result
2nd Test, Nottingham, Jul 27 - 31 2007, India tour of Ireland, England and Scotland
198 & 355
(target 73)481 & 73/3
India won by 7 wickets
Player Of The Match
4/59 & 5/75
zaheer-khan
14y
• The Bulletin by S Rajesh

India ease to seven-wicket win

England fought with plenty of heart, and India needed 21 overs before finally completing a seven-wicket victory, their fifth Test win in England and the first at Trent Bridge, to go 1-0 in the series

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Scorecard summary
England198/10(65.3 overs)1st INNINGS
Alastair Cook43 (111)
Ian Bell31 (54)
Zaheer Khan4/59(21)
Anil Kumble3/32(12.3)
India481/10(158.5 overs)1st INNINGS
England355/10(104 overs)2nd INNINGS
Zaheer Khan5/75(27)
Anil Kumble3/104(25)
India73/3(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 24Maiden
INDIA: 69/3CRR: 2.87 
Rahul Dravid11 (28)
Sourav Ganguly2 (3)
James Anderson 9-2-23-0
Chris Tremlett 7-2-12-3
23.6
Anderson to Dravid, no run

another short one, whistling past his neck this time

23.5
Anderson to Dravid, no run

bouncer has Dravid ducking this time

23.4
Anderson to Dravid, no run

cut right back in at the right-hander, a bit of movement and bounce there

23.3
Anderson to Dravid, no run

right up there, driven back to the bowler who throws it back towards the stumps

23.2
Anderson to Dravid, no run

bounce down the channel, a gentle sway away is all that's required

Just the four needed now

23.1
4lb
Anderson to Dravid, 4 leg byes

on leg, appeared to get away with a glove past Prior, but Taufel gives it as leg-byes - which is the correct decision, as replays show it brushed the hip

end of over 234 runs • 1 wicket
INDIA: 65/3CRR: 2.82 
Sourav Ganguly2 (3)
Rahul Dravid11 (22)
Chris Tremlett 7-2-12-3
James Anderson 8-1-23-0
22.6
2
Tremlett to Ganguly, 2 runs

well timed off the back foot through cover to get Ganguly off the mark and leave India requiring single figures now

22.6
1nb
Tremlett to Ganguly, (no ball)

venom from Tremlett, but overpitches with his aggression, while Ganguly pulls out of the hook

22.5
Tremlett to Ganguly, no run

round the wicket, down leg, Ganguly is unmoved

Tidy work, there. So it's Ganguly now to see if he can be there at the end and take India to the series lead

22.4
W
Tremlett to Tendulkar, OUT

short and Tendulkar tries to play off his hips, but only as far as leg gully, who snaps up the catch, low

Sachin Tendulkar c Cook b Tremlett 1 (17m 15b 0x4 0x6) SR: 6.66
22.3
Tremlett to Tendulkar, no run

great delivery there, swinging away from the right-hander and moving even further after pitching, Tendulkar pressed into the stroke

22.2
Tremlett to Tendulkar, no run

up there, on off, and defended forward

22.2
1w
Tremlett to Tendulkar, 1 wide

short and straight - England's bouncer tactics all too apparent - but it's been called wide, rightly, on height

22.1
Tremlett to Tendulkar, no run

down the channel; it's left alone

end of over 225 runs
INDIA: 61/2CRR: 2.77 
Rahul Dravid11 (22)
Sachin Tendulkar1 (11)
James Anderson 8-1-23-0
Chris Tremlett 6-2-8-2
21.6
4
Anderson to Dravid, FOUR runs

short and edged hard between first slip and the keeper - if you're gonna flash, etc. He wasn't in control of that cut, but gets away with it

21.5
1
Anderson to Tendulkar, 1 run

wide of the crease once more, but on to leg enough for Tendulkar to play well off his hips and work the ball to the 45 to get off the mark

21.4
Anderson to Tendulkar, no run

pushed up there, driven towards cover

21.3
Anderson to Tendulkar, no run

another one of the short'n'sharp stuff; this time he sways backwards to avoid it

21.2
Anderson to Tendulkar, no run

comes wider from the crease, angling in at Tendulkar with a short-ish one; again, it's well dealt with

Best performances - batters
Michael Vaughan portrait
MP Vaughan ENG
124 runs (193)
18 fours
0 six
Control83%
Productive shot
leg glance
52 runs
6 fours
0 six
17141110244737
Sachin Tendulkar
SR Tendulkar INDIA
91 runs (197)
12 fours
0 six
Control84%
Productive shot
leg glance
37 runs
3 fours
0 six
58218311413
Best performances - bowlers
Zaheer Khan player pic
Z Khan INDIA
O
27
M
10
R
75
W
5
ECO
2.77
Zaheer Khan player pic
Z Khan INDIA
O
21
M
5
R
59
W
4
ECO
2.8
Match details
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
TossIndia, elected to field first
SeriesIndia tour of Ireland, England and Scotland
Season2007
Player Of The Match
Zaheer Khan
Zaheer Khan
Series resultIndia led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1841
Hours of play (local time)11am start, Lunch 1.00-1.40pm, Tea 3.40-4.00pm, Close 6.30pm
Match days27,28,29,30,31 July 2007 - day (5-day match)
Umpires
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Ian Howell
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Simon Taufel
TV Umpire
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Nigel Llong
Reserve Umpire
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Neil Mallender
Match Referee
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Ranjan Madugalle