Australia in New Zealand T20I Series - 1st T20I

New Zealand v Australia

Australia won by 6 wickets (with 24 balls remaining)

0.5

Tait to Guptill, no run, 153 km/h bouncer again from Tait to welcome Guptill to the crease and he ducks underneath

0.6

Tait to Guptill, no run, 150 km/h good channel from Tait and Guptill allows it through to the keeper

New Zealand 2/1   MJ Guptill 0* (2b)

1.2

Nannes to Guptill, no run, 147 kph angled down the leg side and not called wide. It may have taken he pad on the way through.

1.3

Nannes to Guptill, no run, 147 kph, good line and length, shouldered arms through to the keeper

1.4

Nannes to Guptill, no run, 149 kph, a touch fuller this time and Guptill tries to play a square drive but misses

1.5

Nannes to Guptill, FOUR, 147 kph, good length but too wide from Nannes and Guptill drives on the up through extra cover

1.6

Nannes to Guptill, no run, 149 kph, good channel from Nannes and allowed through to the keeper

New Zealand 7/1   MJ Guptill 4* (7b 1x4)

3.3

Nannes to Guptill, no run, 148 kph, back of a length and Guptill defends with soft hands behind the wicket

3.4

Nannes to Guptill, no run, 150 kph, back of a length played to backward point

3.5

Nannes to Guptill, FOUR, 148 kph, full on middle and leg and Guptill whips it through mid wicket for four

3.6

Nannes to Guptill, no run, 151 kph, good length angled across Guptill and he plays and misses

New Zealand 13/1   MJ Guptill 8* (11b 2x4)

4.6

Johnson to Guptill, no run, 150 kph, Guptill plays it to point and there's a slight mix up as Clarke hits the stumps at the strikers end and Guptill is home safe

New Zealand 18/2   MJ Guptill 8* (12b 2x4)

5.3

Nannes to Guptill, FOUR, too short and Guptill is onto it quickly and pulls over mid wicket for four. Good stroke

5.4

Nannes to Guptill, no run, fuller on leg stump and Guptill pushes nicely to mid on

5.5

Nannes to Guptill, FOUR, short again and it hurries Guptill on the pull, taking the splice of the bat but it's once bounce four on these short boundaries

5.6

Nannes to Guptill, 2 runs, short and wide and he back cuts to third man where Tait bobbles it and they have enough time for an easy two

New Zealand 29/2   MJ Guptill 18* (16b 4x4)

6.2

Johnson to Guptill, 1 run, good length from Johnson, a fraction straight and Guptill is back and defending with soft hands into the off side and they take a quick single

6.6

Johnson to Guptill, no run, good length as Guptill tries to play to third man but misses. Well bowled

New Zealand 34/3   MJ Guptill 19* (18b 4x4)

7.2

Smith to Guptill, no run, full and Guptill moves back and cuts to short third man

7.3

Smith to Guptill, 1 run, uses his feet and drives to the off side sweeper

New Zealand 36/3   MJ Guptill 20* (20b 4x4)

8.3

Hussey to Guptill, 1 run, played nicely to the point boundary

8.6

Hussey to Guptill, 1 run, driven to long on

New Zealand 43/3   MJ Guptill 22* (22b 4x4)

9.1

Smith to Guptill, 1 run, driven aerially to long off

9.4

Smith to Guptill, no run, played back to the bowler

9.5

Smith to Guptill, 2 runs, chipped over the bowler, hit rather well and Hussey dives in the deep to save four

9.6

Smith to Guptill, 2 runs, lapped fine for a couple

New Zealand 49/3   MJ Guptill 27* (26b 4x4)

10.2

Johnson to Guptill, 2 runs, droppedgood length and Guptill pulls off the top edge. Haddin moves well towards square leg and puts it down!

10.3

Johnson to Guptill, 1 run, played to deep square leg for a single

10.5

Johnson to Guptill, OUT, short and Guptill pulls into mid wicket where Watson moves back from mid wicket and takes the catch half-way between the boundary and the 30m circle

MJ Guptill c Watson b Johnson 30 (41m 29b 4x4 0x6) SR: 103.44

New Zealand 54/4   MJ Guptill 30 (29b 4x4)
Series Results
New Zealand v Australia at Christchurch - Feb 28, 2010
Match tied (New Zealand won the one-over eliminator)
New Zealand v Australia at Wellington - Feb 26, 2010
Australia won by 6 wickets (with 24 balls remaining)
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Photos

Feb 26, 2010

James Franklin top scored with 43, New Zealand v Australia, 1st Twenty20, Wellington, February 26, 2010

James Franklin top scored with 43

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Feb 26, 2010

Shane Bond took 2 for 32, New Zealand v Australia, 1st Twenty20, Wellington, February 26, 2010

Shane Bond took 2 for 32

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