Trans-Tasman Trophy - 2nd Test

New Zealand v Australia

Australia won by 176 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

39.3

Southee to Clarke, 3 runs, gets off the mark with a gentle clip off the pads, beats midwicket

Australia 132/3   MJ Clarke 3* (1b)

40.1

Vettori to Clarke, no run, defends close to the pads, the ball rolls to the off side

40.2

Vettori to Clarke, 1 run, moves forward, rocks back and cuts to the sweeper in the deep

Australia 137/3   MJ Clarke 4* (3b)

41.1

Southee to Clarke, no run, the newer ball swings away from the right hander, looked like a leading edge which dropped short of short point

41.2

Southee to Clarke, 1 run, bowls from wide of the crease, Clarke pushes it just wide of mid-off and calls quickly for the single

41.6

Southee to Clarke, no run, swings it on that off stump to Clarke, he pushes it to mid-off

Australia 139/3   MJ Clarke 5* (6b)

42.5

Vettori to Clarke, 1 run, tossed up on middle and leg, he tucks it wide of midwicket

Australia 145/3   MJ Clarke 6* (7b)

43.1

Patel to Clarke, no run, drifts in and he cuts to the off side

43.2

Patel to Clarke, no run, chips down the track but checks his shot, rolls to mid-on

43.3

Patel to Clarke, no run, action replay, comes down the track again and checks his shot

43.4

Patel to Clarke, no run, chips down the track but places it straight to midwicket

43.5

Patel to Clarke, 1 run, comes down the pitch and takes it on the full beats the bowler and Southee's there at long-on to cut it off

Australia 146/3   MJ Clarke 7* (12b)

44.1

Martin to Clarke, no run, lands it outside off and the ball comes back in after pitching, left alone

44.2

Martin to Clarke, no run, fullish in length outside off and defended softly to the off side

44.3

Martin to Clarke, 1 run, comes back in and he tucks it with the movement down to midwicket

Australia 147/3   MJ Clarke 8* (15b)

45.2

Patel to Clarke, no run, tossed up outside off, gets forward and drives to midwicket

45.3

Patel to Clarke, no run, comes down the pitch and chips it towards midwicket

45.4

Patel to Clarke, no run, gets well forward and drives straight to mid-off

45.5

Patel to Clarke, no run, twinkle toes Clarke again, and he clips it to the fielder at midwicket again

45.6

Patel to Clarke, 1 run, now he rocks back and cuts to sweeper cover

Australia 150/3   MJ Clarke 9* (20b)

46.1

Martin to Clarke, no run, what did that hit? Clarke was caught off guard with a bouncer, he decides at the last minute to withdraw the short and the ball fizzes past his glove and hits his helmet, lobs up and goes to slip (McIntosh), they appeal for the catch and Aleem Dar shakes his head, good decision by the umpire, Clarke calls for a new helmet

46.2

Martin to Clarke, FOUR, pulls but beats midwicket, short delivery, Clarke rides the bounce and pulls wide of the fielder who dives in vain

46.3

Martin to Clarke, 1 run, short and pulls again, Southee nearly over-runs it at fine leg but manages to get his hands behind the ball, good pick up and throw

Australia 155/3   MJ Clarke 14* (23b 1x4)

47.1

Patel to Clarke, 1 run, rocks back and slaps it hard, Martin fields at short cover

47.6

Patel to Clarke, 1 run, gets forward and chips it down to mid-on

Australia 158/3   MJ Clarke 16* (25b 1x4)

48.1

Martin to Clarke, no run, drives away from the body and mistimes it to mid-off

48.2

Martin to Clarke, FOUR, lovely shot Pup! He rides the inswing, gets the front foot well forward, works his wrists and effortlessly clips it past the gap between mid-on and midwicket, silken touch

48.3

Martin to Clarke, 1 no ball, he oversteps, left alone to the keeper

48.3

Martin to Clarke, FOUR, hits a good length outside off, Clarke gets beside the line and plays a punchy drive past gully

48.4

Martin to Clarke, no run, good comeback by Martin, teases him outside off with a pitched up delivery and just beats the outside edge

48.5

Martin to Clarke, FOUR, good effort by Southee but in vain, Martin drifts down the leg side and Clarke clips it away fine, Southee sprints across, cuts it off at first but the ball rolls back to the rope

48.6

Martin to Clarke, no run

Australia 171/3   MJ Clarke 28* (32b 4x4)

49.3

Patel to Clarke, OUT, yet another Australian gives his wicket away! Flighted on the off stump, Clarke chips down the track but doesn't loft with any conviction at all, Southee's there at long-on and he runs forward and takes it comfortably, Clarke fell for the trap

MJ Clarke c Southee b Patel 28 (50m 33b 4x4 0x6) SR: 84.84

Australia 172/4   MJ Clarke 28 (33b 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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