New Zealand tour of Australia, 2008/09 / Commentary

Trans-Tasman Trophy - 1st Test

Australia v New Zealand

Australia won by 149 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

49.2

O'Brien to Haddin, no run, gets behind the line to a good length ball and defends

49.3

O'Brien to Haddin, no run, hits a good length outside off, the ball holds its line before reaching the keeper

49.4

O'Brien to Haddin, no run, holds the length back outside off and gets good bounce and carry to the keeper

49.5

O'Brien to Haddin, no run, similar delivery, this time he gets a big stride across his stumps and shoulders arms

49.6

O'Brien to Haddin, no run, pitches on off and middle and he gets behind the line and defends down the pitch

Australia 139/6   BJ Haddin 0* (5b)

51.1

O'Brien to Haddin, no run, lands just a shade outside off and moves away, he lets it go

51.2

O'Brien to Haddin, no run, this time he fires in a full delivery on the stumps and he keeps it away

51.3

O'Brien to Haddin, no run, gets it to drift in sharply and leave the batsman after pitching, Clarke does well to get his feet moving and defend it

51.4

O'Brien to Haddin, no run, holds the length back outside off and gets the drift inwards, he gets behind the line and defends

51.5

O'Brien to Haddin, FOUR, uppish but effective, Haddin gets forward to a pitched up delivery swinging away from him and drives on the up past cover and extra cover, he placed it just right

51.6

O'Brien to Haddin, no run, holds the length back on middle and leg and he defends to the on side

Australia 147/6   BJ Haddin 4* (11b 1x4)

52.3

Southee to Haddin, no run, bowls a stump to stump line and he gets behind it and defends down the track

52.4

Southee to Haddin, no run, gets a big shuffle across his stumps to a full delivery and drives firmly towards mid-on

52.5

Southee to Haddin, no run, pitches on a good length outside off, he gets behind it and defends down the track

52.6

Southee to Haddin, 2 runs, driven down the pitch and a misfield by the bowler results in two runs

Australia 150/6   BJ Haddin 6* (15b 1x4)

54.1

Ryder to Haddin, no run, Ryder pitches it around the off stump, he gets behind the line and defends to the off side

54.2

Ryder to Haddin, no run, mixes it up well with a yorker and Haddin does well to watch it through and keep it out

54.3

Ryder to Haddin, no run, holds the length back on middle and leg and he whips it to midwicket

54.4

Ryder to Haddin, OUT, very intelligent bowling change indeed, Ryder pitches it up outside off and lures Haddin onto the expansive drive, the ball bounces more than he would have expected and the outside edge travels quickly to How at second slip who goes across to his left and takes it with both hands

BJ Haddin c How b Ryder 6 (22m 19b 1x4 0x6) SR: 31.57

Australia 152/7   BJ Haddin 6 (19b 1x4)
Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100
Series Results
Australia v New Zealand at Adelaide - Nov 28-Dec 1, 2008
Australia won by an innings and 62 runs
Australia v New Zealand at Brisbane - Nov 20-23, 2008
Australia won by 149 runs
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