England tour of New Zealand, 2007/08 / Commentary

England in New Zealand T20I Series - 2nd T20I

New Zealand v England

England won by 50 runs

8.3

Southee to Collingwood, 1 run, outside off stump, just back of a length, clumped into the covers to get off the mark

England 77/4   PD Collingwood 1* (1b)

9.1

Styris to Collingwood, 1 run, nudged into the leg side again

England 78/4   PD Collingwood 2* (2b)

10.1

Southee to Collingwood, 1 run, clipped to deep midwicket

10.3

Southee to Collingwood, 1 run, cut into the off side without any power

10.6

Southee to Collingwood, 1 run, firm push to extra cover

England 89/4   PD Collingwood 5* (5b)

11.1

Styris to Collingwood, 1 run, a dab-sweep loops over square leg, never a catch despite yells to the contrary

11.3

Styris to Collingwood, SIX, pulled with a lot of bottom hand from outside off stump, up and over the square-leg boundary

11.4

Styris to Collingwood, FOUR, slower long hop, pulled inches wide of a diving Kyle Mills at backward square leg ... great effort from the man on the rope

11.5

Styris to Collingwood, no run, steps back and cuts to deep point. Styris going well outside the off stump after being thumped for 10 in two on the leg

11.6

Styris to Collingwood, 1 run, driven to long-on

England 102/4   PD Collingwood 17* (10b 1x4 1x6)

12.1

Southee to Collingwood, no run, straight and full, clipped to midwicket

12.2

Southee to Collingwood, SIX, hammered high over long-on, Billy Bowden goes his slightly silly one-legged signalling

12.3

Southee to Collingwood, FOUR, driven past extra cover and with the boundary so short it's four ... it wouldn't be on most grounds as he didn't exactly thump it

12.4

Southee to Collingwood, 1 run, leg-stump full toss, clipped to Ryder at deep midwicket

England 113/4   PD Collingwood 28* (14b 2x4 2x6)

13.3

Hitchcock to Collingwood, no run, outside off and Collingwood pulls out of the shot as it gets a bit big on him

13.4

Hitchcock to Collingwood, 1 run, driven from wide of off stump to long-off

England 116/4   PD Collingwood 29* (16b 2x4 2x6)

14.1

Ryder to Collingwood, 1 run, steered to long-on

14.3

Ryder to Collingwood, 1 run, he follows Collingwood who moves to leg, he has to be content with a single into the leg side

14.5

Ryder to Collingwood, 1 run, wider outside off, driven to long-off

England 125/4   PD Collingwood 32* (19b 2x4 2x6)

15.3

Martin to Collingwood, 1 run, full toss but the shot is mistimed and dribbles to long-off

15.5

Martin to Collingwood, FOUR, a big an early step to the off allows him to pull a full toss past a diving midwicket and there's no protection out there

15.6

Martin to Collingwood, FOUR, pretty much the same, a shimmy to the off, a full toss, and this one goes to the left of midwicket and races away

England 139/4   PD Collingwood 41* (22b 4x4 2x6)

17.1

Mills to Collingwood, FOUR, full toss paddle-swept for a one-bounce four

17.2

Mills to Collingwood, SIX, long hop gets exactly what it deserved, smashed high over square leg

17.3

Mills to Collingwood, 1 run, heaved to deep midwicket

17.5

Mills to Collingwood, 1 run, a are off-side shot from Collingwood - it was so wide he had no choice - and well stopped by point as there was nobody behind him

England 168/4   PD Collingwood 53* (26b 5x4 3x6)

18.2

Hitchcock to Collingwood, 1 run, full toss swung to deep midwicket ... that's almost a stock shot in Twenty20

18.5

Hitchcock to Collingwood, OUT, and he obliges ... short, he shapes to hit over long-on but seriously underclubs and the catch is taken ten yards inside the boundary

PD Collingwood c How b Hitchcock 54 (43m 28b 5x4 3x6) SR: 192.85

England 178/6   PD Collingwood 54 (28b 5x4 3x6)
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 7, 2008

Dimitri Mascarenhas uppercuts his first ball for six, New Zealand v England, 2nd Twenty20, Christchurch, February 7, 2008

Dimitri Mascarenhas uppercuts his first ball for six

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Feb 7, 2008

Brendon McCullum looks aghast as Ryan Sidebottom strikes, New Zealand v England, 2nd Twenty20, Christchurch, February 7, 2008

Brendon McCullum looks aghast as Ryan Sidebottom strikes

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