3rd ODI, Green Park, Kanpur, 29 October 2017

India vs New Zealand

New Zealand 2nd Inn:331/7 (50)

Colin de Grandhomme 8 (11);Tim Southee 4 (1);
Bhuvneshwar Kumar 10-0-92-1; Jasprit Bumrah 10-0-47-3;

Last bat: Mitchell Santner

Result: India won by 6 runs.

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New Zealand Innings

  R B 4s 6s SR
Martin Guptill c Karthik & b Bumrah 10 14 1 0 71.43
Colin Munro b Chahal 75 62 7 3 120.97
Kane Williamson(c) c Dhoni & b Chahal 64 84 8 0 76.19
Ross Taylor c Kedar Jadhav & b Bumrah 39 47 3 0 82.98
Tom Latham(wk) runout (Bumrah) 65 52 7 0 125
Henry Nicholls b Bhuvneshwar 37 24 5 1 154.17
Colin de Grandhomme not out 8 11 0 0 72.73
Mitchell Santner c Dhawan & b Bumrah 9 5 0 1 180
Tim Southee not out 4 1 1 0 400
Adam Milne dnb 0 0 0 0 0.00
Trent Boult dnb 0 0 0 0 0.00
             
Extras(b - 0, lb - 4, w - 16, nb - 0)20
Total(331 for 7 in 50 overs)331 (6.62 runs per over)
   

Fall of wickets

1/44 (Martin Guptill, 5.1 ov.) 2/153 (Colin Munro, 24.2 ov.) 3/168 (Kane Williamson, 28.4 ov.)
4/247 (Ross Taylor, 40.1 ov.) 5/306 (Henry Nicholls, 46.5 ov.) 6/312 (Tom Latham, 47.5 ov.)
7/326 (Mitchell Santner, 49.4 ov.)   
   

Bowling

O M R W Econ    
Bhuvneshwar Kumar 10 0 92 1 9.2 (7w)
Jasprit Bumrah 10 0 47 3 4.7 (2w)
Hardik Pandya 5 0 47 0 9.4 (2w)
Axar Patel 7 0 40 0 5.71 (1w)
Kedar Jadhav 8 0 54 0 6.75 (3w)
Yuzvendra Chahal 10 0 47 2 4.7 (1w)
               

India Innings

  R B 4s 6s SR
Rohit Sharma c Southee & b Santner 147 138 18 2 106.52
Shikhar Dhawan c Williamson & b Southee 14 20 3 0 70
Virat Kohli(c) c Williamson & b Southee 113 106 9 1 106.6
Hardik Pandya c Southee & b Santner 8 6 1 0 133.33
MS Dhoni(wk) c Munro & b Milne 25 17 3 0 147.06
Kedar Jadhav c Guptill & b Milne 18 10 1 1 180
Dinesh Karthik not out 4 3 0 0 133.33
Axar Patel dnb 0 0 0 0 0.00
Bhuvneshwar Kumar dnb 0 0 0 0 0.00
Jasprit Bumrah dnb 0 0 0 0 0.00
Yuzvendra Chahal dnb 0 0 0 0 0.00
             
Extras(b - 0, lb - 1, w - 7, nb - 0)8
Total(337 for 6 in 50 overs)337 (6.74 runs per over)
   

Fall of wickets

1/29 (Shikhar Dhawan, 6.1 ov.) 2/259 (Rohit Sharma, 41.2 ov.) 3/273 (Hardik Pandya, 43.2 ov.)
4/302 (Virat Kohli, 46.4 ov.) 5/331 (MS Dhoni, 49.1 ov.) 6/337 (Kedar Jadhav, 49.6 ov.)
   

Bowling

O M R W Econ    
Tim Southee 10 0 66 2 6.6 (1w)
Trent Boult 10 0 81 0 8.1 (3w)
Adam Milne 10 0 64 2 6.4 (2w)
Colin de Grandhomme 8 0 57 0 7.13  
Mitchell Santner 10 0 58 2 5.8  
Colin Munro 2 0 10 0 5 (1w)
               
All|Overs 1-50
6

to Munro, SIX, cracking shot, that's a shot of some intent from Munro, length delivery that swung into his pads, Munro presses across and flicks it high and over mid-wicket, went a long way into the stands. That's some start from Munro

4

to Munro, FOUR, short, wide and four, Munro has come with sheer intent, saw the width on offer and threw his hands at that, beat backward point to his right and rolled away to the fence

4

to Munro, FOUR, this is a superb start from Munro, on a good length and just outside off, he leans forward, closes the face of the bat on the drive and beats mid-off to his left. Some shocked faces in the crowd already

4

to Munro, FOUR, lovely shot, Munro has come out firing, shimmies down the track, gets close to the delivery and lifts it back over the bowler's head, almost went all the way, bounced just in front of the ropes

4

to Guptill, FOUR, lovely from Guptill, too short and just outside off, Guptill stands tall and punches it in front of square on the off-side, beats cover-point to his right and rolls away to the fence

4

to Munro, FOUR, cheeky and four, this is lovely cricket from Munro, too predictable from , short and on the stumps, Munro backs away, opens the face of the bat and ramps it past Dhoni. The fielder at third man was inside the ring and he has no chance

W

to Guptill, out Caught by Karthik!! Oh dear! This is poor cricket from Guptill, Munro was going so well at the other end and he tries to do this. Came down the track, gets too close to the ball as he went for the lofted off-drive, went high off the bat and over mid-off. DK ran back and sideways, kept his eyes on the ball and takes it over his shoulder, 50th ODI wicket for and there's some relief in the faces of the Indian camp. On replays, he just about clung onto the ball besides his chest, a fluky catch, but India will not complain. Guptill c Karthik b 10(14) [4s-1]

4

to Williamson, FOUR, cracking shot, 's struggles continue, short and wide of off, Williamson jumps across, gets on top of the bounce and cuts it square past point, no need to run for those

4

Pandya to Williamson, FOUR, gentle loosener from and Williamson is away with a boundary, short of a length and on his pads, he shuffles across and flicks it in front of square on the on-side. It was in the air but well wide of the fielder at mid-wicket

4

Pandya to Williamson, FOUR, poor bowling from , too short and too straight, ends up drifting onto the pads of Williamson, whipped away in front of square on the on-side for another boundary

6

to Munro, SIX, massive, Munro is having some fun with , length ball on his pads, he shimmied down the track and flicked it high and over mid-wicket. The ball drops just over the ropes and the crowd remains silent in Kanpur

4

to Munro, FOUR, now switches hands. It's the end of the polite defences. Turns right-handed, gets low and sweeps it powerfully. Past point to ruin what was turning into a decent over for the Indians

4

to Williamson, FOUR, too short. Williamson threatens to go forward and then foxes him with a rock back to throw everything ounce of muscle into a cut. Behind point

4

to Munro, FOUR, now an overcook. And Munro's toying around. Stays conventional, gets out of the way and drills it straight down. All power. And the Green Park outfield takes over

4

Jadhav to Williamson, FOUR, the horror line. Way down leg, wanting to fire it quick into the pads and ends up losing control. A one-handed sweep, muscling the broom very fine

OT

Jadhav to Munro, 1 run, there's the fifty. Very calm, an un-Monro like punch down to long-on to get there. He's probably one-third there yet from the Kiwi point of view

4

Jadhav to Williamson, FOUR, the ball sleeps its way through, but Williamson wasn't up either. Manages to stay low on the back foot as he punches it firmly off an angled blade..extra cover

4

Jadhav to Munro, FOUR, room. Munro was moving further away. Amplifies, leans out, gets to the pitch of it and thumps it with a cover-drill

4

to Williamson, FOUR, so very unusual. A little too generous from , throwing up all the air in the world and Williamson too takes the world by surprise sitting down and slogging it into cow corner..one-bounced

4

Jadhav to Williamson, FOUR, elegance. There aren't very many better ways to get to your fifty. Uppish with his full flowing drive, through the covers. Number 32 it is

OT

Jadhav to Williamson, 1 run, delicate hands. Placing the mere push wide of cover. That's the 100 of the stand as well

6

Jadhav to Munro, SIX, so very typical. He doesn't get his deft drives right, so he sheds them for his trusted ally - the slog. Quickly down, under the ball and dispatches it with the full bat swing. In the arc, yes but the mighty hands take over in soaring it over cow corner

W

to Munro, out Bowled!! There's the twist. There's the red signal. One slog too many you'd reckon. And after showing immense heart in floating it up and beating the bat has something to show. Floated up yet again, sneaking under Munro's hoick and making a real mess of the stumps. 77kph. And then the roar. Munro b 75(62) [4s-7 6s-3]

4

to Ross Taylor, FOUR, the googly, but Taylor now stays deep, moves away and does his staple bit. Chopping as he drags it from middle, doesn't mind the slip. Enough bat to go all the way

OT

to Williamson, 1 run, a missed run-out, and a collision. Okay here's how it went - Williamson just drops it to mid-on, and takes off blindly. Pandya meanwhile runs in, charges, misses the direct hit and then comes the crash. What's worse, Williamson's spike off the boot steps onto Hardik's little finger..the bloody finger now. Injury in insult

W

to Williamson, out Caught by Dhoni!! The slog in despair. The ugly slog. And Williamson couldn't have found an un-Williamson way to get out. The quiet string of dots India has stitched up here comes down to haunt the Kiwis. He decides to slog to break the shackles, realizes that's not his forte. But only after getting a fat top-edge on the sweep as he looks to drag it from well outside his reach. And the balloon goes only as far as Dhoni. Williamson c Dhoni b 64(84) [4s-8]

4

Pandya to Latham, FOUR, oh my, what a lovely on-drive. He's in a rich vein of form, and the timing shows it. Gets forward to a full ball, pretty close to a half-volley, and middles it beautifully down the ground

4

to Latham, FOUR, we saw this at the Wankhede: Latham executing the reverse-sweep very fine. He uses the angle from , who's darting it across from round the wicket, and then paddles it off the back of his bat

4

Pandya to Latham, FOUR, and he's smashed this away through backward point. Enough width for Latham to free his arms. He's looking in supreme touch

4

Pandya to Ross Taylor, FOUR, good length ball outside off, Taylor bends across in a premeditated effort and laps it away wide of short fine leg. This partnership starting to turn the tide, not for the first time this series

4

to Ross Taylor, FOUR, they're starting to find the boundary on a regular basis. Worrying times for India. It's the sweep shot again, and Taylor nails this past short fine leg. The line wasn't great, with firing it in on leg. Made it easier for the batsman

4

to Latham, FOUR, this is effortless batting from Latham. He's just looking awesome out there. Fullish around off, and he picks it away with ease to split mid-on and mid-wicket

4

to Latham, FOUR, I can't stress this enough, but Latham has looked unbelievably good. He was the single biggest difference-maker at the Wankhede, and he's doing it again tonight. His timing has been absolutely sublime. Watch the ball race off his bat as he punches this through point. Wow

W

to Ross Taylor, out Caught by Kedar Jadhav!! breaks through the stand! He cuts his fingers across the ball, deriving that little bit of extra bounce which makes the difference. Taylor pushes at it, but is surprised by the lift, and it pops up off the bat-shoulder to backward point. This game might well turn into a one on one battle between him and Latham by the end. They've easily been the standouts for their teams. Ross Taylor c Kedar Jadhav b 39(47) [4s-3]

4

Jadhav to Henry Nicholls, FOUR, backs away once he senses that the length is short. The line doesn't matter. Such is the conviction that he thrashes the cut through extra-cover from off-stump

4

Jadhav to Henry Nicholls, FOUR, very profitable over for Nicholls, foiling Kohli's plan to sneak in an over from Jadhav against the new batsman. He jumps down the track and drills it straight back over the bowler's head

4

to Latham, FOUR, this time Latham makes sure that he shuffles across enough to be able to fetch the sweep crisply. Brilliantly timed through mid-wicket to raise his half-century. Almost a flawless innings

4

to Henry Nicholls, FOUR, 12 off the over. The sweep shot has been sent fine enough from Nicholls to beat the fielder at deep square leg. Pressure firmly on India

4

Pandya to Latham, FOUR, the timing, the timing.. magical from Latham. Walks across off and flicks a full ball wide of long-on. This bloke is on fire

4

Pandya to Henry Nicholls, FOUR, makes some room and flays it through backward point. India just can't find any answers at this stage. They want five Bumrahs on the field, that's what they want

4

to Henry Nicholls, FOUR, unlucky here. He deceives Nicholls with the slower ball, but Nicholls is able to hold his slog just enough to drag it wide of fine leg. Came right off the toe-end, but beats a valiant Dhawan

6

to Henry Nicholls, SIX, incredible stuff. Again, not where he intended, but it's gone all the way behind the wickets. Nicholls gets across for the scoop, and the ball flies away off a thick top-edge. bows his head down in frustration. Huge over off India's best bowler. Panic stations for the hosts

W

to Henry Nicholls, out Bowled!! Another cracking yorker from to smash Nicholls's leg-pole. What a comeback over this has been, after being smashed around the park all evening. Bowling at the death is where Bhuvi has come leaps and bounds over the last year. Real nippy delivery, beating Nicholls for pace and cramping up his attempted slog. It's got the crowd back into it. Henry Nicholls b 37(24) [4s-5 6s-1]

OT

to Latham, leg byes, 1 run, India have reviewed against Latham here. The ball seemed to have pitched outside leg; in fact it's pitched well outside leg, but it's the situation which gets Kohli to review. Very tense here. Latham will survive though

W

to de Grandhomme, out Latham Run Out!! This is panic from New Zealand, and it's been brought about by some excellent yorker bowling from . As a result, Latham will have to go. What a huuuuge wicket. Searing yorker just outside off, de Grandhomme misses and is caught by surprise as Latham charges down to steal a single. He freezes and sends him back. Trust Dhoni to keep his cool in such a situation, tossing it back to who throws the stumps down. Latham run out (Dhoni/) 65(52) [4s-7]

6

to Santner, SIX, Mitchell Santner. MUMTCHELL SANTNER. He comes out there and drills his first ball over the ropes. missed the yorker, dished out a full toss and was punished with a ruthless swing over long-on

W

to Santner, out Caught by Dhawan!! Swings it in the air, but only as far as deep mid-wicket. Umpires get together to discuss the height of this full toss. It's well below the waist though. Huge roars as Santner is given the go-ahead to keep walking. He was almost taken by surprise by the full toss, and couldn't find any power behind his slog. doing it for India. 12 needed off two. Santner c Dhawan b 9(5) [6s-1]

4

to Southee, FOUR, aims for a hoick over mid-wicket, and skews it off a thick edge over short third man. It will not matter. India have clinched this series right at the death

4

to Rohit, FOUR, slashed away! has been on the shorter side so far and this time pays the price. There is a lot width and that allows Rohit to free his arms. Slaps the cut over backward point with aplomb. Third man had no chance

4

to Dhawan, FOUR, how well has he timed this! Wow! On a good length outside off, not that short but it's too wide. Allows Dhawan to glide it ever so late, wide of the backward point fielder. Excellently timed and it races away to the fence

4

to Dhawan, FOUR, bang! That's a vintage Dhawan stroke. No footwork, just hitting it on the rise but the hand-eye coordination is brilliant. It's on a good length outside off, the width allows him to free his arms and he slapped it through the covers. Nobody moved!

4

to Rohit, FOUR, that's almost gone all the way! It's the attempted bouncer from but the line is outside off, Rohit is game for it and leaps a touch for the upper-cut. Makes decent enough connection and just goes on the bounce to the third man fence

4

to Dhawan, FOUR, that's been thumped! Dhawan has had enough of 's immaculate line and length, decides to upset the bowler with a charge down the track. Absolutely bludgeons the drive through the covers. Top stroke!

W

to Dhawan, out Caught by Williamson!! Dhawan departs! Just the start that New Zealand would have wanted after opting to bowl. On a good length angling across the left-hander, Dhawan wanted to loft it down the ground but the bounce perhaps got a touch big on him. Ends up skewing it towards mid-off where Williamson takes the catch quite easily. Dhawan c Williamson b 14(20) [4s-3]

4

to Kohli, FOUR, brilliant shot! Kohli opens his account in style. The line is around off but he shuffles across quite a bit and stays still to control the flick beautifully through mid-wicket. Timed sweetly and it races away to the fence

4

to Rohit, FOUR, shot of the afternoon! Not all that full but Rohit doesn't need it to be with the kind of lazy elegance he has. Leans into the drive and times the pants off this one. Beats mid-on comfortably to find the fence.

4

to Kohli, FOUR, classy stuff! If Rohit produces a gem of a shot, can Kohli be left behind? The Indian skipper leans into a good length ball and thumps the drive on the up through the covers. All timing as it whistles away

6

to Rohit, SIX, that's a Rohit Sharma signature stroke! The short ball but he nonchalantly goes on the front foot to dispatch it over mid-wicket with his famous short-arm pull. Clinical strike and away she goes into the stands

4

Grandhomme to Rohit, FOUR, nicely stroked! Rohit has been intent on the pull stroke right from the start and placed this one really well. There isn't anyone at fine leg and the backward square leg fielr reacted quite slowly as the ball raced away to the fence

4

to Rohit, FOUR, top stroke! Rohit is looking in ominous touch. Wrong line from , drifts onto the pads and it's swept away beautifully. Fine leg is up and there was no stopping the boundary once it beat him

4

to Rohit, FOUR, this time behind square on the off-side! errs on the shorter side and provides width as well, Rohit rocks back and cuts it away late to beat backward point. Nicely done! Expensive start for

OT

Grandhomme to Rohit, 1 run, 35th ODI fifty for Rohit! He has been in ominous touch so far and looks primed for a huge one. Slaps this shortish ball towards backward point where Guptill makes a diving stop. Cannot prevent the single though that gives Rohit his milestone

4

Grandhomme to Rohit, FOUR, that has been blasted away! There was a man at sweeper cover but he could hardly move to his left as this rocketed to the fence. Short and wi, Rohit unleashes all his power on this cut stroke through backward point

4

Grandhomme to Rohit, FOUR, no stopping Rohit's pull strokes today! He seems like a man on a mission. Shortish outsi off, he stays quite still and helps this on its way through backward square leg. Aerial it is but doesn't matter as there is nobody in the ep

4

Grandhomme to Rohit, FOUR, superb shot to end the over! Slightly overpitched and Rohit latches onto it. Stands tall and thumps it well over the man at mid-off. High elbow and Rohit poses for the photographs

4

to Kohli, FOUR, beautiful shot! starts his new spell from round the wicket and angles in a length ball around off and middle. Kohli shuffles across and clips it superbly between mid-on and mid-wicket. The former gives a chase, but in vain

OT

to Kohli, 1 run, the partnership between Kohli and Rohit is now 100! Kohli shuffles across and controls the pull. Sends it fine to fine leg and collects the single

4

to Rohit, FOUR, rockets away! 143kph short of length delivery outside off. Rohit has enough room there to free his arms and slashes it away wide of backward point after getting on top of the bounce. The quick outfield does the rest

6

to Rohit, SIX, that's been bludgeoned! 150th six in ODIs for the Indian opener. It was slower in pace and slightly too full, Rohit picks it early and deposits it into the cow corner fence with a high back-lift

OT

to Kohli, 1 run, a huge roar from the Kanpur crowd as Kohli gets to his 46th ODI fifty. Gets there by punching a shortish ball to long-off. Can he convert into his 32nd ton?

4

to Rohit, FOUR, shot! Easily done. gives a bit of flight and Rohit is quick to skip down the ground. Gets close to the pitch of the ball and goes downtown. Makes good contact and almost went all the way. Just short of the long-on rope

4

to Kohli, FOUR, overpitched delivery and Kohli takes heavy toll of it. Width served as well, Kohli leans onto it and middle the cover-drive. The cover fielder dives to his right and takes a bit of pace out of it. But, the leather still has enough legs to beat the chasing mid-off fielder and go past the ropes

4

to Kohli, FOUR, wow! Just wow! Length ball on the stumps, Kohli presses forward and straight-drives it past the non-striker. Doesn't over-hit and relies on the timing. It came off the meat of the bat and with the outfield being lightning quick, there is none to stop that

OT

to Kohli, 1 run, the partnership between Kohli and Rohit is now 150! Shortish ball on middle and leg, Kohli moves across and tucks it to fine leg

OT

to Rohit, 1 run, and he gets there. 15th ODI century for Rohit Sharma! A flawless knock from the Indian vice-captain. Gets to the milestone by moving across and glancing a full ball to deep mid-wicket. He looks heavenwards and raises has his arms aloft. Kohli is delighted as well. This is also Rohit's first ton against NZ

4

to Rohit, FOUR, excellent shot! Picks the length of this short ball early and nails the pull off the front foot. There is no one to stop that

4

to Kohli, FOUR, edged and just wide of the keeper! Back of a length angling across, Kohli looks to slap it through the cover region with an angled bat and gets a fat outside edge. Latham dives full length to his right, but it's out of his reach

4

to Rohit, FOUR, with mid-off inside the circle, if you bowl a full toss, it's a gift. Rohit easily thumps it over mid-off. A couple of bounces and into the fence

4

to Rohit, FOUR, wonderful shot! Rohit advances down the track ans in the process backs away to free his arms. Follows it up by flaying this angled across length ball over extra cover

4

to Rohit, FOUR, four more! 17 off the over! You shouldn't bowl short to this guy. He'll punish you all day. Rohit swivel-pulls it past the backward square leg fielder

4

Grandhomme to Kohli, FOUR, half-volley and that's been dispatched. Kohli stoops low and hammers it over mid-off. One bounce and into the long-off fence

4

Grandhomme to Rohit, FOUR, swings hard and through the line. Overpitched outsi off, walloped over wi mid-off

4

Grandhomme to Kohli, FOUR, Virat Kohli becomes the fastest cricketer to get to 9000 ODI runs. Gets there with a ft touch. Waits for an off-paced shortish ball outsi off on the back foot and opens his bat-face at the very last second to place it fine. Dribbles away into the third man fence

OT

to Kohli, 1 run, to sweeper cover, 200 up between the duo! Short of a good length, cut to sweeper cover

6

to Kohli, SIX, "This is batsmanship with great class," says Harsha Bhogle on-air. gives a bit of flight on the final ball of the over and Kohli is quick to shimmy down the ground. Gets to the pitch of the ball and swings through the line. Doesn't try to hit it too hard and makes superb contact. A sixer over long-off

4

to Rohit, FOUR, sweetly driven! Pitched up delivery, Rohit stays in his crease and cracks the drive wide of KW at mid-off. The NZ captain put in a desperate dive to his left, but to no avail

4

to Rohit, FOUR, wait, stand and deliver. It was the slower delivery from and Rohit picked it early. Waits for the ball and thumps it over extra cover

OT

to Kohli, no run, these two struggle when it comes to running between the wickets, a direct hit or even if had picked the ball up, Rohit was a goner. Kohli stood tall and punched a back of a length delivery towards cover. He was admiring his shot and didn't notice that Rohit was wandering halfway down the pitch, sent back and Rohit had no chance, but he has luck by his side and survives. Santner was the man who threw and missed

W

to Rohit, out Caught by Southee!! The partnership has been broken and Rohit walks back to the hut to a long ovation from the Kanpur crowd. Nicely bowled by , gave this one more air and drifted it wider of off, Rohit's eyes lit up, went with hard hands on the drive, was looking to go back over the bowler's head. Perhaps a hint of tiredness, the bat face turned on impact and the miscued loft went straight down the throat of Southee at long-off. He went reverse cup and holds on, relief for the visitors. Rohit c Southee b 147(138) [4s-18 6s-2]

4

to Hardik Pandya, FOUR, that's very well played by Pandya, at first instant he was done in by the slower ball and seemed to have played at it a bit too early, was looking to go inside out over cover, then waited on the ball, plays with an open face and carves it over backward point - for his first boundary

OT

to Kohli, 1 run, 32nd ODI hundred for Kohli, his 5th against New Zealand, 6th in 2017 and 10th as India's captain. Those are dream numbers for anybody, lifts his helmet and soaks in the applause from the crowd, coming to the ball, it was tossed up wide of off, eased past cover for a single

W

to Hardik Pandya, out Caught by Southee!! Miscued lofted shot and Pandya has holed out to Southee at long-off. He had to go for his shots and has got the better of him, pushed it through quicker and got the ball to grip onto the surface. That messed up Pandya's timing, was looking to go back over the bowler's head, ended up slicing it high in the air and down the throat of Southee. He went reverse cup once again and accepted the offering. The visitors are fighting back in the last few overs - both in terms of runs conceded and wickets taken. Hardik Pandya c Southee b 8(6) [4s-1]

4

to Dhoni, FOUR, cracking shot, too short from , Dhoni swivels across quickly, rolls his wrists along and pulls it backward of square on the on-side, splits the two men in the deep to a nicety

4

to Kohli, FOUR, cracking shot, the change of bat has helped Kohli here, length delivery on the stumps, he gets forward, closes the face of the bat on this on-drive and clears mid-wicket, couple of bounces and over the ropes

W

to Kohli, out Caught by Williamson!! Kohli falls after a sublime hundred! New Zealand are finishing on a high here, this was another clever change of pace from , the back of the hand slower ball, no pace for Kohli to work it, he was looking to go back over the bowler's head, was undone by the slowness of this off-cutter, the bat face closed on impact and he ended up chipping a straight forward catch to Williamson at long-off. Kohli c Williamson b 113(106) [4s-9 6s-1]

4

to Dhoni, FOUR, lovely from Dhoni, just sheer power and nothing else, short of a good length and on the stumps, Dhoni swivels across and clubs it over mid-wicket, one bounce and over the ropes

4

to Kedar Jadhav, FOUR, that's the risk with this angle, this was a wide full-toss, Kedar had to reach out for the shot, gets enough bat to clear backward point and rolls away to the ropes

4

to Dhoni, FOUR, lovely from MS, misses his yorker by just an inch, that's enough for Dhoni as he gets his bat down to this low full-toss, played with an open face and beats backward point to his left, no chance for the fielder getting across from third man

6

to Kedar Jadhav, SIX, cracking shot, much needed for Kedar and India, abandons his slower ball policy and bangs one in the middle of the pitch, Kedar swivels across and pulls it high and behind square on the on-side, went all the way for a maximum

W

to Dhoni, out Caught by Munro!! A cameo from the former captain, but has the last laugh. This was another slower ball outside off, no pace for Dhoni to work with. He threw all he had on the back-foot drive, ends up slicing it in the air and the ball loops to Munro at short third man. As easy as it gets and New Zealand have their fifth wicket. Dhoni c Munro b 25(17) [4s-3]

W

to Kedar Jadhav, out Caught by Guptill!! Second wicket of the over and India finish with 337. It's Kedar on strike and goes back to his slower ball routine. It was short and well outside off, Kedar struck his pretty well, but straight to Guptill at long-on. Catching practice for the New Zealand opener and he doesn't drop those. Kedar Jadhav c Guptill b 18(10) [4s-1 6s-1]