England tour of New Zealand, 2nd ODI: New Zealand v England at Hamilton, Feb 12, 2008
New Zealand won by 10 wickets (with 107 balls remaining) (D/L method)
12 February 2008 - day/night match (50-over match)
5.6

Martin to Pietersen, 1 run, full and driven into the covers, the shy hits the non-striker's stumps and they get an overthrow

England 42/2   KP Pietersen 1* (1b)
6.1

Mills to Pietersen, no run, full and straight, Pietersen loses control of the bat as he turns into the leg side

6.2

Mills to Pietersen, no run, angling in towards the stumps, Pietersen gets into a bit of a tangle and there's half an appeal but it was going down leg

6.3

Mills to Pietersen, no run, outside off stump, left alone and shapes away as it goes past Pietersen

6.4

Mills to Pietersen, no run, advances down the pitch but is again taken on the pad as he tries to work into the leg side

6.5

Mills to Pietersen, no run, full on the stumps, defended firmly to mid-on

6.6

Mills to Pietersen, FOUR, lovely on-drive from Pietersen as Mills overpitches on the stumps and it is effortlessly placed past the stumps

England 46/2   KP Pietersen 5* (7b 1x4)
7.2

Martin to Pietersen, 2 runs, a sharp short ball nearly does the trick for Martin as Pietersen is surprised and is cramped on his pull. It evades short midwicket and square leg to bring Pietersen a streaky couple

7.3

Martin to Pietersen, no run, outside off and left alone

7.4

Martin to Pietersen, no run, punched firmly down the pitch, past the on side of the stumps to mid-on

7.5

Martin to Pietersen, no run, keeping the ball pitched up, driven to mid-off

7.6

Martin to Pietersen, no run, outside off stump, Pietersen steps across and defends

England 49/2   KP Pietersen 7* (12b 1x4)
8.2

Mason to Pietersen, no run, good length on off stump, defended back to Mason in his follow through

8.3

Mason to Pietersen, no run, punchy drive from Pietersen, positive intent but picks out mid-off

8.4

Mason to Pietersen, no run, slower ball outside off stump, Pietersen leaves it and McCullum takes on the second bounce

8.5

Mason to Pietersen, 1 run, a drive skews of a thick inside edge through the leg side, deep square-leg comes round and keeps them to a single

England 51/2   KP Pietersen 8* (16b 1x4)
9.1

Martin to Pietersen, 1 run, driven crisply back to Martin who gets a hand on it in his follow through but allows a single when he doesn't collect cleanly

9.3

Martin to Pietersen, SIX, a top edge from Pietersen as another bouncer from Martin causes problems and it just evades fine leg to land in the grass bank...more luck than judgement there

9.4

Martin to Pietersen, FOUR, class shot, half volley outside off stump which Pietersen places between cover and mid-off

9.5

Martin to Pietersen, FOUR, and another...Pietersen rattling along here as he goes straight down the ground on this occasion and mid-off is too wide to do anything about it

9.6

Martin to Pietersen, no run, outside off, seams back into Pietersen but it's a comfortable leave

England 67/2   KP Pietersen 23* (21b 3x4 1x6)
10.3

Mason to Pietersen, FOUR, perfect straight drive from Pietersen, too full and the shot gave mid-on no chance even though he got a finger on it

10.4

Mason to Pietersen, no run, tightens up and Pietersen defends

10.5

Mason to Pietersen, no run, short outside off stump, Pietersen goes for the pull but doesn't make contact...he is clearly trying to make the most of the fielding restrictions

10.6

Mason to Pietersen, 1 run, slower ball on the stumps, waited for by Pietersen and turned past short fine-leg to keep the strike

England 73/2   KP Pietersen 28* (25b 4x4 1x6)
11.1

Martin to Pietersen, 1 leg bye, Pietersen strides down and across the pitch, taken on the pad and the ball rolls into the leg side

England 74/2   KP Pietersen 28* (26b 4x4 1x6)
12.4

Mason to Pietersen, no run, another slow ball on off stump, Pietersen spots it and dabs into the covers

12.5

Mason to Pietersen, no run, outside off and left alone, Mason has settled into a decent spell

12.6

Mason to Pietersen, 1 run, turned through square leg for a comfortable single

England 77/2   KP Pietersen 29* (29b 4x4 1x6)
13.1

Oram to Pietersen, 1 leg bye, appeal first up from Oram as Pietersen goes right across his stumps and is taken on the pads, but he is miles down the pitch and there was so much doubt

13.5

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

13.6

Oram to Pietersen, no run, outside off stump, slightly slower ball, defended to mid-on by a walking Pietersen

England 81/2   KP Pietersen 29* (32b 4x4 1x6)
15.1

Oram to Pietersen, no run, full length, floated onto the spot outside off, met with a powerful straight drive, but well intercepted

15.2

Oram to Pietersen, no run, clipped into the leg-side with a whip of the wrists but can'f find the gap

15.3

Oram to Pietersen, no run, slower ball, slightly back of a length, defended

15.4

Oram to Pietersen, no run, attempted yorker, comes out as a low full toss, but Pietersen plays all round it nonetheless and almost misses.

15.5

Oram to Pietersen, no run, outside off, dies as it skids through to the keeper

15.6

Oram to Pietersen, no run, squared up with a late-nipping legcutter, well fielded with a tumble at point. That's a good first over back

England 85/2   KP Pietersen 29* (38b 4x4 1x6)
16.3

Mason to Pietersen, OUT, gone! Full and straight, and that's stone-dead as Pietersen shuffles across his crease in that now-habitual manner. Boos around the ground as England's finest falls without addition, and now his side are in some bother

KP Pietersen lbw b Mason 29 (47m 39b 4x4 1x6) SR: 74.35

England 90/3   KP Pietersen 29 (39b 4x4 1x6)
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