WC 2011 Match Facts and Statistics: Australia Vs New Zealand

Both the teams drubbed minnow opponents in their first match. A cracker of fight was expected. Alas!! New Zealand proved to be another minnow against mighty Australians. Here is the scorecard and match statistics.

Match Facts

    Match 8
    Captains: Ponting (Aus), Vettori (NZ)
    Toss: Aus
    Result: Aus won by 7 wkts
    MOM: Johnson
    50s: 3 (N McCullum for NZ, Watson and Haddin for Aus)
    6s: 1 (Watson)
    3wkts or more: 4/33 Johnson, 3/35 Tait
    100+ partnerships: 133 1st wkt Watson and Haddin
    50+ partnerships:
    54 runs 8th wkt N McCullum and Vettori

Record

    Australia registered their 25th consecutive World Cup win.
    Watson hit his 2nd consecutive 50 in 2011 WC
    Johnson took 4 wkts for the 2nd consecutive match.

New Zealand innings (50 overs maximum)

    Guptill b Watson 10 runs 2 4s
    B McCullum† c Krejza b Tait 16 runs 3 4s
    Ryder c Haddin b Johnson 25 runs 6 4s
    Taylor b Tait 7 runs 1 four
    Franklin c Haddin b Johnson 0
    Styris c Haddin b Tait 0
    How lbw b Smith 22 runs 1 four
    N McCullum lbw b Johnson 52 runs 3 4s
    Vettori c Haddin b Lee 44 runs 5 4s
    Southee c Ponting b Johnson 6 runs
    Bennett not out 0
    Extras (b 1, lb 8, w 13, nb 2) 24
    Total (45.1 overs) 206

Fall of wickets

    1-20 (BB McCullum, 3.4 ov), 2-40 (Guptill, 8.5 ov), 3-66 (Ryder, 13.2 ov), 4-66 (Franklin, 13.5 ov), 5-67 (Styris, 14.4 ov), 6-73 (Taylor, 16.6 ov), 7-121 (How, 28.6 ov), 8-175 (NL McCullum, 41.2 ov), 9-206 (Vettori, 44.6 ov), 10-206 (Southee, 45.1 ov)

Bowling

    B Lee 8 ov 2 maidens 29/1
    Tait 7 ov 35/3
    Johnson 9.1 ov 3 maidens 33/4
    Watson 3 ov 1 maiden 9/1
    Krejza 9 ov 47/0
    Smith 9 ov 44/1

Australia innings (target: 207 runs from 50 overs)

    Watson b Bennett 62 runs 6 4s 1 six
    Haddin c Franklin b Bennett 55 runs 8
    Ponting st B McCullum b Southee 12 ov 28 1 four
    Clarke not out 24 runs 4 4s
    White not out 22 runs 3 4s
    Extras (lb 3, w 29) 32
    Total (34 overss) 207/3

Fall of wickets

    1-133 (Haddin, 18.1 ov), 2-136 (Watson, 18.3 ov), 3-167 (Ponting, 26.4 ov)

Bowling

    Southee 10 ov 2 maidens 45/1
    Vettori 7 ov 39/0
    Bennett 7 ov 63/2
    N McCullum 3 ov 22/0
    Ryder 5 ov 24/0
    Franklin 2 ov 11/1
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