West Indies tour of England and Ireland, 2007 / Commentary

The Wisden Trophy - 3rd Test

England v West Indies

England won by 60 runs

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

78.1

Sammy to Plunkett, no run, patted into the off side

78.2

Sammy to Plunkett, no run, back and across to block

78.3

Sammy to Plunkett, no run, left alone

78.4

Sammy to Plunkett, no run, pitched up, Plunkett into line

78.5

Sammy to Plunkett, 1 run, jagged back into Plunkett and he gets cramped as he goes back, a thick inside edge bobbles into the leg side

England 267/6   LE Plunkett 1* (5b)

79.1

Bravo to Plunkett, 2 runs, shortish outside off and Plunkett swats it far from convincingly to deep midwicket

79.2

Bravo to Plunkett, no run, fuller and slower, Plunkett not sucked in, he waits and blocks

79.3

Bravo to Plunkett, no run, dug in, too much so, Plunkett turns his head as he gets out of the way

79.4

Bravo to Plunkett, no run, the ball flicks the pad as it goes down the leg side, Ramdin makes a good stop diving low to his left

79.5

Bravo to Plunkett, no run, too wide down the off, Plunkett isn't going to nibble at those

79.6

Bravo to Plunkett, no run, banged in again, Plunkett having none of it and he flicks his head out of the line

England 269/6   LE Plunkett 3* (11b)

80.5

Sammy to Plunkett, no run, Plunkett not looking to do anything too heroic

80.6

Sammy to Plunkett, no run, back and punched to point

England 270/6   LE Plunkett 3* (13b)

81.3

Bravo to Plunkett, no run, slower ball, fuller as well, Plunkett spots it

81.4

Bravo to Plunkett, 2 runs, another short one and Plunkett has had enough ... he hooks, quite well, along the ground

81.5

Bravo to Plunkett, no run, yorker length but the line was wrong, outside off, Plunkett toe-ends the ball into the covers

81.6

Bravo to Plunkett, no run, driven across the line to midwicket

England 274/6   LE Plunkett 5* (17b)

82.2

Taylor to Plunkett, no run, left alone outside off stump

82.3

Taylor to Plunkett, no run, again Plunkett happy to leave it alone

82.4

Taylor to Plunkett, no run, steered from the crease to gully

82.5

Taylor to Plunkett, no run, back and into line, and once more the ball scurries to gully

82.6

Taylor to Plunkett, FOUR, a long hop, asking to be hit and Plunkett obliges, pulling it between mid-on and midwicket

England 280/6   LE Plunkett 9* (22b 1x4)

83.2

Edwards to Plunkett, no run, fired in on target, Plunkett back to defend

83.3

Edwards to Plunkett, FOUR, short, Plunkett back, it's too big for him to keep down and he gets away with it as the ball flies past second slip

83.4

Edwards to Plunkett, no run, super bouncer, on target and Plunkett totters back as he manages to avoid the ball hitting either his gloves or skull

83.5

Edwards to Plunkett, OUT, super one-two ... the bouncer softened him up and Edwards follows with a good-length delivery which swings as well, Plunkett, heading ever-so-slightly towards square leg, is beaten all ends up and the ball hits the middle stump two-thirds up and sends it flying

LE Plunkett b Edwards 13 (28m 26b 2x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

England 285/7   LE Plunkett 13 (26b 2x4)
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Series Results
England v West Indies at Chester-le-Street - Jun 15-19, 2007
England won by 7 wickets
England v West Indies at Manchester - Jun 7-11, 2007
England won by 60 runs
England v West Indies at Leeds - May 25-28, 2007
England won by an innings and 283 runs
England v West Indies at Lord's - May 17-21, 2007
Match drawn
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Jun 11, 2007

Monty Panesar makes an unsuccessful appeal, England v West Indies, 3rd Test, Old Trafford, June 11, 2007

Monty Panesar makes an unsuccessful appeal

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Jun 11, 2007

Monty's flying purpose - Panesar celebrates removing Corey Collymore to seal the series,  England v West Indies, 3rd Test, Old Trafford, June 11, 2007

Monty's flying purpose - Panesar celebrates removing Corey Collymore to seal the series

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