Saturday, January 10, 2009

Vettori and Taylor helps New Zealand draw level

In the third ODI between New Zealand and West Indies played at Wellington,New Zealand won the match by 7 wickets. After New Zealand won the toss,they elected to field first. West Indies were losing wickets at regular intervals from the start of the match. Finally West Indies were bowled out for 128 runs with Chanderpaul top scoring with 45 runs. For New Zealand,Vettori was the most impressive bowler with four wickets in this match. Then in the chase,New Zealand were losing wickets early in the innings with Powell damaging the top order by taking three quick wickets but these efforts did not last longer.Ross Taylor and Daniel Flynn partnership of 89 runs took the game away from West Indies.They scored 129 runs for the loss of three wickets from 20.3 overs. Taylor was the top scorer for New Zealand with 51 runs. By this they beat West Indies by 7 wickets and they level the series 1-1. Vettori won the match of the award for his impressive bowling performance in this match.