ICC World Cup, 1999 / Commentary

ICC World Cup - 15th match, Group A

India v Kenya

India won by 94 runs

Kenyan captain AY Karim has won the toss and has put India to bat plenty of changes in the Indian team Tendulkar comes down the order Kumble, Prasad and Robin Singh not playing Chopra, Mohanty in Ramesh opens the batting with Ganguly Kenyans walking to take the field as the Indian crowd cheers on, Ganguly and Ramesh on to bat now the crowd is predominantly Indian Martin Suji to bowl. Ganguly to face Ramesh to face

0.1

Suji to Ramesh, no run, outside the off, forward. defended to covers

0.2

Suji to Ramesh, no run, pitched on the middle. bouncing on the off, defended to the offside

0.3

Suji to Ramesh, 1 run, on the legs, pushed to midwicket. quick run

0.4

Suji to Ganguly, no run, on the legs. pushed to square leg fielder

0.5

Suji to Ganguly, no run, on the off. stands tall and defends it to covers

Martin Suji bowls right arm, medium pace. over the wicket smooth run up.

0.6

Suji to Ganguly, no run, on the stumps. accurate. Ganguly gets well behind the ball and defends

a good first over for Kenya. accurate Joseph Angara to bowl few spots of rain in the air showers forecast throughout the day but it is also windy

End of over 1 (1 run) India 1/0
SC Ganguly    0* (3b)      MA Suji    1-0-1-0
S Ramesh    1* (3b)     

1.1

Angara to Ramesh, 1 wide, way down the legside and we are back to world cup standards this over

1.1

Angara to Ramesh, 1 wide, down the legside, swinging further. yet another wide

1.1

Angara to Ramesh, FOUR, flicked past midon fielder in the gap between midon and midwicket

huge cheers from the fans

1.2

Angara to Ramesh, 2 runs, on the legs, sweetly timed to deep square leg. fineleg fielder runs around to pick it up

1.3

Angara to Ramesh, no run, outside the off, through to keeper

1.4

Angara to Ramesh, (no ball) 1 run, turned to fineleg

1.4

Angara to Ganguly, no run, pitched on the legs, played straight to square leg fielder

1.5

Angara to Ganguly, FOUR, down the legs. almost a wide. Ganguly throws his bat around to get the necessary tickle to fineleg

1.6

Angara to Ganguly, no run, pitched on the legs. well pitched up. rapped on the pads. Angara appeals but not out

a very useful over for India, no doubt

End of over 2 (14 runs) India 15/0
SC Ganguly    4* (6b 1x4)      JO Angara    1-0-14-0
S Ramesh    8* (7b 1x4)      MA Suji    1-0-1-0

2.1

Suji to Ramesh, no run, played back to the bowler. his bat twists in his hands. he needs a firmer grip than that!

2.2

Suji to Ramesh, 1 wide, outside the off. Martin Suji opens his count as well

2.2

Suji to Ramesh, FOUR, pitched up on the legs, timed perfectly to midwicket fence

timing is one of Ramesh's strong points and the fielding contributed as well - that could have been stopped

2.3

Suji to Ramesh, no run, pitched on the middle and off. defends back along the pitch

2.4

Suji to Ramesh, no run, on the off, pushed to covers. wants a run. Ganguly doesn't

2.5

Suji to Ramesh, no run, on the middle and legs. defended dead in front of the crease

2.6

Suji to Ramesh, no run, outside the off, through to keeper

End of over 3 (5 runs) India 20/0
S Ramesh    12* (13b 2x4)      MA Suji    2-0-6-0
SC Ganguly    4* (6b 1x4)      JO Angara    1-0-14-0

3.1

Angara to Ganguly, 1 run, on the legs, turned to fineleg

Angara clearly doesn't like left handers and continues to bowl down their legsides

3.2

Angara to Ramesh, no run, on the legs. mistimed. off the pads to square leg fielder

3.3

Angara to Ramesh, no run, on the legs again. played to midwicket

3.4

Angara to Ramesh, no run, well pitched up on the off. played firmly to midoff. nicely timed this time

3.5

Angara to Ramesh, no run, slower one outside the off. beaten outside the off

3.6

Angara to Ramesh, no run, pitched up on the middle, driven straight to midon fielder

good comeback from Angara after a poor over

End of over 4 (1 run) India 21/0
S Ramesh    12* (18b 2x4)      JO Angara    2-0-15-0
SC Ganguly    5* (7b 1x4)      MA Suji    2-0-6-0

4.1

Suji to Ganguly, no run, outside the off, takes the edge! falls short of first slip! excellent ball

4.2

Suji to Ganguly, no run, on the backfoot, defended

4.3

Suji to Ganguly, no run, outside the off, through to keeper

4.4

Suji to Ganguly, no run, on the stumps. defended back along the pitch

4.5

Suji to Ganguly, no run, outside the off, plays a nasty shot and gets beaten outside the off

4.6

Suji to Ganguly, no run, gets up nastily on the stumps, hits him in the box. Ganguly doubles up

that was an excellent over Ganguly is down and getting treated

End of over 5 (maiden) India 21/0
SC Ganguly    5* (13b 1x4)      MA Suji    3-1-6-0
S Ramesh    12* (18b 2x4)      JO Angara    2-0-15-0

5.1

Angara to Ramesh, no run, outside the off, beaten

5.2

Angara to Ramesh, FOUR, down the legs, nicely played to midwicket boundary

5.3

Angara to Ramesh, FOUR, on the legs, played forward of square leg. another excellent shot

5.4

Angara to Ramesh, no run, pushed to covers

5.5

Angara to Ramesh, 1 wide, way outside the off

5.5

Angara to Ramesh, no run, on the stumps, played to midon

5.6

Angara to Ramesh, FOUR, on the off, sweet cover drive. bisects the cover and midoff fielders!

a very good over for India

End of over 6 (13 runs) India 34/0
S Ramesh    24* (24b 5x4)      JO Angara    3-0-28-0
SC Ganguly    5* (13b 1x4)      MA Suji    3-1-6-0

6.1

Suji to Ganguly, no run, outside the off. moves off the pitch and bounces. Ganguly plays an airy-fairy shot and is beaten

6.2

Suji to Ganguly, no run, on the backfoot, squared up. played to point. indecision as Ganguly wants a run. Ramesh takes off and then stops. Ganguly gets back in time

6.3

Suji to Ganguly, no run, outside the off, left alone

6.4

Suji to Ganguly, no run, outside the off, left alone. ball swings away

6.5

Suji to Ganguly, no run, well pitched up. Ganguly brought his bat down at the last minute and played to point

6.6

Suji to Ganguly, no run, on the off. defended. second consecutive maiden over as Ganguly finds himself inadequate against Martin Suji!

Angara taken off. Odoyo brought in

End of over 7 (maiden) India 34/0
SC Ganguly    5* (19b 1x4)      MA Suji    4-2-6-0
S Ramesh    24* (24b 5x4)      JO Angara    3-0-28-0

7.1

Odoyo to Ramesh, no run, outside the off, swinging away! beaten!

7.2

Odoyo to Ramesh, no run, outside the off, pushed to backward point

7.3

Odoyo to Ramesh, no run, played to point

7.4

Odoyo to Ramesh, no run, played to covers

7.5

Odoyo to Ramesh, no run, on the stumps. good length. pushed to covers

7.6

Odoyo to Ramesh, 1 run, on the off, played to midoff standing a bit deep

End of over 8 (1 run) India 35/0
S Ramesh    25* (30b 5x4)      TM Odoyo    1-0-1-0
SC Ganguly    5* (19b 1x4)      MA Suji    4-2-6-0

8.1

Suji to Ramesh, 1 wide, outside the off

8.1

Suji to Ramesh, no run, played to point

8.2

Suji to Ramesh, no run, outside the off, swinging away. left alone

8.3

Suji to Ramesh, no run, on the stumps. played defensively to covers

8.4

Suji to Ramesh, no run, outside the off, beats him all ends up. brushes the body and caught by the keeper. keeper appeals. not out

8.5

Suji to Ramesh, no run, beauty of a delivery! pitched on the middle and moved outside the off. goes over the stumps beating Ramesh

8.6

Suji to Ramesh, 1 wide, down the legside

8.6

Suji to Ramesh, no run, outside the off, Ramesh prods his bat and gets beaten

this is rather a poor display by the Indian opening bats there were few lovely strokes but it has been overall a pathetic display trying to negitiate balls outside the off Ganguly has been worse

End of over 9 (2 runs) India 37/0
S Ramesh    25* (36b 5x4)      MA Suji    5-2-8-0
SC Ganguly    5* (19b 1x4)      TM Odoyo    1-0-1-0

9.1

Odoyo to Ganguly, FOUR, outside the off, width. leans onto that and plays a superb shot to backward point

9.2

Odoyo to Ganguly, no run, well pitched up. gets onto the backfoot and defends to the off

9.3

Odoyo to Ganguly, 1 leg bye, down the legs. off the pads to short fineleg

9.4

Odoyo to Ramesh, no run, on the legs, played straight to square leg fielder

9.5

Odoyo to Ramesh, no run, well pitched up on the off. Ramesh doesn't time it well. through to midoff

9.6

Odoyo to Ramesh, FOUR, driven straight. perfect straight drive to long off!

End of over 10 (9 runs) India 46/0
S Ramesh    29* (39b 6x4)      TM Odoyo    2-0-9-0
SC Ganguly    9* (22b 2x4)      MA Suji    5-2-8-0

10.1

Suji to Ganguly, no run, on the middle and leg, played back to the bowler

10.2

Suji to Ganguly, no run, on the backfoot, played to covers

10.3

Suji to Ganguly, FOUR, on the legs, nicely touch-timed to square leg. delicate shot

50 up for India. 10.3 overs

10.4

Suji to Ganguly, OUT, well pitched up, rapped on the pads. Martin Suji goes up and Ian Robinson takes his own sweet time (like Steve Bucknor) and finally gives Ganguly out

SC Ganguly lbw b Suji 13 (53m 26b 3x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

fair verdict. That was palpably plumb Dravid walks in. Martin Suji deserves his wicket. It has been a brilliant spell from him throughout

10.5

Suji to Dravid, no run, that was an excellent ball. pitched on the off, nice pace and bounce and it took Dravid's quality technique to stand up and defend that ball!

10.6

Suji to Dravid, no run, pitched up on the off and middle. forward and defended well

End of over 11 (4 runs) India 50/1
R Dravid    0* (2b)      MA Suji    6-2-12-1
S Ramesh    29* (39b 6x4)      TM Odoyo    2-0-9-0

11.1

Tikolo to Ramesh, no run, outside the off, played to point

11.2

Tikolo to Ramesh, no run, outside the off, left alone

Keeper threw the ball to leg slip after collecting it. batsmen run for a single but the umpire calls it a dead ball and disallows the run

11.3

Tikolo to Ramesh, no run, outside the off, through to keeper

11.4

Tikolo to Ramesh, no run, a slow ball outside the off, left alone

Tendulkar padded up to come in next

11.5

Tikolo to Ramesh, no run, outside the off, pushed to point

11.6

Tikolo to Ramesh, no run, outside the off, airy-fairy shot from Ramesh and a maiden over!

Ramesh playing without much application Suji continues

End of over 12 (maiden) India 50/1
S Ramesh    29* (45b 6x4)      SO Tikolo    1-1-0-0
R Dravid    0* (2b)      MA Suji    6-2-12-1

12.1

Suji to Dravid, no run, rapped on the pads down the legs. superb ball!

12.2

Suji to Dravid, no run, well outside the off, left alone

12.3

Suji to Dravid, no run, on the stumps, driven straight back along the pitch as the ball lands on the non-strikers stumps. Ramesh is in

12.4

Suji to Dravid, no run, outside the off. Dravid tries to steer the ball to thirdman. beaten

12.5

Suji to Dravid, no run, outside the off. excellent looking cover drive and Odumbe brings off a super save at extra covers

12.6

Suji to Dravid, 1 run, on the legs, turned to fineleg. regulation single

Indian runrate falls below 4 certainly this is not what their coach told them to do

End of over 13 (1 run) India 51/1
R Dravid    1* (8b)      MA Suji    7-2-13-1
S Ramesh    29* (45b 6x4)      SO Tikolo    1-1-0-0

13.1

Tikolo to Dravid, 1 wide, slow, gentle, down the legside crap. wided

13.1

Tikolo to Dravid, no run, outside the off, pushed to point

Tikolo bowling gentle dollies as medium pacers. he is also known to bowl offspinners

13.2

Tikolo to Dravid, 1 run, down the legs, played past Odumbe at square leg who misfields

13.3

Tikolo to Ramesh, FOUR, slow dolly outside the off, driven straight! to long off. well played

13.4

Tikolo to Ramesh, 1 run, outside the off, played to thirdman

13.5

Tikolo to Dravid, FOUR, outside the legstump, nicely played past squareleg all the way to the boundary

13.6

Tikolo to Dravid, no run, short of length, on the off. played to midon

Martin Suji coming up with his 7th over

End of over 14 (11 runs) India 62/1
R Dravid    6* (12b 1x4)      SO Tikolo    2-1-11-0
S Ramesh    34* (47b 7x4)      MA Suji    7-2-13-1

14.1

Suji to Ramesh, no run, outside the off, plays, misses

8th over, rather

14.2

Suji to Ramesh, 1 run, good ball! extra bounce outside the off. Ramesh manages to play it down to gully. quick run

14.3

Suji to Dravid, no run, on the stumps, defended

14.4

Suji to Dravid, no run, outside the off, played straight to point

14.5

Suji to Dravid, no run, on the stumps, nice bounce and length. played to onside

14.6

Suji to Dravid, no run, outside the off, through to keeper

I hope India does not think of protesting against Suji's bowling claiming that it has prevented them from scoring lots of runs in the first 15 overs 8-2-14-1 <-- brilliant bowling from Suji

End of over 15 (1 run) India 63/1
R Dravid    6* (16b 1x4)      MA Suji    8-2-14-1
S Ramesh    35* (49b 7x4)      SO Tikolo    2-1-11-0

15.1

Tikolo to Ramesh, no run, on the stumps. played defensively

15.2

Tikolo to Ramesh, no run, on the off. played defensively

15.3

Tikolo to Ramesh, 1 run, outside the off, played to thirdman

15.4

Tikolo to Dravid, 1 run, on the legs, played straight to Karim at midon

15.5

Tikolo to Ramesh, 1 wide, outside the off. declared wide

15.5

Tikolo to Ramesh, no run, pushed to point. Ramesh wants a run. Dravid doesn't

15.6

Tikolo to Ramesh, 2 runs, slower ball on the legs, played to deep midon. sweeper there picks up

Karim will now be forced to take Martin Suji off. That should bring some relief to Indians no! he is still continuing

End of over 16 (5 runs) India 68/1
S Ramesh    38* (54b 7x4)      SO Tikolo    3-1-16-0
R Dravid    7* (17b 1x4)      MA Suji    8-2-14-1

16.1

Suji to Dravid, no run, on the stumps, played back along the pitch

9th straight over

16.2

Suji to Dravid, 1 run, on the legs, turned to fineleg

16.3

Suji to Ramesh, 1 leg bye, on the legs. big bounce. off the hips to fineleg

Kenyan overrate is rather poor they need to up it if they want to escape punishment

16.4

Suji to Dravid, no run, outside the off, pushed to covers

16.5

Suji to Dravid, no run, outside the off, superb drive but brilliant diving fielding by RD Shah!

16.6

Suji to Dravid, FOUR, outside the off, this time placed perfectly! beats the point fielders and the sweeper!

End of over 17 (6 runs) India 74/1
R Dravid    12* (22b 2x4)      MA Suji    9-2-19-1
S Ramesh    38* (55b 7x4)      SO Tikolo    3-1-16-0

17.1

Tikolo to Ramesh, 1 run, down the legs, played to backward square leg

17.2

Tikolo to Dravid, 1 run, on the legs, played nicely to deep midwicket

17.3

Tikolo to Ramesh, no run, played straight to midwicket

17.4

Tikolo to Ramesh, 1 run, outside the off, steered to thirdman

17.5

Tikolo to Dravid, 1 run, down the legs, glanced to fineleg

17.6

Tikolo to Ramesh, no run, outside the off, mistimed to midoff

End of over 18 (4 runs) India 78/1
S Ramesh    40* (59b 7x4)      SO Tikolo    4-1-20-0
R Dravid    14* (24b 2x4)      MA Suji    9-2-19-1

18.1

Suji to Dravid, FOUR, pitched up on the off, driven through midoff. good shot

Suji into his last over

18.2

Suji to Dravid, 1 run, slower ball. clever. played to midon. Karim fields but enough time for a run

18.3

Suji to Ramesh, no run, slower ball, played to midwicket

18.4

Suji to Ramesh, 1 run, off the pads, to square leg. quick run

18.5

Suji to Dravid, no run, played to covers

18.6

Suji to Dravid, 1 run, outside the of,f pushed to point. quick run

end of Suji's spell. an excellent one. 10-2-26-1 (3 w) Karim bringing himself now

End of over 19 (7 runs) India 85/1
R Dravid    20* (28b 3x4)      MA Suji    10-2-26-1
S Ramesh    41* (61b 7x4)      SO Tikolo    4-1-20-0

19.1

Karim to Dravid, no run, ball kept short. on the stumps, played to midon

19.2

Karim to Dravid, 1 run, tossed up. played to deep midon for an easy run

19.3

Karim to Ramesh, no run, outside the off. goes for a cover drive. misses

19.4

Karim to Ramesh, 1 run, tossed up, driven to midoff

19.5

Karim to Dravid, 1 run, tossed up, driven to long on

19.6

Karim to Ramesh, 1 run, on the legs, played to deep midwicket

Odoyo brought back

End of over 20 (4 runs) India 89/1
S Ramesh    43* (64b 7x4)      AY Karim    1-0-4-0
R Dravid    22* (31b 3x4)      MA Suji    10-2-26-1

20.1

Odoyo to Ramesh, 1 wide, outside the off. loosener

20.1

Odoyo to Ramesh, no run, outside the of,f played to point

20.2

Odoyo to Ramesh, 1 run, played to deep covers

20.3

Odoyo to Dravid, 1 wide, down the legside

extras reach 13, wide 10

20.3

Odoyo to Dravid, no run, outside the off, played to point

20.4

Odoyo to Dravid, no run, outside the off, goes for a pull. misses the bounce

20.5

Odoyo to Dravid, OUT, pushed towards midon, Dravid takes off. Ramesh backs up. Odoyo runs to the ball, but let it go. Dravid stops in the mid pitch. Ramesh stops as well while Tikolo runs in and picks the ball. runs towards the non-striker's stumps and castles the stumps

S Ramesh run out 44 (97m 66b 7x4 0x6) SR: 66.66

phenomenal mess-up and Ramesh is out Tendulkar comes in to bat amidst hero's welcome

20.6

Odoyo to Dravid, no run, played back along the pitch to the bowler

End of over 21 (3 runs) India 92/2
R Dravid    22* (35b 3x4)      TM Odoyo    3-0-12-0
SR Tendulkar    0* (0b)      AY Karim    1-0-4-0

21.1

Karim to Tendulkar, no run

21.2

Karim to Tendulkar, 1 wide

21.2

Karim to Tendulkar, no run

21.3

Karim to Tendulkar, 1 run

21.4

Karim to Dravid, 1 run

21.5

Karim to Tendulkar, no run, tossed up, played to covers

21.6

Karim to Tendulkar, 1 run, played to short fineleg, quick runs

disruption as there are people standing next to the sight screen

End of over 22 (4 runs) India 96/2
SR Tendulkar    2* (5b)      AY Karim    2-0-8-0
R Dravid    23* (36b 3x4)      TM Odoyo    3-0-12-0

22.1

Odoyo to Tendulkar, no run, on the off, pushed to covers defensively

22.2

Odoyo to Tendulkar, 1 no ball, outside the off, mild leg cutter. beaten

22.2

Odoyo to Tendulkar, no run, outside the off, rapped on the pads

22.3

Odoyo to Tendulkar, FOUR, pitched up on the legs, brilliant stroke to long on!

100 up for India. 22.3 overs

22.4

Odoyo to Tendulkar, no run, outside the off, pushed to covers

22.5

Odoyo to Tendulkar, no run, well pitched up, driven through the covers. straight to the fielder there

22.6

Odoyo to Tendulkar, no run, on the stumps, defended back along the pitch

End of over 23 (5 runs) India 101/2
SR Tendulkar    6* (12b 1x4)      TM Odoyo    4-0-17-0
R Dravid    23* (36b 3x4)      AY Karim    2-0-8-0

23.1

Karim to Dravid, 1 run, pushed to covers, quick run as Tendulkar backs up very well

23.2

Karim to Tendulkar, 2 wides, down the legside. keeper misses it. they cross over for a run as well

23.2

Karim to Dravid, 1 run, played to midwicket

23.3

Karim to Tendulkar, 1 wide, down the legside, Tendulkar attempts to paddle sweep, misses

23.3

Karim to Tendulkar, 1 run, on the backfoot, played to deep midon

23.4

Karim to Dravid, 1 run, played to deep midon again

23.5

Karim to Tendulkar, no run, played back to the bowler

23.6

Karim to Tendulkar, 1 run, played forward of point, quick run

End of over 24 (8 runs) India 109/2
SR Tendulkar    8* (15b 1x4)      AY Karim    3-0-16-0
R Dravid    26* (39b 3x4)      TM Odoyo    4-0-17-0

24.1

Odoyo to Tendulkar, no run, outside the off, goes for a pull. misses. beaten

24.2

Odoyo to Tendulkar, FOUR, outside the off, superb square cut wide of gully beating the thirdman fielder

24.3

Odoyo to Tendulkar, no run, outside the off, left alone

24.4

Odoyo to Tendulkar, 1 run, outside the off, pushed to covers

24.5

Odoyo to Dravid, 1 run, on the legs, nicely flicked to fineleg

24.6

Odoyo to Tendulkar, 1 run, outside the off, pushed to thirdman

Match State: Drinks

End of over 25 (7 runs) India 116/2
SR Tendulkar    14* (20b 2x4)      TM Odoyo    5-0-24-0
R Dravid    27* (40b 3x4)      AY Karim    3-0-16-0

25.1

Karim to Tendulkar, 1 run, played to deep midoff

25.2

Karim to Dravid, 1 run, on the legs, played forward of square leg

25.3

Karim to Tendulkar, 2 wides, down the legs, batsmen cross over

25.3

Karim to Dravid, 1 run, played to midwicket

25.4

Karim to Tendulkar, 1 run, played back along the pitch to the bowler who misfields. Tendulkar calls for a tight run and they make it

25.5

Karim to Dravid, 1 run, played to long on. easy run

25.6

Karim to Tendulkar, 1 run, pitched up on the off, firmly pushed to long off

Maurice Odumbe coming on Odumbe wasting time

End of over 26 (8 runs) India 124/2
SR Tendulkar    17* (23b 2x4)      AY Karim    4-0-24-0
R Dravid    30* (43b 3x4)      TM Odoyo    5-0-24-0

26.1

Odumbe to Tendulkar, 1 run, tossed up, driven to long on

26.2

Odumbe to Dravid, no run, outside the off, played to backward point

26.3

Odumbe to Dravid, no run, on the off, played back along the pitch. looks like a return catch. Odumbe hit on the shin attempting to catch that!

26.4

Odumbe to Dravid, no run, on the stumps, played back to the bowler

26.5

Odumbe to Dravid, 1 run, outside the off, pushed to backward point. extremely well taken single as Tendulkar forces Dravid into taking that run

26.6

Odumbe to Tendulkar, no run, on the backfoot, played to covers

End of over 27 (2 runs) India 126/2
SR Tendulkar    18* (25b 2x4)      MO Odumbe    1-0-2-0
R Dravid    31* (47b 3x4)      AY Karim    4-0-24-0

27.1

Karim to Dravid, 1 run, played to long on

27.2

Karim to Tendulkar, 1 run, played to long on again

27.3

Karim to Dravid, 1 run, on the legs, identical location

27.4

Karim to Tendulkar, 1 run, identical shot, identical location for the 4th time in a row. to long on

27.5

Karim to Dravid, 1 run, identical shot, identical location for the 5th time in a row. to long on

27.6

Karim to Tendulkar, 1 run, identical shot, identical location for the 6th time in a row. to long on

End of over 28 (6 runs) India 132/2
SR Tendulkar    21* (28b 2x4)      AY Karim    5-0-30-0
R Dravid    34* (50b 3x4)      MO Odumbe    1-0-2-0

28.1

Odumbe to Tendulkar, no run, on the stumps, played back to the bowler

28.2

Odumbe to Tendulkar, no run, played to short thirdman. Tendulkar takes off. Dravid sends him back

28.3

Odumbe to Tendulkar, 1 run, played to deep midon

28.4

Odumbe to Dravid, 2 runs, outside the off. nice square cut to deep point. Modi fields and stumbles

28.5

Odumbe to Dravid, 1 run, outside the off, pushed to point for a quick run

28.6

Odumbe to Tendulkar, FOUR, outside the off, superb sweep! well executed to fineleg

Hitesh Modi leaving the field after hirting his ankle while fielding a ball last over at point Mohd. Sheikh is the sub

End of over 29 (8 runs) India 140/2
SR Tendulkar    26* (32b 3x4)      MO Odumbe    2-0-10-0
R Dravid    37* (52b 3x4)      AY Karim    5-0-30-0

29.1

Karim to Dravid, 1 run, played to deep midon

29.2

Karim to Tendulkar, SIX, down the track, lofted straight over long on. 50 partnership for this wicket

29.3

Karim to Tendulkar, 1 run, played to deep midon

29.4

Karim to Dravid, 1 run, played to midwicket

29.5

Karim to Tendulkar, no run, played to covers

29.6

Karim to Tendulkar, 1 run, played to midwicket

150 up in exactly 30 overs

End of over 30 (10 runs) India 150/2
SR Tendulkar    34* (36b 3x4 1x6)      AY Karim    6-0-40-0
R Dravid    39* (54b 3x4)      MO Odumbe    2-0-10-0

30.1

Odumbe to Tendulkar, no run, pushed to midwicket

30.2

Odumbe to Tendulkar, 1 run, on the backfoot, played to short thirdman

30.3

Odumbe to Dravid, FOUR, square driven beating the short thirdman fielder!

30.4

Odumbe to Dravid, 1 run, steered to short thirdman, another quick run

nice late steer

30.5

Odumbe to Tendulkar, 1 run, firmly pushed past covers to sweeper at midoff

30.6

Odumbe to Dravid, no run, driven back along the pitch. well fielded on the followthrough

Tikolo brought on

End of over 31 (7 runs) India 157/2
R Dravid    44* (57b 4x4)      MO Odumbe    3-0-17-0
SR Tendulkar    36* (39b 3x4 1x6)      AY Karim    6-0-40-0

31.1

Tikolo to Tendulkar, no run, on the off, pushed to covers

31.2

Tikolo to Tendulkar, 1 run, swung in pitched on the middle, played to deep midwicket

31.3

Tikolo to Dravid, no run, on the backfoot, played to backward point

31.4

Tikolo to Dravid, 1 run, on the backfoot, played to long on

31.5

Tikolo to Tendulkar, 1 run, down the legs, flicked to fineleg. well fielded by Martin Suji! it was a certain four otherwise

31.6

Tikolo to Dravid, no run, turned to Suji at shrto fineleg

Angara brought on his earlier spell was 3-0-28-0

End of over 32 (3 runs) India 160/2
R Dravid    45* (60b 4x4)      SO Tikolo    5-1-23-0
SR Tendulkar    38* (42b 3x4 1x6)      MO Odumbe    3-0-17-0

32.1

Angara to Tendulkar, no run, played to midwicket

32.2

Angara to Tendulkar, 2 runs, short. pulls it but mistimes it to deep midwicket

32.3

Angara to Tendulkar, no run, on the backfoot, played to midwicket

32.4

Angara to Tendulkar, 2 runs, played to deep square leg

32.5

Angara to Tendulkar, no run, driven straight. well fielded on the followthrough

32.6

Angara to Tendulkar, 1 wide, way down the legside. crowd happy

Tendulkar wants people standing on top of the sight screen to get lost

32.6

Angara to Tendulkar, 1 run, on the backfoot, pushed past covers to sweeper

End of over 33 (6 runs) India 166/2
SR Tendulkar    43* (48b 3x4 1x6)      JO Angara    4-0-34-0
R Dravid    45* (60b 4x4)      SO Tikolo    5-1-23-0

33.1

Tikolo to Tendulkar, 1 run, inswinger, driven to long on

33.2

Tikolo to Dravid, no run, short of length, played to midwicket

33.3

Tikolo to Dravid, 1 run, inside out, played to deep midoff

Tikolo runs in and loses his run up, while the winds sweep away the bails. being replaced

33.4

Tikolo to Tendulkar, FOUR, inswinging, well pitched up, driven past midwicket fielder. excellent shot

33.5

Tikolo to Tendulkar, 1 run, pushed to long on, gets to 49*

33.6

Tikolo to Dravid, 1 run, driven to long on. regulation run

End of over 34 (8 runs) India 174/2
R Dravid    47* (63b 4x4)      SO Tikolo    6-1-31-0
SR Tendulkar    49* (51b 4x4 1x6)      JO Angara    4-0-34-0

34.1

Angara to Dravid, 1 run, full toss, played to deep midwicket

34.2

Angara to Tendulkar, no run, on the off, pushed to covers

34.3

Angara to Tendulkar, no run, on the legs, rapped on the pads. crowd expecting that single

34.4

Angara to Tendulkar, 1 wide, way down the legside

34.4

Angara to Tendulkar, 1 run, on the off, pushed to long off, gets his 50 and waves his bat

posters going up in the crowd: "Sachin - The Star"

34.5

Angara to Dravid, no run, on the stumps, defended

34.6

Angara to Dravid, 1 run, fuller length on the off, driven to deep midoff. gets to 49*

End of over 35 (4 runs) India 178/2
R Dravid    49* (66b 4x4)      JO Angara    5-0-38-0
SR Tendulkar    50* (54b 4x4 1x6)      SO Tikolo    6-1-31-0

35.1

Tikolo to Dravid, no run, outside th eoff, goes for a cut, misses

35.2

Tikolo to Dravid, no run, played to midwicket

35.3

Tikolo to Dravid, 1 leg bye, down the legs, off the pads to backward short leg

35.4

Tikolo to Tendulkar, 1 run, driven to long on

35.5

Tikolo to Dravid, 1 run, played to long on, gets to his 50 as well

35.6

Tikolo to Tendulkar, FOUR, on the backfoot, pulled past midwicket

End of over 36 (7 runs) India 185/2
SR Tendulkar    55* (56b 5x4 1x6)      SO Tikolo    7-1-37-0
R Dravid    50* (70b 4x4)      JO Angara    5-0-38-0

36.1

Angara to Dravid, 1 run, pushed to backward point. Dravid wants a run. Tendulkar sends him back. in the meantime there is an overthrow giving away a run

36.2

Angara to Tendulkar, 1 run, played to long on

36.3

Angara to Dravid, FOUR, on the legs, overpitched, flicked off his legs nicely to deep midwicket

36.4

Angara to Dravid, no run, played back to the bowler

36.5

Angara to Dravid, FOUR, on the legs, flicked exactly to the same place as he did a ball earlier! superb shot

100 partnership up

36.6

Angara to Dravid, 2 runs, on the legs, flicked forward of square leg. There was a fielder there this time

Dravid has overtaken Tendulkar Odoyo coming on to bowl

End of over 37 (12 runs) India 197/2
R Dravid    61* (75b 6x4)      JO Angara    6-0-50-0
SR Tendulkar    56* (57b 5x4 1x6)      SO Tikolo    7-1-37-0

37.1

Odoyo to Tendulkar, 2 runs, on the off, played to sweeper covers

37.2

Odoyo to Tendulkar, 1 run, on the backfoot, played between cover and point. fielded by the sweeper

37.3

Odoyo to Dravid, 1 leg bye, hit on the body. ball drops onto the crease on the onside. Tendulkar takes a real speedy run

200 up in 37.2 overs

37.4

Odoyo to Tendulkar, SIX, picked neatly and lofted over deep midwicket

37.5

Odoyo to Tendulkar, 1 run, cut to backward point. well fielded but poor overthrow

37.6

Odoyo to Dravid, no run, cracked straight to backward point

now Tendulkar has overtaken Dravid this over Karim coming back on

End of over 38 (11 runs) India 208/2
R Dravid    61* (77b 6x4)      TM Odoyo    6-0-34-0
SR Tendulkar    66* (61b 5x4 2x6)      JO Angara    6-0-50-0

38.1

Karim to Tendulkar, FOUR, on the legs, superb sweep beating the short fineleg fielder

38.2

Karim to Tendulkar, 1 wide, down the legside. attempted sweep. misses

38.2

Karim to Tendulkar, no run, better ball. played to mdiwicket fielder. Dravid wants a run

38.3

Karim to Tendulkar, 1 run, on the backfoot, pulls the short ball to deep midwicket

38.4

Karim to Dravid, no run, on the legs, rapped on the body

38.5

Karim to Dravid, 2 runs, on the legs, swept to deep backward square leg

38.6

Karim to Dravid, FOUR, a little quicker ball outside the off. short. late cut to thirdman

End of over 39 (12 runs) India 220/2
R Dravid    67* (80b 7x4)      AY Karim    7-0-52-0
SR Tendulkar    71* (64b 6x4 2x6)      TM Odoyo    6-0-34-0

39.1

Odoyo to Tendulkar, no run, played to backward point

39.2

Odoyo to Tendulkar, FOUR, pulled over deep midwicket

39.3

Odoyo to Tendulkar, no run, on the off, firmly pushed to covers

39.4

Odoyo to Tendulkar, no run, on the backfoot, mistimed pull to midwicket

39.5

Odoyo to Tendulkar, 2 runs, down the track to a short ball, played uppishly to sweeper covers. misfielding there. enough time for two runs

39.6

Odoyo to Tendulkar, 1 run, on the legs, turned to fineleg

Odumbe coming on

End of over 40 (7 runs) India 227/2
SR Tendulkar    78* (70b 7x4 2x6)      TM Odoyo    7-0-41-0
R Dravid    67* (80b 7x4)      AY Karim    7-0-52-0

40.1

Odumbe to Tendulkar, no run, slow ball. Tendulkar takes his time to see the bowling. pushes to midwicket fielder

40.2

Odumbe to Tendulkar, 1 run, outside the off, kept the bat flush on the ground and played to thirdman

40.3

Odumbe to Dravid, 1 run, on the backfoot, played to sweeper point

40.4

Odumbe to Tendulkar, 1 run, mistimed to midwicket, enough time for a run

40.5

Odumbe to Dravid, FOUR, inside out, lofted over deep midoff

Dravid trying to catch up with Tendulkar

40.6

Odumbe to Dravid, 1 run, driven to long on

End of over 41 (8 runs) India 235/2
R Dravid    73* (83b 8x4)      MO Odumbe    4-0-25-0
SR Tendulkar    80* (73b 7x4 2x6)      TM Odoyo    7-0-41-0

41.1

Tikolo to Dravid, 2 runs, played uppishly to deep midoff

41.2

Tikolo to Dravid, 1 run, on the backfoot, played to long on

41.3

Tikolo to Tendulkar, no run, played straight to midwicket fielder

41.4

Tikolo to Tendulkar, FOUR, pulled nicely between midwicket and square leg! brilliant shot!

41.5

Tikolo to Tendulkar, FOUR, amazing shot! a step down the track, lofted straight over long on! one bounce

41.6

Tikolo to Tendulkar, 2 runs, mistimed. down the track, lofted to deep midoff. lucky for him, it lands in noman's land

reaches 90*

End of over 42 (13 runs) India 248/2
SR Tendulkar    90* (77b 9x4 2x6)      SO Tikolo    8-1-50-0
R Dravid    76* (85b 8x4)      MO Odumbe    4-0-25-0

42.1

Odumbe to Dravid, no run, outside the off, attempts a late cut. misses. it went close to the stumps!

42.2

Odumbe to Dravid, 1 run, picked up nicely and played to deep covers

42.3

Odumbe to Tendulkar, 1 run, played to backward point

250 up. 42.3 overs

42.4

Odumbe to Dravid, no run, catch dropped by Tikolo at midwicket!

42.5

Odumbe to Dravid, 1 run, outside the off, carved to sweeper covers

42.6

Odumbe to Tendulkar, 1 run, played to deep midoff. a betetr over for Kenya

End of over 43 (4 runs) India 252/2
SR Tendulkar    92* (79b 9x4 2x6)      MO Odumbe    5-0-29-0
R Dravid    78* (89b 8x4)      SO Tikolo    8-1-50-0

43.1

Tikolo to Tendulkar, no run, played to covers

43.2

Tikolo to Tendulkar, FOUR, seemed to just push it to midon and it raced to the boundary!

43.3

Tikolo to Tendulkar, no run, well pitched up, played to covers

43.4

Tikolo to Tendulkar, 2 runs, on the backfoot, cut away to deep backward point

just two runs short of century

43.5

Tikolo to Tendulkar, 2 runs, pushed to deep midoff, gets his century!

what an innings! he wipes his tears after acknowledging the crowd

43.6

Tikolo to Tendulkar, FOUR, down the legs, swept past short fineleg

crowd goes berserk Indian runrate reaches 6

End of over 44 (12 runs) India 264/2
SR Tendulkar    104* (85b 11x4 2x6)      SO Tikolo    9-1-62-0
R Dravid    78* (89b 8x4)      MO Odumbe    5-0-29-0

44.1

Odumbe to Dravid, 1 run, played to long on

44.2

Odumbe to Tendulkar, no run, tossed up, paddle swept, straight to short fineleg

Tendulkar scores the first century of World Cup 1999

44.3

Odumbe to Tendulkar, FOUR, played past covers. beats two fielders

it was a full toss and it was hit so sweetly.

44.4

Odumbe to Tendulkar, 1 run, way outside the legs, swept straight to short fineleg but quick run

44.5

Odumbe to Dravid, 2 runs, pulled over deep midwicket

44.6

Odumbe to Dravid, 1 run, outside the off, played to sweeper covers

Odoyo brought on Karim taking time to set the field

End of over 45 (9 runs) India 273/2
R Dravid    82* (92b 8x4)      MO Odumbe    6-0-38-0
SR Tendulkar    109* (88b 12x4 2x6)      SO Tikolo    9-1-62-0

45.1

Odoyo to Dravid, no run, outside the off. Dravid misses trying to make room

45.2

Odoyo to Dravid, 2 runs, driven past midoff, to long off

45.3

Odoyo to Dravid, FOUR, full toss. comes down the track and driven past the bowler!

45.4

Odoyo to Dravid, no run, outside the off. slower ball. beaten attempting to cut the ball late

45.5

Odoyo to Dravid, 2 runs, full toss, played to deep point

gets into the 90s

45.6

Odoyo to Dravid, 1 run, pulled to deep midwicket

4 overs left. India should cross 300 here easily

End of over 46 (9 runs) India 282/2
R Dravid    91* (98b 9x4)      TM Odoyo    8-0-50-0
SR Tendulkar    109* (88b 12x4 2x6)      MO Odumbe    6-0-38-0

46.1

Odumbe to Dravid, no run, on the stumps. Dravid attempted a late cut. inner edged to short fineleg

46.2

Odumbe to Dravid, 1 run, taken on the full toss, inside out to deep midoff

46.3

Odumbe to Tendulkar, no run, Tendulkar comes down the track. Odumbe bowls short intelligently. pushed to midwicket. Dravid runs and slips but gets back to his position safely

46.4

Odumbe to Tendulkar, FOUR, full toss, played over extra cover fence

46.5

Odumbe to Tendulkar, FOUR, down the legs, sweeps. top edged over fineleg

partnership reaches 199!

46.6

Odumbe to Tendulkar, FOUR, outside the off, amazing shot! he used the bat like a magician and twisted the ball towards fine thirdman fence

203 runs partnership Dravid 8 runs short of his century. 3 overs left

End of over 47 (13 runs) India 295/2
SR Tendulkar    121* (92b 15x4 2x6)      MO Odumbe    7-0-51-0
R Dravid    92* (100b 9x4)      TM Odoyo    8-0-50-0

47.1

Odoyo to Dravid, 2 runs, down the track, played to deep extra covers. Tendulkar saw the throw going wild and calls for a second run

47.2

Odoyo to Dravid, 1 run, played to deep midwicket

47.3

Odoyo to Tendulkar, 2 runs, full toss, played to deep midon, quick running

300 up for India

47.4

Odoyo to Tendulkar, 1 run, bat & pads in front of the crease, quick run

47.5

Odoyo to Dravid, 1 run, down the track, mishits onto his pads. quick run

47.6

Odoyo to Tendulkar, 2 runs, inside out, to deep midoff

2 more overs left

End of over 48 (9 runs) India 304/2
SR Tendulkar    126* (95b 15x4 2x6)      TM Odoyo    9-0-59-0
R Dravid    96* (103b 9x4)      MO Odumbe    7-0-51-0

48.1

Odumbe to Dravid, 1 run, outside the off, played to covers. quick and risky run. they make it as the throw misses the stumps

48.2

Odumbe to Tendulkar, 1 run, played to deep midon

48.3

Odumbe to Dravid, 1 leg bye, rapped on the pads, to short thirdman

48.4

Odumbe to Tendulkar, FOUR, reverse swept/pulled to deep backward square leg!

48.5

Odumbe to Tendulkar, 1 run, played to covers

48.6

Odumbe to Dravid, 1 run, played to deep midoff

last over coming up. Dravid is two short of his century

End of over 49 (9 runs) India 313/2
R Dravid    98* (106b 9x4)      MO Odumbe    8-0-59-0
SR Tendulkar    132* (98b 16x4 2x6)      TM Odoyo    9-0-59-0

49.1

Angara to Dravid, 1 run, played to deep midwicket

49.2

Angara to Tendulkar, 1 run, played uppishly to deep backward square leg. Sheikh drops the catch

49.3

Angara to Dravid, 1 run, down the track, edged to short thirdman. gets to his century

49.4

Angara to Tendulkar, 1 run, played to covers

last two balls coming up

49.5

Angara to Dravid, FOUR, inside edge down the legside. to fineleg

49.6

Angara to Dravid, 2 wides, way outside the off, keeper misses and they cross over for a run

one more ball left and Tendulkar will face

49.6

Angara to Tendulkar, SIX, full toss, pulled over deep midwicket!

what an amazing innings! 140* off only 101 balls ably supported by Dravid Kenya thoroughly brutalised after a fantastic spell from Martin Suji Indian team on the field Kenyan openers on as well

End of over 50 (16 runs) India 329/2
SR Tendulkar    140* (101b 16x4 3x6)      JO Angara    7-0-66-0
R Dravid    104* (109b 10x4)      MO Odumbe    8-0-59-0
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Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid scored unbeaten hundreds as India pulverized Kenya, 15th match: India v Kenya, Bristol, May 23, 1999

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