Australia tour of New Zealand, 2nd T20I: New Zealand v Australia at Christchurch, Feb 28, 2010
Match tied (New Zealand won the one-over eliminator)
28 February 2010 - night match (20-over match)

Tait to BB McCullum, FOUR, 151 kph, courage at its best as McCullum charges Tait and gets it on the full and pushes through the covers for four

New Zealand 8/0   BB McCullum 4* (3b 1x4)   SW Tait 0.3-0-4-0

Nannes to BB McCullum, FOUR, McCullum moves towards the off side and whips it fine of short fine leg

New Zealand 24/1   BB McCullum 18* (8b 2x4 1x6)   DP Nannes 0.5-0-14-0

Tait to Guptill, FOUR, fuller and Guptill slashes square, it takes the otuside edge and flies fine for four over gully

New Zealand 28/1   MJ Guptill 5* (6b 1x4)   SW Tait 1.5-0-10-1

Tait to Guptill, FOUR, half volley and Guptill drives strongly through mid on for four, super stroke!

New Zealand 32/1   MJ Guptill 9* (7b 2x4)   SW Tait 2-0-14-1

Nannes to BB McCullum, FOUR, McCullum walks across to the off side again and Nannes goes full as McCullum works it off his pads through backward square for four

New Zealand 36/1   BB McCullum 22* (10b 3x4 1x6)   DP Nannes 1.1-0-18-0

Nannes to BB McCullum, FOUR, 147 kph, short delivery pulled powerfully through backward square for four where the man on the boundary misfields

New Zealand 42/1   BB McCullum 26* (14b 4x4 1x6)   DP Nannes 2-0-23-0

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

New Zealand 48/1   MJ Guptill 15* (12b 3x4)   RJ Harris 0.5-0-6-0

Nannes to BB McCullum, FOUR, good length outside off and McCullum plays the 'Dil scoop' and gets it just fine enough for Haddin who is wrong-footed

New Zealand 54/1   BB McCullum 32* (17b 5x4 1x6)   DP Nannes 2.3-0-29-0

Hussey to Taylor, FOUR, full outside off and Taylor plays late through square third man for four

New Zealand 68/2   LRPL Taylor 6* (6b 1x4)   DJ Hussey 1-0-6-0

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

New Zealand 77/3   JEC Franklin 7* (7b 1x4)   SPD Smith 1.1-0-6-0

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

New Zealand 81/4   GJ Hopkins 4* (1b 1x4)   SPD Smith 1.3-0-10-1

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

New Zealand 88/4   GJ Hopkins 10* (4b 2x4)   DT Christian 0.1-0-4-0

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

New Zealand 100/4   BB McCullum 46* (31b 6x4 2x6)   SPD Smith 2.2-0-18-1

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

New Zealand 106/4   BB McCullum 51* (33b 7x4 2x6)   SPD Smith 2.5-0-24-1

Christian to BB McCullum, FOUR, the 'Dil scoop' from McCullum timed perfectly over Haddin's head for four

New Zealand 111/4   BB McCullum 55* (35b 8x4 2x6)   DT Christian 1.2-0-12-0

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

New Zealand 129/4   GJ Hopkins 26* (12b 3x4 1x6)   RJ Harris 2.1-1-10-1

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!'

New Zealand 134/4   BB McCullum 66* (38b 9x4 3x6)   RJ Harris 2.3-1-15-1

Tait to BB McCullum, FOUR, 150 kph, inswinging yorker just outside leg and McCullum sccops fine for four more

New Zealand 163/5   BB McCullum 84* (43b 10x4 5x6)   SW Tait 2.1-0-18-1

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

New Zealand 176/6   BB McCullum 95* (48b 11x4 6x6)   RJ Harris 3.4-1-35-1

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

New Zealand 180/6   BB McCullum 99* (49b 12x4 6x6)   RJ Harris 3.5-1-39-1

Hussey to NL McCullum, FOUR, Hussey misses his length this his and Nathan goes inside out over extra cover for one bounce four

New Zealand 214/6   NL McCullum 14* (9b 1x4 1x6)   DJ Hussey 3-0-21-0





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