NatWest Series [India in England] - 5th ODI

England v India

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

43.4

Swann to Dhoni, no run, pushed it full on the off stump, driven straight to extra cover

43.5

Swann to Dhoni, no run, gets across and defends it into the leg side

43.6

Swann to Dhoni, 1 run, gets across, closes the face and drops it into the leg side for a single

India 237/4   MS Dhoni 1* (3b)

44.1

Bresnan to Dhoni, 3 runs, short on the off and Dhoni pulls it, not quite a complete one, but over midwicket for three more runs

44.4

Bresnan to Dhoni, 1 run, full outside off, tries to drill it past cover, mistimes but there's a single on offer

44.6

Bresnan to Dhoni, no run, almost in the blockhole, dug out back to the bowler

India 249/4   MS Dhoni 5* (6b)

45.5

Dernbach to Dhoni, 1 run, slower one, the legcutter, turned into the leg side for a single

India 251/4   MS Dhoni 6* (7b)

46.1

Bresnan to Dhoni, FOUR, the whiplash is out but didn't time it as well as he would have liked, mid-off was inside the circle so it worked fine for him, had enough on it to fetch him four

46.2

Bresnan to Dhoni, 2 runs, full toss and he smacks that past midwicket into the deep for two runs

46.3

Bresnan to Dhoni, FOUR, full toss again, this time outside off stump, makes room and crunches it over point for a boundary

46.4

Bresnan to Dhoni, SIX, doles out a length ball and Dhoni takes full toll, swings it powerfully over the deep midwicket boundary

46.5

Bresnan to Dhoni, no run, good response, a yorker on middle, digs it out back to the bowler

46.6

Bresnan to Dhoni, 1 run, low full toss, doesn't quite get hold of it, just the single this time to deep midwicket

India 270/4   MS Dhoni 23* (13b 2x4 1x6)

47.1

Dernbach to Dhoni, 3 runs, Dhoni's cashing in on these length deliveries here, in the slot outside off and he drives it well over mid-off but it slowed up in the outfield, three more

47.3

Dernbach to Dhoni, no run, the legcutter, bowled it slightly short on the off stump, defended into the off side

47.4

Dernbach to Dhoni, 2 runs, full on the off, smashed it wide of Trott at long-off for a couple of runs

47.5

Dernbach to Dhoni, FOUR, slower legcutter and he found the gap, had to reach for it but cut it well enough to beat point to the boundary

47.6

Dernbach to Dhoni, 1 leg bye, slower one bowled full on leg stump, tries to sweep it square leg, misses an it pops up towards short fine leg, just a leg bye

India 281/4   MS Dhoni 32* (18b 3x4 1x6)

48.1

Finn to Dhoni, 1 run, full on middle, looking to swing it past square leg, just the single as he doesn't hit it well enough

48.3

Finn to Dhoni, 1 leg bye, short on middle, looked to pull it square, Dhoni ran for it and almost collided with the bowler, Finn isn't happy about it

48.6

Finn to Dhoni, FOUR, short and wide and Dhoni slashes hard, gets a thick outside edge to the third-man boundary

India 288/5   MS Dhoni 37* (21b 4x4 1x6)

49.2

Dernbach to Dhoni, 1 wide, slower one, but a touch too wide, Dhoni leaves it be

49.2

Dernbach to Dhoni, FOUR, full and wide, stretches to reach it and slices it over point for four more, intelligently done

49.3

Dernbach to Dhoni, no run, wide again, actually not, did it land just inside that line there? Doctrove thinks so, Dhoni let it go

49.4

Dernbach to Dhoni, 2 runs, Patel's dropped it, slower one again and Dhoni tries to to wristily work it around, gets a top edge and Patel at square leg has to run back, doesn't hold on and Dernbach isn't amused

49.5

Dernbach to Dhoni, SIX, Dernbach and Patel won't make a happy couple back in the dressing room, he pulls it mightily over midwicket for a flat six, this is their highest score of this tour

49.6

Dernbach to Dhoni, 1 wide, wide this time, just outside the line and it's given

49.6

Dernbach to Dhoni, 1 wide, Dernbach's done it once more, Dhoni lets it go. Wided again

49.6

Dernbach to Dhoni, 1 run, yorker length, digs it outside off for a single to raise his half-century, one of two this innings to go with Kohli's ton

India 304/6   MS Dhoni 50* (26b 5x4 2x6)
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 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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