Cameron Green-Hazlewood Partnership creates history for highest stand for 10th wicket

Cameron Green and Josh Hazlewood

The Australian cricketers Cameron Green and Josh Hazlewood created a record for sharing the highest stand for the 10th wicket during the first test of Australia’s tour of New Zealand 2024.

Cameron Green-Hazlewood Partnership creates history

The Australian duo Cameron Green and Hazlewood had their best stand during the test match against New Zealand. Their partnership frustrated New Zealand’s bowling attack on day 02 scoring 116 runs for the final wicket.

They also broke the previous record of 114 runs set by Jason Gillespie and Glenn McGrath in 2004.

Batting first Australia openers Steve Smith and Khawaja had a decent run as they scored 61 runs for the first wicket.

After the dismissal of Labuschagne for one run by Kuggeleijn, Green came to bat at No. 4 in the lineup and arrived at the crease right after the lunch break on Thursday.

Despite Green started scoring runs, top-class batters like Travis Head and Mitchell Marsh were sent out at regular intervals.

Marsh was the other scorer for Australia as he smashed 40 runs on 29 deliveries. But New Zealand bowlers continued to create havoc on Australia’s batting lineup.

With the dismissal of Alex Carey, Starc, Cummins, and Lyon, Hazlewood joined forces with Cameron Green who scored 174* runs for the side in the first innings.

With the dismissal of Hazlewood for 22 runs, Australia scored 383 runs. On the other hand, Matt Henry bagged a five-wicket haul while another bowler William Kuddeleijn bagged two wickets each.

On the other hand, the Australian bowlers terrified the New Zealand batting line-up dismissing the top order and few wickets in the middle order. They bagged 5 wickets for 29 runs where Williamson and Rachin Ravindra were sent out on a duck.

Tom Blundell and Glenn Maxwell joined forces to lift the score above a hundred. But soon after the former’s dismissal, New Zealand crumbled as they scored only 179 runs in the 44th over.

Matt Henry who bagged five wickets, has also been impressive with bat scoring 42 runs. Lyon was impressive after dismissing four batters while Hazlewood bagged two wickets.

Australia started their second innings where Steven Smith and Laubschagne were sent out with 0 and 2 runs at the time of writing at Basin Reserve, Wellington.