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

25.4

Bradshaw to Styris, no run, good length delivery, Styris defends it, fielded by Smith

25.5

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

25.6

Bradshaw to Styris, 1 run, length but down leg, Styris works it through square leg, easy single, and that will be Lunch break on Day 1

New Zealand 70/4   SB Styris 1* (3b)

26.1

Taylor to Styris, no run, short of a length and outside the off stump, Styris leaves it, fielded by Ramdin

26.2

Taylor to Styris, no run, line and length, Styris misses the ball, fielded by Ramdin

26.3

Taylor to Styris, no run, good length but wide of the off stump, Styris leaves it alone, fielded by Ramdin

26.4

Taylor to Styris, no run, short and wide, Styris leaves it alone, fielded by Ramdin

26.5

Taylor to Styris, no run, good line and length, Styris defends it, fielded by Ganga

26.6

Taylor to Styris, no run, good ball on line and length, beaten the batsman again, Taylor on spot today!

New Zealand 70/4   SB Styris 1* (9b)

28.1

Taylor to Styris, no run, line and length, Styris defends on the front foot, fielded by Taylor

28.2

Taylor to Styris, 2 no balls, Styris plays and misses the ball, fielded by Ramdin

28.3

Taylor to Styris, 1 run, short and wide, Astle edges it, fielded by Bravo

28.6

Taylor to Styris, no run, good line and length delivery, Astle defends it, fielded by Bravo

New Zealand 85/4   SB Styris 2* (13b)

29.6

Smith to Styris, no run, good line and length delivery, Styris keeps it out, fielded by Ganga

New Zealand 86/4   SB Styris 2* (14b)

31.1

Smith to Styris, no run, good length delivery, Styris drives through the off side, fielded by Taylor

31.2

Smith to Styris, no run, down the leg side, Styris plays and misses, fielded by Ramdin

31.3

Smith to Styris, no run, length but down leg, Styris works it through the leg side, fielded by Chanderpaul

31.4

Smith to Styris, FOUR, short of a length and outside off stump, Styris edges it

31.5

Smith to Styris, 1 run, leg side delivery, Styris works it through the leg side, fielded by Bradshaw

New Zealand 100/4   SB Styris 7* (19b 1x4)

32.1

Taylor to Styris, 1 run, full and wide of the off stump, Styris drives, fielded by Bravo

New Zealand 101/4   SB Styris 8* (20b 1x4)

33.1

Smith to Styris, no run, length but down leg, Styris hits it on the leg side, fielded by Chanderpaul

33.2

Smith to Styris, no run, short and wide of the off stump, Styris cuts it away, fielded by Bravo

33.3

Smith to Styris, no run, short and wide of off stump, Styris cuts off the back foot, fielded by Bravo

33.4

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

33.5

Smith to Styris, no run, good line and length delivery, Styris defends, fielded by Smith

33.6

Smith to Styris, no run, good line and length, Styris defends it

New Zealand 106/4   SB Styris 8* (26b 1x4)

34.3

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

34.4

Taylor to Styris, no run, good line and length delivery, Styris drives on the front foot, fielded by Edwards

34.5

Taylor to Styris, 1 no ball, Styris lets it go past, fielded by Ramdin

34.5

Taylor to Styris, FOUR, short and wide of the off stump, Styris plays a pull

34.6

Taylor to Styris, no run, length ball outside the off stump, Styris plays and misses the ball, fielded by Ramdin

New Zealand 116/4   SB Styris 12* (31b 2x4)

36.1

Edwards to Styris, 2 runs, down the leg side, Styris works it through the leg side, fielded by Taylor

36.2

Edwards to Styris, FOUR, wide of off stump, Styris cuts off the back foot

36.3

Edwards to Styris, FOUR, leg side delivery, Styris edges it

36.4

Edwards to Styris, no run, good length delivery, Styris defends it, fielded by Bravo

36.5

Edwards to Styris, no run, good line and length, Styris drives through the off side, fielded by Lara

36.6

Edwards to Styris, no run, good line and length delivery, Styris driving, fielded by Chanderpaul

New Zealand 130/4   SB Styris 22* (37b 4x4)

37.2

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

37.3

Smith to Styris, no run, good length but down leg, Styris plays and misses the ball, fielded by Ramdin

37.4

Smith to Styris, no run, length ball outside the off stump, Styris cuts, fielded by Sarwan

37.5

Smith to Styris, no run, line and length, Styris drives through the off side, fielded by Chanderpaul

37.6

Smith to Styris, no run, length ball, Styris keeps it out, fielded by Chanderpaul

New Zealand 131/4   SB Styris 22* (42b 4x4)

38.5

Edwards to Styris, no run, sends down a short one, Styris plays and misses, fielded by Ramdin

38.6

Edwards to Styris, no run, half volley, Styris drives it away, fielded by Bradshaw

New Zealand 140/4   SB Styris 22* (44b 4x4)

40.1

Edwards to Styris, 1 run, down the leg side, Styris drives on the front foot, fielded by Bradshaw

40.6

Edwards to Styris, no run, length ball, Styris defends it, fielded by Edwards

New Zealand 150/5   SB Styris 23* (46b 4x4)

42.1

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

42.2

Edwards to Styris, 1 no ball, Styris leaves the ball, fielded by Ramdin

42.2

Edwards to Styris, 1 wide, good length but wide of the off stump, fielded by Ramdin

42.2

Edwards to Styris, FOUR, length but down leg, Styris works it through the leg side

42.3

Edwards to Styris, no run, good line and length, Styris drives the ball through the off side, fielded by Lara

42.4

Edwards to Styris, no run, leg side delivery, Styris defends it, fielded by Bradshaw

42.5

Edwards to Styris, no run, short ball, Styris leaves the ball, fielded by Ramdin

42.6

Edwards to Styris, FOUR, length ball outside the off stump, Styris drives the ball through the off side

New Zealand 170/5   SB Styris 31* (53b 6x4)

44.1

Bradshaw to Styris, 1 no ball, Styris keeps it out, fielded by Bradshaw

44.1

Bradshaw to Styris, 1 run, down the leg side, Styris hits it on the leg side, fielded by Edwards

New Zealand 172/6   SB Styris 32* (55b 6x4)

45.1

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

45.2

Smith to Styris, FOUR, length but down leg, Styris works it through the leg side

45.3

Smith to Styris, no run, good length but down leg, Styris drives through the on side, fielded by Bradshaw

45.4

Smith to Styris, 1 run, short leg side delivery, Styris plays a pull-shot, fielded by Bradshaw

New Zealand 181/6   SB Styris 37* (59b 7x4)

46.1

Bradshaw to Styris, FOUR, Bang! short and down the leg, Styris rocks back and pulls it to backward square leg

46.2

Bradshaw to Styris, FOUR, Great shot! short of length outside the off stump, Styris drives on thr rise to deep cover point, excellent timing

46.3

Bradshaw to Styris, FOUR, One more! pitched up this time, drives down the ground to long-on fence

46.4

Bradshaw to Styris, no run, length ball outside the off stump, Styris edges it, fielded by Bravo

46.5

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

46.6

Bradshaw to Styris, 4 byes, length but down leg, Styris misses the ball

New Zealand 197/6   SB Styris 49* (65b 10x4)

48.1

Bradshaw to Styris, 1 run, Fifty! leg side delivery, Styris works it through the leg side, fielded by Edwards

New Zealand 201/7   SB Styris 50* (66b 10x4)

49.1

Smith to Styris, FOUR, full and outside the off stump, Styris drives on the front foot

49.2

Smith to Styris, 1 run, good length and wide of the off stump, Styris drives off the back foot, fielded by Taylor

49.6

Smith to Styris, no run, good length delivery, Styris keeps it out, fielded by Bradshaw

New Zealand 207/7   SB Styris 55* (69b 11x4)

51.1

Smith to Styris, 2 runs, wide half volley, Styris drives the ball through the off side, fielded by Taylor

51.2

Smith to Styris, no run, good length delivery, Styris drives the ball through the off side, fielded by Chanderpaul

51.3

Smith to Styris, 1 run, good length and wide of the off stump, Styris edges it, fielded by Sarwan

51.6

Smith to Styris, no run, short ball, Styris plays and misses the ball

New Zealand 211/7   SB Styris 58* (73b 11x4)

53.1

Smith to Styris, 3 runs, down the leg side, Styris hits it on the leg side, fielded by Edwards

New Zealand 219/7   SB Styris 61* (74b 11x4)

54.1

Edwards to Styris, no run, short and wide of off stump, Styris plays and misses the ball, fielded by Ramdin

54.2

Edwards to Styris, 1 run, back of a length and down the leg side, Styris pulls off the back foot, fielded by Bradshaw

New Zealand 224/7   SB Styris 62* (76b 11x4)

55.1

Bradshaw to Styris, no run, full toss wide of off stump, Styris fails to put that away, driven straight to mid-off

55.2

Bradshaw to Styris, 2 runs, down the leg side, Styris played that to mid-wicket, calls for the second run, Chanderpaul quickly on the ball, throws to bowler end, Bradshaw fail to collect it cleanly

55.3

Bradshaw to Styris, no run, good line and length delivery, Styris drives the ball through the off side, fielded by Lara

55.4

Bradshaw to Styris, no run, line and length, Styris pushes it off the back foot, fielded by Lara

55.5

Bradshaw to Styris, no run, length ball, mistimed drive to cover

55.6

Bradshaw to Styris, no run, fuller ball, Styris drives it hard, good stop by Smith at extra cover

New Zealand 226/7   SB Styris 64* (82b 11x4)

56.3

Edwards to Styris, 1 run, good length and wide of the off stump, Styris drives through the off side, fielded by Sarwan

56.5

Edwards to Styris, 2 runs, short of length delivery, works it away to deep square leg

56.6

Edwards to Styris, no run, sends down a short one, Styris misses the ball, fielded by Ramdin

New Zealand 231/7   SB Styris 67* (85b 11x4)

58.1

Edwards to Styris, FOUR, Bang! short and wide outside the off stump, Styris rocks back and pulled it in the air to deep mid-wicket

58.2

Edwards to Styris, no run, good length delivery, Styris defends, fielded by Edwards

58.3

Edwards to Styris, 1 run, short of a length and outside off stump, Styris pushes it off the back foot, fielded by Chanderpaul

New Zealand 238/7   SB Styris 72* (88b 12x4)

59.1

Bradshaw to Styris, no run, good length delivery, Styris defends it away, fielded by Chanderpaul

59.2

Bradshaw to Styris, no run, length ball, Styris keeps it out, fielded by Chanderpaul

59.3

Bradshaw to Styris, 1 run, good length but wide of the off stump, Styris drives the ball through the off side

59.6

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

New Zealand 240/7   SB Styris 73* (92b 12x4)

62.1

Gayle to Styris, no run, length but down leg, Styris hits it into the leg side, fielded by Sarwan

62.2

Gayle to Styris, no run, length ball, Styris defends it, fielded by Gayle

62.3

Gayle to Styris, 1 run, line and length, Styris drives it away, fielded by Taylor

New Zealand 243/8   SB Styris 74* (95b 12x4)

63.1

Bradshaw to Styris, no run, short of a length and outside off stump, Styris cuts it, fielded by Bravo

63.2

Bradshaw to Styris, FOUR, short of a length and outside the off stump, Styris pulls it away

63.3

Bradshaw to Styris, SIX, Maximum! good length delivery outside the off stump, Styris picks it up early and lobs it over long-on fence, first Six of the match

63.4

Bradshaw to Styris, FOUR, another one! short and wide outside the off stump, Styris slashes it hard, top edge takes the ball to third man fence

63.5

Bradshaw to Styris, 1 run, good line and length delivery, Styris drives, fielded by Edwards

New Zealand 258/8   SB Styris 89* (100b 14x4 1x6)

64.1

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

64.2

Gayle to Styris, 1 run, length ball, Styris driving, fielded by Taylor

New Zealand 259/8   SB Styris 90* (102b 14x4 1x6)

65.1

Smith to Styris, 1 wide, Styris plays and misses the ball, fielded by Ramdin

65.1

Smith to Styris, no run, good line and length, Styris hits it on the leg side, fielded by Edwards

65.2

Smith to Styris, no run, good length but wide of the off stump, Styris plays a pull, fielded by Bradshaw

65.3

Smith to Styris, SIX, good line and length delivery, Styris driving

65.4

Smith to Styris, no run, good line and length delivery, Styris defends it, fielded by Sarwan

65.5

Smith to Styris, 1 run, full delivery, Styris hits it into the leg side, fielded by Chanderpaul

New Zealand 269/9   SB Styris 97* (107b 14x4 2x6)

66.1

Gayle to Styris, no run, line and length, Styris defends on the front foot, fielded by Gayle

66.2

Gayle to Styris, no run, good line and length, Styris defends it, fielded by Lara

66.3

Gayle to Styris, no run, length ball, Styris leaves it, fielded by Ramdin

66.4

Gayle to Styris, 1 run, good line and length, Styris driving off the back foot, fielded by Bravo

New Zealand 270/9   SB Styris 98* (111b 14x4 2x6)

67.1

Smith to Styris, no run, good line and length delivery, Styris drives off the back foot, fielded by Chanderpaul

67.2

Smith to Styris, no run, good length and wide of the off stump, Styris edges it, fielded by Chanderpaul

67.3

Smith to Styris, no run, good line and back of a length, Styris drives the ball through the off side, fielded by Bravo

67.4

Smith to Styris, no run, good length delivery, Styris drives the ball through the off side, fielded by Chanderpaul

67.5

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

New Zealand 271/9   SB Styris 99* (116b 14x4 2x6)

68.1

Gayle to Styris, no run, line and length, Styris lets it go past, fielded by Ramdin

68.2

Gayle to Styris, FOUR, length ball outside the off stump, Styris drives it away

68.3

Gayle to Styris, no run, down the leg side, Styris hits it on the leg side, fielded by Smith

68.4

Gayle to Styris, no run, good length but wide of the off stump, Styris misses the ball, fielded by Ramdin

68.5

Gayle to Styris, no run, good length but wide of the off stump, Styris cuts it away, fielded by Smith

68.6

Gayle to Styris, no run, length ball, Styris defends, fielded by Gayle

New Zealand 275/9   SB Styris 103* (122b 15x4 2x6)
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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