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

18.6

Mills to Sidebottom, no run, slower ball, beats the bat and McCullum applauds enthusiastically

England 173/8   RJ Sidebottom 0* (1b)

19.2

Southee to Sidebottom, no run, full and wide, too good for a swishing Sidebottom

19.3

Southee to Sidebottom, FOUR, wide again but a thick edge with a hint of an open face, too fine for third man to have a chance

19.4

Southee to Sidebottom, 1 run, leans back and slogs, the ball falls into space in the covers

England 179/8   RJ Sidebottom 5* (4b 1x4)
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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Photos

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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