2004 NatWest Challenge

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The NatWest Challenge was a 3-match One Day International cricket series played between India and England in September 2004 in England. It was won 2-1 by England.

Squads[edit]

India[edit]

  1. Sourav Ganguly (captain)
  2. Virender Sehwag
  3. Sachin Tendulkar
  4. Rahul Dravid (wicketkeeper)
  5. VVS Laxman
  6. Yuvraj Singh
  7. Mohammad Kaif
  8. Ajit Agarkar
  9. Dinesh Karthik (wicketkeeper)
  10. Anil Kumble
  11. Harbhajan Singh
  12. Lakshmipathy Balaji
  13. Ashish Nehra
  14. Irfan Pathan
  15. Rohan Gavaskar

England[edit]

  1. Michael Vaughan (captain)
  2. Kabir Ali
  3. James Anderson
  4. Gareth Batty
  5. Paul Collingwood
  6. Andrew Flintoff
  7. Ashley Giles
  8. Darren Gough
  9. Stephen Harmison
  10. Geraint Jones (wicketkeeper)
  11. Anthony McGrath
  12. Vikram Solanki
  13. Andrew Strauss
  14. Marcus Trescothick

Results[edit]

Match one 1 September 2004, Nottingham[edit]

India 170 all out (43.5 overs) M. Kaif 50, A. Wharf 3-30, S. Harmison 3-41,

England 171-3 (32.2 overs) V. Solanki 52, L. Balaji 2-37.

England win by 7 wickets

Man of the Match - Alex Wharf

Match two 3 September 2004 The Oval, London[edit]

England 307-5 (50 overs) A. Flintoff 99, P. Collingwood 79, Harbhajan Singh 2-14, V. Sehwag 2-51.

India 237 all out (46.3 overs) M. Kaif 51, Harbhajan Singh 41, D. Gough 4-50, A. Giles 3-26.

England won by 70 runs

Man of the Match - Andrew Flintoff

Match three 5 September 2004 Lord's, London[edit]

India 204 all out (49.3 overs) S. Ganguly 90, R. Dravid 52, S. Harmison 4-22, D. Gough 2-41, A. Wharf 2-41.

England 181 all out (48.2 overs) M. Vaughan 74, A. Glies 39, A. Nehra 3-26, Harbhajan Singh 3-28.

India won by 23 runs

Man of the Match - Sourav Ganguly

England won the series 2-1.

Man of the Series - Steve Harmison

Other news[edit]

  1. Coach of India, John Wright, had his contract extended for one more year.
  2. The 2004 ICC Champions Trophy was due to start in England in September 2004.
  3. England win the ODI series 2-1.

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