• BATSMEN
    R
    B
    4s
    6s
    SR
    c Wiseman b Oram
    66
    136
    13
    0
    48.52
    c Fleming b Tuffey
    110
    207
    19
    0
    53.14
    c Styris b Vettori
    4
    19
    1
    0
    21.05
    c †Hart b Styris
    4
    14
    1
    0
    28.57
    c †Hart b McMillan
    127
    187
    16
    2
    67.91
    c †Hart b Oram
    10
    34
    2
    0
    29.41
    c Richardson b Vettori
    1
    11
    0
    0
    9.09
    c †Hart b Tuffey
    21
    102
    2
    0
    20.58
    b Vettori
    16
    60
    1
    1
    26.66
    c †Hart b Tuffey
    13
    29
    2
    0
    44.82
    not out
    0
    1
    0
    0
    0.00
    Extras
    31 (b 1, lb 9, nb 21)
    TOTAL
    403 all out (132 Overs, RR: 3.05)
    Fall of wickets: 1-164 (A Chopra, 46.6 ov), 2-170 (CC Williams, 53.6 ov), 3-195 (M Kaif, 58.4 ov), 4-209 (S Ramesh, 62.5 ov), 5-225 (M Kartik, 72.5 ov), 6-228 (RS Gavaskar, 75.2 ov), 7-300 (D Dasgupta, 104.3 ov), 8-386 (HK Badani, 122.1 ov), 9-403 (RP Singh, 128.5 ov), 10-403 (S Sreesanth, 131.6 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    DR Tuffey31137032.2500
    JDP Oram2848623.0705
    SB Styris924314.7703
    DL Vettori3799632.59012
    CD McMillan622213.6600
    PJ Wiseman2137603.6100

Close of Play

  • Thu, 02 Oct - day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 299/5 (MH Richardson 128*, JDP Oram 59*, 90 ov)
  • Fri, 03 Oct - day 2 - India A 1st innings 216/4 (HK Badani 7*, M Kartik 4*, 67 ov)
  • Sat, 04 Oct - day 3 - New Zealand 2nd innings 68/4 (23 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Badani makes 127 as match meanders to a draw

    Badani makes a century as tour match drifts towards its inevitable drawn conclusion.

  • India A forge strong reply as Ramesh strikes 110

    Sadagoppan Ramesh staked a strong claim for a national team recall with a fluent century as India A progressed to 216 for 4 at stumps on the second day against the New Zealanders at Rajkot

  • From a watery mess to dry heat

    To arrive in the heart of Gujarat on the birthday of the most recognisable Indian (no, not Sachin Tendulkar silly - his birthday is on April 24) and find little or no fanfare was disarming

  • Richardson hundred puts New Zealanders in control

    Munaf Patel gave a tantalising glimpse of what India's quick-bowling future may hold, but it was Mark Richardson who dominated proceedings on the opening day of the three-day tour match at Rajkot

  • Munaf makes his mark

    Leonardo di Caprio's histrionics in the movie, Titanic would have won far greater acclaim from critics had it not been for the spiel that a well-oiled public relations machine dished out in the weeks and days preceding the release of the movie