MELBOURNE, Reuter: Australia fought back from a wretched start in which they slumped to 39 for four, with Allan Border dismissed first ball, to beat New Zealand by six runs in a day night world series match.

Steve Waugh led the recovery by hitting 68, the top score of the SO avers game, in addition to contributing a useful spell with his medium pacers and capturing the wicket of Richard Hadlee at a crucial stage,

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