India in New Zealand ODI Series - 3rd ODI

New Zealand v India

India won by 58 runs

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

1.6

Southee to Sehwag, no run, bowled full on middle and leg, tries to drive it past midwicket, probably got a thin edge onto the pads and it seemed as though it was going down anyway

India 12/0   TG Southee 1-0-2-0

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   TG Southee 2-0-8-0

5.1

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

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

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   TG Southee 3-0-18-0

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

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   TG Southee 4-0-22-0

22.1

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

22.2

Southee to Yuvraj Singh, no run, astounding fielding, low full toss on the off stump and that went like a rocket to Broom who threw himself to his left at mid-off to prevent a certain four, Tendulkar was halfway down the pitch and Broom threw it back in, though a little too slowly, and the master dived full length at the non-striker's end to make it back. You don;t often see him diving while he's batting

22.3

Southee to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, fullish outside off, pushed wide of Broom this time for a comfortable single

22.4

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

22.5

Southee to Yuvraj Singh, SIX, just a punch and that's landed 10 rows back over the long-on boundary, full toss outside off and it's just a firm push, how did he manage that? There was no follow through there, the ball's lost now

22.6

Southee to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, expensive over, full and wide, Yuvraj makes room and steers it uppishly wide of point, he's looking lethal here

India 134/2   TG Southee 5-0-35-0

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

24.3

Southee to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, sweetly timed, that raced off the bat, overpitched on the off stump, Yuvraj makes room and creams that just a little wide of Guptill at deep cover, it had disappeared over the ropes in a blink

24.4

Southee to Yuvraj Singh, 1 leg bye, bowled short outside leg and nipped back in, struck Yuvraj high on the pads as he tried to turn that away, they get a leg bye

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   TG Southee 6-0-46-0

39.1

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

39.2

Southee to Dhoni, 1 run, full on the off stump, driven firmly down the ground to long-on

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

39.4

Southee to Dhoni, 1 run, length ball on the off stump, driven to long-off

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   TG Southee 7-0-56-0

41.1

Southee to Dhoni, FOUR, smashed, full on middle, Dhoni makes room and drills that down the ground past the bowler, an ankle breaker that, Southie did a good job of evading it

41.2

Southee to Dhoni, 1 run, slower ball bowled short outside off, slapped towards deep cover for a single

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

41.6

Southee to Dhoni, 1 run, slapped back past the bowler, another length ball, hit straight to long-off

India 301/3   TG Southee 8-0-69-0

45.1

Southee to Raina, 1 run, full on middle and off, struck down to long-on

45.2

Southee to Dhoni, FOUR, the length-ball fest continues, overpitched on middle, Dhoni makes room and slaps it powerfully down the ground, long-on running to his left has no chance

45.3

Southee to Dhoni, 1 run, yorker length on the off stump, dug out into the off side for a single

45.4

Southee to Raina, no run, good length on the off stump, dragged down to midwicket

45.5

Southee to Raina, SIX, not there to hit but still manages to clear the boundary, bowled on a good length outside off and just heaves it over midwicket for a big one

45.6

Southee to Raina, SIX, goodness gracious, another one, full on middle, gets under it and dismisses it over the deep-midwicket boundary

India 356/3   TG Southee 9-0-87-0

47.1

Southee to Dhoni, 1 run, short of a good length on the off stump, swatted down the ground for a single, the ball's a fly, and Dhoni's bat the the thing that you swat it with, no idea what it's called

47.2

Southee to Raina, SIX, overpitched again, on middle stump, Raina gets under it and smashes it straight over the bowler's head

47.3

Southee to Raina, SIX, brings up Southee's century, with the ball, full outside off, makes room and lofts it cleanly over extra cover

47.4

Southee to Raina, 1 run, dropped into the leg side for a single, good length on middle and leg

47.5

Southee to Dhoni, FOUR, short and wide, makes room and carts it wide of extra cover to beat long-off and deep cover

47.6

Southee to Dhoni, no run, slower ball bowled full on the off stump, sliced away to extra cover, who's standing on the edge of the circle

India 381/3   TG Southee 10-0-105-0
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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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