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

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

New Zealand 20/2   LRPL Taylor 4* (3b 1x4)   NM Hauritz 1.3-1-6-0

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

New Zealand 25/2   LRPL Taylor 8* (7b 2x4)   MG Johnson 2.3-2-5-0

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

New Zealand 29/2   LRPL Taylor 12* (12b 3x4)   MG Johnson 3.2-2-9-0

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)   MG Johnson 5-2-15-0

Hauritz to Guptill, FOUR, short and wide, cuts it away hard through point for a boundary, there to be hit and Guptill cashes in

New Zealand 43/3   MJ Guptill 4* (20b 1x4)   NM Hauritz 2.2-1-10-0

Bollinger to Vettori, FOUR, edged, and wide of a diving Hussey at gully for a boundary, some late movement and extra bounce getting the New Zealand captain in a bit of trouble there, flew off the outside edge

New Zealand 48/4   DL Vettori 4* (5b 1x4)   DE Bollinger 6-4-8-2

Hauritz to Vettori, FOUR, short on middle, Vettori deals with it well, had plenty of time to get into position and punish it over midwicket for a boundary

New Zealand 55/4   DL Vettori 11* (11b 2x4)   NM Hauritz 5.1-3-14-0

Bollinger to Vettori, FOUR, nicely played, there was a third man in place but he picked his spot well, short outside off, cuts it well above gully for a boundary

New Zealand 65/4   DL Vettori 18* (21b 3x4)   DE Bollinger 8-4-17-2

Harris to Guptill, FOUR, Guptill, surprise, surprise, he's been ignoring most of those so far, pitched up and he leant into the drive to place it through the covers for a boundary

New Zealand 79/4   MJ Guptill 9* (55b 2x4)   RJ Harris 9.2-4-17-1

Hauritz to Vettori, FOUR, short outside off, waited for it to turn away and cut it hard through point and cover, Harris gives chase, slides and tries to haul it back in but it ends up rolling over the ropes, raises the 50-stand as well, Vettori again leading the recovery

New Zealand 96/4   DL Vettori 35* (45b 4x4)   NM Hauritz 10.2-4-33-0

North to Vettori, FOUR, tossed up outside off, Vettori stretches, bends low and sweeps it hard through square leg to bisect the gap and get himself another four

New Zealand 104/4   DL Vettori 42* (54b 5x4)   MJ North 1.5-0-5-0

Harris to Vettori, FOUR, finds the middle of the bat this time does Vettori, overpitching from Harris and a classical cover drive to start the scoring on the third day

New Zealand 112/4   DL Vettori 46* (70b 6x4)   RJ Harris 11.4-4-27-1

Harris to McCullum, FOUR, full again but this time McCullum takes full toll as he drives the ball sweetly back down the ground

New Zealand 119/5   BB McCullum 5* (7b 1x4)   RJ Harris 13-4-34-2

Johnson to McCullum, FOUR, full and wide and McCullum plays an exspanive drive, gets a thick edge between slip and gully and down to the vacant third man

New Zealand 126/5   BB McCullum 9* (8b 2x4)   MG Johnson 9.4-5-23-0

Johnson to McCullum, FOUR, full and wide and McCullum swings hard as the ball flies over where fifth slip would be down to the boundary

New Zealand 138/5   BB McCullum 19* (12b 3x4 1x6)   MG Johnson 10.2-5-33-0

Johnson to Guptill, FOUR, fuller and wider from Johnson and Guptill waits for the ball and plays it between point and gully along the ground to the boundary

New Zealand 143/5   MJ Guptill 29* (112b 3x4 1x6)   MG Johnson 11-5-38-0

Harris to Southee, FOUR, length ball has Southee pushing forward and gets a thick outside edge between slip and gully

New Zealand 154/7   TG Southee 4* (5b 1x4)   RJ Harris 16.4-4-42-2
  • Overs 1-50
  • Overs 51-100





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Hours of play (local time) 11am start, Lunch 13.00-13.40, Tea 15.40-16.00, Close 18.00

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