Player of the Match
Player of the Match
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    2.2 Early strike! fraction short around the off stump, Gilchrist tries to pull but gets on top off the bat, mistimes straight to mid-on, easy catch taken by Cairns 10/1
    21.2 flat and turning in from good length, inside edge to short fine leg, Symonds calls for the single, Hamish Marshall quick to the ball and hits the non-striker stumps, Katich is well short, Aleem Dar gives it out 101/4
    8.5 Gone! good length delivery outside off stump, swinging away, Ponting stretches forward and pushes at it, gets the nick to McCullum who takes a simple catch, important wicket for Kiwies 47/2
    11.4 One more! short and wide outside off stump, Hodge goes back and cuts it in the air, straight to Hamish Marshall at point who takes a low catch 50/3
    156
    127
    149
    12
    8
    122.83
    49.4 Atlast Symonds gets out! arm ball, good length delivery, Symonds makes room and tries to slash but gets beaten, ball knocks over the stumps, excellent innings coming to an end 321/5
    not out
    82
    77
    110
    9
    0
    106.49
    not out
    1
    1
    1
    0
    0
    100.00
    Extras
    11 (lb 4, nb 4, w 3)
    TOTAL
    322/5 (50 Overs, RR: 6.44)
    Fall of wickets: 1-10 (AC Gilchrist, 2.2 ov), 2-47 (RT Ponting, 8.5 ov), 3-50 (BJ Hodge, 11.4 ov), 4-101 (SM Katich, 21.2 ov), 5-321 (A Symonds, 49.4 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEcon0s4s6sWDNB
    KD Mills1006026.0000012
    JEC Franklin403609.0000012
    CL Cairns906617.3300000
    JDP Oram503907.8000000
    SB Styris1004604.6000010
    DL Vettori1005115.1000000
    NJ Astle2020010.0000000
  • BATSMEN
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    4s
    6s
    SR
    14.1 Strike! short of length delivery on the off stump, Vincent moves onside and tries to slash, gets the nick to Gilchrist who takes a simple catch 93/1
    16.1 short delivery on the off stump, Astle goes back and tries to pull over mid-wicket, gets the leading edge and the ball goes high up, Clark takes the skier at fine leg 98/2
    19.1 One more down! fraction short on the off stump, McMillan goes for the pull but hurried up, gets on top of the bat and the ball loops straight to Hussey at mid-wicket who takes an easy catch 109/3
    24.1 Gone! flat and short of length on the middle stump, turning in, Hamish goes back and tries to pull, misses it completely and gets right in front 134/4
    25
    32
    40
    1
    0
    78.12
    30.4 flighted ball on the middle and leg stump, Styris moves forward and chips it straight back to the bowler, simple catch taken, soft dismissal 156/5
    41 Strike from Lewis! short of length on the stumps, Cairns tries to hit it over long-on but doesn't time it well, straight to Lee at long-on 237/6
    41
    40
    64
    5
    0
    102.50
    44.3 Oram exposes his stumps, Lee bowls a bouncer on the leg stump, Oram cuts it and ball loops straight to Clark at thirdman 271/7
    49.3 Run Out! good length, driven straight to Clarke at point, they take off for a dangerous single and Clarke hits at the bowlers end 319/9
    47.2 driven to long-off, McCullum calls for the second, Hussey covers and throws it flat to Gilchrist who collects it cleanly and uproots the stumps, James well short of the crease 295/8
    not out
    8
    6
    21
    1
    0
    133.33
    49.5 All Over! pitched up on the off stump, driven back to the bowler, Lewis misfields on his follow-through and ball loops up, Vettori goes for the single and Lewis quick to get to the ball, dives and takes off the bails 320/10
    Extras
    20 (lb 10, nb 2, w 8)
    TOTAL
    320 all out (49.5 Overs, RR: 6.42)
    Did not bat: JEC Franklin
    Fall of wickets: 1-93 (L Vincent, 14.1 ov), 2-98 (NJ Astle, 16.1 ov), 3-109 (CD McMillan, 19.1 ov), 4-134 (HJH Marshall, 24.1 ov), 5-156 (SB Styris, 30.4 ov), 6-237 (CL Cairns, 40.6 ov), 7-271 (JDP Oram, 44.3 ov), 8-295 (JAH Marshall, 47.2 ov), 9-319 (BB McCullum, 49.3 ov), 10-320 (KD Mills, 49.5 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEcon0s4s6sWDNB
    B Lee1008518.5000022
    NW Bracken704907.0000000
    ML Lewis9.505635.6900000
    SR Clark1004914.9000000
    GB Hogg703424.8500010
    A Symonds603706.1600010

Match Details

Toss

Australia , elected to bat first

Player Of The Match

Series result

Australia led the 3-match series 2-0

Match number

Season

Match days

7 December 2005 - day/night match (50-over match)

ODI debut

New Zealand replacement

JAH Marshall for JEC Franklin (New Zealand innings, 43.2 ov)

Australia replacement

ML Lewis for SM Katich (New Zealand innings, 8.0 ov)

TV Umpires

Match Referee

Match Notes

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