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

9.6

Patel to Shah, 1 run, driven into the off side

England 86/4   OA Shah 1* (1b)

10.1

Southee to Shah, no run, good start and a big cheer, full and turned to midwicket who slides on his knees to stop

10.2

Southee to Shah, 2 runs, straight drive, long-on round to field but he cannot prevent the second

10.3

Southee to Shah, no run, really sharp yorker which Shah does well to keep out

10.4

Southee to Shah, FOUR, wristy flick through midwicket, classic Shah stroke

10.5

Southee to Shah, no run, steered with an open face to backward point

10.6

Southee to Shah, 1 run, again backward point into action but this time they take on his arm and win

England 93/4   OA Shah 8* (7b 1x4)

11.1

Patel to Shah, 1 run, driven from the crease to long-on

11.3

Patel to Shah, 1 run, worked round the corner with the spin

11.5

Patel to Shah, 1 run, pushed to extra cover

England 98/4   OA Shah 11* (10b 1x4)

12.1

Southee to Shah, no run, up in the blockhole, dug out to midwicket

12.2

Southee to Shah, 1 run, driven with an open face behind square on the off side

12.4

Southee to Shah, SIX, lovely shot, Shah flicks the ball over midwicket, using his feet to get to it, six all the way

12.5

Southee to Shah, FOUR, the bowler overcorrects but Shah is expecting it and drives straight and hard, long-off has no chance

12.6

Southee to Shah, 1 run, prodded into the off side, Shah was looking for the second - which was never on - but Collingwood sent him back

England 117/4   OA Shah 23* (15b 2x4 1x6)

13.1

Ryder to Shah, no run, good start, Shah defends

13.2

Ryder to Shah, OUT, Shah sweeps across the line, misses, it's straight and that's a simple decision for the umpire

OA Shah lbw b Ryder 23 (13m 17b 2x4 1x6) SR: 135.29

England 117/5   OA Shah 23 (17b 2x4 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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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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