India in New Zealand T20I Series - 1st T20I

New Zealand v India

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

0.1

Southee to Gambhir, no run, starts off with a length ball outside off, Gambhir takes a couple of paces down the track as he pushes it towards cover

0.2

Southee to Gambhir, no run, Gambhir walks across the stumps and punches it to point, no run again

0.3

Southee to Gambhir, 1 run, Gambhir tries to get his first run with a big heave over long-on, gets a bottom edge onto his pads, and the batsmen scamper through for a single, that ball swung in a touch

India 1/0   G Gambhir 1* (3b)

1.1

O'Brien to Gambhir, no run, overpitched outside off, Gambhir pokes it towards point

1.2

O'Brien to Gambhir, 1 run, yorker length from O'Brien, Gambhir tries to make room to work the ball but he can only squeeze it towards extra cover

1.5

O'Brien to Gambhir, FOUR, Gambhir gets into the act now, does a trademark shimmy down the track, moving towards the ball, carves it square for a boundary

1.6

O'Brien to Gambhir, OUT, Gambhir's gone, middle stump's on the ground, a bit short again from O'Brien, Gambhir was looking to clobber him over midwicket, the ball doesn't bounce as much as he expects and it hits the top of middle

G Gambhir b O'Brien 6 (8m 7b 1x4 0x6) SR: 85.71

India 25/1   G Gambhir 6 (7b 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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