India tour of New Zealand, 2nd T20I: New Zealand v India at Wellington, Feb 27, 2009
New Zealand won by 5 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
27 February 2009 - night match (20-over match)
4.4

Butler to Yuvraj Singh, no run, gets back and pushes it back to the bowler

4.5

Butler to Yuvraj Singh, no run, fullish outside off and pushes it to point

4.6

Butler to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, dabs it down to short third man and they scamper through for the single

India 37/2   Yuvraj Singh 1* (3b)
5.1

O'Brien to Yuvraj Singh, no run, comes over the wicket and bends his back, the ball fizzes past Yuvraj as he tries to pull

5.2

O'Brien to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, simply exquisite, Yuvraj stays at the crease and effortlessly scoops a half volley over mid-off, the follow through was excellent

5.3

O'Brien to Yuvraj Singh, no run, holds the length back and he taps it back down the pitch

5.4

O'Brien to Yuvraj Singh, no run, keeps it straight on the off stump, he pushes it back to the bowler

5.5

O'Brien to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, toys with the bowler by giving himself room before delivery, O'Brien errs by following him and pitching it up, enough for Yuvraj to mow it past mid-on

5.6

O'Brien to Yuvraj Singh, 2 runs, false shot but safe, he stays at the crease and tries to swing him for a six over long-on but he mis-hits it, the ball lands safe on the outfield and Oram does his best to get to it

India 47/2   Yuvraj Singh 11* (9b 2x4)
6.3

Butler to Yuvraj Singh, no run

6.4

Butler to Yuvraj Singh, SIX, Dropped Yuvraj pulls and the ball is skied to Broom at deep square-leg, he's just inches before the rope as he tries to catch it but the ball drops out, worse still his foot touches the rope and it's a six

6.5

Butler to Yuvraj Singh, no run, fires that outside off and Yuvraj swings and misses

6.6

Butler to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, lands outside off and he slashes it to the deep on the off side

India 55/3   Yuvraj Singh 18* (13b 2x4 1x6)
7.1

Vettori to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, floats it on the off stump, he taps it in front of cover and sets off quickly

7.3

Vettori to Yuvraj Singh, no run, beats him with a quicker one very nearly an edge

7.4

Vettori to Yuvraj Singh, no run, fullish on middle and pushes it to midwicket

7.5

Vettori to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, gets on the backfoot and punches this one firmly down to long-on

India 58/3   Yuvraj Singh 20* (17b 2x4 1x6)
8.3

Ryder to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, clips it towards square leg and there's a direct hit at the bowler's end but Yuvraj's safe

India 61/3   Yuvraj Singh 21* (18b 2x4 1x6)
9.1

Vettori to Yuvraj Singh, no run, Run-out chance! He gets a leading edge towards short cover and scrambles back to his crease, Nathan McCullum dives and underarms the ball to his brother but Yuvraj stretches every muscle and makes his ground

9.2

Vettori to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, pushes it to the off side

9.6

Vettori to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, clips it to the on side for a single

India 64/3   Yuvraj Singh 23* (21b 2x4 1x6)
10.1

Ryder to Yuvraj Singh, 2 runs, continues over the wicket, he stays at the crease and angles the shot wide of point

10.2

Ryder to Yuvraj Singh, no run, comes on quick and cramps him for room, he edges it on the pad

10.3

Ryder to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, goes for a wild across the line swipe but he gets a thick under edge past the stumps and short fine leg, not the best boundary of the evening

10.4

Ryder to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, pushes it to mid-off and the fielder strikes the stumps at the bowler's end but there's nobody to back the deflection off the stumps

10.6

Ryder to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, fullish on the pads and he clips it down to long-on

India 73/3   Yuvraj Singh 31* (26b 3x4 1x6)
11.1

Vettori to Yuvraj Singh, no run, pushed down the track

11.2

Vettori to Yuvraj Singh, SIX, into the stands! That was a massive slog, he gets on his knee to a flighted ball and the ball sails plenty of rows back over deep mkdwicket

11.3

Vettori to Yuvraj Singh, SIX, and another! Can we have the ball back please! This time Vettori flights it outside off, he reaches out and scoops it over deep extra cover, that also went quite a few rows back

11.4

Vettori to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, pushes it to long-on

India 86/3   Yuvraj Singh 44* (30b 3x4 3x6)
12.1

O'Brien to Yuvraj Singh, no run, fires it wide outside off and he digs it out

12.2

O'Brien to Yuvraj Singh, SIX, Yuvraj brings up his fifty with a blast! O'Brien bowls him a friendly full toss on the off stump and he swings him high over wide long-on, everyone take cover

12.3

O'Brien to Yuvraj Singh, no run, fires it full outside off and keeps him quiet this time

12.4

O'Brien to Yuvraj Singh, OUT, Oram pulls it off just before the rope, O'Brien fires it outside off from wide of the crease and Yuvraj plays a front foot scoop over extra cover, Oram's there and he looks back to see it he's safe from the rope

Yuvraj Singh c Oram b O'Brien 50 (33m 34b 3x4 4x6) SR: 147.05

India 92/4   Yuvraj Singh 50 (34b 3x4 4x6)
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