Australia tour of New Zealand, 1st T20I: New Zealand v Australia at Wellington, Feb 26, 2010
Australia won by 6 wickets (with 24 balls remaining)
26 February 2010 - night match (20-over match)
0.1

Tait to BB McCullum, 2 runs, 150 km/h Tait angles into McCullum's pads and he clips it to long leg for a couple. Quick outfield.

0.2

Tait to BB McCullum, no run, 153 km/h bouncer from Tait and McCullum is easily out of the way as he ducks

0.3

Tait to BB McCullum, no run, 153 km/h good channel from Tait and McCullum pushes away from his body and misses

0.4

Tait to BB McCullum, OUT, This one is quick again and McCullum pushes away from his body and it takes the outside edge and Haddin takes a remarkable catch diving full stretch to his right, snaring the ball in one hand. What a start!

BB McCullum c †Haddin b Tait 2 (2m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

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   SW Tait 1-0-2-1
2.1

Tait to Ingram, no run, 150 kph, back of a length and Ingram drives off the back foot from the toes of the bat to cover point

2.2

Tait to Ingram, no run, 149 kph, angled into his pads and Ingram whips it straight to square leg and Christian whips it to the bowlers end. Sharp from Christian.

2.3

Tait to Ingram, no run, 153 kph, quick and short and Ingram is stringly in behind it and defending

2.4

Tait to Ingram, no run, 155 kph, this one is short and rapid! Ingram goes inside the line comfortably, well played.

2.5

Tait to Ingram, no run, 150 kph, another bouncer from Tait angled down leg and Ingram ducks underneath

2.6

Tait to Ingram, 1 run, 153 kph, good channel and Ingram swings it off the outside edge to third man

New Zealand 8/1   SW Tait 2-0-3-1
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

14.3

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

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   SW Tait 3-0-19-1
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

18.3

Tait to Vettori, 1 bye, good length beats Vettori for pace and it goes over the top of middle stump and Haddin can't glove it cleanly

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

18.5

Tait to Vettori, no run, steps away to the off side and actually gives himself too much room missing the ball it it goes just past the off stump

18.6

Tait to Vettori, 1 run, yorker played to the squarer of two third man fielders

New Zealand 114/8   SW Tait 4-0-21-2
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