England tour of New Zealand, 5th ODI: New Zealand v England at Christchurch, Feb 23, 2008
New Zealand won by 34 runs (D/L method)
23 February 2008 - day/night match (50-over match)
25.2

Vettori to Collingwood, 1 run, turned square to the man on the edge of the circle

25.5

Vettori to Collingwood, no run, pushed firmly back to Vettori

25.6

Vettori to Collingwood, no run, again Vettori fields, a few cheers from spectators who thought that was a catch

England 107/3   PD Collingwood 1* (3b)
26.2

Oram to Collingwood, no run, driven into the covers but not into a space

26.3

Oram to Collingwood, 1 run, flicked to midwicket, Patel hurtles in from the deep ...77mph (the delivery, not Patel)

England 109/3   PD Collingwood 2* (5b)
27.1

Vettori to Collingwood, no run, short midwicket fields

27.2

Vettori to Collingwood, 1 run, pushed into the off side

27.4

Vettori to Collingwood, 1 run, edge onto the pad, a half appeal, Collingwood hesitates, Pietersen on his way, and Collingwood has to hurry to get in at the non-striker's end ... the throw was wild anyhow

England 112/3   PD Collingwood 4* (8b)
28.1

Oram to Collingwood, no run, defended, Oram quickly to his right to gather

28.2

Oram to Collingwood, no run, mid-off in quickly to field a push. Oram tight line-to-line stuff

28.3

Oram to Collingwood, 1 run, third time lucky in finding the gap, turned to the right of midwicket

28.5

Oram to Collingwood, no run, flicked hard but he can't get it either side of midwicket

28.6

Oram to Collingwood, no run, patted back obligingly to Oram

England 114/3   PD Collingwood 5* (13b)
29.2

Vettori to Collingwood, 2 runs, lovely one-handed sliding stop at deep square leg by Mills saves two

29.3

Vettori to Collingwood, 1 run, clipped to wide long-on

England 118/3   PD Collingwood 8* (15b)
30.1

Patel to Collingwood, 1 run, outside off, a hint of turn. Defended

30.3

Patel to Collingwood, 1 run, a circumspect response that time. Patel won't be underestimated again in a hurry

England 120/4   PD Collingwood 10* (17b)
31.1

Vettori to Collingwood, 1 run, pushed to point

31.4

Vettori to Collingwood, 1 run, rotating the strike again

England 123/4   PD Collingwood 12* (19b)
32.1

Patel to Collingwood, no run, sizing up a single off the hip, but turned back ... wisely again. "A touch of the Vicar of Dibleys" suggests David Lloyd

32.2

Patel to Collingwood, 1 run, a single this time ...

32.5

Patel to Collingwood, no run, two steps down the track but no way through there

32.6

Patel to Collingwood, no run, driven back down the pitch at a fair lick, and a loud appeal as the ball cannons into the stumps off the bowler's fingertips. Umpire Bowden is satisfied that his bat was grounded though ...

England 125/4   PD Collingwood 13* (23b)
33.2

Vettori to Collingwood, 1 run, quick feet and whipped to midwicket

33.4

Vettori to Collingwood, no run, an ambitious hoick across the line, but no contact whatsoever. "How was that?" enquires McCullum politely

33.5

Vettori to Collingwood, no run

33.6

Vettori to Collingwood, OUT, a stunning delivery, rips past Collingwood's floundering edge, drags him out of the crease, and McCullum whips off the bails in an instant! Superb delivery, and as the strains of Coronation Street play out across the stadium, the skipper has to depart

PD Collingwood st †McCullum b Vettori 14 (31m 27b 0x4 0x6) SR: 51.85

England 128/5   PD Collingwood 14 (27b)
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