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1st Match, ICCA 2 Dubai, Jan 10 2016, Tri-Nation Under-19s Tournament in United Arab Emirates
(33/50 ov, target 170)173/6
NZ U19 won by 4 wickets (with 102 balls remaining)
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Leopard's racy fifty trumps Australia

Christian Leopard raced to an unbeaten half-century to lead New Zealand Under-19s to a four-wicket victory over Australia Under-19s in a tri-nation one-day tournament in Dubai

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Scorecard summary
Australia Under-19s169/10(39 overs)
New Zealand Under-19s173/6(33 overs)
end of over 3312 runs
NZ19: 173/6CRR: 5.24 
Christian Leopard50 (42)
Finn Allen31 (64)
David Grant 6-0-38-1
Liam Hatcher 3-0-22-1
32.6
4
Grant to Leopard, FOUR runs

Onto the frontfoot and hits it hard past the mid-off fielder for a boundary

32.5
Grant to Leopard, no run

Full on off, batsman drives it firmly but to the fielder at cover

32.4
4
Grant to Leopard, FOUR runs

Onto the frontfoot and smacks it to mid-wicket for a boundary

32.3
Grant to Leopard, no run

Onto the frontfoot and drives it hard but to the mid-on fielder

32.2
Grant to Leopard, no run

Onto the frontfoot and drives it but not timed well as it was a slower ball

32.1
4
Grant to Leopard, FOUR runs

Good length ball, batsman hits it hard and straight over the bowlers head for a boundary

end of over 321 run
NZ19: 161/6CRR: 5.03 RRR: 0.50
Finn Allen31 (64)
Christian Leopard38 (36)
Liam Hatcher 3-0-22-1
Clint Hinchliffe 2-0-17-0
31.6
Hatcher to Allen, no run

Onto the backfoot and does a defense

31.5
Hatcher to Allen, no run

Onto the backfoot, looking to flick it away but misses it

31.4
Hatcher to Allen, no run

Full on leg, batsman looks to play on-drive but doesn't connect well

31.3
Hatcher to Allen, no run

Onto the backfoot and looks to cut it but misses it

31.2
1
Hatcher to Leopard, 1 run

Onto the backfoot and cuts it down to thirdman for a run

31.1
Hatcher to Leopard, no run

Full and fast into the block hole, batsman plays it superbly to survive

end of over 3111 runs
NZ19: 160/6CRR: 5.16 RRR: 0.52
Finn Allen31 (60)
Christian Leopard37 (34)
Clint Hinchliffe 2-0-17-0
Kyle Gardiner 10-1-46-1
30.6
Hinchliffe to Allen, no run

Onto the frontfoot for a defense

30.5
Hinchliffe to Allen, no run

Flighted and full, batsman looks to slog it to leg but misses it

30.4
Hinchliffe to Allen, no run

Onto the backfoot and punches it back to the bowler

30.3
1
Hinchliffe to Leopard, 1 run

Onto the backfoot and cuts it past point down to sweeper cover for a run

30.2
6
Hinchliffe to Leopard, SIX runs

Flighted ball, batsman onto the knees and slogs it over the long-on fielder for a maximum

30.1
4
Hinchliffe to Leopard, FOUR runs

flighted ball, batsman drives it firmly past the mid-off fielder for a boundary

end of over 3010 runs
NZ19: 149/6CRR: 4.96 RRR: 1.05
Finn Allen31 (57)
Christian Leopard26 (31)
Kyle Gardiner 10-1-46-1
Clint Hinchliffe 1-0-6-0
29.6
Gardiner to Allen, no run

Onto the backfoot looks to cut it to point but ends up playing it back to the bowler

29.5
Gardiner to Allen, no run

Onto the frontfoot for a defense

Match details
ICC Academy Ground No 2, Dubai
TossNew Zealand Under-19s, elected to field first
SeriesTri-Nation Under-19s Tournament in United Arab Emirates
Season2015/16
Match numberODI no. 1037
Hours of play (local time)09.30 start, First Session 09.30-13.00 Interval 13.00-13.45, Second Session 13.45-17.15
Match days10 January 2016 - day (50-over match)
YODI debut
Aniket Parikh
Aniket Parikh
Brooke Guest
Brooke Guest
Christian Leopard
Christian Leopard
Daniel Stanley
Daniel Stanley
Finn Allen
Finn Allen
Glenn Phillips
Glenn Phillips
Henry Hunt
Henry Hunt
Josh Clarkson
Josh Clarkson
Kyle Gardiner
Kyle Gardiner
Nathan Smith
Nathan Smith
Rachin Ravindra
Rachin Ravindra
Ross ter Braak
Ross ter Braak
Talor Scott
Talor Scott
Tom O'Donnell
Tom O'Donnell
Umpires
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Rashid Riaz
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Shozab Raza
Reserve Umpire
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Akbar Ali
Match Referee
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Aziz-ur-Rehman
PointsNew Zealand Under-19s 2, Australia Under-19s 0