Compaq Cup - 2nd match

India v New Zealand

India won by 6 wickets (with 57 balls remaining)

0.4

Nehra to Guptill, no run, full in length, on the off stump line, Guptill pushes it out to the off side

0.5

Nehra to Guptill, no run, around that off stump again, Guptill leans forward to push it towards mid-off

0.6

Nehra to Guptill, no run, just outside off, moving away, defended to point

New Zealand 1/1   MJ Guptill 0* (3b)

2.5

Nehra to Guptill, no run, leans forward to defend the length delivery to the off side.

2.6

Nehra to Guptill, no run, beaten outside off stump. It was a delivery angling away from him and he flirts with it.

New Zealand 5/2   MJ Guptill 0* (5b)

4.1

Nehra to Guptill, no run, goes right back to defend to the off side

4.2

Nehra to Guptill, no run, fuller, outside off stump, left alone. NZ are wobbling here at 13 for 2.

4.3

Nehra to Guptill, 1 run, this one straightens on the off and middle line - another nagging fine delivery from Nehra - and it runs off the inner edge past square-leg. Nehra has been getting the ball to skid

New Zealand 14/2   MJ Guptill 1* (8b)

5.1

Singh to Guptill, 3 runs, on the leg and middle line, Guptill holds his balance and clips the ball through midwicket for three runs

New Zealand 17/2   MJ Guptill 4* (9b)

6.1

Nehra to Guptill, FOUR, Wallop! Lovely pull from the happy hooker. Guptill rocked back to pull the short delivery through wide midwicket region

6.2

Nehra to Guptill, 1 run, pushed right of point and runs with the shot. DKarthik swoops on the ball and has a shy at the non-striker's end

New Zealand 24/3   MJ Guptill 9* (11b 1x4)

7.1

Singh to Guptill, no run, lands on the leg and middle line, moves in, Guptill is squared-up by that and squeezes the ball off the outer edge to backward point

7.2

Singh to Guptill, no run, full and outside off, left alone

7.3

Singh to Guptill, no run, leans across to defend the length delivery to the off side. Sachin in the first slip and Dravid at a wide almost fourth slip position

7.4

Singh to Guptill, no run, hangs back to punch the back-of-length delivery to mid-off

7.5

Singh to Guptill, no run, short of length, around off stump, pushed out to covers. He was bowling a touch fuller length but in the last over or so has retreated to back of a length.

7.6

Singh to Guptill, no run, pushes it fuller, outside off, in the channel outside off, left alone

New Zealand 26/3   MJ Guptill 9* (17b 1x4)

8.2

Nehra to Guptill, no run, short in length, moving towards the off stump, defended to the off side

8.3

Nehra to Guptill, no run, fuller, lands on the middle and leg, moves towards middle, pushed back to Nehra

8.4

Nehra to Guptill, no run, beaten outside off stump. It curved away with the left-armer's angle, and the batsman hung his bat away from the body but luckily, for him, the ball rushed past the outside edge

8.5

Nehra to Guptill, 2 runs, fuller, he didn't quite get on to the front foot but just lunged across at the last minute to drive it through covers

8.6

Nehra to Guptill, 1 run, on the middle and leg, stays back to work it through wide midwicket

New Zealand 30/3   MJ Guptill 12* (22b 1x4)

9.1

Sharma to Guptill, no run, Two slips watch as IShant bowls a full delivery on the off stump line, defended towards the off side.

9.2

Sharma to Guptill, no run, full in length again , pushed to mid-on. He usually hits the short of length but has suffered in the limited overs cricket in the recent months. He has started by hitting the full length here.

9.3

Sharma to Guptill, no run, back of length, just outside off, holds its line, left alone

9.4

Sharma to Guptill, no run, 130.8 kmph, full length delivery outside off stump, straightens outside off, left alone

9.5

Sharma to Guptill, no run, leans forward, gets behind the line to defend the length delivery to off side.

9.6

Sharma to Guptill, no run, full in length, just outside off stump, stays in that region, left alone and Dhoni collects

New Zealand 30/3   MJ Guptill 12* (28b 1x4)

10.5

Nehra to Guptill, no run, Just one slip now. Guptill goes right back, takes care not to get squared-up as he defends to the off side of the pitch

10.6

Nehra to Guptill, no run, fuller, on the middle stump line, defended to the off side

New Zealand 33/3   MJ Guptill 12* (30b 1x4)

11.4

Sharma to Guptill, 1 run, just outside off stump, holds its line, squeezed down to third-man region

New Zealand 37/3   MJ Guptill 13* (31b 1x4)

12.5

Singh to Guptill, no run, fullish, on the middle and off, driven to Harbhajan at mid-on. Harbhajan spits and polishes the ball.

12.6

Singh to Guptill, 1 run, around 129 kmph delivery, on the middle and leg line, stops on the batsman, deflected wide of midwicket fielder for a single

New Zealand 40/3   MJ Guptill 14* (33b 1x4)

13.1

Sharma to Guptill, FOUR, overpitched on the middle, Guptill leans forward to ease it past the diving mid-on fielder.

13.2

Sharma to Guptill, no run, hits the length this time, just outside off stump, steered to backward point

13.3

Sharma to Guptill, no run, short in length, around the off stump, defended to the off side

13.4

Sharma to Guptill, FOUR, Edged but well clear of the lone slip fielder in Tendulkar. It straightened outside off stump, off the good length, stabbed off the outer edge and it runs down to the boundary.

13.5

Sharma to Guptill, no run, even fuller, around the off and middle line - clearly Ishant has changed his natural length for this pitch - driven to cover

13.6

Sharma to Guptill, no run, short in length, homing in on the off stump, defended compactly out to the off side

New Zealand 48/3   MJ Guptill 22* (39b 3x4)

14.4

Yuvraj Singh to Guptill, no run, floated outside off stump, guided to backward point

14.5

Yuvraj Singh to Guptill, no run, slower through the air, on a length outside off, tapped to backward point again

14.6

Yuvraj Singh to Guptill, OUT, Yuvraj strikes in his first over. Fine catch by Rahul at first slip. It was pushed through around off stump, turned a touch and Guptill stabbed it low to left of Rahul who makes a sharp catch look very easy

MJ Guptill c Dravid b Yuvraj Singh 22 (66m 42b 3x4 0x6) SR: 52.38

New Zealand 51/4   MJ Guptill 22 (42b 3x4)
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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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