result
2nd ODI (D/N), Wellington, Dec 7 2005, Australia tour of New Zealand
(49.5/50 ov, target 323)320
Australia won by 2 runs
player of the match
15y
• The Bulletin by Peter English

Australia clinch a heart-stopper

A magnificent day of big-hitting inspired by Andrew Symonds ended in a desperate finish as the debutant Mick Lewis sealed the series with a run out for a two-run victory

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Scorecard summary
Australia322/5(50 overs)
New Zealand320/10(49.5 overs)
Lou Vincent71 (49)
Chris Cairns60 (52)
Mick Lewis3/56(9.5)
Brad Hogg2/34(7)

TV umpire is called for and the red light flashes, 2 runs victory for Aussies

Aussies win by 2 runs and with that they bag the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy, 2005-06

Please join us for the last match of this series on 10th to be played at Christchurch

49.5
W
Lewis to Mills, OUT

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

Kyle Mills run out (Lewis) 0 (2m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0
49.4
1
Lewis to Vettori, 1 run

fuller length ball, pushed to short mid-wicket region

49.3
W
Lewis to McCullum, OUT

Run Out! good length, driven straight to Clarke at point, they take off for a dangerous single and Clarke hits at the bowlers end

Brendon McCullum run out (Clarke) 48 (54m 33b 5x4 0x6) SR: 145.45
49.2
1
Lewis to Vettori, 1 run

yorker outside off stump, Vettori drops it to short cover region and crosses over for a single, 4 off 4 needed

49.1
1
Lewis to McCullum, 1 run

pitched up, driven down to long-off, looking for a second but the fielder moves in quickly and cuts it off

end of over 4918 runs
NZ: 317/8CRR: 6.46 • RRR: 6.00 • Need 6 from 6b
Brendon McCullum48 (31)
Daniel Vettori6 (4)
Brett Lee9-0-74-0

6 runs needed off the last over, Lewis is given the ball

48.6
1
Lee to McCullum, 1 run

pitched up, driven to long-off

48.5
Lee to McCullum, no run

pitched up, turned to mid-wicket

No-ball signalled by umpire Bowden as there was only 3 players inside the circle!

48.5
3nb
Lee to McCullum, (no ball) 2 runs

short of length on the stumps, McCullum swings it to deep mid-wicket but not a well-timed shot and they pick a couple of runs

48.4
1
Lee to Vettori, 1 run

glided to thirdman region, 10 runs off 8 balls

48.3
4
Lee to Vettori, FOUR runs

good length ball around the off stump, moving away a bit, Vettori goes back and taps it late behind point, ball races away to the fence, clever shot!

48.2
1
Lee to McCullum, 1 run

short delivery on the off stump, McCullum smashes flat in the air, one bounce to deep cover

48.2
1w
Lee to McCullum, 1 wide

bouncer high and over the batsman, McCullum ducks underneath

48.2
5nb
Lee to McCullum, (no ball) FOUR runs

beamer straight into the leg stump, McCullum tries to avoid it, gets the edge and ball rolls down to thirdman fence

48.1
2
Lee to McCullum, 2 runs

slower delivery pitched up on the middle stump, McCullum mistimes his hit, ball loops over the bowler

end of over 486 runs • 1 wicket
NZ: 299/8CRR: 6.22 • RRR: 12.00 • Need 24 from 12b
Daniel Vettori1 (2)
Brendon McCullum38 (25)
Stuart Clark10-0-50-1
47.6
Clark to Vettori, no run

pushed back to the bowler

47.5
1
Clark to McCullum, 1 run

driven to long-off

47.4
2
Clark to McCullum, 2 runs

on the leg stump, flicked to deep mid-wicket

47.3
1
Clark to Vettori, 1 run

driven to long-off

47.2
W
Clark to Marshall, 1 run, OUT

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

James Marshall run out (Hussey/†Gilchrist) 6 (15m 7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 85.71
47.1
1lb
Clark to McCullum, 1 leg bye
Match details
Westpac Stadium, Wellington
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of New Zealand
Season2005/06
Player Of The Match
Andrew Symonds
Andrew Symonds
Series resultAustralia led the 3-match series 2-0
Match numberODI no. 2302
Match days - daynight match (50-over match)
Player Replacement
James Marshall for James Franklin (New Zealand 1st innings, 43.2 ov)
Mick Lewis for Simon Katich (New Zealand 1st innings, 8.0 ov)
ODI debut
Mick Lewis
Mick Lewis
Umpires
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Aleem Dar
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Billy Bowden
TV Umpire
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Tony Hill
Match Referee
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Ranjan Madugalle