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12.2

Umar Gul to Taylor, no run, and a beauty beats him first up, outside off and makes him think of playing, he pushes and misses

12.3

Umar Gul to Taylor, 2 runs, on the pads and that allows Taylor to open his account with a flick through midwicket

12.4

Umar Gul to Taylor, 1 run, edgy start from Taylor here as he French cuts past his stumps down to fine leg

New Zealand 49/2   LRPL Taylor 3* (3b)

13.1

Wahab Riaz to Taylor, no run, short around off, gets on top of the bounce and defends into the covers

13.2

Wahab Riaz to Taylor, no run, leaves alone outside off

13.3

Wahab Riaz to Taylor, FOUR, very very wide of off and he has to reach for it before slicing it away through the covers for four, wasn't in full control but got a decent amount of bat on it

13.4

Wahab Riaz to Taylor, no run, blocks this one into the covers

13.5

Wahab Riaz to Taylor, no run, nicely driven along the carpet but doesn't make mid-off move

13.6

Wahab Riaz to Taylor, no run, accurate on middle and off and Taylor defends it back to where it came from

New Zealand 53/2   LRPL Taylor 7* (9b 1x4)

14.5

Umar Gul to Taylor, no run, solid defence from Taylor to a ball pitched up on off stump

14.6

Umar Gul to Taylor, 1 run, goes back and punches through the covers, Guptill has thoughts of a couple but Taylor is quick to respond in the negative

New Zealand 55/2   LRPL Taylor 8* (11b 1x4)

15.1

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, pushed through at 92kph on leg stump, defends with a hint of inside edge to leg

15.2

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, on middle and he again defends solidly down the pitch

15.3

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, on middle and leg and as is his wont he defends across his front pad

15.4

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, defends a ball on off stump

15.5

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, 4 runs, there we go, Taylor heaves it to leg and oh dear, the ball completely plugs inches from the rope at long-on and they are forced to run four

15.6

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, 1 run, this time a sweep behind square to retain the strike

New Zealand 60/2   LRPL Taylor 13* (17b 1x4)

16.1

Wahab Riaz to Taylor, no run, short on off, he goes back to ride the bounce and defends

16.2

Wahab Riaz to Taylor, FOUR, that gets what it deserved, wide half-volley and Taylor is quick to react, he latches onto it and eases it to the cover fence

16.3

Wahab Riaz to Taylor, no run, this time he picks out Rehman at point with a scorching drive to a similar delivery. Why is the spinner fielding at point while he is bowling?

16.4

Wahab Riaz to Taylor, no run, leaves a better ball just outside off

16.5

Wahab Riaz to Taylor, 2 runs, drives airily over the top of the cover fielders, Taylor has clearly decided to play his natural game and go after anything in his hitting areas

16.6

Wahab Riaz to Taylor, no run, tries to drive but is cramped by the angle in and he can only mistime it back to Wahab

New Zealand 66/2   LRPL Taylor 19* (23b 2x4)

19.1

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, on middle and he pushes with an open face to mid-on

19.2

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, shorter on off, still comes forward to defend

19.3

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, 87kph on middle and leg, defends again

19.4

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, 98kph, that was fast and fired in, Taylor jammed out a drive to mid-on

19.5

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, this time slows it down to 82kph outside off, Taylor defends with the outer half into the covers

19.6

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, shorter outside off and goes back to punch to cover

New Zealand 69/2   LRPL Taylor 19* (29b 2x4)

20.6

Wahab Riaz to Taylor, no run, good bouncer on leg, Taylor was going to play but pulled his head down at the last moment

New Zealand 70/2   LRPL Taylor 19* (30b 2x4)

22.1

Wahab Riaz to Taylor, no run, ooh that was a very wide ball but Taylor was tempted and went after it, fortunately for him he didnt connect

22.2

Wahab Riaz to Taylor, no run

22.3

Wahab Riaz to Taylor, 1 wide, bouncer on leg which Adnan does well to prevent from going for runs with an athletic leap above his head, wide called

22.3

Wahab Riaz to Taylor, no run, left alone outside off

22.4

Wahab Riaz to Taylor, no run, again is happy to let it go outside off, his thoughts must have turned to the imminent lunch interval

22.5

Wahab Riaz to Taylor, FOUR, maybe not, outside off and he flashed hard at it with solid hands, wnt high and over the slips down to the third man fence

22.6

Wahab Riaz to Taylor, no run, good ball, full on middle and leg, almost yorker length but Taylor keeps it out

New Zealand 77/2   LRPL Taylor 23* (36b 3x4)

24.1

Wahab Riaz to Taylor, 1 bye, down leg and goes further down, Adnan can't hang on and they scamper a bye

New Zealand 78/2   LRPL Taylor 23* (37b 3x4)

25.1

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, on middle and leg and he defends to leg

25.2

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, this is slower at 83kph but the ball and the shot are the same

25.3

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, ooh on middle and Taylor had already moved across well before the ball reached him, he played across his pad

25.4

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, comes down a touch but can't work it past midwicket

25.5

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, tossed up outside off, he props forward to defend

25.6

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, drags the length back but he is content to defend

New Zealand 78/2   LRPL Taylor 23* (43b 3x4)

26.5

Wahab Riaz to Taylor, no run, outside off and it sat up, he hit the cover drive nicely but straight to the fielder

26.6

Wahab Riaz to Taylor, 1 run, short on leg and he works it to the right of mid-on through midwicket to end the first session

New Zealand 80/2   LRPL Taylor 24* (45b 3x4)

27.1

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, on off stump and he pushes it into the covers

27.2

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, 1 run, tossed up on leg and he sweeps it down into the fine leg region

27.6

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, 1 run, for some reason, the mid-on was pushed back allowing Taylor to push it through there from the off stump

New Zealand 83/2   LRPL Taylor 26* (48b 3x4)

28.1

Tanvir Ahmed to Taylor, no run, full on middle and he defends with the full face down to mid-on

28.2

Tanvir Ahmed to Taylor, no run, shorter but still on off although there is some movement in, Taylor covers the swing and defends again to mid-on

28.3

Tanvir Ahmed to Taylor, 1 run, on the pads this time and he clips it away into the leg side with the minimum of fuss

New Zealand 84/2   LRPL Taylor 27* (51b 3x4)

29.1

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, on leg and he stabs it on the bounce to short leg

29.2

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, on middle and off, moves across and defends

29.3

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, ooh short outside off, Taylor's eyes light up as he tries to smash a cut shot through the off side but he misses

29.4

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, outside off and drives nicely down to mid-off

29.5

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, FOUR, oh goodness Taylor moved well across and missed the clip but it just nipped his pad and went further down leg past the keeper and down to the fence, in fact the umpire reverses his decision and gives the batsmen the four

29.6

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, defends down the track to end an interesting over

New Zealand 92/2   LRPL Taylor 31* (57b 4x4)

31.1

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, pushed through on middle and off, defends back down the wicket

31.2

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, throws up the tempter outside off but Taylor doesn't go for it and leaves it alone

31.3

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, on middle and off and he defends back down

31.4

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, shorter on off and he goes back to punch through the on side but is surprised by the turn and can only jab it out

31.5

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, SIX, well struck from Taylor, it was on leg and he just lofted through the line and really just timed it onto the grass embankment behind the long-on fence

31.6

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, fired faster into leg and squeezed into the leg side

New Zealand 98/2   LRPL Taylor 37* (63b 4x4 1x6)

33.1

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, defends into the off side

33.2

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, goes back to defend into the covers

33.3

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, rocks back upon seeing the ball dropped short outside off and cuts hard but straight to point

33.4

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, well bowled on middle and he defends sturdily

33.5

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, 1 run, shorter on middle and leg, goes back and clips past short leg

New Zealand 99/4   LRPL Taylor 38* (68b 4x4 1x6)

35.1

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, defends a full ball down

35.2

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, defends again into the off side

35.3

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, Rehman is like a boa snake trying to tighten his grip slowly, sticks to the line on off and Taylor pushes it off to the side of the pitch

35.4

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, with the occasional variation thrown in, this one is on leg and flicked into the on side

35.5

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, goes back and punches this one on middle but not past Rehman

35.6

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, ooh Pakistan were excited there as Taylor tried to work it off leg stump but it hit his pad and went straight to short leg, umpire quickly says not out

New Zealand 100/4   LRPL Taylor 38* (74b 4x4 1x6)

38.1

Tanvir Ahmed to Taylor, no run, short outside off and cracked off the back foot, but finds point

38.2

Tanvir Ahmed to Taylor, 1 run, on leg and tucked into the on side for a single

New Zealand 104/4   LRPL Taylor 39* (76b 4x4 1x6)

39.1

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, goes back and punches into the covers

39.2

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, down leg and goes for a big sweep which is similar to his favourite heave to leg but misses as Adnan fumbles

39.3

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run

39.4

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, on the stumps and Taylor pushes it back down the pitch playing with bat close to pad

39.5

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, goes back and tries to force the cut but can't beat the in-field

39.6

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, FOUR, this time he rocks back, gets the connection he desires and most importantly into the gap through backward point and away to the fence the ball happily goes

New Zealand 110/4   LRPL Taylor 43* (82b 5x4 1x6)

41.1

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, 1 run, on leg and nudged past the close-in fielders

New Zealand 111/4   LRPL Taylor 44* (83b 5x4 1x6)

42.1

Umar Gul to Taylor, no run, and he starts with a sharp bouncer which sails over the top of Taylor's head as he quickly heads underneath

42.2

Umar Gul to Taylor, no run, way outside off this time on a fuller length and he doesn't reach for it

42.3

Umar Gul to Taylor, no run, ooh, gets the edge of the bat there with a good ball around off nipping away at the last moment, but it falls comfortably short of the gully fielder

42.4

Umar Gul to Taylor, 1 run, short on middle and leg and clipped into the leg side, fielder fumbles but they wisely decide against rushing back for a second

New Zealand 112/4   LRPL Taylor 45* (87b 5x4 1x6)

43.1

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, tossed up on middle and off, pushed back down the pitch

43.2

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, moves to off and defends across his pad to leg

43.3

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, 1 run, down leg and clipped into the big gap at midwicket

43.5

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, 1 run, outside off and he leans forward to open the face on it and push into the covers, another quick run taken

New Zealand 115/4   LRPL Taylor 47* (91b 5x4 1x6)

44.1

Umar Gul to Taylor, no run, leaves alone a ball well outside off

44.2

Umar Gul to Taylor, 3 runs, outside off and Taylor slaps it past a diving point, they push hard for a third and they get it to bring up 50 for Taylor

New Zealand 118/4   LRPL Taylor 50* (93b 5x4 1x6)

45.1

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, on leg and he gently taps it down to the side of the pitch

45.2

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, on middle stump and he pushes it down again

45.3

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, 1 run, tries to come down and is cramped but squeezes it down to long-on

New Zealand 119/4   LRPL Taylor 51* (96b 5x4 1x6)

46.1

Umar Gul to Taylor, no run, leaves it alone outside off, hint of reverse as it passed the stumps

46.2

Umar Gul to Taylor, 2 runs, outside off and he smacks it to the left of the deep point who runs around to prevent the boundary

46.3

Umar Gul to Taylor, 1 run, on the pads and Taylor arrests his movement across to tuck it through square leg into the deep, lot of fielders back for him who come in for Franklin

New Zealand 124/4   LRPL Taylor 54* (99b 5x4 1x6)

47.1

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, defends into the off side

47.2

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, FOUR, down the leg side and Taylor gets glove on it as he sweeps, gets it all the way down to the fine leg fence

47.3

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, on off and he pushes it into the covers

47.4

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, outside off and he dabs it into the point area

47.5

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, 1 run, goes back and punches down to long-on

New Zealand 133/4   LRPL Taylor 59* (104b 6x4 1x6)

48.1

Umar Gul to Taylor, no run, lovely ball outside off and Taylor feels for it, it comes back in but luckily for him not quite enough to take the outside edge

48.2

Umar Gul to Taylor, no run, well outside off and he leaves this through to Adnan

48.3

Umar Gul to Taylor, no run, goes back and defends to Gul who is somehow right under his nose

48.4

Umar Gul to Taylor, no run, outside off and leaves it, hint of movement away

48.5

Umar Gul to Taylor, 1 run, outside off and Taylor guides it through the vacant point position to the man patrolling the deep

New Zealand 134/4   LRPL Taylor 60* (109b 6x4 1x6)

49.1

Wahab Riaz to Taylor, 1 run, short on the pads down leg and he flicks to the deep fine leg

New Zealand 135/4   LRPL Taylor 61* (110b 6x4 1x6)

50.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Taylor, 1 run, on off and worked to long-on

New Zealand 140/4   LRPL Taylor 62* (111b 6x4 1x6)

51.1

Wahab Riaz to Taylor, no run, leaves a ball angling across him through behind the stumps

51.2

Wahab Riaz to Taylor, no run, on leg and defends it back down

51.3

Wahab Riaz to Taylor, no run, ooh full and wide outside off, went down on one knee for the flamboyant cover drive but got a thick inside edge which bounced a few times before reaching Adnan who dived the right way after being initially wrong-footed

51.4

Wahab Riaz to Taylor, no run, this one moves back in from just short of a good length, rides the bounce and plays it down to point

51.5

Wahab Riaz to Taylor, no run, slanting across and left alone

51.6

Wahab Riaz to Taylor, no run, and again he lets it pass by across him

New Zealand 140/4   LRPL Taylor 62* (117b 6x4 1x6)

53.1

Wahab Riaz to Taylor, no run, outside off and left alone

53.2

Wahab Riaz to Taylor, no run, good ball on middle and small movement away, well-covered though as he defends to mid-off

53.3

Wahab Riaz to Taylor, no run, accurate from Wahab, full on middle and he defends down towards mid-off

53.4

Wahab Riaz to Taylor, no run, bouncer on middle which whizzes past his helmet as he gets beneath it

53.5

Wahab Riaz to Taylor, no run, leaves it alone, close to off b ut he leaves well

53.6

Wahab Riaz to Taylor, 1 run, on the pads and clipped out to deep square leg

New Zealand 145/4   LRPL Taylor 63* (123b 6x4 1x6)

54.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Taylor, no run, on off and pushed to wide mid-on

54.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Taylor, 1 run, tossed up outside off and eased to long-on with the full face of the blade

New Zealand 146/4   LRPL Taylor 64* (125b 6x4 1x6)

55.1

Wahab Riaz to Taylor, no run, many balls have been slanted across Taylor and he has left them. This was one of those

55.2

Wahab Riaz to Taylor, no run, great short ball on middle and leg, he shaped to play but jerked his front elbow out of harm's way at the last moment

55.3

Wahab Riaz to Taylor, no run, pushed into the covers off the back foot

55.4

Wahab Riaz to Taylor, no run, probing around off stump but Taylor quickly jabs down on it

55.5

Wahab Riaz to Taylor, 1 run, short on off and steered through gully

New Zealand 147/4   LRPL Taylor 65* (130b 6x4 1x6)

56.1

Tanvir Ahmed to Taylor, 1 wide, very very wide of off, in fact so wide that the umpire calls it, rather flat start from Tanvir

56.2

Tanvir Ahmed to Taylor, 1 run, guides a ball outside off through point

New Zealand 149/4   LRPL Taylor 66* (131b 6x4 1x6)

57.1

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, on off and defends stoutly

57.2

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, on middle and Taylor pushes it to the off side

57.3

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, on middle and he pushes it to mid-on

57.4

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, going down leg but beats the attempted sweep, Adnan takes it on the chest

57.5

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, on leg and nudges past short leg, thinks of one but it isn't on

57.6

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, on off and he pushes it back to Rehman

New Zealand 149/4   LRPL Taylor 66* (137b 6x4 1x6)

59.1

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, on off and Taylor defends resolutely again as he has done for the majority of today

59.2

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, on leg and pushed down the track

59.3

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, on middle and Taylor pushes it down the wicket

59.4

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, 1 run, on off, nurdled into the off side to bring up the home side's 150

59.6

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, on middle and pushed back to Rehman

New Zealand 151/4   LRPL Taylor 67* (142b 6x4 1x6)

61.1

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, outside off and he bottom-edges the cut into the ground as it rolls to point

61.2

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, on leg and Taylor defends with the full face

61.3

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, jabs down on a ball pitching on off

61.4

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, pulls the length back a bit but still defends down off the front foot

61.5

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, fuller outside off and he times the cover drive sweetly but can't beat the fieldsman

61.6

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, 1 run, down leg and he plays it down past short leg

New Zealand 158/4   LRPL Taylor 68* (148b 6x4 1x6)

62.1

Tanvir Ahmed to Taylor, no run, bouncer on middle but Taylor easily gets his head safely out of the line

62.2

Tanvir Ahmed to Taylor, 1 run, short and wide outside off, slapped to the deep sweeper on the off side

New Zealand 159/4   LRPL Taylor 69* (150b 6x4 1x6)

63.1

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, 1 run, on off and Taylor milks another single to long-on

63.3

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, 1 run, and Taylor again picks up an easy single to long-on with a frontal push

New Zealand 166/4   LRPL Taylor 71* (152b 6x4 1x6)

64.1

Umar Gul to Taylor, 1 run, short on middle and Taylor turns that towards midwicket

64.4

Umar Gul to Taylor, 1 run, down leg and Taylor is happy to take the numerous singles on offer on the leg side as he works into the midwicket area

64.6

Umar Gul to Taylor, no run, bouncer outside off, Taylor drops the knees anyway

New Zealand 170/5   LRPL Taylor 73* (155b 6x4 1x6)

66.1

Umar Gul to Taylor, 2 runs, slaps away a short and wide one into the deep

66.2

Umar Gul to Taylor, 1 run, this time on off and he drops and runs into the leg side, Young beats the direct hit from mid-on

New Zealand 173/5   LRPL Taylor 76* (157b 6x4 1x6)

67.4

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, on middle and Taylor again defends with the full face

67.5

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, floated up at 79kph, waits before dropping it into the ground

67.6

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, goes back and punches a short ball on middle back to the bowler

New Zealand 176/5   LRPL Taylor 76* (160b 6x4 1x6)

69.1

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, on off and spins away a touch but Taylor has it under control as he pushes it into the off side

69.2

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, big appeal for lbw, Pakistan though they had their man there as Taylor missed a sweep but it seems as though he was hit outside the libe

69.3

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, defends

69.4

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, goes back to cut down towards point

69.5

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, no run, shorter, goes back on off and pushes back to the bowler

69.6

Abdur Rehman to Taylor, 1 run, worked from off stump with very little timing but no fielder at midwicket lets them take one

New Zealand 177/5   LRPL Taylor 77* (166b 6x4 1x6)

70.1

Umar Gul to Taylor, 1 run, short and wide outside off and Taylor again is happy to slap it to the man in the deep on the off side

New Zealand 178/5   LRPL Taylor 78* (167b 6x4 1x6)

71.1

Wahab Riaz to Taylor, OUT, and he strikes first ball! It was full and wide outside off, he flashed hard at it but could only get a thick snick on it and Adnan dived to his right to take a good catch and remove the main threat. Good innings from Taylor ends with his team needing more

LRPL Taylor c †Adnan Akmal b Wahab Riaz 78 (251m 168b 6x4 1x6) SR: 46.42

New Zealand 180/6   LRPL Taylor 78 (168b 6x4 1x6)
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Series Results
New Zealand v Pakistan at Wellington - Jan 15-19, 2011
Match drawn
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Umar Akmal and Umar celebrate Pakistan's win, New Zealand v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Wellington, 5th day, January 19, 2011

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Pakistan celebrate their first Test series win outside the subcontinent in seven years, New Zealand v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Wellington, 5th day, January 19, 2011

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