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

18.1

Smith to Fleming, FOUR, good line and length delivery, Fleming gets an edge

18.2

Smith to Fleming, no run, good length but wide of the off stump, Fleming lets it go past, fielded by Ramdin

18.3

Smith to Fleming, no run, good line and length, Fleming plays but misses the ball, fielded by Ramdin

18.4

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

18.5

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

18.6

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

New Zealand 40/2   DR Smith 1-0-4-0

20.1

Smith to Fulton, FOUR, full outside the off stump, Fulton drives it away

20.2

Smith to Fulton, no run, leg side delivery, Fulton works it through the leg side, fielded by Chanderpaul

20.3

Smith to Fulton, 1 run, good length but down leg, Fulton hits it on the leg side, fielded by Edwards

20.4

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

20.5

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

20.6

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

New Zealand 50/2   DR Smith 2-0-9-0

27.1

Smith to Astle, no run, short and wide of the off stump, Astle plays no shot, fielded by Ramdin

27.2

Smith to Astle, no run, length ball, Astle edges it, fielded by Ganga

27.3

Smith to Astle, no run, too full and on the pads, Astle plays and misses, fielded by Chanderpaul

27.4

Smith to Astle, no run, length but down leg, Astle plays no shot, fielded by Ramdin

27.5

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

27.6

Smith to Astle, FOUR, short of a length and outside off stump, Astle pulls off the back foot

New Zealand 74/4   DR Smith 3-0-13-0

29.1

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

29.2

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

29.3

Smith to Astle, no run, down the leg side, Astle hits it on the leg side, fielded by Bradshaw

29.4

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

29.5

Smith to Astle, 1 run, wide outside the off stump, Astle defends it, fielded by Bravo

29.6

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

New Zealand 86/4   DR Smith 4-0-14-0

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

31.6

Smith to Astle, no run, good length delivery, Astle defends it away, fielded by Smith

New Zealand 100/4   DR Smith 5-0-19-0

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   DR Smith 6-1-19-0

35.1

Smith to Astle, no run, full toss, Astle drives through the off side, fielded by Chanderpaul

35.2

Smith to Astle, FOUR, length ball, Astle gets an edge

35.3

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

35.4

Smith to Astle, no run, short and wide of off stump, Astle leaves it alone, fielded by Ramdin

35.5

Smith to Astle, no run, length ball, Astle pushes forward, fielded by Ganga

35.6

Smith to Astle, no run, line and length, Astle drives it away, fielded by Edwards

New Zealand 120/4   DR Smith 7-1-23-0

37.1

Smith to Astle, 1 run, good length delivery, Astle drives it away, fielded by Bradshaw

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   DR Smith 8-1-24-0

39.1

Smith to Astle, no run, line and length, Astle defends, fielded by Bradshaw

39.2

Smith to Astle, OUT, Gone! good length delivery outside the off stump and swinging away, Astle goes for a drive, thin edge and Ramdin takes a simple catch, appeal made and batsman walks

NJ Astle c †Ramdin b Smith 51 (76m 57b 10x4 0x6) SR: 89.47

39.3

Smith to McCullum, no run, good line and length delivery, McCullum keeps it out, fielded by Chanderpaul

39.4

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

39.5

Smith to McCullum, FOUR, short and wide of off stump, McCullum plays a cut-shot

39.6

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

New Zealand 144/5   DR Smith 9-1-28-1

41.1

Smith to McCullum, FOUR, wide of the off stump, McCullum drives through the off side

41.2

Smith to McCullum, no run, length ball, McCullum defends it, fielded by Lara

41.3

Smith to McCullum, 2 runs, length but down leg, McCullum hits it into the leg side, fielded by Edwards

41.4

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

41.5

Smith to McCullum, no run, down the leg side, McCullum works it through the leg side, fielded by Sarwan

41.6

Smith to McCullum, no run, good line and back of a length, McCullum leaves it alone, fielded by Ramdin

New Zealand 160/5   DR Smith 10-1-38-1

43.1

Smith to McCullum, OUT, Bowled him! pitched outside the off stump and nipping back in, McCullam decided to leave that one, ball hits the top of the off stump, poor judgement by McCullam, Smith strikes!

BB McCullum b Smith 19 (18m 15b 4x4 0x6) SR: 126.66

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   DR Smith 11-2-38-2

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

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   DR Smith 12-2-43-2

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

47.3

Smith to Franklin, no run, good length delivery, Franklin leaves it alone, fielded by Ramdin

47.4

Smith to Franklin, no run, line and length, Franklin drives on the on side, fielded by Edwards

47.5

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

47.6

Smith to Franklin, 1 wide, good length and wide of the off stump, fielded by Ramdin

47.6

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

New Zealand 200/7   DR Smith 13-2-46-3

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

49.3

Smith to Franklin, no run, length ball, Franklin leaves it, fielded by Smith

49.4

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

49.5

Smith to Franklin, 1 leg bye, good length but down leg, Franklin works it through the leg side

49.6

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

New Zealand 207/7   DR Smith 14-2-51-3

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

51.4

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

51.5

Smith to Franklin, 1 run, good line but too full, Franklin drives on the on side, fielded by Edwards

51.6

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

New Zealand 211/7   DR Smith 15-2-55-3

53.1

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

53.2

Smith to Franklin, no run, length ball, Franklin leaves it, fielded by Ramdin

53.3

Smith to Franklin, no run, good line and length delivery, Franklin defends on the front foot, fielded by Bravo

53.4

Smith to Franklin, no run, length ball, Franklin leaves it, fielded by Ramdin

53.5

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

53.6

Smith to Franklin, 2 runs, good length delivery, Franklin drives through the on side, fielded by Taylor

New Zealand 223/7   DR Smith 16-2-62-3

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

65.6

Smith to Martin, no run, good line and length delivery, Martin driving, fielded by Edwards

New Zealand 269/9   DR Smith 17-2-70-3

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

67.6

Smith to Martin, no run, line and length, Martin pushes forward, fielded by Chanderpaul

New Zealand 271/9   DR Smith 18-2-71-3
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
More results »

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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