Trans-Tasman Trophy - 1st Test

New Zealand v Australia

Australia won by 10 wickets

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

1.1

Southee to Hughes, no run, full ball swinging well down the leg side passed the batsman

1.2

Southee to Hughes, no run, good length ball has Hughes defending back down the wicket

1.3

Southee to Hughes, 1 run, full ball wide of the off stump played nicely into the covers but good fielding from Vettori

1.4

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

1.5

Southee to Hughes, FOUR, full ball wide of off stump driven on the up through point

1.6

Southee to Hughes, FOUR, overpitching again, this time a quality off drive straight back passed the bowler

Australia 13/0   TG Southee 1-0-9-0

3.1

Southee to Hughes, no run, length ball angling into the pads of Hughes who defends into the leg side but straight to square leg

3.2

Southee to Hughes, 1 run, similar line and length again from Southee but this time Hughes able to work behind the fielder at square leg

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   TG Southee 2-0-10-0

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

22.4

Southee to Ponting, no run, back of a length ball shaping away from Ponting who defends off the back foot into the covers

22.5

Southee to Ponting, no run, fuller and wider from Southee but no interest from Ponting as the ball swings even wider

22.6

Southee to Ponting, no run, much better channel from Southee as Ponting offers no shot to a rising delivery that shapes away significantly

Australia 76/1   TG Southee 3-1-10-0

24.1

Southee to Ponting, 3 runs, full ball shaping away has Ponting playing a loose drive in the air but safely falls between point and gully

24.2

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

24.3

Southee to Ponting, no run, very good line and length and shaping away beats the defence of Ponting as through to McCullum

24.4

Southee to Ponting, FOUR, shortish ball outside the off stump pulled over mid wicket to the boundary

24.5

Southee to Ponting, no run, same line from Southee but better length from Southee has Ponting leaving the ball alone

24.6

Southee to Ponting, no run, a touch wider from Southee with good shape away from Ponting who allows the ball to travel through to McCullum

Australia 84/1   TG Southee 4-1-18-0

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   TG Southee 5-1-24-0

28.1

Southee to Ponting, no run, full ball shaping away from Ponting as he leaves it alone through to McCullum

28.2

Southee to Ponting, no run, back of a length but once again no danger to the stumps as Ponting is content to leave it alone

28.3

Southee to Ponting, 1 run, full ball outside the off stump pushed into the vacant extra cover region for a comfortable single

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   TG Southee 6-1-25-0

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

52.5

Southee to Clarke, no run, very good area to Clarke as there is a hint of shape away as Clarke defends off the front foot but away from the body

52.6

Southee to Clarke, no run, a fine finishto the over from Southee as he has Clarke defending from the crease in the line of the off stump. Southee looks much more comfortable bowling to the right hander

Australia 150/3   TG Southee 7-1-26-0

54.1

Southee to Clarke, no run, nice area from Southee as the ball starts on the line of the off stump and swings away. Well judged and left by Clarke

54.2

Southee to Clarke, 1 run, even tighter line has Clarke defending on the front foot into the covers for a quick single

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

54.6

Southee to Clarke, no run, full ball shaping away has Clarke on the drive but can't beat mid-off

Australia 154/3   TG Southee 8-1-28-0

56.1

Southee to Clarke, 2 runs, full ball, shaping away has Clarke on the drive and times it nicely through cover

56.2

Southee to Clarke, no run, angling into the pads of Clarke who cannot get bat to ball

56.3

Southee to Clarke, no run, length ball in a good channel and Clarke is watchful as he leaves it alone

56.4

Southee to Clarke, 1 run, back of a length ball forced off the back foot into the vacant covers for a comfortable single

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   TG Southee 9-1-33-0

58.1

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

58.2

Southee to Clarke, no run, straying down the leg side and Clarke is annoyed with himself as he doesn't catch up with it

58.3

Southee to Clarke, no run, tighter line from Southee as Clarke defends from the crease back down the wicket

58.4

Southee to Clarke, 2 runs, streaky looking shot from Clarke as he tries to force the front foot drive but gets an inside edge behind square on the leg side

58.5

Southee to Clarke, no run, good length ball from Southee, not getting the same swing as earlier and defended back down the wicket

58.6

Southee to Clarke, FOUR, loose shot from Clarke as he looks to be more aggressive and drives on the up in the air wide of gully to the boundary

Australia 172/3   TG Southee 10-1-40-0

60.1

Southee to Clarke, no run, length ball outside off stump driven beautifully off the front foot but can't beat mid-off

60.2

Southee to Clarke, no run, short ball directed at Clarkes front shoulder, thinks about the pull shot but gets out of the way in the end

60.3

Southee to Clarke, no run, good line and length focusing in on the off stump draws a solid defense from Clarke

60.4

Southee to Clarke, no run, nice shape away on a good length but no interest in playing a shot from Clarke

60.5

Southee to Clarke, no run, left alone again as a good length ball shapes away wide of the off stump

60.6

Southee to Clarke, no run, no swing this time as the ball holds its line on the stumps, compactly defended back down the wicket from Clarke

Australia 176/3   TG Southee 11-2-40-0

74.1

Southee to Clarke, 1 run, good start from Southee but nice use of the wrists from Clarke steers the full ball on off stump behind point for a quick single

74.2

Southee to North, no run, length ball outside off has North defending cautiously

74.3

Southee to North, no run, back of a length ball gets big on North who drops the ball to gully and for some reason thinks about a single but quikcly sent back by Clarke

74.4

Southee to North, 1 no ball, back of a length delivery forced into the covers

74.4

Southee to North, no run, a hint of shape back into the left hander has North defending but unconvinvingly into the off side

74.5

Southee to North, no run, full and straight but North can't find the gap on the leg side

74.6

Southee to North, no run, back of a length ball defended solidly off the back foot into the leg side

Australia 226/4   TG Southee 12-2-42-0

76.1

Southee to North, no run, length ball outside the off stump is defended solidly off the back foot into the off side

76.2

Southee to North, 2 runs, around the wicket from Southee who angles into the pads and North tucks it nicley behind square on the leg side

76.3

Southee to North, 3 runs, back of a length ball wide of the off stump is beautifully timed off the back foot with the full face wide of Vettori at mid-off

76.4

Southee to Clarke, FOUR, short and wide and Clarke has a swing at it, catches a thick edge and flies well over gully

76.5

Southee to Clarke, FOUR, full and straight and Clarke whips the ball in the air through the vacant mid wicket

76.6

Southee to Clarke, no run, length ball on off stump defended back down the wicket to bring to an end another very good over from Australia

Australia 249/4   TG Southee 13-2-55-0

91.1

Southee to Clarke, no run, pitched it up on a length on middle, driven straight to mid-on

91.2

Southee to Clarke, no run, shaping away just a hint, gets forward and taps it towards extra cover

91.3

Southee to Clarke, no run, at 131 kmph, dropped it short on the off, Clarke stands tall and punches it down to mid-off

91.4

Southee to Clarke, no run, not much movement so far, appeared to hold its line there, it's a newish ball this, pushed just wide of mid-on

91.5

Southee to Clarke, no run, confidently driven, he's making him play, full on the off and leans forward to strike it stylishly to mid-off

91.6

Southee to Clarke, no run, short of a length outside off, chops it down towards point

Australia 322/4   TG Southee 14-3-55-0

93.1

Southee to Clarke, FOUR, misfield, Tuffey makes an absolute mess of that one, Southee pitches it up and Clarke obliges by leaning into the drive, Tuffey at extra cover dived over it but allowed it through the gate to gift Clarke his first boundary for the day

93.2

Southee to Clarke, FOUR, no assistance from the fielders this time, presented the full face, landed on a good length on middle and he leant forward and pushed it firmly down the pitch past mid-on

93.3

Southee to Clarke, no run

93.4

Southee to Clarke, no run, short of a good length on the off, gets back and knocks it hard towards mid-off

93.5

Southee to Clarke, no run, darted in, shortish on the off and he gets on the back foot to punch it past the bowler but no runs on offer this time, mid-on as it covered

93.6

Southee to Clarke, 1 run, gets a thick outside edge, the first of the day, fetches it from a good length and pushes a touch inside the line, lands well short of second slip

Australia 333/4   TG Southee 15-3-64-0

95.1

Southee to North, 1 run, short on middle, knocks it down in front of square leg or a single

95.2

Southee to Clarke, no run, bowls it on a good length on middle, watches it onto his bat and defends him respectfully into the off side

95.3

Southee to Clarke, no run, fuller, at 131 kmph on middle, driven through the line to mid-on

95.4

Southee to Clarke, no run, driven on the up, raced off the bat to Tuffey who fielded it awkwardly at extra cover, appeared to have overran it and did well to prevent any runs

95.5

Southee to Clarke, no run, length delivery on the off, driven hard but straight to mid-off

95.6

Southee to Clarke, no run, short of a length on the off, pushed off the back foot to Tuffey at extra cover

Australia 346/4   TG Southee 16-3-65-0

97.1

Southee to North, no run, shortish on middle, gets back and plays it to midwicket

97.2

Southee to North, no run, in the corridor outside off, holds its line and he lets it go

97.3

Southee to North, no run, running in and darting that towards middle and off, defended towards cover

97.4

Southee to North, no run, targeting middle and leg this time, opts to play it from the crease, taps it towards midwicket

97.5

Southee to North, no run, pitched it on a length on middle and leg, driven past the bowler to mid-on

97.6

Southee to North, 1 leg bye, run-out chance, North had no idea, rapped him on the thigh and he was looking at the ball as it rolled towards square leg while Clarke, calling for a single, was three-quarters down the pitch, North eventually responded and fortunately for him, Southee had not gone back towards the stumps to collect the throw and even when it came to him, he fumbled it

Australia 348/4   TG Southee 17-4-65-0

99.1

Southee to North, no run, short on middle, goes on straight, met with a straight bat by the batsman

99.2

Southee to North, 1 run, worked away off the front foot in the direction of square leg

99.3

Southee to Clarke, no run, meeting the middle consistently, pushed through the line to mid-on

99.4

Southee to Clarke, no run, driven hard but the extra cover comes into play almost immediately, played straight to him

99.5

Southee to Clarke, no run, closes the face on that one and plays it down towards square leg

99.6

Southee to Clarke, no run, no hesitation driving on the up, but the short extra cover is a welcome addition for New Zealand, he's saving some runs there

Australia 359/4   TG Southee 18-4-66-0

101.1

Southee to Clarke, 2 runs, two more, easily done, gets forward and taps it into the leg side in the direction of square leg and steals two

101.2

Southee to Clarke, no run, keeps a little low there but no harm done, outside off and he leaves it be

101.3

Southee to Clarke, no run, stretches forward and drives that on the up to extra cover

101.4

Southee to Clarke, no run, shortish on the off, cracks it hard past the short extra cover to Tuffey right behind him

101.5

Southee to Clarke, no run, angling it towards the off stump, pushed gently to short extra cover

101.6

Southee to Clarke, no run, probing him outside off but Clarke is dealing with these confidently, rocks forward and produces a text-book front-foot defence

Australia 361/4   TG Southee 19-4-68-0
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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