Craig White's maiden Test Century - Ball by Ball

Santhosh S

December 13, 2001

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The new batsman is Craig White
57.2 Kumble to White, two runs, eased through covers for couple of runs
57.3 Kumble to White, no run
57.4 Kumble to White, no run
57.5 Kumble to White, no run
57.6 Kumble to White, no run, defended

End of over 58 (2 runs) England 182/5 A Kumble 19-4-50-5 - Adani Pavilion End MR Ramprakash 4* (13b 1x4) C White 2* (5b)

59.1 Kumble to White, no run, on target, defended 59.2 Kumble to White, no run, quicker delivery, off the pads, forward short leg takes the catch, does not appeal for it 59.3 Kumble to White, no run, on leg and middle, defended 59.4 Kumble to White, no run, on target, played back down the track 59.5 Kumble to White, two runs, quicker delivery, goes back quickly and plays it down to long leg 59.6 Kumble to White, no run, slower delivery, defended

End of over 60 (2 runs) England 197/5 A Kumble 20-4-52-5 - Adani Pavilion End MR Ramprakash 16* (20b 4x4) C White 4* (11b)

60.3 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, flat and quick, just outside the off, played with soft hands, down to slips 60.4 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, angling in, rather drifting in, defended 60.5 Harbhajan Singh to White, three runs, turned around the corner to Kumble at fine leg, tries to throw it back to the keeper, slips out of the hand and the batsmen run three

End of over 61 (4 runs) England 201/5 Harbhajan Singh 15-3-41-0 - GMDC End C White 7* (14b) MR Ramprakash 17* (23b 4x4)

61.1 Kumble to White, no run, just outside the off, defended 61.2 Kumble to White, no run, too close to the body to cut, played straight to point 61.3 Kumble to White, one run, pushed to covers for a single, right through Laxman's legs

End of over 62 (7 runs) England 208/5 A Kumble 21-4-59-5 - Adani Pavilion End C White 8* (17b) MR Ramprakash 23* (26b 4x4 1x6)

62.1 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, defended 62.2 Harbhajan Singh to White, FOUR, down on one knee, glorious cover drive by White, four runs all the way 62.3 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, just outside the off, defended 62.4 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, well tossed up, outside the off, defended 62.5 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, the ball goes the other way, played safely down to Dravid in the slips 62.6 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, defended again

End of over 63 (4 runs) England 212/5 Harbhajan Singh 16-3-45-0 - GMDC End MR Ramprakash 23* (25b 4x4 1x6) C White 12* (24b 1x4)

64.1 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run 64.2 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, comes out a bit and pushes it defensively to the on side 64.3 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, defends forward to the bowler 64.4 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, goes back and defends it down to forward short leg 64.5 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, on off stump, faster ball, White defends it down well too 64.6 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, goes back and defends it, the ball bounces back to the keeper

End of over 65 (maiden) England 214/5 Harbhajan Singh 17-4-45-0 - GMDC End MR Ramprakash 25* (31b 4x4 1x6) C White 12* (30b 1x4)

65.4 Kumble to White, no run, leans forward and drives it to mid of 65.5 Kumble to White, no run, leans well forward and drives it it to cover 65.6 Kumble to White, one run, on his pads, turns it around the corner and gets back strike

End of over 66 (6 runs) England 220/5 A Kumble 23-4-67-5 - Adani Pavilion End C White 13* (33b 1x4) MR Ramprakash 30* (34b 5x4 1x6)

66.1 Harbhajan Singh to White, FOUR, short and wide outside the off, White rocks back and cuts for four! 66.2 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, well tossed up to the batsman, defended 66.3 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, flat and quick, forward in defence 66.4 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, charges down the track and hits the cover drive so sweetly, straight to Sehwag 66.5 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, spinning in to the batsman, played to forward short leg 66.6 Harbhajan Singh to White, two runs, lofted shot, towards midwicket, takes easy two runs

End of over 67 (6 runs) England 226/5 Harbhajan Singh 18-4-51-0 - GMDC End MR Ramprakash 30* (34b 5x4 1x6) C White 19* (39b 2x4)

67.6 Kumble to White, no run, takes the edge and goes to first slip, just short of the fielder

End of over 68 (1 run) England 227/5 A Kumble 24-4-68-5 - Adani Pavilion End MR Ramprakash 31* (39b 5x4 1x6) C White 19* (40b 2x4)

68.3 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, on off stump, gets his front foot forward and defends it down with a dead bat 68.4 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, pitched up, pushes back towards the bowler 68.5 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run 68.6 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, sharp turn and bounce, White forced to his back foot and defends it down to forward short leg, does well to keep it down

End of over 69 (1 run) England 228/5 Harbhajan Singh 19-4-52-0 - GMDC End MR Ramprakash 32* (41b 5x4 1x6) C White 19* (44b 2x4)

69.5 Kumble to White, FOUR, just outside the off stump, leans back and plays it very late and guides it down to the third man ropes for a boundary 69.6 Kumble to White, one run, ill directed on his pads, works it behind square leg for another easy run

End of over 70 (6 runs) England 234/5 A Kumble 25-4-74-5 - Adani Pavilion End C White 24* (46b 3x4) MR Ramprakash 33* (45b 5x4 1x6)

70.1 Tendulkar to White, no run, flighted ball, on his toes, tries to defend to the on side, the ball rolls to the off side 70.2 Tendulkar to White, no run, minute turn, stretches forward and defends well 70.3 Tendulkar to White, leg bye: one run, on his pads, brushes the pads and rolls behind square leg

End of over 71 (5 runs) England 239/5 SR Tendulkar 2-0-5-0 - GMDC End C White 24* (49b 3x4) MR Ramprakash 37* (48b 6x4 1x6)

71.1 Srinath to White, no run, on off stump, defensive push towards cover 71.2 Srinath to White, no run, pitched up, leans forward and drives it to cover 71.3 Srinath to White, no run, on off stump, stays back and defends it down to the off side 71.4 Srinath to White, no run, pitched up, leans well forward and drives it elegantly through cover, Tendulkar dives well to his left and saves the runs 71.5 Srinath to White, no run, this time easy for Tendulkar, as it was stroked straight to him 71.6 Srinath to White, no run, on target, White goes a bit back and defends it towards mid wicket

End of over 72 (maiden) England 239/5 J Srinath 14-2-64-0 (3nb) - Adani Pavilion End MR Ramprakash 37* (48b 6x4 1x6) C White 24* (55b 3x4)

73.3 Srinath to White, no run, rapped on the pads, huge shout from the bowler and keeper, Robinson nods in the negative, as the ball was surely going down the leg side 73.4 Srinath to White, no run, gets his front foot forward and across and drives it to cover, Tendulkar fields 73.5 Srinath to White, no run, on off stump, gets his front foot a bit forward and defends it with bat and pad close together 73.6 Srinath to White, no run, on off stump, stays back and defends it towards gully

End of over 74 (1 run, maiden) England 241/6 J Srinath 15-3-64-0 (3nb) - Adani Pavilion End JS Foster 1* (7b) C White 24* (59b 3x4)

74.6 Tendulkar to White, one run, pushes it to mid wicket off the back foot to get the single that would give him the strike again

End of over 75 (2 runs) England 243/6 SR Tendulkar 4-0-8-1 - GMDC End C White 25* (60b 3x4) JS Foster 2* (12b)

75.1 Srinath to White, no run, on off stump, quicker ball, defends it down to the off side 75.2 Srinath to White, no run, leans well forward and drives it to Tendulkar at cover 75.3 Srinath to White, no run, strokes it to towards cover, no timing at all 75.4 Srinath to White, one run, on his pads, turns it to fine leg for the single

End of over 76 (1 run) England 244/6 J Srinath 16-3-65-0 (3nb) - Adani Pavilion End C White 26* (64b 3x4) JS Foster 2* (14b)

76.1 Tendulkar to White, no run, drives it along the ground to cover 76.2 Tendulkar to White, no run, drives off the back foot to cover again 76.3 Tendulkar to White, no run, stretches forward and the ball lobs to the on side, shouts of 'catch it' as the ball falls short 76.4 Tendulkar to White, no run, pushes it off the front foot to extra cover 76.5 Tendulkar to White, no run, turns down the leg side, left alone 76.6 Tendulkar to White, one run, full toss on his pads, pushes it to deep backward square leg with ease to get back strike

End of over 77 (1 run) England 245/6 SR Tendulkar 5-0-9-1 - GMDC End C White 27* (70b 3x4) JS Foster 2* (14b)

77.1 Srinath to White, FOUR, short and width, White stays back and cuts it just wide of gully to the fence 77.2 Srinath to White, one run, leans forward and pushes it just wide of Ganguly at mid on to bring up the 250

End of over 78 (6 runs) England 251/6 J Srinath 17-3-71-0 (3nb) - Adani Pavilion End JS Foster 3* (18b) C White 32* (72b 4x4)

79.1 Kumble to White, no run, on target, stretches forward and defends it down to the off side 79.2 Kumble to White, no run 79.3 Kumble to White, no run, on target, stretches well forward with his front foot well forward and defends it down safely 79.4 Kumble to White, no run, faster ball on target, White reads it well and defends it with carefulness 79.5 Kumble to White, no run, on target again, White defends it well within himself 79.6 Kumble to White, one run, turns it off his pads to backward square leg and gets the single, wanted two, but Yohannan rushes in from the ropes

End of over 80 (1 run) England 260/6 A Kumble 26-4-75-5 - Adani Pavilion End C White 33* (78b 4x4) JS Foster 11* (24b 2x4)

80.1 Tendulkar to White, no run, outside the off stump, turns away, left alone 80.2 Tendulkar to White, no run, fuller ball, left alone outside the off stump 80.3 Tendulkar to White, FOUR, bad direction, just outside the leg stump, easily tickles it very fine to the ropes 80.4 Tendulkar to White, two runs, leans well forward and drives it wide of mid off, shabby work by Yohannan gives two, makes up for the good work last over 80.5 Tendulkar to White, no run, defends well forward 80.6 Tendulkar to White, no run, turns in, White goes back and defends it towards short cover

End of over 81 (6 runs) England 266/6 SR Tendulkar 7-0-23-1 - GMDC End JS Foster 11* (24b 2x4) C White 39* (84b 5x4)

81.5 Kumble to White, no run, quickish ball, goes back and defends it down to the off side 81.6 Kumble to White, one run, on leg stump, taps it off his pads towards long leg for the single

End of over 82 (2 runs) England 268/6 A Kumble 27-4-77-5 - Adani Pavilion End C White 40* (86b 5x4) JS Foster 12* (28b 2x4)

82.1 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, on target, goes back and taps it to the on side 82.2 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, on off stump, stretches forward and defends it down 82.3 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, on off stump, gets his front foot forward and defends it down well 82.4 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, outside the off stump, cuts it to backward point, not in the gaps though 82.5 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, on his pads, taps it to forward short leg who does a quick reflex work 82.6 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, on off stump, White goes back and defends it with a straight bat

End of over 83 (maiden) England 268/6 Harbhajan Singh 20-5-52-0 - GMDC End JS Foster 12* (28b 2x4) C White 40* (92b 5x4)

84.1 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run 84.2 Harbhajan Singh to White, one run, gets his front foot forward and turns it to fine leg for the single breaking the 13 ball dot sequence

End of over 85 (1 run) England 269/6 Harbhajan Singh 21-5-53-0 - GMDC End C White 41* (94b 5x4) JS Foster 12* (38b 2x4)

85.1 Kumble to White, no run 85.2 Kumble to White, no run 85.3 Kumble to White, leg bye: FOUR, down the leg side, brushes the pads on the way running to the fine leg ropes 85.4 Kumble to White, no run, on target, defends it down to forward short leg with ease 85.5 Kumble to White, no run, goes back and pushes it to cover, Tendulkar fields 85.6 Kumble to White, no run, on target, White stays back and defends with his bat well within himself

End of over 86 (4 runs, maiden) England 273/6 A Kumble 29-6-77-5 - Adani Pavilion End JS Foster 12* (38b 2x4) C White 41* (100b 5x4)

86.3 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, on off stump, defends off the back foot, bounces to the keeper 86.4 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, steps out and defends with bat and pad close together 86.5 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run 86.6 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, defends it off the back foot back towards the bowler

End of over 87 (1 run) England 274/6 Harbhajan Singh 22-5-54-0 - GMDC End JS Foster 13* (40b 2x4) C White 41* (104b 5x4)

88.1 Kumble to White, no run, fastish ball on target, defends at it hurriedly 88.2 Kumble to White, no run, just a bit of width, cuts it hard to backward point, no placement and so no runs 88.3 Kumble to White, one run, on his pads again, taps it off his pads behind square leg for the single

End of over 89 (3 runs) England 277/6 A Kumble 30-6-80-5 - GMDC End C White 42* (107b 5x4) JS Foster 15* (49b 2x4)

89.1 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, well tossed up, played neatly to mid-wicket 89.2 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, well tossed up, outside the off, opens the face of the bat, played defensively 89.3 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, well flighted delivery, on leg and middle, uses his feet and plays to mid-on 89.4 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, walks down the track and plays the ball to mid-off 89.5 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, bowling around the wicket, on target, White defends 89.6 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, quicker through the air, spins back in, gets right behind the line, defends. That is stumps on day-1.

End of over 90 (maiden) England 277/6 Harbhajan Singh 23-6-54-0 - Adani Pavilion End JS Foster 15* (49b 2x4) C White 42* (113b 5x4)

Match State: Stumps - Day 1

91.1 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, short, wide outside the off, White almost had a go at it, leaves the ball alone 91.2 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, outside the off, steered down to the slips 91.3 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, just outside the off, defended 91.4 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, tossed up, good use of the feet, drives the ball neatly to covers 91.5 Harbhajan Singh to White, one run, outside the off, comes forward and drives the ball to wide of mid-on for a single

End of over 92 (1 run) England 278/6 Harbhajan Singh 24-6-55-0 - Adani Pavilion End C White 43* (118b 5x4) JS Foster 15* (56b 2x4)

92.1 Kumble to White, one run, sliding in to the batsman, white playing with soft hands, plays the ball down to fine leg

End of over 93 (5 runs) England 283/6 A Kumble 32-7-85-5 - GMDC End C White 44* (119b 5x4) JS Foster 19* (61b 2x4)

93.1 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, White plays at the ball outside the off and is beaten 93.2 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, well tossed up, just outside the off, White dances down the track, beaten and Dasgupta makes a mess of an easy stumping chance, perhaps a chance to catch that too 93.3 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, on the off, defended 93.4 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, defended again 93.5 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, on middle and leg, played straight to mid-wicket 93.6 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, good loop on this delivery, on target, forward in defence

End of over 94 (maiden) England 283/6 Harbhajan Singh 25-7-55-0 - Adani Pavilion End JS Foster 19* (61b 2x4) C White 44* (125b 5x4)

95.1 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, on target, defended 95.2 Harbhajan Singh to White, SIX, tossed up, White uses his feet down the track hits the ball clean and high, the ball goes a long long way and all the way over long-on for a huge six! 95.3 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, tossed up again, driven sweetly to the covers 95.4 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, just outside the off, quicker delivery, plays across the line, a wild heave, beaten 95.5 Harbhajan Singh to White, one run, played around the corner, takes one, looks for the second, Yohannan does well to prevent the second run from being taken

End of over 96 (7 runs) England 294/6 Harbhajan Singh 26-7-62-0 - Adani Pavilion End C White 51* (130b 5x4 1x6) JS Foster 23* (68b 3x4)

96.1 Kumble to White, no run, quicker delivery, on target, defended 96.2 Kumble to White, no run, brushes the pads to the keeper down the leg side, appeal by the keeper alone, in vain 96.3 Kumble to White, leg bye: one run goes back and tries to push it to the on side, gets it on the pads and gets the leg bye

End of over 97 (1 run, maiden) England 295/6 A Kumble 34-8-89-5 - GMDC End C White 51* (133b 5x4 1x6) JS Foster 23* (71b 3x4)

97.1 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, on off stump, defends it point 97.2 Harbhajan Singh to White, one run, flighted ball, leans forward and takes it on the full and pushes it to long on for the single 97.6 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, on off stump, bat and pad close together as it is defended back to the bowler

End of over 98 (2 runs) England 297/6 Harbhajan Singh 27-7-64-0 - Adani Pavilion End JS Foster 24* (74b 3x4) C White 52* (136b 5x4 1x6)

99.1 Yohannan to White, no run, good first ball, straight on target, angling in delivery, inside edge on to the pads, loud shout for lbw, not out 99.2 Yohannan to White, no run, sliding down the leg, through to the keeper 99.3 Yohannan to White, no run, another sharp delivery, cuts back in sharply, White playing from his crease, hit on the pad, nods his head in appreciation of the bowling 99.4 Yohannan to White, FOUR, given the width outside the off, sweetly timed square drive, four runs! 99.5 Yohannan to White, one run, just short of a good length, rising delivery, White plays the ball away from his body, inside edge, could have easily played that ball on to the stumps, ball goes just wide of Dasgupta, batsmen take a single

End of over 100 (5 runs) England 308/6 T Yohannan 13-2-38-0 (1w 1nb) - Adani Pavilion End C White 57* (141b 6x4 1x6) JS Foster 30* (81b 4x4)

100.1 Srinath to White, no run, outside the off, left alone 100.2 Srinath to White, no run, back of a good length, angling in, defended 100.3 Srinath to White, no run, cuts back in sharply, White plays the ball in defence, struggling with his foot work a bit, inside edge and the ball rolls on and hits the stumps, the bails stay put, White is safe 100.4 Srinath to White, no run, ball keeping a shade low, just outside the off, defended 100.5 Srinath to White, two runs, glorious extra cover drive, just leans in to the shot, Tendulkar does well to chase the ball and stop it 100.6 Srinath to White, no run, this ball goes away from the bat, White plays at the ball and is beaten

End of over 101 (2 runs) England 310/6 J Srinath 19-3-79-0 (3nb) - GMDC End JS Foster 30* (81b 4x4) C White 59* (147b 6x4 1x6)

101.4 Yohannan to White, one run, angling in from short of a good length, taps the ball towards the on side and takes one 101.6 Yohannan to White, no run, on the off stump, defended

End of over 102 (5 runs) England 315/6 T Yohannan 14-2-43-0 (1w 1nb) - Adani Pavilion End JS Foster 34* (85b 4x4) C White 60* (149b 6x4 1x6) End of over 103 (maiden) England 315/6 J Srinath 20-4-79-0 (3nb) - GMDC End C White 60* (149b 6x4 1x6) JS Foster 34* (91b 4x4)

103.1 Yohannan to White, no run, bouncer! not bowled at express speed, White goes for the hook, beaten 103.2 Yohannan to White, no run, short of a length, outside the off, White punches the ball to the off side 103.3 Yohannan to White, no run, outside the off, left alone 103.4 Yohannan to White, two runs, bouncer! well directed on too, White goes for the hook, hits the ball in the air, well over Tendulkar's head, did not time the shot to perfection, Tendulkar stops the boundary 103.5 Yohannan to White, no run, outside the off, played defensively 103.6 Yohannan to White, one run, pushes the ball gently to mid-on and takes a quick single

End of over 104 (3 runs) England 318/6 T Yohannan 15-2-46-0 (1w 1nb) - Adani Pavilion End C White 63* (155b 6x4 1x6) JS Foster 34* (91b 4x4)

104.1 Srinath to White, no run, short of a good length, outside the off, left alone 104.2 Srinath to White, no run, excellent delivery, just outside the off, good bounce too, White plays away from the body, gets the edge, Dasgupta puts down the simplest of catches, what a shame! 104.3 Srinath to White, FOUR, White makes the chance count, cracking cover drive, he has put that chance behind him, four runs the moment it left the bat 104.4 Srinath to White, no run, another cracking cover drive, Williams does well with a diving effort in covers 104.5 Srinath to White, one run, short, hooked straight to Kumble at long leg, he doesn't pick the ball up, puts down the catch

End of over 105 (6 runs) England 324/6 J Srinath 21-4-85-0 (3nb) - GMDC End JS Foster 35* (92b 4x4) C White 68* (160b 7x4 1x6)

105.2 Yohannan to White, no run, just outside the off, tries to drive the ball, does not time it 105.3 Yohannan to White, one run, angling in to the batsman, worked away to long leg for a single 105.5 Yohannan to White, no run, keeps the batsman honest in defence with a good length delivery on the off stump 105.6 Yohannan to White, no run, good pace and bounce, just outside the off, White plays and misses

End of over 106 (3 runs) England 327/6 T Yohannan 16-2-49-0 (1w 1nb) - Adani Pavilion End JS Foster 37* (94b 4x4) C White 69* (164b 7x4 1x6)

107.1 Yohannan to White, FOUR, short and rising, hooked away for four, White is clearly winning this little contest 107.2 Yohannan to White, no run, good comeback delivery from Yohannan, sharp bouncer, White sways away 107.3 Yohannan to White, no run, just outside the off, White plays at it, leading edge and falls just short of point 107.4 Yohannan to White, FOUR, take that! leans forward and caresses the ball through covers, glorious shot! 107.5 Yohannan to White, no run, on target, keeps White honest in defence 107.6 Yohannan to White, no run, slips in another short rising delivery, outside the off, White sways away from it, ball goes straight through to Dasgupta

End of over 108 (8 runs) England 335/6 T Yohannan 17-2-57-0 (1w 1nb) - Adani Pavilion End JS Foster 37* (100b 4x4) C White 77* (170b 9x4 1x6)

109.1 Kumble to White, no run, flat and full, played back to the bowler 109.2 Kumble to White, no run, outside the off, played down to the slips 109.3 Kumble to White, no run, outside the off, good bounce too, Dasgupta takes it neatly 109.4 Kumble to White, leg bye: one run, off the pads and down to the leg side for a leg bye 109.5 Kumble to Foster, no run, flat, quick, full, on leg and middle, driven straight to mid-on 109.6 Kumble to Foster, no run, well outside the off, left alone

End of over 110 (1 run, maiden) England 338/6 A Kumble 35-9-89-5 - Adani Pavilion End C White 77* (174b 9x4 1x6) JS Foster 39* (108b 4x4)

110.1 Srinath to White, no run, just outside the off, defended 110.2 Srinath to White, no run, short of a good length, outside the off, pushed to covers 110.3 Srinath to White, no run, outside the off, left alone 110.4 Srinath to White, FOUR, just defends off the front foot, thick edge and the ball races past gully to the third man ropes 110.5 Srinath to White, no run, short ball, directed down the leg side, White ducks beneath easily 110.6 Srinath to White, no run, slower ball, keeps it very full, infact pitches after the wickets and passes to the keeper harmlessly

End of over 111 (4 runs) England 342/6 J Srinath 24-5-91-0 (3nb) - GMDC End JS Foster 39* (108b 4x4) C White 81* (180b 10x4 1x6)

112.1 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, goes back and defends it to forward short leg 112.2 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, on off stump, goes back carefully and cautiously defends it down to the off side 112.3 Harbhajan Singh to White, one run, ill direction, on leg stumps, taps it off his pads towards fine leg for the easy run 112.4 Harbhajan Singh to Foster, one run, drops it in short, errs in line too, down the leg side again, works it to long leg easily for the single 112.5 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, width, rocks back and cut it to backward point 112.6 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, just outside the of, spinning in, bat and pad close together in defence

End of over 113 (2 runs) England 344/6 Harbhajan Singh 28-7-66-0 - GMDC End JS Foster 40* (115b 4x4) C White 82* (185b 10x4 1x6)

114.1 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, spinning in, defended 114.2 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, tossed up, spinning in sharply, defended 114.3 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, well flighted delivery, good loop too, defended 114.4 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, well flighted delivery, just outside the off, forward in defence 114.5 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, offers a straight bat in defence 114.6 Harbhajan Singh to White, one run, on the pads, tucked around the corner for a single

End of over 115 (1 run) England 345/7 Harbhajan Singh 29-7-67-0 - GMDC End C White 83* (191b 10x4 1x6) AF Giles 0* (2b)

115.1 Kumble to White, one run, on the pads, White helps the ball down to fine leg and takes a single

End of over 116 (1 run) England 346/7 A Kumble 38-11-90-6 - Adani Pavilion End C White 84* (192b 10x4 1x6) AF Giles 0* (7b)

116.1 Harbhajan Singh to White, one run, opens the face of the bat, runs it down for a single

End of over 117 (2 runs) England 348/7 Harbhajan Singh 30-7-69-0 - GMDC End AF Giles 1* (12b) C White 85* (193b 10x4 1x6)

117.5 Kumble to White, no run, just about on the off, played to covers 117.6 Kumble to White, one run, outside the leg, played around the corner for a single

End of over 118 (6 runs) England 354/7 A Kumble 39-11-96-6 - Adani Pavilion End C White 86* (195b 10x4 1x6) AF Giles 6* (16b 1x4)

118.1 Tendulkar to White, no run, tossed up, outside the of, played away towards point 118.2 Tendulkar to White, no run, well tossed up again, forward in defence 118.3 Tendulkar to White, no run, well flighted delivery, slower through the air, defended 118.4 Tendulkar to White, no run, bowls it too wide outside the off, should have been called a wide 118.5 Tendulkar to White, two runs, played through point and takes a couple of runs 118.6 Tendulkar to White, no run, tossed up, played back to the bowler.

End of over 119 (2 runs) England 356/7 SR Tendulkar 8-0-25-1 - GMDC End AF Giles 6* (16b 1x4) C White 88* (201b 10x4 1x6)

119.4 Kumble to White, no run, flat and on target, White goes bat and pad close together, defends 119.5 Kumble to White, no run, slightly slower, outside the off, defended 119.6 Kumble to White, no run, outside the off, White uses his feet, drives to mid-off

End of over 120 (1 run) England 357/7 A Kumble 40-11-97-6 - Adani Pavilion End AF Giles 7* (19b 1x4) C White 88* (204b 10x4 1x6)

120.6 Tendulkar to White, one run, played behind point for an easy single and keeps the strike

End of over 121 (2 runs) England 359/7 SR Tendulkar 9-0-26-1 - GMDC End C White 89* (205b 10x4 1x6) AF Giles 7* (24b 1x4)

121.1 Kumble to White, one run, on the pads, tucked around the corner

End of over 122 (1 run) England 360/8 A Kumble 41-11-98-7 - Adani Pavilion End C White 90* (206b 10x4 1x6) RKJ Dawson 0* (3b)

122.1 Tendulkar to White, no run, full toss, should have hit that for a six or even a four, drives it straight to mid-off 122.2 Tendulkar to White, no run, played defensively towards point 122.3 Tendulkar to White, no run, googly! sliding down the leg, White plays for the leg break, had no clue at all 122.4 Tendulkar to White, no run, short, and wide outside the off, cut straight to point 122.5 Tendulkar to White, one run, now takes the single by playing it wide of the man at point

End of over 123 (1 run) England 361/8 SR Tendulkar 10-0-27-1 - GMDC End C White 91* (211b 10x4 1x6) RKJ Dawson 0* (4b)

123.1 Kumble to White, no run, on the pads, White defends, not looking for runs 123.2 Kumble to White, no run, played to point, defensively, ensuring that Dawson does not get a chance to face Kumble 123.3 Kumble to White, no run, quicker one, the wrong-un too, cuts to point 123.4 Kumble to White, one run, driven down the ground to the man at long on, takes the single. Dawson has two balls of the over to deal with

End of over 124 (1 run) England 362/8 A Kumble 42-11-99-7 - Adani Pavilion End C White 92* (215b 10x4 1x6) RKJ Dawson 0* (6b)

124.1 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, looking for his first wicket, bowling over the wicket, well tossed up, on middle and off, defended 124.2 Harbhajan Singh to White, one run, drives the ball down to long on and takes the single

End of over 125 (1 run) England 363/8 Harbhajan Singh 31-7-70-0 - GMDC End C White 93* (217b 10x4 1x6) RKJ Dawson 0* (10b)

125.1 Kumble to White, one run, full-toss, outside the leg, White taken by surprise, knocks it away to mid-wicket, takes the single, that is his highest Test score!

End of over 126 (1 run) England 364/8 A Kumble 43-11-100-7 - Adani Pavilion End C White 94* (218b 10x4 1x6) RKJ Dawson 0* (15b)

126.1 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, well tossed up, watches the ball carefully, defends 126.2 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, well flighted delivery, just outside the off, forward in defence, not taking any chances here 126.3 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, slightly quicker through the air, spinning in too, defended 126.4 Harbhajan Singh to White, one run, tossed up, driven down the ground for a single

End of over 127 (1 run) England 365/8 Harbhajan Singh 32-7-71-0 - GMDC End C White 95* (222b 10x4 1x6) RKJ Dawson 0* (17b)

127.1 Kumble to White, one run, bowling around the wicket, tucks it to the on side and strangely takes a single, exposing Dawson to Kumble's guiles

End of over 128 (3 runs) England 368/8 A Kumble 44-11-103-7 - Adani Pavilion End C White 96* (223b 10x4 1x6) RKJ Dawson 2* (22b)

128.1 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, outside the off, ball goes down to wide of point, the single offered, white refuses 128.2 Harbhajan Singh to White, one run, plays the ball towards the midwicket fence and takes the single

End of over 129 (1 run) England 369/8 Harbhajan Singh 33-7-72-0 - GMDC End C White 97* (225b 10x4 1x6) RKJ Dawson 2* (26b)

129.1 Kumble to White, no run, on the pads, defended 129.2 Kumble to White, no run, down the leg side, through to the keeper 129.3 Kumble to White, one run, on the pads again, pushed down to long leg for a single, moves to 98

End of over 130 (2 runs) England 371/8 A Kumble 45-11-104-7 - Adani Pavilion End RKJ Dawson 2* (29b) C White 98* (228b 10x4 1x6)

131.1 Kumble to White, one run, outside the leg, offers the single to be taken, moves on to 99 131.5 Kumble to White, no run, played neatly to covers, no chance of that single 131.6 Kumble to White, no run, on the pads, played to forward short leg

End of over 132 (2 runs) England 373/8 A Kumble 46-11-106-7 - Adani Pavilion End RKJ Dawson 3* (38b) C White 99* (231b 10x4 1x6)

End of over 133 (maiden) England 373/8 Harbhajan Singh 35-9-72-0 - GMDC End C White 99* (231b 10x4 1x6) RKJ Dawson 3* (44b)

133.1 Kumble to White, one run, on the pads, tucked around the corner, that is his 100, a brilliant effort indeed, showing a lot of courage and positive attitude, it is his maiden Test hundred Anil Kumble was the first player to applaud the effort, wonderful to see that

End of over 134 (3 runs) England 376/8 A Kumble 47-11-109-7 - Adani Pavilion End C White 100* (232b 10x4 1x6) RKJ Dawson 5* (49b)

Whites' 100 in 232 balls, 10 fours and a six! 134.1 Srinath to White, no run, down the leg side, Dasgupta doesn't take it cleanly 134.2 Srinath to White, no run, just outside the off, punched to covers 134.3 Srinath to White, no run, angling in, Srinath bowling well within himself, defended 134.4 Srinath to White, FOUR, Take That! glorious cover drive, White playing a perfect cover drive, picture perfect! four runs! 134.5 Srinath to White, no run, yorker, well dug out too 134.6 Srinath to White, no run, one more! good yorker, dug out safely

End of over 135 (4 runs) England 380/8 J Srinath 25-5-95-0 (3nb) - GMDC End RKJ Dawson 5* (49b) C White 104* (238b 11x4 1x6)

135.3 Kumble to White, no run, quicker delivery, on target again, defended 135.4 Kumble to White, no run, on the pads, played defensively to the on side 135.5 Kumble to White, no run, full in length, dug out safely, a big puff of dust comes out, not good signs any ways 135.6 Kumble to White, no run, played back to the bowler, defensively

End of over 136 (1 run) England 381/8 A Kumble 48-11-110-7 - Adani Pavilion End RKJ Dawson 6* (51b) C White 104* (242b 11x4 1x6)

136.2 Srinath to White, no run, bouncer! White thinks about the hook shot, too high to be hit any ways 136.3 Srinath to White, FOUR, rising delivery, angling in to the bat, off the gloves it goes down to Dasgupta, a bit too late with the dive, four runs 136.4 Srinath to White, no run, pitched up, pushed to mid-on 136.5 Srinath to White, no run, outside the off, left alone 136.6 Srinath to White, one run, short and the short-arm jab at it, plays the ball down with a lot of comfort, takes the single, keeps the strike too

End of over 137 (6 runs) England 387/8 J Srinath 26-5-101-0 (3nb) - GMDC End C White 109* (247b 12x4 1x6) RKJ Dawson 7* (52b)

137.1 Sehwag to White, one run, pushed to covers and takes a single 137.4 Sehwag to White, no run, forward in defence 137.5 Sehwag to White, one run, turns back in sharply, gets the edge and goes down on the on side

End of over 138 (4 runs) England 391/8 V Sehwag 2-1-4-0 - Adani Pavilion End RKJ Dawson 9* (55b) C White 111* (250b 12x4 1x6)

139.1 Kumble to White, no run, outside the off, defended 139.2 Kumble to White, no run, on leg and middle, defended 139.3 Kumble to White, no run, goes for a heave, inside edge on to the pads 139.4 Kumble to White, no run, almost a replay, White looking for runs now, can't get it away 139.5 Kumble to White, no run, driven straight to mid-off 139.6 Kumble to White, no run, just outside the off, played to the solitary slip fielder, no chance of taking a run

End of over 140 (maiden) England 391/9 A Kumble 49-12-110-7 - Adani Pavilion End MJ Hoggard 0* (0b) C White 111* (256b 12x4 1x6)

141.1 Kumble to White, one run, smashes the ball down the ground to long off, takes the single, Hoggard will have to face Kumble now 141.3 Kumble to White, one run, short, goes back and punches the ball through covers

End of over 142 (5 runs) England 396/9 A Kumble 50-12-115-7 - Adani Pavilion End C White 113* (258b 12x4 1x6) MJ Hoggard 3* (10b)

142.1 Srinath to White, (no ball) no run, waste of a delivery, bouncer, too high, almost a tennis ball bouncer, lands safely in the gloves of the keeper 142.1 Srinath to White, no run, short and sliding down the leg, through to the keeper, loud shout for caught behind, not out 142.2 Srinath to White, one run 142.4 Srinath to White, one run, drives the ball to covers, takes the single, 400 up on the board

End of over 143 (5 runs) England 401/9 J Srinath 29-7-105-1 (4nb) - GMDC End MJ Hoggard 4* (13b) C White 115* (262b 12x4 1x6)

144.1 Harbhajan Singh to White, SIX, tossed up, charges down the track, one knee down and heaves the ball over mid-wicket, that is going a long long way and all the way for a massive six! 144.2 Harbhajan Singh to White, no run, comes down the track, defends White looking for some quick runs here 144.3 Harbhajan Singh to White, OUT: flat and quick through the air, White charges down and plays the heave-ho, beaten completely, bowled! it is all over... England are all out for 407

England 407/10 C.White b Harbhajan Singh 121 (265b 12x4 2x6)

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