Australia tour of New Zealand, 2nd Test: New Zealand v Australia at Hamilton, Mar 27-31, 2010
Australia won by 176 runs
27,28,29,30,31 March 2010 (5-day match)
  • Overs 1-50
  • Overs 51-100
49.4

Patel to North, no run, just gets forward in time to defend

49.5

Patel to North, 1 run, gets off the mark with a clip to fine leg

Australia 173/4   MJ North 1* (2b)
50.1

Martin to North, no run, lands it outside off and North is happy to let it go

50.2

Martin to North, no run, angles it across the left-hander and he safely lets it go

50.3

Martin to North, no run, full on the off stump and pushed towards cover

50.4

Martin to North, no run, full again and the batsman checks his drive to the off side

50.5

Martin to North, no run, angles it wider across the left-hander and he safely leaves it

50.6

Martin to North, no run, angles it on middle and he safely taps it back to the bowler

Australia 173/4   MJ North 1* (8b)
52.1

Martin to North, no run, lands it on a good length on middle and leg, pushed through the line to mid-on

52.2

Martin to North, no run, gets forward and taps it towards cover

52.3

Martin to North, no run, half stride forward and he gets an inside edge close to the pads

52.4

Martin to North, no run, probes outside the off stump and he safely leaves it to the keeper

52.5

Martin to North, no run, bowls a fuller length, this time he pushes it firmly to mid-on

52.6

Martin to North, no run, nice quick bouncer, North ducks under it

Australia 177/4   MJ North 1* (14b)
53.3

Patel to North, no run, tries to slap it through the off side but finds point

53.4

Patel to North, no run, stays back and punches it back to the bowler

53.5

Patel to North, no run, stays back and defends back to the bowler

53.6

Patel to North, no run, defends with soft hands again

Australia 178/4   MJ North 1* (18b)
57.1

Patel to North, no run, tucked just wide of forward short leg

57.2

Patel to North, no run, punches it back to the bowler

57.3

Patel to North, no run, gets forward and smothers the spin

57.4

Patel to North, no run, comes forward and defends safely

57.5

Patel to North, no run, clips it to the on side

57.6

Patel to North, no run, tossed up on middle and defended safely and that's tea

Australia 180/5   MJ North 1* (24b)
58.3

Vettori to North, no run, stays back and defends

58.4

Vettori to North, no run, tossed up outside off and defended

58.5

Vettori to North, no run, pushed to the off side and well fielded at extra cover

58.6

Vettori to North, no run, the arm ball and North is foxed outside off stump, just withdraws his bat

Australia 181/5   MJ North 1* (28b)
60.1

Vettori to North, no run

60.2

Vettori to North, no run, tossed up on middle and defended down the track

60.3

Vettori to North, no run, no turn, left alone to the keeper

60.4

Vettori to North, 2 runs, paddles it down to fine leg and Southee just manages to pull it back

60.5

Vettori to North, no run, quicker through the air and defended to midwicket

60.6

Vettori to North, FOUR, great shot! Quicker through the air, he lunges forward and a defensive push is enough to beat mid-off and cover

Australia 187/5   MJ North 7* (34b 1x4)
61.6

Southee to North, no run, fullish in length on the off stump and defended to the off side

Australia 188/5   MJ North 7* (35b 1x4)
62.4

Vettori to North, no run

62.5

Vettori to North, no run, clipped to the on side

62.6

Vettori to North, no run, softly tucks it to midwicket

Australia 189/5   MJ North 7* (38b 1x4)
63.5

Southee to North, no run, shapes to drive but gets an inside edge down the pitch

63.6

Southee to North, no run, lands it wide outside off and North's happy to let it go

Australia 190/5   MJ North 7* (40b 1x4)
65.1

Southee to North, no run, close call for North! He defends with sift hands, the ball hits his pads, then hits his boot and nearly rolls towards the stumps

65.2

Southee to North, no run, stays back and defends more firmly this time

65.3

Southee to North, 1 run, shuffles and tucks it to the on side

Australia 195/5   MJ North 8* (43b 1x4)
66.1

Vettori to North, no run, defended back to the bowler

66.2

Vettori to North, no run, gets forward and tucks it towards midwicket

66.3

Vettori to North, 1 run, shuffles and tucks it to fine leg

Australia 200/6   MJ North 9* (46b 1x4)
67.1

Southee to North, OUT, North is referring this, the ball lands on middle and goes through with the line, North plays all around it and is hit flush on the pad bang in front of middle, looked obvious to us and Asad Rauf, North challenges it but in the end it's a referral used up by Australia

MJ North lbw b Southee 9 (66m 47b 1x4 0x6) SR: 19.14

Australia 200/8   MJ North 9 (47b 1x4)
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