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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

New Zealand 41-4 to Chase 347-9 - Australia vs England 3rd ODI 2007 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - New Zealand 41-4 to Chase 347-9 - Australia vs England 3rd ODI 2007


Watch the highlights of New Zealand 41-4 to Chase 347-9 - Australia vs England 3rd ODI 2007 - Australia tour of New Zealand 3-match one-day international series of the 3rd ODI match played between New Zealand vs Australia at Hamilton in 2007  - New Zealand won by 1-wicket.

One of the Most Impossibe and Thrilling run chase in ODI cricket history, Chasing 347 to win, New Zealand were lost at 41 for 4 wickets under 10 overs and in now way looked getting anywhere close to the target, but one of the best last over chases was in store.

Peter Fulton took the attack to the Australians and slammed a gritty quick-fire fifty before he was dismissed and in walked Brendon McCullum to join Craig McMillan.

McMillan then launched an unstoppable attack with slashing boundaries and towering sixes to bring up his century is just 67 balls - the fastest century in ODI cricket history by a New Zealand batsman at that time which was also one the best innings in cricket ever.

Eventually McMillan was out on 116 and it was now up to McCullum who was batting with the tail to steer the Kiwis home in what was going to be one of the best last over thrilling finishes in cricket history ever.

With 44 needed from the last 5 overs and 2 wickets in hand, luck favored New Zealand as Mark Gillespie squeezed some useful boundaries off inside edges and living dangerously.

He was eventually run out, but not before making a huge impact with a 15-ball 28 runs cameo which put the match perfectly in balance with 7 runs off the last over with 1 wicket remaining and McCullum on strike.

Without allowing for any more twists and turns, McCullum smashed the first ball of the last over for a massive six, releasing all the tension and pressure and with the scores level, hit a four to wrap up the match in a thrilling 1 wicket win and a 3-0 clean sweep in the series.

New Zealand pulled off a terrific win from the blue in one of the greatest run chase in cricket history and one of the best last over finishes in cricket history ever.

Earlier Australia won the toss and decided to batting first - theit opener Matthe Hayden smashed unbeaten 181, Shane Watson 68 and Bradd Haddin 38 helped to Australia set the huge total of 346-5 in 50 overs.