1st Test, Brisbane, Dec 1 - 4 2011, New Zealand tour of Australia
295 & 150
(2.2 ov, target 19)427 & 19/1
Australia won by 9 wickets
player of the match
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• The Report by Brydon Coverdale

Pattinson sets up Australia's nine-wicket win

James Pattinson achieved in Brisbane what Nathan Lyon managed in Galle and Pat Cummins accomplished in Johannesburg: a five-wicket haul on Test debut to help Australia to victory

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Scorer: M Venkat Raghav
Commentator: Kanishkaa Balachandran
Scorecard summary
New Zealand295/10(82.5 overs)1st INNINGS
Nathan Lyon4/69(21.5)
Peter Siddle2/57(24)
Australia427/10(129.2 overs)1st INNINGS
Michael Clarke139 (249)
Brad Haddin80 (145)
New Zealand150/10(49.4 overs)2nd INNINGS
Jesse Ryder36 (38)
Nathan Lyon3/19(11.4)
Australia19/1(2.2 overs)2nd INNINGS

I don't think even the Australians would have expected such an easy outing today. It was one bad day for New Zealand where everything went horribly wrong. Something for the two Johns - Wright and Buchanan - to ponder over. But we all know they're a much better team than this so no need to despair. Australia had the worst of days at Newlands not too long ago. Happens to the best of them.

The players have all the time in the world now to sign autographs.

We'll let you know who the Man of the Match is as soon as we receive word.

The Man of the Match is James Pattinson. Thanks for pointing out the error about Bracewell picking up the award in his debut match. I must have been dreaming! I really need to catch up on sleep. Don't ask!

That's all we can bring to you for now I'm afraid. No pictures of the presentation unfortunately. There's of course the report by Brydon Coverdale and analysis by Dan Brettig to keep you going. Thanks for the mails and your company. We'll see you again soon. Cheers (on behalf of Sid Talya, Nitin and Raghav) !

Bracewell to Warner, FOUR runs

so Warner does the honours! Short outside the off stump and he fetches it and clubs it high over mid-on, too easy for Warner, Australia are 1-0 up

Bracewell to Warner, FOUR runs

he overpitches first up, Warner was waiting for it with a straight bat, defensive punch past the bowler and mid-off

It's Bracewell now

end of over 2Wicket maiden
AUS: 11/1CRR: 5.50 
Usman Khawaja0 (4)
David Warner4 (2)
Chris Martin1-1-0-1
Tim Southee1-0-11-0
Martin to Khawaja, no run

slants across the left-hander, he safely lets it go, that ends a very good over, pity he has just eight runs to defend

Martin to Khawaja, no run

gets behind the line and tucks it to short leg

Martin to Khawaja, no run
Martin to Khawaja, no run

Khawaja's also squared up, edged but well short of slip

Martin to Hughes, OUT

he gets him this time! Seems a bit farcical here, poor shot again from Hughes, it was shaping away and perhaps better off left alone, he lashes at it and he's taken at gully

Phillip Hughes c Guptill b Martin 7 (6m 6b 1x4 0x6) SR: 116.66
Martin to Hughes, no run

Dropped Hughes was all at sea really and so was McCullum, Hughes tamely pokes his bat at a delivery angling on his body, the ball hits the shoulder of the bat and McCullum juggles and makes a mess of it at second slip

Here's Martin

end of over 111 runs
AUS: 11/0CRR: 11.00 
David Warner4 (2)
Phillip Hughes7 (4)
Tim Southee1-0-11-0
Southee to Warner, no run

drops it down towards short cover and tells his partner to stay back

Southee to Warner, FOUR runs

that's why he wants the strike, short and wide and Warner will not let those go, carves it over gully, no problems

Southee to Hughes, 3 runs

swings it towards the pads and he whips it behind midwicket, Warner shows more urgency in the running and pushes for three

Southee to Hughes, no run

full outside the off stump and he safely lets this one go as well

Southee to Hughes, no run

lands it outside the off stump, he shoulders arms

Southee to Hughes, FOUR runs

just 15 needed now, good way ti get going, gets width outside off, follows the movement and punches it past gully

Hughes and Warner walk out to finish things off

So Australia need just 19 to win. This morning was all about one man - James Pattinson. I know it looks hopelessly one-sided at the moment but this morning it didn't seem so. New Zealand had nine wickets in hand to wipe out the deficit but the top order was dwarfed by the debutant Pattinson. New Zealand didn't have the stomach for a fight, as indicated by many soft dismissals this morning.

Amir's had enough: 'I never understand Chris Martin. Why does he not just have a wild, mad swing? Just go beserk, dance down the wicket, try to swing the bat out of the ground! If you get out, and what? You can't do anything else anyways."

Lyon to Martin, OUT

softest of dismissals! Catching practice for Starc, he gets forward and tamely lobs it to mid-off, won't come easier than that

Chris Martin c Starc b Lyon 0 (17m 10b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0
Lyon to Martin, no run

flatter delivery and he defends again

Lyon to Martin, no run

comes well forward and defends again

If you haven't seen How to Bat Like Chris Martin, it's on youtube. Hilarious

Lyon to Martin, no run

he's showing he's been practicing forward defense

I'd bowl pace against Martin, but Lyon continues

end of over 49Maiden
NZ: 150/9CRR: 3.06 
Reece Young11 (27)
Chris Martin0 (6)
Peter Siddle16-3-44-1
Nathan Lyon11-2-19-2
Siddle to Young, no run

well not to be, too quick for him as he tries to whip it away, hits his thigh and rolls to the off side

Siddle to Young, no run

tries to run it off his pads but he gets an inside edge onto his boot, so he has to take a single off the next if he wants to keep Martin off the strike

Best performances - batters
Michael Clark player pic
MJ Clarke
139 runs (249)
19 fours
1 six
Productive shot
off side drive on front foot
44 runs
8 fours
0 six
Daniel Vettori portrait
DL Vettori
96 runs (127)
9 fours
0 six
Productive shot
leg glance
28 runs
2 fours
0 six
Best performances - bowlers
James Pattinson
JL Pattinson
Player portrait, Nathan Lyon
NM Lyon
Match details
Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane
TossNew Zealand, elected to bat first
SeriesNew Zealand tour of Australia
Player Of The Match
James Pattinson
James Pattinson
Series resultAustralia led the 2-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 2020
Hours of play (local time)09.30am start, Lunch 12.00-12.40, Tea 14.40-15.00, Close 17.00
Match days1,2,3,4 December 2011 - day(5-day match)
Test debut
David Warner
David Warner
James Pattinson
James Pattinson
Mitchell Starc
Mitchell Starc
Pakistan Image
Aleem Dar
Pakistan Image
Asad Rauf
TV Umpire
England Image
Nigel Llong
Reserve Umpire
Australia Image
Bruce Oxenford
Match Referee
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Andy Pycroft