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
0.1

Martin to Watson, no run, gets away with a very wide delivery, strays outside off, I would have called that a wide

0.2

Martin to Watson, no run, much better this time but full, Watson doesn't offer a shot

0.3

Martin to Watson, no run, similar delivery, fullish in length outside off and left alone

0.4

Martin to Watson, no run, holds the length back a bit and moves inwards slightly before reaching the keeper

0.5

Martin to Watson, no run, good length outside off and he shoulders arms

0.6

Martin to Watson, no run, hits the same length outside off and watson is happy to let that one go as well

Australia 0/0   CS Martin 1-1-0-0
2.1

Martin to Katich, no run, fires it on the blockhole almost and well dug out to the off stump

2.2

Martin to Katich, no run, strays down the leg side and he could have flicked it away to fine leg but he chooses to let it go

2.3

Martin to Katich, no run, fuller length on middle and leg and he pushes it straight to mid-on who's up close

2.4

Martin to Katich, 1 run, full again and he pushes it softly with the line in the gap at cover and takes an easy single

2.5

Martin to Watson, no run, hits a good length outside off and he safely lets it go

2.6

Martin to Watson, no run, full on the off stump and he pushes it straight to mid-on

Australia 2/0   CS Martin 2-1-1-0
4.1

Martin to Watson, FOUR, Watson's seeing it just fine, he cashes in on a poor delivery, short and wide outside off and slapped away past cover

4.2

Martin to Watson, no run, lands it outside off and he lets it go to the keeper

4.3

Martin to Watson, no run, swings it in slightly towards middle and defended to the on side

4.4

Martin to Watson, no run, Watson defends and the ball drops somewhere close to the off stump, he quickly tries to push it away

4.5

Martin to Watson, no run, fuller in length and outside off, safely left alone this time

4.6

Martin to Watson, no run, action replay of the previous delivery, martin needs to get Watson to play more

Australia 12/0   CS Martin 3-1-5-0
6.1

Martin to Katich, no run, good length on the off stump and defended to the off side

6.2

Martin to Katich, no run, I don't think Katich saw that at all! Doesn't offer a shot to a short delivery and the ball knocks him on the arm, he was expecting that to bounce more

6.3

Martin to Katich, 3 runs, full on middle and leg and tucked away down to deep midwicket

6.4

Martin to Watson, FOUR, that's a gift on the pads, half volley and Watson gets more power behind that shot and works it wide of midwicket

6.5

Martin to Watson, FOUR, that's a classic cover drive! Overpitched outside off and he gets on his knee and crashes it past cover, the fielders didn't have to move

6.6

Martin to Watson, no run, holds the length back outside off and he safely lets it go

Australia 24/0   CS Martin 4-1-16-0
24.1

Martin to Hussey, no run, full on the off stump and defended down the pitch

24.2

Martin to Hussey, no run, clips it straight to midwicket and Hussey tells his partner to stay

24.3

Martin to Hussey, no run, stays behind the line and defends back to the bowler

24.4

Martin to Hussey, 1 no ball, he oversteps, lands it outside off and the ball holds its line before reaching the keeper

24.4

Martin to Hussey, no run, lands it a touch wider outside off and he safely lets it go to the keeper

24.5

Martin to Hussey, no run, another delivery lands outside off and lets it go

24.6

Martin to Hussey, no run, tucks it towards midwicket

Australia 64/2   CS Martin 5-1-17-0
26.1

Martin to Hussey, no run, full on the pads and tucked straight to short square leg

26.2

Martin to Hussey, no run, bangs it in short and he safely ducks under it

26.3

Martin to Hussey, 1 run, drifts on the pads and he clips it behind square on the on side for a single

26.4

Martin to Katich, no run, moves a long way across and defends back to the bowler

26.5

Martin to Katich, 3 runs, full on the pads and flicked wide of midwicket, Southee gives the chase and pulls it back inches from the rope

26.6

Martin to Hussey, no run, stays back and tucks it back to the bowler

Australia 70/2   CS Martin 6-1-21-0
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

44.4

Martin to Katich, no run, moves across the stumps and chops it to Watling at point

44.5

Martin to Katich, no run, tentative shuffle and he gets a leading edge to the off side along the ground, it was a full delivery which he should have put away wide of mid-pn

44.6

Martin to Katich, 1 run, takes the risk of exposing his stumps yet again, tucks it to fine leg, he looks a candidate for a bowled or lbw at this rate

Australia 148/3   CS Martin 7-1-23-0
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

46.4

Martin to Katich, no run, pushes it to mid-off

46.5

Martin to Katich, no run, shapes away from the left-hander and he leaves it alone

46.6

Martin to Katich, no run, gets across his stumps and tucks it to mid-on

Australia 155/3   CS Martin 8-1-28-0
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   CS Martin 9-1-41-0
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   CS Martin 10-2-41-0
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   CS Martin 11-3-41-0
54.1

Martin to Katich, no run, another big shuffle, he mistimes the clip to midwicket

54.2

Martin to Katich, no run, exposes his leg stump and gets a leading edge towards mid-off

54.3

Martin to Katich, no run, pushes it to midwicket and tells North to head back

54.4

Martin to Katich, no run, nice delivery, Martin saw Katich shuffle a long way across again and fires it short and on the body, Katich just bends down in time to evade it

54.5

Martin to Katich, no run, stays back and clips it straight to mid-on

54.6

Martin to Katich, 1 run, big shuffle and clipped to Southee at fine leg

Australia 179/4   CS Martin 12-3-42-0
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