ICC World Cup, 1999 / Commentary

ICC World Cup - 33rd match, Super Sixes

New Zealand v Zimbabwe

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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

Zimbabwe 5/0   NC Johnson 4* (2b 1x4)   DJ Nash 0.1-0-4-0

1.2

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

Zimbabwe 9/0   NC Johnson 8* (3b 2x4)   DJ Nash 0.2-0-8-0

3.2

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

Zimbabwe 14/1   NC Johnson 12* (10b 3x4)   DJ Nash 1.2-0-12-0

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

Zimbabwe 18/1   NC Johnson 16* (12b 4x4)   DJ Nash 1.4-0-16-0

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

Zimbabwe 26/1   NC Johnson 22* (23b 5x4)   DJ Nash 2.4-0-22-0

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

Zimbabwe 39/2   MW Goodwin 7* (16b 1x4)   DJ Nash 4.4-1-26-0

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

Zimbabwe 43/2   MW Goodwin 11* (17b 2x4)   DJ Nash 4.5-1-30-0

12.3

Cairns to Campbell, FOUR, aimed at the leg stump, flicked away by Campbell, great shot, lofted over the backward square leg area

Zimbabwe 53/3   ADR Campbell 8* (11b 1x4)   CL Cairns 0.3-0-4-0

12.6

Cairns to Goodwin, FOUR, down the leg side again, perfect glance for teh boundary to fien leg

Zimbabwe 59/3   MW Goodwin 17* (23b 3x4)   CL Cairns 1-0-10-0

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   MW Goodwin 22* (26b 4x4)   GR Larsen 2-0-8-0

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

Zimbabwe 92/3   MW Goodwin 36* (47b 5x4)   GR Larsen 6.2-0-21-0

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   ADR Campbell 33* (85b 2x4)   DJ Nash 10-2-48-0

35.1

Astle to Goodwin, FOUR, slashing cut shot, played late, was stepping back, thru point, Cairns has a slide along the boundary, but the ball trickles over

Zimbabwe 133/3   MW Goodwin 55* (85b 6x4)   NJ Astle 5.1-0-15-0

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

Zimbabwe 174/7   GJ Whittall 21* (33b 1x4)   GI Allott 9.5-1-24-2
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