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1st Test Live! India wins Chennai Test by eight wickets

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February 26, 2013


10:55  1st Test Live! India wins Chennai Test by eight wickets:  Scorecard:

Just when the home team seems comfortably placed, Sehwag (19) gives his wicket away again. Lyon has him caught by Clarke at first slip. 

Sachin Tendulkar comes out to bat and he starts off with a couple of sixes, much to the delight of the crowd.

A single by Pujara off Lyon helps the home team complete the win. 

India win by eight wickets in under 12 overs.
10:39  1st Test Live! Team India inches closer to win in Chennai:  Scorecard:

Cheteshwar Pujara has come out to join Sehwag. 

Peter Siddle replaces Pattinson (3-1-13-1) in the attack in the seventh over. 

Sehwag seems to be in a hurry, and exxpectedly so. 

India 36 for one after nine overs.
10:17  1st Test Live! Pattinson strikes, Vijay flops yet again:  Scorecard:

Virender Sehwag and Murali Vijay open the batting for India and it is James Pattinson to start for Australia. It's a maiden.

Nathan Lyon to bowl the second over. Vijay smashes the fifth ball for a flat six. Sehwag gets a boundary in Pattinson's second over. 

However, Pattinson gets himself a wicket in the over, having Vijay (6) caught by Henriques.

India 16 for one after three overs. 
09:56  1st Test Live! Australia dismissed for 241, India need 50:  Scorecard:

Ravindra Jadeja finally gets India that last wicket, having Lyon (11) caught by Vijay.

Lyon faced 77 balls and put on 66 runs for the final wicket with Henriques, who remained unbeaten on 81.

Australia bowled out for 241 in 93 overs, adding nine runs in nine overs in the morning. 

India needs 50 to win.
09:45  1st Test Live! Henriques, Lyon frustrate India:  Scorecard:

Ravindra Jadeja to bowl the first over. Moises Henriques will face.

It's a maiden.

R Ashwin to bowl the second over. It's a maiden as well. 

The visitors get their first runs of the day in the 14th ball, courtesy a Henriques' single. Lyon also gets a couple in the over.

Australia 236 for nine after 90 overs. 
09:22  1st Test Live! India on the verge of taking a series lead:  Scorecard:

Good morning folks!

India needs one wicket this morning, preferably Moises Henriques.

Besides, there will be a little bit to score.

And the home team will be 1-0 up in the four-match series.