RESULT
1st ODI (D/N), Napier, March 03, 2009, India tour of New Zealand
273/4
(28/28 ov, T:216) 162/9

India won by 53 runs (D/L method)

Player Of The Match
MS Dhoni, INDIA
84* (89)
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India INNINGS (38 overs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Virender Sehwag c Taylor b Vettori775679111137.50
Sachin Tendulkar c †McCullum b Butler2023432086.95
MS Dhoni (c)†not out 84891206094.38
Yuvraj Singh run out (Vettori/Guptill)213170015.38
Suresh Raina c O'Brien b Elliott66394954169.23
Yusuf Pathan not out 20101521200.00
Extras(b 1, lb 1, nb 2)4
TOTAL38 Ov (RR: 7.18)273/4
Fall of wickets: 1-69 (Sachin Tendulkar, 9.4 ov), 2-121 (Virender Sehwag, 18.2 ov), 3-131 (Yuvraj Singh, 22.4 ov), 4-241 (Suresh Raina, 34.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Kyle Mills706909.85136302
Iain O'Brien815206.50207000
Ian Butler814215.25204000
9.4 to SR Tendulkar, edged and taken! A nothing shot from Tendulkar, looking to steer that away behind square on the off side but the length ball sits up a touch more than anticipated and he feathers a regulation edge through to McCullum, and thats immediate success for Butler on ODI comeback. 69/1
Jacob Oram201909.5022000
Daniel Vettori804215.25263200
18.2 to V Sehwag, stunning catch! Well held, Taylor! Sehwag skips down and absolutely smacks the ball hard and flat but Taylor dives to his left, superbly balanced, and plucks off a two-handed blinder at extra cover, you are not going to see much better than that in terms of reflex and composure. 121/2
Jesse Ryder302709.0012000
Grant Elliott2020110.0042100
34.6 to SK Raina, he's gone now, but what a contribution! Raina clears the front leg and gets underneath the ball, slogging it up into the evening sky and O'Brien settles underneath it on the off side. 241/4
New Zealand INNINGS (Target: 216 runs from 28 overs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Jesse Ryder c Sehwag b Kumar1125311044.00
Brendon McCullum c Harbhajan Singh b Kumar056000.00
Martin Guptill c Gambhir b Harbhajan Singh6470905091.42
Ross Taylor c Tendulkar b Pathan31243130129.16
Grant Elliott run out (†Dhoni/Sehwag)11112000100.00
Jacob Oram c †Dhoni b Yuvraj Singh011000.00
Neil Broom st †Dhoni b Harbhajan Singh27140028.57
Ian Butler c Patel b Khan015000.00
Kyle Mills c Sehwag b Harbhajan Singh021000.00
Daniel Vettori (c)not out 26152030173.33
Iain O'Brien not out 38180037.50
Extras(lb 10, nb 1, w 3)14
TOTAL28 Ov (RR: 5.78)162/9
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Brendon McCullum, 1.5 ov), 2-23 (Jesse Ryder, 7.4 ov), 3-81 (Ross Taylor, 15.5 ov), 4-111 (Grant Elliott, 20.5 ov), 5-111 (Jacob Oram, 20.6 ov), 6-132 (Martin Guptill, 23.3 ov), 7-132 (Neil Broom, 23.4 ov), 8-132 (Kyle Mills, 23.6 ov), 9-132 (Ian Butler, 24.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Zaheer Khan611913.16241001
24.1 to IG Butler, disaster for the home team! Banged in short on middle, he tries to hook that behind square, gets the top-edge and Munaf at fine leg dives forward to complete an excellent catch, it was dying on him but he got under it nicely. 132/9
Praveen Kumar612824.66233020
1.5 to BB McCullum, gone! Praveen strikes in his first over, McCullum gets underneath the ball as it slides down the stumps, top-edging a poor attempt at a pull, its up into the evening sky a long time and settles in Harbhajan's palms down at deep fine leg, a massive wicket that. 0/1
7.4 to JD Ryder, poor shot, just throwing the bat at a hint of width and scooping it up miles into the air, Sehwag calls for it and pouches the skier with ease on the off side, India are all over New Zealand. 23/2
Munaf Patel201407.0062000
Yuvraj Singh604217.0093000
20.6 to JDP Oram, gone first ball!! A bizzare dismissal really, tossed up on middle, tries to sweep it square, gets the top edge that lobs up to Dhoni, who the flicks the ball onto the bails to find Oram short of his crease. There was plenty of bat involved in that one, so he's given out caught, no doubts there. 111/5
Yusuf Pathan402215.5081010
15.5 to LRPL Taylor, gone! Tossed up on middle and leg, gets down on one knee and tries to sweep it away behind square, gets the top edge and the ball lobs up to Tendulkar at short fine where it pouches it comfortably. India are chipping away here, and the asking rate has climbed to almost 9. 81/3
Harbhajan Singh402736.7582000
23.3 to MJ Guptill, tossed up on middle, goes for a slog sweep in an attempt to clear the ropes, gets the top-edge and Gambhir, running in from deep midwicket, takes a well-judged catch after a juggling it a couple of times. 132/6
23.4 to NT Broom, on a hat-trick now! Failed to pick the doosra, pitched on a good length outside off, Broom came down the track and played inside the line, expecting it to spin into him, he missed and Dhoni made no mistake. 132/7
23.6 to KD Mills, A dream over for Harbhajan! Thrown up on the off stump, lands on a good length, he pushes at it off the front foot, gets a thick edge and Sehwag at slip stretches well to his right to snap a sharp chance, all but over for New Zealand here, three in four balls. 132/8
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MATCH DETAILS
McLean Park, Napier
TossIndia, elected to bat first
Series
Season2008/09
Player Of The Match
India
MS Dhoni
Series resultIndia led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberODI no. 2821
Hours of play (local time)14.00 start, First Session 14.00-17.30 Interval 17.30-18.15, Second Session 18.15-21.45
Match days03 March 2009 - daynight (50-over match)
Umpires
South Africa
Rudi Koertzen
New Zealand
Tony Hill
TV Umpire
New Zealand
Gary Baxter
Reserve Umpire
New Zealand
Evan Watkin
Match Referee
Sri Lanka
Ranjan Madugalle
MATCH NOTES
  • 12th Men TG Southee and R Sharma.
  • India innings
  • Rain: India - 27/0 in 4.3 overs (V Sehwag 23, SR Tendulkar 3)
  • Wet Ground: India - 27/0 in 4.3 overs (V Sehwag 23, SR Tendulkar 3)
  • Match reduced to 38 overs
  • India: 50 runs in 8.1 overs (50 balls), Extras 1
  • Power Play 2: Overs 8.1 - 13.0
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 50 balls (V Sehwag 35, SR Tendulkar 14, Ex 1)
  • V Sehwag: 50 off 37 balls (8 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • India: 100 runs in 13.6 overs (85 balls), Extras 1
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 45 balls (V Sehwag 28, MS Dhoni 21, Ex 1)
  • Drinks: India - 128/2 in 22.0 overs (MS Dhoni 27, Yuvraj Singh 2)
  • India: 150 runs in 26.3 overs (160 balls), Extras 2
  • Power Play 3: Overs 28.1 - 31
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 41 balls (MS Dhoni 17, SK Raina 34, Ex 1)
  • MS Dhoni: 50 off 66 balls (4 x 4)
  • India: 200 runs in 30.3 overs (185 balls), Extras 3
  • SK Raina: 50 off 31 balls (3 x 4, 3 x 6)
  • 4th Wicket: 100 runs in 67 balls (MS Dhoni 36, SK Raina 64, Ex 1)
  • India: 250 runs in 36.1 overs (219 balls), Extras 3
  • Innings Break: India - 273/4 in 38.0 overs (MS Dhoni 84, YK Pathan 20)
  • New Zealand innings
  • New Zealand: 50 runs in 11.2 overs (69 balls), Extras 2
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 42 balls (MJ Guptill 20, LRPL Taylor 30, Ex 1)
  • New Zealand: 100 runs in 19.0 overs (117 balls), Extras 9
  • Drinks: New Zealand - 106/3 in 20.0 overs (MJ Guptill 48, GD Elliott 7)
  • Rain: New Zealand - 111/4 in 20.5 overs (MJ Guptill 49)
  • Match reduced to 28 overs
  • MJ Guptill: 50 off 61 balls (3 x 4)
  • Power Play 3: Overs 22.1 - 23.0
  • New Zealand: 150 runs in 26.3 overs (163 balls), Extras 14
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