Sri Lanka Triangular Series, 2010 / Commentary

Sri Lanka Triangular Series - 1st match

India v New Zealand

New Zealand won by 200 runs

17.1

Jadeja to Taylor, no run, it turns away from the off stump, left alone

17.2

Jadeja to Taylor, 2 runs, slightly short and the batsman cuts it past point for couple more runs

17.3

Jadeja to Taylor, no run, flighted outside off stump, leans forward to defend

17.4

Jadeja to Taylor, FOUR, Nicely played! It was turning away from the off stump and Taylor plays it late and cuts it well clear of backward point

17.5

Jadeja to Taylor, no run, around off stump, cut away to point where Yuvraj stops

17.6

Jadeja to Taylor, FOUR, Another short ball. Well not really short but short of length and not much turn. Taylor rocks back to cut it left of backward point

New Zealand 82/3   RA Jadeja 1-0-10-0

25.1

Jadeja to Styris, FOUR, Tonked! It was floated outside off and Styris went down on his knee to smash it over midwicket

25.2

Jadeja to Styris, no run, shout for lbw but there was an inside edge. He was trying to turn it the on side and got an inside edge and also struck him outside off

25.3

Jadeja to Styris, no run, leans forward to drive to covers

25.4

Jadeja to Styris, 1 run, gets forward to ping sweeper cover. 100 of the partnership comes up. Needless to say, NZ were in some strife when these two started

25.5

Jadeja to Taylor, no run, quicker, around off and middle, punched to covers

25.6

Jadeja to Taylor, no run, around the off stump line, squeezed towards backward point

New Zealand 128/3   RA Jadeja 2-0-15-0

27.1

Jadeja to Taylor, 1 run, around the middle stump line, punched to midwicket

27.2

Jadeja to Styris, 1 run, around the off stump, punched to deep point

27.3

Jadeja to Taylor, 1 run, around the off stump line, pushed towards point for a quick single. Yuvraj fires a throw at the non-striker's end

27.4

Jadeja to Styris, no run, leans forward to drive to the off side of the pitch

27.5

Jadeja to Styris, no run, around the off stump, steered to backward point

27.6

Jadeja to Styris, 1 run, leans forward to drive to long-off

New Zealand 136/3   RA Jadeja 3-0-19-0

29.1

Jadeja to Taylor, 1 leg bye, on the pads, rolls away behind square-leg

29.2

Jadeja to Styris, 1 run, quicker, on the middle, Styris gets back to clip it past square-leg

29.3

Jadeja to Taylor, 1 run, on the off stump line, squeezed behind square-leg for a single

29.4

Jadeja to Styris, no run, slower, outside off stump, driven to short extra cover

29.5

Jadeja to Styris, 2 runs, on the middle and leg line, flicked through midwicket

29.6

Jadeja to Styris, no run, leans forward to nudge this to square-leg

New Zealand 150/3   RA Jadeja 4-0-23-0

31.1

Jadeja to Styris, FOUR, Very nice! He sashayed down the track, reached forward and chipped it over the bowler.

31.2

Jadeja to Styris, FOUR, Bang! He moved outside the leg stump and cut it hard through point region.

31.3

Jadeja to Styris, no run, leans across and flicks straight to short midwicket

31.4

Jadeja to Styris, 1 run, on the off and middle, on driven to long-on

31.5

Jadeja to Taylor, no run, gets forward to punch it down to midwicket

31.6

Jadeja to Taylor, 1 run, fetches it from outside off and sweeps it hard but straight to the fielder in the deep

New Zealand 162/3   RA Jadeja 5-0-33-0

37.1

Jadeja to Styris, 1 leg bye, leans forward to jab this to the on side for a single

37.2

Jadeja to Taylor, 1 leg bye, sliding down leg, rolls of the pad to backward square-leg. Jadeja appeals. Dhoni runs after the ball.

37.3

Jadeja to Styris, no run, on the leg stump line, tries to flick, misses and is hit on the pad

37.4

Jadeja to Styris, no run, And again. Two in a row now. Styris practices playing it straighter

37.5

Jadeja to Styris, 2 runs, moves outside leg stump this time and chips this inside-out over covers

37.6

Jadeja to Styris, 1 run, on that leg stump line, pushed down to long-on

New Zealand 212/3   RA Jadeja 6-0-36-0

39.1

Jadeja to Oram, FOUR, around the leg stump line and Oram wrists it to fine-leg boundary and Ojha can't reach it. Oram just helped it along

39.2

Jadeja to Oram, 1 run, gets down the track and drives to long-on

39.3

Jadeja to Taylor, 1 run, on the middle stump line, dabbed to square-leg

39.4

Jadeja to Oram, 2 runs, just outside off stump, driven wide of long-on and Taylor pushes hard to get back for the second run

39.5

Jadeja to Oram, FOUR, Ah! The reverse sweep. It was around the off stump line and he reverse swept it very fine through the vacant slip region

39.6

Jadeja to Oram, 1 run, full and outside off stump, Oram pings long-on

New Zealand 232/4   RA Jadeja 7-0-49-0

43.1

Jadeja to Elliott, 2 runs, goes for the paddle sweep and gets it down to fine-leg region

43.2

Jadeja to Elliott, 1 leg bye, on the pads, rolls down to short fine-leg region

43.3

Jadeja to Hopkins, 1 run, lunges outside off and chips it uppishly towards sweeper cover

43.4

Jadeja to Elliott, no run, It turned away from the off and middle line, the batsman lunged out to defend and the ball spun past the edge and to Dhoni who broke the stumps and appealed. Third ump, rightly, says not out

43.5

Jadeja to Elliott, no run, around the off stump, pushed out to right of short extra cover where Raina makes a diving stop

43.6

Jadeja to Elliott, no run, leans forward to drive to Raina

New Zealand 251/6   RA Jadeja 8-0-52-0

45.1

Jadeja to Hopkins, no run, on the leg and middle line, jabbed away to the off side

45.2

Jadeja to Hopkins, 1 run, stabs this one past square-leg for a single

45.3

Jadeja to Tuffey, no run, just outside off stump, guided to Yuvraj at backward point

45.4

Jadeja to Tuffey, FOUR, He leaned across, picked it from the middle and swung it to left of deep backward square-leg region where PK gets some hand on it but doesn't prevent it from running over

45.5

Jadeja to Tuffey, no run, gets forward to push this to covers

45.6

Jadeja to Tuffey, SIX, Thunderous! Tuffey unfurls the slog sweep to perfection. He swings this one over the on-side boundary. NZ move to 269

New Zealand 269/7   RA Jadeja 9-0-63-0
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Sri Lanka won by 74 runs
India v New Zealand at Dambulla - Aug 25, 2010
India won by 105 runs
Sri Lanka v India at Dambulla - Aug 22, 2010
Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets (with 209 balls remaining)
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Dambulla - Aug 19-20, 2010
No result
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Aug 10, 2010

The scoreboard depicts India's tale of misery, India v New Zealand, tri-series, 1st ODI, August 10, 2010

The scoreboard depicts India's tale of misery

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Aug 10, 2010

Jacob Oram celebrates Praveen Kumar's dismissal with his team-mates, India v New Zealand, tri-series, 1st ODI, August 10, 2010

Jacob Oram celebrates Praveen Kumar's dismissal with his team-mates

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