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209dThe Bulletin by Anand Vasu

India sweep to series win

India wrapped up the seven-match one-day series with their fourth win, completing their 15th successful run-chase on the trot

Match Centre

Statistics

Best performances - Batsmen

KP Pietersen
77(82) 6x4 - 2x6
Control %84%
  • Productive Shot
  • leg glance
  • 26 runs
  • 2x4 - 0x6
0 7 26 7 6 2 7 22
R Dravid
65(73) 9x4 - 0x6
Control %88%
  • Productive Shot
  • leg glance
  • 18 runs
  • 1x4 - 0x6
2 11 15 12 0 2 12 11

Best performances - Bowlers

V Sehwag
O6
M0
R31
W2
Eco5.16
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
A Flintoff
O8
M0
R33
W2
Eco4.12
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF

And with that they have notched up yet another home series win! 238 was always going to be hard total to defend, England hung in there till the end, they tried their hearts out and exerted maximum pressure but the batsmen were up to the task and in the end they reached the target with 2.4 overs to spare. Do write in with any feedback at http://www.cricinfo.com/commentary.html For the latest bulletin on today's play, features and other stories please visit www.cricinfo.com Sehwag and Dravid started off well and they laid the foundation for a clinical run chase, England bowlers struggled to produce the breakthroughs when needed and the game quickly slipped away from them with Yuvraj and Raina getting into the act. Yuvraj Singh gets the man of the match award for the two key wickets he took earlier in the day and the 48 runs he scored. That's all we have for you today, until next time this is Sajan Nair signing off.

47.2
1
Batty to Dhoni, 1 run, there it is! fraction short, Dhoni quickly goes back and punches it down to long-on for that all important single, India win by 4 wickets.
47.1
0
Batty to Dhoni, no run, wide outside the off stump, Dhoni gets across a long way and punches it back to the bowler

END OF OVER:
47 | 2 Runs | INDIA: 237/6 (1 run required from 18 balls, RR: 5.04, RRR: 0.33)

  • Ramesh Powar2 (10b)
  • MS Dhoni9 (11b)
  • Matthew Hoggard9-0-59-0
  • Gareth Batty8-0-40-0

India require another 1 run with 4 wickets and 18 balls remaining.

46.6
0
Hoggard to Powar, no run, good length delivery, punched straight down the track to the mid-on region and that's the end of the over
46.5
0
Hoggard to Powar, no run, full and on the stumps, attempted yorker, Powar forces it away towards midwicket
46.4
0
Hoggard to Powar, no run, off-cutter, Powar fails to make contact and the ball goes through to the keeper
46.3
0
Hoggard to Powar, no run, driven straight back down the track, Hoggard gets a touch on it
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