ICC World Twenty20, 2nd Match, Group D: New Zealand v Scotland at The Oval, Jun 6, 2009
ICC World Twenty20 - 2nd match, Group D
New Zealand won by 7 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)
Played at Kennington Oval, London (neutral venue)
6 June 2009 (20-over match)

O'Brien to Watson, FOUR, The Scots are away, short of a length on the off, goes for a mighty pull, takes the outside edge, flies over the slips for a boundary towards third man


O'Brien to Watson, 1 leg bye, held it back again, straying in line just slightly, tries to pull it behind square, is struck on the thighs, they steal a leg bye


O'Brien to Watson, FOUR, poor ball, bangs it in short, on middle, comes forward and swings it away over square leg for a boundary, encouraging start


O'Brien to Watson, FOUR, even better, this one was pitched up, in the slot ,he makes room and hoicks it over midwicket for another four


O'Brien to Watson, FOUR, three in a row, O'Brien should blog about this,good length on middle, smacks it over the bowlers head, through the line for his third boundary, 18 off the first over

Scotland 18/0   RR Watson 16* (5b 4x4)

Franklin to Watson, FOUR, Watson is in fine nick, slightly short on middle, moves away and pulls it over midwicket, firmly struck, gets some good elevation on it, bounces a couple of times before beating deep midwicket for a boundary


Franklin to Watson, 2 runs, full and wide, makes room and steers it through a diving point for a single


Franklin to Watson, FOUR, the runs keep flowing, overpitched outside off, makes room and slashes hard, gets an under-edge well wide of the diving keeper for a boundary


Franklin to Watson, 1 run, low full toss outside off, punched down to mid-on, takes a single and keeps the strike

Scotland 30/0   RR Watson 27* (9b 6x4)

Butler to Watson, OUT, gets a wicket straightaway, the change of pace does the trick, an offcutter bowled full outside off, Watson attempts to clear deep extra cover, the shot was on, but didn't get the distance, Taylor stood patiently and caught it with ease

RR Watson c Taylor b Butler 27 (9m 10b 6x4 0x6) SR: 270.00

Scotland 30/1   RR Watson 27 (10b 6x4)





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