Australia tour of New Zealand, 3rd ODI: New Zealand v Australia at Hamilton, Mar 9, 2010
Australia won by 6 wickets (with 16 balls remaining)
9 March 2010 - day/night match (50-over match)
0.1

Harris to McCullum, no run, good channel from Harris and we see some nice swing away from McCullum as he pushes at the line but misses

0.2

Harris to McCullum, 1 run, good shape again but a fraction shorter and McCullum guides it down to third man to get underway

0.4

Harris to McCullum, 1 run, full and it swings away and McCullum drives off the outside half of the bat to Voges at point wo dives and misfields to allow the single

New Zealand 3/0   BB McCullum 2* (3b)
1.1

Bollinger to McCullum, no run, good length and angled across McCullum who leaves it alone

1.2

Bollinger to McCullum, FOUR, good length, a fraction too much width, McCullum is back and driving off the back foot over where third slip would be and races away for four, beating third man

1.3

Bollinger to McCullum, no run, McCullum advances and Bollinger angles the ball straight across him and he leaves it alone

1.4

Bollinger to McCullum, 2 runs, slightly fuller and McCullum moves forward and punches through straight mid wicket for a couple, good timing

1.5

Bollinger to McCullum, no run, back of a length and McCullum moves back and defends powerfully back past the bowler

1.6

Bollinger to McCullum, no run, good length again and angled across McCullum who is content on leaving. No movement for Bollinger but he's still smiling

New Zealand 13/1   BB McCullum 8* (9b 1x4)
2.3

Harris to McCullum, no run, back of a length and McCullum trie to flick it off his hip but misses and it takes him on the thigh

2.4

Harris to McCullum, 1 run, good length forces McCullum back and he pushes into the covers nicely for a single

New Zealand 15/1   BB McCullum 9* (11b 1x4)
3.1

Bollinger to McCullum, no run, back of a length and McCullum is back and defending neatly into the off side

3.2

Bollinger to McCullum, no run, good length on off stump and McCullum plays back down the pitch

3.3

Bollinger to McCullum, FOUR, decent length but McCullum is onto it in a flash and pulls over square leg for four. McCullum is just so quick on his feet and his hands are even quicker through the ball

3.4

Bollinger to McCullum, 1 run, slightly fuller and McCullum tries to overhit it through the covers but mistimes it and can only get one

New Zealand 25/1   BB McCullum 14* (15b 2x4)
4.1

Harris to McCullum, no run, McCullum advances and crashes it to point where Hussey parries it to Voges and there is no run

4.2

Harris to McCullum, 2 runs, back of a length angled into middle stump and McCullum woorks it into mid wicket and they take a couple. Well run by this electric pair

4.3

Harris to McCullum, (no ball) 1 run, Harris oversteps again and McCullum square drives through the hand of Voges at point to third man. Another free-hit coming up

4.4

Harris to McCullum, FOUR, uses his feet and drives on the up past mid off for four

4.5

Harris to McCullum, no run, good reply as Harris hits the hole perfectly and McCullum digs it out

4.6

Harris to McCullum, no run, back of a length and outside off, McCullum pushes to Hussey at cover point

New Zealand 34/1   BB McCullum 21* (21b 3x4)
6.1

Johnson to McCullum, 1 run, half volley on off stump to get underway and McCullum drives straight to mid off for a single

6.3

Johnson to McCullum, 1 run, slightly slower this time and it's back of a length and McCullum works it off his hip

New Zealand 45/1   BB McCullum 23* (23b 3x4)
7.1

Bollinger to McCullum, no run, Bollinger is around the wicket and has McCullum defending back down the pitch

7.2

Bollinger to McCullum, OUT, good length, McCullum moves back and looks to push into the off side, it takes the inside edge back onto his pads and then onto the stumps and Bollinger is rapt with that. Well bowled, the change of angle did the trick

BB McCullum b Bollinger 23 (33m 25b 3x4 0x6) SR: 92.00

New Zealand 45/2   BB McCullum 23 (25b 3x4)
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