Player of the Match
Player of the Match

50 | 20 Runs | ENG: 320/8 (10 runs required, RR: 6.40)

  • SCJ Broad29 (24b)
  • CT Tremlett0 (1b)
  • MM Patel8-0-70-3
  • RP Singh10-0-56-1

It's only the third time that both teams have posted 300 in an ODI in England. What a run-fest this was. Tendulkar hit a strokeful 99 before Dravid shone with a sparkling 63-ball 92 to lift India to 329. England got off to a flier but were slowed down by the spinners - Piyush Chawla and Ramesh Powar - in the middle overs. Mascarenhas biffed a 39-ball 52 but could not get them home. The series stands tied 1-1 with five matches to go.

Man of the Match: Rahul Dravid

This is Sriram Veera, signing off. Adios!

Patel to Broad, no run, India have won. It was full and outside off, Broad shuffled across and attempts another heave but doesn't connect.
Patel to Broad, FOUR runs, Another lemon cut. Another boundary. England now need 10 to win from one ball. Will Munaf bowl a no ball?
Patel to Broad, SIX runs, 20 from 3 and what does Broad do. Smokes a full toss on the off stump over long off. The crowd roar their approval
Patel to Broad, no run, shuffles right across the stumps, attempts a big heave across the line but can't connect
Patel to Broad, FOUR runs, Ah! The lemon cut. It was full in length, outside off, Broad tries to drill it through cover, gets a inside-edge and it runs to fine leg boundary.
Patel to Broad, SIX runs, Short of length, on the leg stump and Broad tonks it over deep midwicket. Powar runs back, catches it and tries to flick it back in but he has already gone beyond the ropes. The crowd love it.

49 | 8 Runs 1 Wkt | ENG: 300/8 (30 runs required from 6 balls, RR: 6.12, RRR: 30.00)

  • CT Tremlett0 (1b)
  • SCJ Broad9 (18b)
  • RP Singh10-0-56-1
  • AB Agarkar9-1-67-0
Singh to Tremlett, no run, backs to the leg side, RP follows him and Tremlett is hit on the thigh pad as he tries to unsuccessfully pull.
Singh to Broad, 1 run, fuller, on the middle and leg, driven to long on
Singh to Mascarenhas, OUT, Mascarenhas's breezy cameo ends. Death by aggression. He tries to pull a short-of-length delivery over midwicket but ends up lobbing it to midwicket. And then they were two.

AD Mascarenhas c Agarkar b Singh 52 (45m 39b 1x4 5x6) SR: 133.33

Singh to Broad, 2 wides, bouncer that sails harmlessly down the leg side. Dhoni does well to gather it
Singh to Mascarenhas, 1 run, low full toss, swatted past midwicket. The ball made contact with the bottom-half of the bat and hence doesn't travel far
Singh to Mascarenhas, no run, lands on a length, outside off, tries to flat-bat it and gets a inner edge, along the ground, to the 'keeper
Singh to Mascarenhas, FOUR runs, backs to the leg side, RP Singh follows him with a short of length delivery but Mascarenhas twists his body and manages to short-arm jab it to square leg boundary. That's fifty for Mascarenhas. It has been pretty entertaining.

48 | 9 Runs | ENG: 292/7 (38 runs required from 12 balls, RR: 6.08, RRR: 19.00)

  • AD Mascarenhas47 (35b)
  • SCJ Broad8 (17b)
  • AB Agarkar9-1-67-0
  • RP Singh9-0-48-0
Agarkar to Mascarenhas, 1 bye, Another short-pitched stuff, outside the off stump and Mascarenhas doesn't connect again but they rush across for a single. Dhoni had gathered it but they still get across in time. Broad had rushed out as soon as Agarkar had delivered.
Agarkar to Mascarenhas, no run, serves up a bouncer and Mascarenhas can't connect with his pull shot.
Agarkar to Broad, 1 leg bye, on the length, on the middle and leg, Broad tries to flick it , misses but will get a leg bye. It brings the marauder on striker
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England 2nd innings Partnerships

1st76MJ PriorAN Cook
2nd0IR BellAN Cook
3rd58IR BellKP Pietersen
4th42PD CollingwoodIR Bell
5th9A FlintoffIR Bell
6th35IR BellRS Bopara
7th20AD MascarenhasIR Bell
8th59AD MascarenhasSCJ Broad
9th21CT TremlettSCJ Broad