CB Series : 7th ODI Match Australia vs India @ Adelaide Review plus Full Highlights
A Superb Performance from Indian Bowlers wasnt enough to win a match,it was batsmen responsibilty which today forgot. Restricting Australia to 203 showed how the Indian Bowlers are in the performance of their life time . But India all out for just 153 runs showed that Indian Batsmen doesnt have the sense of the batting. Australia won most Important of Series by 50 runs stealing a bonus POint too. They know at the top of the Table and its quite obvious that they are in Finals and might be Winner of last CB Series too.Before making further guessing lets review 7th ODI.
The toss of Important match winnning really matters and Ponting was happy to win this battle. He after winning the toss looked quite confident to take Batting. But Indian Bowling was at the target from the first bowlers and it looked like that Australia will be getting the same treat as they got in Last Encounter. Ishant Sharma again looked in same touch and took Gilchrist out . His superb bowling just made Gilchrist superised and gave catch to Dhoni. Srilanka match Hero today proved nothing against Ishant. Next to go was Ponting he looked the same as he was in all matches in this series. He still struggle and gave catch to first Slip. Australian Batsmen looked the same as the other day. Pathan looked more impressive then other Bowlers today and soon Australia was struggling with half of innning wrapped up for just 73 runs. But Clarke and JR Hopes looked like that they will not give up and made 39 runs partnership . JR Hopes was the next to go on the score just reached 112 for 6 . But Hogg looked impressive he added 32 plus added 72 partnership with Clarke who proved to be hero for this match. After Hogg getting out Australian team just manage to make 203 runs with 1 wicket in hand. Clarke inning proved to be saviour for Australia plus well supported by Hogg and JR opes Australia manage to give a good fight. They set India a target of 204 .
With 204 on board Indian Batsmen got more relaxed and that cause the game. With Sehwag not in squad Gambhir and Sachin opened the inning. Purpose of building a good partnership soon looked gone. Sachin was leg before by Bracken in 5th Over and India lost the first wicket for 20runs only. With Irfan sent next didnt proved to be good at all and soon Irfan too lost his wicket to Hopes which was impressive with batting too. Next to go was Gambhir and Rohit Sharma in quick session and India was struggling with 59 for 4 . With Yuvraj and DHoni on the pitch it looked like that Yuvraj have to play important role. With struggle going on with Yuvraj, he manage to survive for someime and added 56 runs partnership but was taken down by Hogg and was out for 26 and India was 115 for 5. With all hopes on Dhoni and Uthappa they both looked struggling too and soon DHoni falled. He was out of the ground and was run out when scored just reached 134 for 6. With 70 more to get it, all was on Sreesanth and Uthappa but soon they both too falled. and India which looked like winiing this one was all out for 153 runs only. India lost by 50 runs and gave Australia bonus point too. Indian batting proved not in touch and thats why they lost this one. Shoni had to think lost before clashing with Sri Lanka. Man of the match MJ Clarke for his superb batting.