India in New Zealand ODI Series - 3rd ODI

New Zealand v India

India won by 58 runs

33.4

Khan to Butler, 1 run, yorker length on middle and off, dug out into the leg side for a single

New Zealand 218/6   IG Butler 1* (1b)

34.1

Harbhajan Singh to Butler, no run, pushed through quick on middle and leg, was going down, rapped on the pads as he tries to work it to midwicket

34.2

Harbhajan Singh to Butler, no run, bowled on a good length on middle, pushed back to the bowler

34.3

Harbhajan Singh to Butler, no run, flighted outside off, pushed uppishly off the front foot to cover

34.4

Harbhajan Singh to Butler, no run, short of a good length on middle, defended off the back foot towards midwicket

34.5

Harbhajan Singh to Butler, 1 run, whipped away off his pads towards deep square leg for a single

New Zealand 219/7   IG Butler 2* (6b)

35.1

Khan to Butler, 2 runs, short of a length on middle, pulled away over midwicket for a couple

35.2

Khan to Butler, no run, fullish outside off, makes room and drives it straight to mid-on

35.3

Khan to Butler, 1 run, bowled on a good length outside off, tries to heave it away over midwicket, is struck on the thighs but they manage to scamper a quick single

35.5

Khan to Butler, 2 runs, slower ball bowled full outside off, makes room and lofts it over the infield on the off side, clears cover but is mistimed, get s a couple

35.6

Khan to Butler, 1 run, full on middle, driven off the front foot to long-off for a single

New Zealand 226/7   IG Butler 8* (11b)

36.1

Kumar to Butler, FOUR, short of a length outside off, makes room and punishes him by bludgeoning it through the covers for a boundary

36.2

Kumar to Butler, no run, short of a length on middle, pushed back to the bowler

36.3

Kumar to Butler, 1 run, driven down the ground off the back foot towards long-on for a single

36.5

Kumar to Butler, 1 run, full on the off stump, driven through the line towards long-off

New Zealand 233/7   IG Butler 14* (15b 1x4)

37.3

Yuvraj Singh to Butler, 2 runs, short of a length on middle, pulled away over midwicket for a couple, not timed as well as he would have liked

37.4

Yuvraj Singh to Butler, 2 runs, arm ball, gets a thick inside edge wide of short fine

37.5

Yuvraj Singh to Butler, SIX, big one, in the slot on leg stump, swings it away just over the deep-midwicket fielder for a six, he's going down fighting here

37.6

Yuvraj Singh to Butler, OUT, his resistance ends! Bowled quick and flat on the off stump, gets back and looks to swat that over the bowler's head, misses and the off stump is out of the ground

IG Butler b Yuvraj Singh 24 (23m 19b 1x4 1x6) SR: 126.31

New Zealand 251/8   IG Butler 24 (19b 1x4 1x6)
Series Results
New Zealand v India at Auckland - Mar 14, 2009
New Zealand won by 8 wickets (with 118 balls remaining)
New Zealand v India at Hamilton - Mar 11, 2009
India won by 84 runs (D/L method)
New Zealand v India at Christchurch - Mar 8, 2009
India won by 58 runs
New Zealand v India at Wellington - Mar 6, 2009
No result
New Zealand v India at Napier - Mar 3, 2009
India won by 53 runs (D/L method)
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Photos

Mar 8, 2009

Kyle Mills slaps one during his fifty, New Zealand v India, 3rd ODI, Christchurch, March 8, 2009

Kyle Mills slaps one during his fifty

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Mar 8, 2009

Zaheer Khan celebrates catching Kyle Mills, New Zealand v India, 3rd ODI, Christchurch, March 8, 2009

Zaheer Khan celebrates catching Kyle Mills

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