Videocon Triangular Series, 2005 / Commentary

Videocon Triangular Series - 1st match

Zimbabwe v New Zealand

New Zealand won by 192 runs

Match State: Match start scheduled for 9.30am local time (7.30am GMT) Good Morning all for the Videocon Triangular Series between New Zealand, Zimbabwe and India And today is the first match between Zimbabwe and New Zealand, being played at Bulawayo News from the middle is that there will be a half an hour delay because of damp spots on the pitch Match State: Delay - Damp Pitch Match State: Match start Delayed due to damp pitch - Next inspection at 10:00 local time (8.30am GMT) Match State: Match start Delayed due to damp pitch, Next inspection at 10:00 local time (8.30am GMT) Match State: Match start Delayed due to damp pitch, Next inspection at 10:00 local time (8:30am GMT) Match State: Match start Delayed due to dam pitch, next inspection at (8:00 GMT) Match State: Match start Delayed due to damp pitch, next inspection at (8:00 GMT) Match State: Match start Delayed due to damp pitch Match State: Match start delayed due to damp pitch Hello and welcome back, a good news is that play is about to start in 10 minutes Zimbabwe have won the toss and have elected to bowl first two slips and a gully in place

0.1

Streak to Vincent, no run, pushed to cover

0.2

Streak to Vincent, FOUR, width outside the off stump and Vincent smashes it away to the backward point boundary

0.3

Streak to Vincent, no run, left alone for the keeper

0.4

Streak to Vincent, FOUR, again width offered outside the off stump and Vincent takes full toll

0.5

Streak to Vincent, no run

0.6

Streak to Vincent, no run

End of over 1 (8 runs) New Zealand 8/0
L Vincent    8* (6b 2x4)      HH Streak    1-0-8-0
SP Fleming    0* (0b)     

1.1

Mahwire to Fleming, no run

1.2

Mahwire to Fleming, 1 run, pushed away wide of the point fielder, quicker single and Fleming is off the mark

1.3

Mahwire to Vincent, no run

1.4

Mahwire to Vincent, SIX, shot! pitched up in the slot outside the off stump and Vincent lofts it away handsomely over the long-off fence, top shot that

1.5

Mahwire to Vincent, FOUR, four more! this time it is pitched up and wide outside the off stump, Vincent finds the gap between the cover fielder, New Zealand off to a terrific start here

1.6

Mahwire to Vincent, FOUR, short ball and Vincent pulls it away to the midwicket fence

End of over 2 (15 runs) New Zealand 23/0
L Vincent    22* (10b 4x4 1x6)      NB Mahwire    1-0-15-0
SP Fleming    1* (2b)     

2.1

Streak to Fleming, 2 runs, on leg stump, turned to fine leg for couple of runs

2.2

Streak to Fleming, 1 leg bye, on leg stump, off the pads to fine leg

2.3

Streak to Vincent, no run, short in length, outside off, left alone

2.4

Streak to Vincent, no run, again just outside off and swings away, left alone

2.5

Streak to Vincent, no run, on off stump, leans well forward and drives it to cover fielder

2.6

Streak to Vincent, 1 run, full in length and swings in a bit, tries to defend it, inner edge onto pads and goes to leg side, run a quick single

End of over 3 (4 runs) New Zealand 27/0
L Vincent    23* (14b 4x4 1x6)      HH Streak    2-0-11-0
SP Fleming    3* (4b)     

3.1

Mahwire to Vincent, 1 run, short and wide outside off, cuts it to third man

3.2

Mahwire to Fleming, no run, short and wide outside off,l eft alone

3.3

Mahwire to Fleming, FOUR, short in length, on leg stump, pulled away to long leg for four

3.4

Mahwire to Fleming, no run, full in length, on lg stump, drives it to mid-on

3.5

Mahwire to Fleming, no run, on off stump, drives it to cover

New Zealand full substitute: DL Vettori (unused). Zimbabwe full substitute: CK Coventry (unused).

3.6

Mahwire to Fleming, 1 run, on leg stump, worked away to leg side

End of over 4 (6 runs) New Zealand 33/0
SP Fleming    8* (9b 1x4)      NB Mahwire    2-0-21-0
L Vincent    24* (15b 4x4 1x6)     

4.1

Streak to Fleming, 1 leg bye, on lg stump, tries to play it on the on side, off the pads to fine leg

4.2

Streak to Vincent, no run, full in length, on off stump, defends it on the front foot to mid-off

4.3

Streak to Vincent, no run

4.4

Streak to Vincent, FOUR, good length ball, outside off, drives it on the up over the top of cover for four

4.5

Streak to Vincent, no run, inswinger, goes through the gate after brushes the pads to keeper

4.6

Streak to Vincent, no run

End of over 5 (5 runs) New Zealand 38/0
L Vincent    28* (20b 5x4 1x6)      HH Streak    3-0-15-0
SP Fleming    8* (10b 1x4)     

5.1

Mahwire to Fleming, no run, full ball, on off stump, chips it in the air to Ireland at mid-off, who drops a sitter

5.2

Mahwire to Fleming, FOUR, full in length, comes forwrad and drives it to backward point for four

5.3

Mahwire to Fleming, no run

5.4

Mahwire to Fleming, no run, full in length, defends it to cover

5.5

Mahwire to Fleming, no run, on off stump, pushed to mid-off

5.6

Mahwire to Fleming, 1 run, outside off, guides it to third man region for a single

End of over 6 (5 runs) New Zealand 43/0
SP Fleming    13* (16b 2x4)      NB Mahwire    3-0-26-0
L Vincent    28* (20b 5x4 1x6)     

6.1

Streak to Fleming, no run, on leg stump, turned to square leg

6.2

Streak to Fleming, 2 runs, short and wide outside off, cuts it to backward point for couple of runs

6.3

Streak to Fleming, no run

6.4

Streak to Fleming, SIX, short in length, quickly goes back and pulls it away over the square leg fence for a six!

6.5

Streak to Fleming, no run, pitches in line and swings in, hits on the pads, missing leg stump, shout for lbw declines

6.6

Streak to Fleming, 1 run, on leg stump, flicked away to long leg

End of over 7 (9 runs) New Zealand 52/0
SP Fleming    22* (22b 2x4 1x6)      HH Streak    4-0-24-0
L Vincent    28* (20b 5x4 1x6)     

7.1

Mahwire to Fleming, no run, full ball, on off stump, drives it down the ground to mid-off

7.2

Mahwire to Fleming, SIX, bang! comes down the wicket and picks it from outside off and puts in style over deep midwicket fence for the maximum!

7.3

Mahwire to Fleming, FOUR, just outside off, leans well forward and drives it in the gap between point and cover for four more

7.4

Mahwire to Fleming, 1 run, short in length, on le stump, pulled away straight to long leg fielder

7.5

Mahwire to Vincent, FOUR, Shot! full in length, on off stump, drives it through the line to deep cover for four

7.6

Mahwire to Vincent, no run, again overpitched, driven to cover again but this time straight to short cover fielder

End of over 8 (15 runs) New Zealand 67/0
L Vincent    32* (22b 6x4 1x6)      NB Mahwire    4-0-41-0
SP Fleming    33* (26b 3x4 2x6)     

8.1

Streak to Fleming, FOUR, just outside off, tries to cut it, edges it just wide of slip to third man region for four

8.2

Streak to Fleming, 1 run, on leg stump, turned to short midwicket, ran for the quick single, fielder missed the stumps, another chance went down, Masakadza was the fielder

8.3

Streak to Vincent, no run

8.4

Streak to Vincent, 1 run, short in length, on lg stump, turned to leg side

8.5

Streak to Fleming, FOUR, slower ball, on leg stump, nicely timed drive to deep midwicket and beat the fielder for four

8.6

Streak to Fleming, no run, on leg stump, inside onto pads and goes to leg side, Vincent watns a single, slight hesitation between the batsmen and no damage done at the end, Vincent was back in time

Blignaut replaces expensive Mahwire

End of over 9 (10 runs) New Zealand 77/0
SP Fleming    42* (30b 5x4 2x6)      HH Streak    5-0-34-0
L Vincent    33* (24b 6x4 1x6)     

9.1

Blignaut to Vincent, no run, full in length, drives it back to bowler

9.2

Blignaut to Vincent, SIX, short and bang! smashed away all the way over deep midwicket fence on the roof for a big six!

9.3

Blignaut to Vincent, 1 run, full in length, on leg stump, defends it to mid-on with soft hands and run a single

9.4

Blignaut to Fleming, no run, on off stump, pushed to point

9.5

Blignaut to Fleming, no run, on off stump, driven to cover, filder dive full length and save couple of runs

9.6

Blignaut to Fleming, no run, short in length, outside off, guides it to gully

That's the end of 1st Powerplay Ireland on

End of over 10 (7 runs) New Zealand 84/0
SP Fleming    42* (33b 5x4 2x6)      AM Blignaut    1-0-7-0
L Vincent    40* (27b 6x4 2x6)     

10.1

Ireland to Vincent, 1 run, on leg stump, turned to deep midwicket

10.2

Ireland to Fleming, 1 wide, down the leg side

10.2

Ireland to Fleming, 1 run, inswinger, on off stump, defends it to off side and run a quick single

10.3

Ireland to Vincent, 1 run

10.4

Ireland to Fleming, 1 run

10.5

Ireland to Vincent, no run

10.6

Ireland to Vincent, no run

End of over 11 (5 runs) New Zealand 89/0
L Vincent    42* (31b 6x4 2x6)      AJ Ireland    1-0-5-0
SP Fleming    44* (35b 5x4 2x6)     

11.1

Blignaut to Fleming, 1 run, full in length, from round the wicket, drives it to deep cover

11.2

Blignaut to Vincent, no run, inswinger, from wide of the crease, tries to play it on the on side, off the pads to leg side, Blignaut runs across and stops the single

11.3

Blignaut to Vincent, no run, slower ball, on target, watchfully played back to bowler

11.4

Blignaut to Vincent, 2 runs, full in length, on off stump, drives it on the up, in the air and wide of mid-off fielder for couple of runs

11.5

Blignaut to Vincent, no run, on target, defended to off side

11.6

Blignaut to Vincent, 1 run, on leg stump, turned to fine leg

End of over 12 (4 runs) New Zealand 93/0
L Vincent    45* (36b 6x4 2x6)      AM Blignaut    2-0-11-0
SP Fleming    45* (36b 5x4 2x6)     

12.1

Ireland to Vincent, 1 run, on off stump, pushed to mid-off for a quick single

12.2

Ireland to Fleming, 1 wide, short and wide down the leg side, pulls and misses

12.2

Ireland to Fleming, 1 run, on leg stump, wroked away to backward square leg for a single

12.3

Ireland to Vincent, 1 run, short and wide outside off, cuts and edges it to third man region, Blignaut dives and save three runs

12.4

Ireland to Fleming, no run

12.5

Ireland to Fleming, no run, good length ball, outside off and gets some extra bounce, plays and misses

12.6

Ireland to Fleming, no run, again good length ball, again uneven and nasty bounce, tries to play it on the on side, hits on the body!

Match State: Drinks

End of over 13 (4 runs) New Zealand 97/0
SP Fleming    46* (40b 5x4 2x6)      AJ Ireland    2-0-9-0
L Vincent    47* (38b 6x4 2x6)     

13.1

Blignaut to Vincent, no run

13.2

Blignaut to Vincent, FOUR, slower ball, on lg stump, flicks it away to beat the short fine leg fielder and gets his 5th ODI fifty

2nd Powerplay is on straight after the drinks break

13.3

Blignaut to Vincent, no run

13.4

Blignaut to Vincent, SIX, short ball, beautifully pulled away over the deep midwicket fence for a big six!

13.5

Blignaut to Vincent, 1 run, on off stump, pushed to cover

13.6

Blignaut to Fleming, 1 run, short in length, from round the wicket, nips bakc a bit, guides it to third man region

End of over 14 (12 runs) New Zealand 109/0
SP Fleming    47* (41b 5x4 2x6)      AM Blignaut    3-0-23-0
L Vincent    58* (43b 7x4 3x6)     

14.1

Ireland to Fleming, no run

14.2

Ireland to Fleming, no run, full ball, on off stump, pushed to point

14.3

Ireland to Fleming, no run, full toss, pushed to mid-off

14.4

Ireland to Fleming, 1 run, on leg stump, turned to leg side

14.5

Ireland to Vincent, 2 runs, full ball, on off stump, drive sit over the top of covers for couple more

14.6

Ireland to Vincent, no run

End of over 15 (3 runs) New Zealand 112/0
L Vincent    60* (45b 7x4 3x6)      AJ Ireland    3-0-12-0
SP Fleming    48* (45b 5x4 2x6)     

15.1

Blignaut to Fleming, 1 run, on leg stump, tucked awya to leg side

15.2

Blignaut to Vincent, 1 wide, well down the leg side, Taibu dives and save a certain four

15.2

Blignaut to Vincent, FOUR, slower ball, on off stump, drives it to in front of point for four

15.3

Blignaut to Vincent, 1 run, on leg stump, turned to leg side

15.4

Blignaut to Fleming, no run

15.5

Blignaut to Fleming, no run

15.6

Blignaut to Fleming, 1 run, outside off, guides it to third man region and gets his 50!

End of over 16 (8 runs) New Zealand 120/0
SP Fleming    50* (49b 5x4 2x6)      AM Blignaut    4-0-31-0
L Vincent    65* (47b 8x4 3x6)     

16.1

Ireland to Fleming, no run

16.2

Ireland to Fleming, 1 leg bye, off the pads to leg side

16.3

Ireland to Vincent, FOUR, short ball, on leg stump, pulled away to long leg for four

16.4

Ireland to Vincent, 1 run, guides it to third man

16.5

Ireland to Fleming, no run

16.6

Ireland to Fleming, 1 wide

16.6

Ireland to Fleming, 1 run, full ball, on off stump, tries to drive it, leading edge to front of point for a single

End of over 17 (8 runs) New Zealand 128/0
SP Fleming    51* (53b 5x4 2x6)      AJ Ireland    4-0-19-0
L Vincent    70* (49b 9x4 3x6)     

17.1

Blignaut to Fleming, no run, on target, defends it back to bowler

17.2

Blignaut to Fleming, 2 runs, from wide of the crease, angling towards his pads, flicks it away to deep midwicket for couple

17.3

Blignaut to Fleming, SIX, short ball, on leg stump, played a lovely pull shot, went all the way over long leg fence for a six, super shot!

17.4

Blignaut to Fleming, 1 run, just outside off, tries to cut it, bottom edge hard into the ground, run a quick single, Taibu fails to pick up the ball

17.5

Blignaut to Vincent, no run, short in length, on leg stump, tries to play it on the on side, off the pads to keeper, shout for caught behind, declines

17.6

Blignaut to Vincent, FOUR, slower, short and wide outside off, Vincent smacks it away to deep point region and ends the 2nd Powerplay in style!

Ewing on

End of over 18 (13 runs) New Zealand 141/0
L Vincent    74* (51b 10x4 3x6)      AM Blignaut    5-0-44-0
SP Fleming    60* (57b 5x4 3x6)     

18.1

Ewing to Fleming, no run, tossed up, pushed to cover

18.2

Ewing to Fleming, no run, again arm ball, on leg stump, pushed to cover

18.3

Ewing to Fleming, no run, again flatter one on leg stump, off the pads to leg side

18.4

Ewing to Fleming, 1 run, full ball, driven down the ground to long-on

18.5

Ewing to Vincent, no run, on leg stump, sweeps it to short fine leg

18.6

Ewing to Vincent, no run, turned to leg side

Spin from both end, Utseya on

End of over 19 (1 run) New Zealand 142/0
L Vincent    74* (53b 10x4 3x6)      GM Ewing    1-0-1-0
SP Fleming    61* (61b 5x4 3x6)     

19.1

Utseya to Fleming, no run, on leg stump, swept away to short fine leg

19.2

Utseya to Fleming, no run

19.3

Utseya to Fleming, (no ball) 1 run, on leg stump, chips it down the ground to long-on

19.3

Utseya to Vincent, 1 run, tosses up, uses his feet and drives it to wide of long-off

19.4

Utseya to Fleming, 1 run, on leg stump, chips it in the air to deep midwicket, just short of fielder

19.5

Utseya to Vincent, 1 run, tosses up, outside off, sweeps it well to deep square leg for a single only

19.6

Utseya to Fleming, 1 run, comes down the wicket and drives it to deep midwicket

End of over 20 (6 runs) New Zealand 148/0
SP Fleming    64* (66b 5x4 3x6)      P Utseya    1-0-6-0
L Vincent    76* (55b 10x4 3x6)     

20.1

Ewing to Fleming, 1 run, came down the tack and driven to long-on, missfielded but recover it well

20.2

Ewing to Vincent, 1 run, turned to leg side

20.3

Ewing to Fleming, no run

20.4

Ewing to Fleming, 1 run, driven to long-on

20.5

Ewing to Vincent, no run, on leg stump, turned to short midwicket

20.6

Ewing to Vincent, 2 runs, full ball, on off stump, driven down the ground to long-off, missfielded again, batsmen back for the 2nd run, throw was better after missfield, shout for runout, tv call,ed replay showed Vincent was well in

End of over 21 (5 runs) New Zealand 153/0
L Vincent    79* (58b 10x4 3x6)      GM Ewing    2-0-6-0
SP Fleming    66* (69b 5x4 3x6)     

21.1

Utseya to Fleming, SIX, tossed up, came down the wicket and lofted it way over long-off fence for a big six!

This is the best opening partnership for New Zealand against Zimbabwe ball has lost and new box of balls coming out to middle

21.2

Utseya to Fleming, (no ball) 1 run, on leg stump, worked away to leg side for an easy single

21.2

Utseya to Vincent, 1 run, on leg stump, turned to backward square leg for an easy single

21.3

Utseya to Fleming, 1 run, comes down the wicket, Utseya fires it on leg stump, flicks it away to leg side

21.4

Utseya to Vincent, no run, pushed back to bowler

21.5

Utseya to Vincent, FOUR, tossed up, on off stump, down on one knee and swept away in the gap between long leg and midwicket for four, top shot and great placement

21.6

Utseya to Vincent, no run

End of over 22 (14 runs) New Zealand 167/0
L Vincent    84* (62b 11x4 3x6)      P Utseya    2-0-20-0
SP Fleming    74* (72b 5x4 4x6)     

22.1

Ewing to Fleming, 1 run, driven to long-on

22.2

Ewing to Vincent, 1 run, came down the wicket and driven down the ground to long-on

22.3

Ewing to Fleming, FOUR, tossed up, came down the wicket, inside out and driven hard in the gap betwen cover and extra cover for four, top shot!

22.4

Ewing to Fleming, 1 run, driven to long-on

22.5

Ewing to Vincent, no run, pushed back to bowler

22.6

Ewing to Vincent, 1 run, another single down the ground to long-on

End of over 23 (8 runs) New Zealand 175/0
L Vincent    86* (65b 11x4 3x6)      GM Ewing    3-0-14-0
SP Fleming    80* (75b 6x4 4x6)     

23.1

Utseya to Vincent, no run

23.2

Utseya to Vincent, 2 runs, short in length, outside off, drives it off the back-foot to deep cover for couple

23.3

Utseya to Vincent, 1 run, again driven down the ground to long-on

23.4

Utseya to Fleming, no run, short in length, gets some turn, outside off, guides it to gully

23.5

Utseya to Fleming, 1 run, came down the wicket, chekced his shot and turned to deep midwicket

23.6

Utseya to Vincent, no run, tossed up, pushed back to bowler

End of over 24 (4 runs) New Zealand 179/0
L Vincent    89* (69b 11x4 3x6)      P Utseya    3-0-24-0
SP Fleming    81* (77b 6x4 4x6)     

24.1

Ewing to Fleming, FOUR, Great shot and excellent placement! tosses up, uses his feet and drives it in the gap between long-off and extra cover for four

24.2

Ewing to Fleming, no run

24.3

Ewing to Fleming, 1 run, driven to long-on

24.4

Ewing to Vincent, 1 run, on leg stump, turned to leg side

24.5

Ewing to Fleming, no run, just outside off, guides it to gully

24.6

Ewing to Fleming, 1 run, full ball, driven down the ground to long-off

End of over 25 (7 runs) New Zealand 186/0
SP Fleming    87* (82b 7x4 4x6)      GM Ewing    4-0-21-0
L Vincent    90* (70b 11x4 3x6)     

25.1

Utseya to Fleming, 1 run, tossed up, pushed to long-off

25.2

Utseya to Vincent, 2 runs, played with the spin to leg side and ran a single, poor throw cost an over throw

25.3

Utseya to Vincent, 1 run, on leg stump, goes for the sweep shot, top edge just over streak at short fine leg

25.4

Utseya to Fleming, 1 run

25.5

Utseya to Vincent, 1 run, driven to long-on

25.6

Utseya to Fleming, no run, faster ball, pushed abck to bowler

Streak back on Powerplay number 3 is on

End of over 26 (6 runs) New Zealand 192/0
SP Fleming    89* (85b 7x4 4x6)      P Utseya    4-0-30-0
L Vincent    94* (73b 11x4 3x6)     

26.1

Streak to Vincent, no run, full ball, swings in, drives it to short midwicket

26.2

Streak to Vincent, no run, full ball, yorker length, drives and misstimes it back to bowler

26.3

Streak to Vincent, no run, short in length, outside off, cuts and misses, extra bounce beats him

26.4

Streak to Vincent, no run, again lovely delivery, just outside off and moves away, plays and misses

26.5

Streak to Vincent, no run, on off stump, nips back in, defends it to cover

26.6

Streak to Vincent, 1 run, full bal, drives it to mid-on and run a quick single

Ireland back on

End of over 27 (1 run) New Zealand 193/0
L Vincent    95* (79b 11x4 3x6)      HH Streak    6-0-35-0
SP Fleming    89* (85b 7x4 4x6)     

27.1

Ireland to Vincent, no run, good length ball and swings in, inside edge onto pads, shout for lbw, declines

27.2

Ireland to Vincent, SIX, Bang! what a way to gets his 1st ODI 100!, full in length, on leg stump, drives it in the air and over the top of deep midwicket for a six, top shot and excellent batting!

27.3

Ireland to Vincent, 1 run, just outside off, opens the face of the bat and runs it down to third man

27.4

Ireland to Fleming, FOUR, on lg stump, chips it in the air over the top of mid-on for four

27.5

Ireland to Fleming, OUT, full ball, on off stump, tries to chip it over mid-off, Streak jumps up and takes a good catch, Zimbabwe gets the break-through finally, skipper goes 7 short of 100!

SP Fleming c Streak b Ireland 93 (121m 87b 8x4 4x6) SR: 106.89

McMillan walks in to bat

27.6

Ireland to McMillan, no run, good length ball, defends it to off side

End of over 28 (11 runs) New Zealand 204/1
CD McMillan    0* (1b)      AJ Ireland    5-0-30-1
L Vincent    102* (82b 11x4 4x6)     

28.1

Streak to Vincent, 1 run, on leg stump, flicks it awya to deep midwicket

28.2

Streak to McMillan, 1 run, short in length, on lg stump, tucked away to leg side for an easy single

28.3

Streak to Vincent, FOUR, full ball, on off stump, hits throug the line, mid-off is up and ball sails over his head, one bounce over the long-off fence

28.4

Streak to Vincent, no run

28.5

Streak to Vincent, no run, full in length, pushed to mid-off

28.6

Streak to Vincent, no run, full in length, drives it to mid-off

That's the end of 3rd Powerplay

End of over 29 (6 runs) New Zealand 210/1
L Vincent    107* (87b 12x4 4x6)      HH Streak    7-0-41-0
CD McMillan    1* (2b)     

29.1

Ireland to McMillan, FOUR, on middle and leg stump, heaved away over midwicket for four

29.2

Ireland to McMillan, 1 run, on leg stump, tucked away to leg side

29.3

Ireland to Vincent, FOUR, short ball, on leg stump, pulled away to just wide of long leg fielder for four

29.4

Ireland to Vincent, no run, full in length, on off stump, defends it back to bowler

29.5

Ireland to Vincent, no run, short in length, pushed to point

29.6

Ireland to Vincent, 1 run, full ball, on off stump, drivent down the ground to long-off

Ewing back on

End of over 30 (10 runs) New Zealand 220/1
L Vincent    112* (91b 13x4 4x6)      AJ Ireland    6-0-40-1
CD McMillan    6* (4b 1x4)     

30.1

Ewing to Vincent, SIX, tossed up, came down the wicket and lofted it down the ground over long-on fence for a big six

30.2

Ewing to Vincent, 1 run, swept away to long leg

30.3

Ewing to McMillan, 1 run, again on leg stump, turned to long leg

30.4

Ewing to Vincent, no run, full ball, drives it back to bowler

30.5

Ewing to Vincent, 1 run, misstimed heave to long leg

30.6

Ewing to McMillan, 1 run, faster ball, on leg stump, turned to long leg for another single

Mahwire back on

End of over 31 (10 runs) New Zealand 230/1
CD McMillan    8* (6b 1x4)      GM Ewing    5-0-31-0
L Vincent    120* (95b 13x4 5x6)     

31.1

Mahwire to McMillan, 1 leg bye, off the pads to off side

31.2

Mahwire to Vincent, no run, short in length, outside off, cuts and misses

31.3

Mahwire to Vincent, 2 runs, full ball, on leg stump, drives it to deep midwicket, Taylor runs from long-on and makes a sliding save

31.4

Mahwire to Vincent, 1 run, drives it in the air just wide of extra cover fielder

31.5

Mahwire to McMillan, no run, slower ball, outside off, pulls and misses

31.6

Mahwire to McMillan, FOUR, full ball, on leg stump, flicks it away over the had of short fine leg fielder for four, easy pickings!

End of over 32 (8 runs) New Zealand 238/1
CD McMillan    12* (9b 2x4)      NB Mahwire    5-0-48-0
L Vincent    123* (98b 13x4 5x6)     

32.1

Ewing to Vincent, no run, full and fast on leg stump, from round the wikcet, heave and inner edge to short fine leg

32.2

Ewing to Vincent, 1 run, on leg stump, sweeps it to short fine leg

32.3

Ewing to McMillan, 1 run, pushed to long-off

32.4

Ewing to Vincent, no run

32.5

Ewing to Vincent, 2 wides, full and down the leg side, sweeps and misses

32.5

Ewing to McMillan, 1 run, on leg stump, turned to deep midwicket

32.6

Ewing to Vincent, FOUR, again on leg stump, paddles it around the corner and beat the short fine leg fielder for four

End of over 33 (9 runs) New Zealand 247/1
L Vincent    128* (102b 14x4 5x6)      GM Ewing    6-0-40-0
CD McMillan    14* (11b 2x4)     

33.1

Mahwire to McMillan, FOUR, slightly short in length, pulled away just over the hand of short midwicket fielder for four

33.2

Mahwire to McMillan, FOUR, full toss, on leg stump, nicely put away to deep midwicket for four more, poor bowling and excellent batting!

33.3

Mahwire to McMillan, 1 run, pushed to cover

33.4

Mahwire to Vincent, 3 runs, short ball, outside off, cuts it beautifully to backward point, Ewing runs from third man, dives full length and save one run

33.5

Mahwire to McMillan, FOUR, full ball, on off stump, inside out and drives it to extra cover for four more

33.6

Mahwire to McMillan, FOUR, Poor stuff from Mahwire, full outside leg stump, McMillan helps it on the way over short fine leg another four

End of over 34 (20 runs) New Zealand 267/1
CD McMillan    31* (16b 6x4)      NB Mahwire    6-0-68-0
L Vincent    131* (103b 14x4 5x6)     

34.1

Ewing to Vincent, SIX, full toss, on leg stump, Vincent put it in style way over deep midwicket fence for a six

34.2

Ewing to Vincent, 1 run, driven to long-on

34.3

Ewing to McMillan, 1 run, full ball, on leg stump, turned to short midwicket

34.4

Ewing to Vincent, 1 run, full ball, drives it in the air down the ground to long-on, just short of fielder

34.5

Ewing to McMillan, FOUR, on leg stump, uses the pace and sweeps it to fine leg for four more

34.6

Ewing to McMillan, no run, full in length, drives it back to bowler

Blignaut back on

End of over 35 (13 runs) New Zealand 280/1
CD McMillan    36* (19b 7x4)      GM Ewing    7-0-53-0
L Vincent    139* (106b 14x4 6x6)     

35.1

Blignaut to Vincent, 1 run, on leg stump, turned to fine leg

35.2

Blignaut to McMillan, 1 run, just outside off, tries to pull it, inside edge onto pads and goes to keeper, Taibu underarm throw hits the stumps, batsmen takes a single

35.3

Blignaut to Vincent, SIX, on leg stump, big heave on the on side, misstimes it but enough bat and ball goes to fine leg for a six!

35.4

Blignaut to Vincent, SIX, inswinger, on leg stump, gives himself some room and heaves it away over the top of midwicket fence for another six and gts his 150 in style!

35.5

Blignaut to Vincent, 1 run

35.6

Blignaut to McMillan, 2 leg byes

End of over 36 (17 runs) New Zealand 297/1
CD McMillan    37* (21b 7x4)      AM Blignaut    6-0-59-0
L Vincent    153* (110b 14x4 8x6)     

36.1

Utseya to Vincent, SIX, on leg stump, down on one knee and haved away to deep midwicket for another six

36.2

Utseya to Vincent, FOUR, another reverse sweep to third man region for four more!

36.3

Utseya to Vincent, FOUR, on off stump, played a lovely reverse sweep to third man region for four

36.4

Utseya to Vincent, 1 run

36.5

Utseya to McMillan, 2 runs

36.6

Utseya to McMillan, 1 run

End of over 37 (18 runs) New Zealand 315/1
CD McMillan    40* (23b 7x4)      P Utseya    5-0-48-0
L Vincent    168* (114b 16x4 9x6)     

37.1

Blignaut to McMillan, SIX, on leg stump, comes down the wicket and chips it over midwicket for a six

37.2

Blignaut to McMillan, 1 run

37.3

Blignaut to Vincent, 1 run, pushed to cover

37.4

Blignaut to McMillan, 1 run

37.5

Blignaut to Vincent, 1 run

37.6

Blignaut to McMillan, OUT, full ball, comes down the wicket and drives ti in the air to long-off, Mahwire takes a good catch

CD McMillan c Mahwire b Blignaut 47 (38m 26b 7x4 1x6) SR: 180.76

Streak walks in

End of over 38 (10 runs) New Zealand 325/2
     AM Blignaut    7-0-69-1
L Vincent    170* (116b 16x4 9x6)     

38.1

Streak to Cairns, 1 run

38.2

Streak to Vincent, no run

38.3

Streak to Vincent, 1 run

38.4

Streak to Cairns, no run

38.5

Streak to Cairns, FOUR, full ball, on off stump, drives it to extra cover for four

38.6

Streak to Cairns, 1 run

End of over 39 (7 runs) New Zealand 332/2
CL Cairns    6* (4b 1x4)      HH Streak    8-0-48-0
L Vincent    171* (118b 16x4 9x6)     

39.1

Blignaut to Cairns, 1 run

39.2

Blignaut to Vincent, OUT, short ball, pulled awya to deep midwicket, Utseya dived full length and took a lovely catch, a great innings came to qan end!

L Vincent c Utseya b Blignaut 172 (168m 120b 16x4 9x6) SR: 143.33

McCullum is the new batsman

39.3

Blignaut to Cairns, 1 wide

39.3

Blignaut to Cairns, 1 run

39.4

Blignaut to McCullum, FOUR, short ball, cuts it to deep cover for four

39.5

Blignaut to McCullum, 1 leg bye

39.6

Blignaut to Cairns, (no ball) 1 run, short ball, outside off, cuts it to third man region in the hands of keeper, but it was a noball

39.6

Blignaut to McCullum, 2 runs, full ball, drives it down the ground to long-on

End of over 40 (13 runs) New Zealand 345/3
BB McCullum    6* (3b 1x4)      AM Blignaut    8-0-80-2
CL Cairns    9* (7b 1x4)     

40.1

Streak to Cairns, 1 run

40.2

Streak to McCullum, 1 run

40.3

Streak to Cairns, 1 run

40.4

Streak to McCullum, FOUR, short ball, outside off, cuts it to third man

40.5

Streak to McCullum, FOUR, another short ball, outside off, cuts it to thirdman region for four more

40.6

Streak to McCullum, 1 wide, short ball, over the head of the batsman, called a wide

40.6

Streak to McCullum, 1 run, full ball, drives it down the ground to long-off

End of over 41 (13 runs) New Zealand 358/3
BB McCullum    16* (7b 3x4)      HH Streak    9-0-61-0
CL Cairns    11* (9b 1x4)     

41.1

Blignaut to McCullum, FOUR, slower ball, outside off, drives it to deep cover, chase is on and ball wins the race

41.2

Blignaut to McCullum, FOUR, slwoer ball and short in length, gives himself some room, no one in the deep, cuts it to deep cover for four

41.3

Blignaut to McCullum, 1 bye, full ball, down the leg side, tries to chip it over keeper, misses it to keeper, Taibu fumbles cost one run

41.4

Blignaut to Cairns, 3 runs, back of length, cuts it to deep cover for three

41.5

Blignaut to McCullum, FOUR, full in length, outside off, inside out and cracks it away over the top of extra cover for four

41.6

Blignaut to McCullum, 1 run, full ball, driven to long-off

Ireland back on

End of over 42 (17 runs) New Zealand 375/3
BB McCullum    29* (12b 6x4)      AM Blignaut    9-0-96-2
CL Cairns    14* (10b 1x4)     

42.1

Ireland to McCullum, no run

42.2

Ireland to McCullum, FOUR, full in length, comes odwn the wicket and drive sit over the top of covers for four

42.3

Ireland to McCullum, 1 run, good length ball, tries to heave it over midwicket, leading edge falls safely to cover

42.4

Ireland to Cairns, OUT, full in length, goes back and gives himself some room, heves it to long-off, Masakadzad takes a good catch!

CL Cairns c Masakadza b Ireland 14 (22m 11b 1x4 0x6) SR: 127.27

Oram in

42.5

Ireland to McCullum, SIX, full in length, McCullum lofts it over the head of Masakadza at long-on for a six!

42.6

Ireland to McCullum, 1 run, short ball, outside off, cuts it down to third man

Mahwire will bowl the last over

End of over 43 (12 runs) New Zealand 387/4
BB McCullum    41* (17b 7x4 1x6)      AJ Ireland    7-0-52-2
JDP Oram    0* (0b)     

43.1

Mahwire to McCullum, no run, a big swing and a miss, outside off

43.2

Mahwire to McCullum, SIX, full ball, bang, smashed away down the ground to long-off for a smashing six!

43.3

Mahwire to McCullum, 2 runs, full ball, drives it in the air down the ground to long-on, Taylor drops it

43.4

Mahwire to McCullum, 1 run, full toss, driven to long-on and gets his 50!

43.5

Mahwire to Oram, OUT, full ball, on off stump, goes for the big shot, misstimes it and goes way up in the air and Taylor this time takes it with ease!

JDP Oram c Taylor b Mahwire 0 (4m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

43.6

Mahwire to McCullum, 1 run, full ball, on off stump, drives it to extra cover for a single

That's the end of New Zealand innings, set a massive target of 398 runs Please join us again for the Zimbabwe innings after 20 mins Match State: Innings Break hello and welcome back Zimbabwe is about to start their innings Taylor and Carlisle are the openers Bond to bowl

End of over 44 (10 runs) New Zealand 397/5
BB McCullum    51* (22b 7x4 2x6)      NB Mahwire    7-0-78-1
AR Adams    0* (0b)     
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Aug 24, 2005

Heath Streak is bowled for 43, New Zealand v Zimbabwe, August 24, 2005

Heath Streak is bowled for 43

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Aug 24, 2005

Blessing Mahwire lies prostrate after being felled by Jacon Oram, New Zealand v Zimbabwe, August 24, 2005

Blessing Mahwire lies prostrate after being felled

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