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)
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  • Overs 101-150
0.1

Pathan to Strauss, 2 runs, starts off with a beauty, swinging away from the left-hander, Strauss ends up with an edge, luckily the ball falls short of the fielder at second slip

0.2

Pathan to Strauss, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, hint of away swing, no shot offered

0.3

Pathan to Strauss, no run, another probing delivery, closer to the off stump line and Struss dabs it away towards cover

0.4

Pathan to Strauss, no run, defended outside the off stump

0.5

Pathan to Strauss, no run, bit of width offered outside the off stump, Strauss watchfully plays it away towards cover

0.6

Pathan to Strauss, 2 runs, fuller length delivery outside the off stump and Strauss drives opening the face of the bat and gets it wide of Yuvraj at point, not a well timed shot

England 4/0   AJ Strauss 4* (6b)
1.3

Patel to Strauss, no run, good length delivery, angling across the left-hander, Strauss drives off the front-foot and the ball goes straight to the fielder at gully, come off the outer half of the bat

1.4

Patel to Strauss, no run, on the middle and leg stump line, defended

1.5

Patel to Strauss, 1 run, drifting down the leg side, Strauss gets well inside the line and glances it away to fine leg for a single

England 10/0   AJ Strauss 5* (9b)
2.1

Pathan to Strauss, no run, short of a good length delivery, hint of away swing, Strauss gets behind the line and defends it back to the bowler

2.2

Pathan to Strauss, 2 runs, again fraction short and swining away, Strauss stays back and glides it past Yuvraj at backwad point

2.3

Pathan to Strauss, 1 run, Pathan strays onto the pads and Strauss punches it away well wide of Tendulkar at mid-on

England 13/0   AJ Strauss 8* (12b)
3.1

Patel to Strauss, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, driven down to mid-off

3.2

Patel to Strauss, no run, on the middle and leg stump line, turned away towards square leg, no room for a single there

3.3

Patel to Strauss, 1 run, good length delivery, angling across, Strauss gets forward and plays it down to mid-off, early call and a well judged quick single is added to the total, excellent cricket

3.6

Patel to Strauss, 1 run, short of a good length delivery on the middle and off stump line, Strauss strays back and dabs it away towards cover and sprints across for a single

England 18/0   AJ Strauss 10* (16b)
4.1

Pathan to Strauss, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, hint of away swing, Strauss leaves it through to the keeper

4.2

Pathan to Strauss, no run, bit wide and swinging away, no shot offered

4.3

Pathan to Strauss, no run, on the middle and off stump line, swinging away, Strauss drives on the up and finds Tendulkar at mid-on

4.4

Pathan to Strauss, no run, short of a good length delivery, bit too wide outside the off stump and Strauss shoulders arms

4.5

Pathan to Strauss, 1 run, drifts down the leg side, Strauss gets inside the line and tucks it away to fine leg for an easy single

England 19/0   AJ Strauss 11* (21b)
5.1

Patel to Strauss, no run, pitched up outside the off stump and Strauss drives hard but fails to get it past Chawla at cover

5.2

Patel to Strauss, no run, on the middle and leg stump line, turned away on the leg side

5.3

Patel to Strauss, 3 runs, good length delivery on the pads, wrong line and Struss turns it away through midwicket, Tendulkar chases it down

England 22/0   AJ Strauss 14* (24b)
6.1

Pathan to Strauss, no run, driven down to mid-off

6.2

Pathan to Strauss, no run, good length delivery, Strauss keeps it out

6.3

Pathan to Strauss, no run, length ball, Strauss drives it away, fielded by Tendulkar

6.4

Pathan to Strauss, no run, left alone outside the off stump

6.5

Pathan to Strauss, FOUR, fraction short and that's pulled away to the midwicket fence

6.6

Pathan to Strauss, no run, left alone outside the off stump

England 27/0   AJ Strauss 18* (30b 1x4)
7.5

Harbhajan Singh to Strauss, no run, pitched close to the off stump line and turning away, Strauss reads it well and leaves it through to the keeper

7.6

Harbhajan Singh to Strauss, no run, on the stumps and turning away, defended on the front-foot

England 28/0   AJ Strauss 18* (32b 1x4)
8.6

Pathan to Strauss, no run, full down leg side, turned away straight to the fielder in front of square leg

England 31/0   AJ Strauss 18* (33b 1x4)
10.1

Pathan to Strauss, no run, defended outside the off stump

10.2

Pathan to Strauss, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, driven off the back-foot and the ball finds Chawla at mid-off

10.3

Pathan to Strauss, no run, short of a good length delivery, close to the off stump line and this one kept its line, Strauss shoulders arms and the ball goes through to the keeper

10.4

Pathan to Strauss, no run, bit too wide outside the off stump, Strauss not interested.

10.5

Pathan to Strauss, OUT, got'm! short of a good length delivery, width offered and Strauss goes after it, ball clips the bottom edge and goes behind, Dhoni dives across full-length to his left and gloves it inches away from the ground, fantastic take!

AJ Strauss c †Dhoni b Pathan 18 (46m 38b 1x4 0x6) SR: 47.36

England 35/1   AJ Strauss 18 (38b 1x4)
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