NatWest Series [India in England] - 3rd ODI

England v India

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

19.5

Dernbach to Jadeja, no run, he gets behind the line of a short of a length ball and defends with a straight bat off the back foot

19.6

Dernbach to Jadeja, 1 run, Jadeja cuts a short and wide ball towards third man to retain strike

India 60/5   RA Jadeja 1* (2b)

20.1

Broad to Jadeja, no run, edged but it falls short of second slip. Jadeja pushed at a good length ball from his crease

20.2

Broad to Jadeja, no run, edged but it falls well short of the keeper. Broad pitches on a good length and seams it away from Jadeja who stays in his crease and pokes. Or was that pad?

20.3

Broad to Jadeja, no run, defended on the back foot towards cover

20.4

Broad to Jadeja, no run, defended on the back foot towards the bowler

20.5

Broad to Jadeja, FOUR, shot! Jadeja stays in his crease and with minimal movement of the body manages to punch the ball through cover, he was well balanced and timed it properly

20.6

Broad to Jadeja, no run, Jadeja punches the ball off the back foot towards point where Bell dives to his left and cuts it off

India 64/5   RA Jadeja 5* (8b 1x4)

21.3

Dernbach to Jadeja, 1 run, short of a length and straight, defended on the back foot

21.6

Dernbach to Jadeja, no run, defended on the back foot towards point

India 68/5   RA Jadeja 6* (10b 1x4)

22.3

Swann to Jadeja, no run, Swann goes round the wicket and angles into the left-hander, Jadeja defends

22.4

Swann to Jadeja, no run, Jadeja tries to drive a full ball off the pads on the leg side but misses

22.5

Swann to Jadeja, 1 run, pushed on the front foot on the off

India 70/5   RA Jadeja 7* (13b 1x4)

23.1

Broad to Jadeja, 1 run, Jadeja stands tall on the back foot, rides the bounce and opens the face to guide towards third man

23.3

Broad to Jadeja, no run, defended on the back foot towards the off side, played that with a straighter bat

23.4

Broad to Jadeja, 2 runs, Jadeja once again stands tall on the back foot, getting on top of the bounce and guiding it towards third man. Quick running between the wickets

23.5

Broad to Jadeja, no run, another sharp short ball, Jadeja jumps up, takes one hand off the bat and fends it down

23.6

Broad to Jadeja, 1 run, he's handling these short balls well, much better than Raina did. Jadeja gets on his toes and opens the face to steer towards third man

India 75/5   RA Jadeja 11* (18b 1x4)

24.1

Swann to Jadeja, no run, defended on the front foot on the leg side

24.2

Swann to Jadeja, 1 run, Jadeja moves forward and nudges the ball towards square

24.6

Swann to Jadeja, no run, bowled quick on off and middle from round the wicket, played back to the bowler on the front foot

India 77/5   RA Jadeja 12* (21b 1x4)

25.2

Broad to Jadeja, no run, Broad bowls a fuller length to Jadeja this time and he beats the bat as the batsman plays from his crease

25.3

Broad to Jadeja, no run, Broad hits a good length and slants the ball away from the left-hander, Jadeja tries to cut but misses

25.4

Broad to Jadeja, no run, punched off the back foot towards cover

25.5

Broad to Jadeja, no run, good length around off stump, Jadeja drives past extra cover but not past mid-off running to his right

25.6

Broad to Jadeja, no run, short of a length and straight, Jadeja stays on the back foot and punches the ball towards cover

India 78/5   RA Jadeja 12* (26b 1x4)

27.2

Broad to Jadeja, no run, driven front the crease towards mid-off

27.3

Broad to Jadeja, 1 run, punched off the front foot through cover, where Stokes can't make a clean stop

27.5

Broad to Jadeja, FOUR, fuller length on middle and off stump, Jadeja makes a bit of room by moving towards leg and plays a flowing drive on the up through cover. Good looking shot but it's risky

27.6

Broad to Jadeja, FOUR, short ball around off and Jadeja stands tall in his crease and cuts it down to the third-man boundary

India 96/5   RA Jadeja 21* (30b 3x4)

28.2

Swann to Jadeja, 1 run, another quick single after Jadeja pushes the ball off the front foot towards point, Kieswetter has to run after it

28.6

Swann to Jadeja, no run, Swann gets the ball to turn away from the left-hander after pitching outside off and beats the attempted cut

India 101/5   RA Jadeja 22* (32b 3x4)

29.3

Bopara to Jadeja, 1 run, Jadeja tries to drive away from his body and edges a full ball down to third man

29.5

Bopara to Jadeja, no run, played back to the bowler from the crease

29.6

Bopara to Jadeja, FOUR, he's playing some good drives. This one is caressed through cover off the front foot and placed wide of the fielder in the deep

India 109/5   RA Jadeja 27* (35b 4x4)

30.2

Swann to Jadeja, no run, angles the ball into middle and leg, Jadeja blocks

30.3

Swann to Jadeja, no run, defended watchfully on the front foot

30.4

Swann to Jadeja, FOUR, shot! Not much room to work with outside off and the pace was quicker as well, Jadeja moves back, waits late and cuts the ball past short third man

30.5

Swann to Jadeja, no run, that's cut from in front of the stumps towards backward point. Dangerous shot.

30.6

Swann to Jadeja, no run, defended towards the bowler

India 114/5   RA Jadeja 31* (40b 5x4)

32.1

Swann to Jadeja, no run, pushed on the leg side off the front foot

32.2

Swann to Jadeja, no run, defended off the back foot

32.3

Swann to Jadeja, no run, played off the back foot behind point

32.4

Swann to Jadeja, 1 run, bowled much slower by Swann, Jadeja waits and drives towards long on

32.6

Swann to Jadeja, 1 leg bye, nudged off the front foot just behind square and Jadeja responds quickly to Dhoni's call

India 125/5   RA Jadeja 32* (45b 5x4)

33.1

Bresnan to Jadeja, 1 run, full ball wide outside off stump, Jadeja plays a flowing drive off the front foot through cover point

33.3

Bresnan to Jadeja, 1 run, Jadeja opens the face to guide a length ball towards third man

33.6

Bresnan to Jadeja, no run, Jadeja stands in his crease and throws his bat at a short of a length ball that angles across him, he gets beaten by the bounce

India 129/5   RA Jadeja 34* (48b 5x4)

34.5

Swann to Jadeja, no run, bowled straight on middle stump, Jadeja defends from deep in his crease

34.6

Swann to Jadeja, 1 run, worked off the pads through square. "One, one," yells someone. I suspect it was Swann.

India 131/5   RA Jadeja 35* (50b 5x4)

35.1

Bresnan to Jadeja, no run, shorter length with width outside off stump, cut towards point

35.2

Bresnan to Jadeja, no run, played from the crease towards mid-on

35.3

Bresnan to Jadeja, 1 run, played towards midwicket

35.5

Bresnan to Jadeja, 1 run, played towards third man for a single

India 136/5   RA Jadeja 37* (54b 5x4)

36.1

Swann to Jadeja, no run, Swann drifts down leg side, Jadeja plays off his pads to short fine leg

36.2

Swann to Jadeja, no run, full ball angling into the left-hander, Jadeja drives to midwicket

36.3

Swann to Jadeja, no run, Jadeja tries to play on the leg side but gets hit on the pad

36.4

Swann to Jadeja, 1 run, driven towards long-on from the crease

India 137/5   RA Jadeja 38* (58b 5x4)

37.1

Dernbach to Jadeja, 1 run, Jadeja uses the width from Dernbach from round the stumps to steer the ball towards third man

37.4

Dernbach to Jadeja, no run, played towards point where Bell makes a diving save

37.5

Dernbach to Jadeja, 1 run, Dernbach angles the ball into the left-hander from round the wicket, driven from the crease through cover

India 140/5   RA Jadeja 40* (61b 5x4)

38.1

Swann to Jadeja, 1 run, Jadeja strides to defend but gets an inside edge on the leg side

38.3

Swann to Jadeja, 1 run, Jadeja strides forward and drives towards long-on

India 143/5   RA Jadeja 42* (63b 5x4)

39.2

Dernbach to Jadeja, no run, short ball outside off stump, Jadeja lets it go

39.3

Dernbach to Jadeja, 1 wide, the slower ball but it's down leg side

39.3

Dernbach to Jadeja, no run, defended on the back foot towards the off

39.4

Dernbach to Jadeja, 1 run, good length, angling into the left-hander, Jadeja plays to point and sprints, the throw at the bowler's end scatters the pigeons

India 147/5   RA Jadeja 43* (66b 5x4)

41.3

Broad to Jadeja, no run, perhaps just a little short of a good length, but Broad does at least keep Jadeja quiet as the ball is dinked to midwicket. Jadeja's barely scored a run on the leg side in this innings

41.4

Broad to Jadeja, 1 wide, ah, mis-directed down the leg side by Broad, Kieswetter shuffling quickly across to take

41.4

Broad to Jadeja, 1 wide, Broad has lost his radar here as another delivery is floated harmlessly down the leg side

41.4

Broad to Jadeja, 2 runs, a better line, but it does allow Jadeja to force on the up through point for a couple, taking this partnership to 100

41.5

Broad to Jadeja, 1 run, an angled bat sends the ball bouncing down to third man, and another single is added to the total

India 159/5   RA Jadeja 46* (69b 5x4)

42.1

Anderson to Jadeja, 1 run, length ball on leg and middle, pushed towards midwicket from the crease

42.3

Anderson to Jadeja, 1 run, played of the back foot towards mid-on

42.5

Anderson to Jadeja, no run, full ball around off, Jadeja drives towards cover

42.6

Anderson to Jadeja, FOUR, Anderson gifts Jadeja his fifty with one on the pads, Jadeja accepts and glances to the fine-leg boundary

India 167/5   RA Jadeja 52* (73b 6x4)

43.3

Dernbach to Jadeja, no run, terrific slower ball, cramps Jadeja for room with the angle from round the wicket, Jadeja defends

43.4

Dernbach to Jadeja, 1 run, another slower ball, and it's a yorker as well, Jadeja digs it out towards cover

India 169/5   RA Jadeja 53* (75b 6x4)

44.2

Bresnan to Jadeja, no run, Jadeja tries to drive through the off side but can't find the gap

44.3

Bresnan to Jadeja, 1 run, driven from the crease towards mid-off

44.5

Bresnan to Jadeja, 1 run, full ball on middle, Jadeja makes room and drives towards mid-off, where Cook is a bit deep

India 173/6   RA Jadeja 55* (78b 6x4)

45.5

Dernbach to Jadeja, FOUR, that's a slower ball, but it's on leg stump and Jadeja's ready and waiting, he swings it high towards deep backward square for a one-bounce four

45.6

Dernbach to Jadeja, FOUR, that's a faster one, full outside off, Jadeja makes room and blasts it through the off side to make it 19 off the over

India 193/6   RA Jadeja 63* (80b 8x4)

46.2

Bresnan to Jadeja, 1 run, in the blockhole around off stump, driven from the crease towards mid-off

46.6

Bresnan to Jadeja, no run, that's down the leg side but the umpire indicates it brushed Jadeja on the way through to Kieswetter

India 202/6   RA Jadeja 64* (82b 8x4)

47.2

Anderson to Jadeja, FOUR, full ball around off stump, Jadeja stays in his crease and blasts it flat and over the head of the fielder at mid-off

47.3

Anderson to Jadeja, FOUR, and again! The fielder at mid-off is a bit wide and Jadeja hits through Anderson's full line to the long-off boundary

47.4

Anderson to Jadeja, 2 runs, the slower ball and Jadeja cuts from his stumps to short third man, the throw from Bresnan at the bowler's end concedes an overthrow

47.5

Anderson to Jadeja, 1 run, Jadeja flays the full ball back at Anderson, who sticks his shoe out and deflects the ball towards mid-off

India 214/6   RA Jadeja 75* (86b 10x4)

48.1

Broad to Jadeja, 1 run, Jadeja lofts a fuller ball towards long-on

48.6

Broad to Jadeja, 2 runs, a full toss but Jadeja mis-times the hit towards long-on, Jadeja goes back for the second and makes his ground before the stumps are broken by Kieswetter

India 228/6   RA Jadeja 78* (88b 10x4)

49.2

Dernbach to Jadeja, OUT, that's the second slower ball and Jadeja gets under it and sends it into orbit. He's hit it miles in the air down the ground but not far enough. Bell settles under the ball a few feet inside the boundary at long-on

RA Jadeja c Bell b Dernbach 78 (132m 89b 10x4 0x6) SR: 87.64

India 229/7   RA Jadeja 78 (89b 10x4)
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England won by 6 wickets (with 10 balls remaining) (D/L method)
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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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