Australia in New Zealand T20I Series - 1st T20I

New Zealand v Australia

Australia won by 6 wickets (with 24 balls remaining)

6.5

Johnson to Franklin, 1 run, waist high full toss and Franklin works it to deep square leg

New Zealand 34/3   JEC Franklin 1* (1b)

7.1

Smith to Franklin, 1 run, full and driven to long off

7.4

Smith to Franklin, no run, good length from SMith and Franklin pushes back to the bowler

7.5

Smith to Franklin, no run, wrong'un from Smith and Franklin plays back down the pitch

7.6

Smith to Franklin, 1 run, shorter this time and Franklin pushes to long on

New Zealand 37/3   JEC Franklin 3* (5b)

8.1

Hussey to Franklin, 2 runs, chipped over extra cover for a couple

8.2

Hussey to Franklin, 1 run, played to long on

8.4

Hussey to Franklin, no run, played back to the bowler

8.5

Hussey to Franklin, 1 run, yorker squeezed to mid wicket for a single

New Zealand 42/3   JEC Franklin 7* (9b)

9.2

Smith to Franklin, no run, played to mid wicket where Clarke fields well to save a run

9.3

Smith to Franklin, 1 run, uses his feet and chips to long on

New Zealand 45/3   JEC Franklin 8* (11b)

10.1

Johnson to Franklin, 1 run, good length played to backward point

10.4

Johnson to Franklin, 1 run, worked into the off side for a sharp single

10.6

Johnson to Franklin, no run, angled into the pads and played to mid wicket off the pad

New Zealand 54/4   JEC Franklin 10* (14b)

11.3

Watson to Franklin, 1 run, fuller and driven down the ground to long on.

11.5

Watson to Franklin, no run, not short for the pull, he goes for it and gets beaten, goes over the stumps to the keeper.

11.6

Watson to Franklin, 1 run, hit in the air down the ground and one bounce to the fielder at long on, single taken.

New Zealand 58/4   JEC Franklin 12* (17b)

12.1

Christian to Franklin, 1 run, full and worked off the inside edge to the leg side sweeper

12.3

Christian to Franklin, 1 run, Dropped smashed straight back to the bowler, Christian throws a hand at it and they take one

12.6

Christian to Franklin, SIX, half volley on leg stump and Franklin helps it on its way over square leg for half a dozen

New Zealand 72/4   JEC Franklin 20* (20b 1x6)

13.3

Watson to Franklin, no run, short ball and Franklin goes underneath

13.4

Watson to Franklin, 1 run, back of a length and driven neatly to long on

13.6

Watson to Franklin, SIX, short and Franklin sees it early and pulls over square leg for a maximum

New Zealand 81/4   JEC Franklin 27* (23b 2x6)

14.3

Tait to Franklin, no run, back of a length and pushed to backward point

14.4

Tait to Franklin, FOUR, back of a length and guided off the outside edge for four. Super shot. Didn't seem to have the room but well played in the end.

14.5

Tait to Franklin, 1 run, good length but worled off the hip to the leg side sweeper

New Zealand 93/4   JEC Franklin 32* (26b 1x4 2x6)

15.1

Watson to Franklin, 2 runs, crunched down the ground in the air towards long on and Smith dives full stretch to get a hand to it and stop the boundary

15.2

Watson to Franklin, no run, slower ball and it's too wide but Franklin doesn't make him pay, cutting straight to point

15.3

Watson to Franklin, FOUR, fullish on middle and Franklin whips it behind square for four off the inside edge

15.4

Watson to Franklin, no run, good length and he drives back to Watson

15.5

Watson to Franklin, 1 run, full and crunched to long off

New Zealand 104/4   JEC Franklin 39* (31b 2x4 2x6)

16.1

Johnson to Franklin, no run, back of a length and timed nicely back at Johnson who parries it to cover

16.2

Johnson to Franklin, no run, short and wide and Franklin tries to cut but misses

16.3

Johnson to Franklin, 2 runs, half volley and Franklin hits it straight back over the bowler's head for a couple to long on

16.4

Johnson to Franklin, no run, bouncer from Johnson and Franklin ducks underneath thinking it may well be a wide but not to be

16.5

Johnson to Franklin, 1 leg bye, fullish angled into leg and Franklin tries to whip it over the leg side but it takes him on the back leg

New Zealand 107/5   JEC Franklin 41* (36b 2x4 2x6)

17.3

Nannes to Franklin, no run, driven to mid off who is inside the circle

17.4

Nannes to Franklin, no run, another bouncer and Franklin ducks underneath

17.5

Nannes to Franklin, 1 run, half volley driven to mid off. This is turning out to be a great over from the former ski instructor

New Zealand 111/6   JEC Franklin 42* (39b 2x4 2x6)

18.1

Tait to Franklin, no run, full and wide and Franklin doesn't show any footwork to get closer to the ball and he misses well outside off just inside the wide line

18.2

Tait to Franklin, 1 run, yorker squeezed out to point where Clarke misfields and they take one

18.4

Tait to Franklin, OUT, full delivery and Franklin drives down the ground in the air, he mistimes it and Smith dives forward to his left at mid off to take a good catch

JEC Franklin c Smith b Tait 43 (49m 42b 2x4 2x6) SR: 102.38

New Zealand 113/8   JEC Franklin 43 (42b 2x4 2x6)
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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