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2nd Test, Wellington, December 03 - 06, 2009, Pakistan tour of New Zealand
264 & 239
(T:405) 99 & 263

Pakistan won by 141 runs

Player Of The Match
4/40 & 5/67
Pakistan 1st Innings
New Zealand 1st Innings
Pakistan 2nd Innings
New Zealand 2nd Innings
Match Flow
Pakistan 1st Innings 
c Taylor b Vettori32981453032.65
c Tuffey b O'Brien291031334028.15
b Tuffey4648576195.83
lbw b Vettori022000.00
lbw b Vettori2151930141.17
c Vettori b Tuffey916222056.25
c Vettori b Tuffey70851538082.35
c Taylor b O'Brien2157563036.84
c O'Brien b Tuffey3158843153.44
c & b Vettori49100044.44
not out 034000.00
Extras(w 1)1
TOTAL88.2 Ov (RR: 2.98, 384 Mins)264
Fall of wickets: 1-60 (Salman Butt, 32.2 ov), 2-66 (Imran Farhat, 35.1 ov), 3-66 (Mohammad Yousuf, 35.3 ov), 4-119 (Umar Akmal, 45.1 ov), 5-131 (Shoaib Malik, 49.5 ov), 6-156 (Misbah-ul-Haq, 55.2 ov), 7-193 (Mohammad Amir, 68.6 ov), 8-257 (Kamran Akmal, 85.3 ov), 9-264 (Mohammad Asif, 87.3 ov), 10-264 (Umar Gul, 88.2 ov)
45.1 to Umar Akmal, Tuffey gets Umar! The inswinger and gets it to nip in a little further after pitching, Umar gets forward to defend but is done in by the movement, clips the pads and is bowled through the gate and is bowled. 119/4
49.5 to Shoaib Malik, Tuffey strikes again, needless stuff from Malik, it's pitched up alright but he didn't have to play it uppishly, mistimes a drive straight to Vettori at mid-off. 131/5
85.3 to Kamran Akmal, Maybe he won't have to, Vettori has taken a beauty running back from mid-off, it was bowled on a good length and Akmal tried to strike it through the line, though he wasn't to the pitch, over mid-off, managed to do so but didn't get the distance, Vettori kept his eyes on it throughout while he was running back and clasped it diving to his left, brilliantly taken, ends a significant contribution. 257/8
88.2 to Umar Gul, Gul connects the pull but ends up playing it into the palms of Iain O'Brien at deep square leg who runs a few steps to his left and judges it well, just inside the ropes. 264/10
32.2 to Salman Butt, watch out for the blog later today, banged in short on the off and a rush of blood costs Butt his wicket, rises up to him a little more than he expected and he gets a top edge as he attempts a pull, Tuffey moves a few steps forward from mid-on and takes a dolly. 60/1
68.6 to Mohammad Amir, edged and gone, O'Brien does the trick and Taylor has a million-dollar smile on his face as he snaps this one, inducing him to play the drive, producing the edge as it's going away from him and straight into the hands of Taylor who clasps it tight close to his chest. 193/7
35.1 to Imran Farhat, The openers have been sent back, New Zealand have clawed back before tea! Short of a length outside off and appeared to hold its line, quicker through the air and Farhat, trying to be a little cheeky, made a bit of room to play it past slip but ended up getting a thick outside edge straight to Taylor who reacted well to snap a sharp one. 66/2
35.3 to Mohammad Yousuf, three down! Yousuf doesn't opt for the review, that's because he knows he's a gonner, angling in towards middle and leg and it holds its line, Yousuf is only half-forward as he tries to play at it, misreads the line and is rapped right in front of the stumps. 66/3
55.2 to Misbah-ul-Haq, goes for a slog-sweep and is rapped on the pads, it went on straight, landed on middle, he bent low to try to whack it over square leg, he had bent so low that it struck him on the back pad in front of middle and leg, plumb, he's called for a review and once we see the replay, we'll know he's wasted an appeal, Taufel gave it out and the referral will just confirm his decision. 156/6
87.3 to Mohammad Asif, Vettori's the man, tossed it up on the off and Asif was drawn into playing the drive, ended up chipping it straight back to Vettori who dived to his left to complete well-taken catch. 264/9
New Zealand 1st Innings 
c Salman Butt b Mohammad Asif421230019.04
c †Kamran Akmal b Mohammad Amir042000.00
lbw b Mohammad Asif29741403039.18
b Umar Gul3040544075.00
lbw b Umar Gul026000.00
c & b Danish Kaneria2054711037.03
c Shoaib Malik b Mohammad Asif011000.00
c Misbah-ul-Haq b Danish Kaneria67210085.71
c Mohammad Yousuf b Mohammad Asif314180021.42
c Imran Farhat b Danish Kaneria032000.00
not out 015000.00
Extras(lb 7)7
TOTAL36.5 Ov (RR: 2.68, 176 Mins)99
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Martin Guptill, 0.5 ov), 2-5 (Tim McIntosh, 5.5 ov), 3-48 (Ross Taylor, 16.6 ov), 4-52 (Peter Fulton, 18.2 ov), 5-85 (Daniel Flynn, 30.3 ov), 6-85 (Brendon McCullum, 30.4 ov), 7-95 (Grant Elliott, 33.3 ov), 8-96 (Daniel Vettori, 35.1 ov), 9-96 (Iain O'Brien, 35.4 ov), 10-99 (Daryl Tuffey, 36.5 ov)
0.5 to MJ Guptill, Aamer strikes! Short of a good length outside off, just a fraction, and then darts away, Guptill is on the back foot, fishing for it and gets a thick edge straight to Kamran. 1/1
5.5 to TG McIntosh, McIntosh goes! Butt takes an easy one at short leg, nipping back in with some good bounce, played forward, didn't anticipate the extent of movement there, got an inside edge onto his pads and Butt took a dolly. 5/2
30.3 to DR Flynn, Flynn's gone! Or maybe not. He's calling for a review. It moved in after landing on a good length on the off and Flynn, who went for the drive, was done in by the movement, missed it and was rapped on the pads in line with the stumps, would have hit off stump. No inside edge there, New Zealand have lost a challenge and are now struggling. 85/5
30.4 to BB McCullum, McCullum goes! Drew him into playing the drive, bowled it full outside off and got it to move away, McCullum's eyes light up, tries to crash it through the covers, gets a thick outside edge and Malik reacts well at second slip, snapping it to his left. 85/6
36.5 to DR Tuffey, New Zealand have been knocked out for 99, short outside off, tries to slap it past mid-on but mistimes it straight to Yousuf there who takes it comfortably. 99/10
16.6 to LRPL Taylor, bowled'im! Misjudged it completely, nipped back in from a good length outside off and Taylor, not expecting it to jag in as much as it did, shoulders arms and much to his shock, hears the death rattle. 48/3
18.2 to PG Fulton, gone second ball, Fulton's woes continue, bowled it on a length on middle, gets across to tries to play it straight, just a hint of inward movement, he misses and is rapped on the pads plumb in front, Rudi had no hesitation and Fulton didn't bother with the review. 52/4
33.3 to GD Elliott, Kaneria gets one! He's made Elliott play on a consistent basis by pitching it up and he does so again, was slower through the air, Elliott was induced into playing the shot off a length and he drove it straight back to Kaneria who took an easy one. 95/7
35.1 to DL Vettori, Kaneria gets Vettori, New Zealand are collapsing now, didn't spot the straighter one, he played for the turn after it landed slightly short outside off, pushed at it from the crease, got a thick edge and Misbah took a sharp one to his left at slip. 96/8
35.4 to IE O'Brien, poor shot from O'Brien, he's thrown it away here, tossed it up outside off and Kaneria succeeded in enticing the batsman in going for a big one, tried to clear the off-side field but miscued it completely, Farhat moved to his left a few paces from cover and took an easy one. 96/9
Pakistan 2nd Innings 
c Fulton b O'Brien3563774155.55
c Taylor b O'Brien1848682037.50
lbw b Martin832002837041.50
c †McCullum b O'Brien331101373030.00
c Vettori b Martin52334962157.57
c †McCullum b Elliott323270013.04
c †McCullum b Elliott011000.00
c Guptill b Martin930451030.00
c Fulton b O'Brien17190014.28
c Taylor b Martin011000.00
not out 036000.00
Extras(b 4, lb 1)5
TOTAL86.3 Ov (RR: 2.76, 361 Mins)239
Fall of wickets: 1-49 (Salman Butt, 16.4 ov), 2-54 (Imran Farhat, 18.6 ov), 3-131 (Misbah-ul-Haq, 53.6 ov), 4-197 (Umar Akmal, 65.6 ov), 5-210 (Shoaib Malik, 71.5 ov), 6-210 (Kamran Akmal, 71.6 ov), 7-230 (Mohammad Amir, 83.3 ov), 8-239 (Mohammad Yousuf, 85.2 ov), 9-239 (Danish Kaneria, 85.3 ov), 10-239 (Umar Gul, 86.3 ov)
65.6 to Umar Akmal, what would New Zealand do without Vettori? Bowled it on a length on the off stump, moved across and tried to loft it over the in-field on the off side, mistimed it, didn't get under it well enough, Vettori, standing at mid-off, ran back, stretched, dived to his left and plucked another beauty, almost identical to the catch he took in the first innings but just a little easier. 197/4
83.3 to Mohammad Amir, gone, drew him on the front foot and made him push at that fullish delivery outside off, got a thick edge straight to Guptill at gully. 230/7
85.2 to Mohammad Yousuf, appeal for lbw, angling in towards middle from wide of the crease, Yousuf tries to play it back to the bowler but misses and is rapped on the pads, the fielders go up but the umpire Koertzen thinks it might have taken the inside edge, Vettori calls for the review and the replays show there was no contact with the bat, and that he was struck in line. The umpire gets the message, reverses his decision and raises the finger. 239/8
85.3 to Danish Kaneria, Martin's on a roll! Kaneria goes first ball, bowled it full outside off and Kaneria pushed at it inside the line from the crease, gets a thick edge straight to Taylor at first slip. 239/9
16.4 to Salman Butt, What a delivery by O'Brien, Butt was done in for pace there, hurled it short on middle and was heading for his helmet as he tried to duck, he tried to block it with the bat in front of his face, it took the handle and lobbed up to slip. 49/1
18.6 to Imran Farhat, O'Brien does it again, probed Farhat outside off this time, pitched it on a good length and had the opener pushing at it, not sure if there was any movement there but Farhat drove loosely at it, got the outside edge and Fulton made no mistake at second slip. 54/2
53.6 to Misbah-ul-Haq, gets it to swing in this time and breaks through, came in, pitched on a good length, Misbah had initially planned on leaving it and once it came in he dabbed at it fro the crease, got a thick edge and McCullum took an easy one. 131/3
86.3 to Umar Gul, Fulton takes an excellent running catch, bowled on a length on the off, tries to loft him over long-on but Fulton in the deep runs a fair distance to his left to clasp it while diving to his left. 239/10
71.5 to Shoaib Malik, Elliott strikes! Shortish on the off stump, just a tiny bit of away movement, Malik tries to defend it off the back foot, plays it inside the line, gets a thin edge straight to McCullum who takes a low catch. 210/5
71.6 to Kamran Akmal, two in two! Elliott's induced Kamran to get onto the front foot and push at one that moved away late, gets a thin edge straight to the keeper.. 210/6
New Zealand 2nd Innings (T: 405 runs)
b Mohammad Asif1552692028.84
lbw b Mohammad Asif2480050.00
c †Kamran Akmal b Mohammad Asif2039882051.28
c Misbah-ul-Haq b Mohammad Amir971352049571.85
c †Kamran Akmal b Mohammad Amir1355851023.63
b Danish Kaneria619280031.57
c †Kamran Akmal b Danish Kaneria24791101030.37
c Umar Akmal b Mohammad Asif4057813070.17
lbw b Danish Kaneria36100050.00
c Shoaib Malik b Mohammad Asif3145555068.88
not out 0613000.00
Extras(b 6, lb 6)12
TOTAL82.5 Ov (RR: 3.17, 370 Mins)263
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Tim McIntosh, 1.5 ov), 2-36 (Martin Guptill, 14.4 ov), 3-37 (Daniel Flynn, 16.3 ov), 4-80 (Peter Fulton, 35.2 ov), 5-108 (Grant Elliott, 41.2 ov), 6-186 (Ross Taylor, 60.2 ov), 7-206 (Brendon McCullum, 67.5 ov), 8-212 (Daryl Tuffey, 69.5 ov), 9-252 (Daniel Vettori, 80.1 ov), 10-263 (Iain O'Brien, 82.5 ov)
35.2 to PG Fulton, edged and gone! Landed on a good length outside off, he couldn't resist, tried to drive one on the up when the length wasn't quite right, got a thin edge straight to Kamran. 80/4
60.2 to LRPL Taylor, edged and gone! Couldn't resist going for the drive to one that was pitched on a length outside off, got a thick edge and Misbah clasped it comfortably at first slip. 186/6
1.5 to TG McIntosh, gone this time! It nipped back in from a short of a good length outside off, came half-forward and was done in by the inward movement, missed the bat, struck on the pads albeit a little high and Taufel had no hesitation in giving that one, height may have been a problem there, but McIntosh didn't call for a review, his struggles continue. 4/1
14.4 to MJ Guptill, bowled'im! Persistently trying to get him to drive at one and Guptill does so this time, not much foot movement as he tried to drive it through the line to that full delivery on the off stump, got an inside edge and it crashed into the stumps. 36/2
16.3 to DR Flynn, gone! Flynn's gone, Asif gets another one, short of a good length outside off and gets it to nip away at just the right time to produce a thick outside edge straight to Kamran. 37/3
80.1 to DL Vettori, gone, sanity restored! Gets it to land just short of a good length outside off and move away a hint, Vettori pokes at it from the crease, gets a thick edge and Umar Akmal snaps a sharp one reacting to his right. 252/9
82.5 to IE O'Brien, Malik finally takes one! Asif takes five, short outside off, hangs his bat out and opens the face but ends up edging it straight to Malik at second slip. 263/10
41.2 to GD Elliott, He swept it back onto his stumps! Tossed up on leg stump and he bent low to sweep it fine, no indications of any turn there but he ended up getting some bat on it but not in the direction he intended, gets it straight onto the stumps and New Zealand slide further. 108/5
67.5 to BB McCullum, a beauty! Turned away sharply with some extra bounce from a good length on the off stump, McCullum was caught by surprise while trying to open the face, got an edge and Kamran reacted well to snap a sharp one, Pakistan inch closer. 206/7
69.5 to DR Tuffey, the googly and Tuffey fails to pick it, lands on a good length outside off and darts back in to strike him on the pads as he gets forward to defend, plays down the wrong line there, struck him in line, Taufel gives it out, Tuffey has doubts and calls for a review, it struck him on the back pad and beat him through the gate, would have hit middle and leg, Tuffey may have thought that would have gone over but replays indicate that may not be the case, Taufel's decision is upheld and Tuffey has to go. 212/8
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Thu, 03 Dec - day 1 - Pakistan 1st innings 161/6 (Kamran Akmal 21*, Mohammad Amir 2*, 58 ov)
Fri, 04 Dec - day 2 - Pakistan 2nd innings 64/2 (Mohammad Yousuf 10*, Misbah-ul-Haq 1*, 23 ov)
Sat, 05 Dec - day 3 - New Zealand 2nd innings 70/3 (Ross Taylor 15*, Peter Fulton 12*, 33 ov)
Sun, 06 Dec - day 4 - New Zealand 2nd innings 263 (82.5 ov) - end of match
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
  • New Zealand: 100 runs in 38.6 overs (234 balls), Extras 7
  • Over 40.2: Referal by Pakistan, Umpire- RE Koertzen, Batsman- GD Elliot ( Struck down)
  • LRPL Taylor: 50 off 80 balls (4 x 4, 3 x 6)
  • New Zealand: 150 runs in 48.4 overs (292 balls), Extras 8
  • Drinks: New Zealand - 152/5 in 49.0 overs (LRPL Taylor 81, BB McCullum 6)
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 51 balls (LRPL Taylor 42, BB McCullum 7, Ex 2)
  • Over 56.3: Referal by New Zealand, Umpire- RE Koertzen, Batsman- BB McCullum ( Upheld)
  • New Zealand: 200 runs in 63.6 overs (384 balls), Extras 9
  • Lunch: New Zealand - 205/6 in 67.0 overs (BB McCullum 24, DL Vettori 16)
  • Over 69.5: Referal by New Zealand, Umpire- SJA Taufel, Batsman- DR Tuffey ( Struck down)
  • New Zealand: 250 runs in 78.2 overs (470 balls), Extras 12
  • New Ball Taken: New Zealand 252/8 after 80.1 overs (DL Vettori 40, IE O'Brien 20)
  • Over 81.2: Referal by Pakistan, Umpire- SJA Taufel, Batsman- IE O'Brein ( Struck down)
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TossNew Zealand, elected to field first
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Series result3-match series level 1-1
Match numberTest no. 1938
Hours of play (local time)Noon start, Lunch 14.00-14.40, Tea 16.40-17.00, Close 19.00
Match days3,4,5,6 December 2009 - day (5-day match)
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