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    Over 31 - Ind 162/5 (Dhoni 38, Ashwin 9)

    Nathan starts his third over. Dhoni takes a single from the third ball. Three singles from the over, India need over 8 runs per over from here on.

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    Over 30 - Ind 159/5 (Dhoni 36, Ashwin 8)

    Southee continues after drinks, a single to Dhoni who pushes it on to the leg side. A short ball from Southee and Ashwin hooks it off the backfoot, good effort from Corey on the boundary but the ball wins, four runs to Ashwin. A single to rotate strike. Seven runs from the over.

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    Over 29 - Ind 152/5 (Dhoni 34, Ashwin 3)

    Nathan McCullum starts his second over. A couple of singles to start the over. Four singles from the over, the required rate is now around 7.76 per over.

  • Over 28 - Ind 148/5 (Dhoni 32, Ashwin 1)

    Southee comes back into the attack, A single to Dhoni and then Southee bowls a wide down leg, appeals for a caught behind the stumps, but the umpire is not interested. A single to Raina and then Southee bowls another wide. A single to Dhoni and then Southee gets Raina. WICKET! A crucial blow as India lose another wicket, Raina edges this to the keeper, Ashwin comes out to bat. Ashwin gets off the mark with a single, another wide from Southee.

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    Over 27 - Ind 141/4 (Dhoni 30, Raina 30)

    Nathan McCullum comes into the attack. Raina cuts away through point for a couple of runs. A couple more runs to end the over, India need 174 runs from 23 overs.

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    Over 26 - Ind 137/4 (Dhoni 30, Raina 26)

    Brendon McCullum brings Southee back into the attack. A leg bye to start the over, Raina pads it for a single. Dhoni takes a single to fine leg. Raina takes another single and then Dhoni pulls Southee away for four through fine leg.

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    Over 25 - Ind 130/4 (Dhoni 25, Raina 25)

    McClenaghan starts his 6th over, Raina attacks the short ball and hooks it to deep square leg for four, Southee put in a good effort but is unable to get a hand on it. Raina pulls it to midwicket for a couple of runs. A single to end the over, seven runs from it.

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    Over 24 - Ind 123/4 (Dhoni 25, Raina 18)

    A couple of singles to start the over, the required rate around 7.5 per over now. Dhoni sweeps around the corner for another single. Four singles from the over and then Dhoni hits the last ball for a six, ten runs from the over.

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    Over 23 - Ind 113/4 (Dhoni 17, Raina 16)

    Three runs from the McClenaghan over, a good comeback from him.

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    Over 22 - Ind 110/4 (Dhoni 14, Raina 16)

    New Zealand turn to Williamson as their 5th bowler. Dhoni takes a single and then Raina pushes the wide one from Williamson for four through third man. A couple of runs to end the over. India need 205 more runs in 28 overs.

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    Over 21 - Ind 103/4 (Dhoni 12, Raina 11)

    McClenaghan comes back into the attack, Raina hits it to deep midwicket, Anderson does well to track the ball down and flick it back in to save a single. Dhoni takes a single on the leg side to bring Raina on strike. Raina takes a single on the leg side. A leg bye to end the over, India 103 for 4.

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    Over 20 - Ind 97/4 (Dhoni 11, Raina 7)

    Dhoni to face Anderson, Dhoni hits a six over long on, attacking Anderson straight down the ground. Six from the over, India 97 for 4.

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    Over 19 - Ind 91/4 (Dhoni 5, Raina 7)

    Raina pushes it to square leg for a single, quickly in position for the short ball. A single to Dhoni and then Raina leans into the square drive and hits it for four. A wide, called for height, Bennett gives away seven runs.

  • Over 18 - Ind 84/4 (Dhoni 4, Raina 2)

    A wide down leg from Anderson, WICKET, Rahane is caught behind, Anderson gets another wicket. India in trouble again. Dhoni walks out to bat in a difficult situation. A wide ball from Anderson, and then Dhoni hits the last ball for four. Six runs from the over, the required rate is over 7 runs per over.

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    Over 17 - Ind 78/3 (Rahane 3, Raina 2)

    A couple of dots and then Rahane takes a single. The run rate had dropped from over 6 to under 5 per over. Just a single from the over, Bennett is bowling well, 5 overs for 14 runs.

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    Over 16 - Ind 77/3 (Rahane 2, Raina 2)

    Raina and Rahane at the crease for India, four dots and then Raina picks up a single. Rahane takes a single to end the over, India 77 for 3.

  • Over 15 - Ind 75/3 (Rahane 1, Raina 1)

    Kohli takes a single to third man to bring Rahane on strike, Bennett starts his third over. Another single, Rahane gets off the mark through the leg side. Bennett gets the big wicket, WICKET! Kohli is caught behind and India stumble at 75 for 3.

  • Over 14 - Ind 72/2 (Rahane 0, Kohli 5)

    At this point, NZ were 73 for 1, India are 72 for 1. WICKET! Anderson gets another wicket, Rohit goes for the lofted shot over extra cover but top edges it to third man and Bennett takes a safe catch. Rohit goes for 39, and it is time for drinks. Rahane is the new man in, he plays out the over, a wicket maiden from Anderson.

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    Over 13 - Ind 72/1 (R Sharma 39, Kohli 5)

    Another maiden from Bennett to Kohli, India stay on 72 for 1.

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    Over 12 - Ind 72/1 (R Sharma 39, Kohli 5)

    Anderson continues into his second over. Rohit takes a single to bring Kohli on strike. Kohli gets off the mark with a boundary through midwicket, then follows it up with a single to make it 6 runs from the over.

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    Over 11 - Ind 66/1 (R Sharma 38, Kohli 0)

    Kohli is the new man, Bennett to bowl to him. A maiden from Bennett, Kohli getting his eye in.

  • Over 10 - Ind 66/1 (R Sharma 38, Kohli 0)

    Anderson comes into the attack, WICKET! Anderson gets the breakthrough, Dhawan comes down the wicket and pulls it to deep midiwicket, Guptill takes a good catch to get rid of Dhawan. A couple of runs and the wicket from the over, India 66 for 1 after 10 overs.

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    Over 9 - Ind 64/0 (R Sharma 36, Dhawan 28)

    Three dots and then Dhawan hits it for four through extra cover. Similar shot, Dhawan gets a four through the cover region again. A single to end the over, 9 runs from the over.

  • Over 8 - Ind 55/0 (R Sharma 36, Dhawan 19)

    Hamish Bennett comes into the attack to replace McClenaghan. Rohit slams another six, hits it over long-on for six. India bring up their 50 in style. Rohit hits a boundary to end the over to fine leg, 10 runs from it.

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    Over 7 - Ind 45/0 (R Sharma 26, Dhawan 19)

    Good start for India, they will look to keep going at this rate. Three dots to start the over, Rohit takes a single to third man. Dhawan joins the action with a straight hit for a six, he came down the wicket to get to the pitch of the ball.

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    Over 6- Ind 38/0 (R Sharma 25, Dhawan 13)

    Rohit dances down the track to McClenaghan and his it over long off for a six, good shot against pace. Another six, Rohit puts the short ball away cleanly over square leg for six. The slower bouncer from McClenaghan and Rohit pushes it on the leg side for a single. 13 runs from the over.

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    Over 5- Ind 25/0 (R Sharma 12, Dhawan 13)

    Southee starts his third over and Dhawan punishes the loose ball for four through leg side. A single to rotate strike, then Rohit takes another single to bring Dhawan back on strike. Six runs from the over.

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    Over 4 - Ind 19/0 (R Sharma 11, Dhawan 8)

    McClenaghan starts the over with a few dots. Rohit takes a single to deep fine leg. Dhawan follows it up with another single, worked off the pads for a run. Just two from the over.

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    Over 3 - Ind 17/0 (R Sharma 10, Dhawan 7)

    Four dots to start the over, Dhawan pulls it over square leg for four. A couple of runs to end the over. Aggressive start from India.

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    Over 2 - Ind 11/0 (R Sharma 10, Dhawan 1)

    McClenaghan comes into the attack from the other end. Rohit starts his innings with a flash, he hits flat over mid off for a six. A couple of runs to end the over, eight runs from the over.

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    Over 1 - Ind 3/0 (R Sharma 2, Dhawan 1)

    Rohit is dropped from the third ball of the innings, Rohit slashes hard at it and Ryder drops him at first slip. A couple more singles to end the over.

  • Over 50 - NZ 314/10 (Bennett 3)

    Last over of the innings, Shami to bowl it. Bennett takes a single from the first ball to bring Southee on strike. Southee charges down the ground and hits Shami over long off for a six. WICKET! Southee run out from the last ball, they take a single and want to come back for two, Dhoni does well with the underarm flick to end the innings. New Zealand 314 all out after 50 overs.

  • Over 49 - NZ 306/9 (Southee 20, Bennett 2)

    A single from Bennett and Southee hits the slower ball for four through long on. New Zealand get to 300. Southee ends the over with a six, 11 runs from the over.

  • Over 48 - NZ 295/9 (Southee 10, Bennett 1)

    A dot ball to start and WICKET! McClenaghan hits it to Jadeja behind point who takes a good catch, Shami gets the wicket. A single and then Southee hits a six from the last ball. Bhuvi takes the catch but gets the ball over the ropes for a six.

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    Over 47 - NZ 288/8 (Southee 4, McClenaghan 3)

    Good over from Bhuvi, three singles from it.

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    Over 46 - NZ 285/8 (Southee 3, McClenaghan 1)

    Shami bowls a good over, just three runs from it.

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    Over 45 - NZ 282/8 (Southee 1, McClenaghan 1)

    McClenaghan and Southee are the two new batsmen. Bhuvi comes back into the attack. Just a couple of singles from the over, good over from Bhuvi.

  • Over 44 - NZ 280/8 (Southee 0)

    Jadeja starts his last over, a couple of singles to start. WICKET! Nathan McCullum pushes it for a single, a mix up between the batsmen and Jadeja takes the bails off. Nathan McCullum is run out, WICKET! Ronchi falls, a double strike from Jadeja. India get the crucial wicket of Ronchi, he hits it to deep midwicket and Rahane takes a good catch.

  • Over 43 - NZ 277/6 (N McCullum 0, Ronchi 36)

    Shami comes back into the attack, Taylor takes a single to long on to bring Ronchi on strike. Ronchi hits Shami for a six through fine leg, an effortless flick shot. Ronchi takes a single to rotate strike. WICKET! Rahane hits the stumps, brilliant fielding from him. Taylor goes for a quick single and is short of his ground. Nathan McCullum comes out to bat, New Zealand 270 for 6. Another six, Shami has been expensive today, Ronchi hits it straight down the ground for a six. A single to end the over, 15 from the over.

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    Over 42 - NZ 262/5 (Taylor 16, Ronchi 22)

    Three singles to start the over, and then Ronchi hits it straight down the ground for a six. Raina getting the treatment, Ronchi hits him for four to end the over, 13 runs from it.

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    Over 41 - NZ 245/5 (Taylor 14, Ronchi 7)

    Aaron starts his 7th over, Taylor starts with a four through third man. A streaky boundary, it was an outside edge. A single to Taylor who helps the ball to long on. A bouncer from Aaron and Ronchi top edges it over the keeper for four. A couple more to Ronchi who drills it to deep cover. New Zealand 245 for 5 after 41 overs.

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    Over 40 - NZ 233/5 (Taylor 9, Ronchi 1)

    A couple of singles from the over, good tidy over from Raina.

  • Over 39 - NZ 231/5 (Taylor 8, Ronchi 1)

    Last over of the power play, Aaron comes back into the attack. Taylor works the bouncer away for a single to fine leg. WICKET! A couple of dots and then Brendon McCullum hits a short and wide ball to Ashwin at point. Ronchi comes to the crease, takes a single to get off the mark.

  • Over 38 - NZ 229/4 (Taylor 7, B McCullum 0)

    Jadeja comes into the attack in the power play, a single to start the over and then Jadeja bowls a wide down leg. WICKET! Jadeja strikes, Guptill goes for the slog sweep but hits it to deep midwicket, Rahane takes a good low catch. Guptill falls in the power play. Taylor hits a boundary through the leg side. New Zealand 229 for 4.

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    Over 37 - NZ 222/3 (Taylor 1, Guptill 111)

    Six, Guptill takes the attack to Shami, he pulls it over midwicket for a six. A couple of singles and then Guptill hits it through long on for four.

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    Over 36 - NZ 210/3 (Taylor 0, Guptill 100)

    Ashwin bowls five dots and then Guptill takes a single to get to his 100. Brilliant knock from Guptill and a good over in the power play.

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    Over 35 - NZ 209/3 (Taylor 0, Guptill 99)

    Kumar comes into the attack, Guptill hits a four to fine leg to start the over. Another boundary, Guptill pulls it through midwicket for four. 11 runs from the over, Bhuvi bowls an expensive first over. New Zealand move past 200 and Guptill moves on to 99.

  • Over 34 - NZ 198/3 (Taylor 0, Guptill 88)

    Six, Anderson announces himself with a six over long on. WICKET! Ashwin has the last laugh, bowls Anderson and claims the big wicket.

  • Over 33 - NZ 190/2 (Anderson 1, Guptill 87)

    Four, Guptill hits it through deep midwicket for four. A single brings Williamson on strike. WICKET! He was dropped in Shami's last over, and now is bowled! Shami gets it right, Williamson backs away and tries to hit it over the slips but is bowled. Corey Anderson comes out to bat. A single to end the over, Anderson gets off the mark.

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    Over 32 - NZ 184/1 (Williamson 65, Guptill 82)

    Four singles from the Ashwin over, a much better over after the expensive over from Shami.

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    Over 31 - NZ 180/1 (Williamson 63, Guptill 80)

    Shami comes back into the attack. Williamson hits a four through the covers, a single to Williamson, he is dropped at silly mid on by Raina. Guptill hits it straight down the ground for six, brilliant shot. Four, Guptill hits it through long on for four to end the over. 15 runs from the over.

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    Over 30 - NZ 165/1 (Williamson 58, Guptill 70)

    Ashwin takes a single from the first ball, a couple of runs to backward square for a couple of runs. Two singles to end the over. New Zealand 165 for 1.

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    Over 29 - NZ 160/1 (Williamson 56, Guptill 67)

    Aaron starts his second over of this spell. Williamson hits it for a one-bounce four through mid on. A couple of runs to end the over, Aaron is being expensive in the middle overs.

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    Over 28 - NZ 153/1 (Williamson 51, Guptill 65)

    Ashwin comes back into the attack, three singles from the over, New Zealand going at 5.46 runs per over. Williamson gets his 50 in 62 balls.

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    Over 27 - NZ 150/1 (Williamson 49, Guptill 64)

    Dhoni brings Aaron back into the attack, Williamson takes a single on the leg side. Guptill clips it away for four through square leg. Four from Guptill to end the over, New Zealand 150 for 1.

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    Over 26 - NZ 139/1 (Williamson 47, Guptill 55)

    Raina starts his second over, Guptill takes a single to bring Williamson on strike. Williamson pushes it to fine leg for four, a single to follow. New Zealand 139 for 1, going at 5.34 per over.

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    Over 25 - NZ 131/1 (Williamson 42, Guptill 52)

    A single to start the over and then Guptill hits it through fine leg for four, he brings his 50 up in style. Three singles to end the over, New Zealand 131 for 1.

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    Over 24 - NZ 123/1 (Williamson 40, Guptill 46)

    Dhoni brings Raina into the attack, four singles from the over, good start for Raina.

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    Over 23 - NZ 119/1 (Williamson 38, Guptill 44)

    Just a couple of singles from the over, good over from Jadeja after an expensive last over.

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    Over 22 - NZ 117/1 (Williamson 37, Guptill 43)

    Spinners bowling quick overs for India, Ashwin is hit for a six over extra cover, Williamson joins the action. 10 runs from the over, New Zealand go past 100.

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    Over 20 - NZ 99/1 (Williamson 27, Guptill 35)

    A single to start the over and then Guptill hits it over extra cover for four. Seven runs from the over in the end, New Zealand get to 99 for 1.

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    Over 19 - NZ 96/1 (Williamson 24, Guptill 35)

    A couple of runs to start the over, Guptill hits it behind point for a couple. A couple of singles to end the over, four from it.

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    Over 18 - NZ 92/1 (Williamson 23, Guptill 32)

    A couple of singles to start the over, and then Williamson sweeps to backward square leg for four. First boundary in 6 overs for New Zealand.

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    Over 17 - NZ 84/1 (Williamson 17, Guptill 30)

    Three singles from the over, the spinners have slowed the run rate below 5 per over.

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    Over 16 - NZ 81/1 (Williamson 15, Guptill 29)

    Three singles from the over from Ashwin, New Zealand 81 for 1.

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    Over 15 - NZ 78/1 (Williamson 13, Guptill 28)

    Three singles from the over, Jadeja bowls a tidy over.

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    Over 14 - NZ 75/1 (Williamson 11, Guptill 27)

    Ashwin comes into the attack, Dhoni looking to control the run flow using spinners. A couple of runs from the over.

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    Over 13 - NZ 73/1 (Williamson 10, Guptill 26)

    A couple of singles and then Williamson cuts it to third man for a couple of runs to end the over.

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    Over 12 - NZ 68/1 (Williamson 7, Guptill 24)

    A wide down leg side to start Aaron's third over. Guptill drives it through extra cover for four. Then Guptill takes a single to rotate strike. Seven runs from the over.

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    Over 11 - NZ 61/1 (Williamson 7, Guptill 19)

    Jadeja comes into the attack, Dhoni introducing spin in the 11th over. Four singles from the over, New Zealand 61 for 1.

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    Over 10 - NZ 57/1 (Williamson 5, Guptill 18)

    Guptill takes a couple of runs behind square and then a single to end the over.

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    Over 9 - NZ 53/1 (Williamson 5, Guptill 14)

    A good over from Kumar, just a couple of runs from it.

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    Over 8 - NZ 51/1 (Williamson 3, Guptill 13)

    Aaron comes into the attack. A couple of singles to start the over and then a wide from Aaron. Tidy over from Aaron, six runs from it.

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    Over 7 - NZ 45/1 (Williamson 2, Guptill 9)

    A wide down leg, Kumar bowls a wide. Two runs from the over, New Zealand 45 for 1 after 7 overs.

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    Over 6 - NZ 43/1 (Williamson 2, Guptill 9)

    New Zealand keep the momentum going, Guptill glances it to the fine leg boundary, given leg byes. Six runs from the over.

  • Over 5 - NZ 37/1 (Williamson 1, Guptill 9)

    Ryder opens the face of his bat and hits it through point for four. WICKET! bowled him, Bhuvi gets the first wicket, Ryder falls for 20. Williamson is the new man in.

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    Over 4 - NZ 32/0 (Ryder 16, Guptill 9)

    Ryder starts the over with a swat through extra cover for four. Shami bowls it too straight and Ryder pushes it to fine leg for four more. Another flick to fine leg for a single. Good come back from Bhuvi, New Zealand 32 for no loss after 4 overs.

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    Over 3 - NZ 23/0 (Ryder 7, Guptill 9)

    A good start from New Zealand, India searching for their first wicket. Guptill pads it away for a leg bye. Ryder edges it outside off for four to third man, a single to end the over. Six runs from the over, New Zealand 23 for no loss.

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    Over 2 - NZ 17/0 (Ryder 2, Guptill 9)

    Ryder takes a single to start the over, tucked away behind square for a single. A couple more singles, Shami starts the bowling from the other end. Five wides, Shami gets the wide really wrong, goes over the keeper's head for four.

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    Over 1 - NZ 8/0 (Ryder 0, Guptill 8)

    Guptill cuts the first ball of the innings away for four. A glance down to fine leg for four, 8 runs from the first over.

  • Toss

    India won the toss and elected to bowl first. Hamish Bennett comes in for Kyle Mills and Varun Aaron replaces Ishant Sharma.