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New Zealand vs Australia LIVE: Cricket score and updates from ICC World Test Championship 2023-25

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Follow live coverage of New Zealand vs Australia from the ICC World Test Championship 2023-25 today.

The ICC Test Championship sees nine teams compete across a two-year cycle of matches before a two-team final decides the winner. The inaugural competition was won by New Zealand after a thrilling victory over India in June 2021.

The 50-over World Cup is far older and has been competed for since back in 1975. Australia are the record winners having run out victorious on five occasions (1987, 1999, 2003, 2007 and 2015). England took the 2019 crown after a dramatic Ben Stokes-inspired super-over win over New Zealand at Lord's.

The shortest form of the game sees teams compete in Twenty20. The newest format has been an instant global hit with a number of hugely-lucrative competitions massively popular all over the world. Australia are reigning world champions having taken victory in the 2021 tournament.

Follow all the latest live coverage of today's match in the live blog below:

New Zealand vs Australia

02:58

Australia win by 3 wickets

New Zealand vs Australia

02:57

64.6

FOUR! Ben Sears to Pat Cummins. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, well timed past deep point for 4 runs.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:57

64.5

Ben Sears to Pat Cummins. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, bottom edge for no runs, fielded by Blundell.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:56

64.4

Ben Sears to Pat Cummins. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, mis-timed to short extra cover for no runs, direct hit by Sears, fielded by Mitchell.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:55

64.3

Ben Sears to Pat Cummins. Short, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Young.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:55

64.2

Ben Sears to Alex Carey. Off cutter length ball, outside off stump on the back foot defending, Gloved to backward square leg for 1 run, fielded by Blundell.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:54

64.1

FOUR! Ben Sears to Alex Carey. Short, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, well timed in the air under control past deep mid wicket for 4 runs.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:52

63.6

FOUR! Matt Henry to Pat Cummins. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past long on for 4 runs.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:52

63.5

Matt Henry to Pat Cummins. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Phillips.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:51

63.4

Matt Henry to Pat Cummins. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Williamson.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:50

63.3

Matt Henry to Alex Carey. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed to mid on for 1 run, run save by Henry, direct hit by Latham, fielded by Blundell.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:49

63.2

Matt Henry to Alex Carey. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot working, back to bowler for no runs.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:48

63.1

FOUR! Matt Henry to Alex Carey. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot defending, outside edge past third man for 4 runs.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:47

62.6

Ben Sears to Alex Carey. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to point for 1 run, fielded by Phillips.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:46

62.5

Ben Sears to Pat Cummins. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot glancing, well timed to fine leg for 3 runs, run save by Kuggeleijn.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:45

62.4

Ben Sears to Pat Cummins. Short, outside off stump ducked Leave, Left for no runs, fielded by Blundell.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:44

62.3

Ben Sears to Pat Cummins. Out-swinging length ball, outside off stump on the back foot Leave, Left for no runs, fielded by Blundell.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:43

62.2

No ball Ben Sears to Alex Carey. Short, down leg side on the back foot pulling, in the air under control to fine leg and it was a no ball, fielded by Kuggeleijn.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:42

62.1

Ben Sears to Pat Cummins. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to deep backward point for 1 run, fielded by Williamson.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:41

61.6

Glenn Phillips to Alex Carey. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Williamson.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:40

61.4

Glenn Phillips to Alex Carey. Off break half volley, off stump on the front foot driving, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Southee.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:39

61.2

FOUR! Glenn Phillips to Alex Carey. Off break length ball, off stump on the front foot Scoop, well timed past fine leg for 4 runs.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:38

61.1

FOUR! Glenn Phillips to Alex Carey. Off break half volley, outside off stump on the front foot sweeping, well timed in the air under control past deep mid wicket for 4 runs.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:34

60.6

Ben Sears to Pat Cummins. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, inside edge to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Henry. Time for Drinks.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:33

60.5

Ben Sears to Pat Cummins. Length ball, down leg side on the back foot glancing, well timed to fine leg for 2 runs, run save by Kuggeleijn.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:32

60.4

Ben Sears to Alex Carey. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, to backward point for 1 run, fielded by Phillips.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:31

60.3

Ben Sears to Pat Cummins. Length ball, to leg on the front foot working, to deep backward square leg for 1 run, fielded by Ravindra.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:31

60.2

Ben Sears to Pat Cummins. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to mid on for no runs, fielded by Henry.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:29

59.6

Glenn Phillips to Pat Cummins. Off break half volley, outside off stump on the front foot working, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Kuggeleijn.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:28

59.5

Glenn Phillips to Pat Cummins. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Williamson.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:28

59.4

Glenn Phillips to Pat Cummins. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the back foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Southee.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:27

59.3

Glenn Phillips to Pat Cummins. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:27

59.2

Glenn Phillips to Pat Cummins. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to silly mid on for no runs.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:26

58.6

Ben Sears to Alex Carey. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot driving, mis-timed back to bowler for no runs.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:25

58.5

Ben Sears to Pat Cummins. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot glancing, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Kuggeleijn.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:24

58.4

Ben Sears to Pat Cummins. Out-swinging back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot Leave, Left for no runs, fielded by Blundell.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:24

58.3

Ben Sears to Alex Carey. Short, outside off stump on the back foot Steer, missed in the air uncontrolled to third man for 1 run, fielded by Latham.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:23

58.2

Ben Sears to Alex Carey. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Southee.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:22

58.1

FOUR! Ben Sears to Alex Carey. Short, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, well timed in the air under control past third man for 4 runs.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:21

57.6

Glenn Phillips to Pat Cummins. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, inside edge to square leg for 2 runs, shy attempt by Young, fielded by Southee.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:20

57.5

Glenn Phillips to Pat Cummins. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the back foot Leave, Left for no runs, fielded by Blundell.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:20

57.4

Glenn Phillips to Pat Cummins. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the back foot Leave, Left for no runs, fielded by Blundell.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:19

57.3

Glenn Phillips to Pat Cummins. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the back foot working, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Young.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:19

57.1

Glenn Phillips to Pat Cummins. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:17

56.6

Ben Sears to Pat Cummins. Length ball, to leg on the front foot glancing, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Kuggeleijn.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:16

56.4

Ben Sears to Pat Cummins. Half volley, to leg on the front foot working, to deep square leg for 1 run, fielded by Ravindra.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:15

56.3

Ben Sears to Pat Cummins. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, inside edge to short leg for no runs, fielded by Young.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:15

56.2

Ben Sears to Pat Cummins. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Southee.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:14

56.1

Ben Sears to Alex Carey. Back of a length, down leg side on the back foot Steer, to backward point for 1 run, fielded by Phillips.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:13

55.6

Glenn Phillips to Pat Cummins. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to silly mid on for no runs.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:12

55.5

Glenn Phillips to Pat Cummins. Off break length ball, off stump on the front foot working, to deep mid wicket for 2 runs, shy attempt by Southee.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:12

55.4

Glenn Phillips to Pat Cummins. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to silly mid off for no runs.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:11

55.3

Glenn Phillips to Pat Cummins. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the back foot working, to backward square leg for no runs, fielded by Sears.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:11

55.2

Glenn Phillips to Pat Cummins. Off break half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, inside edge to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Southee.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:10

55.1

Glenn Phillips to Pat Cummins. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:09

54.6

Ben Sears to Pat Cummins. Length ball, middle stump on the back foot glancing, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Kuggeleijn.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:08

54.5

Ben Sears to Pat Cummins. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot shoulders arms, Left for no runs, fielded by Blundell.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:07

54.4

FOUR! Ben Sears to Pat Cummins. Out-swinging length ball, outside off stump on the front foot Steer, mis-timed past third man for 4 runs, mis-fielded by Latham.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:05

54.3

OUT! Caught. Ben Sears to Mitchell Starc. Back of a length, down leg side on the back foot flick, mis-timed in the air uncontrolled to mid wicket, caught by Young.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:04

54.2

OUT! L.B.W. Ben Sears to Mitchell Marsh. Half volley, off stump on the front foot flick, hit pad. Ben Sears provides the breakthrough for New Zealand.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:01

54.1

Ben Sears to Mitchell Marsh. Out-swinging length ball, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, missed for no runs, fielded by Blundell.

New Zealand vs Australia

02:00

53.6

Matt Henry to Alex Carey. Off cutter length ball, outside off stump on the back foot Steer, to gully for no runs, fielded by Phillips.

New Zealand vs Australia

01:59

53.5

Matt Henry to Alex Carey. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, back to bowler for no runs.

New Zealand vs Australia

01:59

53.4

Matt Henry to Alex Carey. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Latham.

New Zealand vs Australia

01:58

53.3

FOUR! Matt Henry to Alex Carey. Short, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, well timed in the air under control past deep backward square leg for 4 runs.

New Zealand vs Australia

01:57

53.2

Matt Henry to Alex Carey. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed to deep cover for 2 runs, fielded by Young.

New Zealand vs Australia

01:56

52.6

Glenn Phillips to Alex Carey. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, to backward point for no runs, fielded by Ravindra.

New Zealand vs Australia

01:55

52.5

Glenn Phillips to Mitchell Marsh. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to deep extra cover for 1 run, fielded by Sears.

New Zealand vs Australia

01:55

52.4

Glenn Phillips to Mitchell Marsh. Off break half volley, outside off stump down the track pushing, back to bowler for no runs.

New Zealand vs Australia

01:54

52.3

Glenn Phillips to Mitchell Marsh. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the back foot defending, back to bowler for no runs.

New Zealand vs Australia

01:53

52.1

Glenn Phillips to Alex Carey. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs.

New Zealand vs Australia

01:52

51.6

Matt Henry to Mitchell Marsh. Length ball, outside off stump down the track defending, to mid on for no runs, fielded by Kuggeleijn.

New Zealand vs Australia

01:51

51.4

Matt Henry to Alex Carey. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Kuggeleijn.

New Zealand vs Australia

01:50

51.3

Matt Henry to Mitchell Marsh. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to point for 1 run, fielded by Phillips.

New Zealand vs Australia

01:49

51.1

Matt Henry to Mitchell Marsh. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, mis-timed to mid on for no runs, fielded by Kuggeleijn.

New Zealand vs Australia

01:48

50.6

Glenn Phillips to Alex Carey. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, to backward point for no runs, fielded by Ravindra.

New Zealand vs Australia

01:47

50.4

Glenn Phillips to Alex Carey. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, to backward point for no runs, fielded by Ravindra.

New Zealand vs Australia

01:47

50.3

Glenn Phillips to Alex Carey. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to cover for no runs, fielded by Southee.

New Zealand vs Australia

01:46

50.2

Glenn Phillips to Alex Carey. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to backward point for no runs, fielded by Ravindra.

New Zealand vs Australia

01:45

49.6

SIX! Matt Henry to Mitchell Marsh. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, well timed in the air under control over deep square leg for 6 runs.

New Zealand vs Australia

01:44

49.5

Matt Henry to Alex Carey. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, to deep point for 1 run, fielded by Young.

New Zealand vs Australia

01:44

49.4

FOUR! Matt Henry to Alex Carey. Length ball, middle stump on the back foot glancing, well timed past fine leg for 4 runs.

New Zealand vs Australia

01:43

49.3

Matt Henry to Mitchell Marsh. Back of a length, outside off stump down the track pulling, in the air under control to deep backward square leg for 1 run, fielded by Young.

New Zealand vs Australia

01:42

49.2

Matt Henry to Alex Carey. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed to long on for 3 runs, fielded by Kuggeleijn.

New Zealand vs Australia

01:39

48.6

Glenn Phillips to Alex Carey. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, to backward point for no runs, fielded by Ravindra.

New Zealand vs Australia

01:39

48.5

Glenn Phillips to Alex Carey. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Southee.

New Zealand vs Australia

01:38

48.4

Glenn Phillips to Alex Carey. Off break half volley, off stump on the front foot driving, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Southee.

New Zealand vs Australia

01:37

48.2

Glenn Phillips to Alex Carey. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, missed for no runs, fielded by Blundell.

New Zealand vs Australia

01:37

48.1

Glenn Phillips to Alex Carey. Off break length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Southee.

New Zealand vs Australia

01:36

47.6

Tim Southee to Mitchell Marsh. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Latham. Expensive over from Tim Southee.

New Zealand vs Australia

01:35

47.5

Tim Southee to Mitchell Marsh. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot Leave, Left for no runs, fielded by Blundell.

New Zealand vs Australia

01:34

47.4

FOUR! Tim Southee to Mitchell Marsh. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, well timed in the air under control past third man for 4 runs.

New Zealand vs Australia

01:33

47.3

Tim Southee to Mitchell Marsh. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Henry.

New Zealand vs Australia

01:32

47.1

FOUR! Tim Southee to Mitchell Marsh. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, well timed in the air under control past deep cover for 4 runs. Top shot.

New Zealand vs Australia

01:31

46.6

Glenn Phillips to Alex Carey. Off break half volley, middle stump on the front foot working, to mid on for no runs, mis-fielded by Phillips, mis-fielded by Williamson, fielded by Henry.

New Zealand vs Australia

01:30

46.5

Glenn Phillips to Alex Carey. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, missed for no runs, fielded by Blundell.

New Zealand vs Australia

01:29

46.4

Glenn Phillips to Mitchell Marsh. Off break length ball, outside off stump down the track defending, thick edge to third man for 3 runs, fielded by Kuggeleijn.

New Zealand vs Australia

01:28

46.2

Glenn Phillips to Mitchell Marsh. Off break half volley, outside off stump on the front foot sweeping, missed for no runs, fielded by Blundell.

New Zealand vs Australia

01:28

46.1

Glenn Phillips to Mitchell Marsh. Off break half volley, outside off stump down the track driving, well timed to short extra cover for no runs, run save by Williamson.

New Zealand vs Australia

01:27

45.6

Tim Southee to Mitchell Marsh. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to deep cover for 1 run, fielded by Ravindra.

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