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 1-50  | Overs 51-100

1.1

Southee to Vaughan, no run, starts well, back of a length and straight...Vaughan turns it into the leg side

1.2

Southee to Vaughan, no run, outside off stump, gentle pace off the surface and Vaughan defends with an open face to gully

1.3

Southee to Vaughan, 2 runs, now Vaughan is off the mark, too, with a neat clip off his pads down to fine leg

1.4

Southee to Vaughan, no run, pitched up outside off stump, a touch wide but some nice shape and carry as Vaughan shoulders arms

1.5

Southee to Vaughan, no run, beauty, cracking ball on off stump which draws Vaughan half forward with a tentative poke and gets beaten on the outside edge...83mph

1.6

Southee to Vaughan, no run, this one takes the bottom edge as Vaughan tries to leave again and rolls into the slips...a promising start from Southee

England 4/0   MP Vaughan 2* (6b)

3.1

Southee to Vaughan, no run, loses his line and drifts down the leg side

3.2

Southee to Vaughan, no run, goes outside off, hint of swing, and Vaughan watches it go through

3.3

Southee to Vaughan, no run, more swing outside off allows Vaughan another sighter...just needs to get closer to off stump

3.4

Southee to Vaughan, no run, too wide to bring a shot, New Zealand have to make the most of this new ball

3.5

Southee to Vaughan, OUT, gone! Southee has his first Test wicket and Vaughan has gone early...trapped on the crease as he expects the ball to swing out again, it doesn't and is struck plumb in front of middle. Well bowled, and a great start for New Zealand

MP Vaughan lbw b Southee 2 (15m 11b 0x4 0x6) SR: 18.18

England 4/1   MP Vaughan 2 (11b)
Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100
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England won by 121 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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