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

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

53.4

Symonds to Fulton, no run, gets across his stumps again and taps it down the track

53.5

Symonds to Fulton, no run, just holds the length back on middle and off, he gets behind the line and defends

53.6

Symonds to Fulton, no run, lands outside off, he shoulders arms

New Zealand 188/3   A Symonds 1-0-1-0

55.1

Symonds to Fulton, no run, lands outside off, he lets it go

55.2

Symonds to Fulton, no run, lands just a shade outside off, he lets this one go as well

55.3

Symonds to Fulton, no run, he lets another one go outside off

55.4

Symonds to Fulton, no run, gets forward and defends very softly to the off side

55.5

Symonds to Fulton, no run, shoulders arms again

55.6

Symonds to Fulton, 1 run, angles it towards the pads and he works it behind square on the on side for a single

New Zealand 193/3   A Symonds 2-0-2-0

57.1

Symonds to Fulton, OUT, great reflexes from Katich! Symonds bowls it back of a length, Fulton reads the length early and shapes to pull but fails to clear short midwicket, Katich flings himself to his right and catches it with both hands, the Australians are really delighted for Symonds

PG Fulton c Katich b Symonds 29 (79m 71b 3x4 1x6) SR: 40.84

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   A Symonds 3-1-2-1

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   A Symonds 4-2-2-1

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   A Symonds 5-2-3-1

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   A Symonds 6-2-7-1

65.1

Symonds to McCullum, no run, full on the off stump, he stands tall and defends

65.2

Symonds to McCullum, no run, gets forward and defends to the offside

65.3

Symonds to McCullum, no run, lands on middle and leg and he works it to midwicket

65.4

Symonds to McCullum, 1 no ball, Here we go, another overstep, we've seen a few today, he defends it back to the bowler

65.4

Symonds to McCullum, no run, lands on off and middle, he tucks it to the on side

65.5

Symonds to McCullum, no run, pushed to the off side

65.6

Symonds to McCullum, 1 run, angles a full delivery to the deep on the on side

New Zealand 217/5   A Symonds 7-2-9-1

67.1

Symonds to McCullum, 1 run, angles it towards the pads and he nudges it to fine leg

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

67.4

Symonds to McCullum, 4 byes, slides way down the leg side and haddin cannot get a glove on it, it beats everyone and runs to fine leg

67.5

Symonds to McCullum, no run, down the leg side again but McCullum fails to make contact

67.6

Symonds to McCullum, no run, hits a good length on middle and leg, he defends back to the bowler

New Zealand 228/5   A Symonds 8-2-11-1

69.1

Symonds to McCullum, no run, lands outside off and the ball just lands short of short extra cover (Ponting)

69.2

Symonds to McCullum, no run, full and swinging away and he drives on the front foot to the offside

69.3

Symonds to McCullum, no run, gets forward and behind the line and pushes it to mid-off

69.4

Symonds to McCullum, 1 run, gives him width outside off and he cuts to Lee at sweeper cover

69.5

Symonds to Vettori, no run, lands outside the off stump and he safely lets it go

69.6

Symonds to Vettori, no run, and another one, Vettori watches it through to the keeper

New Zealand 229/6   A Symonds 9-2-12-1

71.1

Symonds to McCullum, 1 run, slides on the pads and he trickles it behind square on the on side for a single

71.2

Symonds to Vettori, no run, lands a touch wide outside off but he lets it go

71.3

Symonds to Vettori, no run, pitches outside off and holds its line before reaching the keeper

71.4

Symonds to Vettori, no run, Vettori tries to get aggressive but luckily he controls the pull and keeps it along the turf to mid-on

71.5

Symonds to Vettori, no run, wide outside off and he lets it go

71.6

Symonds to Vettori, no run, pushed down the track back to the bowler

New Zealand 233/6   A Symonds 10-2-13-1

73.1

Symonds to Vettori, no run, comes over the wicket, he lands it outside off and gets it to shape away before reaching Haddin

73.2

Symonds to Vettori, no run, lets another one go outside off

73.3

Symonds to Vettori, no run, shoulders arms again, the clouds have cleared and the Oval is bathed in sunshine

73.4

Symonds to Vettori, 1 run, gets on the backfoot and punches it wide of short cover

73.5

Symonds to McCullum, no run, lands on middle and leg and he punches it through the line to mid-on

73.6

Symonds to McCullum, no run, pushes it to midwicket and it's drinks

New Zealand 234/6   A Symonds 11-2-14-1

75.1

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

75.2

Symonds to McCullum, 1 run, short and a trifle wide, he reaches out and drives to the sweeper cover

75.3

Symonds to Vettori, no run, lands out side off and he lets it go to Haddin who continues to stand up to the stumps

75.4

Symonds to Vettori, no run, pitches it outside off and another one id left alone

75.5

Symonds to Vettori, 2 runs, gets a bit of width outside off and he reaches out and angles it wide of gully, Johnson mops up

75.6

Symonds to Vettori, no run, left alone to the keeper

New Zealand 237/6   A Symonds 12-2-17-1
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
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Australia won by 149 runs
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