India in New Zealand T20I Series - 1st T20I

New Zealand v India

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

6.1

Vettori to Yuvraj Singh, no run, starts off a bit wide outside off, Yuvraj tries to steer it to third man, misses the ball

6.2

Vettori to Yuvraj Singh, OUT, Yuvraj's gone! another big blow, New Zealand have the edge now, a quicker arm ball from Vettori, Yuvraj goes for the sweep, misses and is rapped in front on middle

Yuvraj Singh lbw b Vettori 1 (4m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

6.3

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

6.4

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

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   DL Vettori 1-0-2-1

8.1

Vettori to YK Pathan, no run, that was close, vociferous appeal for lbw from Vettori, that pitched on a length and hit him low in front of middle, umpire may have had doubts whether there was some bat involved as Yusuf defended

8.2

Vettori to YK Pathan, no run, cut away to point, straight to the fielder

8.3

Vettori to YK Pathan, 1 run, powerfully swatted to wide long-on, only a single for a lot of effort

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   DL Vettori 2-0-4-1

10.1

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

10.2

Vettori to IK Pathan, 1 run

10.3

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

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

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   DL Vettori 3-0-8-1

14.1

Vettori to Harbhajan Singh, 1 run, overpitched on legstump, Harbhajan nudges it towards midwicket

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

14.4

Vettori to Harbhajan Singh, no run, tried to paddle-sweep, gets a thick inside-edge onto his pad and teh ball rolls towards short midwicket

14.5

Vettori to Harbhajan Singh, 1 run, uses his feet and drives it to long-off for a single

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   DL Vettori 4-0-18-1
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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