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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10.6

Pathan to Bell, no run, good length delivery, angling across, defended on the front-foot and the ball rolls away towards cover

England 35/1   IR Bell 0* (1b)
11.6

Harbhajan Singh to Bell, no run, tossed up and turning in, defended on the front-foot and the ball rolls away square on the off side

England 36/1   IR Bell 0* (2b)
13.1

Harbhajan Singh to Bell, no run, padded away

13.2

Harbhajan Singh to Bell, 1 run, driven wide of the fielder at mid-off, easy single and Bell is off the mark

England 37/2   IR Bell 1* (4b)
14.1

Pathan to Bell, 2 runs, good length delivery on the middle and leg stump line, Bell gets across and glances it away to fine leg, easy two

14.2

Pathan to Bell, no run, good length delivery on the middle and off stump line, hint of in swing, Bell gets behind the line and defends it back to the bowler

14.3

Pathan to Bell, no run, another good length delivery, the one that comes back into the right-hander, Bell pushes forward and ends up with an inside edge, ball rolls back to the bowler

14.4

Pathan to Bell, FOUR, pitched up and angling across, Bell looking to drive on the up ends up with a thick edge and the ball files over Kumble at gully

14.5

Pathan to Bell, no run, angling across, no shot offered

14.6

Pathan to Bell, no run, short of a good length delivery, this one came back in a touch, Bell reads it well and leaves it through to the keeper, well played in the end

England 45/2   IR Bell 7* (10b 1x4)
15.2

Harbhajan Singh to Bell, FOUR, turning in sharply, Bell gets half-forward, looking to defend, ball clips the outside edge and races away well wide of Dravid at first slip, Chawla goes after it but the ball wins the race

15.3

Harbhajan Singh to Bell, no run, defended straight to the fielder at short leg

15.4

Harbhajan Singh to Bell, no run, turning in from outside the off stump, defended on the front-foot

15.5

Harbhajan Singh to Bell, no run, close to the off stump line, turning into the right-hander, Bell goes back and defends it straigth to Jaffer at short leg

15.6

Harbhajan Singh to Bell, no run, top-spinner, bit wide outside the off stump and Bell leaves it through to the keeper, end of a good over

England 50/2   IR Bell 11* (15b 2x4)
16.2

Patel to Bell, 2 runs, Patel strays down leg side and Bell nicely turns it away to fine leg, excellent diving stop by Chawla in the deep saves two runs

16.3

Patel to Bell, no run, played straight to the fielder at midwicket

16.4

Patel to Bell, 1 run, on the middle and leg stump line, hint of reverse swing, Bell stays back and works it away towards square leg, Jaffer moves across from midwicket but fails to cut off the single

England 54/2   IR Bell 14* (18b 2x4)
17.1

Chawla to Bell, no run, defended on the front-foot

17.2

Chawla to Bell, no run, turned away on the leg side

17.3

Chawla to Bell, no run, tossed up and turning away, defended on the front-foot

17.4

Chawla to Bell, no run, slightly short, pitched in line and turning away from the right-hander, Bell gets behind the line and defends it away towards cover

17.5

Chawla to Bell, no run, driven away towards cover, no room for a single there

17.6

Chawla to Bell, no run, defended on the front-foot

England 54/2   IR Bell 14* (24b 2x4)
18.4

Patel to Bell, no run, short of a good length delivery, coming in with the angle, defended on the back-foot and the ball rolls away on the leg side

18.5

Patel to Bell, no run, again slightly short and angling in, Bell defends on the back-foot and the ball rolls away towards point

18.6

Patel to Bell, FOUR, short ball, angling in from outside the off stump, Bell leans back and pulls it in the air to the midwicket fence, not in full control but got it wide of the fielder at midwicket

England 59/2   IR Bell 18* (27b 3x4)
20.1

Patel to Bell, no run, pitched up outside the off stump, driven away nicely but no room for a single there

20.2

Patel to Bell, 1 no ball, called for overstepping, no shot offered

20.2

Patel to Bell, no run, bit wide outside the off stump, no shot offered

20.3

Patel to Bell, no run, another probing delivery outside the off stump, Bell not interested

20.4

Patel to Bell, no run, drifting in with the angle, defended on the back-foot and the ball rolls down track

20.5

Patel to Bell, no run, good length delivery, cutting in, driven hard but straight to Tendulkar at mid-off

20.6

Patel to Bell, 1 run, Patel drifts on to middle and leg, wrong line and Bell works it away to fine leg for a single, Chawla in the deep fails to stop it cleanly but no damage is done.

England 71/2   IR Bell 19* (34b 3x4)
21.1

Chawla to Bell, no run, full and on the stumps, defended on the front-foot

21.2

Chawla to Bell, no run, drifting in and turning away, driven down to mid-off

21.3

Chawla to Bell, no run, on the middle and off stump line, Bell defends presenting the full face of the bat and the ball rolls back to the bowler

21.4

Chawla to Bell, 2 runs, pitched in line with the leg stump and turning across, Bell pushes forward to defend and the ball rolls away off the outside edge

21.5

Chawla to Bell, no run, defended watchfully

21.6

Chawla to Bell, no run, quicker delivery, played away towards cover point

England 73/2   IR Bell 21* (40b 3x4)
23.1

Chawla to Bell, no run, tossed up and turning away, defended stretching well forward

23.2

Chawla to Bell, 1 run, googly! the one that turns back into the right-hander, Bell picks it up late and turns it away to fine leg for a single

23.5

Chawla to Bell, no run, leg-break, bit wide outside the off stump and Bell leaves it through to the keeper

23.6

Chawla to Bell, no run, on the middle and leg stump line, Bell watchfully defends it down on the track, Jaffer moves in from short leg and picks it up

England 83/2   IR Bell 22* (44b 3x4)
25.1

Chawla to Bell, no run, played way towards cover

25.2

Chawla to Bell, 1 run, leans well forward and taps it down to fine leg for a single

England 88/2   IR Bell 23* (46b 3x4)
26.6

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

England 98/2   IR Bell 23* (47b 3x4)
27.4

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

27.5

Kumble to Bell, 1 run, worked away behind square on the leg side, easy single

England 100/2   IR Bell 24* (49b 3x4)
28.1

Pathan to Bell, no run, short of a good length delivery on the middle and off stump line, Bell gets behind the line and defends it down safely

28.2

Pathan to Bell, no run, again slightly short and close to the off stump line, punched away off the back-foot to the cover region

28.3

Pathan to Bell, FOUR, attempted slower delivery, ends up as a low fulltoss outside the off stump and Bell hammers it through the gap between mid-off and cover, England moving along nicely here at this stage

28.4

Pathan to Bell, no run, on the pads, defended to the leg side

28.5

Pathan to Bell, no run

28.6

Pathan to Bell, no run

England 104/2   IR Bell 28* (55b 4x4)
30.1

Pathan to Bell, no run, good length delivery, pitching outside the off and holding the angle, Bell lets it through to the wicketkeeper

30.2

Pathan to Bell, FOUR, Pathan errs in length, strays on the pads of Bell, Bell gets on top of the delivery and glances it down to fine leg, that ball runs away to the fineleg fence

30.3

Pathan to Bell, 1 run, short of a length delivery, on the pads again, Bell gets it a lot squarer this time, plays it straight to Munaf Patel at backward squareleg for a single

30.6

Pathan to Bell, no run, good length delivery on the stumps, defended to the off-side

England 110/2   IR Bell 33* (59b 5x4)
31.4

Kumble to Bell, no run, Bell picks the googly this time and works it away to the onside

31.5

Kumble to Bell, 1 run, just short of good length, Bell goes back and punches it into the open spaces on the offside

England 112/2   IR Bell 34* (61b 5x4)
32.1

Pathan to Bell, no run, good length delivery outside off, Bell lets it through to the wicketkeeper, the ball hardly carries to the wicketkeeper, Dhoni collects it on two bounces

32.2

Pathan to Bell, FOUR, full length delivery, lot of width on offer, Bell drives it to the right of the man at cover, didnt quite keep it down, but he finds the gap and the ball races away to the boundary

32.3

Pathan to Bell, no run, good length delivery, left through to the wicketkeeper

32.4

Pathan to Bell, no run, short of a good length this time, Bell goes back and defends

32.5

Pathan to Bell, no run, good chance of pace from Pathan, held it back this time, Bell picks the change of pace and defends

32.6

Pathan to Bell, no run, good length ball, Bell goes back and defends to Yuvraj Singh at cover point

England 116/2   IR Bell 38* (67b 6x4)
33.6

Kumble to Bell, OUT, gone!! Kumble foxes Bell with a perfect googly! this one was tossed up, pitches outside off and turns into Bell, Bell doesnt pick the googly, shoulders arms and the ball just about dislodges the bail on top of the off stump

IR Bell b Kumble 38 (90m 68b 6x4 0x6) SR: 55.88

England 117/3   IR Bell 38 (68b 6x4)
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