• BATSMEN
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    4.4 mistimed and gone. Parthiv holes out to another slower ball. It was landed on a length, and deviated away from Parthiv who looked to swipe it across through the straight field. It takes the top egde, spirals up into the air and comes down safely into mid-on's hands. 39/1
    12.3 one debutant goes, and the other follows. Rahane's little fairytale is over. It wasn't really short, as Rahane backed away to the leg side and looked to create room to boom it over the covers. He was still cramped and ended up upper cutting it into third man's hands. Well played young man! 106/3
    11.4 Dravid's T20 batting career began scratchily, slowly got better, climaxed in three stunning sixes, and ends with a catch at cover. Full and there for the butchering, Dravid hits it really well but straight to cover. 104/2
    12.5 India going through a mini-collapse here, Kohli is gone. Short and wide outside off, perhaps too wide outside off for the pull and he ends up nicking it through to the keeper. It hit really low down the bat too. 108/4
    13.6 boy, did Rohit look lazy there? He dawdles past an offbreak that goes through the bat pad gap, Kieswetter is dozing away as well and doesn't collect it, but he has enough time to make amends as Rohit turns back slowly. India digging the kind of hole they found themselves in several times in the Tests. 117/5
    18.1 Another mini-collapse for India. Raina is gone now, and they are eight down. He's played a superb hand though. It was a back of length ball angling across Raina, who tried to launch it over the leg side, but ended up slicing it off the outside edge into the covers. 162/8
    17.4 what an entertaining ball that was to watch! Dhoni is gone, and in dramatic style. He looked to bash this down the ground, got too violent for his own liking and lost the top hand grip on the bat and ended up slicing it one-handed high towards long-on. The debutant Hales was there, he nearly fluffed it as he tried to take it with the fingers pointing up, it popped up and landed on his shoulder, allowing him to grab it before it landed. He eventually exHales in relief. 158/6
    17.6 Ashwin came, Ashwin went. He dabbed a length ball into the off side, loped out of the crease pointlessly and took for ever to turn back. Dernbach ran through to under-arm the ball onto the stumps. 162/7
    19.3 classy deception! What a pleasing slower ball that was! It was bowled, it spent some time traversing the 22 yards, time in which Praveen set himself up for a straight drive, played it, missed, and thought about attempting another shot. Too late, the ball came through and tapped off stump. Easy peasy. 165/9
    not out
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    4
    0
    0
    50.00
    19.4 and Munaf doesn't try to make the most of the chance. India are bowled out in this format too. Short and wide outside off, he swings at it without much intent and nicks through to the keeper. 165/10
    Extras
    10 (lb 7, w 3)
    TOTAL
    165 all out (19.4 Overs, RR: 8.38)
    BowlingOMRWEcon0s4s6sWDNB
    TT Bresnan4.003318.25133220
    JW Dernbach3.402246.00124000
    SCJ Broad4.003729.25115110
    SR Patel3.0034011.3320300
    GP Swann4.002817.0052000
    RS Bopara1.00414.0030000
    Fall of wickets:1-39 (PA Patel, 4.4 ov), 2-104 (R Dravid, 11.4 ov), 3-106 (AM Rahane, 12.3 ov), 4-108 (V Kohli, 12.5 ov), 5-117 (RG Sharma, 13.6 ov), 6-158 (MS Dhoni, 17.4 ov), 7-162 (R Ashwin, 17.6 ov), 8-162 (SK Raina, 18.1 ov), 9-165 (P Kumar, 19.3 ov), 10-165 (MM Patel, 19.4 ov)
  • BATSMEN
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    0.2 no debut dream for Hales then! Out for a duck second ball! This looked dead straight away and the umpire's finger was up in a no time. Wicket-to-wicket line and Hales played outside of it. Thudded into the pad and it's all over 0/1
    6.1 gone now! India break the spell of runs. Slightly slower ball duped Kieswetter who punched his drive straight to cover 58/2
    7 how about that for a start! Dhoni, for the first time all summer, is excellent behind the stumps! Shoved down the leg side, Pietersen came too far out his ground and Dhoni had the bails off in a flash 61/3
    15.1 well well, what have we here! India are celebrating but Morgan is having none of it. Morgan flashed hard towards point where Rohit dived forward to take what looked like a good catch. Very low but it looks like the fingers are under it. Morgan asked for the umpires to take a look and they have gone upstairs. We know the TV replay is uncertain with these but it looks like a clean catch... OUT. The third umpire had a long look but gave it. Right decision you'd think and a very big wicket, too 134/4
    not out
    31
    36
    2
    0
    86.11
    not out
    25
    16
    3
    0
    156.25
    Extras
    13 (lb 7, w 6)
    TOTAL
    169/4 (19.3 Overs, RR: 8.66)
    BowlingOMRWEcon0s4s6sWDNB
    P Kumar4.002716.7594000
    R Vinay Kumar3.3035010.0065010
    MM Patel4.002526.25102100
    R Ashwin4.003709.2574030
    V Kohli3.002217.3362010
    RG Sharma1.0016016.0012100
    Fall of wickets:1-0 (AD Hales, 0.2 ov), 2-58 (C Kieswetter, 6.1 ov), 3-61 (KP Pietersen, 7 ov), 4-134 (EJG Morgan, 15.1 ov)

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