Result
3rd Test, Wellington, Apr 3-7 2009, India tour of New Zealand
379 & 434/7d
(94.3 ov, target 617)
197 & 281/8
Match drawn
Player Of The Match
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
G Gambhir lbw b Franklin2347782048.93
V Sehwag c †McCullum b O'Brien4851707194.11
R Dravid c Franklin b Martin351141823030.70
SR Tendulkar c †McCullum b Martin628510811072.94
VVS Laxman c McIntosh b Southee416250025.00
Yuvraj Singh lbw b Ryder912112075.00
MS Dhoni (c) †c O'Brien b Southee52891066158.42
Harbhajan Singh c Vettori b Martin60781027176.92
Z Khan c †McCullum b O'Brien33234160143.47
I Sharma c †McCullum b Martin1831432058.06
MM Patel not out15142530107.14
Extras(b 2, lb 8, nb 7, w 3)20
TOTAL(92.1 Ov, RR: 4.11)379
Fall of wickets: 1-73 (Virender Sehwag, 15.3 ov), 2-75 (Gautam Gambhir, 16.6 ov), 3-165 (Sachin Tendulkar, 42.5 ov), 4-173 (VVS Laxman, 48.3 ov), 5-182 (Yuvraj Singh, 51.3 ov), 6-204 (Rahul Dravid, 58.1 ov), 7-283 (MS Dhoni, 76.6 ov), 8-315 (Harbhajan Singh, 82.1 ov), 9-347 (Zaheer Khan, 85.6 ov), 10-379 (Ishant Sharma, 92.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
CS Martin25.139843.8920
TG Southee1819425.2200
IE O'Brien2238924.0411
JEC Franklin1443812.7102
DL Vettori914705.2203
JD Ryder42310.7501
New Zealand 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
TG McIntosh c Yuvraj Singh b Khan32741166043.24
MJ Guptill  b Khan1723272073.91
DR Flynn c †Dhoni b Khan28140025.00
LRPL Taylor c †Dhoni b Harbhajan Singh42921396045.65
JD Ryder c †Dhoni b Khan312220025.00
JEC Franklin c Sehwag b Harbhajan Singh1542522035.71
BB McCullum c †Dhoni b Harbhajan Singh2456882042.85
DL Vettori (c)c †Dhoni b Sharma1113131184.61
TG Southee c & b Khan1627333059.25
IE O'Brien c †Dhoni b Patel1938492050.00
CS Martin not out4551080.00
Extras(b 9, lb 3)12
TOTAL(65 Ov, RR: 3.03)197
Fall of wickets: 1-21 (Martin Guptill, 6.6 ov), 2-31 (Daniel Flynn, 10.1 ov), 3-80 (Tim McIntosh, 26.6 ov), 4-98 (Jesse Ryder, 32.1 ov), 5-120 (Ross Taylor, 41.1 ov), 6-125 (James Franklin, 43.2 ov), 7-138 (Daniel Vettori, 46.3 ov), 8-160 (Tim Southee, 54.4 ov), 9-181 (Brendon McCullum, 61.3 ov), 10-197 (Iain O'Brien, 64.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Z Khan1826553.6100
I Sharma1434713.3500
MM Patel822012.5000
Harbhajan Singh2344331.8600
Yuvraj Singh201005.0000
India 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
G Gambhir lbw b O'Brien16725735216264.98
V Sehwag c Taylor b Martin127930171.42
R Dravid c †McCullum b Vettori6014518710041.37
SR Tendulkar c Taylor b Vettori920250145.00
VVS Laxman  b O'Brien611091389055.96
Yuvraj Singh c Taylor b Martin4046756186.95
MS Dhoni (c) †not out5683-8067.46
Harbhajan Singh c Southee b Martin03-000.00
Z Khan not out1831-1158.06
Extras(lb 5, nb 5, w 1)11
TOTAL(116 Ov, RR: 3.74)434/7d
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Virender Sehwag, 1.6 ov), 2-184 (Rahul Dravid, 48.3 ov), 3-208 (Sachin Tendulkar, 54.6 ov), 4-314 (Gautam Gambhir, 88.3 ov), 5-319 (VVS Laxman, 90.3 ov), 6-397 (Yuvraj Singh, 105.3 ov), 7-397 (Harbhajan Singh, 105.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
TG Southee1225804.8300
CS Martin2277033.1803
IE O'Brien25610024.0000
JEC Franklin1637204.5010
JD Ryder612103.5001
DL Vettori35510823.0801
New Zealand 2nd Innings (target: 617 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
TG McIntosh c Dravid b Khan432480012.50
MJ Guptill lbw b Harbhajan Singh49931374252.68
DR Flynn  b Khan1039431025.64
LRPL Taylor  b Harbhajan Singh10716526116064.84
JD Ryder c Dravid b Harbhajan Singh022000.00
JEC Franklin lbw b Tendulkar491712507028.65
BB McCullum c Dravid b Tendulkar616250037.50
DL Vettori (c)not out1524-2062.50
TG Southee c †Dhoni b Harbhajan Singh313-0023.07
IE O'Brien not out1917-40111.76
Extras(b 10, lb 2, nb 6, w 1)19
TOTAL(94.3 Ov, RR: 2.97)281/8
Did not bat: CS Martin 
Fall of wickets: 1-30 (Tim McIntosh, 10.6 ov), 2-54 (Daniel Flynn, 22.3 ov), 3-84 (Martin Guptill, 31.2 ov), 4-84 (Jesse Ryder, 31.4 ov), 5-226 (Ross Taylor, 77.4 ov), 6-244 (Brendon McCullum, 84.1 ov), 7-253 (James Franklin, 86.3 ov), 8-258 (Tim Southee, 89.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Z Khan19.365722.9210
MM Patel1342201.6900
I Sharma1225704.7501
Harbhajan Singh3385941.7801
Yuvraj Singh10404.0000
V Sehwag702503.5703
SR Tendulkar904525.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Basin Reserve, Wellington
TossNew Zealand , elected to field first
SeriesIndia tour of New Zealand
Player Of The Match
Gautam Gambhir
Series resultIndia won the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1918
Season2008/09
Hours of play (local time)11am start, Lunch 13.00-13.40, Tea 15.40-16.00, Close 18.00
Match days3,4,5,6,7 April 2009 (5-day match)
Umpires
Daryl Harper
Simon Taufel
TV Umpire
Tony Hill
Reserve Umpire
Dave Quested
Match Referee
Alan Hurst
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 03 Apr - day 1 - India 1st innings 375/9 (I Sharma 15*, MM Patel 14*, 90 ov)
Sat, 04 Apr - day 2 - India 2nd innings 51/1 (G Gambhir 28*, R Dravid 9*, 16 ov)
Sun, 05 Apr - day 3 - India 2nd innings 349/5 (Yuvraj Singh 15*, MS Dhoni 16*, 97.5 ov)
Mon, 06 Apr - day 4 - New Zealand 2nd innings 167/4 (LRPL Taylor 69*, JEC Franklin 26*, 56 ov)
Tue, 07 Apr - day 5 - New Zealand 2nd innings 281/8 (94.3 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • 5th Wicket: 100 runs in 213 balls (LRPL Taylor 65, JEC Franklin 29, Ex 9)
  • New Zealand: 200 runs in 70.4 overs (429 balls), Extras 18
  • Drinks: New Zealand - 205/4 in 71.0 overs (LRPL Taylor 94, JEC Franklin 30)
  • LRPL Taylor: 100 off 158 balls (15 x 4)
  • New Zealand: 250 runs in 84.5 overs (515 balls), Extras 19
  • Lunch: New Zealand - 254/7 in 88.0 overs (DL Vettori 10, TG Southee 0)
  • New Ball Taken: New Zealand 277/8 after 94.3 overs (DL Vettori 15, IE O'Brien 15)
  • Rain: New Zealand - 281/8 in 94.3 overs (DL Vettori 15, IE O'Brien 19)
Day 4
  • India: 350 runs in 98.4 overs (596 balls), Extras 9
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 71 balls (Yuvraj Singh 19, MS Dhoni 34, Ex 0)
  • India: 400 runs in 109.5 overs (664 balls), Extras 10
  • MS Dhoni: 50 off 77 balls (7 x 4)
  • Innings Break: India - 434/7 in 116.0 overs (MS Dhoni 56, Z Khan 18)
  • New Zealand 2nd innings
  • Lunch: New Zealand - 37/1 in 15.0 overs (MJ Guptill 29, DR Flynn 4)
  • New Zealand: 50 runs in 18.3 overs (111 balls), Extras 0
  • Drinks: New Zealand - 82/2 in 29.0 overs (MJ Guptill 48, LRPL Taylor 15)
  • New Zealand: 100 runs in 36.5 overs (221 balls), Extras 6
  • Tea: New Zealand - 136/4 in 42.0 overs (LRPL Taylor 48, JEC Franklin 18)
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 63 balls (LRPL Taylor 32, JEC Franklin 18, Ex 2)
  • LRPL Taylor: 50 off 66 balls (9 x 4)
  • New Zealand: 150 runs in 49.1 overs (297 balls), Extras 8
  • Bad Light: New Zealand - 167/4 in 56.0 overs (LRPL Taylor 69, JEC Franklin 26)
  • End Of Day: New Zealand - 167/4 in 56.0 overs (LRPL Taylor 69, JEC Franklin 26)
Day 3
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 115 balls (G Gambhir 39, R Dravid 9, Ex 2)
  • G Gambhir: 50 off 76 balls (7 x 4)
  • India: 100 runs in 28.3 overs (173 balls), Extras 4
  • Drinks: India - 106/1 in 30.0 overs (G Gambhir 62, R Dravid 28)
  • 2nd Wicket: 100 runs in 185 balls (G Gambhir 62, R Dravid 36, Ex 3)
  • India: 150 runs in 40.3 overs (245 balls), Extras 5
  • R Dravid: 50 off 114 balls (9 x 4)
  • 2nd Wicket: 150 runs in 257 balls (G Gambhir 94, R Dravid 53, Ex 4)
  • Lunch: India - 170/1 in 46.0 overs (G Gambhir 96, R Dravid 57)
  • G Gambhir: 100 off 138 balls (13 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • India: 200 runs in 52.1 overs (316 balls), Extras 6
  • Drinks: India - 215/3 in 61.0 overs (G Gambhir 126, VVS Laxman 1)
  • India: 250 runs in 72.4 overs (439 balls), Extras 8
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 116 balls (G Gambhir 29, VVS Laxman 22, Ex 1)
  • G Gambhir: 150 off 223 balls (15 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Tea: India - 269/3 in 77.0 overs (G Gambhir 151, VVS Laxman 29)
  • India: 300 runs in 83.6 overs (508 balls), Extras 9
  • VVS Laxman: 50 off 103 balls (8 x 4)
  • 4th Wicket: 100 runs in 198 balls (G Gambhir 47, VVS Laxman 53, Ex 2)
  • Drinks: India - 319/5 in 90.3 overs (Yuvraj Singh 1)
  • Bad Light: India - 349/5 in 97.5 overs (Yuvraj Singh 15, MS Dhoni 16)
  • End Of Day: India - 349/5 in 97.5 overs (Yuvraj Singh 15, MS Dhoni 16)
Day 2
  • Innings Break: India - 379/10 in 92.1 overs (MM Patel 15)
  • New Zealand 1st innings
  • Drinks: New Zealand - 35/2 in 12.0 overs (TG McIntosh 12, LRPL Taylor 4)
  • New Zealand: 50 runs in 19.1 overs (115 balls), Extras 4
  • Lunch: New Zealand - 64/2 in 23.0 overs (TG McIntosh 24, LRPL Taylor 17)
  • New Zealand: 100 runs in 32.3 overs (195 balls), Extras 9
  • Drinks: New Zealand - 115/4 in 37.0 overs (LRPL Taylor 40, JEC Franklin 12)
  • Tea: New Zealand - 140/7 in 50.0 overs (BB McCullum 7, TG Southee 1)
  • New Zealand: 150 runs in 52.3 overs (315 balls), Extras 10
  • Drinks: New Zealand - 186/9 in 63.0 overs (IE O'Brien 12, CS Martin 0)
  • Innings Break: New Zealand - 197/10 in 65.0 overs (CS Martin 4)
  • India 2nd innings
  • India: 50 runs in 15.2 overs (92 balls), Extras 2
  • End Of Day: India - 51/1 in 16.0 overs (G Gambhir 28, R Dravid 9)
Day 1
  • India 1st innings
  • India: 50 runs in 9.4 overs (59 balls), Extras 1
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 59 balls (G Gambhir 16, V Sehwag 33, Ex 1)
  • Drinks: India - 68/0 in 14.0 overs (G Gambhir 23, V Sehwag 43)
  • India: 100 runs in 26.5 overs (163 balls), Extras 5
  • Lunch: India - 101/2 in 27.0 overs (R Dravid 9, SR Tendulkar 16)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 101 balls (R Dravid 15, SR Tendulkar 31, Ex 4)
  • SR Tendulkar: 50 off 67 balls (9 x 4)
  • India: 150 runs in 38.5 overs (236 balls), Extras 6
  • Drinks: India - 161/2 in 42.0 overs (R Dravid 26, SR Tendulkar 58)
  • Tea: India - 190/5 in 55.0 overs (R Dravid 31, MS Dhoni 6)
  • India: 200 runs in 56.5 overs (346 balls), Extras 8
  • Drinks: India - 242/6 in 69.0 overs (MS Dhoni 26, Harbhajan Singh 26)
  • India: 250 runs in 71.5 overs (438 balls), Extras 10
  • 7th Wicket: 50 runs in 91 balls (MS Dhoni 16, Harbhajan Singh 33, Ex 2)
  • MS Dhoni: 50 off 86 balls (6 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Harbhajan Singh: 50 off 58 balls (6 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • India: 300 runs in 79.5 overs (488 balls), Extras 13
  • New Ball Taken: India 302/7 after 80.0 overs (Harbhajan Singh 54, Z Khan 0)
  • India: 350 runs in 86.4 overs (530 balls), Extras 20
  • End Of Day: India - 375/9 in 90.0 overs (I Sharma 15, MM Patel 14)