England tour of India, 2005/06 / Commentary

England in India Test Series - 2nd Test

India v England

India won by 9 wickets

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100  | Overs 101-150

34.2

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, good length delivery, defended off the frontfoot

34.3

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, tossed up dekivery again, defended to Jaffer at short leg

34.4

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, yet again defended to the left of Jaffer at short-leg

34.5

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, topspinner this time, Collingwood picks it and opens the face of the bat and runs it down to point

34.6

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, good length delivery, outside off and turning into Collingwood, defended off the frontfoot. Dravid at slip runs across and fields it

England 118/3   PD Collingwood 0* (5b)

36.1

Pathan to Collingwood, no run, good length delivery, angling across, no shot offered

36.2

Pathan to Collingwood, no run, full and wide outside the off stump, left through to the keeper

36.3

Pathan to Collingwood, no run, pitched in line and angling across, Collingwood watchfully leaves it through to the keeper

36.4

Pathan to Collingwood, no run, on the middle and leg stump line, defended on the back-foot and the ball rolls away towards midwicket

36.5

Pathan to Collingwood, no run, pitched up wide outside the off stump and anging away further, Collingwood not interested

36.6

Pathan to Collingwood, no run, short of a good length delivery, again pitched in line and angling across the right-hander, Collingwood watches it all the way into the keeper's glove

England 118/3   PD Collingwood 0* (11b)

37.3

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, full and on the stumps, driven straight back to the bowler

37.4

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, on the pads, turned away towards midwicket

37.5

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, top-spinner, close to the off stump line, defended on the back-foot and the ball rolls away on the leg side

37.6

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, leg-break on the middle and off stump line, defended on the back-foot and the ball rolls back down the carpet

England 123/3   PD Collingwood 0* (15b)

39.1

Kumble to Collingwood, 1 run, on the middle and leg stump line, defended on the back-foot and the ball rolls away on the leg side

England 128/3   PD Collingwood 1* (16b)

41.1

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, full and on the middle and off stump line, defended straight back to the bowler

41.2

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, good length delivery, Collingwood defends on the front foot and the ball rolls away towards short midwicket

41.3

Kumble to Collingwood, 2 runs, full and on the pads, Collingwood waits for it and turns it away well wide of Tendulkar at midwicket, easy two

41.4

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, quicker delivery, defended on the front-foot

41.5

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, pitched outside the off stump and turning away, defended stretching well forward

41.6

Kumble to Collingwood, 1 run, turning across from outside the leg stump, tucked away to fine leg for an easy singe

England 140/3   PD Collingwood 4* (22b)

42.1

Pathan to Collingwood, no run, wayward delivery outside the off stump, Collingwood happily leaves it through to the keeper

42.2

Pathan to Collingwood, 1 run, short leg side delivery, Collingwood stands tall on the back-foot and turns it away behind square, Collingwood was looking for the second but Pietersen was not interested

England 141/3   PD Collingwood 5* (24b)

44.1

Patel to Collingwood, no run, length ball, Collingwood drives it straight back to the bowler

44.2

Patel to Collingwood, no run, short of a good length delivery, hint of reverse swing, bit too wide outside the off stump and Collingwood leaves it through to the keeper

44.3

Patel to Collingwood, 3 runs, Patel strays down the leg side and Collingwood flicks it away to deep backward square leg, Tendulkar hurtles across in the deep and cuts off the boundary

England 147/3   PD Collingwood 8* (27b)

45.1

Kumble to Collingwood, FOUR, good length but wide of the off stump, Collingwood rocks back, creates the width and cuts it away through cover point, well played

45.2

Kumble to Collingwood, 1 run, pitched outside the off stump and turning away, Collingwood gets well forward and forces it away behind point, quick single taken

England 152/3   PD Collingwood 13* (29b 1x4)

46.1

Patel to Collingwood, no run, just short of a length and this one came back in a long way, Collingwood defends on the back foot and the ball rolls away towards midwicket

46.2

Patel to Collingwood, no run, wide of off stump, Collingwood cuts late, more of an afterthought - ball rolls away towards gully

46.3

Patel to Collingwood, no run, again short of a length and coming in with the angle, Collingwood defends on the back-foot and the ball rolls away on the off side

46.4

Patel to Collingwood, no run, excellent yorker, Collingwood jams his bat down and the ball rolls away off the inside edge, missed the stumps by a whisker, Collingwood lives on

46.5

Patel to Collingwood, no run, short of a length and outside off stump, Collingwood plays no shot

46.6

Patel to Collingwood, no run, again left alone outside the off stump, end of a good over

England 152/3   PD Collingwood 13* (35b 1x4)

47.3

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, googly, this one came back in, Collingwood reads it well and plays it away on the off side

47.4

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, defended on the front-foot

47.5

Kumble to Collingwood, FOUR, good line and length delivery, Collingwood drives on the front foot and the ball goes in the air towards mid-on, gets it wide of the fielder and the ball races away to the wide long-on fence

47.6

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, good line and length, Collingwood works it through the leg side

England 157/3   PD Collingwood 17* (39b 2x4)

49.1

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, line and length, Collingwood defends it

49.2

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, pitched in line with the leg stump and turning across, that's a beauty, Collingwood somehow manages to play it down safely

49.3

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, length but down leg, Collingwood works it through the leg side

49.4

Kumble to Collingwood, 1 run, full and drifting down the leg side, played down to fine leg for an easy single

England 162/4   PD Collingwood 18* (43b 2x4)

50.1

Patel to Collingwood, no run, good line and just short of a length, reversing in a bit, Collingwood defends on the back-foot and the ball rolls back to the bowler

50.2

Patel to Collingwood, no run, inswinging yorker, Collingwood jams his bat down in time and the ball rolls away towards midwicket

50.3

Patel to Collingwood, 1 run, driven just wide of the fielder at mid-on, quick single taken

50.5

Patel to Collingwood, 1 run, again Patel drifts onto middle and leg, Collingwood moves across a bit and turns it away behind square on the leg side

England 165/4   PD Collingwood 20* (47b 2x4)

51.1

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, turning in from outside the leg stump, defended on the back-foot

51.2

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, flat delivery on the middle and leg stump line, Collingwood pushes forward and defends it down on the leg side

51.3

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, almost the same line and length, again eased away on the leg side

51.4

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, fuller and on the pads, turned away well in front of square leg, midwicket moves across quickly and cuts off the single

51.5

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, pitched close to the off stump line and turning away, Collingwood is beaten outside the off stump, well bowled

51.6

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, again bit of turn outside the off stump, Collingwood watchfully plays it away towards point

England 165/4   PD Collingwood 20* (53b 2x4)

53.1

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, on the middle and off stump line, Collingwood gets well forward and punches it away towards cover

53.2

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, full and drifting down the leg side, Collingwood over balances and the ball goes through but Dhoni fails to collect it cleanly

53.3

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, line and length, Collingwood drives on the on side

53.4

Kumble to Collingwood, 1 run, down the leg side, Collingwood drives off the front-foot and gets it away wide of Harbhajan at mid-on, quick single taken

England 170/4   PD Collingwood 21* (57b 2x4)

54.1

Patel to Collingwood, no run, short of a good length delivery outside the off stump, no real width, Collingwood forces it away towards cover point

54.2

Patel to Collingwood, no run, cutting in from outside the off stump, Collingwood stays back and works it away towards midwicket

54.3

Patel to Collingwood, no run, good length delivery, bit too wide outside the off stump and Collingwood leaves it through to the keeper

54.4

Patel to Collingwood, no run, short of a length and outside the off stump, Collingwood punches it away off the back-foot, Harbhajan moves in from covers and cuts off the single

54.5

Patel to Collingwood, FOUR, good length but down leg, too easy a delivery for a player of Collingwood's caliber, just the flick of the wrist and the ball races away to the vacant fine leg fence

54.6

Patel to Collingwood, no run, short ball outside the off stump, Collingwood not interested

England 174/4   PD Collingwood 25* (63b 3x4)

56.1

Patel to Collingwood, no run, left alone outside the off stump

56.2

Patel to Collingwood, no run, slightly short, driven down to mid-off

56.3

Patel to Collingwood, no run, short of a length, angling in from outside the off stump, Collingwood stands tall on the back-foot and defends it down

56.4

Patel to Collingwood, no run, again just short of a length, Collingwood drives off the back foot and the ball goes straight to the fielder at mid-off

56.5

Patel to Collingwood, 1 no ball, short of a good length delivery, again in the channel outside the off stump, collingwood shoulders arms

56.5

Patel to Collingwood, no run, off-cutter, Collingwood gets right behind the line and defends it back to the bowler, well played in the end

56.6

Patel to Collingwood, no run, fuller and angling in, Collingwood drives on the up, Patel on his follow-through gets a touch on it and the ball falls dead on the track

England 175/4   PD Collingwood 25* (70b 3x4)

57.2

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, quicker delivery on the middle and leg stump line, defended watchfully

57.3

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, fuller and on the stumps, driven straight to the fielder at mid-on

57.4

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, pitched on middle and off stump and turning away, defended stretching well forward

57.5

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, again defended on the front-foot

57.6

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, eased away on the leg side, end of a good over

England 176/4   PD Collingwood 25* (75b 3x4)

59.1

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, driven down to mid-off

59.2

Kumble to Collingwood, OUT, wow! flighted delivery, pitched on middle and leg and turning right across, Collingwood gets forward and presents a straight bat and thought he had it covered but the ball turns away just enough to beat the outside edge and the off stump is pegged back! that's a beauty!

PD Collingwood b Kumble 25 (103m 77b 3x4 0x6) SR: 32.46

England 180/5   PD Collingwood 25 (77b 3x4)
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England won by 212 runs
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Mar 13, 2006

The two rival captains share a lighter moment at the end of the game, India v England, 2nd Test, Mohali, March 13, 2006

The two rival captains share a lighter moment at the end of the game

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Mar 13, 2006

Andrew Flintoff congratulates Rahul Dravid after the Mohali Test, India v England, 2nd Test, Mohali, March 13, 2006

Andrew Flintoff congratulates Rahul Dravid after the Mohali Test

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