England tour of India, 1st Test: India v England at Nagpur, Mar 1-5, 2006
Match drawn
1,2,3,4,5 March 2006 (5-day match)
  • Overs 1-50
  • Overs 51-100
  • Overs 101-150
50.1

Pathan to Cook, 1 no ball

50.1

Pathan to Cook, 1 run

50.2

Pathan to Collingwood, 1 run

50.3

Pathan to Cook, no run

50.4

Pathan to Cook, OUT, inside edge and the ball crashes into the stumps

AN Cook b Pathan 60 (206m 160b 7x4 0x6) SR: 37.50

50.5

Pathan to Flintoff, no run

50.6

Pathan to Flintoff, no run

End of over 51 (3 runs) England 136/4

    • A Flintoff 0 (2b)
    • PD Collingwood 14 (27b 3x4)
    • IK Pathan 10-4-36-1
    • A Kumble 14-4-30-0
51.1

Kumble to Collingwood, no run

51.2

Kumble to Collingwood, no run

51.3

Kumble to Collingwood, no run

51.4

Kumble to Collingwood, no run

51.5

Kumble to Collingwood, no run

51.6

Kumble to Collingwood, no run

End of over 52 (maiden) England 136/4

    • PD Collingwood 14 (33b 3x4)
    • A Flintoff 0 (2b)
    • A Kumble 15-5-30-0
    • IK Pathan 10-4-36-1
52.1

Pathan to Flintoff, no run

52.2

Pathan to Flintoff, no run

52.3

Pathan to Flintoff, no run

52.4

Pathan to Flintoff, no run

52.5

Pathan to Flintoff, 2 runs

52.6

Pathan to Flintoff, no run

End of over 53 (2 runs) England 138/4

    • A Flintoff 2 (8b)
    • PD Collingwood 14 (33b 3x4)
    • IK Pathan 11-4-38-1
    • A Kumble 15-5-30-0
53.1

Kumble to Collingwood, 1 run

53.2

Kumble to Flintoff, no run

53.3

Kumble to Flintoff, no run

53.4

Kumble to Flintoff, no run

53.5

Kumble to Flintoff, 2 leg byes

53.6

Kumble to Flintoff, no run

End of over 54 (3 runs) England 141/4

    • A Flintoff 2 (13b)
    • PD Collingwood 15 (34b 3x4)
    • A Kumble 16-5-31-0
    • IK Pathan 11-4-38-1
54.1

Pathan to Collingwood, no run

54.2

Pathan to Collingwood, no run

54.3

Pathan to Collingwood, 1 run

54.4

Pathan to Flintoff, no run

54.5

Pathan to Flintoff, FOUR

54.6

Pathan to Flintoff, FOUR

End of over 55 (9 runs) England 150/4

    • A Flintoff 10 (16b 2x4)
    • PD Collingwood 16 (37b 3x4)
    • IK Pathan 12-4-47-1
    • A Kumble 16-5-31-0
55.1

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run

55.2

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run

55.3

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run

55.4

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run

55.5

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run

55.6

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run

End of over 56 (maiden) England 150/4

    • PD Collingwood 16 (43b 3x4)
    • A Flintoff 10 (16b 2x4)
    • Harbhajan Singh 16-3-30-1
    • IK Pathan 12-4-47-1
56.1

Sreesanth to Flintoff, no run

56.2

Sreesanth to Flintoff, no run

56.3

Sreesanth to Flintoff, no run

56.4

Sreesanth to Flintoff, no run

56.5

Sreesanth to Flintoff, no run

56.6

Sreesanth to Flintoff, no run, good line and length delivery, Flintoff misses the ball

End of over 57 (maiden) England 150/4

    • A Flintoff 10 (22b 2x4)
    • PD Collingwood 16 (43b 3x4)
    • S Sreesanth 13-4-39-2
    • Harbhajan Singh 16-3-30-1
57.1

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, FOUR, short of a lengt outside off, Collingwood plays a good looking cover drive off the backfoot, the ball races away to the cover boundary

57.2

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, good length delivey outside off, Collinwood comes forward and defends

57.3

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, defended to the offside

57.4

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run

57.5

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run

57.6

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, 2 runs, Harbhajan throws in a Doosra this time, Collingwood comes forward and defends, doesnt pick the doosra, the ball turns the otherway, takes the outside edge of the bat and runs away to point

End of over 58 (6 runs) England 156/4

    • PD Collingwood 22 (49b 4x4)
    • A Flintoff 10 (22b 2x4)
    • Harbhajan Singh 17-3-36-1
    • S Sreesanth 13-4-39-2
58.1

Sreesanth to Flintoff, no run

58.2

Sreesanth to Flintoff, no run

58.3

Sreesanth to Flintoff, 1 run

58.4

Sreesanth to Collingwood, no run

58.5

Sreesanth to Collingwood, no run

58.6

Sreesanth to Collingwood, no run

End of over 59 (1 run) England 157/4

    • PD Collingwood 22 (52b 4x4)
    • A Flintoff 11 (25b 2x4)
    • S Sreesanth 14-4-40-2
    • Harbhajan Singh 17-3-36-1
59.1

Harbhajan Singh to Flintoff, 1 run, on the pads, turned away behind square leg, easy single

59.2

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, left alone outside the off stump, turning in but not enough to make Collingwood play at it

59.3

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, defended straight back to the bowler

59.4

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, defended to short leg

59.5

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, driven to mid-on

59.6

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, extra bounce and drifting down the leg side, Collingwood offers no shot

End of over 60 (1 run) England 158/4

    • PD Collingwood 22 (57b 4x4)
    • A Flintoff 12 (26b 2x4)
    • Harbhajan Singh 18-3-37-1
    • S Sreesanth 14-4-40-2
60.1

Sreesanth to Flintoff, no run, pitched up and drifting down the leg side, Flintoff fails to make contact, Dhoni drives across to his left and takes it cleanly, optimistic appeal for Sreesanth but the umpire is not interested

60.2

Sreesanth to Flintoff, FOUR, good length delivery outside the off stump, this one that goes straight on, just a defensive push from Flintoff and the ball sped away to the long-off fence, can't time it any better

60.3

Sreesanth to Flintoff, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, defended

60.4

Sreesanth to Flintoff, no run, bit of width offered outside the off stump, driven straight to the fielder at cover

60.5

Sreesanth to Flintoff, no run, drive into the ground and the ball bounces straight to the fielder at extra cover

60.6

Sreesanth to Flintoff, FOUR, short delivery, coming in with the angle, Flintoff rocks back and pulls it away well in front of square for the second boundary of the over - typical Flintoff shot

End of over 61 (8 runs) England 166/4

    • A Flintoff 20 (32b 4x4)
    • PD Collingwood 22 (57b 4x4)
    • S Sreesanth 15-4-48-2
    • Harbhajan Singh 18-3-37-1
61.1

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, 1 run, tossed up and turning in, forced away well wide of the cover fielder, easy single brings Flintoff into the strike

61.2

Harbhajan Singh to Flintoff, 4 leg byes, quicker delivery down the leg side, ball clips the pad and races away to the fine leg fence

61.3

Harbhajan Singh to Flintoff, no run, tossed up and turning in, defended stretching well forward

61.4

Harbhajan Singh to Flintoff, no run, gets well forward and turns it away on the leg side

61.5

Harbhajan Singh to Flintoff, 1 run, turned away well in front of square leg, easy single

61.6

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, throws it up in the air, genuine off-spinner, Collingwood gets a good stride forward to the pitch of the delivery and defends it back to the bowler

End of over 62 (6 runs) England 172/4

    • PD Collingwood 23 (59b 4x4)
    • A Flintoff 21 (36b 4x4)
    • Harbhajan Singh 19-3-39-1
    • S Sreesanth 15-4-48-2
62.1

Sreesanth to Flintoff, no run, short of a good length delivery, hint of reverse swing and Flintoff is beaten outside the off stump, well bowled

62.2

Sreesanth to Flintoff, no run, again swinging away a touch, this time Flintoff reads it well and leaves it through to the keeper

62.3

Sreesanth to Flintoff, no run, good length delivery, close to the off stump line, Flintoff gets well forward and punches it down to mid-on

62.4

Sreesanth to Flintoff, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, Flintoff gets a good stride forward and presents the full face of the bat

62.5

Sreesanth to Flintoff, 2 runs, attempted yorker, ends up as a low fulltoss and Flintoff clips it away through midwicket, good shot

62.6

Sreesanth to Flintoff, FOUR, good length delivery outside the off stump, thick outside edge and the ball races away through the big gap between slip and gully, there is no protection in the deep and another four gets added to Flintoff's tally

End of over 63 (6 runs) England 178/4

    • A Flintoff 27 (42b 5x4)
    • PD Collingwood 23 (59b 4x4)
    • S Sreesanth 16-4-54-2
    • Harbhajan Singh 19-3-39-1
63.1

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, tossed up and turning in, defended

63.2

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, defended leaning well forward, ball rolls away on the off side

63.3

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, 1 run, steps forwards and drives it away just wide of Tendulkar at mid-on, Tendulkar has a shy at Flintoff's end but no damage is done

63.4

Harbhajan Singh to Flintoff, 1 run, defended down on the leg side

63.5

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, well flighted delivery on the stumps, Flintoff gets a good stride forward and defends it with a straight bat

63.6

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, pushed straight back to the bowler, again presented the full face of the blade

End of over 64 (2 runs) England 180/4

    • PD Collingwood 24 (64b 4x4)
    • A Flintoff 28 (43b 5x4)
    • Harbhajan Singh 20-3-41-1
    • S Sreesanth 16-4-54-2
64.1

Sreesanth to Flintoff, no run, defended back to the bowler

64.2

Sreesanth to Flintoff, no run, pitched up and coming in with the angle, driven straight to the fielder at mid-on

64.3

Sreesanth to Flintoff, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump and Flintoff punches it straight back down the carpet, Sreesanth fails to pick it up cleanly and the ball rolls down to mid-off

64.4

Sreesanth to Flintoff, no run, pitched up and drives straight back to the bowler, Santh collects it cleanly and has a good long stare - gets the crowd going

64.5

Sreesanth to Flintoff, 1 run, turned away behind square on the leg side, easy single

64.6

Sreesanth to Collingwood, no run, short of a good length delivery outside the off stump, punched off the back-foot to the cover region

End of over 65 (1 run) England 181/4

    • PD Collingwood 24 (65b 4x4)
    • A Flintoff 29 (48b 5x4)
    • S Sreesanth 17-4-55-2
    • Harbhajan Singh 20-3-41-1
65.1

Harbhajan Singh to Flintoff, 3 runs, flicked away off the pads to deep square leg

65.2

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, defended down on the leg side

65.3

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, turned away straight to the fielder at short leg

65.4

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, tossed up and turning, Collingwood comes down the track and ends up driving it straight to Laxman at midwicket

65.5

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, left alone outside the off stump

65.6

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, FOUR, flat delivery, Collingwood comes down the track, gets to the pitch of the delivery and lofts it away to the midwicket fence, not a well timed shot but got enough bat on it - good shot to break the ice!

End of over 66 (7 runs) England 188/4

    • PD Collingwood 28 (70b 5x4)
    • A Flintoff 32 (49b 5x4)
    • Harbhajan Singh 21-3-48-1
    • S Sreesanth 17-4-55-2
66.1

Kumble to Flintoff, no run, defended watchfully

66.2

Kumble to Flintoff, no run, turning away, defended stretching well forward

66.3

Kumble to Flintoff, no run, driven presenting the full face of the bat, ball rolls straight to the man at mid-on

66.4

Kumble to Flintoff, FOUR, tossed up in the slot outside the off stump, with the mid-off and mid-on inside the circle Flintoff wallops it straight back over the bowler's head - good clean hit

66.5

Kumble to Flintoff, no run, defended towards mid-on

66.6

Kumble to Flintoff, 2 runs, turned away off the pads, gets it wide of the fielder at midwicket and comfortably comes back for the second

End of over 67 (6 runs) England 194/4

    • A Flintoff 38 (55b 6x4)
    • PD Collingwood 28 (70b 5x4)
    • A Kumble 17-5-37-0
    • Harbhajan Singh 21-3-48-1
67.1

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, 3 runs, tossed up outside the off stump and Collingwood drives on the up, Pathan at mid-off sprints across quickly and half stops

67.2

Harbhajan Singh to Flintoff, 1 run, fuller on the stumps, Flintoff gets a good stride forward and drives it down to long-on for an easy single

67.3

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

67.4

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, defended outside the off stump

67.5

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, on the pads, bowled from round the stumps, turned away well in front of square leg, easy single

67.6

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, defended straight back to the bowler

End of over 68 (4 runs) England 198/4

    • PD Collingwood 31 (75b 5x4)
    • A Flintoff 39 (56b 6x4)
    • Harbhajan Singh 22-3-52-1
    • A Kumble 17-5-37-0
68.1

Kumble to Flintoff, no run, driven straight to the fielder at mid-on

68.2

Kumble to Flintoff, no run, quicker delivery on the middle and leg stump line, Flintoff gets hit on the pad, appeal for lbw turned down, missing leg

68.3

Kumble to Flintoff, no run, fuller length delivery outside the off stump, punched away towards cover

68.4

Kumble to Flintoff, no run, pitched in line and turning across, Flintoff leans well forward and safely blocks it down

68.5

Kumble to Flintoff, no run, straighter delivery on the middle and off stump line, Flintoff defends on the front-foot and the ball rolls away off the inner half of the bat

68.6

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

End of over 69 (maiden) England 198/4

    • A Flintoff 39 (62b 6x4)
    • PD Collingwood 31 (75b 5x4)
    • A Kumble 18-6-37-0
    • Harbhajan Singh 22-3-52-1
69.1

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, flighted delivery on the stumps, defended with a straight bat

69.2

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, fuller and wide outside the off stump, Collingwood moves across and defends it down safely

69.3

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, quicker delivery, Collingwood had to hurry, forced away straight to the fielder at point

69.4

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, defended stretching well forward and the ball rolls back to the bowler

69.5

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, goes for the sweep but fails to connect, ball pops up off the pad and is caught by Dravid at first slip, appeal turned down and rightly so

69.6

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, defended down on the off side

End of over 70 (maiden) England 198/4

    • PD Collingwood 31 (81b 5x4)
    • A Flintoff 39 (62b 6x4)
    • Harbhajan Singh 23-4-52-1
    • A Kumble 18-6-37-0
70.1

Kumble to Flintoff, no run, drifting on to middle and leg, Flintoff makes no contact and the ball rolls away after hitting the pad

70.2

Kumble to Flintoff, no run, quicker delivery, ball clips the pad and pops up on the leg side, not sure if he got a touch on it, anyway ball falls well short of the fielder at short leg

70.3

Kumble to Flintoff, 1 run, eased away on the leg side

70.4

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, on the stumps, defended on the back-foot

70.5

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, hit on the pad

70.6

Kumble to Collingwood, 1 no ball, defended on the front-foot

70.6

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, forced away on the off side

End of over 71 (2 runs) England 200/4

    • PD Collingwood 31 (85b 5x4)
    • A Flintoff 40 (65b 6x4)
    • A Kumble 19-6-39-0
    • Harbhajan Singh 23-4-52-1
71.1

Harbhajan Singh to Flintoff, no run, turning in, defended on the back-foot

71.2

Harbhajan Singh to Flintoff, 1 run, fraction short and turning in from outside the off stump, Flintoff leans back and drives it away towards extra cover, Kumble there dives across and cut off a certain boundary

71.3

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, defended outside the off stump, bowled from round the stump

71.4

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, fuller length delivery outside the off stump, defended watchfully

71.5

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, comes down the track and drives it straight to Pathan at mid-off

71.6

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, defended down on the off side, another harmless Harbhajan overs comes to an end

End of over 72 (1 run) England 201/4

    • PD Collingwood 31 (89b 5x4)
    • A Flintoff 41 (67b 6x4)
    • Harbhajan Singh 24-4-53-1
    • A Kumble 19-6-39-0
72.1

Kumble to Flintoff, 2 runs, fulltoss on the middle and leg stump line, Flintoff stays back and slaps it away behind square on the leg side, Sehwag is the fielder in the deep

72.2

Kumble to Flintoff, no run, wrong'un, the one that turns back in, Flintoff gets a good stride forward to defend but fails to make contact, ball clips the pad and pops up straight to the fielder at short leg, loud appeal for lbw turned down

72.3

Kumble to Flintoff, OUT, got'm! quicker delivery on the stumps, the one that goes straight on, Flintoff plays down the wrong line and gets hit on the pad, loud appeal and up goes the dreaded finger , was sliding down the leg side but umpire Howell was convinced that the ball would have clipped the stumps

A Flintoff lbw b Kumble 43 (83m 70b 6x4 0x6) SR: 61.42

Flintoff walks away shaking his head, England five down.

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

End of over 73 (3 runs) England 204/5

    • GO Jones 0 (4b)
    • PD Collingwood 31 (89b 5x4)
    • A Kumble 20-6-42-1
    • Harbhajan Singh 24-4-53-1
73.1

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, defended to the off side

73.2

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, forced away on the off side

73.3

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, quicker delivery, watchfully played

73.4

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, punched straight back to the bowler

73.5

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, 1 run, on the pads, played down to fine leg for an easy single

73.6

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

End of over 74 (1 run) England 205/5

    • GO Jones 0 (5b)
    • PD Collingwood 32 (94b 5x4)
    • Harbhajan Singh 25-4-54-1
    • A Kumble 20-6-42-1
74.1

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, played down to mid-on

74.2

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, quicker delivery, was the googly and Collingwood plays down the wrong line, ball hits the pad and goes straight to Kaif at short leg, appeal turned down

74.3

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, played down the track

74.4

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, again defended straight back down the track, Kumble moves across and picks it up

74.5

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, defended straight to Kaif at short leg

74.6

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, flat delivery outside the off stump, turning away, Collingwood nicely forces it away through silly point

End of over 75 (maiden) England 205/5

    • PD Collingwood 32 (100b 5x4)
    • GO Jones 0 (5b)
    • A Kumble 21-7-42-1
    • Harbhajan Singh 25-4-54-1
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

75.6

Harbhajan Singh to Collingwood, no run, defended outside the off stump

End of over 76 (5 runs) England 210/5

    • PD Collingwood 32 (101b 5x4)
    • GO Jones 5 (10b 1x4)
    • Harbhajan Singh 26-4-59-1
    • A Kumble 21-7-42-1
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

Tendulkar into the attack now.

End of over 77 (maiden) England 210/5

    • GO Jones 5 (16b 1x4)
    • PD Collingwood 32 (101b 5x4)
    • A Kumble 22-8-42-1
    • Harbhajan Singh 26-4-59-1
77.1

Tendulkar to Collingwood, no run, starts off with a leg-break outside the off stump, driven straight to the fielder at cover

Slip and a gully in position.

77.2

Tendulkar to Collingwood, no run, tossed up and turning away, Collingwood gets a good stride forward and defends it down

77.3

Tendulkar to Collingwood, 1 run, bit wide outside the off stump, Collingwood moves across a long way and turns it away on the leg side for a single, well played

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

77.6

Tendulkar to Collingwood, 1 run, driven wide of the cover fielder, quick single taken

End of over 78 (3 runs) England 213/5

    • PD Collingwood 34 (105b 5x4)
    • GO Jones 6 (18b 1x4)
    • SR Tendulkar 1-0-3-0
    • A Kumble 22-8-42-1
78.1

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, tossed up outside the off stump, was the googly, Collingwood gets a good stride forward and drives it straight to the fielder at mid-on

78.2

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, pitched in line and turning away, defended watchfully

78.3

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, another wrong'un, Collingwood plays bit early and the ball hits the pad, missing leg by a long way there

78.4

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, fuller on the pads, defended

78.5

Kumble to Collingwood, FOUR, on middle and leg, turning across, Collingwood comes down the track, takes it on the half-volley and drives it past the diving fielder at mid-on, shot!

78.6

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, left alone outside the off stump

End of over 79 (4 runs) England 217/5

    • PD Collingwood 38 (111b 6x4)
    • GO Jones 6 (18b 1x4)
    • A Kumble 23-8-46-1
    • SR Tendulkar 1-0-3-0
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

End of over 80 (8 runs) England 225/5

    • GO Jones 14 (24b 3x4)
    • PD Collingwood 38 (111b 6x4)
    • SR Tendulkar 2-0-11-0
    • A Kumble 23-8-46-1
80.1

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, defended outside the off stump

80.2

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, wrong'un, the one that turns back into the right-hander, bowled much slower through the air, Jones does well to keep it down

80.3

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, bit wide outside the off stump, defended on the front-foot

80.4

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, quicker delivery, the one that goes straight on, ball clips the pad and lobs up behind the stumps

80.5

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, edged away well wide of Kaif at short leg, 'yes' and 'no' calls and in the end they decide not to go for it

80.6

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, defended straight to Kaif at forward short leg

Pathan back into the attack.

End of over 81 (maiden) England 225/5

    • PD Collingwood 38 (117b 6x4)
    • GO Jones 14 (24b 3x4)
    • A Kumble 24-9-46-1
    • SR Tendulkar 2-0-11-0
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

End of over 82 (wicket maiden) England 225/6

    • PD Collingwood 38 (117b 6x4)
    • IK Pathan 13-5-47-2
    • A Kumble 24-9-46-1
82.1

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, on the middle and off stump line, turning away, eased away on the leg side but no room for a single there

82.2

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, quicker delivery on the stumps, defended straight back to the bowler

82.3

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, googly on the stumps, defended stretching well forward

82.4

Kumble to Collingwood, 1 run, fraction short, Collingwood looking to work it away on the leg side ends up hitting it in the air towards mid-on

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

End of over 83 (3 runs) England 228/6

    • ID Blackwell 2 (2b)
    • PD Collingwood 39 (121b 6x4)
    • A Kumble 25-9-49-1
    • IK Pathan 13-5-47-2
83.1

Pathan to Collingwood, no run, on middle and leg, driven to mid-on

83.2

Pathan to Collingwood, no run, pitched outside the off stump and angling away further, no shot offered

83.3

Pathan to Collingwood, no run, wayward delivery outside the off stump, Collingwood happily leaves it through to the keeper

83.4

Pathan to Collingwood, no run, fuller length delivery outside the off stump, Pathan looking to swing it back in but this one held its line after hitting the deck

83.5

Pathan to Collingwood, 1 run, pitched up and angling across, Collingwood drives off the front-foot and the ball races away to third man after clipping the outside edge

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

End of over 84 (1 run) England 229/6

    • ID Blackwell 2 (3b)
    • PD Collingwood 40 (126b 6x4)
    • IK Pathan 14-5-48-2
    • A Kumble 25-9-49-1
84.1

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, turning in from outside the leg stumps, defended

84.2

Kumble to Collingwood, FOUR, fulltoss on the pads, too high to miss out, Collingwood gets forward and slaps it away to the midwicket fence, welcome runs for England

84.3

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, defended outside the off stump

84.4

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, defended back to the bowler

84.5

Kumble to Collingwood, SIX, fifty! googly on the stumps, Collingwood picks it up early, shuffles down the track and lofts it over the midwicket fence, good positive shot and that's the first six of the innings

84.6

Kumble to Collingwood, 1 run, turned away to fine leg for a single

End of over 85 (11 runs) England 240/6

    • PD Collingwood 51 (132b 7x4 1x6)
    • ID Blackwell 2 (3b)
    • A Kumble 26-9-60-1
    • IK Pathan 14-5-48-2
85.1

Pathan to Collingwood, 1 run, short of a good length delivery, hint of swing, Collingwood stands tall on the back-foot and punches it away well wide of Harbhajan at cover

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

End of over 86 (2 runs) England 242/6

    • ID Blackwell 3 (8b)
    • PD Collingwood 52 (133b 7x4 1x6)
    • IK Pathan 15-5-50-2
    • A Kumble 26-9-60-1
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

86.6

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, defended outside the off stump

End of over 87 (1 run) England 243/6

    • PD Collingwood 52 (134b 7x4 1x6)
    • ID Blackwell 4 (13b)
    • A Kumble 27-9-61-1
    • IK Pathan 15-5-50-2
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

87.3

Pathan to Hoggard, no run, on the stumps, defended

87.4

Pathan to Hoggard, no run, another good delivery on the stumps, defended watchfully

87.5

Pathan to Hoggard, no run, short ball on the pads, Hoggard stays back and fends it away

87.6

Pathan to Hoggard, no run, wayward delivery outside the off stump, no shot offered

End of over 88 (1 run) England 244/7

    • MJ Hoggard 0 (4b)
    • PD Collingwood 52 (134b 7x4 1x6)
    • IK Pathan 16-5-51-3
    • A Kumble 27-9-61-1

Sreesanth back on.

88.1

Sreesanth to Collingwood, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, driven straight back to the bowler

88.2

Sreesanth to Collingwood, no run, pitched up outside the off stump, driven hard and the ball goes straight to Kumble at mid-off

88.3

Sreesanth to Collingwood, no run, slower delivery on the stumps, Collingwood reads it well and drives it straight to the fielder at mid-on

88.4

Sreesanth to Collingwood, 1 run, pitched up on the middle and leg stump line, hint of reverse swing, Collingwood clips it away through square leg

88.5

Sreesanth to Hoggard, no run, short of a good length delivery, pitched close to the off stump line and shaping away late, Hoggard beaten all ends up

88.6

Sreesanth to Hoggard, no run, pitched up outside the off stump, defended down the track to mid-off

End of over 89 (1 run) England 245/7

    • MJ Hoggard 0 (6b)
    • PD Collingwood 53 (138b 7x4 1x6)
    • S Sreesanth 18-4-56-2
    • IK Pathan 16-5-51-3
89.1

Pathan to Collingwood, no run, short of a good length delivery on the middle and off stump line, defended on the back-foot and the ball rolls away towards cover

89.2

Pathan to Collingwood, no run, pitched up and angling across, Collingwood drives on the up and the ball races away off the edge, falls well short of Laxman at gully

89.3

Pathan to Collingwood, 1 no ball, called for overstepping, good length delivery outside the off stump, played straight down the track to mid-off

89.3

Pathan to Collingwood, no run, good length delivery on the middle and off stump line, defended stretching well forward

89.4

Pathan to Collingwood, no run, pitched up and angling across, driven in the air and on the bounce to Sehwag at cover

89.5

Pathan to Collingwood, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, bowled from round the wicket, Collingwood leaves it through to the keeper

89.6

Pathan to Collingwood, no run, short of a good length delivery, again bowled from round the stumps and coming in with the angle, Collingwood gets right behind the line and defends it down safely towards silly point

And that's stumps on day one.

End of over 90 (1 run) England 246/7

    • PD Collingwood 53 (145b 7x4 1x6)
    • MJ Hoggard 0 (6b)
    • IK Pathan 17-5-52-3
    • S Sreesanth 18-4-56-2

Hello and welcome to the live coverage of the second day's play, It was a good day for the Indians at the office yesterday and they will be keen on finishing off this tail as soon as possible, England desperately need another 50 plus runs.

90.1

Sreesanth to Hoggard, no run, short of a good length delivery outside the off stump, gentle loosener, Hoggard leaves it through to the keeper

Sreesanth bowling over the wicket to the right-hander, two slips in position.

90.2

Sreesanth to Hoggard, FOUR, good length delivery outside the off stump, Hoggard gets low down to defend, ball clips the outside edge and races away to the third man fence, Kumble at gully had no chance of cutting it off.

90.3

Sreesanth to Hoggard, no run, fuller length delivery on the stumps, defended on the front-foot

90.4

Sreesanth to Hoggard, no run, excellent yorker, bit of reverse in swing, Hoggard digs it out nicely, well bowled and well played

90.5

Sreesanth to Hoggard, no run, strays on to middle and leg, Hoggard stands his ground and defends it away on the leg side

90.6

Sreesanth to Hoggard, no run, good length delivery, this one nipped back in sharply and Hoggard is hit on the pad, would have drifted down the leg side and the appeal is rightly turned down, Santh starts off with a good over.

Kumble into the attack now.

End of over 91 (4 runs) England 250/7

    • MJ Hoggard 4 (12b 1x4)
    • PD Collingwood 53 (145b 7x4 1x6)
    • S Sreesanth 19-4-60-2
    • IK Pathan 17-5-52-3
91.1

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, turned away well in front of square leg

Slip, silly point and a short leg in place

91.2

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, pitched in line and turning away, Collingwood leans well forward and defends it with a straight ball, ball clips the inner half of the bat and rolls away on the leg side

91.3

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, quicker delivery, defended on the front-foot

91.4

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, slightly short, pitched close to the off stump line and turning away from the right-hander,

91.5

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, bit fuller on this occasion, driven back to the bowler

91.6

Kumble to Collingwood, no run, fuller on the middle and off stump line, Collingwood gets well forward and forces it away towards midwicket

End of over 92 (maiden) England 250/7

    • PD Collingwood 53 (151b 7x4 1x6)
    • MJ Hoggard 4 (12b 1x4)
    • A Kumble 28-10-61-1
    • S Sreesanth 19-4-60-2
92.1

Sreesanth to Hoggard, no run, short of a good length delivery outside the off stump, the one that comes back in, Hoggard jabs it away on the leg side, bit of edge involved

92.2

Sreesanth to Hoggard, no run, good length delivery, hint of reverse in swing, Hoggard gets forward and pushes it away towards cover

92.3

Sreesanth to Hoggard, no run, short of a good length delivery outside the off stump, Hoggard pokes at it away from his body and gets beaten by a long way

92.4

Sreesanth to Hoggard, 1 run, Sreesanth strays on to middle and leg, bowled from well wide of the crease, Hoggard stays back and works it away behind square leg

92.5

Sreesanth to Collingwood, no run, good length delivery, this one nipped back in and also kept low, Collingwood gets some bat on it and the ball rolls away on the leg side

92.6

Sreesanth to Collingwood, 4 byes, attempted yorker, goes way down the leg side making life hard for Dhoni, welcome runs for England

End of over 93 (5 runs) England 255/7

    • PD Collingwood 53 (153b 7x4 1x6)
    • MJ Hoggard 5 (16b 1x4)
    • S Sreesanth 20-4-61-2
    • A Kumble 28-10-61-1
93.1

Kumble to Hoggard, no run, full and drifting down the leg side, Dhoni moves across quickly and takes it on the pad

93.2

Kumble to Hoggard, no run, quicker delivery, pitched outside the off stump and turning away, Hoggard offers no shot

93.3

Kumble to Hoggard, no run, on the middle and leg stump line, forced away well wide of the fielder at short leg

93.4

Kumble to Hoggard, no run, edged away straight to the fielder at forward short leg

93.5

Kumble to Hoggard, no run, inside edge and the ball rolls straight to Laxman at forward short leg

93.6

Kumble to Hoggard, no run, on the middle and leg stump line, Hoggard defends on the front-foot and the ball falls dead on the track, another maiden for Kumble

End of over 94 (maiden) England 255/7

    • MJ Hoggard 5 (22b 1x4)
    • PD Collingwood 53 (153b 7x4 1x6)
    • A Kumble 29-11-61-1
    • S Sreesanth 20-4-61-2
94.1

Sreesanth to Collingwood, no run, short of a good length delivery outside the off stump, edged away straight to Kumble at gully

94.2

Sreesanth to Collingwood, no run, again slightly short and outside the off stump, Collingwood stays back and punches it down to mid-off, no room for a single there

94.3

Sreesanth to Collingwood, no run, short and angling in, defended on the front-foot

94.4

Sreesanth to Collingwood, no run, down the leg side, Collingwood looking to turn it away on the leg side fails to make contact, Dhoni dives across to his left and collects it cleanly, excellent piece of glove work there

94.5

Sreesanth to Collingwood, no run, fuller length delivery outside the off stump, driven with a straight bat and the ball rolls away straight to the fielder at mid-off

94.6

Sreesanth to Collingwood, no run, short of a good length delivery outside the off stump, Collingwood gets enough time to get behind the line, defended with a straight bat

End of over 95 (maiden) England 255/7

    • PD Collingwood 53 (159b 7x4 1x6)
    • MJ Hoggard 5 (22b 1x4)
    • S Sreesanth 21-5-61-2
    • A Kumble 29-11-61-1
95.1

Kumble to Hoggard, no run, fuller on the stumps, defended on the front-foot

95.2

Kumble to Hoggard, no run, edged away towards point

95.3

Kumble to Hoggard, no run, well bowled googly, Hoggard is bit early into the shot and the ball pops up on the leg side

95.4

Kumble to Hoggard, no run, inside edge on to the pad and the ball falls well short of the fielder at short leg

95.5

Kumble to Hoggard, no run, defended on the front-foot

95.6

Kumble to Hoggard, no run, defended down on the leg side, short leg moves across and picks it up

Pathan back into the attack now.

End of over 96 (maiden) England 255/7

    • MJ Hoggard 5 (28b 1x4)
    • PD Collingwood 53 (159b 7x4 1x6)
    • A Kumble 30-12-61-1
    • S Sreesanth 21-5-61-2
96.1

Pathan to Collingwood, no run, good length delivery, pitched in line and angling across, Collingwood gets well forward and defends

96.2

Pathan to Collingwood, no run, on the pads, played down to mid-on

96.3

Pathan to Collingwood, 1 run, pitched up and angling across, Collingwood drives on the front-foot and gets it wide of Tendulkar at cover, dangerous single called for, Tendulkar fails to hit the stumps at the striker's end and Hoggard makes it across safely, missed it by a whisker, direct hit and Hoggard was a goner!

96.4

Pathan to Hoggard, 1 run, short delivery down the leg side, ball slides off the face of the bat, Dhoni dives across and half stops but fails to prevent the batsmen from crossing over

96.5

Pathan to Collingwood, 2 runs, angling across, Collingwood plays forward and ends up with a thick edge, ball races away through the gap between the keeper and the wide first slip, third man moves across and cleans up

96.6

Pathan to Collingwood, no run, driven down to mid-off, Sreesanth is the fielder there

End of over 97 (4 runs) England 259/7

    • PD Collingwood 56 (164b 7x4 1x6)
    • MJ Hoggard 6 (29b 1x4)
    • IK Pathan 18-5-56-3
    • A Kumble 30-12-61-1
97.1

Kumble to Hoggard, no run, defended down on the leg side

97.2

Kumble to Hoggard, 2 runs, drifting down the leg side, was the googly, Hoggard moves across a bit and jabs it down to fine leg

97.3

Kumble to Hoggard, no run, another goodly, this time pitched outside the off stump and turning in, Hoggard gets a good stride forward and defends it watchfully

97.4

Kumble to Hoggard, no run, edged away on the off side

97.5

Kumble to Hoggard, no run, slightly short and bit wide outside the off stump, Hoggard is forward in defense, gets it on the middle and the ball rolls away on the off side

97.6

Kumble to Hoggard, no run

End of over 98 (2 runs) England 261/7

    • MJ Hoggard 8 (35b 1x4)
    • PD Collingwood 56 (164b 7x4 1x6)
    • A Kumble 31-12-63-1
    • IK Pathan 18-5-56-3
98.1

Pathan to Collingwood, 2 runs, good length delivery on the pads, turned away through square leg for a brace, Kaif is the fielder in the deep but he too failed to prevent the second run.

Finally Dravid opts for the second new ball!

98.2

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

98.3

Pathan to Collingwood, no run, again fuller outside the off stump, defended

98.4

Pathan to Collingwood, no run, pitched up and angling across, too tempting a delivery and Collingwood goes after it, missed the target by miles there

98.5

Pathan to Collingwood, 1 run, on the pads, turned away to fine leg for an easy single

98.6

Pathan to Hoggard, 3 runs, again Pathan strays on to the pads, Hoggard nicely turns it away through square leg, runs hard and comfortably makes it back for the third

Sreesanth back into the attack.

End of over 99 (6 runs) England 267/7

    • MJ Hoggard 11 (36b 1x4)
    • PD Collingwood 59 (169b 7x4 1x6)
    • IK Pathan 19-5-62-3
    • A Kumble 31-12-63-1
99.1

Sreesanth to Hoggard, no run, short of a good length delivery on the middle and leg stump line, defended on the back-foot and the ball rolls away towards midwicket

99.2

Sreesanth to Hoggard, no run, slightly short, this one straightened a bit after hitting the deck, Hoggard looking to defend on the back-foot is beaten all ends up

99.3

Sreesanth to Hoggard, no run, and again! short of a length and swinging away, too good a delivery for Hoggard, lucky not to have got an edge on that one

99.4

Sreesanth to Hoggard, no run, wicket to wicket delivery, defended on the front-foot

99.5

Sreesanth to Hoggard, OUT, and Santh gets his man! good length delivery, came in with the angle, pitched in line and swung away late, too good a delivery for Hoggard, ball clips the edge and goes behind, and that's nicely snaffled by Dhoni behind the stumps

MJ Hoggard c †Dhoni b Sreesanth 11 (53m 41b 1x4 0x6) SR: 26.82

Steve Harmison walks in

99.6

Sreesanth to Harmison, no run, good line and length, Harmison plays and misses

End of over 100 (wicket maiden) England 267/8

    • SJ Harmison 0 (1b)
    • PD Collingwood 59 (169b 7x4 1x6)
    • S Sreesanth 22-6-61-3
    • IK Pathan 19-5-62-3
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