OMG, What a Cliffhanger! India vs England Match Tied

The India vs England ICC 2011 World Cup Cricket match in Bengaluru (India) today is one of the finest one-day matches we’ve ever seen.

(See the full coverage of the match here)

Who’d have thought the match would end in a tie!


The fortunes of the two teams kept seesawing this way and the other.

First, India had the upper hand with a decent total of 338.

The highlight of India’s inning was a dashing 120 by – who elseSachin Tendulkar.

Then, England came into bat and were quickly on top with solid batting led by skipper Andrew Strauss who scored a superb 158.

It seemed certain that India would be defeated.

Many spectators even left the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru thinking it was all over!

At this crucial juncture, England lost a string of wickets in quick succession.

The complexion of the match changed now – It could now go either way.

We couldn’t contain our excitement. Ditto for the millions of cricket fans watching.

Finally, in what’s easily one of the most thrilling matches in a World Cup the result was a tie.

Yes, a tie schmucks. Both teams scored 338.

England Captain Andrew Strauss won the Man of the Match award.

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One Response to "OMG, What a Cliffhanger! India vs England Match Tied"

  1. முனிAndy   February 27, 2011 at 4:24 pm

    I am going to assume that you wouldn’t have watched the game below.. Muchhhhhhhhhh higher stakes and better drama. Responds:

    No, because there was no Willow TV those days. 😉

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