• BATSMEN
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    2.3 gone! good length delivery, pitched in line with the off stump and swinging back in, Vincent plays down the wrong line and gets hit on the pad plumb in front of the stumps, Pathan strikes early for India! just the start they needed 6/1
    3.3 Nehra joins the party! short of a good length delivery, pitched close to the off stump and moving away off the seam, Fleming goes after it and ends up with a thick edge straight to the keeper, New Zealand in trouble here 10/2
    5.5 Nehra strikes again! that was another beauty, swinging in after pitching in line with the off stump and Astle is caught plumb in front of the stumps, New Zealand three down and in deep trouble here 13/3
    12.1 once again the late in swing does the trick! good length delivery on the stumps, Marshal moves across looking to play it away on the leg side but fails to make contact, ball hits the pad plumb in front of the stumps and the finger goes up 36/5
    11 that was needless! short of a good length delivery angling across the right-hander, Styris comes down the track and has a wild swing at it, ball clips the top edge and balloons up towards mid-off, Agarkar running back takes a fantastic catch 36/4
    28.4 RUN OUT! turned away behind square on the leg side and there is a terrible mix-up going for the second run, both the batsmen end up at the striker's end and the stumps are disturbed at the bowler's end 127/6
    29.4 another wicket goes down! pitched up on the pads, McMillan looking to turns it away on the leg side ends up with a top-edge and the ball lobs up straight to Pathan at mid-off - New Zealand seven down 130/7
    36 gone! drifting down the leg side, Cairns looking to chip it over the fielder at short fine leg ends up hitting it straight to Harbhajan fielding there, soft dismissal of sorts - Jai P Yadav gets one to his name, New Zealand 8 down 167/8
    43.1 all over! short of a good length delivery, McCullum comes down the track looking for the big one but this time fails to clear Dravid at long-on, all done and dusted in 43.1 overs! 215/10
    40.3 second RUN OUT of the innings, fraction short and is pulled away to the deep midwicket region, all was going well until Agarkar hit the striker's end stumps direct from the deep! Vettori is just short of his crease, third umpire confirms 199/9
    not out
    3
    8
    0
    0
    37.50
    Extras
    10 (b 1, lb 5, nb 1, w 3)
    TOTAL
    215 all out (43.1 Overs, RR: 4.98)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    IK Pathan8.013434.2500
    A Nehra8.032222.7520
    AB Agarkar7.104526.2701
    Jai P Yadav10.014614.6000
    Harbhajan Singh9.015506.1110
    V Sehwag1.00707.0000
    Fall of wickets:1-6 (L Vincent, 2.3 ov), 2-10 (SP Fleming, 3.3 ov), 3-13 (NJ Astle, 5.5 ov), 4-36 (SB Styris, 10.6 ov), 5-36 (HJH Marshall, 12.1 ov), 6-127 (JDP Oram, 28.4 ov), 7-130 (CD McMillan, 29.4 ov), 8-167 (CL Cairns, 35.6 ov), 9-199 (DL Vettori, 40.3 ov), 10-215 (BB McCullum, 43.1 ov)
  • BATSMEN
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    2.2 short delivery aimed on the rib-cage, Ganguly tires to run it down fine but ends up gloving it straight to McCullum 11/1
    10.1 it is that man Bond again! pitched up outside the off stump and Sehwag drives it in the air, Marshall at point dives full length to his left and plucks it out of thin air! six down four more to get 39/6
    2.3 perfect yorker and Rao was clueless, Bond on a roll here 11/2
    4.2 short of a length delivery, swinging away from Dravid, Dravid stays back and tries his hand at the square cut, ball doesn't bounce as much as he imagined, takes the bottom edge and crashes into the stumps 17/3
    5.2 outside off and swinging away, Yuvraj has a swish at it, the ball takes the outside edge of the bat and flies to Stephen Fleming at first slip, who takes a simple catch 19/4
    9 Bond does it again! short outside the off stump, Kaif goes after it, ball takes the edge and flies away straight to McMillan at third man, India five down 34/5
    11.5 and the procession continues! short of a good length delivery outside the off stump, Dhoni stays back and slashes at it, ball clips the outside edge and goes straight to the keeper, second wicket for Adams 43/7
    13.1 another one bites the dust! good length delivery outside the off stump, Agarkar ends up with a thick edge slashing hard at it and Fleming at first slips takes a good overhead catch, India 8 down and it's just the 14th over! 44/8
    37.2 all over! good length delivery outside the off stump, Yadav looking to loft it over the fielder at mid-off ends up mis-hitting it straight to McMillan fielding there, New Zealand win by 51 runs 164/10
    37 The name is Bond, Shane Bond! pitched outside the off stump and angling across, Pathan goes after it and ends up with a thick edge, McCullum holds on well to a fairly easy chance to end a tremendous partnership 162/9
    not out
    0
    0
    0
    0
    -
    Extras
    6 (lb 1, nb 1, w 4)
    TOTAL
    164 all out (37.2 Overs, RR: 4.39)
    Did not bat: A Nehra
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    SE Bond9.031962.1130
    JDP Oram6.204116.4700
    AR Adams8.003734.6210
    DL Vettori8.003804.7501
    CL Cairns2.00804.0000
    SB Styris4.002005.0000
    Fall of wickets:1-11 (SC Ganguly, 2.2 ov), 2-11 (Y Venugopal Rao, 2.3 ov), 3-17 (R Dravid, 4.2 ov), 4-19 (Yuvraj Singh, 5.2 ov), 5-34 (M Kaif, 8.6 ov), 6-39 (V Sehwag, 10.1 ov), 7-43 (MS Dhoni, 11.5 ov), 8-44 (AB Agarkar, 13.1 ov), 9-162 (IK Pathan, 36.6 ov), 10-164 (Jai P Yadav, 37.2 ov)

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