India in New Zealand T20I Series - 1st T20I

New Zealand v India

New Zealand won by 7 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)

9.5

NL McCullum to IK Pathan, no run, turned to short midwicket by Irfan, no run

9.6

NL McCullum to IK Pathan, 1 run, Irfan pushes it to long-off for a single

India 83/6   IK Pathan 1* (2b)

10.1

Vettori to IK Pathan, no run, poked towards point by Irfan

10.2

Vettori to IK Pathan, 1 run

10.4

Vettori to IK Pathan, no run, watchfully pushes a length ball towards cover

10.5

Vettori to IK Pathan, 1 run, on the pads, easily worked to square leg for a single

India 86/6   IK Pathan 3* (6b)

11.1

O'Brien to IK Pathan, 1 run, starts off with a slower yorker on legstump, Irfan just about manages to dig it out

11.3

O'Brien to IK Pathan, 1 run, length ball on offstump, well-timed drive towards wide long-off

11.5

O'Brien to IK Pathan, no run, slower offcutter from O'Brien, surprises Irfan, the batsman was looking to cut the ball but that was too close to the body to be attempting that

11.6

O'Brien to IK Pathan, 1 run, yet another single to end the over, Irfan drives an overpitched ball to mid-off

India 92/6   IK Pathan 6* (10b)

12.1

NL McCullum to IK Pathan, FOUR, Irfan continues in the same vein as his brother, he charges down the track and lofts Nathan down the ground for only the second four of the innings

12.2

NL McCullum to IK Pathan, 1 run, appeal for lbw, but Irfan had inside edged that onto his pads

12.5

NL McCullum to IK Pathan, 1 run, Nathan's firing it in, flat and fast, punched back past the bowler this time

India 99/6   IK Pathan 12* (13b 1x4)

13.3

Ryder to IK Pathan, OUT, that's the end of Irfan, soft dismissal, Irfan opened the face of the bat to run it down to third man, gets too much off the ball and it flies at a nice, catchable height to Nathan McCullum at backward point

IK Pathan c NL McCullum b Ryder 12 (13m 14b 1x4 0x6) SR: 85.71

India 101/7   IK Pathan 12 (14b 1x4)
Series Results
New Zealand v India at Wellington - Feb 27, 2009
New Zealand won by 5 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
New Zealand v India at Christchurch - Feb 25, 2009
New Zealand won by 7 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
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Photos

Feb 25, 2009

Jacob Oram has a chat with Suresh Raina after hitting the winning runs, New Zealand v India, 1st Twenty20 international, Christchurch, February 25, 2009

Jacob Oram has a chat with Suresh Raina after hitting the winning runs

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Feb 25, 2009

There was support for India at the AMI Stadium, New Zealand v India, 1st Twenty20 international, Christchurch, February 25, 2009

There was support for India at the AMI Stadium

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