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2007: Last Indian wicket prevent England win (1st Test, Lords)

England were a wicket away from beating India when bad light and rain forced a draw. Sourav Ganguly (40) and Dinesh Karthik (60) fell on the last morning to leave the Indians wobbling at 145-5.

VVS Laxman (39) and Mahendra Dhoni (76) added 86 to head off defeat.Earlier, Kevin Pieterson smashed 143 to take England to an imposing lead of 380.

England 298 & 282 drew with India 201 & 282-9.

1st Test, Lords, July 2007


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