India in New Zealand ODI Series - 3rd ODI

New Zealand v India

India won by 58 runs

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

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   IG Butler 1-0-4-0

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

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

12.5

Butler to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, what a start! Full outside off, there to hit and does so quite beautifully, leans into the drive to bisect the gap between mid-off and cover, a textbook shot that, confidently played

12.6

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

India 69/2   IG Butler 2-0-9-1

14.1

Butler to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, back of a length on the off stump, Yuvraj stands tall and pushes it wide of the bowler for a single

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

14.6

Butler to Yuvraj Singh, no run, good length on the off stump, defended with a lunge towards cover

India 77/2   IG Butler 3-0-17-1

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

16.3

Butler to Yuvraj Singh, no run, good length on the off stump, defended cautiously to cover off the front foot

16.4

Butler to Yuvraj Singh, no run, back of a length on middle, gets back and pushes it back to Butler

16.5

Butler to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, cut away, fraction short and he seizes the length quickly, gets back and bisects the narrow gap between point and backward point

16.6

Butler to Yuvraj Singh, no run, good length outside off, leans forward and crunches it to cover

India 89/2   IG Butler 4-0-26-1

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

18.2

Butler to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, just fractionally short outside off, Yuvraj stands tall and pulls it away over midwicket, that's his trademark shot, fiercely struck but he was still disappointed he didn't clear the ropes

18.3

Butler to Yuvraj Singh, no run, short of a good length on the off stump, punched off the back foot to cover

18.4

Butler to Yuvraj Singh, SIX, massive, gets what he wants this time, landed on a good length outside off, he picked the length early and dismisses it over the deep-midwicket boundary, ended up a few rows back in the stands, the first six of the game, also brings the Indian 100

18.5

Butler to Yuvraj Singh, no run, full outside off stump, pushed firmly off the front foot to mid-off

18.6

Butler to Yuvraj Singh, no run, on target, good length on middle, defended back to the bowler

India 101/2   IG Butler 5-0-37-1
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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