Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Match Day

513dThe Bulletin by Andrew McGlashan at Old Trafford

Broad and Bopara pull off a thriller

Ravi Bopara and Stuart Broad, two young English cricketers with a combined age of 43, showed maturity way beyond their years to give their side a glimpse of the future, as they combined nervelessly under the Old Trafford floodlights to guide England to an

513dSiddhartha Vaidyanathan

India sweat over Zaheer's ankle

India received a further jolt at the end of the Old Trafford one-day international with news over Zaheer Khan's twisted ankle adding to their woes

513dCricinfo staff

Broad's father urges caution

Broad Sr believes that his son, 21, should not be included for England's six-week trip to Sri Lanka

513dSiddhartha Vaidyanathan at Old Trafford

Red hot cricket

This was the sort of feisty evening that the whole series had been building up to. Since the first Test at Lord's both these sides had been itching to land a few body-blows at each other and here at Manchester they almost got there

513dSiddhartha Vaidyanathan at Old Trafford

England ride on Broad shoulders

Paul Collingwood hailed the partnership between the two youngest members of his side while Rahul Dravid was left pondering what could have been


179dThe Preview by Siddhartha Vaidyanathan at Old Trafford

Flintoff's return will add to India's miseries

Andrew Flintoff looks set to return to the starting lineup as India's lack of application in the field could act as a vital factor in the outcome of the match

England 2nd innings Partnerships

1st0MJ PriorAN Cook
2nd14IR BellMJ Prior
3rd21IR BellKP Pietersen
4th46PD CollingwoodKP Pietersen
5th14PD CollingwoodA Flintoff
6th15PD CollingwoodOA Shah
7th4PD CollingwoodRS Bopara
8th99RS BoparaSCJ Broad