April 3-7, 2009

New Zealand v India, 3rd Test, Wellington

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India 379 (Tendulkar 62, Harbhajan 60, Dhoni 52, Martin 4-98) and 434 for 7 dec (Gambhir 167, Laxman 61, Dravid 60, Dhoni 56*) drew with New Zealand 197 (Zaheer 5-65) and 281 for 8 (Taylor 107, Harbhajan 4-59)
Scorecard and ball-by-ball details

5th day
Bulletin - Rain forces draw but India take series
Quotes - 'We have set the benchmark' - Dhoni
Quotes - We were outplayed - Vettori
Gallery - India clinch series 1-0 after rain plays spoilsport
Match discussion
Audio - Mark Richardson: 2-0 is the true reflection

4th day
Bulletin - Taylor fifty keeps New Zealand fighting
Plays of the day - Jugglers, bluffmasters, and collisions
Sidharth Monga - Harbhajan a revelation
Quotes - We'll look to bat out the day - McCullum
From the Editor - India's finest slip fielder
Iain O'Brien - It's all about timing
Gallery - India inch towards historic win

3rd day
Bulletin - Gambhir ton gives India massive lead
Sidharth Monga - Hungry Gambhir wants more
Sidharth Monga - Grinding the opposition
Plays of the Day - Wily McCullum out-thinks Dravid
Gallery - Indian batsmen dominate New Zealand

2nd day
Bulletin - Zaheer's five gives India control
Sidharth Monga - A bowler on a hunt
Quotes - Harbhajan plays ideal second fiddle
Audio - Mark Richardson: No way back for New Zealand
Gallery - Zaheer's strikes dent New Zealand
Plays of the Day - Munaf and O'Brien face off, and Tom tees off
Match discussion

1st day
Bulletin - Late surge gives India the edge
Sidharth Monga - Edgy day of Test cricket
Quotes - Harbhajan defends slam-bang approach
Sidharth Monga - Wellington boys exploit the conditions
Iain O'Brien - Oh yeah that's right, 50 wickets
Plays of the day - The costly over-step
Gallery - India boosted by lower-order power

Preview package

Preview - India wait on Dhoni's fitness
Sidharth Monga - Final Test, final frontier
Sidharth Monga - New Zealand ready to go for broke
News - India still lack consistency - Turner
Stats - India's least favourite venue

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