India tour of England, Only T20I: England v India at Manchester, Aug 31, 2011
England won by 6 wickets (with 3 balls remaining)
31 August 2011 - night match (20-over match)
1.1

Vinay Kumar to Pietersen, 2 runs, starts well outside off and Pietersen runs across his stumps to flip to leg

1.2

Vinay Kumar to Pietersen, 2 runs, no midwicket in place so Pietersen works a straightish ball away for a couple

1.3

Vinay Kumar to Pietersen, 1 run, bowler misfields to allow Pietersen a single for his punch-drive. All of which means Kieswetter finally gets to face a ball

1.4

Vinay Kumar to Kieswetter, no run, very solid defence of his off stump. Good line from Vinay, though

1.5

Vinay Kumar to Kieswetter, 1 run, Kieswetter is away by chopping down to third man

1.6

Vinay Kumar to Pietersen, 1 leg bye, big appeal as Pietersen is struck in front of the stumps on the pads. But he'd charged half-way down. And outside the line, to be fair. Still, Pietersen hasn't really got going yet

England 10/1   R Vinay Kumar 1-0-6-0
4.1

Vinay Kumar to Pietersen, 1 run, pushed to the off side for a quick single

4.2

Vinay Kumar to Kieswetter, no run, Kieswetter aims big and gets little. Nothing in fact. Walked outside leg to try and launch over cover but ended up with nothing but inside edge

4.3

Vinay Kumar to Kieswetter, FOUR, ah much better from Kieswetter. Calmer. Gave himself just a little bit of room and punched a drive through the off-side ring

4.4

Vinay Kumar to Kieswetter, no run, play and a miss as Kieswetter flays at fresh air

4.5

Vinay Kumar to Kieswetter, FOUR, Kieswetter ran very far outside leg stump and ended up having to really reach for this outside off. Still he timed it very firmly through the off side and Rohit dives over the ball on the boundary. Not the best piece of fielding

4.6

Vinay Kumar to Kieswetter, no run, after boundaries from (semi) controlled shots, Kieswetter reverts to hacking and mistimes it

England 43/1   R Vinay Kumar 2-0-15-0
17.1

Vinay Kumar to Patel, 1 run, not the most perfect piece of timing from Samit. Thuds a low full toss to long-off

17.2

Vinay Kumar to Bopara, no run, Bopara tried to give himself room outside leg to smash through off bit couldn't time the shot. Valuable dot ball and the pressure heaps back onto Bopara

17.3

Vinay Kumar to Bopara, 1 run, Bopara called two when he hit it but his leg-side clip went straight to deep midwicket

17.4

Vinay Kumar to Patel, 2 runs, again a top-edged slugs plugs into space. Samit tried to heave it leg side but could't get it ideally

17.5

Vinay Kumar to Patel, 2 runs, Samit down the pitch to smash wide of long-off, who slips momentarily and allows Bopara to return to the non-striker's end for a sharp two

17.6

Vinay Kumar to Patel, 1 run, Samit down the wicket to drive down the ground for a single

England 153/4   R Vinay Kumar 3-0-22-0
19.1

Vinay Kumar to Patel, 1 wide, wide given. Ooh, that's a harsh call. Samit backed away so Vinay went full and well outside off. It was within the wide-guideline marks though

19.1

Vinay Kumar to Patel, FOUR, boundary! Sweet relief but pure luck for England. Samit backed away, bottom edged and it sped past a diving Dhoni away. Five from five!

19.2

Vinay Kumar to Patel, FOUR, that will be it! Samit backs away and gets more of this. Squeezed off the top-toe-edge and flew wide of Dhoni and away for four to third man!

19.3

Vinay Kumar to Patel, FOUR, finally Samit times one perfectly and finishes it in style! Down the track and smashes it over cover away for four. Punched the air a good four times, clearly meant plenty to him

England 169/4   R Vinay Kumar 3.3-0-35-0
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