New Zealand beat Australia by 24 runs to claim Chappell-Hadlee series win on February 05, 2017 at Hamilton (Sunday). Victory meant a 2-0 series win for the Kiwis, with the third match having been washed out.
Ross Taylor and Trent Boult played starring roles as New Zealand sealed victory in the Chappell-Hadlee one-day series with Australia. Australia got bundled out for 257 with 3 overs to spare while chasing a target of 282. Starc finished 29 not out as Australia were rolled for 257, suffering a 2-0 series loss after Trent Boult claimed career-best figures of 6-33 in front of a sold-out crowd at Seddon Park.
Starc and Pat Cummins shared a six-laden partnership worth 51 runs. Australia’s victory equation had been 33 runs required from 33 balls with three wickets in hand prior to Cummins’ dismissal.
Toss – New Zealand
New Zealand 281/9
Ross Taylor 107 – Dean Brownlie 63
Australia 257 all out
Aron Finch 56 – Travis Head 53
Trent Boult 33-6
Series – New Zealand won the 3-match series 2-0
Player of the match – TA Boult (New Zealand)