Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

10.1

O'Brien to Faisal Iqbal, no run, starts with ball in the channel outside off, defended towards point

10.2

O'Brien to Faisal Iqbal, no run, nice line again, just outside off, left alone this time

10.3

O'Brien to Faisal Iqbal, no run, wider outside off, batsman is happy to leave it to the keeper, that was a 143kmh delivery

10.4

O'Brien to Faisal Iqbal, no run, 141kmh this time, but doesn't bother the batsman as it is well outside off

10.5

O'Brien to Faisal Iqbal, OUT, O'Brien strikes in his first over! a 138kmh short ball, rises sharply, Iqbal looks to defend, gets it on the splice of the bat and lobs towards Guptill at gully

Faisal Iqbal c Guptill b O'Brien 6 (32m 25b 1x4 0x6) SR: 24.00

10.6

O'Brien to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, finishes with a length ball just outside off, 144kmh, steered towards backward gully by Mohammad Yousuf

Pakistan 39/2   IE O'Brien 1-1-0-1

12.1

O'Brien to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, good start to the over from O'Brien, full and just outside off, blocked by Yousuf

12.2

O'Brien to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, slightly wider outside off, shoulders arms

12.3

O'Brien to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, on off this time, 140kmh, Yousuf gets behind the line and defends

12.4

O'Brien to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, testing over from O'Brien so far, a 143kmh bouncer now, Yousuf is quick to get under it

12.5

O'Brien to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, short of length on off, Yousuf opens the face and guides it towards gully, Guptill onto it

12.6

O'Brien to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, back of a length, angling into off, Yousuf gets forward and defends towards point, and that's drinks

Pakistan 39/2   IE O'Brien 2-2-0-1

14.1

O'Brien to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, length ball on off, Yousuf defends to the leg side after walking forward

14.2

O'Brien to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, superb delivery from O'Brien, a stifled appeal from the keeper for caught behind, that one squared up yousuf who was fishing for it outside off, beaten, 140kmh

14.3

O'Brien to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, much better from Yousuf, a confident leave to a delivery just outside off

14.4

O'Brien to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, short ball from O'Brien, outside off, Yousuf sways out of the way, 143kmh

14.5

O'Brien to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, full and just outside off, Yousuf blocks it towards gully

14.6

O'Brien to Mohammad Yousuf, OUT, O'Brien has got Yousuf for a duck, massive breakthrough, Yousuf looks to slash a back of length ball outside off, away from the body, outside edges it to the left of second slip, where McIntosh latches onto it

Mohammad Yousuf c McIntosh b O'Brien 0 (21m 13b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Pakistan 43/3   IE O'Brien 3-3-0-2

16.1

O'Brien to Umar Akmal, no run, Umar Akmal gets forward and opens the face to get his first ball towards gully

16.2

O'Brien to Umar Akmal, no run, short ball, O'Brien keeping the pace up, 143kmh, not too far outside off, Akmal drops his wrists and sways out of the way to let the ball go

16.3

O'Brien to Umar Akmal, no run, another short one, gets behind the line and defends, bottom hand comes off as he plays

16.4

O'Brien to Umar Akmal, no run, a late decision to leave the ball, it was a lot fuller this time, just outside off

16.5

O'Brien to Umar Akmal, no run, back of a length, into offstump, 146kmh, Akmal walks across defends towards the leg side

16.6

O'Brien to Umar Akmal, no run, length ball into off, gets well forward and blocks towards gully

Pakistan 43/3   IE O'Brien 4-4-0-2

18.1

O'Brien to Imran Farhat, 3 runs, a bit of width, Farhat throws his bat at that, mistimed but enough on it to beat fly over extra cover, brings up the fifty

18.2

O'Brien to Umar Akmal, OUT, O'Brien, why are you leaving? short ball gets Umar Akmal this time, short ball 144kmh, Akmal prods at it and gives catching practice to Guptill at gully, another duck, 4.2-4-3-3 are O'Brien's figures, a dream spell

Umar Akmal c Guptill b O'Brien 0 (16m 11b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

18.3

O'Brien to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, 145kmh, length ball outside off, Misbah lets it go to the keeper

18.4

O'Brien to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, has Misbah fishing outside off at that one, nearly getting the edge

18.5

O'Brien to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, fired in full towards middle stump this time, played towards square leg

18.6

O'Brien to Misbah-ul-Haq, OUT, O'Brien saves his best spell for his last Test, a short of length ball that straightened, Misbah feathers a regulation catch to McCullum

Misbah-ul-Haq c †McCullum b O'Brien 0 (4m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Pakistan 51/5   IE O'Brien 5-4-3-4

20.1

O'Brien to Kamran Akmal, no run, into legstump this time, blocked off the backfoot towards the leg side

20.2

O'Brien to Kamran Akmal, no run, back of a length outside off, defended towards the off side

20.3

O'Brien to Kamran Akmal, no run, 144kmh, beats the outside edge outside off, Kamran Akmal pushes hard at a straight ball and doesn't connect

20.4

O'Brien to Kamran Akmal, no run, short ball on middle and off, defended off the backfoot

20.5

O'Brien to Kamran Akmal, no run, nearly had another one, poor poor shot from Kamran Akmal, it was short and wide outside off, Akmal has a waft at it, there was a half-shout for a caught-behind, hang on, New Zealand call for a review, HotSpot didn't show anything though there seemed to be a sound as ball passed bat, Kamran survives

20.6

O'Brien to Kamran Akmal, 3 runs, punched off the backfoot through covers to get off the mark

Pakistan 58/5   IE O'Brien 6-4-6-4

22.1

O'Brien to Imran Farhat, no run, back of a length on offstump, defended to the off side

22.2

O'Brien to Imran Farhat, no run, a touch fuller and wide, loose shot form Farhat, he drives well away from the body, doesn't connect, not much in terms of footwork either

22.3

O'Brien to Imran Farhat, no run, a stifled appeal for lbw, 144kmh, full and on legstump, an inside edge saves Farhat

22.4

O'Brien to Imran Farhat, 1 run, short ball on legstump, fended away awkwardly off his hip towards fine leg

22.5

O'Brien to Kamran Akmal, no run, tests the batsman with a bouncer, batsman gets under it easily

22.6

O'Brien to Kamran Akmal, no run, ooh, looking to leave that one, too late to lift his bat, flies off the bottom of the bat and goes on the bounce to second slip

Pakistan 67/5   IE O'Brien 7-4-7-4

24.1

O'Brien to Imran Farhat, no run, Farhat offers a non-shot to a back of length ball, hits him just above the glove before rolling to the off side

24.2

O'Brien to Imran Farhat, 1 run, tucked to short fine leg for a single

24.3

O'Brien to Kamran Akmal, no run, length ball heading for offstump, blocked towards the off side

24.4

O'Brien to Kamran Akmal, 1 no ball, shortish ball outside off, poked towards point where Flynn dives and fields, O'Brien has overstepped

24.4

O'Brien to Kamran Akmal, no run, O'Brien keep the pace up, 145kmh, beats the outside edge after pitching on a length just outside off, O'Brien's accuracy has been amazing today

24.5

O'Brien to Kamran Akmal, SIX, not too much wrong with that ball, just a touch short and not too much width, Akmal hammers that over cover for four, five wickets down and five minutes to lunch, not something that worries Akmal

24.6

O'Brien to Kamran Akmal, no run, beaten outside off again, as he looks to defend back to the bowler

Pakistan 80/5   IE O'Brien 8-4-15-4

34.1

O'Brien to Imran Farhat, no run, starts with a ball down the leg side

34.2

O'Brien to Imran Farhat, no run, length ball on off, punched back to the bowler

34.3

O'Brien to Imran Farhat, no run, 143kmh, just outside off, angling across the batsman, who withdraws his bat at the last moment

34.4

O'Brien to Imran Farhat, no run, well outside off this time, easy leave

34.5

O'Brien to Imran Farhat, no run, closer to offstump but the batsman is content to watch it through to the keeper

34.6

O'Brien to Imran Farhat, no run, Farhat gets forward and blocks towards cover

Pakistan 115/6   IE O'Brien 9-5-15-4

36.1

O'Brien to Imran Farhat, no run, short and wide, left alone

36.2

O'Brien to Imran Farhat, no run, Farhat moves across and leaves the ball which is just outside off

36.3

O'Brien to Imran Farhat, 1 run, full and wide, a mistimed drive sends the ball towards backward point

36.4

O'Brien to Mohammad Amir, no run, short ball just outside off, no shot offered by Farhat

36.5

O'Brien to Mohammad Amir, no run, inside-edge onto the pads, a big swing from Farhat to a length ball just outside off

36.6

O'Brien to Mohammad Amir, no run, 142kmh, O'Brien finishes with a shorter ball which sails over offstump

Pakistan 116/6   IE O'Brien 10-5-16-4

38.1

O'Brien to Imran Farhat, no run, starts the over with a bouncer that the batsman ducks under

38.2

O'Brien to Imran Farhat, no run, 143kmh, just outside off, length ball, batsman shoulders arms

38.3

O'Brien to Imran Farhat, no run, Farhat is happy to leave another one outside off, is it just me or is he being more patient over the past half hour?

38.4

O'Brien to Imran Farhat, 1 run, on the pads, clipped behind square leg

38.5

O'Brien to Mohammad Amir, no run, slower ball, 123kmh, well outside off, Aamer isn't tempted into playing that one

38.6

O'Brien to Mohammad Amir, no run, shortish ball on middle and leg, defended off the backfoot towards point

Pakistan 120/6   IE O'Brien 11-5-17-4

40.1

O'Brien to Mohammad Amir, no run, in the zone outside off, angling away, left alone

40.2

O'Brien to Mohammad Amir, no run, lifting delivery outside off, left alone

40.3

O'Brien to Mohammad Amir, no run

40.4

O'Brien to Mohammad Amir, no run, another one kicking up outside off stump, left alone

40.5

O'Brien to Mohammad Amir, no run

40.6

O'Brien to Mohammad Amir, 1 run, backs away to the leg side in his typical fashion, steered down to third man

Pakistan 123/6   IE O'Brien 12-5-18-4

42.1

O'Brien to Mohammad Amir, no run, length ball heading for the top of off, defended behind point

42.2

O'Brien to Mohammad Amir, no run, just outside off, length ball, looks to swing it over mid-on, no contact, 143kmh

42.3

O'Brien to Mohammad Amir, no run, this was too wide to trouble the batsman

42.4

O'Brien to Mohammad Amir, FOUR, a slower ball from O'Brien, a bit of width for Aamer, he crashes it through cover

42.5

O'Brien to Mohammad Amir, no run, 143kmh, short of length just outside off, Aamer makes is customary movement towards leg stump and plays inside the line

42.6

O'Brien to Mohammad Amir, no run, full on middle and leg, dug out well by Aamer

Pakistan 128/6   IE O'Brien 13-5-22-4

44.1

O'Brien to Imran Farhat, no run, length ball outside off, batsman is happy to shoulder arms

44.2

O'Brien to Imran Farhat, no run, angling into the left-hander this time, Farhat looks to defends, before withdrawing his bat at the last moment

44.3

O'Brien to Imran Farhat, 2 runs, strays onto leg, tucked behind square leg to bring up the fifty partnership

44.4

O'Brien to Imran Farhat, no run, short of length and well outside off, no trouble for the batsman

44.5

O'Brien to Imran Farhat, (no ball) FOUR, no-ball, but that was an atrocious shot, Farhat seems to have one of these moments every now and then, he looks to swing towards midwicket, mishits, it bobs high up and goes to the third man boundary

44.5

O'Brien to Imran Farhat, 1 run, short ball into the batsman, blocked awkwardly off the backfoot

44.6

O'Brien to Mohammad Amir, no run, another short ball just outside off, Aamer again shuffles outside leg and leaves it to the keeper

Pakistan 147/6   IE O'Brien 14-5-30-4

63.1

O'Brien to Imran Farhat, no run, starts with a ball way down leg

63.2

O'Brien to Imran Farhat, no run, on legstump, clipped towards deep midwicket, the fielder ambles towards the ball, giving plenty of time for a single, but Farhat isn't interested

63.3

O'Brien to Imran Farhat, no run, length ball just outside off, Farhat looks to drive, gets an inside edge onto his pads

63.4

O'Brien to Imran Farhat, 1 run, takes the single this time, the short ball is crashed towards deep point

63.5

O'Brien to Danish Kaneria, FOUR, Kaneria does it in boundaries, a length ball just outside off, he slams it to the midwicket boundary

63.6

O'Brien to Danish Kaneria, no run, this was short and wide outside off, Kaneria wants to smash it to the midwicket boundary again, misses the ball by a long way, lovely to watch tailenders swing the bat

Pakistan 222/9   IE O'Brien 15-5-35-4
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Series Results
New Zealand v Pakistan at Napier - Dec 11-15, 2009
Match drawn
New Zealand v Pakistan at Wellington - Dec 3-6, 2009
Pakistan won by 141 runs
New Zealand v Pakistan at Dunedin - Nov 24-28, 2009
New Zealand won by 32 runs
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Photos

Dec 15, 2009

Daniel Vettori and Mohammad Yousuf with the trophy after the series was drawn 1-1, New Zealand v Pakistan, 3rd Test, Napier, 5th day, December 15, 2009

Daniel Vettori and Mohammad Yousuf with the trophy

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Dec 15, 2009

Tim McIntosh drives off the front foot, New Zealand v Pakistan, 3rd Test, Napier, 5th day, December 15, 2009

Tim McIntosh drives off the front foot

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