NatWest Series [India in England] - 4th ODI

England v India

Match tied (D/L method)

15.3

Broad to Kohli, no run, very full outside off to start with, left alone

15.4

Broad to Kohli, no run, comes in from a length, Virat is forward and across and blocks

15.5

Broad to Kohli, no run, nothing push really, really feeble, there was some noise as the length ball passed the bat, England go up in unison, the sound was bat hitting pad

15.6

Broad to Kohli, FOUR, fine way to get off the mark, a touch widish and fuller outside off, Virat leans forward and squeezes the drive through point

India 74/2   V Kohli 4* (4b 1x4)

16.4

Bresnan to Kohli, 1 run, inside edge as Virat shuffles across to a length ball angled in, gets it towards square leg, and the single is on

India 76/2   V Kohli 5* (5b 1x4)

17.2

Broad to Kohli, no run, tight line close to off stump, Virat goes back to block it back

17.3

Broad to Kohli, no run, gets forward and tries to open the face, runs it straight to backward point

17.4

Broad to Kohli, no run, there was some extra bounce on this one around off stump, Virat is surprised as he comes forward to defend it and jabs it away in the end

17.5

Broad to Kohli, 1 run, fullish, but towards the pads and tucked towards midwicket

India 79/2   V Kohli 6* (9b 1x4)

18.1

Bresnan to Kohli, no run, stifled shout as Virat is hit on the pad, comes forward and across but Bresnan has got this one to nip back in sharply, struck outside the line though

18.2

Bresnan to Kohli, no run, bounce now from a length outside off, Virat sees it early and shoulders arms

18.3

Bresnan to Kohli, 1 run, gets across and turns a length ball in front of midwicket for a sharpish single

18.6

Bresnan to Kohli, no run, reaches out across to one a touch widish outside off, pushes firmly but cannot get it wide of cover

India 81/2   V Kohli 7* (13b 1x4)

19.5

Broad to Kohli, no run, opens the face and runs a length ball outside off to point

19.6

Broad to Kohli, no run, Virat plonks this one in front of point and takes off for the single, there isn't any to be had, and he has to scurry back

India 86/2   V Kohli 7* (15b 1x4)

20.5

Bopara to Kohli, no run, drops-and-runs, the single is not there, Virat scampers back as point gets to the ball

20.6

Bopara to Kohli, no run, squeezed out towards point from the crease, tidy finish from Bopara

India 95/2   V Kohli 7* (17b 1x4)

21.2

Broad to Kohli, no run, not much room to tuck with any sort of timing on the leg side as he shuffles across, plays it down softly

21.3

Broad to Kohli, 2 runs, gets it to hold the line outside off stump as it bounces, Virat hangs the bat out and gets it past the lone slip to third man

21.4

Broad to Kohli, 1 wide, sends it wide down leg with some inward movement from back of a length

21.4

Broad to Kohli, no run, straightish and full on middle and leg, Virat is not really getting forward and plays it out to midwicket

21.5

Broad to Kohli, 1 run, finds the gap this time and brings up the 100 with a purposeful punch to sweeper cover

India 100/2   V Kohli 10* (21b 1x4)

22.1

Bopara to Kohli, no run, pushes hard but only as far as mid on as Bopara keeps it within the stumps

22.2

Bopara to Kohli, 2 runs, short of a length, ending on leg, Virat shuffles and whips it wide of the man at long leg

22.3

Bopara to Kohli, no run, ending on off stump this time at 128.8 kph, good length too, Virat pushes it back to the bowler

22.4

Bopara to Kohli, no run, tries to turn this one from around off but gets it straight to mid on

22.5

Bopara to Kohli, 1 run, well done now, stays on the crease, allows it to come in with the angle, and takes it from off stump to guide it past backward point

India 103/2   V Kohli 13* (26b 1x4)

23.1

Broad to Kohli, no run, straight on middle stump, as tight as it gets, Virat pushes it straight back

23.2

Broad to Kohli, no run, gets forward and pushes but finds mid on

23.3

Broad to Kohli, 1 wide, banged short, but wide down the leg side

23.3

Broad to Kohli, 1 wide, sends another one down the leg side now, off a fuller length this time

23.3

Broad to Kohli, 1 run, inside edge as he gets the line right this time, there is a direct hit from Bopara but Virat's big dive has saved him

India 106/2   V Kohli 14* (29b 1x4)

24.1

Anderson to Kohli, 1 run, the safest single now, with a push off the front foot to sweeper cover

24.3

Anderson to Kohli, no run, Anderson is sure as he shouts out an appeal, Virat hit on the pads as he shuffles across and tries to work on the leg side, misses and is hit high on the pads, umpire Erasmus is unmoved, replays show that ball would have clipped top of leg

24.4

Anderson to Kohli, no run, tight line, back of a length, pushed back to the bowler

24.5

Anderson to Kohli, no run, goes for the drive as he sees this one pitched up, cannot beat extra cover

24.6

Anderson to Kohli, 1 run, gets bat in front of pad as he flicks a length ball in front of square leg

India 109/2   V Kohli 16* (34b 1x4)

25.1

Swann to Kohli, no run, right on target, flight close to off, full length, turned to midwicket

25.2

Swann to Kohli, OUT, Swann strikes, off his second ball, loose from Virat, trying to dab late against the turn, and gets the edge through to the keeper, Swann tossing it up on a length, and found some extra bounce which ultimately did Virat in

V Kohli c †Kieswetter b Swann 16 (40m 36b 1x4 0x6) SR: 44.44

India 109/3   V Kohli 16 (36b 1x4)
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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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