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

Pataudi Trophy - 3rd Test

England v India

Match drawn

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156.5

Anderson to Sreesanth, FOUR, poor first ball from Anderson, short and wide outside the off stump, Sreesanth cuts and cuts hard between point and gully

156.6

Anderson to Sreesanth, no run, Sreesanth tries to smash another one but gets beaten

India 595/9   S Sreesanth 4* (2b 1x4)

157.6

Panesar to Sreesanth, no run, full ball on middle stump, Sreesanth leans forward and defends solidly

India 602/9   S Sreesanth 4* (3b 1x4)

158.6

Anderson to Sreesanth, no run, full toss just outside the off stump, Sreesanth misses the drive and the ball just misses off stump

India 603/9   S Sreesanth 4* (4b 1x4)

159.4

Panesar to Sreesanth, no run, defended on the front foot towards midwicket

159.5

Panesar to Sreesanth, no run, flighted delivery on off and middle stump, Sreesanth defends to silly point

159.6

Panesar to Sreesanth, no run, Sreesanth defends the last ball of the over to slip, Kumble will have strike

India 604/9   S Sreesanth 4* (7b 1x4)

160.3

Anderson to Sreesanth, FOUR, Sreesanth jabs down at a slower ball outside off stump and gets an outside edge down to the third man boundary

160.4

Anderson to Sreesanth, FOUR, full and wide outside off stump, Sreesanth frees his arms and cuts to the point boundary, he moves into double figures, only the 12th time in Test history that all the batsmen have moved into double figures

160.5

Anderson to Sreesanth, FOUR, full delivery outside off stump, Sreesanth frees his arms and drives wide of the fielder at mid-off for four more, he's having a ball out there

160.6

Anderson to Sreesanth, no run, defended on the back foot towards midwicket

India 617/9   S Sreesanth 16* (11b 4x4)

162.6

Pietersen to Sreesanth, no run, defended on the front foot towards midwicket

India 623/9   S Sreesanth 16* (12b 4x4)

163.5

Panesar to Sreesanth, no run, flat delivery angling into off and middle stump from round the wicket, defended on the front foot

163.6

Panesar to Sreesanth, no run, Sreesanth leans forward and blocks the last ball to give the strike back to Kumble

India 628/9   S Sreesanth 16* (14b 4x4)

165.1

Panesar to Sreesanth, no run, defended on the front foot

165.2

Panesar to Sreesanth, no run, more defence on the front foot

165.3

Panesar to Sreesanth, SIX, huge swipe through and across the line to bring up another fifty partnership. Extraordinary. No Nel-style disco hips, though, alas

165.4

Panesar to Sreesanth, 1 run, poked forward on the front foot this time

India 643/9   S Sreesanth 23* (18b 4x4 1x6)

166.1

Pietersen to Sreesanth, 1 run, paddled round the corner

India 644/9   S Sreesanth 24* (19b 4x4 1x6)

167.1

Panesar to Sreesanth, 2 runs, down leg, didn't come back in enough for Panesar's liking, but the batsman liked it, tucking it round through the 45

167.2

Panesar to Sreesanth, 1 run, turned off the legs again, this time in front of square

India 655/9   S Sreesanth 27* (21b 4x4 1x6)

168.1

Pietersen to Sreesanth, no run, defended on the front foot

168.2

Pietersen to Sreesanth, FOUR, smashed on the front foot through cover. The batsmen exchange three punches

168.3

Pietersen to Sreesanth, no run, in the air,popped up off bat, then pad, towards a diving short leg

168.4

Pietersen to Sreesanth, no run, defended on the front foot this time

168.5

Pietersen to Sreesanth, no run, turn into the batsman, on a good length, who defends forward

168.6

Pietersen to Sreesanth, FOUR, smashed down the ground with a lofted drive over a straight long-on

India 663/9   S Sreesanth 35* (27b 6x4 1x6)

169.2

Panesar to Sreesanth, no run, round the wicket, by the way, that one deviating a touch and drawing Sreesanth into the shot

169.3

Panesar to Sreesanth, no run, defended on the back foot this time

169.4

Panesar to Sreesanth, no run, on middle, on the spot, and defended on the front foot

169.5

Panesar to Sreesanth, no run, huge appeals but umpire Howell isn't interested - that one straightened on middle, but there was something of a stride in there

169.6

Panesar to Sreesanth, OUT, down the track and swipes up towards gully where Vaughan takes a resigned catch, palms upwards. Panesar tries to give Sreesanth a stare, which doesn't work on a number of counts

S Sreesanth c Vaughan b Panesar 35 (49m 32b 6x4 1x6) SR: 109.37

India 664/10   S Sreesanth 35 (32b 6x4 1x6)
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Sachin Tendulkar with his medal, England v India, 3rd Test, The Oval, 5th day, August 13, 2007

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