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)
37.1

Patel to Sidebottom, no run, forward and a hunched defensive prod

37.2

Patel to Sidebottom, no run, punched from the crease to mid-on

37.3

Patel to Sidebottom, no run, Sidebottom happy to play safe for a bit

37.4

Patel to Sidebottom, no run, the turn takes a thick edge but along the ground

37.5

Patel to Sidebottom, 1 run, half forward, this time an inside edge which squirts to short fine leg

37.6

Patel to Broad, no run, turned round his pad to square leg, McCullum quickly out of the blocks to field

England 106/8   JS Patel 1-0-1-0
39.1

Patel to Broad, no run, well forward and pushed defensively to extra cover

39.2

Patel to Broad, no run, and again forward early to defend

39.3

Patel to Broad, 1 run, back onto his stumps and helped round to long leg

39.4

Patel to Sidebottom, no run, driven from wide of the stumps to cover

39.5

Patel to Sidebottom, no run, floated up a bit more, beats the bat and plops off the pads into the off side

39.6

Patel to Sidebottom, no run, looped more and driven to cover who makes a sliding stop and removes a large divot of grass in the process

England 107/8   JS Patel 2-0-2-0
41.1

Patel to Broad, 1 wide, fired down the leg side and really well taken low down by McCullum

41.1

Patel to Broad, no run, straight and quite some turn, Broad defends

41.2

Patel to Broad, no run, patted to mid-on

41.3

Patel to Broad, no run, well forward, a thick inside edge goes to really short midwicket ... well, he's ambled in to short leg and acquired a helmet without us noticing

41.4

Patel to Broad, 2 runs, ironic cheers as Broad finds the gap at midwicket and they run two

41.5

Patel to Broad, no run, lovely conventional left-armer's spin beats Broad's lunge

41.6

Patel to Broad, 1 run, swept with heaps of premeditation - he was almost in position as Patel reached the crease - but perfectly well and fine leg fields

England 112/8   JS Patel 3-0-6-0
43.1

Patel to Sidebottom, 2 runs, a thick edge races through the slips and that's the off-side run stat out of the window

43.2

Patel to Sidebottom, no run, flatter and on with the arm, Sidebottom forward and right over the ball

43.3

Patel to Sidebottom, no run, fuller, he gives himself room to drive into the covers

43.4

Patel to Sidebottom, no run, short, lots of spin, he steps back to cut but it gets too big on him, and McCullum whips off the bails as well although the batsman's feet were planted well behind the craese

43.5

Patel to Sidebottom, no run, cut to slip where it is well stopped by the man just put in there

43.6

Patel to Sidebottom, no run, floated up and Sidebottom content to stay there

England 118/8   JS Patel 4-0-8-0
45.1

Patel to Broad, no run, tossed up, driven to cover

45.2

Patel to Broad, 1 run, back and turned behind square

45.3

Patel to Sidebottom, no run, droppeda thick edge off a defensive poke, it takes the bottom of McCullum's gloves and goes down

45.4

Patel to Sidebottom, OUT, a leading edge and it is hard to imagine a softer catch, Patel just stood there and it looped apologetically to him. Sidebottom was done by a tad extra bounce

RJ Sidebottom c & b Patel 4 (33m 28b 0x4 0x6) SR: 14.28

45.5

Patel to Anderson, no run, forward and defended

45.6

Patel to Anderson, no run, steps back and drives into the ground, cover fields

England 120/9   JS Patel 5-0-9-1
47.1

Patel to Anderson, no run, flat, full and defended

47.2

Patel to Anderson, 1 run, steps back and hits hard to extra cover for the first run in front of square on the off side in ten overs

47.3

Patel to Broad, 1 run, an embarrassment of riches ... cut to deep point

47.4

Patel to Anderson, no run, forward and he almost plays all round it but uses edge and pads to keep it out

47.5

Patel to Anderson, no run, missed sweep from way outside of stump

47.6

Patel to Anderson, no run, checked block, Patel quickly across to field

England 124/9   JS Patel 6-0-11-1
49.1

Patel to Broad, 1 run, swept on the full very fine and brilliantly stopped one handed by How at full stretch to his left

49.2

Patel to Anderson, 1 run, Anderson prods and gets enough of an edge to steer it past McCullum. there's a man a third man for such edges

49.3

Patel to Broad, 1 run, a heave heads up to long-on

49.4

Patel to Anderson, OUT, fuller, Patel appeals for leg before but Rauf looks slightly amused as the ball has clattered into the stumps off Anderson's pads

JM Anderson b Patel 3 (16m 18b 0x4 0x6) SR: 16.66

England 130/10   JS Patel 6.4-0-14-2
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