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
14.1

Johnson to Redmond, no run, gets Redmond fetching it wide outside off straightaway, not a particularly a good ball and by no means a good shot either

14.2

Johnson to Redmond, no run, aims for the away swinger and he strays wide outside off

14.3

Johnson to Redmond, no run, gets his rhythm now, he lands it on the corridor outside off and he makes him fish outside off

14.4

Johnson to Redmond, no run, varies his length by banging it in short, that doesn't do enough to trouble Redmond as he safely lets it go

14.5

Johnson to Redmond, no run, lands outside off and the ball holds its line before reaching Haddin

14.6

Johnson to Redmond, no run, lands it short and wide outside off, he cuts but finds the fielder

New Zealand 45/0   MG Johnson 1-1-0-0
16.1

Johnson to Redmond, no run, gets a half stride forward and defends to the off side

16.2

Johnson to Redmond, 1 run, swings it on the pads and he tucks it just wide of midwicket

16.3

Johnson to How, no run, Johnson shows his aggression by hitting the deck hard and banging in a bouncer, that brings How to his knees as he uncomfortably sways away from his knees

16.4

Johnson to How, no run

16.5

Johnson to How, OUT, bad ball, bad shot and How's got to go, Johnson dishes it out very wide outside off and invites an ugly slash past the covers, the ball gets the toe edge of his bat and Haddin takes one of his easier catches

JM How c †Haddin b Johnson 16 (77m 47b 2x4 0x6) SR: 34.04

16.6

Johnson to Ryder, no run, gets it to nip back in off the seam and he looks to tap it to the off side for a quick single

New Zealand 46/1   MG Johnson 2-1-1-1
18.1

Johnson to Ryder, no run, lands it outside off and gets it to come back in, he defends

18.2

Johnson to Ryder, no run, defended down the track

18.3

Johnson to Ryder, no run, tests him out with a short one and it forces him to go on the hop and defend

18.4

Johnson to Ryder, no run, short ball and it sails over his head

18.5

Johnson to Ryder, no run, tries to steer a short of a length ball but can't beat mid-on

18.6

Johnson to Ryder, 4 runs, full on the pads and he punches it on the up on the front foot past the vacant mid-on region, they run all four runs, please note that an all-run four will be considered as a boundary

New Zealand 55/1   MG Johnson 3-1-5-1
20.1

Johnson to Redmond, FOUR, Johnson searches for the away swing but he strays well wide of the offstump, Redmond gets on his knee and drives swiftly past cover

20.2

Johnson to Redmond, no run, defended on the backfoot to the on side

20.3

Johnson to Redmond, no run, lands it outside off and he shoulders arms

20.4

Johnson to Redmond, no run, gets it to drift across the right hander and he safely lets it go

20.5

Johnson to Redmond, no run, gets on the backfoot and pushes it to the off side

20.6

Johnson to Redmond, no run, bangs it in really short but it doesn't trouble Redmond at all

New Zealand 64/1   MG Johnson 4-1-9-1
22.1

Johnson to Ryder, no run, pushed back to the bowler

22.2

Johnson to Ryder, no run, pushed to the on side

22.3

Johnson to Ryder, no run, pushed back to the bowler

22.4

Johnson to Ryder, no run, pushed back to the bowler

22.5

Johnson to Ryder, no run, pushed to cover

22.6

Johnson to Ryder, no run, down the leg side, left alone

New Zealand 81/1   MG Johnson 5-2-9-1
24.1

Johnson to Ryder, 3 runs, just short of a length outside off and Ryder times it crisply past the covers, Symonds pulls it back before the rope

24.2

Johnson to Redmond, 1 wide, bangs it in short down the leg side, wasted delivery

24.2

Johnson to Redmond, no run, bangs in another short one and Redmond's not hooking or pulling that

24.3

Johnson to Redmond, no run, full and wide outside off and he mistimes the drive to the covers

24.4

Johnson to Redmond, no run, defended back to the bowler

24.5

Johnson to Redmond, no run, left alone outside off

24.6

Johnson to Redmond, no run, he lets this one go outside off

New Zealand 93/1   MG Johnson 6-2-13-1
26.1

Johnson to Redmond, no run, fullish outside off, he gets on the front foot and defends

26.2

Johnson to Redmond, no run, hits a good length on middle and leg, he gets behind the line and defends

26.3

Johnson to Redmond, no run, hits a good length on middle and off, he looks to get forward and he defends back to the bowler

26.4

Johnson to Redmond, FOUR, he errs by bowling a half volley and Redmond does justice to that error, he gets nicely forward to the pitch of the ball, bends down and drives elegantly through the line past cover

26.5

Johnson to Redmond, no run, just a touch wide outside off, he shoulders arms

26.6

Johnson to Redmond, no run, he lets it go outside off and it's lunch

New Zealand 101/1   MG Johnson 7-2-17-1
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

40.4

Johnson to Fulton, no run, lands on a good length outside off, he shoulders arms

40.5

Johnson to Fulton, no run, bangs it in short, Fulton gets to negotiate a quick bouncer and hangs his bat out like a periscope as the ball leaves him

40.6

Johnson to Fulton, no run, pushed to the off side

New Zealand 146/3   MG Johnson 8-2-22-1
42.1

Johnson to Fulton, no run, works up the pace and bounce and once again catches Fulton in a moment of uncertainty

42.2

Johnson to Fulton, no run, switches to the conventional good length, he gets behind the line and taps it down to cover

42.3

Johnson to Fulton, no run, fires it back of a length and Fulton opens the face of the bat and steers it to Hussey at gully

42.4

Johnson to Fulton, SIX, Bring it on says Fulton and man does he club that away! Johnson bangs it in short but the batsman is better prepared now as he rocks back and pulls it with intent over deep square-leg

42.5

Johnson to Fulton, no run, fullish outside off, he gets forward and pushes it to the off side

42.6

Johnson to Fulton, no run, pushes this one to mid-off and it's drinks

New Zealand 154/3   MG Johnson 9-2-28-1
44.1

Johnson to Fulton, no run, hits a good length on the off stump and he taps it back to the bowler

44.2

Johnson to Fulton, no run, bowls it full and wide outside off, the attempted yorker, he doesn't offer a shot

44.3

Johnson to Fulton, no run, pushed down the pitch to the off side

44.4

Johnson to Fulton, 1 run, angles it towards the pads and he turns it wide of midwicket

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   MG Johnson 10-2-29-1
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

46.5

Johnson to Fulton, 2 runs, slower ball, he pushes it down the pitch and Johnson makes a half-hearted attempts to intercept it with his left hand, the misfield allows two runs

46.6

Johnson to Fulton, no run, steered to the off side

New Zealand 162/3   MG Johnson 11-2-32-1
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   MG Johnson 12-2-33-1
50.1

Johnson to Fulton, no run, lands on a good length outside off, he defends down the track

50.2

Johnson to Fulton, 1 leg bye, error in judgement, Fulton doesn't know how to deal with the short one, he shapes to play at it and then decides a little too late to withdraw the shot as the ball hits his forearm

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   MG Johnson 13-2-37-1
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

52.4

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

52.5

Johnson to Fulton, FOUR, Risky! He gets forward and drives a little too early, the outside edge just falls short of a diving Hussey at gully and it runs down for four

52.6

Johnson to Fulton, no run, just manages to cover the line and defend

New Zealand 187/3   MG Johnson 14-2-43-1
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

54.4

Johnson to Fulton, no run, holds the length back a bit outside off, Fulton opens the face of the bat and angles it to Clarke who dives at slip

54.5

Johnson to Fulton, no run, gets behind the line to a good length ball and defends

54.6

Johnson to Fulton, 3 leg byes, slides towards the pads and he just manages to nudge it past Haddin who gives the chase

New Zealand 192/3   MG Johnson 15-2-44-1
77.1

Johnson to Vettori, no run, slides way down the leg side, it's his first ball of a new spell

77.2

Johnson to Vettori, no run, gets a thick inside edge onto his pads and the ball nearly rebounds on the full in front of the slips

77.3

Johnson to Vettori, no run, lands on a good length outside off and he shoulders arms

77.4

Johnson to Vettori, no run, bangs in the bouncer and he ducks under it quickly

77.5

Johnson to Vettori, no run, bowls it fuller and quicker and gets late inswing, an alert Vettori pushes it towards mid-on

77.6

Johnson to Vettori, 2 runs, fractionally short of a length and wide outside the off stump, he reaches out and glides in the gap between backward point and cover

New Zealand 239/6   MG Johnson 16-2-46-1
79.1

Johnson to McCullum, no run, rush of blood from McCullum as he chases a wide away-swinging delivery and nearly feathers an edge

79.2

Johnson to McCullum, no run, gets on the backfoot and defends to the off side

79.3

Johnson to McCullum, 1 run, takes a single towards cover

79.4

Johnson to Vettori, no run, just slightly cramped for room to cut square of the wicket on the off side but he gets an under edge, the ball rolls to the keeper

79.5

Johnson to Vettori, no run, strays wide down the legside and Vettori withdraws the flick to fine leg

79.6

Johnson to Vettori, no run, ends the over with a bouncer and Haddin has to really leap to get a glove to it

New Zealand 242/6   MG Johnson 17-2-47-1
81.1

Johnson to Vettori, no run, Johnson continues his chin music to Vettori and he safely negotiates this one

81.2

Johnson to Vettori, no run, another bouncer but it doesn't force hm to play a shot

81.3

Johnson to Vettori, no run, bangs it in short again and it sails over his arched back, he's going to make a few dents on this pitch at this rat

81.4

Johnson to Vettori, no run, makes him play, finally, the ball comes back in and he taps it back down the pitch

81.5

Johnson to Vettori, no run, tucked back to the bowler

81.6

Johnson to Vettori, FOUR, good finish to the over by Vettori, he gets a bit of width outside off and times his cut well, he pushes it in to the gap between backward point and cover

New Zealand 250/6   MG Johnson 18-2-51-1
84.1

Johnson to McCullum, no run, bangs it in short of a length and gets it to climb on MCCullum, he hops to fend it off but gets rapped on the gloves

84.2

Johnson to McCullum, no run, lands outside off, he lets it go

84.3

Johnson to McCullum, no run, lands it short of a length outside off and he lets this one go as well

84.4

Johnson to McCullum, no run, bangs it in short of a length and he hops and defends on the rise

84.5

Johnson to McCullum, no run, that's a testing bouncer, forces him to sway away as the ball fizzes past his chest

84.6

Johnson to McCullum, no run, fuller in length and he gets behind the line and defends

New Zealand 254/6   MG Johnson 19-3-51-1
86.1

Johnson to McCullum, no run, opens the face of the bat and steers it towards point

86.2

Johnson to McCullum, no run, shapes to play the pull really early and the ball raps him on the thigh and rolls to square leg, Johnson's optimistic in the appeal

86.3

Johnson to McCullum, no run, angles it across the right hander and he shoulders arms

86.4

Johnson to McCullum, 2 runs, strays on the pads and he works it wide of midwicket for a couple

86.5

Johnson to McCullum, no run, just manages to evade a very quick bouncer, Johnson's really bending his back on this surface

86.6

Johnson to McCullum, no run

New Zealand 260/6   MG Johnson 20-3-53-1
88.1

Johnson to McCullum, no run, gets back and defends down the track

88.2

Johnson to McCullum, no run, slightly short of a length and nearly tucks him up but he hops and fends it away

88.3

Johnson to McCullum, no run, lands outside off and he safely shoulders arms

88.4

Johnson to McCullum, no run, goes on the hop and fends it to the covers and yells to his captain to wait at his crease

88.5

Johnson to McCullum, 1 run, the short pitched stuff gets a little repetitive, he gets on his toes and glances it down to fine leg

88.6

Johnson to Vettori, no run, lands back of a length outside off and comes back in, he safely taps it back to the bowler

New Zealand 261/6   MG Johnson 21-3-54-1
91.1

Johnson to Vettori, no run, hits the deck hard on a good length and Vettori tucks it away to the on side

91.2

Johnson to Vettori, no run, really exerts himself now and dishes out a bouncer, Vettori doesn't offer a shot

91.3

Johnson to Vettori, 1 run, gets his bat out and fends a good length ball to the off side and calls quickly

91.4

Johnson to McCullum, no run, very full in length and it was there to be driven, McCullum mistimed it to mid-off

91.5

Johnson to McCullum, no run, holds the length back on middle and off and he gets right across and defends

91.6

Johnson to McCullum, no run, square drives a full delivery on the up and a neat sliding save by Hussey at gully saves a few runs

New Zealand 263/6   MG Johnson 22-3-55-1
93.1

Johnson to Vettori, no run, tucks it to the on side and thinks of a single

93.2

Johnson to Vettori, no run, nice yorker on the offstump and Vettori gets his big frame down to pat it away

93.3

Johnson to Vettori, no run, gets across and pushes it back to the bowler

93.4

Johnson to Vettori, no run, shuffles across his stumps to a good length ball and pushes it to mid-off

93.5

Johnson to Vettori, no run, bangs it in really short and he ducks under the bouncer

93.6

Johnson to Vettori, 1 run, opens the face of the bat and steers it down to backward point

93.7

Johnson to Southee, no run

New Zealand 269/7   MG Johnson 23-3-56-1
95.1

Johnson to Southee, no run, wakes him up with a bouncer and the ball just about fizzes past his arm guard

95.2

Johnson to Southee, no run, slides down the legside and there's a sound as the ball beats him, Haddin appeals but replays show the bat clipping the pad on the way

95.3

Johnson to Southee, OUT, very nasty delivery and Southee is all at sea, Johnson bangs it in short and gets it to rear up on the right hander, Southee is forced to play at it but fails to fend it off with soft hands, the ball lobs off his glove and Katich takes it easily running forward from leg gully

TG Southee c Katich b Johnson 2 (11m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

95.4

Johnson to O'Brien, no run, greets him with a bouncer and and just manages to evade it

95.5

Johnson to O'Brien, no run, gets behind the line and defends well back to the bowler

95.6

Johnson to O'Brien, no run, gets forward to a full delivery and defends it easily

New Zealand 269/8   MG Johnson 24-4-56-2
97.1

Johnson to Vettori, no run, bangs it in back of a length outside off and he lets it go to Haddin

97.2

Johnson to Vettori, no run, tucks away a full delivery on the pads to the deep on the on side but he refuses the single

97.3

Johnson to Vettori, no run, very quick bouncer and he safely lets it go

97.4

Johnson to Vettori, no run, comes round the wicket and fires a bouncer from wide of the crease, Vettori walks a long way across his stumps and opts out of the shot

97.5

Johnson to Vettori, no run, moves a long way away from his stumps and the ball is too wide outside off for him to chase it

97.6

Johnson to Vettori, no run, bangs in the bouncer and Vettori has no option but to leave it, that exposes Martin to Lee

New Zealand 270/9   MG Johnson 25-5-56-2
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