New Zealand tour of Zimbabwe, 3rd ODI: Zimbabwe v New Zealand at Bulawayo, Oct 25, 2011
Zimbabwe won by 1 wicket (with 1 ball remaining)
25 October 2011 (50-over match)
10.1

Price to Taylor, no run, wide of the crease, holds its line against the angle, defended respectfully by Taylor

10.2

Price to Taylor, no run, slower through the air, draws him forward, played watchfully again

10.3

Price to Taylor, no run, another forward defensive

10.4

Price to Taylor, 1 run, this one holds into the surface a bit, and turns too. But because it starts from leg, and a touch short, it is easy to work it away for a single

10.5

Price to Ryder, 1 run, short of a length, on the pads, clipped away on the up, gets a single to deep square

10.6

Price to Taylor, 1 run, nicely flighted, middle and off, driven to long-off for one

New Zealand 58/3   RW Price 1-0-3-0
12.1

Price to Ryder, no run, short of a length, turning in towards middle, pushed to midwicket

12.2

Price to Ryder, no run, defended to that straightish midwicket again

12.3

Price to Ryder, 1 run, places this one wide of that man at midwicket, gets a single

12.4

Price to Taylor, no run, punches this outside off, can't beat extra cover

12.5

Price to Taylor, 1 leg bye, angling into the pads, misses with the flick, but takes a leg-bye

12.6

Price to Ryder, no run, pitched up outside off, defended back to the bowler

New Zealand 60/3   RW Price 2-0-4-0
14.1

Price to Ryder, 1 run, overpitched on off, driven to long-on for one

14.2

Price to Taylor, no run, angled into the pads, defended to midwicket

14.3

Price to Taylor, no run, flighted outside off, defended back to the bowler

14.4

Price to Taylor, no run, short of a length, pushed to midwicket

14.5

Price to Taylor, no run, presses forward to try and work this to leg, but can't beat midwicket

14.6

Price to Taylor, 1 run, flighted outside off, driven to long-off for one

New Zealand 69/3   RW Price 3-0-6-0
16.1

Price to Ryder, 1 run, flighted outside off, pushed to long-on for one

16.2

Price to Taylor, 1 run, flicked away square on the leg side

16.3

Price to Ryder, no run, punched back to the bowler

16.4

Price to Ryder, 1 run, comes forward to work this away for a single into the leg side

16.5

Price to Taylor, FOUR, there comes the Taylor slog-sweep. It was always a matter of when and not if. Goes square of deep midwicket with this one

16.6

Price to Taylor, 1 run, pushed straight to midwicket, wants a quick single, a direct-hit there would have run Ryder out

New Zealand 79/3   RW Price 4-0-14-0
18.1

Price to Taylor, no run, shortish just outside off, cut away straight to point

18.2

Price to Taylor, no run, tossed up on middle, pushes it gently back to the bowler

18.3

Price to Taylor, 1 run, closes the face on that one and rolls it wide of mid-on, quicker through the air from Price

18.4

Price to Ryder, SIX, beautifully timed by Ryder, stepped out to that flighted delivery, got to the pitch and launched it over mid-off, it carried all the way, seemed just like a chip

18.5

Price to Ryder, 1 run, turned past midwicket into the deep for a single

18.6

Price to Taylor, no run, fullish on the off, pushed straight to extra cover

New Zealand 92/3   RW Price 5-0-22-0
33.1

Price to Taylor, 1 run, short of a length, on off, punched down to long-on for one

33.2

Price to Williamson, 1 run, punched down to long-off for one

33.3

Price to Taylor, 2 wides, fired down the leg side, and they take a single off the ricochet off Taibu's gloves too

33.3

Price to Williamson, no run, arm ball, punched to leg, but can't beat the straight midwicket

33.4

Price to Williamson, no run, slows it down, flights it generously, defended to extra cover

33.5

Price to Williamson, 1 run, pushed down to long-on for one now

33.6

Price to Taylor, no run, that's a wide down the leg side. Oh wait, it hasn't been called. Taylor is surprised, and so am I. The umpire reckons it hit the pad on the way. I didn't see any such event

New Zealand 158/4   RW Price 6-0-27-0
35.1

Price to Williamson, no run, fired in outside off, beats the cut

35.2

Price to Williamson, no run, arm ball, length ball, angling in, pushed back to Price

35.3

Price to Williamson, no run, cramps him up again, hit to straight midwicket

35.4

Price to Williamson, 1 run, makes room this time to punch it square from in front of the stumps

35.5

Price to Taylor, 2 runs, Taylor tries the big sweep first ball, Price fires it in full and straight, Taylor gets a huge top edge on the low full toss, but it clears Masakadza who is running back from square leg

35.6

Price to Taylor, FOUR, hits this sweep all right, along the ground, past square leg. Taylor is warming up. Taylor raises his bat because the scoreboard at the ground shows he is 50. He is not

New Zealand 168/4   RW Price 7-0-34-0
37.1

Price to Taylor, no run, fired into the pads pushed to midwicket

37.2

Price to Taylor, 1 run, hit into the leg side, but he has both deep square and deep midwicket for Taylor

37.3

Price to Williamson, 1 leg bye, full, into the pads, concedes just a leg-bye

37.4

Price to Taylor, no run, Taylor looks to make room, but Price fires this in again, cramping him up. Hit back to the bowler

37.5

Price to Taylor, 2 runs, gets inside the line of this one, hitting it between deep square and deep midwicket

37.6

Price to Taylor, 1 wide, this one is angled too far down and is called a wide

37.6

Price to Taylor, 1 run, pushed to mid-on to keep strike

New Zealand 181/4   RW Price 8-0-39-0
39.1

Price to Taylor, 2 runs, goes inside-out, mis-hits it, but manages to clear mid-off

39.2

Price to Taylor, FOUR, makes room first, then goes inside the line of a fast leg-side full toss, hits the sweep in the air, Masakadza runs to his right from deep square, makes a full-length dive, gets one hand to it, but can't hold on

39.3

Price to Taylor, 1 run, cuts this from well outside leg, can't beat point

39.4

Price to Williamson, 2 runs, makes room again, cuts from in front of off, beats point, gets a couple

39.5

Price to Williamson, FOUR, moves across the line to shovel this low full toss to the left of Waller at deep midwicket. He gets a hand to it, but can't stop four

39.6

Price to Williamson, 2 runs, pulled away wide of deep square for a couple

New Zealand 209/4   RW Price 9-0-54-0
41.1

Price to Taylor, no run, cramps him up with one quick delivery

41.2

Price to Taylor, no run, chips down the track, Price slows it down, he ends up pushing to midwicket

41.3

Price to Taylor, 1 run, tries the big sweep, gets a bottom edge for one

41.4

Price to Williamson, no run, fired in on middle and off, hit back to the bowler

41.5

Price to Williamson, 1 run, leaves the crease to chip this down the ground for one

41.6

Price to Taylor, 1 run, into the pads, worked away for a single

New Zealand 220/4   RW Price 10-0-57-0
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