Top-ranked New Zealand collapsed to 82 all in the face of enticing bowling on Thursday as Australia took its second international win in a single day with 113 runs to mark the Chappell-Hadlee series in the UK. Cairns. Australia clinched a thrilling opening match on Tuesday by two goals with a three-match confrontation now decided for a rubber die-off on Sunday. Spinner Adam Zampa weave his magic in 5-35 while the controller Sean Abbottfor the injured Cameron Greenthrows an incredible 28-dot ball in a row, conceding only once from five passes with two catches.
Mitchell Starc won 2-12 in an all-out attack with 17 passes to spare.
“We knew we had to defend overall, we just had to be extremely disciplined with the ball and we did it from ball one,” said the Australia captain. Aaron Finch.
“Once we started to put some pressure on, we felt it would be harder to score as the game went on.”
Finch under pressure failed again, for a duck, but Steve Smith hit 61 and Starc (38 didn’t pass) and Josh Hazlewood (23 not out) added important late runs.
It does appear to be a catchable target, however, but the chase begins miserably for the guests when Martin Guptil (two) got a dense advantage over Starc in the opener and Finch caught it.
Captain New Zealand Kane Williamson fell to Zampa, completely without a full throw, with his dismissal putting them in deep trouble on April 33 in the 19th inning.
“Obviously they don’t give their best with the bat, in some cases light layoffs,” Williamson said.
“It must be said that Australia excelled with the ball and gave us nothing.”
Stabilize the ship
After scoring 5, 5, 1, 15, 0 and 0 in his last six ODIs, Finch failed again, landing a tame hit into Williamson’s hand safe from Henry’s pitch with just a ball. second ball.
The same duo teamed up again to eliminate David Warner (five) in an almost mirror dismissal two parts later.
Australia’s top order also collapsed similarly in the first match, when Alex Carey and Green came to the rescue.
When Green went missing, Carey teamed up with Smith to hold the ship for 28 miles before he became stranded on the 12th.
Australian Glenn Maxwell hit the top six of the game in the 28th round, but he misjudged a Boult serve shortly after, overtaking Guptill deep on the 25th.
Smith delivered the 27th in his half a century a day, but after a big hit as he tried to get the scoreboard to move, handing the Southee ball to Boult before Starc and Hazlewood starred with a late hit.
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