Australia tour of New Zealand, 1st Test: New Zealand v Australia at Wellington, Mar 19-23, 2010
Australia won by 10 wickets
19,20,21,22,23 March 2010 (5-day match)
  • Overs 1-50
  • Overs 51-100
  • Overs 101-150
0.3

Martin to Katich, 1 run, back of a length pushed into the off side

Australia 2/0   SM Katich 1* (1b)
1.4

Southee to Katich, 1 leg bye, angling back into the body of Katich, off the thigh pad backward of square

Australia 5/0   SM Katich 1* (2b)
2.1

Martin to Katich, 1 run, length ball on the stumps, Katich gets inside the line and drops it into the leg side

2.4

Martin to Katich, no run, good pace and bounce as the ball is left alone by Katich outside the off stump

2.5

Martin to Katich, no run, full length ball on a good line shaping away from Katich catches a thick outside edge along the ground to third slip

2.6

Martin to Katich, no run, beautiful delivery from Martin to finish the over as the ball shapes away and passed the outside edge

Australia 19/0   SM Katich 2* (6b)
3.3

Southee to Katich, no run, length ball starting on the line of the stumps but swinging down the leg side

3.4

Southee to Katich, no run, in the corridor outside off stump is left alone by Katich

3.5

Southee to Katich, no run, back of a length ball just outside the line of off stump played back down the wicket to the bowler

3.6

Southee to Katich, no run, full ball outside off stump keeps it line and Katich defends softly to mid-off

Australia 20/0   SM Katich 2* (10b)
5.1

Arnel to Katich, 1 run, good length ball cramps up the batsman

Australia 25/0   SM Katich 3* (11b)
6.1

Martin to Katich, no run, well wide of off stump swinging away and through to McCullum

6.2

Martin to Katich, 1 run, length ball swinging away from Katich who plays it with soft hands into the off side for a sharp single

6.4

Martin to Katich, 1 leg bye, leg stump line clips the thigh pad of Katich as he moves across his stumps

Australia 28/1   SM Katich 4* (14b)
7.1

Arnel to Katich, 1 leg bye, length ball has Katich looking to play into the leg side but cannot catch up with it

Australia 29/1   SM Katich 4* (15b)
8.1

Martin to Katich, no run, thoughts of a single as Katich defends off the front foot into the off side but none there

8.2

Martin to Katich, no run, slightly wider this time from Martin has Katich leaving the ball alone through to McCullum

8.3

Martin to Katich, no run, nice shape away from Katich beats the forward defensive shot

8.4

Martin to Katich, no run, appeal for LBW as Katich moves across his stumps. Would have hit the stumps but pitching outside leg

8.5

Martin to Katich, no run, full ball defended carefully into the off side

8.6

Martin to Katich, no run, short delivery outside the off stump played safely back into the pitch

Australia 29/1   SM Katich 4* (21b)
10.1

Martin to Katich, no run, well directed bouncer easily ducked underneath by Katich

10.2

Martin to Katich, 2 runs, full ball on the line of leg stump neatly played behind square by Katich

10.3

Martin to Katich, no run, full delivery outside the off stump has Katich defending softly into the off side

10.4

Martin to Katich, no run, full and straight and pushed back down the wicket to mid-off

10.5

Martin to Katich, no run, very good line and length to Katich who allows it through to McCullum

10.6

Martin to Katich, no run, another demanding delivery to finish the over from Martin has Katich leaving a full ball outside the off stump that shapes nicely away

Australia 41/1   SM Katich 6* (27b)
12.1

Tuffey to Katich, no run, length ball on the pads pushed into the leg side, thoughts of a single but Ponting sent back in time

12.2

Tuffey to Katich, no run, full ball wide of the off stump intices the defensive shot but beaten as the ball carries through to McCullum at knee height

12.3

Tuffey to Katich, no run, length ball outside the off stump left alone sensibly from Katich

12.4

Tuffey to Katich, no run, left alone again from Katich as a length ball seams away from the left hander

12.5

Tuffey to Katich, 1 leg bye, leg stump line from Tuffey flciks the thigh pad of Katich as it trickles down to fine leg

Australia 44/1   SM Katich 6* (32b)
13.1

Arnel to Katich, no run, challenging line and length from Arnel left alone by Katich

13.2

Arnel to Katich, no run, well wide of Katich who once again shows no interest as he leaves it go through to McCullum

13.3

Arnel to Katich, 1 run, full ball outside the off stump softly defended into the covers for a comfortable single

Australia 45/1   SM Katich 7* (35b)
14.1

Tuffey to Katich, no run, length ball wide of the off stump allowed through to the keeper by Katich

14.2

Tuffey to Katich, no run, full ball on off stump pushed back down the wicket off the front foot to mid-off

14.3

Tuffey to Katich, no run, beaten this time as Katich prods forward and Tuffey is able to extract some seam away from the left hander

14.4

Tuffey to Katich, FOUR, full ball beautifully timed through the covers for a boundary

14.5

Tuffey to Katich, no run, length ball on off stump tucked into the leg side but no run as the man at square leg races in to do the fielding

14.6

Tuffey to Katich, FOUR, full ball outside the off stump catches a thick outside edge along the ground as between the slip and gully fielders to the third man boundary

Australia 57/1   SM Katich 15* (41b 2x4)
15.4

Arnel to Katich, no run, a hint of shape back into the left hander as Katich leaves the ball alone wide of the off stump

15.5

Arnel to Katich, no run, swinging away from Katich this time as he watchfully leaves the ball alone through to McCullum

15.6

Arnel to Katich, no run, tighter line once again left alone by Katich

Australia 60/1   SM Katich 15* (44b 2x4)
17.1

Arnel to Katich, FOUR, full ball on middle clipped through mid wicket with excellent timing from Katich

17.2

Arnel to Katich, no run, length ball outside the off stump left alone and reches McCullum on the second bounce

17.3

Arnel to Katich, no run, the arms are raised again from Katich as Arnel finds a good line

17.4

Arnel to Katich, no run, around the wicket from Arnel, full ball pushed into the off side

17.5

Arnel to Katich, no run, angling into the body of Katich who cannot beat the fieldsman at square leg

17.6

Arnel to Katich, no run, defended into the leg side from the line of off stump as Arnel angles the ball into the left hander from around the wicket

Australia 66/1   SM Katich 19* (50b 3x4)
18.5

Tuffey to Katich, no run, angling across Katich with no shot offered

18.6

Tuffey to Katich, no run, full ball outside the off stump pushed from the front foot to mid-off

Australia 67/1   SM Katich 19* (52b 3x4)
20.4

Tuffey to Katich, no run, length delivery angling into the off stump defended from the crease to mid-on

20.5

Tuffey to Katich, no run, well wide of the off stump allowed through to McCullum

20.6

Tuffey to Katich, no run, left alone again from Katich as the ball angles well wide of the off stump

Australia 69/1   SM Katich 19* (55b 3x4)
21.4

Vettori to Katich, FOUR, too much width from Katich as he waits for it and cuts it behind point to the boundary

21.5

Vettori to Katich, no run, tighter line has Katich defending cautiously back down the wicket

21.6

Vettori to Katich, 1 run, full ball slightly wider of off stump pushed behind point to bring up the fifty partnership

Australia 75/1   SM Katich 24* (58b 4x4)
22.1

Southee to Katich, no run, well wide of leg stump requires a full stretch diving save from McCullum

22.2

Southee to Katich, no run, better line and length from Southee as he has Katich defending into the off side

22.3

Southee to Katich, 1 leg bye, shaping in to the pads of Katich who tucks the ball down to fine leg

Australia 76/1   SM Katich 24* (61b 4x4)
23.1

Vettori to Katich, no run, back of a length well wide of off stump has Katich defending into the wicket

23.2

Vettori to Katich, no run, fuller delivery defended off the front foot into teh off side

23.3

Vettori to Katich, no run, tighter line defended into the leg side

23.4

Vettori to Katich, no run, wide of the off stump has Katich defending very deeply in the crease

23.5

Vettori to Katich, no run, quicker and shorter but not enough width for the cut as Katich works into the off side

23.6

Vettori to Katich, no run, straighter delivery has Katich nudging the ball to the man under the helmet on the leg side

Australia 76/1   SM Katich 24* (67b 4x4)
24.2

Southee to Katich, 1 run, too straight from Southee as Katich neatly tucks the ball to fine leg

Australia 80/1   SM Katich 25* (68b 4x4)
25.1

Vettori to Katich, no run, smart bowling from Vettori as he bowls an arm ball that beats the cut shot from Katich

25.2

Vettori to Katich, no run, nicley flighted ball from Vettori has Katich defending to gully

25.3

Vettori to Katich, 1 run, wide of the off stump but Katich shuffles across and catches the inside edge through square leg

Australia 85/1   SM Katich 26* (71b 4x4)
26.1

Southee to Katich, no run, testing chgannel from Southee has Katich defending tentatively into the leg side

26.2

Southee to Katich, FOUR, length ball outside off stump pushed into the off side with as open face and beats the diving fieldsman at gully

26.3

Southee to Katich, no run, tighter line defended into the leg side solidly

26.4

Southee to Katich, no run, very tight leave from Katich as Southee is able to get the ball to swing the ball a long way back into the stumps

26.5

Southee to Katich, 2 runs, slightly fuller ball nicely weigthed through mid wicket off the front foot

26.6

Southee to Katich, no run, the ball angles across the left handed Katich this time as he defends square of the wicket on the off side

Australia 91/1   SM Katich 32* (77b 5x4)
27.4

Vettori to Katich, no run, flighted delivery defended straight back into the pitch by Katich

27.5

Vettori to Katich, no run, defends forcefully this time off teh front foot to mid-on

27.6

Vettori to Katich, no run, arm ball by Vettori as he tries to tempt Katich into the cut shot but no interest shown

Australia 92/1   SM Katich 32* (80b 5x4)
28.4

Southee to Katich, no run, shape back into Katich tucks him up but played comfortably into the leg side

28.5

Southee to Katich, no run, angling away from the left hander but too wide to tempt the shot

28.6

Southee to Katich, no run, full ball shaping back into the stumps and defended safely to mid-on by Katich

Australia 93/1   SM Katich 32* (83b 5x4)
30.1

Martin to Katich, no run, full ball on the stumps as Katich pushes the ball back down the wicket, Martin gets a finger to the ball as it hits the stumps at the bowlers end but Ponting is safe

30.2

Martin to Katich, no run, full ball on off stump defended into the off side

30.3

Martin to Katich, no run, good length again intices a defensive shot but catches the inside edge that squirts into the leg side

30.4

Martin to Katich, no run, full ball on off stump has Katich defending from the crease back down the wicket

30.5

Martin to Katich, no run, shorter ball well wide of the off stump has Katich fending the ball to gully along the ground

30.6

Martin to Katich, 1 run, Katich gets inside the line of the ball and neatly tucks it behind square on the leg side

Australia 94/1   SM Katich 33* (89b 5x4)
31.1

Vettori to Katich, no run, full ball turning into off stump has Katich defending into the off side

31.2

Vettori to Katich, no run, full again but Katich defenmds safely into the off side

31.3

Vettori to Katich, no run, full ball well wide of off stump defended off the front foot

31.4

Vettori to Katich, no run, fuller and quicker punched to the man at cover

31.5

Vettori to Katich, 1 no ball, fuller and slower pushed to cover

31.5

Vettori to Katich, no run, wide of the off stump left alone through to McCullum

31.6

Vettori to Katich, no run, arm ball from Vettori that shapes away from Katich who shows no interest in playing a shot

Australia 95/1   SM Katich 33* (96b 5x4)
32.6

Martin to Katich, 1 run, length ball outside off stump is nicely watched by Katich as he takes an easy single in the covers

Australia 98/1   SM Katich 34* (97b 5x4)
33.1

Arnel to Katich, no run, wide of the off stump to begin with from Arnel, Katich is watchful

33.2

Arnel to Katich, no run, down the leg side but Katich can't catch up with the ball as McCullum does the rest

33.3

Arnel to Katich, no run, length ball on off stump pushed back down the wicket to mid-off

33.4

Arnel to Katich, 1 run, back of a length from around the wicket, Katich gets inside the line nicely and works it behind square on the leg side

33.6

Arnel to Katich, no run, length ball cramps up Katich somewhat as he forces the ball off the back foot into the leg side, thoughts of a single but none there

Australia 100/1   SM Katich 35* (102b 5x4)
35.1

Arnel to Katich, OUT, back over the wicket from Arnel has Katich pushing the ball into the covers and takes off for the single, Ponting is hesitant and Watling flies in and hits the stumps with a diving underarm flick. Out by a long way

RT Ponting run out 41 (123m 86b 5x4 0x6) SR: 47.67

Australia 104/2   SM Katich 35* (103b 5x4)
36.1

Martin to Katich, no run, full ball on the stumps is pushed to mid-on by Katich

36.2

Martin to Katich, FOUR, too full this time and beautifully timed through the vacant mid wicket and races away to the boundary

36.3

Martin to Katich, no run, better line this time from Martin as Katich raises the arms and leaves it alone

36.4

Martin to Katich, no run, full ball wide of the off stump intices the half drive from Katich but straigth to point

36.5

Martin to Katich, no run, full ball once again has Katich on the half drive, in the air for a moment but well short of point

36.6

Martin to Katich, 1 run, on the pads of Katich who takes a neat single into the vacant mid wicket region

Australia 109/2   SM Katich 40* (109b 6x4)
37.1

Arnel to Katich, no run, in a good area from Arnell has Katich tentatively defending into the off side

37.2

Arnel to Katich, no run, wide of the off stump is left alone from Katich

37.3

Arnel to Katich, 1 wide, very short ball from Arnell but too short as it goes well over the head of Katich

37.3

Arnel to Katich, no run, well wide of the off side but Katich shuffles across a long way and defends safely into the off side

37.4

Arnel to Katich, no run, aiming into the leg stump that Katich exposes but can't beat the bat as the ball is pushed to square leg

37.5

Arnel to Katich, no run, good length ball defended from just outside the off stump defended from the crease to mid-off

37.6

Arnel to Katich, no run, shorter and wider tempts Katich into the cut shot but no timing as the ball thuds straight into the ground. Fine over from Arnell who is showing no sign of first test nerves

Australia 110/2   SM Katich 40* (115b 6x4)
39.1

Arnel to Katich, no run, length ball angling across the left hander has Hussey defending to gully of fthe outside half

39.2

Arnel to Katich, no run, fuller and wider from Arnell has Katich on the half drive but straight to point

39.3

Arnel to Katich, no run, bigger than usual pre-ball movement from Katich as he shuffles well outside off stump but leaves the ball alone

39.4

Arnel to Katich, no run, around the wicket from Arnell angling into Katich who is caught on the pads. Confident appeal but well outside the off stump and going over the top of the stumps

39.5

Arnel to Katich, no run, wider of the stumps this time left alone by Katich

39.6

Arnel to Katich, 3 runs, full and wide and driven between point and cover for a big chase for Vettori to keep it to three

Australia 118/3   SM Katich 43* (121b 6x4)
40.1

Martin to Katich, no run, full ball swinging away from the left hander tempts him into a drive but Katich thinks better of it and leaves it alone

40.2

Martin to Katich, no run, punched off the back foot into the covers but Ingram moves around quickly from point to ensure no single is taken

40.3

Martin to Katich, no run, Martin looks content to keep it well wide of the off stump as Katich allows it through to McCullum

40.4

Martin to Katich, no run, off stump line this time has Katich cramped up by a ball back of a length that he looks to work into the leg side

40.5

Martin to Katich, no run, back into that channel well wide of the off stump, looking to draw a shot out of Katich but no reply

40.6

Martin to Katich, 3 runs, fuller length tempts Katich into the drive, its in the air but safely between gully and point. Guptill does good work on the boundary to keep it to three

Australia 121/3   SM Katich 46* (127b 6x4)
41.1

Arnel to Katich, no run, full ball outside the off stump has Katich on a solid looking drive but straight to Vettori at point

41.2

Arnel to Katich, no run, well wide of the off stump from around the wicket allowed through to McCullum

41.3

Arnel to Katich, no run, slightly tighter into the off stump but no interest again from Katich

41.4

Arnel to Katich, 1 run, back over the wicket has Katich driving through the covers nicely but a diving Vettori at mid-off keeps it to one

41.6

Arnel to Katich, FOUR, short ball dominantly pulled behind square leg to bring up 50 for Katich

Australia 127/3   SM Katich 51* (132b 7x4)
43.1

Vettori to Katich, 1 run, shorter ball has Katich using the turn to work the ball to deep backward square neatly off the back foot

Australia 128/3   SM Katich 52* (133b 7x4)
44.1

Tuffey to Katich, no run, onto a good line and length from Tuffey to the left hander as Katich defends softly into the leg side

44.2

Tuffey to Katich, no run, Katich is watchful this time as the ball wide of the off stump angles across and into the gloves of McCullum

44.3

Tuffey to Katich, no run, length ball on the off stump line has Katich defending into the leg side from the crease

44.4

Tuffey to Katich, no run, similar line and length again but Katich moves across his stumps even further but the same result as he defends to mid-on

44.5

Tuffey to Katich, no run, back of a length ball dropped into the off side from the back foot

44.6

Tuffey to Katich, 1 leg bye, back of a length ball on the line of middle catches Katich on the thigh pad and falls into the leg side

Australia 129/3   SM Katich 52* (139b 7x4)
45.1

Vettori to Katich, no run, well wide of off stump has Katich defending off the back foot into the ground, the ball nearly rolls back onto the stumps

45.2

Vettori to Katich, no run, fuller ball wide of off stump defended into the off side

45.3

Vettori to Katich, 1 run, shorter ball forced into the off side off the back foot

Australia 130/3   SM Katich 53* (142b 7x4)
47.1

Vettori to Katich, no run, full toss from Vettori but Katich can't beat the man at mid wicket

47.2

Vettori to Katich, no run, full ball pushed into the off side off the front foot

47.3

Vettori to Katich, no run, full ball defended off the back foot this time wide of the off stump

47.4

Vettori to Katich, no run, similar ball but this time Katich looks more solid as he defends off the front foot into the off side

47.5

Vettori to Katich, SIX, a bit of a get out of jail shot from Katich as he sweep well in front of square. Good timing in the end but not all together convincing

47.6

Vettori to Katich, 2 runs, very full and wide of off stump and Katich finds the gap between cover and mid-off

Australia 139/3   SM Katich 61* (148b 7x4 1x6)
49.1

Vettori to Katich, no run, arm ball on off stump has Katich defending sharply

49.2

Vettori to Katich, 3 runs, full ball wide of the off stump pushed through covers

49.6

Vettori to Katich, 1 run, Katich is sweeping this time from the line of off stump, flies in the air for a long time but bounces just before Tuffey at deep backward square

Australia 147/3   SM Katich 65* (151b 7x4 1x6)
50.1

Tuffey to Katich, no run, full ball ouside the off stump and Katich defends from the crease straight into the pitch

50.2

Tuffey to Katich, no run, shorter ball wide of off stump has Katich defending off the back foot to point

50.3

Tuffey to Katich, no run, well directed bouncer from Tuffey, but easily swayed underneath by Katich

50.4

Tuffey to Katich, no run, wide of off stump and shaping even wider as McCullum takes the ball in front of Taylor at first slip

50.5

Tuffey to Katich, no run, content to not get straight to Katich as Tuffey keeps pushing the ball across the left hander, no shot offered again

50.6

Tuffey to Katich, no run, tighter line just outside the off stump has Katich defending into the leg side to complete the maiden

Australia 147/3   SM Katich 65* (157b 7x4 1x6)
51.3

Vettori to Katich, no run, coming around the wicket and angling across Katich who leaves it alone

51.4

Vettori to Katich, no run, tighter line draws Katich into a defensive shot

51.5

Vettori to Katich, no run, angling across and Katich defends firmly off the front foot to cover

51.6

Vettori to Katich, 1 run, slower and straighter as Katich works off his hip to deep backward square where Tuffey does good work to run around and keep it to just the single

Australia 149/3   SM Katich 66* (161b 7x4 1x6)
52.1

Southee to Katich, no run, good start from Southee as the ball shapes back into Katich who gets hit where it hurts as we hear a groan

52.2

Southee to Katich, no run, slightly wider of the off stump shaping back into the left hander but no interest in playign a shot from Katich

52.3

Southee to Katich, no run, a long way down the leg side and swings even wider, McCullum does well to take a diving save with one hand

52.4

Southee to Katich, 1 run, worked off the stumps from Katich to behind square on the leg side

Australia 150/3   SM Katich 67* (165b 7x4 1x6)
53.1

Vettori to Katich, 1 run, short ball on the pads easily tucked behind square

53.4

Vettori to Katich, no run, continuing around the wicket, Vettori angles into the body of Katich who defends into the leg side

53.5

Vettori to Katich, no run, angling across the left hander who allows it through to McCullum

53.6

Vettori to Katich, no run, angling across again but this time a tighter line and defended with soft hands back down the wicket

Australia 152/3   SM Katich 68* (169b 7x4 1x6)
54.3

Southee to Katich, no run, dropped full ball swinging ball in and finds the inside edge, flies low and McCullum gets the hand to it but can't keep hold of it

54.4

Southee to Katich, no run, cramping up Katich as he defends from the crease

54.5

Southee to Katich, 1 run, forceful drive from Katich to a full and straight ball but tremendous fielding from Martin at mid-on to save the boundary

Australia 154/3   SM Katich 69* (172b 7x4 1x6)
55.1

Vettori to Katich, no run, on the line of middle stump and defended back dwon the wicket

55.2

Vettori to Katich, no run, wider outside off stump but again defended into the off side

55.3

Vettori to Katich, 1 run, wider line and pushed off the front foot to the point sweeper

55.5

Vettori to Katich, 2 runs, looking to slog sweep well in front of square and gets a thick outside edge, the ball skies and Tuffey does well to run back at mid-on but can't quite get to it

55.6

Vettori to Katich, no run, Katich looks to sweep again but misses it and a muted LBW shout but well outside off

Australia 158/3   SM Katich 72* (177b 7x4 1x6)
56.5

Southee to Katich, 2 runs, full ball eased through the extra-cover region off the front foot

56.6

Southee to Katich, no run, not quite as full this time, Katich thinks about playing a shot but in the end leaves it alone

Australia 163/3   SM Katich 74* (179b 7x4 1x6)
58.1

Southee to Katich, 1 run, angling back into Katich and catches the inside edge into the body and down to fine leg

Australia 166/3   SM Katich 75* (180b 7x4 1x6)
59.1

Arnel to Katich, FOUR, poor fielding from Ingram at point as Katich forces the ball nicely off the back foot to point, but through the legs of Ingram

59.2

Arnel to Katich, no run, full ball forced off the front foot to mid-off

59.3

Arnel to Katich, no run, back of a length delivery outside the off stump punched off the back foot to mid-off

59.4

Arnel to Katich, no run, ooohs and aahs from the fielding side as the ball keeps low in line with the stumps, but safely kept out by Katich

59.5

Arnel to Katich, no run, length ball beats the bat of katich and into the body and squirts into the off side

59.6

Arnel to Katich, no run, full ball on off stump has Katich defending from the crease to mid-on

Australia 176/3   SM Katich 79* (186b 8x4 1x6)
61.1

Arnel to Katich, no run, length ball just outside the off stump and Katich defends with soft hands into the leg side

61.2

Arnel to Katich, no run, back of a length outside off has Katich defending off the back foot to mid-off

61.3

Arnel to Katich, no run, tucked from off stump into the leg side from the crease

61.4

Arnel to Katich, no run, slower ball, full on the stumps, well waited by Katich as he defends into the leg side

61.5

Arnel to Katich, OUT, around the wicket does the trick this time for Arnell as he beats the bat of Katich and hits him below the knee roll in front of middle and off, looking likely to hit leg stump. Huge celebrations from the New Zealanders

SM Katich lbw b Arnel 79 (261m 191b 8x4 1x6) SR: 41.36

Australia 176/4   SM Katich 79 (191b 8x4 1x6)
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