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
30.1

Elliott to Clarke, no run, pitches around the off stump, he defends to the off side

30.2

Elliott to Clarke, no run, fires it full and wide outside the off stump, Clarke decides to see this one off

30.3

Elliott to Clarke, no run, hits a good length outside off , he gets forward and pushes it to mid-off

30.4

Elliott to Clarke, no run, good length outside off, he does well to shoulder arms

30.5

Elliott to Clarke, no run, bowls a very teasing line just wide of the off stump and Clarke has no option but to let it go

30.6

Elliott to Clarke, no run, and again, pegs away outside off and keeps him quiet again

Australia 90/3   GD Elliott 1-1-0-0
32.1

Elliott to Clarke, no run, bowls a very encouraging away swinging yorker, Clarke's alert enough to keep that out

32.2

Elliott to Clarke, no run, searches for swing as he fires in another full ball, he defends to the on side

32.3

Elliott to Clarke, FOUR, full and lands on a half volley on middle and leg, he turns his wrists slightly and works it just wide of mid-on, very well timed indeed, the follow through was good as well

32.4

Elliott to Clarke, 1 run, full and wide outside off and he drives just wide of short cover

32.5

Elliott to Hussey, no run, left alone outside off

32.6

Elliott to Hussey, no run, this one was really wide outside the off stump, Hussey wasn't chasing that

Australia 95/3   GD Elliott 2-1-5-0
34.1

Elliott to Clarke, no run, full on middle and off, he works it behind square on the on side

34.2

Elliott to Clarke, no run, full and pushed through the line on the walk to mid-on

34.3

Elliott to Clarke, no run, he searches for that swing and bowls it full, he gets a big stride across and defends

34.4

Elliott to Clarke, no run, hits a good length outside off pushed to the off side

34.5

Elliott to Clarke, 1 run, drives to mid-off and takes off for a quick single

34.6

Elliott to Symonds, no run, driven back to the bowler

Australia 97/4   GD Elliott 3-1-6-0
36.1

Elliott to Clarke, no run, that's a nice line from Elliott, pitched on off and seaming away a touch, he draws Clarke into a lunging drive that flies away to the off side off a thickish edge

36.2

Elliott to Clarke, no run, and this one doesn't move at all, Clarke leaves it alone and it sails just over off stump

36.3

Elliott to Clarke, no run, on line again, Clarke forward and defending solidly

36.4

Elliott to Clarke, no run, just a hint of outswing, on off stump and Clarke defends with a straight bat

36.5

Elliott to Clarke, no run, left alone, but a good ball from Elliott, this one holds its off-stump line

36.6

Elliott to Clarke, no run, Clarke defends again, prods this one to the off side

Australia 98/4   GD Elliott 4-2-6-0
38.1

Elliott to Symonds, no run, gets plenty of away swing, he gets forward and pushes it away

38.2

Elliott to Symonds, no run, and Symonds nearly had the marching orders! He poked at a beautiful away swinger looked back after the ball beat him, no edge and McCullum knew how close that was

38.3

Elliott to Symonds, no run, tucks a good length ball back down the pitch to mid-on

38.4

Elliott to Symonds, no run, short and there's an invitation to cut, Symonds ends up chopping it towards point

38.5

Elliott to Symonds, no run, gets behind the line to a good length ball and defends back to the bowler

38.6

Elliott to Symonds, no run, gets across his stumps and shoulders arms

Australia 101/4   GD Elliott 5-3-6-0
40.1

Elliott to Symonds, no run, Elliott continues to impress with his swing, drifts away nicely outside off

40.2

Elliott to Symonds, no run, pitches outside off and seams away, he gets his front pad across and shoulders arms

40.3

Elliott to Symonds, no run, gets another healthy stride across and defends to the off side

40.4

Elliott to Symonds, 1 run, this time he angles it towards the body and clips it behind square on the on side

40.5

Elliott to Clarke, no run, gets forward and defends down the track

40.6

Elliott to Clarke, 3 runs, strays a bit on the pads and he improvises well by flicking his wrists late and placing it in the arc between mid-on and midwicket, Southee pulls it back before the rope and nearly effects a direct hit at the bowler's end

Australia 105/4   GD Elliott 6-3-10-0
42.1

Elliott to Symonds, no run, pitches on a good length outside off, he pushes it to midwicket

42.2

Elliott to Symonds, no run, slides down the leg side, too wide for Symonds to get some wood or glove on it

42.3

Elliott to Symonds, no run, full in length outside off, he gets forward and drives to cover

42.4

Elliott to Symonds, FOUR, brute force there and the innings was crying out for a shot like that, he overpitches it outside off, Symonds gets under it and scoops it high over mid-off

42.5

Elliott to Symonds, FOUR, now he strays on the pads and he works it away down to fine leg, he places it well as the fielder is too square

42.6

Elliott to Symonds, FOUR, That's the Symonds of the old, welcome back Roy! Elliott bangs it in short, he swivels, picks the length early and clubs it high over square leg, that's three consecutive fours

Australia 121/4   GD Elliott 7-3-22-0
60.1

Elliott to Clarke, no run, gets forward to the pitch of the ball and plays it to cover

60.2

Elliott to Clarke, no run, the outswinger this time and he gets forward and pushes it to cover again

60.3

Elliott to Clarke, no run, lands on a fullish length outside off and it holds its line before reaching the keeper

60.4

Elliott to Clarke, no run, similar delivery, he gets a big stride across his stumps and shoulders arms

60.5

Elliott to Clarke, no run, lands on a good length on off stump, he gets behind the line and defends

60.6

Elliott to Clarke, no run, full and in the slot to drive, he gets forward to drive but finds mid-off

Australia 160/8   GD Elliott 8-4-22-0
62.1

Elliott to Clarke, no run, lands on a good length on off and middle, he shuffles across his stumps and pushes it to mid-off

62.2

Elliott to Clarke, no run, gets on the front foot and drives firmly down the pitch

62.3

Elliott to Clarke, no run, hits a good length on off stump and he drives to mid-off

62.4

Elliott to Clarke, no run, gets a bit of extra away swing and results in a thin outside edge which just falls short of third slip

62.5

Elliott to Clarke, 2 runs, another outswinger and another outside edge, he plays it with more control this time and beats third slip

62.6

Elliott to Clarke, no run, hits the deck hard and the bouncer sails over his arched back

Australia 168/8   GD Elliott 9-4-24-0
64.1

Elliott to Clarke, no run, gets it drift away from the right hander from the middle stump and Clarke does well to defend it

64.2

Elliott to Clarke, 2 runs, just a little too full and Clarke uses his wrists well and flicks it wide iof midwicket for a couple

64.3

Elliott to Clarke, no run, fullish in length on middle and leg and he works it firmly down to mid-on

64.4

Elliott to Clarke, no run, fulligh in length outside off and he pushes it down to mid-off

64.5

Elliott to Clarke, no run, fulligh in length outside off and he gets a little further across his stumps and pushes it to mid-off

64.6

Elliott to Clarke, 3 runs, grants him a bit more width outside off and he opens out his bat and works it past cover, the ball is pulled up before the rope

Australia 173/8   GD Elliott 10-4-29-0
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