ICC World Twenty20, 13th Match, Group E: India v New Zealand at Johannesburg, Sep 16, 2007
ICC World Twenty20 - 13th match, Group E
New Zealand won by 10 runs
Played at New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg (neutral venue)
16 September 2007 (20-over match)
0.1

Bond to Gambhir, no run, Bond sends this in outside off to Gambhir, he lets it go

0.2

Bond to Gambhir, no run, short of a length, on the hips, gambhir fends it off to the on side

0.3

Bond to Gambhir, no run, pitched outside leg, Gambhir struck on the pads while trying to shuffle

0.4

Bond to Gambhir, 1 run, close! full outside off, Gambhir gets a big stride across to drive, the ball gets the under edge of the bat and rolls past the stumps to the on side

0.6

Bond to Gambhir, 2 runs, first signs of aggression! short and Gambhir hooks, the ball is skied to fine leg but he doesnt get the timing right, fine leg gets ito it on the bounce

India 4/0   G Gambhir 3* (5b)
2.1

Bond to Gambhir, no run, full an in the slot to drive, gambhir drives square straight to point, good looking shot but no runs

2.2

Bond to Gambhir, SIX, lovely stroke! good length on off stump, swings across the line and the ball flies over deep midwicket off the meat of the bat

2.3

Bond to Gambhir, FOUR, Bond panics, lands this one outside off, gambhir gets on his knees and slashes this over the slips

2.4

Bond to Gambhir, FOUR, Bond struggles with his line again, too full and wide, Gambhir gets forward and lofts this over cover

2.5

Bond to Gambhir, no run, beaten! Gambhir tries a hat-trick of fours, gets forward to slam it square and misses

2.6

Bond to Gambhir, FOUR, superb stuff! overpitched, waiting to be driven, Gambhir gets forward and launches into a lovely cover drive, beats everyone

India 37/0   G Gambhir 21* (11b 3x4 1x6)
3.2

Gillespie to Gambhir, 1 run, round the wicket this time, Gambhir plays an uppish drive to mid-off, sets off

3.4

Gillespie to Gambhir, FOUR, full, outside off and Gambhir throws his bat at it, the thick outside edge beats McCullum by a mile

3.5

Gillespie to Gambhir, 1 wide, Gillespie struggles with his line and slides down leg

3.5

Gillespie to Gambhir, no run, good comeback, lands this on a yorker length, keeps Gambhir quiet for a change

3.6

Gillespie to Gambhir, 2 runs, full, Gambhir launches into another uppish drive, the ball gets the top edge and lands safely between fine leg and point, streaky though

India 47/0   G Gambhir 28* (15b 4x4 1x6)
4.4

Patel to Gambhir, 1 run, tossed up on middle and off, Gambhir deftly nudges it to the on side

India 57/0   G Gambhir 29* (16b 4x4 1x6)
5.1

Oram to Gambhir, FOUR, welcome Mr Oram! low full toss, gambhir waits on it and drives this firmly past mid-off

5.2

Oram to Gambhir, 1 run, Oram slips another low full toss but gets away with it, Gambhir drives to long-on

India 72/0   G Gambhir 34* (18b 5x4 1x6)
6.1

Vettori to Gambhir, no run, Gambhir takes a few paces forward, Vettori holds the length back, Gambhir defends

6.2

Vettori to Gambhir, 1 run, outside off and glanced to short third-man

6.6

Vettori to Gambhir, no run, pushed back to Vettori, good first over from Vettori

India 78/2   G Gambhir 35* (21b 5x4 1x6)
7.3

Oram to Gambhir, 1 run, good restrictive stuff from Oram, drifts on the pads and gambhir only manages to turn it to the on side circle for a single

7.5

Oram to Gambhir, 1 run, slapped off the front foot past cover, Vincent does well in the deep to cut it off

India 82/2   G Gambhir 37* (23b 5x4 1x6)
8.2

Bond to Gambhir, 2 runs, slower ball, Gambhir goes for an across-the-line swipe, top edge lands safely down to fine leg

8.3

Bond to Gambhir, 1 run, driven to the off side for a single

8.5

Bond to Gambhir, 1 run, outside off and full, Gambhir launches into a full blooded cover drive, the fielder in the deep cuts it off

India 89/2   G Gambhir 41* (26b 5x4 1x6)
9.2

Styris to Gambhir, 1 run, Gambhir backs away a little to the leg side, off cutter, turned to the off side for a single

9.4

Styris to Gambhir, 1 run, another offcutter, Gambhir makes room and drives to long-off

9.6

Styris to Gambhir, 1 run, short of a length, pulled to deep square leg

India 96/2   G Gambhir 44* (29b 5x4 1x6)
10.1

Vettori to Gambhir, no run, short ball pulled uppishly towards midwicket

10.2

Vettori to Gambhir, SIX, lovely use of the feet, Gambhir comes down the track, gets to the pitch of the ball and with a full swing of the arms lofts it over the long-on boundary

10.3

Vettori to Gambhir, 1 run, pushed towards cover on the front foot

10.5

Vettori to Gambhir, OUT, caught! Massive wicket for New Zealand, Gambhir came down the track but Vettori saw him and bowled a much slower ball, Gambhir had to re-adjust his shot and played the pull too early, the ball bounces off his glove and lobs up for McCullum who takes an easy catch

G Gambhir c †McCullum b Vettori 51 (45m 33b 5x4 2x6) SR: 154.54

India 104/3   G Gambhir 51 (33b 5x4 2x6)
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