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

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

Australia 25/1   SM Katich 3* (11b)   BJ Arnel 0.5-0-1-1

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)   BJ Arnel 8.1-1-27-1

Martin to Hussey, OUT, finds the outside edge again as Hussey looks to drive through the off side, this time the ball flies between second and third slip and Watling takes a sharp catch going to his right. Another sharp piece of fielding from Watling

MEK Hussey c Watling b Martin 4 (17m 11b 1x4 0x6) SR: 36.36

Australia 115/3   SM Katich 40* (115b 6x4)   CS Martin 10.5-1-34-1

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   MJ Clarke 17* (62b 1x4)   BJ Arnel 14.5-2-42-2

Vettori to Clarke, OUT, leg-side stumping, smart stuff from Vettori, he knew Clarke would attack him, gave it some air and got it to drift down the leg side, Clarke gave him the charge and couldn't get his bat to it as it slipped down past his pads, McCullum collected well and clipped the bails to find him well short, a fine knock that put Australia in control ends, Clarke departs for his highest Test score

MJ Clarke st †McCullum b Vettori 168 (364m 253b 22x4 2x6) SR: 66.40

Australia 429/5   MJ North 93* (181b 7x4 2x6)   DL Vettori 29.3-4-92-1
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  • Overs 51-100
  • Overs 101-150





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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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