Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100  | Overs 101-150

37.4

Price to Taylor, no run, defended on the front foot

37.5

Price to Taylor, no run, Taylor moves forward and blocks

37.6

Price to Taylor, no run, defended back towards the bowler

New Zealand 115/2   LRPL Taylor 0* (3b)

39.2

Price to Taylor, no run, defended on the off side

39.3

Price to Taylor, no run, tight line and length, Taylor strides out and defends

39.4

Price to Taylor, no run, defended on the front foot back down the pitch

39.5

Price to Taylor, no run, wider outside off stump, Taylor lets it go

39.6

Price to Taylor, no run, cut off the back foot towards point

New Zealand 118/2   LRPL Taylor 0* (8b)

41.1

Price to Taylor, no run, played back to the bowler

41.2

Price to Taylor, no run, played off the front foot towards silly point

41.3

Price to Taylor, no run, a touch shorter outside off, cut towards point

41.4

Price to Taylor, no run, defended on the front foot towards the bowler

41.5

Price to Taylor, 1 run, bowled from the extreme left of the crease, Taylor gets down on one knee and paddles towards square

New Zealand 123/2   LRPL Taylor 1* (13b)

42.1

Ncube to Taylor, no run, good length and straight, punched from the crease past the bowler but the fielder from mid-on cuts off the shot

42.2

Ncube to Taylor, no run, driven from the crease towards mid-off

42.3

Ncube to Taylor, FOUR, that's a poor ball, full down leg side, Taylor only needed to get a little bit of bat on that to send it past the keeper, and he did

42.4

Ncube to Taylor, no run

42.5

Ncube to Taylor, no run

42.6

Ncube to Taylor, no run, short of a length outside off, Taylor lets it go

New Zealand 127/2   LRPL Taylor 5* (19b 1x4)

43.2

Price to Taylor, no run, tossed up from round the wicket, defended on the front foot

43.3

Price to Taylor, no run, bowled slowly with flight outside off, Taylor lets it go

43.4

Price to Taylor, no run, driven off the front foot to extra cover

43.5

Price to Taylor, 1 run, Taylor leans forward to take the ball on the full and paddles it fine

New Zealand 129/2   LRPL Taylor 6* (23b 1x4)

44.1

Ncube to Taylor, no run, Taylor stays in his crease and defends a good length ball on the leg side

44.2

Ncube to Taylor, no run, defended on the front foot towards cover

44.3

Ncube to Taylor, no run, played towards mid-off on the front foot

44.4

Ncube to Taylor, no run, short of a length and straight, the batsman gets behind the line and defends

44.5

Ncube to Taylor, no run, full ball angling into off and middle, played to the fielder at silly mid-on

44.6

Ncube to Taylor, no run, driven of the front foot towards mid-off

New Zealand 129/2   LRPL Taylor 6* (29b 1x4)

45.3

Price to Taylor, no run, played off the back foot towards the off side

45.4

Price to Taylor, no run, defended to the fielder at short leg

45.5

Price to Taylor, no run, Taylor goes back and blocks on the leg side

45.6

Price to Taylor, 1 run, Taylor gets down low and paddles towards long leg

New Zealand 131/2   LRPL Taylor 7* (33b 1x4)

46.1

Ncube to Taylor, no run, good length and straight, played back to the bowler

46.2

Ncube to Taylor, no run, huge appeal for lbw as Ncube slants the ball back into the right-hander and hits the pad after Taylor tries to play across the line and misses. The ball hits high on the pad and maybe missing leg as well

46.3

Ncube to Taylor, no run, defended on the front foot on the on side

46.4

Ncube to Taylor, no run, defended from the crease towards midwicket

46.5

Ncube to Taylor, no run, defended to the fielder at silly mid on

46.6

Ncube to Taylor, FOUR, Taylor sees some width outside off and goes hard at the full ball, driving it in the air and wide of the fielder at gully, more of a thick outside edge than off the middle of the bat

New Zealand 135/2   LRPL Taylor 11* (39b 2x4)

47.4

Price to Taylor, 1 run, played to long-on for a single

47.6

Price to Taylor, 1 run, Tyalor goes down on one knee and sweeps towards long leg

New Zealand 139/2   LRPL Taylor 13* (41b 2x4)

48.1

Mpofu to Taylor, 2 runs, played off the pads towards long leg

48.2

Mpofu to Taylor, no run, Taylor moves forward and defends on the off side

48.3

Mpofu to Taylor, no run, good length on off stump, Taylor strides forward once again and defends towards the bowler

48.4

Mpofu to Taylor, 1 run, Taylor stays back and nudges the ball off his hips behind square

New Zealand 142/2   LRPL Taylor 16* (45b 2x4)

49.1

Price to Taylor, no run, Taylor leans forward and blocks back down the pitch

49.2

Price to Taylor, no run, nudged off the back foot through square leg

49.3

Price to Taylor, 1 run, Taylor leans forward and sweeps behind square

49.5

Price to Taylor, no run, wide outside leg stump, Taylor tries to sweep but doesn't connect

49.6

Price to Taylor, no run, Taylor once again tries to sweep from wide outside leg but makes no contact. Price is pitching outside leg from over the wicket

New Zealand 144/2   LRPL Taylor 17* (50b 2x4)

51.1

Price to Taylor, no run, defended on the front foot on the leg side

51.2

Price to Taylor, 1 run, Taylor sweeps behind square leg

51.5

Price to Taylor, no run, played off the back foot towards midwicket

51.6

Price to Taylor, no run, tossed up from over the wicket, defended on the front foot

New Zealand 152/2   LRPL Taylor 18* (54b 2x4)

52.2

Mpofu to Taylor, no run, tight line and length, defended on the front foot towards the bowler

52.3

Mpofu to Taylor, no run, fuller length on off stump, the batsman defends back to Mpofu

52.4

Mpofu to Taylor, no run, driven to mid-off

52.5

Mpofu to Taylor, no run, full ball on middle stump, played to midwicket

52.6

Mpofu to Taylor, no run, full and straight once again, Taylor stays in his crease and closes the face of the bat to play on the leg side

New Zealand 153/2   LRPL Taylor 18* (59b 2x4)

53.4

Masakadza to Taylor, no run, good length on off stump, Taylor moves forward to block

53.5

Masakadza to Taylor, no run, there's an appeal for lbw after Taylor moves forward to defend but there was an inside edge

53.6

Masakadza to Taylor, 1 run, driven towards wide mid-off

New Zealand 155/2   LRPL Taylor 19* (62b 2x4)

54.1

Mpofu to Taylor, FOUR, Taylor uses the width outside off stump to cut the ball hard through point

54.2

Mpofu to Taylor, no run, good length outside off stump, defended on the front foot

54.3

Mpofu to Taylor, no run, tight line and length around off stump, defended on the front foot towards the off side

54.4

Mpofu to Taylor, no run, Taylor moves forward to play a punchy drive to cover

54.5

Mpofu to Taylor, no run, slower ball around off stump, blocked off the front foot

54.6

Mpofu to Taylor, no run, pushed off the front foot towards mid-on

New Zealand 159/2   LRPL Taylor 23* (68b 3x4)

56.1

Mpofu to Taylor, FOUR, a half-volley outside off stump and Taylor leans on to the front foot and drives it between mid-off and extra cover

56.2

Mpofu to Taylor, no run, good length outside off, defended off the front foot, there's a silly mid-off in place now

56.3

Mpofu to Taylor, no run, Taylor moves forward once again and plays towards point

56.4

Mpofu to Taylor, no run, punched off the front foot towards cover

56.5

Mpofu to Taylor, 1 run, full ball on a wicket-to-wicket line, the batsman drives past the bowler and sets off

New Zealand 164/2   LRPL Taylor 28* (73b 4x4)

57.1

Masakadza to Taylor, no run, defended on the front foot on the leg side

57.2

Masakadza to Taylor, 1 run, a bit of width outside off and Taylor uses it to cut behind point

57.6

Masakadza to Taylor, no run, played to the fielder at mid-on

New Zealand 170/2   LRPL Taylor 29* (76b 4x4)

58.2

Waller to Taylor, no run, nudged off the front foot towards the leg side

58.3

Waller to Taylor, 1 run, that's a long hop and Taylor stays in his crease and works it off his pads

New Zealand 172/2   LRPL Taylor 30* (78b 4x4)

60.1

Waller to Taylor, no run, the batsman lunges forward to defend

60.2

Waller to Taylor, 1 run, short ball, played from the crease to long-on

New Zealand 176/2   LRPL Taylor 31* (80b 4x4)

61.1

Masakadza to Taylor, no run, good length on off stump, defended on the front

61.2

Masakadza to Taylor, no run, blocked off the front foot on the off side

61.3

Masakadza to Taylor, no run, played towards mid-on

61.4

Masakadza to Taylor, no run, good length and straight, defended from the crease

61.5

Masakadza to Taylor, 1 run, full ball on middle and leg, worked off the pads for a single

New Zealand 177/2   LRPL Taylor 32* (85b 4x4)

62.1

Waller to Taylor, no run, played off the pads from the crease towards midwicket

62.2

Waller to Taylor, no run, defended on the front foot on the off side

62.3

Waller to Taylor, 1 run, played off the pads through square

62.5

Waller to Taylor, no run, flat ball down leg side, glanced off the pads to short fine leg

62.6

Waller to Taylor, no run, played off the back foot on the leg side and that will be tea

New Zealand 179/2   LRPL Taylor 33* (90b 4x4)

64.1

Jarvis to Taylor, FOUR, full and straight, Taylor leans forward and drives the half-volley between the bowler and silly mid-on and past the fielder at mid-on as well

64.2

Jarvis to Taylor, no run, this time Jarvis appeals for a run out after he gets a touch on Taylor's firm drive and the ball cannons into middle stump at the bowler's end, Guptill is also safe

64.3

Jarvis to Taylor, FOUR, length ball outside off, Taylor uses the width and drives on the up through cover, splendid timing

64.4

Jarvis to Taylor, no run, good length and straight, defended on the off side

64.5

Jarvis to Taylor, no run, defended on the front foot on the off side

64.6

Jarvis to Taylor, FOUR, width offered outside off stump and Taylor hits his third boundary after tea with a powerful cut behind point

New Zealand 193/2   LRPL Taylor 45* (96b 7x4)

65.2

Price to Taylor, no run, round the wicket to Taylor who defends the ball angling into him on the front foot

65.3

Price to Taylor, no run, blocked off the front foot once again

65.4

Price to Taylor, no run, delivered from wide of the crease and Taylor uses the angle to nudge towards midwicket

65.5

Price to Taylor, no run, defended with bat and pad close together on the front foot

65.6

Price to Taylor, no run, played off the front foot on the leg side

New Zealand 194/2   LRPL Taylor 45* (101b 7x4)

67.1

Price to Taylor, no run, a touch short outside off, cut off the back foot to point

67.2

Price to Taylor, no run, Taylor plays a loose slog sweep to one wide outside off and drags his back foot outside the crease, he misses the shot but gets back in before Chakabva can break the stumps

67.3

Price to Taylor, 3 runs, another loose shot, he tries to slog across the line and mis-hits it in the air past a diving Taibu at midwicket

67.6

Price to Taylor, no run, defended on the off side on the front foot

New Zealand 198/2   LRPL Taylor 48* (105b 7x4)

68.2

Jarvis to Taylor, no run, full ball around off stump, played off the front foot to mid-off

68.3

Jarvis to Taylor, no run, Tino Mawoyo dives to his left at cover to stop a firm cover drive

68.4

Jarvis to Taylor, 2 runs, Taylor leans forward and pushes a length ball through point with superb timing, Taylor reaches his half-century as well

68.5

Jarvis to Taylor, 1 run, full and straight, the batsman moves across and plays towards midwicket

New Zealand 202/2   LRPL Taylor 51* (109b 7x4)

71.1

Price to Taylor, no run, played off the back foot towards point

71.2

Price to Taylor, no run, defended on the front foot towards the bowler

71.3

Price to Taylor, no run, Taylor goes back and plays the ball on the on side

71.4

Price to Taylor, no run, driven back to the bowler

71.5

Price to Taylor, no run, Taylor moves forward and defends towards Price

71.6

Price to Taylor, FOUR, Taylor sizes up the ball and lofts through the line, hitting it flat over the bowler towards the long-on boundary

New Zealand 212/2   LRPL Taylor 55* (115b 8x4)

73.1

Price to Taylor, no run, played off the back foot to midwicket

73.2

Price to Taylor, 1 run, pushed towards long-on for a single

73.4

Price to Taylor, 1 run, Taylor gets down on one knee and sweeps behind square

New Zealand 219/2   LRPL Taylor 57* (118b 8x4)

74.1

Ncube to Taylor, no run, full and straight, Taylor moves forward and drives to mid-on

74.2

Ncube to Taylor, 1 run, that's shorter and Taylor swivels to pull through square leg

New Zealand 220/2   LRPL Taylor 58* (120b 8x4)

75.1

Price to Taylor, no run, defended on the front foot, Price persists from over the wicket

75.2

Price to Taylor, no run, swept behind square

75.3

Price to Taylor, 1 run, played off the pads towards square leg

New Zealand 223/2   LRPL Taylor 59* (123b 8x4)

76.1

Ncube to Taylor, no run, good length angling into the right-hander, played on the leg side

76.2

Ncube to Taylor, no run, defended on the front foot

76.3

Ncube to Taylor, 1 run, slightly wide outside off stump, Taylor cuts to third man

New Zealand 224/2   LRPL Taylor 60* (126b 8x4)

77.1

Price to Taylor, no run, defended on the front foot

77.2

Price to Taylor, no run, Taylor tries to sweep but misses and gets hit on the pad

77.3

Price to Taylor, 1 run, this time he connects with the sweep and hits it to deep backward square leg

New Zealand 225/2   LRPL Taylor 61* (129b 8x4)

78.5

Mpofu to Taylor, no run, defended from the crease on the leg side

78.6

Mpofu to Taylor, 1 run, played off the front foot past midwicket to Taibu's right at mid-on

New Zealand 228/2   LRPL Taylor 62* (131b 8x4)

79.1

Price to Taylor, 1 run, Price bowls flat outside leg stump, Taylor goes back to play the ball

New Zealand 229/2   LRPL Taylor 63* (132b 8x4)

80.1

Mpofu to Taylor, 1 run, played with a close face behind square

80.3

Mpofu to Taylor, 1 run, Taylor cuts off the back foot this time through point

80.5

Mpofu to Taylor, no run, played towards cover

80.6

Mpofu to Taylor, no run, Taylor moves forward and plays to cover

New Zealand 243/2   LRPL Taylor 65* (136b 8x4)

82.1

Mpofu to Taylor, no run, full ball down leg side, Taylor misses the glance

82.2

Mpofu to Taylor, no run, Taylor pushes forward too early and ends up chipping the ball uppishly towards cover, that ball stopped on the batsman

82.3

Mpofu to Taylor, no run, short of a length ball outside off, Taylor lets it go

82.4

Mpofu to Taylor, no run, wide outside off stump, Taylor lets it go again

82.5

Mpofu to Taylor, no run, a bouncer of sorts this time, Taylor ducks and lets it pass

82.6

Mpofu to Taylor, no run, defended on the front foot towards cover

New Zealand 251/3   LRPL Taylor 65* (142b 8x4)

84.1

Jarvis to Taylor, no run, loose shot from Taylor, he stays in his crease without moving his feet and lunges at a wide one outside off stump, he gets beaten

84.2

Jarvis to Taylor, 1 run, short of a length just outside off, Taylor moves back, plays the ball towards point and runs

New Zealand 252/3   LRPL Taylor 66* (144b 8x4)

85.1

Mpofu to Taylor, no run, short of a length and wide outside off, left alone by the batsman

85.2

Mpofu to Taylor, 2 runs, full ball outside off, driven off the front foot to the fielder on the sweeper boundary

85.3

Mpofu to Taylor, no run, full ball down leg side, Taylor tries to glance the ball and it looked like he got a bit of bat on that. Chakabva dived to his left but couldn't hold on. So that's a drop, but a tough chance

85.4

Mpofu to Taylor, no run, good length outside off stump, left alone by the batsman

85.5

Mpofu to Taylor, no run, Taylor shoulders arms once again as the ball is wide outside off

85.6

Mpofu to Taylor, no run, good length closer to off, left alone once again

New Zealand 254/3   LRPL Taylor 68* (150b 8x4)

87.1

Mpofu to Taylor, no run, wide outside off stump, Taylor would have to be silly to play that

87.2

Mpofu to Taylor, no run, another extremely wide ball outside off, Taylor lets it go again

87.3

Mpofu to Taylor, FOUR, short of a length closer to off and Taylor pushes at it, getting a thick edge that goes between second slip and gully to the boundary

87.4

Mpofu to Taylor, 2 runs, Taylor cuts off the back foot towards third man

87.5

Mpofu to Taylor, no run, Taylor prods outside off stump once again on the front foot and gets beaten by one that keeps low

87.6

Mpofu to Taylor, 2 runs, short and wide outside off, Taylor cuts the ball hard through point and Mawoyo dives on the boundary to save two runs

New Zealand 266/3   LRPL Taylor 76* (156b 9x4)

88.4

Jarvis to Taylor, no run, good length and straight, defended on the off side

88.5

Jarvis to Taylor, no run, Taylor tries to pull a short of a length ball from wide outside off stump and gets beaten, bizarre shot

88.6

Jarvis to Taylor, no run, played from the crease on the leg side

New Zealand 273/3   LRPL Taylor 76* (159b 9x4)

89.6

Mpofu to Taylor, 1 wide, a wide one outside off, Taylor lets it go, and the umpire calls it wide ... so we'll have one more

89.6

Mpofu to Taylor, no run, defended on the front foot towards the off side, and that will be that for today

New Zealand 275/3   LRPL Taylor 76* (160b 9x4)

91.1

Ncube to Taylor, no run, some swing away, but it starts too wide outside off

91.2

Ncube to Taylor, no run, short of a length, on off, holds its line, Taylor is squared up in defence

91.3

Ncube to Taylor, no run, left alone well outside off

91.4

Ncube to Taylor, no run, length ball outside off, defended with an open face

91.5

Ncube to Taylor, OUT, what a gift from Taylor. Ncube will take it. It is his maiden Test wicket, and he dives in celebration like a footballer would after scoring a goal. This is a wide half-volley, if he was playing snooker, he would need the "rest cue" to reach it. Taylor, though, goes after it, and the best he manages after reaching out is an edge

LRPL Taylor c †Chakabva b Ncube 76 (227m 165b 9x4 0x6) SR: 46.06

New Zealand 275/4   LRPL Taylor 76 (165b 9x4)
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Zimbabwe v New Zealand at Bulawayo - Nov 1-5, 2011
New Zealand won by 34 runs
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New Zealand celebrate their victory, Zimbabwe v New Zealand, only Test, Bulawayo, 5th day, November 5, 2011

New Zealand celebrate their victory

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Malcolm Waller gets on his toes to keep one down, Zimbabwe v New Zealand, only Test, Bulawayo, 5th day, November 5, 2011

Malcolm Waller gets on his toes to keep one down

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