NatWest Series [India in England] - 3rd ODI

England v India

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

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

14.3

Broad to Dhoni, 1 leg bye, Dhoni moves forward to defend but gets hit on the thigh by one that nips back from a good length around off stump

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   SCJ Broad 1-0-5-0

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   SCJ Broad 2-1-5-0

18.1

Broad to Dhoni, no run, Dhoni moves forward to drive a full ball but can't beat mid-on

18.2

Broad to Dhoni, 2 runs, Dhoni moves across to glance a short of a length ball off his hips towards fine leg where Steven Finn, the substitute, makes a sliding save

18.3

Broad to Dhoni, no run, fuller length on middle and leg, Dhoni moves across in his crease and pushes towards midwicket

18.4

Broad to Dhoni, 1 run, Dhoni uses the angle into him to nudge the ball through square, Dhoni seemed to want a second, Raina did not

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   SCJ Broad 3-1-8-1

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   SCJ Broad 4-1-12-1

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

23.2

Broad to Dhoni, 1 run, Dhoni strides forward and opens the face to guide a full ball behind point

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   SCJ Broad 5-1-17-1

25.1

Broad to Dhoni, 1 run, nudged off the back foot towards square leg

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   SCJ Broad 6-1-18-1

27.1

Broad to Dhoni, 1 run, played off the back foot towards cover and Jadeja would have been a goner had Anderson hit at the striker's end

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

27.4

Broad to Dhoni, 1 run, pushed towards cover and they set off again! Risky run but the fielder can't hit the stumps at the bowler's end.

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   SCJ Broad 7-1-29-1

41.1

Broad to Dhoni, 2 runs, Dhoni is on the hop as he scythes a cut behind square, third man sprinting round the boundary to stop the shot

41.2

Broad to Dhoni, 1 run, a hint of nip off this good surface, the ball coming in to Dhoni as he stays deep in his crease and nudges to long-on

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

41.6

Broad to Dhoni, no run, pushed back down the track to end the over, Broad fielding in his follow through

India 159/5   SCJ Broad 8-1-37-1

48.1

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

48.2

Broad to Ashwin, 2 runs, a full toss and Ashwin smashes it towards wide long-on, where Anderson does the fielding

48.3

Broad to Ashwin, FOUR, Ashwin has certainly worked on his batting, he used to be a bit of a mug. He moves across his stumps and scoops a low full toss over the head of the man at short fine leg

48.4

Broad to Ashwin, no run, in the blockhole outside off stump, Ashwin gets beaten

48.5

Broad to Ashwin, 1 run, full and wide outside off, Ashwin reaches for it and cuts to third man

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   SCJ Broad 9-1-47-1
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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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