England tour of India, 4th ODI: India v England at Bangalore, Nov 23, 2008
India won by 19 runs (D/L method)
23 November 2008 - day/night match (50-over match)
0.1

Anderson to Sehwag, FOUR, and thats smashed up and over point by Sehwag, freeing his arms and thumping a wide, swinging ball from Anderson, the crowd goes berserk

0.2

Anderson to Sehwag, no run, short of a length this time and Sehwag pushes it to point

0.3

Anderson to Sehwag, no run, fuller in length with a bit of swing, Sehwag mistimes that shot with zero footwork, driving with too much bottom hand back down the track and it goes nowhere

0.4

Anderson to Sehwag, no run, a bouncer this time, outside off stump, which gets Sehwag up onto his toes and he plays it down in front of point, Anderson runs in and they don't chance a single

0.5

Anderson to Sehwag, no run, fine length on this occasion, moving away from Sehwag, who gets tall and thinks about having a flirt but wisely resists as the ball gains and carries to Prior

0.6

Anderson to Sehwag, no run, superb area to pitch the ball in, really a perfect length from Anderson, hits the seam and beats Sehwag as he pushes at it with no footwork, good end to the over

India 4/0   V Sehwag 4* (6b 1x4)
2.1

Anderson to Sehwag, no run, a tad full and Sehwag mistimes the drive back to Anderson

2.2

Anderson to Sehwag, FOUR, unorthodox shot, but effective! Anderson pitches short, Sehwag turns and swats it straight back down the ground, well wide of mid-on and the ball rolls away

2.3

Anderson to Sehwag, FOUR, four more, as Anderson invites him with a short and wide delivery, which Sehwag obliges by reaching out and depositing it between cover and point

2.4

Anderson to Sehwag, no run, better length, Sehwag gets back and defends to backward point

2.5

Anderson to Sehwag, no run, 138ks, hits a length and shapes away, Sehwag leaves

2.6

Anderson to Sehwag, no run, a touch fuller, straightening outside off, Sehwag shoulders arms

India 18/0   V Sehwag 12* (12b 3x4)
4.1

Anderson to Sehwag, no run, good length and swing from Anderson, pitching on a length and Sehwag defends it watchfully to the off side

4.2

Anderson to Sehwag, FOUR, swinging into Sehwag's pads and he clips it just wide of midwicket

4.3

Anderson to Sehwag, no run, much better length and Sehwag drives it to the man at point

4.4

Anderson to Sehwag, no run, beaten by a terrific delivery from Anderson, who pitches short of a length in that channel outside off stump, tempting a leaden-footed Sehwag to push at t

4.5

Anderson to Sehwag, no run, good stuff again from Anderson, keeping Sehwag quiet with his length, he again doesn't move his feet and just gets the bat down in time, Collingwood at point fields

4.6

Anderson to Sehwag, no run, nips back in to Sehwag, who goes back and defends

India 22/0   V Sehwag 16* (18b 4x4)
5.3

Broad to Sehwag, FOUR, ah, another edge and no one moved! Poor Broad, who again drops short and gets Sehwag up on the toes, playing a cramped uppercut, there's a thick edge but Prior didn't move to his right and he and Shah at first slip look on as the ball runs away

5.4

Broad to Sehwag, no run, back of a length outside off stump and he leaves this one be

5.5

Broad to Sehwag, FOUR, thats four more! Sehwag gets loads of room and chops into the ground in front of backward point, where Collingwood dives to his right and parries the ball away

5.6

Broad to Sehwag, 1 run, slower ball, middle and leg, easily turned wide of square leg

India 32/0   V Sehwag 25* (22b 6x4)
6.1

Anderson to Sehwag, no run, slides into Sehwag off a length, who plays it to midwicket

6.2

Anderson to Sehwag, no run, slides into him off a length and Sehwag defends to Shah

6.3

Anderson to Sehwag, no run, tidy stuff, short of a length on the stumps and he defends

6.4

Anderson to Sehwag, 1 run, a touch too straight and now he breaks the shackles with a single, turned away to the right of Patel on the leg side, who collects and throws it back to Prior

India 33/0   V Sehwag 26* (26b 6x4)
8.1

Flintoff to Sehwag, no run, good swing there, pitching outside off, Sehwag shoulders arms

8.2

Flintoff to Sehwag, 1 run, short, wide, and Sehwag slashes up and over gully for one

India 43/1   V Sehwag 27* (28b 6x4)
10.1

Flintoff to Sehwag, no run, beaten! Sehwag doesn't move his feet at all, playing with an angled bat, trying to steer through gully but the ball hurries on him

10.2

Flintoff to Sehwag, no run, well stopped at backward point after Sehwag sees width and brings the angled bat down very hard, cutting on the bounce in front of Collingwood

10.3

Flintoff to Sehwag, 1 run, short into the body, Sehwag shuffles and turns it off the ribs, Patel is slow to react from square leg and concedes an easy single to Sehwag

India 62/1   V Sehwag 28* (31b 6x4)
11.1

Anderson to Sehwag, no run, short of a length, Sehwag tries to pull but misses completely

11.2

Anderson to Sehwag, 1 wide, wide and swinging away further, Sehwag flays but can't connect

11.2

Anderson to Sehwag, no run, short of a length and he cuts it well, but cant beat Collingwood

11.3

Anderson to Sehwag, FOUR, there she goes! Do not give Sehwag room, he'll punish you ... his feet don't get to the pitch of a half volley but he slams it up and over extra cover for four

11.4

Anderson to Sehwag, no run, wide ball again, short too, but Sehwag ends up chopping to cover

11.5

Anderson to Sehwag, FOUR, a mistimed pull, but four more, as Anderson drops in very short, allowing Sehwag swat it from outside off stump and he picks the gap just wide of mid-on

11.6

Anderson to Sehwag, SIX, not sure what they just discussed, but if it results it rubbish like that, India will encourage them to speak six times an over! Anderson repeats another half-tracker and Sehwag swivels and hammers it flat over midwicket for six

India 77/1   V Sehwag 42* (37b 8x4 1x6)
12.4

Flintoff to Sehwag, no run, hits a good length and Sehwag defends it back

12.5

Flintoff to Sehwag, 1 run, good shot, getting up and across and flicking a short ball away

India 79/1   V Sehwag 43* (39b 8x4 1x6)
13.1

Patel to Sehwag, 1 run, tossed up, Sehwag walks out and chips the ball over Patel's head

13.3

Patel to Sehwag, 1 run, flat on middle and leg, Sehwag drives past midwicket, he wants two but Gambhir correctly says no thanks yaar, one will be enough

India 82/1   V Sehwag 45* (41b 8x4 1x6)
14.1

Flintoff to Sehwag, 1 run, smart running from the two Delhi players, Flintoff starts off short of a length and Sehwag eases it off the bat in front of two fields and sprints off, well done

14.4

Flintoff to Sehwag, no run, slashes at a wide one from his crease, and misses completely

14.5

Flintoff to Sehwag, no run, shapes back in off a length and Sehwag chops to Collingwood at backward point

14.6

Flintoff to Sehwag, 1 run, short, wide, slashes over gully, its in the air for a while and drops safely, Bopara comes sprinting around from third man to dive and cut it off well on the ropes

India 89/1   V Sehwag 47* (45b 8x4 1x6)
15.1

Broad to Sehwag, no run, pitches on a length and Sehwag mistimes the drive to cover

15.2

Broad to Sehwag, 1 run, pitches on middle and Sehwag whips it out to deep square leg

15.4

Broad to Sehwag, 2 runs, bounced in short, Sehwag goes for the pull and sends it spiraling up in the air, its up for a while and like the last over, drops safely at fine leg, and thats his fifty, well played

15.5

Broad to Sehwag, FOUR, superb shot! Sehwag gets half a dozen, getting up on one leg and whipping another slow bouncer down to deep square leg, the ball drops just short of the ropes and the umpires give it six ... the farce continues ... now Saheba is told via the walkie talkie and he changes his signal to four

15.6

Broad to Sehwag, SIX, hammered again! No need to signal four on that bulldozer of a shot! Poor Broad is not learning, still dropping short and he can only crane his neck to see the ball lands rows back over midwicket after Sehwag swats it disdainfully away

India 103/1   V Sehwag 60* (50b 9x4 2x6)
16.2

Flintoff to Sehwag, no run, goes for a booming drive and gets beaten again

16.3

Flintoff to Sehwag, no run, short of a length outside off, again he drives but cannot beat cover

16.4

Flintoff to Sehwag, 1 run, short, angling in, Sehwag gets up and plays it softly this time, just dabbing it to the off side and calling Gambhir for the single, thats smart running

India 105/1   V Sehwag 61* (53b 9x4 2x6)
17.1

Patel to Sehwag, SIX, and he's away with a six first ball! Sehwag is not mucking around and just smacks Patel across the line and into the midwicket stands

17.2

Patel to Sehwag, 1 run, makes room to outside leg stump and whips a fuller, flatter delivery out to Flintoff at deep midwicket for a single this time

17.6

Patel to Sehwag, 1 run, flat, Sehwag clears the leg and slogs on the bounce to long-on

India 117/1   V Sehwag 69* (56b 9x4 3x6)
18.1

Swann to Sehwag, OUT, and gone first ball! Tossed up on the stumps, Sehwag skips down and takes it on the full, except its right up in the air and down long-on's throat, end of an entertaining innings

V Sehwag c Anderson b Swann 69 (102m 57b 9x4 3x6) SR: 121.05

India 117/2   V Sehwag 69 (57b 9x4 3x6)
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