Trans-Tasman Trophy - 1st Test

New Zealand v Australia

Australia won by 10 wickets

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100  | Overs 101-150

5.1

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

5.2

Arnel to Hughes, no run, full ball defended into the leg side

5.3

Arnel to Hughes, no run, wide of off stump has Hughes trying to force the ball square of the wicket on the off side but cannot beat the man at point

5.4

Arnel to Hughes, no run, good line moving off the seam beats the outside edge as the ball travels through to McCullum

5.5

Arnel to Hughes, OUT, length ball outside off has Hughes playing a loose shot and finds the edge, Taylor takes a simple catch at first slip

PJ Hughes c Taylor b Arnel 20 (25m 24b 4x4 0x6) SR: 83.33

5.6

Arnel to Ponting, no run, good length ball angling into the body of Ponting beats the bat and into the body

Australia 25/1   BJ Arnel 1-0-1-1

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

7.2

Arnel to Ponting, no run, angling into the top of off stump has Ponting defending

7.3

Arnel to Ponting, no run, wide down the leg side but Ponting cannot catch up with the ball

7.4

Arnel to Ponting, no run, back of a length just outside off stump has Ponting defending off the back foot

7.5

Arnel to Ponting, no run, slightly fuller ball outside the off stump left alone by Ponting

7.6

Arnel to Ponting, no run, watchful again from Ponting as he raises his arms to allow the ball through to McCullum, a hint of seam back into the right hander

Australia 29/1   BJ Arnel 2-1-1-1

9.1

Arnel to Ponting, 2 runs, short ball into the body of Ponting catches him high on the bat as the ball balloons behind square on the leg side

9.2

Arnel to Ponting, FOUR, short again catches the top edge but flies safely down to the fine-leg boundary

9.3

Arnel to Ponting, no run, angling into the body of Ponting who cannot catch up with the ball as it drops into the leg side

9.4

Arnel to Ponting, no run, full ball wide of the off stump seams away from Ponting who leaves it alone

9.5

Arnel to Ponting, FOUR, short ball on the body of Ponting who safely plays it out of the middle of the bat to the fine-leg boundary

9.6

Arnel to Ponting, no run, good finish to the over from Arnel as he bowls a tight line just outside the off stump, Ponting leaves it alone

Australia 39/1   BJ Arnel 3-1-11-1

11.1

Arnel to Ponting, no run, back of a length delivery has Ponting defending into the off side

11.2

Arnel to Ponting, 2 runs, length ball angling into the stumps is neatly played through mid wicket by Ponting

11.3

Arnel to Ponting, no run, full ball outside the off stump holds its line as Ponting leaves it alone

11.4

Arnel to Ponting, no run, full ball with a hint of shape away has Ponting squaring up as he looks to play into the leg side

11.5

Arnel to Ponting, no run, ball shaping back into Ponting thunders into the pads as the Australian captain offers no shot. Big appeal but no interest from the umpire, may have just clipped the top of the off stump

11.6

Arnel to Ponting, no run, length ball defended off the front foot from Ponting

Australia 43/1   BJ Arnel 4-1-13-1

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

13.4

Arnel to Ponting, no run, full again from Arnel has Ponting defending back down the wicket off the front foot

13.5

Arnel to Ponting, no run, length ball defended off the back foot back down the pitch

13.6

Arnel to Ponting, FOUR, short ball on the body strongly pulled behind square by Ponting, three bounces and over the rope at deep backward square

Australia 49/1   BJ Arnel 5-1-18-1

15.1

Arnel to Ponting, 2 runs, full ball expertly pushed into the vacant cover area

15.2

Arnel to Ponting, no run, full and straight, played down to mid-on by Ponting

15.3

Arnel to Ponting, 1 run, length ball angling into the stumps tucked nicely behind square on the leg side

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   BJ Arnel 6-1-21-1

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   BJ Arnel 7-1-25-1

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

33.5

Arnel to Ponting, 1 run, the 100 is brought up for Australia as Ponting works the ball from the top of off stump into the vacant mid wicket

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   BJ Arnel 8-1-27-1

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

35.2

Arnel to Hussey, no run, full ball on the stumps has Hussey defending back down the wicket

35.3

Arnel to Hussey, no run, short ball into the ribs of Hussey as he forces the ball into the leg side

35.4

Arnel to Hussey, no run, full ball on off stump defended with an open face to point of the front foot

35.5

Arnel to Hussey, no run, length ball just outside the off stump is well judged and nicely left alone

35.6

Arnel to Hussey, no run, back of a length ball squares Hussey up as he defends back down the wicket to complete the second successful over for New Zealand

Australia 104/2   BJ Arnel 9-2-27-1

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   BJ Arnel 10-2-28-1

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   BJ Arnel 11-2-31-1

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

41.5

Arnel to Clarke, 1 leg bye, length ball angling into the legs of Clarke who can't get any bat on it as it dribbles to fine leg

41.6

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

Australia 127/3   BJ Arnel 12-2-36-1

57.1

Arnel to Clarke, no run, a real loosener to start the session from Arnell, short and wide and cut away nicley but straight to point

57.2

Arnel to Clarke, no run, better line and length has Clarke defending to mid-on

57.3

Arnel to Clarke, no run, down the leg side and clips the pads on the way through to McCullum

57.4

Arnel to Clarke, no run, back of a length has Clarke looking to force the ball through the off side but can't get it through the covers

57.5

Arnel to Clarke, 2 runs, angling into the pads and nicely worked through mid wicket to bring up the 50 run partnership

57.6

Arnel to Clarke, no run, better delivery from Arnell to finish the over as Clarke defends in front of middle stump off the back foot into the leg side

Australia 165/3   BJ Arnel 13-2-38-1

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   BJ Arnel 14-2-42-1

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

61.6

Arnel to North, no run, full ball has North pushing tentatively at the ball as it squirts into the off side

Australia 176/4   BJ Arnel 15-3-42-2

63.1

Arnel to North, no run, continuing around the wicket from Arnell hits a good area, North leaves it alone but the ball nearly clips the bat on the way through

63.2

Arnel to North, FOUR, beautiful straight drive from North to a full ball just outside the off stump. Will give North plenty of confidence

63.3

Arnel to North, 2 runs, looking for the LBW again is Arnell but North is up to the task and clips it nicely through mid wicket

63.4

Arnel to North, no run, length ball on off stump defended solidly back down the wicket

63.5

Arnel to North, no run, fuller ball has North on the drive but no real timing to mid-on

63.6

Arnel to North, no run, full again and driven forcefully but straight to mid on. North looking like he is keen to feel the ball on the bat and score runs

Australia 184/4   BJ Arnel 16-3-48-2

65.1

Arnel to Clarke, 1 run, length ball on middle stump is neatly tucked around the corner by Clarke for an easy single

65.2

Arnel to North, no run, angling away from the left hander from over the wicket with no shot offered

65.3

Arnel to North, no run, another ball keeps a bit low but North does well to clamp down on it in front of the off stump

65.4

Arnel to North, no run, full and straight ball has North lunging at the ball and hit on the pads, half appeal from behind the wicket but well outside off

65.5

Arnel to North, no run, coming around the wicket from Arnell who hits back of a length outside off and well defended off the back foot

65.6

Arnel to North, 3 runs, too short and too wide and North thankfully cuts the ball into the ground behind point

Australia 191/4   BJ Arnel 17-3-52-2

85.1

Arnel to Clarke, no run, loose start from Arnell as he strays down the leg side

85.2

Arnel to Clarke, no run, finds a better line and length this time as Clarke raises the arms and allows the ball to go through to McCullum

85.3

Arnel to Clarke, no run, back of a length ball outside the off stump has Clarke looking to force the ball off the back foot but can't beat mid-off

85.4

Arnel to Clarke, FOUR, too much width from Arnell as Clarke bends the knees and cuts the ball beautifully behind point

85.5

Arnel to Clarke, no run, full ball outside off has Clarke looking to drive through the covers but the ball doesn't come on as he gets an inside edge down to mid-on

85.6

Arnel to Clarke, no run, fuller this time and Clarke drives well but very good fielding from Watling in the covers ensures no addition

Australia 292/4   BJ Arnel 18-3-56-2

87.1

Arnel to Clarke, no run, length ball on a middle stump line punched down to mid-on

87.2

Arnel to Clarke, 2 runs, shorter ball has Clarke pulling the ball in front of square but with no real timing

87.3

Arnel to Clarke, no run, good length ball wide of the off stump allowed through to the keeper

87.4

Arnel to Clarke, no run, length ball wide of the off stump punched to mid-off

87.5

Arnel to Clarke, FOUR, too short this time from Arnell and Clarke uses the pace of the ball as he pulls it with ease behind square, no chance for the man at fine leg

87.6

Arnel to Clarke, FOUR, length ball wide of the off stump has Clarke looking to force the ball through the covers and gets a thick outside edge but along the ground between point and gully

Australia 310/4   BJ Arnel 19-3-66-2

89.1

Arnel to Clarke, 1 run, length ball dropped into the off side and a quick call for a very tight single to cover. Big dive from North but Watling misses the run out attempt

89.2

Arnel to North, no run, full ball on off stump has North defending with an angled bat to gully

89.3

Arnel to North, no run, fuller length squares up North as he looks to play on the leg side but gets a leading edge to mid-off

89.4

Arnel to North, 2 runs, straying into the pads has North tucking the ball neatly behind square on the leg side to bring up his 50

89.5

Arnel to North, 1 run, full ball from around the wicket has North flicking the ball from the line of the stumps down to fine leg

89.6

Arnel to Clarke, no run, length ball solidly defended back down the wicket to the bowler to bring the first day to a close

Australia 316/4   BJ Arnel 20-3-70-2

103.1

Arnel to Clarke, no run, excellent start, Clarke is beaten first up, pitched it on a good length just outside off to draw him forward and cut away to beat the outside edge as he pushed at it

103.2

Arnel to Clarke, no run, short on middle, nicely behind it and taps it into the leg side

103.3

Arnel to Clarke, no run, short on middle, has it well covered and defends it back to the bowler

103.4

Arnel to Clarke, FOUR, short, and the first lapse by the bowlers in the last few overs, short on leg stump and Clarke, ever opportunistic, whips it down to the fine-leg boundary

103.5

Arnel to Clarke, no run, short of a length, eased it off the back foot to short extra cover

103.6

Arnel to Clarke, no run, his radar's fine now, short of a good length on middle, plays it back to Arnel

Australia 365/4   BJ Arnel 21-3-74-2

105.1

Arnel to North, 1 leg bye, sliding on the pads, tries to whip it fine, gets a leg-bye instead

105.2

Arnel to Clarke, no run, short of a good length outside off, leaves it alone to the keeper

105.3

Arnel to Clarke, FOUR, Whacked! Southee errs by offering him a full one outside off and he hammers it past extra cover, races to the fence

105.4

Arnel to Clarke, no run, bowls it short of a length on middle, pushed to midwicket

105.5

Arnel to Clarke, no run, bowled at 126 kmph, on the off, punched to short extra cover

105.6

Arnel to Clarke, no run, getting it much closer to the stumps, gets across and taps it down into the leg side

Australia 373/4   BJ Arnel 22-3-78-2

107.1

Arnel to Clarke, no run, slower one bowled short on the off, dabbed it towards cover

107.2

Arnel to Clarke, no run, short and he cracks it hard but finds cover, Tuffey does well moving and ultimately diving to his right

107.3

Arnel to Clarke, no run, fuller but well wide of off, Clarke has nothing to do with it

107.4

Arnel to Clarke, no run, the extra cover comes into action, short of a length, one of the numerous back-foot drives played today

107.5

Arnel to Clarke, no run, short of a good length outside off, shoulders arms to leave it through

107.6

Arnel to Clarke, 1 run, short on leg stump, whips it down to fine leg for a single

Australia 378/4   BJ Arnel 23-3-79-2

109.1

Arnel to North, no run, angling it on leg stump and further down, gets hit on the thighs does North

109.2

Arnel to North, no run, squared him up a bit there, went straight on as he aimed at leg stump but North was not entirely behind that one

109.3

Arnel to North, 3 runs, three to North as he rocks back to that short one and thumps that square through point into the deep

109.4

Arnel to Clarke, no run, full outside off and gets the desired away movement but Clarke is biding his time now, leaves it alone

109.5

Arnel to Clarke, FOUR, short and wide, one of the few cut shots played today and it fetches Clarke four, slashed hard wide of gully for a boundary

109.6

Arnel to Clarke, no run, fuller and Clarke walks into it, trying to beat the in-field in the off side but can't beat cover

Australia 385/4   BJ Arnel 24-3-86-2

111.1

Arnel to Clarke, no run, angling in towards off, pushed through to mid-off

111.2

Arnel to Clarke, no run, judged it well, shortish just a fraction outside off at 126 kmph, held its line and Clarke opted not to play

111.3

Arnel to Clarke, no run, beaten, sucked him into playing a shot, trying to drive on the up, misses as it moves away just in time

111.4

Arnel to Clarke, no run, pitched it on a good length outside off, eased off the front foot to extra cover

111.5

Arnel to Clarke, no run, finally some swing, just a hint though, but he leaves it alone , wide enough for him to do so

111.6

Arnel to Clarke, no run, fired it down the leg side, strikes McCullum pretty hard on the glove

Australia 387/4   BJ Arnel 25-4-86-2

113.1

Arnel to Clarke, no run, full outside off, driven hard but finds cover point, struck sweetly there

113.2

Arnel to Clarke, no run, short of a length on the off, punched towards mid-off

113.3

Arnel to Clarke, no run, full on the off, wonderfully timed but finds Southee at cover point

113.4

Arnel to Clarke, no run, short of a good length on middle, gets back and taps it down towards mid-on

113.5

Arnel to Clarke, no run, shortish again, coming off the meat again, mid-off into the action

113.6

Arnel to Clarke, 3 runs, finds the gap, reaches a landmark, brings up his 150 with a chop behind point for three runs, Guptill who gave chase slid to get to it didn't haul back on the first attempt but all looks fine, returned an excellent throw but North made it back thanks to a fumble from Brendon McCullum as he tried to collect it

Australia 394/4   BJ Arnel 26-4-89-2
Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100  | Overs 101-150
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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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