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October 15, 2006
India 126 for 6 (Tendulkar 35) beat England 125 (Collingwood 38) by 4 wickets
Scorecard and ball-by-ball details
Bulletin - India clinch a low-scoring affair
Comment - Pathan dismisses the blues
Verdict - A fudged statement of intent
Audio - Sanjay Manjrekar - Aggressive Tendulkar a good sign
Audio - Ravi Shastri - Dravid should bat at No. 5
Dravid quotes - 'Irfan is a proven matchwinner'
Tour diary - Diwali comes a tad early
Gallery - England slump to defeat against India
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