England tour of India, 1st ODI: India v England at Delhi, Mar 28, 2006
India won by 39 runs
28 March 2006 (50-over match)

Anderson to Sehwag, FOUR, thats a shot! Given width outside off and he just crashes that over point for four! Top shot!

India 5/0   V Sehwag 4* (1b 1x4)   JM Anderson 0.2-0-5-0

Anderson to Sehwag, FOUR, outside off and swinging away, left alone for Dhoni behind the stumps

India 5/0   V Sehwag 4* (1b 1x4)   JM Anderson 0.2-0-5-0

Ali to Gambhir, FOUR

India 11/0   G Gambhir 5* (5b 1x4)   Kabir Ali 0.3-0-5-0

Ali to Gambhir, FOUR, shot! width outside off and he stands tall and cuts that past point, four!

India 15/0   G Gambhir 9* (7b 2x4)   Kabir Ali 0.5-0-9-0

Anderson to Dravid, FOUR, Shot! Full on the pads and he easily works that through mid-wicket for four!

India 22/1   R Dravid 4* (7b 1x4)   JM Anderson 2.2-0-12-1

Anderson to Dravid, FOUR, similar ball, this time Dravid drops his hands on it and the ball races between slips and gully for four

India 26/1   R Dravid 8* (9b 2x4)   JM Anderson 2.4-0-16-1

Ali to Dravid, FOUR, dont bowl there! Full on middle and leg and Dravid just whips that through mid-wicket for four! Easy pickings for him

India 33/1   R Dravid 13* (13b 3x4)   Kabir Ali 2.4-1-14-0

Anderson to Dravid, FOUR, too short and he stands tall and pulls that over square leg for four, Dravid showing good aggression here, magnificent shot!

India 38/1   R Dravid 18* (15b 4x4)   JM Anderson 3.1-0-22-1

Flintoff to Dravid, FOUR, outside off, Dravid watches it and slaps that past a diving Collingwood at point for four, a dominant Dravid here

India 46/1   R Dravid 23* (21b 5x4)   A Flintoff 0.4-0-4-0

Ali to Gambhir, FOUR, Gambhir on fire! Overpitched on leg and easily whipped through mid-wicket for four!

India 56/1   G Gambhir 25* (26b 3x4 1x6)   Kabir Ali 4.3-1-27-0

Ali to Dravid, FOUR, Shot! Banged in short, uneven bounce sees the ball keep low but Dravid watched it all the way and short-arm jabs that over square leg for four! Wow!

India 63/3   R Dravid 28* (27b 6x4)   Kabir Ali 5.5-1-32-2

Collingwood to Dravid, FOUR, welcome Collingwood! Short and wide on off, slow delivery, Dravid reaches for it and slaps that through covers for four!

India 76/4   R Dravid 33* (43b 7x4)   PD Collingwood 0.1-0-4-0

Collingwood to Pathan, FOUR, very good shot, pitched up on off and he eases that past mid-off four four, good way to start proceedings for yourself!

India 85/5   IK Pathan 4* (2b 1x4)   PD Collingwood 1.3-0-11-0

Ali to Pathan, FOUR, good shot, slightly short of a length on off but Pathan stands tall and punches that off the backfoot through covers for four, retrieval job for the fielder

India 96/5   IK Pathan 8* (7b 2x4)   Kabir Ali 6.2-1-37-2

Plunkett to Raina, FOUR, great shot! overpitched, driven handsomely through covers for four

India 100/5   SK Raina 8* (30b 1x4)   LE Plunkett 3.1-2-6-1

Plunkett to Pathan, FOUR, good ball on off, rising, poked at and gets the edge through gully for four, crowd wakes up!

India 106/5   IK Pathan 12* (12b 3x4)   LE Plunkett 3.5-2-12-1

Plunkett to Raina, FOUR, majestic! Overpitched and Raina is down on one knee and free-strokes that through covers for a welcome boundary, breaks the shackles on that occasion, class from the young left-hander

India 112/5   SK Raina 13* (40b 2x4)   LE Plunkett 4.5-2-16-1

Plunkett to Raina, FOUR, great one there! Again short outside off and he jumps up and slaps that in the air over gully for four!

India 120/5   SK Raina 19* (46b 3x4)   LE Plunkett 5.3-2-22-1

Flintoff to Pathan, FOUR, overpitched outside off and he square-drives that past point and gully, Shah in the deep dives but carries the ball into the ropes with him

India 138/5   IK Pathan 26* (35b 4x4)   A Flintoff 7-0-28-0

Anderson to Harbhajan Singh, FOUR, wow! that was pitched up in the slot and Harbhajan unleashes a fine drive ALL ALONG THE GROUND and down to long-off for four! Impressive Bhajji!

India 159/7   Harbhajan Singh 9* (18b 1x4)   JM Anderson 8.3-1-32-2

Plunkett to Harbhajan Singh, FOUR, dropped short and Harbhajan jumps in the air and gets bat to it, the ball races down the legside for four!

India 184/7   Harbhajan Singh 30* (40b 2x4 1x6)   LE Plunkett 6.4-2-32-1

Anderson to Harbhajan Singh, FOUR, bad ball down leg, very wide but Harbhajan manages to the finest bit of bat on that and he will get four more to his name! Good little innings this from Harbhajan, when will Dhoni step it up though?

India 193/7   Harbhajan Singh 37* (45b 3x4 1x6)   JM Anderson 10-1-41-2

Plunkett to Dhoni, FOUR, Dhoni comes to the party! Full ball on the legs, Dhoni whips that around the corner for his first boundary, 50-run stand up between these two!

India 197/7   MS Dhoni 16* (25b 1x4)   LE Plunkett 7.2-2-37-1

Plunkett to Dhoni, FOUR, full toss on leg stump, Dhoni gets down and slaps that over square leg for four! Very bad ball and treated with disdain by Dhoni

India 201/7   MS Dhoni 20* (27b 2x4)   LE Plunkett 7.4-2-41-1





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