New Zealand tour of England and Scotland, 2nd Test: England v New Zealand at Manchester, May 23-26, 2008
England won by 6 wickets
23,24,25,26 May 2008 (5-day match)
  • Overs 1-50
  • Overs 51-100
9.4

O'Brien to Vaughan, no run, full and outside off, lets that go

9.5

O'Brien to Vaughan, no run, on middle and flicked towards midwicket

9.6

O'Brien to Vaughan, no run, punched to cover

England 33/1   MP Vaughan 0* (3b)
11.1

O'Brien to Vaughan, no run, shouldering arms to one outside off, he does so politely, the genteel Vaughney

11.2

O'Brien to Vaughan, no run, defended on the front foot, towards covers, soft hands

11.3

O'Brien to Vaughan, no run, few play the cover-drive more elegantly, he lets out a classical one but can't get the placement

11.4

O'Brien to Vaughan, no run, on the front foot, lets it go

11.5

O'Brien to Vaughan, no run, good-length ball, on the back foot and pushing to mid-on

11.6

O'Brien to Vaughan, no run, outside off, left alone

England 33/1   MP Vaughan 0* (9b)
12.3

Martin to Vaughan, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, Vaughan defends on the frontfoot back onto the pitch

12.4

Martin to Vaughan, no run, late swing in by Martin as Vaughan comes onto the frontfoot and smothers the swing

12.5

Martin to Vaughan, FOUR, what a beauty, on the front foot and laced away through the covers, that's classical, eases it to the fence

12.6

Martin to Vaughan, no run, lets that one go, too far outside off

England 38/1   MP Vaughan 4* (13b 1x4)
14.1

Vettori to Vaughan, no run, quicker one to start, inside edge onto the foot and bobs close to the silly point, could have easily ballooned up

14.2

Vettori to Vaughan, no run, pushed to cover

14.3

Vettori to Vaughan, no run, on the back foot, pushed back

14.4

Vettori to Vaughan, no run, flatter, front-foot defence from Vaughan

14.5

Vettori to Vaughan, no run, tossed that one up, he gets a full-length stride and pushes to silly point

14.6

Vettori to Vaughan, no run, caressed to the covers and he's eager for some tea, walks off in a hurry

England 42/1   MP Vaughan 4* (19b 1x4)
16.1

Vettori to Vaughan, no run, beauty outside the off stump, as Vaughan feels for the ball and misses it

16.2

Vettori to Vaughan, no run, on the off stump, Vaughan gets a forward stride and defends it, gets a bottom edge back to the keeper

16.3

Vettori to Vaughan, no run, fuller length delivery outside the off stump, Vaughan drives it to cover on the frontfoot

16.4

Vettori to Vaughan, 1 run, short outside the off stump, Vaughan cuts it to deep backward point for a single

England 45/1   MP Vaughan 5* (23b 1x4)
17.1

O'Brien to Vaughan, no run, good length outside the off stump, Vaughan comes forward and defends it

17.2

O'Brien to Vaughan, no run, on a good length outside the off stump, Vaughan puashes it to cover

17.3

O'Brien to Vaughan, no run, on a good length outside the off stump, Vaughan lets it go to the keeper

17.4

O'Brien to Vaughan, 1 run, on the off stump, Vaughan pushes it to square leg for a single

England 46/1   MP Vaughan 6* (27b 1x4)
18.3

Vettori to Vaughan, no run, on a good length outside the off stump, Vaughan comes forward and defends

18.4

Vettori to Vaughan, no run, driven to the off side

18.5

Vettori to Vaughan, 1 run, front-foot defence and they take off

England 49/1   MP Vaughan 7* (30b 1x4)
19.1

O'Brien to Vaughan, no run, pushed to backward sorry

19.2

O'Brien to Vaughan, no run, confident cover-drive to the fielder

19.3

O'Brien to Vaughan, no run, good-length ball here, defensive prod to towards gully

19.4

O'Brien to Vaughan, no run, drives and the fielder does well at extra cover, diving stop

19.5

O'Brien to Vaughan, no run, short of a length this time, rising on the batsman as he drops it close on the off side, standing tall there

19.6

O'Brien to Vaughan, no run, similar length, this time on middle, worked away towards mid-on

England 49/1   MP Vaughan 7* (36b 1x4)
20.5

Vettori to Vaughan, no run, defended off the front foot

20.6

Vettori to Vaughan, no run, driven towards mid-on

England 52/1   MP Vaughan 7* (38b 1x4)
22.1

Martin to Vaughan, no run, three slips in place, over the wicket and trying to catch the edge, bit too wide and that's left alone

22.2

Martin to Vaughan, 1 run, tapped towards the off side and takes off, hurry through for a single, Jeetan gets a direct hit but they've made it

England 53/1   MP Vaughan 8* (40b 1x4)
23.6

O'Brien to Vaughan, no run, jabbed to the off side, they think of one but a loud 'No' can be heard

England 59/1   MP Vaughan 8* (41b 1x4)
24.3

Martin to Vaughan, no run, 86.1mph, that's the in-between length, bit wide but the length was good, needs to be just a wee bit closer to the batsman

24.4

Martin to Vaughan, no run, pushed firmly to the off side, straight to the fielder

24.5

Martin to Vaughan, no run, no need to play that, more shouldering of arms

24.6

Martin to Vaughan, no run, punched to cover but can't beat the field

England 60/1   MP Vaughan 8* (45b 1x4)
25.4

Vettori to Vaughan, 1 run, pushed to point, waits for it till the last moment

England 62/1   MP Vaughan 9* (46b 1x4)
26.1

Martin to Vaughan, FOUR, on the pads and he's done that sweetly, crisply crunched through midwicket, everything in place there, too easy for Vaughan

26.2

Martin to Vaughan, no run, short of a length, leaves that alone, the line needs to be addressed here, too wide outside off or too straight

26.3

Martin to Vaughan, (no ball) 1 run, struck sweetly on the back foot, he's over-stepped there, Vaughan is really timing them well, mis-field at point and they hurry through

26.5

Martin to Vaughan, no run, neat drive off the front foot, straight to cover

26.6

Martin to Vaughan, no run, lets it go to the keeper

England 69/1   MP Vaughan 14* (51b 2x4)
27.3

Vettori to Vaughan, no run, bit of drift now, turn too, Vaughan pushes forward

27.4

Vettori to Vaughan, no run, tapped off the back foot

27.5

Vettori to Vaughan, 1 run, turned to square leg, that was full on straight, ideal for Vaughan

England 71/1   MP Vaughan 15* (54b 2x4)
28.1

Oram to Vaughan, no run, what a start, nearly has him first up, starts from outside off and jags back, Vaughan lets it go but that could have easily knocked it back, he probably left it on height but that was close

28.2

Oram to Vaughan, no run, short of a length, patted towards the off side

28.3

Oram to Vaughan, no run, crisp push to short extra cover, not that well timed, good stop by the fielder

28.4

Oram to Vaughan, 1 run, 76.9mph, straighter this time, worked away off his hips for a quick one

England 72/1   MP Vaughan 16* (58b 2x4)
29.1

Vettori to Vaughan, 2 runs, on the back foot, tapped gently towards point

29.2

Vettori to Vaughan, 2 runs, full and on middle, tossed up quite a bit, driven towards square leg for a couple

29.3

Vettori to Vaughan, no run, another slow one, front foot push down the ground

29.4

Vettori to Vaughan, no run, 55.9mph, on middle and turning away, pushed to cover, on the front foot

29.5

Vettori to Vaughan, no run, driven to mid-on

29.6

Vettori to Vaughan, no run, 55mph, Vaughan thinks of coming forward but realises there's enough time for him to rock back and punch, straight to the fielder at cover

England 76/1   MP Vaughan 20* (64b 2x4)
31.1

Vettori to Vaughan, 1 run, full toss after drinks, driven to mid-on

31.4

Vettori to Vaughan, no run, arm-ball this time, he takes a big stride and pats down the ground

31.5

Vettori to Vaughan, no run, works it towards point, lot of newspapers open in the crowd, lot of eyes are closing, I'm sure

31.6

Vettori to Vaughan, no run, driven to mid-on, oh yes, straight to the fielder

England 80/1   MP Vaughan 21* (68b 2x4)
32.5

Oram to Vaughan, no run, 79.6mph, beaten there, well outside off and it's good length, moves a shade away, Vaughan pushes but is beaten

32.6

Oram to Vaughan, no run, left alone outside off, now is that a miraculous result or what?

England 81/1   MP Vaughan 21* (70b 2x4)
34.1

Oram to Vaughan, no run, outside off, doesn't need to play at that, keeping it tight here, appears to be the clear plan

34.2

Oram to Vaughan, no run, tapped with soft hands towards point

34.3

Oram to Vaughan, no run, 78.2mph, straight and good length, defended solidly

34.4

Oram to Vaughan, no run, almost, gets a bit of bounce outside off, Vaughan goes for the cut but is beaten there, Oram getting some good bounce here

34.5

Oram to Vaughan, no run, left alone

34.6

Oram to Vaughan, no run, pats to the off side, another maiden

England 85/1   MP Vaughan 21* (76b 2x4)
35.5

Vettori to Vaughan, no run, elegantly punched, without any power, to mid-off

35.6

Vettori to Vaughan, no run, a touch of drift there but Vaughan whips it to leg for a big, fat, zero

England 90/1   MP Vaughan 21* (78b 2x4)
36.3

Oram to Vaughan, no run, well bowled Mr Oram, a little nibbler which wobbles off the seam and beats Vaughan's push outside off

36.4

Oram to Vaughan, no run, bottlestops and fishing rods! That was mighty close. A fine delivery cutting back into Vaughan who left it on length alone, and it was mere inches from dislodging his off bail. Good judgement? Well, why not...but marginal

36.5

Oram to Vaughan, no run, Vaughan's tentatively forward here, defending

36.6

Oram to Vaughan, no run, wide, left alone

England 91/1   MP Vaughan 21* (82b 2x4)
37.5

Vettori to Vaughan, no run, Vaughan is forward to this well flighted delivery, forwardly defending

37.6

Vettori to Vaughan, no run, more forward-defensibility from Vaughan

England 92/1   MP Vaughan 21* (84b 2x4)
38.4

Oram to Vaughan, no run, Wide of the off stump, left alone

38.5

Oram to Vaughan, no run, defended on the front foot out to cover

38.6

Oram to Vaughan, no run, well wide of the off stump and left alone

England 93/1   MP Vaughan 21* (87b 2x4)
39.6

O'Brien to Vaughan, no run, pushed out to cover

England 104/1   MP Vaughan 21* (88b 2x4)
41.1

O'Brien to Vaughan, no run, tapped to covers, solidly done

41.2

O'Brien to Vaughan, 1 run, short of a length, rooted to the crease and tries to punch through covers but that is a thick under-edge that nearly pops back to the bowler, oh so close, they scamper through

England 109/1   MP Vaughan 22* (90b 2x4)
42.1

Oram to Vaughan, no run, mean and accurate, shoulders arms outside off

42.2

Oram to Vaughan, no run, and one more, outside off and leaves it unharmed

42.3

Oram to Vaughan, no run, punched off the back foot to cover

42.4

Oram to Vaughan, no run, driven crisply towards mid-on. Vaughan has scored 1 in the last 40 minutes. Rock solid, I say

42.5

Oram to Vaughan, 1 run, that's the trick, pushed to cover and doubles his last 40 minutes score

England 110/1   MP Vaughan 23* (95b 2x4)
43.1

O'Brien to Vaughan, no run, good-length and straight, on middle, pushed back to the bowler

43.2

O'Brien to Vaughan, no run, 82.2mph, driven crisply down the ground, good fielding off his own bowling

43.3

O'Brien to Vaughan, no run, fine looking shot but straight to the fielder, punched hard but can't find the gap

43.4

O'Brien to Vaughan, 1 run, quick single to cover, taps and takes of straight away, take that you Metro Trams .. 4-3 and Vaughan is on a famous comeback

England 111/1   MP Vaughan 24* (99b 2x4)
44.1

Vettori to Vaughan, no run, 55.6mph, flighted on off and turning away, let alone watchfully

44.2

Vettori to Vaughan, no run, big turn that time, throws it up outside off and sees it rip off the pitch, McCullum is taken aback by that, so is Vaughan

44.3

Vettori to Vaughan, no run, quicker, gets the bounce, Vaughan tries to cut but is done in by the bounce, beaten, now this is fine bowling

44.4

Vettori to Vaughan, no run, slower this time, thrown up, pushed to cover off the front foot

44.5

Vettori to Vaughan, 1 run, 55.6mph, flatter, Vaughan pushes and gets the single

England 116/2   MP Vaughan 25* (104b 2x4)
45.1

O'Brien to Vaughan, no run, edged again, drops short of second slip, O'Brien is right on the money here, outside off and has Vaughan searching for that, takes the edge but he's played it with soft hands

45.2

O'Brien to Vaughan, no run, full and on off, slower this time, pushed to short extra cover

45.3

O'Brien to Vaughan, no run, on the front foot, middled that one, straight to mid-on, single attempted but immediately sent back

45.4

O'Brien to Vaughan, FOUR, another edge but he manages a four, short of a length, moving away off the seam, poked but that's gone past the slips for four, no third man and that's racing

45.5

O'Brien to Vaughan, no run, solid front foot push to short extra cover

45.6

O'Brien to Vaughan, no run, 81.3mph, what a jaffa, short of a length, outside off, moves away just a shade and Vaughan has no clue, hangs his bat and sees it beat the edge, super control this

England 120/2   MP Vaughan 29* (110b 3x4)
46.3

Vettori to Vaughan, no run, poked towards silly point, in control of that

46.4

Vettori to Vaughan, no run, 51.3mph, defended off the front foot, towards the on side

46.5

Vettori to Vaughan, no run, back foot push towards short midwicket, too flat this from Vettori

46.6

Vettori to Vaughan, no run, that's thrown up, outside off and bouncing extra, angled towards gully

England 121/2   MP Vaughan 29* (114b 3x4)
48.2

Vettori to Vaughan, no run, pushed carefully to the off side

48.3

Vettori to Vaughan, no run, delivered from wide of the crease, pushed back

48.4

Vettori to Vaughan, no run, extra bounce catches Vaughan napping, he goes back and tries to push but it takes off, tentative push lobs back down the ground

48.5

Vettori to Vaughan, no run, quicker, Vaughan is hurried there, he needs to adjust his shot and push it back

48.6

Vettori to Vaughan, no run, tapped to the off side, cautiously done at the end of a fine over

England 125/2   MP Vaughan 29* (119b 3x4)
50.1

Vettori to Vaughan, no run, quicker one, punched towards cover, carefully done

50.2

Vettori to Vaughan, no run, outside the off stump, defends on the frontfoot

50.3

Vettori to Vaughan, no run, pitches on the of stump and turns away, beaten by the late turn

50.4

Vettori to Vaughan, no run, outside the off stump, defends on the frontfoot

50.5

Vettori to Vaughan, no run

50.6

Vettori to Vaughan, (no ball) 1 run, on the off stump, cut to backward point for a single and it is a no ball too

England 127/2   MP Vaughan 30* (125b 3x4)
52.1

Vettori to Vaughan, no run, short outside the off stump, cut to point

52.2

Vettori to Vaughan, no run, outside the off stump, left alone by Vaughan again

52.3

Vettori to Vaughan, no run, Vaughan does nothing different this time too

52.4

Vettori to Vaughan, no run, outside the off stump, Vaughan lets it go outside the off stump

52.5

Vettori to Vaughan, 1 no ball, Vettori oversteps and Vaughan lets it go

52.5

Vettori to Vaughan, no run, outside the off stump, Vaughan comes forward and defends

52.6

Vettori to Vaughan, no run, outside the off stump, left alone by Vaughan

England 139/2   MP Vaughan 30* (132b 3x4)
54.1

Vettori to Vaughan, OUT, what a big wicket! just as stumps approach, Vettori slips in the arm-ball, starts on off and drifts in, strikes him in line and that was quite plumb, Hair raises the finger and Vaughan has to go, that's just tilted the scales

MP Vaughan lbw b Vettori 30 (172m 133b 3x4 0x6) SR: 22.55

England 141/3   MP Vaughan 30 (133b 3x4)
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