New Zealand in India ODI Series - 5th ODI

India v New Zealand

India won by 8 wickets (with 173 balls remaining)

12.1

Ashwin to Styris, no run, flights it on the off stump, gets some turn, off the pads and rolls away in the leg side

12.2

Ashwin to Styris, no run, turns into the batsman from off again, played down near leg slip

12.3

Ashwin to Styris, no run, gets forward and plays with the turn to midwicket

12.4

Ashwin to Styris, no run, sharp turn for Ashwin, they appeal for the catch as it lobs up to leg slip, but it came off the pads

12.5

Ashwin to Styris, no run, pushed back to the bowler

12.6

Ashwin to Styris, no run, he is having some issues with the turn, lunges forward and is hit on the body as it comes in from outside off, good start from Ashwin

New Zealand 59/3   R Ashwin 1-1-0-0

14.1

Ashwin to Styris, 1 run, sweeps from way outside off stump, gets a top edge that falls well short of the man at deep square leg

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

14.4

Ashwin to Styris, 2 runs, drives with the turn wide of Tiwary at long on for a couple, neatly done

14.5

Ashwin to Styris, 1 run, turns in sharply from around off stump, worked away down to fine leg

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   R Ashwin 2-1-5-0

16.1

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

16.2

Ashwin to Styris, no run, he is getting prodigious turn, and some bounce too this time, loops up in the air, but no one at short leg

16.3

Ashwin to Styris, no run, another one goes in the air in the direction of short leg

16.4

Ashwin to Styris, no run, loud appeal for leg before, but he was struck outside the line of off as he missed out on the sweep

16.5

Ashwin to Styris, no run, played back to the bowler

16.6

Ashwin to Styris, no run, bounces big on the batsman who goes across and keeps it down near the stumps

New Zealand 69/3   R Ashwin 3-1-6-0

18.1

Ashwin to Styris, 1 run, picked from outside off and driven with the turn to long on

18.2

Ashwin to Franklin, 1 run, cut away to the man on the sweeper boundary

18.3

Ashwin to Styris, no run, in trouble again with the turn as he presses forward outside off stump and is hit on the body

18.4

Ashwin to Styris, OUT, Ashwin gets one this time! Styris looked to belatedly sweep this fuller one into the leg side, missed the line and was hit bang in front of the stumps, the umpire had not doubt about that one, New Zealand are tottering now

SB Styris lbw b Ashwin 24 (56m 45b 2x4 0x6) SR: 53.33

18.5

Ashwin to Elliott, no run, turned in sharply and almost slipped through the gap between bat and pad as Elliott pressed forward outside off stump

18.6

Ashwin to Elliott, no run, gets to the pitch and defends out towards slip this time

New Zealand 73/5   R Ashwin 4-1-8-1

20.1

Ashwin to Franklin, no run, on off stump, defended off the back foot

20.2

Ashwin to Franklin, 1 run, full toss driven down to long off

20.3

Ashwin to Vettori, no run, Dan goes for the sweep to a fuller one, and the ball rolls away in front of square

20.4

Ashwin to Vettori, 1 run, plays it to the left of mid off and the single is easily taken

20.5

Ashwin to Franklin, no run, excellent seam position and the ball spins away from off stump, lovely delivery

20.6

Ashwin to Franklin, no run, played back to the bowler

New Zealand 78/6   R Ashwin 5-1-10-1

22.1

Ashwin to Vettori, no run, turning away from round the stumps, hit in the air but wide of the man at forward short leg

22.2

Ashwin to Vettori, 3 runs, goes for a half-hearted sweep and the top edge flies fine down the leg side

22.3

Ashwin to Franklin, no run, nicely flighted around off but he leaves it alone even as it turns away

22.4

Ashwin to Franklin, 2 runs, gets forward and opens the face of the bat to run it past slip, partly intentional that

22.5

Ashwin to Franklin, 2 runs, sweeps in the air just over the man at square leg, Nehra rushes across from fine leg, finds he has overrun the ball, and adjusts awkwardly to stop it near the ropes

22.6

Ashwin to Franklin, no run, turning and bouncing outside off stump, left alone

New Zealand 90/6   R Ashwin 6-1-17-1

24.1

Ashwin to Franklin, no run, tosses it up, Franklin defends off the front foot

24.2

Ashwin to Franklin, no run, shorter this time, punched away towards extra cover, and the ball rolls away towards point

24.3

Ashwin to Franklin, SIX, goes for the slog sweep and connects well, all the way over deep midwicket for a six, welcome runs for New Zealand

24.4

Ashwin to Franklin, no run, pushed to point off the front foot

24.5

Ashwin to Franklin, no run, played out off the back foot in to the off side

24.6

Ashwin to Franklin, no run, stays in the crease and steers it to point

New Zealand 98/7   R Ashwin 7-1-23-1

26.1

Ashwin to Franklin, 1 run, whipped away off the back foot down to long on, he is bowling it a touch short here

26.2

Ashwin to Mills, no run, the carrom ball, turns away and rushes through past the outside edge as he pushes forward outside off stump

26.3

Ashwin to Mills, no run, this one turns in sharply, and he takes it high on the pad

26.4

Ashwin to Mills, OUT, another carrom ball, tossed up for the drive around off stump, Mills does but straight to Tiwary at extra cover, second one for Ashwin

KD Mills c Tiwary b Ashwin 4 (5m 7b 1x4 0x6) SR: 57.14

26.5

Ashwin to Southee, no run, one more carrom ball, bang on middle stump, patted back to the bowler

26.6

Ashwin to Southee, OUT, it's all over for New Zealand, this one was turning in on leg stump, bounced a bit, Southee failed to keep it down, and Rohit at forward short leg took a sharp catch, the Indians are delighted

TG Southee c Sharma b Ashwin 0 (1m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

New Zealand 103/10   R Ashwin 8-1-24-3
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India won by 8 wickets (with 173 balls remaining)
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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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