ICC World Twenty20, 2007/08 / Commentary

ICC World Twenty20 - 6th match, Group B

England v Zimbabwe

England won by 50 runs

0.2

Chigumbura to Prior, 1 run, full, driven firmly to mid-off, never with enough oomph to pierce the field

0.5

Chigumbura to Prior, no run, wide, a slashing drive gets a thick inside edge into his pads

0.6

Chigumbura to Prior, no run, tight, Prior goes back and can only block and Chigumbura follows through to prevent the single

England 3/0   MJ Prior 1* (3b)

1.2

Brent to Prior, no run, slower, pushed into the leg side, short midwicket on it like a panther

1.3

Brent to Prior, FOUR, swung from middle behind square on the leg side - the short boundary - and it's four all the way

1.4

Brent to Prior, 1 run, short and wide, steered to third man

England 11/0   MJ Prior 6* (6b 1x4)

3.1

Mupariwa to Prior, FOUR, spearing down leg, low, turned it off the legs behind square

3.2

Mupariwa to Prior, no run, on the money, defended on the front foot with a barn door of a bat, figuratively speaking naturally

3.3

Mupariwa to Prior, 1 run, driven out to mid-on

3.6

Mupariwa to Prior, 2 runs, worked behind point for a comfortable two

England 28/2   MJ Prior 13* (10b 2x4)

4.2

Chigumbura to Prior, 1 run, worked to cover for a well-taken single

England 32/2   MJ Prior 14* (11b 2x4)

5.1

Mupariwa to Prior, SIX, a clean strike over long-on into the grass seating area

5.2

Mupariwa to Prior, no run, driven to long-off

5.3

Mupariwa to Prior, OUT, looked to go over the top but holed out at cow corner for a well-watched catch, eight yards in from the boundary

MJ Prior c Chibhabha b Mupariwa 20 (21m 14b 2x4 1x6) SR: 142.85

England 51/3   MJ Prior 20 (14b 2x4 1x6)
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South Africa v India at Durban - Sep 20, 2007
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Bangladesh v Pakistan at Cape Town - Sep 20, 2007
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Photos

Sep 13, 2007

The scoreboard at Newlands had the odd glitch, England v Zimbabwe, Group B, ICC World Twenty20, Cape Town, September 13, 2007

The scoreboard at Newlands had the odd glitch

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Sep 13, 2007

Kevin Pietersen was named Man of the Match for his 79 from 37 balls, England v Zimbabwe, Group B, ICC World Twenty20, Cape Town, September 13, 2007

Kevin Pietersen was named Man of the Match for his 79 from 37 balls

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