England tour of New Zealand, 2007/08 / Commentary

England in New Zealand T20I Series - 1st T20I

New Zealand v England

England won by 32 runs

6.6

Oram to Collingwood, 2 runs, edged past backward point

England 67/3   PD Collingwood 2* (1b)

7.4

Martin to Collingwood, no run, slightly slower outside off, Collingwood beaten as he looks to push into the covers

7.5

Martin to Collingwood, no run, wide, Collingwood walks to the off to play it and misses, there was a noise but the appeal was no more than half hearted

7.6

Martin to Collingwood, 1 run, punched off the back foot into the covers

England 75/3   PD Collingwood 3* (4b)

8.1

Oram to Collingwood, 1 run, driven on the trot to mid-off

8.3

Oram to Collingwood, 1 run, yorker length, squirted to backward point

8.6

Oram to Collingwood, no run, Collingwood steps to the off and tries to sweep, the length is Ok for that but he gets in a muddle and ends up dumped on the ground with the ball at his feet. No runs and not much remaining dignity either ...

England 81/3   PD Collingwood 5* (7b)

9.2

Patel to Collingwood, no run, full, driven to extra cover, well bowled, that's the spot

9.3

Patel to Collingwood, 2 runs, heaved with his head in the air, it falls five yards inside the rope at deep midwicket and plugs, the fielder seems to stop it just in time but his feet clipped the boundary marker

9.4

Patel to Collingwood, 1 run, turned into the on side

England 85/3   PD Collingwood 8* (10b)

11.2

Patel to Collingwood, 1 run, pushed gently to long-on for an ambled single

11.4

Patel to Collingwood, 1 run, patted to long-on

11.6

Patel to Collingwood, SIX, effortless flick to the right of long-on, never a chance and it falls a yard inside the rope

England 104/4   PD Collingwood 16* (13b 1x6)

12.3

Southee to Collingwood, 1 run, slower ball, he waits and then heaves it into the leg side

England 106/4   PD Collingwood 17* (14b 1x6)

13.6

Ryder to Collingwood, 1 run, full toss clipped through midwicket for the single

England 119/5   PD Collingwood 18* (15b 1x6)

14.1

Oram to Collingwood, 1 run, firm drive to deep cover

14.6

Oram to Collingwood, no run, paddled from some way outside off stump, up in the air and two yards short of backward square leg, and then there's a chance of a run-out at the bowler's end but the throw is wide

England 122/5   PD Collingwood 19* (17b 1x6)

15.2

Patel to Collingwood, 1 run, thumped to long-on

England 124/5   PD Collingwood 20* (18b 1x6)

16.1

Mills to Collingwood, FOUR, full toss swished behind square, effortless and effective

16.2

Mills to Collingwood, 1 run, thick inside edge to deep backward square leg

16.5

Mills to Collingwood, 1 run, slower, he waits and paddles into the leg side

England 158/6   PD Collingwood 26* (21b 1x4 1x6)

17.2

Southee to Collingwood, OUT, rather airy drive, leaning back, to Styris at extra cover ... he takes it above his head, spills it, grabs at it with his right hand, juggles again and finally takes it at the third time of asking

PD Collingwood c Styris b Southee 26 (46m 22b 1x4 1x6) SR: 118.18

England 160/7   PD Collingwood 26 (22b 1x4 1x6)
Series Results
New Zealand v England at Christchurch - Feb 7, 2008
England won by 50 runs
New Zealand v England at Auckland - Feb 5, 2008
England won by 32 runs
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Feb 5, 2008

Jesse Ryder works one to leg during his 22, New Zealand v England, 1st Twenty20, Auckland, February 5, 2008

Jesse Ryder works one to leg during his 22

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Feb 5, 2008

Luke Wright waits expectantly for someone to catch the ball off his bowling, New Zealand v England, 1st Twenty20, Auckland, February 5, 2008

Luke Wright waits expectantly for someone to catch the ball off his bowling

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