Chappell-Hadlee Trophy - 3rd ODI

New Zealand v Australia

Australia won by 6 wickets (with 16 balls remaining)

25.1

Watson to Taylor, no run, short and cut straight to point

25.2

Watson to Taylor, 2 runs, shortish and cut again but off the top edge fine down to third man and Hauitz does really well down there to keep the scoring to two

25.3

Watson to Taylor, no run, full on off stump and Taylor pushes into the off side

25.4

Watson to Taylor, no run, good length on off again and he defends back to the bowler

25.5

Watson to Taylor, 1 run, good length and Taylor moves forward and pushes into the off side through the gap at point

25.6

Watson to Styris, no run, back of a length and Styris drives on the up back to the bowler

New Zealand 137/4   SR Watson 1-0-3-0

27.1

Watson to Taylor, no run, slower ball and Taylor defends into the off side

27.2

Watson to Taylor, no run, good length and driven off the outside half of the bat to point who moves well to save one

27.3

Watson to Taylor, 1 run, fuller outside off and pushed to cover for one

27.4

Watson to Styris, no run, good length and Styris moves back and drives back to the bowler

27.5

Watson to Styris, no run, slower ball, leg cutter, angled into leg stump and Styris plays to mid wicket

27.6

Watson to Styris, 1 run, back of a length at middle stump, Styris is back and pushing to long on from the back foot, good cricket

New Zealand 140/4   SR Watson 2-0-5-0

29.1

Watson to Taylor, no run, back of a length and defended into the off side

29.2

Watson to Taylor, OUT, bumper from Watson and Taylor takes the bait, pulling off the top edge out to Hussey on the square leg fence, he moves forward and takes the catch low down. Watson has a real knack of taking wickets at crucial times and there's another. Advantage Australia. Taylor absolutely furious with himself

LRPL Taylor c Hussey b Watson 62 (90m 66b 4x4 2x6) SR: 93.93

29.3

Watson to Styris, no run, back of a length and Styris defends into the off side

29.4

Watson to Styris, no run, good length again and Styris pushes into the off side

29.5

Watson to Styris, 1 run, back of a length and too straight and Styris whips it through the leg side

29.6

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

New Zealand 147/5   SR Watson 3-0-6-1

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

31.6

Watson to Styris, 1 run, fuller on middle stump and Styris drives comfortably to long on

New Zealand 156/5   SR Watson 4-0-9-1

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

41.3

Watson to Styris, SIX, back of a length but just a fraction too straight and Styris whips him over backward square for a maximum. Great timing

41.4

Watson to Styris, no run, better length and played into the off side

41.5

Watson to Styris, OUT, fuller from Watson, Styris tires to hit him straight down the ground over the top, he plays too early and gets it high in the air and Harris moves forward from long off to take the catch at mid off

SB Styris c Harris b Watson 41 (79m 51b 1x4 1x6) SR: 80.39

41.6

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

New Zealand 213/6   SR Watson 5-0-16-2

43.1

Watson to Bond, no run, good bouncer and Bond ducks underneath

43.2

Watson to Bond, no run, back of a length at the body and Bond plays back along the pitch

43.3

Watson to Bond, 1 run, full on off stump and driven firmly to mid off

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   SR Watson 6-0-26-2
Series Results
New Zealand v Australia at Wellington - Mar 13, 2010
New Zealand won by 51 runs
New Zealand v Australia at Auckland - Mar 11, 2010
Australia won by 6 wickets (with 17 balls remaining) (D/L method)
New Zealand v Australia at Hamilton - Mar 9, 2010
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New Zealand v Australia at Auckland - Mar 6, 2010
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New Zealand v Australia at Napier - Mar 3, 2010
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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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