England tour of New Zealand, 2007/08 / Commentary

England in New Zealand ODI Series - 3rd ODI

New Zealand v England

England won by 6 wickets (with 18 balls remaining) (D/L method)

46.2

Sidebottom to Hitchcock, 1 run, clipped off his toes to backward square leg

46.5

Sidebottom to Hitchcock, no run, full and straight, Hitchcock can do no more than push it into the off side

46.6

Sidebottom to Hitchcock, no run, another good ball which a No.10 can do little but block

New Zealand 203/8   PA Hitchcock 1* (3b)

47.2

Broad to Hitchcock, no run, squeezed into the covers

47.3

Broad to Hitchcock, 1 run, this time he finds the gap between cover fielders and scampers the single

New Zealand 205/8   PA Hitchcock 2* (5b)

48.2

Sidebottom to Hitchcock, 1 run, takes two strides to leg, the ball follows him and he drives to long-on

48.4

Sidebottom to Hitchcock, 1 run, full and straight again ... driven to long-on

48.6

Sidebottom to Hitchcock, 1 leg bye, he shimmies to the off, Sidebottom follows and the ball thuds off his pads into the leg side ... you could see all three stumps plus some space when he played that

New Zealand 224/9   PA Hitchcock 4* (8b)

49.1

Anderson to Hitchcock, 1 run, two big steps and a rasping drive well stopped by extra cover

49.3

Anderson to Hitchcock, 1 leg bye, dribbled behind on the off side

49.6

Anderson to Hitchcock, SIX, a super shot to end the innings, he plants his feet and thumps the ball over the extra-cover boundary

New Zealand 234/9   PA Hitchcock 11* (11b 1x6)
Series Results
New Zealand v England at Christchurch - Feb 23, 2008
New Zealand won by 34 runs (D/L method)
New Zealand v England at Napier - Feb 20, 2008
Match tied
New Zealand v England at Auckland - Feb 15, 2008
England won by 6 wickets (with 18 balls remaining) (D/L method)
New Zealand v England at Hamilton - Feb 12, 2008
New Zealand won by 10 wickets (with 107 balls remaining) (D/L method)
New Zealand v England at Wellington - Feb 9, 2008
New Zealand won by 6 wickets (with 120 balls remaining)
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Photos

Feb 15, 2008

A rainbow frames Eden Park, New Zealand v England, 3rd ODI, Auckland, February 15, 2008

A rainbow frames Eden Park

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Feb 15, 2008

Ian Bell pushes off the back foot, New Zealand v England, 3rd ODI, Auckland, February 15, 2008

Ian Bell pushes off the back foot

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