Australia in New Zealand T20I Series - 2nd T20I

New Zealand v Australia

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

8.1

Smith to BB McCullum, no run, good start from Smith and McCullum pushes back to the bowler

8.2

Smith to BB McCullum, 1 run, uses his feet and is beaten in flight and plays to third man

8.3

Smith to Taylor, no run, short and cut to White at backward point who does well to save the single

8.4

Smith to Taylor, no run, tossed up this time and pushed to cover

8.5

Smith to Taylor, OUT, Taylor cuts to White again and he calls yes but McCullum sends him back and he's found short by a good throw

LRPL Taylor run out 6 (8m 9b 1x4 0x6) SR: 66.66

8.6

Smith to Franklin, 1 run, tossed up outside off and played nicely to long off like the 'Big Easy,' Ernie Els

New Zealand 70/3   SPD Smith 1-0-2-0

10.1

Smith to Franklin, FOUR, low full toss and driven powerfully through long off, beating the man on the fence

10.2

Smith to Franklin, OUT, half volley driven straight to Clarke at mid wicket. The Australian captain made sure he watched that all the way into his hands after dropping a catch in Wellington. No mistake this time

JEC Franklin c Clarke b Smith 7 (5m 8b 1x4 0x6) SR: 87.50

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

10.5

Smith to BB McCullum, 1 run, uses his feet this time and drives off the inside edge to long on

10.6

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

New Zealand 84/4   SPD Smith 2-0-13-1

12.1

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

12.2

Smith to BB McCullum, FOUR, tossed up and crunched back past the bowler dead straight for four. That is timing!

12.3

Smith to BB McCullum, 1 run, tossed up again and he uses his feet and plays to long off

12.4

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

12.5

Smith to BB McCullum, FOUR, decent legth fur McCullum sweeps nicely through the leg side, long on runs around to mid wicket and flicks it to the man closest to him but misses and it goes for four

12.6

Smith to BB McCullum, no run, advances again and pushes straight back to the bowler

New Zealand 106/4   SPD Smith 3-0-24-1
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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