England tour of New Zealand, 1st T20I: New Zealand v England at Auckland, Feb 5, 2008
England won by 32 runs
5 February 2008 - night match (20-over match)

Mills to Mustard, FOUR, one step and heaved through midwicket, there is a man in the deep but he's too square to cut that off

England 6/0   P Mustard 5* (4b 1x4)   KD Mills 0.5-0-6-0

Mills to Mustard, FOUR, pulled for four past the man just behind square on the edge of the circle

England 10/0   P Mustard 9* (5b 2x4)   KD Mills 1-0-10-0

Martin to Pietersen, FOUR, shimmies to the off and helps the ball behind square on the leg side ...fine leg is up in the circle and has no chance

England 16/1   KP Pietersen 4* (1b 1x4)   CS Martin 1-0-5-1

Mills to Pietersen, FOUR, overpitched, a sweet straight drive to the right of the bowler, all along the ground and it scurries away unhindered with nobody out in the deep

England 31/1   KP Pietersen 9* (3b 2x4)   KD Mills 2-0-25-0

Martin to Pietersen, FOUR, driven on the up through the covers between the two men in the ring. He really thumped that ...

England 35/2   KP Pietersen 13* (4b 3x4)   CS Martin 1.2-0-9-2

Oram to Bell, FOUR, slashed through where second slip would have been had he not just been moved

England 43/2   IR Bell 6* (4b 1x4)   JDP Oram 0.3-0-5-0

Martin to Pietersen, FOUR, slower ball, a thick edge and it goes fine enough to beat the man back on the boundary

England 49/2   KP Pietersen 20* (9b 4x4)   CS Martin 2.1-0-16-2

Martin to Pietersen, FOUR, slashing drive, a thick inside edge and the ball squeezes past leg stump and too wide for McCullum to have any chance, four runs to fine leg

England 53/2   KP Pietersen 24* (10b 5x4)   CS Martin 2.2-0-20-2

Martin to Pietersen, FOUR, full toss - Pietersen started to come and then went back - driven hard between mid-off and extra cover, super timing

England 59/2   KP Pietersen 30* (13b 6x4)   CS Martin 2.5-0-26-2

Oram to Bell, FOUR, short and wide, Bell slaps that hard over point and away

England 65/2   IR Bell 12* (9b 2x4)   JDP Oram 1.4-0-13-0

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

England 92/4   OA Shah 7* (5b 1x4)   TG Southee 0.4-0-6-0

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

England 116/4   OA Shah 22* (14b 2x4 1x6)   TG Southee 1.5-0-19-0

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

England 152/5   PD Collingwood 24* (19b 1x4 1x6)   KD Mills 2.1-0-29-0

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

England 157/5   AD Mascarenhas 31* (13b 1x4 4x6)   KD Mills 2.3-0-34-0

Southee to Swann, FOUR, thick inside edge goes past his leg stump and runs to fine leg for four

England 164/7   GP Swann 6* (3b 1x4)   TG Southee 2.3-0-25-1

Mills to Broad, FOUR, full toss driven straight and the two men in the deep cannot get round as it thuds into the sightscreen

England 170/7   SCJ Broad 5* (2b 1x4)   KD Mills 3.1-0-40-1

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

England 178/8   RJ Sidebottom 4* (3b 1x4)   TG Southee 3.3-0-32-1

Southee to Swann, FOUR, wide and full, two feet off a yorker, Swann leans back and places the ball between fielders behind square on the off

England 183/8   GP Swann 14* (9b 2x4)   TG Southee 3.5-0-37-1





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