Australia tour of New Zealand, 2nd ODI: New Zealand v Australia at Auckland, Mar 6, 2010
Australia won by 12 runs (D/L method)
6 March 2010 (50-over match)

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

Australia 12/0   SR Watson 8* (14b 1x4)   TG Southee 1.3-0-7-0

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

Australia 18/0   SR Watson 13* (19b 2x4)   TG Southee 2.1-0-11-0

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

Australia 23/0   SR Watson 18* (22b 3x4)   SE Bond 3.2-0-11-0

Southee to Haddin, FOUR, Haddin gets hold of this one, advances and waits on a slightly slower ball before launching it over mid-on for a boundary

Australia 39/0   BJ Haddin 10* (22b 1x4)   TG Southee 4.2-0-19-0

Southee to Haddin, FOUR, another boundary from Haddin, easy as you like he gives himself a little room and guides it over mid-off

Australia 43/0   BJ Haddin 14* (25b 2x4)   TG Southee 4.5-0-23-0

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

Australia 47/0   SR Watson 32* (35b 4x4 1x6)   JEC Franklin 0.1-0-4-0

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

Australia 61/0   SR Watson 38* (42b 5x4 1x6)   JEC Franklin 1.1-0-10-0

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

Australia 69/0   SR Watson 43* (46b 6x4 1x6)   DR Tuffey 1.2-0-13-0

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

Australia 73/0   SR Watson 47* (47b 7x4 1x6)   DR Tuffey 1.3-0-17-0

Tuffey to Clarke, FOUR, oh well played! Tuffey drops in short and well wide of off, somehow Clarke pulls it from out there down into the ground and through midwicket for a boundary, a really good shot

Australia 87/2   MJ Clarke 6* (13b 1x4)   DR Tuffey 3.5-1-26-1

Styris to Haddin, FOUR, what impressive timing, Haddin drives in the air down the ground, and timed so well that Tuffey at long-on can't get across despite it being only a few metres from him. And that's the fifty for Haddin.

Australia 108/2   BJ Haddin 51* (50b 3x4 3x6)   SB Styris 0.4-0-6-0

Vettori to Hussey, FOUR, drives wide of mid off and it runs away to the fence, great placement there dissecting mid off and cover with precision

Australia 138/4   MEK Hussey 13* (20b 1x4)   DL Vettori 8.1-0-37-2

Tuffey to White, FOUR, full and hammers a drive back past the bowlers left hand, excellent timing

Australia 154/4   CL White 19* (29b 1x4)   DR Tuffey 4.1-1-30-1

Tuffey to Hussey, FOUR, works a leg side ball backward of square leg and it rolls past Bond going away for a boundary

Australia 164/4   MEK Hussey 26* (38b 2x4)   DR Tuffey 5.2-1-37-1

Southee to Hussey, FOUR, slower ball, short and pulls to deep square leg for another four

Australia 179/4   MEK Hussey 32* (42b 3x4)   TG Southee 6.5-0-32-0

Styris to Hussey, FOUR, drives square of wicket, beating the diving point fielder - crashing into the boundary

Australia 195/4   MEK Hussey 41* (51b 4x4)   SB Styris 6-0-31-0

Southee to Hopes, FOUR, full and wide, square drives with power through point

Australia 230/5   JR Hopes 8* (7b 1x4)   TG Southee 7.4-0-40-0

Bond to Hopes, FOUR, drives hard and gets an edge through the slip area to a fine 3rd man

Australia 252/6   JR Hopes 19* (16b 2x4)   SE Bond 9.2-1-39-2

Southee to Johnson, FOUR, reverse sweeps to 3rd man, flying off the bat to the boundary

Australia 262/6   MG Johnson 12* (9b 1x4)   TG Southee 9.4-0-55-0

Tuffey to Hopes, FOUR, makes room and drives hard through the covers - slightly slower ball there

Australia 268/6   JR Hopes 27* (22b 3x4)   DR Tuffey 8.1-1-59-1





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