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Match Status- Match Ended, Venue - Nehru Stadium, Kochi,2nd ODI, Date - 15/01/2013, Toss won by - India
  • ENG /
  • India beat England by 127 runs
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Commentary (England innings)

Right then, that's all we have from this match. The third ODI is on 19th January at Dhoni's home ground, Ranchi. We look forward to your company at 1200 IST (0630 GMT). Until next time, on behalf of the scorers and commentators, it's good bye and cheers!!!

Ravindra Jadeja grabs the Man of the Match award for his stupendous all-round performance. Says that he enjoyed his batting and the ball was coming nicely onto the bat. Adds that he played here in the IPL and hence knew the wicket. Further says that the plan was to bat sensibly and score towards the end. He is happy with his bowling performance as well and says that the wicket suited his style of bowling.

In pursuit, England's innings completely fell apart against the swing prowess of Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Shami Ahmed. Pietersen and Root tried to stabilize the innings and bring the chase back on track but failed in their attempt. The Indian spin duo of Jadeja and Ashwin came to party afterwards and finished the demolition work with 14 overs left.

It was an excellent batting show by the Indians to notch up a challenging total on the board. In spite of the failure of the top-order, the middle-order held fort and courtesy some useful contributions from Dhoni and Raina, and then some blitzkrieg towards the end by Jadeja, steered India to 285/6.

An all-round show by Ravindra Jadeja has powered India to a big thumping win over England in the second ODI. They have completely outplayed the Britishers and have leveled the 5-match series 1-1. This is also the eighth biggest loss for England in ODIs, second biggest against India. Courtesy this loss, England slip to the second spot in the ICC ODI rankings.

35.6 R Ashwin to S Patel, OUT! Run out! India win by 127 runs! Ashwin bowls a slower off-spinner on the pads at 82.5 kph, Patel flicks it straight to Jadeja at square leg and attempts for an impossible run. Jadeja returns an accurate throw to Dhoni who breaks the stumps in a jiffy. The Indian players are confident that Dernbach is out and are celebrating by removing the stumps. Meanwhile, it is referred upstairs and they have to wait for the third umpire's verdict. Replays confirm that Dernbach was well short of the crease and OUT flashes on the giant screen much to the delight of the capacity Kochi crowd. What a terrific win for India and the players are exchanging pleasantries in the middle. Job well done! 158/10

35.5 R Ashwin to S Patel, Skips down the track to work it across the line but misses and is hit on the pads. 158/9

35.4 R Ashwin to S Patel, FOUR! Little short in length around off, Patel rocks back and punches it powerfully through covers for a boundary. It's suddenly raining boundaries here! 158/9

35.3 R Ashwin to S Patel, SIX! Patel will not go down without a fight! Tossed up delivery on middle, fuller in length, Patel walks down the track and hoists it over long on for a biggie. 154/9

35.2 R Ashwin to S Patel, FOUR! Boom! Flighted off-spinner on off, Patel goes back and lofts it inside-out over covers for a boundary. 148/9

35.1 R Ashwin to S Patel, FOUR! Ordinary effort in the deep by Ahmed! Floated off-spinner on middle, Patel advances down the track and hammers it over mid-wicket. Ahmed tries to boot it out in the deep but the momentum takes the ball into the ropes. 144/9

34.6 R Jadeja to J Dernbach, Played to the point region by the batsman. No run. 140/9

34.5 R Jadeja to J Dernbach, Floated ball on off, spinning away, Dernbach tries to heave it over mid-wicket but misses. 140/9

34.4 R Jadeja to S Patel, On middle, a long hop, pulled across the line to square leg for a single. 140/9

34.3 R Jadeja to S Patel, Touch short in length outside off, cut through cover-point for a couple. 139/9

34.2 R Jadeja to J Dernbach, Arm ball on middle, Dernbach leans forward for a defense and plays it with an inside edge to square leg. A single. 137/9

34.1 R Jadeja to J Dernbach, Gives it some extra air but bowls it quicker at 96.5 kph. Spins away after landing, Dernbach pushes and misses. 136/9

Batting Powerplay time!

33.6 R Ashwin to S Patel, Spinning down the leg side, Patel fails to flick it and is hit on the pads. Outstanding over by Ashwin! 136/9

33.5 R Ashwin to J Dernbach, Floated full delivery on middle, flicked off the pads to mid-wicket for a single. 136/9

33.4 R Ashwin to J Dernbach, Off-spinner around off at 91.6 kph, Dernbach goes back and punches it back to the bowler. 135/9

Jade Dernbach comes out in the middle to face the hat-trick ball.

33.3 R Ashwin to S Finn, OUT! Ashwin delivers a carrom ball around off, fuller in length and curling away, Finn plants his front foot forward for a drive through the line but it spins away to beat the bat. Dhoni collects the ball, whips off the bails and appeals, umpire Steve Davis raises his finger after thinking for a while. Finn is disappointed with the decision and the replays show that there was no involvement of wood. 135/9

Steven Finn is the number 10 batsman.

Drinks trolley is on the field.

33.2 R Ashwin to J Tredwell, OUT! Another one bites the dust and the wickets are going down like a pack of cards. Ashwin brings out his variation, a slider around off, skidding on with the angle, Tredwell plays it off his back foot, expecting it to be an off-spinner and gets beaten. He is thudded on the pads and the umpire gives it out LBW! 135/8

33.1 R Ashwin to J Tredwell, Short delivery outside off, Tredwell cuts it off his back foot to covers. 135/7

32.6 R Jadeja to J Tredwell, Tickles it off his pads to the leg side and crosses for a single. 135/7

32.5 R Jadeja to J Tredwell, Spinning back into the batsman from outside off, Tredwell fails to block it off his front foot and is hit on the pads. The ball falls near the pitch and almost rolls back onto the stumps. 134/7

32.4 R Jadeja to J Tredwell, Loopy delivery on middle, Tredwell gets forward and drives it back to the bowler. 134/7

32.3 R Jadeja to S Patel, Pushed to the cover region by the batsman. One run added to the total. 134/7

32.2 R Jadeja to S Patel, Flighted full delivery on off, spinning away at 91.7 kph, Patel goes down on one knee for a massive hoick over mid-wicket but misses. 133/7

32.1 R Jadeja to S Patel, Cuts a short ball through the line but finds point. 133/7

31.6 R Ashwin to J Tredwell, Ashwin smartly hurls in a carrom ball outside off at 90.2 kph, outside off, Tredwell flashes and misses. 133/7

31.5 R Ashwin to J Tredwell, Drifting into the batsman, landing around off and spinning away at 87.8 kph, Tredwell draws forward for a defense but gets beaten by the away turn. 133/7

31.4 R Ashwin to J Tredwell, Flighted on middle and off, defended off the back foot. 133/7

31.3 R Ashwin to J Tredwell, With two slips in place, Ashwin flights his off-spinner outside off, Tredwell pushes at it off his front foot and misses. 133/7

31.2 R Ashwin to S Patel, On middle, helped through the gap at mid-wicket for a single. 133/7

31.1 R Ashwin to S Patel, Played through mid-wicket by the batsman. No run. 132/7

30.6 R Jadeja to J Tredwell, Tredwell has played that off the front foot and into the ground. A double-wicket maiden for Jadeja! 132/7

James Tredwell arrives in the middle to face the music.

30.5 R Jadeja to C Woakes, OUT! Dead plumb in front! Jadeja is all pumped up here and the crowd is going berserk. Floated full delivery on middle, pushed quicker through the air at 93.3 kph, it straightened just a shade after landing to beat the forward defensive prod of Woakes. The umpire has no hesitation in raising his finger and end seems nigh for England. 132/7

30.4 R Jadeja to C Woakes, Defended off the back foot by the batsman. No run. 132/6

30.3 R Jadeja to C Woakes, Floated full delivery on off, Woakes gets forward and plays it towards point. 132/6

Chris Woakes is the next batsman out in the middle.

30.2 R Jadeja to Joe Root, OUT! Bowled 'em! This is smart bowling by Jadeja. The last one turned away sharply to put doubts into the mind of the batsman and the bowler this time dishes out an arm ball around off at 94.2 kph. Root is rooted inside the crease looking to block it but it skidded on with the angle to beat his defense. The leg stump is disturbed and England are 132/6! 132/6

30.1 R Jadeja to Joe Root, Whoa! Jadeja is bowling superbly at the moment. Flights it up and lands it full around off, Root looks to defend it off his front foot but it spins away viciously to beat the outside edge. 132/5

29.6 R Ashwin to Joe Root, Carrom ball on off, Root leans forward and defends it with gentle hands to cover-point. It's in the gap and they cross. 132/5

29.5 R Ashwin to S Patel, Played to mid-wicket region by the batsman. One run added to the total. 131/5

29.4 R Ashwin to S Patel, Off-spinner outside off, spinning back into the batsman and cramping him for room, Patel goes on the back foot for the cut shot but ends up bottom edging it back to the bowler. 130/5

29.3 R Ashwin to Joe Root, Touch short in length on middle, Root goes back and eases it through square leg for a single. 130/5

29.2 R Ashwin to S Patel, Flighted off-spinner on middle, flicked to mid-wicket for a run. 129/5

29.1 R Ashwin to S Patel, Turns it with the spin to the leg side but finds the fielder. 128/5

28.6 R Jadeja to S Patel, This time pierces the off side with his cover drive and crosses for a run. 128/5

28.5 R Jadeja to S Patel, Presses forward and pushes it with the spin to covers. 127/5

28.4 R Jadeja to S Patel, Played to the point region by the batsman. No run. 127/5

28.3 R Jadeja to S Patel, Quicker delivery on off, pitching, gripping and turning away from the batsman, Patel pushes inside the line and gets beaten by the spin. 127/5

28.2 R Jadeja to Joe Root, Shifts his weight on the back foot and punches it to covers. Rains stops it with a dive and they cross for a run in the meantime. 127/5

28.1 R Jadeja to Joe Root, Flatter full delivery on middle at 93.4 kph, Root goes back and defends it to the bowler. 126/5

Ravindra Jadeja into the attack.

27.6 R Ashwin to S Patel, Off-spinner on middle, tapped across the line but straight to Raina at mid-wicket. 126/5

27.5 R Ashwin to S Patel, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 126/5

27.4 R Ashwin to Joe Root, Shortish ball on off, Root goes back and pulls it to deep mid-wicket for a single. 126/5

27.3 R Ashwin to S Patel, Played to the point region by the batsman. They pick up a single. 125/5

27.2 R Ashwin to Joe Root, Another delivery turning down the leg side, Root helps it off his pads to deep square leg for a single. 124/5

27.1 R Ashwin to Joe Root, Slow loopy delivery on middle and leg, spinning down the leg side, Root paddles it to fine leg for a couple. 123/5

26.6 Y Singh to Joe Root, Goes back and slaps it through covers for a single. 121/5

26.5 Y Singh to S Patel, Played through mid-wicket by the batsman. One run added to the total. 120/5

26.4 Y Singh to Joe Root, Outside off, eased through covers for a run. 119/5

26.3 Y Singh to Joe Root, FOUR! Third short ball on the trot and this time England fetch a boundary. On middle at 86.9 kph, Root shifts his weight on the back foot and whips it through mid-wicket. Rahane gives it the chase, tries to pull it back near the ropes but the momentum takes him and the ball beyond the fence. 118/5

26.2 Y Singh to S Patel, Again Yuvraj is on the shorter side, outside off, Patel strokes it off his back foot to deep cover for one. 114/5

26.1 Y Singh to Joe Root, Short outside off, punched through covers for a single. 113/5

25.6 R Ashwin to S Patel, Little short in length outside off, Patel tries to cut it and misses. 112/5

25.5 R Ashwin to Joe Root, Turns it off his pads to the on side and crosses for a run. 112/5

25.4 R Ashwin to S Patel, Flighted full delivery on off, staying a bit low and spinning in, Patel goes back and plays it to point for one. 111/5

Samit Patel arrives in the middle.

25.3 R Ashwin to C Kieswetter, OUT! Soft dismissal and England are in complete disarray. Loopy off-spinner on middle at 94.0 kph, stopping a bit onto the batsman, Kieswetter is a shade early with his flick shot and ends up lobbing it straight to Raina at short mid-wicket. 110/5

25.2 R Ashwin to C Kieswetter, Floated full delivery on middle, flicked off the pads to mid-wicket. 110/4

25.1 R Ashwin to C Kieswetter, FOUR! Bullet shot! Ashwin serves a long hop on middle, Kieswetter is quick to spot the length, immediately goes on the back foot and pulls it with disdain through mid-wicket for a boundary. Ishant in the deep picks it late and reacts but by that time the ball already crossed the ropes. 110/4

24.6 Y Singh to C Kieswetter, Pushed to the cover region by the batsman. They pick up a single. 106/4

24.5 Y Singh to C Kieswetter, Defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 105/4

24.4 Y Singh to Joe Root, Touch short in length on off, Root rocks back and punches it through covers for a single. 105/4

24.3 Y Singh to Joe Root, FOUR! Boom! Floated full delivery on middle and off, Root goes down on one knee and clobbers it through square leg for a boundary. 104/4

24.2 Y Singh to Joe Root, Pushes it with the spin to covers. 100/4

24.1 Y Singh to C Kieswetter, Taps it off his pads to mid-wicket and crosses for one. 100/4

Yuvraj Singh is back into the attack.

23.6 R Ashwin to Joe Root, Four byes! Tossed up delivery on middle and leg, spinning down at 89.8 kph, Root attempts for a reverse sweep but misses. Dhoni also gets blinded and hence fails to collect it. The ball speeds away to the fine leg fence. Bonus runs for England! 99/4

23.5 R Ashwin to Joe Root, Flatter delivery, sliding down the leg side, Root nudges it past leg gully for a couple. 95/4

23.4 R Ashwin to Joe Root, Walks down the track and flicks it off his pads to mid-wicket. 93/4

23.3 R Ashwin to C Kieswetter, Turns it off his pads and crosses to rotate the strike. 93/4

23.2 R Ashwin to Joe Root, Floated full delivery on off, an off-spinner, staying a bit low as well, Root stays back and works it off his pads to square leg for one. 92/4

23.1 R Ashwin to Joe Root, Aims to unveil a reverse sweep first up and gets an inside edge onto the pads. Very audacious! 91/4

Ravichandran Ashwin into the attack.

22.6 I Sharma to C Kieswetter, FOUR! Poor delivery to complete a good over. Short and wide outside off at 135.4 kph, Kieswetter camps back and smacks it over point for a brutal boundary. 91/4

22.5 I Sharma to C Kieswetter, Defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 87/4

22.4 I Sharma to C Kieswetter, Slants in a fuller length delivery, on middle and straightening a touch, Kieswetter gets behind the line and defends it back to the bowler. 87/4

22.3 I Sharma to C Kieswetter, Oohhh... that stayed low! A full delivery outside off, Kieswetter looks to play it through the line but it stays a shade low and cuts back in a bit to beat the inside edge. 87/4

22.2 I Sharma to Joe Root, Room on offer outside off, Root slashes it over backward point for a run. 87/4

22.1 I Sharma to Joe Root, Little short in length on off, Root blocks it off his back foot. 86/4

21.6 Y Singh to C Kieswetter, Kieswetter lunges forward and pushes it with the spin to covers. 86/4

21.5 Y Singh to Joe Root, Slow loopy delivery on off, Root gets on the front foot and looks to drive it through the line. It comes off the inside edge and rolls to square leg for one. 86/4

21.4 Y Singh to C Kieswetter, Camps back and punches a short ball through covers for a run. 85/4

21.3 Y Singh to C Kieswetter, Defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 84/4

21.2 Y Singh to C Kieswetter, Chance of a caught and bowled and also a run out at the other end as well! Touch short in length again, around off, Kieswetter goes back and punches it firmly and uppishly back to the bowler. It goes through the legs of Yuvraj and strikes the stumps at the other end. Replays show that had Yuvraj got any touch, Root would have been a goner. 84/4

21.1 Y Singh to C Kieswetter, Little short in length around off, Kieswetter goes back and slaps it back to the bowler. 84/4

Some issues with the bowler's landing area. The groundsmen are hammering the concerned region to make it even.

20.6 I Sharma to C Kieswetter, Puts it on a fuller length outside off, hint of away shape, Kieswetter waits for it on the back foot and at the last moment runs it down to third man for a run. 84/4

20.5 I Sharma to C Kieswetter, Full length delivery outside off, Kieswetter pushes it from the crease to covers. 83/4

20.4 I Sharma to C Kieswetter, FOUR! Shot! First boundary in nine overs. Ishant Sharma is on the shorter side with his length, around off, Kieswetter gets forward and powers it over mid-wicket for a boundary. 83/4

20.3 I Sharma to C Kieswetter, Angles in a fuller length delivery, Kieswetter lunges forward and defends it with gentle hands to covers. 79/4

20.2 I Sharma to C Kieswetter, Serves a length delivery in the channel outside off at 129.0 kph, Kieswetter chooses to leave it untouched. 79/4

20.1 I Sharma to Joe Root, Good length delivery on middle at 130.9 kph, Root glances it behind square leg for a single. 79/4

Ishant Sharma comes back for another spell.

19.6 Y Singh to C Kieswetter, Turn away from the batsman, Kieswetter plays it from the crease and taps it in front of point. 78/4

19.5 Y Singh to Joe Root, Pushed to the cover region by the batsman. They pick up a single. 78/4

19.4 Y Singh to Joe Root, Root dances down the track and does well to block the ball. 77/4

19.3 Y Singh to Joe Root, Floated full on middle, driven back to Yuvraj. 77/4

19.2 Y Singh to Joe Root, Attempts to paddle it across the line but misses and is hit on the pads. The impact was well outside off and hence no appeal. 77/4

19.1 Y Singh to Joe Root, Little short in length on middle, Root goes back and punches it back to the bowler. 77/4

Yuvraj Singh comes into the attack.

18.6 B Kumar to C Kieswetter, On middle, fuller in length, Kieswetter helps it off his pads to mid-wicket. A maiden to end the spell, 10-2-29-3! 77/4

18.5 B Kumar to C Kieswetter, Puts it on a full length outside off, Craig hits it off his front foot to covers. 77/4

18.4 B Kumar to C Kieswetter, Another strong appeal for an LBW! Once again Kumar brings a length ball into the batsman, Kieswetter fails to defend it and is hit on the back pad. Height could be a factor as the umpire shakes his head. 77/4

18.3 B Kumar to C Kieswetter, Appeal for an LBW! Length ball cutting back into the batsman at 128.1 kph, Kieswetter looks to defend it from the crease but gets an inside edge onto the pads. 77/4

18.2 B Kumar to C Kieswetter, Once again Kieswetter remains on the back foot in defense. 77/4

18.1 B Kumar to C Kieswetter, Angles in a full delivery, Kieswetter defends it from the crease. 77/4

Bhuvneshwar Kumar to bowl his last over. He has bowled superbly...

17.6 R Jadeja to Joe Root, Shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot. 77/4

17.5 R Jadeja to Joe Root, Stays back and punches it to covers. 77/4

17.4 R Jadeja to Joe Root, Turn and bounce away from the batsman, nice grip from the wicket, Root pushes at it from the crease but it turns away to beat the outside edge. 77/4

17.3 R Jadeja to C Kieswetter, Pushed to the cover region by the batsman. One run added to the total. 77/4

17.2 R Jadeja to C Kieswetter, Spinning away from the batsman at 95.4 kph, Kieswetter opens the face of the bat to dab it to the off side. The gully fielder dives to his left to stop the ball. 76/4

17.1 R Jadeja to Joe Root, Flighted full delivery on off, spinning away a bit, Root draws forward and pushes it off the outside edge to point. One run added to the total. 76/4

16.6 B Kumar to C Kieswetter, Bowls a fuller length delivery on off at 129.8 kph, Kieswetter gets on the front foot and pushes it gently to covers. 75/4

16.5 B Kumar to C Kieswetter, Serves a full toss outside off, Kieswetter cracks it through the line, connects well but finds Rahane at point. Misses out on the gift, Kieswetter! 75/4

16.4 B Kumar to C Kieswetter, Defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 75/4

16.3 B Kumar to C Kieswetter, Slants in a full length delivery on off, Kieswetter defends it off his front foot. 75/4

16.2 B Kumar to Joe Root, Good length delivery shaping back into the batsman, Root works it off his pads to square leg for one. 75/4

16.1 B Kumar to Joe Root, Chooses to leave the ball outside his off stump. 74/4

Once again Steve Davis has lost the count of the ball and is having a chat with the third umpire. It is indeed complete and after getting the confirmation, he hands the cap to Jadeja.

15.6 R Jadeja to C Kieswetter, Loopy delivery on off, Kieswetter defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 74/4

15.5 R Jadeja to C Kieswetter, Played that off the front foot and into the ground. 74/4

15.4 R Jadeja to Joe Root, Full delivery outside off, driven through mid off for a single. 74/4

15.3 R Jadeja to Joe Root, Slow spin away from the batsman, Root pushes inside the line and gets beaten by the spin. Dhoni collects the ball and removes the bails in a flash. He flicks the ball back to the bowler who fails to collect it and the batsmen cross for one. The umpire quickly signals a dead ball. 73/4

15.2 R Jadeja to Joe Root, Flighted delivery on middle, defended back to the bowler. 73/4

15.1 R Jadeja to Joe Root, Little short in length on off, shaping away, Root rocks back and punches it through the line. Raina with a superb stop at covers. 73/4

14.6 B Kumar to C Kieswetter, Good length delivery outside off, Kieswetter shoulders his arms, and Dhoni fumbles a bit while collecting. 73/4

14.5 B Kumar to C Kieswetter, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 73/4

Craig Kieswetter is the new batsman out.

14.4 B Kumar to E Morgan, OUT! Spectacular low catch by Dhoni and England are staring down the barrel now. Kumar is on fire here, he lands it a fuller length delivery outside off at 132.4 kph and gets it shape further away after pitching. Morgan gets on the front foot for a defense but ends up nicking it behind. Dhoni dives to his left and snaps it inches above the surface. 73/4

14.3 B Kumar to E Morgan, Morgan has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 73/3

Eoin Morgan strides out in the middle.

Drinks break.

14.2 B Kumar to K Pietersen, OUT! Sound of timber and the loudest cheer from the Kochi crowd as Kevin Pietersen, the big fish, walks back to the pavilion. Bhuvneshwar Kumar is the man of the moment for India as he bags the prized scalp. Terrific delivery pitched on a good length outside off and swerved back after landing at 130.9 kph. Pietersen played all over it and got bowled. 73/3

14.1 B Kumar to K Pietersen, Played to mid-wicket region by the batsman. No run. 73/2

Steve Davis is a bit confused! He thought there was one more left in the over and called Jadeja back. But the third umpire cleared his doubt.

13.6 R Jadeja to K Pietersen, Tossed up delivery on off, spinning away, Pietersen drives it off the outside portion of the bat and gets a single towards backward point. 73/2

13.5 R Jadeja to K Pietersen, Oohhh... that missed the off stump by a whisker. Excellent delivery, drifting into the batsman, landing on middle and off and curling away a bit after pitching. Pietersen stretches out for a defense but misses and it goes perilously close past the off stump. 72/2

13.4 R Jadeja to K Pietersen, Short delivery wide outside off, cut straight to Gambhir at point. 72/2

13.3 R Jadeja to K Pietersen, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 72/2

13.2 R Jadeja to K Pietersen, Tickles it off his pads to the on side but finds mid-wicket. 72/2

13.1 R Jadeja to K Pietersen, Flighted full delivery on middle and off, Pietersen drives it off his front but it goes straight back to the bowler. 72/2

Ravindra Jadeja to roll his arm now.

12.6 B Kumar to K Pietersen, Played through mid-wicket by the batsman. They pick up a single. 72/2

12.5 B Kumar to K Pietersen, Drives it nicely off his front foot but finds the fielder. 71/2

12.4 B Kumar to Joe Root, Dropped? Technically yes, but that was very tough to catch. A length ball around off at 131.3 kph, Root aims to cut it through the line but gets an inside edge behind. Dhoni standing up to the stumps gets no reaction time and hence fails to snap it. It ricochets off his pads and they cross for one. Interestingly, the umpire signals a leg bye. 71/2

12.3 B Kumar to K Pietersen, Turns it off his pads to wide of mid on for a single. 70/2

12.2 B Kumar to Joe Root, Leans forward and pushes a full delivery towards extra cover. They pinch a risky single as Rahane misses his shy at the non-striker's end. 69/2

12.1 B Kumar to Joe Root, Too full in length outside off at 134.7 kph, Root tries to drive it through the line but gets an inside edge onto the pads. 68/2

11.6 I Sharma to K Pietersen, FOUR! Excellent shot! Ishant darts in a short delivery around off at 132.2 kph, Pietersen pulls it powerfully off his front foot and eases it over square leg for a boundary. 68/2

11.5 I Sharma to Joe Root, Played to the point region by the batsman. They pick up a single. 64/2

11.4 I Sharma to K Pietersen, Hurls in a short ball, on off at 134.2 kph, Pietersen swivels on the back foot and pulls it nicely through square leg for a run. 63/2

11.3 I Sharma to K Pietersen, Length ball drifting back into the batsman, Pietersen remains on the back foot and blocks it down safely. 62/2

11.2 I Sharma to K Pietersen, Good length delivery around off at 135.4 kph, Pietersen remains on the back foot and blocks it down. 62/2

11.1 I Sharma to K Pietersen, Pitched up delivery on off, driven off the front foot to mid off. 62/2

10.6 B Kumar to Joe Root, Kumar serves it in the channel outside off at 130.8 kph, Root shoulders his arms. 62/2

10.5 B Kumar to Joe Root, FOUR! First ODI runs for Root! Bhuvneshwar serves a short delivery on middle at 130.0 kph, Root shifts his base on the back foot and pulls it nicely through square leg for a boundary. 62/2

10.4 B Kumar to Joe Root, Pushed to the cover region by the batsman. No run. 58/2

10.3 B Kumar to Joe Root, Root comes down the track to flick it across the line but misses and is hit on the pads. 58/2

10.2 B Kumar to Joe Root, Length delivery in the region outside off at 132.8 kph, Root tries to cut it through the line but misses. 58/2

Joe Root is the new batsman out in the middle.

10.1 B Kumar to A Cook, OUT! Plumb in front! Crucial blow for England as their skipper departs. Kumar angles across a fuller length delivery, skidding on after landing at 136.8 kph, Cook tries to play it from the crease but misses and is hit on the pads. The fielders appeal and the finger goes up immediately. That looked plumb to the naked eye, but boy o boy, the replays showed that it was pitched outside leg. 58/2

9.6 I Sharma to K Pietersen, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 58/1

9.5 I Sharma to K Pietersen, Good length delivery around off, nipping away, Pietersen tries to play across the line but it comes off the outside edge and travels to third man for a couple. 58/1

9.4 I Sharma to K Pietersen, Defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 56/1

50-run stand between Cook and Pietersen!

9.3 I Sharma to K Pietersen, FOUR! Fine shot! Ishant angles in a fuller length delivery on middle at 138.7 kph, Pietersen with an open stance plays it handsomely off his pads to the deep mid-wicket fence. 56/1

9.2 I Sharma to K Pietersen, Pietersen has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 52/1

9.1 I Sharma to K Pietersen, FOUR! Boom! Touch short in length around off at 133.6 kph, Pietersen shifts his weight on the back foot and cracks it through covers for a boundary. 52/1

9.1 I Sharma to K Pietersen, Wide, a very harsh call from the umpire! Back of a length delivery outside off, seaming away at 130.9 kph, Pietersen shuffles across the stumps and has a gentle poke inside the line. Gets beaten comprehensively! 48/1

Ishant Sharma comes into the attack now.

8.6 B Kumar to K Pietersen, Full delivery on middle, Pietersen works it off his pads to mid-wicket and crosses for a hesitant single. Chance of a run out there, at both ends, but Jadeja fumbles and fails to score a direct hit at the non-striker's end with his boot. 47/1

8.5 B Kumar to A Cook, Little short in length and shaping away from the batsman, Cook camps back and slashes it firmly through the line. Raina manning the short cover region reacts quickly and makes the half stop. One run added to the total. 46/1

8.4 B Kumar to A Cook, Once again gets on the front foot and drives it to mid off. 45/1

8.3 B Kumar to A Cook, Cook has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 45/1

8.2 B Kumar to A Cook, Presses forward and forces a full ball to covers. 45/1

8.1 B Kumar to A Cook, Outside off, on a good length, Cook throws his bat at it and misses. 45/1

7.6 S Ahmed to K Pietersen, FOUR! Lucky boundary for KP! Ahmed darts in a length ball around off and gets it to shape away a bit at 136.9 kph. Pietersen looks to play it across the line but closes the face of the bat early. It flies off the leading edge and scoots through the gap between cover and point. Jadeja and Rahane give it the chase, the former reaches the ball first and tries to pull it back. He does so but the momentum takes him beyond the ropes. The ball once again rolls towards the boundary ropes and Rahane attempts to stop it with a slide. But unfortunately his feet touched the ropes while he was in contact with the ball. 45/1

7.6 S Ahmed to K Pietersen, Wide! Sliding down the leg side, left alone. 41/1

7.5 S Ahmed to A Cook, Fuller length delivery on middle, shaping back in a touch at 137.1 kph, Cook goes back and plays it with an inside edge to square leg. They cross for a single. 40/1

7.4 S Ahmed to K Pietersen, Length delivery around off, straightening a touch after landing, Pietersen bunts it in front of mid off and scampers across for a quick single. 39/1

7.3 S Ahmed to K Pietersen, Little short in length in the channel outside off at 134.4 kph, Pietersen attempts to cut it but misses. 38/1

7.2 S Ahmed to K Pietersen, FOUR! The bowler overcompensates with his length and line and serves it pretty straight at 139.0 kph. Pietersen goes back and whips it through mid-wicket for a boundary. 38/1

7.1 S Ahmed to K Pietersen, FOUR! Streaky boundary! A fuller length delivery outside off, hint of away shape, Pietersen tries to play it through the line but it nips away to catch the outside edge. It screams past the second slip fielder and crosses the ropes. 34/1

6.6 B Kumar to K Pietersen, Good length delivery angling into the batsman, Pietersen punches it back to the bowler who is late in getting down to stop the ball. By the time mid on fielder cuts it off, they cross for a single. 30/1

6.5 B Kumar to K Pietersen, Driven towards the mid on region. No run. 29/1

6.4 B Kumar to K Pietersen, Gets behind the line of the delivery and pushes it back past the bowler. The mid on fielder cuts it off. 29/1

6.3 B Kumar to K Pietersen, FOUR! Eased away! Length delivery sliding down the leg side, Pietersen nudges it off his pads and finds the boundary at fine leg. 29/1

6.2 B Kumar to K Pietersen, Very full delivery outside off, KP drives it off the front foot and places it through cover-point for a couple. 25/1

6.1 B Kumar to K Pietersen, Drops it on a good length outside off, going straight on, Pietersen pokes inside the line and misses. 23/1

5.6 S Ahmed to A Cook, Touch short in length outside off at 138.0 kph, Cook flashes his blade through the line and misses. 23/1

5.5 S Ahmed to A Cook, Cook defends it from within the crease. 23/1

5.4 S Ahmed to A Cook, From round the wicket angle, Ahmed slants in a fuller length delivery, on middle and leg, staying a shade low, Cook tries to defend it from the crease but misses. Is hit on the pads but the appeal is turned down. Drifting down! 23/1

5.3 S Ahmed to A Cook, Defended off the back foot by the batsman. No run. 23/1

5.2 S Ahmed to A Cook, Back of a length delivery angling away from the batsman, Cook plays it through to point where Kohli makes a diving stop. 23/1

5.1 S Ahmed to A Cook, Length delivery shaping away from the batsman at 138.1 kph, Cook allows it through. 23/1

4.6 B Kumar to A Cook, Little short in length and angling away from the batsman, Cook punches it through covers for a single to retain the strike. 23/1

4.5 B Kumar to A Cook, Superb delivery, served on a fuller length around off and it curled in a shade at 134.0 kph to cramp the batsman for room. Cook defends it off the inside edge. 22/1

4.4 B Kumar to A Cook, Drifting away from the batsman, on a good length at 135.4 kph, Cook steers it through the line but finds point. 22/1

4.3 B Kumar to A Cook, Stays on the back foot and punches it down in front of covers. 22/1

1000 ODI runs for Kevin Pietersen against India!

4.2 B Kumar to K Pietersen, This one slides down the leg side, Pietersen flicks it easily off his pads to deep square leg for one. 22/1

4.1 B Kumar to K Pietersen, Full length delivery angling into the batsman at 137.0 kph, Pietersen defends it off his front foot. 21/1

3.6 S Ahmed to A Cook, Outside off at 137.0 kph, Cook leaves it alone. 21/1

3.5 S Ahmed to A Cook, FOUR! Uppish but through the gap! This time the line is very straight from Ahmed, on middle and leg, a good length ball, Cook leans across and flicks it off his pads to the deep mid-wicket boundary. 21/1

3.4 S Ahmed to A Cook, Beaten! Ahmed changes his angle and comes from round the wicket. Hurls in a fuller length delivery around off at 137.1 kph and forces the batsman on the front foot. Cook looks to defend it but it seams away to beat the outside edge. 17/1

3.3 S Ahmed to A Cook, FOUR! Elegance! Ahmed pitches it full outside off at 137.9 kph, Cook leans into the drive and creams it with all the elegance through covers. 17/1

3.2 S Ahmed to K Pietersen, Swinging down the leg side at 141.3 kph, KP tries to work it to the on side but misses. They cross for a quick leg bye. 13/1

3.1 S Ahmed to K Pietersen, Chooses to leave the ball outside his off stump. 12/1

2.6 B Kumar to A Cook, FOUR! Shot! Kumar hurls in a fractionally short delivery around off at 133.8 kph, Cook camps back and packs a punch through covers for a boundary. 12/1

2.5 B Kumar to K Pietersen, Length delivery wide outside off at 135.9 kph, KP throws his bat at it and runs it down off the outside edge to third man. The batsmen have run through for a single. 8/1

2.4 B Kumar to A Cook, Once again offers a little bit of width outside off at 137.1 kph, Cook goes on the back foot and cuts it through point for a single. The third man fielder is pretty square and cuts it off. 7/1

2.3 B Kumar to A Cook, Played to the point region by the batsman. No run. 6/1

2.2 B Kumar to K Pietersen, Full delivery swinging into the batsman, Pietersen works it off his pads to deep square leg for one. 6/1

MS Dhoni is standing up to the stumps now. Pietersen was moving out of the crease to negate the movement and it's smart thinking by the Indian skipper.

2.1 B Kumar to K Pietersen, Angles in a fuller length delivery, around off, Pietersen shuffles across and helps it off his pads to mid on. 5/1

1.6 S Ahmed to A Cook, Lands a fuller length delivery around off at 136.9 kph, hint of inward movement, Cook gets half forward for a defense and plays it with the inside edge to mid-wicket. Excellent first over by Ahmed! 5/1

1.5 S Ahmed to K Pietersen, Brings this one back into the batsman, on a length and drifting down the leg side. KP fails to flick it and is hit on the pads. They cross for a leg bye. 5/1

1.4 S Ahmed to K Pietersen, Terrific delivery, lands it on a length outside off and gets it to move away off the seam. Pietersen with static footwork pushes inside the line and misses. 4/1

1.3 S Ahmed to K Pietersen, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 4/1

Kevin Pietersen is the number 3 batsman.

1.2 S Ahmed to Ian Bell, OUT! Caught behind! The prolific run scorer for England departs cheaply and India draw first blood. Ahmed bowls a full delivery wide outside off at 140.8 kph and it curves away further after pitching. Bell needlessly chases it away from his body, aiming for a cover drive but nicks it behind. Dhoni makes no mistake and the capacity Kochi crowd erupts in joy. 4/1

1.1 S Ahmed to Ian Bell, Puts it on a fuller length around off and gets a bit of curl back into the batsman, Bell looks to defend it from the crease but gets an inside edge onto the pads. 4/0

1.1 S Ahmed to Ian Bell, Poor line to start with, a full delivery drifting down the leg side, Bell leaves it untouched. 4/0

Shami Ahmed to bowl with the second new ball. A couple of slip fielders in place...

0.6 B Kumar to Ian Bell, Offers width outside off, Bell reaches out for it and chops it behind point for a single. 3/0

0.5 B Kumar to Ian Bell, Stays on the back foot and hits a length ball to covers. 2/0

0.5 B Kumar to Ian Bell, Wide! Bowls it wide outside off, hint of away shape, Bell shoulders his arms to let it through to the keeper. 2/0

0.4 B Kumar to Ian Bell, Angles in a length delivery, around off at 132.6 kph, Bell gets behind the line and blocks. 1/0

0.3 B Kumar to Ian Bell, Touch short in length around off at 131.9 kph, Bell stands back and punches it back to the bowler. 1/0

0.2 B Kumar to A Cook, Good length delivery wide outside off at 127.0 kph, Cook strokes it through the line but Jadeja does well at point to stop it with a dive. However, they cross for a run. England are away. 1/0

0.1 B Kumar to A Cook, Starts with a fuller length delivery outside off, just inside the guideline, Cook lets it through to the keeper. 0/0

Commentary (India innings)

Once again, the embarrassing rescue act had to be led by MS Dhoni, who was given handy support by Raina. James Tredwell was good on this slow track and bowled economically. Steven Finn and Woakes were decent but Dernbach went for runs. A fantastic partnership from Dhoni and Jadeja has helped India post a competitive total, and may have just won them the match. England have a lot to do on the chase, join us back in a while.

From being 2 down early on, India have done remarkably well, mostly thanks the breath-taking partnership between Dhoni and Jadeja. India stuttered early on, with the openers getting castled in similar fashion. Virat Kohli stepped up to the occasion but sort of threw his wicket away.

49.6 J Dernbach to R Jadeja, SIX! Jadeja finishes off the innings in style! This time it's a maximum! Full on middle, Jadeja just flicks it effortlessly over mid-wicket for a splendid maximum. India have recovered well to post 285 on the board! They scored 118 runs off the last 10 overs, that is spectacular stuff from the home side! 285/6

49.5 J Dernbach to R Jadeja, FOUR! Another one reaches the fence and Jadeja is playing a gem here! Full on the pads, Jadeja just whips it behind square leg for a one bounce boundary. 279/6

6th ODI fifty for Jadeja!

49.4 J Dernbach to R Jadeja, FOUR! He is picking up the slower deliveries pretty well! Slower delivery outside off, Jadeja swivels back and pulls it past the short fine leg fielder for a boundary. He brings up a well deserved half-century. What a special innings it is turning out to be from Jadeja! 275/6

49.3 J Dernbach to R Ashwin, Full outside off, Ashwin looks to slice it but gets an inside edge to the keeper for a single. 271/6

Ravichandran Ashwin strides out to the middle.

49.2 J Dernbach to MS Dhoni, OUT! Dhoni holes out but a spectacular innings from him comes to an end! Full outside off at 131.9 kph, Dhoni throws the kitchen sink at it but ends up slicing it uppishly to deep point where Root pouches it calmly. Dhoni has done his job and what a splendid contribution from the skipper! 270/6

49.2 J Dernbach to MS Dhoni, WIDE! Dhoni has put him under pressure, he dances down the track, Dernbach darts it wide outside off and just outside the guideline. 270/5

49.1 J Dernbach to MS Dhoni, FOUR! There you go, the helicopters are flowing all over the ground! Full outside off, Dhoni shuffles across and whips it wide of long on for a boundary. 269/5

Dernbach will bowl the final over of the innings! He will be under tremendous pressure as Jadeja and Dhoni are going berserk!

48.6 S Finn to R Jadeja, FOUR! Good adjustment from Jadeja! Finn delivers a slower back of a length delivery outside off, Jadeja waits and just pulls it over mid-wicket for a boundary to end the over. 15 runs off the over, another biggie for India! 265/5

48.5 S Finn to MS Dhoni, Delivers it in the blockhole this time and Dhoni drives it to long on for a single. 261/5

48.4 S Finn to MS Dhoni, FOUR! Another helicopter shot goes whizzing past the mid-wicket fielder! Full on off, Dhoni just whips it over mid-wicket for a thunderous boundary. 260/5

48.3 S Finn to MS Dhoni, Full outside off, Dhoni again goes for a helicopter shot and whips it to long off, Bell over runs the ball but recovers well in time to stop with his right hand. Saves a couple. 256/5

48.2 S Finn to MS Dhoni, Misses out this time! Length delivery on middle and leg, Dhoni waits and then looks to dispatch it out of the stadium with a heave but misses and gets hit on the pads. 254/5

48.1 S Finn to MS Dhoni, FOUR! He is turning it on here! A tad short and wide outside off, Dhoni throws the kitchen sink at it and slashes it over point for a boundary. 254/5

47.6 C Woakes to MS Dhoni, Good delivery to end the over! Delivers it very full outside off, Dhoni drills it to long on for just a single. 10 runs off the over! The last 5 overs have cost England 48 runs! 250/5

47.5 C Woakes to R Jadeja, This time Woakes delivers it a bit wide on a good length area outside off, Jadeja slashes it to deep cover for just a single. 249/5

47.4 C Woakes to R Jadeja, FOUR! Cracked away! Another poor delivery, low full toss outside off, Jadeja just swipes it over mid-wicket for a powerful boundary. 248/5

47.3 C Woakes to R Jadeja, Swipes away a low full toss outside off, wide of long on for a couple. 244/5

47.2 C Woakes to MS Dhoni, Very full outside off, Dhoni digs it out to deep cover for a single. 242/5

47.1 C Woakes to R Jadeja, Low full toss outside off, Jadeja rams it to long on for just a single. 241/5

Woakes back on!

46.6 S Finn to MS Dhoni, FOUR! This one is even better, the trademark Dhoni helicopter shot! Full on off, Dhoni just whips it with his special helicopter effect past mid-wicket for another thumping boundary. 240/5

48th ODI fifty for Dhoni!

46.5 S Finn to MS Dhoni, FOUR! Amazing power, sheer brute force! Full outside off, Dhoni just rams it straight back past Finn for a thunderous boundary. What a way to bring up his half-century. he is in sublime form in ODIs! 236/5

46.4 S Finn to R Jadeja, Stays in his crease and looks to flick but gets an inside edge onto his pads. The ball rolls over to the off side and they take a single. Right, Dhoni on strike on 47! 232/5

46.3 S Finn to MS Dhoni, A tad wide outside off, Dhoni stays back and slaps it to deep cover for just a single. 231/5

46.2 S Finn to MS Dhoni, Swing and a miss! Another dot ball! Dhoni dances down the track and looks to heave a good length delivery outside off but misses. 230/5

46.1 S Finn to MS Dhoni, Length delivery on middle and leg, Dhoni looks to flick but misses and gets hit high on the pads, he wants a single but is sent back. 230/5

Finn back into the attack now!

45.6 J Dernbach to R Jadeja, FOUR! He is hitting them pretty well in that region! Full on off, Jadeja just swipes it wide of long on for a one bounce boundary. 13 runs off the over, the Indians are doing well in these death overs! 230/5

45.5 J Dernbach to MS Dhoni, A tad full outside off, Dhoni slices it away to deep point for a single. 226/5

50 stand up between Dhoni and Jadeja!

45.4 J Dernbach to MS Dhoni, SIX! massive, massive hit! He picked up the slower one pretty well this time. Slower delivery outside off, Dhoni waits and just plunders it over long off for a muscular maximum. 225/5

45.3 J Dernbach to R Jadeja, Again, a slower delivery outside off on a fuller length. Jadeja waits and thumps it to long on for a single. 219/5

45.2 J Dernbach to MS Dhoni, Very full and wide outside off, Dhoni reaches out for it and slices it to point for just a single. 218/5

45.1 J Dernbach to MS Dhoni, Ah! That was almost a leg spinner! Delivers a slow back of the hand leg cutter outside off, Dhoni is totally foxed and he leaves it alone as it spins away sharply. 217/5

Dernbach back on!

44.6 C Woakes to R Jadeja, FOUR! Effortless hit! Full on the pads, Jadeja just flicks it over mid-wicket for a one bounce boundary. 14 runs off the over, another good one for India! 217/5

44.5 C Woakes to R Jadeja, Good change of pace! Delivers a slower off cutter outside off, Jadeja pushes it back to Woakes who dives to his left and makes half a stop. There is a slight hesitation in running but Dhoni sends Jadeja back in time. 213/5

44.4 C Woakes to R Jadeja, FOUR! Poor delivery and punished appropriately! High full toss outside off, Jadeja slashes it past point for a thumping boundary. 213/5

44.3 C Woakes to R Jadeja, Full outside off, Jadeja again thumps it straight back to the bowler. 209/5

44.2 C Woakes to R Jadeja, SIX! At last he gets one off the middle, Full outside off, Jadeja stays in his crease and clobbers it over long on for a huge maximum. India need many more like these! 209/5

44.1 C Woakes to R Jadeja, Very full outside off, Jadeja drills it back to Woakes who does well to stop the ball. 203/5

43.6 J Tredwell to R Jadeja, Rocks back and pulls a short delivery outside off, Jadeja rocks back and pulls it wide of long on for just a single. Brilliant over from Tredwell, just a run from it. 203/5

43.5 J Tredwell to R Jadeja, Full on off, Jadeja leans forward and surprisingly, defends! 202/5

43.4 J Tredwell to R Jadeja, Four dot balls now! A tad short on off, Jadeja pulls it straight to mid-wicket. 202/5

43.3 J Tredwell to R Jadeja, Leans forward and pats a length delivery outside off to point. 202/5

43.2 J Tredwell to R Jadeja, Length delivery on off, Jadeja leans forward and pushes it to point. 202/5

43.1 J Tredwell to R Jadeja, Goes back and flicks it straight to mid-wicket. 202/5

42.6 C Woakes to R Jadeja, Full on middle and off, Jadeja looks to flick but gets a leading edge to the off side for a single. 12 off the over, a good one for India! 202/5

42.5 C Woakes to R Jadeja, FOUR! Not off the middle but India will take it! Slower delivery outside off, Jadeja goes for a loft, doesn't connect it well but it still goes for a one bounce boundary. 200 up for India! This is already the best over of the innings. 201/5

42.4 C Woakes to MS Dhoni, Length delivery outside off, Dhoni pushes it to covers for a single. 197/5

42.3 C Woakes to MS Dhoni, Good stop! Dhoni walks down and rams a low full toss outside off straight back. Woakes shows great reflexes and stops it with his right hand. Threatens to throw it back. 196/5

42.2 C Woakes to MS Dhoni, Cleverly bowled! Delivers a full delivery outside off, just inside the guideline, Dhoni leaves it alone thinking it as wide but the umpire is unmoved. 196/5

42.1 C Woakes to MS Dhoni, SIX! Dhoni shows some urgency now! Good length delivery outside off, Dhoni just heaves it wide of long on for a flat maximum. 196/5

Woakes back on!

41.6 J Tredwell to MS Dhoni, Spins back in after landing outside off, Dhoni punches it past covers for a single. 190/5

41.5 J Tredwell to MS Dhoni, FOUR! A much needed boundary for India! A tad short on middle and leg, Dhoni just whips it away past short fine leg for a boundary. 189/5

41.4 J Tredwell to R Jadeja, Full on middle and leg, Jadeja leans forward and turns it to the leg side for a single. 185/5

41.3 J Tredwell to MS Dhoni, A tad short on off, Dhoni rocks back and whips it wide of mid-wicket for a single. 184/5

41.2 J Tredwell to R Jadeja, Goes back and whips it behind square leg for a single. 183/5

41.1 J Tredwell to R Jadeja, Length delivery on off, spinning away. Jadeja comes forward and defends. 182/5

Tredwell back on!

40.6 J Dernbach to R Jadeja, Clips a length delivery outside off, wide of mid on for a single to end the over. 182/5

40.5 J Dernbach to R Jadeja, Good length delivery outside off, Jadeja turns it to mid-wicket. 181/5

40.4 J Dernbach to R Jadeja, Length delivery outside off, Jadeja stays back and pushes it to covers. 181/5

40.3 J Dernbach to R Jadeja, Good cricket from Jadeja, keeping the scoreboard ticking over! Length delivery on middle, Jadeja clips it behind square leg for a couple. 181/5

40.2 J Dernbach to R Jadeja, Goes back and pats it back to Dernbach who threatens to throw it back but restrains from it. 179/5

40.1 J Dernbach to R Jadeja, Length delivery on middle and off, Jadeja clips it to deep mid-wicket for a couple. 179/5

39.6 S Finn to R Jadeja, Stands tall and punches it to mid off for a single. A stupendous Powerplay for England, 21/1 during that period! 177/5

39.5 S Finn to R Jadeja, A tad wide outside off, Jadeja cuts it straight to backward point. 176/5

39.4 S Finn to MS Dhoni, Hops back and clips a good length delivery outside off to deep square leg for a single. 176/5

39.3 S Finn to R Jadeja, Off the mark! A length delivery on middle and leg, Jadeja clips it to the leg side for a single. 175/5

Ravindra Jadeja strides to the crease!

39.2 S Finn to S Raina, OUT! Castled! The pressure got on to Raina there! They had a poor Powerplay up till now! Slower delivery outside off, on a good length area. Raina stays in his crease and goes for a wild heave but inside edges it onto his stumps. A wicket at a crucial juncture for England. The set Raina departs! He is disappointed with himself as he walks back to the hut! 174/5

39.1 S Finn to S Raina, Length delivery on the pads, Raina swipes it powerfully but straight to short fine leg. 174/4

38.6 J Dernbach to S Raina, Full outside off, sliced away to third man for a single to end the over. 174/4

38.5 J Dernbach to MS Dhoni, Good length delivery outside off, a slower one, Dhoni pushes it to mid on and scampers through for a single. Dernbach has some words with Dhoni, not sure what happened exactly! 173/4

38.4 J Dernbach to MS Dhoni, Misses out on this one! Low full toss on middle and leg, Dhoni whips it straight to mid on. 172/4

38.3 J Dernbach to MS Dhoni, Foxes him with a slower one outside off, Dhoni goes for a wild heave but misses it completely. 172/4

38.2 J Dernbach to MS Dhoni, Clever from Dernbach! Watches Dhoni come forward and darts it very full outside off, just inside the guide line. Dhoni leaves it alone again thinking it being a wide. 172/4

38.1 J Dernbach to MS Dhoni, Play and a miss! Length delivery outside off, Dhoni shuffles across, gets down on one knee and looks to sweep but misses it. 172/4

37.6 S Finn to S Raina, Excellent delivery to finish off a brilliant over. Delivers a slower off cutter outside off, Raina waits and looks to steer but misses. 172/4

37.5 S Finn to MS Dhoni, Shuffles way across, Finn darts it a tad short on his ribs, Dhoni clips it to long leg, Bell, in the deep, slides to his right and flicks the ball inside. They take three. 172/4

50 stand up between Dhoni and Raina!

37.4 S Finn to S Raina, Rocks back and cuts it past point to third man for a single. 169/4

37.3 S Finn to S Raina, Looks to go over the off side this time but to no avail! Looks to cart a length delivery outside off over covers but misses. 168/4

37.2 S Finn to S Raina, Play and a miss! A tad short outside off, Raina looks to heave it away but misses. 168/4

37.1 S Finn to S Raina, Full and wide outside off, Raina leaves it alone thinking it's a wide but the umpire doesn't move. Raina is a bit unlucky there because it was just outside the guideline. 168/4

36.6 J Dernbach to MS Dhoni, Slower delivery outside off, Dhoni drives it straight to mid off. 168/4

36.5 J Dernbach to MS Dhoni, A tad wide outside off, just inside the guideline. Dhoni again leaves it alone thinking that it will be signalled a wide. But the umpire stays unmoved. 168/4

36.4 J Dernbach to MS Dhoni, In the corridor outside off, Dhoni leaves it alone. 168/4

36.3 J Dernbach to MS Dhoni, FOUR! Smashed! Dhoni walks down the track, Dernbach looks to goo full but ends up delivering a low full toss, Dhoni rams it straight back past Dernbach for a muscular boundary. 168/4

36.2 J Dernbach to S Raina, Good length delivery on off, Raina clips it tot he leg side for a single. 164/4

36.1 J Dernbach to S Raina, A tad short outside off, Raina rocks back and cuts it straight to point. 163/4

Right then, that's all we have from this match. The third ODI is on 19th January at Dhoni's home ground, Ranchi. We look forward to your company at 1200 IST (0630 GMT). Until next time, on behalf of the scorers and commentators, it's good bye and cheers!!!

Ravindra Jadeja grabs the Man of the Match award for his stupendous all-round performance. Says that he enjoyed his batting and the ball was coming nicely onto the bat. Adds that he played here in the IPL and hence knew the wicket. Further says that the plan was to bat sensibly and score towards the end. He is happy with his bowling performance as well and says that the wicket suited his style of bowling.

In pursuit, England's innings completely fell apart against the swing prowess of Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Shami Ahmed. Pietersen and Root tried to stabilize the innings and bring the chase back on track but failed in their attempt. The Indian spin duo of Jadeja and Ashwin came to party afterwards and finished the demolition work with 14 overs left.

It was an excellent batting show by the Indians to notch up a challenging total on the board. In spite of the failure of the top-order, the middle-order held fort and courtesy some useful contributions from Dhoni and Raina, and then some blitzkrieg towards the end by Jadeja, steered India to 285/6.

An all-round show by Ravindra Jadeja has powered India to a big thumping win over England in the second ODI. They have completely outplayed the Britishers and have leveled the 5-match series 1-1. This is also the eighth biggest loss for England in ODIs, second biggest against India. Courtesy this loss, England slip to the second spot in the ICC ODI rankings.

35.6 R Ashwin to S Patel, OUT! Run out! India win by 127 runs! Ashwin bowls a slower off-spinner on the pads at 82.5 kph, Patel flicks it straight to Jadeja at square leg and attempts for an impossible run. Jadeja returns an accurate throw to Dhoni who breaks the stumps in a jiffy. The Indian players are confident that Dernbach is out and are celebrating by removing the stumps. Meanwhile, it is referred upstairs and they have to wait for the third umpire's verdict. Replays confirm that Dernbach was well short of the crease and OUT flashes on the giant screen much to the delight of the capacity Kochi crowd. What a terrific win for India and the players are exchanging pleasantries in the middle. Job well done! 158/10

35.5 R Ashwin to S Patel, Skips down the track to work it across the line but misses and is hit on the pads. 158/9

35.4 R Ashwin to S Patel, FOUR! Little short in length around off, Patel rocks back and punches it powerfully through covers for a boundary. It's suddenly raining boundaries here! 158/9

35.3 R Ashwin to S Patel, SIX! Patel will not go down without a fight! Tossed up delivery on middle, fuller in length, Patel walks down the track and hoists it over long on for a biggie. 154/9

35.2 R Ashwin to S Patel, FOUR! Boom! Flighted off-spinner on off, Patel goes back and lofts it inside-out over covers for a boundary. 148/9

35.1 R Ashwin to S Patel, FOUR! Ordinary effort in the deep by Ahmed! Floated off-spinner on middle, Patel advances down the track and hammers it over mid-wicket. Ahmed tries to boot it out in the deep but the momentum takes the ball into the ropes. 144/9

Dernbach back on!

35.6 S Finn to MS Dhoni, Play and a miss! Good length delivery outside off, Dhoni goes back and looks to cut it too close to his body but misses. 163/4

35.5 S Finn to S Raina, Hops back and clips a length delivery on middle and leg behind square leg for a single. 163/4

35.4 S Finn to MS Dhoni, Good length delivery outside off, Dhoni punches it to deep cover for a single. 162/4

35.3 S Finn to S Raina, Again opens the face of the bat and guides a length delivery outside off to third man for a single. 161/4

26th ODI fifty for Raina!

35.2 S Finn to S Raina, FOUR! What an exquisite shot to bring up his half-century! Full outside off, Raina leans forward and just guides it past point. It races away to the boundary. It's been a very good innings from the youngster. What an asset he is turning out to be for India in the limited overs cricket! 160/4

35.1 S Finn to S Raina, Ah! Intentions clear straightaway in the Powerplay! Good length delivery outside off, Raina goes for a big heave but gets an inside edge to short fine leg. 156/4

Right then! The players have made their way out to the middle. Gautam Gambhir and Ajinkya Rahane are the openers. Steven Finn will start off proceedings for England.

Toss - MS Dhoni spins the coin and wins the toss. INDIA WILL BAT FIRST! He feels it may slow down towards the end, which aided his decision. Shami Ahmed comes in place of Ashok Dinda. Tim Bresnan has a niggle and Chris Woakes comes in his place. So no Cheteshwara Pujara yet. Which probably means that he will feature only in the three ODIs if India lose today.

Pitch and weather report - It's a new track over here. It's hot and humid in the southern part of India. The pitch is dry but there is a bit of moisture around. With the humidity and the kind of pitch expected, should be a win-toss-bat-first kind of a decision for the captain.

England are 1-0 up in this 5-match series and India will need to come up with a strong performance. Hello and welcome to the coverage of the second ODI at Kochi. It's quite hot out here and the players will need to consume maximum fluids as energy will be sapped up throughout the day.

34.6 R Jadeja to J Dernbach, Played to the point region by the batsman. No run. 140/9

34.5 R Jadeja to J Dernbach, Floated ball on off, spinning away, Dernbach tries to heave it over mid-wicket but misses. 140/9

34.4 R Jadeja to S Patel, On middle, a long hop, pulled across the line to square leg for a single. 140/9

34.3 R Jadeja to S Patel, Touch short in length outside off, cut through cover-point for a couple. 139/9

34.2 R Jadeja to J Dernbach, Arm ball on middle, Dernbach leans forward for a defense and plays it with an inside edge to square leg. A single. 137/9

34.1 R Jadeja to J Dernbach, Gives it some extra air but bowls it quicker at 96.5 kph. Spins away after landing, Dernbach pushes and misses. 136/9

Finn back on!

Batting Powerplay enforced!

Drinks break!

34.6 S Patel to MS Dhoni, Clever cricket! Clips it with soft hands wide of long on and scampers through for a couple. 156/4

34.5 S Patel to S Raina, Flicks it past mid-wicket for a single. 154/4

34.4 S Patel to S Raina, Very full on middle, Raina digs it back beside the bowler, Morgan is quick on his feet and runs to his right from mid-wicket, dives and stops the ball. There is a slight hesitation but Dhoni is sent back in time. 153/4

34.3 S Patel to MS Dhoni, Length delivery on middle, Dhoni goes back and punches it to long on for a single. 153/4

34.2 S Patel to S Raina, Full on middle, Raina bunts it to long on for a single. 152/4

34.1 S Patel to S Raina, Full on the pads, Raina neatly nudges it past short fine leg for a couple. 150 up for India! 151/4

Batting Powerplay time!

33.6 R Ashwin to S Patel, Spinning down the leg side, Patel fails to flick it and is hit on the pads. Outstanding over by Ashwin! 136/9

33.5 R Ashwin to J Dernbach, Floated full delivery on middle, flicked off the pads to mid-wicket for a single. 136/9

33.4 R Ashwin to J Dernbach, Off-spinner around off at 91.6 kph, Dernbach goes back and punches it back to the bowler. 135/9

Jade Dernbach comes out in the middle to face the hat-trick ball.

33.3 R Ashwin to S Finn, OUT! Ashwin delivers a carrom ball around off, fuller in length and curling away, Finn plants his front foot forward for a drive through the line but it spins away to beat the bat. Dhoni collects the ball, whips off the bails and appeals, umpire Steve Davis raises his finger after thinking for a while. Finn is disappointed with the decision and the replays show that there was no involvement of wood. 135/9

Steven Finn is the number 10 batsman.

Drinks trolley is on the field.

33.2 R Ashwin to J Tredwell, OUT! Another one bites the dust and the wickets are going down like a pack of cards. Ashwin brings out his variation, a slider around off, skidding on with the angle, Tredwell plays it off his back foot, expecting it to be an off-spinner and gets beaten. He is thudded on the pads and the umpire gives it out LBW! 135/8

33.1 R Ashwin to J Tredwell, Short delivery outside off, Tredwell cuts it off his back foot to covers. 135/7

33.6 Joe Root to MS Dhoni, The ball is definitely not coming on to the bat! Spins back in after landing outside off, Dhoni rocks back for a punch but gets an inside edge to the leg side. 149/4

33.5 Joe Root to S Raina, Length delivery on middle and off, Raina clips it to mid-wicket for a run. 149/4

33.4 Joe Root to MS Dhoni, A tad short on off, Dhoni rocks back and punches it to long on for a single. 148/4

33.3 Joe Root to MS Dhoni, Again leans forward and flicks a full delivery on off to mid-wicket. 147/4

33.2 Joe Root to MS Dhoni, Lunges forward and clips it straight to square leg. 147/4

33.1 Joe Root to MS Dhoni, Full on middle, Dhoni flicks it straight to mid-wicket. 147/4

32.6 R Jadeja to J Tredwell, Tickles it off his pads to the leg side and crosses for a single. 135/7

32.5 R Jadeja to J Tredwell, Spinning back into the batsman from outside off, Tredwell fails to block it off his front foot and is hit on the pads. The ball falls near the pitch and almost rolls back onto the stumps. 134/7

32.4 R Jadeja to J Tredwell, Loopy delivery on middle, Tredwell gets forward and drives it back to the bowler. 134/7

32.3 R Jadeja to S Patel, Pushed to the cover region by the batsman. One run added to the total. 134/7

32.2 R Jadeja to S Patel, Flighted full delivery on off, spinning away at 91.7 kph, Patel goes down on one knee for a massive hoick over mid-wicket but misses. 133/7

32.1 R Jadeja to S Patel, Cuts a short ball through the line but finds point. 133/7

32.6 S Patel to MS Dhoni, Full on middle and leg, Dhoni leans forward and drives it to long on for a single to end the over. 147/4

32.5 S Patel to MS Dhoni, Dhoni has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 146/4

32.4 S Patel to S Raina, Pushes it to long on and takes a single. 146/4

32.3 S Patel to S Raina, Shuffles across a tad and clips it to the leg side. 145/4

32.2 S Patel to MS Dhoni, Full on middle and leg, Dhoni looks to flick but misses and they take a leg bye. 145/4

32.1 S Patel to S Raina, Length delivery on middle and leg, spinning back in. Raina clips it to deep square leg for a single. 144/4

31.6 R Ashwin to J Tredwell, Ashwin smartly hurls in a carrom ball outside off at 90.2 kph, outside off, Tredwell flashes and misses. 133/7

31.5 R Ashwin to J Tredwell, Drifting into the batsman, landing around off and spinning away at 87.8 kph, Tredwell draws forward for a defense but gets beaten by the away turn. 133/7

31.4 R Ashwin to J Tredwell, Flighted on middle and off, defended off the back foot. 133/7

31.3 R Ashwin to J Tredwell, With two slips in place, Ashwin flights his off-spinner outside off, Tredwell pushes at it off his front foot and misses. 133/7

31.2 R Ashwin to S Patel, On middle, helped through the gap at mid-wicket for a single. 133/7

31.1 R Ashwin to S Patel, Played through mid-wicket by the batsman. No run. 132/7

Samit Patel back on!

31.6 Joe Root to S Raina, Full on middle and leg, Raina pats it to the leg side and scampers through for a single. 143/4

31.5 Joe Root to MS Dhoni, Clips it to square leg and finally gets a single he was looking for! 142/4

31.4 Joe Root to MS Dhoni, Length delivery outside off, Dhoni leans forward and turns it to mid-wicket. 141/4

31.3 Joe Root to MS Dhoni, Spins back in after landing outside off, keeps a touch low. Dhoni stays back and defends it at the last moment. 141/4

31.2 Joe Root to MS Dhoni, Comes forward and clips a length delivery outside off to mid-wicket. 141/4

31.1 Joe Root to S Raina, Loopy and very full outside off, Raina drives it to long off for a single. 141/4

30.6 R Jadeja to J Tredwell, Tredwell has played that off the front foot and into the ground. A double-wicket maiden for Jadeja! 132/7

James Tredwell arrives in the middle to face the music.

30.5 R Jadeja to C Woakes, OUT! Dead plumb in front! Jadeja is all pumped up here and the crowd is going berserk. Floated full delivery on middle, pushed quicker through the air at 93.3 kph, it straightened just a shade after landing to beat the forward defensive prod of Woakes. The umpire has no hesitation in raising his finger and end seems nigh for England. 132/7

30.4 R Jadeja to C Woakes, Defended off the back foot by the batsman. No run. 132/6

30.3 R Jadeja to C Woakes, Floated full delivery on off, Woakes gets forward and plays it towards point. 132/6

Chris Woakes is the next batsman out in the middle.

30.2 R Jadeja to Joe Root, OUT! Bowled 'em! This is smart bowling by Jadeja. The last one turned away sharply to put doubts into the mind of the batsman and the bowler this time dishes out an arm ball around off at 94.2 kph. Root is rooted inside the crease looking to block it but it skidded on with the angle to beat his defense. The leg stump is disturbed and England are 132/6! 132/6

30.1 R Jadeja to Joe Root, Whoa! Jadeja is bowling superbly at the moment. Flights it up and lands it full around off, Root looks to defend it off his front foot but it spins away viciously to beat the outside edge. 132/5

Joe Root into the attack now!

30.6 C Woakes to S Raina, Drifts it onto his pads, Raina clips it to long leg for a single to end the over. 140/4

30.5 C Woakes to MS Dhoni, Length delivery outside off, Dhoni walks forward and mistimes his loft to deep cover for a single. 139/4

30.4 C Woakes to S Raina, Walks forward and just guides a good length delivery outside off to third man for a single. 138/4

30.3 C Woakes to S Raina, Shuffles across a tad and pushes a length delivery outside off straight back to the bowler. 137/4

30.2 C Woakes to MS Dhoni, A tad wide outside off, Dhoni rocks back and slashes it to deep point for a single. 137/4

30.1 C Woakes to MS Dhoni, Nips away a tad after landing. Dhoni is squared up and he defends it with soft hands to the off side. 136/4

29.6 R Ashwin to Joe Root, Carrom ball on off, Root leans forward and defends it with gentle hands to cover-point. It's in the gap and they cross. 132/5

29.5 R Ashwin to S Patel, Played to mid-wicket region by the batsman. One run added to the total. 131/5

29.4 R Ashwin to S Patel, Off-spinner outside off, spinning back into the batsman and cramping him for room, Patel goes on the back foot for the cut shot but ends up bottom edging it back to the bowler. 130/5

29.3 R Ashwin to Joe Root, Touch short in length on middle, Root goes back and eases it through square leg for a single. 130/5

29.2 R Ashwin to S Patel, Flighted off-spinner on middle, flicked to mid-wicket for a run. 129/5

29.1 R Ashwin to S Patel, Turns it with the spin to the leg side but finds the fielder. 128/5

29.6 J Tredwell to S Raina, Full on middle and off, Raina drives it straight back to Tredwell. The ball again stopped a bit on the batsman there! 136/4

29.5 J Tredwell to S Raina, Full on middle and off, Raina looks to drive but gets an inside edge to the leg side. The ball stopping a bit! 136/4

29.4 J Tredwell to MS Dhoni, A tad short outside off, spinning in. Dhoni whips it to deep mid-wicket for a single. 136/4

29.3 J Tredwell to S Raina, Goes back and punches it to deep covers for a single. 135/4

29.2 J Tredwell to S Raina, SIX! The crowd goes bonkers as Raina dispatches this in his favourite area! Length delivery on off, Raina leans forward and just heaves it over mid-wicket for a huge maximum. 134/4

29.1 J Tredwell to S Raina, Length delivery on middle, Raina leans forward and defends. 128/4

28.6 R Jadeja to S Patel, This time pierces the off side with his cover drive and crosses for a run. 128/5

28.5 R Jadeja to S Patel, Presses forward and pushes it with the spin to covers. 127/5

28.4 R Jadeja to S Patel, Played to the point region by the batsman. No run. 127/5

28.3 R Jadeja to S Patel, Quicker delivery on off, pitching, gripping and turning away from the batsman, Patel pushes inside the line and gets beaten by the spin. 127/5

28.2 R Jadeja to Joe Root, Shifts his weight on the back foot and punches it to covers. Rains stops it with a dive and they cross for a run in the meantime. 127/5

28.1 R Jadeja to Joe Root, Flatter full delivery on middle at 93.4 kph, Root goes back and defends it to the bowler. 126/5

28.6 C Woakes to MS Dhoni, Length delivery on middle and leg, Dhoni looks to defend but gets a leading edge to the off side. 128/4

28.5 C Woakes to MS Dhoni, Appeal for a caught behind! Not out! Length delivery outside off, Dhoni comes forward and looks to push it through the off side but it nips away after landing and Dhoni seems to miss it. There is a noise as the ball passes the bat and the players straightaway go up in an appeal. The bat was close to his pad and replays are inconclusive! 128/4

28.4 C Woakes to MS Dhoni, Full on the pads, Dhoni flicks it behind square leg for a single. 128/4

28.3 C Woakes to MS Dhoni, Full outside off, Dhoni leans forward and drives it sweetly to short extra cover where Patel does well to stop it with a dive. 126/4

28.2 C Woakes to MS Dhoni, A tad short outside off, Dhoni pounces on to it and punches it past extra cover for a couple. 126/4

28.1 C Woakes to MS Dhoni, Length delivery outside off, Dhoni walks forward and turns it to the leg side. 124/4

Ravindra Jadeja into the attack.

27.6 R Ashwin to S Patel, Off-spinner on middle, tapped across the line but straight to Raina at mid-wicket. 126/5

27.5 R Ashwin to S Patel, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 126/5

27.4 R Ashwin to Joe Root, Shortish ball on off, Root goes back and pulls it to deep mid-wicket for a single. 126/5

27.3 R Ashwin to S Patel, Played to the point region by the batsman. They pick up a single. 125/5

27.2 R Ashwin to Joe Root, Another delivery turning down the leg side, Root helps it off his pads to deep square leg for a single. 124/5

27.1 R Ashwin to Joe Root, Slow loopy delivery on middle and leg, spinning down the leg side, Root paddles it to fine leg for a couple. 123/5

27.6 J Tredwell to S Raina, A tad short outside off, Raina cuts it to point. 124/4

27.5 J Tredwell to S Raina, Grips on the surface and turns away after landing. Raina stays back and defends. 124/4

27.4 J Tredwell to MS Dhoni, Spins back in after landing on a length area outside off, Dhoni stays back and pushes it to covers for a single. 124/4

27.3 J Tredwell to S Raina, Full on middle and leg, Raina taps it to square leg for a run. 123/4

27.2 J Tredwell to MS Dhoni, Comes forward and turns a full delivery outside off to the leg side for a single. In fact the umpire has signalled it a leg bye! 122/4

27.1 J Tredwell to MS Dhoni, Full outside off, Dhoni comes forward and clips it to mid-wicket. 121/4

26.6 Y Singh to Joe Root, Goes back and slaps it through covers for a single. 121/5

26.5 Y Singh to S Patel, Played through mid-wicket by the batsman. One run added to the total. 120/5

26.4 Y Singh to Joe Root, Outside off, eased through covers for a run. 119/5

26.3 Y Singh to Joe Root, FOUR! Third short ball on the trot and this time England fetch a boundary. On middle at 86.9 kph, Root shifts his weight on the back foot and whips it through mid-wicket. Rahane gives it the chase, tries to pull it back near the ropes but the momentum takes him and the ball beyond the fence. 118/5

26.2 Y Singh to S Patel, Again Yuvraj is on the shorter side, outside off, Patel strokes it off his back foot to deep cover for one. 114/5

26.1 Y Singh to Joe Root, Short outside off, punched through covers for a single. 113/5

26.6 C Woakes to MS Dhoni, A tad wide outside off, Dhoni cuts it to deep point for a single to get off the mark. 121/4

26.5 C Woakes to S Raina, He gets a single this time. Stays in his crease and dabs it to third man for a single. 120/4

26.4 C Woakes to S Raina, Length delivery outside off, Raina dabs it to point off the back foot. Wants a single but the fielder does well to stop it. 119/4

26.3 C Woakes to S Raina, Goes back and clips a good length delivery on off to mid-wicket. 119/4

MS Dhoni strides out to the middle.

26.2 C Woakes to V Kohli, OUT! Kohli throws it away and he is absolutely livid with himself! Good length delivery outside off at 131.9 kph, Kohli reaches out for it and looks to loft it over the off side, doesn't connect it well and helps it straight into the hands of Bell at deep point. He rams his bat into the ground in anger while walking off! A big breakthrough for England and Kohli's lean patch continues! 119/4

26.1 C Woakes to V Kohli, Length delivery on middle and leg, Kohli pushes it to mid on. 119/3

25.6 R Ashwin to S Patel, Little short in length outside off, Patel tries to cut it and misses. 112/5

25.5 R Ashwin to Joe Root, Turns it off his pads to the on side and crosses for a run. 112/5

25.4 R Ashwin to S Patel, Flighted full delivery on off, staying a bit low and spinning in, Patel goes back and plays it to point for one. 111/5

Samit Patel arrives in the middle.

25.3 R Ashwin to C Kieswetter, OUT! Soft dismissal and England are in complete disarray. Loopy off-spinner on middle at 94.0 kph, stopping a bit onto the batsman, Kieswetter is a shade early with his flick shot and ends up lobbing it straight to Raina at short mid-wicket. 110/5

25.2 R Ashwin to C Kieswetter, Floated full delivery on middle, flicked off the pads to mid-wicket. 110/4

25.1 R Ashwin to C Kieswetter, FOUR! Bullet shot! Ashwin serves a long hop on middle, Kieswetter is quick to spot the length, immediately goes on the back foot and pulls it with disdain through mid-wicket for a boundary. Ishant in the deep picks it late and reacts but by that time the ball already crossed the ropes. 110/4

Woakes back on!

25.6 J Tredwell to V Kohli, Loopy on middle and leg, Kohli clips it to deep square leg for a single. 119/3

25.5 J Tredwell to S Raina, Leans forward and pushes it to covers for a single. 118/3

25.4 J Tredwell to S Raina, Edged but safe! Spins away after landing outside off, Raina is squared up and he gets an outside edge through the vacant slip region for a couple. 117/3

25.3 J Tredwell to S Raina, A tad quicker on off, Raina leans forward and defends. 115/3

25.2 J Tredwell to S Raina, Stays back and pushes it to covers. 115/3

25.1 J Tredwell to V Kohli, Come forward and clips it to mid-wicket for a single. 115/3

24.6 Y Singh to C Kieswetter, Pushed to the cover region by the batsman. They pick up a single. 106/4

24.5 Y Singh to C Kieswetter, Defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 105/4

24.4 Y Singh to Joe Root, Touch short in length on off, Root rocks back and punches it through covers for a single. 105/4

24.3 Y Singh to Joe Root, FOUR! Boom! Floated full delivery on middle and off, Root goes down on one knee and clobbers it through square leg for a boundary. 104/4

24.2 Y Singh to Joe Root, Pushes it with the spin to covers. 100/4

24.1 Y Singh to C Kieswetter, Taps it off his pads to mid-wicket and crosses for one. 100/4

24.6 S Patel to S Raina, Ah! Spins back in after landing outside off, Raina looks to cut but the ball spins back in sharply and cramps him for room. He somehow defends it into the ground. He doesn't know where the ball is, Kieswetter comes forward to collect the ball but Raina cautiously pushes the ball away with the bat just as the keeper was about to collect the ball. The keeper doesn't like it and there are some words spoken between the keeper and Raina. 114/3

24.5 S Patel to S Raina, Full on off, Raina clips it straight to short fine leg. 114/3

24.4 S Patel to S Raina, Length delivery outside off, keeps a touch low. Raina punches it pack to the bowler. 114/3

24.3 S Patel to V Kohli, Stays in his crease and turns it to mid-wicket for a single. 114/3

24.2 S Patel to V Kohli, Length delivery on middle, Kohli pushes it to covers and looks for a single but is sent back. 113/3

24.1 S Patel to S Raina, Chips down the track and bunts it to long on for a single. 113/3

Yuvraj Singh is back into the attack.

23.6 R Ashwin to Joe Root, Four byes! Tossed up delivery on middle and leg, spinning down at 89.8 kph, Root attempts for a reverse sweep but misses. Dhoni also gets blinded and hence fails to collect it. The ball speeds away to the fine leg fence. Bonus runs for England! 99/4

23.5 R Ashwin to Joe Root, Flatter delivery, sliding down the leg side, Root nudges it past leg gully for a couple. 95/4

23.4 R Ashwin to Joe Root, Walks down the track and flicks it off his pads to mid-wicket. 93/4

23.3 R Ashwin to C Kieswetter, Turns it off his pads and crosses to rotate the strike. 93/4

23.2 R Ashwin to Joe Root, Floated full delivery on off, an off-spinner, staying a bit low as well, Root stays back and works it off his pads to square leg for one. 92/4

23.1 R Ashwin to Joe Root, Aims to unveil a reverse sweep first up and gets an inside edge onto the pads. Very audacious! 91/4

23.6 J Tredwell to S Raina, Stays back and punches it away through covers for a single to end the over. 112/3

23.5 J Tredwell to S Raina, FOUR! The loose delivery, short outside off, Raina accepts it well with a cut past the backward point fielder. 111/3

23.4 J Tredwell to S Raina, Short in length, punched to extra cover. 107/3

23.3 J Tredwell to V Kohli, Flighted delivery, Kohli whips it away through mid-wicket and takes one. 107/3

23.2 J Tredwell to S Raina, Stays back and this time punches it away through covers for one. 106/3

23.1 J Tredwell to S Raina, A short delivery at 89 kph, Raina punches it away. 105/3

Ravichandran Ashwin into the attack.

22.6 I Sharma to C Kieswetter, FOUR! Poor delivery to complete a good over. Short and wide outside off at 135.4 kph, Kieswetter camps back and smacks it over point for a brutal boundary. 91/4

22.5 I Sharma to C Kieswetter, Defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 87/4

22.4 I Sharma to C Kieswetter, Slants in a fuller length delivery, on middle and straightening a touch, Kieswetter gets behind the line and defends it back to the bowler. 87/4

22.3 I Sharma to C Kieswetter, Oohhh... that stayed low! A full delivery outside off, Kieswetter looks to play it through the line but it stays a shade low and cuts back in a bit to beat the inside edge. 87/4

22.2 I Sharma to Joe Root, Room on offer outside off, Root slashes it over backward point for a run. 87/4

22.1 I Sharma to Joe Root, Little short in length on off, Root blocks it off his back foot. 86/4

22.6 S Patel to V Kohli, SIX! What a shot, that's his signature, as well as his weakness shot in a sense. Flighted up, around off, Kohli leaves the crease with a confidence of a king and slams it high and mighty, inside-out over extra cover. And yes, to complete the Kohli-ness, he lets out a silent abuse. 105/3

22.5 S Patel to S Raina, Waits back this time and dabs it past point for one. 99/3

22.4 S Patel to S Raina, Flighted up, Raina pushes it down. 98/3

22.3 S Patel to S Raina, Raina has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 98/3

Kohli had a complaint there. He felt that there was one man short inside the circle and counts the number of fielders to the umpire.

22.2 S Patel to V Kohli, Flatter on middle, Kohli whips it away through mid-wicket for a single. 98/3

22.1 S Patel to S Raina, Raina has played it fine down the leg side. The batsmen have run through for a single. 97/3

21.6 Y Singh to C Kieswetter, Kieswetter lunges forward and pushes it with the spin to covers. 86/4

21.5 Y Singh to Joe Root, Slow loopy delivery on off, Root gets on the front foot and looks to drive it through the line. It comes off the inside edge and rolls to square leg for one. 86/4

21.4 Y Singh to C Kieswetter, Camps back and punches a short ball through covers for a run. 85/4

21.3 Y Singh to C Kieswetter, Defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 84/4

21.2 Y Singh to C Kieswetter, Chance of a caught and bowled and also a run out at the other end as well! Touch short in length again, around off, Kieswetter goes back and punches it firmly and uppishly back to the bowler. It goes through the legs of Yuvraj and strikes the stumps at the other end. Replays show that had Yuvraj got any touch, Root would have been a goner. 84/4

21.1 Y Singh to C Kieswetter, Little short in length around off, Kieswetter goes back and slaps it back to the bowler. 84/4

21.6 J Tredwell to V Kohli, Tredwell once again bowls the occasional loose short one, Kohli goes back and thumps it through covers for a couple to end the over. 96/3

21.5 J Tredwell to S Raina, Short and slow, Raina remains back and works it away through square leg for one. 94/3

21.4 J Tredwell to S Raina, Thrown up slow and turns away, Raina waits on his back-lift and dabs it to point. 93/3

21.3 J Tredwell to V Kohli, Full and flighted around off, Kohli whips it down through mid on and takes one. 93/3

21.2 J Tredwell to V Kohli, Works it with the spin but finds the mid-wicket fielder. 92/3

21.1 J Tredwell to S Raina, Charges down the track, is not even remotely close to the line of the ball and pads it away, in an attempt to avoid getting stumped. The ball lands towards point and Kohli does well to call Raina across. 92/3

Some issues with the bowler's landing area. The groundsmen are hammering the concerned region to make it even.

20.6 I Sharma to C Kieswetter, Puts it on a fuller length outside off, hint of away shape, Kieswetter waits for it on the back foot and at the last moment runs it down to third man for a run. 84/4

20.5 I Sharma to C Kieswetter, Full length delivery outside off, Kieswetter pushes it from the crease to covers. 83/4

20.4 I Sharma to C Kieswetter, FOUR! Shot! First boundary in nine overs. Ishant Sharma is on the shorter side with his length, around off, Kieswetter gets forward and powers it over mid-wicket for a boundary. 83/4

20.3 I Sharma to C Kieswetter, Angles in a fuller length delivery, Kieswetter lunges forward and defends it with gentle hands to covers. 79/4

20.2 I Sharma to C Kieswetter, Serves a length delivery in the channel outside off at 129.0 kph, Kieswetter chooses to leave it untouched. 79/4

20.1 I Sharma to Joe Root, Good length delivery on middle at 130.9 kph, Root glances it behind square leg for a single. 79/4

20.6 S Patel to V Kohli, Flatter and remains quite low at 90.2 kph, Kohli does well to hang his bat down and push it to cover to end the over. 91/3

20.5 S Patel to S Raina, Stays back and works it away through square leg to rotate the strike. 91/3

20.4 S Patel to S Raina, Flighted up outside off, Raina looks to work it away but finds a leading edge popping ahead of him. 90/3

20.3 S Patel to V Kohli, Kohli has driven it through mid off. One run added to the total. 90/3

20.2 S Patel to V Kohli, Flatter this time, Kohli knocks it straight back. 89/3

20.1 S Patel to V Kohli, How could Kohli miss that? A half-tracker, on off, Kohli goes back to smash it on the leg side, but the ball just about carries over the middle stump. Centimeters away from clipping the bail. 89/3

Ishant Sharma comes back for another spell.

19.6 Y Singh to C Kieswetter, Turn away from the batsman, Kieswetter plays it from the crease and taps it in front of point. 78/4

19.5 Y Singh to Joe Root, Pushed to the cover region by the batsman. They pick up a single. 78/4

19.4 Y Singh to Joe Root, Root dances down the track and does well to block the ball. 77/4

19.3 Y Singh to Joe Root, Floated full on middle, driven back to Yuvraj. 77/4

19.2 Y Singh to Joe Root, Attempts to paddle it across the line but misses and is hit on the pads. The impact was well outside off and hence no appeal. 77/4

19.1 Y Singh to Joe Root, Little short in length on middle, Root goes back and punches it back to the bowler. 77/4

19.6 J Tredwell to S Raina, Raina shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot. 89/3

19.5 J Tredwell to S Raina, Flatter this time, outside off, Raina pushes it away to cover. 89/3

19.4 J Tredwell to V Kohli, Too short and spinning in, Kohli arches back and smashes it to sweeper cover for one. 89/3

19.3 J Tredwell to S Raina, A slow delivery, hit through covers for one. 88/3

19.2 J Tredwell to S Raina, Short this time, Raina cuts it away straight to the backward point fielder. 87/3

19.1 J Tredwell to V Kohli, Short delivery, whipped away to deep mid-wicket for a single. 87/3

Yuvraj Singh comes into the attack.

18.6 B Kumar to C Kieswetter, On middle, fuller in length, Kieswetter helps it off his pads to mid-wicket. A maiden to end the spell, 10-2-29-3! 77/4

18.5 B Kumar to C Kieswetter, Puts it on a full length outside off, Craig hits it off his front foot to covers. 77/4

18.4 B Kumar to C Kieswetter, Another strong appeal for an LBW! Once again Kumar brings a length ball into the batsman, Kieswetter fails to defend it and is hit on the back pad. Height could be a factor as the umpire shakes his head. 77/4

18.3 B Kumar to C Kieswetter, Appeal for an LBW! Length ball cutting back into the batsman at 128.1 kph, Kieswetter looks to defend it from the crease but gets an inside edge onto the pads. 77/4

18.2 B Kumar to C Kieswetter, Once again Kieswetter remains on the back foot in defense. 77/4

18.1 B Kumar to C Kieswetter, Angles in a full delivery, Kieswetter defends it from the crease. 77/4

18.6 S Patel to V Kohli, Drives a full ball firmly through covers and will retain strike in the next over. 86/3

18.5 S Patel to V Kohli, Darts in the slider, Kohli jams it with his bat-pad and the appeal is turned down rightly by the umpire. 85/3

18.4 S Patel to V Kohli, Gets it to turn away from leg stump, Kohli is solid in defense. 85/3

18.3 S Patel to S Raina, A low full toss outside off, Raina knocks it down to long on and takes one. 85/3

18.2 S Patel to S Raina, Slow and straight outside off, pushed right back. 84/3

18.1 S Patel to V Kohli, Full outside off, Kohli smashes it through covers and takes one. 84/3

Bhuvneshwar Kumar to bowl his last over. He has bowled superbly...

17.6 R Jadeja to Joe Root, Shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot. 77/4

17.5 R Jadeja to Joe Root, Stays back and punches it to covers. 77/4

17.4 R Jadeja to Joe Root, Turn and bounce away from the batsman, nice grip from the wicket, Root pushes at it from the crease but it turns away to beat the outside edge. 77/4

17.3 R Jadeja to C Kieswetter, Pushed to the cover region by the batsman. One run added to the total. 77/4

17.2 R Jadeja to C Kieswetter, Spinning away from the batsman at 95.4 kph, Kieswetter opens the face of the bat to dab it to the off side. The gully fielder dives to his left to stop the ball. 76/4

17.1 R Jadeja to Joe Root, Flighted full delivery on off, spinning away a bit, Root draws forward and pushes it off the outside edge to point. One run added to the total. 76/4

17.6 J Tredwell to S Raina, SIX! Massive hit. A flighted up delivery, full on middle, Raina has already made his mind and sends it towering over the mid-wicket region with a slog. 83/3

17.5 J Tredwell to V Kohli, Short this time, Kohli whips it away to deep mid-wicket for a single. 77/3

17.4 J Tredwell to V Kohli, Flighted up around off and turns in well, Kohli looks to defend but is caught on the pads, outside the line. 76/3

17.3 J Tredwell to S Raina, Short and going away, Raina eases back on the crease and tucks it through mid-wicket to take one. 76/3

17.2 J Tredwell to S Raina, Flatter and skidding on, Suresh works it away on the leg side. 75/3

17.1 J Tredwell to S Raina, Tossed up and turning away, Raina sits and pushes it to cover. 75/3

16.6 B Kumar to C Kieswetter, Bowls a fuller length delivery on off at 129.8 kph, Kieswetter gets on the front foot and pushes it gently to covers. 75/4

16.5 B Kumar to C Kieswetter, Serves a full toss outside off, Kieswetter cracks it through the line, connects well but finds Rahane at point. Misses out on the gift, Kieswetter! 75/4

16.4 B Kumar to C Kieswetter, Defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 75/4

16.3 B Kumar to C Kieswetter, Slants in a full length delivery on off, Kieswetter defends it off his front foot. 75/4

16.2 B Kumar to Joe Root, Good length delivery shaping back into the batsman, Root works it off his pads to square leg for one. 75/4

16.1 B Kumar to Joe Root, Chooses to leave the ball outside his off stump. 74/4

16.6 S Patel to S Raina, Too short and turning in, worked away through mid-wicket for a single. 75/3

16.5 S Patel to S Raina, Full around off, pushed away to the cover fielder. 74/3

16.4 S Patel to S Raina, Flatter this time, around off, flicked straight to square leg. 74/3

16.3 S Patel to S Raina, Jumps across to his front foot to defend but the ball spins in and catches him high on the pads. 74/3

16.2 S Patel to V Kohli, Too full on off, Kohli swipes it away through mid off to take a single. 74/3

16.1 S Patel to V Kohli, Thrown up slow outside off, Kohli dabs it away to the man at backward point. 73/3

Once again Steve Davis has lost the count of the ball and is having a chat with the third umpire. It is indeed complete and after getting the confirmation, he hands the cap to Jadeja.

15.6 R Jadeja to C Kieswetter, Loopy delivery on off, Kieswetter defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 74/4

15.5 R Jadeja to C Kieswetter, Played that off the front foot and into the ground. 74/4

15.4 R Jadeja to Joe Root, Full delivery outside off, driven through mid off for a single. 74/4

15.3 R Jadeja to Joe Root, Slow spin away from the batsman, Root pushes inside the line and gets beaten by the spin. Dhoni collects the ball and removes the bails in a flash. He flicks the ball back to the bowler who fails to collect it and the batsmen cross for one. The umpire quickly signals a dead ball. 73/4

15.2 R Jadeja to Joe Root, Flighted delivery on middle, defended back to the bowler. 73/4

15.1 R Jadeja to Joe Root, Little short in length on off, shaping away, Root rocks back and punches it through the line. Raina with a superb stop at covers. 73/4

15.6 J Tredwell to S Raina, Gets right in front and defends it to end the over. 73/3

15.5 J Tredwell to S Raina, Remains firmly back, makes some room and glances it down to first slip. A very risky shot first up. 73/3

15.4 J Tredwell to S Raina, Raina has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 73/3

15.3 J Tredwell to S Raina, A flighted delivery, Raina squirts it past the first slip fielder for a couple of runs. 73/3

Suresh Raina makes his way out to the middle.

15.2 J Tredwell to Y Singh, OUT! Gone LBW! There is a clear inside edge! A flighted delivery, landing on middle, Yuvraj was aiming to sweep that but found a bit of glove onto the pads. The umpire thinks it's good enough to be given out. Well, well, Yuvraj lets out a flurry of words to the umpire on the way back to the pavilion. The match referee may fine him for this but this could be the turning point of the match. 71/3

15.1 J Tredwell to Y Singh, Starts with a flighted delivery around off, pushed towards cover. 71/2

14.6 B Kumar to C Kieswetter, Good length delivery outside off, Kieswetter shoulders his arms, and Dhoni fumbles a bit while collecting. 73/4

14.5 B Kumar to C Kieswetter, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 73/4

Craig Kieswetter is the new batsman out.

14.4 B Kumar to E Morgan, OUT! Spectacular low catch by Dhoni and England are staring down the barrel now. Kumar is on fire here, he lands it a fuller length delivery outside off at 132.4 kph and gets it shape further away after pitching. Morgan gets on the front foot for a defense but ends up nicking it behind. Dhoni dives to his left and snaps it inches above the surface. 73/4

14.3 B Kumar to E Morgan, Morgan has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 73/3

Eoin Morgan strides out in the middle.

Drinks break.

14.2 B Kumar to K Pietersen, OUT! Sound of timber and the loudest cheer from the Kochi crowd as Kevin Pietersen, the big fish, walks back to the pavilion. Bhuvneshwar Kumar is the man of the moment for India as he bags the prized scalp. Terrific delivery pitched on a good length outside off and swerved back after landing at 130.9 kph. Pietersen played all over it and got bowled. 73/3

14.1 B Kumar to K Pietersen, Played to mid-wicket region by the batsman. No run. 73/2

James Tredwell is now into the attack.

14.6 S Patel to Y Singh, Gets down on one knee and slog-sweeps it to deep mid-wicket for a single. 71/2

14.5 S Patel to V Kohli, Length delivery on middle and leg, Kohli clips it to deep square leg for a single. 70/2

14.4 S Patel to Y Singh, Goes back and glances it to deep square leg for one. 69/2

50 stand up between Yuvraj and Kohli!

14.3 S Patel to V Kohli, Comes forward and turns it to mid-wicket for a single. 68/2

14.2 S Patel to V Kohli, Kohli rocks back and pushes it back to the bowler who makes half a stop. 67/2

14.2 S Patel to Y Singh, TWO WIDES! Drifts it down the leg side, it further spins away! Yuvraj misses his flick, the keeper too fumbles and they take a single. 67/2

14.1 S Patel to V Kohli, Full outside off, spinning away. Kohli guides it past short third man for a single. 65/2

Steve Davis is a bit confused! He thought there was one more left in the over and called Jadeja back. But the third umpire cleared his doubt.

13.6 R Jadeja to K Pietersen, Tossed up delivery on off, spinning away, Pietersen drives it off the outside portion of the bat and gets a single towards backward point. 73/2

13.5 R Jadeja to K Pietersen, Oohhh... that missed the off stump by a whisker. Excellent delivery, drifting into the batsman, landing on middle and off and curling away a bit after pitching. Pietersen stretches out for a defense but misses and it goes perilously close past the off stump. 72/2

13.4 R Jadeja to K Pietersen, Short delivery wide outside off, cut straight to Gambhir at point. 72/2

13.3 R Jadeja to K Pietersen, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 72/2

13.2 R Jadeja to K Pietersen, Tickles it off his pads to the on side but finds mid-wicket. 72/2

13.1 R Jadeja to K Pietersen, Flighted full delivery on middle and off, Pietersen drives it off his front but it goes straight back to the bowler. 72/2

13.6 C Woakes to Y Singh, In the corridor outside off, Yuvraj comes forward and shoulders his arms to it. 64/2

13.5 C Woakes to Y Singh, A tad short outside off, Yuvraj goes back and pats it to point. 64/2

13.4 C Woakes to Y Singh, Probing delivery outside off, Yuvraj leans forward and lets it go through to the keeper. 64/2

13.3 C Woakes to Y Singh, Appeal for a caught behind! Not out! Nips away after landing outside off, Yuvraj is squared up and seems to miss his defense. The players appeal for a caught behind but the umpire says no. 64/2

13.2 C Woakes to Y Singh, FOUR! Absolute class! Good length delivery outside off, Yuvraj stands tall and just punches it straight back past Woakes. Pietersen gives it a valiant chase but it is so well timed that the ball wins the race. 64/2

13.1 C Woakes to V Kohli, Full on middle and leg, Kohli clips it to fine leg for a single. 60/2

Ravindra Jadeja to roll his arm now.

12.6 B Kumar to K Pietersen, Played through mid-wicket by the batsman. They pick up a single. 72/2

12.5 B Kumar to K Pietersen, Drives it nicely off his front foot but finds the fielder. 71/2

12.4 B Kumar to Joe Root, Dropped? Technically yes, but that was very tough to catch. A length ball around off at 131.3 kph, Root aims to cut it through the line but gets an inside edge behind. Dhoni standing up to the stumps gets no reaction time and hence fails to snap it. It ricochets off his pads and they cross for one. Interestingly, the umpire signals a leg bye. 71/2

12.3 B Kumar to K Pietersen, Turns it off his pads to wide of mid on for a single. 70/2

12.2 B Kumar to Joe Root, Leans forward and pushes a full delivery towards extra cover. They pinch a risky single as Rahane misses his shy at the non-striker's end. 69/2

12.1 B Kumar to Joe Root, Too full in length outside off at 134.7 kph, Root tries to drive it through the line but gets an inside edge onto the pads. 68/2

12.6 S Patel to Y Singh, Comes forward and pushes it to mid-wicket. 59/2

12.5 S Patel to Y Singh, FOUR! Crashed away! A tad short outside off, Yuvraj rocks back and cuts it ferociously past point for a boundary. 59/2

12.4 S Patel to Y Singh, Lunges forward and prods a length delivery outside off into the ground. 55/2

12.3 S Patel to Y Singh, Chips down the track and looks to heave over mid-wicket but gets an inside edge onto his pads. 55/2

12.2 S Patel to Y Singh, Sits down on one knee and looks to sweep but misses. The ball brushes his pads and rolls over to the leg side. A stifled appeal from the bowler for an LBW but the umpire says no. 55/2

12.1 S Patel to Y Singh, Length delivery on middle, spinning in. Yuvraj turns it to short fine leg. Wants a run but is sent back. 55/2

11.6 I Sharma to K Pietersen, FOUR! Excellent shot! Ishant darts in a short delivery around off at 132.2 kph, Pietersen pulls it powerfully off his front foot and eases it over square leg for a boundary. 68/2

11.5 I Sharma to Joe Root, Played to the point region by the batsman. They pick up a single. 64/2

11.4 I Sharma to K Pietersen, Hurls in a short ball, on off at 134.2 kph, Pietersen swivels on the back foot and pulls it nicely through square leg for a run. 63/2

11.3 I Sharma to K Pietersen, Length ball drifting back into the batsman, Pietersen remains on the back foot and blocks it down safely. 62/2

11.2 I Sharma to K Pietersen, Good length delivery around off at 135.4 kph, Pietersen remains on the back foot and blocks it down. 62/2

11.1 I Sharma to K Pietersen, Pitched up delivery on off, driven off the front foot to mid off. 62/2

11.6 C Woakes to V Kohli, Length delivery on off, Kohli stays in his crease and squirts it into the ground. 55/2

11.5 C Woakes to Y Singh, Length delivery on the pads, Yuvraj flicks it to fine leg for a single. 55/2

11.4 C Woakes to Y Singh, Excellent delivery! Good length delivery outside off, Yuvraj looks to force it through the off side without using any feet but misses. 54/2

11.3 C Woakes to V Kohli, Goes back and turns it past mid-wicket for a single. 54/2

11.2 C Woakes to Y Singh, Again short on off, this time Yuvraj pulls it straight to the fielder at deep square leg for a single. 53/2

11.1 C Woakes to Y Singh, FOUR! Good placement! He pounced onto it quickly! A tad short on the pads, Yuvraj swivels back and pulls it to fine leg for a boundary. It went very fine. That boundary brings up the 50 for India! 52/2

10.6 B Kumar to Joe Root, Kumar serves it in the channel outside off at 130.8 kph, Root shoulders his arms. 62/2

10.5 B Kumar to Joe Root, FOUR! First ODI runs for Root! Bhuvneshwar serves a short delivery on middle at 130.0 kph, Root shifts his base on the back foot and pulls it nicely through square leg for a boundary. 62/2

10.4 B Kumar to Joe Root, Pushed to the cover region by the batsman. No run. 58/2

10.3 B Kumar to Joe Root, Root comes down the track to flick it across the line but misses and is hit on the pads. 58/2

10.2 B Kumar to Joe Root, Length delivery in the region outside off at 132.8 kph, Root tries to cut it through the line but misses. 58/2

Joe Root is the new batsman out in the middle.

10.1 B Kumar to A Cook, OUT! Plumb in front! Crucial blow for England as their skipper departs. Kumar angles across a fuller length delivery, skidding on after landing at 136.8 kph, Cook tries to play it from the crease but misses and is hit on the pads. The fielders appeal and the finger goes up immediately. That looked plumb to the naked eye, but boy o boy, the replays showed that it was pitched outside leg. 58/2

10.6 S Patel to V Kohli, Full outside off, Kohli leans forward and prods it into the ground. 48/2

10.5 S Patel to Y Singh, Drives it to long on and takes a single. 48/2

10.4 S Patel to V Kohli, Nearly spoons it to the fielder! Loopy outside off, Kohli looks to push it defensively but ends up chipping it wide of short extra cover fielder for a single. 47/2

10.3 S Patel to Y Singh, Ah! He shapes up for a heave, Patel cleverly delivers it wide outside off, Yuvraj adjusts well and drives it to long off for a single. 46/2

10.2 S Patel to V Kohli, Loopy outside off, spinning away. Kohli leans forward for a defense but gets an outside edge past the first slip, the short third man fielder dives to his right and makes a good stop. They take a single. 45/2

10.1 S Patel to V Kohli, Length delivery on middle and leg, Kohli punches it back to the bowler. 44/2

9.6 I Sharma to K Pietersen, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 58/1

9.5 I Sharma to K Pietersen, Good length delivery around off, nipping away, Pietersen tries to play across the line but it comes off the outside edge and travels to third man for a couple. 58/1

9.4 I Sharma to K Pietersen, Defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 56/1

50-run stand between Cook and Pietersen!

9.3 I Sharma to K Pietersen, FOUR! Fine shot! Ishant angles in a fuller length delivery on middle at 138.7 kph, Pietersen with an open stance plays it handsomely off his pads to the deep mid-wicket fence. 56/1

9.2 I Sharma to K Pietersen, Pietersen has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 52/1

9.1 I Sharma to K Pietersen, FOUR! Boom! Touch short in length around off at 133.6 kph, Pietersen shifts his weight on the back foot and cracks it through covers for a boundary. 52/1

9.1 I Sharma to K Pietersen, Wide, a very harsh call from the umpire! Back of a length delivery outside off, seaming away at 130.9 kph, Pietersen shuffles across the stumps and has a gentle poke inside the line. Gets beaten comprehensively! 48/1

Samit Patel into the attack now!

9.6 C Woakes to Y Singh, In the air but just short! Length delivery on middle, Yuvraj flicks it uppishly to short mid-wicket where it falls just short of Cook. He pouches it on one bounce and straightaway signals that it didn't carry. End of the Powerplay, a very good one for England! 44/2

9.5 C Woakes to Y Singh, Stays in his crease and punches a good length delivery outside off straight back to the bowler. 44/2

9.4 C Woakes to V Kohli, A tad short outside off, Kohli stands tall and punches it to third man for a single. 44/2

9.3 C Woakes to V Kohli, Full on off, Kohli drives it sweetly straight back and Woakes does well to stop it on his follow through. 43/2

9.2 C Woakes to V Kohli, He is looking tentative here! Nips away after landing outside off, Kohli has a poke at it but misses. 43/2

9.1 C Woakes to V Kohli, He isn't connecting that shot pretty well! Length delivery outside off, Kohli again goes for a cut but ends up chopping it into the ground. 43/2

9.1 C Woakes to V Kohli, WIDE! Starts off with a loosener! Delivers a length delivery way outside off, Kohli leaves it alone. 43/2

Ishant Sharma comes into the attack now.

8.6 B Kumar to K Pietersen, Full delivery on middle, Pietersen works it off his pads to mid-wicket and crosses for a hesitant single. Chance of a run out there, at both ends, but Jadeja fumbles and fails to score a direct hit at the non-striker's end with his boot. 47/1

8.5 B Kumar to A Cook, Little short in length and shaping away from the batsman, Cook camps back and slashes it firmly through the line. Raina manning the short cover region reacts quickly and makes the half stop. One run added to the total. 46/1

8.4 B Kumar to A Cook, Once again gets on the front foot and drives it to mid off. 45/1

8.3 B Kumar to A Cook, Cook has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 45/1

8.2 B Kumar to A Cook, Presses forward and forces a full ball to covers. 45/1

8.1 B Kumar to A Cook, Outside off, on a good length, Cook throws his bat at it and misses. 45/1

Chris Woakes into the attack now!

8.6 S Finn to Y Singh, Splendid reply from Finn! Good length delivery outside off, nips away after landing. Yuvraj is squared up in his defense and the ball flies inches past the outside edge. 42/2

A deep square leg in place now! Fine leg comes in!

8.5 S Finn to Y Singh, FOUR! Doesn't connect it well but it still reaches the ropes! A tad short outside off, Yuvraj rocks back and pulls it past mid-wicket for a boundary. 42/2

8.4 S Finn to V Kohli, Full on the pads, Kohli flicks it to fine leg for a single. 38/2

8.3 S Finn to V Kohli, Play and a miss! Poor shot from Kohli! Nips away after landing outside off, Kohli looks to steer it to third man but misses. 37/2

8.2 S Finn to Y Singh, Ah! Length delivery on off, Yuvraj stays glued to his crease and looks to defend but gets an inside edge to the leg side. They run through for a single. He brought the bat down very late! 37/2

8.1 S Finn to V Kohli, Good length delivery on off, Kohli turns it past mid-wicket for a single. 36/2

7.6 S Ahmed to K Pietersen, FOUR! Lucky boundary for KP! Ahmed darts in a length ball around off and gets it to shape away a bit at 136.9 kph. Pietersen looks to play it across the line but closes the face of the bat early. It flies off the leading edge and scoots through the gap between cover and point. Jadeja and Rahane give it the chase, the former reaches the ball first and tries to pull it back. He does so but the momentum takes him beyond the ropes. The ball once again rolls towards the boundary ropes and Rahane attempts to stop it with a slide. But unfortunately his feet touched the ropes while he was in contact with the ball. 45/1

7.6 S Ahmed to K Pietersen, Wide! Sliding down the leg side, left alone. 41/1

7.5 S Ahmed to A Cook, Fuller length delivery on middle, shaping back in a touch at 137.1 kph, Cook goes back and plays it with an inside edge to square leg. They cross for a single. 40/1

7.4 S Ahmed to K Pietersen, Length delivery around off, straightening a touch after landing, Pietersen bunts it in front of mid off and scampers across for a quick single. 39/1

7.3 S Ahmed to K Pietersen, Little short in length in the channel outside off at 134.4 kph, Pietersen attempts to cut it but misses. 38/1

7.2 S Ahmed to K Pietersen, FOUR! The bowler overcompensates with his length and line and serves it pretty straight at 139.0 kph. Pietersen goes back and whips it through mid-wicket for a boundary. 38/1

7.1 S Ahmed to K Pietersen, FOUR! Streaky boundary! A fuller length delivery outside off, hint of away shape, Pietersen tries to play it through the line but it nips away to catch the outside edge. It screams past the second slip fielder and crosses the ropes. 34/1

7.6 J Dernbach to V Kohli, A tad short outside off, Kohli punches it to third man for a single. 35/2

7.5 J Dernbach to Y Singh, Follows the boundary up with a brilliant wristy flick. Length delivery on off, Yuvraj just flicks it past mid-wicket, the fielder chases it and just stops it before the rope. They take three. 34/2

7.4 J Dernbach to Y Singh, FOUR! Stand and deliver! A tad short outside off, Yuvraj stands tall and just punches it past covers for a beautiful boundary. 31/2

7.3 J Dernbach to V Kohli, Stays in his crease and turns a good length delivery on off to mid-wicket for a single. 27/2

7.2 J Dernbach to Y Singh, Good length delivery on the pads, Yuvraj misses his flick and they run through for a leg bye. 26/2

7.1 J Dernbach to Y Singh, Nips away after landing outside off, Yuvraj plays inside the line and misses. 25/2

6.6 B Kumar to K Pietersen, Good length delivery angling into the batsman, Pietersen punches it back to the bowler who is late in getting down to stop the ball. By the time mid on fielder cuts it off, they cross for a single. 30/1

6.5 B Kumar to K Pietersen, Driven towards the mid on region. No run. 29/1

6.4 B Kumar to K Pietersen, Gets behind the line of the delivery and pushes it back past the bowler. The mid on fielder cuts it off. 29/1

6.3 B Kumar to K Pietersen, FOUR! Eased away! Length delivery sliding down the leg side, Pietersen nudges it off his pads and finds the boundary at fine leg. 29/1

6.2 B Kumar to K Pietersen, Very full delivery outside off, KP drives it off the front foot and places it through cover-point for a couple. 25/1

6.1 B Kumar to K Pietersen, Drops it on a good length outside off, going straight on, Pietersen pokes inside the line and misses. 23/1

Yuvraj is receiving some treatment on his elbow! He was hit by the back of a length delivery from Finn!

6.6 S Finn to V Kohli, Good length delivery on middle, Kohli clips it straight to square leg. 25/2

6.5 S Finn to V Kohli, A tad short on off, Kohli hops back and defends it back to the bowler. 25/2

6.4 S Finn to V Kohli, Full on middle and leg, Kohli drives it defensively straight to mid on. 25/2

6.3 S Finn to Y Singh, Ouch! Back of a length delivery on middle, it comes on slowly, Yuvraj is early into his pull and misses it. The ball hits his body and runs away to third man for a leg bye. In fact it hit his elbow! 25/2

6.2 S Finn to Y Singh, Length delivery on middle and leg, Yuvraj clips it straight to mid-wicket. 24/2

Dead ball! Finn disturbs the stumps while delivering the ball! It was a length delivery outside off, Yuvraj defended it off the back foot.

6.1 S Finn to Y Singh, Nips away after landing outside off, Yuvraj leaves it alone. 24/2

5.6 S Ahmed to A Cook, Touch short in length outside off at 138.0 kph, Cook flashes his blade through the line and misses. 23/1

5.5 S Ahmed to A Cook, Cook defends it from within the crease. 23/1

5.4 S Ahmed to A Cook, From round the wicket angle, Ahmed slants in a fuller length delivery, on middle and leg, staying a shade low, Cook tries to defend it from the crease but misses. Is hit on the pads but the appeal is turned down. Drifting down! 23/1

5.3 S Ahmed to A Cook, Defended off the back foot by the batsman. No run. 23/1

5.2 S Ahmed to A Cook, Back of a length delivery angling away from the batsman, Cook plays it through to point where Kohli makes a diving stop. 23/1

5.1 S Ahmed to A Cook, Length delivery shaping away from the batsman at 138.1 kph, Cook allows it through. 23/1

This is brilliant stuff from the England pacers! They are bowling with great discipline and getting good movement.

5.6 J Dernbach to V Kohli, This is good probing stuff from Dernbach! Delivers a good length delivery outside off, Kohli leaves it alone. 24/2

5.5 J Dernbach to V Kohli, FOUR! Nearly chops it on! Length delivery outside off, keeps a touch low. Kohli stays in his crease and looks to cut but gets an inside edge past the off stump for a boundary to fine leg. 24/2

5.4 J Dernbach to V Kohli, Another probing delivery outside off, it straightens a tad after landing. Kohli shoulders his arms to it. 20/2

5.3 J Dernbach to V Kohli, Nice probing back of a length delivery outside off, Kohli leaves it alone cautiously. 20/2

5.2 J Dernbach to Y Singh, A tad short on the pads, Yuvraj flicks it stylishly to deep square leg for a single. 20/2

5.1 J Dernbach to Y Singh, Brilliant delivery! Good length delivery outside off, nips away after landing. Yuvraj hops back for a defense but is squared up and it flies inches past his outside edge. 19/2

4.6 B Kumar to A Cook, Little short in length and angling away from the batsman, Cook punches it through covers for a single to retain the strike. 23/1

4.5 B Kumar to A Cook, Superb delivery, served on a fuller length around off and it curled in a shade at 134.0 kph to cramp the batsman for room. Cook defends it off the inside edge. 22/1

4.4 B Kumar to A Cook, Drifting away from the batsman, on a good length at 135.4 kph, Cook steers it through the line but finds point. 22/1

4.3 B Kumar to A Cook, Stays on the back foot and punches it down in front of covers. 22/1

1000 ODI runs for Kevin Pietersen against India!

4.2 B Kumar to K Pietersen, This one slides down the leg side, Pietersen flicks it easily off his pads to deep square leg for one. 22/1

4.1 B Kumar to K Pietersen, Full length delivery angling into the batsman at 137.0 kph, Pietersen defends it off his front foot. 21/1

4.6 S Finn to V Kohli, In the corridor outside off, Kohli lets it go through to the keeper. Another successful over for England, one run and a wicket off it. 19/2

4.5 S Finn to Y Singh, Good length delivery outside off, Yuvraj looks to defend it off the front foot but gets an inside edge to the leg side for a single. 19/2

4.4 S Finn to Y Singh, Ah! Good movement! Swings away sharply from outside off, Yuvraj looks to force it away from his body but misses. 18/2

Yuvraj Singh comes in with India struggling at 18/2!

4.3 S Finn to A Rahane, OUT! Another one castled! The stumps are all over the place! Another brilliant delivery and another one through the gate! Good length delivery outside off at 134.9 kph, nips back in sharply after landing. Rahane is caught in his crease and looks to defend but is late in getting his bat down. The ball sneaks through and disturbs the stumps. A spectacular start for England. Both the openers back in the hut! 18/2

4.2 S Finn to A Rahane, Play and a miss! Poor shot from Rahane! Wide outside off, Rahane chases and misses. 18/1

4.1 S Finn to A Rahane, Ah! Close! Nips back in sharply after landing outside off, Rahane shoulders his arms to it and it flies inches past the off stump. 18/1

3.6 S Ahmed to A Cook, Outside off at 137.0 kph, Cook leaves it alone. 21/1

3.5 S Ahmed to A Cook, FOUR! Uppish but through the gap! This time the line is very straight from Ahmed, on middle and leg, a good length ball, Cook leans across and flicks it off his pads to the deep mid-wicket boundary. 21/1

3.4 S Ahmed to A Cook, Beaten! Ahmed changes his angle and comes from round the wicket. Hurls in a fuller length delivery around off at 137.1 kph and forces the batsman on the front foot. Cook looks to defend it but it seams away to beat the outside edge. 17/1

3.3 S Ahmed to A Cook, FOUR! Elegance! Ahmed pitches it full outside off at 137.9 kph, Cook leans into the drive and creams it with all the elegance through covers. 17/1

3.2 S Ahmed to K Pietersen, Swinging down the leg side at 141.3 kph, KP tries to work it to the on side but misses. They cross for a quick leg bye. 13/1

3.1 S Ahmed to K Pietersen, Chooses to leave the ball outside his off stump. 12/1

Virat Kohli strides out to the middle.

3.6 J Dernbach to G Gambhir, OUT! Gambhir is cleaned up! Splendid delivery from Dernbach! Length delivery on off, it nips back in sharply. Gambhir, without any footwork, looks to drive but the inward movement does him in. The ball sneaks through and rattles the timber. A good start for England this! 18/1

3.5 J Dernbach to G Gambhir, FOUR! What brilliant placement! Length delivery outside off, Gambhir stays in his crease, opens the face of the bat and just guides it between the 1st and 2nd slip fielder for a boundary. 18/0

3.4 J Dernbach to A Rahane, A tad wide outside off, Rahane goes for a slash, doesn't connect it well and ends up mistiming it to third man for a single. 14/0

3.3 J Dernbach to A Rahane, Comes forward and square drives a length delivery outside off straight to point. 13/0

3.2 J Dernbach to A Rahane, A tad short outside off, Rahane stays back and punches it to point. 13/0

3.2 J Dernbach to A Rahane, WIDE! Well, well! The noise has the umpire confused it seems! It was dropped too! Short and wide outside off, Rahane goes for a slash and gets a big outside edge, the keeper dives full length and low to his right, gets a glove to it but doesn't manage to hold on. The umpire surprisingly signals a wide! 13/0

3.1 J Dernbach to A Rahane, Good length delivery outside off, Rahane stands tall and punches it to covers. 12/0

2.6 B Kumar to A Cook, FOUR! Shot! Kumar hurls in a fractionally short delivery around off at 133.8 kph, Cook camps back and packs a punch through covers for a boundary. 12/1

2.5 B Kumar to K Pietersen, Length delivery wide outside off at 135.9 kph, KP throws his bat at it and runs it down off the outside edge to third man. The batsmen have run through for a single. 8/1

2.4 B Kumar to A Cook, Once again offers a little bit of width outside off at 137.1 kph, Cook goes on the back foot and cuts it through point for a single. The third man fielder is pretty square and cuts it off. 7/1

2.3 B Kumar to A Cook, Played to the point region by the batsman. No run. 6/1

2.2 B Kumar to K Pietersen, Full delivery swinging into the batsman, Pietersen works it off his pads to deep square leg for one. 6/1

MS Dhoni is standing up to the stumps now. Pietersen was moving out of the crease to negate the movement and it's smart thinking by the Indian skipper.

2.1 B Kumar to K Pietersen, Angles in a fuller length delivery, around off, Pietersen shuffles across and helps it off his pads to mid on. 5/1

2.6 S Finn to G Gambhir, Appeal for an LBW! Not out! Nips back in after landing just outside the leg stump, Gambhir comes forward and looks to clip it but misses. The players appeal but the umpire says no. That looked close! 12/0

2.5 S Finn to A Rahane, Back of a length delivery outside off, Rahane is squared up a tad and he guides it to third man for a single. 12/0

2.4 S Finn to A Rahane, A tad full on the pads, Rahane flicks it straight to square leg. 11/0

2.3 S Finn to A Rahane, Full outside off, Rahane comes forward and defends it to covers. 11/0

2.2 S Finn to G Gambhir, Low full toss on middle and leg, swinging in. Gambhir flicks it sweetly but straight to fine leg for a single. 11/0

2.1 S Finn to G Gambhir, A tad full on middle, Gambhir defends it solidly. 10/0

1.6 S Ahmed to A Cook, Lands a fuller length delivery around off at 136.9 kph, hint of inward movement, Cook gets half forward for a defense and plays it with the inside edge to mid-wicket. Excellent first over by Ahmed! 5/1

1.5 S Ahmed to K Pietersen, Brings this one back into the batsman, on a length and drifting down the leg side. KP fails to flick it and is hit on the pads. They cross for a leg bye. 5/1

1.4 S Ahmed to K Pietersen, Terrific delivery, lands it on a length outside off and gets it to move away off the seam. Pietersen with static footwork pushes inside the line and misses. 4/1

1.3 S Ahmed to K Pietersen, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 4/1

Kevin Pietersen is the number 3 batsman.

1.2 S Ahmed to Ian Bell, OUT! Caught behind! The prolific run scorer for England departs cheaply and India draw first blood. Ahmed bowls a full delivery wide outside off at 140.8 kph and it curves away further after pitching. Bell needlessly chases it away from his body, aiming for a cover drive but nicks it behind. Dhoni makes no mistake and the capacity Kochi crowd erupts in joy. 4/1

1.1 S Ahmed to Ian Bell, Puts it on a fuller length around off and gets a bit of curl back into the batsman, Bell looks to defend it from the crease but gets an inside edge onto the pads. 4/0

1.1 S Ahmed to Ian Bell, Poor line to start with, a full delivery drifting down the leg side, Bell leaves it untouched. 4/0

1.6 J Dernbach to G Gambhir, Appeal for an LBW! Not out! Nips back in after landing on the leg stump, Gambhir goes back and looks to flick but seems to miss it. The players appeal, Dernbach is pleading to the umpire but the umpire says no and doesn't signal anything. They run through for a single and it's not a leg bye too as per the umpire! Replays show that it was pitching just outside leg! 10/0

1.5 J Dernbach to A Rahane, Length delivery outside off, Rahane opens the face of the bat and guides it to third man for a single. 9/0

1.4 J Dernbach to G Gambhir, Again strays it down the leg side, Gambhir flicks it to fine leg for a single. 8/0

1.3 J Dernbach to G Gambhir, Back of a length delivery on middle, Gambhir goes back and defends it into the ground. 7/0

1.3 J Dernbach to G Gambhir, FIVE WIDES! Poor, poor delivery, the keeper misses it too! Delivers it way down the leg side, it doesn't bounce at all, the keeper tries to pouch it with the eyes off the ball and misses it. It runs away to the fine leg fence. 7/0

1.2 J Dernbach to G Gambhir, Good stuff from Morgan! Good length delivery outside off, Gambhir stays back and guides it to point where Morgan dives full length to his right and makes a splendid stop. 2/0

1.1 J Dernbach to G Gambhir, A tad short outside off, Gambhir hops back and squirts it into the ground. 2/0

Shami Ahmed to bowl with the second new ball. A couple of slip fielders in place...

0.6 B Kumar to Ian Bell, Offers width outside off, Bell reaches out for it and chops it behind point for a single. 3/0

0.5 B Kumar to Ian Bell, Stays on the back foot and hits a length ball to covers. 2/0

0.5 B Kumar to Ian Bell, Wide! Bowls it wide outside off, hint of away shape, Bell shoulders his arms to let it through to the keeper. 2/0

0.4 B Kumar to Ian Bell, Angles in a length delivery, around off at 132.6 kph, Bell gets behind the line and blocks. 1/0

0.3 B Kumar to Ian Bell, Touch short in length around off at 131.9 kph, Bell stands back and punches it back to the bowler. 1/0

0.2 B Kumar to A Cook, Good length delivery wide outside off at 127.0 kph, Cook strokes it through the line but Jadeja does well at point to stop it with a dive. However, they cross for a run. England are away. 1/0

0.1 B Kumar to A Cook, Starts with a fuller length delivery outside off, just inside the guideline, Cook lets it through to the keeper. 0/0

Jade Dernbach will bowl from the other end.

0.6 S Finn to A Rahane, This time it nips back in after landing outside off, Rahane looks to defend but gets an inside edge onto his pads. Finn appeals vociferously but the umpire isn't interested. A very good first over from Finn! 2/0

0.5 S Finn to A Rahane, Some movement away! Delivers it wide outside off, just inside the guideline. Rahane shoulders his arms to it. 2/0

0.4 S Finn to G Gambhir, Gambhir off the mark! Good length delivery on middle and off, Gambhir opens the face of the bat and guides it to third man for a single. 2/0

0.3 S Finn to G Gambhir, Probing delivery outside off, nips away a tad after landing. Gambhir leaves it alone. 1/0

0.2 S Finn to G Gambhir, A tad full outside off, Gambhir leans forward and defends it to the off side. It's absolutely deafening out in the middle. The stadium is jam packed! 1/0

0.1 S Finn to A Rahane, Some movement off the pitch straight away! Good delivery! Back of a length delivery in the rib-region, Rahane fends it to the leg side taking one hand off the bat for a single to get off the mark. 1/0

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