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259dThe Bulletin by Andrew Miller

Audacious India light up the draw

India's brave attempt at a run chase was ended by Steve Harmison and bad light as the first Test ended in a draw

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Statistics

Best performances - Batsmen

PD Collingwood
134(252) 13x4 - 4x6
Control %88%
  • Productive Shot
  • on side drive on front foot
  • 59 runs
  • 6x4 - 3x6
6 3 25 13 12 8 34 33
AN Cook
104(243) 12x4 - 0x6
Control %80%
  • Productive Shot
  • leg glance
  • 28 runs
  • 0x4 - 0x6
5 9 22 16 10 6 9 27

Best performances - Bowlers

MJ Hoggard
O30.5
M13
R57
W6
Eco1.84
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
S Sreesanth
O28.5
M6
R95
W4
Eco3.29
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF

Laxman walks in and the first thing he does is prod the umpire for light, after a small chat the light is offered that's the end of the Test match! Handshakes all around and the players walk back to the Pavilion.

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Man of the Match - Matthew Hoggard.

We'll be back on March 9th for the second Test at Mohali, until then this is Sajan Nair signing off - cheers!

78.2
W
Harmison to Harbhajan Singh, OUT, and Harmison strikes back! yorker on the stumps, Harbhajan plays all over it and the ball crashes into the woodwork, India six down

Harbhajan Singh b Harmison 7 (8m 7b 1x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

78.1
4
Harmison to Harbhajan Singh, FOUR runs, and it seems they are still going for a win, good length delivery outside the off stump, Harbhajan swings across and connects well and the ball flies away to the midwicket fence

END OF OVER:
78 | 3 Runs | INDIA: 256/5

  • SR Tendulkar28 (19b)
  • Harbhajan Singh3 (5b)
  • A Flintoff17-2-79-2
  • SJ Harmison17-4-44-1
77.6
0
Flintoff to Tendulkar, no run, good length delivery on the middle and off stump line, watchfully played down to mid-on, is the chase over?
77.5
1
Flintoff to Harbhajan Singh, 1 run, on the pads, Harbhajan stays back and chips it away to deep midwicket
77.4
1
Flintoff to Tendulkar, 1 run, good length delivery outside the off stump, Tendulkar opens the face of the bat and drives it through cover point
77.3
0
Flintoff to Tendulkar, no run, another probing delivery, played straight to the fielder at midwicket, probably came off the inner half of the bat
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