Australia in New Zealand T20I Series - 2nd T20I

New Zealand v Australia

Match tied (New Zealand won the one-over eliminator)

10.3

Smith to Hopkins, FOUR, low full toss and swept square past the man on the fence for four

10.4

Smith to Hopkins, 1 run, short and driven through the off side to the sweeper

10.6

Smith to Hopkins, 1 run, low full toss worked into the off side for a single

New Zealand 84/4   GJ Hopkins 6* (3b 1x4)

11.1

Christian to Hopkins, FOUR, good length and Hopkins gives himself room and cuts over point for four

11.2

Christian to Hopkins, 1 run, good channel from Christian and Hopkins plays inside the line and down to third man

11.4

Christian to Hopkins, 1 run, Hopkins gives himself room and pushes to point where Clarke does well to keep the scoring to one

New Zealand 91/4   GJ Hopkins 12* (6b 2x4)

12.1

Smith to Hopkins, 1 run, steps away to leg and plays to point for a sharp single

12.4

Smith to Hopkins, 1 run, tossed up and slower from Smith and Hopkins mistimes a sweep into the leg side

New Zealand 102/4   GJ Hopkins 14* (8b 2x4)

13.1

Christian to Hopkins, 1 run, full delivery and heaved in the air to long on

13.5

Christian to Hopkins, SIX, low full toss, Hopkins uses depth of the crease and whips it low over square leg for a maximum. Hopkins' innovation at his best

13.6

Christian to Hopkins, 1 run, low full toss whipped out to deep square on the bounce

New Zealand 125/4   GJ Hopkins 22* (11b 2x4 1x6)

14.1

Harris to Hopkins, FOUR, short and just wide enough as Hopkins gives himself enough room to cut for four, super stroke

14.2

Harris to Hopkins, 1 run, good length and Hopkins drives to mid off for a quick single. The throw misses and Hopkins would've been out

14.5

Harris to Hopkins, SIX, slower ball from Harris, Hopkins drives, gets it wrong but square drives over point for six!

14.6

Harris to Hopkins, 1 run, steps away to leg and drives to deep point. Hopkins playing an absolute gem here

New Zealand 143/4   GJ Hopkins 34* (15b 3x4 2x6)

15.1

Nannes to Hopkins, 2 runs, full outsie off and driven on one leg to long on and they somehow get two

15.2

Nannes to Hopkins, OUT, bumper from Nannes and Hopkins goes back and hooks off the top edge over the keeper for four but he's walked back onto his stumps. Disappointing end to a superb knock from the wee man

GJ Hopkins hit wicket b Nannes 36 (20m 17b 3x4 2x6) SR: 211.76

New Zealand 145/5   GJ Hopkins 36 (17b 3x4 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 28, 2010

Michael Clarke plays through the leg side, New Zealand v Australia, 2nd Twenty20 international, Christchurch, February 28, 2010

Michael Clarke plays through the leg side

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Feb 28, 2010

Michael Clarke lofts over the top, New Zealand v Australia, 2nd Twenty20 international, Christchurch, February 28, 2010

Michael Clarke lofts over the top

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