India tour of New Zealand, 3rd ODI: New Zealand v India at Christchurch, Mar 8, 2009
India won by 58 runs
08 March 2009 - day/night match (50-over match)
2.5

Mills to Gambhir, no run, bang on target, bowled on a good length on middle, held its line, defended watchfully back to the bowler

2.6

Mills to Gambhir, no run, good length outside off and going away with the angle, left alone

India 15/1   G Gambhir 0* (2b)
4.3

Mills to Gambhir, 1 run, back of a length on the off stump, just dabbed in front of midwicket and they set off for a single

India 27/1   G Gambhir 1* (3b)
5.1

Southee to Gambhir, 1 run, short outside off, cut away past point towards third man

5.6

Southee to Gambhir, FOUR, Gambhir into the act now, fraction full outside off, he gets front and across and turns it away wristily wide of square leg

India 39/1   G Gambhir 6* (5b 1x4)
6.4

Mills to Gambhir, no run, Gambhir gives the charge and tries to cart that over the infield on the off side, it's a little too wide, fails to reach it

6.5

Mills to Gambhir, 1 run, short on middle, paddles it down to fine leg

India 41/1   G Gambhir 7* (7b 1x4)
7.1

Southee to Gambhir, no run, bowled on a good length on middle, pushed to midwicket

7.2

Southee to Gambhir, 2 runs, full on middle and leg, turned away behind square, fine leg takes some time to gather the ball and they run an easy two

7.3

Southee to Gambhir, no run, edged, spat off the pitch after landing on a good length on the off stump, Gambhir tries to defend it on the leg side, gets a leading edge that lands short of point

7.4

Southee to Gambhir, 1 run, back of a length on leg stump, pushed wide of midwicket for a single

India 46/1   G Gambhir 10* (11b 1x4)
8.2

Mills to Gambhir, 1 no ball, oversteps, short on leg stump, Gambhir tries to do a repeat of what his partner did the previous ball, is struck on the thighs

8.2

Mills to Gambhir, no run, escapes, bowled full on the off stump, makes room and creams it straight to cover, who's right on the circle, Gambhir misses out

8.3

Mills to Gambhir, 1 run, bowled short of a length outside off, chops it down to third man off the back foot

India 50/1   G Gambhir 11* (14b 1x4)
9.1

Butler to Gambhir, no run, short outside off, tries to cut, misses

9.2

Butler to Gambhir, no run

9.3

Butler to Gambhir, 1 run, full outside off, driven towards McCullum at mid-off for a quick single, he fumbles

India 55/1   G Gambhir 12* (17b 1x4)
10.1

Mills to Gambhir, no run, back of a length on middle, makes room and chops it to cover, mistimed it there

10.2

Mills to Gambhir, no run, excellent fielding, guided wide of point where Jesse Ryder dives to his right and quickly throws the ball back in to prevent a single

10.3

Mills to Gambhir, 1 run, beats him this time, marginally short outside off, dabs it down to third man

10.6

Mills to Gambhir, no run, back of a length on the off stump, dropped onto the pitch and calls for a single, Tendulkar wisely sends him back

India 60/1   G Gambhir 13* (21b 1x4)
11.2

Oram to Gambhir, no run, short outside off, guided to point

11.3

Oram to Gambhir, no run, good length on the off stump, defended off the front foot to the bowler

11.4

Oram to Gambhir, no run, Gambhir had already made up his mind to go after that but didn't pick the slower one, tried to swat that over cover but was too early into the shot, missed it

11.5

Oram to Gambhir, 2 runs, well played, worked away behind square, it's a little wide of fine leg and they have ample time to come back for the second

11.6

Oram to Gambhir, no run, bowled straight on middle, kept a little low, Gambhir did well to bring his bat down in time, played it back to the bowler

India 63/1   G Gambhir 15* (26b 1x4)
12.4

Butler to Gambhir, OUT, gone! Slightly short outside off, gets some good bounce, Gambhir tries to guide that to third man, gets a thick edge and McGlashan snaps it easily

G Gambhir c †McGlashan b Butler 15 (46m 27b 1x4 0x6) SR: 55.55

India 65/2   G Gambhir 15 (27b 1x4)
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