pitched up and hammered straight to Steve
        Waugh at cover
  63.3 Bichel to Laxman, no run, driven to mid on where Bracken fields
  63.4 Bichel to Laxman, two runs, driven through the covers, Waugh dives
        and gets a hand on it to slow it down, MacGill then chases after
        it
  63.5 Bichel to Laxman, no run, cut on the bounce to gully
  63.6 Bichel to Laxman, two runs, driven to long on, well chased by
        Bracken and MacGill to stop the boundary

End of over 64 (5 runs) India 215/4 (trail by 108 runs)
AJ Bichel 16-3-93-0 (3nb) - Vulture Street End
SC Ganguly 81* (117b 11x4) VVS Laxman 43* (70b 6x4)

  64.1 MacGill to Ganguly, no run, driven to mid on
  64.2 MacGill to Ganguly, no run, forward defensively
  64.3 MacGill to Ganguly, FOUR, half volley on leg and pulled out to the
        mid wicket boundary
  64.4 MacGill to Ganguly, no run, swept fine, Katch dives well at short
        fine leg prevents any run
  64.5 MacGill to Ganguly, no run, played out into the covers
  64.6 MacGill to Ganguly, one run, played out square on the leg side

End of over 65 (5 runs) India 220/4 (trail by 103 runs)
SCG MacGill 11-0-36-0 - Stanley Street End
SC Ganguly 86* (123b 12x4) VVS Laxman 43* (70b 6x4)

       Katich now to bowl from the Vulture Street end
  65.1 Katich to Ganguly, three runs, short and on to the back foot, cut
        out through the covers
  65.2 Katich to Laxman, FOUR, short again this time to the right hander
        and it is pulled over mid wicket to bring up the 100 partnership
  65.3 Katich to Laxman, no run, forward defensive
  65.4 Katich to Laxman, three runs, cut out through the covers to bring
        up a well compiled half century
  65.5 Katich to Ganguly, no run, cut out to point
  65.6 Katich to Ganguly, no run, forward defensive

End of over 66 (10 runs) India 230/4 (trail by 93 runs)
SM Katich 1-0-10-0 - Vulture Street End
VVS Laxman 50* (73b 7x4) SC Ganguly 89* (126b 12x4)

  66.1 MacGill to Laxman, no run, forward defensive
  66.2 MacGill to Laxman, no run, driven to Gillespie at a rather deep mid
        off
  66.3 MacGill to Laxman, no run, forward defensive
  66.4 MacGill to Laxman, no run, left alone outside off stump
  66.5 MacGill to Laxman, no run, driven back to the bowler
  66.6 MacGill to Laxman, two runs, driven to mid on

End of over 67 (2 runs) India 232/4 (trail by 91 runs)
SCG MacGill 12-0-38-0 - Stanley Street End
SC Ganguly 89* (126b 12x4) VVS Laxman 52* (79b 7x4)

  67.1 Katich to Ganguly, no run, driven to Bracken at mid off
  67.2 Katich to Ganguly, no run, gets a back of the bat to an attempted
        sweep shot, ball falls safely
  67.3 Katich to Ganguly, FOUR, pitched up outside off and cracked out to
        the cover point boundary
  67.4 Katich to Ganguly, two runs, cut out into the covers, not as much
        power this time
  67.5 Katich to Ganguly, no run, defensive shot, hit on the flaps of the
        pad
  67.6 Katich to Ganguly, no run, forward defensive

End of over 68 (6 runs) India 238/4 (trail by 85 runs)
SM Katich 2-0-16-0 - Vulture Street End
VVS Laxman 52* (79b 7x4) SC Ganguly 95* (132b 13x4)

  68.1 MacGill to Laxman, no run, left alone outside off stump
  68.2 MacGill to Laxman, no run, left alone outside off stump
  68.3 MacGill to Laxman, no run, left alone outside off stump
  68.4 MacGill to Laxman, no run, driven to one of the two short covers
  68.5 MacGill to Laxman, no run, left alone, well wide of off stump and
        spinning further away
  68.6 MacGill to Laxman, no run, driven back to the bowler

End of over 69 (maiden) India 238/4 (trail by 85 runs)
SCG MacGill 13-1-38-0 - Stanley Street End
SC Ganguly 95* (132b 13x4) VVS Laxman 52* (85b 7x4)

       Bracken to bowl again from the Vulture Street end
  69.1 Bracken to Ganguly, three runs, driven to long on
  69.2 Bracken to Laxman, no run, forward defensive
  69.3 Bracken to Laxman, no run, flicked out to square elg
  69.4 Bracken to Laxman, FOUR, short and cut between gully and point
  69.5 Bracken to Laxman, no run, forward defensive
  69.6 Bracken to Laxman, FOUR, classic off drive straight between the
        legs of Ganguly at the non strikers' end

End of over 70 (11 runs) India 249/4 (trail by 74 runs)
NW Bracken 19-3-62-1 (1w) - Vulture Street End
SC Ganguly 98* (133b 13x4) VVS Laxman 60* (90b 9x4)

  70.1 MacGill to Ganguly, no run, driven to mid on
  70.2 MacGill to Ganguly, two runs, down leg side and swept to fine leg,
        takes on Bracken's throw which is not the strongest and waves both
        arms aloft as he completes a well deserved century
  70.3 MacGill to Ganguly, no run, pushed back to the bowler
  70.4 MacGill to Ganguly, one run, driven to mid off
  70.5 MacGill to Laxman, no run, forward defensive
  70.6 MacGill to Laxman, no run, cut out into the covers and that is tea,
        a very profitable session for India run wise

End of over 71 (3 runs) India 252/4 (trail by 71 runs)
SCG MacGill 14-1-41-0 - Stanley Street End
SC Ganguly 101* (137b 13x4) VVS Laxman 60* (92b 9x4)

Match State: Tea - Day 4

       Steve Waugh to bowl from the Vulture Street end
  71.1 Waugh to Ganguly, no run, cut hard to point
  71.2 Waugh to Ganguly, one run, dabbed wide of gully and down to wide
        third man
  71.3 Waugh to Laxman, no run, short and down leg side, batsman ducks
        under it
  71.4 Waugh to Laxman, no run, driven out to point
  71.5 Waugh to Laxman, one run, driven back to the bowler who makes no
        attempt to stop it
  71.6 Waugh to Ganguly, no run, driven out into the covers

End of over 72 (2 runs) India 254/4 (trail by 69 runs)
SR Waugh 3-1-6-0 - Vulture Street End
VVS Laxman 61* (95b 9x4) SC Ganguly 102* (140b 13x4)

  72.1 MacGill to Laxman, no run, forward defensive
  72.2 MacGill to Laxman, FOUR, over pitched on middle and leg and driven
        to the long on boundary
  72.3 MacGill to Laxman, two runs, down the track and lofts over mid off,
        the ball comes to rest just short of the rope
  72.4 MacGill to Laxman, no run, driven back to the bowler who fires it
        back to the keeper
  72.5 MacGill to Laxman, no run, driven to mid on
  72.6 MacGill to Laxman, one run, hit straight to point who fires a silly
        return which no one gathers and they get an over throw

End of over 73 (7 runs) India 261/4 (trail by 62 runs)
SCG MacGill 15-1-48-0 - Stanley Street End
VVS Laxman 68* (101b 10x4) SC Ganguly 102* (140b 13x4)

  73.1 Waugh to Laxman, no run, forward defensive
  73.2 Waugh to Laxman, no run, short, so short the bowler's toes were in
        danger and batsman ducks under it
  73.3 Waugh to Laxman, one run, short and pulled out to deep mid wicket
  73.4 Waugh to Ganguly, one run, on leg and turned out square
  73.5 Waugh to Laxman, FOUR, outside off and hammered out to the point
        boundary
  73.6 Waugh to Laxman, no run, driven to mid on

End of over 74 (6 runs) India 267/4 (trail by 56 runs)
SR Waugh 4-1-12-0 - Vulture Street End
SC Ganguly 103* (141b 13x4) VVS Laxman 73* (106b 11x4)

  74.1 MacGill to Ganguly, no run, turned to short fine leg
  74.2 MacGill to Ganguly, no run, DROPPED misqueued, driven back the
        bowler's left hand and put on the ground
  74.3 MacGill to Ganguly, (noball) no run, turned out square and straight
        to the fielder
  74.3 MacGill to Ganguly, no run, an ttempted sweep does not connect
  74.4 MacGill to Ganguly, no run, an ttempted sweep does not connect
  74.5 MacGill to Ganguly, one run, driven to long off
  74.6 MacGill to Laxman, no run, short and cut straight to the point
        fielder

End of over 75 (2 runs) India 269/4 (trail by 54 runs)
SCG MacGill 16-1-50-0 (1nb) - Stanley Street End
SC Ganguly 104* (147b 13x4) VVS Laxman 73* (107b 11x4)

  75.1 Waugh to Ganguly, one run, short and wide, sut down to third man
  75.2 Waugh to Laxman, one run, on to the back foot and cut out to point
  75.3 Waugh to Ganguly, one run, on to the back foot and cut out to point
  75.4 Waugh to Laxman, one run, flicked off the pads down to Gillespie at
        fine leg
  75.5 Waugh to Ganguly, no run, cut to gully
  75.6 Waugh to Ganguly, no run, defensive shot

End of over 76 (4 runs) India 273/4 (trail by 50 runs)
SR Waugh 5-1-16-0 - Vulture Street End
VVS Laxman 75* (109b 11x4) SC Ganguly 106* (151b 13x4)

  76.1 MacGill to Laxman, no run, forward defensive
  76.2 MacGill to Laxman, no run, forward defensive
  76.3 MacGill to Laxman, no run, plays forward, struck on the pad huge
        appeal and given not out
  76.4 MacGill to Laxman, OUT: cuts a bouncing ball straight to Katich at
        short third man

       India 273/5, Partnership of 146
       VVS Laxman  c Katich b MacGill  75 (113b 11x4 0x6)
       SC Ganguly 106* (151b 13x4) SCG MacGill 16.4-1-50-1 (1nb)

  76.5 MacGill to Patel, three runs, driven past the mid off fielder to
        get off the mark
  76.6 MacGill to Ganguly, no run, forward defesnive

End of over 77 (3 runs) India 276/5 (trail by 47 runs)
SCG MacGill 17-1-53-1 (1nb) - Stanley Street End
PA Patel 3* (1b) SC Ganguly 106* (152b 13x4)

  77.1 Waugh to Patel, no run, forward defensice
  77.2 Waugh to Patel, no run, left alone outside off
  77.3 Waugh to Patel, no run, forward defensice
  77.4 Waugh to Patel, no run, played on the bounce to gully
  77.5 Waugh to Patel, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Gilchrist
  77.6 Waugh to Patel, no run, forwar ddefensive

End of over 78 (maiden) India 276/5 (trail by 47 runs)
SR Waugh 6-2-16-0 - Vulture Street End
SC Ganguly 106* (152b 13x4) PA Patel 3* (7b)

  78.1 MacGill to Ganguly, one run, pushed out square of the wicket
  78.2 MacGill to Patel, no run, forward defensive
  78.3 MacGill to Patel, no run, driven back to the bowler
  78.4 MacGill to Patel, no run, left alone outside off
  78.5 MacGill to Patel, legbye: one run, down leg side, fails to get bat
        on it
  78.6 MacGill to Ganguly, one run, driven straight back on the on side,
        just out of reach of thebbowler

End of over 79 (3 runs) India 279/5 (trail by 44 runs)
SCG MacGill 18-1-55-1 (1nb) - Stanley Street End
SC Ganguly 108* (154b 13x4) PA Patel 3* (11b)

  79.1 Waugh to Ganguly, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Gilchrist
  79.2 Waugh to Ganguly, no run, mistimed pull shot goes to mid on
  79.3 Waugh to Ganguly, no run, driven hard to mid off, no chance of a
        run
  79.4 Waugh to Ganguly, no run, driven hard to mid off, no chance of a
        run
  79.5 Waugh to Ganguly, no run, forward defensive
  79.6 Waugh to Ganguly, no run, wide and attemptes to cut, no footwork
        and lucky not to get an edge

End of over 80 (maiden) India 279/5 (trail by 44 runs)
SR Waugh 7-3-16-0 - Vulture Street End
PA Patel 3* (11b) SC Ganguly 108* (160b 13x4)

  80.1 MacGill to Patel, no run, driven to mid off
  80.2 MacGill to Patel, no run, pads a fullish ball away outside off
  80.3 MacGill to Patel, no run, forward defensive
  80.4 MacGill to Patel, no run, mistimes a drive and the ball trickles
        out to mid off
  80.5 MacGill to Patel, no run, turned straight to backward square
  80.6 MacGill to Patel, no run, forward defensive

End of over 81 (maiden) India 279/5 (trail by 44 runs)
SCG MacGill 19-2-55-1 (1nb) - Stanley Street End
SC Ganguly 108* (160b 13x4) PA Patel 3* (17b)

       New ball to be taken by Bracken
  81.1 Bracken to Ganguly, no run, defensive shot off the back foot
  81.2 Bracken to Ganguly, no run, defensive shot off the back foot
  81.3 Bracken to Ganguly, no run, left alone outide off and through to
        Gilchrist
  81.4 Bracken to Ganguly, no run, defensive shot off the back foot
  81.5 Bracken to Ganguly, no run, left alone outide off and through to
        Gilchrist
  81.6 Bracken to Ganguly, no run, driven to mid off

End of over 82 (maiden) India 279/5 (trail by 44 runs)
NW Bracken 20-4-62-1 (1w) - Vulture Street End
PA Patel 3* (17b) SC Ganguly 108* (166b 13x4)

       Gillespie to share the new ball from the Stanley Street end
  82.1 Gillespie to Patel, no run, left alone outide off and through to
        Gilchrist
  82.2 Gillespie to Patel, no run, forward defensive
  82.3 Gillespie to Patel, no run, left alone well wide of off stump
  82.4 Gillespie to Patel, no run, taken on the pad to a ball pitching on
        leg, may well have hit however umpire turns down a big appeal
  82.5 Gillespie to Patel, no run, left alone well wide of off stump
  82.6 Gillespie to Patel, no run, defensive shot on the back foot

End of over 83 (maiden) India 279/5 (trail by 44 runs)
JN Gillespie 19-8-31-3 - Stanley Street End
SC Ganguly 108* (166b 13x4) PA Patel 3* (23b)

  83.1 Bracken to Ganguly, no run, defensive shot on the back foot
  83.2 Bracken to Ganguly, no run, left alone well wide of off stump
  83.3 Bracken to Ganguly, no run, defensive shot on the back foot
  83.4 Bracken to Ganguly, no run, driven to mid off, no chance of a run
  83.5 Bracken to Ganguly, no run, swings wildly at a very wide ball,
        fails to connect
  83.6 Bracken to Ganguly, no run, defensive shot on the back foot

End of over 84 (maiden) India 279/5 (trail by 44 runs)
NW Bracken 21-5-62-1 (1w) - Vulture Street End
PA Patel 3* (23b) SC Ganguly 108* (172b 13x4)

  84.1 Gillespie to Patel, no run, left alone very wide of off stump
  84.2 Gillespie to Patel, no run, defensive shot on the back foot
  84.3 Gillespie to Patel, no run, plays and misses outside off
  84.4 Gillespie to Patel, no run, left alone very wide of off stump
  84.5 Gillespie to Patel, no run, left alone very wide of off stump
  84.6 Gillespie to Patel, one run, pushed out into the covers

End of over 85 (1 run) India 280/5 (trail by 43 runs)
JN Gillespie 20-8-32-3 - Stanley Street End
PA Patel 4* (29b) SC Ganguly 108* (172b 13x4)

  85.1 Bracken to Patel, no run, pushed to mid wicket
  85.2 Bracken to Patel, no run, defensive shot off the back foot
  85.3 Bracken to Patel, FOUR, outside off and slashed over gully
  85.4 Bracken to Patel, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Gilchrist
  85.5 Bracken to Patel, no run, down leg side, no contact made
  85.6 Bracken to Patel, no run, left alone

End of over 86 (4 runs) India 284/5 (trail by 39 runs)
NW Bracken 22-5-66-1 (1w) - Vulture Street End
SC Ganguly 108* (172b 13x4) PA Patel 8* (35b 1x4)

  86.1 Gillespie to Ganguly, (noball) FOUR, wide and cut high over the
        clip cordon and down to the third man boundery
  86.1 Gillespie to Ganguly, no run, left alone outside off
  86.2 Gillespie to Ganguly, three runs, pitched up and driven to long on
  86.3 Gillespie to Patel, no run, defensive shot off the back foot
  86.4 Gillespie to Patel, no run, defensive shot off the back foot
  86.5 Gillespie to Patel, no run, drives at a wide one, fails to make
        contact
  86.6 Gillespie to Patel, no run, drives at a wide one, fails to make
        contact, repeat of the last shot

End of over 87 (8 runs) India 292/5 (trail by 31 runs)
JN Gillespie 21-8-40-3 (1nb) - Stanley Street End
SC Ganguly 115* (175b 14x4) PA Patel 8* (39b 1x4)

  87.1 Bracken to Ganguly, no run, pushed out to mid wicket
  87.2 Bracken to Ganguly, FOUR, overpitched and driven through the covers
  87.3 Bracken to Ganguly, no run, good ball, plays and misses outside off
  87.4 Bracken to Ganguly, FOUR, pitched up, cracking on drive all the way
        to the long on boundary
  87.5 Bracken to Ganguly, no run, forward defensive
  87.6 Bracken to Ganguly, two runs, short and cut out forward of point
        off the back foot

End of over 88 (10 runs) India 302/5 (trail by 21 runs)
NW Bracken 23-5-76-1 (1w) - Vulture Street End
PA Patel 8* (39b 1x4) SC Ganguly 125* (181b 16x4)

  88.1 Gillespie to Patel, no run, short ball cramps him up and he plays
        on the bounce to gully
  88.2 Gillespie to Patel, no run, left alone outside off stump
  88.3 Gillespie to Patel, no run, pushed to Katich under the helmet at
        short square leg
  88.4 Gillespie to Patel, no run, left alone outside off stump
  88.5 Gillespie to Patel, no run, left alone outside off stump
  88.6 Gillespie to Patel, FOUR, guided between third slip and gully

End of over 89 (4 runs) India 306/5 (trail by 17 runs)
JN Gillespie 22-8-44-3 (1nb) - Stanley Street End
SC Ganguly 125* (181b 16x4) PA Patel 12* (45b 2x4)

       Bichel to now bowl from the Vulture Street end
  89.1 Bichel to Ganguly, no run, mistimes a drive to Waugh at cover point
  89.2 Bichel to Ganguly, two runs, driven out forward of point for Katich
        to chase
  89.3 Bichel to Ganguly, FOUR, over pitched and cracked out tot he point
        boundary
  89.4 Bichel to Ganguly, two runs, short and pulled high over mid wicket
        to bring up Bichel's century
  89.5 Bichel to Ganguly, no run, does not time a drive well and it goes
        to mid wicket
  89.6 Bichel to Ganguly, two runs, short and pulled out to mid wicket
        once again

End of over 90 (10 runs) India 316/5 (trail by 7 runs)
AJ Bichel 17-3-103-0 (3nb) - Vulture Street End
PA Patel 12* (45b 2x4) SC Ganguly 135* (187b 17x4)

  90.1 Gillespie to Patel, no run, left alone outside off
  90.2 Gillespie to Patel, no run, left alone outside off
  90.3 Gillespie to Patel, no run, forward defensive
  90.4 Gillespie to Patel, no run, quick ball, 142.3 kph, batsman sways
        back out of the way and lets it pass
  90.5 Gillespie to Patel, no run, left alone outside off
  90.6 Gillespie to Patel, no run, forward defensive and time for drinks

End of over 91 (maiden) India 316/5 (trail by 7 runs)
JN Gillespie 23-9-44-3 (1nb) - Stanley Street End
SC Ganguly 135* (187b 17x4) PA Patel 12* (51b 2x4)

Match State: Drinks

       The lights are on here now at the Brisbane Cricket Ground
  91.1 Bichel to Ganguly, no run, short and pulled to mid on
  91.2 Bichel to Ganguly, two runs, short again and pulled out to square
        leg
  91.3 Bichel to Ganguly, no run, left alone outside off
  91.4 Bichel to Ganguly, one run, drilled out to cover, Waugh misses
        completely but Bracken is out deep
  91.5 Bichel to Patel, no run, left alone outside off stump
  91.6 Bichel to Patel, no run, left alone outside off stump

End of over 92 (3 runs) India 319/5 (trail by 4 runs)
AJ Bichel 18-3-106-0 (3nb) - Vulture Street End
SC Ganguly 138* (191b 17x4) PA Patel 12* (53b 2x4)

  92.1 Gillespie to Ganguly, no run, left alone outside off stump
  92.2 Gillespie to Ganguly, one run, played down to third man
  92.3 Gillespie to Patel, no run, left alone outside off stump
  92.4 Gillespie to Patel, no run, pushed out to mid off
  92.5 Gillespie to Patel, no run, down on one knee, tries to swat it on
        the off side, fails to make contact
  92.6 Gillespie to Patel, no run, driven to mid off

End of over 93 (1 run) India 320/5 (trail by 3 runs)
JN Gillespie 24-9-45-3 (1nb) - Stanley Street End
SC Ganguly 139* (193b 17x4) PA Patel 12* (57b 2x4)

  93.1 Bichel to Ganguly, one run, driven to mid off, very quick single
        taken
  93.2 Bichel to Patel, no run, plays and misses outside off and through
        to Gilchrist
  93.3 Bichel to Patel, no run, forward defensive
  93.4 Bichel to Patel, FOUR, drives, genuine edge just to the left of
        third slip's outstretched hand
  93.5 Bichel to Patel, no run, left alone outside off
  93.6 Bichel to Patel, no run, short ball and batsman sways back

End of over 94 (5 runs) India 325/5 (lead by 2 runs)
AJ Bichel 19-3-111-0 (3nb) - Vulture Street End
SC Ganguly 140* (194b 17x4) PA Patel 16* (62b 3x4)

       Macgill to bowl from the Stanley Street end
  94.1 MacGill to Ganguly, FOUR, beautiful cover drive
  94.2 MacGill to Ganguly, OUT: drives again, this time in the air and
        straight down the throat of Gillespie at a deep mid off

       India 329/6, Partnership of 56
       SC Ganguly  c Gillespie b MacGill  144 (196b 18x4 0x6)
       PA Patel 16* (62b 3x4) SCG MacGill 19.2-2-59-2 (1nb)

  94.3 MacGill to Agarkar, no run, forward defensive
  94.4 MacGill to Agarkar, one run, driven to mid off, batsman raises his
        arms aloft as he gets a Test run in Australia
  94.5 MacGill to Patel, three runs, played out through mid wicket
  94.6 MacGill to Agarkar, no run

End of over 95 (8 runs) India 333/6 (lead by 10 runs)
SCG MacGill 20-2-63-2 (1nb) - Stanley Street End
PA Patel 19* (63b 3x4) AB Agarkar 1* (3b)

  95.1 Bichel to Patel, no run, defensive shot
  95.2 Bichel to Patel, no run, pushed to mid wicjet
  95.3 Bichel to Patel, no run, left alone outside off
  95.4 Bichel to Patel, no run, short and left alone outside off
  95.5 Bichel to Patel, no run, short and left alone outside off
  95.6 Bichel to Patel, no run, short and left alone outside off

End of over 96 (maiden) India 333/6 (lead by 10 runs)
AJ Bichel 20-4-111-0 (3nb) - Vulture Street End
AB Agarkar 1* (3b) PA Patel 19* (69b 3x4)

  96.1 MacGill to Agarkar, no run, forward defensive
  96.2 MacGill to Agarkar, no run, forward defensive
  96.3 MacGill to Agarkar, no run, forward defensive
  96.4 MacGill to Agarkar, no run, driven to Bracken at backward point
  96.5 MacGill to Agarkar, no run, tries to cut a fuller ball, does not
        make contact
  96.6 MacGill to Agarkar, no run, forward defensive

End of over 97 (maiden) India 333/6 (lead by 10 runs)
SCG MacGill 21-3-63-2 (1nb) - Stanley Street End
PA Patel 19* (69b 3x4) AB Agarkar 1* (9b)

  97.1 Bichel to Patel, no run, short and left alone outside off
  97.2 Bichel to Patel, no run, forward defensive
  97.3 Bichel to Patel, no run, short and tries to cut, fails to connect
        and through to Gilchrist
  97.4 Bichel to Patel, no run, short and tries to cut, fails to connect
        and through to Gilchrist yet again
  97.5 Bichel to Patel, no run, left alone outside off
  97.6 Bichel to Patel, no run, left alone outside off

End of over 98 (maiden) India 333/6 (lead by 10 runs)
AJ Bichel 21-5-111-0 (3nb) - Vulture Street End
AB Agarkar 1* (9b) PA Patel 19* (75b 3x4)

  98.1 MacGill to Agarkar, one run, played off the legs to fine leg
  98.2 MacGill to Patel, two runs, pitched up and driven out into the
        covers
  98.3 MacGill to Patel, three runs, cut backward of point, a long chase
        for the fielders
  98.4 MacGill to Agarkar, one run, driven to Gillespie at mid on
  98.5 MacGill to Patel, no run, left alone well wide of off stump
  98.6 MacGill to Patel, no run, driven out into the covers

End of over 99 (7 runs) India 340/6 (lead by 17 runs)
SCG MacGill 22-3-70-2 (1nb) - Stanley Street End
AB Agarkar 3* (11b) PA Patel 24* (79b 3x4)

  99.1 Bichel to Agarkar, no run, played out to mid wicket
  99.2 Bichel to Agarkar, no run, played offf the edge to gully, oh so
        close to a catch
  99.3 Bichel to Agarkar, one run, driven to mid on
  99.4 Bichel to Patel, no run
  99.5 Bichel to Patel, FOUR, overpitched and great on drive to the long
        on boundary
  99.6 Bichel to Patel, no run, left alone outside off

End of over 100 (5 runs) India 345/6 (lead by 22 runs)
AJ Bichel 22-5-116-0 (3nb) - Vulture Street End
AB Agarkar 4* (14b) PA Patel 28* (82b 4x4)

 100.1 MacGill to Agarkar, no run, forward defensive
 100.2 MacGill to Agarkar, no run, forward defensive
 100.3 MacGill to Agarkar, no run, short and  an attempted cut, no runs
 100.4 MacGill to Agarkar, no run, driven to Gillespie at mid on
 100.5 MacGill to Agarkar, no run, forward defensive
 100.6 MacGill to Agarkar, no run, forward defensive

End of over 101 (maiden) India 345/6 (lead by 22 runs)
SCG MacGill 23-4-70-2 (1nb) - Stanley Street End
PA Patel 28* (82b 4x4) AB Agarkar 4* (20b)

 101.1 Bichel to Patel, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Gilchrist
 101.2 Bichel to Patel, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Gilchrist
 101.3 Bichel to Patel, no run, pushed out to point
 101.4 Bichel to Patel, no run, played to gully
 101.5 Bichel to Patel, no run, driven to mid wicket
 101.6 Bichel to Patel, two runs, played off the pads to Gillespie at fine
        leg

End of over 102 (2 runs) India 347/6 (lead by 24 runs)
AJ Bichel 23-5-118-0 (3nb) - Vulture Street End
AB Agarkar 4* (20b) PA Patel 30* (88b 4x4)

 102.1 MacGill to Agarkar, FOUR, full toss lofted over mid on and out to
        the boundary
 102.2 MacGill to Agarkar, one run, driven out to mid on, this time along
        the ground
 102.3 MacGill to Patel, FOUR, straight drive on the off side, Gillespie
        dives and ball goes on by to the long off boundary
 102.4 MacGill to Patel, no run, driven back to the bowler
 102.5 MacGill to Patel, one run, turned off the pads to backward square
 102.6 MacGill to Agarkar, no run, left alone outside off

End of over 103 (10 runs) India 357/6 (lead by 34 runs)
SCG MacGill 24-4-80-2 (1nb) - Stanley Street End
PA Patel 35* (91b 5x4) AB Agarkar 9* (23b 1x4)

       Gillespie to bowl for the first time from the Vulture Street end
 103.1 Gillespie to Patel, no run, defensively pushed out to point
 103.2 Gillespie to Patel, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Gilchrist
 103.3 Gillespie to Patel, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Gilchrist
 103.4 Gillespie to Patel, no run, forward defensive
 103.5 Gillespie to Patel, no run, overpitched well outside off and
        chopped out to point
 103.6 Gillespie to Patel, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Gilchrist

End of over 104 (maiden) India 357/6 (lead by 34 runs)
JN Gillespie 25-10-45-3 (1nb) - Vulture Street End
AB Agarkar 9* (23b 1x4) PA Patel 35* (97b 5x4)

 104.1 MacGill to Agarkar, no run, forward defensive
 104.2 MacGill to Agarkar, three runs, short and pulled over mid wicket
 104.3 MacGill to Patel, no run, forward defensive
 104.4 MacGill to Patel, no run, forward defensive
 104.5 MacGill to Patel, two runs, down leg side and flicked fine off the
        pads
 104.6 MacGill to Patel, no run, forward defensive

End of over 105 (5 runs) India 362/6 (lead by 39 runs)
SCG MacGill 25-4-85-2 (1nb) - Stanley Street End
AB Agarkar 12* (25b 1x4) PA Patel 37* (101b 5x4)

       Umpires have decided it is too dark and players now leave the
        field.
       Ladies and gentlemen that is stumps for the day, play will resume
        at 9:30am local (2330 GMT) tomorrow for day 5, please take time to
        read today's Bulletin and join us tomorrow for the last day.
       please send any comments to comms@cricinfo.com

Match State: Stumps - Day 4

       Good morning from the Brisbane Cricket Ground where the weather is
        fine and play will start at the revised scheduled start time of
        9:30am local (2330 GMT) with 105 overs to be bowled in the day.
       Umpires and players are now out on the field
 105.1 Bichel to Agarkar, OUT: plays at a ball away from his body and
        thick edge straight to the safe hands of Hayden at 1st slip who
        picks up his 4th catch of the innings

       India 362/7, Partnership of 33
       AB Agarkar  c Hayden b Bichel  12 (26b 1x4 0x6)
       PA Patel 37* (101b 5x4) AJ Bichel 23.1-5-118-1 (3nb)

 105.2 Bichel to Harbhajan Singh, no run, pushed to first mid off
 105.3 Bichel to Harbhajan Singh, no run, left alone outside off
 105.4 Bichel to Harbhajan Singh, no run, pushed to short backward square
 105.5 Bichel to Harbhajan Singh, no run, short and rising, left alone and
        through to Gilchrist
 105.6 Bichel to Harbhajan Singh, no run, plays and misses outside off and
        through to Gilchrist

End of over 106 (maiden) India 362/7 (lead by 39 runs)
AJ Bichel 24-6-118-1 (3nb) - Vulture Street End
PA Patel 37* (101b 5x4) Harbhajan Singh 0* (5b)

 106.1 Gillespie to Patel, no run, played on the bounce to gully
 106.2 Gillespie to Patel, no run, left alone outside off
 106.3 Gillespie to Patel, no run, driven to mid off
 106.4 Gillespie to Patel, OUT: short and hooked, a top edge and Bichel
        runs around the fine leg boundary and holds on to a superb catch
        diving full length, one of the very few short balls played at by
        the Indian batsmen

       India 362/8, Partnership of 0
       PA Patel  c Bichel b Gillespie  37 (105b 5x4 0x6)
       Harbhajan Singh 0* (5b) JN Gillespie 25.4-10-45-4 (1nb)

 106.5 Gillespie to Khan, no run, ducks under a short one
 106.6 Gillespie to Khan, no run, driven to mid off, no run

End of over 107 (maiden) India 362/8 (lead by 39 runs)
JN Gillespie 26-11-45-4 (1nb) - Stanley Street End
Harbhajan Singh 0* (5b) Z Khan 0* (2b)

 107.1 Bichel to Harbhajan Singh, no run, has a huge heave and does not
        make contact
 107.2 Bichel to Harbhajan Singh, one run, driven into the covers
 107.3 Bichel to Khan, one run, pushed out to mid on for a quick single
 107.4 Bichel to Harbhajan Singh, no run, awful looking defensive shot
 107.5 Bichel to Harbhajan Singh, no run, short ball, goes on the back
        foot and plays it down with a flat bat
 107.6 Bichel to Harbhajan Singh, no run, forward defensive

End of over 108 (2 runs) India 364/8 (lead by 41 runs)
AJ Bichel 25-6-120-1 (3nb) - Vulture Street End
Z Khan 1* (3b) Harbhajan Singh 1* (10b)

 108.1 Gillespie to Khan, no run, elft alone outside off
 108.2 Gillespie to Khan, no run, short ball angling down leg, batsman has
        nothing to do with it
 108.3 Gillespie to Khan, FOUR, pitched up and driven through the covers
 108.4 Gillespie to Khan, (noball) no run, defensive shot, well played
 108.4 Gillespie to Khan, no run, short ball, ducks down and has nothing
        to do with it as it sails harmlessly by
 108.5 Gillespie to Khan, no run, short ball, ducks down and has nothing
        to do with it as it sails harmlessly by, repeat of the last ball
 108.6 Gillespie to Khan, no run, short and tries to cut it, no contact
        made

End of over 109 (5 runs) India 369/8 (lead by 46 runs)
JN Gillespie 27-11-50-4 (2nb) - Stanley Street End
Harbhajan Singh 1* (10b) Z Khan 5* (10b 1x4)

 109.1 Bichel to Harbhajan Singh, no run, down leg side, tries to pull but
        is taken on the body and the ball rolls to Gilchrist down leg side
 109.2 Bichel to Harbhajan Singh, no run, good ball has him swaying back
 109.3 Bichel to Harbhajan Singh, no run, short and an attempted pull
        shot, no contact as it goes through to Gilchrist
 109.4 Bichel to Harbhajan Singh, no run, big swing and a miss outside off
        and through to Gillespie
 109.5 Bichel to Harbhajan Singh, no run, driven to mid off
 109.6 Bichel to Harbhajan Singh, three runs, pitched up outside off and
        swings through the line and ball goes over mid off but pulls up
        inside the boundary

End of over 110 (3 runs) India 372/8 (lead by 49 runs)
AJ Bichel 26-6-123-1 (3nb) - Vulture Street End
Harbhajan Singh 4* (16b) Z Khan 5* (10b 1x4)

 110.1 Gillespie to Harbhajan Singh, one run, driven to mid off
 110.2 Gillespie to Khan, no run, played defensively back to the bowler
 110.3 Gillespie to Khan, FOUR, drives and edges over slips
 110.4 Gillespie to Khan, no run, driven to mid off
 110.5 Gillespie to Khan, FOUR, nicely guided between third slip and gully
        all the way along the ground to the third man boundary
 110.6 Gillespie to Khan, no run, driven to mid on

End of over 111 (9 runs) India 381/8 (lead by 58 runs)
JN Gillespie 28-11-59-4 (2nb) - Stanley Street End
Harbhajan Singh 5* (17b) Z Khan 13* (15b 3x4)

 111.1 Bichel to Harbhajan Singh, no run, driven to mid off
 111.2 Bichel to Harbhajan Singh, no run, driven to mid off
 111.3 Bichel to Harbhajan Singh, one run, pushes with a straight bat on
        the on side just to the right of the bowler, no fielders in that
        area so an easy single
 111.4 Bichel to Khan, no run, drives to mid off
 111.5 Bichel to Khan, no run, drives to mid off
 111.6 Bichel to Khan, one run, edges over gully

End of over 112 (2 runs) India 383/8 (lead by 60 runs)
AJ Bichel 27-6-125-1 (3nb) - Vulture Street End
Z Khan 14* (18b 3x4) Harbhajan Singh 6* (20b)

 112.1 Gillespie to Khan, no run, left alone outside off
 112.2 Gillespie to Khan, no run, left alone outside off
 112.3 Gillespie to Khan, no run, played on the bounce to third slip
 112.4 Gillespie to Khan, one run, driven out into the covers for an easy
        single
 112.5 Gillespie to Harbhajan Singh, no run, drives it back to the bowler
 112.6 Gillespie to Harbhajan Singh, no run, driven out into the covers,
        no chance of a run

End of over 113 (1 run) India 384/8 (lead by 61 runs)
JN Gillespie 29-11-60-4 (2nb) - Stanley Street End
Z Khan 15* (22b 3x4) Harbhajan Singh 6* (22b)

 113.1 Bichel to Khan, no run, driven to MacGill at mid off
 113.2 Bichel to Khan, no run, short and ducks under a good ball angling
        down leg
 113.3 Bichel to Khan, no run, short and ducks under it again
 113.4 Bichel to Khan, one run, drives and gets a bit of a top edge,
        MacGill makes a rather lazy non attempt to try and catch it
 113.5 Bichel to Harbhajan Singh, FOUR, cross batted swipe at a short ball
        out through mid wicket
 113.6 Bichel to Harbhajan Singh, no run, ducks under a short ball

End of over 114 (5 runs) India 389/8 (lead by 66 runs)
AJ Bichel 28-6-130-1 (3nb) - Vulture Street End
Z Khan 16* (26b 3x4) Harbhajan Singh 10* (24b 1x4)

 114.1 Gillespie to Khan, no run, pushed out to Wagh at point
 114.2 Gillespie to Khan, no run, driven back to the bowler
 114.3 Gillespie to Khan, no run, pushed firmly to mid on
 114.4 Gillespie to Khan, no run, short and played on the bounce to gully
 114.5 Gillespie to Khan, no run, pushed out to Wagh at point
 114.6 Gillespie to Khan, no run, driven to mid off, all along the ground

End of over 115 (maiden) India 389/8 (lead by 66 runs)
JN Gillespie 30-12-60-4 (2nb) - Stanley Street End
Harbhajan Singh 10* (24b 1x4) Z Khan 16* (32b 3x4)

       Change of bowling with Bracken coming on at the Vulture Street end
 115.1 Bracken to Harbhajan Singh, no run, punched out to Waugh in the
        covers off the back foot
 115.2 Bracken to Harbhajan Singh, no run, driven to mid off
 115.3 Bracken to Harbhajan Singh, one run, pushed out into the vacant
        square leg area for an easy single
 115.4 Bracken to Khan, one run, pitched up on leg and flicked out to the
        mid wicket area
 115.5 Bracken to Harbhajan Singh, no run, defensively played to mid on
 115.6 Bracken to Harbhajan Singh, no run, driven out to Waugh in the
        covers

End of over 116 (2 runs) India 391/8 (lead by 68 runs)
NW Bracken 24-5-78-1 (1w) - Vulture Street End
Z Khan 17* (33b 3x4) Harbhajan Singh 11* (29b 1x4)

 116.1 Gillespie to Khan, two runs, off the back foot and punched through
        cover point for an easy two runs
 116.2 Gillespie to Khan, one run, driven out through the covers
 116.3 Gillespie to Harbhajan Singh, one run, guided off the edge to third
        man
 116.4 Gillespie to Khan, no run, driven out into the covers
 116.5 Gillespie to Khan, no run, driven back to the bowler
 116.6 Gillespie to Khan, one run, flicked in the air out to mid wicket,
        no chance of a catch

End of over 117 (5 runs) India 396/8 (lead by 73 runs)
JN Gillespie 31-12-65-4 (2nb) - Stanley Street End
Z Khan 21* (38b 3x4) Harbhajan Singh 12* (30b 1x4)

 117.1 Bracken to Khan, no run, taken on the pads outside the line of off
        coming forward, no appeal
 117.2 Bracken to Khan, no run, driven to Bichel at mid off
 117.3 Bracken to Khan, no run, plays and misses to a good rising ball
        outside off
 117.4 Bracken to Khan, no run, pushed back to the bowler
 117.5 Bracken to Khan, SIX, pitched up and played through the line, ball
        sails high and lands just over the rope at long off
 117.6 Bracken to Khan, no run, left alone outside off

End of over 118 (6 runs) India 402/8 (lead by 79 runs)
NW Bracken 25-5-84-1 (1w) - Vulture Street End
Harbhajan Singh 12* (30b 1x4) Z Khan 27* (44b 3x4 1x6)

       MacGill to bowl now from the Stanley Street end
 118.1 MacGill to Harbhajan Singh, no run, left alone outside off spinning
        away
 118.2 MacGill to Harbhajan Singh, no run, forward defensive
 118.3 MacGill to Harbhajan Singh, one run, driven to Gillespie at mid off
 118.4 MacGill to Khan, no run, forward defensive, smothers the spin
 118.5 MacGill to Khan, OUT: comes forard to a good ball just outside leg,
        turns it into a yorker, misses and the ball spins back into the
        unguarded stumps

       India 403/9, Partnership of 41
       Z Khan  b MacGill  27 (46b 3x4 1x6)
       Harbhajan Singh 13* (33b 1x4) SCG MacGill 25.5-4-86-3 (1nb)

 118.6 MacGill to Nehra, no run

End of over 119 (1 run) India 403/9 (lead by 80 runs)
SCG MacGill 26-4-86-3 (1nb) - Stanley Street End
Harbhajan Singh 13* (33b 1x4) A Nehra 0* (1b)

 119.1 Bracken to Harbhajan Singh, no run, short and pushed out to Waugh
        in the covers
 119.2 Bracken to Harbhajan Singh, FOUR, short and down leg side, pulled
        just out of reach of Gilchrist
 119.3 Bracken to Harbhajan Singh, no run, gets a leading edge to a leg
        side flick, ball falls safely on the on side
 119.4 Bracken to Harbhajan Singh, no run, defensive shot off the back
        foot to Bichel at mid off
 119.5 Bracken to Harbhajan Singh, no run, driven to mid off
 119.6 Bracken to Harbhajan Singh, two runs, short and pulled over mid on

End of over 120 (6 runs) India 409/9 (lead by 86 runs)
NW Bracken 26-5-90-1 (1w) - Vulture Street End
A Nehra 0* (1b) Harbhajan Singh 19* (39b 2x4)

 120.1 MacGill to Nehra, OUT: comes forward a long way, struck on the
        front foot on the full, not a big appeal, umpire Bucknor takes a
        very long think about it before nodding and then raising the
        dreaded finger

       India 409/10, Partnership of 6
       A Nehra  lbw b MacGill  0 (2b 0x4 0x6)
       Harbhajan Singh 19* (39b 2x4) SCG MacGill 26.1-4-86-4 (1nb)

   0.1 Khan to Hayden, two runs, driven to mid on
   0.2 Khan to Hayden, no run, pushed defensively out into the covers
   0.3 Khan to Hayden, no run, left alone outside off and through to Patel
   0.4 Khan to Hayden, no run, left alone outside off and through to Patel
   0.5 Khan to Hayden, no run, left alone outside off and through to Patel
   0.6 Khan to Hayden, four runs, pushes forward defensively on the off
        side but such is the power off his bat the ball runs down to long
        off, a long chase for the fielders as they run four

End of over 1 (6 runs) Australia 6/0 (trail by 80 runs)
Z Khan 1-0-6-0 - Stanley Street End
JL Langer 0* (0b) ML Hayden 6* (6b)

   1.1 Agarkar to Langer, no run, left alone down leg side
   1.2 Agarkar to Langer, no run, left alone down leg side
   1.3 Agarkar to Langer, no run, plays defensively
   1.4 Agarkar to Langer, no run, plays defensively
   1.5 Agarkar to Langer, no run, big swing at a ball outside off, bottom
        edge and out to square leg
   1.6 Agarkar to Langer, OUT: good ball outside off, plays softly at it
        and feathers it through to Patel

       Australia 6/1, Partnership of 6
       JL Langer  c Patel b Agarkar  0 (6b 0x4 0x6)

End of over 2 (maiden) Australia 6/1 (trail by 80 runs)
AB Agarkar 1-1-0-1 - Vulture Street End
ML Hayden 6* (6b) 

   2.1 Khan to Hayden, one run, turned off the pads backward of square
   2.2 Khan to Ponting, no run, forward defensive
   2.3 Khan to Ponting, no run, forward defensive
   2.4 Khan to Ponting, no run, played an missed outside off
   2.5 Khan to Ponting, no run, comes forward to an excellent ball outside
        off, beats him all ends up as it goes through to Patel
   2.6 Khan to Ponting, no run, beaten again outside off

End of over 3 (1 run) Australia 7/1 (trail by 79 runs)
Z Khan 2-0-7-0 - Stanley Street End
ML Hayden 7* (7b) RT Ponting 0* (5b)

   3.1 Agarkar to Hayden, two runs, short and pulled out to mid wicket
   3.2 Agarkar to Hayden, no run, left alone outside off
   3.3 Agarkar to Hayden, no run, taken high on the pads and there is no
        run
   3.4 Agarkar to Hayden, two runs, flicked off the pads backward of
        square
   3.5 Agarkar to Hayden, one run, driven out into the covers
   3.6 Agarkar to Ponting, FOUR, genuine inside edge misses stumps and
        keeper and down to the fine leg boundary

End of over 4 (9 runs) Australia 16/1 (trail by 70 runs)
AB Agarkar 2-1-9-1 - Vulture Street End
ML Hayden 12* (12b) RT Ponting 4* (6b 1x4)

   4.1 Khan to Hayden, no run, left alone outside off and through to Patel
   4.2 Khan to Hayden, no run, left alone outside off and through to Patel
   4.3 Khan to Hayden, (noball) two runs, flicked out to mid wicket as
        they scamper through for a second
   4.3 Khan to Hayden, FOUR, genuine edge, just short of Harbhajan at
        third slip and goes under him down to the third man boundar
   4.4 Khan to Hayden, one run, pushed out to mid wicket
       Hayden ha now scored 1000 runs in a calendar year for the third
        consecutive year
   4.5 Khan to Ponting, no run, forward defensive
   4.6 Khan to Ponting, no run, plays and misses outside off

End of over 5 (8 runs) Australia 24/1 (trail by 62 runs)
Z Khan 3-0-15-0 (1nb) - Stanley Street End
ML Hayden 19* (17b 1x4) RT Ponting 4* (8b 1x4)

   5.1 Agarkar to Hayden, no run, defensively pushes out to mid off
   5.2 Agarkar to Hayden, no run, left alone outside off
   5.3 Agarkar to Hayden, no run, left alone outside off
   5.4 Agarkar to Hayden, one run
   5.5 Agarkar to Ponting, no run, forward defensive
   5.6 Agarkar to Ponting, no run, forward defensive

End of over 6 (1 run) Australia 25/1 (trail by 61 runs)
AB Agarkar 3-1-10-1 - Vulture Street End
ML Hayden 20* (21b 1x4) RT Ponting 4* (10b 1x4)

   6.1 Khan to Hayden, no run, left alone well wide of off stump
   6.2 Khan to Hayden, no run, left alone well wide of off stump
   6.3 Khan to Hayden, (noball) no run, left alone outside off and through
        to Patel
   6.3 Khan to Hayden, no run, left alone outside off yet again
   6.4 Khan to Hayden, no run, left alone outside off yet again
   6.5 Khan to Hayden, one run, pushed out into the covers
   6.6 Khan to Ponting, no run, left alone outside off

End of over 7 (2 runs) Australia 27/1 (trail by 59 runs)
Z Khan 4-0-17-0 (2nb) - Stanley Street End
ML Hayden 21* (27b 1x4) RT Ponting 4* (11b 1x4)

   7.1 Agarkar to Hayden, no run, plys and misses outside off
   7.2 Agarkar to Hayden, no run, drives back to the bowler
   7.3 Agarkar to Hayden, no run, left alone outside off
   7.4 Agarkar to Hayden, no run, left alone outside off
   7.5 Agarkar to Hayden, no run, left alone outside off
   7.6 Agarkar to Hayden, no run, left alone outside off

End of over 8 (maiden) Australia 27/1 (trail by 59 runs)
AB Agarkar 4-2-10-1 - Vulture Street End
RT Ponting 4* (11b 1x4) ML Hayden 21* (33b 1x4)

   8.1 Nehra to Ponting, no run
   8.2 Nehra to Ponting, one run, flicked out to leg
   8.3 Nehra to Hayden, no run, left alone outside off
   8.4 Nehra to Hayden, no run, ducks under a short one
   8.5 Nehra to Hayden, no run
   7.6 Nehra to Hayden, no run, left alone outside off

End of over 8 (1 run) Australia 28/1 (trail by 58 runs)
A Nehra 1-0-1-0 - Vulture Street End
RT Ponting 5* (13b 1x4) ML Hayden 21* (37b 1x4)

   8.1 Agarkar to Ponting, no run, left alone outside off
   8.2 Agarkar to Ponting, two runs, driven to long off
   9.3 Agarkar to Ponting, no run, pushed out to mid wicket
   9.4 Agarkar to Ponting, two runs, short and pulled backward of square
   9.5 Agarkar to Ponting, one run, pushed out to point
   9.6 Agarkar to Hayden, no run, big swing and a miss well wide of off
        stump

End of over 10 (5 runs) Australia 33/1 (trail by 53 runs)
AB Agarkar 5-2-15-1 - Vulture Street End
RT Ponting 10* (18b 1x4) ML Hayden 21* (38b 1x4)

       Indian fielders hurrying between balls and overs, they are still 7
        overs behind for the match
  10.1 Nehra to Ponting, no run, left alone outside off
  10.2 Nehra to Ponting, no run, forward defensive
  10.3 Nehra to Ponting, no run, forward defensive
  10.4 Nehra to Ponting, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Patel
  10.5 Nehra to Ponting, no run, pushed to mid off
  10.6 Nehra to Ponting, two runs, short and onto the back foot and
        punched out to cover point

End of over 11 (2 runs) Australia 35/1 (trail by 51 runs)
A Nehra 3-0-5-0 (1nb) - Stanley Street End
ML Hayden 21* (38b 1x4) RT Ponting 12* (24b 1x4)

  11.1 Agarkar to Hayden, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Patel
  11.2 Agarkar to Hayden, no run, good ball cramps him up, gets full face
        on to it and out to mid off
  11.3 Agarkar to Hayden, FOUR, pitched up and lofted over mid off and
        down to the boundary
  11.4 Agarkar to Hayden, no run, pushed to Ganguly at mid off
  11.5 Agarkar to Hayden, no run, driven out into the covers
  11.6 Agarkar to Hayden, FOUR, pitched up on off and smack, straight to
        the mid off boundary

End of over 12 (8 runs) Australia 43/1 (trail by 43 runs)
AB Agarkar 6-2-23-1 - Vulture Street End
RT Ponting 12* (24b 1x4) ML Hayden 29* (44b 3x4)

  12.1 Nehra to Ponting, no run, left alone well wide of off
  12.2 Nehra to Ponting, no run, pushed out into the covers
  12.3 Nehra to Ponting, no run, left alone outside off
  12.4 Nehra to Ponting, no run, pushed to mid on
  12.5 Nehra to Ponting, no run, pushed out to Tendulkar at point, no
        chance of a run
  12.6 Nehra to Ponting, no run, left alone well wide of off and through
        to Patel

End of over 13 (maiden) Australia 43/1 (trail by 43 runs)
A Nehra 4-1-5-0 (1nb) - Stanley Street End
ML Hayden 29* (44b 3x4) RT Ponting 12* (30b 1x4)

  13.1 Agarkar to Hayden, no run, short ball, on to the back foot and
        pushes to mid off
  13.2 Agarkar to Hayden, FOUR, short and outside off, on to the back foot
        and cracked out to the point boundary
  13.3 Agarkar to Hayden, no run, left alone outside off
  13.4 Agarkar to Hayden, no run, left alone outside off
  13.5 Agarkar to Hayden, one run, pulled out to Harbhajan at deep square
        leg
  13.6 Agarkar to Ponting, no run, pushed back to the bowler

End of over 14 (5 runs) Australia 48/1 (trail by 38 runs)
AB Agarkar 7-2-28-1 - Vulture Street End
ML Hayden 34* (49b 4x4) RT Ponting 12* (31b 1x4)

       Harbhajan now on from the Stanley Street end
  14.1 Harbhajan Singh to Hayden, no run, well down leg side, no contact
        made and through to Patel
  14.2 Harbhajan Singh to Hayden, no run, forward defensive
  14.3 Harbhajan Singh to Hayden, one run, down leg side and flicked
        backward of square
  14.4 Harbhajan Singh to Ponting, no run, forward defensive
  14.5 Harbhajan Singh to Ponting, no run, plays at a ball down leg side
        and does not make contact
  14.6 Harbhajan Singh to Ponting, two runs, down leg side and trickled
        fine

End of over 15 (3 runs) Australia 51/1 (trail by 35 runs)
Harbhajan Singh 1-0-3-0 - Stanley Street End
ML Hayden 35* (52b 4x4) RT Ponting 14* (34b 1x4)

       Nehra to now bowl from the Vulture Street end
  15.1 Nehra to Hayden, two runs, short and punched out through the covers
  15.2 Nehra to Hayden, three runs, this time pitched up on leg and
        flicked out to mid wicket
  15.3 Nehra to Ponting, no run, forward defensive
  15.4 Nehra to Ponting, no run, pushed out to mid off
  15.5 Nehra to Ponting, no run, forward defensive
  15.6 Nehra to Ponting, no run, plays and misses outside off, time for
        one more over before lunch

End of over 16 (5 runs) Australia 56/1 (trail by 30 runs)
A Nehra 5-1-10-0 (1nb) - Vulture Street End
ML Hayden 40* (54b 4x4) RT Ponting 14* (38b 1x4)

  16.1 Harbhajan Singh to Hayden, one run, short, onto the back foot and
        punched out into the covers
  16.2 Harbhajan Singh to Ponting, no run, forward defensive
  16.3 Harbhajan Singh to Ponting, no run, down the track driving,
        mistimes it slightly straight to mid on
  16.4 Harbhajan Singh to Ponting, one run, squirts the ball out to mid
        wicket
  16.5 Harbhajan Singh to Hayden, one run, flicked out to mid wicket
  16.6 Harbhajan Singh to Ponting, no run, drives to mid off, well fielded
        and that is lunch here on day 5. Please join us again in 40
        minutes (0240 GMT for the resumption), please feel free to send
        any contructive comments to comms@cricinfo.com

End of over 17 (3 runs) Australia 59/1 (trail by 27 runs)
Harbhajan Singh 2-0-6-0 - Stanley Street End
ML Hayden 42* (56b 4x4) RT Ponting 15* (42b 1x4)

Match State: Lunch - Day 5

  17.1 Nehra to Hayden, (noball) no run, pushed back and cannons into the
        stumps at the bowler's end
  17.1 Nehra to Hayden, no run, left alone outside off
  17.2 Nehra to Hayden, FOUR, drives, thick top edge and well over second
        slip down to the third man boundary
  17.3 Nehra to Hayden, no run, left alone outside off
  17.4 Nehra to Hayden, FOUR, overpitched outside leg and flicked out to
        the mid wicket boundary to bring up his half century
  17.5 Nehra to Hayden, no run, left alone outside off
  17.6 Nehra to Hayden, no run, left alone outside off

End of over 18 (9 runs) Australia 68/1 (trail by 18 runs)
A Nehra 6-1-19-0 (2nb) - Vulture Street End
RT Ponting 15* (42b 1x4) ML Hayden 50* (63b 6x4)

  18.1 Harbhajan Singh to Ponting, one run, driven down to long on
  18.2 Harbhajan Singh to Hayden, one run, swept out to the boundary rider
        at square leg
  18.3 Harbhajan Singh to Ponting, no run, driven to mid off
  18.4 Harbhajan Singh to Ponting, no run, driven to mid on
  18.5 Harbhajan Singh to Ponting, FOUR, drives straight out to the extra
        cover boundary
  18.6 Harbhajan Singh to Ponting, no run, guided to gully

End of over 19 (6 runs) Australia 74/1 (trail by 12 runs)
Harbhajan Singh 3-0-12-0 - Stanley Street End
ML Hayden 51* (64b 6x4) RT Ponting 20* (47b 2x4)

  19.1 Nehra to Hayden, two runs, classic off drive to long on
  19.2 Nehra to Hayden, one run, inside edge ontot he pads and down leg
        side
  19.3 Nehra to Ponting, one run
  19.4 Nehra to Hayden, no run
  19.5 Nehra to Hayden, FOUR, pitched up and hammered out to the mid off
        boundary
  19.6 Nehra to Hayden, no run, pushed to mid off

End of over 20 (8 runs) Australia 82/1 (trail by 4 runs)
A Nehra 7-1-27-0 (2nb) - Vulture Street End
RT Ponting 21* (48b 2x4) ML Hayden 58* (69b 7x4)

  20.1 Harbhajan Singh to Ponting, FOUR, too short and cut out backward of
        point
  20.2 Harbhajan Singh to Ponting, FOUR, two steps down the wicket and
        hammers it out to the extra cover boundary
  20.3 Harbhajan Singh to Ponting, one run, pushes it out on the leg side
        and they scamper through for a single
  20.4 Harbhajan Singh to Hayden, three runs, cracked out to the point
        boundary
  20.5 Harbhajan Singh to Ponting, one run, driven to mid on
  20.6 Harbhajan Singh to Hayden, one run, pushed out to the vacant mid
        wicket area

End of over 21 (14 runs) Australia 96/1 (lead by 10 runs)
Harbhajan Singh 4-0-26-0 - Stanley Street End
ML Hayden 62* (71b 7x4) RT Ponting 31* (52b 4x4)

  21.1 Nehra to Hayden, one run, just drops it in front and runs
  21.2 Nehra to Ponting, no run, drives to mid on
  21.3 Nehra to Ponting, two runs, flicked out square of the wicket for an
        easy two runs
  21.4 Nehra to Ponting, no run, drives back to the bowler
  21.5 Nehra to Ponting, one run, pushes to mid off for an easy single
       Last 50 runs in 27 minutes off 6.5 overs
  21.6 Nehra to Hayden, no run, pushes to mid off

End of over 22 (4 runs) Australia 100/1 (lead by 14 runs)
A Nehra 8-1-31-0 (2nb) - Vulture Street End
RT Ponting 34* (56b 4x4) ML Hayden 63* (73b 7x4)

  22.1 Harbhajan Singh to Ponting, one run
  22.2 Harbhajan Singh to Hayden, two runs, swept and well saved down on
        the backward square boundary
  22.3 Harbhajan Singh to Hayden, FOUR, swept again this time finer and
        the fielders have no chance
  22.4 Harbhajan Singh to Hayden, one run
  22.5 Harbhajan Singh to Ponting, no run
  22.6 Harbhajan Singh to Ponting, one run

End of over 23 (9 runs) Australia 109/1 (lead by 23 runs)
Harbhajan Singh 5-0-35-0 - Stanley Street End
RT Ponting 36* (59b 4x4) ML Hayden 70* (76b 8x4)

  23.1 Tendulkar to Ponting, no run
  23.2 Tendulkar to Ponting, no run
  23.3 Tendulkar to Ponting, no run
  23.4 Tendulkar to Ponting, no run
  23.5 Tendulkar to Ponting, two runs, driven out backward of point
  23.6 Tendulkar to Ponting, no run, driven to mid on

End of over 24 (2 runs) Australia 111/1 (lead by 25 runs)
SR Tendulkar 1-0-2-0 - Vulture Street End
ML Hayden 70* (76b 8x4) RT Ponting 38* (65b 4x4)

       Nehra to bowl from the Stanley Street end
  24.1 Nehra to Hayden, three runs, drives handsomely to the long on
        boundary
  24.2 Nehra to Ponting, FOUR, played off the edge to third man between
        cesond slip and gully
  24.3 Nehra to Ponting, no run, driven to mid off, no run
  24.4 Nehra to Ponting, three runs, overpitched on leg and driven out to
        the vacant mid wicket region
  24.5 Nehra to Hayden, no run, drives back, bowler gets a hand on it and
        stops a run
  24.6 Nehra to Hayden, no run, leaves a rare ball alone as it passes by
        off stump

End of over 25 (10 runs) Australia 121/1 (lead by 35 runs)
A Nehra 9-1-41-0 (2nb) - Stanley Street End
RT Ponting 45* (68b 5x4) ML Hayden 73* (79b 8x4)

  25.1 Tendulkar to Ponting, one run, pushes out to point
  25.2 Tendulkar to Hayden, no run, forward defensive
  25.3 Tendulkar to Hayden, no run, forward defensive
  25.4 Tendulkar to Hayden, no run, forward defensive
  25.5 Tendulkar to Hayden, SIX, plays through the line and lofts it high
        over long on
  25.6 Tendulkar to Hayden, no run, gets a bottom edge to a cut shot

End of over 26 (7 runs) Australia 128/1 (lead by 42 runs)
SR Tendulkar 2-0-9-0 - Vulture Street End
RT Ponting 46* (69b 5x4) ML Hayden 79* (84b 8x4 1x6)

  26.1 Nehra to Ponting, two runs, pushed out to mid wicket, these two are
        running well between the wicket
  26.2 Nehra to Ponting, one run, drives out into the covers, think about
        a second but wisely forget the idea
  26.3 Nehra to Hayden, no run, drives to mid on
  26.4 Nehra to Hayden, two runs, short and pulled out to the sweeper on
        the square leg boundary
  26.5 Nehra to Hayden, one run, short and pulled out to the sweeper on
        the square leg boundary
  26.6 Nehra to Ponting, no run, pushed to Tendulkar at short cover

End of over 27 (6 runs) Australia 134/1 (lead by 48 runs)
A Nehra 10-1-47-0 (2nb) - Stanley Street End
ML Hayden 82* (87b 8x4 1x6) RT Ponting 49* (72b 5x4)

       Harbhajan to bowl from the Vulture Street end
  27.1 Harbhajan Singh to Hayden, FOUR, short and wide, gives himself room
        and crack, out to the mid off boundary
  27.2 Harbhajan Singh to Hayden, no run, forward defensive
  27.3 Harbhajan Singh to Hayden, no run, forward defensive
  27.4 Harbhajan Singh to Hayden, FOUR, swept effortlessly out to the
        backward square boundary
  27.5 Harbhajan Singh to Hayden, one run, pushed to mid on for an easy
        single
  27.6 Harbhajan Singh to Ponting, no run, pushed to mid off

End of over 28 (9 runs) Australia 143/1 (lead by 57 runs)
Harbhajan Singh 6-0-44-0 - Vulture Street End
ML Hayden 91* (92b 10x4 1x6) RT Ponting 49* (73b 5x4)

  28.1 Nehra to Hayden, one run, short and pulled backward of square
  28.2 Nehra to Ponting, one run, pushed out to mid off to bring up his
        half century
  28.3 Nehra to Hayden, one run, pushed to mid wicket
  28.4 Nehra to Ponting, OUT: slashes at a wide ball straight to the hands
        of Sehwag at backward point

       Australia 146/2, Partnership of 140
       RT Ponting  c Sehwag b Nehra  50 (75b 5x4 0x6)
       ML Hayden 93* (94b 10x4 1x6) A Nehra 10.4-1-50-1 (2nb)

  28.5 Nehra to Martyn, three runs, just leans on it and it rockets past
        the bowler to long off
  28.6 Nehra to Hayden, SIX, well caught by the gentleman six rows back at
        long on

End of over 29 (12 runs) Australia 155/2 (lead by 69 runs)
A Nehra 11-1-59-1 (2nb) - Stanley Street End
DR Martyn 3* (1b) ML Hayden 99* (95b 10x4 2x6)

  29.1 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run, pushed to mid on
  29.2 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, one run, turned off the pads backward of
        square
  29.3 Harbhajan Singh to Hayden, no run, cuts on the bounce to mid off
  29.4 Harbhajan Singh to Hayden, no run, sweeps down leg side, no contact
        made
  29.5 Harbhajan Singh to Hayden, OUT: cweeps high in the air to Sehwag on
        the square leg boundary

       Australia 156/3, Partnership of 10
       ML Hayden  c Sehwag b Harbhajan Singh  99 (98b 10x4 2x6)
       DR Martyn 4* (3b) Harbhajan Singh 6.5-0-45-1

Match State: Drinks

       Steve Waugh comes out for his last Test innings at the Brisbane
        Cricket Ground
  29.6 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run, cut out to point

End of over 30 (1 run) Australia 156/3 (lead by 70 runs)
Harbhajan Singh 7-0-45-1 - Vulture Street End
SR Waugh 0* (0b) DR Martyn 4* (4b)

  30.1 Nehra to Waugh, no run, short ball outside off
       An interesting fact that Hayden also has a One Day score of 99
        where he was lbw to Sehwag
  30.2 Nehra to Waugh, FOUR, genuine edge to the third man boundary
  30.3 Nehra to Waugh, no run, forward defensive
  30.4 Nehra to Waugh, no run, drives out into the covers
  30.5 Nehra to Waugh, no run, ducks under a short one
  30.6 Nehra to Waugh, no run, left alone outside off stump

End of over 31 (4 runs) Australia 160/3 (lead by 74 runs)
A Nehra 12-1-63-1 (2nb) - Stanley Street End
DR Martyn 4* (4b) SR Waugh 4* (6b 1x4)

  31.1 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run, forward defensive
  31.2 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, two runs, pitched up and driven through
        mid wicket
  31.3 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, two runs, cut and a sloppy bit of
        fielding at backward point, straight between the legs
  31.4 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, one run, driven to long on
  31.5 Harbhajan Singh to Waugh, FOUR, short and down leg side, got
        exactly what it deserved and out to the backward square boundary
  31.6 Harbhajan Singh to Waugh, no run, forward defensive

End of over 32 (9 runs) Australia 169/3 (lead by 83 runs)
Harbhajan Singh 8-0-54-1 - Vulture Street End
DR Martyn 9* (8b) SR Waugh 8* (8b 2x4)

  32.1 Nehra to Martyn, no run, left alone outside off stump
  32.2 Nehra to Martyn, no run, left alone outside off
  32.3 Nehra to Martyn, two runs, driven though mid off
  32.4 Nehra to Martyn, two runs, off the back foot and punched forward of
        point
  32.5 Nehra to Martyn, no run, left alone outside off stump
  32.6 Nehra to Martyn, (noball) no run, driven to mid off
  32.6 Nehra to Martyn, one run, pushed to cover point for an easy single

End of over 33 (6 runs) Australia 175/3 (lead by 89 runs)
A Nehra 13-1-69-1 (3nb) - Stanley Street End
DR Martyn 14* (15b) SR Waugh 8* (8b 2x4)

  33.1 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, one run, drives to mid on
  33.2 Harbhajan Singh to Waugh, no run, forward defensive
  33.3 Harbhajan Singh to Waugh, no run, comes forward and does not
        connect, is out of the crease and Patel drops the ball, a stumping
        goes begging
  33.4 Harbhajan Singh to Waugh, no run, forward defensive
  33.5 Harbhajan Singh to Waugh, one run, flicked out backward of square
  33.6 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run, forward defensive

End of over 34 (2 runs) Australia 177/3 (lead by 91 runs)
Harbhajan Singh 9-0-56-1 - Vulture Street End
SR Waugh 9* (12b 2x4) DR Martyn 15* (17b)

       Agarkar to bowl from the Stanley Street end
  34.1 Agarkar to Waugh, no run, left alone outside off
  34.2 Agarkar to Waugh, no run, left alone outside off
  34.3 Agarkar to Waugh, no run, left alone outside off
  34.4 Agarkar to Waugh, no run, fuller ball, drives to mid off, no chance
        of a run
  34.5 Agarkar to Waugh, no run, forward defensive
  34.6 Agarkar to Waugh, no run, forward defensive

End of over 35 (maiden) Australia 177/3 (lead by 91 runs)
AB Agarkar 8-3-28-1 - Stanley Street End
DR Martyn 15* (17b) SR Waugh 9* (18b 2x4)

  35.1 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run, forward defensive
  35.2 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run, forward defensive
  35.3 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run, pushes it to mid on, no chance
        of a run
  35.4 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run, pushes it on the bounce to short
        square leg
  35.5 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, one run, turns it off the pads to
        backward square
  35.6 Harbhajan Singh to Waugh, one run, drives to mid on, well fielded

End of over 36 (2 runs) Australia 179/3 (lead by 93 runs)
Harbhajan Singh 10-0-58-1 - Vulture Street End
SR Waugh 10* (19b 2x4) DR Martyn 16* (22b)

  36.1 Agarkar to Waugh, no run, left alone outside off stmp and through
        to Patel
  36.2 Agarkar to Waugh, no run, pushes back to the bowler
  36.3 Agarkar to Waugh, no run, pushes back to the bowler
  36.4 Agarkar to Waugh, no run, left alone outside off stump
  36.5 Agarkar to Waugh, FOUR, genuine edge to the right of second slip
        and down to the third man boundary
  36.6 Agarkar to Waugh, no run, pueshed to mid wicket

End of over 37 (4 runs) Australia 183/3 (lead by 97 runs)
AB Agarkar 9-3-32-1 - Stanley Street End
DR Martyn 16* (22b) SR Waugh 14* (25b 3x4)

  37.1 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run
  37.2 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run
  37.3 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run, pushes to short square leg
  37.4 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run, pushes to short square leg
  37.5 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run, pushes to short square leg
  37.6 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run, forward defensive

End of over 38 (maiden) Australia 183/3 (lead by 97 runs)
Harbhajan Singh 11-1-58-1 - Vulture Street End
SR Waugh 14* (25b 3x4) DR Martyn 16* (28b)

  38.1 Agarkar to Waugh, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Patel
  38.2 Agarkar to Waugh, one run, driven out forward of point
  38.3 Agarkar to Martyn, no run, drives to mid off
  38.4 Agarkar to Martyn, no run, left alone outside off
  38.5 Agarkar to Martyn, no run, left alone outside off
  38.6 Agarkar to Martyn, no run, drives to mid off

End of over 39 (1 run) Australia 184/3 (lead by 98 runs)
AB Agarkar 10-3-33-1 - Stanley Street End
SR Waugh 15* (27b 3x4) DR Martyn 16* (32b)

  39.1 Harbhajan Singh to Waugh, no run, pushed to short square leg
  39.2 Harbhajan Singh to Waugh, no run, forward defensive
  39.3 Harbhajan Singh to Waugh, no run, left alone outside off
  39.4 Harbhajan Singh to Waugh, one run, cut out forward of point
  39.5 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run, forward defensive
  39.6 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run, forward defensive

End of over 40 (1 run) Australia 185/3 (lead by 99 runs)
Harbhajan Singh 12-1-59-1 - Vulture Street End
SR Waugh 16* (31b 3x4) DR Martyn 16* (34b)

  40.1 Agarkar to Waugh, (noball) no run, left alone outside off and
        through to Patel
  40.1 Agarkar to Waugh, no run, forward defensive
  40.2 Agarkar to Waugh, no run, driven to mid off
  40.3 Agarkar to Waugh, FOUR, short and cracked out to the point boundary
  40.4 Agarkar to Waugh, bye: FOUR, down leg side, very harsh on Patel, he
        had no chance in stopping it
  40.5 Agarkar to Waugh, no run, cut out to point
  40.6 Agarkar to Waugh, no run, pushed to mid on

End of over 41 (9 runs) Australia 194/3 (lead by 108 runs)
AB Agarkar 11-3-38-1 (1nb) - Stanley Street End
DR Martyn 16* (34b) SR Waugh 20* (38b 4x4)

  41.1 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run, drives to mid on
  41.2 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, three runs, late cu, backward point
        chaseas and then falls over, has to get up and chase again
  41.3 Harbhajan Singh to Waugh, no run, drives to mid off
  41.4 Harbhajan Singh to Waugh, no run, drives to mid off
  41.5 Harbhajan Singh to Waugh, no run, drives to mid off
  41.6 Harbhajan Singh to Waugh, no run, left alone outside off stump

End of over 42 (3 runs) Australia 197/3 (lead by 111 runs)
Harbhajan Singh 13-1-62-1 - Vulture Street End
DR Martyn 19* (36b) SR Waugh 20* (42b 4x4)

  42.1 Agarkar to Martyn, no run, pushed to mid off
  42.2 Agarkar to Martyn, FOUR, cut out to the point boundary
  42.3 Agarkar to Martyn, no run, chopped on the bounce to gully
  42.4 Agarkar to Martyn, two runs, driven out to extra cover
  42.5 Agarkar to Martyn, one run, cut out to point
  42.6 Agarkar to Waugh, no run, ducks under a short one and through to
        Patel

End of over 43 (7 runs) Australia 204/3 (lead by 118 runs)
AB Agarkar 12-3-45-1 (1nb) - Stanley Street End
DR Martyn 26* (41b 1x4) SR Waugh 20* (43b 4x4)

  43.1 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run, forward defensive
  43.2 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, two runs, inside edge down theo fine leg
  43.3 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run, cuts to short third man
  43.4 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run, forward defensive
  43.5 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run, pushes to mid wicket
  43.6 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, two runs, pushes it wide of slip for an
        easy two runs

End of over 44 (4 runs) Australia 208/3 (lead by 122 runs)
Harbhajan Singh 14-1-66-1 - Vulture Street End
SR Waugh 20* (43b 4x4) DR Martyn 30* (47b 1x4)

       Sehwag now to bowl from the Stanley Street end
  44.1 Sehwag to Waugh, no run, forward defensive
  44.2 Sehwag to Waugh, no run, forward defensive
  44.3 Sehwag to Waugh, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Patel
  44.4 Sehwag to Waugh, one run, drives to mid on where it is misfielded
        and they get a single
  44.5 Sehwag to Martyn, no run, forward defensive
  44.6 Sehwag to Martyn, no run, forward defensive

End of over 45 (1 run) Australia 209/3 (lead by 123 runs)
V Sehwag 1-0-1-0 - Stanley Street End
SR Waugh 21* (47b 4x4) DR Martyn 30* (49b 1x4)

  45.1 Harbhajan Singh to Waugh, no run, forward defensive
  45.2 Harbhajan Singh to Waugh, FOUR, short and cut to the backward point
        boundary
  45.3 Harbhajan Singh to Waugh, no run, pushes out into the covers
  45.4 Harbhajan Singh to Waugh, three runs, short and cut to the backward
        point boundary
  45.5 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run, drives to mid on
  45.6 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run, drives to mid on

End of over 46 (7 runs) Australia 216/3 (lead by 130 runs)
Harbhajan Singh 15-1-73-1 - Vulture Street End
SR Waugh 28* (51b 5x4) DR Martyn 30* (51b 1x4)

  46.1 Sehwag to Waugh, no run, forward defensive
  46.2 Sehwag to Waugh, no run, drives to mid off
  46.3 Sehwag to Waugh, no run, forward defensive
  46.4 Sehwag to Waugh, no run, forward defensive
  46.5 Sehwag to Waugh, no run, forward defensive
  46.6 Sehwag to Waugh, no run, forward defensive

End of over 47 (maiden) Australia 216/3 (lead by 130 runs)
V Sehwag 2-1-1-0 - Stanley Street End
DR Martyn 30* (51b 1x4) SR Waugh 28* (57b 5x4)

  47.1 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run, pushed to mid on, no run there
  47.2 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, one run, this time driven slightly to
        the right of mid on
  47.3 Harbhajan Singh to Waugh, one run, pushed out forward of point
  47.4 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, one run, played off the pads backward of
        square on the leg side
  47.5 Harbhajan Singh to Waugh, no run, plays and misses at a good ball
        outside off
  47.6 Harbhajan Singh to Waugh, one run, drives out into the covers

End of over 48 (4 runs) Australia 220/3 (lead by 134 runs)
Harbhajan Singh 16-1-77-1 - Vulture Street End
SR Waugh 30* (60b 5x4) DR Martyn 32* (54b 1x4)

  48.1 Sehwag to Waugh, one run, played off the pads backward of square
  48.2 Sehwag to Martyn, no run, forward defensive
  48.3 Sehwag to Martyn, no run, played to backward point
  48.4 Sehwag to Martyn, no run, plays and misses a good ball outside off
       Time for one more over before tea
  48.5 Sehwag to Martyn, no run
  48.6 Sehwag to Martyn, no run

End of over 49 (1 run) Australia 221/3 (lead by 135 runs)
V Sehwag 3-1-2-0 - Stanley Street End
SR Waugh 31* (61b 5x4) DR Martyn 32* (59b 1x4)

  49.1 Harbhajan Singh to Waugh, no run, driven into the cover
  49.2 Harbhajan Singh to Waugh, no run, drives straight into the legs of
        Chopra under the helmet
  49.3 Harbhajan Singh to Waugh, two runs, flicked out to square leg
  49.4 Harbhajan Singh to Waugh, three runs, driven down the ground to
        long on
  49.5 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, one run, guides the ball wide of slip to
        third man
  49.6 Harbhajan Singh to Waugh, no run, driven into the cover

End of over 50 (6 runs) Australia 227/3 (lead by 141 runs)
Harbhajan Singh 17-1-83-1 - Vulture Street End
DR Martyn 33* (60b 1x4) SR Waugh 36* (66b 5x4)

Match State: Tea - Day 5

       That is tea here at the Brisbane Cricket Ground
       Nehra to bowl from the Stanley Street End
  50.1 Nehra to Martyn, no run, pushed to mid off
  50.2 Nehra to Martyn, no run, short and cut straight at the feet of
        point, that hurt
  50.3 Nehra to Martyn, one run, driven to mid off
  50.4 Nehra to Waugh, no run, left alone outside off
  50.5 Nehra to Waugh, no run, left alone outside off and through to Patel
  50.6 Nehra to Waugh, one run, short and on to the back foot, cut
        backward of point

End of over 51 (2 runs) Australia 229/3 (lead by 143 runs)
A Nehra 14-1-71-1 (3nb) - Stanley Street End
SR Waugh 37* (69b 5x4) DR Martyn 34* (63b 1x4)

  51.1 Harbhajan Singh to Waugh, one run, pushed out square of the wicket
  51.2 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, FOUR, down the wicket, turns it into a
        full toss and hammers it out to the mid off boundary
  51.3 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run, down the wicket again and drives
        it back to the bowler on the bounce
  51.4 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, one run, turns it backward of square
  51.5 Harbhajan Singh to Waugh, one run, turns it backward of square
  51.6 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run, forward defensive

End of over 52 (7 runs) Australia 236/3 (lead by 150 runs)
Harbhajan Singh 18-1-90-1 - Vulture Street End
SR Waugh 39* (71b 5x4) DR Martyn 39* (67b 2x4)

  52.1 Nehra to Waugh, no run, left alone outside off and through to Patel
  52.2 Nehra to Waugh, no run, forward defensive
  52.3 Nehra to Waugh, no run, plays and misses outside off
  52.4 Nehra to Waugh, no run, pushes to cover point
  52.5 Nehra to Waugh, two runs, drives forward of point towards the
        boundary
  52.6 Nehra to Waugh, no run, pushes to mid off

End of over 53 (2 runs) Australia 238/3 (lead by 152 runs)
A Nehra 15-1-73-1 (3nb) - Stanley Street End
DR Martyn 39* (67b 2x4) SR Waugh 41* (77b 5x4)

  53.1 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run, turned backward of square
  53.2 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, one run, drives down to long on
  53.3 Harbhajan Singh to Waugh, no run, forward defensive
  53.4 Harbhajan Singh to Waugh, no run, forward defensive
  53.5 Harbhajan Singh to Waugh, one run, flicked off the pads backward of
        square
  53.6 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, one run, comes down the wicket and
        drives to long on

End of over 54 (3 runs) Australia 241/3 (lead by 155 runs)
Harbhajan Singh 19-1-93-1 - Vulture Street End
DR Martyn 41* (70b 2x4) SR Waugh 42* (80b 5x4)

  54.1 Nehra to Martyn, no run, forward defensive
  54.2 Nehra to Martyn, (noball) no run, played backward of point
  54.2 Nehra to Martyn, two runs, pushed out to the vacant mid wicket
  54.3 Nehra to Martyn, no run, left alone outside off
  54.4 Nehra to Martyn, no run, pushed to mid off
  54.5 Nehra to Martyn, one run, pushed the ball to mid on
  54.6 Nehra to Waugh, no run, drives to mid off, no chance of a run

End of over 55 (4 runs) Australia 245/3 (lead by 159 runs)
A Nehra 16-1-77-1 (4nb) - Stanley Street End
DR Martyn 44* (76b 2x4) SR Waugh 42* (81b 5x4)

  55.1 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, FOUR, cut out forward of point, no field
        cover out there
  55.2 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run, pushed out to mid wicket
  55.3 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run, pushed out to mid wicket
  55.4 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run, pushed out to mid wicket
  55.5 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, two runs, flicked off the pads backward
        of square to bring up his half century
  55.6 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run, forward defensive

End of over 56 (6 runs) Australia 251/3 (lead by 165 runs)
Harbhajan Singh 20-1-99-1 - Vulture Street End
SR Waugh 42* (81b 5x4) DR Martyn 50* (82b 3x4)

  56.1 Nehra to Waugh, no run, pushed back to the bowler
  56.2 Nehra to Waugh, no run, pushed to mid off
  56.3 Nehra to Waugh, no run, pushed to mid off
  56.4 Nehra to Waugh, (noball) no run, drives out to mid off, no chance
        of a run
  56.4 Nehra to Waugh, one run, cut hard at point, misfielded and they get
        a single
  56.5 Nehra to Martyn, no run, pushed to mid off
  56.6 Nehra to Martyn, no run, plays and misses otside off

End of over 57 (2 runs) Australia 253/3 (lead by 167 runs)
A Nehra 17-1-79-1 (5nb) - Stanley Street End
SR Waugh 43* (86b 5x4) DR Martyn 50* (84b 3x4)

  57.1 Harbhajan Singh to Waugh, no run, forward defensive
  57.2 Harbhajan Singh to Waugh, one run, pushed backward 0fosquare
  57.3 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run, forward defensive
  57.4 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run, pushed to mid wicket
  57.5 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, no run
  57.6 Harbhajan Singh to Martyn, one run, driven to long on

End of over 58 (2 runs) Australia 255/3 (lead by 169 runs)
Harbhajan Singh 21-1-101-1 - Vulture Street End
DR Martyn 51* (88b 3x4) SR Waugh 44* (88b 5x4)

  58.1 Nehra to Martyn, no run, pushes it out to point
  58.2 Nehra to Martyn, no run
  58.3 Nehra to Martyn, no run, cut on the bounce to point
  58.4 Nehra to Martyn, three runs, well timed drive out into the covers
  58.5 Nehra to Waugh, one run, pushed out forward of point
  58.6 Nehra to Martyn, no run, cut out straight to the point fielder

End of over 59 (4 runs) Australia 259/3 (lead by 173 runs)
A Nehra 18-1-83-1 (5nb) - Stanley Street End
SR Waugh 45* (89b 5x4) DR Martyn 54* (93b 3x4)

  59.1 Sehwag to Waugh, no run, pushed to mid on
  59.2 Sehwag to Waugh, no run, pushed to mid on
  59.3 Sehwag to Waugh, FOUR, hammers it down to long on
  59.4 Sehwag to Waugh, no run
  59.5 Sehwag to Waugh, one run, cuts it to backward point to bring up his
        half century
  59.6 Sehwag to Martyn, SIX, high and hard and two tiers back at long off

End of over 60 (11 runs) Australia 270/3 (lead by 184 runs)
V Sehwag 4-1-13-0 - Vulture Street End
SR Waugh 50* (94b 6x4) DR Martyn 60* (94b 3x4 1x6)

  60.1 Nehra to Waugh, no run, driven out into the covers
  60.2 Nehra to Waugh, no run, driven out into the covers
  60.3 Nehra to Waugh, no run, driven out into the covers
  60.4 Nehra to Waugh, no run, pushed to mid off
  60.5 Nehra to Waugh, (noball) no run, played on the bounce to gully,
        that was a huge front foot no ball
  60.5 Nehra to Waugh, FOUR, pitched up outside off and driven out through
        the covers
  60.6 Nehra to Waugh, one run, pushed out into the covers

End of over 61 (6 runs) Australia 276/3 (lead by 190 runs)
A Nehra 19-1-89-1 (6nb) - Stanley Street End
SR Waugh 55* (101b 7x4) DR Martyn 60* (94b 3x4 1x6)

  61.1 Sehwag to Waugh, one run, short and pulled out to deep mid wicket
  61.2 Sehwag to Martyn, SIX, drives high of the collection of policemen
        down on the long off boundary
  61.3 Sehwag to Martyn, no run, pushes out to mid wicket
  61.4 Sehwag to Martyn, no run, pushes out to mid wicket
  61.5 Sehwag to Martyn, no run, forward defensive
  61.6 Sehwag to Martyn, (noball) no run
  61.6 Sehwag to Martyn, no run

End of over 62 (8 runs) Australia 284/3 (lead by 198 runs)
V Sehwag 5-1-21-0 (1nb) - Vulture Street End
SR Waugh 56* (102b 7x4) DR Martyn 66* (100b 3x4 2x6)

   0.1 Gillespie to Chopra, no run, forward defensive
   0.2 Gillespie to Chopra, no run, left alone outside off stump
   0.3 Gillespie to Chopra, no run, forward defensive
   0.4 Gillespie to Chopra, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Gilchrist
   0.5 Gillespie to Chopra, FOUR, full and on leg stump, flicked down to
        the fine leg boundary
   0.6 Gillespie to Chopra, no run

End of over 1 (4 runs) India 4/0 (195 more runs req)
JN Gillespie 1-0-4-0 - Stanley Street End
V Sehwag 0* (0b) A Chopra 4* (6b 1x4)

   1.1 Bracken to Sehwag, OUT: down leg side tires to flick it out to mid
        wicket but only succeeds in sending it high in the air where
        Martyn takes a comfortable catch at mid wicket

       India 4/1, Partnership of 4
       V Sehwag  c Martyn b Bracken  0 (1b 0x4 0x6)
       A Chopra 4* (6b 1x4) NW Bracken 0.1-0-0-1

   1.2 Bracken to Chopra, OUT: pushes at a ball away from his body and
        edges it to Langer at fourth slip

       India 4/2, Partnership of 0
       A Chopra  c Langer b Bracken  4 (7b 1x4 0x6)
       R Dravid 0* (0b) NW Bracken 0.2-0-0-2

   1.3 Bracken to Laxman, two runs, guides it between the two gullies and
        down to third man
   1.4 Bracken to Laxman, no run, drives to mid off
   1.5 Bracken to Laxman, no run, left alone well wide of off stump and
        through to Gilchrist
   1.6 Bracken to Laxman, no run, forward defensive

End of over 2 (2 runs) India 6/2 (193 more runs req)
NW Bracken 1-0-2-2 - Vulture Street End
R Dravid 0* (0b) VVS Laxman 2* (4b)

   2.1 Gillespie to Dravid, no run, pushed to mid off
   2.2 Gillespie to Dravid, no run, pushed to mid off
   2.3 Gillespie to Dravid, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Gilchrist
   2.4 Gillespie to Dravid, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Gilchrist
   2.5 Gillespie to Dravid, no run, forward defensive
   2.6 Gillespie to Dravid, three runs, driven through the vacant mid on
        region

End of over 3 (3 runs) India 9/2 (190 more runs req)
JN Gillespie 2-0-7-0 - Stanley Street End
R Dravid 3* (6b) VVS Laxman 2* (4b)

   3.1 Bracken to Dravid, FOUR, pitched up outside off magnificent cover
        drive all the way along the ground
   3.2 Bracken to Dravid, no run, defensive shot off the back foot
   3.3 Bracken to Dravid, two runs, pushed out forward of point
   3.4 Bracken to Dravid, no run, forward defesnive
   3.5 Bracken to Dravid, no run, forward defesnive
   3.6 Bracken to Dravid, no run, leaves a wide ball alone down leg side
        and through to Gilchrist

End of over 4 (6 runs) India 15/2 (184 more runs req)
NW Bracken 2-0-8-2 - Vulture Street End
VVS Laxman 2* (4b) R Dravid 9* (12b 1x4)

   4.1 Gillespie to Laxman, no run, pushes it out to backward point
   4.2 Gillespie to Laxman, no run, short and ducks under it as it sails
        harmlessly by
   4.3 Gillespie to Laxman, no run, pushed to mid wicket
   4.4 Gillespie to Laxman, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Gilchrist
   4.5 Gillespie to Laxman, no run, short and ducks under it as it sails
        harmlessly by
   4.6 Gillespie to Laxman, no run, guides it to backward point

End of over 5 (maiden) India 15/2 (184 more runs req)
JN Gillespie 3-1-7-0 - Stanley Street End
R Dravid 9* (12b 1x4) VVS Laxman 2* (10b)

       MacGill now to bowl from the Vulture Street end
   5.1 MacGill to Dravid, FOUR, pitched up and sent out to the boundary at
        cover point
   5.2 MacGill to Dravid, FOUR, overpitched again and this time driven to
        the long on boundary
   5.3 MacGill to Dravid, three runs, pitched up again outside off and
        driven out into the covers
   5.4 MacGill to Laxman, no run, driven to mid off
   5.5 MacGill to Laxman, one run, full toss hit into the legs of Katich
        at short square
   5.6 MacGill to Dravid, no run, driven to mid off

End of over 6 (12 runs) India 27/2 (172 more runs req)
SCG MacGill 1-0-12-0 - Vulture Street End
VVS Laxman 3* (12b) R Dravid 20* (16b 3x4)

   6.1 Gillespie to Laxman, one run, short and on to the back foot,,pushed
        to mid wicket
   6.2 Gillespie to Dravid, three runs, on leg and flicked out square, a
        long chase for Bracken from fine leg
   6.3 Gillespie to Laxman, (noball) no run, played defensively
   6.3 Gillespie to Laxman, no run, plays and misses a good ball the
        swings alarmingly once it passes the bat
   6.4 Gillespie to Laxman, no run, left alone outside off
   6.5 Gillespie to Laxman, two runs, flicked off the pads backward of
        square, more chasing for Bracken from fine leg
   6.6 Gillespie to Laxman, no run, pushes defensively to mid wicket

End of over 7 (7 runs) India 34/2 (165 more runs req)
JN Gillespie 4-1-14-0 (1nb) - Stanley Street End
R Dravid 23* (17b 3x4) VVS Laxman 6* (18b)

   7.1 MacGill to Dravid, one run, played to third man
   7.2 MacGill to Laxman, FOUR, pitched up and driven straight back on the
        on side
   7.3 MacGill to Laxman, no run, driven to mid off
       For those wondering why Tendulkar did not bat in his customary
        position, it is because he was off the field for 48 minutes during
        the Australian innings and must wait for the same length of time
        before batting
   7.4 MacGill to Laxman, no run, driven into the covers
   7.5 MacGill to Laxman, FOUR, full on the leg stump and driven through
        mid wicket
   7.6 MacGill to Laxman, no run, driven into the covers

End of over 8 (9 runs) India 43/2 (156 more runs req)
SCG MacGill 2-0-21-0 - Vulture Street End
R Dravid 24* (18b 3x4) VVS Laxman 14* (23b 2x4)

   8.1 Gillespie to Dravid, no run
   8.2 Gillespie to Dravid, one run
   8.3 Gillespie to Laxman, one run, driven to mid on
   8.4 Gillespie to Dravid, no run
   8.5 Gillespie to Dravid, (noball) no run, left alone outside off
   8.5 Gillespie to Dravid, no run, left alone outside off stump
   8.6 Gillespie to Dravid, no run, defensive shot, played down in front

End of over 9 (3 runs) India 46/2 (153 more runs req)
JN Gillespie 5-1-17-0 (2nb) - Stanley Street End
VVS Laxman 15* (24b 2x4) R Dravid 25* (24b 3x4)

   9.1 MacGill to Laxman, three runs, short and hammered out to the cover
        point boundary
   9.2 MacGill to Dravid, no run, driven straight tot he fielder at mid on
   9.3 MacGill to Dravid, no run, cut, well fielded by Martyn in the gully
   9.4 MacGill to Dravid, no run, forward defensive
   9.5 MacGill to Dravid, no run, forward defensive
   9.6 MacGill to Dravid, no run, short and cut directly to point

End of over 10 (3 runs) India 49/2 (150 more runs req)
SCG MacGill 3-0-24-0 - Vulture Street End
VVS Laxman 18* (25b 2x4) R Dravid 25* (29b 3x4)

       Bichel to bowl from the Stanley Street end
  10.1 Bichel to Laxman, no run, forward defensive
  10.2 Bichel to Laxman, FOUR, overpitched and driven to the long on
        boundary
  10.3 Bichel to Laxman, no run, driven back to the bowler
  10.4 Bichel to Laxman, no run, pushes defensively out into the covers
  10.5 Bichel to Laxman, no run, pushes to mid on
  10.6 Bichel to Laxman, no run, pushes to mid on

End of over 11 (4 runs) India 53/2 (146 more runs req)
AJ Bichel 1-0-4-0 - Stanley Street End
R Dravid 25* (29b 3x4) VVS Laxman 22* (31b 3x4)

  11.1 MacGill to Dravid, no run, forward defensively, the ball goes on
        the bounce to gully
  11.2 MacGill to Dravid, three runs, short and onto the back foot,
        hammered out through the covers
  11.3 MacGill to Laxman, one run, pushed to the vacant mid wicket
  11.4 MacGill to Dravid, FOUR, oveerpitched and driven out to the mid on
        boundary
  11.5 MacGill to Dravid, no run
  11.6 MacGill to Dravid, no run

End of over 12 (8 runs) India 61/2 (138 more runs req)
SCG MacGill 4-0-32-0 - Vulture Street End
VVS Laxman 23* (32b 3x4) R Dravid 32* (34b 4x4)

  12.1 Bichel to Laxman, one run
  12.2 Bichel to Dravid, FOUR, cut out to the point boundary
  12.3 Bichel to Dravid, no run, forward defensive
  12.4 Bichel to Dravid, no run, forward defensive
  12.5 Bichel to Dravid, no run, gets a bottom edge to a cut shot and it
        goes down into the ground
  12.6 Bichel to Dravid, no run, forward defensive

End of over 13 (5 runs) India 66/2 (133 more runs req)
AJ Bichel 2-0-9-0 - Stanley Street End
VVS Laxman 24* (33b 3x4) R Dravid 36* (39b 5x4)

       Bracken to Bowl from the Vulture Street end
  13.1 Bracken to Laxman, no run, forward defensive
  13.2 Bracken to Laxman, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Gilchrist
  13.3 Bracken to Laxman, no run, plays a horizontal bat at a wide one and
        bounces it to gully
  13.4 Bracken to Laxman, no run, plays it off the edge to gully
  13.5 Bracken to Laxman, no run, .;pushed to mid wicket
  13.6 Bracken to Laxman, no run, .;pushed to mid wicket

End of over 14 (maiden) India 66/2 (133 more runs req)
NW Bracken 3-1-8-2 - Vulture Street End
R Dravid 36* (39b 5x4) VVS Laxman 24* (39b 3x4)

  14.1 Bichel to Dravid, no run, forward defensive
  14.2 Bichel to Dravid, three runs, overpitched on leg and driven out
        towards the mid on boundary
  14.3 Bichel to Laxman, no run, ducks under a short one and Gilchrist
        just manages to gather it in
  14.4 Bichel to Laxman, no run, plays it defensively out to point
  14.5 Bichel to Laxman, no run, driven back to the bowler
  14.6 Bichel to Laxman, no run, left alone outside off and through to
        Gilchrist

End of over 15 (3 runs) India 69/2 (130 more runs req)
AJ Bichel 3-0-12-0 - Stanley Street End
R Dravid 39* (41b 5x4) VVS Laxman 24* (43b 3x4)

       This may possibly be the last over of the game if they decide to
        call it off
  15.1 Bracken to Dravid, no run, forward defensive, pushes it out to
        cover
  15.2 Bracken to Dravid, no run, forward defensive, pushes it out to
        cover
  15.3 Bracken to Dravid, FOUR, overpitched on leg stump and flicked out
        to the square leg boundary
  15.4 Bracken to Dravid, no run, driven to mid on, no chance of a run
  15.5 Bracken to Dravid, no run, pushes defensively to mid off
  15.6 Bracken to Dravid, no run, forward defensively back to the bowler
        and that is the end of the match with both sides agreeing to call
        it off

End of over 16 (4 runs) India 73/2 (126 more runs req)
NW Bracken 4-1-12-2 - Vulture Street End
VVS Laxman 24* (43b 3x4) R Dravid 43* (47b 6x4)

Match State: Stumps - Day 5

       Ladies and Gentlemen that is it from the Brisbane Cricket Ground
        where 566 minutes or 166 overs have been lost in the game. Man of
        the Match is Indian captain Ganguly. We hope you have enjoyed the
        match coverage.
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