Australia in New Zealand T20I Series - 1st T20I

New Zealand v Australia

Australia won by 6 wickets (with 24 balls remaining)

11.1

Watson to Hopkins, no run, mistimes the cut to the off side.

11.2

Watson to Hopkins, 1 run, moves forward and drives to the sweeper cover for a single.

11.4

Watson to Hopkins, 1 run, short ball and pulled well to deep backward square leg and picks up a single, fielded by Johnson.

New Zealand 57/4   GJ Hopkins 2* (3b)

12.2

Christian to Hopkins, 1 run, full and whipped off leg stump to fine leg

12.4

Christian to Hopkins, FOUR, gives himself room and square drives on one knee over cover. Super shot!

12.5

Christian to Hopkins, 1 run, good length and pulled off the inside edge to fine leg

New Zealand 66/4   GJ Hopkins 8* (6b 1x4)

13.1

Watson to Hopkins, no run, DROPPED slower ball which he tries to hit over the top but he hits it straight to Clarke who puts it down

13.2

Watson to Hopkins, 1 run, attempts to drive, it takes the inside edge and falls into the off side

13.5

Watson to Hopkins, 1 run, steps across to off stump and tries to heave it over the leg side but gets an edge into the off side

New Zealand 75/4   GJ Hopkins 10* (9b 1x4)

14.1

Tait to Hopkins, SIX, length ball and Hopkins upper cuts somehow over third man for six. He didn't really have the length to do that but the pace of Tait and it flies

14.2

Tait to Hopkins, 1 run, full and hit to cover where Clarke misfields

14.6

Tait to Hopkins, FOUR, yorker but well down leg and Hopkins somehow gets the willow on it and it flies fine past Haddin for four

New Zealand 97/4   GJ Hopkins 21* (12b 2x4 1x6)

15.6

Watson to Hopkins, OUT, advances down the pitch and attempts to play over cover but takes the outside edge through to Haddin

GJ Hopkins c †Haddin b Watson 21 (20m 13b 2x4 1x6) SR: 161.53

New Zealand 104/5   GJ Hopkins 21 (13b 2x4 1x6)
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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