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Test No. 1898

England tour of India 2008/09

2008-09 season
India vs England - 1st Test
11-15 December, 2008 (5-day match)

India led 2-match series by 1-0.

Venue : MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
Toss : England won the toss and chose to bat first
Result : India win by 6 wickets


England 1st Innings
4s 
6s
SR 
»
Andrew Strauss c & b Mishra
123 
233 
15 
0
52.79 
»
Alastair Cook c Khan b Harbhajan Singh
52 
116 
0
44.83 
»
Ian Bell lbw b Khan
17 
51 
0
33.33 
»
Kevin Pietersen c & b Khan
33 
0
12.12 
»
Paul Collingwood c Gambhir b Harbhajan Singh
26 
0
34.62 
»
Andrew Flintoff c Gambhir b Mishra
18 
75 
0
24.00 
»
James Anderson c Yuvraj Singh b Mishra
19 
82 
0
23.17 
»
Matt Prior Not Out
53 
102 
0
51.96 
»
Graeme Swann c Dravid b Harbhajan Singh
0
16.67 
»
Steve Harmison st Dhoni b Yuvraj Singh
23 
0
26.09 
»
Monty Panesar lbw b I Sharma
26 
0
23.08 
Extras LB 7, N 1
8
Total : (all out in 128.4 overs)
316
RR : 2.46

Fall of wickets : 1-118 (Cook, 39.6 ov), 2-164 (Bell, 57.2 ov), 3-180 (Pietersen, 65.4 ov), 4-195 (Collingwood, 72.2 ov), 5-221 (Strauss, 83.3 ov), 6-229 (Flintoff, 92.5 ov), 7-271 (Anderson, 110.4 ov), 8-277 (Swann, 113.4 ov), 9-304 (Harmison, 122.3 ov), 10-316 (Pane

Bowlers
O
M
R
W
RPO
NB
Wd
 
»
Zaheer Khan
21
41 
2
1.95
0
0
»
Ishant Sharma
19
.4
32 
1
1.63
1
0
»
Harbhajan Singh
38
96 
3
2.53
0
0
»
Amit Mishra
34
99 
3
2.91
0
0
»
Yuvraj Singh
15
33 
1
2.20
0
0
»
Virender Sehwag
1
0
8.00
0
0

India 1st Innings
4s 
6s
SR 
»
Gautam Gambhir lbw b Swann
19 
43 
0
44.19 
»
Virender Sehwag b Anderson
16 
0
56.25 
»
Rahul Dravid lbw b Swann
24 
0
12.50 
»
Sachin Tendulkar c & b Flintoff
37 
48 
1
77.08 
»
VVS Laxman c & b Panesar
24 
60 
0
40.00 
»
Yuvraj Singh c Flintoff b Harmison
14 
41 
0
34.15 
»
MS Dhoni c Pietersen b Panesar
53 
82 
0
64.63 
»
Harbhajan Singh c Bell b Panesar
40 
58 
0
68.97 
»
Zaheer Khan lbw b Flintoff
15 
0
6.67 
»
Amit Mishra b Flintoff
12 
18 
0
66.67 
»
Ishant Sharma Not Out
19 
0
42.11 
Extras B 4, LB 11, N 6
21
Total : (all out in 69.4 overs)
241
RR : 3.46

Fall of wickets : 1-16 (Sehwag, 5.2 ov), 2-34 (Gambhir, 13.3 ov), 3-37 (Dravid, 13.6 ov), 4-98 (Laxman, 31.2 ov), 5-102 (Tendulkar, 32.1 ov), 6-137 (Singh, 43.2 ov), 7-212 (Singh, 60.1 ov), 8-217 (Khan, 63.3 ov), 9-219 (Dhoni, 64.1 ov), 10-241 (Mishra, 69.4 ov)

Bowlers
O
M
R
W
RPO
NB
Wd
 
»
Steve Harmison
11
42 
1
3.82
0
0
»
James Anderson
11
28 
1
2.55
0
0
»
Andrew Flintoff
18
.4
49 
3
2.63
6
0
»
Graeme Swann
10
42 
2
4.20
0
0
»
Monty Panesar
19
65 
3
3.42
0
0

England 2nd Innings
4s 
6s
SR 
»
Andrew Strauss c Laxman b Harbhajan Singh
108 
244 
0
44.26 
»
Alastair Cook c Dhoni b I Sharma
30 
0
30.00 
»
Ian Bell c Gambhir b Mishra
13 
0
53.85 
»
Kevin Pietersen lbw b Yuvraj Singh
0
20.00 
»
Paul Collingwood lbw b Khan
108 
250 
0
43.20 
»
Andrew Flintoff c Dhoni b I Sharma
11 
0
36.36 
»
Matt Prior c Sehwag b I Sharma
33 
56 
0
58.93 
»
Graeme Swann b Khan
21 
0
33.33 
»
Steve Harmison b Khan
0
12.50 
»
James Anderson Not Out
0
25.00 
Extras B 10, LB 13, W 2, N 7
32
Total : (9 wickets dec in 105.5 overs)
311
RR : 2.94

did not bat: Monty Panesar

Fall of wickets : 1-28 (Cook, 9.4 ov), 2-42 (Bell, 12.2 ov), 3-43 (Pietersen, 13.1 ov), 4-257 (Strauss, 85.2 ov), 5-262 (Flintoff, 88.4 ov), 6-277 (Collingwood, 94.1 ov), 7-297 (Swann, 100.5 ov), 8-301 (Harmison, 102.5 ov), 9-311 (Prior, 105.5 ov)

Bowlers
O
M
R
W
RPO
NB
Wd
 
»
Zaheer Khan
27
40 
3
1.48
0
2
»
Ishant Sharma
22
.5
57 
3
2.50
7
0
»
Amit Mishra
17
66 
1
3.88
0
0
»
Yuvraj Singh
3
12 
1
4.00
0
0
»
Harbhajan Singh
30
91 
1
3.03
0
0
»
Virender Sehwag
6
22 
0
3.67
0
0

India 2nd Innings
(Target: 387 runs)
4s 
6s
SR 
»
Gautam Gambhir c Collingwood b Anderson
66 
139 
0
47.48 
»
Virender Sehwag lbw b Swann
83 
68 
11 
4
122.06 
»
Rahul Dravid c Prior b Flintoff
19 
0
21.05 
»
Sachin Tendulkar Not Out
103 
196 
0
52.55 
»
VVS Laxman c Bell b Swann
26 
42 
0
61.90 
»
Yuvraj Singh Not Out
85 
131 
1
64.89 
Extras B 5, LB 11, N 4
20
Total : (4 wickets in 98.3 overs)
387
RR : 3.93

did not bat: Amit Mishra, Harbhajan Singh, Ishant Sharma, MS Dhoni, Zaheer Khan

Fall of wickets : 1-117 (Sehwag, 22.6 ov), 2-141 (Dravid, 31.2 ov), 3-183 (Gambhir, 43.5 ov), 4-224 (Laxman, 56.4 ov)

Bowlers
O
M
R
W
RPO
NB
Wd
 
»
Steve Harmison
10
48 
0
4.80
0
0
»
James Anderson
11
51 
1
4.64
0
0
»
Monty Panesar
27
105 
0
3.89
0
0
»
Andrew Flintoff
22
64 
1
2.91
4
0
»
Graeme Swann
28
.3
103 
2
3.61
0
0

Match details
Debuts: GP Swann (England)
Man of the Match: V Sehwag (India)
Umpires : Billy Bowden (New Zealand) and Daryl Harper (Australia)
Third Umpire: SL Shastri (India)
Referee : Jeff Crowe (New Zealand)
Reserve Umpire: R Risodkar (India)
Close of Play
Day 1 : England 1st Innings - 229 for five (A Flintoff 18*, JM Anderson 2*, 90 Ov)
Day 2 : India 1st Innings - 155 for six (MS Dhoni 24*, H Singh 13*, 45 Ov)
Day 3 : England 2nd Innings - 172 for three (AJ Strauss 72*, PD Collingwood 60*, 54 ov)
Day 4 : India 2nd Innings - 131 for one (G Gambhir 41*, R Dravid 2*, 29 Ov)
Day 5 : India 2nd Innings - 387 for four (Sachin 103*, Yuvraj 85*, 98.3 Ov) - end of match

Teams:
India Amit Mishra, Gautam Gambhir, Harbhajan Singh, Ishant Sharma, MS Dhoni (Capt. & wk), Rahul Dravid, Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, VVS Laxman, Yuvraj Singh, Zaheer Khan
England Alastair Cook, Andrew Flintoff, Andrew Strauss, Graeme Swann, Ian Bell, James Anderson, Kevin Pietersen (Capt.), Matt Prior (wk), Monty Panesar, Paul Collingwood, Steve Harmison
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