Chappell-Hadlee Trophy - 3rd ODI

New Zealand v Australia

Australia won by 6 wickets (with 16 balls remaining)

29.6

Watson to Hopkins, no run, good length has Hopkins fending into the point region

New Zealand 147/5   GJ Hopkins 0* (1b)

31.1

Watson to Hopkins, no run, good channel to Hopkins and he's in behind it defending back to the bowler

31.2

Watson to Hopkins, no run, back of a length and Hopkins pushes into the off side but can't find a gap

31.3

Watson to Hopkins, 1 wide, short from Watson and Hopkins moves inside the line and it's called wide down leg

31.3

Watson to Hopkins, no run, Watson continues to ask questions, attacking the stumps and Hopkins pushes back along the pitch

31.4

Watson to Hopkins, no run, slower ball brings Hopkins forward and he plays to point, calls yes, but Styris says no straight away

31.5

Watson to Hopkins, 1 run, good length hurries Hopkins up and he pushes towards mid on for a single

New Zealand 155/5   GJ Hopkins 1* (6b)

32.3

Hopes to Hopkins, no run, Hopkins comes forward and plays into the off side

32.4

Hopes to Hopkins, 1 run, fuller this time and Hopkins drives through the gap at point to the sweeper on the off side

32.6

Hopes to Hopkins, 1 run, back of a length outside off and Hopkins plays neatly into the gap at point

New Zealand 162/5   GJ Hopkins 3* (9b)

33.1

Harris to Hopkins, 1 run, wide of off stump and Hopkins guides it fine to third man

33.4

Harris to Hopkins, no run, yorker played nicely to mid wicket

33.5

Harris to Hopkins, no run, good channel and Hopkins plays and misses just outside off

33.6

Harris to Hopkins, 2 runs, angled into the pads and Hopkins chips it through mid wicket for a couple to Hussey who moves around nicely from square leg on the fence to collect

New Zealand 170/5   GJ Hopkins 6* (13b)

34.2

Hopes to Hopkins, 1 run, good channel and Hopkins pushes into the off side with his bottom hand

34.5

Hopes to Hopkins, no run, great channel again and Hopkins is beaten outside off stump

34.6

Hopes to Hopkins, FOUR, a fraction fuller and Hopkins hammers it between the two men inside the circle at point for four. Great gapping from the wee man

New Zealand 177/5   GJ Hopkins 11* (16b 1x4)

35.2

Bollinger to Hopkins, 1 run, around the wicket to Hopkins and he gets an inside edge to the sweeper at square leg

35.4

Bollinger to Hopkins, 1 leg bye, Hopkins moves across to off stump and tries to defend into the leg side, it takes him low on the torso and it runs towards third man

35.6

Bollinger to Hopkins, no run, bumper from Bollinger and Hopkins goes underneath and tries to ramp it but misses

New Zealand 182/5   GJ Hopkins 12* (19b 1x4)

36.3

Hauritz to Hopkins, 1 run, short again outside off and Hopkins drives through point to the sweeper

36.5

Hauritz to Hopkins, no run, well flighted outside off and Hopkins comes forward and tries to play into the off side but misses and Haddin takes the bails off but he never left the crease

36.6

Hauritz to Hopkins, 1 run, tossed up outside off and Hopkins moves across his stumps and plays through square leg

New Zealand 186/5   GJ Hopkins 14* (22b 1x4)

37.1

Bollinger to Hopkins, no run, good channel played to point

37.2

Bollinger to Hopkins, no run, Hopkins comes forward and plays off the inside edge to White at mid wicket

37.3

Bollinger to Hopkins, no run, fuller on off stump and Hopkins tries to whip it straight through the leg side but hits it to White again at mid wicket

37.4

Bollinger to Hopkins, no run, good bouncer from Bollinger forces Hopkins to go underneath as he looks to ramp but pulls out

37.5

Bollinger to Hopkins, 1 run, back of a length and Hopkins comes forward and uses the pace, playing to Voges at point but he misfields to allow a single

New Zealand 187/5   GJ Hopkins 15* (27b 1x4)

38.1

Hauritz to Hopkins, no run, nicely flighted outside off and Hopkins tries to sweep but can't get enough on it

38.2

Hauritz to Hopkins, 1 run, Hopkins walks across his stumps and whips it through the leg side

38.4

Hauritz to Hopkins, no run, played straight to mid wicket from outside off

38.5

Hauritz to Hopkins, 1 run, short and wide and cut to deep point

New Zealand 190/5   GJ Hopkins 17* (31b 1x4)

39.2

Bollinger to Hopkins, no run, full and clipped to mid wicket from just outside off stump

39.3

Bollinger to Hopkins, SIX, Bollinger goes short and Hopkins upper cuts over third man for six. Daryl Tuffey, who is not playing due to a calf strain, stands up off his seat and takes a comfortable catch in the stands

39.4

Bollinger to Hopkins, 1 run, angled into the hip and he collects into the leg side

39.6

Bollinger to Hopkins, 1 run, short and cut to point, Voges dives to save it but can't hold onto it and they get a single

New Zealand 201/5   GJ Hopkins 25* (35b 1x4 1x6)

40.1

Johnson to Hopkins, 1 run, full and pushed into the off side for a single

40.4

Johnson to Hopkins, 1 run, full and Hopkins drives off the inside edge onto his foot and into the off side for a quick single

40.6

Johnson to Hopkins, 1 run, around the wicket and full, Hopkins square drives to the point sweeper, well timed but he couldn't find a bigger gap in the deep

New Zealand 206/5   GJ Hopkins 28* (38b 1x4 1x6)

41.1

Watson to Hopkins, no run, half volley driven to cover

41.2

Watson to Hopkins, 1 run, short and cut over point to the sweeper on the bounce, well timed but he couldn't pick the gap in the deep

41.6

Watson to Hopkins, no run, fuller again and driven to mid off

New Zealand 213/6   GJ Hopkins 29* (41b 1x4 1x6)

42.3

Johnson to Hopkins, no run, full outside off and driven to cover

42.4

Johnson to Hopkins, 1 wide, full and too wide of off stump

42.4

Johnson to Hopkins, no run, back of a length and worked off his hip to short fine leg

42.5

Johnson to Hopkins, no run, 150 kph, good length outside off, Hopkins tries to drive through the off side but misses

42.6

Johnson to Hopkins, no run, good length on middle and played into the on side

New Zealand 214/7   GJ Hopkins 29* (45b 1x4 1x6)

43.4

Watson to Hopkins, FOUR, good length and Hopkins punches on the up over cover for four. That's a difficult stroke to play but he made it look quite easy

43.5

Watson to Hopkins, FOUR, Hopkins goes inside the line and helps it on it's way over short fine leg for four

43.6

Watson to Hopkins, 1 run, yorker speared into off stump and Hopkins digs it out to mid on for a single

New Zealand 224/7   GJ Hopkins 38* (48b 3x4 1x6)

44.1

Johnson to Hopkins, SIX, Hopkins goes deep in the crease and pulls off the top edge over fine leg for six. Crucial runs for New Zealand and Hopkins playing a very handy role at the death here

44.2

Johnson to Hopkins, 1 run, fuller and driven to long on

New Zealand 231/7   GJ Hopkins 45* (50b 3x4 2x6)

45.1

Harris to Hopkins, OUT, low full toss and Hopkins drives in the air to Watson at mid off. He got underneath it but got it high on the blade with no timing whatsoever. Important breakthrough for Australia with only Southee and Mason to come

GJ Hopkins c Watson b Harris 45 (73m 51b 3x4 2x6) SR: 88.23

New Zealand 240/8   GJ Hopkins 45 (51b 3x4 2x6)
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Photos

Mar 9, 2010

Adam Voges and Cameron White shake hands after guiding Australia to victory, New Zealand v Australia, 3rd ODI, Hamilton, March 9, 2010

Adam Voges and Cameron White shake hands after guiding Australia to victory

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Mar 9, 2010

Brad Haddin celebrates his second one-day international century, New Zealand v Australia, 3rd ODI, Hamilton, March 9, 2010

Brad Haddin celebrates his second one-day international century

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