New Zealand vs Australia 1st Test 2016: NZ v Aus Review, Scorecard and Highlights

So the first test match between New Zealand and Australia have concluded and it is the mighty Aussies who have come up and beaten New Zealand by an innings and 52 runs. The match was played at the Basin Reserve in Wellington and Australia won the toss and opted to bowl. After being beaten in the One Day Series Australia was looking for revenge and they did just that.



NZ vs Aus Match Information

Dates: 12,13,14,15 February 2016 (5-day match)

Fri, 12 Feb – day 1 – Australia 1st innings 147/3 (UT Khawaja 57*, AC Voges 7*, 40 ov)
Sat, 13 Feb – day 2 – Australia 1st innings 463/6 (AC Voges 176*, PM Siddle 29*, 130 ov)
Sun, 14 Feb – day 3 – New Zealand 2nd innings 178/4 (HM Nicholls 31*, 62.3 ov)
Mon, 15 Feb – day 4 – New Zealand 2nd innings 327 (104.3 ov) – end of match



Result: Australia won by an innings and 52 runs

NZ vs Aus Scorecard

Rotate your mobile in landscape mode for best experience

New Zealand 1st innings R M B
MJ Guptill c Smith b Hazlewood 18 31
TWM Latham c †Nevill b Hazlewood 6 12
KS Williamson c †Nevill b Siddle 16 24
HM Nicholls c †Nevill b Siddle 8 25
BB McCullum* c Warner b Hazlewood 0 7
CJ Anderson c Khawaja b Lyon 38 144
BJ Watling† c †Nevill b Hazlewood 17 69
DAJ Bracewell c Voges b Siddle 5 14
MD Craig not out 41 80
TG Southee c Hazlewood b Lyon 0 6
TA Boult c Khawaja b Lyon 24 25
Extras (b 4, lb 1, nb 5) 10
Total (all out; 48 overs; 223 mins) 183 (3.81 runs per over)

Australia Feilding

Bowling O M R W
JR Hazlewood 14 2 42 4
JM Bird 10 1 52 0
PM Siddle 12 5 37 3
MR Marsh 6 1 15 0
NM Lyon 6 0 32 3

Australia Batting

Australia 1st innings R M B
JA Burns c †Watling b Southee 0 6
DA Warner c †Watling b Southee 5 14
UT Khawaja lbw b Boult 140 347
SPD Smith* c & b Craig 71 133
AC Voges c & b Craig 239 504
MR Marsh c & b Boult 0 5
PM Nevill† c †Watling b Anderson 32 113
PM Siddle c Anderson b Bracewell 49 105
JR Hazlewood c Southee b Bracewell 8 10
NM Lyon c & b Anderson 3 34
JM Bird not out 3 26
Extras (b 4, lb 3, w 2, nb 3) 12
Total (all out; 154.2 overs; 653 mins) 562 (3.64 runs per over)

New Zealand Feilding

Bowling O M R W
TG Southee 31 5 87 2
TA Boult 33 6 101 2
DAJ Bracewell 33 4 127 2
CJ Anderson 18 0 79 2
MD Craig 35.2 2 153 2
KS Williamson 4 0 8 0

New Zealand 2nd Innings

New Zealand 2nd innings R M B
TWM Latham c Khawaja b Lyon 63 215
MJ Guptill c Marsh b Lyon 45 89
KS Williamson c †Nevill b Hazlewood 22 72
HM Nicholls b Bird 59 185
BB McCullum* lbw b Marsh 10 43
CJ Anderson lbw b Marsh 0 27
BJ Watling† b Lyon 10 40
DAJ Bracewell lbw b Hazlewood 14 56
MD Craig not out 33 92
TG Southee c Khawaja b Lyon 48 35
TA Boult b Marsh 12 20
Extras (b 2, lb 5, nb 4) 11
Total (all out; 104.3 overs; 436 mins) 327 (3.12 runs per over)

Australia Feilding

Bowling O M R W
JR Hazlewood 29 7 75 2
JM Bird 19 4 51 1
PM Siddle 8 0 30 0
MR Marsh 17.3 2 73 3
NM Lyon 31 10 91 4

New Zealand vs Australia Review and Highlights

Martin Guptill and Tom Latham opened the innings for New Zealand but was not able to do much as Hazelwood struck early and New Zealand was 17-1. This was just the start of a nightmare for New Zealand as they were bowled out for just 183 in 48 overs. Mark Craig the tail-ender was the pick of the batsmen for New Zealand as he made 41 off 57 balls with 5 fours and Corey Anderson also made his contribution of 38 off 87 balls.

The Australian bowlers was spot on and bowled beautifully to the home side. Hazelwood was the pick of the bowlers as he took 4-42 in 14 overs. Siddle and Lyon took 3 wickets each.

When Australia came on to bat they just had one thing and that was a good total in the first innings and all the pressure would fall on New Zealand and they did just that as they made 562-10 in 154.2 overs.

Usman Khwaja scored his fourth test hundred in style with a boundary and went on to make 140 off 216 balls with 25 fours but the main man was Adam Voges who made his second test double hundred with style as well by hitting a boundary to reach the milestone and went on to make 239 off 364 balls with 30 fours and three sixes. Southee, Boult, Bracewell, Anderson, and Craig all took 2 wickets each.

New Zealand had a huge lead when they came on to bat and there was a lot of pressure on them to paly out the days remaining but it is always difficult to play when you have nothing but to survive in order to draw the match.

They were able to make 327-10 in 104.3 overs as Latham made 63 off 164 balls with three fours, Guptill made 45, Nicholls made 59, Craig made 33 and Southee made 48. Lyon took 4-91 in 31 overs and was the pick of the bowlers for Australia in the second innings.

Adam Voges was declared the man of the match for his brilliant double hundred.

Comments are closed.

Open

Close