England tour of India, 2005/06 / Commentary

England in India Test Series - 1st Test

India v England

Match drawn

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72.4

Kumble to Jones, no run, drifting on to middle and leg, defended

72.5

Kumble to Jones, 1 no ball, hit on the pad trying to defend

72.5

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

72.6

Kumble to Jones, no run, driven to mid-off

England 204/5   GO Jones 0* (4b)

73.6

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

England 205/5   GO Jones 0* (5b)

75.1

Harbhajan Singh to Jones, FOUR, short and wide outside the off stump, easy pickings, Jones rocks back and cuts it away behind point

75.2

Harbhajan Singh to Jones, no run, fuller length delivery outside the off stump, defended stretching well forward

75.3

Harbhajan Singh to Jones, no run, defended to the leg side, short leg moves across and fields

75.4

Harbhajan Singh to Jones, no run, slightly short and turning in from outside the off stump, Jones stays back and punches it away towards midwicket

75.5

Harbhajan Singh to Jones, 1 run, swept away nicely to deep backward square leg, Sreesanth hurtles across in the deep and saves runs

England 210/5   GO Jones 5* (10b 1x4)

76.1

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

76.2

Kumble to Jones, no run, pushed away towards covers

76.3

Kumble to Jones, no run, fuller on the pads, driven straight to the fielder at mid-on

76.4

Kumble to Jones, no run, driven away towards cover, not powerful enough to beat the fielder there

76.5

Kumble to Jones, no run, well bowled wrong'un, Jones hurries on and defends it down on the off side, well played in the end

76.6

Kumble to Jones, no run, fuller length delivery on the pads, defended

England 210/5   GO Jones 5* (16b 1x4)

77.4

Tendulkar to Jones, no run, pitched outside the off stump and turning away, Jones follows it and gets beaten by a long way.

77.5

Tendulkar to Jones, 1 run, one slips out, ends up as a juicy fulltoss outside the off stump and Jones jabs it away straight to the fielder at deep cover, missed out there

England 212/5   GO Jones 6* (18b 1x4)

79.1

Tendulkar to Jones, no run, on the stumps, defended

79.2

Tendulkar to Jones, no run, loops it in the air, on the stumps and Jones defends it on the front-foot

79.3

Tendulkar to Jones, no run, pitched close to the off stump line and turning away, Jones stays back and forces it away straight to the fielder at point

79.4

Tendulkar to Jones, no run, punched away towards cover

79.5

Tendulkar to Jones, FOUR, fulltoss on the pads and this time Jones takes full toll, ball races away to the midwicket fence

79.6

Tendulkar to Jones, FOUR, in the slot outside the off stump, Jones steps forward and thulps it through covers, perfect timing and the ball rocketed away to the fence

England 225/5   GO Jones 14* (24b 3x4)

81.1

Pathan to Jones, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, no shot offered

81.2

Pathan to Jones, no run, good length, bit of shape on the ball, reversing away, Jones gets right behind the line and defends it down

81.3

Pathan to Jones, no run, another tight delivery on the middle and off stump line, angling across, defended on the back-foot

81.4

Pathan to Jones, no run, defended on the back-foot

81.5

Pathan to Jones, no run, pitched up and angling away, Jones gets behind the line and drives hard, Sehwag at covers dives across and saves a certain boundary

81.6

Pathan to Jones, OUT, good length delivery on the middle and off stump line, this one straightened a bit, Jones pushes down the wrong line and gets hit on the pad, loud appeal and up goes the finger - Pathan strikes!

GO Jones lbw b Pathan 14 (32m 30b 3x4 0x6) SR: 46.66

England 225/6   GO Jones 14 (30b 3x4)
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Mar 5, 2006

Monty Panesar leaps for joy after dismissing Rahul Dravid, India v England, 1st Test, Nagpur, March 5, 2006

Monty Panesar leaps for joy after dismissing Rahul Dravid

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Mar 5, 2006

Monty Panesar and Andrew Flintoff after Rahul Dravid's dismissal, India v England, 1st Test, Nagpur, March 5, 2006

Monty Panesar and Andrew Flintoff after Rahul Dravid's dismissal

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