Welcome back. We're just a few minutes away from the chase. One thing's for sure - I don't think any fielding captain will ever underestimate Ravi Rampaul as a batsman!

0.1
0
Rampaul to Patel, no run, gets behind the line and defends towards point
0.2
1
Rampaul to Patel, 1 run, gets the innings off the mark with a dab towards third man
0.3
1
Rampaul to Sehwag, 1 run, digs it in a bit short and Sehwag gets on his toes and tucks it towards fine leg
0.4
0
Rampaul to Patel, no run, this one just sails over the off stump, brave leave by Gambhir
0.5
1
Rampaul to Patel, 1 run, dabs it down to third man
0.6
0
Rampaul to Sehwag, no run, has a poke at one outside the off stump and nearly feathers it to the keeper

END OF OVER:
1 | 3 Runs | INDIA: 3/0 (267 runs required from 49 overs, RR: 3.00, RRR: 5.44)

  • V Sehwag1 (2b)
  • PA Patel2 (4b)
  • R Rampaul1-0-3-0
1.1
0
Roach to Patel, no run, this one slices him in half, completely beats him
1.2
W
Roach to Patel, OUT, first blood to Roach! He lands it on a good length outside off and gets it to shape away, Parthiv pokes at it and the outside edge goes low to Sammy at second slip, just manages to scoop it up

PA Patel c Sammy b Roach 2 (5m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

1.3
0
Roach to Gambhir, no run, lands it outside off and he shoulders arms
1.4
1
Roach to Gambhir, 1 run, clips him down to midwicket with soft hands and sets off quickly
1.5
0
Roach to Sehwag, no run, short of a length on off and middle, forces him on the backfoot to defend
1.6
0
Roach to Sehwag, no run, Dropped And Sammy drops a straightforward one! Sehwag helps himself to a drive through the covers but gets a thick edge which flies to Sammy's right and he fluffs it

END OF OVER:
2 | 1 Run 1 Wkt | INDIA: 4/1 (266 runs required from 48 overs, RR: 2.00, RRR: 5.54)

  • V Sehwag1 (4b)
  • G Gambhir1 (2b)
  • KAJ Roach1-0-1-1
  • R Rampaul1-0-3-0
2.1
4
Rampaul to Gambhir, FOUR, that raced away like a bullet, seemed like a gently nudge off the hips but he got enough elevation to beat short square leg, great timing too
2.2
1
Rampaul to Gambhir, 1 run, clips one down to midwicket for a single
2.3
1w
Rampaul to Sehwag, 1 wide, slides down the leg side and wide called
2.3
4
Rampaul to Sehwag, FOUR, Rampaul errs bu giving him width to free his arms, Sehwag rides the bounce and slashes this one several feet over the slips
2.4
0
Rampaul to Sehwag, no run, good length on the line of the off stump, gently pushed to the off side
2.5
1
Rampaul to Sehwag, 1 run, holds the length back a bit and Sehwag gets beside the line and steers it down to third man
2.6
0
Rampaul to Gambhir, no run, taps it with soft hands towards short cover and tells his partner to wait

END OF OVER:
3 | 11 Runs | INDIA: 15/1 (255 runs required from 47 overs, RR: 5.00, RRR: 5.42)

  • G Gambhir6 (5b)
  • V Sehwag6 (7b)
  • R Rampaul2-0-14-0
  • KAJ Roach1-0-1-1
3.1
4
Roach to Sehwag, FOUR, Roach makes the same error, too short and wide outside off and Sehwag will slash at those in his sleep, a genuine upper cut this time over the slips
3.2
0
Roach to Sehwag, no run, fuller and pushed towards cover
3.3
0
Roach to Sehwag, no run, hits the deck hard and the bouncer slants into the right-hander, he ducks under it
3.4
1
Roach to Sehwag, 1 run, amazing stop by Pollard at short cover, Sehwag punched at it
3.5
1
Roach to Gambhir, 1 run, he aims at Gambhir;s head but the batsman does well to hop and fend it off to the on side
3.6
1
Roach to Sehwag, 1 run, punched towards cover and Pollard misfields, ironic because two balls back he affected a brilliant save

END OF OVER:
4 | 7 Runs | INDIA: 22/1 (248 runs required from 46 overs, RR: 5.50, RRR: 5.39)

  • V Sehwag12 (12b)
  • G Gambhir7 (6b)
  • KAJ Roach2-0-8-1
  • R Rampaul2-0-14-0