New Zealand in India ODI Series - 5th ODI

India v New Zealand

India won by 8 wickets (with 173 balls remaining)

0.5

Kumar to How, no run, gets across and tucks this incoming delivery towards midwicket

0.6

Kumar to How, no run, pitches it fuller and strikes him on the pads with the angle as he misses the attempted flick, but that was sliding down leg

New Zealand 0/1   JM How 0* (2b)

2.2

Kumar to How, no run, straight as you get, in the channel close to off, goes back and plays it to PK

2.3

Kumar to How, no run, now How looks to give the charge, PK is wise to it, shortens the length considerably, he can only push it back down the track

2.4

Kumar to How, no run, the one that zips away from around off, but a touch short this time, he goes on the back foot and plays it out to mid off

2.5

Kumar to How, no run, pegging him on the back foot with that short of a good length on the stumps, defended down the pitch

2.6

Kumar to How, no run, on middle and leg this time, played out to midwicket to end another tight over from PK

New Zealand 14/1   JM How 0* (7b)

4.1

Kumar to How, no run, good control from PK, pitches it full around off stump, How gets right forward to defend

4.2

Kumar to How, 1 run, squares him up with a length delivery that straightens, but the leading edge goes into the gap at covers

4.5

Kumar to How, FOUR, gets some rare width now, and cuts into the gap between cover and point for a boundary

4.6

Kumar to How, no run, PK goes back to the wicket-to-wicket stuff, and How pushes it back off the front foot

New Zealand 24/2   JM How 5* (11b 1x4)

6.1

Kumar to How, no run, PK continues to give nothing away, as another one in the corridor outside off is pushed down to mid on

6.2

Kumar to How, no run, good bowling, pitches it further up looking for the swing, he gets forward and drives to mid off

6.3

Kumar to How, no run, goes shortish this time, punched off the back foot towards mid off

6.4

Kumar to How, FOUR, rare bad delivery from PK, on the pads, and clipped away in a flash in front of square for a boundary

6.5

Kumar to How, no run, PK goes back to the nagging line around off stump, he gets right forward and defends

6.6

Kumar to How, no run, coming in with the angle on middle stump, pushed down to mid on off the back foot

New Zealand 32/3   JM How 9* (17b 2x4)

8.6

Kumar to How, 1 wide, PK strays down the leg side looking for that angle in to the batsman

8.6

Kumar to How, no run, watchfully forward in defence is How, and short extra cover fields

New Zealand 39/3   JM How 9* (18b 2x4)

9.5

Nehra to How, no run, bows it fuller outside off stump, he gets forward and defends

9.6

Nehra to How, 1 wide, Nehra tries to do a Taylor on How, but gets the short delivery too far down leg even as Jamie misses on the pull, don't ask me how

9.6

Nehra to How, FOUR, elegant on drive from How, and the overpitched delivery races away through midwicket for a boundary all along the carpet

New Zealand 47/3   JM How 13* (20b 3x4)

10.5

Kumar to How, FOUR, PK bowls another short one, and he goes for the pull, and gets it behind deep square for a boundary

10.6

Kumar to How, no run, better stuff from PK, on the stumps, defended off the back foot

New Zealand 54/3   JM How 17* (22b 4x4)

11.4

MM Patel to How, no run, better from Munaf, back of a length in the channel outside off, left alone

11.5

MM Patel to How, no run, punched off the back foot, Yuvraj gets to his right from extra cover and fields

11.6

MM Patel to How, no run, watches this one outside off stump closely, and leaves it alone in the end

New Zealand 59/3   JM How 17* (25b 4x4)

13.1

MM Patel to How, no run, driven powerfully off the front foot, but straight to mid off

13.2

MM Patel to How, no run, touch shorter from Munaf, head on top of the ball as he defends

13.3

MM Patel to How, no run, creamed on one knee but cannot beat Kohli at backward point, he is striking them crisply

13.4

MM Patel to How, no run, gets forward and drives to Rohit at short extra cover this time

13.5

MM Patel to How, no run, straightens a touch from just around off stump, he goes back to defend

13.6

MM Patel to How, 2 runs, drives in the gap this time, but there is the man on the sweeper boundary and he keeps them to a couple

New Zealand 61/3   JM How 19* (31b 4x4)

14.2

Ashwin to How, no run, reaches out and defends back to Ashwin

14.3

Ashwin to How, 1 run, sweeps again, along the ground this time to deep square

14.6

Ashwin to How, no run, the carrom ball arrives, and produces a leading edge as it turns away a touch from leg stump, but the ball falls well short of extra cover, he was playing for the turn

New Zealand 66/3   JM How 20* (34b 4x4)

15.2

MM Patel to How, no run, gets to the pitch of this fuller delivery and drives to short extra cover

15.3

MM Patel to How, no run, lovely delivery, he went for the drive again, but it shaped away off the seam, and beat him completely, Parthiv grimaces

15.4

MM Patel to How, no run, taps it towards mid on and looks for the single, but Nehra is quickly get to the ball, and they decide against the run

15.5

MM Patel to How, 1 run, gets a thick outside edge to third man

New Zealand 68/3   JM How 21* (38b 4x4)

16.1

Ashwin to How, 1 run, more turn for Ashwin, but too short, and helped away down to fine leg

New Zealand 69/3   JM How 22* (39b 4x4)

17.1

Yuvraj Singh to How, no run, steered to third man off the back foot

17.2

Yuvraj Singh to How, 1 run, nicely flighted but on leg stump, driven down to long on

17.5

Yuvraj Singh to How, OUT, he's bowled 'em, it pitched on off stump, he tried to go back and work it on the leg side, it straightened and beat the waft to crash in to the off stump, Yuvraj strikes in his first over, he got in to a very awkward position in the end and was in the air as he played the shot

JM How b Yuvraj Singh 23 (75m 42b 4x4 0x6) SR: 54.76

New Zealand 71/4   JM How 23 (42b 4x4)
Series Results
India v New Zealand at Chennai - Dec 10, 2010
India won by 8 wickets (with 173 balls remaining)
India v New Zealand at Bangalore - Dec 7, 2010
India won by 5 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
India v New Zealand at Vadodara - Dec 4, 2010
India won by 9 wickets (with 63 balls remaining)
India v New Zealand at Jaipur - Dec 1, 2010
India won by 8 wickets (with 42 balls remaining)
India v New Zealand at Guwahati - Nov 28, 2010
India won by 40 runs
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Photos

Dec 10, 2010

India are all smiles after making a clean sweep, India v New Zealand, 5th ODI, Chennai, December 10, 2010

India are all smiles after making a clean sweep

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Dec 10, 2010

India celebrates their 5-0 victory in the ODI series against New Zealand, 5th ODI, Chennai, December 10, 2010

India celebrates their 5-0 victory in the ODI series against New Zealand

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