ICC World Twenty20, 2007/08 / Commentary

ICC World Twenty20 - 13th match, Group E

India v New Zealand

New Zealand won by 10 runs

4.1

Agarkar to Fulton, no run, Agarkar starts off well, works up good pace, pitches around the off stump, shapes away, left alone

4.2

Agarkar to Fulton, no run, teases him with fuller length, draws Fulton to the drive, misses it and nearly gets an edge

4.3

Agarkar to Fulton, 1 run, Fulton drives, the ball gets the underedge of his bat and rolls to the vacant area behind the wicket, easy single

4.4

Agarkar to McCullum, 1 run, fullish, outside off, driven off the front foot to point

4.5

Agarkar to Fulton, no run, overpitched outside off and swinging away, Fulton gets forward and drives, finds the fielder at point

4.6

Agarkar to Fulton, no run, holds the length back outside off, Fulton drives to Karthik to cover

New Zealand 36/1   AB Agarkar 1-0-2-0

6.1

Agarkar to Fulton, no run, slower ball, loopy bouncer, cathes Fulton by surprise, lets it go

6.2

Agarkar to Fulton, 2 runs, short of a length outside off, cut to third man, RP Singh is a little slow to get to it

6.3

Agarkar to Fulton, no run, good comeback by Agarkar, in the corridor of uncertainty outside off, Fulton gets forward to drive and the ball nearly catches the outside edge

6.4

Agarkar to Fulton, no run, same nagging line outside off, swing and a miss, and still no outside edge

6.5

Agarkar to Fulton, SIX, superb timing! on the pads, Fulton stays at the crease and effortlessly scoops it high over midwicket, the ball gets the elevation and lands plenty of rows back

6.6

Agarkar to Fulton, 1 run, pushed to mid-off, the batsmen set off quickly and complete the single

New Zealand 57/1   AB Agarkar 2-0-11-0

16.1

Agarkar to Oram, 2 runs, dropped! Oram pounced on a length delivery and smashes the pull straight to Karthik at square leg who drops a simple catch, that was hit hard but it flew straight to Karthik

16.2

Agarkar to Oram, 1 run, pushed towards mid-on for a single

16.3

Agarkar to McMillan, 1 run, short of a length outside off stump, McMillan pulls it from outside off to deep midwicket to bring up the 50 partnership

16.4

Agarkar to Oram, 1 run, well bowled, the yorker outside off stump, Oram tries to smash it but gets an inside edge towards Dhoni's right, McMillan calls for the single

16.5

Agarkar to McMillan, 2 runs, hit straight down the ground, the ball bounces before Gambhir at long-off, he makes a hash of it by letting the ball bounce off his palms and go past him, he recovers in time to stop it reaching the boundary

16.6

Agarkar to McMillan, 1 run, driven hard towards cover for a single

New Zealand 145/5   AB Agarkar 3-0-19-0

18.1

Agarkar to Vettori, FOUR, Agarkar strays on to the pads, you can't bowl there if your fine leg is in the circle, Vettori moves across his stumps and flicks to the fine-leg boundary

18.2

Agarkar to Vettori, FOUR, and again, terrible line on leg stump, Vettori nudges it off his pads between short fine leg and Dhoni for four more

18.3

Agarkar to Vettori, FOUR, full and wide outside off stump, Vettori reaches out for it and slices it through backward point for the third boundary of the over

18.4

Agarkar to Vettori, 3 runs, Vettori moves a long way across his stumps and flicks a full ball through square leg, Sehwag is too slow in the deep to prevent the third

18.5

Agarkar to McMillan, SIX, massive! Agarkar bowls a very short ball, McMillan top-edges a pull and sends the ball sailing over the fine-leg boundary

18.6

Agarkar to McMillan, no run, finally Agarkar gets his length right, he ends the over with a yorker outside off stump that McMillan tries to squeeze through point but gets beaten

New Zealand 185/6   AB Agarkar 4-0-40-0
Tournament Results
India v Pakistan at Johannesburg - Sep 24, 2007
India won by 5 runs
Australia v India at Durban - Sep 22, 2007
India won by 15 runs
New Zealand v Pakistan at Cape Town - Sep 22, 2007
Pakistan won by 6 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
South Africa v India at Durban - Sep 20, 2007
India won by 37 runs
Bangladesh v Pakistan at Cape Town - Sep 20, 2007
Pakistan won by 4 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)
Australia v Sri Lanka at Cape Town - Sep 20, 2007
Australia won by 10 wickets (with 58 balls remaining)
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Photos

Sep 16, 2007

Dinesh Karthik misses a sweep while Brendon McCullum looks on, India v New Zealand, Group E, ICC World Twenty20, Johannesburg, September 16, 2007

Dinesh Karthik misses a sweep while Brendon McCullum looks on

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Sep 16, 2007

Mahendra Singh Dhoni is run out despite a desperate dive, India v New Zealand, Group E, ICC World Twenty20, Johannesburg, September 16, 2007

Mahendra Singh Dhoni is run out despite a desperate dive

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