India tour of Ireland, England and Scotland, 3rd Test: England v India at The Oval, Aug 9-13, 2007
Pataudi Trophy - 3rd Test
Match drawn
9,10,11,12,13 August 2007 (5-day match)
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130.1

Pietersen to Dhoni, no run, that would have been a one-day wide down leg. As it is, it's a Test dot

130.2

Pietersen to Dhoni, no run, on off, defended forward

130.3

Pietersen to Dhoni, SIX, Dhoni doesn't really mess around, stepping down and muscling that one right over lond0on into the middle tier

130.4

Pietersen to Dhoni, SIX, short and crashed again - this one pulled up and over square, off a top-edge

130.5

Pietersen to Dhoni, OUT, doesn't work this time and he holes out to Cook at deep square. He couldn't resist standing up and trying to deliver a scoop but doesn't get enough under it, Cook taking a good catch, low

MS Dhoni c Cook b Pietersen 92 (120m 81b 9x4 4x6) SR: 113.58

130.6

Pietersen to Khan, no run, tight delivery, defended on the front foot

India 508/7   KP Pietersen 1-0-12-1
132.1

Pietersen to Kumble, no run, driven up to mid-off

132.2

Pietersen to Kumble, no run, very full, inside edge into the pads and dribbles into the covers

132.3

Pietersen to Kumble, 1 run, floated outside off stump, Kumble steps forward to drive for an easy single to mid-off

132.4

Pietersen to Khan, no run, off the pad to short leg, no danger, Bucknor grins

132.5

Pietersen to Khan, 2 runs, low full toss, whipped through midwicket and time for two

132.6

Pietersen to Khan, no run, gentle offspinner, gentle forward defense, all very gentle

India 512/7   KP Pietersen 2-0-15-1
162.1

Pietersen to Kumble, no run, driven back to the bowler on the front foot

162.2

Pietersen to Kumble, no run, Kumble tries to flick a leg-side delivery but gets hit on the pad

162.3

Pietersen to Kumble, no run, bowled flat and quick on off stump, defended on the front foot

162.4

Pietersen to Kumble, no run, pushed towards cover on the front foot once again, no runs so far in the over

162.5

Pietersen to Kumble, 1 run, Kumble gives Pietersen the charge and drives the ball firmly to mid-off where Anderson fumbles and allows the single

162.6

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

India 623/9   KP Pietersen 3-0-16-1
164.1

Pietersen to Kumble, no run, some bounce there, not a lot, but enough to have Kumble defending forward

164.2

Pietersen to Kumble, no run, sharp turn in, but short enough for Kumble to have time to think about it and defend forward quickly

164.3

Pietersen to Kumble, FOUR, a touch wide, sits up and Kumble cuts away through cover

164.4

Pietersen to Kumble, no run, loops one up - proper loop-the-loop stuff - wide of off stump - Kumble isn't interested

164.5

Pietersen to Kumble, FOUR, got there in an extraordinary way! Pietersen drew him forward, he moved away and ended up yorking himself and got a bottom edge on it. It looked like a missed stumping, but nobody will begrudge him his first Test century, and indeed everyone is standing and clapping.

164.6

Pietersen to Kumble, no run, oh, nearly a feather through - but not quite

India 636/9   KP Pietersen 4-0-24-1
166.1

Pietersen to Sreesanth, 1 run, paddled round the corner

166.2

Pietersen to Kumble, 2 runs, driven in front of midwicket

166.3

Pietersen to Kumble, FOUR, backed away and cut away through cover

166.4

Pietersen to Kumble, 2 runs, outside off, and cut straight to point

166.5

Pietersen to Kumble, no run, outside off, backed away, but too late on the shot

166.6

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

India 652/9   KP Pietersen 5-0-33-1
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   KP Pietersen 6-0-41-1
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