New Zealand vs Australia, 1st Test - Live Cricket Score, Commentary

Australia tour of New Zealand, 2024 | 29 Feb 2024, 03:30 AM | Basin Reserve

Australia won by 172 runs.
GT

New Zealand

179/10 (43.1 ov) & 196/10 (64.4 ov)

RCB

Australia

383/10 (115.1 ov) & 164/10 (51.1 ov)

Current Run Rate : 3.03

Batter R B SR 4s 6s
Daryl Mitchell* 38 130 29.23 2 0
William O Rourke 0 5 0.00 0 0
Bowler O M R W Eco
Josh Hazlewood* 9.4 2 20 2 2.07

Last Wicket : Daryl Mitchell 38 (130) c & b J Hazlewood

Live Commentry

w 64.4 Josh Hazlewood to Daryl Mitchell, no run, c & b J Hazlewood, Caught out !! fast ball, good length, on the stumps, A risky shot choice by Daryl Mitchell as the batter hangs in the crease to strike it towards , only to get an edge that goes straight into the hands of Josh Hazlewood for a soft dismissal. Wicket c & b J Hazlewood

0 64.3 Josh Hazlewood to Daryl Mitchell, no run, Dot ball !! fast ball, full length, on the stumps, Daryl Mitchell hangs in the crease, dabs pull with soft hands toward deep mid wicket, but the fielder is quick to react, thwarts the ball.

0 64.2 Josh Hazlewood to Daryl Mitchell, no run, Dot ball !! fast ball, full length, on the off stump, Daryl Mitchell goes forward, dabs cut with soft hands toward point, but the fielder is quick to react, thwarts the ball.

0 64.1 Josh Hazlewood to Daryl Mitchell, no run, Dot ball !! fast ball, full length, on the off stump, Daryl Mitchell hangs in the crease, dabs cut with soft hands toward point, but the fielder is quick to react, thwarts the ball.

End of Over 64 (1 Runs)
William O’Rourke 0 (5)
Daryl Mitchell 38 (126)
New Zealand 196/9
Nathan Lyon
27-8-65-6

0 63.6 Nathan Lyon to William O Rourke, no run, Dot ball !! off break ball, full length, on the off stump, William O Rourke hangs in the crease and strives to hit defensive shot, aiming to fend it off, but ball is too tricky to hit.

0 63.5 Nathan Lyon to William O Rourke, no run, Dot Ball !! off break ball, full length, on the stumps, and William O Rourke hangs on and tries to hit defensive shot, but misses it completely as ball beats the bat, goes to the keeper.

1 63.4 Nathan Lyon to Daryl Mitchell, 1 run, Daryl Mitchell goes forward and plays a well-timed cut off an off break ball delivers at a good length by the bowler, but the ball lands safely in the hands of the fielder at point for 1 run.

0 63.3 Nathan Lyon to Daryl Mitchell, no run, Dot ball !! off break ball, full length, on the stumps, Nathan Lyon sends down a sharp delivery, Daryl Mitchell hangs in the crease to defend it, but mistimes the shot, beats the bat, leaving the batter confused.

0 63.2 Nathan Lyon to Daryl Mitchell, no run, Dot ball !! off break ball, full length, on the stumps, Daryl Mitchell hangs in the crease and dabs defensive shot with soft hands, but the fielder is quick to react and thwarts the ball.

0 63.1 Nathan Lyon to Daryl Mitchell, no run, Dot ball !! off break ball, full length, on the stumps, Daryl Mitchell hangs in the crease, dabs reverse sweep with soft hands toward deep point, but the fielder is quick to react, thwarts the ball.

End of Over 63 (1 Runs)
William O’Rourke 0 (3)
Daryl Mitchell 37 (122)
New Zealand 195/9
Josh Hazlewood
9-2-20-1

0 62.6 Josh Hazlewood to William O Rourke, no run, Dot ball !! fast ball, good length, on the off stump, Josh Hazlewood sends down a sharp delivery, William O Rourke hangs in the crease to defend it, but mistimes the shot, beats the bat, leaving the batter confused.

0 62.5 Josh Hazlewood to William O Rourke, no run, Dot ball !! fast ball, good length, on the stumps, Josh Hazlewood sends down a delivery outside the stumps, and William O Rourke hangs in the crease and watches it closely, deciding to let ball go to the keeper.

1 62.4 Josh Hazlewood to Daryl Mitchell, 1 run, Daryl Mitchell goes forward and plays a well-timed drive off an fast ball delivers at a full length by the bowler, but the ball lands safely in the hands of the fielder at long off for 1 run.

0 62.3 Josh Hazlewood to Daryl Mitchell, no run, Dot ball !! fast ball, full length, on the off stump, Daryl Mitchell hangs in the crease and slash sweep towards deep mid wicket, but the fielder reacts promptly and blocks it right away.

0 62.2 Josh Hazlewood to Daryl Mitchell, no run, Dot ball !! fast ball, full length, on the off stump, Daryl Mitchell hangs in the crease and dabs defensive shot, but the fielder reacts promptly and blocks it right away.

0 62.1 Josh Hazlewood to Daryl Mitchell, no run, Dot Ball !! fast ball, full length, on the stumps, and Daryl Mitchell hangs on and tries to hit drive, but misses it completely as ball beats the bat, goes to the keeper.

End of Over 62 (6 Runs)
William O’Rourke 0 (1)
Daryl Mitchell 36 (118)
New Zealand 194/9
Nathan Lyon
26-8-64-6

0 61.6 Nathan Lyon to William O Rourke, no run, Dot ball !! off break ball, full length, on the stumps, Nathan Lyon sends down a sharp delivery, William O Rourke hangs in the crease to defend it, but mistimes the shot, beats the bat, leaving the batter confused.

w 61.5 Nathan Lyon to Tim Southee, no run, c M Starc b NM Lyon, Caught out!! off break ball full length on the off stump, Tim Southee goes forward to take the gamble with sloge sweep towards long on, in the air!! and is perfectly caught by Mitchell Starc. Leading to a soft dismissal. Wicket c M Starc b NM Lyon

0 61.4 Nathan Lyon to Tim Southee, no run, Dot ball !! off break ball, full length, on the stumps, Nathan Lyon bowls a sharp delivery, and Tim Southee hangs in the crease to defend the ball, but the ball nips away and beats the bat, leaving the batter stranded.

6 61.3 Nathan Lyon to Tim Southee, Six, Six !! What a delivery! off break ball lands right on the stumps, Tim Southee goes forward, exhibits impeccable timing as batter hammers sloge sweep sending it flying to the long off region for a remarkable Maximum!

0 61.2 Nathan Lyon to Tim Southee, no run, Dot ball !! off break ball, full length, on the off stump, Nathan Lyon sends down a sharp delivery, Tim Southee hangs in the crease to defend it, but mistimes the shot, beats the bat, leaving the batter confused.

0 61.1 Nathan Lyon to Tim Southee, no run, Dot ball !! off break ball, full length, on the stumps, Nathan Lyon sends down a sharp delivery, Tim Southee hangs in the crease to defend it, but mistimes the shot, beats the bat, leaving the batter confused.

End of Over 61 (2 Runs)
Tim Southee 1 (2)
Daryl Mitchell 36 (118)
New Zealand 188/8
Josh Hazlewood
8-2-19-1

1 60.6 Josh Hazlewood to Tim Southee, 1 run, Tim Southee hangs in the crease and plays a well-timed drive off an fast ball delivers at a full length by the bowler, but the ball lands safely in the hands of the fielder at mid on for 1 run.

0 60.5 Josh Hazlewood to Tim Southee, no run, Dot Ball !! fast ball, full length, on the stumps, and Tim Southee hangs on and tries to hit drive, but misses it completely as ball beats the bat, goes to the keeper.

w 60.4 Josh Hazlewood to Matt Henry, no run, c S Smith b J Hazlewood, Caught out !! fast ball, full length, on the stumps, Matt Henry goes forward, takes a big risk by attempting cut towards point, but unfortunately, the ball flies towards Steven Smith, who displays excellent fielding skills to complete the catch, resulting in the dismissal of Matt Henry. Wicket c S Smith b J Hazlewood

0 60.3 Josh Hazlewood to Matt Henry, no run, Dot ball !! off break ball, full length, on the stumps, Josh Hazlewood sends down a sharp delivery, Matt Henry hangs in the crease to defend it, but mistimes the shot, beats the bat, leaving the batter confused.

0 60.2 Josh Hazlewood to Matt Henry, no run, Dot ball !! fast ball, full length, on the off stump, Daryl Mitchell hangs in the crease, dabs cut with soft hands toward point, but the fielder is quick to react, thwarts the ball.

Match Details
Match NZ vs AUS, 1st Test
Series Australia tour of New Zealand, 2024
Date 29 Feb 2024
Time 03:30 AM
Toss New Zealand elected to bowl
Venue Basin Reserve, New Zealand
Umpires Marais Erasmus (South Africa), Michael Gough (England), Nitin Menon (India, TV)
Referee Ranjan Madugalle (Sri Lanka)