West Indies tour of England, 1st Test: England v West Indies at Lord's, May 6-8, 2009
England won by 10 wickets
Played at Lord's, London
6,7,8 May 2009 (5-day match)
  • Overs 1-50
  • Overs 51-100
  • Overs 101-150
14.1

Benn to Bopara, 1 run, tucked off leg stump out to deep square

14.2

Benn to Cook, no run, full outside off, driven out to short cover

14.3

Benn to Cook, 2 runs, well bowled, takes the outside edge as Cook plays forward and the edge does wide of slip towards third man

14.4

Benn to Cook, 1 run, turned from outside off through the leg side, they think of two but deep square-leg keeps them at a single

14.5

Benn to Bopara, 1 run, neatly tucked off the stumps again, a touch short from Benn...he's probably feeling a bit chilly

14.6

Benn to Cook, no run, goes back into his crease and defends into the off side

England 60/1   SJ Benn 1-0-5-0
16.1

Benn to Bopara, 1 run, tossed up on middle, nudged for a single

16.2

Benn to Cook, 1 run, flicked to leg

16.3

Benn to Bopara, 1 run, a full toss - or made into one, rather - but Bopara mis-times this flick to midwicket

16.4

Benn to Cook, no run, very full but his drive is mis-timed

16.5

Benn to Cook, no run, ooh that skids through a little low on Cook. Not the best of signs

16.6

Benn to Cook, no run, a touch of turn as Cook plays this off the back foot

England 64/1   SJ Benn 2-0-8-0
18.1

Benn to Cook, no run, on middle-and-leg and turned to leg

18.2

Benn to Cook, no run, tries to turn it to leg but gets leading edge, but there is no silly point

18.3

Benn to Cook, no run, tries to sweep but misses - prodigious bounce there for Benn

18.4

Benn to Cook, no run, down the leg side and he can't take advantage

18.5

Benn to Cook, no run, clipped crisply to midwicket

18.6

Benn to Cook, no run, left alone outside off, good take by the soft-handed Ramdin. Quality wicketkeeper, Mr Ramdin

England 68/1   SJ Benn 3-1-8-0
20.1

Benn to Cook, no run, on the back foot, Cook pats in defence

20.2

Benn to Cook, 2 runs, fired down the leg side, Cook flicks to fine leg for two

20.3

Benn to Cook, 1 run, worked to leg for another yawning single

20.4

Benn to Bopara, no run, nicely flighted on middle-and-leg, Bopara's forward into a defensive prod

20.5

Benn to Bopara, no run, driven back to the bowler

England 71/1   SJ Benn 3.5-1-11-0
22.1

Benn to Cook, no run, left alone outside off

22.2

Benn to Cook, 1 run, too straight this time and full enough for Cook to just turn his wrists on it to leg

22.3

Benn to Bopara, 1 run, tossed up on middle-and-leg, turned to leg - half a shout for lbw but he almost certainly got a thin edge on that, and the appeal was emphatically unconvincing

22.4

Benn to Cook, 1 run, flicked to leg

22.5

Benn to Bopara, no run, pushed out to the off side

22.6

Benn to Bopara, 1 run, short, wide and clattered into the ground short of point

England 76/1   SJ Benn 5-1-15-0
24.1

Benn to Cook, no run, blocked off the back foot

24.2

Benn to Cook, no run, fuller, but no turn and Cook blocks

24.3

Benn to Cook, no run, slightly fuller, driven out to the off side

24.4

Benn to Cook, no run, flicked to midwicket

24.5

Benn to Cook, no run

24.6

Benn to Cook, no run, on the back foot and defended

England 76/1   SJ Benn 6-2-15-0
26.1

Benn to Cook, no run, outside off, played off the back foot out to point

26.2

Benn to Cook, no run, Cook comes forward, smothering it to short midwicket

26.3

Benn to Cook, 1 bye, tossed wide of the off stump and the bounce, and width, defeats Ramdin's desperate snatch, the ball rebounding off his gloves and over the slip

26.4

Benn to Bopara, no run, tossed up on middle stump and blocked

26.5

Benn to Bopara, no run, nicely flighted on middle-and-off, Bopara's forward in defence

26.6

Benn to Bopara, FOUR, an actual boundary - and a beauty by Bopara. Rocks back, gives himself room outside leg and flashes it through the extra-cover region for four. Timed it very well

England 82/1   SJ Benn 7-2-19-0
28.1

Benn to Bopara, 2 runs, nurdled down to fine leg. Neatly played

28.2

Benn to Bopara, no run, tossed up on middle

28.3

Benn to Bopara, no run, nicely flighted and nicely driven but without much power, straight back to the bowler

28.4

Benn to Bopara, no run, firmly defended to short-leg

28.5

Benn to Bopara, FOUR, outside edge just wide of first slip! That spun out of nowhere and Bopara misread it, coming tentatively forward

28.6

Benn to Bopara, no run, blocked on middle stump

England 88/1   SJ Benn 8-2-25-0
37.1

Benn to Bopara, no run, well bowled, Bopara gets caught on the crease by one that doesn't turn and gets an inside edge down by his feet

37.2

Benn to Bopara, no run, big appeal from Benn, Bopara doesn't get too far forward and the ball comes back down the slope...that's a very close appeal, looks pretty straight

37.3

Benn to Bopara, 2 runs, this one runs away through backward point for a momentary release of pressure

37.4

Benn to Bopara, no run, driven firmly out to short cover

37.5

Benn to Bopara, no run, very full, pushed into the leg side

37.6

Benn to Bopara, no run, quicker ball on off stump, defended into the covers...testing over from Benn

England 107/3   SJ Benn 9-2-27-0
39.1

Benn to Bopara, 1 run, opens the face and finds the gap at cover, so Prior comes into strike

39.2

Benn to Prior, no run, quicker ball first up, Prior is alert and defends to the on side

39.3

Benn to Prior, no run, goes back to this one, played down the pitch to Benn

39.4

Benn to Prior, no run, nicely bowled on middle, defended with a straight bat

39.5

Benn to Prior, no run, arm ball from Benn, and that shaped in late to Prior who had to jab down quickly

39.6

Benn to Prior, 2 runs, outstanding bowling, this one bounces outside off and takes the edge just wide of slip and down towards third man

England 112/4   SJ Benn 10-2-30-0
41.1

Benn to Bopara, 1 run, rocks back nicely and cuts hard through the covers but there's a sweeper back

41.2

Benn to Prior, no run, good length from Benn, draws Prior forward and he defends out to point

41.3

Benn to Prior, no run, tossed up outside off, nice bounce to Ramdin

41.4

Benn to Prior, 1 run, takes the inside edge into the leg side, Ramdin chases to do the fielder

41.5

Benn to Bopara, no run, played down carefully in front of short leg

41.6

Benn to Bopara, FOUR, tossed up too much, comes out as a full toss which is flicked through midwicket to take Bopara to fifty off 102 balls...a great start to his time at the No. 3 berth, but England need him to carry on

England 124/4   SJ Benn 11-2-36-0
43.1

Benn to Bopara, 1 run, tossed up just outside off, clumped to mid-off for a hasty single

43.2

Benn to Prior, no run, firmly defended on the front foot

43.3

Benn to Prior, 1 run, a bit too short from Baker and it's nurdled around the corner

43.4

Benn to Bopara, no run, defended out to the off side

43.5

Benn to Bopara, no run, well bowled - excellent line and lenfth

43.6

Benn to Bopara, no run, too short, nudged to midwicket. Quicker ball

England 138/4   SJ Benn 12-2-38-0
45.1

Benn to Bopara, no run, flighted on middle-and-off. Bopara's forward into a defensive

45.2

Benn to Bopara, no run, pushed out to the off side

45.3

Benn to Bopara, no run

45.4

Benn to Bopara, no run, nice line, just outside off and defended

45.5

Benn to Bopara, no run, cautiously defended

45.6

Benn to Bopara, FOUR, a waste from Benn, down the leg side and it's off the pads for four. In fact, it's off the bat, according to the umpire...

England 142/4   SJ Benn 13-2-42-0
47.1

Benn to Bopara, no run, tossed up on middle stump, he's forward and defending

47.2

Benn to Bopara, no run, driven back to the bowler

47.3

Benn to Bopara, no run, excellent length - Bopara wasn't sure whether to come forward or go back, and rather lunged at the ball

47.4

Benn to Bopara, no run, Ramdin loves that delivery - hurrying onto Bopara

47.5

Benn to Bopara, 1 run, too short, he rocks back and cuts

47.6

Benn to Prior, no run, firmly forward into a defensive

England 145/4   SJ Benn 14-2-43-0
49.1

Benn to Bopara, no run, firmly clumped just past the bowler's left hand

49.2

Benn to Bopara, no run, aggressively driven - big stride down the pitch from Bopara

49.3

Benn to Bopara, no run, waits for this on the back foot, tucking to midwicket

49.4

Benn to Bopara, FOUR, oh, that's class and sheer confidence from Bopara. It was there to be hit, just outside off, but he committed to it completely, cover-driving and opening the face at the last moment. Really good shot

49.5

Benn to Bopara, no run, holds this one back on Bopara who defends

49.6

Benn to Bopara, 1 run, driven out past point

England 151/4   SJ Benn 15-2-48-0
51.1

Benn to Bopara, no run, defended on the front foot

51.2

Benn to Bopara, no run, opens up into a fine-looking cover drive, but straight to the fielder

51.3

Benn to Bopara, 1 run, quicker ball flicked to mid-on

51.4

Benn to Prior, no run, an extravagantly played forward defensive

51.5

Benn to Prior, 1 run, dropped out to the off side for a single

51.6

Benn to Bopara, 1 run, smudged for a single to leg to bring up the pair's fifty stand...

England 159/4   SJ Benn 16-2-51-0
53.1

Benn to Bopara, no run, flicked to leg

53.2

Benn to Bopara, no run, wide of the off stump and ignored

53.3

Benn to Bopara, no run, good line - good length, forcing him forward and it's defended

53.4

Benn to Bopara, 1 run, but this time it's down the leg side, and nurdled for a stolen single

53.5

Benn to Prior, FOUR, on the sweep, Prior paddles it very, very fine for four

53.6

Benn to Prior, 1 run, into a forward defensive out to cover

England 171/4   SJ Benn 17-2-57-0
69.1

Benn to Bopara, no run, comes forward and defends

69.2

Benn to Bopara, no run, plays back and defends

69.3

Benn to Bopara, no run, on off stump, comes well forward and defends

69.4

Benn to Bopara, no run, well bowled, hint of turn takes a leading edge into the off side...he wants a single but is soon sent back

69.5

Benn to Bopara, 1 run, full ball driven into the covers

69.6

Benn to Broad, 1 run, goes down very early and lap-sweeps from outside off to deep square-leg, he steals the strike off Bopara

England 226/5   SJ Benn 18-2-59-0
71.1

Benn to Bopara, no run, a teaser outside off which is left alone

71.2

Benn to Bopara, no run, defended on the back foot

71.3

Benn to Bopara, 1 run, and there it ... isn't. A crunching cover drive but the deep extra cover prevents four

71.4

Benn to Broad, no run, left alone outside off

71.5

Benn to Broad, 1 run, crisply clipped to mid-on

71.6

Benn to Bopara, no run, flighted outside off but Bopara will have to wait another over, as he defends on the front foot

England 232/5   SJ Benn 19-2-61-0
73.1

Benn to Broad, 1 run, flicked to leg

73.2

Benn to Bopara, no run, onto the front foot...and he defends

73.3

Benn to Bopara, 1 run, guided out to the off side for a single

73.4

Benn to Broad, no run, defended on the front foot

73.5

Benn to Broad, no run, clunked back to the bowler

73.6

Benn to Broad, no run, padded away

England 237/5   SJ Benn 20-2-63-0
75.1

Benn to Broad, FOUR, shot! That's an emphatically crunched off-drive for four. He lined up and just hit through the line, absolutely smacking it

75.2

Benn to Broad, no run, pushed back to the bowler

75.3

Benn to Broad, no run, and I think Ramdin has dropped him here. Quicker ball and Broad was late on it, nicking it through to the keeper who was similarly late on the delivery

75.4

Benn to Broad, no run, arrogantly crashed to cover. He's looking for a shot-a-ball here

75.5

Benn to Broad, no run, nudged to leg

75.6

Benn to Broad, no run, turned to leg once more

England 245/5   SJ Benn 21-2-67-0
77.1

Benn to Broad, no run, tossed up outside off, he comes forward to defend

77.2

Benn to Broad, FOUR, magnificent blow from Broad! A thumping clumping smash over wide mid-on

77.3

Benn to Broad, no run, defended on the front foot

77.4

Benn to Broad, no run, well played, skipping back into his crease and defending it solidly on the back foot

77.5

Benn to Broad, 1 run, nurdled around the corner

77.6

Benn to Bopara, 1 run, turned off his toes for a single

England 254/5   SJ Benn 22-2-73-0
79.1

Benn to Broad, no run, Broad's forward and defending

79.2

Benn to Broad, no run, blocked on the front foot

79.3

Benn to Broad, no run, fuller and quicker and he goes for a drive but gets an inside edge. Clever, accurate bowling

79.4

Benn to Broad, no run, ah this is good stuff from Benn. A touch shorter, but again Broad's beaten for pace as he tries to cut

79.5

Benn to Broad, no run, oh dear. He's dropped him! Make that drop number six. A flappy, loose stroke straight back to Benn who just couldn't quite reach it...but his jump was late, and he ought to have snaffled that

79.6

Benn to Broad, no run, pushed back to the bowler

England 260/5   SJ Benn 23-3-73-0
81.1

Benn to Broad, no run, left alone

81.2

Benn to Broad, no run, blocked firmly on the front foot

81.3

Benn to Broad, no run, ignored outside off

81.4

Benn to Broad, no run, tossed up - a little teaser for Broad - but he just calmly strokes it to mid-off

81.5

Benn to Broad, OUT, gone this time, at last, as he cuts this shorter ball to Taylor's right in the gully. Subdued celebrations from the West Indians and a fine 38 from Broad (albeit one with at least three missed chances)

SCJ Broad c Taylor b Benn 38 (91m 71b 5x4 0x6) SR: 53.52

81.6

Benn to Bresnan, no run, fired in! Much, much quicker but Bresnan digs it out

England 262/6   SJ Benn 24-4-73-1
83.1

Benn to Bresnan, no run, this one turns. Haven't seen that, much

83.2

Benn to Bresnan, FOUR, hammered with Yorkshire guts through cover for four. Tossed up outside off and he fairly smacked it

83.3

Benn to Bresnan, no run, short of a length, turned to leg and he roars "no"

83.4

Benn to Bresnan, no run, sliding down leg - neatly taken by Ramdin

83.5

Benn to Bresnan, no run, clamps down on the front foot

83.6

Benn to Bresnan, 1 run, calmly forward and steals the strike with a nudge to leg

England 269/6   SJ Benn 25-4-78-1
85.1

Benn to Bresnan, no run, patted out to cover

85.2

Benn to Bresnan, OUT, got him! Well, it was a quick ball scooting into his pads but it did seem to be going over the top to me. The umpire knows better, though, and up goes the finger

TT Bresnan lbw b Benn 9 (16m 16b 1x4 0x6) SR: 56.25

85.3

Benn to Swann, 2 runs, another quicker ball - really very quick indeed - which Swann nudges to leg

85.4

Benn to Swann, no run, flighted on middle and defended

85.5

Benn to Swann, no run, Swann's forward, again, and blocking this full delivery very firmly

85.6

Benn to Swann, no run, tries to whip it to leg but misses

England 277/7   SJ Benn 26-4-80-2
90.1

Benn to Bopara, 1 run, driven firmly up to mid-off and West Indies start the day with a misfield as Edwards fumbles...not the start they wanted

90.2

Benn to Swann, 1 run, worked into the gap at cover, a comfortable single

90.3

Benn to Bopara, 1 run, worked off the stumps square on the leg side, a very easy start to the day for England

90.4

Benn to Swann, no run, played out square on the off side to point

90.5

Benn to Swann, 1 run, full outside off, Swann frees his arms and hammers it through the covers but there's a sweeper out there

90.6

Benn to Bopara, no run, defended softly on off stump

England 293/7   SJ Benn 27-4-84-2
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