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)

Connell to Redmond, FOUR, Another full toss and this has been put away without much fuss. Redmond threaded the gap between mid-off and cover

New Zealand 5/0   AJ Redmond 4* (1b 1x4)   PC Connell 0.2-0-5-0

Connell to Redmond, FOUR, full and well outside off, Redmond leaned across to slash it furiously past backward point; He flayed that.

New Zealand 9/0   AJ Redmond 8* (2b 2x4)   PC Connell 0.3-0-9-0

Connell to Redmond, FOUR, changes the length - drops it shorter - but the line is still well outside off, Redmond cuts to the third man boundary. Fiery start by Aaron.

New Zealand 13/0   AJ Redmond 12* (4b 3x4)   PC Connell 0.5-0-13-0

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

New Zealand 18/0   AJ Redmond 17* (6b 4x4)   DT Johnston 0.1-0-4-0

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.

New Zealand 22/0   AJ Redmond 21* (7b 5x4)   DT Johnston 0.2-0-8-0

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.

New Zealand 28/0   AJ Redmond 26* (9b 6x4)   DT Johnston 0.5-0-14-0

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   AJ Redmond 30* (10b 7x4)   DT Johnston 1-0-18-0

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

New Zealand 38/0   AJ Redmond 35* (13b 8x4)   DT Johnston 1.1-0-22-0

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

New Zealand 42/0   AJ Redmond 39* (14b 9x4)   DT Johnston 1.2-0-26-0

McCallan to Redmond, FOUR, floated full from round the stumps, Redmond switches around early gets into a left-hander's stance and revere sweeps over short third man

New Zealand 60/1   AJ Redmond 46* (22b 10x4)   WK McCallan 1.1-0-5-1

McCallan to Redmond, FOUR, Another profitable reverse sweep. And that's his fifty. He has equaled the quickest fifty in this tournament. This time, he didn't quite get into a left-hander's stance but played the reverse sweep clear of the short third man

New Zealand 64/1   AJ Redmond 50* (23b 11x4)   WK McCallan 1.2-0-9-1

McCallan to Redmond, FOUR, He refuses to stop hitting. This time, the big slog sweep is out of the shelf.

New Zealand 70/1   AJ Redmond 55* (26b 12x4)   WK McCallan 2-0-15-1

KJ O'Brien to Redmond, FOUR, The long-off was slightly wide and so, Redmond drills it to the right of the fielder for yet another boundary. What a come-back he is having.

New Zealand 83/1   AJ Redmond 59* (27b 13x4)   KJ O'Brien 3.4-0-27-0

McCallan to Styris, FOUR, Even better shot. He moved outside leg and lifted it inside-out to the extra-cover boundary. Superbly struck.

New Zealand 152/2   SB Styris 42* (24b 1x4 3x6)   WK McCallan 3.3-0-31-1

Cusack to Oram, FOUR, moves outside leg stump. Cusack tries to push it outside off but Oram lunges across to slash it over cover point

New Zealand 160/3   JDP Oram 7* (3b 1x4)   AR Cusack 2.2-0-24-1





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