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
Andrew Strauss c & b Mishra12323335615052.79
Alastair Cook c Khan b Harbhajan Singh521161725044.83
Ian Bell lbw b Khan1751681033.33
Kevin Pietersen (c)c & b Khan433340012.12
Paul Collingwood c Gambhir b Harbhajan Singh926331034.62
Andrew Flintoff c Gambhir b Mishra1875802024.00
James Anderson c Yuvraj Singh b Mishra19821132023.17
Matt Prior not out 531021461051.96
Graeme Swann c Dravid b Harbhajan Singh16110016.67
Steve Harmison c †Dhoni b Yuvraj Singh623320026.09
Monty Panesar lbw b Sharma626230023.08
Extras(lb 7, nb 1)8
TOTAL(128.4 Ov, RR: 2.45, 539 Mts)316
Fall of wickets: 1-118 (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 (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
Zaheer Khan2194121.951045000
Ishant Sharma19.443211.63983001
Harbhajan Singh3829632.531618000
Amit Mishra3469932.911458000
Yuvraj Singh1523312.20661000
Virender Sehwag10808.0042000
India 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Gautam Gambhir lbw b Swann1943653044.19
Virender Sehwag  b Anderson916242056.25
Rahul Dravid lbw b Swann324440012.50
Sachin Tendulkar c & b Flintoff3748904177.08
VVS Laxman c & b Panesar2460813040.00
Yuvraj Singh c Flintoff b Harmison1441582034.15
MS Dhoni (c)†c Pietersen b Panesar53821625064.63
Harbhajan Singh c Bell b Panesar4058877068.97
Zaheer Khan lbw b Flintoff11516006.67
Amit Mishra  b Flintoff1218292066.67
Ishant Sharma not out 819240042.11
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
Steve Harmison1114213.82467000
James Anderson1132812.55534000
Andrew Flintoff18.424932.63895006
Graeme Swann1004224.20374100
Monty Panesar1946533.42848000
England 2nd INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Andrew Strauss c Laxman b Harbhajan Singh1082443978044.26
Alastair Cook c †Dhoni b Sharma930511030.00
Ian Bell c Gambhir b Mishra713141053.85
Kevin Pietersen (c)lbw b Yuvraj Singh1540020.00
Paul Collingwood lbw b Khan1082503739043.20
Andrew Flintoff c †Dhoni b Sharma411180036.36
Matt Prior c Sehwag b Sharma3356852058.93
Graeme Swann  b Khan721290033.33
Steve Harmison  b Khan18110012.50
James Anderson not out 14140025.00
Extras(b 10, lb 13, nb 7, w 2)32
TOTAL(105.5 Ov, RR: 2.93, 502 Mts)311/9d
Did not bat: Monty Panesar 
Fall of wickets: 1-28 (Alastair Cook, 9.4 ov), 2-42 (Ian Bell, 12.2 ov), 3-43 (Kevin Pietersen, 13.1 ov), 4-257 (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
Zaheer Khan2774031.481321020
Ishant Sharma22.515732.501095007
Amit Mishra1716613.88646000
Yuvraj Singh311214.00122000
Harbhajan Singh3039113.031135000
Virender Sehwag602203.67222000
India 2nd INNINGS (target: 387 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Gautam Gambhir c Collingwood b Anderson661392017047.48
Virender Sehwag lbw b Swann8368102114122.06
Rahul Dravid c †Prior b Flintoff419310021.05
Sachin Tendulkar not out 1031963179052.55
VVS Laxman c Bell b Swann2642544061.90
Yuvraj Singh not out 851311968164.89
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
Steve Harmison1004804.80386100
James Anderson1115114.64387000
Monty Panesar27410503.8911712300
Andrew Flintoff2216412.91997004
Graeme Swann28.3210323.611057100
MATCH DETAILS
MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai
TossEngland, elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of India
Season2008/09
Player Of The Match
Virender Sehwag
Virender Sehwag
Series resultIndia led the 2-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1898
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 - day match (5-day match)
Test debut
Graeme Swann
Graeme Swann
Umpires
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Billy Bowden
Australia Image
Daryl Harper
TV Umpire
India Image
Suresh Shastri
Reserve Umpire
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Rajiv Risodkar
Match Referee
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Jeff Crowe
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 11 Dec - day 1 -England 1st innings 229/5 (Andrew Flintoff 18*, James 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 (Andrew Strauss 73*, Paul Collingwood 60*, 54 ov)
Sun, 14 Dec - day 4 -India 2nd innings 131/1 (Gautam Gambhir 41*, Rahul Dravid 2*, 29 ov)
Mon, 15 Dec - day 5 -India 2nd innings 387/4 (98.3 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
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)
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 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 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 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)