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India beat England by seven wickets

India won the second NPower cricket test match in Trent Bridge against England by scoring the 73 runs required for a win with seven wickets in hand on the final day on Tuesday.

  • Staff Report
  • Published: 15:52 July 31, 2007
  • Gulf News

  • Image Credit: Reuters
  • India openers Dinesh Karthik and Wasim Jaffer going into to bat against England in the morning session of the final day's play.

Trent Bridge, Nottingham: India wrapped up a convincing win against England to take a 1-0 lead in their three test series.

The visitors scored the 73 runs required for a win with seven wickets in hand on the final day on Tuesday.

India captain Rahul Dravid was at the crease with 11 not out along with Saurav Ganguly with 2 not out.

England had scored 355 in their second innings helped by a valiant 124 by captain Michael vaughan on the Monday.

Indian openers Dinesh Karthik and Wasim Jaffer laid on a 47-run partnership, when Jaffer lost his wicket; top-edging a hook shot off Tremlett to Pietersen.

Later, Karthik followed him into the pavilion when he was caught by Prior off Tremlett.

India and England meet again for the third and final test at the Oval starting on 9 August.

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