Australia tour of New Zealand, 1st ODI: New Zealand v Australia at Napier, Mar 3, 2010
New Zealand won by 2 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
3 March 2010 - day/night match (50-over match)

Southee to Watson, FOUR, full and a touch of outswing and Watson moves forward and drives through extra cover on one knee for four

Australia 4/0   SR Watson 4* (1b 1x4)   TG Southee 0.1-0-4-0

Southee to Watson, FOUR, angled into leg stump and Watson clips it off his pads, fine of Bond for four

Australia 8/0   SR Watson 8* (2b 2x4)   TG Southee 0.2-0-8-0

Southee to Watson, FOUR, angled into the pads and and he whips it behind square and he times it far better than first expected as it rolls away across the quick outfield for four

Australia 14/0   SR Watson 14* (5b 3x4)   TG Southee 0.5-0-14-0

Southee to Haddin, FOUR, good length but too much width and Haddin drives gloriously through cover point for four. Such good hands and great timing from the wicketkeeper

Australia 21/0   BJ Haddin 7* (10b 1x4)   TG Southee 1.5-0-18-0

Bond to Watson, FOUR, too full from Bond and Watson goes down on one knee and drives gorgeously for four through extra cover. Superb stroke

Australia 25/0   SR Watson 18* (9b 4x4)   SE Bond 1.2-0-7-0

Bond to Watson, FOUR, short and wide and it gets the treatment as Watson cuts powerfully backward of point for four

Australia 29/0   SR Watson 22* (10b 5x4)   SE Bond 1.3-0-11-0

Southee to Haddin, FOUR, decent length from Southee but without any swing, Haddin just hits perfectly through the line for four. So easy on the eye is Haddin

Australia 39/0   BJ Haddin 12* (15b 2x4)   TG Southee 3-0-27-0

Bond to Watson, FOUR, low full toss and Watson maintains his shape perfectly, plays it late under the eyes and drives straight back past the bowler for four. Impeccable timing

Australia 49/0   SR Watson 37* (18b 6x4 1x6)   SE Bond 2.3-0-22-0

Oram to Watson, FOUR, slower ball and Watson leans into it and hits it high into the leg side. It bounces just in fron tof the rope for four

Australia 54/1   SR Watson 42* (26b 7x4 1x6)   JDP Oram 1-0-4-0

Oram to Ponting, FOUR, slower ball and it's a half volley which Plonting pumps back down the ground through mid on for four

Australia 62/2   RT Ponting 5* (7b 1x4)   JDP Oram 2-0-8-1

Oram to Ponting, FOUR, back of a length and Ponting drives on the up through cover point for four. Amazing timing and just a touch of class

Australia 74/2   RT Ponting 15* (18b 2x4)   JDP Oram 4-0-16-1

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

Australia 88/2   MJ Clarke 12* (22b 1x4)   DR Tuffey 2.3-0-12-0

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

Australia 96/2   MJ Clarke 18* (28b 2x4)   DR Tuffey 3.3-0-18-0

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

Australia 100/2   MJ Clarke 22* (29b 3x4)   DR Tuffey 3.4-0-22-0

Oram to White, FOUR, bumper to finish from Oram and White hooks off the top edge fine of long leg for four

Australia 105/3   CL White 4* (3b 1x4)   JDP Oram 7-0-29-1

Tuffey to White, FOUR, shorter and White slashes off the back foot and it takes a thick outside edge and runs fine of third man for four

Australia 112/3   CL White 10* (6b 2x4)   DR Tuffey 4.5-0-29-1

Franklin to White, FOUR, good length but White knows mid on is insside the circle and he drives in the air through that region for four

Australia 123/3   CL White 17* (14b 3x4)   JEC Franklin 1.3-0-7-0

Franklin to Ponting, FOUR, just a fraction straight and Ponting plays it nice and late, using the pace, and gets it fine of short fine leg and it races away for four

Australia 130/3   RT Ponting 31* (44b 3x4)   JEC Franklin 2-0-14-0

Franklin to Ponting, FOUR, good length and wide of off stump and Ponting throws his hands at it and it takes the inside edge and just misses the leg stump and runs away for four

Australia 140/3   RT Ponting 39* (49b 4x4)   JEC Franklin 2.2-0-18-0

Bond to Hussey, FOUR, full and pushed back past the bowler through mid off and it runs down the slope for four. Imaculate timing

Australia 157/4   MEK Hussey 7* (7b 1x4)   SE Bond 6.1-1-33-1

Styris to Hopes, FOUR, angled down leg and Hopes clips it square of short fine leg and it runs away for four across this rapid outfield

Australia 201/5   JR Hopes 14* (24b 1x4)   SB Styris 5.1-0-23-0

Franklin to Hussey, FOUR, half volley outside off and Hussey drives magnificently through extra cover for four, beating the off side sweeper. Glorious timing from Mr. Cricket

Australia 211/5   MEK Hussey 38* (46b 2x4)   JEC Franklin 8.5-0-42-1

Tuffey to Hopes, FOUR, low full toss well wide of off stump and Hopes throws his top hand towards the ball and it hits the middle and races away through square third man for four

Australia 221/5   JR Hopes 23* (31b 2x4)   DR Tuffey 8.4-0-48-2

Southee to Hussey, FOUR, Southee goes for the yorker and Hussey plays the lap and gets it over short fine leg for four, great shot and he timed the pants off it

Australia 233/5   MEK Hussey 46* (50b 3x4)   TG Southee 6-0-48-0

Bond to Hussey, FOUR, advances slightly and tries to play through the off side, it takes the inside edge and races away through the vacant fine leg for four

Australia 252/6   MEK Hussey 59* (58b 4x4)   SE Bond 9.4-1-49-1

Southee to Johnson, FOUR, low full toss and Johnson hits it as clean as a whistle over extra cover for one bounce four

Australia 266/7   MG Johnson 13* (6b 1x4 1x6)   TG Southee 7.5-0-66-1

Tuffey to Johnson, FOUR, short and straight-pulled over long on for a one bounce four with the man at long on quite square

Australia 272/8   MG Johnson 18* (9b 2x4 1x6)   DR Tuffey 9.4-0-55-3





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