England tour of New Zealand, 2007/08 / Commentary

England in New Zealand Test Series - 1st Test

New Zealand v England

New Zealand won by 189 runs

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135.2

Collingwood to Patel, no run, solidly blocked out on the front foot

135.3

Collingwood to Patel, no run, neat little swinger from Collingwood, on a perfect line and length and Patel comes cautiously forward to block it out

135.4

Collingwood to Patel, FOUR, very nicely played indeed, flicking this inswinger past mid-on for four. Excellent timing

135.5

Collingwood to Patel, no run, stands tall and creams this off the back foot, but straight to cover

135.6

Collingwood to Patel, no run, a slow bouncer which he ducks under with ease

New Zealand 455/8   JS Patel 4* (5b 1x4)

137.1

Collingwood to Patel, no run, a slow dibbly dobbler on the off stump which he pumps back to the bowler

137.2

Collingwood to Patel, 1 run, a shorter one which Patel plays very well, fending it off his chest

137.6

Collingwood to Patel, no run, good line and length, Patel comes forward to defend

New Zealand 469/8   JS Patel 5* (8b 1x4)

138.2

Sidebottom to Patel, OUT, well bowled and a safe catch from Strauss at first slip. Angling across Patel who drove at it without moving his feet, Strauss taking the edge low to his left

JS Patel c Strauss b Sidebottom 5 (15m 9b 1x4 0x6) SR: 55.55

New Zealand 470/9   JS Patel 5 (9b 1x4)
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Series Results
New Zealand v England at Napier - Mar 22-26, 2008
England won by 121 runs
New Zealand v England at Wellington - Mar 13-17, 2008
England won by 126 runs
New Zealand v England at Hamilton - Mar 5-9, 2008
New Zealand won by 189 runs
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Photos

Mar 9, 2008

Ian Bell drives off the back foot during his half century but it was too little, too late for England, New Zealand v England, 1st Test, Hamilton, March 9, 2008

Ian Bell drives off the back foot during his half century

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Mar 9, 2008

Tim Ambrose is bowled for a duck by Chris Martin, New Zealand v England, 1st Test, Hamilton, March 9, 2008

Tim Ambrose is bowled for a duck by Chris Martin

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