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)
0.1

Mills to Sehwag, (no ball) 1 run, starts off with a no ball, bowled short on middle and leg, worked away off the back foot to fine leg

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

0.6

Mills to Sehwag, no run, short and wide but Sehwag is not onto it well enough, mistimes an attempted cut towards short cover

India 10/0   KD Mills 1-0-10-0
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

2.2

Mills to Sehwag, no run, short on middle, tries to pull it away over midwicket, misses, is struck on the thighs

2.3

Mills to Sehwag, 2 runs, good length on middle, driven back past Mills off the back foot for a couple, well timed

2.4

Mills to Sehwag, OUT, timber! Bowled straight on middle, similar to the previous delivery, Sehwag goes for a cross-batted heave over midwicket, it seemed as if the ball kept just a little low, he missed and the stumps took a beating. New Zealand have struck early, removing India's most explosive batsman

V Sehwag b Mills 3 (15m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

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   KD Mills 2-0-13-1
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

4.3

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

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   KD Mills 3-0-21-1
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

6.4

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

6.6

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

India 43/1   KD Mills 4-0-25-1
8.1

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

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

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   KD Mills 5-0-32-1
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

10.4

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

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   KD Mills 6-0-34-1
38.1

Mills to Dhoni, 1 run, short of a length outside off, pushed off the back foot to deep cover

38.2

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

38.3

Mills to Dhoni, no run, short of a length outside off, opens the face to push it to point

38.4

Mills to Dhoni, 3 runs, full on middle, chipped over midwicket for three runs, straight in the gap between deep midwicket and long-on

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   KD Mills 7-0-44-1
40.1

Mills to Dhoni, 1 run, good length outside off, pushed firmly to cover who misfields and allows the batsmen to take a single

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

40.4

Mills to Dhoni, 1 run, short of a length on the off stump, pushed off the back foot through the covers

40.5

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

40.6

Mills to Dhoni, 1 run, good length on middle, much better over, comes down the track and plays it to long-on for a single

India 288/3   KD Mills 8-0-49-1
46.1

Mills to Dhoni, 1 run, short on middle, pulls it away to deep square leg

46.2

Mills to Raina, 1 run, short of a good length outside off, chops it behind point for a single

46.3

Mills to Dhoni, 2 runs, back of a length on middle, turns it away off the back foot through midwicket for a well-run couple

46.4

Mills to Dhoni, 1 run, short on middle, worked away off the back foot through the same region, but the fielder in the deep is quick on his feet and keeps them to a single

46.5

Mills to Raina, 1 run, full outside off, driven off the front foot to deep cover

46.6

Mills to Dhoni, 1 run, short of a good length on the off stump, pushed to mid-off, who's at the edge of the circle, for a single

India 363/3   KD Mills 9-0-56-1
48.1

Mills to Raina, no run, the first bouncer of the day, where was it all this while, Millis bangs it in short on middle and Raina ducks, a few more of those earlier would have definitely helped

48.2

Mills to Raina, no run, yorker length on the off stump, Raina digs it out back to Mills, two dot balls

48.3

Mills to Raina, 1 run, full outside off, driven uppishly towards deep cover, gets a single

48.4

Mills to Dhoni, OUT, Dhoni goes after an excellent cameo, short on middle, tries to pull it away over deep square leg, gets the top edge and McGlashan runs back to take a well judged catch on the second attempt

MS Dhoni c †McGlashan b Mills 68 (76m 58b 5x4 2x6) SR: 117.24

48.5

Mills to Raina, 1 run, full outside off, steered straight to point, an excellent over this

48.6

Mills to Pathan, no run, good length outside off, creamed to McCullum at cover who fields well diving to his left, Mills did a good job there

India 383/4   KD Mills 10-0-58-2
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