England tour of India, 4th ODI: India v England at Mohali, Jan 23, 2013
India won by 5 wickets (with 15 balls remaining)
23 January 2013 - day/night match (50-over match)

Mohammed Shami to Cook, FOUR, attempts a fuller length delivery on off but Cook responds with a gentle push through covers for a beautifully timed boundary

England 10/0   AN Cook 5* (10b 1x4)   Mohammed Shami 1.3-0-6-0

Mohammed Shami to Cook, FOUR, it wasn't a short delivery, and it was outside off, but Cook stays back and pulls it over midwicket for the second boundary of the innings

England 16/0   AN Cook 9* (20b 2x4)   Mohammed Shami 2.2-0-10-0

Mohammed Shami to Cook, FOUR, he comes forward and times this through cover handsomely, not much effort by Cook in that shot but it speeds through the outfield

England 20/0   AN Cook 13* (22b 3x4)   Mohammed Shami 2.4-0-14-0

Mohammed Shami to Cook, FOUR, how did that get to the boundary! It appeared to be just a defensive push towards the leg side, but it splits the gap between mid-on and midwicket and races to the boundary easily

England 24/0   AN Cook 17* (24b 4x4)   Mohammed Shami 3-0-18-0

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

England 28/0   IR Bell 6* (13b 1x4)   B Kumar 3.1-2-8-0

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

England 32/0   IR Bell 10* (15b 2x4)   B Kumar 3.3-2-12-0

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

England 37/0   AN Cook 22* (31b 5x4)   B Kumar 4.4-2-16-0

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   AN Cook 28* (40b 6x4)   B Kumar 6-2-22-0

I Sharma to Cook, FOUR, short of length on the pads, Cook stays on the back foot and flicks it fine on the leg side. The fielder was square and he had no chance to cut it off

England 51/1   AN Cook 33* (47b 7x4)   I Sharma 3.4-2-5-1

I Sharma to Cook, FOUR, short ball and Cook reads the length quickly and swivels to play a cracking pull through deep square leg for a boundary

England 58/1   AN Cook 37* (55b 8x4)   I Sharma 5-2-10-1

Mohammed Shami to Cook, FOUR, short of length and on the pads, Cook stays back and just glances it fine to the boundary.

England 69/1   AN Cook 42* (60b 9x4)   Mohammed Shami 4.4-0-24-0

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

England 83/1   KP Pietersen 16* (33b 1x4)   R Ashwin 2.3-0-16-0

Jadeja to Cook, FOUR, fuller and flighted outside off and Cook goes down on his knee quickly as he plays a powerful sweep to deep square leg. Rahane made a good diving stop at the boundary, but his hand was touching the rope

England 97/1   AN Cook 57* (83b 10x4)   RA Jadeja 0.5-0-7-0

Ashwin to Cook, FOUR, gets some turn outside off, but it was short and Cook smashes it hard through cover for a boundary. There was no one in the deep to cut it off

England 102/1   AN Cook 61* (85b 11x4)   R Ashwin 4.2-0-25-0

Ashwin to Cook, FOUR, spots the length early and goes back to cut it hard past point for another boundary

England 106/1   AN Cook 65* (88b 12x4)   R Ashwin 4.5-0-29-0

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

England 113/1   KP Pietersen 27* (48b 2x4)   R Ashwin 5.4-0-34-0

Ashwin to Cook, FOUR, flighted outside leg stump and Cook gets on top of that, sweeps it fine past short fine leg for a boundary

England 132/1   AN Cook 76* (104b 13x4)   R Ashwin 7.3-0-44-0

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.

England 147/4   JE Root 4* (4b 1x4)   I Sharma 6.3-2-19-1

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

England 154/4   JE Root 9* (7b 2x4)   RA Jadeja 7.2-2-26-1

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

England 165/4   JE Root 17* (19b 3x4)   Mohammed Shami 5.1-0-29-0

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

England 175/4   KP Pietersen 51* (84b 3x4)   SK Raina 1.5-0-9-0

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

England 180/4   KP Pietersen 56* (86b 4x4)   Mohammed Shami 6.1-0-36-0

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)   Mohammed Shami 7-0-44-0

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

England 200/4   JE Root 36* (32b 4x4 1x6)   R Ashwin 9.4-0-58-2

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)   R Ashwin 10-0-63-2

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

England 209/4   JE Root 41* (34b 5x4 1x6)   I Sharma 8.1-2-28-1

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

England 214/4   KP Pietersen 70* (91b 7x4)   I Sharma 8.3-2-33-1

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

England 229/5   JE Root 47* (40b 6x4 1x6)   I Sharma 9.3-2-45-2

Jadeja to Buttler, FOUR, does that again, sends it over midwicket this time as Jadeja had followed him with that ball

England 241/5   JC Buttler 14* (8b 1x4 1x6)   RA Jadeja 9.2-2-38-1

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

England 247/7   JE Root 52* (43b 7x4 1x6)   Mohammed Shami 7.2-0-49-0

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

England 251/7   JE Root 56* (44b 8x4 1x6)   Mohammed Shami 7.3-0-53-0

Mohammed Shami to Tredwell, FOUR, he makes room by moving outside leg and crunches this length delivery past point for more runs, goes all the way to the boundary

England 256/7   JC Tredwell 6* (3b 1x4)   Mohammed Shami 7.5-0-58-0





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