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

25.5

Gayle to How, OUT, Bowled him! flighted one on middle and leg stump and straighten, How makes himself room and tries to cut it, beaten completly and ball makes contact with stumps, excellent bowling by Gayle

JM How b Gayle 66 (111m 91b 9x4 0x6) SR: 72.52

New Zealand 136/1   NJ Astle 57* (66b 7x4)   CH Gayle 4.5-0-11-1

39.2

Smith to Fleming, OUT, Two down! slower one on the leg stump, Fleming makes room and tries to loft, beaten by the slowness and scoops straight to Chanderpaul at cover

SP Fleming c Chanderpaul b Smith 55 (58m 48b 6x4 1x6) SR: 114.58

New Zealand 224/2   NJ Astle 86* (99b 7x4)   DR Smith 7.2-0-43-1

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   SB Styris 5* (6b)   DR Smith 8.2-0-44-2

42.4

Lewis to McCullum, OUT, Dangerman goes! flighted delivery around the off stump line, McCullam open the face of the bat and tries to work it away to third man, thin edge carries to the keeper, excellent catch taken by Ramdin

BB McCullum c †Ramdin b Lewis 2 (7m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 40.00

New Zealand 240/4   SB Styris 8* (9b)   RN Lewis 4.4-0-32-1

45.4

Gayle to Fulton, OUT, tossed up outside the off stump, Fulton sweeps it with spin, ball gets a top edge, travel high in the air, Fulton got the height, but not the distance, Smith takes the catch

PG Fulton c Smith b Gayle 7 (11m 8b 0x4 0x6) SR: 87.50

New Zealand 255/5   SB Styris 16* (19b)   CH Gayle 8.4-1-29-2

46.4

Bradshaw to Franklin, OUT, Bradshaw strikes! slower delivery around middle and leg stump line, Franklin swings across and gets a leading edge, ball travel high in air, Lewin comes under it and takes well judged catch

JEC Franklin c Lewis b Bradshaw 2 (4m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

New Zealand 259/6   SB Styris 18* (21b)   IDR Bradshaw 9.4-0-51-1

48.6

Gayle to Marshall, 1 run, OUT, Run Out!! short and wide outside the off stump, Marshall cuts it hard to backward point, Smith quickly on the ball, batsmen calls for second run, good flat throw by Smith, Ramdin does the rest, Marshall couple of inches away

HJH Marshall run out 7 (9m 7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

New Zealand 278/7   SB Styris 26* (29b 1x4)   CH Gayle 10-1-42-2

49.5

Edwards to Styris, OUT, Gone! inswing yorker, Edwards gets a line this time, Styris shuffle across the tries to work that to onside, missed completly, ball crashes into the pads, huge appeal and Umpire have no doubt about that

SB Styris lbw b Edwards 36 (48m 34b 2x4 0x6) SR: 105.88

New Zealand 288/8   DL Vettori 0* (0b)   FH Edwards 9.5-0-65-1

49.6

Edwards to Bond, OUT, Run Out!! yorker outside the leg stump, Bond makes room and tries to runs it towards thridman, got beaten, batsmen scramble for a run, Ramdin hits the stump, while Vettori well short of his crease, New Zealand sets the target of 289 runs

DL Vettori run out 0 (6m 0b 0x4 0x6) SR: -

New Zealand 288/9   SE Bond 0* (1b)   FH Edwards 10-0-65-1
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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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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