Australia VS New Zealand Series wrap up

Australia VS New Zealand Series wrap up

The Australians continued their wonderful summer with an emphatic series win over the black caps thus re affirming their position as the number 1 ODI team in the world.

Johnson and Harris set up Aussie win

Johnson and Harris set up Aussie win

It was Mitchell Johnson and Ryan Harris who were Australia’s heroes with the ball at the end of the second ODI. Australia survived a late scare from the new Zealand skipper Daniel Vettori after his he displayed a wonderful array of shots all round the wicket en route his innings of 70 of just 49 balls.

Expect another close game at Auckland

Expect another close game at Auckland

The Chappel-Hadlee series between the Trans-Tasman rivals has invariably produced thrilling cricket. And if the opening ODI at Napier was anything to go by, there is another humdinger of a series in store. The game on Wednesday went down to the wire, with a gritty lower-order effort by all-rounder Scott Styris making a difference in a rather tense atmosphere.