ICC World Twenty20, 2007/08 / Commentary

ICC World Twenty20 - 2nd match, Group C

Kenya v New Zealand

New Zealand won by 9 wickets (with 74 balls remaining)

1.1

Gillespie to DO Obuya, OUT, disaster for Kenya, Gillespie pitches just short of a length and the ball swings back into Obuya from outside off stump, the ball arrives quicker than Obuya expects and he gets pushed back in his crease, he loses balance and treads on his stumps

DO Obuya hit wicket b Gillespie 0 (5m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

1.2

Gillespie to CO Obuya, no run, lots of swing, that was full and swinging into Obuya who played back in his crease and got beaten

1.3

Gillespie to CO Obuya, no run, shorter in length and wider outside the off stump, Obuya tries to cut on the back foot and gets beaten

1.4

Gillespie to CO Obuya, 1 run, massive cheer from the crowd as Obuya opens the face and plays a full ball that swings into him behind point for a single

1.5

Gillespie to Tikolo, OUT, and another one goes, Gillespie keeps it full and the ball swings into Tikolo who hardly moves his feet while trying to flick and gets hit flush on the pad, Billy Doctrove takes a moment and then raises the finger

SO Tikolo lbw b Gillespie 0 (4m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

1.6

Gillespie to Odoyo, no run, full ball on off stump, driven on the up to cover, the crowd think it's a catch but that was hit hard into the ground

Kenya 1/4   MR Gillespie 1-0-1-2

3.1

Gillespie to CO Obuya, no run, short of a length delivery pitches on off and middle and cuts Obuya in half

3.2

Gillespie to CO Obuya, no run, short of a length once again, Obuya waits on the back foot and defends towards the off side

3.3

Gillespie to CO Obuya, no run, slightly fuller outside off stump, Obuya waits on the back foot and plays the square drive but cannot beat Vincent at point

3.4

Gillespie to CO Obuya, 1 wide, that's far too wide outside the off stump, Doctrove signals the first extra of the day

3.4

Gillespie to CO Obuya, 2 runs, Obuya steps down the pitch and drives a full ball between extra cover and mid-off, Vettori gives chase and keeps the batsmen down to two

3.5

Gillespie to CO Obuya, no run, the ball is swinging a fair bit and moving off the pitch as well, this one swings from outside off and cuts into the right-hander, hitting him on the pad

3.6

Gillespie to CO Obuya, no run, defended off the back foot to the off side

Kenya 5/4   MR Gillespie 2-0-4-2

16.1

Gillespie to Kamande, 2 runs, fired in on a yorker length outside off, dug out to point, good timing results in that beating the fielder, the sweeper cuts it off

16.2

Gillespie to Kamande, no run, full, on off stump, driven to cover

16.3

Gillespie to Kamande, 1 wide, dug in short on off stump, Kamande walks across his stumps, attempts a hook, misses, wide called

16.3

Gillespie to Kamande, OUT, timber! high full toss on middle, Kamande steps down and tries to whack it over midwicket, misses it completely and Gillespie removes the middle stump, goes back a few yards

JK Kamande b Gillespie 14 (19m 13b 1x4 0x6) SR: 107.69

16.4

Gillespie to Ongondo, no run

16.5

Gillespie to Ongondo, OUT, another clean-up job by Gillespie, high full toss aimed at leg stump, Ongondo gives room, exposes his stumps, the ball takes out the leg stump this time

PJ Ongondo b Gillespie 0 (1m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Kenya 73/10   MR Gillespie 2.5-0-7-4
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Sep 12, 2007

Peter Ongondo reflects on a declined appeal, New Zealand v Kenya, Group C, ICC World Twenty20, September 12, 2007

Peter Ongondo reflects on a declined appeal

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Sep 12, 2007

Brendon McCullum pulls during his 16, New Zealand v Kenya, Group C, ICC World Twenty20, September 12, 2007

Brendon McCullum pulls during his 16

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