Chappell-Hadlee Trophy - 1st ODI

New Zealand v Australia

New Zealand won by 2 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)

9.1

Bond to Clarke, no run, Bond continues to bend his back and Clarke pushes into the off side

9.2

Bond to Clarke, no run, good length but wider of off stump and Clarke is happy to let it go through to the keeper

9.3

Bond to Clarke, no run, back of a length but wider this time and Clarke drives of the back foot to point

9.4

Bond to Clarke, no run, good length again and at the body and Clarke defends into the off side

9.5

Bond to Clarke, no run, good bumper from Bond and Clarke ducks awkwardly underneath, the ball just missing his helmet

9.6

Bond to Clarke, no run, fuller and straighter this time and Clarke plays to mid wicket

Australia 62/2   MJ Clarke 0* (6b)

10.6

Oram to Clarke, no run, fuller and driven neatly to mid on

Australia 65/2   MJ Clarke 0* (7b)

11.6

Tuffey to Clarke, 1 run, good length but the line of middle stump allows Clarke to push towards mid on and get a sharp single

Australia 69/2   MJ Clarke 1* (8b)

12.1

Oram to Clarke, no run, angled into middle and worked towards mid wicket where Styris surprises many by diving to save the single

12.2

Oram to Clarke, no run, back of a length and Clarke pushes back to the bowler

12.3

Oram to Clarke, no run, shorter and wider and Clarke pushes to point

12.4

Oram to Clarke, no run, slower ball attacking the stumps and Clarke works it to mid wicket where Styris moves well to prevent one

12.5

Oram to Clarke, 1 run, full and driven to long on

Australia 70/2   MJ Clarke 2* (13b)

13.1

Tuffey to Clarke, no run, good length and driven on the up back to the bowler

13.2

Tuffey to Clarke, no run, Tuffey really settling on his length and Clarke drives to cover

13.3

Tuffey to Clarke, 1 run, slower ball on off stump allows Clarke to work it through the leg side to rotate the strike

Australia 75/2   MJ Clarke 3* (16b)

14.2

Oram to Clarke, no run, good length and Cl;arke works it into the leg side

14.3

Oram to Clarke, 2 runs, straighter again and Clarke whips it through forward square leg to the man of the rope for a couple

14.4

Oram to Clarke, 1 run, Clarke moves forward and pushes to long on

14.6

Oram to Clarke, 1 run, back of a length and Clarke pushes nicely with soft hands towards Southee at mid off again and he's weighted it pefectly to get a single

Australia 82/2   MJ Clarke 7* (20b)

15.1

Tuffey to Clarke, 1 run, full and wide and driven majestically through the off side field to the sweeper

15.3

Tuffey to Clarke, FOUR, Clarke uses his feet and hits on the up over extra cover for four, good stroke

15.4

Tuffey to Clarke, 1 run, back of a length and Clarke defends with soft hands into the off side and they take a quick single

Australia 89/2   MJ Clarke 13* (23b 1x4)

16.1

Oram to Clarke, 1 run, back of a length and wider of off stump and Clarke cuts to the off side sweeper

16.5

Oram to Clarke, no run, good length and Clarke pushes into the off side and looks for a quick single but Ponting says no and Clarke is back safely

16.6

Oram to Clarke, no run, full and straight and clipped to mid wicket. The players take a well earned drinks break

Australia 91/2   MJ Clarke 14* (26b 1x4)

17.2

Tuffey to Clarke, no run, attacks the stumps again and Clarke defends into the on side

17.3

Tuffey to Clarke, FOUR, short delivery and Clarke pulls through wide mid on for four past Bond who is inside the circle

17.4

Tuffey to Clarke, FOUR, Clarke uses his feet and hits over extra cover for four, good intent from Clarke

17.5

Tuffey to Clarke, no run, comes forward and drives to mid on, he looked for the single but hit it too well

17.6

Tuffey to Clarke, OUT, Clarke comes down the track and Tuffey bends his back and surprises Clarke as he tries to guide it fine through third man but it takes the outside edge and through to McCullum to complete the catch

MJ Clarke c †McCullum b Tuffey 22 (41m 31b 3x4 0x6) SR: 70.96

Australia 100/3   MJ Clarke 22 (31b 3x4)
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New Zealand won by 51 runs
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New Zealand v Australia at Auckland - Mar 6, 2010
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New Zealand v Australia at Napier - Mar 3, 2010
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Photos

Mar 3, 2010

Mitchell Johnson and Scott Styris get heated, New Zealand v Australia, 1st ODI, Napier, March 3, 2010

Mitchell Johnson and Scott Styris get heated

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Mar 3, 2010

Brendon McCullum works one through the leg side, New Zealand v Australia, 1st ODI, Napier, March 3, 2010

Brendon McCullum works one through the leg side

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