Hughes leads Aus to 10-wkt win

Posted on Mar 23 2010 - 7:09pm by

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Phillip Hughes smashed an unbeaten 86 from 75 balls (with 12 fours and a six) to lead Australia to a 10-wicket win in the first Test at Wellington. The tourists chased the target of 106 in just 23 overs. This was after the Kiwis were bowled out for 407 in their second innings. Test Debutant Ryan Harris claimed four wickets as the Kiwis slumped from an overnight score of 369 for 6. Brendon McCullum just managed to cross a Test century before falling for 104. The Man of the Match award went to Michael Clarke for scoring 168 in the first innings.

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