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New Zealand tour of Australia 2015

Scorecard - 3rd Test, Australia vs New Zealand at Adelaide Oval, Adelaide, Australia (27 Nov 2015)

New Zealand

202/10 (65.2) RR:3.09

208/10 (62.5) RR:3.31

Australia won by 3 wkts

MOM: Josh Hazlewood
Australia

224/10 (72.1) RR:3.1

187/7 (51) RR:3.67

61.5 - Hazlewood to Southee, FOUR, Southee isn't holding back! That's the way he plays, isn't it? Takes this full ball and dispatches it wide of mid-on with a powerful swat

56.3 - Siddle to Watling, FOUR, outside edge and safe! Siddle nearly claimed his 200th Test wicket. Extracts good bounce on this back of a length delivery outside off, Watling wafts sans any feet movement. Thick outside edge flies in the gap between second slip and gully

54.3 - Lyon to Doug Bracewell, FOUR, that's been hammered! Bowls this fuller in length and gives width on offer as well, Bracewell reaches out and drills the drive to the left of a diving mid-on, who can't stop it and it runs away to the fence

48.4 - Siddle to Craig, FOUR, lovely shot! Overpitching just outside off, Craig offers the full face of the bat and drives it back past the bowler, mid-on gives chase but the ball was always going to win the race. The timing was just too good on that one

48.1 - Siddle to Craig, FOUR, Siddle is welcomed to the crease with a boundary. Pitched up just outside off, Craig leans forward and drives it straight down the ground, the fielders from mid-off and mid-on give chase but the ball trickles away to the fence

46.2 - Starc to Mitchell Santner, FOUR, that's an exquisite drive! Pitched up just outside off, Santner comes on the front foot and laces the drive to the left of mid-off, the fielder gives chase but the timing takes it to the fence in no time

44.4 - Hazlewood to Mitchell Santner, FOUR, edged and four! This was pitched up outside off, lures the batsman to go for the big booming drive, ends up geting a thick outside edge that flies in the gap between the slip cordon and the fielder at gully, runs away to the fence in no time

42.0 - Lyon to Mitchell Santner, FOUR, two bad balls in the over and Santner ensured he didn't miss out on any of those. Short and asking to be put away, Santner obliges and cuts it off the back foot through cover. Not a bad debut innings so far for Mitchell Santner, isn't it?

41.2 - Lyon to Mitchell Santner, FOUR, short and wide, Santner takes full toll of it. Rocks back and slaps the cut square of the wicket, don't bother running for those

38.2 - Hazlewood to Mitchell Santner, FOUR, played with soft hands. Good length delivery nipping away, Santner closes the bat face on the defence, outside edge goes low and to the left of gully, no one in the deep and it will be a boundary

37.0 - Siddle to Mitchell Santner, FOUR, Warner gives up the chase - so that should be a boundary on any ground then. Gets a good stride forward and clobbers the drive wide of mid-off, the Australian pocket-dynamite gave the chase but to no avail

35.1 - Starc to Watling, FOUR, sprints in, goes wide of the crease yet again and angles a short of length delivery into the right-hander, Watling goes for a flat-batted late cut, gets it off the splice and the ball rolls away to the right of gully

34.1 - Siddle to Mitchell Santner, FOUR, full and ample width on offer, the debutant gets off the mark as he caresses this lovely-looking drive through cover, well done Mitchell Santner! What a way to get going in Test cricket

30.1 - Siddle to Ross Taylor, FOUR, outside edge and four! Siddle bowled this a bit short and wide, Taylor slashes hard and got a thick outside edge which flies between the gap at gully and slip cordon

29.2 - Lyon to Ross Taylor, FOUR, misfield from Hazlewood. Taylor drove this full delivery to the left of mid-off who slides across but fails to stop, ball rolled away ever so slowly into the long-off fence

27.4 - Lyon to Latham, FOUR, Latham brings up his fifty with this boundary. Another one that's dragged short outside off, Latham rocks back, waits for the ball to arrive and cuts it late past backward point for a boundary

26.5 - Hazlewood to Ross Taylor, FOUR, Hazlewood offers some width this time around, Taylor latches onto it in a flash. He slashes hard, sends it past the man at backward point, races away to the fence in no time

25.4 - Starc to Latham, FOUR, low full toss from Starc and it has been dispatched to the fence. Latham nicely drives it through the vacant extra cover region, there's no protection in the deep and the ball hits the fence in no time

24.3 - Hazlewood to Latham, FOUR, short and wide outside off, Latham cuts it up and over point, Lyon leaps high in the air but couldn't get any part of his hand on it, races away to the fence in a jiffy

22.1 - Hazlewood to Latham, FOUR, a friendly first ball from Hazlewood to Latham in his new spell. Slightly short and outside off, Latham stays back and pulls it through mid-wicket, races away to the fence in a jiffy

21.0 - Lyon to Latham, FOUR, finally Latham threads the gap through the cover region. This was pushed through flatter outside off, Latham comes half-forward and plays a punchy drive through the extra cover region, the fielder gives chase only to come second

16.0 - Siddle to Latham, FOUR, glorious shot! Siddle bowls this a bit too full just outside off, Latham leans forward and push-drives it through extra cover, got it right off the middle of the bat and it races away to the fence

10.4 - Lyon to Latham, FOUR, tosses this one up invitingly outside off, Latham doesn't want Lyon to settle in. Skips out and lofts it over the man at mid-on, good use of the feet and timing was the key which Latham executed to perfection

7.5 - Hazlewood to Williamson, FOUR, genuine edge and four! Goes with soft hands and that's why most of Williamson's edges don't carry. Good length ball outside off, luring Williamson to have a go at it, Williamson pokes and outside edge safely rolls in the gap between gully and third slip

4.3 - Starc to Williamson, FOUR, full toss on the pads, Williamson couldn't have asked for a better delivery. Dispatches this into the deep square leg fence with a wristy flick, first boundary of this day-night Test match now is in the name of Kane Williamson

62.0 - Hazlewood to Southee, SIX, the proud owner of the first maximum of a day-night Test match is now Tim Southee and guess what! There is a crowd catch too. Half-volley on middle, Southee smacks it high and into the deep mid-wicket stands

65.2 - Hazlewood to Southee, out Caught by Warner!! David Andrew Warner - he doesn't miss many, does he? Just grabs the catch and flings it high into the dusky sky. For Southee this statement would be apt - you live by the sword and you die by the sword. He kept wafting, whacking, slogging, heaving and finally he mistimes one towards the fielder. Stays rooted to the crease and toe-ends the loft towards deepish mid-off. Warner settles under it and completes an easy catch. Southee c Warner b Hazlewood 16(15) [4s-1 6s-1]

62.2 - Siddle to Doug Bracewell, out Caught by Burns!! 200th Test wicket for Peter Siddle and he gets a huge roar from the ecstatic Adelaide Oval crowd. Has his arms aloft in joy and wears a wry smile on his face. He angled this full delivery into Bracewell who flicked in the air. Burns, stationed at short mid-wicket moves across to his right and clasps a well-judged catch. Doug Bracewell c Burns b Siddle 11(30) [4s-1]

61.2 - Hazlewood to Watling, out Caught by Smith!! Steven Smith's held that like a baby. Went at an awkward height (around midriff) but smudge did well to engulf with both hands. All neatly done in the end. Hazlewood questions Watling in the corridor of uncertainty from good length. The batsman though flashes with laden feet. Thick outside edge pops out to the left of first slip and Smithy accepts it gleefully. First catch in the slip cordon of the first-ever day-night Test match. Watling c Smith b Hazlewood 29(80) [4s-2]

52.3 - Lyon to Craig, out Bowled!! An off-spinner will love to see a wicket go down like that, a perfect off-spinner's wicket. This was given more air on off and middle, Craig decides to defend it off the back foot, the ball turns away, goes past the outside edge and just clips the top of off stump. Maybe, Craig should have played that off the front foot. Nevertheless, the Aussies get the seventh wicket and Lyon is ecstatic. Superb bit of bowling to outfox the batsman. Craig b Lyon 11(14) [4s-2]

46.3 - Starc to Mitchell Santner, out Bowled!! Starc has a few words to say to the batsman as the debutant makes his walk back. Drags his length back a little in comparison to the previous ball and bowls it on middle and leg stump line, Santner was beaten for pace there, he fails to make any sort of connection with his push, gets beaten on the inside edge. The ball deflects off the front pad, brushes the back leg before rattling into the stumps. NZ continue to slide further. Mitchell Santner b Starc 31(46) [4s-7]

33.3 - Starc to Brendon McCullum, out Caught by Nevill!! Another one bites the dust and guess what, Peter Nevill is back in action again. Three catches in three overs, couldn't have asked for a better day. This was on a good length and was swinging away from Baz. He though, in his quintessential fashion, brings out his flashing blade and gets a thick outside edge. Ball travelled to the right of the keeper, who leapt high and grasped it. Brendon McCullum c Nevill b Starc 4(6)

33.0 - Siddle to Ross Taylor, out Caught by Nevill!! Another one for Nevill and it's wicket number 199 for Peter Siddle. The umpires are checking for a possible no-ball and Siddle seems fine. He yet again induced the inside edge and this time it went straight to Peter Nevill who snaffled a simple chance. Bowled it on a good length and the ball held its line around the fourth stump line, Taylor was walking across looking to block with a straight bat, a soft inside edge is found and the ball has just started doing a little bit (in the air). Ross Taylor c Nevill b Siddle 21(25) [4s-3]

31.5 - Lyon to Latham, out Caught by Nevill!! Smart catch from Nevill and Latham's promising knock has come to an end. Clever bowling from Lyon as he tossed this one up wider of off, Latham was tempted by the width. Went back and attempted a fierce cut, can only manage a thin outside edge which nestles into the safe mitts of Peter Nevill. He watched the ball all along and made sure he followed the batsman's instinct. Latham c Nevill b Lyon 50(103) [4s-7]

23.4 - Starc to Williamson, out Lbw!! A huge wicket for the Australians as Starc gets rewarded for his peristence. the in-form Williamson makes a disappointed walk back to the hut. Another inswinging yorker length delivery on off stump line, Williamson fails to squeeze it out and wears it just above the boot, it would have gone on to hit middle with the angle and the umpire's finger went up in a flash. Williamson thinks about a review, discusses it with Latham but decides not to take it. Rightly so as there was no way that was missing the stumps. Williamson lbw b Starc 22(58) [4s-2]

3.2 - Hazlewood to Guptill, out Lbw!! OUT says umpire Richard Illingworth and see you later moment for Guptill. The first wicket off the pink leather is now proudly owned by Josh Hazlewood and he is jumping in joy at the Adelaide Oval. Bowls the full delivery that curls back in on off and middle, Guptill was looking to drive, but misses it completely as the ball sneaks past the inside edge. Pings him in line with off and middle on the back leg and up goes the finger. Guptill had a brief chat with his partner before trudging back but Latham would've said - Not this time mate! Guptill lbw b Hazlewood 1(9)

63.1 - Hazlewood to Southee, 2 runs, Adam Voges drops a steepler, maybe he overran and that can happen when you run backwards. Dug in short and outside off, Southee gets a top-edge on the pull. Ball swirls high and behind the slip cordon, Voges from second slip ran back, manages to get both hands, but the ball got big on him and he just couldn't cling on, takes a tumble afterwards. Southee comes back for the second

30.2 - Siddle to Ross Taylor, no run, gets this good length delivery to nip back in towards Taylor, who was shuffling across to flick. He fell over the shot and is rapped high on the front pad. Siddle and the slip cordon go up in unison and umpire S Ravi says "a bit too high." In the end it proved to be the right call, well done S Ravi! To the naked eye, it looked very close and hence Siddle prompted Smith to go for the review

70.2 - Craig to Starc, FOUR, once again Starc goes for a big slog on the on-side, didn't get hold of it but it had enough to beat the man backtracking from deepish mid-on, runs away to the fence

70.1 - Craig to Starc, FOUR, floated up around off, Starc comes across and hoicks it up and over a leaping mid-on, hits the fence in no time

70.0 - Boult to Nevill, FOUR, Australia have the lead now! A full toss that was well wide outside off, Nevill reaches out for it, ends up edging it and the ball runs away in the gap between slip and gully, runs away to the fence

68.5 - Craig to Starc, FOUR, drilled! Starc clears his front leg and hits this right off the screws. Smashes this full delivery straight back over the bowler's head, no need to run for those

68.1 - Craig to Nevill, FOUR, smashed! Nevill gives the charge, converts this into a full toss and heaves it towards the cow corner fence, races away to the fence in a jiffy

65.4 - Boult to Nevill, FOUR, bowls this slightly wide outside off, Nevill drives away from the body, gets a thick outside edge that flies to the right of gully, who dives across but can't get a hand on it, trickles away to the fence yet again

63.2 - Boult to Nevill, FOUR, short and slightly wide outside off, Nevill hangs back and cuts it backward of point, the fielder in the deep runs to his left but he had no chance of cutting it off

62.3 - Southee to Nevill, FOUR, Nevill joins the party now. The Aussies are batting so well in this session. Short and wide outside off, Nevill throws his bat at that, flays it in the air but gets it in the gap behind point and it races away to the fence

59.3 - Mitchell Santner to Lyon, FOUR, drifting around off and another sweep. Lyon gets huge roar from the just-came-back-to-life Adelaide oval crowd. Another well-timed sweep that crashed into the deep backward square leg fence

59.1 - Mitchell Santner to Lyon, FOUR, nailed! Finally Lyon connects with the sweep. Kneels down and fetches the ball from outside off, times the sweep to perfection, through mid-wicket and into the fence in no time

58.4 - Southee to Lyon, FOUR, that's a gift! Full toss on the pads. Lyon says "thank you mate" as he helps this to the fine leg fence with a well-timed flick

56.0 - Mitchell Santner to Nevill, FOUR, "catch it, catch it," cries Watling behind the stumps as Nevill advanced and lifted this over mid-on. Craig sprints hard and puts in the dive, but couldn't prevent the boundary

51.0 - Craig to Hazlewood, FOUR, short and wide, Hazlewood rocks back and slaps the cut behind backward point, no one in the deep and Hazlewood is off the mark with a boundary

47.5 - Mitchell Santner to Nevill, FOUR, well executed! Deft! Nevill sits on the back foot for this flatter delivery, dabs it late behind point, the timing was so good and Martin Guptill, despite sprinting hard couldn't cut that off (at third man fence)

46.2 - Craig to Smith, FOUR, "the very patient innings, he's worked so hard, real concentration and determination," aptly put by Michael Slater on air. Smith reaches his fifty with lovely-looking drive through cover

36.5 - Doug Bracewell to Nevill, FOUR, past the second slip and into the boundary ropes. Nevill plays this good length delivery with soft hands, soft outside edge flies wide of a diving second slip and Nevill is off the mark with a scratchy stroke

33.2 - Boult to Smith, FOUR, nicely played by Smith, this was full and angled across Smith, he waits on that, played with an open face and finds the gap behind point for a boundary

24.2 - Southee to Voges, FOUR, edged and four, this was full and wide from Southee, swung away further, lured Voges into going for the drive, he went with hard hands, gets a thick outside edge that flew wide of Guptill at third slip

22.0 - Southee to Voges, byes, FOUR, drifting down the leg-side this time around, Voges fails to glance it fine and the keeper can't get there with a full length dive. Races away for four byes

20.3 - Boult to Smith, FOUR, full toss outside off, that's a freebie for a man like Steven Smith, he just bunts it to the right of mid-off, the fielder gives chase but the timing was good enough to beat him to the fence

16.5 - Mitchell Santner to Voges, FOUR, drags this one slightly short and Voges takes full toll of it. He goes deep in the crease and pulls it through the gap at mid-wicket, no need to run for those

8.4 - Southee to Smith, FOUR, short, wide and it's been dispatched to the fence. Smith quickly rocks back and slaps it over extra cover, races away to the fence in a jiffy

7.4 - Boult to Smith, FOUR, short of length delivery angling away outside off, Smith waits for the ball to arrive, opens the face of the bat on the punch, gets it in the gap between backward point and gully, no need to run for those

3.0 - Southee to Burns, FOUR, Burns has hit this right on the top of its head. Please hit-me ball from Southee - short and wide, Burns stays firm and cuts late over backward point, no need to run for those

71.0 - Craig to Starc, SIX, Starc is not holding anything back. Clears his front leg and slog sweeps it way over the long-on fence for another maximum. 20 runs came off the over

70.4 - Craig to Starc, SIX, this time he nails the slog sweep! Who will believe that this man is batting with a fracture in his leg? Kneels down and tonks it way over the cow corner fence for a maximum

59.2 - Mitchell Santner to Lyon, SIX, better! The crowd are absolutely loving it. Flighted just outside off, Lyon slog sweeps it into the deep mid-wicket stands, perfectly executed

72.1 - Doug Bracewell to Nevill, out Caught by Mitchell Santner!! Finally, New Zealand get the final wicket and it's Nevill who departs. This was bowled fuller in length outside off, Nevill just opens the face of the bat and goes for the lofted drive, doesn't get hold of it. The ball was dying towards the man at sweeper cover, Santner did extremely well to dive forward and hangs on to a good low catch. Nevill c Mitchell Santner b Doug Bracewell 66(110) [4s-8]

67.4 - Boult to Lyon, out Caught by Williamson!! Finally, New Zealand pick the ninth wicket. Ends a brilliant 74-run partnership. This was overpitched outside off, lures Lyon to go hard on the drive, the batsman obliges but can only manage a thick outside edge that goes straight down the throat of Williamson at gully. Lyon c Williamson b Boult 34(49) [4s-3 6s-1]

51.5 - Mitchell Santner to Hazlewood, out Bowled!! Whoa! Where did that come from. Maiden Test wicket for the debutant and Hazlewood is on his bike. And that will be tea on day 2 as the players make their way back to the pavilion. This was a very full ball darted right on the bottom of off peg. Hazlewood was a fraction late in bringing his bat down and that allows the pink nut to clatter the off-stump. Hazlewood stares at the bowler and Santner, in response, throws a brazen-faced glare. Looked so funny to the naked eye. Hazlewood b Mitchell Santner 4(10) [4s-1]

49.0 - Craig to Siddle, out Caught by Latham!! And another one! New Zealand are on a roll here. Peter Siddle, who claimed his 200th wicket in this historic day-night Test match, trudges back for a third ball duck. Craig tossed this one up on middle and Siddle was prodding forward. Got a big stride forward and a big booming inside edge too. Latham at FSL clings onto a sharp catch. Siddle c Latham b Craig 0(4)

48.2 - Craig to Smith, out Caught by Watling!! Gone! Craig gets the big fish. Lapse in concentration, is it? Smith departs after recording the highest score (so far) in the first ever day-night Test match. This was slower and spinning in ever so slightly. Smith goes downtown and gets a thin inside edge to the left of Watling, who moves swiftly and gobbles it up. Fantastic bowling backed up by equally fantastic keeping. Smith c Watling b Craig 53(114) [4s-5]

36.1 - Doug Bracewell to Mitchell Marsh, out Caught by Watling!! Lovely delivery from Bracewell, not a great day to be a Marsh today. A tame dismissal though, on a good length and just a hint of nip away from outside off, could have easily left it go through, but Marsh just hangs his bat out to dry, the outside edge is found, Watling moves across to his right and accepts the easy offer. Australia have lost half their side now. Mitchell Marsh c Watling b Doug Bracewell 4(25)

28.4 - Southee to S Marsh, out S Marsh Run Out!! Tragedy for Marsh, Australia find themselves in trouble. Smith is disgusted with himself, as he sold a dummy to his partner. Superb work from McCullum though, that caused all the confusion between the two batsmen. This was full and just outside off, Marsh punched it to the left of mid-off, Marsh set-off for a single. McCullum got across to his left, dived and stopped the ball, Smith responded and then stopped, then he continued to run. Marsh was frozen for a while, then he has to run as his partner came across. McCullum collects the ball, turns around and hits the stumps - all in one action and all happening with him firmly on the turf. Marsh was miles short of his ground, his comeback innings doesn't last for too long. S Marsh run out (Brendon McCullum) 2(12)

24.4 - Southee to Voges, out Caught by Guptill!! Edged and caught! Deserved reward for Southee, he has struck early on day 2. This was very full and swung away late, Voges was shuffling across, doesn't cover for the swing, plays across the line and the thick outside edge is found. Straight to Guptill at third slip, he doesn't drop those. Voges looked scratchy the entire over, his stay doesn't last long. Voges c Guptill b Southee 13(42) [4s-2]

13.1 - Doug Bracewell to Burns, out Bowled!! Australia lose their second wicket, both the openers are back in the hut now. This was just short of a good length and just outside off, there was a hint of shape back in towards the batsman as well. Burns looks to force it through the off-side without any feet movement, gets an inside edge that crashes into the top of leg stump. This game just keeps getting interesting. Burns b Doug Bracewell 14(41) [4s-1]

3.2 - Boult to Warner, out Caught by Southee!! Boult had Warner in strife and the latter finally perishes, couldn't hide the temptation huh! Boult delivers a perfect full outswinger in the corridor of uncertainty, Warner goes for a loose drive and gets a big booming outside edge which lobs to Boult's new ball bowling partner at second slip. Went at head height and Southee did well to reverse-cup it. Warner c Southee b Boult 1(11)

67.5 - Boult to Starc, no run, yorker that's angled in on leg stump line, Starc fails to work it away and wears it on the boot, the umpire raised his finger as soon as the bowler went up, but the angle was taking it down leg. That always looked like that it will miss leg

63.3 - Boult to Nevill, 3 runs, Nevill gets a big round of applause as he raises his fifty. This was pitched up outside off, Nevill leans into the drive and caresses it through the extra cover region, McCullum from mid-off gives chase, had to put in the dive near the rope to haul it back, the batsmen take three

53.4 - Mitchell Santner to Lyon, no run, this was on a length and spinning away slightly, Lyon went for the agricultural swipe and the ball lobbed to Williamson at second slip. Might have kissed the top-edge before it brushed the shoulder on its way to second slip. New Zealand fielders celebrate but umpire S Ravi is unmoved. Ross Taylor signals for a review immediately and there was a never-ending wait before a CONTROVERSIAL verdict came up from Nigel Llong. Remember, this will make up for some debatable news tomorrow morning. During all that wait, Lyon saw a thin edge on the big screen and has started to trundle back to the pavilion. However, he was asked to wait by S Ravi and after numerous replays Lyon was called back to the crease. Baz had a heated chat with the umpire meanwhile and all of the Black Caps fielders look absolutely gutted. Mark Nicholas on air claims "I've never seen Brendon McCullum have such a long conversation with an onfield umpire." "I don't believe what I just saw," asserts Ian Chappell with a discontent tone

5.4 - Boult to Burns, leg byes, 1 run, swinging in from a good length, Burns tries to defend with his bat-pad close together. Raps him in line with middle and dribbles away towards point. Boult and the rest of the fielders plead with umpire S Ravi who shakes his head in disapproval. Meanwhile, Burns and Smith sneak a leg bye

61.2 - Mitchell Marsh to Doug Bracewell, FOUR, pitched up, Bracewell gets under it nicely and plays the eyes-lit-up delicate loft over mid-wicket, bounces just inside the ropes

58.2 - Hazlewood to Southee, FOUR, streaky and edged for a boundary! This was a back of a length delivery, Southee chose to hang back and just play the punch, the ball takes the thick outside edge and hurries through the vacant 3rd slip to the fence

57.0 - Lyon to Southee, FOUR, flat and full, Southee kneels on one knee and just plays the closed-eye slog through the line, couple of bounces and into the ad-cushions at backward square leg

51.0 - Lyon to Mitchell Santner, FOUR, nicely played by Santner, tad short and well outside off, Santner makes room and cuts it square on the off-side, beats the man diving at cover-point and races away to the fence in a hurry

48.3 - Hazlewood to Mitchell Santner, FOUR, this is even better, short and just outside off, Santner spots the length early, rocks back and pulls it in front of square on the on-side, beats the man getting across from deep mid-wicket

48.1 - Hazlewood to Mitchell Santner, FOUR, Hazlewood goes full and wide outside off, turns out to be a low full-toss, he jams his bat down, plays with an open face and gets it square behind point for a boundary

44.3 - Hazlewood to Craig, FOUR, edged and four, short of a good length and just outside off, Craig pushes away from his body, gets a thick outside edge - in the gap between third slip and gully, races away to the boundary

41.4 - Lyon to Mitchell Santner, FOUR, lovely shot, excellent use of the feet from Santner, comes down the track, gets to the pitch of the ball, plays with the spin and lifts it over mid-wicket for a boundary

39.0 - Hazlewood to Craig, FOUR, streaky but four, not the most convincing way to get going, short of a good length and shaping away from outside off, Craig was caught in two minds, makes a late call to let it go, the ball goes off the face of the bat and in between third slip and gully, off the mark with a boundary

36.0 - Mitchell Marsh to Watling, FOUR, fuller and wider of off, Watling hangs his bat in defence and gets a thick outside edge. Played it with soft hands and hence it didn't carry, went in the gap between gully and slip cordon, four valuable runs for New Zealand

33.5 - Lyon to Mitchell Santner, FOUR, the-stubby armed Warner isn't chasing this one. Tired legs I guess. Lyon provides width and Santner is quick on the back foot to send this late cut behind backward point

27.3 - Mitchell Marsh to Ross Taylor, FOUR, full delivery outside off, Taylor looks to drive, gets an outside edge that runs away behind point for a boundary

26.1 - Hazlewood to Ross Taylor, FOUR, Taylor welcomes him with a brilliant shot. Pitched up outside off, Taylor comes on the front foot and laces the drive through the cover region. No need to run for those

25.1 - Mitchell Marsh to Brendon McCullum, FOUR, short delivery that's angled down leg, McCullum helps it away fine and it runs away to the fence

24.3 - Siddle to Brendon McCullum, FOUR, smashed! Pitched up outside off, McCullum leans into the drive and with the power he packs, drills it to the deep extra cover fence

23.1 - Mitchell Marsh to Brendon McCullum, FOUR, uppish but that's been hammered through the off-side! McCullum leans into the drive and bludgeons this full ball through the extra cover region, rockets away to the fence in a jiffy

21.4 - Mitchell Marsh to Ross Taylor, FOUR, that's a nice looking shot by Taylor. Overpitched on leg stump line and he has been dispatches to the fence. Taylor works it in the gap through mid-wicket and collects four

21.1 - Mitchell Marsh to Ross Taylor, FOUR, length delivery outside off, Taylor was looking to leave it, is a little late to hoist his bat up, the ball catches the face of the bat and runs away in the gap between second slip and gully, trickles into the fence

18.0 - Mitchell Marsh to Williamson, FOUR, and again Marsh loses his line and length. Bowls it short and just outside off, Williamson had all the time in the world to rock back as the ball sits up nicely, he pulls it to the deep mid-wicket fence for a maximum

17.3 - Mitchell Marsh to Ross Taylor, FOUR, poor ball! You can't bowl like this if there's just no leeway being given from the other end. All the pressure on the batsmen will fade away. Short and wide outside off, Taylor reaches out and cracks it over extra cover for another boundary

15.4 - Siddle to Williamson, byes, FOUR, was there an inside edge? No, vicious swing for Siddle, short of a good length and shaping back in, Williamson was pushing forward, creates a big gap between bat and pad, the ball beats the inside edge, swings away further and beats Nevill's dive, races away to the fence

6.3 - Hazlewood to Latham, FOUR, this is a good looking shot from Latham, pitched up and on middle and off, Latham unlike the last time, prods forward and drives it past the bowler, no chance for the fielder at mid-off, who gives chase but the ball beats him by a mile

4.5 - Hazlewood to Guptill, FOUR, this is what I was talking about, it was wide enough for the batsman to leave, but Guptill goes for a full-blooded drive, lucky that the outside edge flew in the gap between third slip and gully, races away to the third man fence

1.0 - Hazlewood to Guptill, FOUR, that is a classy cover drive, it was pitched on a half volley length and Guptill did not miss out on that, gets the stride forward and creams the drive through the cover region

54.2 - Lyon to Mitchell Santner, SIX, dances down the track, gets to the pitch well enough to loft it through the line and deposit it into the long-on orbit

48.0 - Siddle to Doug Bracewell, SIX, lovely shot, length ball on Bracewell's pads, he presses across, swings through the line and clears long leg with ease. That went high and deep into the stands. Good attacking cricket from Bracewell

62.5 - Hazlewood to Boult, out Bowled!! Australia need 187 runs to win the Adelaide pink. Straight lines targetting the stumps, Boult made room to heave it high and over mid-off, but missed and witnessed the ball crash into the off-stump. Boult b Hazlewood 5(12)

59.2 - Mitchell Marsh to Southee, out Caught by Lyon!! Steepler that is held on well by Lyon. The ball was hurled on back of a length outside off, Southee stayed put and swung his bat across the line. Didn't seem to hit it too well, the ball lobbed very high and Lyon did a good job to settle under it at deep square leg. Hazlewood had run across from fine leg to snaffle that but Lyon was already there. Southee c Lyon b Mitchell Marsh 13(16) [4s-2]

54.4 - Lyon to Mitchell Santner, out Stumped!! And he's sent packing immediately after that huge hit. Great debut for Santner and he has pushed New Zealand to a place where they might not be that uncomfortable. This was a flighted delivery from Lyon, Santner used his feet yet again but the ball was dropped short to defy him. A full stretch of the back leg was not enough to help him survive. Mitchell Santner st Nevill b Lyon 45(88) [4s-5 6s-1]

46.5 - Hazlewood to Craig, out Caught by Nevill!! Edged and caught! Five wickets for Hazlewood, lack of footwork costs Craig! This was pitched up and shaped away slightly from outside off, Craig was flat-footed as he went hard on the drive, gets a thick outside edge and Nevill gobbles it up with ease. New Zealand lose their seventh wicket and the lead is only 118. Craig c Nevill b Hazlewood 15(25) [4s-2]

38.3 - Hazlewood to Watling, out Caught by Smith!! Edged and caught! Smith makes amends for dropping Watling late yesterday night. Lovely channel from Hazlewood, fraction fuller and shaping away from outside off, drew Watling into playing at that, the outside edge is found as Watling pushed with hard hands, it flew to the left of second slip. Smith dived across and in front of first slip, went with both hands and caught it cleanly. New Zealand have lost an early wicket. Watling c Smith b Hazlewood 7(35) [4s-1]

28.3 - Hazlewood to Ross Taylor, out Lbw!! Ross Taylor just put his head down and walked back - he knew he was plumb in front. Meanwhile, Hazlewood is making the ball talk, with a lot of vicious swing and McGrath-esque stuff. This full delivery swung back in and Taylor was caught shuffling across as he missed out on the flick. Loud appeal and umpire Ravi has his finger up in a flash. Replays show that was hitting middle of middle. Ross Taylor is much like New Zealand's Shane Watson, isn't it? (pun intended). Ross Taylor lbw b Hazlewood 32(32) [4s-5]

25.2 - Mitchell Marsh to Brendon McCullum, out Lbw!! This is a big wicket for Australia. McCullum was threatening to cut loose but Marsh gets his second wicket of the innings. This was bowled on a good length and shapes back in on middle, McCullum was once again looking to defend with his bat and pad tucked together, the ball hits the pad first and the finger went up as soon as the bowler went up. Hawk-Eye shows that it would have crashed into middle. As plumb as it gets! Brendon McCullum lbw b Mitchell Marsh 20(21) [4s-3]

20.0 - Mitchell Marsh to Williamson, out Caught by Nevill!! After bowling all those wayward deliveries, Marsh gets the biggest fish of them all - Kane Williamson. This was on a good length and just outside off, moves away just a little as Williamson pushes at it from the crease, can only manage a faint outside edge that's snaffled easily by Nevill. The umpire checks for Marsh's front foot, but the bowler was fine on that count. New Zealand are effectively 30/3. Williamson c Nevill b Mitchell Marsh 9(24) [4s-1]

15.0 - Hazlewood to Latham, out Caught by Nevill!! Edged and caught! Latham has thrown away a start once again. This was full and way outside off, Latham went reaching for the drive, gets a thick outside edge, Nevill doesn't drop those. Latham didn't even bother to look back, walks back to the hut - disappointed with himself. New Zealand are in some trouble now - having lost both openers. Latham c Nevill b Hazlewood 10(45) [4s-1]

12.3 - Hazlewood to Guptill, out Caught by Mitchell Marsh!! Loose drive from Guptill, his disappointing Test series is over. This was pitched up and nipped away late outside off, Guptill was lured into the drive, goes with hard hands and gets a thick outside edge towards gully. It came at an awkward height, but Mitchell Marsh clasps his hands around it cleanly, even as he was bending back. Reward for Hazlewood's discipline, New Zealand have lost an early wicket once again. Guptill c Mitchell Marsh b Hazlewood 17(39) [4s-2]

62.3 - Hazlewood to Doug Bracewell, 2 runs, beautiful shot and some very good fielding effort. It was fullish, Bracewell shimmied down and lofted it through the line, Warner ran back from mid-off and almost got his finger-tip to it but the ball just evaded him. Top cricket

34.3 - Hazlewood to Watling, no run, Steven Smith is having a horrid day on the field. Second drop catch and that too off the same bowler. Hazlewood is not sitting next to the skipper as and when they have the team meeting tonight. Hazlewood draws Watling forward by pitching it up. Swung away late and Watling's poke went to the right of second slip, who despite getting both hands, spilled it. Went low to his right, you have to take those at this level. As Matthew Hayden on air pointed out yesterday: Players these days, go through a heck of a lot of training and you can't afford to drop catches

23.5 - Mitchell Marsh to Brendon McCullum, 3 runs, dropped! It was a difficult chance though. Pitched up around off, McCullum drills it back towards the bowler, who hardly had any time to react, he tries to reverse cup it towards his left, the ball went like a bullet there, not sure whether he got fingertips on it or not. Went so quickly that Marsh just couldn't react fast enough. To make matters worse, the fielder at mid-off (Australia's massage therapist Grant Baldwin), who moves to his right and misfields as the ball goes right through his legs, that allows the batsmen to come back for the third run

16.2 - Hazlewood to Ross Taylor, 1 run, edged and dropped, Hazlewood can't believe it, Smith is the culprit! This was full and swinging away from outside off, Taylor went hard on the drive, gets a thick edge to the left of second slip. Smith moved across to his left, got both hands and allows the ball to pop out. It was Voges' catch, he was moving to his right and is put off by his captain, can't grab the rebound as well

57.2 - Mitchell Marsh to Doug Bracewell, no run, this was angled in, Bracewell tried to lay the whip but was rapped on the pads. Loud appeal, delayed review but the onfield decision was held. Too high over the leg stump to be given out.

22.2 - Siddle to Brendon McCullum, no run, on a good length and a hint of shape back in on off, McCullum was looking to defend with his bat and pad close together, the ball strikes the pad first and there was a huge shout for lbw, the impact with the pad though was umpire's call and hence, the onfield decision has been upheld. Siddle is not happy with the decision, has a few words to say to umpire Ravi

47.2 - Boult to Siddle, FOUR, on the pads this time around, Siddle flicks it uppishly past a diving mid-wicket, where Santner dives across to his right but couldn't quite reach it. Guptill gives chase but he drags the ball back onto the ad-cushions with his superman dive

37.4 - Southee to S Marsh, FOUR, ah, what timing, what placement! Geoff Marsh, who's in the stands, will be surely proud of his boys. This was full and Shaun had ample width on offer. Leans on the drive and clobbers it in the gap through cover, don't bother running for those Shaun!

36.5 - Doug Bracewell to S Marsh, FOUR, classy! The Marsh brothers are turning it on here! Full and in the slot for Shaun. He caresses a well-timed straight drive past his brother and it runs away to the fence in a hurrry

35.4 - Boult to Mitchell Marsh, FOUR, cracking shot, on a good length and a hint of width outside off, Mitchell gets well forward and drives it on the up, gets it past cover and races away to the fence. The target is just 49 runs away

33.4 - Boult to Mitchell Marsh, FOUR, cracking shot, overpitched and wide outside off, Mitchell leans forward, drives it on the up and gets it wide of cover-point, the timing is sublime and the ball races away to the fence

25.3 - Southee to Voges, FOUR, Southee goes wide of the crease and bowls a short and wide one. Voges won't miss out on that. He quickly transfers his weight on top of the back foot, gets on top of the bounce and cracks it past backward point, no need to run for those

25.0 - Craig to S Marsh, FOUR, Marsh is looking in good touch now. He has been trying to play everything straight. This time he gives the charge and drives this loopy half-volley back past the non-striker, mid-on gives chase but the ball wins the race by a mile

23.4 - Southee to S Marsh, FOUR, once again Southee bowls around the same region, this time Marsh manages to clip it away right off the middle of the bat, races away through the mid-wicket region for another boundary

22.3 - Craig to S Marsh, FOUR, that's a freebie from Craig and why would anyone deny a freebie? Marsh doesn't as he flicks this full toss through the gap at mid-wicket, races away to the fence in no time

20.0 - Southee to Voges, FOUR, again that width on offer and Southee has been dispatched to the fence. Voges slaps it through extra cover, races away to the fence in a jiffy

19.2 - Southee to Voges, FOUR, poor ball from Southee. Short and wide outside off, gets the punishment it deserved. Voges rocks back and cuts it to the right of gully, who dives across but fails to get a hand on it. Hits the fence in no time

18.3 - Craig to S Marsh, FOUR, drags his length back slightly and bowls it wide outside off, Marsh stays back, waits for the ball to arrive and cuts it late to the right of backward point, who gives chase but the ball beats him to the fence

12.4 - Doug Bracewell to Voges, FOUR, smidgen full and swinging away, Voges closes his bat face on the on-drive. Played it with soft hands and hence outside edge safely rolls wide of second slip and gully, off the mark with a streaky four

11.4 - Boult to Smith, FOUR, through his legs! Pitched full around off, Smith was a fraction late on the flick, ball kisses the toe-end and sneaks through his legs, no one at fine leg meaning it's a boundary

11.1 - Boult to Smith, FOUR, another one and this time it's from the willow of Steven Smith. Full and wide, Smith creams the drive through cover and keeps the scoreboard running

11.0 - Doug Bracewell to Warner, FOUR, short and asking to be punished, Warner goes on the back foot and pulls wide of mid-on, once it beat the fielder it was always going to be a boundary

8.3 - Doug Bracewell to Warner, FOUR, another one through! Frustrating times for Doug Bracewell and the New Zealand fielders. Pitched up and angled away, Warner opens the face of the bat late and guides it in the gap between gully and slip cordon

4.0 - Boult to Burns, FOUR, very full on middle, Burns manages to flick it towards fine leg, fielder gets across and puts in the dive, fails to prevent the boundary though

3.1 - Boult to Warner, FOUR, in the air and just wide of a diving backward point. Full and enticing Warner into the drive, Warner falls for the bait and went for it. Slices it to the left of the fielder, lucky runs these for Australia

2.3 - Southee to Warner, FOUR, there comes the swinging blade of Warner! First boundary for him in this first-ever day-night Test match. Short and wide, Warner slashes the cut behind point and he must be a relieved man

1.4 - Boult to Burns, FOUR, edged and through to four. It's the "most dangerous shot" as Ian Chappell on air asserts. Full and wide, Burns leans on the front foot drive and ekes out and outside edge which races away in the gap between gully and slip cordon

38.2 - Mitchell Santner to Mitchell Marsh, SIX, that will do! Steps down the track, gets to the pitch of the ball and smokes it high straight down the ground for a maximum

49.5 - Boult to Nevill, out Caught by Watling!! This game just keeps getting better. 5-wicket haul for Boult, thanks to some brilliant catching by Watling. This was pitched up outside off and shapes back in sharply, Nevill goes for the big booming drive, the ball catches the inside edge and flies to the left of the keeper, where Watling dives full length to his left and takes the catch parallel to the turf. Nevill c Watling b Boult 10(27)

47.1 - Boult to S Marsh, out Caught by Ross Taylor!! Ohh dear! Marsh misses out on a well-deserved fifty. Reminds me of the time he got out against India on 99. He definitely gets nervy when landmarks are around. Coming to the ball, it was bowled on a length outside off, Marsh just hangs his bat at that, the ball takes the outside edge and goes low towards first slip, who crouches low to his left and takes it. A good effort by Taylor to hold on. S Marsh c Ross Taylor b Boult 49(117) [4s-6]

38.3 - Mitchell Santner to Mitchell Marsh, out Caught by Williamson!! Oh, just when the Marsh brothers seemed like finishing it off, the younger Marsh throws it away. This was a smidgen short and spinning away from the right-hander. Mitchell goes deep inside the crease and pulls high in the air, sans any timing. Gets a thick top-edge which swirls high in the air towards the vacant mid-on region. Williamson from mid-wicket runs across, puts in the dive and grabs it with both hands. Good catch that. Mitchell Marsh c Williamson b Mitchell Santner 28(29) [4s-2 6s-1]

29.2 - Boult to Voges, out Caught by Southee!! Edged and caught! Boult strikes immediately after the dinner break. This was pushed through on off and nipped away a fraction, Voges was prodding forward, doesn't cover for the swing. As a result, the outside edge is found. Southee dived across to his right at second slip, the ball was dying onto him, but he does well to get both hands underneath and completes a neat catch. Just the moment New Zealand needed, can they make further inroads? Voges c Southee b Boult 28(45) [4s-4]

13.2 - Boult to Smith, out Lbw!! New Zealand are back in the game here. One opener, skipper and the vice-captain are back in the hutch. This was on a good length and swung in late on middle, Smith was on the shuffle trying to block. Beaten by the late swing and is rapped a tad high on the pads. Umpire Richard Illingworth has his finger up in a flash as soon as the Black caps appealed in unsion. That will be drinks then. Smith lbw b Boult 14(24) [4s-2]

12.1 - Doug Bracewell to Warner, out Caught by Southee!! Good bowling this from Doug Bracewell and New Zealand wanted this wicket badly, didn't they? Pitched on a good length and swung away from Warner. He couldn't resist his temptaion after spotting the width. Dabs awkwardly with an angled bat and outside edge goes to the right of second slip where Southee grabs a well-judged catch. Warner c Southee b Doug Bracewell 35(37) [4s-4]

5.3 - Boult to Burns, out Lbw!! That's plumb than a plumby Mcplumb. Don't get carried away - that's hitting middle of middle. On a good length and swinging in late, Burns was late on the attempted flick. Missed and he just walked away after being pinged on his front pad. Didn't even consult his partner before trudging back. Replays show that was clipping leg though. However, to the naked eye it looked dead plumb. Burns lbw b Boult 11(14) [4s-2]

10.4 - Doug Bracewell to Smith, 1 run, is that the match? Mitchell Santner has dropped Steven Smith. Back of a length delivery on middle, Smith stays firm inside the crease and opts to pull. Gets a top-edge and it went straight into the blue skies of Adelaide Oval. Santner at mid-wicket looked settled under it but he couldn't hang on. He tried to reverse-cup it but the ball burst through his hands, jittery times Santner?

27.4 - Southee to Voges, no run, angled in on a length and just outside off, Voges gets outside the line of off and misses his push, wears it on the pad. The Kiwis went upstairs but that was an utter waste of a review