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

West Indies in New Zealand Test Series - 1st Test

New Zealand v West Indies

New Zealand won by 27 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

43.2

Smith to Vettori, no run, length ball, Vettori edges the ball, fielded by Ramdin

43.3

Smith to Vettori, no run, good line and length delivery, Vettori leaves the ball, fielded by Ramdin

43.4

Smith to Vettori, no run, line and length, Vettori defends, fielded by Gayle

43.5

Smith to Vettori, no run, good line and length delivery, Vettori pushes it off the back foot, fielded by Bravo

43.6

Smith to Vettori, no run, wide outside the off stump, Vettori plays a cut-shot, fielded by Bravo

New Zealand 170/6   DL Vettori 0* (5b)

44.2

Bradshaw to Vettori, no run, line and length, Vettori lets it go past, fielded by Ramdin

44.3

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

44.4

Bradshaw to Vettori, FOUR, length ball outside the off stump, Vettori cuts it

44.5

Bradshaw to Vettori, no run, good line but over-pitched, Vettori drives, fielded by Bradshaw

44.6

Bradshaw to Vettori, no run, length ball outside the off stump, Vettori lets it go past, fielded by Ramdin

New Zealand 176/6   DL Vettori 4* (10b 1x4)

45.5

Smith to Vettori, no run, good length but wide of the off stump, Vettori leaves the ball, fielded by Ramdin

45.6

Smith to Vettori, no run, length but down leg, Vettori keeps it out, fielded by Smith

New Zealand 181/6   DL Vettori 4* (12b 1x4)

47.1

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

47.2

Smith to Vettori, OUT, Gone! short and wide outside the off stump, Vettori went after it, cuts it off the back foot, thick outside edge and Gayle takes the catch, Smith on fire here!

DL Vettori c Gayle b Smith 6 (19m 14b 1x4 0x6) SR: 42.85

New Zealand 199/7   DL Vettori 6 (14b 1x4)
Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100
Series Results
New Zealand v West Indies at Napier - Mar 25-29, 2006
Match drawn
New Zealand v West Indies at Wellington - Mar 17-20, 2006
New Zealand won by 10 wickets
New Zealand v West Indies at Auckland - Mar 9-13, 2006
New Zealand won by 27 runs
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Photos

Mar 13, 2006

Stephen Fleming and Brendon McCullum celebrate the penultimate wicket, New Zealand v West Indies, 1st Test, Auckland, 5th day, March 13 2006

Stephen Fleming and Brendon McCullum celebrate the penultimate wicket

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Mar 13, 2006

New Zealand celebrate their narrow victory, New Zealand v West Indies, 1st Test, Auckland, 5th day, March 13 2006

New Zealand celebrate their narrow victory

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