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)

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


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


Harris to Ingram, 1 run, back of a length and Ingram is back and pushing into the off side for a quick single. Harris moves sharply to his left but can't prevent the single


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


Harris to Ingram, FOUR, back of a length and straight and Ingram stands tall and pulls in front of square leg for four


Harris to Ingram, OUT, cracking delivery from Harris, he hits a good length and Ingram plays without intent and edges through to Haddin who takes the simplest of catches. Great start for Australia

PJ Ingram c †Haddin b Harris 5 (4m 3b 1x4 0x6) SR: 166.66

New Zealand 7/1   RJ Harris 1-0-7-1

Harris to Guptill, no run, great start to Guptill, Harris hits a perfect length and gets Guptill to play as he defends back to the bowler


Harris to Guptill, 1 run, angled into the pads and Guptill is underway playing to fine leg


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


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


Harris to Guptill, no run, Harris continues to hit a good length and Guptill is in behind it solidly and defending into the off side


Harris to Guptill, 1 no ball, Harris oversteps this time, hits a good channel and Guptill is back and defending


Harris to Guptill, FOUR, Guptill moves back in the crease and Harris tries to hit the hole but offers width and Guptill crunches him through the covers for four

New Zealand 20/1   RJ Harris 2-0-14-1

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


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


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


Harris to Guptill, 1 run, length ball and Guptill heaves it into the leg side but without any timing and straight to deep square leg


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


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


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

New Zealand 34/1   RJ Harris 3-0-23-1

Harris to Taylor, no run, superb delivery from Harris beats Taylor outside off. Taylor looks at the pitch as though that moved a fraction


Harris to Taylor, no run, back of a length and Taylor plays early trying to work it through square leg and it falls into the leg side off the edge


Harris to Taylor, no run, full and pushed into the off side


Harris to Taylor, no run, Harris continues to demand a lot of the batsmen, hitting a great length and Taylor defends to extra cover


Harris to Taylor, no run, back of a length at middle stump and Taylor plays to mid wicket


Harris to Taylor, FOUR, finally Harris misses his channel and it's short and wide and Taylor cuts just over the top of point for four

New Zealand 59/3   RJ Harris 4-0-27-1

Harris to Broom, no run, cracking yorker from Harris and Broom digs it out


Harris to Broom, FOUR, good channel and Broom drives off the outside edge through where first slip would've been and Haddin isn't able to move to get anywhere near it and it runs away for four


Harris to Broom, FOUR, four more to Broom and Harris strays in line and Broom clips it fine past fine leg for four


Harris to Broom, no run, angled into leg stump and Broom works it to mid wicket


Harris to Broom, no run, good yorker again from Harris and Broom plays it into the leg side


Harris to Broom, no run, good length attacking off stump and Broom defends back to Harris who shapes to throw the keepers' stumps down but holds back

New Zealand 73/3   RJ Harris 5-0-35-1

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


Harris to Styris, 4 runs, good length and Styris moves back and punches through straight mid wicket off the back foot, Bollinger chases it down and flicks it back inside the rope but nobody is following him to collect. He hits the picket fence and stays down. Menawhile the batsmen run four. Bollinger stays down and the medical staff come on to assess him and the umpires decide to take drinks


Harris to Styris, 1 run, angled into the pads and Styris clips it through square leg


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


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


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   RJ Harris 6-0-43-1

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


Harris to Bond, 1 run, low full toss driven to point


Harris to Southee, 1 run, edged to Haddin and he dives to his right one handed and yorks himself and can't hold onto it


Harris to Bond, 1 run, good length driven to point again for another single


Harris to Southee, OUT, Southee walks slightly across his stumps and tries to work it through the leg side and it sneaks past his pads and takes leg stump and New Zealand sink further into trouble! Harris with another breakthrough

TG Southee b Harris 1 (2m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00


Harris to Mason, 2 runs, full on leg stick and clipped to long leg for a couple

New Zealand 245/9   RJ Harris 7-0-48-3





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