4th Test: England v India at The Oval, 5-9 Sep 2002

Ball-by-Ball Commentary


Match State: Day 1 start scheduled for 11am local time (10am GMT/15.30 IST)

       Hello and welcome to the Oval for the crucial fourth Test of this
        England v India series, a match that will be the decider in the
        series drawn 1-1 thus far.
       The excitement of course is all about Sachin Tendulkar here, the
        little master poised to become the youngest player to appear in
        100 Test matches.
       Records seem to be toppling in a hurry for Tendulkar. In just the
        previous match, he joined Sunil Gavaskar in the 30-century club,
        passing Don Bradman's tally of 29.
       It has been a tremendous journey for Tendulkar - and for the
        cricket fans who followed his career - since his debut in Karachi
        more than a decade ago.
       Felicitation ceremonies were arranged earlier today, but the
        biggest celebration Tendulkar could ask for is an Indian win here
        at The Oval.
       India have sealed a series win here earlier. In 1971, Bhagwat
        Chandrasekhar spun Indian to a sensational win with a haul of six
        wickets.
       The Oval pitch has traditionally assisted spin more than most other
        grounds in England, so India will be looking to their spin twins -
        Anil Kumble and Harbhajan Singh - to bowl them a win.
       England have been strengthened by the return of Marcus Trescothick
        at the top of the order, while India have replaced the young
        Parthiv Patel with Ajay Ratra.
       Nasser Hussain won the toss and unsurprisingly enough elected to
        bat.
       England: ME Trescothick, MP Vaughan, MA Butcher, *N Hussain, JP
        Crawley,
       England: ME Trescothick, MP Vaughan, MA Butcher, *N Hussain, JP
        Crawley,
       Zaheer Khan to start off proceedings here.
   0.1 Khan to Trescothick, no run
   0.2 Khan to Trescothick, no run, full and just on off, patted back
        softly by Trescothick
   0.3 Khan to Trescothick, FOUR, full again but wider outside the off
        this time, and Trescothick gets to the pitch straight away and
        slams it through extra cover for four.
   0.4 Khan to Trescothick, no run, short of a length, outside the off,
        letf alone by Trescothick.
   0.5 Khan to Trescothick, no run, outside the off again, seaming away
        from the southpaw ever so slightly.
   0.6 Khan to Trescothick, no run, steered to point for no run.

End of over 1 (4 runs) England 4/0
Z Khan 1-0-4-0 - Pavilion End
MP Vaughan 0* (0b) ME Trescothick 4* (6b 1x4)

   1.1 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run, full, almost on the toes of Vaughan,
        and the batsman defends with soft hands.
   1.2 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run, short of a lenght, outside the off, and
        Agarkar looks like he is getting some movement away from the right
        hander,.
   1.3 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run, the batsman shoulders arms to the ball
        outside the off.
   1.4 Agarkar to Vaughan, FOUR, fuller and with a hint of outswing, and
        Vaughan tries to drive it in front of square on the off, but the
        ball slides off the bottom edghe and runs away to third man for
        four.
   1.5 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run, nice line here, drawing the batsman
        forward and beating him outside the off.
   1.6 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run, much sharper movement this time,
        prodigiously moving away from Vaughan.

End of over 2 (4 runs) England 8/0
AB Agarkar 1-0-4-0 - Vauxhall End
ME Trescothick 4* (6b 1x4) MP Vaughan 4* (6b 1x4)

   2.1 Khan to Trescothick, no run, steered to point.
   2.2 Khan to Trescothick, no run
   2.3 Khan to Trescothick, no run, fuller and moving away in the air, and
        Trescothick can only pat it back to the bowler.
       Three slips in position for Zaheer Khan, as well as a short
        midwicket.
   2.4 Khan to Trescothick, no run, wide outside the off, left alone by
        the bat.
   2.5 Khan to Trescothick, (noball) no run
   2.5 Khan to Trescothick, no run, nice line and length yet again, and
        Trescothick wafts at it without moving his feat, ultimately beaten
        all ends up.
   2.6 Khan to Trescothick, no run, past the outside edge yet again, and
        Ratra has to dive full length to collect.

End of over 3 (1 run) England 9/0
Z Khan 2-0-5-0 (1nb) - Pavilion End
MP Vaughan 4* (6b 1x4) ME Trescothick 4* (13b 1x4)

   3.1 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run, full and outside the off, swinging
        away, left alone
   3.2 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run, fullish and on the stumps, tapped to
        the on side
   3.3 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run, full and outside the off, the ball
        shapes away from the right hander, left alone to the keeper wit
        ease
   3.4 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run
   3.5 Agarkar to Vaughan, one run, straight and full, Vaughan tries to
        work the ball way, the ball squirts to the off side off the edg
        and the batsmen scamper a quick single
   3.6 Agarkar to Trescothick, no run, short of a length and on the off,
        quick one, Trescothick is unsure whether to play r leave and
        awkwardly dabs the ball away towards the slips cordon

End of over 4 (1 run) England 10/0
AB Agarkar 2-0-5-0 - Vauxhall End
MP Vaughan 5* (11b 1x4) ME Trescothick 4* (14b 1x4)

   4.1 Khan to Vaughan, legbye: one run, full and on the pads, swinging
        in, played at and missed, off the pads to fine leg
   4.2 Khan to Trescothick, one run
   4.3 Khan to Vaughan, FOUR
   4.4 Khan to Vaughan, no run
   4.5 Khan to Vaughan, (noball) bye: one run
   4.5 Khan to Trescothick, two runs
   4.6 Khan to Trescothick, bye: FOUR, down the leg side, played at, the
        ball races away and umpire Orchard signals byes

End of over 5 (14 runs) England 24/0
Z Khan 3-0-14-0 (2nb) - Pavilion End
MP Vaughan 9* (15b 2x4) ME Trescothick 7* (17b 1x4)

   5.1 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run
   5.2 Agarkar to Vaughan, FOUR, short and on the stumps, Vaughan gets
        into the perfect position and pulls the ball away in fine style
   5.3 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run
   5.4 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run, outside the off, left alone, Ratra
        takes the ball cleanly as the batsman leaves it well alone
   5.5 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run, just short of a good length and on a
        teasing line outside the off, left alone to the keeper
   5.6 Agarkar to Vaughan, three runs, fullish and on the off, Vaughan
        punches the ball well through the covers, cracking shot that, wont
        quite make it to the fence, the ball stops just short of the ropes

End of over 6 (7 runs) England 31/0
AB Agarkar 3-0-12-0 - Vauxhall End
MP Vaughan 16* (21b 3x4) ME Trescothick 7* (17b 1x4)

   6.1 Khan to Vaughan, no run, full and on the pads, swinging in late,
        played at and missed, rapped on the pads
   6.2 Khan to Vaughan, no run, down the leg side, full, swinging late,
        left alone to the keeper
   6.3 Khan to Vaughan, no run, full and far outside the off, left alone
        with ease once more, Zaheer Khan struggling to hit a good rhythm
   6.4 Khan to Vaughan, no run
   6.5 Khan to Vaughan, one run
   6.6 Khan to Trescothick, two runs

End of over 7 (3 runs) England 34/0
Z Khan 4-0-17-0 (2nb) - Pavilion End
MP Vaughan 17* (26b 3x4) ME Trescothick 9* (18b 1x4)

   7.1 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run, just short of a length and outside the
        off, the ball shapes away a touch, left alone to the keeper
   7.2 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run, full and on the off, driven back dpown
        the wicket
   7.3 Agarkar to Vaughan, FOUR, guided to the third man fence
   7.4 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run
   7.5 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run, full and on teh pads, tapped to the on
        side
   7.6 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run, just short of a length and outside the
        off, left alone

End of over 8 (4 runs) England 38/0
AB Agarkar 4-0-16-0 - Vauxhall End
ME Trescothick 9* (18b 1x4) MP Vaughan 21* (32b 4x4)

       Bangar comes into the atack replacing the erratic Zaheer Khan
   8.1 Bangar to Trescothick, no run, just short of a good length and on
        the off, efended carefully
   8.2 Bangar to Trescothick, one run
   8.3 Bangar to Vaughan, no run, full and on the off, the ball swings
        away a touch, defended back down the wicket
   8.4 Bangar to Vaughan, no run, on the off and pushed through a bit
        fuller, the ball swings away late and beats the bat
   8.5 Bangar to Vaughan, no run, pushed through slightly wider outside
        the off, left well alone
   8.6 Bangar to Vaughan, no run

End of over 9 (1 run) England 39/0
SB Bangar 1-0-1-0 - Pavilion End
ME Trescothick 10* (20b 1x4) MP Vaughan 21* (36b 4x4)

   9.1 Agarkar to Trescothick, FOUR, short ball, not the fastest of
        deliveries, Trescothick pulls the ball away with fierce power
   9.2 Agarkar to Trescothick, FOUR, short and outside the off, not the
        length to be bowling on this wicket oif you're Agarkar's pace,
        pulled away again, this time in front of square! cracking shot
   9.3 Agarkar to Trescothick, no run, fuller and outside the off, left
        alone
   9.4 Agarkar to Trescothick, no run, just short of a length and on the
        off, played back down the wicket with soft hands
   9.5 Agarkar to Trescothick, FOUR, again short and Trescothick bludgeons
        the ball through midwicket, another pull, it looks likle Agarkar's
        policy of bouncing Trescothick is something the lattr will enjoy
   9.6 Agarkar to Trescothick, no run, short ball down the leg side, left
        ell alone

End of over 10 (12 runs) England 51/0
AB Agarkar 5-0-28-0 - Vauxhall End
MP Vaughan 21* (36b 4x4) ME Trescothick 22* (26b 4x4)

  10.1 Bangar to Vaughan, no run, fullish and just outside the off, the
        ball swings away nicely, left alone to the keeper
  10.2 Bangar to Vaughan, no run, straighter and on the stumps, just short
        of a good length, defended to the off side
  10.3 Bangar to Vaughan, one run, just short of a good length and on the
        leg and mniddle, a bit of shape in, tapped to the on side
  10.4 Bangar to Trescothick, no run
  10.5 Bangar to Trescothick, no run, full and on the off, driven hard,
        Sachin Tenbdulkar dives at extra cover and saves a certain
        boundary
  10.6 Bangar to Trescothick, one run, on the off, good length, played
        down with soft hands, quick single taken

End of over 11 (2 runs) England 53/0
SB Bangar 2-0-3-0 - Pavilion End
ME Trescothick 23* (29b 4x4) MP Vaughan 22* (39b 4x4)

       Harbhajan Singh cvomes into the attack, perhaps a buit earlier than
        some expected
       The field is being carefully set
  11.1 Harbhajan Singh to Trescothick, no run, outside the off, spinning
        away, left alone
  11.2 Harbhajan Singh to Trescothick, no run, fullish and on the pads,
        tapped tot he on side
  11.3 Harbhajan Singh to Trescothick, no run, on the stumps, tossed up,
        spinning a bit, Trescothic sweeps, edge onto pad
  11.4 Harbhajan Singh to Trescothick, no run, well flighted and on the
        pads, defended carefuklly as the ball spins across the left hander
  11.5 Harbhajan Singh to Trescothick, no run, fuller, flatrter, pushed
        through a bit quicker, defended with an angled bat
  11.6 Harbhajan Singh to Trescothick, one run

End of over 12 (1 run) England 54/0
Harbhajan Singh 1-0-1-0 - Vauxhall End
ME Trescothick 24* (35b 4x4) MP Vaughan 22* (39b 4x4)

  12.1 Bangar to Trescothick, no run
  12.2 Bangar to Trescothick, no run, just short of a length and on the
        pads, Trescothick tries to work the ball to the on side and is
        rapped on the pad
  12.3 Bangar to Trescothick, no run, full and on the off, the ball swings
        in late, defended with an angled bat
  12.4 Bangar to Trescothick, two runs, full and swinging down the leg
        side, tucked away efofortlessly to the deep fine leg region
  12.5 Bangar to Trescothick, FOUR, full and outside the off, Trescothick
        opens the face of the bat and runs the ball down to the third man
        fence
  12.6 Bangar to Trescothick, no run, on the off, defended to the off side

End of over 13 (6 runs) England 60/0
SB Bangar 3-0-9-0 - Pavilion End
MP Vaughan 22* (39b 4x4) ME Trescothick 30* (41b 5x4)

  13.1 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, one run, well flighted and outside the
        off, pushed to cover
  13.2 Harbhajan Singh to Trescothick, FOUR, tossed up and outside the
        off, sweep played, off the under edge to the fence behind the
        keeper
  13.3 Harbhajan Singh to Trescothick, no run
  13.4 Harbhajan Singh to Trescothick, one run, on the stumps, sweep
        played agai although not convincingly
  13.5 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, two runs, fullish and on the stumps,
        Vaughan leans into the stroke and flicks the ball away
  13.6 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, no run

End of over 14 (8 runs) England 68/0
Harbhajan Singh 2-0-9-0 - Vauxhall End
ME Trescothick 35* (44b 6x4) MP Vaughan 25* (42b 4x4)

Match State: Drinks

       Bangar to continue
  14.1 Bangar to Trescothick, no run, back of a length, cutting back in
        slightly, defended
  14.2 Bangar to Trescothick, one run, outside the off, played to gully
  14.3 Bangar to Vaughan, no run, swinging away, left alone
  14.4 Bangar to Vaughan, no run, swinging away, left alone
  14.5 Bangar to Vaughan, no run, pushed firmly to mid-off
  14.6 Bangar to Vaughan, no run, pushed firmly to covers

End of over 15 (1 run) England 69/0
SB Bangar 4-0-10-0 - Pavilion End
ME Trescothick 36* (46b 6x4) MP Vaughan 25* (46b 4x4)

  15.1 Harbhajan Singh to Trescothick, no run, well tossed up, driven
        crisply to covers
  15.2 Harbhajan Singh to Trescothick, no run, defended
  15.3 Harbhajan Singh to Trescothick, FOUR, take that! short and wide
        outside the off, waits for the ball, cuts firmly behind point,
        11th boundary of the England innings
  15.4 Harbhajan Singh to Trescothick, no run, flighted ball, forward in
        defence
  15.5 Harbhajan Singh to Trescothick, no run, forward in defence again
  15.6 Harbhajan Singh to Trescothick, one run, on the pads, nicely turned
        around the corner, towards long leg that is, gets a single, keeps
        the strike

End of over 16 (5 runs) England 74/0
Harbhajan Singh 3-0-14-0 - Vauxhall End
ME Trescothick 41* (52b 7x4) MP Vaughan 25* (46b 4x4)

  16.1 Bangar to Trescothick, no run, left alone to the keeper
  16.2 Bangar to Trescothick, no run, defended
  16.3 Bangar to Trescothick, one run, worked behind square leg for a
        single
  16.4 Bangar to Vaughan, no run, well up to the batsman, pushed to mid-
        off
  16.5 Bangar to Vaughan, no run, keeps the batsman honest in defence
  16.6 Bangar to Vaughan, FOUR, slightly short, Vaughan quickly into
        position, pulls it nicely through mid-wicket for four, nice shot

End of over 17 (5 runs) England 79/0
SB Bangar 5-0-15-0 - Pavilion End
ME Trescothick 42* (55b 7x4) MP Vaughan 29* (49b 5x4)

  17.1 Harbhajan Singh to Trescothick, two runs, tossed up, driven nicely
        to Laxman at covers, makes a mess of it, misfields - allows two
        easy runs to be taken
  17.2 Harbhajan Singh to Trescothick, no run, defended
  17.3 Harbhajan Singh to Trescothick, no run, tossed up, defended
  17.4 Harbhajan Singh to Trescothick, one run, driven to covers, wide of
        Laxman, gets an easy single
  17.5 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, no run, forward in defence
  17.6 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, no run, played to the right of the
        square leg umpire, Laxman fields, does not allow the single to be
        taken

End of over 18 (3 runs) England 82/0
Harbhajan Singh 4-0-17-0 - Vauxhall End
ME Trescothick 45* (59b 7x4) MP Vaughan 29* (51b 5x4)

       Zaheer Khan to bowl
  18.1 Khan to Trescothick, no run, late movement away from the batsman,
        left alone
  18.2 Khan to Trescothick, no run, outside the line of off, played to
        gully
  18.3 Khan to Trescothick, no run, going down the leg, a long way down
        the leg, Khan appeals, a loud appeal that too, umpire Orchard just
        walks away
  18.4 Khan to Trescothick, no run, left alone - outside the off
  18.5 Khan to Trescothick, no run, right up to the batsman, on leg and
        middle, taps the ball to the on side and looks for a single, which
        is not really there
  18.6 Khan to Trescothick, FOUR

End of over 19 (4 runs) England 86/0
Z Khan 5-0-21-0 (2nb) - Pavilion End
MP Vaughan 29* (51b 5x4) ME Trescothick 49* (65b 8x4)

       Kumble to bowl
  19.1 Kumble to Vaughan, no run
  19.2 Kumble to Vaughan, no run
  19.3 Kumble to Vaughan, no run
  19.4 Kumble to Vaughan, no run
  19.5 Kumble to Vaughan, no run
  19.6 Kumble to Vaughan, no run

End of over 20 (maiden) England 86/0
A Kumble 1-1-0-0 - Vauxhall End
ME Trescothick 49* (65b 8x4) MP Vaughan 29* (57b 5x4)

  20.1 Khan to Trescothick, no run
  20.2 Khan to Trescothick, three runs, driven straight back to the bowler
  20.3 Khan to Vaughan, no run
  20.4 Khan to Vaughan, one run
  20.5 Khan to Trescothick, no run
  20.6 Khan to Trescothick, no run, outside the off, left alone

End of over 21 (4 runs) England 90/0
Z Khan 6-0-25-0 (2nb) - Pavilion End
MP Vaughan 30* (59b 5x4) ME Trescothick 52* (69b 8x4)

  21.1 Kumble to Vaughan, two runs, short pitched, cut away for two runs
  21.2 Kumble to Vaughan, no run, defended
  21.3 Kumble to Vaughan, no run
  21.4 Kumble to Vaughan, one run, played in front of square for a single
  21.5 Kumble to Trescothick, no run, slighter slower through the air,
        forward in defnce
  21.6 Kumble to Trescothick, one run, tossed up, tucked down to long leg

End of over 22 (4 runs) England 94/0
A Kumble 2-1-4-0 - Vauxhall End
ME Trescothick 53* (71b 8x4) MP Vaughan 33* (63b 5x4)

  22.1 Khan to Trescothick, no run
  22.2 Khan to Trescothick, no run
  22.3 Khan to Trescothick, FOUR, cut away for four, nice shot
  22.4 Khan to Trescothick, OUT: short delivery, just outside the off,
        Trescothick couldn't resist the temptation, goes for it, top edges
        it towards deep backward square leg, Bangar takes the catch

       England 98/1, Partnership of 98
       ME Trescothick  c Bangar b Khan  57 (75b 9x4 0x6)
       MP Vaughan 33* (63b 5x4) Z Khan 6.4-0-29-1 (2nb)

  22.5 Khan to Vaughan, no run
  22.6 Khan to Vaughan, no run

End of over 23 (4 runs) England 98/1
Z Khan 7-0-29-1 (2nb) - Pavilion End
MA Butcher 0* (0b) MP Vaughan 33* (65b 5x4)

  23.1 Kumble to Butcher, no run
  23.2 Kumble to Butcher, no run
  23.3 Kumble to Butcher, no run
  23.4 Kumble to Butcher, no run, gets behind the line and defends
  23.5 Kumble to Butcher, no run, defended
  23.6 Kumble to Butcher, no run, forward in defence

End of over 24 (maiden) England 98/1
A Kumble 3-2-4-0 - Vauxhall End
MP Vaughan 33* (64b 5x4) MA Butcher 0* (6b)

  24.1 Khan to Vaughan, no run, angling away, vaughan plays and misses
  24.2 Khan to Vaughan, no run, short of a length, outside the line of
        off, angling further away, left alone to the keeper
  24.3 Khan to Vaughan, FOUR, wide down theleg side, gets some bat on it,
        past a diving Ratra for four
  24.4 Khan to Vaughan, no run
  24.5 Khan to Vaughan, one run, eased through mid-wicket, Tendulkar is
        the fielder, does well to save more than one
  24.6 Khan to Butcher, no run

End of over 25 (5 runs) England 103/1
Z Khan 8-0-34-1 (2nb) - Pavilion End
MP Vaughan 38* (69b 6x4) MA Butcher 0* (7b)

  25.1 Kumble to Vaughan, no run
  25.2 Kumble to Vaughan, no run, left alone
  25.3 Kumble to Vaughan, FOUR, tossed up, driven down the ground, through
        mid-on, Agarkar escorts the ball to the fence
  25.4 Kumble to Vaughan, no run, left alone outside the off
  25.5 Kumble to Vaughan, three runs, beautiful straight drive, Kumble
        almost gets a hand to it, Agarkar does well to chase this one,
        saves the boundary
  25.6 Kumble to Butcher, one run

End of over 26 (8 runs) England 111/1
A Kumble 4-2-12-0 - Vauxhall End
MA Butcher 1* (8b) MP Vaughan 45* (74b 7x4)

  26.1 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, no run
  26.2 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, no run
  26.3 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, no run
  26.4 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, one run, tucked around for a single
  26.5 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, no run, defended
  26.6 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, no run

End of over 27 (1 run) England 112/1
Harbhajan Singh 5-0-18-0 - Pavilion End
MA Butcher 2* (12b) MP Vaughan 41* (76b 6x4)

  27.1 Kumble to Butcher, no run, slower through the air, forward in
        defence
  27.2 Kumble to Butcher, no run, defended again
  27.3 Kumble to Butcher, no run, gets the ball to spin, slow turn, hit on
        the pad
  27.4 Kumble to Butcher, no run, gets behind the line and defends
  27.5 Kumble to Butcher, no run, played to forward short leg
  27.6 Kumble to Butcher, no run, gets right behind the line and defends

End of over 28 (maiden) England 112/1
A Kumble 5-3-12-0 - Vauxhall End
MP Vaughan 41* (76b 6x4) MA Butcher 2* (18b)

  28.1 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, no run, tossed up, forward in defence
  28.2 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, one run, played through mid-on
  28.3 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, no run, left alone
  28.4 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, no run, defended
  28.5 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, no run, tossed up, defended
  28.6 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, no run, tossed up, turnign away, left
        alone. That is lunch

End of over 29 (1 run) England 113/1
Harbhajan Singh 6-0-19-0 - Pavilion End
MP Vaughan 42* (78b 6x4) MA Butcher 2* (22b)

       29 overs bowled inthe first session, 113 runs scored. Trescothick
        (57) the only wicket to fall
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  29.1 Agarkar to Vaughan, (noball) no run, starts off with a no ball
  29.1 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run, outside the off, defended
  29.2 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run, eases the ball to covers
  29.3 Agarkar to Vaughan, one run, driven towards extra cover for a
        single
  29.4 Agarkar to Butcher, no run
  29.5 Agarkar to Butcher, no run
  29.6 Agarkar to Butcher, no run, loud shout for lbw, hit just outside
        the line of off

End of over 30 (2 runs) England 115/1
AB Agarkar 6-0-30-0 (1nb) - Vauxhall End
MP Vaughan 43* (82b 6x4) MA Butcher 2* (25b)

  30.1 Kumble to Vaughan, no run
  30.2 Kumble to Vaughan, FOUR, lovely shot, takes it on the full toss and
        drives it through the on side for four
  30.3 Kumble to Vaughan, no run, left alone
  30.4 Kumble to Vaughan, one run
  30.5 Kumble to Butcher, no run
  30.6 Kumble to Butcher, FOUR, driven through extra covers for four, good
        firm positive stroke

End of over 31 (9 runs) England 124/1
A Kumble 6-3-21-0 - Pavilion End
MP Vaughan 48* (86b 7x4) MA Butcher 6* (27b 1x4)

  31.1 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run, just short of a length, outside the
        off, left alone
  31.2 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run
  31.3 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run, just short of a good lenbgth again,
        outside the off, shaping away, left alone
  31.4 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run, once again the right line and length
        and a touch of away swing, left alone
  31.5 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run, fuller and on the middle and leg,
        flicked to the man at mid on
  31.6 Agarkar to Vaughan, FOUR, a bit shorter than the other deliveries,
        a bit of width and bang! Vaughan doesn't miss out, crashed
        throughj covers off the back foot, that's a neat 50 from Vaughan

End of over 32 (4 runs) England 128/1
AB Agarkar 7-0-34-0 (1nb) - Vauxhall End
MA Butcher 6* (27b 1x4) MP Vaughan 52* (92b 8x4)

  32.1 Kumble to Butcher, legbye: one run
  32.2 Kumble to Vaughan, no run
  32.3 Kumble to Vaughan, no run
  32.4 Kumble to Vaughan, no run, full and outside the off ,left alone
  32.5 Kumble to Vaughan, one run, short of a length and outside the off,
        cut to short third man
  32.6 Kumble to Butcher, no run

End of over 33 (2 runs) England 130/1
A Kumble 7-3-22-0 - Pavilion End
MP Vaughan 53* (96b 8x4) MA Butcher 6* (29b 1x4)

  33.1 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run, fullish and outside the off, left alone
        to the keeper
  33.2 Agarkar to Vaughan, one run, just short of a good length and on the
        off, pushed to mid off
  33.3 Agarkar to Butcher, FOUR, short and a bit of width, cut away
        neatly, a diving Zaheer Khan at point can't get to the ball
  33.4 Agarkar to Butcher, two runs, overpitched and on the pads, tucked
        away to deep backward square
  33.5 Agarkar to Butcher, no run, just shot of  length and outside the
        off, left alone
  33.6 Agarkar to Butcher, no run

End of over 34 (7 runs) England 137/1
AB Agarkar 8-0-41-0 (1nb) - Vauxhall End
MP Vaughan 54* (98b 8x4) MA Butcher 12* (33b 2x4)

  34.1 Kumble to Vaughan, no run
  34.2 Kumble to Vaughan, no run
  34.3 Kumble to Vaughan, no run, quick flipper on the stumps, pull played
        and missed, rapped on the pad
  34.4 Kumble to Vaughan, one run
  34.5 Kumble to Butcher, no run
  34.6 Kumble to Butcher, no run, tossed up and on the off, defended back
        down the wicket

End of over 35 (1 run) England 138/1
A Kumble 8-3-23-0 - Pavilion End
MP Vaughan 55* (102b 8x4) MA Butcher 12* (35b 2x4)

  35.1 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run, fullish and on the off, driven to mid
        off
  35.2 Agarkar to Vaughan, FOUR, fullish and straying down the leg side,
        flicked away deftly to the fine leg fence
  35.3 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run, just shot of a length and on the off,
        driven off the back foot to the off side
  35.4 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run, just short of a length and outside the
        off, left alone
  35.5 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run, miscued shot, Vaughan runs down the
        wicket, Butcher sends him back, Ganguly throws the ball in from
        mid off, Ratra whips the bails off, a touch too late though shpow
        the TV replays, the 3rd umpire rules Vaughan in, rightly so too
  35.6 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run

End of over 36 (4 runs) England 142/1
AB Agarkar 9-0-45-0 (1nb) - Vauxhall End
MA Butcher 12* (35b 2x4) MP Vaughan 59* (108b 9x4)

  36.1 Kumble to Butcher, no run
  36.2 Kumble to Butcher, two runs
  36.3 Kumble to Butcher, no run, slider outside the off, quick and flat,
        left alone
  36.4 Kumble to Butcher, no run, fuller and straighter, defended
  36.5 Kumble to Butcher, no run, tossed up a bit more and on the off,
        Butcher comes down the wicket and flicks to mid on
  36.6 Kumble to Butcher, no run, quicker, slightly shorter and on the
        off, defended off the back foot

End of over 37 (2 runs) England 144/1
A Kumble 9-3-25-0 - Pavilion End
MP Vaughan 59* (108b 9x4) MA Butcher 14* (41b 2x4)

  37.1 Agarkar to Vaughan, two runs, full and outside the off, shaping
        away, stroked through cover
  37.2 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run, outside the off, driven to cover
  37.3 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run
  37.4 Agarkar to Vaughan, FOUR, full and outside the off, driven to
        covers, the fielder has no chance, on the up but timed perfectly
        that
  37.5 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run, full and outside the off, left well
        alone
  37.6 Agarkar to Vaughan, one run

End of over 38 (7 runs) England 151/1
AB Agarkar 10-0-52-0 (1nb) - Vauxhall End
MP Vaughan 66* (114b 10x4) MA Butcher 14* (41b 2x4)

  38.1 Kumble to Vaughan, no run
  38.2 Kumble to Vaughan, no run, a bit slower and on the off, driven to
        point
  38.3 Kumble to Vaughan, no run, on the off and full, defended
  38.4 Kumble to Vaughan, no run
  38.5 Kumble to Vaughan, no run, tossed up and outside the off stump,
        left alone to the keeper
  38.6 Kumble to Vaughan, no run, once again full and staight, defended,
        Kumble keeping it tight here

End of over 39 (maiden) England 151/1
A Kumble 10-4-25-0 - Pavilion End
MA Butcher 14* (41b 2x4) MP Vaughan 66* (120b 10x4)

  39.1 Bangar to Butcher, one run
  39.2 Bangar to Vaughan, no run, full and on the off, pushed to mid off
  39.3 Bangar to Vaughan, no run, fullish and on the stumps, tapped to the
        on side
  39.4 Bangar to Vaughan, no run, just short of a length and outside the
        off, left alone
  39.5 Bangar to Vaughan, no run, good length ball outside the off - in
        the perfect line, it shapes away a bit, left alone to the keeper
  39.6 Bangar to Vaughan, no run, and again good length ball outside the
        off - in the perfect line, it shapes away a bit, left alone to the
        keeper

End of over 40 (1 run) England 152/1
SB Bangar 6-0-16-0 - Vauxhall End
MA Butcher 15* (42b 2x4) MP Vaughan 66* (125b 10x4)

  40.1 Kumble to Butcher, no run, full and straight, defended
  40.2 Kumble to Butcher, no run, full and straight, tossed up a bit more,
        defended
  40.3 Kumble to Butcher, no run, again full and on the pads, down the
        track, tapped back to the bowler
  40.4 Kumble to Butcher, no run
  40.5 Kumble to Butcher, no run, fullish and outside the off, the googly,
        punched to cover
  40.6 Kumble to Butcher, no run

End of over 41 (maiden) England 152/1
A Kumble 11-5-25-0 - Pavilion End
MP Vaughan 66* (125b 10x4) MA Butcher 15* (48b 2x4)

  41.1 Bangar to Vaughan, no run, fullish and outside the off, swinging
        away a little, driven to covers
  41.2 Bangar to Vaughan, no run, on the off, swinging away a touch again,
        defended
  41.3 Bangar to Vaughan, three runs, straight and outside the off, played
        down to third man with soft hands and an angled bat
  41.4 Bangar to Butcher, no run
  41.5 Bangar to Butcher, no run, good length ball on the stumps, played
        at and missed, rapped on the pad
  41.6 Bangar to Butcher, one run

End of over 42 (4 runs) England 156/1
SB Bangar 7-0-20-0 - Vauxhall End
MA Butcher 16* (51b 2x4) MP Vaughan 69* (128b 10x4)

  42.1 Kumble to Butcher, no run
  42.2 Kumble to Butcher, no run
  42.3 Kumble to Butcher, no run
  42.4 Kumble to Butcher, one run
  42.5 Kumble to Vaughan, FOUR, short and wide, cut away to the point
        fence
  42.6 Kumble to Vaughan, no run

End of over 43 (5 runs) England 161/1
A Kumble 12-5-30-0 - Pavilion End
MA Butcher 17* (55b 2x4) MP Vaughan 73* (130b 11x4)

  43.1 Bangar to Butcher, no run, fullish and pushed wide of the stumps,
        left alone
  43.2 Bangar to Butcher, no run, fullish and on the off, defended to the
        on side
  43.3 Bangar to Butcher, no run, just short of a good length and on the
        off, ball swings in a touch, played back down the wicket with soft
        hands
  43.4 Bangar to Butcher, no run, full and wide, deliberately so, tempting
        the batsman to drive, through to the keeper
  43.5 Bangar to Butcher, no run, on the off, just short of a good length,
        swinging in a touch, defended carefully
  43.6 Bangar to Butcher, no run, and again, Bangar keeping things tight
        with a good line and length, defended

End of over 44 (maiden) England 161/1
SB Bangar 8-1-20-0 - Vauxhall End
MP Vaughan 73* (130b 11x4) MA Butcher 17* (61b 2x4)

  44.1 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, no run, well flighted and on the off,
        defended to the on side
  44.2 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, no run
  44.3 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, no run, tossed up and outside the off,
        the straighter one, left alone
  44.4 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, legbye: one run, on the pads, awkward
        shot played, the ball bounces away down leg
  44.5 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, no run
  44.6 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, no run

End of over 45 (1 run, maiden) England 162/1
Harbhajan Singh 7-1-19-0 - Pavilion End
MP Vaughan 73* (134b 11x4) MA Butcher 17* (63b 2x4)

  45.1 Bangar to Vaughan, no run
  45.2 Bangar to Vaughan, no run, fullish and outside the off, left alone
  45.3 Bangar to Vaughan, no run, fullish and on the off, swinging away,
        defended towards point with soft hands and an angled bat
  45.4 Bangar to Vaughan, no run
  45.5 Bangar to Vaughan, no run
  45.6 Bangar to Vaughan, one run, fullish and on the off, shaping away,
        driven past cover, quick single taken

End of over 46 (1 run) England 163/1
SB Bangar 9-1-21-0 - Vauxhall End
MP Vaughan 75* (140b 11x4) MA Butcher 17* (63b 2x4)

Match State: Drinks

  46.1 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, no run, well flighted and about a foot
        outside the off, the ball spins in and raps the pad
  46.2 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, one run, tossed up and outside the off,
        swept down to fine leg
  46.3 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, no run
  46.4 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, one run
  46.5 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, no run, flatter adn on teh stumps,
        tapped to the on side
  46.6 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, two runs

End of over 47 (4 runs) England 167/1
Harbhajan Singh 8-0-24-0 - Pavilion End
MA Butcher 18* (65b 2x4) MP Vaughan 78* (144b 11x4)

  47.1 Bangar to Butcher, no run, just short of a length and on the off,
        defended
  47.2 Bangar to Butcher, three runs, just short of a length and outside
        the off, punched to point, Zaheer Khan bends low and fluffs it,
        the ball runs away towards the fence
  47.3 Bangar to Vaughan, no run
  47.4 Bangar to Vaughan, FOUR, fullish and on the off, Vaughan drives
        well, finding the gap perfectly, the ball races to the fence
  47.5 Bangar to Vaughan, no run
  47.6 Bangar to Vaughan, no run, on the off, fullish, swinging away a
        touch, defended with an angled bat

End of over 48 (7 runs) England 174/1
SB Bangar 10-1-28-0 - Vauxhall End
MA Butcher 21* (67b 2x4) MP Vaughan 82* (148b 12x4)

  48.1 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, no run, down the leg side and short,
        Butcher comes down the track adjusts aand kicks the ball away
  48.2 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, one run
  48.3 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, no run
  48.4 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, no run
  48.5 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, one run, well flighted and on the off,
        driven to mid off, quick single taken
  48.6 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, one run, back of a length anbd on the
        pads, worked away to the on side

End of over 49 (3 runs) England 177/1
Harbhajan Singh 9-0-27-0 - Pavilion End
MA Butcher 23* (70b 2x4) MP Vaughan 83* (151b 12x4)

  49.1 Bangar to Butcher, no run
  49.2 Bangar to Butcher, no run
  49.3 Bangar to Butcher, no run, outside the off, pushed to covers
  49.4 Bangar to Butcher, no run, left alone
  49.5 Bangar to Butcher, no run, outside the off, pushed to covers
  49.6 Bangar to Butcher, no run

End of over 50 (maiden) England 177/1
SB Bangar 11-2-28-0 - Vauxhall End
MP Vaughan 83* (151b 12x4) MA Butcher 23* (76b 2x4)

  50.1 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, no run, loud shout for lbw, umpire
        Orchard not at all interested
  50.2 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, no run
  50.3 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, no run
  50.4 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, no run
  50.5 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, no run
  50.6 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, no run

End of over 51 (maiden) England 177/1
Harbhajan Singh 10-1-27-0 - Pavilion End
MA Butcher 23* (76b 2x4) MP Vaughan 83* (157b 12x4)

  51.1 Khan to Butcher, no run, outside the off, left alone
  51.2 Khan to Butcher, no run
  51.3 Khan to Butcher, FOUR, on the pads, a half volley, clipped away
        nicely through mid-wicket for four
  51.4 Khan to Butcher, no run, outside the off, left alone
  51.5 Khan to Butcher, no run
  51.6 Khan to Butcher, no run

End of over 52 (4 runs) England 181/1
Z Khan 9-0-34-1 (2nb) - Vauxhall End
MP Vaughan 83* (157b 12x4) MA Butcher 27* (82b 3x4)

  52.1 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, no run, tossed up, pushed to covers
  52.2 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, no run, stifled appeal for lbw, not out
  52.3 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, one run, well outside the leg, swept
        down to fine leg
  52.4 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, no run, slow turn, defended
  52.5 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, FOUR, smashing drive through the off
        side for four
  52.6 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, no run

End of over 53 (5 runs) England 186/1
Harbhajan Singh 11-1-32-0 - Pavilion End
MP Vaughan 84* (160b 12x4) MA Butcher 31* (85b 4x4)

  53.1 Khan to Vaughan, no run
  53.2 Khan to Vaughan, one run, taps the ball in defence to the off side,
        excellent running between the wickets
  53.3 Khan to Butcher, no run, back of a good length, just outside the
        line of off, Butcher gets right behind the line and defends it
        safely back down the track
  53.4 Khan to Butcher, no run, outside the off, left alone to Ratra
        behind the stumps
  53.5 Khan to Butcher, no run
  53.6 Khan to Butcher, one run, pushed to covers, misfielded, easy single
        in the end

End of over 54 (2 runs) England 188/1
Z Khan 10-0-36-1 (2nb) - Vauxhall End
MA Butcher 32* (89b 4x4) MP Vaughan 85* (162b 12x4)

  54.1 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, no run, turning away, left alone
  54.2 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, no run
  54.3 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, one run
  54.4 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, no run
  54.5 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, no run, slow turn, forward in defence
  54.6 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, no run, keeps a tad low, defended

End of over 55 (1 run) England 189/1
Harbhajan Singh 12-1-33-0 - Pavilion End
MA Butcher 33* (92b 4x4) MP Vaughan 85* (165b 12x4)

  55.1 Khan to Butcher, no run
  55.2 Khan to Butcher, one run, tucked down to long leg
  55.3 Khan to Vaughan, legbye: one run
  55.4 Khan to Butcher, no run, pushed in defence to mid-off
  55.5 Khan to Butcher, no run, defended again
  55.6 Khan to Butcher, (noball) no run, really bad bowling this is, over
        steps and then fires a full toss wide down the leg side
  55.6 Khan to Butcher, no run, again fired down the leg side, Butcher
        misses out

End of over 56 (3 runs) England 192/1
Z Khan 11-0-38-1 (3nb) - Vauxhall End
MP Vaughan 85* (166b 12x4) MA Butcher 34* (98b 4x4)

  56.1 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, no run, turning in to the batsman,
        defended
  56.2 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, one run, played wide of mid-on
  56.3 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, no run
  56.4 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, one run
  56.5 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, two runs, half volley outside the off,
        driven through covers, Bangar gets a bad bounce, two runs taken
  56.6 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, one run, nicely tucked around the
        corner for a single

End of over 57 (5 runs) England 197/1
Harbhajan Singh 13-1-38-0 - Pavilion End
MP Vaughan 89* (170b 12x4) MA Butcher 35* (100b 4x4)

  57.1 Ganguly to Vaughan, no run, beaten outside the off
  57.2 Ganguly to Vaughan, no run, half volley, outside the off, driven to
        covers, good fielding
  57.3 Ganguly to Vaughan, no run, defended
  57.4 Ganguly to Vaughan, one run, tucked around the corner for a single,
        brings up the 100 runs partnership
  57.5 Ganguly to Butcher, no run
  57.6 Ganguly to Butcher, no run

End of over 58 (1 run) England 198/1
SC Ganguly 1-0-1-0 - Vauxhall End
MP Vaughan 89* (174b 12x4) MA Butcher 35* (102b 4x4)

  58.1 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, no run, turning in, defended
  58.2 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, no run, tossed up, just outside the
        off, defended
  58.3 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, no run, forward in defence
  58.4 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, two runs, played around the corner for
        a couple of runs, Vaughan moves into the 90s and England score
        move to 200
  58.5 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, one run, worked around the corner for a
        single
  58.6 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, no run, forward in defence. That is
        tea.

End of over 59 (3 runs) England 201/1
Harbhajan Singh 14-1-41-0 - Pavilion End
MP Vaughan 92* (179b 12x4) MA Butcher 35* (103b 4x4)

       30 overs bowled in the session, England scoring 88 runs and no
        wicket lost.

Match State: Tea - Day 1

  59.1 Kumble to Vaughan, no run
  59.2 Kumble to Vaughan, no run, full and on the off, pushed to cover
  59.3 Kumble to Vaughan, no run, on the off, tossed up a bit more, driven
        back to the bowler
  59.4 Kumble to Vaughan, no run, good length ball on the off, defended
  59.5 Kumble to Vaughan, no run
  59.6 Kumble to Vaughan, no run

End of over 60 (maiden) England 201/1
A Kumble 13-6-30-0 - Vauxhall End
MA Butcher 35* (103b 4x4) MP Vaughan 92* (185b 12x4)

  60.1 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, FOUR, short and a bit too much width,
        cut away powerfully to the point fence
  60.2 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, no run
  60.3 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, one run, full and on the stumps,
        defended
  60.4 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, no run
  60.5 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, one run
  60.6 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, no run, lfull and on the pads, tapped
        to the on side

End of over 61 (6 runs) England 207/1
Harbhajan Singh 15-1-46-0 - Pavilion End
MP Vaughan 93* (187b 12x4) MA Butcher 40* (107b 5x4)

  61.1 Kumble to Vaughan, no run
  61.2 Kumble to Vaughan, no run, well flighted, slower and on the off,
        defended with soft hands
  61.3 Kumble to Vaughan, FOUR, short and wide, easy pickings for Vaughan,
        cut away in fine style
  61.4 Kumble to Vaughan, no run, well flighted and on the off, defended
        carefully
  61.5 Kumble to Vaughan, one run
  61.6 Kumble to Butcher, no run, low full toss outside the off, driven
        towards point

End of over 62 (5 runs) England 212/1
A Kumble 14-6-35-0 - Vauxhall End
MP Vaughan 98* (192b 13x4) MA Butcher 40* (108b 5x4)

  62.1 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, no run, full and on the pads, flicked
        to the on side
  62.2 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, one run, well flighted and outrside the
        off, steered down to third man
  62.3 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, one run, on the pads, driven to
        midwicket where the ball  is fumbled
  62.4 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, one run, tossed up a bit jmore and
        Vaughan pushes the ball to mid off, the ball is hopelessly
        misfielded and Vaughan gets his 3rd ton of this series
  62.5 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, no run
  62.6 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, no run

End of over 63 (3 runs) England 215/1
Harbhajan Singh 16-1-49-0 - Pavilion End
MP Vaughan 100* (195b 13x4) MA Butcher 41* (111b 5x4)

  63.1 Kumble to Vaughan, no run, on the off, spinning away a touch,
        defended
  63.2 Kumble to Vaughan, no run, just short of a length and on the off,
        worked away to the on side
  63.3 Kumble to Vaughan, FOUR, on the pads, overpitched, Vaughan gives
        that the treatment, the ball rushes past the bowler and to the
        long on fence
  63.4 Kumble to Vaughan, FOUR, short ball outside the off, pulled away in
        top fashion this time
  63.5 Kumble to Vaughan, no run, fuller, flatter and quicker, defended
  63.6 Kumble to Vaughan, two runs, just short of a length and on the
        pads, worked away to deep backward square

End of over 64 (10 runs) England 225/1
A Kumble 15-6-45-0 - Vauxhall End
MA Butcher 41* (111b 5x4) MP Vaughan 110* (201b 15x4)

  64.1 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, no run, well flighted and on the off,
        defended to point
  64.2 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, FOUR, Butcher uses his feet comes down
        the wicket and drives the ball past the bowler to the long off
        fence
  64.3 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, no run, well flighted and on teh pads,
        kicked away
  64.4 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, no run
  64.5 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, no run, on the off, tossed up, spinning
        away, padded to the off side
  64.6 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, no run, on the pads, whacked to mid on

End of over 65 (4 runs) England 229/1
Harbhajan Singh 17-1-53-0 - Pavilion End
MP Vaughan 110* (201b 15x4) MA Butcher 45* (117b 6x4)

       Tendulkar comes in to bowl now. Perhaps he'll be able to get the
        breakthrough in his 100th Test
  65.1 Tendulkar to Vaughan, no run, tossed up leggie outside the off, cut
        to shotr third man
  65.2 Tendulkar to Vaughan, no run, full and on the stumps, played back
        down the wicket
  65.3 Tendulkar to Vaughan, one run
  65.4 Tendulkar to Butcher, no run
  65.5 Tendulkar to Butcher, no run, on the stumps and flat, tapped to the
        on side
  65.6 Tendulkar to Butcher, two runs, full toss outside the off, driven
        well through cover

End of over 66 (3 runs) England 232/1
SR Tendulkar 1-0-3-0 - Vauxhall End
MP Vaughan 111* (204b 15x4) MA Butcher 47* (120b 6x4)

       For more on Tendulkar's 100th Test, have a look at
        http://www.cricinfo.com/link_to_database/PLAYERS/IND/T/TENDULKAR_S
        R_06001934/SPECIAL/100TEST/
  66.1 Kumble to Vaughan, no run, full and on the pads, defended
  66.2 Kumble to Vaughan, no run, on the pads again, driven to midwicket
  66.3 Kumble to Vaughan, FOUR, on the pads and fullish, whipped through
        midwicket in fine style
  66.4 Kumble to Vaughan, one run
  66.5 Kumble to Butcher, no run
  66.6 Kumble to Butcher, one run

End of over 67 (6 runs) England 238/1
A Kumble 16-6-51-0 - Pavilion End
MA Butcher 48* (122b 6x4) MP Vaughan 116* (208b 16x4)

  67.1 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, no run, tossed up, slow and on the
        pads, tapped to the on side
  67.2 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, no run
  67.3 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, no run, flat and on the stumps,
        defended
  67.4 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, no run, tossed up a bit more and on the
        off, defended as the ball turns away
  67.5 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, legbye: two runs, on the pads, sweep
        played and missed, off the pads
  67.6 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, no run

End of over 68 (2 runs, maiden) England 240/1
Harbhajan Singh 18-2-53-0 - Vauxhall End
MP Vaughan 116* (208b 16x4) MA Butcher 48* (128b 6x4)

  68.1 Kumble to Vaughan, three runs
  68.2 Kumble to Butcher, one run, full and on the pads, worked away to
        the on side
  68.3 Kumble to Vaughan, no run, way down the leg side, angling in to the
        batsman, left alone
  68.4 Kumble to Vaughan, no run, on the pads and full, padded away
  68.5 Kumble to Vaughan, no run
  68.6 Kumble to Vaughan, three runs, on the off and slanting away from
        the right hander, Vaughan waits on the ball and late cuts
        delicately

End of over 69 (7 runs) England 247/1
A Kumble 17-6-58-0 - Pavilion End
MP Vaughan 122* (213b 16x4) MA Butcher 49* (129b 6x4)

  69.1 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, no run, on the pads, edged to the on
        side, Sehwag divbes but can't hold it
  69.2 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, FOUR, down the leg side and full,
        glanced away fine to the fence
  69.3 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, one run
  69.4 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, one run, tossed up and on the off,
        Butcher comes down the wicket, drives to mid off and reaches his
        half-century! good knock froim Butcher here
  69.5 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, one run
  69.6 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, no run, full and on the pads, played
        and missed,m the ball hits the pad

End of over 70 (7 runs) England 254/1
Harbhajan Singh 19-2-60-0 - Vauxhall End
MP Vaughan 128* (217b 17x4) MA Butcher 50* (131b 6x4)

  70.1 Kumble to Vaughan, no run
  70.2 Kumble to Vaughan, FOUR, good use oif the feet from Vaughan, he
        comes down the wicket, takes Kumble on the full and whips the ball
        through midwicket
  70.3 Kumble to Vaughan, one run, swept to deep backward square
  70.4 Kumble to Butcher, one run
  70.5 Kumble to Vaughan, FOUR, tossed up and on the pads, Vaughan comes
        down the track and flicks magnificently
  70.6 Kumble to Vaughan, no run

End of over 71 (10 runs) England 264/1
A Kumble 18-6-68-0 - Pavilion End
MA Butcher 51* (132b 6x4) MP Vaughan 137* (222b 19x4)

  71.1 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, no run
  71.2 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, no run, on the pads and short of a
        length, down the wicket comes Butcher and defends
  71.3 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, one run
  71.4 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, one run, on the off, swept down to deep
        fine leg
  71.5 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, one run
  71.6 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, FOUR, once again superb use of the feet
        as Harbhajan Singh gives the ball a bit of air, driven beautifully
        through covers

End of over 72 (7 runs) England 271/1
Harbhajan Singh 20-2-67-0 - Vauxhall End
MA Butcher 53* (136b 6x4) MP Vaughan 142* (224b 20x4)

  72.1 Bangar to Butcher, no run
  72.2 Bangar to Butcher, no run
  72.3 Bangar to Butcher, no run, fullish and on the off, swinging in,
        tucked to the on side
  72.4 Bangar to Butcher, no run
  72.5 Bangar to Butcher, no run, just short of a length and on the off,
        driven to covers
  72.6 Bangar to Butcher, one run, just short of a good length and outside
        the off, driven through covers

End of over 73 (1 run) England 272/1
SB Bangar 12-2-29-0 - Pavilion End
MA Butcher 54* (142b 6x4) MP Vaughan 142* (224b 20x4)

  73.1 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, no run
  73.2 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, no run, way down the leg side and
        spinning in to the left hander, kicked away
  73.3 Harbhajan Singh to Butcher, OUT: down the leg side, Butcher sweeps,
        the ball goes off pad, glove and the back of the bat and pops up
        to Dravid at slip, easy catch taken

       England 272/2, Partnership of 174
       MA Butcher  c Dravid b Harbhajan Singh  54 (145b 6x4 0x6)
       MP Vaughan 142* (224b 20x4) Harbhajan Singh 20.3-2-67-1

  73.4 Harbhajan Singh to Crawley, no run, on the leg stump, slipping
        further down, padded away
  73.5 Harbhajan Singh to Crawley, two runs, down the leg side, swept way
        to the fine leg region
  73.6 Harbhajan Singh to Crawley, no run, quicker and flat, defended

End of over 74 (2 runs) England 274/2
Harbhajan Singh 21-2-69-1 - Vauxhall End
MP Vaughan 142* (224b 20x4) JP Crawley 2* (3b)

  74.1 Agarkar to Vaughan, one run, just short of a length and outside the
        off, played through point
  74.2 Agarkar to Crawley, no run, just short of a length and outside the
        off, left well alone
  74.3 Agarkar to Crawley, no run, just short of a length and outside the
        off, left alone
  74.4 Agarkar to Crawley, no run, fullish and on the off, swinging in a
        touch, defended back down the wicket
  74.5 Agarkar to Crawley, no run, full and outside the off, left alone
  74.6 Agarkar to Crawley, no run, fullish and outside the off, left alone

End of over 75 (1 run) England 275/2
AB Agarkar 11-0-53-0 (1nb) - Pavilion End
MP Vaughan 143* (225b 20x4) JP Crawley 2* (8b)

  75.1 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, one run, tossed up and on the off,
        spinning in, worked away to the on side
  75.2 Harbhajan Singh to Crawley, legbye: FOUR, tossed up and on the off,
        sweep played and missed, off the pads down to fine leg
  75.3 Harbhajan Singh to Crawley, one run
  75.4 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, one run, back of a length and on the
        pads, worked away to the on side
  75.5 Harbhajan Singh to Crawley, no run
  75.6 Harbhajan Singh to Crawley, FOUR, down the leg side, swept hard to
        the fine leg fence

End of over 76 (11 runs) England 286/2
Harbhajan Singh 22-2-76-1 - Vauxhall End
MP Vaughan 145* (227b 20x4) JP Crawley 7* (12b 1x4)

  76.1 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run, full and on the off, driven to mid off
  76.2 Agarkar to Vaughan, FOUR, outside the off, played down to third
        man, Harbhajan Singh runs around on the fence, slides and kicks
        the ball to the fence
  76.3 Agarkar to Vaughan, one run
       That is 150 for Vaughan
  76.4 Agarkar to Crawley, no run, just short of a good length and on the
        off, defended
  76.5 Agarkar to Crawley, no run, on the off and full, driven to mid off
  76.6 Agarkar to Crawley, no run, just short of a length and outside the
        off, left alone

End of over 77 (5 runs) England 291/2
AB Agarkar 12-0-58-0 (1nb) - Pavilion End
MP Vaughan 150* (230b 21x4) JP Crawley 7* (15b 1x4)

  77.1 Kumble to Vaughan, no run, on the off and full, defended
  77.2 Kumble to Vaughan, no run
  77.3 Kumble to Vaughan, no run, on the off and full, driven to mid off
  77.4 Kumble to Vaughan, no run, well flgihted and on the off, defended
        carefully
  77.5 Kumble to Vaughan, no run
  77.6 Kumble to Vaughan, no run, flat and on the off, defended

End of over 78 (maiden) England 291/2
A Kumble 19-7-68-0 - Vauxhall End
JP Crawley 7* (15b 1x4) MP Vaughan 150* (236b 21x4)

  78.1 Bangar to Crawley, no run, outside the off and full, left alone to
        the keeper
  78.2 Bangar to Crawley, no run, just short of a length and on the off,
        puncghed off the back foot to cover
  78.3 Bangar to Crawley, no run, just outside the off and fullish,
        defended carefully even as the ball hits at swinging away
  78.4 Bangar to Crawley, one run
  78.5 Bangar to Vaughan, one run, full and on the stumps, played back
        past the bowler
  78.6 Bangar to Crawley, no run, just short of alength and outside the
        off, defended

End of over 79 (2 runs) England 293/2
SB Bangar 13-2-31-0 - Pavilion End
MP Vaughan 151* (237b 21x4) JP Crawley 8* (20b 1x4)

  79.1 Kumble to Vaughan, no run, tossed up and on the off, driven to mid
        off
  79.2 Kumble to Vaughan, FOUR, outside the off, fullish, swept hard to
        the square leg fence
  79.3 Kumble to Vaughan, FOUR, outside the off, steered down to the third
        man fence
  79.4 Kumble to Vaughan, no run
  79.5 Kumble to Vaughan, FOUR, outside the off, fullish, Vaughan puts a
        foot down and sweeps hard to the square leg fence
  79.6 Kumble to Vaughan, no run, fullish and on the off, defended back
        down the wicket

End of over 80 (12 runs) England 305/2
A Kumble 20-7-80-0 - Vauxhall End
JP Crawley 8* (20b 1x4) MP Vaughan 163* (243b 24x4)

       Zaheer Khan comes in to the attack as the new ball is taken
  80.1 Khan to Crawley, no run, full and way down the leg side, swinging
        further down, good diving save
  80.2 Khan to Crawley, no run, full and outside the off, shaping in a
        touch, defended
  80.3 Khan to Crawley, no run, short and very wide outside the off, left
        alone to the keeper
  80.4 Khan to Crawley, no run, full and way down the leg suide, left
        alone
  80.5 Khan to Crawley, no run, on the off and fullish, defended with bat
        and pad held close
  80.6 Khan to Crawley, no run, fullish and outside the off, loeft alone

End of over 81 (maiden) England 305/2
Z Khan 12-1-38-1 (3nb) - Pavilion End
MP Vaughan 163* (243b 24x4) JP Crawley 8* (26b 1x4)

       Agarkar to bowl
  81.1 Agarkar to Vaughan, FOUR, leg-glance
  81.2 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run, no stroke offered
  81.3 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run, hit hard into the ground
  81.4 Agarkar to Vaughan, legbye: one run, fielded by Bangar
  81.5 Agarkar to Crawley, FOUR, just outside leg, turned past square-leg
  81.6 Agarkar to Crawley, one run

End of over 82 (10 runs) England 315/2
AB Agarkar 13-0-67-0 (1nb) - Vauxhall End
JP Crawley 13* (28b 2x4) MP Vaughan 167* (247b 25x4)

  82.1 Khan to Crawley, no run, middle and off, hit on the pad, but quite
        high up, big appeal
  82.2 Khan to Crawley, no run, fielded by Ratra
  82.3 Khan to Crawley, legbye: one run
  82.4 Khan to Vaughan, no run, outside off, played and missed, going down
        on one knee
  82.5 Khan to Vaughan, no run, outside off, taken by the 'keeper
  82.6 Khan to Vaughan, no run, inswinger, hit on pad, runs to Tendulkar
        at square-leg

End of over 83 (2 runs, maiden) England 317/2
Z Khan 13-2-39-1 (3nb) - Pavilion End
JP Crawley 13* (31b 2x4) MP Vaughan 167* (250b 25x4)

       Still bright sunshine at The Oval
       pretty much a capacity crowd for the first day of the final Test
  83.1 Agarkar to Crawley, no run, played to mid-off
  83.2 Agarkar to Crawley, no run, played to Bangar at square-leg
  83.3 Agarkar to Crawley, no run, forward defensive to mid-on
  83.4 Agarkar to Crawley, no run, outside off, Crawley keeps his bat well
        out of the way
  83.5 Agarkar to Crawley, no run, firmly off the back foot but straight
        to fielder at extra-cover
  83.6 Agarkar to Crawley, no run, played to mid-off

End of over 84 (maiden) England 317/2
AB Agarkar 14-1-67-0 (1nb) - Vauxhall End
MP Vaughan 167* (250b 25x4) JP Crawley 13* (37b 2x4)

  84.1 Khan to Vaughan, one run
  84.2 Khan to Crawley, one run, glances it to long-leg
  84.3 Khan to Vaughan, FOUR, outside off, fluent cover drive
  84.4 Khan to Vaughan, one run, through mid-wicket, finds the gap and
        Agarkar/Tendulkar have to chase
  84.5 Khan to Crawley, no run, outside off, no stroke offered, Ratra
        fields
  84.6 Khan to Crawley, no run, coming round the wicket, but same as last
        ball, outside off and left alone

End of over 85 (7 runs) England 324/2
Z Khan 14-2-46-1 (3nb) - Pavilion End
MP Vaughan 173* (253b 26x4) JP Crawley 14* (40b 2x4)

       Another 5 overs before everyone goes home for the day, so we should
        finish almost exactly at the scheduled time of 6pm
  85.1 Agarkar to Vaughan, FOUR, short ball which is punished despite
        Sehwag's efforts on the cover boundary
  85.2 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run, down leg side, appeal from some of the
        Indian fielders who believe it has touched the pad
  85.3 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run, played to extra-cover
  85.4 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run, driven but straight to mid-off fielder
  85.5 Agarkar to Vaughan, one run, short, through mid-wicket, fielded on
        the boundary though so three runs saved
  85.6 Agarkar to Crawley, no run

End of over 86 (5 runs) England 329/2
AB Agarkar 15-1-72-0 (1nb) - Vauxhall End
MP Vaughan 178* (258b 27x4) JP Crawley 14* (41b 2x4)

  86.1 Khan to Vaughan, no run, outside off, ignored by Vaughan
  86.2 Khan to Vaughan, no run, outside off, no attempt at that either
  86.3 Khan to Vaughan, one run, on the off-stump, pushed to Sehwag
  86.4 Khan to Crawley, (noball) no run, outside off, no stroke played
  86.4 Khan to Crawley, one run, flicked to Tendulkar who almost stops it
        cleanly
  86.5 Khan to Vaughan, no run, forward defensive along the ground to mid-
        off
  86.6 Khan to Vaughan, no run, forward defensive into the covers

End of over 87 (3 runs) England 332/2
Z Khan 15-2-49-1 (4nb) - Pavilion End
JP Crawley 15* (43b 2x4) MP Vaughan 179* (263b 27x4)

       Bangar to bowl
  87.1 Bangar to Crawley, no run, outside off, Crawley leaves it alone
  87.2 Bangar to Crawley, no run, played back up the pitch
  87.3 Bangar to Crawley, no run, on off-stump, forward defensive back to
        the bowler
  87.4 Bangar to Crawley, no run, driven to mid-on
  87.5 Bangar to Crawley, no run, forward defensive
  87.6 Bangar to Crawley, no run, turned to square-leg

End of over 88 (maiden) England 332/2
SB Bangar 14-3-31-0 - Vauxhall End
MP Vaughan 179* (263b 27x4) JP Crawley 15* (49b 2x4)

       Couple more overs to go tonight
       Ganguly to have a bowl now
  88.1 Ganguly to Vaughan, one run, to third-man
  88.2 Ganguly to Crawley, no run, backward defensive, fielded by Ganguly
        off his own bowling
  88.3 Ganguly to Crawley, no run, on middle and off, defensive stroke
  88.4 Ganguly to Crawley, no run, outside off, left alone again
  88.5 Ganguly to Crawley, one run, to long-leg
  88.6 Ganguly to Vaughan, one run, to square-leg to keep the strike for
        the final over

End of over 89 (3 runs) England 335/2
SC Ganguly 2-0-4-0 - Pavilion End
MP Vaughan 181* (265b 27x4) JP Crawley 16* (53b 2x4)

       Shadows lengthening at the Oval, autumn rapidly arriving in the UK
        at the moment
       also quite a brisk breeze blowing across the ground, despite the
        bright sunshine
       and its going to be Tendulkar to bowl the final over
  89.1 Tendulkar to Vaughan, one run, chopped down to third-man
  89.2 Tendulkar to Crawley, no run, outside off, Ratra fields
  89.3 Tendulkar to Crawley, no run, on off stump, played back to the
        bowler
  89.4 Tendulkar to Crawley, no run, outside off again
  89.5 Tendulkar to Crawley, no run, and again
       last ball coming up..
  89.6 Tendulkar to Crawley, no run, forward defensive to extra-cover

End of over 90 (1 run) England 336/2
SR Tendulkar 2-0-4-0 - Vauxhall End
MP Vaughan 182* (266b 27x4) JP Crawley 16* (58b 2x4)

       Crawley goes to shake Vaughan's hand
       crowd applauds Vaughan all the way off the field
       raises his bat to each part of the ground
       so a very good day for England after winning the toss here at The
        Oval

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       Hello and welcome to the start of the second day's play of this
        deciding Test at the Oval
       England are in a dominant position thanks to that man who can
        hardly puit a foot wrong - Michael Vaughan
       A polished unbeaten 182 on the first day from Vaughan took England
        to 336/2
       The action us about to get under way here - it's Vaughan to face
        and Agarkar to bowl
  90.1 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run, full and far outside the off, the ball
        swings further away, left alone
  90.2 Agarkar to Vaughan, FOUR, overpitched and outside the off, Vaughan
        continues from where he left off, scintillating cover drive, the
        ball races to the fence
  90.3 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run, fullish and oputside the off, left
        alone
  90.4 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run
  90.5 Agarkar to Vaughan, FOUR, outside the off and good length, there's
        no third man, Vaughan punches the ball down past the slips cordon
        to the fence, more runs for Vaughan!
  90.6 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run, on the off and full again, defended

End of over 91 (8 runs) England 344/2
AB Agarkar 16-1-80-0 (1nb) - Pavilion End
JP Crawley 16* (58b 2x4) MP Vaughan 190* (272b 29x4)

  91.1 Khan to Crawley, no run
  91.2 Khan to Crawley, no run
  91.3 Khan to Crawley, no run, down the leg side, left alone to the
        keeper
  91.4 Khan to Crawley, no run, down the leg side and swinging further
        away, left alone
       Zaheer Khan has been warned by umpire Asoka de Silva for running on
        the danger area
  91.5 Khan to Crawley, no run
  91.6 Khan to Crawley, no run, fullish and just outside the off stump,
        left alone with ease to the keeper, end of a wayward over from
        Zaheer Khan

End of over 92 (maiden) England 344/2
Z Khan 16-2-49-1 (4nb) - Vauxhall End
MP Vaughan 190* (272b 29x4) JP Crawley 16* (64b 2x4)

  92.1 Agarkar to Vaughan, two runs, outside the off, worked away to third
        man with ease, there is a fielder there now
  92.2 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run
  92.3 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run
  92.4 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run, outside the off and good length,
        perhaps the first decent ball today, edged and the ball falls
        short of Laxman in the slips
  92.5 Agarkar to Vaughan, three runs, driven bvack past the bowler well,
        Vaughan looks so good when he presents the full face of the bat
  92.6 Agarkar to Crawley, no run, fullish and on the off, shaping in a
        touch, the ball comes in and goes off the bat to point

End of over 93 (5 runs) England 349/2
AB Agarkar 17-1-85-0 (1nb) - Pavilion End
MP Vaughan 195* (277b 29x4) JP Crawley 16* (65b 2x4)

  93.1 Khan to Vaughan, no run
  93.2 Khan to Vaughan, OUT: once again Vaughan pushes at the ball awaty
        from the ody, this time the edge carries to a diving Ratra

       England 349/3, Partnership of 77
       MP Vaughan  c Ratra b Khan  195 (279b 29x4 0x6)
       JP Crawley 16* (65b 2x4) Z Khan 16.2-2-49-2 (4nb)

       One must feel for Vaughan, gone again in the 190s. It has been yet
        another classical innings and he sure ley deserved a 200 here
       Applause for a magnificent innings anyway!
  93.3 Khan to Hussain, no run
  93.4 Khan to Hussain, FOUR, fullish and a bit of width, smashed through
        covers
  93.5 Khan to Hussain, no run
  93.6 Khan to Hussain, no run

End of over 94 (4 runs) England 353/3
Z Khan 17-2-53-2 (4nb) - Vauxhall End
JP Crawley 16* (65b 2x4) N Hussain 4* (4b 1x4)

  94.1 Agarkar to Crawley, no run, just short of a length and outside the
        off, left well alone
  94.2 Agarkar to Crawley, no run, on the off and straight this time,
        defended back down the track with a dead straight bat
  94.3 Agarkar to Crawley, no run, just short of a good length and on the
        off, defended once more
  94.4 Agarkar to Crawley, no run, just short of a good length and on the
        stumps, worked away to the on side
  94.5 Agarkar to Crawley, no run, fullish, shaping in just a touch and
        wide of the stumps, left alone watchfully
  94.6 Agarkar to Crawley, no run, on the stumps and straight, defended

End of over 95 (maiden) England 353/3
AB Agarkar 18-2-85-0 (1nb) - Pavilion End
N Hussain 4* (4b 1x4) JP Crawley 16* (71b 2x4)

  95.1 Khan to Hussain, one run, fullish and on the off, Hussain opens the
        face of the bat and woirks the ball down to the tthird man area
  95.2 Khan to Crawley, no run, just short of a good length and outside
        the off, left alone to the keeper
  95.3 Khan to Crawley, no run, full and down the leg side, swinging
        further away, waste of effort, left alone
  95.4 Khan to Crawley, no run, on the off this time and full, defended
  95.5 Khan to Crawley, no run, just short of a good length and outside
        the off, left well alone
  95.6 Khan to Crawley, no run, just short of a good length and on the
        opff, the ball comes back in a touch after hitting the deck and
        Crawley takes the ball on the body

End of over 96 (1 run) England 354/3
Z Khan 18-2-54-2 (4nb) - Vauxhall End
N Hussain 5* (5b 1x4) JP Crawley 16* (76b 2x4)

  96.1 Agarkar to Hussain, no run, just short of a length and outside the
        off, shaping away, left alone
  96.2 Agarkar to Hussain, no run, just short of a good length and on the
        stumps, played back down the wickwet with soft hands
  96.3 Agarkar to Hussain, one run, good length ball outside the off,
        slanted down to third man for a single
  96.4 Agarkar to Crawley, FOUR, short of a length and enough width
        outside the off for Crawley to go back and across and cream the
        ball to the cover fence
  96.5 Agarkar to Crawley, FOUR, just short of a length again but down the
        leg side this time, Crawley walks across his stumps and flicks the
        ball fine to the fenvce
  96.6 Agarkar to Crawley, no run, good length ball on nthe stumps,
        defended

End of over 97 (9 runs) England 363/3
AB Agarkar 19-2-94-0 (1nb) - Pavilion End
N Hussain 6* (8b 1x4) JP Crawley 24* (79b 4x4)

  97.1 Khan to Hussain, no run
  97.2 Khan to Hussain, no run, short ball outside the off, the ball
        swings further wide, left alone by the batsman
  97.3 Khan to Hussain, no run
  97.4 Khan to Hussain, no run
  97.5 Khan to Hussain, no run, full and on the off, defended
  97.6 Khan to Hussain, one run, short ball down the leg side, pulled to
        deep fine leg

End of over 98 (1 run) England 364/3
Z Khan 19-2-55-2 (4nb) - Vauxhall End
N Hussain 7* (14b 1x4) JP Crawley 24* (79b 4x4)

       Bangar replaces the expensive Agarkar
  98.1 Bangar to Hussain, no run, fullish and on the off, defended
  98.2 Bangar to Hussain, no run, just short of a length and outside the
        off, shaping away a touch, left alone to the keeper
  98.3 Bangar to Hussain, no run, on the off and full, defended
  98.4 Bangar to Hussain, no run, on the off and full, driven back to the
        bowler
  98.5 Bangar to Hussain, no run
  98.6 Bangar to Hussain, no run, fullish and on the off, defended

End of over 99 (maiden) England 364/3
SB Bangar 15-4-31-0 - Pavilion End
JP Crawley 24* (79b 4x4) N Hussain 7* (20b 1x4)

  99.1 Khan to Crawley, no run, fullish and outside the off, slanting away
        from the bat, left alone
  99.2 Khan to Crawley, no run, just short of a length and down the leg
        side, left alone
  99.3 Khan to Crawley, no run
  99.4 Khan to Crawley, one run
  99.5 Khan to Hussain, no run, good length ball on the off, defended with
        soft hands towards the man at cover
  99.6 Khan to Hussain, legbye: one run

End of over 100 (2 runs) England 366/3
Z Khan 20-2-56-2 (4nb) - Vauxhall End
N Hussain 7* (22b 1x4) JP Crawley 25* (83b 4x4)

 100.1 Bangar to Hussain, no run, fullish and on the off, good line and
 100.2 Bangar to Hussain, no run, once again the perfect line and length
        and the ball shapes away from the bat late, left alone to the
        keeper
 100.3 Bangar to Hussain, no run, on the leg and middle this time, the
        ball comes in a touch, tucked away to the on side
 100.4 Bangar to Hussain, no run, on the off, swinging away a touch, left
        alone once more
 100.5 Bangar to Hussain, no run, once again a Bangar stock ball, on the
        off, just short of a length and hinting to shape away, deended
 100.6 Bangar to Hussain, no run

End of over 101 (maiden) England 366/3
SB Bangar 16-5-31-0 - Pavilion End
JP Crawley 25* (83b 4x4) N Hussain 7* (28b 1x4)

 101.1 Khan to Crawley, no run
 101.2 Khan to Crawley, no run
 101.3 Khan to Crawley, one run, worked away to deep fine leg
 101.4 Khan to Hussain, no run, just short of a length and on the off,
        defended with soft hands to the man at point
 101.5 Khan to Hussain, no run
 101.6 Khan to Hussain, no run

End of over 102 (1 run) England 367/3
Z Khan 21-2-57-2 (4nb) - Vauxhall End
JP Crawley 26* (86b 4x4) N Hussain 7* (31b 1x4)

 102.1 Bangar to Crawley, OUT: just short of a length and on the stumps,
        every ball has swung away so far, this one holds its line, Crawley
        plays and misses, the ball raps the pad, loud shout and given!
        that was good bowling from Bangar

       England 367/4, Partnership of 18
       JP Crawley  lbw b Bangar  26 (87b 4x4 0x6)
       N Hussain 7* (31b 1x4) SB Bangar 16.1-5-31-1

 102.2 Bangar to Stewart, no run
 102.3 Bangar to Stewart, one run
 102.4 Bangar to Hussain, one run
 102.5 Bangar to Stewart, no run
 102.6 Bangar to Stewart, no run

End of over 103 (2 runs) England 369/4
SB Bangar 17-5-33-1 - Pavilion End
N Hussain 8* (32b 1x4) AJ Stewart 1* (4b)

 103.1 Khan to Hussain, no run, good length ball on the off, swings away
        late at the last moment, played at and missed, through to the
        keeper
 103.2 Khan to Hussain, two runs, back of a length and on the pads, tucked
        away to the on side
 103.3 Khan to Hussain, no run, back of a length and on the pads, tucked
        to the on side
 103.4 Khan to Hussain, no run, good length ball on the off, defended
 103.5 Khan to Hussain, no run, fullish and on the stumps, defended to the
        on side
 103.6 Khan to Hussain, no run, attempted yorker on the stumps, well dug
        out

End of over 104 (2 runs) England 371/4
Z Khan 22-2-59-2 (4nb) - Vauxhall End
AJ Stewart 1* (4b) N Hussain 10* (38b 1x4)

 104.1 Bangar to Stewart, no run, fullish and on the off, defended
 104.2 Bangar to Stewart, no run, good length ball on the off, defended to
        the off side
 104.3 Bangar to Stewart, no run, just short of a length and on the
        stumps, tapped to the on side
       Rain comes down quite hard here and the umpires take the players
        off the field at once
       They need to do so in order to get the covers on as quick as
        possible and prevent any damage to the pitch
       Strangely enough, even before the players can reach the boundary
        ropes the two umpires confer and then they seem to say, play on!
       Strange sequence of events this, but the men bringing the covers on
        have been waved back to their places and the game goes on!
 104.4 Bangar to Stewart, one run
 104.5 Bangar to Hussain, no run, full and on the off, swinging away a
        touch, defended with care
 104.6 Bangar to Hussain, no run

End of over 105 (1 run) England 372/4
SB Bangar 18-5-34-1 - Pavilion End
AJ Stewart 2* (8b) N Hussain 10* (40b 1x4)

 105.1 Agarkar to Stewart, no run
 105.2 Agarkar to Stewart, no run, just short of a length and outside the
        off, left well alone
 105.3 Agarkar to Stewart, no run, full and far outside the off, swinging
        away from the right hander, left well alone
 105.4 Agarkar to Stewart, no run, on the off and slanting in, defended to
        the on side
 105.5 Agarkar to Stewart, no run, just short of a length and swinging
        away late, left alone
 105.6 Agarkar to Stewart, no run

End of over 106 (maiden) England 372/4
AB Agarkar 20-3-94-0 (1nb) - Vauxhall End
N Hussain 10* (40b 1x4) AJ Stewart 2* (14b)

 106.1 Bangar to Hussain, no run
 106.2 Bangar to Hussain, no run
 106.3 Bangar to Hussain, OUT: full and on the of, the ball swings away a
        touch, Hussain flashes, the ball goes off the edge to Laxman at
        slip who juggles the ball but catches

       England 372/5, Partnership of 5
       N Hussain  c Laxman b Bangar  10 (43b 1x4 0x6)
       AJ Stewart 2* (14b) SB Bangar 18.3-5-34-2

       Bangar rewarded for bowling a terrific line and length here this
        morning
 106.4 Bangar to Cork, legbye: one run, full and straight, swinging in
        late, played at and missed, rapped on the pad
 106.5 Bangar to Stewart, no run, short ball on the off, pulled to the man
        at short midwicket
 106.6 Bangar to Stewart, no run

End of over 107 (1 run, maiden) England 373/5
SB Bangar 19-6-34-2 - Pavilion End
DG Cork 0* (1b) AJ Stewart 2* (16b)

 107.1 Kumble to Cork, FOUR, short of a length and outside the off,
        punched through covers in fine style
 107.2 Kumble to Cork, one run
 107.3 Kumble to Stewart, no run
       Ganguly goes off the field for some treatment
 107.4 Kumble to Stewart, no run, full, straight and flat, defended
 107.5 Kumble to Stewart, no run, tossed up a bit more but still full and
        on the off, defended
 107.6 Kumble to Stewart, no run

End of over 108 (5 runs) England 378/5
A Kumble 21-7-85-0 - Vauxhall End
DG Cork 5* (3b 1x4) AJ Stewart 2* (20b)

 108.1 Bangar to Cork, no run, full and on the off, defended
 108.2 Bangar to Cork, no run, full and outside the off, eft alone
 108.3 Bangar to Cork, one run
 108.4 Bangar to Stewart, no run
 108.5 Bangar to Stewart, no run, fullish and outside the off, left alone
 108.6 Bangar to Stewart, no run, just short of a length and outside the
        off, left well alone

End of over 109 (1 run) England 379/5
SB Bangar 20-6-35-2 - Pavilion End
DG Cork 6* (6b 1x4) AJ Stewart 2* (23b)

 109.1 Kumble to Cork, bye: FOUR, down the leg side and the ball misses
        everyone
 109.2 Kumble to Cork, no run
 109.3 Kumble to Cork, no run, on the off again and full, defended
        carefully
 109.4 Kumble to Cork, no run, tossed up a bit more, slower and down the
        leg side, defended with soft hands
 109.5 Kumble to Cork, no run, on the off and flat, defended
 109.6 Kumble to Cork, no run

End of over 110 (4 runs, maiden) England 383/5
A Kumble 22-8-85-0 - Vauxhall End
AJ Stewart 2* (23b) DG Cork 6* (12b 1x4)

 110.1 Bangar to Stewart, no run
 110.2 Bangar to Stewart, two runs, full and outside the off, flashed
        through point
 110.3 Bangar to Stewart, two runs, on the off and full, Stewart drives,
        the ball goes off the edge and falls to the ground just short of
        Sehwag at slip, that was a half chance
 110.4 Bangar to Stewart, no run
 110.5 Bangar to Stewart, no run, just short of a good length and on the
        off, defended
 110.6 Bangar to Stewart, no run, fullish and outside the off, shaping
        away, left alone

End of over 111 (4 runs) England 387/5
SB Bangar 21-6-39-2 - Pavilion End
DG Cork 6* (12b 1x4) AJ Stewart 6* (29b)

       Ganguly is back on the field and has decided yo bowl as well
 111.1 Ganguly to Cork, no run, fullish and outside the off, left alone
 111.2 Ganguly to Cork, no run
 111.3 Ganguly to Cork, no run, slow and on the stumps, defended back down
        the wicket carefully`Cork and Anguly have a bit of a glare and a
        chat at the end of the ball
 111.4 Ganguly to Cork, no run, back of a length and on the pads, once
        more the ball runs away to the on siude
 111.5 Ganguly to Cork, no run, full and on the off, driven to the man at
        cover
 111.6 Ganguly to Cork, no run

End of over 112 (maiden) England 387/5
SC Ganguly 3-1-4-0 - Vauxhall End
AJ Stewart 6* (29b) DG Cork 6* (18b 1x4)

 112.1 Bangar to Stewart, no run, just short of a good length and outside
        the off, left well alone
 112.2 Bangar to Stewart, no run
 112.3 Bangar to Stewart, no run, full and a bit straighter, defended to
        the on side
 112.4 Bangar to Stewart, no run
 112.5 Bangar to Stewart, no run, fullish and on the off, a hint of away
        swing, tqapped to the on side
 112.6 Bangar to Stewart, no run, fuller still and on the off, tapped to
        the on side

End of over 113 (maiden) England 387/5
SB Bangar 22-7-39-2 - Pavilion End
DG Cork 6* (18b 1x4) AJ Stewart 6* (35b)

 113.1 Ganguly to Cork, one run, just short of a length and angling into
        the pads, whipped away to the on side
 113.2 Ganguly to Stewart, no run, outside the off, just a hint of away
        swing, left alone to the keeper
 113.3 Ganguly to Stewart, (noball) no run
 113.3 Ganguly to Stewart, no run
 113.4 Ganguly to Stewart, no run
 113.5 Ganguly to Stewart, legbye: one run, slight movement into the
        batsman, and Stewart gets it on the pads. The ball runs away to
        third man for a leg bye.
 113.6 Ganguly to Cork, no run, left alone outside the off, the ball
        moving nicely for both Ganguly and Bangar here.

End of over 114 (3 runs) England 390/5
SC Ganguly 4-1-6-0 (1nb) - Vauxhall End
AJ Stewart 6* (40b) DG Cork 7* (20b 1x4)

 114.1 Harbhajan Singh to Stewart, no run, flighted, and Stewart comes
        well forward and defends.
       A silly point brought in for the last over before lunch.
 114.2 Harbhajan Singh to Stewart, one run, played to leg, just wide of
        mid-on, for a single.
 114.3 Harbhajan Singh to Cork, no run, Cork pads up at the delivery
        obdurately.
 114.4 Harbhajan Singh to Cork, one run, played to third man for a single.
 114.5 Harbhajan Singh to Stewart, no run
 114.6 Harbhajan Singh to Stewart, one run, sharp turn for Harbhajan, and
        Stewart plays it with the spin to square legf or a single.

End of over 115 (3 runs) England 393/5
Harbhajan Singh 23-3-79-1 - Pavilion End
AJ Stewart 8* (44b) DG Cork 8* (22b 1x4)

       The umpires decide on one more over.
 115.1 Kumble to Stewart, no run, drifting down the legside, taken nicely
        by Ratra outside the leg stump.
 115.2 Kumble to Stewart, no run, more on target this time, and a hint of
        turn is stifled easily by Stewart, playing forward in defence.
 115.3 Kumble to Stewart, no run, short and patted back to the bowler
        easily.
 115.4 Kumble to Stewart, no run, rapped on the pads as Stewart blocks,
        but the umpire turns down Ratra's loud appeal.
 115.5 Kumble to Stewart, no run, driven to cover.
 115.6 Kumble to Stewart, no run, played away to the offside for no run.

End of over 116 (maiden) England 393/5
A Kumble 23-9-85-0 - Vauxhall End
DG Cork 8* (22b 1x4) AJ Stewart 8* (50b)

       And the umpires call lunch, after 26 overs in the session. The four
        over deficit for the session won't bother the Idnains so much,
        especially since three wickets fell in the session.
       Michael Vaughan unlucky yet againt o miss out on a double century
        after a fine knock, but his innings has given Enland a decisive
        upper hand.
       India have gamely clawed their way back into the game, though, and
        the unlikely hero of the morning has been Sanjay Bangar, who
        picked two wickets.

Match State: Lunch - Day 2

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       The players are back on the field
 116.1 Bangar to Cork, no run, fullish and on the pads, the ball swings in
        to the pads, played andmissed, was a sharp indipper that
 116.2 Bangar to Cork, no run, full and straight, played back down the
        wicket
 116.3 Bangar to Cork, no run, fullish and on the off, swinging away
        towards the slips cordon, driven to mid off
 116.4 Bangar to Cork, no run, on a line and length, defended
 116.5 Bangar to Cork, no run, full and wide outside the off, driven to
        wide mid off
 116.6 Bangar to Cork, no run

End of over 117 (maiden) England 393/5
SB Bangar 23-8-39-2 - Pavilion End
AJ Stewart 8* (49b) DG Cork 8* (28b 1x4)

 117.1 Khan to Stewart, no run
 117.2 Khan to Stewart, no run
 117.3 Khan to Stewart, no run, fullish and on the off, swinging in a
        touch late, played back down the wicket
 117.4 Khan to Stewart, no run
 117.5 Khan to Stewart, no run
 117.6 Khan to Stewart, no run

End of over 118 (maiden) England 393/5
Z Khan 23-3-59-2 (4nb) - Vauxhall End
DG Cork 8* (28b 1x4) AJ Stewart 8* (55b)

 118.1 Bangar to Cork, FOUR, down the leg side and full, that's a bad ball
        from Bangar - the first - flicked away to deep backward square leg
 118.2 Bangar to Cork, FOUR, half volley outside the off, driven
        beautifully through the covers, cracking shot that
 118.3 Bangar to Cork, no run, slightly short of a length and outside the
        off, left alone
 118.4 Bangar to Cork, no run
 118.5 Bangar to Cork, one run
 118.6 Bangar to Stewart, no run, fullish and wide outside the off, left
        alone

End of over 119 (9 runs) England 402/5
SB Bangar 24-8-48-2 - Pavilion End
DG Cork 17* (33b 3x4) AJ Stewart 8* (56b)

 119.1 Khan to Cork, no run, just short of a length and down the leg side,
        left alone
 119.2 Khan to Cork, no run, back of a length and on the pads, tapped to
        the on side
 119.3 Khan to Cork, no run, just short of a length and on the pads,
        played to the on side and missed, off the pads to the on side
 119.4 Khan to Cork, no run
 119.5 Khan to Cork, legbye: one run
 119.6 Khan to Stewart, no run

End of over 120 (1 run, maiden) England 403/5
Z Khan 24-4-59-2 (4nb) - Vauxhall End
DG Cork 17* (38b 3x4) AJ Stewart 8* (57b)

 120.1 Agarkar to Cork, FOUR, overpitched and on the pads, whipped away
        with ease to the on side fence, that's another bad ball from
        Agarkar
 120.2 Agarkar to Cork, FOUR, short ball on the off, Cork sees it early,
        rocks back into place and pulls the ball viciously to the
        midwicket fence
 120.3 Agarkar to Cork, two runs, full and on the off, driven on the up,
        falls just short of Kumble at short cover
 120.4 Agarkar to Cork, no run, full and on the off, defended with care
        back down the wicket
 120.5 Agarkar to Cork, no run
 120.6 Agarkar to Cork, no run

End of over 121 (10 runs) England 413/5
AB Agarkar 21-3-104-0 (1nb) - Pavilion End
AJ Stewart 8* (57b) DG Cork 27* (44b 5x4)

 121.1 Khan to Stewart, FOUR, down the leg side and full, flicked away
        with precision to the fine leg fence
 121.2 Khan to Stewart, no run
 121.3 Khan to Stewart, no run, full and on the off, driven to mid off
        where the ball is fumbled
 121.4 Khan to Stewart, no run, overpitched and outside the off, driven
        inside out to cover
 121.5 Khan to Stewart, two runs, back of a length and sliding ointo the
        pads, worked away to the on side
 121.6 Khan to Stewart, legbye: one run, once again full and on the pads,
        played at and missed, off the pads to the on side

End of over 122 (7 runs) England 420/5
Z Khan 25-4-65-2 (4nb) - Vauxhall End
AJ Stewart 14* (64b 1x4) DG Cork 27* (44b 5x4)

 122.1 Agarkar to Stewart, no run, outside the off, left alone
 122.2 Agarkar to Stewart, legbye: FOUR, down the leg side and full, more
        erratic stuff from Agarkar, played at and missed, the ball runs
        away for yet another boundary
 122.3 Agarkar to Stewart, no run, full and far outside the off, left
        alone
 122.4 Agarkar to Stewart, no run
 122.5 Agarkar to Stewart, legbye: one run
 122.6 Agarkar to Cork, no run

End of over 123 (5 runs, maiden) England 425/5
AB Agarkar 22-4-104-0 (1nb) - Pavilion End
AJ Stewart 14* (69b 1x4) DG Cork 27* (45b 5x4)

 123.1 Khan to Stewart, no run, far down the leg side and swinging wildly,
        Ratra dives well and saves
 123.2 Khan to Stewart, two runs, just short of a good length and on the
        off, punched to cover where Harbhajan Singh fumbles
 123.3 Khan to Stewart, two runs, overpitched and on the pads Stewart wont
        miss out on that, flicked to deep midwicket
 123.4 Khan to Stewart, one run
 123.5 Khan to Cork, no run
 123.6 Khan to Cork, no run, just short of a length and on the off,
        punched to cover

End of over 124 (5 runs) England 430/5
Z Khan 26-4-70-2 (4nb) - Vauxhall End
AJ Stewart 19* (72b 1x4) DG Cork 27* (47b 5x4)

 124.1 Harbhajan Singh to Stewart, no run, full and on the pads, tapped to
        the on side
 124.2 Harbhajan Singh to Stewart, no run
 124.3 Harbhajan Singh to Stewart, FOUR, well flighted and outside the
        off, Stewart opens the face of the bat and steers the ball down to
        the third man fence
 124.4 Harbhajan Singh to Stewart, OUT: tossed up and outside the off, the
        straighter one, it fizzes through nicely, the ball takes the edge
        and goes to the keeper

       England 434/6, Partnership of 62
       AJ Stewart  c Ratra b Harbhajan Singh  23 (76b 2x4 0x6)
       DG Cork 27* (47b 5x4) Harbhajan Singh 23.4-3-83-2

 124.5 Harbhajan Singh to Tudor, no run
 124.6 Harbhajan Singh to Tudor, no run, tossed up and down the leg side,
        left alone

End of over 125 (4 runs) England 434/6
Harbhajan Singh 24-3-83-2 - Pavilion End
DG Cork 27* (47b 5x4) AJ Tudor 0* (2b)

 125.1 Khan to Cork, no run, on the pads, full and quick, loud shout for
        both the lbw and the catch close in, not out says the umpire
 125.2 Khan to Cork, no run, just back of a length and outside the off,
        driven to cover
 125.3 Khan to Cork, FOUR, overpitched and outside the off, Cork laces the
        ball through coivers in fine style
 125.4 Khan to Cork, one run
 125.5 Khan to Tudor, no run, full and outside the off, left al
 125.6 Khan to Tudor, no run, full and down the leg side, left alone to
        the keeper

End of over 126 (5 runs) England 439/6
Z Khan 27-4-75-2 (4nb) - Vauxhall End
DG Cork 32* (51b 6x4) AJ Tudor 0* (4b)

 126.1 Harbhajan Singh to Cork, no run
 126.2 Harbhajan Singh to Cork, no run
 126.3 Harbhajan Singh to Cork, one run, tossed up and on the pads,
        flicked hard to the on side, Ganguly dives at midwicket but can't
        latch onto the chance
 126.4 Harbhajan Singh to Tudor, no run
 126.5 Harbhajan Singh to Tudor, one run
 126.6 Harbhajan Singh to Cork, two runs, on the pads and flat, tucked
        away to eep backward square leg

End of over 127 (4 runs) England 443/6
Harbhajan Singh 25-3-87-2 - Pavilion End
AJ Tudor 1* (6b) DG Cork 34* (55b 6x4)

 127.1 Agarkar to Tudor, no run, just short of a length and on the off,
        played back doiwn the wicket with soft hands
 127.2 Agarkar to Tudor, one run, overpitched and on the pads, worked away
        to deep fine leg with a turn of the wrists
 127.3 Agarkar to Cork, no run
 127.4 Agarkar to Cork, one run, just short of a good length and on the
        stumps, the ball swings in late, played to the on side
 127.5 Agarkar to Tudor, no run
 127.6 Agarkar to Tudor, no run, outside the off, left alone

End of over 128 (2 runs) England 445/6
AB Agarkar 23-4-106-0 (1nb) - Vauxhall End
DG Cork 35* (57b 6x4) AJ Tudor 2* (10b)

 128.1 Harbhajan Singh to Cork, no run, well flighted and outside the off,
        spinning in to the stumps, defended carefully
 128.2 Harbhajan Singh to Cork, no run, tossed up and on the off, defended
        with bat and pad held close together
 128.3 Harbhajan Singh to Cork, no run, on the off and full, defended to
        the on side
 128.4 Harbhajan Singh to Cork, one run
 128.5 Harbhajan Singh to Tudor, OUT: straighter one on the off, the ball
        drifts away after hitting the deck, superb ball that, the ball
        goes off the edge to the man at slip, great piece of bowling

       England 446/7, Partnership of 12
       AJ Tudor  c Dravid b Harbhajan Singh  2 (11b 0x4 0x6)
       DG Cork 36* (61b 6x4) Harbhajan Singh 25.5-3-88-3

 128.6 Harbhajan Singh to Giles, no run

End of over 129 (1 run) England 446/7
Harbhajan Singh 26-3-88-3 - Pavilion End
DG Cork 36* (61b 6x4) AF Giles 0* (1b)

 129.1 Agarkar to Cork, no run, just short of  a length and on the off,
        punched off the back foot to cover
 129.2 Agarkar to Cork, no run, full and on the off, driven to cover
 129.3 Agarkar to Cork, no run, full and on the off, driven to cover
 129.4 Agarkar to Cork, one run
 129.5 Agarkar to Giles, one run, back of a length and on the pads, tucked
        away to the on side with good use of the wrists
 129.6 Agarkar to Cork, FOUR, down the leg wide, glanced fine, Bangar runs
        around on the ropes, gets to the ball and lets it go over the
        ropes

End of over 130 (6 runs) England 452/7
AB Agarkar 24-4-112-0 (1nb) - Vauxhall End
AF Giles 1* (2b) DG Cork 41* (66b 7x4)

 130.1 Harbhajan Singh to Giles, no run
 130.2 Harbhajan Singh to Giles, one run, on the pads, spinning in, tucked
        to the on side
 130.3 Harbhajan Singh to Cork, two runs, outside the off, spinning in a
        bit, played to third man
 130.4 Harbhajan Singh to Cork, no run
 130.5 Harbhajan Singh to Cork, no run
 130.6 Harbhajan Singh to Cork, one run

End of over 131 (4 runs) England 456/7
Harbhajan Singh 27-3-92-3 - Pavilion End
DG Cork 43* (70b 7x4) AF Giles 2* (4b)

 131.1 Kumble to Cork, no run
 131.2 Kumble to Cork, no run, flat and on the off, dragged to the on side
 131.3 Kumble to Cork, no run
 131.4 Kumble to Cork, no run, full and on the of, defended back down the
        wicket
 131.5 Kumble to Cork, no run, on the off and full again, defended
 131.6 Kumble to Cork, no run

End of over 132 (maiden) England 456/7
A Kumble 24-10-85-0 - Vauxhall End
AF Giles 2* (4b) DG Cork 43* (76b 7x4)

 132.1 Harbhajan Singh to Giles, no run
 132.2 Harbhajan Singh to Giles, no run
 132.3 Harbhajan Singh to Giles, no run, well flighted and outside the
        off, defended
 132.4 Harbhajan Singh to Giles, no run, tossed up and on the off,
        defended
 132.5 Harbhajan Singh to Giles, no run
 132.6 Harbhajan Singh to Giles, no run, well flighted and on the off,
        defended with bat and pad held close together

End of over 133 (maiden) England 456/7
Harbhajan Singh 28-4-91-3 - Pavilion End
DG Cork 42* (76b 7x4) AF Giles 2* (10b)

 133.1 Kumble to Cork, no run
 133.2 Kumble to Cork, no run
 133.3 Kumble to Cork, no run
 133.4 Kumble to Cork, no run
 133.5 Kumble to Cork, no run
 133.6 Kumble to Cork, no run

End of over 134 (maiden) England 456/7
A Kumble 25-11-85-0 - Vauxhall End
AF Giles 2* (10b) DG Cork 42* (82b 7x4)

 134.1 Harbhajan Singh to Giles, no run
 134.2 Harbhajan Singh to Giles, one run
 134.3 Harbhajan Singh to Cork, one run
 134.4 Harbhajan Singh to Giles, no run
 134.5 Harbhajan Singh to Giles, no run
 134.6 Harbhajan Singh to Giles, no run

End of over 135 (2 runs) England 458/7
Harbhajan Singh 29-4-93-3 - Pavilion End
DG Cork 43* (83b 7x4) AF Giles 3* (15b)

 135.1 Kumble to Cork, no run
 135.2 Kumble to Cork, no run
 135.3 Kumble to Cork, one run
 135.4 Kumble to Giles, no run
 135.5 Kumble to Giles, no run
 135.6 Kumble to Giles, three runs

End of over 136 (4 runs) England 462/7
A Kumble 26-11-89-0 - Vauxhall End
AF Giles 6* (18b) DG Cork 44* (86b 7x4)

 136.1 Harbhajan Singh to Giles, no run
 136.2 Harbhajan Singh to Giles, no run
 136.3 Harbhajan Singh to Giles, no run
 136.4 Harbhajan Singh to Giles, no run, well flighted and on the off,
        defended carefully back down the wicket
 136.5 Harbhajan Singh to Giles, one run
 136.6 Harbhajan Singh to Cork, no run

End of over 137 (1 run) England 463/7
Harbhajan Singh 30-4-94-3 - Pavilion End
AF Giles 7* (23b) DG Cork 44* (87b 7x4)

 137.1 Kumble to Giles, no run, full and straight, on the pads, played
        down the wicket to the bowler
 137.2 Kumble to Giles, no run, full and fired into the pads, worked down
        to mid on with a wristy dab
 137.3 Kumble to Giles, one run, again speared in full on the pads, off
        the bat to the on side
 137.4 Kumble to Cork, no run
 137.5 Kumble to Cork, no run
 137.6 Kumble to Cork, no run, full and flat, on the stumps, defended back
        down the wicket

End of over 138 (1 run) England 464/7
A Kumble 27-11-90-0 - Vauxhall End
AF Giles 8* (26b) DG Cork 44* (90b 7x4)

 138.1 Harbhajan Singh to Giles, one run
 138.2 Harbhajan Singh to Cork, no run, well flighted and on the off,
        defended
 138.3 Harbhajan Singh to Cork, FOUR, down the leg side, clipped away
        easily to the fine leg fence, more of a sweep really, but slightly
        unorthodox
 138.4 Harbhajan Singh to Cork, one run, tossed up and outside the off,
        defended with soft hands, quick single stolen
 138.5 Harbhajan Singh to Giles, no run
 138.6 Harbhajan Singh to Giles, no run, flat and on the off, defended
        with bat and pad held close together

End of over 139 (6 runs) England 470/7
Harbhajan Singh 31-4-100-3 - Pavilion End
DG Cork 49* (95b 8x4) AF Giles 9* (29b)

 139.1 Kumble to Cork, legbye: FOUR, tickles the pads and off to fine leg
 139.2 Kumble to Cork, no run, prods a flighted ball toe\wards gully
 139.3 Kumble to Cork, no run, on the pads, stretching forward and ump de
        Silva says no, possibly too high
 139.4 Kumble to Cork, one run, a nice tickle to fine leg anf his fifty
        there too
 139.5 Kumble to Giles, no run, pitched up and he looks at the ball all
        the way to defend
 139.6 Kumble to Giles, no run, defends to short leg

End of over 140 (5 runs) England 475/7
A Kumble 28-11-91-0 - Vauxhall End
DG Cork 50* (99b 8x4) AF Giles 9* (31b)

       Cork's fifty off 99 balls has really done a lot of good for England
        today
 140.1 Harbhajan Singh to Cork, no run, pushed to mid on
 140.2 Harbhajan Singh to Cork, no run, forward in defence no gap at all
 140.3 Harbhajan Singh to Cork, no run, defends to short leg
 140.4 Harbhajan Singh to Cork, one run, outside off and he moves his leg
        there to paddle it to leg
 140.5 Harbhajan Singh to Giles, no run, another good ball on length,
        defends reaching for it
 140.6 Harbhajan Singh to Giles, no run, another prodded block towards
        gully

End of over 141 (1 run) England 476/7
Harbhajan Singh 32-4-101-3 - Pavilion End
DG Cork 51* (103b 8x4) AF Giles 9* (33b)

 141.1 Kumble to Cork, no run, a mild inquiry, had hit pads well forward
 141.2 Kumble to Cork, no run, a pitched up ball on middle, defends
 141.3 Kumble to Cork, no run, short of a length, has the time to guide it
        to backward point
 141.4 Kumble to Cork, no run, defends to leg
 141.5 Kumble to Cork, no run, reaches outside off and fends to gully
 141.6 Kumble to Cork, one run, turned to fine leg as he'd drifted to leg
        stump

End of over 142 (1 run) England 477/7
A Kumble 29-11-92-0 - Vauxhall End
DG Cork 52* (109b 8x4) AF Giles 9* (33b)

 142.1 Harbhajan Singh to Cork, no run, flatter ball on off stump, pushes
        it to cover
 142.2 Harbhajan Singh to Cork, no run, flat ball again has to move to it
        and defend on the off
 142.3 Harbhajan Singh to Cork, OUT: Gone! on the toe, was a faster ball
        and a full toss too, missed it trying to flick to leg and Cork
        after a magnifient innings walks back, he should remember this one
        a long time

       England 477/8, Partnership of 31
       DG Cork  lbw b Harbhajan Singh  52 (112b 8x4 0x6)
       AF Giles 9* (33b) Harbhajan Singh 32.3-4-101-4

       We have the fastie Caddick to do his batting now
 142.4 Harbhajan Singh to Caddick, no run, another good yrker, Caddick
        seemed to know and dug it out to leg
 142.5 Harbhajan Singh to Caddick, no run, comes forward and smothers the
        spin, fizzles to the slips
 142.6 Harbhajan Singh to Caddick, no run, tossed up now and fended to
        gully

End of over 143 (maiden) England 477/8
Harbhajan Singh 33-5-101-4 - Pavilion End
AF Giles 9* (33b) AR Caddick 0* (3b)

 143.1 Kumble to Giles, no run, full and on the off, defended back down
        the wicket
 143.2 Kumble to Giles, no run, full and on the stumps, defended
 143.3 Kumble to Giles, one run
 143.4 Kumble to Caddick, no run
 143.5 Kumble to Caddick, no run, on the off and middle, played at and
        missed, off the pads
 143.6 Kumble to Caddick, no run, on the pads, slower, tossed up, defended

End of over 144 (1 run) England 478/8
A Kumble 30-11-93-0 - Vauxhall End
AF Giles 10* (36b) AR Caddick 0* (6b)

 144.1 Harbhajan Singh to Giles, no run, full and on the off, defended
 144.2 Harbhajan Singh to Giles, no run
 144.3 Harbhajan Singh to Giles, no run, full and on the off, defended to
        the off side
 144.4 Harbhajan Singh to Giles, no run
 144.5 Harbhajan Singh to Giles, no run, wel flighted and on the off,
        spinning in a touch, defended with soft hands
 144.6 Harbhajan Singh to Giles, one run

End of over 145 (1 run) England 479/8
Harbhajan Singh 34-5-102-4 - Pavilion End
AF Giles 11* (42b) AR Caddick 0* (6b)

 145.1 Kumble to Giles, no run
 145.2 Kumble to Giles, no run
 145.3 Kumble to Giles, no run, flat and on the stumps, defended awkwardly
        back down the wicket
 145.4 Kumble to Giles, no run, slower and outside the off, driven to
        covers
 145.5 Kumble to Giles, one run
 145.6 Kumble to Caddick, no run

End of over 146 (1 run) England 480/8
A Kumble 31-11-94-0 - Vauxhall End
AF Giles 12* (47b) AR Caddick 0* (7b)

 146.1 Harbhajan Singh to Giles, no run
 146.2 Harbhajan Singh to Giles, no run, tossed up a it more and on the
        off., defended
 146.3 Harbhajan Singh to Giles, no run
 146.4 Harbhajan Singh to Giles, two runs
 146.5 Harbhajan Singh to Giles, no run
 146.6 Harbhajan Singh to Giles, no run

End of over 147 (2 runs) England 482/8
Harbhajan Singh 35-5-104-4 - Pavilion End
AR Caddick 0* (7b) AF Giles 14* (53b)

 147.1 Kumble to Caddick, no run, full and straight, played at and missed,
        loud loud shout for lbw., turned down
 147.2 Kumble to Caddick, no run
 147.3 Kumble to Caddick, no run, and again, for the third ball in a row!
        loud shout for lbw! turned down
 147.4 Kumble to Caddick, no run
 147.5 Kumble to Caddick, no run, googly on the pads, played at and
        missed, shout for lbw stifled this time
 147.6 Kumble to Caddick, one run, on the off, Caddick sweeps it away for
        a single this time

End of over 148 (1 run) England 483/8
A Kumble 32-11-95-0 - Vauxhall End
AR Caddick 1* (13b) AF Giles 14* (53b)

       And that is tea on the second day
       Join us again in about 20 minutes for all the action from the final
        session of play

Match State: Tea - Day 2

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       The players are back and ready to start after tea
 148.1 Harbhajan Singh to Caddick, no run, tossed up and on the off,
        defended
 148.2 Harbhajan Singh to Caddick, no run, well flighted and outsdie the
        off, the ball spins in, big heave played,, off the pad to the off
        side
 148.3 Harbhajan Singh to Caddick, no run, full and on the off, defended
        down with soft hands, CAddick getting a good stride in as well
 148.4 Harbhajan Singh to Caddick, FOUR, tossed up a bit more and outside
        thwe off, Caddick goes for a big hit and middles the ball well
        through midwicket
 148.5 Harbhajan Singh to Caddick, no run, on the off and flat, not so
        miuchy turn on this one, defended
 148.6 Harbhajan Singh to Caddick, no run, drifter outside the off,
        CAddick playes for the turn and is beatedn

End of over 149 (4 runs) England 487/8
Harbhajan Singh 36-5-108-4 - Pavilion End
AF Giles 14* (53b) AR Caddick 5* (18b 1x4)

 149.1 Kumble to Giles, no run, full and on the pads, kicked away to the
        on side
 149.2 Kumble to Giles, one run
 149.3 Kumble to Caddick, two runs, full straight and flat, the ball is
        pushed past the man at ppoint
 149.4 Kumble to Caddick, no run, slower and tossed up a bit more but way
        down the leg side, defended with ease
 149.5 Kumble to Caddick, no run, again on the pads and sliding further
        down, kicked away
 149.6 Kumble to Caddick, legbye: one run, overpitched and on the pads,
        flick playued and missed, off the pads to the on side

End of over 150 (4 runs) England 491/8
A Kumble 33-11-98-0 - Vauxhall End
AR Caddick 7* (22b 1x4) AF Giles 15* (55b)

 150.1 Harbhajan Singh to Caddick, no run, tossed up and on the off but
        drifting in, Caddick has a massive heave at it, the ball goes
        straight into Sehwag at forward short leg, he's down. The physio
        runs on immediately but Sehwag looks in serious pain
       The ball thudded straight into the rib-cage. That could be very
        serious indeed. Sehwag leaes the field, limping and winded but on
        his feet
 150.2 Harbhajan Singh to Caddick, no run
 150.3 Harbhajan Singh to Caddick, one run, full and flat, quick run
        stolen
 150.4 Harbhajan Singh to Giles, no run
 150.5 Harbhajan Singh to Giles, no run
 150.6 Harbhajan Singh to Giles, no run

End of over 151 (1 run) England 492/8
Harbhajan Singh 37-5-109-4 - Pavilion End
AR Caddick 8* (25b 1x4) AF Giles 15* (58b)

 151.1 Kumble to Caddick, no run
 151.2 Kumble to Caddick, no run
 151.3 Kumble to Caddick, one run
 151.4 Kumble to Giles, no run
 151.5 Kumble to Giles, no run
 151.6 Kumble to Giles, two runs

End of over 152 (3 runs) England 495/8
A Kumble 34-11-101-0 - Vauxhall End
AR Caddick 9* (28b 1x4) AF Giles 17* (61b)

 152.1 Harbhajan Singh to Caddick, one run
 152.2 Harbhajan Singh to Giles, one run
 152.3 Harbhajan Singh to Caddick, one run
 152.4 Harbhajan Singh to Giles, no run
 152.5 Harbhajan Singh to Giles, one run
 152.6 Harbhajan Singh to Caddick, one run

End of over 153 (5 runs) England 500/8
Harbhajan Singh 38-5-114-4 - Pavilion End
AR Caddick 12* (31b 1x4) AF Giles 19* (64b)

 153.1 Khan to Caddick, no run, good length ball on the off, defended
 153.2 Khan to Caddick, no run, just short of a length again and on the
        off, defended
 153.3 Khan to Caddick, one run, short ball, Caddick goes for it but can't
        get hold of it properly
 153.4 Khan to Giles, no run, good length ball on the off, defended
 153.5 Khan to Giles, FOUR, fullish but not quite there, on the up, driven
        hard inside out aand through covers, on the up, the ball races
        away to the fence
 153.6 Khan to Giles, FOUR

End of over 154 (9 runs) England 509/8
Z Khan 28-4-83-2 (4nb) - Vauxhall End
AR Caddick 13* (34b 1x4) AF Giles 27* (67b 2x4)

 154.1 Kumble to Caddick, legbye: one run
 154.2 Kumble to Giles, no run, just short of a good length and on the
        off, slanting in a touch, defended
 154.3 Kumble to Giles, no run
 154.4 Kumble to Giles, no run, straight and flat, the slider, defended
        well
 154.5 Kumble to Giles, FOUR, smacked back past the bowler, the ball runs
        away to the long off fence
 154.6 Kumble to Giles, OUT: just outside the off and full, played at, the
        ball takes the edge and goes to Dravid at slip  - a safe pair of
        hands, he doesn't miss too many

       England 514/9, Partnership of 37
       AF Giles  c Dravid b Kumble  31 (72b 3x4 0x6)

End of over 155 (5 runs) England 514/9
A Kumble 35-11-105-1 - Pavilion End
AR Caddick 13* (35b 1x4) 

 155.1 Harbhajan Singh to Caddick, no run, well flighted and on the middle
        and off, the ball spins in and raps the pad
 155.2 Harbhajan Singh to Caddick, no run
 155.3 Harbhajan Singh to Caddick, one run, on the pads, turned around the
        corner to fine leg
 155.4 Harbhajan Singh to Hoggard, OUT: speared in full and straight,
        Hoggard is hit on the full, the umpires tend to favour the bowler
        in these cases, given out

       England 515/10, Partnership of 1
       MJ Hoggard  lbw b Harbhajan Singh  0 (1b 0x4 0x6)
       AR Caddick 14* (38b 1x4) Harbhajan Singh 38.4-5-115-5

       That is the end of the England innings, Harbhajan Singh has 5
        wickets
       Join us again in a few minutes for the start of the Indian reply.
        They should be buoyed by the fact that England were restricted to
        515

Match State: Innings Break

       Sehwag has come out to bat with Bangar, although he does seem to be
        in some discomfort
   0.1 Hoggard to Bangar, two runs, back of a length and on the pads,
        flicked away to deep backward square
   0.2 Hoggard to Bangar, no run
   0.3 Hoggard to Bangar, two runs, fullish and on the pads, tucked away
        well once more, Caddick runs around and fields well with the boot
   0.4 Hoggard to Bangar, no run
   0.5 Hoggard to Bangar, no run, on the off, seaming away a touch, played
        and missed, past the edge to the keeper
   0.6 Hoggard to Bangar, no run, just short of a length and outside the
        off, the ball hits the deck and seams away, through to the keeper

End of over 1 (4 runs) India 4/0 (trail by 511 runs)
MJ Hoggard 1-0-4-0 - Pavilion End
V Sehwag 0* (0b) SB Bangar 4* (6b)

   1.1 Caddick to Sehwag, no run, full and on the off, swinging in late,
        defended back down the wicket
   1.2 Caddick to Sehwag, no run, just short of a length and outside the
        off, played down to point
   1.3 Caddick to Sehwag, two runs
   1.4 Caddick to Sehwag, two runs, oiverpitched and on the pads, tucked
        away to deep fine leg
   1.5 Caddick to Sehwag, FOUR, overpitched and outside the off, driven on
        the up and through the line, but off the meat of the bat, the ball
        runs away to the cover fence
   1.6 Caddick to Sehwag, no run

End of over 2 (8 runs) India 12/0 (trail by 503 runs)
AR Caddick 1-0-8-0 - Vauxhall End
SB Bangar 4* (6b) V Sehwag 8* (6b 1x4)

   2.1 Hoggard to Bangar, no run, full and on the off, swinging in a
        touch, defended back down the wicket
   2.2 Hoggard to Bangar, (noball) no run, full and on the off, defended
   2.2 Hoggard to Bangar, no run, just short of a length and on the off,
        played down to the off side off the back foot
   2.3 Hoggard to Bangar, (noball) no run, just short of a length and on
        the off, defended carefully
   2.3 Hoggard to Bangar, no run, overpitched and on the pads, well dug
        out to the on side
   2.4 Hoggard to Bangar, no run, on the off and full, defended with a
        straight bat
   2.5 Hoggard to Bangar, no run, good length ball on the stumps, it
        slants in and moves away late, Bangar is beaten all ends up
   2.6 Hoggard to Bangar, no run, just short of a length and on the pads,
        played at and missed, the ball raps the pad and runs down to fine
        leg, the batsmen take a single but the umpire calls dead ball

End of over 3 (2 runs) India 14/0 (trail by 501 runs)
MJ Hoggard 2-0-6-0 (2nb) - Pavilion End
V Sehwag 8* (6b 1x4) SB Bangar 4* (14b)

   3.1 Caddick to Sehwag, no run
   3.2 Caddick to Sehwag, no run
   3.3 Caddick to Sehwag, FOUR, just short of a length and on the pads,
        Sehwag moves back and times the ball away to the on side fence in
        style
   3.4 Caddick to Sehwag, OUT: fullish and outsiude the off, the ball
        shapes away a touch, Sehwag leans far away from the stumps and
        flashes at the ball - he can't resist that - straight to the slips
        cordon, Cork pouches a good catch

       India 18/1, Partnership of 18
       V Sehwag  c Cork b Caddick  12 (10b 2x4 0x6)
       SB Bangar 4* (14b) AR Caddick 1.4-0-12-1

       Dravid is the new man in
   3.5 Caddick to Dravid, no run, good length ball on the stumps, angling
        in a touch, defended back down the wicket with the full face of
        the bat
   3.6 Caddick to Dravid, one run, fullish and on the stumps, worked to
        the on side

End of over 4 (5 runs) India 19/1 (trail by 496 runs)
AR Caddick 2-0-13-1 - Vauxhall End
R Dravid 1* (2b) SB Bangar 4* (14b)

       Dravid and Bangar will be required to play the rest of the day
        quietly
   4.1 Hoggard to Dravid, no run, on the off, played to covers
   4.2 Hoggard to Dravid, no run, outside the off, ball moves in, but
        Dravid lets the ball go through carefully watching his off stump
        in the processs
   4.3 Hoggard to Dravid, FOUR, on the legs, flicked off his toes to
        backward square leg boundary, collects some easy runs
       Hussain effects a bunch of field changes
       short square leg in place
   4.4 Hoggard to Dravid, (noball) no run, played to mid on
       the short square leg comes by moving one slip out, so just two
        slips in the 5th over
   4.4 Hoggard to Dravid, no run, on the stumps, played defensively to mid
        on
       Hoggard is aiming for Dravid to glance uppishly on the on side
   4.5 Hoggard to Dravid, FOUR, on the off, superb square cut, between
        point and cover
       MORE CHANGES IN THE FIELDING
       backward short square leg moving to point
   4.6 Hoggard to Dravid, no run, on the off, played to point

End of over 5 (9 runs) India 28/1 (trail by 487 runs)
MJ Hoggard 3-0-15-0 (3nb) - Pavilion End
SB Bangar 4* (14b) R Dravid 9* (9b 2x4)

       Hussain makes further interesting changes. Brings on Giles
   5.1 Giles to Bangar, no run, on the off, left alone
   5.2 Giles to Bangar, no run, on the stumps, comes forward and defends
       a slip and forward short leg
       short leg moves to silly point
   5.3 Giles to Bangar, one run, on the middle, played to covers
   5.4 Giles to Dravid, no run, comes forward, played to covers, straight
        to fielder
   5.5 Giles to Dravid, no run, on the off, forward, played defensively
       after all that, Giles comes over the wicket
   5.6 Giles to Dravid, no run, the standard Giles strategic ball, pitched
        outside the leg, spins to take Dravid's pad

End of over 6 (1 run) India 29/1 (trail by 486 runs)
AF Giles 1-0-1-0 - Vauxhall End
SB Bangar 5* (17b) R Dravid 9* (12b 2x4)

       Hussain may be thinking of swapping the ends for his faster bowlers
       yes, it is Caddick coming here
   6.1 Caddick to Bangar, no run, on the legs, rapped on the pads
   6.2 Caddick to Bangar, no run, outside the off, left alone
   6.3 Caddick to Bangar, no run, on the middle and leg, pushed to Tudor
        at midwicket
   6.4 Caddick to Bangar, no run, outside the off, nice length and line,
        Bangar is concentration personified, lets it go through
   6.5 Caddick to Bangar, no run, wide outside the off, doesn't trouble
        Bangar, left alone
       Mark Butcher seems to be in some form of troble with his fitnesssss
   6.6 Caddick to Bangar, no run, well outside the off, left alone

End of over 7 (maiden) India 29/1 (trail by 486 runs)
AR Caddick 3-1-13-1 - Pavilion End
R Dravid 9* (12b 2x4) SB Bangar 5* (23b)

       It is Tudor! and not Hoggard as we expected
   7.1 Tudor to Dravid, no run, outside the off, loosener, fairly slower,
        well pitched up, played defensively to mid offff
   7.2 Tudor to Dravid, FOUR, outside the off, a bit more width, played
        neatly past the diving point fielder. The ball has just enough
        energy to cross the ropes
   7.3 Tudor to Dravid, FOUR, well pitched up, lovely on drive, between
        the umpire and the mid on fielder
   7.4 Tudor to Dravid, no run, outside the off, left alone
   7.5 Tudor to Dravid, (noball) FOUR, outside the off, steered past
        gully, and the ball just about crosses the boundary here as well
   7.5 Tudor to Dravid, no run, short of length, comes into the body, gets
        back and plays to point
   7.6 Tudor to Dravid, no run, on the off, gets behind the line, plays to
        covers

End of over 8 (13 runs) India 42/1 (trail by 473 runs)
AJ Tudor 1-0-13-0 (1nb) - Vauxhall End
SB Bangar 5* (23b) R Dravid 21* (19b 5x4)

   8.1 Caddick to Bangar, no run, outside the off, ball moves in off the
        seam after pitching, left alone
   8.2 Caddick to Bangar, no run, on the off, comes forward and defended
       Bangar is playing like Dravid while Dravid is playing like
        Tendulkar
   8.3 Caddick to Bangar, no run, on the stumps, gets behind the line of
        the ball, middle of the bat, defended
   8.4 Caddick to Bangar, no run, outside the off, tucks his bat in, lets
        the ball go through
   8.5 Caddick to Bangar, no run, outside the off, leaves it alone
   8.6 Caddick to Bangar, no run, short, bouncing. Bangar ducks well
        underneath

End of over 9 (maiden) India 42/1 (trail by 473 runs)
AR Caddick 4-2-13-1 - Pavilion End
R Dravid 21* (19b 5x4) SB Bangar 5* (29b)

       Tudor is persisted with
   9.1 Tudor to Dravid, no run, on the stumps, played back to the bowler
   9.2 Tudor to Dravid, no run, on the off, gets behind the line, played
        to covers
   9.3 Tudor to Dravid, no run, faster ball, on the legs, going down the
        legs, Stewart collected well
   9.4 Tudor to Dravid, no run, outside the off, short of length and
        bouncing, left alone
   9.5 Tudor to Dravid, one run, short and rising, hooked but kept along
        the ground, to deep square leg
   9.6 Tudor to Bangar, no run, on the off, played a bit away from the
        body, pushed to gully

End of over 10 (1 run) India 43/1 (trail by 472 runs)
AJ Tudor 2-0-14-0 (1nb) - Vauxhall End
R Dravid 22* (24b 5x4) SB Bangar 5* (30b)

  10.1 Caddick to Dravid, no run, pitched up on the legs, nicely driven
        but straight to mid on fielder
  10.2 Caddick to Dravid, no run, outside the off, left alone
  10.3 Caddick to Dravid, one run, on the legs, neatly glanced to fine leg
  10.4 Caddick to Bangar, no run, on the stumps, comes forward and defends
        as coaches teach you to
  10.5 Caddick to Bangar, no run, on the off, goes forward, played
        defensively to covers
  10.6 Caddick to Bangar, no run, outside the off, comes forward and is
        rapped on the pads. Huge appeal but Asoka de Silva is unmoved

End of over 11 (1 run) India 44/1 (trail by 471 runs)
AR Caddick 5-2-14-1 - Pavilion End
R Dravid 23* (27b 5x4) SB Bangar 5* (33b)

       right through the day, Asoka de Silva has shown superb judgement,
        and has remained unflappable to all forms of appealing or cajoling
        by fielders
  11.1 Tudor to Dravid, no run, on the off, tapped to point
       Asoka de Silva is standing on the off side at point rather than
        square leg
  11.2 Tudor to Dravid, no run, outside the off, left alone
  11.3 Tudor to Dravid, no run, on the stumps, played back defensively to
        onside
  11.4 Tudor to Dravid, no run, outside the off, left alone
  11.5 Tudor to Dravid, no run, on the off, played defensively
  11.6 Tudor to Dravid, no run

End of over 12 (maiden) India 44/1 (trail by 471 runs)
AJ Tudor 3-1-14-0 (1nb) - Vauxhall End
SB Bangar 5* (33b) R Dravid 23* (33b 5x4)

  12.1 Caddick to Bangar, no run, on the middle and leg, turned to square
        leg
  12.2 Caddick to Bangar, no run, on the off, pushed to covers
  12.3 Caddick to Bangar, one run, turned to onside, Bangar finally
        decides to take a run after several overs
  12.4 Caddick to Dravid, two runs, on the legs, tucked neatly past mid
        wicket. Dravid's on side play is very stylish
       nearing Azharuddin's classsss
  12.5 Caddick to Dravid, no run, through to keeper
  12.6 Caddick to Dravid, no run, very good slower ball, foxes Dravid, but
        no damage done, through to keeper

End of over 13 (3 runs) India 47/1 (trail by 468 runs)
AR Caddick 6-2-17-1 - Pavilion End
SB Bangar 6* (36b) R Dravid 25* (36b 5x4)

  13.1 Tudor to Bangar, no run, outside the off, tapped to point
  13.2 Tudor to Bangar, no run, on the off, pushed to covers
  13.3 Tudor to Bangar, no run, on the off, pushed to point
       most of the fielders are probably going to sleep
       3 slips, hoping for a mistake from Bangar
  13.4 Tudor to Bangar, no run, on the off, pushed to wide gully
  13.5 Tudor to Bangar, no run, wide outside the off, left alone
  13.6 Tudor to Bangar, no run, on the stumps, played defensively back to
        the bowler

End of over 14 (maiden) India 47/1 (trail by 468 runs)
AJ Tudor 4-2-14-0 (1nb) - Vauxhall End
R Dravid 25* (36b 5x4) SB Bangar 6* (42b)

       Hoggard brought on
  14.1 Hoggard to Dravid, no run, on the off, cut away to covers, well
        fielded
  14.2 Hoggard to Dravid, no run, wild ball that one. pitched way outside
        the off and swung wildly away
  14.3 Hoggard to Dravid, no run, on the off, moving well away. Hoggard is
        getting the away swing well
  14.4 Hoggard to Dravid, no run, on the off, keeps its direction
        straight. left alone
  14.5 Hoggard to Dravid, no run, on the off, nice cut, but straight to
        the fielder at point
       just two slips for Dravid while the ball is swinging nicely
  14.6 Hoggard to Dravid, no run, attempted yorker, on the leg side,
        unsettles Dravid's stance, but he comes forward and takes it on
        the full on his bat, back to the bowler

End of over 15 (maiden) India 47/1 (trail by 468 runs)
MJ Hoggard 4-1-15-0 (3nb) - Pavilion End
SB Bangar 6* (42b) R Dravid 25* (42b 5x4)

       seeing the ball swinging, Cork is brought on
  15.1 Cork to Bangar, no run, outside the off, good ball, beats Bangar
       Bangar will be tested this over
       only two slips?
  15.2 Cork to Bangar, no run, on the off, played to wide gully
       Cork has only two slips and a wide gully to Bangar
  15.3 Cork to Bangar, no run, outside the off, left alone
  15.4 Cork to Bangar, FOUR, edged, between 2nd slip and gully, 50 comes
        up for India
       a thirdman brought up now
  15.5 Cork to Bangar, no run, outside the off, off the bat, the ball
        rolls behind the stumps, to keeper
  15.6 Cork to Bangar, no run

End of over 16 (4 runs) India 51/1 (trail by 464 runs)
DG Cork 1-0-4-0 - Vauxhall End
R Dravid 25* (42b 5x4) SB Bangar 10* (48b 1x4)

  16.1 Hoggard to Dravid, one run, on the off, cuts in sharply, rapped on
        the pads. Huge appeal but Asoka says it was off the bat, ball goes
        to thirdman and they pick up a run
  16.2 Hoggard to Bangar, (noball) no run
  16.2 Hoggard to Bangar, no run
  16.3 Hoggard to Bangar, no run
  16.4 Hoggard to Bangar, no run
  16.5 Hoggard to Bangar, no run
  16.6 Hoggard to Bangar, no run

End of over 17 (2 runs) India 53/1 (trail by 462 runs)
MJ Hoggard 5-1-17-0 (4nb) - Pavilion End
R Dravid 26* (43b 5x4) SB Bangar 10* (54b 1x4)

  17.1 Cork to Dravid, no run, outside the off, through to keeper
  17.2 Cork to Dravid, no run, outside the off, left alone
  17.3 Cork to Dravid, legbye: one run, poor line, on the legs, Dravid
        missed some runs, off the pads to fine leg
  17.4 Cork to Bangar, no run, on the off, played to point
  17.5 Cork to Bangar, no run, on the legs, rapped on the pads
  17.6 Cork to Bangar, no run, outside the off, left alone

End of over 18 (1 run, maiden) India 54/1 (trail by 461 runs)
DG Cork 2-1-4-0 - Vauxhall End
R Dravid 26* (46b 5x4) SB Bangar 10* (57b 1x4)

  18.1 Hoggard to Dravid, no run, on the middle, played neatly to mid on
       now Dravid is playing like Dravid and Bangar playing like Dravid in
        coma
  18.2 Hoggard to Dravid, no run, outside the off, through to keeper
  18.3 Hoggard to Dravid, one run, on the legs, turned to square leg
  18.4 Hoggard to Bangar, no run, quick ball, bouncer, ducked
  18.5 Hoggard to Bangar, no run, on the stumps, defended
  18.6 Hoggard to Bangar, FOUR, juicy half volley on the legs, Bangar
        decides to execute a stroke, the first he has tried this match,
        through mid wicket, beats two fielders

End of over 19 (5 runs) India 59/1 (trail by 456 runs)
MJ Hoggard 6-1-22-0 (4nb) - Pavilion End
R Dravid 27* (49b 5x4) SB Bangar 14* (60b 2x4)

       spin in earnest this time
       comes round the wicket to start with. Let us see how long he
        continues there
  19.1 Giles to Dravid, no run, on the off, pushed to silly point
  19.2 Giles to Dravid, no run, on the off, forward, pushed to silly point
       slip, silly point, forward short leg
  19.3 Giles to Dravid, FOUR, tossed up, neatly cracked past covers, well
        placed boundary
  19.4 Giles to Dravid, no run, on the stumps, forward, defensive
  19.5 Giles to Dravid, no run, pitched outside the off, played to covers
  19.6 Giles to Dravid, no run, outside the off, straight ball, left alone

End of over 20 (4 runs) India 63/1 (trail by 452 runs)
AF Giles 2-0-5-0 - Vauxhall End
SB Bangar 14* (60b 2x4) R Dravid 31* (55b 6x4)

       last 2 overs coming up
       Vaughan to bowl off spin
  20.1 Vaughan to Bangar, no run, on the off, pushed to point
  20.2 Vaughan to Bangar, no run, defended
  20.3 Vaughan to Bangar, no run, on the stumps, played back to the bowler
  20.4 Vaughan to Bangar, one run, tossed up, pushed to mid on, quick run,
        nothing risky there though
  20.5 Vaughan to Dravid, no run, tossed up, defended on the backfoot,
        pushed to onside
  20.6 Vaughan to Dravid, no run, on the off, tapped back to the bowler

End of over 21 (1 run) India 64/1 (trail by 451 runs)
MP Vaughan 1-0-1-0 - Pavilion End
SB Bangar 15* (64b 2x4) R Dravid 31* (57b 6x4)

  21.1 Giles to Bangar, two runs, on the off, played past covers
  21.2 Giles to Bangar, no run, forward, pushed to silly point
  21.3 Giles to Bangar, no run, pushed to silly point
  21.4 Giles to Bangar, no run, pushed to silly point again
  21.5 Giles to Bangar, no run, on the middle, forward, defends
  21.6 Giles to Bangar, no run, on the off, pushed to point

End of over 22 (2 runs) India 66/1 (trail by 449 runs)
AF Giles 3-0-7-0 - Vauxhall End
R Dravid 31* (57b 6x4) SB Bangar 17* (70b 2x4)

       these two have successfully negotiated the day and I am sure they
        will be happy
       End of a long day for the Indians
       After restricting the English to 515 all out, they lost the key
        wicket of Virender Sehwag early
       India end the second day on 66/1
       In the first session Michael Vaughan missed out on a double ton yet
        again
       Yet it must be said that Vaughan has batted magnificently all tour
       Harbhajan Singh picked up five wickets and was the pick of the
        Indian bowlers
       The Indians still have a lot of work in this match
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       Good Morning!
       Welcome to The AMP Oval in London for the third day's play in the
        fourth and final npower Test match between England and India.
       The start of today's play has been delayed by 15 mins, due to the
        overnight rain.
       We will have a start at 1015 GMT, 1545 Hrs IST

Match State: Delay - Day 3 - Start at 1015 GMT

       Welcome back to The Oval
       The umpires and players are in the middle
       We are all set for the start
       It is going to be Matthew Hoggard to bowl, Rahul Dravid gets ready
        to face
       Umpire Asoka de Silva checks his watch, and here we go!
  22.1 Hoggard to Dravid, (noball) two runs, pitched up and driven to
        covers, Crawley dives and makes an excellent stop, has a shy at
        the bowler's end, hits the stumps and now the over throws - two
        runs
  22.1 Hoggard to Dravid, no run, gets behind the line and defends
  22.2 Hoggard to Dravid, no run, just outside the off, defended
  22.3 Hoggard to Dravid, three runs, on the pads, pushed through mid-
        wicket, Trescothick chases it, outfield is wet and slipper,
        Trescothick slips and falls, allows the third run to be taken
  22.4 Hoggard to Bangar, no run, left alone to the keeper
  22.5 Hoggard to Bangar, no run, defended
  22.6 Hoggard to Bangar, no run, gets right behind the line and defends

End of over 23 (6 runs) India 72/1 (trail by 443 runs)
MJ Hoggard 7-1-28-0 (5nb) - Pavilion End
R Dravid 36* (61b 6x4) SB Bangar 17* (73b 2x4)

       Caddick to bowl from the Vauxhall End
  23.1 Caddick to Dravid, no run, going down the leg, through to stewart
  23.2 Caddick to Dravid, no run, full in length, defended
  23.3 Caddick to Dravid, no run, back of a length, just outside the off,
        defended
  23.4 Caddick to Dravid, no run, defended again
  23.5 Caddick to Dravid, no run, pace and bounce outside the off, left
        alone
  23.6 Caddick to Dravid, no run, allows the ball to go through to the
        keeper

End of over 24 (maiden) India 72/1 (trail by 443 runs)
AR Caddick 7-3-17-1 - Vauxhall End
SB Bangar 17* (73b 2x4) R Dravid 36* (67b 6x4)

       Hoggard to continue
  24.1 Hoggard to Bangar, no run, defended
  24.2 Hoggard to Bangar, no run, sweetly timed square drive, good bit of
        fielding by Giles at point
  24.3 Hoggard to Bangar, no run, gets right behind the line and defends
  24.4 Hoggard to Bangar, no run, loud shout for lbw, very confident
        shout, would have been hitting the middle stump, umpire de silva
        shakes his head, not out!
  24.5 Hoggard to Bangar, no run
  24.6 Hoggard to Bangar, FOUR, over pitched, on middle and leg, drien
        nicely through mid-on, past a diving Trescothick, four runs
        indeed!

End of over 25 (4 runs) India 76/1 (trail by 439 runs)
MJ Hoggard 8-1-32-0 (5nb) - Pavilion End
R Dravid 36* (67b 6x4) SB Bangar 21* (79b 3x4)

  25.1 Caddick to Dravid, FOUR, takes the outside edge, ball keeping a
        shade low, past the slips, no third-man to stop it, four!
  25.2 Caddick to Dravid, no run, back of a length, gets right behind the
        line and defends
  25.3 Caddick to Dravid, no run, well up to the batsman, defended again
  25.4 Caddick to Dravid, no run, pushes in defence to covers
  25.5 Caddick to Dravid, one run, outside the off, gets a thick edge and
        the ball goes behind point
  25.6 Caddick to Bangar, no run, loud shout for lbw, missing leg stump,
        not out

End of over 26 (5 runs) India 81/1 (trail by 434 runs)
AR Caddick 8-3-22-1 - Vauxhall End
R Dravid 41* (72b 7x4) SB Bangar 21* (80b 3x4)

  26.1 Hoggard to Dravid, no run, outside the off, pushed to covers, looks
        for the single, decide against it
  26.2 Hoggard to Dravid, no run, over pitched, outside the off, goes
        forward and drives to covers
  26.3 Hoggard to Dravid, no run, bangs it in short, Dravid lets it go
        through
  26.4 Hoggard to Dravid, no run
  26.5 Hoggard to Dravid, no run
  26.6 Hoggard to Dravid, one run, eases the ball through mid-wicket

End of over 27 (1 run) India 82/1 (trail by 433 runs)
MJ Hoggard 9-1-33-0 (5nb) - Pavilion End
R Dravid 42* (78b 7x4) SB Bangar 21* (80b 3x4)

  27.1 Caddick to Dravid, no run, pushed in defence towards the off side
  27.2 Caddick to Dravid, no run, well up to the batsman, defended
  27.3 Caddick to Dravid, three runs, glorious on drive, Crawley chases
        it, heavy outfield, good running between the wickets to make that
        three
  27.4 Caddick to Bangar, no run, gets right behind the line and defends
       Hussain trying to get the ball changes, Orchard has a thorough
        inspection of the red cherry and hands it back
  27.5 Caddick to Bangar, no run, pushed in defence
  27.6 Caddick to Bangar, no run, angling it in, defended

End of over 28 (3 runs) India 85/1 (trail by 430 runs)
AR Caddick 9-3-25-1 - Vauxhall End
R Dravid 45* (81b 7x4) SB Bangar 21* (83b 3x4)

  28.1 Hoggard to Dravid, (noball) one run, short in length, played down
        to fine leg
  28.1 Hoggard to Bangar, OUT: Got'm! This one moved away from the batsman
        a shade, Bangar pushes forward, gets a thick edge and a safe catch
        by Butcher at first slip

       India 87/2, Partnership of 69
       SB Bangar  c Butcher b Hoggard  21 (84b 3x4 0x6)
       R Dravid 46* (82b 7x4) MJ Hoggard 9.1-1-35-1 (6nb)

       And, that brings Sachin Tendulkar to the middle, playing in his
        100th Test match, receives a standing ovation
  28.2 Hoggard to Tendulkar, no run, signs of outswing on this one,
        Tendulkar watches it very carefully and leaves it alone
  28.3 Hoggard to Tendulkar, no run, back of a length, gets right behind
        the line and defends
  28.4 Hoggard to Tendulkar, no run, bouncer, ducks under it
  28.5 Hoggard to Tendulkar, no run, just outside the off, pushed to
        covers
  28.6 Hoggard to Tendulkar, FOUR, nice shot, outside the leg, tucked
        around fine, four!

End of over 29 (6 runs) India 91/2 (trail by 424 runs)
MJ Hoggard 10-1-39-1 (6nb) - Pavilion End
R Dravid 46* (82b 7x4) SR Tendulkar 4* (5b 1x4)

  29.1 Caddick to Dravid, no run, outside the off, pushed in defence
  29.2 Caddick to Dravid, no run, defended
  29.3 Caddick to Dravid, no run, fires this one full, darting in a shade,
        forward in defence
  29.4 Caddick to Dravid, one run, on the pads, played to square leg
  29.5 Caddick to Tendulkar, no run, gets right behind the line and
        defends
  29.6 Caddick to Tendulkar, no run, back of a length, outside the off,
        left alone

End of over 30 (1 run) India 92/2 (trail by 423 runs)
AR Caddick 10-3-26-1 - Vauxhall End
R Dravid 47* (86b 7x4) SR Tendulkar 4* (7b 1x4)

  30.1 Hoggard to Dravid, no run, just outside the off, left alone
  30.2 Hoggard to Dravid, FOUR, spanking cover drive for four! What a shot
        to bring up his fifty!
  30.3 Hoggard to Dravid, (noball) no run, much better delivery, late
        swing - full length delivery, Dravid equal to it - defends
  30.3 Hoggard to Dravid, FOUR, 100 runs on the board, Dravid drawn out by
        this delivery from Hoggard, plays a loose shot outside the off,
        thick outside edge and the ball goes down to third-man for four
  30.4 Hoggard to Dravid, no run, pushed in defence to mid-on
  30.5 Hoggard to Dravid, no run, keeps Dravid honest in defence with a
        full length delivery
  30.6 Hoggard to Dravid, no run, gets right behind the line and defends

End of over 31 (9 runs) India 101/2 (trail by 414 runs)
MJ Hoggard 11-1-48-1 (7nb) - Pavilion End
SR Tendulkar 4* (7b 1x4) R Dravid 55* (93b 9x4)

  31.1 Caddick to Tendulkar, no run, full and just outside the off,
        forward in defence
  31.2 Caddick to Tendulkar, no run
  31.3 Caddick to Tendulkar, no run, back of a length, outside the off,
        left alone
  31.4 Caddick to Tendulkar, no run, back of a length, outside the off,
        Tendulkar plays at it, does not miss the outside edge by much,
        beaten!
  31.5 Caddick to Tendulkar, no run, gets right behind the line to a
        rising delivery, defended
  31.6 Caddick to Tendulkar, no run, gets a thick edge and the ball goes
        to gully, Tendulkar squared up

End of over 32 (maiden) India 101/2 (trail by 414 runs)
AR Caddick 11-4-26-1 - Vauxhall End
R Dravid 55* (93b 9x4) SR Tendulkar 4* (13b 1x4)

  32.1 Hoggard to Dravid, no run, big outswinger, left alone
  32.2 Hoggard to Dravid, (noball) no run
  32.2 Hoggard to Dravid, no run, loud shout for lbw, very confident
        shout, umpire de Silva unmoved, ball missing leg not by much
  32.3 Hoggard to Dravid, no run, gets right behind the line and defends
  32.4 Hoggard to Dravid, one run, outside the off, played behind point
  32.5 Hoggard to Tendulkar, no run, darting in to the batsman, forward in
        defence
  32.6 Hoggard to Tendulkar, no run, outside the off, left alone

End of over 33 (2 runs) India 103/2 (trail by 412 runs)
MJ Hoggard 12-1-50-1 (8nb) - Pavilion End
R Dravid 56* (98b 9x4) SR Tendulkar 4* (15b 1x4)

  33.1 Caddick to Dravid, no run, defended
  33.2 Caddick to Dravid, no run, back of a length, outside the off,
        moving further away from the batsman, left alone
  33.3 Caddick to Dravid, no run, well up to the batsman, forward in
        defence
  33.4 Caddick to Dravid, no run, just outside the off, forward in defence
  33.5 Caddick to Dravid, no run, outside the off, defended
  33.6 Caddick to Dravid, no run

End of over 34 (maiden) India 103/2 (trail by 412 runs)
AR Caddick 12-5-26-1 - Vauxhall End
SR Tendulkar 4* (15b 1x4) R Dravid 56* (104b 9x4)

       Bowling change: Dominic Cork
  34.1 Cork to Tendulkar, no run
  34.2 Cork to Tendulkar, no run
  34.3 Cork to Tendulkar, one run
  34.4 Cork to Dravid, no run
  34.5 Cork to Dravid, no run
  34.6 Cork to Dravid, no run

End of over 35 (1 run) India 104/2 (trail by 411 runs)
DG Cork 3-1-5-0 - Pavilion End
SR Tendulkar 5* (18b 1x4) R Dravid 56* (107b 9x4)

       Caddick continues
  35.1 Caddick to Tendulkar, no run, driven to mid-off
  35.2 Caddick to Tendulkar, no run, short of a length,outside the off,
        left alone
  35.3 Caddick to Tendulkar, no run, beaten! Just outside the off, the
        extra bounce doing the trick, Tendulkar fishing at it, beaten
  35.4 Caddick to Tendulkar, no run
  35.5 Caddick to Tendulkar, FOUR, Short and wide, cut away for four,
        cracking shot!
  35.6 Caddick to Tendulkar, no run, bouncer, ducks under

End of over 36 (4 runs) India 108/2 (trail by 407 runs)
AR Caddick 13-5-30-1 - Vauxhall End
R Dravid 56* (107b 9x4) SR Tendulkar 9* (24b 2x4)

  36.1 Cork to Dravid, no run
  36.2 Cork to Dravid, one run, outside the off, played nicely through
        point
  36.3 Cork to Tendulkar, no run
  36.4 Cork to Tendulkar, FOUR, short and wide outside the off, cut away
        for four
  36.5 Cork to Tendulkar, FOUR, Tendulkar! Again the width outside the
        off, played down to third-man for four
       Now there is a fielder being placed at third-man
  36.6 Cork to Tendulkar, no run, well wide outside the off, left through
        to the keeper

End of over 37 (9 runs) India 117/2 (trail by 398 runs)
DG Cork 4-1-14-0 - Pavilion End
R Dravid 57* (109b 9x4) SR Tendulkar 17* (28b 4x4)

       Bowling change: Alex Tudor
  37.1 Tudor to Dravid, one run, well outside the off, Dravid reaches for
        it and plays it down to square third-man
  37.2 Tudor to Tendulkar, no run, gets right behind the line and defends
  37.3 Tudor to Tendulkar, FOUR, juicy half volley, outside the off,
        Tendulkar offers the full face of the bat, nice firm off drive for
        four
  37.4 Tudor to Tendulkar, no run
  37.5 Tudor to Tendulkar, no run, beaten! Plays and misses outside the
        off
  37.6 Tudor to Tendulkar, no run, outside the off, pushed to covers

End of over 38 (5 runs) India 122/2 (trail by 393 runs)
AJ Tudor 5-2-19-0 (1nb) - Vauxhall End
R Dravid 58* (110b 9x4) SR Tendulkar 21* (33b 5x4)

  38.1 Cork to Dravid, no run, just outside the off, pushed to covers
  38.2 Cork to Dravid, no run, much better delivery, well up to the
        batsman, defended
  38.3 Cork to Dravid, no run
  38.4 Cork to Dravid, no run, well up to the batsman, forward in defence
  38.5 Cork to Dravid, no run, on leg and middle, played to short wicket
  38.6 Cork to Dravid, no run

End of over 39 (maiden) India 122/2 (trail by 393 runs)
DG Cork 5-2-14-0 - Pavilion End
SR Tendulkar 21* (33b 5x4) R Dravid 58* (116b 9x4)

  39.1 Tudor to Tendulkar, no run, right up to the batsman, just outside
        the off, defended
  39.2 Tudor to Tendulkar, no run, this one just explodes from a good
        length - just outside the off, Tendulkar taken by surprise,
        excellent delivery
  39.3 Tudor to Tendulkar, no run, beaten! beaten by pace, just outside
        the off, Tendulkar playing at this one, misses the outside edge
        not by much
  39.4 Tudor to Tendulkar, (noball) no run
  39.4 Tudor to Tendulkar, FOUR, what a shot! Glorious square drive for
        four, punishing the loose delivery
  39.5 Tudor to Tendulkar, no run
  39.6 Tudor to Tendulkar, FOUR, cracking off drive, stood there and hit
        it with the full face of the bat, timed so nicely too, through
        mid-off, four!

End of over 40 (9 runs) India 131/2 (trail by 384 runs)
AJ Tudor 6-2-28-0 (2nb) - Vauxhall End
R Dravid 58* (116b 9x4) SR Tendulkar 29* (40b 7x4)

       Giles to bowl now
  40.1 Giles to Dravid, no run, bowling left-arm over the wicket, pitched
        outside the line of leg, defended
  40.2 Giles to Dravid, one run, taps the ball towards square leg for a
        single
  40.3 Giles to Tendulkar, no run, pitched outside the line of leg, allows
        the ball to hit the pad
  40.4 Giles to Tendulkar, no run, outside the line of leg again, off the
        pads the ball goes down to the fine leg fence, no runs as no
        stroke was offered
  40.5 Giles to Tendulkar, no run, again pitched outside the line of leg,
        goes for the paddle sweep, ball opos up, Tendulkar has to kick the
        ball away
  40.6 Giles to Tendulkar, bye: FOUR, flat and quick outside the leg,
        beats everyone

End of over 41 (5 runs) India 136/2 (trail by 379 runs)
AF Giles 4-0-8-0 - Pavilion End
R Dravid 59* (118b 9x4) SR Tendulkar 29* (44b 7x4)

       Vaughan to bowl now
  41.1 Vaughan to Dravid, two runs, tossed up, outside the line of off,
        swept down to fine leg
  41.2 Vaughan to Dravid, no run, forward in defence
  41.3 Vaughan to Dravid, no run, tossed up, driven firmly to mid-off
  41.4 Vaughan to Dravid, no run
  41.5 Vaughan to Dravid, no run
  41.6 Vaughan to Dravid, no run

End of over 42 (2 runs) India 138/2 (trail by 377 runs)
MP Vaughan 2-0-3-0 - Vauxhall End
SR Tendulkar 29* (44b 7x4) R Dravid 61* (124b 9x4)

  42.1 Giles to Tendulkar, no run
  42.2 Giles to Tendulkar, no run
  42.3 Giles to Tendulkar, no run, pitched outside the line of leg, allows
        the ball to hit the pad
  42.4 Giles to Tendulkar, no run, and again, the same story
  42.5 Giles to Tendulkar, no run, pitched outside the off, slow turn away
        from the batsman, Tendulkar not at all keen on puting bat on ball,
        leaves it alone
  42.6 Giles to Tendulkar, no run, outside the line of off, left alone
        again

End of over 43 (maiden) India 138/2 (trail by 377 runs)
AF Giles 5-1-8-0 - Pavilion End
R Dravid 61* (124b 9x4) SR Tendulkar 29* (50b 7x4)

  43.1 Vaughan to Dravid, FOUR, long hop, pulled away for four
  43.2 Vaughan to Dravid, no run, forward in defence
  43.3 Vaughan to Dravid, no run, outside the line of off, allows the ball
        to hit the front pad
  43.4 Vaughan to Dravid, no run, pushed to mid-on
  43.5 Vaughan to Dravid, no run, well outside the off, left alone
  43.6 Vaughan to Dravid, no run, well tossed up, bat and pad close
        together, defended

End of over 44 (4 runs) India 142/2 (trail by 373 runs)
MP Vaughan 3-0-7-0 - Vauxhall End
SR Tendulkar 29* (50b 7x4) R Dravid 65* (130b 10x4)

  44.1 Giles to Tendulkar, no run, this time not pitched outside the line
        of leg, make that three balls from Giles that has pitched outside
        off - in a row now, cut to backward point.
  44.2 Giles to Tendulkar, no run, pitched outside the line of leg,
        turning in, taken on the pads
  44.3 Giles to Tendulkar, no run
  44.4 Giles to Tendulkar, one run
  44.5 Giles to Dravid, no run
  44.6 Giles to Dravid, no run

End of over 45 (1 run) India 143/2 (trail by 372 runs)
AF Giles 6-1-9-0 - Pavilion End
SR Tendulkar 30* (54b 7x4) R Dravid 65* (132b 10x4)

  45.1 Vaughan to Tendulkar, two runs, outside the off, pushed to
        Trescothick at backward point, misfields and to make things even
        worse - sends in a wild throw - couple of runs as over throws
  45.2 Vaughan to Tendulkar, one run, driven down the ground to long on
        for a single
  45.3 Vaughan to Dravid, no run, takes the ball on the front pad
  45.4 Vaughan to Dravid, no run, slightly short, turning in a little,
        does not time the off drive as well as he would have wanted to
  45.5 Vaughan to Dravid, no run, outside the off, defended
  45.6 Vaughan to Dravid, no run, well flighted, on middle and off,
        forward in defence

End of over 46 (3 runs) India 146/2 (trail by 369 runs)
MP Vaughan 4-0-10-0 - Vauxhall End
SR Tendulkar 33* (56b 7x4) R Dravid 65* (136b 10x4)

  46.1 Giles to Tendulkar, no run, forward in defence
  46.2 Giles to Tendulkar, no run, bowling around the wicket, much better
        line and length, what the enlightened ones call as positive
        bowling, slow turn away from the batsman, left alone
  46.3 Giles to Tendulkar, FOUR, too short this time, outside the off,
        plays the cut very late, four runs!
  46.4 Giles to Tendulkar, no run, pushed in defence
  46.5 Giles to Tendulkar, one run, again too short, Tendulkar has enough
        time to rock back and hammer it through covers for a single
  46.6 Giles to Dravid, no run, defended, and that is lunch at The Oval

End of over 47 (5 runs) India 151/2 (trail by 364 runs)
AF Giles 7-1-14-0 - Pavilion End
SR Tendulkar 38* (61b 8x4) R Dravid 65* (137b 10x4)

Match State: Lunch - Day 3

       In the 105 minutes of play this morning, 25 overs bowled - 85 runs
        scored for the loss of Sanjay Bangar's (21) wicket
       We will be back after lunch at 1240 Hrs GMT
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       Hello and welcome back to The Oval
       India will resume on 151/2, they still trail by 364 runs
       The umpires and players are in the middle, it is brilliant sunshine
        in London with clear blue skies
       It is going to be Andrew Caddick
  47.1 Caddick to Tendulkar, no run, some late movement away from the
        batsman, off short of a length outside the off stump, Tendulkar
        has a good look at it, watches it go harmlessly through to Stewart
  47.2 Caddick to Tendulkar, no run
  47.3 Caddick to Tendulkar, (noball) no run, full in length, defended
  47.3 Caddick to Tendulkar, one run, outside the off, dabbed down to
        third-man for a single
  47.4 Caddick to Dravid, one run, back of a length, outside the off,
        Dravid has enough time to wait for the ball and then open the face
        of the bat to run it down to third-man for an easy single
  47.5 Caddick to Tendulkar, one run, outside the off, played down nicely
        to third-man, Tudor the fielder
  47.6 Caddick to Dravid, one run, full and on the leg, played through
        mid-wicket for a single as Giles chases it down

End of over 48 (5 runs) India 156/2 (trail by 359 runs)
AR Caddick 14-5-35-1 (1nb) - Vauxhall End
R Dravid 67* (139b 10x4) SR Tendulkar 40* (66b 8x4)

       Hoggard to bowl now
  48.1 Hoggard to Dravid, no run, outside the off, swinging away, left
        alone
  48.2 Hoggard to Dravid, no run, defended
  48.3 Hoggard to Dravid, (noball) no run, too many no balls by the
        England bowlers, makes that the 12th of the innings, 9 for Hoggard
  48.3 Hoggard to Dravid, one run, on the pads, played down to long leg
        for a single
  48.4 Hoggard to Tendulkar, no run, cuts back in sharply, Tendulkar a bit
        late in judging that, hit on the pad, no damage done
  48.5 Hoggard to Tendulkar, no run, on leg and middle, trying to help it
        around the corner, hit on the pad again
  48.6 Hoggard to Tendulkar, no run, full in length, there was a hint of
        late in-swing, Tendulkar goes well forward - in complete control -
        defends

End of over 49 (2 runs) India 158/2 (trail by 357 runs)
MJ Hoggard 13-1-52-1 (9nb) - Vauxhall End
R Dravid 68* (143b 10x4) SR Tendulkar 40* (69b 8x4)

  49.1 Caddick to Dravid, no run, Caddick trying very hard, there is
        nothing in this track for the bowlers, bowling in that corridor of
        uncertainty, just outside the off, defended
  49.2 Caddick to Dravid, (noball) no run
  49.2 Caddick to Dravid, no run
  49.3 Caddick to Dravid, no run
  49.4 Caddick to Dravid, no run
  49.5 Caddick to Dravid, no run
  49.6 Caddick to Dravid, no run, beaten outside the off, Stewart gets a
        bit excited

End of over 50 (1 run) India 159/2 (trail by 356 runs)
AR Caddick 15-5-36-1 (2nb) - Pavilion End
SR Tendulkar 40* (69b 8x4) R Dravid 68* (150b 10x4)

  50.1 Hoggard to Tendulkar, FOUR, slightly short, outside the off,
        Tendulkar plays a very delicate cut shot, finds the gap perfectly,
        what more than another four!
  50.2 Hoggard to Tendulkar, no run, swinging away from the batsman,
        Tendulkar not lured to play at it, leaves it alone
  50.3 Hoggard to Tendulkar, no run, short, outside the off, moving
        further away, Tendulkar wanted to have a go at it, then left it
        alone
  50.4 Hoggard to Tendulkar, (noball) no run, outswinger, left alone
        again, and another no ball - number 10 for Hoggy
  50.4 Hoggard to Tendulkar, one run, nice shape on that delivery,
        starting to swing away, Tendulkar the master batsman that he is,
        has enough time to open the face of the bat and run it behind
        backward of point for a single
  50.5 Hoggard to Dravid, no run, outswinger, left alone
  50.6 Hoggard to Dravid, no run, full in length, has Dravid squared up
        slightly, defends anyways

End of over 51 (6 runs) India 165/2 (trail by 350 runs)
MJ Hoggard 14-1-58-1 (10nb) - Vauxhall End
SR Tendulkar 45* (74b 9x4) R Dravid 68* (152b 10x4)

       Giles to bowl now
  51.1 Giles to Tendulkar, FOUR, Even Sunil Gavaskar would love this,
        Giles bowling around the wicket, drops it short, Tendulkar hammers
        it off the back foot through covers for four, everything positive
        about that!
  51.2 Giles to Tendulkar, one run, drives it through covers, takes a
        single and brings up his fifty! well played Sachin Tendulkar
  51.3 Giles to Dravid, no run, pushed firmly to covers
  51.4 Giles to Dravid, no run, forward in defence
  51.5 Giles to Dravid, no run, forward in defence
  51.6 Giles to Dravid, no run, flat and quick, forward in defence

End of over 52 (5 runs) India 170/2 (trail by 345 runs)
AF Giles 8-1-19-0 - Pavilion End
SR Tendulkar 50* (76b 10x4) R Dravid 68* (156b 10x4)

  52.1 Hoggard to Tendulkar, no run, nice shape on that delivery, swinging
        away, Tendulkar knows where exactly his off stump is, leaves it
        alone
  52.2 Hoggard to Tendulkar, one run, plays the ball square on the off
        side, takes an easy single
  52.3 Hoggard to Dravid, no run, fired down the leg side, faster
        delivery, dravid misses out
  52.4 Hoggard to Dravid, no run, darting back in, played to mid-wicket
  52.5 Hoggard to Dravid, no run, short of a length, just outside the line
        of off, Dravid gets right behind the line, defends
  52.6 Hoggard to Dravid, no run, played to trescothick at mid-wicket,
        just wide of him, Dravid wants a single, Tendulkar not too keen,
        trescothick slightly slow to pick it up and have a ping, Dravid
        gets back home safely, was a rare moment of trouble for the
        Indians

End of over 53 (1 run) India 171/2 (trail by 344 runs)
MJ Hoggard 15-1-59-1 (10nb) - Vauxhall End
SR Tendulkar 51* (78b 10x4) R Dravid 68* (160b 10x4)

       Giles continues - importantly around the wicket
  53.1 Giles to Tendulkar, no run, tossed up, outside the off, slow turn,
        left alone
  53.2 Giles to Tendulkar, no run, pushed in defence
       Hussain having a chat with Giles, probably another theory being
        worked out
       Just the slip and a forward short leg
  53.3 Giles to Tendulkar, no run, tossed up, outside the off, pushed
        firmly to mid-off
  53.4 Giles to Tendulkar, no run, outside the line of off, left alone
  53.5 Giles to Tendulkar, no run, oooh! That's a beauty! Drifting in and
        then turning away sharply, extra bounce too, Tendulkar beaten by
        that
  53.6 Giles to Tendulkar, no run, defended

End of over 54 (maiden) India 171/2 (trail by 344 runs)
AF Giles 9-2-19-0 - Pavilion End
R Dravid 68* (160b 10x4) SR Tendulkar 51* (84b 10x4)

       Bowling change: Caddick
  54.1 Caddick to Dravid, no run, full in length, almost a yorker,
        defended
  54.2 Caddick to Dravid, FOUR, this is very poor bowling, half volley on
        the line of leg, eased away through mid-wicket for four
  54.3 Caddick to Dravid, no run, defended
  54.4 Caddick to Dravid, no run, back of a length, rising delivery,
        defended
  54.5 Caddick to Dravid, no run, outside the off, just about on the 80
        miles mark, left alone
  54.6 Caddick to Dravid, no run, another medium-paced delivery, darting
        in to the batsman, Dravid defends

End of over 55 (4 runs) India 175/2 (trail by 340 runs)
AR Caddick 16-5-40-1 (2nb) - Vauxhall End
SR Tendulkar 51* (84b 10x4) R Dravid 72* (166b 11x4)

       55 overs bowled so far in this innings. Interestingly Tudor has
        bowled just six and Cork - five. Tudor is one with more pace and
        he is being under-bowled
       Giles to continue
  55.1 Giles to Tendulkar, no run, outside the off, defended
  55.2 Giles to Tendulkar, no run, outside the off, defended
  55.3 Giles to Tendulkar, two runs, on leg and middle, tucked around the
        corner, the tall figure of Caddick trots around to field that,
        easy two runs
  55.4 Giles to Tendulkar, one run, nicely tossed up, bowling around the
        wicket, driven through covers for a single
  55.5 Giles to Dravid, no run, slightly short, gets right back and
        punches it back to the bowler
  55.6 Giles to Dravid, no run, tossed up, stretches forward and defends,
        opens the face of the bat at the last moment and the ball goes
        towards backward point

End of over 56 (3 runs) India 178/2 (trail by 337 runs)
AF Giles 10-2-22-0 - Pavilion End
SR Tendulkar 54* (88b 10x4) R Dravid 72* (168b 11x4)

  56.1 Caddick to Tendulkar, OUT: GONE! This is a big big wicket for
        England, Tendulkar fails to pick the length of this fullish
        delivery, almost an inswinging yorker, hit on the boot, loud
        appeal for lbw, umpire de Silva has a think and then puts up the
        finger.

       India 178/3, Partnership of 91
       SR Tendulkar  lbw b Caddick  54 (89b 10x4 0x6)
       R Dravid 72* (168b 11x4) AR Caddick 16.1-5-40-2 (2nb)

       Perhaps the ball would have missed leg stump, it started to swing
        very late, anyhow the decision has gone in England's favour
       The new batsman is Sourav Ganguly
  56.2 Caddick to Ganguly, no run, angling away from the batsman, Ganguly
        lets it go by
  56.3 Caddick to Ganguly, no run, full in length, driven square
  56.4 Caddick to Ganguly, no run, slightly short, no threatening bounce,
        played to backward point
       Well, the HawkEye confirms that de Silva got it right!
  56.5 Caddick to Ganguly, no run, defended
  56.6 Caddick to Ganguly, no run, angling away from the batsman, left
        alone

End of over 57 (maiden) India 178/3 (trail by 337 runs)
AR Caddick 17-6-40-2 (2nb) - Vauxhall End
R Dravid 72* (168b 11x4) SC Ganguly 0* (5b)

  57.1 Giles to Dravid, no run, forward in defence
  57.2 Giles to Dravid, no run, tossed up, driven to covers
  57.3 Giles to Dravid, no run, well flighted, forward in defence
  57.4 Giles to Dravid, no run, very bad ball, a long hop, Dravid whips
        it, hits Crawley at forward short leg, should have put that away
        for four
  57.5 Giles to Dravid, no run, defended
  57.6 Giles to Dravid, no run, and again! Another long hop, Dravid picks
        his fielder - Hussain at cover, good stop by the English skipper,
        couple of fours missed by Dravid

End of over 58 (maiden) India 178/3 (trail by 337 runs)
AF Giles 11-3-22-0 - Pavilion End
SC Ganguly 0* (5b) R Dravid 72* (174b 11x4)

  58.1 Caddick to Ganguly, no run, back of a length, angling away, left
        alone
  58.2 Caddick to Ganguly, FOUR, Dada! Gets off the mark with a fluent off
        drive, very pleasing stroke, all along the ground, four!
  58.3 Caddick to Ganguly, no run
  58.4 Caddick to Ganguly, no run, left alone outside th alone outside the
        off
  58.5 Caddick to Ganguly, no run, gets right behind the line, defends
  58.6 Caddick to Ganguly, no run, short, wayward stuff, well outside the
        off, Ganguly shows no interest at all

End of over 59 (4 runs) India 182/3 (trail by 333 runs)
AR Caddick 18-6-44-2 (2nb) - Vauxhall End
R Dravid 72* (174b 11x4) SC Ganguly 4* (11b 1x4)

  59.1 Giles to Dravid, no run, forward in defence
  59.2 Giles to Dravid, no run, goes forward and smothers the slow turn
  59.3 Giles to Dravid, no run, defended
  59.4 Giles to Dravid, FOUR, slightly short, outside the off, Dravid
        quickly into position - rocks back and cuts, cuts hard for four
  59.5 Giles to Dravid, no run, outside the off, opens the face of the bat
        and runs it towards what would be a gully
  59.6 Giles to Dravid, no run, on the pads, pushed in defence

End of over 60 (4 runs) India 186/3 (trail by 329 runs)
AF Giles 12-3-26-0 - Pavilion End
SC Ganguly 4* (11b 1x4) R Dravid 76* (180b 12x4)

  60.1 Caddick to Ganguly, two runs, full in length, driven down the
        ground through mid-off
  60.2 Caddick to Ganguly, no run
  60.3 Caddick to Ganguly, no run
  60.4 Caddick to Ganguly, no run
  60.5 Caddick to Ganguly, no run, back of a length, outside the off,
        played to backward point
  60.6 Caddick to Ganguly, FOUR, outside the off, opens the face of the
        bat and runs it down to third-man, between slips and gully,
        skipper wouldn't mind that boundary!

End of over 61 (6 runs) India 192/3 (trail by 323 runs)
AR Caddick 19-6-50-2 (2nb) - Vauxhall End
R Dravid 76* (180b 12x4) SC Ganguly 10* (17b 2x4)

  61.1 Giles to Dravid, no run
  61.2 Giles to Dravid, no run
  61.3 Giles to Dravid, one run, tucked around the corner to Caddick at
        long leg
       Now Ganguly will face Giles
  61.4 Giles to Ganguly, no run, bowling over the wicket, flat in
        trajectory, pushed to the on side in defence
  61.5 Giles to Ganguly, no run, turn and bounce, down the leg side
        though, left alone
  61.6 Giles to Ganguly, FOUR, SHOT! leans forward and plays a glorious
        cover drive for four

End of over 62 (5 runs) India 197/3 (trail by 318 runs)
AF Giles 13-3-31-0 - Pavilion End
R Dravid 77* (183b 12x4) SC Ganguly 14* (20b 3x4)

Match State: Drinks

       Vaughan to bowl - Hussain has almost forgotten Tudor
  62.1 Vaughan to Dravid, no run, forward in defence
  62.2 Vaughan to Dravid, FOUR, long hop, boy oh boy! Dravid smacks it
        through mid-wicket for four
  62.3 Vaughan to Dravid, one run, and again, drops this short, Dravid
        smacks it, Trescothick makes a brilliant stop at short mid-wicket,
        they take a single
  62.4 Vaughan to Ganguly, no run, forward in defence
  62.5 Vaughan to Ganguly, FOUR, oh no! This is very poor bowling, drops
        it short, outside the off, Ganguly hammers this through covers for
        four
  62.6 Vaughan to Ganguly, no run

End of over 63 (9 runs) India 206/3 (trail by 309 runs)
MP Vaughan 5-0-19-0 - Vauxhall End
R Dravid 82* (186b 13x4) SC Ganguly 18* (23b 4x4)

       Hussain has not forgotten Tudor
  63.1 Tudor to Dravid, no run, back of a length, defended
  63.2 Tudor to Dravid, (noball) no run
  63.2 Tudor to Dravid, one run, goes back and plays the ball towards
        square leg
  63.3 Tudor to Ganguly, no run
  63.4 Tudor to Ganguly, no run
  63.5 Tudor to Ganguly, no run
  63.6 Tudor to Ganguly, no run

End of over 64 (2 runs) India 208/3 (trail by 307 runs)
AJ Tudor 7-2-30-0 (3nb) - Pavilion End
R Dravid 83* (189b 13x4) SC Ganguly 18* (27b 4x4)

       Giles to bowl from the Vauxhall end
  64.1 Giles to Dravid, no run, defended
  64.2 Giles to Dravid, no run, forward in defence
  64.3 Giles to Dravid, no run, pushed to mid-off
  64.4 Giles to Dravid, FOUR, slightly short, punches this one off the
        back foot, got it right out of the middle of the bat, found the
        gap in covers, four!
  64.5 Giles to Dravid, no run
  64.6 Giles to Dravid, one run

End of over 65 (5 runs) India 213/3 (trail by 302 runs)
AF Giles 14-3-36-0 - Vauxhall End
R Dravid 88* (195b 14x4) SC Ganguly 18* (27b 4x4)

  65.1 Tudor to Dravid, two runs, on the pads, flicked fine, Caddick does
        well to save the four, just the couple
  65.2 Tudor to Dravid, no run, on leg and middle, played to square leg
  65.3 Tudor to Dravid, no run, back of a length, rising delivery, fended
        down
  65.4 Tudor to Dravid, no run, taps the ball to the on side, Ganguly
        thought that there was a single, charged down only to be sent back
        by his deputy
  65.5 Tudor to Dravid, no run
  65.6 Tudor to Dravid, no run

End of over 66 (2 runs) India 215/3 (trail by 300 runs)
AJ Tudor 8-2-32-0 (3nb) - Pavilion End
SC Ganguly 18* (27b 4x4) R Dravid 90* (201b 14x4)

  66.1 Giles to Ganguly, one run, works the ball towards square leg and
        gets a single
  66.2 Giles to Dravid, three runs, whipped away through mid-wicket, long
        chase for Hoggard
  66.3 Giles to Ganguly, two runs, short, outside the off, late cut for a
        couple of runs
  66.4 Giles to Ganguly, no run, defended
  66.5 Giles to Ganguly, two runs, short, outside the off, late cut down
        to third-man, stewart goes chasing after it towards the third-man
        fence, Tudor wins the race, running in from the point fence,
        fields and sends in a good throw
  66.6 Giles to Ganguly, no run, allows the ball to hit the front pad

End of over 67 (8 runs) India 223/3 (trail by 292 runs)
AF Giles 15-3-44-0 - Vauxhall End
R Dravid 93* (202b 14x4) SC Ganguly 23* (32b 4x4)

  67.1 Tudor to Dravid, no run
  67.2 Tudor to Dravid, FOUR, outside the off, played down to third-man,
        as easy as that, four!
  67.3 Tudor to Dravid, no run, pushed to the off side
  67.4 Tudor to Dravid, two runs, short delivery, hooked away, Giles saves
        a certain four
  67.5 Tudor to Dravid, no run, pushes to covers, wants a single, Ganguly
        says no
  67.6 Tudor to Dravid, no run, bouncer, sways away from it, Dravid stays
        on 99

End of over 68 (6 runs) India 229/3 (trail by 286 runs)
AJ Tudor 9-2-38-0 (3nb) - Pavilion End
SC Ganguly 23* (32b 4x4) R Dravid 99* (209b 15x4)

  68.1 Giles to Ganguly, one run, driven to long on for a single
  68.2 Giles to Dravid, bye: FOUR, beats everybody down the leg side
  68.3 Giles to Dravid, no run, forward in defence
  68.4 Giles to Dravid, no run
  68.5 Giles to Dravid, one run, There it is! rahul Dravid take a bow!
        Tucks the ball around for a single, reaches his third 100 of the
        series, Dravid is all smiles
  68.6 Giles to Ganguly, no run, forward in defence

End of over 69 (6 runs) India 235/3 (trail by 280 runs)
AF Giles 16-3-46-0 - Vauxhall End
R Dravid 100* (213b 15x4) SC Ganguly 24* (33b 4x4)

  69.1 Tudor to Dravid, no run, gets right behind the line and defends
  69.2 Tudor to Dravid, no run, forward in defence
  69.3 Tudor to Dravid, one run, gets right up on his toes, fends the ball
        down to the leg side, takes an easy single
  69.4 Tudor to Ganguly, (noball) FOUR, Sweet! Sweet timing that is -
        wonderful cover drive, that had to be four and nothing less
  69.4 Tudor to Ganguly, FOUR, short, hooked away for four!
  69.5 Tudor to Ganguly, (noball) no run, gets right behind th eline and
        defends
  69.5 Tudor to Ganguly, no run, bouncer, ducks under
  69.6 Tudor to Ganguly, no run

End of over 70 (11 runs) India 246/3 (trail by 269 runs)
AJ Tudor 10-2-49-0 (5nb) - Pavilion End
R Dravid 101* (216b 15x4) SC Ganguly 32* (38b 6x4)

       Cork to bowl
  70.1 Cork to Dravid, no run, back of a length, just outside the off,
        defended
  70.2 Cork to Dravid, no run, defended
  70.3 Cork to Dravid, no run
  70.4 Cork to Dravid, no run
  70.5 Cork to Dravid, FOUR, caressed through covers for four, brilliant
        batting
       That boundary brought up the 250 on the board
  70.6 Cork to Dravid, no run, rising delivery, fended down

End of over 71 (4 runs) India 250/3 (trail by 265 runs)
DG Cork 6-2-18-0 - Vauxhall End
SC Ganguly 32* (38b 6x4) R Dravid 105* (222b 16x4)

  71.1 Tudor to Ganguly, no run, brisk pace, bouncing delivery just
        outside the off, Ganguly loses concentration, almost drags it back
        onto the stumps
  71.2 Tudor to Ganguly, no run
  71.3 Tudor to Ganguly, no run, outside the off, opens the face of the
        bat and plays it to backward point
  71.4 Tudor to Ganguly, FOUR, hammers this one through covers, no point
        chasing that - four!
  71.5 Tudor to Ganguly, no run, pushed forward in defence
  71.6 Tudor to Ganguly, no run, outside the off, defended

End of over 72 (4 runs) India 254/3 (trail by 261 runs)
AJ Tudor 11-2-53-0 (5nb) - Pavilion End
R Dravid 105* (222b 16x4) SC Ganguly 36* (44b 7x4)

  72.1 Cork to Dravid, no run, moving away from the right-hander, plays
        and misses, beaten!
  72.2 Cork to Dravid, no run, Cork charges in and bangs it in short,
        Dravid moves away from the line
  72.3 Cork to Dravid, no run
  72.4 Cork to Dravid, (noball) no run, very brisk run up indeed, not that
        much of a pace though, back of a length, outside the off, Dravid
        watches the rising delivery, leaves it alone
  72.4 Cork to Dravid, no run, again kicking up, Dravid forced to hop and
        fend
  72.5 Cork to Dravid, FOUR, this is silly bowling, bowls the slower one,
        almost a long hop outside the off, hammers it through covers for
        four
  72.6 Cork to Dravid, no run

End of over 73 (5 runs) India 259/3 (trail by 256 runs)
DG Cork 7-2-23-0 (1nb) - Vauxhall End
SC Ganguly 36* (44b 7x4) R Dravid 109* (229b 17x4)

  73.1 Giles to Ganguly, one run
  73.2 Giles to Dravid, no run
  73.3 Giles to Dravid, no run
  73.4 Giles to Dravid, no run
  73.5 Giles to Dravid, no run
  73.6 Giles to Dravid, no run

End of over 74 (1 run) India 260/3 (trail by 255 runs)
AF Giles 17-3-47-0 - Pavilion End
SC Ganguly 37* (45b 7x4) R Dravid 109* (234b 17x4)

  74.1 Cork to Ganguly, no run, bouncer, ducks under it
  74.2 Cork to Ganguly, no run
  74.3 Cork to Ganguly, no run, bouncer, ducks under
  74.4 Cork to Ganguly, no run
  74.5 Cork to Ganguly, no run, gets right behind the line and defends
  74.6 Cork to Ganguly, no run, left through to the keeper

End of over 75 (maiden) India 260/3 (trail by 255 runs)
DG Cork 8-3-23-0 (1nb) - Vauxhall End
R Dravid 109* (234b 17x4) SC Ganguly 37* (51b 7x4)

  75.1 Giles to Dravid, no run, forward in defence
  75.2 Giles to Dravid, no run, tossed up, outside the off, left alone to
        the keeper
  75.3 Giles to Dravid, no run, turning away from the batsman, Dravid not
        lured to play at it with just 4 balls to go for Tea break
  75.4 Giles to Dravid, no run, tossed up, walks down the track, drives to
        covers
  75.5 Giles to Dravid, no run, gets behind the line and defends
  75.6 Giles to Dravid, no run, goes forward and defends. That is tea on
        day three

End of over 76 (maiden) India 260/3 (trail by 255 runs)
AF Giles 18-4-47-0 - Pavilion End
SC Ganguly 37* (51b 7x4) R Dravid 109* (240b 17x4)

Match State: Tea - Day 3

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       Cork to bowl to Ganguly
  76.1 Cork to Ganguly, no run, just outside the off,played to backward
        point
  76.2 Cork to Ganguly, no run, oh what a miss! ganguly caught in a
        tangle, did not play the rising delivery all that well, ball pops
        up to forward short leg, Crawley should have taken the catch - it
        was an easy one, allowedit to drop right in front of him
  76.3 Cork to Ganguly, (noball) FOUR, slices this one through gully for
        four
  76.3 Cork to Ganguly, one run, short delivery, played down to fine leg
  76.4 Cork to Dravid, (noball) one run, short of a length, outside the
        off, played down to third-man
  76.4 Cork to Ganguly, (noball) one run
  76.4 Cork to Dravid, no run
  76.5 Cork to Dravid, no run
  76.6 Cork to Dravid, no run

End of over 77 (10 runs) India 270/3 (trail by 245 runs)
DG Cork 9-3-33-0 (4nb) - Vauxhall End
SC Ganguly 43* (57b 8x4) R Dravid 110* (244b 17x4)

  77.1 Giles to Ganguly, one run
  77.2 Giles to Dravid, no run, tossed up, forward in defence
  77.3 Giles to Dravid, no run, plays down the wrong line, ball coming in
        with the arm, rapped on the front pad
  77.4 Giles to Dravid, no run, forward in defence
  77.5 Giles to Dravid, one run, driven nicely to deep mid-off
  77.6 Giles to Ganguly, no run, tossed up, forward in defence

End of over 78 (2 runs) India 272/3 (trail by 243 runs)
AF Giles 19-4-49-0 - Pavilion End
R Dravid 111* (248b 17x4) SC Ganguly 44* (59b 8x4)

  78.1 Cork to Dravid, no run, bouncer, ducks under
  78.2 Cork to Dravid, no run, short, rising delivery, hops and fends down
  78.3 Cork to Dravid, no run, full in length, some reverse swing too,
        swinging down the leg, loud shout for lbw, de Silva doesn't even
        utter a word, stands still - one way to say not out
  78.4 Cork to Dravid, no run, outside the off, left alone
  78.5 Cork to Dravid, no run, outside the off, moving further away, left
        alone
  78.6 Cork to Dravid, no run, digs in short, left alone

End of over 79 (maiden) India 272/3 (trail by 243 runs)
DG Cork 10-4-33-0 (4nb) - Vauxhall End
SC Ganguly 44* (59b 8x4) R Dravid 111* (254b 17x4)

  79.1 Giles to Ganguly, no run, bowling over the wicket to Ganguly,
        allows the ball to hit his front pad
  79.2 Giles to Ganguly, no run, does it again, stifled appeal from Giles
  79.3 Giles to Ganguly, no run, tries to play a cute late cut, beaten!
  79.4 Giles to Ganguly, no run, slower through the air, defended
  79.5 Giles to Ganguly, no run, tossed up, well outside the off, slow
        turn in to the batsman, Ganguly takes it on the front pad
  79.6 Giles to Ganguly, no run, tries to trickle it around the corner,
        fails to do so

End of over 80 (maiden) India 272/3 (trail by 243 runs)
AF Giles 20-5-49-0 - Pavilion End
R Dravid 111* (254b 17x4) SC Ganguly 44* (65b 8x4)

  80.1 Cork to Dravid, no run, digs it in short, sways away from it
  80.2 Cork to Dravid, no run
  80.3 Cork to Dravid, one run, short of a length, tucked around the
        corner for a single, a single after 15 dot balls
  80.4 Cork to Ganguly, no run, left alone outside the off
  80.5 Cork to Ganguly, no run, slower ball, way down the leg, stewart
        fumbles, no run taken
  80.6 Cork to Ganguly, no run, bouncer! sways away from it

End of over 81 (1 run) India 273/3 (trail by 242 runs)
DG Cork 11-4-34-0 (4nb) - Vauxhall End
R Dravid 112* (257b 17x4) SC Ganguly 44* (68b 8x4)

  81.1 Giles to Dravid, one run
  81.2 Giles to Ganguly, no run
  81.3 Giles to Ganguly, no run
  81.4 Giles to Ganguly, no run, goes for the sweep, misses the ball
        completely
  81.5 Giles to Ganguly, no run, takes the ball on the front pad, well
        outside the line of off stump
  81.6 Giles to Ganguly, one run, slightly short, too close to the off
        stump, chopped down to third-man

End of over 82 (2 runs) India 275/3 (trail by 240 runs)
AF Giles 21-5-51-0 - Pavilion End
SC Ganguly 45* (73b 8x4) R Dravid 113* (258b 17x4)

  82.1 Cork to Ganguly, one run, short, swung down to fine leg, goes to
        the fielder on the first bounce
  82.2 Cork to Dravid, no run, short, rising delivery, outside the off,
        sways away from it
  82.3 Cork to Dravid, no run
  82.4 Cork to Dravid, no run, rising delivery, struggles to keep it down,
        played well in the end
  82.5 Cork to Dravid, no run, bouncer, sways away from it
  82.6 Cork to Dravid, no run, just outside the off, defended

End of over 83 (1 run) India 276/3 (trail by 239 runs)
DG Cork 12-4-35-0 (4nb) - Vauxhall End
SC Ganguly 46* (74b 8x4) R Dravid 113* (263b 17x4)

  83.1 Giles to Ganguly, one run, played down to fine leg
  83.2 Giles to Dravid, one run, driven down the ground to long off for a
        single, 100 runs partnership
  83.3 Giles to Ganguly, one run, swept down to fine leg
  83.4 Giles to Dravid, no run
  83.5 Giles to Dravid, one run
  83.6 Giles to Ganguly, three runs, late cut, played very well for three
        runs, brings up his fifty!

End of over 84 (7 runs) India 283/3 (trail by 232 runs)
AF Giles 22-5-58-0 - Pavilion End
SC Ganguly 51* (77b 8x4) R Dravid 115* (266b 17x4)

  84.1 Cork to Ganguly, no run
  84.2 Cork to Ganguly, no run
  84.3 Cork to Ganguly, no run
  84.4 Cork to Ganguly, no run
  84.5 Cork to Ganguly, no run
  84.6 Cork to Ganguly, no run

End of over 85 (maiden) India 283/3 (trail by 232 runs)
DG Cork 13-5-35-0 (4nb) - Vauxhall End
R Dravid 115* (266b 17x4) SC Ganguly 51* (83b 8x4)

  85.1 Giles to Dravid, no run, forward in defence
  85.2 Giles to Dravid, no run, outside the off, left alone
  85.3 Giles to Dravid, no run, played straight to Crawley at forward
        short leg
  85.4 Giles to Dravid, no run, tossed up, forward in defence
  85.5 Giles to Dravid, no run, forward in defence again
  85.6 Giles to Dravid, no run, short, outside the off, played firmly to
        covers, Cork dives and stops

End of over 86 (maiden) India 283/3 (trail by 232 runs)
AF Giles 23-6-58-0 - Pavilion End
SC Ganguly 51* (83b 8x4) R Dravid 115* (272b 17x4)

  86.1 Cork to Ganguly, OUT: Gone! The short-pitched delivery has finally
        worked for Cork in this Test match, has been diggin 'em short for
        a while now, Ganguly went for the hook, ball kissed the glove and
        went through to Stewart!

       India 283/4, Partnership of 105
       SC Ganguly  c Stewart b Cork  51 (84b 8x4 0x6)
       R Dravid 115* (272b 17x4) DG Cork 13.1-5-35-1 (4nb)

       Laxman is the new batsman
  86.2 Cork to Laxman, FOUR, gets off the mark with a lucky boundary to
        third-man
  86.3 Cork to Laxman, no run, bouncer! ducks under
  86.4 Cork to Laxman, no run, taps the ball in defence to the on side
  86.5 Cork to Laxman, no run, back of a good length, just outside the
        off, rising delivery, Laxman's feet going nowhere - plays away
        from his body, pushed to gully
  86.6 Cork to Laxman, no run, this one kicks up nastily, Laxman keeps it
        down safely, end of a wicket-taking over!

End of over 87 (4 runs) India 287/4 (trail by 228 runs)
DG Cork 14-5-39-1 (4nb) - Vauxhall End
R Dravid 115* (272b 17x4) VVS Laxman 4* (5b 1x4)

  87.1 Giles to Dravid, three runs, cracking shot, driven firmly down the
        ground through mid-off, wonderful effort by Tudor to save that
        extra run
  87.2 Giles to Laxman, no run, turning away from Laxman, left alone
  87.3 Giles to Laxman, no run, slower through the air, Laxman defends
  87.4 Giles to Laxman, no run, tossed up, forward in defence
  87.5 Giles to Laxman, no run, again forward in defence
  87.6 Giles to Laxman, no run, outside the of, playing well away from his
        body, pushed to backward point

End of over 88 (3 runs) India 290/4 (trail by 225 runs)
AF Giles 24-6-61-0 - Pavilion End
R Dravid 118* (273b 17x4) VVS Laxman 4* (10b 1x4)

  88.1 Cork to Dravid, no run, bouncer, allows it to sail through to
        Stewart
  88.2 Cork to Dravid, no run, another bouncer, ducks under it
  88.3 Cork to Dravid, two runs, full in length, played through mid-on for
        a couple of runs
  88.4 Cork to Dravid, no run, left alone
  88.5 Cork to Dravid, no run, bangs this one short, almost touching the
        140 K mark, left alone
  88.6 Cork to Dravid, no run, rising delivery again, played in defence

End of over 89 (2 runs) India 292/4 (trail by 223 runs)
DG Cork 15-5-41-1 (4nb) - Vauxhall End
VVS Laxman 4* (10b 1x4) R Dravid 120* (279b 17x4)

  89.1 Giles to Laxman, no run, coming in with the arm, forward in defence
  89.2 Giles to Laxman, no run, tossed up, forward in defence
  89.3 Giles to Laxman, no run, well tossed up, foot not going anywhere
        near the ball, pushes at it, ball goes in the air, falls safely
        well in front of backward point
  89.4 Giles to Laxman, no run, forward in defence
  89.5 Giles to Laxman, no run, bounce and turn, played to backward point
  89.6 Giles to Laxman, one run

End of over 90 (1 run) India 293/4 (trail by 222 runs)
AF Giles 25-6-62-0 - Pavilion End
VVS Laxman 5* (16b 1x4) R Dravid 120* (279b 17x4)

  90.1 Cork to Laxman, no run, Cork charges in and digs this one short,
        Laxman not too comfortable in dealing with this, fends it down
        safely in the end
  90.2 Cork to Laxman, no run, bouncer, ducks under it
  90.3 Cork to Laxman, no run, oooh! This was a nasty one, short delivery
        - it just exploded on Laxman, almost kissed the glove on its way
        to Stewart.
  90.4 Cork to Laxman, no run, short delivery, leaves that alone
  90.5 Cork to Laxman, one run, again a nasty delivery, Laxman very
        uncomfortable, ball hits the handle of the bat and goes down to
        fine leg
  90.6 Cork to Dravid, no run, bouncer, ducks under

End of over 91 (1 run) India 294/4 (trail by 221 runs)
DG Cork 16-5-42-1 (4nb) - Vauxhall End
VVS Laxman 6* (21b 1x4) R Dravid 120* (280b 17x4)

  91.1 Giles to Laxman, no run, well tossed up, outside the  off, Laxman's
        feet glued to the crease, stretches to drive at it, mistimes the
        shot
  91.2 Giles to Laxman, no run, slightly short in length, Laxman more
        comfortable playing on the back foot, defends
  91.3 Giles to Laxman, no run, leaves the ball alone to the keeper
  91.4 Giles to Laxman, no run, defended
  91.5 Giles to Laxman, no run, gets right behind the line and defends
  91.6 Giles to Laxman, no run, well up to the batsman, defended

End of over 92 (maiden) India 294/4 (trail by 221 runs)
AF Giles 26-7-62-0 - Pavilion End
R Dravid 120* (280b 17x4) VVS Laxman 6* (27b 1x4)

       Well cork has done his job, got the wicket of Ganguly. Hussain goes
        for more fire-power in Alex Tudor
  92.1 Tudor to Dravid, no run, bouncer, sways away from it
  92.2 Tudor to Dravid, no run, bangs it in short, does not rise that
        much, defended
  92.3 Tudor to Dravid, no run, rising delivery, fended down
  92.4 Tudor to Dravid, no run, angling it in with fair amount of pace
        with this old ball, Dravid gets right behind the line and defends
  92.5 Tudor to Dravid, (noball) no run
  92.5 Tudor to Dravid, no run, bouncer, ducks under
  92.6 Tudor to Dravid, no run, left alone outside the off. Just 3 runs
        off the last four overs, things slowing down rather drastically
        here

End of over 93 (1 run) India 295/4 (trail by 220 runs)
AJ Tudor 12-2-54-0 (6nb) - Vauxhall End
VVS Laxman 6* (27b 1x4) R Dravid 120* (287b 17x4)

       Giles to continue
  93.1 Giles to Laxman, no run, defended
  93.2 Giles to Laxman, no run, goes half forward, hit on the front pad,
        loud shout for lbw, not out
  93.3 Giles to Laxman, FOUR, Wristy stroke, whipped through mid-wicket
        for four
  93.4 Giles to Laxman, no run, left alone outside the off
  93.5 Giles to Laxman, no run, turning away from the batsman, left alone
  93.6 Giles to Laxman, no run, outside the off, good take by Stewart

End of over 94 (4 runs) India 299/4 (trail by 216 runs)
AF Giles 27-7-66-0 - Pavilion End
R Dravid 120* (287b 17x4) VVS Laxman 10* (33b 2x4)

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  94.1 Tudor to Dravid, no run, fends this one down safely
  94.2 Tudor to Dravid, one run, tucked around the corner, brings up the
        300 on the board
  94.3 Tudor to Laxman, no run, through to Stewart
  94.4 Tudor to Laxman, no run
  94.5 Tudor to Laxman, no run, bouncer, ducks under
  94.6 Tudor to Laxman, no run, gets right up on his toes and fends

End of over 95 (1 run) India 300/4 (trail by 215 runs)
AJ Tudor 13-2-55-0 (6nb) - Vauxhall End
R Dravid 121* (289b 17x4) VVS Laxman 10* (37b 2x4)

  95.1 Giles to Dravid, no run
  95.2 Giles to Dravid, no run
  95.3 Giles to Dravid, no run, pitched outside the line of leg, defended
  95.4 Giles to Dravid, no run, tossed up, Dravid losing his patience
        here, goes for the expansive drive, mistimes it completely
  95.5 Giles to Dravid, no run, leans forward and defends
  95.6 Giles to Dravid, no run, well tossed up, almost a full toss, Dravid
        pushes in defence

End of over 96 (maiden) India 300/4 (trail by 215 runs)
AF Giles 28-8-66-0 - Pavilion End
VVS Laxman 10* (37b 2x4) R Dravid 121* (295b 17x4)

       The fact that Laxman is struggling is not helping Dravid at all
  96.1 Tudor to Laxman, no run, through to Stewart
  96.2 Tudor to Laxman, no run, back of a length, rising delivery, pushes
        it away to gully
  96.3 Tudor to Laxman, no run, this time gets right behind the line,
        better said as the ball was well aimed at Laxman, defends
  96.4 Tudor to Laxman, (noball) no run, bouncer, de Silva the silent
        umpire that he is, has his arm out to signal the no ball, seems
        like he has lost his voice
  96.4 Tudor to Laxman, no run, another short pitched delivery, sways away
        from it
  96.5 Tudor to Laxman, no run, bowling around the wicket, big bouncer,
        sits under it
  96.6 Tudor to Laxman, no run

End of over 97 (1 run) India 301/4 (trail by 214 runs)
AJ Tudor 14-2-56-0 (7nb) - Vauxhall End
R Dravid 121* (295b 17x4) VVS Laxman 10* (44b 2x4)

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  97.1 Giles to Dravid, no run, bowling over the wicket, well tossed up,
        defended
  97.2 Giles to Dravid, no run, defended again
  97.3 Giles to Dravid, no run, outside the off, defended
  97.4 Giles to Dravid, no run, leans forward and defends
  97.5 Giles to Dravid, no run, well flighted delivery, forward in defence
  97.6 Giles to Dravid, one run, eased through covers

End of over 98 (1 run) India 302/4 (trail by 213 runs)
AF Giles 29-8-67-0 - Pavilion End
R Dravid 122* (301b 17x4) VVS Laxman 10* (44b 2x4)

       That was the first scoring shot after 23 dot balls
       Tudor continues...
  98.1 Tudor to Dravid, no run, back of a length, gets right behind the
        line and defends
  98.2 Tudor to Dravid, no run, back of a length, gets right behind the
        line and defends
  98.3 Tudor to Dravid, three runs, runs for real, three of them to long
        off
  98.4 Tudor to Laxman, no run
  98.5 Tudor to Laxman, no run
  98.6 Tudor to Laxman, no run

End of over 99 (3 runs) India 305/4 (trail by 210 runs)
AJ Tudor 15-2-59-0 (7nb) - Vauxhall End
R Dravid 125* (304b 17x4) VVS Laxman 10* (47b 2x4)

  99.1 Giles to Dravid, one run
  99.2 Giles to Laxman, no run
  99.3 Giles to Laxman, no run
       This is the 100th over of the innings, soon we might see the new
        ball taken. Caddick and Hoggard are gettin' warmed up
  99.4 Giles to Laxman, no run
  99.5 Giles to Laxman, no run
  99.6 Giles to Laxman, one run, pushed square on the off side for a
        single

End of over 100 (2 runs) India 307/4 (trail by 208 runs)
AF Giles 30-8-69-0 - Pavilion End
VVS Laxman 11* (52b 2x4) R Dravid 126* (305b 17x4)

       New ball taken
       It is Hoggard to bowl with the second new ball
 100.1 Hoggard to Laxman, no run, just outside the off, pushed to gully,
        once again playing away from his body
 100.2 Hoggard to Laxman, no run, loud shout for lbw, ball slipping down
        the leg, Laxman was caught right on the crease, umpire de Silva
        once again in yoga - umoved!
 100.3 Hoggard to Laxman, no run, just outside the off, defended
 100.4 Hoggard to Laxman, no run, right kind of length to drive through
        covers, played straight to a fielder
 100.5 Hoggard to Laxman, three runs, on middle and leg, played through
        mid-wicket, did not time it well enough
 100.6 Hoggard to Dravid, no run, full in length, defended

End of over 101 (3 runs) India 310/4 (trail by 205 runs)
MJ Hoggard 16-1-62-1 (10nb) - Vauxhall End
VVS Laxman 14* (57b 2x4) R Dravid 126* (306b 17x4)

       Caddick to share the new ball
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 101.1 Caddick to Laxman, no run, outside the off, left alone
 101.2 Caddick to Laxman, no run, darting in to the batsman, defended
 101.3 Caddick to Laxman, no run, outside the line of off, left alone
 101.4 Caddick to Laxman, no run, not much of pace, outside the off, left
        alone
 101.5 Caddick to Laxman, no run
 101.6 Caddick to Laxman, no run

End of over 102 (maiden) India 310/4 (trail by 205 runs)
AR Caddick 20-7-50-2 (2nb) - Pavilion End
R Dravid 126* (307b 17x4) VVS Laxman 14* (63b 2x4)

 102.1 Hoggard to Dravid, no run, played back to the bowler
 102.2 Hoggard to Dravid, no run, gets right behind the line and defends
 102.3 Hoggard to Dravid, three runs, on the pads, whipped away through
        square leg
 102.4 Hoggard to Laxman, no run
 102.5 Hoggard to Laxman, no run, right at the batsman, defended
 102.6 Hoggard to Laxman, no run

End of over 103 (3 runs) India 313/4 (trail by 202 runs)
MJ Hoggard 17-1-65-1 (10nb) - Vauxhall End
R Dravid 129* (310b 17x4) VVS Laxman 14* (66b 2x4)

       England clearly need some fire-power on tracks such as these to win
        Test matches. The tracks are so much in favour of the batsmen.
       Hussain might be missing the young Simon Jones and Steve Harmison -
        who bowled quite fast early on in the series
 103.1 Caddick to Dravid, one run, played in the air, down towards third-
        man, ball bounces well in front of the fielder
 103.2 Caddick to Laxman, no run, bouncer, ducks under it
 103.3 Caddick to Laxman, no run, opens the face of the bat as he defends
        this one
 103.4 Caddick to Laxman, no run, outside the off, left alone
 103.5 Caddick to Laxman, no run, bouncer, ducks under
 103.6 Caddick to Laxman, no run, yorker, well dug out

End of over 104 (1 run) India 314/4 (trail by 201 runs)
AR Caddick 21-7-51-2 (2nb) - Pavilion End
R Dravid 130* (311b 17x4) VVS Laxman 14* (71b 2x4)

 104.1 Hoggard to Dravid, no run
 104.2 Hoggard to Dravid, no run
 104.3 Hoggard to Dravid, one run
 104.4 Hoggard to Laxman, no run
 104.5 Hoggard to Laxman, no run
 104.6 Hoggard to Laxman, no run

End of over 105 (1 run) India 315/4 (trail by 200 runs)
MJ Hoggard 18-1-66-1 (10nb) - Vauxhall End
R Dravid 131* (314b 17x4) VVS Laxman 14* (74b 2x4)

       Some breaking news:
       According to a Reuters report: India's cricket chief Jagmohan
        Dalmiya has rejected an ICC compromise deal to a sponsorship row,
       again raising doubts over whether their leading player would take
        part in next week's Champions Trophy.
 105.1 Caddick to Dravid, no run
 105.2 Caddick to Dravid, no run, beaten outside the off
       The umpires are not too happy with the light - offers it to the
        batsmen - and here they go back
       Well, that is that for the third day at The Oval
       India lost three wickets today, Bangar 21, Tendulkar 54 and Ganguly
        51.
       India are 315/4, exactly 200 runs behind the England first innings
        score of 515 all out.
       Easily the star of the day has been - Rahul Dravid, unbeaten on 131
        with 17 boundaries.
       Make no mistake, this is a wonderful pitch to bat on, The
        Australian team might score more runs and that too quickly on a
        track like this
       Two more days remain in the Test match. Barring a major batting
        collapse tomorrow morning, this Test should meander to a tame
        draw.
       But, then, one never knows with the game of cricket, do join us
        tomorrow at 1000 Hrs GMT, 1530 Hrs IST.
       Cheers!

Match State: Stumps - Day 3

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       It is day-4 of the final npower Test match of the 4-Test series
        between England and India
       India will resume on 315/4, still trailing by 200 runs in the first
        innings
       Rahul Dravid is unbeaten on 131 and VVS Laxman is unbeaten on 14
       We are just a few minutes away from the start
       Andrew Caddick has to complete the over that he had started last
        evening, Rahul Dravid will be on strike
       The umpires and players are in the middle, we are all set for the
        start
       Not a sunny morning at The Oval, it is very much murky
 105.3 Caddick to Dravid, no run, short of a length, outside the off,
        Dravid very watchful, opens the face of the bat and runs it down
        to gully
 105.4 Caddick to Dravid, no run, back of a length, outside the off,
        Dravid has nothing to do with it
 105.5 Caddick to Dravid, no run, pace and the extra bounce, sadly way
        down the leg side
 105.6 Caddick to Dravid, no run, gets right behind the line and defends

End of over 106 (maiden) India 315/4 (trail by 200 runs)
AR Caddick 22-8-51-2 (2nb) - Pavilion End
VVS Laxman 14* (74b 2x4) R Dravid 131* (320b 17x4)

       Hoggard to continue
 106.1 Hoggard to Laxman, legbye: one run, off the pads and down to
        Caddick at fine leg
 106.2 Hoggard to Dravid, no run, left alone to the keeper
 106.3 Hoggard to Dravid, one run, takes the thick outside edge and goes
        down to third-man
 106.4 Hoggard to Laxman, no run, outside the off, opens the face of the
        bat while playing a defensive shot
 106.5 Hoggard to Laxman, no run, excellent line and length, right at the
        batsman, well defended
 106.6 Hoggard to Laxman, no run, bouncer, ducks under it.

End of over 107 (2 runs) India 317/4 (trail by 198 runs)
MJ Hoggard 19-1-67-1 (10nb) - Vauxhall End
R Dravid 132* (322b 17x4) VVS Laxman 14* (78b 2x4)

 107.1 Caddick to Dravid, no run, outside the off, pushed to covers
 107.2 Caddick to Dravid, (noball) no run, this is much better bowling
        today, fires it in full, makes Dravid to hurry to play the
        defensive push
 107.2 Caddick to Dravid, no run, rising delivery, stands tall and defends
 107.3 Caddick to Dravid, no run, gets right behind the line and defends
 107.4 Caddick to Dravid, no run, and again
 107.5 Caddick to Dravid, no run, now this one was fast, almost 90 miles
        an hour, through to Stewart
 107.6 Caddick to Dravid, no run, defended

End of over 108 (1 run) India 318/4 (trail by 197 runs)
AR Caddick 23-8-52-2 (3nb) - Pavilion End
VVS Laxman 14* (78b 2x4) R Dravid 132* (329b 17x4)

 108.1 Hoggard to Laxman, no run, beaten! What a wonderful delivery, it
        had pace, bounce and the right kind of movement away from the
        batsman, Laxman had no clue at all
 108.2 Hoggard to Laxman, no run, outside the off, pushed in defence
 108.3 Hoggard to Laxman, no run, defends back down the track
 108.4 Hoggard to Laxman, one run, flicked down to fine leg for a single
 108.5 Hoggard to Dravid, one run, this must rate as very positive bowling
        for the cynics, a hafl volley on the pads, put away to deep
        backward square leg for a single
 108.6 Hoggard to Laxman, no run, left through to Stewart

End of over 109 (2 runs) India 320/4 (trail by 195 runs)
MJ Hoggard 20-1-69-1 (10nb) - Vauxhall End
R Dravid 133* (330b 17x4) VVS Laxman 15* (83b 2x4)

 109.1 Caddick to Dravid, one run, played down to third-man for a single
 109.2 Caddick to Laxman, no run, back of a length, outside the off, left
        alone. Caddick bowling with a lot of purpose today, has been
        clocking 140 K and above
 109.3 Caddick to Laxman, no run, straight delivery, slightly slower,
        played back to the bowler
 109.4 Caddick to Laxman, no run, defended
 109.5 Caddick to Laxman, no run, bouncer, did not bounce that much, a
        legitimate delivery by all means
 109.6 Caddick to Laxman, no run, defended

End of over 110 (1 run) India 321/4 (trail by 194 runs)
AR Caddick 24-8-53-2 (3nb) - Pavilion End
R Dravid 134* (331b 17x4) VVS Laxman 15* (88b 2x4)

 110.1 Hoggard to Dravid, no run, slower ball, outside the off, left alone
 110.2 Hoggard to Dravid, no run, just back of a length, outside the off,
        Dravid stands tall and punches the ball to mid-off
       Five overs have been bowled this morning and just six runs scored
 110.3 Hoggard to Dravid, no run, defended
 110.4 Hoggard to Dravid, no run, short of a length, just outside the line
        of off, defended, Dravid in no hurry at all
 110.5 Hoggard to Dravid, no run, much better delivery, squares up Dravid,
        takes the thick outside edge, luckily for Dravid the ball goes all
        along the ground to gully
 110.6 Hoggard to Dravid, no run, outside the off, left alone

End of over 111 (maiden) India 321/4 (trail by 194 runs)
MJ Hoggard 21-2-69-1 (10nb) - Vauxhall End
VVS Laxman 15* (88b 2x4) R Dravid 134* (337b 17x4)

 111.1 Caddick to Laxman, no run, outside the off, left alone
 111.2 Caddick to Laxman, no run, darting in to the batsman, defended
 111.3 Caddick to Laxman, no run, fast delivery, 140 K that too, feet
        moving slowly - defends
 111.4 Caddick to Laxman, three runs, ooh! Runs! Not one, not two, three
        of 'em! Driven nicely through covers
 111.5 Caddick to Dravid, no run, back of a length, outside the off,
        Dravid shows no interest
 111.6 Caddick to Dravid, no run, left through to the keeper

End of over 112 (3 runs) India 324/4 (trail by 191 runs)
AR Caddick 25-8-56-2 (3nb) - Pavilion End
VVS Laxman 18* (92b 2x4) R Dravid 134* (339b 17x4)

       9 runs scored in the first 30 minutes of the day
 112.1 Hoggard to Laxman, no run, Almost! laxman plays the flasse stroke,
        chips the ball in the air, just wide of the bowler, not a
        convincing prod that
 112.2 Hoggard to Laxman, one run, slightly short, Laxman plays this shot
        very well, cuts it down to third-man
 112.3 Hoggard to Dravid, two runs, short delivery, pulled around the
        corner, should have been a four, Giles does well to dive and stop
        the ball, just the two runs
 112.4 Hoggard to Dravid, one run, driven to Hussain at mid-on, fumbles as
        he attempts a quick shy at the stumps, enables the single to be
        taken
 112.5 Hoggard to Laxman, no run, gets a thick inside edge and the ball
        goes to mid-on
 112.6 Hoggard to Laxman, no run, bouncer, sways away

End of over 113 (4 runs) India 328/4 (trail by 187 runs)
MJ Hoggard 22-2-73-1 (10nb) - Vauxhall End
R Dravid 137* (341b 17x4) VVS Laxman 19* (96b 2x4)

 113.1 Caddick to Dravid, no run
 113.2 Caddick to Dravid, FOUR, This one is fast, well above the 90 miles
        an hour mark, rising delivery, Dravid gets enough bat on it and
        the ball races to the third-man fence for four at more than 100
        mph
 113.3 Caddick to Dravid, no run, again a fast ball, hit on the thigh pad
 113.4 Caddick to Dravid, no run, outside the off, left alone
 113.5 Caddick to Dravid, no run
 113.6 Caddick to Dravid, no run

End of over 114 (4 runs) India 332/4 (trail by 183 runs)
AR Caddick 26-8-60-2 (3nb) - Pavilion End
VVS Laxman 19* (96b 2x4) R Dravid 141* (347b 18x4)

 114.1 Hoggard to Laxman, no run, outswinger, left alone
 114.2 Hoggard to Laxman, three runs, drives this half volley through
        extra cover - vaughan the fielder
 114.3 Hoggard to Dravid, one run, played through mid-wicket, was heading
        towards the ropes, Hussain charging in from mid-on, dives and
        stops
 114.4 Hoggard to Laxman, (noball) two runs, finds the gap at mid-wicket,
        not timed as well as he would have wanted it to
 114.4 Hoggard to Laxman, no run, bouncer, ducks under it
 114.5 Hoggard to Laxman, no run
 114.6 Hoggard to Laxman, no run

End of over 115 (7 runs) India 339/4 (trail by 176 runs)
MJ Hoggard 23-2-80-1 (11nb) - Vauxhall End
R Dravid 142* (348b 18x4) VVS Laxman 24* (102b 2x4)

 115.1 Caddick to Dravid, no run
 115.2 Caddick to Dravid, no run
 115.3 Caddick to Dravid, no run, loud shout for lbw, hit a bit too high,
        Orchard says not out
 115.4 Caddick to Dravid, one run, pushed through covers
 115.5 Caddick to Laxman, no run, ooh! laxman's feet going nowhere, ball
        hits high on the pad
 115.6 Caddick to Laxman, no run, played back down the track

End of over 116 (1 run) India 340/4 (trail by 175 runs)
AR Caddick 27-8-61-2 (3nb) - Pavilion End
R Dravid 143* (352b 18x4) VVS Laxman 24* (104b 2x4)

       This partnership has so far put together 57 runs off 29.5 overs.
        Bowling change: Cork
 116.1 Cork to Dravid, FOUR, on the pads, flicked behind square for four,
        wonderful timing in that
 116.2 Cork to Dravid, no run, just back of a length, rising delivery, on
        his toes and fends it down
       Hussain and Cork having a long chat. Crawley goes to forward short
        leg
 116.3 Cork to Dravid, (noball) one run, short, pulled to deep backward
        square leg
 116.3 Cork to Laxman, no run, bouncer, ducks under
 116.4 Cork to Laxman, one run, short delivery, pulled to deep backward
        square leg, Giles is stationed there
 116.5 Cork to Dravid, no run, short, rising delivery, outside the line of
        off, left alone
 116.6 Cork to Dravid, no run, again short, through to Stewart

End of over 117 (7 runs) India 347/4 (trail by 168 runs)
DG Cork 17-5-49-1 (5nb) - Vauxhall End
VVS Laxman 25* (106b 2x4) R Dravid 148* (357b 19x4)

 117.1 Caddick to Laxman, no run, well up to the batsman, defended
 117.2 Caddick to Laxman, no run, cuts back in sharply, inside edge onto
        the pad
 117.3 Caddick to Laxman, one run, worked away nicely through mid-wicket
 117.4 Caddick to Dravid, one run
 117.5 Caddick to Laxman, one run, tucked behind square for a single and
        the 350 on the board
 117.6 Caddick to Dravid, no run

End of over 118 (3 runs) India 350/4 (trail by 165 runs)
AR Caddick 28-8-64-2 (3nb) - Pavilion End
VVS Laxman 27* (110b 2x4) R Dravid 149* (359b 19x4)

 118.1 Cork to Laxman, one run, outside the off, played down to third-man
 118.2 Cork to Dravid, one run, short, pulled away, not right out of
        themiddle of the bat, gets a single as the ball goes through mid-
        wicket, takes him to 150, well played Dravid!
 118.3 Cork to Laxman, no run
 118.4 Cork to Laxman, no run, outside the off, played crisply to covers
 118.5 Cork to Laxman, no run, bouncer, ducks under it
 118.6 Cork to Laxman, no run, back of a length, just outside the off,
        gets right behind the line and defends

End of over 119 (2 runs) India 352/4 (trail by 163 runs)
DG Cork 18-5-51-1 (5nb) - Vauxhall End
R Dravid 150* (360b 19x4) VVS Laxman 28* (115b 2x4)

Match State: Drinks

       37 runs scored in the first hour - off 13.4 overs at a run rate of
        2.7
       Giles to bowl around the wicket, which should be termed a positive
        move
 119.1 Giles to Dravid, no run, outside the off, defended
 119.2 Giles to Dravid, no run, flighted delivery, forward in defence
 119.3 Giles to Dravid, one run, outside the off, played through covers
 119.4 Giles to Laxman, no run, flighted delivery, pushed forward in
        defence
 119.5 Giles to Laxman, no run, forward in defence
 119.6 Giles to Laxman, no run, pushes this one to covers

End of over 120 (1 run) India 353/4 (trail by 162 runs)
AF Giles 31-8-70-0 - Pavilion End
R Dravid 151* (363b 19x4) VVS Laxman 28* (118b 2x4)

 120.1 Cork to Dravid, no run, short delivery, a quick one that too,
        Dravid goes for the hook, misses
 120.2 Cork to Dravid, no run, pitches this one up, driven back to the
        bowler
 120.3 Cork to Dravid, no run, short delivery, hammers this one to mid-
        wicket
 120.4 Cork to Dravid, no run, bouncer, ducks under, umpire de Silva
        signals - that is one bouncer!
 120.5 Cork to Dravid, one run, short, pulled away to deep backward square
        leg
 120.6 Cork to Laxman, no run

End of over 121 (1 run) India 354/4 (trail by 161 runs)
DG Cork 19-5-52-1 (5nb) - Vauxhall End
R Dravid 152* (368b 19x4) VVS Laxman 28* (119b 2x4)

 121.1 Giles to Dravid, no run, bowling left-arm around the wicket,
        drifting it in, Dravid goes forward in defence
 121.2 Giles to Dravid, no run, tossed up delivery, pushed forward in
        defence
 121.3 Giles to Dravid, no run, quicker through the air, goes well forward
        and defends
 121.4 Giles to Dravid, no run, defended again
 121.5 Giles to Dravid, one run, driven nicely to deep mid-off for a
        single
       Laxman has so far scored 28 runs off 119 balls, strike rate of
        23.5!
 121.6 Giles to Laxman, two runs, on the pads, flicked away through square
        leg for a couple of runs

End of over 122 (3 runs) India 357/4 (trail by 158 runs)
AF Giles 32-8-73-0 - Pavilion End
R Dravid 153* (373b 19x4) VVS Laxman 30* (120b 2x4)

 122.1 Cork to Dravid, no run, short and wide down the leg side, through
        to Stewart
 122.2 Cork to Dravid, no run, bouncer, ducks under
 122.3 Cork to Dravid, (noball) no run, outside the off, left alone
 122.3 Cork to Dravid, no run, another bouncer, ducks under
 122.4 Cork to Dravid, FOUR, bangs it in short, Dravid has no problems at
        all, rocks back, waits for it and pulls it away behind square for
        four
 122.5 Cork to Dravid, FOUR, What a shot! This is poor bowling, whatever
        the plan is, Cork drops it short, Dravid smacks it away through
        square leg for four, cracking shot
 122.6 Cork to Dravid, no run

End of over 123 (9 runs) India 366/4 (trail by 149 runs)
DG Cork 20-5-61-1 (6nb) - Vauxhall End
VVS Laxman 30* (120b 2x4) R Dravid 161* (380b 21x4)

 123.1 Giles to Laxman, no run, outside the off, left alone
 123.2 Giles to Laxman, no run, leans forward and defends
 123.3 Giles to Laxman, no run
 123.4 Giles to Laxman, no run
 123.5 Giles to Laxman, one run
 123.6 Giles to Dravid, no run

End of over 124 (1 run) India 367/4 (trail by 148 runs)
AF Giles 33-8-74-0 - Pavilion End
VVS Laxman 31* (125b 2x4) R Dravid 161* (381b 21x4)

       That is that for Cork, Tudor replaces him
 124.1 Tudor to Laxman, no run
 124.2 Tudor to Laxman, no run
 124.3 Tudor to Laxman, (noball) no run
 124.3 Tudor to Laxman, one run
 124.4 Tudor to Dravid, no run
 124.5 Tudor to Dravid, no run
 124.6 Tudor to Dravid, one run

End of over 125 (3 runs) India 370/4 (trail by 145 runs)
AJ Tudor 16-2-62-0 (8nb) - Vauxhall End
R Dravid 162* (385b 21x4) VVS Laxman 32* (129b 2x4)

 125.1 Giles to Dravid, no run
 125.2 Giles to Dravid, no run
 125.3 Giles to Dravid, no run
 125.4 Giles to Dravid, FOUR, leans forward and drives through extra cover
        for four, glorious shot
 125.5 Giles to Dravid, no run
 125.6 Giles to Dravid, no run

End of over 126 (4 runs) India 374/4 (trail by 141 runs)
AF Giles 34-8-78-0 - Pavilion End
VVS Laxman 32* (129b 2x4) R Dravid 166* (391b 22x4)

 126.1 Tudor to Laxman, no run, late movement away from the batsman,
        Laxman fishes at it, beaten
 126.2 Tudor to Laxman, two runs, outside the off, played in the air and
        down to third-man
 126.3 Tudor to Laxman, no run, outside the off, left alone
 126.4 Tudor to Laxman, FOUR, cracking shot, wonderful cover drive for
        four
 126.5 Tudor to Laxman, no run, gets behind the line and defends
 126.6 Tudor to Laxman, one run

End of over 127 (7 runs) India 381/4 (trail by 134 runs)
AJ Tudor 17-2-69-0 (8nb) - Vauxhall End
VVS Laxman 39* (135b 3x4) R Dravid 166* (391b 22x4)

 127.1 Giles to Laxman, no run, fires in a quick delivery, down the leg
        side, through to Stewart
 127.2 Giles to Laxman, no run, bowling left-arm around the wicket, tosses
        it up, down the track comes Laxman, drives it to mid-on
 127.3 Giles to Laxman, no run, waits for this short delivery, cuts, but
        cann
 127.4 Giles to Laxman, no run, tossed up, forward in defence
 127.5 Giles to Laxman, no run, quicker through the air, on middle and
        off, forward in defence
 127.6 Giles to Laxman, no run

End of over 128 (maiden) India 381/4 (trail by 134 runs)
AF Giles 35-9-78-0 - Pavilion End
R Dravid 166* (391b 22x4) VVS Laxman 39* (141b 3x4)

 128.1 Tudor to Dravid, no run, left alone outside the off
 128.2 Tudor to Dravid, no run, outside the off, played to backward point
 128.3 Tudor to Dravid, no run
 128.4 Tudor to Dravid, two runs, tucked around the corner, gets a couple
        of runs, brings up the 100 runs partnership - took 42.3 overs
 128.5 Tudor to Dravid, one run, DROPPED! Dravid goes for the drive, gets
        a thick edge and Giles gets his right hand to it, could not hang
        on to the catch
 128.6 Tudor to Laxman, no run, outside the off, left alone

End of over 129 (3 runs) India 384/4 (trail by 131 runs)
AJ Tudor 18-2-72-0 (8nb) - Vauxhall End
R Dravid 169* (396b 22x4) VVS Laxman 39* (142b 3x4)

 129.1 Giles to Dravid, no run, turn and bounce, Dravid beaten
 129.2 Giles to Dravid, no run, drifts it in, trying to turn the ball
        away, Dravid goes forward and defends
 129.3 Giles to Dravid, no run, slow turn away from the batsman, left
        alone
 129.4 Giles to Dravid, no run, tosses this up as Giles gains in
        confidence, Dravid equal to the task, forward in defence
 129.5 Giles to Dravid, one run, outside the off, worked through covers
        for a single
 129.6 Giles to Laxman, no run, flat and quick, Laxman gets right behind
        the line and defends

End of over 130 (1 run) India 385/4 (trail by 130 runs)
AF Giles 36-9-79-0 - Pavilion End
R Dravid 170* (401b 22x4) VVS Laxman 39* (143b 3x4)

 130.1 Tudor to Dravid, FOUR, short and wide outside the off, almost a
        long hop, begging to be hit, Dravid batting on 170 needs no second
        invitation - smacks it through covers for four
 130.2 Tudor to Dravid, no run, outside the off, played to gully
 130.3 Tudor to Dravid, no run, well up to the batsman, defended. Tudor
        bowling at that 80 miles mark, struggling to bowl at full pace
 130.4 Tudor to Dravid, no run, full, outside the off, mistimes the drive,
        ball goes to mid-on
 130.5 Tudor to Dravid, no run, well up to the batsman, forward in defence
 130.6 Tudor to Dravid, FOUR, Four more! This is poor bowling, and
        extremely good batting, outside the off, played wide of gully -
        down to square third-man for four

End of over 131 (8 runs) India 393/4 (trail by 122 runs)
AJ Tudor 19-2-80-0 (8nb) - Vauxhall End
VVS Laxman 39* (143b 3x4) R Dravid 178* (407b 24x4)

 131.1 Giles to Laxman, no run, tossed up, forward in defence
 131.2 Giles to Laxman, no run, well tossed up, pushes the ball to covers
 131.3 Giles to Laxman, one run, driven crisply to mid-on, Tudor fields
        well, quick run taken
 131.4 Giles to Dravid, two runs, more runs here, two more for Dravid as
        he tucks this ball around the corner, Hoggard has to do a lot of
        running to stop the ball
 131.5 Giles to Dravid, no run, driven firmly to covers
 131.6 Giles to Dravid, no run, forward in defence

End of over 132 (3 runs) India 396/4 (trail by 119 runs)
AF Giles 37-9-82-0 - Pavilion End
VVS Laxman 40* (146b 3x4) R Dravid 180* (410b 24x4)

 132.1 Caddick to Laxman, OUT: Got'm! Caddick bowls it in full, outside
        the off, swinging away, Laxman plays a loose shot, foot going
        nowhere, gets a thick edge - ball flies to Giles at gully, all
        over for Laxman

       India 396/5, Partnership of 113
       VVS Laxman  c Giles b Caddick  40 (147b 3x4 0x6)
       R Dravid 180* (410b 24x4) AR Caddick 28.1-8-64-3 (3nb)

       The new batsman is - Ajit Agarkar
 132.2 Caddick to Agarkar, three runs, Oh! Almost got'm! A fine yorker
        first up, Agarkar didn't have a clue about that, got a thick
        outside edge and ball went down to third-man
 132.3 Caddick to Dravid, FOUR, This is superb bowling, inswinging yorker,
        almost sneaked in through the defence, took the outside edge and
        through slips to the third-man fence for four
 132.4 Caddick to Dravid, no run, outside the off, left alone
 132.5 Caddick to Dravid, no run, oh! wonderful bowling, good length
        delivery, moving away from the batsman, Dravid lured to play at
        it, beaten, did not mis the outside edge by much
 132.6 Caddick to Dravid, no run, outswinger, left alone, and that is
        lunch

End of over 133 (7 runs) India 403/5 (trail by 112 runs)
AR Caddick 29-8-71-3 (3nb) - Vauxhall End
AB Agarkar 3* (1b) R Dravid 184* (414b 25x4)

       The session belongs to Rahul Dravid, he is unbeaten on 184.
       88 runs scored off 27.4 overs in the session.
       Laxman - the only batsman to be dismissed today, caught by Giles
        off Caddick - after making 40 off 147 balls
       We will be back at 1240 Hrs GMT

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       Giles to bowl to Agarkar
 133.1 Giles to Agarkar, no run, forward in defence
 133.2 Giles to Agarkar, no run, forward in defence
 133.3 Giles to Agarkar, no run, forward in defence
 133.4 Giles to Agarkar, no run
 133.5 Giles to Agarkar, one run, tucked behind square for a single
 133.6 Giles to Dravid, no run, on leg and middle, played to mid-wicket

End of over 134 (1 run) India 404/5 (trail by 111 runs)
AF Giles 38-9-83-0 - Pavilion End
AB Agarkar 4* (6b) R Dravid 184* (415b 25x4)

       Caddick to continue
 134.1 Caddick to Agarkar, no run, well up to the batsman, gets right
        behind the line and defends
 134.2 Caddick to Agarkar, FOUR, fast delivery, outside the off, thick
        edge and between slips and gully - down to third-man for four
 134.3 Caddick to Agarkar, no run, outside the off, left alone
 134.4 Caddick to Agarkar, no run, outside the off, played to backward
        point
 134.5 Caddick to Agarkar, no run, excellent delivery, squares up Agarkar,
        defends
 134.6 Caddick to Agarkar, no run, ball moving away from the batsman,
        outside the off, agarkar has nothing to do with this

End of over 135 (4 runs) India 408/5 (trail by 107 runs)
AR Caddick 30-8-75-3 (3nb) - Vauxhall End
R Dravid 184* (415b 25x4) AB Agarkar 8* (12b 1x4)

 135.1 Giles to Dravid, no run, tossed up, outside the off, pushed to
        covers
 135.2 Giles to Dravid, no run, well flighted delivery, on middle and off,
        forward in defence
 135.3 Giles to Dravid, three runs, plays this one very fine, towards deep
        fine leg, Hoggard has a lot of running to do
       A slip, silly point and silly mid-off for Agarkar
 135.4 Giles to Agarkar, no run, tossed up, driven to mid-off
 135.5 Giles to Agarkar, no run, well tossed up, Agarkar very watchful,
        forward in defence.
 135.6 Giles to Agarkar, no run, forward in defence again

End of over 136 (3 runs) India 411/5 (trail by 104 runs)
AF Giles 39-9-86-0 - Pavilion End
R Dravid 187* (418b 25x4) AB Agarkar 8* (15b 1x4)

       Caddick continues
 136.1 Caddick to Dravid, no run, back of a length, outside the off,
        Dravid wants to leave it alone, a bit too late, ball hits bat,
        goes towards third slip, Cork from gully dives and stops
 136.2 Caddick to Dravid, no run, squares up the batsman, pushed to mid-
        off
 136.3 Caddick to Dravid, one run, played behind point for a single
       Caddick will now bowl to Agarkar
 136.4 Caddick to Agarkar, no run, well up to the batsman, shaping to play
        it through the on side, late on that stroke, ball hits bat
 136.5 Caddick to Agarkar, no run, defended
 136.6 Caddick to Agarkar, no run

End of over 137 (1 run) India 412/5 (trail by 103 runs)
AR Caddick 31-8-76-3 (3nb) - Vauxhall End
R Dravid 188* (421b 25x4) AB Agarkar 8* (18b 1x4)

 137.1 Giles to Dravid, one run
 137.2 Giles to Agarkar, no run
 137.3 Giles to Agarkar, no run, tossed up, drives at it, takes the bottom
        hand away whileplaying that shot
 137.4 Giles to Agarkar, no run, forward in defence
 137.5 Giles to Agarkar, no run, forward in defence
       Again! Hussain goes over for a chat with Giles, not sure whether
        they are talking about the field
 137.6 Giles to Agarkar, no run, tossed up, played to mid-off

End of over 138 (1 run) India 413/5 (trail by 102 runs)
AF Giles 40-9-87-0 - Pavilion End
R Dravid 189* (422b 25x4) AB Agarkar 8* (23b 1x4)

 138.1 Caddick to Dravid, no run
 138.2 Caddick to Dravid, no run
 138.3 Caddick to Dravid, one run, rising delivery, played behind point,
        kept it down too, single
 138.4 Caddick to Agarkar, two runs, Agarkar suddenly changing gears here,
        drives it on the rise, through covers, Vaughan does well at the
        cover fence
 138.5 Caddick to Agarkar, no run, outside the off, left alone
 138.6 Caddick to Agarkar, no run, just outside the off, this one
        straightened, Agarkar expected this one to move away, leaves it
        alone

End of over 139 (3 runs) India 416/5 (trail by 99 runs)
AR Caddick 32-8-79-3 (3nb) - Vauxhall End
R Dravid 190* (425b 25x4) AB Agarkar 10* (26b 1x4)

 139.1 Giles to Dravid, no run, forward in defence
 139.2 Giles to Dravid, no run, bowling around the wicket, darting it in,
        forward in defence
 139.3 Giles to Dravid, one run, well tossed up, drives this to mid-off, a
        shot played inside-out, just the single
 139.4 Giles to Agarkar, no run, bowling over the wicket, pitched outside
        the line of leg, turning in, allows the ball to hit the pad
 139.5 Giles to Agarkar, no run, leans forward in defence
 139.6 Giles to Agarkar, no run, opens the face of the bat as he defends

End of over 140 (1 run) India 417/5 (trail by 98 runs)
AF Giles 41-9-88-0 - Pavilion End
R Dravid 191* (428b 25x4) AB Agarkar 10* (29b 1x4)

 140.1 Caddick to Dravid, no run, beautiful stuff, swung late and beat the
        bat
 140.2 Caddick to Dravid, no run, gets right behind the line and defends
        firmly
 140.3 Caddick to Dravid, no run
 140.4 Caddick to Dravid, no run
 140.5 Caddick to Dravid, no run
 140.6 Caddick to Dravid, no run, fired down the leg side

End of over 141 (maiden) India 417/5 (trail by 98 runs)
AR Caddick 33-9-79-3 (3nb) - Vauxhall End
AB Agarkar 10* (29b 1x4) R Dravid 191* (434b 25x4)

 141.1 Giles to Agarkar, no run, bowling over the wicket, allows the ball
        to hit the front pad
 141.2 Giles to Agarkar, legbye: one run, off the pads, ball goes past
        slips
 141.3 Giles to Dravid, no run, forward in defence
 141.4 Giles to Dravid, no run
 141.5 Giles to Dravid, one run, driven down the ground to long off
 141.6 Giles to Agarkar, no run, turning in from outside the line of leg,
        defended

End of over 142 (2 runs) India 419/5 (trail by 96 runs)
AF Giles 42-9-89-0 - Pavilion End
R Dravid 192* (437b 25x4) AB Agarkar 10* (32b 1x4)

 142.1 Caddick to Dravid, one run
 142.2 Caddick to Agarkar, three runs, yorker, off the toe of the bat and
        down to long leg, Tudor stops that inches from the ropes
 142.3 Caddick to Dravid, no run
 142.4 Caddick to Dravid, no run
 142.5 Caddick to Dravid, one run, outside the off, played nicely through
        covers
 142.6 Caddick to Agarkar, no run, well up to the batsman, defended

End of over 143 (5 runs) India 424/5 (trail by 91 runs)
AR Caddick 34-9-84-3 (3nb) - Vauxhall End
R Dravid 194* (441b 25x4) AB Agarkar 13* (34b 1x4)

 143.1 Giles to Dravid, no run
 143.2 Giles to Dravid, no run
 143.3 Giles to Dravid, no run
 143.4 Giles to Dravid, one run, tucked around the corner for a single
 143.5 Giles to Agarkar, no run
 143.6 Giles to Agarkar, FOUR, short, outside the off, cut away for four

End of over 144 (5 runs) India 429/5 (trail by 86 runs)
AF Giles 43-9-94-0 - Pavilion End
R Dravid 195* (445b 25x4) AB Agarkar 17* (36b 2x4)

       Hoggard to bowl now
 144.1 Hoggard to Dravid, FOUR, pitched up, outside the off, driven nicely
        through mid-off, all along the ground, four! Moves to 199
 144.2 Hoggard to Dravid, no run, back of a length, outside the off,
        punched to covers
 144.3 Hoggard to Dravid, no run, slower ball, plays at it a bit too
        early, ball goes straight to mid-off
 144.4 Hoggard to Dravid, one run, played down to long leg for a single,
        takes the run, moves to 200, well played Dravid - a Double
        Hundred!
 144.5 Hoggard to Agarkar, two runs
 144.6 Hoggard to Agarkar, no run

End of over 145 (7 runs) India 436/5 (trail by 79 runs)
MJ Hoggard 24-2-87-1 (11nb) - Vauxhall End
R Dravid 200* (449b 26x4) AB Agarkar 19* (38b 2x4)

 145.1 Giles to Dravid, no run
 145.2 Giles to Dravid, no run
 145.3 Giles to Dravid, no run
 145.4 Giles to Dravid, one run, worked away nicely through the on side
        for a single
 145.5 Giles to Agarkar, no run, tossed up, outside the off, defended
 145.6 Giles to Agarkar, one run, slightly short, cuts at it, straight to
        backward point

End of over 146 (2 runs) India 438/5 (trail by 77 runs)
AF Giles 44-9-96-0 - Pavilion End
AB Agarkar 20* (40b 2x4) R Dravid 201* (453b 26x4)

 146.1 Hoggard to Agarkar, no run, moving away from the batsman, plays and
        misses
 146.2 Hoggard to Agarkar, one run, outside the off, played down to deep
        backward point
 146.3 Hoggard to Dravid, FOUR, outswinger, takes the thick outside edge
        and flies past gully and down to third-man for four
 146.4 Hoggard to Dravid, FOUR, four more! This time tucked around the
        corner to fine leg fence
 146.5 Hoggard to Dravid, one run, outside the off, steers it down to deep
        backward point, takes a single
 146.6 Hoggard to Agarkar, no run, outside the off, played to backward
        point

End of over 147 (10 runs) India 448/5 (trail by 67 runs)
MJ Hoggard 25-2-97-1 (11nb) - Vauxhall End
R Dravid 210* (456b 28x4) AB Agarkar 21* (43b 2x4)

       Giles continues
 147.1 Giles to Dravid, no run, driven back to the bowler
 147.2 Giles to Dravid, no run, pushed to short mid-wicket
 147.3 Giles to Dravid, no run, drifting in - and then slow turn away,
        Dravid defends
 147.4 Giles to Dravid, one run, taps the ball gently to covers and takes
        a quick single
 147.5 Giles to Agarkar, no run, watches this one go through to Stewart -
        outside the off
 147.6 Giles to Agarkar, no run, fired well down the leg side

End of over 148 (1 run) India 449/5 (trail by 66 runs)
AF Giles 45-9-97-0 - Pavilion End
R Dravid 211* (460b 28x4) AB Agarkar 21* (45b 2x4)

       Bowling change: Dominic Cork
 148.1 Cork to Dravid, one run, short and wide outside the off, cut away
        to the deep
 148.2 Cork to Agarkar, no run, gets behind the line and defends
 148.3 Cork to Agarkar, no run, outside the off, played to gully
 148.4 Cork to Agarkar, no run, this one swing and swings a lot - away
        from the batsman, beaten, ball goes on thebounce to Stewart
 148.5 Cork to Agarkar, no run, gets the ball to swing, keeping it in
        full, Agarkar defends
 148.6 Cork to Agarkar, no run, on a good length, played in defence to the
        off side.

End of over 149 (1 run) India 450/5 (trail by 65 runs)
DG Cork 21-5-62-1 (6nb) - Vauxhall End
R Dravid 212* (461b 28x4) AB Agarkar 21* (50b 2x4)

Match State: Drinks

       Vaughan to bowl
 149.1 Vaughan to Dravid, one run
 149.2 Vaughan to Agarkar, no run
 149.3 Vaughan to Agarkar, no run
 149.4 Vaughan to Agarkar, no run
 149.5 Vaughan to Agarkar, no run
 149.6 Vaughan to Agarkar, no run

End of over 150 (1 run) India 451/5 (trail by 64 runs)
MP Vaughan 6-0-20-0 - Pavilion End
R Dravid 213* (462b 28x4) AB Agarkar 21* (55b 2x4)

 150.1 Cork to Dravid, one run
 150.2 Cork to Agarkar, no run
 150.3 Cork to Agarkar, bye: two runs
 150.4 Cork to Agarkar, no run
 150.5 Cork to Agarkar, no run
 150.6 Cork to Agarkar, no run

End of over 151 (3 runs) India 454/5 (trail by 61 runs)
DG Cork 22-5-63-1 (6nb) - Vauxhall End
R Dravid 214* (463b 28x4) AB Agarkar 21* (60b 2x4)

 150.6 Cork to Agarkar, FOUR, takes the outside edge and goes past gully
        and down to third-man for four

End of over 151 (7 runs) India 458/5 (trail by 57 runs)
DG Cork 22-5-67-1 (6nb) - Vauxhall End
R Dravid 214* (463b 28x4) AB Agarkar 25* (61b 3x4)

 151.1 Vaughan to Dravid, one run
 151.2 Vaughan to Agarkar, SIX, heave ho! Down the track and lofts it high
        towards wide long on for a six! Nice clean hit
 151.3 Vaughan to Agarkar, OUT: Bowled'm! Pitched outside the line of off,
        Agarkar goes for the drive, this one turned in sharply, might have
        taken the slight edge too, hits middle stump

       India 465/6, Partnership of 69
       AB Agarkar  b Vaughan  31 (63b 3x4 1x6)
       R Dravid 215* (464b 28x4) MP Vaughan 6.3-0-27-1

       The new batsman is Ratra
 151.4 Vaughan to Ratra, no run, turning in to the batsman, forward in
        defence
 151.5 Vaughan to Ratra, no run
 151.6 Vaughan to Ratra, no run

End of over 152 (7 runs) India 465/6 (trail by 50 runs)
MP Vaughan 7-0-27-1 - Pavilion End
R Dravid 215* (464b 28x4) A Ratra 0* (3b)

       Bowling change: Caddick
 152.1 Caddick to Dravid, one run, on the pads, tucked around the corner
        for a single
 152.2 Caddick to Ratra, no run, outside the off, left alone
       Dravid now has 601 runs in this Test series, which includes three
        100s and a fifty, plus Ten catches!
 152.3 Caddick to Ratra, no run, outside the off, left alone
 152.4 Caddick to Ratra, legbye: one run, off the pads and the ball goes
        behind square on the leg side
 152.5 Caddick to Dravid, no run, outside the off, left alone
 152.6 Caddick to Dravid, no run, outside the off, moving further away,
        left alone

End of over 153 (2 runs) India 467/6 (trail by 48 runs)
AR Caddick 35-9-85-3 (3nb) - Vauxhall End
A Ratra 0* (6b) R Dravid 216* (467b 28x4)

 153.1 Vaughan to Ratra, no run, forward in defence
 153.2 Vaughan to Ratra, two runs, charges down the track and drives
        through extra cover for a couple of runs
 153.3 Vaughan to Ratra, no run
 153.4 Vaughan to Ratra, no run
 153.5 Vaughan to Ratra, no run
 153.6 Vaughan to Ratra, no run

End of over 154 (2 runs) India 469/6 (trail by 46 runs)
MP Vaughan 8-0-29-1 - Pavilion End
R Dravid 216* (467b 28x4) A Ratra 2* (12b)

 154.1 Caddick to Dravid, one run, played through point for a single
 154.2 Caddick to Ratra, no run
 154.3 Caddick to Ratra, no run, fired down the leg side
 154.4 Caddick to Ratra, no run
 154.5 Caddick to Ratra, no run
 154.6 Caddick to Ratra, one run, outside the off, gets a thick edge and
        down to third-man

End of over 155 (2 runs) India 471/6 (trail by 44 runs)
AR Caddick 36-9-87-3 (3nb) - Vauxhall End
A Ratra 3* (17b) R Dravid 217* (468b 28x4)

 155.1 Vaughan to Ratra, no run, defended
 155.2 Vaughan to Ratra, no run
 155.3 Vaughan to Ratra, no run
 155.4 Vaughan to Ratra, two runs
 155.5 Vaughan to Ratra, no run
 155.6 Vaughan to Ratra, no run, RUN OUT! Ratra drives back to Vaughan,
        misfielded, ratra keeps running towards the bowler's end, Dravid
        caught by surprise, takes off for the run a bit too late, Giles
        sends in the throw to Stewart

End of over 156 (2 runs) India 473/6 (trail by 42 runs)
MP Vaughan 9-0-31-1 - Pavilion End
R Dravid 217* (468b 28x4) A Ratra 5* (23b)

       India 473/7, Partnership of 8
       R Dravid  run out (Giles)  217 (468b 28x4 0x6)

       Standing ovation for Rahul Dravid, a run out was the only way
        England could have got him out, even the England players applaud
        as Dravid walks back to the pavilion
       End of a class knock - 217 runs off 468 balls in 631 minutes, 28
        fours
 156.1 Caddick to Ratra, no run
 156.2 Caddick to Ratra, one run
 156.3 Caddick to Kumble, one run
 156.4 Caddick to Ratra, no run
 156.5 Caddick to Ratra, one run
 156.6 Caddick to Kumble, no run

End of over 157 (3 runs) India 476/7 (trail by 39 runs)
AR Caddick 37-9-90-3 (3nb) - Vauxhall End
A Ratra 7* (27b) A Kumble 1* (2b)

 157.1 Vaughan to Ratra, no run
 157.2 Vaughan to Ratra, no run
 157.3 Vaughan to Ratra, no run
 157.4 Vaughan to Ratra, no run
 157.5 Vaughan to Ratra, no run
 157.6 Vaughan to Ratra, no run

End of over 158 (maiden) India 476/7 (trail by 39 runs)
MP Vaughan 10-1-31-1 - Pavilion End
A Kumble 1* (2b) A Ratra 7* (33b)

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       Caddick continues
 158.1 Caddick to Kumble, no run, too hot for Kumble, explodes off a back
        of a length and almost kisses the gloves on its way to Stewart
 158.2 Caddick to Kumble, no run, beaten outside the off, Kumble clueless
 158.3 Caddick to Kumble, no run, played back to the bowler
 158.4 Caddick to Kumble, no run, good outswinger, it did everything and
        did not take the outside edge, Kumble beaten again
 158.5 Caddick to Kumble, no run, this one is fired down the leg, Kumble
        tries to work it around the corner, through to Stewart
 158.6 Caddick to Kumble, no run, defended

End of over 159 (maiden) India 476/7 (trail by 39 runs)
AR Caddick 38-10-90-3 (3nb) - Vauxhall End
A Ratra 7* (33b) A Kumble 1* (8b)

 159.1 Vaughan to Ratra, one run
 159.2 Vaughan to Kumble, no run
 159.3 Vaughan to Kumble, no run, tossed up, driven back to the bowler
 159.4 Vaughan to Kumble, no run, defended
 159.5 Vaughan to Kumble, no run
 159.6 Vaughan to Kumble, no run, forward in defence

End of over 160 (1 run) India 477/7 (trail by 38 runs)
MP Vaughan 11-1-32-1 - Pavilion End
A Ratra 8* (34b) A Kumble 1* (13b)

 160.1 Caddick to Ratra, no run, played to covers
 160.2 Caddick to Ratra, no run, what a ball! took off from a good length,
        very close to the off stump line, Ratra beaten!
 160.3 Caddick to Ratra, no run
 160.4 Caddick to Ratra, OUT: Outswinger, playing away from his body, gets
        a thick edge, comfortable catch to Butcher at slip

       India 477/8, Partnership of 4
       A Ratra  c Butcher b Caddick  8 (38b 0x4 0x6)
       A Kumble 1* (13b) AR Caddick 38.4-10-90-4 (3nb)

       Harbhajan Singh is the new batsman
 160.5 Caddick to Harbhajan Singh, one run, thick edge and down to square
        third-man
 160.6 Caddick to Kumble, FOUR, full and on the pads, flicked away off his
        toes - towards backward square leg, Tudor charges in - slides,
        kicks the ball over the ropes for four

End of over 161 (5 runs) India 482/8 (trail by 33 runs)
AR Caddick 39-10-95-4 (3nb) - Vauxhall End
Harbhajan Singh 1* (1b) A Kumble 5* (14b 1x4)

 161.1 Vaughan to Harbhajan Singh, FOUR, swats this one from outside the
        off and through mid-wicket for four
 161.2 Vaughan to Harbhajan Singh, no run, tossed up, driven to covers
 161.3 Vaughan to Harbhajan Singh, no run, outside the off, Harbhajan
        Singh wants to play a cut little cut shot at the last moment,
        beaten
 161.4 Vaughan to Harbhajan Singh, no run, pushed back down the track
 161.5 Vaughan to Harbhajan Singh, no run, tossed up, Harbhajan Singh
        waits for the ball, offers a straight bat in defence
       Must be the last ball before tea break
 161.6 Vaughan to Harbhajan Singh, no run, tossed up, forward in defence

End of over 162 (4 runs) India 486/8 (trail by 29 runs)
MP Vaughan 12-1-36-1 - Pavilion End
A Kumble 5* (14b 1x4) Harbhajan Singh 5* (7b 1x4)

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 162.1 Caddick to Kumble, one run, outside the off, thick edge and down to
        third-man for a single
 162.2 Caddick to Harbhajan Singh, one run, on the pads, tucked around the
        corner for an easy single
 162.3 Caddick to Kumble, one run, back of a length, once again the thick
        outside edge, down to third-man
 162.4 Caddick to Harbhajan Singh, FOUR, short, Harbhajan Singh quickly
        into positin, swing this through square leg for four!
 162.5 Caddick to Harbhajan Singh, no run, fishes outside the off, beaten
 162.6 Caddick to Harbhajan Singh, no run

End of over 163 (7 runs) India 493/8 (trail by 22 runs)
AR Caddick 40-10-102-4 (3nb) - Vauxhall End
A Kumble 7* (16b 1x4) Harbhajan Singh 10* (11b 2x4)

       Giles to bowl now
 163.1 Giles to Kumble, no run
 163.2 Giles to Kumble, no run
 163.3 Giles to Kumble, no run
 163.4 Giles to Kumble, no run, flat and quick, outside the off, Stewart
        whips the bails off, no damage done
 163.5 Giles to Kumble, no run, goes forward and steers the ball past
        gully, Harbhajan Singh caught snoozing at the non-striker's end
 163.6 Giles to Kumble, OUT: Got'm! Thick outside edge and safely taken bu
        Hussain at first slip, for some strange reason Kumble stays put,
        umpire Orchard gives him out, that was a big edge and teh catch
        taken at wasit-height

       India 493/9, Partnership of 16
       A Kumble  c Hussain b Giles  7 (22b 1x4 0x6)

End of over 164 (maiden) India 493/9 (trail by 22 runs)
AF Giles 46-10-97-1 - Pavilion End
Harbhajan Singh 10* (11b 2x4) 

 164.1 Caddick to Harbhajan Singh, no run, plays and misses outside the
        off, good outswinger
 164.2 Caddick to Harbhajan Singh, two runs, eased away through mid-
        wicketfor a couple of runs
 164.3 Caddick to Harbhajan Singh, no run, brilliant fielding by Crawley
        at short mid-wicket
 164.4 Caddick to Harbhajan Singh, FOUR, Four! eases it through covers,
        nice timing to ensure the boundary
 164.5 Caddick to Harbhajan Singh, legbye: one run
       500 runs on the board with that leg bye to fine leg
 164.6 Caddick to Khan, no run, yorker, well dug out

End of over 165 (7 runs) India 500/9 (trail by 15 runs)
AR Caddick 41-10-108-4 (3nb) - Vauxhall End
Harbhajan Singh 16* (16b 3x4) Z Khan 0* (1b)

 165.1 Giles to Harbhajan Singh, no run, pitched well outside the line of
        leg, Harbhajan Singh goes for the reverse sweep, hit on the body
 165.2 Giles to Harbhajan Singh, no run, this time he tries the paddle
        sweep, can't put bat on ball
 165.3 Giles to Harbhajan Singh, no run, pushed in defence to the off side
 165.4 Giles to Harbhajan Singh, no run, much fuller in length, goes for
        the paddle sweeep, relying on better hope than skill
 165.5 Giles to Harbhajan Singh, no run, again goes for the paddle sweep,
        misses, hit on the pad
 165.6 Giles to Harbhajan Singh, no run, pushed in defence to the off
        side, a maiden over!

End of over 166 (maiden) India 500/9 (trail by 15 runs)
AF Giles 47-11-97-1 - Pavilion End
Z Khan 0* (1b) Harbhajan Singh 16* (22b 3x4)

       Caddick continues
 166.1 Caddick to Khan, no run, pushed to mid-on
 166.2 Caddick to Khan, no run
 166.3 Caddick to Khan, no run, cuts like a knife! Just enough movement,
        bounce and all that, too good for Zaheer Khan, wasted on a number
        11 batsman
 166.4 Caddick to Khan, no run, again, beaten just outside the off
 166.5 Caddick to Khan, no run, and again, beaten outside the of, Caddick
        couldn't bowl like this for most of the innings
 166.6 Caddick to Khan, no run, outside the off, slices it to point

End of over 167 (maiden) India 500/9 (trail by 15 runs)
AR Caddick 42-11-108-4 (3nb) - Vauxhall End
Harbhajan Singh 16* (22b 3x4) Z Khan 0* (7b)

 167.1 Giles to Harbhajan Singh, no run
 167.2 Giles to Harbhajan Singh, no run, swept to Cork
 167.3 Giles to Harbhajan Singh, no run, outside leg, swept to Cork again
 167.4 Giles to Harbhajan Singh, no run, defensive stroke
 167.5 Giles to Harbhajan Singh, no run, driven into the off-side, Butcher
        fields at cover
 167.6 Giles to Harbhajan Singh, no run

End of over 168 (maiden) India 500/9 (trail by 15 runs)
AF Giles 48-12-97-1 - Pavilion End
Z Khan 0* (7b) Harbhajan Singh 16* (28b 3x4)

 168.1 Caddick to Khan, two runs, drives into a gap in the off-side,
        Hussain gives chase
 168.2 Caddick to Khan, no run, down legside, plays and misses
 168.3 Caddick to Khan, FOUR, drives it into offside (between bowler and
        cover), Hussain almost cuts it off inside the rope, but his foot
        is on the rope at the same time, as shown by a TV replay
 168.4 Caddick to Khan, no run
 168.5 Caddick to Khan, no run, yorker, on leg-stump
 168.6 Caddick to Khan, no run, forward defensive to backward-point

End of over 169 (6 runs) India 506/9 (trail by 9 runs)
AR Caddick 43-11-114-4 (3nb) - Vauxhall End
Harbhajan Singh 16* (28b 3x4) Z Khan 6* (13b 1x4)

 169.1 Giles to Harbhajan Singh, no run
 169.2 Giles to Harbhajan Singh, one run, outside leg, Harbhajan tries to
        sweep, mistimes it, ball bounces over Stewart's head and Cork has
        to run round behind him to field it
 169.3 Giles to Khan, no run, forward defensive which rolls to the short-
        leg fielder
 169.4 Giles to Khan, legbye: one run, forward defensive, hit on the boot,
        ball runs into leg-side amid big appeal and they scamper a single
 169.5 Giles to Harbhajan Singh, OUT: comes down the wicket, trying to
        work it away on the leg-side and the ball rebounds off his pads
        through his legs onto off-stump

       India 508/10, Partnership of 15
       Harbhajan Singh  b Giles  17 (31b 3x4 0x6)
       Z Khan 6* (15b 1x4) AF Giles 48.5-12-98-2

       And that's the end of the India innings, meaning that they trail by
        just 7, so we have a day and 29 or so overs to start over again
       The England second innings should start at about 4.50pm (1540 GMT)
       Pitch is currently being rolled and their are a ring of officials
        halfway between the middle and the boundary protecting it
       Almost non-stop horn-blowing in sections of the crowd, very noisy
       The light isn't great at the moment, already one light on the
        public light metre
       And there is an increasing amount of crowd
       Difficult to imagine England continuing to bat were they to be
        offered the light early in their second innings
       Indian bowlers doing warm-up exercises
       Umpires heading out to the middle, but the second light has already
        come on
       Indian players emerge onto the outfield to cheering and more horn-
        blowing
       Its going to be Trescothick and Vaughan again to open the batting,
        they jog onto the outfield then slow down to a walking pace
       30 overs left tonight
       Zaheer Khan to bowl, 3 slips, gully, deep square-leg
   0.1 Khan to Trescothick, (noball) no run, just manages a forward-
        defensive
       Zaheer Khan tries to bowl the second ball of the innings but
        Trescothick pulls away at the last minute for some reason
   0.1 Khan to Trescothick, (noball) two runs, very risky second run
   0.1 Khan to Trescothick, no run
   0.2 Khan to Trescothick, three runs
   0.3 Khan to Vaughan, no run
   0.4 Khan to Vaughan, FOUR, driven through extra cover
   0.5 Khan to Vaughan, one run, short, swings it away to long-leg
   0.6 Khan to Trescothick, no run, fielded by Kumble

End of over 1 (12 runs) England 12/0 (lead by 19 runs)
Z Khan 1-0-12-0 (2nb) - Vauxhall End
MP Vaughan 5* (3b 1x4) ME Trescothick 5* (5b)

       a rather eventful first over of England's second innings
       and its still rather dark out there
       Bangar to bowl
   1.1 Bangar to Vaughan, no run
   1.2 Bangar to Vaughan, one run, single to Zaheer Khan who comes in off
        the long-leg boundary to field
   1.3 Bangar to Trescothick, no run, outside off, Trescothick leaves it
        alone
   1.4 Bangar to Trescothick, no run, outside off and again left alone
   1.5 Bangar to Trescothick, no run, poor stroke off the back foot which
        nearly resulted in him playing onto the stumps
   1.6 Bangar to Trescothick, one run, ball runs a few yards into the
        gully slowly enough for them to run a single

End of over 2 (2 runs) England 14/0 (lead by 21 runs)
SB Bangar 1-0-2-0 - Pavilion End
ME Trescothick 6* (9b) MP Vaughan 6* (5b 1x4)

       The light has improved, around the Oval anyway, if not the rest of
        London
       so any immediate threat of an interruption because of that has now
        diminished
   2.1 Khan to Trescothick, no run, outside off, no stroke offered
   2.2 Khan to Trescothick, one run, played down into the gully
       Field: 2 slips, gully, backward-point, cover, mid-off, mid-on,
        square-leg, fine-leg
   2.3 Khan to Vaughan, no run, forward defensive into the gully (Kumble)
       suddenly started to rain now, may just be a brief shower
       very strange weather phenomenon in south London at the moment
   2.4 Khan to Vaughan, no run
   2.5 Khan to Vaughan, no run, drives back down the pitch, was a risk it
        might hit the stumps at the other end
       Umpire Orchard pointing out to Khan he is running on the wicket in
        his follow-through
   2.6 Khan to Vaughan, no run, played to mid-off (Tendulkar)

End of over 3 (1 run) England 15/0 (lead by 22 runs)
Z Khan 2-0-13-0 (2nb) - Vauxhall End
ME Trescothick 7* (11b) MP Vaughan 6* (9b 1x4)

   3.1 Bangar to Trescothick, no run, outside off
   3.2 Bangar to Trescothick, no run, played to mid-wicket, probably
        unintentionally, came off inner-edge of the bat
   3.3 Bangar to Trescothick, no run, outside off, ignores it again
   3.4 Bangar to Trescothick, no run, goes past Trescothick again and
        through to Ratra
       Umpire DeSilva now inspects Bangar's footmarks
       doesn't seem to be an official warning, neither was the one the
        previous over
   3.5 Bangar to Trescothick, no run
   3.6 Bangar to Trescothick, FOUR, short and wide, cut away between gully
        and cover

End of over 4 (4 runs) England 19/0 (lead by 26 runs)
SB Bangar 2-0-6-0 - Pavilion End
MP Vaughan 6* (9b 1x4) ME Trescothick 11* (17b 1x4)

       The drizzle we had seems to have relented
   4.1 Khan to Vaughan, one run, Ganguly fields at mid-on
   4.2 Khan to Trescothick, FOUR, driven through backward-point (where
        Harbhajan attempts a dive but doesn't time it quite right)
   4.3 Khan to Trescothick, FOUR, played between slips and gully, third
        successive four for Trescothick
   4.4 Khan to Trescothick, one run, short, cut to Bangar in the covers
        who doesn't field it terribly cleanly and they get a single
   4.5 Khan to Vaughan, no run, goes past the outside edge, taken by Ratra
   4.6 Khan to Vaughan, no run, off back foot, played to Ganguly (mid-on)

End of over 5 (10 runs) England 29/0 (lead by 36 runs)
Z Khan 3-0-23-0 (2nb) - Vauxhall End
ME Trescothick 20* (20b 3x4) MP Vaughan 7* (12b 1x4)

       Looks like we're going to get a bowling change now
       Anil Kumble marking out his run-up, Trescothick re-taking his guard
       Sehwag putting on a helmet as he goes to field in close at forward-
        short leg
       Dravid also at slip
   5.1 Kumble to Trescothick, one run, driven into the off-side (Laxman,
        deep-cover)
       Ganguly moving to gully
   5.2 Kumble to Vaughan, one run, played to Bangar, mid-off
       field changes around again for the right/left hand combination
   5.3 Kumble to Trescothick, one run, played to Zaheer Khan at backward-
        point
   5.4 Kumble to Vaughan, no run, Vaughan tries to defend but misses,
        taken by Ratra
   5.5 Kumble to Vaughan, no run
   5.6 Kumble to Vaughan, no run, defensive stroke, fielded by Harbhajan
        Singh at backward-point

End of over 6 (4 runs) England 33/0 (lead by 40 runs)
A Kumble 1-0-3-0 - Pavilion End
ME Trescothick 22* (22b 3x4) MP Vaughan 8* (16b 1x4)

       Zaheer Khan continues
   6.1 Khan to Trescothick, no run, back of a length, outside the off,
        Trescothick has a good look at it, lets it go by
   6.2 Khan to Trescothick, one run, outside the off, opens the face of
        the bat, played with soft hands, towards gully, quick run taken
   6.3 Khan to Vaughan, no run, back of a length, angling away, gets
        behind the line to play at it, inside edge and towards mid-on
   6.4 Khan to Vaughan, no run, defended
   6.5 Khan to Vaughan, no run, short of a length, angling away, Vaughan
        goes for the pull, beaten
   6.6 Khan to Vaughan, no run, outside the off, pushed forward in defence

End of over 7 (1 run) England 34/0 (lead by 41 runs)
Z Khan 4-0-25-0 (3nb) - Vauxhall End
ME Trescothick 23* (24b 3x4) MP Vaughan 8* (20b 1x4)

   7.1 Kumble to Trescothick, no run
   7.2 Kumble to Trescothick, no run
   7.3 Kumble to Trescothick, no run
   7.4 Kumble to Trescothick, no run
   7.5 Kumble to Trescothick, no run
   7.6 Kumble to Trescothick, no run

End of over 8 (maiden) England 34/0 (lead by 41 runs)
A Kumble 2-1-3-0 - Pavilion End
MP Vaughan 8* (21b 1x4) ME Trescothick 23* (30b 3x4)

   8.1 Khan to Vaughan, FOUR, Vaughan plays this shot as well as the very
        best in this business, glorious cover drive, everything so perfect
        about that - four!
   8.2 Khan to Vaughan, one run
   8.3 Khan to Trescothick, no run
   8.4 Khan to Trescothick, FOUR, this is positive cricket isn't it? Full
        toss outside the off, Trescothick gets it off the middle of the
        bat, through covers for four!
   8.5 Khan to Trescothick, (noball) one run
   8.5 Khan to Vaughan, one run
   8.6 Khan to Trescothick, no run

End of over 9 (12 runs) England 46/0 (lead by 53 runs)
Z Khan 5-0-37-0 (4nb) - Vauxhall End
MP Vaughan 14* (24b 2x4) ME Trescothick 28* (34b 4x4)

   9.1 Kumble to Vaughan, one run
   9.2 Kumble to Trescothick, no run
   9.3 Kumble to Trescothick, no run
   9.4 Kumble to Trescothick, no run
   9.5 Kumble to Trescothick, FOUR, swept away for four
   9.6 Kumble to Trescothick, (noball) no run
   9.6 Kumble to Trescothick, no run

End of over 10 (6 runs) England 52/0 (lead by 59 runs)
A Kumble 3-1-9-0 (1nb) - Pavilion End
MP Vaughan 15* (25b 2x4) ME Trescothick 32* (40b 5x4)

       Harbhajan Singh to bowl
  10.1 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, no run, tossed up, outside the off,
        defended
  10.2 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, no run, Vaughan goes for the big drive,
        ball goes towards mid-on
  10.3 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, two runs, tossed up, outside the off,
        swept away with the turn, towards deep backward square leg,
        Agarkar charges in from long leg
  10.4 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, no run, defended
  10.5 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, no run, flat and quick, just outside
        the off, forward in defence
  10.6 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, no run, this one is the top spinner,
        Vaughan playing for the off break, gets a thick outside edge,
        falls just short of first slip

End of over 11 (2 runs) England 54/0 (lead by 61 runs)
Harbhajan Singh 1-0-2-0 - Vauxhall End
ME Trescothick 32* (40b 5x4) MP Vaughan 17* (31b 2x4)

  11.1 Kumble to Trescothick, no run, bowling around the wicket, goes
        forward in defence, almost drags back it onto the stumps
  11.2 Kumble to Trescothick, no run, again hitting the rough outside the
        off, skids through to Ratra
  11.3 Kumble to Trescothick, no run, flat and quick, outside the off, the
        tall trescothick goes well forward and takes the ball on the front
        pad, no chance of even an appeal for lbw
  11.4 Kumble to Trescothick, no run, defended
  11.5 Kumble to Trescothick, FOUR, SHOT! Swept in the air, powerful blow
        this, almost a pull with one knee down, cracking shot for four
  11.6 Kumble to Trescothick, no run, this one explodes out off the rough,
        ratra takes it well

End of over 12 (4 runs) England 58/0 (lead by 65 runs)
A Kumble 4-1-13-0 (1nb) - Pavilion End
MP Vaughan 17* (31b 2x4) ME Trescothick 36* (46b 6x4)

  12.1 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, one run, swept away for a single
  12.2 Harbhajan Singh to Trescothick, no run
  12.3 Harbhajan Singh to Trescothick, no run
  12.4 Harbhajan Singh to Trescothick, no run
  12.5 Harbhajan Singh to Trescothick, no run, flat and quick, no chance
        of this one turning, almost going for the yorker, defended
  12.6 Harbhajan Singh to Trescothick, no run, silly appealing really,
        ball pitched outside the line of leg, well outside the line,
        Trescothick hit on the pad, umpire Orchard hands over the hat and
        walks away

End of over 13 (1 run) England 59/0 (lead by 66 runs)
Harbhajan Singh 2-0-3-0 - Vauxhall End
MP Vaughan 18* (32b 2x4) ME Trescothick 36* (51b 6x4)

  13.1 Kumble to Vaughan, no run, slower through the air, waits for the
        ball and plays it with soft hands towards gully
  13.2 Kumble to Vaughan, one run, on the leg, tries to play it through
        the on side, gets a leading edge as he closes the face of the bat
        a bit too early, ball goes towards covers, they still take a
        single
  13.3 Kumble to Trescothick, no run, once again aiming the rough patches
        outside the line of off, trescothick leans forward and defends,
        ball rolls back to Ratra
       Sachin Tendulkar might have a role to play with the ball, he can
        really give the ball a tweak
  13.4 Kumble to Trescothick, no run, loud shout for lbw, umpire de Silva
        smiles, ball hitting outside the line of off
  13.5 Kumble to Trescothick, one run
  13.6 Kumble to Vaughan, no run

End of over 14 (2 runs) England 61/0 (lead by 68 runs)
A Kumble 5-1-15-0 (1nb) - Pavilion End
ME Trescothick 37* (54b 6x4) MP Vaughan 19* (35b 2x4)

Match State: Drinks

  14.1 Harbhajan Singh to Trescothick, no run, tossed up, outside the line
        of off, defended
  14.2 Harbhajan Singh to Trescothick, no run, turning away from the
        batsman, goes for an almighty swipe, beaten
  14.3 Harbhajan Singh to Trescothick, no run, bat and pad close together
        in defence. Harbhajan Singh bowling a bit flat here
  14.4 Harbhajan Singh to Trescothick, no run, again, flat and quick,
        outside the off, cut straight to backward point
  14.5 Harbhajan Singh to Trescothick, no run, gives this one some more
        ait, Trescothick in no problems, forward in defence
  14.6 Harbhajan Singh to Trescothick, no run, bat and pad close togethe
        rin defence

End of over 15 (maiden) England 61/0 (lead by 68 runs)
Harbhajan Singh 3-1-3-0 - Vauxhall End
MP Vaughan 19* (35b 2x4) ME Trescothick 37* (60b 6x4)

  15.1 Kumble to Vaughan, no run, outside the off, left alone
  15.2 Kumble to Vaughan, no run, flat and quick, outside the off,
        defended
  15.3 Kumble to Vaughan, no run, this is more like a medium pacer
        bowling, on leg and middle, played to short mid-wicket
  15.4 Kumble to Vaughan, one run, coming on to the bat at a good pace,
        worked around the corner for a single
  15.5 Kumble to Trescothick, no run, bowling around the wicket, flat and
        quick, defended
  15.6 Kumble to Trescothick, one run, once again, flat and quick,
        Trescothick sweeps for a single, there is a man protecting the
        backward square fence

End of over 16 (2 runs) England 63/0 (lead by 70 runs)
A Kumble 6-1-17-0 (1nb) - Pavilion End
ME Trescothick 38* (62b 6x4) MP Vaughan 20* (39b 2x4)

  16.1 Harbhajan Singh to Trescothick, no run, quicker through the air,
        played towards backward point
  16.2 Harbhajan Singh to Trescothick, one run, swept away nicely towards
        deep backward square, Tendulkar prevents the second run from being
        taken
  16.3 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, no run, this one does not turn at all,
        straight atthe batsman, Vaughan defends
  16.4 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, FOUR, dear-oh-dear! This is some
        punishment, swept away with a great deal of power, swept in front
        of square for four
  16.5 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, no run
  16.6 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, no run, forward in defence

End of over 17 (5 runs) England 68/0 (lead by 75 runs)
Harbhajan Singh 4-1-8-0 - Vauxhall End
ME Trescothick 39* (64b 6x4) MP Vaughan 24* (43b 3x4)

  17.1 Kumble to Trescothick, one run, taps the ball in defence to the off
        side, steal a single, right under the nose of Zaheer Khan
  17.2 Kumble to Vaughan, no run, outside the off, defended
  17.3 Kumble to Vaughan, no run, forward in defence
  17.4 Kumble to Vaughan, no run, flat in trajectory, no purchase at all
        from the track, Vaughan in no trouble, defends
  17.5 Kumble to Vaughan, FOUR, this is trouble for India, Kumble bowls a
        long hop, Vaughan down on one knee - smashes it in front of square
        leg for four
  17.6 Kumble to Vaughan, no run, forward in defence

End of over 18 (5 runs) England 73/0 (lead by 80 runs)
A Kumble 7-1-22-0 (1nb) - Pavilion End
ME Trescothick 40* (65b 6x4) MP Vaughan 28* (48b 4x4)

  18.1 Harbhajan Singh to Trescothick, one run, taps the ball in defence
        to the off side, it is that man Agarkar - not wanted by his
        skipper as a bowler in this innings to open the bowling, the
        batsmen steal a quick single as Agarkar moves in
  18.2 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, no run
  18.3 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, FOUR, Goodness! What a shot! Amazing
        stuff, swept with so much ease, hitting the ball in the air and in
        front of square for four
  18.4 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, FOUR, Vaughan! what a batsman this
        young man is, is having a good time here, sweeps again for four!
  18.5 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, no run
  18.6 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, no run

End of over 19 (9 runs) England 82/0 (lead by 89 runs)
Harbhajan Singh 5-1-17-0 - Vauxhall End
ME Trescothick 41* (66b 6x4) MP Vaughan 36* (53b 6x4)

  19.1 Kumble to Trescothick, no run, Trescothick once again taps the ball
        to the off side, this time they dont take a single
  19.2 Kumble to Trescothick, no run, outside the off, defended
  19.3 Kumble to Trescothick, no run
  19.4 Kumble to Trescothick, no run, bowling around the wicket, fires it
        in quick, defended
  19.5 Kumble to Trescothick, bye: FOUR, flat and quick, outside the off,
        Trescothick misses, so does Ratra, four byes
  19.6 Kumble to Trescothick, FOUR, this is leather hunt for the Indians,
        Kumble dishing out ordinary stuff, Trescothick sweeps it, almost a
        sweep/pull - through mid-wicket for four, cracking shot!

End of over 20 (8 runs) England 90/0 (lead by 97 runs)
A Kumble 8-1-26-0 (1nb) - Pavilion End
MP Vaughan 36* (53b 6x4) ME Trescothick 45* (72b 7x4)

       Surprise, Surprise! Agarkar to bowl
  20.1 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run, good first ball, played back to the
        bowler
  20.2 Agarkar to Vaughan, one run, just back of a length, just outside
        the off, Vaughan defends and steals a quick run
  20.3 Agarkar to Trescothick, no run, bouncer! ducks under
  20.4 Agarkar to Trescothick, one run, played just wide of Bangar at
        backward point, takes a single
  20.5 Agarkar to Vaughan, FOUR, really bad bowling, down the leg side,
        Vaughan helps it around the corner for four, 14th boundary of the
        innings
  20.6 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run, gets right behind the line and defends

End of over 21 (6 runs) England 96/0 (lead by 103 runs)
AB Agarkar 1-0-6-0 - Vauxhall End
ME Trescothick 46* (74b 7x4) MP Vaughan 41* (57b 7x4)

  21.1 Kumble to Trescothick, no run, bowling around the wicket, flat and
        quick, defended
  21.2 Kumble to Trescothick, no run, bowling around the wicket, flat and
        quick, defended
  21.3 Kumble to Trescothick, no run, well wide outside the off, left
        alone
  21.4 Kumble to Trescothick, no run, flat and quick, defended
  21.5 Kumble to Trescothick, no run, leans forward and defends
  21.6 Kumble to Trescothick, no run, leans forward and defends

End of over 22 (maiden) England 96/0 (lead by 103 runs)
A Kumble 9-2-26-0 (1nb) - Pavilion End
MP Vaughan 41* (57b 7x4) ME Trescothick 46* (80b 7x4)

  22.1 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run, darting in to the batsman, defended
        back down the track
  22.2 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run, driven on the rise, straight to covers
  22.3 Agarkar to Vaughan, one run, played nicely to mid-wicket, Ganguly
        fields
  22.4 Agarkar to Trescothick, one run, played to deep square leg
  22.5 Agarkar to Vaughan, one run, taps the ball in defence to the off
        side and takes a quick single
  22.6 Agarkar to Trescothick, FOUR, Agarkar bounces this one, hoping that
        Trescothick will fall for the trap, yes, he goes for the shot,
        pulls it majestically in front of square, just wide of Kumble, one
        bounce and over the ropes for four, brings up his fifty! And the
        100 for England

End of over 23 (7 runs) England 103/0 (lead by 110 runs)
AB Agarkar 2-0-13-0 - Vauxhall End
MP Vaughan 43* (61b 7x4) ME Trescothick 51* (82b 8x4)

  23.1 Kumble to Vaughan, no run
  23.2 Kumble to Vaughan, no run
  23.3 Kumble to Vaughan, no run
  23.4 Kumble to Vaughan, one run, played down to long leg
  23.5 Kumble to Trescothick, one run, eased through the on side for an
        easy single
  23.6 Kumble to Vaughan, no run

End of over 24 (2 runs) England 105/0 (lead by 112 runs)
A Kumble 10-2-28-0 (1nb) - Pavilion End
ME Trescothick 52* (83b 8x4) MP Vaughan 44* (66b 7x4)

  24.1 Agarkar to Trescothick, no run, Agarkar doing a Cork, bowls the
        half-tracker, Trescothick sways away from it
  24.2 Agarkar to Trescothick, no run
  24.3 Agarkar to Trescothick, one run, short delivery, played with very
        soft hands, gives it direction towards deep backward point
  24.4 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run, short delivery, must have been four!
        Harbhajan Singh fields the cut shot at point and saves four runs,
        lucky Agarkar
  24.5 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run, not enough luck this time, beats
        Vaughan with a good delivery, just outside the off, ball moving
        away off the seam
  24.6 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run, once again cut away, straight to
        Harbhajan singh at point

End of over 25 (1 run) England 106/0 (lead by 113 runs)
AB Agarkar 3-0-14-0 - Vauxhall End
ME Trescothick 53* (86b 8x4) MP Vaughan 44* (69b 7x4)

       Well the critics wouldn't complain this as negative cricket or
        boring batting, runs have been flowing here at The Oval
       Bowling change: Harbhajan Singh
  25.1 Harbhajan Singh to Trescothick, no run
  25.2 Harbhajan Singh to Trescothick, no run, bowling over the wicket,
        bowls well outside the line of leg, trescothick lets it go by
  25.3 Harbhajan Singh to Trescothick, no run
  25.4 Harbhajan Singh to Trescothick, one run
  25.5 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, one run
  25.6 Harbhajan Singh to Trescothick, no run

End of over 26 (2 runs) England 108/0 (lead by 115 runs)
Harbhajan Singh 6-1-19-0 - Pavilion End
MP Vaughan 45* (70b 7x4) ME Trescothick 54* (91b 8x4)

  26.1 Agarkar to Vaughan, no run
  26.2 Agarkar to Vaughan, one run, taps the ball in defence to the off
        side, sense of urgency rom the English batsmen, Indians not too
        worried about the runs taken
  26.3 Agarkar to Trescothick, no run
  26.4 Agarkar to Trescothick, no run
  26.5 Agarkar to Trescothick, no run, nasty bouncer! Trescothick had no
        clue, was all at mercy of that ball, almost got a glove to it,
        Ratra appealed in vain
  26.6 Agarkar to Trescothick, no run

End of over 27 (1 run) England 109/0 (lead by 116 runs)
AB Agarkar 4-0-15-0 - Vauxhall End
MP Vaughan 46* (72b 7x4) ME Trescothick 54* (95b 8x4)

  27.1 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, no run
  27.2 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, no run
  27.3 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, no run
  27.4 Harbhajan Singh to Vaughan, one run, eased through mid-wicket for a
        single
  27.5 Harbhajan Singh to Trescothick, FOUR, swept fine, nice shot,
        Agarkar trots towards the ball, ball wins the race - four
  27.6 Harbhajan Singh to Trescothick, no run, flat and quick, outside the
        off, defended

End of over 28 (5 runs) England 114/0 (lead by 121 runs)
Harbhajan Singh 7-1-24-0 - Pavilion End
MP Vaughan 47* (76b 7x4) ME Trescothick 58* (97b 9x4)

       That is good night from The Oval! Umpire offer the light - and that
        is that for the day
       England are 114 for no loss in their second innings, they lead by
        121 runs. Trescothick is on 58 and Vaughan on 47, both the batsmen
        are in supreme form.
       Clearly the day belonged to Rahul Dravid - 217 off 468 balls with
        28 boundaries.
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Match State: Delay - Day 5 - Rain

       Good morning from The Oval.  Very heavy rain in London and across
        most of the UK this morning, and the forecast is for it to
        continue for some time.
       So at the moment there is no chance of a prompt start, and whilst
        there is no official news from the umpires as yet, its also
        unlikely there will be any play before lunch.
       Check CricInfo.com throughout the morning and we'll keep you up to
        date with the latest developments.
       Update 12pm (1100 GMT) - The rain is unfortunately still falling
        steadily, showing no signs of stopping.  Indeed the weather
        forecast is for it to continue for many hours yet, possibly later
        than 6pm.
       Were the rain to stop it would take at least two and a half hours
        to get the ground fit for play.
       At the moment though it looks as if we have seen the last Test
        cricket in England this summer.
       More news as and when we receive it.
       News from The Oval: Match has been abandoned
       Heavy downpour and all that water all around have convinced the
        umpires that there is no possibility of any cricket today.
       The npower Test series ends 1-1
       Man of the Match: Rahul Dravid
       Man of the Series: Michael Vaughan
       Well, Vaughan was named the England Man of the Series
       The Indian Man of the Series: Rahul Dravid
       This is the first Test match day's play to be completely washed out
        at The Oval since July 26 1980 against West Indies.
       Not that the day's play would have produced a result in this Test,
        as Hussain rightly put it," A bridge too far"
       It stayed a flat track for the first four days and there were no
        reasons to believe that wickets would have tumbled on the final
        day
       This is not exactly the kind of track that would produce a result,
        as Indians would testify it, the batting belters in the sub-
        continent have produced a lot of runs, and so we saw at The Oval
        too
       Rahul Dravid and Michael Vaughan scored a lot of runs in the series
        and took the Man of the Series award
       England won the first Test at Lord's, India saved the second Test
        and went on to win at Leeds in the third Test.
       A very rare away Test win for the Indians.
       The Indian batsmen would have struggled on bouncy tracks, well the
        nature of pitch has played a very crucial role in the outcome of
        the series. Both the teams would feel happy withthe final result
        1-1
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