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

NatWest Series [India in England] - 2nd ODI

England v India

India won by 9 runs

12.1

Tremlett to Tendulkar, no run, Gentle seam-up stuff, loosener as they say, outside off and Tendulkar lets Prior come in to play.

12.2

Tremlett to Tendulkar, FOUR, 50 arrives with a stunning strike. Tendulkar backs away to the leg side, as he charges down the track, and drives a length delivery inside-out over cover

12.3

Tremlett to Tendulkar, no run, And he does that strange shuffle again. He shuffles right across in a pre-determined way, and is beaten by a regular delivery in the corridor outside off stump.

12.4

Tremlett to Tendulkar, no run, beaten again. Tendulkar is bit late in trying to dab a length delivery outside off. It was almost as if he expected some other delivery and was getting ready for it.

12.5

Tremlett to Tendulkar, no run

12.6

Tremlett to Tendulkar, no run

India 53/0   CT Tremlett 1-0-4-0

14.1

Tremlett to Tendulkar, no run, On a length, around middle and off, defended with the full face of the bat

14.2

Tremlett to Tendulkar, 1 run, rund down the track, backs to the leg side in the process, Tremlett hits the deck short of length on the leg and middle line and Tendulkar guides it to third man

14.3

Tremlett to Ganguly, FOUR, Slashed through vacant slip region. Ganguly decides to back to leg side and tries to slog a short-of-length delivery over mid on. Instead, it flies off the top edge high to left of Prior.

14.4

Tremlett to Ganguly, no run, again he backs to leg side and drills a full-pitched delivery on the stumps to mid off

14.5

Tremlett to Ganguly, 1 run, stays where he is and taps a length delivery close on the off side and rushes across for a quick single

14.6

Tremlett to Tendulkar, FOUR, That shuffle across to the off side and he places a short-of-length delivery on the stumps past the short fine-leg fielder in the circle.

India 69/0   CT Tremlett 2-0-14-0

16.1

Tremlett to Ganguly, 1 leg bye

16.2

Tremlett to Tendulkar, no run, on the off stump line, pushed to the off side

16.3

Tremlett to Tendulkar, 1 run

16.4

Tremlett to Ganguly, (no ball) SIX, Ganguly breaks free with a slap over long on. He backed away to the leg side, Tremlett hurled it in short of length on the middle stump line and Ganguly flat-batted it over long on.

16.4

Tremlett to Ganguly, no run, on the off stump line, guided to point

16.5

Tremlett to Ganguly, FOUR, Full-pitched, outside leg stump line and Ganguly drills it straight down the ground. Four more. He is going after Tremlett.

16.6

Tremlett to Ganguly, FOUR, Continues with his onslaught. Another slash and this one flies over the vacant slip region. Full and angling away from Ganguly who frees his arms. 100 up for India.

India 100/0   CT Tremlett 3-0-30-0

24.1

Tremlett to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, short of length, outside off, punched to sweeper cover

24.2

Tremlett to Tendulkar, SIX, Wow! A stunning strike. Flashback to the best of Sachin. He charges down the track and flat-bats a length delivery right over long off. Up, up and over. Tendulkar has, now, scored 1000 runs against England.

24.3

Tremlett to Tendulkar, no run, on the middle, short of length, worked to midwicket

24.4

Tremlett to Tendulkar, 1 run, short of length, outside off, punched through extra cover for a single

24.5

Tremlett to Yuvraj Singh, no run, short of length and outside off, Yuvraj has a flash and a miss

24.6

Tremlett to Yuvraj Singh, no run, And he is beaten again. Too full to cut.

India 146/1   CT Tremlett 4-0-38-0

34.1

Tremlett to Yuvraj Singh, no run, length delivery on the off, pushed to cover

34.2

Tremlett to Yuvraj Singh, no run, short of length, on the middle, pulls to midwicket

34.3

Tremlett to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, length delivery outside off, pushed to extra cover

34.4

Tremlett to Dravid, 1 run, 200 up with a glance to backward square leg

34.5

Tremlett to Yuvraj Singh, no run

34.6

Tremlett to Yuvraj Singh, 2 runs, length delivery, drifting down the leg side and glanced away for couple of runs

India 202/2   CT Tremlett 5-0-42-0

36.1

Tremlett to Dravid, 1 run, kicks up from short of length, Dravid hops to get on top of the bounce and defends to the on side

36.2

Tremlett to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, on the middle and leg, tucked behind square leg for a single

36.3

Tremlett to Dravid, no run, fuller, on the off stump line, Dravid drives straight to mid off

36.4

Tremlett to Dravid, 1 no ball, bangs it in short, on the leg stump line, Dravid swivels to pull but doesn't quite connect well.

36.4

Tremlett to Dravid, no run, fuller, outside off, steered to backward point

36.5

Tremlett to Dravid, 2 runs, fullish, on the off and middle, Dravid leans forward to flick it past midwicket

36.6

Tremlett to Dravid, no run, lands on a length, just outside off, Dravid goes back, taps it gently on the off side, looks for a run but Yuvraj sends him back.

India 210/2   CT Tremlett 6-0-47-0

38.1

Tremlett to Yuvraj Singh, no run, full-pitched outside off, driven straight to mid off.

38.2

Tremlett to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, Yuvraj breaks free with a fierce pull. Short of length and pulled over midwicekt

38.3

Tremlett to Yuvraj Singh, no run, short of length, just outside off, dabbed to midwicket

38.4

Tremlett to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, full and outside off, wafted away to sweeper cover

38.5

Tremlett to Dravid, 1 wide, sliding down the leg side, Dravid can't connect with his pull shot

38.5

Tremlett to Dravid, 1 run, he comes down the track, tries to heave it over the bowler's head but mistimes the lofted shot to midwicket

38.6

Tremlett to Yuvraj Singh, (no ball) 1 run, overpitched on the middle and leg, driven to long on for a single

38.6

Tremlett to Dravid, 1 run, short of length, cut away to deep point

India 225/2   CT Tremlett 7-0-57-0

41.1

Tremlett to Dravid, 1 run, bouncer on the middle line, Dravid shapes to pull and edges it behind square-leg for a single.

41.2

Tremlett to Dhoni, 1 run, short of length, outside off stump, Dhoni goes back and across to guide it past backward point

41.3

Tremlett to Dravid, no run, full in length, outside off, driven to cover

41.4

Tremlett to Dravid, no run, full in length, in the corridor outside off and Dravid is beaten, trying a cute dab to third man

41.5

Tremlett to Dravid, 1 run, climbs from short of length, outside off, cut to third man for a single

41.6

Tremlett to Dhoni, 1 run, a rare full delivery to Dhoni - they have been hitting the short of length to him and driven to sweeper cover

India 247/3   CT Tremlett 8-0-61-0

43.1

Tremlett to Dravid, FOUR, full in length, outside off, Dravid goes for a slog-drive, makes contact with the inner-half of the bat but still gets it to the boundary at widish long on region. Flintoff tries to stop it with a sliding dive in to the advertising hoardings. Not a smart move, considering he has just come back from a injury

43.2

Tremlett to Dravid, 1 wide, full in length, outside off. Wide called. A harsh call.

43.2

Tremlett to Dravid, 1 run

43.3

Tremlett to Dhoni, 1 run, short of length, outside off, Dhoni gets on top of the bounce, punches it through backward point

43.4

Tremlett to Dravid, 1 run, full in length, just outside off, driven to long on

43.5

Tremlett to Dhoni, no run, almost at the blockhole length, outside off, stabbed away down the track

43.6

Tremlett to Dhoni, FOUR, full-toss, on the off stump line and Dhoni flat-bats it straight down the ground.

India 268/3   CT Tremlett 9-0-73-0
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England v India at Leeds - Sep 2, 2007
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England v India at Manchester - Aug 30, 2007
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Photos

Aug 25, 2007

Rahul Dravid was named Man of the Match for his 63-ball 92, England v India, 2nd ODI, Bristol, August 24, 2007

Rahul Dravid was named Man of the Match for his 63-ball 92

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Aug 24, 2007

Andrew Flintoff felt pain in his knee after crashing into an advertising board during India's innings, England v India, 2nd ODI, Bristol, August 25, 2007

Andrew Flintoff felt pain in his knee during India's innings

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