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AUS v NZ

2nd Match, Group A | 2nd June 2017 | ICC Champions Trophy 2017
Edgbaston, Birmingham, England
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Target: 235

My role is get us off to fliers, like McCullum: Ronchi

Wicketkeeper-batsman says New Zealand are prepared for downside of high-risk tactic, feels moving around crease threw off Australia pacers

One of our worst bowling displays: Smith

Australian captain dismisses performance as ordinary, Hazlewood admits bowling group didn’t adapt quickly enough

Australia, New Zealand forced to split points

Chasing 235 in 33 overs after Williamson’s ton had helped the Kiwis post 291, Aussies had reached 53 for 3 when the match was called off

New Zealand fade away after Williamson ton

Hazlewood picks up 6 for 52 as Australia fight back late in the piece to bowl out their opponents for 291 in a 46-over game

Ronchi in as New Zealand opt to bat

Latham, McClenaghan miss out, while Pattinson, Lynn not included in Australia's XI

Williamson stresses need to stay positive

New Zealand skipper says it is important to focus internally, banks on Guptill to do the early running

Smith rules out four quicks against New Zealand

Australian skipper holds out the promise of an all-pace quartet at some stage in the tournament, says team switched on for campaign

Australia have edge in trans-Tasman battle

New Zealand have played second fiddle in big matches, but Williamson’s men won’t go down without a fight