New Zealand tour of Australia, 1st Test: Australia v New Zealand at Brisbane, Nov 20-23, 2008
Australia won by 149 runs
20,21,22,23 November 2008 (5-day match)
  • Overs 1-50
  • Overs 51-100
1.1

Southee to Katich, no run, gets a bit of late inswing, pitches around middle and leg on a good length and he knocks it to the on side

1.2

Southee to Katich, 1 run, bowls it around off and middle and gets the swing again, he softly tucks it in front of midwicket and sets off

Australia 5/0   SM Katich 1* (2b)
2.1

Martin to Katich, no run, pitches on leg stump and he shapes to drive through the on side but nearly gets a leading edge, the ball rolls to the off side

2.2

Martin to Katich, no run, lands outside off anbd moves away from the left-hander, there's a leg slip in place

2.3

Martin to Katich, no run, beats him with a real brute of a delivery outside off, it's the offcutter and it moves away dangerously from the left-hander and nearly takes the edge

2.4

Martin to Katich, 1 run, strays on the pads and bowls it full, fine leg picks it up

Australia 6/0   SM Katich 2* (6b)
3.1

Southee to Katich, no run, hits a good length around the off stump and comes in slightly before reaching McCullum

3.2

Southee to Katich, 3 runs, full and wide outside the off stump and he drives past extra cover, Vettori chases and the ball pulls up before the rope

Australia 9/0   SM Katich 5* (8b)
4.1

Martin to Katich, no run, Katich pushes this one back to the bowler

4.2

Martin to Katich, no run, pitches around the off stump and moves away sharply, he lets it go

4.3

Martin to Katich, 1 run, closes the face of the bat and turns it wide of midwicket and sets off for a quick single

Australia 14/1   SM Katich 6* (11b)
5.1

Southee to Katich, no run, hits a good length outside off, he lets it go

5.2

Southee to Katich, no run, just back of a length on middle and off, he gets back and across and defends

5.3

Southee to Katich, no run, strays down the leg side and Katich moves a little too far across his stumps, he chooses to let it go

5.4

Southee to Katich, no run, good length on middle and off, moves across the left hander and he gets behind the line and defends

5.5

Southee to Katich, FOUR, gets very late inward movement but unfortunately for the bowler it's a half volley, he nonchalantly tucks it away with a good use of the wrists and beats mid-on comfortably

5.6

Southee to Katich, OUT, Southee has struck again and Australia have lost their openers, he lands it on a good length outside the off stump and the seam really rotates, Katich pokes at it away from the body and the thick edge is taken by McCullum

SM Katich c †McCullum b Southee 10 (27m 17b 1x4 0x6) SR: 58.82

Australia 22/2   SM Katich 10 (17b 1x4)
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