ICC World Twenty20, 2007/08 / Wicket commentary

ICC World Twenty20 - 13th match, Group E

India v New Zealand

New Zealand won by 10 runs

5.5

Oram to Sehwag, OUT, Oram gets his man! low full toss on middle and leg, Sehwag swings across the line, the ball meets the toe edge of the bat and scoops to Styris on the edge of the circle at midwicket

V Sehwag c Styris b Oram 40 (24m 17b 6x4 2x6) SR: 235.29

India 76/1   G Gambhir 34* (18b 5x4 1x6)   JDP Oram 0.5-0-9-1

6.3

Vettori to Uthappa, OUT, soft dismissal! switches to round the wicket for Uthappa, tossed up on off stump, draws him forward, Uthappa drives uppishly back to Vettori who takes the return catch with ease

RV Uthappa c & b Vettori 0 (3m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

India 77/2   G Gambhir 35* (20b 5x4 1x6)   DL Vettori 0.3-0-1-1

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   MS Dhoni 11* (13b)   DL Vettori 1.5-0-10-2

12.4

Patel to Yuvraj Singh, OUT, caught in the deep! Yuvraj played the slog-sweep too early and skied the top edge towards deep square leg where Taylor moves to his right and takes the catch on the run

Yuvraj Singh c Taylor b Patel 5 (8m 7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 71.42

India 116/4   MS Dhoni 18* (17b 1x4)   JS Patel 1.4-0-26-1

13.5

Styris to Karthik, OUT, an awful mix-up and Dhoni has to go! Karthik drives the ball firmly off the back foot to Vettori at cover, Dhoni sprints for the single but Karthik sends him back, there wasn't a run in it for Karthik had hit to straight and hard to Vettori who picked up cleanly and threw it back to Styris, Dhoni made a despairing dive but he was a couple of inches short when styris whipped off the bails

MS Dhoni run out 24 (31m 20b 2x4 0x6) SR: 120.00

India 128/5   KD Karthik 6* (4b 1x4)   SB Styris 2.5-0-21-0

16.2

Vettori to Pathan, OUT, bowled him! Vettori bowls a superb arm ball on middle and off stump, Pathan backs away, tries to run it fine but gets beaten for pace and has his off stump pegged back

IK Pathan b Vettori 11 (9m 10b 2x4 0x6) SR: 110.00

India 146/6   KD Karthik 13* (9b 2x4)   DL Vettori 3.2-0-15-3

16.6

Vettori to Karthik, OUT, caught this time! Karthik tries to slog sweep Vettori but doesn't get the necessary elevation, he holes out to Bond at deep square leg who takes an easy catch

KD Karthik c Bond b Vettori 17 (18m 12b 3x4 0x6) SR: 141.66

India 151/7   AB Agarkar 1* (1b)   DL Vettori 4-0-20-4

17.2

Gillespie to Agarkar, OUT, it's Vincent again with the direct hit and this time he's got Agarkar, Vincent swooped down on Agarkar's push to midwicket and under-armed the throw back to the non-striker's end, Agarkar is inches short

AB Agarkar run out 1 (4m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

India 152/8   Harbhajan Singh 1* (1b)   MR Gillespie 2.2-0-26-0

18.4

Bond to Harbhajan Singh, OUT, caught! Harbhajan gets under a good length ball and skies it high in the air, Vettori settles under it at short cover and takes a steepling catch

Harbhajan Singh c Vettori b Bond 7 (7m 6b 1x4 0x6) SR: 116.66

India 163/9   S Sreesanth 5* (3b 1x4)   SE Bond 3.4-0-34-1
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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