ICC World Twenty20, 2007/08 / Commentary

ICC World Twenty20 - 21st match, Group E

England v India

India won by 18 runs

0.1

Sreesanth to Maddy, no run, nearly starts with a wicket - pitching on a great length, nipping away from the right hander and almost kissing the edge

0.2

Sreesanth to Maddy, no run, movement away again, wider this time, Maddy cuts tamely at it - with no footwork

0.3

Sreesanth to Maddy, 1 run, straighter, drops his hands down on it and they run through a single

0.6

Sreesanth to Maddy, 1 run, speared in full, on leg, nibbled out to short cover for a quick strike-stealing single

England 3/0   DL Maddy 2* (4b)

1.1

Singh to Maddy, 2 runs, swing in the air, up and over, but safe, landing just inside the cow-corner boundary

1.2

Singh to Maddy, 1 leg bye, scrambled single to leg this time

England 6/0   DL Maddy 4* (6b)

2.3

Sreesanth to Maddy, FOUR, outside off, width, and he cuts forcefully through point, puncturing some of the pressure... but only until the next ball

2.4

Sreesanth to Maddy, 1 run, slower delivery, low full toss, driven to mid-on, thrown back in - but they were through

2.6

Sreesanth to Maddy, 1 run, on off, pushed down to third man off the back foot and he steals the strike

England 19/0   DL Maddy 10* (9b 1x4)

3.1

Singh to Maddy, FOUR, stays over for the right hander, pushes it across him, a touch of room, and it's helped on its way courtesy of an outside edge off a back-foot cut

3.2

Singh to Maddy, 1 run, a well-run single into midwicket

3.5

Singh to Maddy, 1 run, short and almost checked off the hips really, with a push in front of square

England 30/0   DL Maddy 16* (12b 2x4)

4.1

Joginder Sharma to Maddy, no run, swivels in his medium pace and beats him, the ball jumping over his bat

4.2

Joginder Sharma to Maddy, FOUR, a touch of width and cut behind point

4.3

Joginder Sharma to Maddy, no run, tighter line, and a good delivery now - play and a miss through to the keeper

4.4

Joginder Sharma to Maddy, 1 run, driven out to mid-on and the strike's rotated again

England 35/0   DL Maddy 21* (16b 3x4)

5.1

Pathan to Maddy, no run, angling across him from a wide angle, and he slashes and burns a chance for runs, completely missing

5.2

Pathan to Maddy, SIX, short outside off, Maddy rocks back on to one leg and heaves that, sweetly enough, through midwicket

5.3

Pathan to Maddy, 2 runs, up and over long-on this time

5.4

Pathan to Maddy, OUT, goes now - holing out to mid-on, who runs in from long-on to a straightforward chance

DL Maddy c Gambhir b Pathan 29 (22m 20b 3x4 1x6) SR: 145.00

England 53/1   DL Maddy 29 (20b 3x4 1x6)
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Sep 19, 2007

India walk off after beating England, England v India, Group E, ICC World Twenty20, Durban, September 19, 2007

India walk off after beating England

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Sep 19, 2007

Well at least Stuart Broad and Yuvraj Singh can laugh it off after batsman hit bowler for six sixes in an over, England v India, Group E, ICC World Twenty20, Durban, September 19, 2007

Well at least Stuart Broad and Yuvraj Singh can laugh it off

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