England tour of India, 2005/06 / Wicket commentary

England in India Test Series - 3rd Test

India v England

England won by 212 runs

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20.4

Sreesanth to Bell, OUT, finally the breakthrough! good length delivery, bit wide outside the off stump, had four written all over it but Bell ends up slicing it straight to Harbhajan Singh placed behind point

IR Bell c Harbhajan Singh b Sreesanth 18 (101m 69b 2x4 0x6) SR: 26.08

England 52/1   AJ Strauss 32* (55b 3x4)   S Sreesanth 5.4-2-14-1

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

England 230/2   KP Pietersen 28* (49b 3x4 1x6)   Harbhajan Singh 13.3-1-54-1

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

England 242/3   PD Collingwood 1* (16b)   S Sreesanth 15.3-3-50-2

108.1

Sreesanth to Collingwood, OUT, Sreesanth strikes again! slightly short, right in the channel and this one shaped away a touch after drifting in and Collingwood tamely nicks it straight to Dhoni behind the stumps, finally a catch is held and that's a crucial breakthrough for India

PD Collingwood c †Dhoni b Sreesanth 31 (152m 102b 3x4 0x6) SR: 30.39

England 326/4   A Flintoff 49* (80b 6x4 3x6)   S Sreesanth 18.1-5-51-3

109.2

Kumble to Flintoff, OUT, gone! tossed up on the middle and off stump line, Flintoff hits against the break and the ball sails down to deep midwicket, Tendulkar in the deep covers a lot of ground and takes it cleanly, Kumble gets one to his name - England five down

A Flintoff c Tendulkar b Kumble 50 (136m 85b 6x4 3x6) SR: 58.82

England 328/5   OA Shah 50* (100b 8x4)   A Kumble 28.2-6-68-1

112.1

Sreesanth to Jones, OUT, another one bites the dust and it's that man Sreesanth again! good length delivery outside the off stump, bit of extra bounce and a hint of away movement, Jones drives away from his body and the edge goes straight to Kumble at gully

GO Jones c Kumble b Sreesanth 1 (11m 7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 14.28

England 333/6   OA Shah 54* (110b 9x4)   S Sreesanth 20.1-5-56-4

118.5

Patel to Udal, OUT, good length delivery, this one nipped back in sharply, Udal plays down the wrong line and is trapped plumb in front, Umpire Taufel had a good long look and in the end adjudicated in favour of the bowler, Patel finally gets one to his name!

SD Udal lbw b Patel 9 (30m 21b 2x4 0x6) SR: 42.85

England 356/7   OA Shah 65* (129b 10x4)   MM Patel 26.5-4-72-1

118.6

Patel to Hoggard, OUT, make that two! another ripper, perfect line and length, hint of reverse swing and Hoggard is beaten comprehensively, leg stumps goes for a walk and Patel is on a hat-trick here!

MJ Hoggard b Patel 0 (1m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

England 356/8   OA Shah 65* (129b 10x4)   MM Patel 27-4-72-2

127.3

Harbhajan Singh to Shah, OUT, that's a stunner! flat delivery outside the off stump, turning in, Shah drives on the back-foot and the ball flies off the outside edge, Dravid at first slip dives across to his right and takes it at full stretch, England nine down

OA Shah c Dravid b Harbhajan Singh 88 (228m 163b 13x4 1x6) SR: 53.98

England 385/9   JM Anderson 4* (17b)   Harbhajan Singh 23.3-3-83-2

133.4

Harbhajan Singh to Anderson, OUT, doosra does the trick, Anderson defends on the front-foot, inside edge onto the pad and the ball pops up straight to Yuvraj at short leg, England end up with 400 on the board.

JM Anderson c Yuvraj Singh b Harbhajan Singh 15 (64m 39b 0x4 0x6) SR: 38.46

England 400/10   MS Panesar 3* (15b)   Harbhajan Singh 26.4-4-89-3
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Mar 23, 2006

Shaun Udal relaxes with a cup of coffee at the team hotel, Mumbai, March 23 2006

Shaun Udal relaxes with a cup of coffee at the team hotel

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Mar 22, 2006

James Anderson trapped Virender Sehwag leg before for a duck, India v England, 3rd Test, Mumbai, 5th day, March 22, 2006

James Anderson trapped Virender Sehwag leg before for a duck

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