England tour of India, 2005/06 / Commentary

England in India Test Series - 1st Test

India v England

Match drawn

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82.5

Kumble to Blackwell, no run, googly, excellent delivery first up and Blackwell is comprehensively beaten

82.6

Kumble to Blackwell, 2 runs, swept away in the air to deep square leg, bit of edge involved

England 228/6   ID Blackwell 2* (2b)

83.6

Pathan to Blackwell, no run, good length delivery, hint of reverse in swing, Blackwell ends up with an inside edge onto his pad and that save him, loud appeal for lbw turned down

England 229/6   ID Blackwell 2* (3b)

85.2

Pathan to Blackwell, no run, bit of width offered outside the off stump but Blackwell leaves it through to the keeper

85.3

Pathan to Blackwell, no run, driven off the back-foot to the cover region

85.4

Pathan to Blackwell, no run, fuller length delivery outside the off stump, defended stretching well forward

85.5

Pathan to Blackwell, no run, pitched up outside the off stump, driven straight to Tendulkar at mid-off

85.6

Pathan to Blackwell, 1 run, short and wide outside the off stump and Blackwell cuts late, diving stop by Sreesanth at backward point saves runs but fails to prevent the batsmen from going for the single

England 242/6   ID Blackwell 3* (8b)

86.1

Kumble to Blackwell, no run, pitched in line with the leg stump and drifting down the leg side, Blackwell gets a good stride forward and takes it on the pad

86.2

Kumble to Blackwell, no run, defended straight to the fielder at short leg

86.3

Kumble to Blackwell, no run, quick delivery down the leg side, no shot offered

86.4

Kumble to Blackwell, no run, tossed up outside the off stump, defended stretching well forward

86.5

Kumble to Blackwell, 1 run, swept away nicely to deep fine leg, rolled his wrists over to keep it down, easy single

England 243/6   ID Blackwell 4* (13b)

87.1

Pathan to Blackwell, no run, fuller length delivery outside the off stump, defended on the front-foot

87.2

Pathan to Blackwell, 1 no ball, again full and swinging in, driven straight to the fielder at point

87.2

Pathan to Blackwell, OUT, wide delivery outside the off stump, slightly on the shorter side, Blackwell plays a shot filled with nothingness and ends up dragging it back into the stumps, wicket number three for Pathan - England seven down!

ID Blackwell b Pathan 4 (21m 16b 0x4 0x6) SR: 25.00

England 244/7   ID Blackwell 4 (16b)
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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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