England tour of India, 2008/09 / Commentary

England in India Test Series - 1st Test

India v England

India won by 6 wickets

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

60.2

Panesar to Khan, no run, oh thats a superb shout for lbw! Zaheer comes forward to defend a quicker arm ball, it raps him flush on the front pad and they all ask the question but Billy Bowden shakes his head .. tell you what, thats a good shout!

60.3

Panesar to Khan, no run, tossed up again and he comes forward to defend

60.4

Panesar to Khan, no run, tossed up, defended

60.5

Panesar to Khan, no run, tossed up, defended

60.6

Panesar to Khan, no run, comes forward and defends to complete a wicket-maiden

India 212/7   Z Khan 0* (5b)

61.2

Swann to Khan, 1 run, plenty of turn, slower too, spins into Zaheer, who tickles it fine

61.4

Swann to Khan, no run, tossed up this time and he defends to the off side

61.5

Swann to Khan, no run, short and spinning down and he taps it to short leg

61.6

Swann to Khan, no run, strides a long way forward and defends to the off side

India 215/7   Z Khan 1* (9b)

62.3

Panesar to Khan, no run, lovely dip on that one and Zaheer blocks it to silly point

62.4

Panesar to Khan, no run, pitches on off stump and Zaheer comes forward again

62.5

Panesar to Khan, no run, much slower at 78ks, short too and he defends going back

62.6

Panesar to Khan, no run, slides down leg stump, balloons off the pad to short leg

India 216/7   Z Khan 1* (13b)

63.2

Flintoff to Khan, no run, defends with an edge along the ground to gully this time

63.3

Flintoff to Khan, OUT, simple enough decision for umpire Harper to give, that one pitches back of a length and comes back in to rap Zaheer on the pads in front of the stumps, its the back leg so that out

Z Khan lbw b Flintoff 1 (16m 15b 0x4 0x6) SR: 6.66

India 217/8   Z Khan 1 (15b)
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India v England at Mohali - Dec 19-23, 2008
Match drawn
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Dec 15, 2008

Sachin Tendulkar closes his eyes, India v England, 1st Test, Chennai, 5th day, December 15, 2008

Sachin Tendulkar closes his eyes

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Dec 15, 2008

The trophy is not a distant dream for Mahendra Singh Dhoni, India v England, 1st Test, Chennai, 5th day, December 15, 2008

The trophy is not a distant dream for Mahendra Singh Dhoni

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