England tour of New Zealand, 3rd ODI: New Zealand v England at Auckland, Feb 23, 2013
England won by 5 wickets (with 75 balls remaining)
23 February 2013 - day/night match (50-over match)

Finn to Watling, OUT, another ball that nips, this time away, Watling fends at it and finds second slip. He was very uncomfortable in the opening three balls and was playing awkwardly away from his body to a good length ball that bounced on him, took the shoulder of the bat and it was simple as you like for the fielder

BJ Watling c Swann b Finn 1 (6m 10b 0x4 0x6) SR: 10.00

New Zealand 2/1   HD Rutherford 0* (0b)   ST Finn 0.4-0-0-1

Anderson to Williamson, OUT, tight line, played tentatively, edged and gone taken by the keeper. Persistence so often rewarded for Anderson. Williamson went nowhere with the feet, pushed at the good length delivery just outside off, and got a feather edge to Buttler

KS Williamson c †Buttler b Anderson 7 (12m 12b 1x4 0x6) SR: 58.33

New Zealand 11/2   HD Rutherford 2* (17b)   JM Anderson 3.3-0-8-1

Finn to Rutherford, OUT, well wide of off stump, flashed at, nicked and Buttler takes his second straightforward catch. Probably the worst ball Finn has sent down so far and Rutherford, in his eagerness, threw the kitchen sink at it but failed to move his feet and got a thick edge

HD Rutherford c †Buttler b Finn 2 (32m 19b 0x4 0x6) SR: 10.52

New Zealand 11/3   LRPL Taylor 0* (3b)   ST Finn 3.2-1-3-2

Broad to Taylor, 1 run, OUT, oh no, Taylor has sent Elliott down the Swannee here - New Zealand have lost their fourth wicket via a hapless run-out! Taylor turned through backward square leg, set off in pursuit of two and then changed his mind a third of the way down the track, abandoning Elliott as the throw came in. Holy moly me oh my - New Zealand did not need that

GD Elliott run out 24 (63m 48b 2x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

New Zealand 64/4   LRPL Taylor 25* (46b 2x4)   SCJ Broad 3.4-0-15-0

Broad to Taylor, OUT, slightly wide, swishes and nicked! Or did he? Taylor has called for the review... There was definitely a noise but Hot Spot is looking a little inconclusive. There's a smudge on the toe of the bat, looks like he might have just got the cue end on it... And the decision stands, the third umpire deciding there wasn't enough evidence to overturn the on-field call! Taylor has junked his promising innings and England are eyeing the underbelly

LRPL Taylor c †Buttler b Broad 28 (82m 52b 2x4 0x6) SR: 53.84

New Zealand 67/5   BB McCullum 1* (9b)   SCJ Broad 5-0-17-1

Swann to Franklin, OUT, chipped back, Swann dives ... and got him! Not only has he gone relatively unscathed on what was billed as a "spinners' graveyard", he's got his 100th ODI wicket into the bargain. Franklin played the ball off the back foot, was nowhere near the pitch, it may have stuck in the surface slightly before looping off the bat and Swann fell to his right to bag it safely

JEC Franklin c & b Swann 13 (37m 26b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

New Zealand 99/6   BB McCullum 18* (33b 1x6)   GP Swann 7.4-0-37-1

Finn to NL McCullum, OUT, but he's gone this time, nicking off to slip! Finn has been almost unplayable today, even if you know roughly where he's going to put it - this was in the channel, quick and holding its line as McCullum moved across and fenced tamely at the ball, perhaps thinking about going to leg initially but now only going back to the pavillion

NL McCullum c Cook b Finn 4 (10m 8b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

New Zealand 109/7   BB McCullum 24* (38b 1x4 1x6)   ST Finn 7.5-3-9-3

Broad to Ellis, OUT, banged in, at the body and scooped out towards deep backward square, where Woakes takes a tumbling catch. Broad has picked up another wicket from judicious use of the short ball, Ellis tried to hook but it came off somewhere near the splice and didn't have the wings to clear the boundary

AM Ellis c Woakes b Broad 9 (19m 11b 1x4 0x6) SR: 81.81

New Zealand 146/8   BB McCullum 49* (50b 4x4 2x6)   SCJ Broad 7.3-0-23-2

Woakes to Mills, OUT, pitched up full and straight and trapped in front, Mills was stuck on the crease, hit on the back pad and that's a pretty straightforward one for the umpire

KD Mills lbw b Woakes 2 (7m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

New Zealand 150/9   BB McCullum 51* (53b 4x4 2x6)   CR Woakes 8-0-23-1

Swann to BB McCullum, OUT, short and shovelled out towards deep midwicket, looks like it's sailing for six only for Anderson to pluck the ball out of the air a yard in from the rope! McCullum departs after another defiant innings - he thought he'd cleared the man, there, but Anderson did really well to take the catch and keep his feet away from the boundary rope. McCullum shakes his head ... but without that knock, his side would have been long sunk by now

BB McCullum c Anderson b Swann 79 (103m 68b 6x4 5x6) SR: 116.17

New Zealand 185/10   TG Southee 5* (3b 1x4)   GP Swann 8.5-0-49-2





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