India in New Zealand ODI Series - 3rd ODI

New Zealand v India

India won by 58 runs

0.1

Mills to Tendulkar, 2 runs, Tendulkar goes for it, its fired in full on middle, he makes room and drags it wide of midwicket, didn't time it well enough but gets a couple of runs

0.2

Mills to Tendulkar, 1 no ball, oversteps again, false start by Mills, short of a length outside off and got some away movement there, left alone, bit time for another free hit

0.2

Mills to Tendulkar, FOUR, gets it right this time, juicy, overpitched ball outside off stump, makes room and steers it beautifully through the point region for a boundary, he's actually overstepped again but the umpire didn't spot it

0.3

Mills to Tendulkar, no run, back to normal now, short of a good length on the off stump, pushed off the back foot towards cover

0.4

Mills to Tendulkar, no run, better, good length on the off stump, Tendulkar gets forward and defends it solidly back to Mills

0.5

Mills to Tendulkar, 1 run, a touch too short, on middle and leg, worked away off his hips to fine leg

India 10/0   SR Tendulkar 7* (6b 1x4)

1.1

Southee to Tendulkar, no run, good length on middle, pushed off the front foot to mid-on

1.2

Southee to Tendulkar, no run, fuller on the off stump and moving away, defended with a lunge towards cover

1.3

Southee to Tendulkar, no run, shortish outside off, tries to open the face and play it square, mistimes it to cover

1.4

Southee to Tendulkar, no run, bowled on a good length outside off, stayed low but Tendulkar lets it go

1.5

Southee to Tendulkar, 1 wide, given a wide though it wasn;t quite one, landed full outside off and moved away, Tendulkar left it alone

1.5

Southee to Tendulkar, 1 run, kept low again, Tendulkar had shaped himself for a drive through mid-off on the back foot, ended up getting an inside edge behind square

India 12/0   SR Tendulkar 8* (11b 1x4)

2.1

Mills to Tendulkar, 1 run, appeal for run out, he's in comfortably, pushed away to square leg and Grant Elliot throws down the stumps at the striker's end with an under-am flick as they try to steal a single but he's managed to get his bat in the crease, though he didn't slide it as he should, it was in the air for quite some time

India 13/0   SR Tendulkar 9* (12b 1x4)

3.1

Southee to Tendulkar, 1 wide, straying down leg side, given a wide

3.1

Southee to Tendulkar, no run, length ball on middle and off, a hint of away movement, driven with a full face to mid-on

3.2

Southee to Tendulkar, no run, held it back just a touch, bowled outside off, Tendulkar pushes it firmly to mid-off

3.3

Southee to Tendulkar, FOUR, short of a length outside off and Tendulkar cashes in, gets back and cuts it away fiercely between point and cover

3.4

Southee to Tendulkar, no run, back of a length outside off, thinks of playing the cut again but it's a little too wide so he withdraws at the last moment

3.5

Southee to Tendulkar, no run, fuller outside off, leaves it be

3.6

Southee to Tendulkar, 1 run, short of a good length on the off stump, dropped into the leg side off the back foot and they scamper a single

India 21/1   SR Tendulkar 14* (18b 2x4)

4.1

Mills to Tendulkar, FOUR, superbly timed, slightly short on middle, gets back and flicks it away through square leg, raced off the bat and beat a diving Butler to the boundary. He dived full stretch to drag that back in, but made contact with the ropes

4.2

Mills to Tendulkar, 1 run, bowled on a good length on middle and leg, turns it away to fine leg

4.4

Mills to Tendulkar, 2 runs, well played, a low full toss on middle, closes the face to push it between midwicket and mid-on for a couple

4.5

Mills to Tendulkar, no run, mistimed, short of a good length outside off, tries to cut it away through point but ends up playing it straight to cover

4.6

Mills to Tendulkar, no run, beaten! Angling into the batsman from wide of the crease and moves away after pitching just as Tendulkar came forward to defend

India 29/1   SR Tendulkar 21* (23b 3x4)

5.2

Southee to Tendulkar, no run, full on the off stump, driven through the line to mid-off

5.3

Southee to Tendulkar, no run, swung in, landed full on middle, Tendulkar tries to drive it past midwicket, gets a thin inside edge onto his pads, stifled appeal but the umpire shakes his head

5.4

Southee to Tendulkar, FOUR, poor ball, meaty length ball on the pads and Tendulkar just flicks it away in front of square, came off the middle as hot-spot indicates

5.5

Southee to Tendulkar, 1 run, full outside off, tries to push it into the off side, ends up getting a thick inside edge wide of midwicket

India 35/1   SR Tendulkar 26* (27b 4x4)

6.1

Mills to Tendulkar, no run, good length on middle, bowled at 132.5 kmph, defended on the leg side

6.2

Mills to Tendulkar, no run, short of a good length outside off, punched off the back foot to cover

6.3

Mills to Tendulkar, 1 run, straying on the pads, full on leg, glanced down to Ian Butler at fine leg for a single

6.6

Mills to Tendulkar, 2 runs, too straight, works it away wide of Butler at fine leg for a couple

India 43/1   SR Tendulkar 29* (31b 4x4)

7.5

Southee to Tendulkar, no run, back of a length on middle, defended off the back foot towards short midwicket

7.6

Southee to Tendulkar, 1 run, fullish outside off, goes for a blazing drive through the off side, the ball flies off the outside edge towards third man

India 47/1   SR Tendulkar 30* (33b 4x4)

8.1

Mills to Tendulkar, 1 run, short of a good length on middle, worked away behind square for a single

8.4

Mills to Tendulkar, FOUR, that's a slog, slower ball bowled full outside off, he picked it, got down on one knee and dismissed it for a one bounce four towards deep midwicket

8.5

Mills to Tendulkar, no run, short of a length on the off stump, cramped for room, defends it on the off side

8.6

Mills to Tendulkar, no run, good length on the off stump, driven straight to mid-off

India 54/1   SR Tendulkar 35* (37b 5x4)

9.4

Butler to Tendulkar, no run, good length on middle and leg, driven off the front foot to mid-on

9.5

Butler to Tendulkar, 2 runs, flicked away through midwicket but there's cover in the deep, bowled a little too straight there, full on middle stump and that's bread and butter for Tendulkar

9.6

Butler to Tendulkar, 1 wide, down the leg side, an extra ball there, Tendulkar tries to glance it down fine but misses

9.6

Butler to Tendulkar, no run, bowled at 136 kmph, full on middle and off, defended solidly to mid-on

India 58/1   SR Tendulkar 37* (40b 5x4)

10.4

Mills to Tendulkar, no run, good length on the off stump, opens the face and pushes it away to point

10.5

Mills to Tendulkar, 1 run, angling down leg, clips off his pads to fine leg

India 60/1   SR Tendulkar 38* (42b 5x4)

11.1

Oram to Tendulkar, 1 run, short of a length outside off, cut away behind point towards third man

India 61/1   SR Tendulkar 39* (43b 5x4)

12.1

Butler to Tendulkar, no run, back of a length on middle, dropped into the leg side, calls for a single but is sent back

12.2

Butler to Tendulkar, 1 wide, bowled short outside leg stump, Tendulkar swivels and tries to dismiss that to the fine-leg boundary, misses but is given a wide

12.2

Butler to Tendulkar, no run, dances down the track, overpitched outside off stump and drives it powerfully but straight to mid-off, he was livid about missing out there

12.3

Butler to Tendulkar, 1 leg bye, appeal for lbw, bowled short of a length on middle and leg, Tendulkar tries to paddle it fine, is struck on the pads, Butler appeals but the umpire is not convinced. Replays indicate he may have been struck in line with leg, marginal call that

India 65/1   SR Tendulkar 39* (46b 5x4)

13.1

Oram to Tendulkar, no run, good length on the off stump, driven off the front foot to cover

13.2

Oram to Tendulkar, no run, fuller, is into the drive again but fails to beat the fielder once more, firmly struck though

13.3

Oram to Tendulkar, no run, slightly overpitched on the off stump, Tendulkar hits that through the line to mid-off

13.4

Oram to Tendulkar, no run, short of a length outside off, kept a little low, Tendulkar bends to guide that to third man, gets an inside edge straight onto McGlashan's pads

13.5

Oram to Tendulkar, no run, superb over so far, angling into Tendulkar from wide of the crease, steered to point, fails to find the gap again

13.6

Oram to Tendulkar, no run, excellent stuff, short of a length on middle, turned away to midwicket, Oram completes a maiden, that too in a powerplay

India 69/2   SR Tendulkar 39* (52b 5x4)

14.2

Butler to Tendulkar, no run, bowled at 134 kmph, slightly short on middle and off, defended to midwicket

14.3

Butler to Tendulkar, 2 runs, landed on a good length on middle, turned away off the front foot through midwicket, the fielder in the deep has to run a few yards to his left to get to that and the batsmen come back for the second amid all his hard work

14.4

Butler to Tendulkar, FOUR, a pressure relieving boundary that, bowled full outside off, gets forward and smashes it through the covers, powerfully struck

14.5

Butler to Tendulkar, 1 run, back of a length on middle, turned away wristily behind square for a single

India 77/2   SR Tendulkar 46* (56b 6x4)

15.1

Oram to Tendulkar, 1 run, stump-to-stump, good length on middle, worked away behind square for a single

15.4

Oram to Tendulkar, 1 run, full on middle, driven with a full face to long-on

India 80/2   SR Tendulkar 48* (58b 6x4)

16.1

Butler to Tendulkar, FOUR, reaches his 92nd ODI half-century with a glance down to the fine-leg boundary, bowled quick on the leg stump and he helps it on its way, a steady innings by the master

16.2

Butler to Tendulkar, 1 run, full on the pads, turned away again but this time straight to the fielder in the deep

India 85/2   SR Tendulkar 53* (60b 7x4)

17.1

Oram to Tendulkar, 1 run, he's stepping up here, short outside off, makes room and cuts it away well but straight to deep point

India 90/2   SR Tendulkar 54* (61b 7x4)

18.1

Butler to Tendulkar, 1 run, back of a length on the off stump, turns it away between midwicket and square leg for a single

India 91/2   SR Tendulkar 55* (62b 7x4)

19.1

Oram to Tendulkar, 3 wides, full, bowled down the leg side, McGlashan fumbles and the Indians get some handy extras

19.1

Oram to Tendulkar, 1 run, short of a good length on the off stump, bowled at 126 kmph, waits for it and then dabs it to third man

India 105/2   SR Tendulkar 56* (63b 7x4)

20.1

Patel to Tendulkar, 1 run, short on middle and spinning down, turned away off the back foot behind square

20.3

Patel to Tendulkar, 1 run, flighted on middle and off, closes the face to push it in the vacant square-leg region for a single

India 108/2   SR Tendulkar 58* (65b 7x4)

22.1

Southee to Tendulkar, 1 run, full outside off, Tendulkar flicks it away by walking front and across, towards deep square leg

22.4

Southee to Tendulkar, 1 run, overpitched outside off stump, makes room and slices it towards deep point

India 124/2   SR Tendulkar 60* (67b 7x4)

23.1

Ryder to Tendulkar, no run, bowled full on middle, makes room and drills it to mid-on

23.2

Ryder to Tendulkar, FOUR, shot of the day! The third man is up and there's a narrow gap between him and point, bowled full on the off stump, Tendulkar waits for it and opens the face to beat those two fielders, delicately done

23.3

Ryder to Tendulkar, 1 run, low full toss on the off stump, steered wide of point for a single

23.6

Ryder to Tendulkar, 1 run, tries to paddle it fine, gets an inside edge onto his pads and it lobs up on the leg side, they take a quick single before McGlashan runs forward to pick it up

India 147/2   SR Tendulkar 66* (71b 8x4)

24.1

Southee to Tendulkar, no run, full on middle and leg, driven straight to mid-on

24.2

Southee to Tendulkar, 1 run, misses out there, full toss on middle, flicked away to deep square leg, he could have hit that anywhere

24.5

Southee to Tendulkar, SIX, this a run-fest., full on leg stump, Tendulkar bends down and paddles it over the fine-leg boundary, beautifully struck, Southee, it seems, will be taken off soon

24.6

Southee to Tendulkar, no run, will feel he missed out, made room and Southee fired it in full outside off, tried to steer it past point but failed to reach it

India 159/2   SR Tendulkar 73* (75b 8x4 1x6)

25.3

Ryder to Tendulkar, 1 run, full outside off, Tendulkar drags it wide of mid-on for a single

25.5

Ryder to Tendulkar, FOUR, dreadful bowling, full toss on middle, Tendulkar paddles it away, helping it to the fine-leg boundary, you can't bowl like that with a short fine in place

25.6

Ryder to Tendulkar, FOUR, carnage! Full on middle and he whips it away through square leg, India coasting along now

India 176/2   SR Tendulkar 82* (78b 10x4 1x6)

27.1

Elliott to Tendulkar, 1 run, full on the off stump, driven through the line to long-off, the field is spread out now

27.3

Elliott to Tendulkar, no run, slower ball bowled short on the off stump, dabbed to point off the front foot

27.4

Elliott to Tendulkar, 1 run, full outside off, swung away a touch, driven to deep cover

27.6

Elliott to Tendulkar, 1 run, short of a length outside off, guided off the back foot to third man

India 195/2   SR Tendulkar 85* (82b 10x4 1x6)

28.1

Oram to Tendulkar, no run, good length on the off stump, defended off the front foot to cover, watchfully played

28.2

Oram to Tendulkar, no run, short outside off, tries to cut it towards third man, misses

28.3

Oram to Tendulkar, 1 leg bye, tries to paddle it over short fine, is struck on the pads outside the line, desperate cry from Oram but the umpire is unfazed

28.6

Oram to Tendulkar, no run, slower ball bowled full outside off, opens the face to play it to point

India 197/2   SR Tendulkar 85* (86b 10x4 1x6)

29.5

Elliott to Tendulkar, 1 wide, too wide, short and Tendulkar stretches full length to cut, misses

29.5

Elliott to Tendulkar, 1 run, full on the pads, flicked away towards deep square leg

India 206/3   SR Tendulkar 86* (87b 10x4 1x6)

30.1

Patel to Tendulkar, 1 run, tossed up on middle and leg, lands short, worked away to deep square

India 207/3   SR Tendulkar 87* (88b 10x4 1x6)

31.1

Elliott to Tendulkar, no run, fuller ball on middle, driven off the front foot to mid-on

31.2

Elliott to Tendulkar, 1 run, swats it wide of mid-off for a single

31.5

Elliott to Tendulkar, SIX, sweetly struck, he's into the 90's now, was not to the pitch there, bowled on a good length outside off, he made room and lofted it cleanly over the long-off boundary, went through with the shot, had made up his mind early

31.6

Elliott to Tendulkar, no run, full on middle and off, turned away but straight to midwicket

India 223/3   SR Tendulkar 94* (92b 10x4 2x6)

32.3

Patel to Tendulkar, 1 run, on middle and leg, worked away behind square for a single

32.6

Patel to Tendulkar, no run, full on middle, mistimes a drive to midwicket

India 226/3   SR Tendulkar 95* (94b 10x4 2x6)

33.3

Elliott to Tendulkar, 1 run, short on the off stump, pushed off the back foot to long-off

33.5

Elliott to Tendulkar, 1 run, and again, full outside off, driven with a full face for a single

India 230/3   SR Tendulkar 97* (96b 10x4 2x6)

34.3

Patel to Tendulkar, no run, good length on the off stump, pushed back to Patel

34.4

Patel to Tendulkar, 1 run, full on the off stump, pushed firmly to long-on

India 239/3   SR Tendulkar 98* (98b 10x4 2x6)

35.3

Elliott to Tendulkar, no run, short of a length on the off stump, defended into the off side

35.4

Elliott to Tendulkar, 1 run, full outside off, pushed firmly wide of mid-off, he gets a quick single, makes it easily even as the fielder aims accurately at the stumps at the non-striker's end

35.6

Elliott to Tendulkar, 1 run, Hundred No. 43 in ODIs for the great man, short of a length on middle and leg, turns it away stylishly behind square to reach the landmark, an excellent innings, his first century in New Zealand

India 244/3   SR Tendulkar 100* (101b 10x4 2x6)

36.1

Patel to Tendulkar, 1 run, tossed up on middle and off, pushed towards deep square leg

36.3

Patel to Tendulkar, SIX, he's cutting loose now, not there to the pitch, fired in quick on a good length on the off stump, he charges down and smashes it over long-off, played with a slightly open face there, still managed to clear the ropes

36.4

Patel to Tendulkar, FOUR, classy, low full toss outside off, he makes room and slices it away over point, delightful batting this

36.5

Patel to Tendulkar, 1 leg bye, quicker ball bowled full outside leg stump, chased Tendulkar as he made room, struck on the pads and they get a leg bye

India 257/3   SR Tendulkar 111* (105b 11x4 3x6)

37.1

Elliott to Tendulkar, 1 run, short of a length on middle, whipped away to deep midwicket

37.3

Elliott to Tendulkar, 1 run, full on the off stump, paddled away straight to short fine, they manage a single

37.5

Elliott to Tendulkar, no run, full on the leg stump and seemed to be sliding down, Tendulkar tried to flick it behind square, struck on the pads, big appeal turned down

37.6

Elliott to Tendulkar, 2 runs, full outside off, pushed off the front foot to deep cover and an overthrow allows them another single

India 263/3   SR Tendulkar 115* (109b 11x4 3x6)

38.2

Mills to Tendulkar, 1 run, back of a length outside off, guided off the back foot to third man

38.5

Mills to Tendulkar, FOUR, abysmal bowling from Mills, bowls a full toss on middle, Tendulkar gets across and paddles it over short fine for a one bounce four

38.6

Mills to Tendulkar, 1 run, full outside off, gets back and just bunts it to deep cover

India 273/3   SR Tendulkar 121* (112b 12x4 3x6)

39.1

Southee to Tendulkar, 1 run, full outside off stump, sliced towards deep point

39.3

Southee to Tendulkar, 1 run, dropped, full outside off, makes room and tries to slice that over short-third where Elliot fails to hold on to a sharp chance jumping to his left

39.5

Southee to Tendulkar, 2 runs, full toss outside off, steered through point into the deep for a couple

39.6

Southee to Tendulkar, FOUR, picked it up beautifully, full on middle, gets under it and strikes it cleanly over midwicket

India 283/3   SR Tendulkar 129* (116b 13x4 3x6)

40.2

Mills to Tendulkar, no run, full toss on the off stump, struck straight to cover, will feel he missed out there

40.3

Mills to Tendulkar, 1 run, just short of Ryder at long-off, full toss on middle, comes down the track and lofts it straight towards him, he slips as he tries to run forward to take that, nothing going right for the hosts

40.5

Mills to Tendulkar, 1 run, fine leg has been pushed back, full outside leg stump, sweeps it straight to him

India 287/3   SR Tendulkar 131* (119b 13x4 3x6)

41.3

Southee to Tendulkar, 2 runs, full outside off, slices it over point for a couple more

41.4

Southee to Tendulkar, FOUR, stellar shot, length ball again but they have to be dealt with, he's done it superbly here, makes room and just jabs it wide of cover, no effort there, just timing

41.5

Southee to Tendulkar, 1 run, full on middle and leg, glanced down to fine leg, brings up the 300

India 300/3   SR Tendulkar 138* (122b 14x4 3x6)

42.2

Ryder to Tendulkar, FOUR, atrocious bowling, full toss on leg stump and Tendulkar glances it down fine, a gift really, hands this pair a century partnership

42.3

Ryder to Tendulkar, 1 run, full outside off, sliced away to deep point

42.5

Ryder to Tendulkar, 1 run, full on the off stump, chips it towards long-off, fell just short

India 309/3   SR Tendulkar 144* (125b 15x4 3x6)

43.1

Elliott to Tendulkar, 1 run, fullish outside off stump, makes room but mistimes a drive towards point, gets a single

43.3

Elliott to Tendulkar, SIX, reaches another landmark here, but an outstanding shot, fullish on the off stump, makes room and lofts it cleanly over a widish long-off

43.4

Elliott to Tendulkar, FOUR, smashed through the cover region, overpitched again and he caresses that between long-off and deep cover

43.5

Elliott to Tendulkar, 1 run, full on middle, has a wild swing at it, gets an inside edge to fine leg, he's in a bit of pain here, did he pulled a stomach muscle?

India 322/3   SR Tendulkar 156* (129b 16x4 4x6)

44.1

Ryder to Tendulkar, 1 leg bye, full outside off, tries to paddle it fine, is struck on the pads outside the line, gets a leg bye

44.4

Ryder to Tendulkar, 1 no ball, beamer and Ryder immediately apologises, Tendulkar still in some pain, how long can he carry on?

44.4

Ryder to Tendulkar, SIX, what a shot! Battling through pain and still manages to clear the boundary, overpitched outside off and that's dismissed over the deep-cover boundary, felt his ribs immediately after playing that, he's in some trouble here

44.5

Ryder to Tendulkar, 1 run, worked away to deep square leg, full on middle and leg

India 338/3   SR Tendulkar 163* (133b 16x4 5x6)
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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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