Jan 29New Zealand vs. Sri Lanka

7th ODI at Westpac Stadium, Wellington

Sri Lanka won by 34 runs

Jan 28South Africa vs. West Indies

5th ODI at SuperSport Park, Centurion

South Africa won by 131 runs

Jan 26Australia vs. India

5th Match at Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney

No result

Jan 25South Africa vs. West Indies

4th ODI at St George's Park, Port Elizabeth

West Indies won by 1 wkt

Jan 25New Zealand vs. Sri Lanka

6th ODI at University Oval, Dunedin

New Zealand won by 120 runs

Jan 23New Zealand vs. Sri Lanka

5th ODI at University Oval, Dunedin

New Zealand won by 108 runs

Jan 30 08:50England vs. India

6th Match at W.A.C.A. Ground, Perth

Jan 31 06:30New Zealand vs. Pakistan

1st ODI at Wellington

Feb 01 08:50Australia vs. TBC

Final at Perth

Feb 03 06:30New Zealand vs. Pakistan

2nd ODI at Napier

Feb 14 03:30New Zealand vs. Sri Lanka

1st Match, Pool A at Christchurch

Feb 14 09:00Australia vs. England

2nd Match, Pool A at Melbourne

Cricket Scorecard

England tour of India 2012-13

India vs. England, 1st Test

Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad, Nov 15, 2012

Match Information

Match Status
India won by 9 wkts
Man Of The Match
C Pujara
India (Elected to Bat)
Aleem Dar (Pak) & Tony Hill (NZ)
Third Umpire
Sudhir Asnani (Ind)
Match Referee
Roshan Mahanama (SL)

Batting: India

Batsman RunsBalls4s6sSR
Gautam Gambhirbowled b G Swann451114040.54
Virender Sehwagbowled b G Swann117117151100.00
Cheteshwar Pujarabatting20638921052.96
Sachin Tendulkarcaught Samit Patel b G Swann13182072.22
Virat Kohli* bowled b G Swann19673028.36
Yuvraj Singhcaught G Swann b Samit Patel741516249.01
MS Dhoni (WK) (C)bowled b G Swann5370013.51
Ravichandran Ashwincaught M Prior b K Pietersen23522044.23
Zaheer Khancaught Jonathan Trott b J Anderson7101070.00
Pragyan Ojhabatting09000.00
Extras (1 byes, 1 no balls, 10 leg byes)12 
Total (521-8 in 160 overs declared)521 

Fall of Wickets

1/134 (Gautam Gambhir, 29.5 ov.), 2/224 (Virender Sehwag, 50.1 ov.), 3/250 (Sachin Tendulkar, 56.5 ov.), 4/283 (Virat Kohli, 76.4 ov.), 5/413 (Yuvraj Singh, 124.1 ov.), 6/444 (MS Dhoni, 134.5 ov.), 7/510 (Ravichandran Ashwin, 154.5 ov.), 8/519 (Zaheer Khan, 157.1 ov.)

Bowling: England

BowlerOversMaidensRunsWicketsNo BallsWidesEconomy Rate
James Anderson277751002.8
Stuart Broad241970104.0
Tim Bresnan192730003.8
Graeme Swann*5181445002.8
Samit Patel313961003.1
Kevin Pietersen81251003.1

Innings Highlights

Over No.Event TypeEventTeam Score
157.1OUTAnderson to Zaheer, out Caught by Jonathan Trott!! Trott flings himself to his right at gully and takes it nicely and cleanly. It was full and outside off, Zaheer sliced it towards gully and Trott makes the sharp chance looks easy. First wicket for a fast bowler in this innings. Zaheer c Jonathan Trott b Anderson 7(10) [4s-1]519/8
156.2FOURPietersen to Zaheer, FOUR, sliding on outside off, Zaheer waits for it and cuts it powerfully for his first boundary516/7
154.5OUTPietersen to Ashwin, out Caught by Prior!! Much needed respite for England. It was wide and sliding on outside off, Ashwin reaches out to try and dab it fine but gets a thin edge. Prior holds on and Pietersen is delighted to get his first wicket. Ashwin c Prior b Pietersen 23(52) [4s-2]510/7
153.3OTHERAnderson to Pujara, 1 run, he gets there. First 200 in only his 6th Test. Anderson kept it well outside off and Pujara plays it calmly down to third man for a single and swings his bat in delight. What a special moment for him. The crowd roars in approval.507/6
151.4DROPPEDSamit Patel to Ashwin, 1 run, catch dropped by the skipper. It was a full one outside off, Ashwin pushes it uppishly and it shoots through the hands of short extra cover502/6
148.5FOURSwann to Pujara, FOUR, Pujara just does not miss out on these long hops. Swann drags it short and Pujara gets deep in the crease to pull it hard through square leg487/6
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Batting: England

Batsman RunsBalls4s6sSR
Alastair Cook (C)caught V Sehwag b R Ashwin411097037.61
Nick Comptonbowled b R Ashwin9530016.98
James Andersoncaught G Gambhir b P Ojha260033.33
Jonathan Trottcaught C Pujara b R Ashwin04000.00
Kevin Pietersenbowled b P Ojha17392043.59
Ian Bellcaught S Tendulkar b P Ojha01000.00
Samit Patellbw b U Yadav10490020.41
Matt Prior (WK)bowled b P Ojha481007048.00
Tim Bresnancaught V Kohli b P Ojha19602031.67
Stuart Broadlbw b Z Khan252321108.70
Graeme Swannbatting3200150.00
Extras (5 byes, 12 leg byes)17 
Total (191-10 in 74.2 overs)191 

Fall of Wickets

1/26 (Nick Compton, 13.3 ov.), 2/29 (James Anderson, 14.4 ov.), 3/30 (Jonathan Trott, 15.3 ov.), 4/69 (Kevin Pietersen, 32.3 ov.), 5/69 (Ian Bell, 32.4 ov.), 6/80 (Alastair Cook, 39.4 ov.), 7/97 (Samit Patel, 47.6 ov.), 8/144 (Tim Bresnan, 66.4 ov.), 9/187 (Stuart Broad, 73.5 ov.), 10/191 (Matt Prior, 74.2 ov.)

Bowling: India

BowlerOversMaidensRunsWicketsNo BallsWidesEconomy Rate
Ravichandran Ashwin279803003.0
Zaheer Khan157231001.5
Pragyan Ojha22.28455002.0
Yuvraj Singh30120004.0
Umesh Yadav72141002.0

Innings Highlights

Over No.Event TypeEventTeam Score
74.2OUTOjha to Prior, out Bowled!! Ojha gets a well deserved five wicket haul. It was nicely flighted on middle, Prior tries to make room to loft it over cover but misses and the ball turns to hit the off stump. That's his 4th fiv-fer in Tests. Prior b Ojha 48(100) [4s-7]191/10
73.5OUTZaheer to Broad, out Lbw!! Zaheer finally gets some respite. It was nipping in sharply from outside off, Broad was inside the crease as it struck him on the front pad. There was big movement and it looked very close. It struck him in front of leg and Aleem Dar took his time to raise his finger. Broad lbw b Zaheer 25(23) [4s-2 6s-1]
73.1FOURZaheer to Broad, leg byes, FOUR, Zaheer strays onto leg now and it grazes Broad's pads to race through fine leg for a boundary183/8
70.3FOURAshwin to Prior, FOUR, flat and on the off, Prior sweeps well again and Zaheer makes a mess of it at fine leg. Very poor effort and ends up conceding a boundary177/8
69SIXAshwin to Broad, SIX, the carrom ball from Ashwin but Broad picks it early, gets down on one knee and smacks it over the long on boundary. He is not in a mood to just hang about166/8
68.1FOURAshwin to Broad, FOUR, very full outside off and Broad is trying to get on top early, he leans forward and slaps it hard through extra cover156/8
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Batting: England

Batsman RunsBalls4s6sSR
Alastair Cook (C)bowled b P Ojha17637421047.06
Nick Comptonlbw b Z Khan371282028.91
Jonathan Trottcaught M Dhoni b P Ojha17432039.53
Kevin Pietersenbowled b P Ojha260033.33
Ian Belllbw b U Yadav22593037.29
Samit Patellbw b U Yadav01000.00
Matt Prior (WK)caught P Ojha b P Ojha9122511040.44
Tim Bresnancaught (sub)A Rahane b Z Khan20481041.67
Stuart Broadcaught U Yadav b U Yadav3110027.27
Graeme Swannbowled b R Ashwin17312154.84
James Andersonbatting01000.00
Extras (14 byes, 1 wides, 6 leg byes)21 
Total (406-10 in 154.3 overs)406 

Fall of Wickets

1/123 (Nick Compton, 44.6 ov.), 2/156 (Jonathan Trott, 57.1 ov.), 3/160 (Kevin Pietersen, 59.1 ov.), 4/199 (Ian Bell, 76.5 ov.), 5/199 (Samit Patel, 76.6 ov.), 6/356 (Matt Prior, 137.4 ov.), 7/365 (Alastair Cook, 141.3 ov.), 8/378 (Stuart Broad, 144.3 ov.), 9/406 (Graeme Swann, 153.5 ov.), 10/406 (Tim Bresnan, 154.3 ov.)

Bowling: India

BowlerOversMaidensRunsWicketsNo BallsWidesEconomy Rate
Umesh Yadav232703013.0
Pragyan Ojha55161204002.2
Ravichandran Ashwin4391111002.6
Virender Sehwag1010001.0
Zaheer Khan27.35592002.1
Sachin Tendulkar1080008.0
Yuvraj Singh40170004.2

Innings Highlights

Over No.Event TypeEventTeam Score
154.3OUTZaheer to Bresnan, out Caught by (sub)Rahane!! That's the end of Bresnan and England. 76 runs lead is all they managed. Good catch by Rahane who was on the field for Gambhir for the last two days. Bresnan drove it in the air, couldn't keep it down, finds the fielder who dived to his left to take a good one. Bresnan c (sub)Rahane b Zaheer 20(48) [4s-1]406/10
153.5OUTAshwin to Swann, out Bowled!! Swann b Ashwin 17(31) [4s-2 6s-1]406/9
153.2FOURAshwin to Swann, FOUR, the reverse sweep again. The lead is growing. In the channel outside off, Swann reverse paddles it to third man for four. Can't do much about those406/8
150.3FOURZaheer to Swann, FOUR, a low full toss down the leg side, Swann flicks it to deep backward square leg, these are useful runs for England399/8
149.4SIXOjha to Swann, SIX, you'll see that with Swann. Off the mark with a 6! Sees the flight and plays a slog sweep, clears deep square leg easily394/8
148.1FOURUmesh Yadav to Bresnan, byes, FOUR, wayward delivery from Umesh and Dhoni is very angry. Down the leg side, doesn't cary to Dhoni and goes way to his left as well, he dives but doesn't stop it. He then shouts at the bowler, you don't see that too often!388/8
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Batting: India

Batsman RunsBalls4s6sSR
Virender Sehwagcaught K Pietersen b G Swann252111119.05
Cheteshwar Pujarabatting41518080.39
Virat Kohli* batting14213066.67
Total (80-1 in 15.3 overs)80 

Recent Overs

0 0 1 0 0 0   -  4 0 0 0 0 0   -  0 0 0 0 4 1   -  0 0 4

Fall of Wickets

1/57 (Virender Sehwag, 9.5 ov.)

Bowling: England

BowlerOversMaidensRunsWicketsNo BallsWidesEconomy Rate
James Anderson20100005.0
Graeme Swann*7.31461006.1
Samit Patel60240004.0

Innings Highlights

Over No.Event TypeEventTeam Score
15.3FOURSwann to Virat Kohli, FOUR, flighted delivery on the middle and leg, Kohli drives it down the ground. That ends the match, Kohli is all pumped up while Pujara is standing calm. India go 1-0 up in the 4 match series.77/1
14.5FOURSamit Patel to Virat Kohli, FOUR, 4 dot balls and Kohli has seen enough. Overpitched delivery, Kohli reaches out and drives it hard to long on. Just 2 more needed75/1
13.1FOURSwann to Pujara, FOUR, just a flick! Goes deep in the crease and whips it with the turn, the timing is superb and it goes to the fence71/1
10.2FOURSamit Patel to Virat Kohli, FOUR, this man is class as well. A perfect cover drive. Good stride, leans into the shot and place it wide of extra cover, off the mark in style65/1
10FOURSwann to Pujara, FOUR, Sehwag's dismissal makes no difference to Pujara. Sees the short ball and pulls it away through deep mid wicket for a boundary61/1
9.5OUTSwann to Sehwag, out Caught by Pietersen!! Sehwag tries to finish it soon and perishes. Comes down the track and lofts, gets more height than distance on it, KP was a few yards inside near long on and had to run back, he judges it well and also makes sure he doesn't fall over the ropes. Sehwag c Pietersen b Swann 25(21) [4s-1 6s-1]57/1
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