ICC World Twenty20, 13th Match, Group F: Ireland v New Zealand at Nottingham, Jun 11, 2009
ICC World Twenty20 - 13th match, Group F
New Zealand won by 83 runs
Played at Trent Bridge, Nottingham (neutral venue)
11 June 2009 (20-over match)

Johnston to Redmond, FOUR, What's happening out here. Another full and poor delivery well outside off, Redmon lashes it in the air and over cover point


Johnston to Redmond, FOUR, full delivery, straighter but no movement and Redmond creams it between the bowler and mid-on. What a start from him. He was called into the squad to cover up for Ryder and he is on fire here.


Johnston to Redmond, 1 run, pushes this one to wide of mid-on for a single


Johnston to BB McCullum, 1 run, finally, a good delivery. It tilted in from the good length, towards the off stump, McCullum pushes it towards mid-off for a single


Johnston to Redmond, FOUR, But when Redmond is on strike, things seem to fall apart again. This was full and on the legs, flicked away in style.


Johnston to Redmond, FOUR, tries a slower one, ends up as a full toss and Redmond, though beaten a touch by the dip, drags it through midwicket for yet another boundary. What a cracking start.

New Zealand 32/0   DT Johnston 1-0-18-0

Johnston to Redmond, FOUR, drifts to the pads again and Redmond whips it through midwicket. Free gifts continue.


Johnston to Redmond, FOUR, Redmond is unstoppable this afternoon. Or so it seems. It was a slower one, he picked it up, waited before biffing it high over mid-on


Johnston to Redmond, 1 leg bye, yorker on the leg stump line, dabbed to short fine-leg


Johnston to BB McCullum, no run, low dipping full toss on the middle, attempted yorker, driven to mid-off


Johnston to BB McCullum, no run, change of pace, slower short-of-length delivery on the middle stump line, cut down to backward point


Johnston to BB McCullum, no run, yorker on the middle and leg, driven to cover.

New Zealand 43/0   DT Johnston 2-0-26-0

Johnston to McGlashan, 1 run, goes for the reverse sweep first ball, connects well but the short third man fielder makes a fine diving stop


Johnston to Guptill, 1 run, slower one, on the middle and off, nudged to left of short third man


Johnston to McGlashan, 2 runs, another slower one, cutting in from a length, heaved towards wide long-on


Johnston to McGlashan, 2 runs, yorker on the base of the leg stump , dug out past midwicket and since the field is well spread out, they pick up two runs!


Johnston to McGlashan, 2 leg byes, shout for lbw as the batsman misses the reverse sweep but was struck outside the off stump. What's more, they take two leg byes


Johnston to McGlashan, OUT, The short fine-leg was in and Peter McGlashan tried to paddle it over him. He walked towards the off stump, shaped to paddle but missed it completely. Clatter!

PD McGlashan b Johnston 5 (4m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

New Zealand 176/5   DT Johnston 3-0-32-1

Johnston to Guptill, SIX, What a fine hit. It was the attempted yorker that ended up as a low full toss on the leg stump line, he took out the left leg from the line and lifted it over wide midwicket boundary


Johnston to Guptill, 1 run, driven down to long-on


Johnston to Franklin, no run, beaten by the slower one outside off stump. He was early into his big slog across the line and the 'keeper gathers.


Johnston to Franklin, no run, yorker outside off, dug out weakly to the off side and the 'keeper rushes to pick it up. Franklin smashes his bat against his pad in disgust.


Johnston to Franklin, 2 runs, beaten by the slower one again but he ends up chipping it towards long-off, three men converge on the ball but none reach it


Johnston to Franklin, 2 runs, Would you believe it? Another mishit that falls safely. It was yet another slower one, Franklin, again, skies it up, this time towards long-on. The fielder rushes in from the deep but the ball falls ahead of him.

New Zealand 198/5   DT Johnston 4-0-43-1





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