Trent Boult of New Zealand sends one down.
Trent Boult of New Zealand sends one down. Ross Setford

Boult bowls Black Caps to victory to seal ODI series win

CRICKET: Australia has conceded the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy to New Zealand in another tight finish, with Trent Boult and Ross Taylor outshining their trans-Tasman rivals.

Despite losing regular wickets, Australia was continually in the chase for the target of 282 before Boult's six-wicket haul proved too much and the home side prevailed by 24 runs in Hamilton to seal a 2-0 series win.

Earlier, Taylor hit a classy century and put on a vital 100-run partnership with Dean Brownlie to set up New Zealand's total of 9-281 in the series-deciding third one-day match.

Taylor hit a superb 107 from 101 balls, including 13 boundaries, before becoming one of James Faulkner's three victims.

Mitchell Starc also finished with three wickets - including two in the final over, which had him on a hat-trick.

Starc gave Australia hope with an unbeaten 29, but he ran out of partners as Boult shredded the tourists.

The world's No.1-ranked bowler in ODIs finished with 6-33 from his 10 overs to send the packed crowd at Seddon Park home happy.

News Corp Australia

DETAILS: Plan unveiled for ‘second Bruce Hwy’ through Roma

Premium Content DETAILS: Plan unveiled for ‘second Bruce Hwy’ through Roma

A NEW MULTI-BILLION HIGHWAY project has been announced which would run right...

Dysart women launch boutique clothing and homewares store

Premium Content Dysart women launch boutique clothing and homewares store

“We wanted to be able to give something back to our community and identified how...

Trucking boss weighs in on ‘2nd Bruce Hwy’ announcement

Premium Content Trucking boss weighs in on ‘2nd Bruce Hwy’ announcement

A PROMINENT figure in the transport industry is proposing an Emerald Bypass to deal...