Australia Men V New Zealand Men - 2nd Test - Melbourne

AUS
467 (155.1)
168/5d (54.2)
VS
NZ
148 (54.5 ov)
240 (71.0 ov)
CR:3.38 | Day 4
Australia win by 247 runs
MATCH DETAILS
  • Venue

    Melbourne

  • Series

    Domain Test Series v New Zealand

  • Toss

    New Zealand won the toss and elected to bowl.

  • Umpire

    Erasmus, M , Llong, N J

  • Match Referee

    Richardson, R B

  • Tv Umpire

    Dar, A S

  • Man of the Match

    -

Batsman R B 4s 6s SR
Neil Wagner 6 7 1 0 85.71
Tom Blundell 121 210 15 0 57.62
Bowler O M R W NB WD Ec.
Nathan Lyon 23.0 4 81 4 0 0 3.52

Over 67. no runs. Bowler: Marnus Labuschagne. New Zealand: 7-214(rr 3.19)

66.6 Marnus Labuschagne to Tom Blundell

Marnus Labuschagne to Tom Blundell. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to second slip for no runs, fielded by Smith.

0

66.5 Marnus Labuschagne to Tom Blundell

Marnus Labuschagne to Tom Blundell. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump on the front foot Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Paine.

0

66.4 Marnus Labuschagne to Tom Blundell

Marnus Labuschagne to Tom Blundell. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump on the front foot shoulders arms, shoulders arms to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Paine.

0

66.3 Marnus Labuschagne to Tom Blundell

Marnus Labuschagne to Tom Blundell. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to backward point for no runs, fielded by Wade.

0

66.2 Marnus Labuschagne to Tom Blundell

Marnus Labuschagne to Tom Blundell. Leg spinner back of a length, off stump on the back foot defending, to short third man for no runs, fielded by Wade.

0

66.1 Marnus Labuschagne to Tom Blundell

Marnus Labuschagne to Tom Blundell. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Paine.

0

Over 66. 4 runs. Bowler: Nathan Lyon. New Zealand: 7-214(rr 3.24)

65.6 Nathan Lyon to Tim Southee

Nathan Lyon to Tim Southee. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the front foot cutting, top edge to third man for 2 runs, fielded by Pattinson.

2

65.5 Nathan Lyon to Mitchell Santner

OUT! Caught. Nathan Lyon to Mitchell Santner. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the back foot defending, outside edge to wicketkeeper, by Paine. Prodigious turn from Lyon, the ball kisses the edge and Santner's gutsy innings is ended. That was a lovely piece of bowling, finding the right pace to have the batsman in two minds about whether to go forward or back.

W

65.4 Nathan Lyon to Mitchell Santner

Nathan Lyon to Mitchell Santner. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to silly mid off for no runs, fielded by Lyon.

0

65.3 Nathan Lyon to Tom Blundell

Nathan Lyon to Tom Blundell. Off break length ball, outside off stump down the track driving, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Starc.

1

65.2 Nathan Lyon to Mitchell Santner

Nathan Lyon to Mitchell Santner. Off break half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to long off for 1 run, fielded by Starc.

1

65.1 Nathan Lyon to Mitchell Santner

Nathan Lyon to Mitchell Santner. Off break half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Labuschagne.

0

Over 65. 2 runs. Bowler: Pat Cummins. New Zealand: 6-210(rr 3.23)

64.6 Pat Cummins to Tom Blundell

Pat Cummins to Tom Blundell. Short, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, Gloved to square leg for no runs, fielded by Wade.

0

64.5 Pat Cummins to Tom Blundell

Pat Cummins to Tom Blundell. Off cutter short, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, to backward square leg for no runs, fielded by Labuschagne.

0

64.4 Pat Cummins to Tom Blundell

Pat Cummins to Tom Blundell. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, hit pad to short fine leg for no runs, fielded by Labuschagne.

0

64.3 Pat Cummins to Mitchell Santner

Pat Cummins to Mitchell Santner. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot working, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Lyon.

1

64.2 Pat Cummins to Mitchell Santner

Pat Cummins to Mitchell Santner. Short, outside off stump on the back foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Cummins.

0

64.1 Pat Cummins to Tom Blundell

Pat Cummins to Tom Blundell. Half volley, off stump on the front foot working, to mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Starc. There it is, Blundell sprints through for the single to become the first New Zealand batsman to score a Test century at the MCG. Boisterous cheers from the Kiwi fans and even some warm applause from the Aussie fielders. Wonderful innings and a moment he will never forget.

1

Anticipation builds at the MCG. Blundell on 99, Australia trying to pressure him into a false shot.

Over 64. 1 run. Bowler: Nathan Lyon. New Zealand: 6-208(rr 3.25)

63.6 Nathan Lyon to Mitchell Santner

Nathan Lyon to Mitchell Santner. Off break length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, to silly mid on for no runs, fielded by Lyon.

0

63.5 Nathan Lyon to Tom Blundell

Nathan Lyon to Tom Blundell. Off break length ball, middle stump down the track working, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Starc.

1

63.4 Nathan Lyon to Tom Blundell

Nathan Lyon to Tom Blundell. Off break back of a length, down leg side on the back foot shoulders arms, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Paine.

0

63.3 Nathan Lyon to Tom Blundell

Nathan Lyon to Tom Blundell. Off break back of a length, down leg side on the back foot working, to backward square leg for no runs, fielded by Labuschagne.

0

63.2 Nathan Lyon to Tom Blundell

Nathan Lyon to Tom Blundell. Off break length ball, down leg side on the front foot working, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Wade.

0

63.1 Nathan Lyon to Tom Blundell

Nathan Lyon to Tom Blundell. Off break length ball, outside off stump down the track flick, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Head.

0

Over 63. 1 run. Bowler: Pat Cummins. New Zealand: 6-207(rr 3.29)

62.6 Pat Cummins to Mitchell Santner

Pat Cummins to Mitchell Santner. Short, outside off stump ducked Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Paine.

0

62.5 Pat Cummins to Tom Blundell

Pat Cummins to Tom Blundell. Short, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, in the air under control to deep square leg for 1 run, fielded by Burns.

1

62.4 Pat Cummins to Tom Blundell

Pat Cummins to Tom Blundell. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to silly point for no runs, fielded by Warner.

0

62.3 Pat Cummins to Tom Blundell

Pat Cummins to Tom Blundell. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to silly point for no runs, fielded by Warner.

0

62.2 Pat Cummins to Tom Blundell

Pat Cummins to Tom Blundell. Short, outside off stump on the back foot Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Paine.

0

62.1 Pat Cummins to Tom Blundell

Pat Cummins to Tom Blundell. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Labuschagne.

0