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

100.1

Pathan to Hoggard, no run, back of a length and down the leg side, Hoggard leaves it through to the keeper

Short midwicket in place, what out for more short balls

100.2

Pathan to Hoggard, no run, beauty, good line and back of a length, this one swung back in nicely and goes right through Hoggard, missed the off stump by a whisker, Hoggard lucky to be still out there

100.3

Pathan to Hoggard, no run, line and length, Hoggard defends it away

100.4

Pathan to Hoggard, no run, good length delivery on the middle and leg stump line, Hoggard gets a big inside edge onto his pad and the ball rolls away on the off side

100.5

Pathan to Hoggard, no run, length ball outside the off stump, Hoggard plays and misses the ball, fielded by Dhoni

100.6

Pathan to Hoggard, no run, good length delivery, angling across the right-hander, Hoggard drives off the front-foot but fails to make contact, end of a good over

Kumble into the attack now, attacking field in place.

End of over 101 (maiden) England 298/7
MJ Hoggard    3* (16b)      IK Pathan    27-8-71-2
GO Jones    51* (130b 8x4)      MM Patel    25-6-72-3

101.1

Kumble to Jones, 1 run, half volley outside the off stump and Jones drives it away just wide of Patel at mid-off, quick single exposes Hoggard.

101.2

Kumble to Hoggard, no run, good line and length, was the quicker delivery, the one that skids across, Hoggard beaten

101.3

Kumble to Hoggard, no run, leg-break, bit wide outside the off stump, defended on the front-foot

101.4

Kumble to Hoggard, 1 run, length ball, Hoggard leans well forward and taps it down to fine leg for an easy single, 300 comes up for England!

101.5

Kumble to Jones, no run, turning away, defended on the front-foot

101.6

Kumble to Jones, no run, quicker delivery and Jones is hit on the pad, appeal for lbw turned down, missing leg

End of over 102 (2 runs) England 300/7
GO Jones    52* (133b 8x4)      A Kumble    29-8-76-2
MJ Hoggard    4* (19b)      IK Pathan    27-8-71-2

102.1

Pathan to Hoggard, no run, good length delivery, pitched in line and angling across, Hoggard leaves it alone

102.2

Pathan to Hoggard, no run, short and drifting down the leg side, Hoggard pulls late and the ball rolls away off the glove, Dhoni moves across quickly and cuts off the single

102.3

Pathan to Hoggard, no run, good length and down the leg side on this occasion, Hoggard plays and misses, ball hits the pad and rolls away on the off side

102.4

Pathan to Hoggard, no run, good length delivery on the middle and off stump line, defended straight back to the bowler, typical Hoggard shot

102.5

Pathan to Hoggard, no run, good length delivery, Hoggard punches it away off the back-foot, Harbhajan at covers fails to pick it up cleanly but no damage is done

102.6

Pathan to Hoggard, no run, good length and wide of the off stump, Hoggard leaves it alone for the keeper, maiden over

End of over 103 (maiden) England 300/7
MJ Hoggard    4* (25b)      IK Pathan    28-9-71-2
GO Jones    52* (133b 8x4)      A Kumble    29-8-76-2

103.1

Kumble to Jones, OUT, well bowled leg-break, Jones pushes forward to defend, ball clips the inside edge, hits the pad and rolls into the stumps, wicket number 499! sad end to a fine innings!

GO Jones b Kumble 52 (186m 134b 8x4 0x6) SR: 38.80

103.2

Kumble to Harmison, OUT, there it is! 500th Test wicket and it's a flipper that does the trick, too good a delivery for Harmison and he is trapped plumb in front of the stumps, loud appeal and up goes the finger - England nine down

SJ Harmison lbw b Kumble 0 (1m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Panesar is the last man in and he will face the hat-trick ball!

103.3

Kumble to Panesar, no run, line and length, Panesar defends it down on the off side

103.4

Kumble to Panesar, OUT, all over! tossed up and turning in, Panesar pushes forward to defend and the ball goes off the outside edge, clips the keeper's pad on the way but Dravid at first slip holds on well, this is Kumble at his best!

MS Panesar c Dravid b Kumble 0 (1m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Three wickets in four ball and England end up with 300 on the board. We will take a short break and will be back with the Indian innings. Players are back, it will be Sehwag and Jaffer to open the innings for India. Hoggard is the at the top of his run-up, here we go!

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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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