• BATSMEN
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    31.3 Powar strikes again! tossed up on the stumps, the one that goes straight-on, Strauss comes down the track looking to work it away on the leg side but fails to make contact and the ball crashes into the woodwork, crucial breakthrough this! 135/3
    15.2 first strike! quicker delivery, grips the surface and rips into the right-hander, Prior looking to work it away on the leg side is beaten for pace and turn and is trapped plumb in front of the stumps, umpire Rauf takes him time but in the end adjudicates in favour of the bowler - Harbhajan with the breakthrough! 66/1
    16.5 and Powar joins the party! well flighted delivery, turning in from close to the off stump line, Shah pushes forward looking to turns it away on the leg side, ball slides off the face of the bat, clips the pad and lobs up behind the stumps, Dhoni strides back, drives across and takes a fantastic catch, England two down and in a spot of bother here 71/2
    42.5 gone! and that's a soft dismissal! turning across from outside the leg stump, Pietersen plays against the break and the leading edge goes straight to Dravid at short midwicket, Yuvraj nets the big fish, England six down. 193/6
    35.1 and he continues to impress! tossed up and turning in, genuine off-spinner, Flintoff comes down the track and is foxed by the slow turn, Dhoni clips the bails in a flash and that's the end of that. 143/4
    40.1 Terrible mix-up! turned away off the back-foot and the ball rolls away square on the leg side, big mix-up going for the single and Collingwood is stranded half way down the track, Dhoni moves across quickly and scores a direct hit at the striker's end, had just the one stump to aim but Dhoni made it look easy. 174/5
    49.2 gone! off-cutter, Jones swings across and the ball flies away to deep midwicket, Gambhir in the deep nicely settles under it, England nine down. 223/9
    47.3 bowled'm! well disguised slower delivery, good length ball, pitched on middle and leg and cutting across, Blackwell comes down the track and gets beaten by the lack of pace, Sreesanth gets one to his name. 214/7
    48.6 full and on the stumps, Plunkett swings across but misses the target and Pathan hits, as simple as that! 221/8
    not out
    1
    1
    0
    0
    100.00
    49.5 that's quick, that's full and that's bowled! Anderson makes room looking to hammer it through covers, misses the target by miles and the off stump is uprooted. Sreesanth ends up with three wickets to his name 226/10
    Extras
    13 (b 4, lb 3, nb 4, w 2)
    TOTAL
    226 all out (49.5 Overs, RR: 4.53)
    BowlingOMRWEcon0s4s6sWDNB
    IK Pathan8.022913.62303000
    S Sreesanth6.504035.85245011
    Harbhajan Singh10.014314.30343100
    RR Powar10.003433.40351001
    V Sehwag4.002105.2590001
    Yuvraj Singh10.003913.90332100
    G Gambhir1.0013013.0032011
    Fall of wickets:1-66 (MJ Prior, 15.2 ov), 2-71 (OA Shah, 16.5 ov), 3-135 (AJ Strauss, 31.3 ov), 4-143 (A Flintoff, 35.1 ov), 5-174 (PD Collingwood, 40.1 ov), 6-193 (KP Pietersen, 42.5 ov), 7-214 (ID Blackwell, 47.3 ov), 8-221 (LE Plunkett, 48.6 ov), 9-223 (GO Jones, 49.2 ov), 10-226 (JM Anderson, 49.5 ov)
  • BATSMEN
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    13.2 got'm! flat delivery, drifting down the leg side, Sehwag goes low down to sweep it away fine but fails to connect properly, ball slides off the face of the bat and crashes into the stumps, Blackwell with the breakthrough 61/1
    16.6 Anderson strikes! this was a short delivery, that could be hit anywhere on the leg side, Gambhir goes for the pull shot half-heartedly, comes off the top edge, and balloons up in the air, Anderson calls for it and completes a solo effort 70/2
    19.4 again drifting down the leg side, Jones dives across full length to his left and stops the ball and then hits the stumps at the striker's end, ball rolls away behind the stumps on the off side, Dravid takes off for a run after the stumps were broken without seeing where the ball was, Collingwood moves in quickly from point, picks the ball up and plucks the stumps, they go upstairs and the RED light flashes 72/3
    24.1 another one bites the dust! tossed up and turning in from close to the off stump line, Yuvraj goes back looking to cut it away late but fails to make contact, ball turns in just enough to kiss the off stump, Blackwell strikes - bowling change works for Flintoff - India five down and in deep trouble here! 92/5
    21.4 this is getting interesting! short of a good length delivery, cutting in from outside the off stump, ball stays low and Kaif going for the pull is beaten all ends up, ball hits the pad right in front of the stumps, loud appeal and up goes the finger, India four down and in trouble here 80/4
    not out
    81
    89
    8
    1
    91.01
    45.4 gone! good length delivery, cutting in from outside the off stump, Dhoni gets nowhere with a wild swing, ball clips the inside edge and crashes into the stumps, Flintoff strikes, this match is not over yet! 210/6
    not out
    12
    11
    1
    0
    109.09
    Extras
    21 (lb 4, nb 1, w 16)
    TOTAL
    230/6 (49 Overs, RR: 4.69)
    BowlingOMRWEcon0s4s6sWDNB
    JM Anderson10.006016.00286050
    Kabir Ali7.005007.14258030
    A Flintoff10.012912.90463030
    ID Blackwell9.003924.33271100
    LE Plunkett9.032913.22394010
    PD Collingwood4.001904.7591001
    Fall of wickets:1-61 (V Sehwag, 13.2 ov), 2-70 (G Gambhir, 16.6 ov), 3-72 (R Dravid, 19.4 ov), 4-80 (M Kaif, 21.4 ov), 5-92 (Yuvraj Singh, 24.1 ov), 6-210 (MS Dhoni, 45.4 ov)

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