NatWest Series [India in England] - 4th ODI

England v India

Match tied (D/L method)

13.4

Broad to Dravid, no run, Dravid is tested first ball as yet again Broad is very full and straight, but he does enough to dig it out to mid-on

13.5

Broad to Dravid, no run, on a length outside off, Dravid stepping across and leaving alone

13.6

Broad to Dravid, no run, left alone outside off once more

India 65/1   R Dravid 0* (3b)

14.3

Bresnan to Dravid, no run, Dravid comes well forward with bat and pad together in defence

14.4

Bresnan to Dravid, no run, good length from Bresnan again, Dravid is forward to defend once more

14.5

Bresnan to Dravid, no run, just a little width offered outside off, but Dravid is new to the crease and looks to guide the ball through gully. No run on offer

14.6

Bresnan to Dravid, no run, the veteran batsman comes nicely forward again, defending with the straightest of bats and a high left elbow

India 70/1   R Dravid 0* (7b)

16.1

Bresnan to Dravid, no run, presses forward and opens the face to get this one to point

16.2

Bresnan to Dravid, no run, crashed hard by Dravid but straight to point, now then

16.3

Bresnan to Dravid, 1 leg bye, trickles in to the leg side off the pads

16.5

Bresnan to Dravid, no run, width, short of a length, sitting up, Dravid gets on top of the bounce, and finds cover with the cut

16.6

Bresnan to Dravid, 1 run, gets front foot across and opens the face late to send this one from close to off to third man to get off the mark

India 77/2   R Dravid 1* (12b)

17.1

Broad to Dravid, 1 run, clipped off the pads wide of midwicket, they manage only a single though

17.6

Broad to Dravid, no run, stays in the crease beside the line and tries to guide one with an open face, finds the man at point

India 79/2   R Dravid 2* (14b)

18.4

Bresnan to Dravid, no run, arches back, gets on top of the bounce and glides it elegantly, straight to point, oh well

18.5

Bresnan to Dravid, 1 run, all that middling and finding the field makes him go hard at one too close for the cut, chops it in to the ground and hustles across for the single

India 81/2   R Dravid 3* (16b)

19.1

Broad to Dravid, no run, gets front leg out of the way and squeezes the drive off the full delivery, mid on in in the way though

19.2

Broad to Dravid, FOUR, that will go, Broad goes short of a length, Dravid arches back and pings the gap between cover and extra cover off the middle of the bat, not more than a caress really

19.3

Broad to Dravid, no run, turns this one on the leg side, cannot get it past midwicket

19.4

Broad to Dravid, 1 run, looks to get forward and hit a full one with the angle on the leg side, gets it off the inner half of the blade towards midwicket

India 86/2   R Dravid 8* (20b 1x4)

20.1

Bopara to Dravid, FOUR, that is delicate, that is late and that will find the fine third man boundary, stays beside the line to one ending on off stump, and opens the face to run it past the keeper, third man puts in the dive, in vain

20.2

Bopara to Dravid, FOUR, Bopara goes for another boundary, shortish and wide outside off, Dravid arches back and creams the cut, no chance for point, that flew, for once in to the gap

20.3

Bopara to Dravid, no run, doesn't get hold of this one, turns a fullish one speared in on the leg side

20.4

Bopara to Dravid, 1 run, leans forward and pushes for a single past extra cover

India 95/2   R Dravid 17* (24b 3x4)

21.1

Broad to Dravid, 1 run, steered to third man for a single

21.6

Broad to Dravid, no run, tight delivery close to off stump, rising a tad as Rahul opens the face and gets it to point

India 100/2   R Dravid 18* (26b 3x4)

22.6

Bopara to Dravid, no run, well forward to the pitch and driving hard, everything right, straight to mid off though

India 103/2   R Dravid 18* (27b 3x4)

23.4

Broad to Dravid, no run, that's a getaway, Dravid going for a pull to a ball that wasn't short enough, inside edge almost crashes in to the stumps

23.5

Broad to Dravid, no run, he is wandering down the track now, a rarity this from Rahul, but Broad beats him with one dug in short that moves away past the outside edge

23.6

Broad to Dravid, no run, confusion, Virat is eager for the run as Rahul cuts towards cover, and has to get back in time as his partner isn't up for the dash

India 106/2   R Dravid 18* (30b 3x4)

24.2

Anderson to Dravid, 1 run, width outside off stump, he goes for the cut, doesn't get hold of it, but enough bat and timing on it to get it down to sweeper cover

India 108/2   R Dravid 19* (31b 3x4)

25.4

Swann to Dravid, no run, gets across and whips a turning ball to midwicket from the crease

25.5

Swann to Dravid, OUT, and that is the end of Rahul as well, two in the over for Swann, tosses it up very full, Rahul pushes in the air from the crease, and the ball carries to Swann who takes a sharp low catch tumbling forward, trouble for India

R Dravid c & b Swann 19 (54m 33b 3x4 0x6) SR: 57.57

India 110/4   R Dravid 19 (33b 3x4)
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Sep 11, 2011

Munaf Patel talks to Ravi Bopara, England v India, 4th ODI, Lord's, September 11, 2011

Munaf Patel talks to Ravi Bopara

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Sep 11, 2011

Munaf Patel prepares to run out Graeme Swann, England v India, 4th ODI, Lord's, September 11, 2011

Munaf Patel prepares to run out Graeme Swann

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