Moon Of Liberty Cricket – NZ v Aus ODI Games 2 & 3

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One Day Internationals – Australia Tour of New Zealand

ODI Game 2 in Napier – New Zealand v Australia

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Washout in Napier

The second ODI between New Zealand and Australia was abandoned without a ball being bowled. Early rain meant the outfield was unplayable for the whole day. A late inspection left fans hopeful they may see a reduced 20 over game the inspection was failed and the game was called off at 6.30pm local time. The draw means New Zealand cannot lose the series going into the final game.

Full Report (Cricbuzz)

ODI Game 3 in Hamilton – New Zealand v Australia

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Six Wickets for Boult hands New Zealand the series

New Zealand have completed a series win over Australia with a 24 run win in Hamilton. A century from Ross Taylor (107) helped the Black Caps set a decent total of 281. Mitchell Starc was the best of the Aussie bowlers taking three wickets. The visitors looked like they may get there at 249-7 but Trent Boult who already had three wickets came on to take the final three wickets for just 8 runs finishing with figures of 6-33 to be the difference and get the win over the old adversary across the Tasman. It is also New Zealand’s eight series win in a row on home soil confirming how difficult they are to beat on their own patch.

Full Report (ESPN)

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MOON OF LIBERTY SCOREBOARD

Cricket Results

ODI Game 2At McLean Park, Napier, New Zealand

New Zealand v Australia

Rain Stopped play – Match Abandoned with a ball being bowled

Match Drawn

New Zealand Lead the series 1-0

ODI Game 3 At Seddon Park, Hamilton, New Zealand

New Zealand v Australia

New Zealand281/9 – (50 Overs) – (Taylor 107, Brownlie 63, Starc 3-63)

Australia257 – (47 Overs) – (Finch 56, Head 53, Boult 6-33)

New Zealand win by 24 runs

New Zealand Win the series 2-0

MOON OF LIBERTY STAR MANTrent Boult (New Zealand)

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