New Zealand one short of record total

Discussion in 'All Other Sports' started by woosaah, Aug 24, 2005.

  1. woosaah

    woosaah Guest

    Second highest total in an ODI (397)

    Highest total by New Zealand

    Highest total against Zimbabwe

    Highest individual score for New Zealand (172 L Vincent)

    Shared fastest 50 for NZ (21 balls Brendon McCullum)

    Third most runs conceded by a bowler (Andy Blignaut, 96)

    Highest opening partnership (204) for New Zealand

    Highest partnership for any wicket for New Zealand

    Highest opening partnership for New Zealand against Zimbabwe

    Highest second-wicket partnership New Zealand against Zimbabwe

    Highest opening partnership for any side against Zimbabwe

    Highest opening partnership for ground

    what carnage it was [​IMG] Zimbabwe shouldn't be there but it was good to watch [​IMG]
     
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  3. esoj

    esoj Guest

    yeah was talking about this with umosay last night. we were hoping vincent would get 200 as that had never been done before in a odi and after he went out we were both hopeful that nz would get 400 which would have been the highest total in an odi. still was good to follow and what carnage it was.
     
  4. Serge

    Serge Guest

    Vincent and the team don't deserve these records and they will feel pretty hollow about them I would say. No way does Zimbabwae still deserve test status. Id say Holland would give them a good hiding.
     
  5. Ripper

    Ripper Guest

    Why did we only get 44 overs? We wouldve easily cruised past 400... possibly even gotten near 450
     
  6. NZL Fan

    NZL Fan Guest

    .......damp patches on the pitch delayed play and reduced the number of overs availiable to each team.
     
  7. esoj

    esoj Guest

    yep the ptitch was too damp at the begining of the scheduled start time. I don't think nz team will fell hollow at all about the records. zimbabwe are bad for sure but vincent and the rest of the team still had to earn those runs and records. just because zimbabwe aren't the greatest shouldn't take anything way from the performance of vincent and the rest of the team.

    should be a lot closer game tonight against india. I think nz have the edge overall and should win a close game
     
  8. woosaah

    woosaah Guest

    the funniest part of the game was when the commentators where going on about how they needed to get out the hairdryers on the pitch for the damp spots

    that was funny [​IMG] especially when i thought they were lying, when they showed pictures i almost wet myself [​IMG]
     
  9. esoj

    esoj Guest

    yeah lol that was classic stuff seeing hair dryers being used on the pitch
     
  10. Serge

    Serge Guest

    Zimbabwae aren't the greatest? The current team is the worst team from any nation to play test cricket. I would hardly call that earning your runs when playing a below average bowling attack and shoddy fielding to back it up.
     
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