full and driven through cover
And the covers are coming back out as the rain begins to fall again. Disappointing for the Aussies as they are well behind the par score for the Duckworth/Lewis method
4.50pm Still raining in North Sydney. The radar suggests there'll be a bit of rain about all afternoon, but whether it will be enough to finish the game, it remains to be seen.
We'll keep you updated when we hear any more news on a resumption time.
As it stands Australia is behind the par score, so if the match doesn't resume, the Kiwis will be the victors
5.30pm The game has officially been abandoned due to rain with New Zealand being handed the victory via the D/L method, with the Aussies 13 runs behind the par score.
It was an interesting day's cricket, with the Australians no doubt disappointed by the result, especially given the partnership Fields and Perry were building.
Thanks for your company today, good evening from North Sydney.
gets forward and guides to third man off the front foot
full and defended on the front foot, looks solid in defence
driven through the covers, well run
great yorker, just dug out by Fields
flicked to fine leg
good area outside off, defended from the crease
full on off and driven straight back past the bowler, who dives to her right to attempt the save
full on off, driven to mid off
full on leg, flicked down to fine leg
strays onto the pads, balloons up on to the on side
good full ball first up
All 50 overs will still be played despite the break for rain
defended outside off
The bowler's really struggling to grip this wet ball. The rain is getting heavier and the covers are coming out.
Hopefully it'll just be a short delay, but we'll keep you up to date on the latest happenings as the crowd dashes for cover.
The covers are off and we're set for a restart here
another low full toss, driven to cover
low full toss, driven to mid on
This is all the Aussies need, singles. Perhaps the Kiwis need to have a more attacking field
wide outside off, driven through the covers
full and driven through cover point
The RR required is fine, it's simply a matter of wickets in hand that will determine this match
width outside off, guided to third man
flicked through mid wicket
strays onto the legs, flicked to fine leg