England tour of India, 2nd Test: India v England at Mohali, Mar 9-13, 2006
India won by 9 wickets
9,10,11,12,13 March 2006 (5-day match)
  • Overs 1-50
  • Overs 51-100
  • Overs 101-150
48.2

Patel to Flintoff, no run, punched away towards cover

48.3

Patel to Flintoff, no run, good line and just short of a length, Flintoff hits it on the leg side

48.4

Patel to Flintoff, no run, punched down to mid-on, watchfully played

48.5

Patel to Flintoff, FOUR, overpitched on the legs, yorker gone wrong, Flintoff skips back and hammers it away to the midwicket fence, off the mark in style

48.6

Patel to Flintoff, no run, short of a good length delivery, coming in with the angle, Flintoff gets behind the line and defends it down safely, end of a successful over

England 161/4   A Flintoff 4* (5b 1x4)
49.5

Kumble to Flintoff, no run, good line and length delivery, turning away from the right-hander, Flintoff gets a good stride forward and defends it down to silly mid-on

49.6

Kumble to Flintoff, no run, length ball, Flintoff defends it

England 162/4   A Flintoff 4* (7b 1x4)
50.4

Patel to Flintoff, 1 run, on the pads, worked away behind square for an easy single, off they go

50.6

Patel to Flintoff, no run, fuller length delivery outside the off stump, driven straight to the man at mid-off

England 165/4   A Flintoff 5* (9b 1x4)
52.1

Patel to Flintoff, no run, short of a good length delivery, cutting in from outside the off stump, Flintoff gets a good stride forward and defends it down on the off side, solid shot

52.2

Patel to Flintoff, no run, again slightly short and coming in with the angle, defended on the front-foot and the ball rolls down to silly mid-off

52.3

Patel to Flintoff, no run, good length delivery, Flintoff keeps it out

52.4

Patel to Flintoff, no run, short rising delivery outside the off stump, Flintoff stands tall on the back-foot and punches it away towards cover, not a well timed shot

52.5

Patel to Flintoff, no run, good line and length, Flintoff drives on the up and the ball goes straight to Harbhajan Singh at cover, good shot for no runs

52.6

Patel to Flintoff, FOUR, shot! good length delivery outside the off stump, Flintoff gets a good stride forward and drives on the up, ball races away through the narrow gap between cover and mid-off, Pathan gives chase from mid-off but the ball wins the race, Flintoff off to a good start here

England 169/4   A Flintoff 9* (15b 2x4)
53.5

Kumble to Flintoff, no run, good line and length, defended on the front-foot

53.6

Kumble to Flintoff, no run, quicker delivery on the middle and leg stump line, pitched in line with the leg stump, hurried on to Flintoff and he fails to connect, loud appeal for lbw turned down, probably missing leg, another good Kumble over comes to an end.

England 170/4   A Flintoff 9* (17b 2x4)
55.1

Kumble to Flintoff, no run, length ball, Flintoff keeps it out

55.2

Kumble to Flintoff, no run, good length but down leg, Flintoff plays and misses the ball

55.3

Kumble to Flintoff, no run, quicker delivery, again drifting down the leg side, Flintoff fails to make contact and the ball rolls away after clipping the pad

55.4

Kumble to Flintoff, no run, good line and length on this occasion, defended on the front-foot

55.5

Kumble to Flintoff, no run, defended

55.6

Kumble to Flintoff, no run, beauty, pitched on middle and off stump and turning away, Flintoff pushes forward to defend and ends up with a thick edge, ball rolls away towards gully

England 174/4   A Flintoff 9* (23b 2x4)
57.1

Kumble to Flintoff, 1 run, googly, Flintoff reads it well and turns it away to fine leg for a single

England 176/4   A Flintoff 10* (24b 2x4)
58.1

Patel to Flintoff, no run, short of a good length delivery, excellent line and length, Flintoff gets well foward and presents the full face of the bat, ball rolls down to mid-on

58.2

Patel to Flintoff, no run, good length delivery, forced away towards cover

58.3

Patel to Flintoff, FOUR, good length delivery on the middle and off stump line, Flintoff drives with a straight bat and the ball races away to the long-on fence, some shot that

58.4

Patel to Flintoff, no run, eased away towards cover

58.5

Patel to Flintoff, no run, defended on the back-foot and the ball rolls away towards cover

58.6

Patel to Flintoff, no run, pitched up outside the off stump, Flintoff drives well but fails to get it past the fielder at mid-off

England 180/4   A Flintoff 14* (30b 3x4)
60.1

Pathan to Flintoff, no run, line and length, angling across the right-hander, Flintoff lets it go past

60.2

Pathan to Flintoff, no run, again left alone outside the off stump

60.3

Pathan to Flintoff, no run, on the pads, worked away to midwicket

60.4

Pathan to Flintoff, FOUR, bit of width offered outside the off stump, Flintoff gets a good stride forward to the pitch of the delivery and drills it past the fielder at cover

60.5

Pathan to Flintoff, no run, wide of off stump, Flintoff leaves it through to the keeper

60.6

Pathan to Flintoff, no run, slower delivery to end the over, defended on the front-foot

England 184/5   A Flintoff 18* (36b 4x4)
61.4

Kumble to Flintoff, no run, defended down on the leg side

61.5

Kumble to Flintoff, no run, quicker delivery and Flintoff gets hit on the pad, loud appeal for lbw turned down

61.6

Kumble to Flintoff, no run, good length delivery, Flintoff keeps it out

England 187/5   A Flintoff 18* (39b 4x4)
63.1

Kumble to Flintoff, no run, tossed up googly from Kumble, Flintoff drives it off the backfoot, doesnt middle it though. That ball was asking to be hit!

63.2

Kumble to Flintoff, FOUR, tossed up delivery, Flintoff takes the aerial route, doesnt quite middle it, but thankfully ball falls wide of Harbhajan at mid-on and runs away to the fence

63.3

Kumble to Flintoff, no run, more leg stump line this time, Flintoff works it away to Yuvraj Singh at squareleg

63.4

Kumble to Flintoff, no run, good line and length, Flintoff defends

63.5

Kumble to Flintoff, no run, good length delivery outside off, Flintoff defends to Sehwag at short mid-wicket

63.6

Kumble to Flintoff, FOUR, length delivery outside leg, Flintoff gets his front pad out of the way and sweeps it fine, once the ball got past wicketkeeper Dhoni, it was always going to be a boundary

England 200/5   A Flintoff 26* (45b 6x4)
65.1

Kumble to Flintoff, no run, Kumble starts off with a good length leg break, Flintoff comes forward and defends, Kumble fields at the end of his follow-through

65.2

Kumble to Flintoff, no run, flatter delivery this time, Flintoff offers the ful face of the bat and defends

65.3

Kumble to Flintoff, no run, flatter delivery, this time a little too straight, Freddie works it away to the legside

65.4

Kumble to Flintoff, no run, full delivery on leg stump, Flintoff drives it straight to mid-on

65.5

Kumble to Flintoff, FOUR, tossed up delivery, fuller in length and on the leg stump, Flintoff bisects the gap on the on-side to perfection, to the left of Sehwag at mid-wicket and the ball teases Harbhajan Singh to the mid-wicket fence

65.6

Kumble to Flintoff, 1 run, tossed up delivery on legs, Flintoff drives it wide of Harbhajan Singh at mid-on and takes a quick single

England 205/5   A Flintoff 31* (51b 7x4)
66.1

Patel to Flintoff, no run, Munaf starts off with a wide one, Flintoff sees it through to the wicketkeeper

66.2

Patel to Flintoff, no run, another one just short of good length and outside off, Freddie lets it through to Dhoni behind the stumps

66.3

Patel to Flintoff, no run, good length delivery outside off, Freddie comes forward and pokes at it, the ball takes the outside edge of the bat and just about carries to Dravid at first slip, who is a little lax in moving to his right, puts down what should be a regulation slip catch

66.4

Patel to Flintoff, no run

66.5

Patel to Flintoff, no run, good length delivery outside off, Flintoff lets it through to Dhoni

66.6

Patel to Flintoff, no run, good length delivery, Flintoff offers the full face of the bat and drives it to the man at mid-off

England 205/5   A Flintoff 31* (57b 7x4)
68.1

Patel to Flintoff, no run, good length delivery from Patel, ends up little straight, Freddie drives it to mid-on

68.2

Patel to Flintoff, no run, good length delivery outside off, Flintoff gets behind the line of the ball, ioffers the full face of the bat and defends

68.3

Patel to Flintoff, no run, width outside off, not as short as Flintoff expected, goes for the cut shot, the ball keeps a little low and he is beaten

68.4

Patel to Flintoff, no run, outside off, and pitching on a good length and going straight through, Flintoff lets it through to the wicketkeeper

68.5

Patel to Flintoff, no run, back of a length and outside off, Flintoff has a good look at it and lets it through to Dhoni behind the stumps

68.6

Patel to Flintoff, no run, good length delivery outside off, Flintoff shoulders arms again, this time too the ball dies on the way through to Dhoni who takes it on the second bounce

England 205/5   A Flintoff 31* (63b 7x4)
70.1

Patel to Flintoff, no run, good length delivery outside off and angling into Flintoff, Freddie comes forward and offers the big blade of the bat and defends

70.2

Patel to Flintoff, no run, full delivery, Flintoff drives to cover, cant get it past Yuvraj at cover point

70.3

Patel to Flintoff, no run, good length delivery, Flintoff drives it to Pathan at mid-off

70.4

Patel to Flintoff, no run, good length delivery outside off, Flintoff just a little late in reacting, brings his bat down a little late, Munaf fields on his followthrough

70.5

Patel to Flintoff, no run, outside off and moving away, Flintoff runs it down to Kumble at gully

70.6

Patel to Flintoff, no run, good length delivery outside off, Flintoff sees it through to the gloves of Dhoni behind the stumps

England 205/5   A Flintoff 31* (69b 7x4)
72.1

Patel to Flintoff, no run, good length delivery outside off, Freddie drives it straight back to Munaf Patel

72.2

Patel to Flintoff, no run, good length delivey on the stumps, Flintoff drives through the line, to mid-on, Tendulkar moves across quickly, dives to his left and saves a run

72.3

Patel to Flintoff, no run, wide delivery outside off, Flintoff goes after it but doesnt make contact

72.4

Patel to Flintoff, 1 run, slightly fuller in length, nice flourish of the arms from Flintoff, drives through cover, Harbhajan Singh makes a mess there, ball richocets off Harbhajan's hands and runs away, the batsmen take a single before Pathan can go across and field it

England 213/5   A Flintoff 32* (73b 7x4)
73.1

Kumble to Flintoff, no run, defended to the man at short-leg

73.2

Kumble to Flintoff, 1 run, tossed up googly, nicely driven off the frontfoot to wide mid-on, easy single before Yuvraj can field it

73.6

Kumble to Flintoff, FOUR, tossed up legbreak on the stumps, Flintoff gets his frontfoot out of the way and sweeps it to the square-leg fence

England 223/5   A Flintoff 37* (76b 8x4)
75.1

Kumble to Flintoff, 1 run

England 224/5   A Flintoff 38* (77b 8x4)
76.1

Pathan to Flintoff, no run, pitches outside leg and ends up on Flintoff's pads, he works it away to the man at mid-wicket

76.2

Pathan to Flintoff, no run, full toss from Patahn, kind of surprises Flintoff, that ball was asking to be hit, but Flintoff cant quite react as quickly, ends up driving it straight to Harbhajan at cover

76.3

Pathan to Flintoff, no run

76.4

Pathan to Flintoff, no run, drives it to mid-off

76.5

Pathan to Flintoff, no run, full delivery on the legstump, Flintoff drives to Tendulkar at mid-on

76.6

Pathan to Flintoff, no run, drives to Harbhajan Singh at cover

England 224/5   A Flintoff 38* (83b 8x4)
78.3

Harbhajan Singh to Flintoff, no run, slightly short and turning in, Flintoff stays back and works it away on the leg side, ball hits Jaffer (short leg) on the leg and rolls away behind the stumps

78.4

Harbhajan Singh to Flintoff, no run, outside the off stump, not much turn on this one, Flintoff gets well forward and defends it down on the off side

78.5

Harbhajan Singh to Flintoff, 1 run, turned away well in front of square leg, easy single

England 231/5   A Flintoff 39* (86b 8x4)
79.1

Kumble to Flintoff, no run, length ball, Flintoff defends it

79.2

Kumble to Flintoff, FOUR, bit of width offered and that's cut past the gully fielder, was in the air for a long time but got it well wide of the fielder

79.3

Kumble to Flintoff, FOUR, four more, Kumble gives it bit of air and Flintoff lofts it straight back past the bowler

79.4

Kumble to Flintoff, 1 run, turned away well wide of the fielder at midwicket

England 240/5   A Flintoff 48* (90b 10x4)
80.1

Harbhajan Singh to Flintoff, 1 run, full down leg side, Flintoff hits it into the leg side

England 241/5   A Flintoff 49* (91b 10x4)
81.1

Kumble to Flintoff, no run, defended watchfully

81.2

Kumble to Flintoff, 1 run, edged away to the point region and that's his fifty - well played

81.4

Kumble to Flintoff, 1 run, turned away through square leg

England 246/5   A Flintoff 51* (94b 10x4)
82.1

Chawla to Flintoff, no run, defended watchfully, ball rolls away on the leg side

82.2

Chawla to Flintoff, no run, line and length, Flintoff drives on the front foot

82.3

Chawla to Flintoff, FOUR, line and length, Flintoff paddles it away

82.4

Chawla to Flintoff, no run, wide outside the off stump, Flintoff drives on the front foot

82.5

Chawla to Flintoff, no run, length ball, Flintoff drives it away

82.6

Chawla to Flintoff, no run, good line but over-pitched, Flintoff drives

England 250/5   A Flintoff 55* (100b 11x4)
84.1

Chawla to Flintoff, no run, length ball, Flintoff keeps it out, fielded by Chawla

84.2

Chawla to Flintoff, SIX, half volley, in the slot and Flintoff lofts it away over the long-on fence, that's a bigee!

84.3

Chawla to Flintoff, no run, good length delivery, Flintoff defends

84.4

Chawla to Flintoff, SIX, another one, again lofted over the long-on fence, Flintoff going after the young bowler here

84.5

Chawla to Flintoff, no run, good line but full, Flintoff defends on the front foot

84.6

Chawla to Flintoff, no run, wide outside the off stump, Flintoff cuts

England 266/5   A Flintoff 67* (106b 11x4 2x6)
85.3

Harbhajan Singh to Flintoff, no run, turned away on the leg side

85.4

Harbhajan Singh to Flintoff, no run, driven down to mid-on

85.5

Harbhajan Singh to Flintoff, no run, defended stertching well forward, ball rolls away on the leg side

85.6

Harbhajan Singh to Flintoff, no run, good line but full, Flintoff drives the ball through the off side

England 267/5   A Flintoff 67* (110b 11x4 2x6)
86.4

Chawla to Flintoff, no run, good length but wide of the off stump, Flintoff gets forward and forces it away towards cover

86.5

Chawla to Flintoff, no run, length ball, Flintoff defends it down on the leg side

86.6

Chawla to Flintoff, no run, tossed up on the stumps, defended on the front-foot

England 268/5   A Flintoff 67* (113b 11x4 2x6)
87.3

Harbhajan Singh to Flintoff, no run, length ball, Flintoff drives it down to mid-on, presented the full face of the bat

87.4

Harbhajan Singh to Flintoff, 1 run, turning in from wide outside the off stump, driven wide of the fielder at mid-off

87.6

Harbhajan Singh to Flintoff, no run, good line and length, Flintoff gets well forward and defends it down to silly mid-on

England 271/5   A Flintoff 68* (116b 11x4 2x6)
89.1

Harbhajan Singh to Flintoff, no run, line and length, Flintoff gets forward looking to drive and the ball rolls away off the inner half of the bat

89.2

Harbhajan Singh to Flintoff, 1 run, tossed up and turning in, Flintoff gets forward and drives it down to long-on and the single brings up the 100 partnership - well played

England 280/5   A Flintoff 69* (118b 11x4 2x6)
90.1

Pathan to Flintoff, 1 run, good line and length delivery, hint of swing, Flintoff works it away on the leg side for an easy single

England 283/5   A Flintoff 70* (119b 11x4 2x6)
91.1

Patel to Flintoff, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, driven straight to the fielder at cover

91.2

Patel to Flintoff, no run, good line and back of a length, Flintoff gets forward and defends it with a straight bat, ball rolls back to the bowler

91.3

Patel to Flintoff, no run, short of a good length delivery outside the off stump, no real width, Flintoff gets back and punches it away towards cover

91.4

Patel to Flintoff, OUT, good length delivery, probably the slower one, Flintoff ends up driving it straight back down the track, head high catch, Patel fumbles on the first attempt but keeps his cool and takes it on the second attempt, crucial breakthrough this for India.

A Flintoff c & b Patel 70 (180m 123b 11x4 2x6) SR: 56.91

England 283/6   A Flintoff 70 (123b 11x4 2x6)
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