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81.5

Masakadza to Watling, FOUR, Watling's first ball is wide outside off stump and he tries to cut, the ball goes off the bottom edge past the keeper to the boundary

81.6

Masakadza to Watling, no run, defended on the front foot

New Zealand 251/3   BJ Watling 4* (2b 1x4)

83.1

Masakadza to Watling, no run, wide ball outside off, cut off the back foot to point

83.2

Masakadza to Watling, no run, good length outside off, left alone by the batsman

83.3

Masakadza to Watling, no run, good length and straight, defended from the crease towards the bowler

83.4

Masakadza to Watling, no run, defended on the off side

83.5

Masakadza to Watling, no run, defended on the front foot towards cover

83.6

Masakadza to Watling, no run, Watling strides forward and defends on the off side

New Zealand 251/3   BJ Watling 4* (8b 1x4)

84.3

Jarvis to Watling, no run, Watling stays in his crease and plays a length ball off his body on the leg side

84.4

Jarvis to Watling, no run, good length but the line is a bit wide outside off, Watling lets it go

84.5

Jarvis to Watling, no run, played off the back foot towards gully

84.6

Jarvis to Watling, no run, good length on a tight line outside of stump, Watling shoulders arms

New Zealand 252/3   BJ Watling 4* (12b 1x4)

86.1

Jarvis to Watling, FOUR, short and wide outside off stump, Watling cracks it off the back foot through point, poor ball

86.2

Jarvis to Watling, no run, a short ball outside off stump doesn't rise so much, Watling bends his knees and lets it go

86.3

Jarvis to Watling, no run, a good length ball moves off the seam away from the right-hander, the batsman lets it go

86.4

Jarvis to Watling, no run, good length and straight, defended towards the bowler

86.5

Jarvis to Watling, no run, short of a length and straight, defended on the back foot towards cover

86.6

Jarvis to Watling, no run, good length outside off with some seam movement away from Watling, who pushes forward and shoulders arms

New Zealand 258/3   BJ Watling 8* (18b 2x4)

88.1

Jarvis to Watling, 2 runs, full ball on the pads and Watling clips it through square leg

88.2

Jarvis to Watling, FOUR, dropped! Watling pokes tentatively at one that pitches on a great length outside off, the edge flies between the keeper and first slip. Both Chakabva and Price don't attempt the catch, Jarvis looks on in anguish. Price was too wide at first slip and moved too slowly

88.3

Jarvis to Watling, 1 run, defended on the leg side

New Zealand 273/3   BJ Watling 15* (21b 3x4)

89.1

Mpofu to Watling, no run, good length just outside off, Watling defends from the crease and gets an inside edge on to the pad

89.2

Mpofu to Watling, no run, full ball outside off, Watling strides forward and pushes towards cover

89.3

Mpofu to Watling, no run, Watling defends another good length ball tentatively outside off, he leaves a large gap between bat and pad while defending

89.4

Mpofu to Watling, no run, Watling lets the ball pass outside off towards Chakabva

89.5

Mpofu to Watling, 1 run, short of a length ball punched off the back foot through point

New Zealand 274/3   BJ Watling 16* (26b 3x4)

90.1

Jarvis to Watling, no run, pitched up on off, defended off the front foot

90.2

Jarvis to Watling, no run, tries the bouncer, gentle pace, outside off, sways out of the line

90.3

Jarvis to Watling, no run, Edge. Length ball on off, holds its line, squares him up, but the edge doesn't carry to first slip. Good start for Zimbabwe

90.4

Jarvis to Watling, no run, half-volley outside off, tires to drive but doesn't time it. Finds cover

90.5

Jarvis to Watling, no run, goes too straight, Watling fails to make contact, is hit on the pad

90.6

Jarvis to Watling, no run, this leave could have been dicey. The ball shapes back in from short of a length, but not enough to hit the exposed stumps

New Zealand 275/3   BJ Watling 16* (32b 3x4)

92.1

Jarvis to Watling, 1 run, tips and runs for the first run of the morning. Soft hands, just bunts this to the left of cover and hares through

New Zealand 276/4   BJ Watling 17* (33b 3x4)

93.1

Ncube to Watling, no run, short of a length, well outside off, left alone

93.2

Ncube to Watling, no run, length ball, angling in towards off, defended solidly

93.3

Ncube to Watling, no run, defended off the front foot, towards cover

93.4

Ncube to Watling, no run, wide again, doesn't play at it

93.5

Ncube to Watling, 2 runs, nicely driven through the covers. This is a half-volley, not too wide, he leans into it and places it wide of cover

93.6

Ncube to Watling, 1 run, picked away off the hip for a single

New Zealand 279/4   BJ Watling 20* (39b 3x4)

94.1

Jarvis to Watling, no run, presses forward, and has to take the bottom hand, which suggests this might have kicked at him. It was outside off, and his head fell back when he defended. Hits the shoulder of the bat but doesn't carry to gully

94.2

Jarvis to Watling, no run, this one nips in to him, defended off the front foot

94.3

Jarvis to Watling, 1 no ball, length ball, outside off, defended to cover. Overstepped while bowling this

94.3

Jarvis to Watling, FOUR, short and wide, cut away past the diving point for the first boundary of the morning

94.4

Jarvis to Watling, no run, length ball outside off, gets a good stride in to defend

94.5

Jarvis to Watling, no run, starts outside off, swings away, left alone

94.6

Jarvis to Watling, no run, wide outside off again, left alone

New Zealand 284/4   BJ Watling 24* (46b 4x4)

95.3

Ncube to Watling, no run, fuller, outside off, gets a stride in to defend

95.4

Ncube to Watling, no run, wide length ball, shoulders arms to it

95.5

Ncube to Watling, no run, length ball, on the pads, pushed to square leg

95.6

Ncube to Watling, no run, gets a big stride in to defend a lenght ball outside off

New Zealand 287/4   BJ Watling 24* (50b 4x4)

96.4

Jarvis to Watling, no run, defended off the front foot this time

96.5

Jarvis to Watling, no run, short of a length, outside off, slight extra bounce, but Watling isn't playing at it anyway

96.6

Jarvis to Watling, no run, big appeal for lbw as he beats the inside edge of the bat, but this is a length ball clearly nipping down leg

New Zealand 290/4   BJ Watling 24* (53b 4x4)

98.1

Jarvis to Watling, 2 runs, length ball, on off, punched down the ground. No mid-off in place, and he takes a couple

98.2

Jarvis to Watling, no run, length ball on the pads, flicks it, but can't beat square leg

98.3

Jarvis to Watling, no run, length ball outside off, left alone

98.4

Jarvis to Watling, no run, lovely delivery, a true peach. Short of a length, just outside off, and then kicks and seams away. It spat at him. Jarvis unlucky to not get an edge for this

98.5

Jarvis to Watling, no run, this is slightly fuller, he presses forward and defends

98.6

Jarvis to Watling, no run, an outswinger, not too wide, but he judges the line well and shoulders arms to it

New Zealand 294/4   BJ Watling 26* (59b 4x4)

100.1

Jarvis to Watling, FOUR, nice straight drive. Half-volley just outside off, Watling comes forward to drive it between Jarvis and mid-on

100.2

Jarvis to Watling, no run, length, on the pads, flicked away nicely but Taibu makes a diving save at midwicket

100.3

Jarvis to Watling, 1 run, nudged away off the hip for a single

100.6

Jarvis to Watling, no run, length, on the pads, flicked to midwicket

New Zealand 304/4   BJ Watling 31* (63b 5x4)

102.1

Mpofu to Watling, no run, short of a length, he cuts it away but can't beat gully

102.2

Mpofu to Watling, no run, full now, slight shape in towards the off stump, defended back off the front foot

102.3

Mpofu to Watling, 3 runs, half-volley on the pads, nicely flick-driven between mid-off and midwicket. Price at mid-on gives another spirited chase, and puts in a dive near the rope, flinging himself at the ball. Does well to save one run

New Zealand 311/4   BJ Watling 34* (66b 5x4)

103.1

Masakadza to Watling, no run, starts off with a length ball outside off, driven to cover

103.2

Masakadza to Watling, no run, slow, full, on the pads, flicked straight to square leg

103.3

Masakadza to Watling, no run, short of a length, gets a little big on him, defended in front of his chest

103.4

Masakadza to Watling, no run, defended off the front foot this time, to cover

103.5

Masakadza to Watling, no run, on the stumps this time, defended back to him

103.6

Masakadza to Watling, no run, well outside off, pushed to extra cover. This is a four-strong cover ring

New Zealand 311/4   BJ Watling 34* (72b 5x4)

105.1

Masakadza to Watling, 2 runs, length ball on the pads, clipped away for easy runs

105.2

Masakadza to Watling, no run, corrects the line this time, defended outside off

105.3

Masakadza to Watling, no run, another length ball outside off, defended watchfully

105.4

Masakadza to Watling, no run, short of a length, well outside off, punched away square

105.5

Masakadza to Watling, no run, slower ball, bowled from wide of the crease, driven back to the bowler

105.6

Masakadza to Watling, 3 runs, goes wide of the crease again, but angles this well into the pads, and is clipped away between the two midwickets - one regular and one short and straight

New Zealand 316/4   BJ Watling 39* (78b 5x4)

106.1

Mpofu to Watling, no run, punched on the up, but can't beat mid-off

106.2

Mpofu to Watling, no run, length, on the pads, pushed to midwicket

106.3

Mpofu to Watling, no run, short of a length, cut away firmly, plays it late, but can't beat gully

106.4

Mpofu to Watling, no run, slower ball outside off, defended off the front foot

106.5

Mpofu to Watling, no run, full and straight, slight shape towards middle and leg, defended back

106.6

Mpofu to Watling, no run, short of a length, within the stumps, punched to mid-on

New Zealand 316/4   BJ Watling 39* (84b 5x4)

109.3

Masakadza to Watling, no run, wide of the crease, slower ball, on a length outside off, defended off the front foot

109.4

Masakadza to Watling, no run, defended to mid-on off the front foot

109.5

Masakadza to Watling, no run, wide of the crease again, length ball around off, defended to mid-off

109.6

Masakadza to Watling, no run, defended off the front foot

New Zealand 319/4   BJ Watling 39* (88b 5x4)

111.1

Price to Watling, no run, flighted outside off, defended back

111.2

Price to Watling, no run, slight turn after pitching in line with off, defended off the front foot

111.3

Price to Watling, no run, much slower through the air, middle and leg, full, defended back

111.4

Price to Watling, no run, that's a strange shot, he walks right across to a flat length ball, and is hit dead in front. Why did he not appeal? There must have been a faint inside edge that I didn't pick but Ray did

111.5

Price to Watling, no run, defended to mid-on, off the front foot

111.6

Price to Watling, no run, really slow again, driven, but not wide of cover

New Zealand 319/4   BJ Watling 39* (94b 5x4)

112.5

Mpofu to Watling, no run, length ball outside off, defended off the front foot

112.6

Mpofu to Watling, OUT, Lovely delivery, lovely catch. This pitch, a sleeping beauty, stuns you once in a while. Short of a length, outside off, he is shaping to cut at it, but it jumps off and nips back in. The ball hits the bat rather than the bat hit ball. Then Chakabva, who has been wrong-foooted, changes direction and dives to his right to catch him

BJ Watling c †Chakabva b Mpofu 39 (136m 96b 5x4 0x6) SR: 40.62

New Zealand 320/5   BJ Watling 39 (96b 5x4)
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Zimbabwe v New Zealand at Bulawayo - Nov 1-5, 2011
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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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