India in New Zealand T20I Series - 1st T20I

New Zealand v India

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

2.5

Butler to Raina, no run, played with soft hands towards short midwicket, Sehwag wanted a single but Rain a screams "No, no, no"

2.6

Butler to Raina, no run, good looking shot from Raina, slightly wide and Raina carves it towards cover, no run though

India 32/1   SK Raina 0* (2b)

3.3

O'Brien to Raina, no run, superb over so far from O'Brien, a yorker on middle and leg, Raina just about dig it out

3.4

O'Brien to Raina, SIX, oh dear, Raina gets his first runs with the biggest six of the game so far, Raina clears his front leg and absolutely smashes that over midwicket

3.5

O'Brien to Raina, 1 run, great comeback from O'Brien, yorker on legstump, Raina squeezes it towards point

India 40/2   SK Raina 7* (5b 1x6)

4.1

Southee to Raina, no run, length ball outside off, pokes towards point by Raina for a single

4.2

Southee to Raina, 1 leg bye, stifled appeal for lbw from the bowler, that was pitching outside leg, the ball trickles towards the offside and the batsmen scamper a single

4.6

Southee to Raina, SIX, terrible delivery to end the over, high full toss outside off, Raina clubs that over point for a six, it had been a superb over till then

India 48/2   SK Raina 13* (8b 2x6)

5.3

Butler to Raina, no run, Raina pushes the ball to point

5.4

Butler to Raina, no run, back of a length on off, played with soft hands towards cover, Raina shouts "No" early

5.5

Butler to Raina, 1 run, overpitched on middle, Raina pushes it towards mid-off for a single

India 55/3   SK Raina 14* (11b 2x6)

6.4

Vettori to Raina, 1 run, punched down to long-off for a single by Raina

India 58/4   SK Raina 15* (12b 2x6)

7.1

Butler to Raina, 1 run, carved to deep square leg by Raina, Oram's there at the boundary to cut it off

7.4

Butler to Raina, 1 run, overpitched on middle and off, Raina pushes it to long-off, a bit too firmly to come back for a second

India 61/4   SK Raina 17* (14b 2x6)

8.4

Vettori to Raina, no run, flighted by Vettori, pushed back to the bowler by Raina

8.5

Vettori to Raina, 1 wide, down the leg side and that's a wide

8.5

Vettori to Raina, no run, slightly tossed up by Vettori, outside off, Raina eyes light up and he goes a big swipe over midwicket, doesn't connect with the ball

8.6

Vettori to Raina, no run, jabbed towards extra cover by Raina

India 64/5   SK Raina 17* (17b 2x6)

10.3

Vettori to Raina, 1 run, angling into the pads, Raina works it behind square for a single

10.6

Vettori to Raina, 1 wide, Vettori slides it too much down the legside and that's a wide

10.6

Vettori to Raina, no run, wonderful over from Vettori, ends it with a length ball on middle, Raina goes on the backfoot and drives it towards extra cover

India 87/6   SK Raina 18* (19b 2x6)

11.2

O'Brien to Raina, 1 run, another single, this time to point, Raina is given width and he helps himself

11.4

O'Brien to Raina, 1 run, low full toss outside off, Raina powers that to long-off

India 91/6   SK Raina 20* (21b 2x6)

12.3

NL McCullum to Raina, no run

12.4

NL McCullum to Raina, 1 run, Raina plays it with soft hands towards point, Brendon McCullum has to run across to field

12.6

NL McCullum to Raina, 1 run, Raina shuffles down the track to punch the ball to long-on, the single brings up India's 100

India 100/6   SK Raina 22* (24b 2x6)

13.1

Ryder to Raina, no run, starts off with a length ball on off, pushed towards extra cover

13.2

Ryder to Raina, 1 run, full toss on offstump, flailed towards cover for a single

India 101/6   SK Raina 23* (26b 2x6)

14.2

Vettori to Raina, SIX, stunning shot from Raina, he loves that midwicket area and he got under that ball from Vettori and send it into the crowd

14.3

Vettori to Raina, 1 run, worked to deep square leg

14.6

Vettori to Raina, 1 run, poor delivery but Raina doesn't capitalise, short and down the legside, Raina helps it on its way to backward square leg

India 112/7   SK Raina 31* (29b 3x6)

15.1

Ryder to Raina, 2 runs, powerfully driven down the ground by Raina, Neil Broom does well to come across and cut it off at the long-on boundary

15.2

Ryder to Raina, 1 run, pitched up, on the pads, Raina swings it to midwicket

15.6

Ryder to Raina, 1 run, driven forcefully towards midwicket, so forcefully that he has to really steam through to complete the single

India 117/7   SK Raina 35* (32b 3x6)

16.1

Butler to Raina, 1 run, full toss outside off, Raina thrashes it towards deep cover

16.3

Butler to Raina, 1 run, another yorker from Butler, chopped to point by Raina, chance of a run-out at the keeper's end but the throw is wide

16.6

Butler to Raina, 1 wide, Butler has been very accurate this over so far but this was too wide outside off

16.6

Butler to Raina, FOUR, french cut from Raina, it was overpitched and just outside off, Raina went for the booming drive, gets a thick inside edge and it races past the keeper for a welcome boundary for India

India 128/7   SK Raina 41* (35b 1x4 3x6)

17.4

Southee to Raina, 1 run, overpitched on off, Raina leans across to work it towards midwicket

India 132/7   SK Raina 42* (36b 1x4 3x6)

18.2

O'Brien to Raina, SIX, superb shot from Raina, it was a low full toss from O'Brien, Raina stays on the backfoot to get under it and launch it over long-off

18.3

O'Brien to Raina, SIX, Raina brings up his half-century with another six, this was a length ball, Raina mishit it, getting it to go too high, just clear the straight boundary by a yard or so

18.4

O'Brien to Raina, no run, wide and full, Raina looks to cut, gets a bottom edge back to the bowler

18.5

O'Brien to Raina, FOUR, stunning timing from Raina to bring up the 150, very full and at least a foot outside off, Raina was backing away, he just opened the face of the bat to steer it square of the man at the third man

18.6

O'Brien to Raina, 1 run, good yorker to finish, Raina squeezes it to the on side for a single and retain strike

India 151/7   SK Raina 59* (41b 2x4 5x6)

19.1

Southee to Raina, 1 run, full toss, Raina mishits it down the ground, it bounces a couple of times before going to the fielder at long-off

19.3

Southee to Raina, 1 run, good ball that, full and angling into the batsman, Raina can only push it to long-off

India 154/7   SK Raina 61* (43b 2x4 5x6)
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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