Zimbabwe in New Zealand ODI Series - 1st ODI

New Zealand v Zimbabwe

New Zealand won by 90 runs

13.1

Chigumbura to Williamson, no run, starts with a ball down leg and there is anoise as Williamson tries to pull on the way through to the keeper, they think of reviewing but decide against it, might have clipped the glove but also maybe the top of the back pad

13.2

Chigumbura to Williamson, no run, defends down to leg

13.3

Chigumbura to Williamson, 2 runs, authoritative pull from Williamson, slaps the short ball powerfully through midwicket, good dive on the boundary

13.4

Chigumbura to Williamson, no run, works a full ball to mid-on

13.5

Chigumbura to Williamson, 2 runs, moves outside off and wristily works it past the diving close-in fielder

13.6

Chigumbura to Williamson, 1 run, confidently walks down the wicket outside off, defends into the covers and the young whippersnapper steals another single

New Zealand 72/2   E Chigumbura 1-0-5-0

22.1

Chigumbura to Latham, 1 run, starts with a gentle delivery on the legs and he tucks it to deep backward square

22.2

Chigumbura to Guptill, 1 run, hangs back and cuts the wide ball outside off to deep point

22.3

Chigumbura to Latham, no run, stays back and defends a ball on off into the covers

22.4

Chigumbura to Latham, no run, again hangs back and defends into the covers

22.5

Chigumbura to Latham, 1 run, outside off, opens the face and runs it through backward point

22.6

Chigumbura to Guptill, 2 runs, outside off, doesn't time the push well, but cover puts in a poor effort and lets it through

New Zealand 124/3   E Chigumbura 2-0-10-0

24.1

Chigumbura to Guptill, no run, stays back in the crease and defends into the off side

24.2

Chigumbura to Guptill, 1 run, hangs back and defends it at his feet, they jog through for a run with no dramas

24.3

Chigumbura to Latham, 1 run, strays down leg again and helped on its way, the rotation of the strike has been excellent from these two

24.4

Chigumbura to Guptill, OUT, cleaned him out! Chigumbura fired this in with a bit more shoulder behind it, it pitched on off and moved back in past the attempted drive while also keeping a bit low, clatters into the stumps and that's the big wicket

MJ Guptill b Chigumbura 70 (105m 66b 9x4 0x6) SR: 106.06

24.5

Chigumbura to Brownlie, no run, another ripper, short on off and rears a touch, has to drop the wrists

24.6

Chigumbura to Brownlie, no run, goes back and defends down, two debutants together at the crease now

New Zealand 130/4   E Chigumbura 3-0-12-1

26.1

Chigumbura to Latham, no run, punched down the pitch but not past the fielders

26.2

Chigumbura to Latham, no run, on middle and wristily works to midwicket, an element of risk in that shot

26.3

Chigumbura to Latham, 1 run, chops this ball outside off past the diving Chakabva at point

26.4

Chigumbura to Brownlie, no run, nips back in from outside off and keeps a touch low, Brownlie jams it out to mid-on

26.5

Chigumbura to Brownlie, no run, stays in the crease and defends a good length ball to mid-off

26.6

Chigumbura to Brownlie, no run, drives nicely but straight to mid-on

New Zealand 138/4   E Chigumbura 4-0-13-1

28.1

Chigumbura to Latham, 1 leg bye, well almost a run-out there, was on leg and hit the thigh pad, lots of hesitation and Latham would have been out by a country mile at the non-striker's end had the fielder hit

28.2

Chigumbura to Brownlie, no run, Brownlie plays to mid-on and immediately slips over upon playing the shot, looks at his spikes in an accusatory fashion

28.3

Chigumbura to Brownlie, no run, plays this into the leg side

28.4

Chigumbura to Brownlie, 2 runs, angling into middle and he flicks it away nicely to deep backward square

28.5

Chigumbura to Brownlie, 1 run, outside off and shovelled down to third man

28.6

Chigumbura to Latham, OUT, Elton gets his second wicket with a full ball outside off, lures Latham into the drive and he gets a healthy edge which carries low to Taibu's left

TWM Latham c †Taibu b Chigumbura 24 (43m 33b 3x4 0x6) SR: 72.72

New Zealand 147/5   E Chigumbura 5-0-16-2

30.1

Chigumbura to Brownlie, 1 run, goes back and plays a cracking cut to the man in the deep

30.2

Chigumbura to NL McCullum, no run, defends nicely into the leg side

30.3

Chigumbura to NL McCullum, no run, probing delivery outside off which moves past the attempted forward defensive

30.4

Chigumbura to NL McCullum, no run, hangs back and punches to point

30.5

Chigumbura to NL McCullum, FOUR, the length is dragged back and it stis up enough on off stump for Nathan to swivel and pull with some power behind it to the midwicket fence

30.6

Chigumbura to NL McCullum, no run, lets the last ball of the over pass through outside off

New Zealand 155/5   E Chigumbura 6-0-21-2

32.1

Chigumbura to Brownlie, no run, hangs back and defends down the pitch

32.2

Chigumbura to Brownlie, no run, goes back and plays into the covers

32.3

Chigumbura to Brownlie, no run, outside off and Brownlie forces to mid-off without much foot movement

32.4

Chigumbura to Brownlie, no run, nice tight over so far as Brownlie again defends solidly

32.5

Chigumbura to Brownlie, 1 run, angling in and despite being cramped, he squeezes it between the stumps and mid-on

32.6

Chigumbura to NL McCullum, 1 run, OUT, short outside off and rises on him a bit, gets on top of the bounce and plays it past point

DG Brownlie run out 19 (30m 28b 2x4 0x6) SR: 67.85

New Zealand 166/5   E Chigumbura 7-0-23-2

34.1

Chigumbura to Ellis, 1 run, outside off and chopped past the slips

34.2

Chigumbura to NL McCullum, 1 run, goes back and punches solidly past the point fielder

34.3

Chigumbura to Ellis, 1 run, Ellis again gets an outside edge to a good ball on middle and off but he squeezes it to the right of the slips cordon

34.4

Chigumbura to NL McCullum, no run, hops back and tries to work it to leg but doesn't beat mid-on

34.5

Chigumbura to NL McCullum, no run, full and he is forward to defend to point

34.6

Chigumbura to NL McCullum, no run, comes forward and defends to cover

New Zealand 172/6   E Chigumbura 8-0-26-2

36.1

Chigumbura to NL McCullum, 1 run, guides it to third man off the open face

36.2

Chigumbura to Ellis, 1 run

36.3

Chigumbura to NL McCullum, no run, goes back and defends nicely

36.4

Chigumbura to NL McCullum, FOUR, charges down the wicket like a bull watching a red rag and heaves it over midwicket

36.5

Chigumbura to NL McCullum, 2 runs, hangs back before shuffling across and clipping into the deep at backward square

36.6

Chigumbura to NL McCullum, 2 runs, a pair of twos for McCullum as he waits on it and just gently nudges it through square leg

New Zealand 188/6   E Chigumbura 9-0-36-2

41.1

Chigumbura to NL McCullum, 1 run, played to point and they rush through

41.2

Chigumbura to Ellis, FOUR, cracks a cut past point and once it beat him, it was always four, so sweetly was it hit

41.3

Chigumbura to Ellis, 1 run

41.4

Chigumbura to NL McCullum, 2 runs, on the hips and turned fine, hit softly enough to allow them to put pressure on the fielder and steal a second on the throw

41.5

Chigumbura to NL McCullum, 1 run, goes back and rides the bounce to play a good length ball on off down to third man, brings up the 50 stand at just under a run-a-ball, good sensible batting from this pair to rebuild

41.6

Chigumbura to Ellis, 1 run, dropped at the feet and both batsmen are in sync with each other as they race through

New Zealand 217/6   E Chigumbura 10-0-46-2
Series Results
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New Zealand won by 202 runs
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New Zealand v Zimbabwe at Dunedin - Feb 3, 2012
New Zealand won by 90 runs
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Feb 3, 2012

New Zealand celebrate going 1-0 up in the series, New Zealand v Zimbabwe, 1st ODI, Dunedin, February 3, 2012

New Zealand celebrate going 1-0 up in the series

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Feb 3, 2012

Brendon McCullum fell for 3, New Zealand v Zimbabwe, 1st ODI, Dunedin, February 3, 2012

Brendon McCullum fell for 3

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