England in India ODI Series - 4th ODI

India v England

India won by 5 wickets (with 15 balls remaining)

0.1

Kumar to Cook, 1 run, pitches on legs and Cook goes back and flicks it to deep backward square for first runs

0.2

Kumar to Bell, 1 wide, a widish outswinger to start off against the right hander

0.2

Kumar to Bell, no run, a touch in but still wide of the crease, goes away from the batsman, left alone by Bell

0.3

Kumar to Bell, 1 run, fuller length closer to the stumps, swings away a touch, Bell comes half forward and plays it with an open face down to third man

0.4

Kumar to Cook, no run, pitches on short of length outside leg and then curves away, Cook defends on the back foot

0.5

Kumar to Cook, no run, and he gets it perfect this time, draws batsman forward with a length ball, and then moves it away from Cook's forward prod

0.6

Kumar to Cook, 1 wide, loses direction as he bowls this wide of off, it swings further away from Cook

0.6

Kumar to Cook, no run, not much bounce on this length ball pitched outside off, left alone by the batsman

England 4/0   B Kumar 1-0-4-0

2.1

Kumar to Bell, no run, short of length outside off, Bell stays on the back foot and defends it to cover

2.2

Kumar to Bell, no run, another back of length delivery, straightens after pitching outside off, defended off the back foot again

2.3

Kumar to Bell, no run, pushes it a bit further up, but it is wide outside off and Bell shoulders arms

2.4

Kumar to Bell, no run, in the channel outside off, straightens a touch, Bell comes forward and then lets it go

2.5

Kumar to Bell, no run, keeps persisting with that wide line outside off, it moves away after pitching too. Bell leaves it alone

2.6

Kumar to Bell, no run, length ball, closer to the off stump line, Bell stays on the back foot and covers the movement as he defends it to point

England 6/0   B Kumar 2-1-4-0

4.1

Kumar to Bell, 1 leg bye, it is that big inswinger that Bhuvi has been dishing out recently. It hits the pads and everyone goes up in appeal, but that hit him just outside the line of off, and would have probably gone over the stumps

4.2

Kumar to Cook, no run, bowls one that leaves Cook after pitching on short of length, left alone

4.3

Kumar to Cook, no run, pitches outside leg and Cook gets beaten by the late away movement

4.4

Kumar to Cook, no run, length ball outside off, Cook stays in the crease and cuts it straight to point

4.5

Kumar to Cook, no run, fuller ball on the pads, appeared to be a touch slower. Cook tries to flick it on the on side but gets a leading edge towards point

4.6

Kumar to Cook, 1 leg bye, length ball on the pads again, Cook doesn't get any bat on it and the ball rolls to the right of the wicketkeeper

England 12/0   B Kumar 3-2-4-0

6.1

Kumar to Bell, FOUR, now Bell joins in and flicks a length delivery on his pads to the deep backward square leg boundary

6.2

Kumar to Bell, no run, length ball wide outside off, just goes inside the wide-marker. Bell leaves it alone

6.3

Kumar to Bell, FOUR, gets width with a length delivery, Bell stays in the crease and plays a well-timed square drive to the boundary

6.4

Kumar to Bell, no run, comes in to the batsman after pitching short of length, Bell tries to play it to the on side but gets a leading edge to the off

6.5

Kumar to Bell, no run, in the channel outside off, left alone easily

6.6

Kumar to Bell, no run, beats him with one that comes in with the angle and leaves him after pitching outside off stump

England 32/0   B Kumar 4-2-12-0

8.1

Kumar to Cook, no run, short of length outside off, Cook cuts it hard and Raina at short cover point makes an important stop

8.2

Kumar to Cook, no run, on the pads and Cook punches it to the left of midwicket, is unable to beat the fielder

8.3

Kumar to Cook, no run, this one cuts the batsman in half. It pitches on off stump and comes in to Cook who was looking to cut it

8.4

Kumar to Cook, FOUR, fuller delivery and Cook has been dispatching them easily. He does it again as he drives it with through cover for another boundary

8.5

Kumar to Cook, no run, length ball, pitched on leg stump and cuts away a bit, defended from the crease

8.6

Kumar to Cook, no run, short of length on off stump, Cook stands tall and punches it to the left of mid-off

England 37/0   B Kumar 5-2-16-0

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

10.2

Kumar to Cook, no run, length ball, pitches on the middle and comes in a touch into the batsman, Cook stays on the crease and blocks it down the pitch

10.3

Kumar to Cook, no run, length ball outside off, moves away like a frisbee, left alone

10.4

Kumar to Cook, 2 runs, short of length on the pads, Cook covers the movement and punches it past midwicket. Pujara (the sub) runs around from deep square leg to cut it off

10.5

Kumar to Cook, no run, back of length on off, punched to mid-off off the back foot

10.6

Kumar to Cook, FOUR, another shot with not much flamboyance, but a lot of control. It was a fuller delivery on the middle stump and Cook just times it down the ground for a boundary.

England 44/1   B Kumar 6-2-22-0

12.1

Kumar to Cook, no run, 133 kph, back of length delivery on off, defended off the back foot

12.2

Kumar to Cook, no run, fuller length delivery on the stumps, driven down to mid-off

12.3

Kumar to Cook, 1 run, goes back to this short of length delivery on the pads and turns it to square leg for a single

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   B Kumar 7-2-23-0

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   B Kumar 8-2-25-0

20.1

Kumar to Cook, no run, back of length outside off, Cook stays back and pushes it back to the bowler.

20.2

Kumar to Cook, no run, now beats the batsman with a short of length delivery which cuts away from Cook after pitching

20.3

Kumar to Cook, 1 run, short of length on the middle stump, the batsman stays back and plays it off his hips to deep backward square

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

20.6

Kumar to Cook, no run, appeal for lbw. Cook plays outside the line of a length delivery, but that didn't come back enough

England 77/1   B Kumar 9-2-27-0

22.1

Kumar to Cook, no run, 133.6 kph, short of length delivery on off stump, comes in a touch into Cook who defends it towards cover off the back foot

22.2

Kumar to Cook, 1 run, on the middle stump line, Cook pushes it to the left of midwicket to bring up his fifty

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

22.4

Kumar to Cook, 1 run, back of length on off, Cook stays on the back foot and punches it to mid-on for a single

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   B Kumar 10-2-30-0
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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