The Chappell-Hadlee Trophy
is an annual ODI
series between Australia
and New Zealand
. It is named after legendary cricketing families from the two countries, the Chappell brothers (Ian
, and Trevor
) of Australia and Walter Hadlee
and his three sons, (Barry
and Sir Richard
), of New Zealand.
The trophy is currently held by Australia after a 3–2 win over New Zealand in the 2009–10
edition of the tournament. Australia have held the trophy after the last three series, having also won in 2007–08
, drawn in 2008–09
Over the four years the trophy has been run, the games have broken quite a few records, especially during the 2006-07 series.
The third ODI in 2005-06 at Jade Stadium, Christchurch, which was won by New Zealand, was the highest ever successful run chase by any country (332). However, this record was soon completely eclipsed by South Africa, also against Australia, scoring 438 in the second innings.
The first ODI in 2006-07 at Westpac Stadium, Wellington, was the first time Australia had ever been beaten by 10 wickets, in 646 ODI matches. It was also only the second time New Zealand had won by 10 wickets, the first in a full 50-over game.
The second ODI in 2006-07 at Eden Park, Auckland, broke a number of records. Australia's batting first... Read More