ICC World Cup, 1999 / Commentary

ICC World Cup - 18th match, Group B

New Zealand v West Indies

West Indies won by 7 wickets (with 34 balls remaining)

0.1

Walsh to Horne, no run, outside the off stump and thru to the keeper

0.2

Walsh to Horne, no run, stretching outside the off stump, padded into the covers

0.3

Walsh to Horne, no run, just a poke outside the off stump, into the covers again

0.4

Walsh to Horne, no run, off the pad and onto the on side, what an exciting start to the match this is

0.5

Walsh to Horne, no run, outside the off stump and thru to the keeper again

0.6

Walsh to Horne, no run, stepping back and defended down the wicket

End of over 1 (maiden) New Zealand 0/0
MJ Horne    0* (6b)      CA Walsh    1-1-0-0
NJ Astle    0* (0b)     

1.1

Ambrose to Astle, 2 runs, fantastic start to the game for Astle, inside edge skips past the leg stump and runs down to the fine leg

1.2

Ambrose to Astle, no run

1.3

Ambrose to Astle, no run, larvley ball zipping past the outside edge and thru to the keeper

1.4

Ambrose to Astle, no run, bat raised and left to the keeper, what a novel concept for Astle

1.5

Ambrose to Astle, no run, stretching forward down the wicket

1.6

Ambrose to Astle, OUT, awful defence from a player in awful form, playing the defence down the wrong line, outside edge, easy catch, Astle's world cup horror run continues

NJ Astle c †Jacobs b Ambrose 2 (6m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

End of over 2 (2 runs) New Zealand 2/1
     CEL Ambrose    1-0-2-1
MJ Horne    0* (6b)      CA Walsh    1-1-0-0

2.1

Walsh to Horne, no run

2.2

Walsh to Horne, no run

2.3

Walsh to Horne, 2 runs, flicking thru the cover point area

2.4

Walsh to Horne, no run, bat raised, ball to the keeper outside the off stump

2.5

Walsh to Horne, no run, bat raised high again, in front of the face

2.6

Walsh to Horne, no run, dabbed out onto the on side

End of over 3 (2 runs) New Zealand 4/1
MJ Horne    2* (12b)      CA Walsh    2-1-2-0
CD McMillan    0* (0b)      CEL Ambrose    1-0-2-1

3.1

Ambrose to McMillan, 2 runs, pushing across the line, thru the cover point area

3.2

Ambrose to McMillan, 2 wides, miles to the left of Jacobs, more quality West Indian bowling

3.2

Ambrose to Horne, no run

3.3

Ambrose to Horne, no run

3.4

Ambrose to Horne, no run

3.5

Ambrose to Horne, no run, stretching forward, defending off the stumps and back to the bowler

3.6

Ambrose to Horne, no run, bat raised, ball to the keeper yet again

End of over 4 (4 runs) New Zealand 8/1
MJ Horne    2* (17b)      CEL Ambrose    2-0-6-1
CD McMillan    2* (1b)      CA Walsh    2-1-2-0

4.1

Walsh to McMillan, 1 no ball, outside the off stump

4.1

Walsh to McMillan, 1 no ball, nasty bouncer, Walsh trying to knock his head clean off

4.1

Walsh to McMillan, 3 runs, handy little flick over the mid wicket and into the deep

4.2

Walsh to Horne, no run

4.3

Walsh to Horne, no run, a little dab of defence into the off side

4.4

Walsh to Horne, no run, prodded some more defence to the mid off

4.5

Walsh to Horne, OUT, great shot, I'm in awe of its brilliance, it's not often you see class like this. a sort of cramped half pull shot / half drive from short of a length on the off side. whatever it is, it went down the throat of the wide mid on.

MJ Horne c Lara b Walsh 2 (20m 21b 0x4 0x6) SR: 9.52

4.6

Walsh to Fleming, no run

End of over 5 (5 runs) New Zealand 13/2
SP Fleming    0* (1b)      CA Walsh    3-1-7-1
CD McMillan    5* (4b)      CEL Ambrose    2-0-6-1

5.1

Ambrose to McMillan, 1 run, worked well off the pads behind square

5.2

Ambrose to Fleming, no run, bat raised, ball passes thru to the keeper

5.3

Ambrose to Fleming, no run, tucking off the stumps and direct to the square leg

5.4

Ambrose to Fleming, no run, bat raised, ball zips thru to the keeper

5.5

Ambrose to Fleming, no run

5.6

Ambrose to Fleming, no run, across the left hander, Ambrose bowling well, batsman just doesn't want to play a shot, Horne has obviously scared his fellow NZers too much

End of over 6 (1 run) New Zealand 14/2
SP Fleming    0* (6b)      CEL Ambrose    3-0-7-1
CD McMillan    6* (5b)      CA Walsh    3-1-7-1

6.1

Walsh to McMillan, no run

6.2

Walsh to McMillan, no run

6.3

Walsh to McMillan, 1 run, playing a late deflection to the 3rd man

6.4

Walsh to Fleming, 1 no ball, off the pad and pad, squirting away to the squar eleg

6.4

Walsh to Fleming, no run, dabbing and missing

6.5

Walsh to Fleming, no run, great bowling across the left hander, thru to the keeper

6.6

Walsh to Fleming, no run, seaming into the left ahnder, trying to tempt him to have a dab at it

End of over 7 (2 runs) New Zealand 16/2
SP Fleming    0* (10b)      CA Walsh    4-1-9-1
CD McMillan    7* (8b)      CEL Ambrose    3-0-7-1

7.1

Ambrose to McMillan, no run, defending late off the off stump

7.2

Ambrose to McMillan, no run

7.3

Ambrose to McMillan, no run

7.4

Ambrose to McMillan, no run

7.5

Ambrose to McMillan, 1 wide, wide of the off stump, seaming way away

7.5

Ambrose to McMillan, 1 run, thick edge, runs away thru the gully, 3rd man runs in

7.6

Ambrose to Fleming, no run, defending off the stumps and slightly on the off side

End of over 8 (2 runs) New Zealand 18/2
SP Fleming    0* (11b)      CEL Ambrose    4-0-9-1
CD McMillan    8* (13b)      CA Walsh    4-1-9-1

8.1

Walsh to McMillan, no run, pushing it away onto the on side

8.2

Walsh to McMillan, no run, coming in from outside the off stump, defending it away

8.3

Walsh to McMillan, 1 run, jabbing across the line of ball, it has an adventure down to the 3rd man

8.4

Walsh to Fleming, no run, across the left hander, Fleming plays it in a typical fashion, dabbing at it and mising it

8.5

Walsh to Fleming, no run, thick edge runs away to the diving Adams at backward point

8.6

Walsh to Fleming, no run, playing from outside the off stump direct to the mid wicket

End of over 9 (1 run) New Zealand 19/2
SP Fleming    0* (14b)      CA Walsh    5-1-10-1
CD McMillan    9* (16b)      CEL Ambrose    4-0-9-1

9.1

Ambrose to McMillan, no run, delicately patted to the cover point

9.2

Ambrose to McMillan, no run, defends off the leg stump and down to the mid on

9.3

Ambrose to McMillan, no run, great bounce extracted, inside edge just misses the leg stump

9.4

Ambrose to McMillan, no run, more defence

9.5

Ambrose to McMillan, no run, playing and missing outside the off stump, McMillan having a riot of time trying to smack that thru the covers

9.6

Ambrose to McMillan, 2 runs, lunges at it , cuts thru the gully. more priceless west indian fielding by the 3rd man, he bends over to pick it up but it deflects off his feet and goes very close to the rope

End of over 10 (2 runs) New Zealand 21/2
CD McMillan    11* (22b)      CEL Ambrose    5-0-11-1
SP Fleming    0* (14b)      CA Walsh    5-1-10-1

10.1

King to Fleming, 1 wide, down the leg side and thru to the keeper

10.1

King to Fleming, no run, well defended outside the off stump

10.2

King to Fleming, no run

10.3

King to Fleming, OUT, NZ in anotehr universe compared to their form so far in this tournament, just trying to drive outside the off stump, tiny but clear edge to the keeper

SP Fleming c †Jacobs b King 0 (23m 17b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

10.4

King to Twose, no run

10.5

King to Twose, no run

10.6

King to Twose, no run, defensive

End of over 11 (1 run) New Zealand 22/3
RG Twose    0* (3b)      RD King    1-0-1-1
CD McMillan    11* (22b)      CEL Ambrose    5-0-11-1

11.1

Ambrose to McMillan, no run, dabbed down to the on side

11.2

Ambrose to McMillan, no run

11.3

Ambrose to McMillan, no run

11.4

Ambrose to McMillan, no run

11.5

Ambrose to McMillan, no run

11.6

Ambrose to McMillan, 1 run, down to the 3rd man

End of over 12 (1 run) New Zealand 23/3
CD McMillan    12* (28b)      CEL Ambrose    6-0-12-1
RG Twose    0* (3b)      RD King    1-0-1-1

12.1

King to McMillan, no run

12.2

King to McMillan, no run, big swing and miss outside the off stump

12.3

King to McMillan, no run

12.4

King to McMillan, no run, trying to defend, little footwork, drawing the bat inside the line

12.5

King to McMillan, no run

12.6

King to McMillan, 1 wide

12.6

King to McMillan, 1 run

End of over 13 (2 runs) New Zealand 25/3
CD McMillan    13* (34b)      RD King    2-0-3-1
RG Twose    0* (3b)      CEL Ambrose    6-0-12-1

13.1

Ambrose to McMillan, no run

13.2

Ambrose to McMillan, 1 run

13.3

Ambrose to Twose, no run

13.4

Ambrose to Twose, no run

13.5

Ambrose to Twose, no run

13.6

Ambrose to Twose, no run

End of over 14 (1 run) New Zealand 26/3
RG Twose    0* (7b)      CEL Ambrose    7-0-13-1
CD McMillan    14* (36b)      RD King    2-0-3-1

14.1

King to McMillan, no run

14.2

King to McMillan, 1 wide

14.2

King to McMillan, no run

14.3

King to McMillan, 1 run, flicks off the pads and behind the square leg

14.4

King to Twose, no run, defending off the off stump and to the mid wicket

14.5

King to Twose, no run, just a little dab from outside the off stump and to the covers

14.6

King to Twose, no run, brilliant ball, angling across and then seaming in

End of over 15 (2 runs) New Zealand 28/3
RG Twose    0* (10b)      RD King    3-0-5-1
CD McMillan    15* (39b)      CEL Ambrose    7-0-13-1

15.1

Ambrose to McMillan, no run, chopping at it from outside the off stump and towards the covers

15.2

Ambrose to McMillan, no run, waving the bat at it, disgusting shot, pushing at it like a little brother pushing his big brother away, head down, arms going everywhere

15.3

Ambrose to McMillan, no run

15.4

Ambrose to McMillan, no run, poking off the off stump and into the covers

15.5

Ambrose to McMillan, 1 run, this is a joke, bowlers a couple of classes above the batsman, bowler pushing down the leg side, batsman was jumping back to play a late cut about half a yard wide of the leg stump

15.6

Ambrose to Twose, no run

End of over 16 (1 run) New Zealand 29/3
RG Twose    0* (11b)      CEL Ambrose    8-0-14-1
CD McMillan    16* (44b)      RD King    3-0-5-1

16.1

King to McMillan, no run, defending off the stumps and to the mid wicket

16.2

King to McMillan, no run, pushing the bat across the line, completely misisng it as it the norm in this innings

16.3

King to McMillan, 1 wide, down the leg side, 4th wide for King

16.3

King to McMillan, 1 run, outside edge goes behind the point fielder

16.4

King to Twose, OUT, pushing at it, edging, straight to the 1st slip

RG Twose c Williams b King 0 (26m 12b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Match State: Drinks not sure who's having the better day, Bangladesh or New Zealand

16.5

King to Cairns, 1 wide

16.5

King to Cairns, no run

16.6

King to Cairns, no run

End of over 17 (3 runs) New Zealand 32/4
CL Cairns    0* (2b)      RD King    4-0-8-2
CD McMillan    17* (47b)      CEL Ambrose    8-0-14-1

17.1

Ambrose to McMillan, no run

17.2

Ambrose to McMillan, no run, played straigh to the point fielder

17.3

Ambrose to McMillan, no run, attempting some defence, failing some defence

17.4

Ambrose to McMillan, no run, poking off the off stump and onto the on side, fielded by the mid wickert

17.5

Ambrose to McMillan, 2 runs, thick edge runs down to the 3rd man, Campbell with some magnificent fielding, diving and rolling to save the boundary

17.6

Ambrose to McMillan, 2 runs, good push into the covers, they manage a couple as the runs start to trickle in

End of over 18 (4 runs) New Zealand 36/4
CD McMillan    21* (53b)      CEL Ambrose    9-0-18-1
CL Cairns    0* (2b)      RD King    4-0-8-2

18.1

King to Cairns, no run

18.2

King to Cairns, no run, stepping back and pushing to the point fielder

18.3

King to Cairns, no run, defending off the stumps and back down the wicket

18.4

King to Cairns, no run

18.5

King to Cairns, 1 run, tucking it across the line, Adams with some more desperate diving fielding at square leg

18.6

King to McMillan, no run, stepping back and defending to the point

End of over 19 (1 run) New Zealand 37/4
CD McMillan    21* (54b)      RD King    5-0-9-2
CL Cairns    1* (7b)      CEL Ambrose    9-0-18-1

19.1

Ambrose to Cairns, no run, Ambrose being bowled out, it's his last over

19.2

Ambrose to Cairns, no run, great outseamer, just moving away a little too much, Cairns waves the bat like a magic wand, the only trick there was how he missed it

19.3

Ambrose to Cairns, 1 run, worked of fthe legs to the long leg

19.4

Ambrose to McMillan, no run

19.5

Ambrose to McMillan, no run, wayward short ball, down the leg side

19.6

Ambrose to McMillan, 1 leg bye, flicks the pads and doesn't travels very far at all

End of over 20 (2 runs) New Zealand 39/4
CD McMillan    21* (57b)      CEL Ambrose    10-0-19-1
CL Cairns    2* (10b)      RD King    5-0-9-2

20.1

King to McMillan, FOUR, cover drive, playing a wide ball, thick edge flies over the cover point for the first boundary of the day

20.2

King to McMillan, no run, defending

20.3

King to McMillan, no run, leg glance to the square leg

20.4

King to McMillan, no run, straight ball has McMillan in trouble, he plays inside it and misses

20.5

King to McMillan, 3 runs, shot of the day, even if it doesn't get the boundary, but well it doesn't have a lot of competition, off drive, Lara just gets to it before it reaches the rope

20.6

King to Cairns, no run

End of over 21 (7 runs) New Zealand 46/4
CL Cairns    2* (11b)      RD King    6-0-16-2
CD McMillan    28* (62b 1x4)      CEL Ambrose    10-0-19-1

21.1

Simmons to McMillan, no run, just some defence to start of with

21.2

Simmons to McMillan, no run

21.3

Simmons to McMillan, 1 wide, down the leg side, umpire grumbles and calls it

21.3

Simmons to McMillan, no run, dabbed away on the off side towards the covers

21.4

Simmons to McMillan, no run, poked towards the covers again

21.5

Simmons to McMillan, no run, squeezed off the outside edge to the point fielder

21.6

Simmons to McMillan, 1 run, and a single, as if to prove that Simmons' bowling isn't too good for them

End of over 22 (2 runs) New Zealand 48/4
CD McMillan    29* (68b 1x4)      PV Simmons    1-0-2-0
CL Cairns    2* (11b)      RD King    6-0-16-2

22.1

King to McMillan, no run, ducking into the bouncer, struck on the side of the head, West Indies break open the claret

ouch, struck right on the left ear West Indies gather around to see the blood just a few dribbles from around the ear lobe but he has a drink, gets the cut mopped up, receives a round of applause from the crowd and is going to soldier on

22.2

King to McMillan, no run, flicking off the pads, but to the square leg

22.3

King to McMillan, no run, driving from outside the off stump to the mid off fielder

22.4

King to McMillan, no run, inside edge into the thigh, ball runs away on the off side

22.5

King to McMillan, no run, tapping it off the middle stumps, bowler nuches over to field

22.6

King to McMillan, no run, defending onto the on side

End of over 23 (maiden) New Zealand 48/4
CD McMillan    29* (74b 1x4)      RD King    7-1-16-2
CL Cairns    2* (11b)      PV Simmons    1-0-2-0

23.1

Simmons to Cairns, no run, defends close on the on side

23.2

Simmons to Cairns, 1 run, works it off the pads and towards the square leg

23.3

Simmons to McMillan, 1 run, stepping back from the stumps, cutting forward of the point to bring up a very slow 50

23.4

Simmons to Cairns, no run

23.5

Simmons to Cairns, no run, jabbing onto the on side

23.6

Simmons to Cairns, no run, flicking off the stumps again, to the mid wicket

End of over 24 (2 runs) New Zealand 50/4
CL Cairns    3* (16b)      PV Simmons    2-0-4-0
CD McMillan    30* (75b 1x4)      RD King    7-1-16-2

24.1

King to McMillan, 1 run, whacked into the covers, cross bat shot, fielded well

24.2

King to Cairns, FOUR, driving terrificly onto the on side

24.3

King to Cairns, 2 runs

24.4

King to Cairns, no run

24.5

King to Cairns, 1 run

24.6

King to McMillan, 1 run

End of over 25 (9 runs) New Zealand 59/4
CD McMillan    32* (77b 1x4)      RD King    8-1-25-2
CL Cairns    10* (20b 1x4)      PV Simmons    2-0-4-0

25.1

Simmons to McMillan, OUT, and gone, NZ now in a worse position than Bangladesh, trying to flick across the line into the off stump,thin edge travels over the stumps and to the keeper

CD McMillan c †Jacobs b Simmons 32 (102m 78b 1x4 0x6) SR: 41.02

25.2

Simmons to Parore, no run, stepping back towards the stumps, played back to the bowler

25.3

Simmons to Parore, no run

25.4

Simmons to Parore, no run, flapping the bat in and around the ball outside the off stump, does all but hit it

25.5

Simmons to Parore, no run, dabs some defence into the covers

25.6

Simmons to Parore, no run, cross bat, cut shot, bottom edge goes close to the off stump but we don't see another NZ wicket

End of over 26 (wicket maiden) New Zealand 59/5
AC Parore    0* (5b)      PV Simmons    3-1-4-1
CL Cairns    10* (20b 1x4)      RD King    8-1-25-2

26.1

King to Cairns, no run, driving on the on side, to the mid on

26.2

King to Cairns, no run

26.3

King to Cairns, 1 no ball, short and wide of the off stump, called no ball for shoulder height, Cairns was going for a wild hook shot

26.3

King to Cairns, no run, driving down to the mid off

26.4

King to Cairns, no run

26.5

King to Cairns, no run, on drive, stopped at mid on, Adams ends up patting and chasing it to the bowler

26.6

King to Cairns, 2 runs

End of over 27 (3 runs) New Zealand 62/5
CL Cairns    12* (27b 1x4)      RD King    9-1-28-2
AC Parore    0* (5b)      PV Simmons    3-1-4-1

27.1

Simmons to Parore, no run

27.2

Simmons to Parore, no run

27.3

Simmons to Parore, no run

27.4

Simmons to Parore, no run

27.5

Simmons to Parore, no run

27.6

Simmons to Parore, no run

End of over 28 (maiden) New Zealand 62/5
AC Parore    0* (11b)      PV Simmons    4-2-4-1
CL Cairns    12* (27b 1x4)      RD King    9-1-28-2

28.1

King to Cairns, no run

28.2

King to Cairns, no run

28.3

King to Cairns, 1 run

28.4

King to Parore, no run

28.5

King to Parore, no run

28.6

King to Parore, no run

End of over 29 (1 run) New Zealand 63/5
AC Parore    0* (14b)      RD King    10-1-29-2
CL Cairns    13* (30b 1x4)      PV Simmons    4-2-4-1

29.1

Simmons to Cairns, no run

29.2

Simmons to Cairns, FOUR

29.3

Simmons to Cairns, 1 wide

29.3

Simmons to Cairns, 2 runs

29.4

Simmons to Cairns, no run

29.5

Simmons to Cairns, no run, stepping back and angling the face fo the bat to the point fielder

29.6

Simmons to Cairns, 1 run, playing off the stumps to the mid on

End of over 30 (8 runs) New Zealand 71/5
CL Cairns    20* (36b 2x4)      PV Simmons    5-2-12-1
AC Parore    0* (14b)      RD King    10-1-29-2

30.1

Dillon to Cairns, 1 run

30.2

Dillon to Parore, 1 run

30.3

Dillon to Cairns, 2 runs

30.4

Dillon to Cairns, no run

30.5

Dillon to Cairns, OUT, floating a lovely little catch down to the mid off, how generous, Lara runs around straight, easy catch, Dillon is overjoyed

CL Cairns c Lara b Dillon 23 (58m 40b 2x4 0x6) SR: 57.50

30.6

Dillon to Harris, no run

End of over 31 (4 runs) New Zealand 75/6
CZ Harris    0* (1b)      M Dillon    1-0-4-1
AC Parore    1* (15b)      PV Simmons    5-2-12-1

31.1

Simmons to Parore, no run

31.2

Simmons to Parore, no run

31.3

Simmons to Parore, no run, still defending

31.4

Simmons to Parore, 1 run, swipes a late cut to the point fielder

31.5

Simmons to Harris, no run, Simmons having the time of his life, the batsmen are actually not belting him to all parts of the ground

31.6

Simmons to Harris, no run

End of over 32 (1 run) New Zealand 76/6
CZ Harris    0* (3b)      PV Simmons    6-2-13-1
AC Parore    2* (19b)      M Dillon    1-0-4-1

32.1

Dillon to Parore, no run

32.2

Dillon to Parore, FOUR

32.3

Dillon to Parore, 1 wide

32.3

Dillon to Parore, no run, defends outside the off stump, ball trickles short fo the covers

32.4

Dillon to Parore, FOUR, lovely shot thru the covers, great shot as the NZers defy all expectations and continue towards triple figures

32.5

Dillon to Parore, no run

32.6

Dillon to Parore, no run

End of over 33 (9 runs) New Zealand 85/6
AC Parore    10* (25b 2x4)      M Dillon    2-0-13-1
CZ Harris    0* (3b)      PV Simmons    6-2-13-1

33.1

Simmons to Harris, 1 leg bye

33.2

Simmons to Parore, no run

33.3

Simmons to Parore, FOUR, clips a fine cut, beats the 3rd man to the boundary

33.4

Simmons to Parore, no run, just defending

33.5

Simmons to Parore, no run

33.6

Simmons to Parore, FOUR, pushing at the ball, coming down the wicket, nudging from outside the off stump, past the keeper and to the 3rd man boundary again

End of over 34 (9 runs) New Zealand 94/6
AC Parore    18* (30b 4x4)      PV Simmons    7-2-21-1
CZ Harris    0* (4b)      M Dillon    2-0-13-1

34.1

Dillon to Harris, no run

34.2

Dillon to Harris, 1 wide, very wide of the off stump, across the left hander

34.2

Dillon to Harris, no run, outside the off stump and thru to the keeper

34.3

Dillon to Harris, no run, defends off the off stump and back to the bowler

34.4

Dillon to Harris, no run, pitched up a lot, seams away, but Javed doesn't indulge in a wide call

34.5

Dillon to Harris, no run, firmly defended to the mid wicket

34.6

Dillon to Harris, 1 run, tucking off the thigh and to the mid wicket, the partake in a delightful single

End of over 35 (2 runs) New Zealand 96/6
CZ Harris    1* (10b)      M Dillon    3-0-15-1
AC Parore    18* (30b 4x4)      PV Simmons    7-2-21-1

35.1

Simmons to Harris, no run, stepping backwards and he pushes his brussel sprouts away from himself and to the point

35.2

Simmons to Harris, FOUR, crunching cover drive, flogs the bat at it, ballr uns thru the covers and to the boundary

35.3

Simmons to Harris, 1 wide, down the leg side, another run to the totals

35.3

Simmons to Harris, 1 run, forcing it thru the gully area

35.4

Simmons to Parore, 1 run

35.5

Simmons to Harris, 1 no ball, a no ball from Simmons, as he pokes it onto the on side

35.5

Simmons to Harris, 2 runs, around the wicket to the left hander, guided thru the covers

35.6

Simmons to Harris, no run, flicking the wrists at it, ball bounces away to the point fielder

End of over 36 (10 runs) New Zealand 106/6
CZ Harris    8* (16b 1x4)      PV Simmons    8-2-31-1
AC Parore    19* (31b 4x4)      M Dillon    3-0-15-1

36.1

Dillon to Parore, 4 leg byes, waving the bat at it, trying to flick off the thigh, clips the thigh and dawdles down to the fine leg rope

36.2

Dillon to Parore, no run, jumping up and defending into the covers

36.3

Dillon to Parore, no run

36.4

Dillon to Parore, 1 run, poked short of the covers, the scamps scamper a single

36.5

Dillon to Harris, no run

36.6

Dillon to Harris, 1 run

End of over 37 (6 runs) New Zealand 112/6
CZ Harris    9* (18b 1x4)      M Dillon    4-0-17-1
AC Parore    20* (35b 4x4)      PV Simmons    8-2-31-1

37.1

Walsh to Harris, no run, worked off the pads to the square leg

37.2

Walsh to Harris, 1 run, more wayward stuff down the leg side, guided off the thigh and behind the square leg

37.3

Walsh to Parore, 1 run, jumping back as he plays the shot onto the on side

37.4

Walsh to Harris, no run

37.5

Walsh to Harris, no run, down the leg side and not called wide

37.6

Walsh to Harris, no run

End of over 38 (2 runs) New Zealand 114/6
CZ Harris    10* (23b 1x4)      CA Walsh    6-1-12-1
AC Parore    21* (36b 4x4)      M Dillon    4-0-17-1

38.1

Dillon to Parore, no run

38.2

Dillon to Parore, 1 run, pushing at a widish one, gets some bat on it, ball runs to the 3rd man

38.3

Dillon to Harris, 1 run, just squeezing it off the hip and short of the mid wicket

38.4

Dillon to Parore, 1 run, pulling at the ball, top edge lands behind the mid wicket but short of the deep fielders

38.5

Dillon to Harris, 1 run, flicked off the pads, behind square leg

38.6

Dillon to Parore, no run

End of over 39 (4 runs) New Zealand 118/6
AC Parore    23* (40b 4x4)      M Dillon    5-0-21-1
CZ Harris    12* (25b 1x4)      CA Walsh    6-1-12-1

39.1

Walsh to Harris, no run

39.2

Walsh to Harris, 1 wide

39.2

Walsh to Harris, no run

39.3

Walsh to Harris, no run, bat raised above the ball, passes to the keeper, a bold shot for the 40th over

39.4

Walsh to Harris, no run, again, no shot offered, ball zips thru to the keeper

39.5

Walsh to Harris, no run, defends outside the off stump, ball cruises down the pithc

39.6

Walsh to Harris, 1 run, firmly play a little wide of the mid off, wide enough to get a single

End of over 40 (2 runs) New Zealand 120/6
CZ Harris    13* (31b 1x4)      CA Walsh    7-1-14-1
AC Parore    23* (40b 4x4)      M Dillon    5-0-21-1

40.1

Dillon to Harris, FOUR

40.2

Dillon to Harris, 1 run

40.3

Dillon to Parore, OUT, pulling down the leg side, just gloves it a little down the leg side, Jacobs reaping the rewards behind the stumps today

AC Parore c †Jacobs b Dillon 23 (63m 41b 4x4 0x6) SR: 56.09

40.4

Dillon to Nash, no run

40.5

Dillon to Nash, no run

40.6

Dillon to Nash, no run

End of over 41 (5 runs) New Zealand 125/7
DJ Nash    0* (3b)      M Dillon    6-0-26-2
CZ Harris    18* (33b 2x4)      CA Walsh    7-1-14-1

41.1

Walsh to Harris, no run, defending off the off stumps, ball runs to the forward square leg

41.2

Walsh to Harris, no run, defensive outside the off stump, Lara collects in the covers

41.3

Walsh to Harris, 1 run, dabs it forward of the point, Chanders is the fielder

41.4

Walsh to Nash, no run, digs it away onto the on side, mid wicket collects hastily in order to deny the single

41.5

Walsh to Nash, no run, defended, gathered at the mid on area

41.6

Walsh to Nash, 1 no ball, short outside the off stump, bat drawn inside the line, no ball called for overstepping

41.6

Walsh to Nash, no run, shortish again, outside the off stump and to the keeper

End of over 42 (2 runs) New Zealand 127/7
DJ Nash    0* (7b)      CA Walsh    8-1-16-1
CZ Harris    19* (36b 2x4)      M Dillon    6-0-26-2

42.1

Dillon to Harris, 1 run, flicked off the hip, ball runs away behind the square leg

42.2

Dillon to Nash, 1 run, turned around the croner, fine leg fields, they run a quick one, then turn for the 2nd, but they think twice

42.3

Dillon to Harris, 1 run, just a prod thru the cover point area

42.4

Dillon to Nash, no run, thick edge off the drive, Adams dives yet again at point

42.5

Dillon to Nash, OUT, clap clap, another great moment in NZ cricket, he flicks off the pads, direct, and I mean direct, to Williams at forward square leg, easy catch off a quick travelling ball

DJ Nash c Williams b Dillon 1 (12m 10b 0x4 0x6) SR: 10.00

42.6

Dillon to Larsen, no run

End of over 43 (3 runs) New Zealand 130/8
GR Larsen    0* (1b)      M Dillon    7-0-29-3
CZ Harris    21* (38b 2x4)      CA Walsh    8-1-16-1

43.1

Walsh to Harris, 1 run, pushing thru the covers, deep cover provides the, erm, cover

43.2

Walsh to Larsen, 1 wide

43.2

Walsh to Larsen, no run

43.3

Walsh to Larsen, no run, playing late, tapped to the poitn fielder

43.4

Walsh to Larsen, 2 runs, plays the late dab square of the 3rd man, they even consdiered a third run for a minute there

43.5

Walsh to Larsen, no run, stretching forward, defending outside the off stump and back to the bowler

43.6

Walsh to Larsen, no run, defends outside the off, bowler collects

End of over 44 (4 runs) New Zealand 134/8
GR Larsen    2* (6b)      CA Walsh    9-1-20-1
CZ Harris    22* (39b 2x4)      M Dillon    7-0-29-3

44.1

Dillon to Harris, no run, poking it into the covers

44.2

Dillon to Harris, 1 run

44.3

Dillon to Larsen, no run, soft defence, hanging the bat out to dry outside the off stump

44.4

Dillon to Larsen, no run, defends, bowler fields

scores in both today's matches stand at 135/8

44.5

Dillon to Larsen, FOUR, wonderful cut shot, ball splice over the gully and speeds to the wide 3rd man boundary

44.6

Dillon to Larsen, FOUR, nudging down to the 3rd man fielder, this one's is finer, but is still good enough to get to the rope

End of over 45 (9 runs) New Zealand 143/8
GR Larsen    10* (10b 2x4)      M Dillon    8-0-38-3
CZ Harris    23* (41b 2x4)      CA Walsh    9-1-20-1

45.1

Walsh to Harris, 1 run

45.2

Walsh to Larsen, no run

45.3

Walsh to Larsen, no run

45.4

Walsh to Larsen, 2 runs, flicking off the legs, gathered by the fineleg

45.5

Walsh to Larsen, no run, prods some defence down the wicket

45.6

Walsh to Larsen, no run, big drive outside the off stump, diretc to the cover fielder, Walsh's quota is extinguished

End of over 46 (3 runs) New Zealand 146/8
GR Larsen    12* (15b 2x4)      CA Walsh    10-1-23-1
CZ Harris    24* (42b 2x4)      M Dillon    8-0-38-3

46.1

Dillon to Harris, 1 wide, down the leg side, 16th wide of the day

46.1

Dillon to Harris, 1 run, worked off the hip down to the fine leg

46.2

Dillon to Larsen, 1 run, prodding short of the mid wicket, another single is gained

46.3

Dillon to Harris, 1 run, speared in at the leg stump, driven wide of the mid on

46.4

Dillon to Larsen, 1 run

46.5

Dillon to Harris, 2 runs, plenty of runs as Dillon sprays it everywhere

46.6

Dillon to Harris, 1 run, pushing it away just behind the point area

Bangladesh catching up to NZ now. I think these games were given the same script by the organisers. Some sort of investigation will need to be launched.

End of over 47 (8 runs) New Zealand 154/8
CZ Harris    29* (46b 2x4)      M Dillon    9-0-46-3
GR Larsen    14* (17b 2x4)      CA Walsh    10-1-23-1

47.1

Simmons to Harris, no run

47.2

Simmons to Harris, no run

47.3

Simmons to Harris, 1 run, playing on the on side forward of the square leg

47.4

Simmons to Larsen, OUT, Jacobs' 5th catch of the day, short and wayward down the leg side, Larsen pulling, gloved to the keeper, poor effort

GR Larsen c †Jacobs b Simmons 14 (20m 18b 2x4 0x6) SR: 77.77

47.5

Simmons to Allott, 1 wide, down the leg side, venkat doesn't like it

47.5

Simmons to Allott, no run, jacobs equals the world record for most fielding dismissals. It's now the 22nd instance of 5 dismissals in an innings

47.6

Simmons to Allott, no run

End of over 48 (2 runs) New Zealand 156/9
GI Allott    0* (2b)      PV Simmons    9-2-33-2
CZ Harris    30* (49b 2x4)      M Dillon    9-0-46-3

48.1

Dillon to Harris, OUT, flicking off the pads, Dillon gets 4, that was another unnecessary dismissal, like most of the lower order ones, harris playing straight to the square leg

CZ Harris c Campbell b Dillon 30 (80m 50b 2x4 0x6) SR: 60.00

10 out of 10 catches in the innings will NZ bowl as poorly as they've batted? all will be revealed at 1400 GMT Match State: Lunch

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