NatWest Series [India in England] - 3rd ODI

England v India

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

22.1

Swann to Dhoni, no run, Dhoni nudges on the front foot towards midwicket

22.2

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

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

22.6

Swann to Dhoni, no run, what was that? Dhoni pushes forward and then tries to close the face to one a fair bit outside off stump, he gets a leading edge that would have been caught by short cover, had there been one

India 70/5   GP Swann 1-0-2-0

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

24.3

Swann to Dhoni, no run, Dhoni moves forward and pushes the ball towards cover

24.4

Swann to Dhoni, no run, Dhoni once again gets a leading edge while just trying to push the ball on the leg side, it falls short of the bowler

24.5

Swann to Dhoni, 1 run, pushed down the ground towards long-off

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   GP Swann 2-0-4-0

26.1

Swann to Dhoni, 2 runs, Dhoni comes down to the pitch of the ball and closes the face to push the ball towards the vacant space in front of square leg

26.2

Swann to Dhoni, no run, Swann slows it up and beats Dhoni's prod outside off

26.3

Swann to Dhoni, no run, Dhoni nudges behind square and sets off, Jadeja sends him back, Dhoni makes it just in time and turns around and gives his partner a stare

26.4

Swann to Dhoni, 2 runs, this time the running is superb after Dhoni pushes the ball towards the empty space at square leg, Swann looks at the fielder running in from the deep rather unkindly

26.5

Swann to Dhoni, 2 runs, driven wide of the fielder at long off and again Jadeja runs superbly to return for the second

26.6

Swann to Dhoni, 1 run, only the single this time after Dhoni pushes off the front foot towards long-off

India 85/5   GP Swann 3-0-11-0

28.1

Swann to Dhoni, 1 run, Dhoni nudges off his pads towards square and scampers the single

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

28.3

Swann to Dhoni, no run, played back to the bowler from the crease

28.4

Swann to Dhoni, 2 runs, that's short and wide outside off stump, Dhoni goes back and cuts hard, there's a fielder in the deep though

28.5

Swann to Dhoni, 1 run, Dhoni moves out of his crease to push towards long-on and continues running after making contact

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   GP Swann 4-0-16-0

30.1

Swann to Dhoni, 1 run, played off the pads on the back foot towards square

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   GP Swann 5-0-21-0

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

32.5

Swann to Dhoni, 1 run, Dhoni goes back to a shorter ball and swats it towards long-off

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   GP Swann 6-0-23-0

34.1

Swann to Dhoni, no run, defended on the front foot on the off side

34.2

Swann to Dhoni, no run, pushed off the back foot towards cover

34.3

Swann to Dhoni, no run, Dhoni comes forward and plays the ball towards midwicket

34.4

Swann to Dhoni, 1 run, shorter length and Dhoni swats towards long-on

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   GP Swann 7-0-25-0

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

36.5

Swann to Dhoni, no run, played off the front foot towards extra cover

36.6

Swann to Dhoni, no run, Dhoni moves forward and pushes towards mid-on, midwicket cuts it off

India 137/5   GP Swann 8-0-26-0

38.1

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

38.2

Swann to Dhoni, 1 run, pushed down the ground towards long on for one

38.3

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

38.4

Swann to Dhoni, no run, defended from the crease towards the leg side

38.5

Swann to Dhoni, no run, pushed towards midwicket off the front foot

38.6

Swann to Dhoni, 1 run, Dhoni lunges forward and drives towards point

India 144/5   GP Swann 9-0-30-0

40.1

Swann to Dhoni, no run, Dhoni steps forward to tuck defensively to midwicket

40.2

Swann to Dhoni, no run, cracking delivery! Swann tosses up a perfect offspinner outside off and Dhoni is very nearly bowled through the gate as it rips in off the surface. Saved by an inside edge and a hint of pad

40.3

Swann to Dhoni, no run, Dhoni responds with caution, tapping into the off side

40.4

Swann to Dhoni, no run, the arm ball this time from Swann, and the ball squirts off the outer half of Dhoni's bat towards point

40.5

Swann to Dhoni, no run, nicely flighted once again by Swann, Dhoni lunging forward to drive back to the bowler

40.6

Swann to Dhoni, 1 run, a slapped drive sends the ball racing down to long-off, but there's a man down there so it's just the single

India 151/5   GP Swann 10-0-31-0
Series Results
England v India at Cardiff - Sep 16, 2011
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)
England v India at Chester-le-Street - Sep 3, 2011
No result
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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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