NatWest Series [India in England] - 3rd ODI

England v India

England won by 3 wickets (with 7 balls remaining) (D/L method)

6.5

Anderson to Raina, 1 wide, Anderson wants to give Raina a short one first up but mis-directs it down leg side

6.5

Anderson to Raina, no run, Raina comes forward to a good length ball and defends towards the bowler

6.6

Anderson to Raina, no run, huge appeal for lbw after Raina offers no shot and is hit on the pad while standing inside his crease. That might have been a bit high, or it might have pitched outside leg stump. Definitely too close to try and leave.

India 14/3   SK Raina 0* (2b)

8.1

Anderson to Raina, 1 run, short of a length and a bit straight, Raina gets off the mark by nudging off his hips towards square

8.4

Anderson to Raina, no run, defended from the crease towards the off side

8.5

Anderson to Raina, 1 run, Raina moves back and pushes a good length ball towards midwicket

India 19/3   SK Raina 2* (5b)

9.1

Bresnan to Raina, no run, good length delivery seaming across the left-hander, left alone by Raina

9.2

Bresnan to Raina, no run, similar line and length and Raina lets it go again

9.3

Bresnan to Raina, no run, Bresnan pitches outside off and slants the ball way, Raina strides forward and lifts his bat out of the way

9.4

Bresnan to Raina, FOUR, finally there's a boundary and it's greeted with loud cheers. Raina hops across in his crease and fends awkwardly at a short ball that rises into his ribs. He gets an edge down leg side and Kieswetter can't catch it.

9.5

Bresnan to Raina, no run, whoa, Raina tries to send that ball into orbit with a mighty heave aimed over the midwicket boundary. The length is good from Bresnan and Raina connects with nothing. The ball passes over middle stump.

9.6

Bresnan to Raina, 2 runs, Raina moves across to a full ball and clips it towards deep square

India 25/3   SK Raina 8* (11b 1x4)

11.1

Bresnan to Raina, no run, Bresnan continues to give very little, pitching on a good length around off, Raina defends from his crease

11.2

Bresnan to Raina, no run, Bresnan pitches on a good length outside off and seams it away from the left-hander sharply, Raina pushes forward without any conviction and gets beaten by a long way

11.3

Bresnan to Raina, no run, Raina chooses to play from his crease and nudges towards square

11.4

Bresnan to Raina, no run, short of a length outside off, Raina sways out of the way

11.5

Bresnan to Raina, no run, Raina stays rooted to his crease and pokes at one that pitches short of a length and seams away from him. Beaten again.

11.6

Bresnan to Raina, no run, Raina now takes a huge stride forward and shoulders arms to one that slants across him

India 29/4   SK Raina 8* (17b 1x4)

12.5

Anderson to Raina, SIX, he's teed off! Raina finally gets one in his hitting zone, a fullish ball on middle stump, and he launches it high and far over the midwicket boundary. Huge hit

12.6

Anderson to Raina, no run, defended on the off side

India 36/4   SK Raina 14* (19b 1x4 1x6)

13.6

Dernbach to Raina, 1 run, full ball on leg and middle, Raina leans forward and places the ball wide of mid-on

India 42/4   SK Raina 15* (20b 1x4 1x6)

14.1

Broad to Raina, 2 runs, fuller ball on middle stump, Raina moves forward and pushes the ball through midwicket

14.2

Broad to Raina, 1 run, width offered outside off, Raina stays back, moves towards the off and opens the face to guide behind point

14.4

Broad to Raina, 2 runs, Raina moves across in his crease and flicks a length ball from leg and middle through square

14.5

Broad to Raina, no run, Raina tries to defend but gets a thick outside edge towards point

14.6

Broad to Raina, no run, Broad pitches on a good length outside off and angles the ball away, Raina lets it go

India 48/4   SK Raina 20* (25b 1x4 1x6)

15.6

Dernbach to Raina, 1 run, there's that slower ball from Dernbach, delivered from the back of the hand, Raina clips it off his pads behind square

India 54/4   SK Raina 21* (26b 1x4 1x6)

16.1

Broad to Raina, no run, short of a length delivery pitches around off and seams away from Raina who stays on the back foot and pokes, he gets beaten

16.2

Broad to Raina, no run, fuller length, drawing Raina into the front-foot drive away from the body and beating the bat with seam movement away from the left-hander

16.3

Broad to Raina, no run, now Raina tries to cut a length ball that's much too close to his body, he gets beaten again

16.4

Broad to Raina, no run, good length close to off stump, Raina stays in his crease and lets the ball pass

16.5

Broad to Raina, no run, good length once again close to off stump, a touch on the fuller side, Raina shoulders arms

16.6

Broad to Raina, no run, Broad completes a maiden over with a good length ball outside off, Raina lifts his bat out of the way

India 54/4   SK Raina 21* (32b 1x4 1x6)

17.5

Dernbach to Raina, no run, Raina stays in his crease to block and gets an inside edge on to the pad

17.6

Dernbach to Raina, no run, a slower ball, defended on the front foot towards the off side

India 55/4   SK Raina 21* (34b 1x4 1x6)

18.5

Broad to Raina, no run, Raina moves back and across to defend on the leg side

18.6

Broad to Raina, OUT, caught behind! A rubbish shot. Broad pitched short around middle and off and angled the ball away from the left-hander. Raina cleared his front foot out of the way and slogged, aiming for deep midwicket. He was trying to pull from miles outside off and got an edge through the the wicketkeeper. Hideous shot.

SK Raina c †Kieswetter b Broad 21 (54m 36b 1x4 1x6) SR: 58.33

India 58/5   SK Raina 21 (36b 1x4 1x6)
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England won by 6 wickets (with 10 balls remaining) (D/L method)
England v India at Lord's - Sep 11, 2011
Match tied (D/L method)
England v India at The Oval - Sep 9, 2011
England won by 3 wickets (with 7 balls remaining) (D/L method)
England v India at Southampton - Sep 6, 2011
England won by 7 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)
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Sep 9, 2011

Ravi Bopara anchored England's chase with 40 from 41 deliveries, England v India, 3rd ODI, The Oval, September 9 2011

Ravi Bopara anchored England's chase with 40 from 41 deliveries

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Sep 9, 2011

Graeme Swann celebrates hitting the winning runs against India, England v India, 3rd ODI, The Oval, September 9 2011

Graeme Swann celebrates hitting the winning runs against India

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