Compaq Cup - 2nd match

India v New Zealand

India won by 6 wickets (with 57 balls remaining)

38.2

Yuvraj Singh to Butler, no run, drifts in to strike the pad on the leg stump line, going down ...

38.3

Yuvraj Singh to Butler, no run, on the off stump, tries to punch it to the off side, edges it to the midwicket

38.4

Yuvraj Singh to Butler, no run, flighted across, slower in the air, edges the drive to the on side

38.5

Yuvraj Singh to Butler, no run, quickish, dabs to the on side

38.6

Yuvraj Singh to Butler, 1 run, from slightly round-arm action, flighted on the off stump, squeezed off the outer edge to left of backward point

New Zealand 136/8   IG Butler 1* (5b)

39.1

Harbhajan Singh to Butler, no run, flighted outside off stump, turned to short midwicket

39.2

Harbhajan Singh to Butler, no run, spins in from outside off, bounces as well, beats the defensive prod to hit the pad high

39.3

Harbhajan Singh to Butler, no run, goes back to push the off break back to the bowler

39.4

Harbhajan Singh to Butler, 3 runs, a tad quicker, outside off stump, holds its line, short in length, punched to deep-point region for three runs

New Zealand 139/8   IG Butler 4* (9b)

40.2

Sharma to Butler, no run, high bouncer and Butler sways away from the line.

40.3

Sharma to Butler, no run, Butler is standing outside the crease and so, Ishant fires in another short-pitched delivery, swayed away

40.4

Sharma to Butler, no run, full in length, outside off stump, left alone

40.5

Sharma to Butler, no run, full in length, driven to mid-on

40.6

Sharma to Butler, no run, slower one outside off stump, pushed to cover

New Zealand 141/8   IG Butler 4* (14b)

41.2

Nehra to Butler, no run, lifting delivery angling away from Butler who allows it to pass through to Dhoni

41.3

Nehra to Butler, no run, ooh .. another short delivery, well-directed bouncer, face-high, and Butler manages to yank his head away from the line

41.4

Nehra to Butler, no run, full delivery, goes for the drive, edges but it falls short of a diving Dhoni

41.5

Nehra to Butler, no run, full and outside off stump, checks his drive and the ball goes to cover

41.6

Nehra to Butler, no run, chest-high short delivery. Butler does well again to leave it; he drops his wrists, gets his bat out of the way as he sways away

New Zealand 142/8   IG Butler 4* (19b)

42.5

Sharma to Butler, no run, rushes through the off stump channel, from back of length, tries to guide it to third man but misses it completely

42.6

Sharma to Butler, no run, short in length, cuts back in, runs off the inner edge to left of Dhoni

New Zealand 143/9   IG Butler 4* (21b)

44.1

Sharma to Butler, 1 run, slower one, fullish, tapped to the off side

44.4

Sharma to Butler, no run, charges down the track and has a big swing but fails to connect

44.5

Sharma to Butler, no run, on a length, on the off stump, pushed towards extra cover

44.6

Sharma to Butler, no run, short in length, just outside off, chopped off the inner edge to the keeper

New Zealand 151/9   IG Butler 5* (25b)

45.2

Singh to Butler, no run, just outside off stump, dabbed to DK at backward point

45.3

Singh to Butler, no run, rushes down the track,. RP hurls it shorter, a big swing and a miss results

45.4

Singh to Butler, no run, full pitched, on the leg stump line, hits the pad .. lbw appeal but it perhaps pitched just outside leg

45.5

Singh to Butler, 1 run, full again, driven hard straight to Bond who couldn't jump out of the way and it ricochets off his left boot for a single

New Zealand 153/9   IG Butler 6* (29b)

46.2

Nehra to Butler, no run, big swing and a miss. It was the slower one, Butler was early into the big shot across the line.

46.3

Nehra to Butler, OUT, India need 156 to win. It was the bouncer, Butler tries to upper cut it to third man but succeeds in lobbing a dolly to cover!

IG Butler c Harbhajan Singh b Nehra 6 (41m 31b 0x4 0x6) SR: 19.35

New Zealand 155/10   IG Butler 6 (31b)
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Sep 11, 2009

Ashish Nehra was the Man of the Match for his 3 for 24, India v New Zealand, 2nd match, Compaq Cup, Colombo, September 11, 2009

Ashish Nehra was the Man of the Match for his 3 for 24

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Sep 11, 2009

MS Dhoni is presented with the winning team's cheque, India v New Zealand, 2nd match, Compaq Cup, Colombo, September 11, 2009

MS Dhoni is presented with the winning team's cheque

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