ICC World Cup, 1999 / Commentary

ICC World Cup - 33rd match, Super Sixes

New Zealand v Zimbabwe

No result

11.1

Larsen to Campbell, no run, defensive onto the off side

11.2

Larsen to Campbell, no run, bat raised above the ball, no shot offered outside the off stump

11.3

Larsen to Campbell, no run, good solid defence into the off side, towards the non-striker

11.4

Larsen to Campbell, 1 run, thick edge, just trying to push down the wicket, "CATCH" is the call, and the ball zooms wide of the slips

11.5

Larsen to Goodwin, no run, good drive, into the off side, fielded by Nash at extra cover

11.6

Larsen to Goodwin, no run, easy defence outside the off stump and towards the covers

Zimbabwe 49/3   GR Larsen 1-0-1-0

13.1

Larsen to Campbell, no run

13.2

Larsen to Campbell, 1 run, a single is found towards 3rd man

13.3

Larsen to Goodwin, 1 run, leaning back and cutting with little timing just behind points

13.4

Larsen to Campbell, 1 run, very wobbly seam, a little shorter than usual from larsen, glanced off the hip behind the square leg

13.5

Larsen to Goodwin, no run, just some harmless defence

13.6

Larsen to Goodwin, FOUR, shortish and wide of the off stump, Goodwin spanks a cut shot, ball zooms away behind the point fielder

Zimbabwe 66/3   GR Larsen 2-0-8-0

15.1

Larsen to Goodwin, no run, defending from outside the off stump and into the covers

15.2

Larsen to Goodwin, 1 run, good deflection, ball runs away along the ground to the 3rd man

15.3

Larsen to Campbell, 1 leg bye, missing the glance, ball trickles away to the keeper's right down the leg side

15.4

Larsen to Goodwin, 1 run, a single is found on the on side

15.5

Larsen to Campbell, no run, some tight defence back down the wicket

15.6

Larsen to Campbell, 1 run, a single behind square and Campbell keeps the strike

Zimbabwe 70/3   GR Larsen 3-0-11-0

17.1

Larsen to Goodwin, no run, pushing it away well into the covers

17.2

Larsen to Goodwin, 1 run, flicked thru square again, the match has been difficult to tell apart the rain delay, Zimbabwe just nudging here and there, nothing explosive

17.3

Larsen to Campbell, no run

17.4

Larsen to Campbell, no run, ball spits up off a length, awkward defence by Campbell into the off side

17.5

Larsen to Campbell, no run, defending back down the pitch to the bowler

17.6

Larsen to Campbell, no run, worked away off the leg stump and to the mid wicket

Zimbabwe 75/3   GR Larsen 4-0-12-0

19.1

Larsen to Goodwin, no run, defending softly and square to the point fielder

19.2

Larsen to Goodwin, 1 run, making a little room and cramping the late cut to the 3rd man

19.3

Larsen to Campbell, no run, defence from just outside the off stump and down the pitch

19.4

Larsen to Campbell, 1 run, one handed flick off the hip to the square leg

19.5

Larsen to Goodwin, 1 run, easy little tap off the pads to the long leg, and oh god this is boring

19.6

Larsen to Campbell, no run, stretches forward and defends to the cover fielder

Zimbabwe 83/3   GR Larsen 5-0-15-0

21.1

Larsen to Goodwin, no run, stretching forward and defended into the covers from outside the off stump

21.2

Larsen to Goodwin, 1 leg bye, right hander's glance to behind the square leg, correction a bye of the leg variety

21.3

Larsen to Campbell, no run

21.4

Larsen to Campbell, no run, and some more defence

21.5

Larsen to Campbell, 2 runs, strong defence, flukes his way thru a gap at point, they get a double whilst Horne-bag chases it down

21.6

Larsen to Campbell, no run

Zimbabwe 87/3   GR Larsen 6-0-17-0

23.1

Larsen to Goodwin, no run, stepping backwards and jabbed onto the on side, ball coems to rest way before mid wicket

23.2

Larsen to Goodwin, FOUR, Larsen is obviously as bored as the rest of us, throws one in short, there can't have been any other reason, pull shot is whacked way over the forward square leg

23.3

Larsen to Goodwin, no run, slow outside the off stump

23.4

Larsen to Goodwin, no run, pushed into the covers, easily fielded

23.5

Larsen to Goodwin, no run, dabbed square, more defence really, point fields

23.6

Larsen to Goodwin, no run, and we only have the 4 to savour in that over

Zimbabwe 92/3   GR Larsen 7-0-21-0

41.1

Larsen to Campbell, no run, dabbing outside the off stump, playing and missing, ball goes thru to the keeper

41.2

Larsen to Campbell, no run, defensive drive into the covers

41.3

Larsen to Campbell, no run, played late, the cut shot, ball dawdles its way to the point

41.4

Larsen to Campbell, OUT, hopeless stuff, pretty much throwing the bat at it, top edge from a swipe across the line travels up in the air for an easy catch to Nash at wide mid on

ADR Campbell c Nash b Larsen 40 (122m 101b 2x4 0x6) SR: 39.60

41.5

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

41.6

Larsen to Carlisle, no run, a hint of movement towards the off stump, but that's enough to get Carlisle is all sorts of bother, defended

Zimbabwe 149/5   GR Larsen 8-0-22-1

43.1

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

43.2

Larsen to Carlisle, no run, nope

43.3

Larsen to Carlisle, no run, nothing there

43.4

Larsen to Carlisle, no run, still nothing

43.5

Larsen to Carlisle, no run, awful, dire, abominable, dreadful, painful, terrible

43.6

Larsen to Carlisle, 1 run, has a go, throwing the bat at it, pull shot thru the mid wicket for a....... 1

Zimbabwe 152/5   GR Larsen 9-0-24-1

45.1

Larsen to Streak, no run, mishit onto the on side

45.2

Larsen to Streak, no run, defending on the on side again

45.3

Larsen to Streak, no run, he looked like he was going to have a swipe, but came down the wicket just to defend

45.4

Larsen to Streak, 1 run, tapped onto the on side again, but this time there's a single

45.5

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

45.6

Larsen to Streak, 1 run, Astle again with the fielding duties from mid wicket as the ball is tapped forward fo square again

Zimbabwe 159/6   GR Larsen 10-0-27-1
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