England in India ODI Series - 4th ODI

India v England

India won by 5 wickets (with 15 balls remaining)

10.1

Kumar to Pietersen, 1 bye, short of length delivery, gets up on the batsman, who gets beaten. Dhoni is unable to collect it cleanly

England 38/1   KP Pietersen 0* (1b)

11.1

I Sharma to Pietersen, no run, short of length wide outside off, KP lets it go through

11.2

I Sharma to Pietersen, no run, hits him on his thigh region ! KP in some pain immediately. The ball pitched on short of length outside off, but cut back sharply into the batsman. KP gets an inside edge and gets hit where it hurts the most

11.3

I Sharma to Pietersen, no run, length ball outside off, goes straight on to the keeper. KP watches it go with expectant eyes.

11.4

I Sharma to Pietersen, 2 leg byes, how close was that! It was a fuller delivery outside off, it cut back into the batsman and hit him just outside the line of off. A good decision in the end. Ishant looked sure. Raina attempts a run out from second slip but gives away overthrows. KP tried to get into the crease with his hand and not his bat. Unsual. But effective

11.5

I Sharma to Pietersen, no run, short of length ball on off stump, defended off the back foot

11.6

I Sharma to Pietersen, no run, now beats him with a length ball outside off which leaves the batsman after pitching.

England 46/1   KP Pietersen 0* (7b)

12.4

Kumar to Pietersen, no run, fuller delivery outside off, defended off the front foot

12.5

Kumar to Pietersen, no run, length ball wide outside off, KP thinks about going after it but curbs his enthusiasm

12.6

Kumar to Pietersen, no run, short of length delivery outside off, punched on the up to mid-off

England 47/1   KP Pietersen 0* (10b)

14.1

Kumar to Pietersen, no run, back of length delivery on off stump, KP stays right behind it and defends to the off

14.2

Kumar to Pietersen, no run, short of length outside off, the batsman leaves it alone

14.3

Kumar to Pietersen, 2 runs, fuller delivery on off, 133 kph, the batsman doesn't come fully forward and gets an inside edge towards square leg

14.4

Kumar to Pietersen, no run, beats him with one that leaves the batsman after pitching. KP, who is being forced to remain in the crease with the keeper standing up, hangs his bat at that one

14.5

Kumar to Pietersen, no run, another accurate delivery in the channel, defended towards cover off the back foot

14.6

Kumar to Pietersen, no run, length ball closer to the off stump line, pushed to cover off the front foot

England 53/1   KP Pietersen 2* (16b)

16.1

Mohammed Shami to Pietersen, no run, starts off with a length ball on off stump, KP gets behind the line of the ball and defends it solidly back to the bowler

16.2

Mohammed Shami to Pietersen, no run, in the channel outside off, moves a touch away after pitching. KP comes forward and then shoulders arms

16.3

Mohammed Shami to Pietersen, no run, he gets beaten outside off with one that cuts away from him after pitching on length outside off

16.4

Mohammed Shami to Pietersen, no run, and another one. He stays in the crease and tries to play the length ball outside off away from his body, gets beaten

16.5

Mohammed Shami to Pietersen, no run, now he brings it into the batsman. It is a short of length delivery on the middle stump, cuts into the batsman and he gets hit high on the thigh pads

16.6

Mohammed Shami to Pietersen, 1 run, flicks it from outside off to deep square leg. That is more like the KP we know

England 59/1   KP Pietersen 3* (22b)

17.1

Ashwin to Pietersen, 2 runs, flighted delivery outside off, KP cuts it to deep point and scampers back for a second

17.2

Ashwin to Pietersen, 1 run, flatter delivery outside off, no turn yet. Pushed to cover for a single

17.5

Ashwin to Pietersen, no run, that was a powerful back foot punch but Rohit Sharma makes a good diving stop at cover

17.6

Ashwin to Pietersen, 1 run, flighted outside off, KP comes forward and pushes it down the ground towards long-on

England 64/1   KP Pietersen 7* (26b)

18.1

Mohammed Shami to Pietersen, 1 run, short of length outside off, KP goes back and attempts a back foot punch, but it hits the inside half and goes towards the right of mid-on

England 65/1   KP Pietersen 8* (27b)

19.2

Ashwin to Pietersen, 1 run, flatter delivery on the middle, KP looks more confident now as he stylishly drives it to deep midwicket

19.5

Ashwin to Pietersen, 1 run, flighted and slower, outside off, KP takes a big stride and places it in the gap at cover for a single

England 74/1   KP Pietersen 10* (29b)

20.4

Kumar to Pietersen, no run, 132 kph, length ball outside off, KP stays patient, defends

20.5

Kumar to Pietersen, 1 run, short of length outside off, KP drives it on the up, without much timing, to the left of mid-off and takes a quick single

England 77/1   KP Pietersen 11* (31b)

21.1

Ashwin to Pietersen, 1 run, flatter delivery on the middle stump, worked around towards backward square for a single

21.3

Ashwin to Pietersen, FOUR, flighted delivery and full on the middle, driven hard down the ground. More of a KP shot and long on had no chance to cut that off

21.4

Ashwin to Pietersen, no run, spins in to the batsman, who punches that hard to off, but can't beat cover

21.5

Ashwin to Pietersen, 1 run, flighted outside off, KP comes forward and turns it to midwicket for a single

England 84/1   KP Pietersen 17* (35b 1x4)

22.3

Kumar to Pietersen, 1 run, short of length outside off, KP tries to push it to cover but gets an inside edge to fine leg

22.5

Kumar to Pietersen, no run, fuller delivery on off stump, KP comes forward and drives it to mid-on

22.6

Kumar to Pietersen, no run, comes in sharply after pitching, but KP defends it down the ground after watching it carefully

England 88/1   KP Pietersen 18* (38b 1x4)

23.6

Ashwin to Pietersen, 1 run, flatter delivery on off, KP goes back and punches it down the ground to long on

England 90/1   KP Pietersen 19* (39b 1x4)

24.1

Jadeja to Pietersen, 1 run, bowls flat on the pads, driven to deep midwicket

24.3

Jadeja to Pietersen, 1 run, on the pads to KP, the batsman comes forward and places it to the right of midwicket

England 93/1   KP Pietersen 21* (41b 1x4)

25.1

Ashwin to Pietersen, 1 run, flatter delivery on off stump, KP stays back and punches it past the non-striker to long-on

England 98/1   KP Pietersen 22* (42b 1x4)

26.1

Jadeja to Pietersen, 1 run, flatter delivery on middle and leg, pushed off the front foot to long on

26.3

Jadeja to Pietersen, no run, flighted on the pads, KP tries to drive it through on but gets a leading edge back to the bowler

26.4

Jadeja to Pietersen, no run, comes down now, but Jadeja pitches it short and hits the pads

26.5

Jadeja to Pietersen, no run, quicker delivery and hits KP on the pads, but was going down the leg side

26.6

Jadeja to Pietersen, no run, flighted outside off, hits the inside half of KP's bat as he comes forward in defence, goes towards midwicket

England 108/1   KP Pietersen 23* (47b 1x4)

27.4

Ashwin to Pietersen, FOUR, KP comes down the wicket and drives the quicker delivery to deep midwicket, where Ishant makes a mess of it. He was behind the ball, but it went through his legs to the boundary

27.5

Ashwin to Pietersen, 1 run, comes forward to this flighted delivery and drives it to long on for a single

England 114/1   KP Pietersen 28* (49b 2x4)

28.1

Jadeja to Pietersen, 1 run, pushes this one through on the stumps, but the shorter length allows KP to go back and cut it to deep point

28.4

Jadeja to Pietersen, no run, some turn finally for Jadeja and he beats KP with that one as the batsman reaches out to meet the ball

28.5

Jadeja to Pietersen, 1 run, pushed to the off side off the front foot for a single

England 117/1   KP Pietersen 30* (52b 2x4)

29.1

Ashwin to Pietersen, 1 run, he jumps out of the crease and plays this flat delivery on the pads in the air towards long on

29.4

Ashwin to Pietersen, no run, pushed through on the middle and leg, KP waits and defends it to the leg side

29.5

Ashwin to Pietersen, no run, flatter delivery outside off, comes a bit a quicker, pushed back to the bowler

29.6

Ashwin to Pietersen, no run, flighted on off, KP pushes it towards the non-striker, but Ashwin makes a good diving stop

England 121/1   KP Pietersen 31* (56b 2x4)

30.2

Jadeja to Pietersen, 1 run, flatter delivery outside off, KP goes back and punches it to deep cover

30.5

Jadeja to Pietersen, 2 runs, fuller delivery, it is driven hard towards midwicket where the fielder makes a half-stop

30.6

Jadeja to Pietersen, 1 run, punched off the back foot to long-off

England 127/1   KP Pietersen 35* (59b 2x4)

31.1

Ashwin to Pietersen, 1 run, pushed through on the middle, punched off the back foot to long on

England 128/1   KP Pietersen 36* (60b 2x4)

32.1

Jadeja to Pietersen, 1 run, he stays back and punches the ball to long-off

32.3

Jadeja to Pietersen, no run

32.4

Jadeja to Pietersen, no run, defended to midwicket off a flatter delivery

32.5

Jadeja to Pietersen, 1 run, goes back spotting the length is a little short, pushes it to long off for a single

England 135/2   KP Pietersen 38* (64b 2x4)

33.2

Ashwin to Pietersen, no run, flatter delivery outside off, KP waits on the back foot and defends it back to the bowler

33.3

Ashwin to Pietersen, no run, flighted on off, KP comes forward to drive it towards the leg side, plays it straight to midwicket

33.4

Ashwin to Pietersen, 1 run, turns this one from middle towards square leg for a single

England 138/2   KP Pietersen 39* (67b 2x4)

35.1

I Sharma to Pietersen, no run, plays this short of length delivery outside off on the up, straight to mid-off

35.2

I Sharma to Pietersen, no run, decides to charge and play the length delivery wide of off towards leg side, misses completely

35.3

I Sharma to Pietersen, 2 runs, length ball with some width, this time he stays in the crease and square drives it to deep cover for a single

35.4

I Sharma to Pietersen, no run, another loose shot and he gets beaten by the ball that came in to him and goes over the top of the middle.

35.5

I Sharma to Pietersen, 1 run, length ball on off, KP tries to play it to off without feet movement but inside edges it to midwicket

England 141/3   KP Pietersen 42* (72b 2x4)

37.1

I Sharma to Pietersen, no run, length ball wide outside off, KP drives it on the up, but gets a toe-end towards cover

37.2

I Sharma to Pietersen, 1 run, short of length outside off, KP goes for a drive on the up but outside edges it to third-man

37.6

I Sharma to Pietersen, 1 run, he pulls out a special, but just for a single. It was a full ball outside off and KP plays a wristy drive that is well timed too. But he is unable to beat mid-on

England 149/4   KP Pietersen 44* (75b 2x4)

38.1

Jadeja to Pietersen, 1 run, gets some width with this flatter one, and drives it hard towards cover where Raina makes a half-stop

England 150/4   KP Pietersen 45* (76b 2x4)

39.1

I Sharma to Pietersen, no run, he is getting consistent seam movement today. This one cuts away from a length outside off and beats KP as he tries to drive it to the on side

39.2

I Sharma to Pietersen, 1 run, fuller length, driven to mid-on, Raina has a shy at the stumps, he hits but the ball ricochets to the off side allowing a single

England 155/4   KP Pietersen 46* (78b 2x4)

40.1

Raina to Pietersen, 1 run, pushed through on the pads, KP waits on the back foot and turns it to deep square leg for a single

40.3

Raina to Pietersen, 1 leg bye, an appeal for lbw as Raina fires this one in on the leg stump. KP tried to smear it to square leg, and gets hit on the pads, it was missing leg easily

40.6

Raina to Pietersen, no run, on the middle stump, driven to midwicket

England 161/4   KP Pietersen 47* (81b 2x4)

42.2

Raina to Pietersen, 1 leg bye, fires this one down the leg side as he sees KP jump out, but KP manages to stick his left leg out to get some pad on it and deflect the ball

42.4

Raina to Pietersen, no run, quicker delivery on off, driven back to the bowler

42.5

Raina to Pietersen, FOUR, shorter length delivery outside off, KP tries to open the face to play it towards covers but the ball takes an outside edge and runs down to the boundary

42.6

Raina to Pietersen, 1 run, fuller delivery, he takes a step down the pitch and drives it hard to long-off

England 176/4   KP Pietersen 52* (85b 3x4)

43.1

Mohammed Shami to Pietersen, FOUR, bludgeons this one past mid-off, it was short of length wide outside off and he throws a hammer at that one. Ishant tries to stop that one, but it just bounces before him and runs down to the boundary

43.2

Mohammed Shami to Pietersen, 1 run, similar delivery, he plays a similar shot but with less timing. The mid-off has been pushed to long-off

43.4

Mohammed Shami to Pietersen, 1 run, he tries the tennis forehand now off a short delivery and the ball takes a top edge, falls safely between mid-on and deep midwicket

43.6

Mohammed Shami to Pietersen, FOUR, fuller length delivery, he moves his front foot out and smashes it past mid-on for another boundary.

England 188/4   KP Pietersen 62* (89b 5x4)

44.6

Ashwin to Pietersen, FOUR, the mid-off was up and Ashwin's paused delivery is sent over the fielder for yet another boundary. This time by KP

England 205/4   KP Pietersen 66* (90b 6x4)

45.3

I Sharma to Pietersen, FOUR, gets a half-volley and smashes it over the infield to send this down to the extra-cover boundary

45.4

I Sharma to Pietersen, SIX, BOOM!! length or no length, it was going out! Sends this one into the crowd with a muscular hit to deep midwicket

45.5

I Sharma to Pietersen, OUT, gets his yorker right finally and takes out the middle stump. Not much emotion from the bowler. KP was looking for hitting it over the cover boundary and was in no mood to block. He misses and loses his wicket.

KP Pietersen b I Sharma 76 (150m 93b 7x4 1x6) SR: 81.72

England 220/5   KP Pietersen 76 (93b 7x4 1x6)
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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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