Trans-Tasman Trophy - 2nd Test

New Zealand v Australia

Australia won by 176 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

7.5

Southee to Ponting, no run, full on the pads and tucked to mid-on, Katich sets off but is sent back

7.6

Southee to Ponting, FOUR, half volley on the pads and easily put away, it was in the air for a bit and prompted cries of 'catch it' but it was safe of midwicket

Australia 29/1   RT Ponting 4* (2b 1x4)

8.3

Arnel to Ponting, no run, now Ponting moves across and pushes it towards mid-on

8.4

Arnel to Ponting, FOUR, close call! Ponting was already forward when the ball was headed towards his pads and he ended up spooning it just wide of midwicket, Watling flung himself athletically to his right but the ball was too far for him to catch it

8.5

Arnel to Ponting, no run, gets across and defends it back to the bowler

8.6

Arnel to Ponting, no run, lands it outside off and he safely lets it go to the keeper

Australia 34/1   RT Ponting 8* (6b 2x4)

9.6

Southee to Ponting, no run, lands it outside off and there;s a bit of away movement to the keeper

Australia 39/1   RT Ponting 8* (7b 2x4)

11.1

Southee to Ponting, no run, shapes away late and Ponting taps it towards cover and tells his partner to wait

11.2

Southee to Ponting, 2 runs, bangs it in short and Ponting pulls in front of his helmet, keeps it along the ground to fine leg

11.3

Southee to Ponting, no run, good length on middle and leg and tucked to midwicket

11.4

Southee to Ponting, no run, shuffles and tucks it to midwicket again, both Ponting and Katich are moving across the stumps regularly

11.5

Southee to Ponting, no run, on the stomach! Ponting goes for the pull too early and swings, hits him on the belly and rolls back to the bowler

11.6

Southee to Ponting, no run, good length outside the off stump and left alone

Australia 43/1   RT Ponting 10* (13b 2x4)

12.5

Vettori to Ponting, 1 run, no turn, moves back and cuts to cover

Australia 45/1   RT Ponting 11* (14b 2x4)

13.1

Arnel to Ponting, no run, swings it in late and lands the ball on blockhole, squeezed out to mid-off

13.2

Arnel to Ponting, no run, gets across and pushes it to the on side

13.3

Arnel to Ponting, no run

13.4

Arnel to Ponting, no run, just opens the face of the bat and taps it towards gully

13.5

Arnel to Ponting, no run, shows the full face of the bat and pushes it down the track and mid-on picks it up

13.6

Arnel to Ponting, no run, gets forward and mistimes the drive back to the bowler

Australia 45/1   RT Ponting 11* (20b 2x4)

15.1

Arnel to Ponting, no run, drifts down the leg side and Ponting tries to flick it away but misses

15.2

Arnel to Ponting, 1 run, shapes to drive straight but gets an inside edge down to fine leg

Australia 48/1   RT Ponting 12* (22b 2x4)

16.1

Vettori to Ponting, no run, gets forward and shoulders arms

16.2

Vettori to Ponting, no run, lunges forward and defends

16.3

Vettori to Ponting, no run, gets forward and defends to short cover

16.4

Vettori to Ponting, no run, gets forward and smothers the spin

16.5

Vettori to Ponting, 1 run, rocks back and slaps it wide of mid-off, Southee slides and intercepts it

Australia 49/1   RT Ponting 13* (27b 2x4)

17.1

Arnel to Ponting, no run, gets forward and gets an inside edge to his pads, a short leg would have taken the catch

17.2

Arnel to Ponting, 1 run, swings back in and clips it to the on side

17.6

Arnel to Ponting, no run, lands it on a good length outside off and shoulders arms

Australia 51/1   RT Ponting 14* (30b 2x4)

18.4

Vettori to Ponting, no run, drifts down the leg side, Ponting tries to tickle it down but misses

18.5

Vettori to Ponting, no run, thrusts forward and smothers the spin

18.6

Vettori to Ponting, no run, gets well forward and defends to the off side

Australia 52/1   RT Ponting 14* (33b 2x4)

19.2

Arnel to Ponting, no run, lands outside off and the ball comes back in, left alone

19.3

Arnel to Ponting, no run, shapes to drive but checks his shot as he pushes it to mid-off

19.4

Arnel to Ponting, FOUR, bangs it in short and it climbs on the batsman outside the off stump, Ponting adjusts well and dabs it wide of the gully fielder, more importantly he keeps it down

19.5

Arnel to Ponting, no run, tries to work it to the on side but gets a leading edge to the off

19.6

Arnel to Ponting, no run, shuffles and clips it to the on side

Australia 57/1   RT Ponting 18* (38b 3x4)

21.1

Arnel to Ponting, no run, fullish in length on the off stump and pushed down to mid-off

21.2

Arnel to Ponting, no run, drifts on middle and leg and pushed down to mid-on

21.3

Arnel to Ponting, no run, slower delivery and Ponting checks his drive

21.4

Arnel to Ponting, FOUR, cranks up the pace but lands it on the half volley outside off, Ponting cracks it wide of backward point on the front foot and doesn't move, that was a four straightaway

21.5

Arnel to Ponting, no run, holds the length back and Ponting leaves it alone

21.6

Arnel to Ponting, no run, tries to work it to the on side but the ball skids through, hits his pads and rolls down the pitch

Australia 63/1   RT Ponting 22* (44b 4x4)

23.1

Patel to Ponting, no run, starts off with a full toss, he pushes it straight to midwicket

23.2

Patel to Ponting, no run, loops it outside off and driven to short extracover

23.3

Patel to Ponting, OUT, direct hit! Dan sets a fine example, Ponting pushes a full delivery down to mid-off but he hits it to Vettori's left, picks it up and fires a flat throw at the stumps at the bowler's end, they all know they've got him and the third umpire takes a look

RT Ponting run out 22 (62m 47b 4x4 0x6) SR: 46.80

Australia 63/2   RT Ponting 22 (47b 4x4)
Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100
Series Results
New Zealand v Australia at Hamilton - Mar 27-31, 2010
Australia won by 176 runs
New Zealand v Australia at Wellington - Mar 19-23, 2010
Australia won by 10 wickets
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Photos

Mar 31, 2010

Mitchell Johnson accepts the praise on the way to 10 wickets for the match, New Zealand v Australia, 2nd Test, Hamilton, 5th day, March 31, 2010

Mitchell Johnson accepts the praise on the way to 10 wickets for the match

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Mar 31, 2010

Tim Southee hits out on the way to 45 off 25 balls, New Zealand v Australia, 2nd Test, Hamilton, 5th day, March 31, 2010

Tim Southee hits out on the way to 45 off 25 balls

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