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  • 3:45 PM IST

    18.5 Tim Southee to Shreyas Iyer, No run.

  • 3:45 PM IST

    18.4 Tim Southee to Manish Pandey, 1 run, Short in length on off, Pandey plays a controlled pull shot and sends it to deep mid-wicket for a single. 6 needed more!

  • 3:44 PM IST

    18.3 Tim Southee to Shreyas Iyer, 1 run, On the pads and it’s turned behind square leg for a run.

  • 3:43 PM IST

    18.2 Tim Southee to Shreyas Iyer, FOUR, FOUR! Shreyas reaches his fifty, off just 26 balls. His second in this format. Just like Rahul, he also continues with his good form. Fuller length ball around off, angling in, Iyer shuffles across and flicks it over square leg for a boundary.

  • 3:43 PM IST

    18.1 Tim Southee to Shreyas Iyer, SIX, SIX! Clears the short boundary line with ease! Back of a length ball around middle and off, Shreyas camps back and rifles it over long off for a maximum.

  • 3:42 PM IST

    17.6 Hamish Bennett to Shreyas Iyer, 1 run, Chases a wide delivery and gets only a run. Could have left it alone. Hamish slips a length ball down the leg side, Shreyas tries to flick and gets some bat on it. Seifert dives across to his left and parries it towards short fine leg. A single is taken. Good comeback from the bowler after conceding two fours at the start.

  • 3:41 PM IST

    17.5 Hamish Bennett to Manish Pandey, 1 run, Shot! But for just a run. Back of a length ball on middle, Pandey clears his front leg and heaves it to deep square leg for a single.

  • 3:40 PM IST

    17.4 Hamish Bennett to Shreyas Iyer, 1 run, Fuller in length around off, eased down to long on for a run.

  • 3:39 PM IST

    17.3 Hamish Bennett to Shreyas Iyer, no run, Almost edges it behind! Shreyas Iyer makes movement inside the crease to confuse the bowler but Bennett does well to stick to his guns. He delivers it short and in the line of the stumps, Shreyas flays at it and misses.

  • 3:38 PM IST

    17.2 Hamish Bennett to Shreyas Iyer, FOUR, FOUR! Shreyas is finding the gaps superbly! Bennett once again is on the fuller side around off, Iyer moves across the stumps again and whips it to wide long on. 21 needed off 16 balls!

  • 3:38 PM IST

    17.1 Hamish Bennett to Shreyas Iyer, FOUR, FOUR! Bennett begins the over from ’round the wicket and serves a full toss on middle, Shreyas shuffles across the stumps and flicks it sweetly to long leg for a boundary.

  • 3:37 PM IST

    Hamish Bennett is back for another burst.

  • 3:36 PM IST

    16.6 Tim Southee to Shreyas Iyer, 1 run, Brilliant effort from Tickner. Short ball around off, Iyer flays it towards point but Tickner there makes a diving stop to his right. Only a single. 29 needed off the final 18 balls.

  • 3:35 PM IST

    16.5 Tim Southee to Manish Pandey, 1 run, Yorker on on middle, drilled to long on for a single.

  • 3:35 PM IST

    16.4 Tim Southee to Manish Pandey, no run, Slightly short ball on middle, Pandey looks to pull but mistimes it towards long on for a single.

  • 3:34 PM IST

    16.3 Tim Southee to Shreyas Iyer, 1 run, A length ball on middle, Iyer works it towards mid-wicket for a run.

  • 3:33 PM IST

    16.2 Tim Southee to Shreyas Iyer, SIX, SIX! Slammed! A short ball down the leg side from Southee, Iyer goes on the back foot and tonks it over deep square leg for a biggie! Bowler under pressure now.

  • 3:33 PM IST

    16.1 Tim Southee to Manish Pandey, 1 run, Quick single! A full ball around off, Manish hammers it towards mid off off and takes off for the run. The fielder there picks the ball and releases the throw at the non-striker’s end but misses. Wouldn’t have mattered though.

  • 3:32 PM IST

    Tim Southee is back on! 2-0-20-0 from him. The hosts would need him to deliver in his final 2 overs.

  • 3:31 PM IST

    15.6 Ish Sodhi to Manish Pandey, 1 run, Knocks a full ball down to long on for a run. 14 from the over, spoiling Sodhi’s spell somewhat. He ends with 4-0-36-2!

  • 3:31 PM IST

    15.5 Ish Sodhi to Manish Pandey, SIX, SIX! Wow, this one has gone the distance. Pandey shows his full range there. A long hop on middle, Manish swings his bat and dismisses it over mid-wicket for a biggie.

  • 3:30 PM IST

    15.4 Ish Sodhi to Shreyas Iyer, 1 run, A long hop on middle, pulled to deep square leg for a single.

  • 3:30 PM IST

    15.3 Ish Sodhi to Shreyas Iyer, FOUR, FOUR! Connects and connects well! Sodhi drags his length short again and delivers it wide outside off. Shreyas doesn’t miss out this time and whacks it through backward point.

  • 3:29 PM IST

    15.2 Ish Sodhi to Shreyas Iyer, no run, NOT OUT! Once again the batsman is safely inside the crease. Sodhi serves it short and wide outside off, Iyer strides forward to slap it through the line but misses. The keeper collects the ball and takes the bails off in a flash. He appeals and following that the third umpire is referred. The replays shows that Shreyas did drag his back foot outside the crease but had it back in time.

  • 3:29 PM IST

    Shout for a stumping! It has been referred upstairs. Not much excitement shown by Tim Seifert though.

  • 3:28 PM IST

    15.1 Ish Sodhi to Shreyas Iyer, 2 runs, Tossed up ball around middle, Shreyas forces it towards wide long on and collects a couple. These two batsmen are lightning quick between the wickets!

  • 3:27 PM IST

    14.6 Hamish Bennett to Shreyas Iyer, 1 run, Another short ball and another pull shot. A single added to the total as the ball travels to deep mid-wicket. 53 needed off the last 5 overs!

  • 3:26 PM IST

    14.5 Hamish Bennett to Manish Pandey, 1 run, A half tracker on middle, it’s been pulled to deep mid-wicket for a run.

  • 3:26 PM IST

    14.4 Hamish Bennett to Shreyas Iyer, 1 run, The batsman has played it to the point region. They pick up a single.

  • 3:25 PM IST

    14.3 Hamish Bennett to Shreyas Iyer, 2 runs, Turns a length delivery towards wide mid on and scampers back for the second run. Excellent running!

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