Zimbabwe vs New Zealand, Only T20I at Harare, , Aug 09 2015 - Full Scorecard

Only T20I, Harare, August 09, 2015, New Zealand tour of Zimbabwe and South Africa
(20 ov, T:199) 118/8

New Zealand won by 80 runs

Player Of The Match
62 (38)
Player Of The Series
42 runs
New Zealand Innings
Zimbabwe Innings
Match Flow
New Zealand  (20 ovs maximum)
c Sikandar Raza b Williams33243550137.50
c Ervine b Muzarabani20121340166.66
b Williams62384934163.15
c Masakadza b Cremer89100088.88
c Ervine b Williams29192521152.63
not out 23112131209.09
not out 1871221257.14
Extras(lb 4, w 1)5
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 9.90, 85 Mins)198/5
Fall of wickets: 1-26 (Kane Williamson, 3.1 ov), 2-75 (Martin Guptill, 8.4 ov), 3-93 (Grant Elliott, 11.2 ov), 4-142 (George Worker, 15.4 ov), 5-157 (Luke Ronchi, 17.2 ov)
3.1 to KS Williamson, short ball angled into the body, and Williamson has holed out. Opened up at the hips to pull it, and ended up hitting it in the air. Ervine, the fielder at deep square leg took it well, diving to his right and getting both hands to the ball. 26/1
8.4 to MJ Guptill, gone! Came down the track there, met the ball on the full, and hit through the line, fairly cleanly, but ended up picking out the man on the long-off boundary. 75/2
15.4 to GH Worker, down the track and he ends up yorking himself. It's flat, full and straight, and it straightens a touch, sneaks under Worker's bat as he goes for the big shot, and crashes into middle and leg stump. 142/4
17.2 to L Ronchi, moves his line a bit straighter and legs it hang in the air. Goes for the slog-sweep and ends up whipping it towards deep backward square leg, where Ervine takes another good catch, tumbling forward to catch it low with both hands. 157/5
11.2 to GD Elliott, a bit more flight, on leg stump, drops on a good length, and it produces the wicket. Elliott clears his front leg to hit it over the top, and ends up hitting straighter than he would have liked, picks out long-on. 93/3
Zimbabwe  (T: 199 runs from 20 ovs)
c †Ronchi b Milne610111060.00
b Neesham661610100.00
b Elliott4246784091.30
c †Ronchi b McClenaghan810132080.00
c Munro b McCullum2460050.00
c & b Sodhi16151710106.66
c †Ronchi b Milne1317201076.47
c Munro b McClenaghan5770071.42
not out 22800100.00
not out 63101200.00
Extras(b 5, lb 2, w 5)12
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 5.90, 92 Mins)118/8
Did not bat:
Fall of wickets: 1-12 (Hamilton Masakadza, 2.3 ov), 2-12 (Chamu Chibhabha, 3.1 ov), 3-25 (Sikandar Raza, 5.4 ov), 4-34 (Elton Chigumbura, 6.6 ov), 5-64 (Sean Williams, 11.5 ov), 6-89 (Regis Chakabva, 16.3 ov), 7-101 (Graeme Cremer, 18.1 ov), 8-108 (Craig Ervine, 19.3 ov)
2.3 to H Masakadza, short and wide, and that's bye, bye, birthday boy. Maybe some extra bounce, but he was moving away from the line to make room, ended up having to reach for the ball to cut it, with his weight going backwards, and could only get a top edge through to the keeper. 12/1
16.3 to RW Chakabva, short, angling into the body, and Chakabva tries the same shot again, leaning away to dab/ramp it towards third man. Was too cramped for room to do that, and he ended up popping it in the air, off the glove, behind the wicket, and Ronchi swooped forward to take the low catch. 89/6
5.4 to Sikandar Raza, that's quicker, back of a length, and Raza, looking to dab it into that third man region again, only manages to feather it through to the keeper. 25/3
18.1 to AG Cremer, banged in short, goes for the pull from over his right shoulder, and spooned it in the air to the right of midwicket, and that;s a super catch from Neesham, diving to his right and catching it low with one hand. 101/7
3.1 to CJ Chibhabha, and he strikes first ball. Length ball, angling into middle stump. It's the old-fashioned stump-to-stump military medium that New Zealand have long excelled at, and Chibhabha plays a poor shot, slogging across the line. You miss, I hit. Chamu miss, Jimmy hit.. 12/2
6.6 to E Chigumbura, fuller, on off stump, and Chigumbura clears his front leg, heaves at it, and holes out to long-on. It was bowled fairly quick, and Chigumbura didn't quite middle it, ended up hitting it near the bottom of the bat. 34/4
11.5 to SC Williams, down the track again, meets it on the full again, but this time he doesn't get the elevation, smashes it hard towards the umpire, and Sodhi stretches his right arm out and completes a superb one-handed grab. 64/5
19.3 to CR Ervine, another slower ball, straighter this time, and it takes out off stump as Ervine slogs all around it. 108/8
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  • New Zealand innings
  • Powerplay: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 49 runs, 1 wicket)
  • New Zealand: 50 runs in 6.1 overs (37 balls), Extras 4
  • New Zealand: 100 runs in 12.1 overs (73 balls), Extras 5
  • GH Worker: 50 off 33 balls (3 x 4, 4 x 6)
  • New Zealand: 150 runs in 16.2 overs (98 balls), Extras 5
  • Innings Break: New Zealand - 198/5 in 20.0 overs (C Munro 23, NL McCullum 18)
  • Zimbabwe innings
  • Powerplay: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 28 runs, 3 wickets)
  • Zimbabwe: 50 runs in 9.5 overs (59 balls), Extras 5
  • Zimbabwe: 100 runs in 17.6 overs (108 balls), Extras 8
Harare Sports Club
TossZimbabwe, elected to field first
Player Of The Match
Player Of The Series
Match numberT20I no. 450
Hours of play (local time)13.00 start, First Session 13.00-14.20, Interval 14.20-14.40, Second Session 14.40-16.00
Match days9 August 2015 - day (20-over match)
T20I debut
TV Umpire
Reserve Umpire
Match Referee