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

4.5

Edwards to How, FOUR, Great shot! fuller on the legs, How flicks the ball nicely through mid-wicket, first boundary for the day!

New Zealand 14/0   JM How 9* (16b 1x4)   FH Edwards 2.5-1-11-0

6.3

Edwards to Marshall, FOUR, wide outside the off stump, Marshall driving

New Zealand 20/0   HJH Marshall 9* (22b 1x4)   FH Edwards 3.3-1-16-0

18.1

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

New Zealand 40/2   SP Fleming 6* (12b 1x4)   DR Smith 0.1-0-4-0

19.6

Bradshaw to Fleming, FOUR, line and length, Fleming drives through the on side

New Zealand 45/2   SP Fleming 10* (20b 2x4)   IDR Bradshaw 10-1-17-0

20.1

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

New Zealand 49/2   PG Fulton 12* (30b 1x4)   DR Smith 1.1-0-8-0

21.1

Bradshaw to Fulton, FOUR, back of a length and down the leg side, Fulton plays a pull

New Zealand 54/2   PG Fulton 17* (33b 2x4)   IDR Bradshaw 10.1-1-21-0

22.2

Edwards to Astle, FOUR, short of a length and outside off stump, Astle edges it

New Zealand 59/3   NJ Astle 5* (4b 1x4)   FH Edwards 6.2-1-24-0

24.4

Edwards to Astle, FOUR, short of a length and outside off stump, Astle plays a pull

New Zealand 65/3   NJ Astle 11* (12b 2x4)   FH Edwards 7.4-1-30-0

25.2

Bradshaw to Fleming, FOUR, good line and length delivery, Fleming drives it away

New Zealand 69/3   SP Fleming 14* (31b 3x4)   IDR Bradshaw 12.2-2-26-1

27.6

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

New Zealand 74/4   NJ Astle 15* (20b 3x4)   DR Smith 3-0-13-0

30.2

Taylor to Astle, (no ball) FOUR, Astle pulls

New Zealand 91/4   NJ Astle 24* (31b 4x4)   JE Taylor 5.1-2-19-1

30.2

Taylor to Astle, FOUR, short and wide of the off stump, Astle plays a cut-shot

New Zealand 95/4   NJ Astle 28* (32b 5x4)   JE Taylor 5.2-2-23-1

31.4

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

New Zealand 99/4   SB Styris 6* (18b 1x4)   DR Smith 4.4-0-18-0

32.2

Taylor to Astle, FOUR, short and wide of the off stump, Astle plays a pull-shot

New Zealand 105/4   NJ Astle 32* (38b 6x4)   JE Taylor 6.2-2-28-1

34.1

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

New Zealand 110/4   NJ Astle 36* (43b 7x4)   JE Taylor 7.1-2-33-1

34.5

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

New Zealand 116/4   SB Styris 12* (30b 2x4)   JE Taylor 7.5-2-39-1

35.2

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

New Zealand 120/4   NJ Astle 41* (46b 8x4)   DR Smith 6.2-1-23-0

36.2

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

New Zealand 126/4   SB Styris 18* (33b 3x4)   FH Edwards 8.2-1-36-0

36.3

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

New Zealand 130/4   SB Styris 22* (34b 4x4)   FH Edwards 8.3-1-40-0

38.1

Edwards to Astle, FOUR, wide outside the off stump, Astle gets an edge

New Zealand 135/4   NJ Astle 46* (52b 9x4)   FH Edwards 9.1-1-44-0

38.2

Edwards to Astle, FOUR, Fifty! wide of off stump, Astle slahsed it hard, ball flies over slips

New Zealand 139/4   NJ Astle 50* (53b 10x4)   FH Edwards 9.2-1-48-0

39.5

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

New Zealand 144/5   BB McCullum 4* (3b 1x4)   DR Smith 8.5-1-28-1

40.3

Edwards to McCullum, FOUR, good length but wide of the off stump, McCullum gets an edge

New Zealand 149/5   BB McCullum 8* (6b 2x4)   FH Edwards 10.3-1-54-0

41.1

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

New Zealand 154/5   BB McCullum 13* (9b 3x4)   DR Smith 9.1-1-32-1

41.4

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

New Zealand 160/5   BB McCullum 19* (12b 4x4)   DR Smith 9.4-1-38-1

42.2

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

New Zealand 166/5   SB Styris 27* (49b 5x4)   FH Edwards 11.2-1-61-0

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)   FH Edwards 12-1-65-0

44.4

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

New Zealand 176/6   DL Vettori 4* (8b 1x4)   IDR Bradshaw 13.4-2-33-2

45.2

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

New Zealand 180/6   SB Styris 36* (57b 7x4)   DR Smith 11.2-2-42-2

46.1

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

New Zealand 185/6   SB Styris 41* (60b 8x4)   IDR Bradshaw 14.1-2-37-2

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

New Zealand 189/6   SB Styris 45* (61b 9x4)   IDR Bradshaw 14.2-2-41-2

46.3

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

New Zealand 193/6   SB Styris 49* (62b 10x4)   IDR Bradshaw 14.3-2-45-2

49.1

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

New Zealand 205/7   SB Styris 54* (67b 11x4)   DR Smith 13.1-2-50-3

52.3

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

New Zealand 215/7   JEC Franklin 5* (23b 1x4)   IDR Bradshaw 17.3-3-50-2

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

New Zealand 237/7   SB Styris 71* (86b 12x4)   FH Edwards 14.1-1-75-0

63.2

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

New Zealand 247/8   SB Styris 78* (97b 13x4)   IDR Bradshaw 22.2-3-62-2

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

New Zealand 257/8   SB Styris 88* (99b 14x4 1x6)   IDR Bradshaw 22.4-3-72-2

68.2

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

New Zealand 275/9   SB Styris 103* (118b 15x4 2x6)   CH Gayle 4.2-0-10-2
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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