New Zealand tour of England and Scotland, 2008 / Wicket commentary

New Zealand in England Test Series - 3rd Test

England v New Zealand

England won by an innings and 9 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100  | Overs 101-150

5.1

Mills to Cook, OUT, good ball from Mills! Coming over the wicket he gets one to come back in a touch and Cook plays just outside off stump, getting a thick inside edge that rockets back and takes leg stump.

AN Cook b Mills 6 (20m 15b 1x4 0x6) SR: 40.00

England 14/1   AJ Strauss 8* (16b 1x4)   KD Mills 2.1-0-5-1

12.4

O'Brien to Vaughan, OUT, and O'Brien does the job alone! Good ball moves in a fraction, Vaughan tries for a straight drive and loses his off stump comprehensively. Not a great shot - it would have raced to the boundary had he connected - but he missed it by a long way

MP Vaughan b O'Brien 16 (32m 22b 4x4 0x6) SR: 72.72

England 44/2   AJ Strauss 16* (40b 3x4)   IE O'Brien 1.4-0-4-1

29.6

Mills to Strauss, OUT, and there's his demise, after leaving them alone he goes chasing another wide one, and I mean pretty wide, only to flash a thick outside-edge off the end of bat that is gobbled up at head height by Taylor at a wide lone slip

AJ Strauss c Taylor b Mills 37 (122m 97b 5x4 0x6) SR: 38.14

England 84/3   KP Pietersen 15* (47b)   KD Mills 9-3-19-2

30.6

O'Brien to Bell, OUT, two in two overs, and Bell's struggles continue! O'Brien gets him for a duck, pitching full just outside off stump and moving the ball in to catch him going for a flick across the line, bat late to come down and after New Zealand shout themselves hoarse Bucknor slowly raises the finger, that looked out as Bell missed a straight one

IR Bell lbw b O'Brien 0 (4m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

England 85/4   KP Pietersen 16* (50b)   IE O'Brien 7-1-14-2

31.6

Mills to Collingwood, OUT, oh well held, Taylor! Mills holds back the length ever so slightly, shapes it away and Collingwood gets another duck to his name, pushing away from the body and looking on as Taylor flings himself to his left to pouch a neat catch at slip

PD Collingwood c Taylor b Mills 0 (4m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

England 86/5   KP Pietersen 17* (52b)   KD Mills 10-3-20-3

82.2

O'Brien to Pietersen, OUT, what did I say? Make em play and that time O'Brien landed it in the corridor outside off stump and got Pietersen playing away from his body, front foot not going anywhere, and the regulation outside-edge is snaffed up by Hopkins, diving to his right

KP Pietersen c †Hopkins b O'Brien 115 (283m 223b 14x4 0x6) SR: 51.56

England 247/6   TR Ambrose 57* (134b 7x4)   IE O'Brien 16.2-4-43-3

86.2

O'Brien to Ambrose, OUT, edged and taken, ending a fighting innings from Ambrose, cutting a shortish one with no footwork and paying the price, a thin under-edge gladly held by Hopkins

TR Ambrose c †Hopkins b O'Brien 67 (222m 148b 9x4 0x6) SR: 45.27

England 262/7   SCJ Broad 5* (10b 1x4)   IE O'Brien 18.2-4-51-4

113.6

Oram to Anderson, OUT, finally Oram gets the breakthrough! He's been coming around the wicket, pitched it outside off and no real movement, Anderson just pushed forward and a regulation outside edge goes through to Hopkins

JM Anderson c †Hopkins b Oram 28 (117m 85b 3x4 0x6) SR: 32.94

England 338/8   SCJ Broad 49* (91b 7x4)   JDP Oram 19-6-32-1

125.5

Martin to Broad, OUT, gone, finally Martin gets one to his name as this one squeezes between Broad's drive and takes the top of the stumps. A fine innings from Broad, and England are in a strong position

SCJ Broad b Martin 64 (177m 132b 10x4 0x6) SR: 48.48

England 361/9   RJ Sidebottom 4* (30b)   CS Martin 21.5-5-83-1

126.5

Vettori to Panesar, OUT, and he has his revenge here, Panesar comes forward and pops a catch to silly point...very muted appeal, but Bucknor quickly raises the finger. Panesar can't believe the decision and it appears to have come straight off the pad

MS Panesar c McCullum b Vettori 0 (3m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

England 364/10   RJ Sidebottom 7* (34b)   DL Vettori 28.5-4-77-1
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Series Results
England v New Zealand at Nottingham - Jun 5-8, 2008
England won by an innings and 9 runs
England v New Zealand at Manchester - May 23-26, 2008
England won by 6 wickets
England v New Zealand at Lord's - May 15-19, 2008
Match drawn
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Photos

Jun 8, 2008

Like father, like son: Archie Vaughan practices his cover drive, England v New Zealand, 3rd Test, Trent Bridge, June 8, 2008

Like father, like son: Archie Vaughan practices his cover drive

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Jun 8, 2008

Michael Vaughan enjoys some time with his children, England v New Zealand, 3rd Test, Trent Bridge, June 8, 2008

Michael Vaughan enjoys some time with his children

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