Brisbane: Australia took only 12 minutes to chase the 19 required runs and complete a crushing nine-wicket victory over New Zealand on Day Four of the first Test at the Gabba.
James Pattinson wrecked the New Zealand top order earlier on Sunday, taking three wickets in his first over and four in the first session to help bowl out New Zealand for 150 in the second innings, just an 18-run lead.
Pattinson, who struck late on Saturday to remove opener Brendon McCullum, had figures of 5-7 after his first, devastating spell of swing bowling on the fourth morning.
David Warner finished unbeaten on 12 with three boundaries from the four balls he faced as Australia maintained an unbeaten streak at the Gabba which stretches back to 1988....more
12:07 AM, Mar 27, 2008