Result
3rd Test, Auckland, Mar 26-29 2005, Australia tour of New Zealand
292 & 254
(29.3 ov, target 164)
383 & 166/1
Australia won by 9 wickets
Player Of The Match
Australia
Match centre 
Scorecard summary
New Zealand292(116.2 overs)1st Innings
Australia383(118.1 overs)1st Innings
James Franklin6/119(26.1)
Nathan Astle1/50(21)
New Zealand254(69.2 overs)2nd Innings
Nathan Astle69 (107)
Glenn McGrath4/40(16.2)
Shane Warne4/77(23)
Australia166/1(29.3 overs)2nd Innings
end of over 304 runs
AUS: 166/1CRR: 5.62 
Justin Langer59 (76)
Ricky Ponting86 (84)
Paul Wiseman3.3-0-13-0
Nathan Astle7-0-33-0
29.3
4
Wiseman to Langer, FOUR runs
29.2
Wiseman to Langer, no run
29.1
Wiseman to Langer, no run
end of over 298 runs
AUS: 162/1CRR: 5.58 
Ricky Ponting86 (84)
Justin Langer55 (73)
Nathan Astle7-0-33-0
Paul Wiseman3-0-9-0
28.6
Astle to Ponting, no run
28.5
Astle to Ponting, no run
28.4
4
Astle to Ponting, FOUR runs
28.3
Astle to Ponting, no run
28.2
4
Astle to Ponting, FOUR runs
28.1
Astle to Ponting, no run
end of over 285 runs
AUS: 154/1CRR: 5.5 
Justin Langer55 (73)
Ricky Ponting78 (78)
Paul Wiseman3-0-9-0
Nathan Astle6-0-25-0
27.6
4
Wiseman to Langer, FOUR runs
27.5
Wiseman to Langer, no run
27.4
Wiseman to Langer, no run
27.3
Wiseman to Langer, no run
27.2
1
Wiseman to Ponting, 1 run
27.1
Wiseman to Ponting, no run
end of over 278 runs
AUS: 149/1CRR: 5.51 
Ricky Ponting77 (76)
Justin Langer51 (69)
Nathan Astle6-0-25-0
Chris Martin8-1-51-0
26.6
1
Astle to Ponting, 1 run
26.5
Astle to Ponting, no run
26.4
Astle to Ponting, no run
Best performances - batsmen
RT Ponting
105 runs (110)
13 fours
4 sixes
Control95%
Productive shot
leg glance
24 runs
3 fours
0 sixes
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RT Ponting
86 runs (84)
12 fours
2 sixes
Control83%
Productive shot
pull/hook on back foot
22 runs
5 fours
0 sixes
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Best performances - bowlers
JEC Franklin
O
26.1
M
3
R
119
W
6
Eco
4.54
GD McGrath
O
16.2
M
5
R
40
W
4
Eco
2.44
Match details
Eden Park, Auckland
TossNew Zealand , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of New Zealand
Player Of The Match
Ricky Ponting
Player Of The Series
Adam Gilchrist
Series resultAustralia won the 3-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 1744
Season2004/05
Match days26,27,28,29 March 2005 (5-day match)
Test debut
James Marshall
Umpires
Rudi Koertzen
Jeremy Lloyds
TV Umpire
Doug Cowie
Match Referee
Sir Clive Lloyd