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

Pataudi Trophy - 3rd Test

England v India

Match drawn

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100  | Overs 101-150  | Overs 151-200

19.1

Panesar to Karthik, no run, on the spot, and dealt with easily

19.2

Panesar to Karthik, 2 runs, tucked away through short leg for a quick single

19.3

Panesar to Karthik, 1 run, loop from Panesar, Karthik waits and watches to play a neat wristy drive on the front foot to mid-off

19.4

Panesar to Dravid, no run, hits the spot on the front foot, defended forward

19.5

Panesar to Dravid, no run, on the front foot, defended forward

19.6

Panesar to Dravid, no run, quicker one, pushed past the outside edge, a good delivery

India 85/1   MS Panesar 1-0-3-0

21.1

Panesar to Karthik, 1 run, stretches out to defend on the front foot

21.2

Panesar to Dravid, no run, touch extra loop, but on the same spot - and the same shot

21.3

Panesar to Dravid, 2 runs, drags it a touch short, and Dravid frees his arms (in a manner of speaking) to cut very well away through point. Ah, shame you can't see Anderson's fielding - a very commendable effort with a sliding stop, then a body jerk to avoid the ropes.

21.4

Panesar to Dravid, no run, defended forward this time

21.5

Panesar to Dravid, 1 run, on leg, worked to square

21.6

Panesar to Karthik, 2 runs, more runs, this time a caress in front of midwicket

India 96/1   MS Panesar 2-0-9-0

23.1

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

23.2

Panesar to Dravid, no run, shorter ball, crashed towards short leg

23.3

Panesar to Dravid, no run, chased down the leg-side

23.4

Panesar to Dravid, no run, on the front foot, defended on the front foot without alarm

23.5

Panesar to Dravid, no run, more defending, again on the front foot

23.6

Panesar to Dravid, no run, some spin, albeit a touch wide, and that's left alone easily

India 103/1   MS Panesar 3-1-9-0

25.1

Panesar to Dravid, no run, floated up there, and defended into the covers

25.2

Panesar to Dravid, no run, defended on the front foot this time

25.3

Panesar to Dravid, no run, a touch more float, it's eyed beadily, but driven straight to mid-off

25.4

Panesar to Dravid, no run, left alone outside off now

25.5

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

25.6

Panesar to Dravid, no run, and now on the front foot

India 109/1   MS Panesar 4-2-9-0

27.1

Panesar to Karthik, 1 run, worked to square to bring up another good half-century for Karthik. This came up from 77 balls, including six fours

27.2

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

27.3

Panesar to Dravid, no run, driven to the fielder at mid-off

27.4

Panesar to Dravid, no run, deliberate loop, driven to gully

27.5

Panesar to Dravid, no run, creeps down the track to make sure he shoos out any threat with a forward defensive

27.6

Panesar to Dravid, no run, another solid forward defensive ends the session

India 117/1   MS Panesar 5-2-10-0

29.1

Panesar to Karthik, 1 run, very full, drifting into leg stump and flicked out to deep square-leg

29.2

Panesar to Dravid, 1 run, Panesar goes full again, Dravid drives out to the man on the cover boundary

29.3

Panesar to Karthik, 2 runs, Monty is overpitching at the moment, this time Karthik works into the gap at midwicket

29.4

Panesar to Karthik, no run, Dropped Panesar pulls his length back and Karthik drives on the up, Andrew Strauss at short cover can't quite hold on, but it would have been a fine catch...on flat pitches, though, you need to take them

29.5

Panesar to Karthik, no run, pushed down to mid off

29.6

Panesar to Karthik, 1 run, worked past short leg, a few shouts from the England players but it was very safe

India 131/1   MS Panesar 6-2-15-0

31.1

Panesar to Dravid, 1 run, drifting too straight and Dravid rolls his wrists to whip the ball through square leg

31.2

Panesar to Karthik, no run, comes onto the front foot, bat and pad together back to Panesar

31.3

Panesar to Karthik, no run, draws another defensive shot, better length

31.4

Panesar to Karthik, no run, Karthik being watchful here, leans forward with his bat in front of his pad

31.5

Panesar to Karthik, no run, pushed into the covers

31.6

Panesar to Karthik, no run, moment of excitement for the close fielders...hint of turn of bounce, takes the glove but falls short of Alastair Cook under the helmet at short leg

India 138/1   MS Panesar 7-2-16-0

33.1

Panesar to Dravid, FOUR, touch too short and Dravid latches onto it very quickly, cutting away to the backward point boundary...superb timing and no chance for the man at deep cover

33.2

Panesar to Dravid, FOUR, now he pierces the gap between the two men at short cover, elegant shot from Dravid and the runs continue to flow

33.3

Panesar to Dravid, no run, quicker ball from Panesar, played off the front foot back to the bowler

33.4

Panesar to Dravid, no run, same again all round, Dravid looks hungry for a huge innings here

33.5

Panesar to Dravid, no run, Panesar has fought back after the first two balls went for four, but he's spearing it in pretty quickly...not risking too much air

33.6

Panesar to Dravid, no run, decent finish to the over, Dravid plays to short cover

India 147/1   MS Panesar 8-2-24-0

35.1

Panesar to Dravid, no run, padded away

35.2

Panesar to Dravid, 1 run, short enough for Dravid to rock onto the back foot and whip out to deep square-leg

35.3

Panesar to Karthik, no run, Karthik thrusts his pad at the ball, Monty shouts but he can't get them when the ball pitches outside leg

35.4

Panesar to Karthik, no run, padded away, Karthik can kick them all day from outside leg stump

35.5

Panesar to Karthik, no run, pitches on leg this time, bringing a defensive shot back down the pitch

35.6

Panesar to Karthik, no run, takes the thigh pad into the leg side

India 151/1   MS Panesar 9-2-25-0

37.1

Panesar to Karthik, 2 runs, still over the wicket, pushed across Karthik and played with soft hards backward of point

37.2

Panesar to Karthik, 1 run, head over the ball and flicked through midwicket

37.3

Panesar to Dravid, no run, defended into the off side

37.4

Panesar to Dravid, 1 run, dragged too short, Dravid thumps out to deep cover

37.5

Panesar to Karthik, no run, big shout from England, Karthik comes forward and the ball lobs to slip...the appeal could have been for lbw and a catch but neither is out

37.6

Panesar to Karthik, 2 runs, nicely angled through the covers

India 161/1   MS Panesar 10-2-31-0

39.1

Panesar to Dravid, no run, pushed to short cover

39.2

Panesar to Dravid, no run, outside leg stump, padded away

39.3

Panesar to Dravid, no run, again its pad on ball out into the leg stump

39.4

Panesar to Dravid, no run, played with the bat this time, towards backward point

39.5

Panesar to Dravid, 2 runs, worked off middle stump, time for a brace to deep backward square and Dravid completes another fifty off 83 balls...and the pumped fist towards the dressing room suggests it's only a start

39.6

Panesar to Dravid, no run, padded away as Dravid prepares for his next fifty

India 164/1   MS Panesar 11-2-33-0

41.1

Panesar to Dravid, no run, uses his feet to meet the delivery on the half volley, but decides to block to short cover

41.2

Panesar to Dravid, no run, tries to whip through the leg side, but misses and is taken on the pad

41.3

Panesar to Dravid, 1 run, connects this time and collects a single wide of short fine-leg

41.4

Panesar to Karthik, no run, Panesar pitches one on the stumps, and it's blocked with ease into the covers

41.5

Panesar to Karthik, 1 run, brings out the sweep which finds Tremlett at deep square-leg...even the crowd has gone quiet

41.6

Panesar to Dravid, no run, lunges forward, covers the stumps with bat and pad

India 170/1   MS Panesar 12-2-35-0

43.1

Panesar to Karthik, no run, tries to sweep, doesn't connect and takes the pad, Prior runs round to field

43.2

Panesar to Karthik, no run, again fails to make contact with an attempt to go leg side

43.3

Panesar to Karthik, no run, fired down the leg side, no need for Karthik to even pad it away

43.4

Panesar to Karthik, 2 runs, successful sweep on this occasion, all along the floor to deep square-leg

43.5

Panesar to Karthik, SIX, another imperious shot from Karthik, a couple of steps down the track and lofts Panesar effortlessly over mid-off and over the short boundary towards the pavilion

43.6

Panesar to Karthik, no run, pads this away...Karthik motoring along now

India 183/1   MS Panesar 13-2-43-0

65.1

Panesar to Tendulkar, no run, leans over the ball to defend forward

65.2

Panesar to Tendulkar, FOUR, drags a touch short, but what a positive shot from Tendulkar, coming down and lofting a drive over mid-off for a one-bounce for

65.3

Panesar to Tendulkar, no run, defended on the front foot this time

65.4

Panesar to Tendulkar, 1 run, on middle, worked to midwicket for a single

65.5

Panesar to Ganguly, no run, creeps forward a touch, looks to work the ball through midwicket, settles with a forward defence

65.6

Panesar to Ganguly, no run, allows the ball to come into him from outside off

India 245/3   MS Panesar 14-2-48-0

67.1

Panesar to Tendulkar, no run, left alone outside off

67.2

Panesar to Tendulkar, 2 runs, swishes an easy drive off the front foot into midwicket

67.3

Panesar to Tendulkar, no run, wide down off and the ball bounces off Prior's glove-tip

67.4

Panesar to Tendulkar, no run, eases down the track to drive into short midwicket

67.5

Panesar to Tendulkar, no run, pitching just outside leg, thus negating the half-shout

67.6

Panesar to Tendulkar, no run, on middle, Tendulkar opens the face, looking to drive into the covers

India 248/3   MS Panesar 15-2-50-0

69.1

Panesar to Ganguly, 1 run, leans out to try to swipe at a wide one

69.2

Panesar to Tendulkar, no run, let the ball rap him on the knee

69.3

Panesar to Tendulkar, no run, pitched outside off, tried to work round

69.4

Panesar to Tendulkar, no run, outside off again, the pad does the work

69.5

Panesar to Tendulkar, no run, defended on the back foot

69.6

Panesar to Tendulkar, 1 run, on leg, turned round to the 45 for an easy single

India 253/3   MS Panesar 16-2-52-0

71.1

Panesar to Ganguly, no run, up there and defended on the front foot

71.2

Panesar to Ganguly, SIX, down the track and lofted sweetly over long-on

71.3

Panesar to Ganguly, 1 run, pushed forward on the front foot now

71.4

Panesar to Tendulkar, no run, good area (sing.), Panesar prompting a trapping front-foot defence

71.5

Panesar to Tendulkar, no run, horrible late sweep on that as the ball pitches on leg and veers sharply towards off

71.6

Panesar to Tendulkar, no run, on a good length again, defended forward on the front foot

India 260/3   MS Panesar 17-2-59-0

73.1

Panesar to Tendulkar, 1 run, too short and Tendulkar easily cuts to deep cover

73.2

Panesar to Ganguly, no run, Panesar targets the small areas of rough, Ganguly plays with his bat in defence

73.3

Panesar to Ganguly, 1 run, goes down and sweeps from outside off stump, rolled his wrists to keep the ball down

73.4

Panesar to Tendulkar, FOUR, expertly played by Tendulkar, too short again but it bounced a little and he lent back and guided the ball down to third man

73.5

Panesar to Tendulkar, 1 run, Panesar struggling a bit, another short ball which is cut out to deep cover

73.6

Panesar to Ganguly, 1 run, now Ganguly rocks back to a short ball outside off stump and steers it out to Tremlett on the cover boundary

India 268/3   MS Panesar 18-2-67-0

75.1

Panesar to Ganguly, no run, defended into the covers

75.2

Panesar to Ganguly, no run, tries to place this between midwicket and mid-on, but Strauss makes a good save to prevent any runs

75.3

Panesar to Ganguly, no run, punched to mid on

75.4

Panesar to Ganguly, 2 runs, Ganguly waits for this and delicately places it past slip, deep cover has to run round to collect near the third man boundary

75.5

Panesar to Ganguly, no run, more flight from Monty, driven to mid off

75.6

Panesar to Ganguly, 2 runs, picked off out to deep cover, very comfortable over for the Indians...maybe time for some Paul Collingwood before the new ball?

India 273/3   MS Panesar 19-2-71-0

109.1

Panesar to Dhoni, FOUR, poor start, full toss and Dhoni latches on with a thumping, agricultural, drive through mid-on

109.2

Panesar to Dhoni, no run, comes forward and defends into the covers

109.3

Panesar to Dhoni, no run, Panesar not tossing it up too much at the moment, defended with bat and pad together

109.4

Panesar to Dhoni, no run, very full, dug out back down the pitch

109.5

Panesar to Dhoni, no run, angling towards leg stump (sorry, should have said Panesar is round the wicket) and Dhoni defends

109.6

Panesar to Dhoni, no run, completes the over with another block, not much threat from Monty's first over but Dhoni won't sit back for too long

India 393/5   MS Panesar 20-2-75-0

111.1

Panesar to Tendulkar, 3 runs, floated onto middle and whipped through midwicket with elegance and ease, Pietersen pulls it in short of the rope

111.2

Panesar to Dhoni, 1 run, driven out to deep cover with the spin, although there isn't much

111.3

Panesar to Tendulkar, 4 byes, pitches outside leg stump, Tendulkar goes for the sweep and doesn't make contact but Prior can't glove the ball and it's more byes

111.4

Panesar to Tendulkar, no run, turn out of the rough, the pitch broke up as that ball landed...Anil Kumble won't mind seeing that

111.5

Panesar to Tendulkar, no run, comes forward, takes the pad over silly point's head

111.6

Panesar to Tendulkar, no run, guided with the turn towards point

India 406/5   MS Panesar 21-2-79-0

113.1

Panesar to Dhoni, no run, stays over the wicket, nudged into the leg side...will Dhoni open up now the tail is in?

113.2

Panesar to Dhoni, 1 run, not yet, as he works into the leg side

113.3

Panesar to Kumble, no run, back round the wicket, turn and bounce from the good part of the pitch...Kumble plays and misses but will also be smiling inside

113.4

Panesar to Kumble, no run, comes forward, defends to silly point

113.5

Panesar to Kumble, no run, guided out to point, Kumble playing for lunch

113.6

Panesar to Kumble, no run, solid block again, Panesar can afford to toss it up a bit more to the tail

India 418/6   MS Panesar 22-2-80-0

115.1

Panesar to Kumble, no run, On middle, Kumble comes forward and defends

115.2

Panesar to Kumble, no run, bat and pad into the off side, Pansear starts to get excited...nothing new there

115.3

Panesar to Kumble, no run, very full, under Kumble's eyes and he digs out to short leg

115.4

Panesar to Kumble, no run, angling into leg stump, Kumble offers the pad

115.5

Panesar to Kumble, no run, lunges forward and blocks down the track

115.6

Panesar to Kumble, FOUR, top shot from Kumble, too full from Panesar and it's driven with minimal fuss through the covers for his first boundary

India 428/6   MS Panesar 23-2-84-0

117.1

Panesar to Dhoni, no run, full-length delivery on leg, Dhoni looks to attack, coming forward but is too late on the shot

117.2

Panesar to Dhoni, no run, prods a forward defence this time

117.3

Panesar to Dhoni, no run, pitches on leg, forcing Dhoni to defend on the front foot, but it's not convincing and an inside edge skews worryingly down

117.4

Panesar to Dhoni, 1 run, a more orthodox shot this time, pushing forward for a quick single

117.5

Panesar to Kumble, no run, reaches over and leans down into a forward defence

117.6

Panesar to Kumble, no run, similar ball and another slow, deliberate forward defence

India 430/6   MS Panesar 24-2-85-0

119.1

Panesar to Kumble, no run, on leg, Kumble squeezes down on a forward defensive while there's a hopeful "Catch it"

119.2

Panesar to Kumble, no run, driven forward without any power now

119.3

Panesar to Kumble, no run, on middle, briefly threatens, but the threat is killed with a forward defensive

119.4

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

119.5

Panesar to Kumble, no run, driven out to mid-off this time, a smooth shot straight to the fielder

119.6

Panesar to Kumble, no run, a touch more flight, dealt with via a forward defensive

India 438/6   MS Panesar 25-3-85-0

121.1

Panesar to Dhoni, 1 run, width outside off and whipped off the back foot behind point

121.2

Panesar to Kumble, no run, a well-struck straight drive has Panesar foraging like a truffle-snuffling pig in the undergrowth - but it's to good effect as he cuts off the ball

121.3

Panesar to Kumble, no run, a more regimental ball, a forward defensive

121.4

Panesar to Kumble, FOUR, hit inside-out, through extra-cover, and India's score creeps up and up

121.5

Panesar to Kumble, no run, thinks about a cover drive this time; settles on a check

121.6

Panesar to Kumble, no run, good placement from Panesar, matched by a forward defensive

India 448/6   MS Panesar 26-3-90-0

123.1

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

123.2

Panesar to Dhoni, no run, on leg, tried to rush to square but didn't time it at all

123.3

Panesar to Dhoni, 1 run, similar ball, but better timing allows the single to square and brings up India's 450

123.4

Panesar to Kumble, no run, over the wicket, pitching outside leg and Kumble pads it away

123.5

Panesar to Kumble, no run, on leg this time, Kumble playing on the front foot to defend

123.6

Panesar to Kumble, no run, a vaguely awkward attempt to bring bat and pad together, but the result's effective enough - a forward defensive

India 450/6   MS Panesar 27-3-91-0

125.1

Panesar to Dhoni, no run, on leg, rushed to square but without being properly timed

125.2

Panesar to Dhoni, no run, driven forward to mid-off, Dhoni still looking for his half-century, but will have to wait

125.3

Panesar to Dhoni, no run, worked forward again, but has to settle for no run

125.4

Panesar to Dhoni, no run, pushed through on leg, Dhoni working it back out to the on-side. Still no fifty

125.5

Panesar to Dhoni, FOUR, but it's there now - a quick drive through mid-on. His half-century, a fine one and ever-entertaining, has come up from 65 balls, his sixth Test fifty

125.6

Panesar to Dhoni, no run, thinks about working it to square, but doesn't risk the single

India 459/6   MS Panesar 28-3-95-0

127.1

Panesar to Dhoni, SIX, splendid shot, driven right over the top wide of long-on - hitting against the spin

127.2

Panesar to Dhoni, 2 runs, worked out to point

127.3

Panesar to Dhoni, SIX, down the track and shouldered straight over long-on for a smashing shot

127.4

Panesar to Dhoni, 1 run, defended on the front foot

127.5

Panesar to Kumble, no run, defended solidly into the leg-side

127.6

Panesar to Kumble, no run, defended on off this time

India 480/6   MS Panesar 29-3-110-0

137.1

Panesar to Kumble, no run, very flat, on leg stump, defended

137.2

Panesar to Kumble, no run, pushed to cover

137.3

Panesar to Kumble, no run, bat and pad together

137.4

Panesar to Kumble, 4 leg byes, more runs off the pad as Panesar drifts onto the legs and in beats Collingwood into the fine-leg boundary

137.5

Panesar to Kumble, no run, solid defense from Kumble

137.6

Panesar to Kumble, no run, blocks to end an uneventful over

India 526/7   MS Panesar 30-4-110-0

139.1

Panesar to Khan, no run, defended to silly point

139.2

Panesar to Khan, no run, goes for a huge heave over the leg side, but only manages an inside edge into his pad

139.3

Panesar to Khan, no run, comes forward this time, to silly point

139.4

Panesar to Khan, no run, fired in at leg stump

139.5

Panesar to Khan, no run, another wild heave-ho, doesn't get anything on this one and the ball misses the stumps by a fraction

139.6

Panesar to Khan, no run, thrusts his pad at the ball, half an appeal but too much bounce and outside off stump

India 527/7   MS Panesar 31-5-110-0

141.1

Panesar to Kumble, FOUR, some aggression from Kumble as he runs at Panesar and hammers this straight down the ground

141.2

Panesar to Kumble, no run, flatter again, Kumble lunges forward and defends

141.3

Panesar to Kumble, 1 run, again goes down the ground, but Monty gets a hand on it and mid-on is deeper now so it's just a single

141.4

Panesar to Khan, no run, turned to mid-on, who's saving one with Zaheer on strike

141.5

Panesar to Khan, no run, goes forward then back, plays out to cover, even the tailenders have time to adjust

141.6

Panesar to Khan, 1 run, inside edge into his pad, lobs into the leg side out of Cook's reach

India 538/7   MS Panesar 32-5-116-0

143.1

Panesar to Kumble, no run, Kumble skips down the track, it's another flat delivery and he blocks towards mid-on

143.2

Panesar to Kumble, FOUR, uses the pace on the ball to guide past slip and down to third man

143.3

Panesar to Kumble, no run, forward and defended back to the bowler

143.4

Panesar to Kumble, 1 run, touch slower, inside edge goes fine of short leg and they pick up one

143.5

Panesar to Khan, no run, props onto the front foot, how long can he resist?

143.6

Panesar to Khan, no run, well, for at least another ball as he plays forward very carefully

India 547/7   MS Panesar 33-5-121-0

146.1

Panesar to Kumble, no run, another lunge forward from Kumble, out to cover

146.2

Panesar to Kumble, no run, tickled to short fine-leg

146.3

Panesar to Kumble, no run, puts his pad to the line of the ball, kicks it away

146.4

Panesar to Kumble, no run, goes with the bat as well this time and the ball falls into the off side

146.5

Panesar to Kumble, no run, misses a flick of his legs and Prior takes behind the stumps

146.6

Panesar to Kumble, 2 runs, angled past slip, using Panesar's pace

India 559/7   MS Panesar 34-5-123-0

148.1

Panesar to Kumble, no run, tossed up on leg and middle stump, Kumble leans forward and defends

148.2

Panesar to Kumble, no run, driven towards mid-off on the front foot

148.3

Panesar to Kumble, no run, defended on the front foot to silly point

148.4

Panesar to Kumble, 1 run, Panesar drifts down leg side, Kumble sweeps to the fielder at short fine leg

148.5

Panesar to Khan, no run, loud appeal for leg before, Zaheer took a stride forward to defend and got hit on the pad, the ball was missing leg stump

148.6

Panesar to Khan, FOUR, a bit of width offered outside off and Zaheer cuts it away to the third man boundary

India 564/7   MS Panesar 35-5-128-0

150.1

Panesar to Kumble, no run, Panesar tosses it up outside leg stump, Kumble tries to sweep but misses

150.2

Panesar to Kumble, 1 run, cut through the off side for a single

150.3

Panesar to Khan, OUT, flighted delivery outside off stump, Zaheer moves his front leg out of the way and tries to slog it down the ground, he gets a top edge that flies high in the air and straight to Anderson at mid-off who takes an easy catch

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150.4

Panesar to Kumble, 1 run, bowled flatter through the air on off stump, Kumble moves on to the back foot, makes room, and cuts through the off side

150.5

Panesar to Singh, no run, bowled quickly through the air angling into the right-hander, defended on the front foot

150.6

Panesar to Singh, no run, RP Singh lunges forward in defence once again, but it isn't convincing

India 571/8   MS Panesar 36-5-130-1

152.1

Panesar to Kumble, no run, defended on the front foot towards the leg side

152.2

Panesar to Kumble, no run, tossed up on off stump, Kumble leans forward and drives towards cover

152.3

Panesar to Kumble, no run, Kumble tries to sweep a delivery that is pitched on leg but misses

152.4

Panesar to Kumble, 1 run, played through point for a single, RP Singh will have two balls to face

152.5

Panesar to Singh, no run, quicker delivery angling into the right-hander's middle stump, defended on the front foot

152.6

Panesar to Singh, no run, driven off the front foot towards mid-on

India 573/8   MS Panesar 37-5-131-1

154.1

Panesar to Kumble, 1 run, flighted delivery on middle stump, Kumble leans forward and drives to long-on

154.2

Panesar to Singh, no run, tossed up delivery drifting into the right-hander, RP Singh drives it back to Panesar

154.3

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

154.4

Panesar to Singh, no run, blocked on the front foot once again to silly point

154.5

Panesar to Singh, 2 runs, flighted delivery but Panesar strays on to middle and leg, RP Singh leans forward and drives past mid-on for two more

154.6

Panesar to Singh, no run, cut off the back foot towards point

India 577/8   MS Panesar 38-5-134-1

157.1

Panesar to Kumble, no run, flatter delivery on leg stump, Kumble leans forward and pads the ball away

157.2

Panesar to Kumble, no run, driven to long-on off the front foot, Kumble refuses the single

157.3

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

157.4

Panesar to Kumble, SIX, what a way to bring up the 600, Kumble uses his feet and comes down the pitch, he gets to the pitch of the ball and sends it soaring over the long-on fence with a free swing off the arms

157.5

Panesar to Kumble, 1 run, Kumble's taken the single with one ball to go

157.6

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

India 602/9   MS Panesar 39-5-141-1

159.1

Panesar to Kumble, no run, defended on the front foot, Panesar is bowling a lot quicker to Kumble

159.2

Panesar to Kumble, no run, defended to cover on the back foot

159.3

Panesar to Kumble, 1 run, Kumble moves on to the back foot and drives through cover, he takes the single and gives Sreesanth three balls

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   MS Panesar 40-5-142-1

161.1

Panesar to Kumble, no run, defended towards slip off the back foot

161.2

Panesar to Kumble, no run, Kumble lunges forward and defends back towards the bowler

161.3

Panesar to Kumble, no run, defended towards silly point on the front foot

161.4

Panesar to Kumble, FOUR, Kumble moves into the 90s for the first time in his career by making room and lofting Panesar inside out over cover, this is his highest score in Tests

161.5

Panesar to Kumble, no run, fired down leg side, Kumble tries to sweep but misses

161.6

Panesar to Kumble, 1 run, cut off the back foot through covers

India 622/9   MS Panesar 41-5-147-1

163.1

Panesar to Kumble, 4 byes, Panesar bowls it wide down leg side, Kumble tries to sweep but gets beaten, Prior tries to collect but also gets beaten, the ball nearly hits the helmet on its way to the boundary

163.2

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

163.3

Panesar to Kumble, no run, Kumble strides forward and blocks towards silly point

163.4

Panesar to Kumble, 1 run, he uses his feet to step down the track and drives the ball to long-on

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   MS Panesar 42-5-148-1

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

165.5

Panesar to Kumble, no run, more front-foot defence

165.6

Panesar to Kumble, no run, and a defence to round off the over

India 643/9   MS Panesar 43-5-155-1

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

167.3

Panesar to Kumble, no run, comes forward to prod on the front foot

167.4

Panesar to Kumble, no run, cut on the back foot, but straight into the ground

167.5

Panesar to Kumble, no run, on the spot, earns some over-the-head applause from Vaughan

167.6

Panesar to Kumble, no run, coming back in from outside leg, and cut into the ground

India 655/9   MS Panesar 44-5-158-1

169.1

Panesar to Kumble, 1 run, paddled round the corner - the down-on-one-knee sweep if you like. Which we do

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   MS Panesar 45-5-159-2
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