Bizarre happenings in India today. The Aussies battle their way back into the match with some good bowling, and at tea – with Tendulkar run out and the tail exposed, they had a sniff of rolling the Indians out, and setting a stiff, but not impossible, chase of just around 300 in a day-and-a-bit. With Brett Lee looking better, Shane Watson looking like a cricketer, and the ball reversing, Ponting instead, seemingly for over-rate reasons, opted for part-time spinners and part-time slow-medium pace from Hussey. The result? Dhoni and Harbhajan put on a ton between them off the buffet-bowling on offer, and the Canary Yellows now have to chase around about 400 in a day. Read about it on Cricinfo. My take was that Ponting must already have thought that the game was gone, it was very un-Australian, and rather VILLAGE!

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