England tour of New Zealand, 2007/08 / Commentary

England in New Zealand Test Series - 3rd Test

New Zealand v England

England won by 121 runs

Overs 0-50

30.3

Sidebottom to McCullum, 1 run, stays round the wicket again, whipped through square leg from straight to get off the mark

New Zealand 120/5   BB McCullum 1* (1b)

31.1

Broad to McCullum, no run, comes right across the crease and exposes leg stump, Broad fires down the leg side...this will be interesting

31.2

Broad to McCullum, FOUR, flashed outside off stump, flies wide of backward point and down to the boundary

31.3

Broad to McCullum, 4 leg byes, comes off the pad down the leg side, goes very fine

31.4

Broad to McCullum, no run, well bowled, keeps it on off stump, defended to mid-on

31.5

Broad to McCullum, no run, outside off and left alone

31.6

Broad to McCullum, FOUR, edged and drops fractionally short and wide of Cook at fourth slip...McCullum living dangerously and this is edge-of-the-seat cricket

New Zealand 132/5   BB McCullum 9* (7b 2x4)

32.6

Sidebottom to McCullum, OUT, gone! what a huge wicket for England, round the wicket, jags back at McCullum who plays an expansive cut and drags into his stumps...Sidebottom has another five-wicket haul, one in each Test this series, and his 50th Test wicket

BB McCullum b Sidebottom 9 (15m 8b 2x4 0x6) SR: 112.50

New Zealand 137/6   BB McCullum 9 (8b 2x4)
Overs 0-50
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 26, 2008

England's fans celebrate the series win, New Zealand v England, 3rd Test, Napier, March 26, 2008

England's fans celebrate the series win

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Mar 26, 2008

Michael Vaughan meets his children after the end of a long tour, New Zealand v England, 3rd Test, Napier, March 26, 2008

Michael Vaughan meets his children after the end of a long tour

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