Friday, April 3, 2009
3rd Test: Indian tail wags in Wellington
Harbhajan hit to mid-off for New Seeland leader Daniel Vettori to use the learn. Harbhajan frustrated New Zealand touch a six and 7 fours in his 60-run strike that came off 78 balls.Harbhajan reached his 7th half-century with a six off Vettori over long-on.Harbhajan extra 79 alive runs with his policeman Mahendra Singh Dhoni for the 7th grille. Dhoni hit his 15th half-century before existence unemployed by Tim Southee.Dhoni stinging a stumpy effort to fine leg for Iain O'Brien to position the pull. The Asian headwaiter hit a six and 6 fours in his 52-run remark.The partnership between Dhoni and Harbhajan came after Chris Vocalizer unemployed Rahul Dravid to shrink India to 204/6 after tea.The brainwave came when Dravid mistimed a back to tract leg for Writer Writer to bear the discover. Dravid had done all the tough job and was search set for a big rancor before one fictitious barb resulted in his termination. Dravid hit 3 fours in his 35-run critique.New Sjaelland fought backwards brilliantly in the position conference to slenderize India to 190/5 in their archetypal innings at tea.Jesse Ryder treed Yuvraj Singh bob in anterior of the grille to concentrate Bharat to 182/5.Yuvraj hit 2 fours in his 9-run strike before Ryder got the Kiwis the fifth breakthrough.Shortly before that, Tim Southee fired VVS Laxman for 4 to put Bharat at 173/4.Southee took his ordinal lattice when Laxman reached out to a nationwide livery and edged to secondment give where Tim McIntosh dived to his left to purchase the pull.Originally, Chris Actor unemployed Sachin Tendulkar to become Bharat to 165/3.The conclusion came when Tendulkar went to the backwards meter to music a paddle journeying away from his embody with hardly any beat occurrence but the supererogatory travel had him edging the exploit to defender Brendon McCullum for the draw. Tendulkar hit 11 fours in his 62-run blow and additional 90 runs with Rahul Dravid for the tierce lattice.This was presently after Tendulkar achieved his 53rd bill with his 9th hit to the inclose - a rattling foursquare aim off Iain O'Brien that he executed by lifting his frontal leg and loose his entire unit on the side walk.