ICC World Cup, 1999 / Commentary

ICC World Cup - 33rd match, Super Sixes

New Zealand v Zimbabwe

No result

1.1

Nash to Johnson, FOUR, jumping at it onto his toes, lifting the cut shot over the point , Harris dives, but is too far away

1.2

Nash to Johnson, FOUR, lovely drive thru the extra cover, effortless shot, 2nd consective boundary

1.3

Nash to Johnson, no run, wide of the off stump, to the keeper

1.4

Nash to Johnson, no run, again wide of the off stump, Johnson sort of flaps at it, no real intention of a shot

1.5

Nash to Johnson, no run, thru the batsman, much better ball, a bit of bounce, passes high and beside the left hander's off stump

1.6

Nash to Johnson, no run, very wide, seamed away, the umpire must have had something in his eye or something to miss that

Zimbabwe 9/0   DJ Nash 1-0-8-0

3.1

Nash to Johnson, no run, no shot offered, the bat was resting on the shoulder as it passed the off stump

3.2

Nash to Johnson, FOUR, Johnson enjoying some roast kiwi, his 3rd boundary, another easy off drive, thru the wide mid off area

3.3

Nash to Johnson, no run, poked away into the covers

3.4

Nash to Johnson, FOUR, and again, first boundary on the on side, Nash bowling 7 different flavours of tripe, this was a bit short on the leg stump, Johnson pulls it thru mid wicket

3.5

Nash to Johnson, no run, passes thru to the keeper

3.6

Nash to Johnson, 2 runs, another off drive, in the air a little, Larsen at mid off just tries to stop the boundary by diving, and does so, they get a double in scraps

Zimbabwe 20/1   DJ Nash 2-0-18-0

5.1

Nash to Johnson, no run, only the one slip for Nash now, Fleming trying to plug up the infield

5.2

Nash to Johnson, no run, cutting hard, but the ever-reliable Harris makes the save

5.3

Nash to Johnson, no run, defending down the wicket, back to the bowler

5.4

Nash to Johnson, FOUR, another boundary, Johnson having a riot of a time with poor little Dion Nash, this time flicking the wrists thru the mid wicket and to the boundary

5.5

Nash to Johnson, no run, oooh, I dare say he beat him there, Johnson on the front foot, lunging at some defence

5.6

Nash to Johnson, no run, and thru him again, what a contest, ball zips over the top of the stumps

Zimbabwe 26/1   DJ Nash 3-0-22-0

7.1

Nash to Goodwin, 4 byes, passes widish of the off stump, Parore completely fluffs the collection, ball runs away to the boundary

7.2

Nash to Goodwin, no run

7.3

Nash to Goodwin, no run

7.4

Nash to Goodwin, no run, jabbed into the off side

7.5

Nash to Goodwin, no run, left alone outside the off stump, to the keeper

7.6

Nash to Goodwin, no run, nervous little bit of defence, inside edge into the thigh

Zimbabwe 31/1   DJ Nash 4-1-22-0

9.1

Nash to Goodwin, no run, perhaps a deliberate outside edge along the ground into the slips

9.2

Nash to Goodwin, no run, forceful defence into the covers, Goodwin squeezing down upon it

9.3

Nash to Goodwin, no run

9.4

Nash to Goodwin, FOUR, easy to play the waiting game on Nash, ball was overpitched outside the off stump, welld riven thru the cover point

9.5

Nash to Goodwin, FOUR, short garabge, Goodwin goes for the hook, doesn't time it all the best, ball gets a boost by running down the hill

9.6

Nash to Goodwin, 2 runs, slashing at a wide one, top edge spurts over the backward point

Zimbabwe 45/2   DJ Nash 5-1-32-0

26.1

Nash to Campbell, 1 run, late cut gets it behind point

26.2

Nash to Goodwin, no run, backfoot defence ends up trapezing into the covers

26.3

Nash to Goodwin, no run, defends a tight one from just outside the off stump

26.4

Nash to Goodwin, 1 run, stepping back and directing it to the wide 3rd man to bring up the century

26.5

Nash to Campbell, no run, around the wicket, puts his back into it, thru the batsman, close to an edge, Nash looks excited for a moment

26.6

Nash to Campbell, no run

Zimbabwe 100/3   DJ Nash 6-1-34-0

28.1

Nash to Goodwin, no run, a dot

28.2

Nash to Goodwin, 1 leg bye, missed glance, runs square, just behind the umpire

28.3

Nash to Campbell, no run, angling into the pads, dug out onto the off side

28.4

Nash to Campbell, no run, comign around the wicket, attempted swipe thru the mid wicket, into the pads, big appeal

28.5

Nash to Campbell, 1 leg bye, and if you thought the last one was a big appeal, get a load of this one, angling into the pads, terrible defence, hits outside the line and bounces over the stumps

28.6

Nash to Goodwin, no run

Zimbabwe 103/3   DJ Nash 7-2-34-0

30.1

Nash to Goodwin, 1 run

30.2

Nash to Campbell, no run

30.3

Nash to Campbell, 1 run

30.4

Nash to Goodwin, 1 run

30.5

Nash to Campbell, no run, forceful defence from outside the off stump and into the off side

30.6

Nash to Campbell, no run, stepping back and chopping into the covers, the yawnathon goes on

Zimbabwe 108/3   DJ Nash 8-2-37-0

32.1

Nash to Campbell, 1 run, rigid cut shot, down to the 3rd man

32.2

Nash to Goodwin, 1 run, tucking it off the hip, Parore makes a sexy slide behind the square leg

32.3

Nash to Campbell, 1 leg bye, into the pads, another big appeal, no doubt that noise would have leaked into the dreams of a few of this dozing crowd

32.4

Nash to Goodwin, 1 run, right hander glides it to the 3rd man

32.5

Nash to Campbell, no run, scratchy shot, into the toes, ball bounces away on the off side

32.6

Nash to Campbell, no run, yorker, aimed at the middle stump, and so ends another over, only 17 to go until we get a 10 minute break

Zimbabwe 116/3   DJ Nash 9-2-40-0

34.1

Nash to Goodwin, 1 run, and there's his 50, off 83 balls, 5x4 0x6

34.2

Nash to Campbell, no run

34.3

Nash to Campbell, 2 leg byes

34.4

Nash to Campbell, no run, attempted swipe thru the mid wicket, missed, onto the pad, no appeal

34.5

Nash to Campbell, (no ball) 1 run

34.5

Nash to Goodwin, 1 run, playing late, behind the point fielder

34.6

Nash to Campbell, FOUR, go for it son, Campbell throws the bat at it, big lofted shot lands inches short of a 6 at long on

Zimbabwe 129/3   DJ Nash 10-2-48-0
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