India tour of England, 1st ODI: England v India at Chester-le-Street, Sep 3, 2011
3 September 2011 (50-over match)
0.1

Anderson to PA Patel, 1 run, clear signs of swing as Parthiv chips one off his pads to fine leg

0.2

Anderson to Rahane, no run, outside off, good line, a bit of wobble through the air. Encouraging early signs for England

0.3

Anderson to Rahane, 2 runs, clipped firmly into the leg side. A bit of a chase from midwicket and Rahane is up and running

0.4

Anderson to Rahane, 1 run, a fraction leg-sided, asking the ball to do too much, and clipped off the pads once again

0.5

Anderson to PA Patel, no run, solidly forward, blocked out to cover

0.6

Anderson to PA Patel, no run, back of a length, defended down into the crease. Good lift on that delivery

India 4/0   JM Anderson 1-0-4-0
2.1

Anderson to Rahane, no run, outside off, poked to point and well snaffled with a dive

2.2

Anderson to Rahane, no run, defended on the back foot, more subtle signs of swing

2.3

Anderson to Rahane, no run, there's the one that nips the other way. Good bowling, but it was always going over the top as it rapped Rahane's pads, and there's no appeal

2.4

Anderson to Rahane, no run, firmly forward to smother the outswing

2.5

Anderson to Rahane, 1 run, nips into the right-hander, and is whipped off the hip for another single

2.6

Anderson to PA Patel, no run, clipped to midwicket

India 7/0   JM Anderson 2-0-5-0
4.1

Anderson to PA Patel, no run, clipped to square leg but there's no way through

4.2

Anderson to PA Patel, no run, awkward lift from back of a length. Defended slightly airily back down the wicket

4.3

Anderson to PA Patel, no run, pushed wide of the bowler in his followthrough but can't beat mid-on

4.4

Anderson to PA Patel, no run, there's the frustrated whoosh. Full length, nipping away, and Parthiv flings the bat at it. To no avail

4.5

Anderson to PA Patel, FOUR, driven hard down the ground, and there's India's first boundary. A much more compact stroke from Parthiv and he reaps his rewards

4.6

Anderson to PA Patel, 1 run, flicked to midwicket

India 15/0   JM Anderson 3-0-10-0
6.1

Anderson to PA Patel, 2 runs, poked into the gap

6.2

Anderson to PA Patel, no run, good delivery, holding its line outside off, and beating the edge

6.3

Anderson to PA Patel, no run, solidly forward, and pushed to cover

6.4

Anderson to PA Patel, no run, turned off the toes to midwicket, where the ball is easily intercepted

6.5

Anderson to PA Patel, 2 runs, this time, Parthiv's clip finds the gap at midwicket, but is swept up as mid-on rushes round

6.6

Anderson to PA Patel, no run, firmly drilled off the back foot, but straight to extra cover. Some authority in that stroke

India 24/0   JM Anderson 4-0-14-0
8.1

Anderson to PA Patel, no run, clipped off the pads, in the air, but just short of short midwicket

8.2

Anderson to PA Patel, no run, speedy. Parthiv bails out of a considered pull

8.3

Anderson to PA Patel, no run, round the wicket, defended on the back foot, right in front of the top of off stump

8.4

Anderson to PA Patel, no run, pushed to extra cover

8.5

Anderson to PA Patel, 1 run, turned off the toes to midwicket

8.6

Anderson to Rahane, no run, defended on the back foot, a good over

India 33/0   JM Anderson 5-0-15-0
10.1

Anderson to Rahane, no run, clunked to cover

10.2

Anderson to Rahane, 1 run, tip-and-run to Cook at wide mid-on, and a direct hit would have been close ...

10.3

Anderson to PA Patel, no run, round the wicket again to the left-hander, turned to midwicket

10.4

Anderson to PA Patel, no run, firmly into line, and defended to cover

10.5

Anderson to PA Patel, no run, two steps down the wicket and an urgent slap as Anderson drops short in response

10.6

Anderson to PA Patel, FOUR, short and misdirected, and helped round the corner. Fine leg can't cut that off, and India march on

India 48/0   JM Anderson 6-0-20-0
12.1

Anderson to PA Patel, no run, round the wicket again, tight line demands a compact stroke

12.2

Anderson to PA Patel, no run, driven into the covers and a good juggling stop from Bresnan

12.3

Anderson to PA Patel, FOUR, very cunning stuff from Parthiv! A short ball, and he sways out of line to ramp the ball up and over the slips

12.4

Anderson to PA Patel, FOUR, same region, same result! England are leaking a lot of runs behind square today. Parthiv just opened the face on that one

12.5

Anderson to PA Patel, 1 leg bye, clips the pads and they scamper through

12.6

Anderson to Rahane, no run, defended into the covers, another solid over's work from India's openers

India 67/0   JM Anderson 7-0-28-0
36.1

Anderson to Kohli, 1 run, nip off the pitch and helped round the corner with a clip off the pads

36.2

Anderson to PA Patel, 1 run, nurdled to deep square leg to bring up the 100 partnership. Very valuable indeed

36.3

Anderson to Kohli, no run, blocked on a good length, midwicket cleans up

36.4

Anderson to Kohli, 2 runs, chipped out to deep midwicket, and they go for a dicey second run, but they are safely home in the end, despite an accurate throw from the deep

36.5

Anderson to Kohli, 1 run, straighter, and punched to long-on

36.6

Anderson to PA Patel, OUT, that's the wicket! Oh dear, poor Parthiv misses his hundred. Anderson came round the wicket, and a wide delivery was too inviting for a man on 95. A wild drive, a thin snick, and Kieswetter does the rest

PA Patel c †Kieswetter b Anderson 95 (154m 107b 12x4 0x6) SR: 88.78

India 190/3   JM Anderson 8-0-33-1
38.1

Anderson to Raina, FOUR, emphatic! Full and wide, and leathered on one knee, over extra cover. Not sure he'll get many more in that slot ...

38.2

Anderson to Raina, no run, full, but straighter and slower, and poked to mid-on

38.3

Anderson to Raina, 1 run, cheekily done, a deliberate snick wide of the keeper. Third man tidies up

38.4

Anderson to Kohli, 1 run, tip-and-run outside off, a scampered single to point, and that's Kohli's fifty. Well played

38.5

Anderson to Raina, 1 run, feeding Raina's drive again, but this time there's a sweeper in place at deep cover

38.6

Anderson to Kohli, 1 run, short, and pulled firmly to deep midwicket

India 202/3   JM Anderson 9-0-41-1
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