India in New Zealand ODI Series - 3rd ODI

New Zealand v India

India won by 58 runs

0.6

Khan to McCullum, no run, full delivery on the off stump, driven on the front foot to mid-off

New Zealand 5/0   BB McCullum 0* (1b)

1.2

Kumar to McCullum, no run, chance at the non-striker's end, bowled short outside off, tries to cut it past point, mistimes it and Virender Sehwag has a shy at the stumps but Ryder has just made it back

1.3

Kumar to McCullum, 2 runs, three consecutive short balls, this one's cut away to point who misfields to allow the batsmen get a couple

1.4

Kumar to McCullum, no run, short of a good length on the off stump, pushed back to the bowler

1.5

Kumar to McCullum, no run, fuller outside off, pushed off the back foot to cover

1.6

Kumar to McCullum, FOUR, sweetly timed, fraction short and he just punches it wide of cover, sound start by McCullum

New Zealand 12/0   BB McCullum 6* (6b 1x4)

3.1

Kumar to McCullum, no run, back of a length on the off stump, bowled at 132 kmph, defended off the back foot towards mid-off

3.2

Kumar to McCullum, no run, short of a good length on the off stump, plays it with an angled bat to point

3.3

Kumar to McCullum, no run, short of a length on the off stump, mistimes a pull to midwicket

3.4

Kumar to McCullum, FOUR, another misfield, struck firmly off the back foot to Raina at cover who fails to get his body behind that one, eight runs already leaked as a result of poor fielding

3.5

Kumar to McCullum, no run, good length on the off stump, pushed off the front foot

3.6

Kumar to McCullum, no run, short and wide, kept really low, McCullum slashed hard but the ball zipped under him, got to the keeper on the second bounce

New Zealand 24/0   BB McCullum 10* (12b 2x4)

5.1

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

5.2

Kumar to McCullum, no run, short of a good length on middle, gets on the back foot and dabs it to cover

5.3

Kumar to McCullum, no run, short of a good length outside off, chopped down to point

5.4

Kumar to McCullum, 1 run, moved back in off the pitch, landed short on middle and moved into McCullum, he makes room to push that wide of mid-off but ends up getting a thick inside edge towards mid-on

New Zealand 35/0   BB McCullum 11* (16b 2x4)

6.1

Patel to McCullum, 1 run, back of a length on the off stump bowled at 131 kmph, guided off the back foot to third man

New Zealand 42/0   BB McCullum 12* (17b 2x4)

7.1

Kumar to McCullum, 1 run, pushed off the back foot right through them wide of mid-off for a single

7.5

Kumar to McCullum, no run, short of a good length on middle, turned away to square leg

7.6

Kumar to McCullum, no run, they've done a good job keeping McCullum quiet here, stump-to-stump, on middle, gets on the back foot and punches it to cover

New Zealand 48/0   BB McCullum 13* (20b 2x4)

8.2

Patel to McCullum, no run, bowled on a good length on middle, defended back to the bowler

8.3

Patel to McCullum, FOUR, full on middle and off, just chipped over Harbhajan at mid-off for a boundary, well timed in the end

8.4

Patel to McCullum, 1 run, bowled on a good length on the off stump, opens the face to guide it to third man for a single

New Zealand 54/0   BB McCullum 18* (23b 3x4)

9.1

Kumar to McCullum, FOUR, McCullum into the act now, just a fraction short on middle, comes down the track while simultaneously making room and punches it crisply between point and cover

9.2

Kumar to McCullum, no run, bowled short of a length on middle and off, pushed back to Praveen

9.3

Kumar to McCullum, FOUR, needs to get his length right, short outside off and McCullum just slaps it from the crease past the bowler for a boundary

9.4

Kumar to McCullum, no run, better, much fuller, on middle stump, pushed back to the bowler off the back foot

9.5

Kumar to McCullum, no run, short of a length outside off, chops it down to point who's standing much closer to the batsman than normal

9.6

Kumar to McCullum, 1 run, good length on middle and leg, pushed to a deepish mid-on for an easy single

New Zealand 67/0   BB McCullum 27* (29b 5x4)

10.1

Patel to McCullum, no run, short of a good length outside off, cut away to point off the back foot

10.2

Patel to McCullum, no run, on the stumps this time, bowled much fuller, pushed uppishly to cover off the front foot

10.3

Patel to McCullum, no run, low full toss on the off stump, McCullum walks across and drives it straight to extra cover

10.4

Patel to McCullum, 1 run, good length on the off stump, guided wide of point towards deep cover for a single

10.6

Patel to McCullum, 1 run, gives him the charge but Munaf fires it on middle, McCullu pushes it wide of mid-on for a single

New Zealand 70/0   BB McCullum 29* (34b 5x4)

11.1

Khan to McCullum, 1 run, bowled short outside off and moved further away, McCullum reached for it and chopped it wide of cover for a single

11.3

Khan to McCullum, no run, full outside off, induces him into playing the drive, the ball moves away off the pitch to beat the outside edge

11.4

Khan to McCullum, 1 run, good length on middle and off, tries to defend on the front foot, the bat turns in his hand and the ball ends up at fine leg

11.6

Khan to McCullum, 1 run, full on middle and off, dabbed towards mid-off and they set off for an easy single

New Zealand 75/0   BB McCullum 32* (38b 5x4)

12.1

Patel to McCullum, FOUR, McCullum does exactly that, short of a length outside off, makes room and slashes it over point

12.2

Patel to McCullum, 1 run, pressure on Yuvraj who fumbles, fraction short and he pushes it straight to him, had he gathered it cleanly and thrown down the stumps at either end, things would have been interesting

New Zealand 80/0   BB McCullum 37* (40b 6x4)

13.1

Khan to McCullum, 1 run, good length on middle and off, moved away, McCullum tried to play it to the leg side but ended up getting a leading edge towards mid-off

13.4

Khan to McCullum, 2 runs, dropped, McCullum gets a life this time, banged in short outside off, he charges down the track and slashes it straight to Yusuf Pathan at deep point, positioned exactly for that shot. It was sharp chance, came quickly at him but he didn't have to move much there, should have been snapped

13.5

Khan to McCullum, 1 run, pushed off the back foot to Yusuf again

New Zealand 97/0   BB McCullum 41* (43b 6x4)

14.3

Patel to McCullum, 1 run, short of a length on the off stump, dabbed into the leg side for a single, giving the more flamboyant - at least in this innings - Ryder the strike

14.5

Patel to McCullum, no run, beaten, landed full outside off and moved away just as McCulum tried to play an off drive

14.6

Patel to McCullum, 1 run, on the off stump, opens the face to run it down to third man for a single

New Zealand 106/0   BB McCullum 43* (46b 6x4)

15.1

Yuvraj Singh to McCullum, no run, tossed up outside off, lands full, pushed to point

15.2

Yuvraj Singh to McCullum, 1 run, short of a length on middle, punched off the back foot towards deep midwicket

New Zealand 107/0   BB McCullum 44* (48b 6x4)

16.2

Harbhajan Singh to McCullum, 1 run, tossed up outside off, spinning in, guided to point for a single

New Zealand 110/0   BB McCullum 45* (49b 6x4)

17.1

Yuvraj Singh to McCullum, 2 runs, flat outside off, slices it wide of a diving point for a couple

17.2

Yuvraj Singh to McCullum, no run, flighted on middle and off, pushed off the front foot to cover

17.3

Yuvraj Singh to McCullum, SIX, India are bleeding runs here, bangs it in short on middle, McCullum smashes that into the stands over deep square leg to bring up his half-century

17.4

Yuvraj Singh to McCullum, no run, pushed off the front foot back to the bowler

17.5

Yuvraj Singh to McCullum, no run, short of a good length on middle and off, defended off the back foot to the bowler

17.6

Yuvraj Singh to McCullum, 1 run, short and wide, cut away to point for a single

New Zealand 135/0   BB McCullum 54* (55b 6x4 1x6)

18.1

Harbhajan Singh to McCullum, 1 run, bowled on a good length on middle and leg, worked away wide of midwicket for a single

New Zealand 136/0   BB McCullum 55* (56b 6x4 1x6)

19.1

Yuvraj Singh to McCullum, 1 run, good length on middle and leg, dabbed into the leg side for a single

19.3

Yuvraj Singh to McCullum, no run, short outside off, cut away straight to short third

19.4

Yuvraj Singh to McCullum, SIX, dismissed, not even to the pitch but charges down the track and smashes a good length ball into the stands over long-on for a massive six

19.5

Yuvraj Singh to McCullum, 1 run, on the front foot, tries to drive to cover, gets an inside edge towards midwicket, they steal a single

New Zealand 155/0   BB McCullum 63* (60b 6x4 2x6)

20.3

Harbhajan Singh to McCullum, no run, the doosra, bowled on a good length outside off, McCullum picked it, guided it to point

20.4

Harbhajan Singh to McCullum, no run, the doosra again which McCullum didn't pick this time, played inside the line to that one, just beat the outside edge

20.5

Harbhajan Singh to McCullum, no run, gets on the front foot and plays it away straight to point

20.6

Harbhajan Singh to McCullum, 1 run, steers it through the vacant point region for a single

New Zealand 158/0   BB McCullum 64* (64b 6x4 2x6)

21.1

Yuvraj Singh to McCullum, SIX, long hop, what are the bowlers doing here? McCullum gets back and dispatches it into the stands over deep midwicket, and the ball is lost

21.2

Yuvraj Singh to McCullum, no run, short of a length outside off, makes room and cuts it straight to point

21.3

Yuvraj Singh to McCullum, no run, flighted on the , guided off the front foot to point

21.4

Yuvraj Singh to McCullum, 1 run, full on the off stump, driven through the line towards deep cover

New Zealand 165/0   BB McCullum 71* (68b 6x4 3x6)
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New Zealand won by 8 wickets (with 118 balls remaining)
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India won by 84 runs (D/L method)
New Zealand v India at Christchurch - Mar 8, 2009
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New Zealand v India at Wellington - Mar 6, 2009
No result
New Zealand v India at Napier - Mar 3, 2009
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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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