England tour of India, 7th ODI: India v England at Indore, Apr 15, 2006
India won by 7 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)
  England innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal AJ Strauss* c †Karthik b Sreesanth 25 41 34 5 0 73.52
9.3 got'm! good length delivery, width offered outside the off stump and Strauss flashes hard at it, bit of a loose shot and the edge is produced, Karthik dives across low to his left and takes it inches away from the ground, umpire Koertzen calls in the third umpire to check if the catch was taken cleanly, RED light flashes and that's the end of Strauss! 43/1
View dismissal IR Bell run out (Yuvraj Singh) 32 92 45 4 0 71.11
19.1 from Powar, turned away behind square on the leg side, Pietersen takes off for a single but Bell stands his ground and in the end sacrifices his wicket to save Pietersen - Yuvraj quickly gets the ball to the bowler and the bails are off in a flash - terrible mix-up 110/3
View dismissal MJ Prior c Pathan b Sreesanth 2 10 11 0 0 18.18
11.6 Sreesanth strikes again! surprise bouncer, well directed and coming in with the angle, Prior goes for the pull but fails to get on top of the bounce and the ball flies off the top-edge, Pathan at fine leg judges it to perfection and nicely settles under it - England two down 47/2
View dismissal KP Pietersen c Uthappa b Yuvraj Singh 64 82 56 11 1 114.28
30.6 Yuvraj gets the danger man! on the middle and leg stump line, just an ordinary ball, Pietersen goes for the slog sweep and the ball files away off the top-edge to the deep midwicket region, Uthappa hurtles across in the deep and takes a good catch on the move, crucial breakthrough this! 165/4
View dismissal PD Collingwood c RP Singh b Pathan 64 116 84 2 2 76.19
46.5 Collingwood departs! good length delivery, pitched close to the off stump line and angling across, Collingwood swings hard and the ball flies down to long-on, on this occasion gets the height but not the distance - RP Singh in the deep moves across and takes it cleanly - England six down! 267/6
View dismissal GO Jones c †Karthik b Sreesanth 53 60 50 7 1 106.00
45.2 good length delivery, close to the off stumps line, Jones looking to drive on the up ends up with a thick edge, Karthik dives across low to his right at takes it cleanly, was at full stretch and took it inches away from the ground - wonderful effort! 257/5
View dismissal ID Blackwell c Raina b Sreesanth 11 12 10 2 0 110.00
47.4 well disguised slower delivery, Blackwell fails to pick it up and the lofted drive finds Raina at long-on, wicket number four for Sreesanth! 274/7
View dismissal LE Plunkett c VRV Singh b Sreesanth 6 16 9 0 0 66.66
49.5 5-for! pitched up and angling in, Plunkett swings across and the ball balloons up towards long-on, VR Singh runs in from the deep and takes it cleanly, England nine down. 288/9
View dismissal Kabir Ali c Venugopal Rao b Pathan 1 5 4 0 0 25.00
48.5 fianlly he makes contact but fails to keep it down and the ball goes straight down the throat of Rao at long-off, Pathan gets one more to his name 277/8
View dismissal SI Mahmood c VRV Singh b Sreesanth 9 5 4 0 1 225.00
49.6 all over! short of a good length delivery, again coming in with the angle, Plunkett sways back and pulls hard, ball clips the edge and steeples down to long-on, this time VR Sigh had to run in hard and he takes it on the move, good catch in the end - Sreesanth ends up with six wickets to his name! 288/10
JM Anderson not out 0 2 0 0 0 -
Extras (lb 4, w 9, nb 8) 21
  Total (all out; 50 overs) 288 (5.76 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
View wickets IK Pathan 10 1 44 2 4.40 33 4 0 (2w)
46.5 to Collingwood, Collingwood departs! good length delivery, pitched close to the off stump line and angling across, Collingwood swings hard and the ball flies down to long-on, on this occasion gets the height but not the distance - RP Singh in the deep moves across and takes it cleanly - England six down! 267/6
48.5 to Ali, fianlly he makes contact but fails to keep it down and the ball goes straight down the throat of Rao at long-off, Pathan gets one more to his name 277/8
View wickets S Sreesanth 10 1 55 6 5.50 39 7 1 (2nb, 3w)
9.3 to Strauss, got'm! good length delivery, width offered outside the off stump and Strauss flashes hard at it, bit of a loose shot and the edge is produced, Karthik dives across low to his left and takes it inches away from the ground, umpire Koertzen calls in the third umpire to check if the catch was taken cleanly, RED light flashes and that's the end of Strauss! 43/1
11.6 to Prior, Sreesanth strikes again! surprise bouncer, well directed and coming in with the angle, Prior goes for the pull but fails to get on top of the bounce and the ball flies off the top-edge, Pathan at fine leg judges it to perfection and nicely settles under it - England two down 47/2
45.2 to Jones, good length delivery, close to the off stumps line, Jones looking to drive on the up ends up with a thick edge, Karthik dives across low to his right at takes it cleanly, was at full stretch and took it inches away from the ground - wonderful effort! 257/5
47.4 to Blackwell, well disguised slower delivery, Blackwell fails to pick it up and the lofted drive finds Raina at long-on, wicket number four for Sreesanth! 274/7
49.5 to Plunkett, 5-for! pitched up and angling in, Plunkett swings across and the ball balloons up towards long-on, VR Singh runs in from the deep and takes it cleanly, England nine down. 288/9
49.6 to Mahmood, all over! short of a good length delivery, again coming in with the angle, Plunkett sways back and pulls hard, ball clips the edge and steeples down to long-on, this time VR Sigh had to run in hard and he takes it on the move, good catch in the end - Sreesanth ends up with six wickets to his name! 288/10
  RP Singh 7 0 44 0 6.28 25 7 1 (1w)
  VRV Singh 7 0 72 0 10.28 18 10 1 (5nb, 1w)
  RR Powar 9 1 38 0 4.22 30 1 2 (1w)
View wicket Yuvraj Singh 7 0 31 1 4.42 18 2 0 (1w)
30.6 to Pietersen, Yuvraj gets the danger man! on the middle and leg stump line, just an ordinary ball, Pietersen goes for the slog sweep and the ball files away off the top-edge to the deep midwicket region, Uthappa hurtles across in the deep and takes a good catch on the move, crucial breakthrough this! 165/4
  India innings (target: 289 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal RV Uthappa run out (Anderson/†Jones) 86 123 96 12 1 89.58
28.3 from Blackwell, driven down to long-off, Anderson moves across in the deep and cuts off the boundary with a good diving effort and fires in a long throw, Uthappa coming back for the second takes it lightly, throw comes in at the keeper's end and the bails are off in a flash, Uthappa was almost home but he failed to ground his bat! poor piece of cricket from the young man and India lose their first wicket! 166/1
View dismissal R Dravid* lbw b Mahmood 69 126 79 9 0 87.34
29.1 good length delivery, hint of reverse swing and Dravid gets hit on the pad, loud appeal and up goes the finger, probably missing leg but umpire Jayaprakash was convinced, India two down! 166/2
Yuvraj Singh not out 63 91 57 6 0 110.52
View dismissal SK Raina b Ali 53 83 66 2 1 80.30
48.3 bowled'm! slow off-cutter on the stumps, Raina makes room eyeing the midwicket fence but plays all over it and the ball crashes into the woodwork, end of a fine innings 281/3
IK Pathan not out 1 2 1 0 0 100.00
Extras (lb 5, w 8, nb 4) 17
  Total (3 wickets; 49.1 overs) 289 (5.87 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
  JM Anderson 8.1 0 67 0 8.20 23 11 1
View wicket SI Mahmood 10 0 61 1 6.10 28 5 1 (2nb, 4w)
29.1 to Dravid, good length delivery, hint of reverse swing and Dravid gets hit on the pad, loud appeal and up goes the finger, probably missing leg but umpire Jayaprakash was convinced, India two down! 166/2
  LE Plunkett 10 0 40 0 4.00 30 2 0 (1w)
View wicket Kabir Ali 8 0 47 1 5.87 23 5 0 (1nb, 1w)
48.3 to Raina, bowled'm! slow off-cutter on the stumps, Raina makes room eyeing the midwicket fence but plays all over it and the ball crashes into the woodwork, end of a fine innings 281/3
  ID Blackwell 10 0 51 0 5.10 29 5 0 (1w)
  PD Collingwood 3 0 18 0 6.00 4 1 0 (1nb)

Match details


Toss - India, who chose to field
Series - India won the 7-match series 5-1
ODI debut - RV Uthappa (India)
Player of the match - S Sreesanth (India)
Player of the series - Yuvraj Singh (India)
Umpires - AV Jayaprakash and RE Koertzen (South Africa)
TV umpire - I Shivram
Match referee - RS Mahanama (Sri Lanka)

Match Notes


    • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
    • England: 50 runs in 12.6 overs (82 balls), Extras 4
    • Power Play 3: Overs 15.1 - 20.0
    • England: 100 runs in 18.2 overs (117 balls), Extras 7
    • Drinks: England - 134/3 in 24.0 overs (KP Pietersen 46, PD Collingwood 21)
    • England: 150 runs in 27.4 overs (174 balls), Extras 10
    • Drinks: England - 188/4 in 38.0 overs (PD Collingwood 41, GO Jones 10)
    • England: 200 runs in 39.2 overs (246 balls), Extras 15
    • England: 250 runs in 44.3 overs (279 balls), Extras 18
    • KP Pietersen: 50 off 38 balls (9 x 4, 1 x 6)
    • PD Collingwood: 50 off 67 balls (2 x 4, 2 x 6)
    • GO Jones: 50 off 48 balls (7 x 4, 1 x 6)
    • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 38 balls (IR Bell 15, KP Pietersen 32, Ex 3)
    • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 66 balls (KP Pietersen 18, PD Collingwood 29, Ex 3)
    • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 60 balls (PD Collingwood 20, GO Jones 29, Ex 5)
    • India: 50 runs in 9.2 overs (58 balls), Extras 5
    • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
    • Drinks: India - 77/0 in 15.0 overs (RV Uthappa 30, R Dravid 41)
    • India: 100 runs in 18.1 overs (112 balls), Extras 9
    • India: 150 runs in 25.3 overs (158 balls), Extras 11
    • Drinks: India - 151/0 in 26.0 overs (RV Uthappa 77, R Dravid 63)
    • India: 200 runs in 35.3 overs (220 balls), Extras 13
    • Drinks: India - 221/2 in 40.0 overs (Yuvraj Singh 30, SK Raina 22)
    • India: 250 runs in 44.1 overs (274 balls), Extras 15
    • AR Uthappa: 50 off 69 balls (8 x 4)
    • R Dravid: 50 off 56 balls (8 x 4)
    • Yuvraj Singh: 50 off 51 balls (5 x 4)
    • SK Raina: 50 off 62 balls (2 x 4, 1 x 6)
    • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 58 balls (RV Uthappa 23, R Dravid 25, Ex 5)
    • 1st Wicket: 100 runs in 112 balls (RV Uthappa 45, R Dravid 46, Ex 9)
    • 1st Wicket: 150 runs in 158 balls (RV Uthappa 76, R Dravid 63, Ex 11)
    • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 60 balls (Yuvraj Singh 28, SK Raina 19, Ex 3)
    • 3rd Wicket: 100 runs in 108 balls (Yuvraj Singh 48, SK Raina 48, Ex 5)
 
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