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

13.3

Ryder to Mascarenhas, no run, full and driven to extra cover

13.4

Ryder to Mascarenhas, no run, outside off, a slash and a miss

13.5

Ryder to Mascarenhas, 1 run, driven into the off side

England 118/5   AD Mascarenhas 1* (3b)

14.2

Oram to Mascarenhas, no run, angled in at his feet, he falls over as he plays it

14.3

Oram to Mascarenhas, 1 wide, down the leg and that's the first wide of the day

14.3

Oram to Mascarenhas, no run, he looks to run it to third man but it's far too close to him and the ball squeezes over the top of off stump

14.4

Oram to Mascarenhas, no run, tight over this one, pushed to mid-off

14.5

Oram to Mascarenhas, 1 run, pushed to deep cover, placed and not hit hard

England 122/5   AD Mascarenhas 2* (7b)

15.1

Patel to Mascarenhas, 1 run, squirted into the on side

15.3

Patel to Mascarenhas, SIX, driven high over long-on, he middled that and some, and it carries into the second tier of the stand

15.4

Patel to Mascarenhas, SIX, and more of the same, and that went even further if anything

15.5

Patel to Mascarenhas, SIX, this is The Oval revisited ... another swing high over long-on, many rows back

15.6

Patel to Mascarenhas, SIX, Patel switches to round the wicket but it makes not a scrap of difference ... another big swing of the arms and a fourth six disappears over long-on

England 148/5   AD Mascarenhas 27* (12b 4x6)

16.3

Mills to Mascarenhas, FOUR, short, pulled hard to deep midwicket where Ryder flings himself full stretch to his right, gets a hand to it but can't hold on

16.4

Mills to Mascarenhas, OUT, he steps to leg and cuts the ball to third man where Patel hardly had to move

AD Mascarenhas c Patel b Mills 31 (14m 14b 1x4 4x6) SR: 221.42

England 157/6   AD Mascarenhas 31 (14b 1x4 4x6)
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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