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Day 5

587dThe Report by Nitin Sundar

New Zealand outlast Brendan Taylor to win thriller

The currently unranked Zimbabwe went at the world No. 8 New Zealand mercilessly on a fifth day dripping with Test-match brilliance, but they ran out of steam dramatically after tea to lose by 34 runs

Day 4

587dThe Report by Nitin Sundar

Zimbabwe face tall target on final day

Zimbabwe's will chase a daunting 305 on the final day with eight wickets in hand, after Doug Bracewell made two crucial breaches in an intense start to the fourth innings in Bulawayo

Day 3

586dThe Report by Nitin Sundar

Zimbabwe strike after conceding big lead

Zimbabwe were bowled out 113 runs adrift in the first innings, but clawed back towards parity with two early blows in the second dig leaving New Zealand effectively 141 for 2, with two days to play

Day 2

586dThe Report by Abhishek Purohit

Zimbabwe steady in reply to NZ's 426

Zimbabwe ran through the lower half of the New Zealand batting, limiting the damage that Daniel Vettori and Dean Brownlie threatened to do in a brisk sixth-wicket partnership revived the stalled innings

Day 1

586dThe Report by Abhishek Purohit

Guptill, Taylor put NZ in control on flat pitch

New Zealand's batsmen had the opportunity to dominate Zimbabwe on a lifeless Bulawayo surface but a cautious approach against restricting lines and fielders in run-saving positions limited their day to a good one

586dESPNcricinfo staff

Guptill expects pitch to deteriorate

Martin Guptill, the New Zealand opener, has said he expects the pitch at the Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo to deteriorate as the Test progresses

586dESPNcricinfo staff

Want to take it ball by ball on debut - Brownlie

Dean Brownlie, who made his Test debut for New Zealand today in the one-off Test against Zimbabwe, has said he would like to cement a place in the squad ahead the tour of Australia next month


587dESPNcricinfo staff

Ross Taylor lauds team for showing self-belief

New Zealand captain Ross Taylor praised his players for not losing hope as Zimbabwe made a fist of a stiff chase of 366 on the final day of the one-off Test in Bulawayo on Saturday

586dESPNcricinfo staff

Ryder may have to give up bowling - Taylor

Ross Taylor, the New Zealand captain, has said Jesse Ryder could be forced to give up bowling and play as a specialist batsman, given how prone he is to injury

586dESPNcricinfo staff

Injured Vitori out of New Zealand Test

Zimbabwe will be missing the services of Tatenda Taibu and left-arm seamer Brian Vitori in the only Test against New Zealand in Bulawayo starting November 1

Zimbabwe 4th innings Partnerships

1st25TMK MawoyoV Sibanda
2nd36H MasakadzaTMK Mawoyo
3rd96TMK MawoyoBRM Taylor
4th108T TaibuBRM Taylor
5th22T TaibuMN Waller
6th16MN WallerRW Chakabva
7th18MN WallerN Ncube
8th8RW PriceMN Waller
9th0MN WallerKM Jarvis
10th2CB MpofuKM Jarvis