2nd Match, Bulawayo, August 26, 2005, Videocon Triangular Series
(37.2/50 ov, T:216) 164

New Zealand won by 51 runs

Player Of The Match
New Zealand Innings
India Innings
Match Flow
New Zealand  (50 ovs maximum)
lbw b Pathan41191036.36
c †Dhoni b Nehra17100014.28
lbw b Nehra513151038.46
lbw b Pathan915401060.00
c Agarkar b Pathan1121241052.38
run out (Yuvraj Singh/Harbhajan Singh)3657723263.15
c Pathan b Agarkar54547352100.00
c Harbhajan Singh b Yadav2023254086.95
c Dravid b Agarkar49395251125.64
run out (Agarkar)13122010108.33
not out 38100037.50
Extras(b 1, lb 5, nb 1, w 3)10
TOTAL43.1 Ov (RR: 4.98)215
Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Lou Vincent, 2.3 ov), 2-10 (Stephen Fleming, 3.3 ov), 3-13 (Nathan Astle, 5.5 ov), 4-36 (Scott Styris, 10.6 ov), 5-36 (Hamish Marshall, 12.1 ov), 6-127 (Jacob Oram, 28.4 ov), 7-130 (Craig McMillan, 29.4 ov), 8-167 (Chris Cairns, 35.6 ov), 9-199 (Daniel Vettori, 40.3 ov), 10-215 (Brendon McCullum, 43.1 ov)
2.3 to L Vincent, gone! good length delivery, pitched in line with the off stump and swinging back in, Vincent plays down the wrong line and gets hit on the pad plumb in front of the stumps, Pathan strikes early for India! just the start they needed. 6/1
10.6 to SB Styris, that was needless! short of a good length delivery angling across the right-hander, Styris comes down the track and has a wild swing at it, ball clips the top edge and balloons up towards mid-off, Agarkar running back takes a fantastic catch. 36/4
12.1 to HJH Marshall, once again the late in swing does the trick! good length delivery on the stumps, Marshal moves across looking to play it away on the leg side but fails to make contact, ball hits the pad plumb in front of the stumps and the finger goes up. 36/5
3.3 to SP Fleming, Nehra joins the party! short of a good length delivery, pitched close to the off stump and moving away off the seam, Fleming goes after it and ends up with a thick edge straight to the keeper, New Zealand in trouble here. 10/2
5.5 to NJ Astle, Nehra strikes again! that was another beauty, swinging in after pitching in line with the off stump and Astle is caught plumb in front of the stumps, New Zealand three down and in deep trouble here. 13/3
29.4 to CD McMillan, another wicket goes down! pitched up on the pads, McMillan looking to turns it away on the leg side ends up with a top-edge and the ball lobs up straight to Pathan at mid-off - New Zealand seven down. 130/7
43.1 to BB McCullum, all over! short of a good length delivery, McCullum comes down the track looking for the big one but this time fails to clear Dravid at long-on, all done and dusted in 43.1 overs!. 215/10
35.6 to CL Cairns, gone! drifting down the leg side, Cairns looking to chip it over the fielder at short fine leg ends up hitting it straight to Harbhajan fielding there, soft dismissal of sorts - Jai P Yadav gets one to his name, New Zealand 8 down. 167/8
India  (T: 216 runs from 50 ovs)
c †McCullum b Bond510111050.00
c Marshall b Bond1522502068.18
b Bond012000.00
b Bond59101055.55
c Fleming b Adams1450025.00
c McMillan b Bond915161060.00
c †McCullum b Adams25130040.00
c Fleming b Adams26140033.33
c McMillan b Oram699210111175.00
c †McCullum b Bond5061923181.96
not out 00100-
Extras(lb 1, nb 1, w 4)6
TOTAL37.2 Ov (RR: 4.39)164
Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Sourav Ganguly, 2.2 ov), 2-11 (Venugopal Rao, 2.3 ov), 3-17 (Rahul Dravid, 4.2 ov), 4-19 (Yuvraj Singh, 5.2 ov), 5-34 (Mohammad Kaif, 8.6 ov), 6-39 (Virender Sehwag, 10.1 ov), 7-43 (MS Dhoni, 11.5 ov), 8-44 (Ajit Agarkar, 13.1 ov), 9-162 (Irfan Pathan, 36.6 ov), 10-164 (Jai Prakash Yadav, 37.2 ov)
2.2 to SC Ganguly, short delivery aimed on the rib-cage, Ganguly tires to run it down fine but ends up gloving it straight to McCullum. 11/1
2.3 to Y Venugopal Rao, perfect yorker and Rao was clueless, Bond on a roll here. 11/2
4.2 to R Dravid, short of a length delivery, swinging away from Dravid, Dravid stays back and tries his hand at the square cut, ball doesn't bounce as much as he imagined, takes the bottom edge and crashes into the stumps. 17/3
8.6 to M Kaif, Bond does it again! short outside the off stump, Kaif goes after it, ball takes the edge and flies away straight to McMillan at third man, India five down. 34/5
10.1 to V Sehwag, it is that man Bond again! pitched up outside the off stump and Sehwag drives it in the air, Marshall at point dives full length to his left and plucks it out of thin air! six down four more to get. 39/6
36.6 to IK Pathan, The name is Bond, Shane Bond! pitched outside the off stump and angling across, Pathan goes after it and ends up with a thick edge, McCullum holds on well to a fairly easy chance to end a tremendous partnership. 162/9
37.2 to Jai P Yadav, all over! good length delivery outside the off stump, Yadav looking to loft it over the fielder at mid-off ends up mis-hitting it straight to McMillan fielding there, New Zealand win by 51 runs. 164/10
5.2 to Yuvraj Singh, outside off and swinging away, Yuvraj has a swish at it, the ball takes the outside edge of the bat and flies to Stephen Fleming at first slip, who takes a simple catch. 19/4
11.5 to MS Dhoni, and the procession continues! short of a good length delivery outside the off stump, Dhoni stays back and slashes at it, ball clips the outside edge and goes straight to the keeper, second wicket for Adams. 43/7
13.1 to AB Agarkar, another one bites the dust! good length delivery outside the off stump, Agarkar ends up with a thick edge slashing hard at it and Fleming at first slips takes a good overhead catch, India 8 down and it's just the 14th over!. 44/8
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  • New Zealand 100 in 25.3 Overs
Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo
TossNew Zealand, elected to bat first
Player Of The Match
Match numberODI no. 2273
Match daysday (50-over match)
NZ Player Replacement
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IND Player Replacement
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PointsNew Zealand 6, India 0
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