Chappell-Hadlee Trophy - 2nd ODI

New Zealand v Australia

Australia won by 12 runs (D/L method)

0.1

Bond to Watson, 1 wide, and it's well wide of off stump, Billy Bowden calls it a wide and there's no doubt about that decision

0.1

Bond to Watson, no run, left alone outside off at 140kph, no swing there for Bond

0.2

Bond to Watson, no run, lovely ball, that one swings in quite prodigiously and Watson goes for an off-drive, the ball sails between bat and pad

0.3

Bond to Watson, 2 runs, Watson's off the mark with a clip through midwicket, although it wasn't timed, he was trying to drive that straighter

0.4

Bond to Watson, no run, an lbw appeal here, the ball swings in and hits Watson in line, but high up on his thigh and definitely would have sailed over the top

0.5

Bond to Watson, no run, left alone outside off, Watson keen to have a bit of a look at Bond at this stage

0.6

Bond to Watson, no run, oh, nearly got him! Movement in again from Bond, and some bounce, Watson plays off the back foot and very nearly chops it back into his off stump, the ball bounces just wide of the stumps

Australia 3/0   SR Watson 2* (6b)

1.3

Southee to Watson, no run, straight, on off stump, Watson drives to mid-off

1.4

Southee to Watson, no run, no swing here from Southee, just probing on off stump and Watson defends

1.5

Southee to Watson, 1 run, Watson clips a single off his pads, down to fine leg

Australia 5/0   SR Watson 3* (9b)

2.1

Bond to Watson, no run, full and wide of off at 143kph, Watson drives straight to cover, he'd be annoyed at not getting that one through the infield

2.2

Bond to Watson, no run, drives to extra cover

2.3

Bond to Watson, 1 run, clipped away to fine leg, a bit too straight from Bond

2.6

Bond to Watson, no run, good line outside off, no swing though, and Watson angles the bat and defends towards gully

Australia 7/0   SR Watson 4* (13b)

3.3

Southee to Watson, FOUR, lovely straight drive to the boundary, it was on the stumps and Watson looked like he was playing a simple forward defensive but timed it so well that it raced away

3.4

Southee to Watson, no run, oops, nearly a costly mix-up, Watson wants a single to midwicket but Haddin doesn't, and Watson turns back and gets home with a dive

3.5

Southee to Watson, no run, nudged away to off

3.6

Southee to Watson, no run, good line on off, Watson defends

Australia 12/0   SR Watson 8* (17b 1x4)

4.4

Bond to Watson, 1 run, fine fielding from Guptill at cover point, Watson tries to get a square drive through point and Guptill moves quickly across to keep it to a single

Australia 14/0   SR Watson 9* (18b 1x4)

5.1

Southee to Watson, FOUR, a thickish edge away through the vacant third slip area and third man can't quite get across to cut it off

5.2

Southee to Watson, 1 run, slower ball at 119kph, on the pads and Watson picks it, working a single to midwicket

Australia 19/0   SR Watson 14* (20b 2x4)

6.1

Bond to Watson, no run, beaten again, Watson was trying to late cut and Bond's extra bounce did him

6.2

Bond to Watson, FOUR, cracking cover drive this time, Bond gets just a little too full and Watson connects with this one, finding the gap wide of short cover

6.3

Bond to Watson, no run, no shot offered outside off

6.4

Bond to Watson, no run, angling in to Watson, who gets forward with bat and pad close together to defend

6.5

Bond to Watson, no run, slower ball, left alone outside off

6.6

Bond to Watson, 1 run, angled bat from Watson, he guides a single to third man

Australia 24/0   SR Watson 19* (26b 3x4)

7.1

Southee to Watson, 1 run, another slower delivery, Watson works a single away behind square leg

7.3

Southee to Watson, no run, super bounce again, it really surprises Watson as he tries a late cut, Hopkins takes it at shoulder height

7.4

Southee to Watson, 1 run, quick single, good running as Watson's forward defensive runs away behind the stumps and Haddin calls him through

Australia 27/0   SR Watson 21* (29b 3x4)

8.1

Bond to Watson, no run, 131kph, just a touch slower, but wide of off and Watson leaves it alone

8.2

Bond to Watson, no run, angles in towards off stump, pushed back to mid-off

8.3

Bond to Watson, no run, moving in to Watson again, defended to leg

8.4

Bond to Watson, SIX, and finally Watson gets one that he wants to go after, 131kph again from Bond, fullish on the stumps, and Watson lifts it high and long, over the bowler's head for six

8.5

Bond to Watson, 1 run, a good-looking pull flies off the bat but straight to Ingram at deep midwicket

Australia 34/0   SR Watson 28* (34b 3x4 1x6)

10.1

Franklin to Watson, FOUR, great shot! Just short enough and Watson pulls viciously through midwicket

10.2

Franklin to Watson, 1 run, angled away to third man

10.4

Franklin to Watson, no run, beaten, Watson tries to guide that wide of the keeper

10.5

Franklin to Watson, no run, Watson goes for the cut and again Franklin beats the bat

10.6

Franklin to Watson, no run, on the pads, Watson works it to backward square leg and can't get a run

Australia 49/0   SR Watson 33* (39b 4x4 1x6)

11.3

Tuffey to Watson, no run, 133kph, left alone outside off

11.4

Tuffey to Watson, 1 run, Watson drives, there's a man at long-off now so it's just a single

Australia 51/0   SR Watson 34* (41b 4x4 1x6)

12.1

Franklin to Watson, FOUR, short and four. Poor ball, Franklin shouldn't be sending down leg-side bouncers at 129kph and Watson pulls it through square, easy as you like

12.2

Franklin to Watson, no run, tries to dab that one wide of the keeper but can't connect

12.3

Franklin to Watson, 1 run, driven uppishly towards mid-off, the man moves across to keep it to a single

Australia 62/0   SR Watson 39* (44b 5x4 1x6)

13.1

Tuffey to Watson, 1 wide, tight call there from Rudi Koertzen, Watson tries to lash Tuffey through point but misses and it is pretty much on the line that guides the umpires regarding wides

13.1

Tuffey to Watson, no run, nudged towards leg

13.2

Tuffey to Watson, FOUR, bad ball, on the hips and with fine leg up, Watson has no problem guiding that one away to the boundary

13.3

Tuffey to Watson, FOUR, wide again, could have been called had Watson not found the middle of the bat, he's down on one knee to drive over cover, lovely stroke

13.4

Tuffey to Watson, OUT, gone! Watson tries to go over midwicket but he hasn't timed that well enough. There's a man on the boundary, it's Martin Guptill, and he takes a safe catch.

SR Watson c Guptill b Tuffey 47 (56m 48b 7x4 1x6) SR: 97.91

Australia 73/1   SR Watson 47 (48b 7x4 1x6)
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Mar 6, 2010

Mitchell Johnson is excited after bowling Shane Bond, New Zealand v Australia, 2nd ODI, Auckland, March 6, 2010

Mitchell Johnson is excited after bowling Shane Bond

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Mar 6, 2010

Daniel Vettori is bowled and Australia win the game, New Zealand v Australia, 2nd ODI, Auckland, March 6, 2010

Daniel Vettori is bowled and Australia win the game

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