NatWest Series [India in England] - 5th ODI

England v India

England won by 6 wickets (with 10 balls remaining) (D/L method)

12.6

Dernbach to Dravid, no run, on a length and straight, Dravid presses half forward to defend right under the eyes in his own inimitable style

India 53/1   R Dravid 0* (1b)

13.3

Finn to Dravid, no run, meanwhile, Dravid walks into another defensive push

13.4

Finn to Dravid, no run, pace and bounce from Finn, and Dravid is a little hurried as he tucks defensively to leg

13.5

Finn to Dravid, no run, left alone outside off

13.6

Finn to Dravid, no run, another good over from Finn, who keeps things tight with his final delivery, Dravid unable to score

India 54/1   R Dravid 0* (5b)

14.2

Dernbach to Dravid, 1 run, Dravid turns the wrists over a full one and finds a single at midwicket despite the efforts of the fielder there

India 56/1   R Dravid 1* (6b)

15.3

Swann to Dravid, no run, sharp spin for Swann as Dravid backed away, but it's kept out

15.4

Swann to Dravid, 1 run, turned into the leg side for a single

India 58/2   R Dravid 2* (8b)

16.1

Dernbach to Dravid, no run, Dernbach continues his economical work, Dravid staying deep in the crease to defend

16.2

Dernbach to Dravid, no run, a little fuller this time, but it's aimed right at off stump and again Dravid opts for defence

16.3

Dernbach to Dravid, no run, punched, on the up, to cover. Straight to the fielder

16.4

Dernbach to Dravid, FOUR, runs! The gap at cover is miniscule, but Dravid has threaded it to perfection with a backfoot drive. It didn't appear as though he had timed it, but the ball beat the fielder to the boundary

16.5

Dernbach to Dravid, 1 run, and he follows that up with a dinked single

India 63/2   R Dravid 7* (13b 1x4)

17.6

Swann to Dravid, no run, Kieswetter gets very excited as Dravid backs away and misses a cut at an arm-ball that rushed straight on, but there was nothing on that

India 69/2   R Dravid 7* (14b 1x4)

18.3

Dernbach to Dravid, FOUR, shot! Tremendous stroke from Dravid. He's signing out in style. This was a cut, on the walk and with the weight going forward. The ball screamed out of the middle of the bat, backward point didn't even move

18.4

Dernbach to Dravid, 1 run, a similar stroke from Dravid, but this time the ball takes the bottom half of the bat and goes to third man. Are we seeing evidence of inconsistent bounce?

India 75/2   R Dravid 12* (16b 2x4)

19.3

Swann to Dravid, 1 run, pushed down the ground for a single

19.5

Swann to Dravid, 1 run, slapped off the back foot down to long-on

India 80/2   R Dravid 14* (18b 2x4)

20.1

Patel to Dravid, 1 run, gets forward and drives that wide of midwicket

20.4

Patel to Dravid, 1 run, tossed it up outside off, drives it wide of cover for a single into the deep

India 87/2   R Dravid 16* (20b 2x4)

21.1

Swann to Dravid, 1 run, flighted on the off, driven down the ground to long-on for a single

21.5

Swann to Dravid, 1 run, floats it outside off, reaches forward and drives it into the deep past midwicket for a single

India 92/2   R Dravid 18* (22b 2x4)

22.1

Patel to Dravid, 2 runs, plays the paddle does Dravid, fetches it from middle and off and plays it fine for a couple of runs

22.2

Patel to Dravid, 1 run, floats it on the off stump, pushes it down to long-off

22.4

Patel to Dravid, 1 run, quicker through the air, short outside off, turning away, moves away and cuts it to deep point for a single

India 97/2   R Dravid 22* (25b 2x4)

23.4

Swann to Dravid, no run, slightly quicker, drops it in front of point and calls for a single, is rightly sent back

23.5

Swann to Dravid, no run, short outside off, waits for it to turn in and punches it to extra cover on the bounce

23.6

Swann to Dravid, 1 run, a little wider this time, plays it wide of point for an easy single

India 102/2   R Dravid 23* (28b 2x4)

24.1

Patel to Dravid, no run, bowled it short on middle, punched back to the bowler

24.2

Patel to Dravid, 1 run, turned away off the front foot past midwicket for a single

24.4

Patel to Dravid, no run, full on middle this time, dug out towards midwicket

24.5

Patel to Dravid, 1 run, on middle and leg, plays it along the ground to long-on

India 105/2   R Dravid 25* (32b 2x4)

25.1

Swann to Dravid, no run, fullish on the off stump, gets across and plays it to midwicket

25.2

Swann to Dravid, 2 runs, classic Dravid, waited for it to turn in and punched it gracefully wide of deep extra cover, two more, 50-stand

25.3

Swann to Dravid, no run, flicks it a little awkwardly from outside off to short fine leg

25.4

Swann to Dravid, 1 run, short outside off, punched away off the back foot towards deep cover for one more

India 108/2   R Dravid 28* (36b 2x4)

26.1

Bopara to Dravid, no run, shortish outside off, there was a hint of movement, just nipped away and Dravid went for the cut but missed

26.2

Bopara to Dravid, 1 run, shortish on middle, whipped to deep square leg for a single

26.4

Bopara to Dravid, 1 run, quicker outside off, caressed towards deep cover for one more

India 113/2   R Dravid 30* (39b 2x4)

27.2

Swann to Dravid, no run, fullish on middle, driven wide of midwicket

27.3

Swann to Dravid, 1 run, gets it past the diving midwicket this time, gets across and plays it wristily

27.5

Swann to Dravid, no run, comes down the track to that flattish delivery and turns it into the leg side

27.6

Swann to Dravid, 1 run, driven down the ground to long-on for a single

India 120/2   R Dravid 32* (43b 2x4)

28.1

Patel to Dravid, no run, fullish, driven hard back to the bowler

28.2

Patel to Dravid, 1 run, comes down the track to drive it into the off side but gets a thick inside edge

28.6

Patel to Dravid, 2 runs, short and wide and it's slapped hard by Dravid, Bairstow runs across, slips and cuts it off, two more

India 128/2   R Dravid 35* (46b 2x4)

29.2

Bresnan to Dravid, no run, short and wide, cut away hard towards point

29.3

Bresnan to Dravid, no run

29.4

Bresnan to Dravid, 1 run, low full toss, flicked away towards deep square leg for one more

29.6

Bresnan to Dravid, no run, short of a good length on the off, defended into the off side on the back foot

India 133/2   R Dravid 36* (50b 2x4)

30.2

Bopara to Dravid, 1 run, slower one bowled short outside off, run down to third man for a single

30.4

Bopara to Dravid, 1 run, shortish outside off, chopped it behind point for a single

India 137/2   R Dravid 38* (52b 2x4)

31.1

Bresnan to Dravid, 2 runs, wide spaces between third man and deep point and he guides it nicely into that gap for two more

31.2

Bresnan to Dravid, 1 run, short on middle, pulls it down to long leg for a single, kept it down all the way

India 142/2   R Dravid 41* (54b 2x4)

32.3

Bopara to Dravid, 1 run, cut away down to third man for one more

32.6

Bopara to Dravid, 2 runs, two more in the deep as he rocks back to punch it past extra cover, the innings progressing nicely here

India 152/2   R Dravid 44* (56b 2x4)

33.3

Patel to Dravid, 1 run, played down the ground to long-on for a single

33.6

Patel to Dravid, 1 run, comes down the track and eases it down to long-off for one more to keep strike

India 158/2   R Dravid 46* (58b 2x4)

34.1

Dernbach to Dravid, 1 run, shortish outside off, tries to cut, gets a thick inside edge, Kohli calls for a quick single and makes it in time

34.5

Dernbach to Dravid, 1 run, eased through the off side past cover for a single

India 169/2   R Dravid 48* (60b 2x4)

35.1

Patel to Dravid, 1 run, Dravid moves back to punch that through the leg side, gets an inside edge onto his pads, just the single

35.3

Patel to Dravid, 1 run, full toss on middle and leg, pushes it down to long-on to raise a half-century in his final ODI, he's signing off on a high

35.6

Patel to Dravid, 1 run, shortish on the off, moves back and cuts it into the deep for a single

India 180/2   R Dravid 51* (63b 2x4)

36.1

Dernbach to Dravid, no run, dropped, Dravid was trying to drive it past the bowler, didn't time it well at all, Dernbach reacted a little late moving to his left, made a good effort nevertheless but couldn't hold on

36.2

Dernbach to Dravid, 1 run, shortish outside off, slapped to deep cover for a single

36.5

Dernbach to Dravid, 2 runs, two more for Dravid, pitched up and he cleared extra cover to make long-off run across

36.6

Dernbach to Dravid, 2 runs, slower one bowled on the leg side, gets it wide of Bresnan who slips, not the first time we've seen an Englishman crash onto the ground today, that allows them to take the second

India 188/2   R Dravid 56* (67b 2x4)

37.2

Patel to Dravid, 1 run, comes down the track and tried to go downtown with that but couldn't quite get hold

37.6

Patel to Dravid, 1 run, turned away square on the leg side for a single to keep strike

India 192/2   R Dravid 58* (69b 2x4)

38.1

Bopara to Dravid, no run, good length on the off, makes a bit of room and plays it hard straight to extra cover

38.2

Bopara to Dravid, 1 run, smacked hard down the ground to long-on for a single, trying to attack here

38.5

Bopara to Dravid, no run, almost in the blockhole on middle, dug out back to the bowler

38.6

Bopara to Dravid, FOUR, Dravid's turn to hit a boundary, made a bit of room and got the width he wanted, just chipped it firmly over extra cover to find the gap and the ropes, 200 up

India 200/2   R Dravid 63* (73b 3x4)

40.1

Finn to Dravid, 1 run, shortish outside off, Dravid makes room to cut, chops it close to the stumps, Kohli wants the single and makes it easily

40.3

Finn to Dravid, no run, short outside off, makes room to cut that over point, misses

40.4

Finn to Dravid, 1 run, a mistimed pull by Dravid, was aiming at midwicket but got it to long-on

40.6

Finn to Dravid, FOUR, beautifully done by Dravid, mid-off was inside the circle, Finn bowled it slightly short outside off, Dravid made a bit of room and punched it imperiously in that gap between mid-off and extra cover

India 224/2   R Dravid 69* (77b 4x4)

41.2

Swann to Dravid, 1 leg bye, goes for the sweep, trying to fetch it from outside off, misses, gets a leg-bye

41.6

Swann to Dravid, OUT, Dravid's gone! Came down the track and tried to fetch it from outside off to swing it over midwicket, missed, the ball turned and clipped off stump. Applause all around as an illustrious career in ODIs has just ended. The England players walk up to Dravid and shake hands in a gesture of appreciation, and the crowd applaud him all the way to the pavilion

R Dravid b Swann 69 (107m 79b 4x4 0x6) SR: 87.34

India 227/3   R Dravid 69 (79b 4x4)
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Sep 16, 2011

England celebrate winning the one-day series, England v India, 5th ODI, Cardiff, September 16, 2011

England celebrate winning the one-day series

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Sep 16, 2011

India trudge off after losing the one-day series 0-3, England v India, 5th ODI, Cardiff, September 16, 2011

India trudge off after losing the one-day series 0-3

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