West Indies tour of New Zealand, 1st T20I: New Zealand v West Indies at Auckland, Dec 26, 2008
Match tied (West Indies won the one-over eliminator)
26 December 2008 - day/night match (20-over match)

Baker to McCullum, OUT, pitched up and McCullum goes for the big shot. He miss-hits the shot and the ball floats to Benn at mid-off. Easy catch.

BB McCullum c Benn b Baker 14 (13m 10b 3x4 0x6) SR: 140.00

New Zealand 21/1   JD Ryder 5* (8b)   LS Baker 2-0-17-1

Edwards to Ryder, OUT, beautifully bowled. Going away from off-stump but the balls swings in a bit before nipping of the surface and turning in to the top of Jesse Ryder's off-stump. Great delivery and Edwards picks up a wicket first ball

JD Ryder b Edwards 12 (24m 17b 1x4 0x6) SR: 70.58

New Zealand 37/2   LRPL Taylor 7* (4b 1x6)   FH Edwards 0.1-0-0-1

Pollard to Styris, OUT, tries to manipulated the ball and it bounces off the top edge again this time straight up in to the air and Pollard takes a routine catch

SB Styris c & b Pollard 21 (21m 12b 2x4 1x6) SR: 175.00

New Zealand 70/3   LRPL Taylor 18* (18b 1x4 1x6)   KA Pollard 0.2-0-6-1

Benn to Oram, OUT, sliced away in the air over cover and it's a long boundary out there. Good catch taken on the boundary by Marshall. Oram just didn't quite get that in the middle of the bat

JDP Oram c Marshall b Benn 13 (17m 14b 1x4 0x6) SR: 92.85

New Zealand 104/4   LRPL Taylor 38* (33b 2x4 2x6)   SJ Benn 3.1-0-14-1

Gayle to Franklin, OUT, fuller ball again and a powerful straight drive but Gayle gets his hands down quick to take a stunning catch. Good reflexes from the West Indies captain

JEC Franklin c & b Gayle 2 (5m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 66.66

New Zealand 112/5   LRPL Taylor 43* (38b 3x4 2x6)   CH Gayle 1.3-0-8-1

Taylor to Taylor, OUT, fast and straighter ball which Taylor misses and it rips leg-stump out the ground. Good bowling but Taylor's done his damage

LRPL Taylor b Taylor 63 (77m 50b 4x4 4x6) SR: 126.00

New Zealand 142/6   DR Flynn 10* (6b 1x6)   JE Taylor 3.3-0-26-1

Gayle to Flynn, OUT, shorter slower ball which Flynn get's underneath too much and Fidel Edwards back pedals from extra cover to take a simple catch

DR Flynn c Edwards b Gayle 10 (20m 7b 0x4 1x6) SR: 142.85

New Zealand 149/7   KD Mills 6* (3b 1x6)   CH Gayle 2.1-0-10-2





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