ICC World Cup, 36th Match, Super Eights: Ireland v New Zealand at Providence, Apr 9, 2007
ICC World Cup - 36th match, Super Eights
New Zealand won by 129 runs
Played at Providence Stadium, Guyana (neutral venue)
9 April 2007 (50-over match)
5.5

Rankin to Marshall, 2 runs, gets off the mark with a fluent off drive. Past mid-off.

5.6

Rankin to Marshall, 1 run, lands on a length, outside off stump, comes in a touch, Marshall is caught at the crease, neither forward, neither backward, bunts it away to the on side

New Zealand 38/1   HJH Marshall 3* (2b)
6.1

Langford-Smith to Marshall, no run, lands on a length, just outside off stump, Marshall pushes it out to cover.

6.2

Langford-Smith to Marshall, FOUR, full and outside off stump, Marshall leans forward, square-drives, the bottom-hand comes off the handle, the top hand gives it direction and he squeezes it past point

6.3

Langford-Smith to Marshall, no run

6.4

Langford-Smith to Marshall, FOUR, Both are looking pretty good out there. Fulton and Marshall. This time its Marshall who leans forward and drives between extra cover and mid-off. Again too full in length. Not much movement and it begs to be driven. He has to shorten the length slightly

6.5

Langford-Smith to Marshall, no run, better. Short of driveable length, outside off and left alone

6.6

Langford-Smith to Marshall, no run, Spot on again. Back of length, lands outside off stump, goes on straight, the bat comes down in an angle and the ball threads the bat and pad gap and flies past the off stump.

New Zealand 46/1   HJH Marshall 11* (8b 2x4)
8.1

Langford-Smith to Marshall, no run, homing in on the off stump, defended on the front foot

8.2

Langford-Smith to Marshall, 1 run, Short of length, outside off stump, chopped to third man

8.4

Langford-Smith to Marshall, no run, full, slightly slow in pace, on the off stump line, driven to short extra cover fielder.

8.5

Langford-Smith to Marshall, no run, full again, almost at the block hole, on the middle and leg, dug out to mid-on

8.6

Langford-Smith to Marshall, 1 run, run down to third man for a single

New Zealand 53/1   HJH Marshall 13* (13b 2x4)
9.1

Johnston to Marshall, no run, well outside the off stump, Marshall chases after it and misses.

9.2

Johnston to Marshall, 1 run, on the middle stump line, driven towards mid-on for a single

New Zealand 54/1   HJH Marshall 14* (15b 2x4)
10.1

Langford-Smith to Marshall, no run, length-delivery outside off stump, Marshall eases it to cover.

10.2

Langford-Smith to Marshall, no run, beaten on the drive. It was full and outside off and Marshall was sucked into a loose drive. The bat went inside the line.

10.3

Langford-Smith to Marshall, 2 runs, full and well outside off stump, Marshall chased after it and slashed it over point.

10.4

Langford-Smith to Marshall, no run, homing in on the middle and off stump line, driven to short cover. The left leg was dangerously kept across, a little bit more and he could have been a lbw victim.

10.5

Langford-Smith to Marshall, no run, on the off stump line, square-driven to point.

10.6

Langford-Smith to Marshall, OUT, Morgan takes a beauty. At cover. It was full and outside off, Marshall tries to drive it over cover, mistimes and the ball bobs over Morgan. He backpedals, stretches his hands above his hand and holds on to it. The bowler is ecstatic. He does a little jig.

HJH Marshall c Morgan b Langford-Smith 16 (21m 21b 2x4 0x6) SR: 76.19

New Zealand 59/2   HJH Marshall 16 (21b 2x4)
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