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Highlights

West Indies tour of New Zealand 2013-14

New Zealand vs. West Indies, 1st Test

University Oval, Dunedin, Dec 03, 2013

Batting: New Zealand

Over No.Event TypeEventTeam Score
1.4FOURS Gabriel to Fulton, FOUR, excellent shot! Fulton gets off the mark with a superb straight drive. This was overpitched and around off, Fulton gets well forward and drives it with the full face of the bat past mid-off for the first boundary9/0
3.3FOURS Gabriel to Fulton, FOUR, lovely shot! Full delivery drifting onto the pads, Fulton leans forward and flicks it to the deep mid wicket fence, Shillingford gave chase but to no avail13/0
3.4FOURS Gabriel to Fulton, FOUR, short of length delivery around off, Fulton goes on the back foot and plays it with lose bottom hands in between third slip and gully for back to back boundaries17/0
4.2FOURBest to Rutherford, FOUR, fabulous shot! This was not a bad delivery at all, it was on a good length just outside off, Rutherford gets a good stride forward and drives it on the up to the sweeper cover fence. That should make him feel good21/0
4.4FOURBest to Rutherford, FOUR, superb shot! This has to be the shot of the morning. Half volley and just outside off, Rutherford comes on the front foot and caresses the drive beautifully to the deep extra cover fence. He held his pose after playing that27/0
7.3FOURS Gabriel to Fulton, FOUR, poor delivery to back up the previous one. Full and slanting onto the pads, Fulton leans forward and flicks it to the deep mid wicket fence, Shillingford once again loses the in the chase31/0
8.2FOURBest to Rutherford, FOUR, super shot! A tad short and just outside off, Rutherford is quick to rock back and cuts it late to the deep backward point fence, the ball races away to the ropes35/0
9.1FOURSammy to Rutherford, FOUR, fabulous shot! Loosener from Sammy as he bowls this full and just outside off, Rutherford leans forward and drives it handsomely to the deep extra cover fence40/0
12.3FOURS Gabriel to Rutherford, FOUR, lovely shot! Again drifts this on the pads, Rutherford gets back and flicks it behind square for a boundary, he had timed this to perfection as the man in the deep had no chance of stopping that51/0
13FOURS Gabriel to Rutherford, FOUR, poor bowling this from Gabriel. Short and outside off, Rutherford stands on his feet and cuts it in the air but in the gap to the backward point fence55/0
13.3FOURSammy to Fulton, FOUR, edged but four! Full delivery swinging away outside off, Fulton goes chasing after it and gets thick outside edge that flies past the eluding hands of the second slip fielder59/0
14.3FOURS Gabriel to Rutherford, FOUR, excellent shot! Overpitched just outside off, Rutherford gets a good stride forward and drives it along the ground past mid-off for a boundary63/0
17.3FOURSammy to Rutherford, FOUR, full and outside off, Rutherford goes for the drive and gets it off the inside half of the bat past mid-off for a boundary74/0
17.5FOURSammy to Rutherford, FOUR, Rutherford gets to his first Test fifty in style. Short and outside off, Rutherford goes on the back foot and cuts it to the sweeper cover fence78/0
21.1FOURSammy to Fulton, FOUR, fabulous shot! Half volley just outside off, Fulton gets well forward and smashes the straight drive past mid-off for a boundary85/0
22.3SIXS Shillingford to Rutherford, SIX, fabulous shot! Shillingford gives this more on the stumps, Rutherford gets well forward and plays the pick up shot over the deep mid wicket fence for the first six innings91/0
22.5FOURS Shillingford to Rutherford, FOUR, super shot! Full delivery on the stumps, Rutherford leans forward and flicks it in the air but in the gap as well to the deep mid wicket fence95/0
25OUTS Shillingford to Rutherford, out Caught by Deonarine!! Shillingford provides the much needed breakthrough. This was tossed up on off, Rutherford gets forward and tries to go big over long on, he does not get the distance as the ball goes high up, Deonarine misjudges it at first but recovers to run back and pluck a one-handed blinder. Poor shot by Rutherford just on the cusp of lunch. Rutherford c Deonarine b S Shillingford 62(83) [4s-10 6s-1]95/1
26FOURSammy to Redmond, FOUR, Redmond gets off the mark with a lovely shot. Full delivery drifting onto the pads, Redmond leans forward and flicks beautifully it to the deep mid wicket fence99/1
29.3FOURBest to Redmond, FOUR, Splendid shot. This was fullish and outside off, Redmond leans forward and drives it on the up, the timing carries it all the way to the deep extra cover fence105/1
30FOURBest to Redmond, FOUR, Another amazing shot. This was short and outside off, Redmond latches onto it as he cuts it with all his might to the deep backward point fence. The Kiwis motoring along nicely109/1
35.2OUTBest to Redmond, out Caught by Samuels!! Tino Best has been rewarded for his energetic bowling, Samuels take a comfortable catch to cut short Redmond's innings. This was a back of a length delivery on leg, Redmond tries to force it to mid-wicket, instead closes the face of the blade palpably early and gets a leading edge that lobs up to Samuels at gully, who clasps his hands around it. West Indies continue to fight back Redmond c Samuels b Best 20(34) [4s-3]117/2
38FOURBest to Ross Taylor, FOUR, Edged but safe This was a ferocious lifter outside off, Taylor tries to ride the bounce, the ball kisses the splice of the bat and just about balloons over a diving Sammy at second slip. The ball runs away to the third man fence as Best watches it in exasperation125/2
39.2FOURBest to Ross Taylor, FOUR, Best errs too full and straight, Ross Taylor drives it handsomely off the front-foot, the ball whistles away to the long on fence131/2
40.5FOURS Shillingford to Ross Taylor, FOUR, marginally short and just outside off, Taylor, having created ample room, rocks back and cuts it fiercely to the deep backward point fence138/2
41.1FOURS Gabriel to Fulton, FOUR, S Gabriel delivers a friendly 129 kph half tracker outside off, Fulton camps on the back-foot and pulls it away, the ball rockets to the deep mid wicket fence142/2
41.2FOURS Gabriel to Fulton, FOUR, Filthy bowling. This was also shortish and width on offer as well, Fulton cuts it powerfully to the sweeper cover fence, Fulton utilized his height to good effect there146/2
42.1FOURSammy to Fulton, FOUR, Fulton raises his 5th Test fifty! This was pitched up outside off, Fulton cashes in as he punches it firmly behind point for a well-deserved fifty. Ne Zealand will want him to carry on though151/2
46.1FOURS Gabriel to Ross Taylor, FOUR, Delectable shot. This was a half-volley outside off, Ross Taylor leans forward and drives it majestically to the sweeper cover fence. Fine blend of power and placement160/2
47FOURS Gabriel to Fulton, FOUR, That was a poetry in motion . This was overpitched just outside off, Fulton lunges forward and drives it handomsely, nobobdy moved as the ball whistles away to the deep extra cover fence165/2
47.5FOURS Shillingford to Fulton, FOUR, Excellent shot!. Fulton plants his front-foot forward, takes the aerial route and smacks it over mid-wicket for a powerful boundary170/2
48.1FOURS Gabriel to Ross Taylor, FOUR, Clever shot. This was short and outside off, Ross Taylor rides the bounce and late cuts it uppishly to the third man fence. Unlike Best, S Gabriel does not have the pace to trouble the batsmen174/2
48.5FOURS Gabriel to Ross Taylor, FOUR, a long hop outside off, Ross Taylor frees his arms with a thumping cut to square of the wicket on the off-side. Taylor's fast hands was the key to that boundary180/2
51.3OUTSammy to Fulton, out Caught by K Edwards!! Yes Sammy breaks this bright stand. This was on a length and wide outside off, Fulton pushes carelessly at it away from the body, the ball kisses the outside edge and sits snugly in the hands of Kirk Edwards at second slip. The extra bounce on that seemed to have caught the batsman off-guard. Much like his opening partner, Fulton throws away a fine start. A 100 was in the offing until that sorry poke Fulton c K Edwards b Sammy 61(145) [4s-11]185/3
55.4FOURSammy to Brendon McCullum, FOUR, excellent shot! This was a half volley outside off, McCullum gets a good stride forward and smashes the drive to the deep extra cover fence199/3
56.5FOURBest to Ross Taylor, FOUR, catch was the shout. It was short and just outside off, Taylor goes on the back foot and slashes hard past Samuels at gully to the square third man fence, it was in the air but wide of him207/3
57FOURBest to Ross Taylor, byes, FOUR, this was a poor delivery from Best. Short and down the leg side, Taylor gets inside the line and lets it go, Ramdin gets an awkward bounce and he lets it go211/3
57.5FOURSammy to Brendon McCullum, FOUR, cracking shot! Again too short and outside off, McCullum had all the time to pick the gap and smash the cut to the deep extra cover fence217/3
58FOURSammy to Brendon McCullum, FOUR, Sammy overcompensates by bowling this full and around off, McCullum gets forward and drives it ferociously to the long on fence221/3
58.4FOURBest to Ross Taylor, FOUR, Taylor gets to his 22nd Test fifty. Short and wide outside off, width on offer, Taylor makes full use of that as he smashes the cut over backward point225/3
59FOURBest to Brendon McCullum, FOUR, Best is giving away too many four balls. This was overpitched outside off, McCullum comes on the front foot and drives it powerfully to the deep extra cover fence230/3
63.2FOURSammy to Brendon McCullum, FOUR, fabulous shot! Half volley and just outside off, McCullum gets a good stride forward and drives it with the full face straight down the ground. Copybook style straight drive237/3
65.2FOURBest to Brendon McCullum, FOUR, lucky four! This was back of a length around off, McCullum goes for the cut but is cramped for room and he ends up getting an inside edge, the ball goes past the leg stump and into the fence at fine leg245/3
66.5FOURS Shillingford to Ross Taylor, FOUR, splendid shot! Overpitched outside off, Taylor leans forward and caresses the drive to the sweeper cover fence, perfect balance and timing on that253/3
68.4FOURS Shillingford to Brendon McCullum, FOUR, Quicksilver footwork from Brendon McCullum. Nice loppy delivery on the stumps, McCullum charges down the track, gets to the pitch of the ball and whacks it to the cow-corner fence260/3
69.4FOURBest to Brendon McCullum, FOUR, Top shot. This was a half volley outside off, Brendon McCullum creams the drive between extra cover and long off, the supreme timing carries it all the way to the fence265/3
70.1FOURS Shillingford to Brendon McCullum, FOUR, Brendon McCullum is on the prowl. He forays down the track and crunches it to the extra cover fence to ring in his 29th Test fifty270/3
71.3FOURS Gabriel to Ross Taylor, FOUR, This was a nothing ball, short and outside off, Ross Taylor is swift to rock back and pull it along the ground to the deep mid wicket fence278/3
71.4FOURS Gabriel to Ross Taylor, FOUR, S Gabriel is receiving a pasting. This was a long hop with width on offer as well, Taylor brings out a delightful cut that runs away to the third man fence282/3
72.2SIXS Shillingford to Brendon McCullum, SIX, BOOM goes the dynamite! Brendon McCullum skips down the track and clouts this flighted delivery over the bowler's head288/3
72.5FOURS Shillingford to Brendon McCullum, FOUR, quicker and shorter outside off, McCullum rocks back and cuts it with all his might to the deep backward point fence. That is meat and drink for McCullum292/3
73.2FOURS Gabriel to Brendon McCullum, FOUR, cracking shot! Gabriel continues having a horrendous day, overpitched outside off, McCullum gets forward and crunches the drive to the deep extra cover fence297/3
73.4SIXS Gabriel to Brendon McCullum, SIX, poor bowling this from Gabriel. Drops this short at 135 Kmph, McCullum is quick to rock and muscle the pull all the way over deep mid wicket303/3
78.2SIXS Shillingford to Brendon McCullum, SIX, brilliant shot! This was tossed up on the stumps, McCullum dances down the track and lofts it straight down the ground for a maximum. It has gone out of the ground320/3
78.4FOURS Shillingford to Ross Taylor, FOUR, lovely shot! Drifts this one slightly onto the pads, Taylor gets inside the line and helps it on its way to the long leg fence325/3
79.4FOURDeonarine to Brendon McCullum, FOUR, super shot! Poor delivery from Deonarine, drops this short on leg stump, McCullum rocks back and pulls it along the ground top the deep square leg fence, the man in the deep had no chance of cutting that off331/3
82OTHERDeonarine to Ross Taylor, 1 run, flatter delivery outside off, Taylor shuffles across and punches it to long off. The partnership between Ross Taylor and Brendon McCullum is now 150335/3
82.5FOURS Shillingford to Brendon McCullum, FOUR, excellent shot! Full delivery outside off, McCullum goes on his knees and reverse sweeps it beautifully to the square third man fence340/3
84.3OTHERS Shillingford to Brendon McCullum, 1 run, Brendon McCullum gets to his 7th Test hundred. His first against West Indies. This was flighted on off, McCullum leans forward and works it to deep mid wicket347/3
85.2OTHERBest to Ross Taylor, no run, back of a length delivery down the leg side, Taylor misses the glance and the ball goes off the shirt and thigh pad to Ramdin, they appeal for the catch and umpire Llong says not-out immediately but Ramdin and Best convince Sammy to take the review348/3
86FOURBest to Ross Taylor, FOUR, Ross Taylor gets to his 9th Test hundred. His first against West Indies. Short delivery on the pads, Taylor gets inside the line and helps it on its way to the fine leg fence. This is his first hundred in 14 innings.354/3
86.2FOURS Gabriel to Brendon McCullum, FOUR, cracking shot! Short and outside off, it was asking to be put away and McCullum does not miss out on those as he cuts it with disdain to the deep extra cover fence358/3
90.3FOURSammy to Ross Taylor, FOUR, lovely shot! This was short and outside off, Taylor gets on top of the bounce and cuts it to the square third man fence, there was a man in the deep but he had no chance of stopping that371/3
94.1OUTSammy to Brendon McCullum, out Bowled!! The West Indies skipper removes his counterpart. This was on a good length and nips back in after pitching, McCullum comes forward and looks to defend but the ball sneaks through bat and pad to hit the top of off stump. End of a brilliant innings from McCullum. Brendon McCullum b Sammy 113(134) [4s-14 6s-3]380/4
95OTHERSammy to Corey Anderson, no run, good length ball on off, Anderson stays in the crease and taps it to backward point, he called for the single and then says no, Taylor was half way down the pitch and turns back and scampers back quickly as the fielder has a shy at the bowlers end380/4
97.4OUTBest to Corey Anderson, out Caught by Ramdin!! Best is rewarded for some good short bowling. This was once again short and down the leg side, Anderson tries to help it on its way but only manages to run it off the face to Ramdin, who dives and plucks a splendid one-handed catch to his right. Corey Anderson c Ramdin b Best 0(14)385/5
100FOURBest to Ross Taylor, FOUR, cracking shot! Poor delivery from Best to end the over. This was short and outside off asking for trouble, Taylor does not miss out on that as he cuts it in front of square to the deep extra cover fence392/5
102.3FOURS Gabriel to Ross Taylor, byes, FOUR, short and swinging down the leg side, Taylor lets it go and Ramdin can't there even with the dive401/5
106.3FOURS Gabriel to Watling, FOUR, a ripper from Gabriel. This was short of length nips back in sharply, Watling was rooted to the crease and is cut into half as the ball goes of the inside edge to the fine leg fence412/5
106.5OTHERS Gabriel to Watling, no run, full delivery comes back in, Watling is rooted to the crease and is rapped on the back pad, they go up in appeal but umpire says not-out immediately, they go for the review and it remains not-out. West Indies have used up both their reviews412/5
108.4FOURS Gabriel to Watling, FOUR, excellent shot! Short and outside off, was asking to be put away, Watling rocks back and slaps it away to the third man fence420/5
111.5DROPPEDS Shillingford to Ross Taylor, no run, Dropped. This well tossed up on off, Taylor leans forward and tries to work it but gets an inside edge onto the pads, the ball lobs low to Powell at FSL, who goes with one-hand and puts down a simple catch428/5
112.4FOURS Gabriel to Ross Taylor, FOUR, brilliant shot! This was not a bad delivery at all, it was on a length just outside off, Taylor comes forward and caresses the drive on the up to the deep extra cover fence433/5
112.5FOURS Gabriel to Ross Taylor, FOUR, edged but four! This was tad short in length around off, Taylor goes hard at it and gets a thick edge that flies away to the third man fence, Gabriel lets out a cry of frustration437/5
119.3FOURBest to Watling, FOUR, Pin-point timing. Best errs too full and straight, Watling comes on the frontfoot and drives it superbly to the long on fence. He held his pose and admired that stroke455/5
119.4FOURBest to Watling, FOUR, Best digs it in short this time, Watling hangs back and punches it to the backward point fence. Back to back fours for Watling459/5
120FOURBest to Ross Taylor, FOUR, Ross Taylor gets to his 150 in style, his 3rd 150 plus score in Test cricket. This was short and homing in on the chest, Taylor rocks back and swivel-pulls, the ball whistles away to the deep square leg fence464/5
121.5OUTBest to Watling, out Caught by K Edwards!! The extra bounce surprises Watling. Tino Best lets out a primeval roar. This was on a length and in the channel of uncertainty, Watling wafts at that with his feet pinned to the crease, the ball grazes the outside edge and Kirk Edwards at second slip takes a sharp catch. Something to cheer about for the West Indies faithful. Watling c K Edwards b Best 41(84) [4s-4]469/6
122.4OUTDeonarine to Southee, out Caught by Darren Bravo!! Southee's batting stint is short-lived. This was pushed through quicker outside off and straightening a touch, Southee hangs his bat out, the ball takes the outside edge and Darren Bravo at first slip shows razor-sharp reflexes to grab that. Two wickets in two overs for the visitors. Southee c Darren Bravo b Deonarine 2(4)472/7
127.5FOURBest to Ish Sodhi, FOUR, Gorgeous shot. This was pitched up and outside off, Sodhi presses forward and drives it exquisitely through the covers to pick up a boundary. Nice, proper drive that493/7
128.4FOURS Gabriel to Ish Sodhi, FOUR, Another handsome shot. This was on a length and outside off, Sodhi leans forward and drives it superbly to the sweeper cover fence498/7
129.3FOURS Shillingford to Ish Sodhi, FOUR, Sodhi is now going for some lusty blows. Sodhi reaches out and whacks it to the cow-corner fence. 500 up for the Kiwis503/7
132.1FOURS Gabriel to Ross Taylor, FOUR, This was short and homing on the chest, Taylor rocks back and pulls it powerfully behind square, his supreme timing carries it to the fence511/7
132.2FOURS Gabriel to Ross Taylor, FOUR, Cracking drive. This was a wide half-volley outside off, Taylor leans forward and drives it superbly to the deep backward point fence515/7
132.4FOURS Gabriel to Ross Taylor, FOUR, 3rd boundary in the over for Taylor. This was dug in short with width on offer as well, Taylor is well set to miss out as he cuts it firmly to the backward point fence521/7
132.5FOURS Gabriel to Ross Taylor, FOUR, Ross Taylor has cranked up to top gear. Another half-tracker outside off, cut late to the deep backward point fence525/7
135.5FOURS Shillingford to Ish Sodhi, FOUR, Poor fielding from the man at deep mid wicket. Deonarine was the culprit. This was a flighted delivery on middle and off, Sodhi whips it with a good combination of power and timing to the deep midwicket fence535/7
139.2FOURS Shillingford to Ish Sodhi, FOUR, floaty delivery on off, Sodhi lofts it inside-out over extra-cover for a powerful boundary545/7
140.3OUTDeonarine to Ish Sodhi, out Caught&Bowled!! Sodhi's charming cameo comes to an end. This was a 90kph quicker one on the stumps, Sodhi looks to force it towards mid-wicket, closes the face of the bat early and gets a leading edge that pops back to the bowler, who back-pedals a couple of steps and pouches it Ish Sodhi c and b Deonarine 35(63) [4s-5]548/8
144.1FOURDeonarine to Ross Taylor, FOUR, fullish outside off, Taylor lunges forward and drills it past cover, the ball races away to the fence. He is one short of 200 now555/8
144.2OTHERDeonarine to Ross Taylor, 3 runs, flighted delivery on leg, clipped to fine leg. Ross Taylor reaches 200. He removes his hemlet and soaks in the applause from the Dunedin crowd. He becomes the 13th New Zealand player to resgister a double ton558/8
144.3FOURDeonarine to Wagner, FOUR, Wagner goes down on one knee and slog-sweeps this between midwicket and long on. Wagner joins the party too562/8
147.4FOURS Shillingford to Wagner, FOUR, marginally short and outside off, Wagner shapes up for an almighty cut, gets a thick outsdie edge that hurries to the third man fence575/8
149.4FOURBest to Wagner, FOUR, fabulous shot! Short delivery on the body, Wagner goes on the back foot and whips the pull behind square for a boundary583/8
150SIXBest to Wagner, SIX, cracking shot! Best was predictable on that, short delivery just outside off, Wagner picks the length up early and smashes the six between midwicket and long on. That made a nice sound when it made contact589/8
150.3SIXDeonarine to Wagner, SIX, excellent shot! Wagner is having some fun here. Tossed up around off, Wagner goes on his knees and slog sweeps it between midwicket and long on for another maximum596/8
153.1OUTBest to Wagner, out Wagner Run Out!! Wagner's entertaining innings comes to an end. This was full and just outside off, Wagner clears his front foot and smashes the drive to Bravo at extra cover who dives and stops the ball, Wagner wanted the single and calls Taylor for it, Bravo is quick to let the ball go and Best does well to throw the ball accurately onto the stumps. New Zealand have declared. Wagner run out (Darren Bravo/Best) 37(40) [4s-3 6s-2]609/9

Batting: West Indies

Over No.Event TypeEventTeam Score
1.1FOURSouthee to K Powell, leg byes, FOUR, poor start from Southee, too straight and on the pads, Powell stays back and misses the glance but the ball goes off the pads to the fine leg fence, Watling gave chase but he was never getting there with the pads on4/0
2.1OUTBoult to K Edwards, out Caught by Fulton!! New Zealand have struck early. This was a bit short in length and seaming away around off, Edwards pokes at it away from the body and gets a thick outside edge, the ball flies to Fulton at second slip and he takes a sharp catch. Just the kind of start New Zealand would have hoped for. K Edwards c Fulton b Boult 0(7)4/1
4.3FOURBoult to K Powell, leg byes, FOUR, too straight and on the pads, Powell stays in the crease and misses the flick, the ball thuds off the thigh pad and races away to the fine leg fence11/1
5.5FOURSouthee to Darren Bravo, FOUR, fabulous shot! Southee is too straight and on the pads, Bravo leans forward and flicks it to the deep square leg fence for his first boundary15/1
6.3FOURBoult to K Powell, FOUR, streaky shot! Full delivery just outside off, hint of away movement, Powell stays rooted to the crease and drives, the ball squirts off the outside edge to the third man fence19/1
9.4OUTSouthee to K Powell, out Caught by Watling!! Southee gets his first wicket. This was full and just outside off, swung away late as well, it tempted Powell to drive, he obliged and drives away from the body, the ball takes a faint nick on the way to Watling who completes a simple catch. West Indies are in trouble here. K Powell c Watling b Southee 7(30) [4s-1]24/2
12.5OTHERWagner to Samuels, no run, this was a short of length delivery angling down leg, Samuels tries to work it to the leg-side in vain, the Kiwis go up for a caught behind appeal. There was a clear deviation there. It was the ball brushing Samuels' waist en route to the diving Watling. Samuels is safe25/2
14.2FOURWagner to Darren Bravo, FOUR, Delectable shot. This was pitched up and outside off, Bravo lunges forward and drives it handsomely, the Lara-like timing carries it all the way to the sweeper cover fence36/2
17FOURWagner to Darren Bravo, no ball, FOUR, on a length and outside off, Bravo stays in the crease and pushes it to the square third man fence. Wagner is caught overstepping, the umpire calls it a no-ball45/2
17FOURWagner to Darren Bravo, FOUR, Talk abour rubbing salt into a wound. This was shortish and outside off, Bravo drives it on the rise, the ball races to the sweeper cover fence49/2
20.3FOURIsh Sodhi to Darren Bravo, FOUR, Amazing shot! This was pitched up on off, Bravo drills it to the long off fence. That shot has pure timing written all over it55/2
21.2FOURWagner to Samuels, FOUR, pitched up on off, Samuels punches it straight down the ground. That was a poor ball, allowing Samuels to ease the pressure a bit59/2
22.5FOURIsh Sodhi to Samuels, FOUR, nice floaty delivery outside off, Samuels drills it to the deep extra cover fence64/2
26.4OTHERBoult to Samuels, no run, good length delivery that straightens after pitching, Samuels is rooted to the crease and tries to defend but is rapped on the back pad, umpire Llong took his time and gave it OUT but Samuels reviewed it and it showed that the ball didn't come back enough to hit the off-stump. Good use of the review from Samuels70/2
27.1OUTSouthee to Darren Bravo, out Caught by Brendon McCullum!! What a catch by the skipper! This was full and angling away outside off, Bravo gets forward and slices it off the face of the bat towards gully, where McCullum dives to his right and pulls off a stunner with both hands. Great start for the hosts on Day 3. Darren Bravo c Brendon McCullum b Southee 40(69) [4s-5]70/3
29.4OUTSouthee to Samuels, out Caught by Ross Taylor!! Southee is on fire here two in two overs for him. This was once again full and bowled from wide of the crease, Samuels stays rooted to the crease and pushes at it lazily, the ball takes the outside edge and this time carries to Taylor at a first slip who takes a sharp catch. West Indies are in deep trouble now. Samuels c Ross Taylor b Southee 14(68) [4s-2]73/4
30.2FOURBoult to Chanderpaul, FOUR, excellent shot! This was a half volley outside off, Chanderpaul gets a good stride forward and creams the drive to the deep extra cover fence77/4
33.3DROPPEDSouthee to Deonarine, no run, Dropped. This was a full delivery around off, Deonarine does not move his feet as he drives it straight back to the bowler, it was low and travelling Southee does well to bend down and get both hands but it does not stick. You can call it a tough chance87/4
34FOURSouthee to Deonarine, FOUR, lovely shot! A rare poor delivery from Southee, it was full and on the pads, Deonarine makes full use of it as he leans forward and flicks it to the deep square leg fence, the fine leg fielder had no chance of stopping that91/4
35.4FOURSouthee to Deonarine, FOUR, fabulous shot! Overpitched outside off, Deonarine gets a good stride forward and drives it past mid-off with a straight bat. He holds his pose after playing that98/4
38OUTSouthee to Deonarine, out Caught by Ross Taylor!! Southee gets a wicket straightaway after the break. Full delivery outside off, inviting the batsmen to drive, Deonarine obliges as he drives away from the body, the ball flies off a thick outside edge to Taylor at first slip who juggles before holding onto it. Poor shot that from Deonarine. Deonarine c Ross Taylor b Southee 15(24) [4s-2]106/5
43.1FOURWagner to Chanderpaul, FOUR, brilliant shot! Half volley outside off, Chanderpaul gets a good stride forward and caresses the drive to the deep extra cover fence121/5
45FOURIsh Sodhi to Ramdin, FOUR, superb shot! Slightly short and just outside off, Ramdin makes a bit of room and gets on top of the bounce to cut it behind square on the off-side125/5
47.1FOURWagner to Chanderpaul, FOUR, fabulous shot! Chanderpaul gets to 11000 Test runs. He acknowledges his team mates by raising his bat. This was short and on leg stump, Chanderpaul rocks back and muscles the pull to the backward square leg fence, Sodhi at fine leg had no chance of cutting that133/5
48.3FOURIsh Sodhi to Chanderpaul, FOUR, poor delivery from Sodhi. Drops this short and outside off, Chanderpaul is quick to go back and cut it to the deep extra cover fence138/5
48.5FOURIsh Sodhi to Chanderpaul, FOUR, excellent shot! This was the googly on off, Chanderpaul dances down the pitch and lofts it straight down the ground for a one bounce four144/5
49FOURIsh Sodhi to Chanderpaul, FOUR, fabulous shot! Chanderpaul gets to his 62nd Test fifty. This was loopy delivery on the stumps, Chanderpaul once again comes down the track and takes it on the full and flicks it to the deep mid-wicket fence. He has decided to take on the young bowler148/5
50.2FOURIsh Sodhi to Chanderpaul, FOUR, fabulous shot! Flighted delivery on the stumps, Chanderpaul shimmies down the track and flicks it to the deep mid wicket fence, it was timed to perfection as the ball races away to the boundary154/5
50.3FOURIsh Sodhi to Chanderpaul, FOUR, Sodhi is losing it here. This was short and outside off, Chanderpaul goes back and punches it to the deep extra cover fence, beats the sweeper cover easily158/5
52.5FOURIsh Sodhi to Chanderpaul, FOUR, poor delivery from Sodhi. Short delivery outside off, Chanderpaul goes on the back foot and plays it late to thrid man fence, he didn't get it off the middle but it had enough to just reach the ropes168/5
53.3FOURBoult to Chanderpaul, FOUR, edged but four! Excellent bowling from Boult, again full and hint of away movement, Chanderpaul goes hard at it and gets a thick outside edge, the ball goes low and to the left of Southee at third slip who goes with one hand but can't pull off the catch173/5
53.5OUTBoult to Ramdin, out Caught by Watling!! Boult provides the wicket straightaway after lunch. This was short of length delivery angled across off, Ramdin goes back and is late to get his gloves out of the way, the ball takes the glove on the way to Watling who takes a simple catch. He was surprised by the extra bounce on this delivery. End of a resilient innings from Ramdin. Reward for some good bowling from Boult in this over. Ramdin c Watling b Boult 12(43) [4s-1]174/6
54FOURBoult to Sammy, FOUR, Sammy gets off the mark in style. This was a half volley around off, Sammy comes slightly forward and pushes it past mid-off for a superb boundary178/6
54.5FOURIsh Sodhi to Sammy, FOUR, cracking shot! This was slightly short and on off, Sammy picks the length up quickly and plays the short arm pull to the deep mid wicket fence183/6
55.1OUTBoult to Chanderpaul, out Lbw!! Boult has got the big fish. This was a good length delivery that nips back in, Chanderpaul does not judge it correctly and offers no shot, the ball hits him on the front pad. Umpire Reifell had a hard look and took his time before giving that OUT. Chanderpaul discussed with Sammy and went for the review but the Hawk-Eye showed that it was just hitting the bails. West Indies are in tatters here. Chanderpaul lbw b Boult 76(87) [4s-10]183/7
57.1FOURBoult to Sammy, FOUR, brilliant shot! Half volley outside off, Sammy comes on the front foot and creams the cover drive to the sweeper cover fence190/7
57.2FOURBoult to Sammy, FOUR, super shot! This was not a bad delivery from Boult, it was on a length outside off, Sammy stands tall and drives it on the up to the sweeper cover fence194/7
58.2SIXIsh Sodhi to S Shillingford, SIX, splendid shot! This was tossed up on off, Shillingford clears his front leg and lofts it straight down the ground for the first six of the innings202/7
58.5OUTIsh Sodhi to S Shillingford, out Bowled!! Sodhi gets his man. This was a googly once again, Shillingford does not pick it all as he is rooted on the back foot and misses to keep it out, the ball deflects off the pads and onto stumps. West Indies are just falling apart here. That is Sodhi's first wicket on home soil. S Shillingford b Ish Sodhi 9(13) [6s-1]202/8
61.3OUTSouthee to Sammy, out Best Run Out!! 1 run completed. Poor calling from both the batsmen. This was a yorker on the stumps, Sammy digs it out to mid-on, where the fielder makes a half stop, the ball goes to long off, Redmond gives chase and throws it back to Southee who takes the bails off. There was poor judgement from Sammy who wanted two and called Best who was late to respond. Best run out (Redmond/Southee) 0(10)205/9
61.5FOURSouthee to Sammy, FOUR, cracking shot! This was overpitched around off, Sammy extends his arms and drills the drive along the ground to long off209/9
62FOURSouthee to Sammy, FOUR, Sammy has decided to go after the bowling. Short delivery on off, Sammy goes on the back foot and pulls it to the deep mid wicket fence213/9
62.1OUTIsh Sodhi to S Gabriel, out Lbw!! That's it West Indies are bowled out. This was quicker delivery on the stumps, Gabriel presses forward and is hit on the full. Umpire Llong had no hesitation in giving that OUT. Gabriel went for the review and the third umpire didn't overturn the on-field decision. S Gabriel lbw b Ish Sodhi 0(1)213/10

Batting: West Indies

Over No.Event TypeEventTeam Score
1FOURSouthee to K Powell, FOUR, once again and on the pads, Powell leans forward and flicks it in the air just wide of mid-on for the first boundary of the innings5/0
2.2FOURSouthee to K Powell, FOUR, in the air but away from the fielder. Fullish delivery on the leg stump, Powell flicks it uppishly, the ball goes to the right of the mid-wicket fielder11/0
4.2FOURSouthee to K Powell, FOUR, nice and straight from Southee. Full and just a hint of inswing on this length delivery, Powell flicks uppishly, there is short mid-wicket but it just evades him and races away17/0
5.4OUTBoult to K Powell, out Caught by Southee!! Caaatcchh, was the cry and Southee doesn't make a mistake at third slip. Fullish and swing away just around the off stump, Powell pushes very hard at the ball, he gets a thick edge which is well held by the fielder who bent down very quickly to grab it. New Zealand have the early breakthrough again. K Powell c Southee b Boult 14(18) [4s-3]18/1
10FOURWagner to Darren Bravo, FOUR, brilliant shot! This was bit full and outside off, Bravo gets a good stride forward and creams the drive on the up to the deep extra cover fence30/1
15FOURWagner to Darren Bravo, FOUR, fabulous shot! Wagner overdoes the short delivery, Bravo is quick to pounce on it as he muscles the pull to the deep mid wicket fence41/1
16FOURIsh Sodhi to K Edwards, FOUR, lovely shot! This was slightly short and on off, Edwards rocks back and whips it to the deep mid wicket fence, the ball races away to the boundary45/1
17.2FOURIsh Sodhi to K Edwards, FOUR, nice juicy full toss on the stumps, Edwards makes full use of this as he smashes it hard and past wide of mid-off for a boundary53/1
20SIXIsh Sodhi to K Edwards, SIX, fabulous shot! This was the googly around off, Edwards picks it up early and swings across the line to send it sailing over the deep mid wicket fence65/1
21.3FOURIsh Sodhi to Darren Bravo, FOUR, cracking shot! Too full and just outside off, Bravo gets well forward and drills the drive in the air wide of mid-off for a boundary74/1
22FOURIsh Sodhi to K Edwards, FOUR, poor delivery from Sodhi. A long hop on leg stump, Edwards is quick to rock back and pull it along the ground to the backward square leg fence79/1
23.4FOURSouthee to Darren Bravo, FOUR, superb shot! Short and outside off, plenty of width on offer, Bravo is too good a batsmen to miss out on that as he goes back and punches it to the sweeper cover fence84/1
23.5FOURSouthee to Darren Bravo, FOUR, amazing shot! This was overpitched outside off, Bravo comes on the front foot and caresses the cover drive to the deep extra cover fence88/1
24FOURSouthee to Darren Bravo, FOUR, another super shot! This was not a bad ball, it was on a length around off, Bravo gets slightly forward and drives it on the up to the sweeper cover fence for the third boundary of the over92/1
24.2FOURWagner to Darren Bravo, FOUR, edged but four! This was a good length delivery on off, Bravo pushes hard at it and gets a thick edge that goes past first slip and gully97/1
24.4OTHERWagner to Darren Bravo, no run, short delivery angling in, it does not bounce much, Bravo tries to take evasive action and in process does not get his gloves down in time, the ball goes off the sweat band on the glove, the third umpire had a long look and ruled in favour of the batsman97/1
25FOURWagner to K Edwards, FOUR, both batsmen are living dangerously here. This was full and around off, Edwards stays rooted to the crease and looks to defend but the ball jags back to take the inside edge and run down to the fine leg fence102/1
27.1OTHERSouthee to Darren Bravo, 1 run, Darren Bravo gets to his 9th Test fifty. This was full and on off, Bravo leans forward and drives it to sweeper cover109/1
33.4OTHERIsh Sodhi to K Edwards, 2 runs, Edwards gets to his 5th Test fifty. This was flatter and on the stumps, Edwards goes back and nurdles it to fine leg for a couple. The partnership between K Edwards and Darren Bravo is now 101119/1
36.1FOURBoult to Darren Bravo, FOUR, short of length delivery on off, Bravo stands tall and gets on top of the bounce to guide it to the vacant third man region. Good use of his bottom hands125/1
37FOURBoult to K Edwards, FOUR, fabulous shot! Short and outside off, Edwards goes on the back foot and punches it beautifully to the deep extra cover fence, McCullum gave cahse but in vain130/1
37.3FOURIsh Sodhi to K Edwards, FOUR, smashed away! This was given more air on off, Edwards clears his front leg and lofts it straight down the ground for a boundary135/1
37.4OUTIsh Sodhi to K Edwards, out Lbw!! The tall leg-spinner has broken through this partnership. This was the quicker delivery on the stumps, Edwards stays rooted to the crease and misses to get any bat as the ball hits him on the back pad. That would have gone on to hit middle and leg stump. He did not even bother to discuss whether to review it or not as umpire Reiffel was quick to raise his finger. K Edwards lbw b Ish Sodhi 59(110) [4s-6 6s-1]135/2
38.3FOURBoult to Darren Bravo, byes, FOUR, full delivery swinging down leg, Bravo can't reach to flick, even Watling can't get there with the dive139/2
39.2FOURIsh Sodhi to Samuels, FOUR, fabulous shot! This was tossed up outside off, Samuels comes on the front foot and creams the drive beautifully to the sweeper cover fence143/2
40.1OTHERBoult to Darren Bravo, 1 run, run-out missed! This was short of length on off, Bravo goes on the back foot and tucks it to short mid wicket and calls for a quick single, the fielder gets there and throws it under arm but does not hit the stumps at the bowlers end, Bravo was a goner there146/2
41FOURBoult to Darren Bravo, FOUR, super shot! This was short and outside off, was asking for trouble and Bravo does not miss out as he cuts it to the deep extra cover fence151/2
42.4FOURBoult to Darren Bravo, FOUR, lovely shot! This was back of a length delivery just outside off, Bravo stands tall and opens his wrist to guide it to the square third man fence155/2
43.4OTHERIsh Sodhi to Samuels, no run, this was the googly, Samuels comes on the front foot and is rapped on the pads first, umpire Reiffel says not-out but McCullum goes for the review and it showed that it was turning too much and missing leg-stump159/2
47FOURRedmond to Samuels, FOUR, lovely shot! This was well tossed up on the stumps, Samuels shimmies down the track and drives it past mid-on for a boundary166/2
51.3FOURBoult to Darren Bravo, FOUR, fabulous shot! This was overpitched outside off, Bravo comes on the front foot and caresses the drive with an open face to the deep extra fence, excellent timing on that174/2
52.1FOURSouthee to Samuels, FOUR, good length ball around off, Samuels hangs back and plays it late as he steers it to the third man fence with an angled bat178/2
52.4OUTSouthee to Samuels, out Caught&Bowled!! Southee has once again provided an early breakthrough. This was a fuller length delivery on off, Samuels does not move his feet as he looks to drive, he ends up lobbing it straight back to Southee who does well to hold on to it in his follow through. Nice reflexes from the bowler as the ball was travelling. Samuels once again fails with the bat. Samuels c and b Southee 23(46) [4s-3]178/3
54.4FOURSouthee to Darren Bravo, FOUR, in the air but safe! This was fuller length delivery outside off, Bravo slashes hard it with an open face, the ball was in the air but luckily for Bravo it wide of the man at backward point183/3
57.2OUTWagner to Chanderpaul, out Lbw!! Wagner gets rid of the main man for West Indies. This was a good length delivery that nips back in sharply, Chanderpaul stays in the crease and tries to work it to the leg-side but misses it completely and is hit in-line. Umpire Reiffel was quick to raise his finger. Chanderpaul went for the review but it was clearing hitting leg-stump. New Zealand are ecstatic in their celebrations. Chanderpaul lbw b Wagner 1(16)185/4
59.4FOURWagner to Deonarine, FOUR, excellent shot! This was a half volley on off, Deonarine comes well forward and drives it by presenting the full face of the bat to the long off fence195/4
64.2DROPPEDWagner to Darren Bravo, no run, Dropped. This was a fuller length on off, Bravo does not move his feet as he drives it in the air back to Wagner who got both hands to it but does not hold on to it, it was a replay like the Samuels dismissal197/4
70.1FOURWagner to Darren Bravo, no ball, FOUR, lovely shot! Wagner cuts the side crease from round the wicket hence the no-ball called, bowls this back of a length just outside off, Bravo stands tall and steers it to the third man fence216/4
70.2FOURWagner to Darren Bravo, FOUR, fabulous shot! Again bit short and outside off, Bravo gets on top of the bounce and cuts it beautifully to the deep backward point fence220/4
73.2FOURIsh Sodhi to Darren Bravo, FOUR, Darren Bravo gets to his 5th Test hundred. This was tossed up down leg, Bravo just helps it on its way to the fine leg fence. He acknowledges his the applause from his team-mates229/4
80.4FOURRedmond to Darren Bravo, FOUR, lovely shot! This was tossed up and turning into the pads, Bravo leans forward and glances it the vacant long leg fence for the first boundary of the session244/4
84.4FOURSouthee to Darren Bravo, FOUR, cracking shot! This was not a bad delivery, it was on a length around off, Bravo comes slightly forward and drives it superbly on the up to the sweeper cover fence256/4
88.4DROPPEDSouthee to Deonarine, 1 run, Southee puts down a tough chance. This was full and on the stumps, Deonarine lobs it back low to the bowler who bends down and goes for it with two hands but is not able to cling on to it271/4
90.4DROPPEDSouthee to Deonarine, no run, Dropped! Brendon McCullum at short cover shells it. This was fullish and just outside off, Deonarine drives it uppishly to the New Zealand skipper. Unluckily for the visitors, the ball burst out of his hands. He tried to grab it on the second attempt but to no avail272/4
90.5FOURSouthee to Deonarine, FOUR, amazing shot. This was a half-volley outside off, Deonarine punches it to the deep extra cover fence276/4
91.2FOURWagner to Darren Bravo, FOUR, Top shot!. This was pitched up and outside off, Bravo waits for it and drives it exquisitely through the covers, the ball races away to the fence280/4
93.2FOURWagner to Darren Bravo, FOUR, Languid stuff from Bravo. He continues to pepper the off-side with those pristine drives. This was full and outside off, Bravo pushes it to the deep extra cover fence284/4
94.4FOURBoult to Deonarine, FOUR, Controlled shot!. This was a friendly short of length delivery outside off, Deonarine is back in a flash to cut it to the sweeper cover fence288/4
95.1FOURWagner to Darren Bravo, FOUR, Wow! This was full with width on offer, Bravo leans forward and crashes it to the deep extra cover boundary292/4
95.2FOURWagner to Darren Bravo, FOUR, a near carbon-copy of the previous ball. This was on a length and outside off, Bravo drives on the rise, the ball whistles away to the deep extra cover fence again. Brian Lara would have been proud of that shot296/4
99.5FOURCorey Anderson to Deonarine, FOUR, Deonarine gets to his 5th Test fifty. This was overpitched outside off, Deonarine leans forward and creams the drive to the sweeper cover fence. A good resilient innings from him305/4
101.5OUTCorey Anderson to Deonarine, out Caught by Watling!! Anderson atlast breaks this partnership. This was a back of a length delivery around off, Deonarine goes back and looks to defend but the late away movement takes the edge and goes to Watling who takes a good catch. He was done in by some extra bounce on the delivery. The pitch has started to show signs of uneven bounce from the past couple of overs. Deonarine keeps looking at the pitch but he has to go. Deonarine c Watling b Corey Anderson 52(129) [4s-4]307/5
102.3FOURBoult to Ramdin, FOUR, a beauty from Boult. This was full and shapes back in slightly, Ramdin drives away from the body and gets an inside edge to the fine leg fence312/5
105.5FOURIsh Sodhi to Darren Bravo, FOUR, Darren Bravo gets to his 150 in typical style. This was well tossed up outside off, Bravo comes on the front foot and drives it inside out to the deep extra cover fence320/5
107FOURSouthee to Ramdin, FOUR, cracking shot! This was short and outside off, Ramdin does not miss out as he slaps the cut to the deep backward point fence, the ball raced away324/5
110.2FOURSouthee to Darren Bravo, FOUR, a gift from Southee, juicy full toss and well outside off, Bravo gets forward, plays with an open face and guides it behind point for a boundary335/5
110.5FOURSouthee to Ramdin, FOUR, easy pickings for Ramdin, width on offer from Southee, this was full and wide outside off, Ramdin leans into the drive and gets it square, beats point and races away to the fence340/5
111.5FOURIsh Sodhi to Darren Bravo, FOUR, poor ball from Ish Sodhi, juicy full toss and well down leg, all Darren Bravo had to do was to get some bat on that, he does so and the ball races away to the fence344/5
112.5FOURSouthee to Ramdin, FOUR, lovely shot, Southee bangs one short and on the stumps, Ramdin swivels across, rolls his wrists and pulls it past square leg, beats the fielder in the deep for a boundary352/5
114.1FOURWagner to Darren Bravo, FOUR, cracking shot, a gentle half volley from Wagner, Bravo gets a big stride forward and drills it through extra cover for a boundary357/5
114.2FOURWagner to Darren Bravo, FOUR, more runs for Darren Bravo, this was pitched up and in that channel outside off, Bravo gets forward and thumps it through mid-off, McCullum gives chase, but can't haul the ball back in361/5
115.3OUTIsh Sodhi to Ramdin, out Bowled!! Sodhi gets the vital wicket. This was the googly that turns back in, Ramdin does not pick it as he comes on the front foot to defend only to leave a gap for the ball to sneak through and hit the top of off stump. New Zealand needed this wicket as the shoulders were starting to drop. Ramdin b Ish Sodhi 24(38) [4s-4]363/6
120.5FOURWagner to Sammy, FOUR, fabulous shot! This was a hlaf volley on off, Sammy stays leg side and drives it powerfully to the deep extra cover fence, that was right off the middle of the bat377/6
122.1FOURCorey Anderson to Sammy, FOUR, excellent shot! A loosener from Anderson, short and on off, Sammy rocks back and muscles the pull to the deep mid wicket fence383/6
122.2FOURCorey Anderson to Sammy, FOUR, super shot! This was not a bad delivery at all, it was on a good length around off, Sammy comes forward and drives on the up to the sweeper cover fence387/6
123.5FOURIsh Sodhi to Sammy, FOUR, super shot! This was once again short and just outside off, Sammy rocks back and punches it hard and into the fence at sweeper cover. The scores are now level. New Zealand will have to bat again396/6
126.2OTHERBoult to Darren Bravo, no run, good length ball nips back in, Bravo comes forward to defend but gets an inside edge onto the pads, Boult appeals and umpire Llong is quick to say not-out but McCullum uses the review and wastes it398/6
127.4SIXIsh Sodhi to Sammy, SIX, fabulous shot! Ish Sodhi drops this short on middle, Sammy picks it up quickly and plays the short arm pull just over the deep mid wicket fence408/6
128SIXIsh Sodhi to Sammy, SIX, brilliant shot! Sammy is having some fun here. This was tossed up on off, Sammy gets to the pitch of the ball and lofts it over the long off fence for the second six of the over414/6
128.2FOURBoult to Darren Bravo, FOUR, edged but four! This was slightly short and shapes away around off, Bravo goes hard at it away from the body and gets a thick outside edge that splits the slip fielder and the keeper. Watling should have gone for it418/6
129FOURBoult to Darren Bravo, FOUR, fuller length just outside off, Bravo gets a good stride forward and opens the face of the bat to steer it between first slip and gully for another four. The runs have started to flow now. Darren Bravo gets to his highest Test score424/6
133.4OTHERIsh Sodhi to Darren Bravo, 2 runs, Darren Bravo gets to his first double hundred in Tests. This was once again too full and outside off, Bravo squeezes it past Taylor at slip for a couple. He is ecstatic as he jumps up and pumps his fist in jubiliation. He takes his helmet off and acknowledges the crowd and his team-mates429/6
137.4FOURIsh Sodhi to Darren Bravo, FOUR, glorious shot! Ish Sodhi drops this short and outside off, Bravo makes room and cuts it to the deep extra cover fence435/6
137.5FOURIsh Sodhi to Darren Bravo, FOUR, Sodhi is showing his tirednees byt bowling short and outside off, Bravo does not miss out on such deliveries as he cuts it square of the wicket439/6
138.5FOURRedmond to Sammy, FOUR, drifts this on the pads, Sammy goes on the back foot and tries to nudge but the ball goes off the inside edge past leg slip for a boundary443/6
140.2FOURSouthee to Darren Bravo, FOUR, overpitched outside off, Bravo comes on the front foot and drives it uppishly to the deep extra cover fence450/6
141.4OUTBoult to Darren Bravo, out Bowled!! End of an outstanding innings. Bravo should consider himself unlucky here. This was short of length delivery on off, Bravo goes on the back foot to defend but the ball keeps low and goes under his bat to hit off-stump. It was the pitch that got Bravo out. Otherwise he looked rock solid throughout. Darren Bravo b Boult 218(416) [4s-31]453/7
143.5OTHERBoult to Sammy, 1 run, Sammy gets to his 5th Test fifty. This was full and on the pads, Sammy nudges it to mid wicket for a single457/7
147.1FOURBoult to Sammy, FOUR, superb shot! This was slightly overpitched outside off, Sammy gets a good stride forward and lofts it wide of the fielder at long off462/7
148.4FOURIsh Sodhi to S Shillingford, FOUR, this was the googly just outside off, Shillingford comes forward and lofts it wide of mid-on for a one bounce four, the ball almost took Sammy on the way468/7
151SIXIsh Sodhi to Sammy, SIX, the field had come up to prevent the single and Sammy makes full use of that, as he sends this flighted delivery sailing over the long on fence475/7
154.3FOURIsh Sodhi to S Shillingford, FOUR, Sodhi tries something different and drops this short on leg stump, Shillingford is quick to rock back and pull it to the deep mid wicket fence486/7
154.4FOURIsh Sodhi to S Shillingford, FOUR, fired in outside off, Shillingford waits for it and gets down to squeeze it off the face of the bat to the square third man fence490/7
155.2OUTWagner to S Shillingford, out Caught by Ross Taylor!! Finally a edge that has carried to the slips. This was tad short in length and swinging away late, Shillingford hangs his bat away from the body and gets an edge, the ball goes low and to the left of Taylor at first slip who pulls off a splendid catch. That ends a resilient innings from Shillingford. S Shillingford c Ross Taylor b Wagner 15(36) [4s-3]491/8
155.5FOURWagner to Sammy, FOUR, not a bad delivery at all, it was a good length ball around off, Sammy clears his front foot and lofts it inside out to the deep extra cover fence496/8
156.1DROPPEDIsh Sodhi to Best, 1 run, Dropped. This was tossed up around off, Best goes for the slog sweep and he ends up dragging it to mid-on, Fulton was the man who times his jumps to perfection but can't hold on to it497/8
159.1FOURWagner to Sammy, FOUR, extra bounce on this occassion, this was on a good length outside off, Sammy was looking to defend but the extra bounce takes the edge and goes in the gap between slip and gully504/8
161.1OUTWagner to Best, out Caught by Ross Taylor!! Taylor has been busy this morning, his second catch. This was like a repeat of the Shillingford wicket. Short and shaping away late around off, Best tries to defend but the ball takes the edge and goes low to Taylor at first slip who takes another beauty. New Zealand need another wicket to wrap up the innings. Best c Ross Taylor b Wagner 3(16)507/9
162.1OUTSouthee to Sammy, out Caught by Ish Sodhi!! End of good innings from the skipper. This was full and outside off, Sammy thinks he has to make full use of the new ball and clears his front leg to swing hard but the ball slices off the bat to Sodhi at deep backward point. Sammy c Ish Sodhi b Southee 80(145) [4s-8 6s-3]507/10

Batting: New Zealand

Over No.Event TypeEventTeam Score
3.1OUTS Shillingford to Fulton, out Caught by Ramdin!! Shillingford has struck in the last over before lunch. This was tossed up and turning down leg, Fulton leans forward and tries to glance it but gets a faint edge to Ramdin who takes a good catch. Umpire Reiffel gave it not-out but they reviewed and got it in their favour. Fulton c Ramdin b S Shillingford 3(12)3/1
6.5FOURBest to Rutherford, FOUR, catch was the shout from Best. this was short and just outside off, Rutherford rocks back and slashes hard, the ball was in the air but wide of Samuels at gully, the ball raced away to the third man fence11/1
7.2FOURS Shillingford to Redmond, FOUR, gives this bit more air on off, Redmond gets to the pitch of the ball and lofts it over mid-off, he didn't get it off the middle but was able to clear the fielder15/1
8OUTS Shillingford to Redmond, out Caught by Deonarine!! Shillingford has struck again. This was tossed up and turning down leg, Redmond goes back and tries to nudge it but finds Deonarine at leg slip who takes a brilliant catch. He was working on this plan for few overs now and it has yielded the desired result. New Zealand are making it tough for themselves. Redmond c Deonarine b S Shillingford 6(14) [4s-1]15/2
10.5FOURBest to Rutherford, FOUR, excellent shot! This was again short and outside off, width on that, Rutherford jumps up and cuts it in the air over point for a boundary square of the wicket26/2
11.3FOURS Shillingford to Rutherford, FOUR, Shillingford gives this plenty of air on middle, Rutherford comes forward and gets underneath it as he lofts it to the deep mid wicket fence31/2
11.4OUTS Shillingford to Rutherford, out Caught by S Gabriel!! What was Rutherford doing there? This was the replay of his dismissal in the first innings. Tossed up on off, Rutherford does not get to the pitch as he lofts it straight to the man at long on, where Gabriel completes an easy catch. He had just hit a boundary of the last ball, poor batting from him. Rutherford c S Gabriel b S Shillingford 20(35) [4s-3]31/3
12.1FOURBest to Brendon McCullum, FOUR, McCullum gets off the mark in style. This was half volley outside off, McCullum comes forward and creams the drive to the long off fence35/3
14.1DROPPEDS Gabriel to Brendon McCullum, no run, edge but safe! This was a good length delivery just outside off, McCullum tries to force it off the back foot but gets bottom edge that falls short of Ramdin41/3
15.3OUTS Shillingford to Brendon McCullum, out Caught by Ramdin!! New Zealand are in trouble now. Poor poor shot from the skipper. This was a tossed up delivery on off, McCullum goes for the sweep and ends up top edging it, the ball goes high and Ramdin calls for it and takes an easy catch. Shillingford is on a roll here. Brendon McCullum c Ramdin b S Shillingford 9(15) [4s-1]44/4
16.4FOURS Gabriel to Corey Anderson, FOUR, width on offer on this short delivery, Anderson rocks back and cuts it powerfully to the deep backward point fence, the ball races away to the boundary49/4
19.1FOURS Shillingford to Ross Taylor, FOUR, overpitched just outside off, Taylor latches on to it as he gets to the pitch and drives it inside out to the deep extra cover fence55/4
20.1FOURS Gabriel to Corey Anderson, FOUR, half volley outside off, Anderson gets a good stride forward and caresses the drive to the deep extra cover fence, the ball bullets away to the boundary59/4
23FOURS Gabriel to Corey Anderson, FOUR, copybook cover from Anderson. Overpitched outside off, Anderson comes on the front foot and drives it beautifully to the deep extra cover fence67/4
25.2FOURS Shillingford to Corey Anderson, FOUR, slower in air just outside off, Anderson goes down on his knee and slog sweeps it to the deep mid wicket fence, good shot from the youngster hitting it against the turn74/4
26.2FOURDeonarine to Ross Taylor, FOUR, fired in on leg stump, Taylor gets inside the line and helps it on its way to the fine leg fence, there was no one in the deep and the ball races away78/4