England tour of New Zealand, 1st ODI: New Zealand v England at Wellington, Feb 9, 2008
New Zealand won by 6 wickets (with 120 balls remaining)
9 February 2008 - day/night match (50-over match)
13.2

Martin to Pietersen, no run, wide and full, a flamboyant drive fielded by extra cover. A loud cheer as momentarily the crowd thought it was a catch

13.3

Martin to Pietersen, no run, full toss driven to mid-off

13.4

Martin to Pietersen, no run, well forward, an angled bat and backward point fields

13.5

Martin to Pietersen, no run, slightly short, Pietersen on his toes to defend

13.6

Martin to Pietersen, 1 run, banged in and Pietersen slightly surprised, jerking his head back and he pulls into the leg side, almost defensively rather than trying to hit the cover off it

England 43/2   KP Pietersen 1* (5b)
14.1

Oram to Pietersen, 1 run, flicked off middle-and-leg to deep midwicket

14.6

Oram to Pietersen, no run, pushed defensively into the covers

England 47/2   KP Pietersen 2* (7b)
15.3

Martin to Pietersen, no run, slower ball, Pietersen waits and drives hard to mid-on

15.4

Martin to Pietersen, no run, slower and wider, not timed and the ball bobbles back to the bowler

15.5

Martin to Pietersen, no run, good delivery treated with the utmost respect

15.6

Martin to Pietersen, 1 run, straight drive past the bowler, Pietersen quick to see mid-on dawdling and yells for the single which Mustard is up for

England 51/2   KP Pietersen 3* (11b)
16.1

Oram to Pietersen, 2 runs, straight drive down the ground for a well-run couple

16.2

Oram to Pietersen, no run, outside off and left with a real flourish, as only Pietersen can. He somehow makes a leave look entertaining

16.3

Oram to Pietersen, no run, pushed into the leg side

16.4

Oram to Pietersen, no run, back of a length, defended into the ground

16.5

Oram to Pietersen, no run, slow and very wide, Pietersen was clearly tempted, seemed to start after it and thought better of it

16.6

Oram to Pietersen, no run, paddled to midwicket

England 53/2   KP Pietersen 5* (17b)
17.5

Styris to Pietersen, no run, turned into the on side

17.6

Styris to Pietersen, 1 run, clipped on the walk to long-on

England 55/2   KP Pietersen 6* (19b)
18.1

Oram to Pietersen, OUT, that's the big one ... Pietersen drags the ball into his stumps from wide as he shapes to play into the leg side and the crowd goes wild

KP Pietersen b Oram 6 (25m 20b 0x4 0x6) SR: 30.00

England 55/3   KP Pietersen 6 (20b)
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