• BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    c Jaffer b Harbhajan Singh
    59
    79
    111
    9
    0
    74.68
    b Yohannan
    23
    28
    41
    4
    0
    82.14
    c Ganguly b Harbhajan Singh
    59
    130
    171
    8
    0
    45.38
    c Jaffer b Harbhajan Singh
    29
    73
    67
    3
    0
    39.72
    c Laxman b Bangar
    8
    18
    17
    2
    0
    44.44
    c †Ratra b Harbhajan Singh
    20
    37
    47
    2
    0
    54.05
    c Patel b Harbhajan Singh
    4
    6
    14
    1
    0
    66.66
    lbw b Harbhajan Singh
    12
    20
    26
    2
    0
    60.00
    lbw b Harbhajan Singh
    13
    23
    16
    3
    0
    56.52
    not out
    3
    27
    28
    0
    0
    11.11
    b Sehwag
    30
    21
    19
    2
    2
    142.85
    Extras
    19 (b 5, lb 5, nb 8, w 1)
    TOTAL
    279 all out (75.4 Overs, RR: 3.68)
    Fall of wickets: 1-55 (RS Clinton), 2-108 (DDJ Robinson), 3-164 (RS Bopara), 4-187 (TJ Phillips), 5-193 (A Flower), 6-209 (JM Dakin), 7-230 (RC Irani), 8-240 (BJ Hyam), 9-247 (JD Middlebrook), 10-279 (JB Grant)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    T Yohannan922813.1103
    AB Agarkar915005.5501
    SB Bangar1525513.6610
    Harbhajan Singh3258372.5900
    V Sehwag10.405314.9604

Close of Play

  • Wed, 14 Aug - day 1 - India 1st innings 331/6 (SS Das 165*, SC Ganguly 3*, 90 ov)
  • Thu, 15 Aug - day 2 - Essex 1st innings 173/3 (A Flower 45*, TJ Phillips 4*, 48 ov)
  • Fri, 16 Aug - day 3 - India 2nd innings 231/2 (SB Bangar 73*, VVS Laxman 9*, 60 ov)
  • Sat, 17 Aug - day 4 - Essex 2nd innings 186/3 (56 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Indians draw tour match at Chelmsford

    The match between Essex and the Indian tourists petered out into a draw at Chelmsford, after Essex were set an academic 565 runs to win it.

  • Harbhajan, Sehwag spoil Essex's day

    Command performances from Harbhajan Singh and Virender Sehwag have put India into an unassailable position going into the final day of their tour match at Chelmsford

  • Das 250 secures big Indian total

    Shiv Sunder Das completed 250 as India extended their total to an imposing 516 before being bowled out at Chelmsford

  • Das stakes Test comeback claim

    Shiv Sunder Das made a strong case for a recall to India's Test team with an unbeaten 165 against Essex at Chelmsford