Zimbabwe in New Zealand ODI Series - 1st ODI

New Zealand v Zimbabwe

New Zealand won by 90 runs

15.1

Price to Williamson, 2 runs, starts with a full ball on leg and works it away into the leg side

15.2

Price to Williamson, no run, full and angling into leg, hangs back and defends

15.3

Price to Williamson, no run, uses his feet to come down but is deceived by Price who pulls the length back, forced to defend

15.4

Price to Williamson, no run, goes back and wristily whips off middle stump to midwicket

15.5

Price to Williamson, FOUR, Williamson gets the upper hand in this intriguing battle with Price, moved across the stumps, down on one knee and slog-sweeps over backward square

15.6

Price to Williamson, FOUR, doesn't move across as much but still sweeps hard, beats the diving square leg and picks up consecutive boundaries

New Zealand 91/2   RW Price 1-0-10-0

17.1

Price to Guptill, no run, slightly short on middle, goes back and punches to Price

17.2

Price to Guptill, no run, good length making him go back to a reasonably full ball, defends down the pitch

17.3

Price to Guptill, no run, gets fully forward this time to defend

17.4

Price to Guptill, 2 runs, stays back and whips this through midwicket

17.5

Price to Guptill, no run, hangs back and defends into the off side

17.6

Price to Guptill, 1 run, strays onto the legs and he turns it through square to bring up a breezy half-century from 44 deliveries

New Zealand 95/3   RW Price 2-0-13-0

19.1

Price to Guptill, no run

19.2

Price to Guptill, no run

19.3

Price to Guptill, no run

19.4

Price to Guptill, no run, goes back and tries to cut but is beaten by the bounce, not too far from off stump

19.5

Price to Guptill, no run, back onto his stumps and works to midwicket

19.6

Price to Guptill, no run, excellent maiden over from Price, cramps him for room on the back foot and he works it straight to mid-on

New Zealand 100/3   RW Price 3-1-13-0

21.1

Price to Guptill, FOUR, short ball on leg and he rocks back, pulls with power past square leg and out to the fence

21.2

Price to Guptill, 4 runs, gets down and sweeps very fine, they run four by the time it is hauled back in on the rope

21.3

Price to Guptill, 1 run, milks a middle and leg delivery away inside the circle

21.4

Price to Latham, 1 run, on leg and tucked away square

21.5

Price to Guptill, no run, fired in on leg, tries to sweep but hits him on the pad, no appeal from Price who is usually very willing to go up

21.6

Price to Guptill, no run, is forward nicely and defends this full ball on middle under the eyes

New Zealand 119/3   RW Price 4-1-23-0

23.1

Price to Latham, 1 run, sweeps in muscular fashion off the pads to deep square leg

23.2

Price to Guptill, 1 run, works a full ball on leg down to long-on

23.3

Price to Latham, 1 run, Price being milked here, works it fine down leg

23.4

Price to Guptill, 1 run, comes forward, defends with an open face, sets off for a single and gets it easily

23.5

Price to Latham, no run, comes down the wicket but withholds any aggression and defends as he wasn't fully to the pitch

23.6

Price to Latham, no run, on the back foot, cannot beat mid-off with the punch

New Zealand 128/3   RW Price 5-1-27-0

25.1

Price to Latham, FOUR, sweeps strongly and the man in the deep runs around from cow corner but can't prevent it beating him

25.2

Price to Latham, 1 run, works this fuller ball down to long-on

25.3

Price to Brownlie, no run, tossed up and defended back to Price

25.4

Price to Brownlie, no run, on off and is forward to defend

25.5

Price to Brownlie, 1 run, first ODI run for Brownlie who goes back and clips it square into the leg side

25.6

Price to Latham, 1 run, pitches on middle and turns back in sharply, gets the bat in front of pad and angles the defensive stroke fine

New Zealand 137/4   RW Price 6-1-34-0

27.1

Price to Latham, 1 run, goes back and chops down on it through point

27.2

Price to Brownlie, 1 run, goes back and calmly works to the left of fine leg

27.3

Price to Latham, no run, uses his feet and attractively drives to mid-on

27.4

Price to Latham, 1 run, hangs back and clips through the vacant areas on the leg side

27.5

Price to Brownlie, 1 run, forward and pushes with a minimum of fuss down to long-on

27.6

Price to Latham, 1 run, down on one knee and sweeps to deep backward square

New Zealand 143/4   RW Price 7-1-39-0

29.1

Price to Brownlie, 1 run, tucks it off the pads into the leg side

29.2

Price to NL McCullum, no run, goes back and plays into the off-side

29.3

Price to NL McCullum, no run, again moves away and punches to cover

29.4

Price to NL McCullum, 1 run, goes back and flicks it to leg to get off the mark

29.5

Price to Brownlie, 1 run, goes back to afuller ball on leg, clips to the right of midwicket, Price oohs and aahs after that ball, hoping to slide one past the bat

29.6

Price to NL McCullum, no run, does so on this occasion but it was shorter and going down leg

New Zealand 150/5   RW Price 8-1-42-0

38.1

Price to Ellis, no run

38.2

Price to Ellis, no run

38.3

Price to Ellis, no run

38.4

Price to Ellis, no run

38.5

Price to Ellis, 1 run, finally gets a single down to long-off

38.6

Price to NL McCullum, no run

New Zealand 196/6   RW Price 9-1-43-0

40.1

Price to Ellis, 1 run

40.2

Price to NL McCullum, 1 run

40.3

Price to Ellis, 1 run, mistimes the drive past Price who dives and angrily slams his hand on the ground in frustration at being unable to prevent the single

40.4

Price to NL McCullum, no run

40.5

Price to NL McCullum, 1 run, goes back and punches through the covers

40.6

Price to Ellis, no run, Price ends his spell with a dot and finishes with respectable figures

New Zealand 207/6   RW Price 10-1-47-0
Series Results
New Zealand v Zimbabwe at Napier - Feb 9, 2012
New Zealand won by 202 runs
New Zealand v Zimbabwe at Whangarei - Feb 6, 2012
New Zealand won by 141 runs
New Zealand v Zimbabwe at Dunedin - Feb 3, 2012
New Zealand won by 90 runs
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Photos

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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