England tour of India, 2005/06 / Commentary

England in India ODI Series - 1st ODI

India v England

India won by 39 runs

11.2

Ali to Kaif, no run, good ball, rising from off, watchfully played to covers

11.3

Ali to Kaif, no run, full pitched, almost a yorker length, dug out back to Ali

11.4

Ali to Kaif, 1 run, short of a length on off, Kaif stands tall and punches back past the bowler and mid-on and gets a single, off the mark

India 59/3   M Kaif 1* (3b)

12.1

Flintoff to Kaif, no run, what a ball! Welcome to kaif! Flintoff brings one in and across him, swing beats Kaif's forward prod and Jones collects! Good stuff

12.2

Flintoff to Kaif, no run, slightly shorter and this time he gets behind it and defends

12.3

Flintoff to Kaif, no run, Full on middle and leg, a tad slower, turned to mid-wicket but yells 'NO' to his senior partner

12.4

Flintoff to Kaif, 1 no ball, Flintoff oversteps striving for bounce, Kaif stands tall and defends back to the bowler

12.4

Flintoff to Kaif, 1 no ball, full and angling in, Kaif defends and gets an outside edge down to third man

12.4

Flintoff to Kaif, 1 run, turned around the corner for one

12.6

Flintoff to Kaif, 2 runs

India 68/3   M Kaif 4* (9b)
Series Results
India v England at Indore - Apr 15, 2006
India won by 7 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)
India v England at Jamshedpur - Apr 12, 2006
England won by 5 wickets (with 44 balls remaining)
India v England at Guwahati - Apr 9, 2006
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
India v England at Kochi - Apr 6, 2006
India won by 4 wickets (with 16 balls remaining)
India v England at Margao - Apr 3, 2006
India won by 49 runs
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Photos

Mar 28, 2006

Harbhajan Singh in his delivery stride, India v England, 1st ODI, New Delhi, March 28 2006

Harbhajan Singh in his delivery stride

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Mar 28, 2006

Harbhajan Singh is a happy man after picking up the Man-of-the-Match award, India v England, 1st ODI, New Delhi, March 28 2006

Harbhajan Singh is a happy man after picking up the Man-of-the-Match award

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