268dThe Report by Sidharth Monga in Derby

Few pluses for Indians in facile win

On a day when the most exciting moment was a decision by MS Dhoni not to have a keeper for a delivery, the Indians completed a facile five-wicket win against Derbyshire

Match Centre

36.3
4
Cork to Gambhir, FOUR runs,
36.2
0
Cork to Gambhir, no run,
36.1
2
Cork to Gambhir, 2 runs,

END OF OVER:
36 | 1 Run | INDIA: 137/5

  • RA Jadeja0 (2b)
  • G Gambhir15 (24b)
  • WJ Durston3-1-10-0
  • GTG Cork7-0-21-1
35.6
0
Durston to Jadeja, no run,
35.5
1
Durston to Gambhir, 1 run,
35.4
0
Durston to Gambhir, no run,

Indians 4th innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st13S DhawanM Vijay
2nd63M VijayAM Rahane
3rd22RG SharmaAM Rahane
4th10RG SharmaWP Saha
5th28G GambhirWP Saha
6th7G GambhirRA Jadeja
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