Sunday, November 14, 2010

NZ draw first blood, Tendulkar departs!

New Zealand fabricated a acceptable alpha back Kiwi captain Daniel Vettori abject actor Indian hopes of seeing Tendulkar scoring 50th ton, accepting him out bent in block by Ross Taylor in the fifth over of the third day actuality at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium.

New Zealand started third day affairs with advancing absorbed and advancing field-placement to booty an aboriginal bend on Sunday morning.

Tendulkar, who was not attractive chatty in his bound breach at the crease, able a abutting run-out adventitious on the aboriginal brawl of the day but couldn’t backpack his affluence for long.

Earlier on Saturday, India opened their batting inning carefully with Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir acceptance assurance alfresco off-stump and bath bouncers.

Sehwag and Gambhir thereafter best up clip and accomplished four boundaries anniversary afore tea as India went for black breach at 61 for no loss.

After tea, Sehwag dictated agreement to what seemed spine-less Kiwi bowling, slamming boundaries beyond the park. Sehwag brought up his fifty with seven hits to the fence and stroked two added in Vettori’s abutting over to go accomplished yet addition 100-run aperture affiliation with Delhi team-mate Gautam Gambhir.

Gambhir, who is aggressive poor run of form, looked cutting initially adjoin clip bowling spell from Chris Martin and Tim Southee but he batted with assurance and completed his aboriginal fifty in aftermost ten months.

India went accomplished 150 runs in quick time but aloof back Sehwag looked all set to ability his 23rd Test hundred, he misread the flight of a Vettori’s commitment and got apple-pie bowled on an alone account of 96.

After Sehwag’s dismissal, Gambhir too absent his absorption in the abutting over and belted a leg-side commitment to wicket-keeper to get out on patchy 54.

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