Compaq Cup - 2nd match

India v New Zealand

India won by 6 wickets (with 57 balls remaining)

1.1

Singh to McCullum, no run, Two-left arm seamers sharing the new ball. RP gets the ball full and on the middle and off line, pushed back down the track

1.2

Singh to McCullum, no run, lands outside leg, moves in a touch, McCullum tries to clip it through the on side ,misses and is struck on the pad

1.3

Singh to McCullum, no run, length delivery on the middle and off line, McCullum stays back to punch it down to mid-on. NZ won the toss and chose to bat on a dry slow wicket

1.4

Singh to McCullum, no run, fuller, straightening on the middle, trying to get the lbw decision, McCullum takes out the front leg from the way, brings his bat in front in a hurry to keep it out

1.5

Singh to McCullum, no run, length delivery moving towards off stump, pushed towards mid-on

1.6

Singh to McCullum, 1 leg bye, good delivery; the best of the lot so far. It nipped back in sharply, took McCullum by surprise and hit the pad but it was going down leg side. Stifled appeal from the Indians.

New Zealand 2/1   RP Singh 1-1-0-0

3.1

Singh to Taylor, FOUR, almost caught at square-leg. It held its line on the leg and middle line, Taylor was getting too much across, fell over a touch, got his bat around the front pad and some how manages to wrist it past the lunging Yusuf Pathan

3.2

Singh to Taylor, no run, fuller, looking for that lbw again, Taylor drives to mid-on

3.3

Singh to Taylor, no run, swings in a touch, moves in to hit the pad but clearly going down the leg side

3.4

Singh to Taylor, no run, in the channel outside off stump, goes past the outside edge and Dhoni, the wicketkeeper, collects

3.5

Singh to Taylor, no run, another one in the zone, Taylor looks initially to play at it before withdrawing his bat inside the line.

3.6

Singh to Taylor, FOUR, edged but it falls short of Sachin at first slip. Another full delivery angling away, Taylor pushes at it and nicks it to the left of the diving SRT who couldn't stop it from running away to the boundary

New Zealand 13/2   RP Singh 2-1-8-0

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

5.2

Singh to Taylor, no run, gets forward to push a length delivery to mid-off

5.3

Singh to Taylor, 2 runs, There is the Taylor swat that we have come to expect from him. He picked the full length delivery from outside off and went for the big across-the-line swing and edges it past square-leg

5.4

Singh to Taylor, no run, short in length, moving outside off stump, guided to backward point where DKarthik makes the stop

5.5

Singh to Taylor, OUT, NZ continue to wobble here. Taylor has been nicked out. It landed short of length and left Taylor who pushed at it; he did try to withdraw his bat at the last minute but it was too late by then. Edge and gone. Dhoni lunged to his right to collect that.

LRPL Taylor c †Dhoni b Singh 11 (15m 15b 2x4 0x6) SR: 73.33

5.6

Singh to Elliott, no run, lands on a length around off stump and moves away, left alone

New Zealand 19/3   RP Singh 3-1-13-1

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   RP Singh 4-2-13-1

12.1

Singh to Elliott, no run, stands tall to punch a back-of-length delivery to Raina at cover

12.2

Singh to Elliott, no run, full pitched on the middle stump line, driven to Harbhajan at mid-on

12.3

Singh to Elliott, no run, a touch slower, full around the off stump, defended to the covers

12.4

Singh to Elliott, 1 run, short in length, on the middle and leg line, jabbed close to the on side for a run

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   RP Singh 5-2-15-1

35.1

Singh to Mills, no run, short in length, on the middle and leg, turned straight to midwicket

35.2

Singh to Mills, no run, a touch short in length outside off, dabbed away to backward point

35.3

Singh to Mills, 1 run, on the leg and middle, nurdled to Nehra at fine-leg

35.4

Singh to Vettori, 1 run, short in length, bounces outside off, cut down right of backward point where D Karthik makes a diving half-stop

35.5

Singh to Mills, no run, short in length, around off stump, pushed to the off side

35.6

Singh to Mills, no run, back of length, guided to backward point. No run.

New Zealand 131/7   RP Singh 6-2-17-1

37.1

Singh to Vettori, no run, homing in on the off stump, full in length, pushed to Tendulkar at mid-on

37.2

Singh to Vettori, no run, fires in a bouncer around off stump, Vettori tries to pull but doesn't connect

37.3

Singh to Vettori, no run, a touch slower, full, mistimes the drive to right of RP who makes a half-stop.

37.4

Singh to Vettori, no run, short in length, on the off and middle, chopped down to backward point

37.5

Singh to Vettori, 1 wide, down the leg side, gets past the attempted glance

37.5

Singh to Vettori, 1 run, back of length around off stump, punched to deepish mid-off

37.6

Singh to Mills, OUT, No 8. It was a short-of-length delivery moving away from Mills who tried to punch it through the off side but ended up dragging it back to his stumps. It can happen on a slow track such as this. Gary Kirsten applauds from the dressing room.

KD Mills b Singh 6 (22m 20b 0x4 0x6) SR: 30.00

New Zealand 134/8   RP Singh 7-2-19-2

45.1

Singh to Bond, 1 run, picks it from the off stump and turns it to square-leg

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

45.6

Singh to Bond, 1 run, slower one, Bond shuffles to wrist it from around the off stump past midwicket

New Zealand 154/9   RP Singh 8-2-22-2
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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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