Player of the Match
Player of the Match
    0.3 and here we go again, outside off, gets well forward, plays too far ahead of the pad, edges to second slip 2/1
    2.3 this time he bowls the straight one, plays fro the in-swing, gets the edge off the back foot, taken at first slip 3/2
    14 just outside off, a touch of away movement, pushes at it, gets a feint edge and he is on his way 37/6
    4.3 outside off, holds its line, has to play at that, but pushes out to it, gets the edge to the keeper 5/3
    9.1 first ball after tea, a beauty, starts on line, swing and bounce, off the shoulder of the bat to the man at gully 12/4
    9.3 fullish ball, gets back and not forward, plays across that and is trapped right in front, no chance of a review 12/5
    48.2 WHAT A CATCH, gets a short ball outside off, cuts, bit of a top edge, Brownlie leaps high at takes that one handed, great catch 143/9
    34.4 gets a knee high full toss, throws the kitchen sink at that, splices it gently to mid wicket 100/7
    47 outside off, angles in, plays at that, Hot Spot shows a feather of a touch and the review from Zimbabwe is turned down 134/8
    not out
    48.3 make that 6 for Martin, full, just outside off, the left hander pushes out at it, gets the edge and a good catch from a divng watling 143/10
    7 (b 4, lb 3)
    143 all out (f/o) (48.3 Overs, RR: 2.94, 208 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-2 (TMK Mawoyo, 0.3 ov), 2-3 (H Masakadza, 2.3 ov), 3-5 (BRM Taylor, 4.3 ov), 4-12 (T Taibu, 9.1 ov), 5-12 (MN Waller, 9.3 ov), 6-37 (F Mutizwa, 13.6 ov), 7-100 (AG Cremer, 34.4 ov), 8-134 (SW Masakadza, 46.6 ov), 9-143 (RW Chakabva, 48.2 ov), 10-143 (BV Vitori, 48.3 ov)
    CS Martin8.332663.0500
    TG Southee8.022002.5000
    DAJ Bracewell10.042632.6000
    DL Vettori10.012502.5000
    TA Boult9.041501.6600
    MJ Guptill1.0012012.0000
    KS Williamson2.001216.0000

Close of Play

  • Thu, 26 Jan - day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 331/5 (LRPL Taylor 111*, BJ Watling 15*, 90 ov)
  • Fri, 27 Jan - day 2 - New Zealand 1st innings 392/5 (BJ Watling 52*, DAJ Bracewell 11*, 105.2 ov)
  • Sat, 28 Jan - day 3 - Zimbabwe 2nd innings 143 (48.3 ov) - end of match

Match Notes