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W Jaffer and V Sehwag to open the batting
09:22 GMT: Start of innings
A Nel comes on to bowl
0b14lbNel to Jaffer
short in length, down the leg side, off the pads to wide of Boucher to fine leg fence for four legbyes
0b20short in length, gets right behind it and defends it to short leg
0b30fuller in length, hits the pad and missing leg stump
0b41good length ball, on off stump, defends it to cover and runs a quick single
0b50Nel to Sehwag
Gone! short in length, outside off, tries to play a cut shot, edges it to 2nd slip and de Villiers takes a lovely diving catch!
Sehwag c de Villiers b Nel (0 runs, 1 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
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RS Dravid comes in to bat
0b60Nel to Dravid
fuller in length and swings in, off the pads to leg side
End of over 1:(5 runs scored) India 5-1 (Jaffer 1*, 4 balls, Dravid 0*, 1 balls)




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M Ntini comes on to bowl
1b14Ntini to Jaffer
full ball, on middle and leg stump, drives it down the ground to mid-on for four
1b20full ball, on off sump, defends it to cover
1b31full ball, defends it to mid-on for a single
1b40Ntini to Dravid
full ball, digs it out to cover
1b54Shot! overpitched, came forward and played a lovely drive down the ground to mid-off for four
1b60on target, defends it to mid-off
End of over 2:(9 runs scored) India 14-1 (Jaffer 6*, 7 balls, Dravid 4*, 4 balls)




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2b10Nel to Jaffer
short of a good length, nips back, goe sback to defend it, hits him on the thigh pad
2b20short ball, ducks underneath it
2b30good length ball, gets right behind it and defends it to off side
2b44Shot! full ball, on middle and leg stump, plays a lovely on drive to deep midwicket fence for four
2b50short in length, bit wide outside off and left alone
2b60again short and wide outside off, lets it go through to keeper
End of over 3:(4 runs scored) India 18-1 (Jaffer 10*, 13 balls, Dravid 4*, 4 balls)
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3b10Ntini to Dravid
fuller in length, on off stump, defends it to gully
3b20fuller in length, on off stump, comes forward and defends it to cover
3b30full ball, on target, driven back to bowler
3b40from wide of the crease, fuller in length, on off stump, defends it back to bowler
Again problem with the ball, its gone out of shape and they are going to replace it
3b51short in length, on leg stump, turned to fine leg for a single
3b60Ntini to Jaffer
fuller in length, on off stump, edges it to gully and good diving stop by Gibss
End of over 4:(1 run scored) India 19-1 (Jaffer 10*, 14 balls, Dravid 5*, 9 balls)
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4b10Nel to Dravid
short ball, gets right behind it and defends it back to bowler
4b21fuller in length, on leg stump, turned to fine leg for a sigle
4b30Nel to Jaffer
full ball, on off stump, defends it to cover
4b40short in length, outside off and moves away, left alone
4b50short in length, outside off and left alone
4b60full and wide outside off and lets it go through to keeper
End of over 5:(1 run scored) India 20-1 (Jaffer 10*, 18 balls, Dravid 6*, 11 balls)
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5b10Ntini to Dravid
short in length, goes back and defends it to off side
5b20short in length, up off his toes and defends it to cover
5b31short in length, outside off, defends it to off side and runs a quick single
5b40Ntini to Jaffer
short and wide outside off, left alone
5b51lbon leg stump, off the pads to leg side
5b60Ntini to Dravid
short in length, goes back and defends it to off side
End of over 6:(2 runs scored) India 22-1 (Jaffer 10*, 20 balls, Dravid 7*, 15 balls)




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M Morkel comes on to bowl
6b11nbMorkel to Jaffer
short and wide outside off, left alone
6b20good length ball, outside off and left alone
6b31wdshort and wide way outside off and called a wide
6b40full ball, on middle and leg stump, driven to mid-on
6b50fuller in length, on off stump, driven to point
6b60short and wide outside off, left alone
6b70short and wide outside off and left alone
6b80short and wide outside off and left alone
End of over 7:(2 runs scored) India 24-1 (Jaffer 10*, 27 balls, Dravid 7*, 15 balls)




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That is the end of the 1st session on day 2 and players are going for lunch
We will be back in 40 mins for the post lunch session
10:00 GMT: End of the session's play
10:38 GMT: Start of session's play
hello and welcome back for the post lunch session
Players and umpires are coming to the middle and plays is about to resume after lunch
A Nel comes on to bowl
7b10Nel to Dravid
good length ball, outside off and moves away, left alone
7b20again good length ball, just outside off and left alone
7b30good length ball, just outside off and moves away, lets it go through to keeper
7b40short ball, ducks underneath it
7b54fuller in length, just outside off, Dravid comes forward and angles it to third man region for four
7b60good length ball, swings in, hits the pad bit high, shout for lbw, declined
End of over 8:(4 runs scored) India 28-1 (Jaffer 10*, 27 balls, Dravid 11*, 21 balls)
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8b11nbMorkel to Jaffer
short in length, wide outside off and left alone
8b20short in length, outside off and moves away, left alone
8b34good length ball outside off, drives it on the up to deep cover for four runs
8b40good length ball, outside and moves away, plays and misses
8b52good length ball, outside off, guides it to gully for couple of runs
8b60good length ball, on off stump, defends it to cover
8b70short ball, outside off and left alone
End of over 9:(7 runs scored) India 35-1 (Jaffer 16*, 34 balls, Dravid 11*, 21 balls)
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9b10Nel to Dravid
good length ball, outside off and left alone
9b20Gone! good length ball, pitches on off stump and nips back, hits the pad bit high, big shout for lbw, up goes the finger of Benson, replay shows that ball was going over the top
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SR Tendulkar comes in to bat
9b30Nel to Tendulkar
short ball, ducks underneath it
9b40short and rising delivery outside off and left alone
9b50fuller in length, just wide outside off and left alone
9b60short in length, outside off cuts it to gully and good diving stop by Gibbs
End of over 10:(0 runs scored) India 35-2 (Jaffer 16*, 34 balls, Tendulkar 0*, 4 balls)
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10b10Morkel to Jaffer
short in length, on leg stump, turned to midwicket
10b21nbfull ball, on off stump, defends it to gully
10b34fuller in length, on leg stump, flicks it away off his pads to fine leg fence for four
10b40short and wide outside off and left alone
10b54Great shot! fuller in length, on off stump, leans well forward and drives it down the ground to mid-off for four
10b60short in length, on off stump, defends it to of side
10b70short and wide outside off, left alone
End of over 11:(9 runs scored) India 44-2 (Jaffer 24*, 41 balls, Tendulkar 0*, 4 balls)




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11b10Nel to Tendulkar
full and wide outside off and left alone
11b21fuller in length, on off stump, pushed to cover and ran a quick single
11b30Nel to Jaffer
short in length, goes back and defends it to off side
11b40good length ball, outside of and moves away, left alone
11b50short in length, outside off and left alone
11b60good length ball, gets right behind it and defends it back to bowler
End of over 12:(1 run scored) India 45-2 (Jaffer 24*, 45 balls, Tendulkar 1*, 6 balls)




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12b10Morkel to Tendulkar
short in length, outside off and moves away, sways away and lets it go through to keeper
12b20good length ball, wide outside off and left alone
12b30full ball, on off stump, defends it back to bowler
12b40short ball, outside off and sways away, left alone
12b54Great shot! short and wide outside off, goes back and cuts it in front of point for four
12b64what a shot! full and bit wide outside off, drives it on the up and in the gap to deep cover for four more, Sachin on fire!
CricketArchive Oracles say that the India 50 took 12.6 overs
End of over 13:(8 runs scored) India 53-2 (Jaffer 24*, 45 balls, Tendulkar 9*, 12 balls)
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13b10Nel to Jaffer
short and wide outside off and left alon
13b21short in length, on leg stump, turned to fine leg for a single
13b30Nel to Tendulkar
good length ball, outside off and left alone
13b40good length ball, outside off and left alone
13b50full ball, just outside off and moves away, left alone
13b60good length ball, outside off and moves away, plays and misses
End of over 14:(1 run scored) India 54-2 (Jaffer 25*, 47 balls, Tendulkar 9*, 16 balls)
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SM Pollock comes on to bowl
14b10Pollock to Jaffer
good length ball, on target, defended back to bowler
14b20good length ball, on leg stump, turned to square leg
14b30good length ball, outside off and moves away, left alone
14b40good length ball, gets right behind it and defends it back to bowler
14b50on middle and leg stump, turned to midwicket
14b60fuller in length, on target, defended back to bowler
End of over 15:(0 runs scored) India 54-2 (Jaffer 25*, 53 balls, Tendulkar 9*, 16 balls)
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15b10Nel to Tendulkar
full ball, outside off and left alone
15b20short in length, punches it to point
15b30short ball, ducks underneath it
15b40short in length, outside off and moves away, left alone
15b50good length ball, just outside off, Sachin tries to leave that one, hits the toe of the bat and goes just short of keeper
15b64full ball, on off stump, stylishly driven to deep cover fence for four
End of over 16:(4 runs scored) India 58-2 (Jaffer 25*, 53 balls, Tendulkar 13*, 22 balls)




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16b10Pollock to Jaffer
on target, defended to cover
16b20full ball, on off stump, defended to cover
16b30fuller in length, on leg stump, hits the pad and missing leg stump, shout for lbw, declined
16b40full ball, on off stump, defends it to cover
16b50good length ball, on middle and leg stump, pushed to mid-on
16b60on middle and leg stump, turned to short midwicket
End of over 17:(0 runs scored) India 58-2 (Jaffer 25*, 59 balls, Tendulkar 13*, 22 balls)




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17b10Nel to Tendulkar
short in length, goes back and defensd it to off side
17b20outside off and left alone
17b30short ball, ducks underneath it
17b40short ball, well down the leg side through to keeper
17b50short and wide outside off and left alone
17b60short in length, outide off, comes forward and covers up and lets it go through to keeper
End of over 18:(0 runs scored) India 58-2 (Jaffer 25*, 59 balls, Tendulkar 13*, 28 balls)
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18b10Pollock to Jaffer
full ball, on middle and leg stump, turned to square leg
18b21on leg stump, turned to midwicket
18b30Pollock to Tendulkar
full ball, on target, pushed abck
18b40fuller in length, on middle stump and swings in, defends it to short midwicket
18b51good length ball, on off stump, pushed to point for a single
18b60Pollock to Jaffer
full ball, on off stump, defends it to cover
End of over 19:(2 runs scored) India 60-2 (Jaffer 26*, 62 balls, Tendulkar 14*, 31 balls)
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M Ntini comes on to bowl
19b10Ntini to Tendulkar
short and wide outside off, cuts it hard to point
19b20good length ball, on target, gets right behind it and defends it back to bowler
19b30fuller in length, on middle and leg stump, turned to short midwicket
19b41lbshort in length, on leg stump, off the pads to fine leg
19b50Ntini to Jaffer
good length ball, on off stump, defends it back to bowler
19b60full ball, just outside off and left alone
End of over 20:(1 run scored) India 61-2 (Jaffer 26*, 64 balls, Tendulkar 14*, 35 balls)
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11:40 GMT: Drinks interval
11:42 GMT: Play resumes
20b10Pollock to Tendulkar
fuller in length, on middle and leg stump, drives it to mid-on
20b20good length ball, outside off and moves away, left alone
20b30fuller in length, just outside off and moves away, left alone
20b40fuller in length, on target, defends it back to boler
20b50fuller in length and swings in, drives it to wide of mid-on
20b60fuller in length, on off stump, driven bck to boler
End of over 21:(0 runs scored) India 61-2 (Jaffer 26*, 64 balls, Tendulkar 14*, 41 balls)




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21b10Ntini to Jaffer
short in length, gets right behind it and defends it to mid-off
21b20short in length, goes back and punches it back to bowler
21b30overpitched, pushed to cover
21b40from wide of the crease, fuller in length, just outside off and left alone
21b50good length ball, outside off and left alone
21b60full ball, on off stump, geos back and defends it to mid-on
End of over 22:(0 runs scored) India 61-2 (Jaffer 26*, 70 balls, Tendulkar 14*, 41 balls)




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22b10Pollock to Tendulkar
good length ball, gets right behind it and defends it back to bowler
22b20good length ball, outside off and moves away, plays and misses
22b30fuller in length, just outside off and nips back a bit, well left by Sachin
22b40on middle and leg stump, turned to midwicket
22b50short ball, ducks underneath it
22b60good length ball, outside off and left alone
End of over 23:(0 runs scored) India 61-2 (Jaffer 26*, 70 balls, Tendulkar 14*, 47 balls)
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23b10Ntini to Jaffer
fuller in length, on middle stump, he covers up and defends it to mid-off
23b20full and wide outside off, left alone
23b30Gone! full and bit wide outside off, goes for the drive and edges it to 2nd slip, de Villiers once again takes a good low catch
Jaffer c de Villiers b Ntini (26 runs, 73 balls, 5x4, 0x6)
VVS Laxman comes in to bat
23b40Ntini to Laxman
short in length, outside off and left alone
23b50fuller in length and swings in, defends it back to bowler
23b60fuller in length, just outside off and swings in, Laxman leaves it and ball just misses the off stump on the way to keeper
End of over 24:(0 runs scored) India 61-3 (Tendulkar 14*, 47 balls, Laxman 0*, 3 balls)
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24b10Pollock to Tendulkar
good length ball, on off stump, driven to mid-off
24b20on middle and leg stump, turned to square leg
24b30on leg stump, off the pad to leg side
24b44Classic! full ball, just outside off, Sachin comes forward and just a push on the front foot to deep cover fence for four
24b50good length ball, bit wide outside off and left alone
24b60good length ball, on off stump, pushed to mid-on
End of over 25:(4 runs scored) India 65-3 (Tendulkar 18*, 53 balls, Laxman 0*, 3 balls)
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25b10Ntini to Laxman
short in length, goes bck and defends it to off side
25b20short in length, goes back and defends it to leg side
25b30full and bit wide outside off and legt alone
25b40short in length, goes back and punches it to cover, Sachin wants a single and sent back by Laxman
25b50fuller in length, on off stump, comes forward and defends it to mid-on
25b60good length ball, on off stump, defends it to point
End of over 26:(0 runs scored) India 65-3 (Tendulkar 18*, 53 balls, Laxman 0*, 9 balls)




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AJ Hall comes on to bowl
26b10Hall to Tendulkar
fuller in length, well down the leg side though to keeper
26b22fuller in length, on leg stump, whips it away to deep midwicket for couple of runs
26b31fuller in length, on middle and leg stump, drives it to wide of mid-on and good diving stop by fielder
26b41Hall to Laxman
good length ball, on middle and leg stump, turned to backward square leg for a single
26b51Hall to Tendulkar
good length ball, just outside off, edges it to 1st slip and Smith dropped a sitter!
26b61Hall to Laxman
on leg stump, turned to fine leg for a single
End of over 27:(6 runs scored) India 71-3 (Tendulkar 22*, 57 balls, Laxman 2*, 11 balls)




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27b10Ntini to Laxman
on target, defends it to off side
27b20short in length, goes back and defends it back to bowler
27b30full ball, on off stump, pushed back to bowler
27b40good length ball, on target, defends it back to bowler
27b51full ball, outside off, driven to covers for a single
27b60Ntini to Tendulkar
short in length, gets right behind it and defends it back to bowler
End of over 28:(1 run scored) India 72-3 (Tendulkar 22*, 58 balls, Laxman 3*, 16 balls)
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28b10Hall to Laxman
good length ball, on middle and leg stump, turned to midwicket
28b20good length ball, outside off and moves away, left alone
28b31short in length, goes back and turns it to short fine leg for single
28b41Hall to Tendulkar
on middle and leg stump, worked away to leg side for a single
28b50Hall to Laxman
full ball, on off stump, defends it to cover
28b60good length ball, gets right behind it and defends it back to bowler
End of over 29:(2 runs scored) India 74-3 (Tendulkar 23*, 59 balls, Laxman 4*, 21 balls)
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M Morkel comes on to bowl
29b10Morkel to Tendulkar
good length ball, outside off and left alone
29b20on target, pushed to cover
29b34short and wide outside off, cuts it up and over to third man fence for four
29b40full ball, on off stump, driven back to bowler
29b50full ball, on middle and leg stump, drives it to mid-on
29b62full ball, on middle stump, drives it down the ground to mid-on for couple
End of over 30:(6 runs scored) India 80-3 (Tendulkar 29*, 65 balls, Laxman 4*, 21 balls)
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30b14Hall to Laxman
short and wide outside off, up off his toes and punches it to deep cover for four
30b20good length ball, outside off and defends it to off side
30b30good length ball, on target, defends it back to bowler
30b40full ball, on off stump, pushed to cover, wanted a single and sent back
30b50on target, defended
30b60full ball, on off stump, pushed back to bowler
End of over 31:(4 runs scored) India 84-3 (Tendulkar 29*, 65 balls, Laxman 8*, 27 balls)




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31b11Morkel to Tendulkar
just outside off and guides it to third man for single
31b20Morkel to Laxman
short and wide outside off and left alone
31b30short in length, gets right behind it and defends it to off side
31b40good length ball, just outside off and moves away, Laxman plays inside the line and lets it go through to keeper
31b50good length ball, gets right behind it and defends it to cover
31b60full ball, on middle stump, defends it to mid-on
End of over 32:(1 run scored) India 85-3 (Tendulkar 30*, 66 balls, Laxman 8*, 32 balls)




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32b14Hall to Tendulkar
short and wide outside off, Sachin up off his toes and cuts it in front of point for four
32b20good length ball, on off stump, defends it to off side
32b30short ball, sways away and lets it go through to keeper
32b43good length ball, on lg stump, turned to fine leg and came back for the 3rd run
32b51Hall to Laxman
fuller in length, on leg stump, turned to deep square leg for a single
32b60Hall to Tendulkar
on target, defends it back to bowler
End of over 33:(8 runs scored) India 93-3 (Tendulkar 37*, 71 balls, Laxman 9*, 33 balls)
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That is tea on day 2
please join us again after 20 mins for the last session of the day
12:42 GMT: End of the session's play
13:01 GMT: Start of session's play
Hello and welcome back for the last session of the day
A Nel comes on to bowl
33b10Nel to Laxman
good length ball, gets right behind it and defends it to off side
33b21short ball, on middle and leg stump, pulls it away to fine leg
33b34Nel to Tendulkar
good length ball, outside off, leans well forward and drives it to deep point fence for four
33b40fulelr in length, on middle and leg stump, driven downt he ground to mid-on
33b50fuller in length, just outside off and well left by Sachin
33b60full ball, on target, defended back to bowler
End of over 34:(5 runs scored) India 98-3 (Tendulkar 41*, 75 balls, Laxman 10*, 35 balls)
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SM Pollock comes on to bowl
34b10Pollock to Laxman
good length ball, goes back and defends it to cover
34b20fuller in length, just outside off and moves away, left alone
34b30fuller in length, on off stump, comes forward and defends it to cover
34b40short in length, outside off, punches it tocover
34b50fuller in length, just outside off and moves away, left alone
34b60good length ball, gets right behind it and defends it back to bowler
End of over 35:(0 runs scored) India 98-3 (Tendulkar 41*, 75 balls, Laxman 10*, 41 balls)
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35b10Nel to Tendulkar
full ball, outside off and drives it to mid-on
35b20good length ball, outside off and moves away, left alone
35b30sharp inswinger, hits him on the thigh pad
35b40short ball, outside off and left alone
35b54fuller in length, just outside off, leans well forward and drives it to deep cover for four
CricketArchive Oracles say that the India 100 took 35.5 overs
35b60fuller in length, just wide outside off and left alone
End of over 36:(4 runs scored) India 102-3 (Tendulkar 45*, 81 balls, Laxman 10*, 41 balls)




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36b10Pollock to Laxman
full ball, on off stump, defends it to cover
36b20fuller in length, on middle and leg stump, turned to square leg
36b30short in length, goes back and punches it to mid-off
36b40full ball, on target, defend sit back to bowler
36b50on middle and leg stump, turned to midwicket
36b60good length ball, on off stump, defends it to off side
End of over 37:(0 runs scored) India 102-3 (Tendulkar 45*, 81 balls, Laxman 10*, 47 balls)




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37b10Nel to Tendulkar
short in length, outside off and nips back, pushes it to cover
37b20full and bit wid eoutside off, drives it to cover and Gibbs dives full length and saved a certain four
37b30fuller in length and swings in, defends it to leg side
37b41low full toss, outside of, drives it to deep point
37b50Nel to Laxman
full and fast outside off, left alone
37b60short in length, outside off, edges it to gully and good stop by Gibbs
End of over 38:(1 run scored) India 103-3 (Tendulkar 46*, 85 balls, Laxman 10*, 49 balls)
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38b10Pollock to Tendulkar
short in length, bit wide outside off and left alone
38b20fuller in length, on off stump, defends it back to bowler
38b30fuller in length, wide outside off and left alone
38b40good length ball, on middle stump and swings in, defends it to leg side and wants a single, sent back by Laxman
Now light offered to the batsmen, they have accepted and are walking off
13:30 GMT: Bad light stops play
13:59 GMT: News from the middle is that it is still very dark and heavy clouds all over the ground, Umpires said that we are hoping that clouds clear and we will start play but at the moment it is very mulky out there and chance of play today is very small, South Africans have changed there kits and warming up as they normally done at the end of the day.
14:36 GMT: That is it for the day.
14:37 GMT: please join us tomorrow again for the 3rd day's play
14:37 GMT: End of the session's play
14:37 GMT: Close of play for the day
07:28 GMT: Start of play for the day
07:28 GMT: Start of session's play
hello and welcome for the 3rd day's play of the 2nd Test between India and South Africa
Players and umpires are coming to the middle
It is overcast conditions
Pollock will complete his overnight over
38b50fuller in length, just outside off and moves away, well left by Sachin
38b60fuller in length, on middle stump, swings in, defends it to mid-on
End of over 39:(0 runs scored) India 103-3 (Tendulkar 46*, 91 balls, Laxman 10*, 49 balls)
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M Ntini comes on to bowl
39b10Ntini to Laxman
fuller in length, on middle stump, defends it to mid-on
39b21short in length, outside off, goes back and defends it to off side, runs a quick single
39b34Ntini to Tendulkar
full ball, on off stump, drives ti down the ground to mid-off and gets his fifty!
CricketArchive Oracles say that Sachin Tendulkar has made 50 in 92 balls with 9 fours
CricketArchive Oracles say that Sachin Tendulkar has made 19000 runs in First-Class Matches
39b40good length ball, on off stump, gets right behind it and defends it to mid-off
39b50fuller in length, on middle and leg stump, pushed to mid-on
39b60good length ball, outside off, pushes it to point
End of over 40:(5 runs scored) India 108-3 (Tendulkar 50*, 95 balls, Laxman 11*, 51 balls)
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A Nel comes on to bowl
40b10Nel to Laxman
short in length, gets right behind it and defends it back to bowler
40b20short in length, goes back and defends it to short midwicket
40b30short in length, outside off, goes back and defends it to off side
40b40short and wide outside off and left alone
40b50fuller in length, just outside off and moves away, lets it go through to keeper
40b60fuller in length, just outside off and moves away, left alone
End of over 41:(0 runs scored) India 108-3 (Tendulkar 50*, 95 balls, Laxman 11*, 57 balls)




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41b10Ntini to Tendulkar
short in length, outside off, guides it to gully
41b24short in length, outside off, goes back and punches it off the back-foot and beats the fielder at deep point fence for four
CricketArchive Oracles say that the partnership of 50 (Tendulkar 40, Laxman 11) took 107 balls
41b30short in length, gets right behind it and defends it back to bowler
41b40short in length, outside off and swingsin, well left by Sachin
41b51short in length, outside off, guides it to third man for a single
41b60Ntini to Laxman
short in length, gets right behind it and defends it to leg side
End of over 42:(5 runs scored) India 113-3 (Tendulkar 55*, 100 balls, Laxman 11*, 58 balls)




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42b10Nel to Tendulkar
full and bit wide outside off and left alone
Mark Benson is not feeling well and leaving the field
Ian Howell comes in as a replacement umpire for Mark Benson
42b20fuller in length, on off stump, comes forward and defends it to mid-off
42b30short ball, outside off, sways away and lets it go through to keeper
42b40good length ball, outside off and moves away, lets it go through to keeper
42b50short in length, goes back and defends it to leg side
42b60fuller in length, on off stump, defends it to cover
End of over 43:(0 runs scored) India 113-3 (Tendulkar 55*, 106 balls, Laxman 11*, 58 balls)
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43b10Ntini to Laxman
short ball, tries to pull it, gets beaten, shout for caught behind declined by Howell
43b20short in length, outside off and left alone
43b31good length ball, on off stump, pushed to cover and ran a quick single
43b40Ntini to Tendulkar
good length ball, on off stump, gets right behind it and defends it to cover
43b51nbagain short ball, ducks underneath it
43b63fuller in length, on middle and leg stump, drives it down the ground to mid-on and comes back for the 3rd run
43b70Ntini to Laxman
fuller in length, on off stump, defended to cover
End of over 44:(5 runs scored) India 118-3 (Tendulkar 58*, 109 balls, Laxman 12*, 62 balls)
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44b14Nel to Tendulkar
good length ball, outside off and moves away, edges it to third man for four
44b20fuller in length, on off stump, driven to cover
44b31on middle and leg stump, turned to midwicket
44b40Nel to Laxman
short ball, down the leg side, ducks underneath it
44b50short in length, goes back and defends it to leg side
44b61short in length, on leg stump, turned to leg side and ran a quick single
End of over 45:(6 runs scored) India 124-3 (Tendulkar 63*, 112 balls, Laxman 13*, 65 balls)
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45b11Ntini to Laxman
short in length, on leg stump, turned to leg side for a single
45b20Ntini to Tendulkar
short in length, outside off and left alone
45b30fuller in length, on off stump, defends it to cover
45b40Gone! short in length and swings in, tries to cut it, edges it to keeper, big wicket for South Africa and Ntini!
Tendulkar c Boucher b Ntini (63 runs, 115 balls, 11x4, 0x6)

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SC Ganguly comes in to bat
45b50Ntini to Ganguly
good length ball, on target, defends it back to bowler
45b60Gone! short in length, outside off, tries to fend it off, top edge to gully and Gibbs takes a simple catch.
Ganguly c Gibbs b Ntini (0 runs, 2 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
End of over 46:(1 run scored) India 125-5 (Laxman 14*, 66 balls)




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MS Dhoni comes in to bat
46b11Nel to Laxman
short in length, on leg stump, turned to deep square leg for a single
46b20Nel to Dhoni
short in length, outside off and moves away, left alone
46b30fuller in length, just outside off and nips back, tries to defend it, hits the pad in front of stump, big shout for lbw, not out says Asad Rauf
46b40fuller in length, just outside off and nips back, well left by Dhoni
46b51full ball, on middle stump, defends it to mid-on for a single
46b60Nel to Laxman
short in length, just outside off and defends it to cover
End of over 47:(2 runs scored) India 127-5 (Laxman 15*, 68 balls, Dhoni 1*, 4 balls)




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47b10Ntini to Dhoni
full ball, on off stump, defends it back to bowler
47b22full ball, outside off, drives it to cover and misfields cost couple of runs
47b31bshort ball, well downt he leg side and Boucher unable to stop that cleanly
47b40Ntini to Laxman
short ball, outside off, goes back and defends it to off side
47b50short ball, outside off and left alone
47b61fuller in length, on off stump, defends it to cover and runs a quick single
End of over 48:(4 runs scored) India 131-5 (Laxman 16*, 71 balls, Dhoni 3*, 7 balls)
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48b10Nel to Laxman
short ball, hits him on the forearm
He is in pain and Physio running in to give some attention
48b20short ball, ducks underneath it
48b30on target, defended
48b40good length ball, outside off and left alone
48b50on targe, defended to cover
48b60short ball, outside off and left alone
End of over 49:(0 runs scored) India 131-5 (Laxman 16*, 77 balls, Dhoni 3*, 7 balls)
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49b10Ntini to Dhoni
good length ball, outside off and left alone
49b20on off stump, pushed to point
49b34short and wide outside off, cuts it edges it to wide of gully to vacant third man fence for four
49b41fuller in length, on leg stump, turned to fine leg
49b50Ntini to Laxman
good length ball, outside off and pushed to point
49b60on target, pushed to cover
End of over 50:(5 runs scored) India 136-5 (Laxman 16*, 79 balls, Dhoni 8*, 11 balls)
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50b14Nel to Dhoni
fuller in length, on off stump, drives it down the ground to mid-off for four
50b20on target, defended to cover
50b30on middle and leg stump, turned to midwicket
50b41lbshort ball, tries to duck it, hits the helmet and goes to slip
50b50Nel to Laxman
short ball, ducks underneath it
50b60short ball, ducks underneath it
End of over 51:(5 runs scored) India 141-5 (Laxman 16*, 81 balls, Dhoni 12*, 15 balls)




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51b11Ntini to Dhoni
on off stump, pushed to cover
51b22Ntini to Laxman
on middle and leg stump, turned to midwicket for couple
51b30on target, gets right behind it and defends it back to bowler
51b40good length ball, on target, gets right behind it and defends it to cover
51b50full ball, on off stump, defends it back to bowler
51b62good length ball, on middle and leg stump, tucked away to midwicket for couple
End of over 52:(5 runs scored) India 146-5 (Laxman 20*, 86 balls, Dhoni 13*, 16 balls)




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08:46 GMT: Drinks interval
08:49 GMT: Play resumes
52b10Nel to Dhoni
fuller in length, outside off, drives it to mid-off
52b24overpitched just outside off, driven on the front foot to deep cover fence for four
CricketArchive Oracles say that the India 150 took 52.2 overs
52b34fuller in length, on off stump, drives it down the groudn to beat the substitue fielder Adams at mid-off and goes for four
52b40short in length, goes back and defends it to cover
52b50full ball, yorker length, digs it out to off side
52b60outside off and left alone
End of over 53:(8 runs scored) India 154-5 (Laxman 20*, 86 balls, Dhoni 21*, 22 balls)
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M Morkel comes on to bowl
53b10Morkel to Laxman
short in length, on middle and leg stump, pushed to mid-on
53b21nbshort and wide outside off, cuts it to gully
53b30lovely delivery, fuller in length, just outside off and moves away, tries to defend it and gets beaten
53b40short and wide outside off and left alone
53b50good length ball, on middle stump, goes back and defends it to leg side
53b61on off stump, pushed to cover for a single
53b71nbMorkel to Dhoni
short and wide outside off and left alone
53b80full ball, on middle and leg stump, driven to mid-on
End of over 54:(3 runs scored) India 157-5 (Laxman 21*, 92 balls, Dhoni 21*, 24 balls)
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54b10Nel to Laxman
short ball, ducks underneath it
54b20short in length, goes back and defends it to cover
54b30low full toss, outside off, pushed to cover
54b40short in length, on leg stump, off the pads to shor leg and shout for catch, declined
54b51wdshort ball, way over batsman head and called a wide
54b60short in length, gets right behind it and defends it back to bowler
54b70fuller in length, on off stump, gets right behind it and defends it bck to bowler
End of over 55:(1 run scored) India 158-5 (Laxman 21*, 98 balls, Dhoni 21*, 24 balls)
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55b10Morkel to Dhoni
good length ball, gets right behind it and defends it to cover
55b20short in length, goes back and defends it to off side
55b34; 1nbfull and bit wide outside off, drives it on the up and in the gap between point and gully for four
55b40short in length, up off his toes and defends it to cover
55b50short in length, goes back to defend it, inside edge onto pad
55b60short ball, outside off and ducks underneath it
55b74good length ball, outside off, drives it on the up and in the gap to deep cover fence for four
End of over 56:(9 runs scored) India 167-5 (Laxman 21*, 98 balls, Dhoni 29*, 31 balls)




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SM Pollock comes on to bowl
56b10Pollock to Laxman
fuller in length, on leg stump, tries to play it on the leg side, off the pads to leg side
56b20fuller in length, on off stump, leans well forward and drives it to cover
56b30fuller in length, bit wide outside off and left alone
56b40fuller in length, bit wide outside off and moves away, left alone
56b50fuller in length, on off stump, comes forward and defends it to cover
56b60short and wide outside off, cuts it to point
End of over 57:(0 runs scored) India 167-5 (Laxman 21*, 104 balls, Dhoni 29*, 31 balls)




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57b10Morkel to Dhoni
short ball, goes back and defends it awkwardly to leg side
57b21; 1nbfuller in length, on off stump, driven to mid-off and ran a quick single
57b31; 1nbMorkel to Laxman
good length ball, outside off and nips back, inside edge to leg side and Morkel again overstepping
57b40Morkel to Dhoni
good length ball, outside off and left alone
57b54short and wide outside off, cuts and top edge over point and gully for four
CricketArchive Oracles say that the partnership of 50 (Laxman 8, Dhoni 34) took 74 balls
57b60short in length, outside off, goes for the big shot on the off side, gets beaten
57b70good length ball, outside off and driven to cover
57b80short in length, goes back and defends it back to bowler
End of over 58:(8 runs scored) India 175-5 (Laxman 22*, 105 balls, Dhoni 34*, 38 balls)
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58b10Pollock to Laxman
good length ball, on off stump, goes back and defends it to cover
58b20fuller in length, on off stump, defends i to cover
58b30good length ball, on middle and leg stump, turned to midwicket
58b44short and wide outside off, goes back and cuts it down to third man region for four
58b50fuller in length, on off stump, comes forward and defends it back to bowler
58b60good length ball, on middle and leg stump, turned to midwicket
End of over 59:(4 runs scored) India 179-5 (Laxman 26*, 111 balls, Dhoni 34*, 38 balls)
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59b10Morkel to Dhoni
Gone! good length ball, just outside off, goes for the big booming drive, edges it to 2nd slip and de Villiers takes a good low catch.
Dhoni c de Villiers b Morkel (34 runs, 39 balls, 7x4, 0x6)
A Kumble comes in to bat
59b20Morkel to Kumble
fuller in length, just outside off and moves away, tries to defend it and gets beaten
59b30good length ball, gets right behind it and defends it to cover
59b40short in length, outside off and left alone
59b50good length ball, outside off and moves away, left alone
59b60short in length, outside off and left alone
End of over 60:(0 runs scored) India 179-6 (Laxman 26*, 111 balls, Kumble 0*, 5 balls)
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60b10Pollock to Laxman
fuller in length, on middle and leg stump, pushed to mid-on
60b20full ball, driven to mid-on
60b30full ball, on target, defends it back to bowler
60b40fuller in length, on middle and leg stump, driven down the ground and good diving stop by Ntini
60b50good length ball, on target, defends it to mid-on
60b60good length ball, outside off, guides it to gully
End of over 61:(0 runs scored) India 179-6 (Laxman 26*, 117 balls, Kumble 0*, 5 balls)




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61b10Morkel to Kumble
good length ball, outside off and moves away, Kumble tries to drive it away from the body, edges it to keeper, India 7 down!
Kumble c Boucher b Morkel (0 runs, 6 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Z Khan comes in to bat
61b20Morkel to Khan
fuller in length, on off stump, defends it to off side
61b30short in length, goes back and defends it to off side
61b40short in length, gets right behind it and defends it to off side
61b50just outside off and left alone
61b61fuller in length, on middle and leg stump, turned to midwicket for a single
End of over 62:(1 run scored) India 180-7 (Laxman 26*, 117 balls, Khan 1*, 5 balls)




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62b10Pollock to Khan
short in length, outside off and left alone
62b20fuller in length, on off stump, comes well forward and defends it to cover
62b30short ball, outside off, Zaheer jumps up, sways away and lets it go through to keeper
62b40fuller in length, on off stump, defends it to mid-off
62b50fuller in length, on off stump, defends it to off side
62b60good length ball, on target, defends it to cover
End of over 63:(0 runs scored) India 180-7 (Laxman 26*, 117 balls, Khan 1*, 11 balls)
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63b10Morkel to Laxman
good length ball, outside off, edges it to gully
63b20full ball, on off stump, driven to cover
63b31on middle and leg stump, turned to deep midwicekt for a sigle
63b40Morkel to Khan
good length ball, on target, defends it to cover
63b50short ball, outside off, sways away and lets it go through to keeper
63b60short in length, outside off, pushed to point
End of over 64:(1 run scored) India 181-7 (Laxman 27*, 120 balls, Khan 1*, 14 balls)
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64b11Pollock to Laxman
on middle and leg stump, turned to deep square leg for a single
64b20Pollock to Khan
fuller in length, on off stump, defends it to cover
64b30good length ball, outside off, punches it to mid-off
64b40fuller in length, on middle stump, defends it back to bowler
64b51short ball, pulls it away to fine leg for a single
64b60Pollock to Laxman
full bal, on off stump, driven to mid-off
End of over 65:(2 runs scored) India 183-7 (Laxman 28*, 122 balls, Khan 2*, 18 balls)
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65b10Morkel to Khan
short in length, goes back and defends it to off side
65b20Gone! short and rising delivery on leg stump, tries to work it on the leg side, leading edge and Hashim takes a simple catch at short leg
Khan c Amla b Morkel (2 runs, 20 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
That is lunch as well.
Great session for South Africa got 5 wickets. Laxman is still there with score of 28 runs.
10:01 GMT: End of the session's play
please join us again after 40 mins for the post lunch session
10:36 GMT: Start of session's play
Hello and welcome bck for the post lunch session
players and Umpires are coming to the middle and plays is about to resume
S Sreesanth comes in to bat
65b31Morkel to Sreesanth
good length ball, on middle and leg stump, turned to midwicket for a single
65b40Morkel to Laxman
fuller in length, on middle and leg stump, driven down the ground to mid-on
65b52short ball, on middle stump, goes back and pulls it away to deep midwicket for couple
65b60full and bit wide outside off, cuts and misses
End of over 66:(3 runs scored) India 186-8 (Laxman 30*, 125 balls, Sreesanth 1*, 1 balls)




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A Nel comes on to bowl
66b10Nel to Sreesanth
short ball, ducks underneath it
66b20short in length, goes back and defends it to leg side
66b30short in length, takes it on the body
66b44short and wide outside off, edges it to wide of slip to third man region for four
66b50good length, ball, on middle stump, defends it to leg side
66b60on middle and leg stump, defends it to leg side
End of over 67:(4 runs scored) India 190-8 (Laxman 30*, 125 balls, Sreesanth 5*, 7 balls)




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67b10Morkel to Laxman
good length ball, just outside off and moves away, tries to defend it and beaten all ends up
67b21fuller in length, on leg stump, turned to fine leg for a single
67b30Morkel to Sreesanth
short and wide way outside off and let away
67b41nbshort in length, goes back and defends it back to bowler
67b50fuller in length, sliding well down the leg side
67b60full ball, on off stump, driven back to bowler
67b70full ball, comes down the wicket and drives it to mid-on
End of over 68:(2 runs scored) India 192-8 (Laxman 31*, 127 balls, Sreesanth 5*, 12 balls)
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68b10Nel to Laxman
short in length, on leg stump, pulls it aay to fine leg
68b20fuller in length, just outside off and moves away, plays and misses
68b30on middle and leg stump, turned to midwicket
68b40on off stump, driven to cover
68b51short ball, on leg stump, pulls it away to fine leg
68b64Nel to Sreesanth
Great shot! fuller in length, on off stump, drives it down the ground to mid-off for four
End of over 69:(5 runs scored) India 197-8 (Laxman 32*, 132 balls, Sreesanth 9*, 13 balls)
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69b11Morkel to Laxman
on middle and leg stump, pushed to mid-on
69b20Morkel to Sreesanth
short ball, defends it back to bowler
69b30short ball, ducks underneath it
69b41short in length, to leg side for a single
69b50Morkel to Laxman
on off stump, defends it to cover
69b60on off stump, pushed to cover
End of over 70:(2 runs scored) India 199-8 (Laxman 33*, 135 balls, Sreesanth 10*, 16 balls)
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70b12Nel to Sreesanth
good length ball, outside off, punches it to cover for couple of runs
CricketArchive Oracles say that the India 200 took 70.1 overs
70b20short ball, off the pads to leg side
70b30short in length, sliding well downt he leg side
First warning given to Nel by Asad Rauf to coming on the danger Zone
70b41short in length, on leg stump, turned to fine elg
70b50Nel to Laxman
short ball, ducks it
70b61short in length, outside off and guides it to gully
End of over 71:(4 runs scored) India 203-8 (Laxman 34*, 137 balls, Sreesanth 13*, 20 balls)




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71b14Morkel to Laxman
short in length, outside off, up off his toes and punches it to deep cover fence for four
71b22full ball, on middle and le gstump, driven down the ground to mid-on for couple
71b31on leg stump, turned to deep square leg
71b42Morkel to Sreesanth
good length ball, outside off, pushed to cover for coule
71b51good length ball, on off stump, pushed to cover for a single
71b60Morkel to Laxman
short in length, pulled away to short midwicket
End of over 72:(10 runs scored) India 213-8 (Laxman 41*, 141 balls, Sreesanth 16*, 22 balls)




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AJ Hall comes on to bowl
72b10Hall to Sreesanth
on off stump, pushed to cover
72b20good length ball, on target, pushed abck to bowler
72b34Superb Shot! fuller in length, on off stump, drives it down the ground to mid-off for four
72b40short in length, on leg stump, turned to midwicket
72b50on off stump, pushed to mid-off
72b60fuller in length, on off stump, driven to cover
End of over 73:(4 runs scored) India 217-8 (Laxman 41*, 141 balls, Sreesanth 20*, 28 balls)
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73b10Morkel to Laxman
short in length, gets some extra bounce, Laxman defends it well, keeps one hand off the bat
73b22fuller in length, on middle and leg stump, just a flick of the wrists and it goes to deep midwicket for couple
73b30fuller in length, just outside off and moves away, goes for the cover drive and gets beaten
73b40fuller in length, wide outside off and left alone
73b51short in length, outside off, guides it to third man for a single
73b60Morkel to Sreesanth
short ball, goes back to defend it, hits him on the gloves
End of over 74:(3 runs scored) India 220-8 (Laxman 44*, 146 balls, Sreesanth 20*, 29 balls)
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74b10Hall to Laxman
fuller in length, bit wide outside off and moves awayu, left alone
74b20short and wide outside off, cuts it to point
74b30fuller in length, on off stump, driven to cove
74b40short ball, ducks underneath it
74b51full ball, on middle and leg stump, driven to midwicket
74b60Hall to Sreesanth
good length ball, outside off and moves away, plays and misses
End of over 75:(1 run scored) India 221-8 (Laxman 45*, 151 balls, Sreesanth 20*, 30 balls)
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75b10Morkel to Laxman
on off stump, pushed to point
75b21short and wide outside off, cuts it to third man for a single
75b31nbMorkel to Sreesanth
short in length, outside off and moves away, plays and misses
75b44good length ball, comes down the wicket and drives it over mid-off for four
75b50short in length, gets right behind it and defends it to off side
75b64; 1nbShot! short and wide outside off, goes back and cuts it over top of the ball to deep cover fence for four more
75b70fuller in length, on off stump, defends it to cover
75b80short in length, downt he leg side
End of over 76:(11 runs scored) India 232-8 (Laxman 46*, 153 balls, Sreesanth 28*, 36 balls)




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76b10Hall to Laxman
full ball, on off stump, driven to mid-off
76b23fuller in length, jus outside off, drives it on the up to extra cover region good chase and stop by Nel
CricketArchive Oracles say that the partnership of 50 (Laxman 21, Sreesanth 28) took 69 balls
76b30Hall to Sreesanth
full ball, on middle stump, defends it back to bowler
76b40short ball, ducks underneath it
76b50full ball, on target, driven to mid-on
76b60Gone! good length ball, Sreesanth charges down the wicket to play a big shot, edges it to keeper and boucher takes a simple catch
Sreesanth c Boucher b Hall (28 runs, 40 balls, 5x4, 0x6)
End of over 77:(3 runs scored) India 235-9 (Laxman 49*, 155 balls)




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VR Singh comes in to bat
SM Pollock comes on to bowl
77b11Pollock to Laxman
on off stump, defends it to gully for a single and gets his 27th ODI fifty
CricketArchive Oracles say that VVS Laxman has made 50 in 156 balls with 3 fours
77b20Pollock to Singh
good length ball, outside off, plays and misses
77b34good length ball, outside off, drives it on the up and over cover for four
77b40short ball, outside off, cuts and misses
77b50good length ball, Singh goes back to play a big shot, faint edge to keeper.
Singh c Boucher b Pollock (4 runs, 4 balls, 1x4, 0x6)
That is the end of India 1st innings, they are allout at 240 and South Africa took the lead of 88 runs
Last over 78:(5 runs scored) India 240 all out (Laxman 50*, 156 balls)
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