England in India ODI Series - 4th ODI

India v England

India won by 5 wickets (with 15 balls remaining)

36.4

Jadeja to Root, no run, goes forward in defence to a full delivery

36.5

Jadeja to Root, no run, flatter delivery on off, Root takes a positive stride to place it towards off side

36.6

Jadeja to Root, no run, spots the length and goes back immediately, defends it to off side

England 142/4   JE Root 0* (3b)

37.3

I Sharma to Root, FOUR, dropped at first slip by Virat! The fielder was just moved in before the ball. Root played a loose drive and edged it to the left of Kohli, who decides to go with one hand rather than two and drops it.

37.4

I Sharma to Root, no run, beats him now with a short of length delivery outside off. Root didn't cover the line of the ball completely

37.5

I Sharma to Root, 1 run, length ball outside off, Root comes forward and outside-edges it to third-man

England 148/4   JE Root 5* (6b 1x4)

38.2

Jadeja to Root, FOUR, on the middle stump line, Root spots that and sweeps it fine to deep backward square leg boundary

38.3

Jadeja to Root, no run, front foot defence by the batsman this time

38.4

Jadeja to Root, no run, flatter delivery on off, defended back to the bowler

38.5

Jadeja to Root, no run, pushed up to the batsman who comes forward and drives it to cover

38.6

Jadeja to Root, no run, quicker and shorter, on the stumps, Root stays back and defends it. The ball stays a touch low

England 154/4   JE Root 9* (11b 2x4)

39.3

I Sharma to Root, no run, length ball on off stump, Root watches that closely and defends it towards point

39.4

I Sharma to Root, no run, length ball on off, Root gets solidly behind that one to play it towards cover

39.5

I Sharma to Root, 2 runs, fuller length but Root gets some width this time, he comes forward and drives it to deep point for a couple

39.6

I Sharma to Root, no run, fuller length, angling in to the batsman, Root drives it straight to midwicket

England 157/4   JE Root 11* (15b 2x4)

40.2

Raina to Root, 1 run, gives it some air, but it is honing on the leg line, Root drives it towards deep midwicket

40.4

Raina to Root, no run, attempts a reverse sweep but is unable to make a connection

40.5

Raina to Root, 1 run, gets it right this time, but his reverse sweep goes to the right of short third man and Ishant makes a good stop

England 161/4   JE Root 13* (18b 2x4)

41.1

Mohammed Shami to Root, FOUR, it was a length ball outside off, but Root took a couple of steps forward to get to the pitch, drives it beautifully through the gap at extra cover

41.2

Mohammed Shami to Root, no run, length ball outside off, defended towards point off the front foot

41.3

Mohammed Shami to Root, no run, short of length outside off, Root goes right back to defend that to the off side

41.4

Mohammed Shami to Root, 2 runs, another short of length delivery outside off, Root opens the face and plays it past point for a couple easily

41.5

Mohammed Shami to Root, no run, length ball outside off, Root comes forward a touch early and inside edges the ball on to his pads

41.6

Mohammed Shami to Root, 1 run, fuller length delivery on the off, it is driven hard to mid-on and the batsmen set off for a single. Raina takes ages to get rid of the ball, otherwise it could have been interesting

England 168/4   JE Root 20* (24b 3x4)

42.1

Raina to Root, 1 run, he comes down to the track to this flatter delivery on the middle and leg, pushes is to long-on

42.3

Raina to Root, 1 run

England 171/4   JE Root 22* (26b 3x4)

43.3

Mohammed Shami to Root, 1 run, fuller delivery on off stump, Root shovels it to the leg side for a single

43.5

Mohammed Shami to Root, 1 run, waits in the crease for this length ball outside off and opens the face to run it down to third man

England 184/4   JE Root 24* (28b 3x4)

44.1

Ashwin to Root, SIX, flighted delivery on off stump and Root picks it up from there and sends it flying over the deep midwicket boundary for the first six of the match

44.2

Ashwin to Root, no run, flighted on the pads, he pushes it to midwicket off the front foot

44.3

Ashwin to Root, 2 runs, on the middle and leg line, Root quickly readies himself for the sweep and places it fine to deep backward square leg

44.4

Ashwin to Root, FOUR, gets a short ball outside off and he takes full advantage, punches it hard through cover for another boundary

44.5

Ashwin to Root, 1 run, flighted delivery on off stump, driven to deep midwicket for a single

England 201/4   JE Root 37* (33b 4x4 1x6)

45.1

I Sharma to Root, FOUR, he gets a full delivery and obliges by playing a scoop shot over the short fine fielder for more runs

45.2

I Sharma to Root, 1 run, good yorker aimed at the middle stump, Root blocks it out towards the off side and takes a single

England 210/4   JE Root 42* (35b 5x4 1x6)

46.2

Jadeja to Root, no run, length on the middle stump, Root shovels it to the leg side but can't beat midwicket

46.3

Jadeja to Root, 1 run, Raina drops a dolly! Root went for another shovel shot and got a top-edge that went tamely towards Raina, who got under it. The ball just popped out in the end.

46.5

Jadeja to Root, no run, flat and straight, driven back to the bowler

46.6

Jadeja to Root, no run, defended back to the bowler off the front foot

England 224/5   JE Root 43* (39b 5x4 1x6)

47.3

I Sharma to Root, FOUR, how well was that played. Root turns around and plays a reverse scoop to a low full-toss, through third-man

47.4

I Sharma to Root, 1 run, attempts the shot again, but is not able to get under it completely as it is a slower ball, plays it to short third man ans the batsmen scamper for a single

47.6

I Sharma to Root, no run, comes down the track and turns Ishant's attempted yorker to a low full-toss, but is unable to take advantage as he plays it straight to square leg

England 231/5   JE Root 48* (42b 6x4 1x6)

49.2

Mohammed Shami to Root, FOUR, he gets to his fifty with a boundary. He came down the track and pulled this short delivery to deep square leg

49.3

Mohammed Shami to Root, FOUR, he charges down the track and hits it past the bowler for yet another boundary

49.4

Mohammed Shami to Root, 1 run, he bowls a good yorker which is blocked back to him, he gathers the ball and has a shy at the non-strikers, but misses and allows an overthrow

England 252/7   JE Root 57* (45b 8x4 1x6)
Series Results
India v England at Dharamsala - Jan 27, 2013
England won by 7 wickets (with 16 balls remaining)
India v England at Mohali - Jan 23, 2013
India won by 5 wickets (with 15 balls remaining)
India v England at Ranchi - Jan 19, 2013
India won by 7 wickets (with 131 balls remaining)
India v England at Kochi - Jan 15, 2013
India won by 127 runs
India v England at Rajkot - Jan 11, 2013
England won by 9 runs
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Photos

Jan 23, 2013

Suresh Raina plays one through the leg side, India v England, 4th ODI, Mohali, January 23, 2013

Suresh Raina plays one through the leg side

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Jan 23, 2013

Suresh Raina scored an attacking half-century, India v England, 4th ODI, Mohali, January 23, 2013

Suresh Raina scored an attacking half-century

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