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Josh Hazlewood’s Humble Brag: ‘Aiming Not to Look Too Pretty’ After Historic NZ vs. AUS Test Partnership Shocks Fans!

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Australian all-rounder Cameron Green and number 11 batsman Josh Hazlewood put on an amazing 116-run partnership for the last wicket on the second day of the Wellington Test against New Zealand, rescuing Australia from a shaky 267-9 at the end of the first day.

In the last over of the day, Green struck three boundaries in a row to record his second Test century. The following morning, he added to his total, helping Australia reach an outstanding 383. Green, who had a career best score of 174 and was undefeated, found a capable partner in Hazlewood, who added 22 crucial runs to their partnership in the final over.

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Hazlewood discussed his mindset as a tailback, highlighting the harmony between finding scoring opportunities and playing defense, as he thought back on their collaboration. “It’s about keeping it simple: have your scoring options ready, maintain a solid defense, and don’t worry about looking too stylish,” he said following the play of day two. More important is efficacy.

Hazlewood also congratulated Green on his century and acknowledged the contribution of their combination to Australia’s higher score. “We concentrated on the circumstances of the game, choosing which balls Greeny would encounter and which he could take advantage of. Our relationship bloomed to 50, then to 100, and all of a sudden we were hitting 400 before we even knew it,” Hazlewood said.

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Australia’s innings reached 383 thanks to this tactical alliance, a noteworthy comeback from their previous position of 211-7. Hazlewood also made significant contributions with the ball, getting rid of Glenn Phillips and Rachin Ravindra, two important batters for New Zealand.

Hazlewood’s efforts, along with Nathan Lyon’s incredible four-wicket haul, were crucial in limiting New Zealand to 179 in their opening innings, highlighting the crucial roles that both bat and ball played in Australia’s dominant victory.

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Daniel Müller
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Daniel Müller writing is characterized by his ability to weave together the technical nuances of cricket with the emotional rollercoaster experienced by players and fans. readers a blend of match analyses, player profiles, and stories that highlight the cultural impact of cricket in India.

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