New Zealand tour of Australia, 2008/09 / Commentary

Trans-Tasman Trophy - 2nd Test

Australia v New Zealand

Australia won by an innings and 62 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

57.2

Symonds to Flynn, no run, lands outside off and he shoulders arms

57.3

Symonds to Flynn, no run, gets plenty of away movement, he offers no shot

57.4

Symonds to Flynn, no run, and again, thrusts his pad out and watchfully lets it go

57.5

Symonds to Flynn, no run, and once more, he shoulders arms but this time the ball is closer to the line of the off stump

57.6

Symonds to Flynn, no run, pitches outside off and he lets it go, tea is not too far away

New Zealand 194/4   DR Flynn 0* (5b)

59.1

Symonds to Flynn, no run, lands it outside off and gets it to seam away late, left alone

59.2

Symonds to Flynn, no run, Flynn continues to be watchful around his off stump

59.3

Symonds to Flynn, no run, makes him play for a change and he impresses with a neat off drive but it's not enough to beat mid-off

59.4

Symonds to Flynn, no run, switches to a good length on off and middle and he shuffles across and defends

59.5

Symonds to Flynn, no run, holds the length back and forces him to go on the back foot and defend

59.6

Symonds to Flynn, no run, pitches it wide outside off and he defends

New Zealand 196/4   DR Flynn 0* (11b)

61.1

Symonds to Flynn, no run, comes round the wicket, he turns it to midwicket

61.2

Symonds to Flynn, no run, pitches outside off again and he shoulders arms

61.3

Symonds to Flynn, no run, lands outside off and Flynn lets it go again

61.4

Symonds to Flynn, no run, short and wide, he shapes to cut but changes hi mind and lets it go

61.5

Symonds to Flynn, no run, pulls a good length ball but fails to place it wide of the on side field in the circle

61.6

Symonds to Flynn, 1 run, gets a bit of width and angles it down towards point

New Zealand 203/5   DR Flynn 1* (17b)

62.1

Clark to Flynn, no run, shuffles across his stumps and works it to midwicket

62.2

Clark to Flynn, no run, probes outside the offstump and Flynn wisely lets it go

62.3

Clark to Flynn, no run, lands on a good length around the offstump and he gets behind the line and defends

62.4

Clark to Flynn, no run, lands outside off and gets it to angle inwards, he opens the face of the bat and angles it towards point

62.5

Clark to Flynn, no run, angles inwards and he works it towards midwicket

62.6

Clark to Flynn, 1 run, chance for a catch but did it carry? Flynn gets the width outside off and he drives on the front foot but scoops it towards Hussey at gully, the ball travels quickly and the ball in fact carries to him but slips out of his fingers, tough one for Hussey, to be fair on him

New Zealand 204/5   DR Flynn 2* (23b)

63.1

Symonds to Flynn, no run, short of a length outside off and he lets it go

63.2

Symonds to Flynn, no run, gets it to come back in off the seam but he doesn't offer a shot

63.3

Symonds to Flynn, FOUR, a little too wide outside off but the length is just right for Flynn to free his arms and cut along the turf past backward point and cover

63.4

Symonds to Flynn, no run, defended on the backfoot to the on side

63.5

Symonds to Flynn, no run, angles inwards and he doesn't offer a shot

63.6

Symonds to Flynn, no run, slides down the leg side and Flynn fails to glance it fine, Haddin does well to slide to his right and catch it and he half-heartedly appeals for an edge

New Zealand 208/5   DR Flynn 6* (29b 1x4)

64.4

Clark to Flynn, no run, lands outside off and gets it tn angle in and he shoulders arms

64.5

Clark to Flynn, no run, gets it to come back in and he shoulders arms

64.6

Clark to Flynn, no run, gets behind the line and defends

New Zealand 215/5   DR Flynn 6* (32b 1x4)

66.4

Clark to Flynn, FOUR, well played by Flynn, the ball angles in from wide outside off and lands on a fullish length, Flynn waits for it and deliberately angles it wide of gully, Hussey chases it but the ball ball beats him

66.5

Clark to Flynn, no run, adjust the line closer to the offstump, he gets behind the line and defends

66.6

Clark to Flynn, no run, solidly defended on the front foot, Flynn seems very sure of himself at the crease

New Zealand 222/5   DR Flynn 10* (35b 2x4)

67.2

Symonds to Flynn, no run, continues round the wicket to the left-hander, he gets back and defends

67.3

Symonds to Flynn, 1 run, angles it on the pads and pitches it on a full length, he tucks it across the line to the deep on the on side

New Zealand 224/5   DR Flynn 11* (37b 2x4)

68.1

Lee to Flynn, no run, lands a shade outside the offstump, he shoulders arms

68.2

Lee to Flynn, no run, lands outside off and he lets another one go, there's a bit of sideways movement before reaching Haddin

68.3

Lee to Flynn, no run, lets another one go outside the off stump and there's more carry to Haddin who takes it above his waist

68.4

Lee to Flynn, no run, slower ball and still wide outside off, Flynn is content letting it go

68.5

Lee to Flynn, OUT, that's a ripper! Lee fires that from round the wicket, lands it on a good length and gets it to swing in sharply through the air, Flynn fails to get right behind the line and the ball clips his pad and cannons on to the top of the off stump, the bowling change has worked

DR Flynn b Lee 11 (48m 42b 2x4 0x6) SR: 26.19

New Zealand 228/6   DR Flynn 11 (42b 2x4)
Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100
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