ICC World Cup, 1999 / Commentary

ICC World Cup - 33rd match, Super Sixes

New Zealand v Zimbabwe

No result

36.4

Harris to GJ Whittall, no run

36.5

Harris to GJ Whittall, no run, tapping back to the bolwler

36.6

Harris to GJ Whittall, no run, playing the drive outside the off stump, but no run

Zimbabwe 136/4   GJ Whittall 0* (3b)

37.4

Astle to GJ Whittall, no run, stretching down the wicket, pushed back to the bowler

37.5

Astle to GJ Whittall, no run, chopped outside the off stump, ball dribbles back to the bowler

37.6

Astle to GJ Whittall, 1 run, waving the bat at it, manages to connect, a single is rewarded as the ball goes to mid off

Zimbabwe 138/4   GJ Whittall 1* (6b)

38.1

Harris to GJ Whittall, 2 runs, scoops a sweep to fine leg, Whittall loves his sweeps

38.2

Harris to GJ Whittall, no run, trying again and missing, an appeal for lbw is denied, Whittall was even making his own appeal

38.3

Harris to GJ Whittall, no run

38.4

Harris to GJ Whittall, 1 run, pushing towards extra cover, they get a run

38.6

Harris to GJ Whittall, no run

Zimbabwe 142/4   GJ Whittall 4* (11b)

39.2

Astle to GJ Whittall, 1 run, another stupid sweep shot, manages to get an edge onto the pad and behind the square leg

39.4

Astle to GJ Whittall, no run, coming forward, defensive, ball trickles on the on side

39.5

Astle to GJ Whittall, no run, stepping bat, more unique batting from Whittall, pulls it into the covers

39.6

Astle to GJ Whittall, no run, onto the on side some how, mere comic relief

Zimbabwe 145/4   GJ Whittall 5* (15b)

40.2

Allott to GJ Whittall, no run, defensive onto the on side

40.3

Allott to GJ Whittall, 1 run, glancing away to the fine leg, Whittall needs to be taught that there's other places to play it

40.6

Allott to GJ Whittall, no run, full toss on the leg stump, chopped towards the covers, loe and behold, no wickets for Allott in that over

Zimbabwe 148/4   GJ Whittall 6* (18b)

41.5

Larsen to GJ Whittall, 1 run, flicked away to the long leg, Whittall again concentrating on the 1st sector

Zimbabwe 149/5   GJ Whittall 7* (19b)

42.1

Allott to GJ Whittall, no run, a yorker is worked off the middle stump and into the covers

42.2

Allott to GJ Whittall, no run, full and outside the off stump, somehow it's too good a ball for Whittall

42.3

Allott to GJ Whittall, no run, another full toss, this is pathetic, lame shot played to the mid off

42.4

Allott to GJ Whittall, no run, yorker outside the off stump, like an obedient dog he taps it back to the bowler

42.5

Allott to GJ Whittall, 1 run, weak drive down to the long off

Zimbabwe 150/5   GJ Whittall 8* (24b)

43.1

Larsen to GJ Whittall, 1 run, another single, in the 43rd over! god help us

Zimbabwe 151/5   GJ Whittall 9* (25b)

44.2

Astle to GJ Whittall, 1 run

44.6

Astle to GJ Whittall, 2 runs, pushing to the mid wicket, very risky single, Streak nearly run out, but instead there's an overthrow, NZ doing anything to keep Whittall off the strike and preserving the sanity of the audience

Zimbabwe 156/6   GJ Whittall 12* (27b)

45.5

Larsen to GJ Whittall, 1 run, played almost exactly to the feet on the square leg umpire

Zimbabwe 158/6   GJ Whittall 13* (28b)

46.4

Allott to GJ Whittall, 1 run, full toss at the legs, swiped across the line forward fo the square leg, Cairns is in the deep

Zimbabwe 162/6   GJ Whittall 14* (29b)

47.4

Cairns to GJ Whittall, 1 wide, full toss down the leg side, seemed to have edged it along the ground to the keeper, umpy thinks otherwise

47.4

Cairns to GJ Whittall, 1 run, played thru the mid off

47.6

Cairns to GJ Whittall, 1 run, slapping it away on the on side, whoh! 5 off the over, ZImbabwe better take a rest

Zimbabwe 168/7   GJ Whittall 16* (31b)

48.1

Allott to GJ Whittall, 1 run, driving off the leg stump, ball was overpitched, thru the mid off

48.5

Allott to GJ Whittall, FOUR, *faints*, a boundary, lordy me what a novel concept, the tiniest of nicks on the glance passes underneath the diving Parore

48.6

Allott to GJ Whittall, OUT, cramped off drive, spooned in the air, Astle with the good catch in the covers, the excitement was just too much, now he can cool his heels in the dressing room

GJ Whittall c Astle b Allott 21 (54m 34b 1x4 0x6) SR: 61.76

Zimbabwe 174/8   GJ Whittall 21 (33b 1x4)
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