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176dThe Bulletin by S Rajesh

India claim opening day honours

India made use of the favourable conditions to reduce England to 169 for 7 at Trent Bridge. Zaheer Khan led the way, defeating the batsmen with appreciable swing to finish with three wickets

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Statistics

Best performances - Batsmen

MP Vaughan
124(193) 18x4 - 0x6
Control %82%
  • Productive Shot
  • leg glance
  • 52 runs
  • 6x4 - 0x6
17 14 11 10 24 4 7 37
SR Tendulkar
SR Tendulkar
91(197) 12x4 - 0x6
Control %84%
  • Productive Shot
  • leg glance
  • 37 runs
  • 3x4 - 0x6
5 8 21 8 31 1 4 13

Best performances - Bowlers

Z Khan
O27
M10
R75
W5
Eco2.77
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
Z Khan
O21
M5
R59
W4
Eco2.80
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF

Scorecard Summary

ENGLAND 198(65.3 OVERS)
1ST INNINGS

INDIA 481(158.5 OVERS)
1ST INNINGS

ENGLAND 355(104 OVERS)
2ND INNINGS

INDIA 73/3(24.1 OVERS)
2ND INNINGS

Well, the end of an aggressive Test there which India won deservedly. Particular credit must go to Zaheer Khan, for his nine wickets, who is the Man of the Match, while Sachin Tendulkar made 91. So, India take a 1-0 lead and there are plenty of celebrations on the balcony and on the pitch. Ganguly raises his bat as he walks off, and the India team come down the steps now to shake hands with England. After the draw at Lord's - where they had a let-off as England were closing in on the win - India now take a 1-0 lead into the third and final Test at The Oval. Thanks for joining us this Test, and tune in again next time.

24.1
4b
Tremlett to Ganguly, 4 byes, Ganguly expected the bouncer; it was a double-bluff, a yorker, which fools everyone including Prior and the ball runs away to bring up the win

END OF OVER:
24 | 4 Runs | INDIA: 69/3

  • Rahul Dravid11 (28b)
  • Sourav Ganguly2 (3b)
  • James Anderson9-2-23-0
  • Chris Tremlett7-2-12-3
23.6
0
Anderson to Dravid, no run, another short one, whistling past his neck this time
23.5
0
Anderson to Dravid, no run, bouncer has Dravid ducking this time
23.4
0
Anderson to Dravid, no run, cut right back in at the right-hander, a bit of movement and bounce there
23.3
0
Anderson to Dravid, no run, right up there, driven back to the bowler who throws it back towards the stumps
23.2
0
Anderson to Dravid, no run, bounce down the channel, a gentle sway away is all that's required
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India 4th innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st47W JafferKD Karthik
2nd8R DravidKD Karthik
3rd7SR TendulkarR Dravid
4th11SC GangulyR Dravid