West Indies tour of New Zealand, 2005/06 / Commentary

West Indies in New Zealand ODI Series - 1st ODI

New Zealand v West Indies

New Zealand won by 81 runs

1.1

Bradshaw to Astle, 1 run, leg side delivery, Astle hits it on the leg side, fielded by Edwards

1.3

Bradshaw to Astle, 1 run, leg side delivery, Astle edges it, fielded by Ganga

New Zealand 10/0   NJ Astle 2* (2b)

2.1

Edwards to Astle, 1 no ball, Astle plays no shot, fielded by Ramdin

2.1

Edwards to Astle, 1 run, length ball, Astle drives on the on side, fielded by Morton

2.6

Edwards to Astle, 1 run, short of a length and outside the off stump, Astle plays the pull shot, mistimed it in air, ball fell well short of mid-on fielder

New Zealand 18/0   NJ Astle 4* (5b)

3.1

Bradshaw to Astle, 1 run, short on the leg stump, pulled away to fine leg

New Zealand 19/0   NJ Astle 5* (6b)

4.2

Edwards to Astle, no run, short and wide of the off stump, Astle tries to cut it and missed completely, beaten by the pace

4.3

Edwards to Astle, 1 run, another short ball, this time Astle gets back quickly and pulls it to behind square, not timed well to put that to boundary

New Zealand 22/0   NJ Astle 6* (8b)

5.1

Bradshaw to Astle, FOUR, Bang! good length delivery on the off stump, Astle charges down the track and lofts the ball over mid-off, great hit

5.2

Bradshaw to Astle, 1 run, back of a length and down the leg side, Astle plays a pull-shot, fielded by Edwards

New Zealand 27/0   NJ Astle 11* (10b 1x4)

6.1

Edwards to Astle, no run, short of a length and outside off stump, Astle defends off the back foot, fielded by Sarwan

6.2

Edwards to Astle, no run, short ball down the leg side, Astle tries to pull it, missed and taken in the body

6.3

Edwards to Astle, no run, good length and wide of the off stump, Astle drives on the front foot, fielded by Sarwan

6.4

Edwards to Astle, FOUR, short ball down the leg side, Astle moves back and pulls it off his leg, ball kisses the gloves and went past the diving Ramdin behind the stumps

6.5

Edwards to Astle, FOUR, Great shot! short and wide outside the off stump, Astle thrashes it to deep backward point, no fielders moved

6.6

Edwards to Astle, no run, good length but wide of the off stump, Astle defends, fielded by Smith

New Zealand 35/0   NJ Astle 19* (16b 3x4)

8.3

Taylor to Astle, no run, wide of the off stump, Astle edges the ball, fielded by Sarwan

8.4

Taylor to Astle, no run, good length but down leg, Astle works it through the leg side, fielded by Ganga

8.5

Taylor to Astle, no run, length but down leg, Astle keeps it out, fielded by Taylor

8.6

Taylor to Astle, no run, length ball, Astle keeps it out, fielded by Smith

New Zealand 41/0   NJ Astle 19* (20b 3x4)

10.1

Taylor to Astle, 1 run, full and on the legs, Astle leaves it alone, fielded by Morton

New Zealand 44/0   NJ Astle 20* (21b 3x4)

11.1

Bradshaw to Astle, 3 wides, down the leg side, fielded by Taylor

11.1

Bradshaw to Astle, no run, good line and length delivery, Astle keeps it out, fielded by Smith

11.2

Bradshaw to Astle, 2 runs, short leg side delivery, Astle edges it, fielded by Chanderpaul

11.3

Bradshaw to Astle, no run, good line and length delivery, Astle pushes it off the back foot, fielded by Bradshaw

11.4

Bradshaw to Astle, 1 run, line and length, Astle drives off the back foot, fielded by Morton

New Zealand 60/0   NJ Astle 23* (25b 3x4)

12.1

Taylor to Astle, no run, short of a length, Astle plays and misses the ball, fielded by Ramdin

12.2

Taylor to Astle, 1 leg bye, back of a length and down the leg side, Astle misses the ball

12.5

Taylor to Astle, no run, full toss, Astle gets an edge, fielded by Taylor

12.6

Taylor to Astle, 1 run, line and length, Astle gets an edge, fielded by Edwards

New Zealand 71/0   NJ Astle 24* (29b 3x4)

13.1

Edwards to Astle, FOUR, what a shot! good length delivery on the stumps, Astle picks it up and thrashed it over Umpires head

13.2

Edwards to Astle, FOUR, Another one! short and wide outside the off stump, cuts it away to deep backward point

13.3

Edwards to Astle, 1 run, wide outside the off stump, Astle on the back foot defending, fielded by Bradshaw

13.5

Edwards to Astle, no run, good bouncer on the stump, Astle leaves it to keeper

13.6

Edwards to Astle, no run, short of a length and outside the off stump, Astle plays a cut-shot, fielded by Smith

New Zealand 81/0   NJ Astle 33* (34b 5x4)

14.5

Taylor to Astle, 1 run, wide outside the off stump, Astle gets an edge, fielded by Edwards

New Zealand 87/0   NJ Astle 34* (35b 5x4)

15.1

Smith to Astle, 1 run, middle and leg stump, driven to long-on for a run

15.4

Smith to Astle, no run, good line and length delivery, Astle drives the ball through the off side, fielded by Smith

15.5

Smith to Astle, no run, Astle hits it into the leg side, fielded by Sarwan

15.6

Smith to Astle, 2 runs, full and wide of the off stump, Astle drives, fielded by Ganga

New Zealand 91/0   NJ Astle 37* (39b 5x4)

16.2

Gayle to Astle, no run, good line and length delivery, Astle keeps it out, fielded by Gayle

16.3

Gayle to Astle, no run, good length delivery, Astle drives off the back foot, fielded by Chanderpaul

16.4

Gayle to Astle, no run, good line and length delivery, Astle plays a cut-shot, fielded by Smith

16.5

Gayle to Astle, 1 run, down the leg side, Astle works it through the leg side, fielded by Taylor

New Zealand 93/0   NJ Astle 38* (43b 5x4)

17.1

Smith to Astle, 1 run, good length but wide of the off stump, How drives the ball through the off side, Ganga comes across the fields it

New Zealand 94/0   NJ Astle 39* (44b 5x4)

18.4

Gayle to Astle, no run, length ball outside the off stump, Astle plays and misses the ball

18.5

Gayle to Astle, no run, length ball, Astle gets an edge, fielded by Gayle

18.6

Gayle to Astle, no run, good line but full, Astle gets an edge, fielded by Gayle

New Zealand 98/0   NJ Astle 39* (47b 5x4)

19.2

Smith to Astle, 1 run, wide of the off stump, Astle drives through the off side, fielded by Taylor

19.4

Smith to Astle, 1 run, good length but down leg, Astle drives it away, fielded by Bradshaw

New Zealand 102/0   NJ Astle 41* (49b 5x4)

20.4

Gayle to Astle, 1 run, good length delivery, Astle works it through the leg side, fielded by Smith

20.6

Gayle to Astle, no run, wide outside the off stump, Astle cuts it, fielded by Hinds

New Zealand 106/0   NJ Astle 42* (51b 5x4)

21.4

Smith to Astle, no run, wide of off stump, Astle cuts it away, fielded by Hinds

21.5

Smith to Astle, 1 run, full outside the off stump, Astle drives it away, fielded by Taylor

New Zealand 112/0   NJ Astle 43* (53b 5x4)

22.1

Gayle to Astle, no run, line and length, Astle plays but misses the ball

22.2

Gayle to Astle, 1 run, half volley, Astle drives it away, fielded by Taylor

22.4

Gayle to Astle, 1 run, good length but down leg, How pulls, fielded by Smith

22.6

Gayle to Astle, 1 run, leg side delivery, Astle works it through the leg side, fielded by Smith

New Zealand 119/0   NJ Astle 46* (57b 5x4)

23.1

Smith to Astle, FOUR, Fifty! full toss around the off stump, Astle hammers it away to deep mid-wicket, excellent partnership for New Zealand

23.2

Smith to Astle, no run, good line and length delivery, Astle drives straight to extra covers

23.3

Smith to Astle, no run, good line and length, Astle pushed it to Gayle at point

23.4

Smith to Astle, 1 run, wide outside the off stump, Astle drives through the off side, fielded by Morton

23.6

Smith to Astle, 1 run, wide of off stump, Astle cuts it away, fielded by Edwards

New Zealand 126/0   NJ Astle 52* (62b 6x4)

24.1

Edwards to Astle, no run, short of a length, pushes to point

24.2

Edwards to Astle, 1 run, back of a length, rising delivery, Astle surpraise by the pace, defends it to wide of point and off for single

24.5

Edwards to Astle, FOUR, Lucky one! short ball outside the off stump, Astle plays the pull shot, top edged it, ball flies over keepers head

24.6

Edwards to Astle, no run, good length but down leg, Astle defends off the back foot, fielded by Taylor

New Zealand 136/0   NJ Astle 57* (66b 7x4)

26.1

Edwards to Astle, 1 run, full and swinging in, Astle drives back to the bowler, single taken

26.4

Edwards to Astle, 1 run, good length delivery, Astle drives the ball through the off side, fielded by Morton

26.6

Edwards to Astle, 1 run, good line and length, Astle defends on the front foot, fielded by Bradshaw

New Zealand 146/1   NJ Astle 60* (69b 7x4)

27.1

Gayle to Astle, 1 run, good line and length delivery, Astle drives the ball off the back foot, fielded by Morton

27.3

Gayle to Astle, 2 runs, down the leg side, Astle gets an edge, fielded by Sarwan

27.4

Gayle to Astle, 1 run, good length delivery, Astle hits it into the leg side, fielded by Sarwan

27.6

Gayle to Astle, no run, leg side delivery, Astle hits it into the leg side, fielded by Sarwan

New Zealand 152/1   NJ Astle 64* (73b 7x4)

28.2

Edwards to Astle, no run, half volley, Astle defends it, fielded by Edwards

28.3

Edwards to Astle, 1 run, full toss down leg, Astle hits it on the leg side, fielded by Ganga

New Zealand 154/1   NJ Astle 65* (75b 7x4)

29.1

Taylor to Astle, no run, length ball, Astle drives it away, fielded by Taylor

29.2

Taylor to Astle, 1 run, good line and length, Astle drives through the off side, fielded by Hinds

29.5

Taylor to Astle, 1 run, leg side delivery, Astle works it through the leg side, fielded by Smith

New Zealand 158/1   NJ Astle 67* (78b 7x4)

30.1

Bradshaw to Astle, no run, line and length, Astle edges it, fielded by Chanderpaul

30.2

Bradshaw to Astle, 1 run, full down leg side, Astle driving, fielded by Edwards

30.5

Bradshaw to Astle, no run, good line and length, Astle misses the ball, fielded by Ramdin

30.6

Bradshaw to Astle, 2 runs, full toss down leg, Astle hits it on the leg side, fielded by Ganga

New Zealand 168/1   NJ Astle 70* (82b 7x4)

31.2

Gayle to Astle, 1 run, short ball, Astle drives off the back foot, fielded by Edwards

31.4

Gayle to Astle, 1 run, good line and back of a length, Astle driving off the back foot, fielded by Bradshaw

New Zealand 172/1   NJ Astle 72* (84b 7x4)

32.3

Bradshaw to Astle, 1 run, good length delivery, Astle pushes it off the back foot, fielded by Edwards

32.5

Bradshaw to Astle, 1 run, short of a length and outside the off stump, Astle drives off the back foot, fielded by Chanderpaul

New Zealand 181/1   NJ Astle 74* (86b 7x4)

33.1

Gayle to Astle, 1 run, full on the stumps, Astle drives on the front foot, fielded by Bradshaw

33.3

Gayle to Astle, 1 run, down the leg side, Astle hits it on the leg side, fielded by Sarwan

33.5

Gayle to Astle, no run, length ball, Astle keeps it out, fielded by Gayle

33.6

Gayle to Astle, 1 run, length ball, Astle works it through the leg side, fielded by Ganga

New Zealand 190/1   NJ Astle 77* (90b 7x4)

34.1

Lewis to Astle, no run, line and length, Astle driving, fielded by Bradshaw

34.2

Lewis to Astle, 1 run, full toss, Astle plays a pull-shot, fielded by Smith

34.4

Lewis to Astle, 1 run, line and length, Astle defends on the front foot, fielded by Chanderpaul

New Zealand 193/1   NJ Astle 79* (93b 7x4)

35.4

Smith to Astle, 3 runs, leg side delivery, Astle hits it on the leg side, fielded by Sarwan

New Zealand 198/1   NJ Astle 82* (94b 7x4)

36.2

Lewis to Astle, no run, good line but over-pitched, Astle defends on the front foot, fielded by Lewis

36.3

Lewis to Astle, 1 run, good length but down leg, Astle sweeps the ball, fielded by Ganga

New Zealand 201/1   NJ Astle 83* (96b 7x4)

37.1

Smith to Astle, 1 run, leg side delivery, Astle hits it into the leg side, fielded by Gayle

37.5

Smith to Astle, 1 run, Astle drives the ball through the off side, fielded by Bradshaw

New Zealand 210/1   NJ Astle 85* (98b 7x4)

38.3

Lewis to Astle, 1 run, good line and length, Astle hits it into the leg side, fielded by Morton

New Zealand 219/1   NJ Astle 86* (99b 7x4)

39.5

Smith to Astle, no run, short ball, Astle hits it on the leg side, fielded by Hinds

39.6

Smith to Astle, no run, good line and length delivery, Astle plays a cut-shot, fielded by Hinds

New Zealand 225/2   NJ Astle 86* (101b 7x4)

40.1

Lewis to Astle, 1 run, length ball, Astle pushes forward, fielded by Gayle

40.4

Lewis to Astle, 2 runs, Astle edges the ball, fielded by Morton

40.5

Lewis to Astle, 1 run, good line and length delivery, Astle hits it on the leg side, fielded by Morton

New Zealand 232/2   NJ Astle 90* (104b 7x4)

41.1

Smith to Astle, no run, good length delivery, Astle leaves it alone, fielded by Morton

41.2

Smith to Astle, OUT, Gone! fuller ball on the legs, Astle flicks it in air straight to Bradshaw at short mid wicket, Astle just short of 10 runs for his hundred

NJ Astle c Bradshaw b Smith 90 (178m 106b 7x4 0x6) SR: 84.90

New Zealand 234/3   NJ Astle 90 (106b 7x4)
Series Results
New Zealand v West Indies at Auckland - Mar 4, 2006
West Indies won by 3 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)
New Zealand v West Indies at Napier - Mar 1, 2006
New Zealand won by 91 runs
New Zealand v West Indies at Christchurch - Feb 25, 2006
New Zealand won by 21 runs
New Zealand v West Indies at Queenstown - Feb 22, 2006
New Zealand won by 3 wickets (with 48 balls remaining)
New Zealand v West Indies at Wellington - Feb 18, 2006
New Zealand won by 81 runs
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Photos

Feb 18, 2006

Daren Ganga pulls during his innings of 54, New Zealand v West Indies, 1st ODI, Wellington, February 18 2006

Daren Ganga pulls during his innings of 54

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Feb 18, 2006

Daren Ganga just manages to evade a bouncer from Shane Bond, New Zealand v West Indies, 1st ODI, Wellington, February 18 2006

Daren Ganga just manages to evade a bouncer from Shane Bond

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