result
2nd T20I (D/N), Hamilton, Dec 28 2008, West Indies tour of New Zealand
(20 ov, target 192)155/7
New Zealand won by 36 runs
player of the match
Jesse Ryder
New Zealand
12y
• The Bulletin by Marc Ellison

Ryder, McCullum help NZ level series

A wonderful opening partnership of 130 from Jesse Ryder (62) and Brendon McCullum (59) proved the difference for New Zealand as they won the second Twenty20 international against West Indies at Hamilton by 36 runs, thus levelling the series 1-1.

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Scorecard summary
New Zealand191/9(20 overs)
West Indies155/7(20 overs)
end of over 20Wicket maiden
WI: 155/7CRR: 7.75 
Sulieman Benn0 (3)
Jerome Taylor0 (0)
Jeetan Patel2-1-12-2

And a double wicket maiden in the last over for Patel

19.6
Patel to Benn, no run

spins in off the pads

19.5
Patel to Benn, no run

defended away to point

19.4
Patel to Benn, no run

blocked to mid-off

19.3
W
Patel to Pollard, OUT

attacks the half volley on leg-stump and Ryder is waiting underneath it at long-off to claim the catch

Kieron Pollard c Ryder b Patel 38 (33m 24b 4x4 2x6) SR: 158.33
19.2
Patel to Pollard, no run

flighted in on his toes and prodded to midwicket

19.1
W
Patel to Ramdin, OUT

full toss which Ramdin goes after and scoops it high up in the air to Taylor at long-off who takes the catch with ease

Denesh Ramdin c Taylor b Patel 30 (26m 21b 4x4 0x6) SR: 142.85
end of over 198 runs
WI: 155/5CRR: 8.15 RRR: 37.00 • Need 37 from 6b
Kieron Pollard38 (22)
Denesh Ramdin30 (20)
Tim Southee4-0-44-1
18.6
4
Southee to Pollard, FOUR runs

full toss hit on the full over midwicket for a one bounce four

18.5
1
Southee to Ramdin, 1 run

full toss driven to long-on

18.4
Southee to Ramdin, no run

bowled on leg-stump and he can only hit the ball in to his pads

18.3
1
Southee to Pollard, 1 run

chipped away to mid-off but sharp fielding and they can only take one

18.2
1
Southee to Ramdin, 1 run

great length right on his feet and dug away to midwicket

18.1
1
Southee to Pollard, 1 run

driven away to long-off

end of over 186 runs
WI: 147/5CRR: 8.16 RRR: 22.50 • Need 45 from 12b
Denesh Ramdin28 (17)
Kieron Pollard32 (19)
Kyle Mills4-0-35-0
17.6
Mills to Ramdin, no run

good length again and fended off to the covers

17.5
1
Mills to Pollard, 1 run

lofted away to the off-side and picked up by Oram at deep cover

17.4
1
Mills to Ramdin, 1 run

slower yorker which can only be jabbed away to point

17.3
2
Mills to Ramdin, 2 runs

slower ball and a bottom edge trundles away to mid-off and they somehow scamper back for a second before a fielder can get to the ball

17.2
1
Mills to Pollard, 1 run

straight drive but picked up at long-off

17.1
1
Mills to Ramdin, 1 run

pulled through midwicket

end of over 1720 runs
WI: 141/5CRR: 8.29 RRR: 17.00 • Need 51 from 18b
Kieron Pollard30 (17)
Denesh Ramdin24 (13)
Tim Southee3-0-36-1
16.6
4
Southee to Pollard, FOUR runs

full toss again and Pollard times it to perfection and drives it away beating the man at long-off. Four more!

16.5
4
Southee to Pollard, FOUR runs

flicked off the legs over the man at square leg and runs away for four more

Match details
Seddon Park, Hamilton
TossNew Zealand, elected to bat first
SeriesWest Indies tour of New Zealand
Season2008/09
Player Of The Match
Jesse Ryder
Jesse Ryder
Series result2-match series drawn 1-1
Match numberT20I no. 79
Hours of play (local time)17.00 start, First Session 17.00-18.15, Interval 18.15-18.35, Second Session 18.35-19.55
Match days28 December 2008 - daynight(20-over match)
T20I debut
Ewen Thompson
Ewen Thompson
Umpires
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Evan Watkin
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Gary Baxter
TV Umpire
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Tony Hill
Reserve Umpire
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Billy Bowden
Match Referee
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Javagal Srinath