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
70.3

Vettori to Broad, no run, drifting down the leg side, pushed close on the on side

70.4

Vettori to Broad, no run, turning in from outside off, padded away but the bat was pretty close there, bobbed up wide of silly point

70.5

Vettori to Broad, no run, worked away to the leg side

70.6

Vettori to Broad, no run, slower and flighted, long stride forward, defends it down the ground

England 164/7   SCJ Broad 0* (4b)
71.6

O'Brien to Broad, no run, short of a length to the left-hander, jabbed towards short midwicket, not much timing here

England 165/7   SCJ Broad 0* (5b)
72.2

Vettori to Broad, no run, padded away to off

72.3

Vettori to Broad, 1 run, punched off the back foot towards the on side

England 167/7   SCJ Broad 1* (7b)
73.1

O'Brien to Broad, no run, over the wicket, full and pushed back down the ground

73.2

O'Brien to Broad, no run, solid forward defensive, O'Brien is keeping it really tight here

73.3

O'Brien to Broad, no run, round the wicket, lets that go outside off

73.4

O'Brien to Broad, FOUR, round the wicket again, drifting down leg, tucked neatly towards fine leg for four, help yourself stuff that, rare error in line from the bowler

73.5

O'Brien to Broad, no run, shoulders arms to that one

73.6

O'Brien to Broad, FOUR, good-length ball, bit too much width, crisply square driven for four, on the front foot and punching hard, he's showing some positive intent here (something which couldn't be said of the earlier batsmen)

England 175/7   SCJ Broad 9* (13b 2x4)
74.3

Vettori to Broad, no run, long hop that time, it turned a little and Broad needs to wait till the end to drive to mid-on

74.4

Vettori to Broad, no run, on the front foot, lunging and defending towards short leg

74.5

Vettori to Broad, no run, on middle and leg, turning away, pushed watchfully to the leg side

74.6

Vettori to Broad, 1 run, tossed up outside off, a big stride towards the off side and a sweep towards fine leg, that was premeditated

England 177/7   SCJ Broad 10* (17b 2x4)
75.1

Mills to Broad, no run, short of a length, pushed back to the bowler

75.2

Mills to Broad, no run, good bounce here, rising off a shortish length, Broad is a tall man but he needs to stand up tall and block

75.3

Mills to Broad, 1 run, quickish on off, pushed tentatively, thick edge goes to cover, they go through for a single

England 178/7   SCJ Broad 11* (20b 2x4)
76.1

Vettori to Broad, 1 run, full and outside off, tapped off the front foot to extra cover and takes off, good running that, just within touching distance of avoiding the follow-on

76.5

Vettori to Broad, no run, quicker and pushed through, outside off, Broad prods but is beaten, McCullum takes off the bails but the batsman is in

76.6

Vettori to Broad, no run, quicker again, brings his bat down quick and gets an outside edge, falls short of the second slip, fine over again

England 180/8   SCJ Broad 12* (23b 2x4)
78.1

Vettori to Broad, 2 runs, full one, pushed towards extra cover and they get two, big cheers around the ground as England avoid the follow-on, Broad is a national hero

78.2

Vettori to Broad, no run, pushed watchfully towards the on side

78.3

Vettori to Broad, 1 run, tries to lift over mid-on but a thick inside edge pops towards midwicket, they take one

England 183/9   SCJ Broad 15* (26b 2x4)
79.1

Mills to Broad, no run, 78.2mph, short of a length, on middle and off, gets his bat down in time to crunch it back to the bowler

79.2

Mills to Broad, no run, that back of a length again, moving in after pitching, inside edge could have gone onto the stumps but he's saved as it trickles to the keeper all along the ground

79.3

Mills to Broad, no run, bit of extra bounce, round the wicket and it takes off from a good length, Broad is surprised by that one, fends awkwardly, to the off side

79.4

Mills to Broad, 1 run, driven past point for a single

England 184/9   SCJ Broad 16* (30b 2x4)
80.1

Vettori to Broad, no run, tossed up on off and middle, defended back to the bowler

80.2

Vettori to Broad, no run, defended watchfully towards cover

80.3

Vettori to Broad, 2 runs, tries to loft towards square leg, doesn't get hold of it and the thick edge balloons to midwicket for a couple

80.4

Vettori to Broad, no run, faster one, arm-ball it seems, he tries to cut but isn't quick enough for it

80.5

Vettori to Broad, no run, turns from off to middle, padded away towards short leg

80.6

Vettori to Broad, 3 runs, full and outside off, smooth drive towards extra cover, good timing there

England 189/9   SCJ Broad 21* (36b 2x4)
81.1

Mills to Broad, no run, 78.3mph, short of a length, tapped back on his toes towards extra cover

81.2

Mills to Broad, no run, slashed sweetly towards deep point, fielder in place but he declines the single,

81.3

Mills to Broad, no run, short of a length, angling in, punched off the back foot towards mid-on

81.4

Mills to Broad, FOUR, crashed hard past extra cover for four, that's too full and he's on his knees and hammering that through the gap, Vettori gives chase but can't get there

81.5

Mills to Broad, FOUR, this time on the back foot, on the up and he's laced that through exactly the same gap, Vettori gives up this time, cracking stuff from Broad

81.6

Mills to Broad, 1 no ball, 78.5mph, bouncer that, Broad didn't expect that, late pull attempted but he misses, no-ball called but that's for over-stepping

81.6

Mills to Broad, no run, short again, this time on off, he tries to back off and glide it past the slips but it bounces too much for him

England 198/9   SCJ Broad 29* (43b 4x4)
82.2

Vettori to Broad, no run, full on off and middle, pushed towards mid-on

82.3

Vettori to Broad, no run, quicker one, tapped towards short cover, watchfully done

82.4

Vettori to Broad, no run, down the track and pushed back down the ground, obvious attempt to attack here

82.5

Vettori to Broad, 1 run, down the pitch again, jabs it towards point

England 200/9   SCJ Broad 30* (47b 4x4)
83.1

Mills to Broad, no run, full and outside off, tapped watchfully, bit of low bounce there

83.2

Mills to Broad, no run, driven towards mid-on, angling in from round the wicket

83.3

Mills to Broad, OUT, soft dismissal, the ball doesn't come onto the bat and Broad lashes hard at it, not much timing there and it pops up to wide mid-off, Jeetan Patel takes the catch and it's all over

SCJ Broad c sub (JS Patel) b Mills 30 (53m 50b 4x4 0x6) SR: 60.00

England 202/10   SCJ Broad 30 (50b 4x4)
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