Black Caps Trounce Australia In Chappell Hadlee Opener

Publish Date
Thursday, 4 February 2016, 7:05AM

The Black Caps have thrashed Australia in the opening one dayer of the Chappell Hadlee series at Eden Park.

New Zealand have thumped Australia by 159 runs, bowling them out for 148.

Earlier, Martin Guptill's 90 guided New Zealand to 307/8, before three wickets each to Matt Henry and Trent Boult skittled the Australian top order to 41 for six.

James Faulkner and Matthew Wade tried to steady the Australian ship, however their dismissals allowed Mitchell Santner to wrap things up, eventually bowling out Australia for 148.

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