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

50.1

Bradshaw to Franklin, no run, length ball outside the off stump, Franklin leaves the ball, fielded by Ramdin

50.2

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

50.3

Bradshaw to Franklin, no run, length ball, Franklin misses the ball, fielded by Ramdin

50.4

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

50.5

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

50.6

Bradshaw to Franklin, no run, good length but wide of the off stump, Franklin keeps it out, fielded by Chanderpaul

End of over 51 (maiden) New Zealand 207/7
JEC Franklin    0* (18b)      IDR Bradshaw    17-3-46-2
SB Styris    55* (69b 11x4)      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

End of over 52 (4 runs) New Zealand 211/7
SB Styris    58* (73b 11x4)      DR Smith    15-2-55-3
JEC Franklin    1* (20b)      IDR Bradshaw    17-3-46-2

52.1

Bradshaw to Franklin, no run, good line and length delivery, Franklin defends off the back foot, fielded by Sarwan

52.2

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

52.3

Bradshaw to Franklin, FOUR, Shot! good length delivery outside the off stump, Franklin drives on the up through extra cover

52.4

Bradshaw to Franklin, no run, good length but wide of the off stump, Franklin cuts it away, fielded by Bravo

52.5

Bradshaw to Franklin, 1 wide, wayward wide outside the off stump, wide called

52.5

Bradshaw to Franklin, no run, wide outside the off stump, Franklin driving off the back foot, fielded by Bradshaw

52.6

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

And that will be Tea break on Day 1, Please join with us after 20 minutes for final session

End of over 53 (5 runs) New Zealand 216/7
JEC Franklin    5* (26b 1x4)      IDR Bradshaw    18-3-51-2
SB Styris    58* (73b 11x4)      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

End of over 54 (7 runs) New Zealand 223/7
JEC Franklin    9* (31b 1x4)      DR Smith    16-2-62-3
SB Styris    61* (74b 11x4)      IDR Bradshaw    18-3-51-2

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

54.3

Edwards to Franklin, no run, length ball, Franklin defends it, fielded by Chanderpaul

54.4

Edwards to Franklin, no run, short of a length, Franklin defends off the back foot, fielded by Bravo

54.5

Edwards to Franklin, no run, line and length, Franklin defends it away, fielded by Bravo

54.6

Edwards to Franklin, no run, good length delivery, Franklin defends, fielded by Lara

End of over 55 (1 run) New Zealand 224/7
JEC Franklin    9* (35b 1x4)      FH Edwards    13-1-66-0
SB Styris    62* (76b 11x4)      DR Smith    16-2-62-3

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

Edwards coming around the wicket

End of over 56 (2 runs) New Zealand 226/7
SB Styris    64* (82b 11x4)      IDR Bradshaw    19-3-53-2
JEC Franklin    9* (35b 1x4)      FH Edwards    13-1-66-0

56.1

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

56.2

Edwards to Franklin, 1 run, good length but wide of the off stump, Franklin pushes it wide of point fielder, quick run taken

56.3

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

56.4

Edwards to Franklin, 1 run, short ball, Franklin works it away to mid-wicket and easy single taken

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

End of over 57 (5 runs) New Zealand 231/7
SB Styris    67* (85b 11x4)      FH Edwards    14-1-71-0
JEC Franklin    11* (38b 1x4)      IDR Bradshaw    19-3-53-2

57.1

Bradshaw to Franklin, no run, good length delivery, Franklin defends it back to the bowler

57.2

Bradshaw to Franklin, no run, good line and length, Franklin turns the ball to short mid-wicket

57.3

Bradshaw to Franklin, no run, good length and wide of the off stump, Franklin pushes forward, fielded by Bravo

57.4

Bradshaw to Franklin, 2 runs, length ball outside the off stump, Franklin pushes it off the back foot, fielded by Smith

57.5

Bradshaw to Franklin, no run, good line and length, Franklin defends it, fielded by Chanderpaul

57.6

Bradshaw to Franklin, no run, good line and length delivery, Franklin defends it, fielded by Bravo

End of over 58 (2 runs) New Zealand 233/7
JEC Franklin    13* (44b 1x4)      IDR Bradshaw    20-3-55-2
SB Styris    67* (85b 11x4)      FH Edwards    14-1-71-0

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

58.4

Edwards to Franklin, no run, Bouncer outside the off stump, batsman ducks under it

58.5

Edwards to Franklin, no run, full outside the off stump, Franklin drives it away, fielded by Bradshaw

58.6

Edwards to Franklin, no run, good length delivery, defends it to cover

End of over 59 (5 runs) New Zealand 238/7
JEC Franklin    13* (47b 1x4)      FH Edwards    15-1-76-0
SB Styris    72* (88b 12x4)      IDR Bradshaw    20-3-55-2

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

59.4

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

59.5

Bradshaw to Franklin, 1 run, Franklin drives it away, fielded by Chanderpaul

59.6

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

Chris Gayle being introduce into the attack to boost the over-rate

End of over 60 (2 runs) New Zealand 240/7
SB Styris    73* (92b 12x4)      IDR Bradshaw    21-3-57-2
JEC Franklin    14* (49b 1x4)      FH Edwards    15-1-76-0

60.1

Gayle to Franklin, no run, good line and length, Franklin cuts it, fielded by Sarwan

60.2

Gayle to Franklin, OUT, Gone! fraction of short outside the off stump, Franklin moves back and cuts it hard, thick outside edge, substitute fielder Morton takes a excellent catch at slip

JEC Franklin c sub (RS Morton) b Gayle 14 (58m 51b 1x4 0x6) SR: 27.45

Shane Bond is the new man in

60.3

Gayle to Bond, no run, good length delivery, Bond defends on the front foot, fielded by Smith

60.4

Gayle to Bond, no run, good line and length, Bond cuts it, fielded by Bravo

60.5

Gayle to Bond, no run, good line and length delivery, Bond defends on the front foot, fielded by Gayle

60.6

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

End of over 61 (1 run) New Zealand 241/8
SE Bond    1* (4b)      CH Gayle    1-0-1-1
SB Styris    73* (92b 12x4)      IDR Bradshaw    21-3-57-2

61.1

Bradshaw to Bond, no run, length but down leg, Bond defends, fielded by Ganga

61.2

Bradshaw to Bond, 1 no ball, Bond leaves the ball, fielded by Ramdin

61.2

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

61.3

Bradshaw to Bond, no run, length ball, Bond leaves it, fielded by Ramdin

61.4

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

61.5

Bradshaw to Bond, no run, good line and length delivery, Bond edges it, fielded by Ganga

61.6

Bradshaw to Bond, no run, good line and length, Bond plays and misses the ball

End of over 62 (1 run) New Zealand 242/8
SE Bond    1* (11b)      IDR Bradshaw    22-3-58-2
SB Styris    73* (92b 12x4)      CH Gayle    1-0-1-1

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

62.4

Gayle to Bond, no run, line and length, Bond defends it, fielded by Ramdin

62.5

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

62.6

Gayle to Bond, no run, good length delivery, Bond keeps it out, fielded by Gayle

End of over 63 (1 run) New Zealand 243/8
SE Bond    1* (14b)      CH Gayle    2-0-2-1
SB Styris    74* (95b 12x4)      IDR Bradshaw    22-3-58-2

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

63.6

Bradshaw to Bond, no run, length ball, Bond defends it, fielded by Lara

End of over 64 (15 runs) New Zealand 258/8
SE Bond    1* (15b)      IDR Bradshaw    23-3-73-2
SB Styris    89* (100b 14x4 1x6)      CH Gayle    2-0-2-1

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

64.3

Gayle to Bond, no run, leg side delivery, Bond plays but misses the ball

64.4

Gayle to Bond, 2 runs, good length delivery, Bond edges the ball, fielded by Bradshaw

64.5

Gayle to Bond, OUT, Bowled him! flighted delivery around the off stump line, Bond sweeps the across the line, ball took the inside edge and crashes into the stumps, Gayle strikes again!

SE Bond b Gayle 3 (15m 18b 0x4 0x6) SR: 16.66

Last man Chris Martin comes in

64.6

Gayle to Martin, no run, good length delivery, Martin defends it to silly point

And the Rain pouring down heavily and Umpires takes a look and they decided to call the covers in, players are walking back to pavilion. It's passing shower and play will resume shortly

End of over 65 (3 runs) New Zealand 261/9
CS Martin    0* (1b)      CH Gayle    3-0-5-2
SB Styris    90* (102b 14x4 1x6)      IDR Bradshaw    23-3-73-2

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

End of over 66 (8 runs) New Zealand 269/9
CS Martin    0* (2b)      DR Smith    17-2-70-3
SB Styris    97* (107b 14x4 2x6)      CH Gayle    3-0-5-2

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

66.5

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

66.6

Gayle to Martin, no run, good line and length delivery, Martin misses the ball, fielded by Ramdin

End of over 67 (1 run) New Zealand 270/9
CS Martin    0* (4b)      CH Gayle    4-0-6-2
SB Styris    98* (111b 14x4 2x6)      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

End of over 68 (1 run) New Zealand 271/9
CS Martin    0* (5b)      DR Smith    18-2-71-3
SB Styris    99* (116b 14x4 2x6)      CH Gayle    4-0-6-2

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

End of over 69 (4 runs) New Zealand 275/9
SB Styris    103* (122b 15x4 2x6)      CH Gayle    5-0-10-2
CS Martin    0* (5b)      DR Smith    18-2-71-3

69.1

Bradshaw to Martin, OUT, All over! good length delivery on the leg stump, Martin defends it away on the back foot, ball took the edge and Ramdin takes the catch, Styris remains unbeaten on 103 runs

CS Martin c †Ramdin b Bradshaw 0 (15m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Welcome back, players are in the field, Gayle and Ganga to open the West Indian innings

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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