Player of the Match
Player of the Match
  • BATSMEN
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    28
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    2
    0
    46.42
    8.5 cleaned him up with a beauty! Memories of the tour to India in this one. Drifts into middle stump, Cook plays forward, grips to spin past the outside edge and into the off stump. Lovely piece of bowling 26/1
    35.1 oh, what a way to go!. Short of a length from round the wicket, Jennings defends and the ball drops down by his feet then dribbled back towards the stumps and just had enough force to dislodge the off bail. Agony for Jennings after all the hard work 98/2
    62.3 what a moment! Kohli has pulled off a direct hit run out But why did England risk that second run? It was always going to be tight. The ball was worked into midwicket, Kohli chased it down, slid, picked up in one motion. They were committed to the second (appeared to be Bairstow's call). Even without a direct hit Root would have been struggled. Really poor running 216/4
    39.3 given lbw! Back of a length from round the wicket, beats the inside edge. Malan has called for the review. It's reasonably high on the back pad, but he's quite a way back. Umpire's call on impact and height so another low score for Malan at home 112/3
    65.6 dragged on and India are fighting back...Bairstow's part in the run out is followed by his wicket. It's a back-of-a-length delivery outside off, he aims square through the off side and it takes a bottom edge into the stumps 223/5
    74.1 got him! This is the polar opposite of how Ben Stokes plays his cricket - soft. Short of a length ball on middle and leg. He's been whipping those with the angle all this while, but this one grips and holds its line. Some extra bounce too and it floats back at Ashwin off the leading edge. He's had a lot of happy moments today. Flashes another grin. 243/7
    66.4 given lbw and England are collapsing Buttler isn't reviewing. He's basically played across a straight ball. It turned a little, but he shouldn't be missing that. Struck on the knee roll 224/6
    89.4 and that's that...Curran has a fiddle outside off to a back of a length delivery and takes a regulation edge which Karthik takes safely this time. Very nice set up by Shami, a couple of big inswingers followed by the wider delivery which nips away 287/10
    83.1 big lbw appeal and India will review the not-out decision. Inswinger from off stump, catches him on the knee roll on the front leg, at a middle stump line. The front foot hasn't moved forward at all and this looks very close...it's out! That's hitting leg stump. 278/8
    84.2 that looks plumb. It's given. Broad won't even talk about the review. It's that swinging delivery from Ashwin again. Full, with the seam pointed at leg slip. Shapes back in and beats the inside edge as he looks to defend for the turn. He's struck right in front of the middle. Little doubt there 283/9
    not out
    2
    15
    24
    0
    0
    13.33
    Extras
    13 (b 9, lb 4)
    TOTAL
    287 all out (89.4 Overs, RR: 3.2)
    Fall of wickets: 1-26 (AN Cook, 8.5 ov), 2-98 (KK Jennings, 35.1 ov), 3-112 (DJ Malan, 39.3 ov), 4-216 (JE Root, 62.3 ov), 5-223 (JM Bairstow, 65.6 ov), 6-224 (JC Buttler, 66.4 ov), 7-243 (BA Stokes, 74.1 ov), 8-278 (AU Rashid, 83.1 ov), 9-283 (SCJ Broad, 84.2 ov), 10-287 (SM Curran, 89.4 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    UT Yadav1725613.2900
    I Sharma1714612.7000
    R Ashwin2676242.3800
    Mohammed Shami19.426433.2500
    HH Pandya1014604.6000
  • BATSMEN
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    45
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    44.44
    13.4 oh this looks very good for lbw and England have reviewed the not-out decision. Big inswinger catches him halfway into his forward stride and in front of middle stump. It's under the knee roll too...no bat...and it's hitting leg stump! That's a good review. It looked very good on first look. Curran not the quickest, but he's had Vjay in two minds with his inswinger. Vijay probably caught napping here. His head's fallen over into the off side, perhaps expecting this to angle across. He's late on the flick. England have the opening 50/1
    15.5 he's got him! Sam Curran is stealing the show! Not talked about at all in the lead-up, he's now completely dragged this game England's way. Swings it away from off stump, Dhawan, one again, is looking to drive against the swinging ball without a stride. This time he's looking off side, slightly opened bat face. Foot stuck in the crease. Simple take at second slip 59/3
    13.6 drags it on! That is a woeful shot from KL Rahul! Chases and manages to get a ball that's at least a metre away from off to hit it. It's floated up, a sucker ball. No real movement on it. Rahul has half a stride and he's looking to caress it with...well, almost a flat-bat, by the end of it. It's because he isn't to the pitch. He had no chance of being to the pitch of this. Sam Curran is buzzing and so is Edgbaston. 54/2
    75.6 finds point. Short and wide ball and he ends up cutting it straight to the fielder. Of all balls to get out to. Falls a run short of 150, but he walks off with a smile. He's done the job. 274/10
    27.4 got him! And you have to say, that's been coming! Shorter length, wide line, Rahane is suckered by the angle into the bat, not sure whether to stick or twist, and in the end plays a horrible floppy stab, gloves as far from his body as they could be, and offers a sharp chance to the right of Jennings at third slip! Very close to the no-ball, but not quite! 100/4
    29.2 smashing stuff! Stokes pitches it right up to the pads, a bit of late inswing, and Karthik's stumps have been splattered! That was loose from the batsman, but brilliant from the bowler, he's been making the ball talk, and now it's talking his language too! 100/5
    45.6 Pandya reviews immediately after being given lbw. That was a brutal yorker! But the bat was close to toe. Has Pandya got an edge? He hasn't...and that is thundering into leg stump! What a ball from Curran. Hoops in from off stump and catches him on the underside of his boot. Pandya's head falling into the off side and he has no chance of maintaining balance trying to flick this 148/6
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    15
    21
    2
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    66.66
    50.3 what a beauty! Anderson gets one in the wicket column. A length ball, angled in to off stump, nips further off the pitch and straightens a fraction off the seam, beats the outside edge and takes off stump 169/7
    54.1 sharp grab, they've caught one in the slips. Good length outside off, Shami can't resist having a drive, the edge flies quickly and there is relief on Malan's face as he holds on 182/8
    63.4 and he's trapped him lbw...a full, straight delivery and he's caught right in front. It was the googly, in fact, which Ishant didn't pick. No review this time...a bad decision in hindsight. That googly was going down. 217/9
    not out
    1
    16
    49
    0
    0
    6.25
    Extras
    20 (b 4, lb 11, nb 4, w 1)
    TOTAL
    274 all out (76 Overs, RR: 3.6)
    Fall of wickets: 1-50 (M Vijay, 13.4 ov), 2-54 (KL Rahul, 13.6 ov), 3-59 (S Dhawan, 15.5 ov), 4-100 (AM Rahane, 27.4 ov), 5-100 (KD Karthik, 29.2 ov), 6-148 (HH Pandya, 45.6 ov), 7-169 (R Ashwin, 50.3 ov), 8-182 (Mohammed Shami, 54.1 ov), 9-217 (I Sharma, 63.4 ov), 10-274 (V Kohli, 75.6 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    JM Anderson2274121.8600
    SCJ Broad1024004.0003
    SM Curran1717444.3510
    AU Rashid803123.8700
    BA Stokes1947323.8401
  • BATSMEN
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    14
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    0.00
    3.4 hello, time traveller, it's August 1 again. Ashwin has got one to dip on middle stump, drawn Cook forward, and zipped past his outside edge to hit off stump once again. Cannot get any more similar to his first innings dismissal. Half-hearted forward stride with the bat playing for the one that slides on. But the dip has done him 9/1
    7.4 edged and taken at second slip! Ashwin's enjoying the England left handers. Good length on off stump, Jennings presses forward, it straightens to take the outside edge and it's a neat grab 18/2
    15.1 this is a brilliant catch at leg slip! Goes back to a shorter delivery, works it off his pads, comes off the face of the bat, Rahul stays low at leg slip and holds a wonderful snaffle by his bootlaces. Might even have bounced off his knee into his hands 39/3
    26.2 taken at gully!Sensational delivery from Ishant. completely squares Malan up. Just about the perfect outswinger to the left hander, and from around the wicket. It starts on middle stump, with the angle in, floats away as Malan looks to block it. Unplayable. Thick edge flies to gully who makes easy work of it 70/4
    30.2 Dhawan gets it this time! A good catch, low to his right at first slip. Ishant with another peach. Inswinger from wide-ish, straightens after pitching. All while being in line with the stumps, so there's no question of leaving that ball. He jabs at it with hard hands though, without a stride. Could have been forward, perhaps. But he wasn't, and he's gone. 85/5
    30.4 Kohli takes it at third slip! Ishant Sharma is turning it on, and the slip catching is backing him up! Stokes has done all he can, but this is too good for him. Another outswinger from around the wicket. He misses this and it probably hits off stump. He gets bat, and he's not surviving that way either. It's the perfect length, half a yard short of a good length. He can't be fully forward or back - just stay on the crease and offer soft hands. He does it too, but along with the movement, Ishant has got this to spring up and create some pace. The edge dips low to Kohli's left and he follows it, staying low and getting his upper body to sway with the ball before holding on 86/6
    30.6 edged and caught behind! Ishant's charge continues...not stopping India. Short of a length outside off, Buttler aiming to push somewhat halfheartedly off the back foot, gets a thin top edge through to the keeper. They are checking for the no-ball, it's very tight but it has a fraction of heel behind the line. England sink further 87/7
    52.6 got him! Karthik jumps across first slip and gets two hands to it. Only just. He was off balance there. Curran walking across his stumps to this wide short ball, looks to steer towards third man but he gets a big edge. That's the end to a superb innings. 180/10
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    40.00
    44.4 rips through the gate. That looked nice. Pace is pace. Length ball with some shape away from off, so Rashid is looking to follow the trajectory like he has been previously. But this holds its line after pitching and beats the inside edge to knock off stump. A handy contribution from Rashid, he's put up 48 with Curran 135/8
    51.6 Dhawan grin, Ishant has five. Another top delivery, shaping away from the corridor, like all the wickets he's had today. Broad can't get away this time with his stab away from the body. Flies to Dhawan's left at hip height and he pouches it comfortably this time at first slip. Another vital contribution down the order - this wicket was worth 41 runs 176/9
    not out
    0
    0
    5
    0
    0
    -
    Extras
    13 (b 10, lb 2, nb 1)
    TOTAL
    180 all out (53 Overs, RR: 3.39)
    Fall of wickets: 1-9 (AN Cook, 3.4 ov), 2-18 (KK Jennings, 7.4 ov), 3-39 (JE Root, 15.1 ov), 4-70 (DJ Malan, 26.2 ov), 5-85 (JM Bairstow, 30.2 ov), 6-86 (BA Stokes, 30.4 ov), 7-87 (JC Buttler, 30.6 ov), 8-135 (AU Rashid, 44.4 ov), 9-176 (SCJ Broad, 51.6 ov), 10-180 (SM Curran, 52.6 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    Mohammed Shami1223803.1600
    R Ashwin2145932.8000
    I Sharma1305153.9201
    UT Yadav712022.8500
  • BATSMEN
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    35.29
    5.5 padding up and given lbw! More shape back in from Broad, this time it's a misjudgment from Vijay and, after a chat with Dhawan, he doesn't review. A good length outside off, swings back significantly, then thuds into the front pad. So Malan's drop isn't too costly 19/1
    7.3 takes the edge this time! Broad's on one here...full outside off and shapes away, Dhawan can't resist having a drive, it's not a great shot, takes the edge which Bairstow grabs and the noise around the ground rises again 22/2
    14.6 a beauty and edged behind! Good length at off stump, late movement from Stokes, starts to shape in then moves away to square up Rahul and it's a regulation outside edge 46/3
    46.3 he's trapped him in front of middle! This looks very very good for Stokes. Kohli reviews. Walks across the stumps, plants the front leg across and has missed on the flick shot. It's very full ball. There's no bat...and this is hitting leg stump! Aleem Dar's decision stands. The crowd are giving him a standing ovation, but is this is it for England? Kohli's battled so hard, but he won't see India through today. It's been a legendary effort all game, the crowd lets him know 141/7
    21.4 soft signal is out. Rahane goes chasing wide outside off and has got an under-edge on this short ball. Bairstow takes it low and that's where this review has come from. He's got fingers under it...Rahane is out! Short and wide ball and a very, very loose shot from India's vice-captain. The saga continues. 63/4
    24.3 no escape this time! He's walked at a length ball in the corridor and nicked a thin one through to Bairstow. Marginal shape away matched by marginal feet movement. He's almost falling into this shot, with hard hands. Almost like he's been lulled by a drifter of his own. Anderson has his first wicket, India are five down 78/5
    36.6 edged and gone! A formidable start to the day from Anderson, and the catcher is none other than Dawid Malan at second slip! Just sat up on the pitch, kissed the edge of an uncertain poke, and lobbed into Malan's fingertips as he stooped low to gather. A check from the umpire but no issues there! 112/6
    54.2 guides it to first slip! Ben Stokes started the procession, Ben Stokes finishes it. What a match he has had with the ball. His fourth wicket of the innings. Length ball outside off, some lift off the surface. Pandya looks to stab at it and gets a big edge. Cook watches it closely and holds on to his right 162/10
    46.6 nicked behind! Ben Stokes has grabbed control of this day! He sprints away in joy with his team in tow. What an over. Short of a length ball in the corridor, angles in and jags away ever so slightly from Shami, who looks to defend but isn't behind the line to do it well enough 141/8
    49.6 traps him with a googly. Given not out. Rashid reviews. Length ball on off, he's defending for the one that turns away, this sneaks past the inside edge and catches him on middle and off...slight murmur on snicko, but it's not convincing enough for the third umpire. He calls for tracking...and tracking shows it's hitting leg stump! Rashid gets Ishant again with a googly. Has Rashid, after everything before this match, just hit the final nail in the coffin? 154/9
    not out
    0
    8
    19
    0
    0
    0.00
    Extras
    2 (b 1, lb 1)
    TOTAL
    162 all out (54.2 Overs, RR: 2.98)
    Fall of wickets: 1-19 (M Vijay, 5.5 ov), 2-22 (S Dhawan, 7.3 ov), 3-46 (KL Rahul, 14.6 ov), 4-63 (AM Rahane, 21.4 ov), 5-78 (R Ashwin, 24.3 ov), 6-112 (KD Karthik, 36.6 ov), 7-141 (V Kohli, 46.3 ov), 8-141 (Mohammed Shami, 46.6 ov), 9-154 (I Sharma, 49.6 ov), 10-162 (HH Pandya, 54.2 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    JM Anderson1625023.1200
    SCJ Broad1424323.0700
    BA Stokes14.224042.7900
    SM Curran601813.0000
    AU Rashid41912.2500

Close of Play

  • Wed, 01 Aug - day 1 - England 1st innings 285/9 (SM Curran 24*, JM Anderson 0*, 88 ov)
  • Thu, 02 Aug - day 2 - England 2nd innings 9/1 (KK Jennings 5*, 3.4 ov)
  • Fri, 03 Aug - day 3 - India 2nd innings 110/5 (V Kohli 43*, KD Karthik 18*, 36 ov)
  • Sat, 04 Aug - day 4 - India 2nd innings 162 (54.2 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

India 4th innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st19S DhawanM Vijay
2nd3S DhawanKL Rahul
3rd24V KohliKL Rahul
4th17V KohliAM Rahane
5th15R AshwinV Kohli
6th34KD KarthikV Kohli
7th29V KohliHH Pandya
8th0Mohammed ShamiHH Pandya
9th13I SharmaHH Pandya
10th8UT YadavHH Pandya