Result
1st Test, Chennai, Dec 11-15 2008, England tour of India
316 & 311/9d
(98.3 ov, target 387)
241 & 387/4
India won by 6 wickets
Player Of The Match
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AJ Strauss c & b Mishra12323335615052.78
AN Cook c Khan b Harbhajan Singh521161725044.82
IR Bell lbw b Khan1751681033.33
KP Pietersen (c)c & b Khan433340012.12
PD Collingwood c Gambhir b Harbhajan Singh926331034.61
A Flintoff c Gambhir b Mishra1875802024.00
JM Anderson c Yuvraj Singh b Mishra19821132023.17
MJ Prior not out531021461051.96
GP Swann c Dravid b Harbhajan Singh16110016.66
SJ Harmison c †Dhoni b Yuvraj Singh623320026.08
MS Panesar lbw b Sharma626230023.07
Extras(lb 7, nb 1)8
TOTAL(128.4 Ov, RR: 2.45, 539 Mts)316
Fall of wickets: 1-118 (Sir Alastair Cook, 39.6 ov), 2-164 (Ian Bell, 57.2 ov), 3-180 (Kevin Pietersen, 65.4 ov), 4-195 (Paul Collingwood, 72.2 ov), 5-221 (Sir Andrew Strauss, 83.3 ov), 6-229 (Andrew Flintoff, 92.5 ov), 7-271 (James Anderson, 110.4 ov), 8-277 (Graeme Swann, 113.4 ov), 9-304 (Steve Harmison, 122.3 ov), 10-316 (Monty Panesar, 128.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Z Khan2194121.9500
I Sharma19.443211.6201
Harbhajan Singh3829632.5200
A Mishra3469932.9100
Yuvraj Singh1523312.2000
V Sehwag10808.0000
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
G Gambhir lbw b Swann1943653044.18
V Sehwag  b Anderson916242056.25
R Dravid lbw b Swann324440012.50
SR Tendulkar c & b Flintoff3748904177.08
VVS Laxman c & b Panesar2460813040.00
Yuvraj Singh c Flintoff b Harmison1441582034.14
MS Dhoni (c) †c Pietersen b Panesar53821625064.63
Harbhajan Singh c Bell b Panesar4058877068.96
Z Khan lbw b Flintoff11516006.66
A Mishra  b Flintoff1218292066.66
I Sharma not out819240042.10
Extras(b 4, lb 11, nb 6)21
TOTAL(69.4 Ov, RR: 3.45, 344 Mts)241
Fall of wickets: 1-16 (Virender Sehwag, 5.2 ov), 2-34 (Gautam Gambhir, 13.3 ov), 3-37 (Rahul Dravid, 13.6 ov), 4-98 (VVS Laxman, 31.2 ov), 5-102 (Sachin Tendulkar, 32.1 ov), 6-137 (Yuvraj Singh, 43.2 ov), 7-212 (Harbhajan Singh, 60.1 ov), 8-217 (Zaheer Khan, 63.3 ov), 9-219 (MS Dhoni, 64.1 ov), 10-241 (Amit Mishra, 69.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
SJ Harmison1114213.8100
JM Anderson1132812.5400
A Flintoff18.424932.6206
GP Swann1004224.2000
MS Panesar1946533.4200
England 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AJ Strauss c Laxman b Harbhajan Singh1082443978044.26
AN Cook c †Dhoni b Sharma930511030.00
IR Bell c Gambhir b Mishra713141053.84
KP Pietersen (c)lbw b Yuvraj Singh1540020.00
PD Collingwood lbw b Khan1082503739043.20
A Flintoff c †Dhoni b Sharma411180036.36
MJ Prior c Sehwag b Sharma3356852058.92
GP Swann  b Khan721290033.33
SJ Harmison  b Khan18110012.50
JM Anderson not out14140025.00
Extras(b 10, lb 13, nb 7, w 2)32
TOTAL(105.5 Ov, RR: 2.93, 502 Mts)311/9d
Did not bat: MS Panesar 
Fall of wickets: 1-28 (Sir Alastair Cook, 9.4 ov), 2-42 (Ian Bell, 12.2 ov), 3-43 (Kevin Pietersen, 13.1 ov), 4-257 (Sir Andrew Strauss, 85.2 ov), 5-262 (Andrew Flintoff, 88.4 ov), 6-277 (Paul Collingwood, 94.1 ov), 7-297 (Graeme Swann, 100.5 ov), 8-301 (Steve Harmison, 102.5 ov), 9-311 (Matt Prior, 105.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Z Khan2774031.4820
I Sharma22.515732.4907
A Mishra1716613.8800
Yuvraj Singh311214.0000
Harbhajan Singh3039113.0300
V Sehwag602203.6600
India 2nd Innings (target: 387 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
G Gambhir c Collingwood b Anderson661392017047.48
V Sehwag lbw b Swann8368102114122.05
R Dravid c †Prior b Flintoff419310021.05
SR Tendulkar not out1031963179052.55
VVS Laxman c Bell b Swann2642544061.90
Yuvraj Singh not out851311968164.88
Extras(b 5, lb 11, nb 4)20
TOTAL(98.3 Ov, RR: 3.92, 453 Mts)387/4
Fall of wickets: 1-117 (Virender Sehwag, 22.6 ov), 2-141 (Rahul Dravid, 31.2 ov), 3-183 (Gautam Gambhir, 43.5 ov), 4-224 (VVS Laxman, 56.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
SJ Harmison1004804.8000
JM Anderson1115114.6300
MS Panesar27410503.8800
A Flintoff2216412.9004
GP Swann28.3210323.6100
MATCH DETAILS
MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of India
Player Of The Match
Virender Sehwag
Series resultIndia led the 2-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1898
Season2008/09
Hours of play (local time)09.30 start, Lunch 11.30-12.10, Tea 14.10-14.30, Close 16.30
Match days11,12,13,14,15 December 2008 (5-day match)
Test debut
Graeme Swann
Umpires
Billy Bowden
Daryl Harper
TV Umpire
Suresh Shastri
Reserve Umpire
Rajiv Risodkar
Match Referee
Jeff Crowe
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 11 Dec - day 1 - England 1st innings 229/5 (A Flintoff 18*, JM Anderson 2*, 90 ov)
Fri, 12 Dec - day 2 - India 1st innings 155/6 (MS Dhoni 24*, Harbhajan Singh 13*, 45 ov)
Sat, 13 Dec - day 3 - England 2nd innings 172/3 (AJ Strauss 73*, PD Collingwood 60*, 54 ov)
Sun, 14 Dec - day 4 - India 2nd innings 131/1 (G Gambhir 41*, R Dravid 2*, 29 ov)
Mon, 15 Dec - day 5 - India 2nd innings 387/4 (98.3 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • India: 150 runs in 33.6 overs (206 balls), Extras 7
  • G Gambhir: 50 off 105 balls (5 x 4)
  • Drinks: India - 180/2 in 41.0 overs (G Gambhir 65, SR Tendulkar 19)
  • India: 200 runs in 48.1 overs (293 balls), Extras 10
  • Lunch: India - 213/3 in 53.0 overs (SR Tendulkar 27, VVS Laxman 20)
  • India: 250 runs in 61.4 overs (374 balls), Extras 13
  • SR Tendulkar: 50 off 107 balls (5 x 4)
  • Drinks: India - 262/4 in 67.0 overs (SR Tendulkar 51, Yuvraj Singh 19)
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 88 balls (SR Tendulkar 24, Yuvraj Singh 27, Ex 0)
  • India: 300 runs in 77.6 overs (472 balls), Extras 15
  • Tea: India - 304/4 in 79.0 overs (SR Tendulkar 65, Yuvraj Singh 45)
  • Yuvraj Singh: 50 off 76 balls (4 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • New Ball Taken: India 320/4 after 83.1 overs (SR Tendulkar 73, Yuvraj Singh 52)
  • 5th Wicket: 100 runs in 163 balls (SR Tendulkar 44, Yuvraj Singh 53, Ex 3)
  • Drinks: India - 348/4 in 90.0 overs (SR Tendulkar 84, Yuvraj Singh 69)
  • India: 350 runs in 90.1 overs (545 balls), Extras 16
  • 5th Wicket: 150 runs in 233 balls (SR Tendulkar 64, Yuvraj Singh 81, Ex 7)
  • SR Tendulkar: 100 off 196 balls (9 x 4)
Day 4
  • 4th Wicket: 150 runs in 301 balls (AJ Strauss 69, PD Collingwood 70, Ex 11)
  • England: 200 runs in 64.2 overs (395 balls), Extras 22
  • Drinks: England - 210/3 in 67.0 overs (AJ Strauss 94, PD Collingwood 75)
  • AJ Strauss: 100 off 213 balls (7 x 4)
  • 4th Wicket: 200 runs in 392 balls (AJ Strauss 87, PD Collingwood 92, Ex 21)
  • Lunch: England - 244/3 in 80.0 overs (AJ Strauss 102, PD Collingwood 93)
  • England: 250 runs in 81.5 overs (500 balls), Extras 32
  • PD Collingwood: 100 off 227 balls (9 x 4)
  • Drinks: England - 267/5 in 92.0 overs (PD Collingwood 103, MJ Prior 3)
  • England: 300 runs in 101.5 overs (620 balls), Extras 32
  • Tea: England - 301/8 in 102.5 overs (MJ Prior 24)
  • Innings Break: England - 311/9 in 105.5 overs (JM Anderson 1)
  • India 2nd innings
  • India: 50 runs in 5.3 overs (33 balls), Extras 2
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 33 balls (G Gambhir 10, V Sehwag 42, Ex 2)
  • V Sehwag: 50 off 32 balls (8 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • Drinks: India - 85/0 in 15.0 overs (G Gambhir 22, V Sehwag 61)
  • India: 100 runs in 17.6 overs (108 balls), Extras 2
  • 1st Wicket: 100 runs in 108 balls (G Gambhir 25, V Sehwag 73, Ex 2)
  • End Of Day: India - 131/1 in 29.0 overs (G Gambhir 41, R Dravid 2)
Day 3
  • 7th Wicket: 50 runs in 65 balls (MS Dhoni 18, Harbhajan Singh 26, Ex 8)
  • India: 200 runs in 57.3 overs (350 balls), Extras 16
  • Drinks: India - 202/6 in 58.0 overs (MS Dhoni 42, Harbhajan Singh 38)
  • MS Dhoni: 50 off 77 balls (5 x 4)
  • Lunch: India - 241/9 in 69.0 overs (A Mishra 12, I Sharma 8)
  • Innings Break: India - 241/10 in 69.4 overs (I Sharma 8)
  • England 2nd innings
  • Drinks: England - 28/1 in 9.4 overs (AJ Strauss 10)
  • England: 50 runs in 15.4 overs (103 balls), Extras 11
  • Tea: England - 68/3 in 21.0 overs (AJ Strauss 30, PD Collingwood 10)
  • Drinks: England - 92/3 in 29.0 overs (AJ Strauss 44, PD Collingwood 15)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 98 balls (AJ Strauss 29, PD Collingwood 16, Ex 5)
  • England: 100 runs in 32.1 overs (202 balls), Extras 16
  • AJ Strauss: 50 off 90 balls (4 x 4)
  • 4th Wicket: 100 runs in 178 balls (AJ Strauss 50, PD Collingwood 44, Ex 7)
  • Drinks: England - 144/3 in 43.0 overs (AJ Strauss 65, PD Collingwood 44)
  • England: 150 runs in 45.1 overs (280 balls), Extras 18
  • PD Collingwood: 50 off 119 balls (6 x 4)
  • End Of Day: England - 172/3 in 54.0 overs (AJ Strauss 73, PD Collingwood 60)
Day 2
  • Drinks: England - 248/6 in 104.0 overs (JM Anderson 8, MJ Prior 11)
  • England: 250 runs in 104.3 overs (628 balls), Extras 6
  • Lunch: England - 294/8 in 119.0 overs (MJ Prior 39, SJ Harmison 6)
  • England: 300 runs in 120.2 overs (723 balls), Extras 8
  • MJ Prior: 50 off 96 balls (1 x 4)
  • Innings Break: England - 316/10 in 128.4 overs (MJ Prior 53)
  • India 1st innings
  • Tea: India - 37/3 in 14.0 overs (SR Tendulkar 3)
  • India: 50 runs in 16.3 overs (101 balls), Extras 5
  • Drinks: India - 82/3 in 26.0 overs (SR Tendulkar 26, VVS Laxman 20)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 86 balls (SR Tendulkar 25, VVS Laxman 23, Ex 2)
  • India: 100 runs in 31.6 overs (194 balls), Extras 6
  • Drinks: India - 106/5 in 35.0 overs (Yuvraj Singh 4, MS Dhoni 2)
  • India: 150 runs in 44.3 overs (270 balls), Extras 12
  • End Of Day: India - 155/6 in 45.0 overs (MS Dhoni 24, Harbhajan Singh 13)
Day 1
  • England 1st innings
  • Drinks: England - 29/0 in 14.0 overs (AJ Strauss 14, AN Cook 15)
  • England: 50 runs in 18.4 overs (112 balls), Extras 1
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 112 balls (AJ Strauss 22, AN Cook 27, Ex 1)
  • Lunch: England - 63/0 in 27.0 overs (AJ Strauss 31, AN Cook 31)
  • AJ Strauss: 50 off 104 balls (6 x 4)
  • England: 100 runs in 34.3 overs (207 balls), Extras 1
  • 1st Wicket: 100 runs in 207 balls (AJ Strauss 51, AN Cook 48, Ex 1)
  • AN Cook: 50 off 106 balls (5 x 4)
  • Drinks: England - 124/1 in 42.0 overs (AJ Strauss 66, IR Bell 4)
  • England: 150 runs in 51.4 overs (310 balls), Extras 2
  • Tea: England - 164/1 in 57.0 overs (AJ Strauss 93, IR Bell 17)
  • AJ Strauss: 100 off 191 balls (14 x 4)
  • Drinks: England - 194/3 in 71.0 overs (AJ Strauss 109, PD Collingwood 8)
  • England: 200 runs in 73.4 overs (442 balls), Extras 4
  • End Of Day: England - 229/5 in 90.0 overs (A Flintoff 18, JM Anderson 2)