Bangladesh tour of New Zealand, Only Test: New Zealand v Bangladesh at Hamilton, Feb 15-19, 2010
15,16,17,18,19 February 2010 (5-day match)
  • Overs 1-50
  • Overs 51-100
  • Overs 101-150
50.1

Shafiul Islam to McCullum, no run, into a good channel finds a solid looking backfoot defence

50.2

Shafiul Islam to McCullum, FOUR, round the wicket this time but smashed through the covers off the front foor. slightly in the air but great placement

50.3

Shafiul Islam to McCullum, 1 run, back of a length worked into the off side for an easy single

50.4

Shafiul Islam to Guptill, no run, short and wide but no timing as it dribbles to cover

50.5

Shafiul Islam to Guptill, 1 run, nicely controlled pull shot for a single to the man at deep square

50.6

Shafiul Islam to McCullum, no run, back over the wicket to McCullum hitting a good area forcing the batsman back

End of over 51 (6 runs) New Zealand 195/5

    • BB McCullum 22 (28b 4x4)
    • MJ Guptill 53 (94b 7x4)
    • Shafiul Islam 16-1-54-1
51.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, no run, angling into the pads with a suggestion of a bat pad opportunity

51.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, no run, bit of turn this time

51.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, no run, fuller ball punched to mid on for no result

51.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, no run, frustrating the batsman outside off as he can get no timing

51.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, no run

51.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, no run, too straight to finish the over but cant get away to end a good maiden

End of over 52 (maiden) New Zealand 195/5

    • MJ Guptill 53 (100b 7x4)
    • BB McCullum 22 (28b 4x4)
    • Shakib Al Hasan 13-4-23-1
52.1

Shahadat Hossain to McCullum, no run, very good start for Shahadat as he extracts a little seam movement to square up the batsman

52.2

Shahadat Hossain to McCullum, no run, shorter this time with a good save by the man in gully

52.3

Shahadat Hossain to McCullum, 2 runs, angling into the pads worked nicely through midwicket

52.4

Shahadat Hossain to McCullum, no run, full again but better line hit straight to mid on

52.5

Shahadat Hossain to McCullum, 2 runs, into the pads again to give an easy two down to backward square

52.6

Shahadat Hossain to McCullum, no run, further down the leg side this time into the gloves of the keeper moving nicely

End of over 53 (4 runs) New Zealand 199/5

    • BB McCullum 26 (34b 4x4)
    • MJ Guptill 53 (100b 7x4)
    • Shahadat Hossain 10-1-59-0
53.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, no run, little wider gets the batsman pushing to point

53.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, no run, back onto the familiar middle stump line

53.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, no run, little straighter worked to mid wicket

53.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, no run, given good air draws out a false shot landed just in front of mid off

53.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, no run, short and wide but a good piece of fielding at point from Ashraful ensures no addition to the score

53.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, no run

End of over 54 (maiden) New Zealand 199/5

    • MJ Guptill 53 (106b 7x4)
    • BB McCullum 26 (34b 4x4)
    • Shakib Al Hasan 14-5-23-1
54.1

Shahadat Hossain to McCullum, 1 run, easy push from a full ball out to the point sweeper brings up the NZ 200

54.2

Shahadat Hossain to Guptill, 1 run, back of a length nicely controlled through point

54.3

Shahadat Hossain to McCullum, 1 run, another single as a short ball on the hip is rolled down to fine leg

54.4

Shahadat Hossain to Guptill, 1 run, full ball driven into extra cover beating the man there to pick up the 4th single in the over

54.5

Shahadat Hossain to McCullum, no run, short ball with no real pace behind it easily dropped down into the off side

54.6

Shahadat Hossain to McCullum, no run, short ball again chopped into the ground

End of over 55 (4 runs) New Zealand 203/5

    • BB McCullum 28 (38b 4x4)
    • MJ Guptill 55 (108b 7x4)
    • Shahadat Hossain 11-1-63-0
55.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, no run, full ball angled into leg stump pushed to mid on

55.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, no run, middle stump line played back down the wicket

55.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, no run, thoughts of a single as the ball played up to mid on but sensibly none taken

55.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, no run, better line this time

55.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, 1 run, single taken as the ball squirts from outside the off stump to the leg side

55.6

Shakib Al Hasan to McCullum, no run, a ball slightly wider of off stumps gets the batsman lunging forward and pushing into the off side

End of over 56 (1 run) New Zealand 204/5

    • BB McCullum 28 (39b 4x4)
    • MJ Guptill 56 (113b 7x4)
    • Shakib Al Hasan 15-5-24-1
56.1

Shahadat Hossain to Guptill, no run, demanding line forces a solid front foot defence

56.2

Shahadat Hossain to Guptill, no run, another ball in a very good area played into the covers defensively

56.3

Shahadat Hossain to Guptill, no run, third ball in a row focusing on the top of off stump. Giving the batsman no room to move

56.4

Shahadat Hossain to Guptill, FOUR, overpitched and superbly driven back passed the stumps to bring up the 50 partnership

56.5

Shahadat Hossain to Guptill, no run, shorter ball has the batsman standing tall but cant pierce the now stacked off side field

56.6

Shahadat Hossain to Guptill, 1 run, finds the gap at point this time as Guptill opens the face and pushes off the back foot

End of over 57 (5 runs) New Zealand 209/5

    • MJ Guptill 61 (119b 8x4)
    • BB McCullum 28 (39b 4x4)
    • Shahadat Hossain 12-1-68-0
57.1

Mahmudullah to Guptill, 1 run, flat and short easily rolled down to deep backward square

57.2

Mahmudullah to McCullum, 2 runs, short again and great running allows two out to square leg

57.3

Mahmudullah to McCullum, no run, better line this time as the ball goes into the keepers gloves

57.4

Mahmudullah to McCullum, no run, straighter this time

57.5

Mahmudullah to McCullum, no run, gives the ball some air and mccullum gets to it on the full but cant get passed mid off

57.6

Mahmudullah to McCullum, no run, stretching forward keeps the ball along the ground to cover

Match State: Tea - Day 1 two key wickets fell in that session which will please the Bangladesh side but they will feel they could not maintain the pressure as runs were leaked easily. See you in 20 minutes for the final session

End of over 58 (3 runs) New Zealand 212/5

    • BB McCullum 30 (44b 4x4)
    • MJ Guptill 62 (120b 8x4)
    • Mahmudullah 1-0-3-0
58.1

Rubel Hossain to Guptill, no run, back of a length attempted to be pushed through the gap at point but cant beat the man in the covers

58.2

Rubel Hossain to Guptill, no run, back of a length again at good pace forced into the off side

58.3

Rubel Hossain to Guptill, no run, full and straight with a hint of away swing as it is dug out from infront of the stumps

58.4

Rubel Hossain to Guptill, no run, fine area there draws the batsman forward

58.5

Rubel Hossain to Guptill, 1 run, quick single taken into the covers

58.6

Rubel Hossain to McCullum, no run, good finish to the over getting in close to the stumps bowling wicket-to-wicket

End of over 59 (1 run) New Zealand 213/5

    • BB McCullum 30 (45b 4x4)
    • MJ Guptill 63 (125b 8x4)
    • Rubel Hossain 13-0-57-3
59.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, no run, immediately back onto his area

59.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, 1 run, drifting into the pads catches the inside edge and runs down to deep backward square

59.3

Shakib Al Hasan to McCullum, no run, too straight again but cant beat the man at square leg

59.4

Shakib Al Hasan to McCullum, 1 run, further down leg this time easily worked for a single

59.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, no run, better line outside off

59.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, no run, finishes the over well on a line just outside off

End of over 60 (2 runs) New Zealand 215/5

    • MJ Guptill 64 (129b 8x4)
    • BB McCullum 31 (47b 4x4)
    • Shakib Al Hasan 16-5-26-1
60.1

Rubel Hossain to McCullum, 1 run, full and straight squeezed down to backward square

60.2

Rubel Hossain to Guptill, no run, forces the batsman onto the back foot and punched into the covers

60.3

Rubel Hossain to Guptill, 1 run, angling into the pads giving an easy single out to square leg

60.4

Rubel Hossain to McCullum, 2 runs, full and wide played through the cover field, just cut off before the boundary

60.5

Rubel Hossain to McCullum, FOUR, short ball nicely tucked too square for the gully fielder and too fine for the point sweeper, good control

60.6

Rubel Hossain to McCullum, FOUR, in the air this time but the same placement and the same result

End of over 61 (12 runs) New Zealand 227/5

    • BB McCullum 42 (51b 6x4)
    • MJ Guptill 65 (131b 8x4)
    • Rubel Hossain 14-0-69-3
61.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, no run, middle stump line demanding a solid forward defensive

61.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, no run, full and straight again

61.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, no run, getting more legside-ish but unable to pick up one

61.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, 1 run, nicely shaped drive to mid off for a quick single

61.5

Shakib Al Hasan to McCullum, no run, good drift into the off stump forcing the batsman forward

61.6

Shakib Al Hasan to McCullum, no run, better length makes it more uncomfortable for the batsman but played into the ground without fuss

End of over 62 (1 run) New Zealand 228/5

    • BB McCullum 42 (53b 6x4)
    • MJ Guptill 66 (135b 8x4)
    • Shakib Al Hasan 17-5-27-1
62.1

Rubel Hossain to Guptill, FOUR, full and straight and another effortless looking drive intersects mid off and mid on beautifully

62.2

Rubel Hossain to Guptill, no run, quick bouncer ducked under

62.3

Rubel Hossain to Guptill, no run, short and wide tempts the batsman but in the end lets it go through to the keeper

62.4

Rubel Hossain to Guptill, no run, back of a length easily played into the ground on the off side

62.5

Rubel Hossain to Guptill, FOUR, short ball wide of off stump hit in the air over mid wicket and just makes it to the boundary after pitching and stopping in the soft outfield

62.6

Rubel Hossain to Guptill, no run, very nice channel outside the off stump. Batsman sensibly lets it go through to the keeper

End of over 63 (8 runs) New Zealand 236/5

    • MJ Guptill 74 (141b 10x4)
    • BB McCullum 42 (53b 6x4)
    • Rubel Hossain 15-0-77-3
63.1

Shakib Al Hasan to McCullum, no run, batsman plays back to a ball angling in to off stump

63.2

Shakib Al Hasan to McCullum, no run, coming from wider of the crease catching the outside edge but safely along the ground to point

63.3

Shakib Al Hasan to McCullum, no run, little quicker this ball rushes the batsman forward, looking to get the man under the helmet on the off side into the action

63.4

Shakib Al Hasan to McCullum, no run, full and outside the off stump again

63.5

Shakib Al Hasan to McCullum, 2 runs, batsman able to lean back and place the shorter ball behind square on the off side

63.6

Shakib Al Hasan to McCullum, 1 run, compensates and gets too straight this time, easily worked behind square on the leg side

End of over 64 (3 runs) New Zealand 239/5

    • BB McCullum 45 (59b 6x4)
    • MJ Guptill 74 (141b 10x4)
    • Shakib Al Hasan 18-5-30-1
64.1

Rubel Hossain to McCullum, no run, good area outside off at nice pace let go through to the keeper

64.2

Rubel Hossain to McCullum, no run, good area again draws the batsman into a forward defensive

64.3

Rubel Hossain to McCullum, FOUR, a touch wide and the batsman gets low a guides it backward of point to the fence

64.4

Rubel Hossain to McCullum, FOUR, smashes a full ball in front of square. no chance for the sweeper. that brings up the 50 for McCullum

64.5

Rubel Hossain to McCullum, 1 run, works a full ball on middle stump nicely into the leg side and steals a cheeky single

64.6

Rubel Hossain to Guptill, no run, very good area to finish the over. The batsman doesnt want to deal with it so lets it go through to the keeper

End of over 65 (9 runs) New Zealand 248/5

    • MJ Guptill 74 (142b 10x4)
    • BB McCullum 54 (64b 8x4)
    • Rubel Hossain 16-0-86-3
65.1

Shakib Al Hasan to McCullum, no run, Shakib comes over the wicket and intices a false sweep shot that catches the glove but straight to ground

65.2

Shakib Al Hasan to McCullum, no run, forward defensive into the off side

65.3

Shakib Al Hasan to McCullum, 1 run, this time sweeps well out to deep backward square

65.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, no run, pads the ball away that pitches outside leg

65.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, no run, defends this one to the man under the helmet on the leg side

65.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, no run, same line, same result. Will be a real test of the NZ batsmans patience if he continues over the wicket

End of over 66 (1 run) New Zealand 249/5

    • MJ Guptill 74 (145b 10x4)
    • BB McCullum 55 (67b 8x4)
    • Shakib Al Hasan 19-5-31-1
66.1

Shahadat Hossain to McCullum, 1 run, back into the attack Shahadat finds a good line but nicely guided out to backward square

66.2

Shahadat Hossain to Guptill, no run, excellent line and length searching for that off stump. Batsman can only push it back to him

umpires meeting to discuss light. Have offered it to the NZ batsman who have accepted it and are strolling off the field Match State: Delay - Day 1 Bad Light

66.3

Shahadat Hossain to Guptill, no run, ball slides down the leg side through to the keeper

66.4

Shahadat Hossain to Guptill, no run, good length ball on middle stump played to man standing half way down the wicket on the leg side

66.5

Shahadat Hossain to Guptill, no run, beats the man in close to a similar ball but cant beat the man at orthodox mid on

66.6

Shahadat Hossain to Guptill, FOUR, short ball is thumped in the air in front of square. No chance for the man on the fence

End of over 67 (5 runs) New Zealand 254/5

    • MJ Guptill 78 (150b 11x4)
    • BB McCullum 56 (68b 8x4)
    • Shahadat Hossain 13-1-73-0
67.1

Shakib Al Hasan to McCullum, no run, resuming back over the wicket, Shakb is back on his area

67.2

Shakib Al Hasan to McCullum, 1 run, a cheeky single taken behind point on the off side

67.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, no run, bowling across the right hander pushed into the off side

67.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, no run, no shot offered just padded into the on side

67.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, no run, thoughts of a single as the ball played into the covers but sent back

67.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, 2 runs, finds the outside edge but just too wide for the man at first slip. Able to find a little turn that ball

End of over 68 (3 runs) New Zealand 257/5

    • MJ Guptill 80 (154b 11x4)
    • BB McCullum 57 (70b 8x4)
    • Shakib Al Hasan 20-5-34-1
68.1

Shahadat Hossain to McCullum, 1 run, too straight worked down to fine leg to bring up the 100 partnership. A crucial one for NZ

Bad light has stopped play again. The umpires have finally pulled the stumps at Seddon Park. The day's play saw five wickets fall, but a healthy run-rate was established and an unbeaten partnership between Guptill and McCullum of 100 put NZ in a strong position.

Join us tomorrow for the earlier start time of 11.30am, that's 22.30 GMT for second day.

68.2

Shahadat Hossain to Guptill, 2 runs, straying into the pads, nicely tucked behind square scampering back for a couple

68.3

Shahadat Hossain to Guptill, no run, full and straight gets the batsman on the drive to mid off

68.4

Shahadat Hossain to Guptill, no run, leading edge doesnt quite carry to cover as he tries to tuck it into the leg side

68.5

Shahadat Hossain to Guptill, no run, back of a length punched to the man at short extra cover

68.6

Shahadat Hossain to Guptill, no run, a hint of movement away from the rght hhander as the ball is let go through to the keeper

End of over 69 (3 runs) New Zealand 260/5

    • MJ Guptill 82 (159b 11x4)
    • BB McCullum 58 (71b 8x4)
    • Shahadat Hossain 14-1-76-0
69.1

Shakib Al Hasan to McCullum, no run, instantly into a good area pushed into the off side

69.2

Shakib Al Hasan to McCullum, no run, shorter and wider but cant beat point moving to his left

69.3

Shakib Al Hasan to McCullum, no run, fuller this time has him stretching out

69.4

Shakib Al Hasan to McCullum, 1 run, easily worked to backward square as the captain strays into the pads

69.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, no run, similar line but holding up this time

69.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, 2 runs, great running to come back for the second as the straight ball is worked to the square leg umpire

End of over 70 (3 runs) New Zealand 263/5

    • MJ Guptill 84 (161b 11x4)
    • BB McCullum 59 (75b 8x4)
    • Shakib Al Hasan 21-5-37-1
70.1

Shahadat Hossain to McCullum, no run, good length has the batsman stretching forward defensively

70.2

Shahadat Hossain to McCullum, no run, shape back in attempted to be cut behind point but cant beat the diving gully

70.3

Shahadat Hossain to McCullum, FOUR, cracking straight drive straight back along the wicket

70.4

Shahadat Hossain to McCullum, no run, thoughts of a single into the off side but no chance as the man at extra cover races in

70.5

Shahadat Hossain to McCullum, 1 run, able to find the gap at point this time from a ball back of a length wide of the stumps

70.6

Shahadat Hossain to Guptill, 2 runs, somewhat unconvincing cover drive but enough to beat the field. Better length from Shahadat

End of over 71 (7 runs) New Zealand 270/5

    • MJ Guptill 86 (162b 11x4)
    • BB McCullum 64 (80b 9x4)
    • Shahadat Hossain 15-1-83-0
71.1

Shakib Al Hasan to McCullum, 1 run, into the pads again

71.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, no run, better line that, has Guptill pushing forward

71.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, no run, good area again gives no option

71.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, no run, more air and some width intices the big cover drive straight to cover

71.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, no run, fuller arm ball squeezed out

71.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, no run, sliding down the leg side neatly taken by Mushfiqur

End of over 72 (1 run) New Zealand 271/5

    • MJ Guptill 86 (167b 11x4)
    • BB McCullum 65 (81b 9x4)
    • Shakib Al Hasan 22-5-38-1
72.1

Shahadat Hossain to McCullum, no run, excellent area finds a solid forward defensive

72.2

Shahadat Hossain to McCullum, no run, shape away but too wide to draw the shot, safely let go through

72.3

Shahadat Hossain to McCullum, FOUR, too wide again but this time short enough to be smashed behind point

72.4

Shahadat Hossain to McCullum, no run, tighter line

72.5

Shahadat Hossain to McCullum, no run, great line again as the defensive push dribbles to mid on. Better option to McCullum

72.6

Shahadat Hossain to McCullum, no run, good finish to the over as Shahadat focuses on the top of off stump

End of over 73 (4 runs) New Zealand 275/5

    • BB McCullum 69 (87b 10x4)
    • MJ Guptill 86 (167b 11x4)
    • Shahadat Hossain 16-1-87-0
73.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, 1 run, great running as the ball is pushed to the man at mid on

73.2

Shakib Al Hasan to McCullum, FOUR, short, wide and dealt to with pleasure. Big scoring option for McCullum

73.3

Shakib Al Hasan to McCullum, no run, beautiful delivery as it straightens to catch the outside edge

73.4

Shakib Al Hasan to McCullum, no run, full and staright dug out

73.5

Shakib Al Hasan to McCullum, no run, wider ball tempts the drive but let through

73.6

Shakib Al Hasan to McCullum, no run, quicker ball angling into the off stump pushed into the covers

End of over 74 (5 runs) New Zealand 280/5

    • BB McCullum 73 (92b 11x4)
    • MJ Guptill 87 (168b 11x4)
    • Shakib Al Hasan 23-5-43-1
74.1

Mahmudullah to Guptill, 1 run, short ball luckily hit straight to the man at deep square leg

74.2

Mahmudullah to McCullum, 2 runs, too short again but better placement this time as they scamper back for a couple

74.3

Mahmudullah to McCullum, no run, leg sideish again but cant beat the man infront of square

74.4

Mahmudullah to McCullum, no run, better line this time draws the forward defensive

74.5

Mahmudullah to McCullum, no run, good area again with same result

74.6

Mahmudullah to McCullum, no run, worked off the hip into the leg side but cant beat square again

End of over 75 (3 runs) New Zealand 283/5

    • BB McCullum 75 (97b 11x4)
    • MJ Guptill 88 (169b 11x4)
    • Mahmudullah 2-0-6-0
75.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, no run, flighted but not tempted into a big drive. Merely pushed to the man in close

75.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, no run, finds the short cover again

75.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, 1 run, wider ball can beat the two fielders in close in the covers

75.4

Shakib Al Hasan to McCullum, no run, nice tight line pushed back down the wicket

75.5

Shakib Al Hasan to McCullum, no run, more air this time but McCullum resists the big shot

75.6

Shakib Al Hasan to McCullum, 1 run, miss field at point as a short wide ball is cut into the ground

End of over 76 (2 runs) New Zealand 285/5

    • BB McCullum 76 (100b 11x4)
    • MJ Guptill 89 (172b 11x4)
    • Shakib Al Hasan 24-5-45-1
76.1

Mahmudullah to McCullum, no run, good start with a tight line

76.2

Mahmudullah to McCullum, no run, too straight but cant beat the man at square

76.3

Mahmudullah to McCullum, 2 runs, width this time allows good placement behind point off the back foot

76.4

Mahmudullah to McCullum, no run, turn this time angling into the body of McCullum

76.5

Mahmudullah to McCullum, no run, turn again but too short to trouble

76.6

Mahmudullah to McCullum, no run, nice finish to the over see's the batsman lunging forward with no thoughts of scoring

End of over 77 (2 runs) New Zealand 287/5

    • BB McCullum 78 (106b 11x4)
    • MJ Guptill 89 (172b 11x4)
    • Mahmudullah 3-0-8-0
77.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, no run, back onto a good length angling into off stump

77.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, 1 run, tusked nicely behind square on the leg side

77.3

Shakib Al Hasan to McCullum, no run, nice flight this time but once again the batsman isnt tempted

77.4

Shakib Al Hasan to McCullum, no run, similar ball with similar result

77.5

Shakib Al Hasan to McCullum, 1 leg bye, big shout for LBW from the sweep shot but not straightening enough

77.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, no run, bit slower but not tempted outside off

End of over 78 (2 runs) New Zealand 289/5

    • MJ Guptill 90 (175b 11x4)
    • BB McCullum 78 (109b 11x4)
    • Shakib Al Hasan 25-5-46-1
78.1

Mahmudullah to McCullum, 1 run, nicely cut through point from a shortish delivery

78.2

Mahmudullah to Guptill, no run, full and straight worked into the leg side

78.3

Mahmudullah to Guptill, no run, better length this time has the batsman standing tall

78.4

Mahmudullah to Guptill, no run, shorter this time but unable to force it through the leg side

78.5

Mahmudullah to Guptill, 2 runs, more good running as the ball is angled behind point neatly

78.6

Mahmudullah to Guptill, no run, very nice area to finish the over with a hint of turn

End of over 79 (3 runs) New Zealand 292/5

    • MJ Guptill 92 (180b 11x4)
    • BB McCullum 79 (110b 11x4)
    • Mahmudullah 4-0-11-0
79.1

Mohammad Ashraful to McCullum, 1 run, leg spinner first up pushed off the back foot to long off

79.2

Mohammad Ashraful to Guptill, 1 run, short and wide turning away clubbed to the point sweeper

79.3

Mohammad Ashraful to McCullum, 1 run, short again with same result

79.4

Mohammad Ashraful to Guptill, 1 run, picked out the man on the point boundary again

79.5

Mohammad Ashraful to McCullum, 1 run, more work for the point sweeper

79.6

Mohammad Ashraful to Guptill, 1 run, slow, looping full ball watchfully pushed down to long off

End of over 80 (6 runs) New Zealand 298/5

    • MJ Guptill 95 (183b 11x4)
    • BB McCullum 82 (113b 11x4)
    • Mohammad Ashraful 1-0-6-0
80.1

Rubel Hossain to Guptill, no run, straight onto a good line and length

80.2

Rubel Hossain to Guptill, 1 no ball, overstepping just but hitting good areas again

80.2

Rubel Hossain to Guptill, 1 leg bye, full and straight clips the pad

300 up for NZ

80.3

Rubel Hossain to McCullum, no run, very steady line and length there demands the full face of the bat

new ball taken

80.4

Rubel Hossain to McCullum, 1 run, extra bounce from the new ball used to run the ball out to the point sweeper off the back foot

80.5

Rubel Hossain to Guptill, 1 run, catches the outside edge but safely into the ground on the off side to the point sweeper

80.6

Rubel Hossain to McCullum, 2 runs, smart running again as the ball is forced off the front foot to the right of the fielder on the point boundary

End of over 81 (6 runs) New Zealand 304/5

    • BB McCullum 85 (116b 11x4)
    • MJ Guptill 96 (187b 11x4)
    • Rubel Hossain 17-0-91-3
81.1

Shafiul Islam to Guptill, FOUR, short and wide crashed to the backward square boundary to bring up Guptill's first test century

81.2

Shafiul Islam to Guptill, no run, fuller this time left alone outside off. A suggestion of some seam movement for the first time today

81.3

Shafiul Islam to Guptill, no run, tighter line but well left

81.4

Shafiul Islam to Guptill, 2 runs, turned down to backward square of the pads nicely

81.5

Shafiul Islam to Guptill, 1 run, better line this time but pushed easily out to the point sweeper

81.6

Shafiul Islam to McCullum, no run, tremendous area with good pace hits the bat hard on the front foot

End of over 82 (7 runs) New Zealand 311/5

    • BB McCullum 85 (117b 11x4)
    • MJ Guptill 103 (192b 12x4)
    • Shafiul Islam 17-1-61-1
82.1

Rubel Hossain to Guptill, 1 run, nicely rocked onto the back foot and pushed through square

82.2

Rubel Hossain to McCullum, 1 no ball, overstepping again. McCullum attempts another cut shot but too close and straight into the ground

82.2

Rubel Hossain to McCullum, 1 run, similar ball but McCullum able this time to lean back and cut through backward point

82.3

Rubel Hossain to Guptill, 2 runs, thought about the pull shot at first but just worked into the gap at mid wicket for a very well run two

82.4

Rubel Hossain to Guptill, no run, full ball driven to extra cover for no result

82.5

Rubel Hossain to Guptill, no run, overpitching but cant squeeze it past mid off

82.6

Rubel Hossain to Guptill, FOUR, back of a length ball smashed over mid on for two bounces into the fence

End of over 83 (9 runs) New Zealand 320/5

    • MJ Guptill 110 (197b 13x4)
    • BB McCullum 86 (119b 11x4)
    • Rubel Hossain 18-0-100-3
83.1

Shafiul Islam to McCullum, no run, full and straight draws the on drive but cant beat mid on

83.2

Shafiul Islam to McCullum, FOUR, beautiful delivery finds the outside edge off the back foot flies through the vacant second slip

83.3

Shafiul Islam to McCullum, no run, gets the batsman lunging forward with bat and pad close together

83.4

Shafiul Islam to McCullum, no run, lunging forward again with a stifled appeal but well outside off stump

83.5

Shafiul Islam to McCullum, no run, another very good delivery cramps the batsman up as he plays into the leg side

83.6

Shafiul Islam to McCullum, no run, wild swing wide outside off goes past the inside edge and through to the keeper

End of over 84 (4 runs) New Zealand 324/5

    • BB McCullum 90 (125b 12x4)
    • MJ Guptill 110 (197b 13x4)
    • Shafiul Islam 18-1-65-1
84.1

Shahadat Hossain to Guptill, no run, good start for Shahadat right on a good length outside off sees a defensive push

84.2

Shahadat Hossain to Guptill, no run, too full and smashed into the ground but cant beat the left hand of the captain fielding at short extra cover

84.3

Shahadat Hossain to Guptill, no run, very nice area with a hint of shape back in is left alone

84.4

Shahadat Hossain to Guptill, no run, short and wide but no timing as the ball goes straight into the ground

84.5

Shahadat Hossain to Guptill, no run, much better length that. Left alone wisely

84.6

Shahadat Hossain to Guptill, FOUR, cant finish what was a good over off well as another short ball is cracked infront of bat giving the man on the fence no chance

End of over 85 (4 runs) New Zealand 328/5

    • MJ Guptill 114 (203b 14x4)
    • BB McCullum 90 (125b 12x4)
    • Shahadat Hossain 17-1-91-0
85.1

Shafiul Islam to McCullum, no run, full ball has McCullum reaching forward and smoothering the ball

85.2

Shafiul Islam to McCullum, no run, full again pushed into the leg side

85.3

Shafiul Islam to McCullum, no run, nice shape back in catches the inside edge into the front pad. Good pace

85.4

Shafiul Islam to McCullum, no run, stock ball outside off punched off the back foot to short extra cover

85.5

Shafiul Islam to McCullum, no run, driven straight to extra cover again

85.6

Shafiul Islam to McCullum, 1 run, very tight single but unfortunately the captain at short extra cover cant field it cleanly

End of over 86 (1 run) New Zealand 329/5

    • BB McCullum 91 (131b 12x4)
    • MJ Guptill 114 (203b 14x4)
    • Shafiul Islam 19-1-66-1
86.1

Shahadat Hossain to McCullum, no run, very tight line has the batsman coming forward pushing it down the wicket

86.2

Shahadat Hossain to McCullum, 2 runs, early call for two as the inswinging ball is neatly tucked into the leg side

86.3

Shahadat Hossain to McCullum, no run, watchfully left alone well outside the off stump

86.4

Shahadat Hossain to McCullum, 1 run, not overly short this time but nicely worked off the back foot out the off side sweeper

86.5

Shahadat Hossain to Guptill, no run, full and wide hit into the ground to the cover fielder

86.6

Shahadat Hossain to Guptill, FOUR, beautiful cover drive as Guptill is able to bounce the ball over the fielder in at short extra cover

End of over 87 (7 runs) New Zealand 336/5

    • MJ Guptill 118 (205b 15x4)
    • BB McCullum 94 (135b 12x4)
    • Shahadat Hossain 18-1-98-0
87.1

Shafiul Islam to McCullum, no run, not enough room to cut so sees the straight bat force the ball to cover

87.2

Shafiul Islam to McCullum, no run, bat and pad together on the front foot gets the men behind the wicket excited but nothing from infront of the wicket

87.3

Shafiul Islam to McCullum, SIX, top edged hook shot brings up McCullums 4th test century

87.4

Shafiul Islam to McCullum, no run, no timing this time as the batsman tries to smash it through the off side

87.5

Shafiul Islam to McCullum, no run, onto the back foot again punched up to mid off

87.6

Shafiul Islam to McCullum, no run, good pace hurries the batsman into a defensive shot infront of the off stump

Match State: Drinks

End of over 88 (6 runs) New Zealand 342/5

    • BB McCullum 100 (141b 12x4 1x6)
    • MJ Guptill 118 (205b 15x4)
    • Shafiul Islam 20-1-72-1
88.1

Shahadat Hossain to Guptill, 1 run, short ball comfortably pulled down to deep backward square

88.2

Shahadat Hossain to McCullum, no run, another short ball but this time a little quicker sees the batsman swaying out of the way

88.3

Shahadat Hossain to McCullum, no run, short again but the extra men on the leg side boundary means no shot offered

88.4

Shahadat Hossain to McCullum, 1 run, fuller and straighter worked neatly off the hip to fine leg

88.5

Shahadat Hossain to Guptill, no run, short ball and big swing but no contact

88.6

Shahadat Hossain to Guptill, no run, short again but this time played down into the ground on the off side

End of over 89 (2 runs) New Zealand 344/5

    • MJ Guptill 119 (208b 15x4)
    • BB McCullum 101 (144b 12x4 1x6)
    • Shahadat Hossain 19-1-100-0
89.1

Shafiul Islam to McCullum, no run, full ball just outside off pushed into the covers

89.2

Shafiul Islam to McCullum, 1 run, straighter ball finds an inside edge as the ball dribbles out to deep square

89.3

Shafiul Islam to Guptill, no run, full and straight meets the full face of the bat

89.4

Shafiul Islam to Guptill, no run, angling into the middle stump but no problems for the batsman

89.5

Shafiul Islam to Guptill, 1 run, incredible piece of fielding stops four as the short ball is smashed out to the square leg boundary. Great use of the left boot from Mahmudullah

89.6

Shafiul Islam to McCullum, 1 run, short outside off jammed into the vacant point area

End of over 90 (3 runs) New Zealand 347/5

    • BB McCullum 103 (147b 12x4 1x6)
    • MJ Guptill 120 (211b 15x4)
    • Shafiul Islam 21-1-75-1
90.1

Shahadat Hossain to McCullum, FOUR, too straight beautifully worked off the hip fine

90.2

Shahadat Hossain to McCullum, 1 run, short outside off nicely worked through point

90.3

Shahadat Hossain to Guptill, no run, short ball from around the wicket but ducked under easily

90.4

Shahadat Hossain to Guptill, no run, same direction again. Looks like a plan to intice the hook shot but Guptill staying patient

90.5

Shahadat Hossain to Guptill, no run, fuller ball doesnt surprise Guptill as he plays it solidly to mid off

90.6

Shahadat Hossain to Guptill, FOUR, back to the short stuff and was hit in the air but safely between the two men on the legside boundary

End of over 91 (9 runs) New Zealand 356/5

    • MJ Guptill 124 (215b 16x4)
    • BB McCullum 108 (149b 13x4 1x6)
    • Shahadat Hossain 20-1-109-0
91.1

Rubel Hossain to McCullum, no run, swing away from the bowler and a big swing from the batsman but no connection

91.2

Rubel Hossain to McCullum, no run, more swing away from the right hander but this time left alone

91.3

Rubel Hossain to McCullum, 1 run, strong cut shot lands just short of the man at gully and they take one on the misfield

91.4

Rubel Hossain to Guptill, FOUR, another very nice cut shot behind square brings up the 200 run partnership

91.5

Rubel Hossain to Guptill, no run, good length let through to the keeper

91.6

Rubel Hossain to Guptill, no run, full toss surprises the batsman who hits it back into the pitch

End of over 92 (5 runs) New Zealand 361/5

    • MJ Guptill 128 (218b 17x4)
    • BB McCullum 109 (152b 13x4 1x6)
    • Rubel Hossain 19-0-105-3
92.1

Shahadat Hossain to McCullum, 1 run, round the wicket again, back of a length worked out the off side sweeper

92.2

Shahadat Hossain to Guptill, no run, very good bouncer troubles the batsman who only just gets out of the way

92.3

Shahadat Hossain to Guptill, no run, full ball nicely driven to cover

92.4

Shahadat Hossain to Guptill, no run, back to the short ball. Good energy from Shahadat but nicely ducked under

92.5

Shahadat Hossain to Guptill, 1 run, worked off the hip out to deep square for a comfortable single

92.6

Shahadat Hossain to McCullum, 2 runs, scampers back as a back of a length ball is pushed to the right of the man on the point boundary

End of over 93 (4 runs) New Zealand 365/5

    • BB McCullum 112 (154b 13x4 1x6)
    • MJ Guptill 129 (222b 17x4)
    • Shahadat Hossain 21-1-113-0
93.1

Rubel Hossain to Guptill, 1 run, length ball outside off has Guptill standing tall and punching off the front foot into the covers

93.2

Rubel Hossain to McCullum, no run, absolute beauty troubles the batsman as it rises off alength and shapes away from the outside edge

93.3

Rubel Hossain to McCullum, no run, similar length but McCullum able to get in behind the ball and push into the covers

93.4

Rubel Hossain to McCullum, 2 runs, opens the face this time as a ball back of a length is worked infront of point

93.5

Rubel Hossain to McCullum, no run, good swing but too wide of the off stump to tempt the shot

93.6

Rubel Hossain to McCullum, 1 run, pushed off the back foot out to the man at point who has had a lot of work so far in this first session

End of over 94 (4 runs) New Zealand 369/5

    • BB McCullum 115 (159b 13x4 1x6)
    • MJ Guptill 130 (223b 17x4)
    • Rubel Hossain 20-0-109-3
94.1

Shakib Al Hasan to McCullum, no run, back of a length but no room to play through the off side

94.2

Shakib Al Hasan to McCullum, no run, fuller ball and a half appeal from the bowler as McCullum pushes forward

94.3

Shakib Al Hasan to McCullum, no run, good length played into the on side

94.4

Shakib Al Hasan to McCullum, no run, shorter ball pushed into the off side but cant beat point

94.5

Shakib Al Hasan to McCullum, no run, full and straight

94.6

Shakib Al Hasan to McCullum, no run, onto the legs but cant breach the leg side field

End of over 95 (maiden) New Zealand 369/5

    • BB McCullum 115 (165b 13x4 1x6)
    • MJ Guptill 130 (223b 17x4)
    • Shakib Al Hasan 26-6-46-1
95.1

Rubel Hossain to Guptill, 2 runs, full and straight but squeezed out to the leg side and some more great running

95.2

Rubel Hossain to Guptill, no run, back of a length but giving the batsman no room to free his arms

95.3

Rubel Hossain to Guptill, 1 run, full toss on the legs but picks out the fielder at deep square

95.4

Rubel Hossain to McCullum, no run, very full and very straight with some good swing

95.5

Rubel Hossain to McCullum, FOUR, short ball wide of the off stump played over the gully and quickly down to the third man boundary

95.6

Rubel Hossain to McCullum, 1 run, ball on the off stump but the batsman shuffles across and pushes it wide of mid on

End of over 96 (8 runs) New Zealand 377/5

    • BB McCullum 120 (168b 14x4 1x6)
    • MJ Guptill 133 (226b 17x4)
    • Rubel Hossain 21-0-117-3
96.1

Shakib Al Hasan to McCullum, no run, angling in from wide of the stumps but played watchfully

96.2

Shakib Al Hasan to McCullum, FOUR, uses his feet and doesnt quite get to it but goes through with the shot and gets it well enough to beat mid on

96.3

Shakib Al Hasan to McCullum, 1 run, more flight this time but safely pushed into the off side

96.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, no run, good area played watchfully along the pitch

96.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, no run, sliding down the leg but tidy work from the keeper

96.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, 1 run, quick single taken to mid on as the straight ball is pushed forcefully

End of over 97 (6 runs) New Zealand 383/5

    • MJ Guptill 134 (229b 17x4)
    • BB McCullum 125 (171b 15x4 1x6)
    • Shakib Al Hasan 27-6-52-1
97.1

Rubel Hossain to Guptill, no run, steady line and length pushed off the back foot into the covers

97.2

Rubel Hossain to Guptill, 2 runs, off the front foot this time, poor fielding from gully and a quick two taken

97.3

Rubel Hossain to Guptill, 2 runs, full ball squirts through mid wicket off the inside edge and some more good running

97.4

Rubel Hossain to Guptill, 1 wide, very short ball well over the batsmans head

97.4

Rubel Hossain to Guptill, no run, full and straight meets a solid drive but straight to mid off

97.5

Rubel Hossain to Guptill, no run, off the front foot again but cant beat cover this time

97.6

Rubel Hossain to Guptill, no run, nice length just outside off demands some more solid defence

End of over 98 (5 runs) New Zealand 388/5

    • MJ Guptill 138 (235b 17x4)
    • BB McCullum 125 (171b 15x4 1x6)
    • Rubel Hossain 22-0-122-3
98.1

Shakib Al Hasan to McCullum, no run, good length ball has the batsman crease ball but played safely

98.2

Shakib Al Hasan to McCullum, no run, full ball draws a solid front foot defence

98.3

Shakib Al Hasan to McCullum, no run

98.4

Shakib Al Hasan to McCullum, 1 run, quick single taken into the leg side

98.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, no run

98.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Guptill, SIX, lovely use of the feet and full extensive of the arms and well over long on

End of over 99 (7 runs) New Zealand 395/5

    • MJ Guptill 144 (237b 17x4 1x6)
    • BB McCullum 126 (175b 15x4 1x6)
    • Shakib Al Hasan 28-6-59-1
99.1

Rubel Hossain to McCullum, 1 no ball, overstepping. Full ball smashed straight back at the bowler

99.1

Rubel Hossain to McCullum, SIX, back of a length ball belted over forward square leg and onto the grass bank

99.2

Rubel Hossain to McCullum, 1 run, nicely placed wide of cover off the back foot down to mid off

99.3

Rubel Hossain to Guptill, no run, classic cover drive but straight to the fieldsman

99.4

Rubel Hossain to Guptill, 1 run, slower ball played into the ground wide of the keeper

99.5

Rubel Hossain to McCullum, SIX, another cracking hook shot this time backward of square

99.6

Rubel Hossain to McCullum, 1 no ball, fast full ball over the waist sees the first official warning given to the bowler

99.6

Rubel Hossain to McCullum, (no ball) FOUR, overstepping this time and cut through the vacant slips to the boundary

99.6

Rubel Hossain to McCullum, 1 run, played into mid off from the back foot brings up McCullums highest test score

End of over 100 (22 runs) New Zealand 417/5

    • BB McCullum 144 (182b 16x4 3x6)
    • MJ Guptill 145 (239b 17x4 1x6)
    • Rubel Hossain 23-0-144-3
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