Result
(D/N)ICC World Twenty20 Warm-up Matches at The Oval, Jun 2 2009
147
(19.2/20 ov, target 148)
151/3
Australia won by 7 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
1y
• George Binoy

Ponting and Johnson see off New Zealand

Australia brushed aside New Zealand by seven wickets in a proficient warm-up display at The Oval

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Scorecard summary
New Zealand147(19.5 overs)
Australia151/3(19.2 overs)

Australia have won by seven wickets, they paced their chase beautifully.

Clarke and Ponting set it up after the openers fell in the space of five balls.

19.2
4
NL McCullum to Symonds, FOUR runs
and that's that, Symonds ends the match with a neat clip off the pads towards square leg
19.1
1
NL McCullum to Clarke, 1 run
Clarke levels the scores by chipping one over midwicket
end of over 198 runs
AUS: 146/3CRR: 7.68 • RRR: 2.00 • Need 2 from 6b
Andrew Symonds13 (10)
Michael Clarke48 (37)
Daniel Vettori4-0-28-1

Australia need only 2 off the last over, which will be bowled by Nathan McCullum.

18.6
Vettori to Symonds, no run
Symonds cuts but straight to short third man
18.5
2
Vettori to Symonds, 2 runs
Symonds nudges the ball gently into the large gap at midwicket
18.4
2
Vettori to Symonds, 2 runs
Symonds waits for the ball and cuts it wide enough of the fielder at third man to complete the second
18.3
1
Vettori to Clarke, 1 run
shorter length and Clarke cuts hard off the back foot
18.2
1
Vettori to Symonds, 1 run
Symonds moves back and cuts the ball through point
18.1
2
Vettori to Symonds, 2 runs
Symonds plays a paddle sweep to fine leg
end of over 188 runs
AUS: 138/3CRR: 7.66 • RRR: 5.00 • Need 10 from 12b
Andrew Symonds6 (5)
Michael Clarke47 (36)
James Franklin4-1-27-2
17.6
1
Franklin to Symonds, 1 run
driven off the back foot through point
17.6
1w
Franklin to Symonds, 1 wide
full ball down the leg side, Symonds can;t connect with the glance
17.5
1
Franklin to Clarke, 1 run
driven towards deep point for one more
17.4
1
Franklin to Symonds, 1 run
cut off the back foot towards deep point
17.3
4
Franklin to Symonds, FOUR runs
Symonds slashes hard and skies the ball high in the air over point, the fielder comes screaming in from the deep but can;t reach the catch, what's more the ball beats him and goes for four
17.2
Franklin to Symonds, no run
Symonds stays on the back foot and dabs the ball to backward point again
17.1
Franklin to Symonds, no run
Symonds cuts the ball but can't beat backward point
end of over 175 runs • 1 wicket
AUS: 130/3CRR: 7.64 • RRR: 6.00 • Need 18 from 18b
Michael Clarke46 (35)
Daniel Vettori3-0-20-1
16.6
w
Vettori to Ponting, OUT
Ponting's gone! He tried to loft Vettori over the long-off boundary but didn't time it well and holed out to the fielder in the deep
RT Ponting c Oram b Vettori 56 (40b 5x4 2x6) SR: 140.00
16.5
1
Vettori to Clarke, 1 run
driven through cover for one more
16.4
1
Vettori to Ponting, 1 run
Ponting sweeps and collects a single towards long leg
Match details
Kennington Oval, London
TossNew Zealand , elected to bat first
SeriesICC World Twenty20 Warm-up Matches 2009
Players per side13(11 batting, 11 fielding)
Season2009
Hours of play (local time)17.30 start, First Session 17.30-18.50, Interval 18.50-19.10, Second Session 19.10-20.30
Match days2 June 2009 - day/night match (20-over match)
Umpires
Steve O'Shaughnessy
Marais Erasmus
Reserve Umpire
Rod Tucker