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)

Swann to Rahane, 1 run, tossed up on middle and leg, Rahane drives to long-on for one.


Swann to Dravid, 1 run, turns into Dravid from outside off and he guides the cut into the deep for one more.


Swann to Rahane, FOUR, the Rahane exhibition continues. India's got talent. He skips out again, gets close to the pitch and then does some subcontinental magic with the wrists to send the ball packing through the covers.


Swann to Rahane, 2 runs, even better, he hangs back this time as Swann shortens the length and dabs him late through third man. Fine shot, in more ways than one.


Swann to Rahane, 1 run, tosses up again, Rahane drives down the ground for a single.


Swann to Dravid, 1 run, Kieswetter fluffs a straight forward stumping! Dravid charges out, and is beaten by the floater that drifts away outside off. The keeper can't collect.

India 65/1   GP Swann 1-0-10-0

Swann to Rahane, 2 runs, Rahane jumps out again, and slams Swann down the ground. Monster work from the man at long-off to cut off the boundary.


Swann to Rahane, 1 run, he's toying with Swann's lengths here. hangs back and steers through third man with the latest of dabs for a single.


Swann to Dravid, 1 run, Dravid looking like a fish in a desert here. Looks to slog through the leg side, it doesn't come off and they get a single.


Swann to Rahane, 2 runs, short and wide, Rahane places the cut superbly to pick up a couple to the right of third-man.


Swann to Rahane, 1 run, Rahane nudges a ball on middle and off with the spin through the leg side.


Swann to Dravid, 1 run, Dravid's timing has been so poor he can't even mis-hit properly. Another leg side hoick goes wrong, and it doesn't carry to the man at deep midwicket.

India 79/1   GP Swann 2-0-18-0

Swann to Raina, FOUR, he got out to Swann 3 times in the Tests, including for a pair at the Oval, but he's hit him for four straight away here. Lovely shot too, he chips out, gets to the flight and drives him inside out through cover.


Swann to Raina, 1 run, fuller ball on middle and leg, Raina drives down the ground for one.


Swann to Sharma, 1 run, tossed up outside off, and the languid Rohit gets it away through midwicket for a single.


Swann to Raina, 1 run, tossed up juicily outside off, Raina looks to drive, but can't quite time it. Single down the ground, nevertheless.


Swann to Sharma, no run, lovely stuff, back of a length outside off and breaking in, Rohit pops it to the off side.


Swann to Sharma, OUT, boy, did Rohit look lazy there? He dawdles past an offbreak that goes through the bat pad gap, Kieswetter is dozing away as well and doesn't collect it, but he has enough time to make amends as Rohit turns back slowly. India digging the kind of hole they found themselves in several times in the Tests.

RG Sharma st †Kieswetter b Swann 1 (7m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

India 117/5   GP Swann 3-0-25-1

Swann to Dhoni, no run, flighted outside off and turning in, Dhoni drives it back to the bowler.


Swann to Dhoni, 1 run, that turned enough to land at Lord's! Dhoni manages to force it to the leg side and pinch a single.


Swann to Raina, no run, flighted outside off, Raina drives straight to mid-off.


Swann to Raina, no run, again finds the fielder as he drives a full ball into the covers.


Swann to Raina, 1 run, Raina pitches tent and goes for the good old heave-ho through the leg side. Doesn't middle it, but he gets a single to deep midwicket.


Swann to Dhoni, 1 run, flat ball on Dhoni's off stump and he winkles it into the leg side for a single.

India 132/5   GP Swann 4-0-28-1





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