The Crusaders have won the last two matches they have played against the Hurricanes and have also scored over 50 points in their last two matches against other opposition.
We are waiting for the kick-off.
0.00: Beauden Barrett gets proceedings under way in Christchurch as he kicks off for the visitors.
1.00: The Crusaders gain momentum early on as Tom Taylor makes a strong break for the home side. Corey Flynn off-loads to Andy Ellis just 10m from the line but the pass is ruled forward.
3.00: The Crusaders work their way inside the opposition 22 off the back of an attacking lineout. Their forwards drive the ball up but they are penalised for hands in the ruck and the visitors get an opportunity to clear and relieve the pressure.
6.00: The Crusaders put in a solid scrum just inside their own territory. Sean Maitland breaks down the touchline and the home side begin to string together phases as they work their way inside the Hurricanes 22.
7.00: Conrad Smith is penalised for not releasing and Taylor will line up a kick at goal from 30m out.
8.00: Taylor slots the kick, handing the home side an early lead.
9.00: The Hurricanes are penalised for off-side. Taylor will have another kick at goal from 40m out.
10.00: Taylor bangs over the kick, extending the Crusaders' lead.
11.00: The Crusaders are penalised at ruck time on half way. Barrett kicks for touch.
12.00: The Hurricanes string together phases as they work their way inside the opposition 22 for the first time of the match. The Crusaders are penalised at the breakdown and Barrett will line up a shot at posts from 20m out.
13.00: Barrett slots the kick, reducing the deficit.
14.00: The Crusaders are penalised for side entry inside opposition territory. Barrett clears to set up a lineout 15m inside Crusaders territory but the throw-in is not straight.
16.00: Andre Taylor breaks and chips for the Hurricanes. They work through phases to get their way inside the Crusaders' 22 and Julian Savea off-loads to Taylor, who gets just 5m from the line. Conrad Smith is able to dot down for the opening try of the game.
17.00: Barrett converts.
20.00: The Crusaders are camped on the Hurricanes' line. The visitors are able to affect a steal, however, and Conrad Smith punts the ball into touch to relieve the pressure.
22.00: The Hurricanes are penalised at the breakdown inside their own half. Taylor will line up a kick at goal.
23.00: Taylor's kick drifts wide.
25.00: The Crusaders punt the ball down field, causing a frantic chase from the Whitelock brothers and Andre Taylor. Taylor is able to get hold of the ball first but he is scragged and the Crusaders push him over the line.
26.00: The Hurricanes are penalised at the breakdown and Taylor will have a kick at goal from directly in front of the uprights.
27.00: Taylor slots the kick, reducing the deficit.
30.00: Dane Coles' throw-in at the lineout is skew for the third time this evening and the Crusaders will feed a scrum just inside their own half.
32.00: The Hurricanes work through phases from half way but they are unable to hold onto the ball and Ellis gathers, punting the ball into space down field.
34.00: The Hurricanes are penalised for going off their feet inside opposition territory. Taylor clears.
35.00: Zac Guildford makes a strong break for the Crusaders. He runs 60m and gets past several Hurricanes defenders to dot down for the home side's first try.
36.00: Taylor adds the extras with a successful conversion.
38.00: The Hurricanes work their way up inside the visitors' 22. Conrad Smith sees a gap and crosses over for his second try of the game.
39.00: Barrett slots the conversion.
The half time score was Crusaders 16 Hurricanes 17.
40.00: Taylor gets proceedings under way as he kicks off for the home side.
41.00: The Hurricanes are penalised for off-side and Taylor will line up a kick at goal from 20m out.
42.00: Taylor slots the kick.
43.00: The Crusaders string together phases inside opposition territory but they are unable to hold onto the ball and the Hurricanes will feed a scrum near half way.
44.00: The Hurricanes concede a penalty at scrum time and Taylor will line up a kick at goal from 42m out.
45.00: Taylor's kick drifts away to the left.
47.00: The Hurricanes are forced to defend ferociously inside their own 22 and concede a free kick in the process. The Crusaders opt to scrum down.
51.00: The Crusaders work their way through phases just inside the Hurricanes' 22. Richie McCaw knocks the ball on, however, and the Hurricanes will look to clear off the back of a scrum.
52.00: The Hurricanes are penalised at the breakdown and Taylor will have a kick at goal.
53.00: Taylor slots the kick.
55.00: Barrett makes a solid break, running 45m and dancing past several Crusaders defenders to get within 5m of the line. His offload is unable to find Jeff Toomaga-Allen, who is forced to claim the loose ball on the ground. He is penalised for holding on and the Hurricanes miss out on a vital scoring opportunity.
58.00: The Hurricanes are penalised at scrum time inside opposition territory. Taylor kicks for touch.
60.00: The Crusaders work their way up inside the Hurricanes' 22. They are penalised at the breakdown, however, and Barrett will kick for touch.
63.00: The Hurricanes affect a turnover inside the Crusaders' 22. They look to set up a strong attacking platform at scrum time.
64.00: The visitors are awarded a penalty at scrum time and Barrett will line up a kick at goal, directly in front of the posts.
65.00: Barrett bangs over the kick, reducing the deficit.
67.00: The Hurricanes look to run the ball from half way but the Crusaders' defence remains impenetrable, driving the visitors back.
69.00: The Hurricanes are awarded a free kick at scrum time. They opt to take it quickly and work their way inside the home team's 22.
71.00: The Crusaders feed a defensive scrum inside their own 22. Taylor clears.
73.00: The Hurricanes are awarded a penalty at scrum time. Barrett will line up a kick at goal from 20m out.
74.00: Barrett hands the Hurricanes the lead as he bangs over the kick.
75.00: The Crusaders get within 5m of the line as they string together phases but the visitors' defence stands firm. The Hurricanes are penalised at the breakdown and Taylor will have a chance to reciprocate with a kick at goal.
76.00: Taylor's kick drifts wide.
78.00: The Crusaders are pinged for collapsing a maul on half way. The visitors will feed a scrum.
79.00: The Hurricanes are penalised at scrum time. Tyler Bleyendaal will have a kick at posts from 50m out.
80.00: Bleyendaal's kick is short and the Hurricanes celebrate a win in Christchurch.
The final score is Crusaders 22 Hurricanes 23.
Tries - Z. Guildford
Pen - T. Taylor 5
Con - T. Taylor
Tries - C. Smith 2
Pen - B. Barrett 3
Con - B. Barrett 2
Referee: Bryce Lawrence
Assistant Ref 1: Vinny Munro
Assistant Ref 2:Kane McBride
TMO: Nick Briant
1. Wyatt Crockett, 2. Corey Flynn, 3. Ben Franks, 4. Luke Romano, 5. Samuel Whitelock, 6. George Whitelock, 7. Matt Todd, 8. Richie McCaw (c), 9. Andy Ellis (vc), 10. Tom Taylor, 11. Zac Guildford, 12. Ryan Crotty, 13. Robbie Fruean, 14. Adam Whitelock, 15. Sean Maitland.
Replacements: 16. Quentin MacDonald, 17. Owen Franks, 18. Tom Donnelly / Ross Kennedy, 19. Luke Whitelock, 20. Willi Heinz, 21. Tyler Bleyendaal, 22. Patrick Osborne.
1. Reg Goodes, 2. Dane Coles, 3. Ben May, 4. Jeremy Thrush, 5. Jason Eaton, 6. Faifili Levave, 7. Jack Lam / Karl Lowe, 8. Brad Shields, 9. Chris Eaton, 10. Beauden Barrett, 11. Julian Savea, 12. Tim Bateman, 13. Conrad Smith (c), 14. Alapati Leiua, 15. Andre Taylor
Replacements: 16. Motu Matu'u, 17. Jeffery Toomaga-Allen, 18. James Broadhurst, 19. Karl Lowe / Mark Reddish, 20. Frae Wilson, 21. Tusi Pisi, 22. Jayden Hayward