result
3rd ODI (D/N), Christchurch, Dec 10 2005, Australia tour of New Zealand
(49/50 ov)332/8
New Zealand won by 2 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)
player of the match
Scott Styris
New Zealand
15y
• Peter English

Styris and McCullum seal miracle victory

A Scott Styris hundred and a last-gasp half-century from Brendon McCullum surged New Zealand to a world-record chase of 332 for 8

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Scorecard summary
Australia331/7(50 overs)
New Zealand332/8(49 overs)
49.1
1
Symonds to Vettori, 1 run
end of over 4920 runs
NZ: 332/8CRR: 6.77  • Need 0 from 6b
Daniel Vettori23 (12)
Brendon McCullum50 (25)
Mick Lewis9-0-77-1
Andrew Symonds8-0-52-1
48.6
1
Lewis to Vettori, 1 run

Lewis to Vettori, good line and length delivery, Vettori gets an edge, 1 run, fielded by Symonds

48.6
1w
Lewis to Vettori, 1 wide

(wide) Lewis to Vettori, just short of a length, no runs

48.5
4
Lewis to Vettori, FOUR runs

Lewis to Vettori, just short of a length, Vettori pulls it away, 4 runs

48.4
6
Lewis to Vettori, SIX runs

Lewis to Vettori, good line and length, Vettori hits it through the leg side, 6 runs

48.3
1
Lewis to McCullum, 1 run

Lewis to McCullum, good line and length delivery, McCullum drives the ball through the off side, 1 run, fielded by White

48.2
6
Lewis to McCullum, SIX runs

Lewis to McCullum, full toss, McCullum driving, 6 runs

48.1
1
Lewis to Vettori, 1 run

Lewis to Vettori, good line and length delivery, Vettori hits it into the leg side, 1 run, fielded by Symonds

end of over 4810 runs
NZ: 312/8CRR: 6.50 RRR: 10.00 • Need 20 from 12b
Daniel Vettori11 (8)
Brendon McCullum43 (23)
Andrew Symonds8-0-52-1
Mick Lewis8-0-57-1
47.6
1
Symonds to Vettori, 1 run

Symonds to Vettori, good line but full, Vettori drives the ball through the off side, 1 run, fielded by Katich

47.5
1
Symonds to McCullum, 1 run

Symonds to McCullum, full toss, McCullum drives the ball through the off side, 1 run, fielded by Ponting

47.4
Symonds to McCullum, no run

Symonds to McCullum, good line and length delivery, McCullum plays and misses, no runs, fielded by Gilchrist

47.3
2
Symonds to McCullum, 2 runs

Symonds to McCullum, good line and length, McCullum drives on the front foot, 2 runs, fielded by Katich

47.2
6
Symonds to McCullum, SIX runs

Symonds to McCullum, line and length, McCullum drives through the off side, 6 runs

47.1
Symonds to McCullum, no run

Symonds to McCullum, good line but over-pitched, McCullum plays and misses the ball, no runs, fielded by Gilchrist

end of over 4712 runs
NZ: 302/8CRR: 6.42 RRR: 10.00 • Need 30 from 18b
Brendon McCullum34 (18)
Daniel Vettori10 (7)
Mick Lewis8-0-57-1
Nathan Bracken9-1-41-1
46.6
1
Lewis to McCullum, 1 run

Lewis to McCullum, good line and length delivery, McCullum drives the ball through the off side, 1 run, fielded by Symonds

46.5
4
Lewis to McCullum, FOUR runs

Lewis to McCullum, good line and length, McCullum drives, 4 runs

46.4
2
Lewis to McCullum, 2 runs

Lewis to McCullum, good line and back of a length, McCullum pulls off the back foot, 2 runs, fielded by Ponting

46.3
Lewis to McCullum, no run

Lewis to McCullum, good length delivery, McCullum edges it, no runs, fielded by Lewis

46.2
4
Lewis to McCullum, FOUR runs

Lewis to McCullum, good length delivery, McCullum drives off the back foot, 4 runs

46.1
1lb
Lewis to Vettori, 1 leg bye

Lewis to Vettori, good line and length, Vettori plays and misses, 1 leg bye

Match details
AMI Stadium, Christchurch
TossNew Zealand, elected to field first
SeriesAustralia tour of New Zealand
Season2005/06
Player Of The Match
Scott Styris
Scott Styris
Series resultAustralia won the 3-match series 2-1
Match numberODI no. 2303
Match daysdaynight(50-over match)
Player Replacement
Mitchell Johnson for Simon Katich (New Zealand 1st innings, 8.0 ov)
Stephen Fleming for Chris Martin (New Zealand 1st innings, 0.0 ov)
ODI debut
Mitchell Johnson
Mitchell Johnson
Umpires
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Aleem Dar
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Gary Baxter
TV Umpire
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Evan Watkin
Match Referee
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Ranjan Madugalle