England in India, 2008
India vs England, 1st Test
MA Chidambaram Stadium-Chepauk, Chennai, December 11-15, 2008
Match Information
Umpires: Billy Bowden (NZ) & Daryl Harper (Aus)
Third Umpire: Suresh Shastri (Ind)
Match Referee: Jeff Crowe (NZ)
Toss: England (Elected to bat)
Match Status: India won by 6 wkts
Man of the Match: Virender Sehwag
England 1st Innings | India 1st Innings | England 2nd Innings | India 2nd Innings
Batting: England 1st Innings
Batsmen England (316/10 in 128.4 ovs) Runs Balls 4's 6's SR
Andrew Strauss c & b A Mishra 123 233 15 0 52.79
Alastair Cook c Z Khan b H Singh 52 116 5 0 44.83
Ian Bell lbw b Z Khan 17 51 1 0 33.33
Kevin Pietersen (c) c & b Z Khan 4 33 0 0 12.12
Paul Collingwood c G Gambhir b H Singh 9 26 1 0 34.62
Andrew Flintoff c G Gambhir b A Mishra 18 75 2 0 24.00
James Anderson c Y Singh b A Mishra 19 82 2 0 23.17
Matthew Prior (wk) not out 53 102 1 0 51.96
Graeme Swann c R Dravid b H Singh 1 6 0 0 16.67
Stephen Harmison c M Dhoni b Y Singh 6 23 0 0 26.09
Monty Panesar lbw b I Sharma 6 26 0 0 23.08
Extras: b - 0, w - 0, nb - 1, lb - 7 8  
Total: (316 for 10 in 128.4 overs) 316 Run Rate: 2.46
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 (Stephen Harmison, 122.3 ov.), 10/316 (Monty Panesar, 128.4 ov.)
Bowling: India
Bowler O M R W Nb Wd ER
Zaheer Khan 21 9 41 2 0 0 2.0
Ishant Sharma 19.4 4 32 1 1 0 1.6
Harbhajan Singh 38 2 96 3 0 0 2.5
Amit Mishra 34 6 99 3 0 0 2.9
Yuvraj Singh 15 2 33 1 0 0 2.2
Virender Sehwag 1 0 8 0 0 0 8.0
Batting: India 1st Innings
Batsmen India (241/10 in 69.4 ovs) Runs Balls 4's 6's SR
Gautam Gambhir lbw b G Swann 19 43 3 0 44.19
Virender Sehwag b J Anderson 9 16 2 0 56.25
Rahul Dravid lbw b G Swann 3 24 0 0 12.50
Sachin Tendulkar c & b A Flintoff 37 48 4 1 77.08
VVS Laxman c & b M Panesar 24 60 3 0 40.00
Yuvraj Singh c A Flintoff b S Harmison 14 41 2 0 34.15
Mahendra Singh Dhoni (c) (wk) c K Pietersen b M Panesar 53 82 5 0 64.63
Harbhajan Singh c I Bell b M Panesar 40 58 7 0 68.97
Zaheer Khan lbw b A Flintoff 1 15 0 0 6.67
Amit Mishra b A Flintoff 12 18 2 0 66.67
Ishant Sharma not out 8 19 0 0 42.11
Extras: b - 4, w - 0, nb - 6, lb - 11 21  
Total: (241 for 10 in 69.4 overs) 241 Run Rate: 3.46
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 (Mahendra Singh Dhoni, 64.1 ov.), 10/241 (Amit Mishra, 69.4 ov.)
Bowling: England
Bowler O M R W Nb Wd ER
Stephen Harmison 11 1 42 1 0 0 3.8
James Anderson 11 3 28 1 0 0 2.5
Andrew Flintoff 18.4 2 49 3 6 0 2.6
Graeme Swann 10 0 42 2 0 0 4.2
Monty Panesar 19 4 65 3 0 0 3.4
Batting: England 2nd Innings
Batsmen England (311/9 in 105.5 ovs) Runs Balls 4's 6's SR
Andrew Strauss c VVS Laxman b H Singh 108 244 8 0 44.26
Alastair Cook c M Dhoni b I Sharma 9 30 1 0 30.00
Ian Bell c G Gambhir b A Mishra 7 13 1 0 53.85
Kevin Pietersen (c) lbw b Y Singh 1 5 0 0 20.00
Paul Collingwood lbw b Z Khan 108 250 9 0 43.20
Andrew Flintoff c M Dhoni b I Sharma 4 11 0 0 36.36
Matthew Prior (wk) c V Sehwag b I Sharma 33 56 2 0 58.93
Graeme Swann b Z Khan 7 21 0 0 33.33
Stephen Harmison b Z Khan 1 8 0 0 12.50
James Anderson not out 1 4 0 0 25.00
Monty Panesar            
Extras: b - 10, w - 2, nb - 7, lb - 13 32  
Total: (311 for 9 in 105.5 overs) 311 Run Rate: 2.94
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 (Stephen Harmison, 102.5 ov.), 9/311 (Matthew Prior, 105.5 ov.)
Bowling: India
Bowler O M R W Nb Wd ER
Zaheer Khan 27 7 40 3 0 2 1.5
Ishant Sharma 22.5 1 57 3 7 0 2.5
Amit Mishra 17 1 66 1 0 0 3.9
Yuvraj Singh 3 1 12 1 0 0 4.0
Harbhajan Singh 30 3 91 1 0 0 3.0
Virender Sehwag 6 0 22 0 0 0 3.7
Batting: India 2nd Innings
Batsmen India (387/4 in 98.3 ovs) Runs Balls 4's 6's SR
Gautam Gambhir c P Collingwood b J Anderson 66 139 7 0 47.48
Virender Sehwag lbw b G Swann 83 68 11 4 122.06
Rahul Dravid c M Prior b A Flintoff 4 19 0 0 21.05
Sachin Tendulkar not out 103 196 9 0 52.55
VVS Laxman c I Bell b G Swann 26 42 4 0 61.90
Yuvraj Singh not out 85 131 8 1 64.89
Mahendra Singh Dhoni (c) (wk)            
Amit Mishra            
Harbhajan Singh            
Zaheer Khan            
Ishant Sharma            
Extras: b - 5, w - 0, nb - 4, lb - 11 20  
Total: (387 for 4 in 98.3 overs) 387 Run Rate: 3.93
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.)
Bowling: England
Bowler O M R W Nb Wd ER
Stephen Harmison 10 0 48 0 0 0 4.8
James Anderson 11 1 51 1 0 0 4.6
Monty Panesar 27 4 105 0 0 0 3.9
Andrew Flintoff 22 1 64 1 4 0 2.9
Graeme Swann 28.3 2 103 2 0 0 3.6
The Teams
India: Virender Sehwag , Gautam Gambhir , Rahul Dravid , Sachin Tendulkar , VVS Laxman , Yuvraj Singh , Mahendra Singh Dhoni (c) (w) , Amit Mishra , Harbhajan Singh , Zaheer Khan , Ishant Sharma , Murali Vijay (sub) , Subramaniam Badrinath (sub) , Pragyan Ojha (sub) , Munaf Patel (sub)

England: Andrew Strauss , Alastair Cook , Ian Bell , Kevin Pietersen (c) , Paul Collingwood , Andrew Flintoff , Matthew Prior (w) , Graeme Swann , James Anderson , Stephen Harmison , Monty Panesar , Stuart Broad (sub) , Tim Ambrose (sub) , Owais Shah (sub) , Amjad Khan (sub)

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