The strength of this unit is the bowling group. He started his career as a fast bowler and latter turned a leg spinner. I am a huge fan of Shane Bond. This kept the England batsmen guessing as Southee traded accuracy and ‘bowling dry’ for more threatening wicket-taking deliveries. [Alastair] Cook was my first wicket - caught behind with the pull shot down leg. Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street, June 15, 2008, New Zealand v India at The New Zealand fast bowler is just one big hit from going past Tendulkar in the six-hitters’ list and equal former Pakistan batsman Younus Khan, who has 70 sixes in 213 innings. Kohli’s captaincy has come the under the scanner following RCB’s dismal defeat to KKR at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore. It is an exciting time for New Zealand cricket and for this group of players. You can never beat that faint nick you hear. England is a great place for cricket as well. In ongoing India's tour of New Zealand, Black Caps pacer Southee dismissed Kohli on three occasions. “There is a little bit of spin. Also read – CricViz: England go against the grain on day one, If you enjoyed this story, please share with your fellow cricket fans and team-mates. What's it like bowling behind Tim Southee and Trent Boult? It was amazing to have Bondy as the coach when I was coming into the side. “You always want to be one wicket less than what you’ve lost. The New Zealand fast bowler equalled Tendulkar’s tally of sixes in Test cricket on first day of the first Test match between Sri Lanka and New Zealand at Galle. Get Latest Cricket Updates, Live scores and Top news on HT Cricket. It comes down to becoming a bit unpredictable. Once things started clicking, I really started enjoying bowling. His spell of seven for 64 against India at Bangalore remains one of the highlights of his Test career. Even the fans did not back away from having fun. He never complains, never grumbles, just does his job. Southee, who scored 14 off 19 balls after coming out to bat at No. An old fashioned swing bowler he has adapted to the modern game. 'I'm most effective when I'm operating at 140kph', From Morgan-Gill, to Gayle, to Mandeep: The many gears of T20 batting, Scenarios - Kings XI Punjab's fate in their own hands after win over Kolkata Knight Riders. He scored 19 off 53 balls. Try to be unpredictable with your change of pace. However, David Warner, who was at the non-striker's end, did not take this lightly and got involved in a heated argument with the pacer. I think it is really exciting to be involved in this group. Southee has never been an out and out fast bowler and at this stage of his career, he relies on his ability to move the ball both in the air and off the pitch. You are probably more nervous before the game, when you are at the hotel. His average speed in England’s innings was just 129.44kph, the slowest he’s been in a home Test since 2010, but Southee found 1.3 degrees of swing, the second most he’s found in a home Test since 2009. Through high school I wasn't necessarily quick. I think my consistency in using my lengths and bumper has helped me get where I am right now. Today was not the first time Southee has saved his best for England. By 22, Southee was already among the best pace options for New Zealand. Last year, he memorably took four of the ten wickets that fell on the first morning of the series as Joe Root’s side were routed for 58 at Eden Park, while in the 2015 World Cup, his 7-33 set the Black Caps on their way to another crushing win. 7/33 Against England in Wellington. I could get the ball through, which was quite nice. “Not been as windy as it was yesterday (Friday), so us as a bowling unit, we tried to expose that swing when we got it and there was a little bit there,” said Southee. Lucknow, Patna, Beating the outside edge and hitting the top of off is a great feeling. He was a right arm leg spinner. Ranchi. Kolkata, Noida, Gurgaon, Were you thrilled or overawed? Eden Park, Auckland, February 5, 2008, New Zealand v India at Growing up, you do a bit of everything - a bit of keeping, spin and batting. Umpire Aleem Dar and New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson played the middlemen as they put an end to the banter between the two players. On day two he made a subtle change, adding more variety by spreading his release points across a much larger area, rather than sticking to the two groupings he had preferred on day one. Then at the age of 17-18, I developed physically and started to bowl faster. That first ball always has the adrenaline pumping. I am not a raw pace bowler, like a 150kph bowler; more like late 130s, early 140s. The Kiwis were bowled out for 249 in their first innings. Rahane himself fell to Southee as he inside-edged to the ’keeper, trying to shoulder arms as late inward movement led to his undoing. I obviously haven't played regularly but it is important to be focused. 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However, the ball rather hit Burns on his pads, who stood surprised at the crease. While his body might be starting to slow, his mind is showing no sign of letting him down; today he showed how to use all his experience and nous to develop innovative ways to continue to be a thorn in England’s side, possibly for a few more years to come yet. 10 achieved the feat by hitting off-spinner Dhanajaya de Silva for a huge six during New Zealand’s first innings. 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It happened during seventh over of the match, after Australia had won the toss, their opener Joe Burns faced a full-length ball from Southee which he respectfully defended back to the bowler and stood his ground. But Southee’s threat has never solely been about pace; movement both through the air and off the pitch has been his lifeblood across all formats. “But saying that, if we can carry on tomorrow morning, get a couple of partnerships together and try and build that lead, then it will be nice going into the second innings.”. © 2020 Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited. His performance across the last two days was perhaps not as explosive as those earlier instances, but there was plenty to admire in the subtlety with which Southee went about his business in delivering damaging blows to the England middle order. But Southee chose cricket and quickly progressed through the ranks. Fast bowler Tim Southee equals Sachin Tendulkar’s record of sixes in Test cricket Tim Southee, who scored 14 off 19 balls after coming out to bat at No. In 2013, he became the first overseas bowler to take 10 wickets in a Test match at Lord’s since South Africa’s Makhaya Ntini, and the first New Zealand bowler since Dion Nash to do so. “Well, I probably gave up worrying about speed a while ago, so I guess you’ve got to rely on other skills, like swing. The record for most sixes in Test cricket belongs to former New Zealand captain and recently appointed KKR coach Brendon McCullum. Surprise! Teams are batting deeper and deeper now, so you must have options. ': Fans react as Harsha Bhogle visits IIM Ahmedabad - his old college. We played a lot of cricket for Canterbury together as well. 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