Player of the Match
Player of the Match
    26.1 quicker delivery and Watson drives, plays a fraction too early and hits it to Taylor at mid wicket That breakthrough is a big one for the home side and is reward for some good tight bowling to Watson over the last 5-8 overs 96/5
    6.3 Bond bounces him out, a good quick bouncer tkes Haddin high on the bat as he pulls and it loops to Southee at square leg 27/1
    6.4 good quick bumper to Ponting first up and he is surprised by the pace, shapes to pull but then decides against it, it takes him on the helmet, close to his gloves and it goes through to Hopkins, New Zealand go up and ask the question and umpire Baxter raises the finger 27/2
    12.6 good length ball and White tries to hit over the top again but closes the face slightly and it goes high in the air and Vettori moves back from mid off to take the catch, important breakthrough from the hosts 46/3
    19.6 back of a length and he tries to cut but misses and it goes through to Hopkins, the New Zealanders appeal in unison and Asad Rauf gives it out. Voges might be unlucky there 72/4
    38.3 yorker length from Southee and Hussey goes down on one knee trying to lap it but he misses and the ball cannons into leg stump, crucial breakthrough for New Zealand as they have the dangerman back in the hut 146/6
    45.1 Vettori tosses it up and Hopes tries to loft it straight down the ground, he mistimes it and hits it high in the air to Guptill at long off 186/9
    40.2 length ball from Southee and Johnson tries to swing it high into the stands but he mistimes it and Franklin gets underneath it at long on and takes the catch 157/7
    44.4 full and wide of off, Hauritz has to reach for it and he drives, gets underneath it and scoops it to Styris at backward point 186/8
    46.1 Bond goes full and McKay lofts a drive over the off side field, Southee moves in from the boundary and comes forward to catch the ball low down in front of his body and New Zealand claim the dead-rubber by 51 runs 190/10
    not out
    5 (lb 1, w 4)
    190 all out (46.1 Overs, RR: 4.11)
    Fall of wickets: 1-27 (BJ Haddin, 6.3 ov), 2-27 (RT Ponting, 6.4 ov), 3-46 (CL White, 12.6 ov), 4-72 (AC Voges, 19.6 ov), 5-96 (SR Watson, 26.1 ov), 6-146 (MEK Hussey, 38.3 ov), 7-157 (MG Johnson, 40.2 ov), 8-186 (NM Hauritz, 44.4 ov), 9-186 (JR Hopes, 45.1 ov), 10-190 (CJ McKay, 46.1 ov)
    SE Bond9.112642.83382000
    DR Tuffey8.004105.12245000
    DL Vettori10.013913.90353020
    TG Southee9.003644.00292010
    NL McCullum8.003113.87252010
    SB Styris2.001608.0032000

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