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Australia vs New Zealand Team (TEST)

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AUS vs NZ Cricket Scorecard (TEST)

2nd Test TEST, Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Melbourne, 26 December, 2019

Australia
Ist INN

467/10

(155.1) RR 3.00

2nd INN

168 /5

(54.2) 3.09

v/s
Australia beat New Zealand by 247 runs
New Zealand
Ist INN

148/10

(54.5) RR 2.69

2nd INN

240 /10

(71.0) RR 3.38

Pitch Report

The pitch has 10.5 mm of grass. There should be plenty of moisture early on.

SWOT Analysis

AustraliaNew Zealand
StrengthTop order battingPace attack
WeaknessInconsistent middle orderFlavourless batting
OpportunitiesTo win and take an unassailable lead in the seriesTo level the series
ThreatsKane Williamson, Trent BoultSteven Smith, Mitchell Starc

Head to Head

AustraliaNew Zealand
Matches won328
Home Wins155
Away Wins123
Highest Innings Score607 on Friday, December 03, 1993624 on Friday, November 13, 2015
Lowest Innings Score103 on Thursday, March 13, 198642 on Friday, March 29, 1946

Top Performers

AustraliaNew Zealand
Highest Total Chased259 on Friday, November 22, 1985227 on Friday, March 08, 1974
Lowest Total Defended214 on Saturday, March 11, 2000150 on Friday, December 09, 2011
Most Prolific BatsmanAllan Border - 1500 RunsJohn Wright - 1277 Runs
Highest Individual Score253 by David Warner On Friday, November 13, 2015290 by Ross Taylor On Friday, November 13, 2015
Most Successful BowlerShane Warne - 103 WicketsRichard Hadlee - 130 Wickets
Best Bowling Analysis6/31 by Shane Warne On Friday, November 26, 19939/52 by Richard Hadlee On Friday, November 08, 1985

Team Rankings

Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 5046 120
2 Australia 4320 108
3 England 5253 105
4 New Zealand 3449 105
5 South Africa 3537 98
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 6745 125
2 India 7748 121
3 New Zealand 4837 112
4 South Africa 5193 110
5 Australia 5854 110
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 8366 270
2 Australia 6986 269
3 England 5568 265
4 South Africa 4720 262
5 India 10645 260
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