Result
2nd Test, Melbourne, Dec 26-29 2019, ICC World Test Championship
467 & 168/5d
(71 ov, target 488)
148 & 240
Australia won by 247 runs
Player Of The Match
Australia
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
DA Warner c Southee b Wagner41641023064.06
JA Burns  b Boult013000.00
M Labuschagne  b de Grandhomme631492186142.28
SPD Smith c Nicholls b Wagner852423548135.12
MS Wade c †Watling b de Grandhomme38781023048.71
TM Head c Santner b Wagner11423433212048.71
TD Paine (c) †lbw b Wagner791381799057.24
MA Starc c Williamson b Southee1350033.33
JL Pattinson not out14113020127.27
PJ Cummins c Latham b Southee058000.00
NM Lyon c Wagner b Southee16100016.66
Extras(b 5, lb 22, w 4)31
TOTAL(155.1 Ov, RR: 3.0, 671 Mts)467
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Joe Burns, 0.4 ov), 2-61 (David Warner, 21.2 ov), 3-144 (Marnus Labuschagne, 49.5 ov), 4-216 (Matthew Wade, 73.3 ov), 5-284 (Steven Smith, 104.4 ov), 6-434 (Tim Paine, 148.1 ov), 7-435 (Mitchell Starc, 149.1 ov), 8-458 (Travis Head, 152.2 ov), 9-463 (Pat Cummins, 153.3 ov), 10-467 (Nathan Lyon, 155.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
TA Boult3139112.9310
TG Southee33.1610333.1010
C de Grandhomme3056822.2610
N Wagner38118342.1810
MJ Santner2018204.1000
TA Blundell301304.3300
New Zealand 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
TWM Latham c †Paine b Cummins501442364034.72
TA Blundell c †Paine b Cummins1519312078.94
KS Williamson (c)c †Paine b Pattinson914360064.28
LRPL Taylor c Burns b Cummins428390014.28
HM Nicholls lbw b Cummins013000.00
BJ Watling c Burns b Pattinson717261041.17
C de Grandhomme c Warner b Starc1133511033.33
MJ Santner c †Paine b Pattinson33254009.37
TG Southee c †Paine b Cummins1011232090.90
N Wagner not out1820342190.00
TA Boult  b Starc813190161.53
Extras(b 4, lb 4, nb 3, w 2)13
TOTAL(54.5 Ov, RR: 2.69, 278 Mts)148
Fall of wickets: 1-23 (Tom Blundell, 5.4 ov), 2-39 (Kane Williamson, 12.2 ov), 3-46 (Ross Taylor, 20.1 ov), 4-46 (Henry Nicholls, 20.2 ov), 5-58 (BJ Watling, 25.2 ov), 6-97 (Colin de Grandhomme, 36.1 ov), 7-112 (Tom Latham, 46.3 ov), 8-116 (Mitchell Santner, 47.6 ov), 9-124 (Tim Southee, 50.6 ov), 10-148 (Trent Boult, 54.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
MA Starc12.543022.3312
PJ Cummins1752851.6410
JL Pattinson1523432.2600
NM Lyon913503.8800
MS Wade1013013.0001
Australia 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
DA Warner c Blundell b Wagner3865863058.46
JA Burns c †Watling b Santner351001472135.00
M Labuschagne run out (Latham/Santner)1933490057.57
SPD Smith c Southee b Wagner711171063.63
MS Wade not out3054861055.55
TM Head  b Wagner2864832043.75
Extras(b 4, lb 4, nb 1, w 2)11
TOTAL(54.2 Ov, RR: 3.09, 234 Mts)168/5d
Fall of wickets: 1-62 (David Warner, 20.1 ov), 2-100 (Marnus Labuschagne, 31.1 ov), 3-110 (Joe Burns, 33.6 ov), 4-110 (Steven Smith, 34.4 ov), 5-168 (Travis Head, 54.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
TA Boult903003.3300
TG Southee1534402.9300
C de Grandhomme501402.8010
N Wagner17.215032.8811
MJ Santner802212.7500
New Zealand 2nd Innings (target: 488 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
TWM Latham c †Paine b Pattinson821441038.09
TA Blundell c Lyon b Labuschagne12121032115057.61
KS Williamson (c)lbw b Pattinson0915000.00
LRPL Taylor  b Pattinson2450050.00
HM Nicholls st †Paine b Lyon3352833163.46
BJ Watling c Warner b Lyon2263853034.92
C de Grandhomme c Warner b Lyon912121075.00
MJ Santner c †Paine b Lyon2746585058.69
TG Southee run out (Pattinson/†Paine)2360066.66
N Wagner not out67111085.71
TA Boult absent hurt-
Extras(lb 7, nb 1, w 2)10
TOTAL(71 Ov, RR: 3.38, 321 Mts)240
Fall of wickets: 1-32 (Tom Latham, 8.4 ov), 2-33 (Kane Williamson, 11.2 ov), 3-35 (Ross Taylor, 11.6 ov), 4-89 (Henry Nicholls, 29.2 ov), 5-161 (BJ Watling, 49.2 ov), 6-172 (Colin de Grandhomme, 51.4 ov), 7-212 (Mitchell Santner, 65.5 ov), 8-214 (Tim Southee, 67.2 ov), 9-240 (Tom Blundell, 70.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
MA Starc1535903.9321
PJ Cummins1844702.6100
JL Pattinson1233532.9100
NM Lyon2348143.5200
M Labuschagne311113.6600
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossNew Zealand , elected to field first
SeriesICC World Test Championship 2019
Player Of The Match
Travis Head
Series resultAustralia led the 3-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 2376
Season2019/20
Match days26,27,28,29 December 2019 (5-day match)
Umpires
Nigel Llong
Marais Erasmus
TV Umpire
Aleem Dar
Reserve Umpire
Gerard Abood
Match Referee
Sir Richie Richardson
PointsAustralia 40, New Zealand 0
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 26 Dec - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 257/4 (SPD Smith 77*, TM Head 25*, 90 ov)
Fri, 27 Dec - day 2 - New Zealand 1st innings 44/2 (TWM Latham 9*, LRPL Taylor 2*, 18 ov)
Sat, 28 Dec - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 137/4 (MS Wade 15*, TM Head 12*, 45 ov)
Sun, 29 Dec - day 4 - New Zealand 2nd innings 240 (71 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 4
  • Australia: 150 runs in 47.6 overs (289 balls), Extras 11
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 96 balls (MS Wade 27, TM Head 23, Ex 0)
  • Innings Break: Australia - 168/5 in 54.2 overs (MS Wade 30)
  • New Zealand 2nd innings
  • Over 11.2: Review by New Zealand (Batting), Umpire - M Erasmus, Batsman - KS Williamson (Struck down - Umpires Call)
  • Lunch: New Zealand - 38/3 in 13.0 overs (TA Blundell 22, HM Nicholls 1)
  • New Zealand: 50 runs in 17.5 overs (107 balls), Extras 6
  • Drinks: New Zealand - 77/3 in 26.0 overs (TA Blundell 35, HM Nicholls 24)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 104 balls (TA Blundell 17, HM Nicholls 33, Ex 4)
  • Over 30.1: Review by Australia (Bowling), Umpire - NJ Llong, Batsman - TA Blundell (Struck down)
  • New Zealand: 100 runs in 34.4 overs (209 balls), Extras 9
  • TA Blundell: 50 off 106 balls (5 x 4)
  • Tea: New Zealand - 131/4 in 39.0 overs (TA Blundell 73, BJ Watling 6)
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 93 balls (TA Blundell 39, BJ Watling 11, Ex 0)
  • New Zealand: 150 runs in 47.4 overs (287 balls), Extras 9
  • Over 54.3: Review by New Zealand (Batting), Umpire - NJ Llong, Batsman - TA Blundell (Upheld)
  • Drinks: New Zealand - 182/6 in 56.0 overs (TA Blundell 90, MJ Santner 8)
  • New Zealand: 200 runs in 61.1 overs (368 balls), Extras 10
  • TA Blundell: 100 off 185 balls (11 x 4)
Day 3
  • Over 20.2: Review by New Zealand (Batting), Umpire - M Erasmus, Batsman - HM Nicholls (Struck down - Umpires Call)
  • New Zealand: 50 runs in 20.5 overs (126 balls), Extras 10
  • Drinks: New Zealand - 63/5 in 29.0 overs (TWM Latham 16, C de Grandhomme 2)
  • Over 36.3: Review by Australia (Bowling), Umpire - M Erasmus, Batsman - MJ Santner (Struck down)
  • New Zealand: 100 runs in 38.1 overs (232 balls), Extras 12
  • Lunch: New Zealand - 102/6 in 42.0 overs (TWM Latham 42, MJ Santner 1)
  • TWM Latham: 50 off 135 balls (4 x 4)
  • Innings Break: New Zealand - 148/10 in 54.5 overs (N Wagner 18)
  • Australia 2nd innings
  • Over 3.1: Review by New Zealand (Bowling), Umpire - M Erasmus, Batsman - DA Warner (Struck down)
  • Tea: Australia - 28/0 in 12.0 overs (DA Warner 16, JA Burns 4)
  • Australia: 50 runs in 16.3 overs (100 balls), Extras 9
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 100 balls (DA Warner 34, JA Burns 7, Ex 9)
  • Drinks: Australia - 98/1 in 29.0 overs (JA Burns 32, M Labuschagne 17)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 30.5 overs (186 balls), Extras 11
  • End Of Day: Australia - 137/4 in 45.0 overs (MS Wade 15, TM Head 12)
Day 2
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 116 balls (SPD Smith 17, TM Head 27, Ex 6)
  • Drinks: Australia - 284/4 in 104.0 overs (SPD Smith 85, TM Head 38)
  • Australia: 300 runs in 107.6 overs (648 balls), Extras 19
  • TM Head: 50 off 109 balls (5 x 4)
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 73 balls (TM Head 19, TD Paine 31, Ex 0)
  • Lunch: Australia - 336/5 in 117.0 overs (TM Head 57, TD Paine 33)
  • Australia: 350 runs in 121.3 overs (729 balls), Extras 19
  • TD Paine: 50 off 72 balls (7 x 4)
  • 6th Wicket: 100 runs in 166 balls (TM Head 42, TD Paine 61, Ex 0)
  • Drinks: Australia - 389/5 in 133.0 overs (TM Head 82, TD Paine 61)
  • Australia: 400 runs in 135.3 overs (813 balls), Extras 20
  • Tea: Australia - 431/5 in 147.0 overs (TM Head 98, TD Paine 77)
  • 6th Wicket: 150 runs in 260 balls (TM Head 61, TD Paine 79, Ex 10)
  • Over 148.1: Review by New Zealand (Bowling), Umpire - M Erasmus, Batsman - TD Paine (Upheld)
  • TM Head: 100 off 222 balls (10 x 4)
  • Over 150.1: Review by New Zealand (Bowling), Umpire - M Erasmus, Batsman - TM Head (Struck down - Umpires Call)
  • Australia: 450 runs in 150.5 overs (905 balls), Extras 31
  • Innings Break: Australia - 467/10 in 155.1 overs (JL Pattinson 14)
  • New Zealand 1st innings
  • Drinks: New Zealand - 29/1 in 9.0 overs (TWM Latham 1, KS Williamson 4)
  • Over 14.2: Review by New Zealand (Batting), Umpire - M Erasmus, Batsman - LRPL Taylor (Upheld)
  • End Of Day: New Zealand - 44/2 in 18.0 overs (TWM Latham 9, LRPL Taylor 2)
Day 1
  • Australia 1st innings
  • Drinks: Australia - 31/1 in 13.0 overs (DA Warner 21, M Labuschagne 8)
  • Australia: 50 runs in 19.1 overs (115 balls), Extras 2
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 111 balls (DA Warner 33, M Labuschagne 15, Ex 2)
  • Lunch: Australia - 67/2 in 26.0 overs (M Labuschagne 23, SPD Smith 1)
  • Drinks: Australia - 99/2 in 40.0 overs (M Labuschagne 35, SPD Smith 21)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 40.1 overs (241 balls), Extras 2
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 118 balls (M Labuschagne 28, SPD Smith 27, Ex 0)
  • M Labuschagne: 50 off 132 balls (4 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Attendance: 80,473
  • Australia: 150 runs in 53.1 overs (319 balls), Extras 3
  • Tea: Australia - 155/3 in 55.0 overs (SPD Smith 41, MS Wade 7)
  • SPD Smith: 50 off 103 balls (5 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 109 balls (SPD Smith 21, MS Wade 21, Ex 8)
  • Australia: 200 runs in 68.5 overs (413 balls), Extras 11
  • Drinks: Australia - 212/3 in 73.0 overs (SPD Smith 63, MS Wade 34)
  • New ball taken after 80 overs
  • Australia: 250 runs in 88.1 overs (529 balls), Extras 13
  • End Of Day: Australia - 257/4 in 90.0 overs (SPD Smith 77, TM Head 25)