Monday, July 21, 2014

Picturesque Super Seven By Ishant Sharma At Lords: India Vs England: Test 2: India Won by 95 Runs

Player of the match - Ishant Sharma (India)

Ishant Sharma had a super bowling in the second innings of England's batting at the Mecca of Cricket - Lords. England was given a target of 319 runs to win. His first victim was Ian Bell who was clean bowled at his individual score of 1 staying only for 4 balls. Team Score: 71-3. Over: 30th.


His second victim was Alistair Cook caught by Captain & Wicket Keeper M S Dhoni on his individual score of 22 made of 93 balls with 2 fours. Team's score: 72-4, Over: 32nd

Next to be grabbed by Ishant was Moeen Ali who got out at his individual score of 39 made of 147 balls with 5 fours. He was caught by Cheteshwar Pujara. Team Score: 173-5, Over: 76th

Ishant's 4th wicket was Matt Prior who was caught by Murali Vijay on his score of 12 made in 11 balls with 2 fours. Team Score: 198-6, Over: 80th.
Ben Stokes was the 5th victim of the innings who got caught out by Pujara without opening his account. Team Score: 201-7; Over: 82nd.

Within a gap of 3 balls in the same over Joe Root, who was well settled and was playing at 66 made in 146 balls with 7 fours, got caught out by Binny. Team Score: 201-8, Over: 82nd. This was Ishant's 6th pick of the innings.

The last victim of Ishant Sharma was Stuart Broad. Enough damage had been done by now and India's victory was just 2 wickets far. Broad was caught behind the wickets by Dhoni. He made 8 runs of 14 balls with 1 four. Team Score: 216-9. Over: 86th.