England tour of India, 2005/06 / Wicket commentary

England in India Test Series - 1st Test

India v England

Match drawn

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16.1

Sreesanth to Strauss, OUT, breakthrough! full and wide outside the off stump, Strauss needlessly flashes hard at it and the edge flies straight to Laxman at second slip who takes a sharp head high catch to give Sreesanth his first Test wicket!

AJ Strauss c Laxman b Sreesanth 28 (71m 64b 5x4 0x6) SR: 43.75

England 56/1   AN Cook 21* (38b 4x4)   S Sreesanth 5.1-1-22-1

25.3

Harbhajan Singh to Bell, OUT, beauty! well flighted delivery, perfect line and length, Bell pushes forward to defend, ball turns in just enough to clip the outside edge, Dravid at first slip dives across to his left and takes a fantastic catch, England two down

IR Bell c Dravid b Harbhajan Singh 9 (36m 28b 2x4 0x6) SR: 32.14

England 81/2   AN Cook 37* (66b 5x4)   Harbhajan Singh 8.3-1-18-1

40.5

Sreesanth to Pietersen, OUT, got'm! short ball on the middle and off stump line, ball stopped a bit after hitting the deck, Pietersen is bit early into the pull shot and the ball crashes into the leg stump after clipping the inside edge and Sreesanth gets his man!

KP Pietersen b Sreesanth 15 (51m 33b 2x4 0x6) SR: 45.45

England 110/3   AN Cook 51* (125b 6x4)   S Sreesanth 9.5-2-33-2

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

England 136/4   PD Collingwood 14* (27b 3x4)   IK Pathan 9.4-4-36-1

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

England 203/5   PD Collingwood 31* (89b 5x4)   A Kumble 19.3-6-41-1

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   PD Collingwood 38* (117b 6x4)   IK Pathan 13-5-47-2

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   PD Collingwood 52* (134b 7x4 1x6)   IK Pathan 15.2-5-51-3

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

England 267/8   PD Collingwood 59* (169b 7x4 1x6)   S Sreesanth 21.5-5-61-3

111.3

Harbhajan Singh to Harmison, OUT, got'm! tossed up and turning away, Harmison comes down the track looking to repeat the previous shot but this time gets completely foxed by the doosra, Dhoni quickly whips off the bails and that' the end of an entertaining knock

SJ Harmison st †Dhoni b Harbhajan Singh 39 (49m 42b 7x4 0x6) SR: 92.85

England 327/9   PD Collingwood 79* (197b 8x4 2x6)   Harbhajan Singh 29.3-4-74-2

127.5

Sreesanth to Panesar, OUT, finally the breakthrough! full on the stumps, bowled from round the wicket, Panesar plays down the wrong line and the ball hits the pad on the full, loud appeal and up goes the finger

MS Panesar lbw b Sreesanth 9 (66m 43b 1x4 0x6) SR: 20.93

England 393/10   PD Collingwood 134* (252b 13x4 4x6)   S Sreesanth 28.5-6-95-4
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Series Results
India v England at Mumbai - Mar 18-22, 2006
England won by 212 runs
India v England at Mohali - Mar 9-13, 2006
India won by 9 wickets
India v England at Nagpur - Mar 1-5, 2006
Match drawn
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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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