Shardul Thakur to Martin Guptill Good ball to end the over but Shardul showing frustration as well. Good length delivery on the stumps. Guptill defends it back to the bowler. Shardul sends a wild throw to the left of keeper. Luckily for Thakur, Rahul is ready and collects it. 13 off the first over.
Shardul Thakur to Martin Guptill WIDE! Shardul misses his line and sprays one down the leg side. Martin looks to flick but misses. Wided by the umpire.
Shardul Thakur to Martin Guptill Very good comeback from Shardul. Much better delivery from him. He goes very full and outside off, Guptill looks to connect but misses.
Shardul Thakur to Martin Guptill SIX! Back-to-back sixes. Two dots and two sixes off the first 4 balls. Thakur bangs it in short around the body. Not a bad ball from him. Guptill goes for the pull, he gets a top edge but it flies over the fine leg fence.
Shardul Thakur to Martin Guptill SIX! New Zealand and Guptill are off the mark in style. First runs of the day and it is a maximum. Length delivery outside off, Guptill goes aerial and lofts it over covers for the first biggie of the game. Expect a lot more of these just like the first T20I.
Shardul Thakur to Martin Guptill Not a lot of swing on this one. It just comes in with the angle. It is on a length on off and middle. Guptill shuffles across and flicks it but finds mid-wicket.
Shardul Thakur to Martin Guptill Shardul starts with a good length delivery right on off pole. A little bit of away swing for the pacer first up. Guptill shows respect to this delivery and defends it with a straight bat to start his innings.