(20 ov, target 161)144
Australia A won by 16 runs
• Cricinfo staff

Australia choke New Zealand

Riding on a quickfire fifty from Brad Haddin and the bowling trio of Brett Dorey, Shane Watson and Dan Cullen, Australia A handed New Zealand A its second defeat of the day at Darwin

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Scorecard summary
Australia A160/9(20 overs)
New Zealand A144/10(20 overs)
Mark Orchard53 (28)
Rob Nicol39 (29)
Dan Cullen3/23(4)
Match details
Marrara Cricket Ground, Darwin
TossAustralia A, elected to bat first
SeriesNew Zealand A tour of Australia
Match daysday(20-over match)
T20 debut
Cullen Bailey
Cullen Bailey
Hamish Bennett
Hamish Bennett
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Bob Parry
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Rod Tucker
Match Referee
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Daryl Harper