Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Nagging bowling. Violent but controlled aggression while batting. Game over. Congrats NZ. Hang on for the post-match presentation.

Man of the Match Jesse Ryder : "Things are going all right at the moment. The confidence is high. I am looking forward to play in the Test series.

Vettori: We are looking forward to Test series. It should be competitive. Thanks to the crowd for coming in." And he adds with a smile, "Some of you supported us!" ha! Huge Indian-dominated audience there.

Dhoni: I would like to thank my team for playing well through the series. Sorry {to the crowd who roar] for disappointing you guys in the final match.

That's it from us. On behalf of Sanjay, our scorer, this is Sriram Veera, signing off. See you in the Test series. Ta!

23.2
4
I Sharma to Guptill, FOUR, Majestic pull to bring up the win. It was the bouncer and Martin Guptill stood up tall to unfurl a spanking pull. New Zealand have won the game and by doing that, have made everybody look forward to the Test series.
23.1
6
I Sharma to Guptill, SIX, Guptill take a bow. Bloody entertaining way to bring up your fifty. He moved his front foot out and biffed the full length delivery over wide long-on. The white ball kept sailing into the night sky.

END OF OVER:
23 | 5 Runs | NZ: 141/2 (10 runs required from 20 overs, RR: 6.13, RRR: 0.50)

  • LRPL Taylor28 (33b)
  • MJ Guptill47 (48b)
  • Harbhajan Singh4-0-15-0
  • I Sharma7-1-53-1
22.6
2
Harbhajan Singh to Taylor, 2 runs, on the middle and leg, worked past square leg for couple of runs.
22.5
1
Harbhajan Singh to Guptill, 1 run, comes down the track, doesn't reach the pitch of the delivery, so quietly tucks it into a gap at the off side for a single
22.4
1
Harbhajan Singh to Taylor, 1 run, on the middle, driven down to long-on
22.3
0
Harbhajan Singh to Taylor, no run, shuffles across, Harbhajan keeps it outside off, steered to backward point
22.2
0
Harbhajan Singh to Taylor, no run, on the off stump line, hit back to the bowler
22.1
1
Harbhajan Singh to Guptill, 1 run, leans forward to ping long-off for a single

END OF OVER:
22 | 14 Runs | NZ: 136/2 (15 runs required from 21 overs, RR: 6.18, RRR: 0.71)

  • LRPL Taylor25 (29b)
  • MJ Guptill45 (46b)
  • I Sharma7-1-53-1
  • Harbhajan Singh3-0-10-0
21.6
0
I Sharma to Taylor, no run, gets forward and across to defend to the off side
21.5
4
I Sharma to Taylor, FOUR, That bottom hand is working overtime. It was on the middle, may be middle and leg, but Taylor's shuffle meant it was easy pickings for him. And he whipped it to midwicket boundary.
21.4
0
I Sharma to Taylor, no run, fuller, driven to mid-off
21.3
0
I Sharma to Taylor, no run, drags back the length and shifts the line to outside off, steered to backward point
21.2
6
I Sharma to Taylor, SIX, he has killed this one. He shuffles to the off stump and swings the full length delivery over cow corner. Ala Dean Jones. Bloody Marvellous.
21.1
4
I Sharma to Taylor, FOUR, very nice. It was full in length and Taylor uses the bottom hand to power the lofted drive and whips it over wide midwicket

END OF OVER:
21 | 2 Runs | NZ: 122/2 (29 runs required from 22 overs, RR: 5.80, RRR: 1.31)

  • LRPL Taylor11 (23b)
  • MJ Guptill45 (46b)
  • Harbhajan Singh3-0-10-0
  • I Sharma6-1-39-1
20.6
1
Harbhajan Singh to Taylor, 1 run, pushes it off the front of his hand, full and sliding in, driven down to long-on
20.5
0
Harbhajan Singh to Taylor, no run, full and outside off stump, Taylor leans forward to defend

New Zealand 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st9BB McCullumJD Ryder
2nd84JD RyderMJ Guptill
3rd58LRPL TaylorMJ Guptill