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New Zealand vs West Indies, 3rd ODI, West Indies tour of New Zealand 2013-14

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NZ won by 159 runs | New Zealand Vs West Indies Live Score, 3rd ODI

Needless to say, it has been a rip-roaring start to 2014. With New Zealand bouncing back to get on an even keel with the West Indies, the series is hurtling towards an explosive finish. Do join us for the fourth ODI at Nelson on Saturday. Until then, take care, adios.
Corey Anderson: 'Feels, pretty good. We were one down and it's good to win. Out there I was thinking to get singles, construct the innings. But then, I started hitting the boundaries and got going. I actually wasn't aware of the record. I enjoyed batting with Ryder.'
Corey Anderson is the Man of the Match for his record breaking fastest century in ODI cricket.
Brendon McCullum: 'No, we did not (on asked if he had expected play to get underaway today). We were pretty desperate to play. The last couple of games in Queenstown were also rained out. It was great to watch. They deserve all the accolades. It looked a good wicket, we need to get some early momentum. It was an amazing show from the two left-handers, two guys will be proud of their achievements. We managed to get a win, I am grateful. There will be a great crowd as well at Nelson. With the series one all, it will be a great encounter. We know West Indies will bounce back.'
Dwayne Bravo: 'Yeah it was not the way to start the New year. They came out positive, fantastic innings from both (Anderson and Ryder). Nothing I could do as captain when they hit the ball as clean. Most of us thought that there was no chance of getting play, but that's not an excuse. We fancy our chances in T20 but not much we could do today. We have to regroup and be ready for the next game'
In response to New Zealand's gigantic total of 283-4 in a rain-curtailed 21-over shoot-out, West Indies meandered along to 124-5. The merciless blitzkrieg from both Anderson and Ryder sealed the game for the hosts well before West Indies began their chase. Such was the impact of their you-blink-you-miss partnership. Presentation to follow shortly.
Jesse Ryder and Corey Anderson lead the Kiwis off the field and fittingly so. New Zealand storm back into contention in this series. After a lengthy rain delay, Corey Anderson shredded several records en-route to a whirlwind 47-ball-131 with the most notable being him eclipsing Afridi to become the quickest to make a ODI century. Jesse Ryder, also went bersek, carting the hapless West Indies bowlers all over the park to welcome the new year in a mood of revelry.
End of over 21, 11 runs (1 4 . . . 6 )
WI: 124/5
Dwayne Bravo - 56(54) This over: 10 runs
Denesh Ramdin - 1(2) This over: 1 runs
Adam Milne
(2.0 - 0 - 27 - 0)
20.6 Adam Milne to Dwayne Bravo 6
SIX, short and outside off, Bravo carves it uppishly over sweeper cover. Its all over for West Indies. New Zealand open the new year with a big bang!
20.5 Adam Milne to Dwayne Bravo 0
no run, 144 kph short of length delivery slanted across, Bravo drops his wrists and lets it pass to the keeper
20.4 Adam Milne to Dwayne Bravo 0
no run
20.3 Adam Milne to Dwayne Bravo 0
no run, fullish and on middle, Bravo drives off a thickish edge towards mid-wicket
20.2 Adam Milne to Dwayne Bravo 4
FOUR, fullish and outside off, Bravo brings out a square drive with a flourish to the deep extra cover fence. This is Bravo's 9th ODI fifty
50 runs for Dwayne Bravo
20.1 Adam Milne to Denesh Ramdin 1
1 run, short and wide outside off stump, Ramdin guides it to third man
End of over 20, 6 runs (4 . 1 W 1lb . )
WI: 113/5
Dwayne Bravo - 46(49) This over: 5 runs
Denesh Ramdin - 0(1) This over: 0 runs
James Neesham
(4.0 - 0 - 21 - 1)
19.6 James Neesham to Dwayne Bravo 0
no run, slower delivery outside off stump, Bravo swings and misses
19.5 James Neesham to Denesh Ramdin 1lb
leg byes, 1 run, good length delivery down the leg side, Ramdin fails to flick and it rolls to backward square leg

Match details

Toss : West Indies won the toss and elected to field

Umpires : Ranmore Martinesz (Sri Lanka) and Chris Gaffaney (New Zealand)

TV umpire : Ian Gould (England)

Match referee : Chris Broad (England)

Teams

New Zealand : Martin Guptill, Jesse Ryder, Adam Milne, Ross Taylor, Brendon McCullum(c), Corey Anderson, Luke Ronchi(wk), James Neesham, Nathan McCullum, Kyle Mills, Mitchell McClenaghan.

West Indies : Kieran Powell, Johnson Charles, Chadwick Walton, Lendl Simmons, Dwayne Bravo(c), Narsingh Deonarine, Denesh Ramdin(wk), Sunil Narine, Nikita Miller, Jason Holder, Ravi Rampaul.

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