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New Zealand cricket team in Australia in 2004–05

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The New Zealand national cricket team toured Australia in the 2004–05 season and played 2 Test matches against Australia.


Test series

Australia won the Test series 2-0 with convincing wins in both matches.

  • 1st Test (Brisbane) – Australia won by innings and 156 runs
  • 2nd Test (Adelaide) – Australia won by 213 runs
  • Glenn McGrath was named man of the series after hitting his first half century in the First Test and took 9 wickets over the two matches.

    One Day Internationals

    Australia and New Zealand played an ODI series which ended 1-1 with one game abandoned due to rain. This was the inaugural Chappell–Hadlee Trophy.

  • 1st ODI (Melbourne) New Zealand won by 4 wickets. This was the first win by New Zealand against Australia in almost 3 years.
  • 2nd ODI (Sydney) Australia won by 17 runs
  • 3rd ODI (Brisbane) Match abandoned without ball being bowled due to heavy rain preventing the series decider from taking place.
  • For more information about the ODI competition, see : 2004–05 Chappell–Hadlee Trophy.


    New Zealand cricket team in Australia in 2004–05 Wikipedia

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