result
2nd Test, Melbourne, Dec 26 - 29 2019, ICC World Test Championship
467 & 168/5d
(target 488)148 & 240
Australia won by 247 runs
Player Of The Match
114 & 28
travis-head
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
David Warner c Southee b Wagner41641023064.06
Joe Burns  b Boult013000.00
Marnus Labuschagne  b de Grandhomme631492186142.28
Steven Smith c Nicholls b Wagner852423548135.12
Matthew Wade c †Watling b de Grandhomme38781023048.71
Travis Head c Santner b Wagner11423433212048.71
Tim Paine (c)†lbw b Wagner791381799057.24
Mitchell Starc c Williamson b Southee1350033.33
James Pattinson not out 14113020127.27
Pat Cummins c Latham b Southee058000.00
Nathan Lyon c Wagner b Southee16100016.66
Extras(b 5, lb 22, w 4)31
TOTAL(155.1 Ov, RR: 3.00, 671 Mts)467
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Joe Burns, 0.4 ov), 2-61 (David Warner, 21.2 ov), 3-144 (Marnus Labuschagne, 49.5 ov), 4-216 (Matthew Wade, 73.3 ov), 5-284 (Steven Smith, 104.4 ov), 6-434 (Tim Paine, 148.1 ov), 7-435 (Mitchell Starc, 149.1 ov), 8-458 (Travis Head, 152.2 ov), 9-463 (Pat Cummins, 153.3 ov), 10-467 (Nathan Lyon, 155.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Trent Boult3139112.9314511010
Tim Southee33.1610333.1015716010
Colin de Grandhomme3056822.261354010
Neil Wagner38118342.181836010
Mitchell Santner2018204.09744200
Tom Blundell301304.33112000
New Zealand 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Tom Latham c †Paine b Cummins501442364034.72
Tom Blundell c †Paine b Cummins1519312078.94
Kane Williamson (c)c †Paine b Pattinson914360064.28
Ross Taylor c Burns b Cummins428390014.28
Henry Nicholls lbw b Cummins013000.00
BJ Watling c Burns b Pattinson717261041.17
Colin de Grandhomme c Warner b Starc1133511033.33
Mitchell Santner c †Paine b Pattinson33254009.37
Tim Southee c †Paine b Cummins1011232090.90
Neil Wagner not out 1820342190.00
Trent Boult  b Starc813190161.53
Extras(b 4, lb 4, nb 3, w 2)13
TOTAL(54.5 Ov, RR: 2.69, 278 Mts)148
Fall of wickets: 1-23 (Tom Blundell, 5.4 ov), 2-39 (Kane Williamson, 12.2 ov), 3-46 (Ross Taylor, 20.1 ov), 4-46 (Henry Nicholls, 20.2 ov), 5-58 (BJ Watling, 25.2 ov), 6-97 (Colin de Grandhomme, 36.1 ov), 7-112 (Tom Latham, 46.3 ov), 8-116 (Mitchell Santner, 47.6 ov), 9-124 (Tim Southee, 50.6 ov), 10-148 (Trent Boult, 54.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Mitchell Starc12.543022.33663012
Pat Cummins1752851.64893010
James Pattinson1523432.26712000
Nathan Lyon913503.88392200
Matthew Wade1013013.0012001
Australia 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
David Warner c Blundell b Wagner3865863058.46
Joe Burns c †Watling b Santner351001472135.00
Marnus Labuschagne run out (Latham/Santner)1933490057.57
Steven Smith c Southee b Wagner711171063.63
Matthew Wade not out 3054861055.55
Travis Head  b Wagner2864832043.75
Extras(b 4, lb 4, nb 1, w 2)11
TOTAL(54.2 Ov, RR: 3.09, 234 Mts)168/5d
Fall of wickets: 1-62 (David Warner, 20.1 ov), 2-100 (Marnus Labuschagne, 31.1 ov), 3-110 (Joe Burns, 33.6 ov), 4-110 (Steven Smith, 34.4 ov), 5-168 (Travis Head, 54.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Trent Boult903003.33383000
Tim Southee1534402.93653100
Colin de Grandhomme501402.80221010
Neil Wagner17.215032.88682011
Mitchell Santner802212.75290000
New Zealand 2nd INNINGS (target: 488 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Tom Latham c †Paine b Pattinson821441038.09
Tom Blundell c Lyon b Labuschagne12121032115057.61
Kane Williamson (c)lbw b Pattinson0915000.00
Ross Taylor  b Pattinson2450050.00
Henry Nicholls st †Paine b Lyon3352833163.46
BJ Watling c Warner b Lyon2263853034.92
Colin de Grandhomme c Warner b Lyon912121075.00
Mitchell Santner c †Paine b Lyon2746585058.69
Tim Southee run out (Pattinson/†Paine)2360066.66
Neil Wagner not out 67111085.71
Trent Boult absent hurt------
Extras(lb 7, nb 1, w 2)10
TOTAL(71 Ov, RR: 3.38, 321 Mts)240
Fall of wickets: 1-32 (Tom Latham, 8.4 ov), 2-33 (Kane Williamson, 11.2 ov), 3-35 (Ross Taylor, 11.6 ov), 4-89 (Henry Nicholls, 29.2 ov), 5-161 (BJ Watling, 49.2 ov), 6-172 (Colin de Grandhomme, 51.4 ov), 7-212 (Mitchell Santner, 65.5 ov), 8-214 (Tim Southee, 67.2 ov), 9-240 (Tom Blundell, 70.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Mitchell Starc1535903.93627021
Pat Cummins1844702.61855000
James Pattinson1233532.91574000
Nathan Lyon2348143.5210311100
Marnus Labuschagne311113.66142000
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossNew Zealand, elected to field first
SeriesICC World Test ChampionshipNew Zealand tour of Australia
Season2019/20
Player Of The Match
Travis Head
Travis Head
Series resultAustralia led the 3-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 2376
Match days26,27,28,29 December 2019 - day (5-day match)
Umpires
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Marais Erasmus
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Nigel Llong
TV Umpire
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Aleem Dar
Reserve Umpire
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Gerard Abood
Match Referee
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Richie Richardson
PointsAustralia 40, New Zealand 0
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 26 Dec - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 257/4 (Steven Smith 77*, Travis Head 25*, 90 ov)
Fri, 27 Dec - day 2 - New Zealand 1st innings 44/2 (Tom Latham 9*, Ross Taylor 2*, 18 ov)
Sat, 28 Dec - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 137/4 (Matthew Wade 15*, Travis Head 12*, 45 ov)
Sun, 29 Dec - day 4 - New Zealand 2nd innings 240 (71 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
  • Australia 1st innings
  • Drinks: Australia - 31/1 in 13.0 overs (DA Warner 21, M Labuschagne 8)
  • Australia: 50 runs in 19.1 overs (115 balls), Extras 2
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 111 balls (DA Warner 33, M Labuschagne 15, Ex 2)
  • Lunch: Australia - 67/2 in 26.0 overs (M Labuschagne 23, SPD Smith 1)
  • Drinks: Australia - 99/2 in 40.0 overs (M Labuschagne 35, SPD Smith 21)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 40.1 overs (241 balls), Extras 2
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 118 balls (M Labuschagne 28, SPD Smith 27, Ex 0)
  • M Labuschagne: 50 off 132 balls (4 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Attendance: 80,473
  • Australia: 150 runs in 53.1 overs (319 balls), Extras 3
  • Tea: Australia - 155/3 in 55.0 overs (SPD Smith 41, MS Wade 7)
  • SPD Smith: 50 off 103 balls (5 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 109 balls (SPD Smith 21, MS Wade 21, Ex 8)
  • Australia: 200 runs in 68.5 overs (413 balls), Extras 11
  • Drinks: Australia - 212/3 in 73.0 overs (SPD Smith 63, MS Wade 34)
  • New ball taken after 80 overs
  • Australia: 250 runs in 88.1 overs (529 balls), Extras 13
  • End Of Day: Australia - 257/4 in 90.0 overs (SPD Smith 77, TM Head 25)
Day 2
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 116 balls (SPD Smith 17, TM Head 27, Ex 6)
  • Drinks: Australia - 284/4 in 104.0 overs (SPD Smith 85, TM Head 38)
  • Australia: 300 runs in 107.6 overs (648 balls), Extras 19
  • TM Head: 50 off 109 balls (5 x 4)
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 73 balls (TM Head 19, TD Paine 31, Ex 0)
  • Lunch: Australia - 336/5 in 117.0 overs (TM Head 57, TD Paine 33)
  • Australia: 350 runs in 121.3 overs (729 balls), Extras 19
  • TD Paine: 50 off 72 balls (7 x 4)
  • 6th Wicket: 100 runs in 166 balls (TM Head 42, TD Paine 61, Ex 0)
  • Drinks: Australia - 389/5 in 133.0 overs (TM Head 82, TD Paine 61)
  • Australia: 400 runs in 135.3 overs (813 balls), Extras 20
  • Tea: Australia - 431/5 in 147.0 overs (TM Head 98, TD Paine 77)
  • 6th Wicket: 150 runs in 260 balls (TM Head 61, TD Paine 79, Ex 10)
  • Over 148.1: Review by New Zealand (Bowling), Umpire - M Erasmus, Batsman - TD Paine (Upheld)
  • TM Head: 100 off 222 balls (10 x 4)
  • Over 150.1: Review by New Zealand (Bowling), Umpire - M Erasmus, Batsman - TM Head (Struck down - Umpires Call)
  • Australia: 450 runs in 150.5 overs (905 balls), Extras 31
  • Innings Break: Australia - 467/10 in 155.1 overs (JL Pattinson 14)
  • New Zealand 1st innings
  • Drinks: New Zealand - 29/1 in 9.0 overs (TWM Latham 1, KS Williamson 4)
  • Over 14.2: Review by New Zealand (Batting), Umpire - M Erasmus, Batsman - LRPL Taylor (Upheld)
  • End Of Day: New Zealand - 44/2 in 18.0 overs (TWM Latham 9, LRPL Taylor 2)
Day 3
  • Over 20.2: Review by New Zealand (Batting), Umpire - M Erasmus, Batsman - HM Nicholls (Struck down - Umpires Call)
  • New Zealand: 50 runs in 20.5 overs (126 balls), Extras 10
  • Drinks: New Zealand - 63/5 in 29.0 overs (TWM Latham 16, C de Grandhomme 2)
  • Over 36.3: Review by Australia (Bowling), Umpire - M Erasmus, Batsman - MJ Santner (Struck down)
  • New Zealand: 100 runs in 38.1 overs (232 balls), Extras 12
  • Lunch: New Zealand - 102/6 in 42.0 overs (TWM Latham 42, MJ Santner 1)
  • TWM Latham: 50 off 135 balls (4 x 4)
  • Innings Break: New Zealand - 148/10 in 54.5 overs (N Wagner 18)
  • Australia 2nd innings
  • Over 3.1: Review by New Zealand (Bowling), Umpire - M Erasmus, Batsman - DA Warner (Struck down)
  • Tea: Australia - 28/0 in 12.0 overs (DA Warner 16, JA Burns 4)
  • Australia: 50 runs in 16.3 overs (100 balls), Extras 9
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 100 balls (DA Warner 34, JA Burns 7, Ex 9)
  • Drinks: Australia - 98/1 in 29.0 overs (JA Burns 32, M Labuschagne 17)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 30.5 overs (186 balls), Extras 11
  • End Of Day: Australia - 137/4 in 45.0 overs (MS Wade 15, TM Head 12)
Day 4
  • Australia: 150 runs in 47.6 overs (289 balls), Extras 11
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 96 balls (MS Wade 27, TM Head 23, Ex 0)
  • Innings Break: Australia - 168/5 in 54.2 overs (MS Wade 30)
  • New Zealand 2nd innings
  • Over 11.2: Review by New Zealand (Batting), Umpire - M Erasmus, Batsman - KS Williamson (Struck down - Umpires Call)
  • Lunch: New Zealand - 38/3 in 13.0 overs (TA Blundell 22, HM Nicholls 1)
  • New Zealand: 50 runs in 17.5 overs (107 balls), Extras 6
  • Drinks: New Zealand - 77/3 in 26.0 overs (TA Blundell 35, HM Nicholls 24)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 104 balls (TA Blundell 17, HM Nicholls 33, Ex 4)
  • Over 30.1: Review by Australia (Bowling), Umpire - NJ Llong, Batsman - TA Blundell (Struck down)
  • New Zealand: 100 runs in 34.4 overs (209 balls), Extras 9
  • TA Blundell: 50 off 106 balls (5 x 4)
  • Tea: New Zealand - 131/4 in 39.0 overs (TA Blundell 73, BJ Watling 6)
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 93 balls (TA Blundell 39, BJ Watling 11, Ex 0)
  • New Zealand: 150 runs in 47.4 overs (287 balls), Extras 9
  • Over 54.3: Review by New Zealand (Batting), Umpire - NJ Llong, Batsman - TA Blundell (Upheld)
  • Drinks: New Zealand - 182/6 in 56.0 overs (TA Blundell 90, MJ Santner 8)
  • New Zealand: 200 runs in 61.1 overs (368 balls), Extras 10
  • TA Blundell: 100 off 185 balls (11 x 4)