ICC World Twenty20, 10th Match, Group A: England v India at Colombo (RPS), Sep 23, 2012
ICC World Twenty20 - 10th match, Group A
India won by 90 runs
Played at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo (neutral venue)
23 September 2012 - night match (20-over match)
0.1

Finn to Gambhir, 1 run, short of a length, on middle and leg, seaming away a touch, edged away past second slip. And Finn has fallen over in his follow through. Hope he doesn't kick the stumps

0.5

Finn to Gambhir, 1 wide, posthumous swing there. Short of a length, just outside leg, and swings away big time after passing Gambhir's hip. Kieswetter does well to collect it with a dive

0.5

Finn to Gambhir, 1 run, dug in short again, Gambhir is in the air to try to work it away, is hit on the thigh, and Pathan calls him through for a leg-bye, even though the ball has gone about six feet from the stumps

India 6/0   G Gambhir 2* (2b)
1.1

Dernbach to Gambhir, no run, short and wide, that's a four ball, but Gambhir misses out on the quick

1.2

Dernbach to Gambhir, no run, short of a length, on the pads, pushed to square leg inside the circle

1.3

Dernbach to Gambhir, FOUR, that's a bit of rubbish. Short, gentle pace, pitched outside leg, and it bounces just waist high. Gambhir pulls it away between square leg and midwicket

1.4

Dernbach to Gambhir, FOUR, that's a nice shot. Length ball, outside off, Gambhir follows it, opens the face, and times it superbly, placing it to the right of point and left of third man

1.5

Dernbach to Gambhir, 1 leg bye, short of a length, outside leg, Gambhir gets a leg-bye around the corner

India 15/0   G Gambhir 10* (7b 2x4)
2.2

Finn to Gambhir, 1 run, short of a length, outside off, dabbed away for a single

India 19/0   G Gambhir 11* (8b 2x4)
3.1

Broad to Gambhir, 1 run, short of a length, middle and leg, worked away towards deep square

3.6

Broad to Gambhir, no run, short of a length, outside off, plays the dab, but can't beat point

India 34/1   G Gambhir 12* (10b 2x4)
4.3

Bresnan to Gambhir, 1 run, short of a length, just outside off, and they drop and run before Morgan can swoop in

India 36/1   G Gambhir 13* (11b 2x4)
5.4

Finn to Gambhir, FOUR, Gambhir gets into the act now. Dances down the wicket, and makes room too before crashing this shortish delivery between cover and cover-point

5.5

Finn to Gambhir, 1 run, dabs this one past point for a single

India 51/1   G Gambhir 18* (13b 3x4)
6.2

Swann to Gambhir, 1 run, Gambhir is down the wicket right away, and chips him to long-off for one

6.5

Swann to Gambhir, 1 wide, fired down the leg side, and is a wide

6.5

Swann to Gambhir, 1 run, slower now, but no turn still, punched away to deep midwicket

India 57/1   G Gambhir 20* (15b 3x4)
7.2

Broad to Gambhir, 1 run, bouncer, pulled away crunchily, doesn't keep it down, but it bounces short of deep midwicket

7.6

Broad to Gambhir, 1 run, short of a length, on the stumps, runs it down to third man for one

India 66/1   G Gambhir 22* (17b 3x4)
8.1

Swann to Gambhir, 1 run, gets too close to the pitch of the ball as he dances down, but manages to chip it well short of long-off for one

8.4

Swann to Gambhir, no run, nice delivery. Full, middle and leg, surprises Gambhir with no turn and quickness. Hits the pads, gets a dot

8.5

Swann to Gambhir, 1 run, beaten in the flight as Swann tosses this up, but Gambhir manages to chip this over the infield on the off side

India 69/1   G Gambhir 24* (20b 3x4)
9.3

Bresnan to Gambhir, 1 run, bouncer, hits him high on the bat as he pulls, but the ball doesn't go up, and he gets a single to deep square

9.5

Bresnan to Gambhir, 1 run, digs it in short again, but it bounces only waist high, and he has pulled it to deep square on the bounce

India 78/1   G Gambhir 26* (22b 3x4)
10.1

Swann to Gambhir, 1 bye, how did that not bowl him? Missed stumping anyway. Beats Gambhir in the flight as this dips on him, and he falls over, and the ball squeezes between him and the leg stump. Kieswetter makes a mess of it

10.6

Swann to Gambhir, 1 leg bye, How did Aleem not give that? Flighted on off, doesn;t turn, goes with the arm, beats Gambhir who is playing across the line. Live time, that looked plumb. Aleem, though, doesn't raise his finger, and calls it a leg-bye too, which rules out an edge

India 83/2   G Gambhir 26* (24b 3x4)
11.1

Dernbach to Gambhir, 1 run, short of a length, on off, dabbed away to third man

11.4

Dernbach to Gambhir, 1 run, slower ball, 110ks, short of a length, on the stumps, Gambhir reads it well, and runs it down to third man

India 86/2   G Gambhir 28* (26b 3x4)
12.3

Swann to Gambhir, 1 run, angling into the pads, pushed into the leg side for one

12.5

Swann to Gambhir, 1 run, flighted outside off, a half-volley really, driven to sweeper-cover

India 95/2   G Gambhir 30* (28b 3x4)
13.1

Broad to Gambhir, FOUR, short of a length, outside of,f driven powerfully on the up, to the left of Fin n at sweeper-cover, who dives all over it

13.2

Broad to Gambhir, 1 run, slower short ball, pulled away without control, but it doesn't carry to midwicket

13.4

Broad to Gambhir, 1 run, short, pulled away to deep midwicket on the bounce. He connected this well

13.6

Broad to Gambhir, 1 run, slower ball, short of a length, pitches leg, cuts away, Gambhir drops and runs, and gets the single easily

India 106/2   G Gambhir 37* (32b 4x4)
14.1

Bresnan to Gambhir, FOUR, length ball on the pads with fine leg really square. Gambhir plays it fine, and gets four for it

14.2

Bresnan to Gambhir, 1 run, dabs this wide of cover for one

14.5

Bresnan to Gambhir, 1 run, slower bouncer, and Gambhir has mistimed it horrible, but has got it to land between the infield and the boundary riders

India 113/2   G Gambhir 43* (35b 5x4)
15.3

Finn to Gambhir, no run, lovely bouncer, 137ks, really sharp, between the shoulder and the head, and rising as it reached Kieswetter, who makes a one-handed overhead take

15.4

Finn to Gambhir, 2 runs, slower ball, Gambhir mis-hits the slog, and it lands safe between three men - midwicket, long-on and deep square

15.5

Finn to Gambhir, OUT, Finn has got his man. Gambhir has had a patchy innings, and finally one goes to hand. It;s the slower offcutter again, Gambhir looks to make room and go over extra cover, but all he manages is a healthy edge.The ball, though, is dying on Kieswetter, who dives forward to complete the catch

G Gambhir c †Kieswetter b Finn 45 (70m 38b 5x4 0x6) SR: 118.42

India 119/3   G Gambhir 45 (38b 5x4)
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