England tour of India, 2008/09 / Commentary

England in India ODI Series - 4th ODI

India v England

India won by 19 runs (D/L method)

13.1

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

13.2

Patel to Gambhir, 1 run, flatter delivery, leg stump, Gambhir shuffles and flicks it away

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

13.4

Patel to Gambhir, no run, gets across and whips this one across to midwicket

13.5

Patel to Gambhir, no run, again, gets across and turns this one straight to midwicket

13.6

Patel to Gambhir, no run, once more, Gambhir shuffles but cannot beat midwicket

India 82/1   SR Patel 1-0-3-0

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

17.3

Patel to Gambhir, 2 runs, skips down, collects on the full and hits it out past mid-on, Bell fumbles in the deep and allows the second

17.4

Patel to Gambhir, no run, 102ks, fired in flat on leg stump, Gambhir clips it to midwicket

17.5

Patel to Gambhir, 1 run, quick again, into the blockhole nearly, Gambhir slogs to mid-on

17.6

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

India 117/1   SR Patel 2-0-14-0

21.1

Patel to Dhoni, 1 run, makes room outside leg stump, Patel smartly fires it in quick, Dhoni plays a shot only he can, some sort of whip that nearly takes out Yuvraj at the other end

21.2

Patel to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, well bowled, no room at all, full, flat and straight on leg stump, Yuvraj shapes to hit over midwicket but can only drive it down to mid-on for a single

21.3

Patel to Dhoni, 1 run, super bowling, full and flat again, Dhoni backs away and drives to point

21.4

Patel to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, just a single, Yuvraj gets down and heaves along the ground to sweeper

21.5

Patel to Dhoni, OUT, timber! Patel gets a wicket with his fifth delivery, a full and flat yorker which hits the base of leg stump after Dhoni backs away and plays another of those whips to leg, thats just reward for whats been an excellent final over, a great way to keep these two batsmen quite at the death

MS Dhoni b Patel 9 (5m 5b 0x4 1x6) SR: 180.00

21.6

Patel to Pathan, SIX, sweet strike to end the over with a six! Yusuf Pathan! First ball, he gets underneath a slightly more tossed up delivery, backing away, and goes down town for maximum

India 166/4   SR Patel 3-0-24-1
Series Results
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Match cancelled without a ball bowled
India v England at Guwahati - Nov 29, 2008
Match cancelled without a ball bowled
India v England at Cuttack - Nov 26, 2008
India won by 6 wickets (with 38 balls remaining)
India v England at Bangalore - Nov 23, 2008
India won by 19 runs (D/L method)
India v England at Kanpur - Nov 20, 2008
India won by 16 runs (D/L method)
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Nov 23, 2008

Yuvraj Singh shows his delight after India claim the series, India v England, 4th ODI, Bangalore, November 23, 2008

Yuvraj Singh shows his delight after India claim the series

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Nov 23, 2008

Ishant Sharma celebrates the key wicket of Andrew Flintoff, India v England, 4th ODI, Bangalore, November 23, 2008

Ishant Sharma celebrates the key wicket of Andrew Flintoff

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