India tour of Ireland, England and Scotland, 2007 / Commentary

Pataudi Trophy - 1st Test

England v India

Match drawn

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

78.5

Singh to Sidebottom, no run, moves back over the stumps, bowls it short of a length down leg stump, easily turned to midwicket

78.6

Singh to Sidebottom, no run, short delivery down leg stump, Sidebottom doesnt have to do anything about that

England 264/4   RJ Sidebottom 0* (2b)

80.1

Singh to Sidebottom, no run, back of a length, 137.1ks, outside off stump, Sidebottom holds back on the bat

80.2

Singh to Sidebottom, no run, short of a length outside off stump, Sidebottom goes on the backfoot and shoulders arms

80.3

Singh to Sidebottom, no run, good length outside off stump, drawing him forward and beating the bat, well bowled

80.4

Singh to Sidebottom, no run, good start, fullish outside off stump and getting it to swing away and just shave past the outside edge of Sidebottom's bat

80.5

Singh to Sidebottom, no run, and again, a gentle loosener, pitched full and then straightening past Sidebottom's forward prod, minus any footwork

80.6

Singh to Sidebottom, no run, fuller on the stumps and Sidebottom gets forward to defend

England 268/4   RJ Sidebottom 0* (8b)

81.4

Kumble to Sidebottom, no run, fuller delivery outside off stump, Sidebottom drives with no footwork and misses it, as does Dhoni

81.5

Kumble to Sidebottom, 1 run, flatter on about leg stump, flicked into the gap at midwicket to get him off the mark

England 270/4   RJ Sidebottom 1* (10b)

82.1

Singh to Sidebottom, no run, full down leg stump, he tries to flick but the ball clips the boot, Dhoni fields

82.2

Singh to Sidebottom, no run, full and wide, swinging away outside off stump, Sidebottom chases it, feet glued to the crease, and misses

82.3

Singh to Sidebottom, no run, straighter one pitches full and Sidebottom plays a nice drive to mid-off

82.4

Singh to Sidebottom, no run, slower delivery deceives Sidebottom, who's into his shot a touch early, but the ball drops to leg and he's safe

82.5

Singh to Sidebottom, OUT, cleaned up! RP pitches fuller on leg stump, Sidebottom drives loosely, misses, and the ball sneaks through the gap to disturb timber

RJ Sidebottom b Singh 1 (22m 15b 0x4 0x6) SR: 6.66

England 272/5   RJ Sidebottom 1 (15b)
Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100
Series Results
England v India at The Oval - Aug 9-13, 2007
Match drawn
England v India at Nottingham - Jul 27-31, 2007
India won by 7 wickets
England v India at Lord's - Jul 19-23, 2007
Match drawn
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Jul 23, 2007

Mahendra Singh Dhoni urges the nonstriker to pick up a quick single while Matt Prior looks on, England v India, 1st Test, Lord's, 5th day, July 23, 2007

Mahendra Singh Dhoni urges the nonstriker to pick up a quick single while Matt Prior looks on

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Jul 23, 2007

Monty Panesar is a picture of despondency after a missed chance, England v India, 1st Test, Lord's, 5th day, July 23, 2007

Monty Panesar is a picture of despondency after a missed chance

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