That'd it. Australia make an entry into the final of Champions Trophy for the first time. Lee bangs one short, Mills backs away, again, to attempt a slog but gets a top-edge.
Australia hurt New Zealand with the new ball. Dew came into play later and the bowling didn't look as menacing as it was in the earlier stages as Vettori and Oram waged a gritty battle. But Australia have prevailed at the end and are through to the final.
That's it from me, Sriram Veera, and Jamie Alter. Join us tomorrow to catch up the action from the second semi-final between West Indies and South Africa. Till then .... ta!
Oh, and by the way, don't forget to go to www.cricinfo.com/alerts and download our new desktop alerts system. It's all jolly clever, and what is more, it works.
And, if you fancy a holiday in Kenya and a share of £10,000 prize money, join our Ashes fantasy league. Just pick your dream team for the Ashes and get ready for the action to begin.
Right, enough plugs. I'm off
Bond gets Mills back on strike with a push to left of Symonds at cover.
Again Mills backs away, to fore-hand slap a short-of-length delivery through mid-off, down to the man at the deep.
The batsmen have a chat while the umpires had a discussion on whether to change the ball. They decide against it.
Mills backs away again, Lee follows him to cramp him up. Just pushed back down the track
Lee will be bemused now. Mills backed away this time and carved a short delivery past mid-off. Now mid-off goes back and fine-leg is up.
Mills gives him the charge, throws his bat at a short of length delivery, intending to send it over deep midwicket, misses. Lee won't be amused.
Lee is back
speared in full, driven back down the track, Johnson stops it and fires it back at the striker's end, Bond tries to get out the way but is hit flush on the boot. Hurt him a bit there.
Johnson bangs it in, Bond goes for a cut, can't connect though.
Wah! Bond backs away to drill a full-length delivery over extra cover. Well-pitched up and smoked over cover. 41 from 32
kicks up from back of length, Bond tries to cut but is beaten by the extra bounce.
45 from 34
full, just outside the offstump, sliced to point
Aha! heaved over deep midwicket. RIght in the slot, he swings it with the turn. New Zealand continue to fight
tossed up full, Mills drills it straight over Symonds head. Symonds wondered whether it would be wise to put a hand up to catch but chooses not to. Wise decision as it was drilled very powerfully,
short and outside off, cut past point
full, driven to long-on
Symonds pulls away just before the release. Warns Bond from setting off too quickly. The fast bowler was outside the crease.
banged in short, Bond pokes at it, misses.
yorker turns into low full-toss, pushed to point
|Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali, Chandigarh|
|Toss||New Zealand, elected to field first|
|Player Of The Match|
|Series result||Australia advanced|
|Match number||ODI no. 2441|
|Hours of play (local time)||14.30 start, First Session 14.30-18.00 Interval 18.00-18.30, Second Session 18.30-22.00|
|Match days||1 November 2006 - daynight (50-over match)|