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

14.1

Mpofu to Williamson, no run, good length outside off stump, Williamson moves forward and defends towards cover

14.2

Mpofu to Williamson, no run, good length once again outside off, this time Williamson lets it go

14.3

Mpofu to Williamson, no run, Williamson patiently defends on the off side

14.4

Mpofu to Williamson, no run, good length and Williamson meets the ball outside off with a forward defence

14.5

Mpofu to Williamson, FOUR, short ball and Williamson has so much time to go back and pull it to the midwicket boundary, didn't try and smash the ball to smithereens like McCullum did

14.6

Mpofu to Williamson, no run, defended on the front foot towards the leg side

New Zealand 50/1   CB Mpofu 1-0-4-0

16.1

Mpofu to Williamson, no run, good length on off stump, Williamson defends on the front foot

16.2

Mpofu to Williamson, FOUR, short of a length with width outside off, Williamson stands tall and punches the ball in front of point, he's timed it well enough to beat the fielder's chase

16.3

Mpofu to Williamson, no run, fuller delivery closer to off stump, driven firmly off the front foot to mid-off

16.4

Mpofu to Williamson, no run, wider outside the off stump this time, Williamson lets it go

16.5

Mpofu to Williamson, no run, defended on the off side off the back foot

16.6

Mpofu to Williamson, 2 runs, Williamson moves quickly on to the back foot and punches the ball through cover

New Zealand 56/1   CB Mpofu 2-0-10-0

18.1

Mpofu to Guptill, no run, good length just outside off, Guptill moves forward and defends

18.2

Mpofu to Guptill, no run, pushed off the front foot on the off side

18.3

Mpofu to Guptill, 1 run, Guptill works the ball off his pads through square leg

18.4

Mpofu to Williamson, 1 run, played towards wide mid-on for a quick single

18.5

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

18.6

Mpofu to Guptill, no run, short of a length outside off, Guptill stays on the back foot and plays towards point

New Zealand 59/1   CB Mpofu 3-0-12-0

20.1

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

20.2

Mpofu to Guptill, no run, short of a length outside off, punched towards cover

20.3

Mpofu to Guptill, no run, fuller length on middle stump, Guptill moves forward and drives to the fielder at mid-on

20.4

Mpofu to Guptill, no run, tight length and very straight, Guptill defends on the front foot

20.5

Mpofu to Guptill, no run, full and straight, driven back to the bowler and Mpofu picks up during his follow through

20.6

Mpofu to Guptill, no run, Guptill moves forward to drive a full ball from his stumps towards mid-on

New Zealand 67/1   CB Mpofu 4-1-12-0

22.1

Mpofu to Guptill, no run, driven to the fielder at a silly mid-on

22.2

Mpofu to Guptill, no run, full and straight, driven past the bowler's outstretched right hand but the fielder at mid-off cuts it off

22.3

Mpofu to Guptill, no run, punched off the back foot towards cover, this wasn't as full

22.4

Mpofu to Guptill, no run, played off the back foot towards point

22.5

Mpofu to Guptill, no run, good length outside off, left alone by Guptill. He's scored 4 of his last 30 balls. He's been timing his shots well, just can't find gaps

22.6

Mpofu to Guptill, no run, punched firmly but to Price at silly mid-on

New Zealand 67/1   CB Mpofu 5-2-12-0

24.1

Mpofu to Williamson, no run, pitches on a good length outside off, left alone by the batsman

24.2

Mpofu to Williamson, 2 runs, full ball outside off, driven through cover and finally a gap is found

24.3

Mpofu to Williamson, 2 runs, too straight and the full length allows Williamson to lean across and flick the ball through midwicket

24.4

Mpofu to Williamson, 2 runs, Williamson flicks another ball off his pads behind square

24.5

Mpofu to Williamson, no run, the ball stops on Williamson a touch as he moves forward to block

24.6

Mpofu to Williamson, no run, hello, a bouncer. We haven't seen much of that today. I'd like to say it sped towards the batsman's head, forcing him to duck, making him lose his balance and fall on the pitch. But in reality Williamson barely had to move to let it go

New Zealand 74/1   CB Mpofu 6-2-18-0

26.1

Mpofu to Williamson, 2 runs, too straight once again, and Williamson flicks the ball through square leg

26.2

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

26.3

Mpofu to Williamson, no run, good length close to off stump, Williamson moves forward and defends with his straight bat

26.4

Mpofu to Williamson, no run, defended with confidence on the front foot towards the leg side

26.5

Mpofu to Williamson, no run, punched off the front foot towards cover, played away from his body to hit that one

26.6

Mpofu to Williamson, no run, the bat is once again close to the front pad as Williamson defends

New Zealand 78/1   CB Mpofu 7-2-20-0

28.1

Mpofu to Guptill, no run, full ball on off stump, Guptill strides forward and drives to Mpofu

28.2

Mpofu to Guptill, 1 run, shorter in length outside off, Guptill cuts off the back foot to cover point

28.3

Mpofu to Williamson, no run, wider outside off stump and Williamson lets it go through to Chakabva

28.4

Mpofu to Williamson, 2 runs, short of a length outside off, Williamson stands tall to ride the bounce and steer the ball backward of point

28.5

Mpofu to Williamson, no run, short of a length and straight, Williamson stays in his crease and works the ball to midwicket

28.6

Mpofu to Williamson, no run, wider outside the off stump this time and Williamson lets it go

New Zealand 88/1   CB Mpofu 8-2-23-0

30.1

Mpofu to Williamson, no run, short of a length outside off, punched off the back foot to mid-off

30.2

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

30.3

Mpofu to Williamson, 3 runs, Williamson waits for the ball on the back foot and punches it fluently through the gap at cover

30.4

Mpofu to Guptill, no run, the slower ball on a slow pitch, Guptill shoulders arms and lets the ball pass outside off

30.5

Mpofu to Guptill, 2 runs, short ball, Guptill moves across, lifts his front foot off the pitch and pulls the ball through square leg

30.6

Mpofu to Guptill, 1 run, fuller length outside off, Guptill drives to mid-off and takes on Jarvis' arm

New Zealand 98/1   CB Mpofu 9-2-29-0

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

48.5

Mpofu to Guptill, no run, Mpofu pitches on a good length outside off, that cut back in a little but it was wide enough for the batsman to leave

48.6

Mpofu to Guptill, no run, defended from the crease

New Zealand 142/2   CB Mpofu 10-2-32-0

50.1

Mpofu to Guptill, no run, good length on off stump, defended on the off side

50.2

Mpofu to Guptill, no run, driven back to the bowler on the front foot

50.3

Mpofu to Guptill, FOUR, width offered outside off stump and Guptill drives the ball on the up through cover for four

50.4

Mpofu to Guptill, no run, slower ball and much straighter, defended on the front foot

50.5

Mpofu to Guptill, no run, short of a length with width outside off, played off the back foot towards point

50.6

Mpofu to Guptill, no run, driven on the front foot towards mid on

New Zealand 148/2   CB Mpofu 11-2-36-0

52.1

Mpofu to Guptill, 1 run, full ball on middle stump, driven to mid-on for a quick single

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   CB Mpofu 12-2-37-0

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   CB Mpofu 13-2-41-0

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

56.6

Mpofu to Guptill, FOUR, short and wide outside off, easy for Guptill who simply slaps it through cover

New Zealand 168/2   CB Mpofu 14-2-50-0

78.1

Mpofu to Guptill, no run, flicked off the pads to midwicket, a bit too straight from Mpofu

78.2

Mpofu to Guptill, no run, defended on the off side

78.3

Mpofu to Guptill, no run, good length outside off, Guptill stays in his crease and plays on the off side

78.4

Mpofu to Guptill, 1 run, played off the front foot behind point for a single

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   CB Mpofu 15-2-52-0

80.1

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

80.2

Mpofu to Guptill, 1 run, short of a length outside off, cut off the back foot through backward point

80.3

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

80.4

Mpofu to Guptill, 1 run, pushed off the front foot for another single in the point region

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   CB Mpofu 16-2-56-0

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   CB Mpofu 17-3-56-0

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   CB Mpofu 18-3-58-0

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   CB Mpofu 19-3-66-0

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

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   CB Mpofu 20-3-68-0

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

102.4

Mpofu to Brownlie, no run, length ball outside off, defended to cover

102.5

Mpofu to Brownlie, no run, length ball outside off, defended to cover

102.6

Mpofu to Brownlie, no run, presses forward again to show it the dead-bat

New Zealand 311/4   CB Mpofu 21-3-71-0

104.1

Mpofu to Brownlie, no run, short of a length, middle and leg, punched to short midwicket

104.2

Mpofu to Brownlie, no run, length ball outside off, defended back to the bowler

104.3

Mpofu to Brownlie, no run, short of a length, outside off, punched away sweetly, to extra cover

104.4

Mpofu to Brownlie, no run, length ball, starts just outside off, shapes towards the stumps, pushed to mid-on

104.5

Mpofu to Brownlie, no run, similar delivery, shaping in towards off, but at a gentle pace. Defended without trouble

104.6

Mpofu to Brownlie, no run, plays around a straight half-volley, and that thick inside edge saves him from the lbw

New Zealand 311/4   CB Mpofu 22-4-71-0

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   CB Mpofu 23-5-71-0

108.1

Mpofu to Brownlie, no run, pitched up outside off, left alone

108.2

Mpofu to Brownlie, no run, length ball, just outside off, defended off the back foot

108.3

Mpofu to Brownlie, no run, slightly round arm with this delivery, the ball holds its line outside off, beats his attempt to cut it

108.4

Mpofu to Brownlie, no run, length ball outside off, defended to cover

108.5

Mpofu to Brownlie, no run, slower ball, on a length, just outside off, defended watchfully

108.6

Mpofu to Brownlie, 1 leg bye, length ball on the pads, fails to get bat to it, but takes a leg-bye

New Zealand 318/4   CB Mpofu 24-6-71-0

110.1

Mpofu to Brownlie, no run, short of a length, outside off, defended to cover

110.2

Mpofu to Brownlie, no run, drives this length ball, but can't beat cover

110.3

Mpofu to Brownlie, no run, slides well down the leg side, Watling misses out on a freebie

110.4

Mpofu to Brownlie, no run, length ball outside off, holds its line, squares him up, takes a soft edge that doesn't carry to gully

110.5

Mpofu to Brownlie, no run, defended to mid-on, off the front foot

110.6

Mpofu to Brownlie, no run, half-volley outside off, driven well, to the left of mid-off, but not left enough to beat him

New Zealand 319/4   CB Mpofu 25-7-71-0

112.1

Mpofu to Brownlie, no run, short of a length, outside off, punched to cover

112.2

Mpofu to Brownlie, no run, accurate again, length ball on off, pushed to midwicket

112.3

Mpofu to Brownlie, no run, short of a length, outside off, punched to mid-off

112.4

Mpofu to Brownlie, 1 run, worked away off the pads for a single

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   CB Mpofu 26-7-72-1

114.1

Mpofu to Vettori, no run, length ball, angling outside off, defended to cover

114.2

Mpofu to Vettori, no run, pitched up outside off, driven to mid-off. Doesn't quite time it

114.3

Mpofu to Vettori, no run, well outside off this time, angled away too, left alone

114.4

Mpofu to Vettori, no run, starts just outside off, angling away, driven to cover

114.5

Mpofu to Vettori, no run, drives at a length ball that stops at him. Uppishly it goes, but falls well short of mid-off

114.6

Mpofu to Vettori, no run, slower ball around off, defended with an open face

New Zealand 320/5   CB Mpofu 27-8-72-1

116.1

Mpofu to Brownlie, 2 runs, length ball on the pads, worked away for a couple

116.2

Mpofu to Brownlie, FOUR, short and wide, an appetiser just before lunch, cut away for the first boundary in 15 overs. I guess that's enough time for a regulation Kiwi roof to be painted and dried

116.3

Mpofu to Brownlie, no run, length ball, middle and leg, pushed to midwicket

116.4

Mpofu to Brownlie, no run, full, on off, defended to mid-off

116.5

Mpofu to Brownlie, no run, yorker, middle and off, dug out without trouble

116.6

Mpofu to Brownlie, no run, slower ball, left alone outside off

New Zealand 327/5   CB Mpofu 28-8-78-1

132.1

Mpofu to Vettori, 1 run, starts with a full and wide delivery, driven to sweeper-cover

132.2

Mpofu to Young, no run, short of a length, just outside off, defended off the back foot

132.3

Mpofu to Young, no run, length ball outside off, Young moves forward to defend

132.4

Mpofu to Young, no run, fuller still, shaping in towards middle and off, defended to mid-on

132.5

Mpofu to Young, no run, short and wide, left alone

132.6

Mpofu to Young, no run, length ball outside off, pushed back to the bowler

New Zealand 402/6   CB Mpofu 29-8-79-1

134.1

Mpofu to Young, no run, length ball, defended to cover

134.2

Mpofu to Young, no run, inswing here, fullish, middle and off, moves in, but takes an inside edge onto the pad. Would have made for a good lbw shout had it not taken the edge

134.3

Mpofu to Young, no run, shortish, widish, left alone

134.4

Mpofu to Young, no run, full and straight, driven back to the bowler

134.5

Mpofu to Young, no run, slower ball outside off, defends it like you would a spinner

134.6

Mpofu to Young, no run, another slower ball, gets the inside edge on the forward-defensive, but doesn't roll onto the stumps

New Zealand 404/6   CB Mpofu 30-9-79-1

136.1

Mpofu to Vettori, no run, offcutter, starts outside off, draws him into a drive, beats him with the movement

136.2

Mpofu to Vettori, 1 run, driven with an open face, wide of cover

136.3

Mpofu to Young, no run, defended off the front foot

136.4

Mpofu to Young, 1 run, short of a length, just outside off, moves in a touch, gets the bottom edge, but it evades the stumps

136.5

Mpofu to Vettori, OUT, Vettori is gone. Zimbabwe have broken through both the men who were scoring quick. Another offcutter from Mpofu. length ball outside off, Vettori moves across, then looks to flick this to leg. The movement takes the leading edge, and is taken by Taylor at first slip

DL Vettori c Taylor b Mpofu 40 (89m 58b 5x4 1x6) SR: 68.96

136.6

Mpofu to Bracewell, no run, length ball outside off, left alone

New Zealand 407/7   CB Mpofu 31-9-81-2

138.1

Mpofu to Bracewell, OUT, Lovely sight for a fast bowler. To break through a defensive shot and send a stump cartwheeling. And that's a duck on debut for Bracewell. He presses forward to defend this, the length ball pitches just outside off, nips back in, and through the gate. Mpofu and Price get into their third heel-to-heel celebration of the day

DAJ Bracewell b Mpofu 0 (5m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

138.2

Mpofu to Patel, no run, length ball outside off, played with an open face, can't beat gully

138.3

Mpofu to Patel, no run, length ball outside off, played with an open face

138.4

Mpofu to Patel, no run, drives this length ball on the up, straight to mid-off

138.5

Mpofu to Patel, no run, return chance dropped. This one stops at Patel, who checks the shot, but it goes low to the left of Mpofu, who just can't hold onto it in his follow-through

138.6

Mpofu to Patel, no run, short of a length, outside off, pushed to cover

New Zealand 407/8   CB Mpofu 32-10-81-3

140.1

Mpofu to Patel, 1 run, tries a yorker, winds up bowling a full toss, pushed wide of short midwicket for one

140.2

Mpofu to Young, 2 runs, length ball on the pads, nicely clipped away wide of deep square

140.3

Mpofu to Young, FOUR, short and wide, he throws it arms at it, and gets it to fly over gully

140.4

Mpofu to Young, no run, presses right forward to defend this one

140.5

Mpofu to Young, no run, nicely driven on the up, clean hit too, but finds mid-off with it

140.6

Mpofu to Young, no run, driven back at Mpofu, who tries to deflect it onto the stumps at the non-striker's end. Misses. Mid-on fields

New Zealand 414/8   CB Mpofu 33-10-88-3

142.1

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

142.2

Mpofu to Patel, FOUR, nicely glanced away, this length ball jags in too far down leg, and he guides it past the keeper

142.3

Mpofu to Patel, no run, driven on the up, can't beat extra cover

142.4

Mpofu to Patel, no run, bouncer, not too quick, easy to duck uner

142.5

Mpofu to Patel, OUT, there it is. Get ready for Marto. Patel does the honourable thing by lobbing this slower ball to cover. Just couldn't check the shot well enough after being deceived by the change of pace. Price and Mpofu do The Dance again

JS Patel c Mawoyo b Mpofu 12 (18m 17b 1x4 1x6) SR: 70.58

142.6

Mpofu to Martin, no run, Mpofu bowls a yorker, immaculately dug out by MARTIN

New Zealand 425/9   CB Mpofu 34-10-92-4
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Zimbabwe v New Zealand at Bulawayo - Nov 1-5, 2011
New Zealand won by 34 runs
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