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

0.1

Edwards to How, 1 wide, short and wide, fielded by Ramdin

0.1

Edwards to How, no run, good line and length, How plays no shot, fielded by Ramdin

0.2

Edwards to How, FOUR, just short of a length, How gets an edge

0.3

Edwards to How, no run, line and length, How lets it go past, fielded by Ramdin

0.4

Edwards to How, no run, good length delivery, How drives on the front foot, fielded by Ganga

0.5

Edwards to How, 1 no ball, How lets it go past, fielded by Ramdin

0.5

Edwards to How, no run, short and wide of off stump, How plays no shot, fielded by Ramdin

0.6

Edwards to How, no run, wide outside the off stump, How leaves it alone, fielded by Ramdin

End of over 1 (6 runs) New Zealand 6/0 (RR: 6.00)
JM How    4* (7b 1x4)      FH Edwards    1-0-6-0
NJ Astle    0* (0b)     

1.1

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

1.2

Bradshaw to How, 1 wide, bouncer down the leg side, fielded by Ramdin

1.2

Bradshaw to How, 1 run, down the leg side, How plays a pull, fielded by Edwards

1.3

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

1.4

Bradshaw to How, no run, line and length, How keeps it out, fielded by Sarwan

1.5

Bradshaw to How, no run, length but down leg, How works it through the leg side, fielded by Ganga

1.6

Bradshaw to How, no run, good line and length, How plays and misses, fielded by Ramdin

End of over 2 (4 runs) New Zealand 10/0 (RR: 5.00)
JM How    5* (11b 1x4)      IDR Bradshaw    1-0-4-0
NJ Astle    2* (2b)      FH Edwards    1-0-6-0

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

2.2

Edwards to How, no run, good line and length, How defends it, fielded by Morton

2.3

Edwards to How, no run, line and length, How defends it, fielded by Edwards

2.4

Edwards to How, 4 byes, bouncer outside off stump, How misses the ball

2.5

Edwards to How, 1 run, good line but over-pitched, How hits it on the leg side, fielded by Bradshaw

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

End of over 3 (8 runs) New Zealand 18/0 (RR: 6.00)
NJ Astle    4* (5b)      FH Edwards    2-0-10-0
JM How    6* (15b 1x4)      IDR Bradshaw    1-0-4-0

3.1

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

3.2

Bradshaw to How, no run, on the stumps and swinging away, defended back to the bowler

3.3

Bradshaw to How, no run, line and length delivery and moving away, left alone

3.4

Bradshaw to How, no run, fraction of short and shaping away, defended on the back foot to square leg

3.5

Bradshaw to How, no run, fuller length delivery outside the off stump, driven straight to mid-off

3.6

Bradshaw to How, 1 run, down the legside delivery, played to long leg for a single and keep the strike as well

End of over 4 (2 runs) New Zealand 20/0 (RR: 5.00)
JM How    7* (20b 1x4)      IDR Bradshaw    2-0-6-0
NJ Astle    5* (6b)      FH Edwards    2-0-10-0

4.1

Edwards to How, 1 run, short of a length, defended to wide of backward point and scramble for a single

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

4.4

Edwards to How, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump and shaping away, How defends it and got beaten

4.5

Edwards to How, no run, short and down leg, How defends it, fielded by Hinds

4.6

Edwards to How, no run, length ball, How leaves it, fielded by Ramdin

End of over 5 (2 runs) New Zealand 22/0 (RR: 4.40)
JM How    8* (24b 1x4)      FH Edwards    3-0-12-0
NJ Astle    6* (8b)      IDR Bradshaw    2-0-6-0

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

5.3

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

5.4

Bradshaw to How, no run, good line and length, How plays no shot, fielded by Ramdin

5.5

Bradshaw to How, no run, slower ball outside the off stump, mistimed drive to short extra cover

5.6

Bradshaw to How, no run, on target, defended to short leg, Bradshaw fileds it on his follow through

End of over 6 (5 runs) New Zealand 27/0 (RR: 4.50)
JM How    8* (28b 1x4)      IDR Bradshaw    3-0-11-0
NJ Astle    11* (10b 1x4)      FH Edwards    3-0-12-0

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

End of over 7 (8 runs) New Zealand 35/0 (RR: 5.00)
NJ Astle    19* (16b 3x4)      FH Edwards    4-0-20-0
JM How    8* (28b 1x4)      IDR Bradshaw    3-0-11-0

7.1

Bradshaw to How, no run, good length delivery, How defends, fielded by Sarwan

7.2

Bradshaw to How, no run, good line and length delivery, How defends it, fielded by Morton

7.3

Bradshaw to How, no run, line and length, How defends it, fielded by Bradshaw

7.4

Bradshaw to How, no run, short and down leg, How edges the ball, fielded by Ganga

7.5

Bradshaw to How, no run, line and length, How pushes forward, fielded by Bradshaw

7.6

Bradshaw to How, 1 run, short and down leg, How pulls, fielded by Edwards

End of over 8 (1 run) New Zealand 36/0 (RR: 4.50)
JM How    9* (34b 1x4)      IDR Bradshaw    4-0-12-0
NJ Astle    19* (16b 3x4)      FH Edwards    4-0-20-0

8.1

Taylor to How, FOUR, down the leg side, How pulls it away

8.2

Taylor to How, 1 leg bye, good line and length delivery, How misses the ball

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

End of over 9 (5 runs) New Zealand 41/0 (RR: 4.55)
NJ Astle    19* (20b 3x4)      JE Taylor    1-0-4-0
JM How    13* (36b 2x4)      IDR Bradshaw    4-0-12-0

9.1

Bradshaw to How, 2 runs, full and on the legs, How hits it on the leg side, fielded by Edwards

9.2

Bradshaw to How, no run, down the leg side, How hits it on the leg side, fielded by Ganga

9.3

Bradshaw to How, no run, good line and length delivery, How defends it, fielded by Smith

9.4

Bradshaw to How, no run, line and length, How defends, fielded by Sarwan

9.5

Bradshaw to How, no run, short ball, How defends, fielded by Bradshaw

9.6

Bradshaw to How, no run, short of a length and outside the off stump, How cuts it away, fielded by Smith

End of over 10 (2 runs) New Zealand 43/0 (RR: 4.30)
JM How    15* (42b 2x4)      IDR Bradshaw    5-0-14-0
NJ Astle    19* (20b 3x4)      JE Taylor    1-0-4-0

10.1

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

10.2

Taylor to How, no run, good line and length, How driving, fielded by Taylor

10.3

Taylor to How, 2 runs, down the leg side, How works it through the leg side, fielded by Hinds

10.4

Taylor to How, FOUR, short leg side delivery, How plays a pull

10.5

Taylor to How, no run, full and on the legs, How plays but misses the ball

10.6

Taylor to How, FOUR, good line but over-pitched, How edges it

End of over 11 (11 runs) New Zealand 54/0 (RR: 4.90)
JM How    25* (47b 4x4)      JE Taylor    2-0-15-0
NJ Astle    20* (21b 3x4)      IDR Bradshaw    5-0-14-0

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

11.5

Bradshaw to How, FOUR, good line but too full, How drives through the off side

11.6

Bradshaw to How, no run, leg side delivery, How defends it, fielded by Ganga

End of over 12 (10 runs) New Zealand 64/0 (RR: 5.33)
JM How    29* (49b 5x4)      IDR Bradshaw    6-0-24-0
NJ Astle    23* (25b 3x4)      JE Taylor    2-0-15-0

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

12.3

Taylor to How, FOUR, good length delivery, How drives it away

12.4

Taylor to How, 1 run, length but down leg, How works it through the leg side, fielded by Edwards

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

Fidel Edwards is back into the attack

End of over 13 (7 runs) New Zealand 71/0 (RR: 5.46)
NJ Astle    24* (29b 3x4)      JE Taylor    3-0-21-0
JM How    34* (51b 6x4)      IDR Bradshaw    6-0-24-0

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

13.4

Edwards to How, 1 run, back of a length and down the leg side, How hits it into the leg side, fielded by Taylor

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

End of over 14 (10 runs) New Zealand 81/0 (RR: 5.78)
NJ Astle    33* (34b 5x4)      FH Edwards    5-0-30-0
JM How    35* (52b 6x4)      JE Taylor    3-0-21-0

14.1

Taylor to How, no run, short of a length delivery, defended to point off the back foot

14.2

Taylor to How, FOUR, short and wide, How gets back quickly and pulls it away to in front of square

14.3

Taylor to How, no run, line and length, How drives it on the up, inside edge into the pads

14.4

Taylor to How, 1 run, on the middle and leg stump line, turned away to square leg and easy single taken

14.5

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

14.6

Taylor to How, no run, line and length, How drives through the off side, fielded by Chanderpaul

Dwayne Smith being introduced into the attck now

End of over 15 (6 runs) New Zealand 87/0 (RR: 5.80)
JM How    40* (57b 7x4)      JE Taylor    4-0-27-0
NJ Astle    34* (35b 5x4)      FH Edwards    5-0-30-0

15.1

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

15.2

Smith to How, no run, length ball, How drives on the front foot back to the bowler

15.3

Smith to How, 1 run, wide outside the off stump, How drives on the front foot, fielded by Edwards

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

Drinks called in Chris Gayle into the attack now

End of over 16 (4 runs) New Zealand 91/0 (RR: 5.68)
NJ Astle    37* (39b 5x4)      DR Smith    1-0-4-0
JM How    41* (59b 7x4)      JE Taylor    4-0-27-0

16.1

Gayle to How, 1 run, good line and length, How hits it on the leg side, fielded by Sarwan

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

16.6

Gayle to How, no run, good line and length delivery, Astle defends it back to the bowler, good start by Gayle

End of over 17 (2 runs) New Zealand 93/0 (RR: 5.47)
JM How    42* (61b 7x4)      CH Gayle    1-0-2-0
NJ Astle    38* (43b 5x4)      DR Smith    1-0-4-0

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

17.2

Smith to How, no run, short and wide of off stump, Astle drives the ball through the off side, fielded by Morton

17.3

Smith to How, 2 runs, good line and length, Astle pushes it off the back foot to long-on, fielded by Bradshaw

17.4

Smith to How, no run, good line and length delivery, Astle drives on the front foot, fielded by Morton

17.5

Smith to How, no run, outside the off stump, turned away to mid-wicket

17.6

Smith to How, 1 run, length ball outside the off stump, Astle drives the ball through the off side, fielded by Gayle

End of over 18 (4 runs) New Zealand 97/0 (RR: 5.38)
JM How    45* (66b 7x4)      DR Smith    2-0-8-0
NJ Astle    39* (44b 5x4)      CH Gayle    1-0-2-0

18.1

Gayle to How, no run, good line and length delivery, How defends it, fielded by Chanderpaul

18.2

Gayle to How, no run, down the leg side, How defends it away, fielded by Gayle

18.3

Gayle to How, 1 run, good line and length, How hits it on the leg side, fielded by Sarwan

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

End of over 19 (1 run) New Zealand 98/0 (RR: 5.15)
NJ Astle    39* (47b 5x4)      CH Gayle    2-0-3-0
JM How    46* (69b 7x4)      DR Smith    2-0-8-0

19.1

Smith to How, 1 run, length ball, How drives on the front foot, fielded by Taylor

19.2

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

19.3

Smith to How, 1 run, good line and length delivery, How drives on the front foot, fielded by Bradshaw

19.4

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

19.5

Smith to How, no run, good length delivery, How hits it into the leg side, fielded by Sarwan

19.6

Smith to How, 1 run, good line and length, How driving, fielded by Bradshaw

End of over 20 (5 runs) New Zealand 103/0 (RR: 5.15)
JM How    49* (73b 7x4)      DR Smith    3-0-13-0
NJ Astle    41* (49b 5x4)      CH Gayle    2-0-3-0

20.1

Gayle to How, no run, flighted one on the leg stump, How turns it to short and and off for single. Astle sends him back

20.2

Gayle to How, no run, good line and length delivery, How tucks it around the corner for a single and that brings his Fifty!

20.3

Gayle to How, 1 run, line and length, How hits it on the leg side, fielded by Ganga

20.4

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

20.5

Gayle to How, 1 run, length but down leg, How works it through the leg side, fielded by Edwards

20.6

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

End of over 21 (3 runs) New Zealand 106/0 (RR: 5.04)
NJ Astle    42* (51b 5x4)      CH Gayle    3-0-6-0
JM How    51* (77b 7x4)      DR Smith    3-0-13-0

21.1

Smith to How, FOUR, short and wide, How swings it across the line and pulls it over mid wicket

21.2

Smith to How, no run, Inswinging yorker on the stump, How tries to defend it, but misses and ball takes the pad first before edging the bat, huge appeal and turned down

21.3

Smith to How, 1 run, length ball outside the off stump, How drives the ball through the off side, fielded by Edwards

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

21.6

Smith to How, 2 runs, good length but down leg, How hits it on the leg side, fielded by Smith

End of over 22 (8 runs) New Zealand 114/0 (RR: 5.18)
JM How    58* (81b 8x4)      DR Smith    4-0-21-0
NJ Astle    43* (53b 5x4)      CH Gayle    3-0-6-0

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

22.3

Gayle to How, 1 run, good line and length, How defends it away, fielded by Hinds

22.4

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

22.5

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

22.6

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

End of over 23 (5 runs) New Zealand 119/0 (RR: 5.17)
NJ Astle    46* (57b 5x4)      CH Gayle    4-0-11-0
JM How    60* (83b 8x4)      DR Smith    4-0-21-0

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

23.5

Smith to How, 1 run, fuller ball outside the off stump, driven to long-off

23.6

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

Fidel Edwards being brought back into the attack

End of over 24 (7 runs) New Zealand 126/0 (RR: 5.25)
NJ Astle    52* (62b 6x4)      DR Smith    5-0-28-0
JM How    61* (84b 8x4)      CH Gayle    4-0-11-0

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

24.3

Edwards to How, FOUR, Bingo! short and outside the off stump, How gets back and hammers it over mid wicket, ball races to boundary

24.4

Edwards to How, 1 run, full and on the legs, How hits it on the leg side, fielded by Bradshaw

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

End of over 25 (10 runs) New Zealand 136/0 (RR: 5.44)
NJ Astle    57* (66b 7x4)      FH Edwards    6-0-40-0
JM How    66* (86b 9x4)      DR Smith    5-0-28-0

25.1

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

25.2

Gayle to How, no run, good length delivery, How drives the ball through the off side, fielded by Morton

25.3

Gayle to How, no run, full toss, How drives it away, fielded by Bradshaw

25.4

Gayle to How, no run, good line and length delivery, How drives through the on side, fielded by Gayle

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

25.6

Gayle to Fleming, no run, good line and length delivery, Fleming leaves the ball, fielded by Chanderpaul

End of over 26 (wicket maiden) New Zealand 136/1 (RR: 5.23)
SP Fleming    0* (1b)      CH Gayle    5-1-11-1
NJ Astle    57* (66b 7x4)      FH Edwards    6-0-40-0

26.1

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

26.2

Edwards to Fleming, FOUR, wide outside the off stump and coming in, pitched it up, Fleming drives it easily thorugh covers

26.3

Edwards to Fleming, 1 wide, short of a length and outside the off stump, Fleming plays but misses the ball, fielded by Ramdin

26.3

Edwards to Fleming, 1 run, good length and wide of the off stump, Fleming defends it away, fielded by Bradshaw

26.4

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

26.5

Edwards to Fleming, 1 leg bye, nasty bouncer on the stumps, Fleming defends on the back foot, ball hits the grills on the helmet and rolls towards backward square leg

26.6

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

End of over 27 (10 runs) New Zealand 146/1 (RR: 5.40)
NJ Astle    60* (69b 7x4)      FH Edwards    7-0-49-0
SP Fleming    5* (4b 1x4)      CH Gayle    5-1-11-1

27.1

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

27.2

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

27.3

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

Gayle bowling over the wicket to right hander Astle and round the wicket to Fleming

27.4

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

27.5

Gayle to Fleming, 1 run, good line and length, Fleming drives it away, fielded by Morton

27.6

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

End of over 28 (6 runs) New Zealand 152/1 (RR: 5.42)
NJ Astle    64* (73b 7x4)      CH Gayle    6-1-17-1
SP Fleming    7* (6b 1x4)      FH Edwards    7-0-49-0

28.1

Edwards to Fleming, 1 run, short of a length and outside the off stump, Fleming defends it, fielded by Gayle

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

28.4

Edwards to Fleming, no run, good line and length delivery, Fleming works it through the leg side, fielded by Sarwan

28.5

Edwards to Fleming, no run, short leg side delivery, Fleming hits it into the leg side, fielded by Taylor

28.6

Edwards to Fleming, 1 wide, bouncer down the leg side, fielded by Ramdin

28.6

Edwards to Fleming, no run, Fleming on the back foot defending, fielded by Chanderpaul

End of over 29 (3 runs) New Zealand 155/1 (RR: 5.34)
SP Fleming    8* (10b 1x4)      FH Edwards    8-0-52-0
NJ Astle    65* (75b 7x4)      CH Gayle    6-1-17-1

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

29.3

Taylor to Fleming, no run, good line and length, Fleming keeps it out, fielded by Gayle

29.4

Taylor to Fleming, 1 run, good length but wide of the off stump, Fleming drives it away, fielded by Smith

29.5

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

29.6

Taylor to Fleming, FOUR, good length and wide of the off stump, Fleming driving

Ian Bradshaw comes back into the attack

End of over 30 (7 runs) New Zealand 162/1 (RR: 5.40)
SP Fleming    13* (13b 2x4)      JE Taylor    5-0-34-0
NJ Astle    67* (78b 7x4)      FH Edwards    8-0-52-0

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

30.3

Bradshaw to Fleming, 2 runs, short of a length and outside off stump, Fleming edges it, fielded by Edwards

30.4

Bradshaw to Fleming, 1 run, good length delivery, Fleming drives through the on side, fielded by Taylor

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

End of over 31 (6 runs) New Zealand 168/1 (RR: 5.41)
NJ Astle    70* (82b 7x4)      IDR Bradshaw    7-0-30-0
SP Fleming    16* (15b 2x4)      JE Taylor    5-0-34-0

31.1

Gayle to Fleming, 1 leg bye, line and length, Fleming plays but misses the ball

31.2

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

31.3

Gayle to Fleming, 1 run, good line and length delivery, Fleming drives through the off side, fielded by Chanderpaul

31.4

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

31.5

Gayle to Fleming, no run, good length delivery, Fleming defends it away, fielded by Gayle

31.6

Gayle to Fleming, 1 run, good length but wide of the off stump, Fleming cuts it away, fielded by Chanderpaul

End of over 32 (5 runs) New Zealand 173/1 (RR: 5.40)
SP Fleming    18* (19b 2x4)      CH Gayle    7-1-21-1
NJ Astle    72* (84b 7x4)      IDR Bradshaw    7-0-30-0

32.1

Bradshaw to Fleming, FOUR, wide of off stump, Fleming cuts

32.2

Bradshaw to Fleming, 1 run, good length and wide of the off stump, Fleming driving, fielded by Taylor

32.3

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

32.4

Bradshaw to Fleming, 1 run, length ball, Fleming drives the ball, 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

32.6

Bradshaw to Fleming, FOUR, down the leg side, Fleming hits it on the leg side

End of over 33 (12 runs) New Zealand 185/1 (RR: 5.60)
SP Fleming    28* (23b 4x4)      IDR Bradshaw    8-0-42-0
NJ Astle    74* (86b 7x4)      CH Gayle    7-1-21-1

33.1

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

33.2

Gayle to Fleming, 1 run, good line but too full, Fleming drives on the on side, fielded by Taylor

33.3

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

33.4

Gayle to Fleming, 1 run, good length and wide of the off stump, Fleming pushes forward, fielded by Chanderpaul

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

The Supersub Rawl Lewis being introduced into the attack

End of over 34 (5 runs) New Zealand 190/1 (RR: 5.58)
NJ Astle    77* (90b 7x4)      CH Gayle    8-1-26-1
SP Fleming    30* (25b 4x4)      IDR Bradshaw    8-0-42-0

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

34.3

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

34.4

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

34.5

Lewis to Fleming, no run, full and outside the off stump, Fleming edges it, fielded by Ramdin

34.6

Lewis to Fleming, 1 run, good length but wide of the off stump, Fleming drives, fielded by Edwards

End of over 35 (4 runs) New Zealand 194/1 (RR: 5.54)
SP Fleming    32* (28b 4x4)      RN Lewis    1-0-4-0
NJ Astle    79* (93b 7x4)      CH Gayle    8-1-26-1

35.1

Smith to Fleming, no run, line and length, Fleming works it through the leg side, fielded by Bradshaw

35.2

Smith to Fleming, no run, wide outside the off stump, Fleming gets an edge, fielded by Chanderpaul

35.3

Smith to Fleming, 1 run, good line and length, Fleming works it through the leg side, fielded by Hinds

35.4

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

35.5

Smith to Fleming, no run, good length but wide of the off stump, Fleming keeps it out, fielded by Ramdin

35.6

Smith to Fleming, 1 run, wide outside the off stump, Fleming edges the ball, fielded by Edwards

End of over 36 (5 runs) New Zealand 199/1 (RR: 5.52)
SP Fleming    34* (33b 4x4)      DR Smith    6-0-33-0
NJ Astle    82* (94b 7x4)      RN Lewis    1-0-4-0

36.1

Lewis to Fleming, 1 run, line and length, Fleming driving off the back foot, fielded by Gayle

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

36.4

Lewis to Fleming, no run, good length and wide of the off stump, Fleming drives on the on side, fielded by Bradshaw

36.5

Lewis to Fleming, no run, length ball outside the off stump, Fleming defends it, fielded by Chanderpaul

36.6

Lewis to Fleming, FOUR, wide of off stump, Fleming cuts

End of over 37 (6 runs) New Zealand 205/1 (RR: 5.54)
SP Fleming    39* (37b 5x4)      RN Lewis    2-0-10-0
NJ Astle    83* (96b 7x4)      DR Smith    6-0-33-0

37.1

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

37.2

Smith to Fleming, no run, length ball, Fleming defends it, fielded by Sarwan

37.3

Smith to Fleming, 2 runs, length ball, Fleming gets an edge, fielded by Ganga

37.4

Smith to Fleming, 1 run, good line and length, Fleming drives the ball through the off side, fielded by Gayle

37.5

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

37.6

Smith to Fleming, 1 run, good line and length, Fleming driving, fielded by Gayle

End of over 38 (6 runs) New Zealand 211/1 (RR: 5.55)
SP Fleming    43* (41b 5x4)      DR Smith    7-0-39-0
NJ Astle    85* (98b 7x4)      RN Lewis    2-0-10-0

38.1

Lewis to Fleming, SIX, good length but down leg, Fleming sweeping

38.2

Lewis to Fleming, 1 run, good line and length, Fleming cuts it, fielded by Morton

38.3

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

38.4

Lewis to Fleming, no run, good length delivery, Fleming edges it, fielded by Lewis

38.5

Lewis to Fleming, no run, line and length, Fleming cuts, fielded by Lewis

38.6

Lewis to Fleming, 1 run, good length delivery, Fleming sweeps the ball, fielded by Bradshaw

End of over 39 (9 runs) New Zealand 220/1 (RR: 5.64)
SP Fleming    51* (46b 5x4 1x6)      RN Lewis    3-0-19-0
NJ Astle    86* (99b 7x4)      DR Smith    7-0-39-0

39.1

Smith to Fleming, FOUR, full delivery, Fleming driving

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

39.3

Smith to Styris, no run, full toss, Styris defends it, fielded by Sarwan

39.4

Smith to Styris, 1 run, good line and length, Styris drives through the off side, fielded by Ramdin

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

End of over 40 (5 runs) New Zealand 225/2 (RR: 5.62)
NJ Astle    86* (101b 7x4)      DR Smith    8-0-44-1
SB Styris    1* (2b)      RN Lewis    3-0-19-0

40.1

Lewis to Styris, (no ball) 1 run, good line and length delivery, Styris leaves the ball, fielded by Gayle

40.1

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

40.2

Lewis to Styris, no run, good line and length, Styris plays no shot, fielded by Ramdin

40.3

Lewis to Styris, 1 run, good line and length delivery, Styris defends it away, fielded by Morton

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

40.6

Lewis to Styris, 2 runs, good length delivery, Styris cuts on the front foot, fielded by Hinds

End of over 41 (9 runs) New Zealand 234/2 (RR: 5.70)
SB Styris    5* (6b)      RN Lewis    4-0-28-0
NJ Astle    90* (104b 7x4)      DR Smith    8-0-44-1

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

41.3

Smith to McCullum, no run, line and length, McCullum plays and misses, fielded by Ramdin

41.4

Smith to McCullum, 1 run, line and length, McCullum drives the ball through the off side, fielded by Morton

41.5

Smith to Styris, 1 run, good line and length delivery, Styris defends it away, fielded by Gayle

41.6

Smith to McCullum, no run, length but down leg, McCullum defends, fielded by Smith

Umpires decided to change the ball, reserve umpire comes in with replacement

End of over 42 (2 runs) New Zealand 236/3 (RR: 5.61)
BB McCullum    1* (3b)      DR Smith    9-0-46-2
SB Styris    6* (7b)      RN Lewis    4-0-28-0

42.1

Lewis to Styris, 1 run, length ball, Styris defends it, fielded by Gayle

42.2

Lewis to McCullum, 1 run, good length delivery, McCullum defends it, fielded by Sarwan

42.3

Lewis to Styris, 1 wide, short and wide of off stump, fielded by Ramdin

42.3

Lewis to Styris, 1 run, length ball, Styris drives through the on side, fielded by Lewis

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

42.5

Lewis to Fulton, 1 run, short and wide, Fulton driving off the back foot, fielded by Ganga

42.6

Lewis to Styris, no run, wide outside the off stump, Fulton cuts it away, fielded by Gayle

End of over 43 (5 runs) New Zealand 241/4 (RR: 5.60)
SB Styris    8* (10b)      RN Lewis    5-0-33-1
PG Fulton    1* (1b)      DR Smith    9-0-46-2

43.1

Smith to Fulton, 1 run, full toss, Fulton works it through the leg side, fielded by Sarwan

43.2

Smith to Styris, no run, straight full toss, Styris edges the ball, fielded by Smith

43.3

Smith to Styris, 1 run, length ball, Styris drives the ball, fielded by Bradshaw

43.4

Smith to Fulton, no run, length ball, Fulton misses the ball, fielded by Ramdin

43.5

Smith to Fulton, 1 run, length ball outside the off stump, Fulton drives, fielded by Ganga

43.6

Smith to Styris, 1 run, good length but wide of the off stump, Styris drives it away, fielded by Edwards

Ian Bradshaw comes back for his final spell

End of over 44 (4 runs) New Zealand 245/4 (RR: 5.56)
SB Styris    10* (13b)      DR Smith    10-0-50-2
PG Fulton    3* (4b)      RN Lewis    5-0-33-1

44.1

Bradshaw to Styris, 2 runs, on target, driven wide of bowler and runs hard for couple of runs

44.2

Bradshaw to Styris, 1 run, good line and length delivery, Styris defends it, fielded by Gayle

44.3

Bradshaw to Fulton, 2 runs, length but down leg, Fulton works it through the leg side, fielded by Ganga

44.4

Bradshaw to Fulton, 1 run, wide of the off stump, Fulton drives through the off side, fielded by Sarwan

44.5

Bradshaw to Styris, no run, full and on the legs, Styris pushes forward, fielded by Bradshaw

44.6

Bradshaw to Styris, 1 run, good length delivery, Styris driving, fielded by Gayle

End of over 45 (7 runs) New Zealand 252/4 (RR: 5.60)
SB Styris    14* (17b)      IDR Bradshaw    9-0-49-0
PG Fulton    6* (6b)      DR Smith    10-0-50-2

45.1

Gayle to Styris, 1 run, length but down leg, Styris hits it on the leg side, fielded by Ganga

45.2

Gayle to Fulton, 1 run, good length and wide of the off stump, Fulton cuts it away, fielded by Sarwan

45.3

Gayle to Styris, 1 run, wide full toss, Styris plays a pull-shot, fielded by Edwards

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

James Franklin is the new man in, Surpraise move

45.5

Gayle to Styris, 1 run, good line and length, Styris drives the ball through the off side, fielded by Bradshaw

45.6

Gayle to Franklin, 1 run, good line and length, Franklin drives on the front foot, fielded by Ganga

End of over 46 (5 runs) New Zealand 257/5 (RR: 5.58)
JEC Franklin    1* (1b)      CH Gayle    9-1-31-2
SB Styris    17* (20b)      IDR Bradshaw    9-0-49-0

46.1

Bradshaw to Franklin, no run, leg side delivery, Franklin plays but misses the ball, fielded by Bradshaw

46.2

Bradshaw to Franklin, 1 run, length ball outside the off stump, Franklin drives it wide of point fielder, easy single

46.3

Bradshaw to Styris, 1 run, slower ball outside the off stump, cut away to third man

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

Hamish Marshall is the new batsman

46.5

Bradshaw to Styris, 1 run, length ball, Styris defends, fielded by Edwards

46.6

Bradshaw to Marshall, 1 run, wide outside the off stump, Marshall works it through the leg side, fielded by Chanderpaul

Edwards comes to bowl his final spell

End of over 47 (4 runs) New Zealand 261/6 (RR: 5.55)
HJH Marshall    1* (1b)      IDR Bradshaw    10-0-53-1
SB Styris    19* (22b)      CH Gayle    9-1-31-2

47.1

Edwards to Marshall, 1 leg bye, down leg side, Marshall tries to work it to onside, ball raps the pads and rolls down the square leg, leg byes signelled

47.2

Edwards to Styris, no run, short and quick bouncer on the stump, Styris pulls it and beaten by pace

47.3

Edwards to Styris, 1 leg bye, inswinging yorker, ball made contact with pads, huge appeal, umpire not interested, ball going down the leg side

47.4

Edwards to Marshall, 2 runs, good line and just short of a length, Marshall defends off the back foot to short covers, Edwards picks it and throws to stumps, over throw allows the batsmen to take extra run

47.5

Edwards to Marshall, 1 leg bye, another excellent delivery, swinging yorker, Marshall falls in this occassion, leg byes

47.6

Edwards to Styris, 1 run, short ball, Styris pulls, fielded by Ganga

End of over 48 (6 runs) New Zealand 267/6 (RR: 5.56)
SB Styris    20* (25b)      FH Edwards    9-0-55-0
HJH Marshall    3* (4b)      IDR Bradshaw    10-0-53-1

48.1

Gayle to Styris, FOUR, wide outside the off stump, Styris paddles it away

48.2

Gayle to Styris, 1 no ball, Styris drives the ball through the off side, fielded by Gayle

48.2

Gayle to Styris, 1 run, length ball outside the off stump, Styris drives the ball through the off side, fielded by Sarwan

48.3

Gayle to Marshall, 1 run, down the leg side, Marshall reverse-sweeps the ball, fielded by Morton

48.4

Gayle to Styris, 1 run, good length but wide of the off stump, Styris edges the ball, fielded by Chanderpaul

48.5

Gayle to Marshall, 2 runs, length ball outside the off stump, Marshall drives it away, fielded by Bradshaw

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

End of over 49 (11 runs) New Zealand 278/7 (RR: 5.67)
     CH Gayle    10-1-42-2
SB Styris    26* (29b 1x4)      FH Edwards    9-0-55-0

49.1

Edwards to Styris, 2 runs, straight full toss, Styris drives it away to wide of long-on, coupld of runs taken

49.2

Edwards to Styris, FOUR, low full toss on the stump, Edwards trying to bowl yorker, Styris swings it across, edge takes the ball to boudary ropes

49.3

Edwards to Styris, 2 runs, another full toss down the leg side, Styris plays the same shot and gets the bottom edge, but this time Bradshaw stops the ball and save couple of runs

49.4

Edwards to Styris, 2 runs, full toss down the leg side, Styris gets an edge, fielded by Bradshaw

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

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: -

Please join with us after the break for West Indies chase and few fireworks from Chris Gayle Welcome back for West Indies run chase, players are in the middle, all set to start here

End of over 50 (10 runs) New Zealand 288/9
SE Bond    0* (1b)      FH Edwards    10-0-65-1
     CH Gayle    10-1-42-2
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West Indies won by 3 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)
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New Zealand won by 91 runs
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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)
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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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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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