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

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   PP Chawla 1-1-0-0

19.1

Chawla to Pietersen, no run, pitched up outside the off stump, driven straight to the fielder at mid-off

19.2

Chawla to Pietersen, no run, pitched close to the off stump line and turning away, defended leaning well forward

19.3

Chawla to Pietersen, no run, drifting in and turning away after hitting the deck, defended on the back-foot and the ball rolls away straight to Jaffer at short leg

19.4

Chawla to Pietersen, FOUR, shot! nothing wrong with the delivery, Pietersen quickly goes down on one knee and sweeps it away well in front of square leg, sweetly timed shot that

19.5

Chawla to Pietersen, no run, driven away towards cover

19.6

Chawla to Pietersen, SIX, on the middle and off stump line, Pietersen leans well forward and slogs it away well over the midwicket fence, good clean hit

England 69/2   PP Chawla 2-1-10-0

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   PP Chawla 3-1-12-0

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

23.3

Chawla to Pietersen, no run, driven down to mid-on

23.4

Chawla to Pietersen, 1 run, drifting in with the angle, Pietersen goes back and works it away on the leg side 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   PP Chawla 4-1-14-0

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

25.3

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

25.4

Chawla to Pietersen, FOUR, tossed up and turning away, Pietersen comes down the track and lofts it away to the long-off fence, Chawla under pressure here

25.5

Chawla to Pietersen, no run, quicker delivery on the stumps, excellent comeback from Chawla, Pietersen ends up with an inside edge onto his pad

25.6

Chawla to Pietersen, 1 run, swept away behind square, easy single to end the over

England 93/2   PP Chawla 5-1-20-0

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   PP Chawla 6-1-24-0

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   PP Chawla 7-1-36-0

86.1

Chawla to Jones, no run, full and wide outside the off stump, Jones takes it on the pad

86.2

Chawla to Jones, no run, full and outside the off stump, width offered and Jones goes after it but fails to make contact

86.3

Chawla to Jones, 1 run, on the middle and leg stump line, swept away to fine leg for an easy single

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   PP Chawla 8-1-37-0

88.1

Chawla to Jones, FOUR, 1000 Test runs! tossed up on the stumps, Jones quickly goes down on one knee and sweeps it away to the midwicket fence, excellent placement

88.2

Chawla to Jones, no run, good length and wide of the off stump, Jones defends it on the back-foot

88.3

Chawla to Jones, no run, flipper, flat and close to the off stump line, Jones goes back and drives it away towards cover

88.4

Chawla to Jones, no run, good line and length, Jones comes down the track and defends it away towars cover

88.5

Chawla to Jones, FOUR, short and wide outside the off stump, Jones leans back and pulls it away to the midwicket fence, bad ball put away in style, Chawla struggling here, England moving along nicely

88.6

Chawla to Jones, no run, good line and length delivery, defended on the back-foot

England 279/5   PP Chawla 9-1-45-0
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Series Results
India v England at Mumbai - Mar 18-22, 2006
England won by 212 runs
India v England at Mohali - Mar 9-13, 2006
India won by 9 wickets
India v England at Nagpur - Mar 1-5, 2006
Match drawn
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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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