Statistics

Best performances - Batsmen

MJ Guptill
189(155) 19x4 - 2x6
Control %83%
  • Productive Shot
  • leg glance
  • 17 runs
  • 3x4 - 0x6
8 12 1 7 0 5 4 9
IJL Trott
109(104) 5x4 - 1x6
Control %93%
  • Productive Shot
  • off side drive on front foot
  • 11 runs
  • 1x4 - 0x6
0 0 5 7 6 2 0 7

Best performances - Bowlers

MJ McClenaghan
O8.1
M0
R35
W3
Eco4.28
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
JM Anderson
O10.0
M0
R65
W2
Eco6.50
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF

Commentary

6.50pm: Right, thanks for your comments today, I'm going to wrap this up. Gnasher's report is locked and loaded; we'll be back to see if New Zealand can keep using England as wallpaper in the final ODI at Trent Bridge on Wednesday. Cheerio!

6.35pm: Time for the presentations... England captain, Alastair Cook: "Yeah, tough day, obviously huge credit to New Zealand. They really batted us out of the game. We bowled pretty well until the 42nd, 43rd over but New Zealand built a huge platform, kept wickets in hand and when you've got a guy on 100 not out and Brendon McCullum, it's very hard to stop them. When we managed to get a few dots on Guptill he managed to find the boundary. With the extra man in the ring, a lot of runs flew down to third man but they earned that. We were trying to grab wickets because we know how important they are. [Lacking Broad and Finn] would be too easy an excuse and probably does New Zealand a disservice but we need to look at our plans for the Champions Trophy. Not sure if [Broad and Finn] will be fit for Trent Bridge. Fours years unbeaten at home is a good record but credit to New Zealand, they were better."

New Zealand captain, Brendon McCullum: "Thank you, it's an extremely proud moment, credit to Martin in these two games and also Ross Taylor, he's been outstanding with the bat. Clean hitting is what Martin does and he did it again today. I didn't think it was a 360 surface, maybe 300-320 wicket. The way England batted, if we weren't able to pick up those wickets they were a live chance. We decided to bat first and you've got to post something to defend. The intent Martin and Kane Williamson showed at the start, they got us into a position. I had a bit of fun at the end but I was just a passenger in the Martin Guptill show. It's been really pleasing after the Test series, we're an experienced one-day unit and we're hard to beat. When the Champions Trophy rolls around we've got to play as well as we can. You can channel your energy into your fielding and running between the wickets, something we have to do and it's a good sign of the team's attitude."

Martin Guptill is named Man of the Match: "It's pretty special, I didn't expect that at the start of the day. I just wanted to go on as long as I could. The Test wasn't ideal but I've turned it around. I don't really know what a good score on any wicket is but I just tried to start partnerships and put pressure on the opposition. You never know, you can get a pearler or nick off early so you've got to take each ball as it comes."

6.30pm: England are flat on their backs on the canvas, sides heaving, lycra threatening to burst, with New Zealand sitting squarely on their chest - the Black Caps have won the series, 2-0 up with one to play, ending England's unbeaten run at home, which stretched back to 2009. A second consecutive defeat sees England drop to fourth in the rankings, while New Zealand are up to seventh. After upsetting South Africa in their backyard in January, they've done it again and in some style. Nevermind England, maybe New Zealand should be favourites for the Champions Trophy.

44.1
W
McClenaghan to Dernbach, OUT, hoicked into the off side, Dernbach trying to put the ball into orbit and getting it almost as far as the circle, where mid-off nearly misjudges it, probably from looking away over the horizon, before flopping forward to take the decisive catch and confirm an 86-run win for New Zealand

END OF OVER:
44 | 8 Runs | ENG: 273/9

  • IJL Trott109 (104b)
  • JW Dernbach2 (4b)
  • DAJ Bracewell8-1-55-1
  • MJ McClenaghan8-0-35-2
43.6
2
Bracewell to Trott, 2 runs, length ball, wide of the stumps, carved high over point for a couple
43.5
1
Bracewell to Dernbach, 1 run, again steps away and drags a full-length ball back past the bowler to long-on
43.4
1
Bracewell to Trott, 1 run, pitched up around middle, Trott hacks the ball back down the ground
43.3
1
Bracewell to Dernbach, 1 run, goes for the yorker again, Dernbach steps away and swings late, manages to squeeze to through point
43.2
1
Bracewell to Trott, 1 run, on the stumps, pretty much a low full toss, clubbed through midwicket

Statistics

Best performances - Batsmen

MJ Guptill
189(155) 19x4 - 2x6
Control %83%
  • Productive Shot
  • leg glance
  • 17 runs
  • 3x4 - 0x6
8 12 1 7 0 5 4 9
IJL Trott
109(104) 5x4 - 1x6
Control %93%
  • Productive Shot
  • off side drive on front foot
  • 11 runs
  • 1x4 - 0x6
0 0 5 7 6 2 0 7

Best performances - Bowlers

MJ McClenaghan
O8.1
M0
R35
W3
Eco4.28
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
JM Anderson
O10.0
M0
R65
W2
Eco6.50
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF