result
Only T20I (N), Perth, Dec 11 2007, New Zealand tour of Australia
(18.3/20 ov, target 187)132
Australia won by 54 runs
Player Of The Match
85* (46)
andrew-symonds
13y
• Peter English

New Zealand demolished by brutal Australia

Australia's fast bowlers breathed fire after Andrew Symonds flexed his muscle on the way to an eventful 54-run victory over New Zealand

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Scorecard summary
Australia186/6(20 overs)
New Zealand132/10(18.3 overs)
Jacob Oram*66 (31)
Scott Styris18 (15)
Ashley Noffke3/18(3.3)
Brett Lee2/17(4)

Well, that's a comprehensive victory for Australia featuring several debutants and under Michael Clarke's captaincy for the first time. A good Twenty20 game on a pacy WACA pitch which had everything in all three departments. Fireworks erupt in celebration of an excellent spectacle, with Oram at least fighting back at the end to reward a packed house. New Zealand, then, have been given something to think about ahead of the Chappell-Hadlee Series of three one-dayers which kicks off on Friday in Adelaide. But Australia have a worry with Symonds' injury, he hurt his ankle fielding. Thanks for joining me today and do come back for some more action at the end of the week.

18.3
W
Noffke to Patel, OUT

didn't get behind it that time either, backing away as Noffke cleaned him up to round off the match with three wickets, Oram's left stranded

Jeetan Patel b Noffke 4 (9m 8b 1x4 0x6) SR: 50
18.2
Noffke to Patel, no run

Patel fails to get behind the ball this time, a bit of a windy whoosh

18.1
4
Noffke to Patel, FOUR runs

played straight over the keeper

end of over 1824 runs
NZ: 128/9CRR: 7.11 RRR: 29.50
Jacob Oram66 (31)
Jeetan Patel0 (5)
Andrew Symonds 2-0-39-0
Ashley Noffke 3-1-14-2
17.6
6
Symonds to Oram, SIX runs

there's no stopping him, Oram opening up again, this time with a towering on-drive over wide long-on

17.5
Symonds to Oram, no run

Symonds nearly had another run out as Oram's push back towards nearly ran up his partner Patel who was backing up a long way

17.4
4lb
Symonds to Oram, 4 leg byes

Oram down on his knee and proposes to push round through fine, the ball bouncing off his pad

Great spectacle

17.3
6
Symonds to Oram, SIX runs

straight six back over Symonds' head

17.2
2
Symonds to Oram, 2 runs

pushed to the deep on the off side, they come back for two

17.1
6
Symonds to Oram, SIX runs

massive six off the base of the bat over cover

end of over 17Wicket maiden
NZ: 104/9CRR: 6.11 RRR: 27.66
Jeetan Patel0 (5)
Jacob Oram46 (25)
Ashley Noffke 3-1-14-2
Andrew Symonds 1-0-19-0
16.6
Noffke to Patel, no run

inswing on leg, pushed to midwicket for an easy single

16.5
Noffke to Patel, no run

driven towards mid-off

16.4
Noffke to Patel, no run

another bouncer

Patel gives an amused/bemused smile

16.3
Noffke to Patel, no run

straight bouncer, ducked under

16.2
Noffke to Patel, no run

the ball clatters past him

16.1
W
Noffke to Gillespie, OUT

Gillespie was well out courtesy of Symonds' underarm run out after pushing to cover, Oram sent him back

Mark Gillespie run out (Symonds) 4 (14m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 66.66
end of over 1619 runs
NZ: 104/8CRR: 6.50 RRR: 20.75
Jacob Oram46 (25)
Mark Gillespie4 (5)
Andrew Symonds 1-0-19-0
Shaun Tait 4-0-22-2

Oram's always good to watch

15.6
6
Symonds to Oram, SIX runs

driven wide of long-off this time, sent flat

15.5
6
Symonds to Oram, SIX runs

hooked over midwicket

15.4
4
Symonds to Oram, FOUR runs

outside off, driven over mid-off, Bracken fluffing it on the boundary

15.3
1
Symonds to Gillespie, 1 run

dragged it down a touch, the batsman dropping his hands on it towards gully

15.2
1
Symonds to Oram, 1 run

driven out straight to long-off

Best performances - batters
Andrew Symonds, player portrait
A Symonds AUS
85 runs (46)
7 fours
3 sixes
Control91%
Productive shot
leg glance
25 runs
3 fours
0 six
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Jacob Oram portrait
JDP Oram NZ
66 runs (31)
5 fours
6 sixes
Control81%
Productive shot
off side drive on front foot
35 runs
3 fours
3 sixes
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Best performances - bowlers
Ashley Noffke
AA Noffke AUS
O
3.3
M
1
R
18
W
3
ECO
5.14
Brett Lee player pic
B Lee AUS
O
4
M
0
R
17
W
2
ECO
4.25
Match details
Western Australia Cricket Association Ground, Perth
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesNew Zealand tour of Australia
Season2007/08
Player Of The Match
Andrew Symonds
Andrew Symonds
Match numberT20I no. 49
Hours of play (local time)18.05 start, First Session 18.05-19.25 Interval 19.25-19.45, Second Session 19.45-21.05
Match days11 December 2007 - night (20-over match)
T20I debut
Adam Voges
Adam Voges
Ashley Noffke
Ashley Noffke
Luke Pomersbach
Luke Pomersbach
Shaun Tait
Shaun Tait
Umpires
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Peter Parker
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Steve Davis
TV Umpire
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Bruce Oxenford
Reserve Umpire
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Ian Lock
Match Referee
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Roshan Mahanama
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