Trans-Tasman Trophy - 1st Test

New Zealand v Australia

Australia won by 10 wickets

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

13.2

Hauritz to Taylor, 1 no ball, flighted outside off, stretches forward and defends it towards cover

13.2

Hauritz to Taylor, no run, floating on middle, played back to Hauritz down the pitch

13.3

Hauritz to Taylor, FOUR, Taylor breaks the shackles, it's pitched up on middle and he drives it hard through midwicket for a boundary, the first of the innings

13.4

Hauritz to Taylor, no run, round the wicket and angling it wide of the off stump, leaves it alone

13.5

Hauritz to Taylor, no run, tossed up outside off, driven straight to extra cover

13.6

Hauritz to Taylor, no run, looping it on middle, defended with a straight bat down the pitch

New Zealand 20/2   LRPL Taylor 4* (6b 1x4)

14.3

Johnson to Taylor, FOUR, Taylor, what a refreshing sight to what had been a snooze fest prior to his arrival, full outside off and he deals with it appropriately, driving it hard through cover to the boundary

14.4

Johnson to Taylor, no run, held back the length just a hint, he let it pass

14.5

Johnson to Taylor, no run, lands on a good length on the off at 146 kmph, gets forward and defends it back to the bowler

14.6

Johnson to Taylor, no run, bowls it on a good length, holds its line and he shoulders arms

New Zealand 25/2   LRPL Taylor 8* (10b 2x4)

16.1

Johnson to Taylor, no run, full on middle and leg, pushed away towards short leg where Katich shows good reflexes to stop any runs

16.2

Johnson to Taylor, FOUR, doesn't let go of the opportunity there, full and wide and he square-drives it viciously through point to earn another boundary

16.3

Johnson to Taylor, no run, drew him forward and Taylor met it well, taking a couple of steps and defending it solidly to mid-off

16.4

Johnson to Taylor, no run, a touch too wide there from Johnson, Taylor won't go after that one

16.5

Johnson to Taylor, no run, short on middle, rocks back and knocks it down in front of short leg

16.6

Johnson to Taylor, no run, targeting middle, bowled at 144 kmph, defended back to the bowler

New Zealand 29/2   LRPL Taylor 12* (16b 3x4)

17.2

Harris to Taylor, 1 run, short on middle, turns it away down to fine leg for a single

New Zealand 31/2   LRPL Taylor 13* (17b 3x4)

18.1

Johnson to Taylor, no run, short on the off, rises up to him, gets back and drops it back towards the bowler

18.2

Johnson to Taylor, no run, full on the off, driven hard but Bollinger moves well to his right at mid-off to stop that one

18.3

Johnson to Taylor, no run, low full toss outside off, caressed it but straight to point, will feel he missed out there

18.4

Johnson to Taylor, 2 runs, pitched it up on middle, driven past the bowler wide of mid-off for a couple

18.5

Johnson to Taylor, no run, short of a good length outside off, there to cut but Taylor opts to leave it be

18.6

Johnson to Taylor, FOUR, welcome runs, caught him playing forward, bounced a touch more than Taylor may have expected, got a thick edge between the slips and gully to the boundary

New Zealand 37/3   LRPL Taylor 19* (23b 4x4)

20.1

Johnson to Taylor, 1 run, got it to swing in, pitched it up on the off, tries to drive it hard through the covers, gets an inside edge towards square leg

New Zealand 38/3   LRPL Taylor 20* (24b 4x4)

21.1

Harris to Taylor, 1 run, quick single, rocked forward and dropped it wide of cover

New Zealand 39/3   LRPL Taylor 21* (25b 4x4)

22.1

Johnson to Taylor, no run, a bit of width there for the batsman, but Taylor isn't risking going after those, lets it go

22.2

Johnson to Taylor, no run, full on the off, driven straight to extra cover

22.3

Johnson to Taylor, no run, full outside off, mistimes a drive straight to silly mid-off

22.4

Johnson to Taylor, no run, sends it down at 137 kmph on middle, watches it through to extra cover

22.5

Johnson to Taylor, no run, shortish on the off, gets on the back foot and defends it towards cover

22.6

Johnson to Taylor, no run, bowled it on a good length outside off, lets it go through to Haddin

New Zealand 39/3   LRPL Taylor 21* (31b 4x4)

24.1

Johnson to Taylor, no run, bowled it fullish outside off, square-driven towards point

24.2

Johnson to Taylor, no run, shortish, would have contemplated cutting that, but then decided against it

24.3

Johnson to Taylor, no run, beaten, cut away after landing full outside off, pushed through the line but was almost done in by the movement

24.4

Johnson to Taylor, no run, bouncer on middle and leg, ducks under it easily

24.5

Johnson to Taylor, no run, was not entirely committed to his drive there, played it uppishly, checked his shot as he tried to drive it on the up, got to mid-off on the bounce

24.6

Johnson to Taylor, no run, sliding on the pads, tries to clip it square, is struck on the pads

New Zealand 43/3   LRPL Taylor 21* (37b 4x4)

26.1

Bollinger to Taylor, OUT, edged and superbly taken by North at third slip! Bolly comes back strikes with his first ball of a new spell, short of a length, surprised Taylor a bit with the extent of bounce on that one, played at it off the back foot, got a thick edge and Marcus North dived full length to his right to pluck a sharp one

LRPL Taylor c North b Bollinger 21 (54m 38b 4x4 0x6) SR: 55.26

New Zealand 43/4   LRPL Taylor 21 (38b 4x4)
Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100
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Mar 23, 2010

Jim Harris, the proud father of Ryan Harris, watches his son make his Test debut, New Zealand v Australia, 1st Test, 5th day, Wellington, March 23, 2010

Jim Harris, the proud father of Ryan Harris, watches his son make his Test debut

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Mar 23, 2010

Phillip Hughes ducks under a ball during his brutal display, New Zealand v Australia, 1st Test, 5th day, Wellington, March 23, 2010

Phillip Hughes ducks under a ball during his brutal display

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