Australia in New Zealand T20I Series - 2nd T20I

New Zealand v Australia

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

4.1

Harris to Guptill, no run, 142 kph, good length towards middle stump and Guptill gets an inside edge onto his pad and into the off side

4.2

Harris to Guptill, 1 run, yorker played to mid off ofr a quick single

4.3

Harris to BB McCullum, 1 run, McCullum advances this time and drives to mid off who does well to prevent the boundary

4.4

Harris to Guptill, no run, back of a length and McCullum pushes to point from the middle of the bat

4.5

Harris to Guptill, FOUR, fuller from Harris and Guptill times it perfectly on the up and hits it over mid off for four

4.6

Harris to Guptill, no run, half volley on off stump and Guptill drives powerfully to mid off on the bounce

New Zealand 48/1   RJ Harris 1-0-6-0

6.1

Harris to Guptill, no run, Harris hits the corridor of uncertainty and Guptill tries to use the pace again to play to third man but misses

6.2

Harris to Guptill, OUT, good length, a fraction straight and Guptill drives in the air, he actually hits it too well and goes straight down the throat of Smith at long on

MJ Guptill c Smith b Harris 17 (22m 17b 3x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

6.3

Harris to BB McCullum, no run, full and driven to mid off

6.4

Harris to BB McCullum, no run, good length and pushed to cover

6.5

Harris to BB McCullum, no run, Harris hits a good channel again and McCullum defends to cover

6.6

Harris to BB McCullum, no run, McCullum shapes to play the lap and then pushes into the off side. Wicket maiden for Harris, well bowled.

New Zealand 62/2   RJ Harris 2-1-6-1

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

14.3

Harris to BB McCullum, FOUR, full on middle stump and McCullum plays the scoop over Haddin's head for four. I am at a BBQ at Andy McKay's place and he says, 'That is ridiculous!'

14.4

Harris to BB McCullum, 1 wide, McCullum moves inside the line and leaves as it's wide of off stump. It was actually inside the line but harshly called wide

14.4

Harris to BB McCullum, 1 run, full on off stump and crucnhed to deep cover to the sweeper

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   RJ Harris 3-1-24-1

17.1

Harris to NL McCullum, 1 run, bakc of a length and pushed into the off side, Clarke throws at the bowlers stumps and it misses, Nathan would've been short had it hit

17.2

Harris to BB McCullum, no run, bumper and McCullum pulls but misses

17.3

Harris to BB McCullum, SIX, short and pulled powerfully flat into the stands for half a dozen

17.4

Harris to BB McCullum, FOUR, yorker heaved into the leg side and somehow it runs away through mid wicket for four

17.5

Harris to BB McCullum, FOUR, full and cracked straight down the ground for four!

17.6

Harris to BB McCullum, 1 run, full again and cracked through the off side to the sweeper. What a magnificent hundred from Brendon McCullum! He's played every stroke in the book and done it with aplomb. Andy McKay made a rather prophetic call earlier in the innings that McCullum would score a hundred and he has come through.

New Zealand 181/6   RJ Harris 4-1-40-1
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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