India in New Zealand T20I Series - 1st T20I

New Zealand v India

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

6.3

Vettori to Dhoni, 1 run, pushes it to the offside for a single

6.5

Vettori to Dhoni, no run, another arm ball from Vettori, defended off the backfoot to short extra cover by Dhoni

6.6

Vettori to Dhoni, no run, big shout for lbw from Vettori as Dhoni is struck by a full ball on his toes, but Dhoni managed to get some bat on that

India 58/4   MS Dhoni 1* (3b)

7.2

Butler to Dhoni, no run, angling into the pads, Dhoni tries to whip it to midwicket, doesn't make contact with the ball

7.3

Butler to Dhoni, 1 run, turned to square leg by Dhoni, a single to him

7.5

Butler to Dhoni, OUT, Dhoni's bowled! India are in trouble here, a hint of inward movement from a back of a length ball, Dhoni jumped and tried to defend but that kept lower than he expected and his offstump is rocked back

MS Dhoni b Butler 2 (5m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

India 61/5   MS Dhoni 2 (6b)
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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