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.

11.3

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

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.

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   SR Watson 1-0-4-0

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

13.3

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

13.5

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

13.6

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

New Zealand 81/4   SR Watson 2-0-13-0

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

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   SR Watson 3-0-20-1

19.1

Watson to Vettori, 1 run, steps away to leg this time and swats it to long on

19.2

Watson to Tuffey, 1 bye, slower ball and Tuffey plays far too early, it bounces just over middle stump and Haddin cannot clean up behind the stumps

19.3

Watson to Vettori, 1 run, good length and Vettori tries to swing it over the leg side but mistimes it to long off

19.4

Watson to Tuffey, OUT, Tuffey swings hard again and misses, Vettori calls him through for a bye, Haddin rolls to collect the ball as it bounces in front of him and he throws down the stumps in the same motion. Superb work from the keeper!

DL Vettori run out 3 (6m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 60.00

19.5

Watson to Bond, 1 run, mistimed drive to long on

19.6

Watson to Tuffey, OUT, Tuffey moves across to outside off stump and it takes him on the thigh pad and Haddin collects it and half-appeals and umpire Baxter gives it out! Unlucky for Tuffey there

DR Tuffey c †Haddin b Watson 0 (5m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

New Zealand 118/10   SR Watson 4-0-23-2
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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