England tour of India, 2005/06 / Commentary

England in India Test Series - 3rd Test

India v England

England won by 212 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100  | Overs 101-150

50.1

Kumble to Shah, no run, on the middle and leg stump line, defended down on the leg side

50.2

Kumble to Shah, 1 run, too full and on the pads, Shah works it away fine and the single brings up the 100 partnership!

50.3

Kumble to Strauss, no run, quicker delivery, pitched close to the off stump line and turning in, defended on the back-foot

50.4

Kumble to Strauss, no run, again close to the off stump line, played off the back-foot and the ball rolls back to the bowler

50.5

Kumble to Strauss, no run, down the leg side, Strauss goes back and turns it away towards midwicket

50.6

Kumble to Strauss, no run, driven off the back-foot to the cover region, end of a harmless over

End of over 51 (1 run) England 152/1
AJ Strauss    83* (149b 9x4 1x6)      A Kumble    14-3-29-0
OA Shah    46* (89b 7x4)      Harbhajan Singh    8-0-31-0

51.1

Harbhajan Singh to Shah, no run, tossed up and turning in, turned away on the leg side, no room for a single there

51.2

Harbhajan Singh to Shah, FOUR, fifty on debut! full and wide outside the off stump and Shah hammers it through the gap between the cover fielder, excellent innings under pressure

51.3

Harbhajan Singh to Shah, no run, line and length, Shah defends it away on the leg side

51.4

Harbhajan Singh to Shah, no run, fraction short, driven off the back-foot to the gully region, diving stop by Pathan there saves a certain four

51.5

Harbhajan Singh to Shah, no run, line and length, Shah defends it down on the leg side

51.6

Harbhajan Singh to Shah, no run, good line and length delivery, Shah defends, presenting the full face of the bat and the ball rolls back to Harbhajan

End of over 52 (4 runs) England 156/1
OA Shah    50* (95b 8x4)      Harbhajan Singh    9-0-35-0
AJ Strauss    83* (149b 9x4 1x6)      A Kumble    14-3-29-0

52.1

Kumble to Strauss, no run, well fligted delivery outside the off stump, bowled from round the stumps, Strauss pulls away late

52.2

Kumble to Strauss, no run, turning in, defended on the front-foot

52.3

Kumble to Strauss, no run, full delivery, close to the off stump line, Strauss pushes forward and drives it straight to Harbhajan at mid-on

52.4

Kumble to Strauss, 1 run, edged away behind square on the off side, quick single taken

over the wicket to the right-hander

52.5

Kumble to Shah, no run, defended down on the leg side, watchfully played

52.6

Kumble to Shah, no run, good line and length, Shah drives it straight back to the bowler, Kumble fields on the bounce and throws it back to the keeper

End of over 53 (1 run) England 157/1
OA Shah    50* (97b 8x4)      A Kumble    15-3-30-0
AJ Strauss    84* (153b 9x4 1x6)      Harbhajan Singh    9-0-35-0

53.1

Harbhajan Singh to Strauss, no run, tossed up and turning away from close to the off stump line, defended on the front-foot

53.2

Harbhajan Singh to Strauss, no run, doosra down the leg side, Strauss defends but fails to connect, ball clips the pad and fall dead on the leg side

53.3

Harbhajan Singh to Strauss, no run, driven away towards cover

53.4

Harbhajan Singh to Strauss, no run, good length but down leg, Strauss defends off the back foot and the ball rolls away towards short midwicket

53.5

Harbhajan Singh to Strauss, 1 run, turned away well wide of the fielder at square leg, easy single

53.6

Harbhajan Singh to Shah, no run, good length delivery, turning in from wide outside the off stump, Shah moves across a long way and defends it down on the off side

End of over 54 (1 run) England 158/1
OA Shah    50* (98b 8x4)      Harbhajan Singh    10-0-36-0
AJ Strauss    85* (158b 9x4 1x6)      A Kumble    15-3-30-0

54.1

Kumble to Strauss, no run, full and turning in, punched away towards midwicket

54.2

Kumble to Strauss, no run, bit wide outside the off stump and Strauss leaves it through to the keeper

54.3

Kumble to Strauss, no run, turning in from way outside the off stump, Strauss covers the line with his pad and leaves it for the keeper

54.4

Kumble to Strauss, no run, forced away towards point

54.5

Kumble to Strauss, no run, full and turning in, Strauss gets a good stride forward and pads it away

54.6

Kumble to Strauss, no run, full on the stumps, defended back to the bowler

And that's tea on day one. Pietersen has come in replacing the injured Shah.

End of over 55 (maiden) England 158/1
AJ Strauss    85* (164b 9x4 1x6)      A Kumble    16-4-30-0
OA Shah    50* (98b 8x4)      Harbhajan Singh    10-0-36-0

55.1

Harbhajan Singh to Pietersen, no run, full on the stumps, Pietersen defends it

55.2

Harbhajan Singh to Pietersen, no run, good line but over-pitched, Pietersen defends

55.3

Harbhajan Singh to Pietersen, no run, good line but full, Pietersen hits it into the leg side

55.4

Harbhajan Singh to Pietersen, no run, good line but full, Pietersen defends

55.5

Harbhajan Singh to Pietersen, no run, good line and length delivery, Pietersen defends on the front foot

55.6

Harbhajan Singh to Pietersen, no run, good line and length delivery, Pietersen works it through the leg side, fielded by Kumble

End of over 56 (maiden) England 158/1
KP Pietersen    0* (6b)      Harbhajan Singh    11-1-36-0
AJ Strauss    85* (164b 9x4 1x6)      A Kumble    16-4-30-0

56.1

Patel to Strauss, no run, good length delivery on the pads, clipped away towards midwicket

56.2

Patel to Strauss, no run, length ball outside the off stump, angling away from the left-hander, Strauss leaves it alone for the keeper

56.3

Patel to Strauss, no run, length ball outside the off stump, again angling away from from Strauss, no shot offered

56.4

Patel to Strauss, 3 runs, good length delivery outside the off stump and Strauss drives it away through the gap between cover and point, outfield slows the ball down and Tendulkar catches up

56.5

Patel to Pietersen, no run, short and down leg, Pietersen fails to connect and the ball goes through to the keeper, half hearted appeal for caught behind turned down

56.6

Patel to Pietersen, 2 runs, too full and on the pads, Pietersen clips it away to fine leg for a brace, Pathan in the deep was bit slow to move across and that helped

End of over 57 (5 runs) England 163/1
KP Pietersen    2* (8b)      MM Patel    11-3-24-0
AJ Strauss    88* (168b 9x4 1x6)      Harbhajan Singh    11-1-36-0

57.1

Harbhajan Singh to Strauss, no run, wide outside the off stump and turning away further, bowled from round the wicket, Strauss leaves it through to the keeper

57.2

Harbhajan Singh to Strauss, FOUR, in the slot outside the off stump and Strauss carves it away to the third man fence and the boundary takes him to 92!

57.3

Harbhajan Singh to Strauss, no run, good line and length delivery, Strauss defends off the back foot

57.4

Harbhajan Singh to Strauss, FOUR, slightly short and close to the off stump line, Strauss cuts off the back-foot and the ball goes off the edge, Dravid at first slip hardly got any time to react

57.5

Harbhajan Singh to Strauss, FOUR, 8th Test hundred! tossed up outside the off stump and Strauss sweeps it away to the midwicket fence, lovely shot

57.6

Harbhajan Singh to Strauss, no run, defended on the front-foot, end of a good over for England

End of over 58 (12 runs) England 175/1
AJ Strauss    100* (174b 12x4 1x6)      Harbhajan Singh    12-1-48-0
KP Pietersen    2* (8b)      MM Patel    11-3-24-0

58.1

Patel to Pietersen, 1 run, on the middle and leg stump line, Pietersen moves across a bit and works it away to fine leg for a single

58.2

Patel to Strauss, no run, short of a good length delivery, pitched outside the off stump and angling away, no shot offered

58.3

Patel to Strauss, no run, short of a length and outside off stump, Strauss leaves it through to Dhoni

58.4

Patel to Strauss, no run, short and wide outside the off stump, Strauss not interested

58.5

Patel to Strauss, no run, again short of a length and outside the off stump, Dhoni is the only person interested

58.6

Patel to Strauss, no run, good line but too full, bowled from round the stumps, driven straight to the fielder at cover

Anil Kumble replaces Harbhajan Singh

End of over 59 (1 run) England 176/1
AJ Strauss    100* (179b 12x4 1x6)      MM Patel    12-3-25-0
KP Pietersen    3* (9b)      Harbhajan Singh    12-1-48-0

59.1

Kumble to Pietersen, no run, good length delivery, Pietersen drives on the front foot and the ball goes straight to Tendulkar at extra cover

59.2

Kumble to Pietersen, no run, good length delivery, Pietersen defends on the front foot and the ball rolls away on the leg side

59.3

Kumble to Pietersen, no run, defended towards cover

59.4

Kumble to Pietersen, 1 run, quicker delivery outside the off stump, bit too full and Pietersen drives it away well wide of the cover fielder, early call and a quick single is added to the total

59.5

Kumble to Strauss, no run, line and length, bowled from round the stumps, Strauss pushes forward and defends it straight back to the bowler

59.6

Kumble to Strauss, no run, turned away straight to the fielder at short leg

End of over 60 (1 run) England 177/1
AJ Strauss    100* (181b 12x4 1x6)      A Kumble    17-4-31-0
KP Pietersen    4* (13b)      MM Patel    12-3-25-0

60.1

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

60.2

Patel to Pietersen, no run, short of a length and outside the off stump, Pietersen gets well forward and defends it towards cover

60.3

Patel to Pietersen, no run, good length delivery, cutting in from outside the off stump, Pietersen pushes forward and defends it with a straight bat

60.4

Patel to Pietersen, no run, good length delivery, coming in with the angle, Pietersen walks forward and drives it away straight to the fielder at mid-on

60.5

Patel to Pietersen, 1 no ball, called for overstepping, sharp bouncer and Pietersen is caught off guard, ball clips the glove and lobs up on the off side

60.5

Patel to Pietersen, no run, another short rising delivery, Pietersen defends on the back-foot and the ball rolls away off the edge, well bowled again

60.6

Patel to Pietersen, no run, this is good bowling from the young man, followed up the short deliveries with a fuller length ball, Pietersen watchfully defends it back to the bowler, end of a good over

End of over 61 (1 run) England 178/1
KP Pietersen    4* (20b)      MM Patel    13-3-26-0
AJ Strauss    100* (181b 12x4 1x6)      A Kumble    17-4-31-0

61.1

Kumble to Strauss, no run, line and length, Strauss defends it

61.2

Kumble to Strauss, no run, good length delivery, Strauss on the back foot defending

61.3

Kumble to Strauss, FOUR, short and wide outside the off stump, Strauss rocks back but cuts late and the ball races away to the third man fence, well played

61.4

Kumble to Strauss, no run, good line and length delivery, Strauss pushes forward and defends it away

61.5

Kumble to Strauss, no run, driven straight to the fielder at point

61.6

Kumble to Strauss, 2 runs, flicked away off the pads to deep backward square leg

End of over 62 (6 runs) England 184/1
AJ Strauss    106* (187b 13x4 1x6)      A Kumble    18-4-37-0
KP Pietersen    4* (20b)      MM Patel    13-3-26-0

62.1

Patel to Pietersen, 1 run, back of a length and down the leg side, nicely pulled away to fine leg for an easy single

62.2

Patel to Strauss, no run, sends down a bouncer, bowled from round the stumps and angling in, Strauss ducks under it

62.3

Patel to Strauss, no run, hit on the pad trying to defended, appeal turned down

62.4

Patel to Strauss, no run, and again, this one nipped back in sharply and Strauss gets hit on the pad, loud confident appeal for lbw turned down, close call

62.5

Patel to Strauss, no run, another ripper, short of a good length delivery, bowled from wide of the crease and this one came back in sharply and Strauss is comprehensively beaten

62.6

Patel to Strauss, no run, good line and length delivery, Strauss defends, end of a fantastic over

End of over 63 (1 run) England 185/1
AJ Strauss    106* (192b 13x4 1x6)      MM Patel    14-3-27-0
KP Pietersen    5* (21b)      A Kumble    18-4-37-0

63.1

Kumble to Pietersen, no run, line and length, Pietersen defends on the front-foot

63.2

Kumble to Pietersen, no run, good line and length, defended stretching well forward

63.3

Kumble to Pietersen, FOUR, googly, slightly short and on the pads, Pietersen quickly gets into position and whips it away to the square leg fence, just dismissed it from his presence

63.4

Kumble to Pietersen, no run, length ball, Pietersen defends it down on the leg side

63.5

Kumble to Pietersen, no run, length ball outside the off stump, Pietersen defends on the front foot and the ball rolls back to the bowler

63.6

Kumble to Pietersen, no run, mis-timed drive and the ball rolls back to the bowler

End of over 64 (4 runs) England 189/1
KP Pietersen    9* (27b 1x4)      A Kumble    19-4-41-0
AJ Strauss    106* (192b 13x4 1x6)      MM Patel    14-3-27-0

64.1

Patel to Strauss, no run, short and wide of the off stump, Strauss leaves it alone for the keeper

64.2

Patel to Strauss, no run, angling in, played away towards midwicket

64.3

Patel to Strauss, no run, short of a length and angling in from outside the off stump, defended on the back-foot

64.4

Patel to Strauss, FOUR, short ball, angled in from outside the off stump, Strauss goes for the hook and the ball steeples off the top edge, luckily for him the fielder at fine leg is square and the ball falls safely in the deep

64.5

Patel to Strauss, 1 run, back of a length and down the leg side, Strauss works it away towards midwicket

64.6

Patel to Pietersen, no run, sharp bouncer and Pietersen is caught on the wrong-foot, awkward prod and the ball rolls away on the leg side - another fiery over from Patel comes to an end

End of over 65 (5 runs) England 194/1
KP Pietersen    9* (28b 1x4)      MM Patel    15-3-32-0
AJ Strauss    111* (197b 14x4 1x6)      A Kumble    19-4-41-0

65.1

Kumble to Strauss, no run, length ball, Strauss works it past the fielder at short leg

65.2

Kumble to Strauss, no run, tossed up and turning in, defended straight to the fielder at point

65.3

Kumble to Strauss, no run, well bowled googly and Strauss is beaten outside the off stump, not sure if he got a touch on it, Dhoni fails to collect it cleanly and the ball rolls away towards short fine leg

65.4

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

65.5

Kumble to Strauss, no run

65.6

Kumble to Strauss, 1 run, on the stumps, swept away to fine leg for an easy single

End of over 66 (1 run) England 195/1
AJ Strauss    112* (203b 14x4 1x6)      A Kumble    20-4-42-0
KP Pietersen    9* (28b 1x4)      MM Patel    15-3-32-0

66.1

Pathan to Strauss, FOUR, strays on to middle and leg, gentle loosener, Strauss moves across a bit and clips it away to the fine leg fence, Pathan continues to be expensive!

66.2

Pathan to Strauss, 2 runs, good length and wide of the off stump, Strauss waits for the ball and at the last moment dads it down to the vacant third man region, 200 comes up for England!

66.3

Pathan to Strauss, FOUR, Pathan continues to struggle! full toss on the stumps, yorker gone wrong? Strauss moves across and flicks it away to the vacant fine leg fence, easy picking

66.4

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

66.5

Pathan to Strauss, no run

66.6

Pathan to Strauss, no run, good length but wide of the off stump, Strauss leaves it alone for the keeper, another expensive Pathan over comes to an end

End of over 67 (10 runs) England 205/1
AJ Strauss    122* (209b 16x4 1x6)      IK Pathan    8-1-46-0
KP Pietersen    9* (28b 1x4)      A Kumble    20-4-42-0

67.1

Kumble to Pietersen, FOUR, good line and length delivery, Pietersen comes down the track and hammers it straight past the fielder at mid-off, powerful shot

67.2

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

67.3

Kumble to Pietersen, no run, flighted delivery outside the off stump and Pietersen comes down hard on it, Jaffer at short cover dives across and cuts off a certain boundary

67.4

Kumble to Pietersen, no run, line and length, Pietersen defends it

67.5

Kumble to Pietersen, 2 runs, length ball outside the off stump, Pietersen glides it down to third man

67.6

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

End of over 68 (6 runs) England 211/1
KP Pietersen    15* (34b 2x4)      A Kumble    21-4-48-0
AJ Strauss    122* (209b 16x4 1x6)      IK Pathan    8-1-46-0

68.1

Pathan to Strauss, no run, good length and wide of the off stump, Strauss defends it away

68.2

Pathan to Strauss, no run, good length delivery, Strauss drives well but fails to get it past the fielder at mid-off

68.3

Pathan to Strauss, no run, short and wide outside the off stump, was there to be hit and Strauss cuts hard, powerful shot but the ball goes straight to the fielder at point

68.4

Pathan to Strauss, 1 run, full and on the legs, clipped away behind square on the leg side

68.5

Pathan to Pietersen, no run, good length delivery, pitched close to the off stump and angling across the right-hander, Pietersen leaves it through to the keeper

68.6

Pathan to Pietersen, no run, good line and length delivery, Pietersen gets well foward and defends it down watchfully

End of over 69 (1 run) England 212/1
KP Pietersen    15* (36b 2x4)      IK Pathan    9-1-47-0
AJ Strauss    123* (213b 16x4 1x6)      A Kumble    21-4-48-0

69.1

Kumble to Strauss, no run, beaten outside the off stump

69.2

Kumble to Strauss, no run, played away behind point

69.3

Kumble to Strauss, no run, edged and dropped ! well bowled googly, Strauss is beaten comprehensively and the edge is produced but Dhoni fails to hold on to a fairly easy chance, costly miss that

69.4

Kumble to Strauss, no run, good length but wide of the off stump, Strauss keeps it out

69.5

Kumble to Strauss, no run, again beaten outside the off stump, Kumble at his best

69.6

Kumble to Strauss, no run, good length and wide of the off stump, no shot offered, end of a good over

End of over 70 (maiden) England 212/1
AJ Strauss    123* (219b 16x4 1x6)      A Kumble    22-5-48-0
KP Pietersen    15* (36b 2x4)      IK Pathan    9-1-47-0

70.1

Pathan to Pietersen, no run, short of a good length delivery, angling across the right-hander, Pietersen leaves it through to the keeper

70.2

Pathan to Pietersen, 1 run, again bit wide outside the off stump, driven well wide of the point fielder

70.3

Pathan to Strauss, no run

70.4

Pathan to Strauss, no run, good length but wide of the off stump, the one that goes straight on, Strauss watchfully leaves it through to the keeper

70.5

Pathan to Strauss, no run, again good length and wide of the off stump, Strauss shoulders arms

70.6

Pathan to Strauss, no run, again bit too wide outside the off stump to interest Strauss

End of over 71 (1 run) England 213/1
AJ Strauss    123* (223b 16x4 1x6)      IK Pathan    10-1-48-0
KP Pietersen    16* (38b 2x4)      A Kumble    22-5-48-0

71.1

Kumble to Pietersen, no run, good line and length, Pietersen defends it back to the bowler

71.2

Kumble to Pietersen, 1 run, driven just wide of Harbhajan at mid-off, quick single taken - Harbhajan scores a direct hit at the bowler's end but Pietersen was never in trouble

71.3

Kumble to Strauss, no run, good length but wide of the off stump, Strauss plays no shot

71.4

Kumble to Strauss, no run, wide outside the off stump, Strauss defends it towards point

71.5

Kumble to Strauss, no run, length ball outside the off stump, bit too wide and Strauss leaves it for the keeper

71.6

Kumble to Strauss, no run, turned away off the back-foot to the midwicket region

End of over 72 (1 run) England 214/1
AJ Strauss    123* (227b 16x4 1x6)      A Kumble    23-5-49-0
KP Pietersen    17* (40b 2x4)      IK Pathan    10-1-48-0

72.1

Pathan to Pietersen, 1 run, good length delivery on the pads, turned away on the leg side and an easy single is added to the total

72.2

Pathan to Strauss, FOUR, full and on the stumps, Strauss moves forward and across and drives it away through midwicket, no stopping that

72.3

Pathan to Strauss, no run, length ball outside the off stump, no shot offered

72.4

Pathan to Strauss, no run, short of a good length delivery outside the off stump, the one that goes straight on, Strauss leaves it through to the keeper

72.5

Pathan to Strauss, no run, again short and wide outside the off stump, Strauss not interested

72.6

Pathan to Strauss, no run, good line and length, driven away towards midwicket

End of over 73 (5 runs) England 219/1
AJ Strauss    127* (232b 17x4 1x6)      IK Pathan    11-1-53-0
KP Pietersen    18* (41b 2x4)      A Kumble    23-5-49-0

73.1

Harbhajan Singh to Pietersen, no run, full and drifting down the leg side, Pietersen fails to make contact, Dhoni moves across quickly and collects it cleanly

73.2

Harbhajan Singh to Pietersen, no run, .

73.3

Harbhajan Singh to Pietersen, SIX, MAX! tossed up and turning in, Pietersen comes down the track to the pitch of the delivery and wallops it over the long-off fence, typical Pietersen shot

73.4

Harbhajan Singh to Pietersen, no run, defended back to the bowler

73.5

Harbhajan Singh to Pietersen, no run, line and length, Pietersen drives on the front foot and the ball rolls away towards cover

73.6

Harbhajan Singh to Pietersen, no run, defended on the front-foot

Sreesanth back into the attack now.

End of over 74 (6 runs) England 225/1
KP Pietersen    24* (47b 2x4 1x6)      Harbhajan Singh    13-1-54-0
AJ Strauss    127* (232b 17x4 1x6)      IK Pathan    11-1-53-0

74.1

Sreesanth to Strauss, no run, good length but wide of the off stump, Strauss watchfully leaves it through to the keeper

74.2

Sreesanth to Strauss, no run, good line and just short of a length, straight as an arrow, Strauss not interested

74.3

Sreesanth to Strauss, no run, length ball outside the off stump, angling away from the left-hander, Strauss offers no shot and the ball thuds into the keeper's gloves

74.4

Sreesanth to Strauss, 1 run, good length delivery, close to the off stump line, Strauss drives and the ball rolls away off the inner half of the bat

74.5

Sreesanth to Pietersen, FOUR, good line and length, Pietersen pushes forward to drive, ball clips the edge and rockets away to the third man fence, lucky runs

74.6

Sreesanth to Pietersen, no run, turned away straight to the fielder at mid-on

End of over 75 (5 runs) England 230/1
KP Pietersen    28* (49b 3x4 1x6)      S Sreesanth    13-3-39-1
AJ Strauss    128* (236b 17x4 1x6)      Harbhajan Singh    13-1-54-0

75.1

Harbhajan Singh to Strauss, no run, tossed up and turning away, bowled from round the wicket, Strauss leaves it for the keeper

75.2

Harbhajan Singh to Strauss, no run, closer to the off stump line, defended on the front-foot

75.3

Harbhajan Singh to Strauss, OUT, gone! slightly short and turning away, Strauss looking to drive off the back-foot is beaten by the extra bounce, faint edge and Dhoni takes it on the second attempt, change of angle works for Harbhajan - England two down.

AJ Strauss c †Dhoni b Harbhajan Singh 128 (329m 240b 17x4 1x6) SR: 53.33

Not the perfect line but the extra bounce did Strauss in, the ball moved away just enough to clip the outside edge, Dhoni almost fumbled it but somehow manged to glove it on the second attempt Collingwood is the next man in.

75.4

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, wide outside the off stump, Collingwood pads up

75.5

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, good length delivery, Collingwood defends stretching well forward

75.6

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, good length and wide of the off stump, Collingwood defends it away on the off side, end of a successful over

End of over 76 (wicket maiden) England 230/2
PD Collingwood    0* (3b)      Harbhajan Singh    14-2-54-1
KP Pietersen    28* (49b 3x4 1x6)      S Sreesanth    13-3-39-1

76.1

Sreesanth to Pietersen, 1 run, back of a length and down the leg side, played away behind square on the leg side

76.2

Sreesanth to Collingwood, no run, length ball, Collingwood defends it down watchfully

76.3

Sreesanth to Collingwood, 1 run, short ball and Collingwood goes for the pull, ball clips the top edge and balloons up towards fine leg but falls well short of Yuvraj in the deep, lucky escape

76.4

Sreesanth to Pietersen, FOUR, good length but wide of the off stump, Pietersen drives on the up, ball clips the edge and races away to the third man fence, went right into the gap between gully and slip, it's all going England's way

76.5

Sreesanth to Pietersen, no run, good line and length delivery, Pietersen defends

76.6

Sreesanth to Pietersen, no run, good line and length, Pietersen defends it down on the leg side, had to hurry

End of over 77 (6 runs) England 236/2
KP Pietersen    33* (53b 4x4 1x6)      S Sreesanth    14-3-45-1
PD Collingwood    1* (5b)      Harbhajan Singh    14-2-54-1

77.1

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, good length but wide of the off stump, no shot offered

77.2

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, good length delivery, Collingwood defends it away towards cover

77.3

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, wide outside the off stump, Collingwood cuts off the back-foot buf fails to get it past the fielder at backward point

77.4

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, good length delivery, driven straight to the fielder at mid-on

77.5

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, length ball, worked away on the leg side, no room for a single there

77.6

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, length ball outside the off stump, turning in, Collingwood leans forward and defends it down on the off side

End of over 78 (maiden) England 236/2
PD Collingwood    1* (11b)      Harbhajan Singh    15-3-54-1
KP Pietersen    33* (53b 4x4 1x6)      S Sreesanth    14-3-45-1

78.1

Sreesanth to Pietersen, no run, short of a good length delivery, driven straight to the fielder at cover

78.2

Sreesanth to Pietersen, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, driven straight to Kumble at short cover, another good shot for no runs

78.3

Sreesanth to Pietersen, no run, good length delivery, pushed back to the bowler

78.4

Sreesanth to Pietersen, FOUR, short rising delivery, coming in with the angle, Pietersen goes for the pull and this time the top-edge goes finer, fine leg had no chace of cutting it off, Santh bit unlucky there

78.5

Sreesanth to Pietersen, no run, fuller length delivery outside the off stump, driven hard but straight to the fielder at mid-off

78.6

Sreesanth to Pietersen, 1 run, short ball, this time the pull shot makes good contact and the ball races away to deep midwicket

End of over 79 (5 runs) England 241/2
KP Pietersen    38* (59b 5x4 1x6)      S Sreesanth    15-3-50-1
PD Collingwood    1* (11b)      Harbhajan Singh    15-3-54-1

79.1

Harbhajan Singh to Pietersen, 1 run, tossed up and turning in, Pietersen pushes forward to the pitch of the delivery and drives it straight back down the carpet to long-on

79.2

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, edged away on the leg side

79.3

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, quicker delivery down the leg side, Collingwood fails to make contact, Dhoni moves across quickly and saves runs

79.4

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, cut away off the back-foot to the cover region

79.5

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, full and turning in, defended stretching well forward, well played in the end

79.6

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, lovely delivery to end the over, Collingwood is comprehensively beaten outside the off stump, Harbhajan slowly getting into the groove here

End of over 80 (1 run) England 242/2
PD Collingwood    1* (16b)      Harbhajan Singh    16-3-55-1
KP Pietersen    39* (60b 5x4 1x6)      S Sreesanth    15-3-50-1

80.1

Sreesanth to Pietersen, no run, good length delivery, wide outside the off stump and Pietersen goes after it, not a well timed shot and the ball rolls away off the inner half of the bat

80.2

Sreesanth to Pietersen, no run, clipped away off the pads to the fielder at midwicket

80.3

Sreesanth to Pietersen, OUT, got'm! good length delivery outside the off stump, came in a touch with the angle, probably bit of reverse swing, Pietersen goes hard at it away from his body and the edge goes straight to Dhoni behind the stuimps, that's a crucial breakthrough!

KP Pietersen c †Dhoni b Sreesanth 39 (111m 63b 5x4 1x6) SR: 61.90

That was an unnecessary shot but that's the way he plays! Flintoff is the next man in

80.4

Sreesanth to Flintoff, no run, short of a length, Flintoff carefully leaves it through to the keeper

80.5

Sreesanth to Flintoff, no run, line and length, Flintoff defends it down on the off side

80.6

Sreesanth to Flintoff, no run, short of a length and outside off stump, forced away towards point

End of over 81 (wicket maiden) England 242/3
A Flintoff    0* (3b)      S Sreesanth    16-4-50-2
PD Collingwood    1* (16b)      Harbhajan Singh    16-3-55-1

81.1

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, line and length, Collingwood defends it away on the leg side

81.2

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, tossed up and turning in, defended on the front-foot

81.3

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, 1 bye, quicker delivery, this one hits the rough and turns in sharply, Collingwood is beaten all ends up and the ball goes past Dhoni

81.4

Harbhajan Singh to Flintoff, no run, length ball outside the off stump, Flintoff defends on the front foot and the ball rolls away on the leg side

81.5

Harbhajan Singh to Flintoff, FOUR, off the mark in style! full and wide outside the off stump, Flintoff gets forward and drives it away to the cover fence, excellent timing and placement

81.6

Harbhajan Singh to Flintoff, no run, good length delivery, Flintoff defends it

End of over 82 (5 runs) England 247/3
A Flintoff    4* (6b 1x4)      Harbhajan Singh    17-3-59-1
PD Collingwood    1* (19b)      S Sreesanth    16-4-50-2

82.1

Sreesanth to Collingwood, no run, good length delivery, hint of reverse swing, no shot offered

82.2

Sreesanth to Collingwood, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, defended on the front-foot

82.3

Sreesanth to Collingwood, no run, another one in the channel, defended on the front-foot

82.4

Sreesanth to Collingwood, no run, short rising delivery outside the off stump, Collingwood stands tall on the back-foot, gets right on top of the bounce and defends it away towards point

82.5

Sreesanth to Collingwood, 1 run, fulltoss on the pads, yorker gone wrong, Collingwood moves across a bit and clips it away well in front of square leg for an easy single

82.6

Sreesanth to Flintoff, no run, short of a good length delivery, bowled from wide of the crease and coming in with the angle, Flintoff drives off the back-foot and the ball finds the fielder at cover

End of over 83 (1 run) England 248/3
A Flintoff    4* (7b 1x4)      S Sreesanth    17-4-51-2
PD Collingwood    2* (24b)      Harbhajan Singh    17-3-59-1

83.1

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, flat delivery, turning in from outside the off stump, defended on the back-foot

83.2

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, 1 run, turning in sharply, Collingwood pushes forward to defend, ball clips the inner half of the bat and races away to the fine leg region

83.3

Harbhajan Singh to Flintoff, no run, tossed up and turning in, defended on the front-foot

83.4

Harbhajan Singh to Flintoff, no run, bit fuller on this occasion, defended stretching well forward

83.5

Harbhajan Singh to Flintoff, no run, quicker delivery, turning in from outside the off stump, Flintoff gets behind the line and defends it down on the off side

83.6

Harbhajan Singh to Flintoff, no run, full and drifting down the leg side, Dhoni moves across and takes it cleanly, Flintoff keeps his balance and no damage is done

Sreesanth gets a much needed breather, Munaf Patel into the attack now.

End of over 84 (1 run) England 249/3
A Flintoff    4* (11b 1x4)      Harbhajan Singh    18-3-60-1
PD Collingwood    3* (26b)      S Sreesanth    17-4-51-2

84.1

Patel to Collingwood, 2 runs, short of a good length delivery, hint of reverse in swing, Collingwood clips it away off his pads and gets it wide of the fielder at midwicket, 250 comes up for England

84.2

Patel to Collingwood, no run, again fraction short and angling in, defended on the back-foot

84.3

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

84.4

Patel to Collingwood, no run, short rising delivery, coming in with the angle, Collingwood drops his hands and avoids it well

84.5

Patel to Collingwood, no run, good length delivery, driven down to mid-off, diving stop by Sreesanth there saves runs

84.6

Patel to Collingwood, FOUR, full and drifting onto middle and leg stump line, Collingwood pushes forward and drills it away well wide of the fielder at mid-on, excellent shot

End of over 85 (6 runs) England 255/3
PD Collingwood    9* (32b 1x4)      MM Patel    16-3-38-0
A Flintoff    4* (11b 1x4)      Harbhajan Singh    18-3-60-1

85.1

Harbhajan Singh to Flintoff, no run, down the leg side, Flintoff plays inside the line, Dhoni moves across in a flash and saves runs

85.2

Harbhajan Singh to Flintoff, no run, turning in from outside the off stump, defended on the back-foot and the ball rolls away on the leg side

85.3

Harbhajan Singh to Flintoff, no run, full and outside the off stump, defended toward cover

85.4

Harbhajan Singh to Flintoff, 1 run, drifting down the leg side, played down to fine leg for an easy single

85.5

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, quicker delivery down the leg side, Collingwood takes it on the pad

85.6

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, defended down on the leg side, another over safely negotiated, four more left in the day

End of over 86 (1 run) England 256/3
PD Collingwood    9* (34b 1x4)      Harbhajan Singh    19-3-61-1
A Flintoff    5* (15b 1x4)      MM Patel    16-3-38-0

86.1

Patel to Flintoff, no run, short of a good length delivery outside the off stump, bit of extra bounce and Flintoff nicely plays it away towards point

86.2

Patel to Flintoff, no run, off-cutter, driven straight to the fielder at short cover

86.3

Patel to Flintoff, FOUR, short ball, drifting onto middle and leg, Flintoff quickly gets into a good position and jabs it away to the fine leg fence, diving effort from Pathan in the deep ends in vain

86.4

Patel to Flintoff, no run, line and length delivery, defended on the front-foot

86.5

Patel to Flintoff, no run, well bowled yorker, hint of reverse swing, Flintoff jams his bat down in time and the ball rolls away towards cover

86.6

Patel to Flintoff, no run, good length delivery, coming in with the angle, Flintoff moves across a long way and gets hit on the pad, impact was well outside the line of the off stump, half hearted appeal for lbw turned down

End of over 87 (4 runs) England 260/3
A Flintoff    9* (21b 2x4)      MM Patel    17-3-42-0
PD Collingwood    9* (34b 1x4)      Harbhajan Singh    19-3-61-1

87.1

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, 1 run, turn and bounce, Collingwood stays back and forces it away towards fine leg

Four men around the bat now - slip, silly point, short leg and a leg slip in place

87.2

Harbhajan Singh to Flintoff, 2 leg byes, drifting down the leg side, Flintoff fails to connect, ball clips the pad and races away past the fielder at leg slip

87.3

Harbhajan Singh to Flintoff, no run, defended down on the leg side

87.4

Harbhajan Singh to Flintoff, SIX, tossed up on the stumps, Flintoff advances down the track, nicely gets to the pitch of the delivery and lofts it over the long-on fence, good clean hit

87.5

Harbhajan Singh to Flintoff, no run, turning in from outside the off stump, defended stretching well forward

87.6

Harbhajan Singh to Flintoff, no run, length ball, Flintoff defends on the front foot

End of over 88 (9 runs) England 269/3
A Flintoff    15* (26b 2x4 1x6)      Harbhajan Singh    20-3-68-1
PD Collingwood    10* (35b 1x4)      MM Patel    17-3-42-0

88.1

Patel to Collingwood, 1 run, short of a good length delivery on the middle and leg stump line, Collingwood stands tall on the back-foot and clips it away to fine leg for an easy single

88.2

Patel to Flintoff, no run, good length delivery on the middle and off stump line, hint of reverse swing, Flintoff presents the full face of the bat and the ball rolls back to the bowler

88.3

Patel to Flintoff, no run, well bowled yorker but Flintoff had it covered

88.4

Patel to Flintoff, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, defended towards point

88.5

Patel to Flintoff, no run, good line but too full, attempted yorker, Flintoff gets behind it and drives it straight to the fielder at mid-on

88.6

Patel to Flintoff, 2 runs, full and angling in, Flintoff drives, presenting the full face of the bat and gets it away well wide of the fielder at mid-off, easy two

And that's stumps on day one. Dravid's decision to bowl first backfired and the bowlers struggled for most part of the day but towards the end Sreesanth and Harbhajan got things going and India picked up two quick wickets but still the day belonged to England and Strauss. Strauss played beautifully for his 128, he was in full control throughout the innings and the ball kept disappearing to all parts of the ground, his innings included 17 fours and a towering six. Munaf Patel bowled well and he was bit unlucky not to have picked up a wicket, Sreesanth took two and Harbhajan chipped in with the important wicket of Strauss A solid platform has been set by the top-order and now it's up to Flintoff and Collingwood to consolidate, we will be back tomorrow at 10:00 IST (4:30 GMT) with the live coverage of the second day's play - until then this is Sajan Nair signing off, Cheers! Hello and welcome to the live coverage of the second day's play of the third and final Test between India and England. Kumble to start proceedings, Collingwood on strike

End of over 89 (3 runs) England 272/3
A Flintoff    17* (31b 2x4 1x6)      MM Patel    18-3-45-0
PD Collingwood    11* (36b 1x4)      Harbhajan Singh    20-3-68-1

89.1

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, driven away off the back-foot to the cover region

89.2

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, good delivery on the stumps, defended down on the leg side

89.3

Kumble to Collingwood, 1 run, on the pads and drifting down the leg side, Collingwood nicely tucks it away behind the stumps, easy single

89.4

Kumble to Flintoff, no run, on the middle and off stump line, defended stretching well forward

89.5

Kumble to Flintoff, no run, defended with a straight bat, ball rolls back to the keeper

89.6

Kumble to Flintoff, 1 leg bye, quicker delivery on the pads, Flintoff fails to make contact, ball clips the pad and rolls down to the short fine leg region, easy single to end the over

Munaf Patel into the attack from the other end.

End of over 90 (2 runs) England 274/3
A Flintoff    17* (34b 2x4 1x6)      A Kumble    24-5-50-0
PD Collingwood    12* (39b 1x4)      MM Patel    18-3-45-0

90.1

Patel to Flintoff, no run, good length delivery, cutting in from outside the off stump, Flintoff drives with a straight bat and the ball goes back to the bowler

90.2

Patel to Flintoff, FOUR, short and wide outside the off stump, wrong line to Flintoff who stands tall on the front-foot and hammers it through cover point and with that boundary Flintoff goes past the 3000 mark in Test crcket.

90.3

Patel to Flintoff, no run, forced away towards point

90.4

Patel to Flintoff, no run, again shrot and wide outside the off stump, Flintoff stands tall on the back-foot and comes down hard on it, sweetly timed shot but the ball went straight to the fielder at cover

90.5

Patel to Flintoff, no run, decent delivery, played away on the off side

90.6

Patel to Flintoff, no run, again bit of width offered outside the off stump, Flintoff moves across a long way and drives hard, this time the ball goes straight to Harbhajan at point, another good shot for no runs

End of over 91 (4 runs) England 278/3
A Flintoff    21* (40b 3x4 1x6)      MM Patel    19-3-49-0
PD Collingwood    12* (39b 1x4)      A Kumble    24-5-50-0

91.1

Kumble to Collingwood, FOUR, juicy fulltoss on the stumps, Collingwood stays back and wallops it away to the midwicket fence, easy runs

91.2

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, on the middle and off stump line, defended stretching well forward

91.3

Kumble to Collingwood, 1 run, drifting down the leg side, Kumble struggling a bit here, Collingwood stays back and jabs it away to fine leg for an easy single

91.4

Kumble to Flintoff, no run, flipper on the stumps, Flintoff gets an inside edge onto his pad and that saves him, appeal for lbw turned down

91.5

Kumble to Flintoff, no run, defended on the back-foot

91.6

Kumble to Flintoff, no run, fraction short, punched away off the back-foot to the mid-on region

This ball is now 92 overs old!

End of over 92 (5 runs) England 283/3
A Flintoff    21* (43b 3x4 1x6)      A Kumble    25-5-55-0
PD Collingwood    17* (42b 2x4)      MM Patel    19-3-49-0

92.1

Patel to Collingwood, no run, on the middle and leg stump line, drifting down the leg side, Collingwood fails to connect, ball clips the pad and rolls away on the leg side

92.2

Patel to Collingwood, no run, short of a good length delivery, hint of reverse swing, Collingwood ends up with an inside edge onto his pad

92.3

Patel to Collingwood, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, this one kept its line after hitting the deck, Collingwood watchfully leaves it through to the keeper

92.4

Patel to Collingwood, no run, good length delivery, this one reversed in a bit, Collingwood stands put on his front-foot and drives it down to mid-off, solid shot

92.5

Patel to Collingwood, no run, testing bouncer, Collingwood drops his hands, leans back and avoids it well

92.6

Patel to Collingwood, 1 run, there it is, the inswinging yorker, Collingwood jams his bat down and the ball rolls away off the inner half of the bat, good delivery to end the over

Harbhajan Singh replaces Kumble.

End of over 93 (1 run) England 284/3
PD Collingwood    18* (48b 2x4)      MM Patel    20-3-50-0
A Flintoff    21* (43b 3x4 1x6)      A Kumble    25-5-55-0

93.1

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, 2 runs, tossed up and turning in from wide outside the off stump, Collingwood quickly goes back and plays it late, nicely opened the face of the bat to get it past the fielder at short third man

93.2

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, defended outside the off stump

93.3

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, drifting down the leg side, Collingwood gets a good stride forward and takes it on his pad

93.4

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, probing line and length, turning into the right-hander, Collingwood watchfully plays it away on the leg side

93.5

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, flat delivery, Collingwood defends on the front-foot and the ball rolls away off the outer half of the bat

93.6

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, 1 run, drifting onto middle and leg, Collingwood skips back and tucks it away to deep fine leg, easy single

Finally Dravid opts for the new ball, Pathan back into the attack now.

End of over 94 (3 runs) England 287/3
PD Collingwood    21* (54b 2x4)      Harbhajan Singh    21-3-71-1
A Flintoff    21* (43b 3x4 1x6)      MM Patel    20-3-50-0

94.1

Pathan to Collingwood, no run, good length but down leg, Collingwood plays and misses, ball clips the pad and rolls back to the bowler

94.2

Pathan to Collingwood, no run, jaffer of a delivery, Collingwood is beaten by the late movement, ball clips the pad and goes behind, appeal for caught behind turned down - they should have gone up for the lbw

94.3

Pathan to Collingwood, 1 run, turned away on the leg side and Collingwood sprints across to the safety of the non-striker's end

94.4

Pathan to Flintoff, no run, line and length, Flintoff defends it watchfully

94.5

Pathan to Flintoff, SIX, back of a length and down the leg side, Flintoff stands tall on the back-foot, gets right on top of the bounce and hooks well, ball sails over the fine leg fence, fielder in the deep had no chance of getting anywhere near that, top shot

94.6

Pathan to Flintoff, no run, good line and length delivery, defended back to the bowler

End of over 95 (7 runs) England 294/3
A Flintoff    27* (46b 3x4 2x6)      IK Pathan    12-1-60-0
PD Collingwood    22* (57b 2x4)      Harbhajan Singh    21-3-71-1

95.1

Patel to Collingwood, no run, bangs it in short, Collingwood goes for the pull and gets beaten by a long way

95.2

Patel to Collingwood, no run, short ball outside the off stump, Collingwood leaves it through to the keeper

95.3

Patel to Collingwood, no run, length ball outside the off stump, right in the channel and Collingwood leaves it alone for the keeper

95.4

Patel to Collingwood, no run, good line and just short of a length, this one nipped back in sharply, Collingwood gets some bat on it and the ball rolls away on the off side

95.5

Patel to Collingwood, no run, good length delivery, Collingwood reads it well and leaves it alone

95.6

Patel to Collingwood, 1 run, nasty! short rising delivery on the stumps, Collingwood lost it completely, fends at it awkwardly and the ball lobs up behind the stumps after clipping the glove, luckily for him the ball landed well wide of Dhoni

End of over 96 (1 run) England 295/3
PD Collingwood    23* (63b 2x4)      MM Patel    21-3-51-0
A Flintoff    27* (46b 3x4 2x6)      IK Pathan    12-1-60-0

96.1

Pathan to Collingwood, no run, length ball, the one that goes straight on, Collingwood leaves it through to the keeper

96.2

Pathan to Collingwood, no run, good line and length delivery, hint of swing, Collingwood defends with a straight bat and the ball rolls back to the bowler

96.3

Pathan to Collingwood, no run, good length delivery, pitched outside the off stump and this one came back in a touch, Collingwood watchfully leaves it through to the keeper

96.4

Pathan to Collingwood, no run, line and length, Collingwood defends it down on the leg side

96.5

Pathan to Collingwood, no run, length ball, bit too wide outside the off stump, Collingwood shoulders arms and the ball thuds into the keeper's gloves

96.6

Pathan to Collingwood, no run, again good length and wide of the off stump, Collingwood not interested, end of a good over

End of over 97 (maiden) England 295/3
PD Collingwood    23* (69b 2x4)      IK Pathan    13-2-60-0
A Flintoff    27* (46b 3x4 2x6)      MM Patel    21-3-51-0

97.1

Patel to Flintoff, 1 wide, leg side bouncer, bit too high and umpire Hair is not happy

97.1

Patel to Flintoff, no run, short of a good length delivery outside the off stump, defended on the back-foot

97.2

Patel to Flintoff, no run, good line and back of a length, Flintoff defends on the back-foot and the ball rolls away towards cover

97.3

Patel to Flintoff, 2 runs, good length delivery outside the off stump, bit too wide ot trouble the batsman, Flintoff moves forward and across and drives it away through the narrow gap between the cover fielders

97.4

Patel to Flintoff, no run, dropped! good length delivery outside the off stump, excellent line and length and the edge is produced but Sehwag at second slip fails to hold on to a fairly easy chance, that's a costly miss!

97.5

Patel to Flintoff, 1 run, not again! short of a good length delivery outside the off stump, Flintoff drives off the back-foot and is beaten by the extra bounce, ball clips the outside edge and flies towards gully and this time it's Kumble who grasses the chance, Flintoff lives on ...

97.6

Patel to Collingwood, no run, good line and length, Collingwood defends it on the back-foot, end of a good over

Time for drinks

End of over 98 (4 runs) England 299/3
PD Collingwood    23* (70b 2x4)      MM Patel    22-3-55-0
A Flintoff    30* (51b 3x4 2x6)      IK Pathan    13-2-60-0

98.1

Pathan to Flintoff, no run, length ball, Flintoff defends

98.2

Pathan to Flintoff, no run, just short of a length and on the middle and leg stump line, Flintoff defends, presenting the full face of the bat and the ball rolls back down the track

98.3

Pathan to Flintoff, no run, good length but wide of the off stump, no shot offered

98.4

Pathan to Flintoff, no run, good line and just short of a length, Flintoff defends it

98.5

Pathan to Flintoff, no run, full toss outside the off stump, Flintoff goes hard at it but the shot is not timed well enough, ball clips the inside edge and goes behind, Dhoni dives across to his left and cuts off a certain boundary

98.6

Pathan to Flintoff, no run, pitched outside the off stump and anging away further, no shot offered

End of over 99 (maiden) England 299/3
A Flintoff    30* (57b 3x4 2x6)      IK Pathan    14-3-60-0
PD Collingwood    23* (70b 2x4)      MM Patel    22-3-55-0

99.1

Patel to Collingwood, no run, bangs it in short down the leg side, Collingwood moves inside the line and avoids it well

99.2

Patel to Collingwood, no run, short ball, coming in with the angle, Collingwood stands tall on the back-foot and defends it down on the leg side

99.3

Patel to Collingwood, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, no shot offered

99.4

Patel to Collingwood, no run, short of a good length delivery outside the off stump, driven off the back-foot to the cover region

99.5

Patel to Collingwood, no run, good line and just short of a length, Collingwood goes for the pull and is beaten by the lack of bounce

99.6

Patel to Collingwood, no run, good length but wide of the off stump, Collingwood shoulders arms and the ball goes through to the keeper

End of over 100 (maiden) England 299/3
PD Collingwood    23* (76b 2x4)      MM Patel    23-4-55-0
A Flintoff    30* (57b 3x4 2x6)      IK Pathan    14-3-60-0
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