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

2.2

Mills to Mustard, SIX, driven over long-on for six, flat and hard and four rows back but never more than eight feet off the ground

England 24/1   P Mustard 18* (10b 2x4 1x6)   KD Mills 1.2-0-18-0

7.1

Martin to Pietersen, SIX, short and pulled off the front foot for six over long-on, absolutely hammered

England 73/3   KP Pietersen 37* (16b 6x4 1x6)   CS Martin 3.1-0-32-2

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)   JS Patel 2-0-16-1

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

England 112/4   OA Shah 18* (13b 1x4 1x6)   TG Southee 1.4-0-15-0

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

England 130/5   AD Mascarenhas 9* (9b 1x6)   JS Patel 2.3-0-24-1

15.4

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

England 136/5   AD Mascarenhas 15* (10b 2x6)   JS Patel 2.4-0-30-1

15.5

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

England 142/5   AD Mascarenhas 21* (11b 3x6)   JS Patel 2.5-0-36-1

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)   JS Patel 3-0-42-1
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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