New Zealand tour of Australia, 2nd Test: Australia v New Zealand at Adelaide, Nov 28-Dec 1, 2008
Australia won by an innings and 62 runs
Played at Adelaide Oval
28,29,30 November, 1 December 2008 (5-day match)
  • Overs 1-50
  • Overs 51-100
27.6

Hauritz to Taylor, no run, gives it a lot of air, he lunges forward and drives to mid-on

New Zealand 101/2   LRPL Taylor 0* (1b)
29.1

Hauritz to Taylor, no run, flighted outside off, he gets forward and defends

29.2

Hauritz to Taylor, no run, commits to the front foot early and pushes it down the track

29.3

Hauritz to Taylor, 1 run, flighted on middle. he works it with the turn to the on side

New Zealand 102/2   LRPL Taylor 1* (4b)
30.1

Lee to Taylor, no run, appeal! Lee gets the ball to bend back in off the pitch but the angle might have pushed it past the legstump, Koertzen shakes his head

30.2

Lee to Taylor, no run, lands outside off and the ball bends back in late before reaching the keeper

30.3

Lee to Taylor, FOUR, Lee overpitches outside off in trying to search for swing, Taylor gets his body nicely behind the line and drives effortlessly past cover

30.4

Lee to Taylor, no run, hits a good length on middle and off, he gets across and works it to the on side

30.5

Lee to Taylor, no run, bangs it in short and drifts down the leg side, he just manages to duck

30.6

Lee to Taylor, no run, full outside off and pushed to Hauritz at mid-off who's up close

New Zealand 106/2   LRPL Taylor 5* (10b 1x4)
32.1

Lee to Taylor, no run, full outside off and driven very straight to mid-off, that came off the meat of the bat

32.2

Lee to Taylor, no run, opens the face of the bat to a full delivery and angles it to Hussey at gully

32.3

Lee to Taylor, no run, hangs his bat out and then withdraws the stroke, the ball just straightened a bit after pitching

32.4

Lee to Taylor, no run, and Lee gets this one swing in fairly sharply, he tries to flick but the ball hits his pads

32.5

Lee to Taylor, no run, Lee's mixing them up cleverly and Taylor's at sea here, this one moves away off the seam and nearly takes the outside edge

32.6

Lee to Taylor, 1 no ball, in all the enthusiasm he oversteps, Taylor drives on the up and at first glance it appears to carry on the full to Symonds at cover

32.6

Lee to Taylor, no run, cramps him for room outside the off stump and Taylor nearly inside edges onto his stumps, superb testing over by Lee

New Zealand 107/2   LRPL Taylor 5* (17b 1x4)
34.5

Lee to Taylor, no run, driven to the off side

34.6

Lee to Taylor, FOUR, Lee again fires it outside off to get swing but loses his radar, Taylor merely opens the face of the bat and steers it safely past gully

New Zealand 126/2   LRPL Taylor 9* (19b 2x4)
35.3

Hauritz to Taylor, no run, flighted outside off, pushed back to the bowler

35.4

Hauritz to Taylor, no run, defended down the track

35.5

Hauritz to Taylor, no run, defended on the front foot to the on side

35.6

Hauritz to Taylor, no run, flighted on middle and leg, pushed back to the bowler

New Zealand 130/3   LRPL Taylor 9* (23b 2x4)
37.1

Hauritz to Taylor, no run, gets across his stumps and defends

37.2

Hauritz to Taylor, no run, holds the length back outside off, he moves across his stumps and shoulders arms

37.3

Hauritz to Taylor, no run, gets forward and defends, Haddin very formally says "very good Nathan Hauritz"

37.4

Hauritz to Taylor, 1 run, flighted outside off, he gets forward and drives to cover

New Zealand 131/3   LRPL Taylor 10* (27b 2x4)
38.1

Lee to Taylor, no run, bangs it on a good length outside off, he gets behind the line and defends

38.2

Lee to Taylor, no run, full outside off and in the length to drive but he places it straight to mid-off

38.3

Lee to Taylor, no run, hits a good length outside off, he gets nicely behind the line and defends

38.4

Lee to Taylor, no run, hits a fullish length outside off, the ball bends back in before reaching the keeper

38.5

Lee to Taylor, 2 runs, swings it in late and he works it across the line down to midwicket

38.6

Lee to Taylor, 1 run, swings it on the pads again and he works it firmly to the on side but can't beat Katich who dives at square leg and saves at least a couple of runs

New Zealand 136/3   LRPL Taylor 13* (33b 2x4)
39.1

Hauritz to Taylor, FOUR, flighted on middle and off, Taylor takes a chance, gets on his knee and slog sweeps him down to the vacant spaces at deep square-leg

39.2

Hauritz to Taylor, 1 run, turns it down to square leg

New Zealand 141/3   LRPL Taylor 18* (35b 3x4)
40.1

Johnson to Taylor, FOUR, full outside off, he gets nicely behind the line, maintains his balance and times it well, he places it in the gap between mid-off and cover

40.2

Johnson to Taylor, no run, angles it on the pads and he tucks it behind square on the on side

40.3

Johnson to Taylor, 1 run, covers all three stumps before facing and shuffles across before working it wide of square leg

New Zealand 146/3   LRPL Taylor 23* (38b 4x4)
41.1

Hauritz to Taylor, no run, full on middle and leg, pushed to the bowler

41.2

Hauritz to Taylor, no run, gives it more air outside off, he lunges forward and defends

41.3

Hauritz to Taylor, no run, flighted outside off and pushed towards the covers

41.4

Hauritz to Taylor, 1 run, flighted on middle and leg, he gets forward and pushes it to the on side for a single

41.6

Hauritz to Taylor, no run, circumspection! Taylor gets a long way across his stumps then suddenly changes his mind and shoulders arms, that will keep Hauritz and Haddin interested

New Zealand 148/3   LRPL Taylor 24* (43b 4x4)
43.1

Hauritz to Taylor, 1 run, flighted down the legside, he turns it to fine leg

New Zealand 155/3   LRPL Taylor 25* (44b 4x4)
44.5

Johnson to Taylor, no run, full on the offstump and Taylor is very solid on the forward defense

44.6

Johnson to Taylor, no run, lands on a full length outside off, he shoulders arms

New Zealand 157/3   LRPL Taylor 25* (46b 4x4)
45.4

Hauritz to Taylor, 1 run, gets on his knee early and paddles it away towards fine leg for a single

New Zealand 159/3   LRPL Taylor 26* (47b 4x4)
46.1

Johnson to Taylor, no run, hits a good length outside off, he pushes it back to the bowler

46.2

Johnson to Taylor, no run, just a fraction wider outside off and he gets across and works it to the off side

46.3

Johnson to Taylor, no run, fullish on the off stump and defended back down the pitch

46.4

Johnson to Taylor, 1 run, pushes it through the line towards mid-off and sets off for a quick single

New Zealand 160/3   LRPL Taylor 27* (51b 4x4)
47.1

Hauritz to Taylor, 1 run, gets forward and drives to sweeper cover

New Zealand 163/3   LRPL Taylor 28* (52b 4x4)
48.1

Johnson to Taylor, no run, starts off with a bouncer, Taylor reads it early and ducks under it early

48.2

Johnson to Taylor, no run, lands on a good length outside off and angles it away from him, he shoulders arms

48.3

Johnson to Taylor, no run, Taylor takes his chance with an off drive but drives a little too far away from his body, the away movement just beats him

48.4

Johnson to Taylor, no run, full outside off and the outside edge just falls short of third slip

48.5

Johnson to Taylor, no run, ducks under a bouncer

48.6

Johnson to Taylor, 1 run, fullish outside off and steered just wide of gully

New Zealand 164/3   LRPL Taylor 29* (58b 4x4)
49.1

Hauritz to Taylor, 1 run, flighted on middle and leg, he turns it behind square on the on side

49.4

Hauritz to Taylor, no run, fires it across the right hander, he shuffles a long way across his stumps and defends

49.5

Hauritz to Taylor, no run, gets across his stumps again and defends

49.6

Hauritz to Taylor, no run, flighted on middle and leg, he gets across and works it with the turn to the on side

New Zealand 166/3   LRPL Taylor 30* (62b 4x4)
50.3

Johnson to Taylor, no run, angles across him, he defends

50.4

Johnson to Taylor, no run, gets forward and defends straight to the covers

50.5

Johnson to Taylor, no run, gets on the front foot and defends solidly to the off side

50.6

Johnson to Taylor, FOUR, nice, Johnson gets it to angle across the right-hander, Taylor covers the movement, opens the face of the bat and glides it past the slip cordon

New Zealand 171/3   LRPL Taylor 34* (66b 5x4)
52.1

Johnson to Taylor, 2 runs, short of a length on middle and leg, he clips it wide of square leg

52.2

Johnson to Taylor, no run, gets behind the line and defends back to the bowler

52.3

Johnson to Taylor, 1 leg bye, shuffles across his stumps and clips it behind square leg for a single

New Zealand 183/3   LRPL Taylor 36* (69b 5x4)
53.1

Symonds to Taylor, no run, hits a good length outside off and Taylor lets it go

53.2

Symonds to Taylor, no run, gets it to swing in and Taylor gets behind the line and defends

53.3

Symonds to Taylor, 1 run, shuffles across his stumps and works it with the movement to fine leg

New Zealand 188/3   LRPL Taylor 37* (72b 5x4)
54.1

Johnson to Taylor, no run, best ball of this session surely, he pitches it up outside off and gets it to kick up alarmingly and move away, I don't know how that failed to take the edge

54.2

Johnson to Taylor, no run, comes forward and defends to the covers

54.3

Johnson to Taylor, 1 run, full and angling away from the middle stump, he pushes it down to the covers

New Zealand 189/3   LRPL Taylor 38* (75b 5x4)
56.2

Clark to Taylor, no run, fails to control the swing and slides it down the leg side, Taylor fails to get wood on it as he attempts to glide it to fine leg

56.3

Clark to Taylor, no run, fullish outside off and defended back to the bowler

56.4

Clark to Taylor, no run, bowls it full and gets it to swing in very late, Fulton does well to cover the line or there would have been a loud appeal for an lbw

56.5

Clark to Taylor, no run, fullish outside off, he steers it to the offside

56.6

Clark to Taylor, no run, fullish outside off, he steers it to the off side again

New Zealand 194/3   LRPL Taylor 38* (80b 5x4)
58.1

Clark to Taylor, 2 runs, strays on the pads and he gets an inside edge which rolls towards fine leg

58.2

Clark to Taylor, no run, strays towards the body again and he works it to the on side

58.3

Clark to Taylor, no run, once again he gets it to move late towards the pads, the ball may have flicked his pads before reaching Haddin

58.4

Clark to Taylor, no run, defended on the front foot to the on side

58.5

Clark to Taylor, no run, gets it to angle inwards late from outside the offstump, he gets well forward and defends

58.6

Clark to Taylor, no run, safely lets it go Haddin and it's tea

New Zealand 196/4   LRPL Taylor 40* (86b 5x4)
60.1

Clark to Taylor, FOUR, gets a bit of late reverse swing and he drives through the line off the meat of the bat, beats mid-off comfortably

60.2

Clark to Taylor, OUT, Taylor gets the slow death from Koertzen, Clark gets the ball to bend back in off the pitch, Taylor tries to flick across the line but the ball hits him just above the knee roll and in line with middle and leg stump at least, Koertzen thinks about it before giving him out, Hawkeye indicates that it hit him too high

LRPL Taylor lbw b Clark 44 (120m 88b 6x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

New Zealand 200/5   LRPL Taylor 44 (88b 6x4)
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